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of the Town Council Solicitor for the Canada Bonded Attorney, and Western Debentures Co., Ltd., Past Noble Grand of the I.O.O.F. Has always taken a lively interest in sports and was a member of the 1908 Provincial Champion Football Club. Is a brother of the Reverend C. T. Holman, M.A., B.D., professor in the University of Chicago. Presbyterian. Liberal. Address, Outlook.

 

HENDERSON: James, artist, of Fort Qu' Appelle, Saskatchewan, was born in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, in the year 1871, the only son in a family of four, born to James Henderson and Christian McAinst. His education was received in the schools of his native city, where his boyhood days were spent. He commenced his business life when he was apprenticed to a Glasgow lithographic artist, which apprenticeship he served for the full term, when he went to London to follow his chosen profession. Here, in the larger field. he continued to develop himself and to take advantage of early desires to express himself in paint. Devoting all his spare hours to the study of painting and drawing, and by using the great art galleries and museums of London to the fullest extent, he took a full measure of instruction and inspiration from the treasures that lay at hand. Painting and drawing were now the chief aims of his life; yet it was not for some time that he left the commercial art for painting. An event that had a far-reaching effect in his life and career took place in 1909, when he decided to make a trip to Canada. While only intended as a visit, yet, so impressed was he with what he saw, that he decided to stay and seek his fortune in the land where so many of his "brothers" had found opportunity and success. After a short residence in Winnipeg, he again "trekked" farther west, this time going to the growing city of Regina, capital of Saskatchewan. Here he continued to live until 1916, when he moved to the Valley of the Qu' Appelle to make his home in the historic old

 

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