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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHBRIDOfc, ALTA., TUESDAY, MAY 18. I9M. News Of the District RAYMOND Kaymoml, May are iin the midst of, one of the hard snow storms of the season. Snow fell all clay yes- terday and today. There is over a foot of snow on the ground. The .snow is very wet and soft. x The Jeanne 'Russell Co. playwd "Jesse James" Saturday evening. Th'.-y also played the "Parish Priest" at The Diulinee in the afternoon. They play at Cardston tonight. Kov. J. J. Cameron did npt go to Mugrcith :o liold services there Sun- day, as there are several cases ol scarlet fever there. A crowd from Magrath drove over to Raymond Arbor day. Arbor Day not celebrated very much in Kaymond. None the stor- es or school, were closed. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Pres- byterian Church will meet Wednes- day at the home of Mrs. (Dr.) Rivers. Fortune will be present. and spsak on the Home Mission work. The quarterly -conference of the Latter Day Saints Church was held Saturday and Sunday. Among those from the neighboring towns who at- tended were- Mr. Brandley and Bish- op Fawns, oi Stirling; Bishop Hark- er. of Magrath; Misses Russell and Bishop Van Orman. of Taber; also Apostle Clawson and Mr. Wells of Salt Lake City, were present. The sei vices Sunday evening were undej the auspices of the Mutual ement Association. Reports were given and an interesting program rendered. Miss Mary Duke of Raymond, gave a lecture also Mr. C. Jenson of Ma- spoke. Miss Mattie Clark ren- dered a. vocal solo and Mrs. F. Gor- don gave a recitation. The last session of the conference was held last evening. The Hub Co.. Ltd., was opened Friday in McCarthy's store, north of the Raymond Meat Market. The Primary of the L. D. S. Church give a debate on Victoria Day, May 24. There will be a dance in the Opera House' Friday, May 21. The geese season is'over. Very few geese can be found now. The San Francisco Opera Co. play June 3 in the Opera House. Mr. Jones, of the Bank of Mont- real, was in Lethbridge over Sunday. The business meeting which was to be held last evening in the Pres- byterian Church, after the services, was postponed until ''.next Sunday. Owing to the stormy weather not many were present.. Mrs. Buchart is expected to arrive here Wednesday from London, Eng- land. Her husband and brother have been in Raymond for-.nearly a year-. Mrs. Haley of Salt Lake is visiting friends near 'Raymond. Mr. Marks, of Armour Co. is r.i Raymond on business, Mr. Clarence Ostlund spent Sun- day with his parents in Stirling. Miss Vilda Matson is. staying fo'r a few days at the Manse. Mils Lexie Rodeback who has been visifing her sister in has returned home. A new system of waterworks, is be- ing agitated, which when completed will be of much convenience to-the citizens of -Raymond. A new up to date sidewalk is to be constructed and it is to be hoped it -will be done. "The contract has been let for the Taylor Academy to Messrs. Jas. Ga- boon and S. S. Newton of Cardston. Work will be commenced at once. but little wind and warm, the snow is-melting nearly as fast as it falls, going into the ground so all the crops will be well arid amply watered -to ensure a good harvest even should we have but little rain later in the season. Our seeding is all done and fields are beginning to put on the beautiful green and with the past week's weather promise a good har- vest. Steam and gasoline plows could be seen in every direction turning the rich prairie sod for another season's crop. The amount of new plowing will be from to acres, varied according to the length of our plowing season which together--with summer fallowed lands will mean for our next season's crop to 000 bus. of wheat we are prac- tically speaking, only beginning as we have the finest stretch ftf lands yet untouched that lie in Southern Alberta Wheat Belt. About two town- ship's of choice school lands joining us will be for sale about July 1st, which will mean an increased popu- lation and an increase in the acreage j and yield of wheat in the near fu- ture. As everybody and all their teams are preparing soil for planting, but Ititle building is at present being done, however a 'few new' dwellings are nearing completion and some farm buildings are under way. We look for our quoto of the homeseeking immi- gration as no part of the country of- fers greater inducements.for the new- comer and especially when we con- sider the Hirge amount of chtyice school lands that are soon to be sold. Stock has done. fine through the j MOVING .PICTURES. ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE frHliH-MI'MHtlllHi- 1. Blue Bird 2. Prince's Idea 3. His First Cigar i 8 O N fam- ily by our perfect Ice Crea Rochon's Kandy Kitchen Confectioners and Ice Cream Specialists TENDERS WANTED SEALTD TENDERS will be receiv- ed by the undersigned up till noon on May 31, 1909, for the removal of the Dominion Immigration Hall in this city from its present site north oi the C.'P. R. track to lots 19-22, block 11, Plan 723-D, and its erection thereon together with the necessary repairs and excavations. Specifications and particulars may be obtained from the undersigned to whom tenders should be addressed. A marked cheque for 5 per cent, of tender must accompany, each of- fer. The lowest or any tender not ne- cessarily accepted. v A. E. HUMPHRIES, 132-6 Immigration Agent. TENDERS WANTED TENDERS will be received by the undersigned until Friday, May 21st. at five "o'clock p.m. for the erection of a store and office building on Round St., Lethbridge, Alta., for W. C. Ives, Esq. The lowest or any ten- der not necessarily accepted. Plans and specifications may be seen at the Architect's ofiices in the Mac- donald Block. JAMES A, MACDONALD, 129-5 Architect. LAND FOR SALE FOR fine lots -located close to the Grassy Lake at Grassy Lake, for on time" or ?600 for cash. Apply to W. Williams, Crabb St., City. 129-6 FOR South African Scrips I can dispose of reasonablv. Apply W. J. Bell, c-o Windsor Hotel, Lethbridge. 129-6 Acting Superintendent. Cranbrook, May 13th, 1909. 4131-3 LOST grey 4 years old, weignt branded-S 'on left, hip, white-star in centre' of forehead, wire cut front right foot4; reward for return to Gust. Gacobson, Royal Hotel, Taber, Alta. 131-18 gold cufl link. Engraved C M. Please return to Balmoral Ho- tel. 133-1 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE. FOR head oxen, weight 1500 Ibs., 4 sets harness, 1 black mare, weight 900 Ibs., in foal, brok- en single, double, and saddle, Apply Bruce Wallace, S.E. 1-4 32-8-22 or Box 13S7, LelMiridge. 128-6 FOR boarding house busi- ness; having now twenty boarders. Apply to 416 Round St. 128-6 FOUND purse containing mon- ey. Owner call at "City Sign Ford St. W. 1334 DIAMOND CITY COAL FOR Persons wanting coal may have tlie same by leaving orders at Second Hand Store on Round Street. Price per ton. Phone 261, J. S. Tay- ilor, Lethbridge. NEEDS PROTECTION (Olds Gazette) Dr. Mclntyre.. M.P., of Strathcona, made a very decided low tariff speech in the Commons in reply to Wm. Thorburn, M. P. of Almonte.: Mr, Thorburn is a woollen manufacturer and naturally is to have the duty increased upon woollen goods. A few days after this debate Dr. Mc- lntyre received a letter from a work- man in the town of'Almonte, which is very fair evidence of the dire nec- essity of greater protection to aid the languishing manufacturers in Cana- da. The letter reads as follows: "Almonte, April 15th. "Mr. ago Mr. Wm. Thorburn was working in the factory at 'one dollar a day. Thirty years ago he started making flannels. He is now worth a quarter of a million dollars. He needs more protection, don't he, poor Bill." PIE AND OLD AGE (From hte Kingston Standard) Mr. Smith Ely, a former mayor of New York, says that thp, road to old age is paved with pie. Mr. Smith may be right. Some' of te boarding house pies it has been oui privilege to negotiate would make excellent pavement. FOR complete lim- oges dinner set, Also house fur- niture. Apply Mrs. Stovall, opposite Chinook Club, cor. Glyn and Dufferin St. 129-6 FOR furniture. Mrs. Stovall. Opposite Chinook Club. cor. Glvn and Dufferin. 129-6 FOR horse power gaso- line engine. Apply John Niven, 630 Crabb St. 132-6 RENT. TO office. Round St. Immediate possession. Apply Wm. A. Ott. 126-0 FOR RENT to ten acres of garden land south of the Fair Grounds, on Grace Street. Apply to owner, second-house north of Fair Grounds. R. J. Moffat. 128-6 or three unfurnished rooms, centrally located. Apply to P. M. Weeks, Gen. Del., City P. 0. 129-6 FURNISHED rent, in modern house. Apply 1249 Bompas St. 124-0 TO room to rent. Joe Mitchell, 1246.. Bompas. 131-6 NOTICT TO CONTRACTORS SEALED TENDERS will be receiv- ed by the undersigned until. Thursday May 20th 'next at five o'clock p.m. for the erection of a. brick'residence on Coutts street, Lethbridge, for Mr... John Brodie. 1 The lowest 'or any tender not ;ne- cessarily accepted. Plans and specifications may be., seen at tne Architect's offices in the, A. Macdonld Block. JAMES A. MACDONALD, 131-4 Architect. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS SEALED TENDERS will be receiv- ed by'the undersigned until Thursday 20th next at p.m.. the'erection of a band stand build- ing.. The lowest or any tender not .ne- cessarily accepted. Plans and specifications may be seen at the Architect's offices in A. Macdonald Block. JAMES A. MACDONALD, 131_4 Architect. FOR SALE 1st. An improved farm of land on the Milk River, known as the koggin Ranch, about 7 miles from Coutts and 8 miles from Milk River, having comfortable dwel- ling house, horse and cattle stables and corrals. 2nd. Parcel of land in city, situate directly east of North Ward Meat 75 byv 134, Also 1500 Royal Col- liery shares. Apply MCKNIGHT BROS., Milk River, Alta, ROOM AND FIRST CLASS for two gentlemen, terms moderate. Cutbill. street, first house from Bar- oness. 131-6 TO roomed cottage to rent on Torrance Avenue. Apply to cwjirr 1.110 Redpath St. 131-6 TO summer months, fur- nised cottage. Apply Dr. Campbell, Macdonald Block. 133-6 ESTABLISHED 1854 Merchants Bank of Canada 3HEAD OFFICE. MONTREAL Paid-up j I Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. Aecoutus of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited J; jjraftt Money drders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Branch- CotMale Block, lUJptth St. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATIONS Any person wno is the sole bead ol a family, or any male over 18 yeart old, may homestead a quarter-sectiop of available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. The applicant must appear La person at the Dominion Lands Agency or Safe- Agency for the district. EotT proxy may be made at any agenoy of intending homesteader. months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in each of three years. A homesteader may live within nine milea of MB home stead on a farm of at leaet 80 solely owned and occupied by him ot by his father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister. In certain, districts a homesteader in good standing may pre-empt a quarter-section alongside hia home- stead. Price per acre. Duties. -Must reside six months in eaco of six years from date of hoineetead entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty-acres extra. A homesteader who ban homestead right and cannot ob- tain a pre-emption may take chased homestead in certain Price per acre. reside six in each of years, cultivate fifty acres and a house worth W.W.OORY, Minister of the publication thii advertisement will not for. ;