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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Will be off again in three weeks. THE SILVER FARM the best known and most talked of property in Southern Alberta. It has been a money maker from the start. ITS FEATURES 2,100 acres, all under cultivation, and now in winter wheat. Better prospects for a big crop this year than last, when the yield was 45,000 Bushels of Wheat 1 The entire farm is Kneed, there being nine miles of new four-wire fence. 13 new movable granaries. 3 miles frontage on railway. Railway switch on land. Plenty of water. Small house and stables. Six miles from Lethbridge. Raw land in vicinity selling at $15 per acre. TERMS $13,000 down, balance easy terms. Crop included. Must be sold within three weeks. Southard Block, Lethbridge. C. R. DANIEL, Manager. W. R. DOBBIN'S | SNAPS 1 G lots on Courtland street, at $250 each. 4 lots, just cast of Westmins- ter Road, at $225 each. 5 acves, east of Fuir Grounds, at $135 per acre. G lots, on Bruuton street, at $200 each. G42 ncres of fine farming land north of the river, at $11.50 pur acre. m 2,000 acres, east of Clares, holm, at $12.50 por acre. DEALER UC Alberta Lands sad Lethbridge ? Properties.  Boom 1, Southard Block * Phone 122. LETHBRlDQEv ALT A. * SIX MORE CASES. There ore six wore cases of smallpox at Starling. Th$y areconfmod %o the family at It. J. Withen, where the man, who toad contracted th�, disc, ae was living. City Council Meeting. At Monday night's Council meet -ins It wis decided to give W. C. Brent of Toronto, a ctabonturo brok-cr. u fortnight's option on S-tO.a/M) worth of water works debenture at par. C 1J. Uowtnan. secretary-treasurer said an Inquiry had recently Ixjen received from a man who offered to tako the city's whole issue, or $109.-000. at 8100.000. As the wivU-r works Is considered a gilt-od^e proposition, it was decided to ask pur for Ovcni. Mr. Brent wrote: "Could you grant nui a short option on your $40,00U debonti res? If so. and the price is a reasonable one. I think I could handle the whole block for you. The auditor's report for the municipality of Lethbridge for the year ending Dec. 31. 1000. was as follows: Uy balance Jan. 1. 190B * 407.40 Sundries 8 521.00 Licence* 2.701.00 Scales 208.00 found 140.00 Doga 184.00 Fines 415.00 Poll tux 0S7.00 Taxes 30,718.01 --- 35.300.41 Total receipts 835.833.81 EXPENDITURES. To markets and immigration ..........................9 120.10 To works and property ... 0.804.25 To health and relief ....... 1.084.43 To license and police ...... 2.422.09 To Are, water and light 4.098.55 To Finance ................ 22.483.00 To balance due Jan. 1 1WJ7 ....................... 1,200.57 The water works report for 1005 was as follows: Receipts:- Water Reunites Rates uod Meters ...........$12,588.14 Builders ......... 480.05813.008.10 House connections ......... 2.238.37 Materlul sold ................ 154.23 Frontage rutos ............... 2.132 00 Sundries, extensions and inspection fees ........... 705.11 Total receipts ............ 18.357.00 Expenditures:- Dwelling at pump house...8 1.0-17.34 Balance due on pumps .... fl.010.81 House coonections ......... 2.483.55 Lund ...................... 500.00 Interest ...................... 9.207.01 Operating, power salaries 5,105.12 Extensions .........'............ 7,222.01 Refunds ............ ............ 103.82 Sundries ........... ........... 739.08 Total expenditures ......832.080.74 Balance due Inion bunk Hec. Ml, 1905 ............ 47.415.Oii Total demands J-ess receipts . .. ....870.405.74 ... 18.357.90 Balance due bank. IVc 31, l'JOii ....................$01,137.84 The works and property committee was instructed tomuko specific ivcoin-mendalions regarding the sti-tiring of a crusher, u gi-udor. ami u ro'ler. KivlnR uuotutiuni. Hugh Scott, street siipi'rlnu>ndent, raciinmeiidiKl to the works mid property committee that 2O0O seedling bo secured from the Dominion government. A similar tjuuntity was obtained three years ago. and Not out in \V. II. Fairfield's nursery, and they are now young trees and will I'o planted, but to ornament the HlroctN this season. The trees nre ash, elm and cotton wo, d. Secretary Treasurer Howntun explained that application had n I ready I ecn nunL-for the seedlings. On tho recommendation of th1 fire, water ami light committee, it was decided to purchase the following supplies for tho Ore department: 4 signal whistles, 1 alnnn boll. 0 rubber coats. 0 holtuots. 1 pair of blankets for team, 1 pair of hattor bridles, 4 bind lantern*. 1 red lantern, 2 torches, 4 ladder tolts, 4 smoke protectors, 2 reducing nozzles, 2 gongs (for hose wa.on and ongln')' 3 hydrant valves for 21 inch hose, ami 1 hydt'uni valve for suction how. 1*. L. Kalsmlth, ipenernl iiwnafT o( the A.II. & 1. Co. wrote stating that th.> company did not kwp a roan exclusively in tho �ngln>-room at niRht, and expressing the opinion thut the use of tho company's Htoam at night for sln>n fire alarm was therefore not practicable, as tlumen might bo somewhere el so wh-n ae.dod. Tho letter' was referred to tho fire water and light committrv, to sw if tho whistle routd not lie operated from tho station i>y an electrical device. E. II. Wilson, comptrolk-r of thD A.u> & 1- following resolution: ' It solved that the resignation of (V It. Bowman as secretary-treasurer an.I nSKi-ssor I e attvptcd. that of assessor to tuko place at ones, and thut of Herretary-trtasuror on Aprfi 1. "R�-rtolve.| tbnt the council desires to express to Mr. Bowman its profound regret m tho nacosnlty for his resignation, and begs to assure him of its liest wishes for increased success." t'. B. Bowman is a blue nose, that is ho is a native of N"ova Scotia, but is a w-hole hearted westerner now. Ho linn l�een living h:�ru since 1889, und was appointed secn�tary-trnasurer in 1897. M n:ird's Lint went Co.. Limited. Sirs,-I have- used your MINARD'S LINIMENT for Ihe past 25 years ond whilst I have occasionally used other liniments, I can safely saythai I have nover us id any equal to yours It has U�n an iinfullng ivmody in our household over sines 1 can no -member, and has outlived dozens of would-bo competitor/, and huHa'tors.' i Yours truly, Dartmouth. J. Ci LESLIE A LOCAL BUDGET. O. I'. MucMicking has return si to the city. Another foundry is to 1*3 started at Calgary. Four Italians wvro f.n�d $2 each for l.eini drunk at thj police court to-day. Rev. Mr. Dickie1, tlio Prosbyterian Minister at Brandon, has invited Evangelist Rant on to conduct a �>r-K's oi h.irvices in thut city at tho close of his cngagwnont horo. A numlwr of young pooplo took advnntage of -the Chinook, and in-tlulfi**.! in.n very enjoyable sK-gh ride lest evening. After which ro-freshuicnts were wrvie heard for t-ho first tlniu. i Rev. .1. 11. HWdoll. D.D.. Vrlncipnl 'of Allicrtn Collego, Edmonton, who | was onnotinc.d to preadt ul Wesley J Church next SalJ nth, bus cnnce-'Itd his \ n;ngeineiu. owing to 'the uncer-tnliity of it twny connection. At Weslej Church on Sunday th.> pastor will xpenk nt both R'r\ice�. Subject*. 11 a.m. "The EvanA was refused a drink by a local bartender, cut tho latter's wrist with a buckle, n.-cc-ssltatirtg the nppRe�-oo of several stitches. Tho bur -tender in se'f d>>fi�nce Wt Cochrane uvor the head with a bottle and h hud lo lie stitched too, Coohrnne was fined 82 ami costs for K'itv,; drunk and disorderly. An "Irish Evening" the third of ihe National owning* being ludd by the Young Men's L'lub, will takeplucj in the Young Men's parlor, Wesley Church, this evening. A good pro-gramnK? will bo given. Everyt>od.v welcomo. Reserved seats for ladles. No admission foe. These evening* h4ve been enjoyable and are growing in interest and attendance. Rev. A. H. Ranton, a wall koovvn e% angel 1st who has conducted ser*-vicca in Ontario, Manitoba and tho Easlorn States, will begin an evangelistic campaign in Wesley church on Sunday, Feb. 17th. Mr. Ranton is now conducting services at Modi-cine IIat, which aro proving very successful. Rev. J. M. Harrison,who U invited to assume tho pastorate of Wesley Church noxt Juno, writes in a private letter, tnat Mr. Ronton is doing splendid work, prcoctvmg powerful sermons, and employing methods that commend thoinnolvcs to tho i*eoplo. Special soryicos ar>> being hold io (Wesley Church in anticipation of the coming of tlio evangelist. A cadet corps is to bo organ>�>d i nth is city. Forty-five boys have already lieen enrolled. Tho organl/a -lion will bo known as '''Lulhbridgo Cudots" and will be conducted m.ter rigid military disciplino. It will >>o non-d.nominutionul and any boy u't-ovo tho ago of ton years may applv for a position as a recruit Prills x'l be held once a week tn tho owning and wilt consist of squad, cotcji and battalion drill. The cadets will go into camp in all probability during the month ol July fo twe've days at somo convenient pltt'^e n ur the city. Equipment of arms i  � uniform will be arranged for it-r A gy mnoslum will also bo p if. 4>l Eye Examining la a very dolicnte busincBB. It require* experience, a knowledge of optics, and tho nocutMiury instruments. Wo are fully e|u'p-jKxi in all these purticulars, alul can determine with the utmost accuracy when u person should wear Kinases, what 6ort of fdusses they should be, and we will supply them at the lowest possible price. Wheh Uiobo advantages aro so handy,don't you think it would be a mistake to do without glassesv Any error of vision is altogether too important to be neglected. Let us give you the advautitRo of our facilitit s. OK EN, the specialist, at R. A. WRIGHT'S Jewelry Store. DEATH. maiNBOTHAM- At Lothbrklgo, Alberta. Foli. 0, 1907, Dorothy, beloved and only child of Mr- and Mrs. E N. Iliginbothuin. aged two years and six months. COALDALE NEWS. Mr. II. A. Sugiitt went to Calgary mi n business trip Tuesday-Mr. A. Haley relumed lust Mon -day, after a three weeks vlsitthrough th.< States. He went by tin' way of tha U. N. R.. returning on