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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HEHALO UTHBRIDGE FAIR FIRST DAY The rain uf yesterday caused the directors of tho Fair to feel rather 1 gloomy as to the outcome oL the big But this morning the aun has come out warm and bright, everybody to rejoice. There be ii big crowd out at. the grounds this afternoon. The raiu ihaa put the track in .'fine shajJcS, much j in fact, than if no rain had fallen. All the races are well filled and the sport should be good. The 'judging of the live stock was being done this morning but 11 not j-et completed. Competition is keen and many very fine animals axe :shbwn_ The v hall exhibition in many res- pects surpasses that of last year. The sheaf grain, vegetables and now- are particularly good. The judg- ing was completed this morning. Owing to the inclement .weather iheiv, was no judging in the live :stock 'classes yesterday. The hall ex- hibits 'were very numerous arid al- most of the classes were near- ly completed, most .of them had ai few sections to complete this morn- ing. As a. result the, list ready for, publication is rather small. Ciaai Grain Best bushel hard spring -whea-t. 1, D. B. S. Pawson; 3. W. 3BC. Pa.wson. Best bushel soft spring wheat, -G. W. Green, feHt. bushel hard winter wheat, 1, ;D. Pelletier; 2, A. E. Keffer. Pawson. Homemade quilt cotton, 1, Mrs. H. Pawson, .2, Convent. Dinner aiats, crochet, 1 and 2, Con vent. Embroidered bolting cloth with silk, Mrs. B. Dart; 2, Fainting in "uoiting i, Con- vent. Crochet work in silk, 1, Mrs. J. A. SJtixie; 2, Convent. -Sideboard scarf, 1, Mrs. J. A. Slade; 2, Convent, Tea cloth, 1, Convent. Painting on satin, 1, Etta Hutton; 2, Mrs. G. H. Johnston. Plain handsewing by girl under 15, 1, Convent. Best dozen button holes, 1, Con- vent; 2, Mrs. G. H. Johnston. Embroidery, not before specified, 1, Convent; 2, Mrs. W. B. Dart; Cross stitch work, 1, Convent. Special Display The Lethbridge merchants and man ufacturers are .beginning to. apprec- iate the value of as an advertising medium.. The plac- ing of an attractive exhibit hi the exhibition hall brings their business j .to the attention of hundreds and thou sands of prospective customere, es- pecially, among the new comers fctd who expect to come to this city and district. ''.Outsiders also get a line on- the live .business 'firms and when they want to do business in they know the firms with which .they can deal: More tkan that, the fair display is an excellent harness, a part of the- parade missed yesterday.; It was good, how- ever, 'very good and was the occasion of much interest: .for grangers and new comers.. The Races The races were the that have' ed horse. Mr. Lane has splen- did mares in his bunch. H. Bradshaw of Magrath had nine Percherons and got his share of j been pulled off here for some time- [There were not a "great many in each event, but there were enoug] to provide good exciting races. Th finishes were close and the people were well satisfied with the sport. The results were: Half-Mile Heats Thos. Xynu, Gariiish T. Adams, Actress C. C. Emmett, Marvel P. Best 55 1.2. W. Ott, This is the ideal collar for weather. A shape low not new and easy. Anchor Brand quality, 2 for 250. Best bushel 6-rowed A- ljetmS 'of-.getting immediate business. iiuny an exhibitor in previous years S. Keffer. Best bushel milling oats, 1; Ben -James; 2, J. Brod'ie; 3, A. E. Keffer. bushel oats, any variety, 1, TF. H. Pawson; 2, B. S. Pawson; 3, .A. B. Keffer. V j Class in Sheaf has sold out his entire exhibit and a great deal more before the fair was over. "'A good many of the business of the city have, taken advantage of this means of advertising and doing THJRD DAY OF FAIR Although the rains of the first day of the Lethbridge District AgricuL I.E. Scbultz General Bryson James Smith, Jack Wilkes Bc-st time: 2.34. 1 5.8 Dask, Sweepstakes, 1. T. Fullerton, Walcre.ss. C C. Emmett, Maine. 3. M. McLean, O'Day. Time 1.02 3-4. First Heat, Indian Eelay I.Jim Spearkriife. 2. Cropped Wolf. 3. Tom Spotted Bull. v 5-8 Pony 14.2 and -1. Lee .Austin, Kobert D. 2. Mrs. Black, .Dolly. 3. AV. McKenzie, Carbine. Time 1.05 2-5.. The judges :'were .Col. Mackie, Supt. Wilson" and J. art, 2, Convent. i both "Our Best" and pastry flour, Fancy Workbasket, 1, Convent. i Graham Sour, Germade, and whole Ladies' wool slippers, 1. Convent. wheat flour. The whole is neatJy ar- ISilk embroidery on felt, 1. Con- i ranged around a sheaf of Alberta Red j hereof I6111- is set off in front by loaves of Pillow -shams. 1, Convent. bread marie from this popular flour. Toilet set, .1, Convent. j Tea cosy, 1. Convent. Collection fancy knitting, 1, Con- j ent. I though much larger and better than in previous years. Messrs.' J. B. Rogers-Cunningharri 'Lumber Co. a One of the most attractive, displaj's that ,of the Rogers-Cunningham Laundrv workj collar and cuffs. 1. Lumlier whichl ConSists mainly of Crs. G. k Johnston. j hands0me specimens of Sofa cushion, 1. Convent; 2. Mrs. and fronts for ets, windows and doors. H. Pawson. Point lace, 1 and 2, Convent. Battenburg lace, 1 and 2, Con- ant. Child's, dress, 1 and 2, Convent. Rag rug, Mrs. W. H. Pawson. Home made quilt, wool, Mrs. W. Those who of buildiriff houses or Up wiu be much interested in -this display, lie has of its specialty, PAIN Pfctn In the anywhere. }ms its wn isconfitstion, pain is blood se nsnally. At least, so says Dr. Shoop. and to rove ic he has create! a little pink tablet. That Dr. Shoop's Headache blood pressure away from pain centers, seffect is charming, pleasmfrtydeliffhlfnl. Gently. h safely, it surely equalizes the blood yoa have'a headache, it's blood -pressure. If it's painful periods with women, same cause. If yon are sleepless, restless, nervous, it's blood pressure. That surely is a rtaiaty, for Dr. Shoop's Headache Tablets stop in 20 minutes, and the tablets simply distribute e luihatiinil blood pressure. Bruise your finder, and doesn't it fret red, and yell, and pn.in you? O.v' course it does. It's con- ation, blood pressure. You'll find itwhere It's simply Common Sense. tell at 25 cents, and cheerfully recommend Dr. Shoop's Headache Tablets L J. JOHNSON. paroid there also' The Lethbridge Herald Co. the last among the displays of home productions is that shown by the Lethbridge Herald Co. Thii t' U- sists chiefly of samples of the work from the job department which has earned an enviable reputation for tho excellence of1 its -Jhe visitor is also, reminded by the ex- hibit that the Herald publishes a live daily paper and the best weekly paper in the province. The current issues are there to be seen and the subscription blanks arc all ready to 'be filled up. Singer Sewing Machine Co. The Singer Sowing Machine Co. have on display three of .their fam- ous machines, all the latest models in their respective styles, The space is decorated nicely with pictures of the company's plant, picture fans, and bunting and is attracting much favorable comment. V, W. McGuirc the awake manager is in charge Ririe and W. T. Passey of Magrath, were the only exhibitors of sheep but the animals were capable of beating a large field. The number of swine on exhibition was much larger fore and some fine hogs were there, chiefly from the farm of G. E. Hemelryk. Indian Parade The afternoon performance started breeders of stock Emmett, 2, T. Fulierton. -Oi'OOu With. fOo.1, C. C. tnett. Gelding -or Filly. 2, years old, W. McKenzie. CLASS IX. ROADSTER off with the grand Indian parade with the Lethbridge City Band leading the procession. The parade in some res- j beth nere and pects was the best yet given. The Itwo J'ear olds tnat have been taking Indians' paint and dress were more the Pri2ss at Winnipeg, Regina, and here and the winners must be good horses. This year sev- eral of the biggest dealers in Alberta brought their prizewinners to the fair with the result that the horse exhi- bition is the best ever held. Among the large dealers and breeders who had a number of horses were J. R. Hinshaw of High River, Geo. Lane of the Bar U ranch, High River, R. W. Bradshaw, Magrath, Smith Lee of Cardston and others with smaller numbers of horses. J. R. Hinshaw had six stallions, three Clydesdales and three Percher- ons, all. prize winners. His'three two-year old Percherons are as fine a lot of horses as can "be seen any- where. Egypt was tirst in the two i year old class and won the special for best American bred with Avelin, a stable mate, second. These two beat the elaborate than previously. Many of the outfits worn were remarkably the best horses bring j Stallion, 4 years or over, 1, J. E. A. Best American Bred Stallion, any age, 1, J. R. Hinshaw; 2, K. W. Bradshawl B. Best American bred mare, any age, 1, Geo. Lane; 2. R. W.; Brad- shaw. C. Champion stallion, open class, 1, Geo. J. R. Hinshaw. D. Champion mare, open class, 1, Geo. Lane, 2, R.. W. Bradshaw. F. Best three mares, open class' 1, Geo. Lane; 2, R. W. Bradshaw. H. Best American Bred three mares, 1. R. W. Bradshaw. L Best stud, and four mares) any age, 1, Champ Jon Cup value, and diploma) Geo. .Lane, 2, (Gold medal and diploma) R. W. Bradshaw. o CLASS V, HEAVY DRAUGHT GRADE Brood mare with foal, 1, T. W. Mc- Caugherty. Foal, T. W. McCaugherty. or gelding, T. W. The Indian relay race was exciting as usual, Jim Spear Knife got off to a. bad start but was first in on the first lap and kept his advantage to the end, making the two miles in 4.234-5, which, is very good time. Hib time for the two heats is S.38- 2-5. Crop Eared Wolf was a close acCCuu, liia lime uLing- "5.01 ami Tom Spotted Dog made the four miles in The Squaw Race as usual put up the fun for the crowd. It was a race to win and the four horses en- tered finished in close order after a: ALBERTA ENFORCES Vk. LUKU 5 WAY AIT Win. Rochester Speak Well of This Province in That Respect Edmonton, Alta., Aug. the Lord's Day Act is being better observed gthan in any other part of the west, and that the attorney eral's department has ever oeen, ready. to respond to the representations of the Dominion Alliance in conaectioa Lb breaches of the IO.TT io timony of Rev. Wm. Rochester, west- at Calgary (Dominion Bruno, a fine gray two-year old. followed his well made and the whole parade was mates in the prize list. The partic- inost gorgeous. But the typical In. ular Pridu of the stable is a dian dress and exemplification of months old Clydesdale colt, Prince their life and progress as given in j Frederick, which took the red ticket previous years were missing. There in tne two >'ear okl c'ass- Last 5'car were no carts nor pole drags. The at tne International Horse Show at excellent pageant given last year! Chicago, he took first as a yeaning, showing the progress of the Indian's His sir5 was the champion Clyde at development from the drag and the ithe International lOOfi, and his barebacked rider to the chief riding jis thc winner of fifty seven prizes at in his new rubber-tired buggy with his squaw beside him and driving a team of ponies harnessed with a swell Men should look for this Tag on Chewing Tobacco. It guarantees the high quality of Black Watch Big Black Ping. 2277 state and national fairs. Geo.. Lane had ton splendid Perch- erons with him, many- of which had been winners at Winnipeg, Rogina and Calgary. These horses were running on thc prairie on the Bar U ranch until two months ago Khen j they were brought in for exhibition. i The head of the stable is Epatant, a j fine four year old, xvinncr'of his class and of the sweepstakes and with four of the stnble mares winner of the hundred dollar cup given by the Am- erican Percheron Society for the Best Stud. Montreuil, another imported animal, was second to Epatant. To the ordinary observer, he would be 2 year old Filly McCaugherty. Filly or gelding, 1 year old, T. W. McCaugherty. Team to waggon, not less than Ibs., 1, T. W. McCaughorty. Ibs., 1, T. W. McCaugherty. 2., W. H. Harvey. I CLASS VI, SWEEPSTAKES first class. Potatoes, j carrots, onions, cauhllower, cabbage, Best Stallion, (Clyde or W. j celcry, were there in large numbers H. Harvey. strenuous a race as had been run all day. A matched race 3-8 dash, between a runner belonging to Knight of.Kay- mond and one belonging to Austin of of Cardston, resulted- in a win for the latter. In the Main Building The exhibits in the main building this year in many respects excelled previous years. As might be expect- ed the exhibit of grain in the sheaf was particularly fine. The wheat with full heavy heads and clean, stiff straw, presented a prosperous sight. The oats, with long, heavy heads, and rich green straw bespoke great crops. The barley was a fine sample too. Those who say Alberta cannot grow corn, seeing D. J. Whitney's six-foot sheaf or green, corn, were convinced of their mistake. The grasses were very fine. T. H. Woolf- ord of Cardston had fine specimens of different clovers. The alfalfa was a goo.'.! display while the timothy ivas good enough for any eastern farmer. The vegetable exhibition was sim- ply great. There were a great many Brood mare with foal, W. H. Harvey Rest yearlings, 1, W. H, TTivrvov; 2, T. W. McCaugherty. Best foal. .1, G-. F. Russell; 2, T. W. Schultx; 2, James Smith. Brood mare with foal, lt Fred Criss; 2, Fred Ewing. Gelding or Filly, 1 year old, 1, Fred Ewing. Single driver in harness, 1, A. E. Humphries; 2, Fred Criss. Driving team to buggy, 1, E. Adams, 2, P. L. Xaismith. CLASS X, CARRIAGE Stallion, -i years or over, 1, Fred Ewing. Brood marc with foal, 1, Fred Ew- ing; 2, Sam'l. Jones. a winner, being a very showy, spirit- Foal, 1 and 2, Fred Ewing. and unexcelled quality. Other gar- den truck was there in smaller quan- tities but in quality just as goad. The house plants and cut flowers were very good indeed, although not so numerous as in former years. The fruit display xvas first class. No better currants and gooseberries could be produced anywhere and the apples proved that such fruit can be grown in Southern Alberta. The bread display this year was lacking in both quantity and quality. What was lacking in the regular ex- hibition was made up in a special by the Taylor Milling Co. 7.'his exhibit took the form of a free lunch made of fresh bread made of flour from this year's of Alber- now on a month's tour of Alberta. "How is the Act being enforced in the reporter asked. "We find the authorities-in Alber- ta are very ready to respond to --iny representations by. our organization with reference to "violations, of-'-the'-' Act, and on attention being drawn to certain cases the department aas- immediately instructed its represen- tatives in the locality concerned to give warning, and where this is neg- lected to prosecute." "Without making invidious com- parisons, I may say that the act is better enforced in Alberta than in any other province of the west. Peo- ple have every reason to be grateful at the disposition shown by the At- torney-General and his deputies to give the Act a reasonable enforce- ment in the province." Speaking of the' Sunday running of trains, the secretary said that the Alberta government were decidedly more energetic in 1.his regard than the sister provinces, and thus far is the only one that has taken up that question seriously. "The policy of the Alliance has been to confer with the railways _and secure voluntary recognition of the Act, and Dr. Moore, the general sec- retary, has stated that 95 per cent, of the violations that have come to the attention of the head ofnce in Toronto have been corrected without prosecution." STRIKE OF COAL Halifax, N. S., Auc. fine strike, of con.1 has been made on the north shore of Cow Bay. It be- longs to the Dominion Coal Co. and the North Atlantic Collieries Ltd. FALL TERM Opens Aug. 31st. in all departments of the Gar- butt Business College, Cal- gary. Our prospectus ex- plains our superiority in equipment, staff, methods and results. Send for it today to the Principal, F. G, G-arb-att ;