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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta I The Railways Are Making For Fort George You have been told that the rail- way lines of Central British Colum- bia will center at Fort George. You have seen that the waterways of the interior converge from this point You realize, that the railways must follow the rivers in order to have feasible grades. You know that the Grand Trunk Pacific is building into Fort George jfrom two directions. You know that tother projected lines center at Fort the British Columbia and Al- Raiiway; the Victoria and Fort je Railway being among them, following item reproduced from Vancouver Province of April 29 vfhows the status of the British Cofum- jyfcia and Alaska Railway: Another Railway itish Columbia A Alaska Co. Will Send Out Survey Parties To-morrow i'o survey parties now; being organ- id here will leave'tomorrow for Lyt- to start locating a portion of the iposed line of the British Columbia Railway Co., which was in- at the last session of the vincial legislature. r.J.Early will have charge of one it of sixteen men. They will be loyed between Lytton and Eagle e. The other engineering party proceed direct to Fort George and work south to Eagle Lake. As as this task is completed the nreyors will be transferred to the MM. district to locate a branch line Vancouver. The second survey ;y will be in charge of Mr. E C. It will also number sixteen Uthough the charter was acquired Ralph Smaiies, formerly of "nod, and Mr. H. B. Robertson, ia lawyer, it is understood that simply represented the New York alists who are behind the enter- Mr. Smaiies is a member of the eering firm of Messrs. L. M. Rice which was awarded the con- for making the surveys. It is siood that tin. British 'Columbia iiy will be only a link in a big y project, having for its object .Hiding of a thror.gli line to Al- This is indicated by the parent .ny incorporated for the laws of the State of Dele- find styled the British Columbia Development Co. route through British Co! i authorized by t.he Provincial atnre is as follows: Commence- or near Lyt.ton, thence follow- ie valley of the Fraser through et to a point at or near Fort e; thence following the valley i Stuart River to Stuart Lake he Tacla River and .Middle v ___ to North Tacla Lake by way Connelly; thence following the and Stikine Rivers to Tele- Creek, and thence northerly to Lake to a' point at or near" the rn boundary of British Colura- r in the alternative by the most e route between Lytton and Tes- The company which is in- {cggprated for 112.000.000 is also auth- to build a branch line to Van- along the south side of Ander- id Seacon Lakes, and via Liliooet and River. Smaiies is a Canadian by birth, andvhas a wide knowledge of" condi- tiowrJn the West. The location of the between Fort George and Lyt- tho first slep in the company's is regarded as a wise move as thefengineers will have the choice of Jpcmtion over more tardy rivals. Mr Smaiies admitted today that the sur- the branch line into Vancouv- er, would be started as soon as the engineers complete the survey between .Lytton and Fort George. ;K' .'.iV George The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Tlim-Miay, May Milk River News A. Gnihain, operating two large steam plowing outfits, 1ms moved onto the A. c. liohrnstedt (j.OUO acre farm four wiles north of here, and Js turn- ing- the sod over at an average of ov- -T 50 acres per day. The Holmistedt Co. have recently received the first shipment of their gas tractors, and it operating very successfully on their farm north 01 lOVVJJ. I3ros. hav a Hue job of steam plowing on their section three miles S.U. from .Milk lilver. Miss Ann Tomfolir very tastily en- tertained at a chicken and strawberry h'hortcake dinner ou Sunday last. Quinn Hros. have bought a 40-h.p, moJel M Overland touring cur, which i hey wilt use in connection with their Uhas. iterating a Cane 32-h.p. ostato "nd machine business, nglne, is making a great record plow- Quinn Jiros. farm sales for tiie ing in the immediate vicinity of Milk inionih of April amounted Lo Hiver. They plowed 100 acres in [acres. three days last-week, and did not Two of the largest sales of farm change their plow shares. Previous i land and property in this district were to our heavy rain on the 10th, it was j executed recently, when Quinn Bros necessary to change the plow shares sold to 1'aul Madge, of Kxeter Ont twice each day. acres In Twp. Hge. 15, W. wi" center the railway tyt- operating in Central British Col- umbia, will not be dependent upon intm. It is the centre of great in- ternal river systems of the prov- center of 1000 miles of water NOW NAVIGATED BY STEAM- BOATS. With very little expense 1000 miles additional can be made navig- able. The great rich valleys of the inUrior, with their coal, gold, copper, their timber and their of farming land, will thus have tww mediums of transportation, and tOTH OF THEM CENTER AT FORT steamboat lines are now op- from Fort George. .Additional are being built. second newspaper is being estab- lished. Hotels being built. Four fcjinks will soon have branches doing business here. lots are for sale in the of Fort George except by us r our accredited agents. or write for information. Resources Hrickson Bros, are doing excellent i George H. Countryman, or Minneap- 'lowing with their Reeves 32-h.p. en- oils, locate five miles X.K. of here is fine, and will finish m acres for H.! making grand headway opening up J. Quinn, in less than four days' work. acre farm, with his gus tractor Quinn Bros, office is Just about com M.. and the sale of the Farm Dieted, and they wilt occupy it about the middle of the week. and Development Co. Ijy the imperial Development Co. to Wisconsin capital- F. B. Logan has rented the Commer- !isrs- WIH operate on a larce scale cial Hotel, and will make Lllis vicinity, improvements, which will be appro- .Messrs. McFanl Grandy, of Sioux elated by the public. Oscar has recently pur- chased an International auto buggy, City, Iowa, members of the Southern Alberta Land and Development Co., were here last week, and were well _ UiiU n ci e wen is enjoynig pleasure crips on our pleased with the prospects for this tine country roads. 1 season. Milk River District Overflowing With hnro-ains for someone. Do you want a home where nature has provided everything? If you haven't' heard about the pure water, endless quantities of excellent fuel, fine climate, etc. in this fertile valley of the Milk River, where, since the -time of the buffalo, thousands of head of cattle have been yearly fatted for the best markets in the world are now selling this rich prairie land in all sized tracts at verv reasonable prices and easy terms. Your early investigation of this district will prove a sten an tbe right direction. Our present list contains many good bargains on raw and partly improved lands. Any information regarding the district will cheer- lully be furnished. or call on Quinn Bros. MILK. RIVER, ALBERTA. PLOWING EXGIXK8 iniinecliatc delivery. We can deliver at once 25 h.p. ejigines and after June 5th 32 h.p. Xouo better and have seen none so .u'ood. They are Cases. Kngine Plows also on hand. OVERLAND AUTOMOBILES Largest garage in Alberta under erec- tion. will use you right, CITY PROPERTY FARM LANDS IOWA-ALBERTA LAND CO. I I Limited. 401-402-403 Winch Building Vancouver, B. C. AGENTS: REALJY CO., Box 80, Lethbridge Box 3t, Macleod, Alta. Genuine Bargains Two fine lots on London Rd.. near Cutbiil St.. one has excava- tion, cash for the two. Three fine lots on William St.. near Courtland St., each; 1-2, Sand C. GO ft. frontage on Hodgman St. 157 ft. deep, f L3. 3 and 6. A large listing of Duff Addition and Alexandra Addition lots. NORTH WARD 3 good lots on Xorman St., each; T-2, 3 and 6. S lots on Macbeth St.. each; 1-2. 3 and fi. 'J comer lots on MacKay St., each; 1-3, 3 and G. Choice farm lands and good Msting of houses for sale. F. WADDINGTON CO. LYCEUM BLDG. PHONE 426 JAP HOTEL HAND FINED FOR ASSAULT Two gentlemen iiot long from den and unable to speak the lOnglish; language well enough to understand' when asked by the court whether they were drunk or not, were in the police! yesterday morning under the choirs and 1 arm chair. Regular price 535.00. Sale price MAHOGANY CHEFFONIERS io match BRASS BED FOR brass bed, 2 inch post, full size. Regular price Sale price IRON and green enanif led. Regular from to Sale J 6 HOLE COOKING RANGE-With warming closet; heavy nickled U1, base or legs. Regular price ?35.00. Sale on 6 HOLE COOKING RANGE-Copper reservoir; latest improvements- closet; very heavy nickled. Regular price 557.50. Sale price 4 HOLE COOK STOVE-Regnlar price Sale 2 BURNER GASOLINE 3 NEW BJCYCLES-With coaster brake, mud protectors and pump AM complete at. each Couches In velour, leatherette and tapes- try. Regular from to to The Meltzer Furniture Co. Round Street Telephone 785 Opposite Eureka m B ;