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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MAI' 3, 1917 umiunnxiB DAILY PAGE SEVKH ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF THE HUDSON'S BAY CO. The foUowJiJB are (lie Ihrco prlio Winning CBfiaye lu II10 senior CBsa.y competition Ju tbo schools im tho Bubjoct of "Tlio Hudson's lUy Co." IEI con lie c Ho u with Iho coli'biu- Hoi o[ Iho SHLh anniversary ol tho company. Tbo Judges or these essays Kev. Canon McMillan; Mr. II. Church, M.A. and Mr. 0. F. Utetcher, Tho winners verp Katie L'iEco, Sandnulsl and Alberta Uufuer respectively. FIRST PRIZE Written by Katie PIsoo. age 13, jrrado 7. SI. Uaall's SUUr A teacher. Tlio jiow venerable1! Hudson'd May Co., which wo today as hav- ing a history ot nearly two and a half centuries had apcnl Iho first century of Its rule GBtlsflcd wHh Its place uf pic-cmlncucc on tho Fhorc of lluil- f OU'B bay, In the year 1GGS. the first trading of tho Iludaun'tt Day Co.. enter ed iho bay Trow whldi llto company derived Its name. Their first lort was built Hi tho mouth of Iluuert river and a number of posts were tsluuHsbeil along Its shores-. TMs vcnturo proved so sui-ecssful thai In lG7fl two other slilys were Rent out ind tbo eamo year Kins; Oharlea II, fa n ted B charter, Iticorporaljiig tticm us "The Governor and Company or rtdi-onliirwa of Knglaml Trading Hudson Day." For mniiy ycara their work wns confined lu the Elmros Iho Iludbou hay, hut the pressure of Lornriclltlon forced them Inland, Dili] at the height ol ihcir power they had established posts from Labrador lo the Pacific and from California to the Arctic. Now llic Indiana and even tin, Eskimos brought to Ihc Kr.gllsh trad- n( York Ptirlnry and Churchill Ibo martin, fox and beaver ah in a which were cauehl on Iho rivers Iri the vast Interior. These were usually .c by tbo women and children, while thp men followed the deer, buffalo arid the for. U'ltli the Increase of neir adventur- ers Iroiu foreign It became evident lo the traders of Hudson Lay that now opponents would have to be ilealt Amongst these were Ihc merchants ot Montreal, form IDE Ihc Koilli also lliC'Mnrklimt Co., and the X. V. Co., and IIOIL> who looked towards the fur country as a new field of advunturc and profit. Accompanied by some Indian guide? they made Ihelr way Inland from Laki Superior as far as Ihc SaHkaiclicwati Krom Ihls.poinl n norlhcrn inovumcn ivas planned on the Kuflson's [Jay Co. lilcli would cuL ofT (roni Ihcni Un great hortles of Indians ivlio carnc down tbo western rivers to llic forts on Hudson buy. The year 1821 saw more council prcvnil and the various com mlcs were unite J under the nam MroraLlo was tho rciHirl fit-lit back to Koel'diid Dial Ihe king g ran tod tho c-lrjrlcr of "Tho Company of Adventurers Tmd- In Hudson's Thus did this great company begin. Canada, I he fur Ira Jo was con- lrollt'1 liy the North Trading Co., whoso members now resolved to destroy their norlhcrn rivals. Ihc of 1CSG a parly of IUL-II hiartcl out from Montreal for the Hudsuii'a Bay fort, Fort Huycu. So Hutldcu wa9 their comlni; that For I Hayes anil a number of other forls fell, bul restored In 17J3 by the TrcHly of Utrecht. The conquest of Crcal Itrilatn brougTit about an eallic clrjuEO In tbo fur Iraile. The French officers M-ithdrcM' from Ihc country, und lor a while the Hudson's Day Co., (ha-J no rKols. Soon, however, fioino I Scotch fur traders came, end Ihe pronBorlty of the Hudson's Hay Co., was again Ihrcaioncd. In tho Montreal and S'colrh fur tradtra uultol uiidc-r the numo of iLe Nurili West TradliiK f'o. At first j tbo Hudson's Bay Co.. aul iho N'orlh' Trading Co.. were lui later on as lha compoUturi grow kec-n- cr, IIio frlpjiclllness greiv ID vjoltnrt-. Thelts and brutal assaults were frc- quenl. In Iho Norlb Trail- hiK Co., and tbe Hudson'-; Hay Co., unllrt) under the name or iho Ljitor. Tho Hudson's Day Co.. ihn IlrlllFli eovprnuJDut for ;i ol Vancouver island. Ixiril re- ported In favor, BO In il was grnnli'd 10 Hie I lay Co., imdT condillon lhal rolutiuatiou wtulr! he ciicouragcd. li wa.i found that settlement was not en- couraged, so In 1859 It was lakct) Tbo Hudson's Hay Co was asked to give Uii'l uiidi-r wlso pres.-iiiro from tlic HrUIsh par- liament Lliey Kavc il retch ing in return one-twentieth of the land IvJiiK eoulh of North Has- katchowau- AVhatcvcr may bo yald in ci-ltlclsni nf Hie Hudson's Hay Co., ono etiould reiuenibr-j'-d. t.'iat Jf il wero not for their thkt luctors and pipiorcrs, Cunada not have been held for Great Britain. Additional Classified Advertising I SECOND PRIZE Written Jby Dammar SanfJrjHiat, ago 1-1, grade 8, Central school, Mr. David- son, Icacher, GroscllllcrK and Iladlason, two lur Iraders from .MonlrcaJ were really the firel founders ot Ihc Hudson's Uay Co These two men had made severa voyages up Lake Superior inu> the country beyond, where they had ice Ind tans who told them of a large bod) of water a great distance to Iho norlh They became greatly Interested anc auxloli? lo opiXc a voyage and (ry to tliid It. In this, they failed lo giln llic jiort of (he French company, and iiftrr trying to get aid from Boston nm Purls success, at last sue cecdert In England, where. Prlnco liu perl, cousin of Charles II., berttnie In .lerealcd and fitted them out wllh Iwo email )ji which they .sa reacted lludson hay. At Iho so nil of Ihe bay they biiJU Forl CJiarlea RII York Factory. Mere they traded pronicibly wllh Ihe Indian? and after receiving a charlc from Charles, formed Ihc Hudeon'i Bay Cn, Tho Iludflori'a Bay Co. continued In flourish am! prosper, bul they wen not long wiliiuut rirfeia. After Mi fall of QueUc, the French compan) hroXo un. but some Independent High landera Joined together and formci North West Trailing Co. Fo mnny years those (wo com panic riuarrolled with each olhcr, ind otlci (lie quarrels ended with bloodshed Selkirk, one of Ihe lenders of the Hud eon's Hay Co., Jiatl tried lo bring rrldcra Into Ihe country, conlrnry I Iho wishes of Ihc So (bo, would not unite while he lived, bul n his death (fio great union inntl and Iho two comr-intca Joined lo form HID Ono grand company under Hi name of Hmlson'fi Uny Co, In tho year 1S69 they gave up thel conlrol ot Itupcrt'a hnil, nnd ihcl nonopoly of Irndc, hut In rciurn re cclved one million and a half dollar? rmo-lwpnllcth of Lho 1ftnil soulli of Ih Norlh Saskatchewan, nnd the rfghl t keep their posU and trading jirlv llogei- ThTft grcfll co.npany, which tht fCAr (s cerobralJiig Its 247th tftthifar Ifi lodiy one of (he EVERY Paplr SET of the new Encyclopaedia Britannica in the entire world that is still unsold IS RIGHT HERE in America This great work, written and edited by the scholars of the v.-orld, is the accepted international authority on all branches of knowledge. Conse- quently, it has a large sale in every civilized country. But of all the sets printed on the famous India paper, the only ones in fhe world still available are the few thousand now being sold in this country. And these will soon be all few at the outside wiD tee the very latt set told. Thousands of sets were sold in Great Today it is not possible to, buy the Britannica in that country except at secondhand and at whatever premium is put upon it. just as it is helping tens of thou- sands of others. Every set offered in Australia is gone. South Africa is "icld India is "iold out" Japan, where more sets of the Britannica were sold than of any reference work in any language, is Argentina, which led all Lafin- Araerica in sales of the Britannica, is "mid out" in Cuuda, the only teti that can be purciiMed mtut be tent from tbe United Statu. Yew hare the opportunity ftQTfj lo acquire one of Ibete lut Kb of the Britaanica printed on genuine India paper. But only for a few weeki longer at moil because the remaining sets are sell- ing fast Orders are coming in from all parts of the United States and Canada at an increasing rate from day to day. If yon let thii chanct pott, you wi0 rfoer have another to bay work printed on beautiful India paper. ItUNOWorneiterif you want a set More thin sets have already been sold in only a small frac- tion of (tin entire slock remains. You cannot delay and expect lo get a sel. Therefore we you to net immediately. No one should buy the Britannica unless he is convinced that it would be useful to him. And in your case YOU are the one to decide how much this Library of Knowledge would help you in your business or work, This great work leads to the high- way of Success it not only gives you practical information on any subject, but it increases your effi- ciency. broadens your point of view and employs the scope of your activities. It has a dollars-value because the knowledge it gives you increases your earning power, You need the Britannica for a hundred and more reaioni. You certainly owe it to yourself to find out all about it before you order it And if you then decide that you want it printed on beautiful Iruiia paper, K ine time to il _at the specially at- tractive price at which these very last sets in the world printed on India paper are offered. Yon are not asked to pay cash for only to get your order in at once wilti a first payment of one dollar. You can pay for it in a limited number of eonvonien'. monthly amounts of as low as for the cloth binding. And you have the use of the books (29 volumes) while paying for they will be shipped as soon as your order is received. But you must act promptly. Every day's delay lessens your chance to own one of these very last sets of the Britannica printed on genuine India paper. You must buy it 7 -m Never I 1MUW TtMM wV> ft U llOTI Mr Iliii JtncrM OrJfr Itrm, will W kf.lly bindinf lo rmm >n for jam, ju( You tee and leare ordert at: The Red Cross Drug and Book Co., Ltd. SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., CMc.fo, 1IL Flnrn reserve me K( of Ihc "Hindy Volume" Uritinnica, prinlcd on genuine Indii I enclose 11.00 M first payment. Send me an order form wlilch o sign ind return Immediately. Street led Number. P, 0, AMrns. H- (U J'Olt IJII plily .Mc-Kcli'lc JtcUuli-.- t'OU LOST AKD FOUND Twyiuii y iJox il.- raid. Of IlUjIil'J jr _ __ _ l-'u'lt oirr.iso IJ all ready (ur 12S1, or wiilo I'. O. llox -'nrtll purs': (orjlnli OUTl'.-r UKky -hdi-.t or Tr.n'cii. S'i'l- llcuirn Kallitr Mil I." -c-. ARE YOUR ENGINES EQUIP- FED FOR SPRING WOHK 7 We are equipped lo handle alt kinds of repaln. High grade at a rejsonable price is our motto. We Guarantee satisfaction Our Price: Are Right. N1VEN BROS. 210 First Ave. S. Phone 1732 cr, almost iitw. Ave. B. FOR "tone" vitw at our storo. tcieril organs- from up. n-u-.'r-. Hull 2rd Ave. H. II. C. Salmon. indiiaL-or. n VoiTiTiioAiiiitKii-'-'-Voiiiriiciciy oitr- hauled. Kiewart bom and otlior ae- ceESorlea. One era re 11 Si'.'O.O'i. Sujierior Supply Co. llilb St. and ju.l Avc. 3. ShcUanJ pony, fectly peiitle to drive or ride; also out Einill carl and harness. I. McKcnzlc, I'lionc FOJt KooJijIaeksnnih uui- Block. rc-nl n-as- onablp. No oppOiilloi) in tlii.- pood growing town of Manyberrlrs. Alta. For particulars write J, Mast, Manylierries, Alta. r'aiTada's "bc-ji. escol all OTherd in iiurUy, and ijualily uf and t.f design, Inspecilon invited. .New show room, Hull IJlock, ?.TA Ave S, Mione CGL'. 11. C. C. Salmon, manager. v UHV di.llhrs n-.Mrd. Tal.tr. Alia. ill L'- jiiuaci LuJ. Hi wrtfd for iu- ftii'tiimiw IcaditiK 11 rc-iLiMery. Mrs. M. S; X. 11) ro .v a nl fur In furiuVtloif to ret nvtry uf une bldck O un riEhi I V on U-ll ttiiffh. .-bout JlV.i llis. f'lf1 SIM .STKAVKn-j'icii 1 bay sliding uiih brai.l on left Potatoes Wanted CAR tOTS OH LESS .1-. st bs Qood sized, sound stock. riione 732 or call al Sniinders Iluy and Grain Co. 1221 2nd Avtnui S. WATCH FOIt important auction sale Ijv Frank Conlonts of well fur- nibhed residence llib Si. south, in- cluding bnaullful nianotortc. brass beds. maliogaDy lurnilure, etc. Frank Waddinglon, tho auctioneer. bellows; also a number of wood split pulleys and one bicycle in good riding order. Also wagon mailo to order, wa- ter tanks, motor delivery plow worii. Hand saw work, wood turning and blacksmithlng. A. Harding, 1401 1th Avc. Norlh. on left I high, tiliod uii four leel alioul His. Kurt I Ju-mn-y, HjiynioinJ. no on ktt a ttar cm head, 1 weight ulio-ji IL'UH Ilia, siii.oii reward for rfccovtry ct Lurl Keimey. Raymond. wliIic on uj-pcr liu ami Branded V on rieht ihigh. Mack yearling on right shoulder. 5'i.OD reward Ipril for ['nformatioii leading to re- covery, Arthur Kcslcr, Neiv iSy. lon- P. KING'S AUTO LIVERY The Arcade Ilcmm's Anlo Livery 24 Hour Service Capable Drivers Phone 1312 Dallas Hotel FOII stock llranUord, Cfo-Aii uiiii SiuinJaju 'uicyclcz. Fitted with llunlon Traclloa Tread Tiros and beet equipment throughout. Prices ffom to ?uu.QO cash or eaav terms. Second hand cycles always in --vtock. Repairs and accessories. I.cth- bridge Cycle Co., 110 FiCib, Street S. ____________________________99-0 THIRD CANADIAN WAR We arc now able to make Imraedl- ale delivery oi fully paid interim Cer- tificates at a ptice of 05% and inter- rsl on Dominion Bonds, interest at 5% due IsL March 1937. Payable 1st oE anil 1st SejjtenibGr at any hranch in Canada. Denomina- tions ?Hin.OO, J500.00 or (1.000.00. Strictly F-ibjecL lo bale and advance in price. Trust Co.. Your local bond house, 315 5th Si. S FARM TO LEASE TO section, 3 miles east CtjRiciaiu; 5. B. i3v ac-res al- falfa, balance lias been farmofl; terms half Jiay and 2-.'{ grain croji (o jiarty lensing. No buililines on farm. G. F. Thometz, .Alberta. 109- -12 IIANCII TO Thousand acres fenced, good bnildinea and corral, good hay mcadoir, soroe cultivated. Jots of open range, miles from Piiichcr Crock. yrar. I pay tnies. Write or (jJionc K. D. P.ir- cs, Pirehcr Creek, Alia. n reward for return of Fcven. head of two year old catlle. Hunch consisis of '2 red steers, 2 red fleers marked wUh white an and hacks. 1 light red and while heif- er. J roan licrfor and i red heifer All biandc-U II II (connected) Dn riEhi nhs. strayed from eight mile lake April 10th. Liholy wiili 5 H or cal t Jo. Froporl lona 1 rewa rd for return of any or for infor- mation lead Jug to recovery. .mittOD, J.etli bridge, Phono iw A mm m AD. euns ELKS CLUB Alberta Block Rending Room, ritfog Room. Bil- liards. HcEuiar meciingaj lal end 3rd Thursdays. Visiting members wel- come, W. L. Cfsrh. Exalted Jluler. frfgttt, Room 4, Alberts Block, Secrciary. 6i) acres "lirJEateilTT miles east of Lclhhridge, -10 acres al- falfa, ,10 acres TImotto-, balance st hle. Will conaidcr selling. In- gram, Albcrla Securities, Lclli- brldge. Phone 1245 or after G p.m. phono 4SD, fi TO ncres, CO acrca cul- llrateri. House wilfa four rooms, stable, poultry house, two good wells, 3 jullcs from Grassv Lake and cJcva- or. Tersis. one-third cropH Act im- mcdlatrly, W. F, Kelson t'Comra 1C Fifth Street south, LcUihrfd Mlorla. TclepTiono 121-1. r WANTED TO RENT! A LARGE MODERN HOUSE NEAR CAR LINE. Would Icnso for n number of years. llox 40. Herald. 121-0 SUPRUES AND ALL KINDS OF ELEC- .TRIOAL WORK- W.L, McKenzie Co. PHONE 637 718 3rd Ave. S, The Hudson Auto Livery A big Six Cylinder 1 passenger car. One of the bcst'aad moat comfortable cars In Iho ctly to ride in. COUNTRY TRIPS PREFERRED Residence Phone Day or Night. Day Phone, Palace Confection- ery 668. "Meet us at the Palace." Hsta! Auto livery OVERLAND AND CHALMERS CARS NIGHT AND DAY Phone Clerk, 717 101-0 CARPET GLEANING Vacuum Cleaning In all liranchcs. WILL HAYTER 1101 11th St. S. 1830 I'AKM LANDS 1'OK SALE -i- niock of selected land In Township 5-13, W. 4th. In Humi- lities ID suit rmrclrjscra al per sere. Liberal terms lo nclual sell- lore. Apply to Owner W..H. CLEVELAND Saskatoon, Sask. "FOR SALE% Fully modern house on 6lh Ave. A., S. Six rooms and bath, full ccncrelc basement. First class condition. A snap for cash or would consider termi. APPLY: CONYBEARE, CHURCH, McARTHUR i DAVIDSON 32-0 HuULujfvs AUTO UVERY Lcthbrldge, Alberta We know the country thor- oiishiy. We have had the experience. is paid far. TRY US. Puone 1206 King Edward's AUTO LIVERY Phone 1016 FARM LANDS Ot the liny Company and llaifinry nnd Edmonton Lan-l Co. FOn SALE .The H. Macbeth Agency ii DAIRYMEN! You will find n Steady market for your cre.im and milk with us. Highest price returns. We can supply you with cnna at following prices: 5 gallon cans 8 gallon wins 95M uj fcr prices. We arc agenli for the BEATRICE CREAM SEPARATOR best on the market. Easy to operate anil saves you 25% to 40% on Ihc Ini'.ial cast. THE HAL DAIRY UC, LETHBRIDGE Atlas Transfer DHAYINC OF ALL KINDS Office Frank Miles' Boot Store Phone 1717 117-6 DRAYING 0! All Kinrts WesternTransferCo, Limited P. n. Freight PHONES Office........... 1163 Stables 1064 DRAYING OF ALL KINDS PHONE 1M4 Turner WitchcH Offlct it Ktnmdy'i 410.11th M. ;