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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGC DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1909. AGRATH aut, a boot and harness store, a mil- jare thousands of wild liuery, a tailor shop, two butchers, a have taken a great, fancy barber, three real estate agencies, a Justice of the Peace, a .Commission- er, a Notary Public, a doctor, a drug plump grain of the Magrath farms. The local crack shots have succeeded in securing a number of fine gome THE GARDEN CITY OF ALBERTA "From the Herald's Travelling Cor- noon erv Sundav store, two lumber yards, four imple-! birds, meat agencies, two blacksmith shops, j'.. Two Bands four flour mill, a hotel Magrath-has two bands. The Ma- and a livery barn. grath Brass Band numbers about six- Magratk has good service at its j teen boys from 13 to years old. post office, which is in a separate good progress under the leadership of and preaching service is held ev-1 building, awl hi charge ojf V capable jj. A. Kasmussen and the Sunday Jundav evening. The Young ajKi obliging assistant, fhero is a Schoo School Gardeniftrs, organized under Do not buy an Edison Phonograph until you are convinced that you want one. Hear it at the dealer's first. Hear it play a number of pieces. Hear it play the'kind of music that you that you have heard people sing and that you can know how well it does it. Hear it play Amberol as well as Standard Records. You will decide that the Edison Phonograph is the best. Then remember that it takes only a small amount of money to buy it. You can get a perfect Edison Phonograph at your own price, whether it is or any price up to that will last a life-time, that will give, pleasure every day, that will help you to educate your family, that will entertain your friends, and -that will while away many hours that might otherwise be misspent. Standard Records.....400 Amberol Records (twice as lone) 6jc Grand Opera Records V There are Edison dealers everywhere. Go to the nearest and hear the Edison Phonograph play both Edison Standard and Records. Get complete cataloes from your dealer or NATIONAL PHONOGRAPH COMPANY 106 U. S. A. Magrath, Oct. leaving People's Society meets every Friday i nice set of metal boxes in the office, the o. land was j town is the "Garden City" of South- j founded by D. H. Eitpn. me i-ioneer secretary-treasurer and town po__ era Alberta. The town has its gar-1 is now in charge of T. W. Green, edi-j The town council has just let -the i dail'V" farmers are coming. tor and manager. contract for a town, hall.- It will be rimated It is es- ihere are about fifty Good Public School brick, and cost The contract cream separators Ja use in the Ma- f.L Wilson the auctioneer, will buy all the'furniture your house and pay cash or sell it by public auction. If you cannot call on us, ring up Phone 189 and we will call on ryou. J. T. Henninger and several others, have fine' gardens in Magrath, the Garden City of Sunny Southern Al- berta. Already more garden truck dens in plenty already, and its citi- zens are of becoming a city in due time. The town is surveyed in 3tjivui large blocks, and nearly every Bro7 "and" CSssidT of Surveys have been made of butter. Magrath's j trade and several find profit I has a large garden plot and a fmejof SaskatOon) .havc the contract The''for thc Srade for the construction of! miM weather and its plump (inR vegetables for export. Some of 1 rrore of trees. Several of the citi- concrete work o{ lfae [oundation and I cement sidewalks and grading of wheat should make, the hens lay in ,thC'Magrath gardeners have toma- A new brick being been let to Robertson and Sweet TMs should mean is raised than Dj trees, while a wtde irrigation Hjtcn T p p Q runs near the sine ot the street Ma- Mr_ Trafle_ grath is also in the local option dis- trict, so the open ditch -is safe in front of hotel. From the business centre of grath there is a fine view of the rounding country, 'which seems rise up on all sides. The fields of black 'breaking and yellow stubble help to explain why the elevators are grouped around the station. was so far from the town man explained, "So it can be the It is hard to estimate the total j grain crop of the Magrath district. Board of Trade good Board s a officers construction of a fine frame barn. 32 !x 50, with basement stable. The up-; stairs will be two-story, with rooms j miles north has been threshing Magrath, has I Sept. 10th. _ f____v__. oo'Kc reports that on an average wheat 30 bushels to the acre, as 46 bushels, and ofj; never 20 bushels to the for grain and.implements, a hay "iloft above, ft -will be painted when ;Heathershaw, president; D. H. Bing- an.d wjll rnatch his fine -lames Evans has fall winter wheat of ham, vice-pr-es.; R. S. Mabee, sec.- _ which threshed out -10 bushels to the are necessary the Board for the interests of i In the district to the south-east of j town the wheat vielded an average of i W his oats arc not threshed. bufc are "gJo loo- had Farm Hill School District is about 23 acres of wheat, which yielded 750 six miles north of Magrath. -and was iJ. cipal'; Mr. Dyer, Miss Wilson, .land Miss Harker. There are'about and merchants are members. pupils on the roll in all Stand-; up to Standard-VII. Last year r The splendid Magrath Fair a few; bushels. Fourteen acres of this was Uust organized this summer. It has.. When StaQdard sev'en from weeks ago was the result of the enei- wheat, and the'nine acres were aja nice new frame school-house which ation Standard VI' and two from Standard getic efforts of the officers and mem- j volunteer crop.' He.has plenty of I cost ami the-furniture, aad local passed of the bers OI- the Agricultural Society of good hay, the growth of which was .'facing would-make a total of ahout nea-: 'dePartment- The sta2 Magrath. The officers are as follows: rank because of irrigation. Mis Henderson-is the teacher di i be enlarged at Christmas by the President, Levi Harker; Vice-Pres.. 'addition of another teacher. j j B Riri.G'; Sec.-Treas.1, ,Benj. Mat- rrigati Apple Orchards i in" charge. The school has a good school" lib- The secretary deserves special A-. visit to the garden and orchard Horses But it will be in the neighborhood of j of 300 and about credit for the energy which he detot- bushels of wheat. More flax i has been raised this vear than usual. worth of physical and chemical to the society.' old school'building will The Bank of Montreal has built :om the new building, i the neighborhood of paratus. The total'flax crop will probably be i Jf util 2ed to accommodate new frame, bank building costing the overflow n about lo.OOO bushels.' There was a slight louch of frost suffered by late grain.m. a few "rt fields. But the bulk of the grain is i while the of good quality an-d is grading well. There is a steady market since thresh- ing started, but there js still consid- erable grain being held, in the farm- ers' bins. of Walter Ackroyd is worth wm'le. I Magrath farmers are lovers of good His ten-acre plot is .nicely laid out. i horse-flesh. Very few old plugs are He has 300 apple trees, also some .seen on- the street. R. W. Bradshaw 'a plum an-d cherry trees. His 1.000 is -an importer of Peicherons, There are large play grounds near J. L. Gibbs is finding his present- the school. The young lady students building crowded- for his growing a basket-ball club. 'boot and harness shop, so is building' young men and boys of the j a new one much larger. This, firm school play football and baseball. ihav-e sold a hundre-d sets of harness and berry bushes yielded a good return of Ed. Hodge, of Clydes. Five "car- currants and raspberries. He is'.also loads of pure bred horses have been experimenting with 'grape vines, j imported into the Magrath district The staff and pupils of