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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta K'" THt UTMBRIDOi DAILY MJRALP, SATURDAY. OOTOiM H, itjj. PAQI.SEVEN Man A of "the Play of the Same Namt Copyright. -130V ky- Frest Ethel, who was still standing by the countess, looked ac her friend with pained entreaty, and Horace, catching Lady Creech's basilisk eye fixed on him, reddened with mortification- Daniel carefully folded his napkin and sat back. 13y BOOTH TARK1NGTON HARRY LEON WILSON "I expect you thought T4 his turn. he said, MWliy, I want to tuik to Hawcastle, with some of his finer feelings aroused, picked up his sister- in-law with his eyes, much as a clever "I-expect ifs about time for me to hostess picks ap her feminine guests at BO and find the two young folks I've come to look he said. "You are here- for a duty, asked the German quietly. "I shouldn't be surprised if that the name for answered Pike, ris- ing. "Yes, sir; all the way from In- Both Ethel and Horace "started In horrified amazement and looked -At each other with stricken terror on their faces. If this can't-stand-this.- I- shall 'go for said Horace hysterically and rose from the table, while Haw-- castle looked at Pike fixedly. "By he said slowly. "I expect went on Pike, calmly, "that I won't be able to eat with you this evening. You see IVa come a mighty louff -way to look after "Reason I Why, yes. I'm her guardian P her, and is, prob- ably want me -to have supper with them." The horror was closing fast around the other, party, and, they, simply, stared. "Do not' trouble for observed the German. "Your young they have a villa answered Pike, with a smile. "They're right here In this hotel" Horace, with fear lending wings to- his sprang to his feet and began to walk toward the grove. Pfke looked up. 'Td better he said, and then, observing Horace, went on addressing Mm: "Hey. there! Can He stared as the young- paying no dinner, and arose, turning to Ethel. "This shall make no difference to us, my he said and, turning sharp- ly, took Lady Creech by the arm and left the terrace. Pike looked at Hor- ace pityingly. "Don't you he said. "I'm her For a fleeting instant Horace stared at him and then dropped his chin and walked away. "1 shall nerer hold up my head be said. The sudden horror of .the revelation that Horace had drawn forth bore down upon Ethel's mind with a crush- ing To her artificialized understanding the disgrace was more "than she could ever hope to bear, and Horace's ei- pressed thought that he should never be able to hold up bis head again was but a vivification of her own. Surely it would have been bad enough, sbe told herself, if this fearful thing had come upon them privately, but to bave it appear ID the full light of day and in the very hearing of the family 'of the man she was about to marry was too crueL And with an inward groan she leaned for a-moment against the terrace wall where the countess had left her. When the first astonishment had passed and she had time to realize what had oc- curred, events that had seemed but fleeting Impresses rose up before her In all .their vivid nakedness. -Mme. de Champigny had. looked at her with astute contempt, she was sure, and she dimly remembered seeing the look of horrified amazement upon the patrician features of the Karl of Hawcastle. Then, with an awakened resentment; the figbttag plebe- ian Simpson stock, the stock that'had upheld -its end- in battle against oppression in several wars, came back to her with a rush, decided tc see this awful "man and give him tc understand that he must go away al once and never insult her again by his uncouth and vulgar presence.- Such business as had to be transacted could be done through an intermediary. With a bracing 01 ber spirit she stepped forward resolutely and came up close behind Pike as be stood with drooping "jaw gazing in perplexity after the retreating Horace. Ethel cast a look of loathing upon the straight back of the guardian of her peace and "Not ouly that" "And 1 guess you thought I'd aeg lecUd you a good deal." There a touch of. remorse in Jiia jojne, and hi looked idly-at the hat he held.- It did look like coming to se i couldn't hardly manage-thf time to" get away. %You see, being trus tee of your share of the estate 1 don' hardly have ti at iny lav practice. But when i got your letter eleven days ago I says to myself 'Here, Dauiel Voorhees Pike, you oic shellback, you've- just got to take time John Simpson trusted you with his property, und he's done trusted you to iook out for her, and now she's come to a kind of jumping off place in her thinking of get- ting you just pack your Ijripsack and hike out over there and itand by her.'" JDuring ibe last half of his speech there was a toue of affectionate regard, it'which she bridled resentfully. "I quite fail to understand your point pf she said frigidly. "Perhaps I had best maize it clear to you that ,1 im no longer thinking of getting mar- "Well, Lord 'a' mercy.1" ejaculated Pike, leaning back in bis chair and smiling at her. but she affected not to notice the lighter tone and went on. "I mean I hare decided upon it. The ceremony is to take place In a fort- night" Pike brought tbe front feet of his chair down with a crash. "Well, I he cried. "We shall dispense with all sbe went on, and Pike regarded her solemnly for a moment "Well, I don't know as I could say anything against that He must be a i mighty nice fellow, and you must j think a heap of him." He sig'hed. "That's- the way it should be." He FROM A WESTERN WINDOW -BY ANNE- IN AN AUTUMN ROAD (L. M. Montgomery) Babble of brook in the midnodn hush Over the sunwarrn valley roaches, And a west wind overhead in the _______ Comes now with a sigh and now with a rush, And now as soft as the down of a thistle, Croons to itself in the grasses gray A foil to the rollicking joyous whistle Of an unseen robin adown the way Where the boughs are thick and the light is dim. Sure he must be a merry fellow, o blithe in his tuneful note and mellow That, my heart sings out, too, and answers him Vhat a wealth of vntchjsgold is here To be had for the quest, and falling faster Golden rod and the pale, -sweet aster .etter the passing Of the year etone flagging. She glanced up and eaw that the common German was looking at Pike with grave sympathy and even understanding, .and. instantly she for.it. Then-she saw him take his cap from tbe obsequious Mariano and turn aw.ay. When .he had gone she said fh a" low voice: "I am Miss Granger-Simpson." I voice. "Excuse'Tne, son, aint you an Amer- As Horace paid no more atten- tion he turned to Mariano." "Here, waiter! Tell that gentleman I want to speak to Mariano sprang after the "ttirdon, rn'sleu, the geiu-eman, wish to speak to you." Horace whirled in an-angry flash." "What, he .deoumdecU and Pike regarded, him .calmly., "I thought from your pro- ceeded quietly, "you might be an Horace planted himself squarely be- fore his interrogator. "Are you speaking to he de- manded haughtily. "I shouldn't be genially. "Ain't you an "I happen to have been born in the replied Horace aggressively, inu Pike trailed quizzically. "Well, that was he comment- ed, and as Horace turned again to go he said: "Hold on a minute! I'm look- Ing for some Americans here, and I expect you know and girl named Horace flushed deeply to theiroots of his hair. "Is there any possibility you mean he asked, with elaborate sarcasm, but this was lost on Daniel "No, sir; just plain Simpson. Gran- ger's their middle name. That's for old Jed Granger, grandfather on their mother's side. I want to see 'em both, but Ifs tbe girl I'm really looking "Will you be good enough to state any possible reason why Miss Granger- Simpson should see and' Pike started in genuine astonishment "Reason 1" he "Why, yes. j I'm her j The effect of this simple statement j and obedlenfly took the chair was terrifying. Ethel reeled dizzily that Horace had vacated so precipitous- and was supported by Mme de Cham- Iy' Sbe the word he had aad glanced Befvousiy at he was holding in his bawls. yon really" my guardian T she asked at last, with a trace of beat- --CHAPTER -X. THE HTJiOUATIOJf. NSTANTLY Pike, turned with a lithe twist, of his lank body and balf lifted his hand as" ex- pected a blow." Then his arm dropped again, and he stood looking at her in calm and interested fashion. As be stared hisA expression "changed" to one of mingled, tenderness, .and pride, and when he spoke there was a world of pathos in his voice. be said in a low, astonished I knew your pa from ths time I was a little boy till he died, and I looked up more'n I ever looked up to my life, but I never thought he'd have a girl like He'd be mighty proud If he could uee you now." She turned from him in a smothered and then faced him again with disapproval In- her tone. "Perhaps it will be as well if tvoid personal she said re tsentfnlly. This man should have no opportunity for bringing up those vul- looked" at her. "And you're said Ethel decisively. Pike looked off over the Dlno bay. and then his gaze traveled to where Horace had been standing, and with a start he turned to her again, speak- ing eagerly: "It ain't that fellow I was talking with, And she roiced an indignant protest "That was my "Lord 'a' ejaculated, Daniel and then recovered himself, "But wouldn't remember him. He couldn't- have been more than twelve when you was home last. Of course I'd known v demanded EtheL "You couldn't have seen me since I "was a child." "From your picture, though now I see It ain't so much he an- swered, and she stepped forward, with astonishment "You have a photograph of "The .last time I saw your father alive he gave It to look at" "And you "Yes, ma'am." A- look of Incredulity passed over Ethel's face, and she replied: "It does not strike me as possible. However, we will dismiss the sub- 1ect" "Well, if you'd like to Introduce mp fo "To my "No, ma'am; to the young man." "To Mr. St cried "Ethel, re colling a step. "I think it quite un "J rn afraid I can't see It that way. ('11 have to have a couple, of talks with jim. sort of look him over, go tc here spoil- ing your fun any longer than I can just for that and to get a letter I'm expecting from England." -Ethel bit her. lip vexatiously "I do notj see you need have come at alL have been spared mortification." mean I mortify-you? Why, I can't see how." "In a hundred replied, "every way. That common persor who Is with "He Isn't common. You only think so .because he's with returned Daniel sadly, looking down. "Who is demanded Ethel sharp- ly. "He told me his name, but I can't 'remember it.' I call him 'doc.'" doesn't matter. What does mat- "ter Is that, yon needn't have comeT You written your consent" ma'am, not without, seeing the yoang answered Pike resolute- ly. "And you conld have arranged the settlement in the same -went on Ethel nnheedingly. "Settlement! You seem to have set- tled it pretty well without re- turned Pike, smiling. "You don't said Ethel Impatiently. "An alliance of this sort always-entails a certain She paused. "Please listen. If yot were at aH a fllan of the world I should not have, to explain that in In all the ways where my free feet follow, Ud with the wind's all sudden stir. From the little dreamy, sunny hol- low Comes the breath of pine and dying and And ferns frost-bitten on hill wold, Subtle it is as incense drifting From hand up- lifting The potent fumes in a censer old Cavendish, P. E. I. "The Little Red Schoolhouse" has had its diie share of attention in both song and story, and no one can estimate the power, it is in the land. Valuable as is the knowledge we may have consciously imbibed 'there it may be that far more precious are the things not on the training 'in habits of study, the spirit of camaraderie de- veloped by contact with others, the inspiration derived from a magnetic personality. The .last, is perhaps what we most prize, and" there is scarcely a man but pecul- iar feeling of gratitude toward a one- time schoolmaster. Literature is full of examples of this of which.Arnold.of Rugby is ;the classic.; instance. .5 j The instinct of hero-worship is strong in our school days. At "that, period the influence of.a strong in- dividuality is great indeed. Hence the obvious importance of such influ- ences. Happy .the man. who. can count some, such in his memories ,Jf, as may be, his high school days were spent at a school which was fortun- ate enough to'have during win- ter a Lecture Course, he added to his stock of heroes. In one such school it has been the custom for years to invite prominent, public men to give lectures, and there is scarcely a man of note in Canada, from the Premier of Canada, down to the local member, of Parliament, who has. not spoken there. Some peg a collection of paintings worthy of notice. They are- being" shown by the artists themselves, Mr. and Mrs. McGillivray Knowles, of Toron- to, whose names are familiar to art lovers; Those who have been fortun- ate enough to share the hospitality of'the big, fascinating studio on Bloor street of a Saturday evening, cannot readily forget the charm of it all. The Winnipeg people are for- tunate to have this view, and it is to be hoped that some of the paint- ings may remain in the West. We need them. A writer in the Free Press has "a column of "graceful ap- preciation of the pictures, and men- tions particularly a very fine canvas by Mr. Knowles, "The Indomnitable Heaving, July 1908." The COWAN COCOA Its richness and exquisite flavorgive an added delicious- ness to homemade "sweets" and dainties. Be sure you get COWAN'S with the Maple Leaf Label. THE COWAN CO. L1M1TEB. TOBONTO. 133 suggestion is made that here is the nucleus for an art gallery. In The Canadian Magazine some few months ago were some lines by Dr. T. Richardson, of Toronto, call- ed "The beginning 'He stands amid his giant herd. In (the dew-drenched, stilly night, With gnarled breast. And ragged crestj A kingly pine, of noble height To the melting moon upreared." The poem was inspired by a paint- ng of Mrs. pines which now bear the title, "In the Dew-drenched "Stilly Night." It is m exhibition, and is said to have a trangc moving beauty very rare and wonderful. Of the artist this writer -ays "Mrs. Knowles is her husband's pu- pil she has had no .other, teacher, and yet she is.no echo of her mas- ter. She strikes her own note. And, I have .been .told that, this is Mr. Knowles'. distinguishing mark as a teacher of Art, .He does not absorb the souls of his pupiis. He shows them how to' work" out their own in art .and go "that way rejoic- for her Social and Personal Mr.- W. .Saunders is" enjoying visit-from his mother aad sister from California. Tuesday afternoon was ideal as to weather, and throngs of people v were in evidence, making calls on -the brides holding their first receptions. ing. Mrs. Knowles has'a fancy painting poultry, representing fowls, somewhat in-the fashion of the modern-writers -about -wild animals. But it is her -landscape that I like best. -Both Mr. -and Mrs. Knowles paint moonlight as if -the'moon nev- er rose .without calling them into the __......_______....._.. It ..makes -one- wish that 'Winnipeg were a-little nearer. One is apt to become rather envious on hearing of art galleries opera, and other the outside' world. However, we shall have them all in time: It depends .on ourselves. We are importance of the -gentler arts for our Mrs. J. Stafford received in'her cosy new home on' BaTtlett street, and looked very graceful in. a .gown of rose satin. With her were, .Mrs.. Stafford, giving her friends a word of hearty greeting, and Mrs.. Kean, Mrs. Stafford's sister.- The tea-table looked particularly attractive with its centre of tall, palest pink chrys- anthemums and ropes- of smilax gracefully arranged. Mrs. Alex Staf- ford and Miss -Annie Stafford were in charge and were kept busy as the rooms were thronged with visitors. Mrs. J. ,H. Cheney, Bompas street. was another biide who was thronged witt callers "oh Tuesday afternoon, as to-be out.--- Cheney looked .very -well in her hand- some wedding gown of cream satin, and with her, Mrs. Felger, in rose pink, helped to receive. Mrs. Mason also assisted. In the tea-room, which was fragrant with dainty blossoms, Mrs. to the tea while Mrs. Moth and Mrs. Arm- strong looked after the ices and oth- er dainties. Mis. Murray, Courtland street, is enjoying a visit from her sister, Mrs. Mills, of Fergus, Ontario. Miss Murray, who has -beea in the hospital with an attack .of typhoid fever, is now convalescing, and her friends are exceedingly glad to hear that she is on the high road to" re- covery. -On" Tuesday evening Mrs. E. A.- Sharman was host-ess at a delight- ful Five Hundred. Seven tables play- the prizes went to Miss Archer and Mr. J. Robinson. After thev dainty supper there was some music, which wae specially enjojed. Miss Ethel Conybeare spent some days this week in'-Calgary. Mrs. N. H.- Murray, who has been on an extended trip to Duluth and other points, is home._ again. Mrs. Goode, of Winnipeg, ig here on a. visit to. Mr. and Mrs. H. Goode Westminster Road. West Land. In our own town, our Canadian Club is doing a good work Mrs. W. L. Mackenzie, "Bompas St.. received for the first time this sea- son on Tuesday afternoon, and with her, Mackenzie, Mr. Macken- zie's sister, wio-is-making--a-visit to town.- Mrs. S. Saunders had a 'very pieas- 'last and" part of this, and left for Pincher Creek on Her old friends _here are always-glad to see her. Winnipeg has been unusually gay of late on account of, the visit of Their_ __the Go.vernor- General; and the Countess Grey, who have been feted ;to no end. The re- ception of J'uesday evening -given, by Mrs. Bremner, who is always a welcome visitor in town, is with McKillop for- some weeks. Mrs. McNally received on Friday afternoon and evening of last week for the first time since her marriage, assisted by Mrs. Vrooman. The pret- ty bride looked very sweet and dain- ty in a lovely gown of .white silk gauze, with satin stripe over pale blue siik, a coronet of violets in her hair completing the costume. The rooms were redolent with flowers, and. many admiring remarks were passed as guests entered the dining room, where Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. McNicol presided at the pretty tea- table done in" pink roses" witlTnand- some lace "centre-piece over green. Mrs. E. H. Wilson, Mrs. Arnold, and Miss. Dora Rogers assisted in passing the usual dainties of the 'tea- table., BERNIER STANDS BY COOK Thinks Explorer's Records and Ob- servations Are All Right have come .not once, but, often, teeming it a pleasure, and asking- fee. As for the pleasure derived the townspeople and members of school, one can only hint at' it. es- no by the if gar, half .tor-gotten family reminis- i marrying Into a noble house I bring conces if sbe could neip it He smiled trifle wanly. "I don't just how that's possi- he answered, and she waved her hand Indignantly. "Will you please sit said, and Pike made an awkward bow. "Yes, he replied meekly, with the faintest accent on the--last my dot, my "Money, you asked Pike, puzzled. "Yes, if YOU choose to put it that way." "You mean you want to put aside something of your own to buy a lot and start sbe flared. "I mean a settle- ment upon Mr. St. Arabyn directly." "You mean you want to give It to The earl rose to his feet, and Horace staggered back. he cried. "Yea. went on Voorhees Pike, attorney at kw, Koko- mo, Horace fell back from Mm in horri- fied amazement. "I shall ask he weakly and shamefacedly, "if she will consent to an interview." Pike looked at him In amazement in Id unbelief In her tones. Pike smiled it her. he said, "I've got the papcm In my grip. I expect "Oh, I know itl" she interrupted ex- plosively. "It's only that we didn't didn't She paused, and he went on: that's the only way to make you she flashed. "How inuch do you want to give asked Pike thoughtfully, "A hundred and fifty thousand said Ethel deepetttely. Pike whistled. "Seven hundred and fifty thousand "Precisely said EtheL he has made you care for (To Be Continued) JAP MARINES WENT TO Helped Fight a Fire In Heart of San Francisco San Francisco, Oct. a quaint lantern at the a long pole, a squad of Japanese mariners from the cruiser Idzuma last night the- streets in double quick time to the scene of a serious fire in the factory district. They had seen the flames and had come to help the firemen. The mariners were'in command Lieut.- Yamamouchi. Soon mariners, as the fire was soon under Italian cruiser Calabria. Lieut. Bd- ,4n .command, explained that from the. ship, it .looked as if the city might be in the grasp of an- other The firemen found little use for the control. It spread through several furniture warehouses and did., more of-than damage. after- i came iroru the For Thanksgiving Day, October 25th, the Canadian Pacific Railway Company announce a rate of fare and. one-third for the round trip. will 6n sale October 22nd to 25th, inclusive, final return lim- it, October 27th. 252 crowded houses and an attentive hearing tell a tale, you. may. judge. In time, it was said .that people turned out more readily to a lecture in that town, than to any other form of gaiety. Through years, these lec- tures had a distinct aod unmistak- able influence. The school was, as it should be, the. centre of -the intellec- tual life of the community. Its duty was not done when its pupils were instructed, but_ to an ever-widening circle all its gifts were devoted That is a broad ideal, and one worthy of emulation. We have not been so situated that such a course was feasible here, but eonuitious afe such now that we are to have some prominent speakers this winter. It seems a pity that the Canadian Clubs and the school authorities could not combine forces so that, every' one might have a chance to hear good speaking. The school'assembly hall is the proper place for such lectures, and it seems too bad that the older hovs, I and the girls too, are missing these addresses. They ones who should hear them. Their receptive minds are now forming their ideals of patriotism, of honor :and of right, and whatever adds to these ideals should be encouraged. Mr. Foster's lecture the other evening oh "Im- perialism" should have been heard by every lad-in" the city. It was clear and logical, easily grasped, and such as to give a youth a feeling of pride and interest in the great Empire to which we own allegiance. Could not some arrangement be made so that the coming lectures might be held in the school and that the older pupils might" be admitted at a nominal fee, so that ail might benefit Our young peopla do not get so many chances of a broader view that any can be allowed to go bv. which as som lieve. having dull land, The cor dream. ng notable men here to give Idresses, and this is only a the larger education was a very oninant aGair. The Free Press says "Government House was the scene, arr e are turning. There are as shown by Choral So-nd Clubs _ and. Dra-oci-eties that we are not iven over to money-making, fieople hex e are glad "that Winnipeg- is he chance to feast oa fine and could wish that every the prairie could have the ine of its days brightened leam, -it that never was on sea very brilliant function last a reception given by Their Governor-General- -a'nd 'the Count-ess Grey. The gracious host and hostess received in the spacious _the .Countess wearing- a very handsome gown of black net over black-satin, the -being finished with gold embroidery. Her ornaments were diamonds. Lady Sybil Grey wore a lovely gown of. white' satin-and lace-- 'Lady Eve-" lyn's frock was of deep cream satin. Lady McMillan woie a to pre me cal fini am pre for gar Pea h'irn whc sai-c secration and the Poet's i." of pale yellow silk with touches of gold. Mrs. T. JD. B. Evans was gowned in black satin with jet the Ber flrfi; Ottawa, Oct. Bernier arrived in Ottawa this morning and proceeded to the east block with the object of paying his respects to Sir .Wilfrid Laurier, but as the was attending a council meeting the captain had to defer his till this afternoon. He has not finished his report on Arctic mission and does not expect 'to be able to present it to the minister of marine for some weeks yet. Questioned re- garding the latest phase of the Cook- Bernier declared a champion of Dr. Cook, whose records and observations, he .should fully, establish.1 his claim, for Peary's case, Bernier was of opinion that it proved nothing. Bernier will be the guest of the Can- adian Club here on Saturday. To Hotel Men, Boarding-house Keepers, Dealers and Others: Important AUCTION SALE At the Lethbridge Steam Laundry Company's Old Building, on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19th., 1909 at 10 a.m. D PI Q T ON Instructed by the Owner to "remove for convenience of "sale and Sell by Public Auction as a .large ..of Z-Tij This wcck there is on exhibition at the Royal Alexandra hotel in Wiaai- .and. Other comprising about H BEDS, -SPRINGS AND MATTRESSES, StTnd., Twfl Cwh Telephones arid a quantity of BAR FIXTURES AND FlTTINQS-D5.phragm Pumps Sideboards, Dimng and Other UnoUum., Crockery, Awnings, Screen Kitchen Utensils and a quinMty of articles too Wind.ows, Screen numerous tc men- Goods view, Monday, Oct. nth, from 10 till upon any article.- cash. Auctioneers Office: Grabb St. Phone "261 ;