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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIOGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY. JANUARY Ibevalb DAILY AND WEEKLY Rlchboroujk rernarV- tible iu stances ot Brltleh la' war croes-CharuveJ barge service alooe dead- weight tots of war material titye tern dispatched December, I9i6, eith- er 10 Calais or Dunkirk and, iti many tCMances, without further triohlp- to "canal-heads" oa ihe canals t waietways ?t an! BeJgi-jni President Wilson and the By H, FvGAD3BY The cable despatches indicate lhat tlefield. It can bo "dope In a day by Proprietors and THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT- lor British army, while ING COMPVJV, LIMITED j Ions i.I salvage ni'.' 323 6th Street Sc-jth. Lethbricge i-.ive been brought r-acX on the W. A. Buchanan I journey. 0( the "Mpults" President and Managing Director Joha Torranee Bi'slneis Manager TELEPHONES Buslntis Office Editorial Office 1Z24 President Wilson has beea viewing the iums. The French took him there so that approach the Peace Table in sa adequate frame of mind, it the deadly spectacle It IE. Subscription Daily, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per yew DaHjr, fcj mail, per year no illusions now as lo German frUrhttulUeES means. deadweight tons were Ordnance mu-j This German scar across tho (air nitions and Ordnance face of France lha tourist, though it took throe years, thousands of and o; millions ot shells to make tons were A.S.C. supplies, 24.519 tons [twenty mUes in width although It Is 'ke tnvoriia bridle path Flying Corps materials, aeroplanes. 1 twice" lhat at certain poluts. It Uider on the White H It President Wilson had a mind for further horiora, alter he saw Vlmy. Ihej probably tooX iiiui along the val- ley lo Lens. For along time that vil- tiivori'u bridle path tor uns. and car- acd 17.S1S rlagei. To transport (Ms rasi tcansge W54 barges were Tea dec! from December, 1916. to November 24, at Rich bo rough, and" it was necessary to maintain a I'leet of some 50 tugs a 2o2 speci- ally designed steel targes. with a car- rying capacity of 200 deadweight tons, of A and lor area. what those gk-omy old prophets had la mind it he a they spofce o[ the abora- iiiatlon of desolation. It Is KzefcleVs viEion o: dry bones with this differ- ence that the bones, shallowty sepul- chred, are not dry yet and. the tortur- ed earth Is rotten with million? of deaa. The French Governments Is preserv- ing certain of these strlcfcea spots as. He galloped furttmilv up and down and wherever he rode thousands were trampled. The Valley ot the Shadow ol Death! More than lhal. the Val- ley of tie Substance of Death! It-ts all legions. Twenty thousand Frenchmen felt at N'olrs Dane d.e Loretta alone. Death has sown this stripped and barren val- ley with countless crave men. It fair- ly quivers us .with, their Dates of expiry ot subicriptlocs ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers alter expiration dale is authority to continue the scription. sub- NEED OF A CHILDREN'S HOME One has sot far to look lo tke pitiful aftermath oC the influeoza epi- ferrj' -5p round trips hare made ?ince its institutioD in February of thi's year, the deadweight tonnage car- ried outward being ISo.TSS, aad inward. These huge cargoes to France hare included 15i) Jocomoiives, each weighing 91 tons, new D. railway trucks, 32S brafes vans, SS5 lanks, fuur 14-inch guns on railway cscli weighing 302 tons. To cope witb the incoming of tots demic [a the city of Near-i material S5 miles of railway s ovir.yone knows ot some family nave teen in daily use, and approil- where the bread winner has been jmately railway trucks have ihe rained emorials arected. f-orjnstance, i their sac: in vain- l de'Ville'at Arras Is that the Hun shall not go unpunished set uUe lor this purpoje. 'A new Ho- i VvrLord> tel de Vlllo will probably Sake Ksj now In Holland, fball not cheat the Justice of place and all there will bV to recall u-' "S the wreck tfie Hun wrought will be a i lableton the vail. in .R'dee the otter partiallj- ruined cities and ilrst but ma'f "kel-v towns-the public bulldlnss will an been shunted there, Involving running In many oiher cases tho mother On tne juterqal tracks of over been carried cff by the plague miles. Al the salvage dump salved uiiaids! on the old sites, houses will Ute the place of those destroyed, and too badjy sbaliereu, 11 will be put in shape. So far as o-Jl-j ward appearance goes Ibe wounds of! war will be healad and France wrlll 1 her own beautiful sell again. Ii! the French are islse will not instinct for, effe.ct, do not spring- their cllmase- at the be ns Is" a climax, so it prtih last. No doubt President son was.put through a crescendo of horrors and Vlmy Ridge ivaa-the ultl- mat trumpet note. PA ICKED UP IN ASSI'NG KOP THE Ht'SY MAN leaving family ot small children. There are even cases both mother and father have been taken, leaving or- phans to face (he vorld. is true ia Lettibridge is true In every other city, lotvn and roral dis- trict in the ;iiovince. Hundreds of families havs ieen broken by the epidemic, and as a Vault problems have been presented vrhich we must face. M'nat are we going to do about them? Some time ajo the local Rotary matter and ap- up the local situation. The need seems to be IOT some home where children left orphans, or fatherless or mother- less, can- be cared for until adjust: ments can be ma fie- "We cannot say this ,is -work Ior the mnnici- polity or JOT tie provincial govern- ment, but certafn it Is, it Is the work tit somp.'government. Right, justice and' e; olber principle demands of these broken fam- lUesj-ahoaM be 'glrea-ari, opportunity trjiffe properly EO that they be J able. to. tike their places as the tcitlz4ns' cf the -future. It 'is not right that they should be denied'all home training and lett just to grow up. Tliere are many caess where no "help IB needed, but there aVe'other cases where .help is urgently needed, a .readjustment period of a illy for Tear cr.fca-b. Alberta has no home snch as noajr be found la other provinces. There are private homes for orphans, and there are government-controlled for, neglected children, rbat there, is a need for something more and the Influenza has brought H forcibly to nurd. SOME "MYSTERIES" OF THE GREAT WAR -n- .1 i Jana na3 walla the war in progress ffe 1 lived in doubt as to nhat was time. ally heppeainj. The Audacious was" aunt, and it wasn't sunk, bat after peace came learned the irate, it was actually- snnfe. We Remember the early days of the war and the reports lhat Russian soldiers by Ihe thousands passed through Bri- tain lo the western front. didn't kaoT whether to baUere It or not. The story was lold by one Lelhbridge -who relumed about that time, as an actual fact; he cad seen th? Russians? H never officially fie- u' fbat we recollect, and It has nev- er been officially conflraed. Peace, however, is rersalSng some of the eie- rele ol .the wat years. Reading the London Times, ot a late November sorted, classified, and dispatched to 250 different factories through out the country. T6 carry on the operations of the port some officers and men have been necessary, but these numbers have been reduced ihe cessation of hostilities, until the per- sonnel now numbers officers and other ranks. As constructional worfes have come to an end, this strength will be subject to'further re- duction in keeping with the mainten- ance of the efficiency of the port. And there vrere people, wno argued that Britain was decadent, that it did not possess resourcefulness. To those who had the privilege of visiting Bri- war time, such an argument was quickly shattered. No ration F more resonrceful than Britain, no nation organized mora effectively to carry on the war. Another of the "war mysteries'' lias also been-cleared un. It was only a bluff, and as the Manchester Guard- ian says, lie 'greatest bluff ot the war." It to light in des- patches the other day but 1s well worth repeating here. When the submarine campaign be- gan in earnest Germany was gelling many submarluea through the straits oE Dover despite all the British anti- submarine to do against them. A wonderful hied barrage Tras then designed far ibe straits ffilti. eitraor- .ses dinary electrical apparatus, alarm sig- 3CL naH, Contact mines, electrical wires and dozens of new secret, devices. By some means these designs Ml into the -bands of German agents. It was said Germany paid for them. There was peace; in tha of Dover. The new paper too formidable and complete for the German submarines (n (bat slage ot Uielr development Germany thought she she was beaten, and for more than six no attempt to. break through the- barrage. Thdre was, however, no barrage, ei- j cept-aa It existed la thfTdesigns wi! [had been hoisted upon Germany, E; lo ihem read? at as possible with .the original horrors, lhat has hot tallea !nto hands. tb. tender mrcr ot tho'Hun. FW S rtalto eiampla liey will preserve certain o! he batllefteUa not only lor the tourist trade, but also as a monu- ment lo Hua Kuilur. The Itencri need notiiug (o harden their hearts there are quite a few people In Lhts world who wouli let the Hun otr tefore he works out his sentence. As ils sentence ought to run Jlttj- rears, a battlefield or two, presetred as tar Tney wiii leave denT As M ISTesiigator of ruins, Presi- probably 'airly no ciaraplc Although the Hun never got nearer than threti miles tho place is a sad wreck. As usual the Huns 'made special strafe ot the Cathedral which Is a complete ruin, likewise the oia Abbey of St. Vaast wh'.ch adjoins It. The cathedral is a dangerous place to While 1 was stumbling over Its shattered altar pigeon flew rootless transept, stone blocfc Mrs. Col. Bbncbanl died at T. Halley, lormer mayor Or- tmgtviile, and aa for the liouse ot Comtuona !n .BuKeriu couaiy, died at the resi- dence ot his son al Mundare, Alberta. Willie A.thur Skidniora is lanemah- ing in iail as a result ot liie tiridlue ot two copies of tha I'anadiau For- want In his horns contrary (o govern- ment order-in-councll, he is a public utilities ran'Jitlate for the Stratford municipal election. Gerald O'Sullivaii, ot A. It. Pincher Creek, j rras received (lie coveted Croix tlal Guerre. Mr. O'Sullivau joined !Stli O.M.R. in Fineher Creek, ami] later transferred to tho Hying t'orjis. He and Ms pilot .were in engagements. Stephen It. Jones has been appoint-] ed manager of the London (England) 1 branch office of the Dominion bank in succession to the late J. Haydeujlor- sey, whose death occurred recently. JCr. Jones entered tt'e Dominion bank Ux 1S37 aci has bceii asshtant mpn- ager in txDQdou since March, 1912. Prof. W. If. Greaves, M. A., of (lie DapaTinirul of Public Speaking at .orla College, Toronto, lias basn ap- pointed to represent the Congregation- al College of Montreal on tho tbcolog- cal tacuUy ot the Khaki University overseas, and will leave for Britain in a tew days. Senator Raoul nauduratld delivered 1 a strong address at the Reform Club, teetering precariously on one of the and his soa! are seare-i by" the sights he has -what he had when Le left Washington; Of course France cannot preserre all her would uut too mtich of the land out of one or two might well be kept as. they stand. And one of these battlefields should be Vlmy Bidge, not only be- cause it shows what mortal mau can by Tray of storming the gates of hell, but also because it ia compact and typicM example of deso- lation that I tanaw..Here is a compos- ite picture of all the horrors of the blasted landscape, the scabbed and pitted eartli; the livid-skeletons ot murdered trees, the shell boles'full of slime and putrescence, the -dark and gruesome dugouts, with their sagging wMte crosses, tBe sodden trench with their gbastly mem- ories, the heaps ot rubble that were once Tillages, the mangled steadings that once meant farms--in .short all the Infamies the Hun 2nd his kultur K.JI.J i uc ueuid to a smlllns countryside. One ceirefl comparallrsly. little Injur hopes that President WilBOn. saw It not faror of rhe Hun. He rounds. Another, thing that must have in- terested President Wilson at Arras is Robespierre's house. .This house fronts a public square its kklcoa? Robespierre witnessed the elocutions in which his black.soul delighted. AH the houses around. It are shot lo spil- likins bj- German, shells .and bomt's, but Hobefplerre's house slanjs un- scathed. It almost; loola as the Huns recognizing one of the old.raas- ters'ot spared his habitation out ol a jtelloiv [eeling [or murderers. V. No' Wilson visited Amiens. Like Arras lyieyer Jell into tho hands.oE the Hun llul the apostles ot Kniture aid a neat little bit ot ruin- ing just tho same. The fact that one house In every twenty-seven was dam- aged by German shell tire does not tell the whole tale. The averase was one in twenty-seven hut the destruc- tion was benched in the business sec- tion of the city. The cathedral re- iry but on a bright sunny -when an un- Winking aky 'revealed 'Its sores In all (ieir nakedness. Viray Ridge is the typical bai- hard enough. tried In facl_ he got every building In the square somehow or other the cathedral managed to es- This story h guaranteed by the Manchester Guardian, which, Bowerer, declires It ii not more astonishing n authenti-cated ot the great war, cape. Himitrfc (THE HOME OF VICTROUA Rrte to Have Note TOR ffices the rtcortH you mort you will enjoy your Vlctroli. r. awl Mlsct Hit Jo start 1S494 VOT 1'pur Bor ma MT Bor PMrlMl VMica You Come Back................. ulion Orpheui When You BSOE "Hurt-a-Bye to Me" Sterile s Trio Chocolate Soldier ffatit IMS? Tickle Toi Trol MtlStarr (iolug Ono-Slep Victor Mlltlerr Band 1S3CC- Irish iieoli-Meillty No. 6 Irish Bsjpljx.. Eaals Irish No. 3..........Bntlj 17311 Cavalleria ............................Victor Concert 0: Tales ol Victor Concert 0. 45090 LeCrngn (Tho Swan) Violin-- cello KloiJIir Mcloar In F. (Ruolnsleln) Vlollncello Klndter C12C7 'Lo, Hear' tha Lirk (duto otlleato) flluck 35313 Gcm> Irom "Carallcrla Rus- tlcana1' Victor Opera. Co... Gems Iroci "Papllaccl" Victor Opera Co, MA SON P'- I TED BALMORAL BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE W1NN1FRED ers, becauje, as In other countries, the lca he er counres, e mture of the vouth ot this land i "S-irdiog MB Bcreaa. erwciiog to pends upon solution. !lare an for- The U. P. A: held a meeting Sat- Jlajor H. Spencer Kerby, son of Dr. 1 urdav-, December 2S, and elected Q. W. Kerby, principal of the Mount (officers, as fololws: Mr. lys March, College. Calgary, received, tho J.I'..' President; I. C. Freeman, secre- Air Force Cross in the New Year, Wilson .Tuhner, corations and he has also been award- IirEt vice-president. ap- ed the GaWpoirstar tar services ren- Mr. La Marah delegate to dered in the Dardanelles. He was de- raeet at Edmonton. corated with thft Distinguished Ser- i Tbe Ladies' Aid will meet at the vice Crosn for heroic work" in aerial] Globe reslroom on January 3 for elec- Eighting over the English Channel and lion ot officers. Everyone please at- ae is now commanding No. 4 snuadron of the R. A. P., stal Boston, Lincolnshire, England. ng No. -1 fighting P., stafToned at tend. Mr. Howard Plett Is reported quite sick with influenza at Calgary, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Larsen went to lo be ths last chnp-1 Burdett yesterday on buslntss, whi! ler in the histctry of the i.Mennonite (Mrs. Ijarscn will visit Lethbrldge an colonies along -the James river In South. Dakota was written In a St. Paul hank when the New Klin Springs colony near, Mitchell completed i the sale ot its acres of land to a. and Wetaskiwin tor a couple of weeks. Mr. Roy Rich was visiting friends on N'ew Year's Day. I The ladies of the United Farms appointed, Mrs, Will excellent dinner was served, Mrl Castle's hospitality Is mosl highly ap predated by her many" frlendn.- Mrs. John ChrUlbpherson and babies relumed to Medldiab Hat ycs- lerday. A Now Year's dinner-was given ai the home of Mr. flhd Mrs, 'Harvey Davies. Those entertained were: Mr.. and Jlrs. Mike Colllhv Sir Mrs. Jas. Mr. and Mrai Ji R Castle. Mr. and Sirs. Dan' Moore', Medicine Hal. and K. K. Tierjan. A most happy day was spent, -and e'veryocc thoroughly enjoyed Mrs, Davlcs' French method of cctehritfng' New- Year's Day. _- Influenza has ralh'er paVsed by. No new cases were repbfted Ihls Week. Mrs. Darrell Fisher entertained on New Year's Day, 'a'most .eiijulsitc dinner being served at tht.dvt-nlng hour, o o'clock, to a feVv-intimate friends, the evening being spent In real" N3w en- joyed the day. exceedjpt'ly. INSURANCE ON V' Jan.' d.tfwenty- laid company of Sioux Falls. U was aid and Mrs. I. C. the culmination of Jlennonlte represent Wirmifreii U. J isfactlon dating tack to the Spanish- American war, and Increased by the present war. The last of the South Dakota colonies has now gone to Can- Edmonlon this month. Mrs. Jas. Castle entertained a large number of friends Sunday, December 29, in honor of her daughter, Verna. McDon-j six the Jlcgatesj AmericarT- W.'A. at received: by the .bnreaii risk insurance. The records ada, where they have houghl for cash ot St. Theresa Academy, Medicine worth of land of government Insurance -w'ritlen on American soldiers over- seas, .and will bring the tpta.1 of In- surance wrilten by 'the l bureau to Hat. rlatevwere latd for 20. A most' more .than to be a case of "seven come shipped as chewing gum was seized at Winnipeg. Those -who didn't get the cons'gnment have been doing a lot of chewing sines. French aoHIers have reached Bada- Pesth. 7he IlaJlanj might as well go sue, a great myrtery port Vienna cow'and the British to created at HIchborongh. The Berlin and thus wind things tip right. navy had Ks myatery boats, and the inny had It's mystery port. RJchbor- thousand five hundred and eight prisoners have been repatriated, escaped or died whiio prisoners of Ing at 8 p.m. Olio reading room is open dail? OT- cept Sundays and Irgal holtdsvji. from 3 to 5 p.m. the author- tesd Christian Sclents literature Cor. 2nd Ave. and 8th Street South j b9 read, borrowed or purchased. The lev. Cahon J. E. Murrell-Wrlght, Is cordlr.ll? Intltcd to at. ST. AUGUSTIN'S CHURCH Serrices: 8 II a.m., 7.30 p.m. Irvln S. Cobh. who (s lecturing on Ihe Lyceum circuit will be the nczt Sood alar.dlng. few weeks. This will appear In Their annual statement will a abaction (n I.elhbrMge. Mr. t-obb, who IB famous all over America as a Immortal and war. correspondent, orlll arpear here on Thursday, January' ?0th, at Uio Maieotlo theilre. Season llclietj tor tho balance ot the l.yceum circuit, Ihcludlni; Mr. Cobb's lecture, are now on safe, from The curlers were disappointed at nol being abla to curl na the llrst day of the Mew Year, but they look forward to a Mart Ibis week If the cold weather continues. The Farmers' Oarage arc now mov- members of Ihe Uyccum committee, at 12.25. (Qcludca Mr. Cobb'a Iccturfi, the begl equipped acd bank In Alberta, of ber of ticket! ot lalo, IDOBC who I not aircadr rrooorcd.thero ihould do oset. METHODIST Wesley Church Rev. c. Cragg, t3. D, Paster. Residence 320 Uth St S. Phones: Partonage 4C4, Church Study 403 Claude Hughes, L.A.B., Director 11 am. Morning Wor3h1p: Th'i paslor wlil iireach. S p.m.: .Mass Sleeting tor all Speak- er: Kcv. ;H. filephcna. "The Greatest Need of What It 7 p.m.: livanseHral services c lond fho church services, alia U visit lie rcadinff room.' THE UNITED CHUHCH OF NOUTII LETHISKIDnB Rev. E. J. Hedging, B.A., Paitor 1271 5th Ave. N. Phone 1659 Choir Leader. Mrs. F. 11 Mm. Stephens nt Ihe cvangcllFlic pnrly will speaK and Prof. Fisher will slnis. 2 and Primary nt Ihc Sunday Scho'ol In the hall.- 2 o'clock: Olrls' and Hoys' Deptn. of the Suniiiy School vflll meet In the clmrrh. Miss Salman will address iht girls and. Mrs. Stephens will h> llio boys' department In by ilcv. II. Stephens an-1 party, i Subject: "Five Reasons Why tlie clw'r room. In Lethbridse Should be l'-m-: Union Services at Wesley ChrMian." Ohiirch. Adj. SALVATION ARMY and Mrl, .Hamilton, officers In Sunday, 11 a.m., 3 find 7.30 p.m. Sunday School, 2 Mcndoy, Thursday, Katiml.'iy. 8 p.m. i Tutnday, 7.30 p.m., Cirp Cadeu Wednesday, Z p.m., Home LoiEi.9, S p.m.: Life Savin? Scouta nnd fJuardi Tht Citadel Hand In Sunday and Thursday Services. A Welcome to All. Christian Church Cor. 3rd Ave. and filh St. S Oliver L, Curtis, Paitor 612 Street South Phone 502 School, 10.30 sharp. Every pupil is expected lo bcArcsenl. Miss. Saxruan o[ Kvangcllslic Com- PliESliVTERIAN Knoj Church Corner tltt flit. Sth Mreet Capt. A. H.- Pastor 10 a.m.: Boys Department. 12.30 a.m. nfg mbla 2.00 Hie Brothers' Bible Class. 2.45: Other Departments ot Sunday Schoot. p.m.: BAPTIST-. First I'hiirch 9th Ave, tnt 2ri Ave. 9. Rev. F. W. Dlfm, B.A., PMtor Services: At 11 a.m, .Lamoiil oC the Stephen's rsrty wlll'glvo'q short address, _ Tho ordinance of'ttjo. Lord't Snnper will be observed the.clbie.ot thi morning scrrlcc. v The Sunday School and factor's tilbI6 class will meet In scastoii Ihesc services, r' At 1.00, Union 3mlen In (ho cfrarch. We arp eipcctlne you at all theso PENTECOSTAL PENTECOS'TAL >33EMaLY S05 5t. H, C. M. Neve, Putin 294 7fh A. Services wilt bo held at thl al Assemhiy Rl tl o'cloclr. Afternoon and evening services will be in ifternifin and even- ing al Wesley churoh in conjunction with tho union ser- vices being.hold llierc, NOBTH 003PEL HALL _ Ctli .Ave. H. llantlit Church) Speaker: John nae, J07 13th St. ti. linny will jpoak at the mnrnlns scrl Sunday School 3-1 vices al Her subjMl will Sunday Kfcnlng Service, 735 Midnight Scenes." 1 Subjnrt: "Thrts Typical Old The young pcrjplc arc wiiccially ln-j manl vilcd (o lie iircacnl, Wlteorni, ;