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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TO LUMBER BUY i WE ARE DAILY RECEIVING NEW, WELL .MANUFACTURED LUMBER OF GOOD GRADES WHICH WE OFFER YOU AT PRICES THAT ARE RIGHT. HAVE PUT IN A COMPLETE STOCK OF LIME, CEMENT, PLASTER AND BUILDING PAPER, and Lare prepared to furnish any biH complete (SUCCESSORS TO ENTERPRISE LUMBER CO.) C. R. CARLSON, Secretary Genertl Manager R. RANEY, Lethbridje Yard I rain "From the Far North Travel Far and an Object of Interwt to Swkatoon- iint. Saskatoon, Peb. real dosr tram the kind that threads the boundless, silent northern, country, pulled into town down Second Aven- ue last eveninsr between seven and eight o'clock. They and their driver, J, If. Cumines, had travelled this way Irom Isle la. Crosse. 350 miles north of Prince Albert, where Mr. Cumines carries on a business as a, i trader. In the team are five fine sam- ples -of the fcuskie. and huskie, "not the best matched team in the world.' 'explained the owner, "but they'have the strength, and I wouldn't trade them for anv for that reason.' Just to illustrate the strength of these tireless creatures, that will.spin off and ninety nules in, a, diy on'a feed of white fish and a "drink of Mir.-Cumines told of a wa- ger, won at Prince Albert on his down. At the Queen's ,hotel there it was claimed by him .to. back wo some remark, "'he had made, that his team could haul the hotel 'bus, and hitch- on, with a board the 'bus the doos trotted off. The weight was estimated to have been almost ton. TAKE THEM FOB A SPH? Mr. Cumines and Ms dojjs are quar- tered at the Western hotel and will be in town, for couple of days. This afternoon "it is the attention of the northerner to harness ,the team and give them a spin, around town, al- though he doesn't much the idea of negotiating- city streets with his AaK sa-vaee outfit. The danger is not at public, but the ani- mals are not used to much company, or .strange vehicles, so that the mas ter has a. fear that they may bolt. k THE CttfLY WAY TO TRAVEL "Out on. the open the train is the only way to declared Mr. to a Phoenix reporter this1 morning. "Give the dogs the and the can cover tirely and if he7jcares to may sleep, and they will go right, on, through (Woods, muskegs; find the way, travellinjc as Tixuch as and in a. day You wouldn't bear many tales of peo- ple-beine lost and frozen to the prairies if jdogs were in use in- stead of horses. ,-Tbs does of their own accord" will scent out a farm house even if it is miles he said. The animals are hitched, of course in tandem style and the in which the driver rides is just wide enough for "him to lie down. It is finished'off on the bottom smooth and like. The driver >uses no reins, relying on words and whip to control his small steeds. With the light outfit and ani endurance it is easy to the northerner has little use for-the pony, and particularly when tbe-dOKS are so easily kept. The chained up in. a Make a Fortune in Fruit to a Year Profit from only 10 acres You have heard of the wonders of B. C. .Fruit Lands. How would you. like to own ten acres in the famous Arrow Lake District, where irrigation is not required, and where the land yields a clear profit of from to on ten acres every year. HThere vegetables and small produce in such abundance that the profits are abjort beyond" your chance, if you have a little ready money or can save a few dollars every month. YOU CAN HOLD 10 ACRft OF THE FINCfT FRUIT LAHO FAMOUI OliTR ICT. Present prices of 1100 to IJ36 per acre on easy termi, those in- terested in. Iruit growing al opportunity. This is the most attractive fruit district in the Kootenay District of British Columbia. Nestled among the mountains on the .shores of the beautiful Arrow Lakes' amid wsenic beauty unsurpassed, soil of exceed- ing depth and richness, THE LAND.OF PERFECT FRUIT -No insect fruits peats, good market, -good transportation, good climate and good watei with rosds to every 10 acre tract within inexhaustible mar- ket at your door. THI ACREAGE If LIMITED, THE OPPORTUNITY BOUNDLESS. A brings free literature. The land'is beinf sold rapidly. Hundreds of inquiries at- being received, and fortune awaits the who bnya now. stable in the rear of .Western ho- tel this morning. They .were a peaceable and unpretentious lookintr breakfast menu consisted of a, course 'of ,'wMife fish, their only diet, and. a wtfter. Just dosp who "don't to "work for living, the huskie is very fond of all kinds of meat, but his boss 'knows that it isn't eood for travelling on in the cold, and there- fore only fish is fed. Beef would cause the doe to foam at "the mouth when he had travelled some and in the cold this would freeze, remiltmgf in much difficulty. At the end of' a lone the animals -are- feed orfish7 After a meal, says Mr., Cumines, the animals' cannot be put into Imrness for-about three hours; wolfish nature is shown on the slightest occasion. If lib- erty they will fight -among: themselves but should one into a qnarrel with an outsider, then the entire lot will side in with their kind. The jaws and eyes'and ears as they Jump- ed at the meal of "fish-this-morniny suggested the wolf in most every case. One fellow, a. animal') is lialf timber wolf, but he is not the most vicious of tie lot. The the real train but it Is practically impossible to set a bred 'huskie now, says Mr, Cumines. mov- ing about amon" them-the'driver kept the -stoat whip very at hand. ____ THE TBTP DOW-- Mr. Cumines waa six days the 350 miles from He'a lal Crosse to Prince Albert roads part very bad. He came yesterday in twelve hours down from Al- bert, making a few As" he came into, town Mr, Cumines left tb boat and, ran lest in the lights of the .streets they should become frightened- and bolt. Archdeacon-Sweeney will be con- secrated Bishop of Toronto on Msr. 36. SHOULD BRAKEMEN RIDE ON TOP OF CARS ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS LBTHBRinUB ALBERTA General Teaming II yon have any teaming any kind to do ring roe np, PHONt 101 Your will be smtulMtmily attended to. Comlmnstbe paid for WM, Ring Up 108 WBJJl DRAYINC DOM promptly tasd JOHN A. B. Infram Says It "s Not Perfect "Toronto, Feb. At a of he Engineers-" Club in 'Toronto Thursday evening when "Level' Cross- under discussion, W. ithauptj of Berlin, said he could' not .understand why. the Canadian law great -space between he iloor briages. He- thought -that the height 'of ialf was een' 'f It woulcT allow trains- ire safety, while thet )ossibmty' of more 1 out- the -country districts would be! greatly increased. Geo.A.Mountain chief engineer of Commissioners n reply to this, said .that, the law lad .been made, because, the -the P. B. freight- over fif- teenr feet 'high "the addition- necessary to protect on top of the "trains. j-own-'views were- that the timfr lad come when a brakeman should no longer have to be on top of Ms, the air brakes "almost perfect. Still itie rules' of the" road v made 'It necessary: hat a brakeinan should be on ifie op of the cars when his train, was rithin a imile'of a station. A -B. -Ingrain said that as Railway he wonld be very ryrto the- present law changed mil- any Jtfiew that it was, necessary for a brakeman to be -on op, of hie train because if -he didn't ong, freight trains would become arated and the engineer be none; the wiser. Besi'des, the air' brakes in use were not perfect and had "often 'failed, necessitating the use of hand brakes. A change ofl the- plan suggested could not effected just CAR Rl CD I NTO CREVICE Man MttU Awful Doth Niagara Thrilling Jtsscys Niagara Palls, N. Y., Teb. Soon, after noon today a middle aged man wae seen by "a number of Utorsi. on the banks' of the falls to slip while endeavoring to cross the on the ice wbuntain below the falls and disappear in a crevice under the American falls. .The police were, inunediately noti> fled and a force of men with, piki poles and were sent to his re lief but oould find no trace of him It believed that the maa slipped into the water under the ice. The body wss 'recovered later by an em- ployee of the .elevator in the park reservation. The recovery" was a thrilling one. Fafe. the rescuer with -ropss tisd around hhn slid down mountain of ios arid was towered into the oe- vkxr vnder the where be ftmod the body and brmifht k to the of ice mountain. The fc awsiiviifly forty years oi drewed and of laeditm SJM. trothSnf KM. as fst, teen fooftd he eovTd be tdentttted by. OF CANADA Capital, Rest aid -ProJits Exceed Aceonots jl-fJt I. as those of Cattle Dealers and Grain -given sgedal attention. purBrandies fanning and rancliing districts, dally, more tSofotighly uKio_do otlierBank., on auy Bank cashed. discounted or taken for collection.. Money .advanced t6 'reliable on moderate terras. opens a JlOOCnt. or the Principal at t LETHBRIDQE BRANCH: j. R.-Andsrson, Manager. BERLIN MAN KILLS POLICEMAN Olean, N. Y., Feb. a, hand" co hand pistol duel, with kelson Dessler, of Ontario, whom be caught in the act of burglarizing the office of the Dreney .Lumber Co., in Temple today Police Captain Haese'tt was shot through" aiuTinstantly kill-' ed.'' Dessler was shot four times. "He escaped' but was captured. i David Wells was-sentenced to three. the .pemtentiary for stealing copper'wire from Electric Xight Co. SMUGGLING CHJNESE San-Luis Obisco, Gal., Feb. What is believed to be'an organized plan to am aggie Asiatics into' this country bften unearthed as a re- >2B Chinese ia a box car in this The most peculiar ieature of the.dis- xiayery- was, that the Chinese were in bonded car sealed, wlii "the erninent- siampT The car was billed from it left'on Feb. 10 ior San Traneisco." _ JDten'-t Pay Any More Rent -hen we can. sell yon a wce-5 roooiaJ. n v 4ft ft.JL125 property is situated in the North a rd. Oar price is only and our terms are eiceptionaly easy. -All we ask if that yon pay us 125. cash and per month until it is paid for, This property has been rented ior per month. Tor ihrther particulars, TteCnadtaBBealtrtiteaBdl HEAD OFFICE-BBYA5 BLOCK F.O. Box 387 I M wnfuctured in Vancouver, B C., of the rery best Kiln- Lumber, in de. Prospective builders .would do well to me decidinf on a S. A, Spencer ;