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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta on the Grace Coal Mine ByW D L Bardie, C.E., M.F.I, M.EA LclhbrMge, Altu.. 15, 1917. uritauul of water in ilio Ucllv-; .iccordaueu wHh ULC geuernl illf, but fTo Wlfoni It May CoiH'iTii: 1 to havid-'yo" my reiion OH following described (impOriy: Those. parcels ut land, slivuurd lii Township Tivi'iity- two Wcsl of the Kauri It .Meridian In'ilie' Province of A-ibc-ru. ami bflug; Kirttly, l.csal SuhdK-iston 'One ilf cry (-an bj mack' by ll.liiliuK iTv wagim mail up lo Western li.r.ik of llic 1'ivor and xinuml liy Uio truffle tirJJge, bin I Ms hmil Is so lone'cii lhal H Is wiMiomlrallr linpussllitc in or- illiury Titles The lltli'S 10 Ilie ilbuve ElRhL ilie crap f.iul Hie north half of the arc Subdivision Two (iraco. liolcls ilie power of Aitoruoy. Hie cast half o( l.osal Subdivision JTtio i" Mrs, rwyifct lo whlcli A. a frechoM anil- f7) UK- south half ot the soLLlli-tnoToyafty to or any. r.-ut (tiurter of Lpjjal Subdivision Ton I one excepting for tinder (10) and Hie south hull Hie souih road.-Allowances nMch lialr of .-Legal Suhillvklozi Xiao W all Iti Secilou loo) con- taining.One Jfumlred.ntHl Thirty (130) acres inorv or lose: jjonlon pi l.c-ga! Subdivision t-) or Section Tlilrly-six in saw the rrovihcEul Government. Tlie Oov- ermueot charged five cants per ton" for the coal nrnler a DC Of, whk-h there nre ubuui four l acres 'in-tbc CJraco Mine prnpcvly. Tliere aro no 'or counter Township Jesi-ribeil as foilo C'om-1 claims la rl.v iircswil owner's jiosses- iis in iiolnt In ihVi- slon. division- 'Two 12) ilUlanl norlli seven-; I General Characteristics df the -Seam I; ilegfees flfiy-fiiv minuted' Tills coal ivlien "111 or. freshly and thirty I milled is very liu'nl, but (3 somlmiMy fcet'from the souih-rasl roiner laminate.-! tljit all- cf sniJ Section Tlltrly-Six IlielifcamVolher climatic fomllllpiis tor longer uorlli Seven lluurtreil ffrt. linn inmitlis U illsirilegralcs Is rctlucej lo Ihence West Kiva llundrei] Hlid Sixty-1 very rapltlly nnil four i3Gj) more or less 10 n dne coal. --H Is a vrry_ graile point, on ".the Via si hank of thc-JIglly burning, lignite" which wnkes a Jlu-cr Old, Man JUverj, splendid domestic coal, but its ctiluil- along 'said East bank fie U rather low- cdiupareil i distant One 1 (limited aTul'.luiu'inuioys' coals, es (IC1> feti more or less jihe Crows Xeit 01 vyliich debars QuU'iJji sliows slight which will laiiEi; these cnLrliK to vise, pJiorilj1. nonius! llit liroduccJ from tons, coal or (hen only. toas oT luuij) coal Imve (o lie liroiluccd tosellier fine: coal to Hiniualh" pay lion (iiouey. may be looked nt vrith'respecl ID is, ihri mine iHirclraac lirice of -Mining as at" JIVPS cut, by iiick ivltlioul. developing' Ihe mme tons per nimuii then an annual iutorc'sl _____ tlon charge- of'S leaving a at (100 cxiioasV-'s io inako-Crlv should'bo a after n''montira'. il Is of tho niiil LegKtug for Informa- Public Ullllllet; to employ tlon -rwo'.'might -'have lunicd nut n technical.nittlcMMcs tu report ,io Uic'CMly'pVa cbsl Wlltlc ln tt'o'dcelstoir, alons tho lines this one'l Voora truly, bin jibt'liuvo been presomcd W- V- I'Atl'OH-V Io you with .the i.iiiio nssiirnnco'61} Civil ami llltilns KuBlncor: (his Is. 1'Jibroj jilaii shows an'urea of Is no'eeeoftrl.-litind Information ;m u Hic'Oec'ils .cull for.-lCH pcV. tdu nms't he paid to'the .Government- is abbjit; 1 J.V....V- c Afea-fworked ;Vut" or baviiig "no oneralc to (lie by! .of Working from fn ray xiit, pu liniKiiack', ipprbii- culatioQB I have-asaumcd puls me on In calculal-- Lump'Coal, approximately iag'llie lonnase. ,The average from Tlvc.1 mine, the eipo: roensurementa sc-enis lo be between! meLt on with 51 iuches and 55 jocJies as follows: the analyses and physical slructutc -The-develoDmcnL up to date in on- u five! mine, the lonf eiposurc :or escarp-1 The will bo pressure sf tbo lieavy Lluc ''50000 ovcr feat long, crossing the j uuiI yeliow and. erayel lha "river al the City Pbwer HO-JSC. anii {larscly constitute tlie'bi-erlyirig slrala on u-n to a point-near the: For very many years J1 iV.. or i J'ho i liy ''1 tow lii'usnjii iliu vvliole s Unit I' vVoiilij i-ccfmuneud. HiO' nuchlno (H (lie rOferLetl lo. (There rij.Bcvci'Ur.illfftiro'iit: iintlur- mUMil typn'ilini the i-ritclpncy koiiural 10-' nnapur. ami "Hirporlntondeai uiul hrt- It, Wllli oiniieluiil managotnent U cuuM bv uiy (iniiuiuuUnii bo n failure, I This report Is the lioil ono niaito but oirtJtlOroporly tlic'IiKeNs-j.tif (lie vnrk'r. toil sjlfilrtly n-iim Umt report In prlii- ctplc, InU.ts inoro elaljgrflto In dQlnfls. IF dQveloned AUnifj IhQ'Unca 'y ,liy In con- iurfliiiK fur tllciits, u em-' Hlles InruriyhUou retarding the lly, field flhlfl, llic nuijjor s Lecn fialltc-rjn- fur II: o ba 'iwcn- -plght year'fi. never fmd bccu hi 1( csniiilfmllon 6f the Grace prop-, uui II would not bo worth tho iia'ncrj II was bii'so fur as real Uov. A. M< is irjct. I ''ha of .this U.A., hns-.'rc- nlsneii Hit- irasLoi-a'lc oc-.ihu Wltl'.hy church.. anil IIUB acccjjLcd a call io Orlllln. Onl, You'll always have hiceclean pantry shelves if- yoii go over them occasiotiallyf with Top bench Hoie 1' 2" Bollom'Coal .31" 31'.' 23" 2lf 3" 31" 32" 31" f of Ihe coal, and Ihe, general 'know- ledge 1 have of (hia coal Held 31" j ed in nearly ihirly years Intimate con scarn-i Car Lliejllic liroper system of. mining the coal Trill be delivored Inlo'chutes at-i tlial had to he very ter passiug over screens J wdrfteil "but. t'ruc- it--.-wafi.! (acL with it, gives me absolute faith 51" 54" j tnal the coAl underlies the whole area There are many HUlc faults frooi' in a quality and thickness equal to in-his GoTcraraea'tal official fool lo 3D feel up or down.; that now exposed io'view, inspection he" drove thtougt the couinry from The same fault be'an up throw: and othtr tests Fort Benton io Macleod when he and.dbn-c thron- within a distance _A plan, of the pronctiy and mine inaile the crossing ol ifae river in tlie r'-' neighborhood of -.Ihe present Grace lEapynua me ui me. i "Nliric.. It -was liis of this j coal. 'Ilic cleats haye a general Iwnd scaui lhat induced him lo Ibejof fio degrees "Sb minutes asIronomic- West Coal and Navigation Co., ally vrliich is approslmately the strike, years, later ID furnish coal lo Ihe apd of coure the true general dip is P. R. wliep ii'got to .Medicine angles to the strike. Bull entries hems: driven on j. Tills Coal and Xarlgalion Co. wilh che buildiag: of the railway L the Alberta 1 way and Coal Co., still later wilh 'the. advent of irrigation, became Ihe Alberta Railway 'and Irrigation .Oo. During all -these yeatt, .under different namea ot. Company. i Gall teal .has been and used 500 feel. Toe "strike of the coal cor-j working up to. the end of 1016 here- respqnds with the cleavage of the j ivitlt attached. Transportation O'nder "we treated uith the local transposition ami have only 10 add here that the ,U- I1, n. is the medium and the only one. al preseut lime, '.for shipping the coal abroad into Ilie various parts of Al- berta, S.TskalchpTvfln anil nrliish Co- hut this railway has impar- lacilltlcs far nieeting- every re tbe bulls which is also the trend of the strike, thfty should -be. practicafly level, and thid" would I'nic if 'there were no faiills. There faults mahc quite undulating, but erncpt for Ihe -liiUe coat of cutlhig Lhem-and the 'small 'coat Uiey add to hauling water, they have all alorip the lines of the] very little hearing on the working ot C. P. R. froai to the coal. These faults are mo'ai Ire- j and later with the of a slip and ilisjibte no of the Dutt entries in Ihe Grace Mine at the Is at a higher elevation than at ihe drift Cravn Xesl lice il has leer HEW coal. 13 far as Rcsslanil. H. C. I The -fac. Accesiibilfty The coal is aljouL sKieeii feel Phe ordinaij- level of ILc Kelly momh. Instead ct liivel liierc jliver on tlie opnosile side from has been a slight rise because of a I-ethbridge, The only means nl de- small fault, but there was '.JiTering this toal to the l.eihbridge palroDE or on C. P. H. car.-; is by means of wagons .and teania which Iiarc to crots [lie river hr fording. hy ferry or on (lie Ice. upoii'lhe JpaEon of ihe year and slight depression less than halt way fiom riritt mouth lo face o[ liutl en- tries, rhirri put the coal slightly he- loti- the level ol the drill mouth al that ira.'nt. The Face entries are dinning in ii 11. Men Wanted for the Navy The Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve, ivants men for imme- diate service Overseas, in the Imperial Navy ii: Caod'idfttt oust be Iron 9 IStaJvlreiMofagPsnd sons .of attaral born Britiih inbjects. p A V" Sl.lOpcrdtrfindnpwirdi. Scparaiion illowtnce, S20.00 monlhly. Eiptu'tnJeJ men from to 45, From lo IS re willed lor ihe CAiWDlA NAVAl, PATM1LS. J'rovindal netruiirng CommUice: E. II. son, honorary setretary. I-IOIS Are.. ion. or Naval necruhiaj Office. K. W. Imn- orary -tcrctary, Dcpirtment of (Vavil acrvice. and can 'be delivered inlo wagons [thought Lhal only n. small area and, if street railway 'fs connected j be -tnineil- through .any OQC openiiig.. up to' tlie chutes a's it may be antljand aa a rcsuli tho'A, II. and 1. Co.'! should he, directly into C.I'.K. cars! sank 1. and J shalts in )SS5 ufith Hie following -resuUs'aniriPCO, but before'these were) pcrlainins'to llic. coal and) equipped a mode of working was de-- gravel delivery. There is ulso' llic r vcloped to satisfactorily mine fill tlic profits lo the Street riail-lcoal in" llic area covered these foiir by hauling the exported .coal In shafts Lhrough No. 3 sliatl alone, No. railway cars to tlie, l only being partly jiscd, wliilo lios. hut as (Iiat strictly a Sireel Hall-12 antl J were never used Lo hoist coal.) way entl we will not deal nidi It here. C. 'In this ilcm (he only fairly large piece oi Tiiadiintry -js a yVbrwulk Blec I really thn talimcc of the money ii lo'lie'ppebl in developing tho "Mine under ;i proner mo'le will guarantee against any possibility of anything g The method used nt.Xo. 3 sliafl and devised by the writer, of A. R. .and I. Co. a ho u Id'lie and as No. 'shaft of the same comijany is on a slightly1 improved ;mcltiod -very -Tar As Markets we" have said under alao'deviseU hy the" writer bo most carefully Btudicd. 'ot working arc Jesigned. to extract wrong-in ihc .Mine. Tlj'R'biiJJi of the areas and faulted conditions iVill he su'c-tt in ndvant-'iiiij'and n mollified 'mode.- might he the entries under ;i proper 'mode to ailoplcd with eafuly in small mines. rcsuect lo faults la Die Orncc Mine, I would rinllclpale that they lie (Jail coal has d very wide market asil despite competition it n-lll have ever increasing one if due Id r.o otfier cause tlian Hie influx of Al the present time 1 House used worth of coal per 'jiunum In little over, ions) which Is mined from Hie Coal Mine near Pownr'fHouse. The L'Hy Coal Jlinc jiroiJuces coal of a very alorlflc power, nni) niialyscs would, not have more serious bearing on the mming of llic coal than in tlic drifts on'tlils'side of rlic rlvtr, and ihc faulting there tlcally neglidiblc, although they were rjiiitc "nnmcrous. The largest, fault was Hie ope thai waa cut in the pinnp _ lirovinces. slack combined, frum'tlio (Jrace Miiic.MlrJft of Die A. R. ,ind I.- Co.'s drift a swaily increase nfjhas ft larger calorific liqsailMllty tlian I working. I mliierl the conloji'Lolh it over a numhtr of years hi the] ihc coal from the Cily Mine. I sides of that That faull wciids and it is lion that is coming and "will continue show iltai tlie (inc coal. nut. pca'nn.! o cwnc inlo the rairi rv well- mown fan thai nil through, Uir; ler montlm iherc is a brisli a'ntl steady demand for all the'eon 1 thai can hcl got lo' the mar kit- coal over It true there arc fluctuations due :o such calamities as a crop failure. but such years, abnormal years, the output vrria not jior cent. less l han normal frcm the domestic coal pTodueing mines. 3t id Jurthcr a vell-knovn fact, that the Gait Coal can penetrate holO IU own in a compcitllve marlict like ff, whore all Ihc frclrln Your adTQGlasc.s- are in favour of American] and This! coal, and- the Grace .Mine produces I Gall Coal. SIOPSFMG'11 screen feet j 4 very Irregular, manner.. It was iracc'j throiigli the (lurnn drift nnd L N'o. 1 shaft This fault WHS never over S fi. throV. Alpnmu drift It was a rthrow'biiL-in onc-iior-v lion of N'o. 1 shaft It an-'ijp-throw.- This fault did iiot nguihsl lliL- extraction of Jhe If I this foiiU lielJ an'pye'ii .cpiirae liy two exposures, cacli'sldcr., of Ilie river. Ill .would only cut --11- sniall of corner of course may brittle, colorless aim t There need fie no douht LUL the Once Mine, at all limes, t.e able lo command a fair ano equitable share, of the market. H remains lo delcrmlne whnt lhal fair and equit- able share would bo, 1 The A. R- find I. Co. al one tijnc wag tlio fliilj shipper of coal from, this district. Then coino Tabtr alter The A- It. and I. more than doubled its capacity; then came IxtliltrldRe and Chinook Collieries- all of which arc doing a good business hnlr Is "mule ol a ncglocled scslp: of da ttrf-tnal awful -scurf: la nolhlug ao to 1htv i-alr fts dandnirfJ H ihc hair cf it.i Ii3 slrengt'i oirl eicnlnnlly protliiclng a ficrorlah- an-l scalp, wJilf-'i If noL reniedleil Hie hair rooi; to shrink, loosen anrl' ;llc then thD hnlr falls out A -little Dnndrrlne anv; time will surety your hair.. and can Rtll more coal general thing than Ihcy can gn out In Iho market reason -Che winter months. The liomc marlicL need scarcely be discussed because il has .alnays taken all the coal Ihe Grace .Mine, under cither Mr. or .Mr. Ash- croft, was prepared (o dctlrer UfiJcr eitutable There no rfoubl that the flracc Mine, Vf relicred of personal anfl _ Cet a .I of .Knpwliori's Dandrrine rtriig ttoro or toilet coiinior, and, aflRr llic first ap- pJicalion your Italr will takp; life, lustre arid luxuriance prlilch is so hen-illful. Jt ivlll become .wavy .niul Huffy and jjavo appcaranfte ol S- liundancp, an'lhc'oni'rjarablc gloss" nnrl softness; but whal will you moat will bo after lust a" few'week's iiiV (t may betid rtT! ay .from Grace 'prop- erly or it it.'ltutjif either case il -1 would lie a relatively consequence. U It dM not. so Jnjo I lie Orare prujicrty Ii would be of course, phul we should not anticipate glory effort ami 1 posUlvcly.'rcpcal lhal il ran inlo the. centre the Grace properly it would Abo far from "Haulage In a small operation'" like" iMg.'i HO' liaulwnys will -never bo lliHC no olhor meihod 'of.; horse or muJc nc'cil1 be considered- of Miring :r.r-' Thf.rc are, two In- this dfstrtcl. of; mining .co'al. 'Tick Mining'1 and. VMaclifna '.Mining'! while up "to ibqui 1005, h. liy ihc latter In ad" ihc71 larger ojie lions, only Small local' mines me The writer was Ihe first to introduce machine mining use, when you will actually -ec n lot with In district, hut, it of ftne, downy Iiaj heen iin.siiccMsfnlJy Iricil several Ing till ovrr the et years liefore and failed bccnuaa Ihe 709 THIRD'AVENUE Factory Expert will monstrate tfte "White? Sewing Macfiirte for the week commencing January Fiii' Ihc'se six days aii I'roni the White Factory; iiie White h and on (lic.iuaiu Hi lie will osplaln fully ihc mcchaiiis'i'ii of ____ liolh rolnry nm) vlbrolory of..Setvlng.Machines." IIo Iti.iprovef! attaclnncnls Ihc'AVhHc. cf combination Tuffior .'stltyhcr, foot. nifflVr. edge slllcher, besides' friiiiala list or'nlhcrs. .arid conventcnce of each nil! anil iiulilcs ol exhlblicil. i v. Outstanding White Features n running., noise. In' both vibratory And rotary styles.. .lalest improvtd altathmenlS. pi Icily..of their -durability. IQ thread the eye of the -needle the only hole to Acorn' dust taps'on needle and pressure of slich controlled quicfclyand accurately by Iht V stitch regulator, range of speed attained. -FREE-LESSONS WILL BE GIVEN TO WHOEVER A "fVAGHiNE.IN "ALL LINES OF EMBROID- WORK, BATTENBURG AND HEMSTITCHING. BAWDEN BROSr LETHBRIDOE'S FURNISHERS ;