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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta JTHE LETHBRIDQE DAILy HERALD, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1909 KAQE-THREk THE HERHLD'S REHL BSTHTE MKRKET Houses to Rent Houses to Sell City Lots at Reasonable Fig-ures TO LOAN ON INSIDE CITY PROPERTY, 7 PER GENT SOUTHARD BLOCK PREPARED TO PUT UP THE MONEY To Finance a Street Railway In This City Pushes (Continued from Page One.) 4 Lots Block W, facing Westminster Road T T T SKE1TH TILLEY Phone 197 Corner Round aM Duffer in Streets Washington, D. C., Oct. LeeJ McClung, who played half back on the" invincible Yale fqotball team of 1891, has been selected "by President Mr. G. St. Aubin, of London, Eng., to succeed Mr. Charles H. Treat 'as! T a director of the. Southern Alberta j Treasurer of trie United States. Mr. I Land Company and a shareholder McClung, is now 'treasurer several large business enterprises in; Yale University, will take up his! mine. A lit.tle mine at the river fur- screened and loaded from the tipple nishes coal for the power house into the C. P. R. railway cars on pumping station at the river bank. the new spur track now being con-; The Great Western Coal Co. .structed. !T One mile north of Taber station, Their coal seam is about forty and just north of the limits of the inches thick, and coal-punching- ma- j X Taber townsite, is the mine of the chinery will be installed to be oper-! Y Great Western Coal Co., miners and by compressed air. In about 3! shippers oi domestic and steam coal. this company expect .j.-j They own _. 6-10 acres of coal lands have 100 men on the pay roll. .T which they secured from the Hudson "Kock Springs Sootless :COG! Co. j Bay Co. It a good, hard coal The spur track is already j found in a four-foot seam 100 feet be- structed to the tipple of the the ground. The seam lays level Spring's Sootless Coal Co.'s Five Acres X f Close to City Limits aClC Terms 2 Residence Lots on and sewer. con- Rock I mine, j Con-1 St., erms. close -to water and there is no foreign matter in it. which lies between the Alberta so it is all good, hard, clean coaL 'solidaled and the gravel pit. Here the reporter visited the min- ers at work in the, mine' and saw the The coal is mined with the soll punching machine, worked by compressed air. Four horses are used stated that h; visiting the country Census Taken In Too England, came to the city yesterday work here on November 1, Treat morning from Bow Island by motor., having agreed to remain in office un- Mr. St. Aubin in an interview with i til that date. The Herald was simply rather as a tourist than on a business trip. He has motored from Medicine Hat district "lying between 3r line of the C.P.R. and the Is esc line to-Bow Island and thence to Lethbridge. He had intend ed continuing his trip by auto to Cal- I "Calgary, Oct. 7.-Approximately I t gary but by the rain, i names will be shown in the! 2 He is very much struck with the ap church census of Calgary, which was T pearance of the city and the develop- i taken a week ago under the auspices ment of the country he has visited, jof Alberta Sunday School assq-' It .is an eye-opener to me the way in'ciatiou. The count so far as it has which'this country is being made, alrea'dy shows UP- i names, and to this will have to be He remarked that the development added about 200 from small' churches work of the Southern Alberta Land miscellaneous denominations, and Company was progressing steadily about 100 more from the Sunayside and very satisfactorily. The people' district, the returns from which are England in ceres ted in the enter- not yet ia the hands of the commit- prise have great faith in Southern Al- tee m charge. Following is the rela-, berta and its future. The same op- tive membership of the local church- i timistic view he remarked was held es> according to the census so far as! by the Canadian Agency Limited of' count has gone London of which he is also a director Presbyterian, Methodist 3 and which has many large interests' 3S3 Church of England 2 430 Bap- m various parts of the country. The tist, .Roman Catholic 1 210 people chiefly interested in this firm Evangelical Lutheran, 2-10 Salvation it may be noted are the firm of Army, ;55 Hebrew, 154-, 'Disciples, Messrs. Chaplin, Grenfell and Co., a 75 Congregational, 62 Christian firm well known rin Canada in the Scientist, 60 Church of Christ, 32 church preference, 330. J ALBERT E. IVES, JL !in the mine to haul the coal cars punching machinery STAFFORD PHONE 297 8 LOCK T at work. The! is run by com- MONEY TO LOAN j FIRE INSURANCE -H-H- A Few 46ft. Lots in the Wailwork Addition at bargain price on easy terms. thence into wagons, which haul it to the railway station, where it [shoveled into cars. R. V. GIBBONS OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 T I T T T I wall on top of the coal seam. One 1S man works the machine while a help- T.U- ,cr scrapes the loosened dirt awav This mine supplies much of the coal whh a Iong-handlcd shovel.' Here m iaber, and the threshing outfits" Und i-roundin there is a in the sur- T T AGENCY- Acadla Building. Phone 200. Mrl-H-M-1 -I-H- I IIII -M-H i A good Half Section one mile from shipping point and near Lethbridge. All under cultivation. Also Half Section one mile, from shipping point near Lethbridge. Unimproved. Low prices and-good terms The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH on top of the coal between- it and' the layer. of i f lhe sandstone- This layer of claris. tak-f steam traction en- for it produces no clinkers and little ash. So steam plowmen for many miles around, send here was bciug used to dlg T from underneath the seam of coaL i t pas d b 1 Hist This company, already have seven! I Estate and In- une from the depot to the mine aions X ihe same coulee runs across their T roof. It is so solid woodin props or pillars are used. In-. another place au. Ingersoll puncher I T the streets of the town. When the spur track is completed the company will be sinking a new slope, and coal cars will be hauled out of the mine up a slope on to a new tipple and dump-' Good Times are he-re to stay. Prices are steadily advancing. Why uot sliare in the actual profits yourself You will never have a Letter op- portuuity, Invest in good city property or farm lands I I J. jed into-the C.P.R. cars at the mouth !-of the mine. I The present output is about 100 tons a day, but this will be doubled j and trebled in the near future. Forty men above and below ground are now j. on the pay-roll. Thc number of men Y employed will increase in proportion and they-have two entries, 4- bank. On on entered feet, and ia thcj-i. A hundred men are to be employed and .the output of 'the '3! mine will be about 300 tons per day. f Their new tipple is ready waiting for j the installation of a set of railway j They have, -already installed-' Hanson-and Hayes patent au-! T tomatic dump vr the Lethbridge spur line is com- membership of the Baptist church is X invest in these lands. Mr. St. Aubyn informed us that he had assured Mayor Henderson in a conversation that morning that his company were willing to take up the project of a street railway in Leth- bridge whenever the city wished it. The he remarked would be prepared cither to construct and operate a street railway syatem pro- vided a satisfactory franchise -R-as granted and that terms of exprop- riation (if the city so desired it at any time) should be settled before nand or alternatively they would be prepared to loan the city the money for the scheme (and we had had larfie experience in municipal financing) at a very cheap rate. This will be left m the. hands of Mr. J. D. McGre-or here is at any time the city are pre- .pared to take up the matter. When asked if the lands of the com- pany arc to be placed on the market St. Aubyn stated that thev could; sot be for sale until the irrtea- It Freeman, Macleod and Graham Phone .173 LETfiBSiDGE P. C. Box jVi As soon as the J. Jpleted to the j- I mine a brick yard will be installed a J. little to the west of the mine by an- f other company. The spur track "will 4. j accommodate both coal mine and X brick -Tard- The increased, pay-roll, of j. i the coal mine, and the new pay-roll the i At Barracks! from T rolls car over sideways like an old- adlc, and when empty the car returns to its place to be kicked out of the way by the Sext Icflaed car. If the cars come fast enough one man can hold the lever and dump 800 cars in a day. j This company also own one-half of the brick yard will be quite an ad- milc of river front'age- When project- J.LEIlKIN4CD.f vestment Brokers x MUKEY TO LEND I at lowest current rates 3? FIRE, LIFE and ACCI- DENT, INSURANCE District Railway -Passengers As-h snrance Co. of London. England. Accident, Disease, Em- ployers Liability and Fi- _ delity Gniarantee ___ x tion-, completed. pany have noreason .for The com- to .sell at, present as the whole financial scheme, for the development has been completed. The object of the'com- colonization and develop- rather than to dispose as a speculation. Thev possession of a charter .for.a raUroad to be, constructed from Calgary to Bow Island opening up a of their lands between th. r of the are. now in -Superintendent Wilson had a rather busy.session at the barracks yester- day afternoon. Percy White Buffalo, an Indian, charged with defacing .of brands, was committed for trial. J. Tomalisk was sentenced to a month's imprisonment and fine for using insulting language to a woman! Mike Morris was fined and costs for assault. A man named Brooks arrested at Coutts this morning on a charge of. abduction. Word was sent to the police along the line last nightf to be on ..the .lookout, for and'he was located Just in prevent his crossing-the line. Fine Residence Property on Gdiitts St. 2 Lots, facing East, Terms. i dition to Taber also of Beagle MaxweD Land Co., Oliver Block -----PHONE 290 (manager, R. Duggan j This company find a ready market and 4 Cottages in North Ward, all- rented, taiidles 4 Cottages in- North Ward, all feiiied, S1.CCO.CO Landles 1 Cottage, London Road, rented, dowu, balance to suit. THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, Phone 396; Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. 254 LAND GRANTS TO CANADA'S VETERANS in and settlement wijl be combined much-the-same way-as the A. R I have done in the south countrv intend to- stay in this country and develop all its, resources they may be. We are boring for "i various localities and have obtain! ed it wherever we have bored. What lodu the oould Pitl possible7 OF DUFF MILLER London, Oct. 7 -The funeral Ciller, agent general in London who met tragic -at -Margate, Eng on Monday, took place' tods v W cemetery. "A very M.'.r 01 mends among whom were the agents general for British Columbia .A ova Scotia ..aid x Ontario, J Obod Smith, representing the dinadian im- msgratjpn department, and AV. L Gnf Stiptihcona, The floral tributes- Wr6 numerous Mrs. Miller has received a lar num- ber of Ic-tters.and telegrams of svrn- pathy. It will' pay. you-to track. with us. Pioneer Lumber Co. 245-26 Misconception as to Au- thority Gives Explanation Winnipeg, Oct. ing and uncretainty seems to be rife .among South African veterans in re- spect to the grante of land to which these veterans are entitled, if the num ber of enquiries HI respect to the mat- we are continually may be taken as a criterion." The above statement was made by A. 'Pi Crowe, assistant Dominion lands agent, to a reporter yesterday. "In the .first Mr. Crowe! continued, "there is uncertainty as! to the length of time a person taking .land under theso grants has within X which to perfect the entry by com-1 T mencing -to reside upon and culti- X vate the land. Many inquiries are T received under this It appears X that some of the eastern newspapers j have -recently published articles which X have ledr to tho imprecjion that a j -r m.in taking up land under those grants? would not have to so ir.to resi- dence prior to six months from Dec. RESIDENCE LOTS: 2 Lots facing east in Block 93, each; terms. 2 Lots facing east in Block 94, each; terms. The H. Macbeth Agency business. There is ed plans are comPletc they expect to a new gristmill being be in a load from three V: erected alongside this spur'track. from the present tipple in The officers of the Great Western and also from a tipple at I Coal Co. are: President, E. J Jlhq'entries "to be opened up along Wood, Cardston; R.'lbey" the river bank- The.offices of the, Rock Spring Sootless Coal -Go. are Pres., B. K. Bullock vice-pres., B. (for their coal in Saskatchewan j Southern Alberta points. manager, W. Henderson. There is another coal mine to tho! Blit to undcrsta-nd all this we rnust east of the town, but it is riot now i back to Barnwcll.. From this sid- being operated, so its tipple and build !ins David Wilson> President' of the lings are deserted for the present. I 'Consolidated Coal Co. I Considerable development; work has independent, already been done at this mine and to thc then down it may yet be running again. i along the coulee north-east .'through But about to the north-1tlie of the Independent west there is a e-rnnn nf Coal C0-. the Alberta Consolidated Sootless to divide one e river to the Star Coal Co.'s property, and j another easterly along the south bank past the river front of the Rock' man visits Springs .Sootless mine to the Mon- noted. arch collicries. The Alberta Consol- idated have two mines T .f 307 OR ABB STREET X (Opp. Biink of Montreal) X Telephone 383 i M-M-H-H. f WL-SU mere is a group of mines T j around Coal City. These are the Rock sPriGKS ing and .doing development work, :the: river' wil: which gives'-promise, of larger ouera-''line going wcst alon-s; t: lions''to. follow. j_ T J. i on opposite sides of thc coulee, so will construct f The -Golden West Realty Co.! casn. 2 Modern 7 Room Houses for sale at a Bargain. Balance easy. f Business Lots in Boxv Island. S300 each. Third cash. Bal- ance 6 and 12 months. 4 Lots, barn for 10 horses. All fenced. 5.Boomed Cottage, S2300. Good terms. Coal City. Each time the Herald City an improvement is Last winter there tvas no railway and the coal had to be hauled from branch Us have C j j_lual now being done, and such thn j ifty future there should be great Co.'s j m .store for the future of I-Taber suburbs. No wonder Snaps IN THE North Ward SO feet Front by 140 feet Deep o n Torrance Ave. 1450. One half acre near -school for vi Consolidated Coal Alberta mine. Waterworks are being installed. A pumping station at the Belly Rivet will pump-the water up the hill andjbe a tendency to an elevated tank a short distance' behind the Coal City hotel. .This wa- ter will be used to supply the resi- dents of Coal City, and also thrrmin- ing plants of the adjacent mines. Insurance Loans Rentals Suburban Acreage T The George M. Hatch f Land Co. FARM D. Phone 261 KING Real Estate Box 642 f F. G. WADDINGTON Auctioneer e a busy business centre. E. S. Boxvden shipped the first two carloads of lumber into Taber five years ago last Julv. Fie ws LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY Phone 159 Oliver Block i 31, -1910. This is -a mistake. partment has ruled that the- .ome- de- provisions of the act dLot before Dec. 31, 1910, the -right of the i one of the grants mentioned has also volunteer mil lapse. The taking up a right to take a homestead' and' pro- even crow to be one city it will be j tion house, not -vcn easy to name city "Tabernacle." j But lo-day there" is' son laico. i stores and hundreds The Alberta Consolidated Coal Co. j elevators and several own about-1.500 acres of., coal tends: nines chfi for berta wl., .0 operating; Io to far! See us at once about A New Seven-roomed House renting for a month for onl coali i two on the bestof v vi me JLlJiuou ilU" T' ply in connection with the lands en- iand Under bouth Afncan en5pll0n M %ve11' fee lands j at _ the start. This will be increased j Taber merchants can't t.er scrip, either by the volunteer j entered for in the tract of land to 400 or 500 tons per day. D tered for in this way, i.e., the ent- rant in order to perfect entry must oorameuce. to reside upon and culti- vate tho land within six months from the date of. procuring entry. lights.. Lapse' in 1910 not applied for on or UILC UA. JL) jTYights r: is himself or his substitute, does not exhaust the right icrirtcstciKi to w -iuu or ouu ions per aav. -homi-h A thresh m. M7 u ,o where pre-emptions may be procured. TELEPHONE 294 Office, Boom'SMacdonald Block apparat.is.will be installed to hoS j SiX'y-fiVC milc8'to thc north' which such volunteer or substitute j secure a whole section of land which i i It, will be seen from the above j value of land at the present that a man taking up land iinder tipple to be constructed on this a man a big start in life." i bench land where the coal will the JUSTON THE MARKET: Ten Good Residential Lots, Block K, William St, each. Terms. A shipment of Automobile Tires has just come to'hand. A meeting of the employees of all city bakeries will be held in the It will pay you to trade with us. Labor Hall on Saturday night at 8.30 Pioneer Lumber Co. 242-26' p.m. 251-4 Successors to Telepho ne 122 ;