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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THR DAILY HfiRAU) Saturday, June 3, ACOCK GREATEST LAND SALE IN Follows Mrs. Astor. in Pink Gnuzc and Gold Crown, at Great Gall House Starts London. ..lime Mrs. Ava iin.u Asrvr desired- to" cause a sensa- tion at Hie ball given by Lord Win- tcrton, lust, night, lier imperson- ation o: .luuo, she had her wish, al- perhous not in jr.s-t the way she had imagined. Tlie sreut ballroom at riaridiie's ALL CANADA'S HISTORY The Sale of the Blackfoot Indian Reservation This Month At ten o'clock 'on the morning o[ Wednesday. June 14, the biggest auc- as filled when .Mrs. As; tor. clad j Uoii sale of the kind ever held in the iin pink a imimle of :nr- Dominion of Canada opens at Gleie- and leading a live This sale is not the largest ,i ever held in Caiuiua but it is also cock by a, olden cha.n. swept nito the wU] I room. She wore a classic crown of solid gold, carried a ions gilued staff land wore sandals showed her hare feet. Her progress down the room was a ever wit] be held. The big sale consists of a vast area tcood mixed fanning land. The soil is generally sandy loam with clay sub- soil. Township. 20: range 21; undulating and slightly rolling prairie and con- tains 11 acres, of which more than one-half it is estimated, is suit- able for motor plow, the remain- der being good hard plow land. The is sandy loam wiili clay subsoil, iwnships '20 and 21, range 22: Prairie, and contains together IS.472 The irrigation canal of the Southern Alberta Land Company forms the north limit of most of this land, and runs through sections 14 11 and 12 in township 20. About of the best land in Alberta, which rhelone thim is suitabic for motor plow renowned lilackfoot -Indians voted to the remainder somewhat hillv relinquish Inst year, and comprises he peacock, i 25.220 acres or roughly 712 quarter triumph, shared l> which spread its tail proudly and 'seemed fully aware of the attention j kaowledge it was attracting. which may acres. The Indians have pretty fair but will make good mixed and graz- ing farms. There are several springs and small creeks throughout the township. The soil is sandy loam with clay sub-soil, with occasional Suddenly the bird .became frighten- led at the lights or the noise, and the sensation of the evening began. The peacock, shrieking wildly, broke away iand ran about the room, frightening !ihe women so that several of them the value of their land be gathered from She traces of travel in places following memorandum tiiken at the time the vote was cast, and shows that they are to be provided with: One hundred and sixty cottages at an average cost of 51000: 100 stables with hay mows and sheds at 160 cook stoves, kitchen tables, matres- seemed a-bout to faint. Lord ses Without Mrs. Astor tiie peacock became lonesome, and. despite Lord Falconer's attempts to restrain it. These implements are to be supplied as actual cost and returnable into the same fund to be used from time to section 32; gunning north of the Bow found. uccasional springs are also It is estimated that about one i it clambered over the chairs and start i time to assist young men when start- ied for che dancins space. iin? out in life- On lhese j shouted someone, and j menc 1S two years when one 'the hunt was up. The bird ran arn- j i.s ncers and was tuckea and o is due and the balance in four niore equal annual payments. Two 1J (agricultural motors are to be supplied trampled upon until he was nearly a cost of Slli000 wkh engj 'dead 'before some of the hunters grab- j piows, cabooses and al! n. I bed him. Then he was ensconced be- j outfit and is allowed for build- ineath an empty champagne case and ings in which to house the engines i carried out. fie was "turned over to and implements. Two grain separa engine gang I1'5 lemonade ready made ooebonlemakesahalfgallon fin-cf lomnnarU ia liveried footman, who carried him back to the deaier in Soho from whom I Mrs. Astor had rented him. of the finest lemonade that ever delighted 12 g-lasses for 3. pure lerncn product no other acid- 15c. 3. bottle. J517 il grocers druggists. WHOLESALE nelly, Watson Brown, Calgary. KIPP TIT-BITS Messrs. McXabb Bros, are busv {plowing -Mr. YViikson's farm up with their new steam plow. I Mrs. part of the are to be supplied at a cost of So.OOO and is allowed for gran- aries to be used principally for seed grain; S40.000 is to be put aside to purchase plows, harrows, discs, binders, pulverisers, subsoil packers j half being and such like implements. For grazing wire, posts, gates and cost of erec-! sandy loam fifth is s.uitable for a motor plow about one half for hand plows and the bal- ance somewhat hilly and rolling, suit- able for mixed farming and grazing. A large proportion can be cultivated with a hand plow. The soil is geuer-1 ally sandy loam, with clay subsoil. i Townships 21, range 23: Prairie and contains 4.107 acres. The Southern Alberta Land Company's canal forms the northern boundary and East Ar- j rowood creek passes through Sec. -1. Nearly the whole may be classed as motor plow land. The soil is sandy Safe Sure SiJent These Arc Th.ree Features of George" Matches Tiu> Most Perfect 'Strike Anywhere' Matches 31 Red, White ami Blue Tips. Per Sale Everywhere.. Always Everywhere in Canada Ask For EDDY'S MATCHES I-RENCH COAL BARON VISITS FRANK MINES Frank. Alta., May Vicart councillor of commerce in the French cabinet, is staying at the Sanitoriura loam with clay subsoil. hotel, accompanied 'by Mons. Mettrier, .Township 20, range 24, Prairie and airect0r ot' lhe or' mines at contains acres. The greater j France, and chief mining ex- half is watered by j pert to the French government. The East Arrowood creek and its gentleman is a multi-million- ches It is estimated thai one-half is ire_ the head of a Hnen manu. tion Slo.OOO is to be allowed and for seed srain to seed ten acres for r suitable for motor plow, the other i _ tactorv, a coal baron ot France and p lkO i v 1 D d I The soil is shareholder in the West subsoil. (Canadian Collieries. His interests in the latter company are the cause of good hand quarters, with ciav are Madame Vicart. Jean and Harold f.iule, Madame Marie de Gentile and Andrew Cheoquier. The party intends remaining here for the next ten days before leaving on an extended lour of the west. The local miners' union have decid- ed to open a store at Frank from which strikers at all the surrounding crimps will be supplied with groceries until the dispute is settled and work is once more resumed. Township 21, range 2o. Prairie and irriga- HENDERSON TO RETIRE Ottawa. June Henderson, ROBBtRS tNTtRED f pocket knives and five or six SHELBY POST OFFICE j rings missing from a showcase and a Shelby. May plied j gold watch belonging to John Faucjua. tueir vocation in Slie'.by some time i the West Butie sheep man. missing night. They attacked the rear j from the mail. So far as is known door of the DCS; otfice and forced it j tuls covers the loss which amounts open and an investigation showed to about 375. Last night reminded one of the Land." The sound of tne bag- jpipes were to be heard every where. j Miss Bracket was out visiting on Tuesday last. .Mr. Bel] was a visitor in the city on i Tuesday. his visit and so. great is his faith in i commissioner of the Yukon territory, i he west that he states that he in-i has Deen granted six months' leave of contains 17.S1S acres. The morrow evening for the opening of her for of various' varieties" iLion the Alberta j restaurant. grain elevators are to be located !Land forms the north boiin-1 tends to expend large sums in extend- absence from June 15, after which lie uary. The Arrowood creek runs j iue nis coa! interests and looks to 'V1D retire from office. His successor grain on the railway for the Indians use. Off It may be interesting to state the reason of the sale of this valuable land by the Indians. AVhen. the treaty was made in 1877 there were many thous- and Indians on the Blackfoot reser- Bessie Bell will 'be leaving in a few i Ve v.-hich consisted, of 309.800 acres. To be more explicit it was 36 miles long and averaged 13 miles in width, i QUALITY VARIETY IT I days for Minnesota, to visit with her brother. Harry, for the summer months. j While at Kipp give a call at the I French restaurant for s. good square imeal at a resonabie price. Messrs. Hargraves and j are giving a. dance in the Kipp school house on Wednesday evening in hon- or of Tom Cunlifl, who is -back home again. Booths for Ladies .Dufferin Street FOUND HER HUSBAND HANGING IN WOODSHED Winnipeg, June to the woodshed for an armful of wood at tj.30 this morning, .Mrs. S. Hehl, 570 Castle avenue, Norwood, there found her husband hanging by the neck. through sections 3 and 11. It is es- i ar. timated that nearly three quarters of i .QC will be Arthur F. who is now annual output cf tons, over 'acting commissioner, v.-hich he at present exercises con- __ _ widest" part" being and forms the north limit. The this township can be worked with a motor plow, and the remainder with a few exceptions is suitable for a hand j Mons. Yic-art also evinces a j "LADY SHOE SHiNERS" QUIT plow. The soil is a sandy loam with I great interest in the labor organiza- j Kansas City. Mo., June 1.__A slice a clay subsoil. j tions of the country, and as he is to shining- stand, with women employees Township 22, range 24: Prairie and! attend a meeting of the district oper- i only, which opened here a month contains 63S acres. The Irrigation j atOrs in the near future, he may pos-j closed last night on account of give suggestions i trade. Men would not patronize the canal of the Southern Alberta Land the narrowest 12 miles, the main line of the Canadian Pacific being the nor- thern boundary. The Indians have been rapidly dying. of late years .until DOW- there are only about 700 on the reserve, and naturally they do not require so much land as formerly. Noting the increase in the value of their land in dollars they concluded after years of consideration to sell a. portion and as stated, above made an excellent bargain. However, the most interesting point for our read- ers to1 consider is the terms of the deal and the description of the lands. To supply this we cannot do better than quote from the pramph- let issued the Dominion Govern- ment which we append. dead, she bad supposed he had to work ha.If an hour before. -V7ORKIVIEN OVERCOME BY GAS IN PRUSSIAN TUNNEL Treves, Rheinish Prussia, June An entire shift of workmen in a rail- road tunnel, which is being construct- ed at Bitburs south- half of section 6 is level and j w'Mch might lead to a settlement of j place and the women customer? were be worked with a motor plow, i tlje present strike. The remainder is suitable for grazing Accompanying these two too few to make the -business profit- rentlemen able. The lands will be sold in parcels I of one quarter section each' and coal end mining rights in connection i therewith will be reserved from sale, j The department reserves the right to -withdraw any of the lands from the sale. The general description of these lands is considered to he substanti- j 17 miles northwest of1ally ?ut intendinf, Pachas-1 iers are advised to personally inspect1 Treves. were overpowered by gas land and parcels' they intend day. One workman was taken out i to purchase. dead and four others have not yet I been rescued. The air in the tunnel was so bad that the men could only in three hour shifts. Terms of Payment One-tenth in cash at time of sale, and the balance in nine equal instalments, with interest at the rate ted rnoin LJ :jof five percent per annum of the bal-j i ance of the purchase money from time i I; to time remaining unpaid. Scrip or j warrants win not be accepted in pay-' ment. Upon a parcel of land 'being knocked down, the purchaser shall irnmed-' iately deposit the of with the clerk of sale; otherwise the par- cel will at once be put up again. For; this purpose intending purchasers! should provide themselves witb ked cheques on chartered banks of j Canada, made to their own order and j payable at par at the point of sale: j or with 'bank notes of as large a de- j nomination as possible. The bal-; ance of the cash instalments must in! j every case be paid before he close of! sale, failing which the deposit of j will be forfeited and the land with-1 drawn from sale. j General Description of Land to be Sold Township 20, Range 10, Prairie, and j contains acres. On the east i Iside it is cut by the Bow River, with! coulees running back, and a range of i iow liills run through the centre.! Sections 25. 35, and 36 are comparat-! ively smooth and suitable for" or hand plow; the remainder is good grazing and mixed fanning land, j The soil is generally sandy loam with j clay subsoil. j 20. range 20; Prairie ami (contains acres, Sections 1 and! 11 to 14 are somewhat hilly and suit- able for mixed farming and grazing: the remainder being generally hand] 1 plow rolling prairie and will make' Buy some of our Cooked Meats. The quality is good, and they are. kept fresh and sweet in our. cold storage plant For We have fresh young Turkeys and Chickens. _. Phone your order to-night G. A. Delany Hill Block Phone 452 Dufferin Street I ;