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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 1018 j Hi1: KTIIBIUDGK DAILY I IKK.ALU Activity On Verdum Front FARMERS DECIDE NOT TO PAY MORE On Ihn. French Front in Franco, Mar. 1>. -The centre of military Intorest rlurlni; I ho past tow dnya hits passed from tho Champagne lo I ho vicinity or Verdun where both I ho l-'reneh mid OormiuiH have broken into marked activity. In tho Verdun region the correspondent watched the execution of two trench raids on a large. scale carried out by the French on Saturday evening ;intl at dilwn on Sunday, the result of which exceeded nil executions. Within 12 hours tlin French had pen-etr.ii.eil thn remarkably strong systems of German trendies in both Shoppy Voort nnrl Malineourt wood to a depth .it nome points of more than a quarter of a mile. They destroyed all the enemy works, his blockhouses and shelters which had taken the Germans 111 roe years to build and brought back three hat chest of prisoners each corp- prinltiB HO men, while the French themselves Buffered only J lie. slightest loss. (ion. Von- (jhIIw'i'Iz'k army, acting under the direct!, orders of the German crown prince, displayed evident nervousness under (It is pressure, >M was shown by the hurried arrival of large reserves In motor lorries. They were loo late, however, to. hinder the French. Thu ground was very unfavorable to the French attack owing to clayey soil In which immense shell holes from former battles had become filled with water to a depth of six feet. Among these the raiders were forced to pink- their way tinder the constant peril of slipping in and drowning. The artillery preparation, however, was so overwhelming the French matevi met with little opposition to their progress. AMATEUR OPERETTA A GREAT SUCCESS (From Our Own CnrrnsDoiutent) Magrath. March 19.-On' Friday evening the pretty operetta "Sylvia," was presented by members of the Ma-gralli Ward choir. A large audience greeted the east, the house being crowded to the doors. Tho opening chorus, sung by the farm lads and lassies raking the hay was very real, the stage representing a real picture of a hay field with the sweet smelling hay and a miniature stack. All the leading parts were well Hiistalned, and excellent work wan done in the solo work, as also the dramatic part. Mrs. Aug. Wood as "Sylvia" did very well, and as a stately court lady and also In the garb of a country girl was fine. Mrs. Elva Marker in the role of "Hetty" the farmer's daughter, did excellent work, and has proved herself a star both in the musical and dramatic parts, .fared A. Mercer in "Sir Bertram DeLacyf" the court, poet, looked extremely well in his part and did fine work. His solo "Thine Forever" was among the best of the evening. Air. .las. Marker as 'William" the farm lad was well taken. Mr. Drew (Mark as "Prince Tob-by Turn" was very good and did very good work in both singing and acting. He along with the court ladies,. Miss Ada Glhb and Mrs. Rabcock, looked exceptionally well in their costumes and powdered wigs. The farmers' daughters, about lii in all were very pretty and did some good work in their dances and choruses. The farm lads received greut applause, when they marched out singing the chorus "The Karmer Is an Honest Man." The costumes and makeup added greatly to the entertainment and the great majority of people present appreciated ftie efforts of the choir, although there were a few present "sorry to say" who did not enjoy it. All thise taking part deserve great praise. It has only been three weeks since the operetta was cast and some very hard 1 work and practice has been done by all. Mrs. Hoy Stoddard and Mr. Ben-nion were a great help. Mrs. Stoddard having charge of the' dances and Mr. Hcnnlon stage manager. Mr. Bridge was musical director and Miss Bab-cock accompanist. After the matinee in the afternoon a dainty luncheon was served In the basement, the performers not having time to go home. fMlss Kellie Taylor had charge of the lunch. Whe was ably assisted by Airs. C. Jensen. On Saturday evening a very pretty dancing pafty was given by the "Grail Girls." The hall was prettily decorated with shamrocks in honor of St.. Patrick's Day. Mr. and .Mrs. (J. McMnllen of Leth-hridga spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. L. Rasmussen here. Commemoration Services. Tho regular services of tho L.D.S. church Sunday afternoon were in commemoration of the anniversary of the organization of the Relief Society. The speakers wore Mrs. Head, Mrs. A. Mercer, Mrs. Tomlinson, .1. JU Glbb and Bishop Harker. Returned Soldier. A number of town people were at the station on Thursday night to welcome home another returned soldier, (!orp. Herbert Foley. He enlisted somo two years ago in Calgary and lias worked with the Engineers. He was wounded in the battle of Ypres and l03t a limb, besides having'several other wounds. Corp. Foley lived here for four or five years, being the foreman of the CP.R. Construction On. After visiting here a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Loyd ho left for Coal-dale where he has accepted the position of foreman of the C.P.R. in that place. the teachings of this association. The teachings of the Bible students are not pacifist in any sense or degree; nor do they advocate "peace at any j taut Also Ask Citizens to Aid Where Possible - Want Repair Station Here Import u n i resolutions were passed by the meeting of the district farmers on Saturday afternoon. I'rohably one of Hit most important was thai, deciding not lo pay it higher wage to farm labor than $tl0 a mouth. Another resolution 'read as follows: v.horeas, It is well known that there is sr..'world wide demand for farm produce and whereas farm labor is likely I to be short for getting in llir- crop litis i spring, and whereas larm labor oTtor-I ing for service may demand exhorbl-wages that no fanner can at meeting assembled, quest, Hie Croviiiil,.' amend Lie Act now I, .to tin In provide for ;). panics selling machii,. lirldge District to )..-.!. of repairs in l.elhbt i !.-� other two above natte-d j TWO KILL!:; i]);-'-tfully i'"-''tsiattitf to '.; '-on-tideri'd, Machine cone in the l.etli TO MAKE STATEMENT ON AEEIEI) LOSSES �per .ell the Umdiui, .Mar. an. - J first lord of the ml initio make a statement commons today on en nage destroyed by Miami. Florida, M were killed and :!:'. early today hi the pnliil'lies a � IV s 1 iii! i lis -'lire.- allied price." In fact they do not preach i ford to pay at seeding time with the peace at all. On the. contrary, the Bible students have for over thirty years pointed to the scriptures to show that this present condition of things was coining upon the world, as anyone can prove by consulting the works el the late Charles T. Kussull, the founder of the association. The book of the series was published in 18811. The fourth volume, "The Battle of Armageddon.'' was written by Pastor Russell over twenty years ago, from which I quote as follows: page 1", "The approaching trouble is inevitable: the powerful causes uro ali at work, and no human,power is able to arrest their operation and progress toward the certain end: the effects must follow as the Lord foresaw and foretold." Now that tho very things pre-dictad are coming to pass, how inconsistent it would be for us to advocate peace. ; � Twenty years ago Pastor Russell pointed out that the trouble to come upon Christendom would be in the nature of war, followed by revolution and anarchy. To show that our po'si-tlon has not changed, 1 quote from a letter from the president of this tis-soclation to the Secretary of State Tor Canada, dated Feb. 20, 1918, as follows: "They (Bible students) have no disposition to interfere with or attempt to stop the war. They could not: if they would, and they would not If they could, because it is a clear fulfilment of Divine prophecy." 1 would ask Mr. Symonds or anyone else to kindly study the teachings of this association before endeavoring to present them In public. Thanking you for your space, Yours for the truth, i P. II. HARDING. risks of crop, hail, rust, cutworms and, drought, still to be met. before the! crop is harvested, and whereas there: are hundreds of men working in the stores and offices in the cities. I owns and villages throughout the country-who have had experience in farm work, ; fJI'slJ Therefore he it. resolved that this con-i >: : * > * *>**>*� USl-h'H, "The Mnlin an u-eiess dead weight." are hitched right close up." front wheels to push." � t'nivcrsal is all Tractor." "Xo bi'il'i Traetm- is made for tough sod." "The sis . ifietiiions are absolutely guaranteed." "It is made in the largest TraWor factory in the world." "It is gitaiantred by the oldest Implement, farm in the state." "7fi00 so'I in Hi 17. 20.0(111 contracted to build in L'lv" "The. 111a'.i .whn drives the Tractor runs the binder." "It is iih-olutely a one man outfit." 2 cylinders-. 4 cylinder. Size 15'is a HO per cent You can I:a be kept in Leii work. "Service Co. The price guaranteed ami F.'-incinber .'* A.. 2 plows in breaking. .0 in spiLLI--. :; plows in breaking. 4 in stubble, r starter and runs a 2S separator, serve power. Xo running on full capacity. - 'dtwry today. No waiting. Repairs, a full stork will idiICxpi it will lie kept solely ror Moline Tractor and always bus been the- watchword of the Moline �it.'lit. no other maker can touch it The quality is ' eiia.aim is behind it. People's Forum Communications under this heading must bear the Hignaturos of the writers. SAYS THIS IS UNFAIR. 1110 3rd Avenue South. Lethbridge, March 19, 11)18. Editor the Herald, Dear Sir: In the report of proceedings, of the Forum in your isstle of March IS appear these, words: "W. Symonds attacked the censorship on the ground that I hey had made a grand mistake in suppressing the hoik of a certain sect much In the. public eye at the present time, * * * lie declared I hat the adherents of this sect, were pacifists pure and simple, and their so-enlled revelations were nothing but a plea for 'notice at any price.' " 1 assume the above is a reference In the International Bible Students' association. It shows gros3 ignorance on the purl ut lite apetiker us .regards First minister, secretary of state for external affairs-Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Laird Borden, P. C. G. C. M. G, K. C. LL. D. Minister of trade, and commerce- Rt. Hon. Sir George Bulaa Foster, P. C, K. C M. G., B. A.. D.C.L., LL. D. 1 Minister without portfolio - Hon. Francis Cochrane. .Minister of finance-Hon. Sir William Thomas White, K. C. -M. G., 11. A. Minister of Justice-Hon. Charles Joseph Doherty. 1J.C.I... LL. D. Minister of Labor-Hon. Thomas Wilson Crothers, K.C., B.A. Minister of railways and canals- Hon. John Dowsley Reld, M.D. Minister of overseas military forces-Hon. Sir Albert Edward Komp, K.C.M.O. Minister of goldiers' cure re-establishment-Hon. Sir James Alexander Lougheed, K.C.M.G., K.C. Secretary of state and minister of mines-Hon. Martin Burrell. Postmaster general-Hon. Pierre Eilouard Blondin. Minister qf the interior-Hon. Arthur Meigheu, K. C. Minister of tn'.*nd revenue-Hon. Albert Sevigny, K. C. J Minister of marine and fisheries ! and of the naval service-Hon. Chas.! Colquhoun Ifcllantyne. ! Minister of Customs-Hon. Arthur I Lewis Slfton. j Minister of immigration and col- i ohizatlon-Hon. James Alexander Cal-1 dev. . ' President of the nrivy council- ' Hon. Newton Wesley Rowell, K.C. Minister of militia and defence- Maj.-Gen. Hou. Sidney C. Mewburn, K. C. ! Minister of agriculture-Hon. Thorn-; as Alexander Crerar. Minister of public works-Hon.! Frank Broadatreet Carvell, K.C. i Minister without portfolio-Hon.! Alex. K. MacL-ean, K.C. Minister without portfolio-Hon.! Gideon D. Robertson. Provincial Cabinet ' The provincial cabinet Is composed of the following: President of comic!!, minister of railways and telephones - Hon. Charles- Stewart. Provincial secretary-Hon. George P. Smith. . Attorney-general - Hou. C. W. Cross. Minister of agriculture-Hon. Duncan McLean Marshall. .Minister of education-Hon. J. 11. Boyle. Minister of municipal affairs-Hon. Wilfred Gariepy." Provincial treasurer - Hon. C. R. Mitchell. Minister of public works-Hon. Archibald .1, McLean. . The Ford Saves tne the Horses lay and Oats i "T HAS been estimated that five acres of land are required to maintain one horse for a year, and that the same five acres would produce nearly enough food for two people. If 50,000'Canadian farmers each replaced one horse with a Ford, 250,000 acres would be added to the Nation's source of food supply and enough extra food made available to feed lOO.OOO people. , Just think what a great service this means to the country at the present time and the benefit to the farmers from the sale of food produced on this acreage. A Ford car also saves the former a week or more of valuable time each year, which can be used for further productive work. The Ford travels three times as fast as a horse and rig-costs less to run and keep, and is far easier to take care of. Willi labor so scarce and high priced, time means money, so do not delay in getting your Ford. BOMB MANNHEIM London. Mar. 111.-British airplanes; dropped a ton of bombs on the tier-, nian city of Mannheim on Monday, it i was officially nmitiunced tonight. ! French Sub L�flt ' Paris. Mar. 19.-The Fttmeh .subimir-1 ine.Oiana, not having keen heard front t for a long time, is considered as lost, j it hub officially announced today. Runabout Touring - - - - Coupe ..... Sedan ..... Chassis..... Or.e-To,n Truck F.O.B. FORD, ONT. Ford Garage, Dealers -A. P. Veale, Dealer Z. N. Skouson, Dealer - Lethbridge - Warner - Raymond personal Saving?. Accouru Canada, with  pporLini'ie: tiaining In h.:;. -.> e\ptn-i education in thnn In later life.. L ETH 0 RIDGE BRANCH -  -CARDSTON BRANCH -BARONS BRANCH  Art Your Children learning to Save Money*? Each maturing son and daughter should have a In the Union Bank of  to sa^e regularly, and m-.-ncy v/bely. Such �;;)6' '.'/111 provq Invaluable F. VV. NICHOLSON. Manager F. V. C.nvers, Manager J. DL'.ckwood, Man.-igcr AUCTION SALE OF 36 Head of Mares & Geldings vVILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE AT THE LETHBRIDGE SALE AND FEED BARN On FRIDAY, MAR. 22nd AT TWO O'CLOCK SHARP Those arc all broken to work and will be suld to the highest, bidder as the party owning them lias sold his farm. .\'ow is your iliance to liny ;i work main i>l your own price;. TERMS CASH. J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer AUCTION SALE " AT WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS TENTH STREET SOUTH FRIDAY NEXT, MARCH 22 AT TWO O'CLOCK FRANK WADD1NGTQN WILL SELL BY AUCTION, AS ABOVE, A QUANTITY OF HIGH CLASS FURNITURE AND EFFECTS INCLUDING: Very handsome dining suite in fumed oak, comprising buffet, chairs and round extension table: solid leather upholstering in seats and backs of chairs; fumed oak bed with coil springs and nearly new OSTERMOOR MATTRESS; child's col with heavy brass top rails, drop sides anil extra felt, matttess: MAGNIFICENT BEDROOM SUITE in IVORY ENAMEL, comprising bed, dresser, dressing table with wing mirrors and chiffonier. Umpire style; beautiful brass bed with springs and mat tress; very fine dresser in fumed oak; extra large size mirror; extension lounge: carpet squares; drop head sewing machine; secretaire desk: ("ongoleuin rug, lOVix U'; new I'-hurncr "New" Perfection stove with oven; .Kitchen cabinet with shelved cupboard and bins, belcw; heavy wool blankets; SINGER HAND SEWING MACHINE, nearly new; "Arcadian" MALLEABLE STEEL RANGE In splendid condition, complete, with copper tank; set dishes; bread mixer; knives and forks; kitchen utensils, etc. ' ON VIEW THURSDAY, 7.30 TO 9.00 TERMS CASH PHONE 770-469 "WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" AUCTION SALE OF Farm Stock and Implements At 19-5-22, W. of 4th, 4 miles West of Magrath On Thursday, Mar. 21st AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP HORSES-1 team black geldings, f> and S years old. weight 2700 lbs.: 1 team bay mares, 7 and S years old. weight 2800 lbs.; 1 grey mare, 4 years old. weight 1400 lbs.; 1 grey geldings, 6 years old. weight 1400 lbs.; 1 bay mare, 7 years old, weight 1400 lbs.; I team bay geldings, 4 years old, weight 2000 lbs.; 2 saddle horses, years old, weight lt!00 each; l> geldings, 4 to 8 years old, 'Weight 1400 each. All above horses broke to work. CATTLE-I ifresh cow; 2 cows lo l.e fresh in spring; li store hogs, 12fi lbs. each. HARNESS-II sets of double team harness; 25 horse collars, sizes IS to 22. IMPLEMENTS, ETC-1 duck foot cultivator, nearly new; 1 4 section steel harrow; 2 gang plows; 1 Mtissey-llarris S-foot hinder; 1 Deering binder; 1 lumber wagon and grain tan!;; 1 lumber wagon and box: 1 mower, C-fool; 1 hay rack; 1 land packer; 1 disc harrow: 1 single buggy; 1 walking plow; 1 McOormick hinder; X fanning mill: 1 blacksmith forge; 1 feed grinder, 15 inch burs; 1 Sharpies cream separator: I Humley engine, Itix-JS; t "(i-Kuhiely separator; above engine and separator only used one seas.on; 1 ti-furrov.- plow, gang, John Peer make. Also household furniture and effects. TERMS OF SALE-Half cash, balance to be payable November 1st, 1918, on approved joint notes with 8 per cent, on ail credit amounts; or 5 per cent, off all credit amounts for cash. 1 JAMES A. SMITH, Auctioneer HILMER BROS., Proprietor* ;