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Human Side of Minnesotan Twice
HARD WORKER AND STUDIOUS
Instance That Depicted His Great Love
For Reading—Devotee of Baseball.
One of His Witty Stories—How He
Settled a Strike Without Riots.
Qt? Much has been written of the polit
ical career of John A. Johnson, gov
ernor of Minnesota, but very little has
been said of the man himself, little
that is descriptive of his personality,
bis earlier career, his traits and habits
•—in short, nothing that gives a con
crete idea of the man himself.
The term "self made man" can be
applied to Governor Johnson in its en
tirety. At the age of twelve years the
burden of the home devolved upon his
young shoulders, and he even then
demonstrated that he was made of the
material of which the heroes of the
United States have been fashioned
Lincoln in his hardest days never had
to endure more as a boy than did the
governor of Minnesota. The boy's life
was filled with the thorns of life, and
-ffhe roses were sadly lacking. His
parents, who a short time before his
birth left Sweden and settled at St.
•1 Peter, Minn., a small town in the south
I em part of the state, were shiftless
I and improvident. At the age of twelve
he was taken out of school and ap
prenticed to a printer. Here love for
learning developed, and he arranged
to attend the country school during
half sessions until he finished. Two
terms at the high school finished his
A education, but for years afterward he
studied until he mastered the speech
I of four languages and became one of
Ithe best read men in the state.
\xjKTAfter finishing school he remained
with the country publisher who aided
bim in life's battle and learned the
mechanical end of the newspaper busi
ness. For years his life was a weary
struggle Hard work and domestic
misery were all young Johnson knew
during his bojhood days, but his love
for literatuie opened to him a land of
delight and golden promise.
His Love For Reading.
A story is told of him at St. Peter
which slums his lote for reading
When he was fiist apprenticed to the
printer he slept in the lear of the
shop. His employer was kind hearted,
but thuft often got the better of him.
fio, seeing that his kerosene bill was
Jfibout doubled with the advent of
young Johnson, he called the boy to
task and forbade him burning the lamp
at night for leading purposes. John
son sohed the problem by buying a
supply of caudles. This, went ell un
til one night he went to sleep and left
the candle buiumg A small fiie was
the result. When the man asked him
the cause of the fiie he confessed the
entire affair and further added that he
would gladly work and pay for the
damage if he might be permitted to
still burn candles so ho might read at
night This touched the employer's
heart, and the boy was provided with
a lamp for his own piivate use.
As a boy Governor Johnson was a
&a\\ scholar and did not love work any
*more than any other boy of his age,
but when he came to the age of reason
and realized that his life would be
what he made it himself he devoted
himself to his task with ardor. While
he made many friends, he made no
Young Johnson left school to help
his mother. She took in washing and
John delivered the washing. Two
years later he got a job as clerk in a
grocery store and then prevailed upon
his mother to quit her job and let him
support the family.
One would think that an early ex
perience of this sort would have hard
and soured the boy's character.
But there was one fact that saved him
from an excess of ridicule and perse
cution. There wasn't a lad of his age
in St. Peter that could beat him play
ing baseball. He would come from
his woik day after day and make his
brother stand up against the wall in
the back yard while he practiced
straight arm pitching.
Fond of good, clean, witty stories,
the kind with a laugh in them, Gov
ernor Johnson on one occasion was
asked if he proposed to be a candi
date for the Democratic presidential
All Ready For a Strike.
1 can best answer that," he re
^Jponded, "by telling you of the expe
rience of a Minnesota farmer. This
man of the soil took a load of grain to
the city and exchanged it for a few
barrels of rye, the liquid variety. Re
turning home, he transferred a part of
the load, and by the time he arriv
ed at his place he was feeling very
comfortable. Walking toward his
house, he ran into a rattlesnake coiled
up ready for business. He stuck out
his leg. 'Strike, go! durn ye!' he ex
claimed. 'I'll never be in better shape
for ye than I am now!'
The way Governor Johnson settled a
strike one summer shows his power as
a conservative official. The miners in
the Mesaba range went out, and there
was imminent peril of violence. In
stead of sending his state militia to
the scene Governor Johnson himself
went alone. He talked with the strike
leaders and with the employers. He
visited the strikers and heard their
grievances. He gave them good ad
vice. If they remained orderly, he
said, no troops would be sent, but if
they became violent he would be forc
ejLip quell their violence with soldiers.
The strike was settled without riots.
WORLD'S RICHEST WOMAN.
Ideal Home Life of Mrs. E. H. Harri
man, Railroad King's Sole Heir.
Mary W. Harriman, widow of Ed
ward H. Harriman, to whom is be
queathed the entire estate and -hold
ings of the late railroad magnate, es
timated to be worth between $100,
000,000 and $200,000,000, is now the
richest woman in the world. While
the value of the Harriman estate is
not known, it is believed the widow
will have more money than Mrs. Rus
sell Sage and Mrs. Hetty Green put to
The will, which was filed at Goshen,
N. Y., was made public in New York
city and reads as follows:
I, Edward H. Harriman of Arden, in
the state of New York, do make, publish
and declare this as and for my last will
and testament—that is to say:
I give, devise and bequeath all my prop
erty, real and personal, of every kind and
nature, to my wife, Mary W. Harriman,
to be heis absolutely and forever, and I
do hereby nominate and appoint the said
Mary W. Harriman to be executrix of
In witness whereof I have hereunto set
my hand and seal this eighth day of June,
in the year 1903.
EDWARD H. HARRIMAN
Signed, sealed, published and declared
by the testator as and for his last will
and testament in our presence, who at
his request and in his presence and in
the presence of each other have each of
us hereunto subscribed our names as wit
CHARLES A. PEABODT, 13 Park ave
nue, New York.
C. C. TEGETHOFF, 291 East Seventeenth
street, Flatbush, L. I.
This will* makes Mary W. Harriman,
widow of Edward H. Harriman, the
sole legatee of his colossal accumula
tions and sole executrix of his estate.
Although never the possessor of mil
lions, Mrs. Harriman has always been
rich. In the northern section of the
state her ancestors fjor generations
have been wealthy and influential.
She was Mary Williamson Averell,
daughter of William Averell, who was
head of a banking house and president
of the Ogdensburg and Lake Cham-
MBS. E. H. HARRIMAN.
plain railroad, now known as the Rift
land. So it will be seen she always
knew railroads too.
It was while she was a young belle
of Ogdensburg society that she met
E. H. Harriman entirely by chance.
Mary Averell was the first girl he met.
He had journeyed to the little city on
business Some friend took him to an
informal reception. It was her first
season. He was the first really busi
nesslike suitor. That was in 1878.
A year later, when the announce
ment was made of their engagement,
Ogdensburg began to inquire who E.
H. Harriman was. They learned that
he was a young fellow in Wall street
"with prospects." He was neither very
wealthy nor very prominent. They
were married in St. John's church in
Ogdensburg, Sept. 10, 1879, thirty
years ago, and entered upon a life con
spicuously happy and truly American.
Six children were born to them, of
whom five still survive. It was a de
lightfully happy family. Father, moth
er and children always and openly ex
pressed their fondness for each other.
As wealth came it spoiled neither par
ents, boys nor girls.
Mrs. Harriman, who can trace her
American ancestry back to 1650,
brought her husband financial aid in
his early struggles in the market
when aid was most valuable to him.
Durum Bread Day In North Dakota.
"Durum bread day" will be ob
served in North Dakota, by proclama
tion of Governor John Burke of that
state, on Oct. 7.
The agricultural department has
been notified that the people of North
Dakota have been urged by the gov
ernor to observe the day by using
only bread made from durum flour.
Durum wheat is a hard cereal
grown only in the far north and is a
special product of North Dakota.
The World's Largest Rug.
What is said to be the largest nig
in the world is being woven by "a New
York firm for the ballroom of a well
known hotel. The rug is eighty-three
feet long by fifty-five feet wide and is
surrounded by a nine foot border. It
will weigh two tons. Such a heavy
rug had to be made in sections, and it
is of Saxony Wilton.
Limit on Voices of Newsboys. /,
Police in the business district of St
Louis ordered to put the "soft pedal"
on newsboys' voices have adopted this
rule: A "newsie" must not shout "TJx
try!" loud enough to be heard more
than half a block if there is another
newsboy at the next corner.
By M. QUAD.
^Copyrighted, 1909, by Associated Literary
The editor of the Weekly Grantville
Banner was hard up. He was hard
op when he established the Banner,
six years before, and he had been hard
np every day since. He was a middle
aged man, but hard-upness had added
ten years to his age. He had been a
fat man while running a sawmill, but
the hard-upness of newspaper life had
made a human toothpick of him. On
this certain day, as he sat looking out
an editorial window, he had to admit
that another month would see the sus
pension of the Banner and the end of
the world unless the unexpected hap
On this same day and hour the
Widow Spicer, whose back yard touch
ed the Banner ofliee and was under
surveillance from some of its windows,
sat down on the back doorstep with
her sewing. She was plain under the
editorial eye. In fact, he thought her
the homeliest woman he^ever saw. All
the rest of Grantville tWught the same
way. All visitors to the town were
a unit on this subject. As a matter
of fact, the widow was corpulent,
cross eyed, wheezy, lop shouldered and
had a cast in her left eye.
For half an hour the editor surveyed
her, and she looked up occasionally and
knew that he was doing so, and then
a bright thought flashed to his brain.
He hugged it there for ten minutes
and then dropped out of the window
without hat or coat and approached
her. They had long known each other.
He knew that she was homely, and
she knew he was hard up. As she
looked up and nodded he took a seat
beside her, clasped his hands around
one of his knees and began:
"Widow Spicer, every widow ought
to marry again."
"I agree with you," she promptly re
"And every editor ought to have
"He surely had, Mr. Poor."
"Well, our talk is strictly confiden
tial. For $100 in cash the Banner will
get you a husband, and you needn't
pay a cent until after the ceremony."
She said a good deal, and he said a
good deal, and as a result the next is
sue of the Banner contained the an
nouncement that she was engaged to a
rich man in Boston and would soon be
manied and lea\e Grantiille. The
second issue denied the first. A rich
relative of the widow's had died, and
she would lemain light in Grantville
until she had found the man of her
choice The third isbue stated that
she had turned down seven offers that
week and that the leaders of the Ban
ner would hear of a surprise on the
next The editor made good. He had
prevailed upon the widow, he said, not
to thiow herself awaj upon the first
milliou.iiie that came along, but to
give all eligible candidates a fair
show. He had put a fruit jar full of
beans in the office window, and every
one wanting to take a chance at the
widow was to pay a quarter to guess
at the number of beans. Names would
be recorded, and at the end of twenty
days the guessers would be introduced
in rotation—the nearest guesser first
[of all. The guessing business, with
the hand of a widow at stake, was
something new in that locality, and it
caught on. Old bachelors, widowers
and young men came as far as thirty
miles to look at the jar of beans and
record a guess. Some put in as many
as ten guesses.
Meanwhile, as was the agreement,
the widow became a recluse and was
not to be seen on the streets. She
was looked for, but was not to be
found. Of course all the guessers
heard of her homeliness, but they also
heard of her property and were not
going to miss a good thing by being
too particular. About the fifteenth
man who presented himself was a
humpbacked, bowlegged, broken nosed
widower. He was baldheaded, and he
was cock eyed, and nothing like him
had ever been seen in the town. The
editor looked upon him with joy and
satisfaction. He found him eligible,
and for $10 he told him the exact num
ber of beans in the jar. The man then
put in ten guesses so as to avoid sus
picion, and on the day of the counting
he of course won out. There had been
fifty guessers and over 400 guesses,
and this money had jumped the Ban
ner into the front ranks of journalism.
The widow was prepared to receive
Mr. Nott, the successful guesser. If
he failed then No. 2 would come along.
But he didn't fail. He was jeered and
guyed as he made his way to her
house on the arm of the editor, but he
was not dismayed. The widow saw
him when jet a block off, sized him
up, and when he entered the house
she fell into his arms, exclaiming:
"Thank heaven! I did not dream
there was such a homely man in all
The editor left them and went out
to sit on the back steps, bat within
ten minutes the widow came out with
*t tears In her eyes and a roll of money
in her hand and said:
"This hundred dollars belongs to
I "But you are not married yet," he re^
"But you are to go for the preach
er at once. Such love as Mr. Notf
and mine takes no chances and brooks
And the Banner enlarged to nine
columns a page and got a new head
and arranged for a colored supplement
and a sporting department, and* they
have re-elected the editor to the may
orality of Grantville over and over.
A Good Rub and an Air Bath a Sub
stitute For the Tub. W
The conditions and conventions' of
our civilization demand frequent bath
ing. It is popularly supposed that this
frequent bathing Is essential to health.
"This is quite untrue." says the Med
ical Journal. "We have seen fine and
vigorous men among the habitants of
Canada who had never taken a full
bath in their lives. Were the truth
-known, many thousands of our fellow
citizens probably know nothing of the
alleged benefits of the tub, though
maintaining excellent average health
"Such people do not present the
fresh and pleasing appearance of the
frequent bather, however long lived
they may be. Is not, however, much
of the benefit attributed to the water
in reality due to the complete exposure
of the skin to the airV
"The respiratory function of the
skin is of high importance, and, al
though water may be dispensed with,
closing the pores to air would result
in speedy asphyxiation. The historic
instance of the boy who impersonated
John th» Baptist in a mediaeval pro
cession and whose body was covered
with gold leaf with rapidly fatal re
sults is proof.
"The ice cold bath is a superstition
it is a pastime for the abnormally
vigorous, not desirable for the average
civilized man. A bath not too cold is
really an agreeable stimulant as well
as being a luxury. The feeling of well
being after a bath can hardly be ob
tained in any other way, and the
rapid multiplication of tubs in hotels
and private residences, soon to ap
proach one to the individual, shows
how they are appreciated.
"Unhappy persons, however, whose
travels in the provinces or into the
desert may temporarily deprive them
of sufficient water for bathing may
find a substitute that will at least af
ford a part of their accustomed en
joyment. The body may be energet
ically rubbed with a brush or coarse
Turkish towel and afterward exposed
to the air for fifteen minutes or so.
The accustomed feeling of vigor will
follow and the process will be found
by the uninitiated to be astonishingly
A STRANGE TRIBE.
The Touaregs, to Whom Timbuktu
Owes Its Origin.
A recent explorer, journeying from
Tripoli across the great desert of Sa
hara, gives accouut of much opposi
tion to his progress offered by the va
rious wandering tribes. Much of the
most serious trouble was caused by
the Touaregs. a strange band of people,
supposed by some to have descended
from the crusaders. These dwellers of
the deseit are distinguished by the
wearing of eils, a custom which has
caused much discussion. Says Felix
Dubois in "Timbuktu the Mysterious."
As you travel an atmosphere of se
crecy hovers over tne country, and you
remember that these mysterious Toua
regs are still momentarily its oppress
ors and masters.
These people keep their eyes from
the excessive glow of the desert by
two veils, one rolled round the temples
and falling down in front, the other
reaching from the nostrils to the edge
of the clothing, covering the lower
part of the face. Savants seek all
manner of farfetched origins to ex
plain this custom. Hygiene is obvious
ly the only motive. This is proved by
their own statements and by the so
briquet, "mouths for flies," which they
give to all who do not wear the veils.
These veils are never removed, even
at mealtimes. They are so much a
part of their wearers that any one de
prived of such covering is unrecog
nized by his friends and relatives. If
a number of the tribe should be killed
in battle, no one could identify them
if they had not on their veils.
Theft is the Touareg's natural form
of industry. "This word," says a na
tive proverb, "is like water fallen upon
sand, never to be found again." The
Sudanese term them as "thieves,
hyenas and abandoned of God." Yet
to this strange tribe Timbuktu owes
The Force of Habit.
One of the campers had done some
thing peculiarly idiotic, and the dean
said, "Dick reminds me of Thomas'
"What about Thomas' colt?" asked
"Why," the dean responded readily,
"where I lived in Maine when 1 was a
boy an old man named Thomas raised
horses. He once put out to pasture a
colt which had been fed from Its birth
in a box stall and watered at the
trough in the yard.
"The pasture lay across a small
river, and in the middle of the day the
colt swam the stream to go up to the
barnyard for a drink of water."
English as Spoken In London.
I must confess in passing that after
a lifetime spent upon English I had
nearly as much difficulty with that lan
guage "as she is spoke" upon the
streets of London by the common peo
ple as I had with French and German
in Paris and Berlin. The most popu
lar sensational journal of London is
the Daily Mail. They call it the Dily
Mile. Many other words are equally un
recognizable.—London Letter to Spring
field (Mass.) Republican.
A Never Failing Supply. S
The fond husband was seeing his
wife off with the children for their
vacation iu the country. As she got
into the train he said, "But, my dear,
won't yon take some fiction to read?"
"Oh. nor* she resopoded sweetly. "I
shall depend upon your letters from
BILL! BIGGS' CASE.
"^-v tsfi art 1
vl By BRUCE PARKER.
•Copyright, 1909, by American Press Asso
During the civil war one of the many
things that interested me was the fact
that after a hard day's march, when
we men were lying about on the
ground resting, the drummer boys
would choose a convenient place and
play ball. One of these boys of our
regiment turned out to be a young
hero. He was known as Billy, and
his other name was Riggs. He was
fourteen years old and small for his
No one has ever been able to account
for the "blunder" that won the battle
of Missionary Ridge. I happened to
see that blunder at the time it was
made. Billy Riggs was the blunderer.
Our regiment was one of the line at
the base of the ridge and in one of
the most exposed positions. We were
suffering under a fire that we could
not return with any hope of hurting
any one, for we were obliged to shoot
up the side of a mountain at an enemy
we couldn't see.
Billy Riggs was standing with the
drum corps looking up the side of the
mountain. Suddenly he made a jump
and, landing on a rock in front of him,
began to climb. In a few moments he
was sheltered behind a precipitous
bank. There he began to drum like
mad. What he did it for I didn't know,
but I supposed it was to let the men
know that if they would come up there
they would be under cover. At any
rate, several men followed Billy, and
a number followed the several, and it
wasn't two minutes before the regi
ment, or the bulk of it, was climbing
to Billy's position.
But Billy wasn't there. Realizing
that there wasn't room for 600 men
where he stood and seeing a similar
position higher up, he went there and
stood rattling his sheepskin to let his
comrades know that there was plenty
of room beside him. The most daring
as well as the most chivalrous left
their cover to make room for others
and followed Billy.
By this time the regiments on our
right and left, seeing our game, conclud
ed to practice it in their own behalf.
In other words, three-quarters of a
brigade were climbing the steep. Other
regiments followed, and regimental
commanders, thinking that an advance
had been ordered, took their com
mands where they saw others going
Before the general in chief could send
orders to stop the advance most of
the army was halfway up the hill, and
soon after gaining the top the ridge
So it was that what appeared to be
a foolhardy movement led to victory
and is recorded in history as "the sol
diers' battle." The soldier that led
that army was a drummer boy, and
his name was Billy Riggs. I
After the fight we men talked the'
matter over and agreed that it was a
sort of genius in Billy, of which he
was entirely unconscious, that had
gained an important victory In other I
words, he saw that safety was in an
advance. But the officers either didn't
see his act or declined to attach much
importance to it.
In time I was given a commission
in the regular army and ten years
later as a major of infantry was as
signed to command of a three company
post west of the Missouri river. The
day I arrived at my post as I ap
proached riding across a plain I heard
a sound of drums and fifes playing the
"Rogues' March." I knew that some
culprit was being drummed out of
camp and put spurs to my horse to see
the ceremony. Entering the gate, I
saw the garrison drawn up in line
before which a drum corps was lead
ing a man with a feather behind each
ear. There was something in his walk
that was familiar to me. I rode to a
position where he would pass close to
me, and when he went by I was sure
I had known him. Halting the squad,
I asked his name:
"Private William Riggs."
Billy looked up at me and recognized
me. There was a curious expression
on his face, of injured innocence, mor
tification and pleasure at seeing one of
his old comrades under such distress
"Stop this:" I cried angrily.
"Our commander"— began the ser
geant in command, but I cut him short
"I am commander here," I said
sharply. And, dismounting, I took Billy
in my arms, pulling the feathers from
behind his oars at the same time.
By this time the officer temporarily
in command of the post, a lieutenant
out of West Point several years after
the war had ceased, came prancing
across the parade to discover who
was Interfering with the execution of
his orders. Seeing a gold leaf on my
shoulder, he came on hesitatingly, look
ing up at me as much as to say, "Who
are you anyway?" and "What do you
mean by embracing a man under pun
Ishmentr I explained to him that I
was the new commandant, that I had
known Private Riggs in the civil war
as a brave boy and that I preferred
to investigate the case before It went
The investigation proved that Billy
had been restive under the command
of a man who was his inferior in all
except theoretic military subjects, an
antagonism had sprung up between
them and Billy had got the worst of
it, as all rebellions soldiers are bound
to do in the end. Under my command
Private Riggs became the best soldier
at the post, rose to be first sergeant of
his company, and I eventually succeed
ed in getting him a commission. He
fought Indians under me, and, though
he was brave and cool, he admitted
that he missed the inspiration of the
drum, which cannot be used in savage
As farther inducement to settlement
theWheat-raisins lands of
Western Canada, the
ment has tnrreated
the area that mar be
taken by a home
steader to 320 acres—
160 free and ICO t»
he nnrcliaied at —fcy
93.00 per aara.
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in the reports to the Government which give as
average of36V& bushelsofwheattothe acrefor 1900.
The great development of this part of Western
Canada has brought about the competition of
3 railways. Ample timber for fuel and fencing.
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These lands are to
the a in a is in
area when mixed
—farming is also car-
riedon withunqualified success.
A railwaywill shortly be built
to Hudson Bay, bringing* the
world's markets a thousand
miles nearer these wheat fields,
where schools and church— are
railways doaa to ah* serflesnsato.
and local markets coed.
."It would take timeto SMimilsto
the revelations that a visit to the
who visited Western Canada in
Railway and Land Companies at
Superintendent of Immtsnt
tlon, Ottawa. Canada, or to the
authorised Csnsdisn GoTsranwnt icsnt.