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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 The Lethbridge Dally Herald. Saturday, August Struck the Trail! What Trail The trail that leads to the Pioneer Lumber Yards, where you can buy all kinds of building material, and get the best possible value for your money Round Street Phone 763 THE PIONEER LUMBER CO. Westminster Rd. Phone 1063 Yards at Lethbridge N. Lethbridge Taber Bow Island Milk River High River Claresholm Nauton Granum Carmangay Barons Kipp Jet. BICENTENARY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND IN CANADA BY J. MILLER McCQNNlELL. COPYRIGHT 1910 BY PUBLISHERS PRESS. The Bicentenary celebration of the first church of England service in Can- ada which, took place at Annapolis, Nova Scotia, in 1710, commences at Halifax Sept 3. That section, forming at the time part of the French pos- sessions ia 'North America, then en- tered upon its regime as a part of{ Great Britain's possessions, and as j an act of gratitude to the Almighty j for the surrender of the French com- mander the British soldiers held oi- scotland, the Earl of Heath, Archdea- con Madden, General Sir Charles War- ren and Sir Dyce Duckworth. Among the most prominent Amer- icans will be the Bishop of Washing- ton, the Bishop of Massachusetts, the Bishop of Tennessee, the Bisnop of Vermont, the Bishop of Kentucky, and Rev. Dr. Worchester, famous as the founder of the Emmanuel Movement in the United States. The celebration proper will com- mence with the formal opening of the new "All Saints" Cathedral in Halifax on Sept 3, wnich promises to be the most magnificent in the history of the Anglican Church ever held in Canada. Tie first three days of the following week will fee given up to the Canadian Church Con- gress. All the historical and other learned societies are taking an interest in tie" event and will participate in the pro- ceedings. Incidental to tie gathering there will be a special convocation in the crude French fortress, -built in stockade style more for safety from Indian attack than assault from for- eign foe. There have 'been many such in the annals of British warfare in all parts of the globe but probably none more interesting than this. Nec- essarily it partook entirely of a mil- itary character as there were no Eng- lish settlers at Port Royal in those days. It was quite a while afterwards before the English commenced to set- tle -there. In 1713, when the treaty of Utrecht was drawn up most of the inhabitants were French Roman Catholics while REV. DR. DAVIDSON LORD ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY vine service, conducted -by the chap- lain of the forces. It is this service which is to he fittingly celebrated, by the 'high -dignitaries and laymen of. the clmrclL Port Royal, as the French of that day called the place, was surrendered to the British in the year mentioned the commander 'being CoL Nicholson. The. name was afterwards changed -io Anaapolis, in honor of the British Queen, and the place ias since be- come famous not only for its histori- cal and geographical connection with REV. DR. HOLMES BISHOP OF MOOSONEE of King's College at Windsor when. "The Land of but on -ac- j Honorary degrees will be conferred, count of its situation .in the far famed Annapolis Valley, a spot rich not only in historical associations 'but in the products of tie farm and the orchard, for the apples which come from that section are of the best in the world. Tie arrangements for -the obser- Naturally suitable services in com- memoration of the event will also be held at Annapolis and after these are over a large party will cross the Bay of Fandy and ourney up the St John Kiver to Fredericton. Commemora- tion services will also be held in An- REV. DR. MILLS BISHOP OF ONTARIO most of the natives had adopted the same religion. As there is no record of the es- tablishment of any mission of the church of England in Nova Scotia, or Acadia as it was known then, from 1713 to 1749, it will he seen that wiile the bicentennial ceremony correctly marks an important incident in the history of that religious 'body, the real work of the Church did not com- mence for some years later. Services were occasionally held by military chaplains stationed at Annapolis for the few English settlers there and tie only evidence of-the existence V of the church during that period was -the vance of this bicentenary event have j glican churcies throughout Canada been going on for months and are to correspond with the date of the planned on a most elaborate scale. There is no doubt it will be the most striking event on record in connection the Church of England in Can- ada, High dignitaries of the church from England, Scotland and tie Unit- ed States, as well as from all over ceremony in Nova Scotia. There couid be no more "beautiful place for a great gathering in the latter part of August and the begin- ning of September than Nova Scotia. The country is then in the fullness of its sumiaer beauty, with bright, Scotia. The Exodus began in 1776 and uo less than reached Nova Scotia' while settled in New Brunswick. Dr. Inglis was consecrat- ed at Lambeth In 1787. His arrival was a matter of great satisfaction to the clergy and people. Bishop Inglis was the son of the Rev. Archibald Inglis of Glen and Kill- car, Ireland. He came of a family of hereditary clergymen. Coming to Pennsylvania at an early age he en- gaged in school teaching but after- REV. DR. WILLIAMS BISHOP OF HURON partial support by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel of a school- master at Annapolis from 1729 to and of another at Canso from 1736 to 1742. The first church was built after the arrival of Col. Cornwallis to estab- lish Halifax when the Governor se- lected a site and two clergymen with NEW ALL SAINTS CATHEDRAL, HALIFAX Canada, are now on their way to take part From England Among the speakers from England will 'be Bishop Taylor-Smith, chaplain general of the British Army; Right Hon. Rev. E. Lyttlelton, headmaster of Eton College; .the Bishop of Lon- Ingram; the Primus of t sunny days and coo! evenings. That 'Nova Scotians will take full oppor- tunity to display their beautiful pro- vince to the best of advantage goes without saying. First Anclican .Service One can readily imagine the pier turesque character of that first Angli- can service on North American soil REV. DR. INGLIS, First Anglican Bishop in Canada the expedition were placed in charge. The frame-work of the church was brought from Boston and the first ser- vice was held on September 2, 1750. In 1761, the second Church, St. j George's, was dedicated. of th'e most noted of the early Anglican cler- gymen was Rev. Dr. John Breynton. j The UnitedN Empire Loyalist move- ment brought a large number of peo- ple of the Anglican faith into Nova Scotia and among them numerous clergymen loyal to -tie British Crown. Among them was Rev. Charles Inglis who -became the first Bishop of Nova REV. DR. WORRELL BISHOP OF NOVA SCOTIA wards sougit Holy orders. Returning England for that" purpose he was ordained by the Bishop of London and was appointed missionary in Delaware began his ministry in 1759. He-labored'successfully there until 1764 wflen he went to New York and became assistant to tie rector of Trinity. Church, of which he after- wards became rector. Loyal to the Crown Dr. Inglis never wavered in his loy- alty to the British Crown and his pri- vate estate was confiscated and his In 1815 there were in Nova Scotia fifteen clergymen and in New Bruns- wick eight clergymen. Rev. Dr. Stanser was the second Bishop but he officiated only for a short time and 'the post afterwards went to Rev. John Inglis, tie first Bishop's son. He was consecrated in 1825. He worked successfully and died in London ia 1850 at the age of 72. Rev. Herbert Binney, born at Syd- ney, C. B., was the fourth Bishop of Nova Scotia. He died suddenly in 1SS7 and was the last Bishop ap- pointed toy the Crown to the See of 'Nova Scotia. Rev. Frederick Court- ney succeeded him and officiated un- til a few years ago when ie was suc- ceeded by Bishop Worrell, who has directed the affairs of the Church with much success and has been largely instrumental in arranging the com- ing celebration. Growth of Church The s-tory of the growth of the ciurch throughout Canada as the Have you given EDDYS WOODENWARE A Trial If not, why not Are you aware of the fact that there are NONE better manufactured? Ask your dealer to show Matches, Paper of all descriptions, Paper Bags, Tubs, Pails and Washboards. He is not up-to-date .unless he can show vou wooden ware made at EDDY'S. Hull, Canada E. 8. Eddy Co'y. Limited ESTABLISHED 1851 VACUUM HOUSECLEANING Phone 1115 or call at 1208 Courtland Street REV. DR. INGRAM BISHOP OF LONDON country developed in its westward trends, is one loyal Christian En- deavor, and from the early ministry of the first Bishop Inglis to the pres- ent time, is an extensive one. In 1845 the See of Fredericton for fae' Pro- ara in 1874. etc. The following figures illustrate the advance of the church vince of New Brunswick was created. The creation of other Sees followed; Huron in 1S57, Ontario in 1862, Niag- REV. DR. PINKHAM BISHOP OF CALGARY possessions seized. He retired first to Nova Scotia and afterwards to Eng- land. His appointment to Nova Sco- tia gave him jurisdiction as first Bis- hop of British North America over Upper and Lower Canada, Nova Sco- tia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward island, Newfoundland and Bermuda. The new Bishop struggled manfully with the extensive duties of iis large Diocese. One of his first cares was the establishment of a seat of learn- ing and a school and college were es- tablished at Windsor called King's Col- lege, still in a flourishing condition. The history of this institution is largely the history of the church in Nova Scotia. In 1793 the unwieldy Diocese was divided by the appointment of Rev. r REV. DR. HAMILTON j ARCHBISHOP OF OTTAWA in the older provinces from 1861 to the last available statistics: 1861 1901 Nova Scotia New Brunswick...... Prince Edward Island Ontario Quebec 1881 1901 Manitoba Territories British Columbia Alberta Assiniboia Sas- katchewan With added for the Yukon and in other territories there was a show a large gain over those figures The only other religious bodies ex- ceeding the above total at the last census were: Roman Catholics, Methodists Presby- terians An Important Conference One of the most important events in the history of tie Church of Eng- land in Canada was the conference ___ V at Winnipeg in 1890 to consider the i hops of Huron. .Niagara, Toronto, Al- j goma., London, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Fredericton, Columbia, Moosonee, Montreal and Calgary and -the Arch- bishop of Ottawa, with a long list of the clergy of prominent standing. WATER OF TWO SEAS DIVIDED BY ROOF Hotel in Rocky Mountains Sends Rain- Toward the Atlantic and the Pacific. Situated exactly at the highest point of the divide of the Rocky Mountains, on the Crow's Nest division of tie- Canadian Pacific railway, in British. the SnroTpit hotel, of which "Andy" Goode, a famous hunter and frontiersman, is proprietor, claims a, unique distinction. When it rains in the mountains, says tie Wide World Magazine, the water which falls on i the eastern slope of the Summit hotel roof trickles away to join a tiny rivu-- let, which in due process of time mingles its waters with tie broad Atlantic. The water falling just beyond the j ridgepole, on the other side of tie roof, flows and ultimately REV. DR. NEWNHAM BISHOP OF SASKATCHEWAN Dr. Mountain -as the first Bishop of Quebec. The See of Nora Scotia was then limited to Nova Scotia and New- foundland. The Rev. John Inglis, son of the Bishop was the first pupil at the Collegiate school at Windsor. Bis- hop Inglis died at Halifax in 1816 at the age of S2 in the 58th year of his ministry and the 30th of his consecra- tion. ARCHBISHOP MATHESON PRIMATE OF ALL CANADA question of union between all the pro- vincial Synods of British (North Am- erica and the establishment of a gen- eral Synod for the Government of tie cnurch in Canada. The ciief bodies consist of the Provincial Synod of tie Province of Canada and the Provin- cial Synod of Rupert's Land. It was originally intended to include New- foundland in the General Synod but that country did not come in so that the General Synod only applies -to the into the Pacific. REV. DR. RICHARDSON BISHOP OF FREDERICTON total of 680.620 Anglicans in Canada when the last census was taken. It is certain that next year's census Dominion. The most liev. Samuel Pritciard Matheson, D. D., Primate of all Cana- da and Metropolitan of Huperts Land will fee a. conspicuous figure at tie gathering as he will preside over the principal meetings of the Church Con- gress. In addition among those who are down for addresses are the Bis- a pond near Worcester, Eng. MAY BECOME ARCH- BISHOP OF OTTAWA Kingston, Aug. is.stated in Roman Catholic circles that Arch- bishop Ganthier is likely to be trans- ferred to Ottawa to fill -the vacant arcibishopric. .Recent Roman rega- lations are to the effect that the posi- jtion of must be -filled from the prelacy, and not from the priesthood, and outside of Mgr. Bru- chesi, of Montreal, Archbishop Gau- tiier is alone available. The Kingston prelate is not desir- ous of leaving, but he is needed at Ot- tawa. Should s. transfer occur, Bishop MacDonnell, of Alexandria, woul-i likely succeed, to the Kingston See. The body of Frank Podmore, a writer on spiritualism, was found In HAVERGAL COLLEGE WINNIPEG Residential and Day School for Girls Modern and Thoroughly Equipped Buildings PRINCIPAL__Miss E. L. Jones, L.L.A., St. Andrew's. Scotland, formerly head o'f the Day School, Havergal College, Toronto, assisted by a large staff of" resident and visiting professors and teachers. COURSE OF attention is given in every department to the individual 'iraining of the pupils. The school course con- prises English in all its branches, with Latin, French and Ger- man, Mathematics, Botany, Drawing and Class Singing. Pupils are prepared for matriculation at the University of Manitoba. college offers -exceptional advantages for the study of music, and and past pupils have taken high honors in the examinations of the Toronto Conservatory and College of Music PHYSICAL physical development and 'training of the girls is by an experienced resident mistress, is also in charge of 'the School Games, Tennis, Basketball and Hockey on the School rink. Kindergarten Department leads into the Junior School. calendar containing full information, apply to Principal. The attention of patrons and friends is directed to the great improve- ments made in the College Buildings during the past twelve months. There is now a large Assembly Hall and Gymnasium for the pupils, Studio for Art Studies and special rooms for the teaching of Pianoforte. SCHOOL RE-OPENS WEDNESDAY, 14TH OF SEPTEMBER, 1910 ;