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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta FOLLOWING UN HIS GRANDFATHER'S FOOTSTEPS rst tm m ft' m ISi Kcl-jrcs cf Ca-.ada i'jrh} Ktyal tf list (1) The Parliament Buildings, Quebec, the official residence of the Prince of Wales during his stay in Quebec, (2) His Rcval Highness descending a Timber- Slide at Ottawa. (3) His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales shooting on the Prairies of the Fai- West (4) Tlie Prince of Wales laying the last stone, of the Victoria Bridge over the St. Lawrence. (5) The Government Hous.e, Charlotlclown, P.E.I. (6) SI. John's, Prince of Wales landed at St. John's. (7) The Prince of Wales in Canada. Tho Orangemen's Arch at Ont. (S) Departure of the Prince oi Wales from Plymouth for Canada. (9) The Prince of Wales at Quebec. (10) Departure of Prince of Wales from Port- land, Maine, for England. (11) Grand Canoe Reception given to the Prince Wales, on the St. Lawrence. Piclum by kind pcrnfcffon the lUxilraiti don iYr-j. tiii 113 There art In Montreal to-day who the blsteTlc visit o( II. II. H. Prince Albert Jxlward o[ Wales, to the Can- adian Metropolis In 18G1, There are etill fewer who were privileged to lie festivities Incident to that visit, bul n'.iii hers and there remain elder statesmen of Montreal who re- collect the Irllllanl ceremonies with which the Hoy Prince. later became Hint Edward VII., was received by the loyal population o: Montreal. At that the city ww only a village as compared 'with thi metropolis of to-day, and Its popula lion was miich mort pronouocedly II wculd be linl ia conceive i greater contrast than that presentei 'by reception lo KInr Ed ward's grandson In 1919, end Iba given the then Prince Albert IMwar In 1861. Whiskers and steamboat were then the predominant features while few nil win is existed re el as prlrultlre a lyp< is (be tavers sported by (he nobility. The lanadlan Pacific bad not been Ireamcd of by the tand 01 Ereat po- entlal dreamers of continental pro rcsa who wore, then in their buoy- ant V'tilh. Since then the linr en- gines, mostly burning wood, with a ew coaches of the primitive ago ot rallroadlos Iiavo given placo lo the alKslecl train wiui monster locomo tlvo cajiahlo ot baullns a million pounds weight of the present Prince at Waifs' train wllhoiit a r'est-nt Prlnco of Tv'ales wll travel In his special more comfort than his grandalrc could ainucklngliam Palace, and wllk conveniences unknown lo tic allies of 1861. On August 18111, Prince Al bc-rt Blward of Wales was efllclall welcomed -at Quebec City. He barked for Montreal on the iteaww Kln-slon, the best Means o( Irjicl- Ifif Arrivlm at JloMreal on 2Rh, Princ! Vi'slted Ihc inhibi- tion, where special performance! rere given In his honor, and later IE the day proceeded lo tho recenllj completed tubular Vlclojla A. Tdilnd of festivities of the most nolablo hfln; Ihc ball given In honor of the Prince ol VfiV-n by the citizens of .Montreal or the nlghl of Monday, There being no dnnce hall Ura< aoucll tho citizens blllll an immensi pavilion for the. occasion, 'hlch was lavishly decorated. tit were no fot trots In Therft ]ijt, bu guanVllles, lancers, willzfi and olhor formal terpsichorcan cx< erclses, Vat the chroniclers of llmo recorded that -Prince Alborl E4ward darced Incessantly until well afler lialf-pait four, and ;