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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDQE DAILY HERALD, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 30, Ittt. Do you want an in vestment of CO which will five you 20 to 25 per cent, clear return T This is no wild speculation but a good investment iu Lethbridge C y Property. If interested call on Freeman, "Maeleod and Graham Phone 173 LETHBRIDGE P.-C. Box 679 NEW DAYTON Hustling Western Town Many Business Houses Large Areas Under Crop and Yields Are Good Close in, swell residence property, Bompaa street, fully modern 8-roomed house, will handle, or Cash arid balance very easy. Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block PfffWF 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 EXCHANGE, Phone 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. O. Box 254 (From the Travelling Cor- respondent.) New Dayton, Sept Bayton is on tlie main line of the A. R. I., twenty-eight miles south of Leth- j bridge. A year ago last Christmas there was practically nothing here but a homesteader's house. Now there is a snug-little town. Many of the first settlers came from Dayton, Ohio, so this town was called New Dayton1. The D. E. Hunter' Realty Co. of Letbridge have been instrumental in settling up most of the New Day- ton- District with, progressive settlers. Jones and Dill a have a grain ware- house but- it is found too small so sprjng a larger one will be erected next year. Many of' the farmers are shipping their grain by the carload to Fort William. J RESIDENCE LOTS: 2 Lots facing east in Block Jj 93, each; terms. 5 1 2 Lots facing east in Block 94, each; H terms. J The H. Macfceth Agency f A good Half'Section one, mile 'from shipping point and near Lethbridge.. All under cultivation. Also Half Section one mile from shipping-point near Lethbridge. Unimproved. Loir prices and good terms The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH INFERNAL MACHINE AT BARCELONA Madrid, Sept. were -wounded in Barcelona yestei- day by -the explosion of an infernal mbchine. The Censor 'forbade the- .transmission of :this news and the minister of the Interior declared that 2 p. m. Railway Facilities" The A. R. I. Co. extra gang have just completed a half mile of new siding at New Dayton. There is no station or operator here" Thare are two loading platforms, one for grain and another for passengers. There is no freight shed yet. It is understood that the A. R. I. will erect a new depot here this winter. A section house will be erected and a section gang kept at New Dayton. There are two lumber'yards. The South Alberta Lumber Co. have a well lumber, yard in charge of J. E. -Green and Son. Becker arid Yates, of Warner, also have a lum- ber yard at New Dayton. -There is daily mail to and from Lethbridge. The daily passenger train always stops. Public School Opened School opened on Sept. 13th 'with Miss A. M. Johnston in charge. There is now an attendance of fifteen. It is-a neat frame-school. The school building used as a church on Sundays. Rev. M. 3. Conner of Warner preaches here at 3 p. m, every 'Sunday There ie a good 'Sunday School every Sunday at such outrages 'justify the continued suspension of the guarantees. The echool trustees of New Day- constitutional ton No. 2006 are, J. E. Greene, John Whitesel'-ahd H.H.Dieser. L.B. Dun- We are re-arranging the lay-out of our yard, and have feet of Short Flooring, Siding, Ceiling, and Ceclar Boards that we are going to sell inside of the next two weeks. 9 Do not delay taking advan- tage of these snaps. The quality is good- The price will you. The South flWa Lumber Co. City Yards, stith Ellisot Abo at New Diytw ui Mijrath can is secretary-treasurer. The dis- trict is about five miles square with New Dayton in the centre. A tem- porary building has been erected so as.not to keep the children in ignor- ance till'the permanent school is con- structed. Jlyv. J. J. Cameron of Raymond visited New Dayton the other day and calculates on' holding Presbyter- ian services at New Dayton in the near future. Telephones Wanted Along with the othe rtowns between Stirling and Coutts, New Dayton isjf enthusiastic for the extension of the Govemmeni telephone line south, was circulated And 'about twenty subscribers were secured. They are anxiously waiting the time wh'en they can "Hello" to Lethbridge and' the rest of the prov- ince. Duncan and McPherson have a general -store with a good stock of gro- ceries, boots -and shoes, hardware, harness and furniture. L. -B. Dun- can is postmaster and has the post office in the rear of the .store. Mail to and from adjacent towns 'lias to go to Eethbridge. This difficulty will 'be remedied when the new, posfr office inspector for Lethbridge Land Dis- trict' is appointed and he finds time to visit these towns and reports fa- vorably on the installment of a'mat clerk on the A.- R. I. trains. McDonald has tie agency for the-Cockshutt and McCormick agricultural implements Duncan and McPherson have been .handling the John Deere plows. No 'Bank Yet There is no bank here 4 yet. But no doubt one will 'come next year for it will 'be needed to cash the grain cheques of next year's crop. There will be about thirty thousand 'bushels of -grain shipped "from New "Dayto: this fall and much will aleo be .held for seed -next spfirig and fall. Next year's crop "acreage will be more than 'double. James 'Reid lias a blacksmith shop and- nas been busy all summer. Luscombe Bros, of Raymond have a .butcher shop. They bring fresh meat twice a week from Raymond. Sibbald and Shaver, contractors have done' considerable building New Dayton this year. Dozen Ploughing Outfits Ten eteam and two gasoline plow- ing outfits -were breaking and in the vicinity of New Dayton this season. 'Farmers J. Whitesel of the New Dayton Ho- tel, has 100 acres of fall -wheat thresh- ed and marketed. Last spring -he would have taken a dollar an 'acre at for the crop.. But he is feeling good for he 'gets about seventy-five cents a 'bushel which threshed out about thirty-six bushels to the acre. He harrowed the fall grain last spring. It then stooled out wonderfully. John T. D-uffield, one mile south of New Dayton, has 110 acres of spring this year. It :is nice grain and is now being threshed. He has 210 acres sown to 'fall wheat and will sow 110 acres to spring wheat. "Threshing is now in progress. His bins are full. The cars are full so the grain is just piled up on the ground. S. P. Atkins, three miles north of New Dayton, just settled there last spring. He has fine frame buildings and about 675 acres of breaking, over five hundred -acres of which has been- sown to" fall wheat and'moat, of it is up. This was all broken by a Min- neapolis steam engine and Cockshutt plow. The engine trailed the disk and harrows. S. J. Atkins three and a half mdles north-east (of New Dayton, has about five hundred jacres of crop. It is near ly all threshed except some late flax. The oats yielded fifty, .bushels to the acre.. They have 350 -acres broken and ready eown to fall wheat. He al- so has a Minneapolis steam "plowing outfit and hauls disks and harrows with the engine.. R. P. Atkins, six miles .north east of New Dayton, has 450 acres broken, all sown to winter wheat. He had an Advance. steam plow outfit, Next year.he will have about 700 acres of crop. m. and sons, four miles east of New Dayton., have four hund- red acres of spring wheat just har- vested. Threshing is finished and part of their crop is already marketed It was over bushels measure, and is weighing out more than that. They usev horses but no doubt next year will crop five or six hundred acres. Car Shortage There is already a car shortage at New Dayton. As many as fourteen loads of grain were standing at the, track waiting to get unloaded. Three men came in seven -miles from the east early this morning and have been here all day waiting for cars. The other day there were over a do- zen freigh cars here on the siding be- ing, loaded or unloaded. i E. Hunter has his new hotel almost completed. It is in a prohi- bition district and a bar is not needed There is no surer way of makr ing money than by judicious investment in City Real Estate Do you want to invest your savings where you can make from 20 to 30 Per Cent, on your money? know where you can do it. The property 'is Lethbridge "City property. Wtidfi you wish to buy or seH houses or real estate see me. I': have some of ihk Finest Buys to be had 4n the City on my list. Sure money-makers every one of them. Gome in and talk it over. A. M. MATULIS iReal Estate Broker Headquarters for Real Estate and Insurance ROOM 4, BRYAN BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE for the thirsty can go to "Grass" down south o'f Coutte. There is no saloon or no bar at New Dayton. Every man in town is a hard worker. There no bar bums here. If a vote should there js, but 'that New Day- ton pat for "Local Option as they have it at present. There is ari opening for a first class barber shop in New Bayton. There is. no doctor. "We take the Lethbridge Herald away back in Cincinnati, Ohio." So said a gentleman -who tras visiting at New Dayton, Alta. JFarmeis -are both late at night and early in the morning load- ing their car loads of grain. Townships 5 and 6, Range 17, are settled, with homesteaders. There is a settler on nearly This is .nearly a hundred acres of crop on each section and that be more than doubled nert year. On 'Sept. 28th the Herald man saw green potato tops on "'She farm of D. W. Drake, near New Dayton. They lad not even been nipped by frost. D. W. .Drake, three and a half miles east of New Dayton, has fifty acres of oat crop this year. It was on very late spring breaking sown about June 1st and it has threshed out well. He has just bought a steam plow and if enough moisture1 comes .he will use it yet this fall. He las 150 acres of fall wheat sown. He expects to have -320 acres of crop next He has a half section of his own rents another half from, Mr. Cook. Wm. Nate, five miles eaet of New Dayton, has 140 acres of crop this A. New Cottage, Two-roomed Shack, and Two Lots all for loan. See us early I L 8.HIP, TELEPHONE 294 Oice, Room 8 MacltnaW Blick 'year. It is all threshed and yielded 1500 bus. of oals and. 'bus. of -wheat. He lias about 60 acres of fall wheat already sown. He has a fine frame house and barn. G. H. Paseey, six miles eaet of New Dayton, had 75 acres of He has fifteen acres of fall wheat sown and' will yet sow more. Some seed from, this 'year's harvest -well yet be disked" in on the stubble Skeith and Co., eight miles east of New Dayton, have acres _of fall wheat sown. They have a Hart- Parr gasoline engine and plowing out fit.'They use the engine for disking and harrowing. C. Mahan, eight miles east of New Dayton, ie a blacksmith but a farmer also. He had 35 acres seeded to win- ter wheat. He has just threshed. Robert Huistle, nine miles noxth eaat of Warner has 80 acree of this year's crop all threshed. He got 42 bus. of winter wheat to the acre. He has a good well 180 feet deep and a Samson with a 12-foot wheel. It is a powerful machine but as yet he only uses it for pumping water. He 'has fine drinking water. Cousins, a nephew of ex-May- or Cousins of Medicine Hat, has a eight miles east of New Dayton, and has this year about" eighty acres of crop. His winter wheat yielded 40 bushels to the acre and his oats on late spring breaking returned 37 bushels to the acre. He has hired Harry Wood's steam to break 160 acres more next spring dn -time for seeding. So he will have 240 acres of crop, next year, just three times this year's acreage. Miller, Blotter and Co. have just finished seeding 600 acres of fall wheat about ten miles east of New Dayton. They have a steam plow and a threshing machine. There are four men all bachelors who work to- gether. They hare been here for over three years and proved .up last fall. Each man has a half section and they will go ahead and develop' all their farms till they have all broken. Kessler Bros., of Dayton, Ohio, have a farm of 960 acres "ten miles east- of New Dayton, Alberta. This was all sod last April Pool's day. To- day there are seven buildings and 60 acres of oat stubble, 600 acres of fall wheat up green and 'the whole 960 acres have been broken and will be j cropped next year. Mr. Kessler just returned from the Seattle fair this week. A BARGAIN Modern 7 Roomed House on CoutU St. Cellar full size of house, bath, hot wat- er, furnace, etc. Not, ten minutes' walk from business centre. To be sold at a bargain. For price and terms apply to T. E. PAHESON OLIVER BLOCK TELEPHONE 287 .W Five Acres Close to City Limits per acre Terms Money to Loin. Fire Insurance. The G, B, MM AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone 200. ;