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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAfiE-TWELVE THE LETHKKIUUB DAILY HKKALJJ SATURDAY. FEBHtlAFtT 12. Prize Winning Stories In The HeraH Contest Bated on Actual Incident! of the Early of Southern AlberU. WESTERN LUMBERMEN HOLD "CHASE BLUES" CONVENTION SUNNY SOUTHERN ALBERTA (By Harry W. 12th St. S. Lethbridge) The quiet summer evenmg was jiently stealing in as the prospecuirs returned to their in ISfiS with the glittering gold they had found in "Last Chance. GuU'V which is now the street of Helena, the capital of Montana. Many othor prosptM-iors loft Mon- tana, travelling north and west, every stream in search of i he gloaming yellow metal, hut wen1 disappointed in their and re- turned telling strango tales of vast prairie land where the liidiau had his hunting-ground, and large herds of buffalo roamed the plains, and that their hides could bo secured from the Indians. Fit and Full of Pep at GO Because of That Latest Remedial Discovery of Dr. Pierce's. Sn followed tho trail of i he prospector, navigating up the Mis- souri river to Fort Bo'.iton, they en- tered tlie country into Southern Al- berta, trading with the Jndians giv- ing them whiskey, which the Indians called "fire water." The three tribes of Indians who made their homes on these plains were the RUckfect. Blood and Piegau. The last grvni Indian battle was fought in I nn the plateau a miles from Lethbridle. In ilm fullowin? your the first trading post was established at Fort "Whoopup." near the junction of the fit. Mary and Belly rivers, about six vliM south of Lalhbridge. Other built nt "Siand- and eaclpimme foeiug fairly indict of their meaning. At Fort Whoopuu" the white peo- being by tlie Indians to jet away. At Standoff thfr.v stood off a band of In- dians who OB the warpath and ai "Slideoui" white people were able to from being annihilated. j Many are tho tales told by the ohl- 1 I, .n the steps jinar. seurc-tary: the to ibe Retail Lumbermen's A MOcUtkm convention whk-n met recently at The photograph was hotel. In the ceotre of the first row. w ith the derby hat on. Is President Theodore A. Sparks. On bis left arc K. H. F Mitchell. A. S. n. J. Wnlkor. W. B. Atkinson, Hcgiua, and T. D. Dohun. Sask. On the presi- Fort i Finch. F. H. i dent's right ;tre Curtis L. Johnson. Kush Minn.; A. 1- Skov, High Kivor, Alta.; P. Kleckner, Vibank, W. P. Dutton. nipy many rdltorialE bo of liit moneft rducntlonal both tu our Ciit.udiau born cltltvni and lo cotning from I'oited BUtex Youri bMly, V. b, DvnhBin. Kdit. highly upprocl utlntc your we muvt pfclnt out thut you credited us with u statHiBMi. in thf AilitorUil which waa uut iiiadfi. This 'n refpr- ttitcu to your words "but iji Unltud Sfatew tbo Constttutlou ran not be cbyBv god at nil by LeclMUture." If YOU re- fer to editorial you will find that whit wo did lay wan "In Canada >md the United the Constitutions cannot be changed hy the Legislature oitcepf, in certain particulars and un- der certain circttmatunceB." In as va did that u tax bill tn the United States may be introduced in Kousfl we hare tbe authority oC A. H. Hassard, of Osgoode Hall, Toronto, Barrister-at-LAw, and author of "Pri- vate in tar 11 at ion a I Law." 'Your letter in the circumstances is very interest- ing. Trie acid backs up into the sys- when at Port "Whoopup they tern, causing rheumausra, neuralgia, j trtt'lea ine dropsy and manv other serious dls- One ot how'- m tlw turbanwa. Dr. Pierce advocates that Ith6 fire stove of thi) Intle i trading post blazed and flickered and white, and to stop the whiskey j irr.de and establish peace, thf Indians i listened to the message, and "Crow- chief of the lllnckfeet nation. placing his hand on th? messenger's i heart. "I believo you. 1 now i j see hope for my jraople. and deliver-! t cni-e from "are and bud men." 1 Thus a mprft handful of men 1 lished law ami in 1S77 the j famous Blackfuot Treaty was signed j thy the Queen's 'representatives, andi ?o land was resetted for' Indians. The iu Southern Alberta are the Blood and Piegan, the Indians j were also giren treaty money, accord-1 ing to their rank. LIGHTS and SHADOWS By C. F. S. WINTER SONG Blow, old Winter Man, clolhe earth with snow. What care we with the home fires aglow? cellar A movement is on foot lit Alberta to forbid the. exhibition ot all motion pictures other than, those purely ed- ucational. But then, our modern ed- ucational ideas allow for so much liberality the exhibitors need liaVS no fears. _____ Everyone seems to have been con- sulted about a uniform dress for high school girls but the girls themselves. girls are so like their mothers that it is quite clear who will finally decide the issue. one should exercise in the out- door air sufficiently, and from to time stimulate the kidney action by means of An-urie. When you have backache, dizzy spells or rheumatism, heed nature's warning. It means that you are a victim to uric-acid poisoning. If you have that tired, worn-out feeling, backache, rheumatism, neu- ralgia, or if your sleep is disturbed by TOO frequent urination, get Dr. Pierce's Anuric Tablets at the drug ore, or send lOc for trial pactaago to Dr. Pierce, Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, X. Y. Smoke A Jutinclicf Umnd of m teiecttJ Virginia Iff post the wind whistled down the chimney. j when a band of Indians tried to pluu- j der die snore, and owner, know- ing how frightened the Indians were ot" fire, threw a handful ot cartridges into the open stove; the Indians terri- fled, scattered in all directions, and I did not try looting the store again, i Tha traders bad a good laugh at tlie j joke on the Indians. There were many individual or j small traders, but the firms of T. C. Power Co., and the 1. Baker were the most prominent in Southern Alberta, and maintained a steady traffic in buffalo hides and other furs; they also had their own hunters, but got the majority ot Uielr furs from the Indians, who would ijrade a buffalo pelt for a gaudy triu- ket, an old musket, or a jug oE "fire j water." There was no law or government 1 in this part ot" the country in those early days, many murdsrs and tribal wars were continuous, and the whiskey that, was brought in from Montana did.not help the conditions 'the white man and the Indians who roamed this-country at that time. So the Royal North West Mounted Police were sent into Al- berta, and in 1S74 they captured Fort "Whoopup" from the American tradors and built a fort on Gallager's Island and named it Fort Macleod in honor of the officer commanding the troops. In the early days mj father was tho veterinary surgeon with the Momuies at Fort Macleod.' With the coming of the Police a I settlement soon gathered around the barracks and the two firms that trad- ed with the Indians opened stores at the fort, and the. I. G. Baker Co., handled a'f the police contracts -for supplies, bringing them in with bull- teams. The Indians at first did not like the coming of the Police, but when tljey got the message that they had come to bring justice- to all men, both red And a bin full ot Hour and full of spuds. In 1SS4 the Old Man river washed And hanging in the closet -some good away part of the island a! warm duds. great deal of damage, so the Police! moved to the high bank on the south j Blow, old Winter Man, demon of the j side of the river, about two miles j North. _ I above the island, which is called i I like to hear you holler when I'm j Maeleod. sitting by the hearth. The Old Soak who we thought was to be caged in n museum, has ap-. peared again in our "dry" province. "Hootch! Mon! The curlers are don't mind the dreary (lays you're allus sure to bring. Early in the 'So's the buffalo bad disappeared, thev -had been slaughter- 1 ed ruthlessly for their hides, so the I 'Cause I look beyond the winter and plains were no longer profitable to the trader, so with the disappearance of the buffalo, the cattlemen came, j getting leases from the government j up tonight, the sunny spring. So blow, old Winter Man, whoop eui j EXPERT SHUFFLERS Pretty manicurists sometimes hold how to play them. People's Forum THE UNITED STATES CONSTI- TUTIOfH SOOTHED COUNCIL WITH "ALL DAY" SUCKERS John A. Rio- hort of the Finance Committee of the Chicago City Council, has solved the problem of loothins the council into silence. At a. recent meeting ne passed around "all day suckers" for an iioni the aldermen sat haby fashion rnd licked them. He said It, was the (jr.i'iifcflt and most svciessful meetiiig en record. Editor Herald: ahle editorial on the relative similarities and differences of. the Constitutions ot Oreat Britain, I U7L i Canada and" (fie United States, appear- TT Oil EiVClJ ing in yesterday's Herald. This editorial is exceedingly inter- esting and in most things correct. However, inasmuch as the question puzzles many of our readers, particu- larly those from the states, 1 wish to add the following comment and slight corrections. It was the intention of the builders of the -American Constitution-to cre- ate three equal departments of Ciov- Ought to Kntw THAT DOOD'S KIDNEY PILLS MAKE HEALTHY KIDNEYS. Auociated Board of the Royal Academy of Music t the Royal College of Muiic LONDON, ENGLAND. EiuiutioM m Music ta Britiii Empire fATKOH: lh, PRESIDENT: H. K. H. Til tfWaltt, K. C. The Aoniul Eumitucifliu, both Pnctinl iW winkil will Ix thrauhout Poor tired Walked all day danced all night AUM BENGUE for quick and ure relief. Swtiuni and refcihing. of smmrm ntACTICAU-lkr J-., 1921 THE LIEMMC mill CO. III. HONTHiaL AfMta hr nr. Jata Btatui RELIEVES PAIN April Mti. ui N.t.Mk.r HI, 1121. Two Gold ,nJ SiW MM.II m ftwuullr Scholinhip, riititlinB -.mnfc lo ywrs fttt tuition or other of tht (Jallefu London. liidiot K.imilrJ I.I muiirti cfTideury in world opfn to the pupils of ALL Kachcn of The niiiiic inquired for end all other can obtained on to H. WARBG DAVIS. UniJ-.l II 517 lirtl KiiWx. Kxlnil. muitbciiibrMirdi In. Up 3174. "They WORK while you sleep" lor tha use of the prairie in South- ern Alberta for his ranging ground, bringing in large herds of cattle from across the boundary. Then also came tlie cowboy with his cowbbrse, so-called because it has been taught the 'cattle business as thoroughly as the cowboy, for with- out the cowhorse the steers could not be captured. cut out" tied, brand- ed, per.noO, or shipped. Soon, thousands oft cattle grazed on the open prairie, only to be disturb-1 ed two or three times a year. In the spring when the calves were branded and a fall "roundup" when the steers were "cut out" and driven to the lailroad station to be loaded and shipped to irarket, and at tlia same time all late calves caught and branded. So for nearly twenty years .the cattleman ranged his cattle on these j plains and the cowboy with all bis' virtues and his follies, ever rough and ready, a good fellow at every stage the road, a modern knight ef the cattle band. Probably the only accurate concep- I tion of the real cowboy may be seen I in the paintings by Rnssel, a cowboy himself, and his paintings of "Camp" and are not merely n paintings, but the paintings of a real scene. During thcso early days the people coming into Southern AJberta travel- led on horseback or i'n the stage- couch, over many miles of lonely prairie. But in railway was construct- ed between Medicine Hat and Letli- bridge, the latter being called'after Mr. Lethbridgo who waa head the Coa! and Navigation (.'o. the coming ot the railway, coal beds were opened up and seal- ers began coming into this country. I was born in Southern 'Alberta in 1888 and have lived here nearly all these years and as I look back over] the early years when there were very feu- settlers and you could ride over the prairie witli its SoiiR thick grass I for many miles ami see only a feV houses. I have seen the old stage-coach, and the freighter with his string-team; the happy squaw riding astride her faithful pony with her little papoose j sitting upon the travoy, enjoying the bumps as the mother joggs along for'it is "Treaty Time" and the In- dians are coming to town to buy whatever takes their fancy. They have j their interpreter with them, for many the Indians cannot speak English. i Imt as tha years go by the Indian his I learned the value- of money and (not spend it so foolishly. i 1 have seen many of the old-tini say what tha constitution means showed Grit. j that they were creating sue supreme department and that supreme depart- There'it be no election this year. niGllt_thl3 Supreme There'll be a landslide. SLIPPERY SPORT Ice on the sidewalks, O, Screams for liolp As the French heels fir. Tommy, (reading what is a moccasin dance, anyway? bunch of poor skates set to jazz, my boy. "I think cheerfulness is a fortune in Deronda. Court otthe United States; and as the constitution has many clauses re- stricting the tha legislature, similar to the following: I No State shrill pass any law im- 1 pairing the obligation Contract." 1 All legislation is subject to the final scrutiny of tho Judiciary. Now, while this is true to some extent in Canada, yet because of the British Xorth Am- i erican Act having omitted many of tlie restrictions that are found in the American Constitution and having merely named the subjects upon A fast liver rarely lives long. diction, in the first insta 11 pow- A motorist who knocks a poor fel- j low down auto know bettor. BadSfoinach Don't blame the stomach when the real cause, is iiMhe slow action o1 the Ihrer and bowels- i readily relieved by Dr. Chisi'i j Kidney-Liver Pills. i 25c. a boi, all dialers i Dr. Chases WHEN MEALS I DON'T FIT TODAY This little strip ot light 'Twixt night and night Let me keep bright Toilay! And let no shadow of tomorrow Nor sorrow from the dead yester- day Gainsay.jiij- happiness today. And if tomorrow shall be sad Or never comes at all, I've had at GIRLS DE LOOKS The kind of girls That grow from One end of Southern Alberta To the other. er of the -Judiciary is not nearly so controlling as In the United States. j Indeed in mos't things in Canada the I legislative power, like England, is su- And thit henlthy Kidneys by strjin- ing the impuritici of the blood make for good health all over the body. Carmlchael, Sask., Feb. Hazel a veil-known and highly respected resident here is numbered among the many friends Dodd'a Kidney Pills have made on thu Prairies. "I have found Dortd's Kidney Pills the be.st I ever she stated, "t would not use any other kind. "Yes. you may publish what I say." she concluded. "I only hope it will help other sufferers." Thousands of womeife not only on the Praities. but all orw Canada look (Oil Dodd's Kidney Pills as a friend In need. They are purely a Kidney remedy. By toning up the Kidneys to do their full work_ot straining the im-i purities out of the blood they strike right at the root of the disease. Pure blood coursing through the veins speedily relieves that weariness and weakness so many women know. It brings in their place a health that is the foundation of happiness. Healthy Kidneys are an absolute necessity if the body is to be healthy. If you haven't used Dodd's Kidney Pills for. any kind of Kidney trouble ask your neighbors about vertisement. CORNS preme. I will give one illustration un-1 Iff- I der the provision of the clause in the LUL. WHll I !HgCl3 J3ANK OF ENGLAND STATEMENT the "Residuum of power" rests r, i the States and wjth people; "Pape's Diapepsin" is the quickest Indigestion and Stomach Relief Feb. 0. statement of the Bank of England shows tho following changes pounds, sterling: Total reserve increased Circulation decreased Bullion decreased Other securities decreased Other deposits decreased Public deposits increased Nates reserve increased securities decreased The proportion of the re- serve to Ubilities IK 14.02 per cent.; lust it was 11.54 per cent. Rate of discount 7 per cent. j runes i Govei I I FCZEMA L You ure cioU x I'd nncni- i it K w li r n ii-' Dv. I mem fur ami It jvluivi-'s ;IL MJICC urn! tiiudti- AlJy tlio skin. Sanifl" Hi. Chase's fivn it nn'iilimi liAper and solid suunp for WK-. n. nlldealOK ur KUui.inyon, Batt-i Ca, I'Jmitwl.Tiinjtito. Shave, Bathe and Shampoo with one Cuticura When inuals hit back and you; stoniiLch is sour, acid, gassy, or you full and Iilnatod. When you nave breaking in tun wild outlaw hoist h uvy lumps of pain or headache 1 that is brought iu off the range. i from Here is instant re j In 18D7 a railway was built through f i Southern Alberta, and the leases were -lust a.< Ronn as you nat a tablet or i taken from the cattlemen, so the two of rape's Diapepsfn all the clyg- happy days of the i-owbuy ptisaed. forlDepslH. and stomach dis- the land was sold to the settlers wholtref-H cuusoti by acidity wmls. These (locked into the country. So times ami conditions havn i: 'tu'iils don't fit.--breath is -allow. 'I'ukc onn or two (.'ascic-ci nK'hl for yonr livtir and hnu-rls wait" up clear, rosy ami r-lioorfiil no iiii'uiivHiii' in. -Jo you now see thousands of acres growing grain ripening in tlie glow 01' the warm rays of the sun of Southern Alberta, fields of wheat that disappear into the sky-line of the horizon, the old trails abandoned bfi- cauae of tho fences. Now you the binder anil thrnsh- er. loads of wheat hauled to the eleva- tor, uiid sreut locomotives jruing east- wurd, ciirryiuK loads of golden gniin, tlu? bent and cleauc-st wheat known 10 (ho world. And tiiif; hcuiilifnl of 'I.Rtli- liridgft wiUi ilH luvoly (lalt Gitrdens, paved strolls and shady boulevards.! has pi-own lo be the leading city ofj Hnntliorn SAID TO BE 120 YEARS OF AGE! WTTTKNKOllC. WIs. Dick ITiiifictccr, said hy licr daughter tn havr old. is dead herd. ymra ulti. pleanant. tablets of Papn'.s Diapppriili nover fail iifiutralixo tins harmful stomach ac'ids and make yon feel fino at little at dru once, and stores. they cost so CHAMBERLAIN'S Rheumatism Speedily Relieved tin; affected LOSES parts Linimant lie- fiim Kuinp; bed. The result in rnHtfvil worth many times Urn cos' pf tlie bottle. Cases-, of I rlmmic :ind muscular rhnumatiwin ylolil iiulckly ;to this to.sted .ind relliibli! rentMljr which is kept uriHtaiilly wltliin roach hi IhoiiK- utuls of Ua4.Mli.in homes.. LINIMENT United States Constitution above quoted: "No stats shall pass any law impairing the obligation of Contract." .Vow because of tills provision in the United States the legislatures of the States could not pass, a law making any liens "except the ordinary a prior lien to a first mortgage, be- cause it Vould impair the oblisation of the Contract between the Jlort-, gagor 'and the Mortgagee, but in Can- a da, no such restrictions prevail and we see numerous laws making Seed Wcoil Linns 'and other liens prior to the first mortgage. In the United States what is called with in other words the Constitution dele- gates certain powers t'o Congress, and I provided that all other powers not thus delegated to .Congress by the Constitution shall remain in the sev- eral states and in the people. In Can- ada the eiact reverse is true. The delegated powers are to tlie Province and the "Residuum of power" rests with the Dominion. You say that In Canada and the United States "the Constitution can- not be changed by the legislature, ex- cepting in certain hut in the-United States tlie constitution cannot be changed by the legislature. You say that in the United States "Tax Bills may be introduced in any house." This in not correct. All such in the United States, like England, must originate in the HOUBC of Representatives, but having been Introduced in the House t'f Represent- atives the Senate, when considering it, CHE make amendments. The subject that'you Introduced by this editorial. I consider as being an important one and ono thut might oc- Doesn't hurt a hit! Drop a littlo "Freezone" on an aching corn, instant- ly that corn stops hurting, then short- ly you lift it right off .with the flnjers. Truly! Your druggist sells a tiny bottle of "Freezone" for a few cents, sufflclent to remove every soft corn. or corn between the toes, and the cal- luses, without soreness or Advertisement. A. F. MoAuley, Toronto'mining en- gineer, arreatod three years ago in St. as "Christmas a notorious swindler, was granted 000 damages by the Supreme Court for false arrest. Thin decision has now henn reversed, however, by tho Appellate division. 10 Years of Eczema Sample Relieved Her Are you reading weekly Canadian tcHing-stories of tufftriag from skill lid how relief was obtained? Here is part of letter from Ilar- tey, Black Lake. Qiie. her if you deiire, yeari of rczema oh the unavailinjlv by doctors. A alone of n.D.b. relieved me.etc." The proof of llie pudding in tlie eatTiiff. When a prescription for Akin disease Jim of endorsement from oetrlv every tity and town m the Dominion, aurclr it ia enough to convince the moat ik-jptiail. Kflitf f onMHt it try battle of D. D. D. Uday M our pflvitireruarwtn. a loo. .1. P. Hlginbotham Co., Limited, DniKglHtS; Letliurldge. NO SOLDER ON THE CAN Pacific Milk is put up in sanitary cans without sol- der. It never gets lead- tainted nor does it ever taste of the can. grocer should have it. PACIFIC MILK CO., LTD. Factorlei at Ladncr ind Abbotlford, B.C. P. Burnt A dii- trlbirton foa Alti. A ;