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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBtftTA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY II, The man, who thinks he can't afford to be well dressed, certainly ought to find out the prices for Goth FLYER WRECKED rhiladdpliia, Feb. Penn- sylvania Special, the 18-hour flyer from Chicago to Now York, struck a rock at Hampton, 83 miles west of Harrisburg, shortly -after G a.m. t'xluy. wrecking the train. Of- ficial reports to the. company in this city say that beyond a severe shaking up m> one was aovt-rely in jured. Tho Pullman, the lion sinokcr. baggage car and three sleepers were derailed. Sold and Guaranteed McKELVIE McGUIRE. LEVEL CROSSING FATALITIES. Ottawa, Feb. to a siatement prepared for the Minister i'i Railways in connection with the ijuestion of better protecti-.'-n to rail- way crossings throughout Canada, 270 persons met- death at railway crossings during the past- five years, but of this number ninety-five per cent, lost their lives through their own carelessness. I FLORIDA HOTEL BURNED. Dayton, Fla.. Feb. Hotel Clarenden. at Sea Brteze. one of the j largest rcsori hotels on the east coast, together with ten cottages adjoining) i weri-1: totoally destroyed by fire early today. The two hundred and fifty j guests, who were asleep at the time, i were saved without injury, and many of were able io rescue most of their belongings. I J Place Your J Orders for t DRYING Get our PRICES I on i ....WITH.... i JUS, FRAME 4> I Satisfaction Guaranteed Corrugated Iron (Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying elwThere We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'s goods in stock one's mmmm if anna Office and Factory COP. ROUND iti mm 5TKETS Telephone 153 4 Yard, Smith St Phone 195 FJRE RATES AT PEG. Winnipeg, Feb. new sche- dule fixing fire insurance rates in business districts of Winnipeg was made public today. The reduction is about '25 per cent., and is the result of the installation of the high pres- sure tire system. SHOW AT EUREKA BEST EVER. First you look, then you gaze, and then you sture at the number of won- ders present at this popular theatre in this week's program. can- not express Messrs. Morris and Ni-. yen's regrets that they have not seat-j ing capacity sufficient, to accommo- date the theatregoers of this city that ahvays appreciates the excellent pro- grams at their house. However j they in hopes that as soon the wea- ther opens up they will be able to the addition built ou, which greatly add to their seating ca- pacity. Van Cello, the celebrated, loot jugggler. provokes continued a] plausc- with his ck-vor feats (feets juggling the barrel i anisic., which is wonderful. Cae-sar. who is one of the most cleve nagicians in our city, gave the pa -rons a nut to ciaek last night tha hey will find quite difficult. Wit lie assistance of Miss Lewis h makes the quickest change ever see n the West. He places her in ack and puts her in a trunk, whia then locked and roped. In th of an eye he changes place with her. Anyone who wishes to se the real trunk mystery should no fail to visit the the first par of this week. The Cowles Familj was certainly billed right as marve ou.s, as their novelty aerial gvmnas tics were exceedingly clever." Little Marguerite took the vast- audience by storm. She holds the world's record for the many clever feats she .per- forms, and is indeed a marvelous wonder. WHAT IS LAND WORTH GEO. SUMMERS' POPULARITY. Judging from the enormous crowd at the Lyceum last night it must be conceded that George Summers and lis big stock companv are more popu- ar than ever. "The Tliiei" last night uade a decided impression on the big audience, and tonight's bill, "Da- by request, promises nother big house. Kext week Man- ger Brown takes the entire Empire udeville Co., consisting of fourteen people. This will be an introduction f modern vaudeville and the high. st-salaiied en the continent. There will be only one performance, ommencing at 8.30, and continuing ntil 11 p.m: Between each act a eeture picture of the best class will e given, and we hope that the ad-i ent of this change by the manager' f the Lyceum willrbe received in the! lirit in which it. is intended, and I hat is to give Lethbridge the best1 IT the smallest prices. In Washington, IMPROVED FRUIT LAND brings from to per acre. We sell better lands unimproved at to per acre, according to location. You can make a good living and pay for the planting and cultivating of your orchard, by growing garden truck between the trees. OR You can have your land improved to a six-year old fruit bearing or- chard, for to per acre. We have experienced orchardists to do this work and charge per acre for same, which includes clearing, cultivating, supplying and planting two-year old trees (your selection) and the subsequent care of same for four years." Do these prices appear high to you? An Apple Orchard in full bearing, yields from 500 to boxes per acre, and nets the grower from to per box, hence if fruit land will yield a profit of even per acre, that profit is equal to ten per cent, on or ONE HUN- DRED AND SIXTY PER CENT, on the actual cost price. How many of the best farmt in other countries are netting the own- ers su-th profits annually on the price actually paid for the land? We invite comparisons. Do a little figuring for yourself. The climate of THE ARROW LAKE DISTRICT is admirably adapted to the growth of vegetation. Tht win. ters are GO short and mild, that tropical fruits, figs for txampU, can be successfully grown. The of valley are a com- bination of volcanic tand from the disintegration of igntous rocks, silt from old lake beds, and humus from the decay of vegetation. Thty comprise all the elements necessary to plant life, being from two to three hundred feet in depth, and are of inexhaustible fertility. says the New York Wall Street Journal, "are stubborn things and they won't down." .British Co- lumbia possesses lumber resources, greater than all the states of the Union, East of the Rocky Mountains. British Columbia is moreover now recognized as the orchard of the Em- pins. It has the soil, the climate and it will have the people. NOTE. Our contracts provide for twelve months in which to finally se- lect your land. -----We improve your property, if you wish it. Buy your home now while prices are low. They will never be lower and will certainly be higher in a very short, time. We do not claim to have the only Fruit Lands in British Columbia, but what we wish to explain, That- our lands were personally se- lected by two old of the country, who understood for profitable fruit culture, and who were at tho tamo time fa- miliar with the climate and toil con. ditions of the country. That, at the tamo time our were selected they had practically the choice of thel country. That were chosen for the A< t_ wmiig, onu WM in their opinion, the best obtainable. That due consideration was given to sections requiring irrigation and those said not to require It. That our lands were chosen with a view to irrigation, should it be found necessary, and can be irrigated at a very small expense. That since that time it has been satisfactorily demonstrated that Ir- rigation a not required. That transportation facilities and conveniencesto market were not over- looked. That the choosing of land in small isolated tracts Uhere schools and churches could not be maintained, was carefully avoided. That we believe, there are no bet- ter fruit lands in British Columbia, than we are offering at the present market price. We are not selling on COMMIS- SION. We own our lands and are interested fn satisfying pur customers. Write us for full particulars and literature. The ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA SLEET STORM HITS OHIO. phone lines in northern Ohio by a i heavy sleet storm which began yes_ _ T i terdav and continued Plays Havoc witn Telegraph, Tele-, most-Qf phone, and Lighting Systems. by fax the most disastrous suffered in Cleveland, 0., Feb. dam-; many years. Many towns today were age wrought to telegraph and completely isolated so far as com-, munication by either telegraph or telephone was concerned. Jjt Ash- tabula Edward Lindsay stepped upon a live electric light wire that had been carried down by the heavy weight of sleet, and was almost in, stantly killed. Under instructions from the Mayor of AshtabtUa the electric--illuminating plant wag clos- ed down last night, and the city left in darkness. Trolley car service was also abandoned. Sandusky is still" out of communication, as are several towns between Cleveland and Toledo. YOWR TO SEE CHM LYCBU The GEORGE H. SUMMERS STOCK Tomorrow Night The Wolf THURSDAY NIGHT The Lion and the Mouse FRIDAY NIGHT A Texas Steer SATURDAY NIGHT The Fighting Hope Saturday Afternoon at Matinee for Ladies and Later Specialties change their Program Nightly Box Office Open All Day RESERVE, SEATS GENERAL ADMISSION 25c NEXT WEEK Empire Vaudeville Company of 14 People THE BIGGEST AND THE HIGHEST-CLASS VAUDEVILLE ACTS THAT EVER PLAYED CANADA ;