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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, ft, LETnnmDGE PATT.Y A Good Thing will Not Last Long Dominion is selling very rapidly. You will be, sorry when spring comes Mint you we're not one of Mio early investors in Hiis property. Every lot a building- proposi-, (ion, high, dry, and level. Use a little foro-sighl, mid buy Gall at our ollice .or phone 12U5. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald PREMIER TELLS WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED Exclusive rights to dispose of lots In Subdivision (i, Block 1 at a price and terms that ought to Insure their Immediate disposal Ihese lots are situated on 6th Avenue North and 6th Avenue A Si, ,m 13lh Straal- Prices from J29C to fSSO.OO with terms of 550.00 down and balance of 520 per "splendid opportunity for anyone securing close- i.vpw are North Lethbridge Realty Co. NORTH LETHBRIDGE PHONE 536 Without Money and Without Price 2' "V0 lnlles C113t Of fold, in the world-famed Winter Wheat district, of acres broke, three miles of fence. You can have this section of land for one-half of. Seven Crops, if you are the right man, and have got the otuflt to do with No interest, no price on the land. Just a straight one-half ol seven crops. Who's it? O. T. LATHROP Block Farms Lvant Fire Insurance Money to Loan CHEAP HOMES a room, 2 storey house, on 1-2 lots, near Oalbraith terms. 576.00 cash, monthly. Five roomed, fully modern cottage, on one lot, half block from car line, 52300.00. cash, balance in five years. The C. B. Bowman PHONE 1412 POST OFFICE BOX 531 Splendid Opportunity For The Small Farmer or Market Gardener bare a few in acre irrigated garden tracts left close to tlio Experimental harm. Here Is a splendid opportunity for the small investor. Price per Terms cash, balance over '5'0'1''8' Wlt" l'UCre6t ll S'X "Cr J. Harris Company REAL ESTATE AND Steamship Agents; C. P. R. Labor Agents and General Employment Agency. Room 3. BEGIN BLOCK. Lethbridge. Mr. Sifton is Busy Boosting This Sunny Province in England I'rcmler Sifton is boosting Alberta while In London. Scarcely a day that the great metropolitan dailies do not contain something about the province. Tho Urcnlng Standard published the follo'ivlng story from the premier un- der the caption, "Two Towns in a The lion. Arthur Sifton, prc- 'mier of Alberta, who has just.arrived in London, speaks in terms of the wonderful growth of Alberta. It is perhaps difficult to grasp tho activity existing In the province, but some Idea or the rapidity of Its de- velopment may be gathered from th" fact that last year acres wer taken up by settlers even- day the year, and that two new town sprang into being each week, whll for every school day in the provlnc one new school was opened. "I said Mr. Sifton to one o our representatives, "that we ma legitimately describe Alberta as th 'wonder child' of Canada. With Sat katchcwan it is the twin youngest pro vince of the Dominion, and it occupies i greater area than any country ii with the exception of Russia a matter of fact, it is greater In rea than the united territories o lermany, Franco, and Austria-Hun ai'y. H is more than twice the size f Great Britain and Ireland. "1 have always said that all Al- erta required to make the utmost se of its natural resources were facilities and settlers. And are now finding both. The prln- ipal railways running through Al- erta are tho Canadian Northern, the anadian Pacific, and the Grand runk, and by the end of the year we mil have added another 700 miles rait within the province, which ves us a higher proportion of in- than any other province in the ominion. How Populaiion Grows for settlers, during the past ten years the number of people en- tering Canada with Alberta Tor theii destination was roughly Las year, however. we broke all records the total number being Ten years ago Alberta could only boast of inhabitants. Today we about Every.day villages are brought cultivation as well 'as the linineniie possibility's of the fut- ure, can be gathered from the fact that the total area now under culti- vation for grain is acres. In 1907 the total yield of grain in the province was bushels while this year bushels have been gathered 111. Experimental Farms "Tile Department of Aericillturi. Is now operating seven demonstration Innns in Alberta, and at three of -hose farms schools of agriculture are lelng started where a'u up-to-date iractlcal agricultural education will ie given to boys, as woll as courses in lomestic science and household econ- 'my for girl's. The farms, too, pro vide all settlers with Infovmatlon free ol' charge. "Among other of Alberta's natural advantages Is the natural gas supply. This Is now properly piped and laid out. and In the district bounded hy Medicine Hal, Lnthbridgo. Jlnclec-d and Calgary, all villages, towns'anc cities can bo supplied with light, hea and power from this source, and man} of the farms along hundreds ol miles of line enjoy .the same aiivnn. tages. Large fields have been dlscov. also in tho northern portion of he province, which will socn be util- zcd in the same way. "In addition, there is an endless chain of coal running under almost he whole bitu- minous coal, and rea- sonable distance of every part. Min- ions of tons have already been taken out, and mines already excavated that would supply the continent for gen- erations. "Water powers along (he western slope and in almost every portion of the northern half are magnificent In extent, and many of them easily util- ized. These three sources of power- coal, natural gas and tee the future of Alberta as a great manufacturing centre." OWING SECRETARY'S AB. SENCE THE FINANCIAL RE- PORT WAS NOT GIVEN Macleod, Dec. E. Rhodes' lany friends entertained him at the ilvcr Grill last nignt. At p.m. ancing began, and was kept merrily oing until a.m. At 12 o'clock a in Macleod, The annual meeting of the Macleod District Agricultural Society was! held Saturday afternoon in the town i hall. President Dercnsie was re-elect- with W. C. Bryan as secretary. A discussion followed on the financial statement, occasioned by the late sec- retary; who left town hurriedly sonrc >ime ago, and the hooks have not yet divi'l' 'lii'im'rKTS ll'nl; still hold them is nor H mK 'm of "fcoort for Greece an' "octant Ih.u the common aims which Bulgaria. Don't Pay Rent OR HIGH RATES OF INTEREST We Will Loan You Money TO BUILD OR BUY HOUSES TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES TO IMPROVE REAL ESTATE We GUARANTEE the time when Tour in- debtedness will be paid off opening evenings. Write, phone or ca'll. International Home Purchasing I Contract Company, Limited LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: Suite 1 Dominion Block Phone ISO- growing into towns and towns de- eloping, into cities. "Our position in Alberta, therefore, is secure, and our future must be a great one. We can say that the p-ro- possesses natural advantages vhlch no other territory in the Do- minion can claim. To begin with, :he ciimaie is magnificent, and our titlc of 'Sunny Alberta1 is justified to the full. The spring comes much earlier in Alberui than it does in tile most easterly portions of the prairie .'provinces, and the winter is ably milder. The high-lying lands Iargcr and ''eltpr than an> Alberta have restored to thousands year' health which they thought they had irretrievably lost in other countries. "Excluding rivers and lakes, the acreage of Alberta Is am] some idea of. how the land is being just been completed. Many the congratulatory remarks for Ernest, who leaves on Monday for a promo- tion in the service of the Hank ol Commerce at Calgary, lie has been in Macleod for the past four years, Mid is today the most popular liankcr THE VERY LATEST The double-breasted, belt-backed ulster with shawl roll collar, which rolls up as shown in the illustration Smart and Serviceable We are exclusive agents CORNELL TRAVIS Opposite Alexandra Hotel RELIABLE CLOTHIERS. delayed the many buildings in H5 Macleod, and 1913 Allen's friends will be de- lighted to hear that he is recovering from his severe illness. 'Uud-.'age of by all, and every effort is he- will i ing made to have all enclosed, and revi-jthe. outside wort completed, leaving the inside finishing to be done. i users so far liiut no fault with it as fuel, the only people grumh i are those who have to wait so Building permits for November were! for institution. Whether from want of he largest or that month in the his- material or men is not known. I ton or Macleod. riic fine, cold days! Mavor Sicdman's familv will leave [December 10th for Caliiornia, Salt Lake City. They will return May. Mayor Stcdman will join them Geo. Scougall and party leave for Los Angeles this week, to spcm Christinas at his home, and rest ler his heavy year's work. WHEN WE GET OUR PENSIONS CANADIANS IN NEW YORK HEAR ELOQUENT SPEECHES LAUD- ING THE EMPIRE Xew York Cily, .N'. Y-, Dec. 7. hundred and lilty Canadians and their guests sat down at Dehnon- K. Lemieux, Ottawa; Dr. J. A Mc- Donald and Fred 11. K.C., of the Empire Club of Canada' 1 oronto E. W. Villenctive, president 01 the Carticr Centenary C'has. R. Hamilton honorary president Of the association of Canadian Clubs, and F. H Mu- I'ev, K.C., Montreal. LOST HIS LIFE SAVING FAMILY New York-, Dec. B. lion- dell, a lawyer, after rescuing his wife ind son from their burning home in the borough of Queens early this morning, lost his life in an attempt o save his 1-1-year-old Lil- ian. The girl also .perished. Mondell wakened by smoke, first carried put us wife, who had already been over- ome. He then returned and rescued 12-year-old son. Neighbors nt- empted in vain to prevent him from -naking a second trip into the burn- Ing house to save his daughter. When bedroom. BAH: WHY DIDN'T HH ENOUNCE HINSETLF BEFORE WILSON wflS ELECTED COULD i BE ASSURE.P THflT THE CONTRIBUTION WASN'T TAINTED I MIGHT ACCEPT A PENSION: WHATS TH' DIFFERENCE- IF i DON'T GET A PENSION HAVEN'T I COT A JOB DEBS-'NEVER SHALL i wcc A FROM CARMEC.IEL ITS IN WASHINGTON NOW OH.WCLI.; THEY NEED MORE. THAN wt DO: HAVEL. REFLECTIONS OF THE CARNEGIE PRES1DENTIAI ca s last for the annual dinner' ....c.i if the Canadian .Society and ames were extinguished tho inspiring speeches from distinguished j daughter were found, dead men from the old home country and m pach other's arms on the floor of a from representatives of the new snuth Hon. Rodolphe Lemieux in respond- ing lo the toast oi "The j aroused much enthusiasm hy his de- j clarations as a French-Canadian o! the unalteral attachment, ol his peo- iple to British institutions, while oth- er speakers also dwelt upon the same subject and on the unbroken and un- breakable friendship which does and must exist between the two great I branches of the English speaking na- tions. I Only one .lircct reference, that by I Hon. Otlimct, u-as made to the pro- I Posed Canadian addition to the Brit- isli navy. The president of the soci- I ety, Rev. Dr. Charles A. Katon, how- ever, when the orchestra struck up "liule rose and invited- nil to join in, rf Cana- jdians have been strong in shouting 'that Britannia rules the when it did not cost us anything. Let us join in all the stronger now." I'r. A. McDonald in his ad.lress, cxpressivl the hope :hat Canada would one day rule her own fleet, but made no other reterenre to the navy, those who mine from Can- la.ia for ihc JA, Ouimct, Montreal- A House Snap Six room fuiiy on 26 feet by 127 feet, intide property, price off for cash. This is a I wo story house and although not fancy, it will make a soot! warm stubs! .intial ing man's home. Good plumb- ing, etc. The Dowsley MnlKg-jj Land Co. Sherlock Bldg. 7th St. lion. Kodolphc ;