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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta __ _ -ffi _______ ___ -__ ______--------. Picture News From England A Canadain Engine Drivers Success (1) The old Lord Mayor of London the new (Sir Edward after tho ceremony at tho LINY Courts. (2) Tho Shah of Persia, met by Lord Walden on his arrival at Dover. (3) President Poincare o{ France with Prices Albert. (4) ICing George bidding good-bye to King Alfonso of Spain, at Victoria Sta- tion, London. (5) Lord Beatty and Lord Haijf, with the Mayor of Bournemouth. (G) Blind Veterans salut- ing the Cenoti'.ph erected in memory of the Glorious Dead at Whitehall, as they march past. (7) Armistice nt Piccadilly Circus during the 11 o'clock pause. (8) World's Fnttest Boy, Lenny Mason, of Leicester. He is 1G years of ago and weighs 420 Ibs, I A FAITHFUL EMPLOYEE Forty-one rears of continuous neirvlce as a locomollro engineer without oD'_- accident to rear nis work Is the remarkable record established by Mr, Lew Patrick of' Kerrlsdate, formerly of KcYclatoke, D C., and previous to October 31, 1919 an engineer operating out of HevelstroVe on the mountain division' oT the Canadian Pacific Hallway main line. -Mr. Patrick's record la one that It will be bard to duplicate. He Is a maa still hale and nearly ond In full cnjoymint of his strength and faculties but has decided to lake a rest from the long strain of his rail- road duties. lie Is one of Iho pioneers who came Treat will] the railroad and dc- Teloped as !t developed. Starting with the Canadian Pacific at St. Boniface, Maiilibba, when a young man of 'twenly-flvo yeara of age le passed succcsplvclr Ihrouirh 'be occupations of brakeoian, conductor, flrem.-vn, and engineer during the first year of his sen-Ice, Hla first was one of Iho old, wood- turner type and he baa seen rail way motive power develop from thai stage through coal burn era of various grades to the latest type of oil-burning inorul, As engines de- veloped Mr. Patrick kept pace ?.nO operated thorn na fast ns they came, He was working on trilns In Br'Mah Columbia, and was present at the RummIL when I-ortl Rtrathcona Iho laal FplVe tint linked tho He with the Pacific ocean. Since then Mr. Patrick bas ween drivf.JK.encinca on the mount- ain Fccllona. 1'roni June, 1830 to IhL spring of 1518 ho WAS driver on (bo fast Imperial T.dnKciI passenger Irafna. On those nlnne he has tar- ried Irn-i of Irioiipanilsi of pnEseivRors In safety. no one man In the service or Ihr- great railway rompsny haa carr.'cfj more prople than he liaa, T-on? lieforo he re- from active service his rfr-u- lallon as thf rafoat cnamocr of the wholo country had pono abroad. People JJkffl to know ihcy wci3 lo bn drawn ny I-PW Patrick, liecauso It meant tha'. Iho elianres of ac- cident nad, btt-n rrducod to the minimum. Though Ihe Canadian Pacific' Hallway Tompiny points pride to Ita vrnndrrful rrcnrtl In protTilnB Ihc lives or it a pass- enccrs, and It-i own reputation In tSls regard hag always been very high amon.? 'allroad men anrl the travelling public, yet (n know thru Lew Patrick wat at ibc throttle wa.3 r Mr. Patrick, the Veteran of 41 Years' Service to the Public, adtlcrl agp.'irancc lo Diosc who know. Mr. Patrick an rxnmple or the l type (U-vcloprd by Ihc rall- service duty Jo hlr com- pany anil his p.issengora was hfs InflncnLp, The Canadian Pacmu Jlallwny Company llirougli whoTo gamut of ofllclan and men. from to tho ncvreM hrahtman feels pride In'tTio rccordlAlberta, vftftron. Mr, Patrick was bom In South' Durham, C5 milca CM[ of Montreal, C6 yeara aso. Ilia parents wcro farrriers arO li- fcilowed the eamo occupation until he went west to rallroa-1. JTo was married In 1R86 and hr.s three children. Miss Jean and Mv. John Patrick o( Vancouver, a nd M M. H. Boyo of taiga ry, ;