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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TITE LETTTBKIDGE DAILY HERALD Make Your Guess before October 31st . The SlllMloiio aii�a(i> lug. .Contest .Is. piwn f .until .tlie .al)ovo ilato. ThoHfe who htivo not yet tttkcB udvnntttgo ot tlio aplciidld opportunity afforded them by G. V. Slo-phcnB & Company, liiniltnd, will hisve just ii8 good a chance as lUiyone for wlnnlnR the monny. Make your guess now. Thorp aro no (lllllcult ruloH to comply .� cUU| For..eyeri- .(mart of SllU- ttpne..tho. boiuitlfiil and sanitary v/all finish'bouRliti one Kucsa as to K:.? amount of -money, con-taiuod In the glHsa Jar on ox-hlbitlon- In Wlnnlpet; may Iki seat In. Contest ClosesOct.31 The Jar holds (!i-lG) nlnn six-tcenUi of ii Kal. of water iilid la v?iv filled v/lthmoney ,Kold sll--, biUii and copper. Tlio, mon^y >';;:tnl'jcd. Is lean .than ($.1001 tiVf hnndred dollars and niorf! t,n;i/,. (SEfl). fifly., dollars. Uny nioro (luart'j of Silkstone and cnud In your gucases at the Jttuouul of money at once. You ii;:-y' be the lucky winner. Don't delay. Too prize Is a big one. Send iu your guess today. G. F. Stephens & Co. LIMITEO Paint and Varnish Makers Winnipeg, Mj.nitoba EMIGRATION OF THE BRITISH PEERAGE Bearers of lilstorl , names are making homes In Canada while many others are sellinq their estates at home and investing their spare cash. NO HOLIDAYS FOR SCHOOLS CONGRESS OFFICIALS WILL NOT NEED BUILDINGS-CONVEN-TION FOR TWO DAYS a i. The sehoolr, will be open ue.\t week 8 4 utiia!. with the exce|it.ion of Wed-T:Prday u!-d ThnrFdny, when the an-runl convention ot the Ldhbridge Ois-II let Public School Teachers' associa-tinu will be hold. Th? Kntertalr.niont ceimralttec of I ho Dr.v Far.iilng Co))grei'.s here fcund tinit It will not be necessary to close li'c Bchcolri, as at first expected, In or-I'er to supply sufficient 1 sleeping ucco-itimcdatlon. y,:: I). A.,.M(;Kerrichor is president ot the asEoolatlon, and Miss 11. Shnr-iv.r.n is Bocretary. The pro.sranimR for the lv.-o-da/3' convention has heen-specially arransr'ul, with regard to the OoTigrnsB, and the addr'eases and pallors wilt bo conneoled more or less with matter'? of importance at the Ex-lofjltion, and should prove highly in^ fctructlve, as well as most interesting. London, '^epl. fi.-"Absentee. Landlordism" 1b now a term thai can bo levelled aRalust nof only Irlih property owners but appiles with perhaps greater truth to i)resenl dliy Kngllsh and Scottish owners of large estates, than, when It was a term of opprobrium In the mouths ot tenants throughout the Kraorald Isle. 'Though It has lost its' sling and Is dlssoclaled from anything iippjoiich-Ing Iho bad teelin,n wl-jlch gave birth to the term, it Ls forced on the observer that the ahsonce of Hrltlah landlords from this couiiuy is increasingly froiiuciit, and tlir reason reveals a more serious condition tlian operated In the cas' to ye.arch the hotel registers la British ('olumbia. This is the report of, an English writer who has Just returticd from Canada and who says that in several towns the majority of the guesty wrote "Scots Ciuards," "King's Own" etc., after their nuiTicn. interest in (^^anada has bo-come so widespread that practically every big family has its associations I able to reside again within Its borders. An 1 nit 1 mate frlond of King George, Lord Hyde, tho future Karl of Clarendon, intends to add i.o his interest In Canada and although a high position of State has been offered to him he will probably eHtahiish a Canadian i float and live for tlie majority of the year at least in lirltisli (Columbia. III'jI faither tho K:irl of Clarendon, by the | Way Is the only mnn except ofllclals j who has a key to Hyde park. An in-: terestlng story attaches to this right. It was a Clarendon wlio presented the land which Is now Hyde I'ark to the royal Tamily, a gift, it Is whiaperod, which has been regretted by some of his descendants; for ihi; family Is not now a rich one and llydo Park Is amo-ig the nios.t Viiiiiahle land in London today. .\s a memento of his niagnillcent gift he received a gold key to tho gates; and the rights of hi.; family to enter the Park when closed to the public are quaintly sol forth in tho warrant. Besides being one of the most debonair and iiopuhir men In London Lord Hyde is one of the limit- LORD CHARLES BERESFORD Famous English naval officer, who Is interested in Cobalt mining. �a 8 To Rein IN THE SHERLOCK FIRE PROOF BUILDING A store or grouiic/ floor otnce, immediate pDSBessJoo. Alflo offlces on the several floors. Rentals from toM (lU) dollars upwards "per momih. Safety deposit drawers and vaults; all siz&s and prices. Jnnitoring free.. R. E. SHERLOCK, Office 101 Ai, Sherlock ?hone 487. BIk. there. This is true, in a limited degree, of foreign houses and it Is even so widespread that the Emperor of Germany has responded to the attraction and as a keen investor has some of his marks earntng good interest in a Vancouver proposition; though naturally his name does not appear. Lord Aberdeen, the Viceroy in Ireland, was one of tho first to acquire land and in buying the Cold-3tream Estate iu British Columbia set the fashion which was followed by many other peers. His ofiicial duties prevent him making extended visits to Canada but nrltlBh Columbia has novey lost its attraction for him and he frefluent-ly exprowes the hope that he may be LORD ABERDEEN'S CANADIAN HOME Irish Viceroy's House at Coldotream, B. C. Special Acres of the aid iiMern Alberta Tlie ino.st of this triict is ull witliin tAVO townships, is all iinimprov-I'd and is nil sltN'iin plow laiid. Tl; Avas solected by ourselves yt^ars ago wlieii some hen land was not as scarce. AVc had a lot to choose from. IT LIES DIRECTLY ON THE LETHBRIDGE-WEYBURN LINE This Railway Construction, Under Town- is Now and Two sites are Laid Out by the C.P.R. On This Land We will sell this land right. The price will make yon monoj- and the, A Few Choice Residential Lots 25 X 125, sitiiatQ close lo Henderson and Queen Viet Parks, at 225 each, 1-3 cash, A liberal discount allowed for For full particulars sec:- balance G, 12, and 18 months all cash. R. V. Gibbons Balmoral Block cd conlledential advisers to ICing George. Less than ten in number they form an unofllcial council, and although little is heard of their work, they have an enormous influence, and to their advice are due many of the unconventional actions which have mado King George so popular, i)ar-ticularly among the working classes. They are the "eyes" of the King and to dlflicult problems they bring a rijie and illuminating Judgment which is very valuable to His Majesty, Lord Hyde is married to a sister of Lord Somers,-another peer who has recently purchased* an estate near Toronto and taken up residence there with his family. . "To bo useful rather than conspicuous" is tho maxim of the Somers family and In taking np life as a Canadian farmer the present [>eer is certainly giving practical effect to this motto. .Following tho example of the Duke of Sutherland some of our nobility are diapoRiiig of their lands here and acquiring holdings in Canada. Lord Vernon is a case in poiut. Some of the money he obtained from his Derbyshire states will be Interested prob ably In Western Canada. Ho Is descendant of the de Vernon who came to England and the name he bears has alway.s been famous In Eng. ll'jh history. Sir Henry Vernon was Lord ot lladdon l-lall which was afterwards tho home of Dorntliy Vernon whose love affair and elopment with Sir .lohn .Manners furnishes so charm ing a romance. At lladdon Hall too, Prince Artliur, the brother of Henry Vlf, spent much of his time with Sir Henry Vernon who was appointed Govtrimr and Treasurer to tho Prince Sir rticliard Vernon is another member of tho family who finds a place in history. Hi' was Speaker of tho Lel-cciter Parliament in I42ri. By marriage .the liiuiily claims connection with tho house of,Leicester of which several members are iieeiily interested coinmerci.illy in Canada. 'I'he Hon. Edward Coke, a son of tlio ICarl of Leicester, is as you may j know interested iu tho prosperity of I a certain hotel in Saskatoon and a luomber of a powerful syndicate which owns a great deal ot land in West-j em (;anada. It is one of tho most offoctivi" lelorls lo assertions that i Drilisli aristocrats are decadent, to I show tliat iliey are proving themselves I udeiits In liiiancial matters in Canada,J I and It iy fretiuontly used by those who^ feel called on to offer defouco. i\lr. Coko of course gets his wonderful mental gifts from his greitt iincestor Sir Edward Coke, the scholarly luwyur who framed tho Petition of Kight. In constitutional questions the name of Coke is one to conjure with. .iuolher of tho bouse of beioester is the Hon. Henry Coko son of the lirit Earl. Beforo the days of rallw.iy expansion in Western Canada he travelled in the saddle over the Rockies and his volume written on this experience is one of the few records we have dealing with perhaps the most pictur-osqijo period in tho history of Western Canada. He s'lll retains an intercut n tiie devolopment to tho Do-mlnlcm. Lord Clanwllliam is a cousin of tile Hon. Edward fJoke h.oil wits on the same diroctoi-iito and it Is a treat to hear him rty'dy to those v,-ho assert tliut Canada [ : being overdone, Winnipeg and it;,' vicinity sooin lo liold spuclul attruClions for Hril: peei'.i. Lord Hi^iiilip has tor some limo had largo ' invostments in tluit district and is, I undor,stiitid, Bailing shortly and ^ylll take the opportunity of aecurlng unything that aeonis to be terms are easy. Would you like to look over the land"? are at your service. If so, our oars Th Land Company Alberta Block., 324 5th Street. Lethbridge Head Office: Palace Building, Minneapolis A DUCAL "CASTLE" The Duke of Sutherland's home farm at Brooks, Alberta good. Lord Northcliffe too in addition to his interests in Newfoundland and Eort William is heavily concerned in the jirosrierlty of the western city. Sir Thomas T^lplon is another man of title whoso keen business acumen has dictated investment in Manitoba, while the Hon. A. ,1. Rnifour, the former leader of tlie Unionist party, many years ago had the prescience to recognise that there would bo rapid ap-proclallon iu land values, and acted acqordingly. Lord Charles Berestord is associated witli tlie Duki�� ot Sutherland in his W3slern profiosltlon, and in addition has Interest's In real es-tato oiifsldo Toronto. Lord Clinton has had altUlatloii with t.anaiia for some .roars Hi.) is a ^nry old peerage. Ho traces his descent I New Remedy That Removes Freckles or Costs Nothing Hero's a "chance Mls's Precklo Face to try a new remedy for freckles with tho guarantee of a reliable dealer that it will not cost you a penny unless it removes the freckles, while if It does give you a clear complexion, tho expense is trifling. Simply get an ounce of othlne double strength from .1. D. liig-onliotliain & ("o. and one night's troatmoiit will show you how easy it is lo rid yourself of the homoiy freckles and get a beautiful complexion. Itarely is more than one ounce iieeded for tho worst cii'so. He sure to ask for the double strength othino as llils is the only iirescrlptioii sold under a guarantee of money i)iick it it falls to remove freckles, J. D, Hlglnbothani' &. Co., Ltd. back to the thirteenth century and kis ancestors mainfaUned armed foi'ces to light for the ri.'vhts ot their lords. In the wars of the Roses his house was on the side of the House ot York and was penali'/.ed by being deprived of the title, which was later restored. Lord Congleton la tinother absentee and is now 'shooting big gamo in tho neighborhood of llio Vollowhoad Pass. Lord Savillo Is also In lirltisli Columbia whoro he has a double attraction in noling the iiicrensing value of his land and handling the rideaiid rod, being an expert at botli. Sir Robart Lucas-Tootli is understood to bo negotiating for land In tho Niplssing District of Ontario, Sir John atruthei-3 left for Canada last week. His brother and sister have ot course resided iu the Dominicn for some years. Lord Willoughby de Broke whose ^incostor helped lo win Bosworth Field and carried tho flag ot tlrltain into Franco is another who llnds C�nadlan real estate attractive and I's credited Willi the intention ot acquiring fresh tracts. Lord .lolcey is reported to have an interest in a 24,000 acre pro-! position in Port Oeorgo, but ot this I cannot speak with knowledge. The ISari ot Dunmoro, one ot whose- forbears was a leader iu the rebellion of 1745 and was indicted for high treason and pardoned, Is al'.^o concerned in tho developraeat ot western Canada. Lord Desborough, chairniau of the London Chamber of Commerce, and Lord Cadogan uro others interested in Brit-Ish (.'ohinibia. Earl Grey of eoursn maintains Ills shooting cabin in British Columbia and some say ho is mora lieavlly Intore-sted In Canada than any other nrlti.sli peer. Karl Stanhope, Earl W'lnterton, Sir William Carstln, Sir (;h:u'les Hunter, Sir Arthur Lawley and Sir Uonald Lano uro all ^vitli you In Cafloda. TUoy ai'o interested in Alljerta lands, lu mines, in rnllwayB, mortgage contpau- les, and many other things, and ttaair'j visit means that a great deal mora' capital Is to be invested in tbe'Do>' minion. , There are a number of other British notablE'.i who have their money eani"; Ing dividends in Canada. A greats many of ithese transactions ./edOBt-; in proxy." " ' S � .-Vlthough lords are at a . discount' nowadays, Knglaud is uW'Ukonlng ;t*', the fact that the deprivation of th�ir capital consti'tuteB a weakening, 'of ^ tluanclal strength, which in tbelODKii run is bound to have consldevaW* weight, '. ' ' Lastly there are the banking lorda.-These go to Canada as diplomatlo '-agents representing great banking house^s. Unheralded, thejr are touBd : in the best hotolB, but you get no da* to their identity from tho taoterreti�>;vr ter. They register as plain ".Mr, Siiutb^/ .lonos or RobinBon," and always ^.ot'^> Bom6 town in Canada, for they wish t� avoid puhjliclty. They are there.'-to sift the chaff I'rom the wheat, and 4�. report the sound inveatments