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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 11, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta All Kootenay Steel Range wearing ports are made extra heavy Kootenay Range London-Toronto- Montreal ^JJ2^|P#f*Vancou^r*st J^JJ2^ BROD1E & STAFFORD SOLE AGENTS | Che fiotel Arlington j FRED. ROONEY, - PROP. GOOD ACCOMMODATION FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC KXCELLENT CUISINE BATHS HOT AND COLD WATER RATES ,$1.80 A DAY j LETHBRIDGE - ALBERTA | OLIVER TALKS Mtntotcr ! the Interior Gives His Views on Immigration. Ottawa, Sept. ?.*t minister will remain In Ottawa for | a short time but will pay a visit to j the west before parliament opens. KNIUIlTS Or' COLI'MIM'H. New Council for Alberta to be stallnl at Edmonton. C P. R. PLANS To Build a Una Through the States to Seattle. in- I'Minonlon, Oct. I.-Arrangements have Imvii completed for the estii.li  I'ishnu nt of n Counc'l of Knights of ('olimil)iis ho'v. This will be the first council installed In the new Provinces and it promises to lie an exceptionally strong one. The order is one of the most influential In \iivrien and councils haw been formed In almost, every City of some importance. On the occasion of the Insttillnt -ion of the new council large dent/  tat Ions of brother Knights are ex-pceted to Hock in from nil over '.VAltera Canada ami the North Western States. In order that arrangements may lie made for their presence at the initiation ceremonies all Knights of Columbus residing In Alberta and Saskatchewan are respectfully re  quested to send In their names and addresses to the temporary secretary of the new Council, Allien Dubuc, core of Dubuc * Dubuc, Advocates, Edmonton. A TM1� TO TUB MOUNTAIN'S. A. 13. Worts recently paid a visit lo the Kootenay Lakes and had a grand time. The Herald asked htm to tell something about the outing ! .mo" he consented to do so and has j furnished us with the following nc-lntore*t or lack of knowledge whl�"i count: some of our people seem to eiu-oi.n J I loft l/ethhrldge on A.II. ft I. at tor when they go to Britain. The | 7..'10 a. ni. with a pleasant tnr� general Interest and general know- 1 through th c great wheat belt of tedgo which prevailed were n matter j Southern Alborlu to Cardston where of surprise to me. There seems '.oive were met by Hobl. Smith of (S> be no doubt that we are going to attract to this country a larger num lier than ever of a selected class. 1 mear by that, agriculturists, -.vho have been a force In the makln? of Britain, and who will play their o.irt in the building up of Canada. Those who have been of no account in Britain are hardly likely to be of any Boundary Creek. After partaking of a good repast at the Cahoon hotel. w\> started on our trip toward the mountains. Stopping over at Mr Smith"* that night and the next Juy getting our outfit ready. We had Ill- New York, Oct. 2.-The positive announcement, Is made iu Sew Yorit that (the Soo line will build to Seattle. I'ormer Congressman Jefferson M. I�vy, an acknowledged Canadian I'aclflc authority here, said to a group of newspapermen: "You �an stale detlnilely that the Canadian Pacific management Intends to extend the Soo road lo Seattle." This Is the reply to tfamvH %1. Hill's proposed extensions in Canada and bears out Sir William Var Home's recent statement In No.v York to the effect that for every mile of railroad Hill builds in Canada, the Canadian I'aclflc would build two In the United States Next spring through the arrangement between the Soo line, the Can adlan Pacific nnd Spokane and International! the shortest route to Spokane by at least sixty miles and by several hours' time, is to lie nuilt An extension of this Una to the const would give Minneapolis a fifth transcor tinental and a route to Seattle. This In undoubtedly the plan of the Canadian Pacific dire t-ors. although the extension of �ne of the North Dakota lines between the (Jrent Northern nnd International l*ordcr has been suggested as a fine route with a rich and undevct oped territory from which to build up traffic. COMMENT AT MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis, Oct. 2.-Much specu -lation was aroused in Mln noapolis among the holders of Soo stock, us to what the real plan of the Soo's transcontinental wilt >>�. "No.doubt, the Canadian Pacific would like io have the Soo line >\ (IHK.VT WHEAT COl'NTHV. One Hundred ami Fifty Miles Vonh of ftdinonton-Mrahi Sown In May Heaped on .Inly UH. Winnipeg, Oct. U. II. Spin.;-*, who has been It' the tlrund Pralvle country, some LVl miles north of Kdmonton since last spring, is back In the city. "The Ornnd Prairie country Is a-hout HO miles sipiure in extort," said he lo a reporter, "ami to demonstrate Its productivity It Is only necessary in Instance the fact thit wheat which was sowt- early in May was reaped on duly S28I nnd is ev-peeled to yield over �!() bushels to the acre. The really cold weather sots In shortly before Christmas and spriig o|ieim in March. What Impresses the prospective settler more than anything else perhaps Is the length of the day up there during the summer. Wo only have darkness about throe hours during that sea -son. "A great drawback to the district Is Its lack of postal facilities but the federal authorities have promts- 1 ROYAL * HOTEL i TABER, ALTA. S _ r% m W\ * A. i- " ------ " "~" i�iK > nmi .viouwnin very ci r IrVinC & LemOn. - FTOOTietOTS & ,nonW arM 0f forl"C lan*�>�' ��.*�� travelled H seoiivd isi * * �"�^ w�. w*>�w��y r m j,reJWnl ig unproductive for lack oli.u......i............. ........ �... dr, p. w. tuller J-HYSIC1AN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE Jfflce-Oter Oil* Marber Shop. Hours-11:01) to \V.w noon; :i:00 to MM) p. m ; 7:00 in 8:,10 p. in, Office Night Hull anil Telephone W. C. SIMMONS Advocatn, Barrister, Etc. OMlCE, - - SOITIMRD I)LOCK Money to Lend on Town and Farm Property drTc. c. cragg PHYSICIAN AND SUROEOM OMee-Over Hlu.'liitn'� Drag Store PHONE Ollloe 126 House 94 Drs. Mewburn & Galbraith Phytlclant Smftoni, Accouchtrl Office-Rod path St. cor. Umtlett. Honrs- IMoro n.in., 2-iJ p.m., 7-S i>. m. Stimlnys- 2.:U� (o B.HU p. in. Tclt'photit'B 41 ami oH. cd that this will soon be remedied. I l?. H. MuWhTHN W. 8. OAI-BRAITH "The luxurance of the grasses is M.l). C. M. M. D. C. M. simply womlerful. I saw |>ea vino j ^mm^^^^^^m^mm^^m which would miH't over a horse'8 '. ZT- _ ~ ~Z ~ "* neck. Very few of the settlers put 1 DrS. DCYCDCr & Campbell up any hai", cattle and horses roam- ! PhysiciiiliB nnd Surgeon* 'ng at will the entire winter. 1 saw j ______ one settler who hod hay In n slnck , tor M years, he finding It unneces- | Oflioot- Olt block. 'Phone Hit. �ary to feed any. The pralrlo woli causes considerable doprodations tip there nnd the government Is offering $15 (or tne im?U of tho female and 1 _ flO for that of the mole. Other fur i , v. , . bearing a.:Inmls are found in great I Gnulunte NortllWCBtoril 1 'tiivcrmty nuntltcrs further north, trappers ��! Denial School, ChiciH'O. turning with as many as 500 pelts � to a man and when it is considered Office-Olt Block. that they receive $fi atd upwards !______________________,___�_____.__,__, for skins, the profits of the business !---� Drs. McClure DR. B. JACKSON DENTIST "I dSn't know of any line that Is In better condition to build the trans tie time to spare In hunting for the jcortlnentnl than the C.P.H. lb�w >vlld ducks und chickens, but man - 1 ever, I don't think the extension will used to hag 21 during tho day. i Ik? made to spite the Oreal North totded through to Seattle." sal,, a I�tov^M"- ^ ,,t morMlBK w SOl)11 u.rn b|ll llMaU!|C ,nc ,nc prom|}WI| lo warted. ne have In saw Big Chief Mountain very clearly I make a d.K? return' Tho Soo. now Rates $1.50 and $2.00 per Day at ing of our waste lands productive lreeans an addition to tho wealth 01 tho country, ami is it the interest of all our people. In bringing tMu-desirable result we are justified in expending the taxes of the |s'oplo. but it would not be pro|*�r to .lo -vote any portion of thai c.xpenilit-urc towards inducing skilled labor lo enter into competition with our then some fifteen lx*aving Big Chief and our rig wo wended our way across the lllarkfoot reserve und entered the mountains projier at the mouth of Swift Current Just where it empties Into the St. Mary's river. Cross ing by the lieautiful St. Marys laken when' the I*. S. government are i* us I you see. is tho only transcontinental the'which does not have to cltmh th-.* mountains or cross the desert to net to the coast. It uses the Canadian Pacific rails. If the new lino did t.ol promise to pay it would not Ve eon structed at all." The decision by the Soo line to have its own rails from Minn.apol.s to tho coast, thus adding another Twin City Pacific Coast route, is ex I surprised mo most of all was the j richness of the garden products. ; Marly frosts are unheard of and vog-' etables rl|H*n In the gardens. One of tho settlors told mo that It is a common occurrence to grow watermelons In the gardens, while Indian corn and maize thrive wonderfully. In conversation with provincial sec  rotary Harris of tho Atlierta government, I leaned from him that he is l>osii-�v*d with empiirios about this district. He says that literature: descriptive of the region will le dis- I trlhutcd, which may result in bringing settlers from the south in la." WESTERN j WAREHOUSE & I TRANSFER CO. M, Railroad Transferrin!;, Dniy inn and (Setiend DeliveriiiK. ^ Coal Deliverwl Promptly, v ' HAY, OATS. SAND AND - STONE F(JR SALE AGENTS FOR McCormick & Cocksluitt i Machinery . Wchber $ und Adams Wagons v Canada Carriage Co.'s Duties, Etc. J. F. RODCER3 'Phone 63. Manager. own field of olTori as of the undesirable |iersons likely to I becomo in any way a charge up.in the community, or who would pre -judicially afToct its physical, nien'a: or moral comlit'ou. Our iiiiiuigrat -ion policy is directed to the enco.ir-agetnont of un ngricultural class who vill the country dustrious "What about immigrat Europe?" - --......._____t j "The French aro a stay at home I people, and 1 do not look for any SympSiS Of CUiadian North�WCSt.' KIV|U immigration movement from ; I'"ranee. We have had some splendt'j HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS. ; emigrants from that country, where the agriculturists are of the most ion of Coal Market. application. on own mechanics and so restrict their' . _, u, ,.,__,_, �..�.,_,, i._ i. �. kept up the Swift I urrent wher** the Kireat Northern a deadly blow ii, oil wells ure located an Konnwr. !(lo ttl.nl olll on Hlrjkl. ln March lust ] �>*�� welcome. y aiHl become gootl. in" j .nountnin and on one side there tow- S.Xi. With the line plannwl to Du and uutiy of the old employees are W" BenneK"�. ""ueSee citizens." (>rvM| t|,(. ponks above, while on thejb'th nnd an extension farther w.st- still on strike. � about immigration from j _.,.,_ _...... ..... . . . - - I � ANY iren numbered nccllon o Dominion L�i.dt In Manitoba. Baiikatcbrwan and Alberta dceptlng  anl tii. not reterred, mar *>c aomeaieaded by tnj peraoa who I* ihe o'e beid of a family, or anr male over Is yearn of age, la the extent of one quarter iieciton of ICO acre*, more ur lc�>. KnTT mum lie made i>er�onailf at the local land on ce for ihe illaulci In wfilcb the land la altuate. Tbr u >mr�teailrr l� reti 10 perform ibe comUt'i'Uii cuneecte.l ih.'crwUU uuder one of �he lollcwtnK plai.b : i. Mlixi nx muntlia' reMdence upon and culilvat'jn ut the land tn each rear for'three jrtara. It tke father (or n other, tf the father I* deceased) ur me boine leader riaidea upon a farm lu die vicinity ot |UlreuentN aa lu residence may be aattafled Uj aueh perknu ie�tilliiK with the favticr or i7oiher. other away down hundreds of feel the l>eautiful mountain stream was rushing along. At about 7 p.m. we arrived at our destination at the deserted mining town of Altyu, Montana. Years ago this was n thriving mining rump, the town hav.ng had store, post-office and many saloons with about 25 log dwelling a yiixaijk COLONY. To lie Formed by Homosteiwlers Near Stirling llrookslde Farm, Stirli'i^. October 8tt�. 11)00 To the Bdttor. U'thbridgc Herald: Dear Sir,-It hus lieen rerterutod in tho llcruld again and again*, boom , . . , ,. . TO '"0'. i I^thbridge, Wo outsiders csan eot l.-it them in their cabin homes ami , ... ,, , ,, . . ... . , . very well do that only In a kind of mine of them aro yet today fairy ... . . this!, u . i ,in _L. .u . 'subs dory way, in Iho case I have ,n,h i furnished. After a splendid rest that! , * �. . before me, we can boom that desirable class, and we hopo to gel | more of them, llelgium is u dersel.v ; fc,.,-, ,.. , . , . , , , . i bouses, but the times read that the peop.ed country and before long1 must find an outlet for its surpbi- camp was r.ot a paying success and _ . , , , . peoide went awoy. nvany of thorn population. Canada is looked upon ,,,,,,. to ,, of th(,r ,wJo , as a desirable country to emigrat..... " to. The Canadian exhibit at ib> Liege exposition strengthened impression. The llelgiun government does not encourage emigration, nor on the other hand does it r.-strici It Wo ought to meet with success tn llelgium and Holland both. In Germany wo are not ullowoil in carry on an emigration propaganda. and In 'Austro-llungury the laws ore restrictive, lu the latter empire!heiv is a good deal oi unrosl and tlx This Ulmg tho ruse, ami us orders i WILLOW BRANCH REBEKAH for coal aiv now lioing sent In rap ' LODGE, NO. 2 iillv th.. I'l.niui.,,,. h,w .i....i.i.^i ... 1 ""is tn rddfellovm' Hall e err second and miij. me i ompiui> bus deiided t" , fourth 1 hiiraday. Vlaltors alw�yi ��|comr call tho aitenlion of alt local repre- Mrs J. Stafford. Annie Davies | TRY AN (!) | Electric Massage Or Shampoo AT THE Hold Lelhbridf e Bnrbcr Shop Most Up-to-date in town M. PRIEST 1'ROPUlETOH upon farmliiK land owneil by htui In ibe vlelu-Hy of hla huiucatead. tin- reciulrcrreutk a� to realdetice raa� Uc �aiuikti by residence upon the aald land. Sl� inuntoa' notice In writing hlmuld be Rl�en to Ihe Cummlaiiloiier of Huitilnton Land* at Ottawa of tnieiitti,n to apply for patent. W. W. CORY. Demur uf the Minuter ..f the tuierlor SMOKE Lethbridge Belle Havana Smoker T. W. HANRAHAN MAXl'FACTUBER ;i It ti.e x-ttter hashtapeurnnent rtaldcnce j people are seeking homes elsewhere "'" *'�"'-.....'' '- ' in noine considerable numU*r. They emigrate trom the North Sea porls of Hamburg. Itaterdam nnd Ant -worp. The lines sailing from those ports are fanned into a conferen:o. whereby each Kno gets a certuin percentage of their third class pass.-n -gor trattle whether It actually ar-rles tho |iassongers or not. The interest of these compunics lies in diverting emigration to Ura/.ll air.l tho Argentine republic, where (1 EST READ UNS City Bakery F.C. Coche, Prop. n.*gh! we were up early, gazing along' iho shies of the mountains to see if w-e could observe any wandering mountain goats, but sorry to sny uono were In sight, but. while we were looking, along came a man with, an old goat and kid strapped on his horse. As hunting was poor we tried fishing in which vro were .cry successful, taking every day as many as six of ws could eat. *:Ap-iwttes enormous." 'Each day was a repetition*of tho cither, hunting ami ashing. ] feel confident if tho accident which hap|>ened to mysolf had not occurred, I should haw been able to have given a taste of boar to our friends. We were all sorry when our stay !v�d lo tcrirrinuto and commenced our return jotinuiy home, but would rvroimni'iid that part of the mountains lor those seeking a repose from the r usual labors. HILLClinST TO UKSI'MK. Strike Called Off and Mlno t.o 1 e Operated on Cnion Has's. Ferule. Oct. 8.-C.*P. Hill, ti :umg-ing director and O. W. Fowlor. M P.. director of the Hillerest foul und Coke compuny, were intorvlnwod Saturday by district president I'.M. W. of A., K. Sherman and a t m- inllteeof the locked-ou! mlno.-s ol oy In courtrios where tho prevailing I lUllcrest. After a pleasant i..to-- condiMons aro entirely adverse to emigration to Canada. Do not the Uritlsh Isles, whore tho field is en tlroly open to us and public sent i -mont Is in our favor, present 'bo most tempting prospects'? Should we not redouble our efforts there, rather than spend time and money socking to overcome unfavorable conditions in some othor countries'?" Tho i, c-and view lasting Miverul hours, .in able sett lenient was urrlwd �i o|>crations w'ill be resumed on � -day. IlilUivst win be a straight union c�"ip in future. The coal enttip. i y are going to instill a now and erful up-to-date plant in-l dive jp tho mine to produce 1,000 toe* | or day." inirt of Alberta situated in the Fwturul Parliamentary division of Alberta and also the provincial division of lethbridge. We can do this by this item of news, I have several Mtors informing me that about the mMdlo oi April or tho beginning of May next year, all being well, twvnty homestoutters more or less will arrive in this division. Their desire is to join a village colony on the terms allowed by tho llomin.on-I^und laws on the best available site in Soiriiiern AVherta. Tills is the proposition in embryo. If this piece of news is worthy of your print, 1 would be glad if your exchanges would copy, and should these lines seututlves to the fuct, that though the mine is not shut dowt, the output is greutly reduced, und there does not appear to lie any Inuned  late pmspect of Its Isdng increased sufficiently iu the near future to en able the Company to All ihe many orders it is receiving, as promptly as it would like to do. I L'nder these circumstances the j Compuny fools that It is due to lis j representatives at local points tnut I I boy should, lie advised fully of the ' facts of the case so that locul representatives muy make any arrange  | meats that they may doom iidvisuhlo in order to secure u sufficient supply of coal for their customers. As soon as the groat demand for harvest labor is over, tho Compuny expects that there will lie many laborers anxious for a full winter's work, and if such is the case, the output from tho mine wilt be materially increused, and the Compuny will then Is? enabled to Till or.lors. As it is possible that the oulp.it from the mine will Ih> small during tho winter this, notice is given so that local representatives may protect the public by tuking oich act - M. a. lice. sec. George Rogers LUMBER Tin* Old Reliable Yanl North of Freight Shtd Widest Idee Highest Grades Lowest Prices -YARDSAT- LETHBRIDGE. RAYMOND, STIRLING TABOR, It Will Pay Yon To Seo Our Stock Before Buyi.igElsewhere. moot tho eye of any who have not;; ... , , exhausted their homestead ' rights '�n " *T ""T?' ami would like to Join this village to �"B,n -umclont coal to and help me in the meantime to KU,'',I>' ,ho wa,Us of.tholr c,'s� A. M. XAN'TOX. Managing Director P. I.. NAISMITgp, prepare for the coining people. I have written some instructions to my correspondents and mom* �ill follow as the proposition makes progress, ono item of which is to intjr. est sr^ie old country capitalists to lend u hand in their business inter- ' ests to help on the movement, I : ho|s> no wot blanket will lie use! j oUlier by old timers .or young tlm ers to retard the progress ami de-volopmer.t of this proposed colony. Tradesmen may notice and inwardly digest the matter for if the proper number can be made up that is desirable it would 1*' well for them tn have a care, for the colony will have numbers, and also a united purpose. O. 'J. Uenoral Manager. 'Charles Clark, the popular Hgh River editor, was married on Tuesday. Oct. 2, at Day City. Mich., to Miss Mary E. Martonell. * Mr. and Mrs. Clark will bo at homo at High Hlvor after Oct. 15. > TO ESTABLISH A MILL (Clurosholm He view.) Mr. Ai'ihibuld Cameron of Winnipeg was in town over Sunday, coin-miss, until by the Ogilviu Klevutor Co. to buy grain nnd to recommend a location for u largo mill, it is tho Intention of tl.'.s company to secure a mill slto in a central lo cut.on and to construct a niuul.vr oi elevators throughout, tlm udjuco.u lorrilliry. Mr. Cameron reports that tho Ogllvie Co. had been In favor of tho north country but tnat his recommendation would lie for the district south of Calgary.* .1. il.,Ashdoivn will He a candid it.> for Mayor of Winnipeg. Lcthkridxc Branch of The Pembroke Conservatory of Muiic |. GEORGE HARPER, Director PUPILS RECEIVED DAILY EVERY BRANCH TAUGHT The most advanced and progree. give methods aro employed in each department. Students prepared for our own and University Exams. Theory, Singing, Violin, Mandolin, Orchestral. Elocution, and Physical Cu'turo Classes. . CONCERTS, RECITALS, AM) LECTURE RECITALS. Collegiate year from Septeml-er let to June !!0tli. Tuffs Hiw Store. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Tcisu Moderate. Praipcclu, en indication Hon. W. II. Cashing was elected a member of the Hoard of Missions ut tho General Conference of tho .Mothodist Church in Montreal. 09 ;