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Ay 5'vc-*"'"' v." r-'. •,- v* 1 'V L/ W FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1906. ran Animal Life. Eastern Writer Tells of Great Fish and Game Preserves of the Canadian Northwest—"OaU to the Wild1' Which At tracts the Lovers of Nature —A 'Paradise Teeming With A correspondent/ of the Hartford 'Qoarant writes from Temagami, Ont. "Whether it is alluring circulars with pictures of big fish and game or just the "call of the wild" that attracts people to the Temagami forest reserve Is something you can find out only by asking each one of the tourists* you meet in the region. There are many parties out all the time. You may meet several a day. particularly if you are pn one of the m'or£ commonly tak en trips, but if you want things to your self there are endless lakei to which you can turn and on the shores of which you can camp aB long as you like without seeing anything but the creatures of the' forests. And, by the way, you never hear anything of the "Woods" or "PorestB." It's the "bush." The guides will teach you that soon. Parties have been going through this country more or less for years, but un til the government made it a forest reserve a few years ago the Indians, trappers and hunters, a few pros pectors and some Hudson Bay com pany men were practically all that visited it. The Hudson Bay company's post on Bear Island, about the middle' of Temagami lake, is the town for .a large region, though the trad sgni large region, though the trading store, a churqh and a few houses are all there is to it. As the Easterner will go to New York to see the sights, so the Indians visit the post and get in touch with the white man's civilization occasionally. Nowadays there is rather more dong, however, with the Temagami Inn on the adjoining island and its rival store to the Hudson Bay company's. "Hundreds and thousands of fish have been caught in the reserve since the hotels, of which there are now three, have been built on the lake, but if the fishing has made any impression as to the numbers it is not apparent. Black bass, lake trout, dore or Canadian pick erel, pike or American pickerel abound, but like their Eastern comrades have their times for not biting and some" days you must be content with just •seeing the big fellows down In the clear water and hope that they will bite the next day. Of brook trout there are undoubtedly plenty in the right ^season, but it isn't a trout country and the region where they are to be found, if at all is four days from the nearest hotel. There is nothing doing in trout fishing this tlmq of year, as a good many parties have found to their disappointment, but the trip through the lakes and up the streams to the fishing localities is almost pretty .enough of itself to pay for taking it. -A S v-v*r j,.ff There has been little rain this year, the streams are low and the water warm, and the trout have gone where It Is hard to find them. "It is a good distance up here, tak-' ing from noon of one day to evening of the next to reach Hartford on. the re turn from the railroad station at the lake and correspondingly longer fronf the hotels. 300 miles north of Toronto to begin with, Temagami lake is a big body of water in itself, shaped much like a letter T. The arm running from the station to the middle is a dozen mlle8.1ong. At the station 1b the Ro noco Inn and on Temagami Island In the middle of the main lake is the Temagami Inn. The island has a shore line of about fifteen miles It Self. Fifteen miles or so up the lake is the Lady Evelyn hotel, built (his spring of lumber hauled across the ice last winter. To any of these three ho tels, all run by one company which has *a concession from the government, the' tourist can go by steamer from the station, outfitting at any one for a trip Into the bush as there is a store at each and guides are usually to be found at each. Some do this and have the experience of camping trip in what is pretty near a wilderness while others make a hotel their headquarters and sally out for fishing only in the vicinity every day. These probably get more fish than the travler for the very- reason that you can't travel and fish at the same time very well. Fifteen miles a day is enough going if you do any fishing at all. That is about the rate at which our party proceeded. We were all the first day reaching the Lady Evelyn hotel from Temagami Inn and cjimped for ^ur first night not far froin the hotel. The country is thoroughly wooded, but the presence of the hotel made it seem rather more tame than wild, though the sight of a ten-pound dore at the dock aroused our fishing enthusiasm. The Jucky fisherman said the fish, which was caught trolling, fairly stop ped the canoe when it struck the hook and turned the course of the boat. We ttidn't get anything as large as that but the tugging of those we did get led us later to believe that part of the story. "At our second night's camping ground, a sandy beach on Lady Evelyn lake, we found plenty of moose foot prints and tracks of smaller animals, foxes or something fthat size. We weren't naturalists enought to know what thay were and one of the guides intimated ^they might be tracks of wolves. This was obviously intended to worry us tenderfeet, so we didn't mpay any attention to it until one night later we were aroused by a chorus of howls. 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From "the camping place on the sand beach to the end of our sixteen days lfi the bush we came on tracks of moose and all kinds of game so frequently as to show that that country must b"e full of game. "We actually saw but one wild animal, a moose. We were then on Mcpherson lake, well off the usual path, and so little visited' that It is incorrectly located on the maps we had. It is said that no white fishermen ever visited It until this last spring. Certainly the lake trout in its waters were anxious to be caught and though they didn't run over tour pounds they put up a good fight. There are some big pike (our pickerel) In the lake. One caught there this year weighed twelve pounds and while we did not see any, we hooked one that bent a trolling outfit into a right angle with its heavy jaws and-got off easily. Our camp there was on a point and the moose that we saw too came down to the shore in the ekrly morning for a bath. Its splashing only a couple of hundred feet from our tent woke us up and we had something of a joke on the guides, whose tent was nearer, but who slept through it all. Some bald headed eagles lived about that lake and there were a wolf den not far from our camp. One of our guides undertook to explore the former and after he had crawled In until almost out of sight he found It was accupied, not by tfblves. but by wasps, and he retreated at once. Loons were thick on Mc Phereon, and almost every where we went giving their peculiar call at all hours of the day and night. "On the way back from McPherson we came within an ace of seeing a big bear and more moose, as we descended a creek. But for the fact that the water was low and the canoes, pump ing on logs and stones, made a good deal ft racket, we woifld Jjave caught the animals unawares.\ As it was, the bear had departed so recently that the muddy water t\ad not moved down in the current three feet wren we passed the spot where he had climbed up the muddy bank, leaving t)ie marks ot his claws plainly visible. Similarly we found where a moose had passed down the stream in the shallow ahead of us, leaving the waters yet muddy for us to see. Bear have been unusually common through the region this year. Only about a week ago one of the guests' at the Te magami Inn left his canoe on the shore of a neighboring island for a few minutes and when he went back to it, a bear was examining it. It was ten minutes, he reported, before the animal moved off and let him get away.' Though this was the wildest region we were In, it was not there that we were greeted by the wolves, but at a point only a day from the Inn, on Lake Wasacslnagama. It happened that the following evening we were visited by a couple of men out for butterflies, ferns and such things, traveling light, going without tents and having sleep ing bags only. We told them all.about the wolves, with some additions pos sibly, the guides related all the fear some wolf and animal stories they could think of or invent dnd the bug hunters must have passed a wakeful night, judging from their worried ap pearance when they left us. Anyway 'their campfire was burning very brightly when we turned in for the night and it was ging well when the first of us got up in the morning. As a matter of fact, the guides declared, practically everything will run from you in the summer time except that CASH OR MONTHLY PAYMENTS THE EVENING TIMES, GRAND FORKS, N. D. In June bears will chase anything and anybody. As for the fishing, there are better bass in Connecticut than any we got, but we didn't hit the right season. Early in July parties fishing where we picked up only an occasional one got them at the rate of one in six minutes. Most oC them are thrown back, so the fishing is not hurt much. The government has placed a limit of ten bass a day, four lake trout, eight dore apd thirty (or ten pounds) of brook trout. The lake trout run very large and several over twenty pounds having been caught, this summer. There is no doubt of the fish being there, for in one lake, on a bright day when there was no wind to dis turb the water, we saw in passing over a sandy bottom a dozen bass in a short distance, none less than two poiuids and most of them three pounds or better. Late in the fall, when the hunting season opens, they will be biting again and the lake trout will also be up In the shoal water then. Now you find them in 100 feet of water. Only one day, at one place, and for a few minutes did we find the bass lively. Then they took anything. One of the party flyfishing, hooked three big ones on one cast. They tore things up so that the biggest broke the leader and got away, but the other two were brought to net safely. They took the flies as trout sometimes will —jumping straight out of the water first, turning and descending on the fly, giving the fisherman all varia tions of heart failure attacks through fear he wouldn't hook them. But it isn't the fish taken that makes the trip successful. The hills may not look higher than Talcott mountain, the woods not much differ ent from those around home, but when you travel for days without seeing a soul outside of your own party, when you remember that you are five days' steady paddling from a railroad, with portages, some of them a mile long, to make besides, when you hear the loons calling, the eagles scream or the wolves howlipg, when you find the moose and bear tracks in plenty, you realize that you are pretty well out In the wilds and that the experience in itself is something you couldn't get at home, even though you might get a bigger fish there. TO WED DIVORCEE HIS WIFE SLAPPED. Aasoclated Preaa to The Evening Time*. Omaha, Sept. 7. Announcement that Mrs. Cora Lathrop Patterson, di vorced wife of James Patterson, son of the millionaire tobacco manufact urer of Richmond, Va., is scon to be married to George P. Cronk, of Oma ha, former Grand Exalted Ruler of the Elks, has created a sensation in so ciety circles here and elsewhere. Mrs. Patterson obtained a divorce from the wealthy young Virginian in the district court in Omaha five years ago, and Mr. Cronk a few months ago permitted a divorce suit brought by his wife In the same court to go bv default. In his original petition for divorce Patt»rson named a traveling sales man as co-respondent. His wife filed a cross-bill, in which she set up the charge of extreme cruelty against her husband, alleging, among ether things, that the wealthy Richmond tobacco manufacturer had bribed his son to bring the action for divorce. Mrs. Pat terson was granted alimony and the custody of her only child, a boy. Mrs. Patterson is a singularly good looking blonde and she sins' wel.1, The lines represented here are in daily use in thousands of American homes. Can you ask (or a better testi monial of their reliability? YOU CAN WISH FOR NOTHING BETTER Yoti Can Buy Right O.YOUNG'S FURNITURE & MUSIC HOUSE 123-126-129 S. Third St., Grand Forks, North Dakota talks well, is an actress of more than ordinary talent who had considerable experience on the stage before her marriage, and altogether Is a very at tractive woman. On her first visit here she gained an entree to society. Mrs. Patterson returned to Omaha soon after her divorce was granted, and she and Cronk we^e seen fre quently together. At the Northwestern Railway station in Council Bluffs one evening soon after Mrs. Patterson came to town she was assaulted by Cronk's wife, who seeing her boarding a train on which Cronk was going to Virginia on business for the Elks, sus pected that the couple were leaving town together. Cronk and Mrs. Patterson did not go on East that night. Cronk disappeared in the crowd on the station platform and returned to Omaha, while Mrs. Patterson accompanied by her little son, went to a hotel. Cronk went, back to his home and his wife and children after a while, but Mrs. Cronk asked the courts for a legal separation. She was granted a decree of divorce and was given the custody of her children. Mrs. Patterson soon left Omaha and nothing more was heard of her here until a few weeks ago, when" she re turned. Then it was rumored that she was to marry Cronk, and now the ru mor is confined. BASD UNDER SUSPICION. Gjpsle Women Pretend to Tell Fori tunes For Hlnot People. Five families of Gypsies who for the past several days have been camping near the pest house at Minot, have been ordered out by the police. Some suspicions of theft have been enter tained against the band of wanderers, and some of the leaders have been interviewed by the chief of police and ordered to leave their camp ground, according to the Minot Optic. The women of the band have begged on the streets and otherwise annoyed the residents of the city. The pople living nearest the camping grounds of the normads, have been in fear, having been visited frequently by the female members of the band on the pretext of telling fortunes as well as asking for money. Many of the young people of the city have indulged the cheats in their fraudulent methods, and paid them money, for their fortunes. They are cheats, and, are often thieves as welT. The record of Gypsy bands is that all communities that have tolerated their presence have lost valuable articles. JUMPED THE TRACK. Car of Lumber Near Washliurn Does Leap Frog Act. The Wilton News says: While the lignite limited was hitting a Dan Patch gait about two miles this side of Washburn a car of lumber jumped the track and started to amble over to Turtle Lake. This deranged the plan of procedure and another box car and the combination car followed suit and the passengers in the rear car nearly did a leap frog stunt with those sitting ahead. Nobody was hurt but the jar nearly shook their back teeth loose, and It was some time before they were sure that each individual was all there. The wieck was not cleared until evening. Net results a large stock of kindling wood. He who seeks out the suffering never needs to worry as to whether he is walking with the Saviour. THE HOUSE OF MUSIC rpHE WORLD'S" BEST PIANOS, ORGANS and MUSICAL SUPPLIES, represented in Grand Forks by GRAND FORKS' GREATEST MUSIC HOUSE. You owe it to ourself to have the best. Our [foods are selected from among those lines a a a a A*jrolnted Preaa Cable to The Bveitag London, Eng., Sept 7—The discov ery at Ringstead of the skeleton of a woman, supposed to have been murder ed, recalls a famous Northamptonshire murder trial, and the alarming sequel which caused the discontinuance of the old-time custom of mock trials by jury In country districts. On July 22, 1850, a young woman, named Lydia Attley, mysteriously dis appeared from Ringstead. Slngularlv, she was last seen about 100 yards from the spot on the Denford road, where her supposed skeleton has been found, talking to a young man, named Week ley Ball. Nearly fourteen years passed and then on some human bones being dug up at Ringstead, Weekley Ball, on whom suspicion had always been cast, was arrested at Ramsey, in Hunting donshire, whither he had fled from the local gossips, on a charge of murder ing the woman. This was in February, 1864, and he was taken before the mag istrate at Thrapston, and committed to the Spring Assizes at Northampton, pleading his innocence. He was tried before Justice Cockburn (afterwards lord chief justice), and acquitted, re turning to Ramsey, where he died some fifteen years ago, highly respect ed. The finding of the skeleton of the woman now has revived the old story, and an elderly inhabitant says: "The incident recalls to my mind (after for ty-two years) the great excitement which was created, not only in Ring stead, but throughout the country, when Weekley Ball was arrested in 1864. "Nothing but this affair was talked of wherever men met together for months after, and well I remember how a song, with Lydia (or Liddy) Attley as the heroine was on every body's lips. A sensational occurrence took place In Irthllngborough over it. A number of youths, whose heads were full of it, decided upon holding a mock trial by jury. One of them was chosen to represent Weekley Ball, the prison er, and from the remainder the judge and jury were picked. The trial was carried out with mock solemnity, and the prisoner, being found guilty, the 'judge' passed sentence of death. "Up to this time the matter had no serious aspect, but after the sentence the youths proceeded to carry it into effect. They took the 'condemned' prisoner down to the Cross, where ar rangements were made for the 'exe cution' to take place. It was, of course, not intended to hurt him, but unfor tunately for all, and especially the prisoner, their proceedings were too realistic, and in a few seconds' after being suspended by the neck, it was seen that the youth was actually strangling. "Some of the party, frightened at the serious turn the matter had taken, ran away, but the others raised an alarm, and with help released the choking youth from his perilous po sition. It was only just in the nick of time that this was done, for the young fellow's face was nearly black*. He ,£-pf ARE THE BEST 4 N Embody All the Virtues of the ARTIST'S PIANO Tone, Quality, Ease of Action, Case Beauty And Great Durability. The same is true of all of our Pianos- The A. B. CHASE, KREIL, EMERSON and many others. WHOLESALE PRICES j.r 4 PAGE THREE was unconscious, and doubtless In a few more seconds life would have been extinct. Though efforts were made to keep the affair quiet, It got noised abroad, and so alarmed everybody con cerned that those mock trials by jury, which at that time were common In country districts, received a check, and since then have been of infrequent occurrence." Lydia Attley was at the time of her disappearance about thirty years of age, and the theory that the skeleton Is hers receives support from the fact that the teeth, which were absolutely perfect, are those of a woman about that age. The body was in a cramped, crescent position, pointing to a hurried burial and a rusty razor, with which the crime had evidently been commit ted, was found beside It. ASK INFORMATION. Railroads Requested to Tell About Safety Appliance Methods. Aimoclated Preaa to The Evening Times. Washington. Sept. 7—The interstate commerce commission today made public an order calling upon the rail roads of the country for information in regard to block signalling practices and electrical signalling appliances. Information is asked in order that the mission might comply with the joint resolution passed at the last session of congress. In the opinion of the commission, the subject is one of the most important of several matters which were referred to It by congress, as It has to do directly with the safety of life and property in railroad travel. FARMING DISCUSSED. Amoclated Preaa to The Evening Times. Starkville, Miss., Sept. 7.—The grow ing of alfalfa in Mississippi, the ad vantages the dairy industry offers the south, the application of scientific knowledge and experience to everyday farm work, and means of preparing for the boll weevil were among the topics discussed at the statte farmers' institute. The prominent agricultural experts oq the evening program include ohn Hamilton and W. M. Hay sof the department of ag riculture at Washington. DYING FROM LOVER'S KISS. AKaoclated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. Augusta, Ga„ Sept. 7.—Miss May Bryant, a pretty girl of Graniteville, S. C., is dying at a hospital here in consequence of having been kissed with undue force by her lover. Theo dore Barton. A week ago Miss Bryant and Barton went walking arid when she returned her cheek was bleeding. She said that she had scratched a pimple. Blood poison developed and she was brought here for treatment. Today the girl confessed that the wound was Inflicted by her lover while he was kissing her. "Theo kissed me," said the girl, "and playfully bit my cheek. He bit harder than he intended and caused the wound." V.