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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIBOE, ALTA., TUKSDAY, MARCH M, INI. t. PATTCMON. Qlfe, OUw rhou HI. market.. Prompt borne, and weight guaranteed. OBBER YOUR Coal from Phone 287. Best and cleanest on the delivery at your DELAY IN BUYING CITY PRO- aerty higher prices tomorrow. Buy today. Any locality on easy tezma. JANE CABLE STORY GEORGE BARR McCUTCHEON FARMLANDS. WILL SELL ON crop payment plan or spread over a term of jears at 6 per cent. DO NOT TAKE ANY CHANCES OF being burned out. Now is the time to insure yaur house and furniture. Lowest board rates. YOU WANT A HEINTZMAN PIANO. The best is none too good for you, Buy a Eeintzman and you will be- Easy terms or discount for cash. Orders and correspondence so- licited. Phone No. 287. Felt and Gravel Roofing We will ha'Te a first class outfit and experienced roof- ers prepared to lay this Permanent Roofing on good buildings this spring. Let us talk over cost with you Boyd, Goode 5 Co. 5, Bryan Block CHAPTER XXIII. REAT was tbe disappoint- ment of Major March and liis men when they foaud 11 that neither Agulitaklo U nor Pllnr had ftllen into tbeir hands. Although they had In time to prevent the annlkilatieD of the little taafen kkd with of their surprised forces. Scows of Filipinos were captured, doceua were killed and wounded. KJjht of the dish- rag scouts who went oat with Jeiiy j Connell gave up their Hrerta exchange j for the final victory. j A small guard was at the con- vent to care for the wounded, the bulk of the command harry rag off tt dawm to search for the routed Filipinos- I Graydon Bansemer was .pot to charge of the convent guard, A surgeon and the application of "first aid to tbe in- jured" principles soon transformed the convent into a well arranged hos- pital. Uncie Sam's benevolence was also cheerfully extended to tbe wound- ed Filipinos. The days of the "water cure" and "ungodly butchery" had not yet come. Young Velasquez died soon after day- break. He had been dying for days. His sister's grief was pathetic In the demoralizing, for it struck deep into the hearts of soldiers who had scoffed at the lifeblood ot "Proaress Suits mi Overcoats Clothes that appeal to your ri i" iit.- Values that appeal pocket book. to your If ibo had learned to care for the big American herself during the hard days when he had been so tender, she aluc bad lea rued thnt ber worship WAN hopeless. She hud felt his yearning love for another. Now she was Ing upon that While the attend- ants Avere bending over their uncon- scious companion the Spanish girl over tho man who had the tuuu whose life Sold and Guaranteed by McRELVIE, McGUIRE. bravely beside tne tall and envied Mr. Bansezner, who, by the way, aside from being politely attentive, did not exhibit any undue signs of exaltation. The presence of a a very pretty one at that, with a sad- aess in her eyes that was served only to send his thoughts bounding: back to the girl he had left behind. He grew more and more morose and silent as the day wore on. At times the tired, lonely girl at his side lagged and cast wondering, piteous glances at him. Her woman's intui- man, but could not brave the tears of tiQQ her that man not TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co-Draying Dntfit, and are prepared to. execute all orders for I DRAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cat h on delivery. J J. S. Pkiffips A. L. Patteson Phone 70 Office in Nelwn ft Cow's Store V- PJaoe JUS, FRAME a woman. Bansemer did ail in his power comfort and console her. It was to him that she clung in her despair. He had been her captor, and yet it bad been he who stood forth In his might to defend her and the loved one who was dead. At nightfall the dead buried in that faroff wilderness, their humble graves marked and recorded before the time when the government could come to give other graves in other lands to these who bad given their lives. Velasquez was laid beside the Americans. Teresa, a shivering; sobbing little figure in tbe garb of an insurgent soldier, was supported by big Graydon Bansemer. There was no long where he was. It told her also that he had a secret and that one of her sex was deeply involved. The events of the next two weeks are of small consequence in this nar- rative, which deals not so ranch with the history and mystery of the cam- paign la the fall of '99 as ,3rith the welfare and emotions of a dngie sol- dier at the front Aguinaldo and Pilar had become refugees by this hunted and hounded from place to place with relentless fervor. somewhere in the bills with hte men. tbe pride of tbe Insurgent forces; Aguinaldo's remnant had scurried off. in another direction, and General Tono was on tbe coast with whmt was left sen-ice except the short army ritual; j Of the scattered force- there was no priest or pastor; there 1 was but one real heart broken girl who lay for hours beside the rude moucd on the hillside, i Word came back at nightfall that j tbe detachments were to form a June- i The net about Gregorto del PBar beini, drawn in and tiffuteoed. Tbe closing week in November saw him driven to the last extremity. Ibe trag- edy of Tilad pass was near at hand. Teresa Velasquez never fatteced, nev> tlon at one of the big villages west- J er tired. She proved herestf to be ward in two days. The instructions iacumbrance Day after day the offl- that tbe wounded Filipinos were should be left ia the village, where native women, and doctors would cam for tbem. "What in thunder, are we to do with the was the Question that came from the officer Ei command. More one man scratched his head thoughtfully and looked toward the disturbius element that bad come Into cer in command expected tbe expedi- tion which would take ber back to Manila. Forces came op flwu tbe sooth, but none'were ready bed. She was an Inspiration tr-Ae camp. Men who bad forgotten UwlrTBaaawas completely bombed theei ay an4 danced attendance upon ttogfetla illiplno uniform. Every man prayed for She was sitting alone and j do brare deeds, and was permitted to that meiul of the m -m "mbowlnc the army: the church. J "Tbere's no way to send her back to and we can't, leave her here." said Bansemer. 'rBut, gee We can't take her on, a hike protested the ser- ;geant "She'll be fn the way, and .she'll give out, "and all that Besides, what would' we do with a woman all tlie 'T fancy hike all right" sail Graydon. "Major March wou Idn't ex- .us to leave her behind. be'heartlessJ' .Get on. Corrugated (Jalvaiiized and Painted Metallic Siding before buying elwwhere i astm placed ,A carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'g goods in stock Office and Factory dr. mill MI MKPU nferi j; JW195 By the-time the party and guides were .ready to start on'their forced march opinion unanimously expressed' was that 'Teresa' "go forward also, come what mignt Sbe" had.pleaded so hard and so effectually meu were fairly swept off, their feet gtvesrout-we'll carry, berrr roared a deeply impressed young maa with. Jo.ng ..red, xvblskers. 1 we get up to the cpin- mand make them denied corre- spondents take turn about walkin', so sbe can ,ride a pony, all the time. Bp.-busiaess ridin'. any- how." And" so with rosy confidence In tha fitness of'things aivd a just belief in the charity.'.' of March, tbe de- tachroent.marched but Into the hills, the" ward" of tJie .The reserred but considerate mer was her closest friend and comV dant. One evening as they sat side side watching the preparations for 'supper she--turned suddenly and au "nounced that she knew be was dying of love'for some- one. He started, anJ his hand em Bled. "about her." she command- ed. There was a piquancy, a gay im- pelling foree'intliis giri that grief and hnd not strong to conquer. "Nonsense said Graydou "Why do you.'thJnk that of "Because everybody" else thinks it." .she I ..am a- vciy person." 'f .Tbe, are not so charitable hs 'I, senor..' They say that joined tlie army because bi" some woman whoca you could not marry. 1 agree with; them, except that if is "she'- wb'o wo'uld not marry you. Forgive -me if -1 have burl you Impulsively pni; har baud The touch of her'hand dicl not send a thrill through him. Stteh contact, 'how-1 ever, caused the blood to: tingle in the quick veins of i-'5rl. He merely and stared Into space. .After.'' drew her hand away. 3. mm aorry." she said, 'V is "ft giri. 'iVresa." he said shortly. "Yes, 1 know. Tell me about ber." "I can't." he exclaimed bitterly. He arost? a tic" walked quickly away. Te- resa's dfltk eyes followed him iu pity and affection. Tben she shook bar head sadly and turned her attention piqnod. much to her amazement. Rc-enfor.-eracnts came up two days later with fhe word that the command- er in chi.-f expected the campaign airuinst to end within a week and that hard fighting was ahead. The lied Cross people were following hartl upozj the neels of the regiment, and field hospitals were to be established. Every man in the band of newcom- ers was siugiug the of a won- derfully beautiful Red Cross nurse. The stories told of her charms varied, but none lacked enthusiasm? Some said she was the, daughter of a rich magnate come to do service In the cause of humanity; others were sure she was a great-nud beautiful actress was sacrificing everything to con- spicuous advertising. All. however. were agreed in tbe praise of her noble beanty. The little deSachnieut ou guard turn- ed up itt collective nose and proudly pointed ro Teresa Velasquez. "Look at that." said Bob Spurrier. shi- stack up with Ihe' hiking queenV Onr girl is real'quality. She's no comcion American. She's a gran- dee's daughter. There's royal blood in her. By thunder, gentlemen, she's blood kin to Alfonso." Teresa sought shelter from the curi- ous though admiring eyes of the fresh arrivals. "1 don't like these new she complained to Graydon. "'I wish they bad not coiae. They talk of this beau- tiful nurse, and they laugh at me. Oh, I wish I hud something else to wear." "Don't worry, little girl; you're worth ten said he. "Alas, though I am dressed as a man. I do not feel as bold as one." she la- mented. The noxt day re-euforceirients came up. an j. the wholo command advanced upon Tilnd pass, whore Pilar. at last had been cornered. On the 2il of De- cember a desperate conflict took place. Piiar was intrenched iu the pass near the celebrated rock known as El Obis po. 'the P.ishop." His resistance for a time was valorous and deadly. .Corpo- ral Parry saw mount his'horse hind the barricade (tflO yards away. Parry was the best marksman In regiment and. taming to bis chief o5 cer, asked If he should take a shot a i him. He fired, and Pilar fell, face dovrn ward.- and the America its crashed-tlio lirite of insurgents. -Gregorio do! .Pilar cleud. Ills death In the great after a most courageous battle air overwhelming force, brought to an o-nO a life that would have beeu to the Islands In after hir- pockets were found val- uable pnpprs. letters aad keepsakes. 'nu> .letixvs his sweetheart. 1 -ulpres .1 oser? stood been her was going out iMjfore ber miserable. exhausted eyes. Jane Cable stirred with life. WHS quick to'see that words, not medicine, would act as tbe restorative. She weut swiftly to tbe American girl's side and. clasping her hands, cried sharply into her half con- scious ears: "He Is not dead! He Is alive! He needs The effect was magical. Life leaped into Jane's eyes, vigor into her body. She recovered from tho swoon as yiiys- terioasiy as she luid succumbed to it. Her sudden breakdown hnd puzzled her companions. It is true that she was new }.n the service; she had seen but little of death and sufifering: but. with al! that, she was known to pos-. sess remarkable strength of purpose and fortitude. Thnt slie should col- lapse almost at the outset of her op- portunities was ihe source of wonder and no little contempt among her fel- low workers. words of tbe strauge girl in men's c'.orJiiug opened the way to smart surmises. It not long be- fore every one in tbe command knew that tbe "beautiful Uod Cross nurse" was not wearing the garb of the voca; tiot: for the saki- of humanity alone; in fact, it was soon understood that she did not euro :t straw for the rest of mankind so long as Graydon Bansemer needed ministrations. Ignoring ihv principles of the cause she servr shi- the doctors to conlrv ir efforts to one man among .who suffered: she pleaded iu turn, tiually oITeriug of her mauds. Kor tin- '..t'iu.'j; she half wirli fsv.f a-id wre fully partially divorced A (.To Be Continued.) News Of the District RAYMOND The church at Magrath will not he dedicated Sunday as announced. Mr. Bert Fowelson has returned from Utah where he has been attend- ing school. Mr. Maudstey has returned from a six months' visit with his brother in the States. 108 'When' you-want DRAYING Done promptly and is not an Like fire insur- ance, painting is a profitable and necessary investment Your buildings may riot burn but they certainly will paint. on your buildings every five or will completely teal- tie wood against tfc weather, and the dampoeo will not pet into the wood, turn- ing it aojgy to be split and cracked by tbe sun and frost Then consider the higher real estate value that well painted buildings have compared with S. V.T. is a qoalily, icientifkalifc prepared notice paint made of the in right propoctionir ground (oot mixed) toy. agent in your locality has a full stock of paints, vitotihcs, stains ind, enameli ,foe .rs Aifc bhn for color cafAu Vrrtc bootkt, B-60, tt Pitatri tetlml taan M anufsctured 'in 'Vancouver, B of the rety betit Kihi- d'ied Lumber, in Utott de- sVns. Prospective builden would do well me before deciding on a houae Spencir Mtltt, UtfM Her lace' hand kerf resteil over his A.iiJei H-JIUS. and Jiibihint; to cau-.p. thejr. bad no ivo.uuded to.turn oy.er., tender of rlie HJthvcom- pany of Red Cross nurses imdi the, sur- geons. tbe most cVnigeronsTv Injured wns Gray don BiVyseiner He .was ofrtlie first; to Vrosw ihi- '.danger line A Mauser .'ball frout :i. torie throngh. bis side. .ugly., gnp- Ing .wound that, foreteid ccrtn'in.deatlc. -CHAPTER XXIV. tn> ix'jmtlfui snd :iiiy n; n urse to-'tnfw of ial on .'tbe d.n. f Block A. L. Wholesale Liquor Merchant Phone 50 P.O: Box 87 here and will make his home in Syr- acuso, Utaii. iir.'Beck is one of the kota have passed througix" Sundial old-timers here. He likes this dis- thepatwcXSr the towLhips fur-1 trict. well but his ther north. Their surprise seems as made, him a-flattering offer to, return great as their admiration, leavine a to ;his old .home in country shrouded in snow they find Mrs. Huid and.itrs. here bright sunshine ladened-with the man axe taking- a.-trip to Utah, .to sweet breath of spring and fanning spend a short time with, mends and fairly under way.- We are sorry to learn that Joe Griffith or Iowa, by .reason of "sick- ness in his family, will be delayed from getting- onto his land for a few weeks and hope he will be protected relatives. William Laurie gave a very inter- esting- address before the Christian .Endeavor Society last night. His topic was the, rebellion, of1885; The subject was handled in a masterlv for a reasonable length of time. It! speaker. Laurie is the men with families generally was one, 01 the veterans 01 the cam- wb.6 make the homestead life worth paign-and spoke from personal exper- livinjf. While some of our bachelorsiience in the .discussion. This, taken are really sociable, too many of them i together with the luct that, he is one stay cooped in their'little shacks un- of the best versed men. in Canadian tilwe almost think them selfish.- history ports, lent an espec- I ial interest to the address, see us to- evening, :AlT reported i day. Come again David. C. K Engen liis now completed his ..I. N. Allred is -down irom Caldwell kitchen-and will move into it next on business. A large crowd attended the to tha address, given by W. F. Farley, laslf t H: Elton; came m to week. The Jeanne P.ussell Company are Jack Sjadin whom has '.been leaving .today. on three very ill for some reported j performances while aere and all of better I them were very 'creditable. Theo. Anderson has been LaHo'se and Bell are .shippinsr> car shack on on S.E. i pf. f to Sec 20 Tp 13 R 19. animals are m' prune condition. Tnev- have been wintered on, the prairie and nADnoTAU tell the story of the mild winters of UAKU8IUN Southern Alberta. Cardston, March Addle; >Jtfr Sevang has made another rich Robinson has-resigned her position in' at pass Creek. Ail winter be the Public School. She will spend, has been prospecting and last week a few-months in Utah and ,then re-j The ore is heavily this part. It_-is .reported haden that .she will change her name ere she- returns.. Sc-'." Byck has sold his interests Our Large Stock Easter Novelties BARRHILL Barrhill, Alta., March school house is expected to be for Easter. The ladies of Barrhill are talking of having a basket or 'box social soon as the school house is ready for use, the money to go for an organ to the new school house- 'Of the new arrivals to Barrhill is a baby boy at the home or Mr. and Mrs.Throngarrt. The Barrhill Bachelors' Club has notices posted ".for a dance in BowT ville Hall April 12. It is to be the biggest affair ever recorded in the history of Southern -Alberta. Ad- roission 75 cents. Me. and Mrs. Nale were visiting at Barrhill Sunday afternoon. Mr. Benningfield's baby is on tho Has arrived, and comprises a of- EGGS, BIRDS, We never had. such an extensive', disjplay in this line, and thost> who call earlyIwill get ffrst'choice ROCHON S KANDY KITCHEN if f Confectionery and Crfan I congratulate Ttfr. Buchanan and Liberal party in Alberta'.for SUH- .present government, on election, March 22; QARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE Stafford Block Teacbes the touch system o! typewriting. 25 stu- dents were eprqlled during the first month this school hetd its sessions here. Ex- pert .linAtmctipn. subjects and short- hand. Both even ing And .day BeBsipns. Call or write Geq. J. ;