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MOXDA, 4ANUAIIT It, JS.
rACHD SIS.
ALTUTQUKTIQUE OITIZEK
TRIES TO SAVE
IVES OF MANY
MINERS
Government Experiments
Wlih Methods of Preventing
Disasters In America.
WuihiiiRton, Jun. 1. lu its effort
to viii the Appalling loss cf life in
!. i mines of the country, the
Vniti'd statts government Is meeting
with much success. For several
mourns an experiment Mation under
the (j;i-.vtion of the technologic
branch of the United States gelogical
survey hits been In operation at Pitts
fcurK I'a., with the purpose of dis
ciiverinp the catwos of mine dlsimters
ml auijgestinff a remedy.
Aloni? with the establishment of
this tutin and the agitation which
preceded the necessary legislation,
there lias been a falling off in the
r-umuer of deaths In the coal mines
for tin- year, 1908, and while the oin
c?al iisures have not yet been ob
lilned, it la stated that the number
of deaths will be several hundred less
than in 1907, which was an unusual
year. In December, 1907, four ex
plosions took the lives of 700 men,
one of them at the Monongah mine
in West Virginia being the greatest
mining disaster In the history of the
country. There were' 356 victims,
liuring 1908 there were but to acci
dents in which the loss of life was
ery heavy; one In January at the
Hanna mlne.Jn Wyoming, with a loss
of 70 men; the other, November 28,
at the Marianna mine, in Pcnnsylva-
which resulted In 154 deaths.
Already at the experiment station
two discoveries have been made which
will tend lo decrease the number of
deaths in the mines. It has been
demonstrated that a number of the
so-called "safety" explosives are any
thin? but safe; in fact, the statement
te made that with the present explo
sives used in mining, the miner takes
his life in his hand every time he
touches off a fuse. It Is the purpose
f the government to continue these
experiments until the explosives of
the country are standardized in sucn
. manner that the miner will have a
definite idea what these explosives
will do.
After the government haa gone far
enough In its experiments, a bulle
tin will be Issued recommending as
iwrmissible explosives such as stand
the test- The facts learned concern
li g these explosives will be called 3I
avctly to the attention of the state
mining bureau as well as the opera'
tors.
Perhaps the most Important and
tar-reaching experiments so far at the
.station are those in which It has been
definitely shown that coal dust is an
xpl'wlve .equally as dangerous as the
deadly fire damp. This has been a
sooted question among mining en
glneers and miners alike, both in
sisting that it is impossible to explode
-coal dust unless there is gas, present.
That the coal dust will explode in a
(nine where there is no gas has been
repeatedly shown to several hundred
operators and miners at the testing
stations. The experts at the station
are n tvi bending their struggles to
discover some method by which this
d-ist can be prevented from being
v. serious menace to the miners. Ex
periments in wetting It have been go
ing on for some time, but nothing of
m. very definite nature has yet been
Seamed, unless it Is the fact that the
coal dust does not l.Tnlte when thero
17 a great amount of moisture In It.
Kv ry effort la being made at the
ttatipn to come aa close to the condt
lions in a mine as possible. The tests
oi various dynamites and powders
ruv-t in blasting coal are being made
'in a mammoth boiler plate cylinder
whkb has previously been filled with
KM or cual dust. The cylinder Is 100
rfeet long and 6 ft. In diameter. Safe
ly vulves have been placed ail along
the top nnd are left unfastened In
such a manner that whrnever thero
Ii tn explosion tne valves open on
tli ir hinge. j-erles of port hole
on the side, covered with one-half
Incn i.'ass, enabi those conducting
the experiments l viltn-'' the results
from an obesrvatlon houo sixty feet
ii way. An explosive mixture of fire
damp and air, or coil diiKt an 1 a.T
Is pumped Into the cylinder an! the
cxi'l.ntve which Is to be tstd 1
shot Into it from one er.il cf the cylinder.-
o that the rta rp gcej right
Intj the fire damn or ca.l iuM. Na1
i.ral gas is use, at this station for
lire damp, because It corresponds
vi ry closely to this deadly gas. The
cannon In which tne explosives are
plac-l is fired by tleelrlclty from
the otservaiion house which is par
iillel w!th the cvlinder itself.
These Investigations nre exported t")
pccompllah a double purpose; not
rnly a reduction in the number of
men killed In the mines, but nlso a
Moving of the w.aste in mining coal.
The use of the Improper explosives,
as well as the improper use of suit
able explosives, results annually In
the waste of great amounts of coal.
The use of too high charges In blast
ing, or the use of "unnesessarily vio
li nt ixplotdves shatters much good
coal converting fuel Into dust which
may itself be explosive nnd become
I rothiotive of much further damage.
Such ixpl"tdons often loosen the roof
i t a coal mini', which may fall later
to be wasted, or productive of fatal
accidents.
In addition to the actual experi
ments in testing t xplosives. Important
experiments are hi Ing mnde In res
iu" work. One jart of the slatlon
has been fltti d up as a miniature coal
mine. This is a largo glass-encased
air tight room which contains difficult
p;;s?ae s such as are found In coal
mines. There are also various ob
struct ins similar to what would be
found ii a mint after It had been
recked by an explosion; also dum
mies weighing 150 to 200 pounds.
v presenting asphyxiated miners. This
room ii? filled with deadly gas and a
csc'.'e corps of men who are being
trained In tre work, enter dally, in
Bill-Boards Latest Weapons
in 'Frisco's War on Japs
Who uanfs an ORIENTAL
CALIFORNIA?
'.Vim pref ers MONGOLIAN t
to Caucasian Standards?
Hlto Believes llm! his imltisliiiil
Activity is immune to Asiatic f
Lwnptiuiion r
11
test
D3K0T PATRONIZE JAPANESE
' jap leacus:
m
THE JAPS"
It Is laundry workers of San Fran
cisco who are the latest of organ'zed
Pan Francisco, Cal Dec. 11.-
While the Japanese and American
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,i n (imiirn nt wnsn neron TLre jiieriiijf . . . .... n,in.
helmets which supply them with oxy- , 1 "" - ! lanor s nosx to ieei ine eompein.u,,
gen while th-v work. The men re- 'exchanging mutual assurances )f ; tlf the llttI, brown man. They have
. . - - .... . . , 1 i 1 n 1. 1 t n 1 . 1 1 ii
insiii in this Ciamber ror two hours, goodwill anu uio gwmu , enucuvui en iu m. i. mo im
n irmvu g obiMuc'ions, picking up the .-Urengthening their military and naval' iness competition, but with each low
dumries, placi'm them on stretchers ' forces, the agitation agalnwt Japanese j ering of the laundry schedule, the
and carrying them away. Thero Is cheap labor throughout the. Pacific Japanese have been able to undersell
a!.-o In the room a machine which: coast shows no signs of abatement, j their labor and st.il mane prom..
recort't the amount of work a man The latest outbreak has occurred in l "The Japanese are a menace to our
may be oxpec ted to do w hile wearing J Sun Francisco, w here the billboards j economic peace and prosperity, to
rne of these helmets. One-half of are blazoning forth an appeal to the the cry of the harrassed laundry men
;he large building In which this res- public to use "the only effective rem-, and women. "They are driving our
cue room Is located is used as nniedy at hand" and refrain from pat-
i.udltorium and several hundred mln- ronlzing the Japanese.
ers and operators have watched the j Large four-sheet posters, done pa
tescue drill through the large glass j trloticully In red and blue Ink on
vindows which separate the audlto- white paper, command the attention
r'um from the gas-filled chamber. Al-j0f the puserby on every corner,
though there has been but little op- "Who wants an Oriental Califor
portunity so far for the rescue corps nia7" g the greeting.
to demonstrate Its efficiency at the "Who prefers Mongolian to Cau- the board of police commissioners
mines, still It has done some K00,1jcasian standards?" Is the succeeding I when the city officials were under the
work. lauery. I dominion of Abraham Ruef, recently
uhcb xne neimeiea men wniie ngni-
white men and white women out of
the . laundry geld and out of other In
dustrial Melds.
"They are demundlng special priv
ileges that are denied tq all other
aliens" le the charge.
That accusation Is the outgrowth
of the discovery that five years ago
Who believes that his. Industrial , convicted of bribery, Issued permits
ing a mine Are succeeded In bringing nctivltv is Immune to Oriental com- to Japanese to sell liquor. Irrespective
an unconscious man to a place of
Fafety, where he was given oxygen
'reatment and recovered his senses in
a short time.
It Is not the Intention of the Unlt
td States government to furnish res
cue corps whenever there Is a disas
ter. The present corps was organ
ised with the idea of encouraging the
mine owners and miners themselves
to form such organizations. Invita
tions have Seen issued to operators
throughout the country to send picked
men to the experiment station, where
they may watch the government res
cuers at work and later go through
the same training themselves, In or
der that they may gain the necessary
confidence In the use of these hel
mets. Already a number of the
large mining companies have taken
petition?"
Then in large red letters:
of th lay that forbade
privilege.
Aliens that
"THE YANKEE DOODIiK HOY"
The theatrical ta?te of the theatre
going public Is constantly changing
and lucky Indeed Is the author who
can evolve some "play delicacy"
which will succeed In itiekling the
"amusement palate" of the great ma
jority. Such, however, has been
Ilalton Powell's good fortune with
"The Yankee Doodle Boy" the music
play which Powell & Cohan will pre
sent here at the E!ka' Theatre on
Monday night.
The play depicts the many humor
ous adventures of "Bud Hicks" one
of those slangy, flashily dressed, de-
ndvantage of this Invitation and are'cldedly Independent young fellows
organizing rescue corps at their, who are typical of our great cities,
mines, fully equipped with oxygen hel-j Iud halls from Chicago and In the
mets. first act 1 dazzling the natives of
In 1907 more than 5,125 menwerejthe small suburban town of Downer's
killed In the coal mines of the coun- Ulrove, 111., with his "glad rags" as
try a death rate of 4.86 for every 'he (terms his clothes. The pretty
1 000 men employed. This is from young country girls look good to Bud
three to four times as many men per and he mnkus a deep Impression by
thousand as were killed In any coal- telling of his great wealth and many
producing; country of Europe, where remarkable achievements, which ex
experimental stations such as the 1st only In his fertile Imagination.
one in Pittsburg have been In opera- However, he establishes himself as a
great favorite and 1h having a most
enjoyable time when his "butting in"
Before buying call and see our list ' propensities get the best of him and
of residences. Prices J850 to $5,000. he mixes in a family quarrel. Bud
Vacant lots foi sale. John Borra- simply can't stand Idly by and see a
aalle, oeraer Third und Gold. woman get the worst of It, so ho in-
tion for several years.
tcrferes and thereby brings on a cli
max. In the second and third acts
all the characters have "skidooed'' to
Chicago and are In a glorious mix
up. Finally all is straightened out
and ends happily through tho strenu
ous efforts of "The Yankee Doodle
Boy."
During the action of the three acU
tin new original song hits are Intro
duced, as well as several pretty danc
ing numbers.
Good Cbiigh Medicine for Children
The season for coughs and colds k-
ow at hand and too much care can
not be used to protect the children.
A child Is much more likely tj con
tract diphtheria or scarlet fever when
he has a cold. The qnulcker you curt
his cold the less the risk. Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy is the sole
reliance of many mothers, and few of
those who have tried It are wllllns
to use any other. Mrs. F. F. Starcher,
of Ripley, W. Va says: "I have nev
er used anything other than Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy for my chil
dren and It has always given goji'
satisfaction." This remedy contain
no opium or other narcotic and may
be given as confidently to a child ot
to an adult. For sale by all druggists,
o
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