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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR LETHBRIuGE DAILY hCRALD, MONDAY, JULY II, II The most vigorous three-year-old town in Southern Alberta To one who has not been a visitor to Warner for the past twelve months there is considerable in store by way surprise. Alighting from the train his atten- tion is at once attracted to numerous improvements and developments that have taken place during that time which shows that a live ami keen in- terest is take by the citizens of that enterprising little town in pushing it to the front among the towns of the South Country. Probably the first and most notable change is that in the addition to Ho- tel Warner. The well known and po- pular hostelry can safely be said to be one of the finest _in the smaller towns of Western Canada. It is thoroughly fitted up with ail latest improvement? and is remark- ably well furnished, in addition t-> be- ing painted, papered and decorated in a manner well calculated to make the public feel that they are among city surroundings. The new addition is three stories in height, which, besides carrying a fine addition to the bedroom capac- ity, contains an elegant suite of i rooms on the ground floor as an office for carrvjng on the real estate busi-: ness of Messrs. Leffingwell Egan. Additional comodious parlors, wash-; rooms, etc., are also in evidence, which makes the Hotel Warner i side, who was stationed at Feruie at I ity. of which there is unlimited i less than 7 or 3 cars of freight are put on the siding at that point. Passenger traffic is also heavy, and Mr. A. tie-in the genial agent of the A. R. I. at this point is kept more than busy attending to the business handled by the company .at this point. Over one hundred immigrants have eome in during the present sea- son. Unlike the majority of towns the rancher? do not have town resi- dences yet are, frequently in and trans acting their business which would the time of the fire there. Mr. R.! supply. Hindle. formerly of the Lethbridge branch, is the teller. ThS Si-hOGi1. Grain Growers. The raising of grain is, of course, the chief industry here, as elsewhere, I Warner also boasts of a good school and church, the former of which is under the able principalship of Prof. C. K. McKenney. An additional tea- j weil grains are to be had j cher will be added to the staff at thej in the Warner district, samples sec- j and many large ranchers are to bs I found in the district. Enormous, yields of both fall and spring wheat j close of the holidays. The Church. The People's Church, of which Rev. M. J. Connor is pastor, continues to The council have been keenly alive' add .a transient population to their' b- a most popular place of worship. Officers of the Warner Town Council CHA3. EGAN, MAYOR F. S. LEFFiNGWELL, SEC.-TREAS. :o the interests cf v: year, and are to iu on their succxi.-? :.i btai-iing such a first class watf-i' works cyst era, which is for i 10 be in peration in about xr? -which 15 two more elevators one to be built by the J. Bettingen Co. of Winnipeg, and the other by the Taylor Milling Elevator Go. of Lethbridge, both of which are expected to be in operation by harvest. Four elevators will be a convincing argument that Warner is the centre of. a great wheat-raising district. Sidewalks. Other noticeable improvements that greet the eye on arriving in Warner .x weeks. The water is obtained by the sink- j ing of iwo wells or.e 01 cjvr- ated by windmill, and rh? ether by gasoline engine, and will hav.> n C-T age reservoir of barels. The ?v? tem will, in addition to b.n'ij f.-r public, purposes, to ins' Hi-'l in tb houses for domestic Railway Traffic. Tiie Warner district is a very far- reaching one. particularly n the where ranchers come in a distanc.- of eighty-five miles. The Bsnk of Comerce. A great convenience to the town of Warner is the presence of a bank which greatly facilitates the financ- ing of business transacted. The Can- adian Bank of Commerce is to bi commended for their enterprise in tablishiujr a brunch at this point, in March last, and is already doing a To give some idea oi the magnitude I first-class business. The Warner of the business in branch is ia charge of Mr. A. J. Burn- (tit1 so'vices always being well atteud- ed. Preaching services are .held at H a; m. and 7 p. m. Sunday school i.j held at 10 a.ui. under the superin- t-'ndency of George Barrows. Young Meeting is held at 7 p. m.- Alvin Sharp being the president. Prayer meeting is conducted on Wed- nesday evenings at 8 under the lead- ership of George B. Bnappy. The Coal Supply. The people of Warner are also well provided for for fuel, coal being had in abundance at Oborn's, east of Milk River, while a new mine is being op- ened four, miles east of Warner, and numerous other deposits in the vicin- oud to none being brought in daily showing that ihf- of 1909 will btr a big one. The fact" that the fall wheat all came through in this dis- trict proves a convincing argument in its favor. F. B. Merithew is une of this spring's arrivals, coming from Man- chester, Mich. Mr. Merithew has al- ready considerable land broken up, and started seeding fall wheat July 15th. He is delighted with the coun- try, and states that there is a great opportunity of the people of this com- munity. The South Alberta Land Development Co. i The South Alberta Land and De- j vek'prnent Company own and control; about thirty sections, twenty miles j southeast of Warner. This company j deals in Southern Alberta lands and Investments and. is capitalized at -The officers of the com- j pany are D. 8. Lewis, president; N. j A. McFaul, vice-president, W. F. G-randy, treasurer and secretary. Mr. F. W. Phillips is the local manager i of the branch office, the home office i being at Sioux City, Iowa, where T. j A. Thompson, W. C. McNeill and j :Mr. Wiringer, manager of the Omaha j Road, are the chief backers. The I company is organized for developing'. for purposes of sale and farming gen- erally. Messrs. McFaul, Grandy, Martin, and Stotter are all here at present, inspecting land and buying and sell- ing. Mr. Phillips was present the re- cent sale of school lands and acquir- i ed considerable property. j The company are erecting a magni-' ficent house on their ranch, two sto- reys high, 30 x 30 feet. Also large! barn, and other o.utbuildings. Sev-i eral hundred acres will be broken, up j this fall for spring wheat next year. Comerclal Enterprises. Commercially, Warner is well looked after. Situated as it- isf 42 miles from and 24 miles THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO ESTABLISHED 1867 B. E. WALKER, President I Fetid-lip Capital, LAIRD, Jtaujer j Reserve Flind, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and EnglariH SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of and upwards are received and interest allowed at current rates. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons and withdrawals made by one of them or by the survivor. 124 A. J. BURNSIDE, Local Manager Scarbery Barker Livery, Feed and Sale Stable OPEN FOR BUSINESS ABOUT AUG. 15TH First-class Dray Line in Connection SecdmnioilatiDn for forty-two Jfead of Horses I LEFFINGWELL EGAN REAL ESTATE, FARM LANDS AND TOWN LOTS Leffingwell Egan have recently acquired acres of school lands in the vicinity of Warner, which they are now putting on the market. In addition to the land which they previously had their list is now a complete one, and makes a very wide and choice selection. Intending settlers would do well to investigate these lands before -x locating HORSES FQR SALE.--We have constantly on a large number of first-class horses for sale. LEFFINGWELL EGAN Wamer, Aita. I T? w ;