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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta J. v .1 5S The Lethbridge Dally Herald Volume IV. PAGES. Lethbridge. Saturday, January 7, 1911. Number A LOCAL COMPANY GETS ATTEMPT Prominent Family in sace-Lidraihe Is Driven Out AI- Had Large IrbhWbrky arid Employed Thousands x MCLAREN'S MILL DANGER FIRE Frank, Alta., Ljiren's; Mill, near v. was burned at 3V turn. tpday.'-.'_ The mill itself was eridanfer-y ed, .but- -TE5 finally, saved.- SUDDEN DEATH OF Wrri. a Redd Avas; Prohii- nent of the Town Jan, V-'Wr; dations ilS J to the Herald) Winnipeg, 'y Jan.. .Whyie, vice-president of the C, P. R., it leav- ing for to to the board of directors the requirements of the in; Canada this year, and the Winnipeg Free Press leii'. Raymond, died hereVvery-Suddenly yes j 'jf" I tet'day morning of i A the'licart; A doctor: pfjMeri U eriin, Jan. despatch '-intlmatei that one mil- Non.dollars .will for the Leth- and that it; is conetfuction commence from the end year. J.-C. new -chief engin- eer for the- company! js accompanying Mr. Wh'yte to take up the duties of his off ice'in Montreal.' Vv Mr. a I recommend the; construction of a" tine from. Jaw sputhwest on the Jirii. The .6ut: look' branch will; be extended and'the line from Moose Jaw to'Edmonton' by way of La'comb'e, wiM be completed during present year' GENERAL BOOTH; vjv COMING TO ;fcANADA London, Jan. 'mi- Booth, general; aud coin- 'raanderin-chief pi" the flori. Army, mi visit to ironworks in.; and and been ex-; where pelled 'from! JIUBtCSb 1U- iilL IHft not presumably they j identified with .to alleged anti-Cerman ucat.ionai and church 'interests-of" the agitation, ot, the- nameiwas prbmiricnt an. old and- prominent i'aniily. hiehtioncd1 connection wit h'-rf_the -One" of is, a i .cpnstitu; _ a family-ranging-' in f his loss.. He; was of''age.' Tlie- whole counsel of CAUGHT j an, .a' chase of. sev- robbery, shot: and Patrolman I attend. were" captured t at. Isaac ro losging .18 miles. north of-here, by police.', FINANCIER 'SHOT Uaney, Kan., Jan i U. iy, president-1 of "the -of. head 6t oil" co'mpanies, was shot" and 'killed'; in'.'the' Palace Ho- by. A.' L. Trusk'fet, "a "p'rJumieii I; b'us- in'cHs man.bE "'.'i'he shooting was the brer oil leases .the trustee 'surrendered. '-1" to [.the matches, pipe ;and tobacco were were examined, but nothihp; new- developed. P. Blaifmorey was called, but not tonight Kly of .the ..council.in. .jtxcluding sentatiyes .of. theitityxpf raittee public movej. mojementr, reyersi ng'the: bici .for past 1 j" (Company _' iMSi FINED .f I- -1' li nnm n MEN OF .THE'GROUND Jan. nine'rs.. badly burned -and fifty otners narroTrly.. escaped death when an explosion occurred iu the-big Hill mine at .county. The big triple compartment. shaft, sunk and timbered; by, Contractor ..W. H. Hyde, of the Leth- bridge Collierlea Co., northwest of the city, close to Kipp, was 'completed a i rv lamp along. :be forced "towards the.face he :found'a 'dead'-nun .-the him man back _ back Strachan- came hear was. found-' byvjiis snoring, a were further ;was ddinp; 'A man-named McTusky- had a half-hputrhelmet- and the''men Carried Air. the'after-damp his out too gone use 'of ,helraets: above. John L. Evcgall was -the last 1-iorty-iiYe air chute closed and remain- side: He swas m the mine, from the day 'and told "-how-the the-.front-until the 'men be had tie evening .until al- last'b'odv, that of John :PVfr; re turned-with -brattice cloth ter daylight m the morning.' brought "out of the'same chute irom..and thcn. Degiin by, dividing his. men whence the three .'.with the matches ot tour to erect- tempor- were, found on Monday. Mine Manager' s E vide nee The .event ot: the day "was the stpryx ary. stoppings, thus carrying the air as they., advanced. This Had.Not.Been Through .Mine-. .large portion '.of.his.-evidence', from' here.onr'w'as P .v .'given1 b'y-others, as-regards to the helped; and after the.- attcr-dainp: of the other, bodies v_ back away from The men were "blown far down in the! day or two ago, the seam of coal, six Bliart clear above the surface. Sfo far fed. thicK, as indicated by the prelJm- as has killed. been heard none have been CANADA'S MENUE KEEPS INCREASING inary'borings, was struck at a depth _ -.._ -------J _ Powell" stated to Mackie -that be had Of the Belle- .ther...had R0t as far -as .chute eighty hdd char'ge.oi the mine-from the first vue the first ot saw Jights ana heard the nir lo ;thc: anti" aside, from. in for tn atibn received from. o thers "and vue mine-iiom tne urst 01 uecemoer j n to the time pf the explosion on the flowing off. ninth- :th' his residence, the'house. of the manager, and was at the hiirie mouth In a very, few minutes; a little" seven saw Fraser and told him to go fan _.Found Twenty-One Men Going, to the place :where .the at had "not made examination of workings'. 'He had was. he found twen'tj'-bne men :edne through "a" portion "and was at lying about the pipe. ;This was at the workings near thesface, but had 'raser j: eighty-four He then, .not seen all the" workings; not havicg house, i organized his men into squads of four; harf time to do'so. 'He would call of four hundred and seventy-five feet.land lceeP it taking no dragged these twenty-one .men oiitr the mine fiery mine from anyone except himself.'; Leavin-- the lamp man -at. hi'. went directly into the Johi Anderson and Frank Lewis went wit it him. They met three men cominR but did not stop. He heard men talk: one of the helmets but Strachan" said "story of "the expIosFon and what oc- ing in the-vicinity of forty-five; .chute f had better have men who were curred'after is perhaps .the most au A cross-cut is now being put through between the big shalt and the smaller one, just to the north it, which has also been completed." Tae seam where struck by the Leth- bridge Collieries' shaft is about eightj' Ottawa, .Jan.' financial state ment'shows the total revenue for De- cember of. an increase of with Decem- ber, 1309.- The receipts for the nine months' period were increase, of lure month' was increase-of For the nine nine months'.period the expenditure lee t deeper than at the No. ot the I.; "and about deeper than at the Diamond and Roy- al mines. to a place of They were all. He had-not-scon: evidences of blow dead.. He went on putting in pings ami was at eighty-six chutr, -roof rock in this mine- when Bob Strachan arrived with two fljnt sandstone and; -'would Draeger helmets. .He asked.to" have' stop-'outs as-occurring in-some mines.-The produce snarks hv G shaft them out. Behind the c nn fpflt ncar fiftr-five they found three Aldcrson. ISO .-..._., another who, was .bleed Strachan. cars i experienced with them wear of Hosmer, them with- Malaga, Spain, was prcjbably an attempt upon the; life, of occurred during brier Tiiit here on Thursday, throw- ing the attendants and a people Into a. panic.- The fac: generally known day. The King, accompanied byTrem far Canalejos, General Tapa'r, minister ot war, and Arias Miranda, nmister ol marine, bad arrived here from Ma arid, en route to -Miinia.for. a.week'i stay in the vicinity of a Spanish to'wn" in Morrocco. At itatlon hai ilajesty was acclaimed by: great throngs that Joyously followed tlie'car- and; a" BAD STOflM A 'trretna, has' b een: Qii'; try on both sideg "of but "which has at.-last-spent .Tne_. 40 below, v Three cattle' are mlislnf from th Allir; damage- been done to. -buIMtiifi and wlndninia; ing, :but left and kept on "going Using Dracger Helmets Powell remained at that thcntic and accurate that has told and certainly reflects no dis- credit "upon the narrator. He wentf to the. front and- remained till-his work was-finished, as'far as'human The .seam is also consid-i there was no he. ________________ __ _____ erably wider than at the latter mines. {.thought others further in. would: be gave Strachan charge of the advance aid could finish so Kruesome a task. I'he Lethbridge, Collieries Co. Is thc{ needing help more than He and instructed him how-to reach the before he was overcome had to an increase of The public debt shows a de- crease pi on' the month, but it than in Decem- ber, 1909; CONTRApl TO SUE CLARE5HOLM trolled by interests generally reput- ed to be allied to the' Grand Trunk Pacific, which are also developing large coal areas wast pf Pincber Creek and in the Yellowhead country- It is reported on good, although un- confirmed authority, that W. J. Hyde, wbo put down the Lethbridge Collier- ies shalt, bas been given the contract for a large sbart for a. somewhat mys- terious company controlling large areas west of Kipp, and who, for the Clarcsholra, The last meet- inr of the 1910 council developed some interesting facts regarding the works system. It would appear the pipts are badly .leaking, owins, cvcrv one thinks, to the fact that they not swelled before being laid. At any rate, there is a loss of about, 250 to 306 barrels of water between the creek and town. The contractor. Mr. has 'aiout J5.000 still him, hut his contract calls for a 'complete and unleaky system, so the. council refuse to paf until the system .is put in shape or tested and found to -be water tight. Although Mr. Breckenridbe threatens suit cil.are aoi alarmed the after-damp was very jjut by Pjuggetl the leak in the air pipe stooping very low and holding r his eighty-four, so that more air could o'clock. by his comrades. Aftor a as to further procedure eluded. the coroner adjourned at (lip bearinc to Monday morninR at ten riage in.which he drove with "the or to the palace of eral. Arriving at the palace tne KJag stepped dpwn from ttie ng for a moment, he "again edged the applause and then entered the palace. As the door closed, behind blm an explosion in the crowd outside ENGLISHMEN NOT MUCH INTERESTED London, Jan. project oi re- viving negotiations for a general A.n- last year, have been slr.fcing a nuniDerj plo-American arbitration treaty iip-. ot test poles. on the subject of which President Taft is'sounding the senate commitice oh i foreign relations, attracts compara- tivcly little interest hcie. Pew of i the newspapers express any opinion oa ;the matter. Undoubtedly'the British government would moot States half way. The Liberal party is par- ticularly favorable to such an ar- YOUNC HIGHWAYMEN SHOOT MOTORMAN Dayton, O., an. neatly dressed young men, wearing masks, boarded a street car tonight, palled the trolley from the wire, and grap- pled with the conductor. His motor- man, Hollis, hurried to his plan and English statesmen are One of the highwaymen fired twice at' not anxious for a. repetition of cxpen- A REPORT NOT TRUE ._ London papers :o con- tain official denjrtls of U o if- X -port that tne an interesting domestic ev- ent to occur this year. rangement. The general feeling is, however, that the senate may block tne motorman, one shot entering his left forearm, tae other striking him In- the forehead, making a deep acelp wound. The men robbed the conduct- or of a dollar's worth of street car tKMu aod aome stMll cbanfe, cncc with Hay-Pauncefotc treaty. CARTOONIST SUICIDED Montreal, Jan. Ryan, the newspaper artist cartoonist, comuiitt- od ittJcltfe. last night by NIAGARA FALLS IS RUNNING DRY Niagara Falls, Jan. icf, jam in the upper rapids above thu falls promises to duplicate Ihe condi- tion of two years ago when the erican Falls ran dry for a week. The jam is holding solid and the cataract is'now dry tor hundred feet-in tho centre. The gorge belew falls is ckoted with ice. GOVERNMENTS BUY- ING AT THE PEG Winnipeg, Jan. 7.It- is rumored that the Dominion government will short- ly purchase the abandoned amusement park oi Winnipeg formerly known as "HaPpyland" the ground to be used for a new drill hall and parade grounds. .The block contains about 3fli acres and is valued at S700.000. There is also a rumor, that the pro- vincial governnient has secured l present ground occupied by the drill hall and barracks for the proposed new government buildings, the pur- chase price "named being a million acd a quarter., v ALOCOMOTTYE rowned the and acd stampeded before.-the alized Just wnat happened, gcndameai i closed in about spot froM which the report was iiuBd taat two persons had. teen in- jnrd, but no other. official account of says tBat It wts unimportant. A'ci Ulan dropped pi'stbr enclosed" ia'': a box. No further details public. Yesterday and his party boarded the royal. yacht Giraida, and proceeded to Mi.lUIa.' The yacat wais convoyed by wsrshipi. JUSTICE BISHOP SANS PAPERS Grenoble, Spain, .Tan. Bishop of Grenoble has issued a decree for- bidding tne reading of the two local newspapers on the ground that they are bostsie to tie "Catholic ckurch. .s-Vtc-.Y WAI NEARLY ASPHYXIATED Winnipeg, Jan. 'Justice Met- calf and other of 3iTRtver avenue, bad a narrow from death by asphyxiation yesterday morn Ing, from coal gas escaping the furnace while the occupants were as- leep. Judge Metcalf, was awakened by a chokiog atmosphere, and found the housekeeper unconscious, and George Powers and Rex King in a precarious condition. He succeeded sa calling help, but will be up several days Jan. -7.-7-The Rail-.Vi way .today made, a unique p reseat I in its oldest Point pf "service, when- locomotive' .to Alwfander'- his. 68th Birthday.. .The engine .-.it'.-the one'- every baultnf tHe fast tr.-ain from Youagstown. Mr. the. trnptoy oi the Erie serving six months'as engine is to be nil .personal propertf as long as he regains with-the coni- r and will'bs ustH sy BO other en-. j FATAL FIRE IN I CffiNATOW Nefr York, Jan. pcrsoes are believed to have perished iodar in a fire which destroyed "The House .of' Five a five storey lodR- ing house in Chinatown. Two bodies" have been recovered and firemen.; whn explored the ruins say that four more, are still in the ruins. The building in such an unsafe condition that Chief CroJrer ordered the search until tcTnorrow. The two bodiesfte-t covered are said to be those of lives of Tom Lee, Chinatown." The last fireman1 Icavr the bTJilding said the other four seen was-that ;