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THE EVENING CURRENT
VO I, NO. 48.
CARLSBAD, NEW MEXICO, feATUBDAY, JUNE it, ItlT,
$..(1(1 4 car, HUr. Month, It, (op?.
OVER 200 ARE K
ED AND MISSING IN MINE DISASTER
Fire Breaks Out in Mine at Butte, Montana, Catching Hundreds of Men
Far Beneath Ground to Be Burned, Strangled or Starved to Fearful Death
BABY KIDNAPED; BRITISH TAKE TWO
KAISER AND STAFF NOTHING LEARNED
NARROWLY ESCAPE OF SAN SALVADOR
PRACTICALLY NO HOPE OF
RESCUING THOSE WHO
MAY REMAIN ALIVE
Hy Associated Press.
London. JuiM It. The Kaiser
with Qoneral Hindonburg ind Prince
Eitel Madrid) ami other members
of the stafT inside of St. Peter's sta
tion at lihent. Belgium, when it wax
liniiil,.ir.l. . I the other day. The Ex
change Telegraph says the emperor's
party was unhurt, hut three officers
won- nearly killed.
Hy Associated Press.
Philadelphia, June it. The grand
jury indicted former t'apt. Thierich
ens of the seized cruiser, Prince Eitel
Kredrieh, and Adelhert Fisher and
wife and Henry Ftohncr charged with
conspiracy in smuggling.
Hy Associated Prcsi.
Corinto, Nicaragua. JuiM !t Coin
mUniCBtlon with Sun Salvador Id
Completely cut off with no authentic
Information available as to the lot
of life and property by the earth
quake, it is reported thai Santa
Tenia is destroyed and the surround
inir country devastated. The earth
quake Occurred Thursday night and
was accompanied hy high winds and
By Associated Pre 01,
Washington, June 0, lAiatis of
three millions to Serbia and seventy
live millions to England were made
THROWN IN WEL
By Associated Preee,
Butts, Mont., June Two hundl i
ml fifty men are reported haU and
little hope is held out for tw o hun
dred more trapped underground hy a
lire ill the Spectacular mine near
h at four o'clock this morning.
Twelve bodies were recovered.
MILES OF TRENCHES
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THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CARLSBAD, NEW MEXICO
.lum.lin til. .Ill U AbKVG IUU
TO KING 6E0R6E
By Associated Press.
Iiondon, June 0, Major (ieneral
Penthnigwas received at Bucktng
ham Palace by Knit; George today.
He was presented to the King by
Lord Brooke, the commander of the
Twelfth Canadian Infantry Brlgtd
NAVY HAS REACH
"Red" Smith began work on the
section of land recently purchased hy
doepp and Noel south of town, part
of which they are having broken up
and needed. They will plant 1 UO
acre;, to corn, beans and small grain,
such as gyp corn and sorghum. Mr.
Smith will run two double disc plow,
each having live homes, and expects
to break up eight acres a day.
R M Thome, tne furniture man.
has 1 line new motor truck of the
most approved style which he is
making daily use of in delivering
furniture and is wondering how he
ever got along without it.
By Associated Press.
Washington, June p, Secretory
Daniels Issued the following todai
The Navy department has reasons
to believe that information of a char
acter most valuable to the enemy and
which mignt prove disastrous to the
navy has in some way reached the
Butte, Montana, lima One
hour after the outbreak of the fire
in the Speculator Copper mine, offi
cials declared they could account for
two hunu.'d and thirteen out of the
four hundred ami fifteen men who
were in the -haft when the fire start
ed Little hope was entertained for
the others. Fire began on the twen
ty f or hundred foot level and com-
municatod quickly to ther levels, cut
ting off escape for men below.
The dense smoke which poured from
till' shaft In great clouds retarded
the reSCUl VOrk, Miners from other
properties went to work as rescue
gangs, aiding the National Guards
men, who WON called to the scene.
Because of the stifling smoke dan
ger, the., were able to do very little
until the arrival of safety cars fron
Heel Lodge and ( oloralu Springs,
Warning of the danger MUM in time
to permit the men of the upper levels
to eseapo. They immediately form
(I nscue parties and attempted to
go down the shaft to the men uli tile
lower levels. Their efforts Were
fruitless. John Coffemetton and John
Boyce, who were the lirst men to
come from the shaft alive, told thril
ling tales of .sustaining their liv I .
cutting the air hose and sucking air
i'S turns until the rescue party 'ti
me I. They were on the -even bun
dred foot level at the outbreak of the
I'm Miners escaping said lire start
ed front the dames from carbide
By Associated Press.
Springfield, Mo.. June ii A Im ,
Lloyd Keel, fourteen months of age.
the kidnapped son of J. Holland Km I,
the wealthy banker of this city, was
found in a well on the Crcnshr farm
near here today, According to re
liable information the body was j
wrapped in a woman's underskirt and I
was partly decomposed
By Associated I'ress.
I on Ion. June 9. The British at
,. Iced SOUth "f the Souchcz river.
n er ng the Qerman positions on a
fronl of more than two miles, is offi-
'ially announced. The German line
was penetrated to a depth of more
than half a mile, and heavy casual
ties were inflicted on the Hermans.
Bv Associsted Press.
London, June .r Balfour arrived
today from the United State-.
Madam Thorne expects to leave for
Roawell Monday and will likely re
main there a fortnight with rela
tivoa and friends.
By Associated Pre" B. L retry, the Singer Sewing m.i
London, June II, A further conthV I chine man, from Artesia, sojoume I
gent r.f American ItffiHQM arrived onljn our city over night and a part of
the steamer with Balfour. today, soliciting business in his line.
Be Loyal To Yourself
our cesnnunity'a preaperlt is year own prosperity in fsrt
YOU ARE THE COMMUNITY. Help yourself therefor. , by
helping your nmmunitv you owe yourself that much al leant.
'BUY AT HOME "
THE NATIONAL BANK OF CARLSBAD
DIES OF WOUNDS
Joe I.usk and wife and Mr- Will
Kenton motored into the county seat
about noon today.
Professor Laidlaw is a visitor in
the city from the lower valley com
ing this afternoon.
Butt,, Montana, June P.- -At noon
the known dead numbered thirty-five
and the missing one hundred and
sixty-seven. The fire started from a
broken power cable that carried elec
tricity to the underground pumps and
the gas spread to the diamond mine
and took it toll of life in thai proper
ty. Rescue crews attempted to pen
i t rate the gas filled workings of
Spectacular, Diamond and High Ore
mines in the hope of finding a larger
body of miners for whom hope of
rescue was not given up.
By Associated Press.
Dublin, June ii -Announcement srai
made of the death of William H, Bed-!
mond, a member ol the house of com-
for the last east division of
He died from wounds rOCOiv
action on June 7. He was R
brother to John Rodmondi the lrh
J. E. MUTT HERE.
WHEN THE hot days COME
BY UMNO A
PURITAN OIL COOK STOV!
ABSOLUTELY QUA RANTEEI) TO
R. M. THORNE
I B, Nutt arrived in the city this
morning from Lovington. He in
formed us h.- had I n to Midland,
Texas, on business, and that the rail
road from that point is building to.
j ward Seminole, also the road from
j Lubbock has reached Brownfleld and
Would sunn be at Sctrravos, causing
all the hearts on the plains tu beat
; high with hope, besides he vouch
leafed the Information thai the Piral
I National Bank of Lovington is ready I
j to open its doors as soon as tie' tee
mar; oi i ne treasury says me SOnl
At the home of Mrs. My IK WH-
liams Thursday afternoon at five
o'clock, a luncheon and shower was
given honoring M Camiil Gran-
tham, a close friend of til ste .
The young lady was invited to take
a car ride with Mrs M. It. Smith
ami the c ,r stopped as by accident at
the Williams home. Entering the
parlor Miss Grantham was surprised
to And a number of lu r friends there
but it was only when invited to tin
dining room that -he understood tie
entire affair WUI given for her honor
The "shower" part was given in a
decidedly original manner: a large
green basket tilled with roser hae
been provided m a Inch the gifts,
daintily wrapped were plneed and
t: e donor'a card tied with long,
fthite ribbon was on each pa. kage
Phi tt ribbons were wound around
ariiiu articles in the dining room
and had to be unwound before the
linkage was revealed. MiSI 'Iran
than received some lovely things
from It. r friendsi The tabli di
oratd in pink and white, iweet peat
being the flowers used. A menu of
'I meat, landwichee, pickle-, olives
and iced tea followed by Ice t ream.
:i pink and white, and cake ,n the
-.line colors was served. The faVOrS
were "snappers" alst in pink and
white. Miss Williams proved herself
.. very capable young hostess and
those fortunate enough to enjoy her
hospitality pronounce the afternoon
moat enjoyable. The guests were:
Mi-s (iranthani, honoree, Misses Eth
el Smith, Jim Penny. Mary He.men
way. Mora Smith, Meedamoa Seslar.
M. If Smith. Tom Wood, and K. C.
U. S. WEATHER FORECAST
JUNE . iti 7
Monday probably fair.
Not much change m tempei ,u..,' ,
Pair tonight and Sunday.
i'OR RENT. About the 20th of
this month, a four room furnished
bouse. Inquire this office or of Swi
ewrt and Ross.
50 per cent off
CHE FISHING! season is on
GET H R TA( KLK AT THE
eORNER DRUG STORE
THE NYAI, QUALITY STORE