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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta fMi LITHMRIOOk hi RAID, TUtlDAY, AUQUiT 14, IM. LAND FOR SALE Choice block of 966 acres, all Sec. 28 and W. half Sec. 27-4-14 W. This is on the Weyburn Lethbridge extension; smooth, level prairie, free from stones and will-sell for per acre inside a year. Price, for immediate sale, 113.00 per acre en block, or in haM sections; cash on each half section, balance, 5 payments, inter- est at 6 per cent. Write or .wire W. J. GILLIALND, 1705 Cook Street, Victoria, B.C., or The Canadian Eeal Estate Co., Room 9, Bryan Block. Lethbridge. 1 How to order a UNSHINC, W, P. Roy Headquarters for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFHCE: Room 3, Ott Block Phone ISO- every town there U one dealer Sunshine Furnace. This aua understands the installation of Sunshine Furnace and can tell you just what sise of furnace you need. He will draw up specifications free of coat, showing exactly what will be done if he the contract, and will arrange, the payments to suit you. Sunshine Furnace u guaranteed by us, and if after installation it does not work properly one of our furnace experts will call and adjust things at no eipeiue to you. 10 jf cost, showing exactly what will be d of Coaldale and four miles east Supt. A. Price 01 toe C.P.R. west- cni-ino- practically all broken up. -n lines told the writer last spring is To. the the C.P.R. Altogether there are 'ab- out twelve houses and a lot of out- buildings, warehouses and stables. -ern niws LVIM MAC There is a neat depot in charge of jlhat the C.P.R. would be willing to jnortfcthe land 'belongs to the Irriga- Pat Sate, a capable and obliging ag- carry mail on thcse trains. So it is ent, certainly now up to the government jat a Spod price. J. JLindblad is section foreman over 1f0 supply the need, a gang of men. Quite a number of AQ Inspector at Lethbridge trains stop here for water. There is no j stockyard here yet but two loading tiott. Company, who value the land that is set- tled Coaldale wilji have over double 1 the business it now has. The people to the north of the Bel- problems 01 trict service of the Lrthbridge CrQSsing be to appoint a post platforms and a bushel grain elevator of the. Sunny Belt Elevator i Gee inspector lor Lethbridge lor Co. There as good prospect 01 ano- I n 'Lethbridse Land District, such in-I ther Tseing built this fall by t-he west, i Coast Elevator Co. The Citizens ;s Lumber Co. have a well stocked yard in charge o? J. P. Moore the local ablc to This would also Coaldale it a shorter and better of Sundial to ne s d Place Tour Orders for manager. J. C. Turner of the Albsrta Res- taurant furnishes travellers with both J beds and meals. I W. J. Ende, the village blacksmith ;also has the agency for the 3Iassey Harris implements and a branch shop at Wilson's siding. C. II. Seitter keeps a stock of general merchandise anci is a big business. He is post master and also agent for the International Har- vester Co. so is one o: tho busiest jren of the town. Lee brothers of the Coaldale Livery have a good feed i igestions to the postmasters 01 coun- (try offices, in some cases. road for th I Lethbridge. The West Coast Grain Company of Calgary, have decided definitely to build an elevator at Coaldale and He hve they'have already ordered the mater- S3.-QM3 J _ time to visit the new settlements per- i.sonally and to size up the best mail XOUteS' trict no ial shipped for a standard bu- shel metal clad elevator. Operations will be started just as soon as the material arrives on the ground. .....WITH i JAS. FRAME for hire Better mail service would soon school will be There 'is telephone connection with !meari more postal revenue- the Alberta Government system. Seven blttderS haVe been There are thirteen subscribers on the sold recently and just _ _ rural line who are connected with the ginning. The Massey Harris Agea- j to drill a well on the farm oiO. Freid j cy have also sold eight binders al- They have already a well 21 feet deep P j ready this season. Both agencies with enough water for the house. A '-ihave sold a lot of other implements 'neighbor has a ten foot well with Sunday afternoon at 2.30 and Sun-isuch as etc- feet of water- AO "i 4. Q on (Reeves plowing outfits have been sold day bchool at o.oO. Thore is usual- ly a.good turn out to both. There is Satisfaction' Guaranteed PHONE 289 v Glass We have just unloaded a car of window, plate and fancy glass and are in a position to fill all orders at right prices.' _} Our stock of lumber is large and well assorted. Estimates furnished. Mill work a specialty. OLIVER'S UNflHCTUIINi COMPANY Office and Factory Cor.'ROW and IOMNI STREETS Telephone 153 Yard, Smith St. Phone 195 jxlement 10 keep the present officers About a hundred and seven cars of there busy. There is certainly room i grain 'were shipped from Coaldale last for improvements in many parts of j season. crop ougftt to the- Lethbridge district before the j be more than double. Besides these mail' servic'e is up to date. The larare figures there has been a lot of seed j in Ontario where many to-.vnships barn and also have horses and rigs I settlements all over are deserving of grain shipped in less than car lots, as good mail service as there is j Coaldale has a good frame school. The average attendance is twen ty. A new teacher "is expected and reopened as soon as the new teacher arrives. Frank Orr is moving his well drill- is: outfit from Stirling to Uvith much less business have a daily mail. central at Lethbridge. Rev. Lytle, AVestmioster Lethbridge, holds" services here every General Teaming We do all classes of teaming on the shortest notice. Satis- faction guaranteed. If you need j coal and you. want thp best value your money will buy, ring me up on Phone 201. Coal delivered C.O.D., TAYLOR J Ring Up T08 When yon want IDRAYING -f .Done promptly, and satisfactorily j; JOHN BRODIE Lord" Strathcona left Montreal over the C. P..R.'for Winnipeg where he goes to attend> the British association for the advancement of science. a Ladies- Aid in connection with the j church. On Saturday afternoon "they held an ice cream social for the bene- fit of a young man to help in sending him to a sanitarium. They also have a plan for each member to take ten cents and invest it in some way and the profits to. go" to the mission fund of the church. A social is plaujj, ed at the end .of this month for hear- ing the result of rbe investments. The investments have "been of various kinds. One started out, by selling some embroidery investing the profits in cloth for shirts, then selling the shirts to her-husband, then reinvest- again. Another started with rhubarb. Another started with as- paragys while another started with thirteen eggs. At the social there will no doubt be some interesting: sto j ries told about the investments. I Though there are several denomina- tions represented in. 'tie congregation yet there is perfect harmonv an-t un- ity. Board of Trade Should4 Act There as a daily maai -which, arrives on the east bound train at 1.08 a-ir. and occasionally the westbound train leaves off mail if the trains happen, to meet here. There is no mail on Sun-day morning. Saturday's mail from Lethbridge does not" reach Coal- dale till Monday morning.- The mail from Coaldale to Leth- bridge goes on east and is brought back the same morning or tjhe fol- lowing morning on the westbound-, i night train to Lethbridge. If the eastbound train is late there is not time for the mail clerk to sort the mail and send the Lethbridge mail back on the westbound train. Yet Lethbridge is only about ten miles from Coaldale and it .thus takes ab- out "a day to send a letter that dis- tance. Lethb'ridge Board of Trade should interest themselves in getting the C. P. R. to have the night trains stop at Coaldale when flagged. At pres- ent Coaldale citizens can go .to Leth- bridge only on the afternoon trains but have only forty-five minutes in Lethbridge, unless they stay over till next day, which, would mean twenty- i four hoiirs and, fifty-five minutes and many are too busy to' stay so long. away. j Poor-Mail Service i There is also need" for still further improvement in the mail service. The Herald representative was shown a letter that took five days in going from Calgary to Coaldale. A letter from Tabcr took four days in reach- ing Coaldale, a distance of twenty miles. These ddj- trains should carry mails. There is already too much mail for clerks on the night j trains, who arc rushed so much that they cannot help making an occasion- j al mistake. Putting inail clerks on the day trains would' divide the work making it easier and would vastly' increase the amount of post office iriess done. Because the citizens of the various towns along ,the line J. C. Turner "has leased the Alber- ta Restaurant from E, E. Comely a.n-1 I is preparing for the busy season when There are seven miles of irrigation jthe farmers will be marketing their ditch without a bridge. "Tis true-, grain. leased; the livery compel the-Irrigation -Company to stable froin J. C. Turner and will build the bridges but in the mean- i'have horses and rigs to rent besides time the settlers nave to cross as .running a feed business. They -will best -they can. The bridges are a ne- also keep a stock of feed .and oats for cessity. The bridges should be built sale. Southern Alberta Icao Investment Co. GEORGE J. BRYAN Thompson Block. Calgary Geh. Manage i Bryan Block, Leth bridge All Property Listed at Both Offices r Crabb Street, each E I London Road, each LOIS Riverview, each Offices To Rent in Bryan Block MONEY TO LOAN INSURANCE FOR House, 5 rooms, Duff Addition will handle, balance monthly payments Itie Dlberta Securities Corner Round and Redpaih Streels to Hlberta Realty Co Telephone 141 2 Lots facing east on Coutts St., within one block of Central School, each. Terms Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block PHONE 290 A 1 Section of Land near Stirling at per acre. cash, balance 5 equal annual payments. A nnmter of Im- proved Farms listed for sale on easy terms of payment. Call and look our list over THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, Bryan Lethbridge Good Houses on: Easy Terms j Money To Loan Freeman, Macleod and Graham Phone 173 LETHBRIDGE ,P, C. Boi 679 It wasi taken Bow Island coe Road, while riding a run down by an automo- bile and little hopes are 'entertained for his recovery. The Old Glory Well (From the Herald's Travelling Correspondent) Bow Island, Aug. Herald'.? travelling correspondent today visit- ed "Old Glory" gas well. There is not much to see. Of course as a person descends the hill into the val- ley there is a fine view of the wind- ing, shining river and the valley be- yond. At the foot of the hill is the residence of the two pump men ,who keep the pump going night and day to pump the ,water from the river, j four miles to the tank at Bow Island station. There is a telephone line between the station and the pump house. .Every train that, passes stops and waters there, even to the Soo- Spokane flyer, so the pump is kept busy for the traffic on. this line is now heavy and trains are frequent. The pump is operated by a Fair- bank Morris gas or gasoline 25 h.p. engine. Natural gas from the Old Glory well is now used to run the engine, and for fuel and light in the pump house and residence. Only an ordinary inch pipe line conveys the gas from the well to the pump house. Three regulators re- duce the pressure. It is 800 pounds at the jwell -which is reduced to 450 pounds and again reduced to 130 pounds and again is reduced to two pounds, which is sufficient to run the engine and furnish fuel for tho stoves and light for the lamps. You can distinctly heat tlie gas whistling near the well and at the regulators, and at one of the regulators you can smell the escaping gas quite strong. Yet there are no notices up for pass- ers by to beware of lighting matches or lighting their pipes, and the trail to the ferry-'passes quite close to the gas well. Of course some have heard of the arrest and nine days' confine- ment of the man who carelessly lighted a match a few weeks ago and set fire to the escaping gas, and such no doubt be cautious. .But at Cleverville a farmer lost his long whiskers by, innocently lighting his OF CANADA tat art IMMM totts Eictri You have no guarantee that you will always be able to do your present work, or make your present income. It is wise., in lay aside a certain amount regularly, and build up a reserve fund. The'best way to do this is to open a Savings Account in the Union Eank, on which Interest will, be paid regularly at highest current rates. It will lessen your worries, and increase your self-respect. Lethbridge R. Andtrson. Manager. Stirling F. Managtr. Grassy Lake W. Baillie, Managtr. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO ESTABLISHED B.Jt. WALKER, President ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Mintjer Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED AT ALL BRANCHES DRAFTS AND MONEY ORDERS sold, and money transferred by- telegraph or letter. COLLECTIONS made in .all parts of Canada and in foreign countries. iii.it FOREIGN BUSINESS. Cheques and drafts on the United States, Great Britain arid othervforeign countries bought arid sold. 123 Lethbridge Branch C G. Oourse, Manager FJRE INSURANCE. 4r 4r 4, 4r FARM LdANS'AT 8 PER CENT. pipe ten feet from years. Inline garden at the. pump housip is a fine collection of vegetables, 'ca'bbage, cauliflower, ,beans, corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, watermelons, pumpkins and The gently flowing river furnishes splendid boat- ing and good" fishing. Pike, gold, eyes, pickerel and sturgeon have been caught by patient. fishermen. But Damping parties should remember, the danger wells if they value their liberty. Fully, modarn house to rent. Close in. 'per month. For sale, very cheap, new cottage, cash and balance very easy. fr The H. Macbeth Agency Two Lots on the main busi- ness street in the thriving town of Pincher City, Alta. Size of each lot SOftxlSOft. These lots are Downed by a party who' must have some money, and will be sold at a big bargain. One or both of them will be sold for half cash, and good terms will be given on balance. For full particulars apply to Calvin Matfield ROOM 1 OTT BLOCK LETHBRIDGE LUMBER CO. Wh6lesale Dealers in Building Material Lninber. Shingles. Lime. Cement, Plaster, Brick, etc. Special Prices on Elevator Cribbing E. G. Fir Flooring and No. 1 X5X Shingles Telephone 379 FARMERS! Before buying a new wagon for tne coining harvest you should see'the v NEW MOLINE, FAIRCHILD and NEW DEAL WAGONS Highest Grade Lowest Prices Saunders Ifflce iri dr. Firi lid Cupteil Ititcts P.I, mm i. ;