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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LtTHBRIDQE DAILY HERALD, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, IfM. KAQt -Jt 'Direct Draft Damper at Front of Stove' Where tt is Easy to Turn No reaching across a hot stove and over steaming pots to turn direct-draft damper on Sask-AIta. It is placed right at front of stove (see illustration) where a child can readily operate it. Sask- Alta Dh ect Damper insures your arms against scalding by steam, and fingers from being burned. But you cannot get "this feature In any other range. It's an exclusive Sask Alta improvement. 27 GRASSY LAKE IS TO HAVE A NEWSPAPER (From the Herald's Travelling Cor- respondent.) Grassy Lake, Alta., Sept. Grassy Lake is fifty-three miles east of Lethbridge and 54 miles from Med- icinv Hat. It is the midway fi t A A O f V> A 4 Al town ies of Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. It has a history dating back to the sub-land agency, for it is felt Miere is r.com here for one accom- modate the large nunibe.r of home- steaders who have to hang around and wait their turn at the -wicket at the Lethbridge Land Office when they muv -wont, act n. nniisHOn Llewelyn and son have a livery, feed and sale stable on Main Street. old times of the cow punching and I They often send teams out fox a week the meeting place of the trains on the i with land seekers who wish w look old narrow guage railway. Wm. Sal- vage tells interesting history of the changes since when he came here to settle on. his homestead now a site of a busy thriving town. When driving west from Bow, Is- land a person can see a strange white object shining in the sun away to the west. The writer wondered what it was. But when nearing Grassy Lake it showed to be elevator No. 4 of the Medicine Hat Millmg Co. which had been built at Grassy Lake since the Herald man was here, a few days ago. A view' from the top gives a pano- rama of homesteads, grain stacks, and over the country for fifty mile's. They also -do considerable dray work around Grassy Lake. Wong Yatt runs a restaurant 1 lunch counter on Main Street. The Citizens Lumber Company have a tidy and well stocked yard in charge of A. B. Blythe. Business is brisk nearly every day. There is a good demand for building material for houses, .stables and granaries. William Salvage has a store with ri c-k of dry goods, boote F-. is 'owner of the from his store westwards and is an example black breaking foriri'aiiy miles around The elevator has a -capacity of bushels and is thoroughly up-to-date I s lucky a store with the latest machinery and splen- j a r carries a of did facilities for unloading grain etc; b. come a real est v Li. Tugham ins LETHBRIDGE AGENTS Stafford-Agnew Co. "If you live-out of town write us." Here are some of Hamman's caus- tic and kindly-epigrams: Of a prominent financier, from whom, he wrested the II- linois Central; he said: "Oh, let him talk. I pay no attention to crap shooters." "An automobile is the greatest doc- tor and drug store in the world. It gives makes him forget, ex- hilerates him. I wish" they, were cheaper so the man of moderate means could be provided with this way of getting well." "I believe in fair, dealing. No one In my life has ever convi'cted me of trickery." "The people have the get-rich- baci Jus. It's a fearful disease. It's the only menace to this country." "Matrimony is not essentially a business proposition. But if I were a young man I should marry, and the quicker the better." "Always be courteous and friendly and do the best you "I truly believe that if wives were to take more interest in, their hus- band's affairs'we would have a hap- pier world." "What sensible man doesn't believe in God? Religion saves and advances civilization." quickly and easily. I J J. J. Eeicl is the man in charge and already is quite popular with the fanners. The elevator here buys on a small margin on account of us- ing nearly all the wheat at their own lie- is vory' i in showing his go.is ;ni.l i; a gt owing business. The Union Bank has ah office in the Perry Block. R. W. Baillie is mill" at Medicine Hat. The elevator j manager. He ..reports a steady in- opened on Sept. 4th and has crease of business since the bank op- been a steady run of teams since. The eneki four months past. As an grain is all grading mostly No. 'i ]STor- indicator of general conditions-he re- thern. 'Some say that the grain that the payments are being met keted-' here, has a peculiar, hardness promptly. to it which -makes it .first class r W- F- McNichol is doing a bush for milling purposes. This elevator business in his general store and has will be a great benefit to the town had to build ,an addition to make room and district of Grassy A grain roller will be installed to crush feed for'farmers and a of flour and' feed will be kept on hv for excluding for grain. The it! and .'.irmers of Grassy Lake c- mess fo.-'.'S.ir it in establishing t.'i'? i elevator i From the top of this elevator one i f rr mere goods. Upstairs is the i which is large and L.OOiC j with dressing rooms. Assembly Hall, well fitted up I can look over the surrounding coun- many miles and. away across! Dr. Ross, who spent days In i the river to the ;bare prairie where H. F. "Wiker supplies harness and saddles and does general repair work. A new business block is owned by H. Scott and Carruthers are agents, for the International Machine and have a -warehouse for their imple- ments. G. P. Porter is kept busy between ,this city, has located at Bow Island I the range cattle will soon Have to give j 'and has taken the -ground floor oflplacy to tho grain fields and gardens Jthe new Sandquist block. his butcher business and the. duties of President of the Board of Trade. Lots one block east or new Stand Pipe, 1-3 cash, balance six and twelve months. Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block J 290 'FIRE INSURANCE. FARM LOANS AT 8 PER CENT. WITHIN SIG-HT OF THE CITY N. E. X Sec, 26, Tp. 8, Rge. 22- _ _ N. W. X Sec. 25, Tp. 8, Rge. an acre, easy icrms To Ranch, suitable for dairy jt The H. Macbeth Agency 1 4 Cottages in North Ward, all rented, handles 4 Cottages in ''North Ward, all rented, handles 1 Cottage, London Road, rented, down, balance to suit. THE ALBERTA REALTY EXuUNGE, Phone 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. 0. Box 254 A Fine Quarter of Irrigated Land, close to Leth bridge, per acre. Very easy terras. The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH LOANS INSURANCE REAL ESTATE Best Lots in Alexander Addition, SSto.QO each. Lots in North Ward, close to track, 380.00 each Two Lots in Riverview. the pair Fonr-r.oomed Hotise on Lot facing two streets, Souton alberta Loan Investment Co. GEORGE J. BRYAN Thompson Block, Calgary- Offices to Rent in Bryan Block Gen. Manager Bryan Block. Lethbridge All Property "Listed at Both Offices alonff the ditches of the South Alberta i r n Vi r n On. Close at hand on the north side, of the track the town seen. The gap? are filling .up" fast with-buildings and'soon the town will have- to widen out back from thy track.' Already, a beginning has been made.' Beginning at the east end cf the one sided the business houses mentioned .aro as follo'ws: D. S. Kimbali is, agent for sey Harris -'Go. Business brisk this yea r. His chief been on binders, 'mowers and rakes. He was riot opened up in time to get the plow business. He has sold three One settler 27 miles to the south bought a binder and another settler .37 miles away bought a mower and rake, so lie covers a lanre district. bailiff and issues necessary but should nave -little to do .when crops are as good as they are j this season. The pool barber, shop ar? well patronized by the young men of the town. A New Enterprise On' October 15th a new stage Jin'? will be started by Gallagher and Sons the liverymen of Grassy Lake. It j will be a weekly service, leaving. Gras- :-he Mas-jsy.Lake Wednesdays at 8 a. in. and as south thirty miles to different run has i parts-of chia Coulee and will return to Grassy Lake on Thursday, arriving about.2 p.m. stage .will accom- modate" about eight passengers and will be hauled by a four in hand. This same firm of 'liverymen have a large -livery, feed and sale .stable with about twenty -head of drivers, well broken. Two culverts and -a bridge are be- ing put b and a grade made down the hills. It will allow of hauling heavy loads of grain by either horses or traction engines. Three outfits are busy threshing south of Grassy Lake. John Ell and W. C. Thompson each have a steam outfit and have been threshing for nearly three weeks. Last Saturday he threshed BOO bushels of oats for Johnson. One farmer reports .a" yield of 41 bushels of wheat and 84 bushels of oats to the acre. And all this on dry farming. "I took the Herald since you were 'here before and I like it first rate." So said a. citizen of Grassy Lake to the Herald man.. There is great talk of arranging for the bringing of gas from'Old Glory. Why not go in with Lethbridge and Taber and have a pipe line from Old Glory right through to Lethbridge. The gas bottled up in the'pipe is no more use than if it -were still undet the rocks. The wire: and poles for tfce exten- sion of the Government Telephone line from Taber to Medicine Hat are already here. The business men are anxiously waiting to see the erection of the line when Grassy Lake can say Hello to the rest of the province. The C. P. R. have three tracks be-, sides the main line. Six trains met here at one time today. No water tank but a contract has been let to Mr. Fleming to bore fqr water. There is a loading platform and a good .large stock yard. There is: now a large ex- tra gang of men working on the grade. Lumber is already here for the erec- tion of a new depot. ATI operator and an agent are.'now-! sttioned here and both day and night I trains stop big improvement j since last winter. The Maunsell ranch-shipped twen- ty-five carloads of cattle today. They j will go to Liverpool. It was inter-! esting to see the range cattle stam- pede at the sight of the; new elevator. Accident Policy a Good Thing Pete Westley, who lives a few miles south of Grassy Lake considers that the accident policy of the Imperial Guarantee and Accident Cn. is a good thing to have. He met with an acci- dent recently and is now drawing per week while he has to use crutches. HE WAS A MODEL Clergyman Tells Wall Street People That Harriman Wat a Good Christian New' York, Sept. a crowd of several hundred persons in Wall street .Dr. Wilkin- son, one of the clergy of Trinity parish, delivered an eulogy of late Edward H. Harriman. Dr. the stock exchange at the noon hour, and soon had a crowd about him. The preacher said "Ten years ago Mr. Harriman char- tered a vessel and went to, Siberia. He took with him Archdeacon Nelson of New York, and together they vis- ited the whaling fleets and gave real encouragement to theee men who rare- ly ever have a. chance' to go to church. Mr. Harriman was a good CTiristian. He left nothing to be de- Ofteii during .his Mr. would say to those wth. whom came in contact, 'I waut' you' to to church." "Mr. ;Harriman, I have never knew him model man t in Arden, where he lived. He was upright and noble all through his life. Many of you young around ;tne arc in better circumstanfr es than 'Mr. Harriman was when )M was your and if you lire as did, perhaps in time you may reach the same position. I want to im- press upon you that all rich jmcn not scoundrels, and all poor inert art not knaves and fools, Te be is high- er than to At the instigation of ie six more undesirable sired in his social and religious life. out of the "tin horn" variety lef tr esterday. The chief remarked thai, there were any more lett it would be advisable for them to take the Toronto has 360 meeting places for worship, and 225 of these are churches. There are 45 Anglican: 41 32 Presbyterian; 21 Bap- tist; 15 Koman Catholic and 9 Con- cregational. We have a fine selection 6 Holes. Steel Ranges, and High Closets Square V Extended 2 Hole Stoves Homesteader's Square Cook Stove HAYR BROS. Phone To P. 0. Box 27 They frequentlv drive T iaS for thirty-five miles or .hop. skitters for twenty-five or to the district betwen Forty ty miles come to Grassy Lake to get! Mile Coulee and Zip Their work done at his shop. are out wny. dav> so Haley Bros, have a well stocked the rush. Farmers, and settlers from lumber yard and carry all kinds of the district from eighteen to forty buildiTig material They .seem to be miles to the south often feed their kept busy these days supplying. sett-J horses, at this barn when they come lers with lumber for granaries., resi-jto town for supplies denccs or stables. i. T A I J-- -A- Underwood running the Larsen Bros, have a well stocked j Grassy Lake Hotel. The dmin store. They handle all sorts of gen- full oral merchandise., dry goods, zooms meal room and the He ha- nearly .every are let every and shoes, crockery, hardware, gro-jhad to rent an annex across cor- cenes flour and 'feed, etc. Next spring wiU build an her have six or seven clerks addition at the northwest com-r 'and kept busy n-enrly _all the time. will install a furnace and is consid- The. "post oflice is in the rear of the j ering the installation of storr- and conducted by Postmaster i lis-ht. _ -Dngg-s. On the corner west of the hotol P Franks does a brisk business, j large buildinc, part of which He_na, a rig- which travels out and j i, used as a restaurant conducted by delivers iresh meat to the farmers: Mrs. Wylds. for a radius of ten around Grassy Lake Record sy Lake He has killed four Grassy Lake is sooa to have a news one veal, one pork and one mutton j paper of its own. Mr -Yshby is in a week. He also handles cured j ing with good success and will meats and fresh fruit and garden ve-jthe hearty support of all in the town n it- T, iand district" He Ws press Durnelis Eestaurant furnishes tra- j and -outfit here shortly and he will vellers with both beds and meals. It j begin publication as soon as possible is well patronized. j after it arrives. H has already commenc-j A sash and door factorv is beinc ed the loundation of a building to be started. The used as a millinery shop. j have sold a And probably Many Will Enlarge Their Barns, Build Granaries, or Put up New Residences Imperial Brick GO kiln of to help Good Postal Service j build up Taber and are now burn- Grassy Lake gets mail off both the j ing a kiln east and west bound trains fourteen The Saskatchewan Alberta Collier w H a the Herald man was here of coal from their this winfer winter and shows that the efforts i Tho Driggs of the Lethbridge Herald and the Lethbridge Board of Trade and oth-i erg .some fruit. ALFALFA three miles from Station good well and house on property 80 acres under cultivation 25 acres, in alfalfa, two crops cut this season already. per acre. Freeman, Maeleod and Graham LETHBRIDGE P.O. Box 679 Postmaster Driggs is building a new- post office nearer the centre of the town. The mail is getting so large now that it will necessitate having a separate office building although the salary' of the postmaster is not sufficient to pay laborers wages for the hours the past office is open. The postmaster reports that Grassy Lake now has the best mail service of any town between Taber and Medicine Hat. 1 Want Sub Land Agencies Grassy Lake has been asking for a mine is not, now ing to any great extent. Grassy Lake Board of Trade has for its' officers, Pres., G. P. Porter; Vice- Pres., Wm. Salvage, and Secretary P. Carruthers. There is a good public school and the Latter Day Saints have a large frame church. New churches are soon to be built by both the Presby- terians and Roman Catholics Church Services are now held by the Presby- terin, Methodist and Latter Day Saints. One of the best improvements that Grassy Lake has is the new road across the Forty Mile Coulee. This will help the fanners ;n coming to Grassy Lake to market their grain. We have the largest stock of Building Supplies in Southern Albeita Call and get acquainted. You'll come the second time without this invitation City Yards, south of Ellison Mills, Lethbridge. ;