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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta It MON DAY, 14, Illl AOI look tor fids Trademark This trademark makes man jud je of fine hand-tailored garments. When finds the Fit-Reform Wreath, he has found everything 5 the bcii ifi Uikwiav, Cloth, trimming, workmanship, style, fit and all arc included in the guarantee that goes with this trademark. It is a good thing to look for and a mighty good thing to and you will always find it in the genuine Fit-Reform SiuU and OvctcoaU, made by the founders in Canada of hand-tailored garments. Suits and Overcoats, to McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents lor LetKbbdge. SENSATIONAL He tfci ttanonett and Most of Diseases. ffmdt to Prepared for it a Dr. Ex- tract 4 JWllv Strawberry. Very escape an attack of Summer Complaint. It may be slight, or it may he but nearly every- one u liable to it, You cannot "tfcll, when it seizes on yoir how it may end. Let it co for or two only, and xe hoy "weak tad prostrated it will 'cave you. 7. There is only cae. safe way to cure !t md that is by FOWLER'S EXTRACT or SrRA HY. It has been >u the juiirkfcl for wxty-lhreo yearn and hai so you are not 2xperiraentinf wbwi you buy it. Do not accept, ajwibstitute or imitation, as many ol positively danger- ous to life and faeaitb. Insist on having DR. Mrs. Ncrthan Ship Harbor, writes i summer my baby ivas very bad CompUlnt. C tried most everything for him, but lothirig aeemed to, help. One day a called .in knd told me to try )R. FOWLER'S ErrmACT OK WILD STRAW- .srnuY, so I got. A bottle and after a few loses my baby cured. I shall alwayi keep it in the diaries Mair, One of the Party, Tefls a Y perience of Nortfi-West Rebellion In a recent article ir JThe Calgary ahci bitterly cold in January. Herald a statement, was made garding the escape of Chas. Maif from the Rebels at Fort "Garry, but the .Herald is" informed that it .was not in exact accord with the The following article, contributed by the author himself, will, explain just how the escape was and will prove, from a historical point of view, a very interesting essay dealing with the time -when this AVest; was given, over to rapine and murder; and coming, as it such an ominr-nt authority as Mr. Mair, may.' be taken as true representation of: the facts connected' with deplorable incidents of the history orl 1370 and the time chosen was" the changing of the guards at midnight. Those who had been on sentry were themselves at room stove, while the: relief was re- luctantly dressing to go out, and this psychological; moment was taken ad- vjntage of, by the prisoners. No de- tails can be ,given here, but it may mentioaed that the guard was in -the south court house, and the cells, in the north, and windows were obscured by Each -prisoner; on getting out. of -Western "Canada. The Correction. Mr. Mair's escape was .due en- ttreiy to. iiiissci', conjpmtiiy wim tellow prisoners. A few evenings bo- fore it, Reil ordered him" out and him, in the most brutal manner, that that pariah In conjunction wiih tStt people and Poplar Point to prgauiw the party headed by. OMJ late Col. Boultc-n, thfcjr object Wing to take'Foi t Garry by release the prisoners, who .were KOW being very badly treated. The party, which was well armed and furnish- ed with ladders and torches, would iu all Hklihood have the fort, without much bloodshed, as all within it were celebrating Kiel's elec-v lion as and were mainly drunk. Frightful This well-considered ucheme, how- ever, was frustrated by one of the sudden and frightful blimrds of that winter and stumbling by accident up- on the Headingly mission church the party was held there by the storm for three days. v But this determined party of Bri- tish natives and Canadians had not come so far for nothing and an em- issary waa dispatched in the storrn in the shape fo one of the most in- trepid of men, Murdock Macleod, now of visit the parishes below Fort parry and sound the people as to their intentions, retunu-d wjth the word that the peo- ple of these parishes would join the Portage nieh in a demand for the re- lief of -the failing which they would unite in an attack on the fort. Instantly the whole party got undfr way, and inarching past Fort Garry during the night, reached Kil- donan in the morning, and were there due to'Ja: preceding and much more joined the same day by some 700 pperilous movement: in Red River it- well armed loyalists, with a cannon, j fiel{ hag. strangely over. and headed by the late Lieut.-Gov- j Indecj; ernor, then Dr: .Shultz. -An instant demand was made upon.. Kiel for the release of the prisoners, which was acceded to with very little delay, for 7Riei was now thoroughly alarmed, 'and his men'reported to be insubor- dinate. The "Portage as it was called, and many others, now decided upon attacking the fort and restoring British authority and the British flag. There was a difference regard to particularly Kildonan, where the whole" force was quartered, and just at this conjunction'the capture of" "the spy Parisien, .who, in endeav- oring to make his escape, murdered young Sutherland of that parish, brought matters to a crisis, so that 1 by nightfall, through- the .entreaty largely' of terrified women, the whole Red River force disbanded, leaving the Portage solus and over 60 miles" from home. These found their way to Redwood, 'the residence, of William Inkster, now Drewery's brewery, at dusk, and were joined there'shortly 'afterwards by Mr. Mair, Mr. Setter, a brother-in-law' of the Coal, ke and PRAYING I WetteraTrtatfer Co. I LONG BROS. Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE 63 Market WhM atytataf idl tr It to if waat for II LAND FOR SALE OWNIER is anxious to sell 1-2 sec- tion oi land about twelve miles east of city, three miles from railroad and elevator, one mile from canal. You cannot do better in this country. A bargain. Inquire, R. Hand, .Hotel Windsor. '226-6 tainly it was work ami thor- oughly done. Wolcday. But whilst has boon done to this expedition, the credit the took; the direction that plt-ased .hiiiiself, numbers of them for the woods on the-Assin- Strips For Vfirim Hi Doors No Robber No Felt Excludes Draughts, Dust, Smoke, etc. Renders "Window Sash -Noiseless and Easy Running. Saves Fuel 25 per cent I, UK POSITION WANTED By young lady as stenographer and assistant bookkeeper in city. Ex- perienced. First class references. Ao- ply Box B. C., Herald Office. 230-6p dition -was but tKe corollary of this movement; of the; determined stand made by the handful of Canadians and loyal natives Red River. Cut off on si wilderness o: hundreds of'miles; in the midst o; famine, in the midst of Fenians anc rebellion, these and self-sac rificing lied tHe little village o Winnipeg to .withstand sedition and uphold-the honor of the flag. Not a shadow of fear, crossed their minds not an unworthy thought of their desperate situation .or the hopeless- ness of relief. .These were overborne by a higher instinct, by a devotion which furnishes :to; the Canadians of today an historic and patriotic epi- sode of which "they may well be proudt An instinctive-idea, an obscure hope perhaps not naturally lay neath the--insurrectionary movement that armed opposition would terrify Canadian settlement; and, had not this unexpected opposition been met this might Have been one of its.re- sults. The the. "Canadian in Red River also in- BOX 642 WANTED General servant wanted at Apply Mrs. R. A. Wright. once. Waitress rc-staurant. WANTED wanted. Apply Round St. Oxford 226-6 i WANTED Situation by first class white cook. Apply Karl Von Horlach, Lethbridge. 228-6 In STEAMERS COLLIDED Lower St. Lawrance, Near Que- bec in Dense Fog of Smoke from Forest Fires WANTED Light situation by ex-cook in town. Apply Box A., Herald Office. 27-6 SYMOPII8 OF COAL MINING REQ ULATIONS Coal oiiiwif rifbu ot the Doromiou iu SijduUcuewan, Alberu, the Yukon Territory, the North-Weit Territories mad Brilub may be leudd for term of twenty-one yeari at 412 ajoniul rental of an acre. Not-more than will be leaded to one applicant. Application for a be made to the Agent or Sub-Af eut of the district in which the righti ap- plied for are situated. In surveyed territory the must be described by sections, or gal subdivisions of sections, and IB unsurveyed territory the tract appli ed for shall be staked out. Each application oust be accom pauied by a fee of which will refunded if the rights applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the aiine at the rate of five cents per ton. Every hwiee of coal miniog which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. Hie lease will include the coal mining rights only, bui the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working oi the mine at the rate of S10 an acre. For full information application Montreal, Sept. a 'dense fog, accentuated by thick smoke from the forest fires raging on both sides of the lower St. Lawrence, the steam- ship porinthia of the Allen line and steamer Malenhead of the Head line, collided at an early hour this morn- ing off Crane Island Flats, miles :below Quebec. From what can be gathered there was no casualties, al- though the shock of. the collision brought the passengers of the Corin- thian tumbling from their berths to the deck much excited. TEACHER WANTED Teacher wanted for the Wheatland Centre school district, man with normal training preferred. a month to the right person. Apply at Herald office, or to Win. Lucha, Blayney, Alta. 227-6 ij iboine Very soon, owing'to the excitement-.and noise Avlviciv arose in prison, the guards caught on to the'escape, and the buildingf (subsequently destroyed by bcMng situated close to ;the Kiel's mm, fort, he. was to be shot. On his .return nv. v" fnrfn vuflc dp, after an iri- ai.t's reflection, i-firted down tr Main then a cart tracK uwling from the foil to the littlevf- 1 t-.'i of Winnipeg, consisting at ilia? time of some twenty houses. His ob- jective point was the house of a loval- tve of governor of Manito- ist, Wm. Drever.-brother-in-law of the ba; a Mr. Miller from B.C.; and the j bishop of this diocese; a scheme, .unfortunate Thomas-Scott. The cell'which, seemingly reckless, was great- immediately, opposite was occupied by Peter Macarthur and three others. ly favored by the bitterly cold and dark night, which combined to keep and as this cell faced tho, Rici's guards in the village under stockade, in which a post was missing shelter; Here he was supplied by leaving >a gap through which a man Mr. Drover with a half breed capote, could pass, it was decided to make the escape, from it. A file had been conveyed in, and Mr. Macarthur had secretly cut his bar from its holdings so that it could be taken out when required. Even then the opening was so narrow that probably one prisoner vro'uld have had to romain. be best interpreted at by the impressive 1 The foregoing is, oi course, but the barest and briefest synopsis of sonic of the "occurrences in Red River itself during the rebellion of 1869, and before tKe arrival of the Wolseley ex- pedition. V Parkside, Vancouver, Aug. My Dear .thank you very much for sending me your valuable volume, "Through Mackenzie Basin." I have perused it with much interest and consider it a very im- portant contribution to the history of Canada. Believe'me, yours-faithfully, (Sgd.) Ch'arles Tupper. CouliUde, Sept. is jn full in bur neighborhood. A man from the Medicine Hat mills has been in Coaldale for several days trying to buy wheat.. Mrs. A. Haley, spent with her daughter, Mrs. Nelson of Sterling. Mrs. Cokely expects to be gone on a six: weeks' visit east soon. Mrs. Heighes entertained the Indies ViQ last wet-k: Mrs. A. Haley, pres- dent; Mrs. Heiffhes. secretary-treas- FOR SALE Four grey hounds, two years old, thoroughly broken for coyotes. catch and kill any coyote that stays in the open. Apply to J. E. Rearden, Jr.. Claresholm, Alta. 227-6 in turn breaking the path, for they ifessrs Mair and MacFarlane, tiad no snowshcjes. Mair and Setter separated from the others at St. James; the latter following the MOHER IS DEAD cap, and mittens; and, above all with a smart pony and sled. Mrs. Mair, after being a prisoner in the fort had shortly before been allowed to domocile at the home of Mr. Dre- vi'r's father, and after a moment's w-ith her, for the lights dancing all around Fort Garry, e in hiding at Headingly, and Mordcn> Man.; 13._Johri Mo getting snow shoes, they struck tenU Huntingdon, Que., who wa miles back on the prame, reaching terribly scalded and." hurled througl the Portage in as did also Mr. Qn Fdday morning as a Te-aul Ogletree. of a threshing engine.1 exploding, sue A Dreary Trail. Instead of waking at however, the party at Redwood slept until morning, and, following the already broken trail, were intercept-! FOR SALE 40-72: box magazine rifle, octagon one barrel, Winchester, only used season.- Carrying strap and complete, cash. C. Magee, Adam's Boarding House. 27-6 cumbed to midnight, j night. his injuries Saturday Mr. Howard, of the Farming Com- pany men, is in the'hospital with typhoid. Miss Potts spent Sunday nt Tabcr. Mi'. Depcw has moved from his ranch to Coaldale and will have charge of the elevator. Mr. W. H. Pawson and Mr. Ben Pawson were in Medicine Hat Bun- day. Mr. T. B. Dunham was a Leth- bridg-e visitor Simrtay. Mr. Garrett of California, and Mr. and Mrs. Troutman of St. Louis. Mo., have been quests at the Paw- son ranch. Rusk was called out to John Davidson's ranch Thursday night to treat a fine'colt which was cut on wire. FOR SALE Soda water fountain and complete outfit, including necessary goods for immediate business. R. Sage. 222-0 FOR SALE as those who oscapfd had to be; Mr. Mair set off for the loyal settle- shoved through by main force and mcnt of Portage la Prairie, which he lit on their heads on the snow out- side, some without their coats. The night chosen was a very dark. r.-ached after a variety of dangerous adventures. There he helped, with the men of DR. 0. J. COURT1CE v Dentist Graduate of Northwestern Gniver- This is the Store to buy HOUSE FURNISHINGS "A selection is easily made from a stock so complete and clean. You will find that our prices are unmatched. Another car in finest lot of Upholstered Fur- niture that we have ever had in. All kinds of Parlor Sets, Lounges and Easy Chairs, etc., etc. The Turpiiv Furniture Co. COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS ed by an armed bindt headed by 0'- Donahue, who said they had been sent out to ask them to come over to sity, Chicago, 111. the fort for a quiet talk and some Office Hours-9 to 12; 1-to 5. hospitality. This_ base deceit, unfor- Whitney Block RedpatH Street tunatoly prevailed, 'and, upon en- j tering the fort, the whole party were, of course, immediately disarmed and imprisoned. Boulton was condemned! to death then reprieved; and Scott J was condemned and most brutally and barbarously murdered. The province of Ontario was deep-1 p.m., 7 to 3 p m ly moved by the rebel outrages at j Red River and the death of Scdtt. DR. C. C. CRAGG Physician and Surgeon. fj over Higinbotham'a Drug Store Phone Office 125. House 94. Office to 11 a.m., to Two teams, 4 and 5 years; two sets of harness; two wagons. J. W. Har- North Ward. 223-6 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even numbered section of Do-, minion lauds in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting B and 26, not reserved, may be homestead- ed by any the sole head of a family; or any male over 18 yearj of age, to the extent of one-quartet section of 160 acres more or less. for eniry iuust.be made in person by fche-applicant at a Do- Lands Ageucy or Sub-Agency tor the district in which the laud is situate. Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the lathor, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homedteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land iu each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so WANTED TO RENT 7-roomed: house or larger. Apply Phone 283." 227-0 HAY FOR SALE Pra ric hay in the stack for a ton. Apply Herald Office. 28-G WANTED By lady stenographer, a position in city. Good references. Apply Box M. 230-6 Tenders LOST j One dark bay horse, shod all round, leather under left front shoe. Rope TENDERS will be received up till {around neck. reward for return Oct. 9th, for the 'building and paint- ing of a school house for the Rolling Hills district, No. 1794. Plans' and specifications may be seen at the Bentley Co., Ltd., or at the residence of the undersigned. 22S-4 THOSf SCOTT, Secy.-Treas. iwrnarn. otv.ii nu immense, audiencps in that province. The excitement and indignation swelled into a furore and wrought L. W. JOHNS7OWE Barrister and Solicitor Office adjoining Union tethbridfe. Bank, into such salient shape throughout the country that an expedition w.as decided upon by the general ment. This, of course the ex- so "successfully led ,by Col- onel (now Lord Wolselpy) which brought relief to oppressed loy- alists of Red Rivor and defeated the Canada Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital STOCK to L. P. Oliyer, Lethbridge. 229-6 COST On Saturday, a black and red desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on fauning land owned solely by him, not lest than eighty (bO) acies in eitent, ia the vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet thia requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) of a homesteader IKS permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of homestead, or up- on a homestead entered foi by him in the-V.cinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with the father (or C4) The term "vicinity" in the two preceeding paragraphs is defined a< meaning not move than nine miles in e direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement. j (5) A homesteader intending to perform his residence duties in ac- uu aaiuruay, a UIUCH a.m .tu; cordance with the while living plush buggy robe .short distance land own- 232-0 of city, on road to Foster ranch. the Finder will please leave at this Q{ intenlion. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do purposes of Fenianism and rebellion, j Fhianciai Agents. Fiscal Agents In exchange for livery barn on Rc_ gina.Prince Albert branch of Nor. Ey., in live town of 700 people Good schools, churches and country well settled. Will take stock for part or full payment. For particulars, ste FORD TYLER, Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge Also agent for Wells Land Cat.. LOST Bunch of keys, one postoffice and two trunk Kindly leave at Herald office. 229-6 minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention MADAME NORMAN Disengaged for evening engage, ments, dramatic, vaudeville or dances. Howard House, Crabb St. W. W. Deputy of the Minister of Interior. publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. It was in fact the second groat and j- Brokers for rssential step towards the preserva-' lion o? the country to Canada and the opening up of Us illimitable pos- All Standard sibilities to her people. It .has been much and justly praised and COT-' HEAD B. C. POUND NOTICE NOTICE is horeby given that I will" ?ell by public auction at City Pound (noar Hospital) on the 23th ?nst., at lie Co.. Ltd., dealers in raw and im 12 o'clock in tho aftornwn. unless proved land. Will be pleased t.o s! interested parties over acre farm, 20 miles south of LetKbridge. Harvesting now in full raw laml lor sale in vicinity. sooner claimed: 1 "red and white heifer, no visible brand. J. GTLL1SPIE, Pound Keepor. 210.O TEACHER WANTED Teacher wanted (female) for New. lands School District No. 1145, duties on Sept. 1st next and to lo the end of term. experience, what salary expected. CAWDRON, Box 426, Lethbridge. to continue Apply HERE'S ONE L -32O Acres 6 miles from Leth- CLOSE IN P" bridge, only an Acre BfOS. Ott Block Lethbridge ;