Lightning struek the house of Wm. Looker, 1941 Geddes avenue, Friday a1 about nooii. The bolt struck the' norbheast corner of the roof. tearlng off the shingl-ea and throwlng them a distance of i'cmr or live rods, scatteringj them over the lawn in all directions. ' The roof boards were ripped off for j some distance and the clap boards were loosened. Other tlian this no daniage was done. The family were seated in the room directly under the spot struck, but no one feit any shock. It was a foutunate escape f rom ñarm for the family, who feel very thankful that they escaped without more serious damage tlian that done to the roof.