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yet been carried on. These three young men had acquired a great quantity of property and their commitments were enough to daunt the boldest speculator. Yet their judgment was quickly vindicated. The Provincial Government, not finding any other position available, paid what was then a handsome figure for a portion of the Sinton property. The Kline farm was plotted out in lots, named "Lakeview." Buildings began to be erected. There was a brisk commerce in lots, values doubled overnight, and it was not long until Lakeview was the best residential suburb of Regina. After engaging in many real estate transactions and contributing in no small degree to the upbuilding of Regina, Mr. McCallum and his partners erected on their property, at the corner of Twelfth Avenue and Scarth Street, one of the finest office buildings in the West, on the ground floor of which they have their offices. It is ten stories in height, 125x75, and is equipped with every modern convenience.

 

 

E. A. McCallum, who has thus seen the reality of the vision he dreamed twenty years ago, is of the stock of the Scottish Highlands, which has given so many good citizens to Canada. His grandfather, Archibald McCallum, sailed from Inverary in Argyleshire to Canada, more than one hundred years ago, and took up land in the Ottawa valley between Ottawa and Montreal. He was of the pure Celtic
race and Gaelic. He did not acquire English until after his arrival in Canada. E. A. McCallum was born on his father's farm, at Cumberland, in 1869, the son of Donald McCallum and his wife, Jane McCaffrey. After attending public school he took a teacher's certificate and taught for two years at Spittsville, Ontario. He later attended high school at Vankleek Hill, where he took his second-class certificate. He thence came to Regina and went to farm work with Cooney Brothers at Wascana. He taught school for a few month IS at the Forest School, some miles southwest of Lumsden. In 1898 he entered the office of the late Hon. Mr.

 

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