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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TTTK LETIIKKTDGE'DAILY- HERALD Thursday, Angiiftt Yards at: Lethbridge Taber Bow Island Irvine Maple Creek Milk River Cardston Main Lethbridge Yard 418 5th St. S. General Office 418 5th St. S. North Lethbridge Yard 245 13th St. N. lest Grades Low Prices Yards at: North Lethbridge Barons Carmangay Granum Claresholm Nanton High River CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARDED IN SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS (Continued from Front Page.) and will take home a large amount of the prize money. Bon James, D. J, Whitney and J. B. Rlrle were close competitors all through the various classes, and the prizes were well dis- tributed. Prof. Buffum had a hard task in picking the winners in the various far- mers and district championships, every hibit. taking thr E. A. Ewort champion- ship cup valued at W. H. 1 lav- vie, of Kipp, being second. In the Ir- rigated championship contest P. P. Carter took first money, followed close- ly by J. B. Rl'chle. Prof. Buffum pas- sed many complimentary remarks about all of these exhibits which were reaUy 'be feature of the main hall in Dry Farming Director in J. Whitney Grain Host 2 bushels Alberta Red Silver .Medal valued at presented by the Bank of A. J'oriy. iscvt 2 bushels Red Fife. Silver oup valued at presented by Messrs. Campbell. Wilson itud A. exhibit ..being artistic, and at the same their particular lines. time displaying a large range of pro ducts. TbeMnterest In these competi- tions were very keen, and Mr. tealstons were closely watched. District Champions The District Dry Farming champion Experimental Farm An exhibit, which was not competing for any prize; but which called forth a great deal of attention was that of the Dominion experimental farm, shown bv W. H. Fairfield. It repre- 1 U In- Competitlon in the Individual high and oats 4 feet In Tners" championship exhibits in- iKrt'jibeing shown Miko took Ms ontrtc. irrigated and drv farming classes, was from a field of wheat containing TOO greater than was look for by the most: acres nd the oats irom a field of 2.> sanguine, and the. feature hu? to stay as a part of fair. Xot long ago a report was sent out "While'the exhibits were fewer in the State of Washington vegard- bcr than will-be the case'in years to ting'a stool of wheat grown there in come, and while they were somewhat.'which there were 72 heads, claiming Two bushels any other variety' of Hard A. 2. A. rry. Two bushels A. Perry. Ur.lf bushel Timothy 0 J. Whitney. Half bushel A. Perry. Sheaf Grain (Dry Farming) Sheaf of Alberta A. Perry: 2. A. Skeret j Sheaf of Red A. Perry; 2. 'A. Furs tec. Shevu' of any other hard IM. Harris; 2, A. Perry. 1 Sheaf of A. Perry: 2. M Hnrris. Sheaf 2 rowed M. Har- ris: 2. A. Perry. jcaf of C rowed B Losey; 2, Mrs. M. Essor. Sheaf of Mrs. M. Essor: 2. A. Perry. Grasses and Clover (Dry Farming) Timothy A. Perry: 2 Mrs. Mansell. western rye A. Perry; 2. H. Cocks. Kroome A. Perry; 2. Mrs. M. Essor. .ii W. S. McCaugherty; 2. .Mrs. N'ortham. Hod A. Perry. Klue A. Perry: 2.1 Tililh I'lnvo heads Cos Mrs. Xorttiam. Three heads lettuce, any other Mrs. Xorlham; 2, I... 13. Losey. Three white II. CockK. Championship silver cup valued at presented hy A. E. Kastou. and A. Perry; 2, Mrs. M. Essor.'- Grain .Two bushels Alberta A. L. irown; 2, n. Jomes; 3. J. B. Rlrlo. Two bushols Red Pawsou Meats and Poultry Ham, best home A. Perry. JJacon, best home A. Per- r. i'csi pair dressed cockerels, not drawn; quality and dressing to be Mrs. J. W. McKeun; 2, it. Cocks. Ucet pair other dressed fowl, not drawn, _ quality and dressing to bo Mrs, J. W. McKean; Powell. Best dozen brown Pawson 2, C. S. Crest; 3. J. B. Rlrie. Two bushels any other variety hard J. B. Rirle; 2. K. James; 3. Pawson Bros. Two bushels two rowed J. B. Ririe. Half bushel alfalfa R. U. Leo; 2. J. B. Rirle. Sheaf Grain (Irrigated Farming) smaller in size than the district exhib- its they ranked favorably with any made here and the contestants are to that that was a record for wheat. But near the entrance of the main building district exhibit which has ever been there is displayed on one of the pillars stool of wheat grown near Leth- be congratulated on their enterprise Bridge which has the Washington re- in this regard. The exhibits were of I cord smashed forty ways. The stool great value educationally, and served on exhibition has 117 heads, every one of "which Is well formed, and'fillet with plump berries. Southern Al- berta's reputation as a wheat grow- ing country is growing every day. to show what can be done by a pains- taking farmer In Southern Albeita. A. Perry, of Cardslon. carried off the championship In the dry farming ex- 12 heads of A. Perry; 2. Mrs. M. Essor. 12. heads ol Mrs.; .Mansell. White A. Perry. Garden Vegetables (Dry Farming) All gardens in the city of Leth- nridpe, or any other place that obtain water, will be considered as irri- gated: j turnin F. Senior; 2. !M. Brouchet j Six ears field D. J. Whit- ney. Two quarts peas in Mrs. 2. L. B. Losey. Two quarts airing Lv B Losey. FARMERS: Have you secured your winter wheat for fall seeding If not, call and examine our grade of Turkey It is No. 1 seed in every respect We will offer McLaughlin Carriages. Democrats and Delivery Rigs for the next two months at a Look over our large stock before it is further reduced Fish and Tudhope Wagons We are offering our stock of these standard makes at practically cost prices to clear. This is your opportunity to buy a wagon at rock- bottom figure Sheaf of Alberta A. L. Brown- 2. J. B. Sheaf of Red W. F. Hind- ley; 2. Pawson Bros. Sheaf any other hard W. H. Farris; 2, Johnston Dairy. Sheaf of J. B. Rirle: 2. Gordon Watt. Sheaf two rowed J. B. Klrle. Sneaf 6 rowed Pnwson liros. _; Sheaf 6 rowed D. J. Whitney. Urasses Clover (Irrigated Farming) Timothy Ben James; 2, dor to compete. .1. B. Rlrie. Western rye Ben James; 2, Johnston Dairy. Brome F. Illndley; 2, Ben James. J. B. Rirlo: 2. Eden Rest Poultry Farm. Jted C. Parry.- 2, Paw- son Bros.. v gr tflue 2. 'son Bros.'1' Roots and Field Vegetables (Irrigated [Farming) Half bushel white Chenery and Juggard.' Half bushel any other kind of po- Ben James: 2. Eden Rest Farm. iV; Six sweet Chdnery and Juggard: 2. Ben James. Six mangle wurtzels. John- ston Dairy. j_. Six aancle wurtrels, B. Six carrots, Ben James. Fresh Fruits (Irrigated Farming) Quart red Mrs. Whit- ney. Pint red Mrs. Whit- ney. Garden Vegetables (IrrifjatedJ Six long Sam Jones. Six Intermediate C, .Par- ry; 2, Ben James. Six short Chenery and Jucgard; 2, Sam Jones. 12 yellow Mrs." Whitney: 2. Eden Rest Farm. Six turnip Sam Jones: 2. A. L. Brown. Six long blooded S. Jones. Six white C. Parry: 2.' Ben James. Throe Mrs. Whitney. Two vcset-iblc Chencrv and Juggard. Savoy Mrs. Whir- ney. Two flat Mrs. Whitney. Two Chenery and Juggard. Two Chenery and .lungard; 2, J. Bonton. Two bunches Chenerv 2. C..Parry. I Three bunches C. Parry. j Three bunches C. Parrv. j Two quarts Broad Chen- jery and Jugcard Six ears sugar Chcnery Juggard; 2, A. L. Brown. 'twelve long Chenery and Juggard. Two quarts poas In C. Par- ry; 2, Chenery and Juggard. Two quarts string Mrs. Whitney; 2. M. J. Thompson. Three heads Cos Chen- ery and Juggard; 2, C. Parry. Three heads lettuce, any other klnrt Chenery and Juggard; 2. C. Par- ry; Best dozen white Eden Rest Poultry Farms; 2, A. Graham. Domestic Products Collection of home made 1, S. H. Webb: 2. J. W. McKean. Home made and 2, Mrs. Brouchet. Home made Convent; 2, Ben James. Preserved fruits, whole or half and 2, Mrs. Chappel. As some of tho classes of live stock exhibits have not yet been Judged it is possible to append only a partial Il3t of the winners at the fair. The remainder, completing the list will bo published tomorrow. This Is a com- petition In the nature of a grand ag- gregate, the farmer winning the prize a beautiful cup donated by the Pioneer Lumber Co., and valued at be- ing required to win three firsts in or- The. merchants of are to be complimented on the interest they have taken in striving to make the Lethbridge fair a success in its first year In new quarters. They have taken up the matter of making Individ- tal exhibits very enthusiastically, and line, and- money, have been used to give their, displays as "artistic an ap- >earauc.e ae possible. .The Interior of ho main building shows the fruits of heir work for it is a thing of bea.uty from entrance to entrance. With the Grocers The Good Company have a display for the purpose of boosting the Vine- land canned goods for which they have tho sole agency. Nothing but these goods Is shown, but they have built up a very artistic display which Is calling forth much attention. During the past year this company has establish- ed a great demand for these fruits and by clever advertising have made thorn a household word with the house- keepers of Lethbridge. One feature of the goods which they impress on everyone visiting their display Is that every can Is a sanitary tin. the Inside being enamelled so that there is no chance of poisoning as IB the case with some of the canned fniits. The G. Kerr Co. talso'have a very artistic display of canned goods and a general line of groceries. Their booth ,1s near the west entrance and is attracting a lot of attention. With the Land Men Every one at the fair during the past two days has had an apple from the Arrow Lake Orchard lands, If he has been able to find Freeman, Mac- leod and Co.'s booth near the. west entrance. This company have a dis- play which catches the of the vis itor for If there- is anything the west- erner likes It Is fruit grown In west ern Canada. With a display of the fruits grbwn on the Arrow Orch- ard lands, such: as apples, plums, peaches, apricots and the finest grapes you ever saw, as the central feature of their booth, they have arranged about, the'sides a very artistic display of Alberta grown wheat and clover showing the features of the two pro- vinces. The company have the ex- clusive agency for Arrow Orch- ard lands in Southern Alberta, but they also handle farm lands In this district. Next to their booth is that of the The Flour Coupled with of iled Is the reputation on which Alberta Ked flour has made for itself through out the west and even across the Pac- fic to Hong Kong. Taylor Mining and Elevator Co., have a very exhibit, showing tho fine ot wheat In bins around the while the central piece of the display Is a pyramid of the flour manufactur- ed at fchelr mills here. The exhibit. IB one of beat-In the district, which Is destined to become tho granary of the. world" Every man IB taking a at the weight of big sack of flour which Is worth guessing for. The right gues- ger sacks In the bottom and tho little guessing for. Their display all the sizes of all the of flour produced In their the big- ger sacks in the bottom and tho little ones on top. while In the centre IB the "daddy of them all." The For views of the dis- trict, the British and Colonial Photo- graph Co. are right In line, and their beautiful display is the cynosure of all eyes. A. Rafton-Canning, the mana- ger of the concern, has built up a, fine commercial photography business In. the city and his work In this line im ex- ceptionally good. His display at the fair shows some enlargements of shots which are really remarkable. Jorgenson Bros., photographers, have a really fine display of photos which tell at a glanco the fine class of work done by tho firm. Their ex- Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co., who show exclusively the Alberta grown pro- ducts. They have an Information booth regarding the possibilities of the district and are beseiged from morn ing till night by people asking ques- tions abo.ut the country which has grown such wonderful products as are to 'be seen from one end of the build- ing to the other. and visitors at Iho -fair should make an effort to visit their booth at the east entrance. Campbell, WIlBon A Campbell, Wilson Home ihow-a largo