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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LITHBRIDGE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 1909. 1 MOVING PICTURES. ADVANCED i VAUDEVILLE., 1. Old Sleulh 2. Fake Diamond Swindler 3. Venetian Tragedy o N Pal of Mine Prices I5c and-25c The Celebrated Giadstote Children Singing and Acrobatic Dancers Nelson The Man with the Bounc- ing Hats. Comedy Novelty Juggler Richard the Brazen Serial Story By C 'Jownsead Brady and Edward Peplc "The Earl of Croyland, of answered Mr. Renwyck. striving to control his growing impatience at all these Interruptions. "Of course." said RlclJard solemnly. "Didn't you Just recognize me your- "Fellow! Chap! This isn't the Earl of Croyland, Mr. Renwyck. He's an Impostor, sir. You are being grossly deceived." It a lyddite shell had been exploded on- the lawn of Restmore It could not have created a more profound sensa- tion. There were several startling ex- .clamations, short and saarp, then a sudden silence, which finally the farm- er broke. "Dog my he roared exultantly., "I knowed he was try ID' to woozle "Coins Into the said Mr. Renwyck sternly, "all of you. We'll sift this matter to tbe'bottoml" The assemblage wkich gathered in the large wide hall was Indeed a mix- ed collection. Besides the haughty Aliss'Schermerly and the dismal Sir. Van der Awe, there were one wonder- ing English gentleman, two detectives, 1 a constable, several more or -less ter- rified servants, a farmer, an automo- bile agent, a lawyer, a financier and a scapegoat This is not counting Mrs. Benwyck, who found herself In a frightened state of agitation which Miss Sehennerly could not soothe, nor Miss Chittendon, who was worse off; nor Miss ttenwyck, uor Miss Sempton, who was displaying her "ripping" fig- ure- from a point of vantage on the stairs bet-ween the other two. said Mr. Renwyck, facing the scapegoat In the center of the "now, eir, pray be good enough to account of yourself." would you like to know asked Richard in an exasperatingly level voice. you an "An Englishman! Well, rather not" sneered fbe ambassador. "IS'o, tbauk came .the fervid answer. "An American and proud of Sir Rodney's face .flamed redder than before. So did Miss Harriet's, but bees from a very different cause. interposed the ambas- sador. "Hinr laughed the. farmer. "I knew there was something began Miss Schermerly in malicious triumph., "I always thought his man- ners bad not the commanded Mr. Renwyck, glaring about him savagely. Then be turned once more to Richard. "You have'imposed on-my sir. Who are "Now, whom do you think I am'i" asked the Texan, with a most engag- ing smile. was silence for a moment; then Miss Sempton spoke: "Pardon me, Mr. Renwyck, but I think I can supply that Information. He says he Wilson, chauffeur for the Layton Motor com- pany. He learned to drive a car on a "On a exclaimed Miss Harrift. to whom an illumination was dawning. "He Isn't" spoke up Mr. Parker promptly, "asking your pardon, ma'am, for contradicttog a lady. I belong to the Layton Motor company, and I nev- er laid eyes on tbis man before In my life." 'Taln't shouted the farmer. "He Is Peter Wilson; I recall it now. I heard him say so himself. The lady hear'd him. too. an' she'll back .me up." "Officer." said Mr. Renwyck, with quiet ferocity, "oblige me by. putting that man out of my house." Sergeant Flint complied willingly. FIVE BILLION DOLLARS WANTED To Improve the Agricultural Conditions In tke United :l States Spokane, Wash., June Hooker, secretary of the board of con- trol of the National Irrigation Con- gress., will present a resolution for ap- proval by that organization at its seventeenth sessions in Spokane, Au- gust 9 to 14, memorializing Congress to issue 3 per cent, gold bonds runn- ing 100 years, the amount of or thereof as may be for-the following specific purposes: One "billion dollars for food roads of and swamp lands, thus" reclaiming an area equal to miles. One billion dollars for the recla- mation by irrigation of acres of arid and semi-arid lands, riow partly or wholly One billion dollars to construct and improve deep waterways, to develop of miles of ter- ritory now without adequate trans- portation facilities. One bilion dollars for good roads and national the lack of wlfich the loss to the farm aroa of ihc United States is approximate- ly annually. One billion dollars for forest pro- tection, reforestation and conser- vation of the forest thus assuring timber and lumber sup- plies for centuries to crime; "Five bilion dollars is an enormous sum, but it. is no more than is actual- 1: Burner 2 Burners 3 Burners 90c We Have The Stock HHYR BROS- PHONE 75 :RO. BOX 27 Daily Herald Market dace yen have ta MJJ w to reit place It till C4M.U. If you wait use this 23e Inertta iaserttoBj for SI SITUATIONS VACANT W breaking outfits to start to work at once. Will pay nbwal to the 0. W.. Kerr Co., Lethhridge. UO-O first class waitresses wanted at once, at the: Model Union Restaurant. 150-0 male stenograph- er wanted at once. Box '0., Herald Office. 154.0 .At once, a first class bar- ber. .No other need apply. .-Wages a week, GO over 30. Address all communications M. M. Steele Fincher 160-6 GIRL light house- work. Apply Mrs. J. P. Hail, 109 Smith St. 160-C Rootenay Steel The oven door of the Kootenay drops down and provides a shelf upon which to the pans drawn from the When quiet was restored Mr. Ren- wyck returned to the matter In hand. "You admit then, to having sailed under false "I said Richard equably. "Is your name Peter "No." Mr. Renwyck's face went red, then deathly pale. He had beard enough. In the excitement of the exposure -he ..nnjLfor the balance of the conclave the to carry out the gigantic. rustic looked on and listened from afar, j in developing millions of ac- ;res of lands in various parts of the j United States now absolutely worth- said Mr. Hooker in. explaining the plan. "Congress will not bo ask- ed to appropriate a penny." state of New York is expend-1 ing to, enlarge the Erie i canal and is the amount required to improve the Missouri -ri- bad jost sight for the moment of the from a point about 40 miles westi robbery. He pointed a shaking finger 'o{ yelknvstorie Park to where t? at tTift TOVJJTI In n the Mississippi river, miles. Thenl there the projected waterway frrom Lake Michigan to the Gulf of 'Mexico and- scores of others necessary to cheap and better transportation facil- ities. Millions of dollars will be-saved annually to the people of tlie United States by the completion of these works. The maintenance of the greatest wa- terway in the world, composed-of-the Great Lakes, on which the government of the United States has expended more than for harbors and connecting channels .presents, an ar- gument in favor of the scheme to de- velop thousands of miles ".of territory- in the Missouri and -other valleys. The other projects outlined in the foregoing are of equal if greater, importance, and with proper'backing, they can be carried out successfully, j "No one questions statement that good roads have a high money value to the farmers, of the nation, may be said that this alone is suffi- cient to justify the cost of their con- struction as rapidly as practicable "un- der an. efficient, economical and eqiii- few more sheep shearers wanted Chin Sjding. Will com- mence Ju dale, Alta. 25. In. Simpsen, Coal- 161-4 WANTED AT dining room girl. Apply at Hotel- Windsor. 163-0 SITUATIONS WANTED as book-keeper by experienced young wom'an'who can jgive references. Address 629 Round St., Lethbridge, Alta, ......163-5 TO RF.NT. at the Texan and exclaimed in a tont which was loud enough for all to "tear: "Where are my "I give It up." said Richard cheer- fully. "That's what they want you to Interrupted Mr. Van der Awe, with a sudden burst of intelligence, which sur- prised everybody. "You've got them, my said Mr. Renwyck. "Officers! nrrest him I" Shrill and anguished caine the cry. and the desperate Texan's warm blood tingled at the sound. To him it meant one friend at least, no matter what his uatue inigut be. As Harriet step- ped forward Unde Michael caught-her hand, whispered 11 word in her ear and pulled ber gently back. "Be careful." Jacob." he admonished. "You are laying yourself open to a suit for libeL If you bad listened to me at first, "Hoid your retorted .Mr. Renwyck sharply. "Tnia is my af- fair." "Oh. all right." agreed Mr. Corrigan, shrugging as be turned away. "I wash my hands of the" matter, entirely." -This he proceeded to do, but with the proverbial "Invisible soap." Seeming to derive much joy therefrom. 1CHARD was uot angry at Mr. Renwyck's accusation, false though it was. ELe had expect- ed it all along and bad steeled himself to bear !t without the turaics of an eyelash. Tills would seem to be his opportunity for confessing bis de- ception, yet now be was checked .by the part the two young ladies bad played on the previous nlgbt. To make (To Be Cootiriued.) R FOR new cottages in North Ward, per month; R. V. Gibbons, Phone 222, Ott: Block. 153-0 TO two-roomed snack on Torrance ave., close in. Imme- diate possession. Apply P 0.' Box 1365 J56-O FURNISHED OFFICE FOR In Shepard per month. Unfurnished. Appgy J. B. Kelsey Shepard Block, opposite Lyceum. 60-6 TO Four nice new unfurnish- ed front rooms. Apply to H. R. Bry- ant, corner Cutbill and London Rd. 159-6 UNFURNISHED To let. One minute from Postoffice. Apply 109 Smith St. 160-6 TO Board and room in a strictly modern house, bath, etc., at LUMP COAL 96.00 a ton delivered or a ton at mine BTEAM Plouon COAL 75c a ton at mine All Coal told 0. 0. D Adireas postcard to Dupen Co. ROYAL CITY LOST Granum, Alta., June 3rd. Two bay geldings each three years old, no brands, weight about both had haltere on. One light bay, star in forehead, ittle. white on nose and white hind :ood. One dark bay, one white hind Notify post- 154-0 foot. Suitable reward. master, Granum, Alta. Royal Collieries, 1 bay gelding, branded lazy LD on left shoulder, white hocks, last seen be- .ween Chin and Coaldale. reward or return of same to Stacey's Lum- ber Yard. into my pasture, 1 -earling gelding, dark'sorrel, branded V on thigh. Owner please prove pro- perty, pay expenses and take away. James -76 f When You Buy Fruit Lands Why not buy them where there ia the most money to be made off them If you do, CrestOH District it the place. Our land is just as not need irrigation, climate5 can't 03 beat, and we are" from 24 to 60 hours nearer the market. Isn't that evidence enough that Creston District is the plane to buy frnit lands We have 8.700 acresjn. one tract and we are sub-dividing it into ten-acre blocks. price is per acre, one- fifth down, one, two, three and four years for the balance, with interest at The 0. P. R. runs through this land. Canyon City lumber Company, Ltd. Creston, B.C. cents an acre, while -estimated average increase resulting from im- proving all the public roads is The losses-'in five years" would ag- .grggate for section of two. mile? of public highway. The .necessity of'good obvious, as enh.ajice, eacfc bcOliou. uf luiui about or more than double the estimated cost of two miles of improved highw.'iy, constitutor tlio quota for G40 a ores of land. "The value of our forests was ru-ver better appreciated tli.in today. With- in the arid and .sf-nrii-arid portions of the western states nearly acres are covt-rod with woodland, of value for fuel, if-nco posts and other purposes essential to the success "f tlie farmers. also are acres covered with heavy forest? hav- ing commercial value for timber and logs for sawmills, also hundreds of thousands of acres of timber lands in other parts of the United Re- forestation and conservation of the vast resources are necessary to pro- vide future generations with timber and lumber supplies--. Thee stownr- inent is. expending- large amounts of money every year to protect its for- ests from fires, yet expert lumbermen ?ay that m'-ru standing timber is range for the work to be done with dispatch. DATED this 18th day of June J. T. J. 1 59-6 Sanitary Inspector. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATION! FOR Hart Parr Engine, with magneto run three weeks, good tea- i for selling. Also a tain a pre-emption may taka A MH Any pereoc wno the aole bead Qt a family, or any mala 18 old, may homestead a f available Dominion land in toba, daakatchewan ok applicant must appear in penon M he Dominion Lands or Bnk Agency for the district. hf proxy may be at any afeatf sr of intending hometteadtr. Six months' vpon and cultiTation of the land in f three years. A homeatoadar may ive within nine miles of hla haflM tead on .a farm of at 80 aorai olely owned and occupied by ot >y hie father, mother, son, daughter. rother or sister. In certain districts a n good standinf may pre.empi a uarter-section abnfaida hia tead. Price per -Must reside six months in f six years front date of bomeaiaad ntry (includiuf the timt te ara homestead patent) and fty extra. A homesteader who has unanairJ homestead right and eannoi Cockshutt plow." Address A.B.C.. c-o I chased homestead in certain distrirta. Herald. i 162-6 'Price fS.OO per aew. ___ ____ Jxeside six months in eath WANTED TO PURCHASE-A small JJjjf safe either new or second hand, must worth WOiJj. ho. in perfect condition. G. B. Wei- j i 163-6! Deputy Minister of N.B.-TJnauthoTiad paWlaatlm cl MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE. vtl) not W lot. FOR SALE-rAt ,a bargain. 25 head of j horses and nailos at stock yards east j Mark McM.ihon. Coaldale of city. Hotel. 163-2 FOR 1-2 x 3 1-2 camera and complete outfit, Write C. West- ley, c-o Herald office. dh I NO I NO. Miss UnraTft Archer, pupil of oclefciwted teacher, WilUaw will receive papih Im and voice production. DM for BcUid CooovrU, Ai 1 the Letbbtidie OonMrratory of ;