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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Great Auction Sale On Tuesday, May Itt at* the EDGEHILL FARM On Six Mile Coulee, comprising About 50 hood ot a trtixed bunch of Voung Cuttle in good order', several good Cows some with Colvos. Farm Wagon and Hay-rack, Grass Seeder, Spraying Machine, Straw Cutter, Democrat with pole and shafts, Road Cart, 50 Egg Inculiator and Brooder, Babcock Milk Tester, Wheelbarrow, Soules. Scraper, Lnrgo Strathcona Hot Blast Heater, Oxford Chancellor Steel Range and Pipe, Walnut Book Case and Desk. Ash Book Shelves, Rockers, Chairs. Dish Cupboard. Camp Beds, Tables. Washing Machine and Wringer. Wash Tubs. Creamers, Pnils. Mutter Prints and other articles too numerous to mention. Lunch will be served/it noon. Sale will commence at 1U a. in. TERMS CASH U. J. COULTER WHITE (US NElDKi OWNER AUOTION'KKK PEACE RIVER Sketch of ah M( L A. from the North. ME TALKS ABOUT THE COUNTRY Much in need of Transportation Facilities. SEASONABLE GOODS We still have full lines of the following, All Fresh: Kippers and Bloaters, Boneless Codfish. Salt Herring, and Mackerel, Lobsters, Shrimps and Clams. Salmon. Sardines, Oysters. Clam Juice and Chowder. Fresh and Kippered Herrings. Deviled Crabs on Shell l**re�h liggs 20e per Do/.. Try a Package of Norka the Ni*w Breakfus Food. Calgary Albortnn: Mi'. Brick, ot Pence Uivcr Crossing, luis hcou giving ii"' some interesting information nliout bis ri>mtl ituetu'y. He explain-i-'J how it wits that such n small \o�e hntl been oust in the recent election In llie liewt place the district) is only it tritti' of soino five hundred j miles long, unil there wrnrf their duties in thin direction. Mi Brick's constituents are largely hnlflm-.*.ls. the offspring of Hudson's Buy men who come into the country 9 SHERLOCK, FREEMAN & CO 5*�2� *,5^,0^*C*^**J* *J* *t* *t* "J* �S* *I* *t* �t* *I* *t* *** �* ** ** ** *t* �t* *t*  J* *I* *t* *J* *t* ** f T X The Union Hotel times as far as from Calgary to 13d-monton. Besides "Tho Ohutos," I hew In only one other break to navigwl'ion alt the way to the Arctic ocean. The 'banks are from 800 to 1,000 feet high, and in places very precipitous. From the edge of the bluffs rolls back a fertile prairie country sparsely clothed wrth poplar trees. West and north ot the river is a vast prairie which has never been explored or surveyed. Only one family of French }>eople have penc-t pa tod this wilderness. They are Installed on the shores of liny lake, j about one 'hundred miles west of the | Peace, and are reported, to bo doing very well. There arc throe steamboats on the lVace Itiwr, the "Peace lllvcr," owned by the Hudson's Way Co., which is I So feet long, and excellently-appointed; the " Messenger." it steam launch owtied by W. T. 1>>-| vich. and the "St. Charles," a sixty foot propellor owned by the Itoman Catholic missions. Navigation on the river is open for seven months of the year. Mr. Prick's constituents for the most part work small farms in tho summer. If they have teams -they go to work lor the Hudson's Hay Co. or other large trader*, who do all iheir teaming in the winter months, when the roads are he�t. The half-breeds, who have no teams as a rule, go wvst for the winter months it ml | build themselves shacks where fur is I ft ill plentiful. Skins arc si.-'.l i lie (currency ot the country. j i All this fine country lacks is .�rre| .and quick communication with the, outside world. If .-ithjr of tin two ELTON^GOSSIP toy* a few Things About tcthbridge. WERT'S JAUNT TO STIRLING Bright Rtmtrks on tbc Decent Byt Election. tJ-Vom the Cntvlstou Stat) Xol withstanding tho tncl that fjethbrldgn* Is grappling with a eoal strikv, everything seems to be moving along about t'ho same ns usual. The only noticeable ogahge \t tho pivsence of unemployed men on the street. IjcWibrklge is still hustling along towards progressive cHyhood. jnnd her ticoplc an..' not going to let ,n little strike forestall her advance, j Fron the cpiick movements that jour friend Uill> Ives has -been making in the political bye-election Where one Ouncnn Mnisliull has Iwn pivscnt, would lead us to lielicvo that 'ho is practicing for a foot sprint on Dominion IHty. We would hate to run counter with him uncere-tnoniousl\. ITIIW l-ATR CAl�T. MACDON'NIOI.I,. Ccyit. Afncdonnell's dcwUi, wlvtoh i wnH re|iorle;l briefly In last week's} issue of the I tern Id, removed from life u man who hwl -been ntul forty yrar> 1150 nnl liulinn uivi-s. TIi,>ko natives Ivnw never Iwn out of the country, tiud tnn scarcely lu� eX|vctotl to have mhicIi 1'tniversiuice wirh 1'lw customs of t'lia fiiitside worUI. They cams strolling iittu the polling places a tiny or two After tho elect-Ion, ami were surpris�>l anil Hjdigni*nt when their vot.-s wore i-efuse-,1. Peace lliv.-i- t.'rossinj; is about four IiiiinIiv.I r.iihs -nntt-h nn.l west of l-Xini Or.liiwrily two weeks is nllowe.1 for -the journey in winter, Mi llriek innile it in ehght clays 111 tinier 10 reach Ktltnont-on in time | for the -i|iening ik tin- Ije-gislature. In winter tlie trails niv laid over the lakes ami watercourses, nnr.l the going is excellent. The inomlicr from IVnce Itiver will return in the spring liy siai^- from Ivclmonton to Atha-lue-en lynndin^. thence hy steamboat to tiie mouth of the Ix*sser Slave irivt-r. ilienc.- tip twenty-five miles of in wed l>y innn power anj n-r�iss Lesser Slave hike by boat. too't , northermosl routes u�n KEANS -FOR- High-Class Confectionery Boyd's - Candy Is Dolicioim ixur.ltiloD anil Albctu, riii-|iilnx �> nil -1., i.ui re fin.i, inij be liuinrkit'4de year* elate, 10 Dir ol oul- .|iuiiri -fciUu u�( ibe Mlowlnf plana.: 1, Atleaal mouth*' reitdence upou and culUrailon of Ibe land in each real lor ibree yraia. �j. 11 tbe (atbertor a other, If ibe faiber 1* iVcea�cd) ot tbc borne leader rraldet upon a farm la ibe Tlclnltj of ibe land entered for ibe f�pi.osite IV (). 'Phone 98 Oats -For Sale Glazing Graining W. M. BARBER. Painter and Decorator  Carriage Painting a s)ieoia)ty ^ KalsominiiiK Pnperhangiug I.........MMMMm; one humlred in ileu by a roo.I ron;l A steumer is LoinR1 built l-y Ct^tnin Harl^-r. at Winnipeg, to ply ou the Leiwr Slave lake. 1 Mr nrick hah livt-d in the district be repreii-nts for twenty-two years, nml is known, be s�ys. to everyone iu all that co�intr>. Indeod, evcry-iiin! knows cveryom' else letter than i' they ull livctl in a amall town. Mr. Brick went north (or the flrat time in the. spring nt 1880 to join his tutru:r, who was a missionary at Ho teamed from Calgary to Edmonton, j At Athal-nsra Lauding lie fell in with I Win. ogilvie. the government survey-Jor. who wns making a survey of the ' Athabasca river. Ho accouipan'ed him on his trip down the Athabasca 'ami tip the I Vara River to Dunveg-1111. where Ik* arrival ,n the (all of � that year, after a Journey of some 'thousands nt miles, whirh constitutes praet ii illy n riretirt of Northern Alliertn Mr Ilrivk is a farmer and rnacher. lie gave me some samples of whe*t nihil oats grown on his place. In got>l seasons they have no -difficulty in raising fifty bushels of wheat to ihe n-re All the grain he can ral�o is milled and sold to th�> lludson'u Hay l.'ompany �n.l to trapp^ra -in the vicinity, and ihore is not nearly . noudi to go around. A mill which hits Invn iustalti-d in Ft. Vermillion could not obtain enough grain to luvp going last year. Thoy would �havi- {lurch-used ift.Oiio huvlu-ls more if it could li.iiv I.^ti oMaiiMMl. Flour :-rings |h-i- rut at retail and ffl h1hi|.-miInut horses ilo splendidly without ahelter. In the iim,. ,,IIO can rea-d ,a newspaper out-of floors at midnight. the a*.. Ornml Trunk I'uclt'ic ai-c 1'l,:.',-4 if this country, some  no nr-yictives, no 4nslnuath>g references. ,.|-s weie W. Henderson. K. A. Cult-i It was plain talk and holiest ileal- niiigbam, W. 1). Hnnlle, H. Mneln-Mi. ing on -bot-h sides. Partlwm iwpers I.. M. Johnstono mid Cleo. Fraser. j would do well to keep the files of; The Mounted Police ami old-timers jOfliei'B � tho Lcthhrl-dge pajiecs in full v|ewlwD been meted out 10 all, and so far as, BYLAWS PASSRIV the papers ore concerned, no one The Town Council held a s|iecinl . meeting last Thursday evening | Graduate Northwestern Univoreity the by-law providing for a spur, - track was given n third nml final, rending. In its final form it gives] permission to any company to build j down Smit.h to Duft'orin, -but not |, across. Tho railway, before put-ting' down -tin- track, is to submit, the, plans to the council for its approval. Tho railway Is also to l-.e under the same iinbiUty for damages c.iiis-I that it would lie if the track were part of its through line. fates i 'ner-'.ectly sat'isfird with -the results. Now that's the proper way to talk. Mr. Sherman is not the only one sal-isficii with the returns-'the |wople, generally, rejoice In the outcome. Mr. Sherman nays he will win out yet. We admire him for bis pluck, but wc can't say much of his judgment. He contested this election at the best possible moment for him-the will not favor him again ns they did this time. Our old friend Herts, of the A. It. "Yes s�ir," 1 Ac I. Co., it, limping around Letlv-you hav�."; bridge with a game log. Werts selected Kaster Sunday as a most, opportune day to run out. and visit | went down the line Prince Arthur turned and said: "I've placed you. Two year's ago you were attached to Y Battery. It. II. A. at Aldershot " The Piince waa right. Two years ago Col. Ilodgintt was in Gnglnd undergoing his 'training for tactical lit 1 toss for command. In the course of this he was attached to Y Battery, R.H.A.. and Prince Arthur was attached at the same time ,-t-he two being on parade together, -but not speaking to each other. Bubseviuent-ly at the manouvres. Col. Hodgins was introduced to him a couple if. times. Drs. DeVeber & Campbell Physicians and SnrROons. Ott block. 'Phone 148. B. JACKSON BIJNTIST Detilitl Sehool, (.'hicat'o. X()Hiee-Ott Block J. E. ALLEN Architect and Superintend! nt RAYMOND - - ALBERTA. George Rogers LUMBER Tho Old Reliable Yard North of Freight Shod. his moiiy friends at Stirling. The motor car was groomed ami hitched uip. All w.j," u -.gin^i mi.t>--jand n 'line lime," when Mr. Motor pnnv from proceeding -o- forthwith A SFSn.W SCHOOL WOHKF.H. The visit o'i Tncoma. Wash. Itev W C. Masi.;i rni'ortunotely_ tho Qowro- nunt cannot act. as under the pro- Fll.l. IP TIIE CKLLS. At the Barracks last week, Mike Tllasco was sentensod to a term of three months lor stabbing. Ijevhch, who was committed on the charge of stealing a  horse from I). S. Young, of Raymond, got three months for carrying concealed weapons. Arthur Stafford, a stranger, for selling- lap hoc to Indiana, will spend three months behind tlie bars, and Jim Snake, an, for having Ikptor in his pnsse&s-ion, got -two months. � o �� �' PUAISK FOIl ivKTIlUIUlXii: (t'ranbrook Herald.) The Ix>thbridgn ci-ly council has nwwle an n-.-iproprlatlon tif *1.0t>0 for publicity. l>>fl>hrKigo is working along the right line, and tho people of that city appreciate the value ot i*,->readtng knowledge of the advantages that that section fiossesscs among the |ieoplu who are looking for new locations. finally Werts the apparatus with the result that he was snaked along for three quarters of a niilov-his feet dangling and bumping intermit tingly on the ties. Ilo finally reuchv.1 the brake ami clambered aboard. He had his'bun feed" at Stirling nil right, but he solemnly declares thai ho never wants the fates "laying" fur him at Kaster We understand that Duncan Marshall, the William Jennings llry.tu cf tlie Dominion of Canada-uvi y that wc do not mean that he is a distributer of "Free Silver"-for wu did not see tho color of his coin-made some personal remarks about live editor of tho Alberta Star, if we had present wc would not have moved with speed swiftly like one good gentleman -did -at I.ethhridge. Mr-. Ives seems to be Just a little afraid of the rejiort of his -gmi.Now Hilly we want you to sit still ami take your medicine, for Mnrwlwtll is a good fellow, and will not rub it in loo bad. don't you know ai^'h-nl wns mt�dc to Christian people to take more -interest -in the Sun- '� day school. In the ntteriuMin n nil-( ly of the PrvKhylerinn. Ilnpliwt mid Methodist schools was hokd in the! Methodist church, at which Itev. : Merritt ifnvo the children nn inter-1 est'ng nitdress, and afterwards' spoke to the leachors nnd ofllcers alxiut t-heir work. Mr. Merritt was on his way to Hod fleer to attend tho provincial San-da.*, sehool convention hg on since tho occasion of Ins visit ^ here last fall, innn endeavor to pro-j  iluce greater power. The experiments j ina-le with tiro new holler enabled a| development of HO horse power, and '� i - ins out- of tire results. Mr. HoIm-i-Is ! (High Itiver Times.) i announces that It will bo -no trouble On Sat in day last, P. l4. Sims, who!to "develop as hl�4i as U-IO horse pow- | ! lives west of ll'igh Itiver, eamo into iur- or,ly jiossHilo o-listncle pre-) town and piesen-lxl hinwll at Mr. |1501,1 inB he'ns *'��' limitod ra-i - YARDSAT - LETHBRIDGE, RAYMOND. STIRLING, TABOR. It Will Ptty You To Sw; Our Stock Before Bnyi ngElsewhere. Building Material Wc eta supply you with States �* Doers.|Wiidow aid Door Fraaes Office, Baik � Hum FlUlaf *. FINISHED LUMBER & TlTRN INUS OF ALL KINDS Clenr and common lumbor on hand Quotations promiitly given on np[.lieation CRVNIJUOOK Sash & Door Factory CRANBROOK, B C. COSTLY PRAIIlli: FIIJF.S. BOIHES REOOVKRED. Medicine H*t, Alta.. April 23.- The bodies of Mrs. Lowden and of Mr. .1. W. Russell were recovcrod from the river on Sunday within a short distance of the points -at which they were supposed to have entered tlie water. Mrs. |.bwtlen 4*i�appearod _ visions of tho autonomy act. the Do- pn TuesOay nlg*it lant. and Mr. Itus- inay be buijl at Mac- An elevator lead. It. T. Lowvry, of Lottery's Claim, is starting a paper in Ureenwood, H. C. uiiuion reserves all waterways. jsell had Imen mif.sing for -file The Pisu-e River is navigable from two weeks Fort Hudson's llopo in British Co-! '-" " -!- past lumbia to "The Chutes VermilKo hundred miles, or I b,low Ft. Vermillion, a dlstanco 'o? I . ^� ^,0.  ^M*^1?*^ ubput six ' i who has hoen lin 'goal at Calgary for three some montha, has been ivleaeed. llolm.