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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE I^HBRIDGE P/ltltiYfc^HEirALb pitfiliVtbje 1>ctalb f !^tb�ridis. Blbcrta :: Iv; UAILV ANP WBKKLV - WNt tlTHBRIDQ^ HKRALD PRINT-, f 'A .. INO COMPANY, LIMITKD �^one of thia land should be aold bf auction. It should be taken over by the govern' ae'nt for the purpose we have men iloned._,. � . ,. I^BOR SEEMS'TO ic OBTAINABLE ' ' kr.'D. A. Sprouie, irith a view" to Mcuriag labor foir aprlng, advertlaed in  tka Spokesman Review, Spokane, tor iM&^OB'-ttaa'farm by maa or-maa aad ^tiv. Slace then he haa been flooded i irlth replies fromipeople who ara aai^ ' 1^ to come here aad worlL ,He has fM^lved>32^appii$atioaB.aad.will be ' Bbjl to help out his neighbon who are: fft^tieed of help.-High River Times. -lis is proof th'at 'It Js possible to in farm, labor if it is gone after in right,way. 7ftC CUSAKPEARANCE PATRONAGE nion government is like unco a' ewjyart^at a. revival meeting; All the" MQple bave their eyes upon ita actioat, iwdy to criticize if it wanders from' ^ straight and narrov\r path putllned It priol', to and during the cam* ' lai^n.. People expect it to't^a ^ot',aB ' otlier'goVemmenta were. '.So^mndi la fxpectod of this new government that ven if ^oes-a treat deal better ^an the old type of govarnmeat it may suffer at the hands of those who aapect^^a'tnat deal more from,it. ' ' i''^^he old type of goverament could mmise and promise, but people ratlier , aveciet maay of the' i^omiser would V aSt he fttttlUed. Towards the Ualoa _^aiirvemqiellt^ the/attitude is different. ''The people expect it to c^arry out eVery ;iniBi)ra. aad> U it falls tbay will damn MJurlag Uift eleotloB campalga vary iaOnite ailkt^rance^waa givea that the fatro&age system had been aboljehed. fWloiriag the electioas criticism waa sed because aome appointmeata 'maae"along the'old patronage The government's election prom-ifl ^ai consequently termed a eamoa 0ave.,.But ibe government haa aban-;^i}ed, patronage. Probably few peo-: )|la rei^liiad^.the fnll meaning of a da-apateh fr�m Ottawa which - appeared the ttrest last week biit that de-: fpateb .metat that 'patronage had a ^abolished. Pending the pass-of an act of Parliament at the com aaision giving permaajiat s^atn(dry it,t0;jthe policy of th^-IJalon gov-leat 'in^regard to the abolition of la'ail civil service ;appoIih->�i, an 'order in cqaiiell baa been r%4l/4en^>ae and:applying the pol-^0ini{li||b the medium of 'temporary 'lUons.''In brief it Is provided Irpm npw on,,every appointment tbp't^qutatde ;�er]|[ice, . including all ' 1 tfftaclalBi .cujitom and eicise ot-i,'-;^paJl)lo w�rkSi*mployees, mea-irVivsorters aad in fact every per-^(Q|ap^-M>e> federal ^lyH aervica, 4|;walK^&U'-temporary^ capaettr, "^'j^fcc^lywith thaj^JDpi^^l ^v^^niBneaiatloB' >of ^the-i?Of�fl}l��Jon,;f::vv'-/!;-^l5ffttoil- cases of posltioaa which may be deemed - wholly or in part profeaaioaal or technical the prerogative ot^thogoyemment, which has liTtherto" obTalaed "udder" the wotjling of the .civil service act,^ to de-. ,tlae the applicatida of theqe terms to 'Indlvidntl appointments, > and make such appointments without; l^raferQaca'td Jthe civil service com-missioa, is now abrogated. Henceforth It shall )ie the duty of the civil aetvice . conimlssion to determine what positions are professional or technical.' This will remove one of the abuses of � the administration o{ the civil aervlce act in regard to the tnsideTservice, since there have"r, have.iottiir Hil "of patronage. It'waa OBOol;the bulwarks of the old A'provincial pokceman at Calgary, has smaUppy �nd .ionaequ^atly people are trying to kdpp out 'of Ifladutches BOW more^fhaa ever. ' ' FOR THE mUSY MAN The Craabrook Co-oi^wiiUve stores are to be wouad up.' II. H. BrenDan. a prorblaent cititea of Ottawa, Is dead. ' The price of soft'coal at Virginian mines, has,been increased forty cents a ton. - Calgary's tax rate will bo oyer 30' mlUe. " � ,\ V The OHdfeUows'.g^and li)dg6 opeas In Edn|nton todayl / ' Matthew Richardson, a pioneer bt Haldimand county,, died at Caledonia,. Calgary Trades and Labor council ItNs � estimated that $300,000,000 IsJ wants a proyiaclal labor departmeat Invested sorts. in Now Jersey: summer re- _ , , ;.,>' , American tailors have now decided to abolish the troujier! cuff to coa-servo cloth. 't Washington has revealed an I. W. W. plot for the wholesale destruction of industries and 3hipp)qg; on the Pacific Coast.  ' The United Slates . now ^48-2.t3?,-..| lion dollarn^ a yeaf.V . at EdffloatOB.' Calgary liOeal Council of Women will petition the Dominion government to make adultery a'crime. Fourteen ships are being built in Pacitio pdrta for"Australia and, with Australian lumbers J' v Control of U.-'Sk, -railroads wlfl cost the UaitcidStjiites almost. a. bll- One of '/the memorable : ereo^ of this year,may.be the Orfiat February Thaw.T-Ham'UtonHeiuld. - - ' Out hfren^e.have ha^ a.Qreat February Thaw and aoi^ -we'are ;en}oxlBg Real Wititef"H%miUon*B. t*ouBle^ is -'^-""'^itefc-aad that It'has'been'yair thaw- ,�-."-�>. � no 554 men .binder arms according to a statement, made by Representative CP. Caldwell.------ -^^y.----- J, Gordon vSteele, Controller-general of Manitoba, is to bo loaaed'-tff~the American army to organise a- baaking system under tho �y.M.C.A.' William J. Harbison. --.-' David T. Bulger, of NakU3p,"the newly appointed Dominion'Fa(r Wage pt-Hcer, was foreman of the C.P.R.* shipyards at Nakuap for>17yfars; -i Kev. ^Malcolm MacArtbur, o( Knox Presbyterian church, Kiaoardlna, ba% received .a call f^om the church at Soarboro'. Fines aggregating $l,0jl'6 frerp imposed in the "Soo Police -Court,_prla' dpally for smuggling liquor from the U.S. J. Dennlson, who eBlisted* at ^Blair-more, Alta.,-over a year-ago, has'returned from overseas and'is nbw sioa officials to store uprwood'tof atet year. - " � Rer.; C. W. ForemaaA-icupsta St. PaulT^Cathedral, Xrf>Bdoa,| whq en-liated.-as a private in tbcf iMrmf Medical Corps some time agp/.hM h^n appointed a chaplain. ' . ' BleyeavHolsteinsvIn Prlace ^w�rd. Island made a rec'ord last'' year ot from 10;173 to 13,883 poupds milk; An Ayrshire In^ the sama - pVorlace yielded 11,258 pounds^ 'of milk' anit a Shorthorn 10,945. ' 'Dr.' W. H. von Loom, - fornforly member ot Cornelj P^culty, wbo> has Just returned'vfrom - HoHaad, avers that the Dutch will b^ forced'to Join Germany to save faemselvet .'ti'o�>' starvation within two montlM* All the avai]abla.meB..uader the first ,classof the; - Milltarytstk ab out caHincmp.-mea-la-other-claas'es. When the|an(*-numberist.aiipealB,in Quabacha^/jMea-lisard/the .totals ',at C|aBff Oaermen in that, proylnce, vfltl ��>��\l�',^��^'�?^�f'. . ' / '" Tb4 ^r'titlt^'thi iiStt W^mpntha mayj^msj^gy^at, demaa^^^ apoa our ^earti.':aBd2^taiB. aai We �bp.Biijt.hj�w�r,,,R^^^ Do: 'J!*i�i�'^^?'$^':^li';.'^.'^'^^ to US. Lk; tho'i^^oysi^oriDsi''the^^ real- 'ltftrth^:)ti^a'))irhomB:icoatlaue solidly be|ljB�f toem.-';probabJiriwa will be test^^^^:^:.,th^l^aay time sincettiyi bej[an.,;;^We"8hould bis resolva^-' (9^ m�asu ; 'up well as de-termli^jll^'Iffat^Bders o(-the cause our At an'Iowa - sale  of ' IVntords Hallle 7th, a heifer .rising; :thr��, re^ alized, 11,350; Blossom, four years old, 11,635; Mayile Fairfi^X,.,, 11,710, and' twelve otners .from |1>0(0 tq 11,510. A bull, .Wydmlni* 6th, sold lor �2,00Oand Beau,Ijiracrfpr |l,810, Archibald D. rPark, an otticial ot Hyatt Ave. Methodist church, . Lonj don, was very seriously inju^a^ whea he wks struck by sn ATBiamae of snow and' Ice rushing' froni' the church roof and knocked ''^{r^ fe�t to the ground. ' 7� �Ha'toiVtoBa where, theyvhaye^bq eleotlon|Vil!bsre they, baveiao aomlaav 'tioali^~lm4^i>TfilfiR? � oplnioa  of; *;h�Jst',ot pep' ,pl�r;i91B Five hiiadred vrVlltea ^ave "beea "Issued to Chicago ^'olicemen-to.check the crime wave which ia sweeping that city. . ^ Sentin^ent In favor of ratifying the prohibition* (ifnendmorit in tho Nevi^ Yorkv leigi^lature~' v>, Febrimry, 14.1918.' Gditor, Lethbridge Herald:- Dear SlVi-'lrssfVfrom your .issue of-February nth ^n article headed, .Strbag Indictment ,0^, ^ormon: Load-,era. -The 'gentleman, who; gives out such laformatlda surety does not know anything about the Mormons or, tho Mormon faith. Mr.'Ferguson has to my knowled|e -'visitediCardston .once. And I presume tier has alsb visited other Mormon settlements. But never has informed himself about tho people and their mq^ae of life. We berteve that the social side of inan,muat keep pace with every other part to^make a com-pleto mnn; Mr. Ferguson; states that our socials are cotfducted under false colors. That we encourage them' to undermine, Cadndianlsm, CanadUa institutions and Christianity. Mr. Ferguson knows that he makes a false statement In this matter. . - It is.certoin from the above charges that all the Pharisees are ndt dead. Aad' from the article in., question, . I ie|irn that a convehtion of Pharlaobs are In session, and on the recommendation of Mr. Ferguson, the Mormon question, will recolye at their .Imnds some consideijation. I hope their coa; elusions Win be more manly than that of the Rev. Mr. Ferguson. I have found it to be a good rule if you want to know tlie true worth'ot a community go to the community itself. � It ^yon. wisli to learn the true man go to that man's friends. If you go. to ^Is enemies you will flpd just wliat you "arc looking for. Mr. Per-giuon casta reflections-upon the' Mormon people. .If Mr. Ferguson can find any better we would be pleased to 4eBra of them. Th^t we might.imltrovc If Mr. Ferguson has so much good; wliy Is it he does not flood this section of Southern Alberta' with missionaries to teach .us better. Mr. Ferguson, knows better than to make the at^ tempt. Tho polygamy question Is a chestnut. . But Mr. Ferguson and his kind want |�to,stir up something. I would advise Mr. Ferguson to-come amongst us and pull the. chestnuts out of the tire himself. It is well known that ha has an agent In dose, proximity to Cnrdston. But he Is one of those curs that will A grant to |10,00g was made to the Canadian PaUioUoi.fund at the 54th annual meettag of.'the Perth Mutual Fire Insurance Coaipany. To move a tweaty-room hotel six miles over the ice.^la the tj-ick that has ^een accompIisHed at th�, lower end .ot.thie.St.;.a|^i^pi;erIendersllott??^ otOtlni�t�M�. "wOB killed last Wednesday outside Loadon, BnHlaad. when his airplane fell 600 feet durlag a trial flight; . Edgar Moore, ot .climdea towashlp, has^begun^. proceediags to- uaseat ReeveyT>. -O- Sturgi*, allegiag pay-, meats of money and'-distrlbutloa 01 cigars at a poll booth. ^ - The Kingston Utilities/Commission haa a.plan: to run Hydro-pKbwer into the village of Portsmp'uth so as .,tp supply the village, pe^itaatiaFy.-.9ock; wood hoBpiu^and nearby'tanners. Tl)e two five-year-old svas ot Provincial CousUble Oaorga!.AdaBU.'and W. s. Dodd, Caaa4taarPi|e>tlc'fBglaebr, respectively, were .fouad. drowaad 'in the Thompson river atiKai yXa^f*' Ths children had been playian oa .tho tea between drift logs'and'th� rtvwb^ak. ...... ' - J.. H. G. Seltridge in his Losdoa stoTf has adopted the nqvel; ?ttltii|9f.ot In^ Buring patrons against aaJiii7''l8'Zapt pelln raids. Bpmb'proof 'eeitars - iira provided for customer^, c Any oaa la-Jure4 receives ;^l,000i^,; /fW llusM�K situation, Mr. SelfrSdga^'fBld, on at-' rivals Itt: New: York garded'ln Englaad: fever.)' Whenrlt " he> added,, a'^ata] bu ostabUsbod. direct to.' Chicagfi, arising Mr[p.t � years' abseaqe.- Approzlmately. 150. youag. jaea -wh'6 sought to evade the pnvisloas of the 'Military, Service Act hav^ )>a�a ;take''B iato custody by the.yroroat'rmar'shal at;Wiadsor, Oat . . - The tuaeral of^ John H. Munsoa, K, C, the ,well known WInalpeg laH^yer ^1 died lB..the Rcalrte City.'Where he practiced law 37 years, took place at Qobourg, Oat P. E.^^Jlsoa has beea elected'presi-N daat'otrthe Prince George Board of Trade, and H. A. Camay, secretary. Thtse't#o gentiemeh^lifa"' tfbtedtor muaiciparactivityyearsiagOtWhaBthey. lived ia West Koofenay."")' " . .. - . . ,r : J-/ . - ;Mis8iag-Since AprlltSttarflasty Lieut, Murray Winchester la^B0W-presume4 to'he dead. He was a aoa ot Rav,.>A. B.. Wiqcheater, minister , ot Vaox church Toronto, and left a positioa ia the-Bank ot.Nova Scotia' to eclist, � Mabel Cowan, arrestad 'tt Toronto is.said to have,used drugs .14 yean. "Willie spending 30 days t^t the Wo-man^s. Farm her allowance.haa.^aea cut down to six grains a day,'eaoufh to kill'.seyeral .people aotvaddicted to the use of the drug.^ v King George, Que&nMarr,-the I^oe of Walesand Prlncesa'M^ry-iBspeGted a;broase panel. .''Th^^/ttjuniphitif-Pa-bor" which Is to be seMrifi^ the Vait-ed States- as a gift 6t2;4lre orgai^ied: workers of Great Jlrltilra'ttOythe W ganised vi^orkors of the'Unltefl-StaCes. � .- �'�k'''':i-i:A>,^'-'J-''(^ "A large consignmentvpf.4|lyi*u}�(% on the Dutch liner Nieuw Amstefd^m is being investigated 'thorongtilyL Vb'y United States officials, aa., wko was respoBsIbIb toj- the deetructloa of tha Avstriaa battleship WIto, whieh waa sunk Ifut IMcemberta Triaata taarhor. aad Gabriel D'Aa�ui|gi,'the poet, took part in tho raid. i V � � i The raid was tl)�ii|4t�||th^0Brr|�t out by the Itallaas Oil ^Iwsgjaa ports. Halifax, Feb. J|,%^aif more ar-rests of draft dodgei|^t)iB4aR the MIN Itary Service Act irere^a^a'sinca Saturday noon bf' M>o-V J-police. There are . ho /aa^?^ .ntUgoaiaas among them. 1 /� things.-rJoseph Bn|i%* The aHioIeseuum�nltadifDnR>� basis td judg�Jiy. If |lr..nr|aioa oaa find any heresy la tha a|oVf, 1 iTfiBt him to show ine. Mr. tNlfivaon'�v|daatly is not ^eaualntad >^lth lh� IMhta oaly when lt>. clo^0d. -A^ P Ptopla wo have In the past, sat,-with eleaad mouths, and have allo#ai 4�eli as Mr. Forgiisbn to bellttla ttt; ^n|:as oae. \ (I speak tor myBal()..>I:waarto say-that day Is gone.' 'nilB:>eofit�Bipt must come to an end, aad' U: ^Ir.TFerguson-thlnks that we are'�jlu4fd. I am prepared to prove the opppsjiar'At any time ho ^hoosos. Now-MfKTwsuson speak out. , .,t., ,..... lut h lleAto accomi^lis'h the ruin of the Mormon people. But they^ will fall. Fur^ ther, the one who acts' as agenl| owes av^ry dollar he has to the Mormon peo-ple\ -r Shame Mr. Ferguson says. Stealthly the astute leaders of the queer heresy. ' I suppose he means Mormon doctrine. I will ventut6 'the iesertlon that'the,.Rev.iMr.;FergusQn do^a inot know anything about Mormon doctrine; And is too bigoted to Investigate for himself: Mormon doctrineis my faith, and'kj care^not who..the.man may ^e, wh^ he cfQis that faith heresy. I' theii must defend" it. Mr. Editor, I wish to aA^nd our-iarticie^; ontaltb. ^.^Andil invite our Mr. Ferguson to read, marki learn. Articles ;We believe in God Uie Eternal Pa� ther:and.i-in His Son Jesus Christ and inithe Holy Ghost. . -We believe that men will be.punish--lied Tor their own sins and not for if] Adam's transgressions. We believe that through the Atone ment of QhrJst all mankind may b'e rsaved by LObedlence to the laws and ordinances'of the gospelT '  *� . W�..belleve .that the first principles and ordlnailces of the-gospel are: First faith ia the Lord Jesus Christ^ Sec- WOMEN who want to be economicBl lli^d'wi SUNLIGHT SOAP frdely iii Jhe: �Fii'st, because it is all pure soap--thcre jif/aigiiiMliflp^ "fillers" salt goes farther and you getmivl for .the ihoney. , Second, beoaui* elothat 'lBit/kMi|�r -when washed with SUNLIGHT. Isn't ihisTm�iM^tP7 There sre^no injurious chemicals to harm th* finest cloths-$5,000 guarantee of this. \ At, All GroQfifs Made'inGpnai||i>f as LBVBR BROTBBS^lUiqtllP TORo^fro ' To Buy Hardware Stock at PUBUG AuenQS mm. y ILL BE OFFERED YOXJ ON , . aRveiie ,-,ABW)yi. China,' F*!* e�rth(iuftke^here/ i9�ny,/.huiidiAgs,aB ^ others. No fataUtlu portadasyat, is re-'.'hlfji iy�nt atWrs a ijaif A iieverfl 4af^roy�d jMOes o^ li��B re- WHEN THE^^ALANCE OF ^HE Hayi: Hardli\rare GoV '/ WILL BE KNOCKID DOWN loi?BV.UOT'Ta THE HIQMBST ^IOOill,'f-V-.^''''v/ 1 J Heirlooms of much value wer^ total lylost wl(8n the home: ot Mrs, Ci'VCj I Russell, in Greenwich, Obaa,, was baniV 6d.. The house was built a'tawfy�ar� ago at a cost cf more thaa |100,,Q|" The'turnishings, all of whleh-^ere ( slrpyed, had an estlmatad, valu)sr9(l ihoVe than 1X00,000. There ria-Mrt^M: insurance. / , '^vm. "Notice is 'given In th�(vT ro:Q,to, will apply to>partlaai�Bt<^'atvt B�xt .Session for a dtvotG��"(r9St:;,i wlje, Mabel Brsklne IQN|S�r,,Ai�. Tarontor Another jipn]leat|oa wM wlH bemadeat the iiiiMtoa' parliament ia that ot Bi!Ott,-of Paris, OalJ,' his wife, Uly Mai=y l^pariB, but BOW ot Haail|M�{^1 ETcrything goei, including Valunble Fpxtitfes, $1LENT SAL^ME|i;^]^if�, .HiJrdwtfc Shelying, 6 Drawer NatipnalCash R^iiter. latest model w|li i^fl^hV minuteimprbvements/etc' ' .': . , ,' V ""S'?)/- Get your Catalogue from the HATfjl HARDWARE CO., or FRANl| :vTON Auctioneer, Lethbridge. \ A Safer Caiihot Mord to \ � 1 ml 'A ;