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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta MGRFOUH t H E L E T H B RID G E D AIL Y H E K A L D THURSDAY, iDKCEMBER 17, 1914 She letbbviooe Ifoeralb alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY RATES per by mall, year...... br mill, per year..... K.oo 3.00 i.00 TELEPHONES Btntnesa Office 1263 Editorial orace 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance lianiilng Director Business Manager 'ICKED UP IN 'ASSING FOR THE IIUSY MAN The poor are getting meals for 2 cents. There arc unemployed per- sons in Chicago. Columbia University is to have a ?50DO greenhouse for research work. Aid, Gilbert Roche is in the fold a mayoralty candidate in St. Thomas. A BRAGGART RAID Not since the days whfiii the Dutch flewi, under De Ruyter, nearly centuries and ft half ago, intruded Itself Into the Thames, as far as Lon- don Bridge, has the sound of hostile funs been heard in England. Tester- marriage of u New York man, who had tuberculosis and concealed it, yes annulled yesterday. One hundred pickpockets in New two York, unable to earn a turn 1 honest. A woman ih Bridgeport, Conn. m mm TEiliSfE killed hy a live wire which had baen torn down by the stonn. Broadway, New York, is to have an- other theatre. Plans for a 20-storey day however, the silence of centuries structure have been taken out. was' broken by the boom of German 1, to the atem of cannon off the coast of Yorkshire. It the aftermath of the naval defeat off lha Falkland Islands, a braggart show by the enemy to prove that he had still a fleet In being. The attack on Uie unfortified towns of Scarborough, Whltby and Redcar, and the practically unfortified towu of made under cover of -a thick fog, was in piece with the stalk- ing naval tactics hitherto showed by the enemy. Not even did he attempt to land a single man, but with die fog clearing away, and with the approach of British ships, he turned tail. At the first Cash of news of the enemy's ships being so close to the English coast, there might possibly have coine a slight shock to our con- fidence in the British fleet, in that its vigilance had -been evaded and the "blockade broken. But to Uiose fa- miliar with North Sea fops it is not has been done at Atlantic City as a result .of the storm on the coast. There was a clean slate in the Win- nipeg police court on Monday, not ev- en a drunk case being heard! The Toronto Board of Trade will drill ari.the unemployed in the city, at a cost of Miss Eika Clist, daughter ot the late Samuel Olist of Fjgin .Hills, was found doad in bad at Aurora, Ont. Harvey- Snow ot Sault Ste. Marie: was drowned SO feet from the shore of Echo lake last week. The Western Drydocjc Co. at Port Arthur is" likely to construct submar- ines for thf British navy. Th-sre is a serious shortage of doc- tors and nurses in England, owing to the call mads by the "jrar. The next piece of construction that the Canadian be "a branch Recollections of Kootejiai Brown McD, Tait in "Koit and The writer spent a' pleasant fbro- noon recently with John George- Brown, Superintendent ol WaJ-ertron Lakes Park, in. his neat by the middle I'ak'r in -the southwest corner 6f Alberta. Mr. Drown is the oldest of the old timers of the south country. It is now nearly 50 years since he, as a young man. of J35 first cast his eyes upon'" the waters jeside which ho was to make his home. Since that day he has, been closely ideuti'ied with the pioneer life of the west from Winnipeg m Can-: ada, and St. Paul in the United States, to the Rocky Mountains., "I said the stalwart lioneer, "packing through the South Pass in 1SU5. I 'had been )hicei' mining district of British Columbia for .two years and came Wild Horse Creek (now Fort Siceie) with- four others, I a claim near the mouth of the creek, yt not 'pan- ning' very well, so we sold a company of Chinamen for apiecn and one horse. We took 25 chips apiece nnd gambled for, the horse and will ba. effected Northern railway :ine from Edmonton to Peace River Healed His Kidneys and Cured Him KAGKKSVII.UC, ONT., AUG. i6th. 2913. "About two years ago> I found my health in a very bad state. My Kid- ney? were not doing' their work and I vras all run down in condition I felt the need of icme'good remedy, and I decided to try tlieai. Their effect, I found more than satisfactory. Their action was mild and the mult tbat could be expected. My Kidneys .returned their normal action after I had taken upwards of a dozen boxes, aiid I regained my old- tinie vitality. Today, I am enjoying the best health I have ever B. A. KEtLY Fruit-a-tiyes" je tlie greatest Kidney Remedy lit the .world. It acts on the bowels and skin as well as on tlie kidneys, and thereby soothes aad cures any Kidney soreness. "Fruit-a-tiyes" is sold by ell dealers at 500, a box, 6 for trial size ajc. or-will be sent on receipt of price by Having disposed ol our hold- Fruit-a-tivesLimited. Ottawa.' the creek the (Ire of us pack- ed through this pass (South Koot- enai) and soon after started, for Ed- monton, where we heard they were mining .placer gold ou -the Saskatch- ewan river. We had no very clear knowledge oE where Edmonton was there was no one to tell us. I thought we were not keeping close enough to the mountains, but the opinions of .my colleagues prcvailwl and alter a tew days we found our- selves at Seven Persons Creek (now Medicine "I remember, mv with. CHOICE MEATS FOR CHRISTMAS TURKEY, DUCK, CHICKEN, Beef, Mutton, Veal, Lamb, Cooked Meats, Sausage Thesse are the best on the Market .We People by Phone .T _ THE ALBEfe MEAT MARKET R. COULTRY, Prop. PHONE 492 Vancouver, B.C., Dec. 15. An- nouncement has just been made by he directors of the Bank of Yancou- surprising that under its thick and murky veil three or more ships could get by. Taking it all rtmuii, though the loss of life and damage to property are much to 'be regretted, the news of the enemy's raid is refreshing. With an admiral ot the type of who has the reputation of :in active .naval warfare, j though he has so far not lived up to it, there must come a time when to save his face, anil to prove to his people that they possess a live sheer necessity at least must force his hand. It is to "be hoped that this necessity has now shown itself, and 'Uist Admiral Jellicoe and Uls ver that they have been obliged to j the Indians. It was at Seven Persons suspend payment, owing to various "Among these were Landing or Dunveglm. The Militia, department reports the death of Major .lames W. Guerin of the Princess Patricia's Light Infantry. The Is Mrs. C. Guerin, Bel- "ast. After living iu the vicinity cf Win- nipeg for upwards of SI years, Wil- liam Gnnn is dead, leaving- children, _ _____ ._ ___ grandchildren and great-grandchildren I able measure of support, whlcfl Is at-: to mourn his loss. Guim's parents set- tributabie to th-s damaging rumors re- [Creek on the trip I have, just told of. We were haying dinner when spread and damaging .rumors result- j surprised by fly in; ing in the loss of public and heavy withdrawals of deposits, in-j Qn the creeic baul ability of the bank quickly to collect in act! but l outstanding loans, and failure -to ob-1 h fa -e tain Unancial assistance in tto crais. .backsclose to. the kklnev. I.pulled.itj 01 cottonwoods We were quickly was unfortunate STOP CATARRH! OPEN NOSTRILS AND HEAD Says Cream Applied in Noatribi Hcad-Colda at Onee. If your nostrils are clogged and your head is Bluffed and you can't breathe freely ibecause of a cold or catarrh, just get a small bottle of Ely's Cream Balm at any store. Apply a little oE this frbgnnt, .anti- septic cream into your nostrils and let it penetrate, through, every air passage of your head, soothing and healing the inflamed, swollen mucous membrane and you get instant relief. All! how good it feels. Your nos- trils are open, your head is 'oiaar, no more hawking, snuffing, blowing; no more headache, dryness or struggling for breath. Ely's Cream. Balm is just what sufferers from head colds and catarrh need. It's a delight. Sold by J. D. Higinbothaui Co., Limited, Since the failure of .the Dominion out and went on--shooting. pulled .it Modern has failed to receive eveii a" reasoa- tied in Selkirk in be treated to the Opportunity waiting for. they THE CONSERVATIVE NOMINEE Our Conservative friends evidently anticipate a general election at an early date. It is their business whe- ther one; is held.or.not That there will be an election in war time will not appeal to a class of Conservatives throughout the country ivho think more of a united country than thej do of taking advantage, of an oppon ent when there is supposed to .be a political truce in existence, -but thi: class does not dictate the policy o .the party, and so it is more than like- ly that an election will -be held within next six months at any rate. Nat lirally with this prospect in view it i not surprising that the Conservative "of the LethbrtSgs district decided to nominate a candidate, especially when they realized that that candidate might able to utilize certain econ binie conditions existing in 'this pal .of the country for natty advantage Since It Is possible for tnem to at tempt to claim that they are saving the., farmers of the country by ing them and relief on accoun era disastrous crop failure they .are going to take full advantage of the situation. The farmers will not for- that the relief Is not a gift, it Bint be paid back. It is a charge their lands and is not a dona tion. The Conservative nominee, W. 3 Ball, is a staunch party man. He ia practically a newcomer, he has become well fcnown through his tivitles. Personally, we. esteem him highly, though we recognize him as a Conservative of the school which can .see no good in the other party. He is a Conservative through and through for party first, last and always, even if the. party is advocating principles and passing legislation injurious to the country where he lives. It must also be remembered that Mr. Ball the type of partisan wno believes in the "to the victor belongs the spoils' policy. .He was the head of the pat- committee which beheaded r office holders without of- itring a reason sort ot politics appeal to the "party, first, last fM always" element, 'but it is not me 1 Wit et politics the country wants endorsed. This can be tor Mr. Bill He is a cound Con- Mrratire with ability to advocate the party claims, and under his leader- ship the campaign, whenever It may Mil be agfTMsirefr conduttwl. of the Sir Casimir Gzowski, K.C. Igarding the bank -in .the. past month j Jid thp r or two. The effect of these rumors 'caused heavy withdrawals of deposits. "Prses- The directors are confident'that the _ lnat "'as the .last 1.saw of Seven store, and 3 dwelling house be- to a halfbreed, John Suth- nd. I stayed the greater part ol winter of '117 in Portage la Prai- dinns. I remember arriving in Fort Gar- ry late in the winter of 1867. There iCOO. On November 30 the tofal de- j tlie party after the encounter at SET- remember falling in'with a tel- Ipcsits were. and notes injQn Persons had a disagree-'low F'ott Garry who was hiring I circulation mcn-t almost resulted in a min-' nwn to run a pony express between ature ortil war Thre'a of thQ men St Paul and Helena. The men were t'out for-Edmonton the-fourth neaiJy all killed by i Indians and 150 SPECIAL-For Your Xmas TaBIe Mclntosh Red The Best-flavored Apple Procurable Be Sure and Secure a Box from Your Grocer Scott Fruit Co., Ltd Sole Agents HOPEDKJO ,-MEET ENGLISHMEN fellow had no horse and i tain ;vhat to do But G-srman Adpiiral Was TffTnklng of Bottom of Sea A syndicate has been formed in The Edison Plionagraph factory at was uncer- horses stolen. After two years I went Rome to purchase ten million dollars West "Orange, Been'-b'nrned it to do I pulled out for into the. service of the government ot north of wheat, to resell throughout to Hie the total damage rrv. I didn't know where the United States as a scout aad j the country in order to prevent specu- amounting to Mr Edison but I did Iriow" that if I mail carrier. I- was thus employed lators from raising prices_________ has already started reconstruction. Kofb Gan fort was, _ _ _______ ___... lolloued the Saskatchewan nver 11 when I met Custcr, who with all of Berlin Ma London, Dec come to it J trs Seventh (Cavalry, was massacred von Hohensbroeeh recalls m the Tages 11} arrow v wound hurt for a junction ;of the Big Horn ami Zeitnng nn utterance of Cojnt' Die of i.e-ks but i stopped ellowstone rlvtrsf'in: Montana in vcn Spec before his departure tor the i iiavellin? j h id leii an nour after I Ouster pressed me to BO with Orient two years agbV to command the; the fight U Seven-Persons, and was iIlim as a scout. I could not go just cruiser squadron relatue to what hejout about dajs when m> horse .then, but.-1 oflered to get him 2 should do in case of war. j less friend overtook me on foot. I-good scout. I recommended Charlie Admiral tori'Spee in command Mas traicllinij slawlj, to let mv back I Remolds, nephew of Chas. Reynolds of the German squadron four vessels get better quicllj We hoth halteJ tho U. S. forest ranger who died at of which were sunk bv the British anJ I shot a bufia'o to irale a bull i Pmcher Creek recently, and Custer men at the bottom of the sea- Premier Hearst says Ontario ported wounded over a levy a war tax if found necessarv warships under Wce-Wnural Sir Pr d for thp man on foot Brick Sturdef, in the South Atlantic jo ;.2mi, oj wlth In repl> to the query, Count von buffalo skin laced to it to form ia shaped boat I loaded it with 'supplies and aunalo meat and started "I hope I may meet many English- took him on, The.massacre occurred only a. fe'w 'days after, only one Cron Indian scout escaping from the en- raged Sioux. I met this Cully by name, two weeks after the massa THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE CAPITAL, REST, The Best Bargain in Southern Alberta XMAS HAMPERS Of Choice WINES LIQUORS Hamper No. 1 Contains 1 BOTTLE SCOTCH (McKenzit's) 1 BOTTLE BRANDY (Jules Coaden) 1 BOTTLE TOM GIN 1 BOTTLE GINGER WINE (Bernard's) 1 BOT. NATIVE PORT (Bright A Co) 1 BOTTLE FINE OLD RYE. 6 Bottles for Regular price of No. 2 Contains 1 BOTTLE SCOTCH (Walker's Kllmarnock) 1 BOTTLE BRANDY (Otard Dupy) 1 BOTTLE SHERRY (Duff Gordon) 1 BOTTLE CHERRY WHISKEY (Van Der A.) 1 BOTTLE PbRT. (Santos Ramlro) 1 BOTTLE GINGER WINE (Bsrnard's) 1 BOTTLE RYE (Corby's Spec. Selected) 1 BOTTLE TOM GIN (Barclay's) 1 BOTTLE RUM (Navy> Reserve.) D Bottles for Regular price of the man paddling down the rner and gai the BtoIT from hlm- ,rode a horse and stopping at Duck I remember vety well the last will I Lake I wintered with the half-breed- I ever saw in its wild state, 'tkuje because'he rolled over me and held One day at Dud-Lake J was out 5? the Indians, rolled him hunting buffalo wlrentan Indian came. Tort I was out and told me 'Mr Goldtooth'' skln sighted.a herd of n anted to I went or "even hundred buffalo hulls all camp, and found my companion from Seven Persons Creek who, b> the had a big gold tooth, and the Indians called him on first sight 'Mr Goldtooth.' "In the spring of-'fSSe -we both pulled up at-Portage-Is Prairie, in what is now Manitoba Herman Mayer SUCCESSOR TO J. B. REUTER. 120 5th St. S., Uthbridg. f. Q. Box 203 Phone 665 Mall Orders rsccive prompt attention. Order early for only limited number remains. "I lemember very well ms first sight of Portage la Prairie.-and old Fort Garrj The former place had three wmdmill, a trad- striking south I. hid in some long grass and let all go hy but a nice three year old. I laid him low and walked over to his head to skin him. Wljen about four from him he jumped up-and made had a .cartridge in my rifle and while running turned to fire tat hit his horn. This, however, turned him over MONEY ORDERS Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient and inexpensive method of remitting small sums of money. These Orders, payable without charge at any bank in: Canada (except in the Yukon Territory) and in the principal cities of the United we issued at the following rates 55 and under 3 Over 5 and not exceeding Sit I i 31 H 15 REMITTANCES ABROAD rtotiW be made by mini of our SPECIAI, FOREIGN DRAFTS and MONBT ORDERS, Issued without delaj at reasonable rates. S28 Lethbridge Branch R. L Brymner, JHgr. Wolfe's Aromatic Schiedam Schnapps (HOtLAMDe C1N) J the most heaitliful spirit ob- tainable, and the very, best stimulant for general use. As a pick-ria-up tonic and digev- Wolfe's Schnapps is always cpportuna, exercising the ir.oft beneficial offset 'liver, Udneya end other Hudson's Bay Company and I gained a few yards. 1 jammed another cartridge into my magazine and turned to fire again, but he was right on me and I felt the rifle barrel touch his forehead as I pu'iled the trlgger.I It did the work, but the big brute tumbled head over heels on top of'me The Indians were not far off and came to my assistance, else it would have been all day with me. That was the last wild buffalo I ever flaw on the range. It was the summer of 1877. I remember the North West Re- bellion. Of course I did not see active -ervice.' I was Chief Scout in the Rock Mountain Rangers at that time and as we .were purely an Albr.rta District organization, .we-were not allowed to leave the foothills. There were many conflicting reports com- ing to us at Calgary and Macleod re- garding the advance of the Indians upon us, and my chief duty was carry- ing telegrams from Middleton to our commanding officer. "At that tlmo the. Canadian Pacific f was in course of construction and the navvies iworking between Medicine Hat nnd the mountains refused to stay on the joS'; th'ey-ware given military protection. One of the duties of the Rangers was to ride up and dffwn this "construction work as- luring the foreign laborers that all was well.In-military circles. "I remember .the first photograph ever taken In old Port Garry. Tb.9 camera was set on me by a man La-son, s Swods, who came in from the south. The result was, of course, a tintype. I here. I have had some photos made of it, of course. That was in 1866. "I the writer could not. atay longer. John George Brown will allow the writer to sit.again in his. mountain cottage, and doubtless Ills later recollections ot life In the will find their way into print. Come .to the new head- quarters for Tires and where you get the extra Firestone 'Quality at the price of only medium grade. Tires, Tubes and Accessories give Extra Quality at only average prica bc'causo'FirestbBB 'i nu specialists ami tlio 1'irestone Factory Is tho largest in America wliero only tirea arc made. Como in dfty aad learn Firestone efficiency can give fcf (ir your Fial-Cmt end Find Economy Ttie H. T. Henderson Garage Automobiles, Tires and Motor Accessories; Expert Repairing. AND 6TH ST. LETHBRIDGE, ;