Making business history: a look at 100 Saskatchewan businesses of 1905: following is the fifth of an eight-part series in commemoration of Saskatchewan's 100th anniversary, appearing exclusively in Saskatchewan Business Magazine.
Business and commerce in Saskatchewan Saskatchewan, province, Canada
Saskatchewan (səskăch`əwən, –wän', săs'–), province (2001 pop. 978,933), 251,700 sq mi (651,903 sq km), W Canada. in 1905? Oh yes, and much more than one would expect. Not only were there thousands of farmers--even then encouraged to teach their children the business of farming--but also transportation, manufacturing and service industries growing the entrepreneurial en·tre·pre·neur
A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.
[French, from Old French, from entreprendre, to undertake; see enterprise. spirit. In keeping with our annual Top 100 issue, Saskatchewan Business Magazine celebrates the centennial with a list of 100 Saskatchewan businesses in 1905.
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(2) A saved copy of a file before it is updated. of history reveals much about Saskatchewan as its population was beginning to swell. Towns along the CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Definition
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3. the 1905 Henderson's directory Moosomin had 1,500 people while Indian Head Indian Head, town (1991 pop. 1,827), SE Sask., Canada, E of Regina. In a wheat-growing region, it has flour mills and grain elevators. A dominion experimental and forestry farm is in the town. was the largest point of initial shipment of wheat in the world and had 11 elevators, three chartered banks Chartered Bank
A financial institution whose primary roles are to accept and safeguard monetary deposits from individuals and organizations, and to lend money out. The details vary from country to country, but usually a chartered bank in operation has obtained government permission , a flour flour, finely ground, usually sifted, meal of grain, such as wheat, rye, corn, rice, or buckwheat. Flour is also made from potatoes, peas, beans, peanuts, etc. Usually it refers to the finely ground and bolted (i.e. mill, a sash and door factory, a fanning mill, a machine shop, two newspapers and an opera house seating 700.
Regina Regina (rĭjī`nə), city (1991 pop. 179,178), provincial capital, S Sask., Canada, on Wascana Creek. The city is the distribution and service center for one of the world's largest wheat-growing areas. was the largest city with 7,000 people and Moose Moose, river, Canada
Moose, river, c.50 mi (80 km) long, formed in central Ont., Canada, by the Mattagami and Missinaibi rivers. It flows NE to its confluence with the Abitibi River and into SW James Bay near Moosonee. Jaw--on both the CPR main line and the Soo SOO Soo Line Railroad
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SOO Sequence of Operation line - had a population of 5,000, many of which were employed as brakemen, steamfitters and engineers with the railroad railroad or railway, form of transportation most commonly consisting of steel rails, called tracks, on which freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock are drawn by one locomotive or more. . 'Prince Albert is Albert I, king of the Belgians
Albert I, 1875–1934, king of the Belgians (1909–34), nephew and successor of Leopold II. He married (1900) Elizabeth, a Bavarian princess. the metropolis of northern Saskatchewan' claimed Henderson's of the city of 3,500 boasting boast 1
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2. four saw mills and two flour mills. Saskatoon--est. population 2,500--was on the cusp of tremendous growth with a planned railway bridge.
Misconceptions Misconceptions is an American sitcom television series for The WB Network for the 2005-2006 season that never aired. It features Jane Leeves, formerly of Frasier, and French Stewart, formerly of 3rd Rock From the Sun. were just as common as they are today. Henderson's described Qu'Appelle Qu'Appelle (käpĕl`), river, c.270 mi (430 km) long, rising in S Sask., Canada, NW of Moose Jaw and flowing generally E through Buffalo Pound Lake and Fishing Lakes, past Fort Qu'Appelle to the Assiniboine River, just over the Manitoba border. as having a mild climate and 'in winter, it never drops 10 below zero.' The Globe and Mail was then as it is now, its writer John Ewan putting Saskatchewan in its place with 'business here, as everywhere, is overdone o·ver·done
Past participle of overdo.
Adj. 1. overdone - represented as greater than is true or reasonable; "an exaggerated opinion of oneself"
exaggerated, overstated . The real work of the West is the cultivation cultivation, tilling or manipulation of the soil, done primarily to eliminate weeds that compete with crops for water and nutrients. Cultivation may be used in crusted soils to increase soil aeration and infiltration of water; it may also be used to move soil to or of the land,' going on to say Saskatchewan has not been 'dowered with such concoctions of the nether world' (meaning coal, oil and gas) as Alberta Alberta (ălbûr`tə), province (2001 pop. 2,974,807), 255,285 sq mi (661,188 sq km), including 6,485 sq mi (16,796 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. . Even in 1905. Ugh.
The following list is neither a complete listing nor is it a ranking of the top 100 businesses in Saskatchewan in 1905. It is a representation gathered from Henderson's--properly named the Manitoba Manitoba (mănĭtō`bə), province (2001 pop. 1,119,583), 250,934 sq mi (650,930 sq km), including 39,215 sq mi (101,580 sq km) of water surface, W central Canada. and Northwest Territories Northwest Territories, territory (2001 pop. 37,360), 532,643 sq mi (1,379,028 sq km), NW Canada. The Northwest Territories lie W of Nunavut, N of lat. 60°N, and E of Yukon. Gazeteer and Directory, 1905--and the leading newspapers of the day, a subjective list reflecting business in Saskatchewan a century ago:
COMPANY CITY 1 A & D McIntosh, boiler makers Swift Current 2 A. E. Young, funeral director and embalmer Saskatoon 3 A. M. Fraser & Co., contractors and Indian Head builders 4 American Hotel Davidson 5 Balgonie Milling Co. Ltd. Balgonie 6 Bell Bros., general merchandise Sintaluta 7 Bright & Johnson, wholesale fruit dealers Regina 8 Brunswick Hotel Moose Jaw 9 Burton Bros., tailor and men's outfitters Regina 10 C. W. Dawdy, harness and saddles Saskatoon 11 Carscadden & Co., millinery Wapella 12 Central Canada Insurance Co. Regina 13 Commercial Hotel Indian Head 14 Composite Brick & Northwest Fuel Co. Regina 15 Cushing Bros., windows and doors Regina 16 Davidson Hotel Davidson 17 Doctor Bros., grocers and farm implements Moose Jaw 18 Drinkle & Kerr, real estate and financial Saskatoon agents 19 Enterprise Publishing Co. Ltd. Yorkton 20 F. C. Whitelock, banker Davidson 21 Felix McManus, jeweler and optician Saskatoon 22 Garrod & Caswell, machine works Moose Jaw 23 Gauthier & Thomas, blacksmiths and Weyburn carriage makers 24 Gloeckler Bros. & Co., general store Rosthern 25 Gold Bros. Security Co., land agents Indian Head 26 Golden Lion Brewing Company, Limited Prince Albert 27 Gull Lake Ranching Co., J. G. Miller Gull Lake 28 H. T. Helgeson Real Estate Regina 29 H. W. Laird & Co., grain and commission Regina dealers 30 Hurlburt & Biden, hardware and builders Wolseley 31 I. T. Avelsgard, real estate and Yorkton financial agent 32 International Lumber & Implement Co. North Portal 33 J. A. MacCaul & Co., furniture Indian Head 34 J. E. Bradshaw, auctioneer and general Prince Albert agent 35 J. F. Cairns, dry goods and grocery Saskatoon 36 J. M. Eby, Jr., livestock dealer Hanley 37 J. W. Creswell & Co., gent's furnishings Regina 38 Jas. Clinkskill, dry goods and hardware Saskatoon and Battleford 39 Jas. Grassick Cartage & General Delivery Regina 40 Jas. H. Gordon Real Estate Dealer Davidson 41 Johnstone & Ross, barristers and Regina solicitors 42 Knowles Bros. Watches & Jewelry Battleford 43 Knox Laundry Battleford 44 Lansdowne Hotel Regina 45 Leader Times Co. Ltd., publishers (Walter Regina Scott president) 46 Maple Leaf Hotel Moose Jaw 47 McCallum Hill & Company, real estate and Regina insurance 48 Moore & Camroux, The Elbow Hardware Store Langham 49 Moose Jaw Brickyard Moose Jaw 50 Moose Jaw Flour Mills, Moose Jaw McLean's Flour Mill 51 Moosomin Flour Mill, Moosomin Sutcliffe-Muir Milling Co. Ltd. 52 Ogilvie Milling Co. Pense 53 Oliver & Kempthorn's, hardware and Saskatoon furniture 54 Olympic Restaurant Yorkton 55 Pettingell & Van Valkenburg Ltd., drugs, Regina books and cameras 56 Phenix Publishing Co. Saskatoon 57 Pioneer Land & Inv Co. Regina 58 Porter & Baxter, livery Moose Jaw 59 Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd. Moose Jaw 60 Prince Albert Hotel Prince Albert 61 Prince Bros. General Store Battleford 62 Qu'Appelle Flour Mills, Qu'Appelle Moore Milling Co. 63 Queen's Hotel Prince Albert 64 R. D. McNaughton Co., hardware and Moosomin groceries 65 Regina Machine Works, Reid Bros. Regina 66 Regina Roller Mill Co. Regina 67 Regina Seed Supply House Regina 68 Revillon Bros. Ltd., wholesale general Prince Albert merchants 69 Ritz & Voerger, hardware, lumber and Humboldt implements 70 Royal Hotel Yorkton 71 Saskatchewan Gold and Platinum Extraction Prince Albert Works 72 Saskatchewan Telephone and Electric Saskatoon Supply Co. 73 Saskatchewan Valley and Manitoba Land Co. Davidson 74 Saskatchewan Valley Machine Works, Saskatoon Splayford & Co. 75 Saskatoon Cement Block and Construction Saskatoon Company 76 Saskatoon Flour & Feed Co. Saskatoon 77 Saskatoon Milling Co. Saskatoon 78 Standard Liquor & Trading Co. Indian Head 79 Sturgeon Lake Lumber Co. Prince Albert 80 T. C. Birnie & Co., art studio Regina 81 Telford Lumber Co. Prince Albert 82 Times; Advocate, newspapers Prince Albert 83 Vidette; Prairie Witness, newspapers Indian Head 84 W. J. Bell, McCormick Agency, general Saskatoon implement agency 85 Warner's Ltd., school outfitters, Saskatoon stationers, booksellers 86 Wells Land & Cattle Co. Davidson 87 Westaway & Skelton General Store Battleford 88 Western Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Regina 89 Whitewood Flour Mill Whitewood 90 Whitmore Bros., coal agents Regina 91 Whyte & Co., departmental store Moosomin 92 Wiebe & Rempel, general store and livery Rosthern stable 93 Windsor Hotel Moose Jaw 94 Windsor Hotel Prince Albert 95 Windsor Hotel Saskatoon 96 Wm. H. Hilton, architect and employment Regina agent 97 Wm. James Tudge, pork packer and abattoir Regina 98 Woodbine Hotel Whitewood 99 World; Spectator, newspapers Moosomin 100 Wright Bros., furniture dealers, Regina undertakers and embalmers