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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Satm'd_ay, AngiiKt THE -LETHllHIPGE HERALD MARKETS LETHBRIOBE MARKETS No. 1 Nortiiorn.......... .jo.86 No. 2 Northern No. 3 Nortiiorn o.7C No. No. 1 Alborla Hod..........0.77 No. 2 Alberta lied...........0.75 No. 3 Alberta 0.73 No. Alberta Red......... O.CO No. 5 Alberta Uccl...........0.4C Bran, per ton............ 21.00 Shorts, per ton........ 23.00 Oatu, par ion, tacked........ Rolled oats.............: 28.00 WEEKLY LIVE .STOCK LETTER Supplied by. Meurt. Rice V Winnipeg Receipts for the past week: Cattlo, 1416; calves, 325; hogs. 2131; sheep, 3HO. The supply of cattle this week has been Quite liberal in comparison with the receipts of the past few weeks, and as a result' the local demand was well supplied. Price basis was 25 .to 40 cents per hundred lovrer than last week, ami In many cases a larger lake'off was in evidence. The 'bulk of the offerings were mix- ed lots, and where there 'was a fair percentage of decent killing steers and bolters, prices ranged around 5.CO to the best on sale bringing (J cents. There were no prLme cattle here, and while soms of that class is needed and would sell it would .take a very choice kind to sell at 6.50 to G.T6. Cow stuff, of the medium to good sold from 4.50 to 5.25. Common cows are poor sellers, and getting down to around 'the old established price for such stuff, 3.00 to 3.50. Bulls are selling well for the time of the year, the best bologna bulls selling at 3.75 to 4.00, with the choice fat kind up to 4.25 to 4.50. Good big springers are in good de- mand, but milkers and undersized cows are slow sale. Hogs were in fairly liberal receipts. 'A good demand from all the packers, and the bulk of the good hogs sold n cents. The feeling is a little easier today, and It would be well to buy your hogs to sell around 8.75 tor next week. Light supply of sheep and lambs, nnd prices remain about steady. Good lo choice lambs selling at 7 to S cents and good mutton sheep 5.00 to 5.50. .Veals have held up well in the bulk of the -best calves selling around 7 cents, 'with the common and heavy'calves at'G.'OO to'6.50. (The Scoop of i TONIGHT (One- You Can't Afford to Miss) THE CALGARY AUTO RACES Barney Oldfield Lew Heinemann Wild Bill Frisch See the World's Greatest Speed Kings, Ordinary Program as Usual Thlf, dim was taken nnd developed on the spot by "Star-land of Winnipeg and will be shown exclusively in the (Starlaud Houses) throughout Canada. Those world-famed SPEED-KINGS will try to break all on Thursday next. (Look out.) Canadian records in LETHBHIDGE MAJESTIC THEATRE YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SEE AND HIS COMPANY OF ALL-STAR VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS Seats at Rochon's: Prices 25c, 50c, 75c, EVERYONE SHOULD SEE HIM Lethbridge Has Race Track to Be Proud of Says Oldfield's Manager Orvllle A. Hurst', manager of Barney Oldfield, who Is in ths city ar- ranging to have the speed kino perform on the exhibition track, says that Lethbridge the best half mlk track In Weitern Canada, and he has seen thorn all. The grind Hand also is the best he has whilo the ground! are In a clati by themselves. He is ctrtain Oldfield could make a new record for half" mile tracks here and says he will do so or take down the b'oardt. Mr. Hurst was enthusiastic over our wide streets and boulevards and says In a few years Lethbridge will be the moil- beautiful city In the west. SATURDAY'S GRAIN MARKETS "Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 3. The grain markets opened nnd closed to- day as follows: Open Close October December October Flax- October ______ Closing Cash Prices Wheat- No. 1 Northern 10-7 90% 35% 158 Lethbridge Kennel Club Show at Fair Promises to be Par Excellence ipo 55% 70 59% 37 No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern No. 4 No. 5 No. 6 Peed No. 3 O. W. Sx. No. 1 Feed No.: 3 51 No. 4 46 No. 1 N. W 1158 No. 1 AlanltoQa 154 Rejected 147 Minneapolis Wheat Open Eopt-amber 92% December 93% May 97% Chicago Wheat SeptenjbBr December 94 May 98 The premium lists for the Leth- bridge Kennel Club's annual 'dog sh'ow, August 19 to 24 arc now out, and can be had by address- ing V. E. Green, superintendent, Box 518, Lethbridge. The show is expected to be the best dag show ever held jn the West, entries are being receiv- ed daily from Eastern ifanciers. The new building for dogs at the Exhibition grounds has been completed. IOCAL ELEVEN LOST TO MACLEOD A football team representing the oils of England journeyed to Madeod yesterday anc played a league fixtnn coming put of the melee badly worsted score being 5 to 0 against them The Lethbridge team was made up o intermediates others manager Robins couJd induce to go. A number of the boys had. also played in the slremionR local game the nJgul pre vlous and. were not In the best of con dition. Macleod has a jjood team and the game wao enjoyed despite its one sidednees as far as scoring is concerned. ial Tennis Tourney Opens at Galgary Monday The Alberta lawn tennis champion- ships will be decided at Calgary week. The tournament commences Monday and continues, for five days. It is open to all comers and will be held und-er the auspices of the Calgary Lawn Tennis Chib._ The events in- clude: Gentlemen's singles, ladies' singles, gentlemen's doubles, ladies' doubles, mixed doubles, all for the! championship of Alberta. Also hand caps for gentlemen's and ladies' sin gles and doubles and mixed doubles. _.' Besides the challenge trophies fo each event prizes Awarded. BASEBALL WAS A SUCCESS IN SOUTH MAQRATH SIZES UP ITS PROS- PECT8 FOR NEXT SEASON AND INTENDS TO CARRY OFF THE HONORS MaKrath, Aug. so-far as'the southern division of the league is concerned, is over lor the season. While there has been some little dif- ferences and problems to overcome, it is the general opinion that the. lea- gue was-a success and fulfilled- its purpose; to supply sport and amuse- ment to the public, aiid to foster clean athletics. MAGRATH. SATISFIED Magralh has met with very satis- factory success this particu- arly since the new management took tlie in hand. W. Miller has act- ed in the capacity of manager most capably, arid the president, Dr. Hec- nan, has proven beyond tjucstiou, i.hat he is for baseball first, -last ant all the time. Had.Magrath started as irong as. she finished the champion- ship would have not been-so' easily rrested from' her.' BOOST.'FOK -SELLENS' Jack Sellens, captain of the team, n the last half of the season, took n hand a bunch of beginners, for the ;t part, and at the present timo liey do as clean team work as any- ne eoiilu ask for: The infield work f the team, in the last games, has been the subject ol ightful praise from, lie team as a whole is today strong- r than it has ever been before. Fhip- en, speaking generally, has pitche ooil ball for Magrath this seasoi THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., I.L.D., ALEXANDER LAIRD JOHN AIP.D Munufei1 CAPITAL, REST, TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce enable the traveller to provide himself with funds without delay at each point of his journey in a convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every. country in the world in .denominations of i with the exact equivalent in the moneys of the principal countries stated on the face of each cheque. They are economical, idcntifying and easily negotiated. ,j Lethbridge Branch C G. K. Nourse. Mgr. (c ,71 Ttlil An Thrifty Children The lesson of thrift, so necessary to the f ntnre welfare of your children, is perhaps best taught by opening for each a. Savings Bank Account, and encouraging them .to deposit regularly a portion, of their spending money. Though they may not accumulate very much money, they will learn its value and how to save it. We welcome Children's Savings Accounts.' LETHBRIDGE BRANCH RASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, A. B. KING, Act's. St. EC. M- C. MAMI Slum CANADIAN CHAMPION- AFTER WORLD'S CHAMP Toronto, Aug. Duraan champion sculler of America, who re turned this afternoort'irom Halny Riv er,