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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1946 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE A Lonesome Lady Ko loneliness is half so great As ceterted by a mate, Moiiier -It Is too bad. It resllr said Paddy the Beaver. He uras watch- Ing Mrs. Honker the Goose ua- easilv swircHung about on little pond" ceep in the woods at the foot ol tte Great Mounisia. Sow and then she -arouM stop and for moments ixouM iloa; long neck held high staring towarc the north vrfeere the Jiock oJ -ahich she had been an important ber had varusfeed. led by Hbnier. the mate from niioni she never before fesd been parted since they firs; mej jears ago. "It is shame. That is what !t a. shanie." declared Mrs. Paddy, and there -sras EO doubs she meant jt. "What Is a asSced Pad- dy as U he dicc't understand she meant, -Rhicii of course he did. "For Honker to leave -her aloae this -K-av. I didn't think it of mm. Ko, sir I didn't, think Honker would could be co question of vbat vac the right to do. "Just the same. I think should haw here with de- clared 'Mrs. Paddy. Mrs. Honker eiiook her head. "He couldn't. The flock needs biro." said she. But Mrs. Paddy -was unconvinced. When Mrs. Honker iras where she could not overhear, Mrs. Paddy Room and Board1" co sacii Paddy. a repiied Mrs. Mrs. Honker swain over r.ear the two "He had to she eaid in a low It was as if she had oierheard Mrs. Paddy. 6he hadn't. She was talking to herself. It- !s doubtful il she was aware of her neighbors. "He- had to go." she replied. "Why aid he tare to go? Why he have staved here Mrs. Paddy asked. "He is leader of the re-. plied Mrs. Honker. She said Jt i proudly sad as if that fully ex- jjlaiued his leaving. I "Couldn't some one else lead the Paddv wanted to know. "Not as fee does. The others jrouldn't trnst a rew leader as thev trust Honker. They know he knows. He does. too. He knows fevery pond and lake and lull and all the wav to the Far North- fee knows e-.ery feeding plsce, feverv danger to be avoided. He Jmows when to fly "high, and when to fly low. He knows when to go on fend "when to stop. He knows when the mil change, -when the ahead will be free of ice. Ee knows everytmng that is needed to be known for the good of all. The flock trusts him. Only one who car be trusted can be a true Jeader. Honker is a true leader. So, of course, he had to go. Mrs. Honker said this simply, as if there COMING SOON "He Is the leader the flock." plitd Mrs. Honker. spoke her mind. "He deserted she declared. "He's selfish. He thinks more of himself, of being leader, than he does of ner. It, is a shame. That's what it is, a shame. Would you do such a thine to mer Would jou leave me like Paddy gnnned. "Kow do I know? I haven't any wings. I don't know what I mignt do if I had said he in the most provoking manner .He "was teasing Mrs. Pacov. She paid no attention to this. "The poor thing is tembly lone- some right now. and she is going to be more so. We'll be nice to her and try to make her feel at home here, but that won't be enough. With none of her own kind to talk to, or even to see. she is going to be more lonesome and unhappy everv dav. poor thing. That Honker belongs here. Probably he has al- readv forgotten her." Mrs. Paddy was inoignant. There was no doubt about, that. Mrs. Honker lonesome, and growing more so. There had been times when she had been alone. Of course. Evervbody is alone at times. But always she had known that it was for onlv a very short time. Usually Honker or some of her family or friends had bees within call. So, ihough alone, she had not been lonesome. This was a very different matter. Though she should csil her loudest, there would be no answer. And she knew that withT every passing minute the great-wings of her flock were tak- ing them farther from. her. She paddled about aimlessly. She was continuously listening for the honking and gabbling of familiar voices even though she knew she wouldn't hear them. She had no appetite. This was just as well, for there was little in that pond she could eat. She would have to find her food elsewhere. A lone- some lady was Mrs. Honker, and growing more lonesome. The Return In those who truly love no trace Of selfishness has any place. Mother Nature. Is was late in the afternoon Jollv, round, red Sir. Sun was pn VWAT WNEA. TELUN'YER. T. CA easy VACAKT FURNITURE STORE. IT UP VWTWMRS- LET YUM PW ME GONNA GO? AGCET KsWvAS SOT GOOD NEWS FOR.YOH.T I TALKED "am ffSS- PSJFFLE YUJ4 HERE AS A. BOARDER. Owl can get to her there and he isn't likely to see her if she lies low and doesn't moie. Witb, that long neck of hers laid back on her shoulders and not moving at all she won't look like anything alne. Hooty won't give her a sec- ond look." Interrupted Mrs. Padcy. Botii Itstcned. There was no mistaking, that sound, lor none north But this call was no gab- bling of many tongues, but a single call And it was coming from tae wrong direction, the north. They looked over ai Mrs. Honker. of Great Mountain had known such pure they were near enough, Paddy's curiosity tipped sis tongue irith questions. "Where are the o'hers, the he vracted to to for 2. head. to to bed behind, the i for her to keep up with the flock. Already the Black, lonesome. Erom the they j TTtm- I paring Purple Shadows were stealing through the 1 Green Forest and beginning to draw the curtain of soft dusk 01 er the nond of Paddy the Beaver. Sitting on the roof of Paddy's house out in the was Mrs- Honker the Goose. Paddy and Mrs. Paddy didn't mind her being there. She was an old friend of manv snrings Year after year she and" Honker had stopped over oa their wav to their summer home in the Far North. Sometimes it waa for only a night; sometimes for a couple of days. Always they had come ants, always unul this day they had left together. Earlv in the morning of this day Honker had led his fleck into the north, leaving itrs. Honker behind. Oa their way south in the fall she "Where are the ottu-n. he wanted to other is hke Jt, "Honk, ker-aonk, onk, ker-honk." Cpuld It be that they were to have more visitors. another flock of Geese on the way CJOC Daily KCS. SATURDAY, APRIL 2fl O'clock College. and Local News. tne Wealth. Party. Be AnnouECed- Music. River Barn Dance. Hall Varieties. Report World News. Music. Sons Trio. Suns. News. Orchsstra. Orchestra. OFF. Honker a closer She -A-as staacmg nox, her held high, her wings half lifted. Her uere fixed on the ing sky to the north. Suddenly siie j honked. It -a as a sound of joy. Yes. Sir. it was pure joy. because K was pure joy iv nad a{ sweetness hara to Syueve possiole; in the %OiCe of a Goose. canie i an acs-Aer ar.a no less joy- ous. Mrs Honker iias honkins aoWj if she couldn't stop even to her breath. Then. they him oa sviifl Tiings, long neck stretched j its full great wings him faster as re reared the pone. Now "hey v-ere sci m a to the Tsater ar.d Mrs. Honker had, _ slipped from roof of tne house' sxri acd was to him. is He has 1 TO NATIONALIZE RACES back'" Paddy. j BIJSNOS AIRES. AprJ Such a of "each other race horses soca as folloiied they met! Such j C" an exchange of tencer. lovm? i x> me pond in the deep wooes at the foot i ter resorts. Fishing Opens In B.C. the open- ing of the fishing season fear on April 15, viseree? STC Usrowa opes to fisfcertaen is. iSSfKoofSky rf Natal-Michel scon maie ifceir first tnj> wertw is tbTopen Jakes. listed lakes offidaJrj opea were the 2345 -OT Burgess) Barters, North, Star and, the latter bemg many as Sock lake. and creeks open Bp OB 3Cay 1 iriiea sroct come inio season. tssed ai a drat from early Rupture Ended ._ _ tpaae. Zeairrir a Sedonn! by doctcn, INEXPENSIVE. GUAIAHIOO. Wntc Mr SMITH MAKUFACIUUMa COMTANT T am ___. DOT. j- and had first met years before, Hon ker always had been close by, or within calling distance. All- long cay she had paddled about aimlessly, or for long periods had ses oa the water staring into the north as if she were watching thas fast-flying flock speeding toward the distant meeting place. All the long day she hao. steadily grown more and more lonesome. "She shows good re- marked Paddy. "Of course she does. She's a sensiole person. Just what is she showing 'good sense about replied Mrs. Paddv. "Using the roof of our house on vhicn to soend the re- had been shot in one wing. Now plied Paddy. "It is the safest place had proved not strong enough, she could be. Nobooy but Hooty FOR GOOD MEASURE! LIFE IS SWEET OUT OF THE FRYING PAN I COULD NOT SWND )Hy 3Y. VrtLETWT SCOUNDREL TRIED HIS ATTEMPOfS UPON CWE SO SWEET, SO VWAR WOUDOMT KAFTAUOOK MO FURDER, FORMED -SO BRICK BRADFORD-And the Queen of Night RAT OH THE FLOOR !N THE OASRNESS, BRIO< PUTS O4 TrfE GOGSLE6 HE ABIE TO THE. ROOM iS PSTCH DARK By WILLIAM POTT and CLARENCE GRAY SUNDAY, APRIL 21 Sandler's Orchestra. Serenade. Fashion Revival Hour. .Evangel Hour. TVav of the Spirit. Sautist Church service. 12.04r-Lew White at the Organ. from Parliament HilL News. Show Tunes. Vork PhJharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Hour. Gay Classics. Stars of Tomorrow. and Harriet. Parade. and Sway with Sam- my Kaye. of ifanhattan. Sardav Nieht Show. and Edgar Bergen. the Guest. of Famous Players. of Familiar Music. News. Old Songs. for Strings, Highwav. Lady. Open House. s Report and 'World News. Alusic. Hour. News. Tarns. Drama, OFF- and APEIL 2Z Upper Club. Club. Moments. News. Heport Morning Melodies. News. Koad of life. in the Wild wood. Wife. from Life Crystal Calendar. Sister. Neighbor Moods. Hapoy Gang. Wallace, They TeH Me. Horlick's Orchestra. A L C Show. News. Tirae Novelties. Woman of America. Perkins. Young Romances. Review. In Office. for Miladi. Program. Hound-Up. PROTECTION When Seconds Count! Once it spreads with the speed of wind! In ao time, leaping names roar up to attack the walls. Will they, too, catch fira before help arrives to fight the swift fury of flames? It is every second GYPROC WALLBOARD is a. shield of safety. GYPROC "WALLBOARD won't burn holds back the flames delays them gives time for help to arrive. Remember, fire happen aay time. Build Kre-Protecrion into jour home. Insist on GYPROC Ere-Protecdve WALLBOARD. Sold by Builders' Supply and Lumber Dealers across Canada. GYPSUM, UME AND AIABAST5NE, CANADA, UMiTED ROC WALLBOARD CATTISH dtssaad tor CTPBOC tt t.galer If yucr cxssai ssyftT TirorapUy, the net js coua; bast serre you aa fast se r-ceiTei 61LEHTLY, HE DROPS THE 6UARD WITH A SiNGlE BLOW- IQ fhis new, modem; one-story diy- light factory of approximately sq. feet of floor wfll be equipped with railroad sidings for incoming raw materials and outgoing finished a new manufacturing plant for postwar production of trucks and transit coaches has been established at Leaside, Ont, by Reo of Canada, Ltd. This new manufacturing and assembly plant means a substantial addition to Canada's industrial payrolls and increased need for Canadian fabricated parts. Com- bined truck, bus and coach production will be of a capacity amule to meet Canada's growing industrial and trans- portation needs, and will be far in excess of the pre-war Canadian total of the Reo Motor Company of Canada Ltd. Robert J. Telford, Vice-President and General Manager. ;