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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHIMIDQC DAILY HERAL0WECNC8DAY, DECEMBER 22, 1109 MC ft Ml MM trrtaf rMMraM MM. Bflrkw. I TO? I dlda! WMt to pvt iln, I Ivor ftw Wr.w Mrs. llTti Mftr "Ok. ihrt frUndlr MMligfc. Tn }Mt that to I OMd to bir tilipliMi ft vii uaUmJUd tad I wratdnt going to drvg wttfc my nickel. WM M lundy that I UMd to go oftwi. She feftd nraoh to say, but I tiked tor one dar bow liked doing ber own work, Hid fee wouldn't utod it If toe had to tnd tbe door, t dldnt think tbe remark taettal. u I been three ttnm Uwt dar." the didn't mean anything. I atwayi fovnd bar vary wiWnff to do ifor "That's tb4 way I far tome one. One day I ran. in to see if bad her coal going and whan I It wait I aaked ber to let me put a pot on and tare ray gas. Of cooree I offered to help ber any time. Thank she said. 'Perbapt you won't mind letting baby go to mar- ket with you; he's fretting to be out of doors I want to bake "'Oh, I though I don't baby eaba, Til take him along.' I did and ihe acted very hateful afterward." "That Hke MM. com- mented tbe caller. thought the had reft- to be mad. I left ber baby hi front of the grocery while I went into the market and ac I wont out at the oth- er door I forgot the child. Anyway. I "1 Dldnt Until She It didn't hurt him to dt there tike sunshine, and I couitot be expected to remember eYerything with no much on my mind." "When did you remember "I didn't until she asked. I offered to go after him ae soon as I had put my dinner on to cook, though I really hadn't time to go back. Still. I want- ed to do the right thing. Was she satisfied? Not she! She had her hat on in a even stop to wipe the flour off her flew down the stairs as if some one was going to eat the child." i "Doubtless she was worried." "What a fuss about a little The baby hadn't cried much.., A" little crying is good for children. Well, was real frosty with, me for a time. But I don't bear any malice, so one day when she was baking I asked her to exchange pies with me, since it is not much more trouble to bake two pies than one. Her pies are awfully are mine, for that matter, though I hate the trouble of inakiag 'em- "She had some unexpected company the next week and so she asked me' for a pie. I her one I cot from the bakery." "I don't wonder "Oh, it was a good enough pie, aad I didn't feel like bakicg that day. "I borrowed some eggs of her ft long i time ago when they mored Of course I Intended return them at once, but somehow it slipped aiy mind. As socn as I did think of those eggs I rushed right orer with a special trip. "VVaa she grateful? No, I should say not. Sbe said I bor- rowed the eggs when they were 50 cents a dozen and returned them irhea they were 15 cents, and that I ought to pay tbe difference. 'I didn't borrow money.' I toM her. 'I borrowed here trey are.' 'You ought to make up the extra cost of the eggs you got of she said. 'I never knew that a dozen egjrs was more than a dozen I an- swered, putting them on table, 'and they are the last thing I'll ever borrow of "'Thank goodness! They are cheap at that said the spiteful thing. "I haven't been inside her door since then! Neighborly, Daily HIGHWAYMAN CAPTURED Identified as Will He Is Innocent East St. Louis, III.. Dec. j Clark, who was last night identified by Conductor M. P. O'Brien as the highwayman who killed motorraan E. Saturday, was landed in prison at Belleville today for safe keeping. Clark was returned quietly to the police station after identifica- tion. Mayor Cook ordered a special loco- motive on the Louisville and Nashville road and Clark was put in the cab for the journey to Belleville. The prison- er Is 22 years old. He maintains his Innocence of the charge. MacLeod Bros. Calgary and Lethbridge Opposite the Balmoral Hotel, in the New Alberta Block KIL THE GREAT CLOTHIERS MacLeod Bros. Calgary and Lethbridge Opposise the Balmoral Hotel in the New Alberta Block THE THE sound and sufficient reasons we are conducting one of tke most genuine TAKE-'EM-AT-YOUR-OWN-PRICE SALES tkat tkis city kas ever seen. Our over-flowing stock makes it imperative tkat we sell quickly; we are expecting tke new fixtures for our new store to arrive at any time now, and we need tke room for tkeir installment, Tkere is anotlier and ketter rea- son, kowever, for putting fortk tke REAL THING in bargain offers. We are anxious >to get ketter acquainted witk tke men of Letlikridge. We are are desirous of tkem knowing tkat we carry a kigk-elass and UP-TO-THE- MARK GRADE of Furnishings, and tke motto we conduct business under is 4'Tke Reasonable Price and tke Square Deal." We know of no ketter time to kecome acquainted tkan tke Holiday Season, and we know of no other- time when bargains, are better appreciated. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SO RARE AN OPPORTUNITY-BUY EXCELLENT CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. in the desire to give yois sc tation in saying is rsmarkably rare. For BOX SUGGESTIONS For the real thing in Xmas presents you cannot do better than pick out of these articles. They are sensible and useful gifts for gentlemen. Neckwear. 25c.? 35c, 50c, 65c, and 75 c. Mufflers, padded, silk lining, 60c, T5c, 90c, Silk Handkerchief Mufflers, 25c, 50c, 65c, T5c, 90c, Silk Handkerchiefs, 50c, 65c, 75c, Soc. msthtag that you will rememberas by wa are making a ktiiilrsg In a grads cf siiits which we have no hesi- FIFTEEN DOLLARS we are of-ferisig a selsct tins cf the Brca'divay Brand whch at any other seiss for ar.d per suit. This is a rars grasp it. Heavy Winter Overcoi Here is a chance you should jump at. Even s'ic-j'd you not require an overcoat this year, it will be good speculation to get one for net year. ton Ai! Fur, Fur-Lined, and a variety of others. We can truthfully say this is the most essltent oppor- tunity that will present itself to you. We have a few ganuine beaver, overcoats which regularly sell at which for this week only will go at Fur-Lined Coats, the best quality of genuine Haddesftefd Eastern rat lining, and No. 1 Labrador Otter Collar, which usually sells at this week only, as a hcliday bargain, they will go at XMAS BOX SUGCESTJONS The excellence of quality in comparison with ths price of tiiCSG artistes makes hsm par- ticularly alluring, and they are strictJy up-to-the-times. Gloves, fur, silk and fleece lined, 91.2-5, and S3.00. Fur Gauntlets and Mitts, and ing- and House Jackets. tip to Both Hobes, Silk Suspenders, in fancy boxes, and FURNISHERS TO MEN WHO KNOW LETHBRIDGE CALGARY OF A VETERAN rw. "Aad lid you MM to thto toft ton eeaiitUar UM iffttti oU Iftdy ft! SJM Mt SJsV ier ehlehea ft ftoN ei asflk the forth rail "TMI took Jibe ordlawy tramp." i Mil wtth "Vftdfttn." he deetared, raTenowty ftt- the sandwich, "I am net a Hobo, i MB a nun with a pftst. Once whole cities bowed dawa ftAd worshiped I was a Mom." about it I MM help you to regain what you tort." the kindly. j "No. he hopeienly. -tt is too late. But I don't mind you abort It although K U a Mtter tale. I vac center gardener for the old Red Legs, madam. In the when Pop Anderson and Broutbers and all ot old heroes were prime." I A tear dropped from his eye and 'soiled down Mi grimy cheek. j "The world was rery rosy then." went on washing down tbe last of .the sandwich with a swallow of milk. was all floral horseshoes and silver for me, and whenever I trot-' out la a practice heat I got the ;glad band and the merry yell. I had picture in all the papers and I had million! carrying my sweater and help- Icy me on with my coat. I was a top- notch sticker, too, and whenever I came up to the pan the fielders got way out and the pitcher cent 'em IB to keep me trom lammin' 'em on the note for a homer." i "I don't knof I she said. "Lammin' 'em on tee nose for a hom- er means putthV 'em orer the pick- eta for four he explained, making It all clear. "It was eaay for me In those days, ma'am. When I swung at one everybody breathed hard and waited for 'em to go over the fence and hunt for It, The ump always sot ready to tons up a freeh one when he saw me at the pan." i "But how did you come get i down on yow she interrupted. i He sighed and thrilled with a rush i ot emotion. he said, "I am coming to that soon. I remember the day as well as though it WM yeaterday. It j bright and sunny and everybody was limbered up and shooting 'em through. We was th' old TTtica Blues. They had four to our i three, and it is the last half of the ninth. We was on the flrin' line. I j was up at the plate. The cheer I got wtoec I grabbed the willow and dusted mr haads sounded Mke Caesar comla' borne trom Oalway. I stout my teeth aod piokvd oeA a in the feaoe to Mod tt orer." line grew intereateL "The Blnee had'put 1m a new linger I to the serawny college kid tnxn New Haven. I siced him up for a glass am and wect In to WU Of mrst I lammed ftt it with plenty of steam; but ft skidded In close to my alftU and I felt th' wind of it In my i shirt. The nut I hoard was thump of It In the catcher's glove an4 the ump I :1 surprised, and so was th" I bleachers. Bat 1 knew it only took: i one. It came sailing along as big a football, and I figured on drivin9' It through th' seorwboard and Imoclcin'v i down somebody on th' street with it.. But just as I swung at it it blew out j to one side about a yard and dropped. in th' catcher's glove with a thud. then somebody Jn. -th' bleachers hol- lered: "Take him sold th' I game.' i "Madam, that mace me a desperate j man. All of my future hung on that next balL It came bobbin' up like a bunch of bananas a string aa' I aimed for its nose an' let j He "wiped his eyes with the back of hie hand, overcome by the recollec- tion. I "I ffgured on Mttla' It on thr trade- mark, ma'am, as honest as I'm you this sad story. But it shot up about two inches like a boy sittln' on a hornet, and I just popped up a little foul that the catcher gobbled like an elephant swallowin' a peanut, madam. I was out'of. the battle an' th' TTtica Blues trimmed to a sowsle." I Another big tear rolled down, his I cheek and he sobbed cctmilslvelj: "Something broke loose In th' bleachers then like a den of lions fresh he continued. "They came down through 'th' wire nettin' and fell on me in bunches of 20 or 20. They thought I sold 'em out, those miillygrubs I'd helped to fly three bat- tle flags they thirsted for the police, but before they came a pop bottle got me oa tbe head and I went iown for th' count It fvas a crime, ma'am, th' things they did to me. "The police pried 40 or 50 'of them off my scalp, laid me on a door and six of 'em carried me to the hospital. Taey sewed me up In a couple of hours and I was six weeks on a bed. When I got out I was sic exclaimed. "Yes, 'm, he repeated. "Canned! Extinguished! Bushleagued! Chased! Fired! And all because a col- lose kid from New Haven sent 'era crooked from th' firin' line. We never used crooked ones in th' old days, ma'am. They was new to me. Up to that time I was s. hero but just occause I fell down that once and didnt deliver tbe goods they shot me down th' chutes." He strode thoughtfully down the road and the sweet-faced old watched him sympathetically. "The poor old she ex-' claimed. "I wonder what battle it ANOTHER AUTO VICTIM Toronto, Dec. Gunn, president of G'Mir.s. Ltd., wholesale pork packers, was struck by an auto- mobile on Saturday afternoon at Yonge St. and Wilicn Ave. and died Sunday morning Gunn was taking his daughter-in-law and her child to I the Union Station on a street car when he was about to alight to buy I some Christmas toys. As he stepped from the car, an automobile struck j him with such force that it threw him I j to the ground, fracturing the skull. I He was 67 years old. The daughter and child escaped. ;