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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta >AOE EIGHT THt LETHBRIDQE DAILY HtRALO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, (Ml. TYPES OF EMPIRE BUILDERS IN CANADA (By Mrs. George Gran, in the Stan-; from the first day they had me there. dard of Empire) I went into the kitchen to make the One of the experiences which I dc-: fire, but could find no wood, no coal. sired most keenly during my recent; no water. I looked about for the f wanderings through Canada that bundles of tidy sticks one always has beautiful and busy country of big in the Old Country. Nothing to be Keen. Then I remembered I must not expect comforts, and went out- distances and happy toil, bright sun- shine and fertile a talk with an Englishwoman who would tell me in close detail her experienc- es of Canadian domestic life which I here transcribe from the record I made of them at the time. An English Girl side to hunt. I found a shed with coal, but all the wood was big, round j pine logs, hopeless for kindlings. I hunted for a chopper. It cost jne a long time and a cut finger to splinter enough for my purpose, and when I tried the I wish you'd She is an English girl who came j but two years aso to keep house for j seen 'how clumsy I was. I tried to her brothers. She tells her story j HSht the fire frora the front- as we vividly while she gets tea ready in did at "DUt found rt the little wooden house on the prai- from the and after ffi-r rie. She is young and pretty, and I watch her work with pleasure. She has curly auburn hair and a pleasant were smarting with smoke and my temper ruffled it began to draw. Then for the water. I looked everywhere, but there was none to be taps, no barrels, no. any thing I took a pail and searched round about for a well, but at last had to call one of the boys, and he took me down to the well that supplies several of us good 400 vardsawav. It was III tell you 01 my first day." she with real l realized how voice, and her hands are red and honorable sign in this country. Far away on the horizon is a crimson ring of sunset, in the middle distance a straw stack burns with a pale yellow flame. says. "I can never forget how odd it all was. I got to Regina at two in the morn-ing, and whenever I think of- the city I see it as I saw it then for the first silent and grey, with its unpretentious rows of wood- en houses. My brothers had been 'batching' it, ana welcomed me glad- j ly. They are not farmers they work ia the city an8 had had many dis- comforts to put up with. started right into work at once. I got up that same morning to make their breakfast. They were asleep still, and I wanted to please them sometimes that it isn't good to drink beer. Those ideas are -worn out, as everyone knows the ale of old Eng- land and the fine beers of Germany are at the root: of health and strength in those" people. Good, pure that is what you want, and that is strengthening and invigorating like that "brewed by the The Lethbridge Brewing J a tans a and Malting Company, Ltd.-where to every drop of water J used must be drawn from the well and carried all that way. The Well and the Wash "At last I got them some tea and bread and bacon, and sent them off to work with a list of needed stores.-j After they had gone T looked First to wash up the breakfast things. There was no sink, no sign of a sink, but earnest search revealed a pail full of tea leaves, potato parings, and refuse hidden behind a packing case. Evidently this must be my portable sink. But where to empty it I went to the door, and surveyed the blank prairie, and at last I; took a spade and dug a deep hole far from the shack, for -the boys had evidently ,j emptied the 'sink' out of the front! door, or back door, or anywhere f handy, during their reign, and that! method did not commend itself to me. "Early in proceedings I had spied in one corner, of a room upstairs a heap of dirty clothes, socks full of holes, tailless shirts, and other bach- elor signs which made my heart bleed. The tablecloths looked as if they had been usea to clean boots with at least two months' washing stared me in 'the face. Half a mile or more away a neighbor's shack, and there I went to borrow a tub after a hopeless search for the thing at home, and I first drew four'pails of water up from the -well. putting three of .the pails straight on the stove to heat. The neighbor, an Irish-woman, lent me her tub -with all the good will. in the world. With in- describable backache I washed the pile of clothes aad linen from pure black to pale best I could cpmpass-r-and then was hard put to for a clothes line At last I membered a cord round a trunk stairs and unknotted it, wondering fix it, for there was no pole Why StanfieM'sUse Nova Scotia Wool THE chief reason is because the Stanfields have never found any other wool that makes Underwear so peculiarly suited to Canadians. The salty, ocean breezes and healthful climate, coupled with the rich grazing, give Nova Scotia wool a quality which is not found anywhere else. Nova Scotia wool is perfectly blended. It is soft and smooth, yet staunch and strong. .It can be spun like silk and wears almost like steel. Garments, knitted of this fine wool, give the desired warmth and are not heivy or bulky. It is no exaggeration to say that the Stanfields get the pick of the Nova Scotia wool. The founder of these mills did much to'develop the sheep-raising industry throughout the Maritime Provinces. The farmers saved their best wool for him, and continue .to send their high grade wool to the Stanfield mills. Then, too, this .wool mills in the best possible condition. There are no long railroad journeys in the holds of tramp steamers. The wool is shipped direct to-Truro as soon as sheared. Experts .sort, clean and make it ready-it..once, for its trip of transformation into Stanfield's Unshrinkable Underwear. Underwear is made by the only process which.takes the shrink out of the wool before the garments are knitted. The value of this by the founder of the Stanfield shown by the growth of this business, which is now capitalized at and employs over 300 operatives. Stanfield's Unshrinkable Underwear is made in 3 standard weights, Light (Red Medium (Blue Label) and Heavy (Black Label) and in 17 other weights and qualities to suit the requirements of every man and woman. The best dealers everywhere handle .Underwear. Catalogue showing styles, and samples of fabric, sent free for your address. _ 2 TEACHERS' CONVENTION HAD MANY DELEGATE? But Were Only Half of Those Who Might Have Come i and no trees. Finally I strung it be-, and thoroughbred Ayrshires but Dutchman is working towards ulti- BUCHANAN'S DEATH. tween the house and the woodshed, then it ought to be and hung out the washing to dry. them as There was hardly any food in the children, place, so I boiled some potatoes and made a 'hasty' pudding splendid. He 'mate independence- That is glory a woman -work in Canada. It-has such re-j i wards. He tells me of DUE TO NATURAL CAUSES London, Ont... Oct. verdict The of the Southern Al- berta teachers held here on Thursday and yesterday was one of'the biggest conventions of the province 'this year About a hundred and twenty-five tea- chers attended the scs-sio'is being, about half the teachers ia the two- inspectorates. Inspectors Brown and McKerricher were present during the meetings and helped in directing the discussions on the various papers. The following is the list of teach- ers registered. L. Berry, Frank C: A. Smith, Badger Plats; B. Nimmons and I. McCuiioch, Lethbridge :w. S.; Flem- ing, _Rathwel_l_; M. Harkcr and F. Forsyth, Magrath J. I. Hollies, Harvard J. A. Mercer and W. R. Dyer, Magrath B.' H. Ray- mond J. A. Alton, Howe J. Mac- Kay, Magrath E, Da vies, Raymond; J. Scoffield, Lundbreck A. E. Tor- rie, H. Elder E. Berney, Mac- leod F. E. Halfpenny, Jumbo Val- ley E. A. Oliver, Jos. Morgan and R. R. Davidson, Lethbridge; A. M. Fender, Taber S. Mostyn, Welling G. Oxley and W. E. 'Buce, Pincher Greek; J. C. yMa'cK .Lethbridge j H. J. Pears.on and C. A, .Qurtis, Ray, mond C. E. Brandow, Lethbrid-ge I. F. Fitch, Wheatland Centre J.B. Morrow, Cow ley E: B. Northam, Albion Ridge; E. Gilbert, Rocky. Coulee; N. Halpermy, White Lake; A. M. Johnston, New Dayton E. McCafiery and M. Fulton, Taber M. Clapp, E. S, Sharman, E. E. Mc- Clure, E. Boles, E. Ault, B. B. Main, F. Gibson and B. M. Telfer, Leth- bridge M. Creelman, Irvine J. Me- Leod, Taber M. Amass, Bountiful A. F. Haslam, Mountain Peak A.M. Gillespie, Grain Belt A. R. McRae and A. J. Wilson, Alice Creighton, Spring Coulee M. Smith Beazer; A. McMillan, Granum; H. Lawrence, Pincher Creek C. E Ken ny, Warner W. W. Brownlee, Clares- holro G. W. Wares, Rose Buttes Maralda Allen and Dessa .Johnston. Raymond C. Sansoa B.A., Medicine- 'Hat; K. P. Stewart, Pincher Creek; A. H. Meneely, Medicine Hat; A. E.- Ferrier, and Hamilton, Leth- Miss Miss Cascaden. Nanton; J. J. Baker Raymond Miss McKellar and Miss Kelson, Stavely Miss Addy and Lit iLia itJ- which he has e the death, of W. I follow him into the warm, sweet-! section, for half of found 1 F85 Lethbridge; Miss Ham I. Buchanan, whose body was stores I prepared their listened with seemly humility to their another, quit working for hire and start alto- prize-winner to expressions of admiration and_ de- light v Funny, little woman with the red- hair and red, red hands, what will Antelope, October 1 to 30 We can supply you with everything on want for hunting big game, and can even mount the game for you when you return Come to a good, live, up-to-daie SPORTING GOODS HOUSE and get what you want at right prices Ttie lettibridge Sporting Goods Company ...Edison's October Records just in building up this one is off her feed, and is therefore in disgrace, havinu; her milk tested by Dr. Chartson, the bacteriologist, to fix the trouble. We the "boys" do when she marries milk this, one has oats chopped and She has refused two offers already for their sakes, but can hardly be ex- pected to do that for ever. I look round me, and see how beautifully she keeps the she has rigged up a primitive boot-scraper to save her shining floors, a clothes linn stretches proudly between poles be- yond the back door, endless homely [contrivances bear witness to her ready wit and industry. The "boys" must marry too, in self-defence But wives are scarce in Western Canada. Here is another Dutch cattle-herd who has charge of a fine dairy farm five miles from Re- gina. He is a big, handsome man. who talks English with the same quaint, haunting accent that I have telling me how each one has her dif-. gether on his own land he will-be on ferent one is going to beef, i the way to prosperity. His round, and so, is on bran, which does not rnyy, childlike face glows as he talks, make fat, and gives a good yield of _ Tte evidence a repetition blue eyes beain. with hope. A Grey Nun of the facts already made public, the only now features being j of Dr. Trevor, of St.' George's hospit- i lal, who made the autopsy. Dr. TTCV- flaxmeal and middlmgs, as .she needs- Ilei.e is another Empire-builder or stated that Mr. Bttchanan had suf. Duffin, of the Regma Hospital, fered -from fatty degeneration. of the T _ .1 f j_-. I :he-Kcverend of the t3ie presence of gall stones and of Grey cultured, and gracious woman. I look at the sturdy j could tell with tears of her over-, of them, all born in the tiny hospital, of the count-, lie strokes their backs, fluffy with the j appliances, of their wonderful coming winter coats. S.ULCCSS in nursing, of their gentle. Her daily program of average feed i selfless Some flowers have been in that byre reads like a fairy tale. In my ignorance I never _ guessed cows could eat so much. At four a. m- he gives them their first meal of bran or chop, at 6.20 an oatsheaf each, at 7.30 water, and at 10 an- other oatsheaf, at noon more water, afonfr he pves them hay, at 4p.m. chop, at 5.30 oatsheaf, at 6.30 wa- always associated with Nico tor, at 1 hay and twice a week man. His is a splendid herd of grades 'a little salt. All..the while this big incipient Bright's Disease. Death, he said, resulted from heart failure., con- sequent upon the condition of fatty degeneration and diseased blood ves- sels. Miss David- Pulton, North Fork; Miss Henderson, Farm Hill; Miss Vipond and Miss Humphries of Stirling; J. E. Shinnin, AWersytks; A. Clark, Raymond Miss Doranr Miss Richardson and Miss Ormond, Macl-eod Miss Stewart, Claresholm; Miss McGill, Panirtia Miss .Jackson' Summerview Waterman and Miss Kinniburgri, Lethbridge; J... W. Fulton, Medicine' Hat; F. R. (Surry, Dunmore Miss Munroe, Raymond Miss Kennedy, Miss Ironside. Miss Hargrave, Miss Burgess and Miss; Sutherland, of Medicine Hat. sent her to-day from the hi-; seem to be. She doles carefully from ward to ward; pale from recent illness, looks as she handles them the patients smile to see her enter she is greaily beloved. I turn again to my humble and content. There is a great goo-d in a .country which has among its children such workers as these." Don't Forget To take your meals at the on- ly whitf Restaur-' ant in Letli- bridge THE ASK FOR OUR .FRESH SPRING CHICKEN And Eggs, also Vegetables and Home Grown Suckling Pigs and Pork from our farm. It is for yon. Also Fresh Oysters in season, any style to suit your taste. WejArc Here to Please You at Any Cott N. H. MURRAY, Prop. Men W ear We should like to send you or give a copy of the Style Book, show- ing you "What Men Besides picturing the latest. fashions for me n the .book shows the proper dress for all "occasions. r In fine tailoring we show sample Sintings and Overcoat- ings in prices ranging.froni up to and Dress Sail Sillc-lined, 530 acd SSS. A. SOUTHARD, AGENT, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. New York, Oct. Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, command- ing the British fleet, fulfilled a long cherished ambition .when he rode to Ossining in a locomotive- which drew section of the Twentieth Century Limited, the New York Cen- tral Railroad.'s eighteen hour train between New York and Chicago. Admiral Seymour -was the guest of W. C. Brown, president of the road, on tne trip. J. Pierpont Morgan arranged for the ride with Mr. Brown. At the banquet of the Hudson-Fulton cele- bration commission Admiral Seymour chatted with Mr. Morgan about Am- erican railways a-nd confided, to the financier thrat he would like to ride in an electric locomotive. Mr. Mor- gan spoke to Mr. Brown of the matter wad the latter promised to gratify the admiral's wieh. S P O-O L Is supplied with the BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA And is cool, bright and pleasant. Best Cigars ami Tobaccos in stock Barber Shop in of Oliver ;