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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta f WE CAN MAKE YOU If you will examine the remaining lots unsold in only 20 left at from to Terms cash, balance 9 and 12 months. INTEREST. Just one block 'south of Queen Victoria Park.. See FIRE INSURANCE PHONE 1183 1307 CRABB ST. Money to Loan on Farm: Lands and City Property. MCGREGOR DICKSON P. 0. BOX 2109 4 BEGIN BLOCK PHONE 597 WE BUY LAND FOR CASH. LIST WITH US. FARM SECURITY COMPANY Whtaey Block Lethbridge 120 ROUND ST. PHONE 14 roomed house, cisher street. terms. House, London Road, near cor- ner Crabb, facing south, S rooms, bath and furnace, good basement, fenced, with good walks, terms. House, 6 rooms, bath, pantry and hall, piped, for furnace, on Coutts street, near London Road, terms. ICO acres improved near Leth- bridge, per acre. Vrooman Simons HOTEL Phone 399 F. WADDINGTON CO. THE LAND PAYS FOR ITSELF We have''several laiTe tracts en bloc and also .smaller pieces all for sale, on'our famous easy terms at a price as. low or lower than elsewhere. DON'T FORGET THAT A FARM ON OUR. TERMS, well located as >to market, school, etc., is much cheaper and better than a ijome- stead. have a plan that is better than a straight loan and delay. Corner lot in Riverview, water and sewer, facing north and east, feet frontage, ?1 G50; terms. Lot on Ashmead street, facing east, between Courtlaud and Lou- i don Road, half cash, balance three and six months. The McClure Stewart Agency The Lethbridye Daily Herald, Monday, June 2 Lots on-William St, between.Red path and Dufferin Sis', face east, lie well. on terms. Lois on Heed street, 107x125. oh terms. LOUIS N.HARBEKE SUITE 107 SHERLOCK BLDG. PHONE 1321 p o. BOX 270 your property with GOOD BUY IN FARM LAND Half Section In T. 0. R. 14. Three and a half-miles from ele- vator, near Grassy Lake. This will interest you. Come and see us. .We will give you full particulars. Price per acre. Imperial Development Co., Ltd. PHONE1353 103 SHERLOCK BUILDING BOX 1858 W.J.Lloyd C. H. Devine F. C. Mock A Romantic Tale Concerning Englishman Who Chose To live In New Mexico FORT GEORGE We are the original handlers of Fort George property in this We are also tlie sole Lethbridge agents for the only legal townsite of Fort George, the place where everyone is going. Call and see us about Fort George lots. ILLINOIS-ALBERTA REALTY CO. Rooms 1-4 upstairs in Johnson Block, Round St. Phone 455 FOR THE SMALL INVESTORS We have good buys in Bow Island, Blocks 1, 2, 5, 6, and 13. original townsite and original prices! Bow Island is f orpins; ahead! CD CD Fort George Land will be advanced to per acre on July 1st. Get in before the advance! _ .'CAM-ROSE, the townsite with a great future. Sole agents for Victoria Park sub-divis- ion, 860 to -S80 per lot. A few Lakeview lots still loft. The best subdivision in town. down, per mo. LYCEUM BLDG. PHONE 426 WE HAVE LAND in all parts of Southern Alberta and ran offer the BUYER some- splendid investments on easy terms. If you will sell your holdings list us. We can sell it if price ami terms are right. See Us for City Property, Loans, Insurance, Bwids, Etc. GRASSY LAKE LOAN REALTY CO. D. L KIMBALL, Mgr." Suite 115 Sherlock Bid. Phone 417 The sale of the Ojitos ranch in Mex- ico for wound up the affairs o' estate of latt Lord Lelaval Ber- esford, who chose to spend his life on a cattle ranch of. acres in Mexico, his companion, a negro woman, rather than in England. Delaval Berefonlieu. Rnglan-l when a young man twenty years or more ago because he did not like the restraint? of the life he had been accustomed to. He wandered until he found a location that suited him. It was leagues from the railroad, in. the mountain fastness- es of. the then almost unexplored stretches of northern Chihuahua, in Mexico. Why he'went-there arid why he selected this location for his home he told nobody. He had money to buy the land was worth less than 50 cents an acre, and he had the money to the cattle with which to stock It. He was rough and ready, as the cow- boys say. He was an Englishman but he did not have'the English ways. He ready to ride with the hardiest vufjuero, and at night would sleep with nothing but mother earth for a bed and only a saddle for a pillow. That he was a lord, a member of the British aristocracy, nobody knew for years, but he was admired as an Englishman with nerve and grit. Bought for El Paso Whether his relatives knew where he was nobody knew. He never seem- ed to get any mail and he never wrote any but business letters, He made friends of his Mexican vaqueros and their families, and he became known in El Paso for he made visits every once in a while to the city, and it did not take long for the people to become aware when he was there. On these visits he treated everybody he met. neither race nor color being barred But always he kept out of the spot- light. Me did not spend his money in the big gambling ho.uses or in the bril- liantly lighted saloons, as other cow- men do when they hit town with pur- ses newly filled with their cattle sales. Always the small saloons, Delavni Beresfonl did not seek the best society. After ono of these visits it was rum- ored that on his return to Ojitos ranch he was accompanied by a negress well known HI the part of the city most fre- quented by the Englishman on his vis its. Then somebody explained that she had been taken down as his cook; 'that he was tired of the Mexican fare he had been getting. The next time he came to town the negress was with him, and the pair wont to one of the leading hotels and applied for a room for "Mr. ami Mrs. but all rooms were en- gaged. Quarters were found elsewhere and that night the usual Beresford spree was begun and the negress wa? a partner in it all. During the revelry the negress.. known to her associalcs as Flo, an- nounced to her associates that she was Lady and that she was the wife of Lord Delava! Buresford, brother of the English Admiral Charles Bcres- ford. gwinc to seo de Quoen: site lias ter sen me. cause I'se de wife of n she would tell her friends. Flo Never Saw Queen Then it go; 10 be common talk; ev- erybody soon spoke of ;the couple "Lord .and Lady Flo." "The English- man continued to raise cattle and ship them to Canada and sell them for a good price, and accompanied by his black companion be made regular trips? to El Paso. He never denied the state- ments of the negress that she was his wife and she made purchases at the tores and had them charged to Lord Beresford, who always promptly set- tied the bins. No more letters passed between the Englishman and his fam- ily back in England than before the disclosure of his identity, however, and Lady Flo" never made her trip to ee the Queen. In 1907, early in tne spring, Lord De- laral Beresford took a trainload of cat- tle to Canada to the .market. Reiurn- jj'rom the Canadian market, the train on which he was a passenger went into the ditch near Medicine Hat, Canada, and when the list of dead was printed there- appeared the name "De laval Beresford, Mexico." "Lady Flo" was in El Paso when the -.vires brought the news and at price went into mourn- ing and proceeded to make prepara- tions to take charge of the estate. Inside often days a lawyer came to town from New York. The cables had been working and Admiral Lord Char- les Beresford had acted. The body had been ordered shipped home and the lawyer was directed to take charge of the estate in the name of the-surviv- ing relatives. A was produced by the El Paso attorney who had done the legal business for the dead man and it left the entire estate to "my legal with the exception of "which I hereby be queath to my faithful housekeeper Flora." The will was offered "for probate in El Paso county, also in the courts of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico, but there was a protest filed by counsel engaged by "Lady Flo." Statements were given to the newspapers that while she had never been married to Beresford, she could prove that she s his 'Common law wife. Hadn't ev erybody recognized her: as the wife of the dead man and hadn't'he'promised that lust as soon as he returned from Canada they would be married'by a priest in Mexico? But the admission that there had been no marriage set- tled the case. "Flo Balked by Laws" In Texas she was at once ruled out of court because the law prohibits the marriage of a white person to one of African blood, although among people of the. same race common law mar- liage is not recognized although there is no law against miscegenation. Thus the very law that would help in one country her in the other, and the probating of the will went forward. Xew Dayton. June 9. Sunday school at two: preaching at 3, every Sunday. y. p. meeting at R p.m. Ail are cordially invited to attend. Rev. McAcron. of 'Warner, preach- ed last Sunday, after preaching at 11 o'clock IS miles east of here. Mrs. McAcron accompanied him, and were glad to mnko liis acquaintance. baisy Greono wont to Warner last Saturday on church business. Children's Day will be on June 26 Special services will include local tal- ent, as well as some from abroad. Ev- eryone will be welcome. Exercises will open promptly at 2 in the after- noon. This will also be a rally and we want every child in the sur- rounding country to be here. Rev. Connor calico at Mr. James Ureerio's residence on Tuesday on his Suburban Acreage for 0 L Sub-divisio See our list of choice, In acreage. This will rapidly advance in value. Prices reasonable and terms suit purchaser. Geo.M. Hatch 316 Round St. INSURANCE REAL ESTATE CITY AND FARM LOANS B Ik. T, 1 1-2 lots Kiiis- 1 1-2 lots, Court- JnnclSL 6 lots Elk. 2f Duff Add. at The H, Macbeth Ayency Sherlock Block. 5-ROOM HOUSE FOR SALE On lot 46 ft. 3 in. x 125 ft. No. 112 Torrance Avenue, North Ward. This house is in first class condition, has water, sink, drain, etc., and is wired for electric light Has good sized well built veran- dah, new last winter. An ex- cellent property for a man with small amount of money. PER MONTH PAYMENTS with a small cash payment, which can be arranged, with interest at 8 per cent, will handle this place. The house is worth per month for rent alone. Price which is very- reasonable, as comparison with other properties in this vicinity will show, and the terms cannot be equalled in the city. Apply on premises for par ticulars or to P. 0. BOX 1007 FOR RENT 2 stores in the Kennedy Blk., per month for one and for the other. Or will sell the whole block. Apply Ken- nedy Block, North Ward. 49-6 We Have FARMLANDS Prom to per acre For particulars en- quire or write The L C Ludtke Land Company Bow Island ,Alta. way to Lethbridge in his Ty.' Cobb.snys Snm Crawford is the greatest hitter in the business, j CITY PROPERTY FIRE INSURANCE THIS "AN ASSURED FACT" The following property will be a spur track proposition iu the near future. 5 and all other improvements Ford Lots 14 10 19, Block 68 Redpath St. each L. S. RIPLEY CO. REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE AND LOAN BROKERS TEL. 1034 OPEN EVENINGS BLK. GOOD BUYS G lots on Westminster Road. Will have water, sewer and light this year. each, easy terms. 10 lots adjoining Victoria Addition on east, each, easy terms. ALBERT E. IVES, STAFFORD BLOCK PHONE 297 FOR SALE 4 warehouse lots, with trackage, Ford Street, Block 61; two corner, two Inside. Irrigated land, S.W. 1-4 29-8-19 W. of 4, ?40 per acre. 5 lots on Redpath Street, Blocks 15 and 37. G.E.C.MARTIN, Central Property CD. PHONE (Residence) 1072 215 SHERLOCK BLOC. A SUBURBAN HOME Is the dream of many. HERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY To have the dream come true. Two acres, facing Henderson Park, 1 3 -4 miles from centre of city, on the line of the proposed street railway, high and dry and overlooking the city, together with large seven roomed house and large barn; ah ideal Jiome location combining all the advantages dj of cjty and country life, for only S4500 handles. Our automobile will take you out in ten minutes and welvould-like you to see this. Orders taken for coal prompt delivery. Loans, Fire and Life Insurance. The Golden West Realty Co. D. King Plione 623. J. B. Wilkie Office, Crabb Street. SNAP IN IRRIGATED LAND 160 acres of the best irrigated land on the ditch and only 3 miles from the city of Lethbridge. This adjoins land wtiich for 5100 an acre just recently. Our price for quick sale, 186.00 per acre, on easy terms. Apply F. L WHITNEY COMPANY LEADING REAL ESTATE FINANCIAL BROKERS OFFICE 414 ROUND PHONE TAKER LANDS TAKE THE Arc You Looking for Bargains! WE Raw lands, Lands for sale on crop payment NEW YORK-ALBERTA LAND CO., TABER, D. W. COULTER, Mgr. ALBERTA 6 splendid lots in Block 148 facing east, 6350 each. Terms, balance 4 and 8 months. Lots 1 and 2. Block 149, the pair. Terms, 1-3 cash, balance 3 and 6 months. NORTH LETHBRIDGE REALTY CO. PHONE 536 WESTMINSTER ROAD C. S. DONALDSON, Manager FARM LOAMS FARM LOANS Modern house, Argyle Cottage, Argyle cash; House, Fisher cash; Halance to suit purchasers. P.ione 1045 Alberta Blk., Box 254 FARM LOANS FARM If you want to buy farm lands or city property, it is well worth yo.tir lime to look over our large lists. We am agents of Alberta for the Huprnobile and can make im- mediate delivery !o any part of the province. THE BELL CASCADEN LAND CO. ROOM 3 MACDONALD BLOCK GENERAL AGENTS FOR ALBERTA FOR THE HUPMOBJLE. TEN ACRES FRUIT LAND AT CRESTON Ideal tract for orchard home. Fine spring on property. One mile from station. Fine fruit soil. Bearing orchard immediately bordering tract, Creston fruit can be prairie towns within twelve hours. Price per acre, terms. cash. Will exchange for city property close in. 7 roomed furnished house to rent, bridge-Weyburn Realty Co. Ltd Phone 1173 One JJoor South Balmoral HuteJ OlttrlbuUni Afcncy for Engines, Cockihutt and Frost A. Wood Llnet LANDS. LOANS AND INSURANCE ;