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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, December as ALL LOTS CLOSE IN And very desirable, no low, >vet or marshy The farthest out lot is 9 blocks from School and 5 blocks from Main Street, and there are only a very lew lots in this entire towfisite. over 3 blocks from Main Street. 1 A chaiifce ti buy at such'low-jpricesj in in groraig town; that become Rail way centre. Aii: safe: iuid Iii the very heart of one and best agricultural oi ail of of the richest and west agricultural aistricts oi au inil northwest of Keginxaiammles sou th of Battleford is mg town DIVISIONAL POINT OFTHE fci-iii-i TrnnTk1 Me of its line to Battleford, also tlie termin- ILJ.-lli.1V X .1 -11 r the Canadian Pacific's 'Situated as to mercial city railway ceiitre of lls IRast The L Stage '_ ._ is true thJi ted a house in is today town. It tas cher sfeops, drug business houses-all Inland prosperous. U-Biggar optician, the Domr Laiids Co barber shop, tailoring establishment, L... .S---__-i. ir fo i V just authored the for %ater WorfeSysteni be aiiy.'question A Distributing: Point debenture J nd all tiffs. >iihiii two yeans. Can there its its'" location, arid railway are such ihat 'Beggar must eventually become a most im- portant-distributing ptitot-' MinufectuTers are -c'uick to recognize suca conditions; and will build v'-arehouses in which to, store their merchandise, and from which goods. will be distributed. Already tie Afassov-Haxris Co. has built 'a warehouse at is. SrterWory s.urrounding and .tributary to Bxggar. The cecurity Elevator Co. has erected, a large- ele- vatoi-. and is now handling- the grain in this local- Biggar AS A Wheat Market It is estimated that -there were between 000 and bushels of wheat harvested m the district of Biggar last year, and those in .position to know state that there will be several acres of "round planted next year to every one that was under cultivation this year. Biggar is the natural market tor the wheat, and other farm produce rais- ed in this district. Business for Biggar Merctoiits The farmer will find a ready market at Big- for his grain, vegetables, cattle, bogs and other farm products, and this will be the fanner's trad- ing place. He will purchase his supplies at-.Eig- building materials, farming etc. This trade in itself assures the Biggar Merchant a prosperous business. It is a divisional point on the Grand Trunk pacific, whose. shops and round houses here employ a considerable number of men, who. together with trainmen -and their f aiuil- ies will live at Biggar. and will -spend their money with Biggar Merchants. Employees of factories, mills and manufacturers, who will have branches at 'Biggar, will make their bomes at Biggar. and will contribute to the prosperity and wealth -of the community. BIGOAK LOTS WILL An investment in only one, of the best, but one of the safest investments. 9 .'-Biggar "'realestate -should, and, ..undoubtedly will, double in value "within the next year. Prac- ticaily "withojit any exception investments in town' lots at "first prices make big'money for the in- vestors. w You undoubted y have in mind, or if you stop to think, you will recollect many -times that yo.u could" have purchased lots ia this place or that place when It was as Biggar. is prices which _if you had accepted would have made you independently rich. Those who purchased lots, not 20 or 30 years ago. but -only a few years ago in Calgary, Edmon- ton, Regina, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Lethbridge and other Canadian Western Cities, when were- no larger is, of these towns atthe beginning had any better ad- vantages than Biggar has seen their investments douole in value many times. For which sold in Moose Jaw for are today worth from to each; lots In'Lethbridge that sold for from to ?500 aro 'today valued at from" tS.OOO to ?15.00G: Lot 1 in block Tun "Melville." IVES sold in August, 190S, for The. following December this same lot was soid for in cash. Investments, made in Towns with the right kind of and the right kind of -resources. aad the-right kind of people behind them will surely paying investrdcnfsV -This, is the kind of a town that Biggar-is. Towasite off Biggar _ -above- 3aap -shows. Biggsrs aailway ,Tiie. present and lots now "being of- located ,in shaded.-Sectioa. The startias at Grand Trunk Pacific Station And 1 c-birtiniaijig to a poiot oet'sreen 5 and 6 -on the is main street. There are ,3 rows laid out on eadi side .of'.Maia Street Gfan4_.i'Truak'" Pacific-iStatipn. and' 'northern limit is 6th Avenue. The new .School'is ilaia Street, jus? "School is -9 ihe distance from tia" to" the Grand Trunlx Pacific Station. -121 Blocks., The lots in th'is Townsite, now being offered, are the most desirable lots in Biggar to- and.-'jnust he the most valuable --when Biggar becomes a City; MR. J.. LUC KEY, SECRETARY-TREASURER OF BIGlGAR, __ Writes, under Nov. 14th, 1910: "Biggar.'s assessraen't- valuation, is abo.ut 000.00, arid many new holdings in course of eon- aria others being arranged for nearjy every weelc. .The country round Biggar is first class farm- ing iand, and is just beginning to develop. Those "who-are settled here, are Canadians, Americans and- British. Many have r-jjpnie in this season and" worked ivonders on ''the rich -prairie land. Land that in the spring was 'vrHd-, marked "with is' noVturned worked up ready for seed in the spring. This- shows what kind of hustlers these settlers are. The Grand Trunk is building a line from Biggar to Battleford. and the i'rom Biggar to Calgary has been surveyed. In a "few" years this will De a. great railroad totvn, and in connection with being situated in the heart oi. great agricultural country. Biggar will be one of the importaat cities of Western Canada, aa4 a great railway centre. Biggar has a great Limire, and everything 10 jnake it one of the lead- ing Towns in the West. We have the goods and can back it up." (Signed) J.LCCKEY, Secrerary-Treasurer. BIGGAR BOARD OF: TRADE "of Nov. vw-ltts: point out "the many ..reasons why, a City of of that -riot perhaps in evideaee, an.d are looijek pyZtye average person for they only as a', da, Railroad, the '-assures' its- future, 'but to -me a line going out from here to with cI Cuti% here "To "Calgary, makes" ms "pur. advantages that nsxa-ii'vax. and capital that will eventually be the.grea.- development and future of ThV difference "between the cost _ot tion and'the market prices credible-'.tq one accustomed to 'aM There _ growing.anytiiins and eveirythiag here. The having his inning.BOW, and it is the. profit -thdt has made the' Town in our 'West, and, o -make them. Of. course, .the great to be made to other crops and products of the farm "Sverv branch of farming here will yield big- :Here are.. some facts and- figures, regard-, cost of production and market yield 200 to -no -Kraiiser no.cotatxs ougs, P_o- are even planted during breasmg, ;everr third, turrow 'being planted, turned" over them. In most countnes that I know considered insane _- plant in Otis manner and would be wt aud time for he wouia.uever hear from them again. Yet, right here I have seen- crops of potatoes -grown by this Cenainlv this shows that our soil is most .fertile and producuye. Cabbages, Beets. Turnips, -Onions and all vegetables grow here and yield big crops and the 'market is .practically unlimited for them, anf4 --tM-iHg hiah prices. Chickens from 75c to 90c apiece. .Turkeys 25c to SOc a pound and from 40c a dozen. Compare this.-aith coaditwas and results- elsewhere. Milk lOc to I2c a quart. Slum, feed can be had or produced very cheaply. 'Hor long" will. these conditioms' continue. J.ust as long as people continue to flock to our AA'est and keep -up.. Aad, this soU will still be pro- ducing when we are no more, for it seems to be unlimited in extent and fertility. "There is money acre for everyone if they only half fheir woric Villages --Hong these lines cannot help but. duplicate ,and surpass the records of bur arize towns, such as Saskatoon arid. Edmon- loa It cannot be otherwise. These conditions ap- plvJto' a large portioa of the' West, but nowhere to'a -reater extent than here at Biggar, because ot- the soil's fertility and its special adaptability .for mixed firming. S. E. SHAW. Board of Tra-de. ftlii 1) joncS o.f two rices :raxe" lofc' each: looxom, "T-liese lots Mam Street and-fr -biocks.fr6m j Si 50x140 feet -80 ins :iime 'JiOO' eacb: 20 corner each, liiformatioii to .Owing to the small number of lots' available.' .at.Biggar, apprehejided.tliat'.maiiy applicaiits will'he disappointed, -therefore: lets will be ailbted ir. order in which Thar, all persons may have ah we authorize .The telegraphing of applications, at.-our expense. Messages must state1 -whether comer lots are desired, and'we would suggest that a second choice given. For would suggest-that measages be ,wor4e4 in the following corner-iot Biggar ?130; second choice, inside On-receipt applications by. telegraph we will reserve, and answer by tele- Taph giving nuniber of lot and block reserved, on receipt of which, purchaser should forward re- bj" insil. Lots reserved by tele- graph will not be held beyond the time necessary Forreini.ti.ance to reach us. In ordering send post >fflce order or postal note, bank draft or accepted and these should be made payable to the Commissioner, Grand Trunk Pacific. Address all Telegraxns and Requests for Information to: International Securi i Biggar Dept, 644 Somerset Make all Remittancea to t910. I f 1 Application Blank for Purchase1 of Lots LAND GRAND THUNK pAClFiC RAILWAY COMPANY, Somerset Buiiding, Winnipeg. Man: I hereby application to in Bigger, Saskatche- wan, at s" Total authorize you t-o se-ect f-or me the best or tbe Jots remaining unsold ar the price. As first payBseat on the auove lots, t hand ypu-Jjerevc-Jth reraitrance of being one-tenth the total purchase price. sgree to pay the remainder in nine equal psyraents of a- sfonib, for rconUia. It is understood thav {he Title ic lots must, be clear -and Indefeasible, and that no interest, wni bo charged" on deterred payments, and no taxes t.ntiJ 1312. Please malic out and forward TO me your formal "application TO pnrchase which I and return. NAME.................................................................... P. o. ADDRESS discount of 5 per cent, allowed for payment in.fwH wifeh application. Agents Wanted Exclusive representatives for Lethbridge District, for sale of Grand Trunk Pacific Lots 1 3rd Avenue and 7th Street Sherlock Block ;