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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDOC, ALBIHTA, TUESDAY, MARCH ,I, >Nf. OF CANADA upiiai, Rest art iiitiviiti Prills Exceed To Money Safely use our Canadian Bank- ers' Association Money Orders. They are _____________ payable anywhere in Yukon in the principal cities of the United States. -They are convenient, cost little, and you run no risks. Buy Drafts for amounts over Telegraph and Cable Transfers issued. Exchange bought and sold. Savings Accounts may be- opened with deposits of and upwards. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manager. Imported Silks In Ladies' and Gentle- men's Wear and in Web at Chow Sam's Defy Competition Have you seen our assort- ment of CHINESE AND JAPANESE WARE? Chow Sam Co: OUR LETTER BOX Cardston, Alta.. March 1. Editor Letb-bridge Herald: Dear your issue of Feb. 27, you speak .of the'Keed mine as being situated on Swift Current. The Eeed mine is on'the north fork of .Kennedy Creek, 32 mites from Cardston, 25 miles north west of Swift Current, and 10 miles from the international boundary, Very respectfully, -J. H. Van Tell WHAT LETHBRIDGE SHOULD DO (Medicine Hat Sews.) We are willing to gamble that Leth. bridge city looks after the material interests and sends a. Government sup- porter to .Edmonton, oa the twenty-, second. The -sunny side, of the fence looks good to .them, and they are _wise enough to their own. interests "ib see which-side the sun ..shines-.-on.- The Lethbridge Herald' Special Publicity hum-ber arrived on. Mon- day and-'is. a credit to Southern Al- berta. This issue is made irp of six- ty-four -pages, in eight con. sisting of of the various towns and districts; It is well print- ed .and nicely' illustrated with cuts. The portion of the paper is written by D..--H. Star Wholesale Liquor Merchant PkneSd DEALING IN SCRIP Liberal Regulations Governing Grants Afford a Great Opportunity. South African veterans' scrip has become of considerable commercial in- terest during the past two months, so much so in i'act that from the price of to which' was asked six months ago, the value has advanced to 5650 to within the last cou- ple oi weeJis and cases have been, re- ported where prices as. high as have been ,oHered. The demand is very active, not only from a specula- tive, but from an. investment -stand- point. The question has been asked where does the value of this scrip lie? The answer is the possess ion. of a piece of this scrip it is pos- sible for a man with but very little capital to secure absolute title to a full section, of government land. .For instance, n man buys a piece of scrip for He chooses the district aoid selects the hall section ol govern- ment land which .he wishes to enter on, and liles according to regulations Then, he may homestead a quarter sec- tion adjoining, or near at hand, and if he is wjLthin the prescribed area, he may also pre-empt another quarter section, or a full section in all. To obtain title ajl that is necessary is to perform the requ'red homestead duties the duties on the scrip beinp identical with those on the homestead. .The cost of the pre-emption will be i but the payments on this are so dis- tributed that they would be scarcely felt. Title to this quarter section is secured when the homestead duties have been completed and payments may be spread over a period of six years. In other words for a cash, ouv: lay of less than for the land, a title may be secured to a full sec- tion, worth on a most reasonable es- timate an acre or at the end of three years. Of. course, to se- cure title, residence on. the land is es- sential, but if the homesteader is will- ing- to work, it 'is a simple matter to put sufficient land ureter crop to leave a neat balance hvtija bank ji.i'.ter pay- ing.' j'or all necessary ijuildinjjs, ;stock and implements. SPECULATORS ACPI VE Speculators have taken an active interest. -in'' scrip' 'for several reasons. Primarily they are often in .-i position A STRANGE POLITICAL SITUATION E. W. Thompson, of Boston Trail, script, Write of Alberta Politics and Weather. 1'Jdmoritun, Alta., March is Accessary in'justice to Alberta's cli- mate, that this communication should .begin by specifying recent weather since both preceding letters from Ed- monton described the pleasures and merits of a cold snap. That snap terminated on Feb. 16th. Since then the- whole province has been quite warm. Every day has been bright and thawing. 'Every night cool and crisp, the temperature little below frost point at any time and frequent-___________ ly above it. Plowing began at Clares- Pine Syrup lor weak lungs. holm, about 200 miles south of here' or near Calgary, last week. So the local paper reports. Probably a Chinook of considerable duration had thawed the soil there. Here it- is still frozen hard. Edmonton, side- walks, mostly granolithic, were clear- etl of snow by the sun two days ago. The streets are so bare of the article that- many wheeled vehicles have come out. In the country where I drove far last Saturday, the trails were black prairie soil in the well trodden middle, though snow still lay on the sides. Many fields were almost bare. WAS IN BED FOR THREE MONTHS. PEOPLE SAID SHE HAD CONSUMPTION. Rtftd how Mrs. T. G. Buck, Out., WM cured (and also her little boy) by the UM of Dr. Wood'i Norway Syrup: She writes: "I thought I would write and let you know the benefit I huve re- coive.1 through of your Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup. A few years ago I was so badly troubled with my luugs people I had Consumption and that 1 would not live through, the Pall. 1 bad two doc- tors attending me and they were very much alarmed about roe. I was in bed three and when I got up I could not walk, so had to go on hands and for three weeks, my limbs Memed of no Odd to Be Opened for Home- tteadinf, April I. Public notice is hereby given that r W. IS. S. N. ..35 ..25 ..31 3 ..27 ..J5 ..27 ..27 8 15 15 8 9 10 12 12 12 22 20 20 26 22 3 3 3 3 W. 4th M. W. 5th M. Calsary Agency. Sec. Tp.Ege. Mer. ..1 16 26 4th M. 9 30 17 ..15 30 22 Get our N.-Xof S.E. 29 24 to act as intermediary butwti'ii the owner and the actual rculixiiiff a handsome profit c-n the turnover, Then ajrairj. a man to .sell 'may: the more readily secure a Custom er.if he has in hand a. s-.T'V vrhich. may be located on 'and" M-iir' ot hsiid. The attraction is much ffrt bona fide settler is' r.Iv.n.vs an- xious to secure os much 'a- -.I- as pos- at the minimum c( -si.' It is difficult. to jrrive at tlio actual number of: these -crij) for Old residents say that another cold snap will come soon and then real spring, so that plowing "will be gen- eral in .April. Certainly the weather has been milder for a fortnight thaji the same season. The sweet, clear purity of the atmosphere, has a pecuL iar quality, a sort of pleasant-. brit- tltness. Conceive a meringue -ex- panded to invisibility and impalpa- bility, dilated millions of times and yet 'with a certain reminiscence of sweetness in the air which it then permeates. Next, if you have a vivid imagination you may fancy you taste and breathe the Edmonton air of the past two weeks. It is indescribably delightful.' .Just to live in such c pure, clean, unperverted. atmosphere a reasonable health-seeker niisht well forsake lower latitudes for this. .Do not believe t-h'at 1 exaggerate the charm" or Alberta air.. To taste it is worth, thf whole price 'of. admission. better -when I happened to see in Almanac that Dr. Wood'i Norway Pine Syrup ww good lor weak lungs. J thought I would try bottle by the time I had waed it I WM lot better, BO cot more and it made complete cure. My little boy ww troubled with weak lungs and it cured him. I keep it in the tract. Copies of .the pre-emption reg- ulations may be "obtained on applica- tion to the local Agent. For any further information appli- Ration should be made to the local y Agent of Dominion Lands, or to the undersigned. house all the time would not be with- out it for anything. Price 25 cents at all dealers: Beware of of Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup. it and insist on getting the original. Put up in a yellow wrapper %nd three treoi trade mark- the United-Alberta party. He and his colleagues, all .straight and prosper- ous men, avow that they will in fu- ture, as'.-: ia the past, welcome conser- vative support, and will share and share, alike 'with. ..all supporters elect- usual in Ottawa or Montreal at ted, no matter, what their federal par- ty proclivities. In short, they make an hopast ef- fort to continue that singular Union of Alberta men, on which I discours- ed ia The Transcript some two months ago, been already very useful and which may be of great value to the. province, since Alberta lias certain .interests that can be best advanced at Ottawa if its people speak with a: united voice. In such it may well seem incredible that the machine of the Federal-Tory party should' be imprudent enough to try to organize a local Opposition to the Rutherford Ministry.'' Obviously -the sensible plan for that- Machine would be to take' Mr. "Kutherford at ;his concil- N. y. oi N. X..33 L. 1 and 8- .25 L. S. 4, 5 and 6 19 N. X 0 N.W.. X 9 L. S. 3-4 and S. X of L. S. 5-6 ...27 N. W. X 21 S. W. X Winnipeg Agency. Sec. Tp.Rge. 20 13 18 6 3 8 11 11 Mer. E. 1st M. of N.W. 3 4 S. >f S. 1A of'L. S. 1 X -.19 X. E. E. X E. S. W. X A political evolution of the rzcst; [atory word> declare straight for him, interest-ing character is going on the people, thus save the It is one' not unlikely to have im- j so-called Conservative party from be- portant results all over Canada..The jng obviously wiped out locally on situation is that a .Provincial Gov- ggnd; -and thus probably secure ernment which has perfectly j fiends' of the federal-Conserva- blameless. and tin-1 party-a fair share of representa- blamed, is seeking re-election on its jtion. as supporters of the Butherford record and policy. The policy is one j Government, which would then in- of great activity, especially in Bail-1 evitably .and pleasantly shaie poli- promotion. The Government has j ycaj authority sueh supporters, guaranteed the bonds, of three great, t no I just for the sake of the can- First, of the Canadian tankVrous, disappointed, angry Op- Northern Co., which undertakes .-new'. tawa -Opposition its. henclimen here branches extending both, northward !trT to organize Alberta Opposition. and southward from Edmonton and Calsary, the northward line reaching out-'-for Peace River Landing, abo.ut Lat...56.20 N. and the. 'traversing the fertile., .more or less newly settled regions between there and-the Secqnd. an American whose'principal promoters are Kansas .men, "and which is entitled "The.Al- and Great Waterways Com- paii undertakes another northward running .to Fort. MacMurray on the Athabasca River., east of Les- ser Slave.. Lake, about Lat, 56.40 'IST. This line will open up a great .coal, cas and petroleum well as one of much fertile prairie. :With its. connections it ,will be'able to take summer visitors. up into the ____________ ..._..._ more, purchase, for while'each South AM- they have hitherto been ena "bled. to can' volunteer.''or his'heirs is entitled j reach easily, and wherethere are vir- tb one, a considerable number ha vet-gin--hunting and fishing: grounds and taken advantage of the "onerous offer waters. Steamboats ply- ing on the great waterways which -of -the: ebvernment ami TO to''complete their title ov; on j this: road the land... A low estimate of. the nuni .the; :Grand Trunk Pacific for -sale" is placccLat 5.000, a'con-j projects numerous branches in .tnid- siderablc percentage of vvhich" ha vu al- Alberta, bonds for Govern. ready, lander) in the hands of specu- lators. At first there consider- able uncertainty ,'u min.is. or the volunteers as. to what en- titled them tor. ancl consequently were disposed of at a' W. X N. W.' X All N. W. X S. E. X N. X S. W. X N. S. W. X E X S. E. Frac. N.E. N. E. X N. E. X S. W. X-- S. W. X W. N. E. X Regina Agency. Sec. Tp.Rge. Mer. SW %.33 21 8 W. 2nd M. NvW.-j5f.13' 21 25 ......17 21 25 3 28 26 ..27 29 26 ..I 32 2 W. 3rd M. 3 27 3 .....113 36 4 !.35 38 6 N.E. X-23 30 7 Moosejaw Agency. Sec. Tp.'Rge. -Mer. X .-31 17 2 W. 3rd M. ......23 23 7 ..27 22 9 .25 18 10 5 14 17 7 14 17 ..9 14 17 ..9 14 17 14 17 ..23 14 17 ..25 14 17 29 27 13 28 ..19 -1 --27 17 --23 S. E. X N. X N. E. X S. W. X N. W. X N. E. X W. X N. W. X- S. E. X N. S. W. X N. W. X S. W. X N. E. X N. E. X N. W. X 13 17 13 24 J3 29 18 1 6 10 ..21 10 ..23 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 ,.27 ..27, ..33 ..35 5 7 ..23 9 ..17 ..23 ..33 ..27 ..33 0 10 11 II IT 11 II 11 9 5 5 5 5 .5 20 PURE LINSEED KttX OIL RA1 NTS r Gal. Tins I Gal. Tins Quarts 50c Have Stood the Test for over Forty Yean SOLE AGENT C. W. G LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA ;