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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THi LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, TUESDAY, JULY 6, 1909. PAGE SEVEN OF CANADA Capital, Rest and Undivided ProJiis Exceed payable in all parts of Canada, and in the lead- ing cities of the United are sold at every Branch of the Union Bank. They cost little, and are absolutely safe. Travellers Letters of Credit issued good the world over. Exchange bought and sold. Drafts find Telegraph Transfers issued. Lethbridge R. Manager. Stirling F. Schimnowski, Manager. Big Advance In Custom's Receipts Thi.: import trade bridge is increasing The receipts; ing June thii i while for June iu through at a rapid at tliis port dur- wei-o 1908, they I THE TEMPERANCE COLUMN i Devoted to the Interests of the Tem- perance Cause (Supplied by the W. C. T. U.) in' the United States saloons were closed last year; less MARVELLOUS ACROBATS by his comical stunts, his numerous i Spent in drinking. There are eight States fully in the prohibition, line, At the feureka this Scotland, in Motion Pictures Probably the best trio of acrobats seen in Lethbridge this "year, are at the Eureka. Their work is out of the monotonous rut tumbling stunts, and is more in line with that seen in the big circus. Their leaps from bar to bar, alighting in almost every conceivable shape, where the slightest inaccuracy would cause a hard fall, are a trifle hair-raising at times. The j bumps, etc. The motion pictures this week are very entertaining, chief among them and an increase of 1000 per cent, in prohibitory territory in 40 years. Al- being an instructive tour Edin-1 most half the people live under pro- burgh, Scotland. Another equally as I hibition.- good, but of the "adventure" series, _ LOCAL NEWS Win. Crambit. bus just finished breukiiic: sections of land at-Wil- son. He has 4'JO acres grain and will put the rest in fall whwit. spring grain is looking lino. JI. L. Brunton, fornierly with the A. It. I., has accepted a position with the. Rogers-Cunningham E.-Disney has been given the con- tract for. the erection of a new fire hall and an addition to the public school at Coleman. The v addition, will cost ten thousand dollars. Calgary News says D. S. 3dc- Cutcheon, of the firm of McCutcheon Kravonia. OOOOQOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOO by ANTHONY HOPE Author of "The Prisoner of Zenda ooooooooooooooooooooo .Anthony Hope Hawkins the ceaseless voice of the augry wind essiiyiug new mischief In the tops of the eiio trees, be stood for a moment, listening fearfully. Then.he laid bis sturdy legs to the ground and fled.for home, looking neither to right nor; left till lie reached the hospitable light of his father's study. The lad had bec-n brave In face of the visible horror. Fear struck him in the moment of Julia's talk about the mark on; the child's cheek. Scornful and. at himself, yet be was afraid. is a tale of "The Indian's Nugget a story of pioneer life, thrill- ing with the heroism of an Indian and his terrible vengeance over the death -of his white friend, closing with a moonlit lake scene, with the In- dians canoe gliding easily through the water, the little boy he rescued sleeping on a pile of branches in the centre of the boat, the Indian seated 3Iunny man" with the'-trio relieves j at the stern propelling the canoe with the tension of the spectators' nerves; long easy stroke of the paddle. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE ESTABLISHED 1867 Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, PFFICE. TORONTO B. E. WALKER, President ILIXAlfDER LAISD, General tsr. r E" K P ffyy CzTf KfcC The new Travellers' Cheques recently issued by this Bank are a most convenient my in whicb to carry rconev wben travelling. They are issued iu denominations of and and the exact amount payable in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Holland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Sweden Switzerland is stated on tbe face of each cheque. whiJe is other countries are payable at current rates. The cheques all informatlou regartfing tbero may obtained at every, office rftfae Bank. The liquor interests of Lawrence- burg, Indiana, have laid a petition before the Board of Education ask- ing -them to remove the of Frances Willard from the walls of the high school until after the Local Option election. Mrs. Taft served no wines at the Inaugural Ball at the White House, and we hear that the Club women are petitioning her to exclude wine alto- gether. As the club women are not temperance advocates from the ae- Bros-, lias left for Lethbridge in the interest of several real estate firms to attend the sale of government school lands, 500 quarter sections, to be sold in .quarter section lots. J. A. and 3Irs. Silver .left last night on a trip to Salt Lake City. Jed Ashton and R. Stevenson, em- ployes of the Iron Works, return with them to their homes in Utah. Mr. Silver gave a farewell party in their- honor on Thursday evening. R. C. Owens, organizer for tke United Farmers of Alberta, address- ed the farmers of the Keho, Twelve- mile Coulee, Albion Hidge and Xew- land districts at the school house at Keho on. Friday night with the re- sult that the G tricts organized union with Wm. cepted .use of the term, they may carry j treasurer. meeting to complete or-' the day, as Mrs. Taft is herself-a club j ganization will -be held on July 17 at the same .place -.when it is request- ed that every farmer in .the district Germany has a law that if it can be be Present. These already inter- proved.that a'man is earning -sum- j ested -are determined to-.make.-fids -money, to support, those depend-1the best in Alberta. -on him) and is dissipating his by vicious he can be declared ;.v minor, and. his 'employer be ordered .t0 pay .nis wages to a j Practice on the Grand Banks of New- guardian, who ..uses it, support .j foundland Likely to Cause Trouble. North Sydney, G. B., July Irrland's national holiday was iden- j cording to reports from the Grand lifted with the temperance movement, Banks a uew phase of the fisheries ROUGH! That is the aatne, and in tbe interest of euphony it is impossible not to regret the fact Some say it should be spelled which would not at .all mend matters, though, it jnlakes the: pronunciation clear beyond _ word must rhyme "with "crouch" and "couch." Well might Lady Meg Dud- dlngton swear it wJs the ugliest name she had ever beard in her lifel Sophy was not of a very different will be shown by and by. She was Grouch on both and un- Enoch Grouch married his uncle's daughter Sally and begat as his first child Sophy. Two-, other chil- dren were born to him, but they died in early infancy. Mrs. Grouch did not long survive the death of ber little ones. She jras herself laid in Morp- ingham churchyard when Sophy was farmers of these dis- no more than five years old. The child was left to the sole care of her father, a man who had married late for his deed, for any was already well on in middle age.- He held a very small farm, lying about themselves into'a Isaac as president and W. F. Maedonald, secretary- half a mile behind the church, Proba- "Is be Julia whispered, "I expect the boy answered- Nei- ther of them had seen death before. The next moment he raised his voice arid shouted, then laid hold of the upper bough and strove with all his might to raise it The girl gave a shriller cry tor assistance and then lent a hand to his ef- forts, but be- tween them they could not move the great log. Up to now neither of them had perceived Sophy. Next on the scene was Mr. Brownlow, the master of the ball He had be en in his greenhouse and heard the crash of the bough. Of that he tookmo heed. .Noth- ing could be done save heave a sigh over the damage to his cherished elms. But when the cries for belp reached his ears, with praiseworthy promptitude he rushed out straight across bis lawn j "He's dead, poor said Mr. Brownlow. Two SOPHY GROUCH had gone to lay a bunch of flowers on her fa- ther's grave. From the first Mm Brownlow had taught her this pious rite, and Mrs. Brownlow's dep- uty, tbe gardener's wife, in whose cot- tage Sophy lived, had seen to-, its punc- tual performance every week. Things went'by law and rule at the hall, for the squire was a man of active mind and ample leisure. His boasehdfe code was a marvel of intricacy and minute- ness. Sophy's coming and staying had developed a-multitude of new under whose benevolent yet strict op- eration her youthful- mind had been: trained In the way in which Mr. .Brown- low was of opinion that it should go. Sophy's face, then, wore a grave and responsible air as she returned with steps of decorous slo.wness from the sacred precincts: Yet the outer man- ner was result of seven years' practice- Within, her mind'was 1 1 1- 1 a -'J. Jt t -UV. I. U0MC.U. bly be made a hard living of it for the tbQugh he aijd stout ,.busT. The day. was oxg of mark In STEAL BAIT FROM VESSELS oi the man's-family. i for the Lord Mayor served no wine trouble has arisen that is likelv to only servant in bis household was a slip of a girl of: fifteen, who had pre- sumably both to cook and scrub for him and'to look after the infant Sophy. Nothing is remembered of him in Morp- ingham. Perhaps there was nothing to that.marked him off from thousands like him. Perhaps the story of his death, which lives in the village traditions, blotted out tbe inconspicuous record of his laborious life, Morpingham lies within twenty-five miles :bf London, but for all that it a sequestered and primitive village. It contained, at this time at least, but three houses with pretentious to gen- .dropped into the ditch, clambered out her life. She had.been told her des- bf it" anil came where the dead man tined future and was wondering.how and the children were. 'As he passed she would like it the drawing room windows he called j Her approach was perceived by a tall but to his wife. "Somebody's hurt I'm and pretty girl, who lay in the.meadow grass and munched a blade- of it which Branch C G. Oourse, Manager arrangements. r.: the banquet, and the Father Ma- j have serious consequences if persist- i thew Total Abstinence Society was j ed in. As is well known a large fleet i erInouse: across the village street, fac- given the first place in the procession j of fishing schooners from France has the rectory. At the end of the by the Lord iMayor, who made the come to the Banks to engage in. fish- street stood, the. hail in its grounds. ing. As tEe problem of securing bait j This was a' handsome red brick house is frequently difficult, the practice has set.in .a spacious garden. Along one been resorted to by a number of cap-j side of the'garden there ran- a deep other crafts, notably New Foundland j and Canadian vessels and forcibly xflus the church stood behind the hall taking their bait from them. Their' grounds, and, again, as has been said. i and sbe. after a moment's