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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta IMt, THUIHiAY. OOTOUR I, Ittt, FtVt Are Tw Safin? Now, when money is ooaiiDf in faster at auy are you laying by much as you should Open a Stftip AtCMttb with the Union Bank of Canada as often as you can, any sum from up, and watch your balance grow. There's satisfaction and security in it. Interest at the highest current rate is paid .4 .times a year. Money may be withdrawn at any time; without notice. 4. LAND POUCY OF A CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT (Winnipeg Free Mr. R. L. Borden, leader of the Op- sworn official, statement of the price wrr WALSI (Toronto' Saturday Night.) Prairie West u so new and raw that historic spots may be counted on the finiwrfi of one's hands: A few of these are the St. Boniface ca- thedral end chimes. Kiel's the gateway of old Fort. Garry, the monument of the battle at Seven Oaks on Main street, but just outside the limits of Winnipeg. In many cases little s-cmaius to mark these spots. 8nch-: is the case with old Fort The fort, ..with its stockade, is gone, and in its place are corrals and a ranch house, but the little cemetery on tlic hiil i there, with- its half 4oien mounds, one marking the resting place.of Gra- an old timer, whose name is perpetuated by a poetoffice and dip- ping-vat. When the R. N W, M. Police came into Western Canada in 73 they EQUAL RIGHTS WOMEN. Editor of the Herald: Will you kifldly give- me- space your paper a few thoughts for the inon to think about? When J came to this country some years ago I signed away my' right to home in the east Ao make a better one in the liew -country for the fam- ily we were muting; but imagine my position, has secured the services of several provincial premiers to''assist him in hia tour of the country. Among these distinguished gentlemen is Hon. Mr. ol Mani- toba. Incidentally it has been stated, and not denied, that Hon. Mr. Rob- lin may be invited to join Mr. Bor- den'g cabinet as Minister of the In- terior, should "that gentleman Vsuc- speculator, p ceed at the polls, and apply to the' value administration of the Dominion binds the same treatment which has, so it alleged, proved so advantageous to value SIMM. tHe Province -of Manitoba. Should Mr. Roblin become Minister of the Interior, it .is quite reasonable tp .assume that he .would .duplicate the policy followed in Manitoba. What has that policy been? For eight years' the Conservative Government have been in power in Manitoba, and during that- period the policy has been land for the Let us examine the records and see the evidnce of this. the pro- vince came into possession' of; .acres of carefully selected, high-class farm the Quill Lake district in the Province of Saskatchewan These, lands-were taken in settlement for a dobt owing to the M. and N.W Railway Co. to the Province of Man itoba. The policy' of the Libera Government, which obtained thii land, as announced by-Hon. Mr otr'-July 1899, -was to' sell at moderate prices to actual set- tiers-only, a circs were sold "theTmberal Govenunejat went out of _bffice in January 1900- The Conservative GovernmenV im- mediately-upon coming into" office, re- versed the Liberal -policy, and sold the land -in large blocks by .auction at. a low fixed price." The -result -was that large tracts fell into the hands of speculators, who held: them at high prices, which the settler has been called upon to pay. Up to the end of no less than 723 acres out of acres of this farming 14nd had disposed of to speculators for the-low average of per acre. A return brought" down _in islature shows that in year 1903 alone over were. sold to 23 persons in blocks ranging from acres to acres. jCon- clusive testimony is furnished of the improvident character of these trans- actions by official transcripts from the Prince Albert Land Titles office. Purchasers of the Quill .Lake bind wero obliged to register it in the Land Titles office in 'Prince" ,Albert, making a-declaration of the amount paid for the "land and a sworn estimate.of its value. There is thus obtainable a paid the Manitoba Government and be actual value of the land pur- 'An examination of nine sample parcels tells the story. 1. Two sections bought by Brandon speculators, price paid, SJ.fli; twoVn value, 2. Oni section bought by Brandon speculator, price paid sworn alue 3. Two factions bought by Winnipeg speculator, price paid, sworn M SIMM. Two sections bought, by Winnipeg speculator, price paid, sworn value, 5. Two and one half bought by Winnipeg speculator, price' paid S4.S24; sworn value, 8. One section bought by American speculator, sworn value, 1. Two and one quarter whew, after yoarfj of hard work, suffering, privations, sickness and distress of every kind known only to thosev who have spent years on thu prairie' the country was first opened upi to be told that I could lay claim to oven the littlu money. I, had of my own, which was gladly put into the now home to jielp WJien I asked the such laws they only it was to keep money and land going into the hands of the Indians, for so many white had'flMurried squaws. Now if the white men 4id not think any did so by the of Fort Benton, LCTHBRIOOe Greenwood, Commonwealth.) The next stop was made at Leth- jridge, 36 miles away, but we had to numerous bridges and make nany twists to get around Old "Man river. But the railroad is construct- ing a million dollar bridge at Leth- bridge, said to be the longest and highest bridge in the feet high and more than a mile solve the difficulty now experienced in reaching that thriving little city. Lethbridge is only a few miles dis- tant from the Montana line and a local railway, operated in connection with the great coal mines here, con- accts with Great Montana. Lethbridge is a good town with a great future. The citizens gave us a band concert, a reception at the club rooms, and a. dance in the evening. Market Place have to tcU to place it la thfc II yea WM( me this 25c oac iatertkHi i iuertiou for Si A Milch Cow; will pay good price. Apply Windsor Hotel. 2-18-2 WANTED. By widow, position as housekeeper. Apply Box T. 247-1 WANTED First Class Carpenters baufht-by Winnipeg speculator, price paid, value, 8. section bought by speculator, price paid, sworn value, ..8. Seven and one-quarter sections bought by'Winnipeg speculator, price paid sworn valuj These lands approximate acres and were the Manitoba Conservative Government, .to spec- ulators for and these specu- Jators, swore the lands were worth loss -to the. province of r or "abou't perv'acre. By and after trekking forty miles north of the international boundary stopped in a small plain on Battle Creek, on the south side of the Cy- pnVss Hills, distant about forty miles from what is now Maple Creek, which lies to the north. The first post was named after their, intrepid leader. Major Walsh, who feared nothing. So remarkable was his courage that a noted Indian chief said: "No use try kill that man." Strategists, ama- teur and otherwise, have found fault with the location, owin'g to the defiles and coulees, more or less timbered, dowia which Indians might creep un- detected until close to the' stockade. The red-coated policemen, howeverj refused to worry, and in spare hours raced horses "on the old race track now only tenanted by' the outlawed coyote, burrowing gopher, of the sirloin-building steer, and during business hours'dealt out justice with- out fear or favor. Peace vdid "not always reign in the locality, for bstweeo Crees and Black- 5vt "existed a feud, which had expunged by blood, and the cleansing process" resulted in a fearful massacre more of their don't deserve to than that they a white woman and if triemen do not think any more of their ;wivt-s than they did in thoir squaws thfy to have a wife to help make a hofne for them; neither are thr-y fit to. majtiB and hold laws for a country that they claim is civil- ized; Now, -I think the majority of mgn will women of the west are quite" rigH in standing up for their. as; we: have determined to do. So in the; future we are going to ask. every right-thinking man to come'tbftfee. front and vote for a law .that the women equal men, for do they not really; work very a good the men, to make call home, but it is reallyr; no i after all, only i stopping pUcerforlu." as long as the Lord of fit. But any time he wishes; to sell Lout he may, and leave for partsjjjuaknjbwii, leaving the wife and turned out on the road for herself when nearly, all the -combatants were a gruesome reminder in after years being the tufts of human hair to be found scattered about the locality. All distances were measured from the old fort, and we-have yet Ten- mile Post, a police detachment, Four arid Six Mile Coulee. The country is very pretty Creek and it is well worth the effort of'a forty mile drive over the cactus, alkali, dusty plain frpn? Maple Creek and up the Cypress-llil Is, over trails The Germans are said to bs mak- ing; a new kind of bread of wheat or rye, for which the grain goes through a process similar to malting. It is said to have a dalicate flavor, and by reason of the process more easily di- gested. The same is true of beer, is sometimes called liquid bread. The brewing of The Leth- bridge Brewing and Malting Com- pany's "Alberta's "Pride" converts the barley into a.delicious food drink that besides containing a high per- centage of nourishment, is an aid to digestion None others need apply. Wilson. at once. Smith Bros. 238-6 Situation WANTED. by first-class Chinese cook. Apply Quong Sang Restaurant, 1st west of Post Office. 24G-6 WANTED Wanted, about 1-2 Section of good land, on crop payment. Write full particulars Box L, Hrrald Office. SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG Coal mining rights of tae Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-West Territories and British Cciuiiroia, ma; be leased for a term of yearn at so annual rental of ac acre. Not wore than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must be made to the Agent or Bub-Agent ot the district in wbich the rights ap- plied for are situated. la surveyed territory the lair' must be described by sections, or gal subdivisions of sections, and unsurveyed territory the tract appli ml tor shall be staked out. ivucb application must be accoro panied by a fee of which will refunded if the rights applied for an uot available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the aiine at the rate of five cents per ton. ooxj.owt, .auuuf DWIC. juuclude the coal mining only, but the lesee maj be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working ot the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application ahould be incde co the Pecretary oi the Department cf the interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agt-nt or Bub-Agent ot Dominion Lands. W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior state full particulars. Box 247-6 SITUATION WANTED. Situation wanted by young mar- ried man as manager, bookkeeper, or clerk in gerieral store; have ability, and Al references. T. D. Fisher, Lethbridge. 247-61 ihi; publication advertisement will ol no WANTED. Bookkeeper wanted, with experience in double entry and taking off trial balance. Apply A. Macdonald and Co. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS WANTED. First-class at Ap- ply Smith Bros, and Wilson. 247-6 A UNION DEPOT. LS courses-may be noted the little armJteads of settlers, who have aken tip land under an irrigation act and as a consequence have become omewhat more independent of the weather, for upon this land the Hea- rens do not often open. There is" just now a faint whisper- ng in the wind, a hint of railway construction from a poinTon the Soo Hue, two hundred arid fifty miles to the east. It ;is, however, yet very faint, and at eventide all Is still, save for the tinkle of the bell of the ranch milk herd, or the occasional lowing of a cow prompted by maternal so- licitude for her calf, the proximity of that thief of the range, the coyote, haying been revealed by his-bark. In'a ranching country, -settlr-ment is spnrsc, and neighbors few, and when too... telegraphic or telephonic com- munication is to be had, and only a weekly mail, tho world may be said to be shut out. THE GLASS THAT CHEERS, as well as invigorates, is .always at hand when. you are supplied with Echnonton, Oct. l.-PresldenVc. M. :the Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Co. Ltd.'s bottled beverages. These drinks are manufactured and bottled the greatest care, are guaran- to be absolutely pure, and of rare and delicious flavor. Hays, of the Grand when here, said the Triink G.T.R. and C. N. R. would have a union depot this citv. CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR. Calgary, Oct. is an- nounces that he will be a candidate for mayor. ROOMS WANTED Two. furnished rooms or "part of a furnished for light housekeep- ing. Could use t'.vb, unfurnished rooms.- Apply Box B., Herald office. TO RENT. Furnished cottage to rent ,for the month of October. Apply Box A. 247-0 Store on LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY. Ltd The Boston Lunch The City's Popular Quick Lunch Counter Open Day and Kight. Only White Help. Lunches jrat up for Outing Parties 2nd West of Arlington Baroness Road TO RENT Ford Apply Al- vin Room 5> Whitney Block FOR SALE. Guitar-zither, in good condition. Ap- ply Box N. Herald Office. 247-0 FOR SALE. One Heating Stove and one full- sized Iron Bed for sale. Apply 2- storey Brown House, North Ward. 245-0 FOR SALE CHEAP. second-hand typewriter, in ;good working order, price also good set of double driving harness, good as new, price Apply E. T. McGregor, P.O. Block, Lethbridge, Alta. 245-6 SOME WHEAT The Wells Land .and Cattle Co., Ltd, shipped over bushels .of fall and spring wheat this past month from their Alberta farm 20 miles south of Lethbridge. .This was raw land two years We have more for sale in the vicinity at right prices, also improved land. For particulars see Land and Cattle Co., Ltd. agent, FORD TYLER Hotel es on Crabb St., each the above on easy E. PATTEtOrl 7-Olivw- Block T. Coal, Ice and PRAYING; Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite BaJraoral PHONE 03 CKmrtcrc4 CorporetioA ua. Capital Tlie Wberta bflwirj and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET The OWNER'S SALE undf-rsigned owner or north Any even numbered atclion of Do- minion lands in ilanitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and 2G, not reserved, may be homestead- ed by any v.'ho IB the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age', to the extent of one-quarter siiction of 160 more or less." Vpplicatico for entry must be made in person by f.he applicant at a Do- ounion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency lor the district in which the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions, by the father- moths r, son, brother or sister of an in- tending homestender. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties uuder one of the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the .laud ib each year for three years, (2) A homesteader may, if he BO desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farming land owned solely by him, uol less than eighty (BO) acies in extent, in the vicinity of hia homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the father ia deceased) of a homesteader has permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not lew than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or. up- on a homestead entertd for by him is the v.cinity, pucb homesteader ma? perform hia own residence unties by living with the father (or C4) The term "vicinity'' toe two lob tertt of the bilrsrt iM West fetmsttr U. half section five, township eight, range 19, situated about 13 miles southeast from Lethbridge, and about 2-miles south of canal, 7 miles south of Coaldale, 4 miles northeast of Wilson Siding1. This is all good land mostly level, ex- a few acres in southwest cor- ner. Price per acre, terms on application. Address R. Hand, 321 Mohawn Block, Spokane, Wash. 242-12 precccdiug paragrapha in Defined meaning not more than ume ID a direct line, exclusive ti the width of road allowances croeacd in Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal CtMerin Lit All Stocks HtWkel HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. Bcrrbttr ind Office ftdjohtinf Uaion Baak, Also a few Acre Lots East Westminster Road, each APPOINTED POSTMASTER. Kingston, Sept. Wright, ex-M.P., has been r.ppointrd postmas- ter of Renfrew. of TERMS EASY Interest 6 por cent, per annum One-third cash, one-third G months, balance 12 months. I Item ImptiN b (M Hi you want to get the want you want to get, you want to get your want in the want-get- Hen.M. The Herald wants your you to pet the want 3ou want to get (5) A homesteader intending to perform hia residence duties in ac- cordance with the above wWle livinf .vith parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agenl for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing muni be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to Apply for patent. W. W. COM, Deputy cf tbr Minister o! Interior. Unauthorized publication oi this advertisement will not be for. TKACHtR WANTED Teacher wanted (female) for New. lands School Dis'trict No. 1145. to commence on Sept. 1st next and to continue lo the end oi term. Apply tatinit experience, what 210.0 CAWDRON, Box 496, Lethbridge. CDe Snap 1 can te r A SECTION OF GOOD FARM LAND N. E. OF STIRLING ONLY PER ACRE See Weber Bros. Ott Block Uthbridge ;