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Federal Cabinet. On the retirement of Sir Robert Borden from the leadership of the Union Government, in 1921, his name was frequently mentioned as possible successor. Resigned portfolio and was elevated to the Dominion Senate December, 1921. Has been appointed First Vice-president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, London. Married and has one son. Presbyterian. Liberal. Clubs, Assiniboia, Regina; Rideau, Ottawa. Recreation, golf. Residence, Ottawa.

 

 

FATHER LEBRET; FATHER HUGONARD: Pioneer missionaries of the Roman Catholic Church. The Indian Industrial School at Lebret was named after Father Lebret, who was one of the earliest missionaries of the Roman Catholic Church.

Father Hugonard, who for many years had charge of the school, was also one of the greatest of the pioneer priests. His influence with the Indians was of great value to the Government in the stormy days of 1885. It is reported that "Star Blanket," the chief of the File Hill Indians, decided to rejoin the rebellious tribes on the banks of the Saskatchewan. Accordingly he camped in the Qu' Appelle Valley, and his warriors engaged nightly in their war dances. Father Hugonard was away when these preparations started, and when he arrived home, Star Blanket was about to lead his braves to the scene of hostilities. Girding up his soutanne, Father Hugonard strode down the valley to the camp of Star Blanket. He Was in the lodge with his wives when the priest arrived. Father Hugonard pointed out to him the folly of his course and told him that he would probably end on the gallows. Star Blanket, however, insisted that he was going on the war path. He said that now was the time to drive the white man out of the country and he was going to take it. Whereupon the burly priest seized the Indian by the throat and before he had time to reach for his knife choked him into unconsciousness, and threw him amongst his wives, at the same time ordering

 

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