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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT TUESDAY, MAY 23, 1920 THE LETHBRIBGEt DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF- LIVE LOCAL NEWSJ j SECOND SECTION LETHPR1DGE. ALBERTA, SECOND SECTION PAGE SEVEN HERE IS THE WHOLE LIST OF Retail Merchants Officially Informed Of New Charges Which Must be Collected __________________ List is Lengthy and Public Generally Will Have Hard Time to Escape Paying Some of Goods and Smokers' Supplies Especially Hard Hit. Kelail merchants of Lelhbridge com- menced today to collect the luxury taxes. At a large meeting o( mer- chants this morning lit the board of t ratio rooms, Inland Revenue Officer read over details of the taxes, he received yesterday. A gen- eral discussion was held and a mo- tion was passed- to the affect that all jqerchants commence collecting ths taxes Immediately. Taxes will havo to be paid at the time the sale, no. matter whether 3t is a cash or charge transaction. arc going to insist on this, that they will ho protected at any time that a revenue officer may call on them for an accounting. Sporting Lines Hit The taxes are far-sweeping. Prac- tically everything sold in [ho sporting line comes under the ten per cent. tax. This (ax lias to be added to everything belling tor more' than iifty cents. The breweries were not lelt out. tavery article sold in a jewelry store cairles a tax. Both raalo and. female cloth- ing above certain prices is taxed. Silk hose for men costing more than VIIB dollar hears u ten per cent, tas, nnd the women will have to pay ten jter cent, more for silk hose, the tall price of which is in excess of ?2. Women will have to nay more for their gloves, that Is for gloves retailing at 'more than three dollars. Smokers mil ho harder hit. They will havo to pay a twenty per cent. tax. Cigar and cigarette holders and costing more than J2.50.will bear .the above price. Cigar and cigarette rases, match boxes and ash trays of sold or silver, no mailer what 'retail price- is, wilt, yield the govern- ment a similar tax. iAll humidors ami stands Lare. taxed -per cent. irregaVdless. of the selling price. -pluutinjr .and -shooting garments and riding .habits' are .treated the same. A ten per cent, lax is adilefl on 'fire- cartridges; not intend- ed for military, use, and on pianos and Gloves, except fur, in excess of 13.00 >er pair; Dresses', women's and misses', in ex- cess of ?i5.flO each; Suits, women's and iuisses', In ex- cess of ?CO.OO each; Opera cloaks; Coats and robes, the component lua- lerlala of chief value being fur, in ex- cess of -each; Ivory handle cutlery; Out glassware; Snorting goods! sucli as tennis, rack- its, nets, racket-covers and presses, skates, snowshoes, skis, toboggans, canoe paddles and cushions, polo mal- (Continued on Page 'plane Test First Flight Very Soon Grant Derbyshire Who Created Excitement by Trying to Commit Suicide, Dies Tho Leihbrldge Aircrafts Lim- ited liavi taken delivery of their first aeroplane anil over Satur- day and Sunday it was assembled. Sunday evening Jock Palmer climbed Into'Ihe cockpit to try it out, the engine was working well, but it took too -long to rise. and eo an adjustment of the wings is necessary. Tlie powerful wind all day yesterday stoupcd any thought of flijhi on Ihe holiday. The mechanics nursed it all day EO no sudden gusts would do any damage. Visitors vcro getting u up of Uie' machine, all day Sunday .anil on tbe holiday. Walker Dunham is Winner of 1920 Rhodes Scholarship, organs h'ot'pl n n s v rhfm of -'all- fhakeSjvand- records, .taxad. Automobiles for passenger use bear a fifteen per cent. tax. Hum and whiskey, brandy, gin and JWines of certain strength hear a tax of J2.00 a gallon. Alcoholic perfumes, I City Council Considers Dr. Wray Named In Offic- ial Capacity It Is proposed to organize in. the near future an Alberta branch of the National- Council for combatting ven- ereal disease.' In' vlevr of this a com- munication was received .by the city council from-HarOld'Orr, O.B.E., M.B., medical division of venereal diseases, of -the, provincial board of "tor the co- operation of the regard to the same.iin -the inatter of submitting ttace f ;cpthinlitee. the commissionefs'tha't'ln'thc past two weeks'a number. of wonien suspected of having .venereal. disease have been warned by the police- to leave Lelh- bridge and have .done The venereal hranch-ot the dcpart- Grant Derbyshire, a young man be tweeu Ibe ages ot 25 anil thirty, endeavored to commit suicide about a! year ago in Cardston, died last nlffhtl in Gait Hespital, Lethbridge. Dr. J. S.1 Wray said "today dial death was prob- ably due to heart failure, following a slight operation. Coroner Humphries lias ordered an autopsy lo bo held Ibis afternoon. Derbyshire, according to accounts published at tho attempted lo kill himself by shooting, was In love with a young lady in Cardston who spumed him. His actions tlien were claimed to have been a result of his lovo affair. Apparently his death is not connccled with Ink-unless the autopsy brings something unexpected to light. According to a stalelucut made to The Herald, Derbyshire came lo bridge on Monday with Joseph S. Low, motor agent of Cardston, to buy a-car. Wray stated shire had at tbe hoi. chronic illness and called ycstBrday acconling lo appointment. Wray, when speaking (o The did not entertain .any idea about suicide in Jhis case, slating that a slight opera- tion was performed and the.patient probably died with heart failure fol Dr. Wray explained ttet when the innu- shot-himself.- latt-Kpringiihe bui- so. close" to his h'eart lhat it probably grazed from .that :tiie lieart may have been considerably weakened, Tlie body was removed from the Iios- niai to Felterly's undertaking parlors. Impossible tb'Estimate Damage As Gets Southern Alberta never had a more opportune rain than that which visited every part of the Lelhbridgc railway so muclp iu tfeo past one fanner who was hesitating on the edge of rapport ot tie Irrigation proposals said .his .hesitation was all gone, and ho was an out-'ahd out booster for irri- gation henceforth and forever. If it does m'ore than solve the drifting problem it's worth the biggest estimate of the cost that has been put on it.' '.'Any 'farmer who can get irri- gation and, refuses It is following a suicidal course.-. He should remember that he. is a mighty luvky man to be able are millions acres cannot be-reached with irrigation waters no mailer how badly S- STORES OPEN ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Retail stores will be OUIIL of this in Lethbridge. The reason for th'.s is the closing on Monday. When the eaijy cloying on Wcdnes- days was decided on the reso- lution contained a sec- lion providing fur remaining open on Wednesdays in a week when a public holiday caused them tu close nn any olhcr day. division on Tuesday morning, rain was heavier south of a. through Carmangay.clareRholm. The line Al the farmers wbnld like to It. Tho past week has been a great ob- i Ject lesson for Irrigation." recorded this morning Cardston, Magrath, Coutts and from .j. Prank west on tha Crow's Xcst One inch of snow was recorded at Ma-1 J. MUSKRAT FARMING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA] VAXCOUVEH, II. May 21'. -Muss- rat farming is now a promising indust- I in Uritish Columbia, accorjitii; to i reports reaching here. -of the pioneers of this industry has Mocked I out a "rat ranch" and is feeding sever-! al families of mnskrats. He claims that within two years he will bo able tii get several thousand pelts. Qrath. Rain at Medicine Hat I ME1HCI.VE HAT. May i i received here this morning show that Lethbridge It wet clown to the is ,it moisture in the. grain fields, while j Eagle illMe Sufteld. Plilsley, owing to tho heavy growth of grass wilinlfrcii BoNV covering'a the sod had not been much dried out' within a radius of 50 miles, by the winds of the past ten days. "I would not attempt to lorm an today (iiat Derby- estimate irhatilhe damage from the Fair- Farm to the Herald today.., "It was liko a. hail drove on Sunday to the Ketlaw back by way been receiving treatment Wmd said ipltal for some time for a I fleid of the Experimental skin washes trail toilet waters will racnt ot health in the province has yield a similar tax. All ale, porlev, recently organized, for the pur- pose ot combatting .the venereal dis- beer and stout will bo taxed thirty a gallon. Champagne and like trines are taxed 13.00 a gallon. Cards will he printed and obtainable at the board oE trade for retail mer- chants. These cards will hear no ease menace. Its purpose is to assist Ihe cities and toyrns invlbe province in every way la this important work. Any suspected women In Letbbridge i may bo examined by Dr. Wray, who lice to the effect, that these taxes will for that purpose, have lo be paid in cash al tlie lime Thosci fmmd to ven- of the purchase and are for the pur- pose of displaying lo Iho cuslomers. Following Is the complete order putting the new taxes into effect: The New Taxes "Government Notice of Action." Tiie Minister of Corn- mlltee of Ways and fol- lowing proposed flesoUUion: Resolved: .Tlial it Is expedient lo flmeiul Iho Special War Hcvemic >Act, 1915, and lo i. Thai, the following excise taxes be imposed, levied and colleclcd on tolal purchaser! price of Ihe arlicles hereinafter specified, and on articles ot clothing the said tax may bo im- ]ioFcd upon Ihc combined selling prict; of materials and cost of manufacture Tvlien sold A tax of ten per cent on. Hoots, and slippers of Tiny nialcrial (nol including shoes or appliances marie lo order for persons having a crippled or deformed foot or anklci in excess of per pair; Hals, men's and boys', In excess of five dollars eacli; Caps, men's and boys', In excess ot iv.-u dollars each; lloso or stockings, silk, men's and boys', in excess of JI.OI) per pair; Necklics and and scarfs, moil's and boys', in excess of Jl.SO Citcll. consisllng of eoa-t, vest and Pauls or coat and panls, men's anil boys', in excess of Cloth overcoals. men's and boys', women's nnil nmsos', 'in excess of each; Waistcoats, men's, sold separately froTn suits, in of each; Kliirls, Inclniling iiighlshirls, men's Rtict boys', In excess ot JH.OO each: Hats, bonnets and hoods, woinen's and rnisscn', in excess of each; llOfiO or stockings, silk, women's :nul misses', in excess of ?2.00 per Kimonos, pelticonls and waists in of cadi; Nightgowns in excess of J3.00 each; j Honso or smoking jackets or balli or lounging robes; I'vjamas and undersvcar in excess of Kans; Purses nnrl pocket-books, in excess of 42.00'ciich; Shopping anil tiandbags in excess of each; Umbrellas, parasols and sunshades In excess of each; Trunks in excess of each; Valises, travelling bags, nuilcascs, hat boxes and filled travelling cases ii excess of eacli; ereal disease mriy; be to tho hos- the disease at Fort Saskatchewan'for treatment. Tho cost and maintenance o[ Ihe Infecled per- sons will bo borne by 'the province. The only cost to the city of Lethbrldgo will ho'that Incurred in ,the Initial examination. Dr. pQlntstout that It is, of tihvious that merely driving the infected .women out of town'aggravates evil and more is to lie gained by the supervision and the cure o( the infected, i In 'compliance "with the commnnica lion of Dr. Orr, the following organ- izations will be requested to each nom- inate a represenUtive to a local com- mittee on .venereal, diseases to co- operate with Orr; The city coun- cil, the medical association, Iho 0. W. V. A., notary Club and two from Iho Local Council of Women. KING GEORGE WINS SUIT NEW YORK, May George of- Great Britain and Ireland'' i awarded J52.572 damages in a suit brought on behalf of the British government against Ernest v York steel broker, for alleged failure to de-liver sleel scrap as per contract for use in Italy during tbe wat. FIRE! FIRE It your building hfttl burned down last your in- surance Jiavp protected you Irom loss? s Hotter check up. AVe represent only the strong- est board companies. THEEDGETT AGENCIES Ltd, Ltthbrldgi PHONE 65! INSURANCE AND LOANS Be. Sure ll.'s a Board Company. of Commerce. cliange situation would few rods. B. A., daughter of the librarian of the public library at Edmonton, completed llie full course in architecture, at Toronto university, and Is the first in Canada to do this. Tliero fs'no'.dbiiVt but that thert arc! whplo blown out !whlcli iiulre reseedjijg. Then again there iicli will be. sated to-l ' a weeVTxstor'e a proper es'tlmata ot'the damage is ar-' at." -An Irrigation Object- -Leuon Speaking" of the rccefti. 'uisiiiay of 'soil. drifting whicli affected the' older farming districts in Southern .Algeria "Wings .of'the Morning" -ra thrilling tale of a man's fight n storm tossed octfaTV snatching from its jaws I the flearned to love. FARNUM HIS BEST. EMPRESS THEATRE COMING THURSDAY STREET RAILWAY DID RUSHING BUSINESS holiday on .Monday prov- ed a fruitful source of revenue to Ihe street t-aiv. Additional cars were run and ilie number of passengers carried is esti- mated lo have been over In cash aloiuvouti'idc tickets purchased, tbe snin of InU-n. Leihbrldge has the of having the first Rhodes Scholar In the history of the-cltyp a pro- duct of the Lethbrldgs schools and a son of one of Us prominent citizens. Walker Dunham, son ot Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Dunham, has been selected by the Alberta mlttee of selection for Rhodes scholarships, which met at Gov- ernment House to consider appli- cations for the 1920 Rhodes Scholarships. He accord- 'n9'y> S" residence at Oxford University and enter upon ajlhree- ytar course of study in January, 1921. Mr. Dunham began his secon- dary education in the Lelhbrldee high school, where h: maintained a standard of proficiency obtained Grade XII. standing Jo Entering the University of Aibertn 53 a student of the second year in the autumn of 1917. he itroved to be a young man bl exceptional and arm who made the mast of his oppor- tunities for 'further Intellectual development. In hie second yeav he f.blahitd the Harold Knestis Memorial prize in T.ny .int' on the occasion of his grnducilEci: with IHt degree of R. A. at the recent i.onvocation 'is alsc- rcieived the Lieutenant Gov- ernor's yold medal for the of SiinkcFpcare. Tiie srho'ar-elect has alrsa'ly taken a keen interest In affairs and especially in the solu- tion of rural problems, and being an effective public speaker and an able debater he may be confident- ly expected, upon the cumpletion of his course, to render, efficient service In leadership in the pro- vince he is now to repre- at Oxford. i it's What We Serve and How We Serve You That mattes it pleasant and at- tractive to dine here. Variety, quality, courtesy, all la the you'H enjoy. The Silver Grill Cor. Fourth Ave. and Fifth S'., J, L. MILLER, Prop. N. H. MURRAY, Mijr, THE HANDSOME STONES On view hfra arc uot so ex- pensive as you may imagine. We prepare them when no im- mediate orders are on liand. ,Lethfaridge Monumental Works EIGHTH STREET SOUTH I THE llMELICHT FAMILY Carnalion Milk, tall tins, 05.; 19o Jelly Powders; per l4c Marmalade, Crosso lllack- well's, 1 Ib. glass 40i Tleans, Kotenashi, per Ib. 1Cfo Tea, Nabob, per Ib. 70c Wellington Knife'. Polish, per' tin...................... 30c Kcllojg's Krumblu liran, per 20c Coffee, Our Ideal Blond, good flavor, per Ib........'.....'63c i Orange Mannalaiie. Malkin's, Heat, per White Castilo Soap. Pemlray's Pearl, twin liars. 3 for 25c Sanlflush, per'tin 33c Fam-ly-adc, one ttihe makes a quart of orange syrup, enough for 32 glasses, per tube 35e Keller's Dundee Marmalade, i IU. pails, each Tomatoes, 2 ting for 45c Green Gage Plums 30c Pork am! Bcane, tail can, ea. 24c G FAMILY GROCERS SERVICE AND SATISFACTION CO. GUARANTEED THIS WEEK always, everything on Uio innrkel, carefully sclectetl and (rcsh killed, R. COULTRY PHONE 492 KIRKBY'S ICE CREAM DISHES ARE DELICIOUS Xolhiflg Iju! Ihc beat Ices, crushed fruits anil syruiu iiscii. arc dif- ferent and our service coats raoro Ihan tho ordinary service. 606 Third Avenue South Our New Steam Pressing Machine, not bo hard on your clothing. done properly, pressing and sponging .will make your garmonts wear longer. Why 1io[ have your prosing done by the newest pro- cess. Our prices are reasonable, MEN'S OR LADIES' Suit, Dry Suit, Sponged and Pressed Suit, Pressed ................75 Work called for and delivered. Lee Duck THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH PHONE 1770 An The June Bride will be truly happy when she discovers among hbr numer- ous gifts a beautiful WILLIS PIANO These instruments are to be found in all'the leading schools; colleges and homes of particular people. AEOLIAN VOCALiON and a choke selection of VICTOR RECORDS also makes a suitable gift. SUITABLE TERMS OF PAYMENT ARRANGED WILLISPIANOS HULL BLOCK LTD. Your New Suit Be Right it must be of good quality. Our .woollens arc r.ll 'imported and will give real service. Colonial Tailors FOR SERVICE COLONIAL THEATRE BLOCK LETHBRIDGE Early Delivery Is necessary during hot weather. ill leaVe earlier than usual. Kindly fOur milk _ place bottles and tickets out at night so as not to delay the driver or cause you unnecessary in- convenience. Crystal Dairy Limited Phone 1576 ;