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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TN4 LETHBRIDQE DAILY KEKALD. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1909. PAGE THRCI THE HERALD'S RERL ESTHTE MHRKET PHONE 451 FOUR years in the same office. FOUR years in the same business. FOUR years is about all the Real Estate experitnce one could in this FOR more years I will still be here in the Real Estate business, regardless of ail reports to the contrary. FOUR Fifty-One (451) is my New Telephone Number. PHONE 451 W. R. DOBBIN, ROOMS I AND 2; SOUTHARD BLOCK Will 1111 H'H I II M I I M- 4-K-I-I-M I I H-l-M I I i 6 ROOMED BRICK RESIDENCE and 40 foot lot on best resiuen- j' tial street. Easy terms. Adjoining lots are held at each. For further particulars see ALBERT E. IVES, .t. t n 'i-H-H-H-M M i old us that. often wrum for the other party (Calgary A company of Lethbridge capital- ists 'have made a proposition for a run franchise for a street railway, the with franchise to be for 20 years. The LethbridgQ; Herald discusses the pro- J HELGERSON LAND AND INVESTMENT CO. BRYAN BLOCK Owners of large tracts of choice wheat land 5000 acres, 4000 acres, 1000 acres or 100 acres, as you like it. GOOD TEEMS. 1 We Either Buy or Sell See Us Today i M 1.11 M-I-H ously voted in favor of a change in the rules of the Board of Trade, which will make future corners and manipulation of the market an im- possibility. It is now up to the members of the board to say whether or not they approve of the action of although been in -the city less than a year ago, he noticed a tre- mendous change in the city. This was equally tree all through the -West and the business in Canada was ex- ceptionally 'good at the present time. The freight traffic this year was the biggest iri the history of the C.p.R. It was accounted for by the increased production of grain and.the business activities in the west necessitating a bound merchandise move- ment.. He expected to see this large- ly increased next year, expected .to see next year a good In British Columbia next year he laro-e fruit crop and to see the peo- Pie in this province using it in prefer- ence to American fruit. It was pleasing indeed to see such progress as was apparent here. It was an indication of what the coun- try was able to produce. The devel- opment of Lethbridge was the result of the development of agricul- j ture here. He noted the large 1 substantial bull-dings of the city, -which, he remarked, arc fast replac- ing the pioneer shack. i The' brewers throughout the pro- vince had told him that the people position and while not favoring it or; i saying so, seems to indicate that the; The board of directors has unanim-1 people of that city are inclined to A SNAP: New house, 26x28, with leanto, oh double lot in North Ward, close to Mille, the house is fixed up in first-class shape, has storm rdoors and windows, good cellar, etc., will handle, bal- ance easy. the board of directors. The matter favor the application. The labor peo- ple have come out very strongly in oppos tion to the road. The arguments that are being used in favor of the corporation owned L. S. R.1PLEY Tel. 294 Office Block 'M-H-H-H-I' I-1 -I-H-I-H -I-M-I-1 'I-H-H- H-H-11 years ago in Calgary will be voted -on in ten days. The j needs a street railway, Lethbridge J but a street n i i i M111 M.II n-ri i A 2560 acre Farm; five miles from good town, for sale on Crop Payment Plan THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, T I Phone 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge 'P.O. Box 254 I I-X'-r probabilities are that the will be sustained vote, and the -death "knell of spectact- ular corners will be sounded. The action o! the board of direct- ors in 'boldly declaring war upon the manipulators oh the Ogden Armour is generally considered as be- ing one of the chief the most drastic ever taken in the his- tory of the Chicago Board of Trade. Members of the board say it marks a new era in the biggest and great- est market in the world. The in the rules %vhich the board of directors has suggested, and which) is now up to the members to approve or disapprove, in effect is this "If -a corner is run, and there is a 'defaulted contract, the president of the Board of 'Trade is to appoint a committee of three members of the board this committee to be approv- ed by the board of directors, and that this committee shall say what the true commercial value -of the commo- in question is on the day of ma- turity of the contract. The price es- tablished by this committee will be settlements are board .of'railway in- Lethbridge would not pay by a big I now and for some yeaifs to come, and the corporations are prepared to 4.-J; the one upon which are not raising enough barley for their -J..., i to be made. Another proposed change in I rules provides for th I members or firms found the of use and they had to go to the United States for their malt. This should not be so -in a country where the best found Qf barley in the world can be grown. an He stated that more wheat had, t rule been moved this year than had been i last year at the same time. shipments had commenced earlier and aLthowrh more had alreadv been mov- ed there was more to move yet than in the preceding year- I If the Armour interests, for in- stance, have a corner in wheat, and if on the day that the deal must be closed out there is a frantic rush of shorts to cover the prices go sky the shorts are pinched, and the AUSTRALIA SEEMS runner of the corner takes down his WEDDED TO PROTECTION huge nrofits. Under the new rule Victoria, B. C., Nov. j there will be defaults. Makura, of the Canadian-Australian; The committee will step in and line, which reached port this morn-'say "The price is fictitious it is a ing from Australia, Fiji Islands and manipulated, price. Here is what it Haiwaian Islands brought among'should be." her passengers Sir Albert The corner would be broken then. Chairman of the recent congress of and there. Tn fact, there would be so sacrifice a lot of money until such time as it does pay and take the con- sequences. The argument is word for word the same as that used in Cal- gary as late as a couple of years ago. However, though the pressure at times was very great Calgary resist- ed the temptation and is very glad that it did. We have a street rail- way service now-, of our own, and it) 4- is paying very well and the service is very much better than we would be getting from a "concern if privately owned. This matter of a corporation put- ting in a street railway before a city can afford it, may be regarded with suspicion. A private corporation at one time got a franchise from Ed- monton, 'before the city was worth while as a street railway proposition. It went so far as to put up a big deposit and then came in'and mapped out its route. It then put a subdivi- sion on the market, made a big pile out of it, forfeited the deposit and X went on its way rejoicing. That is one instance, and the city believed that it was well protected at that, and as a matter of fact it was very well protected, too. The Albcrtan claims no right to speak for Lethbri'dgc, or Lethbridge people, and has no intention of in- truding upon its affairs, but it is a matter of regret that in a province which has adopted the principle of ownership, a city of the importance HOUSES! HOUSE HOUSES! For Rent or Sale We have a large list o f Fully Modern Houses situate in the best residential parts of the City J. I. EAKIN CD. 307 CRABB STREET (Opp. Bank of Telephone BSb 1 II I f'M-i i I Lots 14 and 15, Block 93, for On terms t Money to loan The H. Macbeth Agency .t T1 I f 2 The Golden West Realty Co. The following properties are well worth the attention -of in- sgresiors and speculators alike. Rr WELL BUILT MODERN SEVEN ROOMED HOUSE and bath room, standing on lot and a naif on Cutbill Street, Terms to suit purchaser. 2 LOTS ON LONDON ROAD, 150 feet from comer of Westmin- ster Road, facing Will be worth each in the Spring. Terms. 4 LOTS on Westminster Road, corner ggsftion, LOT AND A HALF on'Crabb Street, close in a snap. cash. 5 BUSINESS LOTS ON ROUND of the few remaining chances to get inside property. Office Crabb Street I f T x t T t I i I Chambers of Commerce of the British no incentive for running further Empire, held at Sydney, and three corners of any kind. British and three Canadian delegates, j Sir Albert said congress passed a; I Rochon of resolution favonng preferential trade within the Empire. He was a free K trader, holding that the _ which produced large quantities of foodstuffs 'could not play with pro-; tection. Protection, however, had a very strong hold on Australia. j The Makura also brought -news that; a new steamer is to be secured for, the line to replace the Aorangi, which; will make but one more trip. From Suva the Makura brought news of the stranding of the steamer South Vustralian on Wales Island, from where she was subsequently refloated y the steamer Atua and 'brought to Suva beached, considerably dam-; ged. From Melbourne news irought of a fire on board the steam-j r Surray, from Sydney and London' n which two of the crew were suf-; oca-ted. The steamer was flooded and the fire extinguished. the this morning at Hull. died of Lethbridge should be the first to break away. And the Lethbridge people will find that when it comes down to the fine thing that a street railway will be built in Lethbridge just when it is needed and when it will pav -and not a minute before, whatever corpora- tions may say and real men may suggest. And that will not be verv long either, and by that time Lethbridge can manage the business itself. of capitalists wants a franchise and a number of the favor that scheme. it would appear that if a street railway would pay a pri- vate company in Lethbridge, it also would pay the city to own it. and later on it would.be a municipal rev- enue producer instead of going to fat- ten a number of individuals. The franchise of a growing city in the West is a valuable asset and should brin-g its grist to the municipal mill. 96 x 139 feet j On Westminster. Road I close to track t MONEY TO LOAN FIRE INSURANCE j The G. B. BOWMAN AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone -H--H-I-H-I-H .1 ..M..1..1..M..H-H-H-M I1M-I-M- (Calgary Lethbridge is on the swither on the street railway 'business. A local com- T T t The Secret of Success H-H-H- -H- t 6 Lots in Block L for each, good terms. j; i CJP.K. Land, close to R.R. and market, from to per T acre on long time and low interest good investment for X small or large investor. JL Improved and unimproved .property in all parts of the city j- T for sale reasonable, easy terms. 4- List your property with us for quick sale. GALVIN-HATFIELD (ft CO. P. O. Box 1892 Phone ,457 I Ott Block. T Lethbridge, Alta. WILL START GRADING AT-ONCE Edmonton. Nov. will made to lly on -the Alberta and Great Watenvayri railway this iall, as was by officials some time ago. The men and the money are avail- able and only the weather will be able to prevent a good deal of grad ing going on during the wintei months. A gang of forty onen witl 35 teams left for a point about six teen miles north of Edmonton yester day to be ready this morning to turn the first sod of the railway. X In Fruit Farming I Is to be Able to Raise Good Crops X and to be t Only a short distance from a good market t We can show you you'll get it, and are offering J Fruit Lands in i The Fraser River Valley Within a few miles of New Westminster POPE OBSERVES EPISCOPAL JUBILEE Rome. Nov. episcopal ju- bilee of Pope Pius X occurred to- day. Many messages of congratu- lations and well wishes readied the vatican. The pope desired to spend the day quietly and without any formal "celebration. He celebrated mass in the private chapel admitting only his own sisters from Nice with whom he afterwards breakfasted. Lat- er iii the day his holiness received the officials of the Vatican who pre- sented thein greetings. To these the pontiff showed the gold pectorial cross which was given him by Pope Leo in 1884 upon the occasion of his apointment as Bishop of Mantua. In honor of the jubilee many homes in the vicinity of the Vatican were dec- 'orated. The pilgrimage from France ended here today. THE Farm Security Co. OPEN FOU BUSINESS IN -THE Whitney Block Lethbridge Alberta We will buy improved or unimproved land for cash and will sell to actual set- tlers who have the necessary outfit for farming on long time with a small cash payment. If you wish to add to your farm, write or come in and see us. I Farm Security "I-H-I-I-H- WHILE HAVING SMOKE j JL___________________________ .L 1-t Lake-City, Nov. 16 -r Johnson, a Denver man, and X Every facility offered If interested you 11 investigate lifccft been i LOST HIS BRIDE WHILE HAVING SMOKE i JL Salt A. has missis bride, ------t i i i, reunited in Ogden. Mr. Johnson i 4. For further particulars apply the was in the smoking compartment, of j the. westbound sleeper in which he j had begun his wedding t-pur, when J the train stopped at Ogden. Fellow- passengers told Mrs. Johnson that i they had seen her husband leave the. train and precede her off the car. On j Salt Lake the husband look- j cd in 'vain for his bride, and finally called the police to help him in the j search. The story got into the news-j papers, where Mrs. Johnson -read it. A long distance telephone message j straightened matters out. Johnson j ha- quit smoking. j Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Phone 122 Co., Ltd. 1st Door South Balmoral Hotel, Round St. T T 8000 acres steam plow land in 4-13 and 5-12, immediately adjoin- ing a township shortly to be. opened for homestead entry. We arc owners. Our automobiles are at your IMPERIAL DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd. Phone 350 Room 11 Southard Block ........A. 7 M T i V' A 4 T f If you wish to have a chat with our practical fruit grower call, phone or write, and he will call 011 you