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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST ii, 1909. PAGE NINE ENGINEERS, FOUNDERS, MACHINISTS, BLACKSMITHS, AUTOMOBILE REPAIRERS AND BOILER MAKERS Iron and Castings Oast Iron Columns Structural Steel Beams, Channels and Angles always in stock Boilers and Mine, Mill and Klevator Machinery Mine Cars, Frogs, Switches Water Works Supplies. Architectural and Bridge Material Railway Supplies Bar Iron and Gold Rolled .Steel Shafting Pulleys and Hangers Shaft Collars and Couplings Belting: Wrought Iron Pipe Bolts and Nuts Wind Mill, Machines and Supplies Babbit Metal- Blacksmith Coal Files. Split Pins Sot Screws, Cap Screws Boilers and Steam Guages Repaired and Tested Highest Prices Paid for Scrap Copper, Brass and Cast Iron. NO JOB TOO LARGE, NO JOB TOO SMALL If out of the Write us before sending East P.O. Box 122 L-ETHBRI i i Long Dist. Phone 126 CONDITIONS IN THE LONE STAR DISTRICT (Special to tiie Herald) Lone Star, Aug. Lone Star school district organized this spring. The debenture by-law has been passed to raise for the building and equipment. The debentures have not yet been sold. A site- will be chosen and the contract let erection of a frame- school. Jt is hbped to have school started as soon as oossible. There will be in the neighborhood of 25 pupils, prob- ably more. The trustees- are Wm. Carver. K. H. Clum and A. Willner. atx-.-nvas. When the school is ready a good teacher will be needed. The huild.in.ir will be 24 x 32 with 10 foot walls. Tti'.-i1'.1 is a good opening a gen- eral .store at Lone Star. coun- try for miles around is well settled, with a settler on' nearly every hafl- sr-ction. About one-fourth of the is under cultivation and by next year this will be. increased to a half. There is no post office yet nearer .than Sundial or though the post office department has granted one. The only hitch now is that no .person can be found willing to net- as postmaster. Rov. McComb holds Methodist ser- vices Ht tlie residence of Dan Burns on Sec. 1C, Tp. 12, -R. IS. There is a good .sized congregation with the practical adjuncts of a Sunday school ami Ladiesr-. Aid. Sunday! School is held every Sunday at 10 a.m. and preaching service ;it- 11 a.m. Fair Program Every day at the office of the Beagle-Maxwell Land Co. Our land is the best and fair dealing is our watchword. to along Weyburn Route Lethbridge Property and Irri- gated Lands a Specialty Oliver Block, opposite Balmoral Hotel Phone 290 GREAT BUYS Near and Grassy LaKe The Lone Star baseball club is ca- J pable of development arid have good material for a good club. A little more practise is all that is needed. Coal is quite convenient at the Belly river about ten miles south of the Lone Star district. There is no j mine there yt-t so the settlers have: had to mine their own coal. A j thresh. D. W. Bums, who livt-s about 45 milt.-.-: north east of Lethbridge, has i 1.10 acres of spring crop, wheat, flax i and oats, and fifty acres of fall I wheat. The whole crop is rim-. The i neighbors say he has tho oais> i in tho country. One farmer has cs- I timated that they will yield 75 -bush- j ds to the He commenced cut- tine on Aug. He sowed them in April. His fall wheat is a first rate crop and will soon be ready for the binder. V Mr. Burns' field of flax is as jzood as he ever saw in North Dakota and will soon be ready for cutting. He lias broken 110 acres this year with four horses. This, with seeding 128 acres, is a good season's work for a four horse team. It speaks well for their driver. Herman Heman. Mr. Burns says he has been too conserva- tive and over cautious but next year will break ]20 more and sow 100 acres of flax. In April, 1907, Mr. Burns made, the- first wheel tracks into the Lone Slur District. His was thv first house erected here. Now thirty or forty; houses' can be seen from his place; on a clear day. Six steam plows have j been operating within a radius of 12 i rnil-'S. Besides there have been all j of teams of horses, oxen and cows. One man used two i oxen and two cows, another used one' j horse, one mule, one cow and one i ox. Nf-xt year he may harrow the colt and the calf. Carl Malmberg, who lives about 28; miles north .of Tabor, just settled I here this spring.' He has a fine den on the top of a knoll. The; i cucumbers and pumpkins look fine. The corn is four and a half feet high and he has watermelons nearly as large as baseballs. Qia ijrain crop quite good on spring breaking. He has had no need for irrigation this year. He has broken some more this summer for fall" wheat and .-pring grain. N. W. has a fine thirty- acre field of spring wheat, a rank growth an-d very thick. He broke 145 acres which he is preparing-'to sow to winter wheat. A. Rawlins will begin cutting his oats about Aug. p. He has an fine field of spring wheat which will be ready for the binder in a few days. COME ONE! COME ALL! And Investigate the Citizen Lumber LHRGE STOCK GOOD GRHD0S AND LOW PR ICBS BARONESS ROAD Between CP.R. Station and Ellison's Mills Agents for the Springfield Breweries Co. 'WINE HND SPIRIT GO- SPRINGFIELD, MASS. Gold Medal Tivoli Lager and FOR HIGH-CLASS WHISKIES Gold Medal Wurzburger Beer ;