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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LITHMIDOI, ALTAn MONDAY, MAY 31, IMM. 1 MOVING .PICTURES, QD- ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE., 1. 2. 3. Wiitow Denonstralion 4: Life's Reality <3- Gratitude Leoni and Lconi Athletes Williams and.Meyer Singing and Talking Act Prices I5c and 25c TO RlDUCE DISASTERS Richard the Brazen Serial Story By C Townsend Brady and Edward Peple he parleyed, "that is rather larger amount than i had thought of handling for you. Still, a promise Is a promise. Write me your check, Croy- land', and'I'll .bring out your stock cer- tificates tomorrow The name "Croyland" came to Rich- ard like a blow between the eyes. In his Intense excitement he bad almost forgotten that he was another man. Hs could not use the earl's name for this purpose, of course, yet to sign Richard Williams to a cbeck payable to Jacob Renwyck would be to confess all. As well wave a red fiag In the face of a furious bull. Again he was experiencing the results of folly, but this it contained no elements of humor whatever. He was in for maverick surrounded on every side by whirling lariats, and soon a sizzling branding iron would burn Its everlast- ing mark' upon his hide. "Mr. he faltered, desper- ately casting about for some practica- ble retreat from his dilemma, but in "I fear, after all, that 1 won't bet. able go on Tvltb you. My The speculator looked puzzled. be exclaimed. think I can appreciate your difficulty. You doubt: less bank in that will not trouble us, I Imagine." He _opened a desk drawer and produced a pad of blank forms. "These foreign drafts. Draw on your bankers at sight, and I will negotiate the paper through my own account and let you know the amount of exchange. You he laughed, "I am forcing you into a for- tune, as It were. Really, I ought to charge you a commission." The .Texan took the blank draft handed'to him, held it a moment, then Blp'wly tore it down its- length. 4Tm sorry, Mr. Renwycfc, I can't go In." His companion eyed hiui critically teat a. foil half minute. A moment ago he had Volunteered to embark Ini-tbe enterprise, and now" he won It) fain What him? The financier determined to .probe this suspicious circumstance to the bottom. this sudden be asked directly. you began Richard, writhing inwardly at the falsity of-bis position, "I've been bitten__ln deals be- fore, and Interrupted the old tleman shortly. "You can't lose on this.' my dear sir, its a dead certain- ty.7 What more do you _ agreed Richard sadly, "and 9There are no interrupted Mr.. Benwyck. "It Is not a question of my needing money, tor I plenty of own. I made you the proposition kand solely out of friendship, "And for that -very Richard cut in, "I must decline. I appreciate the spirit In which you have tried to help me, but circumstances render my acceptance impossible." Again the financier regarded hii treordinary young friend critically through half closed eyes.' "Come, be said bluntly at last "Don't let's beat about the bush. What Is your real you mean a.Jked Richard, rising to his feet "I do." "Mr. be said in a clear, level tone which was now free from any' deception, a brilliaut idea coming to him, the more acceptable in that it w.as strictly true, "you- are right There are several reason's which we need not discuss. I shall mention one which sufficient, and that is this: Ton are about to take advantage of a father's love for his son, which has removed an antagonist from the field. Pardon my speaking plainly, but it me as being a rather unfair business method. I prefer to have nothing more to do with It" Richard wanted a good slap at the unscrupulous old man and rejoiced In its delivery. It was Mr. Renwyck's turn to flush, though the condition was brought about by anger rather than He was about to a sharp retort, but checked himself and asked coldly: "Why didn't you think of that when you offered to take worth of don't know." "It is sufficient that I did think of it before the money was paid, Isn't queried Richard, angry at "this mono- syllabic comment on bis irresolution and vacillation. answered Mrv Reuwyck in his most frigid manner. "Yet I think If you understood the circumstances better, Lord Croyland, perhaps you would view the matter in a different light But every man has a right to his own so, if yon please, we will say no more about it" He rose as he spoke to Intimate that the interview was at an end. "Thank shortly returned the Texan, "and now, if I may, I will say good night I regret that I have taken up so much of your valuable time." He crossed the library, unlocked the door and went upstairs without a back- ward glance, while the- financier sat looking after him moodily. FoT many moments Mr. Renwyck did not move. His cigar went out and was held un- heeded between his silent'lips till, at last he dropped It into a silver ash tray and, rising., sighed. "Something surprising there. I don't quite understand. Who would Jmve thought be would have taken it that way? I wonder if that was %Is real reason. I don't see that I'm to blame. I didn't run over the boy. Well, Fd be a fool not to take advantage of his father's absence. Besides, what dif- ference does it make? He was a goner anyway. It's a life and death struggle between us. ,We used to be good friends. Is the Englishman right? I wish hi TO, this won't do! (To Be Continued.) Government Mine Exptrtt Decide on Explosives for Coil Mines Washington, May a result oL its investigation into the causes of mine disasters, with the hope of1 re- ducing, the number of fatalities in the coal mines of the United States, the survey has just issued a list of "permissible explosives" for the use of miners and operators. Twelve manufacturers of explosives sent 29 different explosives to the sta- tion to be tested. Six manufacturers were successful, and 17 explosives passed the requirements. The tests..are under the general di- rection of Dr. Joseph A. Holms, expert in charge of the technologic branch of the geological survey. "The explosives were given four tests under different conditions ia the large steel said Dr. Holms. "This gallery is 100 feet long and 6 feet in diameter, and is filled with fire damp air and coal dust, or coal dust and air, of various mixtures, and the explosive is discharged into each mixture ten times. Jf it fails to ignite the fire damp or coal dust in instance, it is considered satis- factory and termed a permissible ex- plosive." RAYMOND CHRONICLES Raymond, May 29.-The new town Stirling is going to boom. Two residences, a restaurant and two stores are already erected. The goods arrived yesterday morning for the equipment of the new restaurant. Plans are being made for a thirty- room, two thousand 'dollar hotel- The contract will be let as soon as the plans are finished. This summer from 25 to 30 build- ings will be erected and from five to six hundred people are expected to be ou the spot. A. Toronto syndicate has control of the section and they mean business. Is i their intention to have the land drained, and a clean, up-to-date town will soon materialize. Lots are being sold for from to The Evangelical chureh has purchased a lot there. Presbyterian services will be held in one of the new buildings recently erected, a week i'rom Sunday at a.m. Rev. J. J. Cameron, of Ray- mond, will have charge of the service. New Dayton, another baby town, is thriving. There families there, a good general store, a hotel, blacksmith shop and lumber yard. Applications have been sent in for a school house. Mr. Hunter, the owner, is from Dayton, Ohio, 'after which the ne v town is-named. He is bringing in a good class of settlers, men of intel- ligence and menus. Even Kentucky men look our way. After alljthe Sugar City carries oil the. palm. F. W. Wilson, of Union Seminary, New York, has arrived to ta.Ke charge of the mission work in Ata- grath and Spring Coulee. Dr. Stewartr a veterinary surgeon, will visit Raymond next week to establish a practice here. Mrs. Annie Gibb was, v-isiting in ilagrath _a few days. _ T. K. Roberts, of Magrath, was in Raymond yesterday on business. Rev. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Cameron and daughter Miss Ida, returned from Stirling" today. Mr. Nabb, government tele- phone system, is in _ town, on busi- ness. Mrs." Sicowson is making prepara- jtions to leave the first of next week for she will visit her j mother. j A farewell party was given for E. Johnson 'at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Nilson last evening. Mr. Johnson left this morning for hia home in Monroe, Utah, after spend- 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, yoti surely will buy in the CRE8TON DISTRICT where the train runs day in the. year and located at the the market. can pick fruit up titt-twelve o'clock and you have this for breakfast next to 60 hours nearer than any other point. NOW is the time to buy for land is advance. For Full Particulars write to Canyon City lumber Company, Ltd. Creston, B.C. CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY Excursion Rates SEATTLE To New Westminister. Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle. LIMIT 60 DAYS Tickets on sale daily, May 29th to Sept. 30th. Stopover Privileges. For further particulars apply to S. B. MITCHELL, Agent, Lethbridge J: E. PROCTOR, D. P.- A., Calgary We Lave a full line of ;j Screen Doors At prices to suit everybody Plait Doors. Varnished Doors Screen Windows 30c and 40c Also a full line of Lawn Mowers and Hose Pipe Hayr General Hardware Phone 75 P. O. Box 27 LETHBRIDGE ALTA. Ml 111 I II M I ing six months in Southern Alberta. Mr. and Jfrs. Raymond Knight have returned -from a trip to Enar land. "Florodpra" will be played by the San Francisco Opera Co. June 1st, in the opera house. The young ladies' M.I.A. will give a dance June 4th in the opera house. The Raymond baseball team play- ed Magrath yesterday. The was 20 to 7 in i'avor of Masrath. Man Whom "Teddy" Calls "Nature Fakir" Comes Back Hard Ne York, May reports of Roosevelt's frequent killings in Africa must come chiefly IV. rn him- self. If they are true they prove what I said two "years- ago. quoiing from his own books, that he is a game butcher, pure and simple, and that'll is interest in animals lies chiefly in the direction of blood, butchery and bru- tality." Thus Dr. William J. Long, whom Roosevelt placed, in. the cate- gory of "nature returned the compliment today through your cor- respondent in Stamford, Conn. Dr. Long said he had intended to wait for Mrr'Roosevelt's return or un- til something from his pen actually appeared before criticizing him, but he declared some of the things the former president is said to have done in Africa demanded protest. LOST NO TIME IN GETTING MARRIED Toronto, May pretty little romance wakened the arrival of the latest party of 50 immigrants brought out by the Ontario government. The high contracting parties were Kobert Bpyle .Elizabeth Gum- ming. They fell in love on board ship and so well did- Cupid do the task that they wanted to get married at once. But unfortunately neither min- ister or license were available and they had to wait until they reached Toronto. Then they lost no time in enlisting the services of Rev. C. 0. The Alexandra Cafe Leads Them All nothing is too good for its. many patrons, nothing but the most advanced equip- ment to improve the ser- vice for their comfort. With the Jatest improved electric Tea and Coffee Urns and five electric cool- ing fans already installed this month, and "the best the market affords on our table at the lowest possible cost to-all. We don't in- tend to lag in onr efforts to :make The Alexandra Cafe the Mecca and pride of the people of Leth- "bridare and their friends. N. H. MURRAY, Prop. Johnston. R. A. Jones of the immi- gration office succeeded in" getting jobs for both on a Wentworth -firm near Hamilton. Now watch for a boom in immigra- tion. BANK OF HAMILTON TO OPEN AT TABER Tabor, May Free Press an- nounces that the Bank of Hamilton has decided to open up -a branch in this town. They have taken tempor- ary premises in the Taber Trading store on Hough Street and will be open for business in a few days under the charge of W. H. Leek. hive to tdl to reit place It ia till COillMI. If you want aayiaifif thii coJiina. 25e iiacrttoi i iisertiou for SITUATIONS VACANT breaking outfits to start to work at ooce. Will pay liberal price per acre. -Apply to the O. W. Kerr Co., Lethbridge. UO-0 boy wanttd. Apply Western Stationery Co. 136-0 good bread baker. Schweitzer Bros. 143-0 couple of experienced ditch riders. No others need apply. Apply by letter giving experience to T. M. Evans, Supt. A. R. I. Co. night porter; must be experienced. Apply at once with references to Hotel Coaldale, Citv. 142-2 man to do farm work, with .his wife to do housekeeping. Ap- ply to J. B. Moore, Lethbridge P.O. 142-6 TO RENT. TO rooms in mod- ern house. Apply 1276 Redpath St. 138-6 TO and board. Apply Mrs. Freed, Reed's stone cottage, Courtland St., west new sfand pipe, west door. 138-6 TO RENT-By June 1st, front room, suitable for two .gentlemen, in mod- ern house. Ladies need not apply Apply 1249, Bompas St. 139-0 FURNISHED ROOM south of Crabb St., 3rd house from Chinaman's gar- den, a month. Apply 1 to 3 or G to 8- 139-6 FOR room house, with a large garden. Torrance Ave. W. R. Dobbin. 140.0 FOR close in, North Ward. W. R. Dobbin. 140-0 TO- RENT-Nicely furnished, front room. 617 Glyn St. 141-6 TO front room in private -house." Apply at G38 .Coutts St. from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8. 141-6 TO room in modem house, on Ashmead St. south of Po- lice Grounds. Phone 380. 143-6 PROPERTY FOR SALE FOR residential pro- perty, rente per month. Price Good terms. Alberta Realty Co; .115-0 FOR new fully modern house. Apply P. McMurphy, Mgrv South Alta. Lumber Co., Phone 225 1Z1-0 FOR SALE OR TO cot- taages in Duff Addition. Apply to Western Tinsmithing Co., "next Her- ald Officel 138-6 FOR Coutts and Courtland, with .house.vPrice reason- able. Apply to 0. E. Braeger, P. 0. Lethbridge, or on property. 140-6 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE. FOR year old filly, brok- en to harness. Apply Samuel Jones, Sr., North Ward. 138-6 FOE per 100. Strawberry plants that will grow big berries, measuring seven inches in circumfer- ence. Apply to D. J. Whitney, P. 0. Box 377, Lethbridge. 139-6 MAGGIE LEONI The Silver Ring Athlete at the Eureka Imperial Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE-TORONTO Capital Authorized....................................... Capital Paid Up D. R. WILKIE President. HON. ROBERT JAFFRAY Vice.Pres. Accounts of Corporations, Municipalities, Merchants, Farmers and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS attention is given to Savings Bank Accounts. Deposits of and upwards received and inter- est allowed at current rate from date of deposit. Lathbridge Branch, W. R. SEATLE, Manager. Begin Block, Round St., beside Bentlcy's Store. FOR good livery business in what promises to be one of the best towns in Southern Alberta. It in- cludes barn, rigs and horses and can be purchased for only and cash will handle- it. Present owner can give good reasons for selling. Ap- ply to The Canadian Real Estate Co., Room 9, Bryan Block, or Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. 140-6 SITUATIONS WANTID us housekeeper by middle aged lady just out from England. Box M. W.. Hertld. 1M4 in meat market or grocery store by an experienced man, first class references, willing to i go anywhere Apply to G. H. John- ston. Lethbridge, Alta. SITUATION young married lady'with one small child of 5 years, to do general housework. Apply at- Windsor Hotel. 142-6. MISCELLANEOUS WANTS FOR water fountain and complete outfit including goods; for immediate business. Almost a bargain. Box H., P.O. 138-0 FOR rack, settee, bed- room suite, and chairs for sale. Ap- ply Mrs. J. L. Stovall, opposite Chi- nook Club, corner (rlyn and Dufferin Sts. 138-0 LOST grey mare, 4 years old; weight Ibs., branded- S on left hip, white star in centre of forehead, wire cut front right foot; reward for. return to G ust. Gacobson, Royal Hotel, Taber, Alta. 431-18 new glove on May 24th. Owner can have same at Herald Office. 139-9 black mare in foal, weight Ibs. brand 1 bay mare weight 950 Ibs, branded TP on left shoulder. 1 bay mare, 3 white legs, V. on left eye. .1 Tjay yearling .colt, cut on neck. Mares had 'halters on and colt had a halter with nails in. Reward Alakavish, Ray- mond. 141-6 FOR SALE 1st. An improved farm of land on the Milk River, known' as the Loggin.Ranch, about 7 mileg from Contts and 8 miles from Milk River, having comfortable dwel- ling and cattle stables and corrals. 2nd. Parcel of land in city, situate directly east of North Ward Meat Market, 75 hy 134, Also 1500 Royal Col- liery shares. Apply 'MCKNIGHT BROS, Milk River, Alta, T. E. PATTERSON. Phone S87- FOR waggon ,and har- nes, one mare four years old weigh- ing Ibs.; other mare, five years old weighing Ibs. Waggon and harness practically new. Will sell for cash, On time, Team alone Alex Tomackei, Box 552, Lethbridge. 141-6 FOK of house furniture. Apply at Mrs. Chapman, corner of Crabb and Dufferin St. x. 143-1 FOR 60 head of cattle, chiefly heifers under 7 years. Will accept negotiable notes. Apply A. Hacker; P. 0. Bos 1301. 143-6 MONEY TO LOAN MONEY TO loan money on first and second mortgages on farm and city property. Building loans ne- gotiated Agreements of sale bought. Empire Land Co., Ott Block. Phone 394. 138-6 call from those wishing to borrow money on farm lands or city property. Tne Canadian Real Estate Co., Room 9, Bryan Block. 40-6 BOUSE AND two lots on Coutts near London Rd. Price 11500; ash. 40 ACRES TO LEASE acre tracts. 5 OR 10 40 ACRES FOR SALE IN 5 OR 10 acre tracts. Close to Lethbridge, easy terms. 10 ACRES IN NORTH Good house, to lease on easy terms. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATIONS Any person wno U tbe sole bead of a family, or any male over 18 yewn old, may homestead a "quarter-iection of available Dominion land in toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. The applicant must appear in person at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sub- Agency for the district. by proxy may be made at any agenay isr of intending homesteader." months1 retidanoe upon and cultivation of the land in eaeb of three years. A homesteader may live within nine miles of his home stead on a farm of 80 acret solely owned and occupied by hiro 01 by his father, mother, son, daughter. brother or sister. In certain districts a homesteader in good' standing may pre-empt quarter-section alongside his home stead. Price 13.00 per acre. Duties. reside six months in eaen of six years from date of homefttead entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultiTiU fifty acres extra. A homesteader who has exhausted his homestead right and cannot oh- tain a pre-emption may take a pur-- chased homestead in certain Price per acre. reside six mouths in each of three years, cultivate' fifty acres and erect a house worth 1300.00. W.W.COBY. Deputy Minister of tbe Inter .i. a c< i-1 advertiser! rut will not bt- piiu OFFICE SUPPLIES PRINTING WESTERN STATIONERY CO., LTD. Legal Forms School Supplies ESTABLISHED 1854 Merchants Bank of Canada JHEAD OFFICE. MONTREAL Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Stlkfced Drafts Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Dejartment J Lethbnlge Branch- CoaMftU Block, lUJpatH St. ;