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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PACK'FOURTEEN Tim LKTHBR1DC.E HERAIC SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1917 US. War Dept. Refused to Adopt Lewis Gun for Troops THE SPIRIT OF OUR BOYS CAME Washington, Dec. Isaso Levii, inventor of the celebrated mv run baartas hU name, told the committee lavestlfatlng the conduct ot the war "the whole itory" his to get the war dejart- dent to adopt'his invention. Lewis, centra ot a stormy contro- versy of years' duration, told the sena- tors'thai he did not first offer weapon to tba British, but while still an aclrve officer In the army tried j without avail to persuade the war de- isrtrijent lo accept It free of cost. Col. Lewis ssld he took hb Inven- tion lo the chief of siatf, then Cenert) Leonard Wood. "I to present It to the KOV- ernment." he salJ. "Even last June 1 went to the present secretary of war offered him all my interests with- out which test should not oe Epringfleid When Senator Hitchcock allied it any were Interested iu htj gun It ttev had offered their Interests to government. Col. said jtockholders ot Ihe Auconullc Arms company, who bsciea nil early pat- ent, were interested. "Did they offer interests! he was asked. "Mv offer wai not even considered. Col. Lewis protested. "It was turned down flat." A letter dated Dumber 11 last re- newing offer oi his gun to Secre- tary ww read by Col Lewis. In it offered also to tura over ail his 4J per cent, and royalties ag- gregating J3.0CO.MO und-sr eilstins contracts. In the letter Col. Lewta pro- tested ajalnst alleged tnjuitice of statements by Sscrelair Btkar rerard- la no east. there Is no vrest- Therw is no creed or crest When Krone luea stand defending home Bsaeatk' arch of heaven's dome, Yet now know, with thrill c! breast, The spirit of boys come west. n youth's first bloom, in manhood'a power. At I hit, the world's most (ateful hour. They sprang to armt to face Hie They but onward (till And cow, In this our country's test, Tho spirit of our boyi i-ania west There Is no there Is no west, There Is no party, creed or crest strong men gather to the fglat Tor what they know to be the rltht. Now In the light we know no The jplrlt ot our boys csme west. J. H. ARNETT. !S35 Retallack street. Kecina, Saskatchewan. ing the sun. He cited the success the imolumrtt "The'only'co'ndltion. British had wto hli arm and do- i I tLlnk'was fair, was that Ihe clared thiLof Ztrpallns brousht t tha I down by "W Brittoa ten batr-1 with tie Lewis tun. New York. Dec. thb Christmas as joyful as any in the past and discoursge "artificial production of despondency." yas the substance of n Yuletile messase given to the people of Xew Oily (oaisht br Mayor- Klect John F. llylan. There is enough gloom in the world, he inserted. -Do' not reduce your preparations for celebrating ihis with confidence and generosity, wiih belief iu the strength of yonr country and with heart filled witk the spirit of he faid.. do .they undentand the thought and of Ihe people who think we can be made stronger by us of.tne elements of capacity to enjoy." he said. "They are shortsighted who ad vise this course." 1LN01BEUFIED YOUCANDOBETTER- DRY GOODS. MEMS WEAR. BOOTS NORTH uETHBRIOGE. CARS TO THE. DOOR The recent embargo on wheat shif meats from Alberta to the head of th1 lakes which went into effect som .inie ago at the instance of the board grain commissioners will no1 likel lifted 111! spring. It appear tha .he purpose of the order is to hoi heat In Alberta for the mills ot th i province. The heavy' shipments at the beginning of the new crop movement had, created anxlet lest too much might be shipped out the prevailing high price and A XMAS GIFT for tie BELGIAN children Something to eat is they oak -No luxuries -No toys Only money where- with to .buy them food. How much will you spare for this purpose? Every little "He gives twice who gives Send Gift by cheque or nxjney order to BELGIAN RELIEF FUND W. A. BUCHANAN, Chalrrnan, Lrttibridop. RAPIDLY BUT NOT POETICALLY Tom Moore called'oa Oarapbajl one evening, ar.a In Ihe course of converca- tirn Qnnipteli mentioned a poetn he compoMd ud tile iuaniBcrlut ot which showed 'to Moore. It vai Mimed. -The Battle o Night" Christmas Carols will be suns OH Sunday evening al the close of the service. St. Choral Communion Service, An them. Latter Day Saints. The Christmas services at Iho L. D S. church will he held at 10.30 a.m. enough .would be left for milling and Sunday. Following is the program seed purposes. Shipments for the socg. opening prayer bv crop year up till the present ere patriarch Hymnl Smith; song b equal _ to those _ of last 5chool. Administration of Sacrament Concert recitation; "singing' practice, appropriate -for aresure and larger than, those ot the big crop ot 1915. 1Y TO A IRE London, Dec. resignation of general Kaledines and his associates one or two songs Chrislmas; piano -solo, Viva-Elton; fifteen minute talk, 0. F. TJrsenbach.T comparison of conditions'it time of Christ.'Ume of Joseph Smith and the j present; song, Ursula Elton; reclU-j lion, Albert Smith; dialogue and on Prophet Joseph Smith, by primary j childrA; piano, solo, Ella Harris; recitation, Gladys Green; vocal solo, "The Holy City" orchestra ac- companiment, by Wlnona Ursenbach; song by children; songv Olga Ander- son; closing school; benedic- tion by Mary Ostj'und. i United Church Special Christmas services will he held Sunday" evening Iii the United I church, the program being aj follows: solo, "Xmas a the military "government of tic Prayer, pastor; lolsheviki, espatch _ jf thli move Is said to.be i for. the Junior. Choir; reclta- tae formation of a strong papular gov- "The Beginner's J. Jamie- _ jrnment Kaledlnes. eiplzlns he son, song, "Shining Children oT has decided to withdraw on account' primary Department; address, Super- ot% his unpopularity with the tiodpa Viniendent of S. S.; presentation of at the refuse to obey him: selection, Senior Cbolr; rcclta- If she were choosing her own Christ- mas gift she would come here Because jewelry and fine silverware make a strong i appeal to her admiration, because she knows that the choicest, most refined selection is charac- teristic of this shop. And because, she knows our high repute for the most ot quality and value giving. Why not safeguard her appreciation by choosing where she would choose? Our big stock ofiers numberless suggestions for everyone. Our Special Window R. A. THE CITY'S LEADING BLOCK EYE SPECIALIST IN CHARGE OF OPTICAL DEPARTMENT. in consequence ot misrepresentations on the part of_hls enemies, .The despatch does not suggest any eakening of the Cossack movement hlch b represented in otier reports :Uir progressing. tion, "The First Xmas Rnth Brown; address, "Givlnj of by pastor; Hymn 31. Have You Purchased Your Christmas Fowl? f If grre u i trial A fae bt ckoke fcclu, cUck- CM MM gtttt, JVH V- med UM CMB- AIM flhe grain fvtf Pork, Beef, Mutton JUH Milk Fed Veal Dec, report Is re- Hferated today that the Rasslaa delega- tion to the peace conference at Brest- UtoTik hu been recalled because the Gemuna would not accept the Russian It Is the Dally Mill'a CO-TCS- poudent In Petrograd who now makes this declftrfttlon la despatch filed on TonrsiSay and jo at received, Petrograd correspor.dvtt report! the preraises of the pkrau- Ian rerulutlonary tUIf In Petrosrad I orated bj the Red Gdard and the fonr membera who irere the time arrested and taken to the molay Inalltute, the Bolsheviki head- oarten, the guard then In earth of the remaining Ukranfaa rep- eseulatives. ThU aUif conrtltated the sola offl- repreBentatloa of the Ukranian tn Petrograd. .It had been charg- d with the protection of the live? and roperty ID the Petrograd military dls- xict on extra territorial grounds. This Book will help you Stop the Leaks in your Farm Profits i, lidcpendent Meat Market f. MHLMN6. 4TT PHONE sj, _ WE'VE caned it "What: the Fanner can do title that eiactly describes it, but doej not give any idea of vital its help is to you. To realize this you've got to understand ..that Concrete 13 a big factor in successful farming Jurt consider the common leaks yoifr farm is subject to, and how Concrets tiaps .thotc faks. Woodea BulMints rot under the' stress of time and. weather. Repairs cost: money. Concrete won't rot, Rati are another source of pi37? their nay. through all kind) of Concrete, which is rat proof. jfcmi usn mmu fin on a farm'usually Cleans- total (pss-.l because of the lack of water-pressure. Con- crete cannot stopped Diswe among your stock is usuany. due to tmsanitary conditions. These conditions can be entirely remedied by building the tanka, uptic tanks and barn floors of Concrete. a type of mste that peculiar to the farm that is built of old-style materials. For instance, mud was never intended for the paving of a feeding lot. Bui !d your feeding floor of Qonotte, and there wftl not be a single kernel lent Do you this book that makes it easy for you to improve your its Concrete? Over a hundred thousand fermers now >mnf tbn book would tell, yon that you do. This Book is FREE Write for it JenU Hot, awtnil London, OK. 22. The Sttftttn Furnttt bon torpetiettf und Mink fejr Ovrman In th Men return- In irrxltert B.Cn tnd ttiat all In dMrlct which have for put On Concrete Roads thwe fa tow txt frae for an, of kttJ, anr You are fordr nhf uocrelc on 6oi it aaka for.true econ- omy, btexfe tt wmr ncO? The same nocabk concwte mate it uieorfriitirtial Only by'htrhig Pamanmt of Coficrete can the ran hu mtot ha tain where and filial qnidi tim tod att ;