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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TMl LtlMUlDQt DAILY KIMW.U. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1909. PAGE THRU THE HERHLD'S REAL ESTRTE MHRKET PHONE 451 FOUR years in the office. FOUR years in the tame business. FOUR years is about all the Real Estate experience one could in W. R. DOBBIN, ROOMS I FOR more years I will still be here in the Real Estate business, regardless of all reports to the contrary. FOUR Fifty-One is my New Telephone Number. P. O. BOX 1355 i i I m n M 11111 T n PH-T T i.....M-H-H-I 11 M n M-I handles 2- lots, corner Dutterin and Ashmead streets, twelve months. handles 3 lots on corner .in bal. 6 and i- months. buys 2 lots in Block 123 on water and close to aewer. buys 2 lots on Bartlett St. water and sewer. easy terras. Rents months, 12 months. buys a good brick residence and lots. lot, handles 4 lots on water and sewel-, Courtland St., bal. each lot 3 and 8 months. A LOG MANSION NEAR PINCHER (From the Herald's Travelling Cor- ALBERT E. STAFFORD PHONE 297 BLOCK SNAP Six room Brick Cottage on Dufferin Street, cash, balance oh terms to suit purchaser R. V. GIBBONS OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 tt t t I t I I I T Six rooms, bathroom and pantry, furnace, and wired for electric light, near Rcdpath Street. Price wj eaiytermt. The Alberta Securities, Ltd. 141 ROUND AND REDPATH 4-H j 1 H I t-H-HH The Herald's travelling correspond- in 'question is located a. few miles west of Pincher Creek on a ranch of 3200 acres owned by Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. -.Becker, and Mrs. Belle Rich, formerly of Buffalo, N. Y. While the writer was at Pincher found in this country, a grizzly bear, brick, with concrete floors, etc. This moose, antelope, deer, wolf and cubs, caribou, mountain lynx, and is, without, doubt, the most complete plant of its kind" in .Alberta, contain- .H-H..H-M'-M 1-1 M-I i M-H-H i I'M-H-M-M'I i r t J ent 'while at Pincher Creek, visited i Elk. In speaking of the elk head the ing as it does a Lazier Gas Engine J.J. one' of the most unique ranch houses I writer was told that there were very Co. of Buffalo, N. Y., C h.p. gasoline, 7 of its kind to be found in Alberta, or! few that equalled it in size in all engine which drives a Westmghouse T for that matter in Canada. The house Canada. It has seventeen points and generator 31- k.w., with 50 light ca-j was beautifully mounted by and pur- pacity. A National storage battery j chased from Messrs. Mackay Dip-! of 60 cells, capacity 20 lights of j pis, taxidermists of Calgary, Alta. candle, power for 10 hours, and a Ke- j Suspended the centre of the sky- wanee water system, of Kewanee, j light.by an invisible wire is a splcn-.Ill., with a tank of 535 gals, capac- did specimen of a native eagle, whose driven by a Hill electric -i h.p. which works automatically the i from either the engine, when it is T HELGERSON LAND AND INVESTMENT CO. BRYAN SLOCK Owners of large tracts of choice wheat land 5000 acres, 4000 acres, 1000 acres or 100 acres, as you like it. GOOD TERMS. We Either Buy or Sell See lis -H-H-H-'H-l-H- Creek his attention was called to the outspread wings measure some or seven feet. In addition 'to above house, and he was told that it would be well worth his while to drive out and see it, which he did. accompanied by a friend. In my travels through Southern Al- berta this summer I have seen many different kinds of farm and ranch houses: the little 8 x 10 box of the the tents of 'the new home- steader, the caboose of the steam plowman, the sod shacks of various .sizes and shapes, black and white- game heads hung .from the walls may running, or from the storage, battery. be seen .agveral pictures of western For instance, when the pressure in _ life, by such noted artists as Freder- i the boiler gets down to twenty-eight J. C. M. Russell. N. [pounds an automatic device will C. Wyeth and others of equal note, also specimens of Indian basketry and pottery. There are five doorways to Sell or Rent. If you have a house to sell at a reasonable figure, or one to rent, call up phone 294, and let me have the particulars I have clients throw on a switch and the I electric i T pump will immediately start to pump water until the guage shows a pres- j leading from the balcony one in each j sure of 52 pounds, when the same dc- corner which lead to the two suites j vice will throw the switch off, there- of rooms, one suite being occupied by j by stopping the pump, the result is a Mr. and Mrs. Becker and their son constant pressure of water the same L. S. RIPLEY Tel. 294 Office Block 1 i J, -I-H-i'I't I I'M I II tl I-H-H-H- i vantage in nearly way, so -H-J-i Phone 291 i: I The Btst Buy m ReaUifittal Lots in the City en Goutts Street. Terms. 1 Illinois-Alberta Realty Co, M-H-H-I I' I I .1-1-in n n: in mini M i- House to in the beat residential part of the city. MONEY TO LOAN t chased, there. He expressed himself] las highly pleased with the results of i his 1909 "crop, and called particular [attention to the oats which thev ui-- ished sowing on June llth, (this because of the very late and back- ward and which avera" er fifty bushels to the acre Iro-n a. j field of some 200 acres. He he j has. heard of oats going 95 busies to I the acre right in Ms 'neighborhood j this year, but they were sown on fall j J plowing, consequently 'had a consuler- ItfWe start of his. He-does "Omsk I that fifty bushels to the acre is very much under ordinary conditions, bat he considers that his field did ren-ark- ;ably well under the circumstances.'Of jthe acres about l.oUrt acres have been broken and under cultiva- tion. While this year's crop compris- ed but 6-10 acres, Mr. Becker hopes to harvest from to acres each year in the future. He has al- ready put in some 750 acres to fall wlieat for next year's harvest, and expects to put in considerable spring crain next spring. He also says they X On Westminster Boad close to track THE LOG MANSION. AT PINCHER CREEK, UNDER CONSTRUCTION. expect to stock their range- of some Freeman, Maeleod and Graham-J LETHBRIDGE P C Box 579 Phone 173' washed in many colors, and frame residence of all sizes and numerous styles of architecture. Only one log .house was.seen on the plains of Southern Alberta, though at Cards- ton and Pincher Creek there are some, relics built by the. old timers in the pioneer, days. But this house, though 1 11 I II I I H-H4JH-H-H-I-1 I II II M.I t A 2560 acre Farm, five miles from good town, for on Crop Payment Plan H' THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, PhbBe 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge 1 1 M n n IIII'IIM- P. 0. 254 t Lots 34 35, Blk 33. for f 1800 Lots Blk 93: for r acre lot 5, Blk T, for All on terms. A MONEY TO LOAN The H. Macbeth Agency 44.-H-H-M'i Mil Philip, the other by Mrs. Rich and her son Jerome. The suites are built in duplicate and'comprise two bed- rooms a bath room, equipped with porcelain lavatories, bath, etc., of the latest' design, also a tile floor. acres with thoroughbred horses as enjoyed by the people ol any city, 'and cattle later on. After the storage battery is stored; back comes on suddenly and up to its capacity, it is only painful. It is caused by sary to run the engine twice a week-1 of the muscles. Quick three or four hours at a time is afforded by applying keep enough power to operate the j berlain's Liniment. Sold by an arug- i i MONEY TO LOAN FIRE INSURANCE j AGENCY Acadia Building. cedar logs, peeled and oiled, is in all other respects modern. The location of the''house is ideal, being located near historical old- Crows Nest Pass trail, facing and about 500. feet back from the South Fork of the Old Man river, in a val- ley surrounded by magnificent hills and beautiful trees. The main house is forty-eight feet square and two stories The servant's quarters and kitchen are in a separate build- ing 24 x story high, connect- ed to the main house by a passage- way which has been fitted up asf a pantry. In the small house is the kitchen, two bedrooms and a modern .up-to-date bathroom. It would be X most difficult to give a perfect de- scrintion of the interior of the. main house, it muse be seen to be appre- ciated! I will try to 'describe it to the best of my ability. Upon enter- ing you are first conducted into a vestibule, size about 8 x 16, same be- ing separated from the house by a logs and glass. descended down grandmother, it from Mrs. Rich's is doubtful if its equal can be found in all Canada. The first floor is "one huge opening with a room partitioned off from each corner about 16 x 16 ft. built of solid logs, tamped and chinked the Qf the thi, leaves one huge room in the centre of the house in the shape of a cross, broken only by the stairway in the In''each suite are also a sewing room, j pump and from each bedroom a large clothes press. The furnishings are rosewood and mahogany. The rose- wood is deserving of special mention; it is very old, beautifully carved and finished, it is the property of and and supply the house The Lazier Gas Engine Co. of j Buffalo, was commissioned to furnish 1 the power house complete, and Mr. Becker expressed himself as being i highly pleased wrUi the installation j in every particular. The switchboard is most complete in 'every detail, con- j taining as it '-does all the instruments and switches necessary to operate the j entire electric system. The electric wiring and installing of the and water system were -done by Enterprise Electric Co., of Calgary. All the wires are concealed, the steel conduit system being used through- out, with wall switches in each room. The hot water heating plant was in- FOR SALE! centre and the log columns and sup- 1 stalled by Wm. Beers, of Calgary, thej J ports. The four corner rooms com- j'plumbing by Ormond and Alexander, library, furnished in flemish I of Pincher 'Creek, Messrs. Scott Bros. WEST REALTY GO. AN EXTRAORDINARY SNAP AVENUE FOR {pioneer'days, t 11 LOTS ON IDDINGTON THIS IS THE BEST BUY ON THE MARKET TODAY. J Fully Modern 7-Roonied House, standing on 2 Lots, beauti- ful situation, corner position, prise a [oak, furnished in Pincher Creek, were the contract- j boys' study in flemish oak, and din- o'rs, and Mr. F. J. Lawson, of Cal- ing-room antique oak. The four ends of the cross of main room are used, vestibule and entrance at the right, music room, at the left, parlor, and back as a den. In the den is a huge fire place built of hrick and stones, and around the walls are'hung specimens of work done by the vari- wall of magnificent The Unique Interior The front door, as well as the ves- ous tribes of Iirtfcns, also tibulc door, are in keeping with the! collected in travel, construction of the rest of the house, and are equipped with wrought iron hinges and latches, like the cabins o! curios was available. Opposite the vestibule entrance is the magnificent' stairway with its rustic railing and oak treads, which lands you on a balcony about five feet wide and which i rounds an opening about 15 feet j square, Fine Basement In the basement or cellar is the laundry, equipped with slate tubs, hot and cold water and all else that goes to makf up a modern laundry. In the main cellar are located store rooms also the hot water heating plant, which comprise twin boilers with a heating capacity of. feet each, these boilers can be used singly HANDSOME RESIDENCE (Fully Modern) S rooms including bath- room. Bnilt on 1 1-2 lots. On GUINESS STREET, RIVERVIBW. Facing the river and the finest bit of scenery around the city. "H-H-M Mill ll'H-I-1 'I Phone 261. Office Crabb Street extending from the first floor or jointly according to the severity i to a skylight ia the peai of the cot- j OI- the weather they are manuiactur- tage roof which is about twenty-five j by the Buffalo Radiator Co. and i feet from the main floor. The walls of j by The Plumbers and Steam- OVer Canada at different times for the i this opening are constructed of logs j fetors of the same piacc. J past three yoars ;n scarch of a ranch. f )_ t CK Vi 1 f n Ti nr fi Y5 FVM____ viilrrkOfle gary, the architect. Horses Well Caivd For We must not forget the which is built of the same and in like manner as the house. It is 36 x 4X ft., and contains room, harness room, two box stalls and five day stalls, all of which are occupied by the riding or horses of the family. Of particular mention are the two Kentucky thor- oughbred saddle horses which Mr. Becker and Mrs. Rich brought wfth them from the. States'. They are thoroughly broken to all the gaits, and beautiful ribbon winners, both of them. The stable is lighted by elec- tricity, and has running water. J.ike the house, there -is nothing lacking in j .J. the stable for comfort and-conveni- will handle, purchaser. Balance to suit j. I. EftKIN GB. ,307 CKABB STEEET (Opp- Bank of Montreal) Telephone-383 THE Farm Security OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN THE Whitacy Block t Lethbridge llberta We will buy improved unimproved fand for and will sell to actual set-5 tiers who have the outfit for farming on long with a small payment. time If you wish to add to your farm, write or come in and see us. Farm Security Co. I M I M 1 I H-H- 'I -I I I In conversation with Mr. Becker he said he and his party travelled all T i 6 Lots in Block L for each, good terms. C P R Land, close to R.R. and market, from to S12 per acre on long time and low interest good for small or large investor. _ Improved and unimproved property in all parts of the city, _ for sa'e reaponable. easy terms. List your properly with us for quick sale. GALVIN-HATFIELD CO. up to about ten feet of the skylight Uiiere the walls start to draw in to-' the skylight. This portion is] built in panels of cedar logs and ce- dar lumber. I might add riebt here that this is all the lumber that isJ used in the construction of the house j other than the floors, which arc oak.} and doors, and ceilings, which i arc cedar. Every par tit on or i i wall in the entire main house cedar logs, first tamped with oakum then chinked with wood plaster, which makes it exceedingly warm in and cool in summer. Game Heads and Pictures Around this opening will be seen hanging from the walls, the heads of A Modern Power House Let us now leave the house and out to the power house, located about 100 feet from the house, built of They went wherever railroads ran and in many cases by stage or wag- on, but they finally decided that the Pincher district afforded the best ad- SOOO acres steam plow land in 4-13 and 5-12, immediately adjoin- ing a township shortly to be opened for homestead entry. We are owners. Our automobiles are at your service. IMPERIAL DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd. Phone 350 Room 11 Southard Block -I-I-I I'H-H-H-vI I M-I-H-H TV nipur ID nlEnl iSJHiinu iuun n i is built, of solid I peeled and oiled, MR. BUSINESS Do you wish to dispose of your business: Or do yon require more help to ca.rry.it on? In either case we can help von. By our big branch system we can you a cood purchaser or supply you with high grade competn-t help. Prompt car'eful selection. Property your farm lands v. iih xis. Call and see us and wft will show you why. i The Canadian Real Estate Co. l Bryan Phone 211 ilQCK 1. dissolved partnership with E. C. Ludtke, I lined possession of the unsold portion of the TOWMS1TE OF BOW ISLAKD and offer. business. and residential lots at prices ranging from Write or call on me before purchasing elsewhere. A. WADDELL Bow Island Realty and Insurance Agency AcreagTon proposed Street Car Route; Business Sites on Westminster Road; Houses for Sale and Rent. Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Ltd. Successors to W. R. Dobbin ft Co. Ground Flour Office: DOOR SOUTH OF BALMORAL PHCNE 132, ;