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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, August 1, toil. TTIE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Page 3 The best buy in the city FAIR- MONT F. G. Lowes Co. and Sole Agents Worth going at Two lots 25 x 125 on water and sewer, at each, on easy terms. Apply R V. GIBBONS CO. Oti BlMk No. 1 Ranching Propositions 'acres in block, 50 per cent, tillable, running wtter on tract; orJlT 18.50 per acre; good terms. J210 Vres 8 miles from good town. 50 per cent, or more till- several springs on tract; J13.50 per acre; good terms. able Good :half section on Weyburu line, .only per acre. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM ICi ALBERTA BLOCK.' PHONE 771. FOR SALE The 8 roomed fully modern house, facing eastian4knownasNo.508 Westminster lid., Terms.' The H. MACBETH AGENCY LOANS Cheap Building Lots From up. down and per month These are within the city limits, and are sure, to double 'this fall 'North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHOJNE 836 SOMETHING CHEAP For 3 Days Only 3 Jofte on William St. facing east, 1-3 3 and 6. Wilkie Kerr INSURANCE AND COAL HULL] BLOCK, WEST A.'H. I. OFFICE. PHONE 623. BARGAINS J section.of land, improved, house and bar.n, 12 miles from Baroiis, 60 acres in crop. per acre. cash, balance on terms Lots in North Ward, each, easy terms 6 roomed fully modern house to rent Illinois-Alberta Realty Co. Phone 455' Lethbridge Hotel Block FOR SALE Bnngftlo, roomi, and workshop and fine ceimr, town, cemeajt w.lkl. nurmunded by tries; furniture gow with the place; S lott 127 ft. front- on 16th Street South; food buy; balance 4 or IfiOOO cash. Apply if owner, 1STH SOUTH UNION PRINTERS WAGE FIGHT AGAINST THE WHITE PLAGUE Splendid Home Maintained by Typographical Union at Color- ado Springs-All the Latest Scientific Discoveries Utilized for the Benefit of Those Stricken With Tuberculosis-Full Des- cription of the Home Which is Admitted to Be One of the Best Equipped of Its Kind .in the World Hogina, July 31 Dominion Exhibition which opens in Hegina at the end of this month, will give visit- ors an opportunity to what the .Union Printers have done In respect to the stamping out of tuberculosis. Arrangements have been made by the local union whereby a miniature ex- hibit will be shown of the Homo at Colorado replete with Information as to the pail being played by the "men of typo" to alleviate the sufferings of tho human race in this and othei respects. The results of experiments made by the Union are open to those interested in the work and are con sldered by the highest and foremost medical authorities of the day to have been of inestimable value. Re- search work, experimental work, all have done great good and today this Home Is looked upon as one of thd moat important factors hi the fight. Tenti Are Consumption 'being one of the dis- eases to which the printer is espec- ially liable, it is not surprising that the ravages of this disease have caused many to seek shelter and care at the Home. The hospital building at the Union Printers' Home is locat- ed Just south of the main- structure, covering H space of 50 x 90 feet, and Is three stories in height. Ten tents were first erected 'near the hospital building, In 190-1, for the use of tuber- culosis patients. They proved such valuable acquisition, to the hospital service in the treatment of lull trouble, that ten more were added i Tn shape, the tents are diag- onal with framework as substantial as that of a house, are securely an chorcd on four sides, and withstands the most severe winds. The tents are steam heated, lighted by electricity, and have a system of electrical call bells by which the tenters can immed- iately summon a nurse. "'With twenty tents and the hospital given iip to tuberculosis residents there was need of a central building To supply this want a central build Ing, called the solarium, was erected 1907. The experimental stage in open to the treatment for tuberculosis has long since been passed. Fully 50 per cent, of the patients who 'ha the advantage of "tent life" and the re-generating rays of the Colorado sun have recovered health strength and have been again assume business duties. There arc many tent colonies in Colorado but few of them compare with the Tuberculosis Sanatorium at the Homo. f Where it Colorado Springs, where the Home is located, Is a city of'' inhabi- tants situated upon a plateau about feet above the sea. Electric cars will take you tq the mountains, only a few miles away. The charms and fascinations of ihessurroiinding mountain scenery have furnished theme for many pens. Who has not heard of Pike's Peak, ot Manitou, with Its health-giving springs and picturesque villas, of the Garden of the Gods, Glen Eyrie and Cheyenne Cannon? All theso and many more are close at, hand, affording a never-, railing delight at each visit. Medicin- al springs, with healing waters, bub- bio im.amid the foothills, and a light, dry atmosphere with an abundance of clear weather and brilliant- sun- shine, has been and is doing wonders [or thousands of invalids who seek health and life in this vicinity. The Home Site On a commanding eminence, over- looking Colorado Springs and the s.ur- rounding plains, stand the home build- ings. They face the west, and from this point we have a panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains from Castle Kock on the north, to the Spanish Teaks on the south, a distance of one hundred and twenty miles. .To the west the land slopes down to the city, and to tho southeast to Prospect Lake. To the south and cast the land nclines to a dry creek. Tho soil is dry and loose, tout, produces abundant- ly when properly irrigated. Gateway at Entrance of The magnificent stone gateway at the entrance to the grounds consists of a central elliptical arch, 12 feet 9 inches wide by 1.3 feet -I inches high, for vehicles, with a half-circle arch In each side, 5 feef, wide by 8 feet high, for pedestrians. Between the centre and side arches are heavy piers feet 0 Inches square and 19 feet fi inches high. Smaller piers ore erect- ed on the'sides, with a curved wrought Iron railing. The drivewny is furnish- ed with double wrouffW-irou the side gates being of similar mater- ial. The face of the central arch itonea bears tho Inscription in gilded letters: "Union 'Printers' Home Erected and Maintained by the International Typo- graphical Union." The date of the erection of the A. U. is placed over the sido arches. Light is provided from ornamental wrought- Iron electric lamps, placed on each side of the large piers. An ornament- al iron fence .extends some -150 feet on each side of the gateway. This improvement, which was completed In 1901, cost about and Live Stock In 1907 the stock barns erected some years previously, were partially by fire. barns and sheds, presenting a handsome archi- tectural appearance, and in keeping with the substantial character of the other home buildings, were immed- iately erected ni. a cost of about 300. They are large enough to care for 25 head of cattle and six horses. The cattle arc Holstcins, and the herd is one of the finest in Colorado. Supported by the Membership Many people suppose that the ex- penses of the home are defrayed by endowments. Such is not the case. since 'the original gift of Messrs. Guilds and Drexel, the home has re- cclvoa 'but one endowment, that being 'made by Herman S, Hoyt, trustee of the estate of Julia A- Ladd, of Shir- ley, Maes. This bequest of less the. inheritance tax of the state at .Massachusetts, brought, the home Under tho terms of the be- qpest it is known as the Julia A. badd fund, and no portion of the original amount can but such interest RB thereon to: ward the expenses of the home. With this one exception, tho home has no endowmjents. .Since its completion, all expenses of the. home, including cost of main- tenance, have been paid from money contributed' by, .members of the Inter- Typographical Union, the revenue provided: by, setting apart a certain portion 'of the monthly contributions to the Union. At firsi an assessment of ten cents per raem- MONEY TO LOAN ON IMPROVED FARMS SNAPS SNAPS 3 roomed house and 2 loU, North Ward, IG50. caih; balance monthly payments. 160 acres good farm land 4 miles from railway, fll Easy turnm. Room t Dominion Block Phono 1307. W. M. Harris Fire Insurance per month, in addition International Typographical the Union per capita tax, was levied for the support of the honie, but the Phila- delphia session of'.-the International combined the home assessment of 10 cents imd tile monthly per capita tax of 15 cents, classing the two at per capita tax, and crediting 20 per cent, of the amount or 5 cents a month per member, to the home's support. This prevailed until .March, 1SS7, when the Increasing demands on the home made an increase in revenue neces- sary, and a new law requiring thirty cents per capita tax per month went into effect, the home receiving one- third of the amount, or 10 'cents per month per member. This revenue proved' inadequate the needs of the home, and on March 1, monthly contribution was 190S, the Increased io 35 cents at which figure ft now stands. Averane Cost Per Resident During the year ended March 31, the expenditures from the home hind were Included In this amount is all money paid for improvements and repairs on the build ings and grounds, farming ex- penses, insurance, food supplies, clothing, pensions, medical attend- ance, transportation of residents who vacate, burin'.s, salaries of employees and officers, printing and the expen- ses of meetings of the board of trust- ees. Deducting the cost of building ind furnishing the library addition, the net cost of maintenance is found to be or per year; per month per each resident. When It IE remembered that the sum covers till expenses in connection with the un-keep of the home property and the care of its patients in a manner not excelled, if equalled, in any similar Institution, the cost will not appear excessive. Inmates Accommodated From tho opening of the home in July 1S92 to May 31, IfllO, appli- cants have been admitted to the home. Any member of the Interna- tional Typographical Union, who has been such for ten continuous years, may for admission to the home. Those -suffering from pulmonary tu- berculosis, who have been members for five continuous yearn, may be ad- mitted to the Tuberculosis Sanator- ium of the home. MU application must bo made upon the form provid- ed by the trusiees, be nndoned by the local union with which he IB affil- iated, and set forth his physical eon- lltlon at the date of nppllcation. !f passed upon favorably by the artmin- aion committee, u certificate of ad- mission IB Issued toy the (secretary of the board, which must he pressrucd to tho superintendent by tlrj appli- cant upon his arrlvul at the Inmc, Tho average number -if re if Imils during tiie fiscal year 1910 was .'.99. Management The management of the instmihon, which will accommodate about 107 is in tlie hands of a who acts under the o[ 'lie board of trustees, one of w'.o.n (B ft resident af Colorado Tlie superintendent's wife is the matron and is appointed by the president the concurrence of the board of trus- tees. The nurses and other employ- ees, being selected by the superin- tendent, arc directly under his super- vision. The physician Is appointed by the board of trustees. Other Benefactions In addition to the.Home and Sana- torium, the International Typograph- ical Union has other 'benefactions equally as laudable. For years it has paid a death benefit and three years ago an old-age pension fund was in- augurated, under the rules of which j x members attaining, the age of sixty years, with a continuous membership of twenty years, are entitled to a pension of four dollars'per week. It has also established a technical school for benefif. of journeymen and apprentices, In order that they may perfect themselves in their cho- sen and that the art of print- ing may be advanced, thereby per- forming a public and patriotic func- tion. Inside City Properties High Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as Avery Threshing and Plowing Ma- chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, 310 7th Street Lethbridge, Alta MANITOBA CLOSE TO HARVESTING DAYS Brandon, July grain it this district is maturing verp rapidly and farmers will '.be into harvest sev- eral days before they anticipated if hot weather prevails this week. Be- fore the end of the -week there will be many binders at work as wheat in this locality is turning very rapidly. There are small blocks of wheat and oaia at experimental farm ready for catting and general fields will be ready in- a'oout ten days. A wheat plot that is now ready is a new var- iety which promises to yield well and fp.r which farm officials have not yet decided on a name. Farmers from all districts in the territory report con- ditions good and even' prospect ,pf a profitable yield. NOT SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE Brandon, July the police court the case against O'Brien and Ualdwell, charged with; poisoning hor- at the exhibition grounds was dropped. The crown had not suffi- cient evidence. CALLS THEM "TORY YAPPERS" London, July Green- ood has described the makers of last last .Monday's disturbance in parlia- ment as "Tory Tappers." He further states that in the slums there is not a that in the alleys there is not workman who would stoop to the snouting and violence made use of by Lord Cecil. A Holstein cow on the farm of Jo- ieph B. Strunk, in Clinton county, penn., having no offspring of her own, adopted three molherleso lambs. FOR SALE-SNAP 153 acres acljoiiving townsite of Bnrdett, only 300 feet 'from main business street, ripe for subdivision. Good house und'fenced; 0. P. .11. o-as line will run .through property. Price S-tO per acre. Address. A. B. HOAGLIN Calgary, Alta. SAYS HE SHOT HIMSELF Vancouver, July Cowell who was shot Saturday night in the RUBS Hotel here, died this morning in the General hospital. Dur- ing an interval of consciousness yes- terday he said he shot himself hut gave no reason. The revolver .with which he was killed.has been identi- fier! as is own. The men who were in the room with him when the hot was fired have been detained by the police. BELIEVES RECIPROCITY WILL CARRY London, July Clifford Inter- viewed predicts that Canada will be- come not only the stragetlc centre of the empire's development but also to a very large extent of the develop- ment of tho North American contin- ent. He believes that reciprocity will carry .but admits that the opposition Is very strong. Special 2 Lots, Block 42, west side Barracks, Terms .Houses and Vacant Property .Listings Wan.ted. H. J. H. Skeith Phone 1343 Opp. Alexandra Hotel Pincher Creek Farm Lands THE J. O. RANCH, S. W. COWLEY 2300 acren of finest wheat and hay lands of Plnchor Creek District. 1200 acres in wheat and crop acres mere ready for fall lowing; balance splendid pasture and bay land. New modern house, costing All building. In perfect repair. 20 head of horsei, 60 head cattle, poultry, etc. New enjine, plows mlscellaneou. machinery, etc. Convenient ihippinj pointa at Cowley, Lundbreck and Burrnlt. freight ritea to Pata town.. fine property will be told at WO an acre on. terma to mil purchaser. No better or more beautifully iltuattd improvtd farm In the West and no better value anywhere. 2223 acres of unimproved land. There is between 500 and 800 tons of meadow hny put up on this property annually. (ood wiliest land. 5 miles from town. Price per acre. Other blocki of raw and improved land from 1W aerw up. F.r further Information apply to _ Hogan Dansey PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA. Your rent will buy a home Lots, only 5 blocks east at North Word school on Fifth and Sixth Ave. are now on the market at the low of each, 910 caih, and per month. For sale by The Cascadcii Land Co. MACDONALD BLOCK. Sherlock St. THE BIGGEST SNAPS IN FARMLANDS IN ALBERTA 160 Acres- Fenced. Stable, etc. SO In Spring wheat. Price IJO.OO, ncre. In half crop payments. 640 600 in crop, Spring wheat. looking splendid. .8 miles from town. per acre. We have some splendid snaps In raw jnd, close to Weyburn' survey, for from to per aert. THE Dowslcy-Mulhern Land Co. to The Dow.ley-MeMfllOT Land Co. ;