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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TH5, LE1HSRIDGE DAILf KEhALU, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1909. PAGE THREB THE HERALD'S REAL ESTATE MARKET PHONE 451 FOUR years in the same office. FOUR years in the same business. FOUR years is about all the Real Estate experience one could have in thfs Newer Lethbridge. FOR more years I will still be here in the Real Estate business, regardless of all reports to the contrary. FOUR Fifty-One (451) is my New Telephone Number. PHONE 451 W. R. DOBBIN, I AND 2, SOUTHARD BLOCK t 2 T T New 5-roomed house, close to Mills in North Ward, water and electric light; cash will handle. Splendid two-storey Residence, on Dufferin St., 8 rooms, fully modern, fire place, etc.; worth easy terms. SKE1TH TILLEY Corner Round and Dufi'erin Streets f T Practical Results Of Dry Farming I j- I t Dry Farming Address by Founnder of Great Falls at Dry Farming Cogress Billings, Oct. 28.-Hon. Paris Gib- 4. i son, former United States senator from Montaaa, and-one of the pioneer on 'Practical Results Prom Dry Farm- i Phone 197 JL dry fanners of the state, spoke JL "Pro T1 Ten walk from Post Office: 5 fine 27-foot 7 Residence Lots in Riverview, each, easy terms ALBERT E. IVES, BLOCK at the Dry Farming Congress. He said, in part "When I came to this state to es- tablish a new home, about thirty-one years ago, I did not find half a en human beings who would admit for a moment that farming of any kind could obtain a foothold .here but when, after travelling over northern and central Montana a few months, and carefully noting the rich growth y it would be of inestimable value to the citizens of the United States, who by the thousand desire to estab- lish homes on the land, if there were on our statute book no other act by which agricultural land could be ac- quired from the government, save the homestead act of 1862 deprived of the commutation clause. "What can we do to hasten the growth of agriculture in these great states along and in such a I manner as to conserve the fertility of j the soil, which is the greatest of all j the nation's resources.' 1 can see no i other way except by carrying on, through our agricultural colleges and experiment stations, a vigorous, de- termined -campaign of investigation and education'. "The influence' of-this organization should be brought, to bear with the WE OWN ACRES along the new Weyburn line and south of Grassy Lake. NO BETTER LOCATION IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA. Being owners vre can make low prices to you. If you have a No. 1 piece of land and will sell right, we are in a position to purchase. See us before you either buy or sell. HELGERSON LAND AND INVESTMENT CO. FRANK A. MAXWELL, MANAGER LYCEUM BLDG. Ii! T X 7 T TjT T t T J. T t T T T T IT T TWO NEW COTTAGES in me North Ward, on water and siHewalk. These cottages are now renting at per rsionth and are an excellent buy at A ii? JJ 7 4- i Sir Good Residence Lots In Block D, couth of Barracks MONEY TO LOAN 1 of blue joint grass that in autumn re-; legislative assemblies of our respec- J 7 tive states, to the end that we may J !jt A Good Lots in Riverview, a splendid ing site, 1-3 cash, balance 4 and 8 months R. V. GIBBONS IM-'I-M.I i OTT BLOCK. PHONE 222 .sera-bled fields of grain, I said, 'Sure- ly -this land, if well cultivated, will produce excellent crops of wheat. i oats and and never, since the first spring and summer that I spent i in examining this region, have I Tel. 294 i FIRE INSURANCE have sufficient money not only to thoroughly investigate and classify the agricultural lands of these states, but as far as possible to instruct our farmers, and especially farm settlers doubted tor a moment the agricultur- from the humid sections of the east, al possibilities of this Rocky moun- in the proper methods of cultivating tain country. I trust my advanced i semi-arid land. Money and effort so age will he received as a fitting ex-''expended will bring benefits to our -H-H- -i.i i I'T IT M 1 1 M n i r i n i i 4 t FOR SALE. New Four-roomed Cottage two blocks west of ISortn Ward School. cash, balance very easy mrus 320 acres eight miles south of main line C.P.K. per acre if taken at once. cuse for what may seem egoism, vhen I assert that for many years after'I came to Montana I was one of -a very I few men -here who, in season and out i of season, preached the gospel of dry farming that means so much, not on- ly for tlie future of Montana, but for The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH JL -i- t 1 Fr.eeman, Phone 173 I" I" I" I" the entire nation. And at this point I should state that the man who. lite myself, employed his boyhood and early manhood years cultivating the sterile land of Maine, is entitled to every little credit for believing in the j possibility of successfully tilling the j rich though semi-arid lands of the 'I trans-Mississippi country. Although i a very great change has taken place i in the minds of Western men as to I dry farming in these states, we have I not-yet fully outgrown our unbelief in the capacity of these lands to sup- i port, a large farming population. 1 without the advantages of the irri- i gating canal. I "This lingering unbelief was recent- j ly illustrated in the effort a T G40-acre homestead law and the sub- anH n-rahpm Passage'of the present 320- iVlaeieoa ana bill appiicabie ,to a Special this week: fr0m 4 sections Kaw Land. 4 miles from Warner, all steam' plow proposition. S23 per acre. 10.000 acres on Lethbridge-Weybnm survey, from 510 up Improved Farms near Barons and Carmangay for cash or crop payments I states, the value of which cannot be overstated. The work of this organization has already contributed much to the ad- vancement of agriculture here. May there be no cessation in its good work many years to come." COMPANY IN SAME POSITION AS AGENT Judgment Of Judge Sifton In Land- Case Must be sold at one. Three sections of No. 1 land within six miles of Barons, at per acre. This land is worth right how. Illinois Alberta Realty Go. Phone 290 .i-frM-H-H- X- v Oliver Block "H-M-H-K-X" TlrC. B, AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone 200. -1 A LETHBRIDGE 111: P. 0. Box 679 On Saturday Chief Justice Sifton held the adjourned sitting of the Su- preme Court. The case of the 0. W. j Kerr Co. vs. G. R. Neil and R. S. Mabee, occupied nearly all. the morn-j ing. This is a complicated real es- tate deal at Magrath. The chief ques- tion in dispute is in regard to the -X-X- Jv' 1 T i i priority of agreement. The owner, i AAA JUUU, T t Fully modern 7 roomed house. "Riverviev Addition 13900. S1150 sash, balance'to suit purchaser. House is. well built and well arranged Illinois-Alberta Realty Co., PHONE 290 liver Block i large part of the agricultural land of the semi-arid domain not reserved for irrigation purposes. Confidence in the productivity of our 'non-irrigable j R_ had by letter offered the lands would, it seems to me, have re- to Manager Mabee> of the Bank of Montreal, Magrath, who had wir- ed an acceptance. At this time the 0. W. Kerr Co. suited in maintamms the 160-acre homestead law throughout -the semi- arid country awhile longer, or until i our choicest, unappropriated agricul-j tural lands had been taken by homo- j and their agents at Magrath had the Steaders. It is my belief that we have many million acres of public I land listed with them, and ing to sell it. The 0. W. Kerr Co. land in" this -country of 'light rainfall j bought the land, paying some money on which prosperous farm houses can to Neil. There were several import- ning from ant witnesses including, two bank managers, a clerk from Land Titles i T i i! JL T J. T 160 acres improved, only four miles from Lethbridge, a snap at peraore, good terms Business Lots on Westminster Road, reasonable, on good terms One Acre, North Ward, JL cash A lew Lots on Westminster Road, each, easy terms M Houses for Sale We have .a large list of hil- ly modern houses for sale in all parts of the city at 'mod- erate prices. SMALL CASH PAYMENTS will handle "any of them, with balance payable from 2 months to 2 years See us before buying- else- where. J. I. [AKIN CO. I 307 GRABS .STREET l[ (Oppi'Bynk of Montreal) Telephone 888 I GALVIN-HATFIELD Co. A 2560 acre Farm, five miles from good town, for sale on Crop Payment Plan THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, Phone 396 Bryan Block. Lethbridge P. 0. Bos 2-54 the p annt Lots 4 and 5, Block 93, for i eacli. Half cash, balance easy The H. Macbeth Agency be maintained on tracts ra 40 to 160 acres. In my own country we have a number of small unirrigat- Office at Calgary, Dr. Mabee and Ue ed farms which arc conducted with "al estate agents. greater economy and with greater net j In giving judgment His Lordship re- results than our farms of large acre- 1 marked briefly, "There is no doubt age, and I have no doubt that it is j that Mr. Neil was prepared to be applicable to other sections of the! crooked. He was offered more money Rocky Mountain country. It should and was prepared to take it. The 0. be the policy of the nation to encou- W. Kerr Co.. can't stand in any bct- rage the 'establishment of small farms icr position than their agents, and so throughout the country and thus af- were not innocent purchasers." ford advantages for home making on j Verdict for defendant Mabee, but the land instead of a few people. the money paid by the W. Kerr "But taking 1GO acres as the dry Co. will be protected by moneys in farm unit, I would in the light of court. such experience as T have had in Mon- j There is only one niorc "isivil case, P. O. Box 1892 phone 457 I Ott Block. Lethbridge, Alta. East half 10-5-15 W. 4th, acre, balance arranged __________ IMPERIAL DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd. Phone 350 Room II Southard Block The Golden West Co. Real Estate Dealers and Auctioneers Wanted to purchase for spot cash 2 or 3 Lots in Westminster Road, north of srack. state lowest price. For Sale. 2 Lots on Bartlett Street, each for cash, a par- T T Wanted to purchase suiall'house and lot. cash payiuri S300. balance as rent, send particulars. w North Ward spur track lots SI75 each, 40ft. frontage to each lot, T for S1200 cash. Phone 261. Office Crabb St., opp. Bank of Montreal T. G. WEIR OF OTTAWA WAS DROWNED Ottawa, Oct. is now certain that Thomas G. Weir, son of "W. E. Weir, of Walker street, has ac- cidentally drowned at Trout Lake, near 'Maniwafci. Messrs. W. Hart and D Kenihan, members of the tana, keep one-half of the tract -con- stantly in alfalfa, alternating with other crops at proper intervals, and I never would attempt to grow wheat oats, and' barley on land that was not su'mraeriallosved in July, and thoroughly cultivated; for surely, farming cannot be successfully -main- tained on these or any other lands i except under thorough intelligent farm methods. Wherever such work j is applied to the cultivation of this j soil, it will bring returns that can- I not be surpassed on this continent, I except under the irrigating ditch. "I am a firm believer in the culti- i vation of alfalfa on our semi-arid lands, and in its great value as a I forage plant, also -in its- ability to conserve the fertility of our. soil, for time unlimited. If corn is king in the Mississippi valley states, surely alfalfa is the queen of our semi-arid domain. "Dry-farming is rapidly revolution- izing the present classification of pub- lic lands in the far West states. To the agricultural subdivision millions of acres will b_e added, while a corres could add littb to the details. Mr who is a very popular man numbp.r of acres will be- tak- Ottawa, and an employee of Ottawa, frQm wjiat ]ias consjdered Western Electric offices, had been Intelligent, careful absent from the city since Thursday j wju continue for sonic time on a hunting trip. He was in the j to come to broaden the farming area habit of going up to Trout Lake ewry j autumn, and was with, a party of about twenty persons. He was to party, arrived here this evening but j have returned home next Moonday. of all the country between British America and Mexico, whose annual rainfall ranges from eight inches to twenty inches. In view oi this :L'.iit of Reeves Co. S. Bow- j man. j STRATHCONA .BELIEVES LAW IS BEING ENFORCED Ottawa, Oct. of Lard Strath cona, High Commissioner lor Canada, been issued by interior de- partment. It deals with emigration v.-ork on much the same lines as ie- pcrt Mr. J. Obed Smith published some weeks ago. Lord Strathcona says the practise has practically ceased oi magistrates discharg'ng prisoners on their understanding to go to Canada. He refers to com- plaints of wrongful deportations but if satisfied thai the law is well ad- ministered. He renews tihis appeat ior funds for aid to destitute Canad- ians in England. Last year tners were 90 applications for For these return passages were pro- vided for 23 and the rest were assist- FOURTEEN DAYS t THE Farm Security Co, 'OPEN FOE BUSINESS IX THE t Whitney Block lettiiiriflge Kltierta We will buy improved or unimproved fond for cash and will sell to actual set- tlers who have the nacessary outfit for farming on long time with a small cash payment. If you wish to add to your farm, write or come in and Fast Trip Made by Blue Funnel Liner to Beat Jap Steamer Victoria, B. C., Oct. the new Osaka Sohen Kaisha liner Tacoma Maru in a race across tihe Pacific with silk, the Blue Funnel liner Oanfa, Capt. Cope Lycstt, ar- rived this morning slightly over four- teen days from Yokohama. The two steamers left within an hour of each other and there had been great riv- alry for the silk cargo, the Japanese steamer agreeing to land the valuable fn-'isrht 36 hours before the Oanfa. j Oanfa brought, tons of gen- froight mostly general meTchan-i ed. disc from Endand; tons for! British Columbia, for Tacoma, j and 250 tons for Seattle. She brought 720 bales of silk worth There were 171 Chinese who debarked here. Arrived from Carmanah last night the company's night signals were shown at a dis- tance of 3 miles, and Morse signal was flashed both at Carmanah and Tatoosh, made. but no report of vessel was; Mueller is the man who murdered Anna Luther, whose skeleton w-is found near Islip, Long Island, re- cently. E E BllfflH! HT IS GETTIIB Hi Mm'S WORTH I farm Security Go. Ha1 dissolved partnership with E. C. Ludtke, I have .ined possession of the unsold portion of the TOWNSITE OF BOW ISLAND offer business and residential lots at prices ranging from to Write or call on me before purchasing elsewhere. 87 1-2 feet cor. Bur- dette and Dufferin Streets on particularly attract- terms. x This is property that will advance very rapidly in value, and the price that we are quoting is for a limited time only. Insurance Loans Rentals Suburban Acreage The George M. Hatch Land Co. A. WADDELL Bow Island Realty and Insurance Agency Successors to Hatch and Coons. Phone 159 Oliver Block Don't Delay: Only a few more Lots left in subdivision of acre lots 4 5, west of McKillop st, close in, inside lots each, terms to suit Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Ltd. Successors to W. R. Dobbin Ce, Ground Flogr Office: CIRSF DOOR SOUTH OF BALMORAL HOTEL PH'NE 122. ;