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business; homesteaded. M.L.A., Alberta Assembly, for eight years. Came to Lloydminster in 1913. Articled in law to B. L. Cooke. Joined C.E.F., 1915. Commission of major, 151st Batt., Edmonton. Overseas and was attached to 29th in France. Wounded at Vimy Ridge; invalided to England; Canada, and back to Lloydminster in 1918. President of the Board of Trade. On reserve and is second in command 1st S.M.R. Member of the Masonic Order. Presbyterian. Conservative. Address, Board of Trade, Lloydminster.

 

WILLOUGHBY: Charles, of Willoughby & Duncan, contractors, Regina. Away back in 1891 ~ the year of the great crop - some of the various churches of Regina got together and held a picnic in the Qu' Appelle Valley. A special train was chartered and a great many of the citizens of Regina made a holiday of the occasion and went along with their wives and families. The train poured out its living freight in a beautiful grove on the river bank, a couple of miles west of Lumsden. Swings were set up and many a starched white petticoat fluttered in the breeze as the young men propelled their young ladies skyward. Footballs were produced and kicked about; fires lighted for tea water, and well-filled baskets opened and their contents prepared for the benefit of the hungry excursionists. The mosquitoes were hungry, too, and swarmed in clouds, but no one minded mosquitoes when Jimmy Williams was there with his ice cream freezers and his penetrating shout of lemonade, lemonade, cold as ice can make it; made at the North Pole by the light of a diamond." But the great event of the day was the baseball match between nines picked from among the business men of Regina. There was some real talent, too. The game was a close and exciting one, and for a time it looked as if the team which contained a majority of older men were going down to certain and ignominious defeat. Disaster, however, was averted by the vigorous batting and superb field-

 

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