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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Has a Good Future not knocking the company. waiting rooms are comfortably never a murmur'is heard. Many who .furnished and provided with, every have bought land from company possible convenience. There is no have relisted it fo sale receiving good bar and the -prospects are that there profit while the man who bought is will b? none as the sentiments of the 'also. In one instance a I people" are opposed to tlie liquor iraf- piece of land was sold at a profit of j fie. The- house does a large business dollars pervacre within sixty] with land seekers who make it a i that, as-well as [days "of, its purchase. The lust buyer jpyint to spend the night at Warner selling farm lands listed being an actual'settler i.-? well satisr-' rather than elsewhere, if it is at all -with, the- Kerr Co. for re-sale. with his bargain and apparently {possible.. The proprietors, Mr. and ore hustlers all the time. They l-does not .begrudge the other man his j Mrs. Leffingwell deserve' unstinted ,thel country thoroughly, have faith irr-it, and have inti- themselves- with it, i, as they both admit, come to She town are L'effingwell Egan. This besides owning control of the businessv there. -Being the "agents for the 0. W. Kerr the townsite, they to 'stay and invest air they J bave: The members of the firm are personally great boosters and die firm Iras been a very large factor in the it of tha tlistrict A profit. The record oi the 0'. W, Kerr j praise for the splendid accommoda- Co.'is unique for fair and even gen-'tiwi they provide, erous dealing with 'land seekers, and j land buyers. The. Hotel. PROMINENT CITIZENS F S. Lsffingwell. Admittedly the foremost magnate The Lumber Yard. During the past year the lumber- After a man has travelled around j of the town is F. S Leflmgwell, senior and enjoyed the doubtful pleasure of partner of the firm entertainment in" the average country f Egan. He is chairman of" the Board (or J.OWH) hotel, he does .not find it j of Public School Trustees ,and gen- Wiliam Frederick MoeHering hails- hard to appreciate such a retreat as eral promoter of every public interest. ftom Minn., where he F. S._ LEFF1NGWELL Hotel Warner but. to find words toHe came to Warner in October, 1906 i was born and learned the tinner's 'yard business "been run byj express-his appreciation is a totallyfrom Foley, Minn., the" partner of1, trftde por years ran a tin- .Mew. Egan and j 'Amount ot business don..- was of no t coiicerii. In the last twelve; inoiitlis they .sold about worth j ox hmibrr. Their output amounted to f .about fifty carloads of lumber, twelve j of'postb'aad-two of shingles besides j nearly- four thousand, dollars worth j of finished "stuff as "doors, window sash j Sometimes thes- have been un-i ablt- to get thr enough; the mils and at times, say they have always, been kindly ac-' -by E. Adams, the lumbfrmsn. Within the last; i days they have sold out -their t lumber yard to a large concern, the; Lumber Co. of Minneapolis, Minn., of which Ed. A. Konantzt of L Si. tlie-president. This have bought up 3 number ofj lumber yiirds throughout Western j Canada, vrill put in a stock} which aprozimates one million '-of lumber O'Donnel and then spent three years in Portland, Oregon, from '-which point he to Warner a year ago. He is glad he- struck and is hustling to make it better than James Thompson.- Tha pioneer of Warner James Thompson who put up the first1 j toivn is O. _W .Kerr Co. i Throughout this whole issue there i THE WARNER HOTEL One of th% Jiest Conducted irTSouthern Alberta is plain evidence that the -'name of different matter. It- is the pronounc- th> 0- "W Kerr is ..inseparably I ed opinion of every one vrho ha's been -connected frith Warner.. thing i a guest at this hotel that there is ih at, is TeiynoticeaHe in Warner that {not a. better anywhere. The meals I? different from other places excellent 'both as to variety and similar origin is that the people are quality "of the food- The hotel has Chas. Egan. Mr. Leffingwvll is a na- Ujit in Warner, in April, 1906, was in the first bunch to 'bay land there, and erected the firct store in "the place He is now living retired, hav- ing sold out his store business to two of his sons and leaving to the management of the twenty-five hundred acre farm they own. He is going to build a new home for him- j self this summer. Mr. Thompson is a native, of Ontario, having born at Kincstun ..Mills, near Kingston, in 1S49. In 1877 he carried and went to ;Fargo, X. D- where he lived "and prospered! coming to Warner in v 1906. Citizens tive of Whit-ewater, Wisconsin, and fur six years he was sheriff of Benton County. He is a hustler of the high- est order- As proprietor' of the Hotel Warner He is" an ideal host, in s satisfied with the way the sixteen rooms and all are handsomely work he is most ably assisted company Has dealt with them and j furnished and spotlessly clean. .The I by Mrs. Leffingwell Chas. Egan. The junior member of the of ffingwell Egan is rather more re- tired than the senior partner but is an expert on Warner and things per- taining to that connary. Mr. Egan came-to Warner-from Folev. Minn., i T but is a" native 'of Henderson, Minn." Photos ThePHOTOS For the Cuts in this issue of the Herald were taken by W. W. HANDFORD PHOTOGRAPHER ROUND ST., LETHBRIDGE Who does all kinds of Photographic Work in the latest and most improved style His Prices are the lowest consistent with Good Work Give him a trial LUMBER, LATH, SHINGLES, LIME, PLASTER, BRICK, AND CEMENT, DOORS, MOULDINGS, AND ALL KINDS OF BUILDING MATERIAL v Will Supply'You With One Stick or a Carload The largest and most complete stock of Lumber in Southern Alberta always onJiand. If you can't come, write us: ive will always be pleased to quote you prices." We carry'the best grades of Coast Lumber as freil as Lumber. i PRICES ARE THE LOWEST E. 4. WELSH, Local'Mar. O. H. HANSCH, Gen. Mgr. Medicine Hat, Alta. from the start ff the most no- one hundred and twenty-five acres loti have purchased in crop and this spring- has seventy I by Jiamessmaker from the States. I" _ _ Ai? Studio, Begin Blk CHAS. EGAN. Wm. H. Win. H. Soicc is a natix-p of Chas- ka, 3Iinn.. act! previous TO coining to was the -of -a very pro- fitable dairy f.nniing- business therr. Xrs. Slice's h-alth as well as the prospects sin induced him to settle liere for ago. He has a good thing and knows it. The Thompson Brothers. The sons of James.: Thompson are prominent citizens of the town, Wil- liam E. and E. J. are the Thompson Bros, who have the postofiice store and ait- tlie postmasters. George the blacksmith and im- ple-moiit man. They are all natives r.f Fargo. X. D., and csmV to Canada with their parents in 1906. ticeable yf the farmers is Simeon Barrows, a Canadian who farmed in hive in-winter and wil have aJA in is just North Dakota for a quarter of a cen-jlarge crop of spring grain. Mr. j as givat a nfCt-Mty as a blacksmith tury but who has returned to the j Snapp raises prize winning grain. i shop but there will doubtless be one land of his birth. He owns a section j What Warner Wants. i iu immediate- future. The propos- !at Stirling, as well as one C'.t Warner, j Mention has already been made ofjal of a daily train and mail service (He has at %Vorner over two hundred the necessity of an elevator to handle I and of a station agent and operator acres broken and will have five hun- the big crop expected this year. An-jat AVarner have already been discus- dred before-the spring is over. {other'lack causing considerable- in-jsed. As said before there is everv Geo. Barrows is from Ontario and owns three quarter sections. One j glance at liis-'farm convinces .anyone that Mr BaErows is a first class fann- er. Herman Ho.tze, from Iowa, is doing extensive work on the section he has, miles east of "Warner. Albert Mason has a .half section, i half a mile east of town upon which he has erected fine buildings. He started spring breaking on March 23, this year, being the first to do so. Geo. B. Snapp has a thousand acres adjoining town. Last year he had convience is a bank. Efforts have been made ;i branch M. E. Another !Minnesuta man is II. E. Manein. having from apolis, to Warner, having formerly lived at Foley. Minn. H'j sold out his business and came to War- ner a year ajcro and considers he has ii good thing where he is. for only a day or two a week but so .out avail. "When it Is- con- sidered that practically every -farmer! prospect of the-e being supplied in a short time. The people of Warner believe that a'flour: mill would do a profitable business there as the wheat has particularly good milling craali- there carries a bank account of no ties. There will be lots of it. small size and that the business done thib year will be large it is "not un- likely that a branch will be opened for a day or two a week by some of the "nearby branches of some charter- ed bank. A harness maker is need- ed but it is thought that one will be established in a few weeks as busi For the first time history Chin- ese women 'students are proceeding- to various .foreign countries to complete their education with a western know- ledge. Each such student is a grad- uate of a Chinese college. MRS. F. S. LEFFINGWELL Prosperous Farmers. The farmers of Warner of the best class, being well-to-do; energetic and proprossivc. They nre going right- in for'farming as. to make it pay For Hardware and Furniture Go to MOELLERING MANGIN We carry a complete stock of Heavy and Shelf Hardware. Homesteaders' supplies a specialty PAINTS 1 full line of Canada Paint Co.'s Paints None Better Something Good Tto Teppa Cotta Ctiimney Accepted by all insvrance Com- panies in first-cbss risks. Lwks Well, Acts Well Furniture We havs; a large stock of the staple lines of Fiinitnre of the hcst nakes. Agents for Cockshutt Plow Co.'s Plows, Seeders, Binders, Discs, etc., and for J. I. Case Threshing Mocllcring Mangin, Warner, Alta. ;