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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1920 SECOND SECTION LRTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SECOND SECTION THE HERALD'S f AGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEW8 PAGE NINE City Council Keenly Resents New Provincial Legislation Joseph Slroiijj Wire of Protest l''or- City Mayors and to Brig.-Gen. Greater Tax Burden and Taxing P. Reg- Also Cause Bad crninsot are pursuing a policy which BUREAU ulatipns Feeling. Tho mayors of the cilies of Alberta .all agog over the new situation .has arisen over proposed pro- vincial control "10 d'X police and tho doubling of tVe mill rate on the supplementary lax. Telcgirapliic communication has been passing to and Iro in regard to action lo be taken In the way of protest. From ttie city hall here the following night letter- gram was despatched to the mayors oti Kdmonlon, Calgary and Medicine Hal, f and to Brigadier-General Stewart. Lettergram Cities need alHbe help and enconr-: agemenl Ihoy.can procure to get thcm-i Sielvei b.ack (o normal. During ami j a In co the war conditions were aud arc Knclrlhat It is most difficult to meet obligations now than ever before and lo. keep things going, Hie Provincial lo keep tilings Tlie. Provincial cilles are reducing the powers of self- government and ?.t the same lime in> jjpsinj; new burdens. It imposes axwj on 'rim yii.v through the schools, 11 persisted In will main it accessary 1 for the provincial to as- sume more serious caused by putting cities In default. We dolrc to protest vehemently against tho proposed legislation along these lines and also against any other such autocratic legislation that denies to the cities the rlcht to control their own destinies. With, the present of the Provincial Police; In Lelhbridge fis get on splendidly; bat some'olScers i Of tho Provincial Police do everything possible to prevent'harmony betrfeen tho City and A.'.'-V. P. forces.' LETHBKIDGE'CITY COUNCIL. HAD A BUSY WEEK Sixty-five men applied (or work at Ihe government labor bureau in bridge during the past week. Twenty- nlue of Ihem were placed. Eighteen of tho applicants were for farm'work thirteen ware placed.' Six women asked for work and three obtained .11. Three applied for casual labor and were satisfied. The samo number of men wanted work and got il. 1 Let Contract For Extension and Will Install Large Ice Plant The new dairy, the Chief Mountain Company that recently moved to tbe city from Cardston, are now Installing their machinery in the build- Ing bought on Fifth Avenue A', which used lo be occupied 'by the Hygenic Dairy. They have just let tho con- tract for a brick "-addition ._to this ted New Enterprises Committee ol Board of Trade Slakes Investigation Passes Away JOB. Havies, who has been linger- ing lu the Hospital aa tlie result i'C a shot blevv away I NO SEED-WHEAT Lethbridge May Impose Rental Tax Next Year Ws bhilns, passed away early j r ,1 rday tliade.' Local 'Mills Have Stored; Saturd ceased' Ihc tlomaoh arnl that the malady hid spread through his system anil that he tfit twins Iroia cancer in was told tbaOhJe case was hopeles Ihe c'lrcumslanctt of tbo fatality have been lakeu Into fonsidcralion and an iuquCBt has not bWa considered neces- sary. Deceasedlhas left behind him serew daughters find four eoas. His ylfe predeceased him some years ago. Deceased was bora In Wales and (nine, to SO years r.go. Ho farmed {across the river. Slnca 18S4 Mr, Daries lias been a constant Lethbrldgo. -Tho farthest he has been away from .Iho city since that data is JIacleod. At tbe time of-bis "death ho owned about thirteen hundred acres of laud across the river from the powerhouse. >Ir. Davies first, caxne to this part of Can- ada in 1SS3 wben'ie sun-eyed the base line to the Crow's Nest Pass for the Northwest Coal ami Navigation com- pany. He is survived by a family of eleven children. "The "boys are, Joshua, Charles, David and John, aud the daughters, Mrs. -TV. Bolen, Mrs. K. Holen. >Irs: liobert Crawford, Mrs. A. Demma, nachael, Elizabeth aud Eva. All are in. Lethbridge for the funeral. 1'ea canning as an industry is one, that offers splendid prospects for the irrigated districts around Lelhbrltlge, according lo a report A. G. Baalim, chairman of tho new indus- try committee of Hie r.elhbridge Hoard of Trade.. It is necessary to Irrigate moratorium, soldiers exemptions, OTVS penslonsrand supplemenliiry rev enue tax to Ihe extent of several mills without giving auy latitude in tax col- ___ _ lecllqn to meet-them. It is is coinple't' ouway tho power of tbo control of tho they will have oneVot Ihe most up.t police in-, a vary insidious manner date plants in Alberta -for' Ihe hand- such a crop twice in a season, which practically gives It absolute j 0[ allci production of; "'ho report reads in part as fol- c.-onlrol of Ihe police. It is'jiist the [juttcr and ice cream. They have just i lows: "It lias been demonstrated that Ihin edge of the wedgc'lo worse am- bought a twelve ton ice plant which! garden ami field peas can bo matured dltions. .No decent self respecting i wm install in Ihc new as and as abundantly us man 'would want to bo chief of or a (0 present'building and fully ex-1 Almost nny oilier counlry and espe- jneniber of a city police force imi'er J pect to havc Wh0lo plant In "good cully in our irrigated districts. Wilt the proposed act. The council be-1 working condition-by the firstiOf April. Browing season, so freo from comes a nonentity at the beck and'They have arranged' for" a supply spring and summer frosts, Ihe -tail, Commissioner of (lie A; I'.: millc crcarh from ,-thc. Cardston'i lca- ls always dependable, I', I district and will the market lo and there is no reason wby a substau- It is denying the power of an income i purchase both milk locally. lial "ol> can act bo matured each tax levy, which Is looked itpon as one of the fairest and most easily collect- ed taxes conceivable and the govern- ments reserving It to themselves. As lo Ihejctty's great debt Ihe Provincial Government locked Ihe door after the horso was gono and refused to return the key In the cities that they might What with, 1m- ppsltioTis (jf'Caxes "and autocratic leglB- ....latlbnj .it Would appear that gov- Ever Been to the New Cafe The food, service, and prices will please you. The Yale THE'i-lEW CAFE 212 F.IFTH STREET SOUTH tial year." The report goes on lo argue that a pel canning industry- in this district' would bo profitable. This "would he "I ani deslriei toy the Prince, of Wales ta.-acbi.qwl.edge tho receipt of your letter1 2Sth ultimo, and to state that iflsfHoya! Highness much appreciates the'.Invitation of the Can Club-of Victoria, but regrets that 'there is io ifrutli in tlie report that he is rotiirnlnj; Tjy way of Ganadu Ibis year nt'the co'ncluslon of his vis-i it lo Australia, THOMAS, Secrctarv.' For That Prices Are In reutTd to the power granted Medi- (cine Hat to assess tenants ten.per (cent, on rentals as an additional I source of revenue for the city, -whether Karmers purchasing seed wheat will I have to send lo Calgary for IL No; seed wheat will be available in Lclh-i bridge this spring, one prominent mil- ,r ler staled to a representative of the Herald Saturday; In past yasrs hoth the EllUon and Taylor mills havo put away sufficient seed wheat overy winlcr to supply the demaiids In Ihe Lethbridse dls- trlct, but owing to tho created by government control and poor quality of wheat the mills will they owned tha property they are oc- cupying or not, the mayor and com- SEEDING WILL GET LATE START jiot supply their customers spring. j Under present orders of the board i mauy tanners b el lev o they will bu able to purchase seed wheat at 52.2S per bushel. This price is f.o.b. Korlif Willism. The present price for car- load lots, f.o.t. Calgary, Is per1 bushel. A farmer not in a position lo purchase a carload will have to pay fifteen a sack and five cents, for cartage, which will bring Ihe price up to ?2.62 a bnsbel, f.o.b. depot, Cal- gary. This condition prevails w'aere a farmer is purchasing his own seed, and not where a man is obtaining re- lief from llio government. Farmers are waiting until Iliu frost is of the ground before talking seeding. Sev- eral interviewed Saturday in Lethbridge slated that they Jo not expect io commence seed-- ing until between the tenth aud fifteenth of April. They explained that the (rost Is not out of the ground, ytt and it Is liard to predict Just what day feeding will commence in the LelLbrldge district. WILL ASK; QUESTIONS particularly so If the farmers had di- "rcct 'interest in the business. The hiBlory-jOt Iho, pea "canning industry 'is soon a'.profitable. concern! inn In Aerial jco is fii ex- pensive, the OTTAWA, Marcli H. Slovens M.P., for-.yancouver, has filed a num- ber of qiifeslipus. iu (he commons relating.to ing commission, tie wants to know ill that liody Is still and ivhcth- i or the, goVernmejnt' Intends Introd-ucing j legislation make pro-! vision for: a purchasing! ccuiDilssion all government' departmental supplies. Representatives 6t lli'e passenger department of: the-C. li. are now louring western panada.'. This is part of Ihe annual conrerence-of passenger men, .which conime'nced on the Hth .and 'concludes -in'Vancouver on tho 133th. They are travelling'In a special, Irain. Tho parly, Vhidi'is in .charge of 13. B. Ualier, passenger Irafftc.man- ager, Jlontreal, left Toronto and ciimo as far as Mouso Jaw. They relumed o llegina and then went north loSas- kaloon, west to Edmonton, and south to Calgary. Tho special train will I Contrary to general expectations continue through lo Vancouver whera I the Prince of Wales win not revisit Wires Canadian Club .at Vic- toria That Such is Not His Intention lite party will disband. C. B. McPher- son, assistant traffic" .manager, Win- nipeg, is with tho .parly. Those returning' eastward will do so on the regular Irains and it Is thought some of them mfiy. coule by way of Lethbridge.' Firo destroyed Iho brick dwelling of Hugh Taylor, Wardville, and the damage is esiimaleil at f Canada Ibis year 'While cnroutc to or from Australia. This Is gathered front the following message received by llie Canadian Club, in Victoria, B. C., in a reply to n wire sent His lloyal High- ness bj President John Coclirane; in- viting him lo be a guest of 'Ihe'GIub while iu Victoria should lite tour bring him lo Canada. The secretary to the Prince, .Sir Qodfrey Thomas, replied as follows: WE MAKE IRON BRASS CASTINGS AND FORCINGS OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS AND KEEP IN MASTER GEARS INTERMEDIATE GEARS BUt-L PINIONS GRATES OVERSIZE PISTONS PISTON RINQS STUBS CANNON BEARINC1S COlfNTER BEARir OS CRANK DISCO WRI3T PINS 2 AND 4'ARM CLUTCHES And other repairs tor the Use, ncovee, Kiimlcy other popular makes ol' Slcam and Gasolfnc Traclura, We liavo the Ijest facilities for sirtiiglilcnint; trueing C'rnuk Shatts, lie- lioring anil doing olh-' cr machine work. The Lethbridge Iron Works Co. PHONE S22 LIMITED. Good News For Battery j Plan to Keep Up Both Units is Urged to Help new field guns of the VCB-V latest model are on their -way to Letfi- brldgo lo form the equipment of the new arllllery unit to 'bo established liere. I'ractfcal progress la balng made to tnako the city a liro.artillery cen- tre with officers named to commence organization. At n mcc-llng of ex-officers of the {Canadian Expeillllonary Force called by Col. Pcarkes, V.C., D.S.O., M.C., O.S.O. 1, of Military District No. 13, tho following transpired regarding Ihe formation of militia units in.this city. Some reluctance had been abown as re- gards organization of the new mililla Were, and as other parU of tbe prov- ince- were asking that military units be nllotlcc! to thwn this- meptlns was called for tfso <-xpresa purpose of de- ciding whelher two. batteries could bo recrullcd and maintained by the city and district. Tho Overseas bat- teries to perpetuated hero will bo Ihe 20lh and 39lh and it was definite- ly decided lo proceed'With the organ- ization of theso two units. Tho fol- lowing wore selected by tha meeting to commencci organization as soon BS approval Is obtained from district headquarters: Tho 20th Da'.- (cry, under .Lieut. IX McKIIIop, assist- ed by B. Judson, and the .Ifith Hatlery under Capt. Barnacle, as- sisted by C'apl'.. K'S; FUnicr, Gune on ibe Way The Henderson Garage has lieen se cured as a homo for the locul bailor Its, anil It is expected this building will be taken over by military an Iborllies on the 1st of April. When Ihe question of efinlpiiialt was taken up It transpired that eight now field gunt of tbe very latest model were now in Cnnada, en routs to Lcthhrldge. These guns are an improvement on the ficlt guns used during the Ureat Wflr. Cadets It was that the units of the city should become nffll ialcd with Iho local militia batteries and thus, in addition to their owi work, could gel a lot of useful know ledge on artillery, and thoy would alsi help to build up Ibe arm of Iho ser vico to which they may become affll la ted. I It is also hope'l that (be citizens as [a -whole will continue lo lake th6 same interest In the militia batteries ins Ihcy did when tub parent batterle were overseas. Competition Shield To commence cnthnsinem among Ihe members of Ibe Iwo batteries after or- fianijallon, blent. W. .1. Nelson lino presented a shield for compcllllon among the gun teams of tho various general efficiency, and JIaJor Muckloston will glvo each menibor of Iho winning learn a mlu- i alure at (he shield. H Is hoped Ibat part il not the vliole of tlie two batteries will be able to BO to Ihe annual tamp at Sarcee fl.es.crvu Ibis summer, but llils innUpr will bn decided when the orgnnlzalion of Iho 1 units hsM been The ells' of wiri 'spend J1000 on tliq city Sparks. TREES! We will send you a price Itst jjpon application. Do not fail to get some of this home grown, stock before it is too late. ORDER EARUY as some of our lines are HmiUd. A. MITCHELL NURSERY CO. (Lessee) I IDA M. TARBELL MAJESTIC THEATRE TONIGHT "Remaking the World" HEAR AMERICA'S GREAT WOMAN FIRST TOUK AFTER ATTENDING THE PEACE CONFERENCE. L AdmiuMn 50c, or Lyceum Tickets 1 We Pasteurize Milk to Safe- guard Your Health. Water U filtered and chlorinated for the same reason, Would you drink muddy water if you could net pure Water? Nol Then why drink doubtful milk. There are no teslcd herds of cattle In thla district. You may be giving your child- ren contaminated milk, If It not paoteurlztd. Our milk Is pasteurized, Crystal Dairy Limited mlesioners consider Ihe uew lai an equitable one, In that the extra revenue is equally distributed- They hold thaf If adopted in Lethbridge it would helji to .spread the burden of school laxcs in that it would mean that tenants _jwlio hold no property and have sev A eral children In the schools would X have lo pay their proper proportion ol the school taxes. The increased rev- enue which tho cilies would gain, il the new tax was adopted, would, ihe commissioners say, help to reduce the mill rate In Ibat there would be'more revenue available to meet the needs of Ihe cities. The assessment on rental values which Medicine' Hat lias adopted is no new thing. The plait can be traced to Commissioner Meech.'who, in at the meeting of Ihe Union of Alberta Municipalities held at Medicine llai, proposed and advocated the scheme, vt In "all probability the tax on rental f values will be adopted by Ihe com- I uiistiouers next year, after noting iti v I experience in the working at tbe Hat. K ERR'S Daily STORE NEWS Puff Rice, the first shipment in months, per pkg......... 20c Walnuts, California Ib...................... 70c Apples, No. 1 wrapped Baldwins. Spitz and Wagners, box UanacHS. per Fresli Tomatoes, per Ib. 46o Oranges, per iloz. 60c and 75c Welch Rarebit, per tiu 26c Klorlda drapes, large size, ,16c and..................... 20c f.ctluco. Hot House, iwir Ib: 40c Puro Cane MoJasaes. pint botlles. 2 for........ 45e Scotch Brand Pearled per pkg. Carnation. Wheat Flakes, per' pkg. Celery, per 28c SPECIAL AND CARRY Clark's Pork aud Beans, No. 1 tall cnns, 6 for............................................. Catsup. "Del Monte" lavge bottles, 2 for 72c 75c Chicken Soup, Van Camp's, per tin 20c. Chili Con 20c Asparagus, Green and Whlto' Tips, tall tins, each 35c Sweet ..Mustard" Pickles, in bulk. Yiiclit Club per 60c 'Blcclric ibs.. SSc.. tilkhorn Cheese, assorled flar- ors, sterilized, no jncld. soft texture, delicate and lusty.' flavor 25c'and'40c Crahapplo Jelly, Wagataffe's, per bottle 40C Garden Seeds, prncnrc your ro: quiremenls vhile "the agsort- r MclCeuzie's, and mers. GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY QROCERS SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Important Notice 'TO PATRONS OF ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES Change In Sunday Hours at Day, Service Offices At the present- time certain DAY SERVICE EX- CHANGES AND TOLL OFFICES, throughout the Province.are kept open only during the afternoon OH. Sunday from I4K (2 p.m.) to I6K (4 PLEASE NOTE that on and after MARCH 21 si, 1920, the SUNDAY HOURS for such offices will he: 10A.M. to 12 NOON. 'fliis cbaiige is being made after careful study and considera- tion willi a view townrils improving Hie Sunday Service. STRIKE! While the Iron is Hot You have.the opportunity lo dispose of your Hjdes, Pelts, Raw Furs at highest market prices. 'Why Not Grasp It? You will not be In the position M a drowning mm grasping jt a sensible seller, lo a reliable firm Try "C -They ALWAYS satisfy, A. CARRUTHERS Co., Ltd. 1251 2ml AVE. S. LETHBRIOQE HEAD OFFICE: WINNIPEG. PHONE 695 ;