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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Sat urday, May THE DAILY HERALD Page 11. Missionary Secretary Likely To Be Elected Moderator Presbyterian General Assembly Will Swiii Be in Session in Union Will be One of tlie Bfig Problems Dealt With Ottawa. Onl., the members of the day. June 7, the John For- rest, former university, will i L- pufeie deeply concerned is body are most the proposition that .Lac church should unite in in this city, the years since, at t'r general assembly -the assembly in St. .Jc an or- "jganic way with the Methodist and churches of Canada. It the meet- .John. the church in Canada, 51. '-a unanimously in favor of successor to Dr. step, and it is anticipated post In the church is in the the in the church court the members of the assembly, be quite as keen us in j well known to all Presbyterian's; .if- not-more so.. As I the honor will this year fall upon approaches' when the final I Rev. Dr. R. P. 'Macka-Wof Toronrfe the question is to be reach- What we stated when we began business, regarding the Superior Quality -of our us prove that we can end your worries regarding eneral secretary. of- the -foreign.-' mis-.' "tire "'Tttitevest in the matter amon question has presbyteries from the ready to press Pacific, and the result tion. There .was, sympathy on the part tion on the part. .of.the the representa- at that tirae to do all favor of the movement, sible to Dr. Forrest.' especially as 'vote was 54 presby- raeeting was held in the city to 14 pres.by- he had been a'life-long resident, showing, Dr. Mackay gracefully withdrew. the move-; was admitted af'that time than. i< for Mackay must be elected this year., arid- ministers anc7 ,4 in it is extremely improbable that who are in the union, vidual other name will .be mentioned. One are opposed to features in the pro- or two other ministers of the church posed basis. been nominated during the year among them a western missionar. held in very high'esteem, in the church Rev., Huah for the sympathy with the movement, pist quarter, of a'century has been at, will. Ask Oainlcn of People work at, Round Lnke, Pask., in a mis-' 'to the Indians. It is considered DUFFERIN STREET PHONE 452 lhe in the but every mittee would be behind this hurch, and every' indi-' church, will.be asksd .out of. the relation of Queen's Closer Control by West suggestions with-_reference to any university 'to the -church', and ii seems mission work of the church, in which in they .will be considered by .uponiwhi fje union committee of the three bee churches and such changes as may It is the purpose of the church that considered desirable will be made. during the latter years of his fceen rincipal SQ mucll lnter'ested( has improbable, however, -that .the. name of, question should, at the forthcom-i the latter will be brou-ht before meeting of the assemblv, be sent file semb v Re- D R P kav to the people, the rank and has aWvs of the church for judgment Tb at Subsequent Procedure administered from Toronto, .._ is the headquarters of Rev. F. b and Principal the secretary of the now. to charge has taken the same home mif._ion ccmraittee_ At the meet- favorable to .small coterie of Presbyter- jn there w-u come up for union cause, on being asked what uas, however, has strongly resisted CDnsideration the question of appoint- Rev. Carmichael N of Moisture Fell- Mr. Wolsey Building Active (Special to .the 'Cardston, May .farmers are he was for. a considerable period the ECPPe of the forth-coming meeting to minister of the Presbyterian' church in act on tte judgment of the' presbv- Parkdale. From .this, church he Was and to consummate the union. transferred to the position of secretary 1 he organwauon is, however, morally of the foreign missions committee of to take DO action until the peo- the church. In this capacity he has P'e have given the final judgment, and travelled extensively in foreign lands. copse will be followed. visiting the missionaries, and his man-' Ic is learned, however, that it is the agemen-t of the work has been regard- Jitention of the union committee 'to ed as highlv successful. propose something additional, to this. r.araed reioicmg these day recent ;hat nothing- could be-tinued. Large sums of money have sxicl on' that matter until the sovereign teen -raised for the college Presby- f th.s ,_osjt_-OI_ and there is roiibt'! t-" w voice of the people had been heard, Isrlan-people, but the demands of a JSs5 wm made a'H tee1'lubllaat: 'Jt the people are favorable and decide modern university are so great that Thea "j___ Addition to -aS shou'cr-v on Friti'av tost and on for union; then the method of-pro- these gifts have been insuffici- f0r __ocitioii the assemblv! 'll raineci more like it was c-dure will-be determined. There are ent deal to a snow came Sun- matters in.-connection-with the funds Ten years ago the and'properties of the churches which at its annual attended to, and bills-must be readiness to passed .through the various parlia- general assembly: two 'new' superintendents 'for the West, the storm was. not cold and mnua] meeting expressed its, one for the province of'Manitoba snow melted as it fell .except in Mt. View, L'aUlwe s action that tlie one for the province of Saskatchewan. K'Bc foothills to the West, where northwest t te rfrlenas institutior. The actual naming of the' men for j-beantifiil" was quite conspicuous. On Spring I-l'ill. This This h2.S practically been the tTlPSP nnsil-inns will nnv ho TIT___i. __ t_ j. _ ___j-_.: _-j j T___: nrnvorvion-t- i.- olc-n -i "to the people for judgment, but Among-they important matters which ,the ..entire plan of .union Avillc be-sent "come Before .the assembly this down lo the presbyteries '-'for advice year for discussion, the one in which ana" suggestion. The people will be 3e Queen's and diiierence or .opinion; t_.b'a and the synod of Saskatchewan. Ja the the closest frieads-.-of As the mission field in Another important'-matter which wilt the .There were members js much-larger than the mission field but it has'Tiot the normal height. board of trustees and of the in Manitoba, it is-probable that the! The official reading p[ the jirecipi- senate sides, and the si-ada.- 'Manitoba man wiri supervise i portion j To the Beautiful anck Picturesque always.been of .Saskatchewan. No names have y.et .been- sng-gested for these posts." the Vote of Alumni r: During' the present winter, however, a vote :has been taken, which wi'll'al-! most'-ineyitably 'settle the 7 matter of the 'assembly. Bjr the views''of ti-e[ graduates of the university Vere each alumnus recording his .The-report of this vote shows that alumni voted for separation of'the university from the church and 131 in favor of the mairi: tenance of the present relationship; The vote of the board of trustees and I the vote in the senate was quite as fihcided- Queen's m'en having thus in- dicated their wishes, it appears ine'v- Itable that the meeting of the assembly by-the-final adjust- ment-of this long-pending Year of Growth i the'general reports to be-made to .-the assembly will be of-a highly sat- Character. .The vear has w feeen onciof .expansion, development. CE British GdMimibia If- you are interested in ,a nice home, mild climate, hunting, fishing, ;boating or climbing, as well as iiicdme do not fail to look into pur splendid offer for an orchard tract reach of everyone. Call at our offices or write for full particu- lars. .not overlook' the date, for our first excursion, whether you us or not. To all purchasers, of their expenses on this trip will-be applied towards the purchase price of their land. y tation during the several .totals- 2.22 inches, .98 or almostVone .inth-.j came in the last 12 hours" The recurrence of a lias thus been dissolved ,-Hihe- view of those inclined to.vh'orrow ttou ble last year's.record; Crops arc: jura ping-ahead and on the. early sown-lfields, tae. shading thn the big Raymond .next week. Special pro- .will-.be given each evening i'or days. A number attend from Cardston. ''.Buildinn Active Euildihg: is quite actively actively c-ngaged in this spring. Several new residences are being started in the west, end of town-. Plans are just completed for the hew Spencer Stoddard Block. A brick building soon replace the present frame structure occupied by the post office. The new quarters will, be near- ly 20 feet longer and will niak'e room for the rapidly increasing business oi the Cardston post office. Mail is distributed here for three routes, south to Aetna, Kimbail and Taylorvjllc, west to Beazer, View, Caldwell and Waterton ,o Glenwood. and This much-needed im- rovement is also the property of the progressive merchants, Messrs. Spen- cer'and Stoddard: At Glenwood a town well is heing driven by Jas. L. Lyndson, a. height sufficient to give a gravity system to -the village if a good supply is ob- tained. M'ETKODISTS MACLEOD pi AT PROGRESS OF THE WORK (Special, to. the Frank, 'JVIay annual meet- ing -of the Macleo'ft-District of the, Methodist Church 'convened .here' on the 17tli inst. Revs. J.. M... A. B.. Argue, H-..H-. R. E. Goodson, R. Calam T. Jones arrived that morning Attorn as A. Wolsey, father of the .Brothers residing here, aietl yestecSay afternoon and the funeral 1 beT-neld. tomorrow. The imme-di- ate cay.sc was but TVolsey.Vyras quite aged, some seventy- three years. For something- over a week been unconscious. The Alberta Stake Conf-erence will be held 'on May 27th and 28th, find jit is-expected that Apostle A..W. Iv- ins present. The Quarterly. Moulton, special correspondent bi the Canadian Courier, paid Cards- and interviewed a number of bur citizens concerning the -history. -bT our settlement and the pioneer experiences of-the first com- ers. '-The -lady also, visited -Magrath and ;Raymoncl and expects, give South- ern ,ever riitidna'rVeekiyi.-fr.-- -IVIiss K.. Walper E. at Ravmond for the and east and west. The -Christie and Dr. Bruce WORLD NEWS AT A Gill lot; Yellow fever is raging in South America. The steamer G-reenc, o? bound for Owem Sound, Ont'.., raa aground on a shoal near Toberinntyl C. J. V. Spratt, Victoria Machiner Depot, generaMunds of the fle-jlay delegate for mive Tieeh" larger tnrm j The-reports-were very creditable, the year considering how hard ,_________, 0: Simpson was the j for recci'ving silolea The closing exercises at the the navy yard. in "any previous year." Dwrin; tirere ivns to the' general jsibnary work of the denomination :froin..cpngregationvI .contributions, con siSer.ably over half a; million- iilUrs. -'This, of course, does riot' mcrudo trie gi-fts-or Churches for their p'wu local pork. Almost ha'f this'amount ap- proximating a quarter cf a.milliou, :given.to the cause' of ..home and. much of this money .was Jn.the West. CKer for the work ;n foreign 'mission -will'' be in debl ;.when the appembiy meets, -but '-li-j :s Downing not to the fact'.that the a year it. has been? Mem tiers' "total 558 tor the rl s-! trict, a substantial increase over last year. Geo. Edwards Robert Calarr. A. -T. Goodson were recommended as can- didates for the ministry. K. Kings- ton and IT-.' J. Gorman were mended to be sent to Alberta Edmonton. A motion was passed requesting annual conference. to station a inipsionarv district- east of gregations hare, been.-lacking in Ji'o-j CJaresholm. The "Cow-ley Mission v.-as recomraenrled for division, the half to-constitute new field by the name af Livingstone. A' large public meeting was held in Knox Church on .Wednesday evening. but. .owing to the fact-that the [church'has been courageous, and-'has I undertaken much work abroad. Over Half Million Given -Th.e fcllowins: statement. shows the i.sums'- contributed ..to. .the various j Several choral pieces were excellently j schemes-.of the church, for which the rendered by the i'.iie Choir and the Girls' Scv.-ing Class. Mrs. J. I-I. of Blairmorc, also gave a solo. Limited lP.-d.BOX 679 TELEPHONE 1212 Lethbridge Hotel Block, Lethbridge9 i year closed the end of Februnry: j Knox college j Queen's college............. college i college "VVjs's.tinluster college- Alberts; Hohie fissions............. i Foreign missions Aridresjgcs "Church Union" delivered by Revs. Argue, Finlcy and Jones. i x.iie resoiiiiion, supporting Union, was moved by Rev. H, IT. and Dv. T. C. Unicc t Civrrird, witbouL a voice and orphans 13.2m huth by tlif district nirrting unit minisfcrs 1 i-Aged. 'and' iri Assembly .French ev.angelua.tion Pointc-auxsTremhles 20.2ti5 Moral and social reform...... Evancrflishi S 'Jswish fVmd I t lie andioncc. j Ticv. A.' H. Argue war, to i reprrscnt the district on the tioning Committee. Kev. T. Jones was appointed statistical sec with K, Kiiigsion as assists rctary. Tn to tho'smns most'-of The will or. .from vested funds. V.'ere :it .cot. fori Busl: lives djcl datnaf-rc uround re.isTi com-' hurst, Buia and I.cvani, Out. ;