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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta .tTHMlDOt, .AITA., TUMDAY, FtiftUAftY 3, Ittt. GEORGE BARR McCUTCHEON, ef COPYRIGHT. 1MM, POOD. MIAO not many ooors little eating bouse iu which tbe rail- road OJCD matched tbeir meaU at they went through, tbe widow opened a book and news stand. Her waa ou tbe floor above tbe stand, aad u was there she brought her Urtle giria to womanhood. Good looking, baram scsram Daye Cable saw Cole- inau one evening as he dropped la to purchase a tiewspaper. n u-ns at tbe end of June, Iu 1876, and the country wag Jn tbe of excitement over tbe first news of tbe Ouster waaeaere on tbe Little Big Horn river. Cable was deeply interested, for be seen Cugter fighting at ttie front In the sixties. Frances Colesian. the prettiest girl be had ever seen, sold him tbe Newspaper. After that, be seldom went through Albany without visiting the little book shop. Tempestuous, even arrogant In love, Cable, onoe convinced tbat be cared for her, lost no time in claiming her, whether or no. lu less thffn three months after the Custer massacre they were married. Defeated rivals unanimously and en- viously observed that the handsomest U reman on the ro.-ul had conquered the most outrageous little coquette be- tween New York and Buffalo. As a matter of fact, she had loved him from the start: the others served as thorns with which she. delightedly pricked his heart into subjection. The young husband settled down, re- nounced all of his undesirable habits and became a new man with such sur- prising inddennestf that his friends msrrriad aod-derided. A year of happiness followed. He grew accus- tomed to her frivolous ways, over- looked her merry whimsicalities and gave her tbe -full length of a free as be called it He was tented and consequently careless. She t coaiod under toe and In nee resentment believed tbe worst of him. Turmoil succeeded peace and meat, and In tbe end David Cable, driven to distraction, weakly aban- doned tbe domestic battlefield and fled to the far west, giving up home, good waxes and all for tbe of freedom, as it was. He ignored her letters and entreaties, but in all those inoutbs that he was away from her never ceased to regret the impulse tbat had defeated him. Nevertheless be could not make up bis mind to go back and resume the life of torture ber jealousy had begotten. Then tbe unexpected happened. l> letter was received containing the com- mand to come home and cart for hte wife, aud baby. At once David Cable called _a halt .In bis demoralizing ca- reer and saw Hie situation plainly. He forgot that she bad "nagged" him to tbe point where endurance rebelled; forgot everything but the fact that be cared for her in spite of all Sobered aud conscience stricken, he knew only that she was alone and tolling; tbat she bad suffered uncomplainingly until the babe was some months old before ap- pealing to him for help. In abject hu- miliation he hastened back to New himself every of tbe way. Had be but known the true situation be would bare been spared tbe pangs of remorse and this narrative never would bare been ten. Ktlas Droom jwrrU :icross IM Uttar of pipers and books with shaky polite eyes, -almost as tkt spider who with vrlly but InsidhHM decorum draws guileless into bla web. If ooe pained muster iu tbe aetiassv tlon of tbe iBcotnprebcniibJe DTOOB IM was permitted in due aeaaon to paaw through a second oppressive looking door and Into the private ofike of Me, James Bauaeme'. attorney at law solicitor. It may be remarked at thi early that, no matter loaf or bow well one may bars Droom, one seldom lingered to ID commonplaces with him. wai tbe most repellent personality nable. When be smiled one scious of a shock to the tern; when be so far forgot to laugn stood there was a illnstrstien of tbe word be spoke one was ai 'that he had ears. Banacner knew but little of tfcfc freaUeiL indirUnal's bttaty; else had the temerity to his past or to separate it from hit fu- ture, for that matter. Once ironically asked him why be bad married. It was a fall minute the other, lifted bis eyes froin the of and by that tfane aa> in full control of bin paaeiev. "Look at Would any woatai marry a thins: like This was said with swcfa terrible ear uestness tbat BuoseoMr took cars er to broach tbe subject ajala. He saw tbat Dream's baart was not all steel and brass. Droom was middle Hit lank body and cads venxatsgo were con rtrarrted on principles not geiieralljt-ae- credited to nature as it applies to men. When erect bis body swayed as it were stubborn reed determined to maintain its dignity In the face of tbe wind. He did not walk; be glided. His long, square cbiu, rarely clean shaven, protruded far beyond its nat- ural orbit Indeed, the attitude of the ebln gave one an insight to tbe greedy character of tbe man. At first glance one felt that Droom was reaching forth with his lower jaw to give greetingVj with bis teeth instead of his band. His neck was long and thin, and his turndown-collar was arieast-two sixes too large. Tbe aose was booked and of abnormal length, the tip coming down over tbe short upper Up and broad moutb. His eyes were light blue and. .so, ..iiitenge.. tbat he., was .'never known to bltnit Topping them were deep, wavering black eye- brows that met nbove tbe nose, form- ing an ominous, cloudy Hoe across tbe base of his thin, high forehead The crown of his head, covered by long. RamWir.g Reveries BY A DREAMER LOVELY WOMAN. is the ladies' age. There no mistaking that fact, and in spite of fat? she is going to play no seconc liddeLin'the near future.-' The ladies, bless 'em, can do anything" nowadays but fish and already they arc wonder- fully proficient in mat art as suckers are concerned. The lady-.never-says-.-'can't except when she means won't, and when she says ''I you can bet your neck she to if she has to sell the fam. >ly bible to do it. The woman of to- lay is a different being from the wo- Tian of fifty years ago. The shrink- up, trembling, weeping heroines ;of Thackery' and Dickens have disap- peared. It is better that it is so. For my part I prefer the Becky Sharps to the Amelia Sedleys. Not only has the .woman of today shaken off those old -weaknesses, not only she assumed a stern independence, which lo some is well night disheartening, ut tfhe has made her determination" known to the waved it defiantly in our faces in the shape i of certain signs and symbols which have a tendency to add emphasis to DR. WOOD'S NORWAY PINE SYRUP jBROTHERHOOD OF 8T. ANDREW U an oouoaa. BRONCMITU of THROAT LUNO8. All th'j most serious Affections of the throat, the lungs and the bronchial tubes, iu the beginning but eokb or coughi. Too much stress cannot be bud on this uot and neglect to cure the cold very oftei wuses yean of suffering_and in the eat "Consumption." Dr. Wood's Nor way Pioe Syrup combines all the lung heal virtues of the Norway pine tree with otuar absorbent, expectorant and soothin) medicines of recognized worth, and is abso IwrsjleM, prompt and safe. Mr. J. L. Purdy, Millvale, N.8., have been troubled with a. turd, dry cough for along time, especial- ly afc night, but after having usod Dr. Wood's Norway Syrup, fo: a few weeks, I find my cough has Isf c me. To auy person, suffering as I did, I can any that this remedy is well worth a trial. I uot bo without it in the house." So great has been tbe success of this wonderful remedy, it is only natural that numerous persons have tried to imitate it. )oa't be humbugged into taking anything Woods." Put up in a yellow three pine trees the trade mark; rice 25 cents. MEETING OF WESTMINSTER GUILD There was a fair attendance at the thing: A wommi cun shopping and save at least a hundred dollars in spending fifty. Oh, indeed, it is wonderful how much the. aver- age woman can save when she goes shopping." It is, really! She saving. She would gladly spend five dollars for the mere pleasure ,of say- rig "fifty cents. Then, she. can make fancy work. It is simply. wbnr derful what the average woman other side of tbe glass panel. It was whispered in certain circles and openly avowed in otbers that Ban- sealer's bafttoess was not the kind which elevates the law. IB plaia hii methods were cuuaUued to debase the food mid atatotoa ef the land. Once insido tbe door of hfc gnlce and a heavy spring always closed it behind one-there was quick eTtteace that the lawyer lamentably dbrafarded the Tirtoes of prosperity, no DMtter now vtbey had been conrttd and won. Although his la and oat of the courts of that great dry bore the mark of AMsonor, be was known to have nude) Boaey dor- laff the ten years of hto OBTMT as a moabar of bar. PoMlhly he kept bis oflsce shabby and nnclema that U might lu touch with the tfiBMctioM which bad their aorbM bttth UmUe the frtaij walla. Than was M spot or cener In tho two small rooms that comprised bis "chambers" to wbkrb be cooM point with pride. The floors were littered with tbe walls freasy aad bfdoekad with nota- tfcM, doevmoott aadpklufos; the wbv dows were amoky and MttaM; tN chwt't dost bore erety of IttUe lese appalllM tf sos- oMse was tho elaik tTo Droom grinned diabolically he re- scaiit. smnds of Iwir. was of the type known "rptrenrlng and pointed." The forehead nin upward and tack from the brows almost to a point, and cloxvn from tbe pinnacle bung tbe veil of hair, just as if be bad 4raped.'it'there witb tbe same care he have uaeil In placing bis best bat 11 [ton n peg. His buck was stooped, and the high, narrow shoulders were bunched forward eagerly. Long arms and ridiculously thin legs, with big hands and feet, tell the story of bis extremities. When he was on bis feet Droom was more than six feet tall; as be sat In tbe low bucked office chair be looked to be less than five feet over all. The men .bad In-eu classmates iu an obscure law school down In Pennsyl- vania. Bansemer was good looking, forceful nud young, while Droom was distinctly his opposite. Where be came from no one knew aud no one cared. He past thirty-five when be tu- tored the school, at least twelve years the senior of Bsnsemer. His appearance and attire proclaimed him u> be from the country, bat bis sophistry, his knowledge of tbe world and bis wonderful insight Into human nature contradicted his looks Immeas- urably. A conflict or two convinced his fellow students that be was more than a match for them in stealth and cuuulng if uot in dress and deport- Ellas Droou) hail not succeeded as a lawyer He repelled people, growing more and more bitter against the world as bis struggles became harder. What little money be !iad en atone knew he by It- dwindled to nothing, and be was ID ac- tual squalor when later Baooemer found blm in an srtlc in Baltimore. Even lit engaged tbe half starre.1 wretch to become his confidential dork the lawyer shuddered find almost re of his action j HOME INFLUENCE The home influence is either a bless- ing or a curse, either for good or for evil. It cannot be neutral. In either 'mighty, our birth; going with us through life, clinging to us in death, and reaching into the, .eternal world. .The specific influences of husband and wife, of parent and child, of brother and sis- ter, of teacher and pupil united and harmoniously blended, ..constitute the home influence. Like the calm, deep stream, it moves on in silent but over- whelming power. It strikes its roots deep into the human heart, and, spreads its branches wide over our whole being. Like the lily that brav- es the tempest, and "the Alpine flow- :r that leans its cheek on the bosom .of eternal it is exerted amid the wildest storms of life and breathes a softening spell in our bosom when a heartless-world-is freezing up-the fountain of sympathy and It hdldi theJempire of the heart and rul- es the life. OUT habits, too, are formed under the moulding power "of home. The "tender twig" is there bent, the spirit shaped, principles implanted, and the. whole character is formed until it becomes a habit. The gray-haired father who walks in the second infancy, feels the traces of his home in his spirit, desires and habits. The most illus- trious statesmen and eloquent min- isters owe their greatness .to the fos, tering influences of home. Napoleon knew "and felt this when he said, "What France wants is good mothers, and you may be sure then that France will have'good sons." ;egular nuking of tiii- W.-st-jiinster Guild last evening, and those who were present had many new thoughts presented to them in a new way. 'After singing "AIL Hail the Power of Jesus' and prayer, Mr. Gor- don-gave a short talk asjan introduc- tion to the study; of the Book of Acts He pointed but that the old testament is the vehicle of Divine, revelation, arid, that, just'as a wise, teacher-leads his -pupils. :to more advanced know- ledge, so God gave the Jewish peo- ple more revelation of himself as they were able to understand it.-. In dealing, -with; tiie Book of Acts, he; contrasted style with that of Luke, and gave- several reasons for believing that Luke from the data given him by''eye-witnesses of. the. events, wrote both books. In these writings Luke showed how the gospel had grown from the be- till ii reached Eome. There were -many questions and much discussion as the talk proceed- ed, which helped to make the meet- ing interesting. Miss Tilney reported that Miss Jessie Macdonald had consented "to be chairman of the social committee a-nd the meeting unanimously ap. pointed her as Miss Tilney's succes- sor. The meeting-closed with the bene- diction. The next meeting promises to he of more than usual interest. Miss. Bruce has secured Mr. Asquith. to give a talk on more es- pecially from the soldier's view point. Conftr.net Held at Edmonton, February llth-2lit, The Edmonton chapters of the Brotherhood '6'f St, Andrew are mak- ing pood progress towards insuring the success of the conference to be held in their city. They are outlining a good provisional programme and have the different sessions and list of speakers mostly completed.- The Yen. Archdeacon Lloyd, of Prince Albert; Rev. Canon Webb, of Calgary; Rev. C. Carruthers of Lloydminster; Mr. H. Davidson, oi Moose Jaw; and sev. eral other prominent churchmen of the West. The Western travelling secretary of the Brotherhood, Mr. J. A. Birming- ham, was in Edmonton recently and gave the local men valuable The Edmonton Opera House has been secured for the mass meeting to be held on Sunday aftercoon, Febru- ary 21st, and the All Saints' Church school room, which has recently been considerably enlarged will be used for the different sessions. The railway companies are offering liberal terms to delegates, or the return journey for a single fare plus one-third; 100 or more, the return journey for single fare. -It is essential that intending delegates should purchase a single fare ticket and also procure a standard conven- -ion certificate from the station agent before boarding the train. Failing to do this they will 'be unable to bene- fit by the reduced rates. Delegates expecting hospitality are -equested io send in their names to he S. Young Imperial Bank, Edmonton, at the earliest pos- iblfi date. It is hoped that the conference will >rdve itself a blessing to the Brother- hood in this Western Country, and be great benefit to the work that is Christ's work, and so should, be un-J dertaken by all men willingly and, joyfully. I HEAD OFFIOE-BRYAtf P.O. Box 387 UthbrMft, E. T. McGREGOR, MANAGEB i We by ui Sell Fim Lufc us1 City Prtferty We Write Life, Fire id tto- fat btwiKe ml Ctirt Hstey aiy part tW GIVE US A CALL WHEN IN LETHBRIDGE A SOCIAL FLUTTER Curious Incident Reported from Ot tawa Toronto, Feb. 'World' pub. leshes the foUowiug under the 'Otta- wa' is just now talk- ing about an incident of the festivi- ties'of last-week, which threatens to cause a readjustment of the whole system of according favors to the. so- cial set of the Capital. A- certain lady had been denied the privilege of attending the opening of Parlia- ment as one of the guests invited a seat on the floor of the Senate, but male friends interposed so far .as to secure a seat for her, much to the annoyance ..of the society who forthwith decreed that any fur- ther interposition of the lady into the presence of. the state dignitaries must be prevented at all hazards. At about nine o'clock, when the Vice-Regal party were entering the Red Chamber, the Usher of .the Black Rod discovered the lady "and called out in audible touea, Tut" that woman out. She then passed in with the throng and when her was handed to Sir John Williams he refused to announce .her. She passed on and made her abei-: sance. Their Excelliences were indignant and ordered than an investigation made to discover by what -sunepti. tious means the vice-regal ostraciser was overridden. REGENT BOSS IN.CHJNAV: London, Feb. to the Times from Pekin decides "thai- iince the death of the Dowager-Em-- Press it has become increasingly evi-: dent., that the government in :.the' hands of Regent and of the 'Manchus and that the palace is; becoming a hotbed oi; party faction. This ia despatch says is reflected in whole-- sale impeachment by censors whose-; accusations :seeni to be: ately levelled at every, official per- son whom-they choose-to attack. PLEADS FOR KAISER handcuff queen at the Lyceum tonifht. 43 B Author of New Book Says He Was Not to Blame for Kruger Message Berlin, Feb, Furestenon, which is read by the Ernperor, crown prince. Chancellor Von Bueelow, and other august personages, announces .conspicuously- the coming publication' of a book entitled "William the Sec- which is a strong defence of the> emperor and exonerates rhim: from' the authorship of the iamous Kruger telegram. The ..of the book, Adolph Stein, in a long explanatin states that the telegram did not orig- inate with the emperor, but that it was a well. considered answer by the foreign office to an inquiry from.the tfarisvaal "and "was lii about way of refusing German inter- vention in the South African war. The writer, goes- on Emperor objected to the telegram, but allowed himself to be over-ruled by his officials and for twelve years remained silent and bore the blame, while working incessantly to prevent the worst conseouences of his a.d- visersj blunders. The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THTv MARKET lots north of the Railroad iRiWest ofiatBiiiterii FROM EACH 150 One-third cash, 6 months balance 12 Interest 6 per cent, per annum llbcrti liifi i) iidlPhfitiflB (Lirt WHAT IS LAND WORTH queen handcuff gives you something new nifht this week at the Ly- ceum. JSJI Had Trouble and Shortness of Breath For Six Years. If M Weak Only Welched Seventy-three Now Welt lw One Hundred and Thirteen. Whea you find your heart the bit out of rhythm, ytnr nemi unhingtd, yoor breath short, don't wait antil you an pro. on a bed of Mil- burn's Heart and Nerve Thty'll you in such condition you'll mrtr know hart; a heart. your nerrec strong md your whole being thrill with new life, Wilbttrn'i Heart- and Nerve Pilli cured Mrs. K. E. Bright, Burnley, Out She "I WM areatly troubled, for rix with my and of Ath, I txmld not wnlk eighty with- out resting four or five timet in that liatanoe. I got wwk and thin 1 'only weighed aaventy-threa I docided at to take KWW of MUburn'! Hnrt and erve PilU, and after; Uking eight bojcet ia strength utd weight, and now welfk OM hnndred and thirteem fumade, the WMt I erw wwghed in aiy life. I feel well and ean work M well M erer I did. hewtily thmk Heart and Kerre Pills for it alL" M osntt par box or I bom kr 1.96 at all deafen, or awikd dirwt nwlnt of by T. Mifbvn Ustitad, TowwtcvOwt. In Washington, IMPROVED FRUIT LAND bring, from S500 to per acre. v We call better lands unimproved at to per acre, according to location. You make good jiving pay for the planting and cultivating of your orchard, by growing garden truck between the trees. OR You can have your land improved to a six-year old fruit bearing or- chard, for to per acre. We have experienced orchardists to do work and charge per acre for which includes clearing, cultivating, supplying and planting two-year old trees (your selection) and the subsequent care of same for four years. Do these prices appear high to you? An Apple Orchard in full bearing, yields from 600 to boxes per acre, and nets the grower from to per box, hence if fruit land will yield a profit ef even per acre, thit profit is equal to ten per cent, on or ONE HUN- DRED AND SIXTY PER CENT, on the actual cost price. How many of the best farms, in other countries are netting the own- ers su-.h profits annually en the price tKey actually paid fer the land? We invite comparisons. Do little figuring for yourself. The climate ef THE ARROW LAKE DISTRICT is admirably adapted to the growth of vegetation. The win- ters are so short and mild, that semi- tropical fruits, figs for example, can be successfully grown. The soils of this valley are a com- bination of volcanic ash, sand from the disintegration of igneous rocks, silt from old lake beds, and humus from decay of vegetation. They comprise all the elements necessary to plant life, being from two to three hundred feet in depth, and are of inexhaustible fertility. says tnY New York Wail Street Journal, "are stubborn things and they won't down." .British Co- lumbia possesses lumber resources, greater than all the states of the Union, East of the Rocky Mountains. British Columbia is moreover now recognized as the orchard of the Em. pire. It has the soil, the climate and it wiil have the people. NOTE. Our provide for twelve months in which -to finally se- lect your land. We improve your property, if you wish it. Buy your home now while art low. They will never be lower and will certainly be higher in a .very short time. We do not claim to have the only Fruit in British Columbia, but what we wish to explain, That our lands were personally se- lected by two old residents of the country, who understood conditions necessary for profitable fruit culture, and who were at the time fa- miliar with the climate and soil con- ditions of the country.. That, at the same time our lands were selected they had practically the choice of the country. That our lands were chosen for the purpose of fruit-growing, and was In their opinion, the best obtainable. That due consideration was given; to sections requiring irrigation and those said Tibt to; require It That our lands were chosen, with a. view to irrigation, should it be found necessary, and can be irrigated at a very small expense. That that time it has been satisfactorily demonstrated rigation is not required. That transportation facilities and conveniencesto market were over- looked. That the choosing of land in small isolated tracts where schools and churches could not be maintained, was carefully avoided. That we believe, there are no bet- ter fruit lands in British Columbia, than we are offering'at the present market price. We are not selling on COMMIS- SION. We own our lands and are. interested in satisfying our customers. Write us for full particulars and .literature. The ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS LETHBRIDGE AIxBERTA 'i. ;