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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Sure Growth BACK TO OLD HOME 1 Immigration agent ut .Lothbrlilgo in charge of South Alberta. He hue an #j intimate acquaintance with the im� Charlcs Mair Recounts Experiences migration to and the development of In West. Western Canada and of lrtto years practically with Southern Alberta. I his region he dosi-rilws as having (l\rlh, Out., Courier ) AT RELIANCE It will be one of the leading Coal Mining Centres of Alber-tn. A lot of money has been invested in n modem plant. Piro clny has been discovered in extensive quantities, and its use means that Reliance w ill be a great industrial centre. RELIANCE LOTS Are now on the market. They sell from $50 to $300 a lot, according to location. . 10 PER CENT. DOWN GETS YOU A LOT And ten per cen?; a month will hundlu other payments. One of the best opportunities to invest your money and reap big returns. Reliance is bound to grow. Write or call on - T. �. PATTESON OLL Block LETHBRJDCE, ALBERTA -For further particulars. The. Courier was agreeably Rtirprix-ocl by ft visit on the liVth inst. from: Mr. C. Mair, a native of tiio Village-.| of Lanark and an old re.-mVetvt of our , town. Mr. Malr's family was for many yvars klenUned with tlie his.- ', tory and progress of thts district I Ills grandfather, Mr. William Mair. pnvtgrartod from Scotland to t^rnark in 1824, where his son. James Mair, sr., established extensive bunnoin Interests it: Lanark and Perth and with his sons wore amonpi the plowvrs, as early as 1833, of the great square timl*r trade. ,f the Ottawa Valley. His youngest son, who is' now, after an absent*? ,f iir, years, visiting our town nnl his-nativo \ illagc of Ixwark was born In 19 to, and in 1�"3- Nvns one of the party mnt by the Dominion Government to lied River to oix-n up communication by road to the I.ake of tho Woods intended to connect with the immigration road from Thunder Bay ^-ostward. Hero Mr. Mair contribute) to the Canadian press a serlca of descrip  tive articles, tho first to pop�ihin�-tho Northwest, niid which attracted the first strenm of immigrants from this province to that th-n far nnthe North : West. | Irrigation enterprises of great 'moment havo Ixvn and aro being carried out by the Altarta Hail way and Irrigation Co. and by thu Canadian I'ucuie Railway Co insuring crops against drouth and making grain growing a certainty. Hut lurmers are pouring into the non-irrigablo areas as well and are growing will-tor hard, Alberta uud Spring wheats with marked success, the yield per acre being greater than in Manitoba this year, �iud the yiialily of tlw gram unexcelled. In consequence, what was oucu a stock-raising country soUsly is rapidly rising into protnin^nuo us a producer of cereals, and the prejudice against it in this respect is now completely dissipated. Round - up of ^Prairie News W. ,T. lMtlllips of Nelson, 11.C, boi.'ti appointed l''iro Chief at Fernio, II. C. f has E. Adonis announces to his old friends and customers he has opened a Plastering! Waste Plain and : Ornamental Pkateri J. A. SLADt, Lethbridge, Estimates Olvon. Tlw Altwrtn Central Hallway cotn-t�any will apply to 'the parliament of Canada for an �ct to extend tho time for construction of tlw railway from the villago ofContont, Albortu. Mcdiclno Hat. Cranbrook Herald: Charles Magw bought a turkey at Cowley for Christmas and when Mrs. Magoe cleaned the bird she found two small gold nuggets, a moonstone and an agate in the crop. H might pay someone to Investigate the feeding | ground of that bird, for there may | bo a placer gold ml no somewhere in that part of tho country. General Lunik Business On Baroness Road, east of the COi rt House I SAVE MONEY NOW - - ai'll you lots now in for $100, that will be at $200 in a month.'* 1 can Tabor soiling time. tiootl Farming Land for sale six). W. F. RUSSELL Real Estate A�eut Tabor. Alts. SMOKE Thos. McKay defeated F. a. Sis -utid lands are. ra|As In an aldermanic byc-elcotlon in Give Him a Call. by farmars. UUEAT FLTUHK FOU LETH-IIKIDUIC Medicine Hat. What is known as the coal nroh eighty miles up the Saskatchewan river [from Edmonton is on flro ami burning fiercely. This Is tho coal district which the Canadian Pacific branch from Wolaskiwln west was protected to tap. The seam, which I in places is twenty foot thick, is I burning for miles, giving an intense [ heat. ' Co. the for I1*. J. n. King, M.P.P. for Cran -brook, waa married art Andover, X. IV. this week to Miss Nellie M. Sadler. Double Your Money Here's a chance for the Speculator to make a hundred per cent, before second payment* U due. We offer land in section lots for $ 1 per acre down. Land in leso than section lots $1.50 au aero down. Alberta Realty Co. Phone 141. C. R. DANIEL, Manager Here Kiel informed Mr Matr that he was to bo executed, an I ttnpart-ing this information* to his associates it was decided to attempt ur. escape, which was put in execution on a bitterly cold night �n th .month of January. Mr. Mair sncnv.lo.1 in asenping, and alter a nuniivr 01 very |exciting incidents and perils, got to tbo loyal English settlement 0( |�or-tage la I'ralrle, where lie and oth-'w liumediately cot about planning u toca-t ex|Kt with thoso vho Will reinainexl in the As-sinaboia cells, some of whom had escaped at the Koine fimo u.s Mr. Muir but wens iuo�tly rwcaptmx^j, tadiy ; fro2en, and were being treated with I increased wjverrty HicI'h guards. In consoqunnce, too. tho City o( Leihbridge. ut first the creation of tho coal company und the caltlo interest, is making .rupld progress, and promis.'s in tht. m.ar future to be the LMval distributing centre of Southern Alberta. A fine union station has , been erccttnl by the I' I'll and AH. j � & I. companies, a hl^h-level bridge Is I The West Canadian CoUterles to be built o\er the llelly Uiver at hns purchafied thu property of nn e.vtiinatcd cost of a million doll-, n|n'rmoro Coal and Coke Co. ars. other lines of railway rudialing , *"5-000. from the city are contemplated, num. ' crous cos-tly and substantial busl  ness and residential buildings havo lxvn lately constructed, and Mr. Mair thinks that no town in all western Canada has lietter pro�t>ects or on account of its mild winter climate is more attruetivn. ! It is neodloss to speuk of Mr. Mair's contributit ns to Canadian literature. Our readers are familiar with his work in thiB direction, and we have welcomed him back to our midst on this brief \',sit with all the hearti -ness due to ftn "old timer." not only of old Lanirk and Perth but of the boundless Northwest. which promises to place Canada in time in the van of nations, but which, when Mr M.iir first vent to it was, west of Vortage la Prairie, a howling wilderness. n. F. Taylor, manager of the Mcr-chant's llank at Calgary has been transferred to Victoria. B.C. C O. Swanson. a well koown citizen of Wetaskiwln. is dead. A brewery Red Deer. , may be established at Get the Photo Habit -IT'S A GOOD ONE- BUT GET IT NOW. BEFORE THE USUAL RUSH I W. HilDFOBL Leihbridge Belle Havana Smoker T. W. HANRAHAN MANUFACTURE. c HOICE AN DIES AKES b EST READ UNS City Bakery F. C. CocKe, Prop. Synopsis or Canadian North-Wejt | H IMESTEAD RE0ULATI0NS. V THE tJHll* "Uefore we can sympathize with oiheis �e must havo suffered our -se!v, s." X0 onc can realize tl�o suf- Mayor Michcnor of Red lVer. is | urging the establishment of a Far- j mers' Exchange at that town. Ho , proposes that U be placed in charge of a competent roan, who would kevp in touch with the best markets and secure for tho farmers tho highest prices available. He thinks tliat It fifty farmers should subscribe Si00 each to the schcino it could bo car -ried through Mr. Miohetvor has Uvn ' a most progressive and energetic f.Tin,* ntundant upon an attack 0f :mayor during hl� tenure of the office and brutality by PRISON EBS" RELEASE ED. EFFECT- FOR THE BEST SERVICE IN LETHBRIDGE STOP AT THE HftTEL Dallas! WE ARE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISF1FD FRIENDS It is impossible to describe hero the incidents which led to tho failure of > this expedition from PortugJ la I'ralrle. Joined by a largu f,rco ol | loyal natives under l)r. Srhultz at Kildonan a demand *m instantly made u|>on Riel for tho rck�ttfcc. 0( Uu prisoners and being panic-stricken by ! i this general uprising of the native >nd Englihh loyalists he accwdgd la ;'t. The attack upon Fort Uarry how ever was frustrutod I'i' a vurioty incidonts and tho expedition dissolv- way of Duluth. ;his companions went on to Toront" j Ranching St. Paul Mr. Mair and ,bid companions went on to Toroiit" | and were received tiy the tiiy a* guests. A gr^at public nu.vting wits jheld which wa� addressed i,y ,n� ref-iUgeos ftnd so intense became the ex-jcitenvent ovtir tho state of affairs in JRod River and t,lJ ci\pture und inur jder of poor Scott that a militury [cxpaditivn w'aB determined upon with which our rwKfcrs are familiar Mr. Mair wa� one of the founder* the prip. unless he has had the act -u;i! xpi-rli-nee. There is probably no ditvaso that causes ko much physical �n:l mental agony, or which so successfully doiics in dim! a.d. All dan-ner from th� grip, however, may be avoided by iho prompt use of Chatn-berlnln's Cou^h Remedy Among tlu> tens of tho'^ands who have es. n repiipud that ha� resultwl in l.ii.-uiiiouiu or that has not recover. r rr other. If the rather la . deccaved) of the bnmp-teader rtaldea upoa a farm in the rlclnlit of the land emeieoihoi �. If il.e .eiiler haahta rermanent naldanc* upon farmliiK land owned Iit him In the fiiils-lijr o.' hln homeatead, the resUlrenenU as ia rr.idencr ma? be aaiUlled br realdcace upea | iho h�Io land. Hit in on i,� notice In wrliln( abould be fl*�� lu the CoiiunUxtoiici of UumlDlon Laoila at Ottawa or intention to apnljr for patent. W. W. CORY. Dcputv of the Minuter of the laterter. It is the 15EST. Modi- HERALD PTG. CO. AGENTS SKS'T DOWN l'OR CONSULTATION vfCleveland I'laln Dealer). The macnato faced St. Poter. What s.jrt of life have yoti Icd'>" in-juir d ;h,' keeper of the gates. Tho fue.� of iho magnata grew dull and soliil. "My ad\ ice of counsel." ho said. 'I refuFo to nnswor." The f.at Seek attending school, met VJIolse flrM.. S�ek came there from Canton. Ohm. Ho now has * dry goods store In Dauphin and la prosperous. Tho coroner's Jury holding the inquest in tho Soo train wreck which occurred in tho yards Bundny and in \ which ten Uvea were lost, returned a CHURCH DIRECTORY. WESLEY METHODIST CHURCn. (lev. J. E. Hughson. HA., Pastor. Sunday fccrvlcus at 11.'i0 a. m. and 7.M0 p. m. Sunday School und Bible Class at .'! p. hi. I'royer Meeting, Wednesdays, ot 8.01. p.m. Go Around the World cigar hnntinft and when you tiiato an El Ainbuf1 you'll wonder why you travelled so fur from homo. For tho El Ainbor is u cigar of quality, despite its low price of 12$ cents for one, $2.25 for a box of 25. Settle down to solid enjoyment with an El Ambar between your lipa. Outhne, Oklahoma. Dec. 5.-Each moml or of tho trilio of Osngo In - dinns will be worth at cast $50, | verdict that Incompetency on thenart ooij in bind and annut;�s with the of tho crow ia charge of the freight allotments ih?y aro now taking, mak train waa tho cauw of the catastro-in^ \hjin tho ricl�st Ind-ans in tho phe. in Ottawa in *6tls �' tlie Cana"'1 [l'nit-3d States. -O- (First Association which had spread ru-t Millard, Onago Indian Agvnt. Messrs. MuU and Scott with oth-to Toronto, and now r.uml-eredmuny 1 yesterday bopan tho payment of era have formed a company to be of It* inlluontial and patriotic cit;- \ s:un.ooo to tho Osagns- This In-1 known as the Ulainnore Coal com-IKD8 who woru instrumental in fore - cludr. � barrel. Fresh Oranges. Bananas, n ! Lemons, Grapes, Pears, Nuts,Cw�. i dy, etc. Hoi tea, coffee sod choc-�l ! olote a BfKiciulty. WALLACE & HOSELTON, Cigars, TobaccoB and Pipes. LABOR UNION' JiALL. A lew nights are still open /or the the uao of Clubs, Lodges, etc., in the sow Labor Union Hall, formerly known as tho Empire Club. Parties desirous of renting above will ad-diwsi. It- J- BALDRV, Box iMJ, J.etbbrldge- You are nn average nuan, and tho way you would like to bo treated yourself in tbo way you should treat others. Say and do exactly what youwould like a bales man to say and do to you i( you were a stranger visiting u trusted store. 'OS on moasuroH of relief t0 the overborne loyalists of Red River readers are generally acmaint�|�|ih tbo incidents which followed the ar -rival of the expedition and the subsequent MJttlcment of the country now assuming such marvellous proportions. j SERVED AS Ql'ARTKRMASTKH j Mr. Mair sottlod in 187H at Prir.cp Albert on the North Saskatchewan, being one of thu pioneers of that placo. In this district too nrow thu diftlculfios which led to the rebellion of 18H5 which Mr. Muir vainly on ' deavored to forestall in Ottawa n"'1 through which ho served ns �iuiirtcr-master of tho Oovornor-OcnicnirH Body Ouard, a Toronto cavulO' cor^s. For n nrly ten years ho has been attached to tho Dominion Immigration I>;pnrtmont arid is at present tho :n gnuss money and $5000 royalties Our on gun and oil. TOO MUCH NOISE. At the School Hoard *.neoting or. Frid v night last, Principal Hamilton coniplu noil that tho location oi I the gas boring operations so cloeo to 1 tho Central School was unwise as lino work wouhl^lisnirb tlw classes. Tito nta.a-ginnlng. For many years Cham*x>r-lain'a Cough Remedy has been recog-nlwd as tho most prompt ami of -fectual medicine in use for ihis disease. It arts on nature's plan, loos- ' r