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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAYJ5, BURDETT-The New Town 169 Lots already sold to home-makers and investors who realize the advantagei of owning Property in the most promising town in Alberta. BUY NOW. You get first.choice vjich wUl mean a profrt to you of one hundred to three hundred per cent, profit in less than 9C> days Lots as low as wrth HOMESTEADS starting only 8 miles South of Burdett Good hotel charges reasonable. Lumber hauled to any part of the south country largest Burdett. Good location for all kinds of Coons and Weber Realty Oo., Agents THEMOLSONSBANK Established 1855 Capital (Paid Up) Reserve Fund HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL 4 68 BRANCHES IN CANADA 4- 4- U.S. Exchange Bought and Sold at Lowest Rates Accounts of All Kinds Carried upon Favorable Terms SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Deposits of 81 arid upwards received. Interest allowed from date of deposit at highest rates Lethbridge Branch, Redpath St. L D. JOHNSON, Manager News Of the District NEW DAYTON New Dayton, May Frye, of Los Angeles, jCal.', who purchased G40 acres a couple of weeks ago, has commenced building on his farm. He expects his brother and nephew frod I Lexington, Kentucky, the latter part I of this month, and has already com- pleted arrangements to have 400 acres broken by Dr. Beck, who is bringing two new gasoline outfits in- to the .New Dayton district. W. H. Preston broke the main driv- j ing shaft on his steam plow outfit the other day, and by making a special trip to Fargo, he was en- abled to replace this, with a loss of only four days' time, ami is again j busily at work turning over the sod I Mr. Rubbra, of the Cockshutt Plow i Company, was in town the other j day, putting up a new wind mill for He has been in Utah winter in the L. D .S. the summer, spending the University. A. J. Irving is in town to inspect the new building being erected by the Masscy-Harris Company. The build- ing will xbe ready for implements by the first day of Juno. J. C. Cahoon was awarded the contract for the building of the Church School. This will be com- menced this month and be completed in 1910. It is expected, however, that the building will be roofed by the last of November in this year so that a few clasps may be held next win- ter. Miss Lexie Eodabeck, of Raymond, spent several days this wi.-ek in vis- iting her sister, Mrs. A. M. Heppler, who resides here. Walter Brown and wife have gone RESIGNED IN A SPECTACULAR WAY Hamilton Church Pastor Bolted Out of Before Astonished Con- gregation Hamilton, May like consternation sat on the face of every- membc-r of the congregation of West- minster Presbyterian .Church Sunday evening when the pastor Rev. J. Roy Van Wyck, without any warning, re- signed in a most spectacular man- ner. Mr. Van Wyck delivered his usual sermon and at the conclusion of it extracted a piece of paper from his i pocket. Everyone wondered, what was coming. In a voice that shook with emotion Mr. Van Wyck preceded to read out his resignation. He stated to High River to see their daughter, that he wag haye tQ that the Miami Farming .Company. R. L. Blake and familv, of D 4 f Nice 5 room Cottage, North Ward, near Elevator cash, balance per month I Beagle Maxwell Land Co. SSoL Macdonald Block Would These Suit You? J sec., 13 miles from Warner, per acre, cash, balance 4 years sec. 3 Taber, 5 I sec., 7 Weybnrn branch, per acre, 1-3 cash, balance on good terms If the location of these does tnot suit, call nt our offic6 and get particulars of other tracts. We have laud for sale in all parts of A'lbsrta on the crop payment plan THE EMPIRE LAND CO. Real Estate Brokers, Financial Agents, Notary Publics Ott Block Phone 394 Lac, North Dakota, arrived an town the other day with a car load of set- tlers' effects, and is moving out- to his home just cast of New Dayton. F. J. Moses arrived th'is week with i a car load of settlers' effects and a gasoline plowing outfit. Mrs. Buell and son arrived in New Dayton yesterday. Wm. Bell, of Bottineau, North Da- kota, arrived in town the other day with his fancy driving- horse. Mr. Bell is commencing active operations on his farm three miles south of town. !JIike 31iller has completed arrange- ments to open a coa.! mine just eight miles east of New Dayton, and from the sample already submitted, it i looks as though 3Ir. jililler would be i able to deliver a high grade quality i of coal. The New Dayton, district is 5. Short. Mrs: Fletcher of Magrath, ,who has been visiting friends here and in Leavitt returned home today. A. Cazier returned to Lethbridge on today's train. He report even-thing i in good shape at the camp. The past storm was not severe at I his on the 22nd and 23rd msts. The mill will close for a fe to undergo some repairs. weeks RAYMOND Raymond, May Rudgar Clawson is up from Salt Lake City to attend conference. He is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Ulen. Mr. Rulor S. Wells, one of the first presidents of the Seven Presidents of Seventies, is also up for conference. He is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. C.' McCarthy. Word has been received that Miss Ada Matson of Raymond who is sick in Taber with is recovering. particularly fortunate to have ID EARTH OF CURATES mine opened as this district is using! IN ENGLAND London, Eng., May is still a great dearth of curates. At the Easter vestry meeting the Vicar of Buckingham said that'he had been on an average of one car load of coal per day for steam plow work alone. Miss Pearl Whitesell, the most pop- ular young lady in town, celebrated j unable to secure one. her eighteenth birthday on Thursday j He gaid tliat tne Rev. S. Meade (a last, and spent a busy day receiving (former curate) came from St. Neots congratulations and presents from to Buckingham for the week ends and her many friends. assisted in the services of that church BACKWARD SPRING DELAYS FARMERS But Little Seeding Has Done Throughout Perth County Ontario in Stratford, Ont., May is simply no thine doing in the couu- was the burden' of the song -ft! the majority of the farmers who were in the city this morning-. The backward spring and unseasonable weather conditions have delayed th-i seeding operations, -until the farmers almost despair of getting their seed in the ground before the middle of May. "How are things out your way was the question to Luther Turner, Fullarton and chairman ofitills weck- committee of the county Messrs. H. Wolf, ner, Cbas. Enycart. J. E. Greene, R. Watkins.and W. H. Preston were all Lethbridge visitors Wolf, T. Beck- F. McPhgrson, the officials and congregation of the church had not given him the sup- port in his ministry that they ought to have done. 'He did not desire to j blame them, but put it down to the j man in the right place. He had j therefore decided to make way for a j man. who would be better suited to i their requirements. Having delivered himself of this ex- planation Mr. Van Wyck got" down from the rostrum and marched with a good deal of dignity out of the church, while all who heard him sat breathles. with astonishment. After a minute or two the officers of the church got together and held a consultation as to what would be the best thing to do. The hurried to a conclusion and the us- ual benediction was dispensed with. A committee consisting of J. Culley and J. Thompson, was then appoint- ed by the officials to chase, after Mr. Van Wyck and try and induce him to return and. offer a furtehr explana- tion of his startling conduct. They found Mr. Wyck at his house on Wilson St. He was perfectly willing to return to the church and explain more fully the cause of his sudden departure. At the church he addressed the as- sembled congregation and repeated some the arguments given in the resignation he read from, the pulpit. He also added that he had- though they expected him to preach sensa- Indications are that 1909 will estab- lish the record in build- ing operations in Leth- bridge. Back of all satis- factory buildings is sat- isfactory plumbing. We are the people to take care of your order. Kind Quantity Size, Any But only ONE quality Our deputation We Value It has been gained by con- scientious we intend to keep it. William Head Co. Ltd. Calgary and LetAbndge Dufferin Street Phone 299 I 4) 1 I