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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta nil Allow 20 Years to Pay and'Advance Loan of FAITH IN SOIL Company Ready to Bank on Fertility of Western Canada's Soil lu connexion with tho announced change in the land sales regulations of ibc C. P. K., which is being prominent- ly featured in the Canadian press at present, it iu interesting to note that the Herald was tho first paper to make tho announcement in an inter- published some timo ago. The company, however, have recent- ly added to the generosity of the terms to lie given settlers, and will allow twenty years iii which to make payment. H will bo remembered that the company decided to withdraw all lands in the west from sals to (specu- lators, and in future oniy actually liona. fide settlers can buy C. P. If. land. The company have also de- cided, lo loaa up to to settlers on no other security than the landj KING FELT "GRIPPY" London, Dee. George, 'who is staying at his country house itt Sand'ringhani, was unable, on account of a chill, to attend church oa Christinas Day, and was also prevented from being present at the Christmas dinner given by his motlier, Queen Alexan- dra, ft was officially stated to- day that his Majesty had quite recovered. ARE PROGRESSIVE Milk River Farmers Go in for Raising Stock---Rich Country Tho fanners of Milk Hlvcr are othinsc, if not enterprising, and they new impetus has been given to the and that SB certainly a step which i shows the faith of the company i the country, and also a genuine desir lo people the lands with fanners c tho very best type. The' two-thousand dollar loan wi give tho company a chance to "ham pick" tho new settlers, and only, me "whose record gives promise that, .the; would make good, will be considered The loan on the security of the com i industry by the introduction oi for- Suffragettes Starting on March to Albany 42nd Street and Broadway to he will keep on until she drops. It's a long walk' from the city of New York to the State Capitol at Al bany, but nothing daunted an army of suffragettes-left New York, early Mon- day, Dec. t6tri on thsir way to Al- bany. The photograph shows a, de- tachment of these enthusiastic advo- cutes for "votes foe women" attired in their walking costumes, .starting out "Seven dropped ou'c the'firet day with blistered feet.' The General declares paiiy's own land shows that the C-t P K. men have absolute confidence i; the fertility and wealth-prodnciii; qualities of Western Canada's soil. Tho company, in giving such gen erous terms, will reap seme 'benefi -through tho increased traffic for tin railway, and thus they will make gooi to the extent that the settlers make good. It is understood that settlers of British and American origin wil be jriveii the preference, but at the same time the real test will be the ability to farm successfully, shown by previous experinc. It does not take much imagination to realize the benefit this new policy will be to Southern Xlberta. The C. P. R. own immense tracts of laud and immediately surrounding the city of ILethbridge is oiie of the largest and best tracts they o'wn. The bringing in oi! high-grade settlers should meuu much to this city and district. WILL ML TO ty-one colts from Calgary by Messrs. Paul Madge and George Couutiyman, who in addition have purchased from Sheriff King the well known standard bred American trotter Stanley D for bretMliiig purposes, Mr. Paul Madge says that Milk River .is .leading, the West in regard to-stock and hogs. The linu oi Paul j Madge and Sonsi which includes Mr. Countryman, possesses 80 hogs li'red from sows, purchased .two yea ago. Tlie liriftnerfe- also have ber- ol iClydas imported from Ontario which under the conditions available. in Southern Alberta are doing ex- ceedingly well. This lirm, fanning some 3000 acres, claims the distinction othaving ship- icd to the Robin Hood Milling Co. tho first two carloads of HIS LAST CHRISTMAS DINNER -5- _-------- Lancaster, Pa., Pao. tor eating his Christmas din- ner. Hey, Henry G. Gans.rec- tor of St. Mary's Catholic Church of this city, and widely as a musician and com- poBer, was stricken with 'apo- plexy, and died at his liome to- night. He 57 years old. VERY ARE PLEASED There Was a Big Three Days' Trade in Sale Holiday Goods HERALD DINNER Suggested that Bulgaria Accept it and Relinquish Claim to Adrianople D. He Learned in Visit to Old Province Farmers and Cattlemen Hard Hit Winnipeg, Dec. A. Ross, ami 'then made a profit of on member for Springfield in the Mam- sPL'mS toba Legislature, has returned from wheat in the district, which was oi No. I hard quality, and being early "n the market fetched'83 cents pei: msliel. ENDED IN DEATH BODY FOUND ON TRACK NEAR BEAVERTON GIVES RISE TO SUSPJCION a trip to Ontario. While in that province he took the opportunity oi sounding opinion concerning recinro: city. lie found, he that hun- dreds, of those who voted for the Borden government at the iast elec- tion have decided that they made "a' mistake. Kir Wilfrid Laurier would carry Western Ontario by stornf, Mr! Rosa declared, ii an election were due now. ''Ontario, he said, "are beginning to realize what they lost by the rejection of reciprocity. COUNSEL FOR HON. C. W. CROSS WILL APPEAL AGAINST AL- DECfSION Dec. M. Uigyar and Hon. A.. 0. acting for lion. C. W, Cross, Attorney-General, have taken an appeal f.o the Supreme Court of Canada, against the decision of tho Supremo Court on Ijjuie of Al- berta disallowing the appeal from Jus- tice Scott's judgment dismissing the action to act aside the petition of Col F. Cm'staira against the election oi' the attorney-general on the grounds of corrupt practices. Beaverton, Out., Deu. 25. Under he circumstances that point to mut- er. the- dead body of Ernest Hciliy ras found near the water tank at ic Grand Trunk station here this lorning. Heilly was a well known iliaracter around town and as Beav- erton is under local option, with a number of companions he spent tlw day in Lindsay. The party relumed home in the evening, arriving on the Grand Trunk about A deep gash was found over the left, several bruises about (he and one arm and wrist was broken, j lieilly was minus his coat and hut. i Tli.s shirt was torn into ribbons and Mic pockets Iris clothes were i An inquest his shipments. Cattle Men Want Reciprocity "it is the same with cattle. A lot of cattlemen have had to ship their bedf to Buffalo, paying per .cent, most cases the duly means oyor and they cannot get as much for their cattle now, after pas- turing; them all summer, as they paid for them in tho -spring. The cattle business: anil fruit crop in Ontario this vpar bavn not been paying pro- positions, I too, thM immense num- bers of Presbyterians that voted Sir Wilfrid in 1911 on ao Hundreds, of thousands of barrels of count of their religious belief, arc apples are going to waste because! realizing the mistake they made, ami present prices do not pay tbe farm- ore ready to rectify it when they er to pick the fruit. All they could j gel ;i chance. The naval question is get for-the best kind of picked ap- i not discussed in Ontario half pies is a barrel, ami the far-i much as reciprocity. Keciproeity iner pays -IS cents for tho barrel. A the .wh friend told me that he paid Ontario. H hi duty on apples shipped to Buffalo, mouth." cents for tho barrel. Ait-he whole crv throughout Western, n and lanuly will loiui W. J. KENNEDY EX-M. P. P., OF VIRDEN, MANITOBA, HEARS THE CAL'L turned inside out. Seventeen Storey Hotel for Toronto Toronto, Out., Dec. I-Joard oi' Control this morning recommended to the City Coun- cil that K. G; K. arcConkcy he allowed io orect a 17-storey hotel of 500 rouiiis ou King streuf. The hyhnvu fovbiil a Imilding higher than ten storeys, bin. the eoirnoillors are of! the op- inion that tho hotel aoe.omoda- tion Is needed in tho city. The (ota! cost will aiuniinl. over thrno millions. ordered to be opened by Dr. MeLe of Orillia, on Friday morning. .1, Kennedy early I loses niiotln hi the death of lily residence, evening, Alani- i her old RETURNING FROM CHRISTMAS TREE STRUCK BY TRAIN C-iiainpaign, Ills.. Pec. 2ti. The I'oui members of tlie family- of Ed- II. Miller were kilted parly vi-.i Fi'i1 the p.isl, twelve years lud bctrn connected with tho lionicsifiHl brunch of the iinniiirratioii department and previous to li'OI) tor 18 yiMrs a prominent figure in the VinlL-J] district. Kennedy, who was I he victim of disease, was I'orrpii io active dut-, ies al V. iiiuiiipg. immigration ofr'uc two years ago, although still official- ly cfiiuiei-'lrH wiih the department. He leaves a v. ii'e uiid familj oi live sons and ilaughlri'K, all of whom live here, were present at bis death In Future Store Will be Owned by Montreal 'Interests On December 81, A. Southard, as has already been announced, will retire from the merchandising' business in Lethbridge. After that date his bus- iness will be taken over by a Mon- treal firm and will be known as the Royal Stores. Mr. Southard has given a ten-year lease on the premises where he lias carried on his business so suc- cessfully for the past seven years, anc states that 'he will not re-enter the same line'Of business in Lethbridge. One of the managers of the new firm expected to arrive in the city today. The store will be closed for the first ays in January, while stock is taken, and on its re-opening the new firm wil! be in. charge; IIr. South- about tho imiddlo of tbe month to spend the winter in California. He states that lie may return in the spring, and if conditions warrant he will erect the proposed block on tlie corner of 4th Avenue and HUi Street. London, Dec. The.possession of. ie Turkish fortress of Adnanople. hich has been the principal bone oi on tent-ion, since tbe beginning of 'the ar between Turkey and the. lialkan Hies still remains at thisi moment s real stumbling block the way peace- Compensation for Bulgaria, owevcr, in some other'part ol Eu- H wUbh will m tin end remove even this difficulty and enable her to consent to the rcteu tion In oi the grtat urtrcsb which the Allied tioops> lunc been unable to subdue. Salomi i hat jce i bugge ted as a- possible bait 'o induct tUi Hulgai ians to abandcu their clijub to tin northein uh whica Turn refu c to yield, Pt-rliL'ps some Hiibh'idea iti theii minds tne TuiU h delegate have, it is Included in tliR Large Number Enjoyed Festivi- ties Arranged for by Mrs. Cony countet proposals thej ha o offei (1 j ot the jear Christmas Is ovei and a visit iMth the ihorchants reveals, the fact that the season's trade tula year has beeii larger than evei befoie in, the his tory-of the city. It is true has been some talk bf slack but it-is also true that this did not come from the merchants themselves. Merchant aEter merchant stated Hhat the volume of business done exceedeO their expectations, and there [seemed to he a'large amount ot" ready money, among all classes of people. Tho Christmas trade this year did not come with a rush as was the case in 1911. The fact 'that Christmas came in the middle.of the week made lie difference. Last year Christinas fell on Monday, and the Saturday shopping was frantic. This season lowaver, theie were three big days with merchants in all lines. Saturday jrought its usual week-end trade and along with it much of the business the Christmas season, while on Monday and the last mmute shoppers .predominated; Because the Christmas ot 3912 M.S iot a white Christmas, and therefore omewlnt uuseabonablc, there >ias been lather slack ttnde duiing Ih-j nonth of Deeembei in seasouviblw ines of goods, and nmnx merchants'' are tarrvin0 a Urge perteuUge oE heir special stock jet ill looking foi a ival, tldfiBliioucd wineer dunng Januai; and predict a: fairh brisk business what are thn tno k Prince Albert, Sauk., Dee. 3li. Hie result' ol Llie recent byo-mcciion to the peace eonferencu. the stipula- tion that Saloniki shall remain in thtiir a line dravru from that southern port through Seats and Adrinnople to llidia. Tho maxiniiim demaud.s of the Balkan allies and the minimum offer of the Turks will thus the peace delegates when 'assemble agali: in St. James Palare on Satur- day and a definite bnais for hargain- ing will have been formulated. UHML ELECTED BY Christmas Diy m Lethbridge spent quietly by most people rpo absence of enow -meant that tho, char- acteristic touch was, lacking from tlu season, and the' jingle of sleigh which is gener-Uh .1 feature of tbe ks- llTC occasion, made this Christmas ony, of tbe most peculiar even spent in Uio city. Skating and hockey at the lake. the theatres and mones in the citj and innumerable dinner parties mark ed the day and all are back todny ul. their places, recuperating from th'e ef fects. (Continued on page ATHABASCA RETURNS ER OF SCOTT GOVERNMENT WITH A COMFORTABLE. MAJORITY .V POUNDRY DESTROYED WAS ON WHILE WATER MAIN WAS BROKEN Minot, N. U-, Dec. entir business and manufacturing district oi Minot way threatened with ite- Rnysell, (.'onsnrvative. arc vet to hn heard from. (-'onw.-iy, an oCicial of the United j .States Fitters and Helpers' I'nioii Jf.ral, No. 53H, shot and killed j today by Thomas Krcer, secretary ui' the; A quarrel grow- out of an oleittion (Jf nrld a ago. which led to a over tiie of an oivimil hy the union is bairi to LIBELLER OF KING GEORGE RE- TURN? TO SEDDON AGAIN m Athabasca gives a majority of 10 to Joseph N'oliu, Liberal, over 1 slriiction toniglit In a. ure do wo jHtroycd the buildmc in the Minot 1'oundry company, wh'ilo tho city was tt'mporarily without ike protection owing i.o ii broken water main. The loss is estimated at Insur- j ancc amounts lo The priiiei- pal ivater main of the city broke early Wednesday morning and tlu city has been without water ever -since. The blaze had a good start f when the fire department arrived on j !hi; sei'iHj ami the firemen were help- London, The ik-poitatiou from New York of Kdward Mylius, (he (ilieller oi Ivintr, Oeorgn lias arousrs interest, although liis re- turn is not .regarded gratitude. It pointed out as a Ilritish suh- it-ct he would not have IICRII refuBCit admittance Lo Canada. It is worth .Sisiolarsmp to bo awarded to T.'Diversity have receiveii from.. everulors of the esiatp of tin; M. Nickel, a hctjiiest for lotiinlatioii of a scholaiship be the Klion M. Nickel j day hy being struck by the Illinois beil. Central PDiiama four.niilcs the Liberal iiicmbei soiii-h oi The dead urij'il ii. Miiier, 3i years oiri .MiiiHl JMllcr. o3 years old: Uuia 'fj Miller, S years old Waj-iicj MiHev, -I yeai'.s uid. Opal Scott, the 1 cliil.i or u was laliilly ''luii'l. Tin? j Millers wci'O driviiiy; liome, fmni a Chrisiiiias eeh.-li MI lion al the ghlmr aiitl h'l home Uioin, VinU'ii in the legislature in 1S07 foe j IHU v'.-itis, awl also COMUILULUU liiu Advanw. THE END IS NEAR Toronto, Doc, jir. I'arsons, pastor ointirtiuy of Kucx PrcKbyterinu Cburch, who luifi bocu ill for snnii! time, iy wpalter. aiul (lealli Stay uny ilaviuond. Dee. circle's here wiii'o intcrcaH'd thin" week in ;i rumor thM J. Jlrirpc-T IJrov.'sn, cil' Taber, is to bo tiiu Con- Kcrvath'u nominee in 10 I Ion. A. .1. McLuan. The (.lonservaiivc'R hero seom Haiis- I'iotl wiih Mr. I'rowsy, ami an lu: IK a Tabor man he will likely land honors. nuthing thai, aniotu; I ho recent immi- grants" to tin-, states was Mrs. tied-i ,j doil, wlio was tried her IlllS- I band ;t icv." jiiouthu ago ior poiaoning PROBABLE CANDIDATE i Miss Kaii'ow tor hcv iiioiicy, under oi peculiarly cuol blooded mauncr. Seiidou was convict- ed arnl Mrs. Suddon w-quiUed. She K.'1'pnily mutrifd a man C-am- crun, ;ind crcaied u painful sensation a few wceh.s ago by in making tiro highest. matuioBlation cs- m mathematics, and bug- tj Was Killed by An Explosive He Invented BRAKEMAN KILLED A braUemaii whose name tho I-lei'- aid could not leurn was killed at Bur- dett Monday, a train paasinj over his body. and rlitl not Vie was testing the air brakes 0-ve the engineer the signal Meekly sho had seen up and did Seddon giving MISM Barrow ber fatal thn tviick rai] jn time' dose oi poison. As this statement wns in direct co'itlratljction to evidence at, (ho (.rial, the oi her for jieriury was cussi'd, hut slir arrived in NTev. York at. tin! cinl oi1 last from Liver- Pool, LANGFORD LANDED j IN THt THIRTEENTH Sydney, Australia, nui Sain AtcV'py in nunni hi-rc lodsj. j Hamilton, Out., Dec, Frank a farmer, was kill- ed by an explosion in his barn at New Carlisle, yesterday. For the past threu years he has been working on a new plosive, which IIP intended hav- ing patented. He. had jitet cit his Christiiiasj dinner, and en tcred tht: barn, when bis wife and five children heard ter- riblo explosion, which TIC dc'itiolishnd [be harn. Rilcy lived fiiily a minutep ;