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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta January Chrysanthemums Carnations Hyacinths Narcissus Etc., etc., at the Henderson Park Greenhouses Phone 1003 P. O. Box 1436 Funeral Designs on Short Notice GAS EXPERT'S VERY LUCID EVIDENCE (Continued from front NOTHING DID HIM GOOD Phone The City Bakery For a trial order if you are not a regular cus- tomer. 'The matter of eating is .worth your investigaLt- The City Bakery Beside Fire Hall SINGLE TAX MAKES BUILDINGS GO UP Result in Edmonton-Less Vacant Property-It is Returning, to UM disaster of the 9th of. December, Mr. Ashworth said that he vi'io Michel, where he was staying that night, and requested t0 join the relief party from Fernie which had arrived w th the Drager apparatus in re- sponse to a call from Mlevue. He at once jqined the party and reached the mine about.three a.m. The party with the Draeger aPPai'a-' tus went at once into the mine, he and Inspector Heathcote remaining oatside. He found the outside doors undamaged. A little later he, with Heathcote and went inside the mine as chuie 54 and found the damage -at that point about the as he had found it on the former oc- casion. Reverting again to .the 31st of October, he said- it had been under- stood that' Pit Boss Emerson was to have made t record of the condition of'the'mine after that accident, but! it seemed had not done so, but be had seat two of dust taktn from inside of 56 and 86 This dust is called coke dust and when he. had it placed under the miscroscope it had shown slight cole- ing by which it was judped, the m'tin Completely Cured Of Constipation By Fruit HAKDWICKI, K.B. JAN. lyth. 1910. "Chronic Constipation was the complaint I suffered with for years, and my general health was miserable as a result of disease. I was treated by physicians without the slightest btnefit, and I tried all kinds of pills but nothing did me anr good. I taw letter written by our Sen- ator, Hon. John Costigaii, in favor of Fruit-a-tivea" so I tried it The marvellous, and now I am entirely Well from. the CJironic Cons- tipation from -which I suffered for many years. My general health is once more excellent, thanks to Fruit-a-tives." A. G. WIUJSTON. "Fruit-a-tives" is the only medicine in the world that will, can and does cure Fruit-a- rescued by rushes for them. did. that these men were suffering, from after, damp, the men who went ij{ after them were suf fering from carbon-mbnoxido. IIL answer to-f a- question by Mr. Campbell, he stated, that ho did "not think the 'gas niehtioued'by Cardello and Bpyey had anything to do with the He, was -confident it was-dUe tbr'Hhe rock. -If there had been gas present there the rock fall would have set it off; but he'was confident that it was not a gas ex- plosion. -The men in the Draeger hel- mets were brought down by carbon- while the men at 124 were injured by fire damp set in motion by some.small fall of rock. Jii answer to Coroner Pinkney, Mr. Ashworth again stated positively that He was of the opinion that the cause, of the accident was a fall ot rock. The presence of the dry patch Of dust ontop of the mud on the end of the. motor, mentioned before, made it clear that it was lodged there after thc mud had been blown against the car. The heat at 52 chute was caused by lack of outlet and the dust and air forced against it- by the rock [all Not Profitable (feature being that they were cinders. tiyes" is the only medicine that acts was the cause, of heat at thatpoint rtn li l4 ij i but he could not explain the presence of heat at 82 .chute. To Mr. Mackie, Mr. Ashworth ex- plained that the suddenness and cx- on the if made of fruit and tonics and core Constipation, Bilious- ness, Torpid Liver and all diseases of digestion. 500. a box, 6 for 12.50, trial sixe, 25C. At dealers or sent on receipt Ottawa. chutes 27, 45 and 81. The gas re- At 54 chute there was a large quan-.' Ported by Cardelle and Bovcy might ttty of water which had been backed bave been ig'ul He did not think. Edmonton, Jan. 17. tax principles are already, even" iu, the modified form they are applied here, applied here, having a good effect.'It is not so profitable "as it former- ly was to allow property, assessed at a frontage or more, to be .given over'to'shacks and the cheap frame dwellings. Frontage assess- ment on the 'avenue varies from to 5250 a foot. Its actual market 'value is much greater, and last week a lot on the northwest corner of Na- ft i there by Livett. No doubt the dust mayo and Boyle, Jive blocks nor h of Jasper avenue- sola tor1 536-1 a foot, j j i ana need not be repeated or for a So-loot lot. As it is j by Fruit-a4iTes Limited, tcnt of a Cave would, cause gas if it were, present was. dust about with which it would he" ming- led. He thought there was fire damp in-the main .-gangway, at. 124 chute and i gas'-at 82 might-have beer, up by the cave of rocks, coal acrt matches found; upon the bodies of a waU ot mist- The fire at 12-i other he and Heathcote thc men in 5? chute had anything to nare been exuded during thc did not go through" it. do with the setting oil of the mine. which liad elapsed after the rock A remarkable thing was not ced at 45 chute, where he. saw the inner end of.the which was standing at jinto the end of the fifth cross-pitch air at "C chute to been, very Rrrat.'V It was estimated that air under such pressure travelled at from Seventy-six chute was the centfe of fal1' the greatest.force, ;ami :the air driven would "estimate the speed.of the that place was cohered with a coat of soft mud to the thickness of two inch .made it the Place of Greatest Danger was a .This was because of'the narrow space 12'to per minute and m es, in the middle of which patch of dry. dust. Mr. Ashwortn's description of thejttis explains tlie conditions found xvould Dc "carer the maximum. Tin; j into which" the current was forced and instance thought the speed the" practice, in to assess real property >at- its real value, it will pit BOM Andecson> 01" detonation being carefully affected by- heat as was shown studicd. he told Mr. Mackfe that the. by samples compared with those .of neat in the cross pitch mentioned was _ the October outburst. His expert's to have exploded fire damp. {with Manager Powell, Chief [nspector report of' the analysis of those sam- ReferrinS to an explosion in a "mine agan here. .ifc- Q f AIL BUSY Keep Up the Pace for a Few Days More-Yoii Can Catch Up on Sleep After the Contest Closes-- r Post Up on the Closing Rules Published Today Only four more, working days after today. Candidates know this and are not losing a minute. It will be well to remember that this is tion content, and that''work alone will win the prizes. The Herald' means to bo fair with the -candidates and asks that the candidates do their part extreme care should be taken as to the marking of old and new subscrip- tions. Of course, all names turned in must necesearilv pass inspection. and candidates..can', materially assist tlie contesf "force, liy-, 'using marking the subscriptions properly.: Kvery subscription; when received, is entered in a special contests book! and the name of-the .siibscritfer: in- dexed. These books, are of the contest, and- contest doses candidates packages, bring them to the; rice, and place them in the locked bal- lot box. These packages will not kti opened until the following '.evening, when, under the supervision of "the contest committee -of representathV business, men, the final count -wills be- -In order to give the- im Plan has been adopted: following' Kemitumces of votes and''Bubecrip> tions from the outside' dis'trict'-will included in the final. count jt made, be- lore 10 o'clock is; placed in the contest department I '1'- o'clock.1'- to the closing hour. Mondaj'. should Breach li tlie contest brfice 'Tuesday inVtln. courilech received Tuesday .will by 'anyone 'until' theu and t.b.elr friends may Inspect-this for the; The Heraltt'e great voting'-contest will close next Monday night" at 10 O'ClOCk., The contest office in the _____ Building will remain.' open, until that time to receive subscriptions. candidates in the office at that-ho'ur votes and will be waited on in turn, but Wepce tiiuf the v ill be admitted after that" were started by msuPoVrnktle'd" piior immediately after, close" of the'10 o'clock'on Moi 'anyone until Judges and supervise the O ut-br-to con testant .an d 'iutiscrib ers shall furnish upoii- thi; pa'cJrases i 'of contest, (after, all the .certificates have induce tne no'stmastbr or issued on the to-write upon the lot box containing the certificates o! ail tlie candidates, will -be taken to a bank, (name given'later) and'placed the letter or 'package: "This parcel was posted berpre 10 o'clock Monday, January 23." which statement should in.a vault. The ballot not be be signed by..the parties mentioned contest'office until Candidates. If .they are wise, will, not. S o clock. the houriput off to the last clay returning.their !JL--sevn .that a very large increase in 'the Assessment of Nairayo property is due thc roll comes .j up for revision in the- early spring. 'The" programme of building con- struction :on 'Nahiayo .avenue is al- ready' a large one.- In the immediate showed very little volatile mat- South -Wales, he -stated that upon as n tQ ileftthcotfe and Thomas stocketl ter present and ..indicated that thcr- the avenue I r rf the Hosmer; mine had. bcen Ifl00 degress of heat W the the upPer side for the purpose of making a partial Examtnatipn of the Interior THREE. DEAD IN. RAISED SUBMARIN Jan. j The party went up 78 chute pfospect.rbf already under way, are as 7S undertakings .which will increase by 'IOUnd thafc vcrr the value of the avenue "'I buildings south of the. tracks, while.. _ property owners are coa j aoout ie gangway where rooms were wide, the men wero ent; otherwise the coal in the vicin- to. walk out after an.e.xplo- Ity would have been coked.. sion, while those who were working; ind caving had pKSenCe of the', fall oi rock samples Statin3 that carbon-monoxide and gas .j other gases could have been generated but Was Bearing these things in mind ho dii Ott the tower in narrow rooms not think there had been a gas explo- werc a11 Before examination sion in the He explained theVhe had' Bought .that the rock fall have revealed evidences of a from the of'the thBre-had been an un la of which ho had mentioned. He of substantial j did .not think that more than .2 of KPll (ip'-n-nnv1 Ion 1U ticu.uuii ui jan. j climbrf up 5'2 chnte bv means nf of raton" the German v structures, but are not in a position j J- means ot a 01 raising tue berman. sugmanne b-3 rone. nine- Hnef sank at the' bottom'of .the haf-ras yet'.to announce their plans. In yesterday, was completed early instance they will provide for toaay. Three.men who nad reinain-1 th'c construction of business blocks of ed. In tlie vessel during tne. night were found dead.in the towur. commander.-was one of .ttem. The P. E. BISHOP DEAD spriagriein, .Mass., ow-Alex H. Vinton of the Protestant episcopal diocese of Western Massa- chusetts, died soon after midnight following ah' illness of a "week witi. phciimbhia and bronchitis. the "most modern1 type. "Last "vear's" increase in the assess- one per cent. of. monoxide-was preV at the foot of the fall, that there was none, of gas been much more cvi- of heat at the base of the fall, stated that the percussion theory menVoNcity property, which relieved I p'ops> the .centre gangway. the merchants city of a large proportion ot the burden of floor space taxation, fell heavily upon the' owners or .properties on Namayo avenue. which have, not been put to a repro- ductive- lisc. Speculative holders of real estate who have .been content to Arrested Cougns A cough or cold is arrested at finrp hv MATBIEU'S SYRUP e! Tar and Cod Liver Oil It not only relieves instantly; it cures thc trouble, and puts the system in better shape to resist future attacks. The most suc- Couga Remedy in Ca- nada is Mathien's Syrup. Large bottle 35 cents, from all dealers. Sherhr ortc. keep their holdings for a "se In find that it does not pa'y to leave such property unproductive. "An instance of the manner in which rope, he remaining behind. Dust tak- -t -u en from the Oi the ent iiv thc encountered by j but had. been disputed where the bodies of the men taken Oui I Jh" mf tht'minC' u ?T- of that had -been found the bufc had heard .that he-had.menboned as occurring at Matson, who was near the face of the Mt- mine. mine, had said- that.he felt a knock-1 Hc nad not advanced this theory to of. his head. This was very in- before and made no re- teresting and he would like to have after the accident oi the man. The others were all thc 3lst of October, but Mr. Coult- dust had been taken from the inside teken ther was evidence oi heat or fire and he had failed to flnd evidenc- es of fire in tte main gangway. HR had not seen the bodies of the men j who were reported to have been right to think. bad" lost tte He did not think that'death in some t. wr uccii j _ hurnt, but the description riven of Was entirclr due carbon-mon- K bod-es by those who had found them. showed that they had not >ecn bnrnt by gas flames as in that case traces who had ad.told him he was taking pre- cautions against a repetition oi that disaster. of singing of hair and would have seen, and he understood the application of single 'tax princi- ples even' in Iheir present modified form is affecting the holders of prop- Would indicate the.absence of erties other than those upon which i dtmP The conditions found of an inch upon the flame in his "when ha that this had in ,to thc face the ____________ _ __ hare occurred worked out places. Caving to the surtace would depend entirely upon Stopping Disaster! i'o Mr. 'Campbell-he stated that the tfellevue mines bad been worked mines or the Pass. There were many different theories advanced as 10 pre- was ventlon of disasters.' He would not recommend the blocking off of revenue-producing buildings are con- at the _of chute showed tha structed was provided, yesterday in a conversation with Mr. McDonald, man ager of the Fraser Lumber company, whose yards are located in ;the secontl block north of Jasper, on the east side of the avenue. Mr. McDonald pointed cut that thc increas0 in thc assessment last year had involved so great an increase in taxes charged against the prqp- erty that he considered.it no trailer desirable to use it for the purpose of ja lumber yard, and the offices and lumbrr piles of the company will soon for Western Cinada FOLEY BROS., LARSON A CO'Y. Winnipeg, -Edmonton. Vancouver and Saskatoon same condition ipon the occasion of the first disaster as did that in the chute whtre the three had been after the last the bodies showing T.O signs of gas Spructon mentioned ,this to Sttachan, who was near the had s.iid that'he had' been in worse places and they went further tne rock cave have been I greater. The ignition point of He thought there was a mixture of 511" was degrees Faharn- tiilcuness of the cover. If there Jiad been a bodj- of gas extending irom G4 chute to 73, the damage done after damp in the passage >-herc the anelt' men sat around the leaking air pipe I 'rilree tflousand degrees F. would Not After Damo i De the heni by a gas es- j plosion. He estimated 11-30 degrees as being the cause of the conditions of samples examined from tt'.is mine. He did not think the cave of the :jlsi ihe one He said tlie Mr. Tuskie had gone in to try man named Fisher had described him the signs of heat at tie bottom of 56 One man's body which showed signs of injury, and who the doctor had said indicated cubon-mra-; 'T u oxide was probably on the' a hollr Dracger t_ik i car at- the bottom of 45 chute and might- have received the force of the shock coming down the chute. An- other body which showed injuries did WM tnat the rdaF Partics not seem to hare died from werc the men and but, be replaced by a store building. It- is also a probability that thc premises of dishing Brothers, te'inay have received block north Of the D. R. Fraser Lura- in the same way >i the oae bsr Co. will be conrerted into stores !j0it deicribed. In 58 chute there was' in thc coming spring, although the of Mr. Ash- firrr.'s plans in regard to this pro- posed conversion, ed final shape. not yet assum- Quality Grocery Apples Grape Fruit Finest eating Florida thin skin, lOc Celery California, fresh and crisp, per Vandenburgh Teeple PHONE 515. Succescors to Crarritfotk Viner SHERLOCK iLOCK. worth cited Mt-. Killner mine in New South and told the jury of i a. mine which WM stand- Ing idle in the oW country, which he had found the roof to "be vrcak and thought it might give way. There were three in the mine. one at the piimp and two in the shaft when n was heard, after which the mine blew up and was found to completely filled with af- ter damp. Thc jury which sat upon the case had rendered a verdict jm> >itif TTbiH the mine was opened up it was found that thc had fallen and were traces of fire in the mine. Within recent- years the air ilast theory had been occupying the atten- tion of many students of Some think the falling of the roof would cause ignition. A combiaatioa the dust from the tin working would an Tne outlete of this mine wtrc kt and reported that none of of Octoher would the able to put the helmets the yth of December. one of them being down. It roof would continue to fall away in small caves. Mr. Mackle stated that of the IT witnesses sworn, not one was able 10 swear to the correctness of the plans before the jury, and in answer to a question as to how the roo' should be supported, he said the dan- ger or safety would dapend upon tr-j SHE WAS SURPRISED Dr Uw Complaint Kri. WranipejrMan., tell' interesting story of rtlirf from altnos: hitotcrable sufieines: "I eaa hardly tell bow jrtat my hart been. Chronii IK-er com- pbint accporpaaied by bfliousness were z wvce of trial to we. Every day effect oi aumcnts. I fat tome mtdi- ciae that should drive thcro of Dr. Mane's Indian Root lie verv first T experienced relief, tlatnnf with them I vputd rny troub- were sJtnrly bet wrely Icavicg that had long sick- ened aad weakened we. So frtut ay Inliia PiUs I faiti ta VOTM'C Md Ki ud keep you Pik cure irw 2oc size and number or pillars left to support it- Alter some questions by Air. Woods as to his opinion as to thc present saiety of the roof, Mr. Mackie object- ed to this kind of evidence to the jury, and asked Air. Ashworth to state whether or not, present condi- tions continuing, the same results would follow in thc future, and Asmvortn answered thst they wouid. SLUM CONDITIONS IN Toronto. Jan. Hastings., meflical health officer, has asked for tne appointment of four women in- spectors to Investigate slum condi- tions in Toronto with a view TO the inauguration by the cify of a syste- matic1 plan for sanitary and hyitenin rtctr.erTnerit of lionifts of ;fce poorer The Board of Control asfced itr details before granting thc re- ror starting the count. yaruuumr bank will "hive" com- plete charge of- the votes of tile, can-, uidates, and no one connected with the contest department or the Herald will have access'to H until it is unlocked -before the recount, Tuesday evening. About five prominent business men will constitute the committee to re- count the votes. Candidates and their friends are in- vited to be present at the recount.' As a further safeguard of secrecy, it Is requested that candidates and their trlends who have votes arid subscrip- tions-.to turn in shall.'seal them' up in subscriptions. The1, contestants have.'a check counting up the last day. Every candidate'-keepa'- track of the votts and subscriptloiisr: turned in. Since the contest got way the votes have been counted.and published three times'each that the. candidates tlienifielves .and.- their friends, as well have known, relative 'standing. NevertheleM; how- ever, to avoid any chance of error, all trie certificates for votes already-count. ed and the votes held in reserve will' be counted over again. A Burroughs adding machine will be used, manipula- ted by an expert. Will Be Added for. Thursday'. Issue of The Herald GRAND PRIZES 5-passenger McLaughlin-Bujck Touring Car. European tour, taklnfl in Coronation of King George, or HOC in Building Lot DISTRICT PRIZES DISTRICT First- -Vacation trip or ..4, DISTRICT Vacation trip or DISTRICTS Vacatiosi trip or ?75; second DISTRICT trip; or ..cy -.J; x At least; one .cf-the grand prlies go "to tnii District No. All iaat part -.of Lethbridge" lying -north ani Third Ave., from First Street to Sixth on 'Foui-ib Ave; 10 SL-, -i-Buth oh' east of the following boundary: south-.on Sixth to Fourth-Ae'., "e Eleventh to city limits. At.Jeast two of .the prizes so to., this, district.': M RS.A.E.H IJ M PH RI ES, Tenth and 2nd Ave. ..'.-.-___.. C AM P 1304 SixtS Ave." V... .V. PROUSEr 53 Argyle Ave. ERNEST St. HAROLD KERR, ;444 Drstrict i'io. thatr'pnri-or- -city 'of lying souta west of the above liouhdary. 'At leak two of tbe prizes go-to this diBtricL MISS MME. E. NORMAN, Av'e. .170.MO AGNES Seventh South MISS LIZZIE Sixth Ave. A. South DIVISION B. At leasi one of the grand prizes go this dlviilon. District No. all towns in Southern Alberta Eastern Bri- tish Columbia, over. population. At least tvo of trie prizes 50 to shU district, D. VA COULTER, Tafacr. MISS EDITH HARKER. Cardston. Alta. GEORGE E. Creek MISS ELIZABETH McDONALO, Frank, Alta..........H7'275 MARY MACKENZIE, Macleod, JOHN R. Hosmer, B. C..............._Y... District No. ail towns in Southern Alceria. ana'Eastern Brl- tish Columbia, under population. At least two of the prizes go to thii distnct. D. L. KIMBALL, Grassy Lake, Alls..............., 502370 MISS KATHLEEN R. FARRELL, Courts, Alta. MISS EMILY MILLER, Bow Island. "lls'lSO MISS ELIZABETH ADAPviS, Stirling. Alta. STANLEY WELCH. Barar.S- MlSS LILUE MAY TJERNEY, Burdett, A5ta. A separate contest (or boys sna girls undsr 15 years of age. RUSSILL DUDLEY, B. ALICE SPARKS, Raymond, AGNES KERR. W Fourteenth WALTER PA.WER, Grassy Lake, PEGGIE CRAIG, 1252 Four.n Ave. North ................59760 WINNIE SELLEN'S, 9G3 Seventh St. JENNY McNULTY, 418 WMscii ADA MURRAYr 7104 Courfcla-rf St....................... NORA STAFFORD. 1610 Horn St..................... JAMES N16BET, Stafford VM'IC-.SC................... Cor.test Closes Monday, January ;