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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald, Saturday; October 8.; 1910. ID MIKE TRUCE EDMONTON MCTICHANTS DECLAR- Eg TO BE PLANNING INVAS- SlON OF CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA That Central British Columbia" will bosom e as well known and popular fou tourist travel as that portion of the province adjacent to the Canadian Pa- cific Railway, the opinion of Hon. .'.Mount Stewart Elphrnstone, brother of Elphinstone, Who has just com- a trip through the upper Fraser Hon. Mr. Elphinstone journeyed from Ashcroft to Soda Creak by motor, ac'd thence by steamer to Fort George, the trip being made iu excellent time. The scenery along the Fraeer and Ne CANADIAN CLUBS By Bernard K. Sandwell COPYRIGHT 1810 BY PUBLISHERS PRESS. The Canadian Clubs of 'the' various cities of Canada, 'which to-day. tute the moot -iKoitiva existence for and ing public opini'on- upon all Questions of national concern of party began history in 1892, the Canadian Clu'b of Hmsiltoa, OnL, was iouafle-i by Charles R. Mcr.'ullough, originator of the 'idea, with the Assistance AV. i Sanford Evans, then a Haiqiltqn news-' paper man, hut later a resident, fjavo bek The scenery along the Fraeer and Ne- '-f- chaco Valleys, while different in char- and now mayor of the. West icter from .that- of the more southern j metropolis. tliero nre'Jor- the province is almost equal- ty-one Canadian composed of ly impressive, and permits more es- tended excursions from the main routo oi' travel. Hon. Mr. Elphinstone was accompanied 'by Mr. Hugo- Ross, of Winnipeg, who in an interview last week with-The Province said that de- velopment was proceeding apace in the northern interior, and that they met repeated Indications of the activity of the railways in developing tie -country. South of Fort George they mot voy-party which was mapping out the country, to be to addres 'them -rr----------- is one of the mosc notable honors tfcat can toe extended to ;any Canadian-or visitor, and their membership, which by-no means represents the scope of men, and eight composed of .women, scattered all over the land in city of any importance in" the, Domin- ion, to say nothing of the Canadian clubs which- havij grown, up in Can- adian colonies m i.ie rreat cities of tne United. Statos and Great Bri- tain. The resolutions, of .these, cljiits rank among the rays: important' of public opinion in 1 ho line from Tort George TO .Vancouver. Pending the completion of railway- transportatioh greafc improvements have been made in the government wa- gon roads through the section. The .new road'from-Biackwater. to ..Fort George is practically completed, -aai.Y is in, and .if 'is prac- ticaUy" certain by" next Rummer automobiles will run continuously be- tween AsTicroft and Fort George over .this .fine "road. Both Mr. Ross and the Hon. Mr. Elphinstone expressed appre- ciation of the progressive policy oi the. Provincial Government "in open- ing up new s'ectiocs by means of gooci roads until such time as railway trans- portation could be provided. Both wera j enthusiastic as to the future of Fori j George. They stated that as Caradr j as a Dominion, and British Columbia; as a province, had seriously set tc, work to develop the northern interior the establishment of a comnier i cial center for this new "territory, war a certainty. This would natur ally-and inevitably be located-at point convenient for railway and terway transportation, and they agreed j that the topography of-the countrv will compel its location at the June tion.'Of the Fraser and Nechacq-Rivers i _ Mrl. Boss stated that -he had beer 3 in "Vancouver when the present i ;'v.was no larger than Fort George is now I in the light, of the'development he .had witnessed here he believed thai i anything in the way of development -.was-possible, at Fort George. Mr. Ros; i that .the farmers in the Ques nel district appeared very jprosperoir be, My at feo a.'toff and their" oats at V! and 6 cents-a pound. The district is r j splendid cattle country, with abund j ance- of good grazing land. All 'ha' the district needs -is improved trans to-make it one of the bes' farming districts of British Columb'a i The people of the Fort George cc.un try are supplementing-the efforts o their representatives in the Provincial and Dominion Parliaments to secure Dominion aid to the improvement of the Fraser River. -The dangerous Fori George Canyon they desire to have, improved, and they also want to have the .Nechaco River dredged so as tc be easily navigable under all condi- tions of water. Mr. Ross sounded a warning to Van- jouver merchants as to the business they at present 'hold in the For! George country. He stated that Ed- monton was' hot en the trail Of rhic business. The Edmonton i C. "B." EDWARDS, President London, Ont, Canadian Club comodatibn. The Hamilton influence still continued working, and among ;the charter memfoers of many of the 'clubs, which -followed close upon the be seen the the Hamilton Toronto' success V may of JAMES S. BRIERLEY, President "of the-Montreal'.Canadian Club Toronto cltfb, its enormous merobtr- shlp, soon appear in a more conspicuous manner. It was to call upon very -distinguished perioni to deliver its Dr. Gold- win Smith, Sir. C. M. Hays, Earl Grey, tneir influence, is over South BARNARD K. ton example was followed "by the mg: of any other city, and then it was OT ing to the energy of Mr. Sanford club is a loca] onomous, and-- -until- --a. year ago all efforts to form even a fed eraiion bad failed entirely. At pres- a central committee, foster patriotism by encouraginr the study of the institutions, history, arts, literature and resources of Can- aaa, and to Can- aoians-in jRuch for the welfare sn-d. progiYiss crjthfi Per.inion as ma' which is more or less advisory, and j Do desirable and expedient" i Kudyard. Kipling, the'Rt; Hon. James tfryce and -President -Eliiott were am- ong its, earliest guests. In' Novem- -ber, laps, it afforded an outlet for the' j expression of the profound feeling of dissatisfaction over the award in the j Alasjcah Arbitration, by tendering va- great banquet to Jfr. Ay- Canadian asbitrator.-who f had refused' to sign the majority re-. port. -Ottawa and Gait- were then the only other "cities 'wTth Canadian clubs: j but the following, .year (1904) .saw the rapid exterLsiph of the movement to I cities of ra'fl' siz'es and "in all .provinces. i I'he idea -was -already, a proved sue-' .cess. i vvniie, devoted to the development of Canadian Nationalism, and looked at asKarice" by many in the early as in-stituttons of dahious the Canadian' clu-bs have, as a matter of fact; -never 'done anything that was in the least degree'caleulated to weak en the British connection. They have ustened.to speakers of .all shades ofi the Canadian Clubland of FesJsration club' who -had left1-1 that '-city, suci as JUieut.-Cdl; B.' .Morrison, D. S.' 0., ,'of Ottawa; of Montreal, and many others. The -infiuence of .-the HamHion club'-- had spread gradually and quietly through the'personal work of its mem- bers'-and! of. wno-Knew of its That of the': chants-plan to make this territory trib their soon as the e Grand Trunk. Pacific Railway reaches Tete Juane Cache. Wheb this is done they propose to ship down the X; (From the Vancouver Daily Province of Sepr. 26, 1910.) REAL ESTATE District lot 932 at Fort George is BOW on the market and surveyed into lots and registered in the city of Kam- Icops under plan number 796. .property is situated in the centre of this coming city, between the town- site and the various subdivisions, and CHARLES R. McCULLOUGK Originator of the Canadian Club idea, and President of the Harrii.'ton, Ont., Canadian Club. does not in any way-trainmel the free- dom of the local bodies. The extreme of the the .'simplic- ity of its ideals, :s oao of the reasons for Its widespread success. John A. Cooper, then editor, of the Canadian Magazine, and now of'the Courier, was the first pres- ident. It was here that the luncheon M The favorite form of meeting is a -ictea ,W3S first developed, about 1900, "Business men's a light juid in- ledinirfr- gave an expensive meal, followed dy a condens ed addres by some recognized auth- ority upon his own special subject, the whole 'Concluding in time "to'allow the 'business man to get back to his' vocation almost as early as ordinary. It is this unique device, for utilizing the time when city men are' collected together in the commercial centre which explains how the- Canadian petus to the membership, which'- by laOT had risen to and was be- coming too large for 'comfortable ac- A. BUCHANAN, P., t-rc dent Lethbridge Canadian Club adjoining the Indian Reserve, which CHIOS are able to asemble so larae a been granted the Grand Trunk Pa- number or the most active men of ai- c-jfic. This is positively your'-last chance to get in on the beginning of thing at Fort George. Why sit idly by lc: -the opportunity Ci a lifetime q past? Call or write for particulars. X-- tomorrow, not in one hour, but lairs in the country. It was five years before the Producing Iiallty from 12 Armstrong Block Calgary Or by Exclusive Agents Leiiibridgg GOOD'whisky can no more be made from POOR grain than blood can be drawn from a stone. The grain wo use For making Corby's "SPECIAL SELECTED" RYE WHISKY Is the kind that wins gold and highest awards. Tne kind bought by the FEW who are willing to pay the price tha ONLY kind good enough for us. When the hum of the thresher has ceased on fruitful Western Prairie, thousands upon thousands of bushels of "Nature's choicest" pour across the con- tinent In a golden stream direct to our own elevator. Shipped under the watchful eys of our expert grain buyer, every bushel must grade up to sample on delivery. There's the life and soul of this choice eraln corked up In every bottle of Corby's Special Selected" Rya Try It for flavor's sake. Soid everywhere by hotels end h'quor stores K. Corby Dgsf ISlery Company Limited 51 _ I Alberta in Federation of Cana'dish Head Offices Montreal. J] tdmonton Canadian Club as to the destinies of the Dominion, from Mr. S. Ewart, with his "Kingdom of and Mr. Eoiir-- assa, with his anti-naval propaganda, to Dr. Stephen Leacock, the chosen imperial apostle of the Rhodes Trust, to Earl Grey, to Dr. Parkin, and to L'ol. -G. T. Denison himself. Occasion- ally single clubs have taken action of a markedly imperialistic nature. The Toronto and Ottawa clubs refused to near TAr. T. Stead on account of his at- titude during the .South African "War. The Calgary club last year demanded tae floating of the British flag- on the Alberta schooJs. The Canadian clubj afford an inval- uable machinery for educational work among the Canadian people upon the topics of social and economic import- ance. The spread of tbe Juvenile Court idea is largely due to the facil- ities they have presented. The Con- servation Commission is now co-oper- ating with the new Association of Can adian clubs with a view to a great educational campaign for the suppres- sion of forest fires, excessive destruc- tion of game and fish, and ma ay oth- er evils which threaten toseut up the national resources., of the delegates to the Imperial Press Con- rerence of last year made known the results of their trip to the Canadian iiDS, and the influence thus exerted was perhaps the largest parts pf the iruits of the conference. The clubs nave enabled the men of the extreme st to talk face to face with the men of the eextrerae West, and have contri- buted immensely to the better under- standing bet-ween the different parts of Canada. The chief limitation that now faces tne Canadian cUibs in this of tneir great prosperity is the difficlty or getting good speakers for the smaller clubs in the more out. of the way cities. It is easy to get disting- uished men to address the big cilirbs, lor there 3s no .better way of reaching the people of Canada as a whole, and moreover the honor of addressing a ciu.b like that of Toronto, .Montreal, u.ttawa, Halifax, St. Johns. Winnipeg! itegma, Calgary. Vancouver, London vr "victoria than compensates tor any trouble involved. Rut dis- (Continued on fij. j For Sale t good looraej-; lots' Nortb Ward for Termi buys 6 modern house .on OourtitadV1800 bandies; balance f800 ao lot; Courtkndi on water and aewer. Pinfclier City A good- in Pinchor City, for terms. w S 1-2 17-B-i. laTBl andji-tte of- stone, per acre; finest hall iactions diktriot." V W. 1-2 stc. 11-12-19, ixali at per acre. 1-4 Sec. li-12-19, Quarter at 330 per acre. VW'' Call and See Us and look Over fhete Choice Bays Realty Co. Rooms 1A JOHNSON BLOCK Phone 466 A. aEVERLEY WELFORD, P.res-'His Honor Judge W. "3. WALLACE, ident, Woodstock, Ont., Canad- President Halifax "Canadian fan Club GJufa Severe attacks of rheumatism are often responsible for cases of trouble. At-any-rate it is foolish to "grin and bear it." RHEUMATIC would likely cure your case. It has beneficial in all "forms of Rheumatism muscular, inflammatory and gouty, A big bottle costs only Anything yon buy with the name will give yoa entire satisfaction. Sold and guaranteed by ALL LETHBRIDGE DRUGGISTS ;