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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Plastering! In the Wilds of Keewatin. 'EstiaiafcM Given. SAVE MONEY Bishop of Kt-nora, who is probably -thy best informed uuui on Keewatin territory nod adjacent to-'Hudson's Uay, tho district ovc-r which tha boundary dispute bas rec- 1 did not go thither. My missionary "Ai the' mouth of -the he jsuul, "ther.? is a small, land-locked basin, -two miles vu dinnuHcr, with very good howling ground and In the channel the river nar- 1 did not co tmtiior. JiJ yawr. m i Mr iro'vs down to a little over a parlor hop incmioucd that th cam.? down and met at f.xt-.10AS to a aiue o riwr tory. Fort Churchill is our most northerly station." ILs lordship was asked the nature of the country, anil replied: "TiiCix- is very little to fee" within 100 entlv been occupying public attention miles pf the i ler sides arc- is in the city, ana was of the with 1 can sell you 110W TVbor for that will be in a iiiDe. Good Fanning Land for sale W. T. IUSSELL Eatate Tabor. Alia. by a Froe. Press reporter last even- ing. u His lordship has Just through from KiDora to open a church at Barwick. Hccontly he was in Hainy River district accomplishing a liar purpose at Eroo. Barwict will tlw fourth Church he has year, tha other two at du Bonnet and Split Lake, on the Nel- son river. "All our the northern por- tion of is among the In- light timber.' H is practically a 25f COUNTRY. of. a. milo. There is n rocky promon- tory yards from the south shore. A point rims out from iho north, which breaks "the winds and affords The- harbor shut oiit t-ntiivly. Tlw Hudson's Bay Co. have a. whaling- shanty on The land is fairly would impractical only a earler than it was by "tho St. I-aw- iviscc. In Uwy would1 find more j open water at the end. of November j than there was in th? gulf. The bis- j tide t at tlw Churchill river was fourteen toot. While.tho western shorn is ojvn water, there aiv sixty of Ice. along tho eastern coast, owing Qf islands. There woro 1100 foot of rock at straits. whew there were numerous fogs. Pstsstii gors might comfortably travel the j 'f high, being irotn 50 to 75 foot, and [bay if, July. August is hcul tod bocn SOO mi within a oi 100 of tte of Hudson's bay. The west he said. SMOKE Bell Havana Smoker T. W. MAKCFACTUBEB We have no white There ana only a work, of course. Hudson Day also. This summer I shores ane fiiit until you approach within fifteen miUw of Fort Church- hill. They arc swampy also and the tide runs out fivo to seven miles in places. There is not a vcstigo life. Kock crops out fifteen mites south of the Fort. This for- mation is a continuation of the eranke at Kenora. which runs north __ across WMM- the Nelson, and height .land, forming later the bed. through spent three mouths in Kcewatin- i.lwhich the Churchill river flows. The on May 29, and back ou Aug. 13, having travelled miles in my Peterboro canoe. We have six Indian toe north-all of them very important HOICE I AND1E5 City Bakery F. C. CobKe. Prop. Of Canadian North-West. HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS. some of them Kate there would be 2.000 Indians under my charge. I began .my itin- erary from Dinorwlc. and to Lac Seul. 50 miles, and onwards to Cat lake 150 miloe. From the last place, I travelled 400 miles up to Trout lake. ARE ALL INDIANS. "No white men, practically speak- ing, have been up there. Some o the geological surveyors have been part of the way but they have never boon right through. I got some o the Trout lake Tndrans to meet me a ASY aumtxrert o Luntta Jn Manitoba. 8 uty be by who U of a fimlly. or any male OTer IS yeirs the extent of ooe- quarter ftcctioa of Mi more or lew. rr made at Ite loci land for tbe dUlrlct in which Is Tke hMBCf teller required to perform the connected itaerewlta under one o the I. At residence upon ino But it was-the only thing to .dowith it-ion and railway labor disputes acts 'ted sailing vessel-to- put it into the might be considerably furlhered were nipeg. "At Norway House a garden has I pracf.cally unknown anaoog them. The Hudson's Bay officer is the only person who obtains liquor and his supply would be only two or three bottles once a year, when his provis- ions arrive. From Trout lake I to Severn, the west shores of the bay, where, we have a small mission of about 120 people. Thence I jour- neyed to York Factory. We have a When in need of and atisl lock- some if you can't get through the of its features to the raway dis ice one way you can general- putcs act also emicted. 1L would ap- The straits are fully twenty S an act applicable .to miles wide in the narrowest part i outs :n coal mines. the of its features to the railway been cultivated, but really'there is no agricultural land. I have been through the whole country up th-2 Hayes, down the Nelson, the Churc- hill and Seal rivers. During the summer mosquitoes abound in my riads over the swamps. We crossed in the first 200 miles going from Dinorwic to Trout lake 102 portages many of.them over a mile One was over three milea and another nine mites ami most of them were swampy." HARBOR FACILITIES. When he proceeded to speak of tha harbor facilitws at Fort ChurcnHl, ly rio so another. American whalers have no difficulty in theiru that if legislation can bo vised which, without encroaching up- lib C llU "OO i m 'in June; .they have for on rights of employers and will at, -i-he saroc time protect the pubKc. the state would justifieil in enacting any j AT KBAN'S-Grand Display of Fancy Boies of Candy by the belt English crac- kera, swell line at 75c. and 800. per box. Our Santa Clans stock- from 5c. to are cheap, save you a lot of bother, and please the children best. We "ako have a few Dolls. Apples by the box or Fresh Oranges, Bananas, Leaona, Grapes, Pears, Is uts, Can- etc. Hot tea, coffee and choc- olate a specialty. Opposite P.O. 'Phone 98 JHJ VtU tw N--W station at Fort' ChurchHl, where I Loftbouse was more apprecia- spent eighteen years of my life. tive. Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 Glazing Graining W. M. J Painter and Decorator Carriage Painting a specially cg Paperhanging Cashal sfl saM Balaace Profit aa4 Uss Head Office, Montreal PRESIDENT RIGHT H05J. O. C. M. C. VICE-PHESTOENT nOH. SIR 4. DaflMHOMD. K. years." In view of" these facts, the inter- viewer raised the question of the pro- posed transportation via the bay. HUDSON'S BAY RAILWAY. "I have every faith in the Hudsons Bay his lordship said. "It i is bound to come in the course of There was great talk about! st when I arrived here in 1383. It was going through then, but I knew it was an utter :mpossibility. I nave, however, always been a, firm believer' in the Hudson's -Bay rail- way. When the west is''peopled, a demand is bound to bo .made "for transit to Hudson's bay. But itu would require an enormous amount of We may also find -that it is not so difficult, to navigate the straits as we At present we know little about their navigation, because it has oevcr been to any extent. I doubt, whether the scheme will be financially successful "or anany years to conic. The rail- way, which you will run from, the north end of Lake Winnipeg or from. Saskatchewan, will traverse country. OB COOK STOVE Call see Our Stock and you are sure of being satisfied IIicK (BL WaKely Leading Tinners, Plumbers, Steam and Hot Water Fitters. Telephone 116. case C. M. C. T.. 5. CLQtJSTOJT. -T TOWN LOTS Reaidential LoU m Blocks Apply to H. MACMTH I Real Estate and Insurance. EMM CALL OK J. bhn, Tiber, ft a apacialty Brancncs and Agencies' at all tht principal points m Canada ill London, Englai.d. Naw York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Travellers' Circular Letters of Crsdit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the world. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS on measure which will make a strike or a lockout in a coal mine impossible. Such an end R would appear might I he achieve, at least' in part, .-were provision made whereby, ns in the j of railvay labor disputes j II questions in dispute might empowered to conduct an investigation, oath with additional features perhaps that such reference should not hs optional but obligatory and pending investi- gation end until UuHxjard.hos issued Its finding the parties- would be j re- strained on pain oi heavy penalty from declaring a lockout or strike. In view of past experience and present situation. I would, therefore, respectfully recommend that tho at- tention of parliament -be invited to a consideration of some sisch measure with a view'of preventing a possible recurrence of an experience such as this country-'has ;teen forced to wit- ness during the month." the Rotcl Hrlington j t FRED. ROONEY, PROP. O GOOD ACCOMMOOAHON FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC I IJC.CELLENT CUISINE BATHS HOT AND COLO A BAY LETHBRIDGE _ _ _ J 1 ROYAL HOTEL! TABER, ALTA. Irvine Lemon, Proprietors Rotes ond per Day Dealers say that those who have used Chamberlain's Stomach and -which cannot feed a. railway. The Uver Tablets arc quite loyal to; construction. will not be them and_ can not to costly, as there appears to no take any substitute. Get a free san> considerable engineering rfifflcuHies. Of course, as to the absence of any Lethbridge Branch places to feed the railway, the same objection might have been made to the strength of railway between Win- nipeg and Fort, William. next financial difficultywould be getting grain carrj-ing vessels properly sheathed and Quipped to battte the ;cc. Then; as to the route it wouldn't be open for more thnn four or five months of the year, they would ,be lying idle, probably." Rishop LoCthouse explained that the ordinary freight ship would [smashed up like a if it I collided with the ice. remember, (he rcmftrkcd, on "deck coW- ng into Hudson's bay, and counting enormous kcbcrgs. like pte any dniggists and them and you. loo. in preference to any other. euro stomach trout tea, biliousness and constipation. FKEE BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS SAMPLE ROOMS IN CONNECTION .ntthe They TELEPHONE NO. 1 ALL KINDS OF- Fresh and Salt Meats Fish, Poultry, Etc. PICHB MIBON ing kviathans, three or four times Ihe height of our topmast." AS A GRAIN ROUTE. "So you don't conskler -tha-t it ought to be a grain the in- terviewer queried. "I think it can be un- doubtedly, for the short season, and that a very larjpe amount of grain can be carrwd from Churchill to Liverpool, but there-will always bo ec-rtain amount of risk in navigat- ion." His lordship tdded that a portion, of the year's wheat might be trans- ported within the jxar. Navigation A Board of has been., or- ganized at Pincher Creek with these officers: Pres.. II. E. Hyde: Vice- President, Lynch; Secretary Treaiwrer. A. O. Dr. Waroock. K. T. Ev! Wootfs. A. H.. LyncH-Staunton. T. n. Hinton. W. K. Dobljie. New settters on their way to locale in district awl who had -ex- perienocd oT the Xacleod and Pincher Creek windy weather .were Idling some tall yarns on the Sat- urday afternoon train. One man affirmed that sew tin iKshes turn- ed inside out and another informed his hearers that It not an nn- commoR thing to sec the bottom Mown out of an ordinary beer i? it chanced to be turned with Ihc neck to wants the wind. It was The Hotel Windsor H. E. MBBACH, Proprietor Every attention given the travelling Feed Stable in connection Telephone 47 Lanclseekere'and Rancher's Headquarters further stated that if a bottle of thin glass was turned neck towards the. storm it so that Hs expansion couW Iw easily seen at some distance, the wind or mi- til it ftnaHy. Urst or bot tom fly owt. Some of the in the train oi tho opinion th nscn were Ex. RATES, PER DAY CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR EVERYBODY Can-ing Sets', Silver Tea Kettles, Tea Sets, Knives, Silver Bnster Bromi ChikVs Sets, 35c. to 75c. Gillette Safety Razors, S5.00. Sec our windows. The Central Hardware Store G. L. VROOMAN ;