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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta NVI'.DNHSDAY, MAY 2l iiiKl hoiiHliir, kccoiiiniodatlnii iirrial It; lilgli, also laljor, but nUoh could Ix' obtained ^oiniiarativcdy clicap. If the volnmo oV 1 nnipli! molnttiro In the gi'onnil to sUrt the crop off well. VVbent is up In Hoinn )dncoH two Inches. Mayor \V. D. I/, llardii!, when Intorvfewfld liy (lie Monetary Tlmofi, >viih most optlinlatic about the outlook, and in rognrd lo tin:- city itself, Haid; Lethbridflo Business (s Thriving. "1 (liink It can bo said without any fear of contradiction thai LotlibrUlf;e to-day Is llie mosl prosperous city of K.s hIzo fn al) Canada. The volunieof bitiilness Is very large, dun to the large iliumllly of foiidstnfta and coal ship-pod from Ibis dlntrlct. Over" $ril),Oilll,-(Kiit worth of grain and other field j)roilu(!ts pass annually (hrongli Loth bridge, and from the coal j)ro-duction of Ihis district the clly enjoys a pay roil of ' from $l.'i('i,OiKi lo if-im,(ii)i) jier moiitli. Thp farmers and miners do the balk of their purchasing In this clly. Satisfied With Commission Govt. "Tlic clly faivprnineiil l.^i in Ihr. hands of thr(>e cominlsHlonors who devote all their time and energies to llu^ city and are paid fi^lr remnneriv-llon lor their servlees. Thn tiiree coni-iiil^sionerH for legislalivo imrposes ar.' tlic, council. Otliorwiao, each com-mliSKicnier l.i roBponalble for his depart ment. The plan has proven very successful ill the clly. This floes ihjI imply thai the form Is satisfactory to every citizen. It is not; but from the lioint of economical-government the A LIFETIME OF Prevented by 'f riiit-a-llves" Ki Maisonnkcvi: Sr., Hum., Quk. "In my opinion, no other medicine la so good as 'Fruit-a-tives' for lndi(jo.stiou and ('otisi ipalion. � For, 1 .sullereil with dreaded di.seascs, trying all kinds of t realnieuls, until I was told I wa.s incurable. One day a fricud told ini- lo try 'Friiil-a-tivc.-,'. To loy surprise, I found this luedicino gave imuicdiiile relief, and in a short lime I wa.s all riglil again''. JJONMT X,.\LO.\UI'; TiOc. a l)ox, () for I'J.'iO, I rial .-i Willi about 1 r.ii tons didly. The.* want L'.'. more .�xpei-icnci^d men tor j (he pil willioul delay, ami tUl- will ' |iul tliem over the l!iMi ton mark ."Ir | i|. .\, Howard of tli.' Triisiu ami Ciia:- , .(Olee Co. was In il'" bridge district of Southern Alberta kid as iiro.sporon.s as any on the con-lineiil. lu support of tills assertion the business iraiiaac'Led by Hie l-eth-'jcldgo branch of ono of the hvadlng Implement concerns may be iiuoteil �s an example of tho manner In ^�hlc:li fanners in that dlstrit^t, by "easiiii ot their growing prosperity. �i'e �bl run on tho lines of councilmunic government it would he In banlcruplry in le.sH than five years. Kvury (Mty admits the truth of such a atatoiueiit. It Is therefore difficult to uiuler-etund why any one should dosiro to continue It who is free from political or other bins. Almost Recovered From Collapse. "The city is rapidly r.p,coverlng from the catastropho of crop failures that prevailed In Ihe whole weatorn it 'is reported', be even better than in ! eommerclnl life spells tailnrc. j should wc expect succffls in Farmers' Financial Position Good. Southern Alberta Ikik had an ideal crop Huaaon. seeding by the time '.ills is in print will be completed. In aisciisaljig the situation svitli ono of the loading bankers, who !s in very flose touch with the fanning com-aiunlty. the .Monetary Times learned 'lIuH planting in the Lethbrldge district was (lone under very favorable :-lrciniistaiices, more fall iiloii.ghlng was done last year than ever before, and the tarnior.s are ardent followers of summer fallow, esjioeially (hose, he salfl, who had come through the lean years. Tho farmers, as a claaa, had money; very few of them aro'counlry a few years ago. Aa it is to borrowers and those that were, were day we, as a community, are well UuKe fintillod lo receive credit. This | satisfied wllh everything, even lo Hie j ^.p,.^ allowed banker said that tho prestiit spring ; tax collection. ICvoii the collection of' r'aa the oaaleat he hud ever exper- j a.rrears of taxes Iri going on favorable � a,gainst a lax sale for taxes due uii lo the enf cost delivered at your stalioii. BROOKS LUMBER CO. PURPLE SPRINGS, ALBERTA ed citizenship may do. the .Monetary ; would be tho beneficiary. Neither Times' representative last week had j ^ private buyer nor Ihe clly can have an Interview with Jlr. G. K. Marnoch, ' president of the liOthbrldge board of trade, without doubt one of the most St. CA,TnAniNi:s, 0:iT.-" Snvoral years igo, when convalescing after a .serious , Illness, I look a halt dozen bottles each of < "rn Alberta, water uupply with them aggressive in Western Canada. Mr. Marnoch la a prominent cltizsn ot Ijethhridgo and ha� been president ot lbs board of trade since 1914, giving his services voluntarily to that body. Mr. Marnoeh's efforts in the intorosls of agrlcnlturo in Alberta are varied. Me started in the Lethbrldge district tho livestock guarantors plan, by means of which reliable farmers and BOtllera arc given advances lo purchase pure hred cattle, sheep, etc. This plan has boon Very satlafaclory and there ia scarcely a farmer now in the Lethbrldge district who has not a good sprinkling of livestock on Ills farm. Mr. ^Marnoch is vico-preiil-dent of tho Western Canada Irrlga-Hoji v.riaoclallon. Hon. W. U. .Motherwell; mlniater ot agriculture in Saa-kalchewau, being president. This association Is doing splendid work in Ihe iutorests ot tho farmers ot South- Pr. I'iorcu'a Golden Medical Discovery and Favorite Prescription as tonics. I cannot prnlso these medicines too lilglily lor tho bonollt I received-my lioallh Was complotely restored. I always take (iloasuro in recommending,thcso two of Dr. Plorco's roinndlos."-JIns, Flohenob tiOOAN, 33 Beach Street. , Undertaking 20 per cent Discount As prices are advancing fj'o-queiitly, wo have bought an ox. tensI'VQ stock In order to protect the public ,therefore, wo Invito you to call and see ua before purchasing. COUNTRY AND CITY ORDERS RECEIVE OUR USUAL PROMPT ATTENTION MacXay mi liacKay 803 3rd Ave. S., Lethbrldge Phone 1802 Never Closed any actual property right, until the rodomptlon period has elapsed. "And It it wore Intended-and it would be (lulto right to maintain such an intention in bona fide casea of actual inability to pay at tho present moment-the clly should he, and could be, in a poaition to deal with tho previoiiH oivner who desired to reinstate hia ownership, more leniently than any private buyer at a tax sale could ho e.\pocted to. "Aa things are we are aimply binding ourselves and inviting delinquent taxpayers to deceive tliemsel-voa, and we are piling up further and quite unneceB�ary oxpenae. "A word may he said regarding tho considerable areas of outside  subdivision property that would appear in the tax sale list. It may bo presumed lhat these will fall to tho f;ily. It would have been better lhat this being one of tho dlttlcult problems. .Mr. Marnoch goea on tho assumption, and It ia undoubtedly a correct ono, that by onabliing and co-operating, wilh Iho farmers, to the ond that they ' become prosperous, tho whole coir.- i nmnlty pccomes prosperous. Ho has done some splendid work in tho in-loreat ot moro and better water for farmers. HIa ottorts 1� getting tho Dominion Oovornraeut, through ila geological survey departmeut, lo do a considerable amount ot work In SoulhorrT Alberta lu tho last two years in tho iutorosts ot water supply, and which work liaa mot with marked succeas, hUs boon greatly appreciated by farinors In tho district and neighboring towne. Those all In turn help Lelhbrldgo to build up a ihriviug buslnosB. Mr. Marnoch is also a momber of the Joint eommlttoe of ooinmorce and agriculture, ho waa vicB-c.halrman ot the aouthern Algeria Victory Loan L'oinnilttoo, Working for iv/o steady mouths without remunarutlun, ho Is also a momber ot the Canadian Council of tho Round Table. ^ � Mr. Marnoch who lakes cTonsIdor-ablo Interest in tho tinlinclal credit of weatern cltlos, statoa that tlm city ot Lethbrldge in in good ahapo, or bolter than moat ot other western cities, but he pe^cfilvoa that financial credit can be malnlftlued at high level only It wo are cturalol cuatorttutna for ouf present and to'-bB creditors. Loth, bridge, llko every otlior city, baa a. largQ amount of taxes outstanding. Thar are advortfalrig a tax sale, tho great bulk of which Is subdlvlaion properly. Inherited from the boom days. In discusalng; Ute iulijuUltitt ot Food Will Win the War \ Serve your country and yourself by rQising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western Cnnatda. The Canadion Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. Lands $li to $30 an acre; irrigated land uptoj.'JO; 20 years to pay. Loan to as.sist settlers on irrigated lands. Get full particulars and free illustrated literature fronn ALLAN CAMERON, GtD'ISsiL C,P.R.LHdt 9C5 lit St. Cait, CALGARY THE MOLINE UNIVERSAL TRACTOR HAS A BRIGHT HEAD LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT FOR ROAD W^ORK, : : ; THRESHING OR PLOWING AT NIGHX- Service and Satisfaction in Automobile Repairing and Having the Goods is placing us ahead in the garage business. Wc emplo.v only first class mechanics, wi'.l. years of experience on all makes ot automobiles, who with our guarantee of satisfaction aasure you of perfect workmanship. Drop in and look over our stock of tires. before the price advances. Dominion, Goodyear, Dunlop and Marathon, in all sizes, both fabrics and cords; also our complete line of accessories. STANDARD GARAGE VELIE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ALtERTA. THIRD ST. 8. 9 ON WINE Cold Refreshing Invigorating Lethbrldge Brewing and Malting Co., Ltd. 9. Give Your Wile an Interest In the family's financial progress by opening a Joint Account in the Union Bank of Canada, In her name and your own. You wHI find it a very convenient arrangement, for then either can attend to the banking when In town, making deposits or withdrawing money. In case of death, the balance automatically goes to the survivor, LETHBHIOGE BRANCH  - - F. W. NICHOLSON, Manager CARDSTON BRANCH  . .  F. V, Cavers, Manager BARONS BRANCH.....J. Blackwood, Manager A REAL PLACE AKD FOR SALE 800 acres, two and one half miles from station. Best of soil. Rolling but steam-plow. All fenced. 120 a'crcs seeded to oats. Rental basis of Mi '� tenant. 206 acres In fla.x. rielongiiiK to fann. 130 acres sunimerfallbw. .No buildings. PpIco and leriiis aro right THE 0.1 lAWP UNO COMPMiy, IIMITED F�HONE 1865 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA ' 135-10 TIRE REPAIR STATION "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" We have opened a new and up-to-date Tire Repair Station equipped with the latest machinery and are now in a position to do all kinds of Tire Repairs. We would appreciate your patronage. All work guaranteed. We inake,a specialty of Retreading and Relinmg. ^ Lethbrldge Tire & Repair Station , F. B, l^cKINNON, PROPRIETOR 303 SIXTH STREET, LCTHBRIDGE, ALTA. i 2????0526177207367435034?83?2943?24?????48?375342?816447251614772661?9522?39??845957?79054764585147811 ;