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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta .Tilly TUB LKillBKIIX.t: HKHALP MEDICINE HAT If 3'ou aro interested in the City of Medicine Hat, call at our ol'i'iec and let us show you maps, blue Me., of City View Sub-division Prices Terms J. R. Anderson, Manager THE STRENGTH AND SPLENDOR OF BRITON'S NAVY By ARCHIBALD MACMECHAN .Copyright by I'ubllshers Press When Ihe llrlllsh Navy do a thing, from mine laving lo enlertainlng Its friends, It does It Coronation vis- lors from oversea, Intent on seeing he Naval Deview oil Juno 24th '-the Admiralty provided a huge trooper ho "Dongola" which lor the day was transformed Into a pleasant yacht Tho special train .from Wiilcrloo ran alongside the steamers berth, so there was no trouble in finding'onos way on board. As each guest readied Ihc deck he was handed a pamphlet containing an 'excellent chart of the whole review giving Ihe name and position of each ship, togelhcr with such defalls as armament, engine imwor and steaming rate. Cloak- rooms, deck chairs, camp stools, awn- ings wore among man .standing beside her. One hears "You see thin, bow; Well ihev I'rencli.anil llundusUiil wllhln a few at a blj; ship Bteps. .It Is a nolabl.v tall and slal- rush wart body of, mature men anil women with a (lull-acting proportio yonng'and pretty sTrls.' A'niein'ner of sonic legislature In Ihe Isle ol Con- tlneiit rclales u) a mend the life Ills- lory of Sir John Forrest (a not un- familiar name) his exploration of ihe Australian desert with a camel learn, and his Stringing' water to a western I'leld in spite ot incredible dif- "U-.lilllos. One catches otld, far off lameK lu passing, like "Colombo" n 'tall stately old Uliluamau n Wadded silk garnumls helug Iwo Camidian journalisls. I'lie old :boy smiles amusedly. He colonial bishop, pro-, who knowi n Building Site Lots 30 ami 01, .Block 93, cash; balance 0 ami 12 mouths. f-n.n. till R. V. GIBBONS CO. f FOR SALE On straight Crop Payment Plan. -ISO acres, t 1-8 miles from Neidpath Switch, 4 miles northeast ot Chin, good dirt, W. 1-2 ot 12-12-21. 320 acres partially Improved. You will have to hurry. O.T. LATHROP BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE. 1 OK SALE The 8 roomed fully modern house, facing east and known as No. 508 Westminster lid., 54500, Terms. MACBETH BUILDINC-LETHBRIDOI Good Buys Splendid coiner on McKay street ith Avenue north) consist Ing of 2 lots vilth shack All fenced SS7; consist- Two lots in Park-dale in good location, J125'cacb. Terms -to suit in each case. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHOIUF perpetually smoking very slim white cigarettes w-hich he lights only" In Ibis wind with a tiie arrangements modern box of safety matches Part or our comlort. All the boats had of the afler dock is railed off and behind the barrier, two si rapping footmen in, Iho rpyal- scarlet livery arc hovering in attendance. We have an Indian Princess on board, and these flunkeys are. there from the royal -compliment, 'This (s certainly a .representative gather- ing, and the tone of all the lalk one hears is frankly and ..enthusiastically patriotic. Canada is well represented. Here are the Governor and the Premie.- of Ontario, tiie Governor and the Pre- nier. of Saskatchewan, Hie Premier of Alberta, Ihe Premier of Xew mat lowered and so thai there should be an uninter- view from Illc decks. Not only lilneh and tea were provided bin even breakfast lor those who had been sllulcd by Ihe early hour of departure from town; and as soon as breakfast A running West of all, there were a number of naval officers whose duty for the day was obviously to furnish Intprmiitlon and make them- [selves agreeable to their euesls, as only naval officers can. Nothing had been forgotten. The motto of the Navy, fighting or .feasting is "Thor- ough." was over; lunch began. banquet ail day long. Brunswick and tiie Premier of Prince There Is a bably fromiluin great deal more about Is a roar admiral's finis, for Initaiicc. makes things clear lo a lady, In IOIICB. Perhaps 'like your correspond- ent, he hut, 'spent half of his life on a naval station and cnniiol help pick- ing up some trustworthy Information. Not far away a couple of petty officers are recognizing with delight me ship after another. "There's Ihe Uelly.ruffiili." says one o another. "I-had lea on the'liclly- at Southsea last week." Anil mo relishes tile correct proniincintion after: all the learned alfectntlon which would place the accent on-tho second sylablo. Wasn't there a Uclle- rophon at Trafalgar? and another on Ihe North Atlantic, station not so long ago? And who ought to know a ship's name better than.a sailor? But the is frunning on The lane .is., fenced with, cruisers of classes'whose duty is to run "and hii'lli to fighl in a line wlfh the thick plating'anil the heavy JIIIIR. Only by the big ships and the Jig guns can naval battles and per- laps, the fate of empires be decided. All look nuich alike. .They wear tlic ;rey war paint, which, ill, the dis- tance of a few cable-lengths; makes a ship simply'tin elusive, indistin- guishable smudge upon .the sea. al- most Impossible to define witli the strongest glasses or train a gu Inside City Properties High Class Farming Lands 'Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as Avery Threshing and Plowing Ma- chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, 310 7th Street Lethbridge, Aha. J) Tide and wind'-most obligingly swing Ihem broadside on. with noses point- ing west and we .sec them in profile like a series of Illustrations. It is iseless the absence of the lall masts and snowy canvas of long ago. A fleet'at anchor for review- would not show an Inch of canvas lighting ships are'built to fight, and ho smallest third-class cruiser here] could choose her own disianco, circle' jNelson's strongest fleet'and give Iher enough ammunition hammer it i to pieces at her leisure. Besides it is hard to rob anything that floats of ils picturesque quality. These lean steel hulls with the funnels and the long slim tubes protruding from -port and casemate and turret look like greyhounds or racers, strongly held jin. Give them the wind of the word away (hey go. Besides the ships .are "dressed" .That means that a long line of bunt-1 jing red, and blue and yellow, barred and starred and marked with all man- ner of'dots and bands, ran from the hree f.mou. soldiers 'in the Lord Rn thence b.rts, (lord Grehfell ,nd Sir H'. Evelyn Wood RldlhVBefor, the Kino'. I. f "'e 'hence niqmg Herorc the Kings to pennant and flag and pennant of every ship..-A. bit of colored cloth waving iir, Ihe air suggests gaity; and, when two hundred ships are con- tributing their scores of flags.apiece no one need.speak of the ugliness of a modern Iron-clad. The strong Hut; id coach, on the; way to Westminster' Abbey. I "The wind has hacked. This wilhEdward Islahd. One noticed also spoil the whole said one'-naval -Air. I taster aad-vUr -MitcKervio POW..II man. when v.-.o were clear of the dock looking very.wolMnil i.iiien be iSccn. were alt-o i PHONE No. 1 Ranchin0 Propositions acres in block, 50 per cent tillablo, ninnhig, nater on tract, only 50 pei aero, good terras 2240 acres S miles from good town, 50 per cent or more till able; several wrings on tract, JI3M per acie, KOO-! Good half section on Wejonrn line, only Jtl oo per acre' The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 1C ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. at Southampton and steaming down lo our destination. It had poured rain all night in'London, "and'though the weather -had clea.-cd during the railway journey inrcharming glimpses ol" the' soft green English' landscape bathed in sunlight the out- look now was more threatening, rnin came, driving the sight .seers to later the wind blow- so ed In allthat there: Other Canadian poliicians Centrally Located Business Property REVENUE PRODUCING 50x125 ft. on 3rd Avenue (Redpath Price Terms- ASQUITH LINDSEY and Financial Broken Office 307 6th Street Phone 1183 shelter, but ,___, Hercely that the clouds'withheld" ihe.. I burden and the lest of tho duy.v.-as jclcar.and bright but cold. The-green water was ruffled with white, and stretched overspread the [sea as. the clouds swept by. At Spithead Sp.ithead, which-we -tre approach- ing rapidly westward, is simply an open, space qf.wnler bet- ween the Isle of Wight and Hanip- Khire. On the left hand on the main- land is the famous naval station of Ihe island are the headquarters of English yachting, Cowes and Hyde. The advantage of this roart.stead are that it provides anipic room for :the secure ancorage pf a lariw nuuiher of ships and, being surrounded.-prac- tically on three .sides by land! it is proiecled from all heavy weather, ex- cept when the wfnd is east. Today t is blowing strong from the1 west, so there will sea and no sea- iicki-css From the dock at South- intpton to our station at the far end if (he linn just behind the "Rusnos jAues" is about eighteen or twenty miles. Some time is spent in exploring ihe jship and getting our bearings. The atmosphere-of the sea begins lo'lake, Constraint disappears (.Although the majority of these five .or six hundred men and women never paw one another they lav- aside then iliffness and chat wit [their ncntesl nelghbnrs sllgh est provocation. H Is just one happ [Imperial family. I suppose thci never was such a representation, i the British dominions pverse; brought together in one ship befof Hera Is a very pretty, pink cheekc lady from New Ili-'eager coi veisation with a swarthy black mons tachcd, little man, very fashionahl dressed, who hails from .Madras. j nice girl from Vancouver has hi: plump, round eyed Wife in a corne of the saloon plying her with qiies (ions. The lillle darkwoman ropeau dross and I'ab.iilons rings 01 her slim fingers is interested FOR SALE 2 comer lots, Block D, Parkview, facing 1 Oth Avenue. cash W. M. Harris .Fire Insurance Room I Dominion Block Phone 1367 FOR SALE Bungalo, 6 rooms, furnace and conveniences, workshop and storeroom, fine cellar, lawn, cement sunounded by fence and shade trees, furniture goes with 5 lots 127 ft front- age; on loth street South; a; 15500, 11500, balance 4 years or cash. owner, at 15TH STREET SOUTH conception of thei, Possible, scrambling of the ships as "P on unlikely places such -as can i lcti Hrter the derricks and steam- who Ihe Dutch up and down the stanheads and contributed t'o the gaieTy oTine'sccne' Superb, Agamemnon and Ihe As Iho "Dongola- steams on we dls i righting" Tomornlre, with deathless lingnish. right ahead through 'the of, Trafalgar, ing scud and sea mist a long splendid iiisoleni names tangle of masts and din, hulk, made good by. three all across onr road and perplex- ing the sky. There tncm, and as far as one could sec I flshlint i aupreniaciV -Vlctpriona; sec' member llie and for Irresislibic Are you alive to the fact that real estate stcjirlily udvnricing. investments. Call see us." Wilkie Kerr INSURANCE AND COAL OPP. BANK OF MONTREAL. PHONE no order it is i ,.i "is pist. like u seems inoxtri ah e; bnf dlsortcr Is Ul the very last thlni one ca, f T 'l also l.'a to l.redlcate rcgarting the riov.l hei Navy. Order is aw as we n l :Srat an as, heaven's. As WP f.'' spent their ign dipped from the stern of the Others re" in acknowledgement. The first K'inu s. heaven's, westen ,u did not see salute. And King passes to his own place in the heart, of his great fleet where he will meet, and greet the cap- tains from the foreign vessels-of war. We haye-seen a grefti sight and we TO SEL1. LE ROV MINE London, July J. McMillin, lirimdatoi of the Le Roy mining com- informed the Canadian Associat- ed Pi ess, that ,in agreement ban been piovisionallv enlered into with the Consolidated Mining Company to sell Hie Hrltlsh Columbia mlnei. This RANCH F01R SALE Consisting of 1800 acres et first-class land, only three miles from a live town. Good buildings 'worth 13000; all fenced; 500 acres in crop. Srhan creek runs through life land; good place for stock. .particulars and prico Inquire of The C Land lots facing east in block 35 For n few clays only Phone 1343, opp. Hotel, i amused: when she smiles she show: In-sot of brilliantly white teeth. Two ]ofray neighbors tit. Tun'cheon' came from the Seychelles. Two others dls 'cuss audibly the marriage of a Can laclian girl I hanpen lo know. An Ails'- jtralhin lady is nnllo sure she had gone out. to Sydney in the same ship with a Hlti'Miose ten years ago. An- I other stately dame wears a large j green fern-frond pin, which Is as luninlstakahlc a badge as the nmplp- Icaf. Here is an Australian colonel full regimentals. He has a plan for BCtllhg all the "Cornstalks" to- gether and giving the King ihe "coo- oo1 when he passes in the royal ynohl. Unfortunately the scheme conies to nothing and he has to con- [tent himself with a Hrltlsh cheer Another man In uniform Ins "Ceylon" on the shoulder. A very handsome, black haired, foreign looking a long-handled eyegle'ss In ing what one conceives to be Iho 'Iviolate, Cochrnrie, St. -Vincent, Col- of ships of war. The "Dongola" en- ters between lines D. and B ind proceeding slowlv gives her hundreds of sightseers swepi together from Ihc four corners of he globe, and un- equalled opportunity, to study a fleet being "the strength and "splendor of bngland's The .-best-place lo. see. is-from the! open forecastle. The snh -is warm there, Ihe view unobstructed, and II easy to move from' side lo side. hard as he could. 'Soon there was the. report of a gun from the end of the flcei and .then anothei and another. The .bu'mp< of the ports struck Ihe car irregularly lerved for saluting half veiled. the stalely but Impassive J wanted for on Perhaps it is host to selecl one bnl- vark and watch the panorama from t. Jly choice is the port side ng north for on that-hand lies the lulk of Ihc fleet. Swarm of Torpedo Boats .First to be seen a swarm of qrpedo boats. Ihlrty-lwo all logelhcr one flolilla. The low black hulls ill for speed have something snake- ke about them; they go through the like sharks when they have to e. A mosquito fleet, each armed llh ils deadly sling, which, if once gels' home can slay the strongest attic-ship n float. Kipling calls them 1C choosers ot .the. slain. .You mjist ivc had a lorpeilo explained lo 'you i the shops quietly and calmly if on arc In realize Its truly diabolical Jlnre and Ihe almost litimnii in. lligonce of Ils machinery, b.nt Ihc achinist must first be satisfied that on arc not .1 foreign spy. And all xplnnatlon from artificer or tor- do lieutenant, only deepens their ystery. Some of the'comments one ars arc amusing. "Yes, those arc the torpedo explains a, statesman. "That't: whal 1 tword ships in floating When the Real Thing comes.''ho one will bo. able- sec .was fired. The reporters wrote juns booming or acebrdiifg as they multiplied 21 by 167. Sunnery-liGutenant Is going to have the rifling of liir, precious guns fouled with black powder. Only one gun rar ship is uses, for saluling; and modern .inakes quick serving an easy matter. In Iho'uproar-'ihe royal yacht en- ters the lines from the eastward pre- ceded by four black torpedo boats at, an easy-pace and looking more like sharks than ever. The yacht is a big steamer with flirec masts, from Ihe main floats Iho royal standard in the slrong breeze as stiff as a diagram. On the bridge visible only by the eve of faith Is Ihe King, As the yacht steams past, the crews who have'been standing e.-isy all round the rail of the different, ships stiffen Into neat re- Siiliir black pstlerns a sort of human lace, ami the wind carries a faint sound of cheers. We cheer loo, taking the time from Ihe captain. The most, enthusiastic person Is the dark gentle- man from Madras. Our Intentions were good hut I doubt If His Majesty, icard the wlnit too strong The first, ship to observe he courtesy of the sea according to indent custom was the huge Ameri- the largest man-c' his day when he looked dowi ordered lines'and luiew that every lining afloat from the fartherest sub marine to tho latest iigpcr-Dioad- nongbl was ready for instant action As we steamed hack'to Southamp- ton in Ihc sunset Ihe ships gionpod themselves.differently. We'saw them not in profile, but head on, once more tangled pyrmids of colored flags in disorderly but picturesque medley the yellow, westering light, they] would have made a subject for the brush of Turner. .Mac.Mechan DUKE AND DUCHESS WILL FEEL AT, HOME London, .Inly Pall -Mall Jazetle, conSVntlng on Sir Wilfrid Lanricr's recent speech, says lhal not the least significant expression voiced the Canadian Premier was the con- fidence o( Ihe the Royal family; of which this summer has seen so'many expressions. Premier Lauricr's tribute shows that 'when the Duke Duchess of Connaughl and the Princess Patrlcln. on Ca- nadian soil, they will find themselves among .people an friendly as those they behind in old England. ROftTHERN'S NEW Ronthern, Snsk., .Inly MAYOR W. Wwtherby was elected by acclnmn- as mayor of Rosthern to succeed tht late Mayor 'McGregor. F, K. Roll was by acelamma- war afloat. 'And soon tht whlu ,n. tlon for the balance of, the year. Sherlock 81. TIIE BIGGEST SIVAPS IN FARM LANDS IN 100 Fenced Stable, etc so acres In Spring wheat. Price 120 00, per acre Tei ,000 cuh, balance in half crop payments. 040 500 acres in crop, Spring wheat, looking splendid. 8 ml ten from a town per acre, have IMM ipltntfld snip. In raw land, to Wtyburn turvty, from to til ptr far THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. SucctMOri lo Tht Dowslly.McMlllfn Land Co. ;