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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRlOQE DAILY HERALD. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25. PAOi SAVE DOCTORS BILLS By eating clean, well-cooked and wholesome food at FINE COUNTRY AT MILK RIVER THE ALEXANDRA CAFE The only White Restaurant in the city. It costs no more than the cheapeat place in the city. We furnish the best the market, affords for the least possible cost to our many patrons. Our -regular three-course Lunches and Dinners 25c. 30c. 35c. 40c. 45c. and 50c. includes a full line of Vegetables and Dessert N. H. MURRAY, Prop. Corner Round and Duff erin Streets FARMERS! Before buying a new wagon for the coming you should see the NEW MOL1NE, FAIRCHILD and NEW DEAL WAGONS Highest Grad Lowest Office iitiinlprii COP. Ford ind Gimpbel! Unfits PbooB MS fI. Iox112 Growth Of the Town and District Remarkable- Prosperity (From Our Traveling Correspondent.) respondent.) Milk River, Sept. River village is on the north bank of the Milk River -where the main line of the A. R. I. crosses the river. It has a population of about 150 or over, i There are three stores, two good lum- ber yards, two blacksmith and two livery bams, a barber shop and pool -hall, two hotels; a real -estate and insurance office, a station, sec- tion house, freight shed, water tank, stock yard, elevator and fourteen re- sidences. Two New Bridges The traffic bridge is eompleted and is a great convenience to the people in the Milk River district. The peo- ple appreciate the efforts of John Woolf, M.P.P. in securing the bridge. ...The-.A. R. I. have an. extra gang working on', the new railway bridge across the Milk River. 'The water tank will be. one out of the way of traffic across the new- bridge. Blind Pig on a Vacation Several of the -citizens keep fat hogs and about a 'fortnight ago A. Swack- hamer had a blind pig but that gen- tleman has taken a vacation in Mon- i tana while the officers of the' law got i here too late. As this is in the lc- cal option district there is no.bar. Good Postal Facilities Oscjar Fitzmaurice postmaster, and the post office is in the rear of his store. There is a daily mail eer- vice to and from Lethbridge. As the settlement continues to increase it will no doubt be necessary ..in time to place a mail'clerk on these.trains. i Sub Land Agency i Oscar Fitznaaurice is sub agent for Dominion lands for the Milk River district which runs from Tp." 1 to Tp. 4 inclusive and from Range to 22, west of the 4th meridian. This office was opened on April 1st and the busi- ness has averaged aboutr 30 or 40 filings per month. It is a great con- venience to the settlers who other- wise would have to go to Lethbbridge DIARRHEA, DYSENTERY, COLIC, STOMACH CRAMPS, CHOLERA MORBUS, CHOLERA INFANTUM, SEASICKNESS, SUMMER COMPLAINT and all LOOSENESS OF THE BOWELS iiAY BE RAPIDLY AND EFFECTUALLY CURED BY THE USE OF DR. FOWLERS j EXTRACT OF WILD STRAWBERRY The medicine with a record of cures extending over 65 years. Yon tlon't experiment when you buy it. _ __ The King Edward Restaurant The Place to Get a Good Meal 21 Meals x Board and Room a week Candies, Fruit, and Tobacco Round Street Next Lumber Yard dry goods and -gents for a e e o oy Liircu ones, lurj .'2 6 wifhic. The baby would take fite, and after trying many reii'cdies which vcro o UMJ, J Hiiggested. we t-hould try Fowler's Extract of Wild Strav, berry. Atmr Kiviiitt them one bottle I found a Rreai change, and now my hifn on. K nrp v.-ii .-s ever. We have never been without it, sines, ic to myfriends, s o Kns. S. A. HJJRRISON. Napanee, "I Rreat pleasure to send -ou this teurimoniRl of what Dr. Extract of Wild in our 9 family. My dhughter'ii little girl, three years old. took summer coniplnhu- and wns nearly dead. After.all other remedies failed I thought of yonr remedy. The relief and the third cored her. My son had diarrhoea and a few reiiei ana tne tnira carea ner. jay son 9 Jt right I advine all motheri to a bottle of Dr. Fowler on h- the time. It is a grind medidncfor yonng old. and I cannot recommend it r o hiKhlyin all trouble the bowela too A few doset will check trouble ftt RefiMft Price 35 cU. Dwageroui. Manufactured only by The T. Milburn Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont. Every Farmer in this District Has a Good Crop This And probably Many Will Enlarge Their Barns, Build Granaries, or Put up New Residences to do business. Many who merely j want to ask a question, file a cancel- lation, defend a cancellation, make a payment on -a pre-emption or ask for. a map find it much. more conven- ient to come to Milk Eiver sub land agency than to stand in line their turn in the line at the Leth- bridge land office. Board of Trade Milk River has a real live Board of Trade. The officers are: F. B. Logan, president, and H. J. Quinn, secretary-treasurer. They agitated till they secured an elevator, and are helping along 'the organization of the school. At present they are making arrangements for a flour mill and creamery to be run by power secured from-Milk River. Milk River Butter The -citizens of Milk Eiver state that the water of the river is good, and that it is not true that any thin milk comes from Milk Eiver because the milk from Milk Eiver -cows has rich .cream. Therefore a Milk River creamery should ,be a success, 'and Milk Eiver butter would soon become' famous on the market. Afraid to Come to City A citizen of Milk Eiver asked the Herald man: "Where are those boule- vards in Lethbridge, for fear I might step on one and it would cost me five This man .says that he never saw one when he was in town. But he reads the Herald and has heard of the fines and he has no mon- ey to spare so will stay at Milk Eiver. The Oborn coal mine ia situated four miles east of Milk Eiver. The seam is five feet thick and 670. feet under ground. The coal is lignite, and a good coal for domestic use. The settlers come to it for 50 miles. The Milk Eiver Cattle Co. come fifty miles, and Spencer, Philips Taylor Co. come 62 miles to this mine for coal. This summer the mine sup- plied nine steam plows with coal. On an average each outfit was supplied with 15 tons of coal each week. Five livery barn for Satarlee Xocke, a fine residence for the same firm, -new elevator for Jonea Dill, a black- smith shop, Commercial. Hotel, Mr. Hunt's hotel, store and residence for Erickson Bros., two -lumber yards and offices, residence t for John Walsh residence for William Brooks, a resi- dence for L. Beaumman, a barber shop with residence up stairs, a .pool room and residence for A. Swack- hamer, residence for Joseph Oborn, 'a butcher shop for C. A, Hunt and livery barn for Niel-.Remington, were all built this summer, May, when the townsite was laid out. New School Organizing A meeting of the" resident ratepay- store handlin furnishings. There is an opfnin doctor and a bank. The Southern Alberta Land and De- velopment Co., whose home offic? is at Sioux City, Iowa, own acres and individual shareholders own acres adjoining making a 000 acre tract in a solid block, prac- tically under one management. F. W. Phillips, the manager moved out on bald prairie on May 12th and already 600 acres are now sown to Winter -wheat which is looking fine. The company expect to crop about j 1240 acred next year and will continue j breaking. They have now ten miles of fence and a residence is neatly completed. They have ten horses and gasoline plow outfit. They, find the gasoline outfit fine "for breaking, discing and harrowing. This farm is 14 miles northeast of Milk Eiver and this company will de- velop their whole farm which in time will be broken up -and cropped along the lines of dry farming. They will Meals for 25c. Good Meals Full Courses See what it's like at Chow Sam Co.! .These since ers proposed Milk Eiver School District will be held at one o'clock on "the-afternoon, of October 6th at the office of the Pioneer Lumber Co., Milk Eiver. The limits of the district as approved by the Minister of Edu- cation include the following lands, Sections 14 to 23; sections 26 to 35 inclusive in Tp. 2, Range 16, west of the 4th M. The school committee are Oscar Fitznaaurice, F. B. Logan and H. J. Quinn. J. A. Elkrt, of Milk Eiver, had a field of fall wheat which looked poor this spring, so he ploughed up half of it and sowed to spring wheat but the other half wae left and grew a also use the engine to harvest, thresh and haul grain to market. Mtsinasin Masinasin post office 'is abo.ut twen- ty-four miles east of Milk River. The country is all settled between that and Milk River and for miles 'to the east. There are four -townships east that are settled, three that and one that has opened.: White, 24 miles east of Milk River has 80 acres of crop... cut and stacked, and a good. crop for spring breaking and it will yield well. The eettlers about 20 miles east of Milk River are organizing a school district by the name of Rosedale. Under new management First-class cook. Every- thing clean 25c MAK TOM, Prop. MISSING SASKATOON PRIEST IS Vancourer, B. C., Sept. 21.-Police enquiry made here into the reported death of Rev.-Nicholas Saitzeff, a Greek priest or minister, of Saska- toon, whose wife reported having re- ceived a letter to the effect that'.he had died under suspicious circum- stances in Vancouver, has revealed the fact that Saitteff is not dead, on threshing outfits are now getting coal at this mine. The output runs at about fifty tons a week or more when needed. Seven men are now employed. At least double that number will be need ed in the wintor. As business in- there were sixty-four from the one parent seed and when threshed it yielded from twenty-three to twenty-five bushels to the acre. He has 400 acres broken and'250 acres now sown to winter wheat which looks good.- J. F. Brtrnham, 5 1-2 miles north east of liilk Eiver, just here in February but had twenty acres in a crop, of good oats. He has ten acres more broken and will have about acres in crop next year. His crop is stacked but not threshed yet. A. Burnham lives about 5 miles N. E. of Milk Eiver. He had 25 acres of oats and a email piece of wheat. It all yielded well, especially Jor the last Australian steamer for Honolulu, where he ia believed to be at-. the present time. The object of spreading the report of "his death is not known here, but it is reported that he had in his possesaioon or belonging to some missionary board under whose direction "he was A report to this effect has been sent to interested parties in Winnipeg. NEW Imported Silks breaking. He has forty acres broken besides. He will have eighty-five acres in crop nezt year. Louis Bassarmany, 4 1-2 miles east of Milk Eiver has thirty acres in crop this year. It is all threshed and .yielded well. Next year he will have creases they will no doubt get a spur about fifty acres in crop. L. E. Miller, 16 miles north east of Milk Eiver sowed Alfalfa about July 1st and on September 15th it was track from the railway and be pre- pared to export. But at present there is so- much local demand that there is none exported by railway. Headquarters for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Brown U.'s BtiMiif Crabb Street We have the largest stock of Building Supplies in Southern Albeita Call and get acquainted. You'll come the second time without this invitation The South Alberta Lumber Co, City Yards, sooth of Ellison Mills, Lethhridge. Also at New Dayton ud Magreik The contract has been let to Fred Leffingwell for tho erection of- a new station. It will be frame and larger than the one at Warner. The A. E. I. have enlarged their stock yards to about double their former capacity More stock is shipped-from here than any station between Lethbridge and Coutts. The Pioneer Lumber Co. have a branch yard here in charge of F. B. Logan. Business is good and has gone beyond the expectations of both the company and the manager. The Citizens Lumber Co. have a well stocked yard in charge of T. E. Stewart. Some of their luumber has been sold to settlers over fifty miles to the east. Many Carpenters Busy Eighteen building carpenters have been busy all summer at Milk Eiver. Among the buildings erected were: Quinn's livery barn and dwelling house, a dwelling house for Oscar Fitzmaurice, new store and addition for the Milk Rivor Mercantile Co., a one foot high and was never irrigat- ed- J'Ohn Oborn, 6 miles east of Milk Eiver has about sheep. He has been here six years and has engaged in the sheep business but has raised a little crop for feed every year and had. an extra good crop each year. But next year he expects to put in fifty acres. This year he sowed 10 acres of wheat on July 6th and it will make fairly good milling wheat and the rest of his grain was sown on July 1th and even it will make good feed wheat. Mrs. Galvin and children left lastj Wednesday for Dakota because there' is no school yet in their settlement. Jones and Dill have just finished their new elevator of bushels capacity, which will help -in mar- keting this year's crop. But- a bask will soon be needed to assist in cash- ing grain cheques as well as an aid to general business. Some Openings There is an opening here for a good We have a very pretty display of Fancy Silks and Silk in "Web. Prices right. Qucmg Sang Co. Ford Street, beside Post Office General Teaming We do all classes of teaming on the shortest notice. Satis- faction guaranteed. If you need coal and you want the beat value your money will buy., ring me up on Phone 201. Coal delivered C.O.D., WM. TAYLOR General Teaming We do all classes of teaming on the shortest notice. Satis- faction guaranteed. If you need coal and you want the best value yonr money will buy, see me. Coal must be paid for on delivery. E. 4. Box 454. TICKNER 1258 Redpath St. Ring Up T08 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE