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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 8 ''.Wednesday. September II, 1912, PROBABLHiNHHE SCANDANAVIAN ESKIMO Steftanaen Returns From Four Years Wandering in Arctic Zone and Tells a Story or Thrilling Interest AN EXHIBIT WHICH WILL CAUSE TALK Seattlc, Wash., Sept. 10-Villijal- m-vr Stefianssen, after spending jiiore than four years in Arctic explora- to Seattle yesterday In iUain.ii from Nome, Alaska, and (ireenland was resumed in the seven- teenth century, had disappeared. Stefians-cn and his companion, Dr. 11 M Uidirson, of Forest City, la., juado a valuable zoological and eth- (Continued Irom front Congress. In fact, thf portion will be brought lo Letbbridge next month will bu just as attractive and practically as typical of the manv dlt to the city." There are few cities who ure honored by the. dry farmers one Butnnwr aid by the Urigat-lonlslB (he neit. Both will give Uth- brldge wide, publicity. Kclowmi, nrit- ilh Columbia, this year's irri- gation convention was held, was made known all over the world by "the event. While Lethuridge is al- ready known, the amount, of and varied resources of the llf si; able advertising it will set by this Great West as the finished exhibit. j convention cannot now be estimated. The'display will also, togelher with Irrigationisls from all over xhe steim whaler Bclvidere with Dr. (Anderson; and will arrive in San -Francisco the first week in Nc Kskimos and the Mackenzie a barren strip MO miles wide which is never crossed by fekinios. The Kskimos west of the strip have no knowle. of Eskimos lo ti'.e east. Thus? to the cast know, the Eskimos in the west but believe them to be canui- polar bears, and seals are abundant and tho blonde Kskimos live well. Many oi them have eyes as blue as my own, and very arc tlw rule. A great n.-any of the men have sandy or red beards. hey have no tradition of their an- her of stone houses, but the blonde i-l Eskimos shun them, saying they were that oi the transportation depart- ment, occupy a large space at the big Land and Irrigation Exposition in New York city in tlic latler part oi November. Mr. Sweeting's Trip J'.r. Sweeting stated that he was in l.ethbridge on one oi the periodical thc United States, Great llritaiu and Europe will be present and ther will spread the fame, of this district even further than' will the large amount of advance publicity which the event will "In Ihisy Advertising regard to the work of the pub- I MACLEOD TROUD OF IT'S TROPHIES INDIAN BOY DID WELL AT STAM- OF TOWN'S GROWTH Macleod, Sept. lo tho Sinmpi'dti are high in their praises of the Attention paid them by tho man- agers of the ciilertaimnent, and Cal- gary officials in particular, and every one is proud ol the position taken by the boys and girls of Alberta in ail oi Ihc contests, especially our own Indian boy Tom Three Persons, who won the championship of the world in riding. This in a record to be Must Sell at Sa< On health and consentient Inability to manage, a cilionl of to sell at a niicrlfico n very valuable tract of eomninlliB 70S acres, all wiill-fonced and under cm- tlvu'Hon-'good water, some under Irrigation, situate about 7 nulo. loutheast of l.othbrldge anil 1 1-2 miles from Wilson's Siding. 1 will nay the, customary commlmdon to any real estate agent who fnrnlilics a. buyer. Will give Kood terms and take in other real estate an part section. I description of and part ndjolnln information L CL'EMANS, trips which he makes to every town Ucity branch. we're Keeping and c.tv on the western line, oi the vertrsing Western t a nada Our Canadian Pac.e keepin, .1 1 Unmmngith; towns along! which we conso.idate each day into a svde branch. Mr. Cogswell I despatch that is sen and o is remaining in the Lethbridge United States. Most oi Se vicjnity bounding ade statistics, great Southern .Alberta, and Macleod ilis-j Iricl in particular, wherever the taov- ing pictures are shown. The Royal j party were high in their praises of j the young Albertan, and were glad to make It known by hand clasp, j with fine words oi praise for the won-, derful feat performed. Tom wears with much pride his medal and but prizes more than all tlo wondev.nl i saddle, which he says is not j worth only half what his horse is teiim oi natural history in New .York. During nore than four years Stei- faussen and 'Anderson were only to- gether nine montlis, as they could cover more ground by separating. and Anderson went to the lArctic m 190S by way oi Winnipeg und Fdmonton and down the Mackcn- couutry before men came. 1 wa able to carter statistics oi blue eve that made him the hero of the Stanl- br cut TTportlS MnToi slaSaC'' We .rf for when thc blue-eyed persons found, haj been touched by frost is j lish .1 weekly issue c through his interpreter, "We I was seeling them, they avoided me, Ftolu cverv "part of the! development oi the Canadian c B.t understanding what 1 wished, j CQme reports oi and a vast lu However, 1 took cephalis measure-! viMs the smM foMm attire in answer to mnmries nients of u large nmnber oi males that has Well delivered to! through our large agency 1 found that the iacial indvx was the a uniformly high; t-ion. bept, a great; Lethi organua same as that of the Kskimo-Scanm-. u has Mt is marked on. the Canadian maps as un- 'inhabitcd, and which they had been to avoid. Steffanssen spent tthe first inter at the mouti of Col- llle rivei Alaska, the second at Cape Parn, the third on Coronation and Victoria Land, the iourth Cape Parry. On leaving tbe Arctic, he made a (leisurely jouraey alone, with a dog irom Cape Parry to 'Cape Point ffiarrow, 1000 miles, visiting all the settlements along the coast- J-He left Parry Karen 22nd, and reach- Point Barrow, June 13th. The ex- pedition made its headquarters for at Bailey Island, a resort of whaling vessels east iron. the Mackenzie river. A Valuable Col'icctioa The feature of the collection, irom E popular standpoint, are the skins, skulls and leg hones of nineteen bar- ren ground grizzly bears ready for mounting. Only one barren ground grizzly is in any museum. It is sup- posed that the bears of two species are in the collection. The barren ground erizzly attains a weight of .700 pounds. It lives on tbe thick loots of an herb. At thc approach ci winter the bear, which has taken on a four-inch layer oi iat, burrows B hole in a river bank and permits itself to he covered by snow. Ap- -jjareatlT .tho bear hibernates without of energy, ior in April, when it Jfcaves its hole, the fat ;s still in- Sart. However, in April and May oi I made note .of. the by Collinson in 1S5S.' He wrote that it numbered 200 persons. There' are j now 220 and all are in good health. "On the other hand. Dr. Richard-; son, in 184S found two thousand Es-, kimos between the Mackenzie river and Bailey Island. These Eskimos, have been in contact with the nnd only forty persons survive, and, these are diseased." SteSanssen ascribes' the success his expedition to the fact that he took- no food supply but went into the country with his rifle. He lived as the Eskimos and spent much ot the time among them. Eskimo wo- men sewed his garments, but other- wise he needed no aid irom Eskimos. Thinks DarreH is Dead Stefianssen believes that Hubert Darrell. an Englishman oi good iam- summer as well, in facl have done, canno e e W( r tie kingly favorab 1 the farmers who are practising this] wide streets and solid busines neth d of agriculture are the uienWs makes this one b who are making big proftts iron, their j pearlng cities in the Canadian Canadian Pacific organization j is irrevocably of the opinion that di- I) IILltiL LOCAL PREACHERS iarniing is the only system oi husbandry that will ever bring Western Canada to its proper posi- tion among agricultural countries.! 'And greater part oi our j HOW METHODISTS HOPE TO SUP- iarmers have adopted this system j pLy DEFICIENCY OF LACK that position will be' at the top. To, OF WORKERS hasten this time the Canadian Pacific ..-'Vii npfprrinf. has established twenty-five demon-, Toronto, Sept. :r sr-r r are the best Indians of all the tribes, have the best men and women, the best revenue, best horses and cattle, and now the world knows we have; t thc best rider in the world. We ure good friends of the liig White Man, v! Our Great Father." j. The police have been very nctive 'i for a few days fn .search ol the nan j who..shot the policeman in Calgary.' A suspicious character appeared in town Saturday and disappeared very 1 suddenly. A description was taken lp_! of him, but before authority could be received he was gone. It is thought- he knew something of file- case, as in his broken English he talked oi the murder of the policeman at Calvary. His sudden disappearance will ctiil to the reality of the search by the H. N.W-JI-P-, who will no doubt ture him Tojhippers of Grain Before selling ordhlpplng your grain coniult- JOllN KILLINGS CO. Grain Comrrilnion Winnipeg and Lethbrldge Special attention given lo and iiromut returns made after unloading of curs. Advances on all mils of Lading it dciired. Market prices by wire or .'pho'io. Office at Messrs. Asquith Lindsay's 'Dominion Block, .Lethbridge, Altn. .Phono 17H. I'. 0. Box 278. Local Manager I. SALBEEG SILLY YARNING ABOUT THE KING Saskatchewan and ten Mackenzie; three of which are clobe quate supply oi preachers for the COURT STORY THAT GEORGE V. IS "HEN-PECKED" BY THE QUEEN London, Sept. court' au- thority it was given out yesterday that contrary to previous announce- ments King George, would not attend today's St. l.eger at Doncaster. -----I This at'once revived the story o! cap-. her.pecking that has been bob _.____ hing up periodically since the King's Hon. Mr. McKenzie, who with his accession to the Throne and it was family have been attending, the StJni- j sajd tnc Queen did not approve ol her pedc, returned home Sunday night, husband's presence at horse races, states there is great activity all Tim story is ridiculous since the thc province, in buildings; also the .King this year has attended all tho public works department arc rushing important fashionable meets in the T.heir telephone and roads, so that neighborhood of London, including they may have all in good shape for: Ncwmarkel, Epsom, Ascot, and'Good' tiie farmers to market their "ruin! ....._j n... no nvimr liim in _ Life, Sickness, Accident. ability, Fidelity, Fire, Hail, Grain. Burglary, Plate Glass Livestock INSURANCE Rentals Money Snapt in Farm City Property JOHN R. REVILL 307 6th St. South PHONES: j Office 1018 Retldencd 466 e, to a whaling vessel' will be practised with a view o, S.v thc De- j Methodist church, said last night "Such undoubtedly is thc case. Dr. sled. travemng was f'nerU vhe be is overtaken by accident or perish. "On leaving the -whaler, Darrell went southwest to Liverpool Bay, -vhere his camp was. Eskimos saw jjthra befora ihe herbs are obtainable jfa June. DC. "Anderson found pottery farther than ever before known and also irass baskets. Of the so-called white ftEsfamos oi Coronation guii, Ktei- aasen said "They -were, taller than the Green- Eskimos, hut not as tall as the HAlasta Eshimos. They spoke Eski- Srr.o, though I thought I detected some t? o-se words, and they lived in the "it.pical Eskimo -way. I Tisiled thir- n-en groups ol thes8 people, who .r amber, probably 2000 and saw 1000 i them. Ten oi these groups oi irihes had never come in contact with -A-tiite men and had not even Sradrtion of them. Two tiibes had him when he went back to his camp, j no district than will straight grain growing. De months ago o tailed accounts will be kept and after, preachers the farms have been in operation for! tainmg only twe 'a vear will he open to inspection. We have made j money in the diversified system they j ,or the su mmer and piaL 1 The move probably will be to ex- I Lethbridge I y om. svstem ,ocal there is prcih-1 Western Canada early this fall. Marlam Bros., who" are and1 liave been threshing in the Rotlnvjll d's- trict, .report good grain, and :n: av- erage yield tit 33 bushels per acre. Mr. Sweatley, industrial conunis- r' I ly oi the crops in this district, which his successes hitherto praclic eWJ with thc prosperity oi the town, few. His horse I'lutadeau wood, the Queen accomp'anying him in several Instance's, notably the.'.last three. While not an enthusiast King Edward, King George regards, it as one of the duties oi his posi- tion to support the turf as a nation- al institution. He has a.'string' of horses always training at' Newmarket under Marsh, his father's trainer, have com- "And. by the way. which was some distance irom the Es- iimos' camp, but they did not ice lira when he left again and they do Traditions oi the .lohn Franklin rxpediticci. An old mar. in one tribe had seen Richardson in ISIS, and old man in another tribe had seen