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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta t wtillNRSOAOY, MARCH 1.1. 1918 THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE NINE (Kroni Our Own ('VirTftsnnndpnt) Mucleod, March 12.--Pto. Frank Crier received .his discharge from the Militiu Department at Culgary. Ho wan married Saturday, and lias taken a position with the Bank of Commerce in one of the Calgary brand) 6b, in a letter just received from Lieut. Grady, ho apeaks of the conscription in Canada, and blames the young men Cor it, as they did not, enlist whtn they could do so froely, so the government had to put conscription in force in order to make those who cftuld but would not enlist, force them to do so, and thus share their part of the hivr-den and duty to their country. Norman Grler and his bride, who have spent their honeymoon in California and the southern cities, returned last week, and will make their home at. the ranch on Willow Crook. Alberta for mo was the way he put it when asked how he liked tho south. Land aiiles continue each week, with* prices rising Just like the high cost of living. Members of the Masonic order have removed to their old quarters over McNay's Druf Store, where they are busy fitting up their new lodge room, which will be in keeping with their order. fire in mvonuous circumstances, Therefore, T would ask every man, woman and child in the Tuber eon-Btltuencv to work find to use all their influence for the welfare of the Red Cross. . , , , , .I The president, has requested me, to Communications under this head ngJ bG one f)|. (hoHf. tn recelve fnmiB for must bear tho signatures of the \ho neil rr0HK ;iH cvoryone UnoWR Im> wr"$r8- and my office is situated on the main OPPOSE COMMANDEERING OF LUMBER Washington, March 1?.- The senate military committee today heard a delegation of lumboruie?) who are opposing a war department bill authorizing the president to commandeer (Advcrt|sement Bible Student Throws Light on The Cause For Bahning "Finished Mystery 99 CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND TABER CONSTITUENCY To tho Jflditor Herald: Dear Sir;-Kindly allow me to say a few words In regard to the-Canadian Patriotic Fund, an the Alberta government are tor the future going to look after the intercuts of this fund, there will be no necessity- for futnr* donations. ^ As secretary of the ubove fund for the Taber Constituency I have forwarded what, we had .on deposit here in the Hank of Hamilton consisting of seven thousand, 'fifty two dollars and seventy-three oents, ($7,052,7S), to Mr. P. Turner Bono, of Calgary, who Iff secretary of the Canadian Patriotic Fund for Southern Alberta, and this riding, may ftow consider themselves dissolved and any monies that they may haye on hand, must be forwarded at once to Mr. Turner Hone, Calgary. I take much pleasure in congratulating the people of the Taber constituency for tho Htrong BUpport they have given this fund since ita organization, as a Rural Constituency they stand upon the top rung of the ladder. .There are, however, a few odd ones, j who 1 am soviy to Hay have not done ' their duty by the Canadian Patriotic ' Fund, and It was not because they did not have the means, hut it-dias i been too hard for them, to separate themselves fron) their gold, although John T. Davey. Marleod's pioneer they knew it was for the benefit of jeweler, returned home from visiting the wives and children of our sold lumber and timber for the army, thoroughfare, *o if you wish you may|llllVy antl dipping board. at any time drop in and leave your' I donation with me. be it large or small jit will bn thankfully received, ] further for the benefit of the soldiers' wives; i will always look after their interests the name an usual* any assistance that they may require of me will tie given in the future the tho past. you Mr. Edftor for tho same an in Tha nklng Hpace! I remain. yours verv truly. W. BRUSH GR'LTBB. GET DECORATIONS GUERNSEY GOVERNOR DC AO Umdon, Mai-. 13.- Baron Blrthes-wood, lieutenant governor of Guernsey, Alderney and dependencies from I fiOM to 1908, died yesterday d Douglas, Lanarkshire^ Harrington Y>. Douglas Campbell, third Barofi wood, was bom In 1845 and succeeded *- the title in li�(KJ. He wa.b former cummatifler of the Scots Greys and served in Europe And South Africa. Tie became a major general in 1898 and was a Iv.C.B. and C.V.O. Hla heir, (tie eldest of three sorts la Hon. Archibald Douglas Campbell, a oaptaln In the Scots Guards. Jesus Crucified Upon Charge of Sedition by High Ecclesiastics-Bible Students Have No Sympathy With Murderous Conduct of Kaiser-Prominent Calgary Minister From the Pulpit Says "Mouths of Bible Student Ministers Should Be Stepped." o ____I Vlctor-lecture biii old homo in Ontario, lie was call ed by wire to visit his sick mother, and arrived in lime to see her before she died. The funeral took place at the old family church burying ground. Mr, huvey npeaks oC the fold and snow of this cast as much worse than Alberta At a; congregational-meeting of the Methodist church, Maeleod, resolutions! were pawned relative to the notice icra, who have- been fighting- the Kaiser's legions since 301-1. But you know the old biblical paying:, "It. is harder for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven, than it. is for a camel to pass through the eye of the needle'."- Now that tho Alberta government has decided to raise tho money for the Canadian Patriotic Fund by taxation, those slackers whether they are pent out by .the chairman of the Food i alien .enemies, within our gates or not t Board: 1. Thnt u*c pledge ourselves as a congregation to Hiippoi't the said board in every possible way toward eonser- ".oMoji and production. 2. If the need for wheat be so great -we suggest a -coarser grade- of flour for war bread. IS. That it "would seem reasonable, and more virile, if tlje need for pork and bacon is as great as' stated that the authorities at once commandeer the same for war purposes, or at least forbid public sale of same, it is so manifestly unfair that loyal Canadians are refraining from'the use of bacon while their alien neighbors, next door,1 are indulging to their hearts I content while our soldiers are in need. L Wo feel that, a great deal'more should be done to control local prices. It. is surely a grievance that the price of' fish should have been allowed to rise from 20c to 30c a pound on the very week wo were asked to observe meatless -days. 5. That we ask that steps be taken j not only for the period of the war, but for all time, to prevent the largo parking concerns from fixing for the retailer the prices of their eomniodities, that is the prices at which they must be retailed. 6. As to the Soldiers of the Soil Movement, we beg to suggest that the boys be used in the fall for harvesting rather than for Spring- work, as there is so little of seeding operations that j a boy without, experience can do. Also if the boy^ are to lose two months of school again this year, we recom-j niiMid that the Military Authorities do-j mand a readjustment of the curri-/ eiilnni In harmonize wYih the same, j Especially in grades ~S.l and XII. Unit some of the less important subjects be eliminated so that the progress of the boys shall not be retarded, in that when they come to Grades XI and XI1 they shall not be called upon to pay the penalty of tho months lost. ' 7. -We fool that already an undue proportion of men have, been .enlisted j from ibe food producing fields, of Western Canada, and thai no more should be drafted, unless it be to servo, on the farms and tor the" purpose of food production. will now have to pay, pay the price the. same as the rest. There is still a chance for these people to redeem themselves in the eyes of the public by giving too and working for tin? Red Cross. 1 am very much pleased indeed to know that the people of Taber have at last, formed a lied Cross and for the future any assistance that I can give will be devoted to tho welfare of this association. The Red Cross as you all know is a world wide institution, which lookH after our own boys and also those of the enemy who may fall into our hands, it is an organization which makes no distinction but treats all alike. This has been such a fierce war, destruction has been so great and the resources of the world have been de-pleted so, that the Tied Cross today Gen. Ournc (Jets French Decora lions-Other Officers Win Distinction London, March 13.--General Cmvie was last night gaxelted grand officer of the Order De La Couronne and also Croi:; I>e Guerre. Major Gen. Uniacke. who received j the Croix De Guerre lias also received! previously the C. M. C C. B. and Order of Saint. Anne and was mentioned in dispatches three times. Captain Colin Gibson. Uoyal Fusiliers, son. of Sir John Gibson, is gazetted with tho Croix He Guerre. He a 1 r o holds the Military Cross and Order of Leopold. The following Canadians are also gazetted with the Croix De Guerre. Brig. Gen. King. Artillery; Col. Charles MiicheJl, General David Watson and Major .Hiehard Young, Artillery. - Captain Wulstan Tempest who received the \). S. O- for downing a Zeppelin in England lias subsequently earned the Military Cross for bombing two moving trains and participating in thirty-four night, bombing raids, lie returned from Canada with his brother early in the war to join tha flying corps. .Major James Turner. Royal Scots, has received the Military Cross. He was* formerly of Kingston and holds the D. S. O. and was mentioned In dispatches. Wiry Blame the Good for the Bad? ECAUSE thin. skim mi lie tOill not nourish a kaby; nothing to do Villi milk fresh pem a registered cow. MEMBER PARLIAMENT KILLED London. March 13.-Phillip K. Glaze-brook. Unionist member of parliament for South Manchester and a major in the Cheshire Yeomanry, has been killed in action in Palestine. Mr. Glaze-brook was born in 18S0 and was first elected to parliament in 1912. BECAUSE s coffee dit^elops a bitter t^ng -and . is not satisfactoi y - his nothing to do ^ith i SEAL BftAND FFEC "Seal Brand" is coffe* that has been selected from the world's best plantations b>> coffee ex* perts, roasted and blended b$ those who ha"0e gi*0en ft life* time to the study of coffi If >>ou like a cup of GOOD Coffee, tr? "Seal Brand". In }4t) and 2 pound tins-in *J\� ground, or fin* � round for percoUtors. If you vJanl Jc know if-.e true tecrit of a delicious cup of coffee* write, for our booklet."PERFECTCOFFEE -PERFECTLY MADE". CHASE 4 SANBORN, m MONTREAL GRASSY LAKE (From Our Own i'orrp.spondciit) Grassy Lake. Mar. 11.-Mr. and 1 Mrs.-Parker Cuxruthers who have been spending the winter in Ontario returned home Thursday. Word has been received from Priv i ate Cbas. (3cott that his wound was j slight. He whs held at the clearing station, but caught up with the rest of the troops next day. lie wishes to thank the ladies of Grassy Lake for bis box of good things received. Dr. Agnew, deuUat ot Medicine Hat, was in town Thursday and Friday, doing dental work. Tho Scott family of entertainers put on a good coucer/, to a full house Thursday night. The singing was very good/ tho best heard in Grassy Lake for some time. Everybody went, homo well pleased with the evening's � entertainment. The regular meeting of the council of the rural municipality of Kureka No. i>5, was held at the municipal office Monday, March 11th. Present: Deputy reeve Albert pro- beH, Parker Carrutherfi, P. S, Martin and O. J, Graham. The deputation that attended flit* convention of municipalities at Kit- monton gave in their report. The secretary-treasurer handed in a petition from the ratepayers of CoJlett district, requesting a road to the river tn Township 11. Kangein. On motion of p. CiirruiboTK the }*ecre1ary "was instructed to interview the nolic-Jlor and have ihe road and bridgn eomniitler inspect tTi*1 place and re-, port hI next regular niepting. A letter Avar, read front the Deputy j "Minister of Municipal affairs regard! 1ng the distributjou Qf spf,d grain by ' municipalities, but no action was tak.-en until the act is passed and a copy received from the department. A Ford Car Takes the Place of all These Things W HEN you own a Ford you can do. away with many articles that are a source of continuous expense to the man who still drives a horse. .For instance, not only your, driving-horse and buggy, but the single harness, blankets, whips, currycombs, brushes, horse-shoes, pitch-forks, feed-bins, etc. In their place you have a speedy, dependable, dignified, roomy Ford Car-complete in.itself. It is vastly superior to the narrow, ^ramped buggy that travels so slowly. And when a Ford is standing ?dle it ^3oes not eat three meals a day, and it requires no "looking after." ' It is the utility A Ford will save you time, trouble, and money, zar for the busy farmer and his family. t TUB UNIVERSAL CAR t Runabout - - - - $575 Touring - - - - 595 Coupe...... 776 Sedan...... 970 Chassis..... 535* One-Ton Truck - 750 F.O.B. CORD, ONT. **Ktobicoke Township Oounci) appointed J. H. Perry of LamMou AIills Treasure^', iy auoeeeii e-vhe^vc i.>. L. Slre'ght, who resigned after noaily ' twenty yetuV service. Ford Dealers - A. P. Veale, Dealer Z> N. Skouson, Dealer - Lethbridge - Warner - Raymond KvangelUt George Young, of la, B. C, delivered a stirring la*tt night In the Rons or T9nglond hall. Thm lecture was fully illustrated throughout, and traced The record of God's true light bearers from Calvary unto the present day. A record which, might well cause even the people of the twentieth century to reflect, and ponder well before acting hurriedly or speaking harshly of any who have npmed the name of the Redeemer in sincerity �nd truth. "Mr. Young, in part, aald: Tn these days of knowledge and advancement, one would almost think the �ub]ect of religious intolerance as a ban to man's progress would iiave no place in the forward march of ihe enlightenment and religious liberty of our day. Nevertheless, in the light of the events which have transpired in our midst during the past few weeks tn tho banning of "The Finished Mystery," which coniaina the interpretation of th� Biblical boohs of Ezekiel and Revelation, we see, as it. were, a reflection of that which many had hoped belonged to a darker past, when Bibles were banned and burned publicly, and when religious intolerance Rtalked through the land. Jhui Condemned at a Traitor As we review the Gospel Age, how-we behold an almost, uninter- a nd His a post ies \Me HUKgest ion v. u not received kindly. \f resulted in hh t ina Uy being unf roe i dents and to remove the ban placed upon the. interpretation of God's won� A grave injustice has been done Uf by branding us before the world af co wooers in the murderous deeds o| the, kaiser. ~x I am satisfied, however, when th# secretary of state realizes tho serf: ousness of the ban upon free religiQVis liberty and Ihe clean and Christ-Ilk^ motives of the Bible students, and lhat the charge of German pVopai ganda which has been put forth .blj some of the bver-zeulous clergy I* absolutely * false and a libel a galosh-God's truth and His witnesses. I feel honor ami justice will prevail, and the black stain will be removed from the statute hooks of Canada-AdverUee^ merit. ;