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MM. rAGH 0. THE BAflM UTAH ADVOCATE, THURSDAY. JUKE 20, 1013. ""UB
(. UTAH BREAKS ITS
I RECORD FOR COAL
Eighty-Five Per Cent of the Production of !;
! Five Millions of Dollars Comes From
; This (Carbon) County.
HB . The production of coal In Utah In
BB 1012 reached the record figure of
H' 3,010, HO short tons, valued at S
BB 04fi,4rl, an InoreAM, according to
BE Kdwnrd W l'orkar of the United
BBs. lltnto geological survey, of 80J.974
BV tonn ovor the output of 1911 The
BBt conl flold ot Utah Are Important
BBL and are widely distributed orer the
Bft alnto. The nrMi known to contain
K. workable bod ot coal ggrRte
BY moro Ihnn 8,000,000 acre, In nddl-
BBt. , lion to which tliore are about 1,-
BBBlj , 2C0.000 acre which may contain
BB. workable conl. Tho targe! anil
BBK! commorolally tho most Important
BBBl v conl field In Utah I that of tho
? ' nroftt Ulntnh Ilonln, which Ilea par-
BB, Mini with ntul along tho outh ahto
'I ot tho Uintah Mountains. Tho Hold
u extends from CrontcU Uutto, nbouL
BBF onothlrd of tho wny ncroM Colo-
BB) rndo on tho enM, to tho wtmtorn
B part at Carbon nud Hmcry counties
BB. on tho wont. In Utnh thla hoaln
BBB undcrllca Inrgo portion of Ulntnh.
BBB i Wnatch nnd Cnrhon cottnttc. Ita
BBE . nouthorn hordor bolnr In (Jrnnd nnd
BBB ! Kmory counties. Th moit lmpor-
BBBf i lunt conl flold la on tho southern
BBB ' rim ot tho baln In tl.o Hook Cliff
BBB j of Western Colorndo nnd Knutcrn
BBB ! II tali. From that fnct tho produc-
BBB m Uvo area In Utah U generally known
BBB h Brt tho Hook Cliff flold Tho prln-
BBBJ 1 clpnl mining oporntlon nro carried
BBB 1 on In Cnrhon county, moro than 86
BBBB 1 pop conl of tho pfoductlon of tho
BBBV I Uto bqing from that county.
BBBK f Quito n Inrgo flold In 'ho outh-
BBBB1 ,: orn pnrt ot tho atato undtrlle con
BBBB ; nldornblo portion ot (larfleld, Knno
BBBB" nnd Iron countlo and a munll area
BBB 1.1 tho onutorn part ot Wnthtngton
BBBB i, county. This tlotd hns not boon do-
BBBV i voloppd on a commorclnl scalo. as
BBBB I ii U I not at proncnt ronohoil by nny
BBBB i railroad, nnd ha boon opened only
BBBK for small local consumption. A small
BBBB' j area In Hummlt county. In tho nor-
BBBJ i thorn pnrt ot tha state, known n
BBBB. j (bo Coalville field, whllo bclnc only
BBBB -I a tow miles In oxtont In Utah, hn
BBBB 1 , been commercially developed, us It
BBBf ft I Is convenient to tho markets ot Og-
BBBB' J don nnd Halt I.iku City, yloldtng
BBBBJiJ mora than 100,000 tons annually.
IThoro aro savoral other small conl
v nroaa In Sanpete, Bcvler and Wnyno
H'f IncrrAMtl IVodiictioit Shmwi.
R Tho conl production of Utnh
BBBBBB1) ronched a total exceeding 3,000,000
BBBBBjl tons for tho first ttmo In 1012. Tho
BBBB I Increnso In 1012 over 1011 was
BBBB! Jj G02.974 short tons or 20 pur cunt.
BBBBPJ Tho vnluo gained $707,78 or 18.8
BBBB I per cent. Tho Increased production
BBBB In 1012 is attributed to activity In
BBBB , tho motnlllforous mines and rolntod
BBBB Industrie nnd to genurnlly prospor-
BBBBB' J ous conditions throught the state.
BBBBB Tho Incrennod uutisumptlon ot fuel
BBBB oil In some ot tho territory reached
BBBB, ' by Utnh conl, particularly In Call-
BBBB' fomta nnd Western Nevada, has
BBB tit taken away some ot tin markets,
BBBB I but this 1(hw hus been nmdu up Jy
BBBfl'il the deinnnd from other consumers.
BBB'ti Kmiulnnints from tho trnnsportn-
BBBBBJ , tlon eompnnloM hnvo been an lmpor-
BBBBX tant factor In the trade, and to this
BBBBBjl' has been added extensive Improve-
BBBBBy niont by tho Denver nnd JM
BBBBe Grande, over which most of tho pro-
BBBBBCv duot Is shipped, Including additional
BBBBBl 1 equipment which rill ninterlnlly ro-
BBBBBV ; duoe complaint of oar shortugo iind
BBBBE ( other Inndeaunto facilities. Opurn-
BBBBBK 1 1 tors reported n soarolty of labor In
BBBB 1912 duo to tho oxodtis ot foreign
BBBj I mlnnrs to tho llalkan war, hut tho
BBBBB ; i returns to tho survey nevertheless
BBBBBS ' show atr Inerease ot 10 per vent In
BBBB tho number of mlno workors In 1913
BBBBB ' over lull. Tho totnl number of
BBBBB men employed In 1912 was 3328,
BBBB ' against 3000 during tho preceding
BBBBJ year. The uverngo working tlmo
BBBm ! liicreasod from two hundred nnd
BBBBB ', tbirty-alx days to two hundred and
H , Kfflclenry of
B ) Although by far the larger part
BBBBB f ot Utah' production Is mined by
BBBB ! hand nnd a relatively small itunntl-
BBBBJ ' j ty Is undorcut by mnchtnes, tho vffl-
BBBBBJ t -cloncy record of the minors
BBBBB ngott with the highest nmong tha
HBBBB : states. In 1912 tho average pro-
BBBl ductloa per man employed wns nine
BHBBBT liundrod find six tons, with a dally
BBBBB t nvarago record of 3.18 tons. In
jBBBBJ 1911 tho yearly avorngo jwr man
BBVBK wua Jht hundred and twonty-ono
BBBBB r tons and tho dally avorago 3.48
"BJBBBB' tons. Tho statlstlos for 1012 show
'&1bVbV tliat 33 i'ur cont ot "io totnl u,imt
ABBB was mined by hand. Tho qunntlty
9JbVJB of ooal R'10 ott tua w11'1 Wlt8 on,y
BBBBB 91,992 tons or 3 per cent ot tho to-
BflBJBB tal. No strikes or othar labor trou-
JBBB lilua woro reported la tho mlnos of
BBBBB iiHST iaxATtvi: ion tui: aciid
HHBBJ Old men nnd womor. feol tho need
vBBBBBl of a lasatlvo moro than young folks,
BBBBBBJi but U roust bo sato und hnnnloss
imBJBJ and one which will not cause pain.
BBEBBBj Dr. King's New Llfo Fills aro espe-
HBBBBJIL clully good for tho ngod, for they
WBBD( act promptly and easily. Price twon-
BDanBBBjl ty-flvo conts. Rocommonded by all
mSmBJj doalors. Advt.
Utah during 1912. In 1911 there ,
waa only one Inatanee of dhMAtlsfac- i
tlon and In that the miner woro ,
Id la for but three days. Practically ,
all the mine In the slate- are work- (i
ed elaht hour a day. ,'
The reports to the United States J
bureau ot mines show Hint thoro ,
were eighteen fatal accidents In the ',
roal mines ot Utah In 1912. an In- (
crease of four over 1911, nono ot ,'
which were duo to explosions of gas
or dust '.
In UmrKeil Willi I'rnuil In Coniux- Ji
Hon With Halo of Htock.
Two moro suit against P. A. i
Sweet charging him with fraud In (i
connection with n deal by which
the stock of tha Hiawatha Morenn-
tile company and tho Consolidated ',
Fuel company were sold woro filed S
In tho district court nt Bait Iako ;
City last (Saturday. The Inttor suits ,
nro by It. 11. Kolwell nnd S. V.
Wells. Jr., who chnrgo that thoy ,
woro defrauded out ot n hundred (
shares of stock each In tha mor- ,'
cnntllo compnny through tho mis- i
rcprcsontntlons of Sweet, ',
According to tho complaints,
which arq tdontlcal In form to thoso (
filed sovoral day ago, Swcot rcpro- ,'
sentcd to stockholders In tho, mor-
cnntllo compnny that In order to fa- i,
cllltato tho salo ot tho fuel company ',
stock it would bo necessary to sur- (i
roudor tho mercnntllo stock grail ,'
to tho purchasers of tho fuel stock.
Acting on thl advice tho various ',
plaintiffs allege they surrondorod i
tho mercantile stock only to dls-
covor later that Sweot had not part- , '
ed with his owu stosk for nothing,
but had tuado a big profit out of tho J
deal. , '
Tho court I askod to order nn ,'
accounting of tho funds Swcot Is at- i
leged to have obtained through thu ,
sntn of tho mercnntllo stock. '
iiauton ih iu:i,i:ahi:ii i
W. II. Ilarton, foreman ot the ,
workings ot tho Utnh Construction i
company nt Tucker, waa Inst week '
released by Justlco llUhop at Ball '
Lake City following a brief hoarlng, (
during which llnrton proved to tho ,
satisfaction of tho court that tho
charges of pandering ngnlnst him '
woro unfounded. ,
llnrton had been hold in the city ,
Jail for two weeks by tho police on
tho chnrgo ot pandering. Ho had '
brought from Tucker a girl whom
ho had hired ns a. servant for his ,
wife, who is an Invnlld. llarton'n ,
wife nud small daughter woro Jnov-
lug from Uonvor to Salt Lake City. '
They nrrlvod whllo Ilarton wns In '
Jail and Attorney Parley Jenson, (
who wns representing him, told Mrs. ,
llnrton of tho predicament her hus-
band wns In. Her condition wna '
serious for several days when tdie '
hea" the news.
i hen Ilarton wns released by Jin- ,
tic n UUhop he went Immediately to ,
ha wlfo. Ho wlll.nttompt to find
another girl nud return to work nt
fOMI'l.HTK 1'ia.NH l'Olt
AX lltltKIATION PltOlliCr
Plnns for the lluekhoru Irrigation
project In Hmory county whereby
about twenty thousand ucrea ot land
will be reclaimed were practically
completed nt a special meeting of
the state Innd board held lust But
unlay. Tho board expeoU to bo in
a position to lot contracts for tho
prellmlnnry work In tho near future.
At this meeting ot thu board a
resolution was adopted thnt horo
nfter no farm loans would be mado
by the board In Irrigation districts
of tho statu whero bonds had boon
Issued by tha district under tho
stato law. Tho board takes tho
position that farm loans In such dis
tricts by tho board aro not desir
able, ns tho bonds aro u first lion
on tho land.
PAUTY IH OIVJIN TO T11K
i urn in no btoiuls Ki.ni.itK
STORRB, Juno 21. Tuesdny eve
ning Storm ward gave a party to
tho retiring elders, II, Lolchty mid
1,. Itao. A pavilion for tho onter
talumont wns o roc tod on tho hill
south ot town. More n Bhort pro
gram wns given, the sptolost num
ber being a satlro on the Mental
Culture oluli the Inspiration of
Krank Dennett. Dancing was tho
main 'oft t tiro of tho evening's en
joyment. Tho music was furnished
by homo talent.
Tha Montal Culturo club was en
tertained this wcok by Mrs. Harold
h. Roblson. Tho lecture ou Ilqrlln
was contlnuod by Mrs. h. K. Adams.
Mrs. Chris 'Ilandloy gavo a paper
and Mastor Orval Singleton a recitation.
Come to Price I
And Celebrate the !
4TH OF Jl !l
-wt. v y ' jTarngrr mrtffiSPlBSsJBSyl' BBI
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I Music, Speaking, Base Ball, Danc I
ing, Horse Racing and I
! vouitHi:i,r and riti i:ns ahi: t'tmuiAu.v inviti:d to joi.v uh in makixu tiiih ci:m:uiution
i a (iitAM) Hi'tvi:s.s and onh i-oNo to in: iti:.Mi:.Miii:ui:i). BB
Begin Preparations Now to Celebrate the 4th I
i . of July With Us At Price. 1
I Good Speeches By Prominent Orators I
'; a iii:.utv wni.co.Mi: awaith vor. a sooi i:joY.m.i: ti.mi: is kslhi:i. H
i Fine Music of all Kinds During Day 1
I!; I'l.KVTY OK WATi:it AND HIlADi:. IIUST 01' ACtUMMOIIATIONH. fl
i.irr is iiavi: iit.Ni hi:unio.
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; Well Be Looking For You I
j; j! comi: kaiii.v stav la-ri:. iiv 011111:11 committi:!:. I
Till: MODUST HUNTlJIt.
Amateur Klmrod Can you show mo nny bear trnckaT
Natlvo I kin show you a hear. f
Amatour Nlmrod Thanks awfully, old chap, Tracka'wlll suttico.
Go through life suffering with headaches
and painful eyes, not stopping to realize
that a pair of correctly fitted glasses will
give relief and make them comfortable.
Consultation Free j
W. W. LEWIS
Located in the Lewis Jewelry Store, Price, Utah
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