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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY 1018 DAILY HKRALD PAGE SEVEN KJUfSIF Mayor Says People Will Huve 50 Mill Rate if Assessment V Drops Appeals to the court of revision oti the ground that property is assessed too high as compared with the saUJnble value of the property drew1 from Mnyor Hani 16 this morning a hint thiU two different courses may be followed tho assessment of he city be reduced from lo wltlt a ralll tax the city get away from single tax plan and by a revision of the assessment bring the on buildings tiu to 75 per cent instead of 33 ns at Whether the couifcll has any inten tion ot following these suggestions there Is nothing to At every court of revision the appeals bring forth similar but except that there has been a gradual reduc tion of assessment for the past four years and that a business tax has been nothing radical has ever been done in assessment methods since tho city adopted the scheme looking to single tax several years High Mill Rate majority of the appeals arc tlmt tUe land is assessed too said the We can easily fix that by reducing the assessment to and give them what they Of course this mean that the city would not be able to bor row another of money for capita Maybe that would be c good The mill rate would go up about 50 mills and people would have to pay the same amount of lull if the reduction of tho land as sessment wduld please them I would be inclined to give them what they Increase Assessment Commissioner Freeman is In favor of increasing the assessment ou im provements and stated as much at this mornings session of the court of This Will the tax on vacant land who vas In tho council cnitjnber4 nt the Imo objected to this I dont hlnk its Many of property ftfe hoMinB their property at somebody toping W make a They have noveiv done nnything for the ThoyVould sell their property when hoy were offered a fair They than helped the ijrowth of the Bowman icld that change In the nethod of taxation would throw the investments in revenue producing property out of kilter which would be had thing for the It Is this property which is paying the greater portion of the and the owners should bo glvon Appeal There are no appeals ot special The of asked for u re about on various Rumors that tho provincial govern ment telephone system is considering a rate increase are being heard In the various cities of the The Herald interviewed John the loc al this but he stat ed that there was nothing definite which to base any Me pointed out that in telephone practice it Is tho regular thing to increase the rule on u sliding scale as the number of telephones In the In owing to the fact that he greater the number of telephones the greater thfi cost of and operation per and also the which are composed of 1 greater service which can be romler oujee land as In the case of prop erly near the macaroni North are uncldt1 water much of tho No decision hat been arriv ed at In their Anumber of appeals are made ag ainst the floor space eith er on the ground the property Is improperly clisslfied or that wrong measurements have lieen The assessment of subdivisions which are really In the farm land class Is another question which will have to be reckoned with cer tain appeals i Dow would not he surprlsod if an Increase were to be but such nn announcement will come direct from Crops In New South Wales are Itt excellent shape owing to recent which did much general BANK MANAGERS TELL HOW fO that whilft the desirous of rendering all essential ner yet that they weniroinendous ly handicapped by tho iof thous ands of a The Herald called on some m local bank managers In how the public could assist in i Inr for the banks to liamil growingf business tinder their excep tional How can the public help MIR porter asked lnro are some of the ways W which Hie bank manager rnnUl do real service in lighten ax far as the burden hi rowing hanking business that is bHng rlcd on by n small number of exper ienced officials ami the hniv number of but women Transact the buaiuexs in morning far agreed all the bank Try to avoid a ii closing Ho not draw nny than nre absolutely Instead of paying a small account a draw the money In one amount nml pay In To further assist thfi staffs to bundle their growing banking busi ness that has arisen out of the It bus been decided that the new banking hours shall bo from to on five days of the and from to 1 on erlaln services must of necessity be discontinued for the On first the banks will discon tinue receiving payments for tax and the bills of and other public service CHARGED WITH Moose May of WHS arraigned In police court here today on the charge of the of from also ot that who charges Helson with tfle theft of the In stated by the police to be accused by Uelson of hrfvlng run off with Helsons Long and Helson came to this city about April 12 and took up housekeeping and was from this house that TJelson is accused of taking the Helson was arrested and when taken had a with In Improve Your Complexion Get your blood keep the liver active and the bowels and ring pimples and unsightly blotches will disappear from the For improving the complexion and putting the blood in good order BEECHAMS PIUS are better and surer than They eliminate poisonous matters from the strength en the organs and purify the bring the health glow to the brighten the improve and Beautify the Skin Prepared only by Thome Sold crcrrwhore in and In U An en large me nl was grantod tho request of thfi lawyn for accused this although II was stated to I lie Magistrate thnt Hie complain nnl did not wish lo testify against The Magistrate refused to withdraw the charge out on and nt Bclson a bag said to con tain worth of set and was McPberson ofthe 4th writing home from I wo could get more of It is certainly a boon to tho boys out here for sore and blia tered and gaa ZamBuk has saved mo a great rtftal suffering and pre vented my being laid After long and heayy triarchies and con stant duty fn the trenches I terribly with scalded toes and blistered Although I have tried many remedies I havo found nothing that can compare with ZamBuk for these positivelynever As preventive of Woodpoisoning ZamBuk is without An ap plication to injury as soon aa Biistolped prevents any possibility of ZamBuk should ba carried man on actlvo oer rice and in Are you keeping your soldier friends sup plied All dealers or ZamBuk 60c 3 for May Alberta Teachers Alliance Is undertaking an insurance pension scheme and at themeeting of the executive on Satur day the matter was brought up by Cameron and Park ot the Cen tral and as a re sult of the conference the following committeewas appointed to submit a plan to the executive Lethbridge Cam Calgary Calgary Edmonton Vegrevllle Miss Wetas Red Deer High River Medicine Hat Miss Maud Ed monton Edmonton in addition to the members of the pro vincial Van of was appointed legal udvjser to the alliance and the matter of obtaining incorporation will be brought up For the purpose of drawing tip a rofessional code Honor the fol owiug committee was appointed Medicine Hat Lethbridge Miss Vegreville Miss Red ieer Fort Sas atchewan Edmon 6p Edmonton Miss Edmonton lalgary ANCHORDONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full Information apply to Agents or Companys 270 Main Women Everywhere Use Lemon Juice To Beautify Skin The beauty lotion wjafcli is becoming BO popular throughout tlio country 1 f3HBily prepared by anyone and a whole quarter pint of it doesnt cost any inore tlian a small jar of the common ordinary cold Add the juice ot two fresh lemons to three ounces of orchard white am shake well in a Stir the lomoi juico two or three times through i fine so no pulp gets into Die then it will Keep fresh for months HegardlRsa of what price ypu pay o how highly there is noti ins else really more meritorious i softening ami clearing tho As a tan and blemish remov also lo remove oilinoss and sallow lemon juice has no Mas It into the anil arm onco or each and just se If It douant bring out the roses mi bkjden beauty huvo always boon used t fcleach the but pure lemon juic IB too highly therefore shoul Hover used except iu this manner If property this aweeU fragrant lotion will speak ior Any drug store wilj tsupply three Dunces of orchard white ut very little and the grocer will supply tlio Peoples Forum iommunicationa under this heading must bear tho signatures of the GOOD May The Honorable Min ster of Public several days in the neighborhood last conferring with his local road im provement The minister and his lelpers had their coats and there B something It has apparently become known to those lu charge of this department nine horses are required to iiull a one horso load up a 15 per srade and that a farmer when hanl ng his crop to market must regulate his load to accord with the deepest mudhole and the steepest grade be tween his farm and the railway sta Good roads are essential in keeping down the cost of food They also tend to encouragegreater pro It Is apparent that of our farmers when irrigating their their flqpd waters to run into Lhe I dare not realiz ing that nt the same time that one farmer iu making the road impassible tiy letting his waste water run over many of his good neighbors have occasion to use the road and there is perhaps also several hundred fellow citizens and travelers who reside be yond the limits ot the irrigation dis trict who become sufferers because of one indifference or There are tremendous sums of expended on our public roads each It is the peoples money that is Eitch community should take special pride in their highways which are rapidly becoming the arter ies of national advancement and human hethbrJdge Is preparing for a largo agricultural exhibition and stampede to ba hold in tho city the latter part of Twenty thousand people or more will come to Lethbridge during ifhe fair In over the country roads from Helena and Groat Montana on the Kcimon toa In tlio Washing ton ami on tho Moose Jaw and Reglna on the and all intermediate Then think of the greatest grain crop ever produced in Alberta to ba mar keted over these roads lu the The city of Lathhrldge I am set a good example by having its streets in a high Btute OH packed mak ing tlitt hearts of tlie travelers and visitors filled wlifc joy iu having reached our with Its Ualt GurUMM beautiful park ave One of tho utterances of old will not be amiss Uy their works yo ahull know will b enjoy c ye A man of commerce set out upon a long and his friends at the Club said Take along enough cigars to last but the man for I always smoke Noblemen like the law of the Medes and changeth as he tarried by the wayside he bought Noblemen in Halifax others from a summer hotel in the he bought more Noblemen in in at the Banff and where the apple blossom blows in C And the last Noblemen were as good as the His friends for they had not known that in a which is true of each of the Davis Noblemen cigars are as much alike as peas i a Davis Cigar and dispense with Picture to yourself five stories of sunny spotlessly clean cheerfulness and contentment radiating The air is fresh from the nearby It is washed until it is just moift enough to be healthful and rv f i n i j A u This is the Davis factory where carefully selected tobacco leaf is K v matured and converted into famous blends of fine Take any one process as an indication of the infinite care and skill that surrounds the making of the and you will understand why the dealer thinks he has offered all the recommendation that is when he says Its a Davis In this airy each and every leaf is being treated to remove every particle of the bitter centre The bundles of are now mod carefully sorted and will mature fqr or twelve as long as is necessary thoroughly to cure and prepare the tobacco and bring out the rich In the leaf will reach the cigar long rows of cheerful workers skilled to the last To cigarmaking is an not a chance to display their skill and Yet no chances are every cigar must pass inspection after 8 in until the boxes are sealed in their wax paper wrappers Made of matured in widewindowed rooms by skilled fingers under watchful blended to accord with unvarying mellowed in the Such is the history of any Davis Cigar you may regardless pi the price you A1J you need to know A DAVIS SELECT YOUR Full of mellow Promoter and Both mild enough for an of fine aroma Made to suit the Western taste Known from East to West aa an afterdinner DAVIS aster La Panntef i 15 10 3 for 25 15 10 412W ;