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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TJJE LETHBRIDQC DAILY HERALD, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER S0, FRESH from the GARDENS f OF THE FINEST TEA PRODUCING COUNTRY IN THE ISLAND OF CEYLON SALADA TEH DELICIOUS-PURE--KEALTH- FUL-REFRESEING AT ALL GROCERS ANDREW MCPHEE ON ANNUAL SHOW TOUR AUL exchange says: Andrew McPhee is on bis annual tour of the west his tent show.. McPlaee is -becoming an institution and if a sea- -son were to go by without a sight of hia big yellow cars and "big his noon street parade and there would be a date line missing in the Mr. McPhee is this year NELSON FRUIT PAIR and Better than Ever v Cheap Rates on all Trans- portatiori Lines. Horse Races Sports Free Attractions' Do-not fail to see the pos- sibilities of the Glorious Kootenay. C F. A. STABKET, Mgr. D. C. McMoKEis. Secy. Box 95. Nelson. B.C. presenting melodramas, and, consider-, ing the disadvantages, .under which the work has to be done; gives a good show. On'.-Saturday night the tent was packed to capacity fby an 'aud- ience' which liberally applauded ..thV heroics. Special La Tena Downie and lorie- Hansdall. Good specialty acts Te- gular performance. A second perfor- mance will be given tonight' with, an -entire change of programme.-. McPhee's Big Show at; Lethbridge Wednesday, Sept. 22...; NAVIGATION CLOSES Rochester, K Y., the exception of the Ontario lake steamers, traffic.on.Lake Ontario for the year- has- closed. The. Arundel. Nqrtii King, Alexandria and- other, steamers plying between Char- and Canadian ports' are out.of tonnnissitui and' the Richelieu Line will close its line on" September 30. S0HPY OrKRAVONIA By Anthony Hope Author Of "The Prisoner Of Zenda" -wnere there are no laws left you tau break she said. "There are aoue left in Kravonia now. There's but one crime, to be weak, and but one penalty, death." "Neither thV crime nor the penalty for us he cried gayly. "Queen Sophia's star shines yon see she asked, touch- ing her cheek a moment "No, I he laughed. "I forget; spoke metaphorically." "When people speak of my star. I always think of this. my star CITY AND DISTRICT A'meeting of all those in the promotion of a whist league in the "city will be. held' in, the. .Caledon- ian. Hall, club" room, on Friday, Sept. 24 at 8.30 p.m. All lovers of the game are Invited to attend. Ring Up 108 VYheri you: want I MAYING! Done promptly arid A satisfactbrily; JOHN BRODIE: ihines tonight? Yes. I think brightly before it sets! .1 wonder if Kravonia'8 star. too. will have a set- dng stormy not .helping to inake It nore tranquil." said Dunstanbury. He saw her turn her head suddenly iud sharply toward him. She luickly and low. 'Tm seeking a man's life in this er- she said. his or mine before we part" "1 don't blame you for that." "Oh. The reply .sounded almost wntemotaooB: at least it showed plain- ,iy that her was not trou- bled. "And he won't blame me either. When he sees me, he'll know what it means." "And. in fact, I iirtend to help. So we all. I thlnk.H "It was our oath in she .an- swered. "They think monseigneur will sleep the better for it But I know well ...that nothing troubles moaseigueur's ..sleep. And I'm so selfish that I wish j he could be troubled about me: that he. could be riding In. the spirit with us for our victory, yet very anxious, very anxious about me; that I could still bring'him joy and sprrow, grief and delight. 1 can't desire that inonseign- evtr should' sleep so welL -They1 kinder to own folk of Tolseni They aren't jealous" of his jealous, of the peace of death. But-I'm very jealous of it I'm to him now just as all''the'-'rest 1, too, am nothing to monseigneur now." "Who knows? Who can said UP TO N'S PDOL supplied with the BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA -And is cool, bright and pleasant. Best Cigars and Tobaccos in stock, Barber Shop in of Oliver Block the next instant a shot rang through the air and the moment after a loud A hrtrca wtldlv _-.__ past them. The sheepskin rug across the saddle marked it as belonging to a Volsenian. "By heaven, have they got there be- fore whispered Dunstanbury. "I hope so. We shan't have to said Sophy. But they did wait there a moment Then came a confused noise from long, low barn. Then a clatter of hoofs and Lukoritch was with again, bat his comrades were four men now. riot five. "Huih! Silence! Keep panted "Stafnitz is here already. At least there are men in the barn and hortea tethered outside, and the are on the river, just above the lock. The aentry saw .us. He chal- lenged and fired, and one of as drop- ped. It must be Stafnitz It: was. General had railed to allow for the respect which colleague entertained for bis abilities- If Stenorics expected him back at Slavna with his guns on the Sunday. Stafnitz was quite clear that he had better arrive on Saturday. To this end he had strained every nerve. The stream war -with him, flowing strong, but the wind was contrary. His barges had not made very good progress. He had pressed the horses of hia .into service on the towing path. Stehovics had not thought of that His rest at Bapska had been only long enough .to give his men and beasts an hour's rest and food arid drink. .To his pride and exultation he had -.reached- the lock at. Miklevni at .nightfall on Friday, almost exactly at the hour when Sophy's expedition set out on its ride to intercept him; Men arid horses might be weary now: Stafnlta could afford to be indifferent to that He' could give them a good rest and yet, starting at Imnstanbnry ___ His attempted consolation._ his in v ok- I Aciaiter ofhooftt dnd j'theneit morn- ing of the old persistent hope, the say- was with ing doubt, did not reach her heart her great love of life the best she could ask of the. tomb" was a little memory there. So she had told mon- seigneur. Such was the thought in her heart tonight She. was jealous and forlorn.. because of the silent darkness tt-hicb had wrapped her lovar.from her sight and so enveloped him. He could not-even ride with her in the spirit on the night when she went .forth to avenge the death she mourned! The night-broke toward dawn, the horizon grew gray. Lukovitch drew in. his rein, and the party fell to a gentle trot Their journey was almost done. Presently they halted for a few min- utes, while LiikoTitch and Peter Vassip held a consultation.. Then they jogged on again in the same order, save that now Sophy and Dunstanbury rode with Lukovitch at the head of the party. In another half hour, the heavens lighten- ing yet more, they could discern thts double row of low trees which marked In them again. na with them guns in the course of the after-- noon. There might be nothing wrong, of course, but it was no harm to fore- stall any close and clever calculation of the general's.- "The Dunstan- bury. "I had to cut him down. Shall we be'at them, my "No. not yet They're in the barn. SENSATION IS DUE FROM PEARY Explorer Is Going To Get After His Rival Cook EXT-OF Price 35 cU. CURES DIARRHEA, CRAMPS, DYSENTERY, COLIC, CHOLERA MORBUS, CHOLERA INFANIUM and all Summer and Bowel Complaints. Aik for Dr. VoYkr'i And iuiwt to v getting you for. original it manufactured only by THE T. MILBUBN CO., Limited Toronto, Out v? >i ListenI That's the door "opened- Shall we "No. not yet .They'd retreat in- side, and it would ;be the devil then. They'd have the pull of us. Wait for theiri to come out They must send look for the sentry. Tell the men to lean right down in their 4-. BREAD We make bread by iriacliinery. This is a'guarantee that .everything turned out of our new bakeshop is STRICTLY SANITARY isi SCHWEITZER BROS., Proprietors Then the ground covers us. And till I give i ssssssE's-'ssjs: river bank. Lukovitch pointed to lt j over the hulock which; protected them a from view. weare, oadame." he said. to' "That's the farmhouse at the right end f him and the barn at the left within a nun- j the sentry fired. He seemed dred yards of the lock. There's our this time. The searcher. found his man and dropped on his knees by Mm for a moment Then he rose and ran hur- riedly toward the barn, crying, "Colo- nel, whispered impetuous Luko- vitch.. But Dunstanbury pressed him down ajrain. saying. "Not yet not yet" Sophy laid her hand on his arm. "Half of us to the barges." she said. In their eagerness for the fight Luko- vitch and Dunstanbury had forgotten the main object of it But tie guns were what nionseigneur- would have thought of Stafnitz must first think of. center of con- the guerdon of victory- WANTED Twenty Bridge Carpenters and Helpers Apply -to T. M. EVANS, The llbsrta Railway and irrigation Co. LETHBRIDGE. iciircir tin the colonel comes." "What of the asked Dun- stanbury? "We shall catch him in iiis and his said Lukovitch. "There's only the pair of them. They keep the lock and have a few acres of pasture land to eke out their living. They'll give us no trouble. If they do, we can lock them in and turn the key. Then we can lie quiet in the barn. With a bit of close packing it'll take us all. Peter Vassip and I will be lock keepers if anything comes by. We know the work. Eh. "Aye. captain, and the his name. too. by the give us something to hide our sheepskins." Sophy turned to Dunstanbury. She was smiling now. "It sounds very simple, doesn't sue asked. "Then we watch our chance for a "dash when the colonel's off his Lufcovitch went on. "But if he won't oblige us hi that asked Dunstanbury, with a laugh. "Tben he shall have the reward bis virtue in a better fight for the said Lukovitch. "Now. lads, ready! Listen! I'm going forward with Vpeter Vassip here and four more. We'll secure the man and his wife. There the history.of this night from might be a servant girl on the prem- j L, the enemy's side thanks are due ises too, perhaps. When you hear my j to the memory and to the un- the rest of you will follow. abashed courtesy of Lieutenant You'll take command." my He Hastate, who came alive, if not with a turned to Sophy. "Madame, will you 'whole skin, out of the encounter and come with me or stay j lived to reach middle age under a new "I'll follow with Lord j regime so unappreciative of his serv- she said. "We ought all to be in the j ices that it cashiered him for getting barn before it's i drunk within a year from this date. "Surely! A barge might come up or ;He endscl his days as a billiard marker down the "river, you see, and it wouldn't j at the Golden Lion; a fact agreeable to do for the men on board to see any- poetic justice, but not otherwise mate- body but Vassip and me, who are to be i rial. While occupying that capacity he the "lock keepers." i was always ready to open his mouth to He and Peter Vassip rode off with j talk provided be were afforded also a their partr of four, and the rest wait- j better reason for opening it ed in a field a couple of hundred yards j Stafnitz and his men felt that their from the barn. A dip in the ground af- hard work was done. They were with- forded fair cover. Some of the men fin touch of Slavna. and they had no began to dismount but Dunstanbury reason, as they supposed, to fear any stooped them. "It's just that one nev- i attack. The colonel had indulged them er knows." he "and it's better to Jin something approaching to a carouse, be on yocr horse than off it in case any Songs bad been sung and speeches trouble does come, you know." jmade: congratulations were freely of- "There oughtn't to be much trouble i fered to the colonel; allusions were with the lock keeper and his wife or thrown out not too carefully veiled to even with the servant girl." Basil j the predicament in which Stenovics wiiHflTnsftn.-'. found himself. Hard work, a good supper and plentiful- wine had their effect Save the sentries all were asleep Battle Harbor, Sept. Mar- t-mil wireless to Cape Ray, Commander Peary consented today to talk further concerning his suc- cessful dash to the North Pole. He dwelt particularly upon. .Uie obssr-i viUion taken at the apex of the world the movements of Harry Whit- ney the sportsman of New Haven. Gonn., who lias been described as the of records substantiating Dr. Frederick A. Cooks claim." to- have reached the Pole, April 21st, 1908. "We took five'observations prior to.' the Pole." Commander "two of them were made and, worked out by the late Professor Ross G. Marvin, who prepared dupli- cate records in each case, and sign- ed the duplicate certificates. To guard against accident I took one set of these papers and Professor Marvin took the other. When at a distance of 125 miles from the Pole the third observation mjude by OaptaiiK, Bartlett, 'who also .signed the records, 'and certificates in duplicate, i He fained one set and I the other. The. fourth and1'fifth observations made by myself, the last being taken fiv> mil- es from the Pole proper." "Was there more than one obser- vation at the Pole, and by the explorer was asked. "There were several he replied, "and I took them myself.] They all You must under-f stand that the Pole is a theoretical) point.-..-.It's locati-ora idUpends upon j the acuracy of the instruments em-! ployed and 'the conditions under which the observations are; "You have stated, Oommander Peary, that a copy of your records and polar observations was wrapped in' a piece of silk American flag and deposited in an icp cavity at the Pole.', Did any persons -witness this To this question. Commander Peaiy declined to make any answer at present. Continuing, Peary said that Dr. Cook was expected by the -world to submit, to an impartial tribunal, -or board of .arbitration, a revised and. signed 'statemertt .of his alleged discovery of the Pole. Cook soon would reach the United States.. Commander -Peary said, arid he. was glad at the prospect of being submitted for consideration at an early date. It should done inside of a couple of, weeks, and when it is done, Commander declared, he was .prepared to -give over to the board of arbitration, to the public, and to the scientific bodies an array of testimony which would disprove Dr. Cook's claim for all time. Gon- tmuingv the .explorer said; that he had stated in a private message to a! friend that..Dr. Cook had given ;the) wortd a. "gold This message I had. been allowed to leak out. and while he would have preferred fl. more elegant expression, he was willing; to let these words stand because they were- at -least emphatic. The explor- cr said he also would turn over to the competent tribunal and -the .pub- lic certified copies of his observations made on trip to the Pole, with all other information. Peary does not care to submit these records at the present time, for reasons that the information contained as divulged in -.advance of the placing on filfi of "Dr. Cook's authorized and definite version, might lx> of advantage'to the Cook partisans. It is rumored here tiha-t Commander Peary's brief will contain sensational statements, .and .tiha't u portion of his document was prepared as long ago as the early months of 1908, when letter were received from JDr. Cook, in Greenland, yiving notice that he intended t.o make flash for the pole. Askod jiow Harry Whitney happen- ed to remain in north. Command- er Peary said, Whitney was one of a part.y of sportsmen who went as passengers on board the- steamer Erik at Etah. where it. was decided to) land a-party with supplies for thei relief of Dr. Cook, particularly in I view of the fart that RudolpheJ Franekc was being- invalided home.' Whitney asked if he might remain in .station to hunt polar bears in the- spring- and make a trip after musk oxen. This was -deckled on. 3n order-to provide against the Con- tingency of the Kooscvelt not coming from the north in the summer of 1909. in which event ho would be obliged to remain in the Arctic for two years. Mr. Whitney made' ar- rangements for a ship to come up for him this summer. CITY AND DISTRICT T. D. Kevin and bri'de have return- ed to the city. Preparatory to the proposed trip of a company of leading men. through the west in the interests of the Lay- men's Missionary Movement, A. E. Armstrong of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, and Rev. Allin, secretary of the Laymen's Movement in the Anglican church, are making a trip to the different centres to inake arrangements for-the meetings. These two fore-runners expect to be in Leth bridge on Friday. Oct. 8 to meet the local committee. Messrs. Waggener ajxl Turner, of Spokane, have opened in the cleaning business in rooms 1 and 2, Whitney block. These gentlemen clean by the most up-to-date French dry cleaning system, guaranteed not to shrink or injure the goods. Mrs. H. Gay with Howard and L-yn dair returned Tuesday from a ten weeks' trip to the Eastern States. Another evidence of the productive- ness 'of the soil of Southern Alberta comes to hand this week, a second crop of peas having bean, gathered from the farm of A. L.. Foster. The peas were of a good-sample and were grown from seed' fallen from cr.op. CANDIDATE, FOR STRATHCONA. Sept. addition. to Dennis Twomey, of Camroee; and Dr. Robertson, of Wetaskiwin, an- other, candidate has announced him- self as in the field for th nomination in the election of a cessor to the late Dr. Wilbert Intyre. He is Joshua of jEllerslie, for two years' president of [the Alberta Tanners' Association, j and a -well-known farmer of ttie j Strathcona constituency. Others whose names have been mentioned, but up to the present have made' no public announcement are: A. S. 1 enroll, .Wetaskiwin; J. Jdf- Ekmglas, ID. H. McKinnon and N. D. Mills, I Strathcona. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE .HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO ESTABLISHED B. E. WALKER, President ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED'AT ALL BRANCHES DRAFTS AND MONEY ORDERS sold, and'money transferred by j telegraph or letter. COLLECTIONS made in all parts of Canada and in foreign countries. FOREIGN BUSINESS. Cheques and drafts on the United Great Britain and other foreign countries bought and sold. 123 Lethbriuge branch C G. Oourse, Manager OF CANADA Capital, Rest aad fodlvttei Profit Exceed Provide for the Future You have no guarantee that you will always be able to do your present work, or make your present income. It is wise, in lay aside a certain amount regularly, and build up a reserve fund. The best way to do this is to open a Savings Account" in the Union Bank, on which Interest will be paid- regularly at highest current rates. It will lessen your worries, and increase your self-respect. Lethbridge R. Anderson. Manager. Stirling F. Manager. Grassy Lake W. Baillie, Manager. EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK 4 INCORPORATED 1859. CAPITAL AND RESERVE A general Banking business transacted Accounts of Mer- chants and Farmers invited Savings Bank Department in connection, deposits of and upwards received and in- terest allowed at highest current rates. ROUND STREET Old Sage Store J. A. R. ROME, Manager. Lethbridge Branch Williamson. make a difference some- Sopny said, with a smile. "I did once in the Street of the Fountain over in Slavna there." at 10 o'clock and game to sleep till the reveille sounded at 6. Dunstanbury's precaution was amply Their presence was a surprise to their justified, for, to ttscir astonisbmenV assailants, who had perhaps approach- (To Be Continued) C. Fv Prettic, who was ain charge ot' Uie erection, of The big- C.P.R. here, has returned from a trip to his home in the east. Tic now a. tour of the different works his com pany has on in the west. Wtvri- ho was out, to Uic Old Afan river and from hero pjoos !o Wai'dncr, B.C., ami Edmonton, wfcerft tht com- .pany are building a b'ig Do you get your work done at The Steam Laundry? If not, why not? They do the best work They do it in the shortest time They call for and deliver goods They do not destroy goods have a big pay-roll and are heavy tax- payers, and ought to claim your patronage Lethbridge Laundry C. S. FARROW, Manager Phone K5 P. 0, Box 477 ;