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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Voliiine October 1912 Numbef255 HER ROYAL HIGHNESS FERNIE BRAVED RAIN Crowd at Station to Greet Their Royal High Through Mountains Marred by Heavy Storm WELCOME N unison with the citizens of the Herald joins in tendering its greetings to Their Royal the Duke of his gracious and the Princess In the royal visit we see the carrying out of that interest In all and isundry of our great Empire which has ever distinguished the members of our reigning Today It is our proud privilege to have amongst not only the ruler of our but the Illustrous son of a venerated under whose beneficent sway Canada started oh Its way to assume the position which it now grandly holds among the sister nations of the British But it Is not for these reasons alone that we welcome Royal Highness for thoue personal qualities which have helped to make his name a popular ont among all classes of subjects of His Majesty King whom he so worthily We have been accus tomed to view the throne from and In close association with the same the Duke Is bring ing it nearer to and binding more closely those we have in corhmon with our brothers across the In the abundance of the welcome we are rendering the Duke will be able to send the message home to the King that in the manifestations of patriotism and loyalty we stand as we always have and ever hope to in to the In expressing our welcome we voice the sentiment of a nation which has for its creed One One Flag and One May HisRoyal Highness carry him therecollection of the roepect and regard of every citizen of Lethbridge the to his high office and to himself In convey ing the same to him and the members present of hit family the Herald dutifully takes its THE CIVIC ADDRESS Special to The special train Ith tho Royal party on board arrive ere ten minutes late this teady rain filling all the Not these unprcpitious con a crowd nearly two thous nd people were at the station await ng patiently a chajice to see or to peak to their The public schools were closed sane undreds of the children marched to he station to add their unselfish Testings to those of older and was plain to all observers that the of the little tots was appre ated at its full value toy His High ess the the ot Princess PniV as she is imiliarly called by many This iru ofthe short stop was accent ated when the train was slowly pull ig away from the The rowd of children began to run after which caused the ss and Princess much st some of the more daring of llis ajestys little hopefuls should make misstep and too caught umler the Tom for ad charge of the Royal train as con and the familiar face of Tel roadmaster for this was en at the cab as the train row in ito the The city hand was on and the rolled in to the station amidst e cheers of the throng and the rains of the Italian bands best ef Civic Welcome Mayor Bleasdoll met thu nd extended to In the name of a hearty and cx essed regret that he had been ah nt from the city when the itinerary His Excellencys trip had boon ar Otherwise more time would vo been allotted to and a ore elaborate reception His Hoyal the Duke nf nnaught replied very but in i most pleasing thanking the citizens for their manifestations of loyalty to their King under such very unfavorable weather and spoke with feeling to the school child The in gave theRoyal party rihree hearty and the hand played God Save Gin King as the train pulled The Herald representative had the good luqk to snatch a few minutes conversation with tho press repTosent atiresaboard the meeting Hamilton of the Times and Daily and Heal of tho Western Associated Both these senile men are highly pleased tho uni versally warm receptions that have been accorded the representatives of King throughout theentire jour It was most unfortunate that the heavy rain clouds shut the fine views of the mountains and will obliterate them from the sky lino ui the way through the though the distinguished party go away with ocu lar proof of the loyalty of the people of the no rain storm being suf ficient to keep them from extending a warm Another feature of the short stop here was the very hearty manner in whichHis Excellency greeted several of the old veterans Colonel who is president of the Fernie Veterans was accorded a hearty and had to answer many inquiries by the Duke regarding the number of veterans in the of Fcrt was to His Highness by Mayor and told the Duke he Jmil not met him since And so the line was spent in shaking hands with hese veterans and conversing with hem until the train pulled mak nS a break to tho which tept widening until he train parsed out of Field His Royal the Duke of Connaugkt and Gov ernorGeneral of Canada and Commander inChief of trie Dominion MAY IT PLEASE YOUR HIGHNESS the Mayor and Council of the City of Leth Inidge on behalf of its Hci Rojal Highness the and Her Eoyal Highness the Princess Pat most cordial ITH pardonable Ave hope to point out to 3rou during your brief the results of our efforts to bring into usefulness the raw lands in this part of this great and in establishing a loyal and contented community in which it is desirable to conducing to an ever increasing loyalty and BEEG that you will convey to His Most Gracious Majesty King George our most respectful assurance of Ic3ralt3r to his Crown and and that your Royal Highness will so enjoy your short stay with us that the re membrance of your visit will be as happy to you as the privilege of receiving you has been to the Kings subjects WELCOME TO AMERICANS GovernorGeneral Replying toMacleods Civic Wel come ExpressedAppreciation of Many Set tlers from United States NOTED ANIMAL TRAINER DEAD lie well known animal trainer and menagerie died the arrival of the Hoyal train at 11 oclock the Duke of the Duchess and Princess Patricia were received by a great assemblage of the people of ami the surrouliding coun and escorted to the city in reply to the civic His Royal Highness made a reply in which reference was made to an ex pression in the address of welcome in regard to the large number of set tiers from across the boundary in this He took occasion to add one more to the notable utterances which aru signalizing the present Said His Royal Highness I am very glad to have had an op portunity of paying this short visit to and bog to thank you most heartily for your address of I am well aware that among those whom I aru now there are a very proportion who wore not born under the British of thcso will luivis realized by now that residence under that flag implies no Allwe ask is that the laws of Canada should he With this provision everyone is free to come and to to live and to die as seems best to and as it pleases We bring no pressure to bCar on anyone to adopt the Canadian nation for we do net value citizenship which is obtained under Our American cousins arc from over the Thrice we wel come our Canadian and British broth who return to the Union af ter living under the Stars and History is repeating For many years hundreds of young Bri tishers have sought fortune in tho Western Time haa brought about a and the tide has set in the other bringing across ic frontier numbers of our neigh bors to whom we are glad to return Continued on page ISSUED WRIT FOR DAMAGES Joseph Gillespie Suing the the and AOthers He Alleges That Slan derous and Malicious Charges Were Made Today Joseph exchief of issued a writ against George mayor Leslie Patrick and the city of as defend claiming and special damages for al leged slanderous mall clous and wrongful in character also for imputing misconduct and that he was guilty of criminal of when chief of Gillespie appeared in no lawyers name being connected k with the HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GOYERXOKGENERALS PARTY Field Marshal His Royai Highness the Duke of Connaught and Strath Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Her Royal Highness the Princess Miss lady in waiting to Her Royal Highness the DucheM of Miss lady in waiting to Her Royal Highness the PrlnctM military secretary equerry and comptroller LETHBRIDGE DISPLAYS LOYALTY IN WELCOME TO THE DUKE Citizens of all Classes Join in Fervent Expression of Devotion to theBritish and Duchess of Connaught and Princess Arrive At 5 Oclock this Evening Evening Program train of Honor leaves of civic address nd address of Overseas demonstration at Bar acks With every indication that the veather will have settled there is cer ain to be a monster crowd of loyal itizens of Lethbridge and surround ng country at the depot this vening when the viceregal train bear ing Their Royal the Duko of the Duchess of Con naught and the Princess Patricia and members of the party rolls into the station from which place they leave at live oclock this after after having spent the day Interest in the visit has reached fever laid the manifestations of loy alty this evening will eclipse anything even seen in this To welcome the GovernorGeneral at any time is a signal for a demonstration but when His Majestys Canadian representative Is also a member of the Royul family the occasion taKes on an added signifi All day long the decorators who were delayed by the inclement weather yesterday have been working double force in an effort to make the city look its best for the gala occasion and Lelbbridge this cvenhig presents a royal Banners and bunting arc evident in every espec ially along the line of march to be taken by the procession through the main business Tho electrical decorations are the finest over put lip in this with the Lothbridge AVeleomes Their Royal Jliglmessess standing out amidst the myriad of white and blue stream ers strntched all along the streets followed by the Strong National Spirit Never in the history of Western Canada has there been such a triumph al procession as that of the lovemor Generals party through four wes tern Everywhere they have been greeted by one demonstration after each vicing with the last in splendor and It haa been a tour which has cemented the Dominion of Canada more firmly than ever with the Mother All classes and nationalities have been swayed by the manifetsations of loyal ty which greeted each appearance of His lloyal Highness and his Gracious Their the feel ing of kindliness with which they have met the people of Western have endeared them in the hearts of And wherever she has the winning smile of the Prin cess Patricia has completely won the hearts of the subjects of tho King ia the great Canadian The welcome which will be accord od the Royal party this evening will be participated in bj the whole citizen body who will liue the street and i hron the park while the various are taking Immed iately on the arrival of the train Their Hoyal Highnesses will be greeted by Mayor as chief magistrate the who will be the only to meet them as they step off the t Continued on page ;