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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta tAOB TWELVE THE HERAUJ 1DNKSDAY. JANVABY B, 1991 PETER RABBIT'S ANXIOUS MOMENTS BY THCIFINTON W. BURGESS The ono you think that you despite May prove your best friend in disguise. HilbbH. Peter Ilnbhit sat in the bis hollow log In the Green Forest shivering fear. With his -back to the entrance i stood Prickly Porky, nUtling his thou- sand little spears, it M-ssn't the sound Of those rattling little spears that made Peter shiver. Tlie truth is for once that sound was guort in Peter's ears. minute before he had been hating Prickly Porky because he was keeping him a prisoner there. Now hu i hoping with all his might that Prickly Porky would stay right where be was. He was as afraid now thai i Prickly Porky would go away as a mo- neat before he had been anxious to bare him go. i "Get away from that log and let me kare a look inside" said a spiteful- i founding voice. It was that voice that' made all the difference in Peter's feelings. He knew that voice. There WM no mistaking it. It was a shrill not very loud, but to Peter dreadful. Not even the terrible hunting call of Hooty the Owl at night BO dreadful to Peter. It was the Toice of Shadow the Weasel. Yea, sir, that is just Thoae voice it waa. Peter knew that if Shadow got in- that log he, Peter, would never SUITED MS FACE, flT Defence of Arrested For Molesting a Girl On Mon- treal Street j Jan. A mnn who gave the of So'.li Smith, uppaur- I'd in court this nioniinp e burg-oil with I molesting ;i si'l on tin- street. It was suited that addressed tho girl and look nor the arm and she. re- senting the familiarity on (ho part u sir-anger, slapped his fucc. "Your said the ilot'eiulant, "1 thought tho lady was my wife who loft me live y-jars ago." j "Unt why did you persist Jn your attentions after she had slapped your the court, ihtu .made me ice) sure sho was my said was allowed to so ou sus- i pended sentence. EDMONTON MAN IS CHAIRMAN ALBERTA BRANCH OF C. M.'A. it My Hanrwl" growled" Prickly ________ Porky. instant death. they stand there long enough Would Prickly Porky be as obstinate and contrary-minded as usual and itay right there just because Jan. G. Robson. Edmonton, is re-elected chairman of the Alberta branch of the Canadian Manufacturers' association and C. P. Pratt! Medicine Hat, and R. J. llutehmgs, Calgary, elected as members of the executive committee. The chairman the F.dmontoti Our Semiannual Sale of Shoes and Slippers To Clean Out Our Broken lines and Other lines Being Discontinoed Preparatory to Taking Inventory be knew that Shadow wanted him to I branch, who Kas yet to be elected anil Peter that Prickly Porky had i the chairman of the provincial or- _. .__ _. nothing to from Shadow. He was j E-a.ni7ation nrp Tlcm im-himri in hpperty-lipperty-Iip, through the uw big and too well m-otected by those ewcuHve committee T e ULn Green Foreat again. Nevermore would little spear, tor Shadow to even think j o comlmttet- he eee the dear Old Briar-patch with Of attacking him. Knowing timid little Mri. Peter waiting for him Prickly Porky might suddenly decide there. He knew that within than to move on. At the mere thougkt Peter a minute after Shadow entered there felt weaker than ever be no Peter Ribbit, for Shadow the workings of ths Compensation Act by J. A. Kinney at the Tuesday .afternoon ses- sion gave the Wednesday morning sitting much material for discusaion. "This is my growled Prickly Mix aniioui momenta those were for in there all through this last storm. Feter. but I doubt it. They were the i In fact, I had just come out when you Molt aniioua moments in all I'eter's j came along. You have no business in We. Many times before he had been my home and I don't intend to let vou Jn fleet danger, but always he had felt in there that he had chance of escape and 1 Peter gave just the tiniest sish of relief when he heard that. "I hope he won't change his thought Peter. "But you never can tell what Prickly v 8d' But Porky should move enough for Shad- fw to dart in, and he would to the government, in the afiornoon. It is expected that the convention will come to a close with the adjourn- ment of this afternoon's sessfon. j We have made the price, interesting so at to be worth your while buying. A few of our reduced as below: i BLISS PERRY AMERICAN BLISS PFRRY WHITF if in SMARDON BLACK PATENT PUMPS BLISS PERRY WHITE KID PUMPS 8.95 In white or blsick satin. Reg. for... These have Louis Covered Hecli and Turn Solet. A, B and C widths. Regular for.......... 8.95 LEATHER AND KID LEATHER PUMPS Louis Heels and Turn Soles. All Regular prices H2.00 to pair, All wldtht A to D. more oiily a very little, for Shadow Porky will do. It would be just like and quick that he can dart to walk off suddenly and pay no through a very small space, there j more attention to Shadow. Oh dear' wouldn't be the least chance in the j Oh, Yes' lnlleed- aiuious mo- little spear in Prickly Porky's i ments for Peter Rabbit scat was standing on end, -and for i (Copyright, 1321, by Burgess) once in his life they looked good to J____ Peter. He knew that those little spears I The next "Prickly Porkv were all that stood between him and Wants No Thanks." Manitoba Makes Sale of Bonds INCREASE MAXIMUM OF TAXATION IN ALBERTA MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS WINNIPEG. Jan. two million EDMONTON'. Jan. 5.-Twice the present maiimum of taxation in muni- cipal districts is favored by the pro- vincial government, as indicated in to the delegation Association of Muni- The limit of taxation purchasers is now, 1 per cent, of the assessed were W. A. MacKenzie and company, or ten cents an acre where the Toronto, and H. A. Daly and company, i levT is made on a flat rate. It was Toronto. Interest and principal is asked by the delegation which waited ofthe M" CenL ol the Manitoba government .was sold cipal Districts. 1 today for 101.11. The MILLION DOLLARS WORTH WHEAT CERTIFICATES STILL OUTSTANDING WINNIPEG, Jan. ly worth of participation certificates issued by the Canadian Wheat Board still are outstanding, al- though they should have beon pres- ented for paynysnt by December SI, 1920. according to a news item in the Winnipeg Tribune today. Because these certificates have been allowed to lapse, they are now invalid. Those who have not claim- ed tlie amounts coming to them on .their certificates are said to be for- eigners, who.-it is declared, are-sus- picious of signing any government documents. In most cases the value of the certificates is not large; but in one instance it amounts to ICOO. Women's High Shoes, in brown calf, with Military and Cuban Heels. Reg- ular GROWING GIRLS' kid or calf leathers, black and brown. AET Regular to WOMEN'S BROGUES AND In brown calf, with welt soles, for...... ......v.........----- Misses' Classic and other makes up to pair for........ Women's High Shoes, brown and grey kid. Regular to 515, for Ask to be fitted. for all age.. All purchases are cash. No goods on .approval. W. J. NELSON COT All our sizes 1 to 5, going at All our Youths' Shoes, sizes 11 to 13, going MEN'S "JUST WRIGHT' AND HARTT SHOES Canada's Best, ...........______ were to pajr, MEN'S McPHERSON AND SCOTT CHAMBERLAIN SHOES Bench made. Regular up to for