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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Wednesday. June 7, 191.1. THE LETHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD MEDICINE HAT If you are interested in the City of Medicine Hut, call at our office and let us show you maps, blue prints, etc., of City View Sub-division Prices Low. Terms Easy F. C. Lowes Co. J. R. Anderson, Manager WILL IT BE YOUR TURN NEXT? Total loss in Canada for 1910, 256 lives. For fire insurance, R. V. GIBBONS CO. We are offering- a 1280 acre improved farm, 2 1-2 miles from growing town. 250 acres in crop. 1-2 crop included: 4 miles new fence; water .W at 16 feet: one mile to coal mine; good soil. This is an Al propo- iition. Price and terms are right. THE 0. W. KERR CO. O. T. LATHROP RESIDENT MANAGER f Lots on Sewer at These Prices are Worth I 29-30, Block 21 Duff, each. Terras 52-53, Block 21 Duff, each. Terms. 73-74, Block 24 Duff, 5450 each. Terms. The H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE LOANS SHERLOCK DON'T READ THIS For Snaps in Farm Lands and City Property LIFE, FIRE, ACCIDENT AND LIVESTOCK INSURANCE Wilkie Kerr Phone 623. Sixth St. opp Bank of Montreal. LOOK THESE UP A fully modem 7 room house on Westminster Road, only hspdle this deal. Don't miss it. 160 acres cf first, class land, 7 miles fn-.n town, all in crop. Only per acre. ras'a will swing this deal, balance crop puy- meiit. THE CASCADEN LAND COMPANY ROOM 3, MACDONALD BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE. ALTA. JUST WHAT YOU WANT 7 10-ACRE GARDEN TRACTS. 1 30-ACRE GARDEN TRACT. 1 40-ACRE GARDEN TRACT. THESE are all irrigated and nearer the city than any other tracts, and we guarantee them PERFECT. We are the first buyers of irri- gated land to sub-divide and our prices are cheaper than others of like quality and location. We make terms to suit, if you intend to improve the property. We also own a nice 1-2 acre with cottage and chicken sheds located in the city limits, cheap and on any terms. MAXWELL HELGERSON Alberta Block, Lethbridge Centrally Located Business Property REVENUE PRODUCING 50x125 ft. on 3rd Avenue (Redpath Price Terms ASQUITH LINDSEY Real Estate and Financial Brokers Office 307 6th Street Phone 1183 Although Pini-hor City is .young in years it, is old in exper- ience, and if its whole, history were written in full it would furnish very interesting reading to those who are not familiar with iti5 early struggles, nifiny would be spi'pi'ised at it reuchiiiK its presem masnitudc if thev knew of the- many obsta- cles wiih which it had to contend and overcome. It is hardly necessary to men- tion that Pincher City has had stronK rival town, and some of its citizens have not always used fair means in an endeavor to get, a strangle hold on Pincher Ciiy with a view of putting it out of business. Pincher City's first hotel had a short but eventful life. he parties who had a year lease on the building were in business hut. a short time, when a bus- iness man of our rival town who at that, time had more rmmey than business foresight, and had his financial strength very much .overestimated purchased the hotel building on the instalment. plan, making a substantial cash payment on the deal, .n .1 short time afterwards the licen- se cancelled. Tins master stroke was intended for a knock out blow to Pincher City, but the blow fell short and the ag- gressor lost the stakes (or the instalment) and this was the cause of Uie Uuiidiiig the magni- ficent hotel which is giving the public satisfactory service at Pincher City at the present time. The license for the horel was strongly opposed by the same party and he actually had the audacity to question the de- cision of the License Commis- sioners had recommended the granting of the Hotel Licen- se and unwisely resorted to the supreme court for a decision in the matter, where thank-s TO Canadian justice, he was again defeated and assessed the costs of his interference with the pro- gress of Pincher City. !n organizing and establishing: the boundary lines of the Pin- cher City School District we again met fierce opposition, but after the matter -was Investigat- ed by the proper authorities the decision was in favor of the con- tention of Pincher City and as a res.uli. we have a fine school building where the youths of Pincher City are ed- ucated. Pincher City has processed wonderfully considering the many obstacles with which it had to contend and brush aside and some of the obstacles it re- quired considerable ume to, brush them aside, as they would not yield to the brush.very read- ily, bur, Pincher City is at the top of the grade, and is es- tablished on a solid basis and can now use its time, money and energy in developing into a real city, instead of as heretofore of having to use same fighting and brushing aside obstructions which retarded its development For the benefit of those who might think, or might have been told that Pincher City as yet is of very little if any importance we will state that it !s located In the business and railway cen- tre" of the immense Pincher District. Every thing shipped in to this Immense utsi.nct must come! to Pincher City also every thing shipped out of this immen- se district must, be shipped from Pincher City, people coming in. and .going out of the district must come and go by way of Pincher City. It liar, a C. P. K." depot, large freight sheds. section house, stock yards, three large warehouses, several miles of side track, two large grain elevators, three general stores. two hardware stores, wholesale and retail meat market, post office, lumber yard, coal yard, two implement houses, black- smith'Shop, harness shop, church school, sidewalks, two livery barns; licensed forty roomed ho- tel, second hand store, twenty- three dogs, new railroad build- ing in, and a Municipal owned gravity- waterworks system whlc'h-is one. of the best sys- tems of waterworks in Alberta, Pincher City's advantageous lo- cation, and having reached its present standing of importance, and having s.urmounted 'h" ob- structions mentioned and many which are not mentioned, and located in one of the largest and richest farming districts in Alberta and which has only com- menced to develop, must have a future, and is bound to devel- op and build up rapidly. Pincher City has all the im- provements and places of bus- iness mentioned and has good reasons to expect to have an- other railway and depot, elevator- cold storage plant, a bank, and several business blocks, fifty or more dwelling houses in ;the very near future. have giv- en you a very brie; part of Pin- cher City's history, and what it has there now. and what, it has good reasons to expect to have in short lime, which may interest you to the exreiit that you may think it worth your while to make arrangements to with us at our expense and personally view and investigate Pincher City and its wonderful L-ity building resources. The townsite occupies an ideal spot for a city, it hay a gentie southern slope, ami every lot is high. dry and practically level, a view of tb5., .gt'and old Kccky moun- tains can be had t'unn any part of it. The size of the lots are 25 feet by l.Vj feet. the busi- ntrsjo si rects 100 feet wide, and ;the resjcieiuial lots face streets W wide, and all lots have at the rear 20 feet wide. And after having made a Trip t.> Pincher City ff it does not look good enough to you to make an investment, we will not usejiny kind of persua- sion to get you to do so. think have the best proposition on the market, and if we did no: think that you would be of the same opinion after personally investigating, it we would not. offer to defray your expenses to see ir. For prices, terms and further particulars TENDERS FOR PUBLIC WORKS Considered by City Coun- Firms Are After the Work The City Council stayed in until a quarter after seven last considering the tenders for the var- ious works to be done by the city this year. There were five contracts: grading, cement walks, watermains, sanitary sewers and storm sewers. There were quite a number of tender- ers for thy various contracts, and the council did not arrive ai a conclusion regarding them., H. .Meech. the acting city engineer, had to a great deal of trouble to get the quan- tities worked out and the unit prices as well. After discussing the matter f ;until they were tired, the council acl- ijou.-ned to meet at ten. o'clock this jinorning. Among those tendering on ;thc work are: L, .Mullin. j A. Taylor and X. K. Boyd: side- Cement and Con- j crete Co., who did not send the re- j quired cheque, and. therefore could not. be considered. P. Kilkenny. W. E. jiiansom. A. Taylor, and the For- ;est City Paving Co., who had the con- itract last year: Kil- ikenny, G. Kemper. Prairie Con- istruction Co. and X. K. Boyd: sani- tary Construction Co. Kemper, P. Kilkenny. J. A. Bro- ley, X. K. Boyd: storm rie Construction Co.. P. Kilkenny, J. A. Hroley. G. Kemper and X. K. Boyd. X. K. bid was a lump sum. Successors To THE OFFICE APPLIANCE CO. 110 Fifth Street South. N-ar Hudson's Bay Co.'s Store. OFFICE KQU1PM10NT and FILING DEV1CKS in'steel and wood. TYPEWRITERS and TYPEWRITER SUPPLIES and OFFICE SPECIALTIES. PHONE 122. We respectfully solicit correspondence from out of town points. All inquiries promptly answered. Thanks, call again. fr Studeb.aker Vehicles Represent Quality, Durability, Appearance and Value We cnrrv a full line of Studehaker O ons, drays, delivery wagons (all heavy teaming wagons, dump wagons, con- tractors'" carts, etc. Also a complete line of high class Studehaker carriages and buggies. Ask someone who knows what Stude- baker means. i tenderers-pin in lump bids on two oriiii The ietfaferidge-Weyburn Realty Co., Ltd. 1 ,4- 1 :-----J.----T> J LSI. 7Uc MJLW iv 11 vn v> eMmillftttT JCVU. more JJ School Board Plans of Hardie- viiie School Truancy Officer Provincial Of- ficer Asked for Explanation Kepairs During' Sn miner Hols da. Vs. truancy in other city in th-- province, and why in such case he did not brinf it before the Board J hci'ore publishing his statement in the press. j The Fleetwood School .Several n.attcrs pertaining to new Fleelwoori school came up Phone 1425. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office Open Evenings During Sale Ott Elock. BEST BUY IN LETHBKIDGE FOU SALH FOR TEX DAYS i'iillv modern Street, hciwe Price six roomed house on en ;'.nd oiirt niest to A niul Another heavy session of the mude that there is nion .School Board was held night j than in an} v.'.rvh Ouiirman Fleet wood. Dr. Cnil- i-raitli, Stewart and 0. Aus- tin present. As tin.-: was the last regular nice ting hei'ore the dost; of term several matters pertaining in the holidays were tixed. School will close this year on -June 30th, to August 2Slh, making an eight weeks' holiday. Four of the teachers, Messrs. Andrews, May, Stewart and Hranriow were granted leave of ab- senct- i'roin June 26th to the end of the month to enable them to preside al. .Standard V. and VI. department- I al 'examinations at out of town points. Several applications, them one for the position of manual train- ii'u. instructor, were placed on tile, anr! a communication from Miss Ma- xell, kindergarten assistant, for an increase ii, salary, was referred to the school management committee. Cadet Instructors The Deputy Minister of Education stating that there would be. another special instruction school forj cailet instructors during the hcli-! davs The school will commence this or: .luh 31. and last three j the successful teachers in at- sites and building committee will go over the schools with him this week, and aii necessary repairs will be noted, and an estimate of the cost submitted. The school architects will be asked to again take up the matter of hav- hip: new hoiit-rs installed in the Kin- dergarten school as per their Agree- ment. This work also will ,be done during the holidays. As the first Tuesday of the month as the date for the regular of the, Board was very inconvenient; for some of the members, the of the meeting hereafter will be The first. Wednesday of the month. asy terms. E. T. MCGREGOR Room Post Office Blk. or Courtlaml St. o..w. lhc Roani Te i ten-Jance receiving, if succcssiul in ihe I h. ji examination, a certificate as qnaiified cadet instructor. Those in at .tendance will receive iransporta- j ?v. A. L. Charles of Milvcrton, 'becomes rector of St. James1 church, j Wallaceburg, the V.'m. Marshal! and the Grey Siding at j Development Co. are claiming i the meeting, and the .chairman staled 000 for breach of contract from R. that- the contractors had informed Leckie, the Montreal Trust Co., j him that, they would be ready to I arid the Dnmimond Mines, Ltd., in j hand the building over to the Board regard to the Sterling mines. i about -.him: 15th. It will then be ne- ____ y_ cessary to put a caretaker in charge ami the sites and building committee j was instructed to make.arrangements' wii.h Orluud for Jiandling the work till the end of the month. Ap-l plication for the position of janitor j for the new school will he received j uii to t.i o'clock, .Juno 2fHh, at an ini-j tial salary of per month, increas- j ing as the number of rooms opened increases. The architects submitted drawings for plans fur" arches and brackets in the corridors and vestibule of the ground of Fleetwood school to relieve the bareness. The cos', will In- about. S75, but it will add much to the appearance of what the Hoard termed "tjic finest schoc tias yet built." Kardievill; School The both lor Landseekers, attention! Tract of sections of choice steam plow land, within 2 miles of the Lefhbridgtr-Vreyb.uni line, only per acre; fair cash pay- ment; bal. easy terms., r> per cent. 2 lots on water; for the pair; cash: bal. 3-U-9-12-1S mos. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. Haniievillc school proposition .-j v.-'nifh has proved a knoMy one for susionanee. The school will he held j tiic Roard .so far. was up for consiii- in Calgary. The letter was tiled, as c-ration again. Plans were submitted the ciiy schools already have quali-i hy the nrdiitucts, II. M. and W. A. tied iris'lniCi.i'i'K i'nfir U'hiddiniiton. ['or a t wo-roomeci sttiic- Splendid Four-Roomed Cottage Within 1.000 feer of C P. R. track, on DOl'HLK LOT. STER ROAD. Price Terms easy. e can recommend this as a sure money maker as the land is worth more than the money asked for. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 536 (.'ii their Mali. Borrow S70.GOO Ser-reiarv brnu.nhi duwn a financial si-alenient for 1'Ui to dale, tho'.vip.jr receipts of and cxpen- (liHiro of leaving an over- draft ni' nearly of this j about is covered hy j the sin-plus dchrriturf: money on hand, i so thai the Board now has a net ovci'drnf1, of SM.25-1 in the Tnion In older Io nice I this and to carry the expenditure of the Hoard mrr.iill Dec. ol. a bylaw be prepared a'i'.homin.c; the borrowing of from the Tnion Hank at fi per cent. Hy this time ihe from ihr- svhooi taNcs will have been paid by the city. Truancy Officer V appointment of Lat'ib of :hf ci'y police fovcr to act as oflirer, the Bonn! In p.iv the ciiy prr rnonih. was contii'med, and will he continued MONEY TO LOAN in large sums on City Property at lowest rates Also Loans on Farm Lands I turn for thii? part of the city. The general plans were approved by the Ro.ird, hut the architects will he asked to submit rielaiiecl plans and specifications for consideration the i sites atjri building coumiittee. When i these r'-rrivi-d ilie mat will be i settled. The building will be a. i frame siructure, of much the same j as the two-roomed schools i ready in use. j 1 New Teachers i j The school management commit-1 J lor brought in a. report on the num-i her ut' new maeheis that will be need- j oti tlie niidstimme.r holidays. It I is thought, ilia i with ihe opening of the Fire! wood school at least five new members will he required on the start. No appointments were made and the matter was allowed to stand over till the next, meeting. A princi- pal i'or the appointed 310 7th St. Scmtb Phone 363 Xk c nior o 15 c au ti fu 1 site, east of Victoria Park a salary Walermyn ebooi will hr of Sfifi per was uffercd this v. r.ill such time as :he detention homo is built. A man will be engaged j tho Position. thrn to in con.ititK.-t ion with the! GPO. -lennings, acting in the ca- schools, and it if hoped thai the.; pacify of building inspector for the of truancy in the schools will j School Hoard, submitted a report of sa'isfactorily solved. ibc various repairs needed in tin- dii'- The Hoard ask K. H, rhad i ff-ren? schools of the city, Hir work wirk regarding -he staiem-.-nt he'io 'lone ilie hoiidiiys. The THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. Successors io The Land Co. ;