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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta AUBftiltA, FRIDAY, MAY 21, IMT AT DUFFERIN ST. Monday Next, MAY M AT 2 O'CLOCK Frank G Waddington Is favored with instructions from the, ExcJtitors of the late B. Morton Jones, Esq. to sell auct- ion in the premises as above.the superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE EFFECTS 3-piece parlor suite in ma- hogany, occasional chairs, massive oak extending dining table, set of chairs, mission oak -china cabinet, mission oak sectional book case, 1-4 cut oak ditto, oak flat top office desk, handsome hearth suite, Oriental dining room carpet, drawing room carpet, handsome solid oak dresser and stand, brass mounted bedsteads, springs, mattresses, china, cut glass, plate, "Happy Thought" range, kitchen-utensils, etc. GOODS on view Saturday, FMay 29th from 10 tiU A Telephone 261 Auctioneer's Off ice 410 Hound Street. City o 1 Richard the Serial Story By C Townsend Brady and Edward Peple have been had he himself been gored by the horns of a fractious steer. Ho found it imperative tp examine her hurt by the light of matches wnicb HIM Harriet struck and held in her unwoonded hand, and the physician, therefore, required a much longer time than he might have taken under more favorable circumstances. At length he -was forced to admit reluctantly-that neither wis there any .danger: of lock- jaw nor was be studying palmistry, yet as the. last match went out be ap- plied a remedy by pressing the afflict- member to his lips. .True, Miss Harriet had snatched her baud away, but she smiled In the dark' nets and was 'not, half so displeased she tried., fo make this impertinent nobleman tit'int.- Nor was the nent nobleman half so contrite as ncijrht have been, for before they left their had bent his bead kissed her hand again on a certati dimple which had; taunted him for ser. eral days. His heart was singing now, and words he set to music were the of aflvtce by his eminent counsel, Wr cttael Corrigan: If ever'yim hope to find your Joy, "You'yejfot to brazen It .out, my And here the heart's song ended abruptly, for Mr: Renwyck was calling them from the steps of the veranda, be said laughingly at they came into the- light, "if you and Harriet "iftive finished your flirtation I'd like you- to come into the library for a quiet smoke. There, he chided; have bad this young gen- tleman to yourself all day. You don'l. begrudge, him to your- hardworking lather for hour, do you Kiw me and run along to your nest" The Texan longed with all his soul to -gay'the but was forced to part .more formally, at the game time, bid- ding good night to the rest of the little house party, after which he. braced himself for an ordeal and followed Mr. Renwyck into the library, wonder- ing what waa coming. CHAPTER XIV. the, suspfdojas adventurer the ;flrrt action of bis host most peculiar, for without ex- planation be closed and care- folly locked the door. Richard's ap- prehensions were relieved, when Mr. Renwyck produced a de- canter and cigars, lighted his own per- fecto and then lay back in his deep leather chair and laughed till the tears ran down his face. "The mystified Tex- an smoked on In polite silence, pa- tiently walttas for some explanation .Of the old man's humor. He could wait quietly, since It was evident from :Mr lUoiwyck's exuberant joy that Richard had nothing personally to fear hji secret was still his own. After a time his host wiped his [with his handkerchief and apologised i for bti roerrtinent I "Forgire me, Lord he begged; to tell you the truth, I jnrt can't help .It Affairs In Ter- are not. only drifting my way, but the whole situation has become Intense- ly Why, it Is a regular -Old Bill Williams tragedy, my company will shortly ply melodrama, while a tton has appeared on the stage and famishing both sides with comedy. Let me v "Do to, I beg murmured Rfch- ard, ttriving not to look as uncom- fortable as he always felt when this TCXM bndlneM came up. The finan- cier laughed again and proceeded; "Aa I toM yon before. Bill Williams' company Is working for a deep water iMrbor at Matagordn City, while sir company is equally auxious to operate at Longmatt--Very well. Now, listen. I learned today .that a new corpora- tion was organized last month under the laws of the state "of New Jersey which styles' itself the Peace, and Crobd Will Realty, company. ..Think; of Jtl The very name-will kill it In its teeth- Ing stage.'" "Who are back of this asked Richard, greatly interested In ttois new development "I don't" know. They are probably so ashamed of themselves: that their names are kept laughed Mr. Renwyck. "But I thought the like my own company, only in this case all of them are real dummies In fact as well as in theory." "I see." "It develops that the promoters -of this company, whoever they may be, have gone down to Texas and Invested their capital-in the state's largest and most generous product" "And what is asked Richard In some surprise.- "Hot returned Mr. Renwyck is a "paroxysm of mirth. "Itfs cheap, bat they seem to want-it" "I don't: quite understand." "I will enlighten-yon. They have t ministerial, looking representative, ol the name of'Flshcall, whose innocenci can only be described as infantiia This precious old lamb called ..upon t firm of Eaton, to strict, confidencer-happen to be ..my' agents, and asked their advice with re- gard to a location -for a deep water harbor on the Texas salt coast they Intend to construct with the assistance of a hoped for legislative appropria- tion." Once more Mr. "Renwyck rwas so. overcome by' amusement that he was forced to pause in "Now, my myself, you under- he began at length. "Of bowing. been saddled for a long time with an utterly worthless tract of land along the miserable, sun baked little hole rejoicing in the name of Olivia, which lies midway between Matagorda City and Longmatt, by the way. Through Hill Eaton we ad- vised Brother Fishcall to buy this tract, my did at once and at our own The amused speculator glanced at Richard-and, mistaking his gloom for a phlegmatic British lack of humor. went on: 'it seems also .that thereafter the Peace and Good Will Realty com- pany went to Bill Williams acd asked ,hls advice. The old skinflint also own- ed a lot of land afound Olivia, which be; promptly worked off on his confid- ing benefactors. Now, look here, Croy- land, you don't seem to appreciate the Joke." "But, m7 dear began Richard, forgetting his role for a moment "Olivia Isn't such a mean fSuch a bad sale for me, laugh- ed Mr. Reawyct unconsciously help- That Spring Tiredness Can't last after you've taken a box or two of FIG PILLS They've proved a boon to thousands why not you? For sale by ALBERTA DRUG CO, CATTLE THIEF CONFESSED Bad Bunch Rounded Up Near Stettler Now On Rod Deer, May sittings of the supreme court o! Albtrt-i wore opened here Mr. Justice Stuart presiding. The sittings was arranged ttiu trial of five mifu from Stettler district charged with theft of large numbers of cattle. The men are Jack Dubois, Irvine Holt, James Holt, Louis Selway and Joe .Cardinal. -A large number of wit- nesses were on hand, aad the case excited 'a great deal of interest throughout the court room' being crowded" from the commencement of i .the -proceedings. The crown was represented by P. J. Nolan, ICC., C.L.Durie and the accused were look- ed after by S. A. Dickson Fort -Saskatchewan, T. L. Tweedie of Cal- and A.O; MeGillivray, of Stet- tler. Considerable surprise was caused when at the opening of the court Ir- vine Holt pleaded guilty to the theft of four steers from A.-D. Bull; to the theft of one steer from one Watson; and to the theft of two steers from a German settler named Louis Selway also pleaded guilty to the theft oi two steers frc-m Ulriek- son. Joe Cardinal's trial occupied the at- tention of the court for the greater part of the day, the accused found guilty this afternoon. Sen- tence "was deferred in all three cases. The trial of Jack Dubois for the theft of two steers, the property_.of Wardner Chase, of Loveland, was commenced this evening, .and will probably take all day tomorrow. Two fresh charges have been laid against Dubois and one against James Holt, against whom two cases are now pending. It is not likely that the j hearing of the eases now bsiofe the court.will be concluded before Satur- day. STIRLING May rains in this been favor- able, although only about per cent, of spring, grain. is iu. The fa.ll wheat is looking line and somy 'ro- port that their spring wheat is ahead of the fall wheat. J. C. Christeusen, .who was ap- pointed road and bridge inspector at the last council meeting, is making good his appointment by having the bridge repaired uttd the streets grad- ed, a long-felt want. Mr. J. E. Anderson, of Lethbridge, was a visitor to this town yesterday and is very favorably impressed with the rapid advancement Stirling has made. At a largely attended board of trade meeting, Messrs. A. T. Ogden, and A. E. Fawns were appointed a committee to interview property own. ers on luain street 'regarding side- walks. It" is expected that sidewalks will be built very shortly. E. butcher shop is now open for business. Mn With- ers' shop is a credit to this com- munity. TRYING TO SAVE THEIR SAWLOGS Upon the arrival of a nine pound boy last week, Paul Zaugg immed- iately purchased another quarter sec- tion of land at an acre from J. R. Gordon, -of Lethbridge. Mr. F. Zaugg purchased a parcel of land at an acre in the- Stir- ling field, F. Steed being the vendor. Eev. M. Cameron and wife, accom- panied by rheir Ida, of Raymond, are spending a few days with friends in, town. The weekly ward dance last Friday i evening proved a great success. F. Steed paid Lethbridge a short business visit this week. L. E. Townsend, of the A. C. Bohrnstedt ranch, left for Winnipeg ast Saturclav. Mr. Towriseod ex- poets to be gone'about ten days. Stirling people .are quite busy beau- tifying their -homes. A -number of houses have been painted and gard- ens put in order. LYCEUM PONT MISS IT! 15 ROUNDS Three Minutes Each High Water at Farnie Causes Trouble for Lumber Company Feniie, May river still continues to rise slowly and the Elk Lumber Co. are running their new mill double time in an. endeavor to keep the mill pond clear of logs. The big boom still holds, though there is a 'heavy jam'of logs resting against" it- A new steam log loader is also kept" busy hauling- logs out of the pond- an-d banking themvfor sawing later. By .these means it is hoped to. save the logs now running and clear the river for the higher water that is sure to come later, on. J..-.D. Hurd, general manager of the C. X. P. Coal Co., is back from his flying trip; to St. Paul. L. P. Eckstein, solicitor for the TT." M.W. of A., arrived in town this morning from Macleod, an-d -does not seem to be optimistic as.to the pros- pect for a speedy settlemerit of the differences existing between the part- ies to the industrial dispute now be- ing Dr. Spencer, the local option or- ganizer, addressed a large number' of the members of the I. 0. F. here last night, after the close of the meeting in the Methodist church. The left'for Cranbrook by today's flyer. BANTRY TOWNSHIP About six o'clock Saturday light- ning "struck A..'Wilner's hay stack, but it was "Immediately -discovered that the stack -jvas on fire and the flames were extinguished toefore much damage was done. J. R. Reason is breaking for Macy Darrom. v This township at the present time has fourteen hundred acres under cul-1 tivation and a "large percentage of it has been broken this- spring. Bill Rose has taken a contract to break fifty acres and commenced work bn_it to-day. Mrs. E. calling on Mrs. J. Reason on Monday. John fencing his half section of land 'and wjll sow one hundred acres of fall wheat. Barney Keifer is breaking for L.S. Whipp. NEW POSTOFFICE3 Calgary, May following new post offices in postal dis- trict were opened this, month: on '-Soc. 16 _T. G S. 13 W. 4, about south I SCALER of Spokane vs. WILL DALY of Butte, Mont. TONIC H T Ringside Reserves Admission Daly won from Sealer four years ago, and a strong fight is in sight WINNIPEG'S ASSESSMENT Winnipeg, May determin- ing, all appeals, the Board, oi Valua- tion and Eevision today presented" to MILLIONAIRE: DEAD London, May Morrison, a comparatively unknown million- aire, whose estate, it is wonh between and died yesterday near Reading. He was 92 years old.-. the Board of Control a statement on 4he 1909 assessment, including the general asessment and the business tax assessment. The realty assess- ments amount to of which THE TEXAS WAY is on land and j Abilene, Texas, May The Taylor for buildings. The exempt property. .County Jail was by a mob is valued at The busi- Brooks Station "on, the''-main line the C. P. E.3 J. P.M. Crows Nost Pass Railway; P; G. Demarche, P. M. Good Stylg and Good Taste New Fit-Reform 2 button Sack Suit appeals to men who want something and Something nes assessment oi rental values amounte to a total of which per cent, should produce a revenue of ?206.25LGO. The population of the city is shown to ha early this (Friday) morning and Tom Barnett, "a cattleman, recently con- victed of murder was shot to death in his cell. OFFICE SUPPLIES :PBINTINGrv WESTERN STATIONERY CO., LTD. Legal Forma School Supplies IB elegmnl Fancy The lapels are long and grace- set close together pockets and roll This style is extreme enough to be distinctive yet is in perfect taste. A WHOPPER New 1ST. Y., Mny de- spatch to the World from Evansville, Ind., says: John Morgan, living in Maum'c. His., on the River near this city, was baptized in the river at Matmic. He wore a shoe in. which there a loose string. This dragged over the bottom of the river. A mussel closed on Morgan pulled, it out on -him. Whon .lie opened the mussel he found a which he sold to a dealer for Imperial of Canada HEAD Capital Authorized Capital Paid Up........... Rest D. R. WILklE President. HON. ROBERT JAFFRAY Vice-Prea. Accounts of Corporations, Municipalities, Merchants, Fanners and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS attention is given to Savings Bank Accounts. Deposits of 1.00 and upwards ieceive'd and "inter-" est allowed at current rate from date of deposit. v Lethbridge Branch, W. R. SEATLE, Manager. Begin Block, Round St., beside Bentley's Store. McKELVlE McGUIRE Sole Agents for Lethbrieke. THE HEW BARBER SHOP In Upton's Pool Room 18 NOW OPEN .C. L, Upton Prop. Basement Oliver Block When You Buy Fruit Lands Do you buy them for a Summer Home, or do you buy them to make you a home 12 months in the year and have an income from them If you do, you surely will buy in the CRE8TDN DISTRICT where the train runs every day in the year and located at the door of the market. can pick fruit up 'till twelve o'clock noon and you have this for breakfast next to GO hours nearer than any other point. NOW is the time to buy for land is going to advance. For Pull Particulars write to Canyon City lumber Company, Ltd. Creston, B.C. ;