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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta HTHiRlOQi, ALMRTA, THURIDAY, DlOIMilR 24, PAGE PIVt I The Arrow Lake Orchards This company owns 7000 acres of carefully selected Fruit Land situated in the most favorable location for fruit growing in BRITISH COLUMBIA. These lands are beautifully situated on the Arrow Lakes where Irrigation is not Required If you were offered a home situated on the shores of a beautiful lake or stream, amidst what is acknowledged to be the finest scenery in the world; where bear, deer, goat, grouse and trout abound; where the climate is exceptionally fine and where boating of all kinds may be enjoyed: with the Canadian Pacific boat service passing your door .twice every day winter and summer; with guaranteed returns from your land sufficient to ensure you a comfortable living, and with property increasing in value at the rate of 25 per cent per year All for or Payable in 4 Years WOULD YOU INVEST If so drop a line to M. FREEMAN, Gen'I Agent The Arrow Lake Orchards, lethhridge, llherta, Canada And you will receive full particulars .Union Bank of Canada, Lethbridge HIGH SCHOOL OBSERVER Monarch Monarch, Dec. has gathered such an impetus that there have been erected fifteen places of business and now comes competition First the restaurant was so crowd- ed and the table getting so long that the proprietor was contemplating a horseback service for the waiters, but this was obviated by another large boarding house opening for business: Another general store is built and just awaiting its stock of goods while the second hardware man is just in sight rattling his stoves, pans and horseshoes. Our dance hall is completed and the floor is so slick that a leach would have to wear rubber heels to keep his feet. We have had two dances which have been well attend- ed, some of the young folks coming from as far as Lethbridge. All were united in their expression of pleas- ure. A New Years Eve dance will be j held Dec. 31st while the second week in January will see our first masque- rade. We hope all our friends ,jattend. A general good time is an- ticipated. Our blacksmith, Jim Bia.nchard, who by the way has been in that business for the last twenty years and is expert in his line, is a fast and furious fiddler. At the last dance while playing "Turkey in the Straw" at top speed a fair dizzy dancer cast her shoe so far it took four admirers 23 minutes to discover wlio could play Prince to Cinderella. The telephone poles have been placed right into town and in another two weeks communication with all outside pojnts will be established. Visitors coming in every day, ;md express surprise at the rapid growth of Monarch and we will con- tinue to astonish for with such splen- did weather conditions Monarch will forge ahead for building opera- tions bid fair to continue all winter. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1908 Editor iu chief, Johnstou. Assistant editors, P. Harding, Sherlock, Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of WITH THE EDITORS GUI- readers must excuse any deiil- cieucies in this, our last number; as we have only had four days to get it up in, one of these being Saturday and another Sunday, Another argu- ment that we might put forward as j an excuse for "our paper is that our thinking apparatuses are nearly.worn out by the strain of the past term. All through the term the lack of contributions has been the cause of much sorrow to the editors. Only a few energetic pupils have responded to our call, while the majority do nothing. This is a condition nvuch to be regretted and we ho.pe that our successors will have more aid from the students than we hixve had. Daily MenU Market dace you tave to Mil of to reit li it this ohuu. If you wait MjrtUflf UUft t5c MC fiMcrttoM for SI RAM LAL S PURE TEA It's KICK, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yet IT IS PURE! OUR GDRLS Her ringing laugh floats the! hall, Oh her blue eyes, they beam on all. j She dotes on and loves old i Shake; I Ram Lfcl's Tea is Sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD. SITUATIONS VACANT experienced lady for notion counter, son's Bay Co. Apply Manager Hud- girl for general Baroness Road. ver, 8-6 to do light 'book- keeping to start Jan. 1st. Apply Chow Sam Co. 44 LAND FOR SALE FOE African veteran scrip, cheap. Block. R. V. Gibbons, Ott 288-0 He has gained the name of the pro- fessor, May his children be like their noble ancestor. Our Bill Frame. RAILROAD MEETING HELD AT BOWVILLE Bowville, Dec. meeting -was held in the Bowville School House Monday, 21st. The three delegates from the Barr Hill district being present on the invitation of the organ- izer ror the Bov.-ville district. No other delegates from the surrounding townships were present. After read- ing the minutes of the different dis- tricts, the wording of the petition was criticised by the Barr Hill dele- gates as being evidently the work of Mr. Magrath for the pixrpose of keeping rival railroads out, and that Premier Rutherford wished to give us competition in the shape of a rival railroad so that we might ob- tain better service and cheaper rates. The -wording of the petition should be 0-hanged from "the C. P. R. and other Western Railroads" to "the C. P. R. and especially the Grand Trunk Pacific and other railroads." The meeting decided that any suggested change in the proceedings should be discussed at the next meeting which is to bs held Dec. 23th when all the delegates from the other surrounding districts should be represented, each district to send 3 delegates. With home-work she plods, nor will j a rest take. j Our Gertie. Lightly steps our blu-eyed maid; i Through shallow brooks she loves j Who is the boy who looks so sage, to wade; j Seems twenty years beyond Ms Her hair is as the golden, sheaf, i A sedate look rests upon his as the autiiriia leaf. with it all. a. pleasing grace. Our Nellie Parry. I OMT Harold. The fairest girl of Lethbridge school, Who never shirks, nor breaks the rule; She takes the work as it comes along With, always a laugh, and a merry song. You may guess. An artist true, this lass so gay, On the merry piano do.es she play: j Her hazel eyes look out so true, I Beaneath the lashes of nut-brown j hue. Our Mary. At drawing she's a peach, they say. Her cheeks blooni bright as the month ol, She studies her lessons every night, Like a good little girl, by electric light. Our Glona. Into the class-room, smiling gay. Home-work all done for the coming day, Comes our friend in merry glee, Seeming as happ'y as she can be. Our Ella. Under a sprig a mistletoe, There stands a school-girl, whom I j know. j Her face, you sec, is all ablush: Now list! don't say a word, but hush! Our Bessie. Who is it that so neat and prim, At nine o'clock, to school conies in; Bright eyes from which all care is fled, And cheeks of blushing rosy red-. Our Nellie. OUR BOYS 0 yes, -he can read and he can write He is always known to be on the Who comes to school in early day, His face with brightest smile so gay. His home-work all so noatiy done, And ready for a day of fun. Our Robert. Who is it that in scnool or play, Always leads', be what it may, ndwho, when four o'clock has come Runs home to get his home-work done. Our William Haley. Who are these with looks That labor hard to make facts clear? Who are they, with rod and rule, That strive to put us through the school? Our teachers. Who is it that, with looks demure, For contributions do implore, But when they go to press next time Find nothing there worth half a dime? i The editors. ON THE AFTERNOON OF THE BIG- FOOTBALL MATCH Office sir, I'd like this afternoon off. Me grandmother's dead." that so, -Jim? When did she Office five years ago, sir." The Saturday Herald was a very magnificent piece of newspaper work, being appropriately illustrated with beautiful and familiar Canadian scenes When the "Observer" gets into more commodious quarters, the editors hope to get out a Christmas number equal to that of the Herald. A FAIR DIVISION Deacon little boy. throw, away that vile cigae." An' have you freeze Dominion land grants for 320 acres; warrants on hand for rt 1 immediate delivery for cash. i.pST-Off settler's car, on Saturday j Wir8 or Write to G. w Wagner, Bos night, a. small black and white collie dog, with reddish nose. Answers 'o j the name of "Sport." Finder suitably j rewarded by leaving with John Tay-j !or at Hick Hardware Co. plSgina gask Coiti ol tHe Douunios in ManitoX katchewin, Alberto, the Yukon Territory, the North-Weal Territoriea and British Cohumia, uuf be for a term of twenty-one years at aa annual rental of II an acre. Not more than acres wil) be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the. hta.. T on 3-0 to scho01' at each; roan cow, branded on right ribs; horse halter on it. n 1 ance easy. H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. i Block. 6-0 ward of for recovery; person find-j FOR SALE-Two lots in Bl. ing put it in Fnrman's barn; last juf Westminster Boad; each; time seen in south reservation. Write payments over montks. Box 593 City 9-6 i The H- Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. 9-0 plied for are oitaated. In iurveyed territory must be described by or io gal rtubdivii-ioati of aod ue uneurveyed territory the ed for shall be staked out. Each application must be acoom panied by a fee o! which will refunded if the rights applied for art not available but not otherwise, j royalty shnH be paid on the- mer- chantable output of the mine at the rate of five cente per ton. Every of coal mining which are not being operated shall furaish the district Agent oi Domia- i ion Lands with a sworn (statement ie that effect at least oaee la each.year. The lease will include the coal mining rights only, foul the lesee-may be permitted to purchase whatever avAJ'ahk surface rights xnay be COD- sidered necessary for the working pi the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information applicatioa freight shed and Bartlett St., one parcel containing a j FOR Al section in a pros- rug, addressed C. McClenaghan; a'Perolls> settled district, near the reward of will be paid for re- ;urn of this to Mrs. McClenaghan.10-6 Monday, between Leth- bridge and Magrath, on the Magrath Road or between the South Alberta Lumber Yard and Coaldale, a purse, containing fifty-three dollars. A lib- eral reward will be given to finder. Write to Percy Patching, Coaldale, Alia., or leave at Herald Office. 11-4 proposed line between Lethbridge and Calgary; rural telephone installed coal mine close; per acre; easy terms. Apply Box W, Herald. 9-6 FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE ARTICLES FOR SALE. FOR SALE OR a working horse, a good organ. Apply to John Taylor, Hick Hardware Co. 7-6 FOR SALE-Bell piano, good as new, FOK at a great sacrifice. Apply A. and L. S. Ripley, Office 8, Block. Macdonald 9-6 _ of black horses and one bay saddle horse; a snap at owner leaving country. the DftpftTtment of the Interior.. Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent ol Dominion Lands." W. W. GOBY, Deputy Minister of the Interior publication oi this advertisement will not be tor. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH WEST LAND REGULATIONS FOR Whaley Royce best make slide trombone, new condition. 35 down, 'balance Installments. Address Bore 5, Herald Office. PONY EXPRESS. If you 'wish your parcels, trunks, or baggage delivered quickly, ring up Ed. Bechtel, .Phone No. 302. Of- fice in McKeown Hardware Co. 4-26 FURNITURE FOR SALE, FURNITURE FOR of all modern 7-roomed cottage for sale. Substantial weathered oak, nearly new. Must dispose of at once. bargain. House may be rented. Apply Manager Hudson's Bay Co. 8-6 BOARD. or without first-class boarding house Apply 416 Round St. 7-6 TO RENT. TO on Courtland St.; per month; immediate posses- sion. The H. Macbeth Agency. 8-0 FIVE-ROOMED house for rent, on Torrance Ave., North Ward; large yard for garden and chickens. W. R. Dobbin. 7-6 TO house, partly furnish- Apply Box 150 X, .Herald Office. 8-61 ed if desired, on Bompas St. Apply ----IE. Bryan, cor. Ford and Cutbill. 11-6 CONDUCTOR KILLED. Hamilton, Dec. Ma- thew Harper, of 66 Macauley St. west, was killed by being run over bv the 9.05 o'clock G-.T.R. train this ford-Aonew Co. to it? Tell you wot I'll do; just fol- Ailing in the west end yards. ler me up an' I'll give you'se the butt." SUICIDED IN CELL. North Bay, Deo. Hoileau, about 25 years uf age. with wife and two children in Matheson, committed suicide in the police sta- We Wish You A Merry Christmas TROUBLES OF THE EDITORS j In the dingy old office we sit, j Thinking- till we get quite sore. j Of something to put in the paper. Contributions are slow in coming in. And that is why we're tired. We work from morn to weary night, As if by the day we are hired. But that is not the case at all. No, such luck has come our way. We simply plod on .for the 'ciety's good, With never a thought for the pay. Our paper is not as good as we'd I But we are not to blame. The pupils by giving a little, Might bring to the paper great fame. If the students next year arc as back- ward, As they've undoubtedly been in the past. We pity the of ninetecn-nin.x Who have to facn the blast. And now, clr-nr readers, we ask a fa- vor, That in this coming season, To us this office you will.not give. Lest wo should lose our reason. ROOMS TO or without board. Apply Mrs. R. Adam, near Bartlett and Fisher Sts 7-6 TO newly furnished rooms; modern conveniences; with or without gentlemen prefer- red. Apply Box Y, Herald Office. 9-6 tion last night by hanging, at 50 Argyle torn his blanket into strips for the i purpose. He lii-id placed in jail to sober up. TO Three unfurnished rooms to rent. Apply in the evenings after Ave" or telephone 30-6 "If You Live Out of Town Write Us" Stafford-Agnew Co. CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS That the school has still some ar- tists may easily .'be seen by surveying the Christnms decorations and draw- j ings on the boards of the different j rooms. Standard VJ. is the most resplendent in Santa Clauses and fire places. The artists there have certainly not lost hope in tradi- tions of St. Nicholas and his roin- deers, and liavo succeeded in puttincr 1 their thoughts down in black and i white very artistically. And now, in conclusion, we wish our readers a Merry Christmas and n Happy and Prosperous New Year. Call early, and get your choice of Christmas trees, holly, mistletoe and other flowers at Gco. Taylor's, florist, corner Bartlett and London Road. 2-11 NO HAND STORE A Xmas Wish I a in but a 2nd hand man, Just H 2nd hand man and no more, Bat I wish all my custom- ers jolly good This they'll have if they trade at my store Sounds rotten, but it's true Frank Waddington TET.LEIPHONE: se-i 410 ROUND STREET TO unfurnished rooms, suitable for light housekeeping. Ap- ply 630 Coutts St. 11-6 Any person who is the sole head i a family, or any male over 18 years may homestead a quarter-sectiotr of available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta, 'jt'he applicant must appear in person at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sub rAgency for the district. .Entry DJ proxy may be made at any agency on certain conditions, by father mother, son, daughter, brotner or ew' ter of intending homesteader. Six months' residence upon cultivation of the land in of three years. A homesteader may llvfc within nine miles of his home- stead on a farm of at least 80 aeaa solely owned and occupied by him or by his father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister. In certain districts a homesteader iu good standing may pre-empt a quarter-section alongside his home- stead. Price per acre. Duties. luust reside six months in -each of six years from date of homestead entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra A homesteader who has exhausted his homestead right and cannot ob- ROOM WANTED. young man, furnished room, with private family. Apply} Box T. 9-0 business man, furnish- ed room with board, in vicinity of Adams' Lumber Yard. Apply J. A. Lernwenes, City. 9-6 chased homestead in certain districts. Price per acre. Must reside six months in each of three years, cultivate fifty acres and erect a house worth W. W. CORY, Deputy of the Minister oi the Interior. Unauthorized publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. SCAVENGING. j Anyone desiring scavenging done or closets cleaned, apply at Police Sta-j tion. 99-26 Tn replying to ads in this column kindly follow instruc. tion stated in the ad. The Herald cannot give any addi- tional information regarding the matter or the advertiser. ESTABLISHED 1864 Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Capital.......................... TO THE PUBLIC DRAYING have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for promptly satisfactorily, Coal delivered promptly. Cath on delivery, J. S. Phillips A. L. Patteson Phone 70 Office in Nelson Gow's Store ;