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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta ge Daily Herald Volume IV. A1U- August 23, 1011.' Number 214 KOQTENAY IS STRONG FOR KING s Rousing Meeting Held in Windermere Valley Good Speeches {Special to the Herald) AthAlmere, B. C., Aug. largo enthusiastic meeting of the elect- ors from Athalmere, Wilmer and Win- tieinere, and the ranchers of the sur- rounding district, in the Windemere Valley, was addressed by.. Dr. J. II. King, the Libenrl candidate for Koot- and M. A. McDonald of Cran- torook. last Tim meeting was freely acknowledged to be the largest moat enthusiastic ever held in Uila part of the valley. The public house was completely filled, many gtanding throughout and at lea-at forty or fifty people who could not gain admission to the building stood around outside and at the open windows. KING Ttie chair was filled by Samuel Jdrewer, one of the old timers and a brother of the late Justice Brewer, of the United States Supreme Court. In a few vigorous sentences he declared J PROVING A WINNER IN THE KOOTENAY RIDING OF B, C, UoJden, a. C., Aug. .T. H Liberal candidate for Kootenay, reached Golden today after, a trip through the Windermere Valley, from Ursnbrook mid will address a imbliu meeting here tonight, lie made tiio trip in an automobile and was accom- panied by four other cars owned by -Messrs. E. H. Small, .las. McKay, H. Beattie and K. 1'alrick of Cran- Drook, who, with a party of support- ers, made the trip through the valley. At various points throughout the trip ur. King called on many ranchers i personally and he wns assured by many of them, who have been Conser- vatives heretofore, that they were in lavor of reciprocity and intend fo ex- press their views at the ballot on 21st of September. AInny prominent Con.- iervatives in Kast, Kootenay, like Pet- HON. DUNCAN MARSHALL FORMALLY: DECLARES THE FAIR AND GROUNDS OPEN District Exhibits for Dry Land and Irrigated Land Champion- ships a Prominent Feature of Fair Large Crowds in At- tendance Various Exhibits Attract Much Attention LeUibrldge and District Agri- cultural Society's fair ana the new ''ah- grounds and buildings ofllciiilly declared open and bund, of Warduer. a prominent man and the owner of a lurgo jtllts afternoon by Hon. Duncan Mar- tract of land in East Kootenay, are mlnlsi-er of agriculture for the ,lo not ;provlnce of Alberta. A large number 'of prominent agriculturists and, sun- porters of the fair, both from Leth- forldffe and outside, sat down built up at Invermere. Many j'mntiuet siven by directors, after era have already located in v.illcy Icu ''Ir' 'AIlirsua11 In a speech de- are actively engaged in aerlcul- !Jlvere'i before tlie grand stand, de- fuvor of reciprocity hesitate to say so. Tlie Windermere Valley is rapidly developing. A new town is being tural propositions.. Dr. King's elec- Uon is conceded by all Independent I'oter-. in opening the meeting bis approval ol" toe reciprocity pact, stating it would prove of great benefit Lo every man in _ the ..valley, .and what WHS good lor etch one of them would be good at large. He alBo de- clared that U the. people "wanted In tuis election to vbt-e for themselves, they would have to support Dr. King. IJr. King was the first speaker r.nd was received .with enthusiasm. He emphasized the fact that the agree- Lelhbridgc Exhibition wrtuld ccr- nvent was largely not in..alj_ Us a smaller hall would be dtogeth .Trf M "rmers, tails it for anv reason the 'er iniideqnato. The central poition r. d, irriumbeHnTr f Q[ the jiln'l grasses, roots and vefeelabli.3 [such large, numbers to the city to tne district nml individual ,ag. INDIAN PARADE TO THE FAIR CREATED CONSIDERABLE EXCITE- MENT the fair open. Never before in the history of the Agricultural Society have the ,mer- enants of the city (aken such nn In- terest in the displays as is the case tnis year. Naturally the main reason is that they have never Mil this year an exhibition hall in which .their special displays could be shown up to such good advantage. Another reason is that a new spirit seems to iave taken hold of the citizens in re- gard to this exhibition, and they'Teel! that th-gir 'best efforts are none: too good for the occasion. The main hall Oiled to the doors with exhibits. rive graat benefit. It was supported by