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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX THE LETHBRIDQE DAILY HERALD, 1 BOW ISLAND SOPHY OF KRAVOWA ALBERTA FOR SALE Residential and Business Lots Buy real estate in the most progres- sive town in Southoru Alberta, ant? thereby doable your profits Residential Lots from to Business Lots from to By Anthony Hope Author Of The Prisoner Of Zenda" For terms call or write IT for five to the hiil ou which the castle of I'raslofc stands. Then tt I runs for .'mother tjve miles on a high plateau till it ends at the hill city of house bo feared. iu> lit. tor the Baroness Dobrava. i "I don't know whether I shall come i which muds on the edge of j back Tour the plateau, lookup down on Lake house. shal, Iore i Dobravn- in memory." Mai von Holli'raadt had obtained leave of absence J'rom his legation and plain opposite. Beyond Volstfui there is uo road in Phone 75 SIX IIHB spurn mo HIGH ClOSET HAYR BROS the only cart or bridle j had accompanied the prince to Pros- tracks. Or these the principal and lot. most frequented runs diagonally across The two were friends, having y tastes in common and. not least. the valley iu which Lake Talti lies, to the taste for soldiering Besides hav- interrupted by the lake, at that point about a mile and a half wide, and then ing the pleasure of his company the prince looked to obtain valuable aid meets the road from Dobrava halfway j from Mai in the tusk on which be was up fct Peter's pass and about twenty f engaged. The vounsr German was miles across country from Voiseni It and deijghted with his expedi- thus forms the base of a rough and Ir- j Praslok fcTa primitive old place, regular triangle of country, with tbe j It stands on an abrupt or knob rrtor? -i P.O. Box 27 SIX HOLES HIGH ClOSET STEEL COOK STOVES UP Ludtke Waddell ..m. tu.iuujc. necessarv to build a massive causeway backed by a chain of bills continuous Of wood-an inclined plane-to lead up I am Your Bosom 'Friend We guarantee onr work. Give us a trial with your next bundle. TERMS STRICTLY CASH C. S. FARROW, Manager everywhere except at the indentation of the pass. Though so near to Slavna in actual dis- tance, the country is very different from the fertile river valley which surrounds the capital. It is bleak and rough, a T-7 land of bill pastures and The two rode mountain woods. Its ixwA Cometh- natural features are er- fleeted in the character of tbe inhab- itants. The men who count Volseiii a from the road to the gate of the square tower which forms the front of the building. The causeway has crossbars at short intervals to give foothold to j the horses which in old days were j stabled within the walls. Recently, i however, modern stabVes had been built j on the other side of the road, and it had become the custom to mount the J causeway and enter the castle on foot Within, the arrangements were i qoaint and very simple. Besides the tower already mentioned, which con- i talced the dining room and two bed- i rooms above ir. the whole building. OUR SPECIAL local capital are hardier than the men f strictly conditioned by tbe shape of the hill on which ir stood, consisted of three rows of small rooms on the In one row lived the of Slavna, less given to less ad- dicted to quarrels and riots, bat consid- erably more formidable opponents If i ojound floor once they take up arms. For this rea- prince and Djs guests_ in tbe gec. son no less than on account of their i ond tbe servants ln tnird the devotion to him the prince did well to The ladies were to accom. choose this country as the recruiting in the tower above the dining ground for his new force of gnnners. The prince had been .it Praslok for a week when Sop try set out to join Mm there. At the last moment Zerkovitch room. The rows of rooms opened on a covered walk, or cloister, which can round tlie inner court of the castle. The decided to remain in Slavna, at least j whole was solidly built of gray a businesslike old hill fortress, strong b.r reason of its massive masonry and REPAIR WORK LEFT AT OUR SHOP IS ALWAYS PROMPTLY AT- TENDED TO PROMPTNESS AND SATISFACTION EVERY TIME IP _____________THIS DEPARTMENT A. EASTON Next to A. Macdonald Co. Beside Gray's Ha id ware until tbe court made its promised to Dofarava. Reassuring as Dr.. Nat- cheff was. it would do no barm to have j of the position in which it stood. Con- '.a friendly pair of eyes and ears in the I sidered as a modem residence it bad to capital so long as tbe king remained in i be treated humorously, so Mas declar- residence. Thus rhe two ladies were j ed, and found much pleasure in it from accompanied only by Peter Vassip. j that point of view. The prince, always whom the prince had sent to escort j indifferent to physical comfort and ever them. They set out in a heavy travel- j averse ftom luxury, probably did not Ing carriage at 10 in the morning, reck- htrw much his ancestral strong- oning to reach the castle before even- f hold