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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta .THE HTMilHiPflt ..QAIi.y �MiHAI.O. TUEtOAY, AUpUtT J% IflWRDGE fNGfNtgttS, FOUNDEftS, MACHINISTS, BLACKSMITHS. AUTOMOBIlI HfEPAmERSAND BOIL^ MAI%RS mncli and' ' Angles always in stock aod engines Mine. J(iU;and Elevator \f*chinery Mina. Cars;, Fro�8, S^titchcs nVat^it 5 Works Snpplfes. Architectural nn'd Bridge. Matcrifil HailvfMy Supplies Bar Iron and Stcol Sheet Steel Cold Rolled Steel Shafting ' Pulldys and Hangers Shaft Collars and Couplinsi- B"�ting . ,...... NVnoufjht Iron Pipe . jitK oiiJlkNuts-'-; � .1%^ Sliili W^li; Machines and Itiibbit Mfetal lilacksmith Cnal Files, Split Pirn Set Screws. ,G�p Screii^g VA', Boilers and i^ni Ooaies > Repawi^ak'Testwi^: M Highest Prions Paid for Se^ C5opper, Brass and Cast Iron. m llO JOB TOO LARGE, NO JOB TOO SMALL If out of the Gi*y, Write us before sending East P.O. Box 122 Long Dist. Phone 120 FARMER SUFFERS AT GRAIN RIDGE G. Jacobsen Lost Hb House and All Its Contents north oust of I.othbrWgc. The township is ndairly all sottled. The settlers (irv mostly from ]>akota. There kre several Scandinavian families and a few dii-ect from England. There is practically no vacant land I in the township. The majority pf the j � settlors have beon, here about a year, but a few for two yeiirs and a few for only one year. stiuKl, especially so for sptiug breaking. Ite has his land fenced with solid posts of Osnge Orange imported from Kan.sa.s. They will last in the ground for forty years. The other 'day fJorman Jacobsen lo.st his,house and nearly all its contents by fire. It wns a line two story frame building. Mr. Jacobsen was ! jr. .T. Chiistcnson has a fine two- Jgirl and the children were at home I storey frame residence, nicely paint-Ibhat afternoon. Mrs. .Jacobsen heard __ - ;ed. He has about forty-five acres of .'a crackling nnd asked the girl it she i breaking. He bus eight acres in crop i Was burning wood, and told her to (The Herald's Travelling Corre- jboth wheal; and oats, which will j shut the damiJer. But the stove was spondent) i yield well. fall right. Tiw girl opened tlie door Grain R*dgo.,' Aug. R.-Grain Hidgu ^ .1, Graham has a comfortable , into tlie ne.\t room and was met settlement is in Tp. 13, 1?. .18, west j frame house and about ten acres in i with a gust of smoke. They had '4th moridiaB, nearly seventy miles � crop this year. It is also a fme'haroly time to get the children and iaway but Mrs. Jacobsen, the hiredJnew house. The origin of.the fire is one .trunk out before the house burst into flames. A few dollars in cash were saved. This was to be Paid tltis week on a debt but the other man will now need a little iwtience. The family have found a home at Sir. Ohristen.sen's and several of the neigh bors went to Taber and helped him to haul out some lumber to build a unknown but it is .supposed that the little two-year-old girl was playing with matches. Mr. .lacobsen has a fine crop and in time will soon catch up again, though the loss is a hard blow at present. E.xtent of Crop.s TJio settlers of Grain Ridge have over one thousand acres in lieWs rang ing from live acres to a hundred ac-ro.�v Some of the oets will yield as high as a hundl'ed busliels to the acre C'onsidei'able breaking has boon done this year. Tart will be sown to full wheat, the balance to spring grain. Grain Ridge may yet be a rival of the enterprise of Grain Uittge settlement. Ola Jacobson has a very good crop was followed in turn by Sub-Chief Ormond, who made some brief but tin)ely remarks. Mayor Scott wound of wheat and oats on about sixty ac- ! ''''c �P�ech making with some cloa- Fair Program Elrery day at the office of the Bcagle�Maxweil Land Go. Our land is the best and fair dealing is our watchword. $9.50 to $16.00 along Weyburn Route Lethbridge Property and Irrigated Lands a Specialty Granum town. The' grain is ^ow' '''""^"^ *^ ing. The railways and elevators will follow. More grain will then be sown. The .settlers are making improvo-rr.irts, developing the land, and n-; auitc contented, intending to iwa-^n this Part of Alberta their home. The buildings �ie of all sizes, shoro.s and forms, from tlie soii shack u> the fine, two-storey frame ma.'i.sion. The stabtos are also varied ^-oni siid"' walls with sky roof iind no du.jr to a frnino shod with drop foetl do >!.�; res. He lias been breaking all summer and is going to be one of the prominent men of this country and one of. the best farmers of this district. A Telephone Line A telephone line frou: er would pass through a all the way and would no doubt find plenty of business. It has already been taljked of and tho settlers-would heartily support it. The country is well settled north and noi*h-east of Grain Ridge to the Bow River. .Kvery quarter section possible is taken up.' The acreage in crop is about the same as in the country between Grain Ridge and Talji-r. Kver.v homestead. Every homestead has some breakinjj done on it and some have as high as a ing observations in which our chief magistrate proclaimed his pride in tlie citizens of Pihcher Creek and enit)haticBlly so with respect to its fire brigadi?. While the different I speeches were being delivered the i audience had an opportunity of view-here to Tab- . brought" home by the settlement 1 brigade. It consisted of a very hand- some cup witli a suitable inscriptionk won by the brigade in the hub and hub contest, which hud been donated by tlie Calgary Herald. The boys were also winners in the coupling contest aivl second in the individuaf UaU-'iiiilc race. The affair, whioh liad taken, the form ol a celebration from the start, was brought to an-end with rousing cheers for the fire brif(ad'e, iChiiof Tucker and .Mayor Scott, all of which were, given in a hearty, vociferous manner. Pincher Creek Happenings and the outside world for a feed ally while a few hiive some fme lai-^re s'.a-bles and barns. John And:;rion has I'inclu'r Crciek, Aug. 7.-A slight .single niglit in the middle of the single uiglit in tlie middle of fthe week, but no daniagi: has been report-I'li a.-i !i I'e.sult. Thi^ bririieh industry iii the Uo.vd, CVi. Cement block plant vpf lA'thbridge, which was opened bore I over a week ago, had hard times of I Oliver Block, opposite Balmoral Hotel GREAT BUYS Taber and Phone 290 Near .spring wheat which is about as good as any and will yield well. John Jecobson has ten acres of spring whcAt also loiokin^ lino. J. F. AfcDonald has a fine field of oats. He has �, good "well only oi.ght feet deep with three feet of nater. It's steajd.v suppl.y waters about ihir-ty head a da.v. M. J. Christensen has a fine gianden less than an acre of which he says is wort.h two hiindrod dollars to him. The corn is nearly' 'five feet t^U. The tomatoes are looking line. Gra.rt Uidgc School District Xo. 1985 has been organized. The trustees cjre Gorman .facobson, PodeA Johnson and ). Graham, secrotary-j treasurer. The debenture by-law to I raise $l,40ff^0 for a school house and furnishings bus been i passed and sent to the Uopartmont for'approval. Already the triistocg have received favorable offers for the bonds. The school will be built this fall. A skillod mechanic will bo hired as foreman and the ratepayers will bo em-plojied by the day s6 that aS much us possible of the money will iVje kept at home. It is hoped to have the school ready for opening about Ifew 'Voars. Preaching Services , Methodist preaching services are 1 maay or Night Agents for the Springfield Breweries Co. WINE MND SPIRIT GO- FOR HlGH-ClyASS WHISKIES SPRINGFIELD, MASS. Gold Medal Tivoli Lagrer and m Gold Medal Wurzburger Beer ;