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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta ALTA.. WEDNESDAY, JUNE I, INI. 1. LoidTeatkeitop 2. Naijtoy Little Princess 3. Two Brtkea Hearts 8 O N C3- Make Believe CONTINUOUS PERFOBMANCE Mark and Laura Davis Iu a very pretty sketch en- titled Hans the Grocery Boy" Stevens and Washburn. Those Two Dancers Prices I5c and 25c Sanitary Inspetor Made a Report Richard the Brazen 1 Serial Story By C Townsend Brady and Edward Peple I womdered if he were up to some crafty I trick. j "Mr. she said, "I pre- ;fer to transact this matter where we jaw, I see no Again the mac Interrupted her. "All he answered carelessly; "It Isn't my risk, you know. If your father came down those stairs sud- denly I might have to shoot; that's all. I don't want to Injure him, of course, "Oh, Harriet, moaned a voice at her elbow, and Har- riet Meiag the wisdom of the move, gave In, "That is the billiard she an- "but It also connects with the hall. Stand where you are, and when you hear me call you may follow me. Come, Imogene." Thin room was lighter than the li- j.brary, baring a large transom window, I through which the sickly moonlight forced its way, and possessed an addl- jtional advantage to the girls by rea- i ton of the billiard table, which could i be kept between them and their vis- iltor. i At Miss Renwyck's low call the man I-flashed hia lantern twice across the II- i brary window and stepped into the i billiard room, carefully closing the I door behind him. I he began immediately, tak- I ing a packet from bis pocket, "we can jget down to business. But before I take the money which Miss Chittendon I la kindly going to lend me for a i month or two I want to make an ex- i planation of my act" whispered Harriet, "I do not consider that at all necessary. You' explained yourself in your letter, and neither Miss Chittendon nor I desire to go further into your motives. Please I good enough -to bring your eitraor- I dlnary business to an end." i; "But, my dear Miss the visitor persisted, lowering his voice to match her own, "you must admit i that something is due me. -I present i myself in a very bad light before both i of you, and I want to clear myself be- I fore I go. Appearances are against me, I know, I "What's demanded Harriet I shsjply starting at a slight noise which I at first she fancied was in the hall. i "Nothing, I Mr. Fitzgeorge I sjiswered hurriedly after listening for Ian instant "Ah, this Is he went i on, swiftly stooping and apparently I picking up something from the floor. i "I'stepped on a array piece of billiard chalk. AM I -was saying Just now, I've got to Itava for the west immediately to join my could feel Us mocking smile even if they could not SM to be absolutely truth- fttl, which I prefer, some of my friends, the are on my trail. That's why I am obliged to. conie at night I hope I haven't frightened you Udies, and I beg to assure you that I jfouldn't harm a hair of your pretty for any price this extraordinarily loquacious rascal. said JBtarriet impatiently, know all that Give Itt- ttrs and go." "Pardon said the specious Mr. Roderick Fltzgeorge, with a gallant bow, "but I haven't quite flnlsasd I want you to understand my position clearly, so that you may know I'm dealing squarely, though a harsh world outside is dogging my innocent The much abused gentleman plung- into a rambling tale of his misfor- tunes, speaking, so rapidly that nei- ther of his auditors at times could fol- low him eTen If they had not been In a state bordering on collapse, al- though Harriet the cooler of the two, wondered why the villain did not take the money and go. Had a watcher been concealed in the library he might well have un- derstood the motives of Mr. Roderick Fitzgeorge, or Mr. Jack Bibbs, for both names, among many others, chanced to appertain to the same at- tractive gentleman. No sooner had the door" of the billiard room been tlosed when another form rose stealthily above the library window sill, stepped noiselessly inside, crossed the room and dropped on his knees before Mr. Renwyck's safe. The man was of medium height and slender build, wearing a mask over, the upper portion of his face. But his chin and Jaw appeared beneath the band of black, showing a pale, putty-like com- plexion. In his work upon the safe this sec- ond nocturnal visitor did not resort to force or violence. He was far too old a hand to use such primitive, means, nor did he wish to arouse the house- hold by any sudden noise. He press- ed a practiced ear against the iron safe door, then turned the dial slow- ly with a featber touch till at last he was rewarded by a faint metallic click as the delicate tumbler dropped Into its slot. By the aid of his elec- tric flash lamp he made a mental note of the number, Indicating his starting point. Then he replaced his ear and reversed the- dial as carefully as before. Again be heard the warn- ing click. "Left to sixty, right to he murmured to himself and bent to his work once more. He tried four numbers, that being the usual combination of smaller safes, then confidently turned the dial to the right He scored a blank. The work must now. be done again, though not from the beginning, for three at least of the numbers were known to him. Twice more he tried and failed both times, but at the third attempt the dial locked and the outer door swung open when the nickel plated handle was softly turned. The rest was simple. The burglar produced a buiTeh skeleton keys and m less than two minutes bad forced the lock of tin1 inaer which opened with a of to the pilferer. At the council meeting Monday night the Sanitary Inspector present- ed the following report: 1 herewith bey to submit my report for the month ending May 31st, I have fumigated over one hundred and sixty rooms and am pleased to say that the epidemic is at last dying out. There have been fifty nuisanc- es abated, most of them in response to verbal intimation, but in twelve cases the persons responsible received written notice. Owing to the heavy ruins and the bad roads the scavengers were some- what handicapped this' month and the number of loads of garbage and refuse removed was 116 instead of 150 or thereabouts as it otherwise would have been. I have written to the principal ho- tels, restaurants, and busines houses with reference to the cleaning up of backyards and lanes and there is a decided improvement in this direc- tion. 1 am also insisting on the pro- visit IQ of the approved pattern garb- age cans at restaurants and boarding houses and as these will in most cases be emptied twice a day the nuisance arising from wooden barrels etc., will be avoided. The system uf garbage and refuse is improving too, s'> that 1 am hoping to be able to report very soon a much better state of affairs than exists at present. A-slu-s are not-included in the Con- tract scavenging and consequently there are a great many accumulations in different parts of the city. If, in- stead of requiring the people ro re- move these to the nuisance ground, the city would go to the expense of cartage, I thing they c-'-uld be used to very great advantage in filling up the nuuKTuus nnidholes in the lanes and alleys. .The lane running between Round and Smith Streets and from Baroness Road to Redpnth Street es- pecially require? something of the kind done. 1 have also to report a serious nui- sance at the Isolation Hospital aris- ing from the overflowing of the cess- pool. The only way to abate this is to carry an overflow pipe down into the coulee. In conversation with Mr. Arnold, the City Engineer, with reference to this, I ascertained that such a pipe four inches in diameter could be laid at a cost not exceeding fifty cents per foot, and I strongly recommend that this be done without delay. TORONTO PASTOR'S ANIMAL SERMONS (Toronto News) Rev. J. D. Morrow, of St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, at the corner of King and Tecumseh streets, is no- thing if not original. Though he de- votes much attention to the better side.of athletics, he does not confine himself to this alone, and for the past few Sundays has been series of animal sermons.for the chil- dren. He has taken a live snake in- to the pulpit and drew from it many lessons. Recently he borrowed- an eagle. At the close of the service he turned to his audience of little folks, and asked the question: "Now, little girls and boys, what shall I preach on next There was a slight pause, and then the inevitable small boy made his presence felt, and the voice was heard to say: "Please mister, will you preach on the His request had hardly been uttered when another lad chirped; "Tell us about the elephant." When You Buy Fruit Lands Dp you buy them for a Summer Home, or do you buy them to make you a home 12 months in the year and have an income from them If you do, you surely will buy in the CRESTON DISTRICT where the train runs every day in the year and located at the door of the market. can pick'fruit up till twelve o'clock noon and you have tliis for breakfast next to 60 hours nearer than any other point. MOW is the time to buy for land is going to advance. For Full Particulars write to Canyon City lumber Company, Ltd. Creston, B.C. Lethbridge Laundry Company New Company New Methods New Management Erecting new building We are here to stay We guarantee satisfaction All details carefnlly looked after We respectfully solicit your patronage P.O. Box 477 Terms strictly cash Phone 145 0. S, FARHOW, Manager ANNOUNCE: M N The North Ward Drug Store Will make its bow the Public in a few days with a complete line of DRUGS and STATIONERY. J. H. McCROSTIE, Phm. B. Manager Daily Herald Market Place you hive to tell or lo real place it is thii If yoa wait ase tkU colKan. 25c OM iuertloi t iiterttou for SI SITUATIONS VACANT WANTED-A good Schweitzer Bros. bread baker. 143-0 couple of experienced ditch riders. No others need apply. Apply by letter giving experience to T. M. Evans, Supt. A. R. I. Co. ONE THAT PLEASES ALL Although there were other big At- tractions in the city last evening it is gratifying to know that the man- agement of the Eureka compelled to run three performances in order to accommodate the crowd. Of all Vaudeville programs that have ever bs.-en presented in our city, never be- fore has there been one that so thoroughly pleases the theatregoers of Lethbridge as the one that is be- ing presented at the Eureka this wei'k. It is refined, high class and clean cut, consisting of good music, good singing and good dancing. Mark and Laura. Davis, in ''Hans the Grocery is s' metjhting grand. The electrical effects and stage settings being beautiful. Laura's sweet- singing and Mark's yodling, holds the audience spell bound. Stevens arid. Washburn, those two dancers, are wonderful. The clever patter of their feet is marvellous and too much cannot be said of their ex- tremely neat dancing. The pictures are Al and the program this week is a credit to any theatre. CLARESHOLM MILK RIVER NEWS Milk River, June are having a gentle rain since yesterday inorn; ing which is making everything look green and will also soften the ground for the breaking which is being done now for winter wheat. The bridge construction crew are here with material and several cook cars on the side track ready to begin work on a more substantial railway bridge in place of the tem- porary one that was put in last year. Another railroad crossing is being made just west of Fitsmaurice's store for the convenience of the public. D. Holse and Chas. Lemke, of Lake City, Minn., .who came up with the Kerr car as far as Warner came down to see-their old friends, the between trains. Mr.Holse owns land in this township and was also locking after its interests. D. Kipperi out in 2-15 was in town yesterday and reports everybody out in his neighborhood as well pleased with their surroundings this spring, and that quite a lot of spring grain was put in and was looking Dr. Field of Warner makes a profes- sional call to Milk River on every Friday. Those who are contemplating procuring his services should post- pone their sickness till that day. Claresholm, June riding in the country the horse of the Rev. R. Stamer became scared by a mo- tor car and bolted. Jt was going right into u wire fence when it ed its legs and fell throwing the rev- erend gentleman. Fortunately on ac- count of the horse falling both rider and the animal escaped with but linle injury. Barry Gates, the town herder wa-s riding the other day when his horse slipped and fell in the mud. and the rider's f'.-ot becoming entangled in the stirrup -lie was dragged some distance partly on the sidewalk. If the horse had riot been stopped he might have been killed but as it was he was severly bruised and skin- ned. Dr. Tupper is attending him. Mrs. Larsen, wife of T. C. Lai-sen, was kicked in the face by a horse, and escaped with a slight injury. W. A. Cornwall left last'night for a holiday in England and will be ab- sent three months.- J. F. Miller of the Union Bank and wife were yi Calgary for two or three days and returned today. In the sporting line here the sole subject of conversation is the close race between Chick McGregor and I Admiral Togo at the Matinee on Friday. The owner of Admiral claims that over a mile he would beat old Chick, it is said that a well known High River sportsman is will- ing to put on Chick for such if race. The owner of Chick, however, says that the old horse will not run again. The Scandinavians are building a church near the English church and collected today about around town for the same. BUSINESS CHANGE AT CARDSTON .Cardston, June important business deal was closed whereby oiv of the oldest established mercantile houses changed management. Mr. Frank Fairbanks bought a control- ling interest in the Cardston Mercan- tile Company. He will manage the store in the future. Mr. Fairbanks Ls not an entire stranger here having lived in Raymond for three year.? previous to his going to Utah ?.-.'m- two years ago. The departments the store will be remodelled and .new lines put in at once. .Mr. Fairbanks' family are expected this week. Mrs. J. J. Johnston is visitin-r Mrs. Dr. Stacpoole for a few days. The Cardston Realty Company are moving into the new office today. The Kerr .Company had tw.-nty iaivl seekers out looking at their jes- terdav. ACTIVITY AT MACLEOD Macleod, June soap factory at Macleod has been in operation about three months and is turning oui a superior article which will undoubt- edly be in great demand. The sam- ples are a credit to such a voting institution. The Great West Saddlery Co. is putting up a big block in town. The old illaciood Hotel is.to be movKl and the Bank of Commerce will build on the site. NOTICE is hereby given that the assessment, roll .of the City for the. year 1909; has been' prepared and is now open for inspection at my office in the Fire Hall No. I. from 1ft a.m. to 4 pan. on every judicial day ex- cept Saturday, and on that day from 10 a.m. to mid-clay, and that any rate-payvr who desires to object tr'> the assessment himself or of any other-person must within twenty after the date of this notice lodge his complaint in writing at my office. Dated this 7th day of June, 1909. GEO. W. ROBINSON. 149-3 Secretary-Treasurer. G. C. Toronto) Builder and contractor. Estimates promptly furnished on all kinds of buildings; prices and satisfaction guaranteed. to Room 7, Oliver Block. 141-6 MISS nurse, will open a private maternity hos- pital on Wall work St.. near the F.l- lison Mills on July 1, 1909. Phone 269. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Tenders are requested for the erec- tion of a 12 room brick school build- ing at Raymond, Alia., for the Ray- mond School District No. 700. Tenders for plumbing, heating and ventilating not included. All tenders, are to be sealed and endorsed and must reach the sec- retary before noon June the 19th, 1909. The lowest or any tender not neces- sarily "accepted. A certified cheque or a bond, of must accompany each tender, which will be returned to unsuccess- ful bidder. Plans and: specifications may b- obtained from F. B. Rolf son. architect. Lethbridge or the Secretary nt Ray- 1' GEO. W. GREEN. Soc. Raymond. Alta. 148-10 BOY deliver the Daily Herald in North Ward. Apply at Herald office. 142-0 the middle of the month, competent general servant. Good wages. No washing. Apply to Mrs. Neale, opp. English Church. J45-0 first-class carpenters wanted, at once. None but union men need apply. Call at Easton's har- ness shop. Round St., or 418 Bartlett. 146-6 OFFICE SUPPLIES PRINTING WESTERN STATIONERY CO., LTD. Legal Form- School Supplies WANTED Three good farm hand? for general farm work. See Care of Mason Land Co, or, C. L. Walker, at farm Section 28-7-21. breaking outfits to start to work at once. Will pay liberal price per acre. Apply to the 0. W. Kerr Co., Lethbridge. UO-0 general serv- ant. Apply Mrs. Frank Colpman, Dufferin Burdett Sts. 148-0 first class waitresses wanted at once, at the Model Union Restaurant. 150-0 cook for sugar fac- tory boarding house at Raymond. Ap- ply F. H. Bunn, Raymond. 150-6 wanted at Alberta Restaurant. 150-O to take charge of two planers in mill. Must be first class expedienced so.ber and hold good references. State wages expected. Ap- ply to Peter McLaren, Blairmore, Alta. 150-6 strong, energetic boy. about 16 years old Apply Lethbridge Laundrv. 150-0 SITUATIONS WANTED or general house- work bv the day. Apply Box 653, Lethbridge. 143-6 TO KKMT. FOR store, Ford St., beside Fire Hall. Apply to R. V Gibbons, Ott Block, Phone 322. 145-0 NICE FRONT :KOOM-8uitable for two respectable men. Apply to Mrs. Robt. Adam. Fisher St. 150-6 TO furnished rooms, also barn. 20 Argyle Avenue. 149-2 TO room suitable for two gentlemen 1246 Bom pas St. 151-6 OFFICE TO or un- furnished office to rent in Shepard Block. Apply by letter U. J. B. Kel- sey, P. 0. Box 448, or on Saturday between 2 and 5 o'clock on the premises. 151-3 LOST grey mare, 4 years old. weight Ibs., branded S -on left hip, white star in centre of forehead, wire cut front right foot; reward for return to Gust. Gacobson, Royal Hotel, Taber. Alta. 131-18 camped in Sec. 29, Tp. 6 R. 17, west of 4tb Meridian, there strayed from my camp two horses: One black gelding, branded 04 on nghtshouldfir, monogram VA on left shoulder. One dark bay gelding, branded faint U on right shoulder; has star on forehead; shod all round. A reward of each will be given for their delivery m Lethbjridge or delivered in Stirling and parties will immediately notify W. H. Young, Cowley, Alta. 146-12 April 1st 'from our camp three miles west of Lethbridge three geldings: One dark bay, weigh- ing about 1450 Ibs. branded P left shoulder, left hind ankle large; one light bay branded P left shoulder weighing about 1450 Ibs; one light bay weighing about 1500 Ibs., slick, foundered on front somewhat lame, foretop. and mane under col- lar shorn. All in good condition. Thirty dollars reward for informa- ation that will lead to their recovery of the three, or for any one of them. Notify Janse Bros., Box 638, Lethbridge. 149-6 WiHY WORRY over your bookkeeping when you can get an expert to do it at reasonable cost. Business strictly confidential. Second 'hand Yost for sale, nearly new, Jow figure. All mak- es typewriters repaired. Lethbridge Commercial Institute, 2 Oddfellows Block. 149-6 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE- FOR clas milch cow for sale. Apply Rollins Wilkes, Real Estate Office, Shepard Block. 149-6 FOR feed and sale stable. 'Mr. Emil Wattum. is offering his fine barn and livery stock in the thriving town of Grassy Lake for sale. Good reasons for selling. FOR used Remington typewriter, No. 6, cheap. Call at Room 11, Stafford Block. 151-6 MISCELLANEOUS WANTS FOR rack, settee, bed- room suite, and chairs for sale. Ap- ply Mrs. J. L. Stovall, opposite Chi- nook Club, corner Glyn and Dufferin Sts. WANTED TO second hand buggy. State priee and where can be seen to A. M., Box 512, City. 147-0 WANTED TO to ten acres close in. What have you got to sell. Give priee and full particulars to P. O. Box 322. 143-6 FOR shares Saskatche- wan-Alberta Collieries, Limited. Ap- ply by letter to C., Herald. 149-0 WHAT IS THE putting away things that y-ou can't use cr wear such as cast off clothing, etc. 1 pay cash for old clothing, shoes, hats, guns, pistols, all kinds of mus- ical instruments, trunks and satchels. The Alberta Second Hand Store. Red- path St. Box 630. 150-26 PROPERTY FOR SALE FOR residential pro- perty, rent? per month. Price Good terms. Alberta Realty Co. 115-0 horse branded mono- gram WJ on left hip, left hind foot white, and small white spot on face. Bay mare branded quarter circle over heart on right shoulder and U over over quarter circle over heart, on right hip. Left hind foot white, and small white spot on face. Both with halters. Apply to George Firth, Leth- bridge P. 0. 149-6 dappled grey mare about 8 years old, branded e on right side of neck, foretop clipped, weight about Ibs. Finder please notify R. B. Lemon, Milk River and receive .re- ward. 149-6 the C. P. R. shops and Rochon's Candy Kitchen, a roll of bills, amounting to- and con- sisting of five bills. A reward of will be offered for its return to this office. 151-2 the Felge-farm on Sec. 20, Tp. 7, R. 21, one light bay mare, weight about bs. agi 12' or 14 years old, rough built; wheu last seen was shod and nad hi I iff on. Also one black gelding, xvtight about Ibs. age ab H'JI. 12 or 14 years old, rough built, with blemish hind foot shod and had..linker on. Will pay a reward of I the return of the descriVd. team. W, M. Lockie, P. 0. Box 251. Lethbridge, Alta. 151-6 watch and chain about four o'clock Monday afternoon in. front of the Dallas Hotel. Owner will receive same by paying expenses. Ap- ply to P. V. Marion, at ...the Windsor Hotel. LAND FOR SALE FOR sections and a half of smooth prairie land, all plowable with steam plow; close lo water; soil is a good rich loam; will sell all or any of it to suit purchaser. Located close to good market and railway. A bargain at the price and terms asked. Call or write for particulars. The D. E Hunter Realty Co., Lethbridee. Alta. 147-6 A rent 5 to 3 acres of choice garden land, partly in fruit, double gated and securely fenced, half price if taken at once. Apply .to -owner, second Louse north of Fair rounds. R. J. Moffat. 149-6 FOR farm in good locality, close to elevators. For particulars apply 710 Bompas St. City. 149-2 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATIONS FOR new fully modern house. Apply P. McMurphy, Mgr. South Alta. Lumber Co., Phone 225. 121-0 FOR on Smith St., sec- ond south of Bompas St. Apply on premises. 148-6 FOR QUICK 7 room new lii.use. facing east on Westmin- ster Road .north of London St., on good terms. Apply to T. S. His- cox "on premises. 151-6 FOR valuable consisting V four lots and house on corner of Dufferin and Bartlett Sts. For term? apply to 1203 Dufferin St. or P. 0. Box 150-6 WANTED Excavations to Make Cellars to Dig Yards to Clean All at Lowest Prices t Apply It 13 HtraUOfce Any person wno is the sole head o! a family, or any male over 18 yeart old, may homestead a quarter-sectipp of available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. The applicant must appear in person at the Dominion Lands or Sub- Agency for the district. Ent'7 fey proxy may be made at any ageuty iir of intending homesteader. months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in eaeb of three years. A homesteader may live within nine miles of hit home stead on a farm of at leaat 80 solely owned and occupied by him 01 by his father, mother, son, daughter, j brother or sister. In certain districts a homeateadet in' good standing may pre-empt s quarter-section alongside his home- Price 13.00 per acre. DutiM. -Must reside six months in eaet 'of six years from date .of homeetead i entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate I fifty acrefe extra. 1 A homesteader who baa exhAuafatf his homestead right and cannot ol> tain a pre-emption may take a chased homestead in certain distrutt. Price per acre. reside six months hi each 0! three years, cultivate fifty an4 erect la house worth Deputy Minister of the -n lit ndvertiseir rnt will not to ;