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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday. Ikceuibtii- TITK MStliBRIPflE DATT.Y HERALD A Good Thing will Not Last Long Dominion Square is selling' very rapidly. You will be sorry M-licn .spring comes dial you were not one of the early in [his properly. Every lot a bnihling proposi- tion, .high, dry, and level. Use a little fore-sigl.it and buy now. Gall at our olliee ,or phone 1235. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED Exclusive rights to disiiocu.uf lots In Subdivision's, Blick 1, at jirice and tonns that ought to Insure their 'immciliuCe disposal. These lots are sitimtc'd oil tlth Avenue North and 5th Avenue A. North, v.'ithin J50 yards oC llith Street. Prices range from to 53SO.OO each with terms of 550.00 down and balance of 520 per month. This is a splendid opportunity for anyone securing close- in property with the price and terms right. There are only 12 lots, so get in now if you want one. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 536 NORTH LETHBRIDGE Without Money and Without Price Section Township 2, Range 23, five miles of Wool- Ford, in the World-lamed Winter Wheat district, acres broke, three miles of fence. Yon can have this section of land for one-half of 'seven Crops, it' yon are the right man. and have got the otuflt to 'do'with: No interest, jio price on the land. Just a straight one--half of seven crops. AVho's it? O. T. LATHROP tvm Lindi Stafford Block Fire Insurance CHEAP Money to Loan, HOMES 6 room, 2 storey house, on 1 1-2 lots, near Galbraith S76.00 cash, J25.00 monthly. Five roomed, fully modern cottage, on .one lot, ualf block rrom car line, cash, balance In flve years. The C> B. Bowman Agency xCADIA BLOCK. IfHONE PHONE 1412 POST OFFICE.BOX 531 Splendid Opportunity For The Small Farmer or Market Gardener We have a fevr in acre irrigated garden tracts left close to the Experimental Farm, .Mere is a splendid opportunity for the small investor. Price per cash, balance over a imrlod of nine years, with interest at six per cent. For further particulars apply J. Harris Company ---REAL ESTATE AND Steamship Agents; C. P. R. Labor Agents arid General Employment Agency. Room 3. BEGIN BLOCK, Lethbridge.. "At piraeiit the differences hold them logelher. Salontki is difidc tlipm arc liccoiiiini; more im- the apple of discord foi Greece and Iiortant that the common aims which Bulgaria. PREMIER TELLS 3 Mr. Sifton is Busy Boostin This Sunny Province in England rreuiicr Sifton is boosting Alberl vhllo in London. Scarcely a day tlia ho great metropolitan diillies do .oiiiMin nbout the province I'lie Krenlug Standard published the ollo'wing story from the premier dor Ihe caption, "Two Towns ii .The Hon. Arthur Sifton, Ibc lire nler of Alberta, who has just arrivei n London, Bpeaks in glowing terms if the wonderful growth of Alberta. It. is perhaps difficult to grasp thi ictivily existing in the province, bti :ome idea of the rapidity of its de- may be gathered from the act that last year acres were akon up by settlers every day he year, and that two new townh prang into being each week, while or every school day In the province 'no new school was opened. "I said .Mr. Sifton lo one of ur representatives, "that we may egitimately describe Alberta as tbe vonder child' of Canada, with Sas- atchewan it is the twin youngest pro- ince of the Dominion, and it occupies greater area than any country In iurope, with the exception of Russia, s a matter of fact, it Is greater rea than the united territories of ermany, Fntnce, and try. It is more than twice the size Great Britain and Ireland. "I have always said that all A I- erta required to make the utmost of Its natural resources were ansport facilities and settlers. And e are now finding both. The prill- pal railways running through Al- irta are the Canadian Northern, the Pacific', and the Grand ruuk, and by the end of the year we lall have addc-d another 700 miles rail within the province, which ves us a higher proportion of in- case than any other province in the omiuion. How Population Grows 'As for settlers, during the past i years the number hroiiRhj into cultivation as well the Iminoiiso possibilities of the fu urn, can'be gathered from fn that the total area now under cull vntion for grain Is acres. I 1907 the total yield of train in th province was bushels will this year bushels liav been gathered In. Experimental Farms "The Department of Agriculture i now operating seven dcmoiiBtralio farms in Alberta, and at three o these farms schools of agriculture ar being started where an np-to-dat practical agricultural education wll be given to hoys, as well as courses ii domestic science and household econ orny for girls. The farms, too, pro vide all settlers with Information fret ot charge. "Among other of Alberta's natlira advantages is. the natural gna supply This is now properly piped and lait out, and in the district bounded by Medicine Hat, Lethbrldge, Maclem nd Calgary, ail villages, towns am ities can he supplied with light, heal nd power from this source, and man f the farms along the hundreds o miles of line enjoy the same advau- ages. Large fields have been discov. red also in the northern portion ot he province, which will soon be util- ed in the same way. "In addition, there is an endless haln of coal running under almost le whole bitu- linons coal, and rea- onable distance of every part. .Mill- ens of tons have already been tak' ut, and mines already excavated that ould supply Ihe continent for gen- rations. "Water powers along (he western ope and in almost every portion of 10 northern half are magnificent in xtent, and many of them easily util- ed. These three sources of natural gas and e the future of Alberta as a great anufacturlng centre." WING TO SECRETARY'S. AB- SENCE THE FINANCIAL .RE. PORT WAS NOT GIVEN Dec. 3Ir. 10. Rhodes' any friends entertained him at the Ivor Grill last night. At p.m. ncing began, and was kept merrily ing until a.m. At 12 o'clock a ring Canada With Alberia for their stlnalion was roughly Last ar. however, we broke all records, e total number being Ten ars ago Alberta could only boast inhabitants. Today we have about 450.000. Every day villages are mptuous repast was served in the parlors. ot sih.L.r wWch ,mve Don't Pay Rent OR HIGH RATES OF INTEREST We Will Loan You Money .TO BUILD OR BUY HOUSES Q. TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES O TO IMPROVE REAL ESTATE JLf A' We GUARANTEE the time when your in- debtedness will be paid off Otfice. opening evenings. Write, phone or call, International Home Purchasing Contract Company, Limited LETHBR1DGE OFFICE: j Suite 1 Dominion Block Phone 1507 .._ growing into towns and towns de- veloping into cities. "Our position in Alberta, therefore, is secure, and our future must be a great one. We can say that the PTO- possesses natural advantages which, no other territory hi the Do- minion can claim. TO begin with, the climate is magnificent, and our title of 'Sunny Alberta' is justified to the full. The spring comes much earlier in Alberta than it does in the most easterly portions of the prairie j provinces, and the winter is consider- ably milder. The high-lying lands of Alberta have restored to thousands health which they thought they had irretrievably lost, in other countries. "Excluding rivers and lakes., the acreage of Alberta is au-d sonic idea of how the land is being; just been completed.'-.'Many were the congratulatory remarks for Ernest, who leaves on Monday for a promo- tion in the service of the Hank of Commerce at Calgary. Me has hren in ilacleod for the past four years, and is today the most popular hanker in Macleod, The annual meeting of the District Agricultural Society was 1 held Saturday afternoon in thu town j hall. President Dcrcnsie was re-elect- with W. Bryan as secretary. A discussion followed on the financial statement, occasioned by the late sec- retary, who left town hurriedly sonre time ago, and the books have not yet shown transactions enough to bal- ince. Directors for this year will rep- ___ j resent the various districts surround-i age of by all, and every effort is be-1 in 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 RELIABLE CLOTHIERS. Oppo.ite Alexandra Hotel ft delayed the many buildings in con-, December for California, via struction, but (lie past week of sum-'Salt Lake City. They will return in iner weather has been taken advant-JMay. Mayor Stedman will join them ing iMaclcort, anil 1913 exhibition will j ing made to have all enclosed, and be larger and better than any prcvi-ithe outside work completed, leaving oils .year. John Allen's friends be de- lighted to hear that he is recovering from his severe illness. Building peturils for November for institution. Whether from o: the largest for that month ill the his-i material or is not known, tory of iMacleod. The.fine, cold days I Mayor Htcdman's family will leave only the inside finishing to be done. Gas users so far find no fault will it as fuel, the only people grumbling i-are those who have to wait so long WHEN WE GET OUR PENSIONS BAH: WHY DIDN'T HF. HIMSELF BEFORE WIUSON WAS ELECTED COULD i BE ASSURED TWAT THE CONTKIBUTIOM WASN'T TAINTEP I MIGHT ACCEPT A :----------------TN if- I PUBLIC1TEE- r- Dees- 'NeveR SHALL i A PENSION FROM CARrJec.rE. WHATS TH' PIFFE.RENCE. IF i DON'T otT A PENSION HAVEN'T I GOT A JOB January. Geo. Scougall and party leave for Los Angeles this week, to spend Christmas at his home, and rest af- ter his heavv veer's work. E. Lcmicux, Ottawa; Dr. J. A. Mc- Donald and Fred B. Feathstoonaugli, K.C., of the Empire Club 'of Canada, Toronto E. W. Villericuve, president of the Carticr Centenary Chas. R. McCullough, of Hamilton, honorary president association of Canadian Clubs, aail F. H. Mar- key, K.C., Montreal. LOST HIS LIFE SAVING FAMILY. CANADIANS IN NEW YORK HEAR ELOQUENT SPEECHES LAUD- ING THE EMPIRE IN WASHINGTON NOW OH, WELL', THEY HELP MORE. THAN WE DO'. BC-SlDEi WEL HAVE. REFLECTIONS OF THE CARNEGIE PRESIDENTIAL FUND York City, N. V., Dec. hundred and liity Canadians and their guests sal down at Dehnon- ca's last for the annual dinner >i the Canadian Society and heard nspirinjr speeches from distinguished nen from the old home country and rom representatives of the new south. Hon. Rodolphc l.cmieux in respond- ig In tlie toast of "The aroused much enthusiasm by his de- i-laralion.s as a I'rench-Canadian o! jlhe unalteral attachment of his peo- ple to British institutions, while oth- er .speakers also dwelt upon the same subject and on the unbroken and un- hre.akalilc friendship which does and must exist between the two great branches of the English speaking na- tions. (Inly one Jirecl reference, that by (Hon. Ouiinet, was made, to the. pro- posed Canadian addition lo the llrit- navy. The president of the wir.i-l 'fly. Hcv. Dr. Charles A. Katon, iitm-j ever, when tlie orchestra struck up "Rule rose and inviiedj all to join in, remarking, "We dian.s have been strong in shoiitinc; that Britannia rules I he, waves when it did not cost us anything. Let us join in all tlie now." Dr. .1. A. jlcilonaid in his address, expressed the hope I hat Canada would one clay rule her own fleet, hut made no other reference to the navy. those who came from Can- a.ia for the occasion were, Jlcil. A. Oiiimct, Montreal lion. Kodolphe -N'en- York-. Dec. B..JI. dell, a lawyer, after rescuing his v and son from their burning horn the borough of Queens oaily morning, lost bis life in an ntlaknJSs to save his 14-year-bld lian. The girl also perished. Jloidriip- nwakened by smoke, first his wife, who had already bee a "ofASf- come. He then returned and r'y ouretl his 12-yeaT-oId son. NeighWayTith tempted In vain to prevent making a second trip into trap Ira Hon- ing house to save his >'ou the flames were .extinguish? It "costs father and daughter were fou in each other's arms on the f Fact, bedroom. aHrlt (liven iclens for it that sum nil in during A House Sis room fully modern on 25 feet by 127 feet 'ippHanrep property, price nnd sho forcash- This is a two story lit is nenrh- n although nol. fnnoy. it wh n good snbstantlnliv? put ing ins, etc home. The Dowsley Land Shci-lock Blilg trial Is on can mske on' such n you trouble for the Phone 5-'i COMPANY HV York City. Book and Trial ;