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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta TAGE SIX Tiir; LETHMUDhE DAILY IIERAI.D FRIDAY, JUNE 2, Dominion Market Corner 4th Are. (itli St. S. Phone BURNS CO., LIMITED Main Market, 3rd Avenue South. Phones 412 and 1388. Palace Market Btreet North, Phone 431. Meats PRIME BEEF, GRAIN FED LAMB, SPRING TEAL, PORK TENDERLOINS. Poultry Dept TURKEYS GOVERNMENT FED CHICKENS GOVERNMENT FED BROILERS GOVERNMENT FED FOWL Butter Dept. Shamrock Creamery, per lb. Empress Creamery, 2 Ibs. for (J5c Finest: Fresh made Farmers' Dairy, 30c EVERY POUND GUARANTEED. THESE ARE THE BEST BUTTER VALUES IN THE CITY. Cooked Meat Dept. Dominion Brand Picnic Hams IJJc Peamealed Cottage Rolls, per lb. 23c Windsor Peamealed Backs, sliced. lb........................30c Ask for Burns' Cambridge or Tomato Sausage, 25c per lb. Buy at dependable markets, where yon are assured of the highest in reasonable prices and a dean and efficient service. ENAMELWARE We have-just unpacked a fnll assortment of enamerware, which we are selling: at the very lowest -prices. SEE OUR WINDOWS FOR BARGAINS C G. OLANDER 52413th Street North. Phone 1223. Prominent Men Deliver Stirring Addresses At Methodist Conference FROil FRONT FI jTernie, Jims man, of Company 225th, battalion, ar- rived from Michel today and took up quarters with -the Feraie contingent of the company. They will remain here until the IB ordered to "Vernon for final 'training before going overseas. W. Douglas Robspn, '-who has been teaching In the West Ferula -school since the beginning of the school term, left this morning for Vancou- ver to Join the University battalion. iAlLthe pupils in-hls school-matched to station to see him off and pre- sented him with a set of military brushes. The teachers staff of the Farnte schools aleo presented him with, a handsome wrist watch. Mr. Rohflon is a native son of the prov- ince, having been born in New West- minster, William Corsan, the third son of Dr.; and iTrs. Corsan to join the army is felso a of the University and has been spending a feV days ''with his parents before re- Joining his -battalion. STRIKE AT TRANSCONA SHOPS -Winnipeg, May hundred fifty railway machinists employ- ad'in the-Dominion government rail- way shops'at Transcona went out on ke this afternoon. The trouble has arisen over what the men claim is an injustice in. green men being given 25 .cents an hour. TROUSERS GIVEN AWAY FREE With .every-suit, or-overcoat sold Friday and Saturday I will give away, free of any charge, one Pair-of-Trousers. Suits Ready-to-Wear or Made-to-Order rTlie largest range of goods in Lethbridge to select from. Prices From to FredThaell PHONE 1160. TWO DOORS WEST OF P. BURNS. 608 3RD AVE. Church Union In the matter of church union, the speaker declared it was a lively issue yet. It had lived than many of them at first thought it would. For 14 years the Methodist church has assumed an attitude of couciiiatiou, but the union has not advanced very far yet. He did not thiuk the Metho- dist church in -Canada had anything :o regret in its attitude iu these years. He deplored the suggestion that or- ganic union might be effected in the west and let the east struggle along as it might. He was against split- ting the east ana west, -it the Pres- byterian General Assembly at its next meeting commits itself to organ- ic union over a number of years, we wiU be glad; but if not, we must clar- ify our vision and go forth to carry out our ideals." Speaking of the work among the foreign speaking peoples of Canada, especially those in the northern parts of Saskatchewan, the speaker deplor-. ed the efforts being made by some of the foreign elements in some districts to establish schools, many of them under direct influences of various churches. This has a ten- dency to destroy the unity of the peo- ple of the west. It is a very danger- ous tendency and one that must be attacked with vigor if the west is 10 grow up with a united front to all :he problems of citizenship which will face her in the next generation. War and Religion ''The war and, religion" was very carefully dealt with by Rev. Van Til ton who dealt witli war as it has affected civilization from earliest .history. He said that while war In general was not compatible with Christian prin- ciples there are some principles of humanity that must be safeguarded even by the sword, and German mili- tarism and German Kultur were at- tacking those principles 'must therefore be combatted. -v'; Demands of the Pulpit On Thursday afternoon- at five o'clock the Theological Union of the Methodist Conference, had .charge of the session, Rev. A. S. Tattle., of Med- icine Kat, chairman of the union, pre- siding. Officers for the coming year were elected, Rev. J. Coulter of Ed- monton, last year's secretary was el- ected president; Rev. A. H..Rowe was elected secretary and Rev, J.- P.- Berry Olds, lecturer for the year. Rev. J. W- Wilkin, of Ponoka, lec- turer for the past year, delivered an address on "The Demands of the Modern Pulpit." In his address the speaker sought to show the drift of modern thought and in application, the effort the man in the pulpit should make to meet this thought in the minds of his congregation. The present, he declared, is a troublous time. People are thinking. They are looking for solutions of the spiritual problems which confront them. If they dp. .not. find solutions j Cross, patriotic or mission funds, they are inclined to-become agnostics and agnosticism is one of the evils movement for missions, of the Meth- odist church, at the first public ses- sion of the Alberta conference held last night in Wesley church. Christianity Not Failure Christianity was! not a failure be- cause of this war, as so many people were pessimistically inclined to think. The Germans were righting in spite of Christianity but the Allies were fighting because of it, declared Rev. Mr. Manning. Both he and Dr. Steph- enson emphasized the statement, that now, this very hour, while the great- est conflict the world has'ever seen, was raging, was the very, hottest moment to strike for missions, the very time when alt possible effort ihould be put forth to extending the work of missions in foreign lands. Rev. Mr. Manning's address, in spite of a husky voice due to a cold, was forceful, and listened to with close attention.. W. G. Hunt, oC-Cal- ;ary, presided at last night's session and the choir under direction of Mr. Claude led the music and rendered an antjiem. Rev. Air. Manning 'made a stirring appeal for missions, pointing out. with great forcefulness from the out- set the difficulties facing missionar- ies in their-'grea't" work of changing the mental attitude, of the heathen world towards' Christianity. He said the responsibility, of the present gen eration wasv great, even more so in view of the great war which had re- sulted frojn' a heathen conception o the rights of humanity. Rev. Mr. Manning pointed out tha1 Cliis very War provided a reason for still more aggressive work on- behai of missions. If it were not for 'the hope of extending the gospel to al parts of the world, he said, this war would be nothing compared to-future wars which would result. He In stanced the great strength of China and other Oriental empires and drew a picture of what might happen if these great Oriental empires were to unite against the Christian nations China alone could raise an army of 60 million men without interfering with the progress of industry and- -com- merce of the country- But the gospel was rapidly being extended to these countries and their mental attitude was changing. Need Greater Effort But there was great.need" effort. The war should not be a rea- son for slackening of .mission work, rather the contrary. -Mr. Manning stanced what had been done -by the United States Methodist church dur- ing the civil war in extending mis- reference to the work of the earlier ministers in the Methodist church in Canada, men who were not loth to take up work in out-of-the-way places where others might no care to go, and spoke with particular reference to the work of Rev. Wm. Buchanan, who uever hesitated to go to any place where the good work of the" church could be furthered. New President of Conference "Boru to the is the claim that can be made by Hev. Geo. G. Webber, the new president of the Alberta Methodist Conference. Rev. Mr. Webber made mention of the coincidence yesterday in accept- ing the chair. He said two previous presidents of the conference had been born in the parsonage, but he could claim tha unique distinction of having been born in the year in which his fathei- was president of an eastern conference. He was named after his father, and the latter'a hope that'his son would follow iu his footsteps was by way of being fulfilled. The new president's father, the Rev. George Webber, was for years a mem- tfer of. the Toronto conference, and in Toronto the son was born, when Mr, Webber, senior, was pastor of the old Agnes Street Church and presi- dent oC the Canadian Bible Christian Warner, June heavy rains of the past few days or weeks show no sign of letting up, and farmers in tliis district are feeling confident that their labors will be again rewarded. The moisture is said to have gone down not less than IS inches in the sod so far, and a great many will har- row their crops as soon as possible with the idea of conserving as much ....T____ ___ _._................. ________ of the .moisture as possible. Prepara- church was then a branch of Metho-1 system in connection with the aecre- tlons are being made to do a lot of j dism which became linked up with the turial duties of the'office was Intro- .fely present Canadian Methodist elm H. G. KILNER SHOE STORE NEW ADDRESS 414 13th Street North JUST ARRIVED A GOOD NEW LINE OF CHILDREN'S AND INFANTS' BOOTS AND SHOES COAL AND TRANSFER C.O.D. three years thereafter worked in New- Ontario, coming from Theesalon, Ont., to the Alberta Conference in 1905, being stationed since then at Innie- .fail. Okotoks, Vegreritle and East- wood church, Edmonton. in 1910 he began to pavo his way Tor the highest position in the con-, ference, for in that year he WHS named assistant secretary of Conference. He waa elected secretary in 19H. and re-elected in 1912 and 19.13. During Conference. The Bible Christian n'3 secretaryship the present modern aions, showing what was possible in war time. "Many Canadians are mak. ing money out of this he said, 'but none of us want to make money out of the. blood of cur fellow-country- He thought that Canadians should determine tc give every cent they made over expenses, to the Red the modern pulpit must combat to fulfill its mission. The result of this restlessness on the part of the people is the inatitu- j tion of new cults, belief in which leave the soul anemic and flabby. Much stress is also laid on the brotherhood I of man, but unless this is based on I a true conception of the spiritual it does not have the true Is hol- low, I There is a desire among something deeper. They want to know what to if they are not given the proper message they are likely to stray into the bypaths. It is therefore the duty of the pul- pit to study the trend of modern I thought, to seek to understand the I modern situation, and then to serve I the occasion by teaching. ths goapel rneasasge, the only message that in the end can eatiflfy this restfeMneaa. There is a great duty devolving on the pulpit of today and only 'by pray- erful consideration of the present day problems CBI the minister do his duty by his position. of Minions Were it not for the hope of Christ- ianizing the world through the gospel of .Christ, the. present great conflict in Europe would be innnltismal com- pared with the conflicts which would take place in future generations, was the declaration of both Rev. C. E, Manning, associate secretary of home missions of tho Methodist church and Rev. Dr. Stophensoh, founder and leader-of the yousB people's forward j Dr. Stephenion Dr. Stephenson, founder of the young people's forward movement, is one of the outstanding figures of the Methodist church in Canada. The dynamic force of his strong person- ality is dominant everywhere, and it dominated the a remark- able way during Ms address last night. His dramatic style and effective hum- or brought home the points of his ad- dress in no uncertain way to the aud- ience. He, too, pointed out the great nec- essity of further effort in mission work. He Instanced the work-done by the Wesleyan church in England, which was ahead of anything It had ever done before, and this in war Or. Stephenion followed this up with strong appeal for lelf-sacriflce for the sake of the rotation! of the church and other good causei. Tie Appealed to the church to get down to business on the mission question. Now was the opportune time, the need tor mlSBlon work was greater at the present time than ever before. Dr. Stephenson also pointed out that the vast numbers of young men who were coming home from the war, came home with a different at- titude towards life, with a greater realization of the unselfish spirit, and the people of the church should take the opportunity of utilizing this, spirit this changed attitude, among the young men, to make H a .force for good, to see was properly dir- ected. Dr. Stephensov splendid summer-fallowing, and it can safely be said that 1317 will see a far great- er acreage under croo, and iu better shape than ever before in the his- tory of the district. This year it Is very evident that farming operations are being carried on in a ful and scientific manner than has been the case before, and the feeling is gaining ground that the returns this year may be as good as was the case last year. However, nobody is counting chicks yet, but a decided feeling of optimism prevails. urch in 1383, The new president lived his early life entirely in Ontario, receiving his public and high school education at Oshawa, AIHston, Newmarket and To- his college training In Al- bert College, Belleville, Ont, and the Victoria university of Toronto. He en- tered'.' on probation in the Toronto Conference in 1896, travelled on pro- bation the Quoensville, Unlonvflle .nd Depot Harbor circuits. He was duced. .In .1916 .he .was- honored by being elected to the.highest position it is in the power of this, conference to confer on ,him. Mr. Webber en- ters tho presidential chair when less than 40. years of age, the youngest president the Alberta Conference has ever had and probably the youngest in the church- .connexion. hptsIkeepe'rB to only beer to the soldiers. Ontario taxation took from ordained in Toronto in 1902 and for the receipts the_Woodbine races. Demonstration By Noted Foot Specialist For All Foot Sufferers SdioH TriSsrini Support ud Por the benefit of all Avho have foot troji" bles.' whose 'feet ache or pain, who tire easily, we have arranged for the services of Dr. Croocl- Avin, a noted Chicago Foot Specialist, who will Commencing Saturday, June 3rd. be at oar store for two days Consult services are FREE and you-will not be obliged to purchase your shoes here Scholl's Foot Comfort Service Insures Good Feet !We have inaugurated as a permanent fea- ture.of our store ah orthopedic department-for the relief and cure of all foot troubles where we will give Dr. Scholl's Foot Comfort Service and where we shall carry a full line of Scholl's Foot Comfort Giving Appliances and Devices in- vented and amnufactured by Wm. H. Scholl, l.he world's greatest Foot Specialist. There's a Scholl Appliance for Every Foot Ailment or Deformity Bunion Reducer for the liuoton or enlarged joints. Re- duces and; protects the bunion or enlarged joint. Toe-Right for overlap- ping'small toes and soft corns between, tho sure cure. Scholl't- Flxo .Corn Plaster guaranteed to remove corns. Flxb Foot tjBeptlc healing and pleasant to the feet. Scholl'li FqbtdoK cures perspir- ing, sweaty feet.' Seholl') Tot-Flex for bunion or overiapping toe. Scholl's Foot Foot the .Jcet, girss absolute rest to muscles and anil equalizes the body's weight and gives a buoyant And graceful step. Scholll. Trl-Spring Arch Sup- port for severe cases of flat foot and for persons of heavy weight, gives- an upward, springy pressure ie the key- jbons of the arch. Scholl'i Absorbo Corn Pads remove corns and callouses by the process of absorption; also prevents shoe pressure. We do more than just sell you a pair of shoes make your feet comfortable and happy. Conic will cost you nothing. W. J. NELSON CO. BLOCK, ;