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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBftlDOl, ALTA., TUWDAY, AMIL II, Ittt. UNION BANK Or CANADA lest N4 CatWeH raraen' Aecmb as well as those of Ranchers, Cattle Dealers and Grain given special attention. Our branches cover the farming and ranching districts, of Western Canada espe- cially, more thoroughly than do those of any other Bank. Cheques on any Bank cashed. Notes discounted or taken for collection. Money advanced to reliable customers on moderate terms. fl.00 opens a StvtHS Aeemt. Interest paid or added to the Principal at regular intervals. LETH BRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Mancgar. JANE CABLE STORY GEORGE BARR McCUTCHEON "Ho doesn't know about him, I'm afraid." "Gee! Well, it'll jar him a bit. won't The office door was opened and a tall young man strode into the room, only to stop aghast at the sight before him. Broom's lank figure swayed uncertainly and his eyes wavered. "What's all cried Gray don, dropping his bag and coming toward the. old man, bis hand outstretched. Broom's clammy fingers rested life- lessly In the warm clasp. "How are you, Graydon? very glad to see you. You are looking welL Oh, this? are the old man. The helpers looked on with interest "Come into the back office. It isn't so torn up. I didn't expect you so soon. They said it was twenty-four hours late. Well. well, how are you, my quite well again, EHas. Hard siege of. It, I tell you. Moving, eh? Whafs that "Never mind those books, Eddie. Thank you for helping me. Come in some other time. You mean the rest of these, and then. I'H tell you what to do next Come in, Ginydon." Eddie Deever took his departure, deeply insulted because he had not been introduced to the newcomer. Graydou, somewhat bewildered, fol- lowed Droom into bis father's consul- tation room. He looked around in- quiringly. "Where Is father? I telegraphed to him." An Incomprehensible grin came into Broom's face. He twirled the um- brella In bis fingers a moment before replying His glance at the closed door was no more significant than bis: lowered -tones. didn't very well with him. Graydou, HP isn't here any more." "Wbfit do you "1 moan the trial Thvre was a you sea. Haven't yonlu'nrd anything'-" The Model Restaurant Appeals to everybody by '.its Excellent Menu and onght to claim the patronage of all Union Men As it is run on strictly union pjiiiciples. Rooms in Connection John Cantin PROPRIETOR For the right kind of Meals served right Short Orders at all hours. J Although our tablet arc Crowded Meftl Time cur large staff of waiters serve yon promptly. lli Mhrti fcrtHfiit Shait Orders at all Hours Oliver Block Phone 228 MIMMMMMMMIMM "Trial? wan came numbly from the young man's llpa. "I can't miuce matters. Graydon. I'll get it over as quickly as possible. Your father was tried for blackmail and was convicted. He Is iri the peni- tentiary." The sou's face became absolutely bloodless. His eyes were full of com- prehension aud horror, and his body stiffened as If he were turning .to stone. The word penitentiary fell slowly, me- chanically, from his lips. He looked iuto Droom's eyes, hoping It might be a joke of the calloused old clerk. can't be true." be mur- mured, his trembling hands going to his temples. "Yes. my boy. it Is true. 1 didn't write to you about it because I wanted to put it off as long as 1 could. It's for five years." burst from the wretched son, A wave of shame and grief sent the tears flooding to his eyes. "Poor old He turned and walked to the window, his sbbuluers heaving. Droom stood silent for n long time, watching Bansemer's -son. pity and triumph In his fnce. "Do you want to hear .about he asked at last Oraydon's head was bent In assent. "It came the day after yon left Chi- cago with the recruits, I knew, you would not rend the newspapers. So did he. Usirbert swore out the papers, and he was arrested here in'this office. I believe- he wouhl have killed himself if he had been given time. His revolver loaded. Before the officers came be discharged me. I was at liber- ty to so or to testify against him. I did neither. Of course 1 was arrested, but they could only prove that L was a clerk who knew absolutely nothing iibout the Inside workings of the office, I offered to go on his bond, but he would not have me. He made some ar- rangement through his attorney, and bail was secured. In spite of the fact that he was charged with crime he in- sisted on keeping these offices and try- ing to do business. It wasn't because he needed money, Graydon. but be- cause ho wanted to lead an honest life htvsaid. He has a great deal of money, let me. The grand jury Indict- ed Inrn hist spring, but the trial did not come up until last month, nearly n year so is justice. In this city" In The njivu.'iiiue I saw but little of hrri working on an invention, were detectives ine. It was just a loan, you know. I thought you'd need "I haven't touched it Elias. Here It is. Thank you. No, 1 won't accept it" "I'm muttered the old man, taking the slip of paper. Graydon resumed bis seat near the window and watched Droom with t-urrt from the wrelcked ton leaden eyes as he turued suddenly to resume charge of the packing.. "We'll soon be-through." he shortly. For an hour the work: went-on, and then Droom dismissed the workers with their pay. The storage van men were there to carry the boxes awsy. Graydon sat still and saw the offices divested. Secondhand dealers hurried off with the furniture, the pictures and the rugs. An expressman came iu for the things that belonged to Eltos Droom., said the clerk, tocsins the umbrnlla Into a corner, "it's finished" There's-nothing left to do '.nit roiiim-i- ourselves." "Ellas, did Mr Clegg fa- ther's conviction when be offered md the place in Kew YockTr asked Grsy- don as they started away. "Yes; that's the beauty of it He admires you. You'll take the "No_t until I've talked it all over with bun tomorrow." Droom called a cab. and the two drove over to the Wells street rooms. Graydon relinquishing himself com- pletely to the will of the old man. During the supper, which Droom pre- pared wit h elaborate care, and far Into the night the young man sat lis- tened .without iufprrst to the garrulous talk of his host, who explained the mechanism ?ind pa: pow of two models. One was iu the nntui-e of a guillotine by which -a vouId chop .hls; own head oST neritly wjthout chance of fail- ure, and the other had to do with the- improvement of .science in respect to shoelaces BbkoMst hontit man would think of MsjooUtinf with dli- for one hour think of the men who MflooUte with diihoneitt clothing for two-thirds of their livMl Be honest with M well AS with Wear clothing that honestly that gives you honest value for your honestly earned money. Wear "ProgressBramT Clothing. H. Taitortd 6ttarantnd by Limitttf, Montrtai isCstrsMttky McKELVIE McGUIBE SASKATOON MAN ARRESTED Saskatoon, Saskv April W. Cooper, ar merchant who -left home on Friday night, leaving, it is said a number of creditors, was captured this evening by R. N. W. M. P. about ten miles south of the city, near Haul- tain. Cooper is now in. custody charged with forging the name of a well known, firm of London bankers to a document, through which it is alleged he was able to secure a con- siderable line of credit. Cooper came here last fall from Moose Jaw, where he is said to have gone under the name .pf.--.Geo. Smith. He originally came from Maidstone, Eng. OOMEDY TAKM WELL TRIED TO WRECK Grand Forks, N. D., April authorities are investigating an at- tempt to wreck the westbound Ori- ental Limited on the Great Northern a mile .and a half south of Mills- boro. Fish plates were placed on the track but. the engine passed- over the j obstruction safely. One theory is that the fish plates were placed on the rails by robbers and another theory is that some discharged employees may have committed the deed'with a. view of getting rievenge j Prtatntedl tht Lyeium by the RutMll A full house at the Lyceum last night greeted the first presentation of "Charley's Aunt." Itt was a win- ner. Time after time during the perform- ance, the audience showed their ap- preciation of play by laughter and applause To say the play was funny is putting it mildly. Everyone, par- ticularly Old Country people know "Charley's Aunt." This -play.-had such a run in England that all trace was lost of the time it commenced, one fellow last night remarking; that he saw it played at divers times for fifteen years past. It ran so long at one time: that the streets were placarded "Charley's Aunt still illustrated by the running with the cloak over his shoulders. The production last night was noted particularly by the enthusiasm.of the players, who encouraged by the num- erous outbreaks of applause, bf ut their whole energy to the task of en- made good. The .ex- pression, made good' with reference to last nighfs performance is unquali- fied. The performance 'last night was away out of the class of former plays witnessed by the writer. The troupe would scarcely be recognized, so good was their make-up, and the additions thereto. Some interesting announcements were made. This play continues till Wednesday night On Thursday "Jesse James" will be presented. A portion of this troupe was actually in touch with the family of the James brothers, and while not claim- ing relationship or similarity of char- acter, they do claim to know a great deal about the play. Thursday night will show to the public a story in drama of one of the most thrilling tales of outlawry of the middle west states. Mir Herman Saved Did You Read His Wonderful .Story in the Papers? Of interest to Everyone It seems as if our people would nev- er leave off talking about .the remark- able case of Mr. John Herman, 513 James Street, Hamilton, Ont. His letter in the which he tells how Gin Pills cured him'of Inflammation of Bladder and Stone in the Bladder after doctors had fail- ed to relieve already induc- ed many sufferers to try- these won- derful pills. There is one thing about Gin Pills that creates a great deal of-confidence in their virtues This is. the guar- antee made by the proprietors, "to promptly refund the purchase price should Gin Pills fail to do all that is claimed for them. order to enable every sufferer to become acquainted with this famous remedy, a trial box of Gin Pills may be obtained by sending two cents in stamps to the National .Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada! Limited, To- ronto. Letters should be addressed to Dept. L. H. A BEAUTIFUL: ANE TOUCHING PRODUCTION The Great English Comedy SIXTEEN PEOPLE SIXTEEN A T TP141? AT Milt A Great Play, that commends itself to everyone without exception BIG SPECIALTIES AND MOVING PICTURES t( of apring swat universal. it to tht fact that during winttr bleed comti on account of food oaten. Thic caum that tirod, woary, all gono, feel- ing which Use prevalent at this timo of BURROCK BLOOD THAT TIRED FEELING Mr. F. H: Leard, Saska- toon, Sask., writes: "I have used Burdock Blood Bitters as a blood builder and think it an excellent remedy. Ev- eryone should take it in the spring to cure that tired feeling that comes to i-o many at this time of year. USES IT EVERY SPRING Mr.'H. Langley, Hamilton, Ont., writes: VI have used Burdock Blood Bitters as a spring tonic, and I find it the best thing I can take.- It builds me right up and I use it every spring. It is ex- cellent for the blood." Spring Medicine COAL FAMINE AT CARDSTON People Now Burning..Wood, Which is Far From Plentiful Cardston, Alta., April Stutz Company played here last Fri- day night and they; are putting on another play tonight. The company put on. a very creditable performance Walter Iron, Jr., and Frank Eagle- child, were fined ten dollars each.. for being drunk on the Blood. Indian res- ervation. They promised to toe good in the future. They obtained the whiskey from a man. passing from Macleod to the boundary line. The death of Mrs. Gibson, of Kim- ball, is reported from, that village. She was married last December. The doctor was sent for but before toe ar- rived the patient ha-d -died. She was ill but a few-days. Sliss. Gundry, formerly a. teacher in the public school here, is taking., a position here again. Miss Sundry is a splendid teacher and all her friends .are pleased to see her in Cardston again. The coal famine is reaching: a des- perate stagovhere. The-mill is clos- ed and other industries are likewise suffering.. People are commencing .to burn.wood as fuel, which is none too plentiful. Several parties are going to the mines near week for coal at the mines there.. Mary Harker came, in to spend the Easter holidays with her parents and friends here. Miss. Barker, will teach school at Magrath until the end of the present term- Joseph. Earl, who is.teaching at Stirling, came to visit; friends in. Cardston -during.the holiday. BeVoe and Golden Woolf, Higk School students at Leth- bridge, are here for a few days. They arc writing on 8th. stan- dard work at the next examination. Immediately alter the close of school Golden will commence work with. R. John Gordon, District Engineer. Bose Archibald, teacher at Leavitt, is at home with her parents in Card- ston during the holidays; The Easter Services at the churches were largely attended yesterday. D. Balcovski, of Winnipeg, Is here buying cattle. T. E. PATTEIWOM; Office.- OliTM 987: market... Prompt ORDER YOUR Coal from 287. Beat, and cleanest on the delivery at. your home, and weight guaranteed. DELAY IN BUYING CITY PRO- petty means higher prices tomorrow. Buy: today. Any locality on- easy terms. LANDS. WILL SELL ON crop, payment plan, or-spread over a term of years at 6 per cent.. DO NOT TAKE ANY CHANCES OF being burned out. Now is the, time to insure yaur house and furniture. board rates. YOU WANT A HEDTTZMAN PIANO. The best none too good for- you. BUT a Heintaman and you will be satisfied. Easy terms or discount for cash. Orders and correspondence so- licited. Phone No. 38T. Columbia Dry Cell Batteries For gasoline engine ignition, for bell or telephone work W. L McKenzie Co. Kedpath St. LetHbridge General Teaming i When you want your yard cleaned up, when you wanfc your garden plowed, if you want some first-elata manure for gardan see J me, or phone 801. I earn ply your .wants, WM. Place Your Orders for ....WITH.... JAIL FRAME Satisfaction The Uterta Railway and Irrigation Cutpnj Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET lib hrtfc it tte irt WHt if VHWHter N. FROM EACH One-third oaah, one-third 6 months, balanoe 12 months. Intorett 6 per cent, per annum AssM ;