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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ALTA.. THURIDAY, 24, -RDaByHeroM Herild Printing 81.. MtAjftttf Oi- BMtnd Is. object to up with.Minnesota farmeri. Wo. have aome cf thorn DOW and wouldn't loifte them for a great deal. When the Pork Commissioners reach Calgary, they must not fail to sWmncm the Calgary Herald. It is an expert at hogging everything. Alberta is all dressed in green and gpld, ready to receive its the Mintu'sota editors. Daily, MM VWliJ, WUUIUi X-00 fteilj, th'roVmontlu, delivered.. I.M J5 IM 1.75 .15 Daily, month, delivered one ftoitabjE" Daily, six opujkhi, Dmily, thret woctki, "-Yeekly Hermldf one- 1.80 changed as often M de- sired; but both aew-and oM address be fiveu. Side Utgfcts FEATURES OF NEW LAND BILL x "THE MINNESOTA EDITORS Lethbricige aiid tho whole of Alber- ts bids 'a. most hearty welcome to the members of the Mimic-sola toriul Association who arc our guests this afternoon and evening. Ol ull the visitors this country has had hot drinks, none.are more welcome. In no nlaco Don't mind is the power of tho press more gone out. It predated than iu a country iu the process oi development, for '-hut de- velopment depends almost upon the manner in which, the; are given to the general public cy the newspapers and magazines 1-oth iu the- place concerned and [n outer world. It is only by the rec- ognition by the press of the uatu.-" resources of the country and by its dissemination1 of the facts that peo- ple and capital can be brought to the country to help on the work developing these resources. 'J liere is no party of men who are :.u a bet- ter position to understand the situ ation in Alberta than the editors vi sitibg us today. Coming as they do from, a state which during recent years has gone through the same -pe- riod of growth and faced the saau. problems that confront this provinc they are in a position to appreci-iU-. the position of affairs here. Their problems of twenty cv thirty years ago are ours of today. They iuul the same difficulty in getting fail- publicity in the outside world. They had to solve our problem of getting people and money into the state to make their fertile soil productive 01 wealth. The large question of the transportation of their products to the markets at fair rates as well as getting their needs brought from the manufacturer quickly and cheaply had to be solved by them as it has by .us. This kinship of difficult prob lems brings them into particularly your city. close relationship with us. This re- lationship >s still closer because of the fact that thousands of their peo- ple have already come to settle am- ong us and are playing a large part in making' tliis country one of tho greatest granaries of the world. Al- berta will speedily become another Minnesota but we expect to be even a greater and a better. The Canadian West in general and Alberta in particular has not always had the fairest of treatment from American press. Our good qualities, the greatness" of-our resources anil the success of our enterprises have frequently been minimized and ridic- uled by the newspapermen across tlw line. At the same time they have magnified what failures there may have been and the reverse's that have occasionally been our lot. In SOUK- cases this apparently has been a de- liberate effort to knock this country for the purpose presumably of pre- venting American people and Ameri- can money from coming across tho line. In the majority of instances we are pleased to think it has been the result of ignorance of the rea1 facts. For this reason the people in' Alberta feel particularly pleased witli A FEW DON'TS FOR HOT WEA- THER Dou't worry about bills for coal. Don't believe the person who tells you it is dangerous to take olT your winter flannels. Don't quarrel with the ice man. Don't get exhausted trying to keep the moths out of your fur-lined over- coat. Don't believe the people who you it will make you cool to imbibe hot drinks. Some time ago tbo Free pub-j lished an abstract Iroin provis- ions of the new Land Bill, which just passed parliament and is to be- come- law on Sept.. 1, IMS; but for the further information of the read- ers it herewith publishes a fuller jnary with u iimp sho'tVing ths area to which the pre-emption and pur- chased provisions apply. The map is the area as finally de- termined by parliament adding somo 20 townships to the. area a-.-i. i'-.-ith iu the bill us originally introduced All the odd numbered sections in it if the furnace has will be easy to start the gas log in the grate. Don't be afraid that your thirst MMiMM Mi M Our Best Flour a SacK Made in Lethbridge by Ellison Milling Co. uay not last until you get to .vt drinking station. Don't make Eove in the parlor there is a screeaed-iu porch, that available. the if is A Dreamer who travels with a gun should be waked Jour- nal. BUT JOHXN'IE DIDN'T LIKE IT 'Tajm; give me a dollar." "What "Oh. just to own." "All right, Johnnie. You can the dollar I have in. my pocket am I'll play I'm a bank and keep it lor TOO TRUE Father son, this iv disgraceful condition if affairs This report says you are the las boy in u class of twenty-two. might have been worse father: there might have been mor boys in the class. map, however, are not ojicn for eruption or purchase as homesteads; it will be necessary to uote ihe j'to carefully to avoid stunding and possible merits. NO FRKE SECOND There are many misconceptions cur ent as to the nature and' o( ic new bill. Ouo of the most wide- spread of thtse is the idea, which las got into the heads of thousands f people that anyone who has cona- leted his home-stcaii duties is ontit- ed, under the new act, to enter for second homestead if he wishes to. 'here is no such provision, however, itber in the bill as introduced last ear or in the bill which was passed bis session. The provision for second home- leading is the same as m the old is open only to who lave completed their homestead dut- es by June 2, 1889. The who has not hitherto lomesteaded, but .who noxv wishes to apply for a homestead will hare a nucb wider choice than formerly be- cause of the odd and even numbered sections owned by the government are.now homestead entry. The requirements for homestead en- The Bentiey Co, ltd. 11 fettf lETUtiKE WANTS TO WRESTLE I GET YOUR I 1 SHOES'1 AT Ho or to or has auatWl his right to; ontry Jor u. onvestead under the of his act, may, after the issue of pat- nt for his homestead, or. upon uoui- leting the requirements to btiuning letters patent therefor, to ho satisfaction of the agent of Bo union Xauds for .-the as pro itlod by this act, or by regulation r order nuxde thereunder, obtain en- ry us a purchtised homestead for any available quarter-section or entry in the manner set forth in this section; and upon payment of a ee of ton -dollars for which a receipt shall in the form D. uuch quarter section shall bo in the books or- the land office aitd in the returns of. the apront as having been so-en tired by such person, ifler lie (a) resided upon the quarter tion so entered for six months in each of the three-years subsequent to tho date- of such entry, (b) cultivated fifty acres thereon, (c) erected a house of a value of at least three hundred dollars there- on, and, (d) paid for such land term hereinafter set forlh, he shall be en- titled to letters patent for tho lund so entered for. PRICE OF PURCHASED HOME- STEADS The price of the land is .acre, payable one-third at the time she entry is made and the balance in two equal annual instalments, with interest at 5 per Cent. If the pur- chased homestead is within nine miles of thu original... homestead the residence conditions will not To j The neu' is, the i person homesteading for the first secure a homestead and four: Good: Lots cornering on Irgyle and Barttett Sts. TERMS Tte L B, Boiuii igttcjf fet-lfffct Kid PkNf III PROFESSIONAL CAtDS DR. W. 8. GALBRAITH McGill, Physician, Accouchtr Offlce 914 lledpath St. 'Phone 65 9 a.m., 2-3 7-8 p.m, MADAM NORMAN (OrchMtral Pimitte) Teacher of pUnoloite, organ, and voice production. Visits or receives pupiiB, prepara- tory or advanced. Coaching for exanw. Howard HOUM, Crabb ALVIN RJPLEY ACCOUNTING, AUDITING, COL- LECTIONS and RENTALS Fin, LiU and Accid.nt Insurance Room 6 Whitney Block HAMILTON fc YOUNG EnfViMn and Room Block. NOTICE TO DUD BUYERS C.F.P.Conybort, K.C., B. Morton B. C L CGNY8EAHE Hamsters, Solicitors, Etc. Office: Couybettre Block. W. C. SIMMONS Etc. Office: Southard Block. G. ADDISON Successor Ta D. C. MOORE possible the new law provides that any person who luus a homestead and pre-emption if he Ivomqstcads .'in thu in which pre-emptions iuis not received any pre-emption limited area may pre-empt any available quarter are granted; or he will be entitled to section lying alongside his homestead purchase a second homestead after or separated therefrom by only a curing title ae ior hij present home- road allowance. Title is not given is three years hence, to homestead and pre-emption until six years from date of entry, the re- sidence being, as in the case of home stead, six months in each year on each. The pre-empted quarter sec- tion has to be puid for at the rate of an acre, one-third in three years from the date of receipt of pre- Lethbridge, July 23, 190 Editor Daily lieruld: passing through the di trict on my way to my home Iowa I was told 03- a travelling man that there are several wrestlers In I would like to take on either Max well or Gordon hereby challenge either to a match for a reasonable side bet. T do not include McDonaM for I do not consider him to be in biy class. The man who accepts this challenge specify style, terms, number of I can bo found at the Coaldale Ho- Yours, Fred Bartell. equal annual instalments with inter- est at 5 per cout. though the pro- of payment of residence ernptor in full the optioa completion CONSECRATING THE LODGE (Special to the Herald.) Frank, July Master H. Hogbin and Deputy Grand Master Scott, oi the A. F. A. M. of the Grand Lodge, of Alberta, visited Cok- man last night for the purpose o consecrating" Summit Lodge No. 3( installing the officers. A la .lumber of Frank Masons drove up to Cok-man to witness the cerenion ien, after which about fifty of the brethren and visitors attended a banquet provided by Summit Lodge ut the Cole-man Hotel. Spc-eclies and songs were tho features of the even- ing, the- party bn-aking up at about try are practically the same under the new us under the. old dence for six months in each of three years and erection of a habitable house. The area to be, cultivated is not specified. It is to be such "as is satisfactory to the Minister." The reason for this is that some farms j trnption fee, ami the balance five may present greater difficulty in clearing brush or stone than others, and allowance is made in adminis- tration for these facts. Residence on the farm of a relative within nine mile.4; of the homestead is accepted by the Act as residence on the stead, and failure on the part of the lomesteader to apply for letters pa- ent within five years of the date of ntry makes his right to the home- stead liable to forfeiture. PROVISIONS The preemption and purchased home stead provisions apply only to the are specially set apart as shown on the map. Nor does ft apply to all the public land in this area. The territory is further limited. First no township is open for pre- emption or purchased homesteads un- til it is designated as available for these purposes by the governor-gen- eral-in-council, which means, in efiect the Minister of the Interior. Pre- sumably, the government will an- j and cultivation duties. It will thus be seen that the pre- emption provision is not of very great importance. Settlers wishing to take advantage of it must go to the less desirable localities. THE CH1F.F FEATURE The chief of the bill is the provision enabling homesteaders to an acre. Clause 2S of the Act mak- ing reads as follows; Any person who obtains u. home- stead entry under the provisions of this act, but. owing to 'the absence of available land adjoining his home- I steed is prevented from exercising his right of pre-emption unuer the next preceding section, or has obtain etl entry for a homestead under the provisions of Chapter 55 of the re- vised statutes. 1906, or of any pre- vious act iu that behalf, and is pre- The person who has already "had a homestead will be able to buy a sec- ond homestead for an acre, sub- ject to settlement conditions, In the area sot forth on the map. If his homestead is on the pre-emption area he can pre-empt in place of purchas- ing, but the price is the same, it comes to pretty much the same thing It is the provision for the purchas- ing of second homesteads that ts of direct interest to the fanners of the three provinceu. The new law is effective Sept. 1, I have I Section of fcvod farm laud with 5 miles of fence and frame house 20 x 24, frame shed stable 14x50, DO acres in oats, 1-3 of crop going to buyer, a good well of water at the house, also 1-2 Section of raw prairie. New railroad survey through both, and 12 miles from railroad now, with good roads, and same at a snap price. Don't buy of anyone else till you see this and save real estate man's commission. Address N. H. MURRAY r Brown Poultry Ranch Near Fair Groundi Office Phooc 102. Residence 136 P. B. ROL'FSON "ARCHITECT Room 9 Whitney Block. nounce at an early date tlie town- ships which are thus open. There is a second very important provision which applies to pre-emp- tions, but not to purchased home- prevented from obtaining a pre-emp- tion under the preceding section oK- ing to the absence of available land adjoining his homestead, or has ob- taincd entry for a homestead prior to the passing of this net for which The Lethbridge public ami the travelling public to know the Hub Cafe is as clean and up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help is employed. Charges moderate Residence 3. 5 a 5 the action of the Minnesota editors in coming to see for themselves. AI bertans are confident that when men of such fair and open minds com.- j and see the magnificent resources o this country they will give honest ex I pression to their opinions in then- columns. That is all this country wants. Statements made by lotal newspapers or in publicity literature- issued by local Boards of Trade or agencies or by lecturers and agents sent out by our governments nre sure to IK; taken with a discount be they ever so true. But why these statements are corroborated by tho newspapers among the people of oth- er coiiiuru'S, they will be believed ;ind the count ry will derive the ben- efit. It is heenu.se believe that ihe Minnt-soiu editors will do this 1hut we extra pleasure in wcl- j roining iru-Tii to our midst. We hopo j that they will lots and have the' time of their lives while sp( their holidays in the C'iOiuli-m 3 a.m. A very pleasant time KM spf-rtt it Ving the first consecration that lias boi'fi carried out in W'ZDDING IN OCTOBER Horn.', July manage of the of Abruzzi and Miss Ka therin Klkins will place ejrly in Or-tob.-r at Turin. One Child Gored o) Summer Complaint and Six Gursd oi Cramps by a Bottle ot DR. FOWLER'S EXTRACT O? WILD STRAWBERRY. Mrs sriys Revrelling. Arthur Out.. I find it much plor.3-.ire to [jR FOWLER'S EXTRACT or STP.AWIIERBY as a graad :uro for Temporary Defeat OUR POINT OF VIEW Shake Minnesota, we or meet von. By tho way. Mr. Minnesota editor, have you had to report sixty ncres to the rns.shH of wheat in Isn't this Sunny A Inert n aii Tho Hem Id devotes n lot. of space tolling our visitors about and district. Tho fvfuify of il is that every statement can proved. I f j i> suiv rond to victory. likf n paradox, dors- n't it, but you will undVr- >Uuid that by ami by. Th" closing abortion rrniains an abortion. Mr-ana-hsU-. our 20 PER CENT. DISCOUNT SALE onn'innrs. :md special sale of Pnolt- Co.'s bankrupt stock of refer chir-fly to Children's Picture and Story Books, st 37 I 2c on the dollar. t steads. The right to obtain pre- emption entry shall not apply any township in which eight sec-1 tions have been accepted by ari3' road company as part of .ts grant. The provisions practically co.ifmcs the right of pre-emption to t'-e less desirable townships. In each town- ship there is 10 odd-numbered st-c- lions that have been available for raiUvaj- selection. If the railway company has not selected eight s--c- tions irom the township the iniisr-l encu is that the township is of ior quality. It will be found in prac tice that the pre-emption ilirjje will apply only to stretches nf co-i.-i- try where the land is light. The idea of the government is apparently j Bummer Compliant. My little boy one to give settlers in these an j year OU( very bad with it, and a lew opportunity lo secure farms of Joggg CUred him. I also used it on my acres, as it is held that 100 six children for cramj.3. arid stili under the soil conditions half the bottle left. 1 cannot would not be sufficient for n farner. j Braise it too much." I'RK-RMI'TION MUST BK ADJOTX-j DR. FowLEii'd OF ING j STRAWBERRY i-: Kix-itcst of alt curts is i for all bowel coim.bbU such as Diiirr- hoea, Colic, Summer" Com- of imitations ami substitutfiS by the dealer for the sake uf zwztet prolils They are oangeroiis to your health. It is manufactured by The T Mil- burn Co., Limited, Toronto Ont See that the naii'.f appears on the wrapper. Price 3o cents When yon want a GOOD MEAL and want it iu a hm ry go the J Alberta Restaurant: Fresh Fruit Oliver Block Phone 228 Alberta Realty Co Lethbridge Alberta A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Southard. Block, Redpath Str.ei Lethbridje, Alta. WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEM PERANCE UNION Meet in Wesley Churob every third Friday in" the month at 3.30 p. m. Visitors always welcome. MRS. A. E. HUMPHRIES, Prcs MRS. CHAS. McCLENAGHAN, Secretary. LethbridRe Lodge (39) A. F. Sc A. M.f G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren .will always receive a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSER, G.V.STORKEY W. M. Secretary, P. O. Boi Meets 1st and M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. s. a. DAVIES, w.p. 24-ly T. J. WHITE, W. S I Coal, Ice and I DRAYING I j In the sirens where pre-emption The Second Hand Store This Week's Snaps 111 Solid Oik Sittmrt In SE5 Inp fir SI ofief Usgs frea IS Intone BttWH IIUMJC- 17 EUridge I tariq Mtckiit itcHttyiei- Z? Waddington Gibbon 410 ROUND STREET TEUEPHONE Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE e3 Canadian Order oi Foresters PROMPTED by the ly increasing demand forBath Room Fixtures, we have just received a very beautiful line of new and artistic designs covering a wide range of prices. The Fixtures are of the finest, most durable nickle plate, and such that yon could not but be interested in their beauty and utility. It would be a pleasure to have you call and ex- amine them whether you are an intending pnr- chaser or not. Minnesota, is "a stato but now won't you admit Southern Alberta is a NV.-V Iwttvr. Wheat is king nffftin and all things jj nlkf will be subject to it for the next few J months. mm A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE i i? no life at all. without you have'} our carbonated beviiragr.s lo drink.! So before starting: on your picnic. PX- j I cnrsion or ynchtine be SUTV 1 and imv a supply of gir.grr i cream and Union soda, sarsaparill.t, j iron otc., as ours are tho purest j and bust. j i LETHBRIDGE MALTING COMPANY, Ltd! We please you no matter how particular you may be Painting, Paperhanging. House Decorating, Kalsomining, Etc. Stock of Paper Hangings at Resiliency C. W. GRAY HARDWARE LETHBRIDGE ALTA. Court Lrffctr No. 262 Meets iii K. of P Hall last Thursday of month. Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, C.R. A. NEIDIGr, F.S. LuTHBRIDGE LObv.t MO. 3d C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. 8HARMAN, M. PRIEST. E. R. Secretary. I WELLINGTON BROS.! Corner Cutbill and Ccurtiand Lethbridge First-class Cafe IN TUSEi! Urn DHK HOBI Short Order Between Meals CARROLL DOYLE Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. SON ot England Beatfit Societ] Mwt in tbo Knijfl.1.5 of Pythin-Hall everj firat jmiHhinl Tlmm.lny in month nt S p.m. Visiting hr.-tntvn nhrnyn wcl Walter Vml T. Rul.ins, Si c. W. President Box 57. Lethbridge Lodge No. NORTH-WEST or STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall evevT see- and and fourth Mondays in month. Employers requiring certificated en- gineers, and engineers out of employ- ment, would do we'll to communicate with us. ROBERT NEVIN, Chici. w. A. DTOKSON, Secreury. 44-lyrd-ti "HALIFAX WAMTS BORDEM ITslifriA. July Conserva- tivos hrni liavo for sometime boon in curresponncncj; wiin R.L. Borden re- parding his running again in Hali- fax. While not positively settled it is said he is almost certain to bo a candidate here. The indication is that John C. 0. Mullen vrill be his running mate ;