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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TMt HTHlHlDOr DAILY MtEALD. TUEJDAY. AUQUTT H HM. VT'--v v y V MAl.TNm V- Do yoor fee to mate it a Great Success SOPHY OF KRAYONIA By Anthony Hope CHtNHSE MINISTER WASHINGTON. Author Of The Prisoner Of The decision was final, und it was de- feat so fur. There was u moment'! si- lence. Markart saw Colonel nod his head almost imperceptibly to- ward Countess Ellen burg. The need and the moment for had conie. Th'e colouel was calling them up. The order of battlftjiad been well considered in Countess EUenburg's apartments. The second Hue came Into action. The countess began with a question, put with a sneev. "Did no other reason for the unwillingness to set out on his Journey suggest itself to Captain Markart what he saw at The king turned sharply round to her, then to Markart he ask- ed the latter. Markart was sadly embarrassed. "Who was at asked the countess. "Mine. Zerkovitch, and her husband for one night and Baroness Dobrmta." Baroness still asked the king. He looked perplexed, even vexed, but again he smiled. He looked at Ste- novics and Stafnitz, but this time he found no responsive smiles. Their faces were deadly serious. "Oh, come, that's not serious. Natural perhaps, .prince has a sense of duty. He'll see that that won't do. And we'll send the baroness a we'll tell her how much we miss her at Slavna." He tried to make them an- swer his smile, and accept his smooth- ing away of the difficulty. It Was all a failure. j "I'm bound to say. sir. that I consider Baroness Dobrava a serious obstacle to his -royal highness' obeying your serious obstacle." said Ste- novics. "Then we must get her away, gen- eral." 1 "Will he let her snapped the I countess. "I must order it if it comes to said the king. "These Tbe countess lost or appeared to lose comxo'l of herself suddenly. "Little af- fairs! Holiday flirtations! If it were only that it would be beneath your no- w111 benefit by a foreign trip. If neces- Tf s more i sary shall cause her to be deported. luted, From an adviser in council be became in a moment a soldier on duty. "1 am about to Intrust to you a duty of great delicacy. I choose you be- cause. short of General Stenovics him- self, there is no man in whom 1 have such confidence. Tomorrow mom ing you will go to Praslok and inform his royal highness that you have a com- munication from me for Baroness Do- brava. If the priuce is absent you will see the baroness herself, if she Is ab- sent you will follow her and find her. The matter is urgent You will tell her that it is my request that she at once accompany you back here to the palace. where 1 shall rec'eive her and acquaint her with ray further' wishes. If she askfc-of these say that you are not em- powered to tell her anything. She must learn them from myself. If she makes any demur about accompanying you immediately or if demur is made or delay suggested from any quarter you will say that my request is a com- mand. If that is'not sufficient you will produce this paper. It is an order un- der my hand addressed to you and di- recting you to arrest Baroness Do- brava and escort her here to my pres- ence. notwithstanding any objection or resistance which any person whatever 'will offer at his peril. You -will be back here by tomorrow evening, with the baroness in your charge. Do It without employing the order for arrest if possible, but do it anyhow and at all costs. Do you "Perfectly, sir. Am I to take an es- The answer to that question was ani- tottsly and aAvaited anx- iously. said the king, "you will. The precise force I leave to your discretioii. It should be large enough to make you White Furniture Co. ,P Can furnish your home, no matter how large pr how small, at a figure that will look as attractive as the furnished rooms. WE SELL ORGANS AND PIANOS Crabb Street Three Doors South of BANK OF MONTREAL FIVE NEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES Five new Presbyterian churches being this summer, one each at Winnifred, Whitla, Seven Persons and Coleridge. The one at Bow Island is the largest and will cost about S2.000. The Bow Island churclx will be opened about the sec- ond Sunday in September. There will be two opening services on Aug. 29. ,one at Seven Persons at 11 a.m. and the other at Whitla at three p. m. JRev. A. M-ahaffy, B.D., St. Andrews Church, Calgary, offic" The church at Winnifred jwill h THE PRlNCrSS FOR WHOM THE INFANTE ALFONSO HIS TITLE AND DIGNITIES secure from hindrance by any act short j opened on the same -day as "that at of open and armed resistance to my JBOW Island. The Coleridge church j commands." wiu opcned ]atcr when finished. It Stafnitz saluted again and at a sign from the Icing resumed bis seat The kings manner relaxed us he turned to Steaovics. "When we've sot her nere is 24x24 with bell tower. The other tower, tice, sir, and beneath mine, than Tbe king started and leaned for- ward, looking at her. She rose to her feet crying: "More than that: While we sit talking here he may be marry- ing that "Marrying cried the king. His face turned red and then, as the blood ebbed again, became very pale. 1 "That's what she and j what he means The fcinff was aghast The second as- sault struck horned-struck at hi? dear- est hopes anfi wounded -his most inti- mate ambitions; but. be was still in- credulous, hands, turnin man to his two counselors.' and have been built by the we'll reason with hear rea- j labor of the congregations. persuade her health j These five churches arc an index of the settlement and the progjessh e j character of the citizens of these i towns. Bev. A- "MacLaren has had.'charge She must be out of Kravonia in three days unless she can clear herself from all suspicion. I'll arrange that the fr 't. i T 'of the mission held from the eastern prince shan t come for his audience un- c til she is well out of Slavna. It is, of "boundary Alberta to Grassy course, absolutely essential "that no from the International Bound- word of this should pass the walls of ary line for about a hundred miles this rcom. If once a hint of it reached north. During the last year the OF IP-COS- -rut DEPARTMENT DOESN'T SUFFER" 'ifrom a trip to Toronto Praslok the task of laying our hands. Grassy, Lake district has been trans- lnonmui u> compare with. Yihertas l A" ion the baroness might become infinite-jferred but Rev. UacLaren still con- W 'P marme and i U'Jf ore difficult" _: at Bou. TMs ________________ fisheries department declares 'the ,gov- The three were well pleased. They r, _ _ tjrmnent will not suffer loss in the had come to fear Sophy, and on that summer 'tne settlerncnt has m-reas I FORMER CONDUCTOR BROWNED i destruction' of the Marconi score alone would be right gladjo see J that missionary students I "the last of her. And when she had have been found necessary to help j station at Glace Bay, which was William .-George used chiefly for experimental EOWVILLE Bowvilk Aug. Oliver j ami son Harry, wwe in Lsthbridge i on Monti :y aft or a sewing machine. P. Bradley had S- A. Wyman cut- ting on if nday, Aug. IS. 0. W. Oliver was cutting oats for -E. Hasfield on Monday. Mrs. M. is in receipt ;i lett-er of her xinele in Mich., telling of a severe hail and wind storm beinff about 3' miles wide, wh'-re small out build- be said hands. They -were and silent- "Captain Markart saw any- i thing to suggest terrible The fire was hot on poor Markart s again. He stammered and stuttered. i baroness seemed to have j much influence, sir; hold a very [.high position in the prince's regard; j be in his i struck in the countess. "She j A. Wyman has been cutting 1 wars the uuifortn of his artillery! this week early and late, a compliment usually for ladies of royal rank? 1 ap- peal: to you. Colonel "In most services it is so. i believe. colonel answered gravely. "But I should never allow He spread out trembling there was a fairer chance tbatiMr. 3racLaren in his work, while he g f rom the vehement w? the prince, too. would go on his travels. znaintains the oversight of the for 16 y.ars a C. P. B. condnc- 1 poses and for the .ending of-trans- J Whether he went after her or not they j larger field. MacLaren reports tor but a butcher of Atlantic messages.- It did not form imploringly, i cared Iittle so he the re- ithe crops cruiting and training at Volsetti were interrupted. magnificent. Again, she was to go before the audi- ence. That was another point The part Of Alberta as was today a few miles part of the government wireless sta He has just returned east of Schricber. ition. ing a relay of horses ac mid-day. Fryer was in Lethbridge 'on busicess one day recently. livery at Blaney it to b itg carried in any by and the ducted ville. 3Vj Oliver and Dolan of Bow- ANALYZED THA j Ottawa Aug. of 222 sam-j pies of tea analyzed by the inland j revenue department no adulteration i was found but 52 of cheaper teas, which sell for from 15 to 30 cents per! not tb- pound, -were found to be below the i you see are that have storms by any Mrs. H. D. Oliver, of Hay Lakt, visited at 0. VT. Oliver's Sunday and reported a sev-re frost in that part "much .damage.' Wheat in this part will be rather late; only be- ginning to turn a little. Aug. is in need more buildings.. If there was a res- taurant it- would be well patronized. satisfactory standard. MONTEREY ON FIRE Mexico City, Aug. reach- ed here after midnight tonight that rhe central portion of the city of .Mon- terey is burning and .that the federal telegraph office is on fire. .All tele- graphic communication cut off. SAVE DOCTOR'S BILLS By eatiug clean, well-cooked and wholesome food at 7- THE ALEXANDRA CAFE The cmh JVThito Restaurant in the city. It costs no jnore than the cheapest place in the city. Wo furnish the best the market affords for possible cost to onr many patrons. Onr jvgnlar three-course Lunches-ami Dinners 25c. 30c. 35c. 40c. 4oc. aiid 50c. full line of. Vegetables and Dessert N. H. MURRAY, Prop. CornerHRound and Dufferin Streets without my "It might be invalid, sir, though there's some doubt about that, bur it would be a fatal bar to our German project Even an influence short- of actual "S e means uinrriatre. I say, The was quite rudely- iinpntientof her ally, which was very artistic. "An ambitious and dangerous 37ie. colonel rose to his woman She feet and has taken ad- vantage of the favor the king showed her." if J asked the king. Stenovics shrugged bis shoulders. "Of-course there would be said be. The king looked around- "We must get her away from Praslok." "the audience remained, they bad improved their chances. Per- i. haps Stafnitz's brain "was already busy j with the possibilities of ihis mission and I his escort The latter was to be large j enough to make him secure from hin-'j drance by any act short of open and armed resistance to the king's com- j raands. If it were Impossible, as his majesty obviously considered, to con- template such resistance-it was evi- dentiy no less impossible to reckon what might happen as a consequence of It king rang his bell impatiently. "I want my draft again. I'm very tired. Is there anything else which need detain us As he spoke, before Stenovics could answer, Lepage came in with the draft The valpt wore 5.n tmassiiHy de- mure and uninterested expression. is one other matter, said Stenovics. The king paused in the act of drink- ing.and listened, with his glass in his hand, Lepage stand ing beside" him. "Tour majesty just now impressed on us the need of secrecy as to what i passes between these wails. I think, j sir, you would insist on the same thing-! with all who serve you confideutially. J You haven't asked, sir, how the prince i became aware of the state of your! majesty's health'." i The king started a little. "No; I for- got that It was against my direct or- ders: How was Stenovics kept his eyes on the king. Markart and Stafnitz allowed them- selves to study Lepage's features. He stood the scrutiny well. "The news. sir. was betrayed by a Gold Standard ion OF "Will she jeered the countess, j man within these man in clow "Kot she! Will he let her go? Not her. -I majesty." The king passed his hand weakly his brow. Then he raltg a bell on the 1able. Lepage entered, and the king bade him bring him the draft Natcheff had prescribed for his "NatcheffT" exclaim ed the king. "Certainly not, sir. Another. This man, of whom I had suspicions and whom 1 caused to be watched, went by night to the bouse ef M. Zerkevitch, nerves. Well might the unfortunate isj as you are aware, a dose friend man feel the need of it, between the i if i may use the wordi an adherent countess' open 'eruption and the not less formidable calm of Stenovics and Staf- Eitz! And all his favorite dreams In danger! "She won't leave him or follow her. The woman has infatuated the countess persisted. "Pray, madame, let me said the harassed and sick king. "We must open communications with Baroness Dobrava." "May-1 suggest that the matter might prove urgent, said Stenovics. "Every hour is full of de- clared the countess. Ihe king held up his hand for silence. AT .if the Prince of Slavna. Their inter- view took place between 9 and 10 last night At U Zerkovitch, having bor- rowed a horse from "-the prince's sta- bles, set out for Praslok. He rode hard through the night and reached the cas- j tie, as Captain Markart has told us, In I the small hours of the'nioraing. There j he had an interview with the prince. He left Praslok between j6 and 7 in the [-morning and arrived at ;his .-bouse on the south boulevard by 11. At half i walked up tbe Street of the. Fountain, crossed St Michael's square and entered a small inn "in a little alley behind the cathedral. Here the man I Then he took paper and pen and wrote j speak of was waiting for him. They with his own hand some lines. He Bigtted the document and folded It Hiy face was now firm and calmer. peril to his greatest palace by a circuitous route, arriving haps a sense of the precarious tenure here about 2 o'clock. I venture to say of his to impart to him jthat the meaning of all this Is quite a new promptness, a decision alien to 'olear. This man in- communication were together half an hour. Zerko- vitch then left The roan remained till 1, then came out and returned to the his normal character. "Colonel Stat- he said In a tone of command. The colonel rose to his feet and with Pntslok. using Zerkovitch as his Intermediary. It's for your majesty to 5 (To continued.) to. s Come, And Bring a Friend Sample the Celebrated Jellies, Quick Puddings, Salad Dressing Powder, and Coffee Teas ;