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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta WE-HAVE JUST RECEIVED KxeliMlve rights to dispose of lots in Subdivision 11, at'a prlco and IcruiB that ought to Insure tholr immediate, disposal, Thesis lots uro Bftuutod on (ith Avenue North uud Etli Avenue A. N'ortii, within ISO yards of Kith Ktreet. Prices range from ?29ij to fKSO.OO each with terms of down and balance of ?20 per nioiiih. This IK a splendid opportunity for anyone! securing close- In property with the .price and terms right. Thorn are only la lots, BO got in now if jou want one. North Lethbridge Realty Co, THE LKTHBKIDGE DAILY NORTH LETHBRIDGE'' To Exchange Farm I.anrl w. A beaiiLiCitl ten ncro irrigated tract, in the Spoltano Valley near Po.st Falls, Idaho. Five acre bearing orchard; good seven room house, good burn and complete. One mile to tifgluit Grudu School. Good ideal home place. Do you want it? O. T. LATHROP IMPORTANT PROJECT IS ON FOOT AMONG TOWNS OF THE SOUTH Farm Linda Stafford Block For Sale Two choice lots on kuic lacing cast on ISlh SK, 'iSoii'frli, :'iii Block L. each; terms S175.0Q cash, balance 6 and .1.2 months, at 8 per cent. Loans, Insurance and Keal Estate Alberta Loan and investment Co. Office 41ti-5th St. 8. Phone 1214 Fire Insurance Money to Loan CHEAP HOMES f> room. 2 storey house, on 1-3 lots, near Galbraith J75.00 cash, monthly. Flvo -roomed, fully modern cottage, on one lot, half block rrom car line, cash, balance in flve years. The C. B. Bowman Agency ACADIA BLOCK. PHONE 1IM, Phone 1412 P. O. Box 531 J. Harris Co. i REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE Steamship "C. P'. R.'Labor Agents and Gen- i'.eral Employment Agency iROOM 3. BEGIN BLOCK LETHBRIDGE Below The Market 4. luls in Block 129, at eacli: terms o liits in Block L; at each; terms. A. V: GIBBONS PHONE 1425 Room "D" Balmoral Block IS THEIR IDEAL BRITISH LABOR MEN WANT RAIL. "NATIONALIZED (.'aiilston, Dec. agitation is on at present to amalgamate tlic Ag- ricultural fairs of the towns of Ma- gfutli. and Ciirdsioii idea of amalgamation originated Hen the enterprising secrc tary Of Magrath Agricultural Society and the proposition is being taken lip enthusiastically by tlie secretaries m oilier towns. The matter ot pushing Ihe enterprise has fallen largely on secretary, .1. Card. Mr. t'ard bus communicated witli F. T. I loll and W. Tail of Haymond, in an effort lo have the matter final- ly decided for Haymond the annual meeting of that society. The wisdom of the move will be seen in the sug- gestion that a lair shall he held in each town only once in three years. It is believed that in this way an agricultural lair can he made to pay rather lhan go in the hole as all of Ihe three arc doing at present. In this way south-western Alberta will be put prominently on the map and a price list will be possible that will compare favorably with Lethbridgc ami other large towns and cities. The expense of running a large fair will he little greater than a small one. Threshing is iairly well done in the Cardston district. West oi town there are a few stacks still waiting, but all grain can now be said to be safe from any weather conditions that- might prevail. The Board of Trade arc busy still with details of the business relating to the shipment of Ircight tor the S. Reclamation service. It is hoped that soon everything will be settled and the stuff coming in. A few local land sales have been re- ported this week indicating that the public eye is still on Cardston matters of real estate. ALSO own BANK MANAGER AT WlNNEBAGO, MINN., IS SHORT IN ACCOUNTS Point, Ga., I Jot-. Parker, former cnBhier of the Hank of Commerce, in Winntliagti, Minn., in H signed confession, ndtiJiited to- iiislH n shortage ol' in hlK ac- counts, told of his flight from the Minnesota city, where he left ;i wif and three children, and of his mnr I'iage in Georgia to Miss Florc Bauer, a Cleveland actress. Parker made his confession before a notary public, and Mayor John Johnson, of West Point, at whose Htigation this banker was arrestet while Hying here under the namc o: Charles A. I-ong. Parker owns a mo picture show here. Parker mar ricd Miss Bauer shortly after ]jc came to Georgia last July. According to the detectives, the prisoner said his accounts in ot Commerce became short last April, because he had signed note for friends, which had not been paid. Realizing the bank examiners would liscover the shortage, according to he alleged confession, the prisoner took iii cash and came to Geor- gia. He 'went into business at West Point under the name of Charles A. Long, and a short time later was mar. ried in Atlanta. Officers say Park- er insists his shortage is Tlie prisoner, it is said, has ex-1 pressed a willingness to return to! Minnesota to face the charges ag COALHDm Adjoining the Lethbridge Collieries on the East Upwards FARMERS DO NOT PATRONIZE I THREE THERE ON SATURDAY Chicago, Dec. Snlilic alm vegetables, but the >rcsidcnt ol the British Coal .Miners'! i supply was not sufficient to satisf) Calgary, Dec. market Saturday had three fanners in at tendance. There were several house holders present, wanting to purclias lowl and other vegetables, but tbe was no suicen to sntisf) nictation, an address.-today alj the demand. This state of affairs lie Chicago Federation of Labor, in! must change, or the mRrketi will vhicli he declared the nationalization a decided failure in Calgary. he (le if the coal mines and railroads Gi-e.it Hritain was now the object of irlish labor unions, 'file coal strike ami tlic. railroad strike taught us that though we might put the machinery or the L'n- Ali through the summer there lias been a decided lack of interest taken In the local market by the farmers of the district, the citizens, and the city council. Never since the suitable building lias been built, and the ne- ited Kingdom out of business, it was ''essar.v space provided for an excel our ivivcs and children who market, has the square on mar- lie said. "We have decided to change ket appeared active, nor have our tactics and work to-have the con- "lore enough farmers there at trol of national necessities taken out, ono time to make it possible for ot Ihe hands ol Apparalus for direct connection with a city's water mains by which'1? its water supply can be sterilized by market can be called an tin ultra-violet rays from mercury vapor. venture, and a market ii lamps has been invented in France, j "nmo half a. dozen housewives to get, wha they wanted. .Never has there been crowd of buyers present large encng to be noticeable, and the result i ainst Mm. Parker was arrested at the instiga- tion of Mayor Johnson, of West. Point Mayor Johnson noted the resemblance between Long and a Boater offering reward for tac arrest of the Minnesota banker. Parker's actress wife is said to have made the following statement wh she beard of the alleged confession: "If necessary, 1 will return to Win- nebago with my husband. As H. w. Parker, he may have had another wife but as Charles A. Long, he is my hug! hand. Lots ONE FIFTH CASH Balance per Lot per Month NO INTEREST i OFFICERS ELECTED LAST NIGHT AND PLANS MADE FOR AG GRESSIVE CAMPAIGN OR HIGH RATES OF INTEREST 111 Loan You TO BUILD OR BUY HOUSES TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES TO IMPROVE REAL ESTATE (AMERICAN NEWSPAPERMAN SAW I MOCH HERE TO COMMEND TO AMERICANS We GUARANTEE the time when your in- clebtedness will be paid off Office opening evenings. Write, phone or call. International Home Purchasing Contract Company, Limited UETHBRIDGE OFFICE: Suite 1 Dominion Block Phone 150" Tribune.) ll is an indisputable fact, that Ca- nada is drawing a heavy toll from our list of American farmers each year. There is a reason for Ibis. She is putting forth every inducement to at- tract our cilizons. The permanency of all her enterprises, civic and other, wise, attract sober-minded people. Many of our own states can get point- ers on city building from our Canad- ian cousins. The city of I.ctbbridge, where the recent Dry-Karming Con- gress was held, is but seven years old, yet it has a population of nine banks and seven schools, with in tile last eight months Lethbrklg has pul in and operates, owned, ten miles of street railway. In time two miles of streets were paved. The city spent In all this year for Improvements, The not able thing- is that everything Is built with a permanency that will endure for time to come. A foundation is luid for one of (be greatest cities of Ihe Xortbwest. Let us profit by such successes and give ihe hard, steady pull for thu growth and development of the American North west that it The annual meeting for the election of officers was held last night in tht r. 0. O. F. hall, for the purpose of el ecting officers for the ensuing term md much rivalry existed in the com letitlon for the different positions rom the Chief Ranger's seat down o the leaser offices, manifccting the nterest that exists among tbe mem- era In the progress of the Court. 'After the election, a programme of .'ork -was drawn up for next year, con- isting of many important items for he advancement of Forestry In this istrict. An organization committee appointed for ibe purpose of in- itutiilg several new courts. Among ie list will be a juvenile court in con- ection with Court Star, which mat- ter will -be taken up after the first of the year, and all boys from Ihe age of ten to eighteen years, will be eli- gible for membership. Owing to A. R. Dupen. O.C.R., meet- ing with an accident, he was unable to be present, and in bis absence, E. li. Hooker presided, and at the con- clusion of the meeting in a brief speech stated that be was 'ivell pleas- ed with the results, believing that tbe members selected ivere as an effici- ent set of officers as could have been chosen to carry Hi., banner for the coming year, and under their manage. nent. he could see no reason why For- :stry should not torse ahead. Over 120 Lots Sold Only a few more left at these prices A. J. BLACKBURNE CO. ACADIA BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 1084 P.O. BOX 282 Or A. M. Watson's Store on the Property. Following is a list of officers: Pest Chief Hunger, B. R. Hooker; 'bief Ranger, 0. Cblswick: Sub-Chief Anger. X. N'aylor: Treasurer, T. hort: Secretary. T. 11. Fjeetwood; Rec. Sec., A. J. Scott; Sr. W.. E. II. Jr. W.. A. Arnold: Sr. U. C. Hooker; Jr. Bd.. H. Barnes: Trustees, Hage! and A. lx Dupcn, IX C. H.: Auditors, Clarke. 1C. K. Hookd and F. C. Uossitcr: Medical Officers, Urs. A. Mc.N-aily ami C. C. Oragg; Pianist. A. H.. Hneguire: dele- gate lo District Court. .1. tx Clarke, P. C. alternate. ,N. Naylor; Super- intremlcni of Organization, .1. E Clarke: Master of Ceremonies in DC ;rec Work, .1. 10. Clarke: Superintend iiii. of Insurance Department, Thos II. Flee (wood MAN BOUGHT A BLACK CAT'S EAR TO MAKE HIMSELF IN- VISIBLE A Good Thing will Not Last Dominion Square is sellino- verv rapidlv. on will lie sorry when sprintr conies iliat you were not one of ihe earlv investors in this properly. Every lot n building proposi- tion, hijrli. dry, and level. 1'se a lirt.le fore-sio'lii and buy now. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald Chicago, Dec. A. Pup- isky, a Polish banker-conjurer, re- cently released frouv the house oi cor- rection, where he was scut by .ludge l.andis to serve a six month's sen- tence ior selling invisibility oint- ments and love charms, was arrested again lonight. He sold Anton I.oko- riiz, a fellow countryman, a black; cat's ear to make him invisible. koiitz gladly paid S25 for the charm! and put the car, according to dircc-i titms, in Ici'f waistcoat pocket, j Coiuidenl (if his invisible stale l.o-! koriiz then entered a saloon, with! the proprietor of which he was not! ion friendly terms. Making sure the J clinnn was in place, he stepped behind I the bar and began lo help himself to hot I led goods. The bartender imnic-' diatHv hustled l.okorily. into Ihe Mrcr-t. "Why, you can't see me. How did you know I was there V" I saw you all right. Keep out of admonished the bartender. l.okoritz went to Pupmisky's homeJ thinking something might be amiss. I He did not see the conjurer, but was met by a w oman who heard his coni- plaint. I "The trouble is that you should' have a magic bran. The cat's ear is no good without the she said, l.okorilz bought a bean ahd return- ed to the saloon. Xo one noticed him and he thought thai this time he had tbe right magic He went behind the bar again, but was descried without Jiflirully by Ihe bartender, who eject Jed l.okoritz more cnei-gi'tically than before, so that he had several bruises lo show the police when he made his i compliiinl. j Anolber purchaser of a black cat's car is sought by tin- police to testily against the conjurer. This man bouglif i black cat's ear and was run oveii loon by an automobile. The man diet not make n complaint, his friends said, because he -was invisible and could not blame the chautltut lot not seeing him. MISSED THE NET Vancouver, Dec. a llfj wing net in a practice jump at No. 2 Fire Hall. South Vancouver, Captain -harles Smith was today very severe- y Injured. PATRIOTIC CHINESE Vancouver, Dec. thousand'' j dollars have been subscribed by Van- couver Chinese to aid in financing a. I military regiment to drive the Rns. I sians out of west China. Must Sell n lots. Sixth Avenue North, wot! located, nice buildings around snme. Price for quick sale. Terms HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN Reward offered for Informa- tion leading to the conviction at parties destroying our signs. ihe Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Bldg. 7th Stf ;