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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY in; 1010 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE C. Limbcrg, Driver, and P.. Pnl- Jotti, Mechanician, Die When Machine Runs Wild CKASH INTO GUARD KAIL Edflie Rickenbacker Wins Race With Speed of 9G.23 Miles 1 an Hour i Xow York, May L-lmberg, j nil automoliilc racer, anil R. Pullotti, Ills mechanician, leading llio field in I the IBtll lap 0( the J 50-mile race for the Metropolitan trophy, crashed Into a guard rail on the Shoepshead Bay track this afternoon. Limbers, who hnd been taking the turns near the very top of the high Baucer track, apparently lost control of ills car the bend at a. speed of more than 100 miles an hour. Both men were catapulted 100 feet over the rail and crushed to the ground about 30 feet below. The driver was impaled on an upright I piece of timber and was killed in- stantly. Pallotti died an the way to the Coney Island hospital. Machine Bursts into Flames The machine, one of three French I bars Imported for the race by Harry i B Harkness, crumpled .under the im- i pact and hurst into flames. The bla- i xing car clung to tile rail as the other I drivers flushed past without slacken- ing speed, ignorant of the fate of their fellow racer. A flash of flame aiid a cloud of smoke told the spectators that an accident had happened but as it occurred at the far turn of the two- mile saucer few realized that it marked a tragedy. ibiniberg's wife was in the grand- stand. As the other cars dashed by she missed her husband's machine and realized that he was the victim of the accident. An attendant escort- ed her from the stand and an automo- bile carried her to the hospital, as she was told Limbers had been token there. Not until she reached there did she learn that, he was dead. Few of those in the stands knew until the race was nearly over that two had lost Uieir lives. Rickenbacher is Winner Eddie Rickenbacher was an easy winner of the trophy in one hour .13 minutes and 31 seconds, an average of DO.311 miles an hour for the 150 miles. Jules Devigne finished second and Ira Vail third. After the accident Dario Resla i forged -ahead and led until the 144th mile, when engine trouble forced him to quit. Halph Mulfonl led in some of the early laps, but was forced to quit by trouble with his engine. A new world's record was estab- lished in the 20-mile race by Johnny Aikeu, -who won this event la 11 minutes 1 seconds, Lirnberg's Career Omberg was a long distance run- iier, and a bicycle arid motorcycle rac- er before automobile racing became popular. He came.to New York from San Jose. Cai., eight years ago.as an amateur bicycle racer ami later be- came a professional. For several years he was the team- mate of Harry Grant, the automobile racer, who was fatally burned when liis machine took fire on the same track last fall a few days before the track last fall a few days before the Astor cup ace. FRANK GOTCH RECOVERS Humboldt, la., Hay Gotch, champion wrestler, has vir- tually recovered from his. recent ill- ness, it was announced -today by physicians. The doctors said, liow- ever, he would not be able to resume Ills public exhibitions fon several weeks. DETROIT HANDS OUT RELEASES Detroit, Jlay Detroit Am- erican league baseball team this after- noon announced the- release of Catch- er Ray McKee, and Infiolder George Maisel. McKee goes to Toronto and Maisel to Montreal to the Internation- al league. light- mpsclefree W. G. R. summer gar- menu) we cool eomfoit- ible. Standing, stooping, wtlkinr, running er sitting, you delightful sense ol bodily freedom that can only come from looie-fltting well made. KLOSED KROTCH UNDERWEAR ot llson will agree to meet Taylor i match Is proposed In .-.toe -atti-tew- weeks. Wilder; Smallwood and Schwert. Montreal .............10 7 Providence 4 12 grandstand the pipers held forth with pipe marches, rathspeys and reels, dancing reels and other, and dancing events to delight the heart of a Scotchman. In addition little '_ Miss; Daisy White captivated the heart's of the danc- ing exhibitions, including the High- land fling, sword' dance! Irish jig, sailor's hornpipe and other offerings. This little artist is a really wonder- ful dancer and nothing too good can be said of her performance. Athletic Events The track and field events brought out the best talent in the military units now encamped at the grounds. Pte. Deare seemed'to have the'edge on the other contestants in the-track events winning the 100 yards open, the obstacle race and the hurdle race running second in the half mile race. The results in detail follow: Hammer 76 ft. 11 in; Walter, 74 ft. 6 In.; McArthur, 73 ft, 5 in. 100 yard dash, MISS STERLING RETAINS TITLE Chattanooga, Tenn., May Alexa Sterling, of Atlanta, retained her title as southern woman golf champion today 1'fe' defeating Mrs. L1VK, Aston Shoof of Savannah, six up and in front of the five to play, in the annual tournament 0 Linning, Gllbertson. 'rovidence i 14 A Goodbred arid Madden; Baumgart- ner, Schultz, Muirennan burn. PACIFIC COAST SATURDAY GAMES Sail Francisco .5; Portland.fi. Los Angeles 5; Vernon 6. Salt Lake 4; Oakland.5. SUNDAY GAMES San Francisco 2; Portland 4. Lake 3; Oakland 7. Lake 4; Oakland 2. Angeles 4; Vernon 9. AfternoonA-Los Angeles Veruou NORTHWESTERN SUNDAY GAMES Vancouver 4; Great Falls at end of !'th to catch train. First 4; Spokane 5. 6; Spokane First 2; Seattle 5. 3; Seattle 0. 100 yard dash Kil- ties; Turootte, 61st and Gurr, 25th. Half mile Deare, Corp. Garner. Time, ,2.17. 11 in.: Campbell, 3 alker, in.. 31 ft.; 4 ins.; Putting the Sergt. Ness, 31 ft. Obstacle erfi. ;Hqp-step.and-jump McIKena, 34 ft. 10 -in.; Sergt. Thomson, 34 ft. 3 in.; Peters. Mile Ronnie McDonald, Kipp, Pte. McTavish, Kilties. Time 5.41. Hurdle Deare, Brown. Mile relay teams of'eight Ki'' company won easily; "D" Miss. Sterling is a 17-year old school Cardston, Jlay Creel' Lodge, I.O.O.F., is making history and gathering in strength and importance since its inauguration hist year. On Thursday evening the members of the lodge held a social, which was so well attended that there -would have been hardly standing room In the hall if more had been invited. The open- ing amusement was a whist drive con- sisting of thirteen tables; the winners were Miss Nan Syltes and Mr. Doug- las Oiand; evidently school teaching and house building lead to activity of the mind which.bear fruit on im- portant occasions. After the distri- bution of the prizes, supper was serv- ed, and when the inner man had been strengthened, V. V. Christie, N.G., an- nounced the most serious business of (CONTINUED ratal FHONT PAGE) a world wide shortage of wool that the situation is not likely to be alter- ed even if the war stops and normal rade relations- are resumed. Aus- tralia has lost some sheep due to drouths, millions have been depastured in Europe during tlie course of warfare, and the stock in this country has been greatly reduced owing to the general liquidation pre- ceding the inauguration of the demo- cratic administration, and consequent tariff changes. Flockmasters fn the American west are sitting back contented. The buy- ers from the east cannot pound values this year with the excuse that the imports of fleeces have increased the supplies and made a decrease in price necessary to do any business. The mports are far from being one quarter enough to supply American demands, and the supplies must come from the backs of sheep in America. "With this knowledge the growers are not any too anxious to sell their fleeces un- less they are paid a good price. Some of the buyers, scenting the shortage, got out west early and contracted a few million pounds on the sheep's back, but f doubt if 25 per cent, of the demand wil.be met this sup- ply. Wise shepherds bfere are holding against all offers until after shearing, as many believe that prices will ad- THE FAMILY "Fruit-a-tives" is the Standby in This Ontario Home SCOTLAND, Out., Aug. 25th, 1913. "Alywifewasainartyrlo Constipation, "We iriod everything on the calendar without satisfaction, and spent large Ruins of money, until we happened on 'Fruit-a-tives'. We have used it in tho family for about two years, and wo would not uso anything; elso as long its WQ can get "Fruit-a-tJTCS." J. Vf. HAMMOND. "FRUIT-A-TITES" is made from fruit juices and mild in pleasant in taste. oQc. a box, G for trial size 25c. At dealers or sent on receipt of price by Fruit-actives Limited., Ottawa, vance still further before the clip is entirely shorn. It might interest some to know that the May sales in London closed strong with an advance of from 10 to 20 per cent on Merinos and1 5 to 10. per cent on crossbreds. The .TRremiali Williams company recently purchased a million pounds in Idaho at close to 30 cents, and a large Montana clip went the other day at 32. Domestic; and bright fleeces ol! the better grades, such as 3-8 and quarter bloods, are bringing 40 cents in Ohio today. Tho Alberta wool is classed as territory, and graded as fine medium clothing, and at present prices is worth from 2S to 32 cents. Medium fleeces are about twice the value that they "were two ago, and any growers there have medium stuff, they can cal- culate that it will be worth 'in tho neighborhood oC 34 cents, as 17 cents was the highest price received two years ago if. I remember correct- ly. Wool won't it is handled properly, and it certainly will pay Alberta growers to hang on as loug-as they can. One Illinois breeder has three clips of wool stored away on his farm, and it is the best fine wool 'in. the cuntnij west, and he is going to make a killing on it. It won't pay: to accept the first offer this year, believo me, and 'I hope they can all hold. Banks in the west are advancing mon- ey to growers who aro not in position to hold, so that they can get the bene- fit of the higher prices that are bound to come. Yours very truly, C. M. At Westminster Abbey Mr. Balfour, M.P.y unveiled a bust of the late Mr. Josep Chamberlain. _.'._ Program of the Musical Festival The following is the programme for the Alberta Musical' Festival to be held in Lethbridge May 23, 24 and 25: TIME TABLE Absolute silence is requested while a competitor is singing or playing. The public, may not enter or leave the hall while a competitor is on the platform. TUESDAY, MAY 23rd. .Tunior Piano Competition.' Open Piano Competition. Junior Violin Competition. "C" Company. "C" Co. NORTHERN SUNDAY GAMES Fargo 1; Virginia 9. Only one game scheduled. RONNIE MCDONALD WORKING OUT HERE Ronnie McDonald, the flght- ing miner is in active training here for his clash with Harry Anderson, welterweight clmm pion boxer of British Columbia the evening in a very neat speech 6ut- Ilining the fact that one of the main Deare, Petrie, Pet- o( tEe eocjal was to do honor to three members, viz., Mr. Ward, Past N. G.; Canon Mpwat, the chap- lain of the lodge, and Mr. Alberta Mor- ris. Sir. .Ward, who has been made D.D.G.M., was presented by his fel- lows with a beautiful collar decorated with the insignia of his new rank; and he was also very much complimented upon his energy and enterprise in he- ing the moving spirit in the building up and cementing together of this new lodge. Mr. Ward made a suitable reply and gracejully acknowledged tho favors received. A Presentation Canon Mowat, who is leaving South- ern Alberta to reside in England in the future, was next called upon to receive, a very 'pretty .wrist watch as a token of regard and esteem from his fellow lodgers, and then Mr. Al- bert Morris, who has been secretary of the lodge, and who 'is leaving to take up another business in Calgary, was presented with a smart pair of sleeve links suitably inscribed with Headquarters; Tug-of-War The tug-.of-war was in a by the headquarters heavies. Six straight pulls they made and were never -headed the wrong way. In the first draw "A" met "C" and "C" won, two out of three. Headquarters then met "D1 and set them down .in two straight. "B" company had a .bye and met. Headquarters, and again i the team from the office force won. "0" -company then went down before the huskies from headquarters in two straight pulls. The battery was bill- ed ,to put in a team but didn't come through. Boxer Wins Mile Run The mile run was a pretty exhib- ition' with five starters. McDonald, the Kipp boxer, went out in the lead and set a stiff pace. He was pass- ed, however, in the first half and trail- ed for some .time. At the back ing of May 24tli, Victoria Day McDonald is working out at the Y. M. C. A. The huskiest A mitt wielders in the city and district are invited to give "Mac" a work-out. Tlie big- sAr they are the better. McDohafd will be pleased to in the proceedings a physical drill team of Ifi men trained by Sergt. Thornton ind in command of Lieut. Asquith put on a snappy and very enjoyable exhibition in front of the grand stand. They worked with pre- cision and showed what physical training will do for a company of men in a few weeks. There were enough events' not staged on Saturday to make another pleasant afternoon's sports and it Is understood to be tlie Intention of tlie.commlttee to stage them at some convenient, dale in the near future. v Judges Prycc: the insignia of the order. tainment was brought to The enter- close by the singing of the National Anthem. Thus ended a very successful gather- ing which was rounded out, and, we may say, thoroughly filled out, by the forethought of the ladies in providing such a bountiful repast which, by the way, was served by the men as though to the manner born. NO NEW TRIAL FOR MINNEAPOLIS CONVICT Minneapolis, Minn., May mo- tion for a Inew trial for Frederick T. Price, a business nun convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment a few months ago for the murder of his wife, was denied by Judge Daniel Fish in district court today. An.appeal to the state supreme court will be tak- en, it was Prfce was charged with throwing his wife from a high cliff and causing her death in the hope of inheriting :her fortune. Official figures show that Britain's export trade for March reached the. highest'level since 'the outbreak of MORNING: AFTERNOON: 2.30 Open Violin Competition. 3.30 Vocal Competition, Mezzo Soprano Solos. 4.00, Vocal Corhpetition, Baritone and Con- tralto Duets. Vocal Competition, Soprano Solos. EVENING: 9.15 Choral Competition, Intermediate Choirs. 9.30 Vocal Competition, Male Quartettes. 9 Vocal Competition, Baritone Solos. WEDNESDAY, MAY "24th.-' MORNING: Vocal Competition, Boyianel Girl Solos. 11 00__12.00 Choral Competition, School Choruses. AFTERNOON: 2.15' Vocal Competition, Mixed Quartettes. 2.30 Choral Competition, Male Choruses. 3.00 Choral Choruses. 5.00 Organ Recital by F. Chubb, Esq., Mus. Bac. Vancouver, at Knox Presbyterian Church, corner 4th Avenue and 8lh Street. EVENING: 8.30 Grand Concert by Festival Chorus and Winning Competitors in Wesley .Church, corner 4th Avenue and llth Street S. THURSDAY, MAY 25th. Vocal Competition, Contralto Solos. Vocal Competition, Vocal Competition, Bass Solos. Sight Singing, Piano Sight Playing and Accompanying. Vocal Competition, Soprano and Tenor Duels. Vocal Competition, Ladies' Trios. Choral Competition, Small Choirs. Choral Competition, Large Choirs. Vocal Competition, Gold Medalists. Choral Competition, Choral Grand Concert bv Festival Chorus and Winning Competitors in Wesley Church, also presentation of Shields, Cups, Medals, by His Honour LieuUGovernor Brett, M.D. Entries for Sight Singing, Piano Sight Playing and Accompanying will be accepted immediately before the competition. Before a Shield, Gold Medal or Silver Medal can be awarded if, will be necessary for a competitor to gain 75! marks.out of a possible 100. For Junior piano, Junior Violin, Boy and Girl Solos, only 70 per cent, is required. The Judges' decision will bp given at the close of each competition. The public -will be admitted to all competitions. Organ Recital, and both Concerts by a Season Ticket, price J1.50 (children 75c) good for tho three days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) and .non-transferable, or a ticket admitting to a single session of the competitions or Organ Recital (not Concerts) at a cost ot 25 cents, (children 10 price admission to the Concerts on Wednesday and Thursday evenings Is 60 cents per Concert (children 25 No reserved seats. ........The'Heihtzman Co'a'Pianos wlU be used during tho Com and Concerts. MORNING: AFTERNOON: 3.00 3.15 3.30 4.00 5.00 EVENING: 8.30 ;