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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta SAiTCRDAY. FEBRUARY 5, 192t fHE LETRBRTDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THIRTEEN Went Through War Period Without Government Help in Trouble ST. JOHN'S, N. Isolated from railroad communication with the outer world, kits nerertheless caught the at opera- tion aid common to most coun- tries. Its nawraw-cnago line of 960 milaa. after running turouca the per- iod of the war without (onvnaent aid while of other omatrlen receirlnj aome measure of assistance, baa toned to mil on. Uie colony for half In pott-war nadjnitmcnt. The. nmlt has beta the placimg of the mllvay administration in the hands of a joint commiHion of seven, of which the coremment haa a majority of the The com- mission, eqoipimd with of colonial funds, hai been act the talk of working out the aalTatkm at a railway system wkich bafora the war lost an avenge of a yetr, and in the but nve years hai had to oiMt without advance in rates an increaae in expenses which in the casejrf coal .was from in 1915 to in 1920, and in wages from I507..H4 to for the same. yean. As one of Its first problems, the commission is faced with a demand for further increases in wages ranging from 20 to 30 per cent. Takes Over Because of the geographical and industrial features uf the island col- ony, which have drawn most of the tuoDlement to the rail- roftd IroM. 'I'ha eommijiiion for thli raaaon hM taken over with the rail- wax tbe whale system at Inter-bay and onaatwlw connections which tart overated Jointly by.tbe itrtd NewfcsBdlaui Company, owvrs of nttnM the JOT- 'atnmont 'io country of few trunk MrtiwaTa and of no trolley can outflde of St. the commission is admlnlaterlac virtually, a monopoly of transportation mediums both of pas- and freight. What the oreotaiil result of the commission's administration and re- commendations -will be Is uncertain. It Is expected to report to the next session of the legislature when the question of continuing the commission under further temporary appointment, or of adopting a permanent plan of government, or private, or joint oper- ation, will come up. Working out of. such plans will involve several prob- lems that go back to the early history of the road. Built By Reid The railway, one of the few narrow- guage lines remaining in North Amer- ica, originally was built for the col- ony by Sir Robert Reid, of Montreal. Until the commission took It over, the road was operated by the Reid-New- foimdland Company, in which sons the builder'are now the active spirits, under a 50-year leaae. Aft payment, the company choae mall subsidies and land grants in preference to cash, the land being regarded as of high poten- tial value became of timber and mineral Of the 9M miles of narrow-gauge line, travel on which adventurous at times, 546 miles run across the is- land from St. John's, on the east coast, to a terminal at Port aux Basques on the Aveat. Much of the road lios across barren wastes, awept by every storm, blocked by snows for weeks at a time and subject to washouts and derail- At places the thin trains have had to be anchored to the rails by spe- cial devices as protection against be- ing overturned by storm. Trains have been two and threa. weeks in making the 546 run which, in the United quarter-million inhabitants to count-1 States, would be covered in 16 to IS less harbors and hamlets on the coast where they ply their fishery pursuits, steamship service is an essential and Don't Use Drugs For Constipation Bathe Way, One hours. The commission, taking action to- ward economy of operation has taken the thrills out of cross country travel in winter, and decided to abandon during the winter months the exposed mid-interior section of the road, where the line ascends the back-bone of the country, a rnnffa nr hills known as tne opsails. Pauencen will be saved the previous and delays by Natural diversion to a steamship route from Sidney, C. B., to the southern foundland port of Argentia, in Placen- Dld you ever know of any person tia Bay, which being specially equlp- who was permanently cured of con- Pea tor the new traffic. For local stipation by taking drugs of any kind? transportation auxiliary rail- Drugs simply force Nature, and 'services will be established on ea coast- commission also is undertaking development of certain coal areas on larger doses are required from time i to time until tie trouble becomes chronic Internal Bathing with tho .1. B. L. Cascade Is the only permanent relief from'Constipation. It keeps the Colon, or large lower intestine, free from I all accumulation. Soon the, system performs its regular functions, and there is no further trouble. Mr. F. Babin, Proprietor Alexandria Hotel, Ottawa, "Tho .1.. B. L. Cawcade has made a new man of me. I would not sell it for all the money in this world if I could not get another. Through my recommendation I know of a number of my friends who have been using it with the same satisfac- tion. For people troubled with Con- stipation, T say it is a godsend, and can heartily recommend it." The J. B. L. Cascade. is the only perfect appliance for Internal Bathing ever devised. It is endorsed by over half a million enthusiastic users. Ask to have it explained to you at the Red Cross Drug Book Co., Letllbridge, or write for booklet to Tyrrell's Hygi- enic- Institute, 163 College St., To- ronto. Advertisement tho West coast as a ot afford- a mel tor the road. The Routes to Norman Every growing man and woman should know the truth 'about the world, and ihe value of clean living. Frank, bold for every mother, father and child lover _ A powerful sermon.against. the alarm'ing'spread of social evils IE "OPEN YOUR EYES." It is the story of two girls, one drifting into "the very vortex of "sin-through her mother's neglect, and one gaining the of hood through, .haying been warned of the spread so alluringly at .feet. Many a painted face' cam-' a tainted body. Don't let YOUR boy or girl grow up and It Blind." Tell them when young ''What'a What." MILK THAT STAYS FRESH If you want milk with the natural fresh Cream Flavor that comes fresh to your table, insist on PACIFIC MILK. PACIFIC MILK CO., LTD. at Ladner and Abbotsford, B.C. P. A Company, dis- tributor! for Satk. effffffffffffffffffffffra. (Edmonton Bulletin) All signs point tp a rush to the oil strike on the Mackenzie la 1931 that will rival the rush to the Yukon In 1898 with Edmonton as the "jumping off "point. The Yukon rush gare 'Edmonton its first start. The rush to the Mackenzie should go far to give this city a per- manence and prestige In amongst the great cities of the continent. Norman, is the name of the Hudson's Bay Co. post on the Mackenzie at the junction of Bear river, the outlet of Great Bear lake. The oil strike about 50 miles below and north of Norman, close to the east bank of the Macken- zie. The Mackenzie in from one to two miles at. Nprman, .with great 'depth and a strong current. Norman is a little less than miles in di- rect distance from Edmonton. "It is in latitude 65 degrees north, and longti- tude 126 west, it is due north ot the centre of Vancouver and -is about 150 miles further west1 than Vic- toria, B. C. The most direct summer freight route is by way of McMurray, Resolu- tion and and steamer way. First: A. G. W. Hail-' from Edmonton to McMurray, 320 miies. Second: Steamer or flat- boat McMurray to Fitzgerald, 350 miles. Portage to Smith, 1C miles, transportation by team or tractor. Fourth: Steamer from Smith to Nor- man and' the oil. strike, 750 miles. To- tal: 1450' miles. This route in- short voyage across Lake Ath- abasca, and over 100 miles on Great Slave lake. The Athabasca opens about May. 1st, anil the Mackenzie about May. 22nd. But Lake Athabasca can- not be depended on to open before June 1st, nor Great Slave lake before July 1st. The Hudson's Bay Company, the Northern Trading and Transportation Co., and the Lamson Hubbard Co., Worlds Pain and Ack1 Liniment Just One Trial Convinces You Sloan's Liniment Drive Away Rheumatic WHY endure pain when you know Sloan's Liniment will re- lievo it promptly? It couldn't remain the World's Liniment for 39 years if it wasn't highly beneficial in relieving rheumatic aches, stiff joints, sore muscles, lumbago, lame back, neuralgia, strains, bruises and the re- sults of exposure to bad weather. Penetrates without rubbing, tearing no stained akin, clogged pores, mussi' ness. A pain and ache liniment that stands alone in doing what It is meant to do. Get a bottle today and keep it handy. All druggists. Three sizes 70c, (1.40. largest is most economical. Made In Canada. SloatiS Liniment BRIDAL PARTY SNAP i_ bcu u ost tit IK' C i- o- (he rupt'a's of the of Mir.to and Miss Marion ot .Montreal, .wiiiuh took place in Montreal. The weddint; party was snapped by the camera man following the ceremony. The picture from left to right is Lady Racliael Cavendish, Miss Sheila McEachran, the Karl of Minto, Miss Dorothy Cook, maid of honor, and Lady Margaret Scott. Centre row, left to right: Hon. Marguerite Shanghnessy, Miss Audry Cook, the Countess of Minto, Sarah Cook. Bottom row, left to right: The pages, Masters Gerald and Desmond Farrell, Miss Adelaide Beard- more, and the two other pages, Masters Charles and Ma rk Farrell. have steamers on the two stretches of (stream of the Liard comes from west navigation from McMurray to Fitz-1 of the Rockies, the southerly fork ris- river, copied by Wm. Ogiivie, D.L.S., gives dates of the river opening at Nelson as follows: 1888, May 7th.; 1889, April 10th.; 1890, April 30th.; 1891, April 22nd. The Nelson is navi- gable for boats or scows from the Forks, 50 miles above the south from Fort Nelson. From Nelson Forks, no portage is necessary and there are no lakes to cross all the way to Norman. Nelson Forks is less than 150 miles north-westerly from Fort St. John on Peace river. There is a summer ____......, ....._. ____ ____, .pack trail to it point on the west The transfer from the end of tho steel j through Great Slave lake would be branch of the Nelson some distance on the Waterways railway to the'open. The Hudson's Bay company's i above the Forks. From the railway steamer at McMurray may be matched'journal at Fort Nelson on .Nelson spirit River or Peace River, there gerald and from Smith to Norman. Tbe navigation is downstream all the way. Small boats may therefore be used as well as steamers or gas boats. There Is a partly alternative route as far as Fitzgerald: By rail to Peace River, steamer from Peace River town to the Chutes, below Vermilion, Port- age of four miles at the Chutes, steam- ing in Dcase lake within 250 miles of the coast. The Liarrt breaks early, and the volume of water is so groat that it breaks open the Mackenzie from Simpson northward, in the lat- ter part ot" May, while the Mackenzie above Simpson and Great Slave lake are still solid. The Nelson opens as early as the Liard. so that it would er from below the Chutes to Fitzger- i be possible for boats or scows to leave aid! This route misses Lake Athabasca the Forks of the Nelson with the first as the Peace and Athabasca unite open water and reach Norman five to iome thirty miles north of the lake, six weeks before the steamboat route against the portage around the Chutes _ on the Peace river in considering the j A o advantages of the respective routes. WAS By one or the other of thase routes all machinery anil supplies must, uu- der existing circumstances, reach Nor- man. And it cannot be expected that Great Slave is common to be navigated much be- fore July 1st. The winter mall service to the far INDIGESTION NO FEAR OF PAINS NOW is a wagon road to Le Marcbe's post, where the Dunvegan-St. John trail crosses the Clear river. The distance from Peace River to Le Marche's la about 120 miles, and from Spirit about 90 miles. Except for the last fifty miles to Le Marche's place the road passes through well settled Indigestion is one of the worst country. From Le Marche's post the forms of stomach trouble, and many j travelled trail swings south-westerly to St. John. Nelson 'Forks is about 150 miles north-westerly from Le Marche's. The country is untravel- led except by Indians! It is general- people suffer terribly after every moal north follows the route sketched'by1; they eat. The rising and souring ot way of McMurray, serving all points the food, pains in the stomach, heart- along the route of summer travel. A burn, water br'Ush', belching of wmd, party of prospectors has already left vomiting shortly after eating, for Norman by this route. It is a fact, are somo of tho symptoms, however, that a much shorter route is etc. available, for winter travel only. That is, by rail to Peace River town. From Peace River by horses and Hat sleighs or possibly teams northward by land trail to Battle River prairie, 50 miles; Some Claim Increased Boost H. 0. of British Coal High Jan. (By Put on their mettle by the prospects of sliding scalo bonuses for increased production, tho coal miners of Britain liavo put their into the work. and achieved a record post-war output of tons for one week. As a result their pay will be increased by about in the coming year. Five weeks were elected by the government as u period as part of the recent coat strike settlement: Tbe miners were told that it they produced between and tons In a year of 50 weeks they would get an extra three shill- ings and sixpence a day (ribrmally equlvalent to about 87 cents) from January 3, 1821, and that when their output reached tons they would get four shillings nominally about a dollar a day, extra. At their latest rate, they are pro- ducing at the rate of tons a year; just under tho four shillings mark. In 191H, Britain's coal output was tons, but during the var this figure was reduced by over tons. Householders are beirg told that the increast- in miners' -will in- evitably ralise retail prices, becauso the government relied in continued biB scllirc prices for coal to inert ail'.rce in Now, however, America has come into the market and, according to the Coal Owners' Association, French, Italian and South American consumers will refuse to continue paying the high British rates. This assertion is, however, flatly contradicted by an authority in the laborite Daily Herald, who holds that there is no likelihood of export coal prices falling, and that apparently the consumer is about to be fleeced in ord- er to keep up mine profits. SOLVINS DOWNTOWN CHURCH PROBIJ3I TORONTO: The downtown which waa till boabwr of the to IM solrbJK Itself. The problem changed from one of how to All the downtown churches to one of- kow to eacnrti buildings large euoufh to hold the people. Dr. Hyrcu Staaffer, who ed his City Turn pie la the Allen Tkev- has had to move into Massey Hall in order to accommodate the great congregations that gather to hear him preach. The same thing hap- pened with Rev. W. A. Cameron at Dloor Street Baptist Church, which rwas so overcrowded every Sunday evening that the officials of the cburcb decided to move into the Loew's Up- town Theatre. By this means the even- ing congregation was increased by one leap from 900 to three thousand. COL. DAN STEWART DEAD CHARLOTTETOWN. Feb. Dan. Stewart, for many years com- mander of the S2nd Infantry Regi- ment, and an ex-city councillor, died yesterday, aged 72. Praises of a Well Satisfied People ARE WHAT GIVES DODO'S KID- NEY PILLS POPULARITY THE SPELLING OF CALGARY ly forested ia. character. There are Indian trails, but no sleigh roads. There is _no need for any por-io.it) There tg ot a aiaigh road be- to Carda'-'berries; a combination that cannot nny vur iu ririy j-iumur at lua mouth on Great Slave lake, 150 miles, fate enough to be wounded and taken From Hay Harbor to Norman, the! Drisouer. I was a prisoner for 2% route would be the same as that by years, and the food they gave us was way "of McMurray following Slave j not good at time, and after a few river months I found I was suffering from be troubled with Indigestion, dyspen- j tween Marche'a and Nelson sia or any other stomach troube If Except for the first few milefl it they would only take Burdock Blood Bitters, which contains a combination of nature's roots, herbs, barks and would be entirely In. British Columbia. If means could be found to cut a sleigh road during the early part of this winter from be Marche's to Nel- (Toronto Globe) To the Editor of The Globe: Colonel George H. Ham, in his article entitled "Scarlet and Gold; Olden Times In tho R. N. V. M. in MacLean's Maga- zine, January 15th, says that "Colonel Macleod was deputed by Sir John Mac- donald to confer a name on the post and ho called it by the name of his paternal home in Scotland, which is Gaelic for 'Clear Running Water.' The spelling reformer has i since been busy, and so ,we now have i the name with the single 'r'." There may a Calgarry In Scot- jland, but I cannot find it on the map. j Calgary Castle and Calgary Bay on the Island of Mull and Calgary Point on the Iilanil of Coll (all three spell- i ed with one are in Argyllshire. When Calgary, Alberta, received its name the Marquis of Lome, sou of tho Duke of Argyll, was Governor-Gen- eral of Canada, 1878-1885. Is it not probable that the name of Calgary, with one was selected as a com- pliment to the Governor-General? Hamilton, Ont. H. P. Gardiner. W. A. Shannon the lentlment that hat given Dodd's Kidney Pills their standing in all of Canada. Styal, Alta., Feb. "I am well satisfied .with the results I have got from the use of Dodd's Kidney Pills. They were perfectly satisfactory as I have had no trouble since using them. I want other suf- ferers to know what they did tor me." This is the statement ot W. A. Shan- non, a well-known and highly ed resident here. And in these few words W. A. Shannon gives the reason why Dodd's Kidney Pills are so pop- ular in all parts of Canada. They do what is claimed for them. Dodd's Kidney Pills are purely a Kidney remedy. They tone up and strengthen weak Kidneys and put them in condition to do their full work of straining the impurities out of the blood. Strong healthy Kidneys are absolutely necessary it the blood is to be kept pure and the body healthy. Pure blood coursing through the body carries to the different Kans the nourishment they need, them sound and them to throw off disease of different kinds. Ask your neighbors if Kid- ney do not make strong healthy CORNS Lift Off with Fingers ,y of McMurray lake and the Mackenzie Hay. River post to Hay Harbor there Indigestion When I ca: ;ntic. knowledge ot the wkl-! July, 1 19 I was nearly ,raa home wreck. built ready for the opening of navi- gation. By this route men and sup- plies could reach Fort Norman in tho hitter part of May. As soon in fact as weather conditions would ad- mit oC work'.being done-to advantage. 500 m what greater distance from aicMur- ray, and- with; the use of horses in- stead of dogs, for all but 150 milea of the distance. There would also be the advantage of a possible replenish- ment of supplies of flour and beef or pork of local production at Vermilion. Prom Hay River post to Slave lake ronto, stomach Manufactured only are aware by Tho T. MUblirn Co., Limited, To- (act tmu a brother o( late Father Lacombe, the noted pioneer mission- ary, and founder of the Lacombe I home, at Midnapore, near Calgary, is resident in the Calgary district, and j lays claim to being almost as long a 1 HUNGRY BUT 1 DAREN'T EAT the direction if, north-easterly. Thi would mean a loss of distance on the i way to Simpson and Norman. Fifty j miles northwesterly from May River i post is Lake Bistcho, almost In the1 northwestern corner of Alberta. This j lake is the head of Black river, whicli empties into the Liard at Fort Llard, j and is an Indian canoe route. There i ie an Indian trail across the portage j from Hay River post to Lake'Bistcho. Tho southerly bend of tne Mackenzie j and Simpson is about 100 milea north of Lake Bistcho. It is more than likely that there is a winter trail con- imeting the lake with the river. If or you havo that route should prove practicable of indigestion pain Take Diapepsin" and eat favorite foods i without fear j Your meals lilt back! Your stomach is sour, acid, gassy and you feel bloat- heavy head tho distance from Hay River post tolat.iiet never mind. Hero is in- tho southerly bend of the Mackenzie j Riant relief. would be very little further than from Don't stay upset! Eat a tablet of Hay River post to Slave lake with the Pape's Diapepsin and immediately the difference that the Lakn Bistcho route indigestion, gases, aridity and nil would be in the right direction and Htomach dtatrosR caused by acidity would cut out fully 100 miles of travol as compared with the route following j resident of this country as his late f j illustrious brother. This old-timer is Gaspard Lacombe, still bale and hearty at 86 years of I age, and still doing a good day's work j every day in the week in the employ of the P. Burns' company as a general I I utility man. He paid a visit to Calgary [the past week to have his photo taken t at the Curlette studios to he included [in the group of Calgary and district old-timers, which Mr. Curlette is now ungased in gathering together. Gaspard Lacombe came to Calgary district in 18GS, over 55 years ago, and has been a resident of this district ever since. He rode tho ranges for a while, and of luto years has beeii employed by P. Burns. Another old-timer to visit the city for the same purpose the past week was James McKernan, now resident the Hay River. Once the shore Great Slave lake or a point mi Uie Mackenzie is reached, there is only one course, and that is to follow tho river to Norman and the oil strike. The winter journey io Norman is not to be' lightly undertaken by any- one under any circumstances. The only reason that would warrant its being made is the late opening of Great Slave lakft on steamboat route from McMurray. Almost every purpose that could bo served by a winter trip to Norman could bo serv- ed equally well by taking the .Nelson river route after the ice has cleared in. April or May. The Nelson, which riRcB In tho eastern slope of the Rock- ies, north of Poaco'River, empties in- to the Liard and the Lfard into the Mackenzie at The main ends. Pape's Diapepsin tablets are- the surest, quickest stomach relievers 'n the world. They cttft very little at drug stores. And the King said unto David, "Close your eyes." Had the King said unto Dav- id, "OPEN YOUR it would have more to the point. WHY? mai- todon of seniatlonal films. at South Edmonton. He came to Cal- gary in 1S74 with the original mount- ed police force. Soon after he left the force he moved to northern Alberta, and lias been a prominent resident of Stnitlicona for years. RUSSIAN COMMUNISTS ARRESTED IN PARIS I'-ARlri, Fob. alleged Rus- sian communists wcro arrested here fast night and it is expected that others will he taken into custody to- day, 21 warrants having been Bworn out late yesterday. Police officials are continuing their investigation of communist activities and have re- ported successful operations at Havre and Nancy. authorities at Frankfort have arrested 14 persons, among whom are several communfBts and leaders of armed organizations, says a Maycnce qrwrrh In MARTENS IN RUSSIA SOON STOCKHOLM, Feb. C. A. K. Martens and 124 companions de- ported from the United States as un- desirables, sailed from Gothenburg today for Libau. Forty-two other Bol- shevik who made the voyage on the steamer Stockholm from New York, were detained aboard the vessel, hav- ing refused to transfer to'the Swedish steamer on which Martens .and his friends will make the journey to Libau. Some cases of diptheria among the Russians is given as reason by the authorities hero for not having re- sorted to force in the case of the 42 Bolshevik who refused to obey orders and quit Stockholm. Doesn't hurt a bit! Drop a little "Fruezpiie" on an aching corn, instant- ly that corn stops hurting, then short- ly you lift it right off the fingers. Truly! Your druggist sells a tmy bottle of "Freezone" for a few cents, sufllcient to remove every hard corn, soft corn, or corn between the toes, and cal- luses, without soreness or Advertisement. EX-KAISER1N SUFFERS PERIODS OF DEPRESSION OOORX, Holland, Feb. Empress Augusta .Victoria of Germany is suffering periods of depression and shows great restlessness, says u bul- letin issued at the House of Doom, the home of the former emperor and empress. These are said to be the most remarkable symptoms shown by the patient but the bulletin adds that her general condition is one, of pain- ful suffering with a continual slow de- cline which is invariably serious. R. L. RICHARDSON ILL. WINNIPEG, Feb. L. Richard- M. P. for Springfield, Man., is confined to his home under the doc- tor's orders and it is improbable- that j he will be in his place in parliament i for the early part of the -session. TORONTO In Centra of Shopping and Business District 23) ROOMS 100 with Ptiv.l. SUROPEAN PLAf'I WIHNETT THOMPSON. PROP. to A YEAR FOR LIFE A CANADIAN fiOVEFJHENT ANNUITY PKOVPES IT jj better life investment available better aecurity obtainable be or levied upon for any cause be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed affected by trade depression from Dominion Income Tax medical examination required Anyone over the age of 5 yews retident or domiciled in may purchase. Any two peraoni may purchase jointly. Employers miiy pwrchme For their boards their for their Apply ta rwr nartMrtcr; or poftMc frte, to S. T. BMtvdo, Supar- JntentWnt of far new fcooWet Mtd informituw State HZ ind Uit ;