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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY 1018 Wife LETHBHIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE WRITES ON C1Y Mayor Hnrdie and President Mnrnocb Tell of the Splen f did Condition of City A special correspondent of the Monetary Timed writes to that per iodical from Lothbrldgo as follows ttospncts In Southern Alberta and n the city of UUhbridgti am excel lent this IlotPl and housing iccommortatlon are at a I One merchant told the Monetary I Jlmos that he was able to hold his ituff for the reason that they could lot get accommodation for their fam ilies while others had to have their I homes In other towns and near One or more firstclass hotels are badly wanted material Is also but sites could he obtained comparatively If the volume of sash business that IH being sd by the farm machinery concerns ample molnture In the ground to start the crop off Wheat Is up In some pin cos two Mayor when Interviewed by the Monetary was moat optimistic about the and In rngard to the city said Lethbridgo Buslnew Is I think It can he said any fear of contradiction that Lathhridge today Is the most prosperous clly of Us Sinn In nil The rftlwticof himlness Is very duo to tne largo quantity of foodstuffs and coal ship ped from this Over 000 worth of grain ami other field products pass annually through wild from the coal pro duction of this district the city en Joys n pay roil to per farmers and miners do the bulk of their purchas ing In this Satisflod With Commission Tim city Is In hands of three commissioners who devote ill their lime and energies to the city and are paid fnir remuneru tioti Cor their The three com missioners for purposes urn the each com missioner la responsible for his de The plnn has proven very successful In the This loos not Imply the form Is satisfactory to every It Is not from the of BOveminent there can be no comparison with the older form of n a certain district may be taken ns j commission government Is many laps Indication of the prosperity of the head tanners of that there Is no It IB aid that it is not llio form of floubt that the farmers In tho bcthI government which but tlio bridge district of Southern Alberta as prosperous as any on the con In support of this assertion the business transacted by Hu lotli bridge branch of ono of the leading Implement concerns may be quoted an example of the manner In which farmers in that by reason of their growing ittlHUIl UL LUUII 1 able to make their Out Kovernmnnt is tic some aa expeit nmit Mfil of worth of business trans acted by this branch n per was done in The figures the eamc district It is be even better than in I Formers Financial Position Southern Alberta has had an ideal crop seeding by the timo Uiis Is In print will be In discussing the situaton with ono of the leading who is in very touch with the farming com the Monetary Times learned hat planting in the Lethbridgo dis trict was done under very favorable more fall ploughing was done last year than over and the farmers are ardent followers of summer especially he who had come through the lean Tho as a had money very few of them are borrowers and those that wore unite entitled to receive This banker said that tho present spring was the easiest he had ever experj arrears of tuxes in going on favorable i ienced in financing the The i and good final results are confident ly expected from the indications of the primal lie pointed wor and trade with them was very Rain is needed as this Is being but there ia A LIFETIME OF SUFFERING Prevented by Fruitatfves The Wonderful Fruit Medicine 63 MAISOSXMIVK In my no other medicinn Is so good as KrnitnUves for Indigestion and For I with dreaded trying all kinds of until I was told I was OIIB day a friend told me to try To my I found this medicine gave and in a short time I was all right DOXAT a 0 for rial size At nil dealers or from Kruitixtives this Marnoch said if Ihipresent tax sale is pul for ward UK a seriously minded business proposition for finding as1 against n lax sale for taxes due up to the end of it be remember ed that an Intending buyer In the or any other tnx un dertaken an in addition to 19ir faxes which the sale is for 1017 and IdlR taxes right at the lie takes over these obliga tions with thoir accrued and accruing loads of Interest which he must reckon IIP has to Then either of two things happen thn buyer pay these subsequent taxes or the city must have further tax sales on the If tjie buy er does not pay up for 1916 and 111 the property comes again to tax he only has to protect himself but he has to wait for the ex piry of a further one or two years tor In the meantime the city walls and waits for the later and gets into a more and more un business like Should Become Property of Now we arrive at this point the is indeed those who do pay their taxes an expensive which the city hae to pay In the shape of an expensive ly advertised tax Why should we be so illogical Why not try to got things by an alteration in the law If eo that pro perty upon which taxes are not paid S months after due date which is eurely a highly generous leeway especially if another 12 manths were allowed for redemption be comes automatically the property the The city could then deal promptly with anything that was sale get the tax and carry on business of supplying service to I a result of over expenditure In in a proper and the boom taxes are but Uke v v The city would then at have a tangible asset in the shape ot ac tual real estate to offer as collateral on a instead of the paper asset of taxes overdue but not as at More than that after tlie redemption period was the Should have come for valuhblo tlmo will Joat in action on these areas which lip to their belni sollrtlfleil into ac mages that can be leased m snid is farm land or garden Expenses Mutt Be Cut We have managed up till thanks in somn measure in Mayor Hardlos careful mnnaKennii of the citys and by tincon straint of eirciimstinces Imv UK imiile UR content with loss in some directions than we had hlii rlo en ufave off our cnMiiiovs far hut there must he an in wbai we can exact from their may as well now he honon with our selves and face the Wo ought all to iun it we j do not WO iriuat moil of which is This in Itself is ii In the old form of government there la not enough con curilrated or Individual lly and there la lack of Kl octfons are too frequent tind too much politics Individual responsibility builds up and expertnesa In civic ness in commercial No one ever argued expertness in civic govnrn ment was a and everybody knows the lack of oxpertness In Why civic commercial life spells should wo expect success In government without There Is nothing sowasteful of money as civic If the Canadian Pacific Hallway were run on the lines of councilmanlc govern ment it would be in bankruptcy in less than five Every city ad mits he truth of such a It la therefore difficult to under stand Why any one should desire to continue It who Is free from political or other Almost Recovered From The city is rapidly recovering from the catastrophe of crop failures that prevailed in the whole western country a few years As It is to day as a are well satisfied with even to the tax liven the collection of MAY BE PLACED ON COAL RAINS This is Opinion of One Coal Op erator Discussing the Coal Situation It is my firm belief that the pen tin of Lolhbrhlgn will B on coal re lions next said local coal In j operator to the Herald this morning the city Is but n o operative I the coal And association or of shurHioldj alxmn bn true of every town WK find thai It cafimot go on borrow jn thn prairie provinces where ing money from other popl 10 wry j on that service from dny I out ultimately in And the unfortunate thins we do not mend our who do their duty and stay b ih com pany will pay most Even MI iliiy will bo very sorry that some of MICUI herfl or shareholders have already lost out hut unfortunately those kindly feelings will neither help those who are left iu to make any belter ar IBiigemenls for contlnuim iml im proving the city HIMhelp Such n word of warning coming from an authority on thn coal sltua lf I lion will be taken to hoart by all who them to make businesslike ments with the creditors of Major movie censor and dei In suing ilie Kxliibi tors Trade a movie journal for alleging thai Die maga zine assailed his patriotism are doing usual to store coal during the summer It mnyinterest some to even last winter where there was much American coal In the there were days at a time when the tlalt mines here rationed delivering only 100 tons a day at the high That this will be reduced to Bo tons a day throughout the whole of next winter there is very good rea son to One big contract the Onll mines j have this year which lias been ahoul police I derod on them by the in the iirrangc li much dlverlrd from Ui Usual The cry nmoiif the opflta tors Is Inck of skilled All thfi rr for thorn and lei In cointrineed be mine in HIP district wlil put on as ninny men aa Ihcy can gel without moment The Diamond Mine it Diamond Ciiy is Knitlng Illicit 10 Hi cliiss with about I tuns want more experienced men for pit without and ihl will put them over the 200 Ion murk Mr A Howard of the nud uiu antpii wns In city yesierday on mailers connecicd witli this mine mid In1 stated Iliac every was being in Increase output tn the capacity of Meatrlce Dessol was found guilty of manslaughter by an Court Jury at Toronto In connection with thn death of her Infant child and was Rentenrml to flvo years in peni tentiary while nor brother was found not v v AT IT AGAIN Mrty long bombardment of JariN bcgnn early this morning coaling of all the companys stations In within i large rAdiii ol Tlla will many thousandB of tons of coal with reasonable prosperity our poo pie will be able to carry it until the day of relief comes from Increased I But even with our boom timo we are not any worse off I than the great city of where j their per capita assessment and mill j rate are about the same aa our i We confidently look into the tut i ure and see this part of the once Great Lone Land now the Laet Great the moat prosperous To drive a handle the and over the enemy takes j UM Board of Trade good rich blood a good i As an of what publlc not any ono liver and When the citizenshlp may the Monetary uali woulli be the Neither lime the man with red blood in Times representative last week had a private buyer nor the city can have city would be actual owners of the and If ft could then be dis posed of by tender or by auction at greater prices than the amounts of the unpaid and if the original ojvncr did not come along to claim the difference between the price realized and the amount of the the city j his veins is up and at He has iron I nerves for interest in his vrork grips Thats the way you j feel when you have taken a blood i nerve made up of Blood i GoldenSeal Stone an Interview with president of the board of without doubt one of tho most aggressive iu Western Marnoch is a prominent citizen of Lethbrldge and hae been president of I the board of trade since giving and rolled into a sugarcoated tablet lls services voluntarily to that n a rnA land sold in fiftycent vials by almost druggists for past fifty years as Piercea Golden Medical Marnochs efforts In the Interests of agriculture In Alberta are He started in the Lethbridge district the livestock guarantors by means of which reliable farmers and settlers are given advances to pur chase pure bred This plan has hoen Very satisfactory and there la scarcely a farmer now in the Lethbrldge district who has not a good sprinkling of livestock on his Marnoch is vicepresi dent of the Western Canada Irriga jlliis in liquid or tablet is what you needthis spring to giva I you vigor and At tho jog end of a hard no wonder rron feel out of i Try this Medical Discovery of Dont wait Today is tho Ill n t HViit I LJl Bay to begin A little and you tion Mottter i laugh and years i whon convalescing after a serious j I took a half bottles each of I Piorcos Golden Slcdicii Discovery I and Favorite Prescription as I j cannot praiso thcso medicines too highly tor tho bonollt liniilth was completely I always tuka j jiloasura In recommending two of Piorces FUWKNOB I 33 Beach Undertaking 20 per cent Discount As prices are advancing fre we liavo bought avi ex tensive stock III to protect the public Invlto you to cull ami ana UH beforo COUNTRY AND CITY ORDERS RECEIVE OUR USUAL PROMPT ATTENTION MacKay and MacKay 803 3rd Lethbridge Phone 1802 Never Cloced well minister of agriculture in Saa being This as sociation is doing splendid work in Hie interests of the farmers of South orn water supply with them being one of the difficult Marnoch goes on the and It la undoubtedly a correct Unit by onabliing and cooperating with tho to the end that they become the whole munlty uccomea Ho has done splendid work in the In terest of more and better water for ilia efforts in getting the Dominion through its geological survey to do u considerable amount of work In Southern Alberta in the last two years In tho Interests of water sup and which work has met with marked lias been greatly ap preciated by farmers Iu tho district nnj neighboring These all in turn help uethbrldga to build up u thriving Marnoch is also a member of the joint commlttae of commerce and ho watt vicechairman of tlie Southern Algeria Victory Loan Working for two stuady i mcmttiH without ho iu nlBo a member of the Canadian Coun cil or tho Hound Marnoch who takes c onsiderj nblo interest in ihe financial credit of wHHlern stutua that the city i of Lethbrklgu Is in good or I better Uiun moat of other western but he najrceivflK that financial credit can be nminlaiued at nigh level only If wo are custodians for our present and tobR every otber IIUH large amount of taxes i Their are advertising a tax great bulk of which is subdivision I inherited from the boom Iu clUcuaulut Uie ot any actual property until the redemption period has And if it were it would be julte right to maintain such an intention in bona fide cases of actual inability to pay at the present city should and could in a position to deal tho previous owner who desired to reinstate his more len iently than any private buyer at a tax sale could be expected As things are we are simply bind ing ourselves and inviting delin quent taxpayers to deceive themsel and we are piling up further and quite unnecessary A word may be said regarding tho considerable areas of outside sub division property that would appear In the tax sale It may be pre sumed that these will fall to the It would have been bettor that this Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to Lands to an acre Irrigated land up to 20 years to Loan to assist settlers on irrigated Get full particulars and free illus trated literature from ALLAN GlflISjL LwA OC5 CALGARY THE MOLINE UNI VERSAL TRACTOR HAS A BRIGHT HEAD LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT FOR ROAD THRESHING OR PLOWING AT AUCTION SALE WADDINGTONS AUCTION ROOMS FRIDAY MAY 31 AT 10 OCLOCK FRANK WADDINGTON WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION A QUANTITY OF SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE And Very fine set solid oak dining full leather seats and back combination buffet and china cabinet In solid oak round extending dining table BED DAVENPORT mission oak rocker dresser with large oval mirror 3burner New Perfection oil stove kitchen cupboard solid leather couch oak frame upholstered chairs red cedar spring seated kitchentables bedroom carpet square childs cot New Homo sewing machine childs high chair oak arm chair open fronted heating stove three sixhole Royal Lincoln and Kitchen Queen i two oak boaters New Century washing ma chine single complete 4M foot beds complete childs wagon and tricycle rocking horse pictures and numerous sundry At the Morning Sale a portion of the balance of the Royal Store stock including will be GOODS ON VIEW THURSDAY TO PHONES WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE LUMBER DIRECT FROM OUR MILLS AT WHOLESALE MILL PRICES You cannot afford to build until you get our prices delivered at your station on lumber id car and full line of building supplies sold direct to consumers mill Club orders invoiced Bend us your bill of material required and let us give you our estim ate of cost delivered at your BROOKS LUMBER PURPLE ALBERTA Service and Satisfaction in Automobile Repairing and Having the Goods is placing us ahead in the garage employ only first class years of exper ience on all makes of who with our guarantee of satisfaction assure you of perfect Drop in and look over our stock of before the price Dunlop and Mar In all both fabrics and cords also our complete line of STANDARD GARAGE VELIE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ALt THIRD TIRE REPAIR STATION SERVICE THAT SATISFIES LEMON WINE Cold Refreshing Invigorating Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Give Your Wile an Interest In the familys finan cial progress by open ing a Joint Account In the Union Bank of In her name and your You wHl find It a very convenient for then either can attend to the banking when In making deposits or withdrawing In case ol the balance automatically goes to the OF CANADA LETHBKiOGE BRANCH CAROSTON BRANCH BARONS BRANCH Manager Manager Manager A REAL PLACE AND FOA SALE 800 two and one half miles from Best of Rolling but steam All 120 acres seeded to Kintal basis of Mi to tcres In IteloiiKiiiK to 430 aoros Price ami terms are right THE PHONE 1865 LIMITED AUBERTA 13510 We have opened a new and uptodate Tire Repair Station equipped with the latest machinery and are now in a position to do all kinds of Tire We would appreciate your All work We make a specialty of Retreading and Lethbridge Tire Repair Station PROPRIETOR 305 SIXTl 1OO 1 Miners Wanted Steady Work i I Apply Gait Mines Lethbridge ;