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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta V Tuesday, August 20.1912 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Page 3 Many Shrewd Outside Investors Are Buying Lethbridge Property For inside residential or subdivision property see MITFORD & COMPANY Snap! Snap! Snap! Two loU en 7th Ave. South, in good location, $550 each. Terms One-Third cash, balance 4 and 8 month*. Alberta Loan and Investment Co., Limited 418-FIFTH STREET-PHONE 1214 I One of the Finest Business Sites in North Lethbridge ' Lot close to Westminster Meat Market on l!Uh St., N., Price fl6P, 1-3 cash, balance fi and Vi mouths. This i� the best buy on the street and we believe the only lot south of 5tU Avenue at t*e price. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE IM i_ti-ji_a-f mnXtf\.r\.rxnrv~ii~w~h~ii~i-i" *i * Fife Insurance : : Money to Loan Lots 16-17, Block 12, $3,000 each. One-quarter cash, balance 1, 2 and 3 years. The C. B. Bowman Agency MAKES STOMACHS INTO BAZAARS AND MUSEUMS Catholic _ Prelate Makes Ridicule of Idle Rich Paris, Auk. 10.-"Because you have on your'heads indescribable sky scrapers, or because you carry on your backs farms and acres, arc you better protected, or more pathetic ?" This question was asked last Sunday by Monsigncur Hole, the Father Vatighan of Kranee, of Trouville, where he preached a .sermon on "The Simple Life," to a fashionabtc crowd tif habitues. The sermon was a merciless casti-gation of the extravagances and vices of the idle rich, who for a fortnight every year throng the gayest beach in the world. "When l.ucullus dines with Lucul-lus," he continued to the representative of the French ana foreign smart set who packed the church, "and is served with nightingales' tongues, has he dined better than Sancho at Toledo ?" just as those who honored humanity most of their virtues adopted by preference the most austere ways of living. Evangelic simplicity, he said, was in harmony with all the most noble, most intelligent and best . in the world, he added. "if that be so, you continue to load yourselves with masses of geegaws to transform your insides into bazaars and museums and to surround yourself with an army of slaves and servants, then I am entitled to tell you that you give yourselves a lot of trouble to prove that you do not belong to the real elite of humanity, and that you have no intelligent conception of life." In denouncing the modern race for riches, Mgr. Bole said : "The real galley slave is he who has never had enough, who is possessed by the frenzied desire of always becoming richer. Look at their faces. The overworked are not the working classes ; they are those who flock every year to luxurious resorts by the seaside and crowd the caravansaries of the watering places." After listening spellbound to this vigorous attack - on their class, the DISTRICT NEWS SWEET VALLEY ACADIA BLOCK. PHONE 1SM. Give us a trial for those harvest men you are needing. Satisfaction Guaranteed. T. H. Stagg& Co. EmpleymentAgency JOHNSON BLK. Phone 1327 LETHBRIDGE For sale. 160 acres, close to Taber, $25.00 per acre. Terms $3.06 per acre cart, balance crop payments. Some excellent buys in Lethbridge property. See us before buy-ins elsewhere. T.H. StBgg&Co., Employment Agency JOHNSON BLOCK LETHBRIDGE "It is very doubtful. I have forty ismart assemblages of leaders of fash-domestics, and am the worst served! ion, popular actresses, millionaires man in France," Mgr. Bole said. "It and yachtsmen, .left the church for was remarkable that the men of the luncheon at the palatial hotels on the Ingest intellectual value were those sea front, where Mgr. Bole's sermon who showed the least concern regard- has been the principal topic of coning the material details of existence, versalion ever since. T* ~i~�*Y^'*arsraTr^r>raOjBij(j We Have Just Listed Some good buys In both city property and farm lands. See' our list before investing. Alberta-British Columbia Land Co. Ltd. \ -Capital 860,000 tO Sherlock Building-Phone 721 D- L. KIMBALL, Manager In 1911 Twelve Hundred Cars of Fruit Were brought In from the United States into Western Canada, through one port of entry. It in estimated Fifteen hundred cars tor the aame routing for 1912. Think it over. O. T. LATHROP Ptrnt Lands Stafford Block Parma Leant Worth Looking Up! Lots 3 and 4, Block E, corner 7th Avenue and 12 St. at .$2,500; 1-4 casli, balance b\ 12, 18 and 24 months. R. V. GIBBONS & CO. CUT WHEAT EARLY EVEN WHEN GREEN THIS IS THE ADVICE GIVEN BY D. G. LOW, THUS AVERTING SMUT EVIL Winnipeg, Alan., Aug. ID.-"Cut, early, even when the wheat is green," is the advice given to the farmers of the W�st by D. G. Low, of Winnipeg, who has three years' experiencing of harvesting in Southern Manitoba, having farmed at Union Point. Mr. Low says that time is of much more importance to the farm-ar than having the crop that is finely ripened amber and golden. He says that, by cutting early many of the dangers of frost can be obviated, and much of the crop saved. Another of the worst enemies of good crops, smut, is minimized in this way. When the crop is fully ripened the smut bursts and pervades the whol-a, bringing about what is known as tag wheat, which yields about the price of good crop. If the wheat is cut early the smut balls have not burst yet, and the greater portion of the wheat is intact and bushels are saved, yielding the best of prices. Mr. Low quotes from his experience of farmers, whose crops hav-3 been as much as two-thirds smut, but cutting early, they have been able to get the price given for No. 1 special. It Is also the opinion of"Mr. Low that a great deal of thrashing will not be done this fall, and much wheat will be left in the fields through the winter. He advises farmers to inaka big stooks of Vi to IS sheav-38, with two or three big sheaves on top. which will protect the grain through the winter, and leave It ready for threshing in the spring. FIREMEN ARE HARD TO GET AT PRESENT RATE OF WAGES H|�AID IN THE CITY OF MONTREAL Montreal, August ^18.-Fire Chief Tremblay tonight stated that unless the rates paid firemen were increased the force would not be kept up to its full strength, lie states that there arc very few candidates, while %he resignations arc frequent. There have been twenty-live men who left the force in the last month alone. The majority of the firemen only receive 1700 a year and arc on duty seven days a week. Laborers are paid better, states the chief. He pointed out that some of the men who left the force at the opening of navigation to take work - on. the wharves, have already earned more than they could earn in a year fighting fires. Sweet Valley, Aug. 18.-Mr. Harry Lynks wae� quite sick Monday and was taken to tbe doctor in Carman-gay but is reported as being better at this writing. Mrs. Russell, a daughter of Mrs. Shirley Sr.. is visiting him at present. Mr. Taylor has built an addition to his house, making" a great improvement to the homestead. J. Bain has a brother visiting him from tbe States. Miss Bell Jones from Gold Coin visited Doris Baughman over night on Sunday. Will Shirley is running a binder with his engine, saving horse flesh. Harvesting is getting pretty well along and grain will soon be ready to thrash. Will . and , Dan McPherson have purchased a new threshing rig and ^ith the machines already here the threshing ought to be done before winter this year. HOSMER WOMAN HOLDS UP MEXICAN FOLICE A JOAN OF ARC WITH TEN REBEL SOLDIERS RAIDS A TOWN Lund Land & Dev't Co., Ltd. P. Lund, President CRANBllOOK, B.C. HEAD OFFICE ftftftft See us about lands in the *MMi Beautiful Kootenay Valley J(tft& Orchard and Garden Tracts fk : Grazing Lands : 9* Visit Our Experimental Farms at WARDNER, B. C, & MARYSVILLE, B. C. EXPERT PRAISES GALT GARDENS W. T. MACOUN SAYS THEY ARE THE FINEST IN WESTERN CANADA Juarez, Aug. ID.^Kor a'few hours Sunday a Mexican1 .loan of Arc was the dictator of this town. With ten rebel soldiers marching at the heels of her horse, she rode up to the police station and disarmed the provisional chief of police and six of his men. The rebels rode away iijountcd on the policemen's horses. The woman fearlessly entered stores and demanded and received provisions and then shortly before daylight she rode out of town with her admiring followers. She i.s said to be the wiic of Colonel Lazcro Alanis, rebel commander operating around l'alomas. It is believed she has none to join her hus- Mosmer, Aug. 19.-On Monday. August VI, a marriage license was issued to Mike Ukralnetz and Annie Pohi-ch-eki, both of Hosmer, who were duly united in the bonds of matrimony today, in the presence of a lar^e gathering of friends. The Fernie Civilian Rifle association were invited to tend a team to Hosmer for a day's shoot, with the home team, but owing to the absence of five of their best shots at the B.C. Inland Rifle association's meeting, at Nelson, they were unable to accept, so the event is likely to fall through, for this season at any rate, H. Gould, W. Price, John Minton, Harold Minton and Cecil Minton are the five men representing Fernie at Nelson, and all are well known on the Hosmer range. Charlie Anthony, of the Hosmer Rifle association, had also gone to Nelson to try his luck with the rest of them, and, judging from this season's work, should at any rate be ab'e to hold hiB end up. The Rev. J. T. Ferguson', D.D., administered the sacrament of the Lord's Supper at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday at both the morning and evening services, which were well attended. Billy Bovlen, from the C. P. R. prospect camps, away up the river, was in town on Saturday last, and reports good progress on the government roads by John Beckett and his gang. Dr. Nay's 'locum tenens has arrived in town from Pincher Creek, and will handle matters' at the hospital until the Doc.'s return from the East. Mrs. Downie concluded her visit to Hosmer on Sunday morning, and left for the coast, accompanied, by Miss Downie and Mr. John Downie, intending to return to Scotland via Calgary, taking In the big stampede on their way. W. R. Downie went with his family as far bb Cranbrook, returning to Hosmer the same evening. We understand that Ed. Purcetl is likely to return to Hosmer in the very near future. It will be remembered that he went East with his brother, Billy Purcell, some eighteen months ago, after the accident that befell Billy ai the ItOBsland mines. Business Site-3 lots block 14 $24,000 Revenue Producing ASQU1TH & LINDSEY Real Estate & Financial Brokers OOMINION SLOCK. PHONE NOS. 1183, 1210. 100*. The H. MACBETH AGENCY Loans FIRE INSURANCE Real Estate SHERLOCK BUILDING, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 1412 P. O. DRAWER MO Harris & Olson Agencies Real Estate Creston Fruit Lands Can. Railway Accident Im. Fire and Life Insurance, C. P. R. Labor Agents General Employment Aaeney Agents for Oliver Typewriter 8teamahip Agents -CUSTOMS BROKERS-ROOMS 2 and 4, BEOIN BLOCK Lethbridge, Alberta SECURITY INVESTMENT CO., LIMITED "LAND MERCHANTS" Fire and Life Insurance Money to Loan Room 12, Hull BI6*k, Lethkritfge, Phone 768. Room aor, Temsjeten Building, Salt Lake City, Raymond Atta., Phone 5. has been greatly on the increase within the past few weeks. Jack Canning is the capable engineer in charge of the fitting out of the hot water system of heating being installed in the Arnold hotel here, with Henry Taylor as assistant. Both men belong to Lethbridge and have made hosts of friends since coming here. It would be hard to say which of them is the more popular-among the female help of the hotel. A performance is billed to take place here Tuesday evening at the Unique Theatre Co., to be followed by, a dance. The only thing that will retard n good harvest in this section, it. is conceded by all, would be a visitation o frost. There have been no meeting of tho board of trade or the council lately. BURMIS Burmis, Aug. 17.-Mr. E. C. Dun kenon. representing Messrs. Robey S Co., the well-known boiler makers ol Lincoln, England, was a business visitor here on Tuesday. E. Marino has the foundation of the new hotel now completed, and as soon I as the lumber arrives, the work on this structure* will be rushed with all possible speed. Mr. Horry Fisher took over the managership of the pool room this week. Inspector Belcher" of the R.N.W.M.P. was in town Tuesday on bis monthly inspection. Mr. J. C. Chester was a. business visitor to Lethbridge this week. Prospecting work is going on at Mr. Parker's coal areas at Burmis. The engineers representing the capitalists, who have an option on' this place, are sailing from Liverpool, England the middle of the month. Mrs. If. T. Fitzsimmona entertained Mr. and Mrs. liiBcoks of Blairmorc on Sunday. Quite a number of the boys took in CO ALP ALE Mrs. Alfred Haley spent Sunday with Mrs. Chris. Nillson at Diamond City. Mr. and Mrs. Starrett from Bass River, Nova Scotia, aTe guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Brown. Mrs. John Davidson and Mrs. B. S. Pawson have fssued invitations for a party at the tatter's home, with Mrs. W. H. Pawson Sr. and Mrs. Lee Bond, two charming ladies from Illinois as guests of honor, on Wednesday afternoon at :i o'clock. What Are You Worth 1 I ! 1 ' What is your earning power? Do you realize that your death will remove that earning power" from your family? How can you cheat death and have your in-' come continue?. Buy a Monthly Income Bond that will provide J25.00 per month and upward for twenty years after your death. For full particulars apply JOHN R. REVILL 307-6th St. S. PH0NE8: Office 1018; Res. 466 Real Estate, Insurance, Rentals, Money to Loan MUCH BUILDING AT MACLEOD Maclcod, Auj;. 19-Building operations arc very active in Macleod, every carpenter, bricklayer, plasteret, laborer and concrete mixer is employed. Contracts were let Saturday for six large dwelling houses, brick veneer, and modern in every way, to be completed Nov. 1. At-the present, time sixty dwellings are In course of erection, and several business blocks will make (he building permits larger for the month of August, than any previous month in the history of Maclcod. since grown up, and will yield a rich harvest to the owners. In the Mud Lake district half the grain is already cut and ready for the thrcshermaii, who is busy preparing his machine, while the elevator men arc clearing every corner of the elevator, making ready for the greatest harvest the Macleod district has ever seen. E. P. Barker, who has been in the flour and. feed business, has sold out to J. Bailey of Livingston. Mr. Barker is moving to Winnipeg. The Lethbridge fair will be visited by many of Macleod's citizens this week. Rev. E. S. Bishop is holidaying on the Pacific coast, and will return this week, in time for the financial district meeting, which will be held at Clarcsholrn. r COBALT LAWYER DEAD " Toronto, Aug. 18.-W. M. Boultbee, member of the legal firm of Denton, Dunn & Boultbee, died suddenly this morning at his residence here. He was regarded as the most prominent lawyer in the town of Cobalt, where he went early in the first silver rush. which is unprotected, but for a few police installed at the departure last W. T. Macoun, the Dominion horti culturist, is in the city today from {week of Orozocos rebels Ottawa, "and is the guest of W. II.| clothed in khaki riding suit the experimental farm Fairfield at In company with Mr. Fairfield. Mr. Macoun visited Henderson Park aud Gait Gardens Monday and expressed greatest satisfaction with what hi saw. Mr. Macoun paid � warm tribute to the work being done by Supt. Mitchell in the laying out. of Gait Gardens, which he pronounced the best he had ever seen in this Western country. Mr. Macoun is an expert in horticultures! and his opinion counts for something. Me is a son of John Mrcoun, the veteran Dominion naturalist and the man who probably is entitled to the honor of having Hrst announced the grain growing possibilities of the west. riding a white horse, the young woman dashed here and there through the town, collecting the stragglers f the rebel ranks. Her raid on the police station was an utter surprise. To clean gold chains, put them In a small glass bottle with warm soapsuds and a little prepared chalk. Shake until clean and theu rinse thoroughly. KERROBERT PROGRESSIVE Kerrobert, Sask., Aug. 17-The town of Kerrohert yesterday passed by unanimous vote a bylaw to the amount of eighty-two thousand dollars for the purpose of installing a waterworks system and building and equipping a fire hull. The new waterworks system has been established and planned by Chlpniun & Powers of Toronto and will consist of pumping station at the wells and standpine on the hill north of town. Tenders for the contract will be called at once. The new fire hall will be of brick and the equipment modern. It is expected to be completed this fall The production of faced brick at a a fishing n'iP to the South Fork tliis� jow price to the consumer will materially change the nature of build- band after tier raid in this .town, i week and brought home nice catches Mr. Lee, accountant with the P , . , . . , Burns Company, at Hillcrest. was a inSs in tllls ,own and country, as business visitor to town this week, i brick and stone will now form the Mrs. Geo. Hope is visiting this week material for the majority of homes with friends in Lethbridge. , ,n and o(jt of lown> BAROXS A new building company has taken hold of business. They are making ar- _____, . Z~~7a-n ' o . � , rangements with a large lumber com- Barons, Aug. 19.-On Saturday and f , . Monday contingents of harvesters ar- PaM>' t0 DUlld a number of houses, rived here looking for employment The company will furnish the money Unfortunatoly for these men the har- and collect rents until the buildings vest season has not fairly opened tip ,,, ,,:,! r,r yet, although several fields have been: , P " .. , . . cut in the district and others almost! Rcv- Dr- McLean, who has been ready. The cool weather of the past visiting friends here for the past two weeks has gone far to retard op- three weeks, preached In the Metho-erations of that nature. Occasionally n , . . pinchpr tlcpk on Sun-the weather has been cloudy and per, ,' cm,icn> 1 mtner t teeiv on sun ccptibly cool, but happily no frost hasi- hc doctor came to the west in 1882, and has been pioneering ever since, lie is always a welcome visitor to Macleod and district. Harvesting is now general, and the grain of all kinds, shows a good sample. Harvest hands are scarce at $40 or $15 per month. A few fields south-west of the district that were cut with hail early in July, have been experienced up to date, The office fixtures for the new Union bank premises have not yet arrived, otherwise the building has long ago been In perfect preparation. Baseball practice is no more indulged in by the players around here, which is an indication that the boyi have relinquished that sport for the season. Traffic at this point of the railroad Exclusive sale 3rd Avenue Property Two (2) lots close in on the above Ave, and bringing in over $100 a month. Price for a, short time only, $:J0,0O0. Terms. HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN The Dowsley - Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Bldg. 7th St. Phone 844 ;