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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 5. IHIIITHBRIDCI5 PAtLY HBKA7.P PACK KLBVF.N Prize .Winning. Stories In The Herald Contest 4 on Actual of the Dayi of tMtt. SMILING PETE By M. Wifgiiw, Win- ner of Second Consolation Adults I'ulor Smiley lit :i dgar- liad bought a team 'of :korses, a _ and and ulirted on kli long tlrlre over the Old Dull trail from J'ort Benton lu Fort Macleod. Tke jrsat brawn prairie hid away on all aides of Mm floor, croaied here and there with Valley for but to A iin IUUOB, put' trwvr l" I-BW tcnlmenl, apparently foreolful of tha ,ollth tne gweet M1 fact that he was u prisoner ami lnomed.up M the mile. on the following morning he. tried for Md Hg. hlU h.-isc-theft. i Ilia Belly Hirer at the "Just niy luck lie inured. jftor a amfflingly endlessijtlTe; "Always knew it woide" como to this. I ed at l''ort Macltod. 1 Enesi 1 should tavo west A hld OTm, u" "ut Mm Col; Jled bore, ut Macleod.''- With this he ulnaed his- eyes and to all apMwrunces (ell asleep, but in reality his thoughts were going kauk i in-ar the last five years of lllc. 1'otev Smiley, generally known an liim a walcoma to tbfi west. But Spiling Peto had not lllnd Mauliod. "Top mftny atoudii for hs "tnd too many Col. Irvviii hid him t.) "Smiling was not mi old man. i a homestead near Fort V.'alsh, There was not a gw hair 1n his majs twenty-five miles Irom the present oi curly eyos were Creek, and this, Smiling Pete with youth, aud amhil.lou. But Ulj face had decided to do. wa dlatancn or twelve hundred I away. At last, after fruitless efforts miles. This trip had taken fourteen to drive .them away, he had taken ilayu, so our hero had had .unplj time i Rome of.them and broken them to the to make tho acquaintance ot Ell on -plough and worked them all summer, hoard. There had been t'ultad States Then a tew days before tho time of army officials, card-sharpers, who lisi] i'our story a couple, ot lloimted Piilice proved Uiajnselrea'much too sharp Ppto, TUen there had been the deck- hands..these roiiat-ahonts, as they were Uo Maelood. aftU .there the- H WM TW l DM in "Mt, tMbly "You contln- uad Wave, ni Intarniu- too. Why dad told and aom. of his Indiana to burn your ______ la tlut ht lien for i bU blteV i ut out (or UM wuib itr. tlUr be ftwlw kll tor lip .like hluktt tvr "Wben 1 III Wtonlpeg, my hroth sr lo'il llllit Houlh Prtiww- Inaiana wore KOta- Ing to 'uteal hot''eli' i him and then :helped him rh.lr cimg.. tt.u. ho suck Oh: that till with bis srny Turner forKet hli Wsnde. j tolM north. j Vm f dmish.er." BmUlur Veto pitied Uiouih whiip.red. "Ii it potelbln'for, -.....could you meun would Old 'IVnner'a daucnter be happy Pale's wile? I I hadn't ninth to offer, but I'm utiiniE. well, Ware, I luve he Btam- meretl. Bomehow Wave could not find it In her lioart to ho pft'eurled at Smiling Peto's confeHlou. Rhu realized, uud-1 cliiiily. that xbe was :very Uaypy. This lilg hearted westerner, in hie scarlet coat, had won the love and respect of u full blood Cree rlrl. Hho rose slowly to her faot and smil- ed Into Pole's earnont face. "You; imow Pete, I a-ould you anythlne K you found Black TUuniler for me. t guens you had bet- ter go mill look lor him now, aud then nioylio ihe paused. "Why, Wave, I'll find your uncls' and your horse, and then He it her. she replied, as if in answer the question he did not K.U. Puts the beauti- iary. which had ooly a Police Barracks, a few and a church. Aa by the ehun-h n to the door aud noddfd to Pete. day Father ahouteil Pete. Father la Comlw was a friend to laoBt tho .westerners, and wai respeutnd by them all. Colonel Illrkiui'r tqld rele that lie had that day Kent out alv men ttoat the qountry for Black to Mike. Altir miklnf further Inquirioii from him, Pete on his way once mare. He followed Nose. Creak for thirty miles anir then ueross to Sylvau Lake. Hero bo met Indians to be ttirellihiir ooutil. They tried to talk but he could not them. So at last chief ikouttd .A tall Inditii girl camo and looked at the irhlte man with intelli- gent black Hmllin; Pate smiled hiB best nud 'out "hie hand to ful fflrl, at the aame time saying which is to say "How do you LUE RIBBON TEA HAS A GOOD WAR w.as satisfied, nnd mounting Warrior toon out of sight. One month later Smiling Peto rode up to Old Tanner's corral. Ho looked :Good she replied m tho I yery. (lrei, weary, but his ever- ready amlle M-as a happy one, for was best English. Smiling Peto started, then laughed. "Ob. I know who you are. You must be old Tanuor's daughter, arc you "Yen, I she replied. "I don't know you though, I have uway at school for years." "But I thought you lived in tho south near Fort Potq usked, Uorses had .wandered around j his breath, for hor nnswor. until they had, at last, come to Broil- was a full blood Crou, ha knew, j ing bcmestsad, and they had stayed', refusing to be driven "Yes, we live at 'Fort Walsh, but my father's brother rode nway on a jlacV itallion and never ciuinj back. We are searching for him liow. I ami afraid he must lin dead." bad come and charged, Smiling Pete horse-theft, and had taken him ..___ maclood. add .there w find our failed appealed to Pete moat because I hero placidly amokjne snrt'dreamins, they were roujlr iiid ready fellows, j without'so niuhh a thousht to the ;md wasn't that just what ho intend- outcome of his trial', ed to be. .up aAil listened, 'u spite of all his daring and Ulklns outside cry, our young tenderfoot felt a "Is- door, and their vpicea drew Smil- then Smiling Pete told har what raoulltain. Guess 1 was just lucky to joun.ay was for arid a'ao in turn Iny Pete'a attention. "I tell Col. It-win was "Black Mlko Jiap got away again. He's up north and we can t find bowie knits, walked on board tho boat, j him. I sent mit.-Sandy with some rnim and they came back without seeing a sign of him. These men are all useless it seems to me, where Black Mike is he would kilUbem, got away with it .than, of." inyoh.e I know He paused, and Snilling Pete heard move of fear taan pleasure when, at a stopping place, a man wearing a coarse red shirt and cowboy hat, car rying a Kharpe'a rifle, six-shooter and ;rd tho boat. "Who is Smiling Pete hail I and they came back 'Without seeing a asked ix deckhand. "Wall now youngster, there's your chance to make a drawled tho man. "That there's Yellowstone I suppose. Well someone nmst find Shorty. Tbg old U. S. will give you ten him .or our reputation ts lost, for thousand dollars if you hand him. Black Mile has "hot and to them. Go ahead kid, pnll your gnu on him." Smiling Peta had looked Ttnth tor i-or, mingled with approval on the murmured whispers' in answer, but KUU man. He was a real westerner was they did not interest him. His mind he not? Then Pole's' attention had was made up mid he intended to try been drawn :tp the most wonderful his luck again. sight he had ever Been. Five thousand "If you let me out of this hole, I'll buffalo were. crossing the river jiis't bring in Black Mike for'you. or if 1 ahead 01''the boat, followed closely byj fail I'll come back and give myself hunters. Oh. the west! The further he up. He told Col. Irwin, who had tt'cnt the more wonderful it seemed to answered his call. "I can ride, and I've lie. seen him so I stand aa good a chance Then had come landing nl Fort ol finding him as anyone.' Henton. That was tha' place Smiling Peto Iiad longed to see, there he Iniew he would decide hia future. After a few days he-had done as he had seen his fellow-pasieugers do, he had made Col. Irwiu considered. This was a case fit setting an an enemy, but needed all nfn regular men to look after the, Indians, so he decided to lat Smiling Pete fo free up his mind to own a hprnestead. He for cne month, and if he did not bring jte lulktr, vtuti Arfvr apt, one Ar vonlj tiHpty taeat itt tablet tumum, Hi fananJ if: inortltMte trot for ttsi tat IfmnJ it 4inu faid'. He if tit Iffit vtd clma tf wprjt. SEAL Brand Coffee would have betn at veritable delight to Balzac. AJ u a buildct of bcain mil tutrt SEAI BRAND COfFfF is delicioui ami satisfying beverage, possessing the body, fragrance and flavor, sought afttr'by the Balzac and discerning drinkers of today. St'isttlrJ in ;i, i tni 2 H. WMe, gnmJ or fitt pound J9t Hid itit. but her akin was not dark, and she was drosaed like an eastern girl, he not leadlite a big black horEa. But tho crowd that camo running out did not recognise Black Thunder in the skeleton of a horse that he lead. It took several minutes to convince the Indians that it raally .was Black Thun- der, but when they did understand they crowded around Pete, and the one halfbreed that could speak English, asked so many questions that Peto thought be would never make them "Yes, I found Night Hawk, Old Tan- ner's brother. He is dead, baa been scalped. This beasi would not leave body, and was nearly starved It was the only in World thit did not advance its prict in 1914, and, not- withstanding embargoes, submarining and scarcity of tonnagt, BLU E Rl BBON TEA of Standard Quality was kept constantly on sale in every store in Western Canada during the war. Now that conditions are normai; the quality of BLUE RIBBON TEA is better than TRY IT. who houastly soek it. It lakes a brave man to be chummy with a wido'.v who has buried three husbands. Many a man who has a will of his own has gqt It from his lawyer. A Chinook a day Iteops winter awuy. His Only Own. "1 wonder will Smith always al- ludu to his wit'o so lovingly as "my own." "Wall, sho is bis own. Everything else in tho house ho Is paying for on the instalment Weekly. temporary, after a man breaks all tbo Ten Commamlm.enti, he i.i liimsolf, The thins to do then is to confine oneself to five or six at a time. Somebody Sufatitt. That tio counlry take n Your Own Business In mniiicipal affaira a general practice to Do It." it spems to be ''i.ei Edmonton SASKATCHEWAN WINS UNIVERSITY DEBATE A man down in Saskatchewan who lost his voice took a drink of moon- shine and he could speak. Ilis first word Answers to Correspondents. J. R. 1C, Lucky your child does not talk. It evidently needs the society of tho mother. Inquirer, is no sot tim4. Tho IflRislature nits till tbo members got through setting. W1XXIP1CG, three prairit were interested last night in the university debate on natural ft'ach province's university twp rrtamB of two men each engaged; one at borne, defending the negatiVt, and tbo other away, the affirmative. The result of the debates he'd at Winni- peg, Saskatoon and Kdmonton, ii that I Saskatchewan wins both sides whij..- This time she Is doing it 10 tht Itiuei Manitoba loses both and AltMfta's of J5 000 a vear homu team wins from Manitoba 'its team awny loses to Sagltatchewati Saskatoon. their the aayage patk o upon us. could feel muzzles agnlust onr leEi.f' She "Oh! How glad yon must have been that they had their mutales on." Saturday Night Thought When a tells you bo morely skims the headlines of the papers ahd is wcuried with tbo mass of details they print, set him down as a stupid Muriol, Is very naughty, j man. Whon you hear a man talk wisc- whan I found him. It was doivn at Sev-1 uly (i0ar. There are ways loarnine ly about human affairs let him down cu Persons, west of tbo bead of the 6m..ji thii llnd him." Then Olil Tanner shook his hand gave thlf, newa to the chief.' They had seen Blaclc Mike that week, lie was ,-aiKl jn nt.tli8 Of urotlier, making a camp on the oust shore of Then leading Gull Lake. Pete stayed as long as he could be- cause tbe pleaauro of talking; to an educated girl was rare! The only .white woman In the west beliis Mrs. Ens- llsh, a brave lady, who lived with her husband and family at Port Walsh. Then he puihed on till way to Gull him aside, jwlutad lo tho croek und said. ".Wave." Smiling I'cte, no longer a ttndorfoot in any reaped, took Old Tanner's hand and thanked him, than lie hurried down to where a-ta.ll silent ligiiro was Bilhouutteil iiBUlmt tbo setting sun. Lat us leavo tUom now. its did Old Lake and.arrived there at sundown ,Tuiinar. and his inen. Siuiillng Pel" :ji things without eavesdropping i as a careful newspaper reader, your big sister and her beau. Go to I The agency thut scours the world any modern church social, i for its dally happenings and coadea- Grappler Cus. might j sen them tor your oioutng reading is visit the dancis balls, Ous. You'll see j a better uniroi'Rity than any you j some holds there that will help you i likely to attend. .Mike use of It and I in your wrestling work, I'm sure.! yon will have no eicuBc for Come again. up In Blake. j "The Value of in a Woman's wan (liseumed at a gatherlne of ladies in the other day. They are valuable, alright, hut what] ADD TO PENALTY MOTOR THIEVING QUEBEC. Recommendation hai I made to tho provincial cibtaet by I the Quebec Provincial Motor 1 that the penalty for theft ot auto- mobiles should be Increased to a fine of aud Imprisonment for sin months as a minimum. The desirabil- ity for uniformity in traffic lav? throughout the province was aleo urg- od recently. ot the following evening. At sunrlsp the next morning, Peto waited nronud the bend In the lake. He was toeling wonderfully happy and hia spirits wero liko morning, sunshiny and bright. Suddenly stopped. There In front of him stood the gray horso, riderless; Surely this was Black Mike's horso, Black Mlka himself- could I not be far So Peto hid himself in the. brush aud waitnrt.. Tho sun rasa higher, and the lake took nn a bright-1 er hue. An hoyr passed o.nd then liko j a shot rang out the command, I "Hands A tall Bits had arid hesldo the'liSrse. Ha- volvera and a knife, appear- ances lived up to pf.Jlliick Mike, the gun man. Col. Herchiwer irasj'inora thin; sur- prised whan two 'days later Smiling Pfte Into Calgiry, brtreinB Kith him Blaclc Milq; wkb much againilt ins will bad been forced into Rii'MniisHion. Pete wai vary popular, n'iui bacuuEU of his wai made a muiubar of foiiRht hla battle with the untam- ed West and bad >von the respect ot hia fallow moii, Uve liuIUius, uf Miss Wuvo, who Is now Mrs. Smilln'i; 1'oto. LIGHTS and SHADOWS By C. F. S. Wisdom. Xobady says That he's a mutt. Ho has a. mouth. But keeps it Bbut. As a general thing, remarks a man can run a household with I clubs. A battery of machine j thegu j mere moro guna, at Icutit.. day All (Ac rich aroma of the but Virginia leaf A WINTER MORNING jj.t B. C. Sutra', knee deep, from.vale to moun- tain tip.' Snow, whiter than a lambkin's fleece. Oleaii and fresh and light. Snow, pure snow, eavthVuril from tho crags and peaks; Piling higher, higher, liiglier! Houess, tucked away in snow. Stately homes and tiny cots, all dooy, deep in anow. How suoiless, culm, magnificent the earth! How sweet the air. how soft, how vel- vet soft the Wakes deitcaii; .anil., wondrous :ffruught by Lord divine. the Royal North West Mounted ljolico. The charge against him tor horse stealing was withdrawn and he was allowed to go back to his hoWstead for awhile before taking up his-work in the service. Possibly there .was more than ona reason why Smiling Pete wished to visit hli homestead at Port Wtilsh, Old Tanner's camp wiw not very fanifrom there, and Pets knew that Wave; who had just returned from St. would be there. He bad taken ji Ilk-! AS the dunning elves and ing to this Indian girl, and waattid no j time before ho reached her homy. j fin -tluwres .his- bourn's. I Smlllnp'Pete rode up to AnilTrgi'y, rqiuniia's ctilljlrpn oil ihoir I that old Tinner built fpr. to Vcboul and dismounted. Ho looked very tall Catcli' thoiiiVinii and soldierly in his scarlet uniform. Are.'chtvercd ajul wanned. nude j The, tun-god siujlefi and struggles, emiles, OHASI WARNING Unless 3'ou see the name "Bayer" on package or on tab- lets, you are not-getting" Aspirin at all. Made in Canada. and so Wave thought she caiao to tho cabin door and gave a 'start of surprise that waa pleasant, wlieii she recognised u fevv to atou'i tin; uml cuttur-s ful I Soon open I have just come to enquire it yon 1 have found your umdo. 1 havo found by liuraca, sleole irad bold atut; jniy man, and now ii! you want any lively jhelp, t am at your servlnn." And" hBlis'jinlslp-joyously, black oyen iluni-ed..- Hero j everywhere.. wan not the first nmu had ho was at her Ker- i vice. She had always resented- this, {bnt somehow Hmlliiiff Peto wys diri'cr- i cint. I "Oh. I'm suro my father will glad of your sbo said. i But Smiling Feti) was not taliBftod. "Hut would you bo glud if 11 found sho rnplied very "Ami! ub, Mr. ymlley, he rode my horpo Thunder, that big black'stallion dud I me. I did notjniml at lirst but t miss him now. He'could outrun uny horse I ever she Kald, aa she looked at-Pete's beautiful Warrior. "Llutcu, .Wave, what wlll-iyflii give me If I llnd your black "Ob, sift criooXie'uddeuly to that Pete lufdittkeii ilff with I lift I [illd happy. of a A Tirorhi duy. now-horn winter I Wayside Philosophy. Ti'iHh Is alwnys a frland tti SUDDEN DEATH Company will )n your Jiff tbe exiunin- n will teit _____ir___ vhelher ypu are il uood rlnk'p i When your kidiMjra got slug- fiih'and clog, you suffer I'roua baok- ifcU-ncailaclxe, rtliwy siiellB, iaiivp I her) SAl-'ETY HIRST! .'Accept an "unbroken of genuine ''Bayer which contiins. directions and dose Corked out by-pliysfcians during 21 yeiits'and proved Mfe by millions for Headache, Earache, Nburalgi'.ii Colds, Rheumatism, Lumbajo, ;uid pirn jjiierally. Hanfy tia boxM of 12 Ulilett cult imt t.fiif ll tho trldc murk rp.l In ann.tal c.' 1 uy-f iml'iiain" W lumbaito, rheu- tod soiit, is .ills- _____....._._________T...... tiirhcd two or thren ioiiktng down at'linr. j befove.too lain' J Von otin VMdilf nuuli condition liy latins tm advlc" of ft.muui "Drink oi pure Slid drive Ilio iii-le ielil nut of the i by ufciiif in mbici I It vusi of I of the Invalids' Rolf I. BuRilo, i X. Y. (f you uannut ciliuin it nt your dnif "cue Una tewta Tor trial "A.nurlc.' (or Aii-urit Mil nriii icim 'UbliiU. its she fmt On tbe .door .-step of little cabin. "I gums It's hardly.fair to ask you for anything 'Whon yon hardly' know me. br.t "ON, ye's, I do 1-uow y6n. .illhoitgh 1 Kiwn you only All iny pna mi1, bow k'u.'J you to :''.l, yinl IUM; tried JUil'j iiioro uiv to' i In making your original investment in ihis you receive the benefit of the manufacturing tqvingt estimated 20% to 25 %r made powible by wn- pltte manufacture in the new modern Studebaker UGHT-SIX plants, (a) the price includes but manufacturing profit on cast- forgings, stampings, motor, transmisjton, rnune, body, top, etc. (b) the amount of overhead txptnttt included in the price is very small. (c) excess Wright is eliminated without sacrifice' of; dulnibuity or quality, The shipping weight of the car, 2500 is distributed equally over the lour wheels. OPERATINC SAVINGS In "operating this car, you receive the benefit of tho economic advantages arising from its superb design, skillful manufacture, excess safety factors, and high quality, (a) it will go from 12 to 15 thousand miles on the standard 32 x 4 cord tires. (b) it will go from 21 to 26 miles on a gallon of gasoline, (c) it will render from 8 to 10 years of satisfactory service. BECAUSE IT'S A STUDEBAKER Models and Touring 1885 Undau-Roadster 2085 Scd.n 2750 o. t. IKcMierviVfc, Ontario Graham Motor Co. Ltd. 414 6TH ST. ;