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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Lr.iHBKlDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, MAY 21, IW9. The Coolness of Peter. "By EDGAR WELTON COOLEY. Copyright. 1S05. by E. W. Cooloy. THOSE HOUES! Why have an oven sufficient only for three pies when "Sask-alta" Range oven will take four pies and other cooking? The more baking space you have less fuel you less work you do. Fuel and work are just about the main items of expense in the kitchen. "Sask-alta" Eange saves both for you. bell Landau. Tortnta, Montreal Winnipeg Vancouver, St John. Hamilton. Caiiary LETHBRIDGE AGENTS Stafford-Agnew Co. If yon live out of town wriie ns.'! District News BANTRY TP. RANGE 18 Moisture continues to fall and the crops and ail vegetation are boom- ing. John Reason has just received a consignment of Hungarian seed from T. Eaton, -which he will sew for forage. Clarence Holliday is hauling lum- ber for a new house and barn. X. H. fiaady ma-de a business trip to JLethbrrdge Saturday and return- ed Monday. S. Whspp has resigned his job countenance shine on the streets of Taber Saturday. When we rea-d the papers from the States and see the corroboration of statements regarding the late and backward spring, we see that this is the latest and coldest spring in the history of Minnesota, and this state ment is substsntiated by papers from Iowa, Illinois, Wis- consin. Montana and even as far south as Texas. We have no ground for complaint, yet we will admi.i ir is late for some in Alberta. But crops of all kinds are in a flourish- ing condition. Through the columns of The Her- aM we will explain how it all hap- mlUetiXorth Dakota, 01 herding sheep and is now cooking j pened. Mrs. J. R. Reason gave D- on Ed. Ferlo's cook car for the'W. Burns a package of what she sup- breafcmg crew. posed was poppy, seeds, but after Chas. Koester passed through our burg" today en route to his home- stead in 14-19. Robert Ferguson Is in receipt of a nice consignment of tree seeds sent him from the old country. Mr. Fer- guson is an experienced gardner and we hope he will have good results. R. L. Smith recently returned from Idaho where he spent the winter. While there Mr. Smith was taken, sick and compelled to remain ia the hospital for some time. Jack Wnitletts is on the water wagon. He is doing the water haul- ing act for Ferlo's steam plowing .outfit. Contractor Hehman is treating his to a coat of paint. John Kensel is mourning the loss of -his little Jfo. 3 yellow pony that 'left home unceremoniously last Wed- -nesday morning. Mrs. -Julius Odden and little son arrived from Bantry, N. D., Sunday morning. "Will Carner has taken contract to break eighty acres for J. Broder- son. B. Fowler has completed his house on his homestead and expects his family to arrive next week from the States. they had been planted jn the flower j beds it was discovered that they j were Irish cabbage seeds sent from; Ireland. The neighbors hearing- of i the joke proceeded to paste notices UD with the inscription, "Irish calf- baee plants for sale. See D. W. j Bums." Last Saturday D. W. had i applicants for plants. Mr. Rollins seems to be inspired j with spirit of invention by using a j cow for a wagon 'brake. Mr. Rollins hitched on to his wagon last Mon- j day and drove down to Billy Cor- van's for a cow. After hitching the i cow behind the wagon he drove through the gate and while he was closing the gate the team started to run. Charley Carver says the cow was dragged sixty miles in twenty minutes as there was no body along ,to turn the cow over there was not i a pair of baby shoes. Regarding the time that was made we will not say Charley prevaracated. but -it re- minds us of the song where the chorus comes in. "It seems to me like a lie." Subscribe for The Herald. sounded n shrilly in stillness. Peter Quisles opened his eyes with a start, then sat oolt upright and stared. Not four feet from him stood a man with a mask over his eyes. He was holding a dark lantern, flashing the light glaringly in Peter's face. "How dare you." Lxjgan the man with tbe mask, dare you set an alarm clock to go off at the very moment I'm ransacking the housp? D'ye want to scare rnc to death? How do' you know but I iriigbt be subject to heart failure or something and that tbe sudden sorry." began Peter humbly. "1 didn't mean to disturb you. can't sloop comfortably on one side all i the time, you know, and I have to set the alarm to awaken me so I can turn over." said the man apprehendingly. don't let it occur again." "I'll try not to." replied Peter oblig- incly. you know." he hesitated, "you can't always fell about that clock. You can't always anticipate its behav- ior. It is a very absentminded clock and possesses some very peculiar no- tions of its own. Really it is the most aggravating: clock you ever saw. Why. once I set the alarm far 4 o'clock in the morning. 1 wished to go to tbe sta- tion to meet my uncle, you know. He was a very rich bachelor, with no im- mediate family, ftesides. fat in ex- ceedingly poor health. And. would you believe it. that miserable clock betray- ed the confidence imposed in "And your asked the man interestedly. "My uncle was compelled to bunt me np and .ring: us our of bed. It was very embarrassing. Of course we had to make some kind of an explanation But unfortunately, you know, my wife and 1 had no opportunity to consult together. We told entirely different stories. Tbat made my uncle sus- picious." "Naturally." said the man, "Then, to make matters worse." re- sumed Peter, with a sigh, "my uncle was a chronic story teller, one of those people vrbo take a. frenzied delight la relating a long narrative with a joke it tne end of kind of a joke, you know, that yoa don't really langh at until the next day." "I said tbe man. tak- ing a seat on the edge of tbe bed re- signedly. "I've heard them kind of jokes myself, I call 'em vaccination jokes. They have a point to 'em nil right bat they don't take until later. Besides, they are pretty near as bad as having tbe The man chuckled softly. Peter continued, "at breakfast that morning this uncle of mine told one of bis stories. It was during the days when nearly everybody had one of those silly little things they called chestnut bells. Sou "Perfectly." said the man. illy. light of your laaterm blinus ale so that 1 had not noticed you had n But. really, won't you please point It lu some other direction? It makes me nervous, you know, and when 1 get nervous my memory me quite suddenly. 1 nilght forget where I put my money. I always ex- perience considerable cronble in rueuibertojT what I do with all my money anyhow." -Come, come." said tbe man. "Hand it over. Fork, it out 1 can't stay all night. I want to be going." "Since you speak of it." replied Po- ter wearily. "I really wish you would go. 1 would enjoy going: back to sleep, you know. I'm tired. You see. 1 was out to the lodge last night Do you belong to any lodge? No? Well, tbe i union, then-yon belong to the union, j of j see very plainly." said the man j resolutely, "that you do not intend to j givo me that money peacefully. Guess j I'd i "Why. my dear sir." responded Peter j naively. "1 haven't refused, have I? j Really 1 beg your pardon if 1 have ap- j peared backward in complying with your most natural and reasonable re- quest I am not unmindful, you know, that you are at this moment a guest in my house, and I certainly meant no disrespect. How much money do you "All you have." replied the man gruffly. "But, my dear sir." protested Peter humbly, "if you could just manage get along with a trifle a trifle, you some time in. j the future I can repay your kindness j SUNLIGHT AN EXPERIENCED HOUSEWIFE know5 that Sunlight Soap means a wonderful saving of time and labour in house- cleaning. Whether with hot or cold water, nothing gets the dirt off so quickly and without injury as Sunlight Soap. Use It the Sunlight way. Follow the directions. HE BROKE BANK AT MONTE CARLO Lever Brothers, Toronto, will send you free a cake of their famous Plan to! tojlet soapi you mentjon tni-s SETTLERS' RECORD V. E. Ferguson has arrived with two cars of settlers' effects from Mondovi, and goes south to Magrath. B. Enin, from Fort Morgan, Cal., has arrived with a car of settlers' effect? and will go south to settle at Stirling. R. J. Hanna with a car of settlers' arid consideration. You see, tomorrow, effects has arrjved at morning before breakfast is the day f j c Aghley hfig b ht and tbe bour when our cook expects i her week's wages. Possibly you lack effects Tn settle near tbe experience that would enable yoa onage. to thoroughly understand the G. F. Armstrong with a car of set- but really, you know, i cannot imagine I tiers' has arrived to settle in the any position more embarrassing in! Lethbridge District. which a man could be placed than to' ________________ be forced to face his cook on such a j momentous occasion without a cent in WHEAT COMING UP his pocket and my cook unfortunatelyj Wianipeg, Man. May is a very robust cook. Really 1 shud- think of such a predica- i coming up" is the welcome message of He Won in a Day and a Night for Luck to Ahead Monte Carlo, May Hunt- ley Walker, the well-known racing motorist, to crodit stand the mile, Hying mile, and Hying kilometre records, htis succeeded in breaking the bunk at Monte Carlo. On Monday evening he won but his great triumph came the fol- lowing duy. Each tahlt starts the day with a capital of and Mr. Walker's luck was so persistent that in a short time he had won it all. Play had to be suspended while more funds were socurrvd. an-d thus Mr. Walker "broke the Large as were his winnings the bank is still indebted to. Mr. AVa'ker, for he has been an annual visitor- to the Casino for the last fifteen years, and this is the first occasion on which he has won a large sum. In fact, he says, if he had won twice the bank wouki still owe him a lot. Mr. Walker's success was achieved by staking maximums, and few play- ers have the resources or the pluck to continue that style of playing for long. The maximum stake for a single coup js and a player who repeatedly risks that sum must obviously very quickly win or lose a large amount. Mr. Walker's play at the table is a-recreation 'he can well afford for he is a, wealthy manufac- turer of motor cars and a Lancashire cotton lord. Time His Luck Turned Yet it was time he had a stroke of luck. Last January, for the second the report the C. P. E. sends time in three years, his residence at To Suffer From Headaches Makes Life Miserable. It Ukat a penoo that han had or it sub- ject to to the suffering which atteodi them. The majority of cases an caused by con- itipation and dyspepsia The dull throb- binge, tht intense pain, sometimes jn part, icmetimes in another, and then over the whole head, varying in ita severity by the came which brings it on, purely indi- cates thr.t there is something the matter with tbe stomach or bowels. To the fact that Burdock Blood Bitters reaches every part of the system, is due its success in re- lieving and permanently curing headache. It has proven a specific for the malady in all ita forms. CONSTIPATION AND HEADACHES 4- Mrs. Allison E. Brown, Sura- merfield, N.B., writes "I have been troubled with Constipation and Headaches for a long time. Alter trying different doctors to no effect, a friend asked me to try Burdock Blood Bitters. I find71 ara completely cured after taking three I can rewmmend it to ail." ing at eighty miles an hour turned a corner to find the gates on the level crossing closed. He crashed through them and practically unhurt. Just afterwards he was -being driv- en by a friend to the station at Brussels, in order to catch the Paris express, when srot into col- lision, and Mr. Walker did not es- cape as easily as hitherto, several of his ribs being broken. Rush of Gamblers After a coup like Mr. Walker's der to even meat." ,V there is alwavs, as when "'Monte -To tbunder with the cookf replied' out thls week- The report of! Picbhurst Mead, Hayes, caught fire ,j Carlo the man shortly. ''I want to know if company's' agents along the sys-! and in addition to the -damage to scm vou're jrolng item was compiled today and has the the house and its valuable contents "And. then, there are the gas man; effect of wiping out all idea that the i fourteen motor cars, worth and iceman." resumed Peter. "Of. season is very late and crops not do- were entirely burnt, course 1 realize that you have nearly; injr well The weather is generally fa-! .vr as much claim upon my money a3 they i t 6 i Tvrice m one week Huntley It is rather difficult to dis- j i Walker escaped death by a hair's criminate between it woaldnl ,niDnijnA breadth. be just right, you know, to give you afl ADIKUNDAUK. MOTEL car at a terrific speed on the Brook- the money and not save a cent for j Lake Placid. N. Y., May I lands track when 'he went -too far up other holdup men, now. would It? Of i Face Inn, on the west shore of the the steep embankment, rolled over sino. Wells, or lat- ter being his real 000. The gambier who seeks to emulate course I understand that between one of the best hotels in. thptthe top, and death oy a nair's j Mn Huntley Walker naturally would He was driving his racing not take a retuni ticketi for it is well known that penniless players have free tickets to their homes" in" any part of Europe granted to them all yon wfll get my money anyhow. snd I'm really not much concerned who gets the most only 1 don't want to appear partial, yon know." Adirondacks region was burned to railings, alighting bruised, but other- the ground early today. It had not! wise uninjured. I been opened for the season and was i TV..... MV .tour days afterwards Mr. Walker was hurled over thejoy the Casino. jv-u "Ton can do just as you please." j occupied only by a watchman. The takinff part in a race from Bou_ plied Tho man determinedly. "You is estimated at your choice between giving me j all your money and taking the j oneness. I'm not here for my health, i I tell you." j "Ob, welL if you feel that way about; it" said Peter resignedly, "yow'll find j my trousers on a chair at the foot of the bed. My purse is in the right hip pocket" The man with the mask walked the chair, slipped bis hand in the pocket Indicated and pulled out a black wal- let Emptying the contents upon iogne to Brussels, and when travel- have a way -of committing suicide in the Casino gardens, and the authori- ties prefer, even at some cost to themselves, to be safely, rid of them when they have no sroney left. "Well, at the very moment niy on- j- bed, he counted them deliberately, cle sprang bis joke and leaned back to j he said indignantly, enjoy our mirth chat on- regenerate, malicious Peter langhed long and londly. cried the man in WHEAT LOOKS GOOD Edmonton. Alta., May A. C. L. Steanens. of Minneapolis, is Wrlker, M.P.Pj of Victoria consti- here looVjng over the country with a j tuency, said this morning that crop view of purchasing land. conditions in that district are ex- Ross one of North Da-' csllent. Wheat seeding is completed kora's most efficient contractors and and hundreds ot acres" of wheat -are builders, is out in this vicinity-draw- aoove the grouncj anci Bowing fast. ing plans and sev- eral new houses. Let. the good work continue. M. Lockhart has Mr. Myers" house nearly completed. It is a large two- storey building with all the modem improvements and would be a credit to an old established country. John Seager has erected a large barn on his homestea-d which adds another, good. Improvement in this locality. NEARLY DROWNED Hamilton, Ont., May a squad of consoles was practicing the art of life saving in the Y.M.C.A. swimming tank this afternoon one of- ficer had a close call from death by drowning. He was playing the part J of the drowning man and the con-! -why. so you-have. a hoarse whisper, glancing affrightedly about. "You'll arouse the household." Isn't anybody else In this part of the reassured Peter, "but my wife, asleep in the next room, and she's deaf, you know. Eeal- ly she is so deaf that 1 can wear red necktie, green checkered trouaera and a purple vest and come borne any bour of the night without awakening "You're said the man, being repeated Peter. Tin "Never mind about that" Interrupt- ed the man. T was just going to re- mark that I never saw a lucky man who didn't have money." replied Peter. "Of course I have money. ReaUy. I've -got so much money that I can't fall down without breaking a bill, you know. Onre "Just hand It over, Interposed the man with the mask couimandingly. "Do I understand that you wish me to band my money over to your" queried Peter cautiously. "TtuiFs what I remarked." replied the man. "and you'd better be quick about It If yon don't "My dear said Peter Impressive- ly, "as one who has speculated mow or less successfully. I beg TO give you j a little timely advice." i here." said tbe man irritably, "I ain't going to waste any more with you. I've wasted too much al- stable who was supposed to save him, i held him under the water so long that jarked Peter .Frank Griffin let. the light of his he nearly suffocated. ca can't say S.V.P, h ctptudve becsug more per gaOoathat let of other paints on the market It coren K> much moce surface and lasts so low that ft it the most economical paint you buy. Paint, Prepared (S.1T.P.) wffl covef 425 tqwafe feet to tbe too, two coats, which tt conrfdmWy better than best that "hand mixed kad and oil" or many so-called "mixed palnti" will do. There is ooly logical to tbe cost of paint and wfut a gallon of paint will cow tod how Jong ft will last; find the coitol keeping your buiiftnn paialed yeat faaodyeAf out On basis h the mott economical paint tt is to im, Ve control tbe source of supptf for most of the so that we can be sure pure} we make oat own IfoMcd tact, the final quality of S.V. P. b the sum total of hith aod experience. The agent ia your locality la adUftioa to Sherwtn-wTIM-mi (S.V.P.) tot buUd- tap inside aad out, s paint or Tarnish or staia for tvtrr purpose, Writt for booklet statthf what Toti Ask rear dealer let StlERWIN-WlLUAMS PAINTS MUD VARMSHES Wf %ff thoughtfully, "but you see it isn't ei- actly ray fault! I didn't invite you here. and. really. I'm not insisting apon i your staying, you know. Maybe you're j waiting for me to order yon yon are cool." said the man admiringly. "Of coarse I'm cool." replied Peter. "It's very convenient to be cool some- a cold winter's night for In- stance. You see. your wife won't put her feet against you If you are cool." The man with the mask langhed soft- ly, then arose to his feet "Look S he said, "are you to me that money or ain't you I've got a gtm In my hand, it's pointing at you, 1ft load- ed, and my finger Is on the trigger." "It certainly to very kind of warn of my replied "there Is only herer gasped Peter breathlessly, leaping out npon the floor. yon "Ten dollars and twenty-four replied the man. "Are you demanded Peter 1m an agony of despair. "Are you certain you haven't made a "No." said man. "Thafs all them dear, wailed Peter. tee it all} I didn't wane to believe it, but 1 guess It must be true. It really Is too bad. I don't see why she did it She might haTs "Sber said th% man- "Whor" "My wife." replied Peter tearfully. "1 am exceedingly sorry, but beat It, yoo know." "Well." mid the man, ratter diaap- pointedly, "I reckon this wfll bare ta then. But next Tardon IntetropCed Pettr. wba had followed him to the-door, "but really I am afraid yea. wfll fall down the stairs. It is so dark behind that lantern. Walt I wffl turn on the light There; now yoo can watch me and sea where yoo are going at the time." "Thank said the man, backing slowly down the stairs, his reroirer still ID bis band. "As I was going te remark, I nerer met anybody who waa "No; that Isn't Toa hare to turn that saall jpo'b flrst There; that unlocks tba door. But yon were "I was going to say." again began the man, looking np at Peter, bet. plac- ing one band behind him aad pulling open the door, "that I But two policemen soMeoly sprang through the door and pinioned tbe man's arms behind his bade. "Really. I am grinned Peter, "but I guess yon will to finish your sentence In jail, won't yoo? Too see. that bell was a borgiar alarm. Yon rang It when, yen entered my room, and unfortunately, pm know, it is connected with an aatMHtfe device at the police station. They mn rather long coming, but I trust yosi fsvnd my companionship agreeable. I eertainly did my best to entertain "Say." said the man, submitting quietly to tbe officers, "jm'UtA to me about the iceman. jml Tour wife.don't need no ice sfce's got a cold storage plant for a tartwnd. Too're tbe But tbe patrol THEIR EXCELLENCIES AT TORONTO Toronto, May excellen- cies, the Governor General and Lady Grey, accompanied by Lady ;Evelyn and Lady Sibyl Grey will arrive in To- ronto on Fridsy morning. their stay they will occupy the resi- dence of D. D. Mann on the King- ston Road. They will go in utate'to the 'races on Saturday afternoon. On Friday they will attend the Empire Day'school exercises. UP THE ST. LAWRENCE Jtfay task of piloting this gunboat Nashville up the Sfr. Lawrence River "and through the Great Lakes to Chicago be- gun today, when the ton war- ship left the Charleston nayy yard, manned by. a delegation from the Naval Brigade, Capt. W. F. Curdy, of Chicago, being in command. He had two- officers and 8 -militana and 8 regular seamen on board. She is due at destination on June 6th. iSLHND Choice Business and Residential Lots This townsite is situated sixty-four miles east of the City of Lethbridge, on the Crow's Nest Pass Division of the C.P.R., and has the celebrated Old Glory gas well adjoin- ing the townsite. There is a good supply of coal and water. No investment on earth like earth itself. Buy now, as prices are advancing daily. Prices of Lots range from to according to location. Special Prices for Blocks. Terms are One-Third Cash, and the balance payable in Six and Twelve Months nth interest at six per cent, per annum. For full particulars call or write to Ludtke Waddell Bow Island, Alta. ;