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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 2, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta To Select From if Yca Buy of Me. BHRCHINS 586 acres of raw land near Taber, $8 per acre, on easy -terms. This is the best buy in Southern Alberta. 160 acres of raw land, 3 miles from Stirling, at $11 per acre. Easy terms. A 1 land. 320 acres, part in crop, 1 mile from Stirling, at $15 per acre. Easy terms. Good wheat lands. 160 ac. improved land, 10 miles north west of Leth-bridge for $16 per ac. Good terms. Fine land. 160 acres improved, 2 1-2 miles from Raley, 140 acres in fall wheat, crop and all goes at $21 per acre, third cash, balance in 5 equal annual payments, a fine buy 320 acres of raw land, 15 miles north of Lethbridge, for $13 per acre, third, cash, bal. in 5 equal annual payments. A 1 land. 15,000 ac. good raw land, 15 miles from Taber. for $7 per ac. Dealer in Alberta Lands and Lethbridge Properties. Room 1, Southard Block. Frog Lake Tragedy Solu Mate Survivor Recalls-Terrible Massacre. This Tho, editor "of tbo Vermillion Signal, Mr. W. II. Cameron, tho only white man who escaped from tho Frog Lake massacre, indulges in the following reminiscent sketch in the columns of his paper: Just twenty years ago on Tuesday March 27th, there occurred a few n^l'snorth of Vermillion one of the most tragifc events In recent Canadian hist.-ry. In the early hours of the morning of that day, the Indians of> Hig Hoar's hand of Plain Creos r'uso and treacherously murdered tho entire population of the Frog Lako settlement, with the exception of two white women and ono whito man. Frog Lake is a beautiful body of water just across the Saskatchewan lllver Immediately north of Vermll- emption Law Suit to become known throughout � C D Q IJillC |"V, tho Empire as tho gallant cotnman-1 V� T* 1*A der of Stralhcona's Tlorsc, and Hig Uear and his following wore routed. On tho 29th of November in thesamo | T|ip vlt.lHPV of lh(. Canadian 1'uc-year, six of tho murderers were |flc rn,hvuv \A,u>ra 1ht. judicial Com-swung from tho gallows in the K.N'. . llllUoo ot Uu. |.rivv Council, in re-W..U.F. barracks square at llattleford gttrd ,(j t|w illU.rprot,lU(,n of tho Ulg Bear went toS tony Mountain. duusi> ,n |lh t.)uu.Uir 0Xt.lnpUng ils in Manitoba for two years. Shortly |Qm]s froln tnxalUl, fur twenty years after his_release in 1887 ho died at _w exclt|n n , tlon, o[ dlHcuwIon llattleford. Ills youngest .on, long , |n WivU.rn CllllllfUl. grown up, now lives on on, of the , m. ,wl t.onU.sU.,,, nUhough by reserves in that vicinity. Another son, luiasces, the real instigator of tho Frog Ijiko massacre, now popularly known us Little Hear, roamK about Montana with a remnant of tho old foliwing of his father. Nnyokeesikopt.'njss, Four Sky Thun -dor, is tho only red man prominent la tho tragic afTuir who still makes tho Saskatchewan his home. Hi> served several years- in tho Manitoba penitentiary und now lives on a reserve no means ncml. was interesting und ecled two wore decided in the com -pnny's favor by the provincial Court of King's bench, and the third-In regard to which a distinction was drawn on account of the tuxes sued for I ring school taxes, the power of levying which was In force at the time ot the singing of tho contract- in favor of the school district. I'pon appeal to the Supreme Court at Ottawa the decision in regard to the school taxes was revorsed and those against, tho municipalities sustained, The .Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has confirmed the decision of The Mail Order Game (HV Spectator in Medicine Hat Times.) important, and the magnitude of the ^ , 10 l.()llrt and the ,p stakes at issue- was very considerable ^ ^ ^ Tho exemption from taxation runs for lands granted to tho company were ^ of t.i le taken In alternate sections of , . ' , -,,,?.,, i.i mum 11 u patent for each parce of land. The 010 acres, extending back twenty-five *..� * p ___ company is naturally well satisfied miles on each side of tho line from Winnii eg all the way to tho summit ofthe Jlncky Mountains. Tho frnmers of the charter, hud in view the possibilities that all the land withintho forty-eight miles belt from Winnipeg to the Rockies might not be good, and by way of compensation for do-ficlcnc os in this respect large tracts were reserved elsewhere. It was stip- ulnted in" the charter passed when the Conservatives ruled in Ottawa that the land should be exempt from taxation for "twenty years after the grunt thereof by tho Crown." The point at issue was whether the grant was. made 1$ the Crown at the time .,- t -o-o t. �u _ . near llattleford. Ho was n prominent Hon. In 1878 when tho government . ,,.,.,,,, ., ... , ' . . '5 _ ... . j , .councillor of .Ilig Doar. Wandering Ol Cnnadu, through its commission- .u. ....... ui � . ,L i � V �r ' ... .. T .... Chief, the war chief of the band and nf*. was trenting with the Indians � . . A. p ., . . 7 , .. . , tho man who began tho massacre by or extinguishment of their title.,n ehooting tno ,nrtlan ngont( Tom their lands of the Northwest Big ^ wo flf ^ ^ Hear was ono of tho fow chlofs who ... ^_ . ,,,_,,. . �. , . . ,. . ,. . died on the scaffold. Of tho two wo- rtfusod to accept tho terms which . . ' men who were prisoners, ono, Mrs. were offered. His independent stand ,,,,,_,,,,, ...J. , , ^� . . . , . � > , i Oowanlock, dlod a fow years ago at. attracted to him tho malcontotrtsand . ^ ^ ^ _ turbulent characters of other bands QM ^ ^ ^ ud ho soon found himself at tho ... .. , _, . _.. ,. ... T , . stlil lives noar Ottawa. Tho vhllo Head of ono of the most solectgroups % , . . .... - '� , . . . . .i . . man who oscapod is tho publisher ot. , , , , dfred scouitdrols that, couW bo col- ^ i>aper ' signing of tho contruct or looted between tho Re^Il^r and tho j T ; mu,lcl,�illilM was that taxation Hocky Mountains. In 1888. HigBear \ ^ lg8n lyQ7 should begin twenty years from the accepted the treaty at Fort Walsh, nu.ncricallv 'whnlhcr 11 wnH nw,,� when th� ,Mlt' �6,th of Map o Crook on the C P.R., �  ^"Wc�J��^^�^"� in the West that the idea oftholat-�4th htatolloww. During the win- , 6r of 1884-5 the old chief and his nu efowd of cut-throats were encampod | ^ cf tho ^ at Froir Lako. having on ono pretext 1 ... ... , , . . j: * , ' ' b. , ..,,. ,,,,, ,, country to loarn that within soshort or anothor failed ui> to that timo to � , ... ,r " ��"�"" �i ____ R tnno so a transition would take place with a victory that means a saving of disbursements that would have bcon of a very onerous character indeed, but tho western municipalities feci disappointment that so popular a moans of Ailing their treasurieshas been denied them. Throughout the country nl largo there may bo n feeling of thunkfulness that the days of land grants are gone. Did you ever order a paper of pins from a mail order house, und receive by mdstako u diamond tiara? Per-naps not. Hut did you ever order a dozen yards of beautiful silk ribbon three Inches wide, fast colors, regular 95 cents for 31 cents, and receive a bunch of mercerized rubbish of a color so fust that it got away before it arrived? � " 1 was talking the other day to a man who bad ordered a pair of Sunday boots from a mail order house and after wearing them for two hours he had blank buck home by tho lane entranee und rammed them Hn the w. p. b. He had paid (2.HO for them and he was two dollars and thirty-nineccnts mail. He was willing to talk of it for a wonder and he had gone to the trouble to talk to the mail order house. lenm talking, prayer mooting faced, fatherly prosjiector. and when I work ed out the salt there wasn't enough mineral there to take off the curse of icrjiiry. I hove spent $1,270 rushing to the opening of the Vukon or an In-diuu reservation, when tho 100 acres got wouldn't raise trouble; and still I haven't ruised u wall. 1 have traded with tough old sea captains on the shores of Alaska, and onco took a load of valuablofu�Fitn�H*irht oh tho ents to thu Mirious parcels wero is-sued. The contention of the western signing of tho contract, and they issued their lax notices accordingly. The company maintained, on the oth er hand, Unit the period of exemption ran from the patenting of the Jlniuls: ami in accordance with that | When Ma goes up to p� an' picks \ hair or two from off his coat, Whon Mu gets up from supper and (Joes up to l'n, who's sitting there, An' plants a kiss upon his brow. And sturts to straighten out his hair, She's going to ask for money. CnrilCHlLI, STOPPICD IT. A guest was looking-ovor the register at tho Drown Palace hotel yesterday when ho was heurd to say: "Well, I'll bo hanged if that's not about right." C. W. McClure the cashier, hoard him, and asked: "What's about right*" "This registration hero said tho i odhelp. said Indeed contention it refused lo pay the taxes. Tho patenting of the land in the eurly dnys van naturally n slow pro-co :s. for until tho Liberals cniue into power the West, did not (ill very rapidly, and there was no disposit -ion to hurry the company in making selections. Since 1800 it has pro  coeded fur more bris' ly. Tho (lovern menl has bisistod upon the company selecting its lands, und has proceeded to b'sun tho patents promptly, so that in the event of thu exemption clause being decided in tho com- | The Urund Trunk Pacific willbuild pony's favor lliero should bo no ad- now elevators ot Tidln und Fort Wil An' asks about his health, an' if He still has got a sore throat, She's going to nsk for money. An" then if 1'u gets mad an' suys: "This foolishness iH mighty quee You ain't a kid no longer, an' 1 wish you'd get awn.v from here We know Ma doesn't get it. -K. A. (!. in Toronto Telegram. " Canadian Pictorial In view of the show of the Automobile Club of Cnnada, which opens in Montreal on April 0, much space is devoted in this issue to motors and motoring. There is an articly on the sport mid another on what to wear, and even the jokea  revolva around tho latest moans ot locotnotloa Thu illustrations include cars of tha years of the past, an auto, at tha foot ot the Pyramids, the Londo* motor show, well known Montrealtrs in their cars, an auto, in a fanngrard an auto driven for hire by a woman in tho Paris boulevards, an auto at un Irish castle, while the cover picture shows a car climbing a hill cov. cred with n deep mantle of snow. Other subjects are not neglected. Thousands have not yet received a picture of Miss Maxwell, tho heroine of the Hochelage school Are. A full page portrait is given and also a falonging to the occupants and tok- tho num. Mci'luro smuoci. --jnuovu n prisonervflVfiry white man in tho it does," ho replied. Thon h� noticed place. Before 11 o'clock thoy had j the Initials. "What do you suppose ishot all these men down in cold this M. C stands for?" ho asked, .blood with the exception of one who j .At this juncture C. H. Churchill, ^|ras in^^e^seryrcf ot tho Hudson's chiof clerk of tho hotel, who teaches t..^. p^^y an(| f0r that a Sunday School claBs, �topj>od' up Tho wives of two of and stopped tho sncroligious discus- dltioiuil advantage given through tardiness in this respect. Test cases were prepared and the (Jovernuuint docUkxl to boar the cost of contesting thorn. Feeling was very strong in the west on the subject. (gceaon escaped. |flio murdered men wore also made sion prisoners.?On the 28th of May, Just liwo months later, General Strange afriviM o^th* soeno with Col. Steole -From tho Denvor Post. ^- The long distance telephone Is in- staPed in Nanton. for upou8 �'� Pictures, Eaater in the goods roll. ICooloy cure ever." You ore a mercantile '.churches and the Awakening of Adois, Adlns, For Ham of two and a half million bush els' capacity each. St. Lawrence. In the woman'a de- Ipartmont, Easter -weddings and ea  tertaintnents, spring millinery, the Yes, tiiats all very won, ana a tot latest modes, and invalid cookeryare if your merchants laugh and say "it ^oait with from a Canadian woman's serves you right, buying from mail point of view. There are the usual rdur houses," and tomorrow a tra- ! patterns, new features, Jokes, etc. \cl,er from Winnipeg or the Kegiua j The Pictorial Publishing Co., 143 itnndnrd culis ou you and you sond St. Peter street, Montreal. Ten cents of town, 'a copy your printing order out when both omces in your city moot or more likely bent the prices quoted you by outsiders. It's a funny rule thut doesn't work both ways. One dollar a year. � " on the question of Morality among our public men, "Ralph Connor" re-F.very month the local papers refuse 'cenlly wroto to the press as follows advertising of mail order houses for j "I have the honor to have a slight fear it will interfere with your busi- acquaintance with Sir Wilfrid Lw- noss, ami vou either don't spend your ier nnd have followed his career, with i money with the local paper or you closo observance. Mr. Borden, kick about results and send all your 'has nevor been my pleasure to nonet money away. but his reputation is well known to I_4,_ 'all Canadians, and his record at Ot- tawa is open to political friend and It is one, of the bright spots lit our political sky (alas, all to dark labor officials regarding esenl situation. the day with a promise of a bed and _^ ii fifty minute wait for meals, i lliiilding penults for $20,000 were hove bought enlarged photographs issued in three months in Red Deer, i'""1 l��rt *7.�0 *' bul 1 Ralph Smith, Ml", for Nanaimo, , II.C. refused the governorship of tho {o� Yukon. Dr. Mel lines, M-P.P-. '">- Brandon today) that at the head of each of tho groat political parties stands a Tho C.P.R. cur shops may be lo entad at Edmonton. still whistled and looked pleased. "I once bought a sailed prospect jtrum an old benevolent looking, so- will bo appointed Provincial Sec re - man of proved integrity, of stainless lory and Minister of Education for reputation, and of. lofty purpose. Manitoba. I Further, 1 beg to say I irmly believe mhms that the vast majority of our publ c lied Deer's new fire hall was opened with a grand Imlb mon are men of High character �n4 i i solid worth." ;