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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VVf^5nesdady, march 13, im THE LEITIBRIPGE DMLY HERALD page nint! , (From Oiif Own.Crfirre�nonUetit) Macleod, lyiavcli' 12.-Pto. Prank Orler recelvod .his discharge from the MlllHa Departmont-At Calgary. He was raarrlod Saturday, and has taken a posltloh with the Bank of Com-morce In one of thfe Calgary firanchdi. In a lettor just received from Llout. Grady, lio speaks of tho conscription in Canada, and blamos iho young men for It, as they did not onllBl, wh#n the^ could do so freely, so the govern' ment had to put conscvlptlon In force In order to inajto those who cftuldbut would not enlist, forije thorn to do so, and thus Bhard tlielr part of the hi>f den and duty to their country. Norman Orler and his hrlde, who have spent their,honeymoon in Call fornia and'the southern cities, relumed last week, and,Vill make their homo at the ranch on WlUoW Creek'. Alberta for mo T^aBj;he way he-put it when asked how ha'liked thovsouth. U&nil sales contiiiue each week, �wltlta prices-risiiig just like t.ho high cost of living. ^ � ; . MomUers of Ihe Masonic order have removed to ^helr old quarters over McNay'B DruiC'Store, where they are busy tltllng,ut)tl/elr new lodge room, which win be Itl keeping with thelt-order. .' ' John T. IJavey, Manlcod's pioneer jeweler, rotui'ntsi hbtrie from ^visiting his old horab in OhtBrld. ,I}e ^as culled by wire In vlall'hls sick mother, and iirrlved in time to see her before she died. The ifiinera! took place at tho old family uhtirqh.'burylng ground Mr. Duvey spoukB ot the cold and sjioW of tho east as much worse than AI bfcrta. At a; congregational* jueeting of the Methodist'church, Maclcod, resolutlonH wore passed relative 'to the notice sent out by .the chairman of the Pood JJourd:   I. 'J'hnt wc liledgo ouraelves as crjngrogatlon (bmippm't the said board in every possible'way toward coiiaor ration and production.' ^ '2. (f tho need for wheat be so great we suggest a xoaraer grade'of flour for war broad. 3. That it'would seem reasonable, and more virile, It the need for pork and baco|i;is as great as* stated that tho authtfrltles at once commandeer the same for war purposes,,or at least forbid publle sale' of same.' It is so manifestly'unfalV-that loVal Cariad ians are retraining from'the iise of bacon while their alien neighbors next door; are Ipdulging to their hearts content while our soldiers are In need 4. Wo feef that a great deal more should be done to control local_ prices. It, is surely a grievance that the price ot' fish should have been lyiowed to risofrom' 20c to"3ttc"a pound oh the very week .wo, wer?> asked to,observe meatless >days.' ' 5. That 'we ask that steps be taken) not only tor tho period of the war, but for all time, to prevent the largo pack' Ing concerns from fixing for tho retailer tho prices of their commodities, that Is the prices at ;which; tliey 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 r/ither thai! foe Si)rlng-'work, as there is so Utile of seeding operations that a boy without experience can do. Also if the boyj> are to lose two months ot school again this year, we recommend that the MllltOJ'y Authorities demand a roadjustmoiit; of tho curriculum to harmonize w\h the same., . flOspoclally In grades ^I .a"ml Xll. that some of -the loss 'important silbjects 1)0 eliminated so that the progress of the boys shall not bo retarded, in that when they come to Grades XI and Xll they shall not he called upon to pay the penalty of tho months lost. 1 7. .We fopl that already an imdue proportion of men have,been ,cnllsted from the food producing^ fields, of � Western Canada,, and that 'no more should ho dypft^edMiplesB It be to serve on the � farms aij^ I6r ft he" purpose, of tood produc.yon,',-, / i � �' ; are in Hlrenuous circumstances; Therefore, I would atk every mao, woman and child hi-tho Tabsr eon-Btltuencv to work, and to use all thoir Influence for the welfare of the' Red Cross. , _ , . ,,   , , ji _. The president has requested me, to Communlcayons under^tWs jUesd n�, om of those to receive fnnrts for ' wrTt.��T '� Tied Cross, as,e People's Forum CANADJAN PATRIOTIC PUNO TABBR CONftTITUENCV To th6 Editor mriild: Dear Sln^Klndly allow, ma to say few-words In r�KaM. to the'Canadian Patriotic Fund, � the Alberta gdrernnidnt are for tha future �olng to l0ok aftar th� lntar�iir (if this fond, thertf irill be no naoe�altr> for tutbi;* doiistlon*; As sacrelary of the above fund for the Taber Constituent I have forwarded what had .on deposit here In the Bank of Hamilton consisting ot �even thomand,' titty two dollars and seventy-three oentt, (?7,052,7?.), to Mr. 1', Turner Bono, of Calgary, iwho la secr^ary of the Canadian Patriotic Fiind for Southern Alberta, and this riding, may ftow consider them-selyea dissolved and any monies that they may haye on hand, must be forwarded at once to Mr. Turner Bone, Calgary. , I take much pleasure In congratulating the people ot the Taber constituency for tho strong support they have given this fund since Its organization, as-a. Rural Constituency they stand upon-the top rting ot tho ladder. . jThere are, however, a tew odd .ones, who I am sorry to say have not done their duty by the Canadian Patriotic Fund, and It was not because they did,not have the. means, but It^has been too hanl for them, to separate themselves from their gold, although they knew It was for tho benefit of tho wlyo? and, children ot our soldiers, who have been fighting the Kaiser's legions since 1914. everyone knows mo awl my office Is situated on the main thoroughfare, so if you wish' you msy at Rfiy time drop In and leave your donation with me. be It large or small It will bo ihanhfuUy received. Further for the benefit of the soldiers' wives; I will always look after their Interests tho same as usual, any BBsIstunco that they may require of me will he given In tho future the �ame as In the past. 'DiBbklng you Mr.. B^Jitor for the lipace.' I remain, yours very truly, W. BRUSH OnUBB. CANADIAN OFFICERS GET Gen. CurrleGels French Decorn-tions-Other OffJcens Win Distinction But you know the old-�lbllcal saying, "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 lo' raise the-money, for the Canadian Patrl&tlu' Fund by taxation, those slackers whether they are alien .enemies, within our gates or not will now have to pay, pay the price Iho same as the rest. There is still |,a chance for these people to redeem Ibemselves In the eyes of the public by giving too and working for ^^jjio Rod Ci'oss. 1 am very much plpased indeed to know that the people of Taber have at last formed a Red 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 looks after our own boys and also those\Of tho enemy who may fall Into our hands. It is an organization which makes no distinction but treats all alike. oppose ^OiAWan deering op lumber / Washington, March J.'?.-The senate military committee loday heard a delegation of lumbermen who arc opposing a, war department bill author-lelng the president to commandefcr lumber and timber for the ' iirmy, navy and shipping board. OUERNMV OOV^nNbR DKaO Ix>ndon, Mar,"- 13.-Baron Blytlies-wood, lleuteMttt governor of Ouerniey. Alderney and dependencies from 19D!1 to 1908, diad .yesterday at Douglas, L�narhshlreT . � Barrlngton/'O. Uouglas Oatnphell; third Darofi Btytlieswood. was born la 1845 and succeeded to the title In tiOi. He was former comnv�nlou like a cup of G60D Coffee, trP "Seal Brsnd". In ^,1 and 2 pound tins-in tKn tMn, ground, orjint ground for percoUtvrs. ~ If yw taanf h know iht true t*cr9t if a Jelldeus cup of caffet, uiilte ftt our iookU -PERFECT COFFEE -PERFECTLY MADE". CHASE & SANBORN, / iKONTREAL. aRASSYLAKE (From Our Own Correapondoiit) Grassy Lake, Mar. 11.-Mr. and Mrs.'Parker Gafruthors who have been �pending the .winter In Ontario returned homo Thursday. Word has been received from Priv ate Ohns, Scotj: tbf^t his wound was slight. Hq Vat^heJd at the clenrlng station, hut caught up with the rest ot the troops next day. He wishes' .to thank the ladies' of Grassy Lake for his box of/good "things received. Dr. Agnew, dentist of Medicine Hat, was' In town T}nJr.^day,.'and Friday, doing dental work. ' The ^cptt family ot entojtalners put on a good' cop'obrt, to a full house Thursday night. Tho singing was very good,'lbQ^ best heard In Grassy Laka for some tfnie. lilvorybody wont homti well pleasM wUH the ,.evotiing'�.-OB: te;tBlni�ient. The r�fii1ai' i�oetli?g?.of. the eoufncin ot the rural niuntcipallty of Eureka Ko. 66, wa^ jield at (he municipal oU flee .MondaylvMavoh llth. , .Presont: Deputy reeve Albert Pro beH,'Parker Carnithers, P. S. Martin and O. X Grahiaui;: ' The deputation thjit attended' - Hifo conjiontlon >of inun'clnaHtles at Ed mbnton gave iii-tb^lr report.- ' !The gforetary-treaBurer handed in a petuion from the ratepayers of CoUett dlsti'lct, t'aquestlng a fpad to tho river In Township 11, Rangolfi. On motion of P. Oai'rulliorH Iho secretiiry was instvucted to Interview the solicitor ,nnd have die road and bridge comrtiHtijiS luspoct file pluco an/l -ro Iiort �l n^Jft regular meeting* A lottor.was read from the fJepaty Mluistorof' Mqnicipiil atfHlrfi regarding tho (|latHI)HtJci|}._9t seed gniln by niunlclnn)it(�B,;l)Utno action was taken unt J jtljp act Jfl p��sed and a.copy rtfoelye^ flptfii t)�e;4opartniont. ^Etob|o6H>5 Township Oounoll �p-pplnted 'J; Mvwy of-Laipfilwi Mills-Tjea8U>#,:';ig ^mMH fx-Hm, U 8(ro!glif,;,;fltbo�;n^�i|ei)f)il after noavly vwouty'years' service, "t't then you own a Ford you can do,away with many article* 1/1/ that are a spftrce ofjpontinXious expei|(Hf to the man who still Jf V drives a horse. ;For instance, not only your, driving-horse and buggy, but the .sirtgle harness, blanketsi whips,, currycombs, brushes, horse-shoes, pitdi-forks, feed-bins, etc. i ^n their place you have a speedy, dependable, dignified, roomy Ford Car-complete m,it8elf. It is vastly siipenoSr to the narrot/r, Sramped buggy that travels so slowly. Aixd wl>en a Fmd is standing ile it ^oes not'eat three meals a day, and it'requires no "looking-- after*" ' - ' A Ford will save you time, trouble, and money. ^FoifiS Garage, Dealers -'A. P. Veale, Dealer Z. Ne kou8dn^ D"oNT, ^ ; Lethbridge - Warner '�2" Raymbniil Jesus Crucified Upon Charge of Sedition by High Ecclesiastics^-^Bible Students Have No Sympathy With Murderous Be Stopped." X]T*OCelt�t George Young, of VIetor-la, B. C, delivered s. stirring lecture laft nl�ht In the Sons of S)ngland hall. We lecture' was fully illustrated tliirouchout, and traced the recoM of Ood's true light bearers from Calvoiy unto the preeent day. A reconi whicn. 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 nvmed the name of tho Redeemer in tinoerlty end truth: 'Mr. Young, lu pwt, Mtd r In these days of knowledge and advancement, one would almost tbiul: the lubjeot of religious intolerance as a ben to man's progress would liave SK) piece In the fonvard march of the enllRhtenment and religious liberty of our day". Neverthelesfi", In the light of the events which have transpired in our midst during the . past few weeks In tho banning of "The Finished Mystery," which contains the interpretation of the Biblical books of Bwklel end 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 intolcr-ence stalked through the land. Jeeue jCendemned a Traitor A� we review the Gospel Age, ho^--erer, we behold an almost uninterrupted battlfe between 'entrenched ecclealastlrtsm on the one hand and the reformers, the leaders ot religious advancement and emancipation, on the other hand. The struggle between truth and error, light and darkness, commenced when the lowly Nazarohe, standing free irom the creeds and religions leaders of His day, taught the people the Word of God in Its purity. Without money and without price. Tho scribes and Pharisees, the D.D.'a of that day, were chagrined and embittered because He taught the people and rebuked their creeds and hypocrisy In no uncertain manner. "Woe unto you ecrlbes and Pharisee*. 'You have taken away, the key of knowledge (the understanding ot My Father's Word from tho common people). You neither enter in yourselves, and those that were entering In ye hindered (slandered and misrepresented). You have made tLe Word ot God of non-effect by your traditions (creeds)." The result was Ignoring every principle of justice and equity. They condemned the Lamb ot God to be crucified. They sold Hi,i teachinfe were seditious. They stirred up the Romen governor, Intovmlng him that Jeeua and His teachings were d:s-loyal and libellous,.�nd irhen given the opportunity of their choice ot the freedom ot Jesus or Barabbas the murderer, they,preferred Barabba.i in preference to the Son of God. The Battle for Rellaloue Liberty/ Following the death dt the Redeemer we observe a continual battle between the lowly. Inoffensive followers of Jesus and the high ecclesleitlcs, which high ecclesiastics have invariably exercised their baneful influence through the civil authorities, While they themaelves have posed as' the champions of ail that is holy and honorable. I Thus during the first century the church was small 'and insignificant, retaining'a large measure of her Master's spirit, The second century found tl)e church increased In numbers, and the elders or bishops claiming they were,apostolic bishops, successors to the''Apostles- (the same as certain blehops claim today). Pew could.fei|S''9r;wrlte, a. Bible cost a fortune, aiiai^^tlie'phurch begari.tb be contaminated witli'fo'rm'alism and heathen doctrine^, while creed-making hod its ^small fteglnnljiB. The' third century foul9d *the church^ greatly i'Increased In wealth and.numbers, while the pagan 'iBnitieror;vin(i|)l('K fif th(> iVazurene arid to hiivo. no feliowRhIp with the works ot . ilarluii'.-^s. German Propaganda Faleehood Llko Ihe D.D.'s ot our Lord's day, .sonii; .klng of many kingdoms, and that following the war, aCCoTdiug -to the prophetic record, revolution would come in many countries, as the Blhlo declares, '"So great end so mighty as there has not been since man has bein upon the face ot the earth." And that foUoWfng that there would be a spell ot anarchy (Which would result In the sweeping away of ,all the forms ot op-, -- , ipression and false religious systems, mon Btandera ot faith, for the empire,! And that following .which the most he summoned one thousand of the sup-pbsed postollo bishops to meet at Nicea,. to form a standard of' i'aith. Only-about ,38* acceptejl tixe Invlta-ti.6n.-They met the tlife spring,otA.p. 325. The wrangled aiid.quarrelled,- and disputed for weeks. They could agrSe upon hotbihg. f'ihally, the unbapl^ized Kmperor of Rome,, a late convert from pagenlemi stepped In and, with the aid of the Bishop;,of Rome, formed''what we have toddVthe Nicean creed. History records ithat this -eame emperor murdered hl� own son the same year. :, . Following the promulgatlok of. this creed, the decree went forth/^hnt all who would'.nqt;.worahlp-according to it would.be considered enemlea ot the emperor, and hed the,privilege of be, Ing .toanlehed. The persecution which followed He oohoeptldn finally ipulmln-ated, oenturlea later. In the tearful in-quisUion,'Wliile;,Arlus and the Bishop ot Marmarioa, and otbers^who opposed the formation of th^ creed, tied for their lives.'/:;-;  ^[ ^� - plr'ltuel. Harlotry .'NeveriheleM God was not without His true witnesses during' these dark times.'Petov^W^aldo, Wycllft and others helll aloft ,tho banner ;_or Jesu.s Ghrlst und' Him crucified, and tho hope ut the comlns kingdom, while In the fifteenth conlury ' Martin I^nthor' raised MifiW- the banner of, religious liberty. 0|)t�lntng a Latin copy ot tho >few Teftument,/there ho: behekt'^jus-tificatlon by^talth through the;blood ot Jeeue ClirlPt, Instead ot Justltlcatlon by the dt^trino of the mama; penancei, etc, He wrote to the high ecolenlaBllcr I powiJr^'Ql- bU day, suKgeatiug Chat a-couuull^lt�! called to cAatder U there had not WK-ltWay''Yrom'th^ iruih -  - as 'pmehfld by our*Lord Jesus blesseo-" reign ot peace and equity would gradually be established on the earth-"The desire of air Jiatlons, Christ's Kingdom." Thus, for instance, the second 'and fourth volum^ of tho studies ot the Scriptures, which deals with these prophesies, and which were written over twenty years ago, a'ppear as It they had been wHtten since the war commenced. ., The Finished Mystery �, Last xar (^lo Bible Students published the Posthumou's work of^as-tor Russell, late president of the International Bible Students' association 6t London, England,, and Brook-lyni Now York; This book deals with the; hitherto unexplained books of the Bible, Ezeklel, Revelations and the Songs of Solomon. These books of the Bible are now due to be understood as we are living In the close ot the age. Habukuk 2.2, and Daniel yl2:1-4. The book of Ezeklel und and the booU ot Revelations contain the prophetic Indictment against the "Neither,-hot nor coiil'' compromising ohurcli, systems of our day. The Indictment is God's (Udlctment, not man's, And not only sp. but these books of the Bible foretell the.immediate l'ut,ur6;and contain God's message of hope, and at the sniiio time His niesaage of warning to tho children of men. Somo High Kccleslastl'cfi desirlnB these things to bo kept from the people and of Keeping theip. un^er theli' treedal liittuonqe, and. being: .finable to defend iheir'orecdafrom'-tbi} truth of God's Word, have ruleed the cry of t�odltlun and I German propaganda. ; I am sorry to say Itr.dpftr'friends,' hut,'even yesterday, In tha'-lftir oHyl] of Oalgary, one of the prominent ittl^i-Istej;^,, speaking from h\� .4>u)|>)t. said, "The government.had .nO|''(;�|ie fur the messenger to. the last stage ot-the Christion church (the Laodicean)-was Pastor C. T. Russell, the last, of the great reformers. The man who started his ministry worth $300,000 and who died October SI. 1916, pennileee. His last will and testimohy bequeathing b'ut $200.00 to his wife. For forty years Pastor Russell traveled Uirough-out the world calling attention to the various prophecies and the wonderful plan of God as revealed in the Bible. He was classed as the world's greatest author, editor, lecturer and pas-tpr. Ills studies in tho scrlptuihes, pamphlets aiid booklets, published in 19 languages, have reached the enormous circulation of 20,fl00,000__cople�. His seMnona have appeared in -over �1,000 newspapers whose number of weekly leaders have totalled^ ISiOOO,-000, while the Bible Students' Monthly, published in 35, languages, has reached the enormous free distribution of 60,000,000 copies, while from 1878 he pointed to the prophecies which tnarked present conditions. , . Literature Sold at Coit ' in order that the literature ot the Bible Students might reach all classes, their literature i^sold practically at cost in all countries, -while expensive ' works such as the �mphallc Dlaglot, containing the original Greek and ISngllSh, word for,.wwd translaUon of the Bible,, has been'bquKh^.'up to di�^ , tribute at a nominal' charge ;to the common people.  ^ t tell you, my triende. It Is np^to us to .take a stand for the Bible anil God's trues, not bv suppreeaInK Hit' message,^ but by taking It aa nur-' standard. ' Freedom Purchased With Blood of ; Martyrs^Bible Studenta Fined- > : Are the people of Canada gping to; permit their heritage of religious lib- w erty and freedom, which was purchae-,, ed by the blood-of the martyrs'to-be * trampled under foot? Do we defilre'^^-ai to walk In Ml'e light of God's revelation, or do we .wish It suppressedT AaK' Lord Hugh Cecil said In tho Brltlfh v'-=tj house of parUameni,"Aie we KOjpB �'^'f^ to put the laws of the state (laws'-of man) before the love of God?' If ao, we are following In the wake of Ger-many. We are erecting a^ Molqch," 'VL "an abomination of desolation." 8ure-,l | the^e days ofistress and trial,:mlataket' are Uahj^. to' be hiade and injaaUcti'; probab)y ur,'r that Is the public petiUon.Accordtni*.! ly, the Bible,students,are siet^ing^to^ S gether a natlon-widis petition^ i^rfyr \ lug and petitioning our govern mmt �: to exami,ue our atan'ding as.Bib^ ati% dents and to Remove Hhe'ihan/iilKq^ >l upon the lutorpretatlipn of Qpd'a^.woriL' "-M A grave iniusilce has been i dplia :MV "i by-branding us before the'WOfldiiM'^ .a c'o-wojk'fers'In the murderousldeeda]a|''>^ tho kaiser. "^''li^ 'f ; lani satisfied, howoyer./wjHiB Jkt' ^ � SucritHry of fifate realizes th* ouBuoss of the,ban upon trejE);r^UKiflU,'];:^^' Hborty und the clean and^'Chript-ljSiir^ motives of thp- Bible atudenti)^' VHr^ th^t the charge of:t'Germ^|t1||^. j gome . of the bver-2flatouii:>j:c|�|fy!jifU^ absolutely  false, and.> i>. Ubei .gAgslliB' ^ Ood's i,'uU> und Uia wltni�p�9 honor i^ud juhHco will iM-6ran>'' black staln'will he'rento^i;f,l^Qan^