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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta lN ROYAL ENGLAND THROUGH THE BEAUTIFUL ROCKIES The Band of the Wales Guards in State Dress ou their way to Hyde Park, London. (2) At the Empire, Day Parade in Hyde Park London. Krig.' Girls' Life Brigade marching past Prince Albert. (3) Empire Day, Albert slinking hands with" a youthful spectator. A new photograph'.of King George showing His Majesty mounted on his charger out- side t'he Royal Pavilion at Aldershot, England. (5) Horse Show at Richmond, of the competitors in the Donkey Marathon starting from Kew. Green for Richmond. (G) Fourth; of June at Eton, group of (7) Fourth'of June at Eton, England.-r-A group of the participants in their picturesque garb. HOLIDAYING THROUGH A WONDERLAND Our Is o station as Stephen, not ouEl have a good high start, for although passengers travelling throiigh the mountains may not realize' It, Stephen is the highest-up station on the 0. K n., and the highest'in 'good feet above "the sea-level. It :j less than a' quarter of a mile West of the "Great Divide" where all C.j P. It. paaseagerlHfiinSi'stop. Here', Is also the Boundary line between the provinces of Alberta and British- Columbia and tho entrance the. Kicking Horse Pass. -At first.our trail seoms but'a winding path. It is the regular'trail between Lak6 Louise.and wa are on now. Away over at our right tower the giant Ogden and :bcyond peeps Field. At Hector we come to Warila Lako which has its origin in the, very glacier and lake we are on our way to visit, about. S miles further up. It Is interesting, too, to note that' over there, at the Western end of the Is the beginning ot the famous Kicking Horses Oliver, the take at that.end narrowing to become the. river's mouih. Above Hector. a giant sentinel looms Mount t'athe- oral-Peak, 10.4U ft. high. still fur- ther beyond peeps the top of another mountain-king, ft.; while higher yet is ft Here and there catch glimpses ot vast glaciers, (perhaps the largest of all being on Vlcloria and and snow-caps laugh- tng'in. the racirtiing sun-shine. Before wo :leave Hector go a bit' out of cur way to follow round the lakes to a little whitewashed chain fence enclosing a small bit o( ground; n littlo lonely nameless mountain grave of a child buried faraway from all her kill, with the giant snow-clad peaks her tomb-stone and the- mountain-lake lapping grasses over the. solitary mound. Cut we learn has n romance, Ico, all its. to do with famous people at that. II' her shores that fossils and glucii'ra became After eight miles wr: .coino to our first Mecca- Lake O'llara. And llicn the awful rrandeur ol these, huge is above seems so. to emphasize the placidness and stillness of their nestling Trator-rhlld; (or O'Hnr.i. like many an other. Is u child of O'Hara'a beauty centres of course in the corner where the-falls and glacier are. But O'JIara is somtv v.hit of a surprise. The lourlat who goes on lil-i way thinking he has it All hi jbat ons bit o[ water that firet meets his eye, is cjuite mis- taken; for unlike BO many others, il ia-not a circular sheet that one sees aii in u Eiauce; but Instead it wind.? In and out alomst like n chain oJ .'Lake'McArHinr, Glacier and Snow, Canadian Pacific Rockies. decided whistle exactly .like a hu- inan whistle. The teiillemap of'our party whistled in return. '.Then came from all directions ..'answering whistles. Soon we'sce fury bundles, Srlfh'iong busby tails', a bit ipngcr and broader than, ppTCiiplncfl, scrambling out from' the Crocks. explains; my (riend, "commonly called here. There Is a bit of here and all about we noticed the hills ot sand the-marmots had thrown' rowing.. These ffluch larger than those thrown up byitie goph'ers. It Is said that marmots aro of considerable service to mcuntaia- goats, t'uelv whistle fwaruing them v .humans aboiit-M. W'. akcs. trail co bo Riant peak, feel, which guards Its cm Is thickly wooded to ths water's edge which adds, o! course much to tho beauty of tlie.ECene, Wo begin to realize that wo are mllta from, hurcim habitation. W< como into the open and thcro eltfl a nrat Illtlo rablu! We'know'it the Alpine Club cabin. ,HQVf. we do bios? that Club for leaving .trie, rtoors un locked so that weary. tr.iYcllers. may make .theinsclvos "at borrtc''! Soon we have a fire solns in tSe boxalov'e There aru even kladllnga and pape at hand. There nro bunks and mat hnvc brought o'.r own blankets and oats. But the govern rncnt has fitted lip tho f.dWn irltt low essential a {It la t.h.9 W Cabin at Lake O'JTara, Canadian Pacific Rockis. 'ark with Tiew, BSS, of befriending grub-reduced oui-Ists. Wo find tea, sugar, 'etc. .Oh goes fhc )an. (cabin and In a little he odour of Aunt Jemima cafcca bacon la pn'tling new life Into is. We wonder just how many tthcr weary, lraveller.3 like ourselves, have Bone into "raptarefi" over this crsion of Of-The-lioad" and blessod those who are responsible for tho, same, Tio r.cencry nl O'JIars may ircttier.lhan al McArthilr. but crandcur" ODO' needs to lako tills Iranian of 'two rnlks to Mc- Arthur, The trail in very In places so etcep and that own we are clad, both and ponies' sake, tor to mount hero and there. All about us new.are wild precipices, ravines and every here and there places "where big mountain-slides There fa ono particularly large one on the way that makes lift think of a big toboggan tull of enormous boulders, There IB a peculiar rocka hav- ing arranged themselves Into regular wall of Blp'ne, looking (or all M though they hai been built, layer upoa layer, by human "hands, Shortly after we left O'Hara In the inornlng I wos.startled by hear- ing' from th'e rocka somewhere about e, ehrlll clear loud I i r l stccp. rough our dis- Cataract Hector, Can ad ian. Pacific _Rockies? ;