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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald, Tuesday, September TES PROMPTLY FURNISHED. It's natural for you to want the most and the best you can get for your money. The only safe way to always let us make you an estimate on what you want before buying else- where. We have complete stocks ot everything in lumber and building material Round Street Phone 763 THE PIONEER LUMBER CO. Westminster Rd. Phone 1063 Yards Lethbrfdge N> Lethbridge Taber Bow Island Milk rtiver High River Claresaolm Nanton Granum Carmangay; Barons Kipp Jet Wadding-ton- Stuckey Company Dealers in All Kinds of HAY GRAIN Carloads shipped at once, on receipt of order. Get our prices. Hay, Grain, Stock, Etc. sold commission, either by ori- rate treaty or -public auction. WAREHOUSE JL'SALES VD. ;SMITH ST. X Rear of "Dallas Hotel Office Round Si. ALBERTA'S COAL FIELDS GREATEST IN THE EMPIRE i That is the View of a Newspaper Man After Inspecting Our Mines PREMIER APPROVES RAIIWAY ROUTE The Toronto Telegram publishes -the following' from its reporter. who was with the Laurier party: Lethbridge, Alta., the HORSESHOERS Tool Dressing Repairing Woodwork C. 1V.FISHER FtFRMAN'S LIVERY BARN Smith and Dufferin average Oatarian coal mining seems an industry .utterly foreign to -this country. All -carboniferous" fuel used in ihis own province is imported from tha [collieries of Pennsylvania or Ohio. It I is hard therefore for realize that. the greatest coal field in the i world lies in their, own land, in the j southern part of this province of Al- i berta. Lethbridge may be said to be in the centre" of this immense mining- dis- trict. And it was lo visit -one of ihe newest and most up-to-date pits in ihe vicinity that several members of the Laurier party .set out this morning. The mine .was Number 6 of the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Compang. Four H.undred Feet Long Alter an inspection of the hoisting, apparatus, and the screening of the coal, lifted in small .carloads to the surface, the visitors stepped on a cage and descended into the black depths of the swiftly, as the empty cars dropped down the shaft, but become when these other big mines winch are .starting up begin to throw tneir output on the" Want Reciprocity jn Coal Pincher Creek, Sept. Pin- cher Creek, Cardston and rJontana Railway company, which is backed (by New York capitalists, will apply to. the nest session of the legislature for an extension of its charter to al- low it to construct a main line north through Calgary and Edmonton into the Peace River country. The dis- tance from the international bound- ary to Peace River Landing, over the- route for which application for a char ter will be made, is about 700 miles. In Canada we ship as far east i Tiiere wil1 he a branch Winnipeg, at which point we meet from Creek west TO tap _ _-, w CT compeation from the Pennsylvania oases. Then we ship south to Great ilonca-na. We look to the States as our big market. Down in Washing- ton, Oregon and .Montana, they have no coal measures to speak of. They are to get our coal, both the do- mestic arucie mined in this district the steam coal obtained at the coal fields of the pass, of which it of the Canadian The ot Bipley Transfer Co, Is Now On RedpsthSt. '-_. ..Opposite Methodist done om ifcort motlce FOB SALE PHONES: PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LOKGr BEOS.Pioprietors 'Office next Arcade Pkonell63 Uzbridge, Sept. O'Neil, this place, celebrated his 100th birthday on August 29th. He was born. in Ireland in 1810, and emigrated to Canada in 1843. In 1844 he came to TJxbriage. and has lived here ever since. There was no railroad running through here at the time, and he walk- ed across the country from Xewmar-' ket. The TJxbriage postoffice then was a -log hut which now stands on Mr" O'lSTeils property. Mr. O'Neil is an active old gentle- Kan, and is exceptionally bright for his sge. He has worked at the blacksmi thing in his day, and he can today put 2 shoe on a horse. He lived alone, and looks after a garden of considerable size. of his stories of pioneer life exceptionally interesting-. That dread disease, infantile par- alfsis, has appeared at Cornwall. The three-year-old son of -Xathan Mc- l.aughlin. of BonTiHe, died of the dis- -ease after great suffering. I as gentle jerks as the .giant strength, of the huge hoisting engine, controlled by a careful operator, was capable of exerting. Down in the timbered galleries four j hundred feet below, the surface of the prairie, where eleetric lights faintly II- scene, a. -stream of load- ed push-cars rambled incessantly out from, the inner workings. Here, a thou: sand, feet from the foot of the shaft miners were breaking -down huge seams. There is gas in all coal mines: but so _little, of .this 4angerous rapbr was tiere at the tunnel's mouth, that men were working with uncovered lamps. In this mine and Number 3, TOO men are employed. No.Smoke Nuisance On the. surface among the interest- ing things seen in and about the plant of was a box car being loaded. The car stood upon a steel' platform -whose semi-circular base., working on cogs, like the half of a huge wheel, standing upright, tilted the -vehicle on its end. A shoot poured a steeam of coal in at the doorway, the position of the car being shifted as ends filled up. When.running at full speed 'the loading process only occu- pies fire minutes. At the engine the visitors' attention was called sauat smokestack which by all con ventional rules should have been at least one hundred feet higher. From its top no black cloud of reek could be seen emerging. "Our furnaces furnish a thousand answered Manager Rob ert Livingston, to our questions re- garding this, "b.ut as you see there in no the apparatus consumes it all." Then the scribe bethought him the smoke nuisance in Toronto and of the marvellous change that might be wrought by the introduction of such methods there. Large Daily Output. between and ns OI -COa? dailv nc rTi'c r_- in Hiayor of Spokane: Mr. C. -M Fassett' president of the Spokane Chamber, of Commerce; Prof. iUfred Atkinson chairman of the national board of the Dry Farming Congress, Bozeman Mont; Mr. Henry W. Newton, chair- man of the Washington Board of CoutroL N. S. Owners Take Opposing slogan of the Alberta mine line the South Kootenay _ _, is understood the company has secured the control. Ths company has jtlready completed the final survey of the first one hundred miles of the road, north of the- iuter- natioual boundary, which is covered by the original charter, and construc- tion work has been commenced. An Edmonton despaTch states that ''representatives of New York railway builders and coal men, laid their proposition before Premier Sifton on Saturday, and that he af- fixed his signature to the plane ci the WHAT HE WOULD DO WITH MONEY Spokane Man Who is Ke- ported to Have Fallen Keir to Fortune Spokane, Wash., Sept. G-. Stilson, 70 years age, living with his family at 2411 East Pacific avenue, Spokane, who is mentioned in dispatches from Watrous, Saskatche- wan, Canada, as one of the four heirs an estate in Scotland valued at said today that if any of the money comes, to him he will use il to assist deserving men and wo- men who have met with misfortune through no fault of their own. The dispatch from Watrous status that Fred Farrar 01 that i-itr, has been advised that a '-elathV, whct-e name is not given, has bequcilher to him one-fourth of a estate the other heirs being William Siilsou or St. Louis, Mo., Mrs. fT Mun- deahall, of Lisbon, N. an-.l Spokane man. Mrs. Muni'shall is the SHOE POLISH A -food that will not tfum or cake on shoes. Shines quick a. wink, and brilliant, hard, lasting: nnd waterproof; no turpentine, acids or injurious Ingrredittnts. ALL DEALERS, 10c, THE F. F. CO.. LIMITED, Hamilton, Ont., Buffalo, H.Y. IAACU. uis fc-igjutiiuj-e IQ uic plane ui use nso-u. -uuui'.SJl-Iu IS tne first 100 miles of the road on Ssttui- latter's daughter. Two other thiitiien dav from the boundarv TO ilif are Frank Stilson. or from the boundary to the west side of section 34.' township 6, range 2, west of the fifth principal oieriri- -nn iaa- This owners presents a striking contrast to the sentiment of -their fellow-producers in Canada's other coal-bearing region the province of Nova Scotia. They look to foster the indus- try, knowing well the J product .flood of vania would soon mean "It is expected that the route of the proposed road will follow the sur- fvey ma'de last fall for what was known as tie 'Calgary to Butte rail- way.'." Route From, Calgary South This survey from .'Calgary south runs west of the Macleod branch p! the C. E., crossing Higmvood riv- er twenty-five miles west of High River and south through the valley between the Porcupine and Living- T- stone ranges- 'After .-crossing the enough jhat were! Crow's Nest branch Pincher tteiri Creek an-d line noV un- ;ses through Pin- Crcek d? -----Ic, through the Pishfaurn va-l-'i mark-1 ky to Cardston, "crossing the- inter- ntlme nstinnal it: WVi i el-n-rr Maritime out here. Vv I.f n VVLTfl or Practically ail the coal deposits In the far west haul from the coal of the Eastern States coal by adjacent States. 3 to understand the fh 5 S" tolwn; fevYefbv s; ------_------- WINNIFRED Sept. lO.-Mrs. C hr here last .week. When he went in the When he drove hef to weV she fell ana began to kick and froth at and died shortly after. irine Hat'in a few'days8 of SprilP, south oi Wmnjfred which h" TV HI yield about six bushels busv national boundary at" Whiskey pass. It is proposed to- .cpjinect with' the Great Northern ;.-By-stem at or near Shelby Junction in Montana. J. A. Taylor, one of the. directors of the. who was'in Calearv for a couple ot days last week, drove around the city looking for a possible route-of entrance, and while he would give out nothing .definite for publica- tion, it is altogether probable that tne road will come in from the south- west along the Elbow river valley. This would be a feasible route for-anv roa-d coming in from that direction, Prom Calgary north no survey ha? yet been made, but it is certain that the proposed location will a con- siderable distance west the C. E railway, and will give railway to an immense area of splen- C. E. scat ment. -Consequently he informed he would give the money" to of "it'yesterday morning, arid pointed out the wheel "to him stand- ing behind 622 Coutts street, where it had been 'left -while school wasl'on. Mr. Kennedy consequently notifies the police', station- and with Constable Sargeant J-watched- the 'machine until the boy came out of school. The lat- ter in, answer to.. their questions said he 'found" the wheel' in a house oa' London Road and on further question- ing said he ha-d obtained the E Walter Wright, of Peterboro. was sentenced to months in the Cen- tral. He stole a gold watch from a drunken man. Joseph Royce, 76 years old, while 'isiting in Guelph, fell down stairs, "i himself badly, and was picked up fr0m another boy, naming or dead.- He is mat which is considered ous for a man of his rears. ;ng a good re- marvel- n son a g the new post office t ?ae-J sold his restaur- U !9Ve t0 Andy Loinquist, a ncher 12 miles northwest of town and Mr. McGregor and femiivVe w' Mrs. Lindwell departed last Mon- Willncr returned Tuesday on the irrigation turn again to the work. tons oi coal daily at this time of the year, and .up to a day during the winter said the manager "Ours is domestic coal, and we export more of it in summer than at anv time of the year. We can sell our "entire outpu: here in the prairie provinces in winter." High Freight Boosts Price In Lethbridge coal costs ?4.50 a ton. while the same article brings IS ship ped into Winnipeg. In Calgary, only 140 miles distant people have' to pay a ton for this Gah coal. To the e town of Pincher Creek only 60 returned a the freight is Sl.nft a ton pretty well illustrates the operation of weight tariffs on prices. "We ship only a limited to ;e_States at present.-" Livingston, "bnt the time is comin- when we win have to look ro ihe b..ates L0r our market. In this single r. toekeeWC i tons a day for twenty have a small ovcrproduction'even'no'w m summer. Bur what will u that g better here than at any other place he lias seen. A traveller from Medicine Hat call- ed toflay and says that we have more ram than they did, and also that JS Coking better. i Tne Misses Arndt from Whitla were! calling on Jnends here last Frida N F.CLOWE HOME. Sept T> _ ___ The Old Folks find advancing years bring an increasing tftndency to constipation. The correctiva they need is 99 Entirely different-from common laxatives. Pleasant to take, mild and painless A tablet (or less) at bed-time regulates the bevels perfectly. Increasing