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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THF, LETHBRTTXTE OAILT HERAU) WEDNESDAY, MAY )Iuch Local Lib- erals Ward Con- ference is Held iFrlw.l Our OlTO (JVJTCiyvuueltn Cardston, Mar opcra- Uons are proceeding along Main urecl, eten though It Is seeding time. Tbe new store ot Duce Bros, has the' wait up tor the first ftory and Is now awaiting toe srriral ol Ibe brick- Just south ot the new shop ol Olacd t Scoll erected'this spring, an ad- dition Is being built tor the repldly erowlng business ol Messrs. Oiley Ixivr, implement dealers and' agents for the Ford cart. This adjitlon will be 26i3S (eel and niU be .used tor an auto repair stop. They are procuring one of tha-beet repltr men in Western Canada to place In cialgR IMS diriment and can inus allenj lo tar repairs ot all mates as well as Fords. Liberals Hold Local Convention There was a nirmonlous gath- 1 [almes 3.P- and There were seven ering including quite a number ot Jsdies at the Cardslon convention held list evening In the Cahoon hotel annex, for tbu nomination ol dele- galea to fttlead the big nominating convention comin; oil on May 1C. A. Hammer was elected chair- man and Thos. Anderson secretary. Among the prominent Liberals pre- sent beside the present member, Mar- tin were Messrs. E. N. Bark- er Z. TV. .Jacobs, V. Christie, John _-'. -_j Y-- Anderson. ____ __________ Isd7 delegates elected by ballot as follows: Mrs Holmes, Mrs. Hammer. -Mrs. V. V Christie, Mrs. Leadbetier. Mrs. Snow Fred BesL Jlrs. Spencer, with Mesdtmes F. Atkins, Fanny D'Jce ini H B. Stacpoole as alternates .While the tellers, Messrs. Cheeseinan and Lcadoetter coanrlae ifce ballots, the convention was cnlertain- id by Mrs. Una Thompson, at Iho piano. Z W. Jacobs was called upon tor t speech and he responded very abl; telling those present of the splcndit record of the Liberal party in Al lierta and ol Ihe advanced leplslatlon enacted by oar so'ions, especially dwelling on prohibition and the grant- ken of by Mfuet Jlnbel Etoddard and [AVlnla Anderson, who teachers residing In Iho Second ward and their leffmis should awake parents 10 ibe need for moia caierully looking alter this orisnliatlou, as they tall >o ap- preciate the Hood ciu come to their children through such able teachers it only emouwse- merit be given All the stake boards were repre- sented except that ot the clusses- The bishopric gave on r-ncourasmg report of the ward rtrnditloos and backed it np wllh the statistics of nast year. The for a new ueet- hoWe was the theme tbst was most cjnBBBSiied and ire now being awaited for the building ot a ward .cbajisl to cosi twelve thousand dollars lo replace the me destroyed by ore in February SssL President Edwin J. Wood reports he presence of Messts. Geti. Albert Smith Hyrua G. Sttlih, el the Quorum ot Twelve, and ps'.rjawh of He cturch, respectliery. at the Tar- or stake conferences. The first nara ed ordained Ernest Parrish as the bishop ot ML View ward and M. A Lowr> as bishop of Tayiorvllle Mcrt Sad News Lsil brought news of the dealb ol Pte. Norval Sorensen as la your columns and another sad messaga came lor Mr. ani Mrs IVra. J. Goodlns slating their setoni WE- Cjrll Gopdinr. lad been illle-tivca Limited, rXUwl. Beard of Trade Luncheon The attendance was not. all that could be desired at the Iward of trade a I me. mestlng al noop yesterday, g A special comntitteo to act as a notl- flcstfon board seems to be necessary. However there, was an enjoyabio time for iio5D who panirJpsted. The re- port at Ibe committee, S. Emllh. J. Y. Card and Van Brown, as to the public weigh scales, was marie by the chairman, J S. Smith, The subject hid been presented to lue several local organizations of the U- F. A. and a number had reported fav- orably: some had not yet been beard from- The meeting appointed for Hay 5, at were ei- pected had not been attended by the represeutaUTes of all the organila- tions so thai a decision had not been reached. President J. C. Csooon thought still that It would be have the scales operated by some or- ganization wholly disinterested in tae buying and selling ol any commodity, the anthem "Song ot Ills Redeemed' heins greatly enjoyed by tha large audience present. _ The epeaker for the everuflt H. D. Volson, Jr.. who br special Invi- tation eavo an eloquent address upon the subject "Mother." The birth, Infancy, thoughtless youth and education ot these boys and tho almost of life Ilselt on Ibo part of the mother and she It TVSS who con- tinued throughout her days on earth to deny herself for the sake at her i. Aa only a fragmentary, tn- :e return It vras the duty, If not tie pleasure, ot every youus per- son and ol every person, so long as the mother's life was spared lo show her every ttnduess possible. The speaker cited one author as elylng on Iho mothers of the race for he redemption of mankind and with ,uch a thought in view he pleaded not as j.el sec this lug o: tbe suffrage to the ladles. JCOuia he done unless the town or Uie g Ol me uuulago iu u.e Calls were then made, for Martin Voolf and he responded with a rig-' orous speech showing that the pre- sent government had recognized the liislc character ot agriculture at the great Industry the province and b.ai given as advanced legislallon for Us fostering as could be found In the Dominion. Farmers' elevators, cream- eries, Ihe cow bill, wete all cited nbowlng the character of the legisla- tion given tie province and the enact- ing of the Initiative 'and referendum bfll made possible the splendid vic- tory for prohibition, and the resulting liquor act. A lacld explanation of the enfranch- isement of the fadles under the 'wo- man suSraje bill was also firen and ttft new dower act was shown to give, ell possible rights lo. tha ladies. A Bne tribute was paid by the speaker to the character of tha late John Stocks to whom had. been en- trusted the expenditure ot some ten millions of'dollars for onr parliament buildings, court houses, Jails, asylvynR. .etc., and not a shadow of suspicion had ever been cast npon his admin- istration of tbe fonds of the province. Ward Conference! Both the first and second vrarda, Cardaton. held tholr annual 'confer- ences yesterday. In order that he might meet the general church repre- sentative who were at tbe sUie quar- terly conference being held at Ray- mond yesterday. President Wood was called away and molored down hla family accompanying him. M. A. Coombs wlln Ernest Parrlsh of ML View; John F. Anderson, ot Klmball .Misses MatUe Laycock and Almi Coombs, made up the parly In a sec ond. car, while J. Fted Nielsen con veyed his wile and daughter with 3J A. .Lowry from Taylorrllle to Hay raond for the meetings held yester day. 'The First Ward Sunday school pre- Eenjled a flno programme In celebra tlon o[ Mother's Du7, giving the uutn bera BE scheduled In tba Juvenile In etnictor, tha official organ for Lb achpols. A most pleasing feature wa the carnation service when som twelve mothers were seated upon th rostrum and etch was presented b a young girl In while costume wit a beautiful. carnation, and an appr prlale sentiment repealed. the scbo and conference with a solo moil a prop'rlale; Kipling, and Lea Coombs, renderc pleasingly the.song. Mother." As a" crowning'etfbrf Job P. Parrish gave1 an- address upo "Moiher'e Car" that. reflected credit upon the spcajio.- and was II lenc'd to with rapt nllerJUon bj 11 large audience present" Repoila fiom the Primary aaaool tlon, Ibe Sunday school and the It llgloua class'organizations were give tt the morning suslon and tbe r specffve Elake board membera re- sponded. At Ihe afternoon session the Belief toclely, HID Voung lien's and the Youdg Ladies' associations, as well aa tbe general report of tho ward were .alKfElycn; (o say'nothing ot the choir's report by tho leader S. 3. ffew- 'wrjuld algo bo a deplorable om'.a- kteni President Thos. Duce was Ihe Jre'pfeEenlatlve of Ihe Blake presl- d'ency In charge al (be KJrsl Ward confertnce. ..'M Ward the conternnce was well 'attended Ihough tho quar. r ten In Iho Gaboon block .were ralher Bnill when Ihe people (urn out. -Excellent rdports were given by Ihe .Snnrjay school, Primarr aasoclatlon, Relller: Hocfety and the Mntual Tm- proVemetit- associations, bolh Young Men'i and Touns Ladfes' of the past TJie Rellsion classes' were 'spo- _____took It f MM City of tke Boolu inl Voucbera ot Corponllw ot Cltr ol Leliortdit, (or ended 31st Dtceuber, ud to report Uitt wa hive recMietl >U utonution ud upUaitlou la tki (Illmeot o( our anointment u Audilon end lha Dalincs shetu iltacked u itcned by ui ud forming part ot In our osilaloa uropcrlf drawn up 10 u to eihlblt true ind cortect xlew ot Ike o( Uw Ctt-'i ts test of our Information, the explanations glvea to us and tliown by the Books of the Reported by (Signed) HENDEKSON, REID 4 FATEHtON, Ckwttnd to tie Corporation ol the City ot UlkbrMie, ftl THE CORPORATION OF THE-CITY OF LETMBRIDGE, LtTHC'RIDCE, 1 Consolidated Balance Sheet of City General, Waterworks, Electric Light and Power and Street Railway Departments as at 31st, December, (916 DEBENTURE FUNDS i LIABtLlTlEI: ASSETS Revenue Producing: Clly General Depl., per Statement No. 1. f 5S.307.70 Waterworks DepL. per Statement No. 7 ElectrlBlilghl ami Power DepL, per SUte- ment Xo. Street Railway Dept, per Statement Xo. 13 Non-Revenue Producing: City General Dept.. per Statement No. 4... Local ImpravemervU: City General DepL. per Statement No. 1... and Revenue Ddlclenclei: Ctty General DepL, per SlatementKo. 4. 26K.T2o.93 Waterworks Dept., per Statement No. 7. 1S.391.S3 Electric Light ond Power DepL, peT'Btsle- ment No. Street Railway Dept., per Statement No. 13. Unexpended: City General DopL, per Statement No. 4. Waterworks Dept., per Statement No. 7. Bteclrlo Light and I'owcr Dept., per.State- rnenl No. J.355.23 Street Railway DepL, per Statement No. 13. Sinking Fund: C'.ty Gssnal-TtonL. ojr Slalemenl No. 4... Walenvorks. per Statement No. 7... 51.415.-46 Electric Light and Power DepL. per State- ment Xo. 10. Street Railway Depl, per Statement.No. 13. 43.621.S5 Deducted from. Bonded Debt per Contra City General DepL, per Statement No. 4... Eleclrle Light and Power DepL; per Slate- ment No. 10................-----.----- 41S.4SJ.91 Less: TValmrorts Dtpf, per. State. No. 7. As per Statement No. 20, SS.915.60 21.01S.25 D.W: Illy Gi Clly General Pe.pL, per No. 4. Waterworks Dept, per Statwnelit No. 7... Electric and Power Dept., por SUle- No. 10......................... Hallway Dept., per Statement No. 13. Lew: Stntlog Fund per Contra TreHury Bllli AdvinoMi Waterworia DepL, per SUtement No. 7... 1M.M3.M Sundry Credftera: City tienexal Dept., per Statement No. 4... Si} Dept., ner Slatement JSro. 7... EiletWc TJiht and Power DepL, per Slate- meut No. 10.......................-- Stnet Rillfray Dept., per Statement No. 13. Oepniciatloil Reierve: Glhldie Fund Instalments and Interest: General DepL, per Statement No. 2M.2W.S1 Wtterworks.DepL, per Statement No. T... Bleclrlo Light anJ per Stnle- jnent No. 10......................... 106.5T8.i( Street Railway per Slaternenl No. 13. Slnkln'g Riterve: Clly General DepL, per Statement No. 4... 9.50S.8B 7 Acadla Bnlldlne, Third Avenue South, .Letlbridge, 31et 1S17. This is Sheet reterred to In pur Report of this date to-HIii Worship, TTic Mayor, and Commlsaloner? of The CofpontfoB of the "Cflj- o( Lelhbrl'dge.'Lethorldge, Alberta. (Signed) HENDERSON, REID 4 PATER8OH, .'f Auditors to tie Corporation ot tie Clly of THE COHPORATION OF THE CITY OF (.ETHBRIDfle, LETHBRIOQE, ALBERTA. STATEMENT No. t Consolidated Balance Sheet of City General, Waterworks, Electric Light and: Power and Street Railway at 31st, December, 1916 TAXATION AND PUBLIC UTILITIES' REVENUE FUNDS: ASSETS p-i City General DepL, per Statement No, 5... Street Hallway DepL, per Statement No. 14 Untold City General DepL, per Statement No. 5... of Taxei: City Genera) DepL, per SlAtement No. 5... Sundry Dtbten: Clty General DepL, per Statement No. 5... Waterworks DepL, per Statement No. 8... Eicctric Lift! siii Dspt., per Tnenl 11......................... Street Kaiiwaj-WvLYper No. 14. Departmental "Debenture Clly GerkrRljDepL, per Statement No. 5.., Clly General.-DepL, per Statement No. B.I'. Waterworks Deptv-per Statement No. S... Electric Light and Power Dept., per State- ment No! 11........................ Street Hallway DepL, per Statement No. 14. I Tax Sale Property: City General Dept., per Statement No. 5.., Deferred Charge! to Revenue and Ex- penditure Account; 5 34.099.J4 -I n.ois.w S48.5SS.34 6.00 6.674.3S 26.53. LIABILITIES Sundry City General Depl-, per Statement No. 6.. 'Walersortii DepL, per SUtement No. 8... Electric Ugnt and Tower DepL, per Slale- menl Np. 11......................... 'Slrwt rUltotaj Dept., per Statement Ko. 14. Unenpended: CltyiOeneral DepL, per SUtement No. B... Cltr Dept, per Statement No. 6... Wtterworks DepL, set SteUrflent No. I... Electric Light and power Dept-, per State- ment :No, 11........................ Street JUIlwiy DepL, per SUtement No. 14. Deferred Credltt to Revenue and dlture Account: Street Railway Dept., per Statement City of City General DepL, per Statement No. 5... 14.191.K' SSS.OT :-----------f SLMU4 ISl.tS ZH.SIUS menl Xo. 11........................ Street Railway DepL, per SUlement No. 14. Expenditure Pending Capltalliatlon .Transference by Debenture Clly General Statement No. 6... 1 Acadla nulldlnK, Third Avenue South, Alberta, .list Mifci, H17. This Is the Balance Sheet referred to In our Hermit of Ihls date to Ills Worship, Tho Mayor, am] of bio Corporation of Ihe Clly of Lethbridge, Alberta. (Slpied) HENDERSON, REID PATERSON, Chartered (Aunltors to the Corporation of the Clly of Letbbrtdge, THE CORpAHATION OF THE ClTV OF LETMBRIDOE, LETHBRIDGE, AUBERTA. STATEMENT, No. 1; Consolidated Revenue and Expenditure Account of the City GeneraJ, Water- works, Electric Light and Power and Street Railway Departments for the Year Ended 31st December, 191.6: EXPENDITURE; To City General Department: As per Statement No. 6. To Waterworks Department1. As per Stnlcm ent No. 9.........v 76 Electric Light and Pdwer Department: As per Statement 12................ Td Street ftallwy A3 per Staloment No. IS. 7r.65i.-M To Rtvenuei for Clly General DepL, per Statx-ment NTo, fi... I Witcrworhn DcpL, per No, 68.88 Kteclrfo t.tshl-toi per Slite- i merit Slitel rJslllraV Contra) General Department: As ttr Slalemenl Ho. 6.................. By Witerworkt Oeptriment: As per SUterncrit tfo. D.................'. Eltetrlo Lljht ft Power Depirtmcnti Ai per gtnlcmcnfXo. By Street Railway Department: As per Statement No, 16: KevenilO................... rteiidi for hy Taialloh and included In Cjtf, Oeneral IXparlmcnl Ki- pendUate Contrn....... 11C.H8.35 17.6S4.48 6S7.678.M I' ;