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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETTTBRTDfll? DAILY ITERATE MoiMliir, October 21, 1912 TABER THE PORTAL TO i -j i j 1 a Water Tank to a Young City in Five 'Years We call Taber the biggest coal town in the biggest wheat district in; a land of sunshine. The story of its growth is remarkable. A C.P.R. water tank was all that marked the site of the town six years ago.. Today the tank is the centre of a thriving, prosperous community, with nothing but normal development of the natural resources of the district. Taber has grown in that time from bald prairie to one of the biggest towns in Alberta. It is the centre of 2500 square miles of the best wheat lands, which produce nearly bushels of grain annually It has eleven coal mines, which produce more coal than any other point in the west. Its climate is superb, its people prosperous, its growth steady, its future assured. It has electric light, water works, government phones-local and rural, natural gas, three churches, four schools, five hotels, three banks, three elevators. It is 32 miles east of Lethbridge on the C.P.R. and on projected line of the j J 1 1 TABER HARVESTS NEARLY BUSHELS TABER IS THE LARGEST COAL PRODUCING OF GRAIN ANNUALLY POINT IN Are More Details The C. P. R. takes out of Taber over annually in earnings, half of those of the City of Calgary. Agriculture in all branches is successful. Taber farmers grow the best vegetables in the west. The soil is fairly heavy, with clay subsoil. The rainfall is plentiful at proper seasons of the year, the rain in June 1 91 1 being 7.04 inches. Farm land sells in the district from per acre up. Business lots are worth from up. Water rates are .per annum. Phone connection with rural and long distance points. Many municipal improvements have been carried out, and more are contemplated. Taber is the best yet. We have openings for all classes of industries, and for all classes of settlers. Don't you want to get in on the development of this town that is bound to become one of the leading centers of i Get in Touch Now With The ;