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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta AlfctittA, UONOAY, MAY t, BURDETT THE COMING TOWN FAIR WARNING You must act immediately to be certain of securing any of these lots at the present prices. In a very few days from now the price will advance. Call on HATCH COONS and WEBER REALTY CO., Agents for the Burdett Townsite. Three thousand homesteads and pre-emptions within 40 miles of Burdett Good hotel and livery accommodation and land locators at Burdett.. Good opening for all kinds of business Island ALBERTA Choice Business and Resi- dential Lots This townsite is situated 64 miles east of the city of Leth- bridge, on the Crows Nest Pass Division of the has the celebrated "OldGlory" gas well adjoining the town- site. There is a good supply of coal and water. No invest- Cnent on earth like earth itself. Buy now as prices are advancing daily. Prices of lots range from to according to location. Special prices for blocks. Terms are one-third cash and tfie balance payable in six and twelve Jionths with interest at six per cent. per. annum. For full particulars call or write to LUDTKE WADDELL Bow Island, Alfa. TO BRING WEST INTO UMELIGHT One Of the Objects of toe Proposed Exposition At Winnipeg WORKING ON B-'IG DITCH (Edmonton Bulletin) acres one foot deep. This means that it will be possible to supply 12 miles of moisture per year without D. drawing on the river. Frorc the re- servoir a llunie will be run across the When Hr. C. F. Roland, of Winni- peg, was in Lethbridge on Saturday he gave an interview to a represent ative of The Herald in which ilr Roland dealt at length and with en thusiasm with the subject which is he moving cause of Mr, Roland's tour 01 the West at this Canadian Exposition that is propos d for 1912. As advance agent o he Manitoba delegation which wil' arrive in this city today, Mr. Ro- and may be presumed to know his k on the exposition project, par- icularly as he was one of a commit- ee which visited Portland, Seattle and Spokane to inquire iuto the effect the Lewis and Clark Exposition f 1905 upon that part of the United tates. Besides this, Mr. Roland is he secretary of the Winnipeg com- littee that is dealing with the ex- osition matter. Speaking on this ubject Mr. Roland said "Themeet- g which is to be held in Oliver's Hall tonight is one of great interest to the people of Lethbridge as one of a series of meetings being held throughout the west for the promo- tion of a Canadian Exposition, a Skin Diseases. A diseased or- skin will iu swrop on the miud of the inal vidukL Many people suffering from dis- figuring skiu diseases avoid society and lose all pride in their personal appearance. the skin, breaks out in eruptions and sores it is due entirely to an impure condition of the blood. In all such cases Burdock Blood Bitten "will quvkly purify blood and drive all impurities out of the system. ITCHINO -f- 4- t M M Mrs. J. J. Magee, Jr., Kinmoant, Ont., writes: ''Inthegprinfi' of 19061 was troubled with a Bash that broke oat all over me. Jt -.ras the worst oa my face and head, had scaly top, and when I would get warm it would become very itchy. I tried the doctor's medicine but it aid me no good, so I then got one bottle of Burdock' Blood Bitters and before it was all used the Rash w.u entirely gone." 4 SOKEI OK FACE. Mrs. Harvey Bark- houic, Gold River, J7.S-, writes "I was greatly troubled with Sores on my face and finally .be- came so bad I had to go to the doctor about it, but he could .do nothing to help me. I thought about Burdock Blood Bitters and decided to try a bottle. I cannot recommend B.B.B. enough, as I bad not taken all bottle before my face WM the tour of the west. Coining hero, tney wiu see for themselves what bort of a country we have, and after tney have seen it there is no doubt m the world that hundreds of them will either stay while they are here or wili return later to waKe tneir Thousands of others wiil hear the story'-of Western Canada, and hear it straight, aii'd that is all we need to give us the population must have to -become a great na- tion. Give us population; we.have e.-erything else. txposition Wili Do The Work "Don't make any mistake about this Canadian Exposition; it will DC the whole thing and it will do the work. In Winnipeg we t.hinic %ve have the location and size more, than any other Canadian city, to take care of this imposition, and then there is the centennial of the settlement, of the lied River; Valley by the Selkirk all. We expect to get some" benefit out of the course we but we believe that every city and town in the whole west will be help- ed and helped a good as much, proportionately, as Winnipeg will be and in a good many cases a good deal more. Take your own cured. For sale by all druggists and dealers. Bow river to irrigate the company's the water on down the south to their lands, where another immense country..will irrigated, GOVERNMENT WILL HELP D. F. IfcArthur, brother of J. McArthur, the Winnipeg contractor, was in the city Sunday arranging some business matters here and left 1 large tract of land on this side of for Calgary in the afternoon. Mr. !the river, while, other laterals will McArthur has been awarded the con- tract by the "Southern Alberta Irri- gs.tio" Ccu.pts.uy-. to buijkl "the coiu- pany's big irrigation canal Calgary. The main irrigation canal on which work is now starting com- mences near A. E. Wyndham's, oa the big Bow, and coiHinues down the south side of the river to Queens- town, where Snake Valley be dammed to prevent the water from running back to the river and will form a big reservoir or lake, which is to be known as Lake HcGregcr. It is estimated the main canal will have a capacity of cubic feet per second, and it take 180 days mm ion of Lethbridge. Let a stranger comt. in here today and what does he He sees crowds of men ...10 ar j here for business hears stories oi how this made a thousuu. I dollars in an hour on a real estice deal or fifteen-hundred in two hours; a- c-. two new banks going up and a rai road bridge that is one -f _ _ est engineering propositions in population and a man might L, tho world. He finds your hotels nil, hears a man engaging a livery team. (the day after tomorrow because he finds the a splendid push for He IMr. quoted as saying 'Of course there are some towns in the country. There is Lethbridg-e, in the province of Alb.wr.a, Northern Saskatchewan. Lethbridge is a towa TO THE Citizens of Lethbridge and District Do not. let us lose sight of our motto: "LETHBKIDGE AND DISTRICT BEATJTIFTJK" I will help you. I employ five practical landscape gardeners which are at your service. I can supply you with everything you 8EED8. SHRUBS. TREES. FLOWERING PLANTS OF ALL KINDS Also all kinds of vegetable plants, spades, hoes, rakes, trowels, garden lines. Also men who know how to use them. I also employ a Wire Artist who can put up any- thing in wire. CUT FLOWERS, FOR ALL OCCASIONS Phone 276 Or Write P.O.Box 1353 GEORGE TAYLOR WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Florist and Seedsman Cor. Bartlett St. London Road Lethbridge. it work there.' "Now what do you think Tail to be of frWSPaPer that .published in one of to" the whole manufacturing cities of the whole and particularly to Western'Eastera States and the u v-r ;lne where the chief need is one i union Providence- is a place of o with quite up matters, of being better known in sections where there is a surplus of capital awaiting investment and an. excess of human energy for the available outlet. The west is, of course, far better known than it was, thanks to the great attractions it has for visit- iors and to the publicity work wjjich a i-no'.-r been done by cities, provinces. 1 of prominence that is coming fast. in the neM to bave Ms head cut ase to Jet 8 Lcthbridge's future in; he couldn't out if he would. In three to the dav in educational i. keep it CALGARY BOAFZD OF TRADE MEETING Calgary, April regular month- ly meeting of .the Calgary Board of Trade was held yesterday afternoon in the. Board rooms. The most imr portant business down on the. docket was to pass the resolutions from the local board to. be presented at the convention- which takes place .at Sas- katoon next June. The, committee on resolutions however did not meet and consequently there was nothing to come ibefore the meeting. It was decided to call this committee to- discussion, was asked his opinion. He said that under the conditions which the company had to work in the West, the rates were favorable, compared with any other company. In the East, rates were cheaper on account of many cars returning emp- ty from Port Arthur and these were with coal for Winnipeg. and yet a statement thatjvears. yQ-u wiu deal, gether to arrange the resolutions and Ottawa, Ont., April 30. of the western members of the Com-j and the Dominion government, mons had an informal inta-r-.ewj What They Know About with the Hon. Sydney Fish-r tnis evening with respect to the Selkirk Canada...was nearly as bad as this'to They Know About Lethbridge "But there is still a good deal to before we shall be as well known [might get work there .Centennial at- Winnipeg in as we deserve to -be. The Providence larger city but and still -a long way from what you .are destin- or who is, as I happen to know, a ed tQ be Canadian Exposition college graduate and a newspaper ,vin help you just it will belp man of some years experience. The'ofour western Canadian cities; it cannot fail-to. We want -ypur-eo- operatipn and I'm sure we are going whole to give ac- curate information about Western acting mayor> about Lethbridge, 'A man Bowman, President Nourse of your wk 1912. They asked for liberal federal Joprnal of. have taken a will, and ofthe three :bavea r0using meeting all whom hold of this iview -which to fill the bijj reservoir. The water j in Snake Valley is to te raised to the height of about forty feet. This :affordin" the reservoir will hold acre be Prepared to help out tne of water, sufficient to cover >ct in every .way possible. !em Canada this i western Canadians. Mr. Fisher that the marier would of course re-1 ceive the fullest consideration from i government which would devbt- i [You will find the Winnipeg delegation there were 200 men put up at -the last ho-! published in Provi- j tel wherc j stayed last night and I' assistance for the national undert--.k- jdence, Rhode Island, and one of the had. to go the rounds ing which had the support Papers in the New England'hotels before I could get a room. I confined an inter- 'dou-t supposc of these men st ou7 T6 d't0 Lethbridge in because they are our best worK of some sort, and I'd like busines for the purpose of'to bet a new hat that every one. of (on people of that section the 600 or 700 men who filled these' information concerning West- >oteis, and overflowed into the the -the house to stay the plenty to do. Will nght, men, and nearly every man coraniitte" had to take hira- away from, important business But they report back to the board, which Av call a special meeting to consider these resolutions. Another item of considerable local importance refers to the excessively high freight rates on coal. The mem- ber introducing the resolution along these lines, spoke on the high rates at. present charged in" the province which are 300 to 400 .per cent, higher than ia other provinces. Even on other divisions of the C. P. R..the rat- es were a long ways -lower than the Alberta rates. Mr. Halstead, "C.P.R. freight agent who entered the meeting during, the PAYS TO ADVERTISE X The Stafford Agnew.Co., re- ceived from a of Man- itoba, a letter in which he "I saw in the Lethbridge Herald your ad for the Sask.- Aita. Range. I wish to buy large and ley- el so that I can break it up with a gasoline traction plow outfit." The hardware mer- chants replied that their range was unbreakable and handed letter to a local real es- tate firm who handles the breakable kind." it and the people of jand cities along the route have been Sftt-.. Right ''just the our home, men ;j "We-want to become better; known, they have taken, up the project with-' This is a big. country and all of the out ..a word, of demurring- and have people who are coming jmade arrangements for' the meetings _ as. they' fill a small part _that have been on the shortest .'of it. -Nothing will set this publicity 'of notice, but very completely and affair, right so quickly and so thor-'with the best of goodwill. We are as a Canadian Exposition.- out-for business and it is-a pleasure t There may be some who think'.that to be received with such hearty co- 'an exposition of this sort ;will bene- operation and keen business nieth- lit the city where it .is heid and-the ods." other parts of the country will go A LOCAL BUDGET W.H. Young is leaving wit-h a party to ;do 'survey work hi 'Alberta. The police shot another vicious do; which had bitten two people. A gang of dog catchers are out this morning rpunding up the tagless dogs. F. X Woods, manager of tli3 Bauk of Montreal is in the city, at Cardston are good for a ous season. The Lyceum all-star comedy and vaudeville, company appears at the for a share of the that will be If there are such the west, I want to say to they are.mfstakeu. The whole-plan is to make the exposition J a big, broad, national affair; to get 'an audience with the world- at large [and to show one, city or one the Dominion, for that .matter. To do. this every part of must join.in the movenaent. We must will inake our plans so that 'the thousands .who see Mitt MYRTLE OtLOY tbi the .Exposition, will trips all over the Dominion. Most of them will come west; we cannot help that; it is the nature of people to wish to see such a country as this new, growing, beautiful in .its prairie parts wilh broad fields of waving grain, and spleaididly rugged in its mountain scenery. Low to Bt Qranttd "To enable these see the country at low cost, low fares will be given by the railroads, and it is possible that these rates will be put as low as half a cent a mile as an inducement to visitors to make Lyceum Theatre, Lethbridge, for the week commencing May 3rd.. H. W, Church, lately of the office of E. P. McNeil, .et.Macleod, is.now located, at. Lethbridge in the office of C. F. P. ..Conybeare. The other evening on Bompas St. a family were seen chickens so aa to save the police the trouble, The police are still receiving com- plaints about poultry running loose and there will be no more warnings but it will end in the owners having to appear in the police court. We hare jnti unloaded 2 can a cmr.o BUILDING PAPER Call or write for prices THE SOUTH ALfttRTA tUMBEIt CO. LTD, atk PHONE City Snlk Ukw MBH P.O.BCfXWl t DURING We .shal] be pleased to., take orders .fpi 1 prompt i dehyjery of Hardwood v In sacks. It is economical and kindling and hurry up codkifig. the beat for Telephone 344 Office Smith Street IS the ON THH MARKET Uti fcrti if tta Ulnid ill if fotiiiitirM, FROM EACH One-third oath, one-third 6 bakMtlS-.nontha. Interait 6 per cent, per annum i JMi Mif jri Irrlplta to. (lad Inrtip0f UIMIp, ;