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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1918 TIIE DAILY HERALD PACK SEVEN MRPKT- Means 100 Per t'enl. Increase in May Be Made Something ot i Ijouil) Imrsl1 In cit> on "onday wlien largo user waler rcre'lTCJ IhMrS bills tor llio monlu. or April, ou w'lleh cri bad bcfeloforfl sel'isB 9" lu" that Ibe small vaors laJ been DB1 61 Ihe "coat o! Ibeir wut- or. 118 ealii Ilia coiiudl was jiroparert to produce (igurcj tp lliat Ilie Tlu> cost ot tmcnt.must lie roado up cud lUc users "would have (u pay their fair alrare. Ho said that If a (Iclcgullou or' the, niotered users would wait 611 tbe council ,'f LursUay ths) tlty pKHluce fatls unJ fin- ures lo satisfy lUeni. -A conimillec conBlslInr, ot Joa We, f. W. Doivuer ami II. O.'Slralcpr was ijaraed to rep- resent lue largo users'at a Conference on ThilrsJay a-oriiiiiE at ten o'clock. Meter All Services After the ueleiatioiu withdrew the ouncil considered again ailvlsa >r city, or 53 an of all water charged the new rales tor nieVer-usera. Tlio liilla ave'ruECd J08 per'cent.over llio ulllE ot tll6 previous irtoptlm-and the users conslderea sotuctlilnK ims wrong. 'Tlioso on llio coun- cil wore E. J. Hill. W. P. Oeo. Dobinson. P: W. Downer. C. S. Livey tor the Taylor Milling Co., It. (1. Slrater .for llio Sherlock '.estate, .Jos. I.eo nnd D. A. Uickcll for 'TJlo Y.JI.C.A. Wll (or ot water under llie new rale ani- 'punts to o'1' It would nniouut to olwut J20.00. Sev- eral pt llic'olhbf ullls iireBCntcd ahow- eiJ a similar Increase. The dclpga- tiorj protested on the ground that, the iMive t Covl. Expert Be About 60 Cents in the Grease flat rate basis was only 20tper n did not know why llioy should pay 100 Increase. Tbey lire protciling because they were nol Kiv- eri notice ol llie Increase. wblcli bean prinled was nol In- they had not prepared to meet snub au increase in water rales. Says It Is Warranted Mayor liafdto hclil that the Increase though ii .was warranted. He declared tliat the largo walpr us- the .he rejrioval a Ul itll rtUICi moil ol-a flat! rale where lliey are now lu use, uulil such lime as the whole- i-fly' iV angered: The coal ol lhe meters lor llie wouW.: lio alioul as ihere aro 2.200 ser- vices. Commissioner Vreooian Ihqught ihe government would sltjau Eor such an expendllure at this lime. Il wan pointed out hqwover-lbal lhe Installation ol meters would greatly decrease the consuioptiou ot water, and, enough would be saved lu pump- ing charges to pay overhead cost of Iho melera. which..would ho aboul S3SOO n year. It'was'also suggested lhal a rhelcr rental a year might be charged to pa'y tbe cost nt meters anil installation. However the mailer hardly likely SERVICE STATION Proprietor. All Makti of Batteries Charged and Repaired :311'7lh' Street S. Phone 616 and tho discussion Commission- Freeman tbal wlille his cparlmcut is charging only 2 1-2 enls per thousand gallons tor pump- ng water, il more than broo cenls a owing (o (lie ncreased cost, .lie also stated lliat a cat recenlly mailc showed that Southern Alberta woul grovters who are members of lhe local associa lion, will raartet fleeces this yea- as agalusl 15S.OOC marketed last year, according lO'Jas. A. Hill of the sheep 'and goat the partment ot agriculture at Ottawa who has arrived to' make arrange nients for the grading of the woo clip tills year. "That Is a very fine iucrease" said Mr., Hill to the Herald.1 "and shows that Ibe sheep men-fit Southern Alberta aro doing their hit In producing wool with which to clothe the armies." The increase in wool from .the1 Southern Alberta bands Is -welt over 25 per cent.' and lhe total clip will run neighborhood- of This docs not Into the I'inchcr Creek clip, nor tbe clip ot other associations through.- out Southern Albejta. -The Pries As to lhe price may bo ex- pected. Mr. Hill explained to the Her- ald that in llio U; S. ihe government had commandeered llie whole of the 1918 clip. The price has been fixed on lhe basis of seaboard prices on -luly SOIIi scoured basis, so thai the shocp ranchers south ot the.line it faa-well imly anil lo say soodbye o Veroon Weguer. who li-ti Tuesday or Calgary, where be will unjerjo be military evening was nenl In inualc ami folding was'iweseht1 and delivered vords of counsel.lo-lhc abuui eave. -'J'rie ladles served cake. I and ice cream'for; refreshmpiiiu. Mrs. Kose Grantleld, n'lio for o ong tlDie EO c'fllcienlly filled the tit- lice of president ,for KvaugelUal ;.adles Aid a( J'tndatit d'Orklh', !iaa resigned ber posltlou ar.d moved io Le'lhbridge. Mrs. Krcd Stain has been elected to tako her jdace. The ladles are vlaaiilng foj a rrt-ai drive !u Iho good work tills simmer, Church Progress The annual session of the Kvau- gellcal wUch Iras been In sets.on at WaU'rUm. oin.. has adjourned; .By towing ii'.-avily ILe student (orc.es, -all ihf appoint- ment's Canada confvri-m-i! have been fillfJl wilh the osri'lrtlon of oae mission ileld.i The ytar has a very one to.- tiie i-tmrcu. Progress oi'l all.lines Indii-atcd. Mr. folding' remains- llie j'K-atlier at Pufeovrkl tor another year. The church'.services Sunday were well whereas his department hail always. will get R varied price according lo _ -''the scoured value ot their wool. Ttiis will run in lhe neighborhood of. GO Sirs. Luther ol Ontario, luotlinr of II. T. l.uthcc 'Ol Ihls plan', is here for a'tew her son and daughler and lier litlle grand, uausb- ler'Oallic'rine. Mrs. Urthi-r. thougli years of age Is half and hearty She says she' misse.l thr, (lowers and trees ot Ontario bui is enjoying herself. Slip'has a sun in Winnipeg. also one In -Saskatoon. She will -visit Iliem ail before-rcturniM; home. '-H--A.-JotinstoV while in Kinlkoiii few" days''ngo bad .til's misfortune lo lose bis pockelbook. c-uninining In cash. The 'pocket lioiA was fouod and returned lo Inn tin- had leaked ont.. The Misses Gladys :unl IK-atriec Cronklle who have UI-IKI visiting at !a Now a First-Class Office- Means Dig Thing Kor Staff post ollice has been made a stilt otrlce according 1.0 word received loduy troii A. llucl'auan, M I1. Just what Ihls means to Ibe stuff ot the local pott office anil lg liu- liubyc- was explained lo llie Herald this ;noruing -Mr. asalslan: slalfil ilial, hereto- tore, the office-had-been a seralclly sliiff pltiw. The result o! the clitng- es is lierealler. the stiff will hi on llie resulsr schedule fpr ;iril oitltes-auil will get the a'nnuil Increas- es. Tlio cciulpment and staff will'lie brougbi up lo tho -standard or such otliccs us Calgary and Ednwnloe, thus inaWns for better service to the public, while It will be much more satisfactory to the staff. Tho mem- of ihe staff ara greatly nlsaseJ al the news, as the nostinislor and Mr. Uuchanau have been worlUjigJiir many months to have chnlisc nronght about. v Another item of news that is pleas ing to the postnten Is that carriers lletla ell 'tor Ihe loosl part, aocl It seema it anyone should be In the Reaches tbey are the ones who be. one mates a sale iJiere to be all {he way from one to more to al the same pi ice vaiuiu UJHI- hours. Thcs. liraoJ Js bavfc on the farm.; lie says lUthvr id the ylace. We ad-' iniro his lasts-, for lie knmvs a good FOR SPEEDY HAR- VESTING WITH igureil it required ciglit rounds ot coal to inimp 1000 gallons, it in real- ty took 10.C2 pounds- or 25 per rent m6re. Jt is hardly likely, however. .Imt any aOjuslmenl will be till ihe end of year when the annual figures be available' for compar- ison, cents for TS. AIRPLANES DESTROYED. "Sim Francisco, May Flf- teen Iftrplanes in various Blag- cd oT construction and a con- 'slderablc quantity of dried spruce and Irish line a wore reported destroyed, by tire here today which swept the plant of the'.Foleh_AcropIana Corporation. ilie grease. Medicine Hat. returned home Tuesday evepiug- has taken u position in lhe Bank1 ot Orion. Beatrice IB Por Canadian Buyers Canada. Mr. Htll'savs, has not aim- manueered the Canadian c.llp, tho Canadian war board has elded lhal all Canadian wool nmsl] first-be oljgrcil to llio Canadian buy- ers oil a len day option, before a per- mit to export lo tho United Stales will be issncil. The Canadian buyers ninj- purchase within that ten day per- 'ioing so lliey must puy a I price equal to1 iTie price at which U. S. buyers would pay. In Ihls way.the Canadian floc-k masters arc gnaran ;eed a price equal to that secured In tiie TJ. S. growers. The wool will lie gradga' field by tlic fiovernmenl, again Ibis Ihi3 year as in years past, and Mr IJill lias eight graders here now ready to saleslady tii the storu at Pakowfcl during 5Ir. Johnston's ahsonce at C'algary. A 5lr..nnd Fred Yager of Peu- hftvo been graiited.an will amount lo a yejr :o the rei nlar carriers, while it will also'mea an increase of about tur.li. u day -to temporary men branch of the Woman's InMitule held I th'ng their monthly mei'tlDi; Tins! I'Srgusou had llie .iHrfnrtun branch If very much alive, anil laere 1 to lose a valuable horse recently. Is something 'doing every wet-ting, and sometimes The packed a large atfuunt (if work. sew-( IUK, fcnitlhig. etc.. anil eenl to the I IleJ Cross proiiiu'ial di-pol. Ihe! list lueeting- They are holding box social -May Im purpose; raising money To carry on lliis ork. j The Ilev.. and Mrs. Halsleid euler- jlire-l (lie ladles1 Aid 'of Uolllng I reen and Kellaw al llieir home May j th. A large nuniiitr. werei reseat. During llio slternoon thej adles of Uolllug Green preic'nled Ibe, astoi- and hlfi wife wltii dsseroic as a token .of apprcciallou esieefn. All. regret .very. lunch lev. deparlure iti June, as olh he and Ills wife havo" bc.cn ess workers since tlielr arrival ami ho good they have done Is beyotul ouutlng. The vVontan'.s 'institute gave a box ocial al lhe homo of Mr.-anil Mrs.-K. )oiney .May 3lsl. .The excavalioii for new bulldltiga o replace Ihose recently destroyed by Irc has 'already tjpgim. n seeillnjf- .praclicaily .over. Some outs, flux and. liarley still re- ualn lo be seeded.- -Rain and still more rain." This Is he cry of farruers. They have done their bit and all are-auxlously .waiting MONUMENTS At lhe city council meeting tlii morning It was decided two o the-four surplus hollers at .the nowc ouse to tho Canada Slarch Co.. a Fort William for f.o.b. ridge The offer came by wire thi norniug from lhe Montreal office o he company. 'The boilers, according to Coimni loner Freeman, cost 'lhe city 5'M.O( n placq. U will cost auout. 51.000 J mt them on tun cnrs. so lliat-the cit will be niaVing aboul -'on th deal. The higher interest on the mone now was also lhe raayc stated bis belief that the city -wou be about 5310 a year ahead, by sellln. A Uilfd boiler wilt prbtabtf be soldi lo a Winnipeg concern.-The fourth Koiler of the unused-ballery .will'be kept, but the foundations wjll all have to he put jnto condition before it can he tised'.'faB the foundations liav'e BOB-I ged'auout'six inches, since InsUlla- Tliese are the same boilers as .-Med- icine Hat-recently nra'le an-'otter ofi on STAYS ON V London ilaj ftliondda who last month as'ted Premier Siorge'lo relle'e him Al his ilulleF js foof controlle', todry withdrew Ins rocignrtioj ANCHOR-DONALDSON UNE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full information apply to Agenti or Offlcj, 270 Main SI. WWnlpea- v for Ihe rain lo finish what they have All good patriotic farmers' wives are doing iheir bit by jmlttns In tbe uuuie garden to bilii conserve needed for our allies. A largo number have been called lu report 'at' Ca'lgary "Xla> 20th. When Ihi! call comes rlgbt a home we begin lo realize what being patriotic really tneaus. Ada Rnthvcn js In'the Slates on business. Kd. Hortice, near Iletlaw; had, the misfortune to lose a tine yining mare recently. about the many named agonls who are running arduiid the country trying lo gull the farmers with some pretense or.olher'OTuV 'Uttle easy money'for HAvould appear, that' they are .the worst kind of slacker. Young, able bodied rnen Headstones and Crosses of every 'description 'made to order. GET OUH PRICES AND SEE OUR WORK 'BEFORE YOU... BUY. LethbridgetMonumenlal arid Cut Stone Works fKroni Our Own Corrcsitonucnl) PaHowki, May Ford Iraclor mlng ind moved lo the Mace ndrlh.of town for lusine usiness nmlerstnnd U will be operaleff by Mr. Thos. Tnelier, who move into tho place. Jlr. McConrl is making preparations lo break Lwo hundred farm adjoining town. 1 Tho new seclio'n house has., been plastered and'will soon be ready" for occupation. V Many of our boys U6ve passed tlhe physical test and reported I tor duly at lhe nallon's coll. Others are on lhe .way for exnmtiiallon. are going cheerfully and courageously, feeling lhat If lhe nation's liberty, hei 16 lie purchased wllli blooil, Ihej arc willing lo make tho sacrifice Party Saturday evening. May 11, a largo crowd gathered al the old homo.of'J. .1. Wegner, Pendant D'Oriclje, to hold ft RWL PUCE UNO fOR SRLt 800 acres, two and one itbm''station. .Best of soil. Rolling but steam plow. All fenced. 120 acres seeded lo oats, llental basis lo tenant.; 200 acres. In flax, lielonging lo farm. 430 acres sunrarerfalloT. No. bmldiugs.- Price and term's are.riglil v H' fHONE 1865, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA_ -135-10. REVIVAL MEETINGS A SERIES OF REVIVAL MEETINGS WtlL BE HELD IN THE Presbyterian Church, Coalhurst Beginning Monday, May 20tH AT, 8 06 P.Vlj, THESE SERVICES WILL BE IN CHARGE OF EVANGELIST C M NEVE, ASS'TD BY OTHER WORK ERS IT IS EVANOELiST R. J. SCOTT AND ANGELES, CAL, WILL BL PpESENT A PART OF THE TIME, DON'T FAIL-TO HEAR THtM. WELCOME EXTENDED To i. BE 1010 f 1RST AVENUE Wednesday Next; May 22 AT 2.30 O'CLOCK FRANK: WADDINGTON, WILL SELL DY PUBLIC AUCTION, AS ABOVE, A QUANTITY OF USEFUL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE effecln including: Oak exlendlng dlnine lable; oik side hoard; oak morris chair-, sanitary lounge, occasional laWc, mission 'oal< oak. dresser; semi ted, crmnlcle with springs and 'mattress; brass bed wilfi springs complete, bed, compute; oak finish drover nnd slantl, (ollet .care, C fealher pillows; 4 framcil engraTlnga; kitchen Inblo; S-day clock; -Mankela- dog kennel; garden lools, dlshci, etc, TERMS CA3H PHONES 770-465 I SELL3 WITHOUT RE3EHVE" r- Steady Work Apply Lethbridge Horses and Cattle AT THE LETHBRIDGE SALE AND fEED BARN Thursday, May'23rd AT 1.00 SHARP 8 mares 4 to 8 yejr's old, wsfgtit t109. td 1400 Ibs. Good 16 4 to 8 years weljhl. 1100 to 1500 Broken {o work. M.'eiTcki Dairy'Cows., Some treih and some due to be ihortly, All broken to milk. BYejfitered Shorthorn Baht, H montfis 10 2 VMS old. Abo Harness and Wagons TERMS CASH J. A SMITH, Aliollorfeer ;