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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE DA1LV KEl.ALU, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, PAGE THREl TH E "H ERHL D'S REHL ESTATE MRRKET- 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 FOR more years I will still be here in the Real Estate business, regardless of all reports to the contrary. FO'UR Fifty-One (451) is my New Telephone Number. PHONE'451 W. R. DOBBIN. ROOMS I AND 2, SOUTHARD BLOCK ON New 5-roomed house, close to Mills in North Ward, water and electric light; cash will handle. Splendid two-storey Residence, on Dufferin 8 rooms, fully modern, fire place, etc.; worth vcasy terms. SKEITH TILLEY -fed- -H-H- THE RECENT DRY FARMING CONGRESS Phone 197: Corner Round and Dtitferin Streets .At the, recent Dry Farming Con-i the country to get increased irnmi- grt-ss at Billings there were several features that demanded the observa- tion of the delegates who attended. j The attendance was. the largest in the history of the movement. Four j years ago about one hundred and fiftv men who were interested in the bet- gration. He had a well organized campaign and got Governor Norris of Montana and the several United j States senators oh his side right at the start. For a while it looked as though he jvould be successful as ev- ery one recognized that the name was not ideal. But the tide turned. 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. t you have a No. 1 piece of land and will sell right, we are in a position to purchase. See us'before you buy or sell. HELGERSON LAND AND INVESTMENT CO. MAXWELL, MANAGER LYCEUM BLDG. H VT I -M-I M-I-I-I-I-H- Ten from Post Office: 5 line 27-foot T Residence Lots in Riverview, each, easy terms J i ter. methods of farming in the so-call- JMr.' Hill did the trick himself- ALBERT E. IVES, STAFFORD PEONEJZ97 -I-M-1' I-I-H-H" T v arid and semi-arid areas of the made an unfortunate remark in tell- J JL United States met at Denver -to con- j ing the congress that it was an af- sider the promotion of -these meth- j fair for the people of the western ods and the propagation of an educa- j states and that they should not be TWO NEW COTTAGES in tne North .Ward, on water and sidewalk. These cottages are now renting at per and are an excellent buy. Good Residence Lots In Block D, couth of Barracks each Only a few left MONEY TO LOAN vT. j tional policy, in these districts. The T IT thel T influenced hy the east and by "foreign" delegates. That-turned j these elements against him. Then he j covertly threatened to withdraw the i A Good Lots in Riverview, a splendid build- ing site, 1-3 cash, balance 4 and 8 months convention was a decided success, so i i much so that it was decided to make jit a permanent affair and the Dry Farming Congress was organized. It! railway's 'support Irom the congress was still better and larger at Salt i if the change were not made. In re- Lake City the next year. Last year j'ply to this Mr. Mordt of Oklahoma at Cheyenne, there was still greater j replied amidst tremendous applause A and L. S. FJPLEY Tel. 294 Office Block FIRE INSURANCE The C. 6, S R, V. -GIBBONS OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 improvement, and the organization j that "if'the railtoads tried to T as the greatest ag- this congress they could go to '4. ricultural movement in Western Am- j blazes and -the congress could get T -erica. Great as was the, success verj' well: without them." It 4. last-year ifc far exceeded this remained for G-eorge Harcourt from T year.. There were seven hundred and Alberta to point out the real trouble. -I'MM-H' sixtj'-three accredited delegates.! He expressed the appreciation j These came from all quarters of; the j work done for the congress by the for the movement has assumed railways and was sorry that the Ca- FOR SALE.. New Four-roomed Cottage two blocks west of North Ward School. cash, "balance very easy 320 acres eight miles south of G.P.ft. per acre if taken at once. ?The Alberta Securities, JPhone 141 ROUND f: 1 1 1 M LM I T. r ri'T-i-i-Mii i r i ri-i-ri international and world-wide propor- tions. Delegates were there, from Germany, Mexico, Russia, Palestine. nadian railways did not display .the same interest in. such things. But. he asked, is the .purpose of the con- Must be sold at once. Three sections of No. 1 land within six miles of Barons, at per'acre. This land is worth right now. AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone 200. -M H-H-H-H .I-H-H-H-H-H-H'-M I H H- H and other countries, as well as from I gress for education or for ijboostin! i nearly every state of the-union in Montana OE- some other state i from Alberta .and Saskatchewan. .Of in.the latter, then he invited them to .jjVj'the delegation over half came from, fcoost Canadian lands as well. Set- Montana. The Northern Pacific, the. -Demerit., is coming faster than it can Great Northern and the Chicago, Mil- j handled and the name has not. -r wauke-e and St. Paul railways brought, men from all par% of .the I state free of charge, and in every Illinois Alberta Realty Co. Second floor Johnson Block, next Balmoral Hotel PHONE 290 i -i-'H- been doing any harm as the settlers know that they to conditions from what they t f T I I-H-IJ I Well built cottage with near new hospital in the North Ward, close in. Property 48.frontage by 139, facing east. Cement foundation good large cellar. .Will make a nice home. Ex- buy. cash and assume original loan of Or, wilf trade for lot; on Westminster Road, Northward. Also some excellent buys in city property for invest- ment. f Freeman, Maeleod -and Graham t T I way did their .utmost to swell the J used to.' The congress saw the point numbers of those to bene- the cause was. lost from that fits to be derived at .the Congress. I speech -especially ,in view of .the fact [that ,no one could suggest any name j, 'that was at-all significant or, appli- The programme of addresses j VQIV long and varied, and one of the caole- 160 acres improved, only four from, Lethbridge, a snap at' per acre, good terms. One acre, North Ward, .cash. A few lota on Westminster Read, each, easy terms. GALVIN-HATFIELD CO. It Price Phone- .P.O. Box 679 chief criticisms against it was that The vote .was taken and Mr. Hill was defeated 372 to 148 even P. 0. Box 1892 Phone 457 I Ott Block. Lethbridge, Alta. 5 him. The; 4 i Montana goine; against too long m that there were states and addresses {not enough time allowed for discus- were..srofth Dakota l- Oregon. -H- -H-H-H-i-H- Fully "modern''t roomed house. "Riverview Addition S'3900. balance to suit 'purchaser., well built and well, arranged _'' sion. The mistake seems to have been made by the secretary in the be-, ginning when :he appears to have To anyone attending congress made up a long list.of possible speak-j for the first time there seemed to-be ers and wrote to them all asking j altogether too much boosting done them to take part, evidently expect-land yet those who attended previous iina: that a large number would be un- i congresses say there was the least m able- to accept. Such was not the! any year' yet. Too many of the 1 outcome, however, and as all accept-1speakers seemed to think that Tie I ed. all had to be provided with a rostrum was the proper place to t T cash East haJf 10-5-15 W. 4th, an acre. balance arranged IMPERIAL DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd. Phone 350 Room 1 1 Southard Block A Bargain 4 Residential Lots on Coutts Street, Duff Addition i Half cash, balance in six months J. I. EAKIN GD. I 307 CRABB STKEET (Opp. Bunk of Montreal) Telephone 383 I I I I congress was W. Campbell. I Illinois Alberta Realty Co. i 2nd fioop Johnson Block, next Balmoral Hitel Phone 230 ad1'boost their'own localities or their father of the dry-farminr move-, plainlv of the difficulties and of how heand others had them. The sam? was true of the addresses .given place on the programme- The, dresses were all good, but the. half i own accomplishments and some most. His addresses both at the of them could have been left over for! flagrant advertising was done. The. and at institutes were by W. H. Fairfield of Lethbridge and next vear with profit to the., con-! states in the southwest and Thos. ;.r0How.ed wjth the keenest interest andj D. W. Warner of Edmonton. In ad- n-ross" 'VoriaiHural experts from all Woolford for Alberta did a good deal attracted the largest crowd. Mr. i dition to being one of the best speak- the agricultural colleges and -expert-' to put alstop to this. These men Campbell is very practical in his ex-J ers of the Harcourt. 'were not above speaking of the diffi- positions. jje is good'at telling of I the deputy minister of agriculture of mental stations seemed anxious take advantage of the occasion j. A 2560 acre Farm, five miles from good town, for j. f sale on Crop Payment Plan THE ALBERTA EXCHANGE, J Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. O. Box 254 j take advantase 01 tne ocwj..siuu to lenities that confronted the farmers the successes that have been accom- dve utterance to their, views before i of their localities and to ask advice plished his system of farminp; to as to the -best ways to overcome and wel] how to bring about X Phone 396 CHEAP- Lots 4 and 5, Blotk 93, for each. Half cash, balance easy the H. Macbeth Agency r The Golden West Realty Co. Real Estate Dealers and Auctioneers A FEW BUYS for the WORKING MAN'S POCKET "WeJl built shack standing cm "two lots Norman Street, Well bmlt shack'standing on one }bt, Norman Street. Four room house, cellared, on half let on Arthur Street, Three good lots in Alexander Addition, 15 to 18. block 6 SHO each For investors with deeper pockets we have some proper- tionately sood buys, including five business lots en Round Street for Phone 261. Office Crabb Street these although in explaining i tells how to Ret results and that af- I tcr all satisfies the great majority of farmers. Prof. Campbell was easily i the most popular man as well as the most valuable man on 'Che pro- Beyond a. the biggest man t-i'L someone else could lay claim -7 them. Tn tbis there was a very ap-1 these. The railroad men were the parent 'rivalry, not always pleasant j worst offenders and one would _wHnK the reason for things he often between the federal agriculturists and j that the congress-was there simpiy j snows that he is not a scientist. He those from the -separate states. While to boost Montana. A few straight hardly the place of an outsider hints that the exposition was the to! give expression to too much place to do their advertising and cism it is but repeating what was i that the congress was for education common opinion at the congress to j were taken to heart and conditions in ____ say that too much time was given to this regard improved the congress these addresses by technical experts. progressed. There is every THJobabil-, The farmer who came to the congress, ity that this sort of thing will be en- to have his difficulties explained and tireiy eliminated from the next con-j the standpoint Can his problems solved did not have an? very great opportunity to get his-de-. sire. An effort was made to over-1 come this objection by having separ-j______________ ate institute meetings. These w-cfej well attended and heartily entered j into by the farmers but while they i-f were there they were not at the reg- i ular sessions of the congress. Itj has been suggested that next year! the sessions be divided so as to vote certain regular sessions to this j sort of work. The programme was as well carried out as .possible under the circumstances and reflects great, credit upon the very capable secre- tary, -John T. Burns, who if all were known would be found not to have been responsible for the unfortunate crowding of the programme. congress after a heated debate; that "at one time threatened to rupt the whole institution decided ag-j M ainst changing the name of the con- j gross. Louis-W. Hill, the prcsidentl of the Great Northern Railroad and a son of the'great "Jim" Hill was the prime mover and most active Alberta was honored with the chair- manship of the biggest of the evening sessions. He was among the most influential debaters in the controver- sies. 'He was elected as the vice-pre- sident from Alberta and moreover his ability as an executive officer was recognized by his appointment to: the Board of Governors who have prac- sjcally the control of the policy of the next congress. To the Honor- able W. R. Mother-well, minister of agriculture for Saskatchewan fell the honor of being acknowledged as one of the best if not the best bestoratos the congress was eminently satisfac- j at the congress. The Canadian d-ele- LORD NORTHCLIFFE COMING TO CANADA Si Johns, N. t-., '..Nov.- Northcliffe, who "has been spending a' month in Newfoundland inspecting the industrial prospects in col- left today for Canada, accom- panied by Lady Northcliffe. .He will visit, Montreal and Ottawa, delivering an address the Canadian Club in the latter city. Thence he will proceed- to New York and will sail from that city on November 18 for THE E [arm Secority Co. OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN THE Whitney Block lethbridse Jiberta We will buy irpproved .or unimproved fand cash and will sell to actual set- tlers who have the necessary outfit for farming long time with a small -cash a payment. j tory. The whole congress with the at possible exception of the railway de> __i egates were anxious to hear of and j. j from Canada. The country to the J, nortlTwas recognized as a very large j factor in the development of dry- T j farming as an industry. The exhibit j at the exposition was eagerly sought 1 and the delegates were kept busy tell- ing of the country which is attract- I ing so many Americans. The speak- JL j ers from Canada were given splendid TJ attention, and were a credit to their country. Throughout, the whole y I gress no man was so eagerly listened to as Thos. Woolford of Cardston as y i he told of clry-farmiTig operations in T! Southern Alberta and the discussion y j which resulted was easily the feature j of the congress in that line: He told FISHERIES COMMISSION TO SIT IN CHICAGO sates had reason to feel, proud of their men and although no effort was put forward to boost themselves, Ca- j nada was at the fore front before the j conclusion of the most successful drv farming congress yet held. Winnipeg. Nov. I. When the fish- eries' commission winds up its sit- tings in Manitoba, which, it will Ike- ly do this week, an adjournment will probably be rnaQe to Chicago to in- vestigate the price and. the ol the Lake Winnipeg fish on the mar- ket of that city. It has been charged of ten -that air the best fish of -Mani- toba are shipped across the line and "that what is .not marketable in. the States is kept for home consumption. It has also bean asserted that tfoe price of Lake Winnipeg 'fish is often- cheaper in Chicago than in Winni- peg. The subjects the commission will invest" gate on the ground. This suggestion was made by J. G-. Hugg, the new member of the fish commis- opening sitting at, the this morning, and 'the the commission sion at the court house other members of agreed, a -H- -H-l-H- SEA GULLS DROWNED Port, Townsend, Wash., Nov. Wind velocity was. so great that sea j gullfi were driven 'upon the waves T and drowned by. scores, was reported j j- by Captain Charles Saulz, of the Am-! ericaii cruiser Taurus yesterday, in a statement to the hydrographic office here cove-ring experience of October 27, when bound to Puget Sound from 87 1-2 feet cor. Bur- dette and Dufferin Streets on particularly attract- ive terms. This is property that will advance very rapidly in wutji2 Mexico. He estimates that the vol-'I value, and the price ._ _ j. Ttra ;ITP mifitinf is t ocity of the wind a: 15 miles an hour mm RIGHT champion of a movement to- get rid J T if you to add to your 'Mrv" in the name. He i v ._. of -the word in the name. He y El Paso, Texas, Nov. Two pris- oners in jail at Lordsburg, N." were burned ,to death last night in a fire that destroyed the building. claimed that it was objectionable as j J the country thus described was an arid or dry country and the use of the. name "hindered the railway JO. companies in their efforts to get set-; J tiers into the countiy. He very 1 .j. T I JL farm, write or come in and J. JL clearly showed that he considered the farm Security Co, congress as a colonization affair whose '-primary object was to boost! -H-H-J- IX H.v dissolved partnership with E. C. Ludtke, I have .ined possession of the unsold portion of the TOWNSITE OF BOW ISLAND nnd offer business and residential lots at prices ranging f'rcm to Write or call 011 me before purchasing elsewhere. A. WADDELL Bow Island Realty and Insurance. Agency i j. t T J, T t I are quoting is tor a limited time only. Insurance Loans Rentals Suburban Acreage Hatch 'Land Co. Successors to Hatch and Coons. Phone 159 Oliver Block -H- Don't Delay: Only a few more Lots left in subdivision of acre lots 4 5, west of McKillop st, close in, inside Job each, terms to suit lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Ltd, Successors to W. R. Dobbin Co. Ground Floor Office: cIRST DOOR SOUTH OF BALMORAL HOTEL PHCNE ;