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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta |DAY, DECEMBER 24, 1918 THE LETUBRIDGE DAILY HEHALry PAGENINq IILADI phone 1214 RING OUT/WILD bells > 4> 4i c. � o >  o *> ting out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light; The year In dying In the night; PERS0^4AL � � C' 'i ? �� Mrs. Charles McraUop and Miss I'llelen McKlllop h4ve returned from Ivisiting  the former's daughter, Mrs. IWcCalg in Edmonton.  - *  The Misses Hilling have moved from Jthelr rooms in the Connaught Man-lelons to the saerlock Block, Mrs. James Long, who has been vis-litlng in Red Deer, has returned to the iJbity and is' the guest of Mr. and Mrs. "rom Long,  . * * 1(1 Dr.' A. G. Robertson returned yes-erday from Salt Lake City. � *. * Mr. P. W. Downer has returned >-om spending Christmas week with Irs.'Downer and Mr. Fred Downer In ITancouver. Mlae Viva Niven and Bniee DatJm, D. C. M., of Calgary;, also Mr. S. Q. Davies of Chlu, are the gueats of Mr. and Mrs, .limes WaUwork, 64G 6th St. south, for the holiday. Miss Eileen Dunham has been seriously 111 with innuenzR In EJdmon-ton, but Is now doing well. �  � Mr. Lake, of the Bank of'Montreal staff. Bow Island,,was a Visitor In the city last week. *  V Miss Jean Jackson has returnied to the c(ty aftar spending the Christmas holiday* at her home in Banff. *  a Mrs. Soil, of Foremost, was a Leth-brld9� visitor for the holiday season and has returned to her home. *   � Mr. and Mrs. Black and family who have been the gueats of Mrs. W. J. MoCambly, have returned to their home In High River. ... ^ Dr, O. W. Leech left on last night's train for Portland, having.been called there by the deati^ ot his brother, Mr. A. Leech, who contracted Influenza while on the train and sucoumbed to the ravages of the dtoaase in a very short time. Mr. A. be�ch la survived by his wife and a family of four. Mr. A. Ripley of Wainright, Alberta, is the guest ot his brother, Mr. W. R. Ripley, 1812, 6th Ave. A. north. ... Miss Kathleen Terrlll spent the Christmas season with her parents In the city and has returned to continue her studies in University of Alberta. * * * Miss Datoe arrived in the city last week to Join her parents, Rev. and Mrs. F. W. Dafoe. *   LEE USERS 0 GAS IN THE CITY ARE NOW CUT OFF Ordered To Take. Out Gas Equipment as Supply is Running Short aOCIAL EVENTS A delightful supper and reception was given last night by the members of the Baptist church to welcome I^ov. and Mrs. F. W. Dafoe and family, who have moved to the city from Calgary, Rev. Dafoe taking charge of the Baptist church. The luncheon was very much enjoyed by all, Mr. Law-ford acting as toaatmaste'r, and entertaining speeches being given by Mrs. Roosa who responded for the Ladies Aid, Mrs. B. Snider for the Mission Baud, Mr. B. Snider for tho Sunday school and Mr. Dafoe speaking for himself and family.. The social evening was fallowed by a short business meeting.    A very enjoyable time was spant in tho Conaervatary ot music hall last ..Ifow,often;,hwrn with your work or spoiled your pleasure? Good health is mostly a matter of sound digestion. Whmevw you are troubled by ^apej^, fhtulencc, sour eractitiooi^ , iBJck; headache, bujonsness or constipation, take Beech-am* s Pills. They quickly and effectively comet digeadve disturbances, stimulate the aupply of gastric juice and Tone the Stomach DirectioD* of Spacial Value to Wonen ara with Enry B�s. Sola by drugguU throughout woiM. In bosM. 25c 1 The Winners In Silkine Estimate At Rylands FIRST PRIZE-$150.00 ONTARIO RAT COAT, WON BY MRS: FIDDIS G21 FOXTRTEENTH STHBBrr S., LBTHBMDGB. SECOND PRIZE-8IUK DREaa, WORTH $28.00, WON BY JAS. NEILSON, ESQ. CARDSTON. THIRD PRIZE-aiLK WAIST, WORTH $10.00, WON BY MISS BARBARA GARRETT 1249 FOtmXH AVE. N, LETHBRIDOE. FOURTH PRIZE-SHOPPING BAQ, WORTH $8, WON BY GEO. CLOSE, ESQ. LBTTHBRmOBL FIFTH PRIZE-PAIR'OF BICK HOSE OR GfLOVES, WORTH ^Xa, WON BY . MRS. G. kiSCHEL FIRST AVEI. S., liBTBBRIDCHa ALTA. The Silkine measured 729 yards and 11 Inches. ' We are bound by all the laws of equity to give die New Year credit for being a good one until he proves himself unworthy of the confidence we repose in him. To one and all we wish you- , A HAPPy AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR RYLANDS & CO. THE BUSY STORE evening when the Ladles'. Aid ot St Patrick's chi#oh held another of their successful' card ftoclals. There w6re eighteen tables, tho honors belntf won by Mrs. Harry Alexandar, and Mr.T. MuWIhiU. The calf was won by Master Harold Rooney with ticket No. 188. .    The Adult Bible Olaoa of the United church gava a surprise party last evening to th� members ot tfie choir in the church hall. Refreshments were served after which games were Indulged in and a very pleasant nvening spent. '   * The girls of the Royal Bank staff entertained Miss Solberg at a farewell party at the home of one ot her friends yesterday evening, a delightful time being spent at games and dancing. *�.-,. * ,  *F churches AND SOCIETIES O � � The adults, girls and boys departments of the ITnifaed Sunday school are asked to meet at the hall at 10.16 sharp tomorrow morning and go from there to the Sunday School Rally to be held In Wesley church. Every scholar Is urged to be present. �  * The Christmas party of the primary class of St. Mary's (Mrs. Taylor's class) will be held on Friday aftei^ noon at 5 o'clock.    Tho following neighborhood prayer meetings wlU be held on Thursdaly from 10 to 10.30 a.m.: South District-Mrs. E. J. Cpoper, 1018 Twelfth Street. Bast District-Mrs. Jno, W-, Craig, 504 Fourteenth St. south. . West District-Mrs. Petterley, 334 _,______ __________ _ _ Sixth street south; Mrs. J. Peters',"403 i purposes during the fall when Sherlock Building, Third-Avenue. Central District-Mrs. F. J. .Redmond, 818 Tenth Street South. On Friday In Wesley ohurch there ^ win be a Special Afternoon Service! addressed by Mrs. M. L. Steph'ehs, at 2.30; and a special meeting, of the Neighborhood Captains,' led , by Miss Lanond, at 3.30.    -A special meeting'of the Si^ Alexander Gait Chapter I. O. D. E. vrill be held In the Y. M. C. A. auditorium oh Friday, Januai'y 3rd, at 3.30 p.m. Sevr eral important matters will be dealt with.    The Sir Alexander Gait 'Chapter I. O. D. B. wishes to thank Mr. J. Ritchie Patterson for auditing the books of the chapter. Also donations from the following: Mr. TWatklns, no.OO; Mr. John Bass of Chin, per Mr. Shepherd, 125.00.    The- following Iett�r has been received by tho secretary of the Sir Alexander Gait Chapter I. Oi"D. B.: Mons, France, Nov. 11, 1918. My Dear Madam: I wish to thank you tor the great kindness you have shown in sending i Ibarge users of gas in the city this morning were notified by the Canada Western Natural Oas Co. to make ar-rapgements as soon as po.sslble to resume the use ot coal as fuel, as, owing to the great demand for gas and the absolute necessity ot protecting householders who are customors of the company in Lethbridge, Calgarj' and other places, the company couln no longer supply them. Among thosa who received notification today wern the Alexandra hotel, the Sherlock block and the Hull block. "It is true that such an order has been issued," said R. S. Winter, manager of the gas company here, on inquiry being made by The Herald, "hut the order is only temporary, we hope. It is- made necessary by- the fact that a couple of our wells which wo had. expected to be iu by this time have riot come in, and we are temporarily .short of gas. The new well at Barnwell , has heen turned in, however, and'is helping out considerably. "Leth'bridge is being used as well as any.other place along the line. Last winter the large consumers at Calgary were out off during the cold weather,' and the same action has heen taken there again as well as in the smaller towns between." During the year, owing to the increase in the price of coal and the fear held at one time that there would be a coal famine, many people all along the line, especially in their residences, changed over from coal to gaa for heating. This has been responsible for a greatly increased demand for gas during the cold weather, and the company in issuing the above order has undertaken to see that the' small user shall ba protected; One result of the order Is that maiiy Of the plumbers will work overt^ime on the holiday tomorrow. About half a dozen blocks and hotels here  are aitfected. Secretary Fleetwood of the school board was chuckling this morning because the 'board decided against changing to gas for heating the matter was under consideration. ^ �i- FFICIENI UNTO Him box for. the boys. They could riot have OTTAWA.. Dec. 31.-Character cer-1 song .service, tificates will not be issued to mem- j - . = bers of the Canadian Expeditionary] Force upon discharge. The Dominion ; government has decided to conform i to the practice of the British war office, -which has decided that on gen-oral demobilization, discharge certificates win no longer Include what is known Hi assessment of character. Undei' army regulations, the assessment ot a soldier's character based upon tlie personal knowledge ot the commanding officer regarding the man's character and the man's conduct sheet which contained a record ot offenses ot a militarj^ nature. In this war, personal knowledge by a commanding officer of a man'^ character ! has � been almost impossible, except A company of interested people and ministers attended the special prayer-maotlng In Wesley church last night and In a brief address Kvangelist Stephens spoke of the present day conception of Christianity I held by many. Speaking from Acts 4-17-13, where tho apostles were forbidden to teach or preach iu the name ot Jesua, he stated that tlifi same spirit existed today. Men do not want to feel that they must accept Jesus Christ and His atoning work on tho Cross in order to be saved. All kinds of opinions, doc-trlnos and beliefs are being ottered as substitutes in the placs of Jesus i Christ and His atonement. Mr. Stephens quoted from the Literary Digest which makes this sta^tlin^ slntement. "A protest west and east -west as far as Sau Francisco and east as tar as 1/Ondon-arises against the 'new world lines." By this is meant tho appropriation of the material ben-e/it.s of Christianity with a repudiation ot all or nearly all ot its vital meanings. "Tho modem world," says the California Advofate, "claims to have r,o need ot the a'onement of 'Christ, no need of His' intercession, no need of His regenerating grace. It insists that liumanily is essentially all right." An editor ot a California paper says "The modeni world sneers at the Idea of universal sin. No place for penitential tears,'no � need of Iieart cleansing by the Spirit of God. It has no doctrine of personal salvation because there is nothing to be saved from." Christ is no longer a saviour, because no Saviour is needed. Sin is not n reality. Christ to the modern world is a temporary convenience. It believes in tiie survival of the fittest." Evangelist Stephens stated that Dr. Freeman an Episcopalian of Minneapolis, Minn., 'in a speech 'at Gamp Lewis, Washington, said: "My church hag spent ?1,700,000 in institutionalism and I am through wVCa. it, because it makes the minister a manager of machinery instead ot a prophet of God. I am going back to the upper room life." "God help us to get back to the upper room of power, prayer and con-.secration" Said Mr. Stephens. ^The Evangelist states that Lethbridge is a beautiful city, but is in a critical condition spiritually because people have drifted away from the church and Cbi'lst. I The subject tonight will be "Three .great Requisites for this Campaign." Next Sunday afternoon Mr. Stephens j is going to deal with "The Greatest Need of Lethbridge. What is it?" and many are already anxious to hear i What the preacher, will have to say 'about the city. Prof. Fisher starts off' the service tonight at 7.30 with a large choir helping in an interesting BLUE Don't waste your time and money in trying to find something ''just as good'' as BLUE RIBBON TEA n FAVORABLE REPORTS ARCHANGEL REGION WASHINGTON,* Dec 31,-Favorable reports of the situation in the Archangel regiOn of Russia, �where some unofficial accounts have pictured North Russian, allied and American forces as having been attacked by the BoUhe-vikl In overwhelmino force, have been made to the state department by J. M. Martlniie, representative here of the Archangel flovernment. ' ^ WILSON THANKS ENGLISH PEOPLE DOVER, Dec. 31.-As the president was leaving England he telegraphed King George a message expressing deep appreciation of his entertainment in this country and wishing the English people a happy'New Year. The president returns to France, members of the party indicated, feeling that great progress has been made toward the achievement of his pence Ideals. On the trip to Dover Prenlier Clemenceau's speech was diacuSsed among the Americans. No ezpresslon, liowever, was forthcoming to give any clue as to President Wllson'9 feeling regarding it. , J. F. Lawson, chartered accountant Toronto, died suddenly. KIDNEYS WEAKENED SPANISH "FLU" Are Rntored to th�ir Former Stete of Health Iqr MIDNIV� Hundreds of letten from all paite of Canada prove tfai* aiMrtiaii. If TOi� have be�n a yictim to the ' Plu,"don't heeitate-take GIN Gi� Pilh S�ld B�trfmk�f*. SO Cents a Box. Tax NAnoRAZ, DKtIO ft C8BHKAJ. Co,^ OF CUIAIU, I,IMIT>D 343 Totouto, Ont. ' ^ DON'T NEGLECT A RHEUMATIC PAIN Go after it with Sloan's Liniment before it gets dangerous , I Ip very rare cases where the man has arr ved at a more oppor.fune, time,] ^P^alned with his unit for a long per-' lust when we were havWg our heaviest fighting and when such things' as baths and clean clothing were utterly Impossible. I assure you they were very much appreciated. I am taklngthe liberty of enclosing a Xmas card from the officers of this unit, who all Join with me in thanking you and wishing you every success. Yours very truly, A. S. DONALD, Major, O. C. 20th Battery, C.F.A.   *  * � WEDDINGS �   OODflmEY-HOCHSTBIN At St. Barnabas church. Medicine Hat, Mr. Thomas Cloude Godfrey, of Medicine Hat, and (Mrs.) Mary Hoch-ateln of'Bow Island, Alberta, were united in the bon^s of matrimony. The Bev. B. A, Davlis, rector, officiated.  �   � � REST ROOM *  ? 4> � The rest room at 815 3rd Avenue, in charge of Mrs. Mackay has been very well patronized by the young women of the city and has Indeed proved its uaefulneas. Not only have the young business women of the city found it convenient but people waiting for cars, stopping over between trains, and country people having some time to spend in town have realized and made use of Its conveniences. A hot lunch will be served at 3/ o'clock for the benefit of the businet-" women of tho city or any others who care to patronize it. There will likely be six tables as a commencement. Afternoon tea may also be obtained there and a meal at 6 o'clock in the evening. Miss Clelland of Calgary has arrived In the city and will be the diet-Itlon In charge, fliese rooms, it Is hoped will form the nucleus of a Y. W. 'C. A. at a later date. 'Mrs. George A. Brodie," Newmaiket, IB the president of the United Form Women of Ontario. iod of.time. YEARLY CLEARINGS SHOW DECREASE Bank clearings for the past year and the past month show. spme decrease over the same periods of 1917. The following are the figures: � "  For this month- , 1918, ...f:............ *4,008,334 1917.................. 54,035,579 For the whole yeai'- � 1918 ............... 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S. KIRKBY'S 606 3IU>. AVE. S. NEW GOVT. FAVORABLE TO ALLIES ORGANIZED IN CONSTANTINOPLE PARIS, Dec. 31.-(Hava,7,).-.^ Liberal cabinet, favorable to the allies, has been organized In Oci-i-stanttnople, under the pr�s! storage is open for inepectJon at all hours. Mi 1 ^^-h^,em,Hd^'b'\ J\ 04439786 2141 40 ;