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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta fNK CCTHBRIDOE DAILY HtRALO, FRIDAY, tEPTEMEEft 3, )Mf. Residence of J. C. Morningstar {I tuated in East Kildonan. Aid. winter's residence is on Bird's SALE INSTRUCTED by Mr. J. C. Morningstar, who is leaving the City, I will Sell by Public Auction on Saturday next, September 4th, at 2 o'clock, this well-built MODERN RESIDENCE Containing seven ;rocms, verandah and built-in cement foundation, situated on McNab, near Mc- Beth street, North Ward. Ground high and dry. Lot 40x75. The sale will take place at the resi- dence as above. Terms 1-3 cash balance in 6 and 12 months; 8 per cenL discount for cash. ALSO TWO YEARLING COLTS Bona fide Sale No Reserve FRANK G. WADDINGTON Office: 410 Round street Auctioneer. Acres Of Cucumbers That is Way They Are Grown in East Kildcman, Near Winnipeg Man Expects 75 Tons The Winnipeg Free Press of a re- c.m date had the following: you ever see a ten-acre field of cucumbers with the vines growing so profusely that the ground was con- cealed by the mass of leaves, the only relief to the mass of vivid green be- ing the yellow glare of a new blown blossom or the golden be'ly ot n ripoii ed fruit-1 Such a iield was inspect- ed recently by Controlled T. F. Tallmaun, city street inspector, and bunch of newspaper ir.on. Ta-.' gigantic cucumber patch is owned by Ghas. Midwinter and is sit- Ald. Mid- HiD road just inside the city limits, but j his main cucumber field is almost 3 jn.-iles north on the bank of the Rod ri- vi'r. The trip was mack- by ;tuto over! I the splendid giMveiled ruad put down j by Kildonan municipality, and the 1 (ride was a most pleasant -one, Beau- tiful suburban homes were passed and market gardens -where vegetables of i all kinds -were growing in great pro- i fusion. The ten acre plot of ground on which Aid. Midwinter is reaping a cucumber harvest is of amazing fer- tility, the alluvial soil deep and ad- mirably suited to market gardening. The field is surrounded by groves of unusually large trees covered with dense foliage. Cucumber harvest has already be- gun and before the season is over Aid. Midwinter expects to gather 75 tons of the succulent fruit, which is much in demand, served sliced, at fancy prices, in city restaurants. The cucumbers are picked by G-ali- cian women, -who give excellent ser- vice in this respect and good wages are paid to them. The cucumbers are to local pickle factories and Aid. Midwinters 75 tons are but a baggatelie, as the demand is much greater than the whole local sup- meets you your work in half the time if you follow directions. Sunlight jxschj clothes front ri- from rouKbiJ-.s..-" life from mena. Aeked for a description of Dr. Cook, Professor Bauer said: "He is a man of medium height, but very powerful- ly built and in fact, has immense physical strength. He has great de- terination and during my very con- siderable knowledge of him, I have neviT known him to off a thing he has once started. 1 once heard j a friend cle.-cribe bun as a 'fellow who In of his determina- tion of character, he lias a charm- ing manner, and the geniality of his disposition wins all who know him, especially children. I think Dr. Cook has :hit the pole. He is the manner of a man who would utilize j the word 'successful' fur nothing lless." A Fine Quarter of Irrigated Land, close to Leth- bridge, per icre. Very easy terms. The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH Lifebuoy Soap is delightful !y re- freshing for Bath or Toilet in hot weather. For washing underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses and purifies. large proportion of the wage-earn- ing public. There is evidently a big field for the cucumber industry around Winni- peg and it is probable that before long the local supply will fairly well A Good Townsite Wiunifred, Alta., is one of the new townsites on the Crow's Nest Pass -of j the Canadian Pacific. Railway, It is j about; 36 miles south-west of Medi-j cine Hat (a divisional point on the! main line of the C. P. and about J 75 miles vast of Lethbridge, in Sunny j Southern Alberta, where the winters are short and the summers are long. It is also situated-in one of the finest areas of the grain growing district, j in short, the only district outsidt- 7-Roomed on Coutts Street. balance purchaser Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block PHONE 290 more insistent yearly. lUiii; tiic iwiij. T -i meet the demands of the local fac- Lethbndge that captured a pnze i tories although these are becoming j for graan at the Lethbridge exhibition this year. Aau .two of her jovial farm ers were successful competitors, one! for flax, and gne for oats, a sample j _. _ iL D I may be seeu South DlSCOVery UI (heilOrin lOieJAlberta Securities, Ltd, office win- _____ corner Round and Kedpath Chief Topic of Conversation at Scien-1 streets in Lethbridge. tist's Convention at Winnipeg j Several coal beds have been found in the vicinity and the Old Glory Southern Alberto loan Investment Co. GEORGE J. BRYAN Gen. Manage Thompson Block. Calgary Bryan Block, Lethbridge All Property Listed at Both Offiees Lots in Alexander Addition 'Best Building Lots on London Road each Acreage property, close in and siib-divided, at an acre Offices To Rent in Bryan Block MONEY TO LOAN INSURANCE Winnipeg, Sept. discovery of the North Pole by Dr. Cook has iormed the. chief t'opic of sation amongst the scientists attend- ing the meeting of the British Asso- ciation. -At. first they were inclined to doubt the news owing to the ain- of'.the first message re- ceived and even now a few of them are inclined to doubt that he n r "i S81P! ?ft Hf--r 1 ,1 i 11 i i l-l ill m It would cost 50% more to build your bsrn today than JO years Lumber is scarce and expensive and is getting more so. By keep- ing your barn (or any build- ing in fact) painted with good jj paint you will increase the it nf 4f 1 (1 tn "7s ply. Aid. Midwinter expects to re- reached the coveted spot, alize per acre from his cucum-! Col. Sir Duncan gas well is only 12 miles distant froni the townsite. The townsite has only- been, surveyed two months and there are now two general stores, post of- fice, livery; barn, two lumb-r yards., one implement agency, one black- smith shop, church and school house in course of erection. And settlers with car loads of ef- are waiting chances to secure the first available pieces of land that e liable to cancellation. Thev Closely adjacent to Aid. Midwin- ter's cucumber patch is another large field of the same vegetables owned by who has a residence with a. splen- dent his property. Mr. of the Geographical.Section oil know >a thin? it- the British, Association is greatly in- terested. .Sir .Duncan said, however, he not in a position to spe.ik as probability truth of the report that the pole had' actually .Made m Cansda life, of it from'-JO to 25 years. your dealer for VALUE OF KNOWING Pole discovery will be valuable to na- WHERE THE POLE !S vigation through finding a sew point ____ 'for measurement of magnetism.- It Ottawa, Sept. F. M. Stupart, would also be of meteorological irn- who is temporarily in charge of the i portancf, but the whole scientific val- us of it would depend upon the char- Dominion Observatory, stated today acler :md extent of the observatioils -that the practical value of the North' taken. beon reached. Asked as to the results of the discovety he "'said' that- until imports ol the expedition were it would be impossible to beautiful did lown, Whellams in three days last week 'garnered 17 1-2 tons of cucumbers. He.sta-.HS That one a en- cucum-. bers is equivalent to 12 acres of! estinir.to the importance of the dis- wheat. A while ago Mr. Whellams j cowries made. The fact of reaching went to :ht- Pacific coast intending to j was not of itself of great locate there. He, however, made up> importance, although it. was a great his mind that inarkc-t gardening near j achievement, but if scientific nbser-, Winnip'.-.tr wns lucrative enough for IVITP made by proper-y qual-! him, und he thinks that life, rn East! ined men.., the- result? o: the expedi-j Two good acres close in, and well located for sub- dividing Phone 396 P.O. Bos 254 THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, Brya.a Block, Lethbridge and are waiting patiently. It's Sit Winnifred. If you wish to secure a good loca- tion for a ,god line 'f business, write or call on P. J. Winnifred postmaster.' He will give you all the i "tips" going; or see when the tovm-j site lots, are going to ba sold .by pub- lic auction. Any and all information may be had by asking. ALFALFA three rn.iles. from Station good well and house on properly 80 acres mider cultivation 25 acre's in alfalfa, two crops out this season already. per acre. Jrreeman, Macleod and Graham .Phone 173 LETHBRIDGEv P. P. Box 679 Kildonan. taking it all around is tion would be of the greatest valu fully as enjoyable as at- coast. He is also a warm champioTi of the foreign immigrant and condemns the criticisms passed on those who' come here from. Galicia. He states" G. G. Chisholm, professor of .ge-j ography at- 'Edinborough Univrsiiy. that the scientific world would await tvith considerable interest the i full report of Cook, upon his expedi- that this country could not do with- j tion. The chief value, of all Polar out the labor supplied by these peo-1 expeditions, he'said, lay in the me- ple and that market gardeners, farm- ers and railways .would be utterly unable to cope with the work each year without the capable, dependable services of the willing workers who have come here to assist in the de- velopment of the country by cheer- fully taking hold of the laborious oc- cupations which are shunned by a The SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT QFFERS to the People of Leth- bridge and vicinity CjjTheir very complete facilities for the transac- c tion of banking business of every description, with the assurance that all business entrusted H to them will receive the most careful attention. CfTheir resources sLr.e large, and their experience in handling banking -accounts covers a period of more than a half century. tieo-rological and magnetic obsearvu- tions which could be made. The dis- covery of the Pole, Chisholm said, was not of great scientific importance1 but it was of course a wonderful achievement and .an honor for which explorers have been striving for cen- turies. "I believe Dr. Cook has reached the North Pole." Thus spoke Prof. Louis A. Bauer, of the Carnegie In- stitution, "Washington, D. C., one of America's leading scientists, and a close personal friend of the'intrepid explorer. There is probably no man alive who knows more about Dr. Cook's work and plans for the j expedition which he has just termin- ated so successfully than Professor Bauer. Dr. Cook dined with the Professor at his home on May j 1907. His achievement wiJl un'ques- j tionably be attended with the most j valuable results to science. Dr. Cook is not a more daring r-xplorer i than he is a scientist. He is a prac- tical geogolist and in addition to scien tific knowledge that would enable! him to make observations of immense importance, has made an almcst life! study of the Northern and Southern lights and should have much that is] new to tell of these wonderful pheno- It's Winnifred Lots "It's Winnifred" Lots Interest is paid on Savings Accounts._______ Current Accounts opened for Business People on favorable terms. Letters of Credit Issued for Travellers in North America and the East. Money Loaned ,to Responsible People. CAPITAL REST and UNDIVIDED PROFITS ASSETS Lethbridge__________________ T. W. fticEachern Branch Letters of Credit Issued Incorporated 1855 Manager LETHBRIDGE COISEBIUIQgY OF MUSIC AND I J. George Harper Director RE-OPENS MONDAY. AUGUST 30th, 1909. Expert teacher? in all branches. Class and private Choral, String, Orchestral and "Dramatic Clubs in connection. TUFF'S BLK., Opposite the Barracks. Of "Lots in the Town of Winnifred will be held in the Labor Hall at Lethbridge on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th at 2 p.m. by W. L. WilsOn, Auctioneer Having received instructions from the Owner. I wiil offer by Public- Auction about 250 Lots' on the above date. Winnifred is .grow- ing very fast. It has only been surveyed about two months, and has two general stores, post office, livery barn, two lumber -yards, one implement agency, one hotel, one blacksmith's shop, one church, and school house in course of erection. Winnifred is. the only district outside of Lethbridge that captured first prize for grain at the Leth bridge Fair this year. A-sample may be seen in the window of the office of the Alberta Securities Ltd., corner of Round and Redpath Streets. Terms of cash, balance in three and six months, at 6 per cent, interest. Further particulars may be had from P. J. DEMARCE Postmaster Winnifred Alberta or W. L. WILSON Auctioneer Lethbridge Alberta Phone 189 ;