Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta
FRIDAY, JUNE 4. 1020 THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY PAGE General'Assembly Is Against Limiting Glory r >'of the Church. 'i OTTAWA, Juno 4 Cauadiaa to adhere lo the ot appolntlns elders of (he church tor lite, and a lengthy con Blderalton of the report ot the coin jolttea-ou co-ordination, ot wblcli Dr Drmnmond, Hamilton, is chairman were the chlel eTents at this uiorn ing's session of the 4Mb annual gen sBSBmbly ot trio Presbyterian church. Rev. Robert Camaboll, Montreal presented a report on tho question o limiting the term o! elders.' It ngreed to1 allow the present inelhod ot appointing them to. remain. Dr Campbell 6aicT.it iyas a slur'on the eldtrs to suggest limiting their term and .declared that the eldtrs hail a much right to limit the terms of th clergymen. Tho proposals of tUe con mitteo on co-ordjnatloa when adopted will.have far-reaching effects on th present-church administration. 1 proposal to do away with the presen hoard el finanees'and to establish in i stead a' general board o( -18 member drawn from existing boards, with thairraiTn, chief executive'officer, sec pelafy and treasurer. OTTAWA, June first matte lo bo dealt with at tho Presbyterla Kcncral assembly in Chalmers churc this morninR was that regarding th term of office- of: elSers. At the la nsse'mbly it was proposed 'that th term 61 service for elders be limitc All present th'ey.aro appointed for, lit I By the decision pt Ibp'assembly th morning, there no change- UiiS'Iiolicy. On the question, Robert-Campbell, Montreal, said tha according to returns he had receive 15 presbyteries were In favor of lira ing the term of service of ciders, on fiuggesting that it' should apply those' already serving. Twenty-! presbyteries, disapproved ol an change, aud 37 did not make any turns. assembly decided to allow t present system to remain, on motion: ot Dr..Campbell; Dr. in nrg- ing-'tho commlsslo'nbrs to support his _ motion', said- that it "was something in the nature ot a slur on the elders to propose that they bo limited in their terms.' These men, the elders, were the strength and glory ot the Presbyterian Church! He'believed that the elders had right'lo limit the terms of clergy as they Kad to limit ;th'o elders'terms. .Campbell also reported with ve- fairs of tho church, receive estl- ates from the different departments ad secure revenue tot the missionary, ucallonat an4 benevolent wovk .of e church, 'It will supervise -and reg- ale odlce accommodalloa und cler- al.ussistanco the various depart- eats uf the church, make reconi- endatlons to tbo gfcueral assembly rJIiig advances in salaries .of lurch officials and. coordinate the ac- sltles ot existing boards. If the gen- ral board is Ihe .committee sks tho general .assembly author- e tho board.to develop a detriment t literature'amipublicity, if racllcable, a weekly church paper, bis will not interfere with the inqnth- "Record" published Montreal, Jlies Plan Conference To Deal With Commerce LONDON, Juno program ol ommerctal procedure for nationals o! real Britain, Italy, France, Belgium nd tho.United States; will be draltei t tho_mectJnE of Intfrnationa Ihamiier of Commerce In I'aris, from une 23 to July 1, view o of unfair, competition an' cceleratlori of transportation of raw Materials, reconstruction of the war devastated regions, the- economic or lanlzatloa ot new states and stabltlza Ion of v This agreement .was-reached her at meeting of the general organize ion committee. .The committee de cided to direct drafting of a port on iho desirability: of prohlbitlo on Imports and exports to protect na- lional markets against competitors en- Foylug a better rate of exchange, and "unreasonaVro' purchases and aggravation ot the depreciation In the rato of exchange." (Continued from Front Page) British India Will Have Splendid Crop of Wheat WASHINGTON. June dispatch tho department of agriculture to- day from the International Institute of Agriculture, Rome, Italy; sa'ld the 19M production -of -wheat In British India'ivouM bo bushels, .or 130.1 per cent, ot tho 1919 production, aud 102.4 per cent, of the, five-year average 1014-1918. Tho condition of cereals on ifa: was average In Great Britain, Ireland, Hungary, Porlugal, Egypt and Moroc- co. There In South Italy Algeria. At noon tlio congress adjourned to he- University of Albenaf where uncheon was served and tho sessions or the day continued. Tonight civic ".banquet at tlie Macdonald will >e the occasion of addresses by C. Ji. Attwood, of the water power depart- ment of the interior, ou water power resources U Alberta, and H. C. lias Was. ot the Interisation Harvester .Company, on Western Canada, the laud of promise. Afiur Saturday's 'session, the dele- gates and manufacturing visitors will proceed to Vancouver. Colonization Necessary Dr. H. 0. Tory, president of the University of Alberta, spoke at length on Canada vs. Giber open spaces o tho world. A permanent civilisation he said could not he established any country1 based wholly upon nviu lug. The white man.must havo, an agricultural basis for his civilization must convictions as to our future. Tjja gives us a vital interest In coloulza tlon. Cltuialc determines tho agr cultural and industrial developmen of a white man's country. Henc for Instance, cannot be said t be a competitor with Canada. Austra ia, on the contrary, is iu Canada' class, agriculturally. South Africa also in competition with Cauada though from the point ot view of th ordinary worker, tho speaker did ni think South Africa could compare wil Canada; Certainly for the next 5 years. Prof. Tory did not think Sout Africa could he regarded as in com petition with Canada for wihte se tiers. Going out oC tho empire, h saw certain countries In which Ca ada will be in competition. lArgontin Is one of these. Unsettled gover ineut there makes it jld tho end of the war has left some European counlrlts tankrupt. Canada, s'la'oiVfprluiiale. He did not think toe was-any ciuse for alarm in Can fda, provided every Individual does ils duty io meet unusual conditions the .country as whole is not as well .Before the war. There has been no inflation of Canada's cur reaey.i prices ar steadily rising there is seldom loss in oans. Bui these advances, obviously, could not go oo.. forever. Hankers lave been forced to: put a stop tor- satis for furthering this condition. we- have not rescued tha peak high prices, the, speaker thought Cau- ada was'close to it. Premier Stewart vras well received by tho delegates and cheered at some length by .the manufacturers. ALLIGATORS SCARCE UKRAINIAN TROOPS PUT BCLSHEViK LEADERS TO DEATH BERNfi, June offi- cial sources report that 87 Bolshe- vik emissaries and commission, ers who were taken prisoners by Gallclan-Ukralnlan .troops, ware condemned to death and'shot. It WK allea'ed Balshevlkl had committed extraordinary atrgci- tiet againtt thhls was left to the nsvsembly. t Dr, jDrummoud said (liat be ty be Ji sort of superman. .lames -Rogers, Westmcimt, second- 6d Dr. Drummonrt'3 motion lo nilont tlio ropwt. Tho nssembls' took up Die report, clause by clause. The duties ot the board, If establlslied, will he those ot the present board of finance, certain nmendcmenta. H will Fresh Killed Mutton and Veal at the Lowest Prices.. Creamery Ibs, for.............. ,New Laid ..............L..... 45c Fresh Beef'Tand Pork Sausages, 2 Ibs. for 45c Fresh-Ground iVjince, 2 Ibs. for ..45c ;Shoulder of Fresh. Killed Mutton 32c; Choice Roast Beef, 22c to 25c We Have a Thousand Other Specials at This Store. 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