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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, May THE LETJIBItlDGE DAILY HERALD Faire .1 Delayed shipment of, fine English Oats, germinating 96 per cent gov- ernment test. Also a car of par- ticularly fine Seed Flax at Hyde Saunders 2nd Aveuue, S. Lethbridge, Alta. LOOKS LIKE A HIGH TAX RATE THIS YEAR MRS. R.D. CHRISTIE CONE TO REWARD ON'E OF OLD-TIMEBS AT PINCHER COX ATCHESON ILL I'mcliu to Ti W ii li itrioubU ill UIPSC ti buni; uhnlU confined to Ins ,j( o n u is umlik lo t xHc tilt ublciil-n mif Ifu. as Illicit In Mi ViUon- .11 i mission in stepped i Ho itli I Mis R 1) (liustn pissi.il lol-H Mir a shor' illucsb Doccisi.il n is 1.0 Mils 01 Shi- Ins him i i sident foe nuns and s li qlih icspcUdl I lie funci- .1 I ill l pi li-e on I iUu I CP son (il A 1 1 lilts i im ilii out 01 touii u is beuroh injuied when''rilling lo church. In dm imrse Ml, rolling the joiinui uf tin. saddle on tilt s 1 Imiismi, it He lit disljlcd foi il uceVs 1 1 Stott fliuiltuie lit iltr is JIM' iinpiOM nients in xlic found l 1io i ot h b hlei sUuc .Soiilir twenty-two- pilpila fl-'oin the 1oun sthools have si lit then ipphta 'ionb in to unit on llu comiiii? lie iitmtnta! uninatiuis LOTS OF TORIES IARE UNLOADING APPOINTED RECTOR Holland, G. 0. 1 hompfaon of 1 hoi old his been IP .pointed rector of St. at Beams ville and takes charge June 9. MOORS ATTACK TANGIER VKY., 'May -7 {by wireless to strong body of Moors made another attack on the cih this nioininf, t The French lost one, officer killed and thirty soldiers or The Moorish casual- -C- ties were heavy, WANT TO RUN SOUTH S1MCOE MAY BE THE SCENE OF A FIGHT WITHIN THE PARTY Binie MaV is i bi0 list of Consenitne ciiiduHteg after the seat in South Stmcoe tendered vacant br the ot MJ Uauthton Lennox j-tbe to Jie High Court bench. Several members of that party, nra working hard day and night for.-the nomination.us it is, n, llkeij L. rtl iili toe pUced m the Held. In the hist.election -Mr. Lennox poll- ed 1042 more votes than Thomas J-Iam- inel, the Conservative -reciprocity Liberal running borne of tooso who uc seeking the nominvtion ire A L, II Ciegnitke K C Bin ric eb bai i L n i IP ]dines h uisei banistei .1. H. Banting, A. K. Scanloii, barrister Bradford; Richard Hell, reeve of Es- si township liloma R T Hill clorK of Innishl township Thornton Hob t Mm farmei liosemonnt Bell, hardware merchant, -Ueetcn Messrs. Creawlcke, Boyes and Fra- ser are believed to 'stund the best chance Dr. Banting, who is president "of tlie.South Smieoo j Conservative Association, has deelar ed he will run irrespective of ,the choice of the convention. Interest is added to the contest for nomination by tho 'rumors 0-f prob- able redistribution of constituencies within a year or two, which might give a. Tory stronghold, hack to North where Major .T. A, Curric's majority is uncertain. An- ticipating this move on, the part of the Borden government within a com puithelj- shoit time the Consena lives of the south'part of the riding, oppose' the nomination of either of the two Barrie men, who are orob ably the keenest for the honor and most likely it. HAD WRONG TIRES A farmer was fined at Picton for neglect to have three inch tires oii'his wagons. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes 1.9 FOii INFORMATION APPLY .TO Uthbridge Branch C G. K. Nourse. Mgr, THE FOOD STUFFS BIG DETACHMENT OF POLICE SENT TO LONDON STRIKE SPREADING London Alaj thing1 is proceeding with utmobt'.fiuiet- ne'Sb in the ueimty 6f'the docUs, tho police took piccuitiqns lloday sure the o.''meat and sions from s t en mVrs- which hate been tied up iis a result of the strike of the riverside -laborers, truckmen, and tiuiisnorf As It was aec'es to liige qimntities of nro to replenish the siippl} t ichment of police .rescues weie sent to the landing wharies, Bv the adoption of immy ruses, the letaileib of Covent Garden inarltet and many letiil stoiekeepers received .supplies, some of them conveying meat and vegetables in cabs from the docks to their shops Officials of the Tiaus ]jort bnlon not goiw beyond "peaceful allow.ed by the law, in their to 'bring out every man empjoyed ,in transport work. Men are responding generally lo the appealfa of then striltlng comrades to help them, and at Coveut Garden vegetable market practically all the unionists, nho are, in the minority there, have thrown down their lools. JUDGES SWAYED BY SENTIMENT ACQUITTED ROYALIST CONSPIRA- TORS-AND REPUBLICANS ARE. THROWING BOMBS AT THEM Badajos, Hay nt Oporlo, who are reported as -favorable to ,thb cause, have aroused the indignation of republicans there by acquitting all the royalists' conspira- tors, r-Vefjucnt conflicts have taken plane there in the last forty-eight hours, and in any have been injured. Nine bombs Imve exploded, two.he- ing thrown against two judges. T-wo bombs have been made for the pur- pose of destroying the offices of Hie monarchist papor, Diarliidoa Card, Troops have been despatched, iby the government, as ;i fuithei .md more serious outbreak is feared. The judges and jury arc armed with re- volvers, and are escorted to the tri- bunals by military forces GIRL REACHED PEAK Cordova, Alaska, May Dora Keen of f'hiladcfphin and her party of six men attained the summit of '.Mount Blackburn, feet, last Ksnnccott, on the Copper River rail- road, today all well. This is the first ascent of the great Copper river peak. REPLACED BY A TORY Kingston, May S., quarantine inspector for this dis- trict for the past six years, received word today that his sorficPH would no longer be required. Ur, W. Nicholls, a CoiiKorviHiyiJ, takes his place. Estimates Are High, and Some Pruning Will Be Done for it; the lax rate is go- ing to be higher tins iui than last H is going lu he probably five mills higlit'r. It.was- ItlU-en mills oil the dollar last year. -'Probably tlii.s, year it wilt be twenty.-The highest it has ever been in the history of tbe city was J7A mills, but it will lie impos-, sibla to keep it down to that in! 1012. I That is about as much as was done at last night's special meeting ol the citv council he-Id to consider (hi; i'mal estimates, for the year. When .the) council had arrived at. that conclu- sion, thcv decided that it -v.'ould IK- a good lime to adjourn and ponder the testion further Another special meeting will there- fore be held, and it promises to he a pi'iiiiing bee when u few of the twigs and a good manyv.of the brandies of j the tree of estimates will be trimmed) in a most ruthless manner. Of course, the always large when first-- considered. Last light the council, for the sake of ar- 'iving at sonic fonsi.'i of. comparison illowed everybody all that was ask- ed for. They all evidentlv asked for enough, for when the full amount was l totalled'and a "rate" struck, the re-t suit -was somewhat staggering. A I quick adjournment was in ordu There arc several reasons why the tax rate is bound' to be higher this -ear than last. 'In the' first placa the ssessmenl was not made high i enough While thirU-thne md onr third per cent, of, the. building as- sessmcnt was thrown .off, only ten j per cent, was added to the real es-' late valuation. This, was not enough to cover the-amount rebated on im- provements. Then, too, the schools want more inonet than hist jeai If possible, then rate will br_Kept to siv mills, .while laslt year it was only 5 70 It will fikely'llc closer to b 70 this >ear The school estimates lot tbe 5eat Mill lie considered at the mohtblv meeting'of the school hoard in .June f Hut there is anoilinr very sufficieiit why the taxes are bound .to take an upwaul'jouinev this year Last year tin1, council was so anxious fo keep the lav rare down that tbe rate cut fiom IV nulls to 15 The rLSiill uas tJit, cfU spent w He the revenue ert-nce, a deficit ol over i, must be made up this year. Last year iliir .Icbenture interest jind sinking fund amounted to about j This year it will he almost due to the fact that the hcavv debenture issue of.last year is cuinuifj; due. The cut, in the electric light rates is I'xni'cfed lo reiince the .profit from l that ileparlinent coiUiilcrnbh 'Iheiej will noi. .likelv to turn ou'i lo tie geneial att-ounti this as tliea was last any rate, the council cannot count on it. There was also a large stores account surplus last year which cannot be looked for this year under the new stores, method of accounting. there is close to IJliO which must be raised this; year i-ither to cover delimits or to make up lor revenue which has been, lost or to cover extra'debenture interests, none; of which bothered the council last vear. That- in itself amounts (to more limn ihe extra live mills on the dol- lar which brings lust year's tax rate up over the twenty mill mark. "Xo more philanthropy for us this vcar." That was the characteristic remark from the finance, chairman, Aid, Bowman; when a basic had been And the answer was one solid 'aye1 from cvory chair 'I he publicity and. immigration com-j mitten asked for of which j was for the Hoard of Trade- This will he cut down-and very con- siderably The police department had a request'" for a gasoline patrol wagon. Thay will not get it this year. That will cut their estimate down some The health department will he r-.it down 'considerably, their estimate of being considered'very iiia.li Another, special meeting will ho called at an earlj dale to tlie matter fuither 'Ihe rate he j! struck earlier than ever before, 'and even if it is somewhat than in, past the toiincil uill ask the rjjuulic lo remember: that- the assuss- iinwit- is 'low, and also to consider the. fact, that the large debenture is- last year was hound to have the eTieet of considerably -increasing debenture nilciest and sinking fund, thus causing an increase .'in the tax; rate. For Dry Lumber and Building Material of All Kinds Call on Street W2 NEW STOCK; WELL ASSORTED: QUICK SERVICE: LOWEST PRICES Gcncial Olllce Room 3, null Block Phone 334 _ WHITE LEAD 'A largo 'shipment just received, [mport- ijcl direct trom England. Will stand the test of time and weather. Is the kind jets a painter the second.job. Will sell at moderate prices. WELLINGTON BROS. 513-IOth St. S. Established 1897 Phone 1472. NEW MAIN LINE FOR THE C. P. R. i BETWEEN TORONTO AND MON- STRIKES A 'NEW COUNTRY ToionLo, Maj the C P H will befoie long practically a new double track main -Jlne between Toronto uutl is Ing foi diffeient applications foi lo catives, ciofasingfa, etc., made thu Campbellford, Lake Ontario crn Railway befoie tlie Dominion Hallway Board. For 20 years different municipali- ties interested have'been worlfiufc io get a charter which has been: ecl in the name of the Campbell ford, Lake Ontario. Western, Railway. Tlie right of .way has been secured C. I.J. -R. and when arrange- ments are carried out, road will divert its eastern main'.line by .way of Agiucouit, takmg m the vaifons lake towns between there and Bctlle- vllle. ;After .leaving Belleville tlie .road.wlU.nni to Glen Tay, near'Pertli and then To Haw the present maiu Hue 'of the C.-P. R. to Montreal. It da the new'route'Will give the C P. R much more travel than it enjoys, at present TRIED-TO HANG .'A BOARDER Tos LetouiiitM.il .iged 10, arrest'-.'it Chatham, having; it is; al- leged-' tried to hang a .'hoarder, at his' mother's home. .He is thought to be iVeak minded Western Canada Agency, Ltd. Carry in Stock POWDER, DYNAMITE, CAPS and FUSE, BLASTING BATTERIES PAINTS, OILS AND GREASES, RUBBER HOSE IN VARIOUS GRADES AND SIZES; PACKINGS, BLACKSMITHS TOOLS AND SUPPLIES, BANWELL HOXIE FENCING PEERLESS ROOFING IN ONE, TWO :and THREE.PLYS BUILDING, TAR AND FELT PAPER BOLTS, NUTS, COACH SCREWS, QUOTATIONS CHEERFULLY GIVEN 4 Western Canada Agency.Lti FIRST AVE. SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALTA, COMMERCE IS KING As Mr. Lackey, the Harbor Engineer, Says THEREFORE PORT ANN Is a City of Certainties The thing thai slnucK out about Port is its alisjohitc certainty of future. Men iiiudo fortunes in New York, Chicago. Seal lie, Vancouver, taking a gainbler's cbimru. Slcii who invest in 1'oi-t JLaiin lalvo no clianee. You can foi coast, with certainty the fntmo of Toil Jliunj. With its J'rcsli- water, harbor, a terminal of a great Lmnscoulincntnl railway, and the weald) of Canada b.iek of il, it will soon become tbe Liverpool of Western Canada. Port Hann is tbo "vcatosl city of opportunity along all lines of trade andhulnbtry on the American con- tinent today. Don't Miss Your Opportunity Buy Sec our agents at once and remember we or control the mayor por- tion of the original townsite of 1'orl FREEMAN-MACLEOD, Dominion Blk. Lethbridge 0. J. Amundsen Son, Claresholm Pacific Properties, Limited, Pacific Building, Vancouver, B. C, ;