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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday; August .17.1912.- T1IV DAILY HERALD Page 3 Lethbridge Property For inside residential or subdivision property see MITFORD COMPANY Snap! Snap! Snap! Two lota on 7th Ave. South, in good location, each. Terms One-Third cash, balance 4 and 8 months. Alberta Loan and Investment Co., Limited One ol'tlie Finest Business Sites in North Lethbridge Lo.t close-to Westminster Heat Market on !3lh St., N., Prtco 1-3 'cash, balance (i ami.12 months. This is the best buy on the street and we believe the.only lot south.o[ 5th Avenue at the nrice. North LetKbridge Realty Go. PHONE Fire Insurance Money to Loan Lots 16-17, Block 12, cadi. Oiie- quartcr cash, balance 1, 2 and 3 years. s The C. B. Bowman Agency ACADIA BLOCK. Give us'a trfarfor those harvest'men you are needing. .Satisfaction Guaranteed. tj T. H. Stagg Co. EmploymentAgency Phone 1327 LETHBRIDGE H For Sale'lSO acres, close to pei acie. Terms per acre cash, balance crop payments Some excellerif. buys in Lethbridge property. See us before-buy- ing elsewhere. T.H. Stagg Co., EmploymentAgency JOHNSON BLOCK LETHBRIDGE SECURITY INVESTMENT CO., LIMITED "LAND MERCHANTS Fire and i-lfe Insurance Room 12, Hull Block, Lethbrldge, Phon, 768 Room 207, Templeton Building, Salt Lake City, _ Raymond Alta Phone 5. ni-v i 7 We Have Just Listed Alberta-British Columbia Land Co. Ltd. Capital ISO.OOO 10 Sherlock BmiBlng-phon. 721 D L. KIMBALL, Manager In 1911 Twelve Hundred Cars of Fruit for the same routing for 1912. cara O. T. LATHROP r.rm L.nd. Stafford Block PHONE Harris, Olson P. O. DRAWER 646 Agencies Real Eitata Creiton.Fruit Lands Can. Railway Accident Ins. Fire and Life 'IKsurance C. P- R.. Labor Agents General Employment Agency Agents for Oliver Typewriter Steamship Agents BROKERS- ROOMS 2 and 4, BEGIN BLOCK Lethbridge, Alberta A GOOD BUY 12 lots, Block I, Sunalto, face nonh on 12lh South, close to water and opposite Victoria Park. 5315 each. 1-i cash bal- ance Irrl, S, and 12.months. L. S. RIPLEY CO. BUILDING GOVERNMENT ROADS 'My time's up day after tomor- row." Ho ivas a hig strapping, six-foot- sort of n fel- loiv, a (niartop-brcod from the silent places up around Lac. Ste. Anne, north of Edmonton. Ho didn't look like a criminal; few of -Ihcni do. Ila was just a hulking, overgrown boy, "'ho had gone wrong, and been pun- ished, probably more as an example to his fello'ws than aE punishment for Ills own misdeeds. last year the.provincial jail here was opened, and over Elnco 'It has he occupied to full capacity with the transgressors. That is not saying that is only one jail ac- commodating prisoners In a pro- vince with population, speaks well for any province, .especially a young one. When ike Lethbridgo ;'ail was open- ed, the government put It Jn charge of Hon. .McLean, p.-ovincial sec- retary, and. ever-since it lias been SUPT. OF ROADS, AINSWORTH He was doing six months in th provincial jail at L-ethbridgo becaus lie had gol drunk, and had beaten u another fellow smaller than hirosel He looked like as though he'coul. mete out some" punishment" If' the oc casion seemed lo reciuire the chas tiscment, hut this time he had don it intliienrcd with liquor in the in isist He had decided th it sii- occurrences must be stopped. So the big boy had been sent tiee hmi things were pro- sressms. Jt was time :to knock off. ilKl as the Inspector caught up with .he breed trudging back fo camp, the snod-natured man In charge asked his ess fortunate brother to.have a ride, t isn't very often that the inmate of i provincial jail gets a'ride'In-an lutomobile under siicli circumstances ind It's a pretty' salt? guess that the lan from Lac Ste. Anne will not for get it in a hurry Wants to Be -Good Riding along the dush road the rusty was drawn out., and told his torj The stoi- Eimilai in mill} lo that of probably Btly out he 132 inmates of the Lethbridge jail t the present time. He came down ipecting the ordinary treatment ao- more or less of a hobby, wjth him. Not that he treats it like some hobbles arp treated, and neglects It. His is a hobby which seems to suit him. Prob. ablj it Js molt than l hobbi it maj be a pet hobby Hon -McLean took Most people in Southern Al berta know who is .meant when Hon. A. J.-. McLean is .spoken .of. but he's one o' the newest or the tf he cltlxens out of the transgressors, tho jail management.believe they have ac- complished part, at least, of their mis- sion in life. Tills treatment of prisoners by the Immunity process with the Idea of turning out good Canadians, sounds well on paper, but It ttikes some thought In the working out. H Is the little details which count in getting results. That Is the wholeHifng. To turn out a good citizen' out of a bad prisoner Is a hard job, and is not always accomplished. Bill to turn out a good citizen out of a prisoner who has got Into the tolls because'he was caught 111 making his first had break Is not so hard. These latter are chiefly the men who have to be dealt with at the Leth- bridge jail. Most of them are first offenders. 'They have, to be shown where they were wrong.'and he set right. That is where the .'humanity process comes In. Building Roads Look at the accompanying pictures, and see if you wouldn't think that a gang of Jinsky homesteaders were building roads in Sunny Southern Al berta. There is 'only one giveaway and that is the military looking man with the military looking cap. He is the guard, and he is in charge of ten trusties from.the provincial jail. Toes have just completed the day's work on the trunk road east of the city. In a few days they will have reached Coaldaie. and before winter 'sets in, travellers will be able from '-ethbridge to Bow Island over one'of tiie best pieces of road to be folind inywhere.ln the province of Alberta Two gangs of prisoners, or trusties' as hey are called, have been working .all summer on the roads in Southern icrta. One gang is .working cast, the other south. There are ten men in Third Avenue Business lots block 14 Revenue Producing ASQUITH LINDSEY 1K Keal Estate Financial Brokers DOMINION BLOCK. PHONE NOS. 11S3, 1210, 10W. The H. MACBETH AGENCY Loans FIRE INSURANCE Real Estate SHERLOCK BUILDING, LETHBRIDGE BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE A ROAD orded prisoners in jails all over the orld, and hei-o he nding in an itomobiie before his term was end- know who Archie' McLean is Cabinet miniMeis are dilTeient someho'ft out in the nest They rath 01 like to be called bj the names with winch the} used EO adorn then school books in dns they have not altogether foigotten A Wise Administrator So 'Aichie McLean was chosen to loolt attcl tile admiinstrttion of the provincial jail a bettei choice couKl not been made Pichabh tho choice fell to him because lie knew numan nature Am man who has ridden the langcs fiom the Red Deei ruer to the boundarj, summci each gang and are in soli charge of one juard to each The} look ,ifte' the, vhich were ..bought by the government road making nid aie looked af tei as .1 faimcr look iftei Ihe team which won the at the fa! fail 'Ihe trusties mil Jmild ne.nh fifty miles of road in" Southern Alberta this year. They are making road, and aie m.tking it right Better dnt oadi k would be impossible to lind That h the humamU piocefab in working older It makes, trustworth; men ont of men who fallen down the first rung. This year it 1ms been tried out on twenty prisoners, and has not. been found wanting Not a man lias tried to escape'although all arc given the fullest freedom. Not a man shirks his lie reali7C3 his privilege, and does not abuse it. So well, in fact, has tho plan worked that jeai thiee times as man} :rusties will >he put to work on the ronds. Three times as much Worth Looking Up! Lots 3 and 4, Block E, corner 7tli Avenue and 12 St at 1-4 cash, balance 6, 12, 18 and 24 months. R. V. GIBBONS CO. Special Bargain For 20 days in good business property CORNER REDPATH feet on Ave., 135 feet on street, has good 8 loom fully modern house, rented for 00 per. month. This is without doubt the best buy in the city today. Pries' J16.000. Terms balance''in 6, 12, 18 months. Ferris Ransom NANTON ALBERTA v i lund Land Oev't Co., Ltd. P. Lund, President HEAD 01T10E CEANBEOOK, B.C. See us about lands in the Beautiful Kootenay Valley __ Orchard and Gracing Lauds A Visit Our Experimental Farms' at WAKDNER, B. C., MARYSVILLE, B. C. is a big problem, but rAlberta'is for- tunate in1 having' a man like "Archie" McLean at ihe helm who so di- rect affahs that citizens can point pride at a jail sjstem it a shining success. ARREST ANOTHER CHEQUE ARTIST Yesterday afternoon brought hack to V. K Broun the city be built Thico tunes ,m muchjchc-iuu, one on lohu ami t'hargc of Constable Kroning. Urown bleu into ihe citj a couple of ueelvs riii'l passed two fue dollar j PRISONERS UP'THE PRAIRIE TRAIL "Yes, sir, I did wrong, hut we've boon used right here.- I don't want lo do wrong any more And th-erc'a just ihe whole secret of the treatment accorded prisoners in the Lotbbridsu jail. They are used right, as the young trusty put it, ;bu( they arc shown in a hundred Ifitie ways that they are there of their own volition, and If they obey the laws of the country, there is no need for thorn lo come hack. In fact, as fow "come- backs" as possible, is one of the mottoes of the .fiiil management. Alberta fa a pretty big province, and it Is gelling now settlers at a rale, which makes it hard to keep In loud and winter, day in and day out. mixed with tho host ami iho fworst of and done it for as many years ay McLean did.-knows hnnidn nature as ft nourishes-'In (lie west. That life tests a man, and the now-cabinet" minister has stood the t-cst Having charges, to look after. Hon. .Mr. .McLean proceeded to look after them. lie his csnocial j siiidy, and in the end.he figured that I if )ve would use about three parts horse sense, and tho rest humanity, tho would ho about right to bring" results. He wasn't far wrong: The T.etlv good will bo done to the inmates of the jail. And "Archie" McLean will tied lo his hobby three times as tightly as ever. What About Winter? There Is only one thing bothering Hon. iUr. .McLean. He is about, what to do with bis charges in the winter. But there Is Iftllc doubt that, by applying horse-sense and hu- manity principle, he will soon find a solution -ror that problem, and the rest will he easy. The jail problem all the new seltlenKMHs opening! bridge jail is a model. The men who up. With so many different elemenls coming from so ninny corners of the gloho. it is not hard, to understand that there are Homy who transgress the law. and Uj be punished. So come to it are not models 6f propricfy, but tho Idea (s to turn them out nearer ihe imirk fh'nn when they; wen; in. If they can do thai, if llujyj can succeed In abiding What Arc Von Worth 'Mr? is yuur earning power9 Do you realize that your dealh will remove lint earning no.wcr from your fmrilly? can you cheat death and have your in- eomc Buy n Monthly Income .Bond that lylll provide ?25.00 per month and upward for twenty years after your death. For full.p.arllcnlars JOHN K; liKVILL St., S. PHONES: Office 1018; Res. 4GC Real Estate, Money to Loan tho other on .____ cheques were on the Canadian Hank of Commerce at- Macleod.! tiie cheques wcie presented at Mae- leod they were sent back account." Urown had hv that.lin-c dibafjpcared, but .1 description wired to Calij.ii) jnd he pic'rtUii up there the day before yesterday. VANDERBILT WISH FOR VIEW COSTLY Ashvilic, N. C., Aiig.-lfi.rr-Becauso it obstructed Glightlv the of a pait of ihe'wcstcrn mountains from Bill, more House, George Vanderbii has ordered .the demolition of a three story thirty room residence oi late. This residence was built fifteen 'years ago by Mrs. Mitchell, sister-in- law of Marshall Field, at a cost of Today if, could not 'be built for less than It and (he laml surrounding were bought, five years ago by Mr. Vnnderhilt when he ex- tended his holdings. He had no de- sire for (he house, but only for the land, and (he house has been mm oc- cupied. FARMERS FIRED ON HARVESTERS iNorth Bay, Aug. 16 V crowd" of Ncu Brunswick haucst hands, bound for the western wheat fields'on the Pacific annual met with an unpleasant reception afc of North Hay the special (ram stopped at Calrt- ttell a gang of men proceeded to the farmers' gardens nit were met hv a broadside of hud- shot from the guns of fauns m am- About a dozen of ilie hanest- crs were wounded pamfulUj hut 'uo senous injuries ucre reported. To clean brass rut a lemon and sprinkle with salt, nib with thin and then with a polishing doth, Exclusive sale 3rd Avenue Property Two (2) Ids close iji on Ilio Arc. and briiio-ing in in or a inontli. Price for a sliorl lime onlv, HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. .Slicrliick Bhlg. 7th St. ;