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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LEFHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, APRIL 3, IIW. JANECABLE STORY GEORGE BARR McOUTCHEON the ship was to pk-'t up (lie and convey them to Manila. "8he? What is or her to un- derstand? She lores him and he loves her. That is enough." "She says she will not marry him. There must be a reason." The girl's face darkened instantly and her breath came quickly. think that I am the rea- Is it so? Because I am here in these hateful clothes? You would say that to me? How dare She burst out with tears of rage and shame and fled from his sight Jane came rapidly through the church door, out of the gloom and odor into the warm sunshine and the green glow of the world, her face bright her eyes gleaming. "He is she cried. "He IOUKVS "Mother Said, if I got hungry while she was out, that I could have a Mooney Biscuit." Mooney's Perfection Cream Sodas THE MOONEY BISCUIT AND CANOY CO. LIMITED. STRATFORD. HAMILTON. OTTAWA, SYDNEY. WINNIPEG. CALGARY, VANCOUVER. CHAPTER XXV. W At latt she scio fte look of surprise and joy and relief. tive carriers, cheerful amigos since the disaster to PUar, went forward with the stretchers, the hospital wagons and j guard following- Traveling was neces- sarily slow, and the halts were fre- quent There were occasional shots from hidden riflemen, but there were no casualties. Food had been scarce. The commissary was thinly supplied for the hard trip. Lieutenant Bray grew strangely morose and indifferent He was taciturn, almost unfriendly, in his attitude toward every one. The little company stopped to rest In a beautiful valley beside the bants of a swift stream. He watched Jane as she moved away from the stretcher which held Baasemer, following her to the edge of the stream where she had come to graze pensively into the future. "How is be asked- She started. THE BANNER WEEK This week has been the banner week at the Eureka. The program all week was extremely funny and the consequences wore that the house was packed every night, Kafferty is without a doubt the iuti- niest man ever seen on the stage in Lethbridge and keeps the audience in one continual roar. Clark and Turner, singing and danc- ing comedians arc exceedingly and tonight will be your last chance to see these clever artists. Commencing Monday night Black and Leslie, singing and dancing comedians will be a very strong fea- ture on the bill. Mr. Black is well known as the legless wonder, and his many different feats on crutches are astonishing. Herbert, the frogman, will be an- other strong feature, and too much cannot be said of his act, as it is one of the strongest novelty acts in vau- deville. DOGS RACE FOR PRIZES Nome, Alaska, April clog teams have started in the Alaska sweepstakes from Nome to Candle and return, a distance of 412 (for a purse of in gold and. the j Sutter Gold Cup. Other trophies do- nated being the prizes for the first teams up to HEN Graydon Bansemer opened his eyes upon the j and a warm glow came into her cheek, world for the second time "He is -doing nicely. If he can bear was as if he had been up until we reach Manila he will sure- born looked up ly Hve. Are we going as rapidly as we should. Lieutenant into the eager, wistful face of Jane Cable. It was too much for her to ex- pect that he could see and understand at once. He woe Id not know what had gone before nor why she was there. His feeble glance took in her face lifeless interest Perhaps it was because he had seen her iu that death- like dream. Perhaps his weakness kept .him from true realization. In any event, he did no more than to allow the flicker of a smile to come into his eyes before he closed them again. Breath- lessly she waited for the lids to lift once more. She uttered his name soft- .Jy, tenderly, time and "again. As if hearing some one calling from a great distance he moved and again looted upward, the consciousness of pain in his gray eyes. This time be stared hard at her. His eyes grew brighter and then darkened with wonder. At last she saw the look of surprise and joy tvnd relief that she had been hun- gering for. knew her. and he was beginning to understand. If he beard her while she knelt and thanked God for this first great ray of hope he gave forth no sign. When she tnrned her eyes to his face again he was asleep. But she went forth into the day "with a song in heart. She looked about for Teresa. The fir] was gone, no one knew whither.' Bray alone could say that she bad started toward the thicket He point- ed out the direction, but did not offer to accompany Jane when she hurried away to carry the good news to the Spanish girl who had been her stanch helper tbe long vigil. Bray his head as he followed her nis gaze. It had him that the Spanish girl was not the solution to the puzzle after alL Jane found the slinx boyish figure lying.on the ground, deep in the wood. She had been crying and made no at- tempt to subdue her emotions when the American girl came up to her; in- stead-she bitterly poured out her woe toto the ears of the other. She told her of Bray's she termed his unfortunate and she told Bow it came about. "I am a good girl. Miss Cnble." she cried. "I am of a noble faintly. You do not believe It of ice? No! He had no right to accuse me. f was.a pris- oner. Senor Banserner was my res- :cner. T loved Him for It: See. I'cannot- telp It; T cannot hJdp it from you. But be Js yours. I have DO claim. I do not it Oh." and here her voice rose to a wail of anguish, "can you not pro- cure something else for me to wear? .These rags are intolerable. I bate I caonQt go bcefc there unless I i can give you a Jew garments, "said Jane. Jou shall wear the nurse's uniform. We art to start on tbe long march to the eoaat td- Inorrow. They say that all of the wounded can be moved by that time." It was three days, however, before tbe little company left the village and began its slow, irksome march across the country toward tbe-coast where "Don't Neglect a Cough or Cold.1 It can bave but one result. It leaves throat or lunfs, both, affected. or Wuod's Norway Pine Syrup is the medicine-yon need. It is without an equal as a remedy for Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, Sore Throat, Pain in the Chest, Asthma, Whooping Cough, Quinsy and all of the Throat and Lungs. A single dose of Dr. Wood's Norway nettled on the lungs, the healing properties of the Norway Pine Tree will proclaim its great virtoe by promptly eradicating the bad effects, and persistent aw of the remedy: cannot fail to bring about a com- care. Do not be mmbugged into buying so- insist on having Dr. Wood's, It is put up in ft yellow-wrapper, three trees tkw trade nark, and price 25 Mrs, A. Eilw, Ioni.f.11, taring I Typhoid fever and BrcmckitU, whick left nw with a terrible eoaffc. I triad dorter's Mtdkiue bat got IV. Syrup, aud "Quite. Miss Cable. It isn't an easy march, you must remember." After long sHersce he suddenly "Miss Cable, Fve got a rather shameful confession to make. I've had some very base thoughts to contend with. You may have it or not but 1 care a great deal for you, more than for auy one else I've ever known. You say he is to get well. For days I wished that he might die. Don't look I like that, please. I couldn't help it. I went so far at one stage as to contem- plate a delay iu marching that might have proved fatal to him. I thought of that way and others of which I can't tell you. Thank God. I was man enougb to put them away from me. Wait, please! Let me finish. You have said you will not marry him. I don't ask why you will not I love yon. Will you be my She stared at him-with consternation in her eyes. He had gone on so rapid- ly that she could not check his rapid speech. Her band "went to her brow, and a piteous smile tried to force itself to her lips. "I am sorry." she said at last- "I am sorry you have spoken to me of it I bave felt for some time that cared for me. No. Lieutenant Bray; I cannot be your wife." "I know you love be said. "Yes. it is plain. I have not tried to bide it." f "You must understand why I asked you to be my wife, knowing that yon love him. It was to hear it from your owu lips, so that I would not go through life with the feeling, after all, that it might have been. Will yon tell me the 'reason why you cannot marry him? He must love you." "Lieutenant Bray, he wooJd many me tomorrow, I think, if I were to con- sent It isn't that It would not be right for me to consent Ton profess to love me. I have seen it in your eyes I have learned much of men in the past few I determined if you ever asked me to marry you to ask a question in return. Do yoa real- ly know who I He looked his surprise. "Why, the daughter of David Cable, of course." "No; I am not bis daughter." "His "Not even that You come from a proud southern family. I do not tnow who my parents were." "Good heaven, don't mean you were a "A waif without a name. Lieutenant Bray. This is not self abasement; it is not the parading of misfortune. It is because you have made the mistake of loving me. If you care less for me now than you did before you will spread this in formation throughout tbe "Believe me, I am not that sort" "Thank yoa. Knowing what you now do, could you ask me to be yonr "Don't put it just way." he stammered. "Ah. 1 see. It was a cruel question. And yet it proves that do not love 13 Graydon "Some day you find out all about your parents and happy. You may bave abducted he was saying, bis face and set Koinebow he felt that was chasten- ing himself. she said quietly. "T might not have told yoa this bad hot the story been printed in every news- paper in the States Just before I left ?ou see, 1 did not know It until just a, few months I thought you mights have read of me, am so notori- ous." j ".fane, dear Jane, you must not fed. that wayP be cried as she started quickly away. Bnt she turned and motioned for him to cease.. There were tears in her eyes. He stood stock still. "She's be said to j himself as she walked away. "Even DOW I believe I I'shaw! It j ought not to make any difference! If It wasn't for my What's in a name anyway? A He started to answer bis own question, but bait- ed squared bis shoulders and then, with true southern, military bearing, strode away, murmuring: "A name Is something; yes, family It witb srrnn.cre TO ner pur- pose. "Why could it uot have been I instead of be? How bard it will be for us to live after this! Dear, dear Gray- I only were different from what I am." Not a word of bis father's conduct toward ber. not a word of blame for the blow bis father bad struck. She beld him to no arrount for the base- ness of that father. Only did she hold herself unSt to be bis wife. Fortune and strength went hand in hand for the next two days, and the remarked: j- famished, woruout company came to tbe coast The wounded men were half delirious once more-for lack of proper attention and the hardships of travel. But tbe ill wind had spent its force. Bray's instructions were to place his charges on board ship at San Fernando de Union and then await further orders in the little coast town. It meant jroodby to Jane, and that meant more to him than be was willing to admit despite all that she had said to him. He went to her when the ship was ready to leave port "Goodby." he said. "I'm more ed than I can tell you. because I be- lieve you think I am a cad." "Lieutenant n cad never would j have helped me as you bave helped' f. life in that mo- rn? In spite of He went out of her meat There were vexatious delays, how- arer. before sailing Almost at the last moment Jane npproached by Te- resa Velasquez, now partly dressed as a Red Cross nurso. Tbe Spanish girl was nervous end uneasy. Her dark ?yes held two ever changing somber. ths> o-.hor bright and pierc- ing. "I have decided to wait for the next she announced briefly. "You are not going with cried Jane in surprise nnd distress. "Wiat has "It is impossible. I cannot go with you. Pray do not ask for my reason. Goodby. TTill yon say goodby him for Jane was silent for a long time, studying the eyes of the Spanish girl. think I understand." she said at last, taking Teresa's hands in hers. "It is better that it be ended said Teresa. "1 bave endured it as long as I can. Tou have been good to me, and I want to say goodby while there is love for you in my I afraid to stay wear binv Don't you see? I cannot go tax W tnia way." DR. C. C. CRAGG Physician and Surgeon. Office to 11 a.m., to, 7 to 8 p m Phone Office 125. House 94. SINGING. Miss Ursula Archer, pupil of the celebrated teacher, William Shake- speare, will receive pupils in singing and voice production. Also engage- men ts for Ballad Concerts, At Homes, the Lethbridge Conservatory of Music. LYCEUM LIVE LAUGH LOVE Follow the Crowd to see Brandon's Players In the-great original comedy-drama 'The Heart of Kentucky' Built for laughing purposes only GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE Stafford 'Block Teaches the touch system of typewriting. 25 stu- dents were enrolled during the first month this school held its sessions here. Ex- pert instruction in busi- ness subjects and short- hand. Both evening and day sessions. Call or write or particulars to Gee. J. Schmidt, Prin, v Don't forget the Popular Prices NEW AND ROUS- ING SPECIALTIES Illustrated Songs Moving Pictures 'Please Come and Play in Our Yard" RASTtfS Jane went at once to Gray don. Hla great gray eyes smiled a glad wel- come. She took. Ills band in ben and f- sat upon the ground beside biro, watching hiss face until they ready to resume tbe journey. vftlv "Would It not be better if Ist-irm to she found herself wondering. EXCEL IN PRINTING When You Particular Your Work With The Herald Job Department Business and others have every reason to patronize the Herald, where experience has taught them that the best in the art can be produced here, effectively and you are not a patron of the Herald Job Department, let us estimate on your next work. W. JORDAN, Phone 106 I I I 9 i i J ;