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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JULY THE LETHBHItJCE DAILY PAGE SEVEN OF IK BIG STAMPEDE Rollo Kinsey Breaks World For CalfBranding 25 Calves in 9 3 When RoHo Kinsey of the Knight Sugar stepped Into the corral In front of the grand stand packed to Its full capacity Thursday afternoon to rope against time In the calf roping and branding the big crowd did not realUe that It was about to see a worlds record neither did though he had a hunch there would be afew seconds clipped off But when the hat was dropped after the branding Irons had siuled on the 2Bth and It was announced that the Kinsey team had turned the trick In nlni and three seconds a cheer went up from It was the greatest bit of range worked ever pulled off before a stampede Incidentally It set a new Canadian record and a new record for the and unless that record Is smashed when Joe winner of the event last essays to lower Kinsey will go back to with five cen turies In cold cash In his pocket and the knowledge that he has 3roven himself about the niftiest alf roper In these One Every And the wonderful part of it was that the crowd didnt realize how fast these calves were being It was better than one calf every half It was one calf every sec That includes riding out to the catching the calf by either one or two hind no other shak ing it up to the fire where two bull doggers take It and throw the rope holding the calf until the red hot branding irons in the hands oftwo more men have done their It sounds but just try it ana The Kinsey team was composed or Rollo Mike of and Tex of Leth and Smith and Dick The mark Kiusey had to beat was 16 minutes and 28 seconds made on Tuesday by Charlie of Brown On Wednesday Sam Garrett didnt ctay with the game long enough to the whole so there no But Kinsey was out to do consider ably better than 16 For lasf year he lost the event to Joe and he wanted to set a mark for Joe and his little horse Weasel to shoot at this Peters time at the 1917 stampede here was 11 19 while Klnseys time last year was 12 minutes 34 Kinseys time yesterday was therefore 2 min utes better than Peters winning time last Got Bad The Raymond marvel started out bad yesterday by catching his first calf about the It was a foul catch and the calf had to be let This took considerable But Packer of WILSONS FLY PADS WIU Kill MORF Of ANY STICKY riy CATCHER Clean to Bold by all and General from then on he was snaking them up to tho fire with charming During the whole he made seven Only once did two of them come In succession and that was on the 19th Kinsey used a now horse this year and it was notice able that ho did not mill tho cattle about BO much as on his first at tempt last That gained him a lot of Hie bulldoggers were also on the Job and mighty few of the precious seconds were wasted waiting for the rope after the calf was up to the His team is understood to have been working together at the Knight ranch at Raymond lately practicing for the and it is stated that out on the open out of a herd of 600 they have set up a mark that is one minute bet ter than the worlds championship fig ure established Plenty To the real stampede who like to see action just as they see it the open the branding con test yesterday was along worth go ing miles to But they witnessed many other thrilling exhibitions of frontier and If there was one man who went home dissatisfied he would be a So smoothly did everything go that at six oclock the program was over as scheduled for the afternoon and the crowd went away to satisfy the inner man before coming back for There was only one kick the crowfl and that was tho fact that the bulldogging wai pulled off before many were in the And if there is one thing a stampede fan likes more than an other it is to see the busters fling themselves from the back of a racing horse on to the neck of a wild steer which Is running for its life and by pure bulldoggedness bend the steers neck until the critter falls to the Thats tho stuff the old timers talk Mike who won the event here last cinched first place again yesterday for the third turning the trick in 39 That Js 16 seconds under his record established here last Three Persons Tom Three who ia one In dian who has ttie honor of having ridden always furnishes some excitement for the On Wednesday it took the form of being piled from Yesterday he var ied It by plunging into the fence in front of the grandstand with Jack This which was turn ed loose in the finals in the evening has a hesitation style of When he took to the fence after Three Pereonshad made a great ride rrom the chute across the Tommy did a quick change stunt by transferring himself to the top It brought the crowd to its The rider was later given another horse and placed third in the days bucking Slim of Medicine took the first money and Walt Whitney the previous days got isecond Announcer Allen i In the finals of the bucking compe which took place during the evening Slim of Wil the very efficient announc er of the stampede picked Re Reservation IB more as sertive than and after Slim had made a fine ride across the track the horse turned quickly to keep frbm crashing Into the and Allen was wrenching He was and after a little attention from the first aid boys he took up the wprk of announcing again as if nothing had Al Is a typical cowboy and he can both ride and announce to perfec A Serious The only other accident during the i day was in the preliminary riding In the bucking with when of on Two Step was tho horse going right over stepping on his Tho bruise broke one of the veins and venous Internal bleeding McLeod was taken home and is leav ing today for It not thought the result will bo The crowd enjoyed the fancy riding and roping and the trick roping staged by Tex Chet Stan Whitney and 3am Garrett more yes terday than any day McLeod was in fine form and it didnt seem that he could miss a Ilia exhibition of catching a running horse by the four feet while he himself was lying flat on his back on the ground was loudly It is a pity that his nearest is forced to do all his roping with his left hand owing to his aa otherwise theru would be a great battle staged here for championship Stan Whit the local product is a his trick of making his horse lie down while he is whirling a big loop being a The time for steer roping yesterday created a record for the stampede when Art Barton dropped tho rope over the horns and brought him to a standstill in 7 The previous low mark was made by Johnny on Those Leaky Ropes The calf roping and tying developed a lot of cowboys with leaky and only three out of about 25 who attempted to turn the trick were suc These John White Faather and Tex The winning time was which was considered very McLeod made a great catch but when he went to wrestle the calf it was several sizes too big for him to handle and it took him to make the throw and Roping a The crowd got a taste of something different yesterday in the maverick One was run in the with about 20 yelling cowboys after the steer with whirling Day a was the only man to get his rope over the two In the evening the same crowd went at and Arb of waa he lucky getting the steer ore he had gone two hundred n this race the winner is the first man to get the rope around both Any other catch doesnt With 15 or 20 riders going pellmell all trying to rope the steer at it can be imagined there is some ex And after all the best horses and the best steers are being saved for the last couple of so that the who have come once and are sure to come will always know there is something better in The stampede so far has eet a mark that has never been touched in West ern even in the big Calgary and Winnipeg frontier The riders here are the top notchers of the and there will be plenty of excitement yet before the final winners are Ad Day and Ray Knight are a team that is hard to beat when it comes to stag ing and they have excelled themselves this The Here are the Thursday winners S9Vs 1 Bucking With Medicine Hat on Ray Whitney of Lethbridge on Three Persons of McLeod on Jack WAS NOT July strike that was to have been declared some time between six oclock nnd midnight last night was not called and the pros pects of an amicable settlement of street railway troublea are REVOLTS AT July revolts at caused by fam were reported in a diploma tic dispatch today from Switzer It was stated here that there has been no bread In Pra gue since July I dont know that I would care to fly In the machine that Kly used when he was here said Misis Katherlne to tho Herald this In fact I do not know that I would like to attempt to fly on the machine I learned There has been a great advance In airplane When I was In Washington I saw a military aviator in a little 200 horsepower How I would love to fly In one of them H was a little I want to fly a Spad but no civilians can get and they wont take mo in tho army though I would love to go So I guess Ill have to be content with my 100 horsepower Curtiss until the war is Miss Stinsoh says she dona not ex pect to find the air bumpy here as did Ely when he flew in Our machines are built for speed and they ride through the bumps with out In the old machines when we found a bump the machine had a tendency to but that is First Flight at 4 Miss Stlnson will her first flight tomorrow about four oclock in the taking off from the centre field right in front the grand and making the landings there The machine is in dandy she and she exports to make a record One takeoft will be made right on the track In front of the stand In full view of the Auto Race I am having trouble finding a motor car that is not top heavy for my speed trial on the track but I hope to land one I am out after Barney Old fields Lethbridge record for the half mile dirt and if 1 get the right machine I will go right after No Long Distance Flight Miss Sttnson is any long distance flight in the south but she Is going from here to Red Deer to fly across country to the Camrose After that she is going to Winnipeg and expects to make a long distance flight I am greatly honored Tjy being the second person to make an airplane flight over Lethbridge said Miss She thought the crowd on Thursday was great and liked the and thinks Lethbridge is a beautiful little That she is an attraction is provenBy the fact that on the day she flew at Medicine Hat there more people on the grounds than all the other days of the fair there put Which is en couraging for a crowd tomor Miss Stlnson will speiid the after noon today as the the Ro tary who are attending the fair in a What is believed to have boon the biggest crowd ever handled In day by the street railway system was j handled on Thursday when i passengers were It is thought the record was beaten ono day during the Dry Farming congress the figures were not available this Dorrlcott of the street i car accounting department told tho j Herald that ho counted money from j midnight till six oclock this I The big crowd was carried with less j cars than during any previous j but the semaphore signalling scheme i which wan in and the arrange ment for loading and unloading the passengers at the both worked wonders in keeping the cars moving without The street railway department is being complimented on every hand today for the manner in which they carried tho N AROU Free Demonstration Nabob Nabob De Luxe Vacuum Packed Tea i Coffee BY MISS FERGUSON AT KERR GOS GROCERY 313 FIFTH 8TREET SOUTH When in the city try a cup of the above lines noted for their splendid cup AufcxStrc ABANDONS CLAIM FOR BESSARABIA SHAVING PLEASURE Mac told me a few days i ago that since he bought his AutoStrop his regular morn ing shave had become one of his real Its easy to appreciate this if yon use an AutoStrop Safety the only rmf or that sharpens its own the only one that is always In perfect shaving Take advantage of our 30 days free trial and obtain an AutoStrop from your Try it under all conditions nnd If not entirely satis factory return it for no other AutoStrop Safety Razor The Great War Veterans WILL HOLD A DANCE Steer Medicine in 7 of in 8 Seidel of in 10 Maverick Blood Maverick Calf Branding Against Kinsey in 9 minutes arid 3 eeconds for 25 Wild Horse 2sum Parker of Medicine of Two Mile Cowboy of Goln of July Ukrainian government has announced it abandoned its claim for Bessar says a Bucharest dispatch to the German transmitted by the Zurich correspondent of the as a result diplomatic re lations between Rumania and the Ukraine have been The peace treaty between the Central Powers and Rumania ceded the Bessarabia to Rumania In return for Oldsmobile Cars AND Samson Tractors SEE OUR EXHIBIT AT THE GROUNDS DURING FAIR DISTRIBUTORS HARRIS ROSS1TER Office 112 5th Street phone 1712 IN THE CLUB ROOMS July 26th AT OCLOCK NEEDS ORCHESTRA IN ATTENDANCE The Best Dance Floor in the Come and Enjoy Admission 50 cents Peoples Forum LACK OF COURTESY OF YOUNG MEN 915 9th July Editor Lethbridge Dear Sir It will give me great pleasure if you will kindly print the following in tomorrows and see if It IB possible to teach civilized people just a little good in accord with their treatment of our returned A very good example of their patriotism was shown tonight at the fair when all the young men crowded in front of not only women with two or three little but also some of our boys who show only too plainly that they have been to France fighting brutal ity and curae back and come back here to have it accorded them by their own AcetyleneWelding Do you know that the GRAHAM MOTOR can weld your broken auto and make them as strong as new ones Not only can they weld auto but all kinds of farm AN EXPERT IN CHARGE OF THIS LINE OF Manager Meet Me At The Fair SPIRELLA CORSETS Will be demonstrated in a booth at the Exhibition Hall during Stampede Corsets from Parker Martin THE AEOLIAN VOCALION AWAITING YOUR HEARING IN OUR BOOTH AT THE FAIR THE AEOLIAN VOCALIONTHE GREATEST OF THE VOCALION HAS THE RICHEST j THE VOCALION WILL PLAY ALL MAKES OF THE VOCALION HAS THE GREATEST OF ALL TONE ACTUALLY ALLOWS YOU TO PLAY RECORDS NOTE RESPONDS TO YOUR YOU MAY SHADE EACH PHRASE AS YOU THE USE OF THE GRADUOLA IS We have secured the exclusive agency lor this new mus ical instrument and we Invite you to coma IB and hear and play the even y you have no thought of WHS PIANO Manager THIRD AVENUE SOUTH ;