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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta FREE EXCURSION TOMORROW Wednesday Afternoon at w, SP E C I A L FREE EXCURSION to the famous Okanagan Valley, leaves Lethbridge tomorrow afternoon at arriving in Calgary at ..Those wishing to spend a few hours in Calgary'may do so and leave Calgary Thursday afternoon at Sicamous on Friday morn- ing in time to-make connection with the Okanagan train. Or those wishing to make the daylight trip through the mountains may leave Cal- gary at Thursday morning, arriving, in Sicamous in the evening where provision will be made to take- the party -for a short fishing expedition on the beautiful Shuswap La-ke and making the same connection on Friday morning for Okanagan Centre, arriving there at 1 p.m., There provision- will be made to .take the party to all points of 'interest on the Okanagan Lake including Summerland, Peach-land and Kclowna'. The Okanagati Valley Land Co.'slarge launch will be at the disposal of the enabling those wishing to return immediately to. leave on Monday afternoon, arriving at Lethbridge at 3 p. m. Reasons why you see this district The finest climate in Canada. A cheap, pleasant and profitable trip. J. W. French of Vernon made last year off of three acres of onions. A -well known fruit grower at Keiovraa made off of of an acre of Italian prunes. The Coal Stream Kanch made off of twenty acres of Northern Spy apples. W. N. Carr of Okanagan Centre cleared off of ten acres of four year Improved land in the fruit growing districts of Oregon or the Wenatchee Valley and the Hoed River districts are selling at from to an acre. You can do the same, buy five or ten acres now at or an acre and in three years time small outlay for cultivation you can sell out at 11000 an acre. See us or fihone 122 for particulars X JRooms I and 2, Southard Block Agents for the Okanagan Valley Land Company 'Get...pur on Corrugated Iron Galvamzed and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying elsewhere We have just placed .a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'s goods in stock OLIVER'S IMKIHW com Office and Factory Cor. MUNI lid lOMPli STREETS Telephone 153 Yarf, Suit! St PkowlSS POLLARD'S OPERA COMPANY The Company We Have Bean Eag-rly Awaiting mght the Pol- lards will make their bow u> the bridge-'" public as company of grown-up principal star Lilliputians. Misses Eva Mocre, Eva Pollard, Em- ray Davis; Hind May Pol- Messrs. 'Alfred: Goulding, Char- Chester, Tred Pollard 'and Frank Cherry'are-looked as the cleye- fs: graduates from the Lilliputians of the .years. They: have given the and Australian stages :some .excellent characteration, full of detail and thoroughly plausi- Their, clever work "has been highly applauded by both-the public and On Thursday night they 'will pre- sent lor'the first time'here the Lon- don and New York success, Widow OBrien." Judging, by their past work people wishing to enjoy a good evenings entertainment could, do no better .than visit this very clever com- bination. Seats are now on sale at Higin- botham's drug store. The Canadian Banking: Association has issued orders to all the banks to hold all American silver that is de- posited so that it mav be shipped out of the country once again, People harin.- any of this silver can assist by handing into their bank what they have on their possession as soon as possible. ANTHONY HOPE Auttwr of "The Prisoner of Zenda 000000006000006600000 ?-.r "You're a pair of THI LILLIPUTIAN STAR GRADUATES Eva Moore, Adn Hind, Eva PbMard, Emmy Davis, Teddie McNamara, Alfred Gouldirsg, Jack Pollard, Harold Fraser, Chester, Fred Pollard, Frank Cherry. Willie Pollard, Charles FOR FURNITURE ofaHkixtdsssall CfflffSDffi The Original mm sim Good for floors too In Stock and for Sale by STAFFORD AGNEW CO. If out of town write us Ry. Commission Issues Orders Ottawa, Ont., July, view of complaints against railway compan- ies for nou-compliance with provis- ions of fences and cattle guards and public .highway crossings, the railway commission, to day issued orders to the effect that all railway companies on or before .January 1. 1911. shall erect and maintain on each side of their right of way fences of minimum height of four feet six inches, with swinging gates at farm and cattle guards on each side of the highway, at every highway crossing at rail level. The fences at every highway crossing- shall be turned into respect- ive cattle guards on side of ,a high: As to iincs not completed or opeu'for traffic or in course of con- struction, the companies shall erect fences, gates and giigrds as the rails are laid. If not yet open for traffic these fonces shall be erected maintained before railway shall be open for traffic. Exceptions may made as railway board propose. Approaches to rural lie twenty feet road surface on con- cession main roads !and sixteen feet on side an-d bush roads. LOCAL NEWS NOTES Dr. Porteous and wife, of who have been the guests of J. "W. McNicol, left last week for Banff. At eleven oclock last night sparks were seen issuing from the chiginey of the Empire Cafe. The alarm was turned in and the brigade was on deck in 1 minute 45 seconds. L. Clarry. barrister, cf Ha- stings, Ont., spent a couple of days m the city. He was much impressed with the signs of prosperity and pro- 1 cress about the AT THE EUREKA Miss Qtiinn. a clever and pleasing singer and dancer appears in a num- ber of songs and dances. The feature of her work is her dancing, a rather novel "toe dance" being executed. A duo of comedy acrobats are also on the bill and their work is very clean and fast, with a number of extraor- dinary fpats of agility and strength. This team made a hit last night by their eorniezii stunts. They have a number of new feats 'not seen before this season and all of their work is first class. The motion pictures series this week include a story of smuggling days, probably in France, a mimber of comic films, etc. i H. H. Drake, who has carried on i business as a butcher at Rod Deer, has assigned to the Trusts and Gfuar- :antee company, Limited, of Calgary, 'for the benelU of his I I wonder what that will be Her face grew suddenly.- t-h onghtfnl. to 'Eng- land! How would that suit S op hie de Grache? AM what wes to happen abont Caslmir de Sa- vres? The peri- od of her long, sweed indecision was threatened with a forced conclusion. Marie Zerkovitch was preoccupied against both her friend's joy and her friend's perplexity. Great affairs touched her at home. There would be war, she said, certainly war. Today the senate went to St Cloud to see the emperor. Zerkovitch had started thither already on the track of news. The news in the near future would cer- tainly be war, and Zerkovitch would follow the armies, still on the track of news. "He went before, in the war of she said, her lips trem- I Wing, "and he all but died of fever, i That kills the correspondents just as f macb as the soldiers. Ah. it is so dan- jgerous. Sophie-and so terrible to be i left behind alone! I don't know what I1 shall do! My husband wants me to go home. He doesn't believe the French will win. and he fears trouble for those who stay here." She looked at last at Sophy's clouded face. "Ah, and your will be at the ifrontr I "-Yes, Caslmir will be at the fromt, I said Sophy, a riny of excitement hard- IT suppressed in her voice. "If he should be kffledr mormnred i Marie, throwing her arms out in a I tore of I 'Too bird of 111 omen! He'll i back covered Tvith glory." i The two spent a quiet day together, Sophy helping Marie in her homelf tasks. Zerkovltch's campaigning kit j was knew how soon, orders for an advance might i hJs buttons put on, his thick stockings i darned, Tht- hours slipped away IP. work and talk. At 6 o'clock they went I ont and dined at a small restaurant I hard by. Things seemed very quiet there. The fat waiter told them, with a shrug: "We shan't bave much noise here tonight The lads will be over He pointed across the river. "They'll be over there most of the night, on the crowded boulevards. Be- cause it's war. madamp. Oh. yes. It's "warr The two. young women sipped 4belr coffee in silence. "As a I saw 1830. 1 was out in the streets ta 18EL. What shall I see ne ed them as he swept his napkin the marble table top. If he stayed tt his post he saw many strange thinfi. TJnnatawU fires lit Ms skfes, and bfk fore his doors brother shed blood. The friends parted at half past 7, Marie hoped her husband would re- turning home goon, and with news. Sophy felt herself due in the Roe de Crenelle. She reac bed the bouse there a little before 8. The 'jconcierge was not in his room. She went upstairs unseen and passed into room. The in- ner door lead- ing to tha room Lady Meg occupied stood open. Sophy called softly, tmt there was no answer. She walked to- ward the door and was about to look Into the room, thinking that perhapa Lady Meg was asleep, when she neatd herself addressed. The Frenchwoman who acted as their cook bad la and stood now on the threshold, with a puzzled, distressed look on her fact. "I'm sorry. Mile. Sophie, to fc" but my lady has "Gone! "To England, I believe. ing after you had gone out everything to be packed. It waa She paid us here oft, bidding HM stay till orders reached int from M. Marqnia. Then she went Only coachman accompanied her. for Calais. At least, gone" "She nothing about "Teu'll there's a letter fpeTt" the small table In the "Oh, yes! Thank you." room Is ready for "I've dined. T shall notblnf. Good night" Sophy walked over to tkt little tablt in the window and for tew moment! stood looking at the envelope whfch lay addressed to her In Lady Meg's sprawling band. The stately room In the Rue de Grenelle seemed filled with a ptetoit' which Its walli had never seen. OM words reechoed in Sophy's eats: "If I want TOO to go I'll put a hundred pound note In am ;