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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saltirdii.V, December 28, T L E T IT HR I D d E 1) A I L Y II E R A L A Good Thing will Not Last Long Dominion Square is selling very rapidly. You will bo sorry spring comes that you were not one of tho early investors in this property. Every lot a building proposi- tion, liigli, dry, and level. Use a little lore-si glit and buy now. Call at our ollicc'.or phono 1235. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald .FARM-LANDS Crop Payment, Straight 'North one-half of Section 29-3-17, 4 miles south-west of Warner, 200 acres broken Two miles of new fence. Good water. Good neighborhood. The rigbt place for Ibe right man. O. T. LATHROP Farm Stafford Block Firma Fire Insurance CHEAP Money to Loan HOMES 5 room, 2 storey house, on 3 -1-2 lots, near Galbraith f cash, monthly. Five roomed, fully modern cottage, on one lot, half block Crom car line, cash, balance In five years. The C. B. Bowman Agency ACADIA BLOCK. FOR SALE I'arni. of 1920 acres near Cranbro'ok, B. C. six miles from Railway station; !300 acres natural'hay meadow, balance can be irrigat- ed and converted into first class agricultural and fruit land. An idea] location for a stock farm on the line of the new govern- ment, automobile higinvay, now under construction. For and terms write The Lund Land and Development Company, Limited WARDNER BRITISH COLUMBIA i PROVINCIAL APPOINTMENTS His Honor tile Lieutenant Governor, In and with the advice of tho rJv. J'aK been pleased to make the following appointments: Inspector of JlcGroKOr, B.A., of. Edmonton. ff Auditor. University of Wilson Gould. C.A.. of Edmonton. Commissioner for taking Wilson R. McBryan, Atlmliasca Land- Ins. Issuers of Marriage W. Bradley, Cayley; George dimming High River; Frederick Goldwin Mai shall, Taber; Edward Frederick Mich Olson. Medicine Hat; Bertram Cook Medicine Hat; John Walter Miller Carmangay; Sidney Lawsou Hooper Mere; Frederick Murclock McNeil Coronation. All ofilcial auditors throughout the province have been re-appointed. The Best Buy in Canada for ihose want first-hand information in regard to Canadian development and investment is THE FINANCIAL POST OF CANADA The Financial Post gives authentic and up-to-date information every week regarding Canadian business conditiohB.- The Financial Post is quoted as an authority by leading Cana- dian, American and British publications when referring to Canadian investments. The Financial Post gets iirsl-hand information which is often- times exclusive. Tho Investors' Information Bureau, through which reliable in- fnrmalion can be-.liad concerning any-Canadian investment is free to subscribers. AH correspondence is treated conildentially. Write for a sample copy and furtber information concerning. The Financial Post of Canada "The Canadian Newspaper for Investors" F. G. HASSARD, Western Manager 301 Dominion Trust Building.....REGJNA SASK The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE' Company, Limied' ESTABLISHED 1807 Head Office: 43-45 King Street West, Toronto DIVIDEND NO, 29 Notion is hereby given that a Half-Yearly Dividend at the r'atc of' SIX PER CENT, PER ANNUM has been dec'litred I'or tho six months ending T.1, IfiJIJ. upon tile paid-up Capitnl Stock of tho Company, and the sanie will be navahlj at the Oliiccs of tin- Company, cm and after January :mj. Tho Transfer Hoolra will lie closed from Drecmbe'r MHli to December 31st, bofh days ihclnsive. JAMES J, WARREN, President. H. A, HOWARD, Manager of Alberta. Alberta Branch: 220 Eighth Ave. West, Calgary FARM LOANS j LOIS FOR EVERYONE HON. A. SIFTON'S SPEECH IN LONDON AT CANADA CLUB LUNCHEON The Canada Gazette published in Ixindon, England, gave the lollowhig report' ot Hon. A. L. S if ton's speech before ihe Canada Olub luncheon: Tho Hon. A. Siftoii, who ulso re- sponded, said; "Upon an occasion of this kind 1 would like, as tbe represent itive in a humble 'way of the newer portions of the Dominion, to accent- uate ihe remarks made in reference to our present Governor-General, tho Duke of Connatight, who has made an extensive tour throughout the Domin- ion this year, being received every- where with an enthusiasm which would have convinced the mcst doubt- ing Thomas that, any feeling there might be in regard to the American- ization of the western portion of Can- ada was one which, wherever it was, did not exist in Western Canada. Canadians are confident that their destiny is not to bo an in- dependent naiion separate from the British Empire, but to so on building up with, your an Empire of which we shall be proud. (Loud1 Cheers.) The Dominion of Canada is a very extensive field for emigration, where we desire people who can by twenty-five years building up thi spared from Great Britain. If a. man }ienji ]u tlie herd wc we here is doing well and has the oppor- j found four yoiihg cows and four heif- lunlty to work to the best advantage j ers particularly good milking qual- ihat his intellect and strength allow, iticS] as ag being good big; he should not leave this country. But shorthorn cattle. These heifers were thero are many thousands hi England, sh.Gd by Butterfly King, which was Scotland and Ireland who are 'cap-imported-seven years ago by Robert 3 Busy Minister on Job Day and Night BuiWing up Agricul- tural Interests Dec. ihe cat- tie wo bought recently in Ontario ur- rive !n. Hon. Duncan Mar- shall, provincial Minister of Agricul- ture, said on ret urn ins to Edmonton, from a trip through the Middle West- ern States and Eastern Canada, "wc have in this province the best herd of dairy shorthorns on the con- tinent of America." Mr. Marshall bought in head of cat- tle, in addition to the herd purchas-- ed last summer, aJso a thousand pure- bred pullets for the Edmonton pbtil- :ry farm, where a 2.400 incubator will be installed at once to supply chicks farmers and poultry growers at I9t "We made one particularly good purchase this Mr. Marshall said, "in buying twenty head from lames Bro'wn ,of Norval, who is the most successful breeder of ''dairy shorthorns In Ontario, and has been profitable cows that the farmer able, If they had other opportunities, rt of gtouffvlile. located this t of doing better than they are doing, in the hands of Mr. McAvoy of now, nnd It" is that extensive class of j ciaremont, and we bought it. The people we think It a duly to encourage I is npt only, perhaps, the fin- tc go where the opportunities are wid-jest individual HE a jst for their o'wn development and Jie assistance of the Empire. (Cheers) Aside from that there is a great field Cor the profitable investment the surplus wealth which people don't know what to do with in this country. By Investing their sur- plus wealth in the Dominion of Can- ada they would not only be getting profitable investments, but they would be assisting to build up a portion o( the Empire that will be of actual prac- tical assistance to the people of this country. Naturalization and Provincial Credit .'There are one or two things which it. is necessary to do here in the in- terests of the Empire. When a man becomes a subject of (he Dominion of Canada, the same act 'Should make him a-subject, of ihe British Empire. (Hear, hear.) ft may he news to a great many that the various provinces of the Dominion 'would have a better credit in the city 'of London today if Jiey. had never united than they have aow. IJrKlsh Columbia was one of the poorest provinces in the Britisli Em- lire, but is now practically'the richest n the Dominion of Canada. Ye't it has lot the same credit in the city of Lon- don today as it would have had if it had remained separate. Ontario has not- the same credit as Ceylon. "These" hings arc amusing anomalies, mid at he same time sentimental grievances, ikely to grow greater as time goes on. like Ontario, with of people, do not like to he put on a ower basis of credit than Sierra Leone Dr-British Guiaim. These are matters vhieh no doubt be rectified. It is tot a (juestion.of political feeling. All overnmeut-s when in ofiice are con- ervative. (Laughter.) have oubt that proper influence will rought to bear, and at no distant ate these matters will be cleared up, jcause it is in Uie interests of the ahorthorn bull in Ontario, but has proved to be the best stock getter. We are bring- ing this bull, to Alberta, he will be placed on the Claresholm farm, with fourteen first-class cows pur- chased in Ontario., "Another purchase includes seven yearling bulls from Mr. Brown's farm. They are out of the best producing In Ontario. We also have a yearling sired by old King Butterfly, and three good young dairy shorthorn bulls. In the course of a few months we expect to oEfef i.bea-fi for sale to our farmers who.are striving to build shorthorn herd of good milkers. .Most, of this stock was purchased In the'counties of Middlesex arid Peel, and in the southern part of Ontario. purchased ilk two cows that te' Guelph dairy Ohio. This animal was first in the shorthorn dairy test at the Intorna- tional Fat Stock Exhibition in Chi- cago." Mr. Marshall said he found a lively iterest at Chicago and in various parts of Ontario, In the milking strains of shorthorns, At the annual meet- ing of the American Shorthorn asso- ciation, Chicago, during the Interna- tional Fat Stock Exhibition, a' breed- er of dairy shorthorns was elected a member of the board of, directors for the first time. Tho Department of Agriculture, he added, had brought into Alberta in 1U12 seventy head of registered short- horns, nil of a good milking strain, which, for the purpose of general mix- ed farming on the average farm in tne province, would probably prove the most could keep. The intemational Fat Stock Show at .Marshal! said, 'was perhaps the best of its kind ever held _.i the continent, and some went so far as to say it was the best all-round live stock show ever held in the world. There were the finest speci- mens of every breed of horses, partic- ularly of Clydesdales and Percberons, ever gathered together at one exhi- bition. "J. D. McGregor, of Brandon and Medicine the Minister continu- ed, "created widespread interest in the prairie provinces as a stock-raising country by capturing the sweepstakes for his steer. Mr. McGregor not only fed, this steer, an achieve- ment that agriculture in Western Ca- nada has good reason to be proud of. "Simon Downie, of Carstairs, Alta., won first place for carload lots in the keenest kind of competition at the Market show in Toronto. This is significant, considering that the cattle were fed in the open and shown against stock that had been carefully hand-fed in preparation for the show. 'Among other the Minister said, at the close of the interview, "Al- berta scored four victories in agri- culture 'in 1912. Henry Holmes, of Magrath, won the sweepstakes ag- .tinst the world tor the best -bushel of wheat at the international Dry-Farm- ing Congress, LcuVuridge, Mr. Downie raised and fed a carload of steers that took first place in the old beef- raising province of Ontario. A dairy cow, bred and raised in Albrta, be- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LOpGB Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes roi; INFORMATION- APPtT TO Lethbridge. Branch C. G. K. Nourse. OF CANADA .took first place _ _ test for shorthorns, also a fine cow from Mansfield Ross, of Mansfield, longing to Julian-Sh'arman, of Red Deer, ranked in first, place as a butter producer in the British T3m- and George Lane has topped the Chicago .market for grass-fed steers off the Alberta range." Canadian citizens and will become (Tho whole of that had been provided in the city of London. As to Canada's future, he observed that its coal resources would last for as many millions of years as the earth itself would be in to lothing of its gignntiu supplies of M IMIilM frtlltl Ttid AiKtt In Financing your business, your real estate your home, or the society of which you may be the treasurer, the complete and courteous service which we render will be a real satisfaction to you. We collect, transmit and advance money on the most advantageous terms. On Savings Deposits we pay the highest; current rate erf Interest BRANCH R' TINNING, Manae GRASSY LAKE BRANCH A. B. KING, Act'0, F. w.A5HE, Si SL. EjC... M- C. HART SMtTB. mjiiro that there should' not be ques- ons of that Id ml arising between dif- erent portions of the Empire.' (Hear, ear.) There is no doubt that the im- ilgrants coining from this country 111 give assistance, in training the for- gnei'S who come to Canada. In every :hoolhotise upon the vast prairies the nguage in which Shakespeare wrote being taught to children who come om a hundred different these children mie British ren grow nn ijbjects, in f citizens of a great Empire." (Cheers.) .Naturalization Laws The Canadian Xows published the following: Th'e Hon. A. L. Siftoii In his speech at the luncheon given, by the Roya Colonial Institute in his honor fast Thursday, drew attention to a subject of imperial interest and importance when 'lie spoke of the need for an al- teration of the naturalization laws of the British government. At the pres- ent moment a German, an American, ir a Hungarian taking out naturaliza- tion papers in Canada became a citizen of Canada, but not of the Empire; he- still remained an alien in every other part, of the timpire. He urged thJs very strongly in view of the probable fact that within thirty years llierc would he a population of thirty mill- ions between Fort William and Van- feeling a couver, The British government hnd promised to do this some time ago, but bad not, as yet, redeemed that promise. During the course of his speech he painted a wonderful picture, not only of the progress that Canada had made during; the Inst thirty-five years, but also of the brilliant future that await- ed her. During bis own time, he as- sured his henrprs, had been invested in railway building be- iv.'cc'i Lake Superior and the Pacific, besides another by tho i-i-iiiifc, no i ue.ilUUB itUlM I-IJ LHU ell as in theory. They are becoming various governments in public works. THE LATE AMBASSADOR AND PROBABLE SUCCESSOR. It is stated that John Hays Hammond, .the millionaire mining engineer ay be appointed United States Ambassador to ttie Court of St. James tri- e-cession to the late Whitelaw Reid. say n natural gas. All this leads me to the opinion that for young men there is no country in the world which holds out such bril- liant prospects as Canada, and espec- ially the western part of the great Dominion. There is a growing feeling in this country that there is too much putting of tbe. bright side of Canadian life be- fore would-be emigrants hero in Great Britain. T cannot agree with them, because I feel it IB absolutely impos- sible to do justice to the wonderful resources of that great country. What would emphasize is this: it is no good either men or women going there who are unable or unwilling to work hard; but to strong, able, hard- working steady and vHh a keen aptitude for business and faculty for seizing opportunity the moment it presents of- fers not only a sufficiency but great wealth. A level-headed, hard-working good health and good char- acter, cannot possibly fail. THEMOLSONSBAM INCORPORAf ED 185B Record of Progress for Five 1906 1911 Capital Reserve Deposits Loans Investments Total Assets Ha> 83 .Branches in Canada, and Agents and Corrnpondent. In ill the Principal In the World. A GENERAL BANKING'BUSINESS TRANSACTED'' SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT at all branchei. Interest flowed at highest current Lethbridge Branch. K.D.Jolmsou, Manager' Utilise Our Services WE ACT AS EXECUTOR AND TRUSTEE .UNDER WILLS, LIQUIDATORS, ASSIGNEE, RECEIVER, GUARDIAN OF INFANTS, AND'COMMITTEE OF LUNATICS, ETC., ETC. We undertake financial agencies of all kinds, superintend ments and collect dividends, interest and agreement' GIVE YOUR BUSINESS TO A LOCAL ENTERPRISE. BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST GUARANTEE COMPANY Conybeare Block, Lethbridge, Alberta. C, F. P. Conybeare, Esq., K.C., D.C.L. J, S, Haxton, Manager and Sec'y President. EXILE SE1JLES IN MIA EMILE PETRONOVITCH TELLS OF PERSECU- TION BY THE CZAR on town round) Iins can- ilir fi'iiiH-hific of inn W. M. and i it din I niihvny and will liar it from opr-niting within Iho tov.ii limit, lirrniv tlip company refused to build a spur line to the luUcs as agreed. rcilmoiitnn, Alta., Drc. I'Rtronoviteh, a political exile, whose sensational escape from salt mines at .Siberia, was the talk of livn continents, recently, has conn1 io Edmonton to make his home in tho north country. Officers of the the IliissUn police i.lin eastern States third .section of followed him ii and did not almndon the chase until farmer iirtaunrr landed on Cana- dian .soil. lYlronovilcli, whose father was un officer of the. Hoy.i! Guard in I'etorsbnrff, was anvsled in Mo.sco.v in the fall of H103, wliilu participat- ing at a secret meeting of students, i ml was rushed to Siberia, where, CURES COUGHS according to his story, lie and his father and mother died. I shall send fellows sulTeied unspeakable cruelties i for my.sister, who was exiled -to at the hands of the .guards. His face France under penalty of life vrnpris- d body show the ciiccts of slash-j onnrent if she returned to S with the, knout. He said, among other things "The chances of escape after get- tiny out of the mines was hazardous in the extreme. The country is a liar-. I ren waste and every man is an cue- my, bnt'an exile will not hesitate to tnke chances. ".1 was assisted in escaping fuoin a living death by sonw of my.fellow; prisoners the night before six of them, were led to the gallows to expiate'a crime they had not, committed, returned to Moscow, where I was placed in hiding by friends. Some time Afterward 1 went to France and the first man 1 met; in Paris was Sotaski, the mostf 'eared police, offi- cial in all Russia. ''lie followed me to Liverpool and London. When I sailed for South America, landing; in HuomiK Ay res. I live weeks later, SolasVi was there i appealing for extradition papers, i Thence 1 went to Cuba with the chief of the third seel ion hard on trail. Solaski followed TIU- !u Xew York, Hoslon, Philadelphia anJ j only left wlirn I landed in Montreal, j "The family csiates were conical- i 'd by order of the after rny ar- my i COLDS I rest, ali.t twu years afterward House Snap .Six Room. Fully Modem 6th Avc. S., on cm- line EAS7 T13.RMS The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Blrtg. 7th St. ;