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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta RIGHT n.uur .JME 2, J9I8 Lethbridge Citizens Join in Devoutly Giving Thanks for Great Blessings of Peace cltiEens ILrocged to svipemalural joy. The uaturnl Jay church yesterday for ilia llrsl lime t wis manifested lu '.ha celebrations slucc the ban had been put" on, andiani rejoicings whlcli were wllnossod joined In the great services of also by Ihe Dags ul Itio allies mid with. very liniuUomo oiray of dirysaii- eiiinius. A To' of iiralse oucl inkBgLvlng wns 'very ucceptally rendered by Hie1 choir, whose singing ihrouElioul Ilio service iiiucti en- Juytd. Rev. Canon MoJItMea e'joso as Ills ten hi the evening, Istah 5: "Come and let us walk In Iho llflll ol HID siiowlJig that as lu an- cient days tho people, of Judea In llielr Iliought they wera M Imiiorlant Hurt Rod In their sreainess, st our iiStlou should be ivaruej or ihe same danger In Ihe (Ijfys Ihjit :in? to come, lie there P iMi for tbo peace which has come after (he four years of war as a rwult of of Ihe allied force: s I Murreil-Wnght St. .Aiigqslin's striking-. dccomted Iho flags ot the entente Dallies with of wheat, in cotn- jnemoratlovi and thankiglvlng harvest and" vlrlory over our one- Jules, yesterday. The sefrJce ivas .Diost impressive, Vilh appropriate liymos and psalms, nnd ao air of genuine to Almighty God pervaded the con- eregatfon which tillej the church, Canon MurrcllAYrlghl look for the of bis sermon a portion of the -'Magnificat, "He hath scattered tbe jircud. la ilie. of tbeir '-hearts. .lie put down the mighty from their seat.11 This war lipd shown ts a.-mbral force working iritb al- 'niust 'incredible swiftness. ]t was a In every community and also between today for HOI on v for nation ami nation; neutrals, who had the splendid narl done by tho soluleru, standing aloof, congratulating tho allies on llielr victory. There was nlso the supernatural or spiritual Joy of all Cfirlsllan countries. "We thank Thee, O God; we acknowledge Thee lo be the As years ec1 ou we shall realise how I (liofo at Jiomc. Canon McMlllon suoke ot Iho great future (hat lies before Canada, of the jiecos- sily1 for a lirm fouudallon, and thb Jieci] to place Christ I. He- ulfii emphasized that Canada as a poopl iuust (n the future Insist upon ono stand ualH Gabriel's trumpet sounds. -UigTiteousness only exoltelii u na- tioc." To attempt greatness ivlth- onl this will only lead GoJ's imiEUiable law bereby vin- dicated.. Look beck over four years of sacri- lege, murder, rapine, crucifixion anil slavery. Small wonder It some of -glorious ..vindication thai there arc 'the faithful became weak. They would treat moral forces which: do govern [ask "Is there no justice in heaven arlh? Why does uai God inler- rene mid slop all tins bloodshed? If 'ending io Ibe'iva'r, the'-ovcrjvhelralng victory granted Ihe is one which surprises us. "tan-only say, "Great and marvellous "are -Thy ways, O Hod." Go to Xovehibcr 11 and revision' the aiiricms months which preceded II, snd the unbounded joy at the signicg of the annistlce at Germany's re- quest. There were two kinds of Joy ziu natural joy and a HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR? The Hudspn's Bay Co; [5 giving away a-JIOO.Oi) Victory Bond for tbe-nearest estimate. Ha he a JuFl (lad, why does He ual annlillale iliese Uends by earthquike or Hut God had done something more v.'onderfulr It ivlll perhaps take us years to realize he did Intervene that he raised up men 10 be his in- struments. AVo thank Him for the wonderful men He has raised up Beatly, Currle, Focb, Hoberls. French, Kitchener. unity binds IheEe Is ii e imply because they are eoldiers? No! It is because every, one 13 great man ol Cod. Cane iv The.Eervicea yesterrtay'at. St. Cy- rhnrch were of 'a. very bright order, I aitng. Ilsv. Cftnon MpMilten Tho church was decorated icourge of the curto war. Hard- haj ended when the curao of' pestilence had descended ou llio world, n, cureo which hus spreid to every quarter. Anil iiow there Is Jangcr that Lhu third curse will visit At (bo of Ms sermon at Kooi churcli on .Sunday evening, Jtcv, 0. K. epoJio briefly regarding Hip pro- posal Ihkt Lethbrldge should erect a suitable )o her fallen heroes, Every oily ho believed would be net- same good purpose, anil tio hoped that orial !o In Ijet '.ho' sa crifice a mem- of Ibe bravo men. who had laid down Ihclr lives would be creolcd." For his part, be could think ot nothing moru filling than a library, for which (here was grout lie believed u, library could be made (o reflect Ida sacrifice of Ihose meu Vhom if would commem- orate. IIRVO Q beautiful city n beautiful streets ad beautiful pai but ive have loiig< suffered from one eat tack, which I liope BOOS lo sec filled." vliosoa us men lo ivUanj we can look up, men who In ihtflr '-Inac loucb Christ forget narly Rev. W. F. Burns Kuox church u-as CllleJ to Its ca pacity yesterday mornlug when the congregations from KDOX and U'cs ley united Ju ilmnkigivine, the ser vice hci'Dg in cliargo of Her. V llurus, Knox chair rendered several selections frHIi llielr usual artistic excellence, Mrs- K. V. Lay Ion taking the soloi. Her rendering of Kipling's We t'ofgel" was particularly beautiful. Ilev. W. Diirns bugau his Ser- mon with A .brief review of blstoryi when the LWO types of civilization, demorraiic auJ autocratic, wore growing up in .iltfercnt couuirles. He jal llie world wat to, be visltccl .wlng'wIlH-pi-cat power tV CHI le (livec great ciireH''In Hefcafler'u'o otLlctl 'by court. 'by Qik JutdninU U win eo hard disputes U CEO tllCfO CltKOJl jnaklng of -I wltli tbo-nu- tfoti tliat trcata Ua eticrcil pledge a "scrap.iof paucr.V We should Iliauk God that has been, on our side, u earth, Famine IE threatening the and splrtf.ual cue, world. have Hi urged It Is slated that. Lit at. k was, uroufiht on by alone are on llieil'hcrb Imye been profflccrVwIia were ot starvation. It la therefore] gain while our. lioya' shed ncurubent on not to relax Mholr hloouV Tlipy tire to ;helr eacrKicoa nH'nt ouce, aud overy j their Unt our Eiinrtnie cf- should La mado to eave food fort had been to reassert along' with [or tbo feeding of- Hip Elnrvlng nitl wltblu (be next few monihs. Rev. E. J. Hodglns In the Unltod c Lurch last evening Lho pastor had for bis subject, "Thanksgiving (or I ho rot urn of Tim tex'- was Panlm Tlie" speaker salil 11. 10 IS, l tako llmt place as ono liberty, thu humanities "nnd morali- Germany lioa outraged In tbla war. lies ot life. Ihom right i Victor Hufio fougb't against Niiiiotcun. BS ho fought against Ger- many. She stends condemned out of the mouths ot her leading-men to- day. "Wo. have .reason glvo tlianhs of tho oulatandlug days pt History for tho fuel (bat-llie often' Are .NIC trueiiL'cbar'HctPr'Jf wu look to Iilm [LR That now with the signing of (lie looking more to Him I ho trull la patting ,iai'e c-sijapeil Rlflug ys P JT tho Soti of Hat y and moi k marked the khul'lhe thlrigs'of the spirit' iJinary and, froinrtho 'enemy's merely niatcrlf.l tilings, Jblenalngs tuny Jiavo been filio ho most cruel ami Jiihiminu of wars Oiir iroopa fought victoriously be- akout Ua- Tlianksglvlng s that lias ever como tj the world, rause lliey wero flglillug for lilgb. Germany leading tho iLcn x on to speak of ibe clash x between these two, resulting in tbe present gigantic struggle, and' how Germany, the autocrat, knew no law in ber deilinga. This is no time for eiullatlou OTer a [alien foe or of glory in our aimies, saul Mr. Burns, -but should' be' -a recognition of the fact that these were but agencies 'in God's hands, has given us the victory. Thanlis should be given tliat the epideciic has been abated, the noble "work done by the volunteers, Mr. Burns pacing a tri- bule to the laic me tubers of his congregations who Imd been victims of tbe disease, among them Iho Ute J. U. Hugh Scoil. Angus Ulp lay, Mrs. Alvlu.P.lpley, Mr, and Mra HcntiesEpy. "Thauks should also bp said tho speaker, "lliat we nre ablo to worship together once again, and for tho possibilities of ihe future and our faith to face it.1' Thy church wab beautifullyi decor- ated for Lbo occasion with patriotic devices, having a very striking dis- play 01 as well as oiany Jloral dc coral tons. Rev. Mr.- Snow TUaukaiivhig services were lielil in Si. church yesterday. Special lyaius and music suitable lo .the oc- casion wore used -nt holh services morning and evening. lu the evening Rev. A. B. Snow took for his lei of the 22nd 2nd Be laiula. world In resoarch, but crushed flno things of the spirit. o Ger- most omlnenl philosopher now l-'or four years Germany ravaged lilenls. Belgium, France and other 1 Gorman mllltiirKm set out to coi Iho worlil. Three weeks. agi surrendered uncOLiJttlonally to llvlug, charKes lliat she has jnupoi1- the allies. 7ho Berlin autocrats fled I zed her soul. TKo lesson of tbo to Holland, while Iho Ucrninn os It was hoped they would, rose up against their blind guides and op- pressors. Tho speaker i ls lor all of uSj for our returned sol- dier and for us" ;ill ns citizens, hi L1 j FARM IMPLEMENTS HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE I HAVE ;BEEN FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM MR. J. ROZ1ER; TO BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT FARM 19-8-20, WEST 4TH, SEVEN MILES EASTOFLETHBRIDGL TIIITDCIM v rvrr1 r i HURSDAY, DEC 5 AT 12 O'CLOCK SHARP HORSES, ETC. IMPLEMENTS 1 Grty Mare, age years, weight abrut 1703 Ibs. 1 Sorrel Mare, age 8 years, weight about 1400 Ibs. 1 Sorrel Mare, age fe yeari, weight about 13o6 (be. 1 Bay Gelding, 6 years, weight about 1700 (bs. 1 Black GeTdino, age 10 years, weight about 1000 Ibi. -1 Bay agt 10 yean, weight aioul Ibs. 1 Grey Filly Colt, coming 3 years. 1 Black Gelding, corning 2 1 Bay Fitly Colt, 6 old, 1 Bay Gelding Coll. 6 months old. 1 Black GeTdlng Colt, 6 manNis old. 3 Covn (expected to calve nest spring.) 2 Spring Calves, 6 Pigc. 1 Gas Trader, type C Mogul, 20 h.p, 1 P. 4 O. Plough, with 4 breaker bottoms. 'S'Gas Drums and 1 Oil Drum. 1 a-foot Frost Wood Binder. Monitor Press Drill with marker, 1 Frost Wood Mower. 1 Hay Rake. 1 2-Horat Potato Sprayer- 1 2-horse two row Cultivator, 1 Potato Digger. 1 Disc Harrow. I 1-horse Cultivator. 1 Sulky Plow. 1 Walking Plow. 1 2-Mctlcn Ltver Harrow. 1 Magnet Cream Separator. 1 Churn. 1 Wagon. 1 Wagon Rack. 1 Spring Wagon, 1 Sleigh. 2 Granaries, 12x14, capacity t.COO buihefi each, and ether Ihlngs too numerous to men- tion. All the machinery is ntw or nearly new. TERMS: Tes months'.credit on approved security with 8 per cent, interest; S ptr cent ducoant per annum for cash. AD will te without reserve as Mr. Rozier h'as purchased a ranch and is goin? into the pure-bred stock business. X ROZIER Proprietor GEO. P. PORTER Auctioneer s 22nd verse ot tbe 9th chapter cot of it Peace. "What Jle said, the first "question was rAslly answered, lhat was the reason people were meeting logelher lu the cbureli today, to siyo Ihankful- ncss to God for Peace, "tie said he oflen wondered That must have beeu the fepllng of the people of Bel- ;ium and France when tliey heard the ighllng was all over, especially after tho ruthless destruction that had oc curred in those countries. We In Can- ada, Iiad uot hnoivn lEere was a war on compared to what the' people in those two countries, had suffered. "What Peace." U Is peace as far as (lie gzma being silent, and so iro thank God, but..what ii the future goins to be. Are.ire still prepared lo makn sacrifices? Before the war tbe [uocJiimenla] prtnclples of national life and greed, and he was not suroVltat'it was not ihe same in Can-i ada jet. -7htf peace we want U tbe brolaerliood o( nations and where Ihe nation's ivas their bond.- In the days before tb'e war we had'for- gotten the or what the word meant. People and nations not ready to maVe aacrSfices becauco they would not voluntarily do so and countless of numbers have been kill- ed (o Instil Into (heir minds the prin- ciples of sacrifice. And norr it ia all "'Are nre to have tbe principles of greed.-gold and gratt as vre had In pre-war days, or arc we aa a nation willing to malte sacrincea for the betterment of the world gener- ally? .v Peace should' ue paaed the prin- ctples of and mutual help to others. Are the patriotic aud other deserving funds to go now the war la over, ,1s 11 not Lo Lc'sald that pensions eHniiM .KB eiyen lhsir..pld age, when nations cAh spend millions other people up. Peace iu uurmoDy one ti what .'we want. Lheh must be based on sacrifices. It Is sacrifice that has won Ibe war. At SI. Palrick'i was the theme at all the services at St. Patrick's church, on Sunday, Rev. Father McCaffery being the.speaker. Thc.Te Deum giving was also suns to-mark occasion. f Dealing the cause of IhankaglV- ing, Her. Father McCaffery staled that for four years the Catholic Church, had said regular prayers hegglng-for peace. and victory for Lhc allied cause, and it was pleasing to sec that the'leaders of the Dominion and provincial gov- ernments had seen fit to' act apnrt a Jay for thanksgiving services In the churches of Canada. It showed, a proper appreciation for the lnicrVcn-: lion ot the Most. High. Rev, Cragg at Knox In the evening at Knoi church Rev. C. E. f.'ragg. pastor of Wesley- I church, spoke from Iho tcit, "If it not been the Lord was on our sMe, we would have teen overwhelmed by onr enemies." Speaking of Ihc wonilerfyl trans- .jrmatlnn .which, taken place In the- past six after citing the .stalement ol Sir Robert Borden in Toronto that as late a3 the middle of August Ihe allied high'command i had discussed the-' adTisabillly pf giving up either Ihe Chan-, nel ports, the declared lhat tbe Unseen Hand had mado itself felt. And he liked lo think that the three days of national prnyer and humiliation In Canada, the United SlsU-s and tbroughouf tne British [Empire had had tome part In thai, [which God hath !n time of alresa. Proceeding-, he conlraeled Ihe fate o( the central Kurope sovereigns and every ono "of whom is now ettLer dead or dishonored, with iHc ihtgli place field by (ho leaders on Ithe alllcrt side. Today King George .Is more lorcd than ever, Ktny Albert of Belgium Is Lho hero tho King of Italy Is acclaimed by his pcopje, while Premier Clemenceaii o( France and President Wilson have s'nown what God-fearing leaders ol rcpubih can statea can accompUsh. Deraccracy haj triumphed, and It Is therefore fitting that Canada should I join tn a day of national thanksgiv- ing for the Boottnesa of the Father. But tic uttered alpo a Many, he t l on to say lhal we md reason to thank Cod, not only 'or'ia victory on our Bldo, but for a Ighteous triumph of -Jght over wrong; truth over falsL- lood, light over darkness, and of jemocrnllc Ideals over autocracy. Is hundreds of years behind iis In atlalnment ol responsible gov- frnment. In Cromwell's day ll-.o au- tocratic cialm of "thc( dlvlue right of kings" was settled.1 It tie- by Iho, people lo be a false In 1GSS the rights ot tbe peo- ple were furllier. safeguarded. The fibre of constUnlional government has beon slrengthoncd bj us Ihrough ihe years. An autocratic government eUaU wo lind lallb was the Icit chosen by Hev. F. W. Dflfoo In. Ills sermon yesterday at Uio Da'pUst cburcli. Mr. Dafog. exleuded -very hearty uords of wolcAmo to hlB coDErcgallon aftci- (Iiefr la to absence, from service, andaUted that Ihortt no "cauBe- lor gratitude and liopo In on lislnte nf rcllgtous MEo olhor eliowercil iUCU tttuo would be but a mockerTr The stale o( rel'tglon borore the war" in some cases consisted ot certain of scholars who Itnlilbed a "niade in Germany" rcnntssance of faiUi. This wna preached lu alnioat every pulpit In tbo North American rpnllnenL The rosult was thai was pUccd on societies anil moral rsfotm. TUo Individual and-national life, llin Ics-iold were uttsctllcd In llitjlr faith, tha eon that life must bo marked by Iholyoung wcrn loft In darkness. Out ut uttojinosl, pt gcrvlco and sacrilico." tbts confusion sprung two paraalles everylhlug give tha'uks tor tills is tbe will of Cod, ilirouRlr Christ to reward.'1 He sulil Uial the Allies would likolv- eet iiside'Kov. 11 ,us n day ol tbunks- but Clot] lias act 3G5 days In Iho year.- In every thing v give thinks 'or form thei liabii of thanks- J1 lleillrsl spoke'oi'-fhc Joys and bless- ings ibat como in every day life such as Iho bleaslng of sight anil hearing and health, good homes. Then ot the aflllctton andtilisappolntnieut.'1 vrliich' which had a EomcwbnL Rev- 0. L. Curlls Hov. Curtis look for Ills text, rlfect1 upon present faith of ouv I Thess. 5-1S. where Paul Bald, "In day. I Tlie- of our faith de- peniis largely upon JusimcnL of our present convictions, the true nnd loyal, Bupimrt of all-ivlio arc iruo 5n lieart and-loyal to ChrlflJ.- 3G5 days In ialljiv no nialler to wbal church they thing v Eive tbe Son qt Man returns Js to Hod Ihc-faltb'on earth that he once left; it must ilo ibo liearls anil Jlvos of those who are loyal lo him. Upon tho church of JCTJJ Christ loday Jn Lctbbrldgc 'la- today Is, in our sighl, an may be a (.blessing In ntsgulsn (Continued oh 1'age Nine) Farner Concert Company TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17. IRVIN S. COBB, Humorist 30. MARCH 25. Montaville Flower. Lecturer APRIL (Date to be A Winter's Enter- tainment for Season Tickets on Sale Next Week. Single Tkkets as lollowr: Famer Concert Co., Irvin S. Cobb, Schu- bert Sextette, 75c; Montaviile Fbwer, 75c; Total, All for Season Ticket. ;