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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDQE DAILY HERALD; WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, Ittl. r AJT v KM{ Hu For Governor 1 special to the Toronto Globe from Rossland, B.C.. Your correspondent learns that Mr. A. J. McMillan, of Rossiand, 'kftBAKing director of Le Roi Mining Smelting Company, is likely to be offered the position of Lieutenant- GoTernor of British Columbia, suc- ceeding Hon. James Dunsmuir, who has asked to be relieved. It is only within the last day or two that Mr. McMillan has been con- sidered a possibility for the office, his consent having been obtained to allow his name to be submitted ito Ottawa, party leaders in the pro- Vince think that there can hardly be any doubt that Sir Wilfrid Laurier will tender him the position. Mr. McMillan has long been identified with the Liberal party in British Co- j lumbia, though noi in any aggressive way, being for the most part absctrb- ed in his business interests. He is .personally very popular, and is uni- versally considered the type of man who would fill the position of Lieut- Governor with dignity and honor. Mr. J. -A. Macdonald, leader of the Solid. LJUtln{ Maw. without a Hoop Seam, Many other Exclusive art too. you PawJtiyelyJPaniit (citing All Good Grtcers in faula. tOiri He Made Sitting Bull Surrender donald is strongly advocating the ap- pointment of Mr. McMillan. WENT TOO FAST Halifax, N. S-, Oct. cap- tain of the steamer Margaret, which went ashore -near Meaghers Beach, outside the harbor some weeks ago, was censured today by wreck cominis opposition in the local legislature. isjsioners for going at excessive speed now in Ottawa conferring on matters j'in tllick weather and not taking affecting this province. Mr. Mae-j soundings in slloal Caters. A LADIES' BRANCH A local branch of the Grand In- ternational Auxiliary of the Brother- hood of Locomotive Engineers was organiezd yesterday afternoon in the K. of P. hall by the wives and sis- ters of the local trainmen. ATI "At Home" was given by the ladies in the "Caledonian Hall last- evening at- tended by the their fam- ilies and friends. (Regina Standard.) In the midst of the corner stone laying ceremony yesterday afternoon an old man: bent with the weight of years, and wearing a shaggy grey whisker the keep of which denoted years of life in a frontier country, rose from a rear seat on the plat- form. One of the formal addresses of the day was being delivered, and the rising of the venerable man immedi- ately attracted attention. All eyes were turned upon him as he walked slowly up the aisle between the two rows of seats. In marked contrast to the shining tiles of the male guests and the gorgeous dresses of the ladies, he looked neither to right nor the left, but made his way direct to the chair where His Excellency had been on the war path and- -the gallant General Custer was seat out with a company of-cavalry to quell the troubles. Sitting Bull and his band and! not a single man returned to the frontier towns to tell the tale. When the Indians with Sit- ting Bull came into Canada and ed the Legare post, they had the scalps of Custer's'band hanging from their belts. They' were in full war paint and prepared'for anything: Armed to the teeth with rifles that were modern at that time, they were prepared to resist arrest. Legare saw his stores go, and was'thankful he came out alive. Probably all that saved him was the fact that in his veins coursed the blood of Indian forefathers. The Sitting Bull band left the Le- the Governor-General sat watching' gare post and followed the trail over the proceedings. Tapping His Excell- j the prairie country. Past the site ency on the shoulder the old man the city of Regina stands kARS. MAK3T BAKER New York, Oct. most drastic step yet taken by the officials of the Firch Church'of Christ, Scien- tist, of Boston, in the attempt which .First Church is in- York, was made known when it was; mother church, as the learned that the Boston officials have of Christ Scientist, of Boston, revoked Mrs. Stetson's license to known( followed ah .exhaustive teach Christian Science and have re- quiry into Mrs. Stetson's "method of moved her card as a practitioner and I teaching and practising Christian has been going on for several years teacher from the Christiail Science! Science. The inquiry was finished on to remove Sirs. Augusta E. Stetson. Journal, one of the publications of September 25, but only a few per- dominant influence in. the First the organization. i sons in this city and in Boston were Church of Scientist. of New The actions by the-directors of the aware of "its result. tended his hand, and His Excellency met the occasion by responding with a hearty handshake. Without a word the old man turned and offered his hand to Premier Scott. The Premier acknowledged the salutation and the old man turned to leave. Marching back to .his seat as slowly as he iiad come forward, he secured his coat and hat, and left the place. Many wondered who was this "old man, but few knew that to his life was attached a history as interest- ing as the brightest page of fiction. It was Jean Louis Legare. The man stores had been raided by the war chief Sitting Bull and whose j 'home for years bore the brunt -'of I frontier 'attacks, had'come all -the way from Willow Bunch to shake hands with the personal representa- tive of the Great White Father. J. L. Legare was a merchant trad- ing along the frontier in the early days and-he'-still carries-on business at Willow Bunch. He had a large'terms with the government of the stock of stores in there many years! United States and returned across ago, but one day the chief Sitting Bull and his band came along. They were "heap big hungry" and made day, they made their tra- dition tells that at the present site of Pilot Butte they encountered a herd of buffalo. An awful slaughter took place and when night fell thous- 'ands of buffalo lay dead upon the plain. Years ago the piles of bones could be plainly seen marking the spot where the Sitting Bull band skinned the Buffalo, and from These the Wascana Creek was named "Pile ov Bones Creek." From this district Sitting Bull and his band went to the Qu'Appelle val- ley country, and visited the Catholic mission at Quebec. The aged Father Hugenout can sit to this day at the front door of the Mission; and point out; to' the visitor. the exact turn In the road around which he first saw the Sitting Bull band approaching more years ago. ,The priest and Jean Legare took council .with Sitting Bull and it was as a result of their advice that the Indian made Fit-Reform Suits and Have proved their today are the choice of well dressed men in every section of Canada. Pctfcnt horn up. The new styles Overcoats for fall are the finest garments ever made in fhis country, regard- less of price. 87 in Suits and FIT- REFORM McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for Lethbridse, short work of the stores of poor Le- gare. At that time he was not as well-to-do as he is to-day, and 'the loss was one. Sitting Bull and" his braves were fugitives from justice in the United States. They A CONCERT AT RAYMOND Oct.- grand con- cert and dance were given in the "Raymond Opera House Friday even- ing, Oct. 8th under the auspices of the Stake-Board of the Y. M. and Y. M. I. A. The .Association was fortunate in being able to present to the audience a most delightful musical treat. Professor and -Mrs. Greve, who recently' came from Seat- the border to settle down on reserva- tle to who came down tions ;as -law-abiding citizens of the republic. But to this day people .of to furnish most of the programme are artists of rare ability and skill. che western states talk, of the Greve was born in Ham- massacre of Custer- and his company by Sitting Bull's band. The story of how the Indians came to return to is not geaerally. known. the States however. GOOD We are re-arranging the lay-out of our yard, and have feet of Short Flooring, Siding, Ceiling, and Cedar Boards that we are going to sell inside of the next two weeks. Do not delay taking advan- tage of these snaps. The quality is The price will satisfy you. Countess Cardigan's Sprightly Stories The SoiitliHlberta Lumber Co, Citj Yards, south of Ellison Mills, Letibridge. Also at New Dayton iri Mifndi London; Oct.-" 4. Decidedly "book of the week" has been "My by the Countess o Cardigan.' A large .edition was print- ed, but it was exhausted in a single and extensive-searchyamong the booksellers of London has failed to tiring to light a single unsold' copy. Lady Cardigan, who is not long past the: three score and; ten- years of the prophet, has had probably a unique experience of Victoria society. She still' rejoices in a 'remarkable memory, and as she "was a diligent gossip in her younger days she has served up for her readers an amount of tittle-tattle which has possibly not been published withinj the covers of books since Brantome wrote "-his famous "Vie des Dames Galantes." Lady Cardigan declares that the Court of King Edward is "broader- minded" now than it has been for years, and King does not exhi- bit those sometimes rather unkind and inconsistent peculiarities which were shown by' his mother." She thinks that her Majesty's dislike of widows marrying again was very re- markable, "considering that she was the offspring of a happy second mar- riage.7' She goes on to say ''The late Queen was" most kind to me when I was young, but I fear the way in which T defied convention, be- fore'I married Lord Cardigan, did were unpleasant, and "had Dizzy lived in those days, his wife would have been able to divorce him without anv difficulty. "I lunched with the royal party-at Belvoir Castle, and -as-1 -rode home afterwards I felt well pleased that 3 had decided not to become the wife of a politician." M ___ A. Gruesome Story. A grim story is told of- the death of Lady Ward, who, as" Constance Surgh, had been a famous beauty. 'On the evening of the day before her burial, Lord Colville came to see Lord Ward. They talked for some time, and then the widower turned to his friend "Colville, you admired my replied Lord Colvffle, "Well, come and look your last on said Lord Ward, and, lighting burg Germany, and graduated from its famous Conservatory of Music un- der the concert master, Professor Goby Eberhart, 'and has a wide repu- jtation as a great pianist through j'biit the United States. .Mrs. Greve is an English lady and as a violinist is unexcelled on t-hs American stage. Her remarkable technique and wonder fully expressive playing, called forth enthusiastic applause. She also played with skill on a Japanese fiddle, mandolin, .and piccolo. Vocal solos were rendered by Mrs. Brewer- ton and Miss Fisher, Both of these ladies sang with their usual sweet- ness and taste. The danee r-cHovvIuji the concert was greatly enjoyed, the music furnished by Prof, and Mrs. Greve, ably assisted by Wm: Eouse, our own coraetist was simply perfect. Raymond will be pleased to hear Mr. and Mrs. Greve again- relish than and delectable sauce? Take for example the world- famous Worcestershire Sauce., naanu- factuxed by the house; of Hplbrook, Here we have a sauce of the highest, qxiadiiy, which both pleases the palate and helps to digest those foods that the soul As an appetiser and a relish of flesh, fish and fowl, it is incomparable, and this in -itself ia- the xeason of. its pre-eminent success over all its competitors. Sauce, like good wine, needs no, bush It is only necessary to come try it, and no culinary artiste who values the success of a good dish would be without it. Holbrook's is the alpha and the omega in condiments. not prepossess her favorably to me, and my second marriage (with a Por- tuguese, bom Antonio Manuelo, Count de Laceastre, cousin of the Marquis de greatly -dis- pleased her, as by- it I took the title of Lancastrc, which she was so fond of using when she travelled incog- nito." Unpopular With Queen. Various other causes for 'Lady Car- digan's unpopularity with Queen Victoria -have been assigned. She possessed that fascination for the i he led the way: up stairs. The room was full of and the flickering light fell on the" lovely ace of. the dead woman. Silently ;0rd Colville stood by her, and his leart ached when he thought of her ate. Ward was watching him at- tentively.. Still admiring my wife Well. he was a pretty but you'd never credit1 she had such bad teeth." He put down the candle on a table as he spoke and raised Ms wife's head from the pillow. cold deliberation he wrenched the jaws apart. "I always told you j she had bad he repeated. "Look here, man." But Lord Col- ville had hurriedly left the room. He told me afterwards it was the most ghastly sight he bsd ever seen. Westminster's Pants. In a lighter vein is a story of the j grandfather of the present Duke Westminster who, notwithstanding j his great wealth, had the of being rather mean, A story was told about his once' WHERE HAPPINESS LIES "Wherein true happiness contented mind and a good digestion; this plainly shows that digestion should be pleased first, no mind can be contented when the body is "at var- iance with" it. !Now the necessary essential to a contented mind relish and enjoy one's food, what is there to give a more perfect. AT THE SUMMIT OF SUCCESS you'll find the LethDridge Brewing