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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta JPagelO THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Thursday, October AS WELL AND RAILROAD HOME STEAMSHIP AND CANADA'S CATTLE KING Career of the Late Robert Ironsides of Montreal -A Pioneer in the Susiriess Canada's cattle King''Is dead. He passed .away, at Montreal last week, the person of Mr. Robert Iron- side, a victim to .heart' trouble, to he liacl been more or less sub- ject for years past. He was a middle aged man at the time of his death, be- but fifty-six years of age, and snowing but few symptoms being in a precarious stats health. That Robert Ironside was.a-million- aire, few meeting, aim in a casual way would for one moment suspect. For a man'who conducted the biggest tie export business ia and of I necessity carried -around on' his j suouiders a tremendous amount of re- J jspoasiDilicy, he showed, less? evidence jof hurry or worry than any man you which he passed across the ifloor of ..I trie Board-of. Tradenone day was ex- meetmsrs. we "nusht explain that thisi lactlv the Deliberate-stnae ...that, you >inUrvr ro n firm and the 1 could expect -to-morrsw: It never varied. I result.-will'be'given out at the full meeting of the Board. The meet- _ v t fe I think his mars of The full. Board will be held at THE EARLY LOVE J. of a child tends toward ca'ke andj good, bread and butter. Every child .is.-fond of our.bread and cake be- cause it is WHOLESOME and at the same time full of nutri- ment that helps to build up the little i There wes a I e sbt in future, no matter how the bull 'Miuc- The gHnVwas a-lways-ch-re. T 'and so was ,the- hait-iormed smile lot goes. at some subsequent; J7 fv n vrnich -broke out as he-stopped.to talk- meeting- a resolution is passed favor- I ing a change, -Tours ,Q- _G- -R RSVE, .President Board of Trade. I to you. Seme of his- fellow exporters rererred to it as the "Ironside and they were in" a big hurry Tnaeed At1 Black River, Prank Joyce foreman for the Northern Fish Com yanyx fell from: a doct and was drown City Mabel McJIullen, Trho. pleaded to robbing Sheriff Morrison's bouse a' ;was sentenced to a year-ii Vlercer. _ unassuming in his demeanor that you might have passed him by among a crowd nothing of the not 'air There wfis artist in his maKe-ap. was he desirous to near your opinion than to express his, He might even 'listen you dilate. upon tie cattle exporting business, al- though. if there was anything in the lousiness that he didn't know, his riv- als were never. able to -find it out. to Get Rich He was born in ondon. where he remained until the' age of about twenty-eight. -Then he went West to Manitoba. The province just be- ginning its progressive movement- It was still two. or, .three years before the C. P. R. would have through con- nection hecweeh the East and "West; but the fields were beginning-to open up, and Ironsides thought he saw a future. He probably first- sold the farmers agricultural implements. It is said -that" in- order to 'get -'paid for T-he-pleasanr purgative effect ipsrienced by all who use KQ.M.. Iain's Stomach-and Liver Tablets, the -healthy coaditien of the body DlU he aecepted-their grain and 'their. cattle, and thus-made his entry "into businesses. He was living- at that time in Manitou and he there er- ected the first elevator in .-thaUthriv- ing, It had a capacity of met J." T. Gordon, and. a. partnership was formed under to "stop >Ironside .tojtne name 0f..Gordon .This rcall it forth. tinn. was- forbears the -best JSnbwji No Hot Air-Artjst firm in the' cattle exporting "'business It is no SaTtery to say thate Robert ironside was held jn. the highest pos- sible'regard by air his bukness asso- ciates. Notwithstanding the -ever pre- sent -smile, and, the-ever ready, -and somewhat wMmsical -when you conversed with became aware of his seriousness: of 7purpose, uonfklsnce in his stktemeh'ts was-spon because there 7 was an.-utter bluff and .smartness.about :Fdrd St Beside File Bali i mind which they create, makes 'ond tile man. He was so backward in ex- Phone 11 SI SoFd" by all druggists. [Dressing his views arid'so modest and GEO. TAYLOE'S .For choice fresh Gut Flowers, Roses.-Car nations, I iiy of the T alley. And all other Flowers in sea- son- -Funeral Designs. Wed- diag Bouquets and Plants- of all kinds for sale aad to rear. Free delivery to all.parts the city. GEO. TA1XOR FLOKIST Corner Bartlett and ioadoi Road; Phone 675. P. 0. Bos 1353. Often in winter, you-dare not "open a window, even "though', the room be warm, because trie cold makes -aXdraugBt that .-is dan- gerou-s. Meater there 11 eed be. no danger Jronr draughts. 7 Op en-the lower part of the window little, put-the Perfection 'Oil Heater In front of the cold.d aught will be. turned Into a pleasant, healthful, current of fresh sir. The c TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS .J. A, Kerr has been appoinretd ..as- sessor at Belleville .at a salary of SROO. Mrs. Jane vThzte, the first whitr cliild Dorn in the township of Mara died, aged 80. Rev. A- R. Spragg, pastor of the Con gregational church at Yarmouth. N.S. has accepted a call to a church ii Calgary. ai. J. Henry, known contract- or, who built railways in British Col- umbia and Alaska., -died in San Fran- cisso. smoczzs "ives just as much heat as. you desire. It is safe, odorless -and jmokeiess. Has an aatoinstie-locKiSiig flaiue ,-yhich prevents the wick frurn being ruTned high enough to and is easy to remove ro dean and drop back. Burner body or gallery caanot become wedged, because of a new device" merefor; it can be easily and quickly unscrewed, for rewlcking. An indicator shows the amount of oil in the font. Has a cool Filier-c- p is put in place like a cork In a bottle. is attached to the foQt by a chain. Finished in japan or nickel, and durable, iight and ornamental. built for aad yet. in Canada. Later, h became Gordon, ironside Ltd., under naine. the 'business is still carried on, J. T. Gordon, had. a in Manitou, and after the Gordon Iron- side business was formed, the .firm combined lumber, grain Shortly thereafter the and -cattle. partnership Better luck with your you have a "Happy Thought 'No guessing: contest ever In- vented beats baking day for un- certainty. After -you have .mixed the Ingredients -for your cake, or batch of cookies, or whatever it .may bV you refer to your recipe boot, and it glibly answered- unless you hare a. HAPPY '.THOUGHT with its transparent .oven whepce you, can observe the process of cooking- without cooling the "No more pulling out your cilse prematurely to inspect it range anywhere which will prove A greater help in its exclusive points of advantage than the HAPPY rTHpirGHT.: .You buy a, range .only, a great while, madam. "vThy Tiot make sure of-your fiistiho- iion as. a good cook ''by HAPPY THOUGHT "Set in a hot oven to bake for three-quarters of an The question .on.ce arises in your mind, "How am' I -to 'know whether-my oven is for three-quarters of an -_Jiour to be sufficient And.the question anfl -then -have -your eager ex- pectations r da-shed by finding that doing it "fell." .Or that your biscuits have, gone i If you be a good cook. want certainty'to take "llse' place uncertainty, in- cooking results, you won't find a "the HAPPY THOUGHT: co-oper- ate with you to wards-success Investigate the ._-> -H-A P P.-Y-- THOUGHT at 'ask'your friend who :has one. You may-be surprised to hear we sell through the recommendation "or one friend to We have an interesting- little book that we send to anyone who writes for it 'The" WilKain. Buck Stove Company, Limited, Brdntford. GEO. H. AGENT-FOR- was Mr. Gordon removing to Pilot Hound, but in the course of a year or 'two it was again, renewed, and continued .till the end of the ter. The firm made a lot of money supplying construction gangs "aiid dur- ing the Northwest Rebellion of 18S5. tney .supplied..- the commissariat department jwith'beej: imported -from] Ontario. It was proiably7about .1887 that the firm, seeing that they! were-in a good grazing that were 'being raised convenient-to ship- ping--points 'along 'the Pembina 'line; concluded to shipment of'cattle to.Eastern Canada. 'I told that Robert .Ironside WILSON DEMOCRATS'CHOICE The Herald, in conversing; 'f'-Tlwith an learned .that the Democrats expected .Wilson, late .presid- ent of Princeton University, .to be elected Governor of. Jfew Jersey. If such., should -be. the case, he is almost cer- tain to be .the Democratic -sidenfcial candidate. The Dem- ocrats, c-lares, 'are "confident tory.. of vie-': first shipment of cattle by Jj'irm.; an-d I suppose. thi3 .was. the ship- nient referred. The train' was' a" small he" travelled in tiie.ca- boose. -He7thus learned some 'no were of use-to him later. a success; and the" firm .continued to ship for a Montague Hugb Atian.7 After, that came the .purchase or. the AVillow; Creek one on'the. -North Saskatehe-vy-an, aad during the time Mr'. .Ironside was., on the council of the Montreal Board the first ry' large ranch next, one o'wned by the brother of Lord Charles. -Beresford, dovrn'in Mexico.'- J thinks -they --spell the place Chiuhnia. It was 12 miles by 20" 240 square miles. This ranch was "later the firm purchased' of; and land, and.-JFrance; .and at the, time of his. death 'was talking o-f shipping -to Germany. the' time of Ms death he owned a 'largie1 amount of real es- tate fit-Montreal, whicii city' he look- ed -uponvas; having .'all' the- possibilities for '.an enormous .future. married" Annie-. -Gordon, cousin of his and Khe. .together with their two jsons, aurvive, Toronto Sat- urday Night1 DFX THE .FAVORITE IN ELECTIONS, AT >'f 0 1 New York; of the' entleman' -de- stringent nature of, the anti-gambling laws, which make, ifa, felony to ".lay a bet in which.the bet ting' 'on. the. coming 'elections in this than Folks, who--have money to -wager are to 3, jbut'-the-absence of Republican- money "caused to lengthen. NEWS FROM .TWP._2f RANGE 15V J. Jochemr 'was -in Lethbridge last week. 7 number of .year, was.- probably, -not L till 1891. that began' exporting to England., The first shipment wag said to have about .head. Hince tiat time.thef firm has" increased j its shipments bth'- er firms have entered into competition with it. Bui: the. Gordon, Ironside .Fares combination has always, main- tained the lead.. Him Although Mr. Ironside, as has al-. readj been said, was the'most rerir-j ing man imaginable, and never "sought orD.ce, his success iu the management of his own business was such that of- fices -sought him. In Manitoba he was eleored to represent Manicou in the provincial legislature. This was about tiic year 1SPL'. At the end of i Ms term he retired., li was probably cut .uiauy years tbereafter that lie j muved t'o the tlasi uud rouk up his i residence iu Myatreai. where he re- "Dutil his dCMth. Hero lie was ranch and a nuntber of other ranches L VLi O.JJ.W the -Crane Lake LethbrfflgeA yras a guest of McKnight Brothers Thursday the' West. they years had a .lease of'the BJood -Reserve .from the- Government, so 'that it is evident that, Mr. Ironside had a few things to keep Ms mind "oc- cupied." Yet, never r seeaied to have anything' to bother! 'a'nd-.Friday. '..-..I'--- 3VIrs." Smith and-Mrs. visiting 7 Fred.Beard and: family, and Miss were 'visiting TVm. i 2-13' Sunday. ir "Arthur, the five year old son Rev. Clemens, .fell out of a buggy loafing around knocking in over his body) A rival shipper tells me that he really Although ie seemed to be injured at tnmks that-Ironside keut the whole time, he suffers no ill from his m i fc.lt .T in his head as he never-seemed to be doing :much office work. He mis-hap at-this writing. Our the management of Miss Alice I ing nicely. enrolled and several more-will.start in later. good deal'Tof ing "shbwn, and 7parents. outside the distriefi7are-ireq.uelted to consult .with" the to tuition, etc.. 7 Costs Little, But Does tha Work Quickly, or Money Refunded. .two cups with one cup of '.warm water, and stir for 2 Put: ounces' of Pin- ex (fifty cents' wortn) oz. bot- "quiet about it. Wall tie; then add'the-Sugar; Syrups Taka street-heard that by three Stock Exchange which will-be bet at.'odds "-of -2 that Jphn A.; Dis Vill be the next-governor.of the State. So tar there little Republican --STost of the Jearlier -betting .was at odds' of 10 to 1, a teaspoonful every or -three hours.. 7 '7 f you -will find, tfiat tnis simple 7 edy takes hold of a: cough" more "ftu ly than anything ever. used. "Usually ends a deep-seated [cough in- side of 247hoursD too.'for whooping cougiy cnest oron- and other, throat -troubles. It stimulates the appetite .and .'is slignt- ly laxative, helps _eiid> .cough- This recipe .makes- jnore 'and better cough syrup than' you; buy. ready-made r It ckeeps per- fectly and tastes 'pleasant Plnez is .the' most. .concen- trated compound of Norway pine eztracti and' is rich' -in guialcol and -all-'the natural' p'ine7' elements which." are so healingNto'.tiie ;mem- branes..t Other preparations will not work in this' formula. This :plan of syrup with. Pinex and 'Sugar. ..'Syrup (or .strained honey) has- pfoyen so' popu- lar throughout the1. United -States and Canada, that it is .often, imitated: But the old, successful, formula ,ias never been equalled. A guarantee of absolute satisfaction, or money promptly refunded, goes ;with this recipe. Your. 'druggist has Piriex or will get 'it -for" you.-. -.-If not, send to The Pines Co., Toronto, Ont rr, 7 Lf ILI r v v a member rac oL Trade, autl i _ it nt-tiu t Of MO iusiiiui.ioa. serving OK it lor vaars. i. 7., treal.'winch he uiousQi.. snoum oe iu his quiei au4 man- leer he maUc many "neiitls here, all siacerely regretted his de- We have been too Imsv.of late unload- ing and unpacking two cars.of furni- ture to send in our usually interesting a d vert i s emeu .t. but are now able to .an- nounce tliat are displavi n 2: a i o assortment of large CARPETS LINOLEUMS in'great variety. We also have on hand a splendid line of extension tables and diners, dressers and stands for .11 bedrooms. All the comforts of a home on show here. Call and see us. troTG business. was a i wijo look much pleasure'in extending i j help in one way or another, to 'those I who needed k. Stones are told of his! itable nerve, and that one season wuen the firm were losing money like W3'i_r, he never turned a hair, but. just j went around as before. j Progressive Ideas __ Ironside did much to train C. P. Il'.-iuto the proper method of carry- lug'-cattle. All they liud to do was to "just keep tiieui moving all- the time never let them 'That -was the only v.-ay cattle exporting could be e to on he thought, should .be more important cattle centre. Show- ing how progressive he was, it. will be of 'interest to hear that lie opened up i business -with South Atiica, SwKzer- pracucal manner of doing things. Al- though he con'.ribu'ted largely of his wealth to charitable objects, his prac- tical mind detected the folly of much food' in your mouth. it or this, and he sought means rather the food you are eating is to cultivate the spirit of independence nofc being digestedi but fer IS AN ALMOST CERTAIN SIGN OF ACUTE. INDIGESTION If you have a taste of and self-reliance than -to get rid of the j impecunious in the easiest way. One of the instances concerned the settin up in business .of news whom he advanced small susis. Ke, insisted on them rerurninar these sums punctually, although most men would have tossed the money and tak- en no further concern in them, wheth- er they became beggars or self-sustain How the Ranch Business Grows Mr. Ironside's firm shipped no less tnan cattle in one season td (jreat Britain. If that -does not repre- sent much to the reader perhaps he may get a "oetter idea of what it means when it is explained that the cattle might average per head, so that the season's 'business would amount to about and that to carry cattle would require 140 ship loads of an average of 500 to a snip. The first ranch live firm" pur- chased-was called'the 5ar IT. THe sign was shown by the capital- letter U with a mark or'line across the top It was sometimes known as toe AJlan Gordon Ironside purchased mentng and giving out poisonous gas- es. Belching of gas is a common symp- tom at such times, and also that lump of lead feeling, as your stomach was carrying a much greater "load than h could 'stand. If you want prompt relief and per- manent cure, go 'to Johnson Jack- son and get a large tin bos.of Jli-o-na tables for, 50 cents. Johnston Jackson know that Mi- o-na is a highly recommended .scienti- fic remedy and that is why they arft ready to return your money if it fails to cure acid stomach, belching pi gas .dizziness, billiousness, sick headache foul breath and all stomach troubles. HYOMEI I I JURES CATARRH, ASTHMA, Cnwp, MM CoLfc, or JOHNSTON A JACKSON EAT 77. BREAD The breadof quality- Something nice to have in the house at any time For a trial loaf phone 1027 GILMORE, THE BAKER Russell Street. North Ward. You can always enjoy your the EXCELSIOR CAFE Excellent cuisine, quick service and moderate prices liave put this cafe to the front In less than fftfir months. ;