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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 1, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta i^iiiililifiPlipS Lethbri75 per acre. Good terms. Ei^ht sections of good farming; land, one mile from railroad. $7.60 per acrej One-half section choice farming land, cut by Alberta R lilway, near a proposed new station. $10 per acre. One section, extra good farming la ml one mile from station, $13 per acre. One section of very fine farming land. 5 miles from Coaldale, SIO per acre. One qturter section of choice irrigable land, 2) miles from Coaldale, $33 per acre. One quarter section improved irrigated land, 3 miles from Cknldale, $30 per acre. Three quarter sections improved irri^ted lands near Lethbridge, $26.7S an acre. CITY PROPERTY Two acres, witli a neat tittle house in Lethbridge $900. One acre lot on Orabbe st, $600. Three choice lots on River>-iew Addition, $600 A FEW OF OUR REAL oi GOOD SNAPS at 1 List your Lands and Town Property with the ALBERTA We have enquiries from all parts of the REALTY COMPANY if you want quick sales at highest prices, glohe for all kinds of lands and investments. ALBERTA REALTY CO'Y. Write or caO upon us C. R. DANIEL, Manager LETHBRIDGE, - ALBERTA Southard Block Lethbridge HOSPITAL'S GOOD WORK -o- Splendid Record of Year Ended in June. One of the institutions of wh.cii Ijeth*ritlg� is justly proud is the OoJt hospital. Tlie annual meeting of Ihs Bubacribcrs to the hospital vas held last Friday night. Vice-chainnan, John StovcU presitled. The board ol management presented a report for the year ending June ao, which showed a total expenditure (or the year of over J52O.0OO; $8,300 for repairs and impro^'�mcI�ts, $12,000 for operating expenses. This hosp-.tal is now one of the best equipped 'n the west. The skill und success of its staff Is evldenenccd tjy the large nunijber of patients from outMde points. During the year patients from forty-flve neighboring towns, villages or country districts were granted admission. For � II patients the total treatment was ol-maHt ten thousand liospitai days, while in addition more than t'weivc hundred out-door dressings were administered. J. L. .9toTOll flwJ M. Harford wore aguin elected to the l>oard of management. The patients admittect during th'> year ending Juno 30th, nilinl>ered U16 There were 23 deaths during the year. The ambuloiicc had 85 ca'l;). It is noticeable that the paticints includod p crsons from Montana, British Colum'bia and all tba west -crn provinces, tlnlt Hospital is recognized as one of the best in the west and people come (or thousands of nr.los to be treated hare. he irrigates his meadotv late in the fall. We all know that much rain und snow in the fall is a guarantee '�>( stronggrass the following spring. It is so with our tree? ano much (ov the present and future of our city. 0\ir lieautiful street pnridings have cost us much time and money, but no other exijenditures have been made that are a ti^nth part us valuable to Great Falls as these. There should novor le anything tt-anting in the inteyigent maintenance of these improvement whose value cannot be measured by dollars and cents. I have many times before reft-rrcd to the ImiiortAnt matter of w�teriug our tros, sufHciently in the late fall and T refer to it now, because I ."iot-ice it is being neglected. I shall have sotAething to say later as to the appointment by the park board of a city forester. GOSSIP ON THE SIDE fully. "I've saved $17." The youuij lady blushed and looked down at the toes of her boots, and stabbed the inotlensiN-e earth with her px> � asol.  I think," she said faintly-  think, Charley, that's about ncii* r enough." PAKIS GIBSON. WATER THE TREES AT OXCE. The following letter which recently appeared in the Great Falls Tribune, ought to bo carefully itsad by liethbridgo (X'ople and the advice given closely followctl: ''Mr. Editor: I wish to r^enind the citizens of Oroat 1an was four.d near tho police post on the river Imnk. Neari wns a bicycle to which was attach ed a good sized parcel. It was alive-the body-and on lieing wakan ed up by the constable, explained that it, was waiting for the (err, that the i|)arcel contained Eye-op.'n Icrs from Calgary for Sage. Leth bridge, and that they would prot> ably tie all sold before the train from Calgary got there. Ho was It-go with a caution. A couple of our local sports went out on the prairie the other eveniig with the intention of being on hand for duck sliooting early the ne.vt morning. Night cam� on and th.-y had not reached their destination. They came across a farmer and held in Wesley Church last Tuesday! ^ . evening. waS a gmtt success and '^"^^^ ^"J f "^"^^'O""- 8�ve them warf well attemlod. Mesdan�s O.W'^ ''^f*'^, �"""^�'-''' ^'^^ "l''',n, B.C. Moore. C. K. I>,u.- ^'^ out.again. Soon they wre lost iols. A. IC. Ihunphries and Bent w^n, '^"^ �f� ��orts they made the worthy competitors. These lad-' ^" locate themselves were a fatluro. ies are all to Ije congratulated on ther excellent memories and tbii�r natural stage manners. It is just such" training as this that makes capable � presidents of tl�e I'rovlncitil W.C.T.U., and wo are not afraid to predict some such important ofli.e for these women. The general e.x- Finally they had to give up in do. spair and went to sleep by a haystack. Early in the morning. the farmer, whom they root the night Le-lore cnn*e on th? scene. They told him their troubles and he had a huge laugh, for they had only gone half a miilo from his home, where iiu had scon them a few hours l>efoi�. The cellence of the difforent/selectlons J^.^""" J^P^"^^ carry a left the judges in a quand;^'. and ,,,,p.,^ ~^ j, thoy were only sorry that there was not a medal for each. Finally Mr. Austin in a neat Uttlo sposch, . .. gave the decifiion in favor of Mrs, jpa'd al>ly one of, those ladders to reach the high saelvc.s that is meant. John A. Silver told riw the other day that the freight on nn 80,000 car nilwl with grain, from the sid ing at his farm to Lethbridge was $.11,34. For the sanio car to Fort William. Ont., he only paid $107.8^) On a 00,000 car from his (am� to Lethbitdgo he whacked up tH'.'A, whi|� . the freight to the head Lal:e Superior was only $152,40. It was the samo car in each case, Pix>tty high rate for a seven- miie trip. The railroad commission ought to inv-esbigato such exorbitant chur gas. A dividend of a 1000-jier cent, could easily bo paid to share hold crs, if such rates wci� always cli�r-gcd. The farmer has to suffer. The Toronto Saturday Night says: A good story is told in C. V. U. circles of Sir Thomas Shaughncssy, president of that great corporation. Soma time ago a person of rather seedy aP|>earanco went into the 0, V.M. officns at one of the far western stations, arid asked for trans  portatlouto Montreal, on the ground that he was a life-long friend of Sir asked: "Well. Charley, how are yoo getting along^" -Oh. very well. In - ......... ---------, ,. _ deed. Charlie replied quite cheer - Thomas. So eloquently did hemauj his plea that , the local agent, though suspicious, concluded to wire headquarters, stating the circumstances, and asking if he should i�-sue a pass. The telegram was laid before Sir Thomas, who at onca recognized the old acquaintance as one he would rather leave in the w.'st. So he indited a telegram, which read: "Don't. Let Jim walk." A week later, to his astonishment, the persuasive Jim walked into his office and^ thanking him for the transpor-tat.on, proceeded to "make a touch" The great railroad man put the best taco on the matter he could, and having gotten rid of his unwelconw visitor, proceeded to make nn investigation, as to why his express orders had bean disobeyed. WTian the telegram was hunted up it was found that it was all due to punctuation, for it read: "Don't lot Jim walk." westerly following the south boundary of the said Rcsen'o to its intersection with the line 'Ixjtweon lianges 27 and 28 west of the Fourth Meridian, thence southerly alon^' tfio lino between the said Ranges 27 and 28 to its intersection with Iho Iwundary of the Pro\t where the unstern boundary of tha Province ts intersected by the third line in the Doroinion lands system of survey, which is the lire botweHn"* Townships 8 and 1), thence wostorly following the said line between Town ships 8 ni*d 0 to its intersootlon with the line betweerj UnngCs 10 and 11 west of the Fotirth Meridian, tlionce northerly following tlio sa'd line lietwcen Ranges 10 and 11 to its intersection with the fifth bai-t; line in the Dominion s.vsiom RESOLLTION BY THE UNION. -1->- The following resolution has bejn handed to the Herald for publicat -ion: liCthbridge, Alta., Oct. 2S, Whereas it has come to our notice that certain Arms, school boards and church trustees, have purchased coal from the A,R. & I. Co., at whose mines a strike was declared or. WILL BUY A. R. & L Raymond Already Pre^rin^ tik-^ Greet J.J. HJIi.^ (Ra,vmond Chronicle.) JKake ready for festivities, wosh out your flags and prepare for a gala occasion, for James J. Hill th.! great railway magnate will soon have a transcontinental lino through Jlajmond. At present the energies ol the Nor-Iherrj Pnciflc colossus are 'bent upon getting into Vancouver, that task acconiplishcft the next move is to connect Cardston and IVjrnio, iho ne.vt to spring Eastward from Modi-cine Hat to Winnipeg. The mow rout.o will be so arranged as to furnish rn March 8th last in .support of living ^�"**'*!?"'' I'"�^"'�nso tramc lor this hoop" tlu.t .. ....... - . ,, ^^.^^ help, to span the earth. With this new' outlet tha the great ployment and whereas all coal mined at these mines is bang produced l>y unfair^ labor with the purpose of defeating our desires for air world around us fro.ght rates to . . ^ . Winnipeg will be but littlo if anj- play and a square deal and where-.s heavier than they now are l.etw.Km our proposals of concilation end ar bitration has been met' by flat it-fusals on the part of tha Company Therefore bo it resoilved that we, tha men'Jbcrs of Local Union, No, .':V1 U,M.W. of A, reqtiests all person.^, coal "Namely Gait Coal, ' Irms and associgiions, to refuse to mined und olTerad for sale by th(S parties above mentioned l)e it further resolved that copies of this preamble and resolution be given the I'rcss and destribtftcd to the Public. Signed by lhn pitnl and went down early in thvi i'ou-nships 10 ai)d 17, thence westerly following the, sa^d baso lino to its intersection with tha lino 'fi- morning to get tho nnimal. While trying to mount tho horse ho foil Rayrijond ond I.�thbridge. The road has already mode ar-rangeinnets to secure hundreds ' of acres of coal lands between here* and Metlicino Hot. The equipment of the road, being owned by Mr. ISill, will Ijo as all his equipment is first class and the service will be abraast of tho situation's recjuireinents. What has been accomplished along tho lino of tho Northern Pacific and more will Ijo accomplished along th-? new line, because this country has such 0 .start as that country v oi' (inoncial prophecy this railwa)' pioneer si>es the immeasurable fuit,ure tjf this- great West and is la>'ing his lines for tho millions that ineri>aS'J and prosperity will breed. transcontinental connections will Mr. Hill's road is already here, transconrlnental connections w II soon Ikj made, so lets loosen up our joints and make ready for our host kow tow when tho man hliwu^lf kow tow when tho man himself conies among us. twccn Ranges 22 and 23 west of the had IWMt weakono fifty loads of l>o^ts worn at the lo the groimd and fractuitKl his hg Magrath ��tation ye�t�rday aftornoon to be loaded. Already 102 Fourth Meridian, thonco s,iuih:riy accident and was in no condition to along the said l:otwccn Ron^Mistand tho shock, which was so severe } 22 and 23 to the Bolly river, thence [as ...o drive the splintoi-od hones [has yet to l>o shippooroiis condition. Very IIHi*� wheat has jft boon thro,-;lied h>-,t that which has been runs from^ t9 to 88 bushels to the acre, on nn^ irrigated land. ;