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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIXTEEN THE LETHBRIDGE DAIIA IIEIULD. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER THE NIPIGON COUNTRY (By Henry K. Wlcklleed) When ths generat'on now yassiug e. comfortable hostelry at Orient Bay were school children, they learn- which the angler may uso as his held- from tho Geographies ol that i'aj that the St. Lawrence was iue-srtsf These developments clplain why river of easleru Xorla Imerlea. and the like and river was considered of il drained five creat lakes: On- sufficient Interest to be worth c larlo, Brie, Huron, Michigan and Su- stay [or tho Prince ot Wales, as a re- jerlor. That a iiilh lake liy lo Ihe nonn of Superior was well known to the Hudson's Bay Company, had trading posts upoii Us shores, but ibe sult of whose visit the. beauties and attractions ot tlio Nlplgon co'Anlrj have come inora prominently tho public. Tea lake is SO miles long nirlh Bay Company south by -15 wide. Us water Is Iv not lo ba communicative 'of crystal I'-jrity. The surface Is stud- Us territory. The general pub- ded with islands. 11 is bordered by 1'c had not Interest In il. anl h re- high blulfs and rocks, and Us shores inalned Isolated until rediscovered are Indented by numerous greal bays. --1 riaiiy of them almost landlocked. Mclntyro, Chiefs, Gull, Onmbika. and Orient Bays' aro themselves largs and almost dctecbed lakes. Into this trca't basin flow- a number of large rivers; the null, the. Poshko- kogan, the Wablnosh, Cma.bika, Oua- man and Sturgeon, and mfiuy smaller ones. .Out of It Ihe waters flow as the Ntplgon, pouring In limpil flood over the Virgin Fa'lls, and through a'auc- cession of lake expansions, alternat- ing; plber falls nnd rapids, finally and mapped 'he Ueolos'.cal and railway surveys about 1S70. These eiplorsrs brought down won- derful stories ol Ihe slie and strength and numbers of Us fish, and Especially ot lie trout-, and, more ind wore as jssis wes! 'l was visited by ipprtsman fishers, firsi by twos and threes, and then in greater numbers. it was rendered more accessible. The river draininR Iho laic became verhaps the most famous trout stream in tho world. The riling out aci ruldine. of life population at the Eouib shoot under Ihe bridge at Nlplgon lulding ot Ihe parties of anglers be-1 village -and lose Identity in Lake'Su- cams a permanent business and avo perlor. In the comparatively rhorl cation for the population at the moula course of 30 miles, they descend 2iO -o! the river while and red. The ans- feet. The Virgin Falls, are only one lers made the ascent nt the rirer in canoes the best The- i-oailerfal lake Itself was koonn only to the few, Tbl.5 laborioQ> ascent of the river fe DOW no longer necessary, Canadian National Railways have a line along Us very shores and hare, established a series. Cameron's Falls, the Split Rock Rap'.ds, White Chute, -.oria Falls, and Hamilton Rapids, be- sides several minor rapids, are all lerlous interruptions to canoe naviga- tion, and would be beauty spots even with tamer- Surroundings. Their beauty is much enchanced by the rug- We Sell Victor Records The Willis Piano Co. 707 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH' "His Maker's Voice" RECORDS Brighten Up Dull Evenings AH the greatest trtists ready to eotertmin you when you lave ViArote. 9fc for 10-in-, double-sided Sthn (We'll Sow fc Dry Knows (Awl NofaxtlSeMM to Cant Wifcfr .18413 Orotim Some Recent Popular Records 1SX3 "Dear Old Pal ol Mine" .........Sraith'l Orchoslra "Utch You Look in tho Hczrl ot a Smith's Orchestra 1J5U and Sea" by Henrr Burr "Tears" by Charles Ilari 18563 "I'm Glad I Can Make You Henry Burr "After You've by Marian Harris 18513 Maralado Blues" Blues" by Original Dixieland Jazi Band IteK "EffjptlaLd" by Six Brown Brothers OInk'' by SIi Brown Brothers HIM "Hard Times Come Again No More1' sung by Alma Uluck 3 Risch, Limited 1 iALMORAL CLOCK, LETHCRIDOC, ALBERT A. ged s'raudeur ot Iho gorge, and the brilliant coloring of the precipitous rocks wblch enclose- it- Tile fundamental ol tins Nlplgon country Is Archaean, but over the older rocks there has been cms remote period an overilow of .'olcanlc traps and basalts covering many hundreds of square mMes, and called the "Anlmlto" series. This points. This covering his been crack- o( points, leaving what some o( the ge- ologists call a "dissected plain." and these rifts are ol great deplh and ei- teul, although often very narrow. B.if3lllc overflows, Je cooltej, crystal- line at right angles, lo the surface, which in ibis case was almost level, and Iho i trcais away on Ihcso cleavsga Hoes leaving verti- cal cliffs often several hundreds of feel ia height, and It is this vertical cleavage witch gives Iho rejlou its peculiar nnd almost unln.ua scenery. Through ono of these 'remarkable rifts the the Nlpigon basin found their way from "Orient Biy to. Lake Helen. Then came the glacial period, and the rilt damned up by au enormous accumula- tion of sand, gravel, and boulders. When ihe Ice melted tho river found .a new nnd" more circuitous course through a parallel rift several miles i farther west. As a matter ol fact it probably found two for a time, for from ChfeTs Bay there is oniy A'nuull portage with an almost negligible sum- mit into anolher Black Stur- geon, which runs Into Lake Superior several miles farther west. The peculiar outlines aliore. alluded ito are tboso of flat-topped hiiis with vertical faces several hundred feet high, end lower slope oi broken roct fallen from the precipices. Uut il Is not Jn outline alone that the bills are remarkable, nor in Ihelr height, al- though that is the greatest In Ontario. Tha coloring Is wonderful. Trap rocks are generally dark In colorKbut thev are strongly Impregnated, with Iron which "weathers" red.. The lichens which cling lo.their faces are yellow. The spruces on the plateau ire a very dark Ihe blrcbEi on the talus slope a much, lighter .green, shot with the- silver slreaks ot 1 the stems. The lake expansions oE river are of various--Bades oi blue, pending on weather and wind. Tfco im of tic rapids and ol the tills ot purest white. The attractions ul tie Nipicon untry nre not confined to scenery d llsl. Its summer climato is de- htlul and healthful. Tho days nre nn and bright, aiid the nights too Id lor mosuuiloes. Its people ure tensely interesting. There are the la Rondes, descendants of a noble ench family who have Hied and ided there generations. Tiicro McKIrdy, a pioneer storekeeper, ader, and outfitter, who has lived Xiplgon tor over 30 and ide a and who krco-vs ery Indian.and Lalfbreed in In? dii- Ict, and manages them in his kindly ay as nn one elso can. and love m.' And there is Xell McDongal ho manages the "Lodge" at Orient ay. He has seen service with the .B.U., In his earlier days; knows and ves the wilderneis :thoroughly, and pins interesting yarns about his u eriences, and Is pre-eminently the git man In tne right place.' Anyon? onleat wUh comfort- and simplicity, nd-not looking for luxury, and inter- 3ted la things nuile alien lo" metro- olltan life, will, find the .Nlpigon ountry and Orient Bay a dellghtfu ace for a summer ogling. EWYffiLEI Al the city police court, on Friday, and Thomas appeared before Mag- istrate Irvtn under summonses for fall- Ing to supply Secretary I'leetwood. of the 1'ubllo School Boanl. with, a list of employees BO that they could be assessed for tie M poll Lax. The summonses wero Issued as a warning lo all employers In thai the filling In of Ihe forms was often dls- roordttl through carcUsintai. Tali was the ticuse submUted la tlcuUr cttec, and the aummoofrei were wlthdniia vUh m Intimation from Ihe fonni filled In and forwarded to the proper quar- ter. POTATO FAMINE LIKELY Nov. (o otticlal made public today by the department ot ubqjit Imiheli of poUloes been frozen In the (round, meanloc a losj of about ROOQ.MO. This Is nitterltl reduction from the figures glrcn out JO mo, but tho cjMuisted j'elM this year was only five mhjion or two minion bUBaeU loss lUau lisi A snow whye Ueer was found ftusht in a barbej fenco nor Pa. Look al Tongue! Remove Poiions From Stomach, Liver and Boweh. On Opm Co. 3H91 Kra Sd) Rcuuriu Gutvn (Op. 45, No. 2.) (Violin) Borr-Cfmlw MtJItj fm o1 cf Ordi. 18615 Fox OfL-Sur Hear them at any "His Master's Voice" dealers by Berliner Grui-o-phoet Co., Umifed Montjul Accept' "California" Syrup of Figs for the name California oa packers, thw.-you are sure your is fcaTiiiE the best and most arm leas lasallre or" physic for the 'ttle stoiaacb, lirer and bs-s-els.' thldren lore its delicious fruity taste. Full dirccllons for child's dose on each ottle. Give it without fear. PRINCE Of Ireaks in on Discussion G. T R. Biir-Meels All The 'Senators We Are Showing Complete Lines of Walk-Over Shoes for Women They reflect everything implied by theii' 45 years o{ merit. A Shbie Service We Aim to Give Service is more than a mere wprtl in our Shoe is" the spirit of the business. v Our growth may be explained by the fact that we hold old customers while we make new friends. And we hold them by nolhing more than coiv- sistently good values and up-lo-date styles. But you cannot pass jugdment on the style smartness, the leather quality and the measure of. good serv'jce we offer until you have see_n our slock featuring The Walk-Over for Women and the Slater Shoe for Men HUFNER, The Shoe Man THIRD MERCHANTS BANK Big Values From a Big OTTAWA, Nov. conlinuin; s speech opposing .the G.T.K. til! enator Foster said he hail been pres! eat of the am hamblr Hallway, part ot the Ccn ral Vermont eyatem, and- from thl osl he bad resigned becaase of his pposition lo the proposal of taking ver oE the Grand Trunk and as a mailer of principle he. bad made a acrlfice in the Interests of the pub- ic. Senator Foster-said he Iiad also re- igned as a. director of the Canada Car company because, that company makes cars for (he Grand Trunk. oaftGldeon Robertson then pave otlce that the amendment to Clause would provide that (he value of Lock, K anj, shall be fixed at an mount irmch at four per cent, will not jJeld a riJTi'dcnd In excess of five million dollars per The amendment further provides thai Inc Ixlng of this nmount is not Lo bs aken as an Indication or admission as to Lhe.Talne of thei'alocfcfl to he ar- bitrated; I; Senator Robertson ''explained that he limit of the award, as (lied by he amendment, waa larger than that provided for In the amendment of rli.ch motive Iiad been given by'Hcna- or Lynch-Staunton, but ec'nator from Hamilton had not taken cognlz-, anco of R considerable number of Grand Trunk assets. These, the mfnlalcr txplalncd, pertained .lo stocks In subsidiary com pan tea, owned by tho Grand Trunk nallway and In ret' lo which nothing appears In Ihe Grand Trunk report. Senator Foster asked'If provision would be made for taking Inlo con federation undisclosed' liabilities ot the Grand Trunk. Sir James Lougliocd replied thai such would made. It would be the duly of the arbllralore, he Raid, lo protect Ihe public. Al this po'nt the Prince of Wales and party arrived In the senate, and proceedings wero susptnrlca. Ills Royal shook with the sneaker and with all thr> ra ember a of ihe upper house la attend ance. It is not only a nutter of ttUfing with us, ft u a matter of value and tenrke to yon. We know that r never have buflt op the bnsbiess we have without giving our value and efficient service coupled with mod- erate Right now we are interested enough m your welfare to help you by reducing the prices for a limited time on merchandise just when it is needed most That you appreciate this is proven by the generous way in which you have responded to this sale on the opening day. Jamtd _ I'Arton, general passenger manager of L'nc In tern all on al Marine flayfl fs not yet rcaOv lo celvc owing '.o (oyd Coats Coats Coats EVERY COAT REDUCED Your choice of any Coat at and at a redaction of REGULAR PRICE Your choke of any Coat at and at a reduction of off REOULAR PRICE Your choke pf any Coat at and at reduction of off REGULAR PRICE Dresses Every Dress on Sale Your choice of ouv entire stock of new Dresses at sale prices. Crene de Silk Drews Tricotine Georgette Dfems Jersey Dresses DRESSES FOR ALL OCCASIONS OFF REGULAR PRICES OFF REGULAR PRICES CASHMERE HOSE Ladies' Dlack Cashmere Hose In BIZGB to only. A llmlltrl quanlllj- liui Iho vnlue is sonilcrfrfl wlicii you con- elder Ihe price. Special thl3 week, MEN'S UNDERWEAR SUnflcld's I'uro Wool b'ndtrwcar In two- piece ferments. Jlcavy rlbbcrl 'weave tar cold USD. All sizes. Regular value. Special Ihfa week, MEN'S GREY WOOL SOX Men's Iteavy Grey Wool Sox. Vntues Ihnl arc worth easily double tile price we flak, for them Ihls week. Worth at least ralr. Special Ihls wcfk, pairs 7........, 1.00 FLANNELEHE BLANKETS Cold wcalher Ihnt you require these for comforl. ore Iho slzo raarlc. covtr the largoat bctl made. They nre worth to pair. Special this LADIES' COMBINATIONS l.arlles' Kino Xall Weight Combinations, made In lull slr.es. Thcso aro mndo wllli high neck and long sleeves. Worth, n r ft 'easily garment, lor.......... fa.OU WHITE WOOL BLANKETS nig double bed Wool Blankets, mnde from riuro wooi ]n good wearing rmallty. Thcao Ulankols are worlli erc.lt >le.il inoro money, bul cold wealhcr mmia you reriu're blankels. Regular 512.50 vnluc two years ago. Special this week ABIC NEW STOCK REDUCED WONDER VALUES FOR THRIFTY 'SHOPPERS ;