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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BIGHT THE LETHBWDGE DAlLf fiENALD MONDAYDECEMBER ibridge Citizens Join in Giving Thanks for Great Blessings of Peace i Lethbrldge citicens thronged to church yesterday for ths first time i since the ban had been put nnd Joined in the great services of thanksgiving for the peace which has come after the four years of war AS a result of of the allied fcaiWn MurrellWright Augnstlns church was striklng jly decorated with the flogs of the v entente intermingled with miniature sheaves of in com memoration and thanksgiving for the harvest and victory over our one The service was most appropriate hymns nnd nnd an air ot genuine thankfulness to Almighty God pervaded the con Cregntion which filled the Canon MurrellWrlght took for the theme of his sermon a portion of the He hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their He hath put down the mighty from their This war had shown a moral force working with al most incredible It was a glorious vindication that there arc treat moral forces which do govern the The remarkable ending to the overwhelming victory granted the is one which surprises We can only Great and marvellous are Thy O Go hack to November 11 and revision the anxious months which preceded and the unbounded joy at the signing of the armistice at Germanys re There were two kinds of joy natural joy and a supernatural The natural Joy was manifested in the celebrations nnd rejoicings which were witnessed in every community and also between nation and nation who had standing congratulating the allies on their There was also the supernatural or spiritual joy of all Cfiristian We thank O God we acknowledge Thee to lie the As years go on we shall realize how God was working his purpose through it a the event of the past four years are too great to We can only piece frag ments but what we do see is written in letters of blood which shall stand until Gabriels trumpet Righteousness only exolteth a nn To attempt greatness with out this will only lead Gods immutable law was hereby vin HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR The Hudsons Bay is giving away a Victory Bond for the nearest Look over four years of sacri crucifixion and Small wonder if some of the faithful became They would ask Is there no justice in heaven or earth Why does not God inter vene and stop all this bloodshed If Me he a just why does He not annihilate these fiends by earthquake or thunderbolt But God had done something more It will perhaps take us years to realize how he did intervene he raised up men to be his in We thank Him for the wonderful men He has raised What unity binds these men Is it simply because they are soldiers No It is because every one is a great man of Canon McMillen The services yesterday at Cy prians church were of a very bright Canon MpMillen offici j The church was decorated with the flags ot tho nlltes and with a very hnndsomo array of chrysan A Te neum ot praise and thanksgiving was very acceptably rendered by the whose singing throughout the service was much en Canon McMllfon chose as his text the Istah Ik 5 Come and lot us walk In the light of the showing that as In an cient days the of In their prosperity thought they were all important and forgot Ood in their so our nation should be warned of tho same danger In the prosperous days are to He spoke of the great cause there Is today for not only for the splendid part done by tho but also hy those at Canon I McMillen spoke of the great future j that lies hriore of the neces sity for a firm and the need to place Christ He also emphasized that Canada as a people must in the future Insist upon one language being that all laws l should he founded upon the laws of i that in ths schools a portion of Gods word should be read as well as the Lords and that our provincial and federal representatives should IIP chosen as men to whom we can look men who in their clnso touch with Christ will forget party Burns Knox church was filled to its ca pacity yesterday morning when the congregations from Knox and Wes ley united in the ser vice being in charge of Knox choir rendered several selections with their usual artistic Layton taking the Her rendering of Kiplings Lest We Forget wag particularly Burns began his ser mon with a brief review of when the two types of democratic and were growing up iii different He then went on to speak of the clash between these resulting in the present gigantic and how the knew no law in her This is no time for over a fallen foe or of glory in our said but should be a recognition of the fact that these were but agencies vtn Gods who has given us the Thanlis should be that the epidemic has been for the noble work done by the Burns pacing a tri CRAG G FAVORS LIBRARY At tho close of Ms sermon at Knox church on Cragg spoke briefly regarding the pro posal that Lethbrtdge should erect a suitable memorial to her fallen Every city ho believed would be act uated by the snmo good and ho hoped that in a mem orial fitting to the sacrifice of the brave men who had laid down their lives would be his he could think of nothing more fitting than a for which there was great He believed library could be made to reflect the sacrifice of those men Whom It would commem We have a beautiful city with beautiful streets ad beautiful parks but we have long1 anffcred from one great which I hope soon to see AUCTION SALE OF FARM IMPLEMENTS HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE I HAVE BEEN FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM ROZ1ER TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT HIS FARM WEST SEVEN MILES DEC 5 AT 12 OCLOCK SHARP IMPLEMENTS 1 Grey age 7 weight about 1700 1 Sorrel age 8 weight about 1400 1 Sorrel age weight about 1306 1 Bay age 6 weight about 1700 1 Black age 10 weight about 1000 1 Bay age 10 weight about 1100 1 Grey Filly coming 3 1 Black coming 2 1 Bay Filly 6 1 Bay Gelding 6 1 Black Gelding 6 3 expected to calve next 2 Spring 6 1 Gas type C 20 1 with 4 breaker Gas Drums and 1 Oil 1 8foot Wood 1 Monitor Drill with 1 Frost Wood 1 Hay 1 2Horse Potato 1 two row 1 4horse Dowden Potato 1 Disc I 1horse 1 Sulky 1 Walking 1 Lever 1 Magnet Cream 1 1 1 Wagon 1 Spring 1 2 capacity and other too numerous to men All the machinery is new or nearly TERMS Ten on approved security with 8 per interest 8 per discount per annum for All will lie sold without reserve as Rozier has purchased a ranch and is going into the purebred stock L ROZIER Proprietor PORTER Auctioneer bute to the late members ot his congregations who had been victims of the among them the lute Hugh Angus Rip Alviu and Thanks should also be said the that we are able to worship together once and for the possibilities ot the future and our faith to face The church was beautifully decor ated for the occasion with patriotic having a very striking dis play ot as well as many floral Snow Thanksgiving services were held in Marys church Special and music suitable to the oc casion were used at both services morning and In the evening Snow took for his texHrart of the 22nd verse of the 9Ui 2nd Book of Is it What Peace He said the first question was easily that was the reason people were meeting together in the church to give thankful ness to God for He said he had often wondered what must have been the feeling of the people of Bel gium and France when they heard the fighting was all especially after the ruthless destruction that had oc curred in those We In Can had uot known tEere was a war on compared to what the people in those two countries had What It Is peace as far as tlie guns being and so we thank but what is the future going to Are we still prepared to make sacrifices Before tile war the fundamental principles of national life were grasp and and he wag not sure that it was not the same in Can ada The1 peace we want is the brotherhood of nations and where the nations word was their In the days before the war we had for gotten the or what the word People and nations were not ready to make sacrifices because they would not voluntarily do so and countless of numbers have been kill ed to instil into their minds the prin ciples of And now it is all Peace Are we to have the principles of gold graft as we had in prewar or we as a nation willing to make sacrifice for the betterment of the world gener ally Peace should be based on the prin ciples of sacrifice and mutual help to Are the patriotic and other deserving funds to go now the war is Is it not to be said that pensions should be given people in their old when nations can spend millions iu blowing other people Peace in harmony one fs what we then must bo based on It is sacrifice that has won the At Thanksgiving was the theme at all the services at Patricks church on Father McCaffery being the The Te Deum of thanks giving was also sung to mark the Dealing with the cause of thanksgiv Father McCaffery stated that for four years the Catholic Church had said regular prayers beggingfor peace and victory for the allied and it was pleasing to see that the leaders of the Dominion and provincial gov ernments had seen fit to set apart a day for thanksgiving services in the churches of It showea a proper appreciation for the interven tion of the Cragg at Knox In the evening at Knox church pastor of Wesley Methodist spoke from tho If it hud not been the Lord i was on our we would have been overwhelmed by our Speaking of tiio wonderful trans formation which Tiad taken place in the past six after citing the statement of Sir Robert Borden in Toronto that as late as the middle of August the allied high command had discussed the advisability pf up culier the Chan nel ilia declared that the UnHeen Hand had made itself And he liked to think that the three great days ot national prayer and humiliation in the United States and throughout the British Empire had had some part in I which God hath wrought in time of greatest I Me contrasted the fate of the central ICurope sovereigns and every one oil whom is now j either dead or with tlie i high place held by the leaders on i the allied Today King George ia more loved than King Albert of Belgium tho hero the King of Italy is acclaimed by his while Premier Clomenceau ot France and President Wilson have shown what Gorifeurlng leaders of republi can states can Democracy lias and it is therefore fitting that Canada should join in a day of national thanksgiv ing for of the Heavenly But the speaker uttered also a word he the world WHS to bo visited by tne three flreat cursei Already the world felt tho kcourite of the curse ot Hard ly had ended when the curse of pettllence had descended on the n curse which hnn spread to every And now there la lunger that the third curse will visit the Famine Is threatening the It In statod that In Europe alone are An the verge ot It is therefore Incumbent on Canadians not to relax their sacrifices nit nt and every effort should be made to save food tor the feeding oftho starving mil lloni within the next few Hodglns In the United church last evening the pastor had for his Thanksgiving for tho return of The text was Psalm lift The speaker said that November would take its place as one of the outstanding days of history as marked the close of the most sun gillnary fromtho enemys the most cruel and Inhuman of wars that has ever come to the For four years Germany ravaged France and other German militarism set out to conquer the Three weeks ago Ger many surrendered unconditionally to the The Dcrltn autocrats fled to while the German as it was hoped they rose up against their blind guides and op The speaker went on to say that wo had reason not only for a victory on our but for a righteous triumph of right over truth over false light over and of democratic Ideals over Germany is hundreds of years behind Us in attainment of responsible gov In Cromwells day the au tocratic claim ot the divine right of kings was de clayed by the people to be a false In 1688 the rights of the peo ple were further The fibre of constitutional government has been strengthened by ns through the An autocratic government anywhere today in our an ovH thlnfr wUJjl treat power io curso the tmtttflK Hit sifter haVo Hood hope to have International disputes settled by an International supreme It win go hard with the nn Ion that treats Its sacred pledge a scrap iot I We thank God that the war has on our ft momP and spiritual Somo have charged that It brought on by There have been were greedy while our boyn shed their They are a shatrip to their But our supreme of fort has to reassert along with the humanities and morali ties of Germany haa outraged them right idlong In this Victor Hugo God fought against Napoleon so ho fought against Ger She stands condemned out of the mouths ot her leading men to We have to givo thanks fr the fadt that war has whown i that the things of tho spirit must i trlnmpW over merely material Our troops fought victoriously be Miusn they were fighting for high Germany was loading the world In nclentlflc hut crushed tho fines things of the Hor eminent philosopher now charges thnt she has pauper ized her The lesson of tho war is for all of for our returned sol dier and for us all as in individual national tho les son thftt life must he marked by he uttejmost of service and Curtis Curtis took for ills 1 where Paul In everything give thanks for this is the will of through Christ to your He said that the Allies would likely aet aside 11 us n day of thanks but God has net 365 days In the In every thing give thanks or form habit of thanks l Hefirst spoke ofthe joys and bless ings that come in every day lite such as tho blessing of sight and hearing and good Then of tlift affliction disappointment may be a blessing in disguise nfld disappointments often ore making ot the If Ve look to Him an That now with the signing ot the and pence t e of Inelr defend I uij ifumtry and f i which they gave hJw be i woiC The splrir ot eVery hatfon m f looking more to Him for guldant wo nnd faith was the choson by Dafoe in Ma sermon yesterday at tho Baptist Dafoe extended very hearty words of welcometo his congregation after their late absence from and stated that there is no cause for gratitude and hope In on improper state of religious lite whatever other blessings nmy havo been showered Thanksgiving such a time would be but a Tho state of religion before the war in some cases consisted Of certain gets of scholars who Imbibed a made itt Germany renaissance ot This was preached in almost every pulpit in the North American The result was that emphasis was placed on societies and moral Tho old were unsettled in their tho young were left In Out ot this confusion sprung two parasites which had a aomoWhnt demoralizing effect present faith of oiir I 1 i Tho future atate of our faith de pends largely upon the the ad justment of our present the true and loyal support ot all wllo are true in heart andloyal to Christ ianity no matter to what church they If when the Son of Man returns he is to find the faith on earth that he once it must be found In the hearts and lives of those who are loyal to Upon the church of Jclhis Christ today In Lethbridgc le Continued on Page Nine EfflEYARE FOUR B1MEST ATTRACTIONS TO VISIT LETHBRfflGE N Farner Concert Company DECEMBER IRVIN Humorist THURSDAYJANUARY THE SCHUBERT SEXTETTE MARCH Montaville Lecturer APRIL Date to be A Winters Enter tainment for Season Tickets on Sale Next Single Tickets as follow Farner Concert IrvinS Schu bert 75c Montavule 75c All for Season ;