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250 MEN ENTOMBED IN MINE
ONLY 14 ALIVE OUT OF 50 RESCUED FROM MINE. Mine Experts Lat?oring Under IHfficulties to Get to Entrapped Men. Lethbridge, Alberta. June 19.? A mighty explosion to-day entombed 250 miners employed in mine No. 20. of the Hillcrest collieries, limited. Of the 50 miners rescued only 14 were living to-night. Despite tne eirons ui ?i-uic mine experts, laboring amid the poisr oned gases and debris, hope of rescuing alive the 200 men yet in the mine was remote. There were 600 men in the mine when the explosion occurred. 350 of whom escaped. Fifty were rescued, and of this number 36 died later. There are supposed be 200 miners still entombed, most of whom were probably killed by the explosion. The explosion, which happened about 9 a. m., shook the countryside, lifted roofs from many cabins and demolished numerous small buildings. A moment after the explosion a score of panic-stricken surface workers rushed from the mine, foilowed by a dense cloud of smoke and poisoned fumes. Appeals for Help. Appeals for help were dispatched to many towns, and residents organized an emergency crew and began the work of rescuing. When the first rescue crew arrived a large force of men set about to clear the shaft, working desperately, I as the moans of the entombed men came feebly from the mine. The moans became fainter and fainter, and finally ceased. Thousands of tons of rock have fallen into the mine, and it is feared the men, even had they escaped death from the poisoned fumes, probably were crushed to death by falling debris. Most of those entombed were working about 60 feet inside the mine. ^ No information as to what caused the explosion has been given out, but it is believed it was caused by gas. Thomas Quigley, superintendent of the mine, is among those entombed. Early to-night two trains filled with expert mine workers, doctors, nurses and officials of railways arrived and the work of rescue was begun in a systematic way. The experts found jumbled in a chaotic mass, timbers, wagons and mining para pnernana, luuicsuug mc luito ui explosion. The explosion tore both ends of the pit and blocked up the interior of the workings, making it almost impossible to gain entrance. The fire, which broke out following the explosion, later died out, but the gas fumes made it impossible for the rescuers to work effectively for several hours. Most of the men are foreign born. Rescue Work Progressing. The rescue work progressed rapidly and late to-night the entrance had been cleared. Several miners were rescued alive near the entrance and a little farther on a few bodies were found. Several mine experts said to-night it might be a week before some of those entombed could be reached. The mine in which to-day's disaster occurred is but one mile from Frank Alberta, where a dister occurred ten years ago. The mines have been operated at intervals for twelve years. Because of the danger in working them it has been difficult to get men. This is the third great disaster in the mines of this region. Four years ago 35 men were killed in .the Bellerue mine and ten years ago Frank was wiped out by the neighboring mountain toppling over and burying 125 inhabitants. To See the Moon. r The death of Sir Robert Ball, the famous astronomer, was regretted by everyone of the many thousands who have heard him lecture, for as a lecturer he had an unusually intimate and friendly manner that put him on good terms with his audience the moment he began to speak. His fund of good stories, too, was apparently limitless. Among me anecdotes he enjoyed telling was one relating to the time he was at the Dunsink Observatory. A working man called to see him one day, and in reply to Sir Robert's o question, he said he wanted to see the moon through the telescope. "Certainly!" replied Sir Robert; "and if you'll come back this evening I'll be glad to let you use the telescope." "Can't I zee it now?" asked the man in evident astonishment. "No, I'm afraid not," sajd Sir Robert. "You must wait till the even - - " i ing. "But, lor' bless ye:" exclaimed the man, "I can''see it myself at night without any telescope." And he walked off with an air of great disgust. Some men are unable to believe a word they say. TOWN SOLD FOR DOLLAR. [ I I I Purchaser Plans to (irow Oats in Its Main Street. . The town of Bulger. Col., has been sold for the cash consideration of $1. H. M. Ayelsworth, the purchaser. will plant oats on the main street and build a corral on the site of the Bulger hotel. The ornamental street lighting system of Bulger will be left intact. Bulger was founded three years <| ago by Colonel James Bulger, soldier j of fortune, now awaiting trial for the killing of Lloyd Nicoedeum at the Savoy hotel. The town site was in Larimer county, adjoining the tracks of the Colorado & Southern. The decline of Bulger as a municipality came down when the railroad raised their right of way and left the town 15 feet below the tracks. At that time Colonel Bulger, sponsor and father of the town, deserted his holdings and came to Denver.?Denver, Col.. Dispatch. VICTIM MUST PAY DAMAGE. Injured Pedestrian Held Responsible for Auto Wreck. A judgment which is likely to cause a great deal of comment was given in the Paris Court yesterday, when a foot passenger, who had been knocked down by a taxiauto was held responsible for the damage caused by the latter to another automobile in trying to avoid him. While Droceeding down the Champs-Elysees in June, 1912, an automobile belonging to M. Defranc vas ! damaged by a taxiauto, which collided with it in attempting to avoid a foot passenger, M. Flores. The taxi driver's attempt was, however, unsuccessful, and M. Flores was knocked down and injured. M. Lefranc sued the Compagnie Generale des Taxiautos for $240 for the dafnage done to his machine. The company, in defence, entered the novel plea that the accident was due to M. Flores' carelessness. After hearing the arguments the Court decided that both M. Flores and the Compagnie Generale were to blame. As, however, the foot passenger's imprudence was the primary cause of the accident he was ordered to pay three-quarters of the damage. The Amazing Movies. More than 5,000,000 admissions paid at the doors of more than 20,000 theatres. More than $300,000,000 in the pnmnloto industry. An unrolling of 96,000,000 feet of H films every night. H A single picture reaching possibly H 15,000,000 spectators. B Royalties to Mr. Edison said to fl amount to about $10,000 a week. V At least 30 brand-new names ad- I ded to the list of our American mil lionaires. These are a few items out of Hen ry W. Lamar's paper on the motion I picture business last year in the United States, as written for the __ World's Work. \ The principal figures for 1912 were perhaps half as great. American film makers are expected L< to export 25,000 miles of films this 0 0FS year?a girdle for the earth. terd Motion picture studios are now fitted up at a cost of $10,000 to $20,- ; 000./ (A1 ha H Mr. Edison's building cost $100,All 000 and has a tank for aquatics holdrpm mg 130,000 gallons of water.?New York American. 1 at ^ beei The Unsophisticated. exp< Now doth the busy bride-to-be Watch every passing hour, For almost any time may she eraI Expect some sort of "shower." The / by i It may be linen, wood or tin? It matters not at all. forr Each evening doth she wait within, t*le All ready for a call. star And when they come, her chum3 and friends, Their grand surprise to spring, jj How innocently she pretends, "I never guessed a thing!" ?Frederick Moxon, in Judge. q Shoulders Were Funny. mf mfli A large woman with a large hat t^la: was sitting in the orchestra directly of ^ in front of a mild mannered gentle- and man, who for the greater part of one an(* act was unable to get a glimpse of ln(^ the stage. At last, unable to endure c*a" his enforced blindness any longer, he 1 bent forward and whispered: m? "Excuse me, madam, but would mayou mind removing your hat?" nes: "Why should I remove my hat?" 1 replied the woman. T A 1 "Because," protested the man, "1 can't see the stage, and I want to ln laugh with the rest of the audience." m111 "Well," replied the woman, turn- orcl ing away, "you watch my shoulders, * and when I laugh you laugh." ^ S. < Strive to become a leader; the sup- tha I ply of followers exceeds the demand, qui * ? |! I THE "NEW PERFECTION'* LAUNDRESS Though she works next to the stove, within easy reach of her irons, she keeps cool and comfortable. That's because she. uses a Oil Cook-stove I New Perfection Stoves bake, I broil, roast, toast?-everything I any other stove will do, and they I cost less for fuel. No handling I of coal and ashes?all the cook- I ing heat you want, just when I you want it. I New Perfection Stoves are made in 1, 8 2, 3, and 4 burner sizes. Also a new 8 1914 model?No. 5 Stove, sold com- I plete with broiler, toaster, and fireless I oven. Regular oven, broiler and toaster I ? can be obtained separately for smaller I 4 sizes. Sad-iron heater and cook-book I I free with every stove. 1 8 I At dealers everywhere, or write direct for catalogue. STANDARD OIL COMPANY Wtshiagtoa, D. C. (New Jersey) Qurtotte, N. C. Norfolk, Va. BALTIMORE Chariest* n. W, Va. Rfrhiaoari, Va. Charleston, S. C - ? inety-Four Bodies Recovered. I LODGE MEETING. Bamberg, Lodge, No. 38, Knights ithbridge, Alberta, June 20.?The of Pythias meets first and fourth .... . Monday nights at 7:30 p. m. Visitles of ninety-rour of the 197 mm- ing b^^ren cordially invited. = entombed when an explosion yes- ^ DENBOW, ay wrecked the inner workings Chancellor Qpmmander, Mine No. 20 of the Hill Crest C. R. GILLIAM, berta) Collieries, Ltd., to-night Keeper of Records and Seal. been brought to the surface. hope of rescuing alive any of the HH n inir, rr 1 ft Q momhorc of thp PTPW ' tm entered"the*mine'yesteraay~had Will cure your Itfienmatinm _ 1 abandoned. Neuralgia, Headaches, Cramps, nor tho Pm-orumont Colic, Sprains, Bruises, Cuts and nder the direction of Government _ ^ ^ er srts the work of rescue went rap- ^m3f?'d Sores, Stings of Insects forward to-day, and at nightfall ?tc- Antiseptic Anodyne, used mrescuers had reached a point sev- ternally and externally. Price 25c. hundred feet inside the mine. AU|nUCCTrD A nil I A work was retarded somewhat I -fllOriKLO I Ull w lILLw i fire that broke out to-day. A avestigation preliminary to the pnuiS^^^oidJ^^V/ nal opening of the inquest into S| t.*S .K V y cause of the disaster has been L dS^dabrandpiuI;T??I }" ted by Goverment officials. A** & ? r SOLO BY DRUGGISTS EVOYWHERE GROWING CHILDREN. ~ ?? J. F. Carter B. D. Carter >y Should Be Protected Against lternal Uncleanliness as Well as I CARTER & CARTER External Contamination. Attorneys-at-Law 'he delicate organs of the maturrirvFPiT. PRACTICE child are more susceptible to the uence of disease and infection BAMBERG, S. 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I iu*wn / 7 IU lelps With the Lessons | At night when the children gather around the sitting-room table studying their lessons for the, next day, the telephone often rings. A little neighbor a mile down the road wants help from his school-mates. Children as well as grown-ups Kit pleasure and profit from the farm telephone, o you know how little this service costs and how valuable it is ? -1% See the nearest Bell Telephone Manager or write for our free booklet A postal will do. FARMERS' LINE DEPARTMENT M OUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE lND TELEGRAPH COMPANY QA1 I S. PRYOR STREET ATLANTA, ?A. ?lil^???? nHBBUHBBBHHHHHnUBBMHKHBMi i-oA-KTriTo v nAPPOT.T. I GRAHAM & BLACK Aiiil V/IO X VX3.JHIAW I Attorney-at-Law Attorneys-at-Law Office in Hoffman Building Will practice in the United States and GENERAL PRACTICE. State BAMBERG, S. C. BAMBERG, S. G. - '