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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE id-Summer AT THE Foot Toggery All Our Women's Pumps and Ox- fords from to Special at W. J. Nelson Co. INCREASE COMES ON PAPERS WHICH ARE' DELIVERED BY 1 LBTfEft CARRIERS is an- nounced, thai in! order to meet the cost br.ifce -Increased subsidy to rail- for the cdrrjing of malls, Ihe Post Office department has- decided to increase .the postage on newspap- ers and periodicals. The present rate is one-quarter" of a. cont per ootind. It is proposed in the future to charge one "copy for papers deliv- ered by letter earner--. there Ms no., letter ..carrier system, the charge will be one quarter of a cent j per A memorandum issued to the publishers imdrr the authority of hi on L P Pelletier Pobtmastcr- I General, -states The Press.'association has stated I that there can be no disagreement as j regards Canada having the lowest postal rate in the world and that there can be no room for difference of opinion as regards the rapid growth ol the amount of newspapers carried by The association has admitted that the rate of postage, on newspapers should be increased. -The Postmaster-General was desir- ous, of reachingjj an agreement with the publishers arid-thought good couid be accomplished if there was no doubt about the power to do so be- ing ;vested in him. He was of the opinion that this power was already vested in the to remove any doubt in regard to this and to make it so clear that ther.fc will be no question about it, lie introduced a bill to this end at the .recent session oi Parliament. This bill passed the House of Com- mons but was rejected by the Sen- ate. As a-result of this action on OF CIJY INSURANCE 'Another knotty civic problem has fceen dealt with' the council. The city 'B insurance was' allotted this morning after_a session with the in- surance cbromiiitee; composed of Messrs. W. M. Harris, A. B. Stat- and Hugh -Macbeth. A rider was attached to .the resolution adopt- ing their report, that the premiums are to be. applied on the taxes and (licenses year by the ivaridus.vcompanies, and no "cash will change hands excepting in isolated cases.- Another clause in- the resolution requests the committee to have each agent furnish, for next year's allot- ment, a'detailed statement of. the as- sessment, exclusive of -the clientele holdings. The committee reported as fol- lows: "We have had the city's pro- perty rc-ratcd hy the hoard of fire underwriters and have; been -success- ful in securing a slight reduction in the rates. ,A11 the. city's with the exception of tlie small, -building in Staffordville, known as the council- chamber, and a small lot.of material the east yard, is now covered un The policies cohering on the street! railway equipment expiring on the' 28th of November-next, will of. ne- cessity have "to'be cancelled first, "as it will then be un- der 'the above schedules, a prd-rata proportion of the premium will he re- turnable to the city. With reference'to the allotment of the 19M fire insurance we would re- commend as follows I the part of tlie Senate, there is noth- ing now to do but to enforce the law as it stands oa the statute hooks. This means that the cent rate will prevail as heretofore on papers J 'der two schedules. of one and three years. These schedules take effect on the first day of July next..______ Make This Work Easier for Yourself Y IOU will find thai Sunlight Soap is the best and handiest helper for wash- ing dishes you ever used. Try Sunlight, and the hardest part. dieh-washing will disappear. The work will he quicker done, too. Of course, Sunlight is the best all-round soap you can for dainty fabrics, and those woollen blankets you want to keep fresh and fleecy. Remember, it kind to the hands. A BAR All grorcfi sell and recommend it Wilson A.Skeith RIplcy 'Co..... Peat Co.......... 4 Gibbons Co...... 9 Bowman Agency 23 Alberta Loan Co. 4 Stafford Stew- art Macbeth Agency .12 Asquith and L. 5 Freeman M'leod C. S. Donaldson Alberta Securities i Blackburnc Co. i'Wilkic i: Stephens Barnsley Dooley Dows. Mulhern. I Leth. Weyburn !-B. C. Trust Co. j la.-Alta. L'd. Co. .I.e. H. Kerr ..I I. H. Huff Co. Lewis Bceby) 10 7 20-.000 21, 42IOOO of this amount is 3-year, and the balance' one-year insurance. The above allotment was arrived at by the following method Agents weje 'classified into three groups with' special consideration given in two instances where the agent had been in the insurance busi- ness in Lethbridge over ten years. An equal amount allotted .to each-agent in his respective group. The balance was then spread over rthe whole number on an 8' per cent, basis of. the respective assessment. have given this' matter a good of time and consideration'and believe the basis upon which the is. made, is about a'i equitable as can be arrived at. How j.ever, it' you should iltwfre any fur- I ther information tlie committee will ijbe glad to advise you. The schedules arc now being print- ed and. should be ready for distribu- tion about Saturday the 27th inst Yours truly, (Signed) H. Macbeth, W. M. Harris, A. H. Stafford. delivered by letter carriers, where letter carriers delivery is in operation a separate .charge of not more than onercent-a copy will he made, for the delivery of newspapers hy carriers. ThiSjis .under section 711 of 'the post office act which. provides that an amount not exceeding one cent .'shall. be paid ,for the delivery of each newspaper, hy carrier.. As re- gards jthe cent .rate, the law is that rite for each pound weight or any fraction of a pound weight; i cent must be paid for each copy. does not es- tablish a bulk of postage and this question of for each copy must he'met. question of the conveyance.oijnewspapers by post will now have t'p, receive immediate consideration. CITY TO HOLD MEETINGS Will Dileuii Bylaws In Both North and South Lethbridge The City Clerk has been authoriz- ed by the council to arrange for two meetings, one on the north side and [one on the south, to be .held on .Mon- day, June 29, and Thursday, July 2, for the purposes of public dis- cussions on the proposed money, by-, laws, which are to be voted on July .1. The places of meeting have not yet been arranged, and will be announc- ed later. It Is the purpose of the commissioners to go over each bylaw thoroughly; .30 that those who hayo not stiiclied tlir-m be in a posi- tion to vote Norway to Make Inquiry Over Storstad Montreal, June chap- ter in the .Empress of Ireland disas- ter will he heguh' tomorrow 'when a maitime enquiry, ordered ,by the Nor- wegian government, will be started in the Norwegian consulate in Mont- real, over the Collier Storstad which rammed and sank the Canadian Pa- cific liner Empress' of Ireland, on Way 29, that over people.iperisliM: .Captain -An-' and crew, will Tlie .is'ytjfibe- held in-pri- vate and it stateU. at the Con- sulate lhis'morning.'thnt it will hi ordinary inquiry without judg- ment or forming ol opinions as to the guilty party or parties in the disaster. ,-W. M. Johanneseii, pro- tempore consul-general for Norway' 'Canatla, will the in charge of the en- quiry. 5lr. .Jorstad. the secretary of the Norwegian Consulate in Montreal, explained tile object of the enquiry was to make, a complete report to the government in Norway. In all cases of shipwrecks, or disasters at sea, where Norwegian vessels arc con- cerned, it is demanded that 'the Con- sulate in the. port conduct an in- quiry, Sjo as it is called in the maritime laws of Norway. In .the case, of the Storstad, the local government authorities have received special instructions to .go ahead with the enquiry. The matter was delayed hy the inquiry conduct- fit by Lord'Mersey; in Quebec and it was found impossible to start until the entire evidence had been heard and the argument only reniains to be hcarfi Neither Captain Kendall, his crew or any of tbi survivors, it is under- will', be masked ,lo come before the new. enquiry, What's WRIGLEYSi n SPEARMINL You've a to like to show in our most up-to-date, sanitary chewing gum factories in the world! is made from the air-dried, milky sap of the Sapodilla Tree, which grows in Mexico and Central America. This sap is boiled down into chicle, flavored with the aromatic juice of pure fresh mint leaves, then cut into the delicious, springy bars which you buy. New machines, costing, several dollars wrap WRIGLEY'S seal, then the inside pink hundred thousand in an inner waxed wrapper, then the NEW-- OUTER WAXED SEAL that is air-tight, damp-proof, dust-proof. The same machines encircle this waxed- wrapped packet of five big sticks in the familiar band you know so well. It's as good and as clean as men, machines and money can make it. The BIGGEST 5 cents' worth of beneficial enjoyment you can buy Chew it after every meal MADE IN CANADA. Wra. Wrigky, Jr. Co.. Ltd.. 7 Scott St., TORONTO AND IN THE U. S. A.. Wm. Wriglt j Jr. Co., CHICAGO MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF LITTLE MARJORIE MclNTYRE HAS POLICE GUESSING Saskatoon, SasK., June M. lier mother, who 'was sitting on the back door steps, looked on. Requiring something in the house, Mrs. Jfcln- tyre left the door for a few minutes, and upon returning missed the child. An alarm was sounded; and a sys- tematic search begun by the police and neighbors, but without result. Sea.rch was made in the river, .grap- pling irons from boats dragged across and up and down the stream for .days, -nd men were stationed at many Mclntyre, father of Marjorle Mcln-1 points down stream to watch Tor the MINISTER ROJAS DEAD Washington, D.C., June vate despatches received at the Pan American Union early today, reported ilio death'or'P. Ezequ'fel Rojns, min- ister from Venezuela, at Atlantic Mfr, K.J.' Ne dcUlls were given. tyre, the girl of two years who disap- peared from her parents' residence on Saskatchewan crescent, on .Tune IT, and .has not been seen since, offered a reward of 31000 for the return of the child alive and well. Last Wednesday, the little girl was playing in the backyard of her home, which adjoins the river bank, while body. No trace of the .child was found, although dynamite was freely exploded in the river with the object of making the boriy rise to the sur- face if it'was in the water.. The opinion is held .by. many that the child, who is unusually attractive, has been kidnapped, and' the offer of to information, which will result in her recovery. The 'little girl Is a granddaughter of Superintendent Daniel Mclntyfe of public schools in Winnipeg. Ottawa, Ont, .Tune Sir Robert Borden; premier of Canada, today reached his sixtieth birthday, and all day has been the recipient of con- gratulations woild. Sir from all parts of the Robert was born in Grand Pre, N.S., on June 26, 1854, and was first elected to the House o" Com- the reward, it is believed, may lead mons for the city of Halifax in OPEN TONIGHT The New Classy Billiard Parlor--Splendid Equip- ment Well Lighted Beside Palace Confectionery Opposite Alexandra Hotel -A: ;