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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta COLLARS Get collar that fits snugly, comfortably and easily the Toote Collar (here Priceaoc., 3 for 500. 14 to iS, heights 2 to STORM AT SIOUX CITY Sioux City, Iowa, June persons were injured, one perhaps fatally; two houses and half a dozen barns destroyed, by a tornado which struck the eastern outskirts of Sioux City late yesterday afternoon. The residence of Mrs. Mamie Howe, of Grenville, was wrecked. The three persons in the house, Mrs. Howe, Charles Eakman, nephew, and Charles Youhil, were badly injured. Mrs. Howe may die. Sang Their Favorite Song as Cruiser Rolled Over Taber .Taber. Juno S. Bowden. our congenial and up-to-date merch- ant, has concluded that l-5th pitch shingle roof over his store is not the Ijest procurable, especially when a heavy down-pour of rain, accompan- j ied with brisk winds, such as we have Nanton April, 1908, will long be remember- j then clambered the now horizon- ed as a black month in the annals j tal gunwale and perched themselves of the British navy. Ji saw fourdis-'cn the vessel's slippery side. They asters to British warships, involving J had. a terrible time while'they clung the loss of sixty-three lives. The to the upturned side of the cruiser, catastrophes were: j being numbed by the and the Lives I ice-cold water. Date. Lost. Then the 900 people on board the Nanton, June can't tell the people of Nanton ihas the grass j was longer and greener and the! crops more promising elsewhere than I April Destroy- er Tiger sunk in collision with manoeuvres i April class Cruiser in their district. They report that j harvest will be fully a month j Her this year than last season. orders all the shingles and tar-paper j feen the the spring grain have been removed and are rapidly jis not as advanced as i: is farther being replaced galvanized sheets [south. Winter wheat is rapidly j 'of Iron under the immediate direction I The prairie grass of K. S. Shiells, the tinner. jis luxurious in ihe Nanton dis-j A j trict. An exciting and what might have i Wn a fatal runawav accident occurr-1 Last -vear bushels of grain ed Monday about 6 p.m. A team of thi> point and it is! Gladiator rammed by Auic-ri can iiuer St. Paul in the So- lent during blizzard j April boat Des- troyers Gain and ram- med by scout Attentive, the Gala being cut in two and sunk I April explosion on board Battleship Britannia (5 American liner witnessed, a never-to- their oih'cers the gallant sailors chor- i used lustily the well-known patriotic I song. "Sous of the Sea." It was an j awe-inspiring incident, demonstrating j as it did the marvellous spirit and j> unabated courage of tb? British blue- jacket. THE WORDS THEY SAXG The words they sang were: 'ifa'-'e you heard this talk oi foreign i pow'rs i Building ships increasingly? j Do you know they watch this isle of I ours. Watch their chance unceasingly? TAFT FOR PRESIDENT M FOR VICE I Republicans Place Their Men in the Field for the Highest Offices in the American Republic Taft Won on the First Ballot and Congressman Sherman of New York Won Easily Washington, June do nut find themselves at a time like this. I do not deny that I am very happy." This was the response of Secretary Win. H. Taft to a request for an expression of his views on his nomination for the presidency. The sentences did not came easv. THE REPUBLICANS' CHOICE Have you heard the millions they will horses belonging to J. L. Hohnan of that .the output will be large-1 ihis place were tied to a hitching jly this post in front of his residence. A boy of three years belonging to year. A youtig son of an incoming set- tier had his foot so badlv crushed Mr. James Pierson, -Jr., was left in jin attempting to move a today the wagon alone. It is presumed he ithat imputation was necessary. Total number of lives lost... 63 spend, The most amazing of these disas-j Strengthening their fleets, iers occurred on a Saturday after- i why? 1 :iOon during a terrible blizzard. The j The-v imagine they can break or bend American liner St. Paul., one of th- j The nation that has often made express mail twin-screw them fly. engaged in, the Xew York-Southamp-1 But OUl? thinS we Possess; they for' took the whip and hit the fractious! Samoa has reason to be proud of: ton passenger traffic, rammed the sec they forget, The 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, II they'd know the deeds of Britain's braves, Let them read their history. Let them search the bottom of the seas Where their lie. Chicago, June James S. Sherman, oi; New York, was nominated for vice president of the United States by the Republican na- tional convention on the first ballot. The toal vote was: Sherman S1G, Mur- phy 77, Guild 75., Fairbanks 1, Sheldon 110, absent 1. The convention adjourn- sine die at- 11.47 a.m. "team which caused them to plunge j her enterprising board of trade. forward, breaking the hitching strap, j Through its efforts the town has been They ran for over two miles at break i granted a quarter section adjoining ueck speed. Kr. Pierson, knowing j the townsite by the Dominion gov- that his little son was in the wagon j ernment. This 160 acres will be the! prevent the total" loss of her "crew met the approaching team and heed-j sue of the agricultural grounds and 300. This timely action undoubteilv ond-class protected cruiser Gladiator! oil Yarmouth, Isle of tore a j 40-foot hole in her stokehold, and so damaged her that she was beached to less of his own safety, sprang- at the j lhe town park. It is the intention to horses' heads and brought them to the exhibition here this fall and halt. His little son, save for a se- vere jolting-, was none the worse. Taber, June The funeral serv- Ises of Ethel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, George Keely, were held at the Knox Church yesterday at 2.30 p.m. under the direction of the Rev. J. K. Munroe. A large congregation, of sympathizing friends were in. attend- ance and followed the remains to the cemetery where the final rites were observed. By request Miss Barker saved scores of lives, for even as the cruiser touched the ground she heel- a race track will be made before that ed over, her wounded starboard rest- aag by Grace." The departed was at the time of d-th 19 an, The town was also granted with the land the control of the water supply which is located on this quarter. Hence when a water system is put in an abundance of water has been al- ready secured. The property is easily worth 000. Stavely, June is holi- daying today, all the shops being closed to enable everyone to see the ball game between Stavely and Nan- ton. The Stavely Band., which is a to the town, attended. Both jer five feet into the cruiser's interior, up my arms because They may build their ships my lads, And think they know the game, But they can't build boys oi the bull- dog breed Who make old England's name. SAVED BY g-lori- There is one noteworthy ous side to this great naval and that is the noble heroism played by scores of women, some of them well-to-do-residents of the is- land, and others the wives of sol- diers stationed at Fort Victoria. It was only indirect testimony .that gfjuld be obtained of their' bravery. instance, Able-Seaman Horace Barg-er-, who tried, to swim ashore from lEe G'iadiatoi1, recounted, a' thrilling incident. "I was some dis- tance off the he '-'al- most in a state of collapse. The sea. was so very choppy and that I 6 Fairbanks 3, Minne- Taft 32, North Carolina 4, North Dakota Taft 8, Ohio Foraker 4 Taft 42, Oklahoma Taft Oregon Taft 8, South Carolina absent 1, Fairbanks' 2 Foraker 2 Taft 13, South Dakota Taft 8, Utah Taft 6, Vermont Taft 8, Washington" Taft 10, West Virginia 14, Wisconsin Taft 1, Lafollette 2, Virginia Taft 21 Hughes 2, Foraker 1, Wyoming Taft 6, Alas- ka Taft 2, Ariona Taft 2, District of Columbia Taft 1, Foraker I, Hawaii Taft 2, Philippine Islands Taft 2, Por- to Rico, Taft 2, New Jersey Taft 15, Cannon 3 Fairbanks 2 Knox 4, Mary- land Taft 16, New Mexico Taft 2, New York 16 for Hughes, ten for Taft, 6 for Cannon, 1 absent. Pensylyanie moved that the nomina- tion be made unanimous- General Woodiord eeconded the motion and followed by Mr. Boutell of Illinois, the Indiana and Wisconsin delegates. The nomination was made unanimous. Rosevelt Gets the News Washington, June upon receiving news of the nomina tion of Secretary Taft for the presi- dency, President Roosevelt said: "I feel that the country is indeed to be congratulated upon ihe nomination of Taft. I have known him intimately ior many years and I have a peculiar feeling for him because throughout that time we have worked for the same object with the same purpose and ideals. I do not believe there can be in the whole country a man so well fitted to be president. He is not only absolutely fearless, absolute- ly disinterested and upright, but he has the widest acquaintance with the nations. He would be as emphatical- ly president of the plain people as Lincoln, yet not Lincoln himself would be freer from the least taint of dema gogery, the least tendency to arouse or appeal to class hatrid of any kind. He has a peculiar and intimate know- and sympathy with the heads of all Europe, of the farmer, of the wage worker, of the business man and of the property owner. No matter what a man's occupation or social position, no matter what his creed, his or the section of the country from which lie comes, if he is an honest hard working man who tries to do his- duty toward his neighbor and toward the country, he can rest assured tha't he will have in Mr. Taft the most- upright representative, and tiie most flawless of champions. Mr. Taft stands against privilege and he. pre-eminently for the broad principle of American citizenship, which lie at the foundation of our national well- being." The Official Record Chicago, June president of the United States, Wm. H. Taft of Ohio, on the first ballot by 702 votes Taft by unanimous choice oi the con- vention of 1903. Foraker Stands by the Party Washington, June the convention made a nomination everv Republican had a right to have his said Senator Foraker tonight after hearing of the nomination of Secretary Taft for the presidency "But now it is no longer a question of men but a question of party. In this way the secretary becomes my candi- date for the presidency and while un- der all the circumstances I can pro- bably do little yet I shall do all I can to help elect him. Republicans will now quit themselves and quarrelling among turn all their >guns on the common enemy." A Roosevelt Victory London, June news of Secretary Taft's nomination for the presidency, was too late for editorial comment in the morninb papers with the exception of the Times which says: "It is the greatest and most, striking of all Roosevelt's victories By the unflinching exertions of his personal will, President Roosevelt de feated the undoubted will of the Re- jpublican party and what is hardly- less certain, the will of the American people. He has chosen to sacrifice his personal ambition to his sense of duty as a citien. It is a noble act of "self abnegation worthy of the first magistrate of a people bred in respect of the law and veneration for its spir- STEVENSON SUPREME CHIEF tearimg aside steel plates as though they were of cardboard. The ator's plates are no stronger than those of a liner for all her armour lies forward, the vessel having been designed for ramming. The St. Paul remained embedded in the cruiser for some minutes, and exhausted and numbered, xnen I saw a lady leave the beach and wade through the icy water nearly up to st about tc thro-w thought it was all over when the lady caught hold of me. The next thing I remember was being comfortably tucked be- tween warm blankets in the married quarters of the barracks. Captain Alexander, a well-known resident at Yarmouth, said: "The women worked like angels. Lady Gladiator's captain. Almost at once the cruiser began to fill. Only the magnificent nerve and self-possession of the officers and crew averted a most terrible disaster. CAPTAIX'S COOLNESS Captain Lumsden, who was on the bridg-e when the St. Paul struck his ship was the embodiment of cool- ness, good judgment, and celerity. "Close all watertight compartments" be commanded. "Away all boats, an opportunity to manufacture all fires." The orders were monds and make good his claim and I transmitted to all parts of the vessel he was to vindicate himself'by ex-'asd promptly obeyed. hibiting stones of his own manufac- ture. When the case was called in coure Lemoine did not appear and it holds, but the stokers remained was then ordered to back out by the j Earle, wife of Sir Henry Earle, and her daughter were among the ladies on the beach and they worked mag- nificently for the wrecked sailors, providing them with blankets and medical comforts." "Those said Dr. Hall, the Gladiator's surgeon, "behaved sup- erbly and saved many a man's life." THANKED BY THE ADMIRAL. Admiral Sir A. D. Fanshawe, Com- mander-in-Chief, Portsmouth, visited the wreck on ilonday, to express tha greatest sympathy for the sufferers and admiration for the manner in which all concerned had behaved. 0. F. Committee Has Reached Decision on Rates Nc Toronto, June Harry Collins has withdrawn from the contest for the office of supreme ranger of the Independent Order of Foresters. He will, however, run for sripreme treas- urer. The re-election of E. G. Stev- enson, the present supreme chief, is now assured. attempt to settle the much discussed problem as to what the rates are to be. Three propositions are to be sub- mitted to the supreme court. In brief they are: (1) Full actuarial solvency rates, involving a large increase in old No Tobacco For the Boys Ottawa, June Aylesworth'sr; bill to restrain the use of tobacco by tae young was considered in the.Hons.e of Commons, thought the- (2) Readjustment proposed by Su- j age limit ought to be extended from, preme. Chief Stevenson, based in part _ 16 to 18. To Kr. Aylcsworth upon actuarial solvency, bnt giving after some discussion, finally consent- more privieges to old members than ed. The bill also provides for the- would a cold actuarial computation. confiscation by any constable of the of old members The rates committee has made no 'present rate at their age of entry. Mean-while the Gladiator was filling I Standing in the square at Fort Vio- rapidly. Water gushed into the stoke j toria, he sent for Sergeant Major was anounced that he had fled. In the presence of Mr. Wrencher the breast-high in water to draw the fires The vessel listed strongly to star- court then opened the famous en-1 board, and was hopelessly doomed, velope said to contain Lernoine's for- {vet every one of the men on board mula. The paper inside was read about his work as if he were it contained only a jumble of fantas- j performing routine drill. That, of tic ruthless phrases. the j Creeth, of the Royal Engineers, and said that he had particularly to praise the conduct of those men who had manned the skiff and done such excellent rescue work. "I he said, "that the wives of the members of No. 22 Com- pany have done noble work, and con- tributed in a large measure to save HE SET FIRE TO A WOMAN New York, June thirteen year old Italian boy set fire to the i course, is a way they have in j British navy, j Straight for the beach by Yar- j many lives. Their conduct has earn- mouth pier Captain Lurnsden steered jcd. thc thanks of the whole British his ship. Fifteen minutes later hope, sergeant-major, you touched ground and heeled over, her j thank each woman personally dress of a woman in Rose Hill Park, j wrecked starboard side being filled frtr Her port side was dry, The most delicate and dainty sweetmeats are COWAN'S Maple Buds, MilK Chocolate, Cream Bars, etc. Sold by Grocers and Confectioners. Tint COWAN CO., Limited, TORONTO i with water. KILLED BY LIGHTNING Watford, Ont., June W. for in this class of vessel the bulk- j head doors rim fore nnd aft, dividing be-forgoUen sight. Clustered around i a farmcr was by oOicc-rs ihe gallant sailors whlle todav' He lcavcs used lustilv the well-known flnd fiVc childrfin' tho shin into two water-tight halves. June I9.-Andrew Hoover, an old farmer was killed by SIXGTXO IX FACE OF DEATH lightning while rowing in the Welland Directly the collision occurred jIlviri such of the Gladiator's crew as were i not wanted elsewhere mustered calmlv on dock. Standing to atten- NEW ARRIVALS r IN Manitoba Saskatchewan and Alberta on tobacco or cigarettes of any boy smoking or about to smoke on the street or in any public place. Mr. Elaine gave notice that when, the bill came up for the third reading he would move an amendment for the prohibition of the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. The bill stands for third reading. CANDIDATE FOR COMMONS Birtle, Man., June Liberal convention for the Federal constit- tion. Mu- men waited their turn to cnter the ship's boats. As the of Marquettc was held here cr listed more and moro to starboard jlftst M- B. 'Jackson wns the the men had less and less? space. Ev- j unanimous choice to contest the scat m when she heeled right over strict i against Dr. Roche, the present mem- discipline prevailed. Scores of men "W- Every new family that comes to Western "Canada should be users of Royal Crown Soap right from the start. Aik any of the people you settle near, and they will tell you it is the best soap to use. It is specially made for the West. The water in tin's country is very hard. Royal Crown Soap is made from a special formula to suit this hard water. Don't begin your lire in the West by using any other soap, and thus wasting money and getting poor results. Tests made show that 6 bars of Royal Crown Soap do more work than 8 bars of ordinary soap. Royal Crown Soap will save you money. It is easier on the clothes. It--washes whiter than ordinary soaps. Don't make the mistake of starting with any but Royal Crown Soap. You will find that your neighbors are using it as they know it is the best soap for use in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Start right away and save your wrappers for premiums. We will send a list cf premiums free to any who ask for it. Royal Crown Soap has been in use almost exclusively for over 20 years in Western Canada. THE ROYAL CROWN, Ltd. WINNIPEG FUNERAL OF MRS. FURMAN. (Special to the Herald) Taber, June i impressive' service over the remains of the late Mrs. Mary Furman, wife of Mr. Char- lie Furman, were held at the family residence this afternoon, commencing at 2 o'clock. A large number- of re- latives and sympathising friends were in attandence. The obsequies were- conducted by the Rev. J. R. Monroe, who spoke feelingly of the dead and' offered words of comfort 'to the living. Music for the occasion was conducted by Mr. Alex Primrose. What makes it appear more sad is that she is a young mother, only 13 years of age, leaving a son two months old. Mrs. Furman is the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Snowden, of Taber. Two brothers and two sisters survive her. A large cortege of car- riages followed the hearse to the cem- etery, where the mortal remains were lowered to their final resting place and entombed in mother earth. BUILDING PERMITS Among the recent building permits issued have been the following: Mrs. Geo. Rowo, dwelling, A. Euston, harness shop, Round St.. Mrs. Seaman, store, Round St.. Wilson, Me.sser. Co., blacksmith aliujj, Ford St., iir75. Knrie Ncgrey, dwelling North Ward. Wm. Oliver, sash and door factory. C. F. P. Conybearo, addition to of- fice. Round St.. S2.700. Buchanan, dwelling, Duffcrin, H. V. Croploy dwelling, ;