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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, December 5, THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEKALJV Pace 5 Big Land Opening of high class landlady for, homesteading. This land is practically level free from -rock; alkali and fine water, good road to town; mie Come q nick and get choice.' Ytni "can lease stock land cheap. ,v i Scott Coleman Land Co. Office Over Bank BIG Mont. GLYJV STREET MEA1X 612 Glyh St. (Close to Duff Addition.) FRESH MEAT POULTRY AJVD FISH ._ _ V DAILY QUALITY GUARANTEED' Givers- a trial and -you -will iiav.e no .need to .Custom- ers will receive Ordei-s.-deliyered at any address. :V'. dpirefed at any ar PHONE 1248 J THREE DAYS IN A VIIMGE TRAMPS By COUNT LEO TOLSTOI [Count Toolstois 'last work, "Three Days in a presents a terri- bly realistic picture of everyday con- dittonsln rural. .Russia today.. Tliougii written but "a little while before his- death, these sketches bear the. indi ita'bie stamp of his genius, and are ev- idence, that the great mind .of t greatest of Russian writers maintain- ed its poise to the very last, just as his great heart was to the last true to his gospel .of love and self-sacrifice. But a few days before the.: Count died in the; lonely Jittle'hut on the Russian plains, the Russian government seiz- ed every available copy of. "Three 'had; been published in pamphlet form. ..So it Days in a Vil: Jage" -presents ..truths .unpleasant, to the powers that-be'in the, empire. The Hgrald -herewith.presents a translation of the "First "V Inro our has about eighty '.homes, day after .day coine six .to twelve frozen, -starving and tattered wayfaring men in search of lodging for the night. ill, spiritual realization, noxiu of aii of the 'brother- s so deeply root- ed in; the, numerous Rus- sian 'peasantry; then in spite of 'the 'police. (of "there are. so and wiiose number foe increas- ed in the these homeless men, ,in. tHeir despair, would have long ago the .houses of the rich and killed' those who stand in tneir path. 'Our own, house '.is visited daily -by ten ,.to; fifteen, men. I 'hail hardly, risen from sleep the other -day, wheiuilya Wassilyevitch (Tolstoi's mah-pf-all-work) announced The Band of Coldstream Guards CONDUCTED BY LIEUT. MACKENZIE ROGAN, HON. ..-J "LONDON Has Made a Series of Magnificent Gram-o-phoiie Records lor the PROGRESS AT EDMONTON Edmonton, Dec. .3. Street .railway receipts for the month of November totalled as against 31. in November, 1909. The number of, passengers carried was as .compared with in November MACLEOD WHEAT GOING TO ENGLAND Macleod, Dec. F. Gradv, pre-" sklent of the Macleod Board of-Trade, received a letter this week from.. J. .Bruce Commissioner Im- Winnipeg, -asking him .to forward to of A'l- "berta'lled Wheat th'at won prize at the Seed Fair here recently. The letter stated that the wheat would .be sent to England and placed on-, exhibition there- -iT.he .wheat re- ferred to weighed the bushel and secured 95 points out of'a possible 100 at the fair; This will meariv.much to-the-town, --the world sample of wheat in 'coining''from leod In responding to the toast on the prosperity 01 Macleod at the ian Association's banquet on. Wednes- day night, Mayor Fawcett- said that he'.had received a letter from John 1-rerron, M. 1J., .for Macleod, saywg that- Macleo.d will most assuredly have a aiew post office by the begin- ning of .W12; as it has been granted in the parliament. _ VERNON TO HAVE COUNT TOLSTOI AT SIXTY- MODERN Y. M. C. A-! extremely filthy, they seek the con- stable. In order that these may Customs receipts for Xovember in the- Edmonton office totalled as. compared with- a total, of in November, 1909, an increase of 51 per cent. Stamps sold at -the Edmonton Post .Office increase in agregate value ev- ery montb. The proceeds from sales during November last was SS.200, as against a total of in November, an Increase of 31 per cent. Fire did damage to the -dining And sleeping stores building in the passenger yard of the C. P. R. at Mon- treal, Vernon, Dec. Graham, of the Vancouver T. M. C. A., assist- ed by twenty of the leading business men of .Vernon, canvassed the city on Friday and Saturday for which was required to! remodel and equip the old High School as a'branch of the Y. M. G. A_, and to pay the salary of a competent physical director. Up to noon. of. Monday the sum of had been pledged, and no dif- ficulty- is anticipated in raising the other S500. The 'building will have a modern gymnasium. reading room, assembly room and billiard room. The work of remodelling- the build- ing will commence "immediately, and it is expected that it will foe ready for occupancy January 1st, Standard Furniture Co. FURNISHERS-- Show Rooms 324, 6th St. South. Phone 483. would direct special attention at 'present to our extensive line of Enamel and Brass Bedsteads Springs and at tresses Winnipeg' Conches, Spring and College Cots, Camp Cots and Imperial Divans There is not a "better display anywhere. All the most interesting patterns embracing all the newest and most popular designs. AND INSPECT riot starve or freeze to death on the streets, the -constable brings them to the doors of local residents. But the constable calls only on such resi- dents as are'peasant's. The constable does not take the wayfarers to the landowner, who besides his 10 living rooms, has dozens of unoccupied, plac- es in his office, in his stable, in the laundry, in the servants' hall and else- where; nor dooes he take them'to-the priest, or the'deacon, or to the mer- chant; no, he takes them to the p' santy whose entire family live in 'one room, 16, 18 or 24 feet square. And tiie ncist not only gives this ill-smell; ing, ragged filthy stranger a-night's lodging, but asks the wayfarer to break bread with him also. "When I sit down to an old peasant said to me. "I can't help in- viting the stranger. The meal would not taste right if I did not.'' And, of late this goes on every day throughout Russia, A vast army (growing larger every year) of gars, cripples, people banished from, localities by the authorities, helpless old people, and principally laborers out of work, is found living (being sheltered from the cold and wet, and feeding) by the aid of the hardest- working and poorest class in Russia village peasantry. We have asylums and workhouses, and in the cities there are municipal "Five tramps; at the porch. "Zliere-is on the ta- it to .tnem.' llya Wassilyevitch gives out the al- ioted "five kopecks for each man. Al- most -an hour passes. I step out on the, porch., A .frightfully ragged little literally fail- ing man with a sick- ly face, with swollen, furtive bows low, and; addresses "Ex- "Did', you not.-get1'your share? "But, what can. 2 do.witn a 5-Jcopeck piece? Put j'our- your Excellency; have.' the goodness' to take a loo'kl your glance, sir." He. points "Your Excel- with every; '.word, but his face is. "Where can I go? What can-1 the same to each, live He.drops to his knees. I beg Mm to .leave, me. "But what I kill myself? Tnat is the. only: thing left for. me, please, I give twentA- kopecks." He leaves, of -.bitterness. There are. very many such persist- ent ones. .-.They look upon the wealthy not as men seeking to save their souls; -by giving alms (as-.did the beggars- of but-as and thieves of workihgmen. mattei-" hovf stable our civiliza- tion may Henry George, "destructive forces-are already devel- Not.iincthe in the wilds of cities and in -the are ibein trained these -will do to-our. civilization .what the Huns anc the- Vandals had .done to ancient civil- this "prophecy .of Henry -George of twenty years .is being-" fulfilled right now, bef-ore oar own eyes every- where, but with particular" vividness in 'Russia. These records, made i by the finest band in the world, are absolutely unsurpassed for richness of tone, precision and masterly execution, Purple Label Each No. TITLE Colonial "Marcli Past of the Lancashire Czardas Coppelia Walker; ;No. TITLE1 "The Marseillaiae" and J: the Ktog." Softly Awakes My -Samson -and Delilah ...Satnt-Satns __ by Sergt. Hawkins) Coronation Bells Partridge Wellington March "_ ______ Zeble Shepherd's Dance" (Henry ...German Hear these records at Dealers. Over operatic, mstTumentai and comic specialties to select from. Samples -by mail on receipt of price and lOc. for postage; icrlii BERLINER Victrola CO. LTD. MONTREAL 1 Tomorrows chapter of '.'Count Tol- stoi's last work is entitled: and Death." PARKER SAVED FROM THE GALLOWS .Ottawa, Dec. the: eleventh nour. tiie cabinet council today saved Kobert Parker from the gallows at JBellexalle tomorrow morning. His sentence was commuted to pen- al servitude for life. Parker was found'guilty last Sept- ember of the murder of Wm.'.Masters, near Tweed, in April'last. -He was sentenced to be hanged tomorrow morning, but in view .of the fact that the evidence was almost entirely cir- cumstantial, the sentence was today commuted to imprisonment for life in Kingston penitentiary. Mr. K Gus M. P., of Belle- ville, who defended Parker at the trial, strongly urged .the Minister of Justice to give Parker the benefit of tae doubt. FOR SALE BY Piano Go. Conservatory Building, cor. 5th Ave. and lltti St. S., Lethhridge Phone 765 TRAGIC END OF "BUFFALO BILL" Alleged Abductor Slew Himself With Revol- ver in Jail Cranbrook, Dec. 4. The man Moore, better known as Buffalo J- R- Davison, secretary of the unfortunate father had his soul on its' .journey to' the Undiscov- ered Country." Death pays its .debts, but, by all. accounts there few people in the 'Windermcre country, who will sleep the easier now that there shall..be no judicial investigation of the episode which lead up to the self- destruction of Buffalo Bill. PUBLICITY AGENT FOR ft ED DEER Red Dec. Green and tne-.-Executive of the Trade have made arrangements with A WOMAN'S BACK. Not One Woman In Twenty Has a Stong Back. The kidneys are to blame nine times out of ten. from 'the Winderinere country, who was charged with the abduction of a little girl, the daughter 'of a neighbor of his, and who- was pursued with vengeance through the length of the Kootenay valley and' run down ulti- mately ac Macleod by the Northwest Mounted Police an-d brought back here for trial, has met with a tragic end by his own hand in the jail at Athal- mer. Bill, by his escape, raised t-he whole country on his trail. The Indians and others traced him from point to point until he made a point near EI- ko- Elere, it is said, he abandoned his piayed-out horses and such was the strength of the man that it is said quite seriously that he packed cjamrose Board of assume the office of. Publicity Commissioner of Red Deer for. Mr_ Davison has made a great success of his work in Camrose, and the executive have every confidence 'that he will give valuable- service in Red Deer. .TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The Public Works Department jias completed plans for" a new be- tween the" Sappers; ibrid- ges at Ottawa, to cosOSiOOjOOO. The Ontario government has re-ap- pointed- Prof. W. G. governor of the School'of Mining. S. Eruberley, a- resident' of Newfoundland, was hunting in'. the' woods, and accidentally'.shoe himself, dying in great A bad man shot up the Crescent ho-v tel ibar at Rossland, .was then himself shot in the. groin by the Chief of Police. A verdict of accidental death was returned at Hamilton- Thomas Cain, who was found dead on the G. T. R. line; of age) either on his back or in his arms right through the Crow's Nest Pass and over the mountains to where the police found him. Beyond a doubt he was a man of giant .strength. He j was often known to pack a whole deer on his back for twenty miles and many another feat of the like j kind is attributed to him. When he fell into the hands of the Northwest men he was almost 3, wreck from the labors of his escape from Windermere and his spirit seemed crushed and broken. He crumpled into a nervous wreck and dreaded the result of the j trial for his offence. He stated while I charitable homes. In all these insti- j When the blood isn't properly filtered tutions (btiildings with electric light, the poisons that ought to be off inlaid floors, clean attendants well- by the kidneys are sent br.ck through lying in the local jail here that if he i paid attaches) thousands of helpless e system, and it's hardly to be wondered .were imprisoned he would be dead in v.o vjj. Doan's Kidney Pills are a specific for all kidney troubles. They begin by two months. He was taken up the valley to await trial before Judge Wilson and was to have been defended j by A. B. Maedonald, of this city. j pared with that vast army (whose i expelling all the poisonous "matter from j The morning before the intended; number unknown must be appalling i thc kidneys, and then heal the delicate trial Bill managed to get hold of the and lame backs come to people -of all kinds are being cared make life miserable. for. But the number thus provided for are as a drop in the ocean com- who are wandering all over today begging, and are cared for, not by any institutions, but by the village peasants, impelled by Christian membran_es and make their action regular ing to take up this weighty burden. And as all truly good deeds and natural. .Mrs. A. H. Jr.. McCreary n belonging to Constable Ten- nant, who had left him in charge ot sonic young fellow. On his return the Man., 'years ago last -constable demanded the return of the spring I had a very severe pain in the gun, but Bill simply pressed its muz- small of my back. "When I would rise it zlo to his heart and blew his life out. seemed as if my back would break. Mv i It is a. gruesome bit. of tragedy and rtn_0 kidneys were very badly out of order, to deepen the dark tints of it, just done, the peasants do this unceasingly! and j have to get UJ) thrce or fou; b f %iu commjfctcd suicida ]lis Jeld. not even noticing that they are good. While they are doing something "for their own they are doing something of tremendous sen-ice to Russian society. Were the wrath of taeae not softened by the times during the nipht. I took one box of Doan's Kidney Pills and they eS a cure." effected Doan's Kidney Pills are 50 per pr 3 for at all dealers or mailed direct on receipt of price by the T. MiJbum Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont. Ii; ordering direct specify "Dc-anV iest ciiild, a young girl, was taking some stock over the Sin- clair trail, east of Sinclair Springs, when the animal she was riding grew fractious and either .by Hinging her out of the saddle or by falling on her, inflicted such injuries as resulted in her death just about the time that the ;