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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LITMMIDQE, .ALTA., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY II, 1101. It's .a man's duty to dress well Also, it's his duty to dress well economically. Logically, it's his duty to wear 'Progress Brand" Clothing Sold and Guaranteed by' McKELVIE naxt toast on the list couple-1 with it the names of Messrs. Clarke and Johnston, all of whom were greatly in favor of an amateur city leajrae- Mr. McLelland arose to explain the situation of the Y.M.C. in the athletic d literary circles of the city. other things he stated that athletics, although only started in that institution as a side line, was running away with all other depart- ments and he hoped "that every younsr man in Lethbridfje would see his way clear to joining the Y.M.C., whether he belon ed to an opposine athletic team of any sort or not. "The Youne Men's Club." coupled with the names of Dr. Courtice, Geo. Bannerman and E. Jackson. Mr. Bannerman. after making- a short speech to the Question, read a letter from Mr. H. Nicholson, manager of the "Press in which he ex- pressed regret at not being able to attend. Mr. T. S. McKenxie was aeain call- ed upon to make a speech on athletics and highly praised amateur sport. He was very much in favor of amateur sport and his crame'was "tfaseba.ll." "The Players" was responded to bv two of the Y.M.C. veterans, namely, Greene and Lepner, who both wished to be on the..team again this year and had all confidence that they could win the nennant for 1909. "The Patrons of the cou- pled with the names of Mr. I. Ea- kin and G. H. Johnston. Mrr Eaton stated that whenever he had "two bits" in. Jus pocket .arid., there was a city leatrue game on he'd come aloiicr to get ".thrilled." V arose he was erected with "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" and three-'cheers, and. when he was allowed to get a word in., he crave some remmicences on in Lethbridjje, and then presented the medals and also the pennant, which Mr. Humphries-toad eiven him to pre- sent for him. Upon the medals and pennant xamined, Mr. McKenzie stated Contractors We have just unloaded 3 cars Hardware and Nails Get our prices Sure to interest you Hayr Bros. Pbooe 75 World's Record Tunnel Driving Spokane, Wash., Feb. records in tunnel -driving were estab- lished and one ot" the greatest encin- eerincr feats of the- century was success fully completed, when drillmen in Ida- ho and Montana, working in Chi- and. Puget Sound Eailway Company's bore in the Bit: ter Hoot Mountains at Taft, Mont., shook hands at the ends of a crow- bar. Ther-tunnel. feet in length .three inches .In height aud 18 feet six inches across the floor, le.ck- ed only 1-300 oi an inch of Dcing in true alighnment, while in level the two crews, of 175 men each, differed about 1-100 of a foot when the vrall of rock between. :ho pierced. Tlie best c w i.s ir ade in January, 1909, when 736 ieet were driven, the figures 1908, beinff 731 feet live Work was started November C, 1906, but was -ibamlono-l by the contractor. Tinion soula, Mont., took Apri 1907, pushing the worK without mission? Drills driven by compress- ed air were used. Interest i with the progress oOJir. and there WAS much. jiojJ iiniunsii rivfjiv 5.0 h dr.1'! would make the ITJE i ra i i 11 11- aho scored., it w.cj UK- cu 1 r-i" i'-r.s months of effort. AS thr drill Vas withdrawn n er.ivuv- shoved into the aperature and the Montana men "shook hands" their more successful rivals and con- eratulated them upon their triumph. To" show-'ho w femarkabie -the work in the Bitter Hoot bore is from an view-point the -best re- cords made in the Alps and Switzer- land are oupted: Simpleton, 641 feet; Arlbur.tr 641; Albula, 607; Loetsch- 574; Karawenken, 553; Tavern, 548; Bosrucfc. 546; Ricken, 550; St. Gothard 436. The previous perfor- mance in the United States was on the Groton acqueduct tunnel, York, in 1887. when feet, was driven. WILL WITH QUEER PROVISIONS. Jacob Steckley, farmer of Bethesda, Whitchurch township, York county, who died on Nov. 13, 1908, left a will containing some novel provisions. To his widow Catherine, he left: per year, instead of- dower. Her choice of one room, Her choice of two rooms upstairs. One cow, to be kept and fed by his sons. to be supplied her by sons. and furniture. Six hens, kept for her by sons. A plot of ground for a garden. The estate is worth and the farm is valued at The farm property is to be-divided between his two sons, Ernest and Wesley Steck- }ley, and one of the conditions of the will is that they shall put a stone wall and a good stable under the barn. A codicil.to the will revokes a pro- vision granting per year as wages to each of the three daughters, Sal- ena Hoover, Emma Hallman and Emily Steckley, as they had stayed at home and worked on the home, stead. This is of no ef- fect, however, for it is signed by only one witness, Pike. Therefore the two sons will have to pay each of the girls the Grand Entertainment Of the Little Sisiers of St Augustin's Church On Thursday, Feb. 18 I j i Everythiug in season j served tastily at i1 Itie Coaldale Cualdale Block AT 8 P.M. IN 4 t St. Augustin's Hall j j The Conservatory Juvenile Oroliestra of Nine pieces IJI will make its first- bow to the public of .'Lethbridge. EVERTOODYCOME i Admission 25c J j 80 ocres of irrigated land in pieces of or 20 acres, close J in, a bargain. [Standard Land Co. Ltd. i OPITAl, Herald Market Place ym have ts MM or to rest it is tbil CtlMM. If you wait f for f I SITUATIONS VACANT general servant. Ap- ply to Airs. McNicol, 1110 Bompas St. good general servant. Apply to Mrs. Frank Colpmaja, cor- ner oi Dufferin and Burdett Sts. 56-0 housework by the day or in the evenings. Apply Mrs. Phasey, Lethbridge P. 0. 63-0 YOUNG LADY and Colonial Photographic Co. Roonu 1 and 2, Oddfellow Block. 54-6 as engineer on steam plow; good references furnish- ed. Apply to Box C, Herald Office. 53-12 good general servant. Apply Mrs. V. W. McGuire, 529 Round St. 56-6 wanted at Chow Sam's Cafe. 57.0 for Leth- bridge district for a first-class life insurance company. Apply to Mana- ger, Box 1438 Calgary. 58-6 general ser- vant. Apply Mrs. J. R. .Anderson, Union Bank. 59-0 TO RENT. TO Restaurant; fully equipped. Apply Wm. Porten Ar- lington Hotel.- 57.0 MOTION PICTURE THEATRE for sale, in thriving British Columbia citv; owner must realize immediately. Apply T. E. A., Lethbridge Herald. 45-12 WANTED TO 4 to 6 ft. plate glass cigar also National cash register; must be in good condition. Address M., P.O. Box 495. 36-0 FOE wheat arid baled hay. J. M. Reding, North Ward. 46-12 FOR Hay for sale, .first class blue joint, at per Ap- ply L. S. Ripley, office 8, McDonald Block. TO unfurnished rooms. 25 Argyle Ave. Phone 124. 57-0 house wanted, close in, by married couple; no family.-Ap- ply at Hub Cafe. SAM'S CAFE For a great there Chow Sam Co. SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS Coal mining of the Dcaninion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Territories and.British Columbia, be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of in acre. Not more than acres will. be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease znugt be. made to the Agent or Sub-Agent pi, the uiatrlct in which the rights ap.' plied for are situated. In surveying territory the land' must be described by sections, or le- gal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyad territory the tract appli- ed for-shall be staked out. Each application must be accom- panied by a" fee oi which will be: refunded if the rights applied for are not available- but not otherwise. A: roy alty shall be paid OH the mer- chantable output of the mine, at the rate of five per ton. Every lessee of coal mining rights which are not being operated snail furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion. Lands with; a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include coal: mining rights only, but the lessee may be permitted "'to purchase available: surface be con- sidered necessary for the" working ol the tb'ii rate of aefiSr" For full information, CappUcation. should be matte to the Secretary -.of the Departmeiit ol the luteriori tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent ot Dominion Lands. Deputy Minister of the Interior.. .-publication: of this advertisement will not be' paid for. FOR SALE FOR on Coutts St., close to school, at each; 1-3 cash, bal ance easy H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. 6-O FOR North Ward lois, cash, month. This is balance per the; best. buy in North Ward. Alberta, Realty Co. SOUTH AFRICAN Veteran-Scrip for s'ale, located or tunlocated. Apply R, R. Cropley, Room 26, Hill Block, or Box Lethbridge, Alta. 55-6 LAND FOR section; 300 acres in winter jnile of shipping point; per acre; good terms- Alberta Realty .Co. on Ashmead, near Lon- don St., 1-3 cash, balance 3 and-6 months. Alberta Realty Co. FOR Warner, three lots, 17, 18, 19, house and shed; block 8, one block south of hotel; five-wire and poultrv fenced; for cash, F Rigbv. Windsor Hotel, Lethbridge. 59-3 PROPERTY FOR SALE FOR store buildings, now occupied by J. J. Johnston, Schweitzer Bros., and Joe Fong. buildings must: ..be- removed in the course of :a month-or iwo. For at Canadian -Commerce. The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET lota North if tke liilml art Nest of Vntiiiiter M. FROM EACH T7AQV One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum FOK acres and house on Crabb St. Apply Yearn Chow, Box 95, City. .55-6 FOR SALE. FOE shares in Leth- bridge Woollen Mills Co., paid up, will sell for cash. W. T- Watson, Box 393, Hosmer, B.C. 55-8 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN WEST LAND REGULATIONS Any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years old, may homestead a .quarter-section of available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. The applicant must appear in, peripji at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sab- Agency for the district. Entry by proxy may be made at on certain conditions, any by agency father. mother, son, daughter, brother or tto- ter of intending homesteader. months' residence upon and cultivation of thtt in, eacb, of three years. A homesteader may_ live within nine miles of bis stead on a farm of at least 80 acres solely owned and occupied by him or by his father, mother, son, "brother or- sister. In certain districts a homestetdei in" good standing may, pre-empt a quarter-section alongside Ma home- stead. Price per acre. Duties. reside six months in eacb. of six years from date of homestead entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra. A homesteader who has, exhausted his homestead right and cannot i ob- tain a pre-emption may take a -pur- chased homestead in certain districts. Price per acre. reside six months in eacb 'of -three years, cultivate fifty acres and'erect a house worth ".-1" W.W.COBY. Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication; tbss. advertisement will not paid LOST the Eureka, a fur Owner can have same by calling at the Eureka. 68-0- COWS FOR cows for sale. Apply M. "Boyson, Stirling. WANTED TO piano; state price, terms and cash, and c.w. Herald Office.. 56-0 FOR sets counter plat- form scales; each. Apply Man- ager Hudson's Bay Co. ;S 59-6 The Habit of Adver- tising in the Herald Bespeaks Progression bay pony, marked 'Sritb white star on forehead and Branded 7h on: left .shoulder; reward of for information leading to Write Jos. Pilsbury, Alta. 69-12 May, 1908, one brown horse, 8 years okl, weight nearly 000 Ibs., branded B on right side hip. Also black mare colt, coming two years old, narrow white atripe in; face. Both had halters on aV the time they disappeared. A reward of will be paid to the party re-. turning them to N. J. tnwnship 15, range 18, section 2, Post Office, Taber. .684 ESTABLISHED 1864 Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Capital..................... Reserve and Undivided Profits........ Acctwts d Msrcluiits, Farmers iM Rmcliers MicM Drafts Money Orders letters of Orsdit Savings Bank Department UthbrHft Breach St. ;