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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TiumJav. September lglg_ TIIE T.FTTTBRIDflE HERALD Third Avenue Boiinen Site 3 lob block 14 Revenue Producing ASQUITH LINDSEY Heal Estate Financial Brokers Outside Investors Are Buying Lethbridge Property FOLLOWERSLEARNING TO FARM SAID FARMER If you can invest Here is a Snap U Brokerage Department MITFORD COMPANY OPPOSITE HERALD OFFICE _ i-i- -uu' Alberta Loan and Investment Co., Limited STREET-PHONE 1214 i Real Estate Mdney to Loan Fire, Life and Accident Insurance Special for this week 2 IoU each 20 feet, wide, close to new school. Price 5375 for the pair. One-half cash, balance la three months. _ North Letkbridge Realty Go. PHONE M< Fire-insurance Money to Loan Office to rent, per month The C. B. Bowman Agency ACADIA BLOCK. PHONE 1321. o. a trial for those harvest men you are needing. Satisfaction Guaranteed. T. H. Stagg Co. EmploymentAgency JOHNSON BLK. Phone 1327 LETHBRIDOE For .ale 160 acres, close to Tatar, per acre. Terms 53.00 per acre cash, balance crop payments. Some excellent buys in Lethbridge property. See us before buy- ing elsewhere. T.H. Employment Agency JOHNSON BLOCK LETHBRIDGE Freeman Maclieod Co lie Dominion Block Money to Loan "LAND MERCHANTS' Fire arid Life Insurance Room 12, Hull. Block, Lethbridge, Phone 768. Room 207, Ttimpleton Lake City, Raymond Alta., BANQUET BORDEN Premier Guest at Largely Attended Function at tlie Capital Ottawa, Sept. of the most elaborate functions of its kind held in Ottawa was the 'banquet tend- ered at the Chateau Luurier tonight to the flight Hon. R. L. Bordeii, who had as his hosts the Conservative as- sociation of Ottawa. The magnifi- cent dining hall of the hotel was till- ed with nearly five hundred guests. The Prime Minister was afforded a striking indication of the great es teem ill which he is held hy his party] in the capital, and of their fidelity to himself and his government. "What shall I said Mr. Bor- den, at the outset, "to a welcome such as .this? I should he less than human if i did not appreciate It from the hot- torn of my heart. From the time v.'e were awakened at, Rimduski hy 'the fireworks until we arrived at Ottawa this evening the welcome has been lore than any man could desire, and all that any man can expect. Further, let me say that most sincerely did I appreciate the welcom-e hy our fel- low citizens of the province of Que- bec. "I have not come to make' in any sense a party speech." SEii-d Mr. Bor- deu. "I deeply appreciate the in- tensely kind welcome given me hy the conservatives of this city and country, hut I recognize the same time that .Liberals as well -as Con servatives joined in the cordiality ol this welcome. I fully believe the rank and file of the Liberal plirty are just as earnest and loyal and patriotic foi the welfare of cur Dominion as any citizens of the country. As Cauad ians we are all working for a commoi good of all Canadians. Le me- say that on the one hand we were received with every possible frank ness and courtesy. We had the priv ilege with other minir.tcrs of th Crown of being with the statesmen of the old land. We were admitted ti the very Arcana imperial, yes, hit the very secrets of the Empire. "W1 discussed questions of the greatest in portance, and it is not, for me to mak any special announcsnient' that already given to the press. "Every thinking man knows tha the existence of the Empire'depend the Dominions across the AVhen crossing the vast areas of th seas, one cannot but be impressed b the greatness of the problem that con fronts the Dominions of the Einpir But I Ihink that the races which built up the Empire 'will not he di tressed, but stimulated, -by the grea ness of the task. C. C. Stover Says no More Slipshod Methods lor His Company "We're learning to said C. C. Stover, of Minneapolis, to the'Her- ald today. last three years hava taught us lessons we would never have learned, except from say ex- perience." Mr. Stover has been In Southern Alberta fqr ten days on the present trip. 'Controlling nearly ten thousand acres of farm laud for Minneapolis "Those who think that the grea Cheapest and Best Buy in the City Fire Lots facing north, on seventh Avenue South, on sewer and watcrj; near Fifteenth Street South; short time only Phone 1212 mother of nations is dead or dyi arc mistaken. It. may not foe amiss to say thi the influence of this great Dominio and the other Dominions of the En- tire, will always be for peace in peaceful way. "It is not a cheerful prospect, aft two thousand years of Christian) that two great Christian jiatio: should he -devoting so much of the thoughts and strengt.li to the inea of mutual destruction. But, so loi these miditions prevail, we shoti he in a position to defend onrselyt At the same time I believe that f Rritish race, wherever Its memlie live, will stand to do its duty, a will do it." Graceful compliment was paid the guest of honor to Sir Gepr Reid, Australian High Commission to London. Sir George responded briefly, eulogizing the esteem -in which he is held in London. To th-e toast Cabinet, proposed by Mr. I jaiuj ,1. A. Ellis, M.L.A., Ottawa West, Hon. Messrs. Foster, Pellctier and Roche replied, "The eyes of the world are on Can- said Hon. Mr. Foster. "We are no longer on a back street." investors, he if having a busy time it during the harvest season. The .acorns in which he Is interested are e Iowa Fanning Co.', at Stirling, the 3-Operative Farming Co., at Ray- and, and a large acre tract at ilk River. The major portion' of Is land is .in crop this year. Fair Average Yield "Winter wheat is not going to av- age quite so well as we had esti- ated" he-said. "Spring wheat will better than Flax ay or may not he a crop, according weather conditions during the next ro weeks. "Some of the winter wheat will go I bushels to the acre. Some will go s low as 15. It will average 20, I Ink. Most of it is grading Mo. 1 and o. 2, although there Is always tire anger of the grade being lowered on ccount of too much rain discoloring Cutting will- be finished on the tirling farm this week. In fact, all ie crop of these cone-ems will foe arvested within ten days, except the ilX. They have already shipped several ars, Mr, Stover considers the price cry good at present, although futures how a falling oft, October wheat be- iig several cents lower than cash n-ices. The heavy .crop across the Ira is tending to keep pricey low. Better Farming Methods Speaking of his experience during he past three years, Mr. Stover sold .e 'was introducing a new system ,nf mndliiig the land, mere slipshod for them. After this he will endeavor to crop half of each farm each year, summcrfallowing the rest. Dne-reason for this change is that the summer fallowed land, sown to "win- ter wheat, is this year yielding 30 bushels of. No. 1 wheat to the acre. A Contrast As a contrast, he gives an experi- ence in farming by half methods. Last ear they sowed about 2.00 acres to flax, rushing in at the last moment It never came up till June 26. It was green when the frost came, and no worth cutting. They let it lie. turn NORTH WARD it off this spring, and stubbled ii spring wheat. It is yielding only 3o bushels to the acre. Had that land been summer fallow ed last year, when it was found to b1 too late for serving, and sffwn to winter wheat, they would have ed the cost of seeding to flax in 1911 and likely got a 30 crop wheat this year, instead of 15 bushels Good farming nays. The company is yoing into mixe farming more extensively in a year o two, when the land is developed. Hog cattle and slicep will be stocked o each farm. Winter wheat is being sown and the .company will put in about L 200 acres this year. This will be o summer fallow. Conditions for see< ing are ideal .since Sunday's rain.. On Vancouver Island All Roads Lead to Courtenay The Fastest Growing Town in the Dominion Today Nowadays it is a common: saying thai lo make money in real es- tate-it is only the few who can invest thousands of dollars m busi- ness property in large cities who realize the big profits. Did YOU ever stop to think that the man who. buys a business lot for in a growing town and re-sells it for in three years, has increased his capital 900 per'cent, whereas the man who pays for a lot and resells it for. in the same time is a mere hnanraal bungler in comparison, The trouble is to find the right place for the In Riverside Addition Lots, Courtney, we have what you want And as .'positive proof ol oor-.asserlion ,we would ask you to tomorrows' issue of this copies of letters direct from Courleiiay, businessmen, unbiased opinions of the property we are handling. Lots to terms -1-4 cash, balance and Or 10 per cent of purchase price per month. No interest. Free Booklet on Courtenay Mailed on Bequest. f Sole Agents for McCORVIE REALTY CO. iii i PHONE 1391 309-5th St. South PHONE 1391 Association Will Revive Soon ami Tackle Muni- cipal Pi'oblcriis "The North Letlrbridge Ratepay- ers' Association is not dead, but sleep- ug." So saith one of the stalwarts of that aggiegation, and he was very much alive at the time. "The organization will be ready for business again this tall, and will be working overtime for the municipal elections in December. We will .be heard from after our long smnmei loliday. Incidentally jnndidate in the field lor.'municipal honors." The overhead bridge bungle, the Thirteenth street subway question, ami the 'widening of "Thirteenth' street North are all on the list for discus- sion. Some of the residents of North Lethbridge are sore over tne Ninth street overhead ibridge mix-up: In the first place they claim it should never have been built.. And just now they would like to know where the money Went that 'was pay for it, and likewise where it is going to come from when the C. P. R. demands are to bo mat. Just, in this connec- tion they are going to ask a few ques tions along financial lines in -general. What .about the Thirteenth strer.1 order granting the. level crossing was for one year only. While they are content with that, they want a subway in order to be sure thai Thirteenth street will have a manent crossing. Thirteenth-street is to be the main thoroughfare of ;the city In a f short years, according to the-Herald's informant. To this end the business men of Thirteenth street North, not Acting Patrol Sergeant Jliinson Saskatoon lias reined to talre tl position uf chief of police of Suther- SECURITY INVESTMENT; co., LIMITED North Lethbridge Snap 2 lots, 108-109, block 7, 6th Ave. A. N., containing L 1-2 story, 4 room house; water, light mid sewer; on sidewalk; well pUstcred. Trice balance 6 and 12 months. BOX 300, JUDGE GAYNOR TO TESTIFY Nev; Vork, Sept. to plans announced early toda? Mayor Gaynor will be tlie first witness tills I afternoon when the aldermanic com- mittee appointed to investigate nl- logcd police graft, held its tirst ses- sion. It will ho optional with His Honor whether lie is sworn or not. He has not lieen subpoenaed, simply invited lo lestify. NEARLY FINISHED AT BRANDON Brandon, Sent present fine weather cohlinues. culling will he priiclically completed in Hramlon dist- rict by Thursday or Friday. Fanners a.ro tolling advantage of the dry weather and hum of binders can lie hoard in all both early and late. ThreahlllK will cnimnnncn at Hin experimental fnrm on Wed- nosday. iir t AGoodBuy For Quick Sale 2 lots, 4 and 5, block I, Alexander facing east, on St. S., Price cash, balanco 4 and S months. Box 250, II lira I A GOOD SNAP Lots 129-130, in Block "E, facing south, on car line, on 6th Ave, S. Price 31250 each. 1-3 cash, balance.6 and 9 months. L. S. RIPLEY CO. Loans FIRE INSURANCE Real Estate SHERLOCK BUILDING, We Are Going to Sell T.. two hundred acres choice trait lands at Creston B C aiid Rlvc some one tuo balance of the tract, twenty-three acres. This Ideal land. Price anil terms aro right, Havo you ever investigated Creston! only want the subway, but they are iftei ,i ider street on the north side ib well Thej are Imvmg trouble in. .setting the necessary petition, ashing for the latter, as there are manj out- side investors interested in that street, and they do not seem to be to the situation Howevei, they aie not going to give up without a fight. There- will be one' thing the asso- ciation will not complain about :thls. year, and that Is the amount of public. Impiovement done on the north lido during this season. They are quite satisfied on that score. The associatiin will be stronger than ever this winter. Mole new resi dences have gone up on the: north side this year than south of the tracK, and nearly all these are owned by the occupants, so that the number b? voters has largely increased since 1911. They think they will have little trouble in electing another member to the- Council bodyjon the strerigtli of the increased number of I have leveral inquiries for houses to rent, .both. furnished and unfurn- ished Please call, Owners- I also have inquiries forborne' cheap lots on easy terms. Listings Wanted I JOHN R. REFILL St. S. PHONES: Office Res. 466 Real Estate, Insurance, Rentals, Money to Loan Farm Lands O. T. LATHROP Stafford Block Farms Loam Worth Investigating Half acre make 6 lots) located one block south ol' Gnlhraitli School, i'riee cash, balance -to-, suit.- The Cascaden Land Co. OFFICE 10 MAODONALD BLOCK Must Sell Finest house in Leth- bridge. Fireplace, etc. Owner sacrificing this pro- perty at cost. Price Good terms. HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock JBldg. 7th St. ;