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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta RELEASED JUNE 204 AND v> iTHE MAPLE SMILE AND CHEER-CANADIANS EN ROUTE HOME T 1l) 1 he Weddinj af a Canadian Gunner, lo .Girl. Two Soldier i Chums Acted is CoEChirien. yjjunj. (he Cliurclt after the Ceremony. (2) Early at Huy. (3) 1st Canadian Infantry Leaving I H. Q. Officers in Their Pullman. (4) Corps Sports at-Brussels. Sir Robert Borden, Sir George Foster and Msjor-General Alorrison Watching Sports at Palais des Sports. The Maple Smile and Cheer. 1st Canadian Infantry Leavinj Hur, le Havre ?.nd Home. (6) 12th Brigade Canadian Killies, with Their in Review Before King King Albert Pissing Along ihc! Lines of (he 10th Brigade at Qveryssche, '.t .A on the- Sea The fomcr Allan Liner Alsatian, 18.000 tons, now the C. S., and known, as A little orer i hundred rears on May 24tb, appeared In "The Glasgow Herald" a "notice lu shippers and passengers lor Caultla" stub; tlinl the brig Jean. Alei: 'Allan, master.- would clear from Grp.enock on tic lat 'of June proceed to sea Ilrfct fa- vourable "opportunity thereafter." Tben In the "Herald" o( Juno there 11 of news: "Sailed. June 6lh, Jean, Allan. Quebec." These two notices raarted Ihe be- ginning of the Allan Una services between the Cyldc and tbe St. Law- of the'Allan. I.Inc It existed through miny later years, and as It still an a, psrt o'. tbe I Pacific Occin After Ihe Initial ulllnt I of the Jean, Capliln Alei. Allan ob- I Ulned more Tceaeis, anrl inaugurated recular seaaon serricc. In due J time the fleet of sailing snips wan replaced hy Iron then by Iron 3 and, later still, by iteel B, but, all the coh- I tlnu.'ty of the iirrlce w 13 maintained company developed fn 1m- I parlance is the Dominion of Canada is' opened up and the necessity for larger and faster- ships aros'e. For taany years (hey carried tbe J Canadian nulls, and their terrlcci I between the Clyde and and J the and seaboard lot Canada were the principal links I between the United If Inirdc-rn I D opinion. Alexander Allan native of Sallcoats, Ayrshire. Scot- d, and a.i he sel out on that vox- i llttlo did he think df the jrrcat lilppfnj posjiblllllfj of which 'he yinc the foundation. His voy- I was purely a speculative I Then the export trade o! the Empress of France. small, and this country ivaa al- most unknown In. the world's mar-, keta. Captain Allan had a success- ful voyage over lo this continent and back to the Old Country'on his ship 'weighed only J63.tonB. When sailing Tor Canada ajaln be brought two ihifn wilh him. and so the Allan Line begun its great itork or linking Canadajind ibe .Motherland ID closer niou. H'was on thlt Cap: tain Allan. Accompanied by his afterwards Sir Hugh Allan, ar- -rived In Montreal on the hla ships, (he lirlg Favorite. Shortly' alter this Captain Allan left tbe sea and settled In Glasgow, where he turned hla attention to bulldinc other fof Ihe- Ine CaaidlfD trails. ned by Ihe Alli family it Ulls fine were Ihe Canida, Clledonll, Cirnbrla, Brittlnla and Al- hfon. The first sailing vessels' tiwn- ei by the after the brigs Jean and Favorite were only 350" and 410, tons they were fylt- rilfCd In J852, Hugh Alfan, in conjunc- tion with IVJIllani .Dow, a irealtLy bVcwer, and a number of and, Quebec financiers, formed' the Montreal Ocean Steam- ship Company, The flrsJ iron screw stfamovs in the Canadian sfrvicc were then built, They were the Canadian and ihe !n- rHan. of about Ions wltb engines M 350 and cor.t ahout J2EO.OOO tacb. Ir. the Csn.ifllan Government cnicrcrl Inlo a contract with a Liver- pool firm for (orlnlphlly mill ser Tke 16 Canada, In 1S5I this con- tract was cancelled, proved unsatlalactory, and a new contract entered Into nltli the Allans i the steamers North Arner- Eiido wire ordered. Ion ud n 185B a contract for'a. weekly vice entered Into and [be North Triton, Nova Scotlan, BohemUn. and 'lunjirlan, all vessels of ibolit 2.200 .ons gross, were ordered. Thb GOT- emment snbildy at thli time wu annum, or itoul (l.OOO per round ivoyatc. Soon after this, nibney hivin? noureJ Inlo [he coffers, rrlaago'w-Monlreal-Quebec TOUtfl iris Included, and the SI. Geora-e, SL Pa- trick. St. Andrew and the St- laid (Inirn Eblpjardt al Dunibirton. The first three uhlpj J.400 tons, and the St. Darld liad a tonnage ol tons. ihe aod Ihe HI- bcmlia, o! tons hone- purer, aided to the fled, cluuireil (iieir shipbuilder, !bo ef ton? and were bulH on Ihe Iks Jn 1171 lluth Allan was for Ml services to Canadian' cc-mmerct. The Allans liarc been pioneers in -several imforlant iDiproverafafj -In connection nllh shipping.. They (bo flrcl lo bullrl o! steei.'ihf. Rueno.s Ayrean. built In 1873, helnc Ihe fjrsl ship built of sleel. They were the first lo use ttlse to minimize the rolling o! at these beln; attached In ihe flvct In-, Ktunco lo the launched In and ihcy were Ihe first lo adopt.1 the iiEe of lurhlne' engine) 19 means of propulsion for occan-so- resKpln, The Vlclorlan and latineliGd In 1005. were rhrt (Irfl vessels Intended for ihe Atlnnlln trade lo be lilted wlih t'lio lurhinp enjinc. Tn July, 1S17, tli. Allan I.lne was amaleamated ivlth the Canadian Pacific Ocean Services vlilch now opf.rsles all Ihe ocean vcsicli ot both, ;