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 We stopped on the way for a few days at Toronto, to visit our relatives at Hornby. John Turner, the fourth son, had by that time reached an age when he had ambitions of starting out for himself, and taking advantage of the opportunities offered for farming and ranching in the West. So he made up his mind to go with us to Calgary.

I thus arrived in Calgary accompanied by these two cousins of mine. I was confident of getting work for myself on the snowsheds very soon, but I was anxious to get my cousins settled on land before I left them. I felt responsible for them, as it was largely on my representations that they had come with me. I therefore joined with them in looking for land.

We found suitable homestead and pre-emption land, all in one section, in the Davisburg district some twenty miles south of Calgary. I decided to purchase the adjoining section, and go into partnership with them in their ranching venture; and thus have a home to go to when I might happen to be unemployed in engineering.

We decided to call our ranch "Ailsa Ranch", after the Marquis of Ailsa, on whose estate Bryce Wright and I had both been brought up. For our Brand, we adopted the letters "A. 1."; and for the name of our firm, "Bone, Wright, & Turner".
The cited information was sourced from Book published by MacMillan Company of canada in Toronto in 1947 <> (Ref: chapter Mountain Division C.P.R., 1886) The author/originator was Peter Turner Bone. This citation is considered to be direct and primary evidence used, or by dominance of the evidence.

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