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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta "ACS TEN LIGHTS and SHADOWS By F. C. S. FALLING HURTLESSLY The Portland Orejoatau gives too ittjrld this bit seasonable advice slippery much in knowing how to fall. people, with. liutters faro and ad. sel- dom are hurt. -Slim oues should fold "anus and lopX out for the heaO; tho rest of tho: anatomy will care for it- seir. The bearer one can rtrm into the shops of a ball, the lees danger of damage. There is one sailor's los that makes Secretary Daniels angry !o Sim's. Premier Borden is taking :i com- plete rest the correspondents revolt Some (oiks 'think that certain other ministers aro following suit. If Herbert Hoover would tell his how to meet a j raorthly household expense with a J15I) salary his chances for tbo presi- dential chair vrould materially fa- crease. LATt MR. ERI WHALEY ostiblUhed the tint mum at brast ind .wood musical Instruments YOU THIS IS TRUE Most of the bookbinding for tho lovernnjeni 13 done outside of tho pro- vince. It is The eamo cannot be said of Tho funniest part of uu amateur play is the players. Music should indeed he encourag- ed it it will give the sir! a soli tons after her marriage. A girl never forgets the age of .Dorothy, who lives r.nross the Etreet, and novcr remembers her own. Stetfon all, a. of J Mud-colored hair Menus" in fancy's-eye with tho dun shades of the Western foothills in hot midsummer. ii, too, th ambling .stride of'tho cowboy which has never tjuHo heen lost, 'despite the present 259 of motors. ,Talk to him and the. expressive vernacular of the ,Cne ojwi quality liugh, and tbo twlukl in, a shrewd-looking pair.LOt.deep-se blue eyes I heighten .the'impression q the VVertr It irjfi' (Considerable.] period of absence', trow journalistic work In vice over. He has reached his pre- eat poaitiou through close- appllca- on to the science of producing things THE LRTIUJRIDGE DAILY HERALD. FKBKUARY 1920 the He has not sought dvk-e In this from outside interests, uany of which are only too ready to Ire 1L He has Made outside interest Lane's onu set rule is. "do net anything." lie Is pot a Brain grower, and he Is not a specuUlc'r. Craiu Is grown first on his nxuches for its feed vftlue: thy surplus ho sol's. JiAno is tho hlffgest Individual (armer and rancher iu Canada, possibly In Ara- erve In working out his own J erica. During the cidteraent ct the real estate orgy in Uio West, sown .uU oilkl years ago, he did not waste a dollar or any of his tltao in the pte- of. thai day. Latfa the West; thai the writer of sketch a few- years Ygb the pleas- ure of renewing'. friendly with George in lone of hla regular-business Eastern Canadian and'American cities. It take; sis carloads of liquor daily The memory of that particular associa- ti> s.ill t} ihirst. And then -ls vivid.' As listened to it is .Mn'L of the events 'of that season in the West, which had happened to It's .-x safe bat thst a fellow knows ___, and In that way has raised ag- ttullure. In one instance -at least, i the place .where H1 J The s'.ory oMleorge l.auo's succtss eaebes hack forty-five years to the ay when as a sixteen-year-old lad he truck out for himself across the from Oklahoma to Montana, driving horses and cattle. Ho was born at -Boonovillc, near Pes Moines, owa, in 1556, and -as a child went! with his parents Into southern Kpu- sas, or Oklahoma as it is known to- day. Tho trek (o Montana ho was siiteen marked his beginning as a cowboy. It was a long, weary trip, hat first venture across tho plains of Ihe Western States. The trek oc- cupied ihe 'entire summer. NYheu lio got IB iloutaaa, he Joined a ranching outfit, and spent the neu ivmitv- years as a cowboy, learning all ha, could about cattle and horses. In 1SS4, j-ane crossed tho Una into Can- ada, unu became foreman for the North-West Cattle Company. Those were the days in Alberta- when tho rancher held undisputed sway over the fertile lands of the -JVest. There were no fences'or railways to binder or restrict the. cowboy ride'f s iu round- ing up their Lone soon he- came'-khown as.pne of. the best cattle men on the. An luleresllug' story is told by the about- the first time that George Lane ;became a prominent fig ure'Tn Alberta." U was at Pincher Creek in 'eighty-four, not long after IJaue' had como to Canada, that John Herron, a well-remembered figure in he Pincher Creek districl, and amous wrestler, had arranged natch with a renowned athlete from the States. A big crowd assembled at Pincher Creek on the day of tti contest, cattle men riding In from al parts of the foothlli country, joird platform had beeii erected fo ihe v two wrestlers, and as the Uv contestants finally appeared ready fo their trial of strength and skill, a tal" whon feverish prospectors wera bor- iuf 'for ell all about his. property, he was not attracted.' He was to busy produciuj cattle and horses and grala. Those, products have taktu hliu abroad. He raUed his products from ihe land 011 the. one hand, and on the other he has studied world markets. In the early days ho ex- ported many tattlo to Britain. he rago and Sealile as well lo round the British Empire, met other markets of country. This has girwi hlul'a very broad out- look l-i matters of trade. To hjm thero uhould be no restrictions be- tween nations iu tho form of tariffs. Tho whole world Is his field He. is a Simon Pure freo traderj. which ex- plains the striking of cosniopolltan- ism. surrounding >iim. Calgnry. a couple ot years ago, George! Lano was called as a to oYkience on tho possibilities rof agriv culture and animal husbandry iu hli particular part of the province. After he had told his story, Sir, George Foster) at the said IB 'a Very good work you been at, Jlr. Lane. Canada M Rwal Commls-lhas been good to you, you have he tUO pa'siiuHoM Royal Commls-lhas been good to you la Jito1.years, hjf.has tlilppccl to ('ill- hate travolllug all the'good work in return." the milway these days. The .spirits .aid him. A Chicago theatre mauaser recently opcneil a f snioking-rooui for-his lady patrcus. Isn't ho [he dear man? THE LORD WILL PROVIDE "Discovering a robber in says trTe editor of an exchangei "wo borrowed three dollars .from him." THE DEACON God made the earth in six days arid called "it Sin'co'then some folks spend a lifetime growih' st-it is going up but the num- ber of ounces to the pound. They seem to be growing SUCH IS LIFE The farmer boy watts lo he a school teacher; the school teacher hopesj.tp bo an editor; the oditor w.ould'.like to lie n hanker; the 'banker; would lito to bo a trust magnate.-.'" magnate hopes day .to "owu.a farm nnd have and Office Dog. The "national costume" for men, manufactured by the French govern- ment has become immensely popular. There is no difference in this suit than othe'i" suits except in one parity the price. It sells for ill. he a good one for Southern Alberta, one's -mind unconsciously; began to stir with that .indescribable: restlessness which a memory of tho far-reaching prairie and cd to produce in the sour of any normal if he happens to have lieeu confined .to Toronto for any length of liine. .He talked about 'he wonderful natural or live stock iu the foothills' of the ockles; about his .own.'boundless ores Bar U; rons, and 'Battle and.'hogs.-J-it'.was 11 like thyopening of the er of Job was uppoeed to. have resided ih'th'e far ast. It ali'o'ilett this indelible cou- lusion in the mind of the writer; lhat othiug in littmau form suggests' quite o much tho. spirit, 10.achievements 'of- West as George line, of Alberta. It is ofleii saia'that'-tte farrribrJhaB Wo suy to Ottawa thou and do likewise." ffovercmoats do things like that they are functioning properly. A woman may love a man though she doesn't always agree with him. ANOTHER PUZZLE SOLVED 1 Her eyes wore red and she explain cd that she had been at a wedding "1 always cry more at n wedding than I do at a more uncertain.' Transcript. -Speaking of weddings and funeral reminds us that eilner ono may to tho same destination. een the lest of ihs ,he, like is indeed By .unaided by any. the'r po'wor than' his own wits, this" nan has1 planned, conducted aud de-v i ranching business which ;ns made :him a milllonaira almost lanky cowboy leaped up beside then and shaking a fist full of money ove the head of Hcrron, who was th smaller of Ihe two gladiators, shou ed, "Hero's odds on the little feller. The "little feller" won In two falls The lanky hacker was Georgo Lan whose judgment since that day ha grown to be proverbial amongst th people of the foothills. In 1893 the foreman of tho N'orth West Cattle Company borarae dependent rancher. He began by pu chasing several bauds of grado Perc eron hoi-sea it'i Viumnr.s. "o mai up his mind that'thb Percheron w: the best kind of heavy horse Tor n in Woslera Canada, nnd immediate set forth lo cultivate that breed animal. Although Lane's rnucln now turn out every year thousands cattle, horses and the prize tea tire 01 the stock Is the band of pur bred Pbrcherou horses. For tivcn years George I-ine has been special ins in Percheron horses and has bu what .-is generally conce'd amongst horsemen to he the fine and- most extensive., Percheron hree in ihe world. It indeed cry between La porc Prance, where the fir of''thb''PeTCheron breed was raise nnd valleys and benches foothills seed is hearing fruit. whero the o i 'SENG'S, Nature's Health! I t :'ji health is perfect so .woulitj man's health be, liyed less artificially, fiut irreg- ular food, impure air, lack of and other unnatural conditions make the liver sluggish and interfere with the proper; action ofvarious bodily functions. Nature gave you good health: why not keep it? In otfe words, it is not a case of getting fit, but of keeping fit. f. ENOS FRUIT SALT is'a true aid toward Nature's it isinot a drag or.ii medicine, but a delicious, refreshing, clean and natural aperient composed entirely of the tonic elements of pure ripe, fruit juices capable of clearing and system of those deleterious products; from uri-natural living conditions, which cause the bulk_ofipur It-has helped mill ions to secure bodily vitality and mental vigor such as. can only arise frojn a sound, active physical condition. Yon Dnftitt eaj it tlaJ it. 'Pt-efared ty ;J. C END, Lid., "Fruit Silt" HAROLD F. RITCHIE A CO, This Business Directory Shows a List of the Men Who Served Overseas Now Established in Business in the City OUR .WEEK-END POEM O! air the music writ by master hand 1 love the. old songs The songs of harmony and soul That whisper love and resl. ;3 shrink in pain at hurricanes of notes, To me It -So when I'm rtraggecl to classic hoards 1 stuff my cars with cotton. Give me the songs as light na sea The songs tenOerness, o! lovo, o! Home. A Tribute to Geo. Lane By Norman Lambert m The Advocate a man, tall, huge of frame .with shoulders slfRutlr rounded, cloth ed in a loose-fitting.brown suit, the coat Trith tails, arid trousers ralher spacious at tho fcnee, and wearing as the crowning feature of all, old, faded, broad-brimmed .Stetson hat From the fresh page of a newly open- ed register on the desk of i scaJort able, old-fashioned hotel in Toronto one turned to find the person answer ing to this description. Ilia name was Tritten there OB tho white page in a big crawling 1-rfma, Al Vrta. From such an autograph an> ono might harfl-, turned round found the man who Inscribed It. ilo walks, talfca and acts like write? his name; and with the background o an hotel of tho mid-Victorian era to set him off, this man from- tho Wes; whose every Hno and moTCment sug gest wide eipanses of wlnd-blowi prairie, might have foeon, Identlflei .irtlh ease hy nny Interested observer of human character. The West I written aU over him. Minus the old J. N. ANDERSON Contracting Plasterer All Kinds of Cement Work. Estimates Furnish- ed Free. 826 SEVENTH ST. S.. PHONE 1483 GEO. R PORTER AUCTIONEER T. ROTHWELL WITK ROTHWELL KNOWLDEN (SUCCESSORS TO F. MILtS) Fine Shoe Makers r 511 FOURTH AVENUE SOUTH, LETKBR1DGE, V.LTA, .PHONE D. Bnmton E. J. Hooker HAVE OPENED A First Class Meat Market AT 328 13th ST, N.', OPEN FOR BUSINESS, SAT., 24th Phone 1397 ROBERT SINTON CUSTOM TAILOR Ladies' and Suits to Measure. Farm and City Sates 815 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH VETERANS1 TRANSFER C. SELLENS (GEO, GREGORY, PROP.) LIGHT DRAYING FURNITURE REMOVED COAL AND WOOD DELIVERED, C.O.D. 1317 lit Are. North Lethbridge. 646 Builder, Contractor and Cabinet Maker Auto Owners W. PERKINS Just a word to let you know you cim goi your old toll rctrlmmcd and iiiiholsfcring done to wear and look better llinn over at tho MUTTON PERKINS PRACTICAL SHOE MAKERS AND REPAIRS 405 Fifth Street South, City Lethbridge Auto Top Depot 0, T. BLUNT, Prop, NEXT TO HERALD Oul-of-Town Ordera Promptly To PHONE 1143 ;