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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Creni^c^ion Sale On Tuesday. Moy 1 at at* the EDGEHILL FARM On Six Mna Coulee, comprbing About 50 lieatl o( a mixed bunch of Voung Cuttle iii go Machinery Webber J > and Adams Wagons *.' Canada Carriage Co.*s Buggies, Etc. J. F. RODGERS t 'Phone 63. Manager. Syaopsis Of Canadian North-WesL HOMESTEAD REQULATIONS. KEAN'S "FOR- AMY even niimtjcrcil �ectloa o Dnuilnlon Land* In Manitoba. SihkairbrwaD and Alberta, earciiUnn 8 aiil W, no) re eivol. nil; be hoineticaded by any perHnu who \m ihe ito*c bead of a fantll r, or aiir male over lit yearn of axe, to ihc (.xtfut ol oiic--iiiiarter Meciluu of liM acre*, wore or 1C8c aallafied by reildence upon tke aatd land. Slg monba' notice In writing abould be flren to Ik* CommlMloner of Ooralnlon Landa al Ol��a of iBtaDiloD lo apply for patent. W, W. OOHV. Pepuiy nt Ibr Mlnlater of ibc lolerlor. High-Qass Confectionery --f- Boyd's - Candy Is Delicious All the Freshest Fruits on the Market Ico Ciesm and loe Cream Soda SlJeciulty. Try a Cho Painter and - J I Decorator ,/' Carriage Painting a specialty * ; Kalibminiitg Paperhanging \ W��0��' Oats -For Sale We can All any order for the CttlKiiry .Allfcrtan: Mr. Brick, oj Pence llixof C.'ro-�suii!;, liu.s been ffiv-ins me some itiionosliiiK informntion iit)olit his cunslitiiencv. He explAin-c'J how it ttii.s thai such a small vole hatl liwii cast in ihc fccont eloc-iioM. In Ihf first place the rtislricb i.s i>nly a irille oi .soine five 'hundred inilos lang. and thoiv wi'i-e only asy enougti lo rofich the iiK'n, for at that aciason Ihey are at home farming, but �fter �Ihe coWl weather sct.s in, t'hcj' be-coiiie toftiii.sH?r.s and Irappers, and may be anywhere within throe hund-riKl miles of home. Th.'ii this was the fust election of any kind whatsoever held ia the l*eait! River eoiiivtry, and mfiny of iho siifTrag'i.sts Ivod rather a hazy i'Jea Ol" their duties in this direction. Mr Hrick's const it no lifts are largely halfhrectls. the olTspping of Ht>dson's Uiiy men who come into the country thirty and forty years agro aivd took Imlinn wives. TheKO natives have never Ixn-n out of the coutvtry, and can scarcely be exiwctcd to have much cotiversaiico wil'h the customs of tiho outside world. IHiey cama strolling iii'to the polling pl;l for the journey in wtntcr, I'.ul Ml. llrick made it in ei'jyht days in order to reach Kdmonton in time for the opening c* the Legislature. In winter U\c trails atv laid over the lakes and watercourses, and the going is excellent. The niomher from reaco River will ivturn in the spring by stage from Edmonton to Athabasca Landing, thence by steamboat to lac mouth of the Lesser Slave 1 river, thence up twenty-five miles of rapids towod by man power tini 'across l.esscr Slave lake bj' hoat, 'and fninlly one hii-ndrcd miles by a 'good road. A steamer i.s being> built 'l.y Ct.ained. Plour ..rings 88 (nr cwt. at retail and $6 wholesale. Th'.' dilllculii' in the way of lanu-iiiK in of course the great e.xpense ol bri-Tging m machinery. The climiate is all right; it is very much like that Ol Kdmonton'. Grain has t;�on ffrowii for years at Tort VcrmllHon, which is within one hundred miles ol Ihc .Victic circle. Seeding la done ot ihf! lieginning of Apijl. ami the grain n* cuJ by W. T. Lc-vich, ami the "St. Charles." a sixty foot propellor owncxl i>y the Roman Catholic missions. Navigoftion on the river is optn for seven mo:iths of the year. Mr. Brick's constituents lor the most part work small farms in the summer. If they have teams tWy go to work lor the Hud.son's Bay Co. or other large tra.leis, who do all th�ir teaming in the winter months, when the roads are liest. The half-brc!st for the winter months and build themselves shacks where Cur is still plentiful. Skins are si.'.l the currency of the country. All this fine country lacks !s fv.e and quick coimuunicotion with the outside world. If .ithjr ol th) iwo northermost routes 'urvov-d .' i 'iii. Rrand Trunk Pacific arc .wi, the railway will touch Hue Tejicj F'.ver at Fort Hudson's Hope. "I^is vM make the whole district lii.inlff to the road. Tl the Waaitl | .nsi lUte is chosen, the road lravtr*.s the Yellow Head Pass, ihti I'Moj River district will be no bj;v!r .IV MMr. at prcsoirt. Howewr, if ibe t! T. i . does not realize the ^ ss'.'i'l'.:.v'i �ut the same as usual. The only noticenblo ogange H the presence of unemployed m:^n on the street. Lc'thbridgo is si ill hustlrng uloug towards progressive eKyho�d, and Kor iieople ano not going to let a little strike forestall her advance. Fron the quick movemoirts that our friend liill> Ives has i\y. Wo would hftle to run count^-r with him unceriy-momottsl.N. A MEMORY FOR FACES. Ottawa, April 16.-In the course ol the reception on Saturday Prtnce Arthur gave an instance ol the remarkable memory for laces which in h gilt of the Royal Family. The officers on duty were presented to His Royal Highness at the station. When Lrt.-Col. Hodgins, D.O.C., passed him. the I*rince said at once, "I've met you bofora." "Yes �ir," replied Col. Hc-Jgias, "you hav." A lew, moments later the, Prtncc in-spccted tlie guard ol honor, and Col. Kpdgins. 'acccMnpanicai)ors in full view where political conquests are rife. Friend and foe felt that fairness had been motfid out to all, and so far as the papers arc concerned, ~no one should be oCteii'dcd. TilK LATE CAIT. MACDONNELL Cm>t. MncdonncH's flcaith, which was rojtortod bri�?lly in last week's issue of the Herald, removed from life u man who Ivaid been riroininciil in the west for years. 'Iliis connection with the -Mounted Police brought him into touch with the early history of this country. |Te joiivetl the i>olice in the latter part of the seven-tie.'!. He rnpi'dly rose until he' became a suiJerinlendent. H.' was stationed at many points in Saskatchewan and .Vlliertn. He was in cominaml at Fort Walsh in the troublesome tiays of Sitting Bull. He was one of the escort who accompanied t'lM old chief'! an acros.-i t'he border^ The captain had been stationed at Maclcod and Lcthllriiclgo. and was -.veil known to evcrybo^ly in this district. Capt. Mncdonnell belonged to an old Ulengarry fainil.v. He was a son of Col. Angus Mac-'donnell, a veteran of the war of 181'J, aifd a graiKl nephew of t'ht-late Right Rev. IVishop Macdonncll, j the first bi.shi.ip of tho Roman ('at'li-olic chunh in I'piwr Canaihi. Capt. Maedontiell was in his I'.iU'h >ear at the time of his death. Capt. Macdonnell served in the Ionian raid ol 1807. Mrs. Macdonnell, who was a daughter of the lace John McOiHis, Laird of Williamstown, Glengarry, survives her husband. The funeral took place on Saturday la.st from St. Patrick's church. The stirviro was conducted by Rev. Fat'her Van 'llghem. The i>all-l>oar-ers were W. Henderson, E. A. Cunningham, 'W. 1). Hnrdio, H. Mnctx-tih, j L. M. Johnstone nirid Geo. Eraser. The Mounted Police and old-'timors were well represented. OR. P. W, TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SUROEON LETHBRIDOE Jfllce-Orer Oti's Birber Shop. Honrt-] 1 :Ofl to 12:00 noon; 3:00 to .1 too p. 01.; 7:00 to S:30 p. m. Olflce Night Bell and Telephone 1 SIMMONS a BENNETT Barristers &o. , LKTHDRIDOB AND CARDSTON Letlibridgc Office, Southard Blotik Money to Lend on Town and y Farm Property W. O. SiMMoss, B. A., Crown Protccutor C. V. Bkn.'�btt B. a. DR. G, G. GRAGG PHYSICIAN AND SUROEON Office-Orer Hlglnbotham's DruK Store PHONE Oflice 125 House 94 Drs. Mewburn & Galbraith Physiciant, Sutgeoni, Accouchcri Office-Retlpfttli St. cor. Burdetl. Honrs-Before t> n.in., 2-3 p.ui., 7-8 p. ui. Sunday8-2.30 to 3.30 p. m. TeUiphones 41 and 53. F.H. Mkwburn M. D. C. M. W. S. Galbhaith iM. D. C. M. Drs. DeVeber & Campbell Physiciiuis and Surgeons. Shornian, tlw La'hor candidate in the Lcthbri'dge riding, who ran Simmons a close second, saj's he is per-'.ectly satfisficd with the results. Now that's the proper way to tmlk. Mr. Sherman is not the only one saOisflod with the returns-'the |tcoplc, '^>neral-ly. rejoice in the outcome. Mr. S'hcrman says he will win out yet. We admire him for his pluck, hut we can't say much of his jird^neivt. He contested this oleotion at the bc.9t possible moment for himr-tbc lates will not favor him again as they did this time. BY-LAWS PASSED. Offices-Ott block. 'Phone 143. DR. B. JACKSON FILL i;p THE CELLS. At the Barracks last week, Mike niasco was seOtensed to a term ol three months lor stabbing. Levilch, who was committed on the charge ol vteaUng a ' horse from B. S. Youn^, ol Baymoffd, got three months lor carrj'ing concealed weapons. Arthur Stafford, a atraiyer, lor selling' liq-HOC to Indians, will spend three mnnlhn. behind the bars, and Jim Snake, ato Indiani lor ha^nng lk)Uor in his possesion, got -btinate steed and tried Icaiding it for romo time-this faitihg, ho got Ve-hind and pushed. A 'ypark" Jk luck Tin.ally sei the. car in motion, and Werts ha^d to grub the tail end of the apparatus with +110 ivsult that he was snaked along lor throe quarters ol a milen-his Icet dangling and bumping intenuitlingly on the ties. He finally rvaohchlicity. Lethbridgo 4s working aIor.g ithe right line, and t'lio people ol that city Appreciate the %-alUe ol F.f>re^ing kriowlodgc of the advantages that that section possesses among the people who ore looking for hew locations. We understand that Duncan Marshall, the William Jennings Bry..tn cf the Dominion ol Canada-*ad y that we do not mean that he is a distri-huter ol "Free Silver"-for we did not sec the color of his coin-invade some personal rentarks about fhe editor of the Alberta Star. If wo had been pre.scnt we would not have moved with speed swiftly like one good gentleman did at Lothhridge. Mr-. Ives seems to be just a little afraid of the report of his gun.Now Billy we want you to sit still and take your medicine, for Marrtnall is a good fellow, nnL WORKER. The visit vfi Rev. W. C. Meritt, of: Tacoma, Wasih., W'estern Secretary of ; the Intornational Sunday school As- j sociation, gave much inspiration and Iw.'lp lo tlifl Sunday school workers ot the town. On Sunday morniitg lie proaclKxl in the Met'ho.-Wst church on tlie home life from the chi4�rs stamlpoint. and in the would burn the Ktubblu, and unfortunately 'the fire got beyond his control, nn a result of which his neighbors lout consMcr-ablo bay, etc. Mr. HimH without a murmur purchased a similar atnoimt of hay and rolurijed rt ,to his noig'h-bors. Magistrate lloimies inllict