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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TCESDAY, FEBRUARY. 2G. 191 S ev. Dr. Ferguson Gives Explanation of Statements Lcthbriiisc I''Kb. IS. IfllS. To Uie KiHlor fho Presbytor.v of JtRly himself also^-has the greater .-lin. No Profound Repantance THE LETHBniDGE DAILY GILLETTSLYE From this inWal error have llowert oWiers)'. I hsvoejbted that tlie repent-, -  , u �u''- \,  gardlng m.vcelf,  to the effect th.it 11 ance cf Uio ITtnh hatter my Saints re-1 natloii la tottflPPlly.�ngtt5- had been fn Toroatof and Iiad there ffarAiiig their indulsence In polygamy ! 1, '=^7. made charges agatbsl the I.*:.ter l>.iy I ha? tict been very pnifouml. The let- [ PJ'''*''"*-?''* "'^'^^ Saints.. One newspaper printed this ters recently' appearing have �hown , P'f^^nljl)their,-pe^ynslvc Atti-wllh headlines announcing that I had this. Uy p protcund rcpeut.nacc i ; e"e3n.3ni.-vuro peopip, ct ttio U.S.A. charged them with dlslavaltv. with Uio mean nt^t a Fi:.Miensiou of the prac-jexhorted to-citUlmp severB practice of polygamv. with menacing tice. but n humble c:intes?!on ^ mts-1'leu'^Wy �>' spoech^nd thought. 1 our homes, and with nndormiuing doing, end a complete repudiation '^t'^}^,'^PZ^,'y''?J'^,V'^^^ l^.hri3tUnit..v. I had not been  In To- the principle of pMyg.imy. involving f 'l"" � 'Vm?'"?' '"V rontn since l.rt September, hut ofter not even an npp'oach t;> apology for I''�� f^lj e ia hat a^ltude. T did this had appeared I received a gratify, j it,, exiiitence. Thl.'! i.. what clviUred* J^"' lug welccma to Sunny Alberta, a� IC 11 society^enuirci! -in .-uch a connection.\ j'��>"f "'em were extrfemely Igtioc-had ju-st returned. Such was Uio Itind-11 am aciualnted >s'Uh the vetT^dls-i �f j''^ "l?,�'''g "f.^^^ nesaot many friends. When 1 was in.; agreeablo story of the proceedings of! rJ^i^^Jl ^} exrfiapged hfs opld MERALD - mriNTPAIt TOOK POISON. IS Toronto .five months ago. 1 g.ive three public addresses, but in none of Uiem did J jJIitde to the Latter Day Saints. I had not charged them with dislay-iiJty. I hid not ch.irged 'them with the practice ol^' polygiimy. I f^hould''j he ."^rry to think that they oould seriously menace our homes. As frir undermining Chr!.=;tianlty, 1 regard that as a task quite be.x-ond tjieir reKOurce.-'>�''he l.�ht of the.twen- eenlcan even apologlie for the exhuming i,f'l'''""'>:- ' ^"'PP-'i;*'',''f'^^,''^ regarded as a kind of "bold, bsd mou," j of a i-ott'cn Institution which the pro-' "y^'y met to j ions shrinking from- condemning the our heme mi-'sion board nearly ii year j errors, ihiough which they l}iemselve.s -ago. iti � survey of conditioiv� a.? they i came into existence. I cannot under-e-vistetl in ISlfi and a little later. i stand their nttempting to justify a ,, It Is no p4rt of my business to make ! practice so degrading. Wien person;; charges against or to instruct, the Lat-joC mature years and judgment inform ter Day Saints. It is physically impos-; us that no fresh revelatJoas In favor of sible for me to read all Uiat their ard-1 polygamy are to ,bc looked for. bc-ent apologists miy send to the news-,cause these would not be in accordance papers. The neces-Cty of attending to | with the law of the SMte (an accurate PAGR Calgttry, Feb, 25.-Three of Albei-tti's cities hnvo paid up the license fees oh their mut>Iclpally-o\niod nntomijblles, and one hassn't. ami apparently doesn't want it). The one exception Is Ohl. gary. Chonues have just been re-colvcd by the g�vcr.THient depnrtniftiit from Medicine Mat and hetliBrldge, In p.iymeni; of their hllliii in full for 1918, and Edmcnton cnshed up early In" Jaimary .50, Edmoaton''3 piyment covereil the M-conso fees tinder the- now" schedule on' seventeien.cnj'a, rc.prc.so'.itlng tho automobile service ri.s ft then 'Stood, and not Inoludlsg tthe aaii' which arc exempt. �Tlie Itilter, nccdrdltig lo the act, are Iho flro otiglnea and tiro patrol apparatus, police patrol w-agcus and munlclp:.illy-owned ambulances. ^ Calgary has not only failed to- pay its bill as'yet, but is protesting agalnsj, l^lho govetmiuent's imposition /Ol tlie in? 'ca-eased taxes, and the hitontlon is to send a ropresentntlon to the capltnl whon Uio legislature reassembles!! The officials of the southern' city claim that the'lawls unfair, and whether the other cities pay or not they evidently Iti. tend to'ask'tor a rebate or a specWl concession �r some kind that wilt ctit theilr bill dowTi. If the licenses were .collected according to tho scale �called for by tho ivct they would total about $600, .the Calgary citj-' fathers claim, and that is more money than they ^vant to give tho governniPut. Their request . jls that the government renew the �r- r,.r,f'r-crtv- ! rangement that w;is in force last ytixr, J. I. b liHU-bbON, , a of 1^ ^^.^g imposed tor each Presbyterian DUttlct Supt. 1 ca,. � " I Under th^ terms of the-new act till : motor cfrs In Uio province are liable for the Increased tees except those of the claseea Indicated as exempt. The government Is collecting from Its own departments, and cars owneol8oa, self adnllnlS'tored, was the vordtct �f Uio coroaer'jj Jury - 'oji Monday aUternoon, Seiisattouul evidence wtia brotigUt otit ttt tlie intitt'cst,. an aivtiopsy portornicd by Dr, Galbraitli liavling shown that the girl, who w-us only 14 years o� age, waw In 'a desMcato cmidltton, thus giving Hhb motive for the crime. The mystery of Oio ciiao Is causeil by the iJfcct lUint no one oould tell where tho girl obtained the polsnn, which was aa Alkaloid strychnine, generally used for pOlsoniniL gophers and e�IienUar> vht� too KOott tor Uto mttiiuwho haln-law, :Mrs. Tharp, Who hi>d brought her to tho city thlnklaiK oho had been suffering with appendicitis, Tho girl denied tUo tact, Tiitt it Us "ovidottt that tho fact that her aondltton \vU Keel, foreman;' D. Mctcalto, F. TJraoU, \V. Armsitrong, W. B, Kostor, \V. A. lns, their ministers and office bear- ers, have to carrj- on their work. Prom '..this fact arose the matter which our � Home JUssIon B&ard. and not I, printed. Overlooked Some of Report ^, ~ I -suppcse it is because my critics did nc-t know what that wag that they overlaoUed the coniplimentary things -Nvhich I said about the Latter Da*-SiJnts, -and my recommaadation jthat the movement to which they adliere d^erves careful study. I should even go I'arthfir, and ileclare that It deserves and ciUs for vlgUarit observation, much more vigilant observation than I'fear it has been getting -inthls province. It forms an iateresUag episode .in the hist)or>' of,popular delusions. I have elsewhere. pointed out that a slight and compdratlvely easy application of approved methods 'of 'Uteriry and historical critlclsnv has destroyed Its basis. 1 can sympathize with the unreadiness of llormons to acknowledge this. But I feel sure that there Is no,university of approved standing In tlie World, outside of Slormpn influence, whose scholars would not Instantly and frankly make the acknow- \ iedgemant. I am aware of the transmission to us-of tho affidavits of certain men Avho said that they saw the original gold plates of the Book of Jlormon. I do not qtiestin their good faith. I dare say they wore simple-minded" men, however .deceived. But I do question thafT competency, and their common-sense, .^he affidavits of a thousand simple-minded men would transcript of whs-t 1 have heard from Mcrmou lips) I ccnslder that it is time for all good citizens to s'n up and take notice. One asks, what nest? Laws can be -.il'ered, can they not? We want to see the alteration of the heirts of tliose who have not profoundly repented concerning this matter. . 1 have heard among the Latter Day Saints ari enthusiastic mlsslon.^ry declare that the Almighty has been so ^ gootl as to give In those days, when, as i ball held in the opera house on Fridav � all cars except the police and fire pa-uight was a^eat .success.- The big | fol appajatus are liable tor the regti-hall was comfbrtably tilled by spec-i lar llcen'se foes, even Including the car I tators -and dancers.. There were ah- in which the chief of police rides ah-i out Ti". persons in costmne, almost evJ The coatentlun of the govern- ment officials is that the other civic care are used constantly for what really amounts to private purposed. ery type of character being represented. And BO many of them were so well portrayed that the' judges decided to award the prizns equally among five of those 4n oostume, in addition to a spec!.al prize to Miss Melba'^KJrkham as a Japanese lady. Those receiving the first jjrlzoa wers Miss Fern Dahl, is a Scotch lass: Mrs. L. D. King, who represented tho allies; Miss Grace, Van Wagoner, aw� an old lady; and Mrs. i'i. Klrkham jind Mrs. Nalder as' Rod cross nurses. Two men deaervinglif and should pay accordlnsjly, or should In "any case ie on the same basb as the government-owned cars. he averred, the authority- has been 1 special mention were Burt Klrkham o.i. i shaken, additional revelations through ' a Jew-sh merchant and, Arch Wttbeek the notorlcus Joseph Smith, jr., ami | a Dutchman. These two in addition his successors. He be^ed us to give lo .looking their, parts were acting all attention to these for our own gopd , the time. and .the good of society. And then I The funeral of Uie little child "of | the congregation wis invited to sing a i Harry Stone wii.s held on Saturday af. i hynm of thanksgiving for this sur-"ternoon. The se.-vices were hold in prislui( Joseph Smith, jr.. and l-.'.a \ the first ward chjpel >vith Bishop queer work, it the authority of the; J. G. Allred in charge. A large uum- : i' IUnt - \, : ', ,' T)ie big coyote hunt, was pulled off on,Saturday as advertised.' About- S o'clock the hunters began -tji arrive. In all there ware about twenty five. All had their rifles along and tho sympathy of an onlooker went, put to tSp coyotes. It wa-a agreed befoi*e I'.eaV-ing that the animals, \yould ,1)0 driven tQ\vard town and all tliat had not bean killed before would tliep be slaughtered. During the day those iwho did-not Lako-^art were hirnlshod wirtt "a good subject for coaverKutlon, and earl.?'In the aCtornoon when-the'huntera began to return they had -styi ' better. The hunt -waa brought tp'a'vlpVe about-5 'cIock. Was It irientioiied"that no coyotes were killed oi;'capturedT 'The wedding of Miss Jegslo Iledd Of this *t.own and Mr. Octavo Ursenback \ot Lothbrldge was solemnized at the home of tho bride's mother on Thursday, Btahop/I. 0. AllttJd- performing the ceremony. There wore present In adflltlnn to the Immediate family,-a tow intimate friends...Tlie congratulations of tho dtotrlct will go out to the young couple on .thorrVorttuTQ, ^, > * > ? ? Tot^bnto, Feb. 'J.^.-The formation of a now Canadian labor party was aunouuced yesterday ? .at n meeting of the greater Tor- ? onto Uaborparty and ic was lie- > : : :�?* > > !> _L Can You Beat It? Take as much as you want." As long as you want. And stop when you want. ..^ Absolutely harmless Try it. Manufactured STANDARD OIL COMPANY (NEW JERSEY) BAyONNE - NEW JERSEY P.no cross drug & book co. w. H. McCaffrey . kenny & allin  ' j . 0. higinbotham & co. f. hedley drug co. 1 jackson a co. NUIOL IS NEVER SOLD^IN BULK It your druggist hasn't NUJOL, send $r.{)0 for pmt bottle to : Canadian Sellinc Agents " CHARLES GYDE & SO.V P.O. Box 875, MoaueaU^ r FOREMOSUiOR Viast week a case under the Uctuor Act was tried at Poraote4i(or Uie de-fendaat, Mr. Wm, SmiJtlt.-; � ' , , Mr. SnilUi wa.% chat^gea With -aaUtng intoxicating liquor to a vertaln party on tho evening of Fobruaiy -the 8th, Mr. SmllW'pleaded ,ijol gHllly.:; ..The uvldonce for the prof petition critmbled to pieces In the htMids, .of defundantlB counsel. ^ , and Make the QUAKER BREAD is nutritioi^/delicious and healthy, and the crutts ^ r ariBasgod^ By order No; 16 of the Food Controller of Canada, Wi are directed that on and after IWirch 1st,* 1918, we shall, according,to jxtragrapli-;- ' ' 'Four-Not make any bread or rolls, except with the standard flour as preseribed by lhe\Food Controller. / ' Five-Mak^ all our-bread weigh 20 ounces and not' , ' more than 21 ounces. We can make toaster loavr.s to weigh 2|/2 lbs. and count as two loaves. Ther above weights .^all be net weight 12 hours after baking;  ^' ; / ^' ' ' _ Seven-The above weights shall j>nly. apply to 25 loaves weigh^id together. The weight of one ^r two loaves must not be taken separately. - ~- Ten-^NVe can only hjanufacture a single loaf o): a multiple thereof closely batched together and. baked'  in a pan with no cutting or wasting. (This means TME PRICE OF BREAD ON AND AFTER MARCH 1ST, 1918, WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: ; Wholesale Pn^^^ ^ Rem Price 10c Pet for ihi Dollar YOU HAVE BEEN GEHING 12 POUNDS OF BREAD FOR ONE DOLLAR. AFTER MAi^CliiST YOU WILL GET 121/2 POUNDS FOR YOUR DOLUIV, ITaI- t tfiatt Rf^Arl BUT SEE tIJAT WHAT YOU DO EAT IS THE BEST YOU CAN BUYi ILiqi. l^tgO� S3r^^%X that we will not be able to make Freuch or Vien-> nia bread after March t St.) ' Eleven-Until further directed wrapping of bread or the placing of a band thereon is prohibited. TWelve-^Labelling of bread is permissable by thtTman-ufaciiirer of such bread. Eighteen-We can hot accept any returned bvwd or exchange any bread for any person for any reason - vvhatever.  ' ^We are required to' take out a license and place bur -license nuniiber on eveiiy,invoice, statement;and price list. If we break any of the above rules we^ will havie our license cancelled. \ JOHN Ph�ne378 EAT Quaker Brcdd Made ' 1606 to 1612 Second Avenue A. North, Lethbrid||eiV> 31 ;