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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR fiiE UmiHHlDGB DAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, She lethbribge Detalb letbbrifcfle, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and Publlthira THI LBTHIRIOQE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED' ttli South, W. A. Buchiiua and Mingles Director Terrince Business Manacti TILEPHONES 1252 122! Mwnfcw Audit Bureau of Circulation! delivered, per wwk I .IS Otfly, dellwed, per year 7.50 ty mail, per year i.M by null, per yeir I.M by mall, per yea.- io U.S. 2.00 Datet of eiplry or subscription diily on address label. Accept- uoa of papers after eiplratiau date Mr authority to know [bat tt is lor the service ot the public and not tor Its own use and convenience. MAIL SERVICE ANO .THE P. 0. DEPARTMENT I'm m the line of policy., it adopts, it would appear that a pullic as the Post Office considers 11- self first and the public' afterwards. To put It In plain words. policy of thre public department is on a par with the 'public." The latest freak, for there is 110 better word to describe, the procedure, is the. alter- ing of..tho sen-Ice of the mall between Lethbridge aud Commerce so that lmail one day Is not de- in Cbm'mcVce until tie after- the and Commerce Is only within nine miles' from the Hly' In this procedure the Post Of- 'fice has a roundahout'way of ing ita business, .as denoted by the route 'ffie malUjB' dellVer- efto a sh'ort distance t In carryiaa; mail fe-tommerce from the city, tt Shipped to: Calfirj- b, at 3.1 o'cipck' jn He arrifipis at Calgary'lit o'clock. "There it is re-shipped to the train pulling out at 9.10 and brought on to Kipp to he taken on lo Commerce. The early morning train, It should be noted, passes Kipp. The reason given by the postal author- ities for this up qnd. down arrange- Ulelit1 in 'the'.: mail delivery from Lelh- to Commerced that on Pecem- her 31st last the agreement with "the Cbinook Coal Co. for tho conveyance of mail between Commerce and Kipp expired, the company declining1, to continue the service. A new arrange- rneut became necessary, and, owing to the great increase In the cost, tie De- partment -arranged to combine '.the side service at Commorce with that at Diamond City, by which the eichaige with train No, 511 was superseded by a service with train No. 5ljjj> (ind, consequently, Commerce di- rect service with I-ethbridge. if This evidently so far .as "tho PostjOfficr Is concerned Is well and good; "what ever inconvenience the public suffers n a secondary consideration, ovei which we may take It, the Post Office Department does not worry overmuch The excuse given by the P. O. Da partmeni as to the high cost sound plausible enough for an excuse, liu in a matter of public service' it 1 HUMiioTiible inls entirel: holds water. Public service does no demand indiscriminate service, ?.ni there Is-no reason why ono portioi of the community should bb made t lufter, or. the. P. 0, Department as whole stand to gain, hy the inconven it forces on this comraunHj snail though it be." We shoulij Lav Imaciped that ways and means' woul hare been, found for gelling over th difficulty if the' P. 0. was a bod Utongbtful of the public in genera Has H occurred to tho Departmen itoat coets could be dlnjinislied by em ploying a carrier to lake the mail fro: Kipp at a reasonable hour In th motning, the samo being left In th station, as- the train passes Kipp o 1U way to Calgary, lo bo called to about sin in the morning or a hnr later, presumlns this plan wa Mt previously employed, got ove Iho expense which would be incurre by. the carrier having to mcef th train shortly after" 3 o'clock In th morning! There arc ways and means of en deasorimj lo give postal service I Kthe best possible manner, but, as I :the ease in point, the I'. O. Depar mettt doea not seem lo exerl line much over this. AS" a pubij clsparlinent, the- Post .In, th public service it renders, Is a ver human institution, but Ibis pbi It rtoes not nppear Id be sensed 'by I He icllons slioiild be Influenced b the particular .community service .It is intended to serve.' Instead of thb we see In the in'iahc'e'rcferred to the citloiis inrtlfterenco of officialdom (o constitutes the need of tho pub- lic. H Is time that a department of character should be- brmiclit to THE CHURCH AND CO-OPERATION One of the great addresses at the recent Social welfare Congress ol Canada was given by Hev. Dr. WWth M. 7lppy, secretary of the Federal Council of Churches In tlie United States. Dr. Tippy had just returned irom a visit to Europe, where- be had been estimating tha force ot uevv social movements and the possible changes lo be effected by them. His story of what he had seen aud heard in Britain, Belgium. France, Holland, Uermany aud Russia was an impres- sive one. Xot less Impressive was his outline ot the activities of tho Council he represented. It-was made plain that the "warring sects" of Pro- tastantltm in the United States are studying something else than war Just now. They are uniting .their re- sources of mind and wealth In H downright and vigorous endeavor to bring social justice and spiritual cul- ture, to tho great mass of the people of their country Among other things c said wft? "We are getting deiinlte- behind fte co-operative movement." Commenting on Dr. Tippy's utter- nces Professor Macmillau observes t some may wonder what there is I the movement morei ban In many other movements to en-' age the sympathy of reiigious men, lewly awakened to the- vast needs of millions of their fellow beings. He :omcs to the conclusion that the rea- :on lies In that they see in co-opera- ive organizations a realization of cen- ral- Christian principles. They tend o unite their members for another lUrpoce than that of battling with ther organizations. That is to say, are not propagators of class- antagonism and class-hatred. Fur- .her, they provide an education for .heir members in mutual service. That s to say, they are phenomena of brotherhood rather than ot contest, of kindness rattier than of enmity, and of union rather than of division. knows that the man who rankly admits that he believes in goodneis rather than in cleverness is ikely to be sneered at as.a simpleton or a hypocrite. The public will oc- allow a man who has .emonstraled his smartness to in- lulge himself iri modest efforts' to do ;ood. But the'man who comes on the stage and announces himself as a champion of goodness, first and last, s likely to lose his chance of a able .hearing. "His talk is dubbed 'Sunday-school tt nnrtt that the aver- age man believes that goodness does not succeed. ;'To tie practical is to be not 'righteous Of course has' bis conventional standards, nnd .there are things he will not do. But the'mlssionary, the Sunday-school teacher and the parson are -types which he does not love and admire. He thinks they ahe not masculine types.' Yet he will not deny that certain of tho -professedly good men have made good. He acknowledges the PA ICKED UP IN ASSING FOB THE UOrV Perth County council aa increase to Ntchol. It la announced that the G.W.V.A.; convention at I'eterboro wilt start on March 17 instead ot the 10th. Londou will petition the legisla- ture to have election date changed from Jan. 1 to Dec. 1. Wellington council spent ou construction, maintenance and re- pairs county rnads during The dead body ol Thomas Bond, Woodstock, was found hangins from a beam In a shack behind the brick kiln. Samuel Barren, o! Chatham, was found dead on the roof ot Ms house, where ho hnd beeii cleaning off the snow. Brig.-Gen. B. A. Helmer. C.M.G., Director-General of Musketry, died at Ottawa of pneumonia, aged about 65 years. St! Thomas has decided to cancel all licenses. Issued to candy stores illovring them to remain open on unday. Col. Fred Guest, at ono time Mayor 3f St. Thomas, Las accepted tlio Ion of medical health officer of Sas- katchewan. AS'm, Nemo, newly elected trustee of Byron, uiay bo unseated because, lis property is only assessed at J750 nstcad ot Mrs. Thomas Linton, Strotford, wife of the treasurer of Logan Township died at Mitchell while on a visit to ler brother. Hotel Dieu, Windsor, is so full o nfiuenza and pneumonia patients .hat the management announces tha no more can be accommodated. Kent and Essex county, council: urge upon Premier Drury the mportance of two provincial high' ways through Uiat part of the pro vluee. Major Keteneson; of Belle ville, was found dead in a refriger ator car at Graftpn Saturday mom herolam of David Livingstone and Cardinal Merclcr. He regards. 'them as. truly saintly, and reverences them as having been too good for tbla world. He does not consider them as men of-his own kind at all. lie apotheosizes them. And thus ho loses what influence on his behaviour the! tnle'ot hare exerted. He does 'no imitate them, for he thinks they an above bis imitation. Now, this clerical and eccleslBatica championship of the co-operative movements is an endeavor to furthe goodness among men. It is likcl> that it will fail of Its end to soim extent because of the prejudiC' 'against the churches. The average man will suspect that cooperation i not really clever, not likely to BUCCOCC In accomplishing anything economic ally worth while, or the churche would not have taken it up. He wil bo less apt to lifiMn to Invitation lo join a co-operatlvo noclely, and wil harden himself In conviction o the ineptitude of good men. Yet tbo QTeragr man, with his ador- ation of cleverness, might shaken in his self-confidence. Ho lias had his way in business and govern- ment for a century, and lha world has fallen Into a desperate condition. Distraction, misery, mutual suspicion, wanton luxury, Industrial strife nnd revolutionary plots cover the face of the civilized earth. Tha devotion and aarrHJCD of the war has given place lo-a. wildness ot and thought such .as alarm and dismay us; The nations seem to be splitting .into classes, each of which roars on the others, clamoring for privileges of wh.'ch It claims it has been ;bed. N'ono Iblnks of .his neighbor's good, The ulbst; unselfish, whose .readiness martyrdom -mine fan doubt, are proclaiming flamin E. W. Tomlihsoni 75, Residcn For 15 Years Passed Away Thursday Our Own CorreEWJndeat) J1AGRATH, Feb. came on Thursday taking one of Magrath'i hes known and well respectft-j citizens, E W. Tomlinson, who has for the pas 15 years resided here. He was years of a'ge and had only. been 11 one flay, so his death came as a shock to all concerned. Mr.'Tomlin sou's wife died some 7 years II leaves a family and a large circle o friends to mourn his loss. His daugh ters, Mrs. McConnell and Mrs. Hal and a son James reside here and t'.vi sons in Utah. Funeral arrangement will be made on receipt ot word from them. Mrs. Lioyd and son Maurice return- cd this week after an extended visit to England. Mrs. Amos Peterson of .Woolford is visiting in Magrath. ing. probably, Iho result of overex- ert km. The Moiilfeil '.Memorial Work- jiorajsncst employ- uent for returned soldiers physically disabled was opened. Chas. Kvans engineer, of N'ew predicts that a brldie will conuect and Detroit iftthia en years, and Windsor's population will bo about 2M.WW. Two more- at (iuelph have uccambeil to pneumonia, Kathryn M. Sinclair, of Ilellcvllle, veV and 11th St. Rev. Ctitt. e. Pii'.or Mr. CUM Hugivw, L.A.B., Object! 6n the place, of .music- In worship. lover of music, old and young, ought to Mr. Grossmith: u ilnl me, THE UNITED ChURCtf OF NORTH 1 LETHBRIDGE SALVATION ARMY. Adjutant and Mrs. Johnitone, C.O. usual Saturday. night service. a.m., 3 p.m., 7.30 p.m. CHRISTIAN MEN'S LEAGUE (UMPErtOMINATIONAL) Y. M.'C. A. Auditorium. Sunday, Feb. 8th, at 3 p.m. sharp. Speaker: Mr. a IL J. Forster. Organization." This is the League's reorganization meeting. Come, men, and brinj your men friends. Good Silver collection. CHRISTIAN CHURCH Oliver L. Curtli, Pastor Car. Avc. and St 8. Bible School at 10.30. 11.30. Subject: "Each One to Hit Work." Evening, Christian Endeavor at 6.45. 'Miss Walker; leader. Preaching at 7.30: Baptisms of New Testament: (1) Baptism'Of John. Baptism of JIvij (3) Baptism Great Com mifislon. i (4) Baptism of Fire. KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Corner 4th Avt. and Wh A. H. Denoon.. Minister. E. F.'Liyton, organltt and chair leader 10.CO a.m.: Sabhaih School, ll'a'.m.: Kindergarten and Besmnerj 11'ajn.: Morniug Service.'J IMS. Big Slaters: 3-p.m.: Big Brothers: 4 Chinese Class. 7.30 Service. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. E. J. Hodsinar 1271 Rth A.ve. N; Phorw 1659 Choir Leader, Mra. F. 10 a.m.: Junior choir practice. 10 a.m., Boys' DepL of tho Sunday School In the Halt 11 a.m.: Sacrament of tho Lord's Sup- per and Reception Service. 2 o'clock, Beginners and Primary do- partme'nts of the Sunday School in the Hall. 2 o'clock, Girls' Kept, of tKe Sunday School in tho 3.15: Adult Dept. of the S.'s. in the Chureh. 7.1G: Song Service. 7.30: Laymen will speak on Forivanl Movement Third Ave. and Ninth St. Rev. F. W. Dafoe B.A., Paitor Mr. W. E. Martin, Director of Choir. Services at H a.m. Subject: "The Stewardship of Money." Sunday School aud Hiblo Class at 12.1S. Evening Service at 7.30. Subject: "Three Reasons Why You Should Become a Christian." Song Service. 7.10. We will learn two new songs Sunday evening. They are the finest tlm't can bo procured ana will ring In your car nil the week. Come and sing. ASSOCIATED BjBLE S Dominion MhJ siiirt S; Sundays, 3100 p.nl.: ftible "Study.; tlmony ist'etmg. All Welcome. No Collection, CHRISTIAN-SCIENCE SOCIETY HUH >lcck, 7th Street' Sunday Service at 11 Subject: "Spirit" uUnda> SLnnoi lu jt m Testimony Meeting Wed at S p m Reading Boom open- daily- from 3 to 5 p jn. PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY 205 13th Street North W. E. MeAIijter, Patior .Sunday.Morning Worship, 11 o'clock. Sunday. Service. p.hv ,1 1 he week': Tuesday and Thurs- day at 8 A cordial invitation to all of-these services is. extended'to tiro public. NOTICE Ministers are reminded that church notices should be hann- ed in before sis o'clock Friday ..ens'ii'ra Inserlloh. as !hls uagb goes to press early Sat urday morning Greatest Record Ever Made in Life T STATEMENT, FOR THE YEAR EtoED DECEMBER. 31, 1919, .PF'THE METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE CO; (INCORPORATED BY THE STATE OF NEW :'The Company of the People, b y the People, for the People." 'ASSETS. Ilouils and Stocks Ilonds and Heal Estate Cash.............................................. Loans to I'rcmiunis, deferred and in course of collection Accrued Interest, Rents, etc........................ LIABILITIES. Dividends Apportioned, payable- On Industrial Policies............... On Ordinary Policies................ Reinsurance Fund An other surplus J6.398, 885.36 5S PAID-FOR INSURANCE, ISSUED, INCREASED AND REVIVED IN 1919, (Largest Amount Ever Written b'y Any Company In'the World) Ordinary, InduVtr'l al, Qroup, Insurance in Force, (A Gain of Over 914 Milliow) (Larger than that of any Company, in the World) ;i Ordinary, f lilcutnq III. 1919 Gain uvc'r Increase AsE6U.durlnr; 1918 Surplus In IJtJv. Xo. of I'nllckrt.in rirco December 31, Id 19 (More than that of. any btltcr company In Amorlii.i itiid more titan that of al! others combined, less one.) (liiin in oiiUlanilitig I'olloies for tlio Year___ (lain In outstanding Insurance fcr the year N'limlier of J'ollcy Claims paid In 1919 2S9.I25 (Avrraglng'-ouc- policy paid for every 30 seconds of business day ot 8 Amount paid lo I'ollcy-holrlers In 1319 (Payments to nollcy-hoMers averaged J505.33 a min- ute tit each business day of S hours.) 130NUSKK, AND CONCESSIONS TO KvINDUSTRlAl, POLICY-HOLDERS lioniises paid or .credited during 'the. years Inclusive, over ami above liny obligations express- Cd or. Imlillecr-In tho Company's iiolicles '....___ Dlvtdenils paid or credited during tbe years 19HM919 Inclusive. iiIiiH Rniount apportioned (or 1920 ArliliUonnrcost of Concessions In reserve Hnbility'1891- 1919 inclusive................................... The Dally Average of tbe business during 554 per day in Number of Claims-Paid.-', per day In.Niinibci'bf Pojioics Issued and UeVivcd. per day In Nfiw Insurance iBsueil, Itcviveil and Increased li.er day In I-'aVriionfs to' I'o liny-hold era and addition "to Hoscrvc. per day. In In'weaso of Assets. GROWTH IN TEN-YEAR PERIODS. for the at End of Knd of of Policies id Force at End of Yen Dec. 31, 1S89 1S99 W09 1.45 ?8, 1399 1 51. 1509 1919 nns ra.es 1005 I 1S95 I IJiOfl 1919 j Outstanding Insurance at Bnrlif Year Year 1399 ;