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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta flNE 1918 THE DAILY HKKATJ PAGE SEVEtt LATEST NEWS OF m Tax Rate This Year Reduction in Assessment and Also in the Estimates THE 1918 RATE 1918 191V mills mIHa Public mills Hupnraio Schools nilllB llOBpllal lOtlli mills Public School supporters pay Separate School supporters pay 42il mills NOTEtIn tax notices will cull for an extra levy of one1 mill for Patriotic Fund and general revenue Imposed by tba provincial There you have the tax It was struck at a special meet ing ot the city council this morning In n hurryup owing to the fact that Mayor Itardle wishes to leave for the coast on Monday for a months holidays to recuperate his Highest in Hlitory The rule is the highest over struck In the city of but the council points out that the assessment lias been reduced practically a million so that in reality the rato Is no higher than the 33 mill rate of last and in fact the actual taxes levied will be somewhat Following nre tho assessment figures for the two years for comparative purposes Assessment Figures 1918 Taxable for all purposes Public schools Separate schools 1917 Reduce In addition to the reduction In I he there has been a consid erable reduction In the general estl Last year the general esll or all purposes amounted to whereas this allow ing tor more on tax the total estimates amount only to a reduction of Big reduction IB shown this year in debenture Reduction Is from to a saving of which Is made possible by computing the sinking fund on a five per in stead of a three per The commissioners feel justified In doing this as It is possible to all sink ing funds in government bonds bear ing five per cent or or else In the citys own debentures which will return Interest close to seven per cent The estimate for general city pur poses this year Is as compar ed with last The in crease can mostly be accounted for by wage increases granted In recent weeks The public school boaid is asking for as against last which increases their tax rate nearly two mills when the assessment reduction Is taken Into Separate School supporters will again pay a high though the act ual levy will be The Separate school board is asking for less than last but the rate is higher owing to the assessment The following comparative summary of tho estimates will show the reasons for the increase in some of the I and the reduction In others CONTESTS WILL BE E The big tunnr1 to bo used In con nection with the mine rescue contRstn At Hendernon park Is being construct ed this and everything will bo In readiness to show the crowds how tho rescue crews work during ii in Inn wreck such as occurred lillcrnst and Six teams have enlereil HO far for tho mine resent these being 6 Coalhurst North American Collieries Coleman International Coal and Coke Me Hlllvray McOillivray Coal and Coke Drumheller Drum heller Land and Coal and tho sec ond Drumheller representing the Alberta Block Coal Two contests will be held in Ihe nid The junior contest has the following entries Michel Coalhurst Coalhurst Boy Scouts bridge Chief Hardys bridgeChief Hardys The following teams are entered for I the senior contests Michel Crows Pass Coul Michel Crows Nest Coal Coleman Lethbrldge brltlta Foremost Woolford Tab Cowley Caldston Leih Those In E are Orron Raymond Lethbrldgc Lnth bridge Ilisrnun Manyberrion T Coalhurst Leth bridge Manyberrles Vale Yet wood Truvers L Tabfer Manyberrles Warner ion CITY GETS BIG SHARE PROPERTY Worth Passes to Their HandB From Recent Tux Sale figure nliowing property fi at nearly will finally come In the city through tho Thin Is not inn actiifll lielng only sin More will comfi to the city at it Is nxpected ai least ninoiint will not hn This together with pxemplnrl under thn Soldiers Home Kxemptlnn tnakea about half a million dollars worth of porty which will IR a dead on the city for aomo time to Trio fnxcn which would otherwise be borne by thifl properly must now be by oilier and thla Item baa had conslderahlB to do with the ln crease In the tax rate this Or Bow Inland HOW AFFECTS MS Many Thousands of Dollars in Taxes Are Protected By j Moratorium i That the citys greatest financial problem of the near future is the pro Michel lection afforded payers by I he Hie statement by Mayor liar Railway Deficit Board of Health Isolation Hospital nelie and Nursing Mission Public Sundry Chinook Club Alterations Fire Department Police Department Childrens Shelter Works and Property Assessment and Building Inspection 1017 Estimate Total General Gait Hospital Debenture Payment 1917 Expenditure 1918 Estimate Public School Separate School Add for 3 in 1918 HE IS June the man who was in charge of the raid on the Novitiate In which has railed such a stormy is to be the new provost marshal for Military District it is CONDUCTORS June Heed and conductors on the Canadian Pacific were today fined and osts and ten days in jail for permit ting passengers to travel on the line without accepting a briHe in tax moratorium act was made to The Herald tnis teth One third of the is pro j tectod either by the moratorium act or by the new act respecting the non taxation of soldiers said he I am quite In favor of not pass I taxing soldiers but tho prob1 Intelnation1 em presented by the moratorium is al Coal and Coke Coloman team Hundreds of thousands of dol International Coal Coke MeOll Iars of Protected i livray McGlllivray Creek Coal Wilv und everv tho amount and Coke Bellevue West i is Should the war last u Canadian CollieriesHellevue team couple of years there will be West Canadian Collieries Commerce i much of tnis property on which there Chinook Coal Co Taber w11 be seven or eight years taxes out Canada West Coal That will be an important The big celebration win concludeltem lhe citvs j with a dance in the club I Tnc mayors greatest protest is i rooms in the j against the protection afforded what lhe calls tin soldiers tinder thw It is understood that the matter is to be discussed at the conference of mayors to be held on Tuesday next at Speaking of the necessity of pro viding for the taxes to be levied this year on property reverting to the city at the present tax the mayor said that part of this property would be he but the The court of revision of the assess has completed Its work and con firmed the assessment as showing a total taxable assessment of as against which wns tho flgurrsubmitted by City Assessor Meech before thn court of revision began Its The most Important decision of the court of revision was HIP wiping out of the sorailed semibusiness district on Third cast of 8th S and iirh south of nth The re made by Meech at the of the court of revision re duces the assessment on properties In this district by which Is about two per reduction on total city This action of the council will greatly reduce the burden being carried by the owners of residences In the districts men City Gets Another interesting feature of the assessment as finally confirmed Is the in striking the tax would have lo provide something to cover the taxes on the unredeemed lie estimated this at half the taxes on the property which comes to the city through the tax CASES SETTLED SAVE SUGAR June Canada food In a called for further voluntary restrictions on the consumption of sugar In private The statement empha sized the necessity for curtailing con in order to build an ade quate reserve for the preserving sea The following young women will leave during the summer for the various mission fields of the Cana dian Church Miss Kells and Miss Indian work in Canada Miss Moss and Miss Japan Miefi Jones and Miss China Miss Kabajott and Miss Results of the local medical board j for the 24lh are as follows Those reaching A2 i Barons Coleman i Retlaw Blair more Thompson i Many berries Erland Many berries Coalhurst Coalhurst Manyberries Munyber ries Warner Mc Coleman Cards ton Cardston Warner Glenwoodville Taber Pakowki B2 men are Leth hridge Etzikom Orion Coaldale Warner bethbridge Warner Those placed in C are La Dress Up for Dominion Day YOUR SUMMER HABERDASHERY IS READY FOR SELECTION THE MAN WHO REALIZES THE IMPORTANT PART HABER DASHERY PLAYS IN TUNING UP HIS APPEARANCE WILL APPRE CIATE THE COMPLETION OF OUR SUMMER THE NEW LINES ARE TRULY NOTABLE FOR THEIR DIVERS UNEXCELLED QUALITIES AND FOR THE WAY WEVE PRICED TH SHIRTS of Mercerized silk and linen satin pure solid color and novelty NECKWEAR Fine Swiss anil Italian silks in diagonal striped floral effects triangle patterns and Persian mid Oriental UNDERWEAR All representative union and two piece HOSIERY Standard lines colors and ATHLETIC UNDERWEAR IN SEALED PApKETS STRAW HATS All the new styles lu and A wide assortment for your LIGHT TROUSERS In white Herge and while duck Very attractively HIGH GRADE SUMMER SUITS KESTER FIFTH OPPOSITE PAULAS HOTEL JUMBO GET THEM AT THE 15 bunches only of above as an extra Saturday morning v COME EARLY NO PHONE ORDERS FOR THESE Proclamation Omar Khayyam Ceremonial Monday July At the Pythian Castle Hail Alberta VOTARIES AND KNIGHTS OF BE AT THE PYTHIAN FIFTH STREET SHARP 10 JULY 1ST WITH FEZ AND A BIG AUTOMOBILES WILL BE THERE TO CONVEY YOU TO in your petitions for the ceremonial to the Secre He is ready to receive WILL YOU BE THERE ALUANf LEWIS 1 Secretary Royal The NextofKin Association ARE HOLDING A TAG DAY ON DOMINION DAY MONDAY JULY 1st Half Proceeds for Sailors Relief Half Proceeds for the Funds of the Local oJ Kin The of Kin Indies are counting on the generous support of the public In behalf of these two most worthy COALDALE Will Celebrate As Usual on DOMINION DAY Ball Races and Field Sports in Supper served by Coaldale Ladies Dancing all good Everybody A good op portunity to meet our new settlers and get acquainted i Southern Alberta Amalgamated Fair and Stampede ALBERTA JULY 22nd to 19i8 in Prizes and Special Classes for Girls and Entries Close July Write for Prize All Stampede events to be for the Canadian Championship And the beat riders and ropers on the American continent will FREE PLATFORM AND AN EXCELLENT RACING BIG EXHIBITS OF LIVE FARM CHILD WELFARE AND HEALTH EXHIf EXCURSION FREE CAMPING Bring your own tent and THE BIG HOLIDAY FOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA Vulcanizing Vulcanizing Vulcanizing Our commodious and uptodate Vulcanizing and Tire Service Station at the rear of Dallas Hotel is now open and ready for These premises are catering to a first class trade and are equipped with the necessary modern plant and machinery to facilitate service and reduce prices to the lowest Try us for satisfaction and Retreading and Innerlining work a Ship your tires to be vulcanized by Central Vulcanizing and Tire Service Station LETHBRIDG ;