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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE POUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, NOVKMHKIilti, !!�)� XLbe Xetbbtiboc t>euatt> . Xetbbrtfrge, alberta [' DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor* and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED .323 6th Street South, Lethbridge VV. A. �ucrmn�n President and Managing Director John Torrance -  Business Manager TELEPHONES Business Office ................ 1252 Editorial Office ............... 1Z?1"' Subscription Rate*'. Tally, delivered, per week .. Pally, delivered, per year . Dally. Ivy mail, per year .... Weekly, by wall, per year ,. .1.1 , .$?.f.fl , .$4.00 . .$1.50 Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S. .$2.00 -Dates of expiry or subscriptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers after expiration date Is our authority to continue the subscription. A FRENCH TRIBUTE TO GREAT BRITAIN France certainly values the part Britain has played In the war. There lire those vvuo aro Inclined to fornet tha early days of.the war. but the far would have been lost to us, had Ureat sacrifices not been mndo at the beginning. Britain's entrance into the struggle really saved the situation, no matter how great the assistance that has been rendered since by other cations. Not lone: apo Figaro, a well known Paris paper, paid this tribute | ~at,rGiy British'patriotic songs non-English population. There are therein some fifteen nationalities ami they are roughly classed as Kuthoti- ; isBi3. Many of the people adhere to the customs of the old lands and on every hand One would expect, from tho ' environment, to anticipate n picdomiu- | anco of non-Buelish .sentiment. Thus, j it struck one quite suddenly, says the. 1 representative, when, in a centre such j as Islnger, while a school fair and picnic was held, that one did not hoar among the children or teachers any language but English. This writer says: "Some of the children rode down ' the country roads and trails in most tin-Canadian looking riss driven by purely non-Rnplish settlers, but all were waring British flues and sing- ' ing. And the songs ihey voluntarily 3ans were those familiar patriotic Url-tish songs that we all know and iir-e. "The Red. White anil nine" seemed to predominate, but they knew most of ' those tunes and words that are now stirring the hearts or trying the souls of true .tritons wherever they areVar-rying or caring for the iJritish flag , today. "At Theodore, during the course of the tour of that district, there were assembled fifteen schools. The children held a school fair, at which the exhibits were quite excellent ;md embraced all those branches that may be seen iu any Keeina school exhibition. The writing .drawing and map work wore good hut. so were all the orher exhibits and they came In multitudes. ' The enterininr.ient exercises were of a high order, with nothing luui-Knp-lish. The singing was of the best, indeed the Theodore school choir was one of the best In the district and competed with a Yorkton school for the vocal championship. The Theodore school choir consists of :t:'> children,' nnd 30 of them are of Rutheninn rar-1 ontage. Their program consisted of > Ml i Since the precautions against the Influenna epidemic still keep the churches clo3ed, the Herald this week again Invited several of the city Clergymen to use Its columns to send a short message for the Sabbath, to the people of the city. Next Saturday, if the conditions still prevail, the same procedure will be followed. Below wlil be found messages of cheer and comfort from two well known city ministers: National Thanksgiving of I'y IJev. t'has. K. CrapR. pastor Wesley Methodist Church "Mercy and truth are met to-'.'.ether; Righteousness and pence � have hissed each other." I'sm. sr.. in. Tomorrow has been proclaimed by the government at Ottawa, as ft day u' national thanksgiving: and every church in Canada, so far as possible. reiniested to ,liodl How unto our God; for it is pleasant, and prnlBO Is comoly." Such thankstul-ness expands the life; it clarifies tho vision. Hut how doflcient th'.s grace Is hm-ong Christian people. Father Taher, one of the greatest masters of soul's experiences, once said. "If I had to nnmo any one thing which seems unaccountably to have fallen out of most men's practical religion It would be the duty of thanksgiving; nnd If 1 were to write a treatise on the sins of good people. 1 would place Ingratitude as the first in the list." And Dr. Alex Macl.areii says. "Of all the perils that dug the hoolg of good people the peril of neglecting praise is one of the most insidious with which wo have to do." l a thanksgiving | Robert l.ouig Stevenson, in one of his t HELP GET TRADE President Bulman of C. M. A. Thinks Government Should Take Active Part1 service. How seemly such an net is. | wonderful letters savs concerning ono After the four year* of war. when ov-| ,f j,j, fr(onds. "I wtil think more of cry sight has been obscured by the , his prayers, when I sen more of his smoke of battle, and every song of | praise." � Prayers without pralas are music hushed by the roar of cannon, | nke birds without wings. These aro now when war has ceased nnd the f the wings of' Intercession. As Canon dove of peace has again settled on the . Lidflon says. "Just as prayer is thu world; how right and proper that we : recognition of our dependence upon �dioulii render thanks unto the giver of lXmitj tue tiarkness and uncertain- every good gift. [tics of t>e future, so thankfulness is And the very fine and most Chris- | the recognition of our indebtedness to tian of nil the virtues, fs the grace of God for tho blessings of the past." thanksgiving. The great poets and seers in all ages have united in telling us that Shakespeare says. "Tne poorest service is repaid with thanks." And again; pa-�as-oxhibi- to Uritain: j the,other .sir.gerj, reciters and [?er- Soo has given u.i since then infln-! formers showed a familiarity with our Hely more than she had promised. The ! language, our sentiments and our tiopcs that her alliance awakoned in i trioUsm that would not shame US ham been largely exceeded. The j katchewan in any. Canadian four iinie divisions with which French ) tion." , ' . disembarked In Franciv hare becoms ! Many of u� are inclined to beXime ftn immense army. . . And England thopolwss at times about the foreign vloes not riRM here alone. Hor j bortl_ but thes read or 03. He. took bread and when He had ! hear of tho conditions in Belgium and given thanks. He gave it to the disci-; France, of wrecked homes aud devas-ples." That thanksgiving turned ev-: tated cities, or the atrocities perpe-ery meal into a sacrament. And tuated by'the Huns, to adequately ap. Christ taught us tiilsgrent truth, that preelato all that we have been saved as soon a- a man lifts his voice in from In Canada. Hut about all else, praise to God over the common meal. ; that peace has been issued in. and In- link* the common bread with the ; that the dawn of a new and w'e trust, Giver, and thou as Dr. Jowett very f-Lazarus was still dead. The sisters ear for the blov.:.ig whistle to proclaim 1 mission, Washington, tha' it is now wereystiii wf-ping. The miracle was the long looked for news. I univicessary to apply to the tra'1" de- yet unwrought. And then He gave Its not coming until the break of partment of the llritis'n itmbassy. | thanks for His resurrection and while day tempts us to use.tho entire sltua- ! Washington, In all cases where ocean  the word of prai.-e was still upon His Hon In type. We listened throughout ; space can be �ee�rctl by the Consignor, Hp;. He spoke the word which aroua- the long dark night, typical of th� �and approval of shipment given by watching ami waiting for signs of | government at destination, peace, for tho past four long dark | - v'* l"""1"1 '' t',('!n v'tr" ( aided ilavs now before, us, tho light of peace, jt0 (;,n- 1'ershing for th- A.-ierican the dawn o? the new era of democracv. | llrm>' France by C. S. Seciyd.vry of Vur Halter, with a promise th' ,no I'uritans and the Isaiah of old said, "How beautiful. ! hiil now Ironsides Went into battle. Cromwell's, upon the mountains, are tho fact of 1 ;i respite has come, the war depart- ] me .it will do all In Its power to expedite, the early return of'the expedition- , ary force so that the country may wel- I come its .soldiers. ; which actuated the workers In the City and they piled up records every kit as good as Lethbridge could boast. And the Southern Alberta total, too. Is grand. Down east they seem to hate an idea that our crop this year was wiped oft the map. That probably is because they have come to erpect from Southern Alberta monster crops like those ot 1915 and 191(. But after all Southern Alberta had a yery fair crop, and the men who have reaped the returns therefrom have not keen at ail baokward in coming to the �upport of the Dominion in this campaign tor funds. ' Looking hack over the war, and the record of enlistment of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta,' tho record for the Patriotic Fund and the Red Cross, where exceeded* allotments were the rule rather than the exception, wa fegve every right to be proud of our record, and we feel that wo can place It side by -side with that of any other community iu Canada without cnusij . for shame. abdicate and beat it to Holland. We aro awaiting officlul confirmation of the statement. All Lsthbrldgo wants to clos^ the Victory homo Campaign In the iiotifcr ot having the highest percentage of bond holders of any city fn tho west. If you haven't bought that bond there are a few hours left yet before midnight. Help Lethbridge win this last honor. i troops marched to Dunbar singing the him that brings good tidings, that | songs of victory before the battle had publishes peace, that bringoth good I commenced. That 1� our Lord's way tidings of good, that publishes salva-] and the way of the early disciples, tion. that saith unto Zlon Thy God They went out to their service and relgneth! And the Master said, "ftless-j their campaigns, with the song of ed are the peace-makers, they shall bo ; praise upon their lips, and the feel- called the -sons of God." ; ing o:' gratitude In their hearts. : I believe that I am -safe In saying 1 Nor was this all-the - Lord's that never in the history of Lethbrldgo I !" wa''1 recalled, the London Lxpvcss thanksgiving continued among the did so many people arlue at tho same � believes, to take charge ot tin- gov-i lingering l�ut. The defense guns an, no longer considered necessary. In the past guns lni.l been nl.iceil on the vessels when they reached .lainaica on their way to the old Country. where y ju would think tho darkness would have been appalling, nntl yet what a halo of praise. Six thousand spruce workers urn re-' [ leased at the rate of fd'ti a day from s.peed Its way to the heart of a,mo I the spruce forests in the Olympic pen-mother's so it, Then I thought of an- EDUCATING THE FOREIGN BORN What te being doae to asslmlia'e the foraigft population in Saskatchewan WUftatftlf nraalad in an article In IkvJfUfiaa Jbaader. A representative ( that papar viaited the Yorkton school Inspectorate which inspoctor-ftt�.eOB�UU of over eighty per cent. Now that wo have found out what the people of Lethhrldge. really can do by pulling together let us apply the same spirit anil energy to tha hoard ot Trade, tho fair board and our [other community activities. Don't let the good work stop. If the C.l'.R. needs to borrow the Wo thank Thee, tqo, that here our joy ' Is torn/led wllli pain; That shadows fall on lightest hours; That" thorns remain. So that life's bliss may be our guide And not our chain. Suppose we were to follow this ampUrof our l.ord, how would it affect us? *Vhat would be the influence upon our soul? It would have this effect, li would enlarge, and widen, and expand tho vision, lngrulitude always imprison, narrows, restrains. Contrast the books of Kcclusiaatics and the Psalms. other class, that touched tho chord of Thanksgiving, with a still doopor feeling of Joy, expi(;sa(�ft,�as follow:. I have a hoy over there and in his last letter he said, "1 am so far safe and , sound.". The mother �Uiinklhg."of thin j Jotter'and now that. it.is all o'vor ho j limy reach home as woll an over, would ; certainly have reason' to rejoice anil ' x-jGod gran1, that manyitn .th,t-;..elttss. "'ill : In the ono no- song money to build" that brand new station , "r ""I"'- lnU 1,1 ,ho olher whiit-HongH of thanksgiving. "1 will extol thee, for us, no doubt the people of Lethbridge who have just dug up a million could find another half million quite handily. A half million would he about right. my God; I will bless Thy natno forever and ever. Kvery duy will 1 bless Thy name foroyor and ever." "Praise, the Lord, O my bouI, whllo I llvo I will praise the Lord." Praise tho Jxud, for it is good lo sing praiao* not be disappointed. Hut still another clans, with the spirit of Ihankr.giving sinking still deeper into the recesses of their hearts; My boy will nover return, hut I thank God thai the principles for'which ho gave his life have j fish lu'ercm and the desire of flesh, been won, that his llfo was not given ;"fc> to loso the latter, but If wo arc in vnlu. Life the price ot llfo. May | willing to forget solf and work for you evor'look to Him for comfort and io;hers, as was, laild of Christ "llo sa Insula as a result of the termination-of ('.;:. government spni-'e contrails for alrphine material. The contract with tho firms In dial section, it was learned today, called ior ri0fi,