Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
tin Brazen CYWJS TOWNSENI BRADY, Author of "For the dom of A N I> EDWAKB PEPLE, Author of "A Broktsu "The Etc. Copyright. 1INM, by Moffkt. Ytrd t? Company. Wben "gtampeded cattle get to mill- Ing they turn ID upon themselves, either involuntarily or because of pres- put cpon them by cowboys ieek- Inf to control them. They Yweep around In concentric circles in a great spiral. The pressure on the outside to constrict the circles more and until the cattle are jammed into a whirling vertiginous mass, of which nothing can be seen but uplifted heads and uptossed horns. This mass, fran- tic wlta fear and fury, sways and whirls over the ground like a tornado, with a motion of rotation and transla- tion the same time. Above the dnst of Iti trampling comes the dieting o" the "dew claws and the cleft hoofs as- the-feet are lifted sharply froza tae ground. These, vrith the rattling of horns and the bellowing of those on the outer edge, make the animal whirl- pool a perfect Inferno of noise and clamor. The mill sweeps around aod around, and: the only way to break it is to un- wind is. to cut into tbe bunch and ttart tbe outer edge off on a tan- gent, so that the whole unwinds itself mechanically by reversing the process which brought it together. This is an operation of much difficulty, attended with great danger. The man who breaks in must do it backward, as it were. He must follow .the movement of the perimeter of the great circle, heading cattle do. and, by skill and dexterity force ont first one and then another until be gets the circum- ference broken. In tbe end tbe break Is apt to come quickly, and tbe awful maelstrom of maddened animals dis- solves into a peaceable herd almost as quickly as It wound itself into a fran- To be "caught Inside such a mill is death- Fortunately Harriet Renwyck was on the outskirts. The situation, was sufficiently terrifying as it was, however. Above the dost she conld see a quivering expanse, of horned heads. She was riding a man's saddle and in man fashion. The pres- sure upon her horse was so tremen- dous tb.-it in order to from beintf crushed she'shook, her feet from the stirrups and drew her legs up about the safldlehorn. She had no control whatever of her pony. Although she .was fortunately on the outer edge of j the ring, there were still a half ..dozen of the cattle between her and tbe open prairie, all crowding into the center, and with every turn she was being car- ried toward the vortex with irresisti- ble force. She was utterly terrified, yet she realized that her only possible hope of salvation was to keep her senses and her seat. If she fainted and fell the result would be death. The love of lute was strong In her, and she clung to her saddle and prayed as never before. Her eyes were blinded with dust and fear. She could see nothing bnt cattle and the terrible gyrating mass. How long she whirled about with them In giddy rotation she could'not tell. It seemed hours, ages, before a voice pierced her ear. Where did it come from? She turned her eyes toward the sound and dimly made out tbe figure of a man on the edge of the circle above the cloud of dust He seemed to her of gigantic stature. What was he saying? strained every nerve ,tp understand. Presently she made out: "Keep up! Don't let go! "We'll get you This was reassurance, but not much. The prospect seemed hopeless. The cattle were going slower now as she worked toward which was yet a great way off. Her pony was wedged in so tightly that he could not falL The voice kept up a continual cry of encouragement It seemed to be drawing nearer, but the terrible strain under which she, was laboring was telling upon her.. Although she clutched the pommel of her saddle with the tenacity of despair, she found her- self swaying dizzily. 'She clinched her teeth and summoned all her resolution for a last but realized with a growing horror that her end was near. If help did not come quickly she would be prostrate on the mass of horns. BtiU the voice appealed to her, called to her, pleaded with her, implored her, stimulated her. She held on and on desperately as she swept around and around- tney drew near tbe two cowboys recognized that this was one of the worst mills they had ever witnessed. There was a little dip to the ground where the cattle had swerved that had thrown them even more violently to- ward the center than would have oc- curred on level prairte. The first man thought he had never seen any steers tighten so quickly and whirl so fast Els impulse was to leap his horse across the intervening cattle straight He ncevt tier to his breast at last and held her. at the figure of the girl, as a cavalry- man rides down an obstacle, but be knew that such a step would be fatal. The must be broken. It must be unwound- The first man swung his pony In toward the outer edge and raced with It, seeking an opening- near the woman, to whom he cried words of encouragement With the savage quirt at his wrist be struck the cattle ahead of him again and again. The first blows had no effect, but the repe- tition at last met with response. They swerved slightly, and he forced his horse into the outer edge. Having ef- fected this, entrance, he knew .that he had made a sufficient beginning to en- able him in the end to loosen the tight- ened ring. He was just a little in front of the girl, and back of bim the other man was nobly seconding his ef- forts. Would she be able to keep up long enough for them to accomplish her rescue? They worked desperately. Men al- ways work desperately under such cir- cumstances, bnt in this instance It was with added Incentive. The first the nearest uias to her. divined rather than saw as he caught glimpses of her face, deathly pale through the dust that she could not keep np much long- er. His effort was break the mill and save the girl So with re- doubled energy he bored his way In and in. The outer edge where he ran was well broken.now, bnt two lines of steers interveeed between bim and tbe girl. Sweat poured from his face Hke water. His heart thumped as no stam- peding cattle could bave "caused it to beat on any lange. He was nearer now. The cattle were sufficiently bro- ken for him to stake everything on a last effort He polled a heavy revolv- er from bis bolster and began shooting. two, three steers went crashing down. He urged bis pony Into the open cnased by their fall and by main strength of horse and man bore whirling line far outward, mfll was broken. Tbe cowboy in the rear gave him brilliant assistance. In the twinkling of an; eye that which had been wound began to unwind. What of the _ woman 2 .Was he too late? He saw her sway; in the saddle. She would bY thrown on the edge of the circle and trampled to death! Leav- ing the mill-to unwind itself, he leaped his pony toward her just in time, for as he approached she pitched forward ancTfell. Providence threw her to tho right rather'thao to the left The man caught her ruthless grip. The Xlberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET MOVING PICTURES. ADVANCED x VAUDEVILLE 1. Music Ihtk Charms 2. The Messmeriser 3. His First Row 4. The Lion Hunt -----C O N Where the Swanee River Flows" 1 Dunciug Dutch Duubnr and Miss Josephine Turner singers, yodlere and dancers 2. The Thaten Dou In Googlee Gee or the Bogie Man 3. Teddy Thaten In new songs and ilauces Terrors Ot a Night Toronto, April by; Conditions Not Unlike Canada With a Suggested Reform Which Would Do ,Well Here. (From the National Keviaw) constable Xo. 2-Two quarts 01 milk mixed'with six raw eggs. -.It nwer strikes the local political Prescribed by constable No. j leaders to start a subscription for One-half pound'Epsom salts. tiiemselves. The idea is very vride- This enticing and appetizing mix-; spread thai there is an mexhaust- tui-e was obediently swallowed by j able fund at headquarters which -Vdolph Movers of 122 Edward street (can be drawn upon for fie asking l-ist as an emetic for a dose of a refusal to disburse poison "that he believed he had tak-1 is put down to an icy indifference on en. Two physicians later found that the part of those who guard the irea had not apparently swallow-! sure. ed'poison and now he is doing his There is not a constituency in Eng- best to recover from the awful mix- ture of milk, salts and raw eggs that the constables thrust upon him. j land where if only the proper steps were taken, the necessary funds could not be found to All that About 11 o'clock last night a mem-j organization. All that is ber of Myers' family rushed out into is for the members the rain and calling Constable Mat- lect. from those Unionists m thias, implored him to lend his as- sistance, as Mr. Myers had swallow- ed poison. Matthias responded at once and utking a jug of inilk and throwing in six raw eggs, command- ed the sufferer to swallow, which he did. Meanwhile another excited member of the household had rushed out and called P. C. Watson. The second constable prescribed Epsom salts, and a hurried rush to the drug store was followed by the ab- sorbing on the part of the victim of a half pound of 'the salts. Then while someone was excitedly calling the ambulance, Drs. Leviue and Johnston rushed in fully prepared to cope with a desperate 'case of poison- ing. Later they made an examina- tion of- and came to the conclusion that there was not and never had been any trace of poison in his system- A case of somewhat- similar 'kind gave Constable Charles Bell a bad scare and Ambulance Driver John run" the necessary to col- their particular vilage or town an annual subscription of sixpence or upwards. By this means., and with very little trouble, the greater part of the ex- penses of organization might easily b? defrayed. But, far more than this, there is the moral effect of a personal sub- subscription compared with which the actual money ...is as nothing. It works but in this way. Every man who subscribes one penny to the lo- cal party funds at' once feels that he a direct interest in the political welfare of the constituency. If a candidate is to be selected 'he wish- es to see him or know something about him; if a meeting is to be held in the village, he must be there to watch over the .utterances of the speaker he reads his local paper with the greatest care; he has help-" ed forward the cause by his money, and, come what may, he intends to get full value for it. Is it possible to conceive a more frenzied drive 5n the early I healthful political atmosphere? And all this because the electors, from the richest to the poorest, are asked to contribute their share towards the upkeep of the organization. In a few .constituencies this system has been, tried; and what is. more to the point it has succeeded in. exactly the manner, here described, and if hours yesierday-morning. pa- trolling his beal about 4 o'clock Bell was alarmed: hy the spectacle of a woman wearing only a nightdress artd a skirt .rusMag_ towards nim. As she came up she- screamed that she had swallowed poison by mistake. The constable.., gave1 a arid grabbing the woman by the arm rushed her -over to the wagon house at Court street station, where he yelled and pounded on the door un- til Driver John Egan came running down. The ambulance was got out in record time and another was bro- ken :on the .-way to St. Michael's hos- pital. There it was found that the woman suffering from.; her imag- ination only. It was later discover- ed -that she had escaped in. the early hours House of Providence, andi-she was taken back to that in- stitution, 'y: lib Nrtiftk liilrort FROM trfftstiiHterli EACH One-third 6 monthif balance 12 mpntbt, Interest 6 per cent, per annum BEAUTY WINNER TOOK A SHY AT CUPID Divorced Wife of "King of Sports" Tells How Men Gamble for Women's St. Louis, Mo., April Becker, better known as the "King of Sports" often expressed, chagrin, because he could oiot wager his'beautiful wife on the races, ac- cording to Mrs. Becker, who was di- vorced by her husband today. The decree was granted to Becker after .a settlement "with his wife Iby which she. agreed not to contest.; mother's home Mrs. .Becker advised young women never to mar- ry .gamblers, and blames her own troubles to the inherited trait of hu- manvnature to gamble. She- was a winner iti a local beauty contest and married Becker when 15 years old. "I .knew .1 should not'marry a she said to Post-Dis- patch reporter, "but I got the gamb- ling myself and decided to take a chance on. ihe wheel. It tc ok -five years for the wheel to turn. S me- times it went fast and thei it went slow, and I could see the colors, the black, for despair and the: for happiness. "All born to a certain extent. When he wins' a man and has her .for bin- self a man has won-the ?takos and he wants to gamble agai i." Mrs. Becker is a 'nin-e of Mapr fiichard Sylvester, of. of Washington; D. C. and a grmddaugh ter ci Colonel John 4 notpd St. Louisan. one constituency why 'not in anoth- er, in all. Simply for this reason, that for years past it has-been the invariable custom, for the member, or candidate, and one or two local like to keep up the fiction that they are well: off to.: "run" the bear the entire cost of the political fuel. There is yet another insuperable ob jection that is raised by the local itiated it might get that the member or noised abroad candidate was not a rich man, and how..would.the constituency go then there. ,a soul in the division interest, in politics goes any deeperithan the pock- et :of either' The wiseacres ...shake their heads. On, conceivable occasion, therefore, the "golden calf must be AN IMPORTANT The ninth annual meeting and convention of the Canadian. Associa- tion for the pi. Consump- tion and other forms of tuberculosis' is to be lield in HainBton. on nesday and 20 next. v: The morning of the JSrst -day '-will be devoted? to the reading of reports and the appointment 6f committees. In the afternoon Dr. Thite of Pitts- Builders and i in Our increased sales Builders' Hardware con- firms our claim that we I have the right GOODS at the right price. 1' Let us figufe with you J Hayr Bros. General Hardware LETHBRIDGE ALTA. i iiMii-Miiiiiitt nut I JAMES RICHARDS Machine Shop, Box 432 Near Steam Laundry Automobiles, Gasoline Engines, Sieam Ploughs and Threshing Outfits General Repairs Work of every description Satisfaction guaranteed Dally Herald Market Place yen have to Mil ot ta rest place It this cduiM. II yai wait aaytfclaf tUi 4 iaaartlau far SI SITUATIONS VACANT woman to do washing and scrubbing one day each week. Call up first 2-storey house east of flour mills on Railroad ave.. North Ward. 114-1 chambermaids and a dining room girl to commence work May 1. Apply Empire -Hotel, Mac- Alta. -109-0 por- ter, also girl to assist in dining room. Apply Balmoral Hotel, Leth bridge. WANTED AT and apprentices to the dressmaking. Ap- ply to Mrs. T. W. Clarke, costumier, cor. Cutbill and Redpath streets. 09-6 class Dallas Hotel. waitress at 109-6 POSITION fireman on breaking outfit or will take job as engineer on stationary engine. Have third class paper. Keadly on short notice. Apply J. T. Kothwell, Leth- bridge P. 0. 109-6 class waitress, at once. Apply Model Union Restau- rant. 110-0 press feder. Apply Her- ald Office. iio-O class printer, who can-assist in-make-up. Apply at Her- ald office. 110-O breaking outfits to start to work at once. Will.pay liberal price per acre. Apply to the O. W. Kerr Co., Lethbridge. 110-0 SITUATIONS WANTED GIRL HELD attend to few gar- dens in spare time. William Smith, c-o Herald Office. 109-12 Helena, April Schlitz, nee Swain, wife of John Schlitz, who was two or three days convicted of holding her for immoral a week. Apply Mrs. Jaycock, purposes, is being detained at Sweet bridge Postoffice. Leth- 108-12 Grass, Mont by the immigration au- WANTED-Stenograph- thonties, until some one in authority thiree experience, good pases upon, the question of -whether references, desires position. Address or not the sitizenship of her husband Miss Margaret Walsh, High River. has been automatically, conferred upon her by -the fact of her being mar- 109-6 ried to him. The case is a novel one. At the time "that Judge Hunt sen-teheed Schlitz, he strongly suggested that the 'Only' proper thing ''to would .be to permit the" girl to remain in this "But the authorities at Washington declined to rescind the deportation order, and the Swain family was deported to Canada. As soon as Schlitz's 20-day sentence expired, he went to Canada and the gM whom he wronged. When he sought to bring her back to Montana she was detained at Sweet- grass. It is probable that an appli- cation for a writ directed to the im- migration authorities will be applied for in the federal court. Auction Sale On Saturday, the hour of; eleven- o'clock in the morning the following lands ..will bef sold by public ouctioh, subject to ah upset The- Southerly 120 acres of the northeast quarter and. the northerly foryt acres of the southeast .quar- ter of Section Township 9, Bange. 26, West Fourth Meridian. Such sale, to take place in: the Court.jHotiae IN THE'fOWN OF This land, will be sold subject to the 3rd class certi- ficate.. wishes employment running traction or stationary engine. .Ad- dres' K. M. Henderson, Lethbridge P. 0. 11-6 ROOMS WANTED and board for trav- elling man and wife. -Reasonably close in. Wanted by April if possible. Apply J. J. Conway, Dallas lfl-6 young man, room and board in private house. Apply T. E., c-o Herald office.' 112-0 WHO'S 09ING TO BUILD 'know the names and addresses of parties that intend to build a. residence. J. H. White, ar- chitectural draughtsman and conr tractor, Lethbridge P.O. 109-6 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE. at ot the burg sanatorium will an ad- dress -on the duty of in reference to tuberculosis. In the evening of the same' Ids c the mayor will deliver addtess of welcome, after which Dr. Adami of Montreal will speak a subject which; ought to command attention. Hod ne Can Do Most Good -in Arresting Tuberculosis Jit the -small- est' Outlay. The topic set down cussion during the -forenoon cf value "of sisting of 90 acres value :1 miie fencing, value This. land be sold .subject to the Homestead condi-, EX-ALDERMAN ARRESTED Vancouver, B. C., April dernttu Cavanaugh recently returned from tbe United States and.has been' arrested charged, with obtaining mon- ey by fraud in connection with a real-estate He was released on bail.... SlUr Nomination for fll disqualified Montreal fixed to take plaor 1 sanction of bill now before the bee legislature, and efocikmt will bt .twelve days after the bill be law. V' Thursday is tbe Duty the People Toward the Movement ;pf the Extinc- tion of -Consumption. Hon. Adam Beck, Mr. Downey, 1'agan, of Victoria, B-; C., Dr. Geo. D. Porter, and a nu.mjier of others, both physicians and laymen, expected to lake part in the discus- sion of .On Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock the adjourn to the Moun tain Sanitorium to attend a tion given by the ladies ofs Hamil- ton. Not tte least" uninteresting part of the program is the visit to the san- itorium, when it will ;be much can bi done for the treatment and cure of "consumption at a mod- erate cost. The success of the Moun tain sanitorium should furnish an object well worthy of the stu- dy of municipalities action for the reduction of tubercul- osis .within their own neifhborhood. tions Dominion Lands Act.' Copies of the Land Eegulations .may from of Do- :minion. Lethbridge, Alberta, any sub-agent of Dominion Lands, from the undersigned. Any person; whether :having pre- viously held, or at the present time holding entry for a Homestead, Pre- emption, cf purchased Homestead, to purchase. One-third of purchase price at time Berlin, Aprft special des patch from Constantinople says that the Sultans troops surrender- ed. of sale arid the balance in five equal aonusF installments, 5 per cent, interest .per annum from date Cf If cheques are tendered, in payment they must be marked by e Bank on which they -are.: drawn. [nspector Dominion Land Agencies, Medicine Hat, Alta. 113-20 tired runabout buggy. 'Box 35; i Apply P. 0. 04-O FOR head of good yoiing .work broken. Ap- ply, John WMteseDNew Dayton. FOE head oxen, 6 old, well broken and quiet, harness for .four oxen; ;Would itrade' for horses. Wfll sell jone black ihare also. Apply Tjp. 8, E. 22, or i" 112-6 FOR ;pats, pure strain Amreican Banner. 'High genninat- ing test. Also seed :oats. Pawspn Bros., Coaldale, Telephone 712, Lethbridge exchange. 113-4 TO RENT- -TO large well-furnished room: Apply at. two storey brown house; Barnes St., North Ward. 98-0 acrea choice irrigated garden land near fairgrounds. For terms apply at qnce-to Skeith 4 Til- Round Street.: TO furnished rooms in m6deni; house. Apply Ashmead St., one block south of gas well. 109-6 STORE TO store in Apply :E. J. Hill A Co. -109-6 book, con- aining receipts, etc. Owner oao lave same by calling at Herald ot- tice and paying for ad. 106-0 VANTED TO or two sit- ting hens. Address Mrs. J. W. Wil- on, general delivery, postoffice. 114-1 who will share a post office-box with J. H." White, "ethbridge. 'OR million acres land n easy terms. Small cash payment and half crop payment for balance. Ve are general agents .at Lethbridge or the Canadian Pacific Irrigation Co., and can furnish you with full particulars regarding their ract in the' famous Bow River Val- ey reservation. Apply to the Can- .dian. Real Estate Co., Office Room i, Bryajn 'Block, over the Eureka theatre-, or Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. 111-6 'ROPERTY FOR lots witu xouse (5 rooms, good sta- ble; price cash, easy. Apply Alberta Realty !o. 84-0 TOR Fine new be Westminster Road, near new 'stand ipe, 6 rooms, brick foundation and ar. cash. Balance Aiberta Realty Co. TOR house, eleven rooms ully modern. Ready May. 1st. Ap- ly Thos. Judson; Box 170. 99-0 OR; seven-roomed, semi- modern house, centrally located. Good Apply 41 Argyle Ave. 114-6 TO furnished room and one "six roomed house by May 1st. Geo. W. Smith St. 114r6 -.LOST cameo pin within one block from new Central School. Find- er return same to Herald office and get reward. 104-O Merchants Bank of Canada OFFICE. MONtREAL Paid np Capitol. Reserve and Undivided Profito AtCMttt tf NmhMts, FanMrs and iMKhcrs StUcM MwlrOrdeii V Irttonol Credit Savinyt Bmnk Department CoaMalt Bloclu St. LETHBRIDQE EMPLOYMENT BUREAU Labor supplied free to all employers. Office hours, 7-9. J2-2, 6-9. P. O. Box 67 Phone 197 Office with Skeith Tiiiey, cor. Hound and Dufferin FOUND lady's hand bag. Owner an have same by calling at Herald ffice and paying for this ad. 112-0 WANTED LAND FOR SALE ACRES OF WHEAT LAND- to Taber, for sale, ranging in >rice from up. Stewart Mat- hews Co., Ltd., E. B. Tainter, Local epresentative, Taber, Alta. 104-27 PROPERTY FOR SALE )ipe ell ACCOUNTS COLLECTED commission. No no We also write 'fire, life- and accident insurance. 'Let us explain >ur industrial policy of insurance to. you. The Byers Commission emporary office, Eoom 9, Bryan Blk-, Lethbridge. UO-6 Notice To. the Brothers of the Independent- Order of Oddfellows in Alberta, and to the Public in NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that he Independent Order of Oddfellows. s not. in affiliation wTth the Man-" Chester Unity or the Canadian Order OddCfellows or with any other Or-- Ler using the name and that members of these Jatter or- ganizations are -not entitled to; any raternal recognition from meinbers- or lodges of 0. 0. F. Attest: J.W.MIT.CHELL, Grand Grand Secretary, Alta. 112-6 Apr. 20 1909-j, City Scales for Sale TENDERS will De' received hy the undersigned until the 30th day of; fnr...jihft -purchase. of the City ;cales situated on Baroness Koad.v Price -must include all .material.- 'urchaser to lift scales and fill in space occupied hy same. Any tender not necessarily accepted. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN WEST LAND REGULATIONS Any person wno is the sole head or Ifamily7 or any 18 yeari old, may homestead a quarter-aectiop of available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. The applicant must appear in person at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sub- Agency for the district. B proxy may be made at any r of intending homesteader. mouths' and cultivation el the land in of three years. A homesteader may Ive within .nine miles of his stead on a farm of at least 80 acres solely owned and occupied by him or by his father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister. In certain districts a in good may preempt a quarter-section alongside his- home' ftead. Price 13.00 per acn. EtatiM. -Must reside six months in eacn' of six years from date of homMtead entry (including the time reqaired to earn homesteatf patent) and cultiTaU fifty acres extra. i A homesteader who baa exhaotted homestead right and cannot tain a pre-emption may take pur- chased homestead in certain distneta. Price 13.00 per acre. .reside six "months ic each of three years, cultivate fifty acres and etefll a bouse worth W.W.OO1T, Deputy Minister of the IntarlM. N.B.-UututhorUd poWiaatiom s4 this adTertitemeot will not W paid ROOtCVEtT ARRIVES Machakos Road, British East Africa, April Roosevelt special ar- rived at Mschakos Road, i7< miles from Mpmbasaa at midday. J.I'