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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ PAGE TEK TIIE LETMBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, .TnL\' 20, 1918 Further Advance by French London,. July 20;-Further ad-VRncei by the French In the field cf the Cterman offensive both north and loutK of the Marnc ore reported this afternoon. South of the Marne the French have tal 4 Doors from Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbrid(j;)�mo(tTflinged. It was :^ jicKinnon at Zone h ' that as this is cit zens day i .^^ ^^..^ g Lethbridg ,y of the parents of tno citj j ^^pp, , Through the courtesy of the managing board of the Southern Alberta I'air and Stampede the Soldiers ot the Soil movement has been given place on IJie fair prograininc. On Thursday morning July 25th, commencing tions of have been arranged. It was thought that man would like to see how their nons compare wtih their country cousins in ability and knowledge in the art of fanning. The following contests should exemplify this: (1) Harnessing and hitching a two horse team to a wagon. Mr. Lef-(ingwell, JI.P.P., for the district ut Warner will act as judge of this contest. Jlr. Leilingwell is a practical horseman and has some very heauci-ful horses on his farm Jiear Warner. .\fter the contest he will ,:lve a short demonstration and lecture on the proper way to harness and hitch. (2) Digging ^ post hole a prescribed depth, 2 1-2 feet, and setting a post. In the first two contests the equipments will be provided. Mr. D. C. Patterson of the Realty Firm ot Patterson, JicKinnon and Bell will judge this contest. (3) Getting up at the call ot the farmer supposedly at 5 a.m., pulling on a pair of overalls. I'ushing out and saddling a horse and riding once around the show ring. Each contestant is expected to provide his own horse, saddle and overalls. S. O. S. boys from outside points wlio cannot take horses in should see C. B. McKin-non, Zone Supt.. ^15 3rd Ave. S., who �will help you secure one. Capt. Porter win judge this contest. (4) Getting washed and combed for supper. This contest is supposed to make some real good amusement for the spectators. Each contestant is expected to have sufficient machinery grease on his face and hands to make him look like an up-to-the-minute farmer and to make it a fair contest. Mr. J. B. Wilkie, District manager of the Imperial Life and President o� the Rotary Club, who knows a real clean boy when he sees them will judge this contest. The boys may skin( providing they provide them. It vices for removing grease from the skin, providin gthey provide them. It has not been definitely decided yet as to whether the farmerettes will be employed to administer the lubricant to the sombre faces of the young agriculturists but at any rate this la looked forward to as being ono of the real events of tlie fair. It is hoped that every. S. O. S. boy will take advantage of these contests and do his,bit to demonstrate to the farmer of the south the usefulness ot boys as farm help. The fair board have- agreed to make it worth while. For every contestant taking part in a (contest the board will put irp one dollar t$1.00) and the aggregate :.mount will bo divided'among llie first five winners. Hero is a chance to earn some real money. As this is open to all S. O. S. boys in Southern Alberta. Tlie prizes are likely to be very much v.orth while. As an evidence of good faith each . ' HIT ItRM MIT ^ I �irr non, nr. A HesUentlal Church School for Boys tri t^n* of fUTlDK riejili, GrouMduty. MMaUlcatil Rtoir. ------------' - �' ------ - - � MIllt�r^ Bwutift itt. Jiom ^fBpurTd for t>i� UalvenlUM. RojkJ lltary CtU�||s ni IIiulMU. . BOtrious tr*llilii|. mUfol ObijeU Junior S