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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, FRIDAY; SEPTEMBER 24, I90T Do you want %ri investment of CO which will give you 2O to 25 per cent, clear return? This is no wild speculation but a good investmeut in Lethbridge C y Property. If interested call 011 Freeman, Macleod and Graham Phone 173 LETHBRIDGE P.O.Box (579 THREE SECTIONS Improved Al Land. Good House, Barn, .Well, etc.. within four miles .of good town. A Snap at per acre. Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block PHONE 290 4 Cottages in North Ward, all "rented, bundles 4 Cottages in North Ward, all rented. bandies 1 Cottage, London Road, rented. to suit. THE ALBERTA REALTY EXuIANGE, Phone 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. 0. Box 254 FJRE INSURANCE. FARM LOANS AT 8 PER CENT. WITHIK SIGHT OF THE CITY B: an acre, easy To Kancn, suitable for dairy The H. Macbeth Agency THREE SALOONS THERE; POLICE ARE ABSENT A Comparison Between Can- ada and United States Border Towns South Of Lethbridge (From the Herald's Travelling Correspondent.) Coutts, Sept. 22.-Coutte and Sweet are not threshed yet. but Some oats were LOANS INSURANCE REAL ESTATE Lots on. London Koad, Block E, each Business Lot on Redpath Street 2500 We can interest yon in Acreage Property If looking for Trackage Property, see our list Agents forC. P. R.'Irrigated Lands Southern Alberta loan Investment Co. GEORGE J. BRYAN Thompson Block, Calgary Offices to Rent in Bryan Block Gen. Bryan Block, All Property Listed at Both Offices Here's Bargains Two Choice Corner Lots on Railway Street, North Ward. each, easy terms Small House and Lot on Railway Street, North Ward. easy terms J. I. Eakin and Co. 307 Crabb St. (Opposite Bank of Phone 383 Lethbri dge, Alta. Tp. 1, Range 17 has twenty-one squatters iu it already. Th-.-y have raised garden truck this year and have from five to thirty acres each broken ready for next year's crop. i John Long has 20 acres of winter sown. James Smith also has i some winter wheat sown. This town- ship is part of the Kldridge grazing i lease. J. Donaldson, 27 miles east of i Coutts and 6 miles from the R. N. j M. P. barracks at "Writing on I settled there on March llth and had 25 acres of crop this year, oats, potatoes, corn, beans, peas and Grass are where the Alberta Railway j all of garden stuff were a good T T no ;s r-viU meet those j crop and especially so for spring and Irrigation rail, i of the Northern at tne imtr national boundary. There a wood- en post alongside the track and a brick chimney on the roof of the un- ion depot. Some time ago there was a red line on the platform but when a new platform was constructed the lined plank was torn up. The depot is a long frame building with a customs office at either end, with the national flag over each of- fice Near the track on the Canadian side is the 'Royal North West Mount- ed Police barracks where there is an- other Canadian flag. As the train stopped' and the pass- engers rose to get their lunch they found the doors locked. A red coat of the R. N. W. M. P. was at the platform sizing up the bunch as the TJ. S. customs officer searched the. baggage of those going through the United States. There is a lunch coun- ter in the depot on the Coutts side, but no other restaurant or lodging sown on June 15 and harvested on Aug. 27. Canadian government officers at Coutts are: H. Tennant, customs of- ficer; G-. N. Tenniant, preventive officer; Chas. Mair, immigration of- ficer; Dr. W. T. Patton, veterinary inspector; Sergeant Oliver and two constables of the Mounted Police. Chas. Mair, the Canaodian immigra- tion agent here, came to Western Can ada 41 years ago and was immigra- tion officer at Lethbridge till last March, when owing to- his failing health he is kept busy this season for- there other is in connection with the Uncle ig double the allount of stock corn- Sam hotel. Ia the old days this own is re- spectioT1 is ported to have been a lawless place, protectin? the stock- raisers .of Alberta but now to all appearances it ing into Aiberta this year. The in- town is re- for the benefit of good-Half .Section one mile from shipping point and near Lethbridge. All under cultivation. Also Half Section one niiie from shipping point near Lethbridge. Low prices and good terms The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH quiet, orderly place. The Citizens Lumber Co., of Leth-i bridge is building a new yard at Sweet; An auction sale of fhe Sweet Grass' townsite will be held on October 9th.; at Sweet Grass. i Farmers come all the way from 25 j miles to do business in 'Sweet Grass.; Many from both sides of the line. Sam Griffith, who is building the j new opera house at Lethbridge, 'has a i general store at Sweet Grass. He just: -received today a sample of the new j opera 'chair which will be used. There are three stores, one two restaurants, three saloons and two lumber ..yards. Paul Audet 'has .commenced build-; ing his new store at Coutts. It win' be frame and 24 by 40, and will b? located oa the corner of the Roman; Catholic church .land, about a quar-i ter of a mile north west of the sta- from contagious diseases in imported stock. Wm. Field of Calgary is importing seven head of Black Percheron regis- tered mares for breeding purposes. They are a good type and will help improve Alberta stock. G. H. Ross, 20 miles east of Coutts and two miles north of the bound- ary, has 25 acres in crop this year, mostly oats, and a splendid crop. He has broken 85 acres more for next year. He has 50 acres already s to fall wheat. NEWS FROM SWIFT CURRENT Swift Current Seventh Mill Almost Elevator Almost Corn- Dieted. Swift Current, Sept. Na- tional Milling Co. are, at the present i tion. He expects to get the post office time> erecting a flour mill in Swift i which is now in the customs house.; Current. Mr. Ford, who has been a BARGAIN Three Lots Block E, facing Courtland Street, each; easy terms. R. V. GIBBONS OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 LITTLE BOY FATALLY SHOT Bagot, Man., Sept. the 7-year-old son of Kiel Johnson, of Rosendaie, was accidentally shot through the head last evening, dying three hours later. A 5 year old sister had -climbed into a wagon where a 22-calibre rifle, loaded, had been placed. The deceased started to climb over the wheel as the little girl picked up the gun. It was discharg- ed, the bullet entering the face of the boy. He did not recover con- He has made application to the man all his life, is looking after j R. I. for a store site and if he se- jthft of it. It is to be a hun- cures one nearer ihe railway he can j dred "barrel mill. The machinery used move his building. If not he will jin is to be the most up-to-date bo able to let business stay at the! so that is can be relied on to present site of his new store. jdo The machinery will Settlers on the Canadian side of the b- operated by a 65-horse power 'gas boundary will appreciate this new plant. Mr. Ford is pushing store very much for it will work as fast as he can. He ex- things much better than at present. Pects have the plant in operation Now there are two alternatives, least'by the loth of November. to travel all the way to Milk The elevator that is to be used in or else take a short cut across the j connection with the mill is nearing line and buy their supplies at the j also> and Mr- Ford stores at Sweet Grass, which makes I Pacts to start buying grain in a few buyer is ex- it awkward for the settlers and the: da-vs> when Canadian customs officers who have! Pected io arrive. sciousness. In any quantity delivered in the City. Orders taken at A. Easton Co.'s Harness Store. Phone 103 P.O. Box 201 T. A. EASTON to do their duty. This elevator, with a capacity of Mr. Audett will also erect a feed 30'000 bushels, be the fourth one stable so farmers will have a place that 'has erected here this sum- to feed their horses without driving mer- Baking in all a total of seven over to the United States. There in the town. They all ex- a good crossing of the track at the Pcct to do a biS business this year. north end of the yard and the new In fact the other sis are at the pres- store will be conveniently located tmie busy taking in this new trail. grain that has been threshed thJs It may be necessary for Canadians year- somc coming directly from who wish to stay over night in the the machines. There are town to go over to 'the U. S. to sleep two reasons why this elevator should I and oat, but the customs officer would do a first, it, is run in difficulty in -collecting duty on connection with the only mill here. a meal in a man's stomach. and second> has a situation W. H. Turner and Sons, 4 1-2 miles tha71 the others, being nearer the east of Coutts, just settled here last j part of town and on the side October and have ten acres in crop j from which the greater part of the this year. They have 50 acres more ?rain ]vi11 come the only one on broken and will crop 100 ;acres next year. He. says the country is settl- that Slde- Ford deserves -credit for the ing up very fast and the'settlers all with which the construction seem very well satisfied. 'of both tiw mil1 and elevator' has a SuiU up. HARVEST TIME Should be a season of plentiful money for many of our people, and much of this should find its way in- to the Bank. We wish to remind all of the fa- cilities of the BANK OF TORONTO for conducting the blanking business of farmers and town and city people. Surplus money-should be deposited in our Savings Department where it will earn, in- terest and where it will be McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Acents [or Lethbritkfc SAFE required for use. Small, or large amounts may be deposited or withdrawn at any time. INCORPORATED 1856 LETHBRIDGE BRANCH F. W. McEachern Manager BLACK HAND CASE Winnipeg, Sept. daggers pointed at their breasts and threat- ened with instant death if they resist- ed, Dominic Tornro, Mike Wilchay- ojn and John Caupak, were held up in St. John's park last night and robbed of over in cash. The- robbers warned them that they were members of the "Black and not to give any alarm. The matter is in the ha-nds of the police. The Her Job Department Headquarters for Office Stationery of all kinds in Fully Equipped the Trade Expert Mechanics and the Latest Machinery If you have not tried us for your work, let us turn you out a trial order Letter Heads Bill Heads t Statements Envelopes Phone 106 Invitations Announcements Circulars aphlets Etc., etc. ;