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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 23, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta -: $1.50 :- BRINGS TO YOUR HOME FOR ONE YEAR, THE Lethbridge - Herald A BRIGHT, I^EWSY AND CLEAN NEWSPAPER Subscribe for it now and keep in touch with j the affairs of this growing district. No new s- \ paper in Alberta has met with the encourage- i ment and the success that has favored the ! Herald in its six month's career. Advertisers - - - Will find - - - The Herald The best medium in Southern Alberta to reach the people WAS A BIG SUCCESS This Years Fair Drew Big Crowds ALL POINTS WELL REPRESENTED -: JOB :-DEPARTMENT We have a modern equipment of type and machinery, as well as first-class workmen, and we make the statement without fear of contradiction that the Herald turns out as fine a class of jobs as any office in the West. A trial will convince you that we have a right to talk this way. Try us for Letter Heads BiU Heads Envelopes Posters Dodgers Calling Cards Wedding Ivitations Programmes Anything in fact where type and ink are used The Herald's Motto: "Nothing but the Best'* \ L Indians Furnished Lots of Amuse* mtnt. "Wuich t-othbrldgo' flrow" hits been our slogan from iho day ;ho press turned out the Herald and now, after we Imvu seen und unjoyuit 1hi� first Lethbrldge fair wo will, "und iho fair too." For as Ixuh  bridge grows, so will the fair, until it becomes tho grout i'Xlilhition of the woll populated Southern Alberta of a few years hence. 'J*li�> fair i.l-rendy Is- dig, but it will In; bigger and bigger ns Iho years roll by. Our guess of thu number of"people in attendance nt the fair on the two days Ih 7O00 and we don't believe wo nre fur wrong either. It wits a. great crowd-a money spending, orderly, Well divsscd respect -able crowd. It was made up of people from nil over Iho country and they had inchest time they have yot enjoyed In tho good old year of 1900. The weather and the sports were nil conducive to solid pleasure tho sun shonu brightly both dnv.ul o this attraction. The Ind'uns camped near the fair grounds anil th tented village in Itself, interested hundreds of people. Then the full dress parades and the pow wows, drew, immense crowds. It Ih not often people have Mm opportunity of seeing Indians in their picturesque garb of days gone by or of witnessing the pow wow, ho these features of the programme, unique as iluv were, delighted tho crowd. The Indians hud n great .time, to,' the lethbridge fair is theblg event of their 11 vi*. They saw everything that was to he seen, spent, their money ns only Indian* can spend and after the fair was over, slowl and regret ully turned their heads to� wards their reserves to the west. thu people with the good poiniH of Raymond (lour. As for the sugar, people found It ns swoet ns any they hail ever tasted. .lust beyond this exhibit was a collei'�.on of Singer Sewing Machines in charge of iba popular local manager, V. W. MeUulre. Tho Singer Is a well known much I no and the lad  cm who Inspected the samples to be seen nt the fair, wero quickly convinced or the merits of the "Slu-Kor." \nolher excellent special exhibit was that made by Horuer and Hut' chinsoh, of tho Ane harness produce. I In their shop. Theie were all kinds of harness, and many a-horseman's fancy wan appealed to by thin display and Horner ami Hutchinson are sure to reap good results from, the' liulillclty they gave their work  tuhnshlp, On thu grounds to tho Mouth of the building m�s a display of cement blocks, manufactured by Dore .'.ud Mien, who though only hero it short, time, possess a rapidly growing biislnCMi. The content blocks. thev produce look well and wntr t well, two features that impressed all those who Inspected the samples they had on view at tho fair. Near them In a largo tent, the Provincial Department ol Agrljul -I tiro had an exhibit of dairy and poultry appliances, an well aa earn-pies of weeds. A. Mitchell, Chief Government Weed InN|tector, wan in charge and ho gave sonm very helpful hints to the farmers who called. . PAIIl FLt'RIllF.S. The Itaymond and l�thbridg�baniK furnished delightful music both days. The grand stand and bleachfis were overcrowded both days. II. .1, Whitney,'showed what is be lieved to be the first honey ever produced in Southern Alberta and it was good looking stuff, too. 'Ar. Willi ney also exhibited a well do,  velopeil lM>e sting, which made his face tippcar as though he hud been participating in n pugilistic enco.'.n- ter. W. A. llamJUon and A. E. Humphries were the. busiest men In Alberta on the two days of the fair. Hoth 'gentlemen handled their positions to the satisfaction of all. (Hit fioOO wus paid in extrtnn* money forythe races. The liquid refreshment booths did an immense trade, thanks to the mercury lielng nwny up both days. FINE JACK Sports the Best Ever Held MANY FAST NORSES TOOK PART A Matched Race letweeft Cycltne and Anita. No western city could havo provided a. better programme of sports than that which tho Sports Com  mlttce altered during tho fair Inst week. Horsemen, who were here, shy better horses ran here than at any race meet vest of Winnipeg. The races were well ion -tested, ns might be expected. i nit excited great Interest, From it spectators standpoint, it Is safe, to say, th o relay races caught the fancy, but the small number of entries, Interfered with the ...usual keenness and excitement of events, Probably tho best of all the relay faces was that In which tin-Indians were the contestants. In tho free-for-all rcmnrkajilo time was recorded, one heat t>elng run >n 3.31. Th* result of the races were nt fol-.| lows: THURSDAY. Hoys Pony Race:- Admiral Dewey t. Cracker Jack 3. Time 01 seconds. Half mile running:- Anita ail. * Easter Card 132. % Young Plpper 2!l. Sweet Marie 04. Yellow Matin ft I Don't Know 4. Time 50). 51, .-i 1�. 3-mlnute Trot or Pace:- (lien Dor 11. Queen C. 33. Kthcl Kirk flit. ' John W. dis. Time 3.4.'!, 3.4ft. 2-year-old trot or pare:- Alberta Maid 11, Wormwood 33. Dynmoirt :i. Time 1.4A, l.Mi. Relay Hare:- Miss Powell, 4.H5|1 MiM Fox, 4,AO. Indian llelay Race:- War Dance, 4.117 i Ronald Day Chief. 4.a�. |-mlle Dash'- '/f r/m 1. Woodcock' 3. Shannonslde H. Hutch Miller 4. Time 1.17 1-5. FRIDAY. (Free-Fur-All.) , (Continued from pagol tiy'$�rsf t A. ft. KefUr, 3 T*. UtOKt&mV lAUgMlft, .el High Mvor, wm ftvoo* Hrat print for atollloo, two yMfTot^' * ovar, A thouaaod doUara WM otw* ed (or thin horae at Wloojoof.) \ , (ABfil1 BRKKDa.) Cow, tkroa yotra or ovor, lor The new band stand was not completed for tho fair. It will Ih� a dandy. At tho fair grounds the first *.t-ttrillion wuh the exhibits of stock, poultry, fancy work, vegetables and grains. The display of slock was not large for the nils ng of thorough bred rattle, sheep and hogs, has not been carrlxl on by the fanners to any extent. However, there were several exhibitors of cattle, sheet, and hogs and quite a number in horses. As the country develops the farm animals will become more num erous audthe (airs of the future >.ill likely provide keen com|m>til ion in the stock classes. In the main building WUH to lie found the vegetables, grains, fruits, domestic products, such, an bin'or and broad, fancy work, etc. In ev-credituble, particularly ho In grains, cry class the display was highly A� ono viuvved the loiijinifU'cui ux-liibilu of vlieat, oats Ulld alfalfa proline d in Southern Alls'l'tu, he fell a thrill of keen delight. So bet let' grains could be seen anywhere in the entire went, and it is n pit.\ that u collection of them could 'lot be got together and sent to every exhibition of �ny size till over the Dominion and the I'niled States One special display was from Tti-wr The country around that growing centre, can produce some Hue grain, as well i\n the coal for which It, ih celebrated. The main building also houaml so11io excellent special cxhihilH. A. Sout hard, the uutorpri*ing .lis-.ull .hat | W iu-was lion. W. T. Finlay, Minister of Agriculture, attended the fair on Friday. While in the city'he was Ih* guest of W. C. Simmons, M.PP. John Hereon, Fair both duys. M.P.. was at thu K T. (ialt. displayed hla usual geivrosity by contributing $5U to the sports. Tho Indians did a rushing busln ** cinr.Miig |K'oplu to and from the grounds. I The ladles of St. Monicuts (luild, St. AugiiHtin's church, served re ivshiuents both daays and added quite a nice sum to their funds. W. W. Humlford's collection of photographs on view In tho main building, were greatly admired. Mr llandtord is a most artistic photo graphci. The first exlrlbli of sheep was seen at the fair this year. The Knit llitu factory, of Ray  mond, hud a very good exhibit of their goods at the fair. King's Darey .................. 1 Simmon's Kttn V.......... 2 Chuppells �ov. Ramsay ft 3 3 1st prize �133. 2nd f.VI. :ird f 15. Time 3.J10; a.m uud a.3d. (3.35 Trot or Pace.) Five heats, 1st money 1135; '.'nil f50,� Urd $35. 1. (.luippells High Hall. 3. .Johnston's Itoundury Hoy. U. Cotton's Hilly U. 4. Par�low's Clearwater. Time a.UoJ. 3.35, 2.35;. 3.2.'l mid 3.3ft. Vlctorln Cr�i�s Ritce. lAilhliiidge lueivhaiit, hud a play of furs, and a show case of .laeger's woollen goods, eutlld not be sur|�iHse for goud digestion when t4ie 'bowels �r� constipaimi. Mj'. ('has. Dsldwin of 1'vdwardsville, HI , says: "I suffered from chronic countipat ion and etoni-mii 11oiiides for stivernl yeurit, but, thanks to I'hamlierlain'a Siotuarti noil f.iver Tablets am a I most cuivd.' VN'hy not gin a puckago of these .'lrinrgit*tt. A f!(M�D I1RIIH1F STOJtY. London is chuckling at present over � bridge" story, which Charles lluwtrey is telling in "Tho Man r'roiu llluukney's." Here It to: A fomily which Is passionately devoted to brldgo is plunged into mourning by the loss of tho father. A discussion arises as to whether the deceased would have chosen to be buried or cremated. The decision is left to the eldest son, who. rathvr shirking the responsibility, looking at his nother, says. "I leave it to you," to which the lady alwentnrnd-edl> replies. "J make it spades,j' In this race, a \ mile return, tho contestants had to pick up "tlum mles" along the course. 1. Stanley Whitney I2.VOO. 2. Harry Rose, |15.ctlvene�� of display to be considered, lat prlaa tlO do* natcd by D. J. Whitney, Jaa. Barclay.  ..... CHVKKS OP SPBCUAL MUZtt.  lu claaa.l, OecUoo 1.-Bioaad ortao 13. A. Adjuao. In claaa l. taction a.-Beeoad prtoo 0. W. Gray. ..... In claaa 3. oaetloa d.-�. �t.J.Olal-atoo. In claao a.-BotA dfawlag.tfMa. special by J. V. Modpro. In claaa 1. aeetlOa flrov a�ta�. Uank of Montreal. IMkbrMgi � In claaa 10, any of boat braaoe, oUvoi medal, Canadian Bank o( OniiMoafOi. I>>thbridgu braack. k Class 4, nee. �. Beat atafda *rivar-> in addition to Hoetaiy'a pnoo 8toV kon hat. A. MaodoaaM aVCo. Claaa 0. sec, 5. oaat lady rMar. W. T. llenaon. Clnas n, ace. 7. Drlvtaf wMfeo �� bugvy. Rooney.  t-w Claaa 10. ate. 9. oat* . 4tawAla*, llrodie �; Stafford. , . . Special-Ilaat diaplay paro ' oioa cattle, ailvar BMOal, tironttl ay Henry Hirko * Co. Co. Vho olllcers elec-led were. 1). A. (lordon. M.P., Wal-lucehurg, president; Hon. Roliert Rogers, vico-prualdent. P. Runts, no dilllculty in iuipivHsing 1 Calgary, is one of tho directors. LF.THRKIIMM: I'KIMIV One and one quarter mile* 1. Mcljiugliliii'o Figanleu #'-' 2. Moody's l.udy Huron *~.'i. a. Pollock a Yellow Mare 025. Time 2.12J. Thu olllcials were tiiiiiiuiicer-(Jen. Ho k. fleck of Course-Major W. ilurnei i. Starter-Hon. i.. H. DeN'uber. Judges-(I, M. Hatch. J. It. Fleetwood, A. It. McOuire. Timekeepers-T. l>. Kevin, Fr#tl liooney, \\. J. Armstrong. On Saturday a mulched race, running dash, took place between Pow-oil's Cyclone and McLaughlin's Anita, lively interest was displayed and a heap of money was |,ei on the result. Anita being the fuvorjte. It was a very close race, but An'ta won by a narrow margin. The mce was for a side hot of $200. "MAKE HAY WIIILK TI1R 8IJX 'aaiNES.'V . There la a leoton in the work o( the thrifty farnwr. He fcaowa Iliac the brlglit sunahine may laat hut a day and ho prc|�re� for tha ahowora whioti are so lloltle to follow. So it ndould be wKh every household. I)y-switory, tharrhooa and cbokwa nv>r-bus may attack aonia member of tho ho"i�* without warning. Chamber-laln'h Colic, Cholera and' Diarrhoea Remedy, which Is iba boat fcaowa medicine for ttiese diseases, should always Ite kept, at hand, aa Unmad-iate treat moot is necoiiiary, ansftda-lay may prove fatal. For aala by ull druggets. �I (lerow a Fugitive. Did Not Fall Off Train, But 0o| OS To Oct on Another Southbound Train. tlYrnlo Five Press ) Cerou the C. P. R. baggagemin uho (liNappetircd mysterlouily lai� . I'lida.v ii.iin his car and wua 1 missed ut Moirissoy. has out yat ' turned up. but the mystery basbeeo solved to the satisfuctloa Of tha pW. ^uv. The police went over the road i to MorrisM'.v and found no clue. Af-I tcrwui'dK rumors that Gerow waa in I danger of lielng arrested at Cran-I brook, supplied a motive for Oerown disappearance at this place. . .'.< 1 It is supposed that the baggage- man nuule his escape from the car ut the coal chute, where the train to coal, and that be got lout, of 'town ,on o G.N.R. freight ] vhich. pulled out. shortly afterward*, j lu support o( thin theory Uiu official I coat and cap were found near tfos-I inor on Sunday by a fishing party. Uovnw evidently hud the whole thing planned to a nicety. C. P. R. Detoctivo Foy was in the city this week looking into the matter. Foy as soon as bo heard of Oerow's disappearance wired instructions to have him arrested. . "T have the best of reasons for believing that (he Manitoba elections, will ito held In November." a Brandon Conservative informed ihf Winnipeg Tribune. ;