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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Wednesday, February Page 3 Parkview Lots all sold- Now buy Alexander Addition lots at each, with quarter cash, balance 4 and 8 months. Best buy on the market. I have 200. Come and make your selection. W. R. DOBBIN 310 Glyri Street 20 LOTS In Alexander Addition, well located. Price Terms. L. S. RIPLEY I Tel 1034 Blk. J COLEMAN 4-4 f 4 New two-storey Seven Roomed House on London Hoad, near Coutts St., cash. Mortgage Balance in three annual payments with interest. A BARGAIN. Money to Loan Fire Insurance THE C. B. BOWMAN AGENCY ACADIA BUILDNG REDPATH ST. TELEPHONE 1325 4444 4 44 44 4444444 W. J. LLOYD C. H. DEVINE Your own selections from the old Steed Ranche, eighteen miles east of Warner, up IMPERIAL DEVELOPMENT CO., Southard Block Phone 1353 Lethbridge 4444444444444444444444 44 44 4 4444444 4 4444 4 4 The Centre Of Big Coal and Coke In- dustries The townslte of Coleman Is very picturesque. There are many resi- dences built on the hills to the north of the track. The main street has some good business houses. Nearly every line of business is represented. Be- sides the payroll of the mines there Is also that of the logging camps around Coleman. Nearby Is clay suitable for making bricks. This Is one of the youngest towns in the Pass but it will continue Its steady growth of the past few years. International Coal Coke Co. The coal nine and coke ovens of the International Coal Coke Co., of Cole- man, furnish employment to a large number of men whose pay cheques amount to a considerable sum. Snow sheds cover the tracks leading from the inlne to the tipple, where the coal is screened. The run of mine coal is loaded into cars on a siding under the tpple, while the fine slack coal is trans- ported on electric larry hopper carg running on top the coke ovens. The hopper bottom is opened and the oven is charged with the coal. As the oven rooms upstairs were furnished by the council and citizens of the village, and are used by the volunteer fire brigade under Chief Graham. The equipment eet The council chamber is also in the build- ing Coleman has a splendid waterworks eystem with a great gravity pressure from a reservoir up on the mountains. It is good water for household use and tnere is a powerful pressure, very viceable in case of fire. ELECTRIC LIGHT The streets and buildings of Cole- man are lit by electric light furnished by the International Coal and Coke The lights are giving satisfaction, BOARD OF TRADE Colemun Board of Trade have done many things, and all the leading men take a great interest in it. W. L. Oul- mette is president, and Harry Parks is secretary. Owing to their efforts the Soo-Spokane Flyer will now stop at Coleman when there are passengers to hall. The secretary has an office in one corner of the first floor. The Eagle's Nest The Order of Eagles are building a fine brick hall for lodge purposes, and for use of any large public meeting. This is the first brick building in CoJeman. Another improvement Is the excava- tion of the bed and the building of a bridge across the creek that flows through the east end of the village, R. N. W. M. P. Two members of the H.N.W.M.P. ire stationed at Cole-man in charge of Con- stable Hall, whose district extends west to the summit of the Crows Nest Pass and the boundary of Alberta. This is an important outpost in their patrol of Western Canada, Government Telephone Coleman has been the western term- inal of the Alberta telephone system, but recently has been connected at Crows Nest with the Kootenay tele- phone lines of B. C. Now Coleman citizens can "hello" fo Lethbridge, Cal- gary and Edmonton in Alberta, and to the people of Pernle, Cranbrook, Spo- kane, Nelson, etc., In British Columbia. Greater Coleman A little settlement to the west of Coleman called Slav Town, has been in- has not cooled when emptied, this coal often tnat it will become get off and on. It will have to stop so with the village of Coleman L i. ._in _ h 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 f 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 i 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 FORT GEORGE Will Be GREATER than PRINCE EUPERT f Situated on j unction of 3 Mg rivers. 6 railways arc heading- there. Lots each; down and per month. interest; no taxes. 320 acres improved land 5 miles from Lethbridge, per acre. Terms. Illinois-Alberta Realty 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 slack takes ure and burns for about seventy-two hours, when It is cooled with jets or water. When cooled suf- ficiently the uoor is opened and a man rakes the coal out of the oven on to a. Jj platform from which it is shovelled in- to cars. Box cars, cattle cars or coke racks are used, for the coke being much lighter, is piled higher than coal. These coke ovens are a novel sight to the stranger who arrives in the night and asks, dont they put out that As the wind veers from the east to the west or vice versa, the citizens of Coleman watch the blaze and escaping gases of the coke ovens and thus prophesy a storm or a warm Chinook.- Coleman Beautiful During the strike this summer the' village council employed men In grad- j ing the" streets, trimming the natural shade trees, thus adding to the beauty of Coleman. The International Coal Coke Co. gave the town a park OL 40 acres of partly wooded land lying adjacent tt and just north of the village. This public playground has been named Flummerfelt Park, after the present nead of the company. Already uas been spent on making improve- ments. This park will prove a very convenient recreation ground for the citizens. An open air skating rink has been fixed up for me winter in a sheltered notch of the hill. In the summer the tennis court Is well patronized. The Coleman Football Club won the ilutz cup in competition with teams from other towns in The Pass. Ffre Hall Coleman has a nice frame fire hall which was erected this summer. The habit. Sell Photos Over the Bar Coleman has three hotels but only the Colemaa House and the Grand Un- ion have bars. The Pacific has no license, and its bar room is now used by a photographer, who sells Coleman views over the bar. The International Coal and Coke Co. sell land on the con- dition that no liquor can be sold on the premises. Public School The public school trustees are: a regular jand arrangements are being completed for the blasting of a hill so that a bet- ter wagon road will join the two. The village council of Coleman are now taking steps to secure the incor- poration of Coleman as a town. But if the present rate of development con- tinues all along the valley It will not be Jong before the different towns will begin to consider amalgamation in one large, long valley city, with a municipal owned electric railway binding them together. If they keep on growing they will grow till they meet together along the valley. only temporary, for the company pur poseo tunelling into the hill south of the present opening. In the meantime i coal Is being shipped from Coleman I station, and it is necessary to haul the coal with teams from the mine mouth: to the depot. The electric railway' wUJ commence operations as soon as the power house is complete. As this mine is so near Coleman the pay chesues of this new company will benefit the business men of Cole- man as well as the new stores soon to be established at Carbondale. Farquharson and Boisjoli, whose head office is in Fernie, have three camps at Colemaa. These camps are employing over a hundred men and more will be needed after New Years. They are busy getting out a large sup- ply of mine props and mine timbers to fill contracts for the International Coal and Coke Co., of Coleman, and several mines on the prairie. They al- so have the contract to supply saw logs to the Gibson Lumber Co. at their mill three and a jalf miles north of Cole- man. They have another camp at Morrisey Jet, B.C., for supplying cedar fence posts, telegraph poles and piling. They carry on hand one of the largest stocks of such poles to be found In either B. 3. or Alberta. An Idaho company who have bougnt :wenty-one sections of land between Calgary and Medicine Plat have order- ed fence posts, which will be shipped from Morrisey this winter. Telephone poles are snipped to points in Alberta and as far east as Manitoba and Michigan. WESLEY CHURCH BUYS NEW SITE Messrs. Alex. Cameron, Graham and Mclntyre. A lour room adition costing is being erected to -the public 1Qe iuuu-zjuviay (joai ana school, which is bemgr equipped Co., Ltd.. have opened up a new steam heat and in all things up-to- Line to the west the pro Qf date. There will also be a good cement j international Coal and Coke Co. The Carbondale Creek Coal and basement are at preHeni ttjnew company have Mnt officeSi ma. staff tour teachers and a_ registra-ichine shop and house> aml fl 444444444444444444444444444444444444444444 A few lots on McKillop Street, North Ward, each. Terms. 4 room house and 2 lots on Robert Street, North Ward on terms Liberal discount for cash. We have some snaps in farm land close in. For prices and terms inquire T GALVIN-HATFIELD CO. Phone 1425 Office Room 1, Ott Block Box 1892 Open from 7-9 evenings 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44444444444444444444 444444M44444444444444 Two Good Lots beside Athletic Grounds for HK sale at each, with terms. J THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE t Phone 1045 Alberta Blk., Lethbridge Box 254 X 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 f 4 4 i I ARE YOU LOOKING FOR LAND WITH AN EASY CASH PAYMENT WE HAVE FOR SALE an A.I. Half-Section within miles of the Maryfeld-Lethbridge Branch of the C. N. R. All can be broken; is slightly rolling and covered with a good crop grass. Price only per acre. cash and the balance in four equal annual Instalments, with interest at 6 per cent. For this and other bargains apply to the tion of two hundred pupils in Stand- ards one to six. The teachers are: Principal S. Acheson, Miss Baxter, Mrs. Jobbitt ana Miss Uiose. There is small library and a good supply of j maps and charts. None failed at last year's Standard IV. examination. The new rooms are being finished in a most modern manner. Three Churches The Roman Catholic and Anglican denomination each have a neat, com- forable church. The Institutional church is unique in having a library and reading room in conection there- with. There is a locai branch of the Temperance and Moral Reform League, who are gradually trying to better conditions in The Pass. Hospital The U.ivr.w. of A. have a hospital in charge of Matron Mrs. Unsworth and Dr. Westwood and his assistant. The TJ.M.W. of A. also have a fine steel tipple will be constructed by the C.P.R. on the north side of the valley. An electric railway about three miles long is being built from the pres- ent shaft on the back of McGillivray Creek. The coal seam is about thirteen feet thick and the coal is of good coking qualit3r, so coke ovens will be built close to the railway. A townsite has already been surveyed and placed on market. Carbondale as this town will be called, has already a number of buildings. The foundation has been laid for a new hotel, and a store is now doing business. Carbondale ad- joins Coleman on the west. This is another sign that in the near future the coal mining will so develop m the Another church site has been pur- chased. Wesley Church has completed a deal by which they secure five lots in the north-west corner of DLflerin and Ashraead streets. They purchas- ed three lots on the corner from the Cameron estate and two to the north' of J. TuS's store. Mr. Tu5 will ex- change his lot for the more northerly of these two lots and the church will move his building, leaving five lots together in the corner for the site. It is understood that the considera- tion in the whole transaction is about The congregation is preparing to build and the official board at a meet- ins last night authorized a committee to wet plans for a building to seat 1000 to 1200, with a Sunday school room adjoining to accommodate 400 to 500. C. R. Daniel, of the Alberta Secur- ities was authorized to sell the pre- sent church property and the price was set at The site has a frontage of 125 feet on Redpath and 100 feet on Burdett. W. M. Scorgie, a young farmer of East Whitby, was killed in a gravel pit at Five Point, two miles Oshawa, Ont., yesterday by hanging of frozen ground falling on him and breaking Iris neck. from over- OVER ONE HUNDRED R. N. W. M. P. RECRUITS Toronto, Feb. one hundred recruits for the mounted police have been enlisted in Toronto during the past two .weeks by Inspector Fitz- gerald, who has himself seen twenty- one years of service in the Northwest A large number of the men are Eng- lish and the whole contingent are reported to he of a splendid type. i444444M444444M44444 4 4 4 4 4 4 SNAP Crows Nest valley that towns in The Pass will large mining centre. The present outlet of this mine is the various become one j LOCAL LAND OFFICE I BREAKS ALL RECORDS 15 acres close to Eosedale. per acre. One-third cash.- Balance 6 and 12 nips'. Clear title. Agent for Barnes -Coal. All orders receive prompt attention. The Golden West f Realty Co. J Co-Op. Block Crabb Street i 4 4 4'4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 444444444444444 444444 44 4 LONDON ROAD I H I Bow Island Rush Boosts Number of 1 Homestead Entries 3 lots close to corner Bartlett St. Easy Terms. ?600 each. Water and sewer. ALBERT E. IVES, f 44 44 4 4 4 4 4 4 STAFFORD BLOCK 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 CANADIAN REAL ESTATE COMPANY Rooms 6