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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE CHURCHES ; V PRESBYTERIAN ;Knox Church e�rii�r 4th Ava. and 8th Strtct S, Rtv. Capt. A. H. Oenoon, Pa*tor K�v. W. F. Burna, Acting Pattor. liwrular services at 11 aVm. and 7.30 p.m. 10,a.m.r Boys D�|>ailii]ent. 12.30 B.m. Big Slstera' Bible Class. 2.00 p.m.: BiK Brothers' Bible Ciaas. 1,00 p.m.: Other Departments of Sunday School 4 p.m.: Chinese Class. Music: Mornine, Soprano and Contralto duet, "Over the Stars There is Rest." Abt. Evening: "In the Firs*j.....^------- Days it ShaU Come to Pass," Tm-l^^Jf'!'^^J^ ^fr^T.: ^^J"- l^'"-� I Choir Practice Thursdaj-. 8 p.m. BAPTIST Fint Bap^st Church Cor. 3ra Ave. and 9th St. S. Rev. C- Biaker, Pastor Next Sunday's services will be conducted by the pastor nt 11. a.m. and 7 p.m. Mornijtfi Subject: To Young Worshippers "The February Wolf." Sermon, "The New Birth," An Ancient and Modern Difficulty. Evening Subject: "The Orloin of Salvation. .Sunday School .nt 12 a.m. .'Mission Band, Mondn.v, 4 p.ni �T. ANOdEW'S & WESTMINSTER Rev. J.B. Francis, Pastor Parsonage 1271 5th Ave. N. Phone 1659 - 11 a.m.: Monthly Intercessory and Quarterly Sacramental Service. t p.m.: All Departments of Westminster Sunday School. Z p.m.: Adult and Young ..People's Bible Class in Parsonage. 3.15 All Departments ot St. Andrevr's Sunday School. {7.30 Topic: '.'Sustaining the Inner LIfa," Sacramental Service. LLOVD GEORGE BOUND BY NO ANCHORS OF THEORY AN6UCAN SL Church C�r. 11th StTMt and �th Ave. South. Rev. Canon W. V. McMlllen, BJ^, Hcetor Matln�^U a. m. Sunday School and Bible Claesea, 3 p.m. GVENSONO 7.30 pju. Mol/ Communion-Ist and Srd Sun-aayl at|8.30: 2nd and 4th Sundays t 11 ajn. aptiam-4th Sundays at 4 pjn. METHODIST Wesley Church Rav. O. H. Cebblediek. Pastor Pareonage 320 11th St. 8. Phone 404 11 tua.: The Pastor. i the hall." I saJd. "Ah," he replied, "you mean the bust of Pitt. Yes, It is mar-velonsly liico ' Chamberlain. I wonder," he went on, musingly, as though the question fitted in with his train ot thought-"I wonder what will happen to Chamberlain's successor?" I looked up "Chamberlain's successor? You mean--" "Lloyd .George, ot course." There w�s a faiut hint of reproof in the "ot course" as though I had asked solemnly tor an explanation of the obvious. 1 looked down the table to where \Ir. Lloyd George himself sat. his face lit with that smile, so quick and sunny, yet so obscure, his light voice penetrating the hum of conversation with its "note of minuted seriousness and banter, his whole^afr, at once so alert and selt-polsed, full of a baffling fascination and disquiet. Yes, here w^as the unknown factor of the future, here potentiality of politics, s Led Pupils in Revolt Arid here, too, was Its romance. My mind tmned to that little villago between the moantains and the sea, where the fatherless boy learned the rudiments of knowledge in the village school and where; in leading his school-fellows in a revolt against the Catechism he gave the first hint or the metal that was in him. I saw the kindly old uncle, bootmaker and lo".aI preacher, worrying out the declensions and the irregular verbs of strange tongues in order to pave the path ot the boy to the law. I saw that boy at 21 a qualified solicitor, with his foot on the ladder, fightin.f the battle of the vUlage folk aguinst the tyranny of tho parson, who refused the dying wish >^f a: disseliter to be buried in his child's grave. "Bury him where he wished to be," sain young Lloyd George, strong in (.hvit and his high isbaring courage to help him, flashing into the great world of politics, risking his fortune and even his lite ini support of ^an unpopular cause, escaping from Birmingham town hall in the clotlies of a police- Learned," and declared that "anyone who has passed thraugh the regular gradations of the classical edutiatton and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a narrow escape." Certainly, tho man of learning, unless ho wears it liglitly, ftfl Macaulay said of Milton, and has assimilated it easily, starts with a heavy handicap when he comes down into the realm of affairs. He is under the dominion of authority and the awe ot the past. Jlr. Lloyd George has no such restraints. He Is like n runner ever stripped for the race. The pistol may go off when it likes; lie is always away from tho mark like an arrow. And it is not speed alone. When the hare is started he can twist and turn in ftlU career, for the hotter tUo chase the cooler he becomes. Lord Salisbury's "blazing indiscretions" were due to "his detachment from men and his remoteness from' his audience. They were the Indlscre tions of an Olympian, The indlscre^ tions of Lloyd George come from, his nearness to his hearers. He cannot resist the stimulus of the occasion. It works in him like wine. It floods him with the riot of high spirits and swift fancy, until he seems to be almost the voice of the collective emo tion. Has Passion, But Controlled And yet with all his sensitiveness to the external impulse, he is at hot torn the most subtle, the most reso lute, and the most wilful force in politics. He has passion, but it is controlled. It does not burn with the deep spiritual fire of Gladstone. It flashes and sparkles. It is an instrument that is UB^d, not an obession of the soul. You feel that it can be put aside as adroitly as it is taken up. And so with his humor. It coruscates; it does not warm all the fibers of his utterance. . It leaps out in light laughter. It is the humor of the quick mind rather than of the rich mind. "We will have home rule for Ireland and for England and for Scotland and for Wales," he said, addressing some Welsh farmers. "And for hell," interposed a deep, half-drunken voice. "Quite right. I like to hear a man stand "up for his own country." , Hefti -by No Anchor of Theory He is, indee^, the least doctrinaire; of men-as Utile doctrinaire as Mr. Chamberlain. No anchor of theory holds him, and he approaches life as if it were a new problem It is a, virgin country for him to fashion .and shape. He is unconscious of the roads and fences of Ills forefathers. His maxims are his own coined out of the metal qu&i'"ied from his direct contact with lite. He is-not modem. He is (noraentary. There is ho past-only the living present; iio teachers, only the ..living facts, This absolute] fighting the battle Of V-has faded. ' * ; (Sh; fofia falconer's; voice to obKrm the. tassel-gentlo back again -bMk to the t-esounding hill and th� old battle crfeft that have grown far-otf and faint, ba61t to the pure idealism that stirred its impulse and its iiiitrlotlsm. It it proud ot its brilliant aon-r^youd of the first Welsh-sperk-In'g tninist^r-to enter a British C4bi-net-rrbut It waits with a certain g��h-erink gloom for its reward. Is it i-ot 13 years since he led'^a resait aiisaina the .Liberal' party on Disestablishment, and is he not now a chief in the libuae of Pharaoh? Once it has been pi^ the'point of revolt; but he has imly to appear ,and It was soothed. Wales win geVlts ieward quicker than if he had remained its Parnell; but it nrUdt await the propilious, season. , He:is "forgetlve,'.' he will not tor-get Wales. .Fbr Wales is not Blrpi Ingham. And 80 I turn to tiie figure at the end of the table, with the smile so quick' a;nd sunny, yet so obscure. If rights otSteaihship owners; that he could db'nothing unless he-had legal ground for suspecting that a law-had been violated.' Charleston,' S. e, ^ Feb, 2.-.Collector of Customs Peters today formally the .key of the future is anywhere it I took-charge of the German freighter is there. I turned to my neighbor and I said "Yes, I -wonder." REGARDS AS VERYBLACK IE Liebehtels, which sunk in the harbor Thursday under .circumstances which led marine :men .to believe she. wai scuttled.- The -vessel is lying-in �0 feet of .water: . 1 The Hague, Feb. 2,-Holland is facing with anxiety a future which is generally regarded as black, although optimists'- are not lacking. The gravity o^the situation is realized everywhere as on the present showing Holland, whose economic life depends on overseas communication, is cut off from transatlantic traffic and sea connections with her colonies, which means that the food supply is gravely menaced. The danger zones of. which Great Britain and Germany have given notice overlap each other west ot the Danish line in such a way that ingress to tlie Atlantic seems to be effectually closed. The Holland-American line which ordered- back the steamship Nieuw A-msterdam after it had sailed for New York on Thursday, has Instructed its New York office to hold up all sailings to Holland. There are 13 Holland-American .steamers afloat and it Is hoped that' those on thp wafcto Holland will return on their own-Initiative to the nearest United Stages port on learning of Germany's intensified submarine campaign. The goveinment's prompt order on ( ^ Thursday evening to suspend all sail- IT Probate has, been issued mthe estate of Silas -H:, Carpenter, the noted detective, lata of,Banff, to his widow, Clara J.'Car.bentei', of Banff, land George . F. Armstrong, ot Eldmon-ton, these �berng'ltiie chief executors named in tbie will. The solicitors are Stuart, Macdonald, Stewart and _______ Boyd, of Eamonton: The proijerty it was not intended "that they take consists of holdings'chiefly in Mon-, effect until February 15, it is under treal and Edmonton,' valufd at $15,- stood that they-cau'be pjit Into execii-000.>c . ^ 1 tion immediately. , London, Feb. 1.-pne ^ot .the largest Dutch ship brokers stated on the receipt of the German note outlining the new naval policy that Dutch shippers would wait to see "whether the United States would ta^fe quietly Germany's breach, of her agreement,'-'., says, oAi Evening News dispatch from Rotterdam today. . . "It nothing more than a. paper protest followed," adds-the dispatch,, "tho firms would lay up their, ships." All arrangements for rationing Hol-laud have beeh completed, . Although To You who are Intending to purchase a Moior Car Reasons Why You Should .��^MT- See and have the MlMn six Demonstrated to YOU: Prices f1250 and $1450 DisiincHon . En(furance * Economy Comfort F. O. B. Lethbridge Show Rooms, 305 6th Street Squtli. EarlM.Huyck - - Distributor SALVATION ARMY Services Held at the Citadel, Sth St. Sunday-11 a.m., Hofiness Meeting: 3 p.m. .Praise Meeting and 7.30 Salvation Meeting. Week NIghte-Monday. 8 p.m.. Public Meeting. . Thursday, 8 p.m. Salvation Meeting Citadel band in attendance. Saturday, 8 p.m., free and easy meeting. Everybody Welee?ie SEED GRAIN DEBT Ottawa, Jan. 31.-W. A. Buchanan was informed in ths house today that �during the years 1914-15-16 the total amount advanced to Alberta and Saskatchewan for seed grain was $12,797,--_S29^_ofjvhich $7,696,95.5 is sUU owing. In 1914 the amount advanced to Alberta and Saskatchewan was $60,462, �t which $54,716 is stiU owing. In 1916-16 the amount paid to Saskatche-waa was $8,656,144, of which $5,498,-480 i^ sUll owing. The amount which Alberta got in 1915-16 was $3,542,223, of which $2,143,675 is still owing. COPPER SUPPLY ALL TAKEN For'the first time in the history ot the copper industry at least since re- Transcript. fining by electrolysis has made possible present day conditions there was not a single pound of unsold copper brought forward from last year into 1917, says a Boston report. Production is not keeping up to the- high figures of a few months ago and consumers now face a situation of paying high prices for copper for the last six months of this year. Cool Wealthy Uncle-You are e.Ntrava. gant, sir. These cigars are a lof better than I smoked at your age. Nephew (coolly-^They're a lot better than you smoke now. - Boston /Aroid cau^c and acid prepara-^ons t^at discolor and damage aluminum. Keep your utensils bright ai new by using Old Dutch ings was only a temporary measure to remain in force until it is learned; whether any ocean pathway js still; ,,- , ^ . ,. _^ . open^ Both the Amsterdam arid Rot-f reliance on self gi%-es a certain sensejterdafn stock exchanges have been, ot lack of atmospher^ There is no, mug,, disturbed and at times, panicky.| hterature to soften the hard^ lines. This has been especially the ease with There are no cool-grottofis of thojgtocjjg shipping companies which i niind. no green tltought in a grosn fg, jg go poi^s, although partial i shade. v , .. , i recoveries were made later. United; This detachment flrom tradition,and;states industrials dropped 10 per theory is^^he sourgeof his pownr, aSj^ent. The ins,aranco market was paV-It was. the source of Mr. Chamber-1 ^ly^ed for a time. All the nowspap-� ranging over the government benches, saw one figure with concentrated and governed passion. It became a duel between him and Mr. Chamberlain. It was a duel between the broadsword and the rapief-between Saxon mind, direct aild crashing as the thunderbolt; and the Celtic mind, nimble and elusive as the lightning. 'The Swiftest Mind In Politics." "He was, indeed, the swiftest mind in politics. It is a mind that carries no impedimenta. IfazliU once wrote an essay on "The Ignorauco of the mind condenses the gases ^to the cou-crete. His intellectual activity i,i bewildering. It is as difficult to keep his name out ot the paper as It was to keep King Charles' head out of Mr. Dick's memorial.; lie is always "doing things"-and always big tUings. His eye lights on anachronism-like the Tjatent laws-and straightway he sets It on fire. He does not pore over books to discover the facts ab-5Ut docks; he goes to Antwerp, to Ham-imi:s.:^n<1 prrs. wnien he brought in his Merchants Shipping bill ho took a voyage to Spain and learned nil about ships. And his passion for uc-tlon erov/s with what it feeds on. He has yet his trumps to play. �With all his energy and daring ,the astonishing thing is that he has won the confidence of the mosi. sensitive class, the commercial class, without losing the confidence of the working class. Like Mr. Chamberlain, he isj essentially a middle-class statesman. He is no Socialist, for, as I have said, he has no theories, and Socialism Is all theory. "England," he said to me once, "is based on commerce. No party can live by an appeal to labor alone; it must carry the commercial class as well as labor with it." / "What can 1 do tor commerce?" was his first question at tho, board of trade. And he took up the Merchant Shipping bill. "What can 1 do for labor?" was his second question. And he incorporated in it those valuable provisions for improving the life of the seamen. Waifs AdmiHng But Sorrowful Wales looks on admiringly, and a little sorrowfully at Jils giddy flight. He has passed out ot Its harrow Tho Parnell of Wales has New York. Feb. 2.-Pour steamers, one flying the United States flag, sailed from New York today for ports in or near the war zone. They are tho Dochra, American, for Genoa; Begona No, 4, Uruguayan, tor Cette; Alla'dlu, Norwegian, tor Gibraltar, and Monadnock, British, for Havre, a)l/j carrying freight. � Rrom Philadelphia ^ l^iladeiphia, Fob. 2.-Three steam ers sailed from Philadelphia today for ports in or near the war zone. They are the British steamer W. I. Rad-cliffe, tor Gibraltar for orders; British steamer Carditf Hall, for Plymouth. England, and the Swedish steamer Boden for Narvik, all froightfers. Vigilance In Ports Washington, Feb. Customs collectors at all ports of tho United States, Hawaii and Porto Rico were instrueted by the treasury department today to exercise the utmost vigilance to see that neutrality regulations of the United States were enforced in their ports. Attention was directed especially to previous instructions to see that no vessel be permitted ti leave without clearance papers, nnl that no armed ship be allowed to leave without permit. f^efute to Allow Inspection New York, Feb. 2.-Permission for the United States custom officerB to go below decks of German steamships in the port of New York for the purpose of inspection has been denied by the commanders of the ships, Collector of tho Port Malone announced today, when asked what had been the result of his examination ot the ves-aels. , -. , Mr. Malone said, however, (hat this sphere. become the Chamboi-laln'9f England, riic visions ol tho young gladiator refusal was In accordance with the 1917 FORD COVPELET $695,00=^ f.ob. Ford, Ont. V ' �or fall and Avinter driving, the new niodet Coupolet is a sniig,-comfortable car in Cold weatljer and it caii be quiqjt-ly converted into an open car for fine days., - � � , 'TbiB car is the one you need for all the year round service, no matter what the weather orlroads may be like. The new design is distinctive and makes a nice^urn-out, specially desirable for women, doctors and business men. See the new model today and get your order in at'once- FORD GARAci 306? ;