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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1. f WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27,,1918 jjlE^LT'TI I BRIDGE DAILY llEHALD PAGE NINE CdiitM�i�a " 'Flui-Fdrmerj Editor Writes^'Proni Belgium / (From Our Own Co?renDand�nt) RAYMOND, jNbf,/26,-The host of friends thafc Ktfewel Mllner has In ' and around Raymond will extend their deepest Bympatbjr-to Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Mllner during tliase sad day*. Not : long Biiice thtt '(&rbntB received a ! wJre that Knewel was seriouBly 111, I then yesterday a telegram came from  Ottawa stating-that his iUneBs had I proved tatal.:-K^ewel enlisted -With ^he enflneers'about two years ago m Calgary 'hence-lie stayed In Caftada �nly a short Ume^After reaching Eng. land he ient to the front where fto hts been tor the past eighteen nionthB, Several times beino; wound' . ed but soon being able to take hi,) Olace -again Trith-the rail^oad � ami, bridge, conatrubtbrs. He was among those engineers, sappers, cooks and farmers, >Wlxo,. wheff the Br'tlsh line broke test spring, fell in and filled up tlie gap. Slnce'-Germanyaccepted the allies' ' ' , , terras �0d capitulated Mr. and Mrs.'!" ^'''^ written during a few mo Mllner. have^fell ajilte^relieved be-lauscj Knewel, was always in the ganger, zone... ^is �ame as a shock :.i'rom theHMue because their antiolpai tlons were that lie would soon be Jhome. Knewel contracted the 'Plu, ^y-ing the day after they received the :^Ire stating fbat he was ill. He was � twenty-�(lght years old, coming to Can-; Ada , sixteen years ago from IProvb, Utah^. ' / This is- not-air. that is weigbfcg �'. �heayilSt * oaVitbe ..pafenta: tor ditother Hon,iE!arl,"who'onllsted with the-Amer* {(can. forces is down with pneuihoniai . to .^tnp Iiewlfl.-It-l8 hoped that Eai� ?j#lUfBiJoti recover though. \ ^li^W^'^^^V '''"'^ � Belgium ' 1vXM*,^altec..Berryes one time ed-.^r>,i>f ^^be Raymond. Rustler and ..em-, ployee 9� the Raymond mercantile 'writes imder tbe date of Nov. Ist, somewhere' in Belglum|v. Speaking .-of :condiiidus'itt'Belgium, Private Berry- -i^essa says: "Thofe Js no crime too horribly for. tjie permans to colhmit -against the"Selgfans. Just a short distance *from*%ere there are five hundred iaieh; jwomen slnd chlldr�ni � mostiy^vWmin, jllruitalljr killed ihd'left ' (inbunedj MQugh-said." Aiapther: "As i^we p^8aed''>tlirough-the town of- ;ttae streets were l^ned with women 'y and old, old men on their knees offering thanks rior^d. lor their, deliver-;^�nce, a great ."m&ny of them wrapped H in rags to hide their nakedness." Other things be tells "are revolting* r He 8ends''a'"Soirg from a sheir hole - #oet," written by^pne of jiis comrades!: "Give attention now men, yoii may join- the j^frain; Who left tht prairie, the land of the .../free,.; - >nd to fight for their loved ones; , came over the sea. Thatr blood has be^n spilt o'er the . ialr fielde of France, yhey've advanced In the face of ma-\' chine gun and lanco, Tbjjy're fought many battles and know not detect, Thair motto is victory, they never t�- treat. �  ( It'8 a mixed bunch of Holdiers you'll find in the ranka,' 'ittiere'B Canadian born, there's Swedes and there's Vaiiks; And you'll find in the line, in the hot- teBt of Scraps, N'orwegians and Hussians and Indians and.Japa. But they fight the one battle, their views are the. same. And/ they're staking their Uvea for the great western plain. They will fight 'till they, finish the ..,-Kaiser's mad horde, IVItb rife, machine gun and cannon and sword. It's the boys of tbe prairief the great 'Western plain, Who sailed from young Canada, freed om's domain. To drive German > ICultur and the ~ Kaiser'^ mad s^vlne, To their pens in Deutchsland, back over j^e Rhine. OTTAWA, Nov. 27.-rIu connection with the recent announ.cemeht from the war trade board that prohibition of the use of platinum in the manufacture or repalr,of. Jewelry baa been removed, thus enabling jeweUers^m ffesume the use of platinum in tlieir businees, It ifi further announced by the board that the regulations wl|lch have been in force In accordance with an agreement between the Canadian and United States war trade boards, whereby an equal amount of platinum had to be imported to offset the amount expo/ted, has noW;;been cancelled. It is still necessary, however, when exporting platinum, that, application tor export license'shall be made In the usual way. ments stay in an old cellar while the Germans were shelling tber 60th Batt. The Flower GlrU club met at the hotel Saturday night and had a gala tinie. It wa/ a banquet in honor of themselves or rather a Thanksgiving supper . The 'flu gone and the war over they felt to celebrate. So since this was tbe first opportunity they 'surely made good their postponed party. In all thirty-five were present including the women exev J>^^ jfl � ' X hideous BBgkt of Belgkns DemandTliiiiiMdMteiMp I not mewa Plenty in Stricken Belgium! ,Gieiriii�iqr's hdliih pofiey bcM been too tiioroui^ly admin^^i^racl for Belgimn to be able to feed and .clfl^e btHCielf again^at least, until die Qt�Teranieht iuMi tj^ou^^ Litde^jklren, thbfiMUM^ of them, are kungiy lor a fli�p �| bread, ahiveiing in their worn-out rags. YOU can. help to lead and dodie tbmn. They iMMren't a cent to buyneven ndiat supplies are available. T^ dfiiitote Bdi^ni* ne^^ help dbout as Iwdly M vhunim eresAur^ could need it , All the'michineiy of die Belgiu Relief Fuad k at your service convert_your contribittion m laoney HERE into lead and dothing THERE. A^dpOsrhere and mow nieanalJFE4e oneof dM,atanrihg sobjeels of King Albaft, but look here..... ^ NO ONE wiH mme to you and ASK you for your 'coatribulioiii If you do not voluntarily send it to die Belgian Relief Fund, Local Committee, or Headouarten, die oppor-fonityis gCMiB, and die Belgian you MIGHT haye saved, dies of/il�nr|tioa or perishes lor lack of cMiinff or proper |^r�Mion; ^. "' �h�eNMM]�U�UMis�wleMiMli�tiM*to REMOVE RESTRICI10H8 DNPLAfliM , FIRST AIR flight LONDON, Nov. 27.-Bishop Do Ponclei-, of New Westminster, formerly, of Toronto, took his maiden airplane trip. yesterday,. the pjlpt being his own son. The bishop returns to Prance tomorrow. People's Forum Communications under this must bear the signatures writers. heading - of the a 'social prophet ,on social EVIL Editor Lethbridge Herald: Sir,-In reading the letter of an intelligent prophet on his Important subject Prostitution and Venefe'al Disease, I desire again through'your paper to further express my.personal vtews on this perplex question of social vice. Before I furthec.trespass Into this difficult problem X would like to, remind my Christian friends that I am not writing on behalf of the Salvation Army, which I am proud to belong to, or any other party, but my own personal convicRons. I notice In my friend's letter in Thursday'.s Herald any amount of intdrmatlon imported from Ills friends In ' America. He has been a busy man these last few weeks compiling such an abundance of evidence on this question. 'As a British Canadiai) subject I desire^ first to express my Admiration to my; Saxon brothers across the Jlne for the ' noble part they have, done bpUi in men and finance in this gigantic^truggle for liberty just concluded; again I sayj h^il .polumbia. But in comingto the moral situation, as a natiotf America is no example for us to'follow^,if I believe all I read. There ig slh ,*ind wickedness which God detestjias'iriucji-as sociUil vice;'.which Yen? ri^m-pant in that great nation; siich'as;divorce and defilement of the Sabbath day. In regard ^to-m'yj friend,God's teWbutlott'Ipr^the^jsiHifof aociial vices i. fully, >ellfv4 thp Diyine judgmp;it follows .the steps of the sin of. uncliag-tity either of Individuals or nations^ I am fully aware in the ol^ times i; of God's dispensation law was the fjjU penalty for all sins committed byr tjie nations of old; but God in Hig w(ge; and loving way, prepared a, A^ay .oifi hope and'irefuge through.the'ss(cri^c|� of His beloved Son "Jesus'- Cbiiist lofl' the cross for sins of uncleanness; fpir, all, even the ^despised Mary. Magd^-: lene. As my friend was very tearlesf In his denunciation of the prostitute^ what ^lutlon has ever been., tried td bring about a better state of affairs in this city by the so-called Christian churcAes. With your .permission. Mil.' Editor. I will give for the benefit..* my friend one brief record of the Sat ration Arthy Rescue work. In tbe Old. Country for jSne yeaV; Over tWo thops-aioid yiouSf wbnien and girls were rescued.4rotna^lfe-of shame, and placed into homes. How nobler was the actions of these rescue officers in bringing these fallen outcasts^ a better and purer life. Wbat the law-fails to do there, the compassion of our Divine mas^ter brought giadness. atid joy to these human -wrecks. In coming to the question of venereal, disease I will quote the words of our present Mrs. General Booth, the founder of the Army Rescue work; thai words are: "I am most anxiouf tha. there should be provided for M whe suffer from these maladies Whether that suffering be as a resulV of tbfiTr own misconduct or, as it often is quite without any responsibility on their part; should be able to obtain tr^At? nient, immediate and without copt ^tqi themselves. Surely this can be � 4*' tempted. If our hands, were pot po full 1 would .embark upon an experimental undertaking^ �f this kind myself. The provision and >yorklng of fi hospital of this character under Sa^lr vation Army management U^s. Hieen for many years one of my schemes, but for financial reasons I aqr sorr^ to say can not be iindertalcen. Oh that there were more money, available f^ the saving and healing of bodies as well-as souls;" So I will leave thes^e valuable words of Mrs. Booth without further comment from me. In bringing, my letter to a close''l defire to leave the following two .verse* which are very appiioiprlate to"-cail-ed Christian br6thers. A word ^iti\ tbep, Sir Phafisee, " A word lylth thee albne, ' Thou of the virtuous counte;$lMice'' ', Who huHest swift tbe stope,". Thou who, dost- ponder oft the "w,brd, And all its tenets read, ^ employ.er8,"emn)toces':iml ofthw public, '.jto.'take �iwJ.^te matter jot a; mln-lraum*iwag