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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 1RST of all we ask you to vfcw correct styles Fit-Reform sets the fashions. Whit appears in the Fit- Reform r Wardrobe is accepted, without question, by Can- ada's1 well-dressed' men. Let us show you some of' the many new Suits and Over- s for spring. LITHBHIDGC. AuatRTA L j, McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for SKETCH OF CAREER OF MAJOR BELCHER News'.) camp. Some of the Iwrses were Lt. Colcnel Belcher, jt r from the Rayol North West Mounted Police force on Wednesday of this week has been identified with tliat faaaous corps since its formation in September, 1873. captured in the state of Dako- ta, and a few .were never seen or heard of again. In' July, whole strength marched for the west, Sergt. Belcher being'promoted to the rank of Troop Sergeant Major, this being about ten He was one'of that sfilwart and months after he joined tho force as a constable. The" different fearless little 'band of police who, 34c year.- ago, penetrated into these vast, silent and unexplored prairies, inhabited only t by roving bands of Indians and countless thousands of buffalo. This daunilessv pioneer force, of three hundred strong, "formed the nucleus of the force of today, whose is synonymous with that of law and justice, the protector of the weak and the.terror of the evil doer, whose- varied duties sweep from the boundary to -the Arctic ocean, from; Manitoba, to1 the; Rocky andi fromt "Bay to .the vof the Yukon. l This fo'rceT by its tracking down "and by its unwritten deeds of bravery.and hero- v ism has .made Western Canada-safe and habitable, and blazed the way for'that vast .population which some ,day fill tile and' un- inhabited 'plains. The Royal North West. Mounted Police; force-has" earned undying reputation, of which every Canadian should be.., and is, justly prqud. Born in London, 'England, the Colonel first xsaw soldiering -in> the 9th Queen's Royal which distinguished regiment he served four in He came over to Canada in the same month to join the North West Mounted Police then beinj organized by Colonel French at Ottawa, and enlisted on the 2Gih of September as constable and proceeded to Lower Fort Garry, Manitoba .over the Daw- son route ,at which place they arriv- ed in October. He was promoted to the rank of corporal while on the march. On arriving at Fort Garry he was advanced to-that of sergeant and acted as riding master until 1874, detachment his command was ordered to 'Dufferin, troops marched to- Manitoba, to make preparations' ;for the ;the whole force at that pointl at Duffcrir. he' effected the arrest of the :first, murderer arrested by tHe Mounted Police. In ;June, 1874 ,the whole force gether until JRoch'e Per- ce, wfiere one. troop was detached from the- main column and marched north for Edmonton, the remainder continuing to the. West. After 'three months continuous marching' and wandering about with- out a trail, and with a usdess'-guide who had "misrepresented his know- ledge of the subsisting large- ly ujSon tho buffalo which were met in immense herds, the column event- at, what is known as the "Sweet Grass near the Ameri- can bound a'ry, where 'a halt was. called for aboat a week, during which time Colonel. French aritt' Colonel with an escort, rode into Fort Ben- ton, supplies. Mr. Charles 'Conrad ,of the firm of 1. G. Baker and Co., 'from whom the sup- -plies were bought, accompanied Col- on the return trip and guided the party north until the "Old Man's River" was reached, in October, 1874, where- the first first Mounted Police -fort was b'uilt And called Fort McLeod. While at Fort McLcod, Troop Major Belcher became Regimental Sergt. Ma- jor, and remained at 'the .post xintil August. 1875, when he left with "F" troop to meet Gent-ral Selby Smythe commanding the Canadian forces) 'at the mouth of Tail Creek m the Rod river. OIK meeting the- general v the troop escorted him to Calgary, then ..called The' Elbow riiert- tho general left them and the troop remained started to v build the first Mounted Police barracks, at that Sergt. Major Belcher re- mained until the barracks were well under and came north to Fort Saskatchewan arriving there in Octo- ber, 1875, .and remaining at that post until 1384. While there he was mar- ried to Miss McLeod. His eldesi daughter was born on board .the -Hud- JAV close "o he 'wi> ;u the esecutiow of Kiel. --In the ye4r fevrgV waii to. ihcVrahk 'Officer as 1807 detailed" one of the otticers to to England on'the oo'cas'ion fof Her tluj Queen's diamond jub'ilee'. On the'Jubilee he was ordered to the Yukon and was in command of the and White Passes, and ot'her points coin- prised in that district'; with head- quarters to Dawson, where he arrived in "remained till the 'fail of 1899, when he came out and returned to Kegina. .this time the South African war broke out. Inspector Belcher volunteer-d ami UMS gazetted Major, and appointed ,in command uf tho Strathcona Horse, going through the campaign and taking part in the (iiiieVt-ni which the com- mand for wliicli he re- ceived the with four clasps, which Has presented to hijn by His Majesiy. tho. King, in perton, in On" returning to Canada he resumed his duties at RegirU and in July he was tranbferrod to Edmonton. In the fall he was decor- ated by H.R.H.'the Duke of York, at Calgary, on behalf of His Majesty the King, with the Most Distinguished Order of Companion of St. Michael and'St. Gporgc, for distinguished ser- .vices in Africa; ,The then Major remained in Ed- monton until June 1904 when he was transferred to Lethbridge where lie took an active part in urbances in connection'with 'the; coal turbances at thai plade. He remained in Lethbridge until of last .year when he signi- fied his intention of resigning from the police and was granted leave of absence until the 1st of April, coming immediately .back to Edmonton, to make his, home among his many friends here. r, After thirty-nine years of" sen-ice in the Imperial and Canadian forces, extending from South' Africa to the Yukon, it will be freely admitted that the-gallant Colonel has fairly-earned the enjoyment of that rest (o which he is justly entitled. _ A short time ago he was gazetted :tqrthe command b! the 19th "Alberta Mounted Riflles with the rank of Lieut. Colonel. Brail-tat te, but is more economical Otie 9 niakeg 50 Ibs. wfeeh'servWl. It coobt up amooth and free from OATS ritlDE HORSE AND WHEAT FOR W l A cfpftiny- white delicious food. A real t surprife for breakfast, and be nuniborleM dainty fo'r luncheon y, and dinner Your grocer it now 19 EtentBT Co, itt Ltthbridf e WEATHER RETURNS Observer at- .Maximum March 1 20.2- 2 112.9 a M.8'" 4 14.9 r> ............22.0' 83.7. (Furnished by 0. B. llowman, oflkia.1 Minimum 5.0! -2.8J -1.7 i -13.0' j -1.7 j 6.3' 29.01 35.8 38.8 20.8' 21.01 7.o' 10.6 0.5 12.8 l 16.2' 26.3; 32.0' 34.0' CLOSE OF THE SERVICES Evangelist McHardy Addresed a Large Congregation Last Night Evangelist 'ireMardy had a lull chorch to hc-ar him give his ad- dress to the people of Lethbridge. As ho had announced he.devoted a lew remarks to some "criticisms ;that.had ofieral'-his statements? concern- ing amusements." He said that the strongest Statenients he made were those expressed by such leaders in all churches as Drs. Cuyler, Tor- reyr- Chapman, Bishop Baldwin, and others. lief ore dealing wityi the criticisms he expressed his apprecia- tion, oi the full reports given the meetings in the Herald and was glad to find a paper -that would give space to the" njoral matters that the great hulk" were interested in. Then in Ja few choice remarks he .showed np the ignorance and prejudice in a local paper criticizing: his sermon on 'danc-' C 7 8' 9 10 u 12 13 M 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 2o 26 27 28 29 30 31 29.7 44.9 55.1 6011 50.4 49.2 49.9 '44.9 '41.0 35.0 43.4 47.9 55.7 43.4 4-1.2 24.2 25.0" 29.7 :38.9 48.5 20.9 92.3 21.1 5.2 5.C O FOR SALE North Ward Lots WEST OF WESTMINSTER ROAD Magificent high and dry Lots within one-quarter of 'a. mile of Westminster At 10 Per Ctnt Discount for a Few Dayt No greater opportunity lor profitable investment wilJ.-bc found in this papui today than here offered! Tliis high clasj> residence sub-division has -absolutely every advantage ot desirable location environment that can make residence property r .valuable district must rapidly' Right i NOWUh Il lifht housework and in'taking care Apply Mrs. F, J. McKeown, "J Baroness Road. TO RENT A SEVEN ROOMED HOUSE, fur-, nished, modern, in best residential district of city: Apply Box' M., Her- ald Office. .tj WANTED An experienced boot and shoe fales- man. Must be an active steady man, good stock keeper and a hustler. Ap- ply Manager, Hudson's Bay Com- pany. 94 LOST GOID BRACELET between Ma- grath and Lethbridge. Finder will be rewarded by leaving at Wright's jewelry store, Lethbridge. 96-0 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD Any even 'numbered section of Do- FOR SALE On and after March 25th, at Fur- rnan's livery stable, 20 head of well broken work liofses, weighing from 1.200 Ibs. up. gg.0 BUSINESS FOR SALE FOR and Hoarding Stable. Hne in con- inunoD lands m Manitoba. Saskatch- j necuon in live towft ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 Prince Albert branch( Cwuton 20 not reserved, may be nomestead- Northern: Would cdnsider li've stock ed by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age, to the extent of Would consider live for part. Box W., Herald Office. 87-36 FOR SALE A heavy general work team, Sums 12197- Means'.........r... 39.3: f Precipitation March 2 section of 160 acres more or less: Application for entry must be in person by the applicant at a Apply r. A .Maxwd, oM minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency tuc farm boAh o{ dt for the district in which the land situate. Entry by prosy 'may, 3 4 i 16 17 19 24 27 81 Total One of tKt fiaest residences 0.05 0'07 ifk containing II' rooms, fully modern.- L Also' .........0.35; good stable. on 0.02 0.05 -0.20' 0.10 0.10 1.10 lots in the best reai- seetioA of the city. NO USE OF. TRYING Ottawa, Onl., "April ses- Souse. Terms to suit purchaser ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son. daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homcstea'der. The homesteader is'requrrcd to per- form the hoiriestead 'duties undergone of the following plans: (1) At-least six months' residence upon andr cul'tivatibn'of the land in "each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he- so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farming land owned -solely, by him, not less -i than eighty acres in extent, in ?how Cases the vicinity of his homestead. Joint i ownership of land will not. meet lhi.i; requireraent.' (3) If the father (or if -'thy WANTED TO RENT 5 ROOMED COTTAGE, centrally' situated. Will pay for right Apply Box P., Herald office. JOO-6-p TO RENT HOUSE, 14 rooms, used as boardmg house in good locality, or would 'sell; small payment down, balance easy. This ia a snap. Apply R. Adam, or Leth.-Rpalty Co. 96-6 FOR SALE and Counter at present 's Drug Store. 96 6 f Alberta Realty Co sion's ago agricultural Lethbridge, Altar, committee .passed, a resolution gesting that Hon. Mr. Fislier should 'associate himself with several pro-' vincial'ministers of agri culture and proceed England to interview the board and if possible to remove the embargo on Canadian cattle but according to the return brought down yesterday he has done nothing for the" Goal, Ice and' in view of repeated propositions made by the Dominion government and the persistent refusal of tho British government and" Parliament to amend the existing law to admit importation of live cattle into the ing. As for tho "Peace" letter in the Herald, he said that a writer who "know nothing of. the literature 'ag- ainst dancing, gambling, .the saloon, etc., could hardly be expected to son Bay sterner "Xorthcote" on the way up from Battleford, and was named after that boat.' During his stay at the Fort there were' many, arress for. various crimes from murder, horse stealing, whis- key" selling, down to minor offences. advice worth following. II is sermon was from the "Telix trembled." He stated that that while a moral man may pass muster before nian. he is, 'in. God's sight, full of siu. In the world to-' day men want to be left.. 'alone to hear smooth things but God has pronounced a curso on the Christian who docs not rebuke sin. A judge of the American Supreme Court stated that ministers are making- a mistake in 'emphasizing the love of ".God in- arrived at -Dafferuv consisting of j Two murders died in the guard room, thm; troops from Toronto, under Col- J and one, a cannibal, was hanged, he onel French, and three troops.-from j having killed and entire Fort Garry under Colonel McLeod, the r family, consisting of his'mother, wife total strength numbering throe hun-land three children. He- confessed to dred, officers, non-commissioned offi-' all before he was h'anged.-. cejra and mon. j In 1SS4 'he was removed to Regina, During the .'encampment'at Dufferin land was the rebellion one of the worst thunder and out in 1S35. This, together slorms ever experienced in Mani-jwith the fact that..the polke force loba came up suddenly, increased to one thousand men, horse-c, over-turning __ blow. s causrd the greatest activity at down tents and generally playing 1 quarters, entailing strenuous duties havoc with everything nroumi. grvul winch United Kingdom, such Action'would in his opinion be both futile and un- dignified. TROOPS PARADE STREETS April excitement caused by, the election rioting in this city Sunday evening in. which seven persons were kilted and one. hundred 'wounded, has by no means subsided. There is "considerable consternation in. government circles and the most extreme precautions are being con- tinued. The city of Lisbon swarms' with troops. Regiments of infantry and batteries of artillery. hold Cam- oes Square and Pedres Square. The streets are patrolled by 'cavalty and i stead or the retributive punishment x mounted lancers are massed moral tone ot the community i t ;_ fthc street corners. is showing it. The man who does I n ,r 5 Bernarditno Mr.chado. the Repub- lican leader, has called on the civil i governor to withdraw the troops from The man who by not becoming Christian is a block in another's way j not fart" conviction is either a hard-1 enod sirihof or a Tool. WcftcrB Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral I TELEPHONE S3 WANTED TWO" EXPERIENCED MINERS at father is deceased) of a homcaWa'dS to work in mine in Wolf has permanent residence 'on farming I Coille8' 14 range 22. W. J. land'owned solely by him, not'leas U' Bowv511c- 993 than eighty acres in extent, in I ._, the vicinity of the SALE v'" on 'a .homestead entered ,for Ky him in the Tficinity, such homesteader mav One slightly used 500 ft." well ma- chih'e in first class shape, as perform his own residence duties Can0nt {t at mine as intended. living-with the father (or Apply Co w- J- Bowville, AHa. (4) The term "vicinity" in the two preceeding -paragraphs is defined as meaning, not more than nine miles Tn a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crosse'd in measurement. WANTED I am 'prepa'i-ed to remove closets and dig earth pits. Apply H.1 F., Herald Office. 99-1-p- (5) A homesteader intending to perform his. residence duties fn fie- cordancc with the above while :i BRAYING ;i All kinds of promptly attendefl to. delivered-, to any. M- part, of the city for S3.85 per ton i i HAYRTRANSFtRCo WANTED TWO DINING ROOM GIRLS, with parents or'on farming land month. Apply "Alberta Restaurant, ed by himself must notify Agent; for the district of such intention. "_________- Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- FOR SALE Six or seven teams of horses, from minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to pounds. Can be seen to apply for patent. at R. Tiffln's ranch. W. H. W. W. CORY, j owner .Deputy of the Minister of Interior. publication of will not hr pnid awful responsibiHt.y. Speak- j ing of procrastination, the Evange- V list sairt that God had a; stated time for the winner to come, which is'now, jind he made no promise of any -oth- er time. At tho close of the service -ho made a few remarks of farewell and gave some advice to the recent converts. PROBABLE STRIKE IN WINNIPEG Onco, Worn INSIST ON THIS BRAND W.K.SANFOftD MFG. CO. LTD. HAMILTON, OST. WIKXIPEG, MAX IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE 0? WILL BE HELD AT FURMAWf L1VERYV STABLES, LETHBRIDGE KTI Aprl! ne- gotiation the street railway and the conductors and motormen are continued and it is understood that a meeting of the men will be held after midnight to receive the reply of the company to the demand presented yesterday. If these are i Have received instnictidhs from ynr- SATURDAY, APR. II At 2.30 P. M. Prompt, WADOlHGTON GIBBON: not acceded to the men will ask thai a board of arbitration be appointed and if the company refuses lo arbi- trate, the men will strike. The agree- ment the men are work- ing expires tonight. Negotiations have been going on between the men and the company for some time, Nolhing definite cah be obtained from official sonrce on cither Bart rsttr Untov Bank. owners'to sell by public auction as above about 25 Head of broken and Unbroken HORSESlV Also .a carload "t first class MILKING COWS The auctioneers invilo further en- tries ofvLive' Stock of any description for inclusion in this sale. WADDINGTON Sc GtBBON Auctioneer's Office and Mart; 410 Round Street, Tclrphorw 981 Don't Forget J. F. RODGERS and S. BORRUP ARE IX THE DRAYING TUCTHIG Nothing too big Phone Nothing too small 159 SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG ULAT1ONS WANTED LADY CANVASSERS v Straight Apply at once at Herald Office. 100-0 FOR SALE DWELLING on corner of Burdett mining rights ot Dominion I >Xnd Courtland Sts- 8 rooms, water, m Manitoba. SankatchMvan. Alborte I5ght> 3 lot5- Ohcap tor cash, ur terms can be giv- ,n. C .v. Benett. 9S 101 104 107-11-14 101-2 Pioneer Coal IS THE MARKET All Orders Strictly Attended to MwttK Paid on Delivery Alberta. Territory, the Xorth-Wi-M and-British U; leased for a term of twenty-one j COOK WANTED years at an annual rental of ttii 1 Man and wife preferred, rain to ucre, Not more than acres will! work on farm, woman to cook. Apply be leased to one applicant. American Farming Co., Coaldale, Application for a lease must be Alia. made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights np- plsed for are situated. In surveyed territory thy land rcspectcblc young men. tnuat be described by or k-- Burdott St. jgal subdivisions of st-'ctiona, ,und in _______ _ 11 unsurveycfd territory the trati appli- TO LET Jed tor shall be staked out. Furnished rooms, suitable for youn" j tRch application must be accom- Apply H. Hutchinson, 308 Recf- named by u fee of which will U-, path St. i0l-0 refunded if the rights applied lor arc not available but not otherwise-. AJ FOR SALE" 'royalty shall bti paid on mcr- MODEL INCUBATORS and Brood- chantible output of the minft at Uu :ers. machines on tb. market rate of nve cents per ton. j eclogue on SoSapSt' JO RENT Two furnished rooms, suitable for Apply 541 t.f. shall .1273, Calgary. H. C. Richards, Box 101-12 New Boots to Order. All kinds of rs _ J. R. VAN HAARLEM ,Shop West mi niter Road Corner Helen Street UIJ Every of coal mining rights Alberta, vrhich are not being uperated furnish thei district "Agent of DomVii-; ion Lands with a sworn statement to! STRAYED that effect at least once in each year.! .From Lundbreck, Alta., two work The will include the coal one brown, branded "half mining rights only, but the lesee may 1 horizontal R" on right hip permitted to purchase whatever a blotched brand on available surface rights and one bay branded JK (mono- sidered necessary for working 'of! on left hip. Any person giv- the mine at tho rate of JIO an acre. information of the above to A. For full information application! Rogers, Lundbreck, will be suitably should be made to the Secretary of [rewarded. Wl-ti the Department of ,the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Montreal, April report that Dominion Lands. jtnc Canadian Pacific Railway was W. W. CORY, considering a ten per cent, reduction Leave your order at Goodman's, Furnishings, .Redpath Street; Depxity Mimsier of the Interior. in njl from top to Fnauthorized view of the alleged hard this will hot pnirl was authoritatively demcfl to- for. day at hc-adqxiartera. ;