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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LS-rHBRIDQi .DAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER II, INI SAVE DOCTOR'S BILLS By eatiug clean, well-cooked and wholesome food at THE ALEXANDRA CAFE The only White Restaurant in tho city. It costs no more than the cheapest place in the city. We furnish the best the market affords for'the least possible cost to our many patrons. Our regular 1 three-course Lunches and Dinners 25c. 30c. 3uc. 40c. 45c. aud 50c. includes a full, line of Vegetables and Dessert N. H. MURRAY, Prop. Corner Round and Dufferin Streets i( MOVING (PICTURES.1 ADVANCED i James Jeffers In The Irish TfceThatens In Another Funny Sketch, A Furnished Room To Their farewell week. Little Teddy, everybody's pel PICTURES 1 Buster's Revenge 2 Brazilian's Ring 'ILLUSTRATED SONG Fare thee well, iny own Kentucky" From a Western Window To the Man of The High North crop; My rhymes are rough, and often in'my And I've thought I surely was rhyming dreaming, on Iv'e drifted, silver sailed, on seas! With the peace the world piled of dream, Hearing afar the chiming, Seeing the groves of Arcadie aglearo, mother.-.you snow, Drifted down from the maple tree, Oh, the wind that is sobbing so! Weary and worn and old are we. Only the snow and a wounded J Rest and sleep, 'twill be morning i soon." j 'Service'has.-been fortunate in strik-1 ing a hitherto unworked vein, and t has given us a picture of something j new and fresh, but has an .uifinitely j greater gift within himself, and that j is freshness of thought. Strange j ,-i-. 1B Bells" of EUlandj That the new verses com'e up to countries to write of are feWj but the level of former work is high m.m of geaius is he who like the praise and in most cases they Cotter.g wife ___ ____s auld claes look It is hard .too compare the books, for j amaisl Qur j 1 was the thrall of Beauty that re- this latter one is made up mostly of ,-poet har thig lirisightj syrapa joicos narrative poems which have not a; thy ftnd From peak snow-diademed to' regal, very wide range. Many of them have' wljich v .star; the true Service care-1 Yet to mine aerie ever pierced the expression voices, The pregnant, voices of That Are. the Things power. frpshnpss of ft recognize as mjirks of There is one short poem 1 varn. It turns cut The Here, the Now, the vast Forlorn around us; The gold-delirium, the ferine The lusts that lure us on, the hates that hound us; j All our. old "friends are here, and Our red rags in the patch-work, several new 'ones, of whom the Tele- quilt of Life. grsph Operator is one. A pretty good free, dare-devil dash which holds us, whieh exhibits all his characteristics in happy thrall. The way thej_the swinging rhythm of his hap- words roll from under the tongue m piest the blunt patronage of "I tried to refine that neighbor oifthe Things That Are, and the syro- mine, honest to God I did" _gives I pathetic insight which-shows, even a joyful foretaste of Pious j in the m0st wretch, the .t a bit gruesome as j spark of the Eternal. Service and CllOW? but needn't '-VlVfnr TlWn ft, a au'W, taken too seriously. Victor Hugo draw from the same mo- 'dels. "My Friends" is the name of the poem. The man above-was the murderer, the man below-was a thief; The nameless men- who nameless vers travel, And in strange valleys greet deaths alone; .The grim, intrepid ones who, unravel The mysteries that shroud the Polar Zone. These will I sing and if one -of you linger picture is given of a man almost mad j I lay there in the bunk between. being alone- ailing beyond belief; FARMERS! Before buying a new wagon for the coming harvest you should see the NEW MOLINE, FAIRCHILD and NEW DEAL WAGONS. Highest Grade Lowest Prices Office and Warehouse Cor. Ford and Campbell Streets PIMM 248 P.O. Box 112 "Snow peaks and deep-gashed draws j A weary armful of skin and bone, Corral me in a ring. I feel as if I was The only living" thing On all this blighted earth, And so I frowst and shrink And crouching by my hearth I hear the thoughts I think. At the end of the volume just be, fore is one poem in gentler i wasted with pain and grief." K Yet they tended them in his sick- at which Mrs. Wells captured the, prize. The rooms were fragrant j ness, these "woefully wicked j with, great bowls of delicate n J- vt n n At-A Trt I (1Pit an-d often at night he says: "I heard the murderer-speak of his peas, and were much The! hedges of sweet peas in the Barracks I deed and dream it over again; are at their best now and i T heard the poor thief sorrowing for worth seeing. the dead self he had slain." Over my pages in .the Long, Long i vein than the others which shows an- Night, Colpman is leaving-in a An older poet, might envy the day or so for Guelph, Ont., and ex- i T writer that last line. And on some lone line lay a callous- j. is reminiscent of that little master- ed finger, j pieee.-of other side of the. poet s nature. It j At length hese fugiives from jus- CLEANING UP COBALT Cobalt, Sept. are now '87 cases of typhoid here. Dr. of the provincial health board has been sent to Cobalt by the Hon. Mr, Hanna -and has undertaken the task of cleaning up the place. ff. P. Boy Headquarters for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Room 3, Ott Block "HELLO, MY Said Lord Strathcona to Youth of 86 Years ____x Vancouver, B. C., September Lord Strathcoua has arrived in the city. A t a reception Lord Strathcona said' it was eighteen or twenty years since last in Vancouver, and he was -surprised beyond' expression. "If we may measure the future by the lie thai only a few years back the popu- lation" was but a few hundreds, and is. now one hundred thousand, in a comparatively short time you' will have" a city of half, a million." Among those who received .Lord Strathcona was Sir Mackenzie Bowell. "Hello, my said the youth, of 89 to the youth, "of 86; responded the latter cheerily. Saying: "It's human hits me Then will I count this loving toil well spent; Then will I dream .content. W. Service in Ballads of a. Cheechaks. "If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o' mine O mother o' mine! I know whose love would follow me still, Q' mine, 0 mother o' mine! This poem is called and I tice (took the sick man to a post of the Mounted Police that he might get care, and so doing sacrificed, them selves. It is Jeari Valjean over again: "And there was m.y friend the mur- derer, and here was my friend the thief. And there was my friend the thief, DR. e. C. CRAGG n Surgeon. v OfSce to-11 aim., to 7 to 8 pm Office 125. House 94. Glass We have just unloaded a car of window, plate and fancy glass and are in a position to fill all orders at right prices.' Our stock of lumber is large and well assorted. Estimates furnished. Mill a specialty. C8IPM Office and Factory GQF. MB 'and EOMPiSS STREETS [Telephone 153 Yard, Smith Si Phone 195 LAND FOR SALE Choice block of 956 acres, sill "23 and W. half Sec. This is on the Weyburn Lethbridge extension; smooth, level prairie, free from stones and will sell for per acre inside a -year. Price, for immediate sale. S13.00 per acre en block, or in half sections; cash on each half section, 5 -payments, 'inter- est at G per cent. Write or wire shows us a Klondiker struggling With of ar0und their wrists, and -wicked beyond belief; But when they com-e to God's" judgment I be allowed 'the is verse that has power. Un- conventional it is, and" a bit rough at times, but is the Real Thing. And that is .the reason of the sale of forty- thousand books. These were not sold to literary people ivho enjoy poetry, Recommended As An Ideas Remedy through a blinding -snow-storm to which he finally succumbs, and then At lest we have Robert Service's side of the mo- new book of poetry which has been ither at home thinking of her boy. so eagerly' awaited. It has had an I "Father, father, saw a face; advance sale of 15000 Pressed just now to the window.pane'j thing new for a book of poems in Oh 'it-jazed for a moments space. Canada. It is rather remarkable to Wild and .wan; and was gone again! consider the wide-spread popularity i of the "Sourdough" verses which -were read, "and are r.ead still, in i -every corner of the Dominion. There', were copies of sold, so the young bank clerk in Dawson has had an -audience is given to few writers. The new book with the unpronounceable name (Sneeze I twice and you have it, suggests the j Irreverent Critic) is supposed to i treat ef the tenderfoot, but in real- i ity deals almost, entirely our i former friend tie Old-Timer. "More Songs of a Sourdough" would have j been ouite as appropriate a title, and i .easier-for every-day use. i .However, that's a trifle. The real i is as the the poems. That they are strong virile, full of humor, interest and _ sympathy, with a .rhythm iu j many cases that, makes them in a corner of the brain not to be driven out. nobody can deny. Yet it must that the read-' ing leaves one rather disappointed-' perhaps we want too much, and having once had oxir, appetite whir- led by tales of a life new to our ken demand the impossible in. some- thing yet untold, when our Poet his air-ady given his best, f hi re may be, in the new narr-t- tivf poems, as good work as in r ones of this kind, but at lea ;t there are no lines which surpass "T'-.'..: Spel: (f.the Yukon" in the first v- unit-. It is hard to say anything brt- 4or "'I've stood in some mighty-mouthed hollow plumb-full of hush to brim; I'vo watched sun j low i Tn- r-vimson and gold, and grow dir-i, j Till the moon set the pearly gleaming, And the stars tumbled out. neck 1 but to people who had not read poetry since schoolboy idayis when they had to get a certain number of lines of Tennyson off by heart. These readers felt the power of a man be- hind the words. More power to Eobert Service's pen, and t may he maintain the ideal which he has set himslf! We are told that the faithful poet has seen a good deal of the: seamy side of "at fourteen he tramped through Mexico, and. for five years he, knocked, around the Pacific Coast. That helps to explain, his W. BOND, Cca. 1909. "For some years I have; been greatly troubled with, headaches and indiges- tion, brought on by, stomach disorders, constipation and biliousness. I had tried many retnedies .with, only indiffer- ent Success, until "Fruit-a-tixes" came to mj notice, general store- I was a good many "Fniit-a-tives" to my customers and, remarking how pleased they -were with. the results obtained'frbm using "Frnit- I decided; to try' them and, I might say, the effects -were almost magical. Headaches and biliousness disappeared and to-day I recommend' "Fruit-a-tives" to my customers as 'An ideal remedy.' "I might also add that about three years ago I was laid up with LUM- BAGO AIsD couldn't get' out of bed or lift one foot over the other. A "good treatment of "Fruit-a- tives" cured me of. these pains and d the Sciatica and Lumbago so pects to spend the east, 'Mrs. R. H. Perry announces the engagement of her daughter Margaret Adeline to Mr. E. J. Townsend, of the Dominion Bank, Calgary. The marriage will take place early in Sep- Free Mr. Ritch'ie has taken 'Mr. C.- K. G-. Nourse's house while Mr. Nourse and family are-in Calgary H. A. R. Macdonald, former pub- licity commissioner of Portage la Prairie, and Miss Mary 'Macdonald, j formerly of Loch Moddy, Scotland, but late of Portage la Prairie, were united in marriage Wednesday after- noon by Rev. J, A. Carmichael, D.D., at the latter's residence, 122 Tache street, Fort Rouge. Mr. and Mrs. Macdonald left yesterday on the Im- perial Limited fo Seattle, where they will reside in the future.. They will spend a' few days en route at the groom's home in peg Free Press. The dance_ given by Mrs Naismith and -Mrs. Reeve in the Caledonian Hall last, Friday evening was, in-Hhe opinion of present, one of the most enjoyable of the season. It was in' the nature of a little farewell to the young people who are going off to college, and the hall looked very gay indeed with' the blue and white colors which stand for Upper Can- We do all teaming on the shortest notice. Satie- faction guaranteed. If you need coal and want the best value your money. ,will buy, see me. Coal must be paid for on delivery. E. J. TICKNER 1268 Redpath St. knowledge 'of the inner workings of j ada College. An orchestra furnished things. It is said that he is thinking music., the floor was good, of leaving the going in for literature. If he is wise, he will do no such thing. The Muse of Poesy, comes not at one's building and often flies away when pursued. So it 'is best not to force it. Canada is, too, -a poor 'field for j poets. To our shame be it said, we give none of them a living. Bliss Carman., %Artnur -Stringer, Charles Roberts, Theodore Roberts, -our Can- are all in New York. Only Wilfrid Campbell lives in Can- ada, and it is doubtful if the sales from his books give him a living. It is to be hoped Service will re- main for some time at ieast, up in that big country "where the moun- tains axe nameless" and give us from time to time those bits of verse which come to'him as he communes with his soul "in the Top o' the ANNE. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. J-. -4X, Wilson entertained on "onday a-nd Tuesday evenings.-in that to--day I am as well as ever and can of her pruests, Mrs. and Miss lift __ J Harris, of Calgary. On Tuesday even- and the scene one of great anima- tion. Many pretty gowns were worn. ;Mrs. Naismith. wore -a handsome gown of shimmering grey over pink; Mrs. Reeve 'cream satin made in Em- pire style; and Miss Audrey Neale was charming in pink. Dr. D'Arc left on Tuesday for a trip to the coast. On his return he will take up his new practice in' Dia- mond City. Mr; and Mrs. James Meek, of. Port Arthur, announce the engagement of their daughter, 'Miss Edna Louise MacFarlane, to -Mr. Albert Ernest Millican, of Calgary, youngest son of Rev. and Mrs. Millican, of" Chi- cago. The marriage- will take place quietly on September the Toronto Saturday Night. Mrs. Alvin Ripley -held their post- j nuptial reception on Wednesday af- j ternoon and evening at her in Meal si: for 25c. (rood Meals Full Courses 'i" See what it's like at Chow Sam Co. t Dori't Wait G-et Quick Service First-class Menu at and MEALS 25c. FORD STREET Next to Post Office Block (Signed.) W. S. BOND. incr there were at bridge 1705 Cook Street, Victoria, B.C., or -The Canadian Real Estate Co., Room 9, Bryan Block, Lethbridge.- Her mother, Mrs. Campbell, presided tea. table by Mrs.-W. Armstrong-. The dainty table .centred with sweet peas in shades 01 pink and was very artistic. Mr, and Mrs. SipVy are soon to move '-into' their new home on Duf- ferin street, which is now occupied by Mrs. Agnew. who in turn takes a house on the cor.-.er of Baitlett St. and C'Jurtland. FIFTEEN LOTS just South of London Road, in Block L, to One-third cash, Balance in one year. These lots will advance in price 25 per cent in one week. SEE US AT ONCE. f. L Eakin and Co. 307 Crabb St. (Opposite 3ank of LethbH dge, Alia. Phone 383 See our display In window of odd and broken lines at half-price. If you are in need of a Sewing Machine see us this week, as we are making some most attractive offerings in the famous White Rotary, Eldridge and Index machines-- Every Machine Fully Guaranteed. Turpin Furniture Company rfi I S We do all classes of teaming on the shortest notice. Satis- faction guaranteed. II you need J coal and you want, thf best 4 value your money will buy, J ring me up 201. Coal 2 delivered WM. TAYLOK Try and ask for something our Cook can't give you. New Hill Block The King Edward Restaurant The Place to Get a Good Meal 1 x 21 Meals Board and Room a week Candies, Fruit, Cigars and Tobacco Round Street Next Lumber Yard ;