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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, August 28, 1912 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Page 8 Many Shrewd Outside Investors Are Buying Lethbridge Property For inside residential or subdivision property MITFORD & COMPANY Alberta Loan and Investment Co., Limited Real Estate Loans Fire, Life and Accident Insurance FIFTH STREET-PHONE 1214 A Genuine Snap Two lota and splendid 3 room shack, with city water, on 12th St A. N. Prlo� $800.00 enh, or S860 term*, with 1-2 catti, balance' to suit North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE SSS Fine Insurance : : , Money to Loan Late MM 7, Block 12, $3,000 each. One-qufrrtar cash, balanoe 1, 2 and 3 years. The C B. Bowman Agency ftOAOIA BLOCK. PHONE IMS. Oiva us a trial for thoaa harveat^men you are needing. Satisfaction T. H. Stagg& Co. Employment Agency JOHNSON ELK. Phone 1327 LETHBRIDGE For aale 160 acres, close to Tabor, J25.00 per acre. Terms 98.00 rpar acre oa*b, balance crop payments. t Somo zaollent buys In Letbbridge property. See us before buy-MB ola^whare. T.H. StaggiCo., fcmployment Agency JOHNSON BLOCK LETHBRIDGE We Have Just Listed Soma good buys in both city property and farm lauda. gee \ oar Mot before investing. Alb�rta-Brit.ib Columbia Land Co. Ltd. \ -Capital S80.0SO tS^SHaPtaafc awHaWng Phowa 71* O- L. KIMBALL, Manager SECURITY INVESTMENT CO., LIMITED Fine LAND MERCHANTS Jnawranoo Money to Loan it, MuM Biock, Lothbridao. Phono 76B. Roam ME, Tomplaton Building, Salt Lake City, Raymond Alta., Phone 5. Cheapest and Best Buy in the City Fire Lot* faring north, on Seventh Avenue Sleuth, on sewer and water; near Fifteenth Street South; short time only ......... $3*750 Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Bloek Phone 1212 Special Bargain For 20 days in good business property CORNER RE DP ATM AND 12th St.,-SO feet on Ave., 125 feet on �Inset, has good 8 room fully modern bouse, rented for 146.00 per * BJnnth. TWa is without doubt the best buy in the city today. Price 11,000. Terms 14,000, balance in 6. 12, 18 months. is & Ransom NANTON ALBERTA NEW DAYTON WHEAT IS NO. 2. FINE YIELD AND PLEASING GRADING-THRESHING GENERAL IN THE DISTRICT New .Dayton, Aug'. 27.- The Miami Farming Co. have something over 10,000 bushels of wheat threshed and part, of this has been hauled and put. in the elevator for shipping- The 'Sunny Belt Elevator is handling the grain and Mr. Low, the manager, reports that the entire crop will go a good No. 2. .1. C. Neilson was perhaps the first to cut spring wheal in New Dayton district. This farmer has had grain in the shock, for more than a week. The Miami Panning Co. arc also cut-tingspring wheat, and by the time this budget is issued nearly all New Dayton farmers will have cut some spring gr^ain. Threshing is now general throughout- the whole district in winter wheat. G. H. JVloreland has threshed for R. W. Risinger, the Iowa Farm, and also his own. Kessler Bros havfe had their machine working in their own grain and are fairly well through with winter wheat. Art Kessler is cutting his own and will pull out to do custom work this week. Spring wheat is turning out much better than was anticipated in the early part of the season. Herbert Busch, of Brookville, Ohio, speaking wich the Herald representative, said that on his farm six miles east of town he was figuring on- 3,500 hush-els of grain, but will now get 5,000 bushels. Mr. Busch has had this land for two or three years and it has been worked by Kessler Bros. Louis Peterson Drought in a good sample of No. 2 wheak last week and reports that he has some 2,000 bushels ready to deliver. In addition to the two elevators, Jones & Dill's, arid the Sunny Belt, J. JV1. Wetham is buying for himself, G. W. Mackenzie [or the Cardston Grain Co., and K. Millis for the Taylor Milling & Elevator Co. .1. R. McKay, of the local store, in crossing the track last week fell on the rail, injuring his knee, and eon-lining him to his bed for four days. Mr. McKay was endeavoring to cross before the north-bound passenger, and it was a fortunate thing that the track on which he fell was not the track upon which the train was running. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Prcsbj'lerian church, met Thursday-last at the home of Mrs. A. .1. May-nard. Mrs. Maynard read a paper on "London" and Mrs. .fohn Cress one oa "India." The usual number of ladies were out and a pleasant afternoon was spent. F. M. Riches left on Saturday of last week for McKay's ranch, where he will spend two weeks prior to the opening of school here. Mr. Riches is making satisfactory reeo.very and it is anticipated will be ready for -work in a, short time. Among the visitors to Lethbridge fair were : II. Skitter, A. l.'orton, V. .1. Morrison, II. Kjllor, I. V. McKay, T. Mangan, C. T. Cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Geo Rusk, Miss Lottie Webb, B. H. Greeno, and C. 1. Ma-hood. Miss Pearl Whitsel was a visitor to Lethhiidge last week, a guest, of Mrs. Lawrence Campbell, Miss Whitsel also visited at the Barons home during her stay in Lethbridge. G. H. Low, of Cardston, arrived in 'New Dayton on Tuesday of last week and is now in charge, of the Sunny Belt elevator. Dr. McCallum, a medical doctor from Krestjiand, Ohio, is In New Dayton looking over his land miles northeast of town. II. Ostlund, g.ime warden for district, was here on Thursday ing licenses for duck shooting. Mrs. Smith, sr., has been visiting her son Frank Smith, at Macleod, returning on Tuesday. Mrs. T. J. McKay, who has been ill, has recovered and is now able to be around again. II. Lane and ('. Inglehart, of Warner, were New Dayton visitors on Sunday last. n\ .1 Morrison has been from Tuesday to Thursday at the Lethbridge. lair. FIXING ROADS AT MILK RIVER WORK ON TRUNK LINE TO BOUNDARY 18 PROGRESSING NICELY Milk River. Aug. 20.-Dr. \V. M. Anderson had a hurry call Saturday morning to Or. Patron's ranch near Coutts, where .Mrs. Ration was ill. It was found in (he afternoon that appendicitis from which she had been suffering had turned to peritonitis and that an immediate operation would be necessary. The patient, was immediately prepared for a train journey and was taken to lethbridge on Saturday night, accompanied by UK Anderson and Dr. Pattern. Immediately on arrival Dr. McNally performed the operation, removing the appendix, and Mrs. Patton is now making satisfactory recovery. It was only nineteen hours from the time Or. Anderson was called until the operation was over at Lethbridge. Ccnsi-derable work has been done on the road half a mile east oJ Milk River, putting it In a first class shape. Work on th* trunk line from Lethbridge to Coutts is also progressing rapidly and has been entirely finished a.11 the way to Stirling. Next year will see it completed through to the boundary line. It is estimated that in th-e .Milk River distrist .there are from 50,000 to 76,000 bushels o." wheat threshed. Lefflngwell began work on 100 acres on Saturday. In 1-14 nearly all the cutting, is done and wheat is arriving at Milk River in a steady stream, necessitating the loading of cars every day. Mrs. R. B. McCreary. mother of Miss McCreary, of the Milk River Trading Co.'s store, Mrs. W. W. McDonald, and Mrs. (Dr.) W. M. Anderson left of Tuesday of last week for Saskatoon, where she will visit her son James from which place she goes to McGregor, Man., on her way to her home in Arnprior, Om. Ed. H*rvie had the third finger of his left hand so badly crushed last -week in the cogs of a binder that the member had to be amputated. Mr. Harvle will be able to use his hand again in the course of a few days. Mrs. Alex. Leroque is back from Minnesota, and Mr. Leroque has built a small house on the outskirts of town, where the family .will live. F. M. Warren has1 began work on the new house which .1. Joch-em is buildfng beside Fitzmaurice's home. Miss Sears of Cardston, aunt of Dr. W. M. Anderson, is visiting at the doctor's home at Milk River. Milk River is experiencing the same �difficulty as several other school districts in Alberta. No teacher ibas yet been secured for the local school. Miss Jefferson is here from Ontario, visiting her brother John in 1-14. CENTRALIZING THE UTILITIES four this issti- WILL USE OIL AS FUEL Victoria. Aug. 27.-President Chamberlain, of ihe G. T. P.. announces that, his company has definitely decided to use oil as locomotive fuel on the Mountain section. The company is^in possession of largo arena of oil lands, which will give thom a perpetual supply. Eventually, it is hoped to use oil on the? National TruiiBcuiilin ental section of U\8 road. MANY DUCKS ON STIRLING LAKE ONE MAN SHOT 100 AND ANOTHER SHOT 25-MR. STEED'S WINNINGS Stirling, Aug. 20.-R. M. Watson, manager ot the Taylor elevator here, was very ill last week and' required the services of Dr. Keillor. Mr. Watson was alone when taken ill and had to get up himself in order to get, some one to send for a doctor. A. M. Steed of Stirling received the first prize for the best two bushels of Alberta Red wheat, winning also the -silver medal donated by the Canadian Bank of Commerce. R. H. Johnson and one of his men shot 100 ducks on the Stirling lake on Friday morning. On the same day O. H. Degener got 25 and several other Stirling people from 10 to 20. C. B. Perkins, who has been managing the Crown Lumber Co. at Parkland,' returned home on Monday and went to his farm east of Stirling. The brother of 10. O. Bergeson has arrived with his family in Stirling-, and lias taken up his residence in the old Lipton real estate office. Miss N. W. Watson was a visitor in Medicine Hat this week, accompanying Mrs. Wm. Fisher that far on her way to Ontario. While at the Hal .Miss Watson was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Glinkie. Mrs, Win. Fisher left, on Thursday for Clinton, Out., where her mother is seriously ill. When she left she did not expect to find the sick lady alive. CHARGES OF ILL-TREATMENT Ottawa, Aug. 27.--The Labor depart ment is investigating the charges made against the G. T\T. to the effect that the railway consir^ictioii employees were being subjected to ill-treatment, and that through lack of proper precaution being taken, a number of men were drowned. Mr. McNiven, fair wage officer of the Department, is now going over that section of the road, and makes the charges the subject of a report to the government. WISE MOVE AT CARDSTON FOR CONVENIENCE OF PUBLIC-NEEDED IMPROVEMENT Cardston, Aug. 27.-It is alleged by-people on the hill, end of Taylor St. that, there has been some' clever work done in the manipulating of political wires of securing public utility for the portion of ihe street in the vicinity of the creek. With the change of government the post office was removed to its present position in the Spencer block, and now news comes that a telephone gang is at work removing the telephone office to the building in1 the same block. The situation of the post office is of course determined by the parly in power at Ottawa, while the telephone exchange is located by the ruling power at Edmonton. Some one in the south ward has managed things cleverly. The, new telephone service at Wool-ford is much appreciated by the patrons of the line. Goods may now be ordered by telephone at. the local stores during the business hours of the day and left to be called for by the farmerB at some convenient place. The value in a rural line will also be seen at the grain shipping season. Several Cardston people have complained to the Herald that there is po box for the disposing of parcels when the wicket is closed. The mail arrives so late at night, and goes out so early in' the morning that some people have made complaint that between this period that there should be some aperture into which large parcels of mail may be dropped..  C. E. Snow and family left on Tuesday morning for Salt Lake City, Utah, where they are to spend the win ter. The Alberta government have asked Arthur Perry for the grasses from his exhibit at the exhibition at Lethbridge fgr use in the provincial exhibit at the International Dry Farming Congress. Mr. Perry has consented. Heber-L. Marker brought into Cardston this week from his farm at. Hill Spring 17 miles west of Cardstcui a stool of Preston spring wheat with 130 spikes to it. This will measure up favorably with most of the exceptional stocks which have recently been written about. J. J. Galbraith and Chas. Powell of Pescan, Mont., have been in Cardston for a. couple of days. Mr. Galbraith is figuring on Cardston property as an investment,and will probably buy town lots. Cardston has received the men which were needed for work in the harvest fields from R. .1. Daly, commissioner for Alberta in the city of Winnipeg. Orders for help may be left with the secretary of the Board of Trade, J. V. Card, at the Card-Hanris Land Co. Cardston Agricultural Society has made arrangements for several excellent vaudeville attractions for the Cardston fair. These will be put. on before the grand stand and will be something novel at the agricultural tair..south of Lethbridge. Mr. But chart of Paris & Bnt.chari, tinsmiths and plumbers of Magrath, arrived in Qardston on Monday night and on Tuesday began the work of putting the cornice on the new Central block. The Card-Harris Land Co. nave taken out a license to buy wheat and have alrea-dy secured some lO.OOfl bus. The company are preparing' for a large wheat business, this fall. They will buy throughout the whole of Alberta. Several entries have been received by the secretary for the musical festival to be held in Cardston on September 20 and 21st. Fifty dollars' worth of nrusic has arrived to be used for the competition. A petition is being circulated asking that, tne post office, be moved from its present location in the Spencer block to the bottom of the hill at W. II. Steed Co.'s store. J. V. Card Jr.. secretary of the Board of Trade, was at Lethbridge tair two days last week and -while there arranged with the Board of Trade for a supply of men for harvesting at Cardston. Last night Cardston council sat as a court of revision at the council chamber at 7.,'10 o'clock. ( The regular priesthood meeting of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was held on Monday night in the meeting house. Horace Aldridge received word by telephone this week- of the death of his rather in Salt Lake City. Alvln I. Bennett, of Kimball has bought a house and lot valued at $1000 from J. E. Lane. Third Avenue Business Site--3 lots block 14 $24,000 Revenue Producing ASQUITH & LINDSEY Heal Estate & Financial Brokers '' PHONE NOS. 118S. 1210, 100*. DOMINION SLOCK. The H. MACBETH AGfcNCY Loans FIRE INSURANCE Real Estate SHERLOCK BUILDING, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 1412 P. O. DRAWER 640 Harris & Olson Agencies Real Estate Creston Fruit Lands Can. Railway Accident In*. Fire and Life Insurance C. P- R. Labcr Agent! General Employment Agency Agents for Oliver Typewriter Steamship Agents -CUSTOMS BROKERS-ROOMS 2 and 4, BEGIN BLOCK Lethbridge, Albarta We Are Going to Sell In ten acre tracts, two hundred acres choice fruit, lands at Creston B. C. and give some one the' balance of the tract, twenty-three acres. This is ideal land. Price and terms are right. Have you ever investigated Crestoo? 0. T. LATHROP farm Lands Stafford Block Farms Leant HAVE BIG CROPS AROUND W00LF0RD FINE FARMS HOMESTEAD ING LAND HELPS DISTRICT AND BRIGHT t�ROS-PECTS-GOOD GROCERS MAY BUY DIRECT Calgary, Aug. 27.--Calgary retail grocers may endeavor to eliminate the 'wholesaler and deal direct with the manufacturer. The matter was broached at tonight's meeting of the Calgary Retail Grocers' association. The contention is made lhat I lie wholesalers' profits are extortionate, and the retailer must bear the burden of Separating the public from Its money. Woolford, Alta. Aug. 27-Travellers who have been over the Mclntyre lease report that there Ms some very excellent land in the three townships which have ueen thrown open for homesteading . One traveller told the Herald this week that the township and a half on the west was very excellent land, but that that on the east was not so good. He reported that there was considerable gravel east, and that the grass in the low places is poor on account of the prevalence of alkali in the soil. Fortunately the best portion of the lease is in the vicinity of Woolford. There are some 12.-000 head of cattle ranging in the three townships, belonging moBtlv to the Mclntyre ranch and the Knight Sugar Co., Ltd. Mr. Drake of South Dakota, with his grandson, is the guest of his son, Mr. A. C. Drake, and his daughter, Mrs. S. J. Wilson, of Owendale. Mr. Drake is elated over the crop prospects in this district. He left the train at Spring Coulee and drove from that, point to Woolford. and says that in all the portion of Southern Alberta, which he has travelled, he has seen no craps to compare with those of the Woolford district. A. C. Drake, whose farm is in 23-2-1S, has imported some fine specimens of brown Swiss cows. He has at the present time two thoroughbred calves for which he was offered $100, before they were five weeks old. A'3 well as being a cattle fancier, Mr. Drake is a breeder of hogs on a large scale, having at the present time some hundred and fifty. Mr. Owen, after whom Owendale is mimed, has been a visitor at his farm east of here with his wife and his son Spencer. While here Mr. Owen received a wire to immediately leave for home. Mrs. Owen and Spencer left (he same day for Lethbridge. Several band's of horses have come across the line at Twin Lakes, and have been loaded at Cardston for shipment to Calgary. Many of them have been bought from Galbraith, who represents a large horse ranch'in Montana, running some 5,000 bead. F. J. Gumming, of the Farm Sc^ enrity Co., was at Owendale last week In connection with the large farm here of which he is manager. I have several inquiries for houses to rent, both furnished and unfurtw ished Owners- l also have inquiries for somfti' cheap lotB on eauy terms. Please call, write or phone me. Listings Wanted JOHN R. REVILL 307-6th St. S. PHONES: Office 1018; Has. 466 Real Estate, Insurance, Rentals, Money to Loan BIG SALE OF CATTLE Raymond, Aug. 27.-C. Wour-sell, of Calgary, has been in Raymond and while heire 'completed arrangements for the buying of over 2000 head of cattle from the Knight Sugar Co., Ltd. This hunch is made up of all the dry cows which the company have, some 70 bulls and 1.000 head of steers. On Monday ;;ip head were shipped and the price on these totalled ever $22,000. There Is an indication in that, the coin-. out a large part, of their cattle  �*      4      TO SHARE THE PROFITS Edmonton. Auk. 27. -Before- the city of Edmonton enters upon its next financial year, the Cily Commissioners -expect to hnvp plans formulated whereby superintendents of several of the civic urilitics will be given a certain proportion of the net profits shown by l heir respective departments, as well as lheir regular salaries. Exclusive sale 3rd Avenue Pronerty Two (2) lots close, in on the above Ave. and 4'>rii:igirifj; in over Of) a itir�iitli. Price {'or a short time only,. $30?00(K Terms. HOUSES TO RENT  MONEY TO LOAN ( ' The Dowsley - Mulhei n Land Co. Sherlock Bldg. 7th-St. ;