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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR fHE LETIIBRIDGft DAILY HERALD SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 16, 11H� Eetbbttbje Detail DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY. LIMITED ' 523 fcth Street South. Lethbrld� W. A. Buchanan President ana Managing Director {John Torrance * - Business Manager Business Editorial TELEPHONES Office .............. 1252 Office .............* 1224 friend? that made stioh a stop impos- 1 slble. His philosophy of life was Ik-- ; lief in man, He believed that popular Calvinism wn$ the devH'n lie. Tito : vh their mettle to the enemy. During rhe pasr few days they have raided onymy trenches and have beaten off enemy attacks, #nd have undergone severe enemy bombardment, returning: it with their own artillery. There seems to be no doubt now that i Germany considers herself quite at liberty to continue the invasion of Rue-sia and will do so with Petrograd us' the objective. or committing suicide." titer brothers, said Major Grant, ho j seemed to love the rough-necks** } L moat. Never a man came nearer to t realization of tho brotherhood of man. . Of Hankey's writing Major Grant ; quoted St. Leo Strachey's judgment of ; the wonderful passage where Hankey describes the supremo moment to the soldier when ho goes "over the top"; , "At last we 'get off ' Wo were con- j fronted with; dearth, danger and death, j Arid then they came to their own. . - . And when at last they laid their Ihvs i at tho feet of the Good Shepherd, what ' could they do but smile?" Of this pas- . sage the editor of the Spectator said: ''With all sincerity a communder of. , today might parody Wolfe and declare ; that he would rather have written fh; Ontario, is dead. Frank Carroll, president of the Quo-bee Telegraph Printing Co., has been appointed to the. Quebec legislative council as successor of the late Hon. Kiehard Turner. Since the war began there 1ms boon a decrease of 114.505.000 In the number of meat-producing animals in the world, including 2S,OSO,000 cattle. r> I.-000.000 sheep and o2,425.000 hogs. Twelve new Victoria Crosses are announced. The names include Limit. Hugh Mackenzie, late of the Canadian machine guns, who was killed in October, and who originally enlisted in Ottawa with the Princess Pats in 1014 as a private. His mother lives in Quebec. � - An inventor who lias attracted considerable attention claims to have found a way to drive a battleship without fuel. Hut what the average house-Holder would like to see is an invention that can be harnessed up to the furnace in his cellar to enable it to be operated in this way. j "The death of Donald Hankey," said Major Grant, "'was worthy of his life. Death found him at his post. In the grey dawn of au October morning lie knelt down for a moment in siteut ; praver with his eompanv, and told them thev were about to go 'over the \ a fart * the equipment of a certain I As a, . , , : automobde, the current for heating � their top.' He said: ^ 'Now boys: If wounded. Blighty; if killed, the Restirrec- �I tion.' Epigrams and patlioa in a sentence-a human compound of slang Chas. F\ Archer, Kaslo school teacher will join the flying corps. Mrs. B. W. Bellamy is president of the Medicine Hat local coimcil of women. Cadet Prank K. Fisher, formerly teller in the Hank of Toronto at Petrolea, was killed at a Toronto training camp. George S. Adams, a recent arrival from Revelstoke. IU"\. died suddenly; on a Vancouver street car while on � his way to the theatre with a woman friend with whom he had just dined, . The London Daily Sketch says that I Prince Christopher of Greece has mar-! ried Mrs. W\ M. Leeds, a wealthy widow of tho I'nited States, who is j visiting in Switzerland. J. \\\ Fleming, clerk of the Muni-' toba legislature, and ex-mayor of j Brandon, will be the first chairman of tho civil service commission for tho' province ut a salary of $6,000 a year. A pungent thought uttered by Henry Ward Beecher finds its way into a contemporary trade magazine: "I'd rather have a man feel sorry for his sins after hearing one of my sermons than to have him tell me what a fine sermon it was.'* been hailed out or whoso crop has boon killed by drought during the present year. Tho governmont will arrange lo authorise- these mumclpuli* tles or districta at Homo chartered bank to obtain the money at reasonable rates, tho municipality or local improvement district to roceivo the applications for seed grain, to distribute the grain, take notes for it. and make the collections when duo. ARE HONORED Sheffield, ICnglnnd, Fob. .ir>.-Honorary degrees of doctor of law were conferred at the UnWorsity of Sheffield on Walter 1 lines Pago, Pnul Cambon and tho Marquis Ougliuluio (mpc.vuUi, respectively ambassador of iho United States, franco, and Italy to Groat Britain. SATISFIED TU8CANIA WAS TORPfiDCEf London, Fob. 14.-Thomas j Jng firm of retail grocers has underpays that electrically heated gloves are j taken to make the initial experiment. As an inducement to shoppers to carry own goods, an average redue-{ the gloves being obtained from the i tion in prices of 7 per cent has been CONSIDERED A MARVELLOUS MACHINE lighting system of the car. Furthermore, "In the aviation service of some of the allied forces electric heating made. Hon. Chas, Stewart, premier of Al- \ The new Ford tractor which 1 the firsL.he saw that his job was more Liie i than to keep order: his job was to government has purchased for ,ale to . ]ead_ A frieml sal(1 of h,m. ,with aU his love of humanity lie was not de- for all the clothing has already been ! berta, in an interview at Toronto, said and the Bible, which Lincoln might ; adopted," The aviator will thus be en- he was of the opinion that the plan of abled to attain higher altitudes with- the Dominion government to settle ve-out inconvenience from the extreme I turned soldiers on the land should be have said, and been proud of. From cold of the upper air currents. the fanners at cost plus freight is the judgment of J. D. McGregor. in of Brandon, one of the greatest agri-cultural tools that has ever been in- ! moctratie. he was rather the justification of aristocracy; When I think � To put it briefly each one of the tractors was the work ordinarily done by a four horse team. These little tractors burn coal oil, are built are extended, in so far as it affects the western provinces, to provide for some means whereby unoccupied lands held by speculators should be thrown open for returning veterans. To accommo date our in- creasing business we nave moved to a larger store at 418 5th St. SM where we are showing a fine line of h mi A curious side-light on German standards of probity is found in a report of the case of Lieut. Spiudler, who commanded the German ship bibau. j - which landed Casement in Ireland and i The countless numbers of heroic was captured. Spindler gave up �\! sacrifices made by British mothers when taken prisoner, saying it was all j have been far eclipsed by Mrs. Beecn-he> hail. "When his captor asked, 'Ou ; ey, widow of the Rev. P. \V. T. your honor?' Spindler replied. 'No. i Beechey, late vicar of Priesthorpe, Lincolnshire, who has given eight sons to serve their country, five of whom have been slain. Three have been killed on the western front, another died at Roueu. while the fifth, Charles no more.*" A search revealed �1 �5 notes concealed in his clothing. The Attorney-General asked him: "Do you think in the circumstances you were entitled to give au untruthful answer';'' bieut. Spindler replied: "There may be Reeve Beechey of the Royal Fusiliers, different points of view-the point of. who was a master at Stamford Gram-view of an English officer, the point of i mar school, has expired from wounds We are custom tailors and can guarantee perfect satisfaction in fit and workmanship. If You Would Like Last Year's Garments Renewed Please remember we are expert steam and French Dry Cleaners. Major Grant's appreciation of Donald Hankey will be valued by the ad-mirers created by the reading of h>s letters. Probably we would not havo of excellent material and j known Kankev Uad lt nol neon for lhe quite as easy of operation as a, war He is gone but he has left DG_ view of a German officer.'' Volumes could speak no more. The generosity with which Englishmen treat even un* Ford car. It was on condition that we put them out in the same way these cars are being sold to Canada food board at cost, Mr. McGregor said women will be able to operate them With ease. The whole object of the hind impressions and thoughts and character that will survive the years. And so with Brooke and McCrae. and many others. received in East Africa. The "Railway Age" says that a great principled enemies is indicated by the! deal of delay in freight carrying is due decision in the above case. The prize � to carelessly loaded cars. In shipping court adjudged Lieut. Spindler*s con- j lumber, for inatance, the load, in a cealed money forfeit to the crown. In large number of cases, slides "over the magnanimously granted him, however, top" and gets disarranged at the end out of it, a full month's pay-�2G.jof an open car during the process of The court returned in full to two other! shunting. "In the month of May alone officers of the bibau the money which ! the cost of transferring and reshaping they had surrendered, as they had ] loads in lumber at Memphis amounted truthfully stated the amount they po's- Ub $39,308." Bujkhoading the ends of sessed. [the cars us the remedy suggested. I 418 Fifth Street South Phone 444 se i , Hair Fnion government done yoa Canada, food board in securing the tractors is increased production in 1D1S and a large amount of breaking ready for 1919. The tractor burns either * or gasoline. It 13 designed as a two-plow machine. A fuel consumption of S1/" gallons of kerosene per acre is regarded as a fair average. It is claimed for the tractor that it can plow an average of eight acres in 10 hours. The plowing speed is given as 2% miles per hour. Conditions of sale will be for cash anv harm, Mr. Producer": Sometimes a new baby anchors a man at home for a time. Sometimes the kerosene ; fjrst squall starts him for the safe harbor of the club.-Vancouver Sun. 4 The Sun man must be talking from experience. I f (Ci)NrivuKn rntixi Front Page* Sir Cecil Spring-Rice was a faithful servant of Britain, and Britain's in- t method of classing wool. The old ' sysrem of grading, he said, was obsol-1 ete although Boston, the American ! wool centre still sticks to it. But in terests. He did much to maintain the | the countries of the world where the j friendly relations between Britain and | wool business has reached a high state the United States during the early j of advancement wool is "classed'* and only. The' scheme of distribution still i period of the war. While Von Bern- i rl3e "spinning counts" are the basis. ,___. + . , . . , , , , , . , i These counts are the same the world remains to De worked out in detail.; slorff piotted and intrigued, Britain s j over and are base(l on lhft mimber or In all probability, however, orders j ambassador upheld the high reputation j hanks of spun wool to the pound. 1 there being a greater number of hanks will be placed through provincial departments of agriculture. oi the country he represented. True, though they are , wUh another lfl in Winnipeg was handling the transfer, aud the fees had already risen to $700. U this statement is correct these lawyers PRODUCTS OF THE WAR The war has revealed home great characters-and the pity of it is the war . has taken many of the best of them as its victims. dead, they leave monuments behind them. Rupert Brooke is gone, but his verse will live forever. John McCrae, the Canadian officer, rests in a grave in Flanders, but his little poem "In Flanders Fields" will not die. Then there was Donald Hankey "The Student in Arms." His letters from the j scene of war were remarkable for ' their high and noble thoughts. To those of us, who have read Hankey's books, ix sketch of his career by Major YY. L. Grant, the new principal of Upper Canada College, Toronto, is most inspiring. Hankey was all that his letters revealed. Major Grant knew him intimately. Major Grant told of the school days Of Hankey," at Rugby, and afu-rward 'i ly GflulPPefl" at Oxford. Hankey entered the Woolwich Koyai Military Academy straight from Rugby before he was seventeen. His experiences there were unfortunate and uncongenial. Major Grant (luotcd Hankey's own record: "Oh, iho misery of those terms at Woolwich*. I hated the work, the drill, the. gym, and even the riding school. \ hated the officers, and, above all. I hated the spirit of the ph At the Saskatchewan Grain Growers' convention it was alleged that a young farmer in the Luseland district who was killed at the front willed two quarter sections to his brothers free of all encumbrances. A lawyer working in the case of fine wool of course. (There are always three classes of wool on the same sheep, the greatest number of spinning counts being found in the wool on the shoulders, the next on the hack and the least number on the brltch. There are never more than j three counts. j ' Should Not Cross Breed Mr. Hitch then proceeded to deal with the question of systematic crossbreeding of range sheep. He warned j the mixed farmer that he should .not Corriedale, which was a story of more than absorbing interest, woven round the life of the Scotch shepherd of the ranch of Dr. Gibson iu New Zealand. Tho doctor's ranch was called Corriedale. It took years and years to produce the fixed type of crossbred which is found in the Corriedale, which is composed of half Merino on the ewe side, a little more than a quarter Lincoln and the rest English Lie-center. These rams can be secured from the Corriedale association of Wyoming, who Mr. Ritch said, would give the flo worth going a long way to see. f PRESBYTERIAN 10 SUPPLY SEED GRAIN 10 UNFORTUNATE ONES 30 cross-breed. He soouid get the full-should lose their gowns and a cam-  blooded sheep'and .Hick to the one j ._ - , . ___, ,.i,,,i i u� " i breed. But for the range two main paign for law reform should be tin- . poi]]ts are dBsircdi the hest woo, pt0, dertaken. Of course, in this case, the J duction with the best mutton quali- Municipalities To Be Empower ed to Supply Seed to Those Hailed Out Knox Church Corner 4th Ave. and 8th Street S. Rev. Capt. A. H. Denoon, Pastor Rev. YV. F. Burns* Acting Paator. Regular rervices :it jl a.m. and V p.m. 10 a.m.: Boys Department. 12.30 a.m. Big Sisters* Bible Class. 2.30 p.m.: Big Brothers* Bible Class. 1.00 p.m.: Other Departments of Sun day School 4 p.m.: Chinese Class. METHODIST offenders may be derelicts of the pro-j fessien, There are weak brothers iu � every profession. Anyway the matter should be cleared up and the legal organizations should be as anxious as any other to clear it up. ANGLICAN There has been a good deal of the i blues across the line over war administration. Attacks of all kinds have been made. Soldiers not proper-shortage of transports ' and so forth, have created dismay. Life, that cheerful weekly, brings cheer to the pessimists. In a recent article it said: The best cure for discouragement w visible accomplishment. If you lot your mind dwell all the time on mumps, measles, chicken-pox, hivus, German measles, colic, diphtheria, infantile paralysis and scarlet-fever, you will soon admit, that it is impossible to raise a child. Hut let someone exhibit a family that has grown up, and Hankey went down to th* slums j your conviction goes to grass. Our of Bermondsey and made the best . of friends of Bill and Jim. Mis . -r *~. army in France and in the trainin camps and our navy on the seas are the best physic for the gloom of the mind looked toward the church, but j downcast. there Was ' 'some': unreality in his1 That's a good remedy for all kinds clerical environment and clerical of troubled minds. ties. By means of charts he showed how by crossing a merino ewe with a full-blood long-wooled ram the half I breed is secured with very good wool j qualities. Using a thoroughbred long-\ wooied ram again with the half breed ! ewes a thr^e-quarter breed is secured. Culling out the poorest ewes, the re-\ mainder of this Hock should be kept, ! but these ewes should not be used -with a long-wooled ram.agaln. .A. merino rain should be use dand the cross i will- bring a 'come back", which is a ; little better than a half-breed. The ewes of this cross shoultf then be used with a merino ram again," and" a "fine I conuj back" will be secured. To,go further with the cros3-breeding tiding .either long-wooled or Merino ranis would be suicide. .. The best thing to do is to stop right there, and by having different band* at the different Mage* of cross breeding a shepherd can have his bands coming up to th * a ,> o at 11 a.m. Baptlam-4th Sundays at 4 p.: BELIEVED KILLED Christian Church London, Feb. 15.--According to information received in London from Palestine, a son of Murad. Sultan of Turkey for a brief ryigii in 1870, visited Jerusalem iast July and was received with ro>;al honors, but alter going subsequently to the BeeTBheba front was never heard of again. According to Austrian officers, he was kilU.'d by a Turkish bullet. No offiejal announcement has been issued concerning his death. v ? ? ? ? A I ? ? Cor. 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Oliver L. Curtis, Pastor Connaught Mansiort3 Biblo School at 10.30. Come and come SeatB prce early. J ' At the Chrlstion** Church Sunday morning, Mrs. McKinney, M.L.A., of riaresholm, will occupy the pulpit. Mr. Simpson, member of the Chris-t.ion church, will be in town iu connection with the services Sunday. Public Cordially Invited ; Wednesday*: � p.m., flfbls Class. (Sundays at 10 a.m. to commemorate the Lord's Death, and at--7.30 p;m. to proclaim the glad tidings of the Kingdom of God.* " " ' * [Subject: "Modern Christianity in Faith, 1 and Practice Coritrastecl With'God's ��' Book." ... Jo C�(lectian CHRISTIAN SCIENCE *% > c> /!� Find." Sunday evening service: Mrs. Mc Kinney, Al.P-.F., Claresholm, will upeak. We welcome you to this church fo � what you are and for what you need; for what you can bring ant! for what, you can take away; tha your presence may fce inspiring, you criticisms intelligent, and your soui uplifted.  CHAS. BAKKR, Pastor. ^PENTECOSTAL PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY S. O. E. Hall, next Y.. M. C. A. Rev. C. M. Neve, Pastor Res. 357 16th St. N. Sunday, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, S p.m. Prayer Service, lull 3rd Ave. N., Sat urday, 8 p.m. ASSOCIATED 1ble student: r j Room 12 Stafford Bfpck, Fifth St. Sunday, 7.30 p.m., Jlible Study. "Wednesday, 8 p.m. Bible Study, ot "The Atonement Between God ani Man," followed by prayer and tcati  mony meeting. Alt welcome no collection ;