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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THIC I.-.THBRIDGE DAILY HERALD KltlUAY, DKCKMBKK II, 1H17 In those bible lands msde liistork lad for ever sacred tv the lives e! the master his sreM Apostle Paul. Ito lands have Riven us our Ctirisl- Un religion, tolny millions men. wjruea chiUren are dying from lack of food, cloihtae. and shelter. In the. streets of Jerusalem, along the old Jericho road that Jesus made immortal by his parabio ot the Good Samaritan. beyond the Jordon by the thou- sands, 'in Damascus. Aleppo-and the Syrian Desert and throughout tbo Le- million helpless surv'nrers of the great tragedy In history appeal to lha Sunday schools ol America for help. America is the only nation that i-an meet ihetr need. Extraordinary financial prosperity, impossible but for war. abounds here. Shall this nation fallen because of Europe's deaund (or our goods and forget the sorrows In the war zone! The sulferinE err out in their anguish. Will v.-e hear and lieed (heir appeal? The Awful Facts Perished from deportation. tion, starvation and related causes al least Asia Minor Syria (Including Caucasus Persia 1.0 Destitute survivors Palestine) l.SW.OOO 550.000 90. Including orphans delaying reinforcement ot the OF HEN f TIME (CoXTlXUEri KKOM KM XI I'-' and Allies. The economic differences Uiwrsls and Conservatives, In some degree. U.e "it ami west, on dueJllons of tariff policy, gov- ernment ownorshlp. and so have secniel lirso "hen the conven- tion of Liberals ot western prov- inces was held. Many patriotic- Lib- erals were deeply Interested in these matters. Many honestly desired a new parliament. A. querulous and factious spirit in parliament and aicoug. politi- cal loaders, a certain popular weari- ness with a parliament living so lone beyond Its natural life and original mandate were to be expected. baneeroui Sophillry The defection o! Russia and Iho In- vasion of Italy should "make Canad- ians of whatever party, who hate a German victory, or a-Oarman peace, support the Union government and the energetic prosecution of the war. Just disfranchlEements and enfranchise- ments 'have strengthened Iberu. too. There is Mr. Lemleus, for example for some lime postmasier-general in Sir Wilfrid's adniinlstralion. .telling wounded and suffering tor you me. And thiuk of those gaiium Canadian, lads who have tone to a higher service, they have eiveti their ives tot you and inc. Are we going lo say ou Monday that their sacrifice has lieen in vain1! Are we solus lo cheer the heart of our boys, your boys and my boys over there by our verdic: Mrs. Pott.saiii she carried a mea .Mrs sue .-arnwi wouW Have us g sage frou. hundreds ot thousands of i h d Canadiauboya at the front to of thousands cl Canadian women. At g i.nuaua no Ifme have the women fearful reapousiblHiy s to Uio iio had such a they Monday. Mrs. Poll repealed a OK. BLAND ON THE ISSUE 1 am supporting ihc Union govern- ment because Us policy Is a hard a difficult ap.d eiacllng policy; bul it Is the policy ot sacrifice. This elec- tion is goinx to be a very aoljiun elec- iloii. The Vulon government Is. ap- pealing to the peopla lo yield them- selves up with the most unhesitating and unshrinkable devotion ti> the very hanlesi demands than can be made, This war spells sacrifice, and the Vntt-in government lias declared for tha! 'Jiviue principle of'sacrifice. There are iwo roads opening up be- fore- iho people of Canada la ihls crucial hour. Ono leads through null- ing meadows directed by the "We are not going lo send any more go throush e and service. bo thG peoplo ol to carry Iho bur ilen. This is the supreme hour in our history. The Canadian soul is going to bo tested as never before. Will you choosn the pathway of ease Hcgion Asia JUaor Syria (including Palestine) Persia Urgently needed lor winter 011917-1913 Dr. James L. Barton, secretary of the American board of foreign mis- sions says: "We are now witnesses in this twentieth century the crucifix- Ion of the three ancient races of Chrls- In a day only, but they are fighiing 100 for Ihe hoayr of ihe world, for free- dom and for justice, and for Canada." Mrs. Poll then dealt with some of her war experiences in Kufiland. Sho went over with the first COD cent with her husband. .Mrs. Fott describ- ed that first aivful winter at Salisbury Plain. Nobody grumbled then, she said, though their hArdihlps wore ter- rible. "If they didn't .grumble, why shoaid she esked. Dominion 'The Untied States is In I Dating with the argument .that the war, and Canada no lonser needs Canada can spare no more men, Mrs. to eieri This sophism which she made at Calgary. "Your or the one ol sacrifice, sorrou she said, "are flshilng for 51.10 anfl H the Canadian Quebec that have no interest the clher side of the sea.' That Ca uads should do no more until the Uni- ted States has sent at least 1.500.000 men tibroad. In one form or another this fatal counsel is circulated over tha to Canada, to the United Pott told what the women's Volunteer League in Kugland is "dolhr. Thous- UaUACH--U3 iil -J States to ihe cause of civilization, lands ot women in Engtenil are work- ing the farms, thousands inoro are In tlie munitions plants and many all three a large and t part in transmission of Tho MUes need every man they can get. Only by :he utmost nnlted en- ergy and courage, 'and labor, can they The United states needs the ut1 of Canida. as Canada needs utmost effon ot the United iho word of God and ot Christian tra- ditltm and the oracles of the church j A down ihrccgh the centuries. All three are suffering for no fault of their oivn, hot because their lot was cast In a land where no Christian power was able to protect and because, forsooth, Stales: Allied victory needs the ut- most effort of all the soldiers ot free- Canada has just had a Victory Monday every American and Canadian Patriot.hopes sue will hoM victory election." they would not remove the Lord Jesus Christ from their altars. 'and put Mo- hammend In his place. These are the people who 'stretch out their hands to ps for sympathy and aid." T- Humphries, assistant post ofllca Inspector, 45 Canada Life gar has kindly, consented to treasurer and will send and contribu- tions received to tha "relief ofiice in New Tort All gifts reach' tha desti- tute, eipenses are met privately. Will th'e Sunday schools ot Alberta consider these needy people when for their Christmas feitlri THE FOLLY Cf'.f. REFERENDUM SELF DEFENSE en's battalions nro doing men's work behind the lines In Francs. The wo- men are able to du this because they realize the need for men. Canada can do the same ones the realization comes home to the women ot' this country. Mrs. Pott's appeal whs a strong one, and had it been heard all Ihe women voters of the city there is no tloubt that LeHbridge women would have cast E solid vote for the boys ni the front on Monday. people take the former pathway they ivin go down to degredfttlou. Bui 1 think that the Canadian peo- ple are saying sternly and solemnl) Whatever the price may be la this colossal struggle, we. sa Canadians are. going to pay It and are going to suntl side by side with gallant Jiel- gluiu. bleeding France, and glorious old England, never In all her history so glorious as now. If only in this fateful hour the Can- adian people will listen to their deep- est soul and look to the cross of Jesus Christ, then there Is nothing to fear. Canada has now to decide whether or not she is willing to pay-the price of nobility. (From Own Correaflomlenti Lomoiid. Uec. C. Mrs. Andrew Tulloch is lu Calgary undergoing a serious operation. We- all wish her speedy recovery. and Frank Xowtou, have mov- ed their buildings to Iho frost of llielr, They havn drilled wells and mve fouud water plentiful. Wossberg and Hedge have drilled] well at their livery barn In town. Fhoy drilled KK1 and Uavo found 5i) feet of flue drinking water. The village loofcs like a town when a Is coming In. Now buildings are going up every week giving the place ,a prosperous appearance. The scarcity of oats.Jboth for seed and feed, are Iho farmers In Ihli district some anxiety, farm- ers simply will not Join together to ship In a few loads from' parts more fortunate. There is some (alk of us having a stealing rink this winter. The IjOinonil district has passed tho tSO.OOO mark for the Victory Loan. Mr. Swain, tho chairman of tho com- mittee Informs us. Hugh Mclnlosh and George Porter leave Saturday morning for Calgary lo take in the fair. They took Scotland's challenge and .Scotland's Might with them boiug Mr. Mclntosh's two Clydesdalq stallions ;uit! they expect to have buyers at the air. Mrs. Fitch's father is vliitiug her, rom Prince Edward Island. Although 16 Is 73 years ot age, he Is sprier than uen one-third hts age. (H. F..G.-.dsby) sala Almighty, warming up; 'nntl try and picture. Belgium taking 3. plebiscite on'whether, to fight'the Kaiser or 'not instead ot holding baci tha' Kun'flood "with her brave little army and giving the world time'to save itself." '.'Awl chorused. "Sup- pose Premier Asquitb had said, "We'll consult thE-people before.we mobilize Iho fleet." Supposa the Admiralty had said-that Instead ot up the Kaiser's navy the first crack out ot the box where would .TV.B now3' All of yhlcb goes .to ihow that all right in their place, but they are' not good meilclrie when' th'o "world' 15 crashing around PRESENTED TO FATHER. Montreal.' Dec. military medal which was 'awarded to Lahco Corp.Corp. Frank Lambert, who played bravery during the attack by the Canadians at Virny Ridge In Apr! last, and who died of wounds, receiv- ed in that action, was presented 16 his father, A.'O. Lambert, 23 "Oullbeault street, this city, by LMajor General B W. Wilson. G.O.C., yesterday. DEFEAT BACKACHE AND KIDNEY your ears. Russia In Ihe hands of tho TDmrni u wr-ru AWT loir Bolshevik! and on the verge ot a great TROUBLE WITH ANUKIL. Sse4en slanting toward Ger- 3fanT peopIs in Canada liare many. Italy bending like a'willow from rbeuniatirm and kidaey trouble and and: France and the hire Sound Amuic to be Ike most late than .never eesrfnl reinedy to overcome these it all! and dangerous ailment" Shall Canada (jiiit now! Union gov- The luciy people tUm who hnvo' ernment says no. We've got to .win heeded Naturo's waining'signal in time brlns-the rboys to to'correct their tronbU with that new (iij- the freedom they have rescued, home corery of Dr. Pierce's called'" Anuric." to eyea and the sweet faces Ton stunld promptly heed thus warningr.; wait to console them, home to the >ome of whieh arc dizzy tpeili, backache, happiness a pi, prosperity and an hon- irregularity of tho uriie or the painlul ored old age. Ijnldn governmtn says Children Play Outdoors All Winter in Sunny Southern California Take the family down there and let them enjoy the deHchtful health-giving cllaiats. All ol Southern California IB a resort. There are many, many place! to go. Six months' round-trip tickets n-lth stop- over privileges will enable you to visit all oE Iheae'.resorts. 4 trains a-Day'from Portland It JENNINGS. D. F. i P. A. Sprague Suokauo, JOHN' M. SCOTT 'General Passenger Agent Portland, Oregou SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES Because We Bought Early WeAreReady To'Give Good Value YOU can a cheap suit you are getting no more" you are paying'for. A'good suit cost you a little more; but you are getting the ex- tra value and the style, 1 and the knowledge that you are well dressed. There's -sound economy-'in buying good clothes. MacLEOD BROS. The Great Clothiers of The Great West t. CathmxiflW, tifiriges of rteumatinn, sciatica or lum- bago. To delay may male possible tlie dangerous fcrrns ox kidney disease. Each M diabetes or rtona in the bladder. To v OTCjcome, theee distressing eondi- tniu you ahoDld tafca of oerciM ia tlie .open aJr, avoid a diet, drinl freely of water and at meal tile Pr. Pierce's Anurlft Tahletj (double You will, in a short time, find j that yon are one of'the firm indorsers of .Aa-a-rie, u are msoy of your neighbors. Bend Dr. V. If. Pierce, Buffalo, N. T., Briagebmg, Oil, lOe for trill pig. KYerml with gnTel and wiUi orie acid, 'pain i. N6tlinj helped me .until ycommenced 15lift and jfmjg I notitrf .that the gravel had dif- Krtr made a reappearance. Mj general feeaHh has improved and 1 hare a Bervo ccadition and my eyesight ecema I used to have eueh dizzy spells at times I thought I would faint, but these no longer trouble me. My only regret is tbfit I did noV know of Anuric. before." 31. MJWOBAK, 124 Albert St, this ia what we sought to ing more [treasure of men'and money until the 'glorions task of making the world safe for democracy hea been fully accomplished. Freedom Is a Jew- el 6f such worth and beauty that we cannot pay too much for It. And the dead! How would they vote? There can be only one answer. What does their heroic eiaraple s ay'to ns? Let the poet who gave his own Ufa In the great cause tell: Blow, blow! They hnracht us for our Holiness, lacked 10 long and ant! Pain. Honor has come back u a king to tarth, And .paid his snhjecls with a roya 'Wage; And Xobleneas walks in our way? And we have come Into our heritage APPRECIATE WORK Halifax, Dec. Jlassachu sells relief party, first on Ihe scene a ilcr the disaster were'entertiln ed at dinner at Government House la_ julght by -Lieut. Governor McCallum i Grant. The dinner was liven In ap probation ot the work done by Ih ;inlt which te to leave for Boston to- morrow. THE LADIES' AID OF THE UNITED CHURCH ARE HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL BAZAAR TOMORROW, SATURDAY W BURGMANN'S HALL, NORTH LETHBRIDGE to tftntt it 110 p.m. by Mn. McKltlsp. TWt wl W PJafo Sewinfr, Home Md Gurijr aid Fbh Pond for the Kiddies. Tea Wl Be Served. ..AtL ARE CORWALLV INVITIO, A Laurier Victory in Canada Would be Celebrated hi Germany Unionist Party Publicity Committee ;