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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST :50, PACK SEVEN or Churches in the District-More Become Sclf-Supporting TliQ tlnnncliil district moelltiK of tho Letliljildgo district of tho Methodist ohurch, was hold In the United church, I^othhrfdRC on Wodneadny and Thurs-I (lay ot this weok. Uev. J. -K. Hodglns was In the ; chair. Eycry mlhlHter in tho district i was present. Aa tho chairman waH i forced to leave the niooting, Rev. C. K. CragK was appointed. Ttie tilling ot vacancies in certain offices of the From the^War Zone Comes the news tliat the AutoStrop Safety Razor is helping officers to maintain the high morale .. of - tho soldiers. Nothing makes a soldier feel more like liimself than a clean,' velvety shave-this is only possible with an AutoStrop. Because of its self-stropping feature it is the only razor that is ahvays in perfect condition. Price $5.00 At Itt^iit *tor�i BTcrrivfitr* 22a. i^nataRe will deliver 'an AutaSlro/' Overseas by,/ijrst class rcsisicrcii mail. AutoStrop Safety Razor Co., UmlUd 83-87 Duke Street Toronto dlBlrlot Te8�It6d as foUowBi 8. H. Bocretary, Rev. .Tas.- iMalley, HnronK, S. 9, and Evangelical secretary, Uev. S. PIko, Iron. SprliigB, ml-s-sionary secretary, Rev, H. Bosom-worth, Coaldnle. ItaHstJcal secretary, Rev. K. H. Winlleld, roreinost. Noth^ tng'could hotter indtcute rapid growth of the district than the rapid decroiuis of mlsalonH, Three years ago Wesley church was the only self supporting church in tho district. Tlien Barons assumed self support. Last year the United Church asked for no grant while this year four others are coming to self support, namely: Iron Springs, doaldale. Tabor and Lomond-Travcrs. Only two fielcis in the district are asking for a mission grunt, I'^romoBt (which but for crop fnlluro would have been self supporting) and lletlaw. Address on China During the ul'tornoon session the chairman introduced Uev. -Mr. Johns, M.A., professor ot mathomatlcs, in TJnIon university. West China. Ho spoko tor a short time on the educational work'fn China and his address was most convincing both as to the great need of workers and money, and also of education among the Chinese. At G.SO the delegates "Were entertained at a most delicious supper in tho United church hall.'Short nddreas-Gs were made by Mr. Hodglns and by Revs. Thoa. Powell, of Calgary, and Thos. Phillips, of Taber. A public session was hold from 8 to !t.;iO, Dr., Rivers presiding. Two speakers, Uev, I'owell, newly appointed-supt. of niis-Blons ot Southern Alberta and Mr. .Tohns. This was Mr, Powell's first appearance at tho district since 'lis \ appointment. Mr. l^owell has been in the.west for the past 18 years and a member of this conference since its formation. He is a man, kind, hympathetlc, genorons, and universally liked. He is a man of good public address aiid splendid executive ability. No appointment could have been more heartily endorsed by the minlHters, Situation In China The second address was. given by Rev. Prof. Johns. This was different from and yet more interesting than luiy heard on West China. He presented five pictures,. of the life there. Eacli picture was most vividly presented. The homo life, the method of farming most iiileijaive, the density of population (there wore sections with 1700 to 2300 per square mile), the mode of travel, finally the lack of education, especially on tlie part ot the women and girls. He said that on an average oiily'one woman out ot every thousand could read and write, and that today out ot SOO.OOO girls of school age, only 5,00Q .were attending school. At il.HO the business session was resumed at which one Rein considered was the missionary oljjoclive for this year. Some of the allotments may not seem large but when it Is remembered that Coaldalo, Taber aiid Iroh Springs are assuming from $500 to $G00 extra In ministerial support,' they are most creditable. Tiie allottments are as tollc.ws: Wesley, ' � United church, $600; Coaldalo, $300; Taber, .$;iOO; Foremost .as last year; Retlaw, $100; Lomond-Travers, $100; Springs, $275; Barons, $500. Reports At the Thursday session reports Backed aieputalion dsor THE CANADIAN SALT CO. LIMITED on social service. He suggested thiit a greater effort he. made along spiritual lines and it was agreed that a week oi- so of meetings would bo held at each point In cbjirgo of the pastor, assisted by another. Uev. Jas. Jtaliey Iirosonled the S. S. report. On iiccoimt of some increase of work greutei- !(()-erallty was iirgeil from the S. S. towards the extension fund. This district is asked for $100. Institutes on Sunday scliool work were nr^ed dii each circuit if possible, to stimulate work In this dept. Also the C. S. K. T. and the C. (i. I. T. .-.vere most strongly urged. The chairman reminded the ministers of the subtle temptations to leave the ministry and reminding lliom of their higher and safer calling. ESSAY GO^IESI ON Mr. G. R. Marnoi-li .-md Mr. .1, W, Bawden, -judges in llie '�liny at Homo" essay competiiion, luive made the following awardK; iBl. Senior--Dagniiii- .Siuidrniiat, 429 19th St. north. 2nd, Senior-Ora{ to the Inii^aliou I'lii-nii'is e;isr of ; vi.sit King l'"eriiliiniid of Bulgaria, )).iii. llie city, a.-i it i.s tlio lirst le.-l r.i-e that______________________ lias lieeu made. '. '" " " " " " ^" " _"__ I'p III! last night $151,000 In 191R taxes had been paid over the counter ;i; tlic city ofllres. This is a litt,10 more tlian per cent, ot the $'H0,000 levy. '�We will do as well or slightly het-t>'r ilimi ill ilic llrsi diseoimt period last ,\e:ir," ^;iid Treasurer Plectwood lo tlie lleiMid today, hast year the tiiini e.iid la during the first dtseount period Was sliKlitly les.s tlian 40 per cent. 'i'lie fact that taxes due are being paid as rnpiill.\- as last year Is tbn best evidence that a partial crop failure lins caused :io .ippjecialilo slump in bilsiiiens ill Ihi' rily, Tomonow. Siiiiirday. lieiug the last day of tlie ten per cent. talilc So. 2;i on tlie Letli-bridge division, llie gener;.'! offices of tho compaii.v here have not heard ol It does not seem to iiave been brought home to tlir pi'iiplc of l.cili-bridge yet that tlie .siu;ai- ration lias iiean cut from seven ikhiihI.s per i>er-son a month; whicli I- inaitically no restriction to l^i imiind.s per jiersoii each month, which is liali a poiind less than the lJnl;ed .Siai.^s all.>\vaiire. But tho fact will 111' luadi- forcibly known next Monday wiiiii an order goes into effect tliat no iiersoii shall uso sugar in bread, cakes or liisciiils. This is a drastic ordir. hut it Is claimed by the Food Board id bo iioedcil to meet transportalicm iliriiciiltie.s. So far as jirivate hnnseliolds arc concerned the enfori-i'Tjicut tell the order, and the only change so tar ; Urily adopt the new su.i;ar restriclioii j there is no doubt that a monster arc tile substitiitos dependej upon It is claimed in som" ciuaiters tiiat if the people ot Caniida ilo not volun- mado is on tho Foremost line where w^'o presented. Rev. Bosomworth pre seiited tho report of 'the  missionary committee, which suggested a missionary campaign In the district lor three weeks. On October 6 each minister to preach In his own pulpit on missions, October 13, a general exchange ot pulpits. The following .(jxcbange was agreed to; Wesley, S. Pike; United, local arrangements; Coaldalo, Jas. Malley; Talier, 13. H. Wiiifield, Pore-most, Thos. Phillips; Rotlaw, a. T. Bell; Lomond, O. E. Mann; Iron Springs, C. E. Cragg; P rpus, h. Bosomworth. October 20fli,' the general appeal will be made, and' laymen will occupy the pulpits. Rev. S. Pike presented the report the mixed train went out this morn ing, thus re-establishing the t\vi(';e-a-week service. To clear up any doubts as to the; railway board's order, tho lioaril of trade tliis moniing wired the commls-'i nilsion as follows: i ""i'our wire 2Stli. When is board's! Irtjri oriler restoring service effective?"  '. Everything'points to a bitter tight j between the people of the Cardston ] bran(;li and the V. P. R. over the ser-; vice on that line, and botli sides are | preparing to lay their best cards on I the table when tlie railway comrai;;-sion's investigation gets under way. sugar cards will have to ho in'tro-d uced. crowd will be on hand on tliut c-ca-sion. JEWS ENLIST IN NEW YORK ' New York, Aug. 30.-The approach ot the day of registration ot men liable to draft in tho American army has caused a rush of Jewish men between the ages of 18 and 45 to enlist in the Jewish battalion ot the Brltisli army serving in Palestine. Since Monday there have been 400 volunteers, it was announced, and 3.^0 ot thetn have been accepted and will depart shortly tor training in Canada! A Made to Measure Suit i FURNISHED COTTAGES AT HALF RATES The ideal month of the season in the Mountain Resort Hotel Katies .fIJ.uO per day and upwards. For full particulars write Secretary, Hoard of Trade, Banff. CANADIAN GOLF CLUB TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 14 211I-14 jiiiiiliil FROM ANY MATERIAL IN THE HOUSE Over 200 samples-tailored and fiaished in the best style. Fit guaranteed. SATURDAY ONLY $4S.OO Values up to $75.00 Why not get dependable material and a suit with that "made for me" look when you can gel fit, style and workmanship >','ithout payment for it. THAELl^ CUSTOM TAILOR-608 THIRD AVE, S. Ready^^School Opening Splendid lines that will appeal to the girls and boys at values that will appeal to parents. Get Them School rr\ Opens fomorrOW Tuesday Stout, neat, well fitting lines that are made to wear. Hufner, The Shoe Man beside Merchants' Bank AUCTION HOUSEHOLD SALE GOODS Mr. Sydney Jackson 313 12ih St S. Will Sell Household Effects at His Residence SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 2:30 O'CLOCK ENOUGH SAID, BUT BELOW IS A LIST OF SOME OF THE ARTICLES TO BE SOLD: 2 mahogany dressers; sideboard; china closet; dining table; i-hairs; mahogany iiarlor suite; brass bed; chiffonier; secretaire; handsome unisio cabinet; sectional book case; carpet; linoleum; kitclien \ilensils, etc, etc. TERMS CASH � " Geo. Kerr & Co. Family Grocers and Provision Merchants CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBER 8-2408 CANNED VEGETABLES Tomatoes, per tin ..........22 Per dozen tins ......... 2.60 Corn, per tin ................24 Per dozen tins ........ 2.85 Peas, Early June, per tin.. .20 Asparagus, per tin .........30 BREAKFAST FOODS Shredded Wheat Biscuits .. .14 Krumbles .................12 Quaker Oats ..............14 Tlllson Scotch Oatmeal ... .3�i Roman Meal ..............31 Campbell's Soups, assorted flavors, per tin ----,.....18, NEW MAPLE SYRUP ~Pint Bottles ..............46 Quart Tins .................76 Half Cnlion Tins ......... 1.57 COCOA Lowney's Breakfast .10 and .23 FRUIT J'aRS Gem, Pints, per dor..... 1.14 Gem Quarts, per doz. .----1.25 Perfect Seal Pints, per doz. 1.20 Quart .................. 1.35 Half Gallon ............ 1.98 Lux, 2 packages.............23 Shoe Brushes, each ........19 Salmon, finest pink, No. 1 tall cans ................22 Deep Sea Trout, per tin .. .19 Waterolass, 1 lb. tin .......17 2 lb. tin .................34 SEE OUR ATTRACTIVE PRJCES ON OLIVES Macaroni, per pkg...........12 Egg Noodles, per pkg.. ,:.....12 BUY ONLY THE BEST. IT IS THE CHEAPEST NEW SEASON (1918) JAM Strawberry, Raspberry and, Black Currant, per pall.. 1.16 LAST YEAR'S STOCK Strawberry, per pail...... .96 Raspberry, per pall ........92 Plum, per pall...........87 Apricot, per pall ...........91 Wagstaffe's Bramble Jelly, 4s..................... 1.03 Apple ant Strawberry Jam. per pall ..................66 Goodwiilies Raspberries, in glass ....................39 Pineapple, Sliced Hawaiian ......................30 Wonder Shine, for gold and silver, regular 25c, on . sale ......................15 Chicken Haddie, per tin.....25 Norwegian Sardines in pure Olive Oil, per tin ........25 Wallace's Kippered Herrings .22 George Washington Coffee, per tin ........ 33c, 60c, 88c Worcestershire. Sauce, regular 20c, on sale, 2 for .. .25 Lemon Pie and Cake Filling, 2 lb. tin.................25 4 lb. tin .................SO Quick Tapioca Pudding, pkg. .16 Heinz Pure Olive Oil, large size, per bottle ......... 1.05 Pure Seville Orange Jelly, per bottle............... .31 Apple Butter, per jar .24 Take the guess work out of your buying food, everything marked in plain-figures, make a personal examination of the different brands, then you can buy to better advantage. Tea, Oonaico, 1 lb. pkgs., regular 55c, on sale.......47 Boss Hand Cleaner, per tin .11 Old Brown Windsor Toilet Soap, per doz.............43 Toilet Soap, Red Rose, per box ......................20 Verbena and Gem Bouquet, per cake ..................09 Seedless Raisins, Griffin's, per pkg.................14 Seeded Raisins, Gold Bar.. .16 Evaporated Pears, fancy stock, per lb. ......31 SEE OUR ATTRACTIVE PRICES ON FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES BIsto, the gravy maker ... .10 Electric Soap Chips, per pkg.....................29 Baby's Own Soap, per box .. ,35 TerrilFs Home-grown TOMATOES THE BEST ON THE MARKET Grown Out of Doors, six miles from Lethbridge. They have � flavor that excels any tomato on the market. They are uniform in alze, perfectly smooth and free from -~spots. You will not Kave any other tomatoes for your Ubie or canning If you once try tht^se. Per Basket PKones 1453 and 1365 313 Fifth Street South Lethbridge COR. THIRD AVE, AND SEVEflTH ST. 8,-SHERLOCK aUOQ. 1410 428? 73 ;