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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta SVKDNKSOAY, MARCH 12, 1918 mv: The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It NEEDS KM OF local Man Discusses Situation Shedding New Light On Home Points Chris DonnldFou, a well-known local man. who has been connecieii with Iho coal mining Iiul'istrv for !t hawlly to bo wondered at >ws, seiida tbo HcraM the that there some JjiR IcHU-r discussing the most am subject of a wider market 'or our coat: Though there is no reason whatever why there should b6 any pank-ky fcvlliiga over the it is Just as well for iho peoyte of Lcihbrldge to fcnow that there arc some cases ot In the chy this week, Su tar they are confined to a very few imiiiJics, but view of Iho fact that (here lias been an in outbreak in some ot Hie towns iu the south. H would bo Jubl as well (or people to te ou -fr their guard. With (he changing neither of tho past ''ays And with iho sloppy condition of the streeU and sidewalks. CITY COUNCIL FACES NECESSITY OF RAISING MORE IN 1919 Precautions now will probttoly v Kditor HcraliS: I was vi-ry much liv Urcsted In ai> appearing in your issue; o.' the 7lli. ins'... on llic !nr jiortatlon of American voir. o'c. It the Manitoba market Ifcat has hither- supplied by Amork-an coal provenl a spread of Ibo epi- demic. LclhbridgG was lucky in getting off with only one Tlsltutioti, and caru on tuc part of iho population will prevent another. o o to been tmppllcd by Amem-an coa coaj brougM lQ Winnlpcg is could be supplied from Jn mUes to this return loadeJ have not the sllgMcn dotiljl hut .t hawl of 900 anj ybu havoa nille-) can. it would placo lha Dimms maus- wnes pgj, or OVc-r try ot tlie province on a aouiul basis. It Is our logical inartBl. nnd until It is secured will bo continuous unrest Ibis tielil. At Iircseut there Is notbins Maple In Iho milling Industry, our markets too iimitcu and lopsided. In it Is either a hunger or a bunt. AccprdiuK to your Ihf Win. igc oi iniics per car, ur uvvi five times the distance is corcreil to i bring a car of coal to Winnipeg from! tho v.-fistern mines than was covered i to bring a car from the lako head. Tho car efficiency Is arluaHy reduced by :nore than limes, because tho ivwlern railways, between and Ihe wostern mine territory, iiho scarcity and poor quality of the j because during the latler (ora of province In place their own mftn for selling and ilclivcrluR coal in Winnipeg, as lhal city aloac consftnv j Ocl be BIld Xoveiniier, whon Uie bull; 1 'JlS.OOy ions of American coal ihir- j out Some time a50 Mayor Hardie In- timated to ttt people that there might be a possibility oi a six- mill increase in taxation year unleis form of relief' la found. Consideration of the esti- mates which Is now In progress before the city council only serves to Justify this statement. According to the preliminary timites, which, of course, will liktlx be submitted to a healthy of t'-.e axe yet, the totsil rev- enue to be raised for oily pur- this year will be as against for last year. This is an increase of some which on the present sessment would be about five mills on the dollar. Where do the increases come in? Here are come of them: POLICE DEPT. INCREASE The police department will cost double at much this year. Last year estimates were while this year the total will be STREET CARS COST MORE Then the street railway is cost- ing mort all the time. Arrange- ments must be made to meet a de- ficit this year of as against a deficit last year of FIRE DEPARTMENT, TOO The fire department is going to cost this year, the chief estimates. This is an increase. MORE ASKED Then the works and property d-pErtment is going to have addi- tional expenditures to fsce and is asking for as against last year. ANOTHER Sundry finances wil! require this year as agdinst WV 492.85 last year. Altogether, the outlook is not very encouraging unless fne com- missioners can use (he DXC with precision, which they are now preparing to do. J F. H, PETERS Commissioner of Irrigation, who Is in Iho city attend ihp big irrigation conference oti TJmi Mercuiy Dropped 3S Degrees in 10 Soil Now Moist Opinion of Assistant Many Miners Now Out of ing 1917. American coal comes far ivest of Winnipeg, to tint the problem' of replacing tt with Alberta coal ought to become the simpler. I am afralil, however, there it more to it than price, although undoubtedly ihJs is consideration. In a paper presented by Mr. W, at a{ recSiil, incyting of Ihe EngineeriQE In-1 stiluto in Saskatoon the problem of railway transportation from the Al- beria mines to tho JIanitoba market was very -fully and explained, and is twell worth repeating1, Mr. laiiigan -says, to taring a car of coal fiom Port Arthur Fort William only meant the loaded car'haul of 420 miles, to bring one tu fro to the western mines means an empty car haul from Winnipeg west- ol 900 miles, and as, during the firoin shipping period vrbich over a conslderabia portion ot the year, every car sent .west from Winni- peg Cor coal loading necessitates an ways cannot undertake to move coal lian has been ra'.eeil as Winnipeg from the west in any quantity, and at .again flooded with American coal. tho same time discharge their essen-j (ial duly as grain carriers.'' The figures by Mr. Lanlgan 1J aro quite cor ret I during tbe grain sea- With Alberta attempting to supply Manitoba market bsi summer Mr.! nlgari makes Ibe further remarks f lat the shipments ct coal from the j Southern Alber'a cxperitnced A j great cliaiigc in the on Tties- evening about wbon within 'five minutes the wind veered from the southwest to tlio and the mercury dippsd from above to zero. This morning he ivy snow occurred at and ln- dicatlons art for further Thc weather man says "Fair and 'r tor tomorrow. White the fhaiiKe insiy intrrferc J. 0. Jonos, assistant to tbe director of coal operations In the province, (s a visitor in the city, Mr. j'oncs states that, quite a few miners are out of work, and the prospects are going to be slow in regard {o the coal output until towards the end of the summer owing to the markets being supplied. Tliere are. lie says, too many coal Tommy Hardy, of Chief Hardy, is back in the city, having returned yesterday from Halifax. Hardy enlisted in tht service for the war. He was first stationed at Esquimau and afterwards at Halifax, where he served eleven months, getting his star and Hag a? .signaller. He was put on men's tervice six months before he was of age ow- ing to the Bptcfal efficiency he showed. Louis Hraconnier Sentenced Six Months as a Defaulter to Nn light sentences are being hand- c-1 GUI to defaulters under tho Mili- tary Service Act here. Yesterday tie' fore Supt. 1'ennefalhcr, Louis Law- rence Htnjainiii liracoanter, who :ecn residing in was sentenced LO six montiiB In the provincial Jail [or being member of Class V under ilie M. S. Act and (ailing to register. It came out during tho trial that blrib, certificate had been altered, tho year being changed from ISQS to U59. ThD accused thai iMs svas done by hie parents, and taking this into considtration, iho slated that tho sentence would be made lighter Ihun it wise mlffht have Local Kculisiimen want stronger tieer. At tbc laat meeting of the asso- ciation, which numbers a large tmm- ber of men, the following resolution was passed: "Resolved, that this asFOciaUon is of the opinion that the- necessity for iho reduction in tha ttrongtri of beer, authorized as an economic war mea- sure, no longer exists; "WTiercfor, this conventton aaks the ftoverament to permit the brewing of tiecr iu Canada containing per cent, alcohol by weight, the salo of some to bo placed under government supervision. "Copies of tho above resolution to be sent to Premier Stewart of Al berta, A. Buchanan, 31.1'-, and The mines in the province, and the eolu- o c son from the railway companv's point ivesl werc and but before the en.l of Iho of view, although (he mileage really chargeable to tha coal should be iwice >'ear ordenj wwe falllnE, The the loaded haul or 1800 for AI- orders were indeed some- (or f Thc iterta coal and milca for coal -from new to Alber a am chjnook aujto ft Qf with Ihe size of lomcrrou-'.s irrigation conference to Eo of to get work for tlie farm- tue miners tind alao to gtt fuel cheap- ens and everybody efso arc liapiiy that i er lor the consumers is difficult. The rougli veather seems U> be the order of day just now, for it augurs well Iho lakti head antl how much beyond the head I Canadian railways have nothing to do with. Al results could scarcely be expected al the Mr. Lanigan siate-e fur- "not stand outdoor storing without tie- amount of American coal coming Itito Manitoba makes the problem more difficult. The relations 'between the coal oper- snow which melted; running Into the ators and the men, says Mr. Jones, are ground and freezing t" ten'or twelve inches Another snci" ou the best of The rela- tions are ftr more amicaMa than Ho Tiie grain grown in Alberta has got (terioration, making the dealers'hcsi. to ba marketed but why should j0 stoch it in any quantity.' the coal produced receive the same ;i beliere is the greatest detriment to I diiite appreciate the'.ttie ECCUfinB ol the Manitoba market, railway company.'B position that in proper store houses vero buiEt at: hauling loaded cars both ways eastern points it Mould go'ai cheaper it can be. done and the great- lons way towards solving tbe problem, er the prulit. The eovernmeut at Ottawa stated they would stop all Urge importations [obstacles to the securing of the Manl- supply enough moisture to insure good has experienced in the course of his germination in thcjspring, and would experience in thr; coal industry in the province and 'Iu eastern British Colum- Herald." MILK RIVER MAN BACK Tommy Hunt After Four Years of War Without a Scratch Among those who returned a few days ago was Tommy Hunt, of Klver, a son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hunt of that place. Tommy is 0110 of tho boys enlisted at the very start of the ".var, going over ivith the first contingent in 191-1. He return- ed on Saturday last bringing "with him Ms -wife and baby, both of whom have come to him since he left Can ada over four years ago. A peculiar coincidence was that on the train ar riving in Letbbridge on Saturday Tho eaEO of H. J. Bouden TB. C, I. Bray is before thn court this morntnE. Tho complainant Is claiming damages for unlawful arrett and detention on a charge o! obtain- ing credit under false pretenses, tn. the course ot the case his read the provincial constable who ar- reeled him a severe lecture. The plaintiff, is represented by Johustone, Ritchie and Gray, and tha defendant by Lent and McKaj, ot Cal- gary. The parties come from Trarers. In the case ot the Pioneer Lumber Company vs. Swartz, decision -raa served. there were Mr. and Mrs. latter Mr. Hunt's sister, and Mr. "and- Mrs. Becker, all old friends. All ar- rived together, though cone at them knew the other was cominc. Hunt went Ihrough. all the heavy fight- ing without ever getting a scratch. August Weoaleto, irel! known KltcV ener, Ont., merchant, 1 cmiy fiuote Mr. Lanigan lo show lhat there other and iiiorc equivalent empty movement from the 0! American coal hence the reason lafce bead lo Winnipeg, the total oiiip- tho Alberta mines operated so steady ty 'hauAage for each car ot western during last summer, hut It appears the toba market than Iho price. 'Yours truly, C. S. Donaldson, A smart boot which is a favorite with women who prefer the long Tamp medium-narrow toe and ulendtr Spanish heel. Choice of several grades and of leather. "How To Buy Shoes" are many things which you need not buy 1 unless you choose. But footwear is not one of them. You must have shoes. And the problem of buying shoes is one which comes home to every man and every woman in Canada. In order to help you solve this problem, we have prepared a booklet with the title given above. We believe that you will find it helpful and interesting, whether you buy A.H.M. Shoes or not. And it is not necessary to buy A.H.M. Shoes In order to profit by the information which is contained in It. We are glad to send a copy with our compliments to any address in Canada. 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