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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY', OCTOBER ;iO, 1911 THE LETHR-RIBGE DAILY IIEUALD PAGE FIVE THE VICTROLA AND THE 2 Grandma has many hours of leisure now. "The most pleasant of she says, "are those I spend in knitting while the Vidlrola sings for nie, the old, old songs I used to love. "There's 'Love'e Old Sweet 'Silver Threads Among the and 'Sweet Gene by such splendid singers as Clarence Whitehill, Richard Jose and John McConnack. Those are my favorites, but there are so very many other splendid pieces all by such wonderful artists that it is a constant source of wonder and pleasure to me. The besT: of it is, the rest of the family are jusl: as fond of it as I am. The Vicftrola surely has brought sun- shine into our lives." VICTROLA IV With 15 double-sided, ten-inch Victor Records, Other Vietroias from' to (on easy payments, if and ten-inch, double-sided Victor Records at 90c for the two selections at any "His Mailer's Voice'' dealer in any town or city in Canada. Write for free copy of our 300-page Musical En- cyclopedia listing over 5000 Victor Records. Ask to hear "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" the famous British Marching Song, on Victor Record No. 17639 Berliner Gram-o-phone Co. Limited Lenoir Street MONTREAL Vitftor Records--JVIade in .Canada Patronize Home Produces Mason Risch, Limited Phone. 791. 21 WESTERN BRANCHES., 404 5th Street South. PRINCE GETS EYES BLACKENED London. Oct. lias been received by Belgian headquarters (hat .Prince Alexander of Teck, gov- rnpi'-general elect of Canada, has met 'ith an unfortunate accident. Tibe who is in West Flanders, aerv- ng. with the 2nd Guards, was tandlng by hie horae, when another ifflcer began to dismount: in doing so, truok Prince Alexander with hia oot badly discolorlns both his eyes. CANADIAN AS LORD MAYOR Brockvillo, Out., Oct. H Fulford, a nephew of the late Senator Fulford, who is in business at Leeds, England, has been asked by Liberate''of .that'city to be Lord Mayor in "the'coming1 year. The political parties -have-ail agreement bj which the Liberals hold the position of Lord al- ternately Mi. Fulton mill piobably accept _ _________ Here are the actual words uied by Shpekleton when planning his Antarctic Expedition qutstien ff the amautntat fiippty is mttt must be Bovril" You, too, on be sure of being nourished if }ou take Bovrll. In addition to its own wonderful nourish- ment nlue, Bovril make] everything you eat more nourishing But remember Shacklcton's words t It mutt Bovrll. SHU .to. The, following Uiblc shows Ilio; comparative, ivsulls on dry land and on irriKnlcd liuicl, obtained al Urn Dominion Uxpcrinirn- Uil I'anvi luix1 during (he pasl seven yeurs. Mr. Fairik'hl .slaU.'S. IliaL there was no made to show up the dry land proposi- results were obtained separately.and compiled 1'roiu llic regular records. In the'irrigation roliition, in which there, are ten plots of alfalfa, one of wheat, one of a hoed crop, one of barley and one of yields Ibis year were as follows: The potatoes yield- ed COO bushels to Hie acre, the oats 107, the barley 'Iti. and Ihej spring wlieal'K! bushels and DO pounds. The reason given for the low yield of barley, is Unit il had not yet readied Hie place in the rotation where it followed alfalfa. This shows just whalj alfalfa will do fn'rii soil. The spring wheat plot had been in I alfalfa, and also preceded by the hoed crop, which is conceded to be as good as a summer fallow. This yield is exceptional, es- pecially in view of the fuel that so many dry hot winds have passed over the counlry Iliis year. table was posted on a large chart at the farmer's meet- ing >al Iron Springs on Wednesday, and it occasioned some in- teresting comment. fcOMPARATIVE RESULTS ON DRY LAND VS. IRRIGATED LAND isfis 1909 O 31 34; 37 SO SS 77 5 GO -11 (i-1 2 .350 G05 1310 Fife. Hailed 31 W 27 45 Banur. Hailed 77 14a 73 115 42 Hailed SI 40 521' 356 500 296 501 229 52S 400 495 233 492 No legislation passed at the recent Provincial Legislature session has been so generally discussed and so lit- tle understood as the "Wild Lands Tax and in order to cleat up the many dwibts which exist in Wie lay mind as to the -act, its ycopa and objeut, we give herewith a btici surae calculated to put it more.-, clearly before the public. OBJECT "For the purpose of adding to luppkiini'ntmg tbc revenues of. tho Crown, a tax at the rate of one per cent, of the assessed value, to be call- ed a Wild Lauds Tax, shall he an- nually assessed, levied and colicctetl on all land within the province sub- ject to taxation under this aft. EXEMPTIONS Certain lands are exempted under the provisions oi the act. They elude land held in trust tor the Grown, land-especially by law or held for the public use of the province laud held in trust for use of any tribe Indians land held for a church and occupied by a' church building, up to three acres (and held for public .cemeteries, up to 25 acres lajid vested in any library hoard'un 'dor the provisions of the Public Lib- raries Act; land used by agricultura societies land attached to any, hos-: under the 'Hospital land belonging .to-any city, town, vil- lage or .rural municipality and-, used- for the purposes thereof; land at- tached to for boua fide use_of .any school or university.; land held :by the province under reservation for public purposes land included with- in the boundaries of an incorporated city, town or village and, 1. "Land for which homestead en- try has been made under the provi- sions of the Dominion Lands Act or of any act substituted therefor and for which the patent has not' been is- incd 2. ''All land held under grazing lease from tbc Government of Canada actually used for grazing- .purposes, and .in accordance with provisions of, the'.Grazing Regulations from time to time; in and 3. "All enclosed land .which has been used for the purpose of pasture ing horses, cattle sheep which are the property pof the owner of land and upon which "horses or 'cattle tiV. the number of at least .three for every tea acres so- have been i FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ITftf A BUTTON AND LACE BOOTS W. J. NELSON CO. The Foot Toggery Sherlock Block pasturing for six months during the previous year provided that the Min- ister of Municipal Affairs may by written order modify the require- j inents of this subsection lor any giv-1 en year or years and for any section or sections of the province 4. "Land owned by a Iron a iide farmer who is actually residing on sonic portion of same provided that the exemption under this clause sluill not exceed (MO acres in the aggre- gate such however, may cover .parcels of land which are not- contiguous but wliich are situated within a radius of nine miles from the home of tiie owner 5. "The land of any owner where each" section or portion thereof -has had one-fourtfi of its area under cul- tivation or crop during the previous year provided that where the owner has several portions of land within a r-adius of nuiej miles and io-'tlfc same assessment district the afea under cultivation or crop may'be on any portion." ASSESSMENT'. "Land shall he assessed at .'Its ac- tual caslf'vajue as it would be ap- praised in payment of a just debt Tpm a solvent debtor, exclusive of ,he value of any buildings .erected thereon or of any other increase in value caused by any other expendi- ture of labor cc capital thereon." In assessing, the province will bo divided into what are to be luiown as assessment districts, and assessors and collectors for each district shall be appointed as required. "All taxes under the act sliall be levied equally upon all rateable land according to the assessed value of such land. The assessor's roll must be completed before the first of July year. In the case oi- non-resi- dent owners whose address 'cannot lie learned, the land shall be consid- ered assessed if entered on the roll with a note statin's that the owner is unknown. PENALTIES ;.Tliese arc .the .principal features of tlie act. Otherwise it" conforms great- ly to the assessment charters of vil- lages throughout the province. In the cass oi arrears of taxes, all of which are deemed to he due on the first day :pf. January of the year in which they' are imposed, a penalty of live percent, of tbc sum of the taxes dim is "added on the following January first; if not paid by -July 1 of the forcement return. Under this latter year after they are due, another five j proceeding the land reverts to the Monies levied under the act shall be paid aver to the provincial treasurer when collected, and sliall he used as general revenue of the province collection charges arc first met. in parenthesis arc quoted verbatim from the "SOMEWHERE UP IN THE NORTH SEA" This picture has special significance id view of Jhe recent operations of lie Pritish in the North bca on actutml of the number of 'Canadian reiuesentnUvcs with the 3 FINE ART WE ARE EXCLUSIVE AGENTS McKeivie The 2 M'S KIRKHAM BLOCK, LETHiRIDOI, ;