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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 36.1931 IN THE APPOINTED TIME THI l.ETHBRIDr.E HERALD PRINTINQ COMPANY. LIMITED ft Uh fiuetc Bouth. Ltlh bridge, Albert! Proprietor! and W. A. HUCHANAN President mid JOHN TOKHANCE Uusinesd Manujer ICtmtHV Audit JJurenu of Clrculntloni Subicrlotlen Rates: Dully, by mull, por S Dftiiy, hy niail for f, months........ -1 Dully by mail. 3 months........... 2.5'1 Weekly, by mail, per year.......... l.O'i Weekly, by mail per year to U.S... 2.00 Life, with its trials and tribulations, is an unexplain- ed mystery. To bear the burdens which come upon us calls for great fortitude. To reason out why pain and suffering are too often the lot of humanity is not easy. To "kiss the rod" is oftentimes too difficult, in the exercise of what is termed Christian resignation. It may be that this Christian resignation means a very great deal, and it may be that in the afflictions which fall on humanity deiiviTod. rer there is behind them a Divine Purpose, in the truth that in the exercise of this resignation there is the call for the exemplification of Christian virtue. "Long relates Kipling in his when Devadetta was King of all listen to the ISIT TO THE CITY j was captured for a time by the if gratitude is the true recompense king's hunters, and, ere he broke free, beringed with a WIVES OF SOLDIER-FARMERS VISIT for efforts made on behalf of others, then the local Council of women have much to be thankful over ia the ap- preciation bestowed on them by the wives of the soldier-farmers for the splendid tirao given them in the city. The feeling of these women, the great number of them strangers in a strange land and new to conditions and life on grievous leg-iron. This he strove to remove with hate and frenzy in his heart, and, hurrying up and down the forests, besought his brother-elephants to wrench it asunder. One by one, with their strong trunks, they tried and failed. At the last they gave it as their opinion that the ring was not to be broken by any bestial power. And _ in a thicket, new-born, wet with the moisture of birth, lay the prairie farms, j a day-old calf of the herd whose mother had died; The perhaps, ..there has been an illusion, i fettered -elephant, forgetting his own agony, said: "If I in what settlers havo to face, was wei Ci0 not hel this sucklin it will erish under our feet." So Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is alectromancy? Why Is erysipelas called St. Anthony's Fire? ,'l. What is an automaton? What was the most famous ol automatons or automata? 5. What is a cockney? (1. What is to FRIDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is "Montimuna's Why is February so called? 3. Why Is the moon called trl' form? 4. How does the foxglove get it: name? 5. Is sealing-wax a wax? Paris? Who is known as Monsieur de ANS.WERS expressed in the sentiment uttered by one of them, that she felt tho truth of sisterhood in the reception givt'ii by the women of the city. usefulness tho local Council of Women may have, what they did, and in the measure their en deavors were appreciated by those on whom they wore bestowed, is in it- self sufficient to testify to the nature of iis being. The women from the soldiers' settlements will go bach from all that they have learnt the lec- tures and demonstrations given with a new interest in farm life. They will carry with them much that will brighten their home life on the farm and add to their usefulness as help- mates to those whose fortunes they are sharing on the soldier settlement farms of Southern Alberta. But above this and beyond this will b'e the remembrance'of the kindly feeling of the women of the city in arranging for their coming to Lethbridge and in making their visit a particularly happy one. The idea of bringing the wives of the soldier-farmers to the city was a happy cme- The program mapped out equally happily thought out, and in all is a credit to the inspiration and effort of the women "behind it: The In- vitation to the wives of the soldier- farmers, in the success of the present one, will no doubt be an anuual in- stitution, and being so will serve as something in the way of hapgy re- collections and happy anticipation for these soldier farmwires. With this also there cannot but be among them the thought that what their husbands diuln the. war has not been forgotten by the women of Lethbridge; with the friepdly reception given them there -was the recollection, with, re- membrance, of this. WATER RATES AND THE METER The question Of water meters has at one time been raised in the city, and found favor with the' city council. In Montreal, the question which was once before the citizens of Lethbridgef is now before the citizens there, in the proposal that is afoot to instal ;water meters. The Financial Times, published in Montreal, deals with the question of meters in a manner which should be of interest to householders of Lethbridge. It' takes up the argu- ment, which is a general one amongst those who favor meters, by saying that the contentions of their claim cannot be assailed on the grounds of justice any more than can be assail- ed the justice of the grocer charging his customers on the basis of what they purchase and the milkman doing likewise in the liquid he supplies. But says the paper "from anothe1 standpoint, however, there is good cause to object to the meter pro posal. Meters cost money. Thi meter is the best possible system for keeping accounts as tekwcen differ ent an'd the city and levy ing the charge in proportion to use But, as in the case of many porfec cost-systems, the cost of the system Is Its own condemnation. Instead o operating to reduce the price of the article, It may operate to increase it "What the public wants, in this case, is not so much a luster charge It I get all the water I want and my neighbor uses more than I, yet pays the same, what It is to mo that und the meter system of obtaining justice the. charge to him would, be incr unless the charge to me-is lessened? "Of one thing we can at least be certain at the present time, namely, that whether there is justice or not as between consumers, at least non of the money paid by consumers goes to pay interest on the cost of metors and their installation. Jt goes .direct to the city and Is there directed or misdirected according to the muni- cipal method of treating revenue. Further, the revenue from water taxes la part of the general revenue of the do not help this suckling it will perish under our feet." So 'he stood above the young thing, making his legs but- tresses against the uneasily moving herd; and he begged milk of a virtuous cow, and the calf throve, and the ringed elephant was the calf's guide and defence. And all the while the fetter ate into the flesh. "Then one clafUhe young elephant saw the half-buried iron, and turning to the elder, said: 'What is 'It is even my said hB who had befriended him. Then that other put out his trunk and in the twinkling of an eye-lash abolished the ring, saying: 'The appointed time has come.' So the virtuous elephant who had waited temperately and had done kind acts was relieved, at the appointed time, by the very calf whom he had turned aside to cherish." The story related is from a heathen sacred book of old philosophy, but, nevertheless, it contains something of the philosophy of the human mind that has given thought to the ills which from the earliest ages have afflict- ed mankind. It may be that it is something of the Divine spark which comes to men, no matter their beliefs, who are creatures of the Creator of all. It teaches, no matter its source, something of the philosophy of life which human beings should apply when they wonder why they are called on to bear afflictions which are reckoned to be beyond human endurance. There is much in the appointed time when our rows sha.ll cease and the deliverance .shall arrive. Even the heathen story is a warning against the rebellious spirit. Much more does the Christian faith proclaim its great consolation, that out of the darkness the day shall dawn, out of the winter shall come the summer, out of the sor- rows of the Gethsemane of our lives shall come the resur- rection of hope fulfilled and sorrows ended. All in the appointed time. city, so that if tho amount collected from the sale of water is excessive, j it t.i least means that less revenue need be collected from other sources. This is not put forward as a justi- fication of the present method so much as to point out that at least we now get the advantage cf the oxcesd. If meters could he installed without cost, all would bo well; hut they can- not ba." Wild ducks are reported to have been seen northwest of Bow Island, and regarded as being the harbinger of spring. Let us trust that this is not a canard. The sunflower was once regarded as an aesthetic flower. In Southern Al- berta it has come to be regarded as distinctly utilitarian. Its cultivation is urged for silos. Sunny Alberta WEED TRAIN. Wf LA 1. A curious stone, weighing twen- ty-four tons, of basaltic porphyry, In Mexico. The immense stone is cut into figures denoting the Mexican di- vision ot time, and may be termed the Mexican calendar. From Februa, a name ot Juno, from the Sabine word februo (to Juno was so-called because she presided over the purification of women place in the month among the.Romans. 3. Because it presents itself to us as either round; or waxing with horns towards the east; or waning with horns towards the west. 4. Prom folk's glove, the glove of the folk or fsys. It is not the glove of the fox. 5. It is not a wax, nor does it con- tain a single particle ot wax. It made of shellac, Vienna turpentine, public executioner ot (CoiTtlDuei from When asked to describe Cameron at this Interview he aald the patient was lyln( on his left side, facing the wall, Juit like a man who Is physically ex- hausted. In answering the simplest questions he would tako a long timti und some of them he could not an- swer, lie said he could not think and complained o'f a headache. Dr. Cooke recommended that an eye specialist examine Cameron. Cameron was examined by a Cal- tary specialist and was to the liomewwd Sanitarium III Ouelph. Out. he was kept until December 2, when his wife obtained his release. Condition In Summer Mr. Wooda questioned Dr. Cooke about what he considered was Camer- m's mental condition before present- ng the report and at the time the report was presented. Dr. Cooke an- swered; "I don't think he realized what he was doing. 1 only base my opinions on the evidence I nave heard." The question of the check was brought to the doctors notice and ne was. asked if that was the work of onp Insane. The doctor said it was and it was probably the result nf a umblo ot Ideas In Cameron's head. )r. Couke diagnosed Cameron's case manic-depressive insanity. Manic, te said indicates excitement and tho word depressive explains itself. This disease, ho said, is hereditary. In In Different Periods answer to questions asked by and cinnebar. The France. Despite Bad Roads Farmers Come to Learn Better Better Farming Methods (From Our Own Correspondent) WHITLA, Feb. large body of representative farmers ot this district were on hand despite the al- most impassable drlfta and muddy roads caused by the prevailing thaw to meet tho "Weed" train when it reached this station at yester- day morning. Addresses covering nearly everything, pertaining to farm- ing in Southern Alberta were made should very properly be the land ofj1'5' several experts, including Mr. the sunflower. fi The controversy over the Island of Yap between the United States and Japan is to be one between the United States and the Allied Powers, In the note forwarded by Secretary Colby of the U.S. Now we shall learn what Craig of Medicine Hat and Supt. Fair- field of the Lethbridge experimental farm. Mr. Craig spoke strongly in favor the trench silo for those who. are at present financially unable to farmer should have one, he said, as It goes a long way toward solving the problem of winter feed for stock.' Highly interesting and instructive were the contents of the car contain- ing the exhibits of bugs, seeds, im proved farm implements draw- ings of the different varieties of nox- ious weeds now menacing the farm- ers in many parts of the three prai- rip provinces. The school children vis- ited the car in a body during the noon recess and were given a very inter- esting course in insect extermination. The "Weed" train left for Bow Is- land, jts next scheduled stop, at p. m. A notice posted in the watting room of the station a short time ago by Station Agent Dooley to the effect that commencing two days hence no agent would he on duty here for train 512, created consternation imong shippers of milk, cream and dressed meat This train is due at Whitla at p. m. Just about this time the farmer is doing his nightly chores and to drop the chore-doing and hitch up and put his produce on the train all by himself-was just a little more than he could convenient- ly chew. Supt. Mackintosh suspended the order, however, pending investiga- tion and it is to be hoped the suspen- sion will be made permac-ent. The ladies of the U. .F. W. A. of Whitla will put on the comedy, "The Old Maids' Convention" at Winnifred Wednesday night next. The cast will be practically the same as that which successfully staged the comedy last winter at Bow Island and Whitla. Mrs. M. L. Dooley, wife of Station Agent Dooley, is slowly recovering from a severe attack of pneumonia. Sam Richardson is agitating strong- ly for a board sidewalk from the old Whitla hotel to the postoffice. Here's hoping you make a go of ft, Sam. It is certainly badly needed as it is al- most impossible after a thaw to walk from the station to the postofflce. Mr. Woods, Dr. Cooke drew a chart bowing Cameron's condition from January, 1919, until the. annual meet- ing on July 31, 1920. From January until May, 1919, Cameron was [n the manic stage and from the fall of 1919 to March, 1920, he was In the depres- sive stage. From April until August 5, 1920, the chart showed rapid changes. Returning to the check again, Dr. Cooke explained that one suggestion In such a mind u Cameron's suggested another, particularly if they rhymed. He testified that It would be Imposs- ibie foV 4 to nob a document M that oheck. Dr. said he had had M opportunity to speak to Cameron In Macleod during the trial and aald Cameron did not remember him. Cameron, Dr. Cooke said, has lost muck weight and Is more nervous than when he law him on August Sth. L ti Other Ixperts At this elate Mr. Woods read let- ters from two specialists, both of whom agreed that Cameron, last fall wai suffering front manic depression anu said he was removed from tho Quolph Institution too soon, "Do you think his mental condition now is intrinsically asked Mr. Woods. "At the time I saw him he was cer- tainly In u depressive state." "Do you think he Is a manic depres- sive "I do." Questioned about Cameron's chan- ces for recovery Dr. Cooke said It depended greatly on his health and also on.whether the stigma of the sub- ject matter of the trial ,13 lifted from his mind. He will bo subject to these attacks all his life. Dr. Cooko placed Cameron in tho definitely insane class in 1919. The Serai had been there long before that. During afternoon session Cam- eron did not sit In the prisoner's dock but was with his lawyers. During the early portion of the morning ses- sion he appeared to be paying great deal of attention to the proceedings but he soon looked as It ho had lost interest. PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR TH B D Y MAN official closing of OrcartMr St. Presbyterian Church, Toronto, marked by special services, C. V- Marker hai been appointed professor of dairying at university, The Palace, the residence of hla Once the Archbishop of 8t Jehn'e wai gutted by fire which broke out there. RfY. J. W. Churchill, pastor Of the First Methodist Church. Brandon, was tendered a umanlraous Invitation br tho official board of the church to stay another Tear. ?-i Capt. A. E. Robertson of nn officer In the 5th B. C. Regiment' Canadian Garrison Artillery, has In- vented a flashlees and noiseless fun, which is now beine considered by the British war office. There hare been no .definite devel- opments leading to the solution of the myitery at the chief Toronto branch ot the Bank of Montreal, from which there disappeared Thursday about in cash and In Inter- bank certificates. GOD'S GOSPEL FOR TODAY for the millions new dying without Christ who shall never live they accept Him. EVANGELIST H. CLIFTON will preach night next week, at 8 o'clock (except Saturday) IN BETHANY HALL, 205 13TH STREET, NORTH SAVED. EVERYBODY WELCOME NO COLLECTION. FAIR AT CARMANGAY THIS YEAR JULY 29-30 (From Our Own Correspondent) CARMANGAY, Feb. fairs association convention at Calgary has fixed the dates of the annual fair in Carmangay for July 29th and 30th. The local agricultural association met on' Tuesday and appointed com- mittees to handle the arrangements for the'fair. The prize as drafted, was revised and many changes and additions made with a view to mak- ing this one of the leading two-day fairs in SoutluTii Alberta. Mr. B. 0. Hummon. the uresident, and Mr. C. H. Messinger. secretary, expect to have their time well taken up with Nine Reatons Given By Theodore for Going to Church I. !n this actual, world, a churchlesa com- munlty, a community .where men have abandoned scoffed at or ignored their religious is a community on the rapid down grade. U. Church work and church attendance mean the cultivation the. habit of feeling aome re- sponsibility for others. III. There are enough holidays for meet of us. Sundays differ from other holidays in the fact that there are fifty-two of them every Therefore on Sundays go church, IV. Yes, I know ail the excuses. I .know that one can worship the Creator In a grove of trees, or by a running brook, or in a man's own house just as well aa in a chutch. But I also ,kmow as a matter of cold fact the average man does not thus worship. V. He may not hear a good sermon at church. He will hear a sermon fay a good man who, with hla good wife, Is engaged all the week In making hard lives little easier. VI. He will listen to and take Bart In read- ing some beautiful passagee from the Bible. And If he is not familiar with the Bible, he has suffer- ed a toss. VII. He will take part in singing some good hymns. VIII. He will mut and nod or epeak to good, quiet neighbors. He will come away feeling a little more charitably toward all the world, even toward thoae excessively foolish -young men who regard church-going, as a soft performance.' IX. I advocate a man's jolrilng in church work for the sake of showing faith by hie work. I ANGLICAN St. Augustln'e Church, cor, Rth Avo. and 11th 8t Rev, Gore M. Barrow, Rector. Rectory, 212 Sth St. S. Telephone 1406 build one of the regulation type. Each plans for the fair from now on. 8.30 Holy Communion (in Boys' Bible. Class. Matins. Mrs. Husband, "Come Unto Me" 3 p.m. Sunday School. 7.30 p.m. Evensong. Anthem "0 Saviour of the World.1 Wednesday morning, Holj Communion (in Wednesday evening, -Service in church. means. The deliberations as to managerial form of government for the city 1n they progress they ara making, are evidently guided by the motto ot "Slow but sure." In the circumstances, in all that it pertains, this is a wise procedure. The importation of Canadian cattle, says the new Minister of Agriculture of Great Britain, would be a "flea- bite" in tho situation. But the policy of tho embargo is more than a flea- bite as it 13 viewed in Canada, and, apparoutly, by a good number of poo pie in the British Isles. It cannot be said that the people of the United Sta'te.i nre particularly happy over the Fordnny Hill. If has come to he seen that It is not ming to realize expectations, hut lu the thoughtful nnrl farseoing porlion of the population will have a contrary result, at any rate in making it dim- cult for countries which are debtors to States to meet their indebted- i ness, Hhould they bo Inclined to re- I tiillato. AUCTION SALE ON THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SEC. 34, TWP, 10, RGE. 24. FIVE MILES WEST OF NOBLEFORD ON FRIDAY, MARCH 11TH, 1921 FOLLOWING- LIVE STOCK AND FARM IMPLEMENTS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE One team bay mares, 7 and 8 years old, .weight 2800; one team mare and gi-ldlng, I years old, weight 2500; onu fielding, 3 years old, weight I25D: one black marc, 10 years old. weight 1200; ona yearling colt; one Massey-Harris binder; one Dcnring binder, one double disc Dccring sender, 20 niarkor; one John Deere sulky plow; one gang plow, 12-inch; ono three-section lever harrow; one harrow cart; one dint; harrow; one funning mill; two double box wagons complete; throe double sets work harness, several one Gurney range; one six Coot extension dining iable; one kitchen table; one bed mat- tress and spring; cooking utensils, dishes, etc. under ten dollars, cash; over that amount credit will be given to first of September on approved security with 10 pen- cent, interest. 10 per cent, discount will be allowed for cash on all credit amounts. FREE LUNCH. KEN. HUNT, Clerk. C. F. CARLSON, Prop. GEO. P. PORTER, Auctioneer. PHONE 799: 327 11TH LETH. Friday afternoon, Service. 4.15 Children's THE UNITED CHURCH OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE Rev. T. D. Jones, Pastor 1271 Sth Ave. N. Phone 1859 Erlka O lander Choir Leader, Mrs. F. Jackson 10 Dept. of the Sunday School in the Ilall. 11 a.m.: Morning Service. Subject: "God, as Seen by Psalmists." 2 and Primary de- partments of the Sunday School in the Hall. 2 Dept. of the Sunday School in the Church. People's Bible ClaH in the Hail. 7.3C: Evening Service. Subject: "The Transfiguration of Jesus." ASSOCIATED BIBLE STUDENTS 418 6th St. South. Sundays, p.m.: Bible Study. Sundays, p.m.: Blhle Study. ednesdays, p.m.: Bible Study, followed by pratae, prayer and ICE- timony uietlnf. All Walcoir.e. Ne Collection. All publications of Society may now lie obtained locally, Including Mystery." Reading Room open dally from 3 to SpJB. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Hull Block, 7th Street Sunday Service at 11 a.m. Christ." Sunday School, 12.10 Teetlmony Meeting, Wed. at 8 p.m. WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH Cer, 4th Ave. and 11th St. Dev. Chae. Creefl. Piatar Ernest F. Layton, Organist and Choirmaster. 11 Worship. Sub- ject: "Deliver Us Prom Evil." departments of the Sun- day School meet for Bible study. Service. Subject: "The Darkest Hour in a Young Man's shine, for Thy Light is "Sun of My Soul'1 "Evening and Morning" Mrs. Ernest Layton; "Crossing the Bar" Mr. J. B. Rannard. Organ prelude commencing at 7.10. KNOX PRMBVTERIAN CHURCH Corner 4th end Sth Street t, A. H. Deneen, Minister. 10.00 a.m.: Sabbath .School, 11 a.m.: Morning service. 11 a.m.: Kindergarten and Claas. 11 a.m.: Morning service. 2 p.m.: Big Brothers.. 4 p.m.: Chinese Class. 7.30 p.m.: Evening service. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 3rd Ave. and Sth St. Jos. J. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Corner of 3rd Avenue and 9th Streel Rtv. F. W. Dafoe, Minister Mr. B. Jones, Director of Chelr WHAT 1VE STAND POH Evangelical Ministry, Regenerate Membership, llellgiuus Liberty, Christian Equality and Biblical Au- thority. Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Sub- ject: "The Nlghtless World." Sunday School and Bible Class at 12.15. Sunday School hi the 5th Ave. N. Church at 3 p.m. Evening Service at' 7.30. Subject: ''Moral Suicide." Communion of the Lord's Supper and the reception of new members at the close of the Evening Service. SONG SERVICE, 7.15. A cordial welcome to all. LETHBRIDOE PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY 518 7th Street South John McAllster Sunday, 11 Service. Sunday, 3 School. Sunday, 7.30 Ser- vice. Tuesday, S. service. Wednesday, 3 Study. Friday, 8 Service. Saturday, 8 Ser- vice. Evangelist R. (llllespie will be in charge of all meetings from Wednes- day, the 23rd, till over Sunday, 27th. School. Subject of ser- mon: "Marks ot the Kingdom of God." Society. Service. Address on "The Unpardonable Sin." SALVATION ARMY We believe all men may saved. Sunday Meetinga 11 meeting. 2 People's company class. 3 meeting. 7.30 for Souls. Week Night Mettinas-r-8 p.m. Monday P. workers la charge. Tuesday practice. Wednesday ineetfig; Thursday meet. Ing. Band In attendance. Friday cadet class Saturday meeting. Adjutant Hardy and Lieut, Ede commanding officers. HALL 206 13th Street Nerth Sunday Worship and Breaking of Bread, H a.m. Sunday School, 8 p.m. Service. Evangelist H Sllfton will preach the Gospel for to- NOTICE Church notices should he handed In the evening before day of publication to Insure Insertion. ;