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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETtliJRIDGE DAILY HERAM Advertising is to Business What Yeast is to Fife and Oven Wait For The Its Up to the Cook to Pull Out a Good Batch of Results Cheapest and Best Buy in the City Five Lois facing on Seventh Avenue on sewer and water near Fifteenth Sired South short time only Freeman MacLeod Coa Dominion Block Phone 1212 A Splendid Corner Two lots opposite new Prico 5450 the OneThird balance three anil six North Letlibndge Realty SPECIALS SOO buys lots Block Duff Addition terms 200 bal ance six mid twelve buys lots Block terms 5400 cash balance six and twelve buys 45 x 167 Block Sixth Avenue terms one half balance six and twelve 3S50 buys good cottage lots 49 x 139 Terms J and 12 Loan 30 years to run This properly will double in Seeus at PEAT Money to Agents for This Great West Life Assurance PHONE 643 1 BARGAINS For bargains in farm improved and SEE ANGUS Koom Building DEALEK AND PRACTICAL Fire Insurance Money to Loan Buy a Cheap Home several modern houses for Snu lance or to The Bowman Agency We have several modern houses for Small cash pay and balance or to PHONE LAND that I could get along without North east Onequarter Section Township Range 21 steam plow near SufiieldKipp new All Section Township Range acres steam East half Section Township Range 17 all fenced with 35 acres broko Will sell cm easy terms or trade all three pieces for an im proved LATHROP Firm Lands Stafford Block ANNOUNCEMENT Tlu undersigned desires to nniioume thai lie is now local cd in Room Balmoral Block lie is prepared do a REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE Your Listings Desired GIBBONS Room Balmoral Phone l2o Keep in Touch with Canadian Development Every citizen of Canada ores if lo himself lo keep thoroh ly informed concerning Ihe commercial and financial development of THE FINANCIAL POST OF CANADA gives a complete and accurate every of conditions in Its Busi ness Bond and articles on real estate other forms of are of value not only 10 in but to all THE FINANCIAL POST is not a technical but is writ inn in popular and interesting style so that anyone ran under THE FINANCIAL POSTis quoted ay an authority on Canadian Affairs in United States and Grout The Inveslors Information Bureau ifi frco to subscribers Write for sample copy and further The Financial Post of Canada The Canadian Newspaper for Investors Western Manager 301 Dominion Trust Our Distinguished Royal Visitors CANADAS ROYAL GOVERNOR GENERAL Incidents in Career of Duke of Connaught FleldMarelmll His Royal Highness the Duke of Commught and tlio now Governor General and ConmmmlorinChlcf of the Dominion of Canada Is tlio third son and seventh child or Queen Vic The Dulio of Connaught born at Buckingham Palace in On leaving Woolwich Academy in 18G8 he entered the Itoyal and subsequently transferred to the Roy al Regiment of and to the Rifle of which ho is Col As u ser ved hi Canada during the Fenian Raid of He was created Duke of Con naught and Strathoarn in Five years later he married Princess Uou iae Marguerite of hi the Egyptian Wur of 1882 he commanded the Brigade of Guards at From 1886 to 1S90 he commanded the troops hi and ho has since held the Portsmouth and AldershOt and that of the Forces in In 1901 he became the first InspectorGeneral of the Force and in 1908 he was appointed to the Med iterranean it will be he it was a great disappointment to him that he was not permitted to share the risks if the His patriotism was strikingly shown by IHa refusal of the Grand Duchy of in order to retahi Ills British Begins Military Life It was in 1896 that the Duke of Coii mmght entered the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich as a cadet in 1868 received his commission as a lieutenant in the Royal and in the following year as a lieutenant in the Royal lie was ap at the same a lieutenant in the Rifle a wnose war record begins with Includes the greatest battles of the Peninsular the Cri and the the first Ashanti and and Ills Royal Highness IB and has been since the Col onelinChief of that distinguished He was with it in when regiment waa quartered in not long after ho first join ed and at that time lie visited New was present at an enter given in his honor at the Academy of Music in Unit In 1871 he was appointed a captain in the Rlflo in excess of the estab lishment of the In 1864 Prince as he was known up to that was created Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and Earl of His Engagement In at a council held at Wind Queen Victoria announced his en gagement to the Princess Louise Mar of third daughter of Prince Frederick known as The Red Prince and grandniece of the late Emperor William of Germany The marriage was celebrated at Wind sor on the 13th of Their children are Prince Arthur Frederick born at Windsor in and now a lieutenant in the 7th io which regiment he was appointed in January of last year Princess Mar born in 1882 and Princess Vic toria born in In 1873 the Dukeof Connaught was brigade major at and bri gade major to the cavalry brigadier at Aldershot in 1S75 aml from October that year till the following April he was assistant adjutantgeneral at Gib In September of 1878 he was L lieutenantcolonel in the Rifle Bri and in 1880 a full In that same year he became major and commanded a brigade at First War Experience It was in 1SS2 that the Duke of Con naught had his first experience of in command of the 1st Brigade of the he commanded the ex peditionary force under Lord Wolseley to He was present at the de feat of Arab Pashas army at Telel For hie services in that cam paign he was mentioned in despatches received the thanks of both houses ol and was made a Compan ion of the He holds tho medal with clasp for that campaign and re cehtid from tho Khedive the Second Clasp of the Medije and tho Khedives HO was appointed honorary colonel of the 13th Bengal Lancers while that regiment was serving in In the year following the Egyptian campaign against Arab the Duke of Connaught was appointed colonel of the Scots He the colonelship of the Gth Inniskill ing Dragoons of the Highland Light Infantry and of tho Roy al Dublin Fusiliers In 1SSG the Duke of Connaught was appointed commanderlnchlef of the forces in the Bengal and at the end of his term of service in India on re turning home lie was placed rn com mand of the southern district in Eng In 1893 he was a and hi he was made a field At the in 1890 Prince Al fred of Duke of Ediii second sou of Queen the Duke of Connaught being the heir apparent of the would have succeeded to but he and his heirs renounced their rights in favor of the young Duke his son of the late Prince fourth son of Queen In 1901 tho Duke of Cpimaught suc ceeded King as irand Master of and was installed In July of that In 1902 he was at the head of the special mission sent to Madrid for the investment of the King of Spain with tho Order of the and he him self received at the hands of the young the Order of the Goldea SOME SIDELIGHTS ON THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT From Ottawa Free The of Connaughta connect ion with the Dominion is a long and tleasant says a Canadian and Canadians one and ill welcome with open arms His Royal Highness as Forty years ago then a youth of but already Lhc Keenest of the Duke came Lo Canada and served through the Fenian Raid and one of the most in teresting reminiscences recalls his vis it to the Indian some distance west of when he was made blood brother chief of the Iro most powerful of the once lowerful but now wholly degraded ative tribes known as the Six Na ions Indians of The scene of the princes initiation i delightfully described by Lady in her A was held in honor if the soldierson of the Great White The a splendid carried a pole or that was Iringed with great feathers from top His black vas studded with eagles hair and is red cloih tunic was embroixlered vith and had ermine tails langing from all the Round ifs neck was fastened a of icars though ho wore European trousers there were moc casins on his feet and a large blue ilanket hung around his legs in tight nit not ungraceful His their faces weirdly waving feathers sticking out of their stood behind him j and little brown ualnes pressed for a j glimpse of iho youthful prrace who himsolf highly delighted with the pictnrcHfiuencss of the proceed Since then the Duke has sev eral times returned to the each visit enhancing not only his but his famiilys popularity while his Prince the only adult prince ni the blood of ministration 1ms borne fruit iii more than one speech in the House of where he spoke as an ex pert i Refused Crown of His Royal Highness was appointed lo the command of the forces in Ire held for only a very short made him immense ly popular in where his ster ling fine simplicity of char acter and great charm of manner en deared him to everyone with whom he came in before the Duke of Connaught went to Prince Albert of only son of the Duke of died It is fresh in most of our finds how the Duke resigned ali his right and title to the ducal throne as did his Prince and declared his determination not to ac cept the succession to but to remain in England in bis present MKe a A zealous and capable the as overyone when the war in South Africa broke was most anxious to get a commis The refusal of the government of thy day to accede to his repeated taching him as only brother of the late King is a man of Quite ex ceptional and undeniable im perial He is a good speaker has a strong sense 6f duty and sin gular honesty of and with it all he combines that gentleness and charm which would be invaluable in a viceroy whoso after are very largely and which were such salient char act or is tics of that moat able of his the Prince Jt is said that no royalty more readily pardons a breach of etiquette than the Duke of Con though he learned from his the Duke of not a few of the habits of the his unfailing good kind heart and sonse of fun have mercifully pre served from him the most aggressive attributes of what has been called the martlnetfan Has A Good Prom a purely social point of the Duke of Connaught and his fam ily a better time than any other At royal wed christen and the over Europe the Duke cer tainly pays the his position by enforced attendance and when royal visitors come to England his delightful manners and handsome ap pearance make him on these occa sjons also But very often now Prince Arthur of Con s vas considered m army nimgUt takes his cles as perhaps but was nevertheless but scant justice to an able though the Duke bimseH with his characteristic good when the kfM edge oi bis disappoint ment had worn acknowledged that Royalty after all might even with the best intentions in the j ie something of a nuisance the Made In after the reorganization of he war ho was given the new lost of inspectorgeneral of the forces ind president of the selection nit his tenure was not satisfactory to his recommendations to the onncil did not always receive UK lion to which they were en as for the Duchess and her pretty Princess U is their fortunate lot to combine with all the prerogatives and none of the penal ties of royalty all the advantages of the very rich and absolutely leisured and UioiiRh Eked In ligbness retired from the no stops have taken to itate After less four voars I on his own account golden opinion in Canada when toured the country four years i The Duke In I Jn 187 the Uuke of Connaught j the Duke became cormnanderm married only daughter of that chief in the but tins I brilliant Prince Frederick Charles of who Ihe campaign of 1S7071 was known as the Red Less than three years later the Duke joined the Egyptian Expeditionary and was present at tbo battle of after the engagement at Sir Dukes winch of granted him from the amounts to a of which was granted by act of par in when he was intro duced at privy and an addi tional on his marriage in Tho sum of in addition lo the means of the With the army rank and rile the j Uuke by the is official head of Free in and Garnet Wolscley telograplied Queen in Balmoral that the Duke had behaved lending bis brigade to the For Ins prow rss in the Km His Royal Highness received several and tho thanks of both houses of parliament and was later made commamlorin cliiof of the troops at whore iven up of his own accord tome two yours on tlio pica tlmt Iiis duties were not in His Hoyal Highness opinion sufficiently onerous or necessary to justify him in retaining the In other words the Duke dors not care to bo merely Imperial Value Since tlion tho Duke lias been with RWirtillldia was always exceptionally pop s nynl From those not over lenient His Royal read indefatigable eriergy and com plete mastery of his im pelled iulmiration on the hu man the generals charming out a a of affairs from vcry point oi view especially from an empire for after is not so over run with men that she can afford to isponse unnecessarily with the vinos of even Tho Duke of Con close study of Indian yrmv in addition to tho prestige at warm sympathy and kindly j feeling was universally TO GIVE DOCTORS MORE REMUNERATION cabinet yes terday considered increased remun eration for the doctors under the in surance It is understocd thait it will increase the amount by making possible tho pay ment per insured person a and thus meeting the doctors more than half The doctors de clared that the least they would ac cept was ami the gove Good Residential Corner Lots and Block Duff a good corner iith and JOtli Price for a shorttime balance 6 and L2 months at eight per Alberta Loan and Investment Money to Loan Life Accident Office 416oth Phone 1214 SECURITY INVESTMENT LIMITED LAND MIHCHANTt ind Mtnty M Hall pkwif Room UK Raymond Own a Home The solid fully moderii six room cot 536 is for sale and no j reasonable offer will I be The lot has 50 feet frontage and faces For particulars write to the Austin BOX27 Lacombe A SOLDIERS WIFE Her Royal Highne In terest in Soldiers A soldiers wife in every of the word is the Royal lady who gave her heart and hand to Hli Royal Highness the Duke of Con The daughter of the Reef Prlncs the best commander of his day In the German the t was trained from her earliest years to understand toldiers and the anxieties no less than the their to sympathize with their and to appreciate dangers which beset the careers of those who hold their lives at the disposal of their with death as their commandcrln At Portsmouth and at Aidenhot no less than over the land across the in the proud city of im perial In which her royal husband was commandtrlnchief of the the name Her Royal Highness is linked with the princes in many deeds of kindness and of searching not less worthy of note with the innate modesty of her Woman she has hot allowed them to be proclaimed aloud 10 that the listening and curious world might hear the daily record of her In all that concerns the army Indeed Her Hoyal Highness has always evinced the greatest keen ness and and her knowledge of the scientific part of soldiering Is by no means lim ited to the mere superficial smst tcring which sometimes surprises the hearer with its semblance of but sooner or later reveals itself in its true lack of Within the circle of her home Her Royz Highness great intel ligence has found full scope for its exercise as developed in the education of her daughters and her and her affection in that tender regard for her children and her which has made their home an example for all the not only in the but also in the great empire the adopted daughter of which Her Royal Highness has so worthily offered after TO INVITE GREAT EVANGELIST Presbyter ian Queen street will extend n call to John tho noted English if the recommendation of the board of man agers is adopted by the Practically the only thing that is ly to stand in tlte way of the appont ment is the matter of Andrew the former min ister of Cookes received 000 per McXcIlI has intimated that he could not conic to Toronto for less than and the hoard of managers arc not sure that the congregation is prepared to meet Worth Considering 4 roomed in good two full Price 13 LOTS 8UNNYSIDE Price terms cash on each and Johriion Block Phone 1327 NEW DEFENCES PORTLAND Hitherto weak spot is made strong by a New Contrivance special boomdefence crew have been engaged in making a confidential test of the submarine The Hole in the Wall Southern entrance to the was selected as the scene of operations because st that point the tide runs so ran idly that the original net have proved ineffectualas even wit h the heavy weight sinkers they cannot retain the position to cir cumvent the entrance i What the newstyle of defence Is has not been but it is Tum ored that complete success the in spite of the fact tlmt it was the devices twice carried out of tiy tha Inrush of a strong Buy yourself a Home seven fully full concrete basement situated on best location in This Is a bargain at tha Cash only balancs or will take well located The Cascaden Land Office Macdonald Blook A House Snap 6 roomed fully mod ern cottage on 10th fire balance easy HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN The Dowsley Mulhern Land Sherlock 7th ;