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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, Scpfoinlxtr f._ THE DAILY HERALD THE limgorates; and Sustains the Old it properly that is easy to do and no so gratifies the taste, so benefits the body as tjiis always-delicious drink. Wel- comed at any meal by young and old, weak and strong, those pi robust health or of weak digestion. Easily and quickly prepared. Genuinely economical. Qrder a tin of your Try this new FRY Will Do But FRY'S" Trade Supplied by J. S. FRY SONS Limited, 123 Bannatyne East, Winnipeg Delights and Nourishes the Young EXPLORERS RETURNED: MADE IMPORTANT DISCOVERY Edmonton, Sept. two Blontlis spent in the Rockies, the cele- brated mountaineers, Dr. N. Collie and A. L. Mumon, ot London, KIIE-, return- ed lo Edmonton today. Their explora- tions led them, into hitherto untravel- led regions cat of Mount Rob accompanied by a train of twenty pack horsee In some plices the foi ests were so inipouetrable that they had to he out throusli. They made eoveral discoveries, In one place they came across two; glaciers as large or larger than any known to exist in the HocMes. and sighted a towering peak thnt hail the appearance of being even higher than Mount Robsoil. One of the glaciers was forty to fifty miles In length, and seven or eight miles in vidih, and of strange formation. Made In fo Biny models to give style ,DJ comfort torvtry oat "midc (or you." it at the btst rtortf. GOOD TURN DONE BY WOMAN WON HER A LARGE FORTUNE Supposed Tramp Leaves to Lady Who Treated Him Better Than his Children did -Was Eccentric Mine Owner Atlantic City ,M. T., Sept. amazing1 will, Dy which George W Kccloston, of WCF believed, when lie arrived he.re, wall; ing1 on crutches and Iji ragn to be n tramp, bequeathed to Mr; t.'laire Pawling Plummer, ppresitleni of the Shut-in Society of New nnd founder of the Bide-a-Wee Home at, Longport, -becauwe elie took him In and cared for him, was made pupblic by Mrs. Plummar here today One week befftre his death .Eccles- ton called Mrs. Plummer and told her she had been-more kind to him than any one else in years, more kind than his sou and his daughter, and thai, he bad A pairer lio wanted her to keep and not to open until after y was dead. _ Mrs. PI n miner took the pa par and put it away, thinking possibly H might contain a.banknote. After'his death Hhu opened th-o envelope and found the will, reading na follows: "I, George W. Eceleston, the city of Ashland, county of Saundura, state of Nebraska, bequeath (jilrd of nil my property to my' best' friorid, ClHire Pawling Plummer, of Atlantic City, state off .New Jeraey, who hfls done more for me thin my owp chil- dren. She took me In when homeless and helpless, not knowing she would ever receive ono cent. Pleaded Children "I asked my son Charles and my daughter Bessie to make room for mo; they refused. Chiire Plummer did it without a question and without prlco. "In, appreciation of great net of kindness f the three follow- ing all my property, real, personal and to be divfdud Claire J'awling Phimmor, my son Charles h'crleston ami my dattgbler Beasie liJcclealon, to sluire equally, lu receive one Iliivd of my estate. ShouIJ either (if the belts try to con teat this will (lie onu contesting shall forfeit his or her share in the esUtc, and the yorlfon of the one con tasting shall lie divided between the retnainlng. pro for and demiind titat Clali'a 1'iwlfng Plummcr In the estate: I further devise that my jppd :rlcnd, Mr. H. S. Wiggenhorn act as Ldministrator and my best fri-snd, Ulaire Pawling; Plummer, shall act as 1 solemnly tlecisre :iiis to bo m" last will and Woe bo nnto him who tries to'altVr this document. 'Signed in the presence of these witnesses. "George W. Kccleston.1 "b'ven after Eccleston's death, which occurred in Mra. Plummer's home, and the will bequeathing her one third of dig estate, was read, she did not know i hat lie was rich. It wan only after a visit to Ashland. Neb., that she aa- csrtaiucd the extent of property to which she is now heir. Mra. Plum- iner returned from Ashland a day'or two ago. Will Not Contest H. S. Wiggenhorn, named hi thp will as administrator, is pi-asfcjent of a bank in Ashland. After readjiif the will the son ;iad daughter, who1 reside in Spokane, Wash., decided not to contest. Uccleston, wfio was a remarkable character, had been in sanitarium af- ter sanitarium, and home after iipme., irom San Francisco to Maine, before bo way finally picked up by the Sal- vation Army In Atlantic City, as an outcast, and lie looked the part. When Ins Salvation Army titrued him over io Mrs. Plummer's Institu- tion, Hie Bide-a-Wee.Home, he made (ho'statement, which she did not be- lieve, that be bad more (ban IfiOO and was able io pay n week for vird and treatment. StraiiRely onougli, (be second day after he became an inmate'of BjtU-a- Home he produced the dig- ging II up from some ii'herc. This cncotirngcf) iVIrs. Plummer, who came cpiite proud of l.fie new patient, for this WHS the for board (he had nvcr ftHeu to Shocked His Friendi Ono day suuifbtnly bothered ton iinil ht> let out it ytreak of profan- ity that would put it fo'c'slc hand to fhfl blush. Mrs. Plummer talked forcefully to old man gntf loM him tha} ft he had to swear likc> thatihe could not stay. Eceleston answered that he did not want to stay. He did not want to he .In any sanitarium ..ejther, .but desired to be with some family where they'would he kind to him. This aroused Mrs.1'Plummer's ayni: pstoj and after consulting with Mr ljlummer, just to humor the man she offered to take him to her own home. Bb ScclG-jton was moved.to the.pri vate residence of the. Plum mere, in Hartford Terrace, Chelsea. There Airs. :Plunimer got another surprise, Bcclcston asked her to order ii flay nurse and n night rinrse, and add- ed that he thought _he .could afford'it. So the nurses moved in and the sick man seemed tojmprqye, but not tpr'long. for-the worse, nild a month after ho had mov ed Into the Plummer home it was seen that be was very ngar death, Whilo tfreteston waa in his last 111- Mrs. Pluninier did many small things to make his daily lot easier. she brushed hit teeth daily. No one would tie permit to do it Inkling of His Fortune -Oradiially Keeieston talked to Mrs. Hummer, so thai, by the time the end came, she know he had soin-a money and thought possibly it might he" But she was not prepared "tor the revelation she received when she to Nebraska with his body, he requested. She is now able to announce' that share of tlie estate; is not less Ulan Eceleston hod one pro- (incing miim that is bringing In and has been for years. He bad adjoining mining properties, not yei developed, on (he siyne land that probably are equally valuable. Mo Had stocks valued at close to The amount of cash in various banks Besides he is owner of Ui normal today. Hfo'lng ias ceased, and reelMiiranta pQiiwl. Seventy-riv% arrfsU JACOB'S PILLOW, CORONATION STONE Antiquarian Claims the Stone of Destiny is n Lond on London, Sept. has been left 10 the twentieth centuij to add one of the most amazing traditions to many surrounding tie famous "Stone of Dcstim which foi sixceitmies has reposed beneath the British Corona- tion chair. The most familiar of mea- .aeval legends is that the stone was one used by .Tacoh for his pillow at Beth. Preaching on Sunday nt West- minster. Abbey, Archdeacon Wilber- force astonished tile congregation by quoting a well-known antkiuarian, who has studied stones, as saying "that, the 'Stone of'Destipy' ie also the rock from which Moses struck water for the thirsting" children of Israel." The name of the antiquarian is not men- tioned by Archdeacon Willlerforce, but ne was quoted as saying .he was con- the stone w-is really Jacob's pillow. After its use'as such it was considered sacred, and was carried from place to place by tlie Israelites in .heir wanderings in the wilderness. The antiquarian showed to Archdea- con Wijberforce a cleft In the buck ot he .rock from which, he said, he be- ieved water had gushed after Moses lad str.tick the stone with his staff. The stone, it is believed, was taken .j the Temple of Solomon, vind after [f destruction to Jerusalem. Krom rerusalom it was taken by Titus to Spain. Thcnco IL reached Ireland, and liter it was Uken to Scotland, and vas bronchi to' London by Edward I. NTERNATIONAL FIREMEN ANNUAL CONVENTION Milwaukee, Win., Sepl. mbjects' pertaining to fire will be dia- from every angle during this by the delegates to the thirty- ilnth convention of the International Association of Fire BtiKlnoers, which met In today. Abofit 800 nembern, well vsrueli In their calling, ire attending (lie opening this fore- ,10011. The opening exercises consist- id of the address of welcome' from ihvyor fitnll Seiilel, the response De- ng tnltle by Hnilihnl John 'I'bomp- son, Toronto. An exhibit of mauy ntee- -B ot latent flrc-flgliilng Hnpartus of the leatiirc'i of the gather- SPOKANE CHIIF OF pOLjCE WANTS AN OFFICIAL FLIRT Spokane, Sept. aO.-rChief Uoual of the Spokane police t mcnt is reidj and wiling lo pa} a handsome salary to a.'young woman uitti i piettj face aiirl engaging man ners to act as official flirt Uncoils be prouded He had 4 Job foi a female impersonator ftith a knockout punch In eltydr hand The puipoee ot att whine thfSr new ofti rials to the department, IB 'o discoui age tbe puctice of men aecpttins men and girls in (ho ejreota' tl- n complaints have rearhti? the lie partment during the >oek tiiit viomen without escorts jiave J'eon tin gled out bv curb mashers anf) Inuted lo ride In antomobllep ai icsts were 110 in each instance it was found that were recont arrivals :from eastern- cities Chief Dousl has determined tQ sup press thii element and to sedure (llilclt action he has decided to an official flirt to rout the oglers .and smlrkers. The police say that. Spok- ane has been singularly free from.the genus until this sumpier, when scores flocked in from .it'stera and coast cities. BATTLE FOUGHT BY SPANIARDS AND TRIBES 1 angler Morocco Sept 20 ta advices say that, hoslilitiea con- tinue Spanish and the Riff tribesmen. The latter have made several night attacks .wr the Spanish position, and an ment on September 12' resulted '.in" a victory for tha' tribesmen, forc- ed the Spanish troops to f tth considerable loss. A small detachment of tribesmen killed fourteen Spanish and captured a lare'a number of rlfiiw. 'T'HIS is the "IDEAL" Accident-proof Crib, J- designed for baby's comfort and safety and convenience and freedom from worry. Ends and hlsh to prannt Ihc ellmbinl tnt Iki totctlicr M baby cannot tft Ita htaal The aide lowara to make the crib an anncs to aaothtr'a Wd when deilred. "IDEAL" Cribs are mada In attractitt patterns aad various sizes, nil ttront, and 'without ihnrp oornen or rough The "IDEAL" juaran.-M label tbe ften- ulm. Sold b; molt itorai. for Baoh No. no IDEAL BEDDING C _ TORONTO WINNIPKO Io. LIU ;