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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta iVOLDME AUGUST 1917 NUMBER 200 NEWWAVE IS STARTED BY BRITISH Many Good Events a Long Onc rive Thousand People Attend I Riding More lhan people wore on the grounds yesterday for llio first day of Hie LelhbrJdgo And tho only tiling that they could criticize was IKe act that there were almost too many the program not con cluding until 7 oclock in tho Not an accident marred the Though the first events wcro a llltlo lafe In towaWstVe end they were run off No steers were killedand riders It was most enjoyable and the breath1 of frontier life pleased the Btampcde fans who will patronizo tho event againtoday and tomorrow by the There was plenty of variety In the which was directed by Hay Knight There was everything from a real branding v cow cam to fancy roping anil shooting Hard Fall for Gus Tile bucking was not so fast ail Jurlouaios hasbeen Been at times liuftho worst horses are being kep for final events on Friday nne then rthere will be some bucking tha vdHraise liie hair for a fact Non of the real bad Sago Sk Rocket orTwo were on dec Jor tlie first uSJ S3 that tho rider had a fairly easy Tho hardes fall of theday came to Gussy McGn gof who came from Kamloops to com He was Ynaklng a vrlienhis saddle and hocame saddle BANK CLEARINGS Week ending today Same period last year Increase 45 per OEPEIERSIKES Throws and Brands 25 Calves i 11 19 Seconds Contest Completed Today What Is conceded by everyone wh witnessed lie event lo the mo realistic staWcde feature ever pullc oft at a frontier celebration was sia ed yesterday afternoon when Joe Pe ers on his cow pony Weasel work against lime branding f the bet of a the conte between the Melnlyre and Peters turns d the trick 11 10 is b llevefl to break all existing record Ray Knight had told the Herald the man who could do the Job in12J4 to 15 minutes would gel the He had to revise bis optalbn yesterday when the timewas for cutout for AMOUFLAOi TANK PAINTED LIKE A LANDSCAPE TO FOOL THE Here Is shown a British lank photographed Iri th6 neighborhood of showing the manner In which th chines are decorated or camouuaged originally a French method of painting torpedoboat destroyers in order t essen their cieiny The idea is to make tne tanks look as nearly like the surrounding lamlscap as thus minimizing the danger presencebeing discovered by German BIGGS CERTAIN 10 on top of Frank Lea Jlyan of Jllles were also victims of mounts In the bron busting Hys Bop was the man lo go over tho sido in a tho y N6 Records Broken Tso records wero broken in the flvfnlR in the first days pro niuu IUSB vavn who w Fitly cows and calves were turned into a wire corral righl In front of the grand A fire was built in the the brandhig crew got their irons At the word go turned Weasel first three throws Peters Then for the next eight he caught a or both Leads Vote In Southern Camps Looks Likely L BULLETINS EXPROPRIATE HARVEST Copenhagen new German food Herr Von according to a Berlin to expropriate this years entire harvest of po tatoes He also will conserve all food necessary for human don BOMBVENICE II by Calgary a wild weat show who threw and tied his steer in 5S lied was right on lop of his steer from the jump and made a nice His first attemptto the steer was n but on the second attempt his borso worked ing a dandythrow with tho result that the animal lied and Reds in 5S The nearest competitor was Jim He was the first to get his animal down and eel the rope en Its Ills Ilced Hanson was next with hut was disqualified co Won by Second The bulldogging contest brought out four This was a stampede feature which had never Veen staged here anit it had the crowd on Its Dutch of Bisbee who1 the worlds champion In lost out by onesecondto Montana Jim ot Jllles Lyncha time was 5a and Holdells Jliko tho first man had n thick necked hruto that gave him a lot of troublo and Arval of Ore lost after ho had him almost The fancy roping brought out three contestantswho m the Eland and also Irom the horse on tho Stanley Lelhbridges own was very evi dence In this Seidoll and Shoop of was also en tered and both gavo some fancy ex Lady Busters The iady broncho busting was done onthe Eloisn Tojas Hose being the They both made pretly rides lhat brought forth The wild horse race end steer rid ing were held over for todays pro A real Buffalo Dill stnnt was staged by Texas who with rlfloanii nixgun did some fancy shooting of a marvellous HIS act ulual he seen to ho The crowd gasped when It saw hanging down over the back of a car travelling 10 miles an hour and shoot Ing llltle glass balls thrown lip by an I occupant rot the The shooting the ground position on the plat form andfrom the horse was also Some balls wero of as Ihcy wcro no larger than eggs it was not to bo wondered at Altogether his acts were about the best In the line ever seen here ho got a great hand from the os vonlwrons and sli were nissed in From then till he end not a miss It was the smoothest ever seen in Lethbridge and tho right on its The work wan done jusl as it would he done on tho branding crew consisted of fivemen besides One man tended two handled the Irons and two wrestled the calves when draggedup bythe Weasel acted hu No sooner wouldarope tighten on a calfthan he would and beat it for tho Tiro slacking the rope as soon calf by tho Ho would thehTvheel ani beat It back for the It be mentioned that it is a foul to catch a calf in branding part than the hind also had o watch that no was brought up to tho was mag nificent work and showed theworkof the big ranch atUs It la jual sutit work thaf Is dons by the boys of Ihc big oulfHs every spring branding A big bunch cf money Is hanging on thoresalt of Kinseys work H ho can go through ho Biggs is altogetherprobably elected president of District 18 ot in the elections to replace hose held last year when the Lclli bridge and Taber voteswere thrown out and a new contest called The unofficial report of vote indicates that the miners of the for a second lime emphatically declar ed that they want Biggs for president over secvetary the results will not oe certain until the official vote is giv en but Browne is the The vote at Taber camp was resolv ed Ihis morning and Is as follows For For Patterson Fairhurst Christo pher For Lote Carter Peacock Browne Four tons of bombswere drop ped by airplanes f Tuesday morn ing on arsenal at causing a number of con the of ficial statement of theAustrian war WANT CHILDREN TO WORK municipal council of Dijon has adopted a resolution calling on tho chamber of deputies to pass a law requiring all chil dren between ages of 12 and IS to GOES TO FRANCE president of Alberta uni versity has gone to France with Major Birks to study soldier edu Text of Popes Made Pub lic Strengthens Expressed Convictions Have Assetsof Over and 300 Country Elevators i rStrong Organization meeting of the shareholdersof the Grain Grow ers Grain held In Ihe Industrial bureau the amalgamation of that company with the Alberta Cooperative Elevator was com After September 1 the two companies will cease to exist in name aid Ihe United Grain Limit will iake their The new bWd is Rice Jnhn Me John Ii Coliyer and The union gives tlie farmers a com pany of their owif with more than over upward of 300 country eleva terminal elevators at Fort Wil Ham and Port Arthur capails Statement Put In Evidence Says Priests Were Killed And Livers Eafen feature of tho murder trial ot the Esk Sinnislak and loda was the childlike confession whlc was put in evidence by the crow I was made Hesaid h was at the Coppermine river th Father Ledour asked him topull h sleigh and lie would pay Doth he and gave their iieit while they were still it w storming and they lost Tl two Eskimos a cache lookilg at itwheh Father Lcdoux was saH the confession and when asked was going lo kill nodded his ifter some further quarreling Ibey became frightened and SlulslaU htab led the priest In Ihe back knife and Uluksuk finished him allier the narrative con ran awayand Sinnislak itook he rifle from the and shot the leeing priest and with the aid of an and a knife they both killed The then cut up the Advance in Belgium Cov ers Wide Prisoners Being Taken Driving Ahead on Lens August Premier Lloyd George announced in the house of commoni today that the troops of Field Marshal Haig had captured The prem ier said that Field Manhal Haig had telegraphedthat pris oners had been taken and that five guns had been five guns had been In addition to capturing Langemarck the premier the British troops gained ground at many The severe fighting is con tinuing with the result undeter Attack In Belgium troops in attacking earlyloday in unction with the British on both sides of the road between Steenslraete and captured all their and crossed the Sleenbeke war office announced Further progress Is being made along the made an attack on lie and captured German trench es on a front of one Four 3ernian counterattacks were ProartM Made of the en tenta allies In Flanders attacked Ger manpositions tod aV ona front east and norlh of fpres In The official report otFleld Marshal Haig gaysthai progress being made has a chance lo gelthc2 big Bui takomany misseilo lose him enough time lo Dutch press bureau today tha It had loarncd from a German source that a conference of European neu trals would bo held in September cither at o dlfflcu lies which would attend voyage of rtclcgales from SwHierlantl nnd of conn according to will send Iwo The Norwegian was has Offered Cirlstlanla as theplace for the Moping that it will have effect upon Ihe resumption of American extra Issue of Canada Gazelle bringing into fftiit the regulating nting was published The passed at Ihe equesl of the food pro ilbils tho serving of beef tin Tuesdays and and more han one meal on plher Sub stitutes such as corn oat must be provided at at which white bread is Tho use of wheat in the dis lillallon or manufacture of Is except for manufacturing 3r munition and theti only aflcr cblaining a license from Ihe food The Penalties Heavy penalties are provided for violationof Pro managers and employees of public eating places aro liable under summary for of to a penally not exceeding and nol less than and for each subsequent offense to a penalty pol exceeding SOO and not less than 10 or lo Imprisonment for any term nol exceeding three or to both fine and Auy person violating any of provisions regulating the use of wheat in the distillation maniifacturo of alcohol la liable upon aurnmary con viction lOa penalty not text nf the papal peace note does not remove the adverse Impression produced here by tile publication of Us On the contrary it strengthens the con vlctioirihat the nole is inspired by the central powers and the opinion Is that its proposals are Etiltorlals express much respect for Iho and bis profession ot per but him un able to appreciate Iho matter at 3f over Implement and supplywarehouses at Winnipsc Beglna ami livestock commission departments in Edmonton and The Win nipeg office of the new company will occupy floors of tho newHank of Hamilton manager of the to the Daily News some wounded American soldiers from western front have just arrived at the hospital at News at Washington Ihe war nor Ihe navy department has any inforniallori Iho report of tho wounding of Iroopa dis cussed In ho senate today a plan for increasing agricultural production by giving state aid lo brin wild under tlie supply of agricultural labor by tha employment of Asiaticsundergov ernment Tha discussion arose on motion for the ad op lion of a report ofa special committee on domestic and foreign Senator chairman of he presenled the ivhicb stated the committee had given consideration to such mehods ac would tend lo Increase our agricul tural having In the necessity of furnishing Oreat Britain and her allies with food products dnr ing the continuation of the and Ihe further necessiiy of Increasing TO SIBERIA semlofn ciol Russian News Agency announced tonight lhat former and Us family removed from the palace at that It was reported Ihcy wetdbeing trans ported lo TO PURCHASE WHEAT of enough of 1917 whea croif to prices In Hie TJnilee Stales waa forccasled in Ihe forraallo today of a corporation Ihe food department of natural resources and General Superintendent Cameron accompanied by Peters of the Hank of are in Ihe city to day to visit Iho Seen by the Herald tlio railway of ficials state lhat cutting Is fairly gen eral over the Cameron prophesied that the lotal yield would bo a surprise wnun thu figures rtfe made There vill be abnormal ly Ibis year as Ihere were but of course Ihero will not be of is much poor grain inIho but hola not worrying about the prosperity nf Southern Alberta this MARKETS Spot wheat 240 October S06 Local track oils 54Vi Octoberoats 63 October flax 327 western our export of food productions after the declaration of lo Ine 631 thai Ihe balance of new greatly In our maj not undul fllroln WEATHER fljjli ow Forecast and Attitude of Local Member Plain amcndmen of can be slated emphatically that such rasn as W A tolh hrtflej iwl and James Douglas have not their one and are as aliong for conscrlpllcm will refuse to accept any leader who does not sUnd for con a convention and explain ion lie will ask to bo endorsed as an out and out conscription can Mate and will nol run as a Liberal under any other clrcumsf antes It Is nreaunieil the other war Liberals will take the same acllon NlKlt Strong Sneaking of Buchanans attitude the 0 Tnirlff who moveil the consciiptlon said Ibat Mr along with Captain Douglss and Thompson In the resolntfotia committee stood four square for and mae an exceedingly strong on Ihc aubJecU There Is no qlicatlon here aa to alliludo of raem and no belle lhat they attended to Front In France and Bel by lie oftho allies at dajbreak to day begananother drive against the troops of the Crown Prince Kupprecht of Bavaria along a from a point Polygon east o to the left of Ihe French DOEI tions on the northward I In the first onslaughts the right Sank ot Ihe Eronch surged Sleenbeke and at the same lime the left wing pushed forward corres Tlicsc meagre tacts represent the total news at this hour fromthe zone of the new offensive with the except lion that the French have counted a Bltttr Battle British Front in France and Bel glum and Germans are inclose In the bitter battle being waged jnthe western part ot Lens brilliant ad vancemade by day when they captured the redoubt ableHill and swept on tho north west of In the first stage of their offensive he Canadians met with comparatively small opposition as they advanc ed In to the environs of the mining the Germans stiffened their de and began fo offer determined resistance Whatever may becoma otthis bat it already has taken Its placn In the of the more Important con flicts of the war through the capture ot Hill for ithis eminence has been a menace lo the Brillslf from standing as Iho German guardian sentinel pver a wide sweep ot which Included the Lens and Loos salients Not since Sejtem had te Impregnability been and In those dark days two years ago Iho attempt to wrest it from the enemy resulted In to tho flow6r of the Scotch which attempted its caplure Tho attack at dawn was along a front of approximately Tho line which the onrushlng Cana dianS reached In Ihe early hoiirisas in Ihe shape of a crescent gan above Ihe Hugo and cir cled the eastern side of Hill tie ictnt of tho crescent reaching the northwest and the rein ity encircling the suburbs of and Cite Enemy Attacks via Ot awa from eaclquarters ot he French Hculers nays It is noteworUiy the remendous activity of the in other sectoi3 on the TfahcoBrltlsh and on ooti bacisot fie Mense there h no sign of relaxation of the enemys effort on the The battle of Ckercln des ias continued without slnM the 16th tt and It teems lo be the cardinal principle of the Oermln strategy never to krt It The enemy has trtbIM hh artillery power In Ibis and brought caltbrei Into play Never a day passed lighting on the Chemtm de This month Sail a lacks were heatea 6ft wtta ;