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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta St ALLTHEV>CAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE HERALDIi rMEW U\E LOCAL NEWS MONDAY, MARCH 29, 1920 SECOND SECTION LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SECOND SECTION 1>A0E SEVEN TENANTS'T AX DOESN'T GOINEFFECTTHISYEAR Mayor Hardie Defends His Act ion in Applying For Charter .> Right-Citizens May Have* Plebiscite on Matter if They : ? ? ? FARMERS OST RIDUCID SEID GRAIN RATES All farmers are entitled to reduced frolgtat rales on seed xraln, timothy need, clover and alfalfa seed. T^j. secure theso reduced latesUtttnecessary to present, when ' ]^ylnr' freight, a certlflcato sijin^l by the secretary of the Ipi^all v. f. a. In the case "of cair lots addressed to tho fiocrotafy of tho U. F. A. or tho local Trading Association, It Is necessary to havo (tortiflcates for each farmer partlclpatinB In tho shipment. This Is ono of the concessions secured by the farmers' organizations and every farmer ought to take advantage of it advises W. A. Hamilton, secretary, Lethbrldge District U. F. A.  > > ? : !th-hi'idgc .\lrcraft Company, of which Captain Palmer and IJeutejiunt Flty.-simuions, both veterans ot air work in Kranfo. arc organizing, will soon be on the job. Tho company lias been incorporated and the only business now to bo transacted heforo it blossoms out into nf-�I'air.s is tho appointing of a board of directors and executive officers. The �prospectus is practically prepared. The company is capitalized at |10,000. and one hundred.shares at 1^100 each will be sold. .\ccordlng to � statement made to the Herald, a number ot l.ethbrldge huslnesK men have interested them the air a large ranch ot 30,000 aerci' in the L�thbridge district, Th� eoBi-pany will be Able to produes ralnable maps of the district in this manner. Both CapirJn Palmer and Lieutenant Pitrslmmons are well known tn Leth-bridge and in Thacl's window fhfy havs on exhibition a number of iro phies they ca.ptured in the great war. reduce the rate has been discontinued �becauso the utilities need it �hem-Helves lo prevent a further raise on utilities. "In a long article I think there is no tax that could be more easily or moro logically defended than this so-called tenants' tax because of its qualizliug (iUalities in these almost impossible fiscal times in city finauc-ing. It may bo easy to camouflage iind do other things thai might meet the present emergency but such would ; oiily result in worso conditions lalor. j l^ec \iH hope good crops and irrigation i may make the tenants tax or Us worse ' eciulvalf>nt unnecessary."  In thy matter of tho propo.sed renl.il tax the citizens. IE Ihey so desire it. can claim a ple'jiscite in tho way oi the procedure in u referendum before tho same is put into effect. works. Engineers arc now on tho job in Alberta preparing to rush tho 'i work. j The benefit of tlii�- road to L&th-i bridge and other points along Uic route will be great, it is thought, as ! tho tourist traffic is likely to he heavy i this summer, providing the road is putj into good'shape In time. : to supply the entire demand. At present the mills are accepting orders for seed wheat issued by Mr. Murphy, government agent, who Is at jjrosenf. in Lothhridge taking orJors for the dopartnienl of agrlculluro for .seed wheat. CHINESE COOLIES SAIL SHERWOOD ASKS TRIAL BY JURY VICTORIA. B.C., 'March 27.-More j than four thousand Chinese coolies ; were shipped aboard the M. S. Dollar i at William Head today for their native land. Three tliouaand remain in camp hero, but are due to sail for Tsing-Tau on the .sieamer Bessie Dollar soon, 'i'he military authorities in order to curb the unruly spirits 6^ many .of tho celestials have placed a strong guard about the cantonment. Whether or not an employer has tho right to deduct the amount of the school poll tax from his einployoes' wages, lis to bo mado a lest case. On behalf of the Crystal Dairy, Ltd., for whom Mr. C. F. Jamioson is acting, the matter is to be brought before ISIr. Justice Walsh when ho is in tho city for the next supreme court sittings in June. The employees of the dairy dispute the right of the management to deduct the same according to the usual procedure in tho city and the company is anxious to know whether the legal claim for the same can be established so that it may be protected in the case ot action for refund of tlie deduction. The city is agreeable that the test should be made, so that its position is clearly defined by law. Tho matter is taken up in a npn-coiitentious spirit, each party to bear its own costs, but a valuable citizen who, during the seven years ho has been in Lelhbrldgo i ^g^^.g, financially In this project. Sev has been Identified with all the move-1 ^.^j,, ,^ ^^^^ approached the iments for the betterment of the city , ,|er, ,vith a view to learning to pilot and the district. Ho was over at the jurplanes through the air. call ot and cheerfully responded to| jo,, 1,35 already been given to public service. As yice-Prosidenl of company. II Is to photograph from tho Board of Trade he was an active , ^____ member and took a keen interest in |__ ^ its doings an^ undertakings. He was | at all times loyal to the city he lived | in and gave freely of his time in the ! various welfare projects started. Botbj he and Mrs. Brymner will be greatly j missed. Mr. Brymner moves to a lar-1 ger sphere of activity In King.ston.! and the move Is in the nature of pro- [ motion. Ho has been In the service of the Bank of Commerce for 28 years and came to Ijethbrldgo from Cran-brook In 1913. Mr. Bell has made many friends and was quite an institution in the Bank of Montreal, where he has been tor the last live years. He is also moving upwards in the new responsibiH-ties to which he has been appointed. VETERA!^* WANT ONE OF � CAPTURED HUN OUNS matter in the near future. hail which was granted at J3,000 for himself and two sureties ot $1,500 each. Good Food Well' prepared, well served and moderately priced is what makes this a popular and satisfying place to eat. Patrick Fennell, Sri,., Woodstock, celebrated his .84th". birthday on March ITtli. LOXDOX, March 27.-One hundred Russian oftlcers, sent to Germany by Nikolai Lonine, Russian Bol.thevik premier, are assistinf^ in tho operations of the German workers' army before Wesel, says a Copenhagen dispatch to the London Times. The Yale 212 THE NEW CAFE FIFTH STREET SOUTH GAMBLING RAIDS NES Two .loints Raided and Many Taken-Opium Case Adjourned �^laglslrato Irwin sat bnfore a fiowded court on Monday morning. followniR a raid by the city police .iiO and costs. .For tho saiuo offence, in Uio Arlington hotel, .Mat Shorvin was fined ,1^5 and costs, and II fretiuonters, Hgain all foreigners, were fined Vo �uul costs each. Ben Kcm was charged with running an opium don, and with him up-:i)earod six other Chinamen alleged to jiave been frctiuenters of the sanio. Xem admitted to snuddng opium himself but denied thai the others wore indulging in tho drug. Tho case wa;s Hdjournod to lApril fith. GOING GARAGE FOR SALE SNAP FOR A LIVE MAN AT COALDALE Good going garage, fully equipped, in the livest place in Alberta. Reason for selling: Too much business on hand. Will make terms to suit the right man. FORESEE DRY JAPAN SKATTLK, Wash., March 29.- ! Predictions that Japan eventually wilij go "dry" wore mado yesterday by | three Japanese delegates to tho inter-national W. 0. T. U. convention In London, April IS lo 25, APPLY TO J. 6. SCHIMEK COALDALE PHONE R217 SUMMER STORAGE Wo have a limited amount of space which is available for car storage at $5.00 A MONTH D. S. WILLIAMSON & Company K ERR'S ^------,---------- Daily STORE NEWS Crabapple Jelly, 4 lb. pails,$1.15 Soap Chips, per lb.........30c Tlotusehold Ammonia, 2 for 2Bc Pickles. Red Cross sour mixed, large jar ............... 45c I'almolive 'I'oilet Soap, the cheapest soap on the market, 10 cakes for ............$1.00 McLaren's Cream Cheese, tw^ pkgs.....................26c MONDAY SPECIAL-CASH AND CARRY Golden 'West Ammonia Powder; regular 12Vjc; on sale, 3 plcgs......'........................... 27c Coffee, Braid's B�st.......70c Apples, yellow Newton, per box ................... $2.90- Puffed Rice, per pkg......20c Shredded Wheat Biscuits .. 15c Klim Milk, per tin.........45c Pitted R�d Cherries. Niagara Falls brand, per tin ..... 54c ORDER YOUR SUGAR Cbow Chow Pickles, Libby's, per bottle ................... 25c Catsup, Claa'k's, per bottle 21c OHv� Butter, large jar ... 45c Honey. Bowe's Pure extracted, , per bottl�...............45c Cringcr and Oreen Fig Manna- lado, per jar ............ 45c Guavu .lelly, per jar........45c NOW WHILE OUR LARGER STOCK IS AVAILABLE. GEO. KERR & CO. FAMILY GROCERS  SERVICE AND SATISFACTION PHONES-1453-1365 GUARANTEED Good News for the Dairy Farmer The butter market has advaticed so that we are now ablo to quote an advance of eight cents per pound butter fat. The price until further notice will he: No. 1 Sweet Cream........................72c per lb. B. F. No. 1 Sour Cream........................ eSc per lb. B. F. No. 2 Sour Cream ........................ 66c per lb. B. F. AVe pay express charges on the cream and then return empty can, and pay for tho cream by return mall by Dominion' Express Money Order, We are always in the market for cream. Sweet or Sour, and you may ship to us at any time. Wo meet all the trains. We are in tho market for sweet milk. Write or phono us. Crystal Dairy Limited "Pass it Along* Learn to say it often-not now and then, but two times and more at every meal. The liberal eating of. good bread will help you store up strength and vitality. For real nutritive value-no .'cod can take the place of a quality loac ot the staff of life. The very best flour and other ingredients the marl:cr cffert go into the making of our bread. You can buy i v/ith confidence and the assurance that your money buyo r.uxi* mum food value at a minimum price. Eat Quaker Bread John Gilmore -Limited- Bakers - Phone 378 PUnNF^* OFFICE 1384 fHUNLd. RESIDENCE 13S5 P.O. Box 538 W. Hoult, Local Manager, Residence Phone 1687 BECKER & YATES LUMBER Builders' Supplies and Steam Coal OWN YOUR OWN HOME and be Independent of the steadily Increasing rentals, A TITLE-DEED TO A HOME is more satisfying, than a bundle of rent receipts, WE ARE SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF HOME BUILDING. Con-suit us when contemplating the erection ef a Home. OUR SERVICE IS AT YOUR SERVICE.. H. N. BECKER YARn