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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LE1H3RIDGE DAILf KEKALU, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1909. PAGE THREI THE HERRLD'S REAL ESTATE MRRKET PHONE 451 FOUR years in the same office. FOUR years Jn the same business. FOUR years is about all the Real Estate experience one could have in thic Let.hbrldiM. FOR more years 1 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 R. DOBBIN, ROOMS I AND 2, SOUTHARD BLOCK j-H-H 1 M-M-H'H-H' New 5-roomed house, close to in North Ward, water and electric light; cash will T handle. T I Splendid two-storey Dufferin St., 8 rooms, fully modern, fire place, etc.; JJ worth terms. T SKE1TH TILLEY T .'Phone Corner Round and Dufierin Streets LETHBRIDGE DELEGATES ROYALLY ENTERTAINED At Billings and Great Fall -Pres. Hill Treated Them Well t Ten minutes' walk from Post Office: 5 fine 27-foot -I. fm T Residence Lots in Riverview, each, easy terms J, Al OlT-nT TE? f ALBERT L STAFFORD BLOCK PHONE 297 T A Good Lots in Riverview, a splendid biiild- ing site, 1-3 cash, balance 4 and 8 months f R. V. GIBBONS OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 The trip of the Lethbridge-Alberla delegation to the Dry Farming Con- gress at Billings last week was one on-c unalloyed pleasure. From ihc services rendered by the colored gen- tleman who was on the special car the party had to those rendered by the president of the Great Northern railroad, whose guests they were for a whole day, everything tended to make, the trip as pleasant as possible. They were treated royally all along; the line and all the way hack. The people of Great Falls are very nearly the limit ior hospitality. They seemed to think that there was noth- ing too much for them to. do for the i visitors from their neighboring citv. When the train arrived air their city. 'biter ten o'clock on Monday night. Sheriff Collins and a number of oth- ers were on hand to take the party in charge, and, walk them oft to rthe i club where Louis W: Hill, the presi- i-dent, of the Great Northern and a M i i'n i-i n i-i'.i i n i r: 'I-X-H-M-H" FOR SALE. NewFour-roonied Cottage two blocks west of North'.Ward School. cash, balance very easy teiros' 320 acres eight miles south of main line C.P.R. per acre if taken at once. The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH 4- i i 1 8 Lots'In North Ward, one block Special tms week. from SGhoo} and ea, 4 sections Raw Land. 4 miles from Warner, all steam plow proposition, 823 per acre. acres on Lethbridge-Weyburn survey, from up. Improved Farms Bear Barons and Carrnangay for cash or crop payments Freeman, Maeleod and Graham Phone 173 LETHBRIDGE P. C. Box 679 'Fully modern 7 roomed hbiise, RivNerview Addition cash, balance to suit purchaser. House is built and well arranged _______________ Illinois-Alberta Realty Co., Oliver Block PHONE 290 t A 2560 acre Farm, five miles from good town, for 2 sale on Crop Payment Plan Phone 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. 0. Bos 254 OIEAP" Lots 4 and 5, Block 93, for t each. Half cash, balance easy Ths H. Macbeth Agency The Golden West Realty Co. Real Estate Dealers and Auctioneers Wanted to purchase for spot cas1! 2 or 3 Lots in Westminster Koaa, north ot track, state price. For Sale, 2 Lois on Bartlett Street each for wish, a par- ticularly good bmr. Wanted lo purchase small house and lot. cash parent about SHOO, balance as rent, send particulars. North Ward spur track lots SI75 each. 40ft. fronirge to each lot. T for SI200 cash. i Phone 261. Office Crabb St., opp. Bank of Montreal idon 01 the great James J. Hill, was !the central ligxirc" of-a great-recep- jtion.' The best there was of -ac- quaintances and provisions was none i too -good for the arrivals. Guests.of Pres. Hill President Hill was on his way to Billings with a special train, on which he had as special guests about two hundred men from different parts of Montana and Washington, whom.; he 'was taking to swell the numbers at I the congress. In addition to these he .had given free transportation to twenty men from each county reach- ed by the G.N.R.. Although -his train very nearly up to the limit for" weight, out of the largeness of his i heart ire included the Lethbridge i crowd in the list of his guests and j tacked the car on behind. Before -sleep had been chased from the eyes !of 'the travellers the train was on its i way to Billings. As the two hundred odd miles were. covered, the men of Montana and those of Alberta mingled freely -to- j gether, and the men of the north i were fairly bewildered with the maze. of congressmen, senators and other I titled dignitaries known only to G-eo. i Hatch, who, having passed through the mill for several years and having known most of the men state helped out some, but when all I these were gathered in, there was 'still about for the town of Billings to carry. The whole amount and more was quickly raised. i The Illuminations i The city was most brilliantly il- laminated, thousands of electric bulbs being in strings and festoons on e'v- cry street in the city's business and main residential sections. The trees were dotted with lights, and here and there on the principal streets were electric arches of great beauty. Flags and bunting were in elaborate proftf- sion, although the outsider noticed the conspicuous absence of -every flag I but Old Glory., 1 of Billings j Billings is a city of about fifteen thousand people, but it was taxed to j the limit to accommodate the con- gress, and indeed would not have been j able to do so had com- panics not "parked" a large number i of sleepers there. But the people j opened up the whole city and the vis- itors were given the freedom of the city. When not attending the ses- I sions'of the congress or examining the exposition, the visitors took ad- Lvantage of, the .many facilities offered to see the sights city and dis- trict. Billings is the home of many j wealthy men .who have built beauti- ful homes. The sugar factory was in- i spected, the buffalo herd recently ar- rived, was also visited. The "church- es, the stores; the splendid Y.M.C.A. 'building, the fine Parmlev :Memorial.library, which the people are careful, to tell one is not a Car- negie library, all were seen and ad- mired. Well Entertained i For -the entertainment of the vis- s itors. the Montana Board of Control of the Congress, gave a banquet on the Tuesday evening. The ladies of Billings entertained at a grand re- jception and ball on Wednesday j while on Thursday evening, the new- ly elected officers gave a banquet in i honor of the- old officers and the j press. All of these functions were i most enjoyable. Again At Great Falls j The Lethbridge party was indeed j loath to leave the hospitable city on Friday morning, even to come home. But at Great Falls they got another reception that gave relief to anv such feelings. On the train with thn party was Mr. C. H. Campbell, the well known farmer and landman of Great Falls. He wired ahead that WE OWN ACRES along the new Weyburn line and south of Grassy Lake. NO BETTER LOCATION IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA. Being owners we can make low prices to you. If you have a No. 1 piece of land and will soil 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. Good Residence Lots In Block D, couth of Barracks each OaJv a few left TWO NEW COTTAGES in me ISTorth Ward, on water and These cottag-es a.re now renting- at per mouth and are an excellent buy nt for the JL r X iji MONEY TO LOAN .A. and L. S. HIPLEY Tel. 294 Office Macdonaiti Block T T T T FIRE INSURANCE I The 0. B. -AA4.-I t I Must be sold at once. Three X sections of No. 1 land within j- AGENCY Acadia Building. Phope 200. I I- -.4'. six miles of Barons, at per acre. This land is worth right now. 4. ?'l T -I I l-H-I-I-H-I-I'-M-'I JL Illinois Alberta Realty Co. f Oliver Block -K-H-K- i j. ,160 acres improved, only from Lethbridge, a snap at per acre, gooa terms. One acre, North Ward, cash. A few lots on Westminster Read, each, easy terms. GALVIN-HATFIELD CO. P.O.Box 1892 I Ott Block. J Phone 457 Lsthbridge, Alta. J f t f T -H East half 10-5-15 W. 4th, aa acre. balance arranged f IMPERIAL ltd Phone 350 Room 11 Southard Block RUSSIANS ADOPTING METHODS OF PUBLIC! iY Berlin, Nov. flowing Rus- sian expedition leaving Odessa in the latter part of Novembi-r to advertise Russian pnxluctior.s in tht: ports of the r.car. east, will be on one- of the best steamers of the Russian Steam- ship and Trading Company, the Im- perawr Nikolaic II. Tht- novelty of I the arid the practical vah.K; of 1 it- have caused most of the principal I firms trading wiith tne near east to apply for space so that the allotments of space arc. fewer than the'number of- applications. The expedition will visit among other places Con- stantinople, Smyrna, Alcx- fir.rlrett-J, Tripolis, .Port Said, Alexan- ar.d Saloniki. them. They were a good bunch of fellows, however, and soon were so much mixed up that it was next to impossible: to tell Canuck from Yan- kee. The Country The country traversed did not ap- peal particularly to the men of Southern although sonic parts, like the Judith Basin and the Valley of the Yellowstone near Bill- ings, "looked almost as good as the land north'of the boundary, line...Here j and-there crops were seen, and there was an occasional elevator, hut the country as a whole is practically un- Near Billings were' seen hundreds and thousands of tons -of sugar boots grown for the factory at that city. The people there have _ a scheme for operating their land for the-culture of sugar beets that makes I it profitable for all parties concerned, j The'labor is imported and the land I let out by contract to these import- cd laborers, principally Russians from other states. The result is that while the factory is not much, if any, larg- er than that at Raymond, the out- put is five or six- times as great, the output being about thirty million noun-.is annually. The Billings Spirit One cannot get into Billings with- out becoming a booster. The "Bill- ings spirit" which apparently has be- come universally, recognised all over states, strikes one immediately. Every man, .woman and child in the city is heart and soul for Billings. It is recorded that a grouchcr from an eastern state came to Billings, am? the constant optimism got; on" his nerves EO badly that he went.out. in i search of some one more congenial. I but though he searched as diligenilv as Diogenes wi'.h his lamp, not a one could he find. Tl is a o? Dry Farming Congress that UK- city that has Thr honor of entertaining" the congress 4- j.jj'M-jujr the exposition has to boar all ihc expose. Vvhen thaf. is figured is a large amount, I Billings set out to do it right and j found out that it would take about, The railways put up good- amounts, the outside towns and counties gave their assistance, the wired to Sheriff Collins to look after his fellowtownsmen, the officials and citizens of the Power City were all [ready. i the Smelter Immediately on the arrival of the j train, which was an hour late, the partv was hustled off to a special car of the street railway system and accompanied by the general manager and Mr. Campbell, the'party went down to the great smelter which has made Great Falls famous. With the aid" of Supt. McGarry and several other guides the party were shown through that wonderful plant which takes the copper and iron out of !three thousand tons of ore every iday, employing about fourteen hun- do it. The plant is of nd vet even great as it 1 is it is to be .greatly extended. The 'great smokestack recently completed THE Fen Sscority CD. OPEN POK BUSINESS IN THE Whitney BIcck Irthbriiige Wiiepta wii! buy improved or unimproved iand for cash and will sell to actual set- tlers who have the necessary outfit for farming on hng tirrc with a small cash payment. If you wish Lo add to your farm, writ-: or in and sec us. is the biggest in the world being 506 feet from the base, and fifty feet in diameter at the top and cost half a million dollars to erect. Off to the Falls The Lethbridge bunch broke -all rec- ords by getting up at six o'clock the. next morning in order to accept' the invitation of Mr. Campbell' and oth- ers to take an auto -drive down to the falls, the -giant springs and I around the city. The springs are about four miles of the city along the banks of the Missouri River, and !are most wonderful. Gushing up in several places are springs that in the i total have measured five hundred cu- jbic feet 'per second. The water is !clear as crystal, though very hard.; From there the party went to the i Rainbow Falls to see the new dam being erected which will give thirty- live thousand horse-power at low wa- ter. The power will be used at the. Butte mines, at Great Falls, and for distribution all over the state. Great Falls City there is immense power developed, while a few miles farther down at the Great Falls there i is still greater power remaining to be i developed. In the city the most remarkable i feature is the splendid park system. are several beautiful parks in i various parts of the city, and all are i perfectly cared for. Walks and drivc- i ways find their way through the irre- guku maze of elms, cottonwoods i maples. Here and there arc lakes and 'pools, while at- .ir.other place provi- ;sion is made for a large fountain. .The streets arc 'lined with trees, i while the boulevards are verv fine all over the city. The people are now working on a long drive that .will surround the city and give a splendid view of the river. Part of the drive- way has already been constructed. From a municipal standpoint Great Falls is a most interesting and in- structive city. The people arc proud of their city, and justlv so. The whole trip was splendidly ar- ranged, and for this the credit is due. to G. M. Hatch and F. W. Downer, who practically had charge of all the arrangements after J. W. McNicol left for the scene of the exposition. A Bargain 4 Residential Lots on Coutts Street, Duff, Addition i' Price jjlOOQ t 4. Half cash, balance in I I sx m onths i J. I. EAKIN CD, 1 1 307 GRABS STREET X (Opp. Bank of Montreal) Telephone 383 PEARY AT WASHINGTON Washington, Nov. -with him certain additional proofs of -Ms discovery of the North. Pole, which were not included in the records previously sent to the National Gec- grophical Society, Commander Peary slipped into Washington today and did not make Ms presence-or where- abouts except to a lew mate friends. coming was at the request of the. society -whose sub- committee this afternoon began its ex- amimition o'f Peary's Arctic records. DR. ANDERSON RESIGNS POSITION Brandon, Nov. surprise was caused here today when j is became known that Dr. Anderson, superintendent of the Brandon asy-j him, had resigned and was retiring! from the position tonight. The mat-; ter was kept very quiet and even j those in touch with affairs seemed tr. know nothing of the resignation; which was handed in only a few days ago. It is reported that a Win-! nipeg doctor has been appointed to the vacancy but Dr. as-j sistane superuuVnden-t, will be in j charge until the new man arrives. Dr. been superintendent j for six years and has made excep-j tional success of the work. There is surprise here that Dr. Chambers j who has been assistant, did not re-; cfive the appointment. It is said! that Dr. Anderson will resume his] practice in this city, which he gave. uo i" Kike the asyh'.m position. WHAT WOWIEN ARE DOING FOR MISSIONS Pittsburg, Nov. fourthr an- nual convention of the general exe- cutive committee of the Women's jForeign Missionary Society of Methodist Episcopal church today ceived the reports of the young peo- ple's work. It showed 106 new organ- izativins during the last year, with, an i crease of membership of Ee- ipts wore 87 1-2 feet cor. Bur- dette and Dufferin Streets on particularly attract- ive terms. Hat- dissolve! prtrtaership with K. C. Ludtke. I T j possession' of the uusnld portion of the j "OvVNSITE OF BOW ISLAND ;irul offer business nml residential lots at prices ranging T Write or call on me before purchasing elsewhere, 4- i i wADDELL I i Bow island Realty and hisurance Agency j i JL JL This is property that acLviuice Very rapid in value, and the price that we is for a limited time only. ioserar.ee Leans itcatais Suburban Acreage The George ML Hatch Land Co. Successors to Hatch and Coons. 153 Oliver Block Don't Delay: Only a few more Lots left in subdivision of acre lots 5, west of McKillop st, close in, inside lots each, terms to suit Successors to W. R. Dobbin Co. Ground Flour Office: DOOR SOUTH OF BALMORAL HOTEL PHCNE ;