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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta December THE LETirinnbflE DAILY HERALD A Good Thing will Not Last Lon Dominion Square is selling very rapidly. You will ho sorry when syring conies Lliat yoii were not one of. tho early investors in (Ills properly-. Every lot a building proposi- tion, high, dry, and level. Use 11 litlilc fore-sight and buy now. Call at our office ,or phone 1235. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald MORE COAL IS A TI1K PKOP.Lfi GASPED HAVE JUST RECEIVED Exclusive, rights (o dispose ot lots in Subdivision 0, Block 1 at a lirice and terms that ought (o insure their immediate disposal Those lots nre situated on Ctli Avenue North and 5th Avenue A' North, wilhiu 150 yards of ,13th Street. Prices range 52% to K.SO.OO each with terms oC 550.00 down and balance of J20 per month. This is a splendid opportunity for anyone securing close- in property with tile 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 29, Township. Kange 28, five miles east of Wool- ford, In the world-famed Winter Wheat district, of acres hroke. three miles of fence. You can have this section of land for one-half of Seven Crops, if you arc the right man. anil have got the otulit to do with No interest, no price ou the laud. Just a straight one-halt of seven crops. Who's it? Q. T. LATHROP Farm Lanas Stafford Block Farms Loans False Reports About Coleman Mine Which is One of Best in Country Coleman, Di-f. article recent issue of the Vancouver Prov- ince tends, inadvertently or other- wise, to create (lie impression that the output of coke by the Intcrna-' tional Coal Colte company, 6t Coleman, has [alien below that ol former years and that the recent fire, which destroyed the company's'.ma- chine shops, has crippled its produc- ing power. The facts of the case arc that very soon after the International com- pany installed its coke ovens here it has .been supplying the British Co- lumbia Copper company's smelter-at Greenwood, 13. C., with all the coke it could produce, and the company is now working.under a contract, which extends for several years jet, where- by the Greenwood smelter takes the Lotal output of the coke ovens at Coleman. Heretofore the Copper com- pany has been getting what coke was needed, over and above the out- nit of the International company, rom the Leitch Collieries at Pass- burg, but tho closing down of the nines at that place has rendered H iccessary to look elsewhere, lor a supply of coke. There has been a greatly increased demand for coke at he Greenwood smelter owing to the ncreased output of copper and ar- angcmcnts have been made with he Crow's .Vest. Pass Coal corn- any, operating at Keriiie and New lichel, for. sufficient coke to make P the deficiency. The fire which destroyed the com- any.'s machine shops here a month Fire Insurance Money to Loan CHEAP HOMES 5 room, 2 storey house, on 1-2 lots, near Gilbraith 575.00 cash. monthly. Five roomed, fully modern cottage, on one lot half block from car lino, S250 cash, balance in five years. The C. B. Bowman Agency BLOCK. PHONE 1921k MEDICINE HAT If you are looking for a quick turnover, try a small investment in Medicine Hat. Call at our oflice and ive will you hdw we na.vem.-ide money for our clients who have handled this property We can deliver, if talten at once, the following lots: Six- lots corner, in good block, Cousins Sisson, cash, balance In t; and 12 months. Fivo good lots, corner in the lieraltl, cash balance In six and twelve months. Three lots, Hlock 18. North Yuil. 200 feet from Clav Products Plant. SO foot lofs. at Eight lots in good subdivision, 5175.00 each, one-quarter cash balance in four, eight and twelve months. J. Harris Company ESTATE AND INSURANCE------ Steamship Agenis; C. P. R. Labor Agents and General Employment Agency. Room 3. BEGIN BLOCK, Lethbridge. PHONE 1412 POST OFFICE BOX 531 IT DELAYED TRAFFIC short distance cast of Cliapleau early Aorlh Bay, Ont., Dec. east-; todny from some unknown cause No nound passenger train on the Cattail- one was injured, mit traffic was de- ian Pacific Railroad, was derailed a laved several hours. go, did. not interfere with the work- ings of the mine for -is hours and had no effect 'whatever -.upon the coke ovens. The pulput of coke from the International .mines is stcadilv grow- ing in volume and the year 1912, up to the close of November business, has exceeded that of 1010, the ban- ner year heretofore in the history of the mine, by some, tons. The International Coal Coke company is one of the most success- fully managed coal companies in the .Crow's Nest Hass: By careful .and economical management the mines have 'always been inade to pay and the business today is on a firm- er and more substantial footing'and the output of coal and coke greater j than at any time in the previous his- tory of the mine. The lodge hall of Colcmon Lodge No. 36, I.O.O-F., was the scene of a brilliant gathering' last night, the occasion being a whist drive and dance given by the members to wives and (laughters of Oddfellows and out- of-town members Oi Ihc order. Prizes were offered for the best whist play- ers among the ladies anil gentlemen. The former was won by .Mrs. Blais [of Frank, Miss Oraftou capturing the j booby prize. For the gentlemen Mc- i Keen Hunter ivon first honors and I K. W. Parish, by strenuous efforts, managed to gather in the booby prize for men. A dainty service of Scene of the big fire in Yonge Street. Toronto, when there were many thn hng escapes rom the Art M.tropole building. The picture showT employee just getting a footing on the cornice of the building, on the wlyl lives" "ho wcre cau9ht by flames and smoke. No MAGRATH CLAIMS THE Would Like to See One Exhi- bition South Held at Garden City Don't Pay Rent OR HIGH RATES OF INTEREST We Will Loan You Money TO BUILD OR BUY HOUSES TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES IMPROVE REAL ESTATE We GUARANTEE the time when your in- debtedness will be paid off Office opening evenings. Write, phone or call. International Home Purchasing i j vGnipsny, (.imucu LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: Suite 1 Dominion Block Phone 1507 refreshment (he hall was after which cleared for dancing as kept up until about two in the morning. Several guests were present from neighboring towns in the Pass and the event pronounced one of the most success- ful ever held ijy the Coleman loilee 'be i.VjIemau skating rink opened last night. While the ice was not in the best oi condition, still a large crowd of skaters gathered at the rink and spent a couple of hours re- learning the use of ii-c steel blade Manager Davies had the Stokes' or- chestra in attendance and the de- lightful music added not a little to the success of the opening night. -A movement is under way to or- ganize an ice-boating cliib here. Crows lake, only about four miles distant, would provide an ideal spot for this exhilarating form of amusement, anil there .ire several old ice-boat yachtsmen here who stat that they can build and sail the'win lung crart. j Saturday. HOC. M, will be pav da. lor mmens employed in the In- ternational and UcGillivray tninc< land as lhP miners worked -steady, and there has been vrrv ijttlp shortage during ,ho past month, the pay day will he one of best this year. MINORITY REPORT SENT IN Ottawa. Dec. department of labor this morning received the minority report of the conciliation board which dealt, with tho dispute between the C. P. it. and its employ- cos. If is signed by J. E. Dnval, re- presentative of the men. .Jn .review- ing tho case Mr. Dnval holds that a hoard appointed to Inquire Iiuo con- ditions such ns wero alleged in sup- port of tho strike can only bring in closes his report, which {8 brief, with the recommendation that no dlscrim- nalinn be shown ;1B regards ro-eni- Jloyrm-m of strikers, provided that services are required on date of report Magrath, Den. reports which have recently appeared In the press in relation to the holding of one large exhibition in place of three sep- arate fall fairs as at present in the three large towns south of Lethbridge has aroused a great deal of discus- sion here, and a difference of opinion seems to prevail in regards to the movement. Several influnntial members and of- ficers of the local agricultural society were recently interviewed by your correspondent, and the statement of the secretary, B. Matkin, may be taken as voicing the sentiments of the ma jority of the Magrath people in th ma tier. Mr. Matkin said: "The idea scenu to have gone out that 1 favored tin fair being held in the three towns a! ternately, each town to get ;i fair every three years. This is untrue 1 have declared on many occasions that these fall fairs would prove the financial deathblow to the various societies, and that the only apparent means to guard against such condition would be to hold one targe 'air at some central point, the exhi- bition to he held there each year. "Now it would be foolish.and poor policy to keep three grounds and sets of extent and number ot which would necessarily have to he greatly repair and condition for a fair every three years. This would be far worse than the present system, and I am certainly opposed to it. "Therefore, I say this, that inas- much as Magrath is very advantag- eously located for the people of both Raymond and Cardston, being cen rally situated, and in view of the fat that the Magratb Agricultural Sociel owns its own grounds and building which every one will admit are th best of the three, and considering tha neither Cardston nor Raymond make this justly proud boast, and fiu ther that Magrath has one of the hes race tracks and grandstands In th province, we contend that If this am algamation fs seriously contemplated the Magrath Society urges and in vites the societies of the two siste. towns to make the Garden City the home of a bigger, brighter and more elaborate Southern Alberta exhibi ion. But we cannot, however, favoi sort of 'sliding be.cause o] he much heavier expense and the much less benefits to accrue from uch an arrangement." Thus Magrath's position is plain, nd should Mr. Alatkin's scheme ap- eal to the other societies they may epend upon the Garden City to be a royal host, and a'good place to spend a few days. The local Agricultural Society re- cently held its annual meeting and, elected officers for the ensuing year. The election resulted as follows: Hon. President. Harbor; President, .i. B. Hfrie: first vice, W. Ackroyd; second vice, P. Carter; secretary- treasurer, B. Matkin; and the follow- ing directors: IT. F. Searle, .las. Far- ren, Jas. Mcldrtim, J. J. Head, D. T. Fowler, If. Hindley, R. Brad- sha'w, J. A. Rlrie, B. T. Jensen, Win. Sabey, W. T. Passey, p. Crookston. Mrs. Sabey, Mrs. H. C. Harrison, Mrs. M, Turner, Mrs. J. A. Hasmussen and Miss Ina Fin lay son. The report of Secretary Matkin was submitted and manimously accepted. H showed that he had been a faithful and untiring officer. The funeral of the late Martin Mill-i was held Sunday and the large congregatian present testified to the ligh esteem In which he was held n this community. Bishop Marker iresided and suitable music was fiir- ilshed hy the church choir. .Mr. Gibb ;ave an effective rendition of "Face Face.1' EASTERN! DEC 1-31; 1912' THREE .TRAINS DAILY Letkbridge to Toronto ant Return, Lethbridge to Montreal and! Bet urn, to Quebtc ind Maritime'Pnivlhcu Tlcktti on December lit to 31M In. Good to return within three menthe Liberal Extension Privileges Tickets issued In connection with ATLANTIC TRIPS on sale NoTsraber 7th tg December Slat, Inclusive And limited- to flv months from date of issue, with pav, o( extension. I Finest equipment, Standard and Tourist Sleeping Can. unncl cars on all through tralni. Compartment Library, Observation can I OB "Imperial Limited" and "Toronto Special Through Tourist Car Service In connection with these excursions. For nttn of departure tat reijervations apply to local agent. Tickets Via all Trans-Atlantic Steamship Lineal For full rail and steamship tickets joolv to s I MITCHELL, Ticket Agent, Lothbrldge, or write to fr G. McNEILLIE, District Passengsr Agent. Oalflary, I Canadian Pacific Railway Home Visitors' Excursions United States Points Return Fare from Lethbridge Minneapolis or St. Paul Bulutli Chicago, Kansas City CORRESPONDING FARES TO MANY OTHER POINTS. TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER lit to 31st, 1912. RETURN LIMIT THREE MONTHS FROM DATE OF ISSUE. For further particulars call on S. B. Mitchell, Ticket Agent, Lethbridge, or wrFtc to R. B. McNEILLIE, District Passenger Agent, Calgary. WITNESS .DESCRIBES BLOOD- CURDLING CRUELTIES OF PUTUMAYO RUBBER CO. AGENTS London, Dec. Sir Kogcr Cas- iqnt, whose report to the British overnincnt first brought tlic Putu- layo rubber field horrors to public otice gave some remarkable evi- enee yesterday before the parlia- cntary committee of inquiry. Me produced photographs showing Indians who had heen gradually starved and otherwise maltreated and described how the, Indians were IT PICKS UP EVERYTHING IN THE WAY OF SUCCESS- FUL TEST London, Dec. The first demon- stration in this country of the --n'eVy motor vacuum roa-d cleaning machine, :he invention of an Italian engineer, took place at Southport yesterday. The machine has from 20 to 25 horse-power, and a four cylinder mo- tor engine. The sweeping consists of a cylindrical brush, com- posed of a series of small brushes, which revolves in a sheet iron shell in the opposite direction to that of compelled to carry cvcessive weights thc wheeta 0( the car Tho d of rubber for IOIIR distances without [lie Brushes rotate causes tho 448 ACRES of MEADOW LAND in BRITISH COLUMBIA give large immediate returns for purchaser. of Ions of hay can be cm yearly without outlaml, machinery to handle. Hay brings from 521.00 lo ?2.i.OO per ton on cars. Located on Canadian Pacific railway. Station about 300 yards. Climate clear and mild. No cold weather. Illght parties can make a fortune out of this In a few years. This is a snan. See ir ni nnro Hundreds needs only parly or HARRY E. DOUGLAS P. O. Box 157, Lethbrldge, Alta. Room 4, Hill Block payment. The Indians received [roods trifling in value, but no money or food in return for many months' la- boi-- To obtain slaves the agents of the company organized hunts and, con- cerning this Sir said Indian judge told me that a higher agent of the company went out on one of the trips. He and his men surprised an Indian settlement in the forest. The parents had Just time to fly but; not to take their children, 18 of whom were left in the houses. When the parents got a little way off they waited, hoping the children would overtake them. "The parents saw what followed. The men took the children and dash- ed their brains out against, the trees. The agent, it is alleged had hern chief of a section and had been ar- rested and kept in irons, but was Afterwards released." Replying to Sir I-Mmond, the. wit ness declared that the Indians were largely wild and the inajoritv naked They had absolutely no human rights, much le.ss civil, and were hunted and chased. It was a maxim thai to s murder. dnst to be collected by suction. The machine picked up wooden blocks and broken bricks, and. It. Is said, it can deal similarly with bottles and stones up to nine pounds in weight. Universal "There is thought which oomes daily to every man." "What's "That nothing is too good for him." Sole Selling ..One fine situated lot on 9th Street south' (near Third Ave. South) One ami Two Years The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. CI.Al.lnnl.- Tit, W .ji. ;