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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FTURAY, JUNE 1, 1917 THK DMIVY HERALD PACE TUTRTEtT. Rev. John Dispensed Beer, and on Sabbath Day, too New Army Brought With II Hi Stay In a Man, and Tommy Llkn Him. admiration for (lie army .chaplain ot (oiiay. The brougln wilt It llie new man "Bel" 'lo'rellusr" Kiilf-Vli'lort. Iho stiarer of many family and wlio Is urttn the in- fluence bctwora IHo "fllnh" anil tlie Mildly rgnou wlio dlspeuees mill-: lary Justice from the orderly room ami chair. From Ilio day In Julns. Itc modern .piijre to know Ms iuea. Thine1 not filwnvE'llius. jt.U perhaps surprising vbcn 1 Bay ihit in nine- tofii.ycan' service 1 have Vnowr one chaplain who ever enter- ed a It was 'evidently considered one ot the Ihlnga that done." Perhaps lint wllhout .good :reason wft '-were cfiiisldfrrpd a iodleEi crew whose oiily-liopo lay 1" imliltc IcaBllgalion. -anil' (Ills- we sot 'every v'litn most of oiir 'vlcca w'rro trotted out (or dls- ciifstoii. anil lint lew ot our virtues. ISaTins this in mind. It Is not aston JshlriE that llie pre-Mr army parson wns unpopular. He added very Ereally lu his unpopularity as a rule first ot all an cKicer, and a spir- itual adviser a long way atier, Tuare was. lor oianlple. In my own Lat lalton -hsr. in Enyi'l. ,lte of a who found his name on Ihc guonl at the In stance ot the Indlfnaiil .llvlne. The oKcr.ta lay hi lhat he hac Jailed lo Instruct hie sentries Iliai the holy man ranked as a major; anc iE such to. be saluted Kl the "proisiil" llncl from tho "slope" 'vrhirli a 'ultablc gouiplimr-nl lo those or lower rank. The forgot- len (or many a day. You will flnd little of Ihls "ranky splrll HmonE ihc pailres of ILe pres- ent time. 1 have come acrogi them In Iho most unexpected Ing a pow-wow In a dug-out In" the front trenches; asalitlns someone lo demolish a lln' ol bully beef In a Bhcll or prowling about auch JiLACK COFFEE IX FREN'CH ;'TRENCHKK CHINESE LEAGUE tbe% .pf Jils nature. 1 reel scMCfly lo dwell ou spiritual sldfe of Ih'eT Job'1 but have Bwn a sufficient number of men dlii lu Know ibcl, hoxercr care- less of may be In our Hue or health and strength most ot us are glad enough when tfmq come i for us to-go cut (o do' 0 hold In t the band atid Itntciiliig to bo comfort In K words of a sincere. Jhrlillau gentleman. Hare I said I ?noujh to show thai the British eol- Jler thtakfi Jhe new paJre Is such? Tbe Royal Artillery has on UK crest :he well deaervtd motto 1 mliht qullo well be alio applied to Hie Army Chaplains' department. It Is Just trulh (bat the padra Is to be found orerywhere. What- ever Ills fallh, creed, dogma, or Idea of t'burcli EOTernmcnl, tho man wltb tlie ulacfc shoulder straps miy Le n Borne where In the danger zone tarry I UK on MR good work. He Is white man and (he British soldier llkas him. THOMAS QRGU1K. places De.vltle Wood, co.lecUnE JtlcnMly discs from llie iinliurled dead. Chaplain Turned Back May I tell of a dear old man I tnov who. when the replment wag Koine Inlo action during the carllr.r days on the Sommc. nmile uji his mind he was going In too? and ot how he procured, yes, by .0 rifle and a Iruhdrcd and'fitly rounds oT arc- munition, and proceeded to hide hlm- eeir among the sections of tours marchlne up through MuracLz lo our hit of trouble at High Wood. I am 5] ail lo say'Dint rascal was ob- Eervcil by thn sharivoyetl brigade ma- jor, and promptly ordered lo come out SETTLEMENT OF RETURNED MEN (Canadian The president of the Lethbrldge Hoard of Trarto. G. It. Marnorh, puts bis flnjter on the weak point o! Otta- wa's announced plan for settlement ot returned soldiers. Tbc homestead lands available In the prairie iirovinces are tor the part far dtnUnt (row rail roa'da. Kven a proffered loan of will tempi only the occasional man to put up with Isolation and lack of Irttnaporlatlon, and the chance S'.'ijve at o' those who might a. start, comparatively few would per- severe under such condlllonE. Fur- Ihcrj continued government InstiucUon and overalgbt of Ineiperlenred men will he practically ImposFtble In far- away and sptnely settled dlsLrtcts. Mr. smgeeHon that (InBtead o[ BCttllng laodi requirlni; Im- mediate outlay la railroad conatruct- lion to make them BulUble for return- ed Boldlera) the covernment tbould IT lor laadi in dli- trlclu. He Instances the tract of acres ID Eouthern Alberta., known ms tba Blood Indian but nts more general proposal li wltb rejrfcrd ro areas ID the cosLrol of tbe achool and trustees. He Males that many such lands have gone through the form of sale to speculators who have made only a nominal first payment and are far in arrears. Cancellation .of auch sales could be followed by their al- lotment lo returned, sold [err on terms The Cbloeeei will celebrate lu seroiLj sn .01 Sunday aflerQuon ul 2} o'clock, when 100 delegates I tnm all Offlr thfe Dominion will fa the oaiionaj league hall, And when several prominent of the clljr.'wHl also be present. The object oMte Chinese National Uiftit for Ihe furlher progreu or China w4er republican Rovernmeni- jio maliUAJu Die unity of pomics; to local wlf-jovernuienl; to en- the gwimllatJoii of Ihe race; to adorn the bett policies of socialism anihto naiaUlB utlonal iKace. .STEAMER SUNK oadoii, May ilnklnp of tho Korwtglan Eic-iiinshtp Valdemnr bv a fiubiaailoo Is reported. The w was paved. DUTCH STEAMER SEIZED Anuicrdam, Tla. London, .May Accordtue.to (lie Maasbod, ihc- Dutch Poiuoua or 7SO tons has been tatten Into Swliieiuutidc. Ladies'.. Tailoring We make to order only and havp one of (he liest designers in Allwrta in (TppHrlment. Thaell THIRD AVENUE S, of this The... Tailor NEXT TO P. BURNS Hot drinks are always welcome to the men.In the Lrenchet a.nd particu- larly after a spell of bad weather, and the men EO long- as Fritz will permit have coffee or tea to refresh thetu. The two soldlere lit the picture are making black coffee. of it and leave the task lo men. We dropped cUtec officers ILat the Kcv. John, I am pretty certain the number woultl have reached a round dozen. But. It nearly broke his heart. It was the only place he had not hccn allowed to go with "his toys." Most of us hare read with delight of tho Catholic 'priest of UIR Dublin Fusiliers, vrlio sent ouL 'on Gome er- land and found himself up against a pocket of seventy murderous Huns: He returned lo make a report but changed hla mind, and with the as- sistance of nine c-C'hls .wild Irishmen .rounded up Iho lot, and Drought (hem in with an air of apology for fnler- fcrlng with some one else's Job. I have heard some Canadian lads IP.7 fine things of their chaplains, members of the Churcli Militant, who Eomellrocs disregard Ihelr own teacli- .Ing "to love thy neighbor thyself." They ftnd excuses in the knowledge that this Injunction was epokcn lone Germans were Invented, and 'cannot be expected to to them anyhow. These are pictures of Lhe new padre of the Drltlbb army, and he Is man who, can do a lot with the British soldier. Rum Regimental Besides his dultca In looVInc After the iplrtlual welfare of the troops, he has found for himself many other spheres of usefulness Our colonel eald lo mo ono dayi "The padre want3 to run a regimental canteen. Do you can to naslflt him" And tbc canteen WRH a success from the first day. The Rev.'John was a business man, lie figured thai every- one ivould smoke Uiensekcs .out of tags In the first three days ot a trench tour of duly. So on the fourth morning John arrived In person to further the Interests of the (Urn. Ctg- arettee, chocolate And picture post cards were bought and aolil some- times within Tifty yards of the Gorman trenches. There was a ortrtlt hook for the but on pay tiny ihc. reverend was after them' hotfoot. Near Arms he occupied n rtwellIPR house about a IhouPiiml yordn behind Llio lino and sloctxerl It with beer. On your riihirnlnj to the reserve dug- for R breath of a day or two John would sell you good French alo at A (ride above cost price. One night I found him In hie shirt Eleevcs dis- pensing the aoul destroying liquor to n very Ihtraty crowd. lie paused for a moment lo whisper: "Bli, sergeant- major, 1 wonder whal ma ciders would Bty If (her ken I sold beer on a Sun- Ho la baclc .In his piul'h row. I hope his tldera hnvc fm.nct him none tho worao for riFs year's Rsboclnllo with a Scots baUnllon In thcjcld. Taught Astronomy Another pflrion 1 know nllnrhcd lo. a Warwickshire bnllnllon was found (o hare some Knowledge of tho a tars their .eoTiraea. .HC.WRB on lo Instruct a rlas.i. of. IntolllgcnL In jstronoriiy antl .U'iiscs In' feUtloitMo'nJtjht On Terr Blifhtefll protwaHon the padre will a concert or A fMtbill natch; rift spends hours dally tte refimenUI cantor of tellers, and In Kill way more fban any other gcfA to.fcjj.tw Ihe man ami hlfl little wor- Bat It la a.1 tho field' ambul- wben the chipltlb shows BOS. of payment 10 mended aw lo the loans granted by the Settlement Board el ill" (available tor equipment and live stock. the Individual scttlcr'B Lota) liabllilies would be Ihua Increased, hla ability to meet them should (eencnlly speaking) be more than proportlonatcb' augmented. FORGET ANNEXATION Amsterdam, via London, May The declaration It nude by the wml- official Nord Deutsche Allgemelne Zfillung of Barlmrthit Oermany de sires no exteulonipf territorr for the purpose of acfrudizoment or ot poll llcal or economic accretUa of power. Kiperimentfl made by French elec- tricians indicate that It li poislble to Increase tht light frtna, ordinary arc lamps by Increulna; Ihe 'preuare Of the current Uirouiih the eirbcu. All sizes. black for men, women and children. A PAIR PUT ON Meats direct from the farm to your table through Delanys Limited We Are Heavily Stocked With Boys' Suits Girls' Dresses the number of Suits ;nul DrcssjBs we previously carried, in a more complete range of styles and qualities with read value in every garment we sell. When Lethbridge look up this store, if you-waut the beat for the leaw( money. THE- BOYS' SUITS Jiut the Tekphone Plewe 452 BOYS' NORFOLK TWEED SUITS Made from pure wool Lrseds In grey, brown and blue mlxturea. Sim from 25 to 24. at SlJti from 30 to Speeial BOYS' FIXE WORSTED ;AND TWEED SUITS. Stylish cmtrt carments in swell and eitra Slice from 25 to 2ft...... >t.....1................... Siiet from 30 lo 35.' Special ,....................-----v. LITTLE BOYS' TWEED SUITS from 2 7 afyleB in brown, jrey blue. They art very gKid vkkie at.......................... LTtTLE BOYS' WASH SUTOS ind we apice daecribe. NorfolTc, Sailor and Middy aLylw, In white or colored ot Pique, Drills and JUrpf. For liltle tellovs. Sliea from 2 to 7 Alto THE-- GIRLS' s-.' GIRLS' GINGHAM DRESSED In elripts, plalde and aUe anrt 81m te 1.4 jriari. Each Tlth LITTLE WASH: V Neit stripe and or pla'ia. .Chambnjs; rn.bloe, iHnk or tan. A dozen or more Btylcs to fppm.'giwf 6 GIRLS' MIDDY SUITS. AD 1Y1A -a. l_ I White Pique, anil Indian ojid bint. The season's led styles..Druees that are'tlidlng-.ji.rtady, anle, An Per agtc 8 to 14 yearj. Price per dreii il GIRLS'WHITE A'OILE I :JE88ES Daltny sheer voile cintroMery and Very fine nunllly throughout. For agea yeara. tf AA Each For ages 4 7 yean. Each i................'-... ALSO VOILE DRESSES AT M.M, V3.00 ANO We in Ready-to-Wear for THE SIMPSON CO Fourth Avenue S ;