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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHiltlDQE, ALTA.c FRIDAY, MARCH 5, Make a Fortune in Fruit to a Year Profit from only 10 acres You have heard of the wonders of B. C, Fruit Lands. How would you like to owa ten in the famous Arrow Lake District, when; irrigation is not required, and where the land yields a clear profit of from to on ten acres every year. Where vegetables and small fruits produce iu such abundance that the profits are almost beyond belief. Here's your chance, if you have a little ready money or can save a few dollars every month. YOU CAN -HOLD 10 ACRES OF THE FINEST FRUIT LAND IN THIS FAMOUS DISTRICT. Present prices of to per acre on easy terms, afford those in- terested in fruit growing an unusu- nl opportunity. This is the most attractive fruit district in the_ Kootenay District of British Columbia. Nestled among the mountains on the shores of the beautiful Arrow Lakes amid scenic beauty unsurpassed, soil of exceed- ing depth and richness. THE LAND OF PERFECT FRUIT Ko insect fruits pests, good market, good transportation, good climate and good water with roads to every 10 sere tract with an inexhaustible mar- ket at your door. THE ACREAGE IS LIMITED, THE OPPORTUNITY BOUNDLESS. A card brings free literature. The land is being sSld rapidly. Hundreds of inquiries are being received, and fortune awaite the man who buys now. STRENGTH HAS MEANT EFFICIENCY. (Cultrary Jlews.) When tune came tor grunting autonomy to the Northwest IVmtor- ies, the question was very widely and seriously discussed whether 'party, Government should be applied to the' new provinces. That- the system has very decided disadvantages as well as advantages, all who have made democratic institutions a study will be free to udmit. It is not neces- sary to go into the question of what decided the turn that events took in Albert, and Saskatchewan. The his- parties put candidates iu the field iu the two provinces, but in j Alberta the final 'result was to oblit- erate for rU practietl purposes, the ordinary during the term f the firs1. islature. But two Conservatives w re elected, and they were both men little accustomed -io public liiV so little adapted by their training ju t.i.Mer fields for as- suming the responsibilities that cir- cumstances had thrown upon them, that during the. past four years Al- berta has been to. all intents and pur- poses without political warfare so far AS her provincial politics went. The situation has been a unique one., and it is of interest to note what JANE CABLE GIXMtGC BARR MeCUTCiCOft Eta. by Dodd, Company. CHAPTER XV. IIE dark, muffled figure of a man leaned against a section of the old wall that edged the figure of u man who prayed -with, all his soul that his vigil might be in vain. If she came, all over. He was not armed. He had thrown bis revolver away a week before. His only desire now to learn the ex- tent of her duplicity. If she obeyed the call of the letter tlien there could ed, :md be shivered as if with a dread- ful chill. heart was shouting a ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS LETHBRIDGE M. FREEMAN, Genl. Agent. ALBERTA MR. E. N. BARKER AND HIS WORK (Albert a ....Homestead.) The editor stead is we expect that the Homestead will the front in jigriculture. In the far- be more than ever a welcome weekly association, which tbe f'ome- visitor to the homes of the farmers stead since its inception has exerted of the south, as indeed to those of; itself to promote the interests of, it the whole of the province; for though! was never once suggested. Mr. Bar- Mr. Barker has sounded the praises ker was one of the earliest directors of 'Southern Alberta in season and; of that body and nowhere has he out of season for many years back, j more sincere friends and admirers ami he is too biff and broad-minded a man) nowhere has his decision to help in to be at all limited in his sympathies j 'the work of building up a great agri- Praise of the south does not cultural weekly for Alberta been more disparasremeiit to the centre or the; heartily welcomed than of Cal- north. The sectional spirit some-j .cary. We repeat that the Home-) ing .carried" out'without .'recourse to of the Alberta Home- to be able to quiet the fears expressed by the Lethbridge Her aid. The Homestead is a provincial, not a local paper, and llr. Barker will not only not discontinue his ef- forts on behalf of Southern Alberta, but will have very much larger op- portunities than in the past to make -known its resources, lie will'be a frequent visitor to the southern nnrt of the province aod keep ciosely in touch, with its progress. Tbe Home- stead has already a stroajr hold in 'The.country below Calgary, with the development of which ITr. Barker has been so closely associated for nearly quarter of a century.- For it he has done some o? his best work In the col- of his paper. Now that He is that is sometimes manifested -between'' tna-t. of. developing- the wealth of the to be a regular member of our. staff, towns cities has never come toisoil- has been its1 effect on the general) be uo doubt that was coming at work of government. That it con- the call vof tbe lover.v His hands twitch- tained grave elements of danger many keen -students of public affairs contended, there is no question j that it would have offered a great opportunity to- unscrupulous men, who, "drunk with the'sight of pow- could not withstand the tempta- tion that accompanies it. In the con trol which one strong party holds over another lies one of the price ad- vantages that -are urged in behalf of the party system. In Alberta, how- ever, it his not been needed. The present Administration has been able to pursue it? course without an op- position ever alert to secure a party advantage, at its heels, and yet there is not a single act- that-can be brought against- it to indicate that it has been unworthy of the exceptional trust- that was reposed in it. The province, in short, has been ivt-n all the benefits which accrue from a non-party system, without any of the evils which in some situa- tions and with some men "would spring could from it. No Government been exposed to a more ing ber to come aud have done with it all. He was there before tbe hour named in the decoy. His eyes never left the sidewalk that ran past his own home, but a short distance from the Drive. They stared without blinking across the dark border through the circle of light from the arc lamp and far into tbe shadows of .blackness j beyond. It was very dark where he stood. The lake had battered through the sea wall for many rods at this par-! ticular point, and no-one ventured out j beyond the bridle path for fear of i slipping down into the cavities that! had been washed out by the waves. His station was on the edge of the piles of stoue and cement that had been tossed up to await the pleasure of the park commissioners. somewhere iu But thj? word! btcamt jumbled In tbe ears of htr toner. Prom time to timt mind grasped such sentences par- alyzing in their bitterness: "I tht of adoption. David will ht- lleve what you say. He me, and he loves Jaue. I am willing to pay all that I have to keep It from Graydon and But I intend to tell my band. I will not deceive him any longer. He will understand, even though he should hate me for It Ht will love Jane, although she Is not hit own child.': David Cable seemed froten to tht spot His brain was clearing; be wai grasping the full importance of every sentence tbat rushed from ber impas- sioned lips. The last appalling word! fell like the blow of a club in tht hands of a powerful man. He was dazed, stunned, senseless. It seemed to him that his breatb had ceased to come and tbat bis whole body had turned to stone. His wide staring saw nothing ahead of him. "Well, what have you to sht was demanding. "Why have you asked me to come out here? Sou my final answer. What have you to say? Are you going to tell Graydon that Jana is not our I must know." "Not our came from the pal- sied lips of David Cable, so low and lifeless that the sound was lost in the swish of the water below. The inter- mittent red signal in the lighthouse far out in the lake "blinked back at him, but to him it was a steady, vivid glare. "Do you hear me? I have .lied to my husband for tbe last There was almost a toue of victory in the voict now, "Do you hear me? You don't dare! David will not believe you. Ht will A terrible oath choked back tht hopeful words in the woman's throat Murder had come back into the man's heart "You x "Tes, it's David! Liar! Whose child is she? Tell "David! David! For God's sake, hear me! There was no wrong, I swear "She's not my child and there's no Walt! fc' He up to UK- spot' wbtre'bt bud seen two figures but a moment before, the full horror of bid hapiwued striking biin for tht first time. Tbe tint a nas Ellas Droom, and he bail beeu an eyewitness to tbe dim, indistinct tragedy at tbe sen wall. His presence Is.easily explained. of Bauseuier's telephone mes- sage to Mrs.-Cable, together with his threat to expose ber ou tbe following morning. It was only uutural that gut should make a ilual eight, of course. Tbe old clerk realized the danger of au encounter between his employer aud his victim at a time so iu tense as tbis. He could not know that Bansemer would visit the Cable bouie tbat eveiiiug, but he Huspected tbat such would be tbe case. It was bis duty to prevent the meeting. If possible. Huusemer would go too far, argued the old man; be must be stopped. That is wby be lurked iu the neighborhood to ttiru Bausetner back before he could euter tbe home of David Cable., He saw Airs. Cable leave bouse and go toward tbe lake. Following some distance behind, be saw her cross ,tbe Drive and make her way to sea 'wall. along Iu the shadow of tbe buildings, cursing bis luck aud Bansemer jointly, be saw the two forms come together out there by ture into consideration, but it was im- possible to substitute anything before his owu wrongs. David Cable was not of man who would go on liv- ssvere test, and none could have! come through it- more triumphantly, j Tho bulk of Alberta citizens are j not They wish to see! the affairs of the province tered in n business-like, far-sighted' mg Wlth a wife for the sake fashion -with a view to promoting the J of appearance. He was not an apolo- prosperky-cf Alberta rather than that ffist. Time and circumstance and the of any party organization. So- Ions, therefore, as they see their ideas- be- For awhile he tried to take Jane's fu-'' The sardomc laugh that fol- times crops up in Alberta. We see! stead stands for Alberta first, last absolutely no excuse for it and be-' aiid. all the time, that it is as much lieve that it is the duty of every good interested in one section as ha anoth- eitizen to resist it whenever it shows i er.and that it hopes to be a. great itself. We want i. orovinciallv." as t to learn to 'think j influence in advancing the prosperity 5 a man prominent j of the man., on whom the prosperity in the public life of Alberta put it! of every other class who not loner is discharging- the primary economic Fortunately the senseless" rivalrv! duty that lies before the province, NEW TOWN OF RUNG In Southern Alberta, at the Junction on the A. R. I. Railway, part of W. 4 in- the centre of the great Southern Alberta Grain Belt Xo success ful-business man ever txirns down a proposition .without' due con- sideration. V Putting yoiir money in banks is not an investnient. The earning power of money Is great when, .put into new and creative enterprises Instead of there being one rich man to every hundred, thousand po you would get your Lots in the New Town Of Stirling are a.good investment. Why? STIRLING is located in. the :heart of a district where the crop returns nre 55 bushels ot Winter Wheat to the acre. Stirling is located about 19 milessoutheast of Lethbndge amd is now an important railway centre. It is also expected that the Wevburn .'exish- sion Avill run to this point. The lots in this desirable tpwnsite are all high and dry, and all good sized building lots. The title is perfect, and can be secured at any time upon final payment of purchase price. The lay-out of STIRLING is ideal, with main streets 100 feet wide and a lane running back of each block 20 feet wide. Prices mnge from for business lots down to for residential lots, oh terms of 1-4 cash, balance 3, 6 and 9 months, withinterest at 6 per cent. For full particulars write or call on DR. KOELLOR, who will be found at STIRLING with blue prints and plans and price list of lots. perpetual party strife., they will be glad to see the province relieved of the latter. Under these circum- stances ,it is.therefore not at all sur- prising that now, a general election is approaching, the average man argues that, everything h'avinff worked out so well in 'the public n> terests during- the past four years with the Government in such abso- lute control of the -situation, that it could proceed steadily with the work of administration, undisturbed by petty party considerations, it is best, to leave things as they are. As long as a. strong. Government continues to do good work it is better to main- tain its full In. looking over the record, of the present Administration we cannot see a single respect in which have been improved upon if its mem bets hlad: had no comJection with a party. Its policy has been based on the broadest: lines. It has been ihe welfare of the province, not of the that has been -constantly in view. The leader of the Opposition .time admitted that his con- stituency .had been treated quite as fairly as any other in the expendi- ture of public funds, and that the Ministers gave careful attention to his requests. single supporter in the Legislature also stated that his constituents had no ground for .complaint.-. This .is a different state of affairs "from that which we" see where parties are closely divided, and that in power is constantly fight- ing for its life. It is kept "60 busy trying to keep in. office ihat it has httle opportunity to think of the in- terests of the mass of those whom it is supposed to serve. But while all this is true, we have had in Alberta a stability which is neiarly always lacking when party Land Co., lethbriilge Do not wnit till the hwt m sold. Y. S. SHCPARD, Mtntf" SHEPARD BLOCK LETHBRIDGE f VJ lines are altogether broken. In the neighboring Province of British Col- umbia they had an extended experi- ence of this stale of affairs, and so closely did they approach political- anarchy that all were glad eventual- ly to see a party administration re- stored. All in all, Alberta may consider it- self, very lucky that the fortunes of war in 1905 "brought abcut the poli- tical situation.that has existed dur- ing the past four years, and it is not likely, with such excellent oppor- tunities of judging of the results, that it will show any desire in 1909 to have a different one created. -It- is not such an easy matter to get a first-class Government that particu- larly at this stage of our growth, we can afford "to throw out or even" weaken one that-has clearlv demon-, strated its efficiency. gist power of true love would adjust the affair of Jane and Graydoa Bansemer. This was his affair. Time could not adjust it for him. At last be saw a woman's figure hur- ryiBg down the street The wild, eager hope that tbe light from the electric lamp would prove it to be oth- er than that of bis wife was quickly dlspeDed. His worst fears were true. His Frances, his wife of more than a score of years, bis pretty sweetheart} through all those days, was false'.to' him! As he fell back against the wall j something seemed to snap in his breast; a groan of misery arose to his lips. With eyes which saw red with rage j and anguish, be watched the besitat- i Ing approach of the woman. She stop- I and looked up and down the Drive, "into tbe dark .shadows by the lake. Tht sky was overcast. .No stars peeped lowed was that of a raging maniac. "You've fooled me, you fiend! Too devfii" At that word and with one loot at her husband's terribly distorted fea- tures, Frances Cable shrank back with a single terrified cry, turned from him and fled madly for her life. With the spring of "the. wild beast, Cable rushed steps she c-rossed" "le boole- i-.-jrd. stjll jrlacemg about as If Jn spiwh of one.: He mored ward unconacloosly, almost blindly, and she caught a glimpse of his tall, dark figure. He was cot unlike Banse- mer in height and carriage. AM drew near, his legs trembled and of despair flooded his eyes. savage desire to grasp her by the throat and burl her Into the waters beyond the break came; over him wlti Irresistible power. Then came the the lake. "Too late, curse bins for a fooV' Droom bad muttered'to himself. "He ought to kuow this is bad business just now. She's cotae out to meet him too. Worse. It's.my duty to look out for liiiu as long as be employs me. I'm doing my best, and 1 can't help It if be betrays.himself.- I'd like to see him I can't go back ou 'him wbile I'm taking money from b'iiu Look at lie chuckled softly as be saw the two figures approach each other. For all thai, he knew they' might be con- templating a fond and loving embrace, and DC was not undeceived until be saw one of.the figures' separate itself, run from t.be other and go plunging to the earth. As lit- started up iu sur- prise tbe otber figure leaned forward aud then straightened itself quickly. Droom did uot hesitate. He dashed across the street, conscious, that some- thing dreadful Isrul His iu- thought tbut B.uisemer bad lost his temper had'struck-tbe "wo- auin down. AN AMERICAN HUSBAND. London, March marriage of George Westinghouse, of Pittsburgh and Evelyn" Violet, daughter of Sir Thomas Brokelbank, was: celebrated today at the little village church of Irton, Cumberland, where the Bro- kelbank site is located. able collapse which "conquered tbe mur- derous impulses and left him weak and broken-for the moment With a sob he turned and leaned upon tbe wall, his back to her, his face buried in bis tense despised, dishon- ored! Kill her? Tbe horror of it swept his brain clear for an instant. Kill his pretty Frances? Kill Jane's mother? How could he think of it? It was a long time before tht ed man knew that she. was standing close behind bim and was speaking to binv Tbe sound of ber voice came through the noise of his pounding heart as if It, were far away and gen- tle. But what was it tbat she was say- ing? Her voice was angry, suppressed, condemning. "Ton may take-it or refuse It jnst as yon were the first words his turbulent senses distinguIshecL "1 can pay no -more than'that for your silence. The other Is Impossible. I will not discuss it again with you." She paused vas if waiting for bim to Ft- "Tonight 1 shall tell my husband whole story. I cannot; endure tbe suspense any longer. I will not live in fear of you another hour, My only reason for coming ont here tonight; Is to plead with yon to spart your son and Jane. I not asking anything for myself. It would break Jane's heart if Graydou should refust to marry her. You ''twist have a heart Our Stock of NEW SPRING GOODS Has arrived, and our store preaeuts a magnificent display. We have a very fine FOUR.PIECE SASKATCHEWAN WALNUT BEDROOM SET An Early English FIVE. PIECE BEDROOM SET is also a very beautiful thing. See our Dining Room Chain and Baby Carriaffea Tfc White Furniture Co. CraU Strctt spring oj tlie wild beast, CoDte rushed after her. after her, cursing her with every breath. In a few yards he had almost reached her, his hands outstretched to grasp her necfc. But at that instant the frightened woman's strength sud- denly gave way. Her knees received the fall of the limp body. For a ond she seemed huddled in a posture of prayer, then toppled over, slipped easily forward'through a fissure in Tbt wall and plunged headforemost Into the chugging waters below. In the lives even of tbe best nta there are moments when tht human Jp- are annIhilatgd and njsjlwittfl by- those of the beast Likewise have there been instances iu which the ibrav- been tried in found wanting, while, conversely, th supposedly cowards b heroes. 3Therefore since no two sitaa ttons can.oceur at a different time an yet have precisely similar conditions it behooves us to forbear judging, les we be judged, and to approach tbe fo lowing Incident in this man's career a if we ourselves dwelt under a; covering of glass. of his.marriage tip t< this moment no man could have fough better the bitter struggle of life than David Cable, yet now in this his hour of travail and piteously succumbed. Cowardice, the most despicable of all emotions, held him In her grasp. He sank exhausted.against the wall bis eyes fixed upon tbe black bole through which his wife had disappear- ed; then tbe stony changed sud- denly to a look of ble, stupefying. He crept to the edge and' peered Intently into the water, not six feet below, his eyes starting from his head. Black, sobbing water, darkness Im- penetrable! The instinctive fear of apprehension caused bim to look in every direction for possible cyewit nesses. Every drop of blood iu his body seemed turned to ice with: tfor- ror. Down there in that' black, chill water lay the body of bis wife, the woman be had loved through all these trying years, and be her murderer: Terrified, trembling, panting, ht tried to force himself into tbe water with tbt vague hope of saying her; even -as he looked wildly about for help, a shout ready to spring from bis dry throat, tbe natural dread of the accused facing bis accuser took possession of bim. Fear, abject fear, held bim In grasp; be could not shout A. man was running across the Drive toward long. loping; tbat covered the ground rapidly. With a last horrified look in the-water, David Cable, era von for the moment, turned fled.through the night along tht broken 'sea aimlessly, hta tyei anseelng. feet .possessed of wings. He knew whither he ran, only that hit was nn nssnatsln fleeing from tht horrors behind. Over the narrow- strip o( ground tbt long, eager figure that had darted from the shadow of tbt tht street In hoarse, ratcoot The flight of the ni.-io proof pos- itive. He called him to stop, .certain that it was Bansemer The runner turned his face .toward'him for a mo- ment. Tbe light from the street may'" have deceived Elins Drooni's eyes, but the face.of tlie jissailant was not that of ..James Bansenit-r. Droom stopped short and looked after the man. para- j.lyzed with amazement. Then be gave j a. snorting'laugh ;it bis own stupidity. Of course it was Bansemer. Who else could it be? Arriving: at. the spot'where he had last seen tbe couple, he'.-was amazed to fiiid' no.one there.. Ht realized, with horror, that the woman must have been struck down, had fallen or had been thrown-into the Jake. The jraunt okl clerk groaned bitterly as he -upon .the wall and peered over into rlie TraJw. .He listen- eti for fbe cries and struggles of the womnn.- Gradnaiiy his .-eyes solved the situation.-, .lie saw the row of spiles beyond the br'enk': in the- gea wall and the swishing pool, inside. Even incoming flood of water between the sturdy posts and into the cut of the wall. Without a moment's hesitation be dropped Into this seething prison, confi- dent that the woman's body could be found there. A single gUnce had shown him that he cou-d crawl up- ward, through and. he knew that the below was not j dangerously 4eep. A; minute later he was scrambling out of tbis angry, icy water up through the fissure, bearing in his long arms forta of Frances Cable..''He had fouud ber half submerged iu the every sweep of-the waves through the sievelilce posts Covering her com- pletely. He dropped the body on the ground j after reaching the level and took a j quick, shuddering ghiuce about Two. men had stopped on the opposite side of the Drive. He hesitated a second au'd'then shouted to them. They stood still in alarm. Before they could respond to bis second shout Ellas Drooui was "tearing the woman's watch from her belt and the rings from her Singers, His stron-g. nervous bands round the necklace that she. wore, and it broke beneath their sudden Jerk. Cunningly he, tossed the necklace upon the ground and trampled it with his heel. The watch and rings went flying across the wall and far oat Into the lake, "This' Tvoman'- has been be shouted. He did not know: how much: of tbe tragedy -these men bad wit- nessed. Boldness was his cue for'the moment; stealth could .follow v later. in tbe I'm afraid it's murder. The man who did It went thar way. Yell for" the If the assailant -was .James mer, Droom was doing bis duty by him; If rt was another, he was doing his duty by society. CHAPTER XVI. ROOM'S intentions wert clear. It was not a ten- der heart nor was.lt chiv- alry which prompted ____ to do the deed of vatoi ust described. He hnd started out D 1o hit duty by Banseiner anss fee his hire, and bt ftltlt till his duty to carer the of his master best be could.; He knew tmt bt was Jeopardizing bis own ty, Tht obsUuortc cunning of his na- art" Insisted thnt the man fat bud rstchcd was Pflnsemcr, nitlioufb bit rfef Rliropw (he fiijrltlvt't fiot dto- couraged that belie ;