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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tfce Letfcbridge Daily Hfrald. Saturday, September III I 13. YOU'D BETTER NOT RISK IT If you're figuring en buying a bill of lumber, and you tbink tbat tbe quality and the prices are all about the same' and tbat it won't rnake any difference whether you get our prices or not, just take this tip and it.; No matter what you want we will be pleased to quote you our best prices, and "serve you promptly and satisfactorily Round Street Phone 763 mco Westminster RA A Phone 1063 Yards it N. Tuber Bow Island Milk Rivar Claresholm Nanton Graauna Barons Kipp Jet. Eet Me Send A Typewriter for Piree .Trial Not at 1four Mine want you '-'-I'spent yecra" perfecting iay to know how good and how dif- Invention so as flaw ferenk the Fox Typewriter is. and. rrcak point in othfif typewri- That's why I'll send a Fox ters.1: And I did avoid them all. TEat's why the For, .-with the- hardest- Trust competition, is making good ovsrywEere'with keea- >ox Typewriter to" your office 'ab- solutely at ray expense, prepay- ing all charges. Give it-every hard test'you can. think- of compare it with any aad other riuichine: 'Haybo. .you've had -troubles." W. E. FOX. President, Fox Typewriter Company. thinking business selling all over the civilized world. Is-is one that 'is afJboliitelv'-right ia those vital the' tvpebar and hanger.'.-: On the For, the bcaring'is wide and the bar is heavy. That means no wearing alignment forbears and years. ,__ You can buy two change them 4'i trill. You write with" two the Fox and you do not have to toucK the1 ribbon, from the {JQea nnttllfc is-worn out. Use for aSyrpiSpoec: letter writing, invoicing, billing, tabu- stencil Uae Foi machine these thinss -i I-can't make a claiin'eo.-itrong that the proof won't back it up. That's why .1 Bay to you. as a fain-play' -loving1 business try the Fox writer, all atmy 1 You.havc so risk, aeeumc no obligation, and I thank you before hand for the privilege, personally. FOX TYPEWRITER CO., GRAND RAPIDS, V MICHIGAN. and desr and -walrus, Iis--whicli even at present, they show great- ing-fmsity and some taste in We' had some converse jgood1' specimen of their female beauty; all, in skins, wMch, how- fj-f ell .away enough to let some Bits of -brown nesk show through. ,WILS rath'er shy, though quite genisl, rand after a little sought ,sjieiter-6t tent. I should think the crankiest craft in tihe world is the canoe, wiich they call a -Jcyak. seal skin, shaxp- at tends, with no solu- .tion of '.continuity in its surface, except large enough to receive ;the foody of the Eskimo peddler, who stows :Ms wife and children, ids prcivisions and his catch in the hoi-. low, places on each, side -of his as .fearlessly over wave and surf plying-. his "narrow, dou-ble paddle with regularity and sureness of .the srejam enginel man .would dare to enter with- .parting his hair in the geo- "ine'trlc'.j! middle. From the Hudson's 'fco.v store, and the Mission station few miles along' the coast, tie -North West Mounted Po- '.ace; headquarters; 'Where we 'found the -utmost .neatness and good order thrbwntinto strong relief TO? .the rath- asppearan-ce of' the tepees we just left house of and his charming wife, a -lady, the wife of Judge was model of what 3, ;Vv Kite -man's -house should 'be in such -surroundings, a little focus of -beauty rontaine tc on the north." 'Jngsv could easily accowinorl-.io the whole iiri lib flett" (two power steaming" thro-iign straits on the 2Sth we coasted bad -a sight of us" in -tne .ctlmer waters bl Bay. Qn.. 28tlt we shaped -our course lor on tne abrrJi fiid-e of.tht itraltif... This was the day of Wi saw a good I jwar diiappolated to find that. they wire- not; nunaerjus as of aii Atlan- tic in. tbd Btraits. of Beil-i fantastic --aiied tne gj: dip- .ing their whiteness in the sunshine '.-wi'tb! which were always are "ua- :streb.s a hid of the Grim- Glacier as Baf- tsMftf our for a vnile tter of headed for- Port'-lBuf well, but deep iwawr- belonitnr to New- loundiand on: :ifce incBt norf-aern of Ungava. two d-i taking-' and visitinif trio avian EBfefoi.-> .seitli- -ns- witlr .x wel :o sap- .Tiie mission ply of ary na..in of' a typical lii- cident in .ttie whlcahftd oc- and -ordered, life. It 3iad an .ex- AV I (Continued from Pane spruce iaad abounfilng in all manner -of berries, including and 'black wild ctn-raiits. It vbers we saw tile single Mil, and that one of verv nioclerate "elevation, Tvhlch -we met on toe .ivliole course of the journey from Winnipeg- to the sea. Reach York -Factory. At .7 pan., August 19tb, reached -York Factory. .That was the one day vv'e had travelled in tee rain. It came for the in large drops, the water. As His Excei- canoe, with, the others .ing abreast in good order a little iray .ccninci. rounded the lost Tioict, our ears, long to such -were startled iy the roar of cannon, a salute of twenty-one suns, first indoor quarters.--. we" had since we left: Winnipeg At York Factory there was inuca to remind us "of the ancient glories of tne Hudson's Bay Company. -.'Spac- ious 1-iws.reliouses, in skins, some- 01 them ..literally worth tlieir weight in gold; mostly tied up in bales waiting' for tiie Peli-i can. trie Comipany's' carrj' taem to large store's excellent library containing- much'val- historical material.- The fact toe tHe proposed Hudson's Bay steamer! tile Canadian government commissioned survey parties to m-alie" careful investigation so'as to. the question ol priority, between beyond -air "doubt: 'To tfte eye of the casual travellers, I mus.t say the mouth of the Nelson; tnat were in -.polar latitudes was Drought vividly home to in- cident'of the day (before'our .--arrival. Shot a Polar Bear. A polar roear nad strayed witliin the palisade and had-been shot Its flesh besides -an illimitable fusHaae crackling nr-usketry. We ste "ped out of the canoes which had car ri-sd us far four hundred miles with no doubt "with t3he uo _ lh ,f f Je a larser territory wifcb no less of the Nelson, crossed the watershed V head-lights, and [a3iple poWers tcail war like "John and embarked in the Haves onlv to i500n our .portmanteaus, sent eompsny" in India, never produced, a' oa board at Pictou, aad welcome fter these-, long wander- -h-_ u JU T-i x- i 'C-aanges of raiment, which we found ings 'back in the inevitable kelson____ ,T away in her comfortable state Ulire. no These northern memories in of whales and to eater once more. Both here, and at Fort YOUR OWN DOCTOR" OH YOUR, VACATION waters stir the British of tiaes oa a vacation you'll find a of good WKxsty City-bred folks arc susceptible to colds ia five chilly evening air of the moun- taias or Jakcahore. Carry doctor ia your suitcase. A hottlc of "SPECIAL S recscdy tie Host of minor ills the it heir to. This ptsre, whiiky a beacficeat whca you arc out of sorts. Those Liltlc Touch" before torniag in sleep well cvea Your Grocer can supply you vnA Corby't ''SPECIAL SELECTED" icrapped in ccrrv.ga.itd carton to _ it was in them, too, tbat the statlOQ' vf 1Yf rooms. TJiig -iarac- gaIlaDt with one shfo putiof tne Newfoundland cod-fishtag ,n- teristic of the whole trip. We had English ships 'out of austry- lust hint enough of possible distresses jjt.ig ,lo .ted thing for a nation to lying in wait in -the background, as vell as the .most nprther-iy islands off Uape turned south east, aad sKirting. the coast of Labrador, arriv- ed at" Oklcak oa the afternooa of the 3Utn..'? This -was one day of mountains ibout at every angle ia fee PH fusion of bold rock- sculpture, their edges aad ridges clean cut like crystals, sharp and high, with occasional drifts of snow and sometimes wisps ot trailing mists. By far tee most? striking N is the well aamed Mitre, with its cleft peak accentuated.fcy a -white streak of snow just beneath, .nearly feet high. If there had paly 'been some heather and Tvas nothing but iron bracken and the'rich yel- lows arid browas, of sea weed, one niight nave -been pa the lov-liest coast in toe world, the west coast of Scot- land, A Moravian Mission. another Moravian. Mission We cae-sse than let currents of his ity mis- erable coasldera'tloasi; I- must admit taat aty obstftrratioa: ot opened my to and big tanks of- WtfMw oil. Here Aad, in any case, as Canadians, our nils Excellency did an exceedingly looks of jpheer_ _ that.'f ell .upon tjiiem irom the Dominioa. .ship, Earl .-Grey. And -many seeds "bT'pr'egaaa't "sugges- tion, as, well, .saaaly, .kiadaees dropped from "the'n source will yevit; is hoped; in the rieids of Canada. Work of Dr.- GrenfeK: We .left Okak, pa -the morning of tfce 31st and on September _lsi5 reached la-aian Harbor, on the northern side of Hamilton inlet. Here; Ve, were within the radius che far reach- log activity of rirr'Grenlell. "What he any accouat and would take a. volume. But at Indiaa Harbor and at" St. An- "withers are unwrun The great well-conceived aad finely, executed} which we reached on, Septemr ing which was just sufficiently broken: fleefls ot- pastj whether of Gauls to prevent its becoming stodgy. i or Briton, are equally our own in a t. Sunday. August 21st, was spent; land wheTe the two races are happily quietly on board in making acquain- -mlted to form a single loyal people. tance with our new quarters, the ex- Tne of August vras in jceilent quality of which was no more crOSginar Hudson's Bay, as we made for done justice to by the descrip- tion of them by a very helpful mem- tne Straits. This sea is the Mediter- ranean of British North America, ber of the as the very lap of j i0r anything we saw to the cortuxxrv luxury. The Earl Grey has proved j it the sea of o-d re- a most efficient vessel for that ]ias appropriated the name. special purpose: she is in all piece of' international entertainment. He had" all" the" crews -of' the New- roucdiand- schooners lying at anchor there to high board of the E--rl Grey, where they; had .the first tsste of fresh meat which had regaled their palates for a long- time." There was a of the fishiag. er 3rd. the proofs were plain to see of what 1s perhaps his" chief success aad in great part the secret of his other successes, hfc -wonderful" ipower of gathering around- hiai the very iiower of oar; and' scotch doctors, Wd charmiag Ameri- can and English girls in eathusiastic magnificently equipped, admirably 6f- ncered, and no less comfortable than I she is serviceable. At Fort Churchill. as sunny and scarcely less Slue. We bad coffee on deck before Breakfast in cur pyjamas, in iaVtat'e Taere seems to be no eartaly reason why aavjgation here and! On tne 22nd at daylight, we reached! through the straits, if the ordiaary CaurcWH. This is something J precautions in. the matter of like a harbor. High rocky ground all snares and -lights are taken, i rouna, deep water almost everywhere Klmo pilot. "All fishermen: catch no fish." These men were all keen politicians. them soma of the most recent, slogans of His talked to tnem ia the heartiest Tvay .with a great deal of oi'Chand felicity. He indicat- ed "that there were many: ludicrous prejudices abroad ia their country re- snould no: -be- as safe for at least three i sardlag the dismal conswiueaces of They cpafjrmed the story of our Bs- to the wonderful is _j'il4.'> domtr in' aad plenty of room for anchorage. some dredging at one point would ini- it, -but it coultl be done once; and once for all. We visited first! months of the year as it now is during ifie -season through the straits of Belle isle and the Gulf of St. -Lawrence. Kofi (JlrarcJaill is as near Liverpool I the Mission, and the-Hudson's Bay j as Montreal is. station, surrounded by the tepees I North West, and to the.more ef-. of the mild and smiling Eskimos. are the most- good natured looking -people I have ever seen, the rective commercial unification of Canada and the Empire, if the route is taken ia hand and vigorously iush- most appreciative of and responsive tlirongh there is no no'Jd lo of Corttyville for Over JXfill'Z-Century." o- a gentle greeting. They arc also u j excellent and steady the wo- men very dexterous v.-Rh thair ling- ers. With sojne guidance and good models as regards color schemes they could turn out r.6 end of acceptable work in the various kinds of skius, i On the 24th we stopped to visir. Pre- iinloa-with sad" gave some blood curdling icjtaa-ces. He hinted, all eager for the union, but would not be too coy if toe -aSvaace? oatoe from the other side. Hire a maiden who says, 'Til take you if ask me.'1 The door was open if they cihose to but there wou-ld be ao attepmt at even urging them to- come in. v Excetl-ency aever missed a caance of giving jniMioaarifts and enneh a meal Aafl a good syni- pauetlo fittr. It; was vainly ed that stores -were running low. would rather h-ave put .himself and all ills company on snip's and j doing tneir, owa, lives. of 'St.' Anthony. h its spleadid hospital (where by way one of the -most distinguished surgeoas oa this cohtineat miracles of trephaalng aad spectaculao: onphwt ladustrtal echools, rorm. delightful society, -and houses, one felt in the- preMnce o( the Uaivereltj: of the discomforts of d 'been left behind. mr oag the hills about froa the colony, a oonslderable iportioa notable reindjwr" Hoirdf 700 of 'bflftntiful wid creatures. as mouses, tha velvet stripe from their great branching afl tiers as from partially peeltdV -wands They have multiplied and gitwn larger ia their seem to be certain, wao, -with all their virtues, tunes .pretty ugly ve told of some of them eating a aot long; ago as they a substitute for cows aad meat. Tihey coflt aothias to fe thriving luiurfaatly oa the and brush -wood. To use a parase of his Bxcelleacy's, they likely to furnish, the larder dairy transport of the North'. We left St. Anthony at eight in the morning, touched at village of Blanc Stbloa, ,Trhere were once more in ed our course for the lovely Bay islands, Newf-oundland, which. mj crolnion does aot yield to any bay ia ,th? ing there at of ttofe mouth after a day of 'brillia.at auasihinj at 3.35 .p.m. 'The there aow as I