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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta July THE LETHBKIPOE DAILY H MEDICINE HAT If you are interested in the City of Medicine Hat, call at our office and let us show you jjiaps, blue printsi etc., of City View Sub-division Prices Low. Terms F. C. Lowes Co. J. It Anderson, Manager Building Site Lots 30 arid 31, Block 92, 5800 each; 1-2 cash; balance 6 and'12 months.' R. V. GIBBONS CO. OH llMk FOR SALE Crop Payment Plan, 4SO acres, 1 1-2 miles from NeldDlth Switch, 4 roilM northeast of Chin, good dirt, W. 12 of II-IHI. 110 acres partially Improved. You will have, to hurry. 0. T. LATHROP WHITNEY 1LOCK, LETHBRIDGE. PREMIER'S PRIVATE SECRETARY WRITES ABOUT RN.W.M. P. MliB Kitherinc Mugltei, private sec- .the runty en mock of the oblate mission' retary to Premier Slfton, hag written ary, nn interesting article for Candlnn Col- liers on Posts North of Flfty- Klve." it deals -with tho officers who patrol the wilderness of the Canadian Northwest., Says the article: "Fitzgerald Is oomlng recall tit Fort Chlppcwyan In Au- gust of this word miming through :he historic old fort like an electric cur The steamer Grahamc hid anchored off shore with the annual exodus of Mackenzie River traders, mis sionaries, gold prospectors, and mount- ed police. There were other interest- is people on board, but Clripneywan had heed only for Fliagerald. At the news a thrifty young Scotchman stop- >ed calculating whether there were or worth of fur on the harne. Tho Mackenzie fur' catch lad faded into insignificance beside he hero of the whaling country. Every one at Chlppeywan seemed to (now oC he had won tho Ba- thno from restive unruliiiess !o a sense of the law and love of himself; and liow on his arrival at Hersehell in IJOif he had calmly throttled tho pre- concerted insolence and defiance of certain whalers. He had accomplished this, it would seem, merely with his strong and flint- "bio personality, with his direct sinNe, nnd significantly soft vel- rety when most, firm, and with a steel edge behind. It needed only "Look, here, boys, the police are at to stay. We might as well ie friends; must have my pris- The whalers surrendered to Fitz's inarm or strength or to both combined heir noses the I OR SALE The 8 roomed fully modern facing east and known No. 508 Westminster Bd Terms. Tie H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE u Good Buys Splendid corner on McKay street 5th Avenue consist- inf of i lots with shack' All fenced Tno lots In Parkdale in good location, each j Termi to Eult in each ;case North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 538 f he carried off under {Imo prisoners con- ealed in the ship and whom they had 'etermined he should not have. Fitz, the Man With this and similar tales of the rbane. terribly determined, artless recollections, too, of Alfred tribute to him, 1 anticipat- d meeting some one as striking ndian Maharajah at a Durbar; so sure- do we look for-outward splendor of ie inward power I found one. who cared no little for ie trappings of officialdom that noth- ing in ihis attire suggested the officei or the mounted police; a man of aver ige height and well-knit physique, of slow speech, most direct glance, and a misleading air of panther-like repose i Liter were for in fui 1 iden scows drawn thiongh Vthabasca Rapids, half bleed tiack men. In those days of slow journey ing through the forest the tendencies temper! and temperaments of the trav- ellers were open books. And there was revealed about, this, serene, unassert- ive.man an atmosphere, of un.usu.nl control, reliability, with a mind over all so truly philosophical as to he unconscious of It's own philos- ophy. One felt, it indeed a privilege to have met the North's It is perhaps significant tint the Everywhere trim, capable, well-disci- plined, and fearless, thero Is, however, this difference between the mounted north and south of the 65 de- tihe jiouih they arc a splendid nien; In the north they ire splendid members of an organiza- tion'. few' whiles of thelNorth or the occasional traveller tho mounted policci'naii IB a man not a machine of the law. He'.ii not really mounted any longer; not a rider of the plains. He PLANS FOR A DETENTION HOME Submitted .to the Council; Carnegie Library Bylaw At the regular -nieoUns of the cil: Ico.imcH yesterday uflcnioon the MONEY TO LOAN ON IMPROVED SNAPS 3 roomed i.otiBe nwl 2 lots, North Ward, bllmco monthly paymentK. 160 acres good firm land 4 miles from railway: Easy terms. 'SXAPK 'izo'o cash; per acrfc W. M. Harris Fire Insurance Room ,1 Dominion 'Block i Phone 1367 of building the Detention I hcTndures on these patrols no one [Children, was brought up by knows, for he will not complain. His [ot is not always'cast in unpleasant he has a surfeit of can- ned goods. .He lias some neighbors us- ually, and no class of people is more neighborly than .the northern whites, who look on the Mackenzie and Peace rivers as long highways of equally Jong straggling villages. What does it matter that the neigh- bors live hundreds of miles apart? Dls- .ance is a matter-vf geography, not of iiuman interest. At Peace Kiver Crossing in recent years k staff-sergeant has hcen sta- .loneiJ, a big Viking-like Icelander, with the whole upper.Peace for his beat. nne fo Mayo Adams, who stated that as the mone for this: building had been voted, might just as .well bt1: proceeded will Huildlng inspector JMeet'h sub nil tie two plans for the approval of th council, but they did not feel their selves in n position to pass on elthe as they did not exactly know the rp quiremcnts for such a b.tiilding. I was thought best under the circum stances to refer the plans back t' Mr. Meech in order that he might ge the opinion of the matron of the Sa vation Army'-as to their suitabilitj :Ie Is the same who luia unsigned the ;IB jt was thought she would kno1 'Irahd Rapids mi.the Athabasca during J ri about t w b re( u'ired he Y.ukon rush, with orders to record all who passed in and to turn back the uilelesv fools'who :had hoped to reach river In some toy boat with a grub-boat of biscuit. Now in the North again lie has put down notes, taken himself a wife, who 'had gone in to do mission work or the and !n his leisure mo- ments he raises- tomatoes and other a Detention Home than most of the Aldermen. He will then prepare plans and specifications for ,the building for the approval of the Works and Pro perty committee, after which tenders will be called for the Building. It wil be situated on two of the city's vacanl lots In the west of the city ou Firsl Hlreet south. A communication from Shepherd the while he imparts to his little son the splendid tradi- ioris of the force. Farther along down the Mackenzie, JDunlop, solicitors for Howard Case here is a dashing.young Britisher, as Asking for damages to the extent rim cap-a-pie as bis comrades on for d done t bflsc rol at Reglna, as alert for duty; and, I since bo survived, die can nient and contents by surface water ed police will one win- ter patrol, when, new io ihe country, he wandered off thn trail, and went without food or fire for a week In 30 below zero. A Friend of Kipling When he" was'living in comfort back home tills young man was a personal friend of Kipling, points the old regret, s I force as noted as anj mere fact that this police in t ie as from the street, was referred to the Works and Property committee to re- port at the next meeting as to what action should be taken. Fire Chief Hardy wrote in referen- ce to his attendance at the conven- tion of fire chiefs at Calgary, and also of the department's attendance at the Barons In the latter connection hf asked what action he should take n similar cases' in future. The Sec- etaiy was instructed to advise 'him man uho was to he the outstanding fig Stage as pulled thiough lire In thdt magnificent ill f ited strug gle with the inosth con spicuous on for his devotion to a small white habj coming out with he siimme Insgow hegira and bound for oh he cool manner iid not only a will of steel but n endei the nabj found It exploited it to the'silent d'lead ienfeth of making the longer pottages'of the police n the policeman's arms. It was he who in 1303 planted ihe 'arthest north, police, ftqg at Hersehell n the Arctic. He .was then known as has no Kipling or Service to make it I in song I Once for lumircd m les of a hip to tnke the question up the chau In the boats of'man of the" committee on fire protec- tbc North a small group uf passengers A-preliminary .report on the pro- posed gravity water system was sub- mitted, along with plans of the same but the council referred the matter back to the, .city engineer In order that ihe might acquaint himself with lie proposition, when make a further report. The finance committee I submitted ccounts to the amount of which was ordered paid, Ensign Laitllaw wrote asking for shaied meals and' drckionm i junior constable and his .unfettered prisoner. At Lesser Slave Lake, of the passengers, I eventually found myself sharing a.sJoat on the mail bags in ihe ambulance-like mail stage wit.h tho constable, and his prisoner, while the Are yon alive to the fact that real estate is steadily anciiig f We htn e good investments G'all see us. Wilkie Kerr INSURANCE AND COAL Off. BANK OF MONTREAL PHONE 123 Pincher Creek Farm Lands THE J. O. KANCH, S. W. COWLEY IMO itrn of whaat and hax landl "of Pincher Creek Dlltrlct. 1200 tern In ind crop acret more for fall Mwlnj; apltndld pasture and hay land New medtrn houM, totting AH'bulldinga In perfect'repair. 20 htad of harm, M cittlt, poultry, etc. New Can engine, plowt, machinery, Me. Convenient ihlpping polnta, it Cewlty, Lundbnck and Burmli. fnlght rates to Pan lowna. Thia flnt property will bt (Old tl ne of the inost remarkable men on the orcc. His-record after that was such that the North was fain to make a lion of Fitzgerald. And .the :not- given io lionizing men; it is as critical of hum m cffoit as i Scotch tion of a nev mhiJstct With the trag i idj of bib own ind his comrades death last winter it was again drlveii home to Westerners that there are greater things in the West" than Its wheat or realty; and'not the'force'a lone, but the whole-West n res c a. tribute, to these "heroes of ours For Western CanadaJias as proud a sense of proprietorship in the Mounted Police as it has In'its wHeat areas! Among the maps.of Western Canada issued each year at Ottawa, decidedly the most alluring is the one whose "rod Flags beckon from isolated police posts At police headquarters there IB a wall about covered with one of these nnps. The commissioner s.nrveys it is a general does a .mop of his field orces. Now and-again he transmits in a new red flag beckons n the North. Another detachment has leen moved further into the .-'wilder'- less. Year by year the flags advance on lie map, like intrepid, conquering fore- js subduing the wilderness reaches for civilization. And today when adven- turous whites push In to-the North catch ai every post a gleam of the po- liceman's red coat, as .surely as the gray walls of the Hudson's Bay fort, or miles of road heavy with .June rail Under the circumstance's, how could 1 he inosf. reserved or severely disciplin- ed constable maintain the dignity of aloofness that la en regale south of "ip degrees? Vet under no circumstan- ces, of .that trip did the .unparaded, un fettered prisoner lose the sense of he was in .the hands in .did the. young con stable fall for ;ni instant in his single' minded alertness to duty In another time on the white silences or some other factor of northern life so.work- ed upon the one constable that his reason left him. A comrade issignoil to bring him outside'made the i long, lonely trip with him "in mid-win- ter, caring for him with the utmost pa- tience and even tenderness. But the strain was too much for the escort and while the c.bauge to outside life restored the first to reason, the other succumbed. This sad fiicl was not paragraphed or dwelt upon in again is not the police way. The young fel- low's retirement into .the obscurity of an institution was full of pathos, yet it was only another item on the official roll of martyrs io duty, This spring, it wil he remembered, the :honor roll, which has been stcadih growing in official obscurity, rose in tragic fashion before the public; 'and a fresh notch was carved in-the glorious tally-of police heroism ate the last service of Inspector gerald's Arctic patrol, To the inspector, one of the most ad- venturous and distinguished officers of the police, a death whiles on duty would probably have been his own choice were given us in these matters. But even the most phil osophical soul could Scarcely hiive de- aired the end so soon. Yet after weeks of weariness and senii-stHrvalion what resignation and spiration and simple nobility in the nc, believing soul of the man, were re- vealed in the last words traced at-his st camp on the trail: "God bless all..'1 No. 1 Ranching Propositions acres In block, 50 per cent, tillable, running water on tract; only 18.50 per acre; good terms. 22-10 acres 8 miles from good town, 50 per cent, or more till-'' able; several springs on tract; per acre; good terms. Good half flection ou line, only 111.00 per acre. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771.' FOR SALE Bungalo, 6 rooms, furnace -and conveniences, workshop and storeroom, fine cellar, lawn, cement walks, surrounded by and shade trees; furniture goes with the place; 5 lots 127 ft. front-, age; on 15th Street South; a good buy; 15500, 11500, balance 4 years or 15000 cash. Apply to owner, at 15TH STREET SOUTH Studebaker Vehicles Represent Quality, Durability, Appearance and Value We carry a full line of Studebaker wag- ons diays, delivery (all heavy teaming wagons, dump wagons, con- liaclois' cajts, eto. Also a -complete line of lugli class Studoljakor carriages and buggies. Ask someone who knows what Stude- bakci means. The Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co., Ltd. 1st. west, Westminster Ed. free water arid light for the home foi destitutes on Fisher street. His re quest will be granted. A motion was passed confirming the appointment of A. C. D. Blancharri city engineer for one year at a sal- of Mayor Adams _asked if the necessary. ictlLIoners had signed the petition ask- ing that a liy-law empowering the city to borrow money for, nnd maintenance of a Carnagie Library Me was told that the'number was not yet sufficient, but will be signed up properly within a few days. This law is being prepared, and', no doubt be submitted In IJetoro very long. Chief Gillespie submitted "i's nonlh h report for Juno Chewing tlul J-l cs had been'tried In tic police point during the month 23 under uniie- ihe cilmihal fa ic Iho imount of 'jne3 collected J10S dog tax (IS pound fees 25, nnd license fees n total reven- ue of 51688.60. Ihe Winnipeg Trades anil Uulior Council will move to. have a niunici- v officer appointed for the city CANADIAN AT HEAD OF LIST Bislcy Camp, -July under contlitions which made lino niarksir-ahship iilmosl imppssihle hy ijnsly winds, being accompanied by chnngeablc light. Lance-Corpoial Trainor, M. 'C. I., .Toronto, hrnrtcd i.he aggregate in the first- .stage of (he King's priM today; thus.winning (he coveted medal of the Na- tional Kifle Association. Thn silver iiicdul being n warded the highest ag- gregate in the second stage on Fri- day aqd the gold medal to the King's man in -the final stage. FRENCH ANNOYED AT SPAIN'S CONDUCT Paris, .Inly Geoffrey, French ambassador at. Madrid, will return to his past this morning, Tho press arG aro.uscd over what it tails repeated Inmilta nn the part of Sitain and do- mnnds apology. FARMER KILLED BY BULL LIstowell, Oni., .Tuly Nanl) iln, a farmer living on the sixth con- cession of Minis, was gored to death >y an Infuriated bull lust night, while; ng to drive It to the barn. The lend 'body was round lying beside a club he had-used to fight It off. SPECIAL For 20 Days Only Block 89 (Redpath) Each Lots. 1 to 7 inclusive Lots 24 to 29 inclusive Lots 32 and 33 HARRIS OLSON Phone 1412 Room 4 Begin Lethbridge RANCH FOR SALE Consisting of 1900 acres of first-class land, only three miles from a live town. CktoiJ buildings worth 13000; all fenced; '500 acres in crop. Small ;.tbe land; good place for stock. For particulars and price inquire" of The Cascaflen Land Co. MACDONALD BLOCK. Sherlock 81, THE 1UGGEST SNAPS IN1AKMLANDSIN ALBERTA v Fenced. Stable, (etc. SO acres: in Spring wlieiit. Price 120.00 'perr acre. balance in Imlf crop paymenti. 500 in crop, Spring wheat, looking splendid 8 miles from a town. per Wa avmt'tple'ndld injpa' in raw land, clon to turvty, for froni to fIS'pcr THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. The Dowaley-McMlllait Land Co, ;