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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHIIMDQC, -ALIA., TUESDAY, FCftRUARV 2, (Mi: NOW! HER. EM 111> XV JsiV You cannot afford to purchase Lumber, Lime, Cement, or any Building Materials without first seeing our stock and securing our prices. While a new Company in this vicinity, its'Officers and Managers have had years of experience in both Retail and Wholesale Lumber Business. No Order too large or too small to receive prompt and careful attention. (SUCCESSORS TO ENTERPRISE LUMBER CO.) Operating Taber, Granum, Glaresholm, Nanton, Monarch, C. R. CARLSON, Secretary and General Manager U, LI River, Milk River, Brant RANEY, Manafer LethbrioV Yard AFTER COAL AND Eager To Reach Country South Of Crow's Nest Line N. elspn, B. C., Jan. News has" the following special from Van- Four representing railway mterests which will-seek en- trance to the Flathead river valley, are" now organizing at the Hotel Van- couver .preparatory to waging stren- uous efforts for securing 'the favor of .the provincial legislature at the present session. The lines represent- ed are the Great Northern, the Harri- man roads, Corbin in connection with P. R. and the Chicago; Mil- waukee St. Paul Railway. The nominal applicants are British sub- jects but they are 'merely acting for American transcontinental A charter covering the route from the international boundary through the'FIathead valley to a point on the Crow's Nest branch of the C. P, R., is already in existence., having been granted to the Southeast- Kootenay railway. It Is understood that this company will put up a vigorous fight; against all applications. The promot- ers of this line are nearly all Canad- ians who, say they- are now about completing financial arrangements for the starting of construction of the road during the coining summer .and have turned down several offers from the American transcontinental rail- way people. J. J. Hill plans to build a branch line north from Belton, a station on the main line in Montana, to enter British Columbia via the Flethead river valley, crossing the frontier at a point nearly ,100 miles east 'of (Gate- way, where his existing line into the Crow's Nest district crosses the bound ary. Besides tapping .the coal- and lumber resources throughout .this, dis jtrict he will make connections with Ms northern.. terminals at Fernie an( Michel. The proposed line feet. .a saying miles jn, the, hau We have just received a full assortment of STEPHEN'S CELEBRATED PAINTS Also Brushes, from the Sign to Kalsomining. and Iiupect Our Right P.O. Box 27 Phone of coal and coke to Butte, as com- pared with the present branch via Gateway. D. C. Corbin plans to extend the line he has already built from Michel to McGillivray in a southeast direc- tion., to Bm-te. This work was enterjed upon to obtain., a market ior the pro- duct of the coal claims he has at Mi- chel.. Holding .seventeeii claims, he plans the expenditure of a million dollars on their development and ah easy entrance to the Butte roarket for.his coal and Mr. Corbin is also'heavily ed in coal and oil lands near the aoundary VMch 'would be tapped by the new line. His connection' with .he C. P. B. would also mean that his road would be connecting link tween the Canadian Pacificr system and central Montana, enabling the latter to square up with thV Grea "Northern..-.-. The Chicago, Milwaukee A St., Paul road seeks to ljuild from its main ling at a. point near Misaoula, Mont Before striking the international with the intention of securing supply of coal for its new transcontinental system, efforts, to purchase satisfactory coal. lands in Wyoming and other adjacent states having- proved unsuccessful. A high At- a conference. of the New" City Mr. Harriman prefers, to buildjminster ____ through southeast Kootenay under j Council this morning D. D. Mann of his. ,own charter. With characteris-1 the Canadian Northern, said that as- tie astuteness he is said :to have -he- returned would seen every, possibility- in his fight j recommend pacing .-engineers at St. Paul, who was week from boundary it. will traverse a rich and undevsloped portion of territory -in- cluding the Flathead Indian reserve. The proposed link; from .the niain line to the British Columbia border would be .almost 100 miles" long, -This niote would also afford a shorter haul to the Montana, smelters than .that now enjoyed by the Great ..Northern with Fernie and Michel. The offi- cials of the Chicago, Milwaukee, Paul have latelv been investigating a number of important sitions in the Flathead country :at prices varying from The management is -credited I Seattle, stated that every American transcontinental line, as a- measure o self protection, will soon be" depend ent on east Kootenay for its coal sup ply. The American coal in the: west-was far, -steam ing while Cok was to the American, smelters west ofcthe Missou- ri river. Interests close to the man- agement of the Chicago, Milwaukee St. Paul have also sent trusted agents .0 the JFlathead river valley to report oq the area; of coal Jands ;with a view engaging m coal a p rate .enterprise. J. D. FarreJl, E, E. Harriman ieutenaht, is said, to have an idea of )uilding into southeast KootenayJ 'he project is to extend the .HtaH Northern, a Harriman road, from. Silver Bow near with J. J.-HiIl and--to: have taken: the work finally locating a line" -to the precaution, to. arrange, ior 'the pur. I coast. He said-the. line, would prob- ehase of., another charter should ably traverse .rich Fraiser river through to the boundary, a distance of about i miles and thence the coal If the Hill interests are unauccessfut in securing ar charter and Harrimaa wins out at Utah Nort them, extension will: give him a shorti er haul by 150 mfles ed by the present Hfll line from; Crow's Nest district .to the Great Northern main line: The Harriiian road now extends from Salt Lake .City to.; Silver Bow Junction and would; cross five- other cessity.-arise: valley grossing the pany, commenced .building he hoped to inaintain. the. company's record of a mile a day. -previously the had no financial assistance for any -lines in this province, but an assurance of aid 'in the: near future had been giv, en by the premiers both ;of the DoT mimon and .of; British Columbia. Why This Newspaper the Ideal the Retailer Whose Location Coil (Copyright, 1906, by Thomas j, area, and to go be, cross swords with; yoad this area in soUcitatipnol cus torn would be unprofitable. stricted. not be so Possibly you could wastepaper baskets, fire commericers, and your news -doesr reaches the number of buyers, for pay orders irom anywhire in C.n.di.n Your blotter- :in, Mr. BrownV house interest "Mr. Jones. But run thli paper, to'ybitH Brown, and be- i- newpiiRer either for or as "parcel-to. cold, undig-: .you nothing to What offer offer your leaders of your pwn youtin the.- profitable publici.' news, which is insufficieint for the 4ni the a public to commence on. The people purchaser." If so, your are primarily try. over the route is said; location of surveys will be rushed id completioit early thii spring in; der that construction work; may be undertaken without a moment's BANK OF Let us teU you why you can fain this desirable tntf by ;the of advertising columns. This is a It is fpt.h.each.time. It or two hundred repeats ably make it an 'ance. Should you put your name on pen- cils, blotters, etc., you will find some of the people would have no compunc. WHERE AP- be Union Bank: lias over 145 Branches in Canada, and two ,..v l of these arcjn-the from Fort William to Prince Rupert. To Western Farnien, Ranchers, Grain and CatUe Dealers and MerchanU, and to business in the offer au service. SlftafS ICfMrtMll at every Branch. 11.00 opens an account, on which hifbcst current rate is paid. LtTHMlPOt MAWOH; J, H. It their their confidant. It It b iaction. Consequently, any of. yours not You cannot pry intoTe pubhcV favor by offering them a bait ftur partg gold, partg al- loy. You must wear the advertis. The cheap .route is cheap only in It i8 the by or .the j a place in paper er along with the general happenings have inf ill ibN chanow of being remand which means that u. nothing. to be ashamed of. printed-wordr located than put a Do you know that if on There is Advertise in this paper now, and procure the orders when you need them. Don't let your atraifht. hitting or rifle, metboda get the. re- for JW to know thi. what ito Abience wouM to ;