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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBIUDGE DAILY TTEKALD la.v, j'i'uic 20, JOljT Land Values UNDEVELOPED COALFIELDS Stirling Realty Co. Stirling, Alta. The Junction Town Oim SPECIALS Lots 32, 33, 34. 35, 30, 37, 38, Block 20, First avenue, each; terms easy. These lots will advance 50 per cent, in price within the next thirty s. Now is the time to in- vest in iStirlin.a; "Real Estate; Half Section Xo 1 farm land, two and one- hall' miles from elevator, per acre; easy terms. to Loan On large or small dwelling? and business; properties. Why pay rent1? Build a homo. List your property with us and get the best possible returns. MORE HOUSES ARE NEEDED AT STIRLING Everything Booming at the Junction Prospects Bright Stirling, June Timothy re- turned on Thursday from Edmonton, j where he has been .visiting his home. 11 r. Timothy in conversation with The Herald gave out the information that about half the work on his contract on the Stirlins-Weyburn line of the C.P.R. is finished. The -work still re- maining to be done will be.closing up gaps here and -there between tho con- tracts and this will be the easiest part of the work. The difficult .cuts and large fills are completed.' Culverts re- main to be put in at several places, but in most places corrigated ;metal is being used work is compara- tively easy. Brandley Neilsan, who have had the contract of plowing the this week and have made' a splendid- job of their work. The guard is 25 miles long and 12 fur- rows wide on either side of the track. The work was'done in remarkably short time, two -1-horse teams complet- ing the work in 22 days. Spoken to regard -to' additional extension on this line'of road, Mr. Timothy re- plied-that he was not sure that tlie ad- ditional -o or 35 miles, .would be let this fall. However, he'admitted that Stirling Drug Store Has always on hand a complete stock of DRUGS and drug Theodore Brandley Dealer in Boots and Shoes Dry Goods Groceries Hardware, Etc. The Pioneer Store of Stirling Best goods at lowest possible prices, and ..courteous treat'meiii ,to all, is our policy. Stirling, E. Fawns Agent for Deering esier Machinery Emerson Plows Tudhope Buggies Sawyer Mass'ey Engiucs Separators Ho'ssier'Prcss Diills Stirling, Alta. Pioneer Harness Shop Ready-Made Harness and Har-jnesB Parts Repairing a specialty. All work guaranteed. International Stock Food and Horse Medicine. E. SCHAFFER STIRLING Wanted FOR RAILROAD WORK On Weyburn .line east of Stirling. Apply on the work. Also will buy good baled timothy or blue joint. JOHN TIMOTHY Office EMBARGO ON BRITISH CATTLE "Ottawa, The Canadian 1ms placed a stringent embargo on the importation of live etock from the United Kingdom on account of an outbreak of sore mouth disease there. Notification was received from the Imperial department of agriculture on June 27th brief cable message. that until the outbreak the. extent of which is not yet known here Is stamped put, there wIH he no shipments of cattle, sheep or sw ne from. England, Scotland or Ireland to Canada: A Great Hardship It Wlil doubtless prove a great hardship. many '.Canadian. stockmen who are known ..to be abroad hunting for cargoes of thoroughbred cattle and sheep. Jn addition to the embargo special precautions will be taken by the Canadian department of agrlcu to Inspect any shipment that may have left the. Old Land. after the discovers the outbreak on thefr arrival at Canadian ports If any of the shipments show the east sign of the disease, they will be mmediately slaughtered and the carcasses destroyed: NO WILL Coats, Jr., Millionaire, Died n-. testate London, June It is announced that Mr. James Coals, Jr., the thread manufacturer, who died on March 22 at the age. of; has left no will. Administration of the estate which lias been valued for probate a has. been granted. In addition there is some refai estate. This is believed !o be the largest sum ever, left by a man without making a will. The total Includes holdings. in J. and P. Coats. Limited, valued, with accrued dividends, at in the Linen Thread Company, Limited, at ami in the Consolidated .Tea and 'La.nds, Umllcd, at Life are valued at and -household effects fit Fcrguslle House. 'Paisley, at Air. boats' owned several yachts, which. are to bo sold at the follow ng prices Oleniffer, trie, Drunelte, 'Ma'rjorle, 13835. Change of Service Beginning Sunday, June 16, service will 'be held in Presbyterian churches Itayraond ll'a. -ra. Stirling, S'p. m. New Dayton 7.30 p. m. and. New. Dayton people arc Hiked to take note of the he was expected if the country promised a crop, which, as a result of recent rains, it .undoubtedly will. All the homestead country, through which the road' passes hasjhad air abundance of rain this weekend-is lira fair way to produce a large actual outlet for this grain will be over -the Stirling-Weyburn'line, and unless it is built long hauling of from 50 to 75 miles will require to lie made to Stlr: iing, or about the same distance north to points on the Crowsnest line. tber has becn'ideal for railroad work :or the reason .that unlike most dis- :ricts where 'railroading ,is being car- ried .on, there has not much rain as to interfere with.the work. The camps remain free from sickness, hard- ly requiring the services of a doctor. It a pity'that someone with capital should not come into Stirling and build gome houses. There are sev- eral farmers living in the immpdiflte vicinity who would gladly rent houses they could be secured: With the harvesting .of the present crop, there will undoubtedly be a building boom at the "Junction at least a half dozen men in the Stirling district just waiting for.a crop to build and have their families live in town. Several of these are so far away at the present time that it is impossible 'or the smaller .children to get; to school, move will be made In order to grant.them this privilege. Following up-the effort-which is be- in made by the residents of North Stirling to .get a school started, com- munications have been received from Imth the Hon. C. R. Mitchell and the Hon. A. J.. McLean, in- formed The Herald that lie has asked the inspector for this district for a rec-r oRtmend to the effect that a school would be beneficial and necessary to llite part of the town. Air. McLean !u- forms us that he has -already recom- mended a school built: for this portion of tho town. It would seem, then, that, all that remains to be done, is to re- ceive the report of the Inspector, when ihe work will immediately begin. J. .Miller ot .Magrath.-who opened a billiard and pool parlor here a few months ago, sold out this week to Mr. Frank David, who has been running a barhcr shop in connection with the pool parior. was visited on Wednesday night by a good local shower, thorough- ly wetting the ground and undoubtedly doing a great deal of good. Crops for the most part are Ini splendid condition, grain in places having headed out and presenting "the appearance, of grain which had been growing very much longer than Stirling's present crop. All grain which has been growing well Is now out of only ithe tvcry Into stuff will be absolutely in need of rain. J. M. Hilll's. of Lucky .Strike, was a Thursday last. Mr. Hillis is the teacher of Lucky Strike school and also with his two sons has a homestead five miles south of Lucky Strike postofflce. In conversation with The Hcrlad Jlr. Hillis reported, .that grain in his district was now 20 inches high. He told of frequent showers having visited his district from the Ridge, keeping tlie grain in a good state of growth all sum- mer. Mr. Hillis is well known at Stirl- ing, having been a frequent visitor, here and having taken part .in social engagements at this place. The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church held 'ail entertainment in the old boarding "house Wednesday night which was both pleasant and profit- able. The affair .took -the form of an' ice cream social and this com- modity was served during the evening. The sum of added to the treas ury of the Ladi.es' Aid, and will he de- voted to clearing off the debt on the organ which purchased last fall. Raymond was represented by Mrs. (Rev.) Coombs, Miss Munal Wm.' plair, A. E. Butchart, Miss D.tJ. S. Wray. J. S.JIolroan" has finished his work of grading the road betwen the eleva- tor anil the water tank north ol Stirl- ing. with two good ditches has been1 thrown up here.'an'd no difficulty should be again experien- ced in the hauling of heavy loads over this Mr. Holma-n has moved'to work on bridges, culverts' and grades between sections 3D and 19 and 20 in Town- ship (1. Timothy in the vicinity of Stirling is headed out and is a beautiful crop. The patches referred to have the bene- fit, of a thorough soaking with irri- gation water and are in' good state to withstand all drought that may come time. Alfalfa: is also a good crop, iyid cu'ttins is the order of the day. The the Misses L. Beamish and A. McBride, who held meetings in the Presbyterian church here last fall, returned 'to townMgain on Wednesday, and were guests at the Prairie Queen hotel. Mrs. J: F. Kraft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. 'Miller, was a visitor at her parents' this week, a-nd on re- turninE Thursday took with her Miss Jean and iMaster Archie Miller, .who will spend .the'ir holidays on the ranch near Endoh. Miss Elsie Clark, Who: has been vis- iting in Diamond City for the past sev- eral weeks, returned Thursday morn- ing to her home at Stirling accompan- ied by her sister, Mrs. Dr. D'Arc. H. W. engineer on the Stirling-Weyburn'line, was in town on the progress in the work of construction on the railway line, on Wednesday night and reports: favor- Walter Pettifor, agent at-the C.P.R. station, has closed his home temporar- ily as a result of his mother's .death and is now 'staying at .the Prairie Queen hotel. Geo. O'Hea, who has been assistant station agent here, has left Stirling, and his place at the station has been taken by Mr. Lockie. GRAIN IN STORE AT TERMINALS Ottawa, June Juno 21, there wore according to'fig tires' received .by. the department of trade and commerce bushels of wheat stored, in terminal and eastern elevators as com- pared billihcls In stor- age same period last year. Other grains In storage totalled ll-l bushels aa against last passenger on Ui< south-bound train Button, HON. C. W. CROSS TO BUILD BIG'HOUSE Edmonton, Juno attorney general of the Hon. Charles W. Cross, has: taken -out a ..'building permit for the erection of a hous-a on ,27th street. will be of brick and will'cost In the vicinity of The contract has already been awarded Phcaijr and NEW DAYTON New Dayton, .June Wooley of Raymond is visiting at the home'of Mrs. iMrs. T. J. Morrison, who had been visiting :i few days In Lethb ridge, re- turned Wednesday morning. C. T.. Cousins, manager of Becker Yates' lumber yard, received this week carload of fence posts and a car of E'team coal. .7, F. Nel-oon, auditor for the Fanners' Lumber Co., is here from Lethbridge on business in connection with tlie local yard. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schaffer, who have living on the farm of Chas. Jenkins since Mr. Jenkins' return last spring, have gone back to their homo in South Indiana. The local meat market, which lias been conducted for the summer by Win. Luacombe, has been taken over by Mr. Chas. Lafferty, who duct the'business in the" future. Mr'. Latterly has alrea'dy offered a fine line of 'meat and is deserving'1 of a large share of the1 public patronage. F. M. Riches, teacher of No.'-v Dayton school, who has been very ill with pleurisy, is now able to be up and about, and Thursday evening was able to take a drive. He is still at the New Dayton hotel and will remain there un- til fully recovered. The school, of course, will .not be' reopened. -A-surprise-was1 given Win. fi. Nate on the 'occasion of his-birthday Wed- nesday of thisMvecklby his "friends ;it New Dayton and Tyroll's Lake. Twen- ty or thirty of hte friends gathered at his home at a. 17 and a most enjoyable time'was spent. New Dayton is receiving -quite ,-a number of seekers for land on the Mc- Intyre lease. It is fast becoming known that New Dayton excels in access, to; this 'tract of land and that travelling! facilities :are the -best- known in tU- country.. Mr. Luscorabe, of the local hvery has been busy sending teams with the-1 different points of .'this lease. The "night 'did not amount to much in the vicinity of. but- Miami farmland in'the vicinity of J. C. Mac-! Kay. was a heavy, downpour! which did a great deal of East] and north of New Dayton the precipi-j lation was small, the moisture not pen-j etrating more than an inch and a half] into the soiK New Dayton, however, is not by means suffering yet. Farin-j ers still hold out that the grain -will] stand drought tor another A large number of Dayton peo- ple are preparing to take in the big celebration at Raymond, Monday, and a splendid program of sports is being provided-in which some of our athletes will participate. Now Dayton J has Avon laurels at Eaymoad beCoiej and there is reason to believe -that this year some of the prize's will find 'theif way to the "Wheat Centre." The Ladies' Aid Society of the Pres- byterian church met this.week at the home of Mrs. R. W. Risinger and made arrangements for ;an ice cream social to be held in the Presbyterian church ,0n July, 4. A program is to.be provided and'refreshments served. It is under- stood that the admission will be free and'a charge made for the ice cfeam and refreshments. The ladies are en- deavoring to raise money for improve- ments in the church and.those who are interested in should be there. Mr. 'David, barber at Stirling, v.-as in New Dayton'Thursday this week and did a lot of work for the New Dayton It is said that between train time something iike six or eight dollars was added to his exchange. Mr. David is to .-make, regular trips, one day in Aveelt, and for', the .present time has selected Thursday as his day for operation at New Dayton. He is ship- ping down a chair which will be tem- porarily Installed in Becker Vales office. Hia coming will nil a long-felt want in New Dayton. In the past the men have either -had to nllow their beards to grow or take them off them- selves. New Dayton has been attracting the attention of cattle men during the past no less than four cattle buyers having visited the district for the pur- pose of buying cattle. Simon Tenny and L. N. .Tenny of the Tenny Bros, meat market at Wanier were here1 Thursday. A. C. Woorscll of Calgary came down Wednesday and has been driving in the country slnco that lltno buying cattle for tbe Calgary market. Will Advance 25 per ct. in next2tiiQ. Gnjiu will lie him died on burn lino in 4 months. -You better o'et in on some of this rcal'cstate. Let us know w.liat you want to'biiy or wish to sell. Offices at .Stirling and Knyinoml, Alta. Offers Unexcelled Accoiuinortation For the Traveling- Public Stirling, DAYTON This Is For Trade 160 acres. 6 miles from town with school across the acres under cuHivaiion; small house and barn; all fenced, will trade for horses or caUle. Price per acre. Cousins Whitsel Land Co. New Dayton, Alta. L, B. Duncan Dry Goods Shelf and Heavy Hardware Groceries Paiiits and Oils Boots and Shoes, Steam Fitting American AVoven AVirc Fencing New Dayton, Alta. A Llngard, a Lcthbridgc butcher, has also visited the has been buying South of Dayton. There-is evidence in this thai the New Dayton cattle range has -not yet'cnlircly disap- peared. A very pretty .wedding was solem? nized at the hoine of Mr. and iMru. U. K.' Skcith, east of New Day ton, Wed- nesday, June ill 2 p.m., when Miss Marion Bertha ia'io of.Bnrwick, Out., .was united :in marriage to John Blliot of Calgary. The young connie were unattended and only (he immed- iate friends of the bride were present. The bride was tastefully gowned in white with fringe and was given auay bV her father.. After (lie; ceremony a.'clninty luncheon was served by and, Mr.'and M'rs.' liy Hie ovehlrfe train tor their luture home in Colyiry. The ceremony was perjqnned by Rev. H. ty j Toombs, RA3 Presbyterian min- ister of and Jtbe Invited guests were II. W. Toombs, Mr. and Airs. Skoith; Misses Whl'.sel, L. B. F.-.Nelson, P. Gehring, A. King and B. AV. 'Detra. A large nuaiber of their New Dayton friends gathered at tlie station to bid -them farewell and to wish them well on their journey through life, and in this The Herald heartily joins. ZEPPELIN BALLOON BURNED Dtiageklorf, pelin's dirigible: balloon, Spllenahen, was blown, from Its' moorings by a. high wind today burned. Several soldiers were burned in' nUe'm'iitiiiK to save it, but none fatally. ;