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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1918 THE LETIIBRIDGE DAIT.V .-^iaALD PAGE SEVEN Ciilgary, Nov. 12.-At 10.30 on Monday night, Tip Blalno, a barber from Druraheller was shot and Wiled Instantly by Albert Arnold, a naturalized Gorman, who farms In Verdant Valley, about 25 miles trom Drumheller. Arnold 1b said to, be an ex-lieutenant uE the German army, and is now under arrest. The shooting took place at Albert Arnold's farm, which was visited by Blaine, accompanied by five other residents of Druraheller, who were canvassing the district for purchasers �� Victory BondB. Upon arrival- at the Arnold place, : fitter dark, the party knocked at the door, and rooelving no answer knocked again, aild atlll no answer being made, opened the door, and opening an inner door, through � which they went to Arnold's bed room, Blaine leading, haying the Union .Jack draped over his broast. Suddenly a shot was fired and Blaine tell, the shot being- followed by three more, whereupon: the crowd fled. After waiting about five minutes, Steele went back and asked ic he could get the body of Blaine-a reply came in the negative. Steele^ asked when they could have It. The an-Bwer came back: In five minutes; just as soon as he, * Arnold, had dressed. After waiting a considerable tlipo, the men went hack and, to malte sure that the killer was no longer in the house, they threw rocks through a window. Believing Arnold to be gone, they went in and found Blaine I dead. Th6y ajl returned to Drumheller and reported the case to the provincial police, and Detective Oeoi'ge Mb-'DonaJd and Constable A. V; Sfiute �t once left in a police motor for the scene of thfe'UillIng, >vhere they found the body "of Blaine, but no trace of Arnold. '� Next nlbrning. Sergeant Skelton, having arjlved � ^rom Drumheller, he and JfcDpnald traced Arnold to Delia wh^'fe he had already/reported to J. P. -Macbeth, .T.P., that he had �hot a man' who entered h!is Iiouse after dark. Arnold-Jivas found by the police In itlliCllfE whlcli 'f niit-i-ifn's" H� AeMnm On� rearoi why>;if'Prult-i.tl*Mi'' ta 80 extraoirdinarily suecMtftil in glvlBJr relief to thow 'suffering with CoHstipaiion, To'fj^^ Piver,IitiigeS' HoH, Chronic Htd49(hes, Nimraljgia, Hidney and Bladder Troubles, Jihtuntatistv, Pait^ in the Back,' Ecxema and other :$lcin Affections, is, because it ia th^ only medicine in the world made from fruit juices. It is composed of the mediciaal principlM found in apples, oranges, figs and prunes, together, with the nerve tonics and - aatisieptioa of proven repute. . 60c. a box, 6 forfZ.fiO^ trial sice 25c. At all deaJera or> Wni postpaid by Fruit-a-tiv�M iiiifutad, Ottawa. Prc-Dreadnau^ht "Si^hlesien" of 13000 Tons, Which Didn't Join Revolution Amsterdam, Nov. 12.-The German training ship Soblesien has beoii torpedoed by revolutionary warships, according to the Weser Zeltung of Bremen. The Schlesien, a pre-dreadnaught battleship, but now used as a training ship, was reported earlier in the week to have fled from Kiel when the sail-ars revolt -broke out. The vessel ar-^ved at Marstel, a 'smkll Danish port in the Baltic, where It took on > some supplies. It was reported that two German cruisers were waiting outside the harbor for the Sbhlesten. The ship was 413 feet long and displaced 13,000 tons. OVER THE TOP Montreal, 'Nov. 13.-With collections to date amounting to $80,666,860, Montreal is, over the top, her official objective in the Victory Loan Is attahied, hor honor flag is won and she ia the first great city In the Dominion to have accomplished this record. Diirlng the remaining four days of Uie campaign officials are confident that a furtlier 120,000,000, possibly, more, will be secured. , The'official objective set for Montreal- was ?80,000,000, MADE IN A CANADA �I THE NEW PRESBYTERIAN HYMNAL (Summary Fits Conteuts, by Rev, J. McCartney Wilson, ' Minister of Knox Church, Calgary). ? ? ?  ? a Chinese restaurant at Delia brought Xp Drumheller today. and Will Aid in Securing Food Sup plies aild Relieving Dis-: tress and Want Washington, Nov. IS.-T-Presldent Wilson has seni a reasBurltig- dTS^sage to the people of Germany in reply to the appeal from Chancellor Bbert. He promised to aid Germany In th-e mat ter of food; Buipplles and and in re , lleving distressing want. The reply was sent today, by Secretary Lansing through Minister Sulzer of Switzerland, who delivered yesterday Bbert's i request for Intisrventlon by tlie presl dent to mitigate the "tearful condi tlons" threatened through enforcement f of the armistice terms. It says steps are to be taken at I once to organize relief work in the ' same systematic manner It was carried out In/Belgium, but that the pres^^' ident desirdd to be assured that public order would be maintained in Germany and that an equitable distrlbu-l.tion of food,'can be clearly guaranteed.' ^ev. G. W. Tebbs, Hamilton, has I been appointed rector ot Burlington. Wm& WAR CROSS The patriotio spirit and devotion with which Canadian women have so far perlbrmod war-service woirle and made safirifices has never been e9ualled in the history of. any country. Mothers, wives and sisters support, this burden with strength and fortitude. But those who are already miserable from the complaints and weak-whioh are so common to women,' |�hould take the right temperance tonic for ttbe womanly system. i  B a woman i� borne down by pain * sufferings, by nervousness or dizzy � , by headache or backache, "Favorite ription'' should t>e taken. It can w be had in tablet fonn as well as liquid /atmost d^ui^stores. Send to Dr. Pierce's Sranoh at , ________ .. _eburg, Ont., foB a lOo trial pkg..'of tablets. For fifty years Dr. Pierce's Pleasant' diets have been most satisfactory in liver and Jjowel troubles. Windsor, Ont.-"Dr. Pieroe'j TavoritB Pre-oripUon made a now womaa of loa. Far about alz yeara t em-lend with womaD'o trouble during Trhioh iinio J baoamo all run-dowu, wcalc and norv-OU9. I would have �overs baokacbita and paina in my aido. I dootorod with tho doctor but did not' 'gat DUred of iny ailment aod woa ao bad tbat I eould icaroely walk ooross tho floor when I takins tbe.'Prswiription.' Wh�u I had __two bottlea I was lauofa improved and four itlea oompletely cured me, and I have enjoyed r health thou I ever did before taking thii due. :U ii truly a wondeiful madiolne fur' u.':-rMm- titrtht ilvleMUr, * Alttrt C- * � * * *  S' * �?� ^ * It would seem to be of more than passing interest that the armistice between Germany and the allied powe^ -which is really .taitamount to an unconditional surr.euder' and declaration of peace-should be signed on the anniversary of the birth of that most illustrious and g;]jefat reformer-M&r-tln Luther. Just 435 years ago to the �SIW^^^y4t|.e-eye of St. Martin--at ;the mi|ijl|lfit'''Ki)}if connecting these tvro .grp'ati^eventa-^re'presen-tatlves of the'Gerniait;,,empire have virtually signejl j^tiie death warrant of their erstwhile "iJord atid King,"-but presently known by tlie ' cognomen "William Hoijen�o!l?ern, - the man who boasted so'-^lttaphemously ot his great Influence , and co-partnership with; God-^whlle the'great Gei-man empire humbl)r isues for piaace and her people are liiitte'dealli'throes ot a bloody revolution and In imminent danger of being wiped-out by internecine strife.' Surely here Is a liberal tulflllment of the prediction "they that sow th& wind ajufit' reap the whirlwind,'// ,. This same I.{itber,^�s I remember, la the last of his famous QS/tbeeeei speifllts of the 'fflattery of 4 false peace." I wonder if the Kaiser and his military cUiJitte 'ilmaglne for one moment that by the"peaciB" soon to be effected they oBii eapape the consequences ot their fiendish, dastardly-and' blood-thirsty deeds? ' Not much I The world Is too small to allow them to go unpunished and the inexorable decrees of justice m^at and shiall be satisfied. They may presently take soine comfort in this "flattery of a false ipeace," but so far �as they are personally concerned, it wlU, for them, be of very, short duration. Had the kaiser and military' Jords of Germany been better acqu&ln^d.with arid more fully sensed thej Vlt^l Ithport of the trutli of those' 'words ' which ^ Luther wrote In tliat magnificent. lyric-Eln teste Burg .ist xihser Qott-''By force of arms we' nothing paii'' they �might have, spared the ".Fatherland" the dire calamities whloli threaten it today. The "All Highest",lias become the "all lowest," and the moat hated of all men on the earth. His present debased condition as a fugitive from his own land but exemplifies the saying, "Pygmies u�> pygmias still, though perched on Alps," and his 'glittering armour".' and "rattling sabre" will soon crowit the junk heap ot military scrap iron which will adorp Germany just to remind the German people of the folly 'and futility ot Might" not seasoned and tempered with "Right." :> " On this niemprablo anniversary of the great German reformer, I should like also to commend to Mr. Hohen-zollern and his conferes a few more lines found in the same lyric. They are as follows. For all their craft and force, Ono moment will npt linger; But, spite ot hell, shall have its course 'Tls written by Hip,, finger." And, for the Germ'fih people in their struggle for demoor�if:y, listen to the prophetic words-of this self-same reformer-your own bVldve^ Luther- "Then will tl>e people become great, after the coi^fUots of gt^ijerationsi and There Is never, and there can never be,-an end to the making of new hymn books, so long as ol^ftrches exist and meet tor worship. People sometimes ask; Why should be trouble to get new hymn books? What is wrong with the old ones? Why should we be expected to change our beloved tunes, give up old hymns, and accustom our souls to new ones? Why not let well alone? It Is always from the old these questions come; with the selflshness conservatism of old age, such grouch-ers do not realize that the young are growing up all the time, and that they deserve some little consideration at the hands of the church. They do not understand that during the years of the Immediate past, new hymns have gained the public ear and become favorites. It was the forefathers ot these good people who objected to hymns and organs, and clung desperately to the good and godly practice of reading out each line ot a Psalm before sihging it. The natural life of a hymn-book is about twenty years. The date appended to the preface of tRe present Presbyterian Book of Praise Is April 2nd,! 1897. The present book will thus have' served the church for about the regulation time. During these years many fine hymns have been written among English-speaking people; to say nothing of tunes; whilst in Canada, as In Other countries there has been a Lpaarked advancement both in musical and literary taste. Those who are competent to judge in these matter's will have no difficulty in judging how notably the new book Is superior to the old in these respects. There are some who ask why the church should go to the expense of a new hymn book at all. They should be told that the expense to the church Is a mbre bagatelle. The printer prints the book, and expecited to make his expenses oil the sale ot it, even after giving the church a percentage of his profits. The church has to pay out a few hundred dollars for new copy-riglitB ot tunes and words; beyond that very little expense . is incurred, and it is all easily made up by the extra profits resulting from large, sales of the book. � As to the expense Involved in the purchase ot a new book by the members of congregations, one finds it hard to speak with patience. There are so many people who will do almost anything rather than pay down good money for a book. They will spend as much in a feW days on such articles as newspapers and tobacco as would buy a hymn book, and never fee! it; but to buy a book outrages their sense of decency beyond measure. In any case, a hymn book, well used, should last a man about five years; so if he pays a dollar and a quarter for his book, his church music is costing him about ft quarter a year; and yet he will grouch for months about the expense. A tew words may be said to showj the differences between the new book and the one now in use. In tb old book there were two pai-ts: Part 1 contained extracts from the Metrical Psalter, and !Part 2 Was composed of hymns. In the new book the metrical Psalms still occupy the first place; but the division Into two sections has disappeared, and the numbering is consecutive from the beginning to the end of the book. Whereas in the present book there are 1.22 selections from the metrical Psalms, in the new book there will be 134, although the number ot Psalms repru-siented la the same, nihcty-flve. In the Hymn Section there are 694 in tjie new book, as compared with G21 in the old, an increase of 73. After a hasty run over, the writer finds that in,the Hymn Section about 200 hymns represent new matter; whilst from the old book about 100 hymns have been omitted. This calculation is made without, reckoning the Psalm selections, which contain the balance ot the freshly-introducod matter. m Turning first to the metrical Psalms, we note that many ot the Psalms which were touched up and variously tinkered in order to get rid of some ancient roughnesses have now been restored to the form they had in the Scottish version of 1650. This is ail to the good. These Psalms are enshrined In the hearts ot the old, and they are sut-flciontly iuliiliiglDle in thoir old form. So whilst they are historic memorials, they can be used to express the religious emotions and the praise ot men ot today. A conslderalile amount ot i^ew mutter hais been introdu'ced into this section, including some pieces which are generally reckoned as hymns, such as Montgomery's "O God, Thou art my God alone," (Ps. 63); "Hall to the Lord Anointed" (Ps. 72) by the same author;,0 God, our help In ages past (Ps, 90) by Isaac Watts'; "Praise, my soul, the King of heaven" (Ps. 103) by Lyte; God the Lord a King remaineth" (Ps. 93) by Kebla, STANDARD SIZES MAPLE LEAF TIRES are sturdily built from seleded materials, and are thoroughly reliable in all respects. Every detail of construction is RIGHT! , ^ . They are made in standard sizes. i "^^^^'te' Rememher this most important and distinctive feature- You can buy Maple Leaf Non-Skids at the same price as Plain Treads! Ask your dealer for Maple Leaf Tires. DEALERS: Get particulars from leading jobbers, JOBBERS: Write to us for prices and terms. TH� MAPLE. LEAF RUBBER CO., MONTREAI^ LIMITED. 3 tod hymns, one Is struck b.v the fact that very little regret will bo folt at their disappearance. One or two really good hymns have gono, probably because the church has never taken them to its heart; but for the most, part, they represent dead matter. It is to the new hymns ihat one turns with the deepest intereat, here are great riches, which (viii only be indicated in an article Uko this. It may be noted that some familiar hymns that were omittod from the present edition now find in the new one a welcome place. More justice is done to Charles Wesley by the insertion of the hymns "A Cliarge to Keep I Have," "Hall, the Day tliat Sees Him Illse," and "Ye Servant-s ot God, your Master Proclaim." We also welcome Montgomery's "Lift up your heads, ye gates ot brass," which at once vindicates its right to a place; as ilso does John Wesley's translat- ion "Thee will I love, my strength and tower." The. hymns ot the ancient church have now their due place in the book; the Te Deum and tho Canticles, along with ancient hymns, Rucli as "Hail, gladdening light" and "O come, O come, Immanuel" have long dwelt In the hearts of ChristUins, and should soon win the affections of ADD Released Nov, 2nd Geo T the Canadian Presbyterian Church. The storehouse of Ertglish poetry has also been drawn upon far more copiously than before. Tennyson gives us "Strong Son of God," and "Sunset and Evening Star," Kipling, "The Recessional." Christiana Rossetti has two pieces, "None Other Natne" and that charming carpi "The Shepherd's had an Angel, the wise men had a star"; Charles Kingsley's hymn for hospitals, "From Thee all skill and science flow" is also very welcome; we not- ice also Newman's liaise to the Holiest in the heights". Scott's "When Israel, ot the Lord beloved," and Herbert's quaint "Throw away Thy rod." Among American names we reoognlBC those of Emerson, >vith "We love the venerable house," Holmes with, "Lord ot all being, throned afar"; whilst Whittier's contribution show a marked increase. Specially worthy of: note is the hymn "When wilt Thou save the people?" The following sections are greatly en-, rlched: The Holy Spirit. Missions, Brotherly Love and Service, The Nation and Commonwealth, and particularly the hymns for the Young. As to the music, it has been most carefully revised, and shows a higher standard than even that ot the present book. The older tunes ^of the church find place in the book, together with many traditional English tunes, and quite a large representation of melodious Welsh tunes. In far lesa: degrees thB.n is the case 'with the Meth' odist book recently.published the coni' piler.'j have made use ot original com', positions ot our own people. The names of Mr. Cringan aud ot Mr. Br* nest MacMillan, the latter is stIU un-. happily a prisoner In Germany, may be noted; whilst Mr. Rhys Thomaa, and Mr. Healy Wlllan have kindly con-, ti'ibuted harraouisatlons and arrangements ot certain tunes. Since the writer speaks as one ot tho. committee which ia responsible for this book, it is not his place to blame or praise; but he may be permitted to record his conviction that in "The ; Book ot Praise" (tor that is the new' title) the Presbyterians possess a � book which is In every way worthy ot the high traditions ot their church, and which ia splendidly adapted to quicken among the people the spirit of . praise. And Now-Our Part put under their feet the Mockeries and lies and despotisms T^hliich drive them and others. to despair.''-Opntrlhwiiija. ' On looking ov� the hundred omit- fll Canada's army has splendidly finished its share in saving civilization on the battlefield. Now let us fake up the completion of our share of the task. Canada must still continue for a time to maintatn her soldiers; must provide transportation to bring them home; must arrange for their future so that they may again become self-supporting units in a re-constructed world. Canada must maintain prosperity at home-must continue for a time to finance the purchase of food and supplies for Great Britain and her Allies. Canada must press forward her great shipbuilding program in order that she may take her rightful place as a great sea-carrying power. For all these things hundreds of millions r' dollars will be required. To demobilize and re-establisu our soldiers in civil life alone will take many millions. Canada's Victory Loan, 1918, will provide ii^ necessary working capital. Therefore, Canada's Victory Loan, 1918 must be a great over-subscribed success. Our part, then, is to buy bonds and complete our great victory. Buy Victory Bonds Today! f 1 si i ;