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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta HAUIC KIGHT THE LETHPRTiyiE 1MTLY HERALD THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, WAS PRESENT WHEN TREATY WAS SIGNED BY CHIEF "SITING BUll building to hid safety with to Carter's Short Hair Bewildered km tlieir across ouo milos of wil- Indians at Time of Massacre OLD TIMER TELLS OF BUFFALO'S LAST DAYS derm-SB to Winnipeg. We sometimes neiil our mull via Fort Helium, Mon- tho malls wore often robbed Koing: through the States." TheJDayi of the Buffalo. about the buffalo, Mr. tho writer asked. ills eyes softened ami it seemed (By a. Staff Reporter.} tliat the OW Timer looked across the span of years to those days when the i lordly bison roamed these Alberta MACLEOD. Feb. could plain's with the freedom'of a be more fascinating than sitting in a i nzy corner on .1 January night and I "Yes, I have thousands and listening to rcml tales of the real told by a real old-timer? thoueauds of buffalo in this vary country." he said. "One might travel It was in the lobby of the hiatoric j for days without seeing a head. And Queen's Hotel of Macleod one night I then, suddenly one. would ride over a this week that the Herald man sue-1 hill to behold a picture Chat cannot be properly described. There would be thousands of buffalo moving like ants over an ant hill. The whole ceeded in coaxing from the Old Timer a few of the many valuable facts con- nected with the early history of.----- Southern Alberta stored away In j country would be alive with them." :nemory. Ho is an Old Timer who doesn't like to talk much of pioneer ilays, and really, he may try to scalp ture, so tame at times that he'd eat "No, the but'falo was not a savage animal.. He was a fine, gentle crea- i.ho writer when he reads this story. This Old Timer prefers talking pres- ent-day stuff: irrigation, Russia, pro- from one'i hand. They would never attack a man unless cornered. Fe shoos, cloves and coat still will bu distlngulshiiiit features. A middy, when tho laundry bill Is considered. Is not a cneau artldtfjof dress. To kotip When he sells his faithful bone to Klrl oloan (and goodness deliver us gain money on which to live, from dirty ones) shu rausl have at oast one clean middy :i day. To Marllana, spurning the wuar middles live days a week means that she must have at least seven of these Karments. tial skirt is If a heavy substan- worn, tho expense would bo eomparatKely heavy lhn curnient would bo too heavy for warm weather, making it necessary to buy a thin skirt for summer wear. All sirls have clothes which have been or "Sunday" clothes that they usually wear out nt school. A girl with little means finds It more neces- sary to do this than a girl with plenty. With tho uniform system a girl with little means could no more wear her old Sunday dress than the girl with money could wear hers. The girl who cau afford the georgette can more easily throw away her georgette ruihu to his arms. When, disobeying the law, he lints r> duel with a brutal captain, stubs him to the then sires himself up. 9 When, sentenced to din by hanging, he is told by Don Jose that if he will marry he shall dio the death of a sol- dier. When, standing before a Urine squad, ht) hears tho reports of their guns and falls face downward on the irouud. When, free and safe, his fortune as- sured, he puts his arms around the when past Sunday wear than the.) .woman he loves and for whom ho was wild animals will. Buffalo meat was hibiUon the Farmers' movement, and the major part of our rations. I the nev't election. Being a liked it. It iJ extremely palatable, Laurler of the few Buffalo chips were our only fuel on mad-patters in if hoping! the prairie and they mado very hot The "lost sheep" will return to the fold and-be led by their King and "The last herd of buffalo i 1 1BB1 ulal lms pruolulll shepherd back to tho seats of the he went on, "was in They were too to bj. mighty at Ottawa. j in the Cypress Hills country and were blouse and skirt other girl can her voile. The uniform would work a hardship on people who cau least afford it. It was also said that some girls felt very hurt at not being able to dress so well a's others. I do not feel that, all mothers should he put to the ex- pense of buying a uniform because few (and I feel it can bo only a few, as most Letbbrtdce g'rls are sensible) disgruntled girls complain about some other girl'p clothes. As stated before, the uniform does not cover all a girl's clothes and the disgruntled girl could still complain about shoes, coat, hat, gloves, parasol in summer, jewelry, hand bag and what not, which doubt- less she would do. I feel that this problem is entirely middy The Old Tinier "carried the first j herding south. I remember wo ahot j offer these views witll all due re. mall into I.ethbridge. That was away: three head which gave us plenty ot: to any one with other views and, hack in 1SS6, and almost all there'meat that winter. It is a to the Locai Council of Women, v, as to the now prosrercnis city of' otraage and tragic, how the buffalo j One jg quotec[ aa aaylng that Lcthbridge was Hilly Henderson's disappeared so suddenly. It is is much immodesty "of dress little hotel. "There were no railroads.', to account for. Buffalo cannot live among the High school girls. I dis- 110 roads, no bridges, nothing but end- with civilization. Like the bear, they. agree her. It is to be regretted less prairie with here and there a sradually moved 'back farther and, tnat a member ot the Local Council Trail. We cither forded rivers or cross- farther. The Indians, you know, have i of Women should say what she is fi] by ;IK there were a few for-] a tradition that the Great White quoted as saying. The costume of a ries in the he said. .Spirit hid away the buffalo among lady is Judged, by the period in which The Ohi Timer came into tho West s tha high mountains and that some it worn. II the High school girls by hja great .courage and lund- TifFS. '.von his undyms love and ad- miration. "I remember." lie said, "the treaty and hideous in their war-palnf. Our red coats were onr protection. We would make some arrests, always sotting the man we wanted. This fact the savages never forgot. "I remember meeting and talking with liain In The Pace, of brave as an K. N. W. M. P. officer. He i day they will come forth to mingle rveri under Major man. with the Indians, as they did in the old days." And then the Old Timer talk- ing old times, and startling men- _ _ ____ tal alacrity sprung a discussion on made with sitting Bull. I was in the i Canada's destiny among the nations. part- with .Major Walsh. 1 did not like Sitting Bull, although he was norno- tiling of a genius. He was squatty and and real Medicine' Man. have been Major Wulsh (luring the Indian troubles and have followed him into the red-skins' war tepees. These tepties were often as large as this hotel and were filled hnndreds'of braves, stark naked. People's Forum WANTS HATF1ELD HERE Editor Herald: notice by your issue of Jan. 31 that a contract has been made with Mr. Hatfield of Los Angeles. 'Califor- nia, to induce an Increase of rain to fall in the Medicine Hat district this season, and am truly slad such is the cue. Tho four Inches extra that 'he agrees to deliver, had we liad it in are to be judged as dressing im- modestly, what can we say of the dress of mature women of today? Is it not true that the High school girls are the unfolding buds of our youag womanhood, and can we afford to make light and unthinking remarks Mrs. E. B. Ai'lsworth. about them? IT HEAR OF Sioux tribe. He told me about the ruster massacre on the Little Big the Lethbrldge district last season, Horn in Wyoming. He said the enabled us to pay our .Hans would have saved Ouster bad i debti at least. HaTing followed closc- they known it was ho. He claimed }ly the operations ot this man for that Custer always wore long hair many years, I believe the conditions and that before the fatal battle he j ideal for his business there, and know had cut it short. This bewildered the' of many men who will be quite will- Indians, Rain In The Face said, and to take an actlre interest in whea, not knowing it was the gallant CUB- farming in the district in which no operates. I am very familiar with tue opposition to making any contract -with him in this district but would it ter, they man. butchered the whites to a I retnember seeing a dispatch rider leave Fort Macleod. The 0. C. said "I want these letters carried to not be possible to have an extension T mall." In twenty minutes they were pay plaiv the of hieT eljortfi here on no no Girl's Statement Will Help Lethbridgc !Ma.ny will profit by the fol- lowing statement of one of their sex: "f afraid to., eat 011 account oC .stomach trouble. Even rice dfd not agree. After taking Adler-j-ka I can eat anything." Adler-i-ka acts on BOTH upper and lower bowel, remov- ing foul matter which poisoned 'stom- ach. EXCELLENT for gas on tho stomach or sour stomach. Guards against appendicitis. It bribes out poisonous matter you never thought was in your system. J. D. Higinbotham Co., Limited, -Advertise- ment. j Am a firm believer in irrigation and know that the irrigation system will be the salvation of Southern Alberta, but there are many of us on lands Im- possible to water who should not be adverse to trying this plan where no cost ia attached in cdse of no rain, and. if we get moisture in sufficient quantity our cost per acre would be very much less than the man who is so fortunate as to be able to get water when needed. Yours very truly, J. R. Armstrong, NOTICE TO THE WOMEN OF LETH- BRIDGE WATCH YOUR HUSBANDS CLOSELY! "THE HUSBAND HUNTE'V 18 COMING TO LETH- BRIDQE FRIDAY AND SAT- URDAY. THE PROPOSED UNIFORM DRESS Editor Herald: the mother of a High school girl I wish to take this oppor- tunity to express my views on an ia the Herald of January 29, where the Local Council of Women decided that a uniform for High school girls be "the thing." Quoting that article, It waa said that a uniform would be wise from a thrift viewpoint, deploring the costly "geor- gette." I am convinced that it would _ not be wise from the standpoint of i thrift, very few girls wear Bitch clothes and the majority of mothers I would be forced to buy the prescrib- ed uniform when they have clothes that their gh-la cm wear without tho outlay of more money. I The suggestion o! a middy aud skirt as a uniform does not cover all the visible garments a girl wears. Hat, Canadian Imprisoned in Mexico Never Heard a Word of it, Until Ended NEW WESTMINSTER, Feb. .range tale of imprisonment and slavery in a salt mine in Mexico was unfolded to the immigration officers at the international boundary a few days ago when picked up Ed- win G. Kehoe. His statements having bee nsubstantiated, Keboe was ad- mitted to Canada and given trans- poi ation to New Westminster. 'Kehoe is a native of Quebec, and graduated at Edinburgh University as a civil engineer. In 1908 he took a position with a Mexican oil company and tour years .later was forced to take sides with one of the revolu- tionary parties then warring on the western slope. Cnptured, he was thrown in a vermin-infested- prison aud later in a salt mine. During that time he did not hear of the great war raging in Europe. Three months ago the opportunity to escape arrived. Hitting his guard on the head with a rock he scaled the 800-foot shaft and made his way across the 'American boundary, from whence he came north by foot and blind baggage. St. Thomas has added four con- stables to its force and Gait will add three. THERE WILL BE AN AUCTION SALE AT WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS TOMORROW, FRIDAY COMMENCING AT 2 O'CLOCK, WHEN THERE WILL BE SOLO A QUANTITY OF FURNITURE including HANDSOME DINING SUITE In fumed oak, complete- Combination Buffet In golden oak; two oak Rockers; two firet-class HwUui; quality CAUPKT SQUARE; brass trimmed-Beds ami iprlngi: Occanlonal Tables; Dremer with bevelled mirror and stand; splendid MAHOGANY' DRESSER; Child's Sleigh; and amaUer Items. Also a largo quantity ot TOYEi, including Dolls, etc. TERMS CAtH. PHONES 770 and 469. ready to die If, need ment. EILEEN PERCY HERE IN "THE HUSBAND HUNTER" AT THE KINGS THEATRE Eileen Percy in her second Wil- liam Fox produqtiou, a breeiy cicty comedy, "The Husband adapted from F. Scott Flti- gerald's popular Saturday Evening Post story, "Myra Meets His Fam- is announced for presentation at the Kings Theatre beginning Friday. Miss Percy, who scored an instan- taneous cussess in her first Foi pro- duction as a star, "Her Honur the enacts the role of Myra Has- tings, a young girl who sets out to marry a young man whom she never has met. The young man is tipped off as to Myra's intention by a frtend, and together they concoct a scheme WHY BALD? The number of men today, who becoming bald is appalling _and a great deal la tho fault of the person themselves. If anything goes wrong with any of their organs, they take medicine, but hair is neglected The French Hair Tonic, Dalmaya "VitBjene" will prevent the hair from falling out, feeds the roots, gives strength and life. Price Jl.OO per bottle. Sold in Lethbrldge by Sydney Jackson, Prescription Specialist, Phone 3C4, across from Alexandra "DANDERINE" Girls! Save Your Hair'] Make It Abundant! Inmieuiately after a "Danderine" massage, your hair takes on. new life, lustre ami wimdroua beauty, appear- ing twice as heavy and pientifxtl, be- cause each hair seems to fluff and 'thicken. Don't let your hair stay life- less, colorless, njam or scraggly. You, too, want lots of-long, strong, beauti- ful hair, A 35-cent bottle of "Dan- derine" freshens your Bcaip, cnecka dandruff and falling, hair. This .stim- ulating "beauty-tonic" gives to thin, dull, fading hair that youthful bright- ness and abundant druggists! William Farnum Is Here Today In "The AdventurciT AT THE EMPRESS William Parnum opens in "The Ad- venturer" at the Empress Theatre to- day. I strongly urge you to see this great drama, in which America's greatest dim star appears at his very best iu one of the boat cast, best staged, and most Interesting screen presentations it has been my privi- lege to ahow. There is nothing 1 can add to this unqualified endorsement. Empress Management. T-Advt. Pointers From 'The FARNUM'S NEWEST PICTURE STARTING AT EMr'RESS TODAY When, flailing with hii back to the he overcomes five swordsmen, and saves bravos. Marltana from drunken When ho NEARLY CRAZY WITH ECZEMA whereby they expect to teach tho "husband hunter" a sound lesson In the art of "pursuing men.' Tlw picture abounds in Bcreauiing- ly funny situations and Miss Perey'tt work in the role uf Myra Hastings IB said to IK delightfully artistic. How- ard M. Mitchell directed tho produc- tion Emory Johnson, Jano Miller, Harry Uunklnson, Krans Kirk, Kd- wanl McWado and John Stepllng comprise the supporting cast. COUNTRY STORE VOOVIL NITE WITH NEW FEATURES AT COLONIAL FRIDAY NIGHT That Colonial Thoatrj patrons are in 1'or a big treat on Friday night is an assured fact, for Manager Len Brown .Is sparing no effort lo make the event one long to remember- ed. A special item will be tho stag- ing of the Country Store in seven distinct scenes, as outlined in today's advertisement of the Colonial, More prizes than ever before will be given away, and the variety of the prizes will everyone. Patrons are reminded that an early at'endance at the theatre will assure a good seat. The doors will bo open- ed sharp at six forty-fire. HARRY CAREY IN "SUNDOWN SLIM" AT THE COLONIAL LAST TIMES TONIGHT 'Oh, my heart is just achin' for a lit- tle bit of bacon, A hunk of bread, a little mug brew; I'm tired of seeln' scenery; just lead me to the beanery. Where there's gomethin' more than air to That is "Sundown Slim" a-singin' for his supper. "Sundown slim" is a sort of wandering Tommy Tucker who goes where chance wills and nature lures. He's a hoho, of course, and In the picture at the Colonial Theatre fur the lust times tonight he is con- vincingly portrayed to our eyes by Harry Carey, rough-shod- he-man that he is. Carey lifts done nothing better since his "Marked Men" and his "Overland 'lied." The latter was also by H. II. Knibbs, who helped tho Universal star in picturing tho present story. Diffident, seldom attributed to Slim makes friends of potential enemies such as barkfwpj, watchdogs, sheriffs and such, He fiuKvs friends of pretty darn near everyone. Itlght frequently, when docs him a good tow, Is "nsplrod" to and then pomes vwraes, blnr'fe. simple and baltlnu. wltb thn must amusing ami human touebxB imaginable. There is a unique quality about "Sundown both In ctory and characterlxatioiks, that will ho n- iiiembered with nlcaKtirtt, for a time. Ouch! Another Rheumatic Twinge Get Busy and Relieve Those Pains With Thai Handy of Sloan's Liniment WAT Sloan's does, it does thor- panetrates nib- bing to tho afflicted par', and promptly relieves mojf kinds of ex- ternal pains and aches. You'll find It clean und non-skln-stalnlug. Keep It handy for sciatica, Inmbago, neuralgia, over-eiterted muscles, stiff joints, backache, pains, bruises, strains, sprains, bad weather after-effects. For 39 years Sloan's Liniment has helped thousands the world over. You aren't likely to be an exception. It certainly does produce results. Made in Canada. Slpatft liniment! No rest day or night for those who are afflicted with that terrible skin disease, eczema, or as it Is often call ed, salt rheum. With its unbearable, burning, itch- ing and torturing, relief is gladly wel- comed. There is no remedy like Burdock Blood Bitters for giving relief to such sufferers; no remedy thut has done, or can do more for those who are almost driven to distraction with the terrible torture. Apply it externally and it takes out the stinging, itching and burning, and promotes a healthy healing. Take it internally and it gets at the iiource of the disease in the blood for eczema In a blood drives it out of the system. Miss L. M. Boutllier, 89 Victoria Roud, Halifax, N. S., have suffered for years from eczema. 1 could not rest day or night. I suffer- ed groat and was nearly crazy with tho itcliiri'g aud burning. I used all kinds of salves, but nothing seem- ed to help me. t Burdock Blood Bittern advertised and was advlnod to try a bottle. I found great relief, and I really cannot recommend it highly enough for what it has done for me." Hurriock Hlood Bitters has been on the market for over forty years, and during that time tuu been mannfao tured only by The. T. Milburn Co. Limited, Toronto, Ont. Advertise- the roof pt mem. BRING THIS PROGRAM WITH YOU. FRANK WADDINGTON'S BLACK AND WHITE PIERROTS ST. AUGUSTIN'S HALL, AT 8.15 TONIGHT TOMORROW PROGRAM Opening We're Here in Bella of St. Paterson and Chorus Humorous Frank and Chorus Song-'Ma Duskey Maid" Pierrette Colpman By Jingo" Everybody Wee Little House That You Live Pierrot Cranny and Chorus Little Waddington, Colpiww, Cranny and Waddington, Jr. Pianoforte Prelude in C Minor" Pierrette Eileen Waddington My Paterson and Chorus Opening Fair" and "Old-fashioned Wives" Humorous .Pierrette Colpman and Pierrot Frank Song and Everybody Love Lyric .Pierrot Cranny (.with obligate by Pierrot Geoff. Waodineton) From Yorkshire" Pierrette Colpman Violin .Pierrot Geoff. Waddlngton and Eileen Waddington aud Pierrot McAlplii Know Where the Flies Frank Medley (introducing "Love Ship" and "Good-s Bye-e-e" Everybody GOD SAVE THE KING Waddington, Colpman and Eileen Waddlngton. SPECIAL SETTINGS AND ELECTRICAL EFFECTS Proceeds In aid of No. 4 Troop, Boy Scouts; KING'S THEATRE "The Picture House of Quality" LAST TIME TONIGHT DOROTHY GISH IN "FLYING PAF Full of the peppy fun that hag Dorothy the laughi. ADDED ATTRACTIONS SUNSHINE COMEDY, "GUN- POWDER AND GIRLf FOX NEWS FRIDAY-SATURDAY 'The Star Bountiful PERCY In the Rollicking, Fascinating Play. "The Husband Hunter" EMPRESS fj THEATRE TODAY BALANCE OF WEEK William Famiini in E. Lloyd Sheldon's romantic drama, Tie Adventurer' A great great feature. great treat. OTHER GOOD ATTRACTIONS COLONIAL- LAST TIMES TONIGHT (THURS.) HARRY CAREY in "SUNDOWN SLIM" "SCREEN and other features. BACK TO THE POPULAR NIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT 'BIGGER BRIGHTER BETTER THAN EVER SCENE 1 5TH ST. "CASH" NEW In 7 SCENES NOVEL Len Brown promises the biggest Country Store Night ever early and get a good seat. CHILDREN NOT ADMITTED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY PARENTS, AdulU 40c; Children 15c. SPECIAL FEATURE SHOW FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SCENE 2 GALT GARDENS THE LIBRARY l "BOOKS" SCENE 3 THE JEWELERS "SILVERWARE" SCENE 4- THE GROCERY STORE GROCERIES SCENE S THE BUTCHERS "SUNDAY'S ROAST" SCENE THE.DRY GOODS STORE "DRY GOODS" SCENE 7 HOME 1 Louite Huff in 'A Danferout Five-Act Feature. Hoot Gibson in "The Rustler" Two-Act Weitern. Jimmy Aubrey in "Springtime" Two-Act Comedy. ;