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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME KBEIIFOR Lieut Naismith Wins Work on Field AUGUST NUMBUK 211 AMALGAMATED FAIR AND ASSURED Some time fcV Good I RAY KNIGHT SHOWS BOYS HOW TO ROPE Mike Hastings is Hie champion rid cr of this sedlon of the accord ing lo llio result of the Lethbndgc lie rode Charlie s i Shy Rocket yesleiuay afternoon in the finals of the bucking with and ho rode him straight was the first time Sky Rocket been ridden Btamuedc and when Mike accomplished tlio feat he deserved the applause ho drew from the slampedcrs who were hanging on the Sky Rocket did not do all He fancy stunts In his category but Ws hurricane deck was not I antesl place on the grounds when ne I from Ihe Second money in the big event was divided between I B Johnston of Sweet and bhu Jj V olMedicine Jolmstot drew Black Cat as his ofiering in tin I and ho turned out lo be I cat Hod Hie riding been judged 01 I the final eventalone many though 1 Johnston would have copped the mon I ev but tlie riding for the three day Parker drew Ad Daysi Bar I rel and tue horse had a likln had lo ride and the judges decided Ilia second and third money should be d vided between him and lliK Hastings conies from uj He takes wokwith liini a I silver shield donated conjpTcu fjigatttiArt and devotion to duty when acting as liaison He rendered Invaluable assistance throughout the stt a fine example to all who Is a son of manager of the department of natural re Is one of the youngest artillery officers to leave Alberta during the A liaison as mentioned in the the officer who acts ink between the Infantry and artillery In battl Still Has Grea Faith in Future of South Alberta of Grand Rapid one of the biggest land owner In the west and founder of the tow of north of Lethbridg passed through the city yesterday a ternoon on his way to Carmangay fo his annual was a comuanicd by super teodent of education in Grand Hapld formerly a memberol theCarinanga Farm while f U STAMPED FINAWuiAL SUCCESS aie ready and easor lo carry nut our part ofthe said llav Knight of tho stampede runmilt IANY FLED TO ESCAPE p nTror DEATH AND ARE MISSING fair And I believe Cards i j ton will Join with Raymond anil Ma Igralh in fair and terrible i stampede Seveial Cardston men explosion at the povder plant of It JIuuUiens factory at Rigaud Blows Up While Thousands Are at Work Curtis Harvey at HI is believed to have heavy loss of Five thousand men and women are employed at the vihich covers an area of five square First reports here from thescene of thepowder ex plosion today at state that in the neighborhood of 250 nersons have been TrlRfiE EXPLOSIONS Officials here of Curtis 4 Har tacked information as to the cause of the It was said that probably three hundred persons were working in the section of the plant where the first explosion Is believed two other explosions were caused by fire which spread from the sampee to me favorably about I We appreciate the support Letbbrldgo j has given us in our We con sideII has been a great success aal liavc no apologies Kred a Magrath member o the committee said that everyone o tho Magrath members who have beei working during are an xious to lo part to make tb Lelhbrldge fairflcit year a success Tlie Magrath fair board is clear o debt and noattempt will be maii fairs In the They wil try to make a district fair hero tha will attract wido attention and giv theright kind of Othe members of the committee spoke alon the same The stampede committee togethe with the judges ami including Hastings an Texas Hose held a big baaqueLat th Lethbridge liotel it A Later Report I ls suggestedthat a meeting reports of E ana Magrath fa the explosion at nlgaud received from bold a mecting slwrt passengers who arrived from that vi c an to undertak cinity on place the number of lives lost at 20 with a large number It was stated that when the explo sion occurred most of the employees fled for and as explosions con t ii ntifeinr thr vicinty oneji the amalgamated and stampe here next tlie big stampede is tl boys with the bright neckerchie have flitted for the range agai Even the shouting is French Make Further Near Fighting Lively CANADIANS DEFEAT PRUSSIAN GUARDS were again completely repulsed Uy the British after sharp according to the British of ficial The enemy early today delivered another counter attack against our recently captured position immenlv alely northwest of His troops were again repulsed after sharp fight ing in which we secured a few There was considerable hos tile artillery during the ntght in this neighborhood and also northeast of French Forge Ahead French last night made further progress In Bel north of Dischoote and Lange it is announced They captured a strong point of sup port east ol Steenebeke German attacks tho Aiane Iront were Canucks Trim By Canadian Oversows Correspondent Canadian Headquarters in via stand up handtohand fighting on the east ern slope of Hill last oiir men beat off two more counter at in hlch the last available bat rnoiiu ujiyiEy AH u fgtlions o tho FourtU Prussian liuuru stampede a lie objects to being called the Bill of Can and destroyed Pain nay Kuight is good enough for he sas He MoSe tlie V steer and calf roping ami Umg and doesnt HAY whose energy and experience did so much to nrte the tim nnffaln Rill nf Can ifcv s m nur board f iio flioie than that ol it was such by I number were employed in the building success is where the first explosion tookjjlace i the best time in steer roping his lime of Mr Carman speaVfrj on not bavins stated that Clriin TlllirS i k W Whitney 2 and ry 3 the best time in steer ro seconds I been beaten didnt make a throw He got mixed up with ahother roper In Isteer he Jim a bridge took the money yes Onlyfour animals were pro porly thrown and got I three of A T got the other Smiths time each i case was and Ilindbllll Iilld it in Tho winners for tho 1 three days wereCalgary 1 Shoup of and Jim wilh Calgary Bed unbeaten as to As was announced the previous I Ray Kniglit on his famous gray I put on a steer roping stunt of hU well i as interested some big good fartnen In the 2 Is to the Herald thai whathe had seen of southern Alberta crops were tar better than any of the crops either In Saskatchewan and Manitoba or in the states tie antici pated good crops Ifom southern Al bert comparatively A resident ol Hudson a village near noon say that the village 01 itigauu had ioca jirictrsllywiped out Several liouaes were burning at and barns situated a mile from the plant were also reportedto liavo been Carman is chairman of the civc t improvement committee Grand and also of commerce asticallyiolthe success of the jirohibi llsn vote in Michigan believes thatll will work oul as itappcars to bo doing Carman founded the town ot in his brother He 1901 pur chased whole toWnshlp range did plorieer work infle Staled That French and i German Financiers Met I Ground In Switzerland Ihe line tion betweenL the corniTiittees ol Ma grath and najmjudiilf Boards un der the direction Knight and thu turo wcrk of Ursenbach aiill ired wholJiave devoted ali iheir time foi hs past three weeks to the will another stampede next on just as large a and it will have the cooperation 61 the and Ilaymondpeople to whomlhe grounds were handed over The stampede will be held in connection with the which will be and every thing points to its It is litcely that a meeting will hold soourto further discuss plans an amalgamated fair and and nothing will M lett undone to adver i wuivToreBig Land Deajs Bring Lathrop Sells Grassy Lake Ranch of 3500 Acres7 for A On re more 0 T LalhroD of this land man and successful deal of Im AVelling Farm f Ray Knight Sold to GeoQiinntne fOr ticporis ol big land deals are bo ginning to grow rjuile common On toi o the report of tho 0 T Lathrop eluded a sale of his 3a20 acrev farm south ol Grass Lake lo Le Manuel and E C Llosd of that a consideration of more than half in cash or negotiable The which last year own anil beat best time at range did plorieer work inn ttie stampedeby any of the contest1 veloplng that wid he is now his tlmobeing and realizing the fruits of his work and his ie had Bilmeliiird luck at jfalth In the YrateVdays bulliloggins brought out 7 tn from Amsterdam says the Berliner Vor i three Mike Hastings tak ITng the money with 34 seconds I bit of clever was second with and drew a hard was ttilrrtwltli r T42 Flrat tho three days I zoes 6 Jim who turned tho Irlck on Thursday In 23 Tlio worlds record for this event la 7 The fancy riding and shool Jng during the nflernoon waa better than anything staged during the two previous Stanley Whitney clear ly showedMhat his championship for fancy roping belonged Wher he kepi wo ropes going the thought lio wis staging somitliing icy lul he took another in this ind Kept three loops twirling One Is about them can Tex shooting yesler did particular 1 breaking n hour Hated that people visited the and had been that larvest is the number would have eeh was to stick Ihe 1 wny of tU own the It lias or rasiojii biirlrig the afternoon Joe F calf branding was with a fine pair of chapps while Rollu rcprcsnnled tho Knight In tho received a silver The wild horse lost evening was won by Paddy Hyan also won tho wild sieer These events were pulled oil but were among best of the whftie Mike Hastings lias declared tlie winner ol tho Btamuede indlrat ing Itio championship which goes along with the ol the greatest Mm tier of points In the throe Tho ladles riding contests Were do a between Texas Hose ond Each rcceSvetl and a special prize ol They hope lo bo able fo visit the Lclhbrldsc next Destroyer Sweepers Are Raid on Thorftut admiralty announces that a hoslllo destroyer and two mine sweepers were damag ed severely by British naval lorcea on British not Nival Air Rild announces that another bombing raid was carried out about midnight Thursday by lAlrScrvIco nn the railway sjAtlon and Junction a town In ivest miles louthwfst of Bruges It it the ammunition fliimp was rsllwa damaged Many wer1 dropped on ob returned grounds are in lint the corrals used during Ihe stampede are all being lelt In shape half the work of next years stampede N al ready Magrath and liaymond people the leading Socialist newsare well satisfled with pnpsr declares that alaccorded by Let ibrldge In this conforcnco of entente and German I In Iho toco days financiers took place in I Intimates that isler who Is of the leading financial authorities iti Ber attended the meeting on behalf ol and challenges to disclose the Rumors of such a conference have been current in Lomlon for several Lasl Monday Philip Snowden asked the house of commons if the government knew of n secret con Terence in Switierland attendedby French and Germani fliian cicrs for the purpose of promoting Immediate peace In orderto arrest the growth ol international socialism arid the rising tide revolution a big 2200 acre farm at Welling to Geo B Gunnicg tor a consideration of This Includes this sears crop which is a remarkabl flue stand Gunning conies trom Washington as a going i Harris estate to Ex Governor Hal the Cazier farm it Cardslou Sena tor the Lathrop farm at Grassy Lake to Le Marmel and Llojd Knighl farm at tu Gunning Knight allll has four or five farms scattered through the liayrdond tstrict and will harvest this yea more than 2500 acres He turnin ils attcnlion more to his in crest In the new Blood Reserve lease eing heavy and occupjmg much of is The Knight farm wss sold 1EAT PEiGE IS following orjlcr is promulgated by the board of grain supervisors lor Canada mm uju Fran supervisors lor through Foreign Iy the board Ealfour replied he hsd no knowledge ls ol such REJECT PEACE MOTION IT via neuters llawa re srEOE MADE MONEY OR STREilT Tno street railway system Is thankful lor tie stampede During the three days the rc were being ft on 360 on Thurs Kay and This will help Iho totals con stderablyThe cars ran i all through Iho rhsh and r Ihero was no They hSd tocowpew with the motor whit made a harvestcarrying mae engers at 60 centseach of Brain supervisors for Canada that until the 31st of inclu sive the price ol basis one nor thern In store at public terminal ele vators at Fort William and Port Ar Marinel Lloyd are taking imme diate possesion II has 1400 acres of spring almost ready for tho which will average close to 2 bushels to tho so that the purchasers expect to get returns this yearwhich will go a long way toward paying for the The properly consists of sections IS 20 and 19 in township and with it goes the horses and machinery and everything running in liptop Le Siarihel and Lloyd looked over all tho large Southern Alberta ranches on the marketbefore and de cided that Grassy Lake districl offered the best soil conditions to be found the Herald they declared the Lathrop farm was ono of the bsstfarmid concerns in the th6best lot of horses and a place for everything and everything in its naco a well irained corps of and the best table they had eaten at in years Lathrop living evidence o the highly dcllghlc and think It svi be very lew Southern A bertas population is doubled se tiers to secure the fine Ian still IB not goto to quit He has a lot of Jan s a In Thursday nights dispatch the told of the mpetnous charge b which our line was on Thursday afternoon pushed forward east of Mill 10 Prisoners sWa that at tho lery moment nhen our assault was launched the battalions were assembling to atUck the hill Thej came under our bar age and suffered severe losses in their positions in Bols1 Hugo and Cite St DeiptraJe Hun Orwlauarrtu i in and Bel1 Aig 18 By the APJThe lithting Thursday at Polygon was unusually desperate Wave after wave of the enemy came surging n against London who held n determinedy rifle and bay net until two simultaneous counter ttacks directions fore d them to fighting the iray One joung officer In command of ten men found himself encircled by enems and his men being nwept by machine gun fire The heard ol aim was when he signalled to dlvrsin sasmg hii mcr were feeing death and he saw no way bnt to aur render and save their lives Along mosl o tie French front it iirough Harrison and Bogle i siiall not exceed nor be less than hard about known as quiet local a strong German redoubt Todays Reports Show HaM Cut ting Done Along Lethbridge Weybura Branch akost of St riv er ln their advance Ihe surged forward on either Bide ol the making a sort of pocket Germans delivered a counter at lack on the right lUnk butthis wis repulsed Contact between the French and British armies was excellent Pris oners accounted lor to date IOUI more 370 This figure represents more thanxthe entire French casual ties along their whole front in Thursdays offensive The small number of asuallies was doe lo the I Preach artillery advance was made nndca perfect as was Ihealtack on the British front about Langeraarck The German harrage was lolaUr inadequate and the coun ter buttery work gave no cctcd wfthaul debate or division a ortlon ot the ground floor will be one northern only on About fifty per cenl of the rutting Is done alonK the LcthbridgeyVoyborn line from Foremost The crop will 20 bushels of wheat Kcrr he Is In1 Along tho Taber subdivision there terCBtcd In the development of Southj IE ICES cutting done nt Lake orn These two men 25 per cent bolns finished Wlieat at been colonizing Southern Alberta tho provincial Jail is Ih stpolc ince They have always had North ami weit of the ctt the cut scatteretf throughout the south and with his big Coaldalo slock farm lie continue In llie game as strong escivcd tor Ihe condition tbal they have sold wheatnt Fort William and thur anil delivered the receipts there fore not later than nbon of 1 Signed floberl altli in the1 and have more now con nections best farming ricta in the middle and western states and expect to bring in hundreds of experienced farmers in tlio next few V MARKETS spot Wheat October Wheat Cardston fair Is the Track In Southerrt nest October Oats rangemcnts were made by Ihe Cards ton promoters yesterday for all Days stampede hores to go for the bucking All race October Flax 240 212 329 WEATHEK me DUCKIIIfi horsfe al tho local stables will go With fine weaitier Cardston Low expects the biggestlair crowd of Ils IV Forecast Mostly scatter MAGRATH ENJOYED STAMPEDE Trim Our Own CorrwpolKlent crowds of Magrith people al tended the slam pedo each a continual lino of cnrs kept he road busy from Sarly morrilnfe late at Everybody says the besl ever and enjoyed the ting is Just starting and will gel un der way between Monday and Septem her i At Okotoks cutting will not slart until September 1st Threshing Is expected fo start al tho Jail farm next 5 4 f GOES DRY r B Aug 17 prohlblllon bill passed I3tf this t allernoon Premier Btewster THREATEN PROSECUTION Ol lion coal dealers on charg es officiating theslafe antllrust was threatened by AttorneyGeneral In a formal statement th3 announced that the Question of compensation hndftr anil If a was ftppolnted It wontd be under Hie public inquiries acl The bill cornerr Into effect October 1 The house prorogued at Upon Invitation from the NoMe Ltd the botrd of trado anu ail others who Irish lo avail themselves of a jtood will leavo the Herald office next Wednesday at 2 t ra going b way of stop ping first al the D Whitney firm proceeding to the various ol loble arriving at Noble ord hotel at B oclock where light re reshmenls whl be served Those not wishing to make Ire trip will bo welcomed at Noble ord al 5 pm Will IhosO who anticipate making his trip please notify any ot the ufi dermentlotied In order that ory arrangemftnU can be prompt rwponw will be appreciated Arthur fat Arthur Goaiol Public D Manager Bank of Nova Scotia Secretury Board at ;