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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta SIR JONES AS WINNIPEG'S MAYOR It Was in ihe Western City Tlial Sfnalor Has Left Lib- eral Parly i'irst ENTERED PUBLIC LIFE Repulalion for Rc-Elccicd by Acclnmattoa He Resigned. jCaptain Rodman is the Real Boss Of ihe Pananu Canal Every Ship Passing Through lo Be Under His Control. uty agricultural hn-ilMiK-nls for farmers. He jmla il this waj-, that Hit) l.iljcnl I'-iLly has deserltd him.! ami r.f-i re iVe I Sbeial iirmy lo from she Lynwri las- Icnp hcrm promlucnl IUOVv> FORTY-SEVEN YEARS AS SERGEANT-AT-ARMS, F. J. GLACKMEYER HOLDS RECORD FOR EMPIRE All have the jigrlcullurjl woilJ. Ilo tonne nal will pilot wlio will th iiermlssJon of i.iurc c-hout tta i-ikir.j; nmrkei- taln5- i.or oi-.a of the port cap 1 through the pilot. Inj; of f.irui ijinchiiury ib-in any other man' Jn Caiinla. One vt hh Invcn- yea is wiis end a to cut aaiy length slniw. He was itioro Intent in a success of Ih3 new "fttiukle" tlrin he was in tlie pursuit of rr.oiu-y, for hy r.ecktted lo apply for a p.itviil at the thnv, which u-ould have nindo it him a nzlllionairc yc-ars t-efore OisIiLicllon. Not protected. was by other all over thti world. In the late i-lcLitlca iiir I-yniau was .M.iyor of for two ytare. The time he ran he was elected by a mnjoriiy of one vole, cr.d htsi u rccouiit. which took place before the Judge. "Arc you sure tint 1 enjoy Die con- fUleiKC of tlju raicii.iyt-ra to llje ex- h-nt of having1 a tfcur inajorltyV" In- quired tho inuii who then plain Sir. Joncu. "N'o, I am -not absolutely certain." responded the judge, -tut 1 bcltcvc thu intention of tins voter in the Ols- imted ballot, waa ti) mark It in your f.ivor, and tbts ia the reason I you elected." 1 will not accent the ilcclArcil Mr. Junes', to Iho niiitiKOinent of the courl. "itiik'5a 1 have a mn- jurity ilint is heyond a and he promptly resigned. Ko cnlhusiaatic were Ilic over his fail, open altitude, thnt a fcv.- days later, wlien nnotiier ivaw held, he waa returned to the civic chair by Reclam- ation. While Mayor, he presided In, Iho I'olicc Court unc day, fincil a citizen for the violation ot a by-law, atid ibcn turned rtroiunl and jiaKl the fine hlni- wclf. It ?cc-uis there a civic ordlnanco Uiat no wooil shoulJ be All the officials who visit ships must report to fapt JloJnnn as head of the snwod on the niul the police summoned a man for violating thi regulation. The defendant plcadec, giiiity and, for Iho purpose of selling Jin example to' oilier possible fenders. Mayor .Jones taxed the fcHon n doltar ntul but gavo hint a week to hand over the money. Uc foro the Uine had elapsed Mayor Jones took poor seltl wlio meant no hnrni, nr.d went doi In his own pocket for the amount After that tho police were, allowed It connive .it ilic pr.irllce of saw in j wood, as it was felt by the Mayoi l lial lo enforce FueTi a Ny-law wouTc prove A for in UIOJT MM- day-i there were very few private 6: ihe Prairie f'Ety, A HARCOURT STORY A CAPITAL slor> Is iohl of Ihe Jalc Sir Wfiii'nm Tfflrcotirl In a re- cently published rr-minlFConcca. He was jilijwil to pet Into .1 bnnson vlien a -friend fusdintr In a brougham jffercd (o rive Die-right hon.geittk innn. whoso AvoFilupf-fs was cons Id Arable, n lift to Jils town house. William nc- ot'ilcd the Offer nnd g.ivc Hie iiolnloT Jehu n chilli ns. "Only a h0h, tuiv'norr he nsked ruoftilly. "Ccr- wag the reply, "I iitvrr j-ot intn ;onr cab." "Hut, pi V rfi'pomlcd the Jeii-i. "consider the friyhl you gave The" Ontario Parliament Official 20 Ycais in Office When Sir Jas. Whitney Entered House, nt-Arms of Gtitario iflature, in the course cf a with The ftar Weekly, "is dnltd 1S07, the veur of Con fcderali on. I'rovin- cti'l I.ey3slaturo3. as we kiiov.- ll.c-m to- iay, organized. Johu MncdoiiuEd an-1 Allurney- iera.1. with tho Hon. John (rifu-r- u-uid.? Sir Johti) Carl Ing :is Aihiialer of Agriculture arid Public It was through tho latter tint I was ap- pointed. Born in M'inirMt. l been living in London, Out, whtrc Sir John Curling resided, for somf: twelve years, nnd knew him well. When. It became u-cc5sary tu tho rfcrgoanl- it-Artns he nominated me. 1 was wcnly-four old at (lie lime, :ir.d 1 r.'> of what the office its dm tiiftinf." John Curling stnt for c ceded Mr. (ilackj'iGvcr, wllh, :i rem- iniscent hinile. "on Hit 22nd of De- cember, Tiie ntjcl vie went to Toronto together, arid sa-.s- iht Premier, why s-'ild I looked enoi-gli for tho job, and on the, 21th measured, for my uniform in the morning, nnd wen I back to witb Kir John In the afternoon, to speed. Chrlslnjas. He told me I musi have a BO 1 borrowed one fro 11 ColoiKl Macbeth, who then com- ir.andeil tho scvc-ntli rf-f-lmcnt. I _ not soon forget Kir John's consterna- tion when lie saw that I proposed lo wear a big mHil.iry sword wild a brass scal.lmd. I finally borrowed tlir Shrj-lfVs sworJ, and wore It wllh Captain my new uniform at (he House on thu 27th." of the Under Six Mil. Preimei In 1867, He I las Sewed Under Six Premiers Reminiscences. remarkably fine spc.-ikc-r. lie ten I-ieulenaul-Cavi-riiors the first of wlmni. Major C-.-Jitra! H. held office Svr only one year. The present Speaker t.s iiin thirteenth cccupunt of the chair slnee hla up- I-'Oiutsnc-nt. One of tht-sc-, the Hon. It. Scott, was Kpr.-ikur for only two and then Lie a mem her of., C.inal Operation. As ooti as a sltip moves towarJ llie canal ts wireless and all signal nrrangements wiEl be under the Immediate control ol he canal authorities. The-cnjjlr.cs ui a ship will UQ immediately locked lie canal officials b> means of a stee chain and sealfns device. loe! be under'Hie constant watch-o L canal on" engineer'of Ih hip, until qfler {caving locks when s removal will be ordered by the cans pilot The. pilots have been selcctdd by Capt. to dm in, and for three months he has icon Instructing and, training them, Siticd his graduation Jti-lSSt) Capt. llodmah Fpcpl allhut sja yejvra of tliat lie hiV 'around the five tEnrx ay commanded In nearly every bin port In ihe vrorld. It was Oapt" Rodman whom Admiral Dcwcy sint lo ttc-rnand snirviidtr of ilic Spanish batteries en Corresidpr ontside-of Manili.Uay, When Admiral Osterhaus comr-jinded the At- Capt.-Rodma-i .-WQ3 flee! c -nmandcp. He was comm.xndcr of tiie Dreadnought nelaware when the fleet to Kurojic last year. 'From this c mnand. at tho request of Col, Goe- Ihnl5, he was sent lo the'Isthmus AND OUT .HE'WENT COlirOHATfON- COIINSspL AI.O GEARY, of Toronto, toita cf a funny on hfs laat trip to London. Inland. Tuose who have visited know that llio number of pay.sons-era curried "on certain Imp sea is ihnltcd by rct-ulallon. Mr, Ctary wan'ildlnp In onn r.f out (lie kindly Jriflh conduc- tor, though quite nw.irft that" his 'bus yourtg anil The ACKMEVKn has seen six ra during the forty- 5eveji ypai-a he has hcid his i has he-Id it longer than any Hvlng Ecrgeant-at-Arms In Iho DrHIsh Em- pire has. 'He warmly of the fine Fpraktn? of" tho Hon. Edward lilakc, who replaced Par.dfield Mac- donatd as 1'rcmier, on the defeat at (he general election four and a half years after he bad formed his laovernnient. And he also men- tions the, Hon, I-l H. Wood, Provin- cial Treasurer in the SandfleM Mac- before-, he had told me he was feeling well, "Spccchps in the lie-use are inucl shorter than in the days Tlie too, are much shorter Shorter silling came Itiio vofrue IJA as a itsult oC Kir Mticdilh'.s appeal to Sir Oliver Mowal for them As .1 lulo, it Is rarely now that tin House sits tattr limn half-past ten 01 eleven. The EiltlBg I remem- ber was towards the cloKc of the ttor-s Govcrntncnl's U-rm ol office, when the House sal from eleven of. one morniiiR till clgiit of the next." The number oC nicniiberA whom Mr Glackmcyer Ins seen and known, dur ins forty-seven years of office, t. literally enDrmous. Sir James Whit iicy, who is tiie 'present 'T.iUier o the first entered it when .Mr Otackmeycr had been Arms for more than twenty yoata Jlut tlie present Clerk oE the House, Arthur H. Sydere, was Appointed Clerk ol Iloutines and Records at tho same time that he received his McBRIDE'S NERVE PUT tOJHE TEST of British Columbia Had to I-ace Unexpected Situ- alion. But He Did It. ORi> hait Jlm-.-llgiit again as Inlo lie t-5Jli Of 1'ifrak-r As'julili's taVlr.i; up the for War, fullow- lit; CM. J. 1C. U. Sctly'tf n-lynatlor. Loid C'lian-jvllor w.'i-- (t-r .Xiir.-! the fjccc-fivliil poliMcat hc-a-1 of army In Asiulth Cabinet. an> he (.-allied sjj1 he is Im.-sy coaching ilr. for now ofCJce. yearn of :ie.v. iht Flist Vl.--e.uint uf Ctoan and Ix.rd Hlnl: cf Hreat liritalu IK UK famous rt-prihC-ntaliVti of u Loid That Expert Quartet "Roly" Harris is Fighting A Breezy American Aboui the Engineers Wfi.o Recommended ihe Scarboro Watewotfo It-at Toronto's necr Harris still l his horns hul -ptrmiitcd ,1 sickly woinnn to siueeiio ___ 'bus had not proceeded fir before the t-Kuitl crank si'oko uv. 'OondncLiliJ1 lie exclaimed, "youYe one' over yo'jr number, "Have r. ashed the conductor with affected concern. Then brgin- ninc lo .-jaunt from. tho opposite end, leavtnx ihe complainant until the last, he repealed: 'Wan, hvof three. Tour, folve. -Jlx. slvtn, cfsht, 'leven, twelve, T bu tho i yo lave, sir, nn' yt'rc Iho wan Oitl o'.it he did go. HOLLAND HAS BIG PROJECT ON HAND JJOU.AND !i to reclaim 815 E'luaro niltca of lij- 'Iralnlnr (lit Tlie remain In; flvn himdreil anil flfly-fcvfi] ftiihrc inlUS will IJP cnnvcnm Irlo il frcsli-watcr lako. toko, ivliitli will lirolrclcl from (ho InKcxlni; w.llors ci lha f-p.i liy a unit ilMir, flj-Mccn mIKs Inns. will n reservoir f.( ircsh v.nlpr aii.l will swtelcn W.T. !tr In nil Hie'. At !rnt Ilol'nml tiiffttn fron) nl- MMt unlvcrml lirnokfali ivnU-. The FM fi'litrlri o( ttio Zuhlp'r will bo luit id- (lovcrriir.piil nrc- prnvldl'..; in Ifctlr fcr Hit comrJiTallcn M tho llshermen, who nro JMtccl io hnv '.ike U5 In NOT TO BE PARTED GOOD story is ttild of Mayor (Jof- fatt of Orilil.i. A short time i an noi long hi this co tin try who had been laid off .from work during: a slack period c.imc lo the Mayor for u IKITe nsarsiancc. Jlis readily granted the nid re- rod, hut nl the F.ime lime sn_ cd'lhnt Ihe man rhnutd tn- for some work in (he r.cij-hlmrhood of Iho lown, until work In (he factories picked up- might get work cuttlngr wood In the In i the -Mayor Paid. "Arci you n Christian, nr.rl a be U ever in- the- Hi rnilckly Hie niati, "Cer- "aid Mayor ncffalt. "Will, you aic, Iho blblo says that what lias.Jplnctl together man shall r.r.r-.jiart OEunUer. ami I'm not going lt> park-fj from my wtfe.'1 T WAS IT, TACTFUL J till oihcr morning In the of his sermon, George A. -Kdston, In one of those ilOighlfiii improshptu "asIiTes" in v.'hicli lie cccnaion.'illy rrmkcj that II did wcm (o him tonic- times ns If Christians were ntoiH tho mosl stupid people' In the world. An eminent cJuc.itor- of tlin cit> usu-illy atlt-nds Old. Boiith Church, bul Hml he was not fttto lo he prtrcnl, nrnl at'Olnncr-llnie his i rfporting on tho mormon to which liMencd, rjuoted this parllniiar ro- tnnrl: of (loriJojtV. Tlio small hoy of Iho fuihlly nt ono 5jioke tip nml sMd. molhcr, tlo you Miink [hat was a vt-iy Incfful ro- ninrk? There niiyht hnvo LLc-n fcdmc riirlylLULf 0110 lina ,-r.frcnurntly over iljt? fuciil'.-ni Ilinn Ijr, lockcd with the expert water- works commission v.-htch. advocated the secondary plant nt Scaroprn lieichl." holdiny it, victoria 'ark location, and has refussMl fp am- plify his crlticipm of the commission's boforo the Works Commit Ice, saying lie preferred to watt.until those 'our engineers could be 'An American engineers' supply man, vho hi.s had frequent dealings-with 'he Mvo Kcntleraen involveil, wns talking. "That's some ncn-o, r.owl" tiuoili he, -.lust whnt you'd expect from Holand all know film, When he once rakes up Id5 mind, he's goinff lo stick t out, no matter how Influential his oppor.enls. He's a' ffood official, nn it pulillc a straight Where 1 hall the xc don't oficn have men liho hhn. I've often met Islinm JVin- Oolph (tlic coinmiflaron'.i American rc- 13 'Dg- up against a man of his reputation wo-'Un't b4 Ihe kind or thai Ihe party would c.irc to tncklo. Vou know, he built our Clite--- Drainage- Cana) jpcllng Chita ttilh 7" liBaippl Jors, nnd hikes ibout the States givinp constiltation on all sorts ol hydraulic problems to cities in distress- Ilo'a urbane and -nlal. like lo hear i ad-'----- -nme engl nccrs' gathering1. Tliey Halcn lo liim. Komcttmrs they him oralo whole "vening1. He's not you'd call tlic convonlionnl putHc man, at all. Hig-fr.-imed, high in the -forehead, calm, nnd modest, with ,1 touch of dignity, he lalha in a quiet, conversational way, ns !f you sitting off by yourself in a quiet corner. You CFIH leli by that low modulation in )ils voice he conns 'from ol' -y.' lie lias had ots of, work. ihrre's Govcininenl Knglnecr cliurgo of (ho Domlnlon'E public work hi llils brcnkwraeis, and jucli. Mr. Sing la an able, well-balanced onEtinctr, of wide and long experience. They Ihlnk a lot of Mr. Sins down In the ilepartnipnl at Ottawa, nnd his opinions carry a Plant for Toronto. Old seep in a lot of oil and dirty ua- er, he" saved Iho likely the and us abrarJ. Mr. Sing, from ong, knows 'a lot about he currents and wcrs arc r.ot 15-jhtcncd liy too much humor. He takes himself ,inj the world in general vtry eeriously. He has made several incnrpions into tlic world of literature, nnd besides trans- la tins Schopenhauer's famous work, "Will and In author of "r.ifo of an d Em _____ to Hcal- Ho has a wonderful facility in than the Hi MvIlRIUIX I'rcmkr k of JJriiith Columbia, Is noihini; if jioi His easy In-ariny io li's followers both in- :Mr? outsiJt tht legislature, somo have not, tvtn yet, ofi'-r nasty vt-Ar.--, ceased to rairvel that i "rail human thell can BO completely, ;o f.mltksfly, vc-ii all trace of ur.JJnitJy to his thoughts would lave U-trayt-1 ulin into a falso sltp. Sir HU-harJ'B hn.i borne hiri 'Jtrjui-ii, IJLII It is doubtful if his isniviMilviiy was ever put iu-rCLik-an AS on a cer- tain wont in U.e slat lire. n'hich ilitt I'liiuI-T in traduced the bill to bear furihcr aid to Hi? Canadian Xorihvrn Pacific Jtallway. liic nif-asure htcrensinjj the I'r-ovinct'd former guarantee of a mil'! on the ISrkisU (.'o'.umbia lines to (i was ytnerally thought Uiat the niea- sure would Jiol introOucrd uniil-ttio C.iyfl of tin- tome we-jKs Xorlhcrn aid bills !-l dyinK (lays of sessions tral lirncs boon coupled in ilrltisli C'olur-iUd history--bul, when there were only a few more lo run I'Cfurc Hit adjournment for the wct-k. Itieji.ird aro.-p, aiiil the new bill came like a thunderbolt from the clear blue. And thereby a taie. In modulated tones, ar.d wkh inoix ]te-rfCL-[ cnunciacion, the Premier told llin what the Province about to' do fe-r ihe Canadian Northern. Though maiiy the vis-- Kor'H expreEst-d, that tho measure had been thrown Into tho arena with no warning1. Sir Richard treated 11 so much as a nsftiltr of course that they wavered between the beliefs that it had always been in- tended, and that it was ail an accident. It wan not nnlil later thftt of the sophlsticaled frequenters of the House a cause, How It Happened was learned tliitt tlic bill had been r fixed for" the closing n, but, so that it definitely hours of Hie would be ready in ainjile lime, the test had oten sent to Ihe King's Printer. In Kalherlng up the printed bills for to the meniberfl of the HOUFO thlt day, somn member ot the- Kind's staff, had un- wlttlr.g'ly picked up and .'neiudwi In- Adam Smith." nnd 'The Falhway Hy." Ho has a ivonfierful clncicl-itlne aiid a more wonderful facUlly in expressing result He. can sponk for houra nn nhy topic he is Interested in and nl a pace whfch Is Ihn subject of admiration lo his frier.ils and the despair of Iho poor shorthand writers transcribing in his wakr. He is still a bachelor "ami ever Itkely to remain so. It Jg a pily, as given ordinnrj" self-respecting woman there would have been n mas- terly struggle for "the last Tyoid." The Lord .Chancellor, In addition fo being Romtwhal Qcnrinnlc In nppcar- p, ia a great ndtniror of iTiluro nm] philosophy, lie spe.iks find reads German with enual faclllly ns his own TIo Is a of tlie movement for the Setieral reduction of armaments. BUXTON'S FISHING oiher day, when the I' MInisltr was gooil ask me wliellier 1 tako up llie they won't early forenoon and late nitcnoon. the ahoye actual work of our plant ns a It would only be nc- lo mllos of ground in the Sahara Desert with our aun absorber units, ap.iccd ,ts wijo as now are, lo give perpetually the horM-power per year required (o equal all the fuel mined In "Thin nroi of 9-iuarc miles is practically ctiual to a square of 1U inlleF, ftr.d Us ei70 ns compared with llio Desert of Jjuharii IR .iliown by the accomp.tnylng mip. Surely from Ihls thc-human raco CAn wo thai sun power can f.ike c.ira of (hem Jor all tlma !o cost, according to Mr. Sliuman, p05ilion of Governor- Gen- eral nnrl High CommEfiFioner for" South Africa, T need hardly say that the firsi rjuestion T asked him war, 'I.-s there fishing1 raid Sir Syilnay Huston, In presiding over the annual dinner of the KJy lashers' Ciub. "Well. FO far as I .'ran 'recollect, he [3 not a fisherman himself, and did not appreciate tlie ivhole forcn of my ques- tion, but ho understood 'that there waa and salmon -ftshing1, nnd therefore, of course, I rjsktd him If he tvftiiM allow lo think it ovtfr, ftnil in tho end I acceptr'ii" Sir -Syilnrv, In acceptnis Ihe ba of the Order of Fly Flirhcrs' Club, a fly, dressed lit and whito In iccog-nilion r.f his services in con- nection with the "I cannot help thinking also that the iirp.ifnt momorit, BO os 1 a concerned, il is apjlroprialc, because in ttio dtiltcs .which I uni al.oul to l.ikc up the great problem Is the problem of the black nnd white." woul-1 be i: would be ,1 good iM'VsErrient. UK .11 he worth to its owners at leant ns much as nil Iho coil and oil fields In the world, Lut It would bo 'perpetual, whereas at the rale of con- the. foal and oil can- not last more than 300 years. To lha Individual." lie s-iys, "nlno- ty.plght billions Is s ataggerlnff sum, Iml to the hummi race, psrllfiuldr'y 1C spriwl out if trough a peH'M of, 200 ytcira, U Is almost Act, said: T GOOD SPORTS IllS is a story of a pair of good pportf, .as by Krnest K, Coulter, tho founder of the Big llrothcr movefneat. lie had that homclesi' chlldrfirt oElcn'lry it "get took'' liy the Children's Aid So- clely. Tho poor al- ways know how lo go ntxml If. "Two little brothers, gan fighting the sWewalk in (ront of tho ChiMrcn'5 Court ono day When the officer tteizt'd them they srinned nt eaoh other happily. The; fell fulure was provided for, "'A ftller (old Oiey Mid lo Sir Coulter- 'lhat if we'd lilt a guy on Ihe wo could .gel' plnchcxT, tTio-jRht we'd each other.' lisketl raid the 'Ilie guy licvur US TO Sir Rtehard McBride. o tot copies of tho CaiwdJan. North- ern hill, Tlitia when Premier and [lie otter strolled into the Ohambcr lo lako tlieir tbey 'ound copies of Iho Canadian Northern on their deeke, .TJiot bad in'alicohscienCP, b'Ji tha r'rtiTt- Icr was to learn that an even more horrible tiling had happAned. 'CO-plM had aJso. been dutifully left on the o3 In the hres-s That end- ed it nil. Every bridge and everything could do duty for a bfWge, had burned, and there- was rn> re- Almost be foro the had uhen Ihetr the details much-alKrculated-upon bill the Icletraph and Ihe secret was out. It was thon that Sir Richard loxAed the facts In the face and quite clearly realized .thnl something heroic'mufcf'oo done. Thrro no way out ot the difficulty but lo advance. Once Agila he calJeJ ujion his yt and, this tlmo ho us savins sraca to tho utternwet shred, for great wax his All traces of annoyance, all vexation that has its root In unprc- parcdnesSt were carefully purged lib tones, 'j.rA the thing was (here those Irt ih-a who afterwards saM tbat for Iha first Unw In their, lives they had seen. Sir Kioh- ard really, unmifrtakably nervous'. ANDY'S FIFTEEN CENTS. A NDKKW CARNEGIE was the chief nt luncheon In Wew York Iho other day or the National Civic Fed- eratlon at which farmers into cconrjmy and In courafl of the luncheon Cnrncgie lianilful of silver out of hTs pocket. A dimo tlroppcd to floor. "So." Mlfl one of the ers who attended ITiia, rAcrid gathering, "after (lie luncheon was over Carnegio -to ItTs HghUd A mil en, Af.d began lo vacuum elean -for {hr.t "Did lio Iho reportefr 1 ''Carnegie? found ;