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History: Lord Lovat Judges Shorthorns at Calgary

Reprinted from the August 1952 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Lord Lovat Judges Shorthorns at Calgary ‘Scotland’s Lord Lovat, British war hero, Chief of Clan Fraser and Banffshire cattle breeder, proved a most popular visitor at this year’s Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. In making the long trip by air, Lord Lovat’s special purpose was two-fold, to officially open the exhibition and stampede which he did […] Read more

History: $20,000.00 reward: Bill Minor Captured – Pt. 2

Reprinted from the August 1952 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

$20,000.00 reward: Bill Minor Captured – Pt. 2 (concluding instalment) By C.G. Steffens, Kelowna, B.C. ‘The lone Indian rider emerged from the heavy fir timber that he had been meandering through for the past hour, and rode out into the open onto a low grassy ridge. Ahead of a vista of green hills, patched here […] Read more


History: $20,000.00 reward: Bill Minor Captured – Pt. 1

Reprinted from the July 1952 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

$20,000.00 reward: Bill Minor Captured – Pt. 1 By C.G. Steffens, Kelowna, B.C. Corporal J.T. Browning of the North West Mounted, looked at this watch and decided it was still a little early for lunch. “Guess I’ll take a walk over to the depot,” he mused, “and find out what’s come over the wires today.” […] Read more

New Cattlemen’s Young Leaders

NewsMakers from the May 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Haley Scott grew up on a commercial cow-calf operation west of Lacombe, Alta. As a long-time 4-H member she especially enjoyed the livestock judging and horsemanship projects. Scott earned a bachelor degree in animal science from the University of Saskatchewan, and a master of science from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine […] Read more


Carrying the mail.

History: Many are the hearts

Reprinted from the August 1952 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Many are the hearts By Lyn Harrington The man with the most proposals this Leap Year is a bachelor rancher of Alberta. He’s 1952’s most sought after catch of the season. It all started quite simply. Last January, a photographer went into a tiny western community on the Red Deer River. He planned simply a […] Read more