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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta September 11, T11K HERALD 7 .It bring, flood .ihf day of m ptrftet pawdvr ii In "Alb.rt.'i i> rt- pifMlly from my to h.ilth. "Alb.rU'i li ig known by good oboki your grocvc for It todty. AN ELABORATE SPECIAL NUMBER r LONDON TIMES.CELEBRATES. ITS FORTY-THOUSANDTH NUM- j BERiWlTH A SPECIAL ISSUE t London, Sept Times, first t 'published under that name- in- 1788, iprints its.iforty thouaandtlr-number, to- day. To emphasize the: occasion, that, journal issues an extra forty-four page J the lilstory of the newspaper! The special nuin- f lier has the first article of a series, entitled "TherStory of be Ing an Illustrated review "of. the art from the time of Gutenburg, down to iWllliani Morris and the present day The .Oxford University Press, it points out, is-the only press that can produce "a.list of all its publications for 327 years. The passing -of mod- ern printing is dealt with in th-e arti- cle on the .'United States; to "color printing six articles are to be devoted nnd a similar number has been writ- ten on the fascinating .subject of cop- ter plate .printing and lithographing, JIB woij.ajf aa account of many 'private presses. There is a splendid repro- duction of a page .from the Kelmscott! Chaucer. A special section is devoted to the; newspaper, press, and the Times naturl ally.has" the pride here. An j absorbing story is told ae to how there'came The Times of which is a separate story, and divulges the myteries of organization about which th-ere is always so much public curiosity. Dr. Morse's Indian Root just the right medicine for, the- children.. When they are constipated --when their kidneys a re out of order over-indulgence in 'some favorite food gives them indigestion Morse's Indian Root Pills will quickly and surely put them right. Purely vegetable, they neither sicken, weaken or gripe, like harsh purgatives, Guard your children's health by always a'box of Dr. Morse a indian Root fills in the house, They M the Children SAW EDMONTON FIRST THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Dominion Aitfonomer Pays His First Visit Since 1877 Edmonton, Sept. King, C. M. G., boundary commission- or, chief oBtronomer ent of the geouotle survey of Canada, who made the journey from MJnneso hi to Northern; Alberta, over the old trail in 1877, when'. Edmonton consist- cd of a stockade :.nud trading post in the valley of the Saukatehewiui, re- turned today to'find the wooded pla- teau he had surveyed, 35 years ago, transformed Into the 'capital the city of population, with substantial store and office build Inge, factories, railroad yards and comfortable residences "It la only by thu the Saskatchewan valley that I re- cognize the aa the alto 1 Dr. King said. "All else is changed. When I.came herein 1877, to plot the Fourteenth: baseline and the principal meridian, the only sign ct white was the Hud- son Bay post 'Aside from the fort there -landmark by which I should recognize .thriving and prosperous city. "There were no aj s In the west in 1877. Our -party, set out from Pishei'a Leading on Pear Lake, Min- nesota, for the far west Fisher's Lauding is 70 miles south of Winnl- ppg- We trav-elfad to Winnipeg by Red RIv er ox-cait, leaving there on July 6, and made the long Journey across the to singularly .uneventful a little over two: months, reaching Ed- monton on Sept 22 A few settlers were coming In those 'days, all in Red River carte. An average journey was about 20 miles a day.-. Everything wag quiet in 'thfl "country when we came through.: We travelled thy the usual trali through .Battlefdrd along the old Canadian Pacific railway lino Mr. King said that the original.sur- vey for! the Canadian Pacific railway was run-about. 30 miles south 6E Ed- .monton.. It was abandoned, after- -ward the company extended a tele- graph line into the-weBt; going as fai as the Hay lakes, "Soon after our party reached the present site of Dr. King added, "I took observations from in front of! the Hudson's Bay Trading company's anil having fixed the latitude, there I measured north to the Hue, which we determined, should be the fourteenth baseline, and thence along .that line "to ;the. principal merld- RURAL PHONES FOR. COWLEY CONTRACTS .RECEIVED 'AND THE LINES WILL BE BUILT AT ONCE Cowloy-Sopt. Inspector telephones WUB town this week nnd finished securing the contracts for the rural line to the south. The stalling crew" will be here about the last of the month and the lino con nected with long distance at once Central will, have her hands ful. when'this line gets connected, as the Lundbreck exchange have their cen tral in Cowley. The new line has been long plan-ned and the subscrib ers are pleased to hear that' theh much'ifelt want'is at last so near. W. .1. Gilmore's tenth was'frighten ed and ran away on Friday. After running sdme time ,the .tongue broke and the splintered end entered leg of one of the honsea and, has ren dered the animal'uBBleBB, The hprae was Mr. Gilmore's famous Chief and was well known around the distrie as. the best pulling horse in the conn try, Sir. Clifford Crawford was a visitor in PIncher City on Sunday. .Mr. Walter Younger of North Fork school district, came .to town Satur day with his .daughter Goldie, who is going to enter the school- here This 'speaks well for .our principal Mr. Martin, and for the new school. Vera Parker is very ill and.in a dangerous condition. The doctor's pronounce it rheumatism of the heart She is a general favorite among the children and much sympathy felt for'the little girl among friends. ian. There was then. The 'wide business street .of today was in those times a part of the forest "which covered the ontire plateau. 'After completing the. survey, we returned and wintered at-St.'Albert. That was a most remarkable winter hot only in this part of central Al berta, 'but throughout the Dominion. There was. no ccl-d .weathev. In Jan- uary thfe flies began.to buzz around the log house, which I had Ijired from the Hudson's Bay. cpmpany." Dr.-.King went down by trail north of the Saskatchewan-river to Victoria Fort Pitt and where he surveyed the old scttieriientB in -MR. WM. L'AURIE'BEREAVED Cardston, Sept. -Wm. Laurie, barrister, of Cardston, returned on Wednesday of last' week from Battle- ford, 'where he had gone to attend the funeral of his mother, the late Mrs. P. G. Laurie.' Laurie's death was not altogether unexpected by her son, as word had been received that she was rapidly sinking, and. the end might bo expected at -any time. The deceased lady was 79 years of and had been a resident for thirty years. In 1878 -Mr. Laurie's father established in that place the first newspaper west of Winnipeg, known .as the Saskatchewan. Herald, which paper is still being conducted by the estate. ALFONSO CRUISING Sept, King and Queen of Spain arrived at Santan ler on the Royal yacht Giralda, THEY HAVE A TRUE SAFETY BASE WITH SILENT TIP. WILL NEVER EXPLODE IF STEPPED ON. Eddy's Matches have Jsfietl Canadians since no others the E. B. Eddy Company, Hull, Canada VALUABLE SKINS OF SILVER FOX AMONGST THOSE BROUGHT BY FUR TRADERS TO EDMON- TON FROM FAR NORTH Edmonton, Alta., Sept. hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars is the value of the furs brought to Edmonton from the north country and transhipped today to Lon- don, Paris, St. Petersburg, New Tcvlt and Boston. The Hudson's Bay heads the list with worth of fur, Itevlllon Brothers have the Northern -Trading Company reports nnd independent fur'traders make up the balance. The of the highest quality and are in the best of condition. There are several silver fox skins, each valued at from to aud others ranging In value from ?500 to c-L.OOO. The catch of fox furs was larger than in former years. The oth- er skins are marten, mink, bear, of various kinds and musk- rat. Hlost of the furs are from the country north and east of Slave Lake and the Mackenzie river, aud from the Peace River district, and: "the north- ern portions of the provinces of Al- berta and British Columbia. Indians are the principal hunters at the northerly posts of the trading companies, although a number of white men are engaged in tho .busi- ness. The average catch for an ex- perienced trapper is valuetf at from to a season, though at time tiie hunter earns from two to three times -that- amount taking silver foxes, which are not .only rare, but also difficult to lure to the baited traps. The Chipewyan Indians, who are the chief hunters for th-e Hudson's Bay company, made their largest catches in the Great Slave Lafce dis- trict, where the country is as wild anil undeveloped as Nature left it centuries ago. There is u fascina- tion about the remote north, which in. sidlously works its way into the blood, nnd as a result the white men, who have lived there two or three seasons, find it, difficult to leave nnd live in restricted civilization altogether. At the present time the residents of (he far north travel about hi car roles or dog trains. There arc some horses and oxeii in the country, hut they are used for other purposes, Trapping and fishing are the chief occupations, though at and near the posts, south of the Arctic circle, the factors grow grains, grasses and veg- etables. WON GIRL THROUGH INTERPRETED Philadelphia, Sept. a three courtship carried on with the aid of an interpreter, Lev! Quaden- leid, sisty-c-iic years old, a wealthy Crorman contractor ;tml builder, nnd sixteen-year-ohl Maria, di tallan, wore married today, dtfiplte he attempt of neighbors, led by s laughter of to' prevent tho wcildinjs, PARALYSIS GDI PlETEplED 'frylt-attos" Perform Another Miracle flKISTOt, N. II., JOI.Y 25tll; lot! "I a stroke of Paralysis in March 1910, and this left me unable to walk or belp myself, and tbe CoiiGtlpatioa of .Bowels was terrible. .Nothing did me any good and I wu Wretched in every way. I for the Conrtlpation and it not only cured me> of tlili terrible Ironble, but gradually this medicine toned up the nervea and actually cured the Paralysis. By the we of I itronger tnd Blfouger until all tht and weakness left inc. I now well and attend my every day. I lay "Thank God for Fniit-a-tives" ALVA PHIIUPS. "Fmtt-a-lives" not only cured tile terrible Constipation, but so toned up the .ncrvonj system_and the general health as to completely overcome palsy.' Truly "Pniit-a-livcs" U a wonderful medicine. 5QC a box, 6 for trial iijc, 250. At dealers or scut on receipt of price by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottwa. TYPHOON COST LIVES Shanghai; Sept. 0. An immense loss of Hfe is reported in mail ad- vices which have just been rcceued frpui Wen ChoWj "in the province "I Che Kiang. The .-Chinese estimates give Hie death roll as between and as the result of a tjphoon combined with torrential rains and igh tides which occurred August 29. Great floods followed and the upper We" Chow river overflowed its hanks and swept over.a vast area., the town of Tsing Tsing, about 40 miles to the northwest of Wen Chow was over- whelmed and the inhabit- ants drowned. Various other towns and villages were cd and the prefecture at Clm Chow, which is an important missionaij sta- ion, was washed away. CANADA NEEDS WIDER MARKETS SCOTTISH MEMBER SAYS 'j3ORi DEN GOVERNMENT CAN NOT SUPPLY FARMERS NEEDS Edmonton, Sept. Hon. H. Monroe Ferguson, M. P. for Lefth Surgs, a .prominent member of the Scottish party in the. British Com- mons, is in the city'today. Speaking o a reporter he said he had found hat the question of wider marKets n Canada a matter of vital In- erest. He did not think the pres ent government in Canada could hold iffice for any length of time without Icing something to relieve the present ituation, which seemed to be one ending to make tbe fanners' wheat cheaper and to increase the price of sommodities which he had to buv The government, being opposed to eciprocity with the United vas unable to secure for the farmer vhat he privilege of sell ng in the nearest market and buying n the cfie'apest. FELL FROM WAGON AND WAS KILLED BARNEY HOME TO THE GOOD Houghton.- Mfoli., Sept. au absence of ten years, during time his wife and eight children were left to their own resources, Barney MclSnany has returned to Huronlown, ntar here, bringing with him In couBctjuence'the family Is holding a joyous re-union; MeEnany Is doing everything possible to make up for the years of privation .hlg family has suffered. He became prosperous through a mining adventure la Can ada Sixteen years ago 'McEnauy brought his .family to Hurohtown. He fulled to prosper, however, and finally left. During all of his absence, his family got no trace of- him until a friend saw McEnany'ln Canada, and inform ed his wife. KAISER'S POLICY IN FAR EAST NEXT MOVE IN'ORIENT MAY BE CLASH BETWEEN GERMANY AND JAPAN Bassano. Sepi. -from a vjipon doziiip, li- Nolan, a car- icnter well known in Babsano was nstantly liilleii .when the wheels ot Iifi wagon over him, crushing in lia skull on Ihe iniil Immediately lotlh of Hutton. FRECKLES Don't Hide them with a Veil; Remove them with the new Drug An eminent skin specialist re- cently discovered a. new drug, othine-doublo utrength, which is RO uniformly successful in re- moving freckles and giving a clear beautiful complexion that it is sold by J. D. Higlnbotham Co., Ltd., under an absolute guarantee to refund the money if it fails. Don't hide your freckles un- der a veil; set an ounce of othins and remove them. Even the first slight's will show a wonderful improvement some of :he lighter freckles vanishing entirely. It is absolutely harm- less, and cannot injure the most tender skin. Be sure 10 ask for the double- strength orhinn; it Erf this thai is Hold on Uie money back gtiar- nntue. .T. D. TffgfnlKMham Co., Ltd. 9.--Greut wars often emanate from purely iiwign if leant In- cidents, the trivialit- ies'are usually great issues. Reading some of the Count Caprlvi, just now -beginning; publication, one enabled'to'fuftge, to a certain .ex-' .-ant at least; the throbbing depths be neath the drama, now 'being played at London aud: Berlin. A desperate col- onial.rivalry is at the very bottom of the suspicion manifested at almost every turn of Anglo-Saxon diplomacy When, in 1890, the Emperor lam dismissed Bismarck, and called Count Capriyi to the r chancellorship jf the Empi-re, thlg. rivalry and onmity au. Curiously enough, the pivotal point, then as in the far East. William saw little opportunity in African possessions, since consider- ably but, like Napoleon, in the he dreamed of a second em- pire., .That Tvas one of the reasons why" he was so'eager tc seize the op portunity of parading the Teutonic might during the Boxer expedition -by dexterously..managing that a German officer of the, first rank, Field Mar- shal Von. Waldersee, should ,bfi in command of the allies. The friendship cultivated by Bis- marck was ignored. Germany's am- bassadors were specially instructed to Wleeploss fcvatch upon every made by Great Britain'like- ly.to Interfere with the Oriental aims of the Kaiser. events so shaped themselves that both European nations were relegated to a .relatively minor position in tho shaping of the future of Asia. But ihe dream remained, and with Ihn fall- ing of the .Manchus the playing of the cards was hurried. The Caprlvi correspondence seems to credit. William II. with little confi- dence in the capacity of the Chinese republicans to 'withstand the pressure from .without and within. According to his view, tbe Kaiser is watching, waiting for the moment when China will appeal for help, and a blow will be struck to save China, says the Bos well of CapTivl, 'Germany's will come, and Japan will find, instead of a Vladimir or Kuropatkin, with raw, untrained, mutinous troops, the skilled marshalls of the Fatherland will have to be fac- ed, hacked by clouds of tempered Krupp steel, and a soldiery as Indom- initable, as unfaltering as the leg-: Ions of Nogi and Kuroki.' Germany's new compulsory insur-; nnce law is proving a heavy drain upon employers and salaried persons.. crs. The annual burden amounts to over Strange to say, the employees are said to be quite satis- fied with tiie law, but the employees resent iic idea of weekly and month- ly contributions deducted from their earnings. This" is especially true of clerks and others among the "salar- ied persons." who are taxed for bene- fits In which they do not immediate- ly share, llic bulk of tho beneficiary and the wage'earners' class. According to the Lagisliche Rund- schau, the German military Authorit- ies arc giving their attention to a n-awly- Invented aeroplane which is capable of remaining for a consider- able time stationary in the air. Through ingeniously constructed mechanism, the new flying machine can be arrested in its course by its pilot, at any point desired, and held motionless. RUSSIA MAKES THREAT London, Sept. reports accordliiK to a despatch from Pekin that, tiie governor of iiikn in the province of Sin Knlng, which borders on Mongolia, has been warned by tiiii Russian consul thnt if Chinese troops woro despatched 10 Kobdo to sup- press tho MOD go] inn llus- ainn would be given to Iho ELLISON'S "OUR BEST" FLOUR STRAIGHT FROM THE GRAIN FIELDS After It has; passed: through our 'mill! and, warehouses. It la sold to' you with every guarantee of perfect purity. It is all. that'-'great bone, body and mind building .power that good floin should always possess Get a lack an aid to your health Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. MILLS, AT 1.ETHPRIDOE, RAYMOND >ND MAQRATH NEWS OF THE CAPITAL EDMONTON'S BUSINESS GROWTH AS RECORDED BY FIGURES- DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH: creases over the same period a jear ago latuked all lines of ar-UUty iq Edmonton last month, the no- ticeable gains being In building op- erations bank dealings and customs house and postofflce i eceipts 1 he street railw ay Bvstera an. all other public utilities, operate by'the'riiunl- clpallty, also show 92 57 pei cent The total value of the buildings lepresented bj the pei- mits Issued In August- Is as compared v> Itli for the same month in hank clearings, as agamfet ing Edmonton seventh m the, list of Canadian cities, customs re ceipts as against JG5.104 stamp safes, as against Ihe street rail-nay departmentJ re ports total receipts of foi Aug list, as against a jear ago The electric light and po'wer, telephone and water works proportionate gains, iri''receipts for he month. Estimates of Crop Northirest, Grain assccla- tlon estimates the grain crop of 1912 xhe three prattle provinces, Al faej'ta, Manitoba, at with acreage acre yield as follows: Wheat JQ.5B4, acros, 17 bushels, bush- els, oats, 5.MTQOO acies, -12 bushels icres, 32 bushels- llax, acres, :n bushels, L.12, bushels. The final-estimate of tho wheat ciop of is place-J t incluiling ''bush- els in the hands ,or It Is estimated .that 75 per :cent -of ihia season's wheat crop was .cut on :ember 3 Help Develop North Bankers and wholesale .merchants of Edmonton are of tho opinion that he opening of the Canadian Northern laiiway company's bvitnch line bo- this city and Athabasca, 96 mites, will greatly facilitate the de elopment and settlement of the lorth country. The first train, carr> ng 49 passenarK, was operated over the line on Beptember 1 This is the first dhect rail communication mith. a mineral, tlmbei ana agrlcul- tut al dietrict, also OBUblishmg con nectlons with a system of navigable waterways in a region mllep in length and 500 miles in width opening of the road marks the close of au eia whloh began at the end of the eighteenth centurv, when fur trappers and tiaders ctine to Edmon- ton by the okl trail, which nan forms 'part of First In the heart of the utj t Build Warehouses Swift Canadian company, operating an abattoir and packing house m Ed m on ton, has bought a site, 5Q feet, At Peace avenue and Fourth street, and )Ull erect a IHe atdrey biick and concrete reinfoiced ware- house, cohering the entire plot 'Ihe building coat The Uo upper lloois aie to be used as a pub- lic cold storage department, the low er being to a central wholesale meat supply houge Nearby the ReMllon Wholesale, Limited, erecting a 'estimated ,to cost Iho Dairy com pany, of which "W W Is pre sident is expending on a warehcuse on Fouitn avoiiUw The Hudson s Daj romuans also Is plan nmg to establish a four or e atorej warehouse in-the same districtiiffhich is within a1 few blocks of the ian Pacific Ralluaj compain s terminal aud Th-ase-sHes were foimerly part of Uie Hudaou s Bai reserve. HINDUS RESENT. REFLECTION Victoria B C kept 0 mass meeting of Hindus held yestei'day, unanimously decided to take'legnpprd ceedings to of or Beckwith, of Victoria, Jlaydr'Bock; with, iu an interview in East, said the Hindus of British Colmn-bia were a source of immoral and quarrelsome. SITUATION IS SERIOUS IN MONGOLIA AT PRESENT London, Sept. serious sitna tlon exists in Mongolia according- to a Pekin despatch to the -Dally; Mallj Kobdo in, western .Mongolia fal- len and Altai is considered to be in great danger at the hands of revol- utionists. The cabinet at secret meeting, has discussed the Ry of asking Russia to mediate be- tween China and. tha Mongolians, who are said to be prepared-16" flght China- to "a an atteriip't .is made to establish Chinese rule in Mongolia, roil SALE 15Y GEO.K.ERR CO., LETHBRIDGE ;