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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHMlDOt, ALMftTA, MIDAV, II, IMS. NEW ARRIVALS ADD TO OUR HANDSOME DRESS GOODS DISPLAY T takes time to get acquainted with all the newcomers in llcth- bridge, but we arc gradually in- creasing our circle of patrons wider and wider every day. Our buyers thought they bought, heavily in Dress Goods, but so many, customers saw their particular tastes gratified, and the goods went so fast, that we had the original order doubled. The goods are all in. What woman in Leth- bridge is proof against such a beautiful assortment Plain weaves and fancy novelties, pure wool and silk, and silk and wool mixtures. And the they excel anything we ever had in the store, and that should be the highest pos- sible recommendation we can give them. We invite you to examine our Dress Goods carefully and make careful com-' pariaon with other stores. We are quite sure you will come back to the Hudson's Bay Stores. LIVED IN T8E FAR NORTH MEARLY HALF CENTURY Making HU Flrrt VWt to Ed- monton Though In Since Far (Edmonton BuJlHiu.) north. from'- civilization upon the rugged banks of Athabasca Lake, in the land'of the midnight sun, hun- dreds of miles from-'the centres of population, tliere has lived for almost half a century a man who now is visiting- Edmonton the first time in his life. Now -lve'-is filing, when ast his three score years, and fast pproaching the allotted span of mman existence, some of the sights which he has inkny times heard of but never witnessed be-fore. To him or a generation .the progressive narch of civilization has been a closed book, and in': his declining years he -longs, again for the freedom mile overland tramp brought, the party to Chipewyan river, and down to the lake upon which the palisaded H. B. fort then stood. Now the palisad'S have passed away, and little, remains of the protection need- ed i a early times against the Indians. Many of Lift. Oir the incidents of the forty.five years spfnt by Mr. Wylie at Fort Chipewyan many a book might be written. But while there is much that is romantic in a lifetime spent far away from civilization among the Indians, there is also much that would seern prosaic to the dwellers of tin' plain. To the old Hudson's Hay employee, however, there is only one life. "I'm going down to Fort Chipe. wyari where I'm he said. "Here LJm a prisoner; when I'm home I can shoot, fish and cut wood to my heart's content." Thus the lure of the wild attracts u'm, and life in Edmonton is b.ut an rupatient wait for the more alluring ife of the. lonely country of the jor ili. First Vicit to Edmonton. Mr. Wylie came down to Edmonton n the early part of September, hav- ng left the fort on the 7th of August, t was his intention to go on a visit o his old home in the Orkneys, where -wo brothers and two sisters still live, he had been given a by the Hudson's Bay Company. But WhM yw have ajytbiac to or U piftct it M Ihb If JTM wut JMcrtiou for SI POSITION WANTED Married woman desires position as cook or housekeeper in city or on a ranch. Apply Chadburn, Ar- lington hotel. 260.2 WANTED A good smart boy to wash dishes. Apply 50 Argyle Ave. II OF COAL MINING REG ULAT10NS Coal mining righu ol UK in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-Weal Territories and Britiab may be for a term ol yeaift at an annual rental of aa acre. Not more than 2jUO acres wilt be leaded to ooe applicant. Application for a muai made to the Agent or Bub-Afeni ol the district in which the rigbU plied for are situated. Iti surveyed territory uui' Children'! Velvet It if uauallya mcwt to get a suitable Hat or Bonnet lor, tKelittk Folks: 80metbing pretty and bonnet tUat will wear and give good MT- well. bonneU are-very pretty and will wear splendidly, They.wc made of velvet and have silk; fiieingfl wxi silk and come in colors red, green arid brown, and will be.quite warm tb ch illy, fall weath'er. Have You Met Mrs. Heaky If you are miaaing something. Mrs: Healey is demonstrating Tetley'B Teas and E. D. Smith's jams and jellies, and-if-you come into see her she will de- lighted to give you a delicious cup of tea taste of your favorite jam. What woman isn't fond of tea, and what woman like her tea just a: little different from everyone else? Let Mrs. Heeley ex- plain Tetley'B Teas to you. New Laces In looking (or the most correct trimmings and lacca- for. your fall gown; do not overlook our assortment. It ia easily the best in-the city and we have such a variety that you will not have the least difficulty in making a selection to suit your re- quirements. All the' latest styles are here and moat of them ex- clusive. New Norehies A. marvelous variety; of all- that's charming in BelU, Buckles, Etc., and many, little things so dear, to the heart of .all wo. men.. The prices assure ra- pid riddance. And these small wares .run away: with ones money hi a surprising manner if one is not care, ful, and savings on them are welcome. One of the newest thinge is a pretty, cameo, belt buckle.Prict ........36c Scotch Whiskey IT Tke HtsWi Bay mi a Wire Wttks Hudson's Bay Pro. curable is the brand to ask ffor when you want the high- est combination of quantity quality in Scotch Whis- key. It's easily the best whiskey, on the market today for the money and is known all over Canada. of the wild. The life of the city, with its bustle and its noise, lias no charms for to the north he will turn his way short time. In the latter July, 1862 Wm. Wylie, how of Fort Chipeweyan then a lad of sixteen years of age strolled down the little peer in on of the Orkney Islands, north of Scot land, to meet a ship that had jus come into.port. It was the full rig ged three-master Prince of Wales one of the merchant ships of the Hudson's Bay Company, thcii en route to the far'distant fur fields of Canada. The young lad was fired with a desire to see the world, and he was not slow'- to seize tin? oppor- tunity to Timidly lu> approached, and ask- ed permission to in the service of the Hudson's Bay Co., the great controlling corporation of Northwest- ern Canada. Leaves for ther Northwest. "You look-a little too young, bu'1 you are strong and husky, and I'l take young Wylie was told and his heart throbbed with pressed emotion, lie hurried home to tell, of his Soon hi. belongings packed together, an Co., in whose service ho has beer ever since. "The trip across the. Atlantic'wa an uneventful said Mr. Wyli yesterday afternoon, when telling t the Bulletin representative the stor j ofchis life in the north, but it brought hini new joys as the great wide world 1 unfolded to his view. For five weeks the ship ploughed through the green waters of the with prow ever turned towards the setting sun, till in the closing days of August the rocky shores of northern Labrador rose, up from out the horizon- and gradually became more distinct to the eye. For some however j the ship was compelled .'to lay to be. 260-1 must be described bjr sections, or U gal subdivieionB of and WANTED I uudurveyed territory the tract appli Bookkeeper, experienced in double-1 for phall be staked out. entry, lady preferred. Apply with I Kach application must be reference and salary wanted to Box panted by a fee of J5, which will J., Herald Office. 259-0 J rc-luoded if the righU applied for are uoi available but not otherwise. A WANTED I royalty shall be paid 011 the mer- By young couple two or three rooms chuutable output of tue at tht furnished., in privte house. Skeith Tilley. Phone 197. 259-6] By four WANTED bachelors, a capable housekeeper in small modern house. modern life was too much for the old nan, and when he reached Winni- peg he would proceed no further, and :ifter a short visit he came back to Kdmonton. Now he is staying with his son-in-law, James Fraser, of 237 Edmiston Street. To the old northerner Edmonton is i strange land. Never till his visit to Winnipeg had he seen a street car or a railway train. An automobile was a phantom machine, and aphono- raph was beyond the power of un- orstanding. Eleven years ago, while n down to Fort Smith, which y the way was one of the few oc. jisions on which he left Fort Chipe. wyan, he saw an electric light on the toamer Graliamc. Neither did telo- ihones possess such strangeness, for here are some instruments now in ise iu the No Trouble from Indians. During Mr. Wylie's long residence it Fort Chipewyan, where he plies the trade of n. blacksmith and gunsmith, Every convenience. Apply Tilley, Whitney Block. of five cents per ton. Every of coal mining righU which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at leaat once in each yettr. The lease will include the coil WANTED Young girl to assist with Skeith 259-2 j mining only, but the leeee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con housework. Apply Smith St., next to warehouse. to Mrs. Hudson's WANTED Party with horses and impl I Dominion Lands. light necessary for the working ot the mine at the rate of 910 an. acre. For full information application nuld be made to the Secretary the Department cf the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Bub-Agent ot to work on shares, 600 acres of land near city. Address Box 386, Leth- 257.5 WANTED Lady for confectionery store. Good wages. Apply 0. 0. Hubbard, Ma_ W. W. CORY. Deputy Minister of the Interior publication ot Uus advertifieraeut will not be paid tor. grath, Alta. 257-6 WANTED. General servant; must be able to do plain cooking. Apply Mrs. E. A. there has never from the Indians rebellion the crew been any trouble During the Kiel of the steamer at Cunningham. 255-6 HUDSON BAY COMPANY IMPERIAL TOBACCO Judging from our sales there are very few men in Lethbridge not using this tobac- co Ask any man why he uses it, A pipeful is the most convincing answer. caust- of ice at the mouth of t straits into which it not. thought wise to run. Eventually.'a.clear, pas. sage was found, and under full sail the Prince of Wales bore down upon Fort McMurray feared an attack from the redmen, she was kept in midstream by hawsers stretched from iithor bank, with steam ready to have at a moment's notice in the svont of an attack. "Did you never want to go back your old ihe reporter ask- td. "No; I never wanted leave the for 1 feel all at home there. I don't like this part of the country for I ;un not usnd to was the reply. "Do you read the papers up "J used to read them for a spell, but 1 soon lost my interest; and now understand so little of the things! .mtside that I do not A Pension Next Year. On May 3rd he will be entitled to a pension from the Hudson's Bay Co. At the coming election for the first he will r-xercise his franchise poll a vote in the Edmonton dis- trict. fn all of Northwest Canada there is only one older white resident than TO RENT. One large furnished room, suitable for two gentlemen. For particulars apply 1246 Bompas Str et, east of R.N.W.M.P. Barracks. 255.6 WANTED TO RENT Two furnished rooms, suitable for light housekeeping. Herald Office. Apply Box H., 257.6 FOR SALE Fine Shorthorn milch eov. Good milker. Apply 626 Crabb St., or P.O. Box 171. 256-6 FOR SALE. Betweed two-and three coi-d ot Al foundation stone, cheap. Apply E. N. Wakeley. 254-0 A Clean-up in Men's Socks We bought a big stock to clean up a got them at good price too. There "are hundreds of" pairs of the best Scotch heather mixed quality, made of pure wonud yarn. Talk about colors and com. don't think any. were missed. These are the ideal socks for winter wear and are warm without crowding the feet, and do not cause perspiration. pair .......Jte and The Corset of Distinction Try one of. these will find it is the most satisfactory cor. set you ever- wore: For the woman inclined to be stout we have a spe- cial corset called..the ADJTJSTO, made from.white and drab Coutil- le selected for durability. They IK double boned throughout making them practically unbreakable. But the most important feature for stout women is the adjustment in front made to lift and support the abdo- men in the moat comfortable posi- tion. And the ADJUSTO can be manipulated by the wearer without the aid from a third person. Underskirts It is really aatonwhing the number of hare sold this we venture to say that every purchaser was a pleased cus- tomer. We have a big va- riety that every woman can be suited. Every undvT- skirt is of the latest cut and finish. They are in the pop- ular shades, and vary in price MOREEN UNDER. SKIRTS, ..........ttS To- THE HANMOME SILK at Heavy stockings and un- derwear are now an absolute necessity, and the vital ques- tion in many of the homos can I get the most satisfactory goods for the leaat possible believe that we can answer the question satisfactorily if you visit our underwear department. And do it soon, because one of these days everyone will come with a rush after underwear and wonder why we don't serve them aa we usually do. So come eatly when we give you the most attention. Hudson Bay Co. York factory, on tho western' side of Hudson's Bay. Sets Foot on a New Land. What emotions filled the breast cf the young man as for the first "lima he placed foot upon a new continent and gazed upon a now breed of be- ings, the Indians, who then were practically the .sole inhabitants of the Northwest, it would be difficult to imaginev am] cM-tainlvj impossible of description. In the winter of 1362-1863 William Wylie gained his first experience of life on the American continent by his residence at Fort York. Little he thought wlion feelings-of homesick- ness occasionally overshadowed him, that almosl half a century should pass over hi.s hoad und never agaiii should lie see his home land. "Fort York was a new .world to he said to thi% Bulletin repre- sentative, "but it wns only a fore- taste of the pleastirrs that J perienced in the spring, when we left for the interior posts'of Hud- son's Bay Co." The. barrenn.ssi of the Orkneys was replaced by tlu .and prairie country of what is now northern and Sas_ katchowan. .ind in the great ion? land soon surrounded by n fascination that has nowr sinco btvn dispelled. for Fort Chipeweyan. In the springtime Wylie left with Hudson's Bay packets for the in- terior, their destination being Fort i Chipewyan, on the western end of I Lake Athabasca, near the inflow of the Peace. The trip of over a thou- sand miles occupied the. entire sum. mer, and when the York boats at last pulled up to Fort Chipewyan short dyas and Irmg nights of fall had arrived, and long dreary winter was beginning to settle clown over the land. The trip from York factory was made by Norway House, on the north of Lake Winnipeg, then down the lake to Grand Rapids, the empty- ing point of the Saskatchewan, up the Saskatchewan and Cumberland rivers past the present city of Prince Albert, and on to Isle la Grease. Then j the trip led down the Clearwater to j Portage la Loche, where a twelve- Wylie. He is Timothy Gau. :Irtte, of Fort Good Hope, also mployoe of the company. Gaudette has been 56 years a resident of the north. Forty-six years ago he made A short trip 4o Montreal, and upon his return he has made his head- luarters ever sinci at Fort Hope Much of his time in recent years was taken up in selling meat in differen parts of the Yukon. He, too, is fas' growing old, and in a short time wil pass front the country where for ove: half a century he has made his home vVith his demise there will be remov oldest living resident of tht far Northwest Canada. FOR SALE. A good team of horses for sale; weight about each. Apply J, F. Frame, the Drayman. 252-0 FOR SALE "Smith Premier" Typewriter No. 3, practically new. Land Co. The F. E. Mason 258-6 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any evcu numbered section oi Do- minion lauds in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan iud Alberta, excepting 3 and 96, nut reserved, may be homestead- ed by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 yeare of age, to the extent of one-quartet section of 160 acres or less. Application for eniry must be made in person by the applicant at A Do- n-ioion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency tor ihe district in which the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how f.ver be mads at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, ton, daughter, brother or Bister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required la per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (1) At least aix months' residence upon and cultivation of the land ie each rear for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he BO desires, perform the required reti- 5-roomed. house on Round St., Sta- ble on connection. Sold on terms. St. Apply 502 Courtland 256-6 A dark LOST chestnut colt 4 nios. old, white.star in for.head, white feet, not branded. Had a wire cut on right .side of neck and on left oar. re- ward for information leading to its recovery. Palace Livery, Ford St. 257-6 S2Q REWARD Lost, two bay g.ldings, branded on left, shoulders and one W. H. on left hip and on hip Alex. W. Harbinson, Taber. 253-6 Tho.se requiring connection for Electric Light supply will please call at the City Office and sign a form of application for same. GEORGE W. ROBINSON, Secretary-Treasurer. deuce duties t by living on {arming land owned sobly by him, not lew than eighty (80) aciet in extent, ia the vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) ot a homesteader has permanent residence on fanning land owned solely by him, not than eighty (80) acres iu extent, ia the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered fot by him is the vicinity, auch homesteader mij perform his own residence by living with ihe father (or C-l) The term "vicinity" r.i ihe two precueding paragraphs Li aefined meaning not more than miie miles in a direct Une, exclusive L-C the width of road crossed in the measurement. homesteader intending to NOTICE After the 31st day of October, 1903, all accounts owing to the Lethbridge Electric Co, Ltd., will be turned over tr. their solicitor for collection. By Order. 259-16 Off..! ItUllllCI Act The office of the Secretary Treas- urer will be. open on Saturday even, ing from 7 to 10 p.m., for the conven- ience of those wish to pay water rates and electric light rates. Please do not make the excuse that have not receivvd a bill. GEORGE W. ROBINSON, S? WANTED ISM WARNING TO PURCHASERS EVERY assignment of the right cf a South African Volunteer to a land grant must be by way of ap- pointment of a substitute and ln> in the form provided by the SPECIAL ATTENTION is to Sub-section 3 of Section 5 cf tie Voluntpfr Bounty Act, 1903, provides that no assignment of right of a volunteer by the appoint- ment of n substitute shall be od or recognized by the of the Interior which IS NOT FX- perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while with parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify tha Afenl for the district of irtch intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to for patent. W. W. Deputy of the Minister of Interior N.B.-Unauthorized publication ol this iidvertiwinent will not paid for. Tenders First class plumber, other ECUTED.AND DATED AFTER THC need apply. Western Plumbing and DATE OF THE WARRANT FOR THE Tinsmithing Co., Box 417, Leth- 1'AND GRAN1 issmd by the 256-0 tcr. of Militia and Defence in favor PRESS FEEDER WANTED A cylinder press feeder, with on.- or two years' experience, wanted. Apply at the He-raid office at once. 1 of the Volunteer. J. W. GREENWAY, .Commissioner of Dominion Lands, Ottawa. 28th September, 1906. PROPOSALS FOR NEW STATION AND FREIGHT SHED AT FERNIE. TENDERS will be received up to 18k, Monday, October 19th, for build- ing a now station and a new freight shed at Fernie, B. C. Plans covering the work may b? seen, and other information obtained at the office of the Superintendent or Resident Engineer. C. P. Ry., nt Cranbrook, B. C. Proposals must be submitted on blanks furnished by the Company, and th.3 Company reaerrea the right to reject any and all J. BROWNLEE, Cranbrook, Oct. 3, 06. ;