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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HERALD Knhirday. Aiigiint 3.1PU. QUALTTY FIRST AT DELANY'S You re sure of getting good meats here. Our aim is to provide the best, and price considerately. We always have a complete stock, fresh and tender GEORGE A. DELANY Hill Block Phone 452 Dufferjh Street CLOTHES' paid-up "policy" against the ordinary troubles of is yours' if you use one of Substitution means to you a loss of confidence and to the Grocer a loss of customer. There are no .Wash-Boards "just ae good" as Eddy's.' LOT OF TROUT HVE MILLIONS EATEN BY At Rate of 3c a Day for Food Kodents Cause Montreal; Aug. cents per. day-to-feed a costs rat: I Spokane. Wash., Aug. mii- lion Rainbow, Cut-throat and East- ern trout'were distributed the lakes and streams of. eastern Washington by .the state fish hatch- ery on the Little Spokane river this season, according to Superintendent S. Drew, who. announced today I that the plant .will resume early in December to double the output. Th 'citorts of the hatchery officials hav been largely the introduc lion of brook trout, this spe cies being well adapted to the 1 oca waters. They are game and provid excellent sport, as well as highly de sirable food. Superintendent said that the -'policy of impoctinjr Eastern trout will be continued nex .season, when it is expected to restock I more than a- dozen lakes.'.The Spo kanc Pish Protective association Ua: j co-operateti with the officials of tin hatchery, also assisting the fish am (game wardens in enforcing the-l The officers of the association were instrumental in interesting the fcder- three !al government in assigning experts Lust DISCOVERY OF CROW'S NEST PASS Mkihael ofvTobtcco Plaint, was In town '.during the week; tht i first .vlilt.'he, has Cranbrook In i King time Michael Phillips I an old .timer of tht. Old timers, lie was In HHKI Kootenay in JStM, In the employ of the Hudson's Hay Company. After the Hudson'g Bay closet! down i their at Tobacco Plains. .Mr. Ph.ll- lipps engaged In prospecting, trapping and exploratory work. Sub- sequently he became Indian agent at Steele, preceding the present in-' cumbenf of that office. It. L. T. Gal- brafth, says th'e Cranbrook .Herald. Mr. Phllliups is an Englishman, now well advanced in years, but still halo hearty, and keenly interest- ed in the development of the section of the province with which he' lias so Ions been identified. ilr. Phillips tnlkB entertainingly of early days and has very interesting yarns to spin of his prospecting ex- periences in the early seventies. Telling or his first visit, in the full j of ISTo to the upper waters of Elk river. Phillips said: The years following the close of the Hudson's Ray purfi.on Tobacco Plains were spent sum- mer in prospecting for gold ex- tfre ploring .the country, the winter In trapping. At that time the company I'I Prince' Yam'agata, Who 'Demands Army in "Corea WHAT I WENT THROUGH year was lost through the depredations of -rats, says a circular sent bj Mi B M Irem- jbUv of 400 M to thf Medi- c il Health Officei in trung to m- [lerest him in the Australian Rat Kill- er. This is a poison, he claims, with- out sirychniae, aisenlc or nhosphbrus. jit acts' slowly and drives rats to the :Open. The Liverpool Rat Virus prepared the Incorporated Liverpool insti- jtute-.of Comparative Pathology at their farm station, of '.-Rancorn, near Liver- Aetta Bdoretaking LydU LPinkhinrs Vefetable Compound. >'atick, MASS. express wbat I went through during the change loMife beforel tried Lydia -E Pmkham s Vegetable Com pouna I was m such a nervoue condition I could- not keep still My limbs Ippol, is another preparation offered by .the National JD'nfg and Chemical Co. They.highly recommend it on account iof-work done In their own pre- mises. One individual suggests that a few rats caught, inoculated with disease germs fatal to -rata, and not fatal .to human, beings, and then rt- leased to transmit the disease to other rata when they gather together their gregarious fashion to fclk 'over the day's business. This, how-j the chief function of the kidneyi is regarded as too dangeious U to properly filter this poison from the there might be no limit to the extent' to make a scientific invesiivrit.ioa 01 the nearby lakes. CHANGE, IN MEXICAN CABINET Mexico City, August Vds quez Gomez, secretary of the interior resigned today upon request of Presi dent De La Barra. The portfolio has been offered to Alberto Garcia Grana dosH, governor of the federal districi and it is believed .he will accept. Eli Farmer, an ex-prisoner, is suing the Governor of Oxford County Jail for painting the latter'a house while serving his term. The plant of the Caledonia Alabaa- tine Plaster Co. has 'been destroyed by fire Rheumatism with its kindred ailmesrti Wr usually results f the'joints ry Neck, etc m lodftntntf oi uric JBiich a disease might extend through i the medium of other animals such as cats and-dogs.'-There is always the chance, alao thattgoing through these niedia .the germs might- become so changed as to .become.'readily trans- mitted to the hum in being Dr. Louis says- that it is most those in charge ot cold I Ind >ick from infectioiiB diseases sensations, Jto remember alwajs to destiov lags ircepy mil could not sleep nig period as Lydla Plnkham's Vege- table Compound. If you would MKf fipecln) atlnmt rotir a Hal to Plnklmni, blood. Only when they lail to 'do this ii Rheiimatisni probable. Kidney weaknesv starts in vtriotta ways. A sudden chill, after perspiring freely, sometimes settles in the kidiieyi an uuusual strain Poisons which should I of the system are-pumped back into the blood, causing Uric Acid, the real of Wry Neck, Neuralgia, etc. In-the early stages Kyal's Stone Root Compound will slop it. Will .start your kidneys working prop- erly, so that the Uric Acid'is reibsorbed and eliminated. Awav goes your Rheumatism with it, Perhaps these eirly warning twingei have'paswd your Rheu has become deep seated. Muscles ill snarled .up in knots as if were. Then you'll need Nytl's Rheumatic Cure. Ask your own druggist about ti thenfi things. Other offers innumerable are made to Dr. L..Laberge of poleons, of Ume j rats to make' friends and entice their kind Into traps' 'and other ways of disposing of the rodent. One fantastic -scheme comes from Australia, and suggests that only the females should be killed. The male being polygamoiit by nature, the writ- er states that when the females be- come induced ,11) number the race would pass because of the dis- iurbince of the natuinl balance now oblalritiig between' His opinion is Vo'tf and fuarantttd by ALiERTA DRUG A iOOK CO. j. O. MIGINBOTHAM 4 CO. JACKSON A COPE W. P.J. ALEXANDER LCTHBRIOGI still had forts on the Am- erican side of the line in Washington Oregon and Montana. .These. posts were, however, abandoned when the United S.tates government paid the claims of .the company. This made the closing of their station at Tobacco 'lains necessary. It was' In the fall of 1S73 that 1 paid my first visit to the upper-wat- ers of Elk river. H was no easy ask.-getting into the country, as there was no vestige of trail, save those made by the Elk, until what is known ag Michel Creek was reached. Aly iole companion, John -Collins, was a .rapper and: carred little for -pros- pecting, and as the formation of the ountry, however promising for coal, was very discouraging to the gold hunter, our trip soon became a hunt- ing and trapping expedition. The water in the river.was ipw, and using the gravel'bars by cross- ing and recrossing the river, we got along fairly well -with our four hor- ses. "always .camped ahout'three o'clock, to give'time to set oiir bea- ver traps before 'right. Camping out in fine weather aiiid on a fine stream like Elk river ii'Vdelightfui.. My panipB was coo.k and liked It; .but .was' hard to get the morning. J from .look- Ing at the- traps, or .hunting up the horses wet to the skin with dew, to find my. companion' still .in fish and- wild fruit we. had in plenty. Np.-fire had .been swept through the and ibut.fpr.an1 occasional difficulty-; in -getting .pur horses through, a trackless country (save for game we certainly j did not 'have a' hard time. I remem-' her we camped-on the riyer'.se.veral days near where'tbe now stands, beaver being'very plen- tiful in a deep pool there Elk itl deei) were numerous on the west side of the river, but we let them alone, haying no use-for the meat. Passing the hot springs and getting on to the prairie near the mouth of Mfchel.Creek, Mold Collins I had been there..before. I had in the orer the high range ,frpm White. large tnbutar> of Kootena) river, with Pete ni tort large river now known as Elk rlrer, -but sup- 'My next trip up the Klk river during the following summer; (ho party consisted of Mr. Woods, owner of the old Wild Home Creek Kawmtll; .William Sunders, Jim Mprrivsey. the old miner and myself. We had riding horses nnd six puck mil inn U with provisions for Ihe ttuinmor, our Intention being lo thoroughly explore and prospect thai section of the country. (.letting up tho Elk Hvor valley at high water was no easy niu ter and we hat! some making. Uur first crossing of the Elk river at.the point of rock south of the pres- ent town. of Morrisscy gave us some idea of the difficulties before us. Mr. Woods had hud some experience raft ng and took the how; as a good boat and canoe niali I had the stern. Steer- ing a huge lop -raft with over a, thou- sand pounds of mid -piled up with and rigging is no easy matter In the wild, swifl waters of the Elk river and' we went down I ho stream nearly half ti before I cotild make a landing on tlie east side. The horses swam the river We camped at Morrissey creak here Jim Morrissey began to growl and kfj.nt it up for the most part of summer. Mr. -Woods aud I ex- plored up the creek bringing out some of the coal. We named the creek af- Unbleached, yet white as snow. t; WHOLESOME FIVE ROSES FLOUR APPCTIZHW contiiiu tin lull food vtKit ef he Wesmn Sprint ind is WiM'llv for Brod. ClU Putry. ,ter Jim MorHsey, who naturally asked if it was coal we were looking for. Proceeding, north, we travelled as far a's the next large creek: to this we cave the name of Coal Creek. Here we camped several days in the hope that the water would fall a little. Mr. i not, even a book to paes the time. Woods and I went up the the started above the falls near others remaining in camp. with a. dug-out canoe on Decem- ririd I -went over the divide on Qur dug-out canoe was large to the Michel over 'tin: HH me I oer 1 Creek waters, but could !enou igh to have taken all our supplies, .'Ind nothing: but coal, and coal every-i but it was made of green cottonwood where. Returning to camp we de- w.e managed to get it about twelve miles up the river. We then packed forward on _lded to raft Elk River again to pros- pect the creeks on the west side. We gave the name of Lizard Creek to first we explored after crossing owing to a number of little green Izards on a snow slide near the lead of. the creek. Two of us went on foot over to the Bull River waters and found iron ore and H better gold country. It was not, however, until some years later that I found gold n paying quantities on Bull River. The whole" country on the west of Elk river was full of elk trails, buC'rain had set in and no one offered ing repeated trips. our backs, mak- until we had all our stuff a few miles up Coal Creek Here we made a cache. It was the middle of April before we got home again. We got beaver, marten, otter, wolverine' and fox during the winter n sufficient Quantities to give fair re- turns fo.r our time and labor. The following summer T tried hard to get the B. C. government to make trail up Bile '.river and through the range. The Mounted Police had conic into the Northwest through o- go and them, although we.rjriHed States territory and establish- -wanted frean meat. V started out with a. rifle'one afternoon, following one of' he elk- trails a little south f- a creek we afterwards called Clear Creek. I .came upon a great b: t a. lick.; the whole, place was. themselves at Fort McLeod. Wi ..ere anxious to get a market for south cattie, as the mines--at" TVIId. Horse [bb. Thanks who was Hied gone a low obt >and of elk to Mr R; T. G-albraith, rumpled' like a cattle yard with trails then our member for Koofenay, the provincial 'government, voted a small oing'off in every direction. There ,SIItn to dcrine tran. r uad before ertainly; was. not-less than one hun-isent Dr_ Dawson a sample of the red-animals standing round and and a rough pen sketch.. of tne witching ..flies. They were in their river aild. ,he, Pass ThJB summer home fjulte unconscious of my presence, and but from the present city every size from the little calf several pairs of mighty antlers all In the velvet. :I would ever sooner see jhe :etch made use of in his book, using few miles jthe nameg jjut down, and some of or Fernie; yhich still remain, as Coar "Creek, IMorrissey Creek, etc; It was some time1 before" anything was done, as Mr. William .Fernie. the gold corn- to h the-ilivjng animals than the slaughter- !mfgsjoner opposed the matter, ed carcass, but I knew they would hardly look-at it that way in camp, BO picked one that thought we could nearly get away with'. Alas much (of the meat was unavoidably wasted. We spent many weeks up Elk "river, but failing to get out of the coal formation we turned back and- went towards the headwaters "of the Flat- head river. On the Elk- river we lost all trace of even colors.of gold about five miles above where Elko now stands. I spent one hid BO that ,ing the Imlians said there was no 'such pass and that (here was no use wasting money, r however, In com- pany with a Mr. Ridge-way, blazed the road through and the trail" was made. Until, the opening' up the main line of the Canadian Pacific, it was during the summer months one of the most used trails in( the country bands of'horses and cattle going over from even far as Kamloops. ten with Hem winter trapping mar- K-rause on Coal Creek mountain divides between it Flathead was ind the -waters of the river the trip pajing one It nas not mj first win a Honors he ter In the mountains but it certainly Nfack, waa. the longest. Those who dwell nothing of such life, in cities know ,When in per- HATPIN CAUSED1 LOSS OF ACTOR'S EYESIGHT San Francisco, Aug. turn uonurs head cost Daniel tor his eyesight Mack attempted, to make his way through a dense after theatre crowd we waa what isjftanent camp -vith a long line of trape, and getting plenty of marten, there is some eicitemeat about J. Black, Principal of Manitoba Agricultural We on Market street Jest-night. Suddenly woman beside him turned hei he-dd [tug on her headgear Without looking posed that Its course eat- _ t. But when moving, and n temporary had prospected north towards the Mmp ifti a hird head of the nrer After looking a On ones back It simpl> around I found the place where Bovle of toil mghtu of un and I had camped some years before. Collins and I decided to follow up .Michel Creek, and after some days travel through timber, we ..jyere .sur- fr prised to find large trails that cer talnlv nere not elk trails passing out toward the lakes We fonnd the j trees covered with buffalo ifalr, and t wag evident to both of. us! that we had passed through the Rock} Moiin tains without going over any range This was the firtt trip ever made by what Is now known as the Crow's Nest Pass.' T saw.'at once advantage ef a pass through the great rockv range without a mountain go over and f determined'to work for-a trail. fc Years, long years, nave passed since then and I never should live to gee two great, railway Ines. pass through' the of the yJk river. Collins iand I-determined to return by the south boundary past, aoonet .han work our way back through th'e Umber. There was -some riJk-an'oiit. t, as there was then no Fort, -Macleod and no -Mounted .Police. The BlpodJ md the Blackfeet ruled on thtl east of the mountains and thej M all they across The buffafe were far 001 on the plafoJR hat time of rotund thf> RlftcVfwi loulft net be far from (hem habt rell inafde the long the Foothills until ti [The long steel pin projecting dotn hei Jniound she wrenched the pin free and JJ; hat passed through Micka right ,dipappcaicd in the crowd while Mack lid through hit> nose and into his left staggered blindlj about the sidewalk, eje Physicians oideied Mack placed tn a. 'You bnitei how dare you touch my jdark room. It. is possible tbst tie may utterable misery, watching the said .the'woman she felt his sight. Who'll Be The Next? Every day adds to the list of ftouse- keepers who are being won over to the goodness of our bread, cakes and pastry. If you have never given us an order you ought to The City Bakery Phone 1181 Beside the Fire Hall ;