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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT rHB mn.v FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1920 Winning In The Herald Contest, Based on Actual of the Early Days of Southern Alberta. The Old Trails, a she -Yes wo are there "1 still havo tho llllle 'doll you gaj-e me." she taid. -I am glad It pleased you." "Her pronunciation and accent were almost perfect. 1- suppose 1 looked iny amaxeineut, tor she remarked, 1 hare, been, attending school the last fivo year. I have been iu Oklahoma with an uncle.' i "Then glancing toward, her people, she added, 'We are leaving at once, i goodbye.1 "Goodbye. I answered. Aunt Carrie's Little Romance of Leth.l Indian Friend, By Robert Gillespie, Lethbridge, i By Mrs. 'Helen- Kimball Orgill, Winner of Second Prize in Junior Class Raymond, .Winner of Second in Adult Class Here's Aunt .Carrie! Here's Aunt One o! tha most thrilling and roman-j tic chapters of our Canadian North- Carrie! west is that which had 16 do with tho There -was- a perfect uproar of Invasion of Canadian near youthful voices above incntiou b- fci personage made her advent upon traders. These whiskey traders'liati scene, riding in a buckboard be- ifmearlv oil their own waj unlll tho prancing uav colts 4s she arrival of the North West Mounted 2Hgnted, almost into of her Police lailorlng metes and the To check this bade and'tiriver handed out her satchel and to c tabllsb. lay. and order cur GOT was soon tho erriihent uuder the leadership of Sir bend in the road again. She had John A. MacDonalii, sent an expedl-: come froni the V Bar ranch where her lion of the XorthVvesf Mounted Police husband had been foreman for the to suppress the illicit whiskey trade last ten vears Fort iVhoop-tp was the first fortl Bncle George' cried built bv the American It was [Frank, aged ten situated near the Junction of Ihp St JIow long can you staj ilarv md Belly riven, It named. ilarlon aged eight Whoop Up in accordance of Whoop- few moro similar QUCSU again expressing my appreciation o her gift. "Then I noticed that the Indians were preparing for a hasty departure, necessitated by tho lowering Uouds and dropping of the lemperaturo. They had a trip of seventy-fire miles ahead of them. The day had begun like 'nmiaer and no one was prepared for the change. In fact it began to snow. before rsache-j the ranch, just fif- teen miles away. 'Yes, I cried Frank. ,1. sa'd, i wonder if tUo fo'ks got home Local Lodges and Nobleford and piamond City Lodges Toast List blizzard ing" thing-- up V which thav dfl until the arrival of tho North West Mount- ed Police. The fort was built by John J. Healy from lions and Carrie answered B George-.and all tho cowboys e gono over to Montana to tesllfs in court There w.ere only tho chorc- and his partner U Hamilton Vuotn boy pud farm hands left and Ida ssld cr hired by Hejh anfl Hamilton she bouU manage all ngtt, so hero I to supervise Iho building of the a: was a man named Gladstone repu'o-l On tell ua why they haYO to so to court demanded Franfe Well it is qaite a Eton all right O goody goofl cried sK Tear old to be i rulativo ot tho Premier of England. The learns of vvhiskev traders T" e- _ iepl bu y hauling supplies and wl-ls- trances visions ot ona of Aunties kej and taking back The coui famous stories filling her head trv at that time was nlivo witli bnf About this time mqther took poa, us Saloe o thai Heels and his parlneis. strfu of the situation remarking Chil we-o ir-.Sing lols of money j dren do vou realize that Aunt Carrie At the present daj re have some [has travelled thirty five miiE3 in a Interesting facts In Lefhundge con buggy and is tired' cle-'r out cerolct lort Waoop-lip ilr J X> 'till she is rested Hlglnbolhani a well known citizer las a cannon that to thj traders, there 13 in Indian Scout Jsfc Healy of the Royal Canadian Mounted Pollco whu is the children adopted son of John J Healv Scojt story J Healv is a South Plegau Indian and Tnen seating about oer bis parents were killed b> Pordora i tno began Indian on Sun Elver Joe Healy f To With -we must go back whose Indian name Is Mokojea eight vears It mvoh es a little wtlch means TK olt Moccas n in Qig gir] named Mandy lish fount! on hi dead motner B J o how interesting ,brealhed Mar from tho fair before tbe storm bv dark a rezular 1 was: ou'nua wo decided au early win- ter M as ahead of ns 'As usual we went to bed. About midnight I heard a loud rapping at the door. 5 arose, deciding not to disturb Uncle George, and put ou a thick kinloua and felt.slippers.'Open- ing tho door imagine my- consterna- tion at seeing Manrlv covered with snow from head ;to foot and', I could see nearly half frozen.." bed- raggled she looked comparison to he way I had seen her at the fair Leading her In I cet to work and soon" had a roaring fire twins in the dlnlug room heater and as I hadrdone once vears before I drew her up to the ire Then 1 took off her gar ments, replacing thorn.with dry ones. I had put the kettle on and soon had a hot cup of cocoa ready fo" her When she had. drunk it, I said for the first time. "Whaf brought.you here, my Thau aha began her story Tonight we camped about twenty five miles bevond "-ere Uter supper two men rode up 2nd asked for some Monday last, the day ot St. John the -an- occasion observed I with.all the rites and ceremonies of; tbe day on which the o'nccrs Projidf for the year are installed in their new .The local c-iDinoinoraterJ tho d bv the instaJla N01 MbcH RELIGIOUs restored to healthy-conditions .cession was passing OH tlie street. Ho out to tbe pleaded lhat ho was a free tbliikcr th6m ouulae 'he lion o! the officers o' tlie local Lethbndge Lodgo. 3S Norl'i Slarj TOLERATION IN Cnamv freedom In tho republic Is Ena' illustrated bv the1 fact that a mau has-just been sentenced to two'weeks' Tho Installation was Imprisonment for -.failure. to-Temove tford Lodge No. Ill It W. Bro. A. Hayr, D. D.G.Si., V. W. Bro. Fuller, of Oiafflocd Lodge, and W. Sang. The'_fpllowing were the oDjcera go for a few moments she and her h'er charted away pleasantly in presentlv Aunt Cane- called out Itn ready the uy Aunt Carrie thing lo eat "vie supplied them with lood and then retirei fgr the! night. l-aving them to warm themselves by his hat when-a Corpus Chrlstl pro- and furthermore- that it was a bllter uu a- a o affliction "of the head that made dangerous'.to be uncovered. GERMAN DELIVERY OF RIVER TONNfrOE has de- livered a total'of 29.453" tons of river shipping under'the terms of the "treaty lit Versailles, tho repara- tions commission announced loday. this constitutes one-fourth o! the Bg- gregate toimago whlcn Germany must hsijd over lo tho "ion for ilisftibutlon tha :vari- ous allied two b the treaty profid lug that cho must gho up. '0 per c ui uJ ulo ivto Truer lounlgo SI10 bad on the date of nrmUtlse. ed Blatus of St. Palrlcb wai onvell at Regiopol's College ICIagston b> tho Ancient Order of Hibernians jist ailed: I- Lethbrldge Lodge No. 39. Bro: 'BV T. .Lingard, W.M.; nro. Cull Wor K.- SW, Bro W Wor. Bro. D. V. Wor. Bro; I.P.M.: Bro. P. Haffern J W, Simpson, Treasurer; Long, secretary; Bro. K. Hashandj-- Chaplain; Bro. R. W. Ronald, S.D.: Bro. C. J D Bro G W Allison I G Wor Bro. W. D of 0.; Wor, Bro. W. S. Kent, Organist; Bro. C. All- wood S S Bro P H W ilkins J b Bro. J. Henderson, Tyier North Star Lodge No. 4 Dro. W. Crawford. W.M.; Bro. W. Hesloj, Bro. K. Chlswick, 3. Wor Bro H M Bro. S. Goodwin, Secret- ary; C.'- Castles, Chaplain; Bro. T. Fleetwood.-S.D.; Bro. O. J D Bro R Douglas SS Bro J nro and although but a few feet arav I coald onlv catch a maffled word noiv and again Soon I overheard the name V Bar ranch I sat up straight and in an instant had mv ear to the bottom "of the tent. One of them was saying part of the cast field will :find; them? the wesi ence Jim 1st Bro. J." Henderson. 'Tyler. Charity Lodqe No 67 A WAI Bro M Cross S "ft Bro M B ajeele JW Bro R Fowler S D wo Mel alne J.D. W or Bro Lakle Chaplain Bro.' 4 sS S Bro C Talbot cried Hurry Francis 'I have told "you quite a bit about the Indiana who live on the reserve near Iho V Bar ranch S line in 'Montana how enlightened There arc 41 o relatives of Colon 1 "Macieod wno cam" to iuw whisks trader On- ot hi relative-, is Norm sn Mad cod of Lethbridse, a weM citpen Uao Mi George llouk was m the countn beiore the irr val ot (he ol the umisnalls wod esf Mounted Ponce housel-epers among them Tho cow For SfirdOfi was the second fort'ljora ore contmuallv_telling of the builL-b., no whiskey tender It wai nea, houses Whlcli the) keep named Stand-Off In eommeratipn of Jdct L hcarll them say they Joe Kipp and hi who re rather slon for a meal at one markri! Right e_stind the-n (Mr ranche3 tliall at many ot the off." because ho knew the Lulled peoplea who live m the Sis States Marsha had no on newh take .Canadian territory. While was being built at.the Junction plenty of'tlme them -out .while tie rest were at the 'fait 'Are you sure Jim got the seventy- five he promised1 'Sure. Jim has. never "fallen down on a Jobiyet. 'Well, lei's be" off.' !0hj no special hurry, if we; just largft hJI >-pfnrp .ayllght vve are safe the other an wered. 1 did not walt: to. hear more, ,M wrapped as be t I could ind J S 'Nor Brc B D of C Bro 1 W Button W A Dodd I G Bro uv, u, i james JIurray, S.W.; Bro. P. B. Rob- ooj facing the blizzard I gol ertson j w Wor Bro w j'Bucb. without being, detected on account of Treasurer Dro JIu-ic U t I dared not let mv father o- mother I cbioliln o- ,hey_ have let BrQ c pMor( e_stina ine-n ranches than at many ot the the Lulled peoplea who live m the Sis lurl-diction on nearlv ilways take rule child along girl- and 1 were busy cookins and farm hands bul alking aim It wai a raw b Bro D E i iwrenci. irt.a n NoblefoKd Lodge No 111 Brj Charles Dcnew W A1 Bro I James S.W.; Bro. P. B. Rob- le ro. 'Yes and now ths rest ot us hutldred bl.cnit'ta one hand and in the other. "She was an nnusi.ally pret..y child, I replied 'I soon find Unble George awaken- ed, and he in turn roused he bunkhouso and told them the story Jim Bransfcrd looked iround for a means .ot, escape but Uncle .George said-quietly. 'No yon must come with us. They hound him hand "and.foot, and placed him in the back ofithe buch board, and soon were off-in n souther- ly direction It didnt tako the cow boys long fo far out instance them Just as they reachfcd'tho Eouth part of the ..field, the- two. men were driv- ing sevenly-fivc of the best beef caltit! oat of tho.field. .H was just.a matter of a Bliort" ttne before1'.they had tlie thieves lled'and put in the bid of 1'ie bjckhoard with Ihtir putting a brolher in crimp. Glaring in haired one said: "You fell down on- it didn't you gdniealiy ai-d cicKii to ulod iiim wws in L the-winter and :when the Ice r> me Calf Shirt's body was found in a I really elough up tho river by some Blackfeetj I asked.J'What Is your name! Indiana who were'on Ih'eir way toi trade at Port Kipp The Indians had .''How.old are you. some-whiakey and -they, poured, come "Holding up ono.band aud two ftng- on the body of Calf Shirt, saying ers.she answered. Seven! --_ Shirt, bpie i? Eomu whiskey for "So chatted awhile. She could that if ymi nearly.all: I said. -Then %ou, you bave eaid that if you killed by white mej and if tho Indians glancing out of the window she noiic- mit somo whlskes on you, you woiild, cd her-people were, leaving tno. ric.d come'to ,Ife. your chance." As for dinner, so arose tc.leavp. j Blood he was greatly feared the Indiana left' looking, at her a moment, hesitating, fcis body After the Invasion Canadian terri- tory by American whiskey traders, )aw and order was soon established then I Mcndy." "I. wenl1 ortt'. Into the store room where that old. trunk of utand. depths of It by the pollu? The Indians soon 1'irn- I brought Info view an old doll. Tears ctl the police were their friends'and 'vv'ellett Into iny eyes-at sight of our protectors. The aoclo of Ihe iiolico' llltlo Mary's treasure and 1 clasped it is La. wl.ich means to my bosom saying, "You made one "Maintain Uie a motto which little girl happy, Betty, now you can ha5 'always-been carried out, 1 bring joy to another 6nc." in proud and niways will "With a sigh I .hurried Into where bo of be? "Mdora of tlia Plains" Itbe little Indian girl slood -.raiting. J put the doll Into her arms. Ob, chll- MEETING OF PRIME "N'u, I did ho said, ''why didn't you keep sllll while you stopped at that Indian camp for slipper. "The light ot understanding: was seen'in his companions eyes and; also an expression of hopelessness.' "And thai is why Uncle George ant cowboys are In Cut Bank. The ourt is trying -the .three cattle ustlers. "Hut Handy, what about her tie manded Marion. "O, she stopped unlll breakfast was rer, then nothing must tlo, .but Eh ma n6a Uoppo. PloTiialcy Ouartet 7-165J scnTilaoij" Oalli-Cun-l 74651 WUh'Ail Your Ilciitj Hdwatd 87572 Itanfij Lor.isc Homtt S7571 Shies YoU Went wlth-VloIin) LZSK AndrM dclla 1'atric? Tilla KaSo Alton llMiich Red Seal RKOTiMJW" Any "His Master's Voice" dealer, gladly pUy any selection you may wish to hear Manttfatlurtd by BERLltfER CQ., Mtnllftl, Montreal 20J15 We Are Agerits for the YiCTROLA arid yieiOR RECORDS Large Stock of Both from which to Select 1 -V i i Mason Risch, Limited BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA ;