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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHlftlDM THE HERALD'S Lf itw. THftU ESTRTE MHRKET Houses to Rent Houses to Sell City Lots at Reasonable Figures TO LOAN ON INSIDE CITY 7 PER GENT SOUTHARD BLOCK Arl'-H-l-l-l-M I 11 1 1 1 I'l 11 1 I I 1 House on Dufferin Street Splendid Residence, fully modern, 8 rooms. Cheap and on easy terms. New house to rent near corner London and West- minster Road. Fully modern, 7 rooms, SKE1TH TILLEY Phone 197 Corner Bound and Dnfferin Streets OBSERVATIONS ON CONDITIONS IN THE SOUTH (From Alberta Homestead.) 2 Residence Lots on Botnpas St., close to water and sewer. Terms. place to place we find ourselves face to faee with developments that are unexpected or that evolve in a few days, weeks or months, for changes are coming rapidly with increasing population. So that in going, to cer- tain places after comparatively short interval.1; we find that things in gen- eral are different and that what we knew of a place may have been en- tirely changed in that interval and ____ j it is some of the newest places that change the most rapidly. Only by keeping constantly on the move just now can we keep iri with what is going on in this prov-' velopment along the Crow's Nest line extends right out to Medicine and to the borders of Alberta this Crow's line and along most of this route de- mands keep increasing for cars to haul out grain: Wherever people can find their way in they are coming and so that parts that are still looked upon by old residents, as uninhabited, or are still supposed to be cattle range, are being peopled and are creating possibilities or are giving birth to hit Ji j'ince and even then it is a large ter- ALBERT E. IVES, BLOCK j ritory to cover, so our knowledge ac- 'JL quired may after all be only limited. j It has been said often and is still Seven roomed Cottage on two lots close to corner of Bartlett st arid Argyle ave. Terms balance arranged to suit purchaser. Immediate pissassion, i! R- V. GIBBONS OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 in many places of the ex- treme south of the province .that the policy of railroad development for f j this province was only electioneering j talk. Of course, appearances at pres- j ent are that way with all t-he con- j struction soing on in the north, but f no man of ordinary intelligence that travels about Alberta can fail to see that railroad development has L to come and will come, for in all direc- tions output, is limited up an us in a very little, while, and are present now. Big Prices for Land. The fast rise in the price of _____ iberta west difier considerably as to'! [climatic conditions and each has itsi Postal Reforms in Certain Matters j strong points, the way to success be- j Necessary. j inS the line of least resistance. 0! course we cannot take the wi" beat the .other some i Close to City j years and Ticc versa' and as the Five Acres by the horns and it is wiser not, but Ve? story says of the show man l that' in this south country a revision lltlle boy encJuired lore he went into the menagerie, of the post office service is badly needed, but this is up to the Do- minion government. Not so long ago we had to apply .for a post office inspector at Gal-., gary, but the time has surely come I when his district is altogether too j his attention, and the time' "Please which is the lion and which is the bear "You pays your mon- ey, my little man, and you takes: your choice." Variation in Methods Required i Thus methods of farming must be' adapted to localities for. is no per acre arrived for dividing the district I "Sllmmum bonum" and we cannot MONEY TO LOAN I some or a p-ost inspector atj with a sweep of the ,hand say that j 7 Lethbridge. Before long if a Alberta requires the same treat-! S is created, with Lethbridge as the irnent or even a small portion of it, I 7 abiding place of an inspector, that! tlhouSh treatments may be somewhat' T land in the older settled portions is fore- dist-rict require, re-dividing into Onl3' know that it is f ing the homesteader or the poorer a MediCine Hat district- Thcre will! but the different T farmer further back from the rail- be np friction in the south over this quitltles mosi; suitablc to certain lo-i T roads into newer parts. Last week ail are read-v to meth- needs FIRE INSURANCE Mr. J. W. Woolf, M.P.P., sold 2 600 on thesc lines- To SO still further we are surely now en- I acres of his .land south of Cardston for per acre, and at Spring Cou- lee Shoemaker sold a big tract at the same price. RaV land south- east of Kimball, that would not. find a bidder three years ago at to per acre is now selling at Land in other districts is also soar-i ing. fmd time and means to emul-' At_, AU.UA Vj YT y X and an overflow will were Put auction ''titled, to. a deputy post master gen- ate the LethbridSe Herald, in its to be stationed at Winnipeg, who i campaign of education !'11 to the locality in Vhich itjZ practices' driving into out of the T The C. 6. eral would be conversant with western conditions and could commence .place the post office service of West upon! a, better basis. Besides, this -it will require contic- !knowledSe Alberta would soon be j to the .Tray coulees' ravines and districts j and brinSing details to the front, our AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone 200. j' ued A good Half Section one mile, from shipping, "point and near LethbridgeC 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 RfeDPATH :i 11 ri i I i Special this week: 8 Lots In North Ward, one Block '21 from school and 4 sections Baw Land. 4 miles from Warner, all steam plow; proposition, per acre. acres on Lethbridge-Weyburn survey, from up Improved Farms near Barons arid Carmangay for cash or crop payments i an outlet. Still the fact, in the opinion of some, that railroads are slow in building in the is used. as a missile to hurl when argument JL is wanted by an opposition. The facts j seems to be that railroad projects (are developed very fast and building j is more rapid than seems at first hand apparent. A lot of 'dirt .has to be moved before a railroad is finish- ed and the pushing power, i.e., mon- ey, has to be, found first. We find on more careful examina- tion that within a comparatively, short time there is 'a strong prob- ability that two or three railroads I will be running up and down "Alberta! years ago and found few purchasers were again put up recently and all '.went readily at greatly increased prices. Thus the homesteader and! th'e man with lesser means is falling open newer regions his wants will have-to be attended to. School Wants Not Being Attended to It would seem, that it might be ne- .postal service anywhere near where it ought to. be.' We are on the move, moving rapidly with the pace gain- ing ell the time. constant research I to We hear our steps to give new in the formation of school for in some out of the way parts set- tlers drift in, are ignorant of the laws of the country and are entirely 'In .the country to the north of districts and it seems the towns JV claim most' of the credit for the de- i J cam mos of the credit for the de- I I D Pfl velopment of the districts, whereas !-r J. [HKIn llUi ;is it not the rural faculty aad the! 31 district that makes the j uiji' ctiiii. mi. -i, south of the Crow's Nest line the P; I gently reminds us T 0. service is very limited, ia- fact a million VWWH, jjn; u J if bad, and: distribution en- j Worth of buildinS Permits this J tirely from towns on the railroad so Jyear' that settlers have to come after their Irrigation and Bridges. distances and Settlers in districts through which 1TT1 (T5i T.I ATI __ 4 can are in in addition to those already in What this means to our future aware as to how to proceed. A little i take as J instruction might have f most salu- effect. South of the Crow's masters whose pay: is, not usual-! ditches, run, or are run, are beginning to ask as }f Of course arrangements have been made I of this is of recent origin, but it will or are about to be made for cross- I certainly be necessary for our Do- ing these' ditches by means of bridg- 1 v minion government to keep up some- cs> as settlers in irrigation what near the Hues or move a little i or on eacji side of such are of ten i Freeman, Maeleod and Graham Phone 173 LETHBRIDGE P.O.Box 679 i the de- velopment along -the few lines at present in we can form some slight idea of what is to come, the djstrfct and-our new roads can not come too f soon. faster. We-can recommend this Sub-iPlaced at'great inconvenience in tfv- ject to our Alberta members to take i to cross an irrigation district east of -thP-4 Tf x T !UP at Ottawa this it is The South Alberta Land Co wilt east of the A.R. I. raost urgent j soon-be running a big ditch souS Taber's Growth. jfrom the Bow' laterals prob- in many directions and it is on- grow apace, for, dropping in ]y .fair to Real Estate and In- vestment Brokers MONEY TO LEND at lowest current rates to f EIRE LIFE and ACCI- f TNSTTRANrF T rUTmfilS' south .-'are 150 'townships. 0t'OVer-flfteen scllools before another year -H-H-I- -H-H- pay, and south, are failures. have formulated long ago A v r a, Taber recently, I fmd that what I ments have been made with this whether arrange-' T com- t 1 Fine Residence Property on Coutts St. 2 Lots, facing East, Terms. 100 schools; may be needed, was a water tank five years ago .islPany in regard to bridging road now a town of inhabitants, the crossings. Crossings are none too centre of an ever-increasing district. numerous-in the older irrigation dis must run east and west to solute f0t a agricultural tricts, and, in view of the fact that that railroads running north j time doing nothing tre but a coal mining centre of grow-j the Alberta Provincial government This idea! Between the importance. The, water tank has to bring in a bill at the Lr Blg Bcnv and the into a large town with. auu i tie Bow District Railway Passengers As- surance Co. of London, England. Accident, Disease, Em- ployers' Liability and Fi- delity Grnarantee i I Offices: 307 CRABB STEEET (Opp. Bank of Montreal) Telephone 383 Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block i PHONE 290 f' 1 has been passed on. To offset we may take the history of the i greatest fight of modern times, when l Mr. J. J. Hill started in to haul are ]ikelv freight from the Gulf of Mexico to I oSr Seattle via the Illinois Central, and i which to" then, when ousted from that line, he! we mav find purchased the Burlington, continued i ests is- another district people in it which has three hotels. rightly grasp OUr j elevators- next session to form rural municipal-1 ities, it is fair to enquire how these! j and many of the graces of a coming llmited income with city, besides putting out several hun- is to come, j dred tons of'coal. per day. in our own inter-! When the bridge is finished across on wtth the same game Md pushai! sSe'r Ith? the im- I.T..T. p I----------------- v VJU. <4AAW on farther north, and we find the fac- help6 p matlers ourselves and petus will be given to the town, tors in this fight still steering north. 'townOUb" mstance, some of our j I met a man in Taber who came to Would they keep comino- if it did not' walk! ln cement side- this province in coming then rt The probability is that mid, the from a dry country.' J. 4-Cottages in North "Ward, all rented, S5CO.OO handles: 4 f J. Cottages in Ward, all rented, handles 1 X 2 Cottage, London Eoad. rented, down, balance to suit. T THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, Bryati Block, Lethbridge P. 0. Box 254 4. Phone 396 roads I property will run where they are wanted. My theme on this occasion must be j that Southern Alberta, as all Alberta is! can have r too large for one small dissertation. without r After residing Along the Crow. The development in the, Paying for this on the municipal funds, j Hve at Taber in the water tank days, this improvement when the region was supposed to be those that do not go i desert, but evidently knew better sn s a good principle to was one of the makers or builders of T, reverse is perhaps too i the region before others found Out Crow's for the pioneer, by which 11 The experience of these men is worth a ground there may be unlimited room for liti- problems that Kith a grand stand and all the airs gation in the future. Will ;the rural municipality's position be carefully defined in regard to crossings, the control of surplus or waste wa- ter that may run over the roads and inconvenience or destroy construction work The question is occurring to some minds as to whether Dominion ;overnment, in certain cases, may, arranged, or, else t m Came tn not be SivinS Nest countrv arrests our first 'atten- mean the tendency to wait too long i a lot'and our friend rather tracts of good land for irrigation purposes than the benefits derived therefrom may warrant. So much of our land that was presumed to be sterile is found to be, by careful cul- tivation, perfectly able to raise good -I-I-I-I-H- i i T t T JL JL RESIDENCE LOTS: 2 Lots facing east in Block 93, each; terms. 2 Lots facing east in Block 94, each; terms. The H. Macbeth Agency to the transportation problem. In the mouth of the pass within a few j our T j.miles orders may be received for 350 JL -cars of coal In a dav, T JL T turn yet made, and not T "vvvvvr f The Golden West Realty Co.! T 2 Modem 7 Room Houses for sale at a Bargain. cash. X Balance easy. T Business Lots in Bow Island. each. Third cask, ance 6 and 12 months. 4 Lots, barn for 10 horses. All fenced. 5 Room Good terms. i __- lvlij- uui iiitiiu tells us that tion and would of itself take manv j for to pull us ont of they discovered before the pages, but hcre we can only cursoril mud when we might be doing S0me- j instruction took place, that to glance at it m passing with a view tlunS for ourselves. The i land xrhpn in _- can supervise art y Countrv i cecdingly hot and drv countries would I J. i-vj. xac regulate, but in i meant a loss of rrno nr nnlv o i. n interests we ht iseom to apply to some parts willing to do more a yie o ma "e a good crop or Of Alberta, and some of the best and vu uw IIJUJ.L ior ourselves or' lull success a cron in i SOIUIIM iorai h a ,a, ,Mch tte r III moisture. My informant Mr. Lay ton, I Water draws frost and so will have is of the opinion that much of the to be carefully used in Alberta in drier portions of Alberta will be beV j spring and summer. Besides this if ter sprmg wheat lands than winter j ground with a clay subsoil (which is wheat zands, for the simple reason j the condition of much of our land) is that it is not so possible to get the heavily watered in spring, we may wet down below the crop in late! have later, heavy rains on top of the: summer and in a dry fall. So that j irrigation, which causes the land to if snow is scarce early in the fall I be water-logged or turn so cold that Snaps IN THE North Ward 80 feet Front by 140, feet Deep o n Torrance Ave. One half acre near school for Insurance Loans Rentals I .t- 1 led. So that the output is perhaps one-third per week less than the or- ders received. This deficit will be- come accumulative unless relieved and grow larger and larger. It may be explained in this matter that the trouble the railroads experience is not so much in the 'building Of rail- but rn obtaining engines and aiter they are built. Thus it f Farm Security Co. JL OFFICES AT THE Whitney Block fibriifge jiitierta T Are now open for business. the public mav have, T territory' any place _ 1 Sxrt 11 T1 Vk A 1 Vk -_i-.. Phone 261 RING Real Estate Box 642 ON Auctioneer BARNYARD PLAY Fabulous Prices to See Rostand's Latest Production Paris, Oct Rostand has arrived here to conduct person- ally the rehearsals of his new play, which, it is believed, jwill be presented to the public for I the first time early in November. Fabulous prices are being offered for seats at the first night's performance All, the characters in the play are supposed to be the occupants of a the names of the domestic birds and animals. to be somewhat patient and the old- j er roads may be In .a better shape to push extensions than the younger roads will be to build and equip. Still, we should not lose sight of the fact that a railroad likes exclusive territory. Another industry that will soon be requiring space on cars JL is the cement works at Blairmore i an industry that-is'unknown as yet j 1 except to those who pass that way, i -f- but whose output is destined to be a I T large one as the supply of rock- practically inexhaustible and easily J. rendered. Xot. so long ago all that j -r was known of this region was the j T Crow's Nest Mountain and that the j lake in the pass was a good place to JT a farm loan. go for a fishing trip. As p the pass ou Coming back to Alberta, the f de-iJ in Southern Alberta. They are prepared to bay improved or unim- proved i and for spot cash. The} will sell to actu- al settlers having the ne- cessary equipment for farming, on u ten year pay- ment plan, one-tenth down Have yon the neces- sary horses and Errachinrry to operate a farm but-only abta to wake a small sash payment, or do yon wish to enlarge your farm by buying adjoining land'? We can help you. We can also make you Call or write The I George M. Hate 1 J. Co. JL 4- FARM LANDS AND CITY T PROPERTY f Phone 159 Oliver Block f T T i T T T T T The Farm Security Co. ;and penetrate deep the roots growth is retarded at first and pro- of the winter wheat go down to find longed later, so rhe grain crops go dry soil and perish. The winter! into the fall green. wheat perishes from want of mois-1 It would seem that in many parts; turn, not from the cold. The lands; of Alberta irrigation, to be almost i further west, which are wetter, will successful, will have to be done in the probably be GUI best winter wheat; fall, the water will remain in the I lands, and our lands in our more j ground all winter and the seed bed eastr-rly portion of southern Alberta! in the spring will be moist arid mcl-j jour best spring wheat lands. Thus I low. Then the grain crops go in in! farming will have to bc adapted, to j good condition, and the spring and; conditions in different localities. itj June rains are sufficient'to carry the j i will also be discovered later that i crop through to maturity. Of course, j where the spring wheat does the treatment of green crops may be I com will also nourish, viz., at a low j somewhat different, but it is a'fact! altitude and where it is hotter for that oven where water is available in greater period of the summer. Some! some parts, some progressive farm-j of the corn ripened at Taber this I ers and gardeners are fighting some-! summer is excellent as to size of car what shy of irrigation or are using! and uniformity, the ear well filled i H carefully. j out to the ends, of good shape and .XJntil the dry farming methods have ripened perfectly, so there can be no i heen further proved, or land "suppps- Lots in Block T at and Terms. Lots in Block K from L i TELEPHONE 294 Office, Boom 8 Macdonald Block JUST ON THE MARKET-: each. Terms. A shipment of Automobile Tires has just come to .hand, Ten Good Residential Lots, Block K, William St., iu .nennmaiion or ity as to feed value. Com can stand! a. lot of heat and if well cultivated Ottawa, Ont., Oct. L. Eorden. the alleged interview with it might him here in regard to British poli- (Continued on Pagc'FiveT) tics and other matters. Lethbridge-Weyb Co. ltd. Successors to W.R. DOBBIN Co Telepho ne 122 ;