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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta lOTixnorfr THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD LOCAL rawt TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, I.RTHBRIDGIi, ALBERTA. PAGE SEVEN Service is Keynote Club Makes Good Start On j Publicity Week Ihe ilomlnst- Ing keyuote of Monday night's birth- ilay celebration in the Lcthbridge Hotary Club. The local Rotarians were observing the sixteenth anniversary nf the founding; of Rotary ami under ilia direction of Rotariaii Ilavidaon every phase of Rotary was explained to the members, old and new. Sixteen yoara ugo-Mn Jnen organized first Rotary club. Now moro. than eisht hundred cluba have charters and represent a mem- liersbip estimated to be 65.000. That is the. history of the organization shining light is "service." Tom l-'etterly told of the forming ot the first club by 7'anl Harris in Chicago. At that time tho four men. each rep- resenting different lines of endeavor, were actuated by lofty Ideals in bus- iness and professional intercourse am! they met at different offices. For a time the club was not lunueri1 and these meetings gave tuo early members some Idea of what a nee .inch an organization could be to its members. Gradually the full tledgo'd idea of Rotary grew until today the tram! spectacle of 65.000 men In sev- eral countries banded together for their mutual benefit and Qrst of all for the good of their communities, la hold up to the public. A Prophecy True Kotiirian R. W. Grcig tolt; Hie hist- ory of the growth of other clubs. Throe years after the first club saw daylight a sister club was brought in- to being in San Francisco and other clubs soon followed. At the first Rot- ary conrentlon ii. eras decided to form a national body. This convention was lield In 1810 iu Chicago. Forty dele; sutus weft snd fourteen of the then sixteen existing clubs ware represented. At this contention a prophecy was made that in eighty .rears one thousand Hotary clubs woald be formed and now It looks as it the one thousand clubs will eojne within the next twelve years. "Dad" l-alhrop told of the bringing the slogan, "He profits .Most Who Serves Beat." This statement h jnade In an address and was added to ihe ot Rotary and'was after- wards made the official slogan of Rotary. Kotarian Reikle told of the code of Mbics of Rotary. He remd them in full and told how they were drawn up. He explained the ethics ire different from the platform of Rotary In thai they deal with the conduct of Rotar- ians among themselves and other bus- inessmen. Limited Membership Commissioner Meech explained the benefits of'the limited membership. In the apparent weakness of tbe Rotary dubs, in the matter of small member- ships, hs said, lies Rotary's great strength. The membership Is not un- wieldy afid the community Is well rep resented." Concerted action Is easier lo obtain. Members are able to get a better understanding of businesses nf their fellow members. Billy Armstrong recounted how Rot- ary became International. In 1911 a convention waa held in Portland ami the following year it went to Duluth. Previous to this second convention Hotary club had been organized in Winnipeg and a request had been re- ceived from London, England, for a charter. Then forty clubs had been formed and in 1916 two hundred and fifty clubs were in existence with membership of B. B. Hoyt spoke of the high aver- age attendances at Hotary club meet- ings. No other organization has ever been formed which maintains such n high average attendance as the Rot- ary Clubs, he said. Out of the eight hundred clubs formed not one ot them has had to give up its charter. At oae :oastal point a club with a member- ship of sixty established the splendid record of having one hundred per cent, attendance for seven consecu- tive meetings. Tom Rldnath discussed Rotary ef- forts. He drew attention to the vidual service and to the efforts of as a whole. The other branch of endeavor was the concerted action of Rotary clubs, directed from the international headquarters or from tbe district headquarters. The biggest tiling the local club has done was the slagine of the carnival and fair in co- operation with Coaldale. It was a fin- ancial success and it cemented the good between Coaldale tad Lethbrldge and pror.eU a great hell) lo the Coaldale fair esnwlitlon. notary's outlook in fureljru lands was discussed by Joe Hodgson. That a great field of endeavor Itys before Rotary among toreiiiu-speaklng peoplo wau made plain by tie speaker. He drew R word picture of tho benefits to be derived through a better under- standing o( the problems of tbe dif- ferent lands, which would be brought out through Rotary. LIQUOR ACU916 Attitude Church Should is Subject of Fine Discount Take The second day of the mission a St. Mary's church ended with a at 8 o'clock. Hev. Rlckersteti took as the theme for his discourse St. Luke XV. verses 1 to 7. recounting the disdain of the Pharisees at ou Lord's action in associating with pub HcaojH .and sinners. The preacher drew a parallel between the action o: the Pharisees and-the gooc people of today In that they looket down upon evil doers and those who had fallen, instead of doing 'their best to help them. There Is something radically wrong with the ohnrch, this is the generally accepted atti- tude. He pointed out that Christ at tracted sinners to Him, in. spite ol the fact that he did not flatter the people or make light of Bin, always strongly denouncing It, nor snowing, them an easy way but of. it. He showed them a way it Is true, but it was a hard road which cessitated "taklug up the cross" and following Him. Christ attracted sin ners. simply because He loved them The Mission In the Church lie likened a mission In the church to the shepherd, who baring lost a sheep, left the niiiety and and went after that which wai lost. Or again to th; woman having lost a piece of silver and Marching dili- gently until she found it. The lost piece of silver more aptly illustrated the point in that It was of far more value as a coin tfyan the actual metal in it, as it was stamped with the royal sign. In the same way, ill who are baptised, are signed with the sign oC the cross and are therefore very precious as members ot the church. He also instanced- the parable-of the prodigal son. who was moved to return to his father, illustrating the repentant sinner moved to again at- tend church. Dualism In the short instruction which fol- lowed, Rev. Bickersteth pointed out that only invite a mock of sin, saying that it does not matter. Wise Men and thinking men, however, re- cognized the awfulness of sin and tried to account for its There was at one time old philosophy. called dualism, which taught the existence of two Gods, one good and one evil, each trying to win the human heart. He showed, however, that there was only one God and He a good one, and that the devil only existed by his will, the same as other creatures. God allowed this for our good. .ft defined sin as "any word or deed contrary to tbe known will of and that there were? two retiiul sin and deadly aln. Venial sin consisted of small acts ot commission or omission such as loss of temper and which everyone is guilty of. Deadly sin, however, is sin deliberately committed and which afterwards troubles our conscience. It is deadly because it cuts off souls from God. These two kinds of sin are mentioned In the first epistle general -of St. John, 5th Chapter, 16th verse, "A sin which is not unto death and there is a sin unto death." The only way out ia by repentance. Repentance involves (1) sorrow for our sto; (2) confession; (3) restitu- tion. All Christian people agree that we should confess our sins to God; but we should take the trouble to find In Uribcry Case in Supreme Court Points to. Appellate Court Ruling VETERANS WILL HAVE CHOIR AT GAME TONIGHT The veterans tonight aro Koint to duuie taelr for helping the Lstbbridge team to -win. They have abandoned the nrchtfstru Idea and will have a choir on hand. Naturally among the membership of the G.W. V.A. there should bo a lack of feminine voices and so an appeal Inn-; benu made for a few young ladlss to join 'the veterans tonight in thoir efforts to sing Lethbrldge to victory. C. P. R. Car Alleged to Have Been Opened and Much Gin Removed LOCAL ROTARY Proceedings in regard to the theft The criminal assizes of the Supreme Court opened on Tuesday morning, with Mr. Justice McCarthy presiding. The case of Harvie Glines, of Ray- mond, charged with cattle stealing, I was adjourned for hearing until the June sittings, on the application made by his counsel, C. F. Harris, in that the witnesses in the case were not able to be present. The case of lies: VH. Mag-rlc snd Peter Smith of Wlgan near Coal- hurst, was proceeded with, with the following jury empanelled: Henry Anderson, B. Craddcck, D. Walker, VS. Hyssop, Jr.. R. D. Fleming, E. Fusee. The accused are charged with having, on October 30th. 1920. cov- of liquor in bond from a C. P. R. car I in transit from Calgary to Lethbrldge. j opened at Macleod on Monday before I Magistrate Burroll. and are coutinu- j Ing today, .r. Audet and Albert Vaile of Ciranum are charged with the theft. Evidence was given by John Walker of the shipment of 25 gallons ot' al- cohol, comprising 35 cases of gin. In What Club Has.Done in That car- 1195ls- il deposed I..-.JI-.. b-v Henry Long were shipped a quan- m. j Time to Justify Its Existence tity of Goodyear tires. There also a consignment of candies. Two This is publicity week in interna- tional Itotary and the local club is tailing in line. They are not confin- ing themselves to giving publicity to their own doings but are branching ruptly given to one Sergeant Nichol- i eral out iu explanations of Hotary in gen- son, of the Provincial Police, certain moneys, viz. with the In- tent to interfere corruptly with tho due administration of Justice. That they did corruptly give with the intention to protect from detection one Peter Smith, a person having comtnited a crime. That they did corruptly give to J. Nicholson with the intent to protect one Peter Smith from punishment. Dr. Cony- beare, K.C., Is prosecuting for tho Crown, and the accused are defended by R. A. Smith. Liquor Act Ultra Vires Iu the initial part of the proceed- ing Mr. Smith objected to the last :wo counts on the ground that the Liquor Act of 1916 was ultra vires, as stated by Mr. Justice Beck .in regard to the Nat Bell case and a previous orie. However the local club has an envi- able record. It is three years old and started out with .eighteen members, ton ot whom are still in the ranks. The first few months of the club's existence were devoted to education- al work and to developing friendship among the meinbers. At the end of the first year the club was thirty members strong. Sluce it was formed it has taken prominent parts in many worthy causes. It has been linked up with Victory Loan campaigns, lias given transportation through the city to representative-) of many organizations visiting Lethbridge and lias raised in the neighborhood of for pub- lic good. It has supported baseball and hockey teams and has encouraged junior sport In the city. One thousand dollars raised for the National Council of Women and has been set aside to assist in the erection of a war memorial in Lethbridge. This money will be have been decided on. The club took a leading part hi the organizing of the Lethbrldge Boy Life Council anil lias always shown a. great interest in children's wbrk in the city. It has maintained an excellent at- tendance record. shippers of the C. P. R. gave evidence j as to the car being: loaded, A witness Ingram deposed to seal- ing the car. us also the seal-checker, Goo. Patterson. Constable Ribbon stated that tlui seals were intact at Aldersydo. Tho door of the car was found broken at Granum. Fretghf checker John Giles gave an account ot the missing articles, 25 cases of gin. two bundles of tires, tire h'ttings and candles. Knight, of Lethbridge, de- posed to not having received the giif shipment. A. Preistg. of Lethbrldge, swore to not receiving the tiros which were shipped to him. Statement of Accused A witness Leslie swore to a state- ment he said was made to him by tbe licensed Audet, in which it was said that the liquor was picked up by him- self and Vaile on the side of. the track and cached at Granum. He implicat- ed other parties in Calgary. This was corroborated by Detective Lau- rence of the A.P.P. and Constable Watts of Macleod. Sergeant Nicholson deposed lo be- ing present with Constables McWil- Ijams and Morlarty when the prem- ises of the accused were raided, with a search warrant, for liquor. While he other constables were making a search he watching tho occu- pants tn the kitchen and noticed that haggle Smith kept touching him on the leg. She became to persistent in '.his action that he asked her what she wanted, and she then said that she wanted to speak to him private- y. She was told to go into the nest room, .and the sergeant tcalled Con- McWilliama to bi" present as i witness to hear what she had to say. While in the room witness de- >osed that the female defendant ,of- ered to give him 150, and Constable HcWilliams ?50, if.they would desist rom searching the premises, saying, n effect, that it would be all right and that there'' was only one bottle of old whiskey In the house. Her bus- land, Peter Smith, was called in from he kitchen ami she spoke a few words to him in a foreign language, and then handed the kitness J100, n nine ten-dollar bills' and two fives. With these iu his hand he thereupon i Probably will take place three weeks ordered the accused to bo arrested.! The Belfast parliament The case is proceeding. i wi" assemble In June. The present prospects seem to be that fe.Tv candidates will come for- MEETING OF FAIR BOARD CITY POLICE REPORT, MONTH OF JANUARY The report ot Chief of. Police (lil- losple for the month of January that during the period 49 cues wen: tried at the city police court: 25 un- der the criminal code: five under the Opium and Narcotic Act: nine uuilei' the Provincial Statutes; and Id under the city by-laws. Of the. 49 cases, SB convictions were obtained: three re- mands, seven withdrawals, and one dismissed. There were 39 licenses issued dur- ing the month, with .tlSO collected; -4fl dog licenses were issued. Fifty ani- mals were impounded. The total amount of fines J535.10. distributed as follows: Provincial Treasurer, I387.B9; City. Sundries, J-J2.25. The amount of revenue to the city for the month was: Licenses, jlco: dogs. jiound, }36; poll thx, a total ot Forty Dollars For Farm Labor, Spring Wages Forty dollars a month board will be the prevailing wage for good firm htndt this tprlng, sa far as the Herald can learn from farmers in Southern Alhtrti. Firm labertrs are talking a month but the firmtra themselves declare they will Itt their land He idle rather than piy mart than J40 on the average with present prices of farm products prevail- WILL BE SMALLER Farmers Will Sow Less This Sprint And Do Better Farming indications point to a smaller grain acreage in Southern Alberta next. spring. Fall plowing was practically net attempted, owing to moisture con- ditions, and horses are still running; in many districts. With spring only sis recks away, wise ones say, fanners should he. feeding to get their horses in condition for spring plowing. This work, if the acreage is not to be re- duced by a very large percentage, will have to be rushed when spring finally breaks. Many observers are looking for a fairly early spring with conditions i favorable for spring plowing. It will jlie remembered experts last fall ad- I vised against fall plowing because of the serious lack of moisture. This I condition is not eipected to prevail i when time for plowing comes. Several men who have been (ravel- ling through the south country tentively lately claim that farmers are not planning on increasing ov kwving "P to their last year's acre- age. in. HOHLEBIll EFFECTIVE APR, 5 Fob. privy coun- cil has decided that the home rule act for Ireland shall go 'Into effect April B. The. first step under the act Is to .be the issuance of writs for elec- tions to the new parliaments, which A general meeting of the Leth. bridge Exhibition Board will be held in the Board of Trade rooms on Wednesday, March 2nd, 1921, at eight'o'clock. This meeting ii open to the public and every citi- zen Interested in an exhibition for this district should attend. The meeting is for the purpose of re- organizing and electing officers and getting i fair under way for 1921. W. H. Fairfield, President. J. W. McNicolr Acting Secretary. DATO'S GOVERNMENT MAY HAVE TO QUIT MADRID, Feb. con. rol of the chamber of deputies of i tho Spanish cortes, which meets to- morrow, would seem to have been lost in tho recent elections, by Prem- ier Dato. While he gained 27 seats, the number of followers of leaders who aro opposed to Doto appear to alvn.tho ODDOsitiou a majority In the chamber. Unless snouiu oiTouL some affiliation with other leaders, it would appear that his government would be compelled to resign. out what ,our sins are ana not merely confess in a general way that we are sinners. Children should make a habit of confessing to their mothers .nd thus form a habit -which will help hem not only in their childhood but their after life. He pointed out hat if, for instance, another person were beins blamed for a' sin we had ommitted, forglvenens would be ut- erly impossible unless we owned up ir, in other confessed. Sorrow for sin and confession were loth of no avail unless u-e also made estitutioii for our sin, such as for lampio. Ptolen property or other ways made good any dam- ge we had wrought. -After this we ould receive forgiveness. The last service of the mission will take place tonight at 8 o'clock, Bickersteth will speak on lie means of. grace which our Lord ave us. ward for the southern parliament and it sesmn doubtful whether this parlia- ment will be formed. J. Brooks, au old-timer of Calgary, U I RUMANIANS SEND FOR YOUR FRIENDS IjROM CZERNOWITZ KuHesl information can be obtained about Mending steam- ship tickets tu all European and Continental points. Apply, HARRIS ROSSITER Higinbotham Block. Phone 1412. James Rowland soa of lilt late president of the Univers- ity of Michigan, uas unanimously elected president of Yale University in succession of President Arthur T. Hadley, by the fellows of tile corpor- ation yesterday. HIS NAME WAS BLACK- ENED BY ANOTHER'S LIE but be lived to see the mur- derer of his reputation perish in an Italian earthquake, and to clasp the woman he loved in If you want to be thrilled tec the great spec- tacular Drury Lane melo- drama "The Hope" with an all-star cast at the Colonial Theatre on Wednesday and it tacked with SHOE REPAIRS For best work at lowest prices try HUTTON PERKINS Practice! Shoemakers 418a Fifth St. 4. Phone 693. Milk is Nature's Food II gives joil health ami slrength and ivlien you aro healthy you can work easier urnl Itetter, jind >when you are feel- Ing trorkiiig liarcl you are almost. Lo wticceeti. Let us loave you n bottle or and fmutnsn every morn- ing on your doorstep. Crystal Dairy Phone 1S76. LIMITED O. ROX 940 PRONE U19 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. A cadi? pJuHriSfig Third South Does It Pay? baUe or buy other bread when you can got such wonder- fully good bread from us every day. Doew it pay to try and iiiul bet- tor bread than ours? Try a loaf and lot your home fnlks John Gi'more Ltd. of Quaker Oread. PHONE 171. ANNOUNCING OUR Thurs. and Friday February 24th and Showing Newest Ideas and Styles THIRD AYS, SOUTH THE STORE OP HIGH-CLASS FAMILY GROCERIES Florida Grapefruit, We Tangerine per dozen............dtlC Blood nf per Pure Maple f Sugar, cake.. dlfi. Pilchards, JA 3 tius for Yacht Club 1 f Each ................13C Libby's Sweet Potatoes 6dC> 4UC per tin ...............IMC, Self-Rising Pancake ni> Flour; pkgs.........JjC Veal M g per Ib. 25c, 30c, 45c Airline Comb Honey 'Yacht Club Mayonnaise Dressing, bottle ......tOC Crosse Blactwell'g fjf Pure Olive Wonder n f o Bloater Paste, "Scotch" Llbhy's Mixed Pickles.................fcDC Ingersoll and Fi- 1 r mento Cheew; pkf. Croawi t Blaokwell'i Mf- Engllih Malt Vinegar, 4uC Scotch' Pearled Barley; r pkE. GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS. 14S3 AND CANADIAN ORDER FORESTERS WHIST DRIVE AND DANCE IN THE K. OP P. HALL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY, 24TH COME AND WIN THE SPECIAL PRIZE, STREET CAR AFTER DANCE. DOMINION REBEKAH LODGE, NO. 41 WILL HOLD A DANCE IN THE MASONIC HALL, JOTH ST. S. Wednesday Evening February 23rd, 1920 DANCING FROM 9 TILL 2. ADMISSION BY INVITATION BLUEBIRD ORCHESTRA Dress informal. Street car after dance. ;