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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 1909. Have you investigated the quality of the work turned out by the Lethbridgc 3team Laundry under the New Management The new company are looking after every detail C. S, FARROW, Manager JOHN HERRON'S CAREER !N WESTERN CANADA (Pinclu-r Crefk Echo.) There is in the- House of Commons one man who saw the great Canadian West change, from being the feeding ground -oi the buffalo and the hunt- in? ground of the Indian to what.it is today. John Herron, they call him "Honest John" iu the House, was purchase of saddle'and pack horses. got hold of an Indian guide. He rode miles over a trackless coun- try till he came, about Christmas time, to the police post which is now the city of Calgary. Ke had left Win- nipeg on May 24th and had travelled three thousand miles. There was at this time a trading among CANADIAN PACIFIC LOCAL NEWS RAILWAY Excu rsion fl.V.P.6. SEATTLE To New Westminister, Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle. LIMIT 60 DAYS Tickets on sale daily, May 29th to Sept. 30th. Stopover Privileges. For further particulars apply to S. B. MITCHELL, Agent. Lethbridge J. E. PkoexoR, D, P. A., Calgary the early fiwwfiffl I West. J Today John Herron jfc j ciuiftly. making laws is taking life and smoking the pipe of peace, but ho could tell you, if he would, a story which would be a first class history of the long- drawn struggle which ended in the pioneers of the station in conjunction with the police post. It was woned by one I. G. Baker and managed by D. Davis, of trickery were rare, but there are some. Once in a while some man would be suspected of tampering with his neighbors' herds. He was dealt with secretly but effectively. There was a Vigilant Committee which met nocturnally and quietly. The committee would visit- the suspect at midnight get him up out of bed, es- cort him to the United States border, and warn him never to return. He never returned. The after trie disappear- ance of the buffalo, stole cattle. One of Herron's cowboys once came upon the carcass of a slaughtered steer. He went to the ranch and reported, Her- ron and his men started in pursuit, who was afterwards the first member j the trail to an Indian camp for Alberta in the Federal Parlia- in the mountains, surprised and dis merit. Back to Civilization John Herron stayed with tiie Mount ad Police till 1878, saw sonu.- frontier. demonstrations with me and then came back u> Ottawa, i T7 i tomahawk, lit; went into business as a grocer and i Rebellion Breaks Out I armed the Indians and arrested four- teen of the thieving braves. It was j done at the muzzle of the Winchester and in the face of the murderous I the knife and j conquest of nature and of nature's G.-.L. Fraser. manager of the Royal j children Oll the wide prairie of the Collieries. was iu the city yesterday. John Herron was there wh.-n A heavy rain is reported at Modi- all was in the doins. H- was iu the i dealer- aildi xvllJ11 n- i settled a while. He was X- hl n llueople of Southern Alberta. NO HORSES FOR SALE AT CARDSTON Mounted Police Officers' Trip Wai Fruitless (Special to the Herald.) Cardson, June Brown and Young are improving the bar- ber shop by having it plastered and gasoline lights installed. Conxmisioner Perry and Major Bur- nett, both of the R. N. M. M. P., were yesterday for the purpose of buying horses for service. However, so few animals were offered that no purchases were made. Messrs. Robb and A. F. Dillinger, of the Railway Commission accompan- ied by L. H. Jeliff, drove from Spring Coulee yesterday. The object of the visit was to see the needs of this locality relative to railway mat- ters generally. Mr. Dillinger will no doubt, look after our interests well. Excellent materials, careful construction Sunshine Furnace is designed for ex- tremely low setting, thus giving good elevation to the warm air; pipes, which facilitates the egress of heated air through the correct pipes. Sunshine Furnace has maximum heating capacity so that every unit of strength is extracted from the coal, wood or coke aad fully utilized. Sunshine Furnace has mMJumm weight, so that as the furnace-is set in cement thif, weight makes it absolutely sacvra ia PRICES Get our on Corrugated Iron Galvanized and Painted Metallic SWing Metallic Shingles before buying el iewhere I We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'s goods in stock ows mmmrn cm Office and Factory Cor, IOW iti IOMPI! MEETS Telephone 158 Yard, Si FW 195 Sunshine Furnace b designed to be operated at ftwit far the simplicity and conreiiience of the householder, as the following Coal goes in through the main front door (D and ash pan comes out the lower front door water is placed in the pan at the top front door direct draft i operated near the. water pan door L 5H ftAtjTff'fifen thc dust damper near the ash door shaker at lower front door The HICK HARDWARE CO. LOCAL AGENTS The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company j Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET lots Nortii of the lailnud anil West of Westminster U. I FROM EACH TERMS EASY One.third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum llfeti Mini ud Irrififiii Ci (liitf LttfcWft, ft. ;