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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19,1918 PAGE SI.VEN Ml Mslyor Hurdie Trying To Keep Mill Rate Down to 24-New Plans Proposed With tlic ,oii(l of the yctir in .sight dud ii now tux'levy to bo considered, the. city commissioners spent. Moil-lay iirternonn In n discussion of lux-k' Ion problems. Mayor Hurdle's oiilnlon in Hint t�eth-ki'ldKo .should not have ;i hiKher mill rale tlimi ".4 mills, uml lie declares lie Ib working to that end. lint thin year. In spite of :i raving of about three? tnills, owing to the Increased Interest being secured on the sinking fund, expenses in oilier directions, notably for lehools, Increased greatly and (he lulll rate was higher than ever. "The only Volution for our tax pro-diem," said the mayor, "is to broaden the base of luxation. How to do (lint Is u question, but. I.ethbridge has cer-lain expenses to meet amiMnlly and Ke must look to Hie people, who can pay, to meet tliose." A number of suggestions are being considered, but nothing lias been arrived at. Some vt the suggestions are: Increase (he aaHtissiiient on build-inga. Thin aKHOBftment la now 33 per cont. If Increaacd to fit! per cont, the assessment, figures would ho increased to $1:1,000,000, or it increased to lull valuation, to $15,000,000. Rental Tax, Impose a rental tux. This suggestion lias be' n put forward by Commissioner Jleoch who slates that it, would yield ii return of $11,000 a year. I'.y this mothod (ho rental value of all property would be taxed, In addition to the regular taxation as at present. In case of a man owning his own house and living In it, the rontal tax would come off his regular tuxes. But in the case of a tenant, the tenant would be expected to pay the rental tax'while I he owner would pav tho full regular tax. Raise Water Rates. Increase the prices charged on the water and light utilities. Mayor Hurdle declared that tills would' be the first tiling a receiver would do, should the city hi- so unfortunate as to get Into a receiver's hands. Commissioner Freeman is not in accord with the suggestion. Income Tax. Then there is tile Income tax. Kd-monton expects to raise $100,000 by this method this year, and if they make a .success of the venture. I.eth-hridge is likely to adopt, it. The council expects to continue tlie discussion lor some time yet before adopting any scheme, and In the meantime the ratepayers are expected to have quite a lot to say about It. ORANGES COSILY AT PRESENT TIME May He Too Cosily For Chriat-1 mas Dinner This Season GET SLOAN'S FOR YOUR PAIN RELIEF irou don't have to rub it to get quick, comforting relief in IL S. CITIZENS It Once you've tried it on that stiff juint, soie muscle, sciatic pain, rheumatic twinge, lame back, you'll find a warm, soothing relief you never thought a liniment could pioducc. Won't stain the skin, leaves no muss, wastes no time in applying, sure to give c,uick results. A large bottle means economy. Your own or any other druggist lias i:. Made in Canada. Get it today. Sloans "r� liirti-merit ' � Kill^i pain :!0c, tiOe, $i.::u. American Consular Agent Matt .'olinston has received word from Washington to the effect that Americans In Canada who have been called to report, at the various 1.1. S. training camps this month, need not now report. Thi.-. vvlll affect quite u number of Southern Alberta men. Men over the age of :{i> who have received questionnaires need not fill them out. Men under :ir, receiving questionnaires however are required to completo and return them, as the government wishes to ^et dala on the military strength of the country. OPPOSITE BASEL ; I'aris, Nov. 10. I'Toneh advam ( 'guards yesterday enterod the town I i of St. Louis, opposite Basel, SwIUcr-j ! land. | Lethbridge School District No. 51 and Separate School District No. 9 yo WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The "SCHOOL ASSESSMENT ORDINANCE" bei Ordinances of tho l'roviiieu of Alberta, \va:. amended the Legislature to read as follows: i i,.,|.. of the -ion ot Section "5a- "35a. Subject to the approval ol the Minister, any school board may by resolution tlx a minimum tax to be paid by any person assessed upon the assessment roll, at tho sum of four dollars ($4.00) and may require that every male resident of the district of the full age ot '.It years who has resitted therein tor a. period ot one month or over, and haH not been assessed on tho assessment roll, .shall pay an annual lax of $4.00 for school purposes In be collected at any time after the first day of January In ecch and every year, mid such school tnx shall bo payable by bucIi resident, whether he has resided In the distilct before tho dato of the completion of the Inst revised assessment roll or not; but In the ease of tho collection of such tax, the name of such realdont so paying, shnll bo added to the assessment roll. "(Ii) Any person liable to pay cueh tax shall pay the same to tho Bocrotary-treasuror of tho district, or to such person as is appointed by tho board to collect tho samo within three days after tho domand thereof, but in the case of neglect or refusal to pay levy may bo mado by distress and snlo of goods and chattels of tho person In default aa provided in this'Ordinance. "(3) It shall bo tho duty of any employer or employers to fur-' nlsh from month to month, upon roquoBt, to tho secretary of the : district, tho name* ot all persons In his or their employ, and the ; Hocretary by notice In.writing, may requlro such employer or employers ', to pay to tho district tho tnx due nnd payable by any of his or their ', employees, whtch tax shall bo paid by Uio employer or employers with-'. In ono month after notlco by tho socrotary as aforesaid and may be doducted by tho employer or employers from tho wages or salary of tho employee whethor said tax has boon previously demanded from , iiuch cmployeo or not aa hereinbefore provided; provided however that where the employee has paid a tax under tho provisions ot this aoctlon to a school district, he shall not bo liable to a similar tax In another district for tho aauio culondar year." AND TAKE NOTICE: That John H. Flootwood, Secretary-Troanurer, of Lethbridge lichool District No. 61, and D. J'. McSwain, Soerotary-Troasurer, of Separate School District No. 9, have been jointly and severally appointed as collectors of the above taxes, and that payment must ho made to the auld John It. Fleetwood, pr to the said D. .1. McSwain at tuo office In the Central tJciiooi, OtU 8tre�t 8.. fjethbrldffo. on domand. JOHN H. FLEETTWOOD, What would the Christmas dinner tablo be without the Orange? Yes, we spoil It with a capital letter now, for the Orange, at. l.,vo for a quart or. Is king of all fruits without question, and there Is just a. danger that this delectable fruit, which has always graced tho time-honored Christinastldo festivities may b" missing from many, many Christmas dinner tables in Lcfli-bridge and elsewhere on lb" prairie-; this season. Very Costly Just at present, oranges are aa scarce as non-subscribers to the Victory Loan \ ill Lethbridge, Hint is. at anything like | sensible anil reasonable prices. The { scarcity has been noticeable for some I lime, and It. may extend right up to 'the Christmas season, although fruit | i dealers art' optimistic that both suppiv i and price will be more suitable to the i public demand before- the Christina:' j trade commences. | The kingly California orange will.] I which Lethbridge palates have been ! regaled for years, now reposes upon a , j gilded throne in the fruit stores at two for a quarter, or anywhere from, $> to $l.iifl a dozen, according to size. They ant as valuable as coal w:ifin and your co-workers i otl Hi,, -plen.liil contribution you have] mad" lo one of tile mast successful war lean;', ever floated in any country.' Total fur the Dominion tonight is six! hundred and severi'y-six million? Signed, "]�;. I; Wood," Work Under Difficulties Itetunis from rural district-that many ol tlieui have far exe ili"tr original allotment notwith iin;' the difficulties encountered, following letter from one of tin Ifii't : eerf dim adveni-itig and very When your head aches, ii. b usually caused by your liver or stomach getting out of order. These "sick headaches" quickly disappear as soon as the stomach is relieved of its bilious contents. Right your stomach and regulate and tone the liver with Beecham's Pills, which rapidly improve conditions and promptly Help Headache Direction! of 3peci�l Value to Women are with Every Bo*. Pr*bar�rf only by Thom�i [leechim. St. Hetetit, l^aca^kir*. EagUnd. Sold ev�rr*her* in C�mai1� and U^S. America- la boxva, 25 ceau. ANTI JEWISH OUTBREAKS sao w ceded stand-Tile lis- PARCELS FOR FIGHTERS More i"ni istmas panel dian HOlillern are being arte-; indicate what those ; lethbridge this year than allies w. re. "None of the poster \ �ince lb- boys have be little of the other ! t ill- 's ol idlte the They d for lifted �at res 'hat from that it hail action, but at that Cal idvautape of the the.Ul'e.s Thursday. ^SUPPLY HORSE MEAT:! FROM THE I1 ha.-the li.'-orgc llo.idley. M.I..A., who been woi'l'ini', fvir Muni' time on .'foposiiion ol supjilyiug the European market wi'h Itor/eflesti, lias. .since liglitlni; Ktopped, again taken up the matter with t:; slaughtered oTf. If I'auada could find a market for the meat of ihe.-'c horses, it would return tills country unite a revenue and help nut many individual �fanners. The pro-' posal is being pushed at Ottawa and there is mote than a little hope of sue- S. ALBERTA IN DETAILS OF RANCH i ^oYomber 19,1918. D. J. McSWAIN, Collectors. Ad L. tTHE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE! 3ft EDMUND WALKER. * shooter at his hip, replied, "Wo'ro f^o-iiiK to clean out tills pasture," the Inference being that it contained stolen , stock. Comstoek replied, "I'll ahoot ! l�K tonny If I have to." Mutthows and his com-' ,>f,Im'"'� piuilon then mado as If to ride ahead, and Comstoek shot. Matthows foil from his horse to the ground. Three or four minutes after ho got up, BtaKKorliiR, and reached for a club, though why he should do this, with a six-shooter in his holster, tho police cannot fathom. Matthews was taken to the hospital and Corp. TtOKan of tho A.P.P. pro-ceoded to arrest Comstoek, with ihe result Unit he was committed for trial. Uouibadier ('.onion P. Macdonald, who enlisted at I.ethuridRo. died of wounds on Nov. 2. His father is Angus Macdonald of Truro, X.S, Pte. Frederick Prentice, whoso home is in St. Catherines, Out., who enlisted at Claresholni. was accidentally killed on Nov. ,". Two soldiers. Pie. Arthur Pletcher. brother of C P, Hletcher. milliliter of the Standard Hank and son of W. S. liletcher. Port Mope, and Pte. Antone Van Dyke, of Salborg, Alta., both of when) enlisted here, are reported to be in hospital due to poisoning Sei'Kt. P. J. i'.oiiRooii. of Pov.assau, O'U.. mid Pte. Alex. MacV.ii>. next of kill Scotland, who enlisted here, are reported to be wounded. Corp. Hobt. Irdon, of Hollevur Is also wounded. Pti>. Alex. Well", eiiliHtt-d I!!air> moru, next of kin XnfUand. is. reported at; wounded and Mirroring from In-I'luonza. Pte. .his. ]!. Uossa, next of kin Kdmonton. but who enlisted here. 111 with Infliieiira. COMMISSIONER? Pari:', iVov. I!'. � OF HEPUDLICS t n cabin.'! nieet-lireslded over by President it was deedded to appoint as cumin! ^doners of tho repnhllcs StraBi-.hurg. \ietz mil Co\>nir, Ooorges Mnringcr. divecter of tlie aacrei service; M. Mlrman, prefect of the de-partiiien'. ot NeiutU, and M. Poulet. I respectively. WHEN PEACE IS SIGNED siippl'c.'! had ri'iicheil me before Sal- ; iii'day. October liiith. ho 1 could not. 1 get the working material to point* emt! . of hero before Montluv tlie opening' day. My wife was talen ill on Sun-; day with influenza and being unable! io m-t a nurfi* I had to go into unar j ainiiie with her tintl was taken down myceif. The following Wednesday I had lo send a livery out after our ' li.'iiriiian to rami' in and take over the work and the. supplies were taken ��:i�t Monday afternoon. 1 was only nbiiM'tl from t|iiarantinci November litli and Immediately had to take up th" work of special health officer to care for the victims of the epidemic which included laying out the dead and conducting funeral ceremonies. Our parson was in bed with inlluenza and .e had no undertaker. Owing to bort.i,;e of help l/stlso acted as janitor of our municipal hospital and also had to send In dally report * to the provincial health department." Stories such as this might be told from many parts of Southern Alberta mil yet it went more than fifty per cent over its objective. The town of llntha worked under adverse conditions with an allotment of $"r).nnh subscribed Sal.1100. Credit, for this fine showing is due Mr. F. Klend, team captain at that point nnd also to K. II. Pnidilen,, who, too!: an active part in tins work. Flags and Crowns The following Is the latest list of Hags ami crowns won: Alderson, flag; IJanlT. flag and seven crowns; Hassauo. tlag and 10 crowns; Beilevue, Hag; llindloss. llaV; Hlackie, tlag and four crowns; Ulalrmore. flag and live crowns; Botha, tlag and six crowns; Karons, flag and crown; Mow Island, tlag and crown; Hrant, Hag and ten crowns; Brooks, flag and four crowns; Hunlntt, tlag; Higvalley, tlag; Bankhead. tlag and crown; Horry Creek, flag and four crowns; Calgary, (liig and live crowns; Cards ton, flag and two crown.*; Caruiangay, tlag and crown; Carstali'8. flag and four crowns; Castor, flag and four crowns; t'iitsland. (lag; f'ayley. ling; Champ-ton. flag; Claresholni. tlag and eight ii lit t'j'Olil in iitty y�'iif n nvi'f there, according to local post ot'iiee official-'. Some time nj^o tlie novernnieut issued a stateinejit that it would bo well to have parcels posted bel'o''" Nov. 1TP if they are to get across In time for Christinas, and evidently this injunction is being obeyed. Lethbridge people are apparently very Stockholm, outbreaks, v to .Joivs, h-.i\ towns Nov Mi Ci in mime runs ocelli red eslern Ami-Jewish infamies in several pal! of Polish tialicia. biireiin cordiim to the Jewish press hen MEIGHEN MAY GO TO C. P. R. Winnipeg. Nov. !�.- There is a persistent report in oiriTliition hero that Hon. Arthur Meigheu is to lm-come gi'iieral counsel of the C. P. It., tlie post vacated by Pri'?ld"iit K. W. licit ty anxious that some extra com-peiici Cbristnias tlie boys shall have forts for their first, following the war. A member of tlie Lethbridge post-office staff who knows something about handling ;'liristums parcel* for. the soldierr at the other i lid of the I journey Is Sergt. .1. Johnston, who [ was in the Army Post Office. London, hist Christmas, during the rush. lie j slates that, at one time there were S.-Oi'in monster bags of parcels piled up , in the Army Postotflce for the Cana-j dlans in France, nnd that the Inst or, them was not delivered until the isth I of April. | 'Alienor Donaldson Oaweagcr �a4 I'srju .SOT*lr�* NEW YORK BOSTON MONTREAL 10 LONDON LIVERPOOL GLASGOW MI5TOL DURI-Monitt Ordwi. Mil) ar Cakla lo Ot��t Britktn, IrtUnd, iMsOaaTto, It�ty, rranea, rortu��t, Spain, SwIUtr-l�nU. Hollind. VNEXCfU-lD SUVICK iiir all InrormAtion m?viwio*nF�lo�r AtaiiM Ot � COMPANY'S OFFICE, ScsM BUtd JJ0 MAIN STKIIT, wiNNirrr; Gold S3*v' Five cakes of Gold Soap are as big as six cakes of the next largest size. Gold Soap is as good as laundry soap can be. Buy five cakes of Gold Soap and you will see it is a plain case of getting one-fifth more for your money. Cold Soap it mad* in th* Procter