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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL TKE LOCAL wmniounncrR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD IB! URALDV FAG1 OF LITI LOCAL XKWS MONDAY, NOVEMBER i, LETHRR11XJE. JVLBEHTA, PAGE SEVEN Foorteen MiBion Bushels Of Grain In District Approximately fourteen Rillllen of grain hive been thrtth- tt In tho LcUibrldge dfitrlirt, ae- to fHjurti obtained by the Hwld IMl morning. el of October totalled In the neighborhood of nine million and ihlBiMrrtt of grain! have reached' close to one million three hundred thou- und. Grain In rtore at the prw- ent time li ettlrnateij to be threg million buahclf. the trip to Havre, Montana. When [nqulrlug as to the nature of the business, the youth was candidly told that It -was smuggllug whiskey Into Washington. Tho hoy, however. Old ict yield tp thp templatiou, but re- Ud the Incident to Ibo local broker irbom ho was transacting the heat sale. AWIEOIO OriMtal Was Fouwl Suspended By SUk Handkerchief at R. C. M. P. Barracks After being arrested'on an oplnra charge Wing Lee, In the cells at the IL C. li- P- barracks Friday night, at- tempted to hang hlmxlt and but for the timely arrlTal of Constable Flem- ing he- would have succeeded. When Constable Fleming arrived on the .scene tie Oriental was suspended by a silk handkerchief. Saturday morning ha was fined three .hundred dollars and costs or three months rest by Magistrate Barker and took tlia time. During a raid by Detectives Lobb and Ferguson and .Constable Fleming of the It. C. M. P. 'on Friday night on Wan Lnn Chung's store near the fireball. Wing Lee was picked up with a cjiahtily of opium. The" Chinaman arrested recently Ithoul gftlng them any quid pro quo, B. Whereas the city's financial uttlou most Imperatively pave tie necessary consideration required to It-from bankruptcy. Wnereas in agreeing to tollon tne Ko. scale st tbe council did not contempUte that such scale would be based on any cpnsld eratlon other than a H. C. U- bast which In tbe latest to the nun en baa been 7. Therefore be It resolved that th< council go on record.that the flnan clal position ol tho city will not per mlt tt to'continue- lo follow the No 6 scale upward nnd- .consideration will only be given to'any changes ;ti No. 6 scale H ou- a strictly H. C. I bails. Cmtomg Receipts Also Ahea of a Year AgcH-Same With Sale and Excise Taxes City Commissioners Will Give Request Grant to Battery Fears A Surplus Of Labor Around Here This Winter Other Dislricts Advised Nol To Forward Labor (o This District TWO CONVENTIONS HERE NEXT WEEK Next week will be a week ot conventions In -The Union of Alberta Municipalities bold their .convention hero on Nov'.-gtb apd :101S. ThJa will ba .followed by., (ho Teachers', Convention, on'the following livo days. IVltli the arrival of Premier MelEhen on th'e Mon- day, und the meeting In tuo Majestic lual evening, there will altogether be an Interest- log week In tho city. Luxury Tax Returns for October Show An Increase Over September Lethbrltlge men-hints this morning. Terforalqrs are .being supplied by have been ranking a rush on C. T. the ftfr'lhls purpose. STot, j Wood's office tor luxury tax stamps, every merchant lu Lelhbrldge has ons Mr. Wood] has been on Iho jump Ibese at the present time but will plying them and hag n good stock' of get one with his license. License ep- from [plica Customs receipts for tte month Routine work was gone through at Lho. regular meeting of the city coun- cil held cm Monday morning. In re- spect to'a request from Major Darna- cal, O.O. of the 39th Dattery, and Lieutenant McKIIlop, O.C. of the 20lh Battery, for, a gract of for ath- letic eujjininenl to the Armory, the council resolved that tue sum be paid, as It la Included in the estimates. A request from 11. C. Graham, Sec- retary of the Poultry a grant of 11BO was laid on Iho table for consideration. In regard to the petition of the resi- dents of Fair View, Park View, and Victoria Park for street Hghllng, this, together with the report of tho cost of submitted by Commission- er Freeman, was laid ou the table until such time as Iho Commissioners can personally look over the ground. Whereas the city auditor has called attention In a letter, accompanying the city audit for 1913, to slight errors In the ledgers of light and water, In" which1 the light ledger is sllghlly In deficit and tlie water is slightly In sur: plus, balancing tp a surplus ot J2.30, the council held that the task ot fer- bellWe he was pcidlbg the poppy around Chinatown hero Z charge attempting sn.clda' In of.these Uxes in the placed the police mouth of September preceding. These WM .he-lnnuerfc, of October 1919. sales nnd excise, .October September Don'l Follow In No. 6 Mine for the Building permits 4s3aed inocth were mor.e'.lhan double thoae inued in same month last ycsar, the figures being: October "1920, 15290; October 1919, -In. the i Jar tho to date there I has retllng out the alight errors In correction of these n whole yearTs ac- counting .would1 be 'greater than' the s'mall errors would justify. It was, however, resolved that the auditor's comments be noted, anil Iho letter referred to the city treasurer with In- structions to avoid a recrudescence ni such errors to the greatest extent pqs- slba In the regular routine work of the office. ThomaK Longworth, superintendent of the provincial labor bureau In Leth- brldgo IB fearing .for much unemploy- ment In this district this winter, i Other sections west are show-! Ing a surplus of-men nnd during the past WEei forty-six men were chipped Into (be Lethbridge district from out- side points. With a view, .to keeping down a sur- plus pf; much as possible! this Issued com- munications lo'other labor bureaux cancelling all requests for men for thla district. ,.Al the present time be docs not consider he has any more demands for men thnn will lake caro ol the men now In tbe district.. Thac losing down much work In the bush lias thrown a lot of men on ihe market and they are fast drifting to tne mines. .During the past week ono hundred and '.thirty-nine men were placed through Ihe.local bureau as follows: 18 firm laborers, 3 threshers, 3 car- penters, 1 .laborers, IS bush- men, 15 mine laborers, 38 miners, 5 nilno machinist, 8 chute limber packers, 6 Jail guards and 3 teamsters. Eleven men got: casual work. In the women's section" one sten- ographer, four bookkeepers nnd one chambermaid secured employment. Four got casual vrork. Fronvthe outside seven came from Vancouver, .one from Estovan, sir from Swift Current, one from Reglna, thre.e' from Portage la Prairie, twelve from Winnipeg and eleven from Cal- gary. stamps ou hand. They range' ones up to flvo dollars each end are n sheets ot ono hundred oach. Merchant? ran obtain any quanti- ties ol stamps they desire. They do not have to thpni ot ono hundred but they must have jot was reported this morn- them tojnake their November returns. Ing. month the sales., tax plication and money must be Bent to the collector of Inland Revenues, Cal- gary. Stamps must be paid for in ad- vance. I, "The Insury tax returns ellll grow oaoTl month__For OduhST. an lHCT.34Sfc_ wtlfa. The merchants must put stamps to Ihe value ot the tax on the sales slip that goes to; the customer and the stamp must bo so'delaced Usl It cannot be used again. amounted lo J3.2C4.53 and the loorary tai to The manuiaetifere (ax was115.949.S0.7 Thjs rlvcis'a'iotal. of The 'September'total was '.w" HALLOWEEN PASSED OFF PEACEFULLY Hallowe'en, which brings to tie has', been the period memories of school days Meeting to Lay Out Affairs A meeting will ba held at lio Y-M- C.A. tonight, to.which all citizens are welcome, lo make dual crrangemcnls tor the reception of Premier Melghen on his visit to the city next Monday. The tcntntivb arrangements so for are that Hie premier will bs tendered a public-luncheon, .--jwblcli will probably'be In the muohlc Hall. this, will lake placo dlrccily niter the arrival of Ilia train from Cclgary, which is due In tho city at 12.45 p.m. Atter the luncheon the premier will.- probably go oh to the High school, where he will address the pupllg. From the cchoo! ho will proceed to the Y.M.C.A., ho rfill cnlcrtajned by tbe local Coun- cil of Women.-; He will remain at the "Y" until about, half-past-live, W1TU Tttr1 Tliere Is no.definite announcement Wlltl IMli made, but ll-1a-Tcry iikely Ihnl the SOAP DISH premldY will .In the courso of tho .______ afternoon receive deputations from the G.W.Y.A. nnd tho local Labor po-rty. in the eVenlcg at S.15 ho will address i mass meeting in the Ma- jestic. MAYOR HARDIE SURE OF OPPONENT Tfiat a mayoral eonteit will take place In December Is ctr- Uln, In the statement rnite by J. B. of the Canadian Ad- vacate, that If there li no other opposition to Mayor Hardle he will be In the ring to eonteit trie maroyalty. all the 'povors of' n Justice ol eacc, barring the right to sit on wnch'for the trial of offenders. a the nature of his.police duties 18 laiurally regarded as Incompatible. In 'regard lo, thi arrangement come lo for granting the raise to tho civic employees, the city council Uave added the following rider to the resolution passed. This rider relieves tho council from adhering strictly tp .tho scale of'wages as based on the scale in'No. 6 mine: 1. Wliereas as the taipayers of LellibrlilEO must nccCEsarllr be the direct payers 'of all advances of wa g'es and V :2. lots are falling to the city st tax Bale In ,num tor's, Which Is reducing 4n6 roll'.'''rapidly extant tiat In ail Increase In the rate du ,of -walees, thero.wlll bo an Increase'In fates dne to the redac ifon''of the tax and 3. Wherea; they to a very large pro- portion are earning leas than tbe wa ges they-pay their employers and. 4. Whereof the No. 6 ccala of ad vances Is met by a corresponding In crease in the price of coal and thl Increased prlce'.'ot coal as well as th .tax Increase due lo Increase In wage 'seriously aMecta cltlwns who are no lie mines or by city O. BOX 946 PHONE 1619 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE: PATERSON AND CO. M AMdla Building 612 Third Avenu-j South 'pTer. those Issued In the, period of last year. JTho figures re: 1920; to date Megger Steers Clear Of Railway s and .makes .one think n'ow the celebrations afo tamo, was 'celebrated by. the 'youngsters of Lethbrldge on Saturday, iilght In a quiet manner. Be- sides defacing a lot of windows In the downtown section wlth'aoap very little was done. Sonie youngsters were on the stroets In costumes aud. a [ew Joseph Tobannah, a former C. P. n. against whom a conviction and sentence of six months were quashed.on reported the time', wag" up agHjn Jn the Calgary pol-" Ice court, on Thursflay, on n further charge, that a silver soap dish, the prppertyj'of C. ;J, Dalrd of Toronto. the fresh' charge, as reported In the Ca'gary remanded 'cil '___-i. 'nsL: MICE OF PEACE Chief ot Police Glllesplc la now a juEtlco of thb peace. This addition to his office baa cotno about after tho visit recently lo tho city ot Attorney general. Doyle, to. who in the need o Inverting the chief -with (huso power., was. put. It was pointed out to-Mr Boyle by the mayor) at" a meeting hole] in the city council chamber, tlia the chlet was ofton .handicapped, in the matter of getting pnl warrants a a time of night vchon the maglctrat( vouTd bo asleep. ft is now Chief of Police Joseph Illcsplc, J.p. He IB endoived ,witj for a-week. [cpntenilpn was rais- led by conhEel behalf that the charge of of the soap dish should have been included In the previous charge of the theft ot a watch on which he was anil af- terwards acquitted-' For the prosecu- DON'T FORGET' Tho only place where you can Bet your shoes repaired by nrac- tlcal'shoeindkors Is at Mutton Perkins 418A' Fifth Street South ..Phone 693 3 daors S. of Colonial Theatre gates were fonnd Sunday morning I tlon It was held'lnat the Infonnallon r.esllng pea_ccniy on telephone poles, as to the theft'of the eoap dish had not pome lo tho. attention of the De- partment until the; day' alter Tohan- Effort .Will Be Made to Sell Them in Usaal eminent Sympathetic 7 Donds of the Lethhridge NorthenJ Irrigation district will be placed on the market In the usual way arid everything possible done to dispose of them, with the provincial-government assisting. Chairman the bqard-bf trustees of the 'district and Chief Engineer Muckleaton iliid an interview with prov- incial government on Salnrdiif. Chairman Croft has returned and la very well pleased with the sympathe- tic reception ti'ey., obtained, a'nd; the consiaeratto.n that waa gifen .to ,their problems by the members bt.the Al- berta governmenL A GREAT SUCCESS Was the baseball learn oolleggerB today are glTlng tho railways-a wide'berth, In''tliat, with :ho possession, of "nntqs, they are inado Independent' .of the C, P. This waa the statement- credited to J. M. Cameron, general. superintend, ent C. P. Hv Alberta, lii an Interview given to.a representative of the Cal- gary. Herald: 'i All, trains. at Coults, said Mr. Carneron, are' carefully v.-atchei, but whtskey'runners fight shy ot tho railroad, tracks. The Caljary paper, apropos to the method used by the bootlegger, tells of the eiperlcnco of tho sbrr ot a fur I mef who, coming into Calgary in connection with the-sale of wheat, hired a car from a garage and 'drove round.'tiTe city.' Whljo doing this ho was accosted by a'welMreEBCd Indl-l vidual who asked him If ho could run a Packard, offering him {300 to make representing your factory a success? 'Liniment Manufacturer I should say so! Sold my men over two hun- dred cases of my 'linlnienl, because thoy'were so stiff from the. exercise. lluustOu JL Cat. nah was the theft of the natch. BAPEN BROS. PHONE 625 AD Cotton Feh Mattresses nullt, not mide. Will not tag or get lumpy.' All HAVE YOU IKItD DLDCHIEF BRAD CREAM- ERY BUTTER If-not, ask your grocer for this brand the next time you need butter and if he cannot supply you let us have his name. People that liare used It say It is good and como back for more incl you irlll do tho same, All the leading grocers In Iho city am hamUIng this fine brand ol bvitler. Chief Mountain Creamery Co., Ltd. LETHBRIDQE, PHONE 192} WATCH FOR GREY'S GREATEST STORY. -The Last of die Duanes Read the story end nco the Ereal play sooii. Watch for further announce- ments. Always in good taste. JOHN GILMORE Limited BAKERS PHONE 378 OLD-TIMERS, i GOOD FOOD VfeM prepared Nicely served Moderately priced Will make this cafo a favorllo with you, too. The Yale IM FIFTH STREET SOUTH THE ANNUAL MEETING will be liclil In the Tlonrd of Trade UulIilhiK, at S o'clock, on Uio cvonlDg of Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1920 PLEASE ATTEND There Is no reaeon to buy broad by the hit-oi'- mlsa, It-Isn'l plan, the nnmo of our bread and IL will ln- Buro you perfect Bntlafac- Uon. Our New Steam Pressing Machine Will not be hard'on your clothing. When done properly, pressing and sponging Tvlll make ydar garments wear longer. Why not have your pressing done by the'newest pro- cess. Our prices are reasonable. MEN'S OR LADIES' Sutt, Dry Cleaneii Suit, Spongtd and Prasuj Suit, Presicd............... ,7s Work called for and delivered. Lee Duck THIRTEENTH STREET. NORTH PHONE 1770 aw. v. A. TUESDAY EVENING, NOV. 2ND IN THEIR CLUB ROOMS INVITATIONS CAN BE SECURED FROM SECTY. TURCOTTE OWING TO DECLINE !N THE BUTTER MARKET Cream prices will be as follows: No. 1 Sweet, per Ib. btitterfat..........80c No. I Sour, per Ib. butterfat...........52c No. 2 Sour, per Ib. butterfat.......... ,49c These prices will take eft'ect October 27th and until further notice. THE CRYSTAL DAIRY LTD. PHONE 1576 Visit to Lettibridge of Rt. Hon, Arthur in ,7- In order that an appropriate welcome may be given to Right Honorable Arthur Meighen, prime minister of Canada, on the occasion of his approach- ing VISIT TO LETHBRIDGE, ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 1920, IT 18 ANNOUNCED THAT A MEETING of the supporter! of tlie and InteresteJ. for Ho purrose of making necessary -will bo held In THE Y. M. C A. AUDITORIUM TONIGHT, 8 p.m. LADIES ARE INVITED MD-SAVE.THE-. KINO Signed on behalf of proTlsional tommllteo, w, s, BALL; Chairman, ;