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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHiRIDQt, AtTA. TUESDAY Illl OF CANADA CapUil, Rest 4ivi4e4 Profite Exceed Doers' claliei AUiey triers, payable in all parts of Canada and the TJuite'd at all 'Branches. Drafts and Telegraph Transfers issued. Exchange bought and sold. Special attention given to Banking by Mail. SavllfS AetMUlS may be started. with deposits of or upwards. Interest at highest current rate paid four times t year. CTHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manager. OPEN LETTER To War KAISER IS WELL Wil helm shoe1, Aug. William -rodu in the forest this morn. ing which [act proves a.s unfounded tht! widely published report that he was suffering from a severe injury to one of IUB legs. A BAPTIST UNION St. John, Aug. The Convention of the Maritime Baptist Union yester- day adopted a resolution in favor of the constitution of u Domini'm 'Bap. list ''union. TO RE.SURVEY FERNIE Fernie, B. C-, Aug. Porter, city engineer, with a force of men is b silunJy tor the Opera House arrived making a complete new survey of _ Coleman C'oleinun, public .school hero opened toduy for the autumn term. .Mr. Samuel Aitche.son recently of Ottawa, is the new prin- cipal in Mr. Aitcheson ar- rived in town on Saturday last and likes the thriving appearance' uf Cole inun very much. Miss K. lleNabb arrived Cole- man on Sunday morning and re- sumes her position on the teaching stall here today. The new cui-tains which had been ordered some time ago by L, A. city and laying out the streets pro- perly. WESTERN CANADA COLLEGE The (Calgary Albcrlan.) friends of the Western Can- ada College in the west, and they are many, -will have -rejoiced to learn of the splendid .success scored by its studt-nts at the recent McGill uni- versity preliminary matriculation ex- aminations. Fuller particulars have recently come to hand from the prin- cipal, MacRae. From this we learn that the first among the col- lege boys, A. W. Geddes of Calgary, was seventh among 603 candidates, with a percentage of 83.5; that the second lad, G. H. Holmes, was 18th; tjjat B. McDonald of Edmonton, and S. Jackson of Wetaskiwiu, were each 55th. The majority of the candidate.? from the college -made over GO per cent., in" fact eleven of the sixteen did so. Out of 22 sent up 16 passed. The.past yea-r was in many ways the very best the college has had. There were 100 enrolled and as results have thcv 'jiVsrs the bsst ztuilsntH the college has ever had since it be- gan its work in Calgary. At present the carp'.-ntors are busy making a large addition to the resi- dence building. When this work is finished the residence accommodation will have been more than doubled, so that for the coming year the col- lege will bo able to receive 25 boys in residence. The academic building is capable of holding 150 in its class rooms. The gymnasium build- ing promises to be in better shape than ever. While lie was away, Dr. Mr.cRae saw some excellent work in model- ling, wood carving, new methods in drawing, etc. Ft is proposed to add those to the curriculum of the col- lege for the coming year. Now that Alberta University is es- tablished, the Western Canada Col- will prepare students for it, as for any of the others in Canada in- cluding the Royal Military College. It should be bi-tter known that there is in Calgary this institution that in its jiimtv form it receives' boys from of agi-; in its higher forms, boys are carefully train- ed with a view to find tlu-ir bent or inclination; that if they incline to business, they are passtd on fitted to tin- commercial form of the colh-pr. which js under thi> cure, of wcp. rts in shorthand, etc.; ami that they are prepared for university matricula- tion. last week and were put up on Fri- day morning. They make improvement in the appearance of the hull. In the centre of the outer curtain is a large painting of Crow's Nest Mountain, six feet by twelvel This is surrounded' by advertising matter which covers the entire bor- jUer, the effect of which is very artis- tic. The second curtain which is al- Iruost six feet back from the outer one contains a street scene of an ancient Roman city and is a work of art. The buck .curtain is stationary, and contains a painting of a large gar- den-scene. It has the effect of giving distance to the stage and in size is fourteen by twenty-eight feet. The work on those curtains cannot be surpassed anywhere in Canada and the appearance of the stage is indeed very complete. Mr. Manly ordered the curtains through an agency in Chicago. They are a credit to Cole- man and the purchaser is to be con- gratulated. Ur. .J. Westwootl returned Sunday night from a two weeks' holiday trip to Grand Forks and other points in British Columbia. >ast week has been visiting Miss Ouimette. returned to her home at Red Deer today. Somerton of the photo man, has pitched his tent on the va- Canadian South African Voterane The majority of South African vol. untw.'s from the Western Prairie pro. vhtci'8 have been living in that coun- ty for many years incluuiiig those spent here before enlisting for the South African War. They have seen a large share of the rapid and wonder, tul growth and progress of the coun. try west of the' Great Lakes and they have come to -realize that this is the last great world's garden, men who love the opin and can by a few months of out door life secure them, rtflvt-s a lifelong heritage. To the Canadian South African Vel- tin: Volunteer Bounty Act, 1908, makes this opportunity more than .loubly a valuable one. It is safe that in a very few years, com- paratively speaking, there will prac- tically be noil'.- of this valuable land eft for grants or free. homesteads. One must bear in mind that millions md millions of dollars are now ng .spent in putting railroads over and into evi ry nook and corner of this enormous territory. The ciipitull- sts and investors who are putting .hese vast of money into the work realize the future of the great prairies and the enormous wealth must follow m a few It is, as they know, the last G-reat Wist, the only tmct of fertile lands in the world today that is left where fr- a homes may Ix1 secured by :hc men who can and go in and win it. Under the Bounty Act a veteran's ordinary homestead privileges are Tiot with. If he does not ?xercise these lights as a British subject, somebody else will. It is the uxperiencf; of homesteaders in the West in the past and at the pres_ snt time that if his land is not worth from to per acre after he" has completed hiri duties and secured his patent, it is b. cause he has shown remarkably poor judgment in select- ing his land. A simple calculation show what this means to a vet_j 3ran or his substitute, who has a concession of 320 acres in addition to his homestead right. Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of RAM LAL'S PURE 'TEA COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCK and' DE- LICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yetf IT IS PURE! Ram Lai's Tea is sold only in LelHbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD. O lite Coaliale Restaurant Is the place to get a good Square Meal. Everything new and clean.. Coliinbii Usturut's Old Stand Coaldale Block. Short Orders at all Hours t t Place Your Orders for cant lot next to Ouimette Wright's store and is open for business --.n f.'olcnian for the next weeks. M. E. Jones and wife of the 4.1 Meat Market visited Michel Sunday. Mr. .Jones reports some fires still in the vicinity of MicheJ. Granum Cranum, Aug. shower of rain, weather fuu; aiu' warm. Cnn siderabfe spring wheat cutting start- ed today and by the middle of the cutting will be general. Mr. I'at hns started to ImUd n. new residence on -Ith Ave. It is to bo two storeys. Last, week a cowpuncher from out irast stun ed ;t xviUl rampage, all the SiuiK- ;is in the ohK-n days, Think took his measure with IKHV! in a restaurant for which Mr. Chink had to go ihantable output of the jiiue at the rate of five cents per toa. Every of coal ruining righu which are cot being operated shall 'urnish the district Agent of Domin- on Lands with a sworn statement to ,hat effect at least once in each year. The lease will Delude the coal mining rights only, but the leaee may permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con aidered necessary for the working ol the mine at the rate of 510 an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary oi the Department cf the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent ol Dominion Lands. W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. ICE CREAM 5ofi Uruiis rrnl iiu UjuitCuuHcfj j "BUDD" REED -Successor to Or. "W. H. Keed Phone 211 Progress Brand Garments are designed by one of tlie highest priced artists in the country, and made by the best paid tailors in Canada. No wonder Progress Brand Clothing looks so well and holds its shape so long! Progress Brand Clothing HAS MOVED Across the street to the building vacated by the Singer Sewing Machine Company Patrons will fiml the City Bakery in a better position than ever to cuter to their wants. Fly Time Is now here We can do your odd vork in Screen Doors and Windows and do it as you wunt it Screen Doors Screen Windows Once made to fit your win- dows or doors they are good for years. OAK OF PLASTER OF PARIS Just Arrived WM. OLIVER'S PLANING MILL Office, Yards and Factory: Car. KGlifil 2ri BOKfG 5TKETS Telephone 158 WANTED servant once-. Mrs. J. Bote, corner Bartlett 8U. App'j Dttffcrin anc 212-C MADAME NORMAN Pianist .t Bijou, disengaged afte Saturday 22nd. Can accept even ing town or countrj Howard Uouite, St. 11 Sold and Guaranteed by McKELVIE- McGUIRE to tiie ordinary homestead and extra 160 acres of land, in a certain area. On this additional homestead or pre- emption the settler has to perform his duties and he pays- the- Government a very low price of an acre. On the Veteran's Grant of 320 acres he hari only to do duties equivalent to the IGO ncn.-s ordinary homestead Requirements. Therefore as a basis of value for the mere soiling purposes, his rights to the additional 320 acres is worth more than the nominal Gov- ernment price of pre-emption, an aero or in all. Rut when it is considered that with six months' residcnc each of three years and cul- tivation, all of his holdings becomes worth from to or per aero, one cnn readily realize that the selling value of the Veteran Grant of 320 acres is actually worth in cash at the pn.'scni time from to an ,tco. The Veterans of this Association ex- tend tlvir greetings to th> for Hall Marvin, new. Cost Will sell for as I Iiavc no use [or it. K. N. Barker, Cardston. 214.G SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even nuuiDerea section ol Do minion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and 2G, not reserved, may be homestead- ed by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18'years t age, to the extent of one-quarter action of 150 acres or less. for entry must be made n person by fche applicant at a Do- Lands Agency or Sub-Agency or the district in which the land is itucte. Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain condition? by the father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister of au in- ending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence BRICKWORK WANTED nrtuh. wfllitcu uy {jTa man, bak ;rs ovens a specially. Ad- drees Boi L.. Herald Office. 212.6 FOR SALE Five roomed cottage on Burdett St Apply 620 Burdett St. 201-0 WANTED Position by competent .stenograph- er. Over five years experience, gooc references. Apply Box E., Herald Of fice. 215.6 TO RENT Mrs. Baldi-rson would likt; gentle men for room and board. Apply two [living with the father (or upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farming land owned solely hy him, not, I'jsa than eighty acies in extent, ia the vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet thia requirement. (3> If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) of a homesteader has permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, uot less than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in the v.cinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence unties by storey house Ward. MAIL CONTRACT The University of Alberta STRATHCONA. ALTA. Classes open Sept mbet 23rd, 1908 Courses offered Idling to B.A. an B.Sc. Degrees. Four scholarships of each open for competition at the Matric- ulation Examinations in SepVmber. For particulars vrrite the President of the University. SUathcona, Alta. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. SEALED TENDERS addressed to the Postmaster General will receiv- ed at Ottawa until noon, on Friday, the 18th September 1903, for the con- veyance ot His Majesty's Mails, on a proposed Contract for four years, twice per week each way, between Bowville and Lethbridge, via Barrhill, to commence at the pleasure of the Postmaster General. Printed notices containing further information as to conditions of pro- posed nviy be seen and blank forms of tt-nder may be obtain- ed at the Post Offices of Bowville Rarrhill and Lethbridge and at the j office of the Pcvst Office Inspector, i D. A. BRUCE, Post Office Inspector Post Office Inspector's Office. Cal- gary. Aug. 7. 1903. Financial Agents. Fiscal Agt-nta Brokers. for ALBERTA SHORTHAND SCHOOL Try a Four Months Course at th "Alberta Shorthand and Typewritin of Mr. Stevenson's in 2I5-O WANTED To rent two or three furnished or unfurnished rooms suitable for light lousckeeping. Apply Box D., Rerald (4) The term "vicinity" in the two preceeding paragraphs is defined aa meaning not mote than nine miles in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement. Office. 216-6 to ac- (5) A homesteader intending perform his residence duties in cordance with the above living SITUATSON WANTED A middle aged English woman ed by himself must notify the Agent would like situation as working j for the district of such intention. Apply P. 0. Box 581. Six months' notice in writing must 216-1 DRESSMAKING by the day. Mis Sinnn, Road. North] Ward. 216.6! ROOMING HOUSE Furnished and unfurnished rooms. Apply John Oar.tin, Hill Block, be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W. W. Deputy of the Minister o! tho Interior. publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. Dnfferin St. 205.0 WORK BY THE DAY Miss Katie Rlano has -returned and is prepared to go out to work again by the day. 216-1 All Standard Handled Royil Coilferies LU. j 51-52 McDougall Block, Cal- gary, and see the results. Terms un- usually moderate. Fall term opens HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. August 31st. students. secured for SCAVENGING Any pprson desiring a scnvonger waggon or closets clcaurd can have same 202.26 E. P. leaving orders with j c-o Police Station. 74-O' 210.0 TEACHER WANTED Teacher wanted (female) for N> w. lands School District No. 1145. duties 10 commence Sept. 1st next and to '.o the end.of term, inting experience, what n-iti salary expected. CAWDRON, Box 426, Lethbridge; Apply PICK THIS UP QUICK 480 ACRES CHOICE FARM LAND SOUTH OF See COALDALE, ONLY MUST HAVE EQUITY IN CASH. For this and other bargains Bros. Ott Block Lethbridge ;