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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ,DECEMBER 17, 1920 rHB IJBTHBR1DGF DAILY HEKALD KNOW SOUTHERN ALBERIA--THE HERALD COMMUNITY SECTION A Mining Town of Pep and Progress "In the Heart ofAlberta-sCoal Belt Large Payroll Live Business Houses Contented Populace I ALBERTA'S COAL INDUSTRY REVOLUTIONIZED BY NEW METHOD OF CLEANING STOVE COAL North American Collieries at Coalhurst Into Eut- ern Manitoba Market with Product Which American Hard Machine- Bone and Slate from Finer Coalt Giving Them Fine Commer- cial Now Installing Similar Ma- Mean to Coal Industry. Alberta's coal Industry has been iSllently revolutionized during the 'past six months. The': revolution has resulted (already in securing of the niarket'ih that part of Winnipeg .wholly -controlled by 'American-coal, .white even .North- ern Ontario'Is now burning Al- berts coal. '.To-the. North American Collier- ies, Limited, of Coslhurst, 'and 'Superintendent D. H. Qulglcy be- long the credit for this achieve which his been brought noout.oy the installation in the company's trig mine of a new ma- chine fyr the screening of stove -This hew "method of treating coal resulted jn the company being 'able to place en the Manitoba market a product which appeals to former Pennsylvania hard coal for Ins' rcacon that, being very similar In s4ze to the" prcductt can fee used tn hard coal rMiiges ana furnaces without any expense In changing equipment Stove Coal Now Cleaned Hsretofore vhjtt store coal was pro- bv Alberta mines either to-lit; Traate dump or it was put on (ie market without being cleaned. It full p[ rock and slate a ad gener- ally months Superlntendeat Qnigley installed come special equipment, the flnt ever, installed in: Western Canada, a spiral separator, which by lentrUueal motion and friction iiit of tho small store coal the lumps >f Elate'aud root and other foreign substance. Will Clean Pu Coal Too la.the North American Collieries tut eaouch to -de-1 nuid The cleaned store cial MCen great not paying freight on; bone and flite, and the coal, which pndiicea c mlnl- mtun ol can be burned in the ordinary hard .coal furn- aces. Cut Out "Our aim is to'cu't the waste out of coal productlo'n,'away with-the enormous' mounds of "waste about tha mines 'hope put everything on the market the''bone and slate, and fine dist. We are on a fair way this in'spite of the belief of mining klu'.that, bono and slate could not be tiKe'n out ot store and pea coa! One welt known The ne.w-macb.lne was installed in {mining expert visited the he tipple of.the mine about sit nontha ago. Since that date it has leen given'a'thorough trial au-i the reports from agents are very satisfact- ory. In fact, the resu'ts splendid that Sir. Quigley is now mat Bg arraugemenU'for another separat or'to be used on tbe fine He s'suro it will that taV. ng out the slate and fine dust irt' the pea coil, practically all of which now goes en the dump, the con panVlwill be able to a pro- aucj. whose burning Qualities'will ap- atrODglr. to users of steam coul, such as power houses and factories Selllrg at Port Arthur 'TVe zre making an aggressive sell ng campaign with the new stove declared Mr. Quigley to the Herald, "and it .is bearing results We are breaking into tbe American coal mark- et in. Manitoba. A year ago we we're piling nut coal on tue.dump, unable to get rid of It. Today we are selling it in eastern Manitoba and in are jven placed it in Port Arthur and'Thunder Bay in Ontario. We are getting repeat orders regularly, and cannot produce other day to see our new separator at work '11 don't he declared, and went away. Two days later'he came back and looked at It again. It won't he said it d6es' It was hard, to-convince' the results proved it CTha machine wo are using is now'in fields in the Bnifedi state's where we got the idea.' -Jy. use in hard coal .That: is Mimtobtns Mr. that the is going begin to demand the clean- ed (tore coal in place of the largo lumps whlci always been de heretofore. It' is much better For stove use and really bams better In furnaces. 'And in iritb. American hard coil at its present fig- ure. Alberta stove coal's heat produc- ing' power is so nearly as great tbat it effects a great saving in price over the, American, product. That Is why the Manitoba market is within reach, ot coal, provided oar coal is the new method. Other Mlnct Instal Machine T'le Herald tindenlands that No. S mii.e ot the 'Gait Collieries is ia- lllng oao of the Spiral Separators, all .three collieries of the No'rtb, Collieries at Coalhufst, Drumheller and in the Edmonton field, tra also installing ihem. The North American Collieries at Coalhurst, IB the Lethhrltige field, duce Imperial vCoal and it is sofd through the CJoal Sellers Ltd wltb offices in Calgary, Winnipeg, Brandon, Begins and Saskatoon. COALHURST MINERS PRODUCE TONS IN ONE WEEK Anything of labor dlssatis- faction evident in 'Coilhiirst'mining camp, ia that 'BO meetings have been held duing week, tbe miners all busy wiili their work. ".Tlife-iireek'ending last Saturday lHoVed an output of coal from Xorth-American Collieries of tons and pounds, miners cmployod. COALHURST THRIVING MINING TOWN OF WITH MODERN iPROVEMENTSANDllTILinES HOCKEY TO BOOM AT COALHURST Hockey, will boom In Coalhurst this winter. The open air rink is being flooded and will be in excellent condition following a good, heat) frost Coaltmrst fans are boasting thai they can trim anything in Leth.- bridge and are hankering for a chance to 'display their They are entered in the league The Coalhurst Amateur Athletic Auociation ie a lire organization which fosters all the winter and sum mej sports of'the camp. K. A TVest Is president, D Sibon Tice-piesident and J. R Barco secretary In summer the C A 4.A. is Etrocg for .baseball and lentils, but, they, do not'o et f old enough to' espouse- {jolt. TBey also feo' in strong for foot- ball, and bare a crack aggregation, la winter, hockey is tie big game. This year the chasers of the eluslre jack will be In speedy company. Somo good however; will bo on the ice for Coalhurst, including several' new-meat Furlong, John, rlajpy and Jack Macleod and Burton l-also be ia the; game. PERCIVAL'SSPOTCASHGROCERY COALHURST, ALBERTA We Specialize in Groceries OUR GOODS ARE ONLY .THE BEST WE HAVE MOIR'SCHOCOLATES FOR XMAS i Many Nice Gift Boxes POTATOES Just in, a carload of hand-picked potatoes tit per 100 Ibs., delivered BUY AfpERClVAL'S WE ARE COALHURSTS PIONEER GROCERIES, DRY GOODS, BOOTS SHOES NOTIONS, CROCKERY Many Nice Articles on Display Suitable for Chrijt- mas OUR PRICES ARE SET TO MEET ALL COMPETITION F. MCDONALD GENERAL MERCHANT COALHURST ALBERTA Built Around North, Ameri- cart CplHenet Fine School a' 'Feature Coalhurst Is a mining town of'3239 population, lying about njne miles northwest of Lethbndge and grouped around the North The Tillage Is owned'by the corporation, it with an abundant supply "of pure, sparkling water, electric lights and'sanitary fa- cilities Although less'than tenVeirs old, Coalhnrat is a thming, progres- she tillage that A McDermltt, appointed by the department of muntatouVn'lfnlra, is the chief magistrate of tbe village. The police control of the rillage'is in the hands of the A. P. P., Const. Me- IVllluras being stationed !here The miners a thrifty, Industrio'uB: class of people. Iha population Is cqsmtipol- ilah to a marked extent. On the street one imagines that he Is in some {own of the interior ot Europe ''almost There a preponderance'of Eagllsh and Scotch people, however, so that the popnlation has a strong ABglo Sas on ballast. Has Fine School Coilhurst has a good, school, which was recently a: cost of The old school by Ore last February. One hundred and sixty-eight children are enrolled, and about 17 beginners will start next January. Tho staff of the school ie an efficient one, the work most gratifying in .view of tho handi- caps nbdor which tho teachers work Gcorgo holds a'Srst class professional certificate', fa "principal, and associated-with him -arb'-MIss Soby, Miss Munroe and Mfss McKen- zle. The equipment of1 ths aohool (s modern, and the splendid lighting fa- cllitles, provided by n'umerons wind- ows, is a noticeable and sdranUgeoua feature of thei Thas. Stnhbs, of was tha con- tractor, HIck-Sehl Hardware company, of the same city, did tho heating, and J. H. Turner, engineer-for the North American Collieries, was "the archi- tect. It is an attractive, Benriceable building In every reaped, although already it is not large enough to pro; orly accommodate tho children. A church stands in the centre of residence district, and functions as an of the community. A lire Sunday School and Ladles' Aid contribute to the spiritual and social ife of the Ullage. -The the only fraternal s lure Judges ef this order n the trovince Seventy men belong ;o the lodge. A new building is being erected at a cost ot It'is.ex- pected thst ii vriu be ready for the grand opening banquet and dance for New Tears eve The work is being rushed all possible apes 1 In this building will be prtTided every facil ity for tho satisfying of the social needs of the memfars pool tables, checftr boards, reading room and dance hall. Provisions are also being mado for the installation of a motion picture i lachlne COALHURST MEAT MARKET D. SORBORA Proprietor Fresh and Cured Butter, Lard, Etc. Place Your Order Now for Your XMASTDRKEY HOCKEY CHALLEUGE Ing'to get games with speedy outside' teams! If you care to "tha boys of the pit" just write J. R. Bart house, Coalhurst, Alta and ha will do tho rest Barkhouse is secretary of the club this jear. And, boys, he's a live 0 1 T -y Coalhurtt Neyvs will be found on page Spend a Pleasant Evening at- Parlor "Happy" will be there to give you a.classy hair trim or a re- freshing shave. COALHURST ALBERTA STANDARD BAltfK- HAS 'FINE HOME. COALHURST Standard Bsnk is the only fin- ancial house -In Cdalhurst. This-ba'ik d6es a flourishing buslnesB. sav- ings departnient is used by the miners, who rtre making for tho depositing of their surplus cash; li. G. Thomas, one of the successful young I bankers in the serrice ot this j house, is in chArfo o( (hs branch as manager. The new bank building, a Handsome brick structure, iB'pniclically fliiiihed. Tho contrndors are only waiting (or some ot the interior fixtures... The for flu Cbalhurat-braiich I will tost Joe Bublick GENERAL MERCHANT COALHURST ALBERTA "the Square Deal Store' BOOTS, SHOES, DRY, GOODS, LINOLEUMS MINERS' SUPPLIES "kWE TREAT you RIGHT" Your Best Friend about the future? Are you preparing far It? Are'you saving and thus laying the founda- tion for an independent old afe free from worries? A savings account is your best friend; if the foreseen happens you are prepared and when your earning power is gone it protects you. Start to save now. .GeneralBanlung Business Transacted, "j Savings Bank Department t Drafts and Money Orders Issued to All Points THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA Head Office TORONTO L.'G. Thomas, Manager Coalhurst Branch Fancy Stationery Ladies' Purses Tobacco Pouches Silverware. Chinaware Water Set Carving Sets French Ivory and Ebony Toilet SeU in Latest Electric Reading Lamps Etc, A Large Stock of Toys, Dolls and Books for the Children. Xmas Decorations and Xmas of All Kinds. McDERMOTT'S COALHURST ALBERTA 'lamnan ;