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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL N1WS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER LETKPRIDGE, ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN This is Statement Made by Pre- sldcnt ..Coste to Calgary Goiiiiiussiuntfs Not another will he spent In drljllne for gis liy the- Canadian Western Natural" Gas.' Co. unless Cal- gary, and presumably other cities be- ing supplied, grant au Increase in rales, according 'to statements made by Eugene Coste, president .-.of the company, to the. Calgary com- mtBsiotters'Tuefiday afternoon.. The following questions vrero .nib- in it ted-by 'tho city, commissioners to President .Cosle of the Gas Cpmpany and the iiiswe'rs'glven beloware the Affect ot answers Bi.vea during the discussion hy.JJr. Coilo, who will on Friday answers in writ- ing to the city: 1. Will', the .Gas "Company reconv mcnce drilling operations forthwith and same continuously, and use Ha .best endeavors to obtain' an increased supply'of gas while the present negotiations are being car- ried on? Answer: Emphatically no. eielnityentw eliminated, company would prefer, opec fran- chise, with no ngslatkid of price saTe oy public utllttK cbaniauou. (b) Mr. Coiie le willing to twrmto- ate the franchise: tomorrow, If nitteen -would agree. (c) Not favorable to gianUsj fur- ther ot expropriation other .hon contaised In franchlee. (e) Would consider: this. 4. Will the company agree that the city's eharVoftlie profits' will lake the form ot a.percentage of gross receipts fronj-, the sale In the city of Calgary? Answer: Only It" price' gas la high enough to cover tbliV -Must bo included lu cost ot the gas. 5. As you claim'that'the company can only be kept in existence .by tho Increase ill rate: to be'paid by too Calgary consumer e 6C the com- pany willing to dlwmis a scheme whereby such contributors 'wlU' re- ceive for such Increaii; In the price of ga, over 36 MnU per. thousand cubic feet, seven 'per cent cumulative preferred stock? Answer: Not favorable to this. C. Will the company discuss the The Rhyming Optimist MlchnliO 2.. Will the .company proceed with i profit statement submitted by the drilling Id any. location to which thojclty auditors with a view to arriving proposed city representatives Answer: not submit; to dictation from city's lives as to'how Ihe extra money from increased rate's Is to he spent. Merely that It shall Ije spent on drill- Ing. 3. As the increase, in' rates in- Tolvcs the alteration, of the fran- chise, would tho company at tho came time assent to alterations iu accordance' '-with the flews of-the city as to: v The eiclustveness bl the fran- chise, The Its termination. (c) The powers and rights of the city as to 'expropriation. Granting the city tho right to transmit gas through the company's in the event of. the company boing unable to', furnish a sufficient supply for the clly from their oini wells. 'I' Answer: (a) As to excluslveness ol at a settlement M to the city's. share of past profits? Answer: Leavo this to courta or- utilities commiulon to decide. 7. Will the company grant to the city's proposed representatives on the board of directors: the right to decldti when the gas is sufficient and therefore., to decide when reduction ID the rates should he made? Answer: Not favorable to Rattier leave it to "utilities commis- sion. _ j. Has the company, any. proposals as to the cohserrallon of the gai supply by limiting- the salo to certain classes of consumers only? Answer: 'Would discuss proposals. 9; Will the ;cpmpany undertake to ?harge Us present, .drilling when to portion of revenue represented by. the 35 cents rate? Answer: Want time to consider. The world 'has grown so very the all folks sometimes say, and then wipe their eyes and heave a flock of solemn sighs In quite a mournful way. "Things are not what lhey_.used to they tell :he-younger set, "you never have a Quilting bee, the spelling-match is u, >rs see; your one oest bet." And yet, here comes Saint Val- entine, who. ruled In days ot yore. He murmurs still: "Will you bo and gives folks much the same old line be used In eighty-four. A Cupid :aad gome ecarlet hearts keep working overtime. He shows a quiver full ot darts and uses "all his well' known arts !s-melancholy rhyme "The world has grown so wise anil and can this to true as lops as valentines are sold all Iace-bc-trlnv med and edged with gold, averring: "I love About the time when I de clarc .that all romance is done, comes February, debonair, and Cupid with Ills same old snare of elghteon-elglvty one. Sophisticated? Yee, Indeed! That'; what the old folks say, and yet show but little speed if I'm to judge from what read upon this godd Mini's day, rose is red, the violet's one clever friend at firms. Another says: "I love -bui you; love me, for I'm forever true.' these are her world-wldo terms. Yol take us tack, oh., good old saint, ant make us really. see that all this eunii business ain't the very serious com plaint that It-Is'said to fce. "Th' vorld. -people say, bu wiser, Valentine, who works in jus tig same old way with fat, red hearts and Cupids gay, for that's where folks shine, t> 4 A. P.'P. HEADS ON TOUR OF PASS Inspector Illsk has left for a business trip to the Pass, ac- couipauylug.Commissioner Cud- dy who was Iu the city eu route. I Supervisor Joseph Morgan Tells of New Canadians in Alberta Only Old Wheat and 86: 000 Bushels Other.Grains on Sept 1 Noble Foundation Busy Thresh- UNDESIRABLES ARE INVITED OUT OF TOWN Two undesirables, a gentleman of gambling teadencies and" two ladles of the sporty variety, hailing from Everett, Washington, were located In a block by the eagl'j eyes 01 Detective Pat Egau of the city police, and ordered to hike back to came wllhin 24 hours..-The trio stood not on tho order of their going but went at once, getting ahead of the Detective's time limit by H hours. Cww nt t V Vvheat on Track (Edmcnlon Journal) "The last two weeks have been the iiest we have bad since I have teen in charge of schools amongst new said- Morgan on his'retuVn'-iant Saturday from a trip north of 'tho river and east of Smoky hake: "Last-April I visited a number of districts, in the neighborhood of Mundare where the a large schoolpopuliulon and where the l-roont schools gavo accommodation entirely inadequate. In each case I met with the school board aud discussed two-roomed school .and its advantages 'and-.the necessity of good house for the teachers. In the firsl'distrlct'the board was decldemr hostile.t The present school-.they saiC has been big enough and so far as the service was concerned it had been good enough for the last ten years, and they "gucss'ed it would do awhile longer.' N'oboily.wanted who top good to live in the shack they Tha second meeting was hardly lees discouraging'. The kind of schoo that, I dcscrjbed was very good but thoyi were too poor' to build and main tain ,such a. plant. .Ic'the third dls trlct there jwero'' some ratepayers frankly intcr'estcd In my proposition hut the policy of delay which all had .urged was. finally adopted fcy this board also. They said" we. may no' have .a us alone until th( crop, is 'assured .and then: come back." "Tfro weeks ago I went hack to this neighborhood and called a.Joint meet- ing boards of districts. Beginning with district num- ber three where., they had all.seemed most Interested I asked what they had been doing. The'chairman said: 'Wo have, built a now four-roomed house, have put in a.ne'w well -and pump, new equipment for tho school, hiivo a married teacher In rhargo and.ono of the .finest school Cardcna In Alberta. Wo have decided that we must have a. now school and waul yon to seiitl us plans lor a build- ing of two- rooms right away, for we .ffi'isl'.-build it.llila fall.'" "0[ coiirss 1 Mr, Morgan tlioy.had done and what they were planning to do, but I want- ed Ihbse others to hear about It from the rneii (hemselv.es. "Then I asked Ihe members-ot the" second board It Ihoy had decided as to v.'hal Ihcy would do. Vcs they had! They had talked it over with the rate nyers and decided that they roast lave a good teachers ;house, and additional school room winter. 'This seemed to-good to said 1r. Morgan, wo will lear from thete men from Sr----------', The chairman 'said, they bad decided hat "their old house was no good. It wasn't a fit place for the.kids' any way.. They wpuld-.sell it to someone the district and build a.modern .wo-roomed school.- "Jf we get a school like this we want It kept open alh.the-year have to--have a teacher's house too. will ie pre pared to sign contracts for both buddings just as-the' wheat Is cut so you cau get everything ready We are n'repared to leive it pretty much in your hands but we want the best school you.can Such whole-souled and general enthusiasm Mr. Morgou .h'e "has rarely seen anywhere. Already they are lating on having some of the boys and girls take grades IX. and X. with nut having to leave home. Two other districts adjoining" those 'above men tloried will proceed.with .tho building of second rooms this fall also: 'Last week" the experienci was practically duplicated .north o th3 river. In Frovlschenla, where there are one hundred children o school age, four students wrote on the grade VIII. examinations and three o the four passed. These.people are op crating a: two-roomed school how, th second room being hpu'sed in rente quarters. They are. looking ..forwar to a new. building of two rooms s planned that a third room can.be adethbrldse, weighed CC pounds to the ushel and tested No. 1 hard. "It was me'of the best samples of .wheat 1 ever said L. O. Green. "It was most perfect iu color. The No. 1 hard equirement is for 75 per cent, to bo iroper color. This car ran 97 or 98 >er cent, perfect color." Tho Noble Foundation Is threshing and already has two cars on Irack. Threshing at the Nobleford farms he company has been going on for a couple of days with one machine ant another is being put in commission Sam Cable Has Back Broken in Binder Runaway Near Carmangay Sam Cable, a farmer and horse deal or of Chatham, N.B., fs the first har- vester from the east to 'bo seriously Injured and brought into Lethbridge this fall.. Mr. Cable received a. broken Jumping Every toms Receipts Are Increased By .his afternoon. At the Cameron ranch back under a binder oil the Bowman .wo machines are going and a third will be started shortly. With good weather the company should finish threshing wjthln three weeks. Tho wheat weighs pounds to the jushel and should grade No. 1. une, voted the proposition down. Now hey are ready not only. for a satls- actory house for the teacher, but ave opened second classroom. In his neighborhood fivo districts in a ow beginning with Bukowina, will ave adequate modern school plants before the end of the year. "Next year a third room will 'he pro- Ided for Smoky: Lake. Everywhere the-people are interested in a pro gram which brings tetter education o the doors of their children." Mr. Morgan looks forward to greatly increased hulldtcs' pro gram In 921, including many of the standarc cottages for, teachera. And the great leauty of it all is that these people accept these progressive policies Ittle or no opposition and in some cases with the support and enthusl istic co-operation of everyone in the district. I1 this confidence in the abilities of .the children, and the desire to do ns wetl by them as any of-their neighbors, men who'have opposed to the whole scheme have changed front en- tirely and are now eager lo see their children hive as rood a chance as any in the district One of the districts where a vole on a teacher's residence was. held In SALE! 1 Ton 2 Ton Truck BOTH IN EXCELLENT CONDITION APPLY LETHBRIDGE MOTORS LTD. 1lth STREET SOUTH YOU WILL ENJOY EATING HERE Wo havo wldo variety of dishes to tempt the hot weather appetite. From a standpoint o! lomfort why let your wHo broil .lerself over n "hot stovq., hoat ap your pormoato the llr with Oppressive cooking odore, when "you can eat com- fortably and wholesomely at Kiriby's, -n-hcrs tho great is.-- herson, tho defendant costs of the action. Baur left wit he car- on Sunday without the owne of tho garage being acqupinted of hi leparture. -A'smart piece, of wor vas done by "tho A.P.P., who, on be ng I'nfonned, had Uaur under arres at Burdett 15 minutes. An affirmative, answer can1 only he given.to' this; question provided your House-furnishings Include a piano by the well- .known Canadian'firm ol Possibly this is just what Is needed to make, your silting- room what you it to. be. BEAUTIFUL-STYLES. REASONABLE PRICES. YOU'LL BE'DELIGHTED. Willis Pianos limited HULL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE Ask the Person Who Has Eaten dere And Jake His Advice. The Yale 212 FIFTH STREET SOUTH anch, near Carinangay; Monday morn- ,g and IB now being attended toy Dr. i'. B. Bryans in Gait hospital. The injured man was driving a biud- in a string ot them and when one t his companion's teams started to un away with a hinder he endeavored give.assistance to the.driver. After e had left his own team started away nd he rushed back. He caught at of his horses, mlBsed, and was OOP. underhls own binder. Mr. Cable is a veteran .with sixteen uouths' service in France to his credit nd has a wife and three children in he east. Lethbridge is doing Its share for the war. At least the luxury tai collected'each month looks like It'for during Ihe pasl month J12.922.64 was paid Into -tho Inland Revenue under that head. The sales taz, ury and manufacturers' taxes amount- ed to for August. The, tax collections of the Lelh- hridge branch of the Inland Revc'nuq are jumping' every month. This month they are approximately threo thousand dollars above thoso of -July. Customs Away.Up Too Tile Customs' receipts for the monlh ot August show a "considerable in-. crease over that of the same month." last year. This Increase amounts to close on The figures for tha month totalled J65.812.5S as compared lo in August 1919. Sales lax for the month amounted to There has been i slump In blinding permits in the month of August im compared to Ihe figures of 'August. 1920. Permits Issued during Ins month totalled ?5.885 as against In August 1919. For tho iod of 1920 to date permits to the of were Issued.'. i'or the sanio period last year the sum totalled Signed Check-off, Got Back Pay, Then Went to Work in Rival Mine There have been .no-further