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THE RIEL REBELLION; CAUSE AND MANY INTERESTING FACTS RESPECTING THE OUTBREAK

First installment of Most Interesting Reminiscences of William J. Carter of Edmonton, Who Participated in the Fighting During These Stirring Days --- Tells of Causes Leading to Rebellion in Graphic Manner and of the Fighting Which Took Place.

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An interesting story of the situation during the period of the Riel Rebellion and the causes that led up to the outbreak ‘way back in the early days of this great western country is revealed in a most explanatory and detailed way.

Personal Experience resulted in the completion of this excellent record of events. Written by William J. Carter, a resident of this district for many years, in the form of a diary, the events of interest have featured the growth of this city from the time it was but a mere trading post, the habitation of the Indian and the Hudson’s Bay factor, are revealed in striking manner.

Mr. Carter, a resident of the city, is well known here as a building contractor. His story is as follows:

A great deal of speculation had from time to time been indulged in and political capital made out of the causes that led up to the rising of the half- breeds in March, 1885.


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