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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta A t Sherinn 11 A u d i merica s Ureatest ssisted by lanist oprano In Joint ReciM Fargo, X, D., fire rag-ed fiercely for a couple of hours in the heart of the business section early this morning, causing a "loss of about it started in a cafe .on Broadway and des- troyed a number of stores and offices, including the rooms of the Commercial club. .3, District Miners' President Charged With Contempt CALGARY Friday, Oct. 7 ASSISTED BY ADA SASSOLi .....Harpist ALBERT QUESNEL Tenor .JOHN LEMMONE.-.FIautest MAURICE LA FARGE Pianist PfllCES Reserved General Admission S2 Both Reserved Seats and Gen- eral Admission Tickets can be obtained from Frank 'VVrigley, 310 7th Ave. ,W. Calgary. Write at once (Continued from front page) accident was driven j an Italian be one of'the best rentals ever pre- .sented to audience, a-nd anyone failing to hear.it a rare treat. Mr. Sherwood, is on a with the best-- liv.iirg eats: and On sale at Red Cross Drug Store; HEAVY LOSS BY STRIKE the miners The jVVyfVUV i U6 Sept. strike of loss to the operators during- the five 000 coal miners in Illinois .which was months' shut down is placet at 515- settled .yesterday it is; estimated-cost j V. we Witnesses' was a dangerous job. Ev- ery man knows the danger because ol the steep grade. To.protect them- selves they had certain customs or rules or" precaution, such as stopping, cars sixty and signalling ll vhen safe to come on. Mew always wait for a signal as they did not know what the men wen.- .-loins; a1 the bottom. If a car escapes, driver or loader should follow tlw Car and shout. There is nothing, else TO do but this. The horse---was brought down by .the man with the last car, Or hr. would have to co-all the way back for it. Decoux suppos- ed to bring down his horse that wav but could not say whether he ahvavs- did. Answers Surprising The latter -answers surprised crown prosecutor, who made -witness repeat them on oath. There were no nested rules-to that effect, continued' wit- ness, hut understands it was always done that way. 'Me; had never spoken to'Decoux about it as it was not his ousiness. He had to Decoux and others to .be'-careful when he though c they were coming too fast Didn't remember m February ]ast hav ing trouble with Decoux in" the pres- named Nino, he thought. The driver ence of Decoux's Jather and a" man named regard to De- coux letting cars down too fast. Had never said more to Decoux about this than tq others. Never had any trouble wrth him. When he had anything to say to anybody he said it, work was over he thouebi no more about it. Counsel, 'evidently surprised by wit- ness to- ascer- showing.that he. was wiehbfft the jur- court. .Tom; C. BouUreau swore to i'lterp Fro- bert's evidence at pjel'mnery, it over to Mm. to purchasing tickets to liHk'hini for Frobert..Mrs. Lobert, the general manager of the Mrs, Miller Alter' some argument by counsel the uiled that 'the evidence was sufficient to warrant entry of Frobert's deposi- tion at the preliminary enquiry as j evidence. It was therefore read. It I told of the conversation of Decoux laud Frobert. in front black- board wiuiyui" anv appreciable differ- ences tCf .evidence "of and the others. Powell for the Defence witness for the defence} was .William B. Powell. He said he j was forty-five years of age and had worked.'in ..mines since he was nine! years ohl.' .Had worked in mines in j New Zealand, Enelanu, United .States and Can ada-. the mines in tho Crow's Nest. Tin; judge would not let'him..Tell anything of the practices' came.down limping three or four min utes later.. Did net hr-ar driver call- ing Did not say "three or four at preliminary. If he did was' excited after s death. Jt more likei'v three or.four minutes aftci the came. Did not know! names "'of other dnvr-n; who had I dangerous because the or conditions in mines other the Prank, as the. court was I concerned' with it alone. Witness was in the. Frank mine on July 17th. Be saw slope and considered it one of the most dangerous places on! account sraae. of aiiy.-.imnc he'' It apoeared to liirm i Al arge assortment of HATSI I iso a to ciioose at tli e wno iiau li'i i i j cars go. One Italian was luted for 1 the shafl Thft 1 .it by -Bfjot. Eraaniiel Piscia, helper or pusher at bottom, gave c-vidi-ncs- cor- 514, Dufferin Street the. liist'wiiness in al- most every particular with the addi- tion that at'ttr. UK- accident, and af- ter rinr. up Uu> south slope for assistance, short wav in uiily weni a the other direction. usi- of wooden '.sprags, too, he con- dangerous in that-mine, ow- ing to their being.' of the wrong ma- terial. They were verv. liable to L. A. Scott, Manager evenii n t evening. iou spent your nine with Jeeoux friends, didn't you ho Witness admitted going to a shovv with; them, as the-re was no- where else to go. ,Tn regard to his evidence' at the preliminarr, witness said he very probably did 'say then, returned-. -A man aaiiu'd- Mart ell arrived-on the scene about the. same! time witness got back. Tin; accused, j a moment later came running as fast i as he.could, from the south side. The i three-of hen i it ted the heavv I car. of'coal off Lobert arid helped him but. 'Briot came after that. When witness first" saw Decoux1 car coining it-. was only two or three The pump.was working and made so much noise that it was difli- iult 'to hear- the cars until they were anyone shouting. .S2xannne.d-.by Mr. Siinmons he said cars got away every day. One turn- ed upside down a day before the'ac- -Briot was' there and when the driver.-ca'hie down -limping. "Briof' ask- ed 'him -what -was the matter. Wit- ness did. ns-T hear" that -car. ov.ring ,to the -noise of the pumps... Nor. hear that, driver calling-out. Witness was also re-examined bv the previous i Mr. the 'latter failed "break. They should be of iron. He "-was questioned as to .what fur- ther precautions, might have been taken by the company to prevent ac- cidents b'ut, ;ilie_ .an" inquiry." he said. s death. Certain condi- in the at the time d we are concerned The witness continued, was "making" so mucn. noise that those the to. shout- loudly .in or.der. to make one another heard j when conversing.; "What. the remark .you made to nie when we.-, were leaving the'minp that day demanded-the prosecution- counsel dramatically, and walking around, .towards, 'don't remem'ber. ;saying any- replied Powell; "Yon turned to me and said, .-'''We. are seven thousand .strong -and we'll break you.-'. -Didn't -you No, I. didn't. You are president, :of No: .j'll-a'dmit nothing Welhvyou in that mine Does not-.every lacr that have told us dangerous condition ini- press..yipon_ all the men there the riecessitr for evtia precaution I-'don.'t'-i.no'w d0eS' rn ib iu uDc'lurV ,J. C did sav Then follov ed the incident- n. -which, f .deny retorted Powell. almcst placed jui custody loudly" in j on tbe' of contempt1 v Decoux Gives Evidsrce Alter- mo'-e uechnical evidence liad beep taken." this morning the prisoner. You.did say 1 4 What "did you say., 1 don't think-I said anything: Decou-T, -went on the stand to evidence on his own behalf, and was loull admit- you said something to still there uhen court a-djoumecl loc. p'' '.Junch. to' shake him p.r his statement that a car had ran away at least every dav ot" the nine, days he had worked at the shaft 'botto'm. ee- our windows for-re-, prices in odd. lines Remembered, .Other Runaways' _______ __ ._. Ili0l., fVt llie cor.ck-.sion of.Piscia's evi- he 'Lad not" V-orao rfcnce luncheon- -recess- was taken. down so fast .as .it- was- dangerous He Afler Umcht'0ft G-eorge- Fossey, for would not say he. had had trouble fourlcen months eager at, the bottom ot the shaft, on -the afternoon shift, was placed upon the. stand. He re- membered, one or two runaways very distinct ly, and vaguely of many ajor'e. In one case the driver was in another following, but .further.' off.- Did not. remembor any cases the oar was oomplet-ely abandoned. He- gave evidence as to the customs and rules in the mine, varying vcr'v little from other witnesses, Un'drjr tnination he admitted that in" Visitors Phone 556 315 Crabb Street Exclusive Crockery and Glassware with Decoux-, To His Lordship-: Lobert was new at the work of loading on the'-dav of t-be accraent, Decoux had done it moot all the time witness worked in mine. Accused's car would ai- .ways stop at, the switch the same as others; if it did not escape him cous: was not the only One who some- tunes missed his car. Sometimes. if men asked if other were not working, witness gave them -permit-! f'ro'SSlTXJ sion to let their cars come '-right I reprd to llls statement about men through without, stopping- at -he foilov'in? {iown runaway cars had to switch." I Exclusive control for I the famous man tailored garments. The.ladies1 Store- Cash aad One Price The'-Right" Thing, at-the Right'Time, at the Right Price Sols se'ltng Agents, for the. famous "La glove-fitting Corsets. Cross-examined: were' dp go only hinK V-v what others had, never given clearance" r0 'i were p railed almost, evurj- dav caused pith i romc riSht thrcugh with- cr hy sprags- breaking" or the drirrr oul T.-hcn the opposite level was not losing control. Had ..complained to rnpcatedly about it. -Briot was! F- 'Charles Stcricninl mn. as Pit- Boss and gavc the or- 1 were ihr-n called in ?'ae- Saw a car come j the purpose oi n xv thout a spras. t he dav accrtcni: .It was driven by I Loh named N'ino, "h th drn ,far upset. Brioi "he thought Th- tiit-re aiJfJ.-wit.DHss heard give to men to get, shovels and in i At. the time of accident, Lcbert- did not wait signal tr. on as rnrrr j not sending" as the north n- cars. T-I him seen Decoux i0 gjv to do so. too "Dirl car which hurt Lobert; h" looked jor it.' Cars w pent.ec. .on the cars. Did _ y indlayson as pit nun tor pit boss. Sro, put at the curre -iflent. The effoct of the block or 'naway cars would be to H hor stor :Jjcirj or else break.. n.ma switch would b0 better ih-n letter th an ever. with Fact neio machinery throughout. of manufacturing improved 50% 'set proportion too. 'and Flex- ille to the last degree. Tlie new models on display today. You re cordially invited to inspect them. proving an tr.roiU made, by DCCOUJC to ill-.1 day previous to the acci- Tht'ir eyidenci' was all the nt none of them gave quite tlie defence later Acr.-oni- jng to Slevienan! and Slaifac; they were standing with Lo- bc'i't Krancais Krobert. ifis bro- in froirU of the blackboard wheit- cars brought. v.'cre posi- i'fi The fivc ,yf them in partnrr-hip taking out ooa! bi-Uveen tlu- tli the slope on-level'33fl and face of thfe- level. Decoux, Frobert asked him he had brought down of P'.-COU.T said -'one Frobsrt Von promised to brine; for two for- the pT-hcrs. vou take me-for robber b-n .iddeii. "Votis eti's le nu-aning an- all sajrc also "Jn to inier- will get, you.'' The intrr- pn-'.i-r that in 1 he singular, the same as "tliou'' or in English. If Dc-coux'had the bum-h of he v.-ouid have said Th.-v dcm.d that there was anv talk of fluiititis One of them adinit lod-- that- far more angrv j than Hc.-1-ms. and all thai lh.-i{ "words" were betwi-cn j Big New Stock of Fall Lines afford Splendid Choosing To-moirow Scpa-ra.te garments or union suits, in -women's, misses" and cliild- ren's sizes and of every style '.and wool and' cotton, and pure wool and pure silk. Every ''style, -weight a-nd price; and among these some of the most tempting values- we have ever sli'o-wn. Head these: _ FALL WEIGHT TESTS AND BRA Splendid weight yarmems in white and natur- nl colors nnd-oxceotionnl value ar. the price. Vesrs i'roni, long slse-vea; drawers shown in sivies. ankln FINE. WOOL VESTS AND fine soft quality for tho wcmrn 'who famous Close, perfect. -fitting- and 'of splendid weight. this is Mie best garment, of the kind we have ever sold at the price. White only; ankle length; beau- tifully finished and perfectly woven. PURE 'WOOL Lovely find diliiculty io wearins of "Watson" iiRsIirinkabk-- beautifull carmcu-ts and excsprional value at the orice. TheVre the fine ribbed grade at that, lovely'1. soft cruality and guaranteed unshrinJrable; air sizes from 32 to -12; white only; ankle -lengtlr wonderluiiy cheap. Big assortments of extra lnro-o sizes for stout women, in all tills exposition In pohit Af beaulr, slvle ami fnsciiiatittu -of price WOMEN'S FALL Is Unrl vailed. At e.-cii pr.ce. we have the qusJiiics and secured a wider of 'at' trac.ive ssyjec tnan nas evar before been possible, and the points of excellence in each a Wr1 Sre to contemplative purchaser to. visit; this' ORE AT VALUES IX THIS SATURDAY COAT not. von aro ready to pni on your Fall coal, you will find it very much to your ad- and values really This line at represents the very faest vaiue we have ever shewn: made of various qrades of the new rough materials in coiors and several becom- ing styles. XEW AUTUMN SUITS AT THAT ARE NOT- >SITITS" Realizing the great demand for tailored, 'snits at this price, we determined to maintain the'ac- knowledged Clarke supremacy, m by offering' something above the usual. Several styles to choose from: made of al! wooi cheviots, worsteds and Vene- tian broadcloths, in pretty shades of navy, green, oray. brown, etc. Every one cor- rect in styie and of ihe famous "North- wav" ma il i5 Krao OE: pa i-c'j-ry and Dinccn. 7 000.011. d and Thomas and Liviiu and I sol'; snlendui weight, sixes S 1-2 to In ins., j'ull I'asljionecl, special heels and toes HANDSOMELY EMBROIDERED HOSE ___SOc imaginable color to match the new extra, tine, .janlity c-asliniere; silk embroid- ered. ;