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township for over twenty-five years. Mr. Hopkins was engaged in the cheese-making business in early life, at Innerkip Zorra Township. Came west in 1882, to Moose Jaw district, driving from Brandon, Man. At that time there was not a foot of railway in the Territories and few settlements. The Canadian Pacific Railway completed over five hundred miles of road that year, coupling Swift Current with the East. Mr. Hopkins homesteaded, or rather squatted, for it was not until 1884 that "entry" could be filed on land in the district; pre-empted and homesteaded and pre-empted a second Portion of land; farmed and has continued to farm in the locality ever since. Moved to Moose Jaw in 1907. Was President of the N.W.T. Dairymen's Association travelled extensively as far west as Fort MacLeod, advocating Government creameries; was successful in having many started. Was an early Director in Grain Growers Assn. When the Hon. Wm. Motherwell entered the Cabinet, became president; resigned the presidency and has been honorary president for five years. Organized Moose Jaw Hospital president, and built many additions, and cleared it of all debt, handing it over to the City, in 1911 free of debt. Was chosen candidate of Progressive party at Convention held in Moose Jaw, March 9th, 1923 (first bal1ot). Contested. election, running against Hon. Will. E. Knowles, Whom he defeated by the largest majority ever polled in the riding. Member of the Board of the Methodist-Church. Mr. Hopkins, Mr. William Grayson and John Bellamy, Esq., were the pioneer organizers of the Methodist Church m Moose Jaw. Address, 65 Athabaska Street, Moose Jaw.

 

Hope: John Walter, Mayor of Yellow Grass (1922-23) implement dealer (Hope & Pagan). Born at Kelso, Roxboroughshire, Scotland, 1876, a son of George and Margaret Hope. Married Florence Dobbyn, 1912, and has one son and five daughters. Educated at Kelso schools. Worked with his father in Roxboroughshire

 

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