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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Dally Herald, Tuesday, February Removed to the Sherlock Building Ground floor, on Glyn Street W. R. W. J. LLOYD C. H. DEVIN13 Farm Lands Farm Loans Fire Insurance IMPERIAL DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd. Southard Block Phone 1353 Lethbridge 4 4 44 44 44 4-4 -r t 4 LILLE A Town Producing Coal and Coke COMPANIES TO OPERATE HERE Three lots In Block 150, west of Westminster Road, North Ward Price cash It is an interesting trip up to Lille on tbe Frank and Grassy Mountain Railway train, which leaves Frank ev- ery morning and afternoon. It patient- ly switches back and forth on the mountain side, as It steadily climbs tXe steep grades. The engine has the watortanks sad- dled over the boiler so as to hold tight- er to the rails and give it more trac- coal and slack is washed and crushed before being loaded into lorries and pushed by hand out on the track over the ovens. Some washed coal Is sup- plied to tke blacksmith shops on the C.P.K. system between Winnipeg and Vancouver. The Belgian coke oven is pf different type from the Beehive ovens found at Coleman. At Lille the smoke or gas is collected in three large lion power. A string of empties and a chimneys, while at Coleman each oven caboose composed the train. jm jls separate opening in the roof. At As the engine was sandwiched between 4- jthe caboose and the rest of the train L. S. RIP LEY Tel. 1034 Elk. 444444 4444444444444444 the passengers had a line view of the atenery As we crawled along high up on (.he mountain side we could look down on the C.P.R. train just pulling into Frank station, and looking over the roofs of 4 4 4 '4 4- 4 4 4 4. FOB A SHORT TIME ONLY Ranch 1.400 acres, all fenced, fair buildings, plenty running water, lor a short time per acre, good terms. 220 acres, unimproved, 1 1-2 miies from good market, per acre, reasonable terms. 5 acres adjoining townsite of a growing new town, suitable for raising poultry, garden truck, etc., at a bargain. GALVIN-HATFIELD CO. .Phone 1425 Office Room 1, Ott Block Box 1892 Open from 7-9 evenings 4- i-ille a ram travelling on a track be- rho nxmris niislies the coko out of Big Concerns Will Develop Large Farms In South- ern Alberta 4444444-4 44444 444444444-444444444 J. 4- A Chance Both Ways The A. C. Bohrnstedt Company to- day completed the organization of The Southern Alberta Farming Com- pany, capitalized at and tlw oven oil to a concrete platform ini'i'iie Farming Company, capi- front where it is cooler by -sur.-anjs o; taMzed at both of which water from a hose, while- at Col cm an companies are to own and operate the water is applied to Uu; coke iu the j large farms in Southern Alberta, Can- 4 4 I 4 5 acres close to Fair -Grounds, suitable for sub-division. A bargain if taken within five clays, If you have inside property to sell, list it with us as we have a number of buyers oven, aud when cooled is raked out on 10 a platiorm by men with Ions iron rakes. The loading in both cases is much tho same, and the coke is ship- ped in box carb or coke racks. 44 f 4444 44 44 44 44 44 4 44 t 44 4 4 444 44 44 H 44 4 44 44 4 44'44 Two Good Lots beside Athletic Grounds for sale at each, with terms. I THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE the houses see llio big Turtle Mountain which did not now seem so high. As the grade follows up the valley of creek we cross that rapid stream many limes on wooden bridges. It was a line warm day; the snow on the hillsides was turning into water, j Us is pit boss ot the mine at Lille. The little streams were hurrying oh their long journey towards Lake Wiuni' peg and Hudson Bay. In some places we could look down into the deep val- ley. In a couple of places the stream has been dammed to form a reserve for th.3 water suply of' Frank. At one cut there was a peculiar formation of gravel-rock which, looked almost the natural concrete blocks. The train stops at the scales and both empty The Southern Alberta Farming Co. whl.owa and operate acres ofj Iain', and it is the [ganizers to make a'specialty of grow-j Vv'.'C. CoiHeHe-5 h-.vo their head inar and the raising of live office at Klafrreo-re, but P. Wil-jstock The president company; Hams is superintendent, and J. Pren- The Lille Hotel furnishes first class [on to trsiveUprs. Tto. is Mr. R. H. Owen, who is also vice Golden West Realtv Co, president of The 0. Kerr Co., and ISlOCK president of' The Farm Securities Co., Phone 1045 Alberta Blk., Lethbridge Box 254 4 44 M M M 4 M M 4 H M M M M 44 44 44 M M 44 44 44 of this city: I son Co. have a general store, with of The A. C..'Bshrnstedt, C. Co.. K29 Ci-abb Street 4 M M f M H M the post office in the rear. In two Palace Bunging. 'Minneapolis, !am days after pay day nearly two thous-1 president and manager; J. A. dollars worth, of money orders vice president of The A. C. Bobrn- 4- 4 M M 44 M 44 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 M 44 M 44 4 4 4 4 4 TO LET Frame building, size 20 x 34 on Ford St. close to Westminster, suitable for blacksmith shop. per month. ALBERT E. IVES, BLOCK 297 M M M M M M M M M M M- M M M M M M M M M M M 444444 4444 M 444444 4444444 4 up we see the buildiugs and tipple at No. 1 shaft, and after rounding a curve we come to Lille where are the coke ovens, the hotel and the houses of the miners. The West Canadian Collieries There are ho real estate agents here, for this Is known as a closed town. All the real estate is the property of the j Coal Co., who do not wish to sell. Still the place a population of GOO, The pay-roll of the collieries averages about Some of the miners have in vested in Lethbridge real estate. About three hundred men are em- ployed, and the output of the mine is about 600 tons per day. Some coal is shipped direct from No. 1 shaft down to Frank and away on the C.P.R. To feed the fifty Belgian coke ovens, coal is hauled, up the hill from No. 1 shaft in dump cars which, are .backed up a trestle and the coal is dumped. The 4 Notice to the Public On and after the 1st day of Feb. 1910 The COX REALTY COMPANY J were issued. In the winter glycerined eggs sell for 40c a dozen, and butter at 35c per pound, while potatoes come from B. C. Lille has connection with the government telephone system. A sergeant and a constable of the R.N. W.M.P. are stationed here at Lille. F. M. Pinkney is a Justice'of the peace There is a frame school with about forty pupils, in charge" of Miss Nor- ton. The trustees are W. P. Wil- liams and Wm. while R. Green is secretary treasurer. The Presbyter- [ian church services are held m the public hall by Rev. J. McNeil, who is a brother of the great evangelist. The Ladies' Aid is an active organization of the church. Rev. Father Sajat also visits Lille and holds services here. Lille is said to be the highest mining town in Alberta if not in Canada, and is about 900 feet above the streets of Frank. The scenery here is quite dif- ferent from the flat level prairie of some parts of Southern Alberta. Here farm products are imported, though horses and cattle pasture on Grassy Mountain. stedt Co., .and president of The Al- berta Wheat Growers Co, s. large farming company doing business in Alberta, wil be secretary and treasur- er. Miss Myrtle R. Spencer, assist- ant secretary. The other directors are: Dr. A- E. Benjamin, William Koon, of Koon, Whelan Hempstead and Mr. M. Weichselbaum. Mr. C. Bartlett.'of Estherville, Iowa, will be manager of the farming operations. The Alberta Farming Co. will own and -operate Sunny Southern acres of Alberta, land in and will SUPERINTENDED RESCUE WHILE UNDER 100 TONS COAL FINE OFFICE BUILDING make a specialty of growing winter wheat. The officers are: J. A. Hosig, vice president of The A. C. Bohrn- stedt Co., president; Dr. W. G. Ben- vice president, and A. C. Bohrn- stedt, president of The A. C. Bohrn- stedt Co., secretary and treasurer. Miss ,Myrtle Spencer, Assistant secretary. J. T. George, of this city and J. B. Halvorson, assistant cashier of the Farmers and Mechanics State Bank at Stauey, Wis., are the other directors. Mr. B. H. Groshong, o HutchiHson, Minnesota, will he the manager of the farming operations. Superintending these as well j Is Just What You Are Looking ,J ONE OF THE'BEST SECTIONS IN three miles from Taber. 200 acres ready for crop in spring. All can be steam plovred. No stone. Plenty of good water and two coal mines right at corner of-land. The terms are the easiest. Price per acre. per acre cash, and the balance one-half crop pay- ments with interest at 5 per cent. Apply i CANADIAN REAL ESTATE COMPANY f