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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'MUJKUAKY 7, ..TftE'I ETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD PAftR ELEVW ElECISOFFIGERS Keen Competition in Campaign For School MeetiBt IFrom pur Own MCTURB BT.ITTE, Feb. farmers arc still busily, engaged la hauling feed from Coaldale.but owing to Ilio condition of the roads for the past some- what o( a Etandiini. The arimiil meeting'ot school W'M tho school house Saturday, January 10th, tor the pur peso of electing the trustees the coming year. Mr. A. H..Jones-was aitain elected lug iilleil the poslUcui so competent- ly llie previous year. AmeV trustee -Mr. T. I'.J-Xolui, was elected In place of Sirs. 8.'P.-; KMI'S, whose term has expired. -V. The solioolhii again-opened with renewed ylggrv as, the five Grade VIII. jitipilc, uiderj'tkc' leadership of Miss HutU are already working iiri -for nils. The T. n. Kane are glail has recov- ered home again alter spendlae .ieyeral weeis In the Oalt The Mrs. T. Xolait, from his operation arid-'ls-agaiu at home..- lllss Verda who: had been in training foV.'u'.uuVge' In Minneapolis, lias rcturflSd'to'Picture lo makc an CHleudeil' ahd relatives -Mrs. of DucheBS, Alia., is Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Kaiie. Mr. has taken tho position oYvrange- ridlnk for the gov- ernment. HeVhM already covered a largo district assigned to him. Mr, well, i of Prince Ru- pert, are vislfthVat'lfro'liome ol Mrs. 1 iowell's firs.' Powell. Pic (eV.toaciiclpre are daily another In llie person of Mr. Wilsh Norman has just lett ot single blessed- ness, j Mr. Clifford Keyrujlds caused a great deal of by..bringing home. with him 'Kyjride on'.Cb'rlsjnus Day.- Mrs. lliilfert Reynolds i8V visiting her Sutherland, in '.Ed: monlon. SS'fJ Owing to weather conditions, church was 0. S. Hobbs, a ijoiyti'ttamfief tjbWng present in spite roads Mrs. J. word that Vis. diaries Pools and daughter old-tiniB residents piclurQ'BiiUc, hiivc" arrived safely at CMrtsjy Sir. CliVord McN'abb Sis returned from to --spend the stock in the Picture Buttefllslrict dy- ing, owing to the The farmers are looking hopefully-forward to tho time when irrigation; will solve tills problem. Our loci! merchant, Mr. B. J. Lar- icr, iu spile: bf.liad roads and weather, conditions, makes regular' business trips io-Lellibriiise. The. Iron .Springs. .U..F. A. .Local held their: annual .meeting atuhe'.lf.onj Springs' schoolh'duse. A new board ivas elected, as follows: Mr. Tom president; Hey. R. Corcoran, tccretary; Hunt, treasurer. The rijj'w board cprldlnly a Ijve wire crowdifls contest-has already been arranged lo secure-new members for the coming yenr. The present hers have been'divided into two sides, the object being to see which .side secure the largest, number p( new members. Tlie- losing side will supper and program. Keen competition Is being shown by both captains being Mr. Ernest Iron Springs, and Mr. II. Kane, of Picture Quite. Certain Pic- lure Bullo residents were aroused hi a lalo hour, and Imagining many dire happenings, hastened to the door only lo fimlttwo eager and solicitous cam- paigners who had- Eel' out directly from the meeting in a Gray Uort, slop- ping neither lor roads, ice, or supper. At u lotu hour on the following day n weary1 and discouraged campaigner from the opposing side only. to fiml :UKA the "enrly hlrAs had caught- tlie the whole district having been already covered. An Interesting program Is being nr- (he'U. F. A. for the com- ing ycif, including a number ptentor- lalnine'rila and social evenings. Norman Lcpard Passes Dr. McMillan Has Very Narrow Escape fT'V.-.n' Ciir 'flu Las made an appaarancc In a texv places unil we arc to say in a very mild form. Orcni care should te taltcii in case anyone should have a slight .cold as (here'fa grrai danger of It titrtlng Into this troak Alccaco, AVo n'ro glad lo report that Sam Hunter', living .northeast of (own'la .on the meud after having a very hari Hmo with fue 'flu. Mr. Hunter was very linfortnnalc In looatng his garage nnd olch, This district was greatly shochei last week when It Woa made known that Norman kcpartl had passed nwa at bis home 11 niitea cast of Clares hohn. Str. Ixipard had been to towr tho Monday before and had coniracte n heavy cold which turned to monla, and ho dlod on Thursday nigh 3'. 8 o'e.fock, Much sympathy in fcl all In (lie Clarosholm district fo lievcaveil JJr, JicJIillnn luiii a narrow cscajt "For God io loved world, that He'gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever beltnvtk on should Hot everlasttng life" D; feSPITEi liie four years' fury of War, and tlie year of uncer- tainty just ended, the people of Canada have prospered. Yet, glories revealed to us in the great Conflict are being clouded by drifts, of class-hostility, mutual suspicion and cynical materialism. The world is troubled. Old conceptions are giving to new. Yet, God remains, firmly grounded on the great principle of love. It Jias the one remedy for a world on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved. Five Christian Communions-Anghcan, Baptist, Congregational, terian-call their various constituencies and the whole naWm to Christianity. They arc making a great financial appeal .It is fitting that the'reasons. 1 The Decline of the Dollar .The sharp rise in prices the world over has affected in jur- iqusly the position or every man working for a fixed salary! Mis- sionaries are in this' category. Stipends that were ample- in 1900, and nearly ade- quate in 1912, are utterly insufficient in 1920. There has been no general increase in these stipends. There cannot be, until the Canadian people scale-up their giving to balance the decline in purchasing-power of the Canadian dollan International exchange has unstable. Money for :e xport has been subject to heavy dis- counts. In view also of the increased cost materials and of labor, any new building pro- out- of the question. need for" new buildings is imperative. missionaries are living iri c] ay-floored huts Some New Standards are Necessary 'The Anglican Synods, the Bap- tist Conventions, the Congrega- tional Union, the Conferences, and the Presbyterian General Assembly, have set new standards for the salaries 'Clergymen actively engaged in Canada. fBut, for the Missionaries, arid for the Su- perannuated "Minis'ters, no increases have been possible. One of the aims of the Forward Movement is to show the fine-spirited, generous, Christian peo- '..ale of Canada that the old standards of giving for Missions must be revised. It is impossible to main- tain existing stations, even on a pre-War basis, without more men and much more revenue. The Unity of Faith and Prayer 2 The Call from Abroad .Coincident with this financial difficul- new ?nd opportunities tor tne extension of Christian teaching have ap- peared. In India, literally millions of "outcastes" are pleading for Millenary- preachers and doctors. In China, a new National spirit has been born. Missionary teachers are urgently required to help form- ulate the National system of education. Hospitals, Missionary nurses, doctors and dentists, are heartily welcomed by the peo- ple. .From Japan, Africa and the Islands of the Sea, comes the same story. mi. TJ _ The Home Responsibility now be undertaken wholly by the Canadian Chwrch The rapid growth of our cities, tne expansion of the West, the great immi- gration of the last twenty years, and the depopulation of rural areas, make a four- fold problem which can be solved only by radical readjustments of policy and greatly of men and money. Finally, the de- TheEressureon cime of the aomr has created difficul- thC. COllegeS ties in financing the Colleges and Uni- versiUes'StatliEhed and maintained for the train- in? df thlClergy 'Last year, one CoHege which s had been Sble before the War barely to subsist, faced an additional charge for coal alone 95 51600. All other expenditures have risen m like propor- tion Christianity has been the mother of Higher Education! A thoroughly trained Ministry is the great need of times The men of faith, filled with the Holy Ghost, procjaun the Gospel storv by the Irozeri Cop- permine, beneath the cone of Fmiyama, along.the banks of the Yangtse and the Ganges are the pro- duct of our 'Canadian Colleges. There the Vision first appeared to them The Church must stand behind these institutions 'j? "These are the facts. Faced with such conditions, the Church lead- ers, at first, were appalled. They- went to their knees, first in sep- arate "denominational groups, then in company. Putting 'aside 'for the time'. being differences of religious temperament, considering only their common belief in the Everlasting Father, the Almighty Son, and the everpresent Holy Ghost, tftey prayed together. 'Then they arose, thrilled with a glimpse of the wonderful Missionary op- pprtunity, to appeal together to the whole body of Christians in Canada: mi A. A. You are a believer in the The Greatest Lord Jesus Christ, and c A 11 in tlle GosPel He pro-, .01 All VJUlS claimed. Your country 'has become great through Christianity. The hope and love of the Gospel have warmed your heart and illumined your life. Next week you will be asked by the representa- tives of your Church to show practical proof of your convictions. Be to give a trifie out of your abundance, but to taste the full sweetness of Sacrifice. National Peace Simultaneous Every-Person Canvass- by Each Communion February Representing the SimultaneQUs but Independent Forward Movements of the Baptist, Congregational, Methodwt and Presbyterian Communions in Canada 16 from what might Imve been n vcryi bad accident last week while driving east o( town. Ho had been driving nt a very blgh rato of speed but bad slowed down fftr a corner when the front whocl camo of( and tho car camo tti a gulden stop. Had the wioul tamo five initiutca sooner there Is rin doubt but what there would have been a bad spill, Wlllfam Porler, who has TarnF Ing east of Clarcsholm for n number of years on the farm of -A. Sliidrl has rnntcd the farm recently purchased by J, K. Wall Just west cf town. Mr. Thomas Is uiovlng 'Ills' family back to tho 44 Ranch where lift ogaln as manager. KveVyuody la glad to know lhat Mr. Moore lo tafco itp.jijs.ft'wiio wHli us ligain. AH the to tho U.KA. -tliclr have relumed.- There Is1 nolh- ing lo bo heard on tho streets now hut the price of wheat and last but not liy any means the least politics. II is reported that nil'tho people that siro visiting Ihc Old Country from fills part of the country ate preparing lo return. MANY APPLY FOR PILOT'S CERTIFICATE1 OTTAWA, fell. apjill- cfitions for private pilot's certificates are being received by the air tyoard, hut so far .only.TO have bCofi ISSu'eil.' The board has announced thai nil for- mer members of the Rojal Air arc entitled to private pilot's cirtltl' cales, provided that thoy were physl c.aily when leaving tbo tofce.- II Is .nclvlsnble' for them to snbmlt theit aptillcnllona as soon as possible A number of applications for aerodromot also have been received. ;