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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JUNE 20. THE L E T H B RID G E DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE Complete stock of Ford Parts and Accessories always onlmml Large storage accommoda- tion. Prompt and up-to-date ser vice night and day. Expert workmen. VIRTUE BROS. I were made. The' repairs were not and the men 'were saved. Tom Oorkill, who was in the Kmmorc ex- ilosion, and. who met .death yesler.- lay, was working, his last shift, and intended going on. his homestead to- day J. W. Kedmonson, known all over the Pass as: had a pain in his side yesterday morn- ing, and so did not go to work. Cul- linam, a friend, went in in his place and was killed. Murray, "Nicky's' partner, went in and was killed along with his three sons. One man with a family of 13 small ohildreu, and many others witli large families, met their death in the disaster. WAS RESCUE CAR NOT READY? It it, charged by some of the men that the local rescue car, which made such' good time from Blairmorc to tiio scene, was entirely unlit emergency, and that the lauks had to be charged with oxygen alter their arrival. Whatever the condition of the apparatus, too much credit cannot be given Ihc noble miners, who absolute- ly took their lives in their h uidi with a and. went down into thc dark depths after their mends Rev. W. H. Muncaster of Hlairmorc and M. Pelroquiri, French missionary under Rev. Muncaster, weie present at Ihc mouth of thc mine ind usil ed all the houses in thc neighborhood iin an attempt to comfort Hit sorcli -bereaved hearts oi the rclitliei, of the in-tombed miners. MEDICAL HELP- H would also be Impossible to oo much stress on' the manner in HOME STUDY Th6 A'rts Course mny liy tnkcit by corrf spoil- delict, but Etuilents deilriiiff in si'ust ttleiid one tension. QUEEN'S v UNIVERSITY KINGSTON, ONTARIO xrpnco science EDUCATION IncludDii MEDICINC INfilNCCRlNa SUMMER SCHOOL JULY and AUGUST G. r. CKOWN, Kingilon, Ont. absolutely refused to Rive out any information of any character ycslrr- day, and stated that all those who were saved had not yd. registered or turned in their numbers, so that it was impossible to determine their Ihe list of lh task. .BODIES BADLY MUTILATED Many of the bodies were almost un recognizable. Arms were torn out nd one man's blown off. While nearly every hod: charred lo a crlsn. c" TweelhearV who 'INTERIOR IN' AWFUL STATE nf illBir iOTCd ones. i, loi fortunate cnougn 10 Lstapt L bere were-on nearly hlm to mvn words a 1 aml thc" 1 every town in Ihe counln at the of the explosion, he re-j were a -others around me ,._.r __ ._ __. ji._ nl onr 1 fin nVP Malcolm Link, .one of the men w.h managed to escape, stated that the in terior of the mine was in a terribl state. Bodies were' piled in heapi along with pieces of twisted tracks cars, horses and mine timbers, man of which were torn from their places Some idea of the colossal force of th explosion can be gained 'when it realized that one man who was worl inK u.'er five hundred feet away, wa Mown against the side of the roon and'his safety lamp snapped In tw Not. a man who did not escape with! five minutes of the explosion, ha HAVE PRETTY HAIR Soft, Fluffy, Pariila Siit. It Stopt Falling Hair and Itching Scalp. If your hair is: not as soft and bea tifnl. or as fresh, and fun as Uiat dome friend, do not as si It daily attention. Beau fill hair is larsely matter of a 1 tie rare: If It Is too thin, make grow. If It Is too dry and hJ-itt1 tofton it It. If you ha dandruff It Is because the scalp is t' dry amd flakes off. Freshen up t scalp and dandruff will (to. Parisian Snge. Hold In flfly cent ties at drug and toilet counters, Is just what yon softens the scalp, tiouriiiies the hair roots. Immediately removes dandruff, 'and makes the hair wavy, lustrous tnd abundant. Parisian Sage quickly stops itching head; cleanws the hair ot 4uit and excessive oil; takes.away the dryness and nukes it twice abundant, and beautifies It until It is soft and lustrous. You cannot be disappointed In Parisian Sage. Always sold on money back If not satisfied plan. Look for the trade Girl with (the Auburn Hair." It's on every pucknge e'd, and the engineer at the'hoist- use'outside the mine, ahd_severa" ndred feet away from the scene of e explosion, narrowly escaped death len his building was completely de ollshed. It was stated that a smal: y, who was in this building at the nie, was blown to atoms. MAY BE ON FIRE One of the last rescue -parties t me to, the surface was asked b3 anager Brown it tho mine .were 01 They reported that ho fire bad encountered, but that the pic ges were filled with and .1 feared late last night that fir xisted somewhere in the workings ut the passages weve BO badly ,-oh ructed with debris and bodies tha was almost impossible lo determin 1th any.degree of certainty 'what th eneral condition rnlght be. MINE FLOODED It was 'also feared for. a time that 10 mine .flooded. -The pumps ere nut to work and a .steads' stream poured out at the entrance. HEA.VY FINANCIAL LOSS. It was Etated that the disaster ould cost the company something ver I3GO.OOO in comnensntion, and leans a tolal- loss of about three- iiarlers of a million, although this ould 'not be confirmed by the offi- lals who were busier with other mat- ers than the supplying of newspaper men with copy. PITIABLE SIGHTS The most pitiable sights ever wit- _ Show 237 Went Down in Mine COXTINIJED FROM FliONT PACrE in eudencc oi thc terrific force ship then dropped ti their oi the explosion thc engine house at I hands .and crawled out. Ithc south cntrj is simply a pile of Debris the roof of uhich was blown alld carried a distance- o forty v. arose to the occasion. If there. high was ad been, the slightest chance'.for mc- There were 31 killed in Ihe Hellenic explosion which occurred on the night ical aid to save any lives, they aioly would' have been saved here 'were 30 doctors irom cer for Upon internetting one who was] Arnold Varlcy.-.-was another of thc fortunate enough escape and ask- saved. "1. just heard the nine within 'four'tours, and half is vas just like the crack of and I cau..remember stumbling over "iany nurses. Specials wwe run Irom jj cannon and camt without the a dead the way out. lacieod, Lethbridgc, Calgary, Fer- i sllghtest W lie and Blairmore. Each place liibuted its fair share ot medical aid, bntrit was not needed in a single in-) stance, as those who escaped were Tactically uninjured, while the oth era-were beyond a doctor s aid Chas. Jlurray gave up .his life in an s St ilontrea, of this, he rushed in but never came I parties are at i The" Western Associated Press gives 44 as the number rescued, 237 as the :k ex-i number who went down into the I from mine, Sli" bodies'taken out and 107 arrhcinE recov- still in Ihc mine. This report states brought out. There has been also i hat the mine is on fire, j rnntmuous bicnc into Ihc camp all i Maxell bv idle curiosity "Yes, I was one oi the lucky ies- ot the Lethbridgc Collieries all at on d nmsion nt fear and cued said II. tended with a team of trained men I "1, [ul that ,lieir loved ones i night, I just leel as though I J. McDonald of thc goicrnment res araon, thc dcid and still hop-I had been brought back irom the dead. might be saved. But the trouble is 1 will have to go LETHBRIDGE CON 1INOCM Drs. Ldvcring, LafierU AIcNalU Campbell and Galbraith from Lelb- Dr. Kennedy froril Maoleod ind Dr. Anderson froii. tcrn.c were among Ihe first on the job Supt Livingstone of the Gait mines J C Reid of the Chinook, Wn, cue station at No. 6, faam Jones District inspector, Mayor Hardic an experienced .-mine, authoiitl Uthur Williams, manager of the Canadian] Ingersoll Mine' Machinery3'Company J. T-.Stirling, Chief Mine Inspector Jones, President of thc bcrla vedcralion of Labor, were i a among the passengers on the special from Lethbridgc. Supt. Colcman, P L Naismith and Manager o! Mines came down on the special irom and it was repotted that Mr. Mackie presi that through it again and the second Urn. i it nsnallv gets vou. 1 was working in ting engine was blown -_it j an 1 its. crank shafts rc supplying all caskets'. Malcolm Link and 'Charles had crawled to.safety. They were in No. 15 chute when the explosion oc- curred. T.iiey just heard the report as (hough from a batMe- OUnwa, June 10. The Evening Journal (Conservative) tonight has has the following lo say "The question of re-distribution is to be opened at the next session of parliament. The re-distribution bill was passed by thc senate on thc last day of last session, but the hill to increase the representation of thc west in the. senate was killed. "Bv arrangement, which, it was come to between the gov- ernment and opposition leaders, the hills were to be passed together, and in view of this, it is said -the govern- ment was lenient towards the oppo- sition in the matter of re-distribu- tion. By no other arrangement could the opposition have, secured so favor- able a-consideration of their claims. i In fact, the hill met with thc ap- i proval of thc opposiiibn, and there was no quarrel at all. 1 "Having secured all they wanled, 'say the government, side, the Liberal majority in the senate, despite the agreement, killed tlie hill, by making j an amendment lo it providing that j it should not become operative until '.-liter the next general election, thus depriving thc west of Its rights to adequate representation in the upper chamber. Every ten cent packet will kill morefliesthariSS.OO-worth of any sticky fly killer. Refuse substitutes, which are most uruatisfactory. fore, come before the house again nex session, and there will be a revision in every province." WOMAN SICK FOB YEftBS Other Women to Know How She was Finally Restored to Health. Hammond, Ont. I am psssi through the Change of and fort1.. _ years had hot flushes velj bad, heaflt-, ftches, soreness in the hack of head, was constipated, and had weak, nervous feel- ings. The doctor who attended ree for a number of years did not help DII, but I have been entirely rflhved the above symptoms by Lydia R. Vegetable Compound, BlootTPurifiir and Liver Pills, and give you permission to publish my testimonial." Mrs. IjOUis BEAUOAOE, Sr., Hammond.Oht.Cariada, New Brunswick, "I can highly recommend Lydia E. Pinkham's VegetableCompound ,1 to any suffering wo- man. I have taken It for female ness and painful menstruation and it "cured me. Mrs. I DEVERE BARBOUH, Bank, New Brunswick, Canada. Lydia E. .Vegetable Com- pound, made from native roots and herbs, contains no narcotic or harmful drugs, and to-day holds the record of being the most successful remedy for female ills Wesley Church Music Following is the Wesley church music for Sunday: "Lovely Aro Thy Dwellings" contralto solo. we no testimonials on file in the Pinkham lab- oratory at Lynn, Mass., seem to prove this fact. Every suffering woman it to herself to give Lydia E. Pinkham'l Vegetable Compound a trial. If TOU want special adTlce write Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (confi- dential) Lynn, Mass. Toi-r letter will be opened, read and answered tij woman and held in strict confidence. POLISHES __ ._ ;