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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHMIDOI, ALTA., THURSDAY, AMU- 21, TO THE Citizens of Lethbridg'e and District Do not let us lose siglit of our motto: "LETHBRIDGE AND DISTRICT BEAUTIFUL." I will help you. I employ five practical landscape gardeners which are at your service. I can supply you with everything you SEEDS. SHRUBS. TREES. FLOWERING PLANTS OF ALL KINDS Also all kinds of vegetable plants, spades, hoes, rakes, trowels, garden lines. Also men who know how to use them. I also employ a Wire Artist who can put up any- thing in wire. CUT FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS Phone 276 Or Write P.O.Box 1353 GEORGE TAYLOR WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Florist and Seedsman Cor. Bartlett St. London Road. Lethbridge. Richard the razen B CYRUS TOfNSEND AaliiGr of "Fortie dom of the Etc., EDWARD PEPLE, Author of "A Broken Prince Etc. Copyright. 1806, by Moffit. Ytrd If Company. 1 MOVINC. .PICTURES.1 ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE 1. Story tie Baots TtH 2. Til PiiriiJ 3. TruUeMHe Twkchiif 4. Cweiliif i Bwfltr o N o- Nifit ud Dty 1. Dancing Dutch Dunbar and Mias Josephine Turner lingers, yodlerc and dancers I. The Thaten Duo in a high claai comedy, The Han who Looks Like Me 3. Little Teddy Songs and Dances HIGH PRAISE FOR MENT DEPART- (Edmonton Bulletin) Among tho visitors to the city for a lew days is E. P. Kroning, former- ly sergeant of the city police of Leth- bridge, and last week appointed to the position of chief of the fire de- partment in the southern city. Chief Kroning is spending a few days in Edmonton looking over the fire de- partment, with which he is highly pleased. He comes to Edmonton largely on the recommendation of Chairman Geo. M. Hatch, of the fire committee of the Lethbridge Coun- cil, who paid a visit Edmonton at the time of the Edmonton conven- tion' of Alberta municipalities. In his letter of introduction to Chief Davidson, Mr. Hatch says that he has recently made an extensive trip visiting fire departments in Western Piano Tuning w. H. FIELD Factory Expert 18 NOW IN THE CITY and will remain for a short time. Leave orders at Armstrong's Jewellery Store PREDICT BIG YIELD Estimate of Wheat Crop Empire in Inlanc Spokane, Wash., April Canada and the neighboring States ports" from the grain belts m eastern and nowhere has he -found as up-to- 'Washington and date or well equipped a department as in Edmonton. As the. result of accident in the Re- lief House at Woodstock, K.B., Hen- and Central Idaho and Western Mon tana; compiled by the Spokane Cham ber of Commerce, show that, -the wheat yield in the Inland Empire will be near the bushel mark this season, as against A.t present Ms bow was strung -wltb They were far out on two widely differing a se- In the vicinity of New Rocbelle, cret mission, with a lucrative promise, i nothing in sight but a farmer's for an oriental government regarding i truck wagon approaching from an op- tbe surreptitious purchase of subma- posite direction, with a big yellow dog jry Cox will probably die, John Me- joQQibushels in 1907, the banner year jElvaney is seriously injured, the history of the district. Con Harry Allan badly cut. The men j ditions are also favorable for a bum were straightening a piston rod crop Oj oats and other cereals the Westcbester action or fire when the rod was ._as frequent "light rains thi? sprirc struck by the hammer. The com- j have jjept ground moist and pressed exploded in the air box and flew into pieces. rines and other war material in viola- tion of the neutrality Ia-ws; the other a hackneyed scheme of ex- changing an earl's coronet for a seven figured bank account, the figure of the necessarily accompanying lady being a matter of little moment. The meeting between the two was cordial, not say affectionate A friendly face In New York to Richard was like a water hole in the desert- To the earl he was as welcome as a "ft" pun note when I'm strapped, by Lord Croy.land suggested a spin tin his mator, and Richard, who had but leisure on his hands and was glad of any break in the dull mo cotony, accepted with alacrity. The motor was a four cylinder Layton, with a vicious back fire and a hoarse, wet cough, which would have warned an expert to look after his igniter and relieve the oil vent. The auto car was rented, and, besides, machinery was a detail to be looked after in'the garage; therefore the driver hiccoughed up Riv- erside drive with a charming disregard for signs and omens. The Englishman talked, and the Tex- an listened, though he adroitly kept the conversation in a social vein on the chance of finding some opening, for an attack on Irvington. In this he was not disappointed- The earl bad se- cured letters of Introduction to Jacob Renwyck, but on calling at the Broad offices had found the-gentleman absent. He left his letters, together with a note of regret, and had prompt- ly received a cordial Invitation to join a small house party in the home of the Renwycks on the Hudson. He had accepted and intended to go there on the following day, where his valet would join liim, bringing his luggage from Washington. Richard's heart rose and rejoiced. Hci-s "sras a possible chance to 'meet Hiss Renwyck, yet he must proceed with caution. be said thoughtfully. "Seems to me I've beard that name. Well The earl became so eloquent on that that his companion's suspicions once .aroused, and more so as the Englishman's was riv- eted, upon an income rather than Ms steering gear. "Any daughters in the ask- td the Texan carelessly. "One. passable, I under- stand." Richard agreed with him. but did not think it necessary to mention the fact "Did yon "ever meet the "No, old chap." "Nor any of the "Never; I so keen, how-" osjFSiiag don't yon drawled his lordship In bis most blase and superior manner. The Texan's white teeth closed with an angry snap. He could not bear bis friend in that poae, but he put a curb on bis tongue.; here, he asked as Indifferently as be could, "do you mean to tell me that you are going to Ir- Ylugtou tomorrow with the avowed in- tention of making love to a lady you. hare never seen "Call It laughed the Englishman. "It's a fair game, isn't itr "No, it snapped the Texan, falling into? the vernacular of the plains. "It's a dingy deal with a cold deck. Where does the girl come "Coronet" drawled the noble earl, "and not such a bad sort under It If is satisfied, I am, I'm sure." "Birthright, mess of pottage and a pig in a poke." suggested Richard rather warmly. "But what of you? gicHv SCOtt, Djau. JOu'Vc Sever teen ber! She may be humpbacked- "My dear old said the earl, with a dry, indulgent sualle, "you will learn some day that a Bradstreet re- port covers n multitude of freckles. By Jove. I've even known it to con- done a Here the conversation stopped, sud- denly. The machine had done the trotting beside the wheeL The earl drawled something about It being "most extrawd'n'ry" and began to manipulate the various levers, but without results. Clearly he was un- familiar with the vagaries of this par- ticular brand of motor. He descended from the car and turned his engine over, being rewarded by a clattering roar which caused him to leap back 1 into bis seat again. He released his brake and Inadvertently threw, his weight upon the speed controller. Th machine arose and rejoiced as a strong man going to battle. As Mr. Richard Williams afterward described it, ithe thing first buckec and then bolted for nowhere in partic ular. It attended to the yellow" dog first then ate up the farmer's wagon, turned over on Its back and kicked up its he'els, hollering like a calf under the branding iron. The graphic historian found himself sailing gracefully over a barbed wire fence until he alighted in a soft field where he plowed up considerable earth, but sustained no serious Injury, The Earl of Croyland had fared worse. In his headlong plunge he had struck a fence post wrenching one leg badly and fracturing his right collar bone. The irate farmer arose from the dust with a bleeding nose and Immediately put in a claim for damages, not only for his wagon and his valuable dog, but for losa of-time and the" greater portion of his costume. Nothing seemed to have happened, to bis vocab- ulary, it was noticed, Richard crawled under the barbed wire fence back to the road and turn- ed his attention to his injured friend- In the meantime a correctly attired young woman driving a Panhard stopped to view the general wreck, while a road patrolman galloped up and took bustling charge of every one: "What's the gentleman's name and he demanded of Richard, who was in the act the Eng- lishman's head. The Texan was about to answer truthfully when the earl. opened bis eyes and drawled out languidly, but iu a sufficiently clear voice: name Is Richard Williams of San Antonio St. I pay all' damages. This gentleman bas one of ray cards In his pocket" The earl then closed his eyes delib- erately, as though the matter were en- tirely disposed to shut out Richard's surprised and reproachful glance. The real Richard Williams of San Antonio, Tex., was thunderstruck at 'this display of nerve, but bis vigorous protest was checked by an elaborate wink from the sufferer. Ac- cordingly be banded the-officer one of his own cards and stood forth ready and eager to answer all questions. "What Is your asked the pa- trolman, notebook In hand. "Friend of this gentleman Interrupted Croyland quickly. said the patrolman. "Were yon answered Richard truthfully. "I gave the wheel to that idiot and only through a special dispensation of Providence am I now able to answer your questions. Anything In a measure he had evened up with the earl, but not quite. "How did your machine happen to ran into tblf man's continued the officer. "Don't know. Shied at something, 1 replied the Involuntary cbnuf- fetir sarcastically, Tbis was not technical, but It amus- the officer, whereupon, at Croy- land's adroit suggestion, Richard pre- ssntsd' bin! s tTrsnt" his own, by the asked him to have the machine towed to the near- eft garage, hinting that if Mr. Williams were approached properly it might not be to the patrolman's disadvantage. The officer made short work of in- dignant farmer, ordering him to pre- sent bis claim to the Layton Motor company, but flnt of aJU, to vtop talk- (Continued tomorrow.) The Private Dining Rooms at the are now open, and are patronized by the public Union A1J White Most up to date Restau- rant in the city. Lunches from lOc. up Meals from 25c. a N. H. MURRAY Prop. The Menu at The Siberia Restaurant is as extensive as any in the city. Open day and night. Everything in season. has ueeii enlarged, know the moral. We sell You Hazelwood's Ice Cream The acreage of winter wheat is as large as it has ever been, while there will be an increase of from 12 to 15 per cent, in spring-sown grain. Wba this means to .the. farmers of this part Of the Northwest will be better understood when it is known -that fifty cent, wheat is six- ty-five- cent grain yields big returns. while from seventy-five cent to one dollar wheat becomes the basis of fortunes. More than -acres of land in thirteen counties in eastern Wash iugton, which yielded bu- shels of wheat in 1907, .is under 'cul- tivation this season and local -bank- ers and millers, returning from trips into the Big Bend, .the Walla Walla belts, say the outlook is better than ever, adding that good rain in May or early in June will insure the, banner crop in the his tory-of the district. They report that the ground is well pulverized, thus conserving the moisture, and that the growing wheat is in excellent con ditibn. Farmers throughout the country believe that prices this year will be higher than have yet prevailed at the beginning of the shipping sea- son, as there is little wheat on hand. The available supply is selling at from to per bushel. FELL 350 FEET New York, April 350 feet from the thirty-fourth storey of the Metropolitan life Insurance .Com pany's skyscraper on Madison Square today, Thomas Mortimer, 48 years j of age, was instantly killed. "Mor- who was foreman of the rigg- ers at work on the building, was 1 superintending the erection of a scaf jfold, four floors above the big clock 'on the 24th street side of the big .power. Hundreds of people on Mad- Square were watching him at ..jwork and as they saw him fall to the balustrade of the balcony receive it fresh daily from Spokane. Sundaes, Sodas, Etc. All Flavors. Chow Sam Co. Did you ever see what the Menu Card at Cafe says Did you ever sse how the waitresses and cooks rarry out the instruc- tions on the Menu Card? Try it! above the big clock where the body toppled over and" then dropped the street. I IM4 Builders and Contractor si Our increased sales in 1! Builders' Hardware con- 1! firms our claim that we 11 have the right GOODS at I the right price. Let us figure with you Hayr Bros. General Hardware I! LETHBRIDGE ALTA. HIM 111 I..M.M. 1i M M Page Lawn Wire Fence A sample may be seen at A. Rochon's on Crabb Street near Courtland 3-ft fence, per foot 3-ft. 6-ra. fence, 24c. per foot Best steel wire fence made Order from STOLE THE SAFE Took it a Mile Away and Rifled the Market Place 'o sell or It rtflt It in this ok. m if yea wait this 23c far SI SITUATIONS VACANT chambermaids and a dining room girl to commence work May 1. Apply Empire Hotel, Mac- leod, Alta. 109.0 class waitress, at once. Apply Model Union Restau- rant. uo-0 breaking outfits to start to work at once. Will pay liberal price per acre. Apply to the O. W. Kerr Co., Lethbridge. 110-0 girl to do housework. Apply Airs. Fred cor. Courtland and .Crabb. light Hick, 115-3 Supply All KfedU of Phone 197 P.O. Box 67 Cor, Bound and Dufferin WANTED Two or Three Good Carpenters. Day work A- Care of Mason Land Co. wanted at Albe.M Eestaurant. 115-0 TO RENT. general servant. Ap- ply Mrs. E. JL Hill cor. Crabb and Dufferin. ue-0 general servant. Wages a week. Apply Mrs. Wm. Stafford, corner Road. Eedpath and Westminster 116-0 second cook. Lady pre- ferred. Apply Arlington Hotel. 117-1 WANTED TO rooms sui able for light house-keeping. Bei sonably close in. .Apply J. J. Coi way, c-o Dallas Hotel. 115- TO roomed cottage o London -Road east of Taylor's greei house. Ajjply K. Leek on premise: 114- EOOM AND two youn teen at 210 Coutts St. 114- OIT-I i USA ui i v.-ii attend to few gar- dens in spare time. William Smith, c-o Herald Office. 109-12 two or three days a week. Apply Mrs. Jaycock, Leth- bridge Postoffice. 108-12 Contents April acting on the supposition that the bridge, Alta. safe breakers who stole and broke' POSITION Expert male stenographer and book-keeper now open for position; 2 1-2 years exper- 115.6 room for youn gentleman. Apply to P. 0. Box 331 Lethbridge. 115. penters, stone and labor for tents, consisting of between and in cash, several cheques, life and fire Insurance policies and min- ing stocks abstracted." UQTIIIG III CUIEI TK HII all classes of work furnished free, and prompt service. Phone or write, Maxon, proprietor. dpen the safe of L. P. J. Turcotte: LETHBKIDGE EMPLOYMENT OF- the Sunny Side storekeeper, were act located at.. Windsor Hotel, ing' from motives of revenge, the po- lice have arrested a young man nam ed E. Boardman a discfiarged em- ployee of. Mr. Turcotte. Turcotte's broken open some tune on Sunday night, presumably about 12 o'clock. Entrance was made through the next door which had been .forced open with a Crow bar. The safe was then taken about a mile away and with the aid, of a C.P.E. strike ham- mer and the crowbar the door was forced from its hinges and the con- POSITION WANTED First-class male stenographer. open position May 10th. Six years experience. Can furnish good references. Apply Box A., c-o Herald office. 117-6 PROPERTY FOR SALE PROPERTY FOR lots with house (5 rooms, good sta- ble; price cash, balance easy. Apply Alberta Realty Co. 84.0 FOR house, eleven rooms folly modern. Ready May 1st. Ap- ply Thos. Judson. Box 170. 99-0 ROOMS WANTED and board lor trai elling man and wife. iReasonabl close in. Wanted by April 26 possible. Apply J. J. Conway, c- Dallas Hotel. young man, room an board in private house. Apply T E c-o Herald office. 112-1 TO furnished room an one six roomed house by May ig Geo. W. Weigand, 424 Smith St. 114- WANTED TO BUY DIAMOND COAL SHARES AN' BONDS will buy Dii mond Coal Shares and Diamond Coi Bonds. For .prices and particular! address Mighton Cavanangh, son, B. C. eod-l-m LOST ol the Fai Grounds, on Sunday night, one gra horse, branded quarter-circlt Reward of for recovery. Chon Jim, Box 431, Lethbridge P. 0. US Tender Skins of Children Soothed by Mild -Liquid Compound Have you ever tried a few drops o an oil of mntergreen compound for skin trouble? It seems to.be about the only-safe and sure cure for ec zema, salt rheum, tetter, ringworm and kindred diseases. The liquid is so. mild that it is usec with wonderful soothing effect on the tender skins of -infants. To prove efficacious, the oil of win tergreen must be mixed with thymo" and glycerine, as in the Prescription of Dr. D. .D. Dennis, the eminen skin- specialist The compound is known as D.D.D. Prescription. Used Soap it appears to be'in- fallible.. Mrs. William Fox, Chancery Lane. Brockville, Ont., tells how she cum ler little daughter: "Gladly I give you consent to use any letter I may have sent in praise of your wonderful D. D D. Prescrip- tion. My little daughter's head stil remains clear of the horrid scaJv dis- ease. .Her father and I both .notice iow much brighter she is and her ight hair is simply beautiful, sc thick and glossy, after six years pi suffering. It seems -wonderful that ess than four bottles of D.D.D. should jave cured her after so much money spent on the X-Ray treatment fail- The foot and been discovered London, Ont. mouth disease has amongst SINGING. Miss Ursula Archer, pnpil of the celebrated teacher, William Shake- speare, will receive pupils in singing and voice production. Also engage- ments for Ballad Concerts, At Homes, the Lethbridge Conservatory of Music. White Lawn and Net Blouses Our stock of trimmed Hats is always kept fresh and complete We are showing a very pretty line of Dresser Scarfs L J. McLEAY For free sample bottle write to The D.D.D, Laboratory, Department L.H., 23 Jordan St., Toronto. For sale by all druggists. JAMES RICHARDS Machine Shop, etc. Near Steam Laundry Box 432 Automobiles, Gasoline Engines, Steam Ploughs and Threshing Outfits General Repairs Work of every description Satisfaction guaranteed Bartlett on Argyle Ave. FOR seven-roomed semi- modern house, centrally located. Good terms. Apply 41 Argyle Ave. 114-6 FOR new eight roomed house with bath, light, water, large cellar and furnace, on easy, terms, with immediate possession: Central- ly located, two .minutes walk from Central School. Apply to owner on the premises, 630 Coutts Street or Box 0, Lethbridge Postoffice. 115.-6 FOE residential pro- perty, rents per month. Price Good terms. Alberta-Realty Co. 115-0 ACRES OF WHEAT LAND- Close to Taber, for sale, ranging in price from up. Stewart Mat- thews Co., Ltd., E. B. Tainter, Local representative, Taber, Alta. 104-27 FOR million acres land on easy terms. Small cash payment and half crop payment for balance. We are general agents at Lethbridge for the Canadian Pacific Irrigation Colonization Co., and can furnish you with full particulars regarding their tract in the famous Bow River Val- ley reservation. Apply to the Can- MISS .H. A. DEMPSEY Bachelor of Music (Trin Univ Teacher of piano, organ and theon principal.of the piano dept.. Let! bridge Conservatory of Music. .Pi pils prepared for all examination! For terms address Lethbridge Coi servatory of Music, or residence cor Arbyle Ave., and Bartlett 8 Phone 244. Notice To the Brothers of the Indepeader Order of Oddfellows-in to the: Public in NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the Independent Order of Oddfellow is not in affiliation -with the Max Chester Unity or the Canadian Ordc of Oddfellows or with Any other Oi der name and that members of these-latter 01 ganizations are not entitled -to an: fraternal recognition, from- member or lodges of the I. O. O. Pi Attest: J.W.MITCHELL, O.E.TISDALE, Grand Grand Secretary, 112-6 Apr. SO 1909 adian Real Estate Co., 9, Bryaai Block, Theatre, or Box Alta. over 387, Office Room the Eureka Lethbridge, 111-6 FOR African Scrip. Ap- ply to