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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX THE LETHBRIOGE DAILY HERALD. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1909. HPHERE are many reasons why we offer you every-day values that cannot be equalled. We buy in large quantities to secure all possible discounts and freight allowances, and have every facility for handling our goods economically TUBPIN'S BIG DOLMHS WORTH To-morrow we open up a shipment from China of Sea Grass Chairs and Rockers. You know how crowded W2 are, and you can bank that we can't afford to have these goods with us more than a few days. We are sole agents for the makers of Sectional Book Cases, Office Desks and Filing Cabinets. Big Range of Typewriter Flat and Roll Top Desks now being displayed. In Sofas---just come and see. We are offering for this week some specials, one of them for There you have Come and See All the New Things in House Furnishings Stocks of three units Sectional Book Cases, with top and base in quartered oak, either Early English or Polished Golden for in the plain oak How about a Cosy Chair for the Fire- side? You can afford it if you buy of us. will bring you solid comfort, why not now? _ j In Beds Turpins are pre-eminent. Geo. Gale Sons make our beds, arid make them mighty well. We are unloading two cars to-day. -This shipment includes twelve Brass which are being priced at from to Everything for the home atur- _ To Keep Away the Black Damp Gas-- Messages Written Cherry, 111., Nov. hundred and sixty-eight bodies were found early to-day in the4ower vein of the St. Paul mine. The rescuing party found fans -which the imprisoned men had made from tool-boxes and mes- sages which had been piec- es of slate. There remained twenty- one miners unaccounted for. The bod- ies found this morning were in a tangled mass, completely blocking the stair-case leading from the third to the second vein, and also were scat- tered along the vein where they had dropped before reaching the stairway. Black damp was the cause of death, all means of escape having been block- ed by debris falling and closing the top of the stair-case. The men had died as they tried to. push through the obstructions or in wait- ing vainly for rescuers. Death evi- .dently did not come to many for hours, if not days. Two rude wood- en ventilating fans, fashioned after the same manner as those found two days ago were affixed to the shaft second level and machinists declined to risk their lives in repairing the machinery, Robert Shaw, a third member of the exploring party finding the bod- ies, told of reading a piece pi slate _______ on which one oE the victims apparent- j ly had checked off the totals of the wall and stairway. The men had 'groups who clamored uppn the ridge turned these by hand in the frantic in their, last stand for life. The writ- struggle for air and the hopeless ef-! ing remembered by him was "thirty fort to brush back the black more came-in. .Twenty-four more. The hands of one miner were found j Fourteen more. One hundred and j firmly gripping about the fan. j twenty here now." The exploring party of four led by! Other figures hastily compiled by Anton Lodyicifi, was in the gallery the .shaft indicated that the number. for more than an-hour before the bod- ies were found. They had waded in exceeded 150 when the tally ended. I think some of the men had bar- water waist deep through the circu-! Beaded themselves in pockets in the lar tunnel, making their way toward j-gallery, but were driven to the ridge the elevation of the shaft or "ridge" ib? risinS water-" said Shaw- "lf where they had expected to find the the-v got out of the pockets they would have drowned in them." Shaw also told of an attempt to men living or dead. The signals given by the rescuers and.the usual "anybody alive in I not answered. build a barricade at the west end of PHONE 381 FOR GOOD We All Varieties City Bakery I 4 Beside New Hall i ridge to hold back the black "When we climbed the said j damp was ORly a few feet RECOMMENDATION OF SEAL COMMITTEE Lodyicifi, "we almost stepped on the j the builders apparent- bodies piled in heaps. Some had their Jy abandoned the attempt or beads resting on folded arms as if were overcome by gas; sleeping, others were lying across each other, and some were sitting as if resting against the wall. Next to the wall were two fans made of' timbering tied about pick handles and beneath them were the j mendation for an international con- biggest h'eaps of bodies. One poor fence, with a view to regulating the -ii i. j u- v j ,_ u- xv 'killine: of not only seals but whales his hand up holding thejand all other animals of ;tne sea, fan.- I think he died as he was turn- i along with other recommendations ing it. Another held a bucket. at a conference of the fish- was fiat onliis back and must commission yesterday was laid For BRONCHITIS, SORE THROAT, HOARSENESS. CROUP, ASTH- MA. FAIN- cr TIGHTNESS IN THE CHEST and all BRON- CHIAL or LTTNG TROUBLES there is no thins to equal Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup. It contains all the virtues of the world famous Norway pine tree, combined with Wild Cherry Bark and the soothing, healing and" expectorant properties of other excellent herbs and barks. A A A A A A Mrs. John Pelch, T T_ l or, Ont., "Too Proud Or Too Stupid ir. Bairourr- Montreal, Nov. to'; within the memory of most of us. the London correspondent of the Mont j Who will decide it real Star, Right Hon. A. J. Balfour's j Is it going to be the Chinese major- speech at Manchester last week was ity of 1906? (Loud 'no' and a notable one. His -account is as j'not likely.') If it.is can we any longer follows really maintain that the people of ITisty writes: was Cough -4- Cured. M M troubled with a nas- ty hacking cough for the past six months and used lot of different remedies but they did me no good. At last I was advised by a friend to try Dr. Wood's Norway Pme Syrup and with the first few doses I found great J- relief en "Too proud or too Thai- was Mr. Balfour's vetorencs to the Colonial preference.' It was English- men's self deprecatory way 10 find in this phrase the extent of Mr. Bai- four's speech at last even ing. "What Lancashire says today Eng- this country manage their own affairs. Was there anybody in 1906 who foresaw a budget of the charac- ter (Cries of 'no' a voice 'only. Even he kept his pro- phetic powers secret." (Laughter and With tremendous emphasis he de- land will say tomorrow." This isiciared the Socialists say the Liberal commonplace in English politics j party is digging its own grave by us- Lancashire gave England free trade j ing arguments against the land own- sixty years ago and it was Mr. Win- j ers .which are at least as applicable ston Churchill's victory in Lanca-jto colonists. Let Lancashire and let lief and: to-day my hacking cough haa sb-ire and Mr.; Balfour's defeat which i Great Britain beware of any thing tirely _disAppeared mnd I am never started the Unionist avalanche in! whfnh shall without Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup fn i the house. The price of Dr. Wood's Norway Pine avalanche in j which shall render a man insecured 1906., When therefore Mr. Balfour j possession of that which he had hon- Manchester the Lancashire j orably acquired by honorable means Syrup -Js 25 cents per bottle, it is put {as the Mecca of Uo.hdenism and free j and invested in legal investments the trade mark, so be sure and accept none of the many .substitutes of the origmai Norway Pine Syrup." Manufactured "onlv bv The T. Milburn T___ Washington, Nov. 24.-The recora- Co- Limited- Toronto, 'Ont. was died as he climbed up on the ridge. The bucket half filled with black water. "The black damp killed them long before the water reached them. We had been in the shaft more than an hour then and thought the air fairly good and we knew it was for us to get out. We did not stop to examine any of the bodies or try to identify them. Tom Mulligan, one of our party, picked up a piece of natural slate on which was written "we are here together, which must have meant the number of men, ;and I think it was about the right number. "On a wooden' box used to hold tools, I saw written with a lead pen- cil, 'we are here to die together', some figures scratched under it, and it 160, but not sure." Labor Nagel today by President _D. There have been numerous wrecks Starr Jordan of Leland Stanford uni- __., fhrt .u versity and Commissioner Fisher> d 6 tO tb6 at th6 aoo has cost many thousands of dol- before Secretary of Commerce and man knows he means to fight to a finish. He never spoke with dent determination and. some times passion. His great Man- WRECKS ON LrAST WEEK LAKE SUPERIOR Port Arthur, Nov. week was a costly one on Lake Superior. ies Bowers. The whole question so far as the! lars. Boats that were in shelter did pelagic sealing in the Pribyloft Is- lands of the Bearing Sea is concern- ed, hinges on whether the killing of seals shall continue- The data before the conference shows the grave ele- ments of-danger In the necessity of the going so far out to sea in search of food that they cross the international boundary line. The elimination of the male seals, except as to a very small percentage of them does not figure., There have been conse- i quent -fines and seizures but it; is proposed now to take up the whole question of regulation of the seal in- dustry to avoid a' possible early ex- tinction of the seals. No evidence that, the men had-at- tempted to frb'm the black damp, seen. Many of the former workers in.V the tested angrily after they discovered that the men would have been safe from the deadly gas had not the ven- tilating fan on the mine been revers- ed shortly after the discovery of the v- The announced intention of the mine officials to pump out the water in the lower level WAS balked by the refusal of the machinists to aid them. pump had been tonoccted The not venture out in the storm that lasted most of the week. The Canad- ian steamer Ottawa .was wrecked New York, Nov. Astor yacht puzzle is solved. Mail from Col. John Jacob Astor and his party reach- eu tuaiiy oil lusulur line steamer. Harry Luckenbach, which sailed from San Juan on Nov. 15. The letters indicate that there was no unusual Incident aboard Nourmahal. the Many scliool children suffer from constipation.'which is often the cause of seeming stupidity-at oerlaln's Stomach and Liver Tablets are an Ideal medicine to give a child, for they are mild and gentle In their effect, and will sven1 chronic constipation. Sold by al) and the crew suffered great hardship in getting to land. The shifting of the cargo of wheat is given, as the The crew of the American schoon- er Paisley escaped after a thrilling battle with the. waves, but not "until the boat was swept clean of her cargo ;The" steamer Mack was driven oh; the bank near Muskegon, Mich., during the storm of Tuesday. She suffered but little damage..; r One life was lost and ten were sav- ed when the .steamer Pahlow was wrecked -on Lake Michigan. She was a lumber boat on her way to fUicr.go. The steamer Rome bur tt the waters edge at the Soo on one was a wooden vessel. Th-i ctiew escaped safely. -The crew the steamer Dunham .had a thnflng. bat- tle with the waves near Ashland and were saved- by the .of a note in a bottle. A fleet .'..f-rVtad Ind'an carried the note to Ashland and a tug from that place came to the rescue." The steamer Odanah bumped the piers while trying to leave the Duluth harbor and sustained about, worth of damage and several thoua- caused. Tha lirantford stranded at Royal last Wednesday and was oly five days' work. JS of Turning to details of tariff reform great electoral battle every English- Mr. Balfour met the allegations that food would cost more under the pref- erence by" again pledging his party not to increase the ordinary all round living expenditure of the work Chester enemy, the Manchester Guard irig classes 'and argued that Lanca- ian, says today is distinct ly finding :his feet as a tariff reform- shire's great gain would be from re- gained power in negotiating lower er and agitator. Quite obviously he j forei- duties on cotton exports and has abandoned the walls and Chios, from the preference. Why is Germany There is s. new firmness in his gait." (gaining upon you in the markets of Mr.. Balfour asked, "are j central Europe? In the matter of the questions of the hour They are cotton industry, it is quite impos- tanff reform (cheers) the budget, sible for us under modem conditions, Socialism (groans) and the to hold our own against countries House of Lords." He used j not less well equipped than ourselves. to insist rather pedantically upon the for the great industrial and cominer- phrase "fiscal reform." Last night cial fight. Friends, as T hope it wavs will .be, itjs not possible for us to do that when we deliberately j throw afcay the one weapon which he declaimed the blessed words which Mr. Chamberlain himself could :riot have bettered. "It he cried, "tariff reform or they fih-d effective and which budget 'which is a combination of we are too proud so far or too stupid, to bad finance and muddle headed Social turn to full account. Sloe LINED MITTS FELT SLIPPERS FELT SHOES DRESS SHOES RUBBERS, OVESRHOES ,0V A GAITERS WORKING SHOES t T I t I T Royal Shoe Co Crabb St. Op. Bank Montral time was when'it was the fashion to- sneer at the idea that this ebuntry had much to gain.by closer relations with the colonies. It was regarded as the dream of ideal imperialism. That view is abandoned. (Cheers.) ITALIAN RUNNER RETURNS TO ITALY To Serve Three Years in the Will Come Back New Nov. Lung- hi? the Italian runner who has brok- en three time honored world's records since his arrival in this country, will return tovltaly next week to serve in the Italian army as prescribed ,07 this service, three years. law... On which will --be about Lunghi expects to return to his ath- letic activities in this country. ism. The issue is the gravest raised' Referring to preference he said: 'The[ gists. Lame back comes on suddenly painful. It is caused by rheumatism of the muscles. Quirk relief is afforded by applying Cham- berlain's Liniment. Sold by all drug- Thought- i RANGE IrM The BEST Range You Can Buy No other range on earth hat a tingle point of convenience or real utility that ia not em- bodied in the "Happy but this range has many original patented which can be found in no other one a convenience and profit to the housewife. More reasons why the "HAPPY THOUGHT" is called "The King of Ranges" an given in our interesting booklet. Write for it. HAYR Representatives ;