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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta iiHMiiiHiMMtiiii iMiiiiiiiiiiMI We inyiterpttto cal and took over our during time yon in Calgary enjoying the Dominion Exhibition We will be represented there showing pletelineof Fireproof Safes Safes etc, Postry? If so, our Royal Patent Flow Will interest i It will gave, you 25 per cent in lard bills. The dour is cheaper than ordinary hard wheat flow. Made from the of soft and hardvfeaU. Grocer has it now Color, Fragrance are the strong points of.. _ and will be pleased to go into the matter whether are desirous ofpurchasing at present or iaot. Oar representativesi in toe wiil be Mr.: J. A Young and W. E Feathoretone, who wiU gUdly furnish yon with catalogs, prices, etc., on anything in oar line that you may require. Offieci aiul Wareroomi 55 Kiftj Street Weit, Hamilton, llaa. i i in i HI i i iii MI 111 i in i M in i i 11111 it 1111 -it collision wus caused by some misuadsrsUadlBg ss to how the vcMnhi should asch other. matter was only with st the inquest, but will be carefully inquired into at the ssqusmt court-martial, it in genersJ' ly however, that the calam- ity caused bv the of the' iiren signals m the noise of-the gale, ,_ FORTY-FOOT HOLE may the the. St. Paul struck the Gladiator OB the starboard side in the fore of after the vitsstiln at that moment forming a perfect T. .'line impact .tore a 40-foot hole in the siil? of the Gladiator, Urge' en- ough to drive a wagbu through. The great liner's bows drove four or five feet into the cruioer's interior, tearisif aaide steel plates as though they were of cardboard. The ator's plates are no itroscer than those of a liner for all her armour lies forward, the having been designed for ramming. The St. Paul remained embedded in the cruiser for some minutes, and was then ordered to back out by the Gladiator's captain. Almost at once_ the cruiser began to fill. Ouly the magnificent nerve and self-possession of the officers and crew averted a most terrible disaster. CAPTAIN'S COOLNESS Captain Luinsden, who was, on the bridge when the St. Paul struck his ship was the embodiment of cool- good judgment, and celerity. '.'Close all watertight compartments" hs commanded. "Away all boats. Draw all fires." The orders were transmitted to all parts of the vessel and promptly obeyed.. the Gladiator was filling rapidly, Water gushed into the stoke but the stokers remained breast-high in water to draw the fires The-.vessel listed strongly 'to star- board, 'and was hopelessly doomed, yet every one of the men board went.about his work as.if he were performing routine drill. .That, of course, is a. way they have in the Straight for the beach by Yar- G. w'. H. RJbED mouth .pier Captain Lumsden steered Successora to Co. us ship. Fifteen minutes later she touched ground and heeled over, her wrecked starboard side being filled with water. port side was dry, for in this class of vessel the bulk- head, doors run fore.and aft, dividing be-forgotten sight. Clustered abound officers the gallant sailors chor used -lustily, the well-known patriotic ft (fair CL Itt Ml flu SI FOR SALE A BRICK HOUSE and two lota on Ford St. lor gale. Apply to Steve Dorchak, 121 Ford St. WANTED A .capable general wrvant. to Mrs. Frank Colpman. FOR SALE ONE GOOD TEAM of mares, 6 and 7 years old, weight I set dou- ble harness. 1 heavy waggon, nearly new. Inquire at C1C Cutbill street for Henry 1538 FOR SALE Six nice, high and dry, choice lotr on William street. Price only each. Apply to, E. T. McGregor, Offi ce P. O. Block, or Box 387, Leth bridge, Altai 156-6 Coit, tni LONG BBO8 Proprietors r' "l. y- Office oppeeitd Balmoral i TCL.CPHON E. aa BAM LAL'S PURE TEA It'i RICH, CLEAK COLOR; fresh FRAGRANCE wid DB- LICIOU8 FLAVOR have made it hosts of Are YOU one yet? FOR SALE A nice 4 roomed cottage and ten acres of good land, all fenced and cul- tivated. Only one.and one-half from postoffice. Price only Terms: cash, balance easy. Apply to E. T. McGregor, Office P. 0. Block, or Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. 1566 IT IS Tea is sold oAty IB LethkrUft ty indfeslkNTLEY cd. WANTED ROOM wanted in central locality, by young lady. Apply Box Z., c o Herald. 566 nerve tonic !pot up in chocolate coated tablets, an absolute cure for all NE tVOUSNESSf rom whatever canted. OsVe moata's treatsMat. Not sold in drag stores bat direct from; Sales Af'eaey IUM Cart, Vucwmr, B.C DROWNED AT VANCOUVER ICE CREAM Robert- son, employed in a C. P.. R. bridge gang, was -drowned near Mills while bathing. Paterson FOREST FIRES IN YUKON June 17.-rA special despatch from states thsit forest fires are doing great damage along Lake Lebarge and at Minto. Fifteen miles of the Yukon telefrapa line has been destroyed. HEROISM OF BRITISH TARS Sang Their Favorite Song Cruiser Rolled April, 1908, Jong be remember- ed as a .black month in the annals of the British navy! Jt skw: four dis- asters to' British warships, involving the loss of sixty-three lives, catastrophic were: OjfT of Iffight, tore a 40-foot hole in-ber stokehold, and so damaged her that she was beached to prevent the total loss-of her crew o aiOO. This timely action undoubtedly saved scores of for .even as the Lives cruiser touched the ground she heel Date." Lost. April Torpedo-boat Destroy- er Tiger sunk in collision with H. M. S. Berwick during night the ship into two water-tight halves. SINGING IN FACE OF DEATH Directly the collision occurred such of the Gladiator's crew as were not wanted elsewhere mustered calmly on deck. Standing to atten- tion, the .men waited their turn to enter the ship's boats. As the cruis- er listed more and more to starboard the men had less and less space. Ev- -wheny she heeled right -over strict diaciplina prevailed. Scores of men then xUuubered over .the. now horizon- al gunwale and perched themselves JM vessel's slippery, side. They a terrible time, while they clung to', the upturned side ol the cruiser, >eing. numbed by the snow and the ce-cold.water. Then: the 900 people on board the liner witnessed a never-to- thetf.; officers the gallant .sailors chor- used .lustily the well-known patriotic song, ''Sons of the Sea." It was an awe-inspiring incident, demonstrating as it did the marvellous spirit and bated courage of tb? British blue- jacket. TflE WORDS SAJfG The words they sang' were: Have, you heard this talk of foreign '..pow'rs.- .Building ships increasingly? The and the travelling public to know the ia as clean and up-to-date restanrant as there is. in Alberta, and that strictly white help is employed. Charges moderate Specials Toaifht Hot Boast Turkey, Spring Chicken, roast or fried, Ice Cream, Strawberry Cream When.ybtt want a GOOD MEAL and want it in a Q the. Ice Cream Oliver Block Fresh Froit Phone 228 WANTED AT ONCE Engine or teams to break 100 acres five miles south of Coaldale. Good smooth no atones, water close by. Also to; plantiiig to fall Plentj cf other engine work in vicinity.. P. O. Box 236, Giy. 56 6 SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS Coal mining rifhu of tfte m Manitoba, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Terriiory, the North-Wort Territories and Briiiab be leased ior a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of an acre. Not more than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease muat be made to-the Agent or Sub-Agent ol the district iii which the rifhU ap- plied for are situated. Ju fturveyed territory the land uiufit be described by sections, or Ifal aubdiyisiODa of sections, and uusurveyed territory the tract appli- ed tor shall be staked out. Each application must be accom- panied by a which will reloaded if the rif hU applied lor are uot. available but not otherwise. A royalty ahall be pmid on the mer- ciiantable output'of the at the rate of fire centa per ton. Every of coal mining rifhU which are not being operated shall [urnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the coal ruining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working oi VVANTED r; Good pair of heavy work .horses. Mares preferred. ab out 1400. P. 0. Box 226, City 566 NOTICE Notice is here by given that all .per- sons who desire to construct areas in cement sidewalks fronting their pro- perty or to continue the use of those already constructed must apply for permits for the same at once. The By-Law requires coverings of Standard Luxfer Prisms. All areas must conform to the requiremnts of 5y-Law. WANTED A private teacher wanted .a .few hours in afternoon or evening. Ap ply to Joe Fong, Oxford Lethhridge. 157-6 the mine at the rate of 910 an acre. For full' information application should be made to the Secretary of ihe Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Bub-Agent of Dominion w. w. CORY; Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication of 'Ms advertisement will Dot be paid for. WANTED A pattern maker wanted. Apply to Lethbridge Iron Works Co., Ltd. 57 6 cdUpver, her wounded starboard rest- ing on the. ground, thus bringing her deck-at- right angles to the sur- face. C. 1556 M. ARNOLD, City Engineer. April 2nd 'class Cruiser Gladiator rammed by Amcri can liner St. Paul in the. So- lent during blUzard" 27 boat troyers Gala and ram- med by scout Attentive, the Gala being cut in two and sunk 28 Boiler explosion on hofcrd Battleship Britannia (5 injured) Total number of lives lost... 63 The most. amazing of these diaaa ters occurred on a Saturday after- noon during' a terrible buzzard. The American Uner St. Paul, one of the express nvxil twin-screw steamers engaged in the New York-Southamp- ton paSBenfer tramc, rammed the r.rwjwr fI-isrt CAUSED BY THE. BLIZZARD The blizzard was the sole cause of the disaster. As the St. Paul steam- ed dcwn the Solent at a speed of ten knots an hour, the wind howled from he, north-west, and whirling snow blinded the vision for more than 'a hort distance ahead. Gladiator was cruising from Portland to Ports- mouth in the teeth oC this gale. The wo vessels were opposite Yarmouth Isle of Wight, at half-past two o'- clock on Sunday afternoon. At tha time the Gladiator was making nine knots an hour. From evidence given at the inquest en the identified victims of the L. M. JOMMftTOMC Office edjotBtiiff CM ova MI ideal drop fanily Mwing filly A mackiM of prorcd made by OM of tbe oUett and MUiufMteren oa tkb tinent. You jvit pay tor your owm goods here Turpin Furniture Co. COMPLETE HOUSE njINtSHCIS Do you know they watch this isle o ours, Watch their unceasingly? Have you heard the millions they will spend, Strengthening their fleeUs, and They imagine they can break or bend The natiofi that has often made them fly. But one thiag we possess; they for' get, they forget, lads in blue they've met, often met, often met, If they'd know why Britons rule the waves, If'they'd'solve'the mystery, If they'd know the deeds of Britain's braves, Let them read 'their history. Let them search bottom of th seas Where their battered hulks now lie, Let them build their puny ships o war, wwa prepared to do o die, Thsrc's one thin; we possess, they foriret, they forget; The in they've often met, often met. (Chorus) Sow of mm.. All British bora. Sailing every ocean, Laughing foes to They nuty bwild their ships my lads, And think they know the game, Bwl they can't build boys o! the bull- dog breed Who oW Eingland's name. is nowhere. We, can do yonr odd work in Screen Doors and Windows and do it as you want it. Screen Doors Screen Windows Once made to fit your win- dows or doors they' are good for years. CAR OF PLASTER OP PARIS Just Arrived FOR SALE gramaphone, and worth of records, 'for .-J85.00 cash. Ap- ply Box B., Herald Office.. .58 6 STREET GRADING SEALED BIDS will be received by the City o{ Lethbridge at thie office of the City Engineer, until 12 D'clock noon, June 23rd, 1S08, for the grading of certain streets amounting to ap proximately cubic yards. A certified cheque for the sum o One Thousand Dollars pay 'able to the Secretary-Treasurer, of the City of Lethbridge, must accompany each proposal as 11 guarantee that the successful bidder will within six days after the awarding of the work enter nto a contract .vith .the City. Satisfactory bonds-will be required for the faithful execution of the con tract. Plans and specifications may be seen at the office of the City Engineer. No bid nficessarily accepted. G. M. ARNOLD, City' Engineer. Lethbridge, Alberta, June 9, 1908. FOR SALE Two, choice sections of. land east of Stirling on the new survey line of Wey burn-branch C. P. R., at a snap price if sold at once. Apply Box J., Herald. LOST A gold locket, initials E. N. containing two photographs. Suitable reward will be offered'. Leave at the- Herald. 158-0 One STRAYED black mare, small star on forehead, small arid chunky, fat, about ten years old, had a new h alter and picket .rope attached. One grey horse, 10 years, not quite so fat as black mare, and had an old hal- ter on. broke away from the ranch of Peter Skyonsburg, 25 mil- es north of Lethbridge on June 12th, 1908. PARTNERS WANTED An experienced surveyor and farm OLIVER'S 1 PLANING MILL Office, Yards ami Factory: 1 UMrl S Telephone 153. y. -j- CEMENT SIDEWALKS 151 er wants to sell. practical farmers part of select tract wheat land owned. .by him in choicest part of Great Fertile SEALED BIDS will be received by Belt of Central Alberta. Open lands; he City of Lethbridge at the office deep rich soil; good fresh water. Good f the City Engineer until 12 o'clock terras to the right parties, Apply at Tuesday, June 23rd, 1908, for once to Geo. De Lury, Hovel Dallas. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even numbered: eection of Do niinibn lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and not reserved, may be homestead- cd by any person who is the sole head of a Umily, or any male over IB years of ;afe, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres more :or less. Application for entry'must be made in-person by. the minion Lands Agency or Sib-Agency tor the district in which the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, sou, daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- E.Irm the homestead duties under one the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence upon and the land in -kuch year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so lesires, perform the required ..reai- ieuce duties by living on fanning owned (solely by him, not :han eighty (90) acies in extent, ia Ule vicinity o'f his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the T Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYiNG Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE he construction of approximately 000 square yards of Cement Sidewalks and Lineal feet of curb and gutter. A certified cheque for the sum of one TENDERS. WANTED SEALED TENDERS will he receiv- until Tuesday noon, June 30, 1903, 15310 thousand five hundred dollars the purchase and removal of the payable to the Secretary- present Presbyterian church. Highest Treasurer oi the City.of Lethbrdge or any tender not necessarily accept- must accompany each proposal as a ed. For all particulars apply to A. B. guarantee that the successful bidder] Stafford, Lethbndge. will within six days after awarding of the work enter into a contract with the City. Satisfactory bonds will be required for the faithful execution of the con- tract. Plans and specifications may seen at the office of City Engineer. WANTED Two ladies want situations as din- ing room waitresses or light house work. Apply Box G., Herald Offlce.53 2 No bid necessarily accepted. C. M. ARNOLD, City Engineer. Lethbiidga, AlU., June 9th, 1S08. 151-12 WANTED Young girl to help with house work. Apply Mrs. M. Irvine, (81 Round St. Mr. Biliic Sharratt VcntnToqnfM: and Mimic At iibwty lor Smoking etc. Veatritoqi FIXTUKES, SHADES, TELEPHONES, MOTORS, Etc. McKeiuie Roy CLECTtlCIANS Repairs Promptly to 104 FOR SALE A four roomed house and two lots, in North Ward, on McKay Street, water and sewer being put in, close 10 school. Part flash, balance easy terms. Apply McKnight Bros., North is deceased) of a homesteader has permanent residence' on farming land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres' in extent, in Ihe vicinity of "the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in ilie Ticinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with ihe father (or (4) The term "vicinity" in the two proceeding paragraphs ie defined as meaning not more than nine milea in B direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement. (5) A homesteader intendiDf to perform his residence duties to cordance with the while living with parents or on fanning land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention tc apply for patent. W. W. CORY. Deputy of the Minister of the Interior. publication ol this advertiuement will not be Tor. Ward. 1596 APPLICATIONS FOR CARETAKER Applications will be received by the undersigned up to 6 p.m. on Friday the 19th June 1908 for the position of caretaker for the Central and Kinder- garten Schools. Salary per month. C. B. BOWMAN, Secretary. First-dass Cafe Tin Mm CARROLL DOYLE ;