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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta uadsritooJ what iic "Wo ciiti arrange all we have t clerX and oau gu in Uwu ;uul affix ihe uecusary will bo i tit- Pahoru. "We have oaly price--a thous- and rouble? i tlu1 place you started trom.- yon ioi'Mi your money.' "Hut wilt I know where to ?itall remain wh ere the grafs srew higher, the sun butter, and he became :uore and more weary. at '-le sun tie saw that ft the diuuer hour; he some bread bin did not stop 10 rest. "U 1 sit down. 1 should be lisely to lie the' spot start; you'will go auii make the i-irenit and our men wilt fol- low on horseback. Wherever you lell ilietn they wtU plant after- u-irils we sbalJ plouRb It from pole to polr. You make toe circuit a? iv 35 you like: only you must re- turn before sunset to-4he snot start from. What you is to lie yours." Pahom agreed, and tie tide t! to stall early. They chatted a while, (irauk tea and koumiss, ate raore mut- ton, anJ Jn. the evening was ]iut on a'feather bed, the liashkirs promising to be ready at daybreak at tlie place agreed uyon, Pahoai wretched himself out on the feather lied, could not sleep, lie was thinking about tbe land aad what he Jo it. "The promised Ltad he trfuught. 'I pan eas- ily make- a circuit of thirty miles. The days are long now, anu4 there ought to be thirty thousand acres in It. Then 1 shall be beholden to no one. 1 can buy two learns of oxen, hire a couple of workmen' and. cultivate, tlie best, land, using the 'or He was unable to go asleep, and only just before dawn uisaaged to snatch a few winks.' Hardly hail he fallen asicep when he had a dreaw. j .He dreamt be was lying in the samel teat antl that he heard someone out-j side teustiinjr. to find out who It he. went out anil saw tbe Hlder with hath hands on ills stom- ach, silting and laughing wifji all down and (all he ittoiishi.' He stood stilt :i while, then started on further. At fir-si he milked mure easily; tho fooil liad streagilieiied him. but n was very hut now. and he was very -ict atid sleepy. "An hour to boah a lifetime to he He djd abou: in i direction, awl as be was al-out j to turc to tbe loft he noticed a rich tuoist hollow. II would be toj bad! to leave thU out; llax would irow finely and be still kept on.j He took in tht? hollow, had a pole" piloted, and rheiV turned tits socoml corner, the people on the hillot-X were scarcely visifile. have made tht- too long." he thought; "I j hail better nuke this one shorter." i It was alinort. uooa ty the sun. and) .he had only dciue a mile on the third j side; still nlut1 reiiiained as before, j "Altiougli uiy property will not be f square, I must care to mike a j direct line acd uot Jake in any more.! 1 iiav'c quite as it is. And he j aimed straight iur the hilluck. He was exhausted. Ills feet sore, his' salt unateaijy; he would have liked to rest, but did not dare le-si he mlgiit not to reach tbe hill by sunset. The sun did not wait; it began to set as it" someone were hurrying it. "Have I miscalcul-j atcd and taken' in too i thought Paboni. "What it I am It Is still lar away, and 1 am tired. I must exert He started lo run; liis feel were'bleeding, yet he] kept on, and still it was' far away. He threw away bis vest, flask, bat. "I have been greedy and lost he thought: "1-cannot reach the before sunset." Uut still kept ou. liis shin and drawers stuck to his body; his mouth was parched; bellows seemed to blow m his cheat; his bean beat violently and his feet scarcely supported him. He thought no more of only thought was cf his life. He did not want to die and yet he conid not stojr. "H ll give up now, after 'running EO far, they will rail me a He heanl tfie yelis anil boots of tbe Itashkirs. Their shrieks made his heart beat faster. He ran with wau-j sun; -lust ns Pahom appro him to-ask whal Jie' aho tier il bij ached 'was laughing bout, thsfci was not the El- er but the merchant wiio had stop- jteii at bis aud told him about liie land. As lie was, about to ask him when he had come there, he saw that it was the merchant-no longer, but, a peasant who-had rested at lits house he too changed, nnd borns and who sat there laughing. Pa- tHought "What can he be loot- ing and laughing "He went to- wards him and ?aw'a man lying on thet grtuad. barefoot, with only shJrt and on, and as while as a sheet. As he examined him more dossly he He v.ork up. "Queer he thought, and looked outside. "He saw the day- light breaking and'knew il must lie lirne lo start and wafce the otheVs. Pahom arose, roused his workman and tolrl him to harness up; then went to wake the Bashkirs. "It is time to start." he said.. They arose, assembled, and the Elder arrived. Again they-drank ftpumiss, and. want-' ed to offer Pahom. lea, but lie, refused and-saidi, "If we are going, it is time, we were on, our way." The Bashkirs got ready, mounted in horses and started, Pahom antl following in his cart. his -workman When they arrive J at tbe steppe the day was beginning to break. They ascetided a hillock, look out tficir teams and a group. The El- der pointed out the land to Pahom. "All this is he said. "Choose." Pahom's eyes sparkled. Fine, rich meadows, level as the palm of your hand I Wherever there was a ravine, the variety of vegetation was still greater, and the grass stood as as your chest. The Elder took off his fur cap and placed.it on' the lop ol the hillock. "Here is the said. "Put your money on it, Yonr man will slay here; start from here and return: all you encircle ig yours.' Pahom took out the money, placed it ou the hatf took off his coat, tight cned his belt, pyt his hag of breai in his breast pocket, fastened a bramly flask to his belt, pulled up his boots and prepared to slartrHe was puzzled to decide which direction he had butler take; the land louke good everywhere, "H makes no dif he thought. "I will go to- wards Hie spot where the sun rises.1 He tamed towards the east am v.-altid until it should appear above the to lose no time and it jg easier to walk when it i: cool." The mounted Bashkirs also climb er] the hillock and placed themselve behind him, As soon as the sun ed Itseir. Pahom started on his jour ney. the hor.ienien following. If walked lefenrely at first. After In liarl done three mllea ho had a jiol< planted. AB he went on he Ills ppeed, A mile more and Bnolhe tle was planted. He glanced at lh ing strength, while the setting approached the edge of the horizon.! Only a little more remained. He saw[ the people on the hillock waving i their hands' and urging him on; hej saw the fur hat with the money ]y-' ing on it.-and the Elder Denied oni the ground' holding on to his stom- ach. He remembered his dream. "J have plenty of land, but shall I everi live on 1 an he thought and i still kept on. He glanced at the sun; It looked Jarge and red, and had al- i readied of the hori-i zon; now, it was setting. He reached the sun had set. Pahorii was in "despair. "All is he .thought. Then it (lashed upon him', that though he could not sce-the sim from below, it was still visible from the hillock. He'ran As he reached tEie summit, he saw the hat. There it was. Then he slipped and felt. As lie did so, he reached the hat with his hands, "Well said the Elder. "You own much land." Pahom's workman ran .towards him and was about to.raise when hfc saw blood pouring from his HDUth. Pahom was dead. The on the ground nd holding on to his stomach, was At last he rose, lifted a shovel from the ground and tossed it to Pahom's man- "Bury he. said. The Bashkirs started off and rode away. Pahoni's workman remained. ic dug a grave six feet Jong-, ong enough for Pahom, aad burled Mill. v PIG CLUBS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS Olds, Alts., April SO, 1918 To tlic Alberta Registered Swine The undersigned Is endeavoring to organize for the Department of Agriculture a number of pfg clubs for boya and gtrls throughout tbe Province, Already a large number of places hare asked for these clubs, but we-are finding great difficulty In securing a sufficient number of weaned sows lo meet the de- mand. We would like to distribute theae small weaned sows, approxi- mately sty. to eight weeks old, from about Jlay to June 15th and would, therefore, lllto lo hear from any or all of the swine breeders ot Ihe Province with .regard lo such pigs that juay be for sale. The. breeds asked for by the cluba that have heen visited so fai are aa follows: '.Berkshire, Duroc, Jersey, Yorkshire, Poland, China and Hamp- shire. We might add thai what we want is registered stock, or stock ihat Is eligible for registration and auch stock as will eventually rnafcc first class brood aowi. At present we can pun; the hillock wan in sight ar.i] tit secure all ihn grade plga that tlie people on ft. pflhom guessed that ho! clubs are catling for. Had travelled thrrc he went) Will 'those who have weaned sows iid wni he ready for Delivery be a at tJie sun and saw that it was limn lo think' about, lunch. 'A of flay Is past and there are four he (bought. "K !5 too 1 early to turn; let me pull olf my He 'sat down, took ibein olf, and started asaln; now- he travelled with "Three more and I shrll turn the left. This Is a fine It woald be a-pity to, leave M. The farther f- go the better U And ao ha continued lo walk straight ahead. he looked ?.t the hillock it -was communicate with the fit once, slallng exact date of JUrlh of plgi, together with price K Ehippfng point. In alf case? crates must be supplied by the ship- per On account of the se ninns a sufficient number of pies R'O cannot organize this year- any more pig clubs lhan ihose thai have already applied for organization ar.d evfn in the case these it may be meet all ihs demands acarcery.visible; the people on -It .Hqwevef! we doing our utmon in looked Mke-Arfla.. "I have walked .this if ILh Bame vork i 3flough' Id this direction and must carried out ne_u then the oalm tijrn now. I am hot ihlraty." He that'desire ami Uja ralseJ Ma floslranll drank a draught, tan bo properly c-arcd urin re a polo ititye. pMnteil and attenlfon at the proper HIIK- lurnctl sharply feft. As lie wen' W. J. KLLIOTT, "More Miles Per Gallon" "More Nfiles on Tires" Maxwell Motor Car. 51W5 Koathwr 5-PsM. nilh All- L WentsrTo? .-IMS 5-Piw. Sedan 1670 6-Piij. Toiyn Car 1670. All I. o. t. U'isijw. oat Any maker may claim for his product all'the qualities there are. That is his' privilege. He-may even think his claims are justified. You read the advertisements, so you know that makers, as a rule, are not over modest in that regard. s If you believe them all, they al! make super-cars. In your experience, that theory doesn't hold. f v Maxwell is different. We never claim anything.we cannot prove) v j i As a matter "of fact we never have claimed anything for this Maxwell fhat has not already be.en pro.ved in public test and under official observation. Maxwell not therefore claims in the ordinary are .state- ments of facts. They are, in every case, matters of official record attested under oath. For example: The famous Non-Stop run was made.with the Maxwell every minute under observation of the A. A. A. officials. That still remains_a world's world's record of reliability. That particular test proved about all that anyone could ask or desire of a motor car. i Among other things it still stands the world's long distance speed record. Just days and nights without a stop, at an average speed, of ,25 miles per-hour! And that, not by a car, by a stock model Maxwell listing at You will recall perhaps that a famous high-powered, high-priced six in a trans- continental trip made 28 miles average over a'period of five days and eleven hours. New compare those of less than six days, the other of You know was the greater, test? t Is there any comparison on grounds either of speed or endurance? Proves you don't need to pay more than to obtain all the qualities youX ,can desire in a motor you select a Maxwell.' i For that Maxwell Non-Stop run .was made, no.t on a track but over rough country roads and thr6ugh city of all kinds, of going.; to this. v, So certain were we of the condition.of the Maxwell at the end of 'hat great feat, we announced that a_t the stroke of. eleven on a certain morning, the car would stop in front of the City Hall; for the Mayor to break the seal. Five seconds after he had pulled the switch plug and stopped the motor after the. 44 days and nights continuous running, was started again and off on a thousand mile jaunt to visit various Maxwell dealers; How is that for of action? That incident brought a storm 1 of applause from the assembled thousands; Hill Maxwell holdj practically every record worth especially in the West where the real hills are. .The Mount Wilson and one-half miles, feet taken by a stock Maxwell. Two months ago a 12-cylinder car beat that record by two minutes. days stock Maxwell Went out and beat that 12-cylinder record by thirty seconds! Pretty close going for such a distance and such a it? So -Maxwell still holds the Mount Ready to defend it against all comers top, at any stock Maxwell against, any stock or special chassis. ,a matter of official record. Others may proves. Thousands of Maxwell owners throughout the country on the same day averaged 35.2 miles per gallon of gasoline. v Not dealers or factory experts, mind you, but of driving their own Maxwells. Nor were they new contest was made by and 17 models, many of which tens of thousands miles of years'use. Nor could they choose their own road or weather kinds were encountered in the various sections o.f the country. Good roads and country anji mountainous and sunshine and mud. And the average was 35.2 miles per gallon! There's economy for you. And under actual average driving laboratory test. But that isn't all. The greatest achievement of this Maxwell wets'in its showing of speed and reliav bility and economy all in the same run. In that daya-and-nights Non-Stop 'run, though noJthought vyas given to either speed or .economy, it still remains a fact of oifficialiecord that the Maxwell averaged 26.4 miles per gallon and 25 tniles per hour. Now you know that speed that economy tests are usually, made at thin-mixture conditions; You know too that you can obtain economyof fuel by building adjusting for that one condition; you can get by building for speed. Any engineer call do that. But to obtain that combination.of speed arid economy with the wonderful reliability shown in that 44-days' Non-Stop car must be a Maxwell. ;