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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTMjHIppt, -ALTA., THURSDAY, 4, lOtt. JANE CABLE GIORGC 1ARR NeCUTCMCON. etc. Copyright. by Dodd. Mead Company. scanned from head to foot -her face reddened peretpUtlj. It surprised him to find that the wo more than merely uood looking. Sba was positively attractive! "Xw you a married ho-de- m a tided, "Yes." she answered, M'ith ft ftirtira I {rkince at her companion. "Thla is nay she added. "I see. Where is your "He Is at home, or. rather, at hla mother's home. We art lirinf tbert now." "1 thought you said you were a got- At this time Baosetuer lived iu coiu- of the middle class board- ing booses uptown, and the boy was just leaving the kindergarten for a private schooL Bausemer's calloused heart had one tender chamber, and iu it dwelt the little lad with the fair hair and gray eyes of the woman who had died. Late one -November afternoon jusi before Bansemer put coat to leave the office Droom tapped on the i be door to his private uffi.-e Usually the clerk com 01 tin ion ted wiili uim by signal, a floor button by which he could 'acquaint bis master with tuucn that be ought to know, and tbe visitor in the outer office would be none the I wiser. The occasions wore rare when he went so far as to tip on the door Bansemer was pnzxied and stealthily listened for sounds from the other side. Suddenly there came to bis ears the voices of women, mingled Drooru's suppressed bur always rau- cous tones. Bausemer opened the 'door. Looking into the outer office, be saw Droom swaying before two women, rubbing his hands and snjilinjr. One of the women carried ;i small iu her arms. Neither ehe nor her Companion seemed quilp .-u in the present-? "That doesn't prevent me from hav- ing a home, does she explained easily. "I'm not a nurse, you know." "This Isn't your child, be asked Impatiently. "I don't know whose child it Is. There WHS a new softness In'her that made him hard at her while she passed a bsm.l tenderly over the sleeping babe. "She comes from a foundlings' home, sir." "Its Only a Cold, A Trifling Cough." Thousand! have mid thin when they caught cold. have to cure the cold. filled a, Consumptive through neglect, Never neglect s cough or cold. It can have but one nwult. It tarns the throat or lungs, or both, affected. Dr. Norway Syrup it the inedicioe you It itrikea at very, foundation of all throat or lung complaints, relieving or curing Coughs, Bronchitis, Asth- ma. Croup, Sore Throat, and preventing Pneumonia anil CoanumptiOQ. It has stood the test for many years, and uow generally used thin aver. It couteunft all thrs lung healing of the pine tree combined vmh Cherry Bark ans, irri- and subdues inflammation, ami heals the irritated parts, the and mucous, ami aids nature to dislodge the morbid accuum'aiions. Dim i be j irwtS WlHOinWl WIU1 U an olher jiectoral remedies. voice j the weakened bronchial org; ABOUT GRAIN DOORf. Railway Commission Givit a Lift to tht Grain Man. Winnipeg, Feb. applicants with grievances ap- peared before the Railway Commis- sion, which went to work a little more strenuously yesterday. Oue of the most important deci- sions given provides for future smooth relations between the gram shippers of tlie Wfot and the railway compan- ies in the matter of car doors supplied the shippers when shipping grain. e shippers complained that the companies delayed unreasonably in ing-their frain door bills. The board finally decided that an arbi. pricv of would meet the vqnin-inents, a.id provision was nir.de the prompt collection of this by he pram man. LYCEUM Highest Class Program in the City FARMING EXPERT. pajters have you from tbe foundling to show that j "Mrs, J. Brewsfcer, Grafon. N.S., the authorities art ..us; thac you j winters ago 1 snffenxl se- should have her? is a lot of red i yerely wjt.h bad cold and asthma. tape about such matters, madam." "I thought perhaps you could manage it for me. Mr. Ikinsemer." she said plaintively. "They say you never fail 1 was so bad I could not get tny breath, very often thought I would choke. My husband became much frightened, and got me a bottle of Wood's Norway Pine Syrup and it gave me almost Liistaift at anything yon undertake." He was relief. 1 can recommend it to anyone of tbe lank outer office CHAPTJER IV. ADV to aee an- ucu.-R-ed Drootu. The shrewd, fearless geniu? of llie inner room glanc- ed up quickly and the prolonged, uncannv gaze of bis clerk. Unwillingly his eve? fell. _ "Confound It, Lias! you ever not sure there was a compliment in her remark, so he treated it with indiffer- ence, "I'm afraid 1 cau'r help you." The tone was final. "Can't you tei! me how I'll have to proceed? I must adopt the child, sir, one way or another" Her manuer was more subdued, ami there was a touch of supplication iu her voice. "Ob, you go into court and make application. all." he volun- teered earelpswjy "The judge will do the rest Does linshand approve of the "He doesn't Umv.v anything about It." "I can't tell him It would spoil ev- erything." "ily dear 1 don't beJIeve I understand you quite nearly. Tou want to tht- rhiM keep the matter dark so far as your husband is concerned? May 1 inquire the Bansemer narnraiiy was interested by this lime. "If you nave thtse to listen, I'd like to teU you how it all comes about. It won't take long. I want some one to tell me just what to do. and HI pay for the advice, if it isn't too expensive, I'm very poor. Mr Bausemer. Per- haps you won't care to help me you know-thai I afford to pay very much." "We'll see about taut he said brusquely. "Go abend with the story." The young woman hesitated, glanced nervously at her sister as if for sup port and finally faced tbe expectant lawyer with a of determination in her dark eyes. As she proceeded having the least kind of a cold." to Celebrated Transvaal Agronomist Visit States. Mont.. Feb. Secre- tary John T. Burns, of tlie Dry Farming Congress, has been notified by cable that Sir Wil- TIP TO MR. BORDEN Victoria, B. C., Feb. Borden forged telegram continues to be the sp-isation hi-re and thorp is no let up in the efforts of the Times to extract a full confession from ihe Colonist as to how the extraordinary lapse in thics occurred. Today the former paper says edi- torially: "Bordt-n ought to move in P.irliament for a royal commission to investigate all the circumstances connected with the despatch and pub- lication of the mysterious telegram. Ho owes this duty to Canada if un- der no obligation to his party ia the matter. If leader of the opposi- tion does not consider his reputation' for fair dealing, for honor and integ- rity as a public man in such trivial thing-s, we must perforce appeal to MacdonakI, of Pretoria, one of tbv most noted agronomists in the world today, has left to attend the rmvting of the congress in Cheyenne on Feb. 12 as representative of the Tr.-msvaal. For many years Sir Wil- liam had studied the problem of arid land farming with a view to produc. i ?g in the Transvaal not only a local foo.I supply, but enough "grain for export to England. He will address the congress on dry farming in. South Africa. I WINNIPEG NERVY. Want to- Sell Dominion Lands to Finance Exposition. Winnipeg. well at- meeting of .the citizens expo- sition commission yesterday o receive tho Teport of the sub-com- mittee appointed to further investi- 'ate the feasibility of carrying On he proposed exposition. The chief the attorney general of this province." j embodied in the re- port was .that the exposition be main- the proceeds derived TEMPERANCE NOTES. quit looting at me like that? There> something positively i-reepy In thru stare of yours.'" "Lady'to see you." repented the clerk, shifting about uneasily and then glid- ing away to take his customary look at row of books in the wall cases. this uct-a-j- Out without the usoal cruel impulses, dozen times a day for more than five i There" waif lUfJ j, -tf-aajvafgn-of true-re- mer silently and somewhat disdainfully a study of the speaker. Ha coa- clnded that she was scarcely of cosu- iaon origin and was the possessor of a education- that had been en- larged by conceitedneas. Furthermore, was a person of aelaaa ii Supplied by the W.C.T.TJ. Five more municipalities in Mani- toba have "gone dry." In the recent local option fight in Ontario 20 places had majorities but not three-fifths vote; 27 places de- feated the effort to repeal; in two places repeal succeeded; 23 places years. The habit had so strong that chains con Id not Qave restrained him- It was what he considered a graceful way of dropping out of notice, at the same time giving (he Impression that .he was constantly busy. "Are you asked tbe woman with the in her arms as he crossed into the otm-r office. For a moment Kansemer purposely remained- absorbed in contempla- tion of his finger-nails: then he shot a sudden, comprehensive glance which took in the young woman, her burden and all the supposed There was no uoaor IB uis mind rhat here was another "paivrniry as he catalogued them in his big black book. "I he replied shortly, for he usually made short. work'of'such eases.- -There was ;HH m'.u-b raoney in them at best. "Would yon mind com- ing in tomorrow? I'm just leaving for tbe day." ''It will take but a few minutes, sir, and it would lx> very hard for me to away again -said yonng woman nervously "I'm a gor- .emess a way uptown, and my drys are uo! free." fh-s' yt-rr h.ibrr asked Banae- The word gov- him It njeant ate had to do with -wealthy people at leaat not sbe replied confnaedly. The lawyer looked at her so sharply that she flinebed un- der his gaze. A kidnaper, thought he, with the quick cunning of one who deals In stratagems, lastinctirely be looked about as if to make sure that there .were DO unnecessary witnesses to snare the secret "Come Into this said be sud- denly. "Both of yon. See that we ara not-" disturbed." be added to Drooro. "I think can give you a few min- utes, madam, and perhaps some very good, advice. Be he went on, dosing the door after them. His eyea rested on Broom's face for an instant as tbe door closed, and he saw a par- ticularly irritating grin straggling OB his thin lips. "Now, what is it! Ba aa brief as possible, please. in quite a hurry." It occurred to him at this Juncture that the yoang woman was not par- ticularly distressed. Instead, her ratb- pretty face was fall of eagerness, aM there was a certain lightness In uST tunt pusxlcu iiuii lOf tile moment Her companion was tha older of tbe two and qnlte as prepoa- aesaing. Both were neatly dretasd. and both looked as though they were or had been breadwinnera. If they had a secret It was now quite trident j to this shrewd, quick thinker that It was not dark one. In troth; was I beginning ;to feel that something mis- j chlevous larked in tbe attitude of the vlaltors. i vant to ask how a person has to to adopt a bfihy." was tiuement ia the features, and yet there was a strange strength of purpose that puzzled him. As her story progressed he solved the puzxie. Sbe had the strength to carry out a purpose that might further her own personal inter' i-s-ts, but not the will to endure sacri- fice for the sake of another. Her sls- rer was larger and possessed a reserve that might have been mistaken for deepness. He felt that she was hardly in sympathy with tbe motives of the younger, more volatile woman. "My husband a railroad engineer and is ten years older than the nar- rator said in the beginning. "I wasn't quite nineteen when we were married, two years ago. For some time we got along ail right; then we to quar- rel. He commenced is in a hurry, broke in the older sister sharply, and then, repeating the lawyer'a worda, "Be as brief possible." There was a world of reproach In tbe loot which greeted the speaker. dently it was grievous disappoint- ment not to be allowed to liajtr orer the details. she continued half pettishly, "it all ended by ids learlng home, job and everything. I had told him that: 1 was going to apply for a diTorceT For three months I never heard from "Did you apply for a asked the lawyer, stifling a ysrwn, "No. sir, I did Dot, although be did nothing toward my support" Tha woman could not reaiat a slightly co- quettish attempt to enlist Banaemefa sympathy. "1 obtained work at St Luke's Hoapital For Fogndllnga' and after that aa a governeaa. Hut onea a week I went back to the asylum to see tbe little ones. One day they brought in a beautifully draaacd a girl She was found on a doorstep, and In the basket was a note asking that sbe be well cared for. With it was a hundred dollar bill. The moostti I saw the little thing I fell In with her. I made application, and they gave me tbe child with tha nndar- stsoding that I was to adopt it Ton see, I was lonely. I bad toea lltftg alone for nine or ten. montba. Tha au- thorities knew nothing of my with Mr. Cable-lhafg my David Cable, Tbe child was about a month old when 1 took bar to fcfc mother, whom T hadn't seen JB moatta, I toid Mrs, Cable that aba The dear old iady- OM; carried the by-law by three-fifths majorities. The Illinois Issue says if all the saloons that have Jbeen closed in the United States since January 1, 1906, were placed side by side, counting 25 feet front to each, saloon, it would make a solid row of saloons more than fifty-'miles long. "NOTHING TO ME." 'Tis nothing to the. beauty said, With a careless toss of her. pretty head: v "The man is weak who can't refrain From the cup yon say is fraught with pain." It was something to her in after years, When Ixer eyes were drenched with burning: tears, And she watched, in lonely grief and And started tread. to hear a staggering ly-financed by j from the sale of a block of Domin- ion lands estimated at 250.000 acres The reasoning which-.led to this pro posal was that as the prairie provinc es have no available .resources for such, purposes and arc largely depend- ent on the Dominion government for their funds and that objection might be raised to the granting of a large subsidy from the consolidated revenue of the Dominion, this block of land should be set apart for the purpose. SEVENTEEN DEAD. Birmingham, AlaT, Feb. teen men are dead as the result of an explosion in No. 2 shaft of Short Creek mines, of the-Birmingham Coal and Iron Co. today. Five of the dead are white and 12 negroes. The ex- plosion .occurred -just before noon, .thought to have been caused" by a windy shot. .The mines are about ten miles west of Ensley; fersi- The Handcuff Queen Who wiU be Nailed up in a Box Tanight by a Committee of Citizens and Make Her Escape the battle waa won.77 pauaad Mt of breath, her.face full of "And he asked, once In- terested. Be "It's nothing to the .inother said; "I have, no fear that my boy will tread The" downward path of sin, and shame, And crush my heart and darken my name." It was somiething to her when, her only son From the path of life was early won, And madly quaffed of the flowing bowl, ruined body and shipwreck- ed soul. 'It's nothing to the merchant said, As over the ledger he .bent his bead. 'I'01, busy today with tare and tret; have no time to fume and fret." It was something to him when over the- wire A message came from a funeral dmnken conductor the train- wrecked RELICS--OF LINCOLN. Chicago, Feb. belong- ings of Abraham Lincoln will be ex- hibited during: "Lincoln through the consent of Frank Login. Moftt and that came JThe famous old fawn-colored shawl is one. This wrap, fringed and soft- ly striped, has touched no since Lincoln wore it. Another valu- able memento which Mr. Logan owns is-the simple black frock coat which Lincoln worn the. night he was shot, OM who held tbe infant Ban- felt blnwir fettlng anary. irawtt it r be do. of count." answered, that tbe Javryer turcd. His wife and child were among the slain. "It's nothing to the young man cried; In his eye was a flash of scorn and pride. "1 heed not the dreadful things you tell; I can-rule myself, I know full Twas something to him when in-pri- son he lay. The victim of drink, life ebbing away, As he thought of his wretched child and wife And the mournful wreck of his wasU ed life. Is it nothing to us who idly sleep While the cohorts of death their vi- gils keep, Alluring the young and thoughtful in To grind in their midst a grist- of sin? It is something for us all to stand And clasp by faith our Saviour's hand; To' learn to labor, live and flfht On the side of God and changeless right In Washington, IMPROVED FRUIT LAND brings from to tlfSOl per acre. Wa sell better lands unimproved at 9iH to per acre, according to location. You can make a food living and pay for-the planting and cultivating of your orchard, by growing garden truck between the trm, OR You can have your land improved to a alx-year old frutt bearing or- chard, ior to 1328 per acre. We have evpsriancact orchardists to do this work and charge per acre for same, which includes clearing, cultivating, supplying and planting two-year old troas (your solVctibn) and tha aubaoajuont cart of same for four Do thaao prices appear high to you? 'An AppH Orchard in full bearing, yitIda-'from MO to bokas par and-nets tho grower from 11.00 to 02.00 .par box, henca if fruit lapd .wil I yield a profit of' even OoWOC par acrar that prafit ia aquaf "to ten par cent, on 06.0M.OO or ONEJ HUN- OREO AND SIXTY PER CENT, on tha actual coat priea. How .many af tho :boat -farma In other aite Batting -tho own- profits v annually tha prica tKiy actuaHy paid for tha land? Wa invita Oa a little fifuring youraalf. The elimat.i af THE" ARROW LAKE DISTRICT is admirably adapted to the growth of vegetation. Tha win- ,ters are and mild, that semi- tropical fruits, for example, can be successfully grown. The soils of this vallty a com- bination of volcanic ash, sand from- the disintegration of igneous rocks, silt from old lake beds, and humus from the decay, of vegetation. They comprise all the elements jnecsssAry to plant life, being from two .ta three, hundred feet in depth, and are of., inexhaustible fertility. says the New York Wall Street Journal, "are stubborn things and won't down.-" British -Co- lumbia possesses lumber resources, greater than all the -.states of --'the Union, East of tlie Rocky Mountains. British Columbia is moreover now recognized as the orchard of the Em- pire. .It has the soli, the climate and it will have the people. NOTE. Our contracts 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 are Jow. -They will never be lower and certainly be n if her in a very short time. not claim, to have the only Fruit Lands 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 same time fa- miliar, with; the climate and soil con- ditions :of the country. at- the sarne 'time' iands 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 not 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 That since that time it has been satisfactorily demonstrated that ir- rigation.- is ''not-Vrequired. That transportation facilities and conveniencEsto were not over- .K That the choosing of land in small isolated tracts {where schools and churches could not be maintained, was-carefully avoided. J ;That we believe, .there are no "ter !fruit lands in British Columbia, than we are offering at the present market We are not selling on SiON. We own our lands and are interested in satisfying our customers. Write us-for: full particulars and literature. LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA ;