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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta at the A big shipment of Clothing, Men's" Furnishings tfoots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, Trunks and Valises, which has just been receivedv will be sold at MANUFACTURERS' PRICES We had opportunity of buying well, and want to turn over the entire stock SALE OPENED THIS MORNING, AND LASTS TWENTY DAYS are New, of the Latest Styles and High Grade 25 -Men's Suits Sale Price 15'Men's Suits' Sale.Pi-ice SI 1.75 25 Men's Suits Beg. Sale Price S 13.90 250 Pairs of Shoes Sold up to Gold Medal SGftHats g'. Sale Price S1J5 Also a Big stock of Stiff Hats Sold at 100 Doz. Workmen's Sox- Keg. 20c. Sale Price 10c 200 Boz Workmen's shirts Sale Price from :35e up to 50 Boz. Handkerchiefs Keg. 20c. Sale Price 5c Workmen's Straw Hats Kegr. 25c. Sale Price Also a big stock of Braces, Underwear, Cellars, Ties, Jewelry, etc., will be sold at Auction Prices DOOR OF THE CONHNENT How Canada is, Coping With the o the Western Grain Saskatoon; a mere hamlet The of the Bay-Thc Posts of the Fur Terrors Bering itself for se'rvice to of the Frozen Straits. (By Steph- with en Leacock, B. A., JPh. D. Prof. of Political Economy at McGill Col- lege.) Prairies to them year after golden harvest. ear aad more serious one own- to the congested state of the grain one -STEPHEN LEACOCK Three hundred years ago on an Ap- ril, day, Henry Hudson, the navigator, sailed cro-D the west is increas- it becomes apparent that thing must 'be done. j The total wheat crop of da- in the year 1900 to By the it had increased to' i40.000.000 output is handled _ as best .it may ,be by the three railways now existing. The gram comes pouring in floods into Winnipeg, and is shipped from there to Fort William and. Port Arthur the fef Of of the Great Lakes All' out -cannof .fte'-cifrried out by tne grain fleet. of the fore the oncoming of winter, is stored the great elevators of., the! lake pom and must either remain there untl the spring, or, go by the all-rail among the cities. of the plains. H is on these facts that the prospect ror success of the new route must an ed ,and ''book. line extend, from Winni- to Tie ftt.cn the Saskatchewan a of 480 miles from Fort f l and the irom Fort -Nelson on the Hui gap that the net must The probable of constructing the line is a matter of conjecture, tut the route resents no very obstacles. tiine each year during; tion is possible through tl and across Hudson's" Bay. this question -has centred rducb ww- discussion and exhaustive repoVts.1 the periences. -in one'of "Whilst I am of there will always straits that bear his name into .oig lonely bay that was to at once, his monument and his grave. Some sixty years .later Charles n granted a charter to his cousin Prince Rupert and seventeen o- UAC itu-raj route to the sea during .the winter of this method of transportation have naturally caused people to look for either a better scheme, or one that K vn uue caat -van ,be an auxil- .an- to tie facilities already at Hand is r, i ria. I-AS j Survey parties have .-investigated onditions at. various points on the OlllrnTifll '_.. Lne THE. PAS C.'.N Churchill, Haves rive: rve: and the results of these -inrestiga- ons have, been published .-during the ___ _ oii in-' the. -date- practical, navigation of commerce, the country. A report of .recent date.spealcs-ias.follows" of the forest near Split: Lake: "Though; a'wooded country throughout" there: are but lim- ited areas .where the. forest growth' is 01 a size to much tralni mi---'_ ard...Avoods. widespread; value. There are Forest i'ires have been of the- struction from end-of October. the heavy old ice- -In of navigation'of .an ordinary'y should 15th of 'the-loth Commander W. report years' later into enturers trading gantic output of TOhMt trading into Hudson's aertbv sec- uring to them the exclusive fur'trade of British North America For two hundred years, the Com- pany carried on its trade with the In- dian the west, using the 'bay as its ,basis> aad Posts upon its shores. The -and dangerous passage of the' straits served as their outlet to England In the course of a century and thr.ee quar ters vessels, ranging from 70 gun to 10 -ton pinnacles, crossed the ocean, passed through the straits and sailed the ;bay in the service" of the I T 11 i all this time -only two One of the first posts established 7 the company was Fort Churchill situated -upon a splendid harbor on tie western side of which was -pres- ently erected the massive stone forti- fication called Prince of Wales. r-Xbw, when the busy brains of a commercial people turn to the prob- lem of utilizing-the Hudson route the [imagination pictures those other davs the brave navigator was cast gantic output of