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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1910 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEIULD' PAGE THKEfi There's going to be no chance tor a nap between acts at the Labor Day sports at Henderson Park next Mon- day afternoon. The committee has a bill a mile long all doped out and there won't be an idle minute. Be- tween bucking, riding, roping and fancy ntunts on tlio part of the buck- aroos of 'the stampede which is being staged under direction of Hyssop the horse races and a program of track and field aports for men, wo- men and children, the committee feels in need of a little daylight saving to get away with the whole show. In the morning there will be a big parade down town and all the own- ers of new benzine chugwaggons are polishing up and decorating to be in line. A dozen floats will be on deck and with the Kilties Silver band lead- ing the procession, it threatens to be the best parade ever held in the city. In the afternoon Commissioner Freeman Is going to put on a few ex- tra cars to carry the crowd to the park. He expects to make some money for the old system that day, so cume along and help him out to the extent of a couple of jits. At the grounds there will be everything. One of the features besides the stampede and the horse races will be a first aid competition in which soveral teams will 'be entered. An 100-yard race for soldiers also promises to be an event. This is about the only big program of Labor Day sports for Southern Alberta, and while many duck hunt- ers wil be out of town on that clay, tliero wilt bo many in- town from out- side points. The day should be all to the merry. The Ducks Will Say What Sherman Said Next Friday There is going to-be one'grand as- sault on Friday, September .let, and it isn't going to be at Verdun either. That happens to be tho opening of season and ducks promise to be duck-soup for the avenging hunters. They are planning to go out in force. The trusty flintlock is being given a dose oC goose-oil, the wnders are be- ing patched up and all the flivvers in the countryside are being pressed In- to service. The are warned, that ow- ing to the cartridge companies all on large munition contracts, that shotgun shells will not be so easy to get, one local firm reporting that they had only received so far, about one-third the amount that they had on hand at this time last year. Shells have also risen slightly in price, es- pecially those manufactured on tlie other side of the boundary. Another essential to' a duck hunter is the annual license, which can be obtained from any game guardian, or at the court house. The to be very numerous _i-.jJJi, but there are many your' yet, and it is to be in the interests of true sportsmanship, they will not be molested or "potted" by the indis- criminatiug hunter. How The Majors Are Stacking Up New York, Aug. and National league teams entered the IDlti home stretch in probably the most closely contested races of a de- cade. No team has" yet gained a com- manding lead. Boston, Isador iu the American almost doubled its advan- tage during the week, while Brooklyn the National league leader, fell back and ended the week only 19 points ahead of Boston. In tin American, Boston has a lead -which again may bring the champion- ship- Five other teams, however, are ready to step ahead should the Red Sox falter. At the end of play Fri- day, Detroit, St. Louis, New York, Chicago and Cleveland were bunched .so closely that only four points sep- arated die Tigers and the Indians in second and sixth places. New York is making a gallant fort to regain the lead and up to Thursday had won eight out of nine games. Tho Yankees met St. Louis Thursday and Friday ami lost two out of three. They beat the Browns 6aturday and moved into third place. Boston, played the best ball in the National circuit, winning six straight The Braves, 45 points behind Brook- lyn at the beginning of the week, nar- rowed this to 10 by the week-end. The Superbas are not doing so well on their "western trip, winning only "three of sereif games. Philadelphia lost four out of five games to Pittsburg and went to third place. The champions arc not out of the racei however. New York's grip on fourth: place is loosening. The Giants scored only one run in their first fqur games of the week against St. Louis and Pittsburg. Iriterseetiona! results for the week were: 12; west 14. American: East 15; west 12. Joe Bush, Philadelphia Americans, with, a no-hit, no-ran victory over Cleveland at Philadelphia Saturday, led the pitchers for the week. "ZIM" IS TRADED Chicago, Aug. Zimmer- man, third baseman, was traded by the Chicago National league club to- night to :the New York Giants for Larry Doyle, captain of the New York Hunter, a first baseman and Jacobson, an outfielder. Zimmerman left tonight to join the Giants The New York players ivill'join the Cubs tomorrow and play in game against tb.e Phillies in the afternoon. the equal of most 15c. Cigars. Some Tobacconists will try to sell you other brands. WHY? Simply because there is less profit to them on "Promoter" at 3 for 25c. S. DAVIS SONS, LIMITED, MONTREAL 'VV "'Makers Firit Cgare Yor omr Half a Century-' CARDSTON AGRICULTURAL FAIR Special Rates of Fare and One-third from all Local Points BEST HORSE RACES IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA TWO BIG DAYS Splendid Track Nearly Offered in Race Prizes Alone WHIRLWIND AUTO RACES GOOD TIME ASSURED TUBER PLAY AIL With the stage all set, the local swatsmtths are primed to go out on the local ball pasture this even- ing at 5.30 and whale the everlasting tar out of the Taber bunch. Maybe, they'll do it. .Maybe tla-y won't. They have tho nerve to try and that helps some. Tommy Evans won't be on deck. Ho missed somewhere between here and tho ef- fete east, so his place Oil the infield will have to be plumed otherwise. Probably lEoyt who held down second for Warner the other night will do the job for him. Otherwise the team j in composed of heavy hitters and they I hope to get by. U all depends >ri how much stuff Lewis has left over from the Champion game. But be ttfere and see the fun. It will be vour last chance this season. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE i SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., IX.D., D.C.L.. Preslder.t JOHN A1RD, General .Vjnacor H. V. F. JONES, Ass't GOIUK! V. C. BROWN, iilpcriuUndcat of Central Western Bnnehoi CAPITAL, JESEBVE FUIID, SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of and upwards. Careful attention is given to every account Small accounts are welcomed. Accounts may be opened and operated by mail. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, witln firuv.'als to be made by any one of theirs or by the- survivor. "W5S Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, NATIQNAL Brooklyn........ 70 44 .617 Boston......... 66 44 .600 Philadelphia...... 6fi 47 -HB4 New York....... 54 5S .482 Pitlsburg........ 52 61 .460 St. Louis........ 55 (jf> -458 Chicago......... 53 G7 .442 Cincinnati....... 46 76 .377 Divide Double Header Pittsburg. Aug. and Boston divided a double header, the former winning the first game 5 to 1, and the latter the second, S to 2. Mamaux made his first appearance in the box since his suspension for 10 days, and held the visitors to seven Scattered bits in the 'opening contest. Boston............... 1 7 1 Pittsburg............. 5 15 1 Rudolph. Nehf and Blackburn, Tra; gressor; Mamaux and Fisher. INTERNATIONAL First Baltimore 11, Montreal 2. Second game- Baltimore 7, Montreal 11. Newark 1, Buffalo 3., First game- Richmond 1, Toronto G. Second game- Richmond 1, Toronto 6. First Providence 4, Rochester 1. Second Providence 5, Rochester 9. Second game called in 7th, darkness Boston S 8 NORTHWESTERN Great Falls-Suite, no game, travel- ling. NORTHERN called, rain. G (CONTINUED1-FIHTM' the fear of shortage of farm help has been removed to a very large extent. a batch of laborers came down from B. C. and were readily employed. A draft of soldiers from tlie 175th and Pittsburg Allen and Tragreseor; and Smith. 2 I other battalion 3 from Sarcee arrived Mattys Defeat Giants Cincinnati. Aug. 23. The locals 1 drove Anderson from the mound in the j third ining, and won from New Yor last week and quite a large bunch from the east arrived on Friday all have been taken on south and east of town; also a good sprinkling of miners have left the mines to go harvesting, as jn quite a [ew cases they are engag- ert at g3 50 fo g4 00 a dny with board 'for Ff.ason> These four different 5 to 2% Toney liad one bad inning. Can- j Sllpplies iiavc been a god-send to the f, farmers here. The crops are good and will yield from 25 to 35 bushels per acre. GRASSY LAKE Grassy of the farmers on the land near town started cutting last week, all the way cinnatl was unable to score, off Schupp. New York............ '2 82 Cincinnati 5 10 2 Anderson, Schupp and Rariden; Ton- ey and Wingo. St. Louts Defeats Leaders St. Louis, Aug. was in good form while St. Louis hit Pfeffer ami Dell opportunely and shut out Brooklyn 4 to 0. Horusljy -injure'! his leg trying to score on an attempted squeeze play iu. the sixth inning, and was carried from the field. 0 82 St. Louis 4 10 0 Pfeffer, Dell and Meyer's; Meadows nd Gonsales. Hendrix Hammered Chicago, Aug. ham- mered Hendrix today, while the Cubs, except in the seventh when Williams doubled with the bases full, were un- able to do much with Alexander, and the chammons won 8 to 2. Philadelphia........... 3 12 0, Chicago..............- 2 5 Alexander and Burns; Hendrix, Mo.-i Council and Elliott, Archer. AMERICAN Boston 70 Detroit 67; .S2S New York (55 St. Louis 6G o7 Cleveland 05 58 Chicago fi7 Washington 5S 61 Philadelphia 2G 91 White. Sox Win Philadelphia, Aug. Chicago de- feated Philadelphia today 1 to 0. Bens from the first, to the last. But those on the heavier ten miles or so south and southeast, say that much of the wheat will not be ripo enough to nut until about the middle of next though some will be a little ear- lier. There are no reports of a notteeablf amount of damage from any blight, hail or pests.- The yield this year will be about two-thirds of the 19.15 yield. This is accounted for to a great ex- tent by (he larger per cent of summer fallow this year! Some pieces of sum- mer fallow are "thought to be as prorn- isinir as any in this locality in- 1915. BOW ISLAND Bow Island; 2S. Your corres- pondent has made a caref'.il inspection of the crops. In this district and finds that' 'here are some fields of. grain that are slightly damaged by rust and OUR. field "that Js damaged to the ex- tent of twenty-Uve per cent.and upon tho grain ttiat is heavy and fallen down the rust has taken the greatest hold. The grain has. advanced to the stage where the. damage will not be .551 j heavy. Cutting of wheat has not been j started as yet. except in a few cases where the was planted early, .554 .529 but (bo cutting will be general within .4-SS the com in c; week. The average yield for this district will bo about twenty to twenty-five bushels per acre. NEW DAYTON New Dayton, Aug. has held Philadelphia to three hits .and just begun under favorable con- did not give a base oni-balls or hit a Jhtians, should average from batsman. 35 to 40 bushels per acre. There has Chicago 1 7 2 been very little damage of any kind. Philadelphia'.........-.. ,031 Benz and Lapp; Myers and Haley. Senators Win Vvashington, Aug. won 2 to 0 in the first game of Cleve- land's final series hore, Walter John- sou allowing the visitors but three scattered hits. Cleveland............. 0 3 1 Washington....... 2 7 0 Boehling and O'Neill; Johnson and Henry. Detroit-New York, postponed, rain. St. Louis-Boston, postponed, rain. AM ASSN LnuisviUo 7, Columbus 1. Kansas City-IJ, Minneapolis 7. Milwaukee 3, St. Paul 2. Indianapolis 2, Toledo 2, (Called cud 12th, Milk River, number of farmers have commenced to- day, but it will not be general through- out the district before the end of the current week. It is expected the average yield of wheat will range be- tween 25 and 30 bushels per acre, and oats 50 to GO bushels per ncre. The amount of damage sustainel by the cropo in the district is practically neg- ligible. WARNER Warner, Aug. has start- ed in earnest. Many fields ore now in shock. Help is plentiful.- Yields .will lib. good, from twenty-tiro to forty bushels is estimated; Harvesting will last longer than last year as the crop ia considerably .The yeather is ideal, "iriosqufteeV ciHismg' trouble, with the horses' c- i SAILING RACES TOMORROW The Aquatic club will hold -M two sailing races tomorrow af- I ternoou, the first at 3 p.m., for j canoei carrying not more than 80 feet of sail, and the second without any limit. Medals will j he awarded in each event. The course will be twice round the lake, and there will be no time I limit. j 4 MAY STAGE HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT Oklahoma Official Says Attorney Act- ed Without Authority Oklahoma City, Okla, Aug. Gov. "M. K. Trapp today declared that Attorney-General S. Prince Freeling acted without executive authority in ordering the sheriff Tulsa county to stop the scheduled lii-round oox- ine contest between Frank Moran and Carl' Morris, heavyweights, Septem- 4 and that he knew of no reason why the plans of the promoters had not materialized. Lieul.-Gov. Trapp is the state's chief executive in tha ab- sence of Governor R. 1. Williams, who ia on his vacation in Colorado. The boxers are continuing with their training and both are said to be in excellent condition. RECORDS BROKEN AT CHICAGO Andy Ward Beats Joe Loomis in 100 Yard Dash Chicago, "Aug. fell in four events at the central A. A. U. an- nual outdoor meet at Stagg field yes- terday. Another -was tied when Andy Ward of Chicago Athletic association won the 400-yard dash from. Joe Loomis in 9 4-5 seconds, but there -as a -wind at the sprinter's back and tlie mark probably will not be allow- ed. Listen to what Herman Rosscld, advertising manager for Hears, Koe- buck Company, recently told the members the American Ad. Club at a. convention: "We have a bureau whose duty it is to read each week the country newspapers from all over the country. There is not a paper of any quence in our trade terri- tory that our bureau does not get, Tliis bureau looks over these papers iiiul when we find a town where the merchants arc not advertising in the al paper, we immediately flood that territory with our literature. It "always brings results far in ex- teess of the same effort put forth in territory where the local merchants use their local papers." v The Shadow of Death Hangs Over Belgium People are Living Within A Few Days of Actual Starvation. The situation in Belgium grows more critical with every passing week. The fate of women, children and old and wounded men, in steadily growing numbers, depends abspr lutely on the Belgian Relief Commission. If the food'supplied. by the Commission were'cut off, the third day would find the weaker.ones starving to death. Within two weeks would be dead or dying, and more would be suffering acutely. Compare this with our huge crops and ,twsy abundance of plenty of money Think of the average Belgian The father is in the. dead. Tlie mother takes her place in the length- ening bread lines, to get the meager rations served out by the Belgian Relief Committee.- The children, thin and pinched, and clad in rags, wait for what she will bring home. So long as contributions to the Belgian Relief Fund keep get three slices of nncl a- pint of soup a day. If givings fall off, some must go huagrier, or starve I You cam save at.'lust one from such a fate a than 4c.> do it. a mouth, in the hands oj the Belgian f Commission, Will feed an average family. Can .you spare that raore Can you, with a clear conscience, withhold it How ilies will you undertake till the war is over hatever you feel you can give, send your or ill one lump sum to Local or Provincial Committees, or Relief much or many fam: Wh; rooathly Ireisuw 19 Belgian Relief Fund SI. Feler St., Montreal FEEDS A BELGIAN FAMILY ONE MONTH. ;