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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, JULY 22, 1018 rHE LETHBKTDGE DAILY HERALD >AGE SEVEN LATEST NEWS OF LETHBRIDGE AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICT � )a trip to the fnir grounds today lonv-' Ja ono with Iho ImpreHSlon that, tlio vlflltors to tlio fair tlila year are to Hoo moro tor tholr money than at any event over offered In tlio city. This niurnlne there wore at least 1000 i)ot>-plo bn the grounds and their main I)U8lncB8 was to propnro to rIvIr the visitor ft good time. Everybody was working double-quick llmo. Exhlblla wore being rualiod up (it the main biilldlns. Stock was being put In Its place In the stables. The stampede Jnanagers were buey corrallng the bad ones, and the midway people with full paraphernalia woro on the ground getting set up for the week. For nv-crythlns must bo rendy by midnight-tonight. Tomorrow the fair proper starts, and It will be nothing but rap-Id fire action from 1:30 Tuesday till ten o'clock Saturday night. And visitors aro beginning to po\ir Into the city. Klrst nnd foremost, there la Ohas. M. KubbbU, who has luado hlmseft famous by painting characteristic sketches of Just S'lrh cowboys as will perform at the'stampede during the next five days. Tom Chlttlck Is hero also from St. Paul. Ho la a woU known denier In livestock. W. R. Lowes and a. U. Oal-Jiraltli of the judging stuff are also in the city. Henry Meyerhoff oi Now York, who Is furnishing the midway and the free grandstand attractions nlso arrived yesterday. As a matter of fnci they're all hero. "People aro coming in strong from all parts or the south," cald -v local raihvnymau to The Herald today. "I've boon all over the division lately, and they're all coming. Lethbrldgn is the ,l)ig stampede attraction nt the west thif year." Following is a comparison nt the entries of the 19M fair and that of this week: Big Parade Tuesday A.M. Of caune there'll be a parade for the Stampede. There always Is, and it li always a feature of the big frontier celebration. And this year's stampede parade, with all the cowboys, and the Indians, and the cowgirls, and Ad Day and Ray Knight and all the rest of them will take place on Tuesday mornlnn at ten o'clock In the business section of the city. Everyone remembers last year's parade with its Jam of people In the down town section. Well, this year'e parade promises to beat It in several different ways. The band will be on deck, �lnd there are riders and Indians galore. So If you want to see the real start of the parade, be oown town tomorro'M morning about ten o'clock -and you'll think Lothbrldae was still the nreat centre of the cattle rrnching country as it wai thirty years ago. Kn ght and Day will head thn proccision in full war yalnt. district. Chris, niatlnr, wlioso fine barn was destroyed by firo about ton days ago. Is rebuilding. .1. O. Cham-bcra Is building a modern roaldenco on his farm close to town, Albert Mason is likewise putting up a tine liome. Chris-Doonz has entirely re-modolled his farm home, and ./. IJtig-lor Is putting up a fine barn. NATIONAL LEAG 1914 Horses ............... 337 Cattle ............... 347 Sheop ................� 89 Swine ................ IGfi Poultry .............. sn Oralns and seed ...... 70 Sheaf grains, grasses. 42 Hoots and vegetables .. 12 Fruits ................ 3 Plants and flowers ---- 25 Dairy products and dom-mosllc manufacture.. Red Cross ............ Arts and crafts ...... School work.......... blals . .'.Kr.i-.v.. 51 106 234 .2372. 1918 � 271 316 242 1S7 34 18 :!0 O 14 37 180 136 44 SAD DEATH OF Y .2022, The Chautauqua By S. S. Dunham, Chairman. I "A Patriotic Rallying Ground." That Is the way that the Chautau-tiun people put It this year. Who'l be here? Did you say something about tliat great churactor Edward K. Tretz chairman of the United States Chamber of Commerce and a member of the United States Food Admlniatra-tion Board, whom President AVllson has sent through the Allied countries lo got direct Information for his use? eld you say he would bo here? Yes, B is among the attractions, ai\d that eloquent soldier of the front taken prisoner at Ypres, remaining a Germ-nn prisoner and finally escaping, that fellow whoeo personal exporlenca rould be worth the price of the whole Chautauqua, Sergt. Gibbons. Yea, he will be hero. Music, look at the pic-turo of the Chautauqua orchestra, and then look them up. The Hampton (^ourt singers and the Kaffir boys. Sfos, and much more. It is Iraposriblo for mo to give you in idea ot the. good things coming In Ihe Chautauqua this year. I only mention the above to Indicate the char-kctor. We may have more to say later, )ut have. you secured your tickets? lave you made arrangements eo that you can attend that week? If not, you may Iwve to pay twice or throe times �s much by waiting. You had bettor wake arrangements now. was UNSUCCESSFUL Paris, July 22.-A German airplane made au unsuccessful attempt to roach the region of Paris today. It R'as driven off by the French antl-alr !raft guns. Warner, July 20.-Mr. F. S. Lefflng-well, M.P.P. returned this week from a brief liollday at Banff. Mrs. Lefflng-woll Is romainiug at Banff for some time longer. A large number of Warherites attended the Red Cross social at the Holroyd farm north east, many going on afterwards to the dance in the new barn Just completed at the George Rutherford ranch In 4-18. Wo are given to underatand that the Masons and Woo^Imen aro going to try their mettle'on tho baseball diamond in the near future, in aid ot the Hed Cross. It this event comes off it will be the first ball game to be played In Warner this season, and some excitement of this nature will draw a big crowd and banish for a time tho bine devils of pessimism and make ue forget the thoughts ot fire, sudden death, drought and other tilings which do not make for cheerfulness. Tho anniversary of the Modern Woodmen was celebrated In tho lodge room here on Thursday night, when a large number of members and friends were present and report an enjoyable evening. Death of Mrs, Simpson. The festivities were somewhat marred, however, when it was learned that Mrs. Simpson, wife of Poetmaster W. Simpson, had suddenly passed awoy at her home here. Mrs. Simpson had been unwell for two or three days, but no danger was apprehended and the blow was a severe shock to .Mr. Simpson. Mr. and Mrs. Simpson were only married a few months ago, which makee the circumstances tho more sad. Mrs. Simpson has lived la Warner only four months, but has made many friends by her genial disposition. 'The body was shipped to Belleville, Ont., for burial Mr. Simpson accompanying tho body. Much sympathy is expressed with him In his very sad bereavement. A short funeral service was held In the home and many flowers were sent by friends. Tho funeral arrangements were In charge of MacKay and MacKay. Miss Gueaeck has Joined the staff of the Bank of Commerce here, and Miss Smith Is leaving this week to take up a position In Carmangay. Miss Marjorle Day is spending a few days with Mrs. Munday from Vancouver. Mr. D. H. Elton, barrister of Leth-brldge, and Mr. G. Drysdale, barrister of Foremoet, were In town Thursday in connection with a charge ot furious auto driving at Milk "River some time ago, when a collision occurred between two autos. Muoh amusement was caused when ono of the witnesses said that the defendant's car was going faster than It could go. Tho defendant donated 125.00 to tho government for his experience.  ' .  * Tho village of Warner has erected an office for the use of the Sec.-Treas. opposite the Warner Garage on fourth Avenue. A new Chinese restaurant Is being erected on Fourth AVenuo. In spite ot the drought several new farm buildings are going up In the ORION FARHERS SHORT OF FEED (I'rom Oiir Own tnirr.tpnn'lont) Orion,' July 19.-The conlinuod hot and dry .weathnr has not iuiprovcd tho prospects of harvest. A number of farmers speak as If thoy will not have any iise at all for tho binder this yoar. Here and there small lots of grain soom to have defied thn elements and will bo worth cutting in the usual way. Tho general Iniprcasion is that wo may got enough wheat for seed l)ut oats ure not going to do anything but make a little feed. Flax and potatoes aro suffering for want of rain. Feed Shortage Farnjers who have paid atlnnlion to tlie roaring ot cattle have; to face a serious shortage in pasture, and teed for tho winter and find they cannot, without I'isk, hold on to thom. Cattle buyers havi; visited the district and a good n'.'inber of cattle, slockers and boot, have been Hhipped from this district. Quito a number of Orionlles aro taking in the Stampede at the Hat, the Orion ball team taking part. New York, July 22.-Socrciiny Il^y-dlor, of the National Ba8eh;ill I.c.ikuo, received a telegram this morning froni President Tenor, who Is iit I'i(i3l)iir(;. announcing that doHnlte ariMri;;cmnnls have been made for a raoiuini; of Uin National League club owners ai I'liis-burg on Tuesday. It Is expcripU ihat the question of the duratinn of iiii^ season's play will bo thoroiiglily (lis cuHBod and session. finally settled nt. iiiis VULCAN YET BE ALLOlO Cleveland, July 22.-Pr-iGident B. 8. j"bhnson of the American league, just before noon today announced that he had received advices from Washington Secretary of War Baker and Provost Marshal General Crowder would meet at two o'clock this afternoon to discuss the question of baseball being non-essential and that pending further word from Washington, tho meeting of the American league owners here to decide the fate of baseball will be postponed until 3.30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. May Extend Order Washington, July 22.-Secretary ot War Baker and Provost .Marshnl (Jr-n-cral Crowder are considering lod;iy ilic advisability of extending tlin olToctivo time ot the work or fight or ? > '> > ? : .>����>�*  ? APPEAL ALBERTA * ? CASE IN OCTOBER > : Ottawa, .inly 22.-Tho Even- d upon in a differ- ? ot AilKMlii. The apppjii, how-> evor, ir prc.s.scil. will not come > < i� � DESTROYER SUNK, London, July 22.-The British destroyer Marnc has sunk a German submarine, says an official statement Issued today by th� British admiralty. (From The Advocate.) A number ot people from Vulcan motored to Blackio Friday and attended the Red Cross celebration. The program was a good one and thoroughly enjoyed. Among tho happenings there was a baseball game between Vuican and Stavely in which Vulcan came out victorious. A dance wae given in the evening at the auditorium. The quilt, that wa:s donated by the ladles of tho Union Jack school dis-trlpt was raffled on Saturday at the E. E. .\tclnt08h store. The amount raised was |32 and the treasurer, Mj-. A. M. Trail, acknowledges the amount With thanks. The winner ot the quilt was .Mr. .M. Gillis of Blackie. There lias been no rain at all during the past week, The weather has been hot and dry without respite, and; some of tho farmers despairing ot getting sufficient moisture to allow tholr crops to amount to anything are ploughing the crop under. The management of the Opera House has changed hands. Mr. M. P. Butler has given it up and it has been taken over by Mr. G. Meyers, formerly ot Calgary. BORDER NEWS. (Sweet Grass Advocate.) Construction ot two oil tanks at Coutts, which were mentioned in The Advocate last April, are now wellUii-' der way, yesterday rivlting was stari-eu Oil them. They aje being erected by the Imperial Oil Company and when finished will have a capacity of close to one million gallons ot gasoline. Word has been received here ot a very pleasant happening to two "booze detectives" who attempted to search a wagon belonging to Jt Fitzgerald, o Knappon farmer, recently, Fitzgerald was on his way home from Sweet Grass and when nearlng his rancli, two men suddenly left their place of hiding near the road and ordered him to stop. Without any exolanation whatever they proceodod to mount the wagon. Fitzgerald, although well along in years is a mail ot no smal physique and hardened to the life of the West. His only thought was of. robbers, and with a mighty right hand swing he struck the nearest detective, as a Canadian would a Hun coming over th6 lop and In less time than it takee to telt It, had given the other one tho same medicine. Fitzgerald, a few minutes later discovered his mistake. Later In the week he was hauled into court at Foremost and owing to the strong plea of the attorney tor his defense, he escaped with a light line. Free Demonstration OF Nabob De Luxe Tea Nabob Vacuum Packed Coffee Developing and Printing for this week We Have for Your Benefit a 24-Hour Service us have your films BEFORE NOON and you can get the best work by noon the next day. STAMPEDE PICTURES WE ARE GETTING THE DAILY STORY ON POST CAROa THESE WILL BE UP TO THE MINUTE PICTURES ^ The HEDLEY DRUG CO. CITY BY MISS FERGUSON AT GEO. KERR & GO'S GROCERY 313 FIFTH STREET SOUTH VVhen in the city try a cup of the above lines noted for their splendid cup quality. Oldsmobile Cars AND Samson Tractors SEE OUR EXHIBIT AT THE GROUNDS DURING FAIR week. DISTRIBUTORS HARRIS & kOSSITER Office: 112 5th Street S, Phone 1712 BAD STORIVIS IN FRANCE. Paris, July 22,- (Havae -Agency.)- Violent storms in many districts in France have caused severe damage to crops. The thermometer yesterdey registered 91 degroes. ' You'll like Model Bakery Bread better than any you ever tasted before. None equal it for its flavor and nourishment. It is a war bread, yet retains that delicious tang of wheat. The family is sure to relish it. You can buy our bread at your grocers or direct from us. PHONE 1175 N. J, 8CHWEITZRR, PROP. One NEW SCALE WILLIAMS Piano. Mahogany. Slightly used. Special................$400.00 One Second Hand Piano............$375.00 WE HAVE SEVERAL SECOND HAND , PHONOGRAPHS ^ which wo will sell ^t very attractive prices. Do not buy until you see these Instruments. WE GIVE YOU A SPECIAL INVITATION TO, VISIT OUR EXHIBIT IN OUR SHOW ROOMS AT OUR STORE, 315 SIXTH STREET SOUTH SEE THE NEW EDISON The Phonograph with a soul. Indestructible records. Diamond Point reproducer. No needles to change. Steinway, Nordheimer, Williams, Baldwin, Haines Bros. Pianos and Player Pianos. Assiiiboia Music Co. ltd. "EVERYTHING MUSICaC" 315 SIXTH STREET SOUTH ESTABLISHED 1900; INC. 1914 PHONE 1645 Meet Me At The Fair! SPIRELLA CORSETS Will be demonstrated in a booth at the Exhibition Hall during Stampede week. Corsets from $3.50 up. Mrs. F. A. Parker & Mrs. Martin THE GRAHAM MOTOR CO. Recharge and Repair Storage Batteries of All Makes AGENTS FOR EXIDE BAHERIES E. AINSWORTH, Manager AUCTION SALE THERE WILL DE OFFERED FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE OLD BRICK YARD, AT DIAMOND CITY On Monday, July 29th AT TWO O'CLOCK HORSES-1 black mare, G years old; 1 brown maro, S years old, with foal; 1 hay maro ,7 years old; 1 grey mare, 2 years old; 1. bay horse, 1 year old. CATTLE-5 cows, broke to milk, 3 and 4 years old, with calves by their side; 1 cows, supposed tresh in the fall ot 1818; 11 hfilfers, 2 yeai b old; 1 stoer, 2 years old; 3 heifers, 1 year old; 1 steer, 1 year did; 10 milk cowb, 3 and 7 years old,. IMPLEMENTS-1 heavy lumber' wagon; 1 democrat wagon; 1 single buggy; 1 mower; 1 sickle grinder; 1 set double team harness; 1 set single harness; 1 saddle,...... .TERMS CASk ANGOLIA CLEMENTi;'Owner J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer Wall Boar FOR INTERIOR WALLS AND CEILINGS "Resisting SEE OUR EXHIBIT AT THE LETHBRIDGfi FAIR AND STAMPEDE, JULY 22.27 SOLD BY ALL RELIABLE DEALERS IN BUILDERS' SUPPLIES \ MANUFACTURED BY Manitoba Gypsum Co., Limited WINNIPEG, MAN. ;