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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 7, KM 7 THE LETHBRTDGK DAILY HERALD PACK SEVEII HELD AT FERNIE � (fipeclnl In tlm Herald) Pernio, July ft.-Tho Workmen's Compensation I tan I'd, which was up-pointed last winter by tho provincial government, made Its first visit to J'ornto and hold Its first official session tills nftcrnoon In tho provincial court, room. Tho business brought before Ibe board was in tho nature of special claims upon tlm funds arising out of tlio explosion disaster at Coal (.'reek last April. Most of the claims had been disposed of before the arrival of the board, but in a few cases, in which special conditions existed, tho board IticiU tho evidence of several �witnesses, and will convene again tomorrow at four o'clock to take further evidence honrlng upon some claims made for additional compensation, where persons, other than widows or children, are said to be dependents upon men killed in the explosion, in ono case, the father of ;i man killed, lives in France and his son had been remitting to him a portion of his earnings In (lie mines. Another en so of seeming merit is that  of Mrs. Smith, who lost her husband and only son. leaving her alone, with no means of supporting herself. The board has boon working overtime ever since its organization, in formulating its methods of work, and ucipisilntlnrc itself with all the conditions bearing upon its duties. Tljc session this afternoon  demonstrated that the board has mastered Its duties as a court and everything moved as smoothly as any court, without much of tho formality pertaining in law courts. The personcl of the board Is widely known, all of them being men who have been In tho public eye for many years. The chairman, Mr. Winn, is tho youngest of the three, and is the lawyer of the body. He lias practised law in Rossland for several years and his residence In that mining town has brought him much experience and knowledge regarding metaliforous mining. Parker Williams, the moat unassuming, in appearance, of the three, liiis a most enviable reputation, earned by a long and successful membership in tho provincial legislature, where he rose by sheer merit and dtfggcd perseverance to n position second to none in that body of law makers. Mr. Williams has been a practical miner, and knows that business from top to bottom, and the coal miners of the province have a representative on tho board who knows their every need and the dangers under which they have to work. Me lias, also a keon senso of justice, and a thorough knowledge of men. especially of politicians and their ways. Mr. Gilmore, learned tho boiler maker's trade when yet young, and being a man of magnificent physique, he was not long in proving ills ability In that line. Ho did not remain a Bledgo hammer slinger for long, but climbed from tit* bottom to the top, and from there jumped out into the larger field of machinery, its manufacture, and especially its sale. He was for many years tho western representative of  the Watrous Engine Works, and left that service to take up tho duties of a member of the compensation board. There was criticism of the government, regarding the appointment of these men to their present positions, coming from som6 of the opposition press, but it would be difficult' to appoint another three men as well equipped for their duties or who would have created as little criticism. Tho board held a meeting with the management of the coal company after iis session In I lie court house, and have gone to Michel to meet any Interested parties that wish to see them there. They will return to Pernio and hold two public meetings tomorrow and another session at the court house before leaving to visit mines at Kimberly and other points on their return trip to the coast. The committee having in charge To Have Beautiful Hair Use' NEWBRO'S HERPICIDE No woman can afford to bo indifferent to the appearance of her hair. A mass of nice snappy hair, becomingly dre3S|d, will aad more in genuine looks than a pretty face, or an expensive gown. Don't allow the scalp to become cloeged with dirt and dandruff. T>m'tallow dandruff to destroy your hair. If your hair is uneven, "lead, dull and brittle and comes out by the handful every time you draw a comb through it, dandruff is tho cause. To rid your scalp of the dundrutf and check the loss of hair should be your first anxiety. NEWBRO'S HERPICIDE will do this and at the same time put the hair and scalp in asanitary condition. HERPICIDE appeals to those of greatest refinement on nccountof its exquisite odor, its purity and cleanliness. It contains no grease and does not stain or dye. There is nothing more dependable than this remarkable scalp prophylactic. The hair responds readily to a regular and intelligent use of NEWBRO'S HERPICIDE. , ' ...... Try it and see. Send 10 cents today to THE HERPICIDE CO., Dept. S, Detroit, Mich., for a sample bottle and a booklet telling all about the hair. ...... ..^ . .| for sale everywhere in 50c and $1.00 sizes. Guaranteed by The Herpicide Company. , Applications at the better Barber Shops and Hair Dressing Parlors. How the Farm Boy Rose to the Command of the Canadian Armies SPECIAL AGENTS-J. BOTHAM 4. CO., D. HIGIN-LTD. tho relief fund collected by subscription for th�j twenty-four families bereaved by the Coal Creek disaster of April nth, are now distributing tho first twenty-five per cent, allowance, out of the fund, checks have beenis-sued upon the basis of a sum of ten thousand dollars, although tho total collection amounts to $9S73.90. It, is expected that tho total ten thousand will bo raised before the time for the next payment. People's Forum A "FRIENDLY" ACT The Editor, The Herald. Sir,- Willi your permission I would like to draw attention to an incident which took place last evening at Henderson lake: Two young men wore on the hike in a canoe, when for some reason or other the canoe capsized and its occupants received a bodily immersion In the water. An alarm was glvm, and a boat was sont to their rescue, which was soon effected, as they were fortunate enough to hang on to the upturned canoe. Among the onlookers was the owner of a motor car which was standing near the scene ] of tjjo accident, and yet in spite of; the proclamation that is being made j from the housetops: "To show that j touch of human sympathy to our less fortunate fellows," the owner of tho! car allowed the two young men to 1 walk to town in their water soaked clothes instead of offering to take them in his car. While there was no crowd present to applaud such a friendly act, yet I think that-had the j enr been offered the. owner would have gained the undying gratltudo of the victims of the accident. Let us hope that the gentleman in question will read this letter, and should an opportunity present itself again, he will remember "that a fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind." I was a witness of the accident in question. Yours respectfully, SIDNEY T. BATSPORD. (From The Ottawa Journal.) atrnthroy, Ont., .Juno 29.- "Are you Mrs. Currlo?" "Yes." "The mother of General Sir Arthur Currlo?" "Yes." The quickest way into the sitting-room lay through tho kitchen. A wood fire was roaring in tho stove milking it too hot oven for tho cat. "We're baking tho bread," said tho general's mother, referring to herself and the Miss Currlo who pro-sided over the stove. "Come in here, it's cooler." Tho shortest-possibly tho beBt- recruiting speech ever delivered was repealed in a fnrmhouso four miles from here today by a woman of seventy. It was not new, oven In the farmhouse. So far It has directly recruited only ono soldier. That soldier, however, was General Sir Arthur Carrie, commander-in-chief of tho Canadian forces In France. The "speech" was from his mother. It was: "HE HONEST WITH YOURSELF!" It was tho maxim of the farm household from which Coneral Currlo has risen to honor and responsibility. Up The Shady Lane. A long journey by rail from Toronto, a four-mllo drive down a sleepy country road, a shady lane and a little path-these lead to the birthplace of General Currlo and the home of his mother, his two sisters fa third is in England with his wife, and two children), nnd his big brother, .John. Other Canadian soldiers may have como from palatial homes In busy cities, with a portochere to receive tho arriving motor cars. Tho mothers of other Canadian fighting men may live in cities and ride in street cars, but that Canadian whose word Is law-over three hundred thousand fighting men and upon whose authority these other Canadian sons risk their lives - still addresses his letters "homo" to a plain Canadian farmhouse, and one of those sturdy Canadian farm mothers that is more at home in an apron than a silk dress, and still bakes her own bread. Call Him "Art" Now. There are many people in Stratta-roy today calling General Currlo '"Art" who never knew him before ; as anything but "the big Currie boy, who went West." It is a token of the community's pride in him. They tell you at the hotel in Strath-roy that it's four miles out to the Currie's, and the best thing to do is telephone big .John Currie- the general's brother, that you're coining. They refer you also to the druggist's wife, who sent a Christmas basket to the general last winter and had a twelve-page letter back from him, in his own hand recalling the days when he went to High School in Strathroy. Not a levy of the older townsfolk spend their spare tlmo recalling early episodes connoc.ted with "the big Currie boy. Arthur"; Jiow he raised I particular Ned on a certain Hal- up. Tho. rain was beating rod petals from a full-blown peony growing at. the edge of the lawn. The row of trees besides the lano was swaying violently In the wind. Sharp lightning and violent thunderclaps suggested at least lo tho mother, the flash and roar of artillery. Wishes War Over. 'I suppose," she ventured, during a lull In tho storm, "that this would seem nothing to him-to any uf tho soldiers at the front." Presently the reporter offcrod another question. "What do you think about this war, Mrs. Carrie?" Pause. "I wish it was over." Pause. "I hope and prny that It will soon be over-and that he'll como back." Pause. "Without a scratch." "Did you know ho intended going when the war broke out?" "Yes. Wo knew he would go." "And you approved of his going?" "Yes." "Hut what would you say to the people who refuse to boo their duty that way?" A long pause. "Well," she said. "I've said before; It. Is for them to decide-not me. ... I tnught my hoys to lie honest with themselves. Tf men and women are that-tiiey don't need much advice." "To be honest with one's self?" "That's It. That's all I askod my children. He honest with yourself." Did Everything Well. Arthur Currlo. according to his brother John, had no special hobbles, and no special fiiRtes. "He liked everything and was Interested in everybody " He was a good farmer, a good student, a good business man, and a good soldier. CONDEMN ANTI-JEWISH AGITATIONS Petrograd, July fi.--Tho congress of workmen's and soldiers' delegates today adopted a resolution condemning anti-Jewish agitations in which it set's dancer of a revolutionary movement. Tho resolution demands onet-getic opposition at all attempts at, anti-semltlc agitation and suppression of all propaganda of that nature. CANADIANS REACH ENGLAND IN SAFETY Oliav.ii. July "i.-It is officially announced through the chief press censor's ollic head of cows and young stock; 1 heavy dray, 6 tons; 5 delivery waggons; 5 single buggies; 12 sets double harness; 6 sets single harness. TERMS CASH J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer From London Bystander. HALF-HOLIDAY All Stores will be Closed after One o'clock on :: :: WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS During July and August, beginning Wed., July 11th Knox Church Corner 4th Ave. and 8th Street 3. Rev. Capt. A. H. Denoon, Pastor Rev. W. F. Burns, Acting Pastor. Regular services at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. 10 a.m.: Boys Department. 12.30 a.m. Big Sisters' Bible Class. 2.00 p.m.: Big Brothers' Bible Cla3s. 8.00 p.m.: Other Departments of Sunday School 4 p.m.: Chinese Class. THE UNITED CHURCH OF NORTH LETHBR1DGE Wesley Church Itev. C. J. Dobson will preach morning and evening. Morning: "The Heavenly Inheritance" Evening: "Fishing Too Near Shore." CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Rev. E. J. Hodglns, B.A., Pastor 1271 5th Ave. N. Phone 1659 10 a.m.: Children's Class Meeting. 11 a.m.: Communion Service. 2.00 p.m.: Elementary Depts. of S. S. 3.15: Other Depts of the S. S. 7.30: Communion Service. Pastor will preach at both services. First Church of Christ Scientist Hull Block, 7th Street 8. Sunday Service at 11 a.m. Subject: "Sacrament." Sunday School at the close of the morning service. Wednesday Evening, Testimony most-ing at 8 p.m. The reading room is open daily except Sunday and logal holidays, from 3 to r> p.m. Here, the bible and authorized Christian Science literature may he read, borrowed or purchased. The public is cordially invited to attend the church services, also to visit tho reading room. ANGLICAN St. Cyprian's Church Cor. 11tn Street and 8th Ave. South. Rev. Canon W. V. McMlllen, B.A, Rector Matins-11 a. m. Sunday School and Bible Classes, 3 p.m. EVENSONG 7.30 p.m. Holy Communion-1st'and 3rd Sundays at 8.00j 2nd and 4th Sundays at 1L a.m. Baptism-4th Sundays at 4 p.m. PENTECOSTAL Pentecostal Mission (Apostolic Faith) Fifth Avenue North Elder Qeo. F. DeElllon. Pastor The meeting tomorrow (Sunday) will bo in charge of Elder Goo. F. De Ell Ion, with Pastor G. M. Nevo of Duluth, Minn, and Bro. Howard Marshall, of Saskatchewan. Divine Healing Jeaus la Comlnft Soon A HEARTY WELCOME TO AU, Christian Church Cor, 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Frank A. Andrews, Minister. Residence, 806 7th St. 8. Phono "47. 10.30 a.m. Bible School, followed by preaching and communion. Mr. John Rae will preach. 6.30 p.m.: Christian Endeavor meeting. Our congregation is invited to unite with tho Baptist Church in their evening worship. ' SALVATION ARMY Servloes Held at the Citadel, 6th St, Sunday-11 a.m., Holiness Meeting; 3 p.m. Praise Meeting and 7.30 Sal vatlon Meeting. Week Nights>-Monday, 8 p.m.. Public Meeting. Thursday, 8 p.m. Salvation Meeting Citadel band in attendance. Saturday, 8 p.m., free and easy meeting. Everybody Welcome """" BELIEVERS f~ Durgman'i Hall, 41S 13th St. North. Believers assemble on the Lord's Day for the Breaking of Bread at 11 a.m. Sunday School at 3 p.m. Gospel Preaching at 7.30 p.m. First Baptist Church I Cor. 3rd Ave. and 9th 8t. 8. j.i Rev. C. Baker, Paitor 1 j A.M. Subject: "The Trend of Human*.' ity." ; P.M. Subject: "The Cornar Stone of. National Reconstruction." This address will be an amplification*; of last. Sunday's discussion and wiH?i suggest the true place of the church j in the newer national life of ouif!j Empire. 1 Despite the obb and flow-of the ages.-j democracy holds the ultimate fu�,j ture. A democratic government and J a monarchical religion will be aal unthinkable as undesirable. One of the reasons may be, why Jesurt . still claims the admiration of men i and His church tholr criticisms and I censure, that they are now able to divine the difference and balance tho distinctions of His matchless Ufa and our inherited and illogical ecclesiastlcism. Democracy will want a sister religion. A cordial invitation i3 extended. CHRIST ADELPHIANS Meet In the Moose Hall, HlglnbothaW Block, Entrance 9th 8t. and 2nd Avenue South Wednesdays: 8 p.m., Bible Class. Sundays at 10 a.m. to commemorate tho Lord's Death, and at 7.30 p.m. to proclaim the glad tidings of the Kingdom of God. Subject: "Babylon, Anoient and Mod- em." ; All Seata Free No Collection LATTER DAY SAINTS Church of Jesus Christ of Latte* Day Saints Corner 7th Ave. and 12th St. 8. i Sunday 8chool-10.30 a.m. Sacrament Meeting-2 p.m. Primary association-Saturday 3 p.m.' Relief 8ocl�ty-Tuesday 2 p.m. Visitors Always Welcome. Blthop Geo. W. Qeen, 1018 2nd Ave, South. PJvona 149* ?13872 ;