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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN LETHBiuiXtE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 38.ItM PETER RABBIT MAKES A STARTLING DISCOVERY BY THORNTON W. BUROESS The longer that I live anil grow The less my pride in what I know, Peter Habbit dived under that old ill the Green Forest just iu the very nick of time. If he had wait- j ed two seconds longer Terror the i 'GoshnwJh would have had him. You or I in Peter's place would have con-! gidered it a narrow escape, a verv j 'narrow escaiie. and probably we would 'have UiouEht and talked of little else; for the rest ot that day. Peter hardly jgavc the matter a second thought once he was safe. He is so used to escapes apes consider them like that he doesn't thinking about. Peter peeped out to ,nratch Terror Goshawk. He saw Terror alight; 'gnd settle himself as if he intended to I istay awhile. Peter chuckled. "If you (Ere going to wait for me to come out j iyou'll wait a long time. Yes, sir, you'll .....__ Iwait a long said Peter, but he I His wabbly little wid htm there (said it to himself. Thot.: he chuckled I wu a bear in there. lagain as he continued fo talk to him- j________________________________ 'self. said ho, "here I am. I don't by step he crept along that path. All ;lmow as I would have dared come in the tlme nis wabbly little nose was 'here if Terror hadn't driven me in. forking and presently it told him that He settled the matter for me. X'OT beyond a doubt there .was some one the Question is, is Buster Bear asleep sh5ad him- He sme" Bear-' Isomeirhere in here? Now that I'm There was no doubt about it. He mov- (here I am going to find out. I know ed more slowly than ever now. Two he had his den here last winter, but or three times he imagined he heard ,of course that doesn't mean that he Bl'Kht of him. Each time has it here this winter. Anyway, I, he ran back in a panic. Says Re-Establishment Depart- ment Has Done Good Work Defended bmket OB FtttUy lut Over 40 huktti and all and trttettealljr filled with food thinil to sold and CTtr wai the aaount fwtlxtd. 'DM tail WldiT tTenl llT'o ttetUtor chib pramlMi 10 b. kit of MUOB. DECLARE FARMING CONFERENCE WAS VERY PRACTICAL I (From Our Own Correspondent) OTTAWA. Feb. Press.) Sonntor Lyiu-h-Slanton garo notice in the senate yesterday of a bill to amend the "gold and silver marking act." Senator Power asked permission to disassociate thn department oC sol- diers' re-pstablishmcnt from his con- demnation of the government's ad- ministration. So far as he could leant that department was very effec- tive and its work creditable. Resuming the debate on the address Senator Crosby condemned those who TOuld open this country to the Unit- ed States. Considering the character of Liberal leaders in Quebec, that province was to be' congratulated on the measure of its war effort. He kat- cd to hear people talk of Quebec get-1 Ujig revenge. He believed people of Quebec were anxions to join har- moniously with those in other parts of the Dominion. Senator Crosby could not understand upon what the Liberals based their demand for an election. Hon. Senator Blondin said that if the war issue had been fairly placed before the people of Quebec that pro- vince would have led the in war effort. Answering the attack of Senator Dandurand, Senator Blon-; din claimed that his opponent had no j j mandate to speak for Quebec, white be. Senator Blondin, spoke for thous- ands of French Canadians who sup- ported the government. Imow just where to look." So Peter began to creep toward the But each "time nothing happened and he crept back. very middle of that big windfall. Being So at Peter reached the end of small it was easy for him to crawl U18 K in the very middle under and between the tangled of that windfall. It ended in a good- Ibranches of those fallen trees. Pres-; Blzed. comfortable room with the fall- ently he came to a sort of. path or en tree" tor walls roof- The snow passage, a big one. At least it was big had Packed all over those fallen tree? to Peter. It led straight to the middle and in there, of that windfall. Peter paused on the Holding his breath and ready to run edge of it. For some time he sat there j at the hint ot danger, Peter trying to gain courage enough to fol- On a .bed of leaves was a path. He knew ttat at one! fur-coated sleeper! A little faint end of it he would find out what he i n? ot had found its way down wanted to know. He would find out and Peter could see that big whether or not a certain big bed empty; After a long time, during which he Bat listening with all his might and hearing nothing, he crept out into that path. Just being in a path that great big Bister Bear had made gave him a queer feeling. Of course, he Bate enough. He knew that. Even were Buster Bear awake there was really nothing to tear, for he could run along that path much faster than Buster possibly could. Yet the very fact that that was Buater'a path him. Bat curiosity gradually overcame kla (ear. It almost always doss. Step form on itE bed of leaves. He rubbed his eyes. Something waa wrong. Yes, sir. something was wrong. His wabbly litt'.s nose told him that that was a. Bear in there, but his eyes must ba playing him a trick. That fur coat was brown. Anyway, that is how it looked where that little ray of light fell on it. It was brown, and Buster Bear always had worn a black coat! (Copyright, 1921, by T. W. Burgess) KAYMOND, Feb. who attended the Better Farming Convention in Lethbridse last report a splendid time: all addresses wore instructive and very practical. Among those from Raymond were Principal'O. S. Longman, of the Agri- cultural College also ILnstructor In Agronomy, p. H. Ashby. Miss A. L. Fennal arrived in town list week to begin a six weeks' course of Instruction at the Agricultural schpol iu home nursing and first mid. The girls who are taking the course express themselves as delighted with the outlined subjects. The drama "The House Next Door" was presented by the First Ward M. I. A. to a crowded house, on February ISth. Myron Holmes in the leading role, looked and acted his part. The other characters upheld their local reputation. Mr. and Mrs. Czar Fairbanks hare returned to Raymond after spending the past four months .with relatives in Utah. Mrs. Fairbanks' brother, B. Kin- ney accompanied Jhem homo and in- tonds spending the summer in Alber- to. Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Kimball return- ed from Edmonton last week, where they were in attendance at the muni- cipal conventidn. Mrs. C. H. Smith is visiting in Cal- gary with her sister. Mrs. M. A. Boyd. KAMLOOM