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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 18, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta I*JJD6B HERALD f The World or Sport. ) THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY PRINTING CO., LTD. I r J\ ___ _ BASEBALL REVIEW. 0. D. AUSTIN, CiHor ail MaMfir. W. JORDAN. Saat. at Jab DtaariaaaL I Lethbridge has struck n rent winning g�itt and is climbing: to the top SUBSCRIPTION' JU9*' tt8 ^n8t 08 the ���"hetlult� will nl- � . . ' low. After breaking ov�>n with the in Advance  91.SO a yaar loftos proceeded to do � in things to Edmonton. In the first ADVERTISING- game, lost Thursday everything look- ' ed rosy until Nunxk>. who had dls- Per Month . 91.00 Par Inch tlngulsliod himself the Innings before by clearing the buses for ns irutny runs, in the fifth dropped � fly lelt-Ingin two runs. The mischief wns done and Edmonton won out by 7 to 0. Such stuff as crops are mn�l? of Edmonton Fair suffered severely fell enpiously tho next evening and from the presence of crooks nnd in baseball tho re wan nothing doing, sharks. At the Calgary fair last On Saturday n double-header was year these gentlemen had a busy pulled on" with eminent satisfaction session. This yenr, however, the Cal to ihe local fans. The afternoon gnry cblel of police let the word out gome was the gift of Umpire Me-that all these fellows would be sum- Oulchen who ruled out two of the mnrlly treated if caught in the city. vlaKors for misbehavior leaving them A Description of the Lethbridge EitablUhjMnt�THe Com piny'* History In Canada. OUR POINT IF VIEfJ The consequence Is that Calgary fair only eight men. At the time the this'year was clean. Our Chief of "Dwcon'i" deaconesses were leading Police Is known to be death on theae 2-1 hut the locals baile fair to get gambling sharks. It Is altogether ��e�d when tho trouble arose, .lust likely that Lethbridge will be given to "Inch the matter, Morrison's min-n wido berth but It Is Just us well er* took the evening game in nn unto lot It be known what reception mlstakable manner. Fogarty who will be given them should they de- pitched in the afternoon wus in the cide to take in the Lethbridge Pair, box again and pitched a great game It wo interpret the temper of the keeping the hits well scattered. Hog-Agricultural Society directorate, of era distinguished himself by making the civic police authorities and of two triples. The score stood 10 to the citizens generally, crooks and � at the finish. When In 1991 tho business of Messrs I. O. tinker & Co. was taken over by the Hudson's lk>y Co.. it wns generally considered by the then ivsi-dents tbnt the town had indeed n future Iwfore It. What the greatest of modern trading con pnnlos has (lotK> for Conodu Is known to every sehoolehltd nnil when II is sold that this is one of Its most flourishing branches in the west tlv statement only lienrs out the far-sightek policy which governed its purelvasc sixteen years ago i\t that time Makers' store was consitlered quite roomy enough for the business but in recent years ihe great prosperity of the wvst in general and more particularly the re -markahlc growth of the town made Itself felt and in the fall of IHOS and es|ioclally when the Christines traffic wns on. the ti.vd of inure spacious accommodation ti.-oumo urgent nnd in the s firing of lt'Oii the old store, which is now used as a food More, was moved back and tho foundation of tho handsome new building was laid. The building contract, the plans of which were prepared by John Woodman the Compaq's architect of Winnipeg wns curried out by tho local firm of Messrs. Smith Urns. Jk WiNon and the work reflects great c rod it on Oh taking the elevator up lo I ho second tint, one first enters thei.'.wk cry dfiiantment which is splendidly stocked with every variety of glassware and crockery, from: a range of tho fatuous Limoges down to the ordinary whltewnre. .Soml-iinnunl ship  menu are made from the BngiWh potteries nnd from some of tho great manufacturing centres in Europe. On the opposite side from the crockery Kv�n famous for their brand of liquors and the (putlily in all departments is fully THE TRUSTS AND ftlARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capital ami Reserve,  $2,200,000. Authorized to act at- EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, GUARDIAN, TRUSTEE, ETC. Appointed by the Alberta Government ho Public Administrator tor Lethbridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Albarta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turaer Bone, Esq., William Peurce, Esq. 711 First Street West (Aleiauder Comer) Calgary. A. G. ROSS, Managar. sharks ran lielleve that tho quality of mercy will not lie strained In their behalf. A St. once After defeating Edmonton at the Capital in three straight games, the ] Calgary bunch returned horns to receive the same dose from Edmonton. Louis man eats only every twenty days. He Is trying to Then Medicine Hat came along and economize on grocery and meat Wis. *�ok inree more. The Calgary team are playing consistently, being the A New York preacher claims hi-il ,nost regular losers the other teams Is in tho sun. His next argument �>uM desire, wilj be that Iteaven is in the moon. J THK CAI.OAHV SKIUES "I could die eating cucumbers" declared a Denver woman ami then With a record of six straight losses she ate two and expired. She was a to their credit, the Culgnry bunch very truthful woman that. stacked up against Schurch and Mor- rison like a bunch of nine pins. A suggestion was made that Prom- Schurch was too generous so Mor -icr McUrlue. of British Columbia, en- rison got on the firing end uml rc-ter Dominion politics. As soon as lleved a delicate situation. Sykvol  Young Richard heard it he had a bad ogy had no terrors for the local attack of cold feet. students nnd his problems were eas - tly solved. Morrison actuary made a lluslinmls, we advise you lo eat home run on a vicious grounder that all the strawberries for nn eminent mowed down the shortstop and loft physician from Ixndon says that if fielder as well as a wide swath of women eat this fruit they will lie hay on Ms way to the fence. The sulky ami bad tempered. tally-board shou.nl Calgary 7. Ij'th -- bridge 10. n. O. McPherson, Liberal M. P., On Tuesday night tho trick was for Vancouver says tho Liberalswill duplicated. Schurch had Pidler's carry every sent In Ilritlsh Columbia Tumblers at his mercy while the local at Hut for Hoylun's error the tliem. Tho building itself Is of s|iec -ial prossisl brick, triniuvsl with sandstone, is of two Htoreys with a full-sized basement and wax built with a view to u�kiing two m�>ro storeys as the size of the town and the In  1.crease of the business demanded barnstormed Bnrnstead for fourteen |,, nntiii,,n1,H| win ^. ,, hHs. Hut for Hoylun's error tha Tories. The public can Judge game would have been a snut out. for themselves which Is the fiercest As It was the score stood (I-1. liar In the bunch, Lethbridge did not win last night's quired within the next two years or so. Tho exterior reminds one very strikingly of the Inrgost stores In our great cities; as a mutter of fact centres. Tapestries. Axminsters nnd nmintained hew. Brussels ntv a prominent feature, a [ At the rear of tho dry goods do-good light showing up to advantage partment and adjoining the liquor the distinctive and beautiful blond - InclNirtmnMit Is tho main office, the lag of tlu* various colours. l'ivqni-tnh-nt. nearly all Inine years ago. 'I\> his unttrlng en-of which ore iinpoiton ore Messrs. W. V. Huchati, K. .lorvls, C. S. Francis, owl T. .1. McCrnektm. with Mr. Thos. Clayton dls|iensiiiK the goods in the liquor department. Thj Company keefts two livery rigs in use constantly. Mr. Alex. Adam is the chief of the delivery stall, his assistant being Mr. Thos. Viner. who hns charge of tin- warehouse as well. j With a spkwlld store, n well soled cd stock ami a courteous and cap -able stah*, the Hudson's Hay Co. in Lethhridgo enjoys a very large share of the trade of the community. HudBon Bay Co's Store, Lothbridge, Alta. game but no one is complaining, ns |t ,s aR 0Klirnp|0 of the tyi�- of laiild- ling which tho company �re erecting A rich brewer escaped from the one of the iwst games of the season custody of an Ontario sheriff. Tha was played. Up until tho ninth the j^" ^ "~ ^ Uir&,r brnuch^ Sheriff must have had a weakness score was one oil. With one down for beer. "Never saw better onywhene' tho universal report regarding crops. O'Donnell planted a single over second and Rodosy followed suit. A ta I passed ball advanced each a base, tha I when dansu's corMng drive over second scored both men. The Bronchos other run was earned In the fourth Southern Alberta will show them when O'Donnell followed up O'Nell's all this year when the grain Is gar - singlo with a triple to the right nored. field fence. The locals lonely tally- was in the third when Foster, walked Premier McHridc denies tho Ontario and got home on Mackin's double, rumor that he Is to resign his posi- Men were on liases in several Innings tirn nnd enter federal, politics. The but tho necessary hits were not Hon. "Dick:" shows ndsdom. Hotter forthcoming. Kinnear pitched a to reign in n. C. thnn to servo in great game allowing only four hits-opposition in Ottawa. He issued passed freely .however. Fog I arty pitched well enough to wlnmoBt The United States Congress has games. Russell of Calgary made his j enacted a law which will abolish the first error of the season on an easy dd saying, "Once an American al  grounder. The score-ways an Awnerican." Hereafter all citizens of the United States living | By ��nla�B in foreign lands must register at tha nearest consular office every year or Calgary ha expatriated. The cbject Is to lea- Lethbridge sen tho number of international riis  putes caused by trouble between foreign governments and American clti-fcens. Evidently the folding of tho n,Ussell l.f. Stars und Stripes round every clti- McClellan s Others of the sniuo ty|*� limy In* seen at Winnipeg, Culgnry uml other points. Tho local store has a frontage of .')2 feet on Round St. ami 10U on Baroness Itond. Uh> entire Itouml St. front and a considerable portion of the front on Baroness Road lieing used for show windows. Some Idea may bo had of the iiutiion.se size of the windows when it is stated that 'silvot salesmen' electrically lighted, and of the very latest pattern, sup* plkeing largely in evidence. Tho nv>st discriminntu buyer cannot lull to find satisfaction in this de. -partment. 'Hie goods arranged with such jierfcctlon of detail that to tho saleswoman and customer alike, it is quite n pleasure to hnndlu 'them. On this lint, too, are the dress -inuklng rooms, but owing to tho dearth i>{ competent dressmakers In the west tliose are at present unoc -cupled. At the mar of tho cnr|wt department is the unpacking room. Brief History of Company 12 ii 4507*9 u. ...0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2-8 I .......OOluOOOfl ft- 1 CAL0ARY. wn whenever he may be is becoming a cumibersomo undertaking. ' Some well-known Lindsay (Ont.), citizens have been arrested for making counterfeit money. The country does not seem to appreciate their efforts to relieve the stringency In the money market. The C.P.P. made a wise move when it appointed Jack Moe, formerly agent here, district passenger agent at Nelson. Mr. Moe deserved the promotion. Ho Is one of the most capable men the big read has in its service. He is popular and courteous and Ib always anxious to do a good turn for friend or stranger May he climb up higher, (s the wish of the Herald O'Neil r.f..... Chandler 3b. . Sykcs c.f...... O'Donnell lb. Rodosy 3b. ... fansa c........ Kinneur p. ... LETHBRIDOR DEFEATS RIVER. man In a lacrosse game as fast as tho muddy grounds would aJlow, the Lethbridge lacrosse team1 defeated High River in the latter town by the close score of 3-3. Lethbridge scored two goals in the Oral ten min utes and things looked easy. How over, the High River boys enmeright back, scoring two In tha second quar, ter. In the third quarter, the vis itora put ,in the third and winning goal after a strenuous ftght. The game was closely contested through out. Lethbridge had on several Junlore. AH.R.H.PO.A.E. A 0 0 0 0 1 �I O 0 1 2 0 ' 4 J 1 t 0 0 3 0 0 10 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 3 1 2 10 0 0 � 3 1 2 3 fl 0 3 O 1 0 1 xW'^';^i^:*#^x* . 32 !J 7 27 LETQURIDOE. 0 1 Foster c.f. . Mackin s.s. O Dea lb. .. Klpnert i.f. Bues .Hb..... Nunzie c. .. White r.f. .. Boylan 3b. Bogsrty p. AB R.H VO A E 3 10 10 0 3 0 1 0 4 1 HO 10 0 0 3 'A 1 4 0 10 0 o 0 2 2 o 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 f. 1 0 O 1 1 6 1 2H 1 t 27 13 3 Hudson Bay Co.'h Store, Lethbridge, Alta. nn the first floor oluue the plate Tho goods nre transferred hero by tho gla%s windows cover nn aroo of -V-0 ftkjuuiv feet. This iiosidus showing the g)�ods to udvnnlugc gives tin* interior of the store a flno airy appeal'  ftnee. Insldo, ihu store uu'usures ">2 fe�t a"ida by 102 fcot lonj,', giving tv wiling span of 10..0OO f*>-). Tha bomU^i warehouse and the sloivs for tint liquor department- The stoaio htsiting occupies tho south west corner and was suppllod by Vcnse Waldron & Co, of Winnipeg, the fitting ami |>liuullving work Iwing t�brldgo 8; passed bulls iplays an important part. Ih'ro It electric hoist, v,4iich saves an almost unlimited amount of manual labor. They afi! uijiwckwl, priced, ami ate tli.-n ]Ivtrj-i'ij to the various do -imi'lincnts by a *:ui�lwr p\vix\ cnf. t>n� now turns to go ilnynylfi\fa, but, is confronted ul the |op of (,|)e .sluiivvuy by wjpwt uiijjoars to bp a roiivl'jiiiiUoi) of a lihilTonler and waixl Tlie return of May recalls to tho mi ml of students of western history that it was during this season of the year, more than two ami a quarter centuries ago, that there was consummated In London a most remark able organization around which has been woven a wealth of fiction and romance coupled with narratives ol ! during achievements, (Wrcc nnd | blotdy struggles, hairbreadth eacop-'' oh, and dauntless heroism often ending in tragedies,, all of which were part of the great drama enactedsinco that time over tlie wide domain of Canada. Tho Hudson's Bay Company started humbly, but In the course of generations it devolojied until it has risento be tho greatest fur trading corporation in the world with hulf a continent dotted thickly with its trading posts, with in -numerable white men and indhins in its employ, and with a name and prestige universal. Though the laws of the great west am not now made and administered by the Hudson's Hay Company and the untire trade it. not controlled by it yet ono twen  ticth of the "fertile belt" was giv. en to the company by the Cnnadiun government when the new provinces wero organized nearly forty years ago. and it is a very wealthy and influential organization. On the second day of May, two hundred nnd thirty-seven years ago eighteen London merchants secured from King Charles, England's merry monarch, a charter granting them the privilegeof exclusive trade In furs in that part of British North Arnar ica drained by the streams flowing into Hudson bay. His Royal Highness Prince Ru|>ert nephowof tho king, the dushing cavalry leader who performed such pro f|igijes of valor against Cromwell's invuipible ironsides, ^ns selected by tho nwrcfrnnts as the head qf tb"ir company and the chapter was grant od to "The Governor and Cpmpany of Adventurers Trailing into Hudson and two black ben vers, but the papers show that �fi00 of the original stock was placed to his credit and the payments of the dlvliletnls wero {made a mart or of considerable, importance. "Pro Pellc Cutcm," the motto ot the company signifies skin for skin and Illustrates that tradlag und fur trading principally, v-as vho irtmc object of the Hudson's Hay Company. Tlie organ I/el's at once 'fitted out ships which curried traders and merchants to the shoivs of Aha Hudson Hay and o|tcncd up trade, by barter, with the Indians. Gradually tha trade was pushed forward and coveted British North America. As the company grew in wealth and power the iwrtners on this sido of the water made their headquarter* nt Montreal where they lived lngre.it splendor and thoir meetings with the wintering partners at the western headquarters, on the shores ot tho great lakes were occasions of mu ,'.t IMimp and ceremony accompanied I y wonderful feasts. ^ The story of the secession of dls affected partners and the orgnnl/.a tlon of the X. Y. und NorWost com Itaiiios and the sanguinary strugglo which was carried on over the pral  lo country, culminating in the terrible disaster of Seven Oaks, is well known to all renders and requires uii comment. It was followed shortly afterward by the amalgamation of tho rival companies under.the name of the pioneer traders nnd since that time has gone forward fn>m strccet* to success. Trade has always lieon by tmrtor and the Iwover skin was originally the standard by which tne prices |ioid for other furs. At one time a s|>eilcs of token-money was used by the company, by which if the trapiiors did not wish goods in immediate return for thole furs they received a duo bill, negotiable al any of the posits of tho company. Owing to tho systematic orgnnizutious of the Hudson's liny company It has Ivon aJ>le to give a great deal of help to exploring ami scientific parties travelling across Canada for generations past, und hns also been of great assistance to the govern iik>nt at different times. The nrcti mails ore carried by the company for the government ami their cig teams traverse thousands of miles over trackless snows with |i '.'(-! safety. les nnd markets more furs than any Other company in the world, SKINS AT �l,.-i00 EACH. The silver, fox skin Is the most valuable fur on the market andsklns of that allium I have been secured which wero worth $t,fi00 each. In securing the furs nnd transporting them to London, the world's great  est fur market, a great deal of labor is entailed. Some of the furs are carried on the Imrks of men formlles nnd miles. Some dragged on dog sledges, some in canoes are paddled long distances along the northern lakes ami stream* and others sro carried in sail and steamboats. The company has n large number of steamers on all, the large waters of the north, which carry supplies to the north during the summer and in return bring Imck tho winter catch of furs. When tins railroads wero opened uu through western Canada tlie onty place where supplies could be obtained was nt the stores of the Hud  son's Ikiy company and with the inrush of settlers the trade rapidly grew. With the Increase of trade the stores grew In size nnd nnmlwr until now the company hns departmental stores in till the lni|x>rtnnt centre* of the west. Tho largest store Is in Winnipeg. In addition to the nuiny other linos of work taken up by the fur-trading ompany they hove shown the possibilities of the Pence River district as a wheat raising country ami at Fort Ycnnilltn, fifteen hundredmiios north of the United States, txumdary is located a (lour mill where nil tho Hour samples of it have taken prircs when placed on exhibit ii.n at the grout fairs of tho world. It is found much rheapor to manufacture the flour in tho north thnn to Impi rt it In some of 1he northern forts elec -trie plants have Isvn installed nnd all modern conveniences have been utilized on land, lake and river to provocate the work of the company. Tho hifrtvMJi fiyfi's c/,Qthing and .miner's supplies at tho rea.r. fills section is flt-.tod up with nino of the silent &aji"- - trading company was tho outcome of a trading expedition which the mor (thantu had sent to tha Hudson bay country a yt��r or two previously. They hud spied out tho land and know that It would yield V bountiful fur harvest, which would bring abundant returns to them when placed on the market in London. The charier gave not only the fur trade but tho minerals In the district, the administration of Justice and tho power to "nuako war or peace with nc n-chrisiian peoples or princes." RAKE OFF FOR CHARLES. The charter provided that the re-jturii tp tho monarch for his irag 'thy busiest plucos In the bjock. The [nnnimous eiff hc^lif be two el'ks During the years since the organ I/a tlon l{ the conqmny tlie position of governor has always Iwn nn Impfv tant one, and among tho men who have at different times controlled the destinies of the 'groat trading com-|>any have boon some highly gifted men. The Duke of Mnrhnrougli was for a time governor after tho death of Prince Rupert, and when the amalgamation of the companies took place in 1821, Sir George Simpson was rhoson as its head. He was a young man, inexperienced, but possessed of wonderful organizing abll -Hy and soon had all wounds healed. So groat was his power that he was called the "Emperor of tho Fur Trade." Tho present governor of the company is Lord Htrulhcana, who spent many of his earlier yours us a Junior clerk of the roui|Hiny In the wilds of northouslorn Canada. The executive head of the company in Canada is C. C. Chipman, conuniss -loner, who, from his office in Winnipeg, regulates the work of tho eom-|wny over a district larger than half a dozen EurojMiun empires and it is thought his energy and ability during the |�isl fifteen years thatthe commercial enterprises of tho coun-pany have Injen prosecuted success -fully. Times have greatly changed since northwestern America was a fur pro-serve of the Hudson's Hay company and with tho advance of tl>e times the company adapted its work to f,he chunged coihHMi ns. The company (niH novy 2.r>Q trading posts NcatitccMl l�prP fiml there frpm ^.hp A. % Ian (,1c U> (,hp Pacing nnd. froin tho jntornot |on-al bpundnry to tho A ratio 0�pi�. The grouter part of tho shares of tho $5,000,000 capital stock is held by shareholders In London. The country ever which the trade is carried on is divided into districts and sub-dis-trlcis. Over each district is a chief trader who controls tho trade �.f that district and under him arc subordinates who report regularly. Each of these in turn reports to tho office In Wlnnl|a�g from whence the reports ar� made at tho Hudson's Bay hoii*u in London. Tho Htaplo furs aro lienr, otter, mink, fo.x and tniuskrat. Miu-y others aro secured but these are the prin clpol ones. Although there nro othor fur companies In North America and also in tho cold regions of Rusxia yet the' Hudson's Bay company hand- list week, the Western Canada Hooking Bureau was incorporated in Allwrta with a capitul stock of $lO,-000, for the purpose of securing the host theatrical attractions for the cities ami towns of tin* province. Tho Bui>-nu will have o|s>rating connections with the Wulkor CMrcitlt of Winnipeg and the Corts Circuit of Seattle, thus ensuring a better class of entertainment than has hitherto lieon enjoyed in Western Canada. C. .). ICckstorm of IjethbrWIge Is |irosld(.Mt of tin' biiM-iiu; If. Tapping KeVelstoke. B.C., Is vice pres.; E. Willis. Calgary is see.-tivns. Tho other members of the bureau are W. A. Ileobe, Blalrmore; Win. Angus, Wotosklwln; nnd Mr.. Piatt of Indian Head, Sask. Tender* for Fireguard*. SEALED TENDBRS. endorfied, "Tendor for Fiivguard," afld addressed to tho Minister of Public Works, Edmonton, AllMho Minister of l�uW lie Works for flvo per cent, of tho tendered price, and in cast) of a small guurd for not less than 110.00 as a guurantee of good faith on tho part of the tenderer to enter into con -traotand complete tho same. Payment will 1m subject to work lieing accepted after on examination hns lx�on ma do by an Inspector appointed by this Department. The lowest or nny tender not necessarily accopted. JOHN STOCKS, Doputy Minister. Dated �t Edmonton this 15th day of July. 1007. 18-25 ;