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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, JULY 6, 1914 NUMBER 173 'Riders of the Plains" Go After Esquimaux Murderers COMMISSIONERS ARE EXAMINING THE MINE Cave-ins Night Before the Ex- Have Caused the Disaster MINERS' COMMITTEE REPORTED ALL SAFE Hillerest, Alta., July fire bosses, -the chief .engineer, the master mechanic .and one of the Bellevue res- cue ganrg have, so far been, examined inr evidence of the official inquiry ol .the Hillcrest disaster. The evidence has :proven little be- yond the fact that the Hillcrest mine had .always. been .considered one of safest mines of the Pass. No shots had occurred dur- ing the day of the explosion, nor the previous days No undue amount of Cither gas or dust existed in the mine iand; apparently the: ventilation was could be desired. Two occurred the night previous to the explosion and. these were not cammed by the fire boss on duty, the morning of the explo: sipri. It was possible for these, to cause" an' explosion. The previous monthly report of the miners' com- mittee reported "everything satisfac- "The" commission this morning is at the mine examining the cause. A Six Minute Service to the Fair Groum ,ds During Fair the following street icheduje he in 1 uesda> morning till red ujll rim bj poi from B tLtili1 till 9 48 a-m 'After be 6 cars on the11 giving" a j six minute service to the fair grounds. Every other car will run north on 13th St., west 'on Third Ave., cVcry other 'one will run west on Sixth Ave., and east on Third Avc. Water Boy Falls on a Whirling Was Killed. Fernic, B. l.oracc aged fifteen, employed a water hoy: by the Elk Lumber Co., here, was fatally injured by be- ing wound around a shaft at their mill. Whett removed from the shaft he was alive conscious. He was tak- en to the but died shortly afterward. .Coroner Wilkes has ar- ranged an 'inquest for Monday. DUKE OF CONNAUGHT TO VISIT WEST AGAIN Ottawa, Out. July Duke of Connaught intends making another tour of the west before the end of his stay In Canada. The tour bo In August. He will reach'Victoria August 20. The' Duchess and Princess Patricia will accom- pany Jiim. Twelve Thuosand British Gov- ernment Employees Quit at Woolwich PROTEST OF UNION MEN Lng Juh entire working staff ;of_ men of. the government arsenal'here which- sup- plies most of...the guns and ammuni- tion for the British'army "struck to- dav. The action of the men was a protest against the an engineer who had-refused to erect ma- chinery on a foundation constructed by non-union laborers. BfREAK PITTSBURG STRIKE Wetttnghouse Company Will Try to Fill Ten -Thoittlnd -Vacancies opened 'Here, today' by agents 'of the FORCIBLY Westinghouse Co., .'whose are affected by the strike, for the purpose of filling the tea thousand or'more va- cancies in the shops. It was reported n East Pittsburg that a.determined ef- tort would be made' fills week to break the strike. of the State constabulary still were on duty the town; scores of pickets watch- ed every entrance- to the factories and all saloons were opened, but there was no disorder. THROAT CUT-- EAR TO EAR PASSING OF HOSMER Rapid ProgVan Bilng Made by C.P.R. in: Dismantling Mines There B.C., July 'About two hundred men are engaged in dismantling the mining machinery at the Hosmer mines. Everything is being recovered from the working face out, including ties, spikes, tish. jilates anil bolts, and all underground equipment, and in the course of six iveeks tlie town of Hosmar will be no more, insofar as the 'coal mining industry ie concerned: C. H. Anderson, western represent- ative of. the Springfield, Mass., Fire Insurance Co., 'with, headquarters at Seattle, Wash., is in the city in con- nfiction with the cancellation of cer- tain risks held by that company in tbe town of Hosmer. PREMIER BORDEN VISITS HIS MOTHER i Halifax, Bor- Hen.left on Saturday to visit his aged mother at Grand Pre. He eturns this evening, and will here either tn- jnorrow evening or Wednesday morn- Ing for Ottawa, direct Tomorrow at- iernooa ho to unveil a tablet to commemorate the-name of S. G. W. lArohlbaJd, which the Scotia HIs- torleal goolety Is placing In the House of AseemSy. LADY JANE STONE DIES SOON .AFTER HUSBAND London, July. Jane Stone, widow of Benjamin-aiuuu, dieu to- four