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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1918 THE tWHBRIDGE DAlt.Y HERALD PAGE SEVEN F Thnnks Home People For Gifta -Bailding Brisk in Cham> plon (From Our,'V)wn CorraiDonilem* Cliamplon, Ftb.l4-Tho local Wooil' man IvOdge,' Nb. 15833, met In Holl-day'i hall Wedneiday ovenlne, Feb. 6th. The principal bustneaa waa Iho election and installation of officers for the ensuinit year. The followlne were �lected: V.C., \V. R. Scott; W.A, Q. T. Stoddard; B.X.B.. John Millar; 'P.C., Mr. Maynarrt; Clerk, A, 8. Roberts; escort, M. B. OhamberlBln; watchman, Altred M^tloclc; sentry, ' Ij. Hollender; trustees, A. Foreuaon and Mr. Maynard. An item which nffectod tho whole 1 lodge was the reslRnatlon of Noll Mc-: liMd. Mr. McLeod for tho pant Movcn I yoara has been the back bono of the 'Champton lodge. Women's Institute The last meeting of the In.itltutn i was held In the rest rooms Wodnoaday 1 nfternoon, Feb. 6tb. Mrs. A. T. Joyltng president In charge. Alter tho pro-llmlnary exercises Mrs. h. M. Orovos. Champion, gave an Instructive helpful paper on "Truth." ETangellst Barton opens hll nev-I vices here Friday when his topic will be Tho Mysterious Finger. The lAdies' AW met in the church last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Hard-osty president In charge. The ladlo.'^ i during the afternoon completed two ' quilts. After such a strenuous time refreshments w'ere served by Mrs. Geo. Orr. Bulldlnfl Activity Contractor C. Jlock Informs your correspondent that Champion from :i building standpolpt promises to be tliu busiest -town along tho line between Calgary and Edmonton. Already three buildings are under construction. Mrs. C. VTrlght and family have lust moved Into their now residence on the sub-dlvlslon. The Champion orchestra futfllled an engagement In Nobleford Thursday evening. The boys evidently produded the goods as they are Invited back again for next Wednesday evofilng. Nurse Ouyton has gone to her home in Ballantyne for tho month of February. She expects to be back In Champion by the lat of March.  Mr. Pearce our local tailor and band leader has returned from his- extend-d visit to Vancouver. Mr. and Mrs. Perking and daughter have gone back to their Iiomnatead 50 mllos northwest of I^acombe. Tlie interest In the local union Sun-, day school Is atlll growing.' The at-, tendance last Sunday was 71. The ''� Blues Intend to aurprjsc ibeltpds next Sunday' WIlM a"' large force , of new pupils. Miss Bullock and Mra. Rev. Haddon have been chosen as local delegates to attend the S.S. convention to he held In Calgary, April 2nd. Red Crosa Notes The Red Cross work meeting was ALL GUN LOVE "SyilUP0FBG8"Fl)ll Ue AND BOWELS Give It When Feverish, Cross, Billouib For Bad Breath or Sour Stomach. After Being Ildievwl of Or* guielrouMebrLydiaE. Or*eon, 111.-" I took Lydlk B. Pink', bam'a Vegetable CompdUitd for ui ot-' gaaic tnablo which pulled ino dawn un-Ul I could not put my could �dureoli' do my work, uld u I live on B tmM farm and rsfia uis hundred chiekeH OTory year It made it vaiy hard forme. "I law tho Com-ponad adrartiiad in our paper, and triad it It'haa rtitored my health ao I can do all flay work and I am ao eratefut that I am neomaiflBd* inK it to my frienda."-Mn. D. M. Alteks, R. R. 4, Oregon. lU. Only womeii whohave raffatad the tortures of such troublea and hava dragged along from day to day can raallia the relie? which tliia fammis root Md herb remedy, LydiaE. Piokbaia'aVagetable Compound, brought to Mra. Alton.  Women everywhere in lira. Altera' condition ahould praflt by her reeom* mendation, and if there art any eoro- Slications write Lydia E. Pinkham'a redleineCo., Lynn, Maaa., foradTice, The raaalt of their 40 yaara experieaea is at your service. I.O.D.E. , Look at the tongue Mother! It coated. It la a sure sign that your little one'e stomach, liVor and bowels need a gentle, thbrough cleansing at once. ' Wh(^ peoTiah, cross, listleaa, pale,' doesn't Bleep, doesn't eat or act aat-' urally, or'la feverish, stomach sour, ' breath bad; has stomach ache, sore throat, diarrhoea, full ot cold, g^ve a teaspoonftil of ,':Oaiifomia Syrup of Fige," and in a few houra all the foul, constipated tiraste, undigested food and aour bUe gently .movea out of.lta little bbwelil! without griping,, and you have a welt playful child'again. You' needn't boas alok children to take thia harmleaa "fruit laiative": they love its deUoloua taste, and It al-ways makeli them feel splesdld.: Aak;'your druggist for a 60-cent bottle,df"Calltornla Syrup of Figs," which has directions for babies, children ot all ogea and. for grown-ups plainly on 'the bottle. Beware of count-ertetta aold here. vTo be sure you get tlie genuine, ask to see that It Is made by "California Fig Syrup CompanyRefuse any other kind with contempt.-AdTortlaomen t. hold at tho home of Mrs. Bradtleld's, Friday atlernoon. The following ladles were present: Mrs'. J. Harper, Mrs. Field. Mrs. Hardtsty, Mrs. Hed-doii, Mrs. .\tanhordt. Miss Drown, Mrs. Goo. Orr, Mra. H. M, Durkee, Mrs. Shaw, Mrs. Oollarhldo, Mrs.' Watson, Mrs, Cook, Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. L. J. Adams. Sowing and i knitting was the order of tho day. The next meeting will be held at the home ot the president, Mrs. J. I-Iarper, on Friday afternoon, Feb. 15. The local branch is still In need at two or three sewing machlnoa. Mrs. A. J. JopUng, secretary ot the Red Cross Is on the sick list thia week. From Former Pastor The foUqwlng letter la from a former Champion paator, Pte. J. Oliver: France, Jan. 14, 1918.-"Two days ago it was my privilege to receive a letter and parcel forwarded by the Union S.S. Champion. Words fall to express how much I appreciate your thoughtfulnesB - and kindness In remembering mo In such a practical way, and it you could have only seen the Joy and cheer It brought Into the Uvea ot my comrades and I, you would have felt that yoiir labor had not been In vain. 'When ever I think of the happy tiniea I spent at Champion and the many kindnesses received from Its people the words of St. Paul to' the church at Phlllipi flash into my mind^ "Itjinnk my God fpr every remembrance ol you.'' For you and, all those associated with you In the. church work, 1 wish the best that God can give, and may the year 1918 be a glorious one in the history of tho Champion church.. My duties In tl^e battalion are thoae ot stretcher bearer, and many a time In the fulfillment ot thoae duties God has wonderfully protected mo, and I'have felt that by my side there stood the "Big Comrade" Jesus Christ. Kindly remember me to all the church congregations-- all were bo kind to me and tell them that there is a soldier boy "Somewhere in France," who often remembers them at the throne of grace. Yours sincerely, PTE. JACK OLIVBR. Mnoleod, Feb. 14.-The Ft. Macleod chapter of tho T.O.D.R has a splendid record to Its credit, as will bo shown by the annual report, Including Hed Crosa work. A total of $7890.65 was raised during the yoar for all purposes. The report says; Special mention .should bo made of the celebration a.t tho Blood lndlai\ reserve In July, when In spite or trying conditions the splendid auin ot lilOO.OO was cleared. S Red Cross Work At tho special meeting In September a whirlwind campaign of Macleod and district was organized to obtain money for Christmas gifts for overseas, $705.30 being the result. From this 100 stockings, wore tilled and 2G2 boxes sent to men from Alacleod and district who are serving their country In Englanil and France. Again this yoar the members have specialized on Red Cross Vvork and while the cost of supplies Is rapidly mounting, thanks to $7513.38 having been raised for Red Cross purposes tho work la able to continue and 13,-383 articles have been shipped to the Alberta branch ot the Canadian Red Cross. SPRING COULEE CFcom Our Own '''"iioaponURnt) Spriitg Coulee, I'nb. 14.-After the high Wind ot Saturday night we are again peacefully nuif't. Last evening Mr. Ilarlan, accond son otMrs, C. v.. TUompson arrived from California with Ms pretty little bride, and is now (lomlcllpd at Uin '"TX" ranch. Last evening'Mrs. Chna. Kolley K^ye a,dinner In their honor to all relatives roaldlng in and about Spring Coulee. Tho" play entitled: "Tho olopmcnt of BUcn" la all cast wlUi the exception ot ono character. U'o do hope some one ellglbIe''Wlll wmn forward during Lent, that the piny iniiy he put on Immediately'alter Kusier. The characters are: nichard Ford, a devoted young hu.ibund, Mr. Ul.s-vold. Molly his wifo, Mra. Orrock. Robt. Shepard, Molly's brother, Alax Ton Eych, a chum ot Roberta, Mr. Ralph Thompson. Dorothy Mark, engaged to Mae, a guest of Mra. li'ord'a, MIfcs parks. June llavRrhlll, AVellesley, who Is doing some apcclal Investigation tor econlmlcs nnnraes during the summer. Miss Sang. John Hume, rector of St. Agnes, Mr. Uoyd Walter. Place: Pleasant Hill, n suburb ot New York City during the summer ot 1905. Those taking part ate in Mra. Or-rock's charge during Lent and us soon as they have memorized tholr parts win begin rehearsing. Last Sunday's aervlcea were well attended as usual of lato. Mr. and Mrs. Jeaa Sherman were In Spring Coulee yesterday after an absence ot several wenks. Mra. Sherman who is an untiring worker brought In' several palra ot beautifully knitted socltB tor the Red Crosa bag which will ha sent to Lethbrldgo Friday morning after their sewing circle orlte ,ce from last year Expenditure* Annual fee .............$ 20.00 Rent ot depot ............. 275.90 Donations:- Calgary Red Cross ........ 1,400.00 Prisoners of war......... 310.00 Ogden home............ 10.00 Belgian Relief........... 127.35 Y.M.C.A................ 60.60 Frank Con. Home......... 100,00 Can. War Cent. Association.. 100.00 Xmas stocking fund ....... IBO.liO Royal Flying Corps Aid Com.- 140.70 British Red Cross......... 170.'j0 Navy league............. 72.00 St. Dunatan's Home ... ____ 140.00 Halifax Relief...... ... ... 155.U0 $2,934.9,-.! Supplies & running expenses $4,804,'i}4 j Zurich, Fob, IG.-A crowded passenger train from Stanislau to bemberg, Gailcla caught firo last Saturday night I between, Jozupol and Wodnlki. Tho train atpiipetl on a bridge over the Dniester and many panic-stricken paasengera jumped from the cars Into tho river and wore dronnKd. Many others were burned to dea'li imd a large number were Injured. OltawH, Kfl). l,',.--lit;; Majr'.siy. Ilu' King, Inst MiKliI calilcil \/.u]y Spring-! RIko an followii: "Tho QiiDon and 1 iiii! dei^ply griovoil i beyond words to liciir r thn liravy j .sorrow wliloh you have hnoii ^^o mtti- ; (linily called upon to liciir and wc hh-; sure you of our b�;irtf(!lt Hynipiitliy. I and ray country have lost a glttcd and vahmblc servant. (Slgnpil) "(Jcorgp, It. I." Pres. Wilson's Messaae I'rcsldont Wilson wan Informed lor-1 inally ot tho dfatlv i>t tlio latt.- uinbii:!- j sudor. In a telegram from tlin Inikc, of' Dfivonahlre, governor gonenil of Caii-iida. lie aont this reply: "Ilia OrttCR, the Duke of Devoii.''lilrc: .May I not thank you earnustly for tlic courte.^y of your ntflasago liiformlng me of the death ot Sir Cecil J^i^ri�g-Itlco, and b'ig Hint yau will coin-ey to Ijady Spring-lllct! for .Mrs. Wilson and myself our profoundeat sympathy for her on tlio death of herhu.-iband, whom we had como to esteem as u friend and admired as a man, for whose loss w� personally grieve. (Signed- "Woodrow WU.'ion." I.iiidy Sjirlng-Rice has sent the following telegram to Hon, Robert Lans-  iiig, IJnitod States flncl'elary of atato, In reply to the American govornmont'.s expression of sympathy: "PleaBo convey to the president and the admlniatratliin my moat sincere thanks for the kind o.\preaslon of sympathy whicli I shall especially value as comlne from those with whom ha ha'l been so closely uapoclated In public at"-talrs and whoso personal friendship ho MONTREAL ELECTIONS Molitrcy). Pfb. 15.-L. A. LnpolntO, M. v.. mid i!X-ald4>va. �..',', (Frum Our Own Correspondent) Coaldale, Feb. 11.-A deputation from Nanton and surrounding district paid US a visit on Tuesday to Inapect our school plant. Mr. Mitchell, chairman of our school board and Mr.' Morgan, itiapector ot schools' conducted them through the building, and'tb'ey returned favorably Impressed /with what they saw. . u'-; Rev. .1. M. Pawcett, occupied the pulpit of the United church, I^tb-brldge. mornliig and evening, on 'Sdh-day, the aervico hero being conducted by R. J. Gould. Mrs. Baldwin returned recently from points in Weatern Ontario, as ali|o did Mr.s. Haley frojn a visit to tho Stales; Mr. S. Sidles, who was also away on tt visit has returned. The Cnaldnle garage Is going alidad at a fast rate. The frame Is up anil the building euclosod, A larger-gang la at work, taking advantage at'the mild weather to rhsh It to completion; Tho recent cold wove has dajayod tUIngaa little. The machinery w|iloli Is the best U begltihing to arrive and win be inatalled shortly. The garage win be ot large viilue to the travelling public, but most ot all will it benefit the car owners ot tho surrounding dii trlcL ' '/ Tho recent freight embargo Uaa caused a slight interruption in the movement ot hay, but it has started to move again. ' ^ Rev, J, M. Fawcett went to Taber ou Tuesday to attend the district mi^ating of the Methodist otauroh. accompftnied by Rev. and Mr�. Pike of Iron Bp^ngi; They returned on Wedneaday. �j The removal of the duty on trftctors Is welcome news to a good iriany ot the farmers, although a good many ot laat ye&r purchaaerB wi|I (eel that they have been placed at a dig., advantage. Further reductiona in'duty on tarm tnaohlnery will be walcoipa newii, '.I ''"ifi- The 0, S. K. T, Claii were addraitpd on Wednesday night bjr Hev. 8, Pike; on "The Meoning and, Value o( .Education.'' The talk waa verj lotareat-Ing aitd wBB oiiMli appreciated by thfi aMBibera.ot'the.claBB. i Alfred Kramer had the miatortiii^^ to slip on tho ice on Wedne�day, /gnd break hlB leg^whloh will nece^$|titu absence from tichool tor a few wa�}(jpi Children Love It! A wholesome spread for a piece of Bread.' "Crown" Syrup is a pure, delicious Table Syrup-much less expensive than butter. Fine for homemade Qindy. All grocers sell it in 12,5^ 10 and 20 lb. tins and 3 lb. "Perfect Se^l^ Glass Jars. H^ri>e fair/r�e Cop^ fiooA ^ THE CANADA STARCH Gp. LIMITED, MONTREAL. BRAND sraop has all the sweetness of the Golden Corn from which it is made. Try it [ 28 WE HAVE MAHY GOOD VALUilN HARNESS You cannot afford to send away when we can serve you with better values at home. Show your appreciation of our effort* by favoring us with your order*. We carry many other styles of harness andour prices are right AIMW S|i)LERY ra., Ill: m 83 ;