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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta MOVINC. Hicrukt s ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE, 1. Jut ii Tne 2. Maple Siftr 3. Hirry Up, Please M S O N C3 i in The Songs My Mother Used to Sing PRICES 156 AND 25c THE THATENS Iu another comedy act entitled "A Woman's Wit" Original Funny Wurnelle and Nelson In an Acrobatic Novelty Act introducing Julie Kelson, the famous Norwegian Violin. Virtuoso OAtLV HERALD. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST II, lltt. APPERSON CAR TO BE'SENT FOR NEW RECORDS AT INDIANAPOLIS Lyceum Tent THeatre THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 ONE NIGHT ONLY A melange of Mirth, and Melody. Comedy, Music and Dancing "The Show Girl" One of the brightest musical couwdies ever pre- sented in Lethbridge Peopled with .pretty amusing comedians and good singers Prices 50c, 75c and Seats on sale at J. D. Higiubotham completed, Her. K. Kingston, of L-luutsville cutting hi? field fall wheat which mission, spent last night with Rev. took first prize in Standing Grain1 A. A. Lytle. competition. He expects to thrv-ih j Arkansas City. Aug. noon today a temperature 'of 106 in about August Very nearly all the fall wheat has be-fn cut in this yicinitv and thresh-j the shade was reached here, the hot- insr will be general about th...- 20th. test for several vears. ACTIVITY AROUN'D BARNWELL trr west Banwell has his quar- nearly all broken up. Gang Building Spur Track mate of the Grain Cut -Esti- Cor- the river who are "'already.: raising thousands, of acres of gmin and haul- ing it a long distance. Barnwell School Discrict' ha? a nne inane school. 'Miss M. .Amos has returned after the holidays and school opened on i Aug. I6th. crop crop next. AUJT. 13th. Thi? year's wheat will av.Tage 25 bushels to the jHf has a few trees which are doing j J well. j I. Peterson eigluy-five j [in crop both wheat and Ft 5s all a good crop. He commenced cutt 1 ing about Aug. 6th. What is not now cut is all ready To CUT. S. J. Johnson has 170 of wiieat crop, t.ats and barley. Ajl "are good and It is nearly all cut. He has :i fine jrardwi, with corn, toma- toes and cucumbers. Already the cu- cumber crop amounts to six jrr I and they were never watered. ft haa been calculated That will be about bushels of g 'his year from acres within radius of three mile? of Barnwell. The C. P. R. B. B. gang are building an addition to the Barn- well depot to be used as a freight shed. They have just finished build- ing a loading platform and repairing the stock yards which taive boen lor some .years. Pehrson who live? about BREAD, CAKES PAStRY from the" Bfttilf On Sale at Bradbeer and Co.'s Store The Gooti "Store A. Macdonald and Co F. Johnson, the postmaster ;md j merchant at Barmvell, has; 100 acres in crop. All whett; jand a finV crop. He has about 400! ,acreh of this year's brenldng j for crop nt-xt year. He has a stearn I plow outfit which he used for break i ing.his own land and some for neigh-j bors a total of about 1.500 acr es. i j W. S. Johnson has about- 100 acres! 'in oats and vegetables, j All are first class crops. He has broken yver 200 this season. 'Xext year he will have- about, three I as much it) crop as he has this year. Barnwell district ought to bushels of irrain next year. CAN'T ATTEND MEETING Aug. D'ir- win. President of'the British Associa- tion, will not be able to attend the annual meeting at Winnipeg, The induction of "his successor into office, Prof, Sir Joseph 'Thompson, F. B. s! will be made by proxy; CLARKE CO. The Ladies' Store Phone 453 WE SELL FOR CASH Acadia Block A Most Successful Store Opening There appeared to be a chance for someone, ;m-.l we took the chance. "VVe are more than enthusiastic with the re- ceptiorTVe have received business that is coming to us by way of appreciation. We shall not be In a hurry to get first to make a good name for our store and ourselves. Your interests are our interests and the quality of our merchandise, our store service and fair pricing will always be in keeping with the best traditions of the trade. Under no circumstances will we allow anyone to give you more for your money and by doing things differently. we hope to do Them belter. To-morrow is "Linen Day" in THE INTRODUCTORY SALE Complete assortments of towels, towellings. Hollands, damasks and napkins; sheetings, embroid- ery fronting linptis: five o'clock and lunch cloths, tray cloths and side-board scarfs in plain hemstitched and hand-drawn effects. PULL BLEACHED DAMASK evenly woven cloth in pretty floral de- sicns, full yard and a half 1 ntroductory price 10c PURE LINEN fine quality too, full blenched and two yards wide. Pretty floral and scroll Introductory price .90c ;HEMMED- quality, pure linen. ,-ize 20 x 20, full blenched, fine soft Introductory price TABLE CLOTHS 75 Made of crood weight, full bleachrd damask, size 2 x 2 various Introductory price FANCY LINENS 'A beautiful collection to from in plain hemstitched, hand made Battenburg-and drawn -work. Five O'clock hem- gtitched ,90c to Five O'clock' drawn tb Tray hemstitched or drawn work ___........75c to Sideboard hemstitched or drawn work.........tOc to TWO-YARD Lovely finish cloth, without, a particle of dress- ing, full bleached, 72 "n. wide, extra, Introductory price SQUARE AND ROUND TA- 3UE qualities, wade in 2 1-2 yd. widths square cloths, full oleached, extra heavy Introductory price EMBROIDERY LINENS 40c to evenly woven cloths for drawn work, splendid values at the Introductory LINEN l-2c to -huck g-oodsC comprising some of the best values, we have ever plain weaves and fancy de- signs- Introductory prices heavy cavalry .overcoat.and rode across fthe bridge ori to the' main roa'd or the I rient bank an hour before raidnisrlit. Going was very heavy; so was toe rain; so was tbe He aud bis horse 'made a blurred, laboring shape on the face ol night. BufWs orders were to hasten! and he pushed on at u sharp trot and soon covered first five miles to'the "old wooden bridge, where the road leaves'- the course of the Krath. is carried over the river and strikes northeast toward i trie hills. j this point hi received the first in- j tiination that bis journey was not to be so solitary as he supposed, ft'heti he was halfway across the bridge he heard what sounded like an echo of the beat rvf bis horse's hoofs on the timbers behifd him. The thing seemed odd. He baited a moment to listen. The i sound of his borse's stopped, but the echo went ou. It no echo. He was not the only traveler that He horse with the >pur. Regaining the road, he heard the tim- bers of tbe bridge still sounding He touched bis borse again and went for- ward briskly. He had no reason to socitte felloiv traveler's errand with bis own. but be was sure that wbeii General Stenovics ordered dis- patch he would not be pleased to learn that his messenger bad been passed by anothemvayTarer on the road. But tbe stranger, too. was in hurry, it seemed. Markart could not shake- him off. On the contrary, be dretr nearer, fbe road was still broatf and good. Markart tried a canter. The stranger broke into a canter. "At mny rate, it makes for good time." thougbt Markart, smiling uneasily. In fact, twoefound themselves drawn into a sort of race. On they went coretinc the miles at a quick. trot, ex- hilmrating to tbe men. but strain on their horses. Both wen well mounted. Maifc- art wondered who the strma- ger with such a good bone was. He tamed j his bead, but could see only the same sort of blur as he, himself made, i Part of tbe blur, however, seem- ed of a lighter color than his The man leitli the Ian- dark ovtrcomt tern raited it in the and bay horse air- produced. Markart's horse His rider awoke to the fact tbat he was pound- tag his mount without doing much good to himself. He would see whether tbe unknown meant to pass him or was content to keep on equal terms. His pace fell to a gentle did the stranger's. Hatkart -walked bis horse for half a did the stranger. Thenceforward they went easily, each keeping his position till Markart came The next three miles were done on foot, and'thore before them hi deeper black rose the gate tower of the castle olf Praslok. The stranger had fallen a- little behind again. Now be drew leveL They wera almost opposite the castle. A dog barked from the stables. other 3-nswered from the castle. Two. more took up the tune from the sta-1- bles. The castle guardian redoubled? his responsive efforts. t A man came running out from the stables with lantern. A light flashed In the door- way of the Both Markart and the stranger came to a standstill. The man with- the- lantern it in the air to see the faces of the travelers. They saw each other's; faces too. The first result was to send them into ,a fit of relief from tension, recognition of the absurdity Into which their fliplomatic caution had led them. "By the powers. Captain Markart "M. Zerkovltch. by They laughed again. and we might had a pleas- ant iKfe _< T should hare rejoiced in tbe solaca of your conrersationr But neither asked the other why had behaved fn such a ridiculous man- ner. "And our destination is the asked Zerkorfteb. "You stop here tie Tes. yes; M. Zerkovitch! And 'Tes. captain, yes. My journey at the castfe." The men led away their whfch sorely needed tending, and they mounted the wooden causeway side- tqr tide, both feeling foolish, yet ram ttay bad done right In the Peter Vassip with his lantern. 'Tour business, It wns between and in tbe Ing. They looked srt each ori.v.. quicker, ind, with a courte- ous gesture, invited his companion take precedence; "Private and urgent with :royal highness." "So is mine, said Zerkoritch. Markart's humor was touched again. He began to laugh, Zerkoritch laugh- ed, too. but there was a touch of ex- citement and nervousness in bto mirth." "His royal highness went to bed an bour ago." said Peter Vassip. "Fm. afraid yon must rouse him. My business is said Maik- art 1 suppose yours is, toe, M. ZeikoTitcb T he added jokingly. "That It aaid Zerkoyitch. "Ill rouse the prince. WHJ fol- low me, Peter closed and burred the gate, ibey followed him through the court- yard. A couple of sett- tries were pacing it For, the rest all was still. Peter led them into a small room where a burning and left them together. Side, by side they stood to the fire. Each flung away his coat and tried to dry his boots, and breeches at tbe com.- forting blaxe. "We must keep, this story a secret or we shall be laughed at by ail SJama, ML ZerfcOTiteb." ZerfcoTitch gave him a sharp gtanee. "1 should think you would report your discreet conduct to your superiors, cap- tain. Orders are orders, secrecy The yrinee read letter. to where tbe road forked-on the right to Dobrava on the left to Praslok and B0 Volseni. Markart drew rein and watt-i ed. He might just as -well see where the stranger was going. Tbe stranger came up. and Markart started violently. The lighter tinge of ,the blur, was The stranger rode a white horse. It flashed on Markart that the prince rode a white charger and that the ahimalhniT been the day before. He had seen Markart was about to reply with a i joke when the prince entered. He 1 greeted both cordially, showing, j course. In Markart's presence no sur- I prise at Zerkovitch's arrival. j "There will be rooms and food and. wine ready for yoc, gentlemen, in '-a few minutes.. Captain MarkartJ yott must rest 'here for tonight for'Jour I horse's sake as well as your own, I it being He peered into the j T00r Vin darkness, trying to see the raan's face. The effort was of no avail, Tbe stran- ger came to t a _hiai, and miT a eTr ncit er rno'v "Very -well. You're from his maj- Chen the stranger .turned his horse SJ I head to the left He Vas for Praslok orVolseni. Alarkart followed m He .kncvr vvhy ,be did not fspeak to the stranger, but he was won- "derinj- why on earth the stranger did .not to He went on wonder- ing till it-occurred to him that perhaps the stranger was in exactly the same state of mind, v There was no question of canterfug or Mt a to you. sir." even of trotting Th'e road rose steeply. Tt was looso and founderous from heavy rain." Great stones lay about .dangerous traps'for a careless The horses Jabontd. At the same- moment, with, the same instinct Markart "atul" the stranarcr sir." "The' king-cotncs I 'dare say your affair will wnit Zerkovitch''" 'Zerkovitch protested with an eager- ness by no mc.-ms disccect in tbe pres- ence of a third party, an aid-de-camp Stenovics. "Xo, sir; no. it prince interrupted. man, go to yonr room. I'll come in and bid you 'Good night'" He pushed friend from the room, calling to, Peter Vassip to guide him to the apartment he was occupy. Then he dime- back to Murk- art "Nov. (To bw continued.) ;