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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta (HE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HIHALD, TUEtDAY, AUGUST 81, If NOTICE Thanking. tlie public for the credit given to cafe for-quick .first class meals, I wish to state that of. the Castle Hotel has the complete management of the kitchen and dining room of this high class restaurant using only white help. Hence we can further guarantee 'the public better service than ever. Sincerely soliciting'your patronage, I remain, Your servant, V. RODGERS The King Edward Restaurant .The Place to (jret a Good Meal 21 Meals Board and Room a week Candies, Fruit, Cigars and Tobacco Round Street Next Lumber Yard Meals for i: 25c. Take car to the Standard G-arage and .have' it washed and polished f It adds to -the life as well t as the appearance ot a car to keep it clean Good Meals Full Courses See what like at i J The Standard Garage Co, i Phone 343. Wood St. North City Market 1 Chow Sam Co. I j c. P. R. POLICY IS I TO DEVELOP. CANADA THE Vice President McNicol Interviewed in Regard to Proposed lines in U. S. New England Restaurant DELIVERS THE GOODS -Try and ask for something oiir Cook can't give you. New HU1 Block We are still serving the usual GOOD MEAL CUE 'Seattle Wash., Aug. D. 'McNi- colT. vice-president of the C. P. R- made the statement here last night that his company has no intention of building a line to- Puget Soound as long the present tariff agreement Northern Pacific proves pro- fitable. Mr. McMcoll said it is the policy of his road to develop Cana7 dian territory and it is not their pur- pose to invade the United States. He said that while the Canadian Paci- fic secured entrance to Chicago over the Wisconsin Central, the latter is an independent road. He said also he knew nothing of the mysterious North Coast Eailroad, now building west from Spok'ane and that as far as he knew it has no connection with his company.- Don't Wait (ret Quiet Service and First-class JVienxi at MEALS 25c. FORD STREET Next to Post Office Block LETH BRIDGE CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC AND COMMEICllL COUfGE J. George Harper Director RE-OPENS MONDAY, AUGUST TUFF'S BLK.. Opposite the Barracks. SOPHY OF KRAVONIA Author Of The Prisoner Of 'J wish 1 kn-ew the safest way to fallJ" thought Le- page. He pulled the mattress up on to the sill of the window and waited. There was no sound now but of Markarfs -stertorous breathing, but presently the measured tramp low came, passed, turn- ed and passed a way. Le- page gave a last tug at the fastenings of his rope, threw the end out of the window, took the mattress and dropped It v e r y c a r e f u 11 y as Straight down as he could. The next moment, in spite ot Sterkoff. some- body had left the palace. Why not? The runaway was aware that the king was not really suffering from influenza. He could spend an evening at Slavna without re- proach! "I wish I knew the safest way to thought Lepage, dangling at the end of his rope. It swayed about ter- ribly. He waited awhile for it to steady feared to miss the mattress-sbut he.could not wait long or that measurecl tramp and that dark figure wo'uld come. There would be a sudden spurt of light and a report- arid what of Lepage then v He gathered tis legs up behind his kuees. took a long fell. As luck would have It, though be landed on the very edge of the .mattress, yet did land on it and tumbled forward on his Bbaken. but with bones intact. There was a numb feeling above bis nothing worse than that He drew another long f-Teavj' and imttrtrnm fin IS- He MTCD or elfht But no! Hwvy mat- tresses, falling quickly, make a Lepaffe. too. bad come down with a thud, squashing bidden air out of Interstices of the mattress. The silence of night will give -resonance to gentler sounds than that, which was as .though a-giant had squeezed his mighty sponge. Lepage on his numb fcnees listened. The steps cume. not measured twvr, but, running. The dark figure cams running around the corner. What next! Nest the the spurt of light and the report! What of Lepage then? Nothing, so far as Lepage and the rest of humanity for certainty- fcnew. Of that nothing, actual or possible, Lepage did not approve. He hitched the mattress on to his back, bent himself nearly double and, thus both burdened and protected, made for the river. He must have looked like a turtle scurry- Ing to the sea lest he soould be turned over and'so left for soup in due ssason. "Who goes Halt! The; turtle scurried on. -It was ne moment to stop and discuss matters. The spurt of report! There was a hole in the mattress, but well above Lepage's head. Indeed, if hit at was not most likely-to be hit itt the head. That vital portion of him was tucked away too carefully. He presented a broader aim, but the mat- tress masked him nobly. There another northwest corner of the mattress this the mat- tress on the river's edge. The next instant it was floating on the current of the Kratb. and SterkofTs sentry wag indulging In some very pretty practice at it He hit it every time until the swift current carried It around the bend and out of sight The whole thing seemed strange and rather uacanny to the sentry. He grounded his rifle and wiped his brow. It had looked like a carpet taking a walk on its own account and then a swim! Superior officers might be ac- customed to such strange" phenomena. The sentry was not He set off at a round pace to the guardroom. He did not even stay to notice the white rope which dangled in the.air from a first floor window. Had he stopped he would have heard Markart's invincible, drug laden snoring. Lepage had separated himself from his good friend and ally, the mattresa, and dived under water while the sentry blazed away. He welcomed the car- rent which bore him rapidly from the he renc-bed tbf main road south i 'turned up it. heading asaiu for Slavna i ami for .the bridge'.which crossed the i South river. lie passed the bridge I without being challenged as the cathe- dral clock struck midnight from St. Michael's square. The worst of task was accomplished. If now tie could find Zerkovitch! But he was sore spent Running was out of the, question now. slunk slowly and painfully -along the south j boulevard, clinging close to the j of the gardens, seeking the shelter of the'trees which overhung them. 1 Draggled, "dirty, infinitely j weary, at last be reached j house at the corner wherp the? boule- 1 vard and the Street of the- Fountalm j meet He opened the garden gate and j walked in. Spent as he :was. he breathed j a when be saw a light burn- I ing in the hall.' He staggered on. ranf j the bell fairly fell in a lump out- side the door. j He had done well. He, a man of I peace, busy with had done Swell that night! But he When Zerkbvitch opened the door he found little more than a heap "of dank and dirty raiment He hauled It in and shut the door. He. supported Le- page into the study, sat him by the flre and got brandy for him to drink, potir- Ing out full half a tumbler.- Lepage rook it and drank the better part of It fit a gulp. "The king died at 5 o'clock, M. 2erko- he said. He drank the rest, let tin1 tumbler fall, with; a crash. 'In the fender, buried his head on bis bretut nr'd fell into blank HP was out of the battle as Markart, who slept the clock o'clock? It was certainly odd, that story, because Zerkovitch just returned frotn the offices of the immediately beforp be leff he had sent down to the foreman printer an official communique to be inserted in his paper It was to i the effect that Captain Mistitch and a j gunrd of honor of'fifty mea would I Slavna next mornipjr at 7 o'clock I for Do bra VP. to ;be in readiness to re- j ceive the who made tnngnin- cent progress and vos about to proceed to bis country seat to complete bis con- Captain Mistitch and a guard of hon- or for f Dobrava! decided that hf would If-possible ridp ahead of i them to is. part of the way.'-But first be called his old house- keeper and told her to put Lepage to j bed. "Don't worry about anything be says. -i He's1 raving." be added thoughtfully. i But poor Lepage raved no more that night He', did ..'not .speak-again, till, all [.'was over. He had done his part j '5 o'clock in the morning Zerko- 1 ieft Slavna bidden under a Sack i iu'1 a carrier's cart. 'He obtained a i corse at a high price from a farmer {thrpp miles along "the road and .thence ..nt for the castle at his best speed. I Captain Mistitcli. charged with i ..'.iiitz's careful instructions, set out I vvitb his guard of honor along the same to Dobrava to await the arrival of the king, who lay dead in the i palace on the Krath: But since they started at 6 and not i 7. as the official communique led Zer- kovitch to suppose, be dad an hour less i to" spare than be thought. Moreover, they went not fifty strong, but a hun- j two the hour and j the made as soon as Ste- j povics and ftafnitz learned of Lepage's j escape. A Jarge force and a midnight march would have- aroused suspicion in Siavna. The general did what he could safely do to meet the danger which the escape dan- ger that of the king's death might N> carried to Praslok before Mistitch anri his escort got there. WEREN'T ACQUAINTED WITH THE ACT 11 Board of Conciliation Makes Report in Fort William Case MOVING '1C URE.S. ADVANCED 7 VAUDLVILLt Ottawa, Aug. their re- port to the Minister of Labor, the Board of Conciliation and Investiga- j which inquired into difficulties j at. Fort Wiliam, 'which caused ser-j ious disturbances two weeks ago, said it would appear that the strike would i not have occurred had the' emplovefs i i been aware of the provisions of the, Lemieux Act. As soon its pro- i visions were inade known workmen! immediately availed themselves of the services of the Board. .Employees called for an incrc-aso of wages and abolition of the bonus system. The Board in its report finds that unskilled labor, such as is affected it: this case, commands about 20 cents per hour. Its report recommends that wages paid laborers employed in the-C. P. R. freight sheds atrFort William should 20 1-2 cents per hour for day work and 23 1-2 cents per hour for night work, these rates to be effective from Augustus. Be- fore the strike the men received 18 and -20' cents. Respecting. liv- ing at Fort the Board finds that it compares favorably other cities both In the east'and west. As to the complaint of the employ- eps that they were subject to harsh treatment" by the foremen, the Board was not furnished any "evidence in support of it, and' received assur- ance of the company's officials that they would not tolerate any" unwar- ranted treatment of men if same were brought to their attention. Board advises men's representatives t''. make complaint in writing to the proper authorities should anything of nature occur in the future. The Board also recommends discontihu- ance of' the bonus system and bo- nuses earned to August 18. ,be paid within one week, and the company have given their consent to the pro- posal. Concluding its report, the Board finds that in looking into the matters brought about the trouble between the'company the employees that ".no proper demands were made by the The men -left work without notice, which serious- ly freight handling at this port, causing big loss to shipping and mercantile interests of the country.. "We have tried to impress "upon thf men the seriousness of their action in this respect and we are pleased to note n ther statemtsnt referred to them they, realized this and that they 1. Thec U The mammy r 3.-'Bewitched v SONG: Iu the evening, by the moonlight, dear.Louise PRICES i5c Wilson ff Wilson In a Big Musical Comedy Act' The Thatens In another riy sketch Dutch Servants." Little Teddy, iu comic songs NOTICE The Dakota Pool Room On .Ford St. opposite Postoffice, formerly man- aged, by -il. Murray has change'd hands and will hereafter be managed by Fred Langley, form- erly of the R. Wallace Cigar Store. He kindly in- vites his friends to call and see him and assures them a choice line of cigars and tobacco to choose from. Yours, FRED. LANGLEY will participate in no such action in It is probable that adjustment of the dispute will be reached on the basis of the Board's recommenda- tion. WILL REBUILD London, Ont., Aug ager Gartshore, of the McClary Man- ufacturing Co., announced today that the destruction of the company's ware house at Winnipeg would not inter- fere with business and that building would be rebuilt. OUTPUT OF COAL IN C. B. Sydney, N. official report of Dominion Coal Company's output is 9091 tons .made up of- 6073 tons from mines and tons "fronT banking stations. The. output for ]Sro.3 colliery and Ko.14 banking-sta- tion has not been sent in up to last evening and the quantity- obtained from these sources of supply is more an estimate than anything may be more or less. Saturday being- pay day the output generally was as- usual considerably reduced. w., 1909- Expert teachers in all branches. Class and private instruction. Cliorai, String, Orchestral and Dramatic Clubs in connection. The Menu-at Tlie lltierto Restaurant is" as extensive as any in J tKe city. '4 Open day and night. 4 Everything in season. 4 "The king died at five o'ciocfc, 31. Zer- kovitchP' he said. dangerous neighborhood of the palace. He came to the surface fifty feet down stream and made for the other side. He made land a quarter of a mile be- low the palace. Ah. it was colder on the road there than struggling wfth the cold water! But his spirit was not quenched. He laughed again, a trifle hysterically perhaps. In spite of Ster- kofthe'was spending the evening outl He set his feet" for too! Nay, be ran. for warmth's sake and be- cause of the sentry might even now be reporting to Sterkoff and, through him. to General Stenovics, The thought brought him to a stand- still again. There might be a cordon of sentries across tbe road! After a moment's hesitation he broke awaj from the main road, struck due south and so ran when be could, walked when ho must two miles. He was getting terribly tired now, but not he was feverishly hot inside his clammy garments. He turned along a country cross road which rankest and passed through a village, leaving the Hotel de Paris