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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST 4, THh1 UUTHBK1UGE DAILY MARKET REPORTS Two Tbousand Five Handred People Attend TaberYlg Fair Tuesday WINNIPEG, Aug. ket was veiy dull tcxiar.tnot a single bid being received up to noon for nearby shipment, although there some- Inquiry for deferred. The volume was extremely Email. Barley was in fair demand at unchanged spreads. Flax -and rye continued crop. Tie root exhibit was smalV but the specimens especially potatoft, carrots and tur- nips, we're The grains aud roots, were productive of much com- ment. Since last night more speci- mens had arrived. From early this morning horses and other livestock were to be scon on all roads leading to the fair, and in general the dis- trict gave a good account of itself. The aeroplane had a hard time find- ing a place for the advertised stunts, owing to passengers, but filled the hill to the delight the crowd. After Bupper came- the ball game between! Burdett and Taber. Manager Jctt I has managed to whip together :t Children run for heaping dishesrof vgoods arc no taking advantage of the 'opportunity as they should. There .is corn on clis play about five foot in length. Tho Army has erected its tents an sflor the games a number took the! meals in the big tent. A car of poll' try from Edmonton will be unloaded in tho. morning. A large number of birds came in on the train today and well known exhibitors vfe with strang- ers In showing some big birds. The stands are already doing a little busi- ness and the howl ot the hotdog man echoes from Ihe grandstand. Last of all, the show ring Is in readiness. The chief feature of Iho afternoon was tho ball game between Taber and Coaldale. It was preceded by that between the Coaldalo and Tabor girls. Coaldale girls are a drawing card here and put up some snappy play hut the Taber lassies got away with Ihe game, score- When the Coaldale Braves came on the scene, there was a Joyous howl. Ah Lowls twirled for the Irrigation men, and promised last night to beat the Taber lads to a frazzle. The-game was a tight every player afraid somothinK would tircak up the gnmc. By the fifth It Blood nf and no scores could be slipped In. At last I-ewis at- tempted lo give three strikes with tho bases full, the batter getting a walk, and on the forced play II, Van Orman scored. Ah came back with a double play that retired Taber. Taber should have got two more next- Innings but lost Iho chance and a- peg to second by the Tnber catcher missed. The runner on third scored, the other being caught on the run. This .closed a tight game with a draw for both teams More horecs arrived for tha Fair tonight. 0 N two million HON. C. R. MITCHELL, Provincial Treasurer. W. V. NEWSON, Deputy Provincial Treasurer, Parliament Buildings, Edmonton, Alberta, LINKING UP EMPIRB BY THE WIRELESS (Dy Canadian Press.) A plan for linking up tho British Km- plre by wireless has been proposed by the Imperial Wireless Telegraph Committee, which recommends two chains of wireless, ono for Africa and One (or Asia and Australia, each with Cairo as Its first station. The esti- mated cost Is pounds sterl- ing In the middle of a gumo'of ball at. Pitman, N.J., an auctioneer sent both teams to Iho benches while ho auctioned off the ball field, Tlion Uio game went oa< rolls the traffic of C da's steam railways. As each train reaches a divi- sional point these wheels must be tested. For this work nine hundred car r.rc required. While the train crew pick up their orders, while engines are changed, while ice and water tanke are charged, the Car Inspector strikes each wheel and and listens for the false note that marks a flaw. Though he rarely finds one, the vigilance of the railways cannot on that account be hours of labor must be paid for this service alone every year. car inspector received 26 cents per for a ip or ii.-hour day To-day" he is paid 67 cenls per hour for an clay, and for every hour or portion of an hour.thereafter I The wage bill of the railways for car inspection alone rose from in 1913 tp in 1919! "K AO VI OST of the increased of railway service. in Canada goes back, directly or indirectly, into the pay envelopes of Canadians and the cash registers of Canadian merchants. railways oj ptrntii-e, not only in interests'of the. citizen and the whole. his is the sixth of a said oj advertisements published under the'authority oj The Railway. Association of Canada ;