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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 10. NORTH !S HIS RELIGION SAYS J. K. CORNWALL Ufammating and Interesting Address by the Member for Peace River, Before the ;v Canadian Club LETTTBRIDCT DAILY .HERALD "I ara dealing with absolute facts. I-am: telling you nothing but what I caul ".back up with documentary evi- dence. I've had wbde experience in that country, I'm not telling you oL .that. am telling you :wfefii I know "to be I am addressing TOU because I believe in that country. it is my religion and I want to make with ;Mr. Cornwall looking: over ihe ror defendants. This amount was It your religion also." Speaking to between fifty ami sixty at the Canadian-Club luncheon this afternoon, J. K. Cornwall, fur- i trader and member of the Alberta. Parliament, Lhe "Aiwstle of the North" jlrtpld oC tlie size and vast re- Kibtrrces the groat Mackenzie basin, f !Xiid those vrho heard him went away u. more vivid impression of the ._____and .latent wealth of their own pproyince tiian they could have boasted jSiefore. President W, A. Runchfuian presided Siitnd briefly introduced Mr. Cornwall, guickly jttnipe4 into-the- thick of subject. probably but few probaWy realized, he ie -Mackenzie basin or wa- is upwards of miles in TVJrtle this vast country is jMide tke boundaries of of Alberia it je all tributary all 7 -He traced ihe Athabasca, river and many tributaries their sources kin. Southern Alberta, Into Lake Aiha- miles long'. O.ut of Lake 'ran tjie La Roche yiver by the great miles in length aad to- they into Great Shive La3ce, of.T.'hlcli mas the Mackenzie river, ihV eighth. largest liver in the -world. ,Tna Mackenzie rlyer drains zuuar'a. miles ol territorj'. Perhaps rtKey" did np't appreciate what that meant. .'Well it means that the terri- by the is 000 square miles greater than the ter- T! ion- drained by 'the Great Lakes the St. river. _ Edmonton in Southern Part ?To some idea as to. now muoh. of tnis territory is in the province of 'Alberta, he: re. minded those present that the city of Edmonton is eighty miles south, of toe" ceufere line of the provicco of Alberta. The -country has nesn spue over by sjnnerous to determine its blologicid and. geologi- cal features: The first white man. to ever cross ifc .frora eaet to Jlearn, -a-ho was sent through bv the JJpds6nrB Co. in the year -1771. him ajid others. the sciences mentioned respond not to ae -IJackenzie, Franklin 'Froia the view point of the or prospeciire efort "buiito steady of l S-niony its proren rescuraes are -na- and cosi. oil, tar as- furs and last and 3aoic importKJt oi In nd practically the of Alberta iiuiaired miijksn awes of the best froii to be found in Xortb. iti iacxv sun does not on. a better zo'J. ftTEt mwn -who sowed seed the Norcli Land was a. man named Peter Poo. He was the Nonb Lands j vffrtrt "iectler." ]Ke came in the year 2-77S. From that lime down the many missions in the country oave all raain- 'saall forma. In just one 1 liTindred yeare from the time that Pe- I lar Pon .first sowed wheat in Macken- ?ie, tbe Araorican Centennial Exposi- at Philadelphia. And the f-svneat tVat look the fira prize at t .eacposinoa a Ft. Chippe- >ayan. At Tore Vermilion in the T Rheumatism Cured by Booth's Kidney Pills -T. E. Foster, of ST. John St.. Frexi- tricton, N. Bi, a ays: found more actual relief from JSuoth'a Kidney Pills than in. sll else T have ever tried for rheumatism. The pains in my limbs have lessened greatly and I am better and than pre- JURY CLEARED TRAIN CREW OF ALL BLAME Mutton, .tan. lunuest in- to the deaths of Engineer Uenuls ant! fireman .McUermott in the T. wreck at Collin's Bay. concluded early this morning. The jury decid- ed tbat the train crews had nard to prevent an accident but thai nad a bean on duty ai Collia'B Bay the disaster would have oeen averted. Tiie Iraint were rour niindred yards when signal was eeen. CLARKE WON SUIT ?eace river valley, wheat has success- fully been xrown for uijiny years. Mr. Cornwall then from a report recently nude by Dr. J. 11. Pet- tit, of the Agricultural'Station of ihe coliri _3yHsmeui .was I University of llllnol in the ot T. -.'hirHe vs. tlie Co. m me dis- Wednesday, January INTEREST-IN WOOD PULP ANDFISH Not Much Sympathy 'for New England Fisher- WHERE WOMEN HAVE A SAY Things That They Have Done With Their Votes 3> in Denver Tourists who see'i he half Is-another dominating fig- Auditurium in Denver, in which i ure women in Colorado. t I i i _. president of the national organic rion of women's cjubs, is a power ill Hie women's political life. Her public work in Colorado was as chair- man of the State Board of CharWea and Correction, In which office she nad general oversight of all the pe- nal institutions of the State. She was, a factor lu ihe indetermin-j They wanted the open system, they district rtnd tl'cy- wanted various oilier aii_of which he refined to rliem. They got them nJJ, one after Tho women's cnl movement in Denver is carried by woiMeii who linve been jibe .mill of party politlns aim-e they the vote In 1893 and who do not sentence law. Mrs. Helen for many ierms State Su- j Tlie movement" ca'mV lieriiuendPiu of Schools, and the only! virin- Hprcmi C votes K has atiemptod two thlnps nd hw Hryan in both of them. One was to elect Meredith than Is, probably she' tfle lor tlio aiuo-m: u'ihe world, au'd I ymitu aml greatest soil expert in the world, and I recently spent several mouths tn" I. Kitchle north and making tests of the various by Clarke for work which he soils. -This report, ainoug othe performed auditing :h-_> books o'c pointed. out that TV corn was tlle Co., and for growing at a puint 35 miuuics north of he claimed the company owed the SSth parallel and that wheat and t William Wing, chartered ac COOCWl nm. ji UL- IMIIll i ti ill I) I Toronto i in "5-v ul-v- mciabtT nt a of debt, which i to llcr convention that framed rhano, j that the conduct of tiuir thie morning irom Washington; says: "t-'ish and wood pulp, these two commodities the interest-centres in speculation reciprocity agreement, "if siiijuody has tf.o information on has done, and were to tell it, It would be worth his while for ttiero are a i4W. rtUUj tttei-e are a soodh number of poo- corn had only been damaged by early eoimtam. testified in betial: of the pje hcrp who or late irosts three out of the last ten plaintiff that tlie work was well dons] willing [0 WfJ! ,or years. It concluded with the remark and flic cnarge reasonable. to find bow jinny things in Denver' are in the hands or" women. The active newspaper women of. that as to whether early and late T. Xewuiareh and Charles Walsh, frosts will entirely disappear as they! of trie Tlnsmithing Co.. represented have dour in .Minnesota and Manitoba mat the work not properly don-.' was a matter of conjecture, but would tJio judve decided in favor of Mr. probably turn out to be the case. It Clarke and rendered his decision in is also said thai there is no question accordance therewith. whatever but what this large area will j in time be producing for a large por- tion of the world's population u large portion of the wheat it consumes. Mr, Cornwall next pointed out that south of the North Saskatchewan riv- er, According- to the latest government reports obtainable there is only 25 mniious of land left that has not al- ready been disposed of, while in HIGH CLASS ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE MAJESTIC THEATRE In engaging the H. Kuthvea .Mac- Donald Concert Party our object was to give our patrons a company of high class artists, especially adapted to tbe concert platform. Artisis ot" high'class Northern Alberta in the country atjabilUy who are able lo ;hc present untapped by railroad, there is respective audiences cad one-million one hundred thousand acres of the very beit farming land obtainable. There is, he declared, practically no other virgin soil left on the North American continent but ihis one million, one hundred thousand acres. "But you people may think that this country I am talking about is too far north to support a denee popu- said. In answer to tliis he pointed out that it is in .almost exactly the same latitude as the pro- vince of Tobolsk in Russia, and cli- matic conditions are almost identical. The province of Tobolsk has a popu- lation of over one million people. Tvro years ago it produced, according to figures supplied by the Russian to them carefully selected high class numbers which -with .artist's ex- ecution are sure to please the educated and enjoyed by thane whose musical and literary training have ben neglect- ed and so bring them to a better appre- ciation of the good in song and story Among Mr. MacDonalu's Concert Par- ty are Miss Mildred Gordon, reader; Mrs. H. MacDonaHl, pianist; and .Miss Bertha May Crawford, sopra- no.- This high class company will ap- pear for one night only, Friday, .Jan. 27th. at the Majestic Theatre. inutlon. fbh I'lectlon.i in Denver Is HOW largely u ihc of a woman. In the campaign of the past th? nori-i-artlsan women formed Wlxeoc-XVok'Ott .Urn. Helen -M. was running for State Sa- scarce a' I'ei'intendeni of Schools on the their ticket and Miss A ami cott for regent of the State Univer- sity on eame ticket. Only thrca candidates on the Republican State are ed by tier, so that the school system from rlie They man- active but lire 1101 meeting v.iih nin'rn j Denver was praoticitliy some- such show once a year. sympathy in soir.o uuarters. it is as- sumed that they after all a very small element an-i that only a small percentage even of tho-se ar-j composed of United States citixens. 'i-'he Gloucester fishing industry is largely carried on foy Norwegians, it is claimed, and the men who can be relied on to aiways' campaign j ;rjof Xorth and was heartily f mornin" j commiuoen. Rom ainins aloof from nil; Ificn wiir-n lit ara. dov.-n ?ave of one: ---i- ........on sv_ fnr ,h-; at 5n or any trouble having its! SHERMAN RECOMMEND- sunw ihl'! n'ore- spe thai j J'-'Can. The sismmons origin in the Kidneys. TJiey cisre Back-! shape for i "n 'Jan acW,