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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Paire The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Thursday August Let Us Know Your Wants We Sell All Kinds of Braiding Material, and deliver what we agree to deliver and when we agree to deliver THE PIONEER LUMBER CO. Round Street Phone 763 Westminster Road Phone 1063 Yardi at Lethbridge N. Lethbridge Taber Bow Island Milk River High River, Claresbolm Nanton Granum Carmangaj Barons Klpp Jet. For the past five years we have been busy preparing a line of stock suitable for prairie planting TVe now offer you RUSSIAN POPLARS, beauties, straight and stocky in any size you want and ac right prices. We have a full line" of HARDY FLOWERING SHRUBS that Lhave been Alberta tested and wintered beautifully. ROSES are harder to bring through but we have finally selected several vari- eties that will thrive. ENGLISH BUCKTHORN, CARRAGANA and PIRPLE BER- BERRY (best of make splendid hedges and are perfectly hardy. We can ship you a line of PERFECTLY HARDY FRUIT TREES AND SMALL FRUITS thai will grow anywhere that a little protec- tion- is'given them from the spring winds. We absolutely GUARANTEE all items TO GROW that we re- commend the planting of. Let us get in correspondence with you in regard to these things. Remember OCTOBER IS THE TIME TO PLANT when done right. We instruct you. No trouble to price your wants. Send for price list now while you think of it. SIX THOUSAND PEOPLE ATTEND FAIR Continued From Front Page The Evening Programme For the first time the fair manage- performance and they were regarded by having an attendance estimated at classes, honors are pretty evenly di- vided among a number of entrants. D. J. Whitney, Bing Wo and John Gfirgely probably have the most strik __ ing exhibits and more red cards than between twenty-five hundrr-d and three 'any others. The last named exhi- MIRROR LAKE BRITISH COLUMBIA BIG FISH LEAPS INTO BOAT Niagara Falls, N.Y., Aug. 10. A 150-pound sturgeon nearly sent a party of three in a motor boat over j sident of the United Wireless corn- WEDS HIS STENOGRAPHER New York, Aug. marriage of Christopher Colunibus Wilson, pre- the falls late last night. Opposite La Selle, two miles above the falls, the fish leaped for the searchlight in the boat, but missed and struck and seriously injured Miss Neliie Johnson. pany, to his 19-year-old stenographer, Stella Lewis, yesterday, shortly af- ter Wilson's arraignment in the United States court on indictments charging conspiracy and attempt to of this city and then, threshing about j defraud, started talk in official cir- in the boat, disabled the engine. The sturgeon, which measured _ Icles today as to the probable effect j scences of teams 1 of the marriage upon the prosecution. tous for the loads thousand, and everybody was well satisfied. The Stock Parade The stock parade was the opening event and was a great success. Al- though not more than half of the live j stock on exhibition was in the par- j ade, the line of prize winning ani- mals nearly readied around the half mile track. AH the animals at the fair will be in the parade this after- noon. Pres. Hatch and Secretary Me- Nicol in an auto led the procession, followed by J. F. Rodgers, the chair- man of the committee in charge of the live stock. The long line of horses was headed by P. L. Nai- smit-h's tiny Shetland colt, which is proving one of the greatest features of the fair. A large number of these handsome ponies followed. The light horses followed and were greatly ad- mired. The hackneys, Suffolk Punch- es, Shires, Percherons and draught teams to wagons came in order. A good array of -Durham cattle came nest with a few Polled Angus and Jerseys, Drawing Contest After the bicycle race and the In- dian relay race a new feature -was pulled off in a drawing contest. The fine big gray team belonging to Camp bell, Wilson and Home was hitched to a stone boat loaded with seven large blocks of concrete. They haul- ed this the required distance, hut were stuck when the eighth block tinued tonight when other teams will was added. The contest will be con- tackle the same load. While it was in progress many indulged in remini- ______________ o_ _r _____ r ___________ feet eight inches, was finally subdued J The federal law provides that a wife with oars wielded by the men in the i can not testify for or against her bus- boat: Meanwhile the boat was being swept rapidly toward the George Allen, hearing cries of dis- tress, sped out- in a launch and taw- ed, the party ashore. band. Reports of crops along the route of the Grand Trunk Pacific are encour- aging. Majestic Theatre had been fam_ they had and some interesting contests may re- sult from statements made by men who claire, to have or know of teams that can do some stunts in this line. The vaudeville performances put on were all first class and drew appreci- ative rounds of applause as they were all clean and very clever. Indian Pow Wow The Indians under the leadership of j Chief Crop-Eared Wolf, did them- selves proud in the pow-wow which was the last number. It was held on the large stand erected in front of bitor, lives in North Lethferidge throughout the vegetables, fruits and flower sections ran D. J. Whitney, who usually has things his own way, a warm race. Among his plants were several well grown tobacco plants for which he was awarded a special prize. J. C. Chenery, D. A. Smith, Sam and Mrs. F. W. King also have rme vegetable exhibits and won a number of prizes. The R. C. Convent and D. J. Whitney split the fresh fruit priz-es between, them. Miss G. Downer, Mrs." D. J. Whitney, Mrs. D. A. Smith, all had beautiful dis- plays of cut flowers and with John Gergely and E. Parry swept the board of the prizes. Ladies' Work Entries in the home manufactures, ladies' work, fine art and educational sections, which are displayed in the gallery of the main hall are far more numerous than last year. The R. C. Convent, as usual, showed heavily and took a number of prizes. Mrs. W7. classes Ray Knight took two firsts. Ed. Hodges, of Magrath, took two firsts in the Clydesdale section with his beautiful animals. W. H. Har- vey, for the third year in succession, took first for stallion four years old, and two seconds, W. T. McCaugherty 'nice firsts and7 a second. Brimhall Bros., o! Raymond, show- ed fourteen Shires, taking seven prizes. Walter A. Jackson, of Mac- ieod, took first in this section for yearling stallion, and second for three year old filly. In the Percheron class G. B. Reid took first for four year old stallion, R- W. Bradshaw secoftl, and J. Kimball third. All the rest.of B. Dart, of High River, showed in a prizes were divided between R. H. the W. Bradshaw and Levi Marker, both of Magrath. John Taylor's Conk No. took the prize for four year old and over stallion in the Standard Bred class, and R. G. Addison first with yearling stallion. In the Roadster, section John Dav idson took the two year-old stallion class, Ray Knight the single driver and the driving team to buggy. Th ,rest oi that section, including brooc mares and foals, geldings and filly: of'different ages, all went to F. A Ewing. W. T. McCaugherty won. the draf team to wagon as well as the agricultural team to wagon. J. B Every Service A Bank Can Render to a Fanner, a Merchant, a Business Man, Firm or Corporation, a School Board or a Municipality, we are prepared to render you. Notes or other Negotiable Paper discounted or taken for collection. Money transmitted by Draft, Money Order or Telegraph or Cable Transfer, Foreign Exchange bought and sold. Travellers' Letters of Credit issued. "--i OF CANADA ESTABLISHED 1865 Total Assets Oct 30, 180f Over S42.OOO.OOO. Highest current rate of Interest paid on Savings deposits, gi.oo or upward starts an account. Main, Office cor. Round Redpath 5ti I G. R. TINNING Sub-Office Westminster Rd., N. Ward Manager. Stirling Branch A. H. Roach, Acting Manager. __ _ Grassy Lake R. W. Bailltc, Manager. number of fancy and plain Ririe took first, however, for the classes and captured many firsts, iurs. J. B. Murray took several prizes, first and second, with pretty samples of lace, tatting work, and Wallacian embroidery. Mrs, R. D. Moses took first in the Battenberg -work class and first in pyrography with, a beau- tifully -worked folding screen. Mrs. D. W. Inman, took first for home worked child's dress, and also for best walking team around the track and W. T. McCaugherty second. R A. VanOrman, of Taber, had a Bel- gian stallion, the only one on- the grounds, for which he was awarded a special prize. Walter A. Jackson, of Macieod, had a number of Hackneys present as well as shires, and won the three year old carriage stallion class with his Hack- this class. The Sheep and Hogs WM. P. CULLEN Offers tlie largest and best musical attraction ever in Lethbridge wool'and cottom quilts, and tea clotbj Bey "Black Magic" and also tookoth any kind. Mrs. J. B. Reuter, "besides J er Prixes- w- Whitney, F. A. Ew- securing first for a fancy apron, first and Levi Harker also figured in for tea cosey, and some seconds in other classes, was awarded a special for a piece of hammered brass, a set- ter dog on a background, which at- tracted much attention and admira- tion. Mrs. C. E. Brandow took a first for boy's suit and another for "an artistic bed spread. Mrs. S. Donald- son, Mrs. A..E. Weston, Mrs. B. S. Pawson and others also secured firsts in this section. Fine Arts There were some fme paintings and drawing shown in these classes. Miss Susie Bawden took first in the class for original oil painting with a pretty sea fishing scene, Minnie A. Bourne best ever seen in this city. The gor- geous costumes and the quaint but weird dances and music aSorded muqb. interest and amusement for the crowd especially those who had never seen a pow-wow before. The Indians added a new and thrill- class "Pansies." For oil painting from copy, H. Cunningham took first and second with "A Highlander" and "Law Castle." Mrs. J. B. Murray took first and Mrs. B. S. Pawson sec- ond in the water color with the copy class. Teddy Hagell won in the pen In the sheep classes, J. B. Ririe, of Magrath, cleaned things up in the fine wooled sections, C. S. Crest did pretty well the same thing in the coarse wools, and D. S. McCaig in the medium wool's. The Lethbridge Farming Co., had things mostly their own- way in the Yorkshire, Berksrire and grade swine classes. Wetaskiwin Exhibition True to their promise, the Wetaski- win Board of Trade brought down a dandy exhibit which was displayed in their, own open-sided, square topped tent, near the Nursing Mission's tea rooms. The samples of products of the We- taskiwin district consisting of al- most every kind of grain and grass, were cleverly arranged around the corners and ropes of the tents. About THE CANADIAN BANK OF CC OFFICB. TOROHTO ESTXBUSUEB B. X. WALKER, President AXJEXAVDEX LAIRD, General MtUAf er Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, .A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED AT ALL BRANCHES DRAFTS AND MONEY ORDERS sold, and money transferred by telegraph or letter. COLLECTIONS made in all parts of Canada and in foreign couctrtMh FOREIGN BUSINESS. Cheques and drafts on the United Great Britain and other foreign countries bought and sold, Ui Lethbridge Branch C Nourse, h ODDFELLOWS IN GRAND LODGE (Continued from front Edmonton was selected as the place Df meeting for 1911. The Grand ,odge concluded its meeting yester day with a program of sports a Victoria park, which was followed bj a social dance in the Arts Pavillion in the Fair grounds. Most of the 'isiting delegates leave on this morn ng's trains for home. For the office of Grand Warden there were three candidates. A Brown, Conductor, Edmonton, has been speer Edmonton, and J. Bates of Macieod. After a spirited con- test Mr. Brown was declared duly son, No. 6 Wetaskiwin, outside guard. Fraternal addresses -were delivered by members of the Grand Lodge present. mg leature to their pow-wow when, or pencil drawing class, original sub- Pixl ey and Luder s Musical Masterpiece they made a raid on the crowd of white men, captured and hound one and had a war dance around him. It was certainly a reminder of the old days when there was no fun in it. the exhibit were posted conspicuously Lethbridge, Claresholm, Banff, Cal- such legends as the following: SarF and Edmonton were candidates Among the Exhibitors Pawson Bros., of CoaldaJe, prob- ably have the finest, display of grains and grasses in the big tent, with J. B. Ririe, Of Magrath, and Ben James ject, with a set of two or three ani- mal, bird and ranch scenes, which were splendidly worked out. Miss Susie Bawden was awarded a special for some hand painted China cups, and D. A. Smith secured first for the best collection of amateur photographs. Horses and Live Stock Never before has there been any- thing near as heavy a showing of live stock at the Lethbxidge fair as this Is It Possible? Tkeld ea! Ray Knight, of Raymond, exhibited Punches, Clydesdales and with GUS. C. WEINBURG and 50 OTHERS 50 including tke ORIGINAL KANGAROO GIRLS Tbis attraction played at tke Walker Tneatre, Winnipeg, during tke Exposition PRICES Seats on Sale at tke Red Cross Drug and Book Store of Lethbridge, close second and third and the total valTO of the horses Pawson Bros, took the sweepstake f Onf On must have into the for the best collection of threshed hundreds of thousands of dollars. grains and the best two bushels of hard spring wheat besides a number of seconds and thirds J B Ririe S> and atout twenty who altogether had seventy entries in aQd In the Sufiolk the fair, took first for best two bush-f sectioa they with! were entered in the pulling match, els hard winter wheat, first for two of Herbert Savory's-and although not on show, excited rowed barley in sheaf'and a number I Bendlesbam Snowking No. 3332, who j much admiration while they were on of seconds, "fienj. James took first in I in the place in the grounds. the best two bushels of oats best one stallion class. In the shire "Eighteen years without a "We have better samples at home." In the centre of the tent was a large table loaded down with, vegetables, small fruits and samples of threshed grain, dotted here and there with picture postcards and views of the town. Wetaskiwin people to the num- ber of about thirty, came down with their exhibit and with, the band, which was entered in the band con- test. Business Displays Among the local business displays for the .Grand Lodge session of 1911, Edmonton winning out on the first ballot. At the afternoon session the Grand Master named the following appointed Grand .Lodge officers Con- ductor Dr. J. Rusk, No. 53, Leth- bridge Marshall M. P. Matheson, No. 23, Guardian F. A. Aikman, No. 38, Canmorei; Herald J. F. Weldon, No. 56, Irma1; Chap- lain G. R. Lang, !STo. 49, Vegreville. in M. The new officers were installed their respective offices by P. G. Whitten, of the Maritime Provinces, not covered in yesterday's Herald, acting sraild are Campbell, Wilson and Home's showing of farm implements, Stude- haker wagons, Fuller and Johnston farm pump engine and so forth. The same firm's fine draft team of grays T. S. McKenzie showed Weber and ing Grand J. W. Mitchell, P. G. M. Acting Grand Secretary, and E. Foster Brown, F.G.M., act- ing Grand Guardian. Before adjourn- bushel milling oats, first Alberta Red Wheat in sheaf, .first for fodder corn, and one or two seconds. A. Perry also took a number of firsts and sec- onds. Exhibits from Little Bow D. Spegar, from the Little Bow, took second prize among eleven en- tries for a sheaf of hard spring wheat. The straw of his sheaf was somewhat hut the grain was filled out wefy and was a striking sample for a dry year. Mike Gates, from Sec. 18-13-17, fif- ty-five miles northeast of Lethbridge, where the country is reported at its driest, brought in a growing tobac- p.snt, potato plant and growing corn, all raised out of doors and without irrigation. b D. J. Whitney had samples of first, second and third cuttings "oi alfalfa' and first and second cuttings of clov- er. The alfalfa, he says, runs four tons to the acre. He also, had sever- al stands of corn eight feet high. The Field In the field roots aad vegetable "Good Morning! Where did you get that "Put it on You're, I did I "What "PACKARD'S Combination Shoe Dresslif coma. only wffl pot on sMna that. Sttyion, too. A shine or two a with rob my tww, M-h- thesa WMT w." A combination of of dmatiaf ftqald a tin of polishlnt Box Calf for all for or At all i Se 25c. t Packard Moline wagons and John Deere plows, for which he is the Lethbridge ag- ent. Hyde and Saunders had on show _ tlUU I tour McLaughlm-Buick autos of dif- berta ferent sizes and power. H. E. Miebach, local selling agent, French, with a beautiful past grand master's jewol, which was suitably engraved. Fraternal speeches from Grand Lodge officers and others brought to a close what was general- ly acknowledged to .have been the most successful and pleasant conven- tion of Oddfellows ever held in Al- PENSIONS LAPSE SLOWLY The last of the pensioners of the old Marshalsea court, which was abolish- 6u as long ago 5.3 1840, oiirriTsd until February last. He was John Griffiths and was bailiff or officer of the an- cient institution, with jurisdiction of all offences committed in the verge of the royal palace. Though no "business was done in the Marshalsea court since a decision of Lord Coke, it was regularly opened and adjourned until abolished by Parliament. There Is still in existence a "com- pensation" pension for loss of post fines" In