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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTHBHlhGE DAILY HERALP MEDICINE HAT i If you are interested in the City of Medicine Hat, calUt.our office and let us sliow you maps, hluo prints, etc., of j City View Sub-division Prices Low. TernirEwy. F. C. Lowes Co. J. R. Anderson, Manager STORY OF A TRIP TO THE RED DEER LookThisUp .Lots in Block 23, Duff Addition, close to Ninth Avenue, at each R. V. GIBBONS CO. Oil FOR SALE On straight Crop Payment Plan, Keldpath Switch, 4 miles northeast of Cbln, good dirt, 1 a 01 320 acres partially improved Yoa will have to hurry. O. T. LATHROP WHITNEY BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE. but found'the piellj iouch morning, at 9 o'clock, Hie land office opened as'usual, with about 25 men all tumg to get in first. It was nearly noon when I'got walled on, and I succeeded in gelling plols of Ihree townships, two of which had no land open for homeslead 80n lu and at 1.30 p.m. I started with a man ot the Red Deer country is rolling and from Oklahoma for the Red Deer nv- and It Is a verj easv maatler to Vjr The day was exceedinglv warm, pass w'ilhln a fourth of a mile ol a. and when we had driven about Iwentv Dimch of stock and not see them in two miles, we stopoed at a house passing through the I lorsetrack mnch FOR SALE The 8 roomed fully modern house, facing east and known as No. 508 Westminster, 84500., Terms'. The H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE i LOANS BUILOINO-LETHSRICCE oust, west van ut "No, it was too warm She dldnt want tlful lake about three miles ong n5 BIGGEST SNAP IN CITY 5 lots facing north on McKuy St., only block from Westminster Road, each. 2 lots facing east in IJlock 148, each. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE SAY, MR. FARMER! We have the choicest bait section in the Chin District and sell! at 00 on terms or 50 all cash Best buy in that district Acre lot on Westminster Rd, 1800, easy terms L The Weber-Huff Investment Co. 'ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. JUST WHAT YOU WANT GARDEN TRACTS. 1 30-ACRE GARDEN TRACT. 1 40-ACRE GARDEN TRACT. -THB8E are all irrigated and nearer the city than ans other tracls, tnt guaTantee them PERFECT We are flut buyers of irrl .gated land to sub-dlitde and our prices are 13000 cheaper than others of like quality and location We make terms to suit, If jou intend to Improve the property. We also nice 1-2 acre with cottage ind chicken ebedt located In the city limits, cheap and on any terns MAXWELL HELGERSON Alberta Block, Lethbridge considerable stone.' The lake" on th southwest of thli township were pret- ty much dried up We next diovo down the east shore of Howling Ukes land Is poor heir, loo, anJ we iboiit two niljes southeast of Dowllng Lake, wltb a Mr O'Neil, a >oilng son of Krin just ovei He was frlendlv and socljble, and jjave us a good feed, hoped us good luck and God speed. Next w'0 (hove over to Section 223016, wheio found Mr McDavit, another Claiesholm man, fixing his breaking plow lie was much surprised to iee auv one from this neok of the woods, as be thought we had all'dried' UD llnd last summer I told him it uas pret- ty dry down here last summer, in dry. that we had to come to the north counlrv to get a mosquito bite, but our crops look better this summer. The land Is good 111 30-15, Slighlly rolling, but wltb good soil. Mr. McDavit was a good entertain- er'and we stajed with him foi din' ner and until about 2pm, talking ab- out old times and changes at Clares holm. There aie a number ot people from Claiesholm on SO IS We drove from here solllhwoBl to Section 15-2916, where vve stayed all night. We met a man bought a team of horses iniCalgau about a month ago, and they got away from Htm the nexl dav. He started to hunl for them on foot, but after walking for three weeks, coveling giound be- tween Calgarv and Stettler and Brooks, he bought a pom and saddle but the ponv refused to be ridden, so he hired a man with a team and wa- gon to drive around with him Most here vie had been told we could re- main overnight, and the ladv, a ro- bust, midle-aged :English woman said we saw an antelope right near Ihe hor ses alter which we came to the north west end of Little Fish Lake, a bea inches high good-'stand" stock'and poultry looked well Centrally Located Business Property REVENUE PRODUCING 50x125 it. on 3rd Avenue (Redpkth Price Terms ASQUITH .LINDSEY Real and FiMUciml 307 to do anv work We explained that our hoise was tired but she proved adamant, and so we had to drive tour miles further before er house, occupied by some Jap farm- el s, and they said we could though a little shy of bed-, ding. Their wheat was about sit or eight Their were farming about a section and a half, and thej said they, had had no crop last year. On account 'of not having ncarlv enouRh Irrigation ditches the} could not walei the land at'all ''We left theie about 730 on Tuesday, our lunch on the bank of Rosebud Creek, aboul five or sit miles south east of Belsekei After dinner we pro ceeded north till we reached the trail running due east from Beiseker, thence East to a point within fifteen miles of Green Tree Crossing, on Drumhollow, on the where e stajed all night with some people from New York State The countr.v from Calgar; out here IS ver; nice The land Is Al This is in the C P Ii irrigation block, and there aro thousands of sections through here with no sign of plow or habitation, not even horses or cattle grazing there, and we were forced to ask each olher the questjon Is it right that Ihe C P ft. should hold this land out of use with an upset-price ot DOSEiblj S2Z to tM per acre, while thousands of homesteaders were forc- ed to go on, on, on, 'vvaj bejond the Red Deer to find land to settle on? reached ihe fied "Deer about 10 JO Wednesday, and found the cv er active C N R there first. Thej are building down the Red Deer from Drumhlllei The sleel is laid about a mile past theie now. Drumhlller is on Uie river bottom on Section II, Twp 29, Rge '0 Town lots are sell- ing at to according lo ]o cation Drumhlller surely has a fine location, and the terrltor} to the southwest fine, Ihough ..to the noitb- east not so good iThere are only a few houses there now, but it ought to maKe a lug tow n as there are Immense quantities of coal of good quality easy ot access light at-hand From the river northeast we drove Ihrough several miles of and then we struck what we called Untie back, an awurnllv rough, hard, drv, rather black gumbo soil.- We drove lo Seclion '26-32-18, where' ive expected to find a fiiond, but he wasn't Iheie, and we compelled to sleep In an empty barn, ol sit upi ao we utili-od the fur coat for a blanket and some hai for a mattress, and lav down to pleasant dreams withoul any supper or feed for our horse We awoke rather early Ihe next morning to hear a meadow lark singing, sitting on Ibe barn. There was a heavy dew on the grass We hitched up and started to find something lo eat.' We found two small houses on Section 4-H3-I8, and It proved to be Mrs Samuel Wvlle and Mrs. Coulter, of Claresholm. They got us a nlce breakfast, and told MB. of .some people ,In., 30-15 from Clarei- holm Mr Wylle had gone.to the Red Deer the day before for poles and had .not. returned yet. From here fe drove east.lo, 33-15. We looked through thli some ld one half broad The only fresh water lake we saw on the trip. of sandy .banks, and sandv bot- tom, Plent? and other birds, all verv tame-indeed arrlv ed at Dorothy Crossing on the Red Deer about Ham on Satuidal, June 17. There Is a post office and store there that keeps open from IS to 2, bul the; eat In this store but soda 01 ackers, so continued lo eat of our own rations biead and butter and rncr watei We drove about 45 miles next daj, see ing bul two houses in the last thirty miles this side of the river, and they were about a mile from the trail came to soine' fellows breaking and batching m a tent about, twenlv five miles northeast of Glcichen, mst be- fore sundown The; kmdlv consented to let us remain with them overnight They were out of grub, so were -we, but we made a good supper of bread, butter, cake and lea We were about three miles from Dead Horse Lake and it was plaml} visible lying to Ihe southeast The nevt dav, on our war In to Gleiohen, vve paseod some rail road grading camps, and we strucl- the settlements about fifteen mite out of town about 330 pm, the wav in to Calgan on the a roan from Illinois with his faroilv He was going to Lacomb He savs Ihere are lots of people coming to Canada from Illinois The crops look good all through the north country, though OUTSIDERS BUY MACLEOD LOTS Much Activity; in' Real Estate There-First of July Celebration 'Waclcpd, Alii .lunc ttiu- of the lite Charles Lyndon, of l.vmloii, Alia who difd at the lolv Cross Hospital at t'alg.m on Saliirclav last, ,was hold Irom the Ko- uan CatholK. church here jestcrday it 10 JO i in Father Ulanch- conducted the wvit.es both at he church and at the temctcrv There vvci'e many old-timers at the funeral is Mis Lyndon was very well known ii Macleod in the early days. 'Ihe Ladies' Aid of the 1'resb) ter- an thiircli had intended holding their annual strawbeiiv and ice cream fes- tival in the town hall here today, Hit, have postponed the aflair till Sntnrdav, when Ihcv will also servo unchcs to the visitors {o (ho Cale- lonian celebration. July 1st promises to'hc one of the cist celebrated (lavs in Macleod this season, the Caledonian Association laving taken the task in hand There already subscribed lor to be given for the various sports winch will be held in the at tcrnoon at the Exhibition Grounds I be Societv have engaged the servic- es of the Ualgaiv Pipers Band who will arrive the pievious evening and ,uppli the music for the da) Even which the Caledonians havchcld their sports here they hove beeti a pninoimccd they expect a day than anj tbev have held previous The Ladies' Hosnital Aid have taken advantage o! the holnl.iv nnd will hold' their Tag Day on Saturday Fiod Leppcr, of Lethbridge, town yesterday on business. Tonight it rained for several hours and the ground was again well soak- ther late owin to Ihe cold, late RoIlM Chiefs In Seaelon Also Favor i Dogs lo Track Criminal! Ottawa, police chiefs' in convention today declared them- In favor of the use of dogs in tracing criminals Superintendent Hogers, of the Ontario provincial no lice, strongly crltic-lzed the eitradl- tlon laws. t Oeneral condemnation of the demor- alising i'Influence of moving picture shows WM of the conven- tion. Investigate A VERY ENGINES and "Yellow Fellow" Separators Only Li.dcimounted Tmctlo'n Engine on the raarlfet.' Bracket" bolted to Steel Boiler. Lasts Longer, Is More and Bailer to Handle than Topmbunted Engines. j Avery "Yellow Fel- low" am Money Makers for Threshermen end Grain Mr Farmers. f They aro also back- ed up by the Strong. est Warranties given by any manu-. i. ASK US ABOUT THEM AND GET PRICES BEFORE YOU BUT. W. R. Agent Money to Loan on Improved Farms 9 lots Block L, each, terms S lots on. water, Duff Addition, each, cash 3 spur track lots, each W. M. Harris Fire Insurance Boom 1 Dominion Block Phone 1367 ed The crops arc looking better ev- en (lav but what is mostly needed now in this district is hot weather, as ram fallen for a few hours ev- en nighl for nearly two weeks and there is sit present enough moisture in tho ground to last for two weeks Real estate continues verv active and vcstecdav was perhaps the busi- H..V aiuwi; ibc uisli began Real rstiiic agniils rtailv ironi Letbhriilgc and oilier cities to lake advantage'of the stalling boom -Nearly all .the property on the south side of the C P R track doubjcii in pncejslnce the end of last week and much proportv in this section has been puicbaseil ,bj out- side can.ilal- Ihc nrddick farm cast of the town winch was bought last month for per acre hy a Macleod sjndi- cate was sold in part fodav to Col- cntl H Evans, ol Montreal per ncre, orfers for vvliolc 280 acres now stand at S100 per acre Another important deal put iliiough lodav was the sale of the Langdon farm to a' part) ut Krank business men Tlic price paid today for ibc land was per acio vvjhlle three weeks ago it was pui- :Iiasi'd bj Mrs .James MacKenne of this town for It is rumored that, K' C Lowes Co and othei, well known Calgary Huns intend opening offices in Mac- Icoil, .mil in all probabilil) Ibis re- Hirt is liuc, as Oalgar) men arc in- terested in many of the proposod sub- divisions vvmch have been bought re- ccntlv The nine vcar old son of Marry n biting was accidentally'Shot in the [oot today while out shooting go- phus The wound is not vprj seri- ous as the bullet just passed through j Hie toes "V OUHK Whiting was wait- ing for a gopher lo 'come up and bad icstcd the gun on his foot, and in his excitement be pulled the trigger be- foif1 be raised the gun tner late n'o iu-------- Everywhere I met people land him gry 'and homesteads open for entry are'fevv and tar between One has on- ly to look to see that Weslein Canada will soon be the bread basket for the world for there aio tens of thousands of acres wailms for the nlow, and most of ii Al land, neb soil with good drainage and good grass Peter and John Campbell, ot the Star line, took advantage ot the fine weather on Th.usd.v to go down to Trout Cieek, norlhvvesl of lown, for a. picnic dinnei, and Ibe onlj thing to mai their fun .as a lefrlflc shower of accompanied hy some hail needless lo sav lhat they got soaked Another hunch of picnickers was the group compiling Mr and Mrs Sea. man and faralls, Mr >lat hews and familv Miss Pierce, and sev eral others Thev also got thorough ly irrigated, and came home to cat their picnic dinner II Pierce has Just bad a wel drilled at his farm northwest of town launched today from the Baltic works and'dray'did the work, v (he presence of the minuter} of marine, naval attaches and'a large representation, ot society and legis- CONDEMN MOVING lative bodies and officialdom. The bat- PICTURE 8HOW8 ,a5 down on June I'M, and iris'expected lhat anolher o years will be occuuled In equip- Half Section to Bar- ons, good building, fenced, TO-' acres In crop Pi ice JZ6.00 per acre, for a short time. Half Section Ihree, miles Irom Slirllng, raw land. Only (20.00 per acre. Three-fourth Seclion, 1Z miles from Stirling, first class raw land, 11300 per acre, 5 years time For further information In- quire of us. The Cnscaden Laud Co.; ,r MACDONALO BLOCK. A BIG BOOM is now coming on Property is going to advance rapidly. I have acres of land ad- joining the tovin of Macleoil Come at once and get the benefit of the advance. J. L. Workman Box 97, MaclHd, Alta. MAPLE CREEK GIRL WEDS Spokane, J'ine O Ost- beig, manager; of a planing mill at Itonners Feirv, Idaho, who has Jieen at the Pacific several dajs waiting for niB bride, was married lesterda; in the hotel parlor to Miss Jennie Sinclair ot Maple Creek, Sas katchewan, who airived yesterday on the Soo Sjiokano train OTTAWA EX-ALDERMAN DISAPPEARS Ottawa, Tune 29 from a form of paralvsis of the brain, Alderman Moise PloulTe disappeared horn his home at 54 Dally1 avenue on Monday night about seien o'clock, and has not been seen by or family since. H Snap In Inside Property Money to Loan on Im- proved Farm and City Property H.J.H.Skelth Phone Office: Opp. Alexandra Hotel- REAL SNAPj ir j. 8 roomed modern low on 37 1-2 feet, 6th St. 8. between 5th and 6th ,8. I Further purticWi H.J.H.Skeitti Phone 134S. Office off. Alex-' jndn Hotel. LADY LAURIER'S FATHER DEAD Ottawa, June jV R. Lafon- talne, father of Ladj Laurier, died, this morning at the Laurier Jiome in Arthabaskavillc He was 84 vears of age Lady Laurier is the only child left RUSSIA'S FIRST DREADNOUGHT ariiiini it. u.. St. Pelersburg, June He struck fine water and an ample rirgt Dreadnought, Was supplv at 133 feel Messrs Seamen ......_... ping tho vessel. The Sebastopol has a displacement of ODO horse power, and H is expcclcd to1 devclo'p a speed of 23 knols an hour. Us length is feet and beam 57 feet.. The 'battleship will carry 3000 tons of coal tons of naptha, Its armament will consist ot twelya 12 Inch gum, sixteen 4.7 Inch Runa and smaller artillery; All of the tea- sel and Us equipment baa beep or will be built In Russia. Studebaker Vehicles Represent 'f Quality, Durability. Appearance and Value We carry n full line of Studebaker wag-- ons, drajs, delivery wagons (all heavy teaming .wagons, dump wagons, con- tractors' carts, etc. Also a complete line of high class Studebaker carriages and buggies. Ask someone -yhat Stude- baker means. v t- v i The Lcthbridge-Weyburn Realty Co., Ltd. 1st. block west of Westminster ;