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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta v. OchtlH'i- a, THK LETHBlttDGE DAILY HERALD Many Shrewd Outside Investors Are Buying Lethbridge Property i! MIT FORD CO. INVESTMENTS Some of the particular features of DOMINION SQUARE are-- l-liit'lil v-lool Boulevard, Li.u'lit with (Vi ill cnl ranees, liuililiiiii' reyl rit-tioii. No Mind streets. 'Adams I'ark and (.ial- school. I'diiilo street ear coiineetions. Fruit Lands Mixed Farming Lands FOR SALE Coldstreani British Columbia in beautiful Okanagan Valley, 5 acre tracts and upwards ni improved, all cleared lands irrigation and do- mestic water on ea.cli ranch, some planted with one, two, I hree and Ton r year old trees. The land is .miles from Venion. and C. .1.'. X. R. now line goes through property. Uood markets. A perfect climate und easy terms. For further information sec special agents. GILLIS McDONALD, Lethbridge Hotel Gillis McDonald, P. O. Box 541 Lethbridge, Alberta Please scud mo free booklet of the Cohlstreum Estate's fruit and tannins lauds at Vernoii. C. C. Cheapest and Best Buy in the City Five Loin facing: north, 011 Seventh Avenue South, on sewer and water; near Fifteenth Street short time Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Block I Have a Customer For (en llinusjiiul to twenty thousand acres, steam plow land en Woe. -VI be iirst-elass stuff. Where ran .1 gel: it O. T. LATHROP Firm Lands Stafford Block Fsrms Loans The solid brick, fully modern six room eot- Xo. 12th St. iS., is for sale and no offer will has feet frontage and fares east. For particulars etc., write to the owner. 0. D. Austin mix 27 Laconihe Alta. iis Over M! t'not by reel. of HUh Si reel and Till Avtmie North, facing cast. Price cash, balance per month. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE S36 Luis I ;IIH! '2. corner. x feet. Ave. iiinl L'ni! Si. Soiilh ni One-Hull' iinlaiice G I-' nioiiilis. Kxi-ltisivi1 hv R. V. GIBBON CO. Balmoral Block 5th Street South Worth Considering 4 roomed'. Sjj plaslered. in irooil sliiipf. lwi> 1'nll lols. Trice terms -I! cash. 4-8 mos. LOTS Price each, terms cash on each anil -Slo per iniiiil ii. T. H. Stagg Co. J Johnson Block Phone 1327 Lethbridge ANOTHER MINiNG STRIKE Ocr. empl ionipany of Kly strurl; Thf an hirrcast1 wayos mid othor concessions FORMER CITY RESIDENTS COMING TO THE CONGRESS Located on Farms in the Northern Part of the ttdmonton, Out, former city refildcntu from variuiit; jmiia of tlio United Stiit-as a ml Ki'.tneni i now Unrated on homesteads in contra! and noillieni Alberta, who ['rauldy admit they liavo little or no Know- ledge of iiciontillc funning, are arrang- ing to altond Hie s-esstoiis ol" the Inter- national Dry-Fanning Congress at Luthbridge, and will take with tlioni numerous aainpU-s of this year's crops to loarn Ironi cx'jicrlH to i mo-rove the quality and iwreabX' lliu uirre yields. While, neither Irrigation nor wo- eallcd dry-larni methods is necessary lo grow cereals, grasses and ropls in what is known as the Kdniontoii dis- trict, those vv-Jio formerly prac- tised various .professions, from modi- cino to organized baseball, desire to I-now how to use and uunserve the natural resources of the noli and what lo do to gain the best results. They j also seek expert knowledge regarding sued selection and other scientific faeis relating' more to profitable di- versified agriculture. The provincial government main- In ins several experimental fa rum in Ihis parl, of .Alberta, and the Dominion government has selected two farms in Ihis province for illustration purposes, hut these tyros are of the opinion they will be in belter position to absorb the teachings imparted by government experts alter gaining the fundamental knowledge from actual contact with I men who have proved ibeir theories In actual practice in various parts of the United States) Canada and old world. Samuel 3. Crawford, formerly. a slorefceopor in ca'sferii Washington, 'who is fanning 152 'acres six miles south of the city limits of Edmonton, fciiitl In Uiu course of a coiivorsation a convspondent of the Herald yesUirdiiy: liiivn linrvcsted larse ci'Opp of Ki'tifn in our ilislrlct, bin not what we could havd imtdo with holler uicthoils. We arc io tiic Dry-Km-ining Con- SI-OSH to I tarn what ilm bvst. inintls IKIYO uoi'licd out. and firo- 1H by ihoir nccc-ysavily large exper- ience. desire lo know inure about mixed farming. "I atfojitlud the ConyressJ at Spokane two years ago, before 1 Imd any idea of coming lo Alberta. was niticli infcrosted in the work, though at that I iiine I did not. HCO how it would evcrj benelii for the reason I was en- gaged In mercantile lines. After Urn Congress 1. had several talks with John T. secretary uf tho OTgan- fxalion, und Airs. Munis, who both advised me to study th-n modern meth- ods. Mr. Durns told me that every man, whether a storekeeper or bain, ur, should know something definitely about 'which, he said, is the real backbone of all progress anil prosperity. j "When I came to central Alberta 1 recalled these things and wrote to Air. JJm-ns, then at Colorado Springs, Colo., lor some literature, and he for- jvarded a soodly quanLity. also a let- fer containing .some practical advice. Since then 1 have reud word dealing with dry-farming 1 could got hold of, and now 1 fee! I am ready to receive the full benefit of advice Irom experts by word of mouth. I am pre- pared to ask a lot of questions're- garding things of which I am not cer- tain, and I am confident Iliat I will get more Hum my money's worth dur- ing the stay of a week at Lcthbridge, where I expect also to meet many friends." Mr. Crawford has written (o more than 100 former residents of the Spo- kane country, now farming home- steads in central and northern Alber- ta, urging them to join the delegation and Ji-e expects that fully fifty wil! meet here to make the trip to Farm Opportunity Oiiu-iliiir Sec I 10 miles' north east of 'I'rico for a short only, acre. Terms: per acre cash. yours, crop pnyinenls'ill, (i per cent interest or olhor lernis arranged. Alberta Loan and Investment Co. Money lo Loan Fire, Life Accident Iiis. Ollice St. IS. Phone 1214 INCREASE IN ENROLLMENT AT THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS The- usual monthly ineeimg ol' the School Hoard was lie-Id last evening. The enrollment report, for the month of September last was presented and showed a. total of pupils with a daily average attendance of The total enrollment for the term was 13So with a. daily average for the same period of 1173 pupils. These figures yro greatly In excess of the corres- jionding periods for ami show the educational, development hi the schools to be in a highly satisfactory condition. Lecture on Radium _V communication was received from Supt. Reid asking for the use of the Central school auditorium for tho use of a lecture by Professor Patty on Radium. Liquid Air and Wireless Te- legraphy on XQV. 7 under the auspic- es of the West minster Guild. The Hoard totild not see its way 10 grant the request. Routine Business The resignations of Miss Gibson and Mr. Halpeimy were read and accepted. A ininUior of accounts'presented were referral to the finance committee. Jt was d-acided to call the attention the City Council to getting the water supply into the Galbraith school in time for the opening of that institu- tion before .January 1st. Program for Duke's Visit With regard to the program arrang- ed for the visit of II. R, U. the Duke of Connaught next week, the Board have 'made plans for the erecuon of a platform on the High, school grounds where the school children would be massed. The royal party will be shown over the manual training school, which His Royal Highness will dedicate, -and which will be decorated appropriately. The iltuminateil ad- dress which will lie presented lo His Royal Highness by the Board of Edu- cation is being engrossed. The ar- rangements for the reception of His Royal Highness were left In the hands of the chairman. Dr. Galbraith. SERIES OF WIDE OPEN CON1NTIONS HON. C. W. CROSS ASKS SIR WIL- FRID TO ATTEND SERIES OF I POPULAR GATHERINGS Toronto. PCrtiii authorities and the riduiinistnition of President Yuan is not now seriously disputed anywhere. "The vory of China today is proof of stability." Spoaking of ihc reforms already ac- complished, he said: "Tolosramg have been cheapened, nnd brought within reach of the masses at uniform rates thrtmsliout the country. Thfi cost of the Chinese newspapers has been greatly reduced, a more important t'ling than you may think. News rtispiuclics now go daily Id tlio remotest corners of the land, nn oxtniordimvry thing for China. The walls of many cities arc being pulled down. Those of Shanghai liuve gone r.lrcady and those of Canton :ire go- ing. is a change signilicant of much. There has been a remarkable simplification of the methods of gov- ernment. For instance, foreign af- lairs are in clinrge of a minister nnd n vice-minister Instead of a eumlior- otis board. ;iiv using iln- Ohrlsl- ian calciKlar and Sundays nro oliporv ed aa days of rent i" tlw public otlicus, 'n thing unknown In': China" before. There has "been a simplification oE honorary titles and excellencies are abolished. The position of, women" Is being improved and the question -bC concubines and domestic slaves is re- ceiving drastic attention." REDUCED CABLES NOVEMBER 1ST CANADA FALLING IN LINE WITH POLICY OF THE INTERNA- TIONAL CONFERENCE Ottawa, Oct. havd been proceeding between the naval service department and the 'telegraph, companies with tbc result that rates for wireless messages which were .de- cided iipou last July at the Inter- national Wireless Congress held In, London will go into effect on Novem- ber 1st next instead July 1st, was decided at the congress thattiiey would only be available from the dflita of signing ot agreement hut this hV? been waived and negotiations with the telegraph companies have been satisfactory that it will.begin Nov.-1. The new adoptions will be the sliding: scale from Belle Isle to Montreal, and the forty cent rate for a wireless be- tween land and ship will he reduced to twenty-three cents a word. There also be a general use of the cable count on ten word messages. Look These Over buys two corner lots, Tth Ave. S.. facing youth; buys one lot, Sth Avenue, near 13th St. S., price buys two lots near lllth St. South, on car line. (Two years' terms on the above.) buys feet, otio block from New Post Office on Tth St. S., price HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Blclg-. 7Ui St. ;