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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \VI':i)NHSl)AY. MAY 1, 1918 THE LETMBrtlDGE DAir.Y IIEl^ALD PAGE SEVEN. Taxes and The Tax Sale ll!y (t. li. Miirnocli.) It niiiy bo wnll for Uiu nilopayera oi' tlio city of Li!l.!il)rli|g(! fo liiki; tliouglil with IlinniHolvDs In Hiivoral iimttorK coiiiiHPtotl with llio oiin-yliii; oil of llifrty. Strliiped lo hnldnoH?', ihiilr �mtudo Is this: I own certain pro-Jiorty; when 1 hoUKht It 1 kni'.w that I nt;c|uhfid the obllsiitlon lo pay laxfs tm it; I docdiio to pay taxi^H, �l luaHl JuHt now, In Hfr(;ct thoy Buy, Jet those who pny curry on, niul lei luipe of an expensively ailvertlscd tax sale. Why ihIiouIiI we he ho illoglear; Wliy noli try (o got things arranged, by an nl-j teratlou In llio law it' upccKsary, so j liirin that property upon which tuxes an;; i,,.],! ,||y nol paid within say eigirteeu monlhs ' after due date (which Is siircdy a-li1,;hly generous leeway especially i: : Ihos war siluuliun. another PmSFORM SUCCESS OF ALLIES this l)lg wesl for niiniy .mmis to come lie is ill the city at Mi'' irM|iii-,.i of IIh liing lind If necessarv ;-� rc;nly lo si-rvc llie oniplre as her ihciI niiiy (luianil, ll^> waH rejected on in^^vious ncrair ions. ImpiCHsive Services Held Vck-leidtiy in ('ity Schools and Cluirches mm EVANcaisis ivc pr^iyer services, were cluiiclic;; ye.slc:iliiy afler-ciupliasizhig till' iM-riousnesM of I'receding the twelve niontliK were allo'weil i ' l'"''i'h nicdingn sc^rvices wre held at NEW INCOi m The following iaiil" iiiu ;i;m.'s ih ; effect of tlin proix) ii'd m, ,,ni.> i;ix ' ^ nnienrlmenls us In r^'ljiion in lUc fur'-i � nior laxoH: I I Iiir'omo. Present 'i'a-, ^leV. Ilobiuson made use of tlie slory of (lene Valgeiie to llluslrule the iiicme ot" bis discoiirae in an e.|u&lly 'i!'' c-.iivp manner. 'Vhi'i-a) meetings will bo r'oMc.lM.lo.d f.'fpcMi.-ii to tlm I Ilex' Siiuday anil lliere is no d.iubt ct I'ernie. April liu.-The series of; tii'; rreat good liiey iiave aecompil.siied. i'Vangclical meetings iii!re lias entei------------- for .redemption) , becomes automatically the jiroperty of the city. Tlie city could then deal promptly Willi iinyihink that was salcalile, gel the tax money, and carry on its business ot snpiiiylng soryice to the eltlzeii.s in a projjcr and biisine;-isliUe manner. llie iliffeioiil schools, those Ceil tral being taken by Kev. ('. Ilaiier. Fleetwood by f'anoii McMilhin, West-I minster by Rev. A; K. Snow, (Jiillnaltli by Kev. K. ,1. Ilodgiiis. I lardlevllle by Rev. .laclimati. and two ses^'ions in jliie Higli School by Rev. C. K. Cragg .�i,(lf(l) (l.lHIll in.lieu ;ii(.oni) .511,01111 7".,000 loe.onii :!(io.(ini) 100,(llie l'.-|i;'.i :';.e|i' ll.TH" �ij.Ti;" 101,n;" JIUl.Ti.'i I'rnposeil 'I'ax ;.'ii .;; ! PI :'.iij i..;s:.' �-'.Tiiv I i .im; IV.COT !i.''T I t-'.7.'.7 l!i."i,1ii7 (I iipoii il.s tliird weeli wiUi crmtiiin",! sue.'( In interest and allendain". Siiiiilay night brouglit oiil a rsconl ,ii: dieiice, to li.sti'ti to Rev. Robiesdii ;iieal i perty, and if it could then bi- disiiosod ' held a widi-atleudeil servlci! at St j of by lender Or by aiKdion at greater Aitgustin's. Rev. Snow, t'anon .McMil , prices tiinn the amounts of the un- Ian and f'tinou .Murrei-Wrigbl being; in charge, the latter making a short address in which lie emiili.isized tlie crisis in the �'.var. In the evening at a solemn service was liehl in St. I^'aiher .Mct'afferv ference between the price realized and lite amount of tlie taxes, the city as a whole, and not any one Individ- ; Patrick's eliurch, ual. would Ije Ihe beucflclary. ' offlciatlug. Nellier a private buyer nor Ihe city ------ can have any actual properly-right until the redemplloii period has to ti biisltK'si^; eiapaed. - " And if it were intended-and it would be (iiiite right to maintain such an inlenlinii. in bonafldo cases of aclual inability to jiay at tile pres'iit inomei-,t-llie eity .sbould Ite, and could be, in a (lo.sillon to deal Willi tiie previous owner who desired lo reinstate Ills ownerslilp more leniently than any private buyer at a l.i.v sale could be cxpeelod to. I A;i things are we are simply blind-1 lag ourselves and inviting tin; delin-, (|Uont taxpayers lo deceive them WILL OROAIN NEW .BAPIISIWS Are Your Oiildren Learning to Save Money? Each maturing son and daughter should have a In the Union Bank of Canada, v^iih opportunities to save regularly, and training In h:r.v to expend money wisely. Such an education in thrift and saving v/lll prove InvaluaWo !n later life;. UETHBHiiGE BRANCH - - - F. W. NICHOLSON, Manager CARDSTON BRANCH - .  F. V. Cavers, Manager BARONS BRANCH.....J. Blackwood, Manager persona! Savin,p;s Account AUCTION SALE of HORSES and CATTLE HAVING DECIDED TO RETIRE FROM STOCK RAISING, I WILU SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION, AT NEW BARNES MINE, NEAR ROYAL COLLIERIES, ON RIVER BOTTOM, FIVE MILES NORTH OF LETHBRIDGE, ON TUESDAY, MAY 7th, THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED STOCK in good heavy young mares, iiinst all in foal, age from S to 5 years old; 7 good heavy yoiiiig geldings, broke and ready to work; yi.'arliiig colts. Work harness; 2 buggies. 1 rerl muley taiw in calf; I roan mnley cow in calf; 1 roan cow. ;' ycar.'i old; 1 vrui cow with calf at fool; 1 red muley cow. fresh .soon; - L'-year-old steers; 1 !!-yeur-old steer; ;i yearling calves. BIG FREE LUNCH AT 12 O'CLOCK. SALE STARTS 1i!.30 TERMS OF SALE: One-half cash; balance, time will be given till November 1st, 1918, purchaser giving note with approved security bearing 8 per cent, from date. 10 per cent, off on credit amounts. MRS. WM. BARNES, L. I. NICHOLSON, Owner Auctioneer good for it, I'll pay up; if not. 1 just j selves, and we are iiiling up further make up my mind that the property , and (|uile unitecessary iloos not belong to me, but lo the city,{ A word may be said regarding the or to whoever buys it for tlie aniouni i considerable ii-eas of outside aubdi-of the taxes; nay more, i will ganilil.^ : vision properly tlial appear In the tax a Httlo inrtlie;' and if 1 .see something In It in a year, or two years, after the ln;( sale, 1 v,'ill then pay up (lie taxes and ro.liislato niy.self iva owner. 'I'hei piu'son who buys at the tax sale Knovys tliftt ho buys a jiroiierty that carries oven now three or more years of taxes against it-lyill, ilil7 and 1!>1S. Is anybody going to buy under tliess conditions, knowing that lie cannot get posseKVion ot the jiroperty for at least one yer. and then witli some additional Iroitble; and that he may not get It then if the ostensible owner takes it into his head to hold on? Now look at Ihe position of those who see little or no hope of ever lie-lug able lo pay taxes on some or all of llielr properly.  How does tlris tuif sale up to UU5 only help thsm'.'' Not The ordination service for the formal setting apart of .Mr. I. S. Reeds of lot/,1k" . lo (he I'lirislian ministry will l'e lield in the liaplist. ciiurcli here on Thursday at S.:!ii p.m. The exam-i iniiig coinicil will be held at :; p.m. I which will be attended by several j ministers and laymen from various i outlying districts including the s�e^'d �!>'; f,'<.e and a cordial Invitation Is extend-Ihese will tall to the city. U wouU. | ,^ ,,,5^ somewhat un- have been better tha this shoud havo , j.^,,,,^,^, come about earlier lor valu.r.le , rn]Kuvy. will dellv- wiU be lost in gelling action ou'lhese .) .... ' -- - areas whicli will load up lo their he- one whit, Tlio governing fact, so tar as their ownership of llie property is concerned, is not tho amount thai is owing on tlio property, hut the time limit for redemption. That period of time la and would he exactly the same whether tho propsrty la put up now for taxes up lo Itllii, or up to I'.IKi or 1917. If tho present tax .sale Is put for-, ward as a seriously minded business proposition tt/r fIntHng buyers, as against a lax sale tor taxes ilue up to ' tho end of lUlO, 11 must be lemember-. cd lliat an Intending buyer In the pre-; sent lax sale undertakes, as lia'j been ! jiolntod out, an obligation for P.Uii, !l!il7 and I'JIS taxes right at the sale. Ho takes over those obligations, with their accrued and accruing loads of 'interest charges, wliich he must reek-: on ho has to pay. Then either of two ; things itiust Ilappeu; the buyer must I pay these aubsefiuoul taxes or tlie city must have further tax sales on the property. It tho buyer' does nol pay up tor ,19Hi and PJ17 and the property comes afe'atn to lax sale, Jie not only has to iProtecl himself again, but he has to wait for tho expiry of a furthov one or two years for rtKlemptlou. in the meantlnie tho city waits anil waits To drive a tanlc, handle the guua, and sweep over tho enemy tranches," takes atrot^g nerves, good rich blood, a, good stoinncli, llvfr and kidneys. When the lirno coioKB, tho with red blood in his voina " m up and at it," Ho baa iron nerves for hardtjhipa-an interest in his worU grips him. That's tlio way you tool Svlien you have taken a blood and norye lonio, made \\p of Blood root, (joldonSeal root, Stone root,Cherry bark, and rolled into a suijar-coatcd tablet and sold in fifty-cent viala by almost air druggists for past fifty yeara as Dr.Pioi'ce'8 Golden Medical Diacovcry.-This tonic, in liquid or tablet form, is just what you need tliis spring to give you -vim, vigOR. and vitality. At tlio fag end of a Imrd winter, no wonder you (eel "run-down," blue, out of sorts.' Try tbia "Medical Discovery" of Dr. Piorco's. -Don't wait! To-day ia tlio day to begin I A little "pop," und you [jidgh.nrid live, St. CATiiAiu.'iKs,'"Shv�ral yoan ago;'when convalost'ln;} after a serious III11OS8,1 took ii, half dozen bottles eiiv^h of Dr. Plorcu's Ooldou' ^lodlciil UUcoyory and Favorlto I'rescrlptluu as tunics. I oannot praUo theao ine