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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNUSPAY, FEBIUJAIW TUB UiTtlUnil.K.1. DAILY HERALU SKVEH Everything in Good Order On Sophia, Say Witnesses .VICTORIA. Feb. wreck "enquiry was adjourned by Morrison at Iho COQ- i-lusloa of this afternoon's session J'cro. Notkc. will IIB given later tiio next gittinss Is to be de- livered, 9 F. Najik'r .De-unison, superintendent nf the GoniaJes observatory, was the nral Tuesday morning, when detailed evidence respecting tho wea- Uier conditions at tho dis- nalur was given. Nearest reports Irom vicinity of the wreck caino Ironi SUka and none arc availably aa to exact conditions on Lynn Canat, where the vessel fouuderi'cL Mr.f Justice Morristm staled luat re- ports stiuh'as feutmiUted. couliS not be taken as specific regarding the am- ttiUouE prevailing at the aceno. McGowait, engineer for the C. K. slated iluit mo Soplila bad double bottoms and seven bulkheads. His evidence dealt with construction features'ot lhe'vessel. John W. Harrison, now chief ollicfir on; Iho Princess Mary, was Ural oHicce.OH th'o S, S. Sophia, ivhoac speed ho said would average twelve and n lialt knots. Average speed! would he 11.05 tliroughout Hie fo Skagwn, speed was Kmited "uc said by circumstances. The vetsd lihvaya down during snow and in his "exupriencc never exceeded seven knots under, such conditions. Ho inspected liio life saving cauJp- metil ot the Sophia lust October, and found everything in good order. He said she hud more srapiiel on board ttian' Any shin on the coast. Witness stated Itiat experience with Captain Lot-he was Iliat the latter turned over to (he caro of junior officers jn those waters. knyw "every man on Uie Sophia htiH solid "down, and they were all men of good character and eiper- leuce. Captain 11. Logan, Burre-ycr of Lloyds underwriters for past twolvo" years, said the salvage boats operated under hU advice. He-con- Troup as to whether It was worth while sending assistance to the Sophia. "Captain Locke intimated there WM atsistnnce ut Juneaui and we thought aha might float off in fcign tide In tbo afternoon." he added, "nothing wad Catilain Logan lesEiilcu, sending Tees to take off a much swifter ship would bo requir- ed for I hat purjMjse. "Tho Tees is solely a salvage ship and left with two divers and equip went, after coaling at noon on October: 25. Wo arrived at the wreck 60 Oc- tober 29. "Wo saw the fora topsails ot Sophia, The gas boat Amy was there We could not approach the "wreck on account of the heavy seas, went wlih divers in the Amy and dropped a net to drag for the Sophfa.' There was about twelve feet of- water at the foremost1" and we could feel her about eighty feet back ot the mast. But nothing beyond EO T.VC came tp tho conclusion she- had broken in Iwo. Owing to tho bad weather we gave It up for that day." Capt. Logan continued his evidence yesterday atierrioon. After the Tees waa forced to anchor In Tee harbor fifteen miles from the wreck, Ehe lay ihere for somejdavB an0 finally return' cJ to -Juueau, he ?nld. A few days later ehe again ventured forth lo the reef, teking with her the launch Santa IttU, for use as a divers ten- der. "There is no use trying to salvage lho SiiphtR. She's declared Capr. Logan. For Sale vln few years I have supplied the seed housesNvjth my timothy seed, but this sell- ing direct_ t? the farmer and invite a comparison of those seed cat- Tina have. Ibi. ,of No, 1 Swd, grown'oh my farm. atiCoaldale, and graded.ty the provincial inspector in Calgary.-No. further j guarantee ;1s..necessary .as purity ana germination. Seed Y be shipped from: Calgary tpTtny point at tolloKlnr leo tots ;V. per ft. SOOjb.Jots ISc per Ib. 1 V." Cotton 54c Each. iBuyi direct and1 save mkldlemkn's profits. Bied Hereford Cattle always on hand arid 1 sale.' John McD. Davidson COALOALE, ALBERTA important AuctioR Sale :OF VERY HIGH CLASS HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE v FRANK FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE OWNER WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE SALE ROOMS, S.O.E. BUILDING, TENTH STREET SOUTH On Thursday NexUeb, 13tti AT 2.30 ,P.M; MAdXlKICBNT DINING 31JITB BLACK WALNOT' Adania acrtod; comprising elegant buffet, 4Wtf fcel ot clialrs iwHh rune panelled backs; VBRY HANDSOME SOLID IJOUANV'TAULH; TJinHB SOLID MAHOGANY KOO.M (JHAIJIH, Chippendale slylej a pair of all-orer tapestry chalra In rfno condition; Jonnpse cTiiir, upholstered In tfltf Upwtry; BEAU- ClLESTBUKIBbb tUk1 Up- c'Rlry irllh IOOBO cover; rich heavy pilo grtf RUG: FINH BUJB AXMINSTBH HUG, by 12 feel; three excellent quality WICKER', ARM CHATRi KyNN'Elfl RUG, splfinflid quality; fine BBDROOM SOITH IVORY BN A M EL, J com prising commwllotiS rtrcMng iRbltj, cnphoard and twin bedfl, with Srrlngii (Viil ORBHN VBLVBT RUO' 4- Bpcllons mission oak SKCTfONAL CORNBH B6OK lilLLIAHD nUHMOU'S. AND ,WATTS. Vltli anrt lialls knd all SI.VOEJR drop hted SBWIN'IJ olcclrlc slnve; 'UNDJjRWOOD TVTTBWTrUTrR In'ex- Cftlont flno lone Vtctrola ulklng mftcbfne wfth tab loot RM In mahogany, porcftlaln lined refrigerator iinil otter Hems I ypalro (o call parUcular attcntloh fo (hU Important of VHlwblo UrnUuffS and to Imptwa upon anyone furnttWDf (he them on Thursday- rt Is i PHOHU pm and u he dapih ot water over her swift idts. and other conditions, make U uapossible save the two ol ih6 Tees who went down tg the wreck also gave evi- fence. Capt. Charges Slokes. engineer f (he Etecto testified before the court r enquiry that it was Mowing and snowing all through the night of the 23rd: He heard the Sophia oomiDj dowo tho channel Mowing her warn- signet according to Je Iiwrd tfaeie blasts Tor over -an lour until about one in the morning. Capt. Haih'e Leroy of the gasboal sTorth Btar was forced to lake shelter D A bay about four miles from Vantfer- bllt reef ou the ot October. He stayed there until the 2Glb, making an effort-to get out next day. It vrae wlnfi and blowing Ihrqughout the bi'or the 23rd ant] It was rough all day of the 24th at nine or tcu In .be morning.of that day un Indian caine into the bay for Bhoker and reported that a steamer bad eatly struck a log out in Ihe channel and bad beeu lying there for a long iiyt. Lerojr (old him that the ves- sel would tiai'o drifted it It only struck a log. and he toncludeti that she bail gone on the reef as she was [n, that vidnlty. To see for hlqiself he went ashore and walked to a point where ho could see the Sophla, Three vesselt were atandfng by the reef four miles away. Capt. Leroy testified that be made no attempt to go out to the thip owing to the sloppy state of the weather at the time and tho fact that there were larger boats standing by who did apt seem to be doing anything. Mr. Baiter, male of the Co gas boat Amy said lie arrived oil the scene at 10.20 a.m.. October to find tho EsUbeth anri Peterson already online spot. 'Witness eald I fiat the weather was bad and the ECa rouffli. The Estate I h was tied lo the reet buoy, while the Peterson was circling around the Sophia. The Amy also clr- cJed arourtl. _Tbe swCiia" were 10 12 feet high according to Mr, Baiter. N'o coiumuntcatinti was carried on between ilic bouts standing by and Uic Sophfa until late in the afternoon, when t.he captain m the Amy shouted to Captain Loclce askiag b.m if there was IJSiything he could do. As far as he could mafce out the reply ;-was to maVc for shelter. slated lhat iuc passengers were walking about the decks appareully undisturb- ed. The Amy could not get alongside the Sophia. In anEwer to tiuestfqns, .Mr. Baxlftr said lhat Ihe passengers would have been able, to get on the reef-on the mornlng-'ol lue 24th at low tide. They could baye then beeri taken to the ves- sels standing by t.he. -life boAts, could have been launch-1 ed.arfl W the: reef, high tide'caine In'the afternoon" it was impbBs.ble" he .sa.d, r A Very Creditable Showing in Spite of Elected (From Our Own Correswadeot) Peb. U auiiual mecUag Cardslon Creamery 1-imiU'J. was lield at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, the Sth insU, creamery. Ninety-two shares were repreEented out of. tlie 150 shares issued, and the stockholders listened iotereat and satisfaction to the report of -Manager Sylveater W. Lovr, which showed that the total aseeta of the creamery as at present were against which had a liability of J1C.733.81, most of the Immediate farms and ranches, as well as a oent divide nil at (ho end of ibe year from tbe cheques and creamery U Tvas polntetl out iliai the policy of the creamery was lo as large a price as possible for cream so as to maintain a fltitiuc fund utij a 10 per cent, dividend. Mr. Laurie, who haa been very seriously ill. U about on the again, and bis many friends are glad to note bis convalescentoj and hope lor his speedy and perma- nent recovery. j Mr. T. S. GregtOD and others arcj busily in the business and j arrangement their new M'hlch wi 11 acniM the] street from the Phtppe store. The'lown office, is putting on a little pain I and repairs, counter and shelv- ing, -which adds tlie attraction of their new and up-txJate offices in the courthouee. Appllcatlou has been made by a nuoiber of people to be connected with custojh' of these youthful offenders eflr the sow ft expected to en Look, Mother I. See if. TonguK is .Coate'd, Breath Hot or Sour. "California Syrup .of Can't Tender Stomach. Liver, Bowels. fcvery niiillicr realizes, after giving her children "ClliforiHa Syrup o! that (his.Is their Ideal laiallvc, they lovo pleasant fast1! and-It thoroughly cleanses the lend- er little liver dml bowels without griping. ivhen 'cross, Irritable, fnveriah or breath Is bad, stomach sour, look at the (ongtie, motherVlf coaled, give ti teispoonful of "fruit and in a few hours all Hw anit undigested food out ot th'j lowels, and you have well, playful child again. Wlien the little (3 full of cold, throat sore, has flonmch ache, diarrhoea, indigestion, a good' "Inside tfoansins1' Shoiild always bo the first treatment glTOn. v Mflllons-of mothers "Californ Srrup'tf (hey hnc c a (taapoontnl loday naves it sick child your dnuglut (or a of '.'California Srrwp'df Fiff." tot vrkted on IhfjbrtlH. of toffells sold no don't fooled, (tot the genuine, mado by "California He' Synip Announcement! Having decided to devote my timeUo the development of Coaldale and District, I take'this means of acquainting the public of that fact. My long experience in the district should be of value to prospectiS'e puvchasevs.and I will endeavor to givfe satisfaction to both the seller and the purchaser. Having colonized the original Coaldale district I am naturally, well acquainted with the land and am in position to give accurate information as to values and general' conditions. Considerable land has changed hands in this district recently and some dissatisfaction has been expressed to me as to trie manner in which the transactions rjave been people have paid for Irrigated lands and have found to their sorrow that -.they" had not sufficient water rights, exorbitant commreswns., have been charged and land tied up {pr'sgecuklive'purposesi. These conditions are injurious .IcT tHe district _and work a hardship on its proper development. -Having been m the'district since the first ditch was made and expecting to stay here; for some: time yet arid having considerable property iii the district I am naturally intensely- 'interested that it be developed along the right lines, so it will bV to the advantage of investors to deal with me rather than outsiders who have no interests except the coirirnissions made on the transac-- interest will not stop at that the success of the purchaser depends my success and that of the whole district, and no be spared to see that he is satisfied. I know the exact water right on every quarter section in the entire district and would advise all prospective purchasers" to XNOW what they are getting 1 before buying. Realizing that the success of the. district depends upon reduc- ing, sortie of the large farms into small farms, I am requested by a large number of large land owners' to subdivide these holdings into small farms. These farms will be well imp'royed and "will be sold on Very reasonable''te'rmis "tesidents'i -When these'large farms are reduced and a family lives on every eighty or one hundred and sixty acres then the Coaldale District commence to come: into her own. My efforts will be directed to ihe bringing in of more people arid I solicit the cooperation of all land owners of the .district, mymg estayisHed good connections of tlie irrigated sections of -the Western States, I expect a steady experienced irrigation farmers into this district this year. >.'i; _ Coaldale will receive a great deal of publicity throughout the Irrigated districts of the United Slates this year. A general publicity campaign is on foot and will not stop until the name of The.GOAL- DALE DISTRICT is as familiar toMhe farmers" of the.Western States as is the Greeley District of Colorado.or other the Jrri'gatioi} Pistricts of V--'.'- Large farms must be reduced, the pfeople must be encouraged to locate is the first will'lolkm-.'when we.' have the people'to raise the products. The possibilities of the Coal- dale District have hardly been real development's yet to come. I vespectyiy refjuest that all land owners in the district who to reduce' tfieir holdings allow me to .dispose of them. I wili place actual residents the faims and will undertake to give sat- isfaction. By working with me you are assisting in'the development of ihr finest body of iirigatecl-lands to be found on the American DISTRICT. HARRY A. SUGGITT, Coaldale, Alberta.' ;