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J, Hopkins, is the holder of the 100 miles tandem cycling record of England, under the colours of the Ansley Bicycle Club. At present an active member of the Regina Boat Club, and Civil Service Tennis Club. Prominently identified with musical organizations. Master Wascana, No.2, G.R.S., A.F. and A.M. Religion, Anglican. Address, 3212 Victoria Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan.

 

HALE: Mrs. Ida C. (Ruttan), proprietrix, Empress Hotel, Moose Jaw. Born at Peterboro, Ont., February 28th, 1874, a daughter of Michael and Mary (Stone) Ruttan. Married Robert Hale, 31st May, 1891, and has two sons and one daughter (son deceased). Educated county schools of Muskoka and by constant self-teaching. Mrs. Hale's life and career in the Province of Saskatchewan is an example of what perseverance and character may achieve in a new country. After a residence of twenty years she may justly be described as its most outstanding and successful business woman. Her parents, pioneer people in the Muskoka district, faced and encountered all the disadvantages of early pioneer life; gradually won from the forest a home and a place in the community. The children had what schooling the district afforded. The family grew to age and Mrs. Hale married and lived for a number of years in Muskoka. Having to provide for her family, in 1901 she determined to come west and improve their condition. This she did in 1903, locating at Estevan. After a residence here for some time, she came to Moose Jaw. Here she opened and operated La Hale Lodge, the first apartment block in the city. Here she was very successful in an enterprise she started largely with only her character as an asset and her known ability to manage and willingness to work as a line of credit, that stood her well in time of necessity. In 1915 she was urged to take over the management of the Empress Hotel, which she has run continuously ever since, and which, under her

 

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