Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
PAGE LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., MARCH 27, 1901. OUR. PRICES Pay You Well To see our goods and compare prices with any store in Alberta. We g'uarantee the goods we Your money back if not satisfied. 1 "WE GIVE YOU HERS A LIST OF OUR D7W PRIGSS READ THE WHOLE PROGRAM THROUGH AND GET POSTED In Dry Goods everything is new and fresh, as we carried nothing over from last season. Then again the Goods were bought in the very best markets and for the spot cash Panama Cloth. Dress Skirts, made in. the latest Spring styles, plain full skirt, with two 3-inch folds running round near the bottom; finished in. "front with large covered "buttons; self bands and bound seams. Good quality all-wool Panama. This is a wonderful skirt for money. Black, brown and aavy. Price SPRING Light Fawn and Gray Covert Cloth, three- .Vjuarter length coats; easy fitting, fashionable garments; trimmed with buttons and self strappings; splendid value at and LAWN SHIRT White Lawn Waists, with long -sleev- and high dressy collar; trimmed with embroidery and lace down front; tucked back and sleeve; really worth Our price is LADIES' WASH are showing some elegant new Wash Suits; N. Y. styles; stripes and plain materials. Our prices run from down to DRESS wash dress goods we show all the new and pop- ular weaves and colorings; in fact we've doubled the stock in this de- partment for Spring business. We can safely say that for variety, style and price there is nothing better shown in the West for street or evening wear. See them and compare prices. LACE CURTAINS AT PER PAIR SI This curtain is certainly a winner ice. Full width and length. well made Nottingham lace with dainty floral design. Maedonald's price................'.......... NAIRNS SCOTCH biggest stock shown in the city. They come in beautiful floral and tile de- signs in light, medium and darker shades. Maedonald's price, square yard............................ 50c BLEACHED SHEETINGS bleached Sheetings; good heavy even cotton. Per yd............. ,.-..32c PILLOW SLIPS-42 and 44 inch; fine heavy bleached pillow slips with deep hem; stitched ends. Per pair ..45c MEN'S TWEED SUITS-25 only, Men's All Wool Tweed Suits; fashion- able cut and well .tailored; a suit easily worth ten dollars. Maedonald's price and Tooke Shirts, in a great range of patterns; the best and most up to date Shirts we've ever shown for the price we ask. Each and 75c Groceries and Provisions You'll find we can save you money on your Grocery Bills, and give you the very best and freshest of everything required for your table ORANGES Navels, sweet and juicy per doz. 25c Best California. Our price per doz. 25c JAMS Smith's Pure Rasp- berry, Strawberry, Black Currant, Plurn and Peach. Per 5 Ib. tin 75c Balmoral Any fruit, 5 Ib. tin 75c JAM Cross and Blackwell's 7 Ib. tins. Each MAPLE SYR UP-Imperial Brand- Gallon tins. Each L15 Beehive Corn Syrup- in. 10 Ib. tins. Each 65c CATSUP-Smith's Pure Tomato, Catsup. Pint bottles 25c RICE Japan, best grade; 4. Ibs. for 25c TAPIOCA Macdonald's price, 4 Ibs. for 26c SAGO Maedonald's every price, 4 Ibs. for 26c GREEN Whole and dry, per Ib 5c SPLIT Maedonald's price, Ib 5c Thistle Brand Ceylon in 3 Ib. tins No. 1 Grade, 3 Ib. tins. Our price, 2 for 2Se No. 1 grade; 2 Ib. tins; per case PEAS-r-No. I grade; 2 Ib. per case in 2 Ib. tins. Price................... 2 tins for 25c 2 Ib. tins; 5 tins for ..A....................... 2 Ib. tins; 5 tins for 2 Ib. tins; 5 tins for........................ 1.00 Per box. of 50 large fresh stock. Per Ib........................... lOc PEACHES Evaporated; choice stock. 2 Ibs. for............... 25c APRICOTS Evaporated; choice stock. 2 Ibs. for---------........ 25c choice stock. 2 Ibs............................... 25c California Seeded Eaisins. Full 16 oz. packets; 2 pack- ets for 26c toilet; 7 cakes 25c SHOES Oxfords, Dongola and Vici Kid; new last heel and toe; they come in black, tan and ox-blood. Per pair leather lined .Calf, Blucher cut; easy fitting and 'an ex. cellent wearing shos for mechanics and others the little folk. We. have everything they require in fine and medium grades of Strap Slippers, Oxfords and Bals. American styles. At........VERY CLOSEST PRICES THE CASH STORE A. MACDONALD CO. JANE CABLE Story could l iwve known that you wore so niivV- Besides. I had always beard you Americans re- ferred to us brutes." Grnydon then suddfuly bla face became very Tlie reallza- i tion of her terrible sitnntlon had j dawned upou him. A WOIUMO uiuoug u j crowd of rousli soldiers: Her brother and protector And -all sur- j rounded by hordes of suvufte euouiies who at auy moment might kill them! But notwithstandhiji "is share of the universal disappointment, a hasty re- flection of preceding convinced .Graydou that lie had-little j The thought dismissed .-ill plons.iutry ground for complaint against the late i from his mind. Sower hing must bo occupants of tbe convent, for unluten- done, and at once. Presently he asked: tional as undoubtedly had been the act through which at very point of death his existence had beeu pre- served, there- was no evidence to re- fute the hypothesis that the sbot which Lad killed his assailant in the plaza had been fired by cue of the insur- gents under cover. blundering marksmanship of a Filipi- This hearted acknowledgment of his strange indebtedness educed from his companions no recognition other than a puzzled stare from the sergeant and an enigmatical .smile on tbe fuce of the young Spaniard. Con- '.iell proceeded with his examination: "Why did they leave you "They had no time to take us with them when you broke in." was the boy's answer. "Aguinaldo was on his way to some village where his family is in hiding. The scouts told him of your presence. Then he determined not to waic for I'llar. but to surprise yon. We never rested day or night. My poor brut her-how he "Yes. yes, but why are they carrying you on a march tike "My brother is the only man who knows where the Spanish gold was hidden when our war was Bausemer dragged an altar chair up to the srated window and perched I I "My father was Colonel Hatnos Jose Velasquez. That also !s my brother's i name, except that he is not an officer. am Teresa Fortune Velasquez. My j mother was English, a sister of Sir I William Fortune. She is dead. For ten years we have lived in Manila." "Groat was the exclamation i "You won't mind if. I call the ser- to which be gave utterance. "Once i peant. will The girl nodded a more. 1 suppose. 1 owe my life to the i eliphtly bewildered assent as xiraydon moved rapidly toward the others. Shortly he returned with the gallant Irishman. began Connell, mopping his forehead and assuming his most polite manner, "you are perfectly safe with us, and as .quickly as possible your brother and yourself shall be sent back to Manila. You are a brave slip of a girl, and we boys tespect bravery in whatever or girl." She looked at him in grateful prise, and her lips trembled. "But I am not your "Possibly, senorita." He bowed low, with almost Chesterfieldian grace. "But we are your friends." Outside once more the Mausers were rattling, and Counell, with a word of parting, hastily took his leave. Gray- don, on the point of returning to-his post, was prevented by the girL "You were gentle with me even when I tried Don't risk your life mean the gold that came up with guns I there. Shoot from that narrow and ammunition. Aguinaldo is looking j pointing: aloft "It's cot so exposed." for the hiding place. My father, a j high officer in the Spanish army, died of the fever last winter. We were stolen from oun house in Manila by j Aguinaldo's men and have been going i from place to. place ever since. We have not told of the hiding place, j The Americans do not need gold, i The boy laughed sarcastically. j "How many men has "Three hundred or more. I would i advise you to look out for Pilar. He. too, may come at any moment." Scarcely had the words left his i mouth when a storm of yells came j outside the convent, and im- i mediately .the boy rushed to his broth- er's side.- "Great Ceasar. there's a thousand of j cried .Rogers. j j Instantly every man made for the position assigned to him. The gun was in readiness. Outside the Mausers rat- j tied, bullets coming from all quarters I and thumping sharply against the op- i posite walls with a patter that warned i the Americans against standing erect Occasionally a scout would peep from a window and ..take a shot into the i darkness, but these ventures were few. All lights were extinguished- The men fired at the spots from -which burst i him, holding her brother's head in her the flames of rifles, then dropped sud- j lap. He was groaning and crying out deniy. After awhile the firing of the j to "the soldiers to kill him rather than Filipinos dwindled into a shot now and permit him to fall into the hands of the then. natives again. "Keep lowl They clon't dare risk a j Suddenly there was a great commo- caarge! Be ready to defend the Captain Groce commanded. The night wore r.n. and with the ces- sation of hostilities confidence Increas- ed. Re-enforcemeuts were not far off, and it did not seem possible that the sounds of battle could not be heard. The ir.en. worn out by the exciting of the day. were generally si- Isnf.1-Sergeant Connell. however, was an exception.. "Get us I Not a bit of it" he was say- ing, "the uir'c.v iittle cowards! Major March 5n the shake-of a dead lamb's An hour iater Ratisemer.-his rifle in sitting near one of the windows; suddenly felt some one tugging at his i arm. Turning, ho saw the Spanish boy. j "Won't you come and help me to i carry my brother behind the stone was saying. "He is exposed to tfae bullets and cannot .move him- j self." j and Graydou followed his lead. As if he was a child, be j picked up tne gaunt Spaniard and careCv.lly bore him to the place of j despite all that he could do to j I Iiide his suffering the pain in his arm. which the removal of tbe man had In- j creased, was such for a moment that) he felt faint and staggered. The boy j was quick to notice it and quickly asked: "What is the matter? "It's nothing; merely a scratch." "Oh. I know- Why, it's your arm, and The boy's face crimsoned with shame and contrition. Through the semidarkness the blush escaped Graydoo's notice, but not so the truly feminine iittle shriek of dismay aa he touched and felt the wet sleeve. "It was I who did it' Oh. bow can you ever forgive _ Graydon. dumfounded. stared in wonder. be exclaimed; "you're a "Yes, I'm his pointing to the dying man; then, with some embar- rassment: "These clothes? They are the only ones they would give me. You see, a girl would have been a burden; a boy none at alL Do you thiak that had 1 been a man yon could so easily have overpowered me? The slim, little figure drew itself up straight and defiant before him. De- spite the loose, ugly garments of the Filipinos, Graydon noticed for the first time that the Qgure wus perfectly molded and high bred. She swept off the wide hat'she wore, ,and the man saw a mass of dark hair done up tight- ly on her head. But even while he gazed her mood changed. She became subserviently anxious and begged'him to let her attend to his arm. She pleaded so hard that, to please her, he yielded. Water was obtained from somewhere, the slight flesh wound washed and then, disappearing into the darkness, to bis amazement she re- turned almost instantly with some bandages and dressed bis arm. Whfle this surgical operation was going on Graydon, for the life of him. conltf not resist temptation to ask her again why she had tried to shoot -him. At first, so terribly In earnest dRl take the question and- 'or mercy, that he smiled at her. and tben, I hte amusement, co- (Jo Bansemer stood squarely in front of the altar and blazed away. himself upon it The girl sat below tion and crashing of timbers in "the front part of the church, followed by shouts and the rushing of feet Gray- don dropped from his perch and ran. forth into the chancel. As he did the banging of rifles close at deafened him. In an instant he saw what had happened. The Filipinos had charged the door and had forced it They were crowding their way- into the church in the face of the deadly Krag-Jorgensens. The chapel was lighted, but-not from the inside. Cunning insurgents in the shelter of the walls were holding great torches just outside of the windows. Graydon could see his comrades firing at the- door from behind every conceivable barrier. Without hesitation he dashed down the aisle and into' the thick of the fray near the door. was 'Warier but fierce- The merciless fire of many Mansers on the outside opened a "way through the small band of defenders, and the rush of the besiegers was successful. Through the door and .windows they came, swarming like bees. Many of them fell to rise no more, but their comrades took an eye for an. eye. Once confident soldiers toppled over chancel, hoping that tbe enemy not dare attack a place so Captain Groce and other officers had fallen. Connel! became, the leader of the remnant. Bansemer stood squarely in front of the altar and blazed, away at the horde of Filipinos as they ad- vanced. They shot at him wildly and: without effect. Bullets crashed Into the altar decorations behind him: He stood there as one protected, by God, unharmed in the shelter of the cross. Behind him his comrades cowered and cursed In. their dread of certain death He heard the shrill cries of the girl urging him to protect her brother She was calling upon God and Holy Virgin to aid and shield hlin And he stood there with a. crazy Jjoy In his heart, savagely- pulling the trif ger of the Krag-Jorgensen. Finally tbe hammer snapped with no repprl As he turned back in consternation, a small figure leaped to his side with a fresh weapon. He, shouted a word of warning to her and wheeled again to confront tbe foe. Even as he raised tbe gun a area shoot arose above the noise of coo. flict There was a mighty rush, a banging of guns, a sadden stampede chapel was filled with men ii khaki!