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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. MARCH 4, 1921 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT TT3RALD How City Manager Has Worked in S. Vancouver Tho following communication to Chtof and 1 Police Chief, inlssioncr ,M' for the municipality of of managerial novornment tliere: "For some six years iirior to my muni, etc hero tallied in this Mini _ ____ Single TM, a tax on values only. The rate cm improved lands being 41.40 mills and on wild lands 50 mills Tho levy in 1916. 1917, ims, ing and 1930 was as 1'ollaws: Percent. Collodion Col'ted J243.909.S6 35.7 I have a competent secretary who devotes his whole time to looking utter the requirement! of the schools. Tax had ob-' i regularly meet hMdi of iiallty. I meun by departmenta and dlKtiai, tomctlmei collectively, Hack department. I do my 3816 1817 191S 1919 M20 Levy 901.735.70x 4742 7L85 C91.522.32 76.73 Includes water frontage le. To these figures should be added the sale of lots thul came to the munici- pality as arrears of taxes, which will possibly add about 4 per cent. more. utmost to keep supervision over all the departments. I have no difficulty In doing this excepting that I am not able to watch the details of the pub- lic work which Is carried on from time to time In thn municipality. We havo 120 miles ot Sidewalks and M- 44.35 300 miles of Roads. you see that It ii quite out of the qneetioa for any one man to superviao all thj My position hen to largely that of Executive. I have to keep a firm hand on ail The average Ui payer ud the best people throughout the municipality are all in accord with tho administration. tome yean prevkmi to thli them had been no provision made (or taking1 cure of the sinking fund." According to an enactment In the I B. C. legislature (ho control and man-] agenieut of the corporation of youth Vancouver Is wholly vested In a Com- nluloner appointed by the Limit- Ouveroor. With dim Incorporated all the powon, authorities anil func- tions heretofore vested in or exercis- is HELMED WIIVLUIUIQ TUOLCU m ur m able by the Heeve and .Majority of 2a is Considered Hoard of Coinmlssioniirs. and School Trustees, and all other officers ot the said corporation shall cuaso to vested in uml exercised by the said! Reeve and Councillors, Police Com- missioners and School Trustees and all other officers of the said Corpora- tion. Tho said. Commissionc r shall have Very Fair- Budget Next Month OTTAWA, Mar. (Can. Press) satisfaction is felt in govern- result of this the lioiiso ment circles with tho morning's division In thn opening ot flu to paw all such by laws m il felt might to passed by the sail and Councillors umieith a ithoH v "f I'ctwon and 30. But t LIU, HlllllUI ll> ttliioau n tut -j ,1 11 _i _ _. dried frulu, oil mil sour milk, there wis a continuous birth rato aud no "Here in thu West Indies, nhore tho (lurk riicoa live on yunia, Bwcut miiKAva, IndlHii corn, sugar, milk, cocoanuU, Iwnanas anil oranges, with some suit flsh. the birth rate is and fertility Irrepressible. "OwltiB to icnorancu and want of sanltatiou the infant mortality Is high, but whcii that is removed the black population will multiply at :i [ar high- er rato than the while unions the white population of the world learn. It Is com, oil ana wine, salads milk and honey which produce a for race, and that moat eating spells, increased sterility." EIGHTY PER CENT. OF CANADA'S AREA FIT ONLY 53f0 rss, Orr liwr "1 in addition to he paid on hi. lot, an ears, just enough, to make colleo i. the only di.satt.ded in the per cent, of the I municipality. For instance a man with a 33 tt. lot assessed for tton rate total lew liiir f Iily to of the said any such by-laws. AH the powers vested in the Reevo i as a Court of Hevis-1 Ith a house the Assessor and i said Corporation are hereby vested in I the said Commissioner and in anv I deputy or deputies by him appointed to act as Assessor or Collector. I he Lieutenant-Governor in Conn cil may at any time ca: mav come till ,ate in tion_of forest areas almost invariably early in May. municipal sta h- MI oldme the head of each department responsible for that otopartment I gave each head a free hand in the selection of his help, .warning him that when his department was not. satisfactory, i would find a new head I applied the same 'principles to the schools, of which we have fifteen and there are school children Iri attendance. There are 175 teachers and we have n resular salary schedule' which has now been in force oie year and a half. There are some objec- tions to this, hut as we have such a large number of teachers, it would be quite out of the question for me to deal with each one I mean to discuss the 'salary question I have an engineer who is in charge of the roads and sidewalks. I have a 'BED HUMANS RIGHT AND BIRTHRATE WON'T CAUSE ANY TROUBLE LOXml.V, Vel.. Dr. Josiah. Oldficld. EnRlish physician and author, who believes that flesh-eating 1 PILL A LAXATIVE 2 PILLS A CATHARTIC 3 AJPURGATIVE This I; The Way Milburn's Laxi- Liver Pilli Work You will that farms will follow. Thin proved true a century ago when tho line acrlcultunil soils of Southern On- tario and Quebec were tree covered. Canada has now reached the sttiKO when only u trifling percentage of the land area now covered with timber growth is of any ngrlcnltural value. Ijhe whole aim of Ihu forest conserva- tion movement, now gaining such headway, Is to retain the non-agricul- tural sections of the country us a tim- ber producing estate. To do this effec- tively the annual plague of forest flref must be fought and overcome for it Is not generally known that forest fires have destroyed ten trees to one that has fallen by the axe of the lum- berman. THE SILLY SEX BOSTO.V.-Irouiu definitions of art- icles of feminine apparel now iu fas- hion were xlven at a the Mmsiichusi.'tte parent_____ by Mrs. Ixllai chairman of coMI____ llfu department. Some ot WOK way not to oofer. "ilal: A way to mother the "Hlouses: A way to eipoM, oftM indecent the most characterlatlcriW feminine portion ot woman'a anetOTByi "Shoes A way to make "Wo Mrs. Sharp added. "havi" surely earned Ihe right to title of the ailly sex." Don't miss the opening of "THE CHARM SCHOOL" it the Empress today. WALLACE REID, SUBt. and_ the flra brigade, ity. This" would "haVe been" mr-' fifths of the whole municipality hence the other one-fifth would have to pay all the Uiea which woold be simply impossible. Many of the people were, sore with me on account of my policy, In fact every householder was, but now they are beginning to gee that the other course would have meant ruin. I conld aave at leaat a year more than I am doing hy getting rid of ithe host teachers and patting on beginners at smaller saUrlea. This 1 steadfastly rafoMd to do u moat of the people here hare little to give their children hat u education, and I am determined It stall be as rood u an be had anywhere. I had the slnkttc find ed tor both for and March 12th. driven to 191S 1917 151S 1919 1920 1918 118 per cent, of levy. 1920 collections Includin; 95 per cent, of levy. j dealing tion, biliousness: rven o with i the grave problem of the stead-; tion with sick headaches if 'ct. J'y Europe has tongue is coated, your breath bad City of Lethbrldge (Collection ___ ___ _ _____, 60.03 Srasp the fundamental truth 'your complexioiT'muddy "your eves 85..12 applies to vegetable and animal: yellow, have floating specks before 47773424 Ot-r -m.-. j _- Tinman lifn ii-_i J___i. uwtuilj "If A gardener wants much foliage i Mrs- Mackle, Ortllia, Ont., arrears ,he Jeeds plant with one food; .express my Major Robert Griffith, ed slayer of William A. Holland, Mon- 'one into murder-j queen bee. j he wants fruit or seed he frtant Notice Farmers inspect our Stock before buying market- We invite every Farmer and user of Harness The Alberta Saddlery Co., Limited PHONE 764 MANUFACTURERS OF HORSE FURNISHINGS, TRU NKS AND SUIT CASES, LEATHER I.ELTING, AND TENTS 306 FIFTH STREET SOUTH ;