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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta iWEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1918 THE LETHBHWtiE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN THE mORIDERSftTM STAMPEDE Whon MIko HastingB, wlnnerof tlio %uOO Silver Bhtnld nt tho lliiyinond-MagraUi stampoilo here last August, cnmo bad: to Lethbildgo to conloiit I ho big events at the amalgamated stampede this your, ho admitted that ho would be up against a strong combination. And he was right. With' 50 riders present, gathered all the way from the Gult of Mexico to Edmonton and from Cheyonno tp Pendleton, �he Hound Up City, no one competitor ha8 any easy work cut out to win. llo hag to,ride and it was ehown yesterday at the opening program. Thrills Galore. It's a whop-o-e-e bunch of boys who ore performing for the delectation of the fans at the par)? tor the 4. Pink Gist of Montana also threw his steer, lila time being 1.29%. Then Jlike Hastings riding for Jim Jlla'ssey, showed that could duplicate tho trick by tlirowing a second steer in one minute., , The ladles' bucking event produced thrills .for.the crowd and tho ladles showed that tHpy could ride too. Those contefltlng yesterday were . Prairie Lily Allen, ot Wilcox, Ariz., MlM Kate Canutt, Colfax, Wash., and 'Mrs. Klolse Fox Hastings. , No Brutality. Tlie steer roping this year is being iconduoted on a different plan. Instead of throwing and tying the steer it is only necessary the catch t^ animal about both horns. This does away with the brutality and savQB killing the animals. Last year f two wore killed. Art Barton, of Medicine Hat, had the rope on his stocM-In 8. seconds after tho word "go" whicfi Is considered very fast time. Other times were; Sam Garrett. 13 secinda, Stan Whitney 371^, John Mullpns 10%, Ohas. Powell 11.-Slim Parker 16, Calgary Red 13H. The cveiA la run oft much more rapidly than under the old plan. Only three out of 10 ropera succeded in roping end tying a calf In the calf-roping contest, The lucky three were Johl^ Mullen of Kngle*' N.M., . who turned the triok jn seconds. Ray Knight showed the crowd he was as young aa ever by doing It In one minute,,'three seoonda, while Tex McLeod took 90 eeccnda, picking a hard calt to handle. Tom Three Persons, riding with his hands tree from the surcingle, made the prettiest ride in the bull-rlding contest. The 2-mile relay race was a runaway tor Parsons ot Poison. Mont., but tho light for second between Chas. � Powley of Drowrilhg and Dutch Sledol of Butte was pretty to watch, Powley nosing out by having tho faster horse in tho last half. He won In the last 100 y^rds. � It waa a Scrqam. The wild horse .race is always a scream and with 10 starters aad 10 bad horses. there was a good windup lor; ihe day's proceedings. Honry Morris of New Mexico, was away raln-KtoB botoro any ot the other contend- E NDUSTRIAL EXHIBITS Dominion Govt, and Gait Gar-dent Exhibits Attract Much Attention-Other Exhibits "TEX." MACLEOD One of the brilliant rope artists at the Stampede. ers. A. Dubois ot Drumheller got away next., Charlie Chortler of St. Kllda was the third man away from tho post while "I'om Throe Persons and MIkQ Hastings were fourth and nfth away. Tom Three Persona had a runner under him, and his main Idea seemed to he to get around that track and get out of the saddle. But when he; was within 100 yards of the wire, he took a dIffGrorit notion and turning ran practically the entire way In the opposite direction, with the result that Morris slipped in first with Slim Parker, a late Starter, second. The Judges for the events were Art Barton, Bill Hyssop and Jack.Orown, Ray Knight and Ad Day wore tho moving spirits, and kept the^performers on the hump. Altogether the itampede is all that was expected ot It, and the crowds to come may expect to lie treated to the. finest frontier performance they have ever had an opportunity to witness. This is Sister Cities' Day, and the.performers are out to extend themselves for the benefit of the visitors. UNIQUE EXHIBIT T One ot the" moot unique and yet one^of tho most Instructive exhibits In the main building is that compiled at considerable trouble by Mrs. Nor-tham, of Albion Ridge. Mrs. Northam has been tor years, living as she does in a windy saotlon ot the country, a student of soil tillage and blowing ond drifting ot the soil. As a result of her study she,has eatabllahed three very vital points: First-The umvlsdom ot tilling the soli till a powdery mulch Is obtained. Rather till for a lump muloU. ^Second-Tilling the land north and south,' Instead of eaat and west, greatly helpa to save the soil from drifting in such a way as to blow out the seed. Third-The value of windbreaks. Mrs.' Northam has gathered exhib-ita of wheat showing the "different growth produced on soil tilled in tho two different ways and protected or .unprotected .by windbreak. This exhibit should :be, the centre ot much Interest to the'farmers. EDITORS ON FRONT (By Reutara Ottawa Agenoy) Pari*, July 24.-^Canadlan editors, accompanied by several Paris Journalists,, niotored to Bar-Le-Duc, from where they will visit the northern and northeastern fronts, returning to Paris on the 25th. SUPPRESS STRIKE London, July 24.-A Russian Vvlreless dispatch In recording the continued spread of the Ukraine . railway strll headstones In both simple and ^abo-rate designs ot which the worlf haa all been done in Lethbridge and is artistically arranged among beautttnl potted plants. Tho Imperial Oil Company shows to great advantage a most handsome and bxterislve exhibit of oils of every kind and variety,' from a barrel to a small can, and is a^sel* action of which to be-'proud. Mvei-y-thlng possible In the line of Iron la to be aeon In the stand ot the Lethbridge Iron yvgrV-B yylio liav.^,, a very great variety in their unique disiilay. Auto Exhibits. There aro throe very cvccllont displays of antomobllps. Tim l.pthbildgo .Motors Limited shows a luost powerful McLaughlin car. tlio Graham .Motor Company a handsmnn Stude-baker and tho Baalim Motor Company shining and handstmn- models of Ch.vrolet and Nash car.s. Simpson and Co., Ltd., liuvc a royal exhibit ot fure shown to the ho.m advantage in a setting of iiairlotic devices and attracting grciH aitonilon. The John Deere Plow C'diiipniiy have number of separators which are attracting attention from muny and which show up to great uilvnnlage. Tho Crystal Dairy Llnliti-il have a red, whlto and blue booth niosi. tastefully arranged with a hugp whlip milk bottlo the centre ot attraction. Pianos. Two very high class displays are those ot tho Willis plano.'^. Mr. H. C. C. Salmon In an artlaJ'c room .shows the evolution of the piano wiUi a small piano 7r> years ot ago and in pleasing contrast, a modern pianola, A now thing is also shown In tin.' Aeolln Graduola Illustrating toiu' control. Tho very clever and dofor.il ing was done by .Mr. Frank Soiiii;s. Cerhard llolntzman pianos and plionographs are shown by K. D, Sloan in a tasty room which displays thciii to tho beat advantage! A glass frame In tho IniiUling also showed several models mmle by C. A. Butterwick and .lanic:- NEWS. > Prize winners in livestock ? classes on page 10. Additionui ? : Stampede news page ti. ; ? > � > > : : Gypso Fihre Wall Board FOR INTERIOR WALLS AND CEIUNGS 'ire" ^ ResistIin^ ^PRMANENC SEE OUR EXHIBIT AT THE LETHBRIDGE FAIR AND STAMPEDE, JULY 22-27 SOLD BY ALL RELIABLE DEALERS IN BUILDERS' SUPPLIES MANUFACTURED BY M a n i 10 b a Gypsum Co./ Limited .WINNIPEG, MAN. 87?234 50769? ;