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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It MONDAY, APHII. 28, 1019 LCTWMIDGH. ALBERTA. Lethbridge People Signed Up For in W.S.S. "I consider lliat I.c-lhbridge doue belter than any dly in iJi ihe luausr of und faid ijergt, GillUP, organizer for the W. S. S. committee of Southern Al- berta, to the Herald on Saturday uv- I'nioE in tho t-lpstf of tlm campuigu. ''I wish to thank most heartily. various women's organiiattons who helped {o make the drive a success. MIL) also Chairman r. U. Ross and meniuera of tho .PJedgo Card com- mittee for tho excellent work they per- formed. Lethbridyi- lived up to its reputation of never falling in a, pat- riotic endeavor and with the big army of thrift now recruited I look for splendid reports in Uic future." LethbridEe ladies sold worth of thrift stamps from the booths on the :urcela on Thursday, KrjrJay ;unj SitturdHy. the school wliu linJ already Leen enrolled, l.cihljrjdse now bousts a thrift army of closi tn yOUO people. One suuip ;i week eaih would tueuii weekly purchases of 250, or over n year. Tiie pledge cards resulted in prom- ises lo purchase J25.000 more stamps, j .so tiiat actually last week's drive EtilU-il in signing up for worth of S. S. by Lethhridge people. GEIKLEPHONES Much Needed Branches'Will Ik Cohstrucled This Tenders Called The provincial government's tele- .cxtensii-ns are indicated in an advertisement'which has appc-ared in the Heralii telephone facilities will uc brought to .Xemiscam, Etzikoni, Orion A line is also to from Foremost to Luefty Ktrike. For several years Lucky Strike has hecn linked up with 3IIlk Kiver, but ihe new extension. will Hjrins It into touch with its chief ship- liing point, Lints are aho to Le built from Vulcan' to Lomond and from to SUhdofC and Eweltne. Will Be Held on May ers' List Same As For Commissioners The city (council this'morning de- cided to hold a plebiscite on Monday, May 5tli to decide tite matter as to fast Jinie or slow time in ihe city. 'All who are entitled to voto for tne com- missioners will be itble lo vote. The decision is to rest on a two-thirds ma- jority. _; The city laud were granted per- mission lo at o o'clock on Sunday afternoons, inasmuch as this niet with tho approval of the ministerial association. Permission was given iHe local Council of Women lo hold a tag day on May to raise funds for a milk station for children's welfare. A communication from Dirks and Co. of Winnipeg, suggesting madal- lions in consideration of the soldier's efforts ami achievements In the Great War was referred to Commissioner Freeman for consideration. We are in a position to .repair alljnakes ofcars A FEW SECOND HAND CARS FOR SALE 387 4TH ALEXANDRA HOTEL AUCTION SALE On TUESDAY M, April 29tH AT 633 5th STREET SOUTTH The Entire FURNISHINGS -i, OF THE ABOVE RESIDENCE WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION BV' FRANK WADDWGTON (INSTnUCTED BY MR. GEO. JENNINGS) 1 FULL PARTICULARS TOMORROW AUCTION SALE (Tomorrow) TUESDAY ON THE PREMISES, Stk STREET SOUTH COMMENCING AT A. M. FRANK WAPDINGTON IrmJvthUcti bj- sell b'jc 1'ubHc Auc- (Ton as above ttic SMpcrlor Household FURNITURE and effects, CONCEPT GRAND PIANO in Alnfiogany' easy, ntcollcnt, tone; Irandaome MAHOGANY Onk Bullc. Onk niul Mahogany Tables; Oak Jlocken: Table; press ITS runt Rlatirla; Iltinilsonin Brass Ucd complete wHh Kprlngn Km] Ostemioor MattrcAs; Dreeing Table, Wash Ktanrl. Chair and Ilockcr all (o milch; 40 Pictures; fl Hruaaells Hugs Union Hug V'nc AxmliiAtcr .Hug Tapestry Kug Trimuied HcilR coniplolc; QimiUHy of Krult, Pickle's, T'illoivs, IJcjV Qnllfs; Cnnlilons TnliJc Lirieu; Fancy China; Glassware; KUchcn Ulcnslls; Unnleum, ck-. GOODS ON VIEW MONDAY I -PHONES AT 10.30 look purl in it n-ris Hie centenary of the order wKf.h place in Kuox cluinh on SatOr- night last. Tho deliv- ered were in keeping with tlie, sfjnii- and Ihe of Ihe order, ind the speakers were enthused and ell in with Ihc sreatness of the The body of'KnuT ehsircli fl'.Vil Oddfellows with buttons of the order. Grand Warden Major 'Jiurneil extending ;i welcome (0 all who "en- ercd before the services Logan. Preceded by prayer by Ihc IIev. Denoon, and a grand organ prelude Lie chairman, Grand Warden Major [Jurnctt, made the opening address. In Iliiii he expressed the view that it demanded fhe continuous belief Its Ihe iuprcmc Intelligence and (he .Maker of tlie Universe to be an Oddfellow. !ii Ihe order there were no differences, lioliUcs and creeds were forgotten. The Golden Rule of doing unto others they should unto you was tlie maxim of the Oddfellows. Its great men to true fra- order was one ih every son of man a brother. Its mission was to isit the sick, relieve Ihe distressed PAGE SKVKN An occasio.i wlm-h will be- Tlie shaker reUlpj his -.1 ;n ibe memory of every Oddfellow In meeting (he past master of mission was to lead i lernil relations. The universal familr win tlio Grand Lodge of California who hail her-tune u cripple for anil of Hit- magnificent way the order had pruvidurl for lifm in lint, to tlie accident ihu't had crtppkd him, ho was tett destitute. Jt was an illustration of ihe fraternaVspirlt of the order. It was ihc grande.it order, and, in addi- tion lo making good, citkeiis, it made good Irltuds. Br'g.-Gen, Stewart's Ado'ress A duet by Misj Alice Himm, and Mr, Fleming, preceded the address of Itrigudior-UeiH'rul Stewart on "Wom- en's work in ihe World." The General, hi Ms prcliminarj' remarks, took the occasion to thank the mcraljers the loca.1 order for the touch of home they afforded by the comforts they had sent (o the front. Jte had to speuk of.women's work from a narrow point of view in (hat for tho last four years he had been engaged in gunner's work al the se, out The speaker took his audience through the experiences of the Can- adian artillery at Ihe front. He de- tailed how on .May 3rd. the Can- adians held yards or 25 per cent, of the British line, something o not accomplished by any other corps; Jl0w they trained west of under and bury the dead. It had paid out General LIpaeti, the greatest soldier n the last year over six million iJol-Jthat ever was; how.ihe enemy was camouflaged by four battalions of Canadians going to Poperingne so (hat the real of the Can- acllam- liquid not he known to them. Warm PraTst For Women What General Stewart was bringing lars and had. fifty-six homes. Ma.ny -Made Supreme Sacrifice Though taktns no direct part in the Great War many of the members of the order were in (he armies of the Allies and many had made the sup- reme sacrifice for the high ideals .aught by the order. In regard to the i'eace Conference the sentiment of the order was judge with candor, reprehend with justice. The Grand Warden pqtrt a tribute to .he sister lodge, the Rcbefcnhs, who lad carried comfort and relief wher- ever" needed. He said: that Ihc Inde- pendent Order of Oddfellows was the ;reatesL fraternal society in existence, and prayed the Heavenly Father 'to prosper it in tlie Tiiture as He had done in tho past. A well rendered solo by Miss Bessie with vioiin obligation by Mr, Lay ton; followed. T Capt, Denobn's A'ddress Called on by the chairman, Bro. the llev Captain Ue addressed ihe audience on the "History of the dcr." Ile'.saffl that .in religion it was not a. sect a fig Ei society. Its teachings were founded on the Wonl.ot God. Be- j Tore any" man can gain admission to it he 'jiusl confess and profess faith :u God. Faith was an essential, No irreligious, scoffer, or jignostic can be- come an Oddfellow; Some in tracing Odd fellowship go back lo the vener- able antiquity, to (he dim and distant past, but this was fanciful. There were guilds of the pasl something akin, but intelligent research lakes the order (o the] IStli century when special rue u lion of it is made by Dan- iel befofi. Montgomery tlie poet refers I to the Honorable Oddfellows of Lou- Order, continued Mr. Hcnoon, had its origin in the hearts of fellow- men who desired social union and fel- lowship. In (hose days the working man had a hard struggle. He was fap- (i with sickness, want and starvation'. .Against such hard ships-Odd it England had its-origin and began its work of. benevolence, 'fhcrc was no federal union but each body made laws for itself. Jlcn out of work were given a and went from lodge 10 j lodge to In those days me'cliiigs were held in public douses, and drunkenness occurred. It was different water was allowed at the banquets. In the be: ginning of ihe next century, certain of tho loilges jwrcre broken up by the Slate ns being seditious. In 1S09 Micro was an attempt at reconstruction under Iho name ot Ihc Union Order of Oddfellows. In 1S13 it became known as tlic I. O. O. V. From Mils Ihc Amer- ican lorigo received Us charier anil on April 2Gtli, IS19, American Oddfcllow> ship, associated wMh tlni name of Us founder Thomas Wildey, be- ing. 'From five members Hi that lime it now numbered over two millions. The order spread in Canada from JS43, 'and in 1SS4 the first lodge ivns oslab lished'in Alberta. 1ft': 1830, a lodge-' tvas founded in the cLly, ami In lite province there are rjow 110 lodges, witjj A membership of 7G90, with 000 paid Jasl year in relief. The speaker concluded by statins (hit the principles of the order were Ihctfatherhood of God and ihc brother- lioofl of man, God was first and man I after. As an institution'its existence I confd only ho justified by itfe mciabora exemplifying in their lives the' print i cinle'g on which it was founded. Wm. Oliver Spciki At Mia .close of tho address of ihc J Itev. Denoon, Jlr.. George Fleming sans "The Yeoman's Wedding." which rag well received. TMa was followed by an address by Uro. William Oliver oh "Why I'am-an Oddfellow.11 The speaker said that nine-lc-nlhs of (ho population of Ihc world had not tlic opportunity of being Oiltifellowa, They should be thankful Mint tbrbugh our civilization, democratic. frtiv cvnmonl, and educatioit Ihcy were by .order.; Ijenonts wore far reaching, its leach- ings sublime, am! .it staudx At, (lie grealesl fraternal1 order. t Wildey nev- er dreamed n hundred yeara ago thil the orrter would draw all creeds, anrt IUE hearers to was the magnitude of women's war work !.i their being ctrVoontal in the making of the am- munition for the fronE. What the women -did in this way was shown in that, from an allowance of twelve rounds for a battery in the early days when ammunition was short. U had by the work of the women in the munit- ion factories. been, made poss- ible that tnns had been fired In One day.. Ten thousand women had gone to work as navvies on .tho road so as to relieve raen for the fighting line. vFhsy took charge of the bakeries for ibrtad for the army in Boulogne to further relieve the meu. They had workfed in. the" shipping yards o! the Clyde. Seventy per cent. ol Uic manufacture ol shells were 'done by the- 'women; Besides the j manual work were'Ihe number n tlie War Office, They great- Worked by the women ot Canada. In the last analysis, said the speak- er, In his concluding words, morale wins great wars ami battles, and thai morale depends on the women from the honies the men came from. _ Mr. Dunlop Speaks A fine solo by-.Miss Sftnm was the next item on the program. This was followed by an address on "Oddfel- lowship" by Bro. A, E, Dnnlop, K. C. He said that there was uono of (is who, were we subjected lo the right kind of temptation, would not yield. It was a fortunate thing that in these difficulties the Almighty at differenj times raised upv great refprmers. Thero wcro a lot of reformers each with his own method or reform. There was Nouli whose way of reform was uk-k one, those who refusrd to re- m 'were drowned. There wore Jonah, David and Solomon, and tl'tn there was born a different kind of re- forifH-r in Jesus, instead ol unking incn reform Jesus readied the heart of man. The Israelites wtre told to ay the-Aruelcki'es. but Jesus spoke oC the Hod of Jove and not 'flat was the speaker's conception of God. Tlic plain teaching of Jesus swallowed up all dogmas and creeds. Capital and labor, continued tho speaker, were at etch throats. The capitalist had forgotten that labor is only another pflme for capital. It was all very well to deride Bolshevists but if we were in the habit of being sent to Siberia we would be Bolshev- ists. Some people ihiiik the war was u trade war. It had nothing to do with trade. It was a war of thought. It was going tu Veep on until right bought prevailed. In the brotherhood i man the time would (Come when we would shake hands with the Ger- mans when they reached the right standard. The principle of Oddfellow- ship was (hat of great fellowship with no caste, rich and poor alike, and all on a common footing. It was to love each other, to follow truth and virtue, and so lo ajiproYiruate to the golden age. Tho solo "Toreador" was well ren- dered by Bro. M. Docker, and "God Save the King" concluded the pro- gram. In an interval between the addresses jewels were by Past Grand Bro. Falrley 'to tte following; Re- befcahs: Sisters Annie Morden, Maurt Cudova, Agnes White, Ella DUon, OHve Moe; Janet Carter. Church Service On Sun'dty evening the Oddfellows. three hundred strong, marshalled by Major Burnett and headed by the city band, marched to Knox church, where special service was held. A duet "Say, Watchman; What oE the Night" was rendered by Miss Simm and Fleming, and a special sermcn on "Friendship, Love and deliv- ered by the Rev. Deacon. LOCAL TYPOS TURN DOWN O.B.U. PLAN Typographical E'uion. Xo. 531. showed in no unmis- takable manner lioiv they stood on ihe [Jig Union riucslion. when at their meeting on Saturday evening in the yrcmplc llipy voted unani- innusly agiilnnt the proposition. There was a call for a standing vote and every member rose in protest against it. The printers turned down the six hour day proposition by a ijiunimous voto, on ihe grounds that It was emanating from the wrong1 body, instead of from the different internalionalp. R. Mcllamy, ot Medicine Hut, was present at the meeting and in a good speech onl- ins professor of mineralogy. Queen1 R j ttlc wholc sKu3tion regArding University, and (he honorary degree !he Ono iiig Union ani1 also gave Die convocation lu be held al Quec-n'.s University on April the honorary degree uf LL.D. will be coufenrd on J. Alex- ander, of Toronto University; J. Mur- ray K.C.. president of tltc Iloyal Canadian Institute, Toronto, and Professor W. N'tchol, M.A.. emcri- of D.D. on Hev. Ceo. Duncan, of the church of Si, Andrew St. Paul, Montreal; Uov. Kolert Laird. M.A.. Toronto, and Jtcv. Alex. Gordon, MX'., D.S.O.. .son of Rev. Dr. D. M. Uordou, Kingston, former principal of Queen's University. flcv. Alci- andei- Gordon is al present in an Eng- lish hospital recovering from wounds. views slimming up the proceedings of the Western Canada Conference. Gunduinndson. arrested at Calgary, Alia., nvo weeks ago. nfter having teen missing from Starkweather. N. for two years, pleaded guilty at. Devils Lake, S'. IX. to the c-harse embezzling funds from the Atlas Lum- Hev. Dr. Gordon is assistant initi- her coaipauy, of Mtnneapoli I ister of St. Andrew's church. Ottawa..' and went overseas as a chaplain. Smoke Some years ago he was pastor, of] Knox church. Lethbritlge. I Cigarettes wrapped In Tin foil. rlayet S Elegance in Wall Paper ypu.T.'H find "pressed licre in ,tljc vast variety of beautiful lien- elfccts Jll't arrived for Spring home beautifying, every fas celvablc sort In color sclieiuc aiiil yattern effect In flora! designs. conventional figures, tiie defined or Ehadov. stripes and panel "or medallion treatihcnti. Let us plan and estiniale will] you. We'll cave'vou money and assist you in achieving a refined effect. Wellington Bros. SHERLOCK BUILDING' DECORATORS 7TH STREET SOUTH of women engaged11 i the Ilcd etc! VICTORY LOAN INVESTOR :.You did your duty before. Now Canada begs to call your attention to a new duty. Please read these twelve articles and, repeat your Victory Loan pat- riotism by investing the interest in Baby Bonds. J i f 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Good securities are scarce. -7. i Victory Bonds were an invest- menl of no regrets. 8. Here is the natural successor to Victory Bonds. 9. National Savings which' are 1Q, Baby Victory Bonds, or if. Reconstruction Bonds, 12. Paying nearly five per cent in-1 terest. With' the whole of Canada as security. These, too, are an investment of no regrets And in small denominations. for Baby Bonds in May: At al! Banks and Post Offices.) !o The Dominion ami Dairy Produce Co., are Ijutldlng block in Thc'C. P. H. summer schedule will shortly bo published oint will be ct- ietthc the tirsl Sunday in Juno. Tlic ilcall: of n [irominciit or hn McAuley district, OCCUITCI] in the MoosOiriin hospflal. in ttic person of George f'lymi, at Ihe ago or 42 years. MAKE YOUR INTEREST EARN.MORE INTEREST NATIONAL SAVINGS STAMPS (May) 25 CenU THESE ARE RECONSTRUCTION STAMPS WORTHY OF THE NAMB- Either ofthe both are ese tires-the Maple Leaf Plain Tread or the Non- the same will give you exactly what you 'expect in the way of tire service. There are no freak features about Maple Leaf Tires, but for solid quality throughout, paihstaking care in design and construction, critical inspection at every stage and tested ability on the road, you cannot buy better value for the money. ;