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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 10, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Ihe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Lethbriilire. AJta.. Friday, March 10,1911. Number 75; GREAT EXPLOSION STARTLES CHICAGO Canadian Senators for the Coronation Prisoner Escaped but was Soon Captured SUFFOCATED BY GAS IN DUGOUT SHOOK TOWNS FOR MILES AROUND TST ill Man and South Persons Wife Living of Seven SIT ALL NIGHT AT REGINA WERE FOUND DEAD Windstorm Drifted Up the Only Air Entrance .Mft(liclIl^' lliU, March !) -After a th^rnijgli inrnili'y Into tlip cirfiimstaii-�v hr Thcvillaee was levelled as f'"' """"f'" Chicago. \bv a lornario. The^plant of the l)u-'''"h'' vibration wag felt from end to end of the city, and the force of the concussion came �with a roar like that of a heavy wind. Windows were hrokcn by the thousands all through [the s\iburh.s north of t'liicago and m i the business .sections of tlie citv. The lorcc nf Ihe explosion was ter- ,,, ,. ,i, j .i i  , ' ......[Vibration rocked the licaviest granite ...... , liuildings in Chicago and threw luin- in^s were levelled to the ground. H IS reportert thai hundreds of cattle and horses arc killed and it must be pont de .W'tnriurs C'dmpany, maniifac-; tiin-rs of ('xpli).'iives, was completely destroyed, ivilh t)ie exception nt one magazine of dvnaniife. They can give no cau.se for the explosion. The nliie. Houses, hiirns and outbuild-^ i^ reporleil that town of 10 miles away, is hadlv i lost. 11 j Bristol, shaken. II is fenipd. the list of dead will in- Wlnnipeg. Marcii JO.-The Free Press this afternoon, says that the early reslgna-llon of Hon. G. R. Coldwell, minister of education, on account of ditTerencea with the attorner general, Hon. Colin Campbell, may be e.xpectert. gan City, Indiana, which is 107 milss from the, explosion. In Lemont xivmy windows were broken and State Senator P. .J. Carroll, who was on a street car, was startled by tlie break ; ing of Kcvcral windows in the vat and rushed to the door and jumped to '. the ground. He sustained a sfvei;e.ly ' sprained ankle, in the suburb of ' f.ake Forrest, 28 miles north of Chi-: cago, George L Robertson, of the McUormIck Theological Seminary,, was delivering an illustrated lecture j to the students. When the explosion ' canw the students rushed from the darkened hall terror-stricken, two' women fainted in the crush. j Believed It Was .\t\ Earthqiialte In the town oi' Waukegan the audi-. ' _______ eiiee \n three theatres fled from tbe ' buildings, believing that an u^rth-; Expert Farmer Says That i . -1 Threat Made by an M. P.' in British House of Commons 1 HAD WILD TIME OF IT m CROP tlK- siibmltiing payers on llie iiuestion ar ilie forth-�vlndowR or any means of ventilation ; c�inin.g bye-election to fill the vacancy other than Uial 'aftorded |)y tlio air^f" i'le alderinanic board. Alderman thai came through tlip door. Thel^-. U. Bowman told the Iteraid ihisi wind also blew down the pipes of the morning that, this is the step now! stove and this allov.va tlie coal gas contemplated, and added that it was ^ to esen^ o'clock this morning Stormy (Ctnes marked the session right up to '.:!jUi� close. The whole night was oocupijid with the discussion of the laud cUuw -of the budget, and the deb�4� �MfJ the uioat bitter, that has ;be�u IMMC ; in the lower chanhor in ten yiai� Taunts and insults were hurled; that furious. Anger flared up daB|M'Ot�- i ly, and at one moment a riot^'liiiWi ; threatened, wlien in the mWst, of^tK i ' v'... I � *.y tho coal .gas. or it may have been | only the agent of the ratepayerH, andl'^"''''^ ""''^ carloads of the explosive, ..... ^ ..................^ that ihey were surfocateti through ins there appears lo be a i'eftain am-i^-'""' "'-'^ ilyuanute that � ^^^^ ^^^^^^ ^1^^, streets, lack of ventilation owing to the fact "ni of opposition to tli'o proposed '^"^ "i"-^' I'"' dam'age anil the effect ; , j-j^^ northwest side that the snow drifted so heavily grant, the mosi satisfactory step np-|"f which was felt 100 miles away: against the door of the dugout that pears lo be to let the ratepayers have Hue liiindred deputy sheriffs have been the air was completeh' shut out. the say. 'l"he liye-plection will take; sworn tti and are now guarding the A neighbor who called al the dugout 1''"'=^ probably in about two weeks'' plant, en .Monday morning noticed tlie drifts , "'""'f' sidernbl had piled all aroiinil the habitation, �ad being unable to arouse anyone. �iny whir.1, , explosion was felt not Washington .State' (C. A) \ari- P^'^d demonstrntiou on the pair^v'/df� I w-.^s sTSe t, i" , ^fe r ' o ' -veral and says that the winter wheat crop ^-"ioni^t metnbev for En.t'THvlJ^' the walls L 1,1 ,H-ror,. ce! .^rr '""^'"^ crib tln-ougho,, the territory to the south i "f to hi. feet;.*iff;id=V.-,^ e al of h^^^^^iX^^^ i- (l,.,,r-. and it appeared as | heavy w^ind. ---though a siMiuus panic would result. I___ i One of the .u'li.is, however, made .i ' speech fniin the .^lage and the |ier-, foriiuincc m.is I'liially resniifed. Kx-Iciictnent picv.iiicii at all of the hclels , ialoiig tlic bil.r front, guests rusniiig I 'from then !cioii]. a body of citizens to luid and till- li.uil tattling of the itimiensfl iron (iiioi-, V Inch act as a fire pr. fcctioii hciviM-h llie .\uditoriuiu Ilo-i tcl and t!"' .Aiidilorium Theatre, add-, ed to tlii' i-M'it eiucnt ami for sonic time it v, as found tlillicult to assure Krncsi Robinson, a prisonni coutiii-the giics'- th.ii a heavy nariihquakc ,.(, the Mounted Police Barracks marie Who Escaped From Barracks Not Free Long ^ IMll ..... .............iiii'd -I'lie fiuce of till' "do It .lirstice, �iU demand his whole! preveni ilie ilismissal of Commission- explosion v..- so lerrifTic that its ef-tloo wlr,h regard to the pulp and pa-, ; progress ToUuv.fccis wrn- dtMincllv felt av l.emon. per provision of Hie proposed reclpro- er miiiiiou l^ stiii in progiess. louuj i'- � elty agr�emeut. His resolution de- OI�on's wiihdrawnl leaves only jn Uu- supreme court five aldermen j *'l'"''' '^'^ '"'^^''--^ cla'red that the House hoped the gov- two candidates definirei.v in the field, � were cxi,mined for discovery in con-; f'om l'lcas;,!i> Prairie and al Mirlu-�rnment would continue to foster the ex-Ald. U. King and ox-.Md. .Jas. Ash- "eciion with ibc suit begun against !=:^ manufacture of paper In Quebec by ,,f, ,^ ^^^^ taifc.!"^-^ al.l.,niu-n. Meanwhile the injunc-; maintaining the present regulations ^ , ,,,",,, ^ issncil agninsi the council to pre- of the forest d�partmeut. Paper and �' T"''W�to, but to the rt,,,,|,..,., ,unu\s. pulp were the natural assets of the 'lerald he said that he has not yet At the rei|\iesi of O. M. Biggar, so ' (province and he lUotighi Quebec "^^''^ "D liis mind whether or not to iiclior for Mie plaintiff in the case of ehould have been consulted before the!"""^^' '^'s stand. liallagher et al \s Armstrong, mayor, j'ederal government entered into the A special meet ing of the city council and aldermrn, Ciiv Solicitor Bowen, to � reciprocity nerotlaflons. Premier Gou-:wlll he held on the Itih to pass the whom VI r. Higgar submitted the re-! - (n moved adjournment ol' the dfthate i bylaw necessary to set the date of quest, bar. asked Ihe city authorities: . L D 4intH tomorrow, when he win announce I nomliiBTlons and the election, appoint 'o i^nqitirc n statement showing thojJOUng IVlan CaUght De-twhether the governniem will accept; the returning nfflior and to tlx the anioHiit.-) of contracts awarded lo the resollltlou. ! polling district:i. Itrms In wlildi aldermen of the city are niembprs or are financially inlor-esled, 'I'liis work has been progress-] ing tor two days and a long list of coniracis which have been awarded' during the last three to Gorman,' '( lancey Ar Oriudley; Standard Plumb-' ~ liijg vi.;]i to the I'Hnadtan oapltaL London, March 10.-Austin Chamberlain, speaking at N'e.wcastle, said : "Iiy her t.arif! Canada ha* baiH up markets which have brought the Lrtited .States to beg lor reciprocity: We might well look anx^oiisly on an agraemeni. making one portion of the second shift ho empire dependent on foreign enterprise. It hau been the great good fortune of Cnnada and the empire that Canadian statesmen in serving Uieir own national policv .served the intereals of the empire as a whole. West, .1. P .ind comniitteil lor U high In Aibertn and is going higher of caitlo are dying off this winter li: yet. the whole cause heing the fact ' the southern part of the province and tnii! cattle were never so scarce In on soii'h in "Montana, owing to ih". this province as at present, for two Siarcity of pasture aiTd very deep reasons: many catllenien have been j snow. t'iancey ,t ilrindley; Alderman Mould with the .^itLQdard Plumbing