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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHBftlDQt, ALttRTA, WIDNftOAY, AMIL tt, A WORD OF ADVICE TO it the greatest opportunity in Alberta to get good returns cm your monthly savings. You have got to invest your money where it is safe, and at the same time where it will yield a big percentage of profit. Town lots are the safest and most profitable money maker of the age, if you get in on the ground floor. They can't get less in value, but must continue to increase as fast as the country becomes more densely .populated. A Sift, Suit and proflUblt Investment in a country that can grow almost every produce that grows out of the ground. BURDETT, thf ittw town, is midway between Medicine Hat and Lethbridge, on the Can- adian Pacific Railway, fifty miles from any large town, an empire to draw its trade from. The C. P. R. hew cut-off railroad is surveyed and will be built out of Burdett Burdett has four feet of as good coal there ia in Alberta and will have an operating coal mine before Sept. 1. A few Burdett. Burdett is in the heart of the greatest mixed farming miles north, and 50 miles to the boundary to draw its support fro prosperity for Burdett. FAIR advise you most earnestly to buy Burdett lots, do not wait until they have advanced two or three hundred per cent, out do it now. Prices to 1-3 down, balance 3 and 6 months. Send for blue print to the Burdett Coal Co., Burdett. If you seek a location for any kind of business come to Burdett. THESE LOTS WILL BE ON SALE THURSDAY APRIL 29 IN LETHBRIDGE, CALGARY, RECINA, BRANDON AND WINNIPEG, 3 City of Lethbridge THE REGULAR WEEKLY Auction Sale OF HORSES, CATTLE, IMPLEMENTS, etc., will be held at the I City Market Corrals on SATURDAY NEXT AT 2.30 Entries Received by the Undersigned up to Time of Sale F. G. Waddington MARKET MASTER THRILLING STORY OF THE MASSACRES Boils and Pimples BLAIRMORE I Blairmorc. April Miss Nettie j Mills left today on the local for Granum. where she will spend two or three Are caused tetirdy by the blood being ia [Boyle. an impure condition, tad the quickest and Rev. Dr. Constantinople, April was a fresh outbreak of fanaticism and murder last night at Adana, ac- companied by looting and incendiar- ism. The situation there is crucial. Constantinople, April fol- j iowiug account of disorders in Adana were received here by telegraph from the Rev.Herbert Adams Gibson, a mis- sionary. "The entire village of Adana has been visited during past five days by a terrible of Armenians, the worst ever known in history. "The terror has been universal and the government is powerless to check the disorders. Adana, the capital of the province, has been the storm centre. Conditions have been an settled for some time and ther; has I been animosity between Turks and Armenians owing to the political ac- tivity of the Xiatter and their open purchase of arms. "Early last Wednesday while I was in the "market I noticed that the Ar- menians were closing their shops hurrying to their homes. An ian and a Turk had been killed dur-; ing the night and the corpses placed [murdering. on boards and paraded through their condition, respective quarters this inflamed tha inhabitants and crowds at once way to get rid of them ii to take of Burdock Blood Bitters. weeks the ifuest of Miss Shearer, superintendent of Mr. 8. J. Weir, Riw- Ont., writes "Last rammer I had nineteen boils on my neck and back. I off work for over two weeks. I took every- thing I could think of but to no effect. I got a bottle of Burdock Blood Bitters and Before I had naed half the bottle the boila were gone. I took the rest of it, however, and I have not had a boil Presbyterian Missions for Western Canada, preached a very able ser- Thi. purely Tegetabl. remedy cured yesterday. The Mnrice thousand, of piinful asd WaS weU unsightly troubles during the pact thirty j ltev- McLaurin occupied, the pulpit here yesterday evening. The large audience hud the pleasure of listen- ing to a very-quiet logical address. Miss Francis Conrad has been ap- pointed organist for the Sunday school. Mr. Robert Vincent, of the Cement Company's staff, left today forLeth- bridge on a business trip. Mr. J. George, of Port Elgin, Ont. arrived in town on Saturday. Mr George is one. of the directors of the Rocky Mountain Cement Co.. and will spend several -days in connection M Mrs. W. J. Oan- don, St Mary's, Ont., writes: "I troubled with on my face for a couple of years mud tried a good deal of patent medicine, bat they were not of much use. Finally I used four bottles of Burdock Biood Bitten and am now entirely Foe by all dealers. T. Milburn Co.. Limited, Toronto. Onfc be- gan to gather in the streets, armed with sticks, axes and knives. A few- young Armenians assembled in the centre of the covered market and beean firing revolver shots in the air. By 11 o'clock in- the morning' the crowd had begun the looting of shops. The military commander of Adana is in a pitiable The town has been PILLAGED AND DESTROYED and there are thousands of homeless here without means "of living. j It is impossible to estimate the num- jher of killed. Corpses lie scattered .through the streets everywhere. Sat- urday morning I counted a j carts of Armenian bodies in one half hour, being carried to the river and thrown into the water- In the WRIGHT OUTCLASSED Victorian Will at Rate of Four Miles a Minute .Cranbrook, April W. McVit tie, the well-known surveyor of Vic- toria, is in the city and tells of a neighbor of his wlvo is building an aviplane which he claims will rise absolutely without impetus. Mr. McVittie declined to disclose the name of the party but says the. inventor is. willing to bet that inside of eighteen months he will be able to fly from Victoria to Vancouver in 20- minutes. i Adana was by my side in the market. Turkish cemeteries, graves are being the firing commenced. He wholesale. The conditions of Electric Wiring and Supplies SEE W. L McKcnzic ft Co. Electricians Eedpath St. Lethbridge The White Furniture Co. for SEWING MACHINES AND FURNITURE We can Equip Any Room or Any House PRICES THE LOWEST Te White Furniture Co. Phone 356 Crabb Street with the affairs of cement plant. Sailor Woods has sold his promis- ing bull pup to Fred Walters, of Coleman. The price was Mr. Moinfroi'd and Mar On have each had their store repainted., Mr. and Mrs. Hinds will leave Blairmore on tonight's train for their home at Still water, Mon. Dur- ing their three months' stay here Mr. and Mrs. Hinds -have made many warm friends who will very much re- gret their departure. Mr. Rosback is building an addi- tion to his chicken house in order to accommodate his large number of pure bred .fowls. Dr. Matthew Powers, star catcher of the Philadelphia American base- ball club, died of gangrene poisoning. CARDSTON Cardston, April 'Chinook' of Sunday, melting the snow near the foothills, caused the water >n Lee's Creek to rise two feet Sunday afternoon. Monday morning, the people were surprised to see four inches of snow covering the ground. The farmers are anxious to finish the seeding of their farms. Mark E. Beazer sold his residence to Roy Folsoin last Friday. This one of the best locations in Card- ston at present. M. Evans, superintendent of the A. R. I company's irrigation works, came in from Kimball, whore he has been inspecting the canal be- fore the water is turned in. not courage to endeavor to disperse the mob. He returned to his resi- lience and did not venture out for refugees is most pitiable and 'heart- rending. Not only are there orphans and widows beyond number, but a two days. Wm. Chambers, field sec- great many- Qf babies suffering. rotary of the Y. M. C. A., proceeded wounds. Tee situation, .to the Konak and found a howling Adana itself is indescribable. On .mob demanding arms with which to kill the Giaours. We then went to Bow Island' ALBERTA Choice Business and Resi< dential Lots This townsite is situated 64 miles east of the city of Leth- bridge, on the Crows Nest Pass Division of the C. P R. and has the celebrated "OldGlory" gas well adjoining the town- site. There is a good supply of coal and water. No invest- aient on earth like earth itself. Buy now as prices are advancing daily. Prices of lota from to according to location. Special prices for blocks. Terms are one-third cash and the balance payable in six and twelve joonths with interest at sir per cent, per annum. For full particulars call or write to LUDTKE WADDELL Bow Island, Alia. the Turkish offices to summon the British consul. On the steps oi building we saw three Armenians who bad been massacred.. Their bodies had been mutilated. While we were in the telegraph ofEbe a mob burst into the room where we were, and killed two Armenians before our eyes. The unfortunates were suppli- eating the protection of Valli and I they were struck down. We managed jto make our way into the next room where we made representations jto the Valli. This official said i-c could do nothing. He was afrall even of his own life and he made no attempt to protect us. Somehow we Friday afternoon 250 so-called Turk- ish reserves, without officers, .seized a train at Adana and compelled the the" en-gineer to convey., them to Tarsus, where they took part in the destruc- tion of the Armenian quarters in Tarsus. This work of looting was thorough and rapid. It is said that they fired the great historic Armen- ian church at Tarsus, the most im- portant building in the city. They demolished marble statues and shat- tered important historic tablets. Everything- portable was carried off. but the church itself resisted their attempts to burn it. Fortunately few persons were killed there. This was owing to the proximity of Amor- jean, college, where four thousand managed to get to the interior of destitute and homeless persons had i The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET lib hrtt if tte blind nl tat ofMiiiibrU. FROM A 1' f EACH TERMS EASY One-third one-third 6 balance 12 months. 6 par cent per annum Cl. (M .Konak; where we remained at the side of government officials for the next 48 hoars. That afternoon tha situation grew worse. The. Armen- ians withdrew to their of Adana, which is situated on a hill, j and converted their houses that heM advantageous positions, into fort- resses. Here.- the fighting went on for two clays, during .which time 'the Armenians succeeded in beating- off their Turkish assaulters. Wednesday evening Maj. Daughty Wylie. the British, consul in Mersina, arrived in Adana and established headquarters in the house of a Dragoman of a wealthy Greek resident, where many refugees had been received. The wife of the British vice-consul, who brought into Adana under, fire on Thursday, tended personally to many wounded women and children. "Adana was a hell. The bazaars were looted and set There was continuous SHOOTING AXD KILLING in every, part'.of the town an4. fires rajred in many quarters. sought and found New Church At Magrath rom the neigWxarhood began pouring into fibe city; and notwithstanding our vehement protests., the Valii dis- tributed arms alleging they were Turkish Major Daughty Wylie at the head of the troops which he compelled Valli to supply, went to the rear end of the town and was successful in pre- euting the villagers, from coming into Adana. Later while the major attempting to pacify the town he was shot and disabled. Mission- aries of Central Turkish Mission had assembled for a district conference in the centre of Adana on day of the outbreak. They received and protected hundreds of in the American Seminary for and courageously endeavored to pacify the warring element" "On Thursday Daciel iRoffsrs and Henry Maurer, Americans, killed under treacherous circunMtao- On "Friday the Armenians yield- ed. then there has been (Special to the Herald) Raymond, April very inter- esting- event took place last Sunday, the 25th inst., at Magrath being the dedication of the Presby- terian church, which .has recently been erected-in that growing town. Bev. A. M. Gordon, of Lethbridge, preached a very appropriate dedica- tion sermon from the text. Acts 26 19. Bev. J. J. Baker. Raymond, as- sisted in the also the pastor J. J. Cameron, who presided on the occasion. The Raymond -choir assisted in the musical part of the service.. Toe church was well filled, a large number of people drivfngv over from Raymond. The serjvice was. thor- and enjoyed by all present. The opening of the new church in this part of Alberta marks u red letter day ia the history of Magrath. Two years ago the congregation comprised a .mere handful who met in the sfihool room for worship, but-through the influx of settlers to the town and adjacent the congregation increaaecT fco that it became necessary to erect a church to supply the pressing need A united effort was put forth bjr congregation which, with the aid they have received from the Home Mission fund, has resulted In the erection of the present neat and com- modious building wiich reflects it on the liberality and members and adherents. A new organ been installed by the Ladies" Aict and a neat pulpit set aciorns the platform; The pcwsr which are stiH In exceikttl order, obtained from the oM Freabj- Bvereton Bunting, prominent in Pickering township for half a cen- tury, is 90; WM ap- pointed justice paaes 48 ysan ago. terian church, The seating capacity is about two h'indrod. and when 'the chwrck alt completed, with beU, etc.. H will cv quite an attractive The ueual services will ksM 9.80 p.m. each BabbatK aid school at oeje p.m. Would You Sell YOUR House Lot or Farm? We have buyers and we can sell Real Estate in any quantity List your Property With Us We Guarantee to Turn it if the Price is We have a list of farm lands in all parts of Alberta which we; have personally seen. We are .Celling these at prices and ternts that. cannot be beaten r AgenU for THE NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE REALTY CO., OF CHICAGO t Real Estate Brokers, Financial Agents Notary Publics The Empire Land Co. Ott Block ;