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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THR LETiiBntncE. DAI.UT SATIWUY, NOVEMBER 3. 1915 IN 1 FAR Bishop Strinitr and Archdeacon WhUiaker Return From VUit to Arctic Dawsoa. T, NOT. Stringer and Archdeacon TVbJttsker. D( tho Anglican cnnrch, who haTo re- turned from a Tlsll iloni the Arelle coast, brlni InleresUni reporls Gardlnc that region. Tlie' travelled thousands ot miles this sum- mer on toot, In canw In large within tha Arctic circle- They have written an account ol the trip from Fort McPharton HerseheJ Island and tience to Cape Bailiuisl and elsewhere, ot which el- tracU "Wo started along Arctic coul en July J? In a Mile schooner to rislt Iho Eskimos. Healing head winds for days, we met a lares, jroup ol klmos at Plllije Point, tie pi ice There Franklin bad sueh an unpleas- ant encounter with Eskimos nearly ninety years and a an escape at their Sands. But our ei- perlence altofttuer dUterenL Though It vras at the hflibt ol tie seasoD, sll bunllng, stopped during our thrceJays' stay anil they eave all rnelr allentlon to instruction and sen-lets. Seventeen persons ivart confirmed and substantial otfarlni iras made by the Chrtitlins tie of tie wort. Kersciel Island on July IS ire found another company ol Es- kimos assembled under lie care ot Rev. W. H. Fry and Mrs. Frv. vrho, In one year's residence had done much to train tie people In orderly bjblu. Alter due enquiry 4? raudldales This was the first visit ol a bishop elnro 190S. It IIES lust twen, ty years slnca Bishop Stringer, Inoa rler. J. C, with his wife and Infant daughter flrsl Vjrent into resi- dence at Hcrsciel Isltnd and. bejan systematic teicblcj of Iha Estlmos. This score of years has seen many Tbs n-hallnj flsel oi '97, coinprlslcg over twenty veisels, has nwlDoled to one.v Twenty years bgo 'the Island was -Hide open and the ar- rival o( a ship itis lie slnal for a debauch irhlci affoctBd almost tbe irhole population. Drink and dleease were destroying the ptopla. Today tie ll.N.W.M.P. ire In ciarfa tnd no liquor gets to tie rJaUves. .Equally great Is lie, transformation In' tne life aid character ol Individual Eskimos. .11 would be hard to find a more.Iaw- and rlehtllvlnf community .inywhero.. "Taking advantage of the Hudson 'Bay Company's schooner's eastward j voyage the'- Bishop the -Eskl- rncs' at Cape Balhursl and ;cbnfiruieo persons rdurlng a ten dsys'i ilr.r. 7t 'was' decided. Ibai Mr.' GlriiOF, canie 'joWn GnLt iasl should relurn'io that place .and accompanied by Hester. Thcy'wcat..by boat lo Cap.5 engaged1 a' native to take theni and Jlielr.-snppHes'Lo their des- tinalion. L' "On.tlie relnra ol the II- n. Co. ship Bishop Strlnger.and later'lell'ljerscfiel Island on Anmst 31' on tie relarn Jpumey. With whalBooat Qicy crossed the Delta and met a.group ol Eskimos at the south end ,6t Richards nine more persons Trere Thtn they 'relnrned to. McPherson by the inost easterly branch oMbe MacSen- meellng a'head wind spent ell days hard-tracltinf. .The Bleiop, In mucJvluckl and oTaralls, bareheadea and perspiring, took the shore oJ t tracking line. "A week; Tas spent at ky the Bishop In collecting Interfiling tho early blstory of tht. mlsEloD and by the Archdeacon IQ mountain journey. .'On 9epL 18 they.sUr.tad.for the For- cnplne .with 'sir carrlflrs. and sefen t'ogt, and In. four days' reached boat and. food supply cncheU at 5L Glair's ract. Ten days of rovring Vook the party to Fort Tukon, ivoere were entertained br Arcldeacota ElacK st SL Stephens Hospital. .The :-PorcuoIne Valley, seems well bccupltd hy while Fish were eiciwj- fngly scarce. Mooee were being killed fair nambtn aod tis Indians went nopeful of a jood season.. "Fifteen yeari afo tisre was brt cne Canadian trading post nortb ot the Arctic, McPberion, and bat one trad- er, John FLrtb. Since that time lhara have beta added (oliowlng: ArcUo HeJ Rlter; Rampart Houia; Old Delta; BaJL'le lilsnds; Anderson River; Fort !BacoDr and the Hudson Bay headqntr- tera and' depot at Isltnd. This year new post has ejljo- Tbhad Bl Shingle Point One or two Binall HChoonsra .are trading on Ldllr "On. account ol tho Ice blockade iiona of SlefaDsion'B ve.tsbis had re- tnnfed when the party left toe coast, .though, they .ivere cipected should l( ba'geis out bs the loeil commltle on the loan'bond. TliU con ulliee will be buey at ance, so pr< pare to purchtse Victory bondi. Our'Qwh Corrtjjwndeat) JUymoobVQcl. 3I--lMrB. Rouia, c -'Be fled fcy mem bori rt.lb'i proparlng par tth (6 tp'Bvinbnd'boys at the seas eelro a bbx. fnJm ipcil orrtfiaiiM. known Icdifrcf tad'liittiiolOgliLliis hten de tner Knlgh aaeirlV.- Me coegVli, Ctriilon Oil fi til friends v old amir of fur laleir'becn llvttoj tclurctd tn toitniiila The Qualiiy Goes Clear Through' TRI 17 PIT AD AMT1717 UUUDLIl IjUAKAn 1 sLsL I'WO reputations guard your .investment when you purchase a Gray-Dort. Two liabilities are your assurance of doubly- salisfactpTy use arid service. j V-.- Two instirutioiM striving.in. main-, tain-the foundation on been value to you, the purchaser. In Chatham, Ontario, the Wm. Gray Sons Company arid Gray-Dort Motors' one hale and solid at sijcty-two, the. other strong and in two years. In Michigan, since 1885, the .Durant-Dort -Carriage Company; since 1915, the'Dort Motor Car Company, Industry and its Builder Our fathers and grandfathers rode in GrayxCarriages found them built on honor and character.. In 1855, William Grav built the first of i built them so well that Gray quality became proverbial. Growing up in this atmosphere of big business, of successful enterprise, of worthy endeavour, was Robert Gray. .iiff y] Under his guiding hand the Gray institution has been builded spiidly 'On its original foundation- value and service to the purchaser. 7 I When others rushed into the motor car industry, -RbbefFGray-bided-his i. j Others ihe motoiist. _ Others ga'irieci the reputation of loft it. Robert Gray knew that -the 'car bearing his name must have the iame iinderlyingt'qualificationsas the Gray he. wailed. the Same Time, in Flint Paralleling the growth of in Canada, was a similar institution in the United States. Blue Ribbon, Buggies were .to Americans what Gray Buggiesiwere to Canadians. J. D. Ddrt, too, was building in Flint, as Robert Gray was building in Chatham. J. D. Dort, too, Was'analyzing the car in- dustry. s In 1915, .Robert Gray decided that a good motor car could be built and a reasonable price. 'In 1915, J. D.-.Dort, studying the situation from the same.angle, came (o the same conclusion. The two men met' Their identical views arid aspirations inevitably attracted them to one another.. They chose as the engineering groundwork for their organization, Elienne Planche, designer of the "world-famed Pugeol motor. They surrounded him with -men -of- equal calibre, who round out an in its man-power. V' After Such With'1 iiijiilutions so solidly founded the first built. Is it anyjiyonder that in three days the entire 1916 sold? It was to.'be'; expected that a doubled output for 1917 .was heavily oversold. The output for 1918. is doubled may be the Car for 1918 4 cylinder, cast en bloc. L-head bore 5 in...speed 2000 R.P.M.. horse-power 28. removable heads. Garter carburetor. Thermov syphon cooling..1 Westinghouse two unit starting and lighting Ponhecticut baltery ignition. Three speed and re- verse, selective transmission, with double row New Departure Gasoline .lank under heavy duty front axle. f floating rear axle, with forked tube torsion and Hyatt hearings. 10 in. internal expanding and cxternaicDntracling braLcs. 37 in. elliptic, rear 50ml full cantilever. Left-hand drive, 16 in. irreversible worm and wheel. Centre gear sriift.lev.er. right pedal. Service brake, clutch pedal. Accelerator'. Detroit demountable rims. Dominion tires. Nobby tread rear. board. Lock ignition switch.. Dashlfght, ammeter, roberail, windttield, one-man top, tools, equipment complete, Touring Car V fr.O.B. .Prices subject to change without notice Agent: JACK i, Lelhbridge t DEALERS IN, EVERY LOCALITY, LIMITED In the United States CHATHAM 1 ONTARIO The Dort Motoir Car Co., Fliht, Mfch. ;