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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta S.VmiOAY, JAM'AKY 1919 I THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAKK TUHKB THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S If Pa Had Only Met ihe Captain First. By Wellington iV4 fWttJL UJfOF B01HE wrm THE CAPTAIN; COLLECTIONS Have you any slow or doubt- ful accotiBls? If you u? Make your coHectfon de- luruneDi. We arc professional mosey we rnaka a bus- Inen of getting j-iur you. R- C, FARRIS SERVICE AGENCY 5 Lt'hbfidga Phont BOULTON'S TAXI Cloied and HeatttJ Car City and Country Office Phone 1205 RESIDENCE Phona 1093 Lethbridge Auto Club Does Good Work In Helping To Mark South Roads and Trails Mr. K. if. Atfemsuu, general man- of (In-, Caninffau Trail tion, aod Mr. Wfrard While, tnanugt-r nf tlic Allierla Division of tbu cmtion, spent several rtars in city i-ecuntly in t-onncotlon with the mark- inK ul uuto tralli, that boinf the aeis Sn vflikh.tJie Canadian Trail it-OL'ialloii is i-ngagcJ. Roads Clearly Marked la routoB thn roast a yro cJnarly marked by potolcd on the tflepborie (cuce posts ur uny prominent feature ol the lard- The signs useil are very and Uio most inexperienced driver rould not possibly mistake his Lear- ings. When a turn to the right is to be ma da u Iiugc painted "II1 informs rUy driver ot the fact, ivhllo a turn in the direction is inarfeeil willi an When the road con- (imtea straight ahead a straight haml iialnt acrosa tho iiolo fs the eign. Danger'points, tlm drivers aro cautioned to liavo the cars under fett control are shown by a large The sign? always on. a white, background. They nro known as tho ICed Trail, Trail, BSuc Trull, Greea Trail and Yellow Trail, and aro so arranged that no two trnlls ttl tho SEUne itflor come Into the same town or city. Different arc fciiovru by the different colors in. wlitcli HIR signs are painted, so two or more of thesa trail3 inf. harvesting and ihreahins scenes: motion pictures ot industrial sections, art well as of the and Mountain Thests motion pictures shown on the eastern and southern circuits, and attract yetUers, factor- ies, eU1. Some of these films are also used by the land men In. colonizing large tract si of land. Trade nrcur- Fioiifj 'are frequently r'fn over tiie from the larger dieirlbcting This wort: lias proven so successful' ihe that in practically every local motor amiatlons have ira- mpdialcly amalgamated with tho Asa- sociiition, and have greatly added to1 Us success and influence, I Motorists who have followed the Auto Trails In the Slates hnve noth- ing but praise lo offer of the FUCCCES: of the system. By (bis means the! pleasure of the (rip is greatly fncreat--' frd, as the motorist has tio longer the ever present worry oC wondering if he Iiaa taken the vlglit trail. Then all natural obstacles are svinnounted and a clearly dpfinec] rotite or pleasure lays in front ot the tourist. A. uni-' i prominently eiposfd, to the fire ot" the {pursuing entmy deliberately ontlnue to reply to it in the con- 1 that theli- shots were not J rcq-.'irsd to hit, German submarine at IhEs phase of the war j were growing uotorlously i hysterical appeals lor help were there- fore eent out by. wireless. In the hoiw that fhe enemy wouM and gain confidence. A Rice With Fire The gradually rendert-4 ii for tbe submarine to in ih else lortn system marking the secojui torpedo wns fired. In I aguny of >uspenELi they watched iha f trail of bubbles ticker towards tiie J periscope, held tUt-ir breath for the explosion. anJ saiv '.he tell-tale wake a four, astern ot the j TJiey had shot their bolt, and ihe game was up. A wireless tignal was immediately ?ent out for urgent. assist- ance, as tiie wary enemy had sighted jibe last torpedo and promptly dived. ___ Tht chip was sinking fast, and to KHMOXIOX, Jan. vrori of for torpedo or further ineajn tii0 usdfcSF MILNE TRANSFER Coal C.O.D. Prompt Stlvlcr. Phsne t345. 410 13th Strut H. 23'J-26 Kiting ihe several dispersal areas in sacrifice of life-. A 1'niteil States do armed yacht and two Ilrit- tain pursuit and man her gun. She Albeita ready for was therefore abandoned Ilio bombardment reported at the re-turned soMitrs' coin-: and came on at full speed, until after a inhtftfri as proceeding that had besu horerins chase of about an hour she turned The commission agrctd to lhe niahed up at full broadside and again opened fire. Shots payments for the salaries of assistant were then falling close, and a; at Letlibridgc and -Medi- the steamer stopped, as great cJoudi clue Hat at per month. of sleauj from the engine- lt would be tnree jearBi u Secretary- Sttitchhury announced the trails- in many instances connect across, the boundary.-- The work of tho .Association has hecn endorsed by {he Alberta Molor League; also by a largo number of the r_____t_________________________t Auto Clubs of this and other pro vine- may cross without causing any con-ies- rrllG Lclhbridge Auto Club has done considerable work in the, way of local markings, and they have turned their work over to the Canadian Trail fusion. Wlicn two or more routes run parallel for a distance, the signs are painted In their proper colors. Already a Trail lias been marked frumi Coutts, via Lelhhrldge, Car- inansay, Red kRivef and io t'algary, and thence on north to iiioutoo. U Is now being marked from Kdinonlon to, Sastatoou and Winnl- and is, known aa the Illack or In- ternational Trail. The Red. Trail has been marked frutn Jaw, Saskatchewan, to lAitLibrldge, and tueoce weat, follow- ing the mam line of tbo C.V.IU At MQtficlne Hat a branch of tho Red Trail Is taken ofi" aud goes through Calgary to Ilanff. The Red Trail is lining extended from l.clhbrldgo west co Vancouver nnd Vfctoria, anc? aJso from Mooso Jaw cas't and will bo known as 'the Transcontinental Trail. From Calgary to SaiiliaUiuu will be the Blue Trail. Anolber trail on itlilch considerable work has been Cone Is tho Klue Trail Alberta. Alotorlsl. To travel hopefully, snid Robert Louis Stevenson, is better than to from bridge southeast to Stir- Hug, thence east through Weyburn io Winnipeg. The (Jrcen Trail hag heen coinpiet- .iii from St Paul and Mincoapolia to iloosc thency north lo SEinka.. toon imd will be extended lo Prjnoo On ihe States aide of the HounrJarr tbo Ycnowstone Xatioual and Glacier National Parks have been connected with tho Yellow Trail. This trail will be eitendcd to Walerton from Glacier N'atlonal Part, thence In the Park at Banff, via thus ron- nccting (lie four National Parks with tlio one Trail. The Blsie Tmil is being extended from Calgary to Maeleoil, vln Uigii ilivcr, thence south to Wtilcrton Unites wlilch raakcs two direct from VValorton Lalcea lo Calgary. Anqlber Black Trail has already been mRrhecl ironrOpheim, Montana, to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. A. hutnljer of trails arc under courBC of mnrhlng. nnd an addlUonfl number will be marked early in Iho spring. Tho system of markings UfiCfl on- aides toe aulojs! lo travel from one of the troll to the other without having to and enquire Ihe direc- tions, A3 every turn and every iuter- of every, kind is marked, and in ihG city every in marked, Official arc jnilillshed and urc on ?alo by official garages wnd officials liotdlfi. shosvlnp tho iiamcs tho towns on each Trail ami the niileaKO between the various tomia. .Maiu arc puhllshcil Iho i afloiis trails In thoir proner colors. s In the Ouiilu Hook only one official drrlvo; and therein he summed up Uio comc past weather vrhero OI a whole attitude of the Anglo-Saion race itUe amoke dtd not interfere with the I the navigator, towards huniftu endeavor 1' n our "curacy of UID shooting. At the same Icr, and quartermaster remained on was conscious that tfic fira'lioRrd. For the enduing.80 raging aft must very soon enguif thg while tHc fire on the poop continued niagasiue. U could'only-be ta to blaze furiously, and the ammt'tni- ot moments before tho inagailne Mew-ttotl in tlie TklnUy detonated like a up, and will! 11 tfic masked gun and Us I succession of gigantic Chinese-crack- custom to honor tho achievement leas .nan tho aplrlt. iu the wistful hope, lic-rliaps, that thus may we, tocf, ba judged In our turn at the last. Thia la a record ot failure, if tho venture Is lo k only one off fetal icial fioltl nnd one offii ed from each town. In Canary Standard Motor, ('omVany Garage on Nlnlh ATCIHIC and (he 1'alllser Hotel, arc listed. A great d'.f J fit uiilhustasiu Is by (he towns through wliirli His Trails pasa, also- by the In tlio various (owns, Another fcahmi of ihe of (tie BEHIND THE STORV OF THE 6 BOATS THE V. C. SHIP (By "BarlimeuE" la Timas) room showed she- was disabled, and lhoughtt beforo the movemcnt of re- Ue panic party proceeSei to aban- forned would cea5ei and don ship. To lend colour to the ernment aaalstancts would likely be era f atmosphere of demoralization ami for at lcast that le tu of confusion, one ot (he boats vat pur- ,SrnK poseJr dropped, by u single fall, siul remained hanging from the davit in a 4 rertical position. In ihe meantime ih> lhal travelling deatlnts would, enemy had closed nearer and contln- lie cover the ueJ methodically shelling the sUip. A northern and southern parts of the shell struck the poop, exploding une province, where no denial clinics of the depIJi charges and blowing the werc now beld. officer iu charge ot tbe after concealed Progress was being.made, said aa- guii out of his control position; on other report. In the soldiers' cemelery recovering consciousness, however, j matter in acd it was be- lie crawled Inside the gun hatch. Mieved that the pile, near Ihe pcnJ- vherc Ms crew of seven men-were hid-j lentiary could be obtained iu duo den. TIic h'eaaian superinteudiiig the j course. depUi charges was badly ivoumled by) ihJs exclusion HiiJ Jay motionless. Sc-e-j (lie after gun attempted to drag" Mm} ivjthlit their place of .concealment, but the injured man stubbornly refused to be moved. "I was put here.' in charge To borrow a phrase from sport of these lie replied, indlcitlug ine parlance, they ensured that ihe the remaining depth charges. "and was Kept, but In so doing they I 5iap." And stop he did until' deprived themselves of auy hope o? subsequent events' prorefl stronger J sucoour from tho savagery of the erea bis iudoniltaltle spirit. should the ship sink and leave of the attended by a full repre- more shells burst inside the poop in lhem at the submarine's mercy, in quick succession, mid ;i few moments comforiable reflectlou, tberefore, later denso clouds of smoke and flames settled down and awaited the in- "vttable torpedo. Vindictive Fury It must that the at the ship was now openly a man-of-war, through j flying the White Ensign, with guns disclosed the disquieting fact that callable torpedo, the after part of ihe was heavily oa fire. From his customary ptec end of the bridge, peering slits in his armoured coign of obser- tiie captain watched the sub- marine turn and come slowly pant the unmasked. At 1.20 p.m., two hours and 20 minutes after first the submarine, a lorpcdo struck the ship yards away. The ntixt moment, ship abreast the engine-room, hurling as he was about lo open fire on wreckage and irater in at! m the conflagration aft and', "ess of organ i7.itton this moment had kc a icnrtain Across his anticipated sooner or later for ___ ___cnptain was confronted withsnionths past. Accordingly, at the or- two alternatives. One waa to openUer "Abandon the niea prevt fire thero and then on a partia'Hy soured target or wait uutil the a marine should round the "stern and oh-toual detailed launched the remaining at and raft, and paddled clear of vesecl.1 The captain aud come past tho weather vrhero crews of tiro and .both torpedo Red-Hal Decks Nothing but utter confidence ill the devotion that zuti's ere viction rliat even in the Ui ilv. they would remain concealed and tiiotionle33, enabled the captain lo the second of thesa two alter- >e judRtil by material reiult. Yet he lesson it will carry to succeeding generations is concerned with neither sncceas nor failure, but with those shining heights of the Spirit (attain- able by every mother's son) no ?ar IF. The King's Ship to which tins alory relates was a steamer of some IOIIF, to appearances wn arm- ed merchanlman with a tight gun nounted on her poop. To mate plain what happened on hoard it Is necus-nvere crouched 'grew alowijr red-hot, of loremost gun's crow requested, aary. however, that Ihe uninitiated! so that Uief were compelled to cling ln noarse whlaper, to ers, Uic periscope circled suspiciously round the ship and boats. At 2.30 the submarine rose to the surface In a .Icli none of the guns on bear, anil began onc.e more shelling the ship and boats with vindictive fury. CO minute the remnant on natives. Yet he chose U, determined board endured this ordeal, lying face at nil costs to niaku sun; quar-: downwards and motionless on the TV, and waited; aud while he waited [splintered ptanMng. Jt Is recorded the deck on which this gun's 'crew that during the hottest of the fire ono should he admitted into certain secrete of her construction. A wooden struc- ture on common to merchant to the mounting of the gun and lo his boots off. The officer In the cartridges in their arms. .Their. hls vicinity inquired the reason for ordeal ended as the submarine was tnis- strange to ivlileli the men of -her type, concealed a gnn tne stern. The magazine inan replied that ho didn't think he effective calibre behind collapsible COY- nioie dcplh charges blew up.Hat' much longer to live, and, on the eeve care en coapse COY- ors. Beneath this pin jiosition, andlwilh deafening roar, tliouglit he'd prefer not to die occupying much of the space below the Isun'e poop, were tbo magazine ai: Four depth charges 'rRptnents of ml shell jan'- unesploded shuUs high iu the air. I th were flt-'Otlc member of Iho crew fell into lheiaMo family. on. Ho subsequently that he came of a respetl- tetl to her stern; any one of these (water, where he was picked up by I By means of the voice-pipe connect- Jropped over the poallion of a "panic the reminder, In- ing him with the guns' the merged submarine waa calculated on j chid lug Iho depth charge Koepnr. land- captain cheered and' encouraged his letonating (o do all tnat was thc with the jmen through that long agony. Small sarr. In addition, a smaller gun was concussion of tl-i explosion wonder they loved an officer who ex- mounted on the forecastle on a ni those customary to merchant-: cti under (he circumstances. On tjijn i; ouirance. Thus they ensured (hat no approach- was Im perce ptitly itig man-of-wsr should scare away this as j nntl the crew ot thp light shy and, furthermore, that motfon of tho sections ol Hir- iilglmay, also In taking the opposite end o! the called (bat was done, re- all right! Hanp on, 'cos we're got him and found time to steady (lie guns' crews with, tht V. C. Tho King has given (lis ahfp, ln.da." 'The Chance 'At p.m. the submarine 1y ceased shelling and Bubmerxed. Then, wUh only a periscope showing, lie steflmed once more past the ship. As ho camo abeam under-water, Ihe British captain played ono of his few remaining trump caida, and discharg- ed a torpedo; H missed by Inches, and showing seed ttic gun at flloro directed' tu shoot no merchant steamer by shaping Ipagaed unnoticed, doing very slowly, short (u order lo encourage the niiv nary (o draw closer. It much or- course within rango of the perlscoue'ft] the enemy then crossed the bow and for 'vision might distract Iho fiubmnruieiMime the slarhoard aide One on hoard tliftt men from the attacl< on het dcsporalc cbnnco and (ook charge of tbe ed. The ship sank 34 later, wlili her colors flying, after strenuous en ileavors bad been made to save her. Despite the almost incredible gruel- ling the crew had undergone, all sur- vived tho action. ThD officer in charge of the after-gun received the Victoria Cross, acd one of the gun'a crew was selected by ballot for a simi- lar Honor. The remainder. Including the hand told off for the charges, who has s-uice succumbed lo his wounds, ware Awarded the Con- spicuous Gallantry The Captain's Report Much of the tale perforce remains untold, but it la best brought to an all to brief conclusion in tbe words of the official report written by the officer, who, as his head and shoul- ders appeared above bridge, screen at the conclusion ot tbe action, brought forth the following ecilatlc shout from onu of tiie "panic "Blimey! them's the skipper still alive! Gawd, wouldn't ihem Tns give nine pence an inch for Thfs officer's report concludes as fol- lows: It is hardly necessary for tno again to refer to the behavior of my crew tactics L.carried out were only possible through the utmost confi- dence I had In ray ship and my crew. 1 would especially bring to your "BO- (Ice tbe extreme bravery of Lieut. the officer fn charge of the Tour-inch gun's crew. Lieut. Bonner, having been blown out of Iifs control by the firct explosion, crawled into gun hatch with the crew. They there remarued at their posts with a fire raging in the poop below atid the ripftk goittng red hot. One man tore up his shirt to give pieces to the gun's crew to stop the fumes getting into their throats, others lifted the boxes of cordite off the deck to keep them from exploding, and aH the time lliey know that they must be blown up, tbe secondary supply anil magaT.ino were They told mti afterwards thai, communication with tht bridge was cut off, and, al- though they would be blown up, they Tins is an old place fcnoiMi a? ihe Belaagcr Ranch adjoining the town Marysville, B. Tht North Star Ur.-UK'h of the C. P. R. runs through this property. There Is six hundred acres in this tract. under fence. 125 acres cleared, plowed, levelled and 'ready for sterling either ;o grain, tim- othy, alfalfa, potatoes or other Veget- able crops, 10i) acres additional land cleared and ready for the plow. The ftuproromenCs on this land have cost The farai'hulldfngs consist of a eorumodlou? residence, large jharu. hay shed, chicken houses, nog pens, root house, shop granery. Water rights have been procured for Irrigating and the ditch partly built. The property enjoys the advantage of being within lo minutes walk of the town of MnryaviHe, B.C., where there is a school, church, liotei. general store, post office, police sta- tion and railway station. Tho Klmber- ley Mines and lumbering operatloas in the vicinity provide ;i ready mar- ket for all kinds at farm products. There fa several thousand acres of open grazing land in the mountains ndjouijng. which Trill be available lor many years. The price of this land 5s per acre. trash, bal- ance in ten equal annual payments wiUi interest at 1 per cent, per annum, for further particulars apply to PETEH LUXD. Ilor 1S3, HA If AND FEED "TRANSFER STORAGE COAL, C.O.D. Canada FcoJ Board License No. IS7-0 alao they would tpoll the show Dr.A.T.Spankie M.O, C.M, EYE. EAR, NOSE ANO THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms J21-I2J New P. Burns Buildlns. Corner Sin ted 2nd St fiast. Calory. Office Plione 512S1S Residence Phono M2077 Interne snd House Surgeoa, Jfanhattiu Kje, Ear. Nos8 and Throat Mew York Cltr 19I1-13H. Spcclallj! !o Calgary School Boird TENDERS 'Elliott Sheet Metal Works Winter will soon be here anfl brrtg with It [he cold wsalher. Hate your furnaces overhaul cd by us. Hot air Iiiraaco work a aos- rially. Phone 1713 350 Slxlh St. 8. Lethhrldgt, Alia. if they moTed, ao they remained nntil actually blown up with their gun. Then, when, as wotmdefl men, they were ordered to remain quiet in vari- 0111 places during the second action, they bad to lie there unattended and bleeding, with explosions continually going on aboard and splinters from the enemy's sholl lire penetrating, tlieir quarters. Lieut. Bonner, him- self wounded, did what lie could for the two who'were with "him in. the warfironia. When I visited them after the BdUm they thought lltllo of their wounds, but only expressed their dis- gust that the enemy had not been sunk. Surely such bravery ia hard to equal. The strain for the men who remained on board after tbe ship had been torpedoed, poop set on fire, "cor- dite exploding, and then the enemy aheH ilro can easily be Imagined, 1 mucli regret that two officera and seven man were wounded, aud aro very grateful to U.S.S. for tug charge of tho two most dangerous! cases. regret the loss] of one ol 1LM. shlpa, and still morc[ the eacBpe ot the enemy. We did our best, not only to destroy the enemy and save the snip, but also lo show ourselves worthy of the Victoria Cross the King recently bestowed on Hie ship. 1 nave the honor to be, Sir, your obedient servant, (Signed) GORDON CAMPBELL, Captain, R.N. SEALBO TENTERS (separate for each School District) will be received until noon on Saturday, the llth of January, by H. M. Wblddington, Arch- itect, 101 Sherlock Building, City, for the, erection of a 1-room frame school, and teacher's residence situated at Standoff and at West Haley for oR School District No. 3765 and West) Haley School District No. 3757. 1 Plans and specifications may be ob- tained from the Architect on payment of a deposit ol ?5.Q0. An accepted cheque for 5 pur cent of the amount of each tender to be en- closed therewith. Tho lowest or any tender will not necessarily be arcepled. The Mcnnonltes ore not tendering. R. H. ROBERTS Ad B (OfficCBl Hay-'Straw Buy Your Hay and Straw Where it is Grown. QUALITY GUARANTEED. PRICES RIOHT. Phone or Write to J. B. SHIMEK COALDALE Phone R 217 Llcenie-No. 12-316 REPLIES Have teen received (or the foifo box numb era and are waiting to lie called for: GO, 55, CO, 61r 73, 2, 3, t, 3, 16, IS, 2fi, 27, 33_. V -C' Hend a Dominion Express Money Order. Flvo doHara costs three cent3. AUTO REPAIRING WE DO OVERHAULING ANO DO IT BETTER THAN YOU USED TO OET IT PALAOE OARAGE 2nd Avenue Soulh, fttodctard A. Raveni Automotive Tractor Repairs Wt tftiMizt (o .retiorfng gtt trjclor cylinders, and flttlns orereize nlstona and rfcgf. We hftto In itock lit presonl orcrstxa platons for all popular mafces of cas Ford Engines Rebored N1VEN BROS. U1 Ave. S. 1732 CANADA FOOD BOAA9 LICENSE DRAYING Or Ml KJnrti WesternTransferCo, Limited r. f. PHCNHII lilt HALL TAXI AND BAGGAGE CITY AND CDUNTKY TRIPS Office Phonn 1MS net, 733 ROOSA AND SON BAGGAGE TRANSFER AND LIGHT DRAYING PHONE 1869 __________2nd Avenue S. 160 ACRES Two Miles from Skiff Level and free from slone. A. snap ot J24.M) ner acre. ?1.00 cash, balance half crop p'af- Jramtf. CHAS. T. COUSINS SKIFF, ALTA, Highest Prices Paid CANADIAN HIDE AND METAL COMPANY 220 2nd Ave. 8. 0 FDRCE WARtfETfRAN WHEN YOU HAVE A JOB TO OFkER Please notify Sec'y Velernu' Pfcoae 372 ;