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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta PageG The Lettibridge Daily HeraR Saturday, October 1.I9IO. By Bernard K. Sandwell COPYRIGHT jiu any way to the defensive forces of country, and the Militia Depart- JBiont has nothing to do vvith them, ex- kept that it'approves of them' highly. I They cannot .be reviewed at a military puraae, as cau cadet corps, which are attached to certain regiments raid are intended as feeders for the The Boy Scout is not expected to join militia when he grows up; ibut he 1 is expected to be vastly more useful in I 1; tJSe defence of his country if the need ever arise than the untrained. T. j ordinary civilian could be. In the two years old in England, now at work in the movement in Can- nature of _ things the best "Scoutlead- the Hoy Scout movement lias seen can rosily bo admitted; but itjers, in a country where the Scouts BCant twelvemonth pass by since its! Goes no; follow they are really; nave not yet trained up their own j adian boy's sense of discipline is not woraoie to the Scoutmaster of the strong, and he lacks appreciation of the importance of united effort. _. As the distinguished founder, Sir R. S, y. Badeu-Poweii, said recently: "The Canadian boys are a fine lot, and they system.so like the "moni- tor" system of the sreat English' sonools, and so unlike anything tbar the average Canadian boy has ever met with. Within three years the .earliest beginnings In this country, j lioy SCOUTS. and has -been the Boy Scout is a com- j or Garden Boy into thft Boy of .our city life, a much-; Scout is not a ir.atter cf .-discussed, and generally admired name. The true SCOUL has had c: merit in our education and Ft-nence in the work of scout ins. and'a picturesque figure of our woods Passed a number of tests, learnt ii'j and lields every Saturday. afternoon, j to build a fire without smoiie. :ir He lias made his appeal to the heart with the smallest rosrible m-renal sow to ambush 30 not. a try- him can be seen, how to and to signal, and do a lot ic-r .things that are and much more difficult thcr pretty on p-irr.de. Of c tniyjsand Torono boys, lor in !U-c-. nearly a thousand are wi1. the preparatory stages, and .ay recruits hare been worked r. :re that.great trouble :s iu getting competent Scoutmaster: leach them' the game. :-'or same that it is to the smseives, in the sense of oein. it is quite a serious r.ffatr i: Uicy.. it is as much trouble to r good Scout as it is to be s. 7icey player, and far more usefvi" it -is not a game ihat yoti c-- .Die in and shirk, tee molly coia'. d the loafer will not stay long ir, DHL troop under a good troop Scores of Ccmadian coys j it their troops before the eyes ofj -i evolution of he leaders, are military men, usually ofj engineer or signalling corrs, r jj u A. Busy Boy Scouis Around the Camp Fire a better idea of roughing it in idea- has spread to every .part of the ('.tie backwoods. However, they need and over three 'hundred thou- training along certain lines, and to be'sand boys are now enrolled under the ,o redoubtable "B. P." in the last i Chief and weeks, gave up their entire sum- J MAJ. E. R. WAYLAND Organizer Bey Scout Fort-William at EARLE C. PKiN-NEY Scout Master HalifaK. N. S. mer holidays this to stay at j hsve taken up some other branch j home where, they could get their OWE of soldiering than mere drilling and Grey Is its president, the may- and thai of their troopers, into j snooting. Some of these have shown the chief Canadian cities the Laurenuans, a tendencif .to direct the Scout Move- Tiie heads his committees, the Bish- 'i tiie sea shore, the resorts of the West, jmeni into channels more -purely azili- op of Jlontreal is one of his chaplains.. nad no attraction for these boys com-itary than, the originator ever -inteai- and .the only thing lie needs is more, pared the joy of tafeinir their lit- Jed. They hare sought to _ itie troop out" into the TV-GO near the j the thing; from, the top downwards, ir It is fliificuit to give the exact nnm-jcity CE a summer afternoon ana teach; stead of letting boys do cr ber of Scouts in Canada For one Sing them, how, to build a bridge out 1 ganizing- themselves. This wili -c-- taught courtesy. In Canada you need where there are 'so many different flag of Scoutcraft. Tnere is much more to" Scoutcraft than the -backwoods life and the state "FRUIT-A- The Outside Of Every Bo i lor All The World To See Every of Fruit-a-tives" knows exactly what is taken. Tite formula of this'famous fruit medicine is printed plainly on the cu'i side of every bos. We have stated many now state 3 Fruit-a-tives is made qf the juic.es of apples, oranges, figs anil prunes, with valuj ible heart and nerve tonics and antiseptics. Everyone knows that fruit juice is perhaps some do not understand why this is true. Fruit juice'consists of about 91% water, 8% of sweet principle; and i% of a bitter substance. It is the quantity of bitter principle in fruit Lhat gives the fruit value as a medicine. A.n eminent physician of .Ottawa, after years ol experimenting, found a method of increasing the bitter principle- juice, thus increasing the "medicinal or curative qualities. i The juices are first extracted from fresh, ripe oranges, a pples, figs mnd prunes. By a secret process, some of the sweet atoms are replace d by the bitter principle. Then tonics and antiseptics are added, and the hole made into tablets, now known far and wide as Fruit-a-tives." "Fruit-a-tives" is the only medicine in the world that i- j made of fruit juices, and is one of the few remedies thai have let their compos ition be known from their introduction to the public. Fruit-a-tives is nature's stimulant for the liver, bowels, k jdneys and skin. In cases of obstinate Constipation, Liver Trouble, Indigesi aon. Backache, Rheumatism, Headaches and Impure Blood, this -wonderful fruit: medicine when everything else fails. "Fruit-a-tives" is sold everywhere at soc. a box, 6 for trial box, 2 or will be sent, postpaid, on receipt of price by Fruit-a-tives Limi led. Ottawa. are many-cyclisis, electricians, abot- [Captain Birdwhistle, whose headquar- ographers and so forth. ters-are in Ottawa, a nd who is largely The movement is already {responsiDle, along i rith Mr.. to tae smaller towns, and. will soon if or extraordinal .y'spread of the The Scout Jdea originated in South and the Stetson hat There is '.he be found in every corner of Caasds. i movement iii that city.' In Montreal Arrica, during the Boer War. when its originator had .plenty of opportunity of observing the immense value of a scout's honor, that code which one has compared aptly enough the "Bushido" of Japan, a code with -cii woods ?.n- an obligation, to help the weak, to be -L-..._____ -HE UNIFORM e adian contingents particularly excell- courteous to all, to Oe frank and A souvenir of tnis origin may be aad cheerful, and always to i round in the Scout Yell, which is- 3 .freparecL" There is not much tal> about these things; the Canadian boy Sir csflen Powell Inspecting Boy Scouts at Fort William. He intimated that the Naval icsy ccoui neaaquar- be at Fort William. they increase every week, and Of nothing at all, and how to save a itself in time, especially as the almost purely local organize i arownins comrade in the most ap-jpatrols themselves develop tions they do not report frequently to j proved fashion of tie Humane Soc- capable of going out -and training new' '.any; headquarters. There were two; iety. WQen "B.-P." came through' troops in the ari oi' Scoutcraft j 2uiu shout or welcome, and is rapidly tnousand of them on para-ic in Tor-j Canada his favorite method of inspec-! In manv Canada is an Weal; becoming familiar all over the civllii ls not espaasive about his virtues, an- onto during the recent Exhibition, and tion was to ascertain privately for the Scout Movement. It is I ed wGrld. In 1907 "B.-P." put his last thin? in the world thnr Scour Montreal was then reported as har-jdate of a scout drill and drop in while1 full of boys who Irnow the woods and'ideas into practice at an experimental cralt should lurn 1S a Tllsn cnere are all sorts of presidency de: pariments. 'different classes 'of appropriate to Scouthcod, iv which, means a'badge of'honor for department... One' ofJihom. is the Aviation Department, which been the most popular in Toronto and, Montreal since tae recent flyin'o-.Tneetr and which involves tif iV VICTORIA, B.-C., BOY SCOUTS I-N CAMF. .from: Fublishehrs Press, Umitf-.l The Montreal-'district, for "instance. Includes patrols.in towns as distant as Ste. Anne de Belle-'' vue, 'Which'maie reports to the Mon treal and similar condi-1 uocs prevail around Toronto. As ;tJie llirst organiiaticrm '-work was by Col. Gardiner; and the active lead- ers are now Mr.JVigel Young, an Eng- nsnman- wltn- expel.-ience under 'the Edward J. Thorn, of tlie Fourth Meld Company 300, Winnipeg-, 300; Vancouver, I something of this kind was he The thereof, and are much more'canip near Portsmouth, England, with 150; Calgary, SO; Regina. 50: Haiml-j avoided dress parades, and guards of i capable than tb.s -English bey v.-hen some thiny boys, and developed the ton, 40; London, 40 and smaller bands inonor were a vexation to his soul. -inrown on .That there are three thousand boys organization. They are not attachedJment more than England. The Can-land a leader, and. these in turn ans own resources. Iniaea of the small aatrols of seven or in Halifas, St. John, and other cities, i Boy Scouts are not a military ether ways Canada needs the move- eigrlit boys, responsible to a corporal .MONTREAL BOY'SCOUT COMMITTEE ;ast Scouts settle in.the towns-ard-cities whic-h.have'n-o-corps ;o' fast will organizations arise'.-for to look-after..- The one great- i CAPT. R. J. BIRDWHJSTLE j Dominion Secretary Canadian Bey i Sco'.rts cneorj-.of aeroplanes, and iglbies, and the making of five yards. In ;ho West most qualify as horsemen; in the Eas: thsu j.O. E ..Chairman and Acting Commis-. the district. The Montreal i district is a good exaple the way Jin- which the movement is -being back- ed' by the 'best citizen's. Its Presi- lent is Mayor Guenn, iis 'iishop Farthing, it3 solicitor Major and its surgeon Dr. Tees. 'In West, Col. S. B. Steele, of the R. "N. W. M. P., has 'been the most ard- ent backer of the new movement. WOLVES KILLING SHEEP IN NOVA SCOTIA S., Sept. re- ceived from. Giants Lake and Argyle, tanning settlements twenty miles from here, states p_ large of wolves has made its appearance. One of. tha TJ--JS 'lost thirty-five sheep and another six. OVERLOKED LOOT O QUARV MILLION J. H. COLLINSON Organizer and Boy Scoutmaster, Ham ilton, Oni. is tue mok of loaders; and is recognized that the only way is or the Scout Movement to train own. The Dominion Secretary is In their r-artly looted near Av-. -overlooked illion dollars. this h? of the te? Houston, 'Texai, Sept. nurry the two men whr. Southern Pacific onaale, late just a quarter of packages of currency s sum' aboard the-oar at ;