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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ''AGE FUlR'nffiM' fHK LEtUBWDG^DAILT HF.RALT* . FRIDAY,-APRIL 5, IMS LEADS THE DOMINION IN GE THE "EARN AND QVE" CAMPAIGN Landed Troops In Finland- Russians Powerless to. Prevent it The offer 0n0 hoys in Cauada to earn and donate S10 each. ' The province-, are being divided up into districts, and Lethbridsa district is under the direction of Mr. 'J. B. AV'lfiic. Tlie money raised is "to be devoted to overseas work of the Y. M. C. A. boys* work in India and China, and 'hoys' work in ('.�]>via. - . The first pledges in the campaign to be sent in from anywhere in the Dominion come from the Big Brothers' class cC Knox Church, lethbridge. of which ten members, as described above, have pledged^lO each of tueir earnings, not only for this Work, but as a special memorial in perpetuation of the memory of their brave class-mate. 'lap names of the boys in the picture are: J. Wood. ,J. R. Van Harlem, R. 'Waddington, S. F. Rogers, X. L. Hig-inbotham. II. B. .\jjson. U. C. N'iven. O. Carr. A. H. Robertson, D. M. Marshall., The foliov,iiig fe]ei.-!aiu in commendation of the action of the Lethbridge boys has been received by Mr. YViliiie^rom \1. (J. Bar!;e*% chairman of the campaign: .-Tffe Bolshevik! j government boanxious to learn the '^whereabouts of the Russian Black Sea I fleet, according to a wireless state- i ment sent out from Petrograd Thursday. The statement, which is signed by N'aval Commissary Bukoschivatz, follows: "To Sabiin. fleet commander. Sebas-topol: Wire us position Black Sea navy, especially as concerns Odessa, Nlkolayev, Datum and Trebizond. We have'hft recent information as to who is in possession of these places." 1 A Petrograd despatch- to the Daily Mail dated Wednesday says that German steamers have arrived at Odessa. German hanks, the despatch adds, are reported to have offered the Russian government a loan of one billion roubles to be guaranteed bythe revenues of the Northern and'Siberian rafK ways. I ''FOR OF SUCH AS THESE IS * * THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN" A A A .;. A .;. A A .> (Winnipeg Free Press "Heliograma") ] Early in February we published here (without names> a-letter received at! the Department of Education from a teacher who had just opened one of the schools in non-English-speaking districts cf Manitoba, the establishment , c." which, under the energetic 'supervision of Mr. Ira Stratton. Special School Organizer, is a work for which the name of 'Hon. Dr. Thorn-tof, *lie Minister of Education, will be'hem in deserved tumor in the years to' come. . .... You may not have glanced at this column thai day. and so we may say briefly here that^ that letter related in the most matter-of-| fact manner that the brave, compet-j ent. ^fine-spirited young woman isiiej sad to say. a widow i who wrote > ii-i If we all did our duty as well j as - sap' is doing hers!)-had by the j end of bev first week got her night .school started for men. had begun the hot lunch system in her day sciiooi, anil was preparing to teach First Aid �-rtios;. valuable in any community, but .incalculably valuable in those remote j pioneer districts. 1 Two days later we recorded that several requests had been received for the name of thattteacher and the address of her school, and we told of one well-known \Vinn%>egger who came into our office and put the price of a fine box of candy in our hand, asking us. as a favor to him. to send it to her. without mentioning his name. . . . And he and ourself agreed, in more emphatic language than is altogether suitable for publication here, that each one of these.truly self-sacrificing young women; pioneer schoolteachers in the non-English-speaking districts, has more genuine patriotism and public spirit in h*r little finger than there is in all the bodies and soals i if they h�re souls) of all the politicians who have done their werst to bedevil Canada with their scurvy, accursed politics. * Well, the letter from that teacher acknowledging that box of candy, went astray. And as we had sent the box by registered mail, we had the matter looked into. We have now received a letter from her, in which she writes: . ;" ... 1 wrote by return mail, and i am jorry yon did not receive my letter, as you will think 1 am ungrateful, which is not the case. Few things in my life hsve ever given me greater pleasure. The chocolates were very much appreciated-, the children each had some-and the men at the night school-and the last were eaten by the women who came to'the'boys' and girls' club meeting, and had afternoon tea-and the box is being used now, and will always be valued. The children wrote a letter of thanks for some sewing material that was sent anonymously-from one of the people you mentioned). .,1 thought- �4nit from a letter I got litis.morning I think it may have been Mr. Stratton sent it. However, I am sending .you the letter, in caae it was one of the peopTe you mentioned. Yours very gratefully, at 9.00 AT SIXTH ST. S., DOMINION BLOCK, DIRECTLY OPPOSITE GRAHAM MOTOR CO.'S GARAGE. A $5,000 to $6,000 STOCK to be SOLD AT 10 f to 40 ' on the DOLLAR Consisting of dress,goods and coatipgs, flannels and flannelettes, mulls and dimities, cambrics, nainsooks and long cloths, towels and towelings,' embroidery and huck linens, table cloths and damasks, sheets and bedspreads, pillow cotton and sheetings, piques and repps, voiles and marquisettes, velours and kimona cloths, lisle and cashmere hose, shawls, aprons, house dresses, gloves, wool caps, underwear, children's dresses, boy's wash suits, handkerchiefs, buttons, romper cloths, shirtings, baby flannel, boys' and girls' sweaters, etc., etc. ALL THESE LINES ARE DAMAGED TO SOME EXTENT BY SMOKE AND WATER BUT WITH WASHING WILL BE PRACTICALLY AS GOOD AS NEW. NO DELIVERIES. NO REFUNDS. NO CREDIT. Everything will be sold, without reserve, so come with a well filled purse and prepared to supply your needs for some time to come. CLARKE & CO. SIXTH ST. S. ' DOMINION BLOCK * Directly Opposite Graham Motor Co. Garage Watch for Red Cross Drug & Book Co. Salvage Sale Next Door. We beg to assure that young woman that her letter has given more pleasure than that box of candy could possibly have given. W. J. It., RED CROSS DRUG & BOOK CO.'S 3-Day Money-Saving PERSONALLY APOLOGIZES London. 'Apr. 5. - The Exchange Telegraph correspondent at Amsterdam reports the German newspapers as announcing that Emperor William has sent a personal letter to the president of the Swiss confederation apologizing for the killing of /the counsellor of the Swiss legation in Paris during the bombardment on Good Friday. WRIGHT'S 15-DAY ANNIVERSARY SALE Closes Saturday, April 6th ' V||i TWO MORE DAYS to Buy Your Diamond at Sale Price Before Embargo on Diamonds comes into force. Dominion Block, Behind Simpson Co/s Store Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Jrt8 We have carefully separated the Salvage from oar store and destroyed all that was injured and kept only that which was to a great extent undamaged. In this store we have nearly $6,000 worth of assorted stock that is mostly in perfect condition and this will he sold at prices ranging from 25c to 50c on the Dollar If you took over the following list yon will find many necessities which you can buy at a saving of "from 50 per cent, to 75 per cent. *; INK, WRITING TABLETS, TALCUM r*OWDERS, PERFUMES, TOOTH PASTE, TOOTH BRUSHES, SCRIBBLERS, TOILET CREAMS, NYALS' REMEDIES, BOOKS, EBONY GOODS, IVORY GOODS, BRASS WARE. ABSORBENT COTTON, BANDAGES, ETC, TOILET SOAPS, PENCILS, DOLL CARRIAGES, DOLLS, PEROXIDE, WATER GLASS. , PEROXIDE 2 FOR_______ .........y..... 25c PALM OLIVE SOAP 4 CAKES FOR ....... ..... , 25c WATER GLASS FOR PRESERVING EGGS 2 FOR.......................... 25c SCRIBBLERS 1 5c size, dozen . > a . . a . 25c * 10c size, dozen  '�a .....50c PENCILS Assorted: Kinds. Dozen ..     * �*�  ... 20c No Deliveries No Credit The RED CROSS DRUG & BOOK Co. OPPOSITE 6RAHAM MOTOR CO. FIRE SALE STORE DOMINION BLOCK WATCH FOR CLARKE 4 CO.'S SALVAGE SALE NEXT DOOR. ;