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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 'HtlD.AY, MAY 23. THK LBTHiMUDiJK DAILY I1KUALD PAGE NINE CANADA REVISITED After Ten Years' Absence f. A. McKeniit, Corre- spondent, Tours Canada and Tells Whit He Sees and Hears ARTICLE No. 2 By K. A. 1UKBNZIK iu iiic tlayj when Saakalooo vrai 'little more than a coUtnllon of a farmer rame U> with a cow for Bile. Jle sold 11 at an uiieipectedly hlfh Someone offered him a bit ol land. the mouey from Ibe sale or the cow ho bought the land, and opened a bold on 11, the holel at flret being a rough wooden Population wai pouring in. Soon lie founii .nlmwlf richer than he ever been before. to fa lie mlllloaaire clna. BtraBieri would Ibe hotel- aeeper poinled out lo Ihetn ai proof ol what men could do In lhe Wut. Bui (ho tale did not nod lhare; the boom collapsed. The hank Uemaidcd It mortgage money. The hotel-keeper oould not oren l hundred thoua- anil dollars DOW, so lue bank foreclos- ed. lhe nun en'drt up mlnui eren ill cow. Till la t typical tale of the wrong kind ot opportcnUT' that Die Wejl at- lordi. llaelllr levsrlthlj Tlie hotel erevf. Ho ti weillh ia about.at anaurlnE In batiks were forclnc''rnohey !OD racn i oa U.'la-at plonta Carlo. The In those bulll a blj brlcklreal W new West If wllh a Ihcitro'atlachtd.'Ho fc'id aol lungi. Monlhi najjeil, and ht returned lo.LoodoD on'.f to break down Than he and uts wlff n WMl and en the fonlhllla of AockfM to nuke a new hove where life ulibi poailbla for him. fHitS. learned Irom Hindi that Dick val lllll alif e .Vld "-11 i taf a auccasi In hfa oU protcnilon In oew laid. People from Iba ioolKllll whom i met In Europe were loud In his praltM and 51111 louder 111 ln rather form of ipeecb, waa not, the man .ihoujd have as moat to .aucccml in A pleasure it ii to Kave complete line of StylUK" ?White FoottfMr this seuoru Tlwri ire HigK Boots arwd Low and in'TTiaiij.1 "different the name on 'sole to uaure quality, TJdrkmansKlp rfiid wccellcnt 3 Tnalter wksre cr Jo, or go for Kolidays, tliece is a. at exactly occasion.- The Best SKoe Stores SC2KZJ the eouraa of my Jiuroey Ibis winter, I reached H.ckV i-lty. SCKIH ray arrival, there vcai z 'pbone that Dick WBS coming (cr me. Hfs home wae rive mllei out. an4 irai lo go there.- I found mr old Inalancd, rieod much ai But lug. 'I have ai drJTlng hit own car, and 'there a crisp coiiciieneis In.hla iptcch; a freedom or Judgment and a. nclelveneaB tbit J had missed before. .When I reached hie home I had Lhe lurprise of my life. A lie arty, og WOIDBH dropped her Broom, and urned Irom her home ttiks to greet pe. Thtre moccaelna pn her iivaadB shavti lhat she work- ed and worked hard; bare. a.wo- man of the open. It was hard to recog- nize lhe datoly iownawoman" I'hYd some rears before, the kilch- eu Ublfl two girls were -They wore iturtly and good open fr kit One tf tbetr dainbt- had tea. In lhe Dlck'e London tridlttoue .had made hem eiUbUib a drawing-room when Ibey first, carae liere. But it VKB eaej" !o tbtt (be kllctien was tie .uiual 'lying-room of the fa.rn.lTy. After lea i went out to the farm. The boreej bad lo he taken out -The daughter fkl- harebacked. There' wera the .chlcktni In'tnelr-irinleT fed, .and-the hundred, taBta'rOt a (arm, whichrcould riot be neglected .even visitor wai 'Vs 1'Our people want ua (o back on lone visit thii said the wife. "But you can picture me'now Billing in k dolnf fine len-fng and playing with life? I can't. If" would-choke me'. I work'over our farm irom half pail sii In the morntnt until'half Un at nlgbt, but I'm Liappier before. 'TiVhen1 we .flrnL came1 "Wesl, ioolt Dick's; t knew that we munt get away! from American doctor, and she was caeed up In pltiter of Pans for months, did nolhlug hastily. Alter month! of learchlng ue found thla fflrm. Wd bouchl It for stily dollars an itcrs; durlaf the land Loam we were oflerW 210 dollari an acre tor ft. Some meant to sell It ai town pjots. But here we resolved to build our home, Dick Itepl on with, hit 1 was lo run Ibe farm. Well I've run II. That's all. Dabs just crewjnto health. There, doesn't loofc ch the matter with her now, doeii The iQ'othor looked over the field where Babs was gaHopins at brt-ak-n'eck pace bnrebaclted on her fatorUe mare. wurlc. I have a woman to help Ine (n Lhe licuise, and Dick and Dabi help. AVe-aJl wort, and we work all time. .We hove Roue slowly. For money In hand. I only fnouyh to pay mj- fare, but 1 aa.d nothing, paid my 'arc. and goi on the boat. wiUi em ply pocket e. 1 got work helping with Ibe books o[ the colooy on the M'hen reached Saskaiooa J had enough lo hire a apd farl. hAuleJ people's ihlngG. So pot LloydmlnBter, acixjfs the prairie. I Tell London, people laughM tt me. D-d.' they 'wbat are you, a man of fitly, folng to do Jn lhe wild You're townsman. You know nothing ol country life.' Thej ware wrong. As a lad I was on tbe land in Yorkshire ind a Yorkshire1 farm boy doesn't ktioV a'oout farming Un'i worth knowtni- lot a contract for town carting. 1 did lhal I could. To- j day I'm a luade man. Twenty years i tvgo In tramping the wet j dreamed ot the It sepmed opening oul ahead. I'd I worted u bard an any man, but there was no chance, litre I found! my.chance. Any many another man Juit around here Kill (ell you the I tame tale-. .Canada haa made us." One hears mucb, In going over the weal, of .the man who ffilled. These! failures tie put dovn. lo three or four tauecs, lazlnen, ipecu- liilori or ibeer inlafortune- But eT9D lhe fftlluru Mnd freih oppor- tunities. .The' Tvallreec In my Sai- ka.tchBwan hotel WBB a type of fail- ure through mliforlune. She and her husband had plunged Into wheat lannlnf.'.There came Iwo had yeara. year all On July. 20th Blah Ing sheep breed'- few this year; I am furplsbed house in the city, p rote's si on bill thej'-iFarietiei auiiable (or ajid we will build up pur own You see our horses, rather, of that foal. Babe as here, and ia al- ready .talking'ibdut tnc prlre It Is bound lo win a I lhe sujnuior fair. We live In the open. We brealhe Baba rides on horseback ten miles' every day lo school In tbo city. I -plow my own (leldp. Our land Is' not too big for us La 'do .ouraelvea necessary. Can. you me golnff back to Londoa lo sit ID a drawing-ram, Eiy pretty things and he a dresaed-up doJl? Thit U ovefr We >imed that. lin't In we made a. deal, but. In'- London the '.nioney disappeared aim oil aa quickly at II came. ind heavy living. Here we don't much money. But we don't ,'need" IL Our land Is OUT own; UiaMon light; (here Is not the. on the outlaya of London are1' unkno'vni. very little ttme to'go lo and we hate no '.lo. Our own farm gives, us muchfVKat_ bund1, cpnlenl; e'uffi- cfchcy.' And our farmtng .80. m.ied Vlhat'one part can fatl i1" yet' the--others will pullj us 'oiijh. We face" lhe future un- across Manitoba, my neighbor In the smoker of the- train opened'' up cpoyersationi with' me. aren'l "No, .Canadian, tut I've'lived a long time Do you It from "Well, I there. They aarrlveil Item, seemed fleurfBblnp. their crops promised a raodesl for- tune. later iheir entire crop was ruined by tbe early, frost. They had lo give up Ihclr farm. Hut here failure need be only tem- porary. They wetit-Into town.. She jot work as a waitress, he In a ware-1 louee. At once they were earning J ertoiifh to ?eare them a good margin lo Have. Neil with courage re- galhertfd, Ihej; A TRUST COMPANY The an rage Individual little knows the -nany lerrlces per- formed jy Trust and how great 'i their Influence tor good la Lhe community. Beildfi handling tier manag propeilr, collect reals. itleiR Lo payment cf Taiea and Insuranc Premiumi. These and many other valuable aerr the Lrusl render, which ocler into erery daj life o Indlviduali, Hence lie Truit Compunr cornea mo e and more to lill Lhat place In lhe community to which Lhty ira nUlLed bj rlrtoe ol their railed form of The British Canadian Trust Co. ADMINISTRATOR, AISIONEE. ETC. HEAD OFFICE, til FIFTH SThlET LeTHBTtlOGE. ALIEflTA PHONE 1IU start again, (or the weal 1i the land vrhefe Fortune niay, someUraeB, frown, but ever car- ries a Biulle behind her frown. P. A. McKBNZIE. Reglna electors will vole at the polls ou the one-man street CRT by- liw. Your Will-Is It Made? j Your duty lo your dependents is to leave your affairs in the hands of a and reliable Exec- utor. This Company is both. Itie Trusts and Guarantee Company, Limited AND LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA LETHBHIME OFFICE: BANK OP COMMENCE BUILCHNU, J. W. MeNICOU, INSPECTOR. r Public Administrator jnd Official AWlgixc for the Judicial Dlttrirta at Llthbrldgt, Macltod, Medicine Hat, Calgary, Red Our, StaHler.' In England." "I thoughOsu. know "I know Hove[ to Kemp's Town." city life. He waa bia way back [.was apprentice In. LJ life, and baby was 111. It neemed I'd like to go back and see 1L again, that Bahs would nevergrow ut noLvto ,slay. i No, LltMe hpr- two thousand to a great Increase Yow Efficiency A Gray Dort will 'increase your will' speed up your work and increase: your recreation. Because the Gray Dort is a car that does tilings. A' car that takes you where, you .want to" takes you on time. A car that body, the deep upholstery, the long'springs, smooth out x Ride in a Gray it yourself. Thi ,Gray Dort dealer is at your ser- vice. 1 touring car Is the Cray Dort car with added re- flnemenfs and eitra equipment, IS always ready for instant lUSeitra; there nreaho a coupe, and sorvifo 4 Mdan. All prlcei f.O.b. Chatham end are'subject (o change without notice. :GRAY MOTORS LIMITED, Chatham, 1m isJ U.S. tfeltf Car lurance, industrial HfA- Insurarfcc, wcoXly' ppymenl'i' of few week encli X hard life.. I good Methodist, a 'haAdaman mission band? And I -workcxl hard nnd wasted nolhihg, Bll.iny work.I .could itlil icrapo'along. who Joined (o'harS miich OOPullRadUtoT; not boil on tjie eans Cmcoountf h Uial la o hove obKluUly'i'uriin.lid eJl poialbUl- tlM of ooollnt troubtai.- i ToAiUyapurcceatatha1 fuUadvantWeaof OB- Pulj oU cooltntf system, let ua make oompkri-. sona: You are [amujarwith end danders of lavm UM ol oil .coOUnrf. i nef it ao boilitsl to ffn' liotftH OUPall oil efallmf tfii r withoirirtf 'On mat ant It It OUPall audiof tftleat tueia OilPmll ell mUmf fytltft til lotdi wirm far law from loul uf it, loll totd. Tim Jaanfar .OUPall Uiftoolmr irrant. Water CMteJ trcctan I ns power and ooruUnt Uoublv. it'Hi Wwtf of trtr llrtinlal UK OUPmll ridiHor. Jncold raurt ditlx or brolMa a 'ptfitVm mftdfftitllKill or OU- FmileiK'Mil mftltoi mlwtfm tfOoitai tot detw QM ud ayatam. ADVANCE-RUMELY THRESHER CO, Inc. UP 3ALESMAN, 826, 5th St., LETHBRIDGE, Phone: 1777 List of Rumely Dealers in Lettbridge and District: SOUTH AND EAST: Allen, City. .Cdo. Raymond. C. AVFergUson, Cardston Morion, Warner River Co., A. Swenniimsolj, Bovv. '.r Tclnnrl laialiu AND WEST Mclntyre Hardy, Pick Orionv Burr and Underdahl, Manyberries James Beguin, Foremost J. J. Billingmier, Taber P. C. Buehring, Winni- tred Norrie and Fawcett, Medicine Hat Carl Benny, Irvine .L, Barons i 4 i r Champion Alex AnderionrOranum Wm, Foole; Pincher Creek H. C. Morrison, Cowley H. ;