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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta From a Western Window -By a: will not see the prairie looking bet- ter than now. THE LETHBR1DQE DAILY HERALD. SATURDAY, JULY 10 1909. :0 THE HOM'ESTEADER Wind-swept and fire-swept with bitter This WJTJ.S Die world 1 came to when I came across the sea- Sun-drenched and punting, a preg nant waiting: plain Calling out to humankind, calling out to me I've fought the wind and braved it. I cringe to it no more I've fought the creeping fire tack, and cheered to see it die. I've shut the bitter rain outside and safe within my door Laughed to think I feared a thing not as strong as I And this is what I came to when I came across the sea, Miles and miles of unused sky and miles of unturned, loam, AnJ miles of room for some one else alfalfa stretching away in soft, dark green waves, Held after field. In some the progress of irrigation is go- ing on, and at one field corner the water gurgles down into the ditch with a happy consciousness hav- ing done its duty. The tender green of the spring wheat, the dark up turned loam of the good brown earth and the deep sturdy green of tht winter wheat soothe the eye by theii pleasant contrasts. The cottomvoods and Manitoba Maples, planted along the Western fences, as wind breaks" are in all their "green glory, and' foretell grateful shade in the sultry days to come. The trim little kitch- en gardens are inviting with their straight, tidy rows of onions and ettuce, beets and beatns, and, best of all, the wild riot of the blossoming It's plousant to luiar that we may soon Jeas. to unotlvr story from the author of that clr-ruiine little tale, "The Lady uf t-hp Decora- tion.' The new "book is to be called "Litiie Sister id about ja- pan, ami will be illustrated by Japanese artist. If it's our in time for the Christmas season, it will likely prove as popular as a gifit bock it's predecessor. "Frances- writer, is iu real life Mrs. Macauloy and a charm- ing Southerner is iu Kentucky. A Southern lady told me arms to she says, and ap- the Yukon we gasped and were pears surprised thereat. It would to live elsewhere. This list makes b3 surprising if it were otherwise, us gasp too, but in an-ih- -ay for peqple could hardly find it in, This if, at the bargain rates! themselves to be "down" with such I If the list gay, sympathetic, hopeful Little sprite as our Decoration Lady. It's the old and the" world some time ago "Jack" and :ill that the "Mate' and other people aughs with you." In the or you, whenever you come, "Little Sister Snow." "Anne of Green Gables" is the only last summer's story thut is still to the fore among the "Six besi sell- says the American Bookman. "Sowing Seeds inXDanhy" has been there too, but not so often. This is aurnentic, and there seems to by no reason to doubt it, we shall soon be sending to Prince Rupert for groceries. "Best Alberta butter" is 25c a pound. We pay 35c here'a a welcome for what is supposed to be the" best! it is ofj a variable quality. Corn. beans sell at ten cents a can, for twenty-live cents, and tomatoes "Comparisons Are whom we came to know so well are "really and-xthat the Jbvok is a page from the writer's life. We are glad it came out so for the ------H v Vit .L llio shows that the reading public, tired of problem novels and tales of high socifrty, go back with evident enjoy- ment to simple and wholesome stor- ies of everyday people. It is gratify- j w A- jj-- _ plucky lutle lady wlio went to Japan that Canadian -writers are suc- deserved, after her hardships, some iI ceedhig. in writing such. good gifts from the Gods. Mrs. Ma caul ey has just rfiiurned from a visit to her bebved Japan, Of special interest to housekeepers a list of prices prevailing and miles' of room for The cry of exile changing to the sweeter cry of "Home Ecclestone Mackay in the Youth's Companion. Do you call the prairie dull and uninteresring Are you like the fair visitor who sad of it there was "such a big view and so little to Then, take a trip over the country around our own town one of these 'days. But don't delay too long, for this is high-tide of growing the and the green things are at their best. A sight to gladden tired eyes is the As yet they don't grow fields of peas here, so Western boys miss the, delight of a pca-flcld invasion, and bulging pockets and blouses, and a hurried exit on the appearence of the farmer-oivner and his dog. They have compensations, however, in the ponies, and the love -of freedom and big things which comes unconscious- ly from living in a land, of Big Spaces. "It's a great one says again, dreamingly watching the far- away hunches and cattle dotted on all sides of the coulee, and then, looking above to the "miles and I J-Jit: ViiJ.IJJ.ILr coming home by London, where she Prince Rupert, published a dav nF ._... -.1 i of having received great knd- ness. The big city "seemed to open so ago by a Winnipeg paper. A few years ago when we read of prices in miles unused holding such a strange fascination. And, till the wheat is ripe, you t 4- Have you seen the New Model Oliver No. 5 Typewriter? It Establishes a New Standard in the Type- writer World It is as essential to a business organization as a right hand is to a as versatile in'its many functions. It Will Pay You to Investigate We are the local agents: Kravonia, OUOOOOOOOOO 00000000000 Author of "The Prisoner of Zcnda" oooccoooooooocooooooo Hope Hawkjai at two tins for twenty-five cents. can't get ahead of that. Nor is Chase and Sauborn's coffee ever sold at thirty-five cents a pound in this part of the country. But the greatest won- der of all is fresh eggs at twenty- five cents. How 'do the hens manage it Are they too "boosters" for Prince Rupert, determined to give aid j in a practical way? j Some time ago when Pincher City! (not to be confounded with Pincher Creek) was founded, the company promoting it ran a store at which groceries were sold at a rate that would soon have proved ruinous to an ordinary merchant. Of course the object of the business was to attract people and not to make money They don't need to do that in Prince Rupert, so we may conclude that it's just innate philanthropy on the pan of the merchants which is responsible for very best Alberta butter at twenty-five cents a pound. BUT the values to be 'had at our sale have no comparisons." See the goods marked in plain figures in our window. Visit the Store, inspect the goods and draw your own conclusions. We know you can't buy gents' furnishings for less money. For example "i say, were you me glrj the uls great friend of "I didn't mean you to see me." "I only caught a glimpse .of you. I remem- ber your friend, though." "She remem- bered you too." "I don't know her name, though." "Julia R o b- ins." "Ah, yes Is it? He's "about polished off that Is great dreamed of." Her foot was uear the i ladder uow. though she could not yet see the Jowest rung. en L Insurance Brokers and Commission Agents Room 1 alone gents Ott Block j bone, hasn't he? friend of His manner was perhaps a little at I fault The slightest note of chaff had i crept into it, and the slightest was j enough to put quills up. i she asked." j "Why not? Every reason why she i should be." he answered with his lips. His eyes answered more, but he refrain- T What We Have, We Hold BECAUSE EVERY CONTRACTOR RECEIVES SUCH SATISFACTION WHEN HE BUYS LUMBER fc THAT HE COMES AGAIN ed his tongue. He was scrupulously a had any spirit they'd have swepr the gentleman, more so perhaps than, had Dunstanburysandall tbe wicked Whig sexes and places jseen reversed, Sophy into the sea long ago." j you could turn around they'd i have bought it up. inclosed it and won j IHE scene -is at Hazel by. Lord Dunstanbury's Essex seat. His Jprdship is striking the top off i iast nis ureakfast egg. "1 say. Cousin Meg, Gid Broxvnlow's got a dtuc-ed pretty-fiitfDe'.' maid." "There you go! There yon go: Just like your father and yonr grandfatuer j yesterday for Edmonton for two or j and all of Them! if the.English people I weeks. i Here's congratulations to the staff of women editors who brought out the Calgary Daily Herald last Satur- day! in aid of the Y. W. C. A. and a forerunner of Tag Day which came on Monday, July 5. The spec- ial articles .were interesting, and the editorial page quite a change from the usual thing. After 'battling with the affairs of newspaperdom the .edi- torial advice to women is: "Give up worrying about 'rights' and 'the vote' and 'proper leave these tiresome things for men. Be queens in your own reign which .is sound wis- dom. ANNE, i SOCIAL AND PERSONAL i The many friends in the west of John Bracken, the popular superintendent; of fairs and insti- tutes for the province of Saskatche- wan, 'will be pleased to learn that his marriage to (Miss Wylie Bruce, of Guelph, Ont., took 'place on June 22 from the home of the bride's mo- ther. Mr. and Mrs. Bracken will take up their residence in Kegina early in Free Press. Miss Jean Duncan left for Seattle! She will be joined by her I sister, Mrs. J. K. Anderson, at Leth- Free Press. Mr. and Mrs. James Morgan left! suits are selling for 14.50 These are the highest grade, goods and others- that are-just as good value'for the money cafr be had At lower prices. Underwear is. selling from 60c. to 90c. per suit. Shoes, Hats, Caps, Ties, Overalls, Suit- and everything that men wear at prices cut to the last notch. WILLIAM SADOWSKI Gents' Furnisher Beside Bank of Commerce herself would have been. But his eyes told her. he went on, "if so, wh.y. did you an-election by opening it to ships at a FOR PARTY Those who give card parties nja al- anxious to get new and clever iiy'. uiu. yuu uj ll LU SUljJS at I e-- That bit of chaff did not anger So- small.fee on Sundays." said Mr. Pindar, j methods of keeping individual scores1, phy, but it went home to a different "Why are Whigs worse than 'Everything that- can be thought of has purpose, far deeper, far truer home! inquired Mr. Pikes, with an air of pa- jbeen done in the way of ingenious than the vorrnsr hnrl Vnt tient innnirv. Not tient inquiry. the mark only reddened; even the "The will of heaven. I cheeks flushed. She said no word, j sniffed Lady Margaret Duddington. With a fling out of tier gesture "To display divine omnipotence in Strangely, prophetically foreijtn as it i that line." suggested Mr. Pindar, seemed to him in after ex- deuced pretty said Dun- i hibited print frock, the I stanbury In reflective tones. He was soiled apron, tbe bare arms, red hands, i doing Ms best to reproduce the im- STAGEY LUMBER CO., Just across the track on Westminster Road in the North Ward. Phone 433 the ugly knot of her hair, the scrap of cap she wore. For a moment her llpa quivered, while the red star of future days and future redder gtflL The only soond was of Lorenzo's rying tbe last tongh scrap of bone. The hid, gentleman as he was. was good flesh and blood, too, and the blood was moTing. He felt a little tightness to his throat He was new to it New, too, was Sophy Grouch to what his eyes to her, but slie took it with erect and a glance steadily leveled at his. pression he had received at Morping- ham hall, but obviously with no great success. Western Canada Agency, Ltd. holesale Merchants SPECIALS Graphite Cylinder Oil (the very best) Atlas Reo Engine Ruby Reo Harvester Anto Motor (non carbon oil) Cup Grease, Hard Oil, Aile Grease Oil Soap, Boiler Compound No More Dust" Sweeping Compound _______Kerosene Gasoline Western Canada Agency Offices, Mftodouald Block Ltd. he said, "but I shouldn't looked at tiny of that, and I shouldn't have looked at her, either." y the mark glowed; subtly the eyes slowed. There was silence again; Almost a start marked Dunstan' bury's awakening. "Come, he cried. He raised his hat and turned away, followed by his dog, Lorenzo the Magnificent. Sophy took up her lettuces and carried them into the kitchen. "There yon are at last! And what's put you in a temper asked Mrs. Smilker. She had learned the signs of the mark. Sophy smiled, "Ifs not temper this time. Mrs. Smilker, very happy today." she said. "Oh, I do hope the salad trill be For he who was to eat the salad- had he not forgotten print frock and soiled bare arms, red bands, ngly knot and execrable cap? He would not have looked at nor at beautiful, many tinted Julia Robins In her pride! He had forgotten all these to look at the stained cheek and the eyes of subtle glow. She had glanced in the mirror of love and sip- ped from the cup of power. Such was her flm meeting with Lord Dunstanbury. If It were ever forgotten, it was not Dunstanbury who forgot The day had wrought much'ln her eyes. It bad wrought more than she "On some pretext frivolous though it be, let us drive over and see this mira- Finder suggested. "How could we better employ this last day of our visit? drive us over, PercivalT11 "No, thank you, air. said the young man, resolute In wisdom. "I'll send you over if you like." "I'll come with sairf Pikes. "But how account for ourselves Old Brown- low is unknown to us." "If Percival had been going I'd have had nothing to do with it, but I don't mind taking you two old said j Lady Margaret "I wanted to pay a call on Elizabeth Brownlow anyhow. We were at school togetheronce. But! won't guarantee you a sight of the kitchen maid." "Ifs a pretty drive for this part of the country." observed Dunstanbury. "It may well become your favorite smiled Mr. Pindar benevolently. "And since Lady Meg goes with us cards. At a recent card party a novelty wire was introduced by giving each guest a wire bracelet. Every time a game was won a colored bead was strung on it. These made rather pretty souvenirs to take home. As gold wire was used and vivid stones of large size were chosen, the bangles .of the winners were quite gay ornaments before the evening was over Another hostess elaborated this idea by using tiny ten-cent toys instead of beads.. These were hooked Oil the bracelet with -of gold wire. The idea was. enthusiastically received, and it might make a good suggestion for hostesses of coming card parties. ASK CENTRAL FOR THE PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE NORTH WARD W.-P. J. ALEXANDER Graduate Druggist Prescription Specialist And Optician CITY 4.ND DISTRICT. The Medicine Hat News saya: J. W. -McDonald has sold-the Star Elec- tric theatre to B. Finlay and E. D. Bent-ley, who took over, the business on Tuesday. "Mr.- and Mrs. McDonald locating' in .Calgary and a moving pic ture Mrs. A. Hassett an family 'and her sister, Mrs. McCorvi yesterday to spend a few week Special orders received and returned the same 'day by the LETHBRIDGE LAUNDRY Co Special attention to travellers'orders Give Us a Trial With Your Netct Parcel ,________TERMS STRICTLY CASH Box 477 C. S, FARROW, Manager Pfco 3.45 I It's already ours." added Mr. Pikes .gal-U'iih" friends "at Ncepawa, lantly. So they used to go on for a time, as Dunstanbury has declared, both at Hazleby when they were there and at Lady Meg's house in Berkeley square, where they almost always "were. They "were pleased to them- selves a Whig, twen- ty years behind date; Pindar, a Tory. 200. It was affectation, as- sumed for the Xcrpose, but with the very doubtful Vesult of amusing Lady Meg. To the two old of the sea of society, they were .for all that each bad a suf- ficient Income to his and a rep- utable llria behind ibcerlj and there seems little groood To Be Continued.) tteMO! C. H. D. Sannders, of Spokane spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs E. H. EoBertson, Courtland street. J. M. McNeil, of the firm of Shav and McNeil, architects of Winnipeg arrived in the city yesterday rhorn ing. c-over cereals need not be wast- They are excellent fried like mi A, and eaten with syrup or hoa- Our Conitant Fifty in YOU ARE CORDHALLY INVITED TO MEET The Builders The Adult Btblf CUn in Sonthtra IN LECTURE ROOM AT P.M. ANY SUNDAY A Stranftr only My for Another Miss Fraser did not direct every- thing that, happened when her pup ils.. who are preparing for examina lions, met Thursday. The class did not think that music was the IB important thing on the program for they had prepared a surprise for their teacher. When they pi f. sen Miss Fraser with a cut glass vase and bon-bon clish, proved quite a surprise to her. Af ter the informal presentation a pleas ant hour was spent. Miss left last night to spend a few weeks with friends at High-River. William G. Barclay, of lowalta, has assigned for the benefit of his creuIVxrs to the Trusts and Guaran- tee Company, Limited, official as- signee. T. S. Fetterly was elected to the executive hoard of Alberta Fun- erai Directors and tfmbalmers' as- sociation at the conference held at[ lalgary this week. Mrs. J. H. Wallace and HIM Wal- aco entertained at an "at home" ast Saturday afternoon in honor of heir charming from, tccroM he line. It was a most delightful affair. Saddles Thatare comfortable For Man and Horse Our Saddle-maker cannot be beaten in the West. When yon want a, saddle see ours. A. EASTON Nest to A. Macdonald Co. Beside Hardware The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for .sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THB MARKET loti of to inirori iri tot of fotiluterU, FROM A EACH TERMS EASY One-thirf oae-thfrdG months, bulanoe 12 months Interest 6 per cent, per annum ttvu M Cr MI. ;