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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Ht flfieit ol Such in o LOVES CHILDREN The More Counted the the More Delighted He Is WitK the NEW YORK HBRALD writ A Mk other Americans who have been In England of has become an ad mirer of King makes the following Interesting references to the Kings character as revealed by Ms Hobbles and There Is k when he does not pair three or four calls to the humbler quarters to talk with the His gifts are number Few qf them are mentioned In the He dislikes He has displayed a very keen In terest In the United especi ally it entered the He has missed no opportunity to make official visits to the soldiers and and has said many nice things to The Kings Interest In children Is He loves them the oor and the To him a ehlld Is Just a no matter what It wears or where It may In his affection for them is BO profound that he Is Europes leading Collector of babies And It Is a matter of much amused com Jncnt by hisfriends that the more eomlcal the face the mpre delighted he Is with the His Bhlef hobby next to photo and machinery Is collection of pos tage It Is said that he has t most remarKable collection and icnows in an Instant relative va lue of an old colonial or an original With a fresh memory of that man kf the King Edward Who was a bon vivant and a hall Jellow the world the people ft England framed a somewhat gloomy future for his the pre fcent who is quite the contrast his But by a fastidious llncerity the present King has won bis way to tho hearts of his coun trymen just as effectively as did his lather In a more diplomatic Admittedly he has not the social lifts of his late the fluency if languages and the marvelous if nemory for but he has the lamek knack of saying the thing at the right time and ti the and thereby he made a multitude of staunch friends who now rather proudly say that no nation ever a more pop liar Empress Zita of A Pen Picture of President Wilson Described K a Man of Flexible Intelligence and of Scotch N OVER AGE BUT GAME glR ABB South Africas richest millionaire sportsman and and a of Lord md Lady despite his hftythree offeredhls services Io the War prefer His offer has been bore power to his elbow t Sir Abo laid the foundation of his he became prominent s one of Rhodess young He in the Jameson and rhen Lord Hawke and his English Iricket team In Gold Reef City found Sir who was to lave been their Jn Ulti hately he was released on payment if a fine of i ORMAN HAPGOOD paints a picture of President Wilson In Leslies from which come the two following paragraphs The most significant single qual ity the President is his quick and flexible which is the same thing as his power ot There are some men highly ed with applied brains who yet lack almost entirely the power to let the advancing sun of experience breed In them conceptions unknown to their youth or even to their middle Decades of study and asso ciation Wilson familiar With the best of the world of tradi Such a career often blinds a man to the world that Is to With on the knowledge of past was a safe bridge on which to over angry torrents to the beckoning Knowing the charms and arguments the he became the leader of the worlds mental stirrings at a moment when the fate of centuries depends on the ability of liberals to see and stand from the Sierras to Moscow and the endless plains of At the head of the wholeAmeri can machinery and at4 the head of liberal we have a man of Scotch whose logged In of his earlier contests ever faltered a man In whom this bulldog finality is combined ahead that has brought even dis contented radicals to ourranks and welded the mass of reasonable men Into a unity against which the acme of force shall dash itself in I could easily write a volume ons the usefulness of Wilson as a leader In our but we stand on the brink of wo and the other of the and thareforc to Judge the President It Is not requisite to tell All we need to say can be crowded with out a sen It is this That he has made our cause and by making it moral he has made it Where He It fj DONT see anysense In referring to the of said he He had a housand answered Jio woman he learned his from spiritual gaze Back to the Lpnd T2TERE is substitution story that Vill take a Ipt ot It concerns a farmer who was given a floorwalker as a farm The first morning he laid to his new Take a horse and go to the station for a load of When he arrived the station agent All right but how areyou going to take them without Dear EMPRESS Z1TA IS QUITE FRENCH The Sovereign Lady of Austria Dresses in Paris Talks French to Her GERM ANS SUSPECT All Her Letters are Intercepted and Her Everjr Move Is A PHRASE that sums up tho Zita who In Budapest Is Queen and at Vienna becomes Empress been coined by The Paris Gau Ibls fascinating and At she approaches har this now but twenty wo are all that Balsac of the women of his native land at that wonderful The Austrian Empress has outgrown the lanklness whloh so impressed the beholders on the day she was married to the Archduke Charles Francis Joseph at the chateau Of She seems taller thanks to the skill of the Viennese shoemakers and the art of the Viennese She J3 Bourbon to the tips of her a descendant ot Louis in the most direct a granddaughter of Charles She has the graclousncss of the concedes the French and its Inexpressible majesty at the same that august and overwhelming fineness of attitude Which goes with with the pomp of processional progress along grand with the throne and the right Yet a few short years ago she was a thin and anemic little brunette burled In an English She learned English on the Isle of On the occasion of last visit to Vienna ot the German Emperor with his says The her eyes showed obvlouq traces of Tho Hohenzdllorns wre much It by Zitas pre ference for the sllhouet of Paris in her tightpleated softened by slightly draped effect and develop ed In a hat swathed in grey tulle and surmounted by upstanding foliage ef The Germans went back to Berlin with that the lady was dressed as if she were going to French It turns out that Zita designs dressesin French styled She Is obediently fol lowed by the Archduchesses the whole court In spite of man entreaties to avoid the vanities of the The episode had unpleasant effects the relations of the two seeing that Im perial Berlin frowns upon the femi nine in and evefy forbids tullej of which the Viennese arerso Is Constantly Spied On HE EmpressQueen Is also ac cused of reflectingupon Ger man taste in dress and to Jiaver set her court in a roar with drawings of the skirts arid feet of exaltedladies in the suite of the source of discord the persistence of Zita in using French as the language of the Her own German lias topfIlaiiah cent to please the according to The arid she is said to spealr French so as to Be top at She uses it in education of bar oldest now about seven John Skelton Williams Spanish King Has Several Records For One He Has Been Oflener Attacked Than Any Other vrre King of Spain celebrated r I his 32nd birthday As ho became King the moment ho was he has been a monarch longer than any other European Sov ereign with the exception of the King Of He holds a record for the num ber of attacks upon his life and one of his hobbles is a collection of the things with which his life was threat Neither the burden of Kingship nor the risks ot his Served to depress his buoyant and boyish There Isithe story of Queen Alexandra dur ing one of his visits to ex ercising himself one night in a cor ridor In Buckingham Palace by turn ing Catherinewheels in his pyjamas and very proud the young ruler was to show Queen Alexandra how well he could do There Is another ot how he climbed up a statue in the gardens of his villa at La and was unable to get down again until rescued by his He still keeps as a precious trousers he wore on that historic said tho the Ive forgotten The French Way With Traitors H By FRED AVING once started on the is up her traitors rapidly and ef Bolo Pasha has been ke Bonnet Rouge Gang has been and the stage is now clear tjr the trial of Joseph ex Bolo Pasha was a spectacular ad but Bonnet Rouge lang were a sordid They were poor tools in a bigger game and played for small stakes looked big to e of the director ef defeatist has sen sliced to suffer the death tie others received prison sentences Vnglng from two to ten Between the Bolo affair and the eass to eoirie the Bonnet jouaV trial was like a trench In Interval of calm letween twobig The Bolo trial was passion moving and fertile In the unex It was a wonderfully built elodrama filled with striking situ Bolp was ah excellent lead is traitor of the grand Tho Rouge affair rer Hnblud a comedy of manners play I by mediocre aotors before blase ijcllence Puval had a certain style lid his diction was he Inked tiw tlbgance of the shades of the disdainful smile and the sinister glance of He was a good secondrate and that was the best that could be said for support a still lower Landau was a bistrot intel Redresser of defen der of the always at the dis a noble was his Culture and love were his hla pen and his talent his means of They brought him eight years athard pf The friend and of Malvy and oxthief of the secret long years a life the Parisian of Parisians not lifted from him the weight of his peasant He and sup porting with shock of tile accusation of deal ing with tho enemy war But the sentence broke Two years in prison was the reward of his General was the brave name adopted by Qoldsky conceal his own personality when he wrote the military oritlplsms in the Bonnet Rouge attacked the high Tftey were a pitiful weak ipols of Kliiastor who uaeft them ie mprselessiy and deserted1 them BhamelcBsly it In correspbndlpg fcltli her nqwl Al teyen the palace In Vienna is for we endure ityj mere name of pumpernickel gives her As she Is noted for the sweetness of her which carefully trained tho goldstlck from Berlin was eager to know where she Tad been It transpired Brftish islesl France and Swlt zerland divided the honors of formed A Earlyln her the Bour bon Zlta The Figaro in tot ma her youthful consort altho t is no Intellectual Her efforts to atone for his deficiencies in this respect out of her own mental gifts Is responsible for the course of recent political history at Sho to have be gun correspondence with the P6pe which had not gone far when it leak ed put that her letters were intercept some of them never reaching his It was r a great to the pride of Zita to discover that her were spied upon in this fash 1 Zlta is thus watched night and she In the morning the German our Parisian contempo rary is duly If she writes a It is It remains tP be proved whethor has force of character to mojfe most of such a All that can be Inferred definitely from comment abroad is that she will not allow her husband to go the way ofLouis Russian General Begging for Work SeventyFive Years and Cpuntry Allows His Family to THERE has come into the hands of the Daily Express of Lon don a letter said to have been written by one of the most famous of Russian Now after having been for most of his in the service of his coun both as soldier and he is reduced to begging while his family letter fol lows was impossible till now to answer your letter of Novem ber because no communication ipoqalblc all that be accomplished in the interior aiaa Russia has been regrettable that such susplclou characters as and jnpddled Xittle could be as the HAS CONTROL OF BANKS John Skelton Comp troller olf Is a Very HAS TOO Beirtg Treasurer of Red are Side Issues for FTER trie fcsgwtayy the A adjutant he the Comptroller of the Currency is the most Important offi cer of finance In the United States He directly under his control some National whose resources now exceed He also has super vision of all currency Issues and is ex offlclo a member of the Federal Reserve The present comp John Skelton holds several other Important hut his considered entirely in the light of the banking power that Is under his makes him one of tlie most responsible and influen tial financial functionaries In the As there Is a Comptroller of the Treasury as well as a Comptroller of the and the financial ma chinery of the Government is be coming so multiplex that there are but few who understand which func tions the various agencies It may be well to explain jus vhat duties Williams is charged Under the law creating his which was passed concurrently with the NatlonaJ Bank Act in he war made responsible for the Issu ance of the currency authorized by Including especially the then newlyauthorized National Bank and the supervision of the nationalized banks by whom these notes were Thus it lappens that he is empowered to charter National Is prodded with a force of bank examiners hrough whom he kept apprised f the condition of the Institutions under his is empowered to close up and liquidate mismanaged rr in solvent banks and to punish and prosecute their officers any others who may have violated the banking Since 1863 the duties and respon sibilities of the Comptroller of the Currency have been vastly and he has become almost an adju tant to the Secretary of the Treas with whom he of in constant Has Many Jobs NDER the Federal Reserve Act he is ex offlcio a member of SOME ANECDOTES ABOUT THE KING Likes to Smoke an Old Pipe Given to Him by His I KIND BUT DIGNIFIfcP Once Dismissed an Visitor With Very Adroit Remark to I A jvap there buljying censorship regard to personal liberty fit jtlip preporit evisry dls trlpt cpnjiTjIttee the arid Deputies such a dls frict of several of the ppjfce canjwithout arrest and NOT HER seiaoni the widows fault 1 she inopt We lhro in unbe lievable of the most dreadful Despotism exercised by ig and corrupt let out rooms In my myself am looking for Lately things have very as the banks are closed anl industrial and commercial life scarcely In the presence of such cjrcjim stanccs t have decided to address myself to you for Such a state of affairs will not last for and some day an cn4 will Will no British firm wish tp my with my knowledge ot by giving me an agency or somehow or other utilizing y At the same I OjiJlRtWhsh to receive money for U1 the Federal Reserve Board and Williams In Director of the Division of Finance and Purchas es of the United States Railroad a member of the Capital Issues which determines what securities may or may not be issued during the treasurer of the American National Red under appointment of the a member of its Central As Director of the Division of Finance and Pur chases of the United States Railroad Administration Williams has su pervision of the of some worth of supplies and equipment for miles of and hag general direction of the financing of the component sys tems to enable them to meet these vast requirements and also provide for the hundreds of millions of dol lars of bonds maturing every a sidelight upon his character inii1tnethods I may mention that when this list of his various offices supplied to me by one of his subordinates I I suppose he is simply honorary treasurer of the and was Williams couldnt be honorary He knows all about the Red where the money Is and how it is The Impres sion that the man makes upon his associates may bo inferred from a statement made to me by one of his colleagues in the Railroad Adminis who I am really as the unyielding thorough ness that Williams He is ruthless in the and gets things done with amazing MERtCAN writers In London have recently hunted up a lot of stories about the side of King In whoih greatly Increased Interest Is belnrf taken in tho United States now on account of tre happily close relations between the Republic ami the British Some of these anecdotes are as follows The King has always been marked for his kindness and but he is very firm in maintaining the dignity of his I On one occafclon a person of con siderable importance waited upon his Majesty with documents for He was granted an audience on entering tilts intimated the papers were of great urgency and he would be glad it His Majesty would give immediate attention to as he was in a The Implication ot hurry on the part of the person of Importance was not or The King resented Ho placedthe document under a heavy paper weight and rang an electric bell on his 1 Then turning to the he said s carriage at He is in a The King Is unusually thorough and energetic and has many qualities that nsplre confidence and sincere regard But ho Is entirely independent In Ihought and action where personal matters are As is pretty well he is an excellent wing shot in this connection The Herald tells this story A certain himself one of most famous shots was once asked by the then Prince 3eorge to tell him frankly what he thought of his replied the peer bluntly I think it rather I think so replied tho you it suits I Intend to Likes Old Pipe Beit King is a ptiblic speaker his voice is clear arid and his very much to the ia young man he underwent much preliminary As chairman at a charity dinner at which lie made his debut as an ora he asked the late Duke of Cam bridge what he should The a very old hand at the said Have your Speech hold it in your and refer to it when the moment But the Prince decided when the time came to be more selfreliant and dctcrmlnecj to do without his General Smuts GENERAL SMUTS A TRUE AFRIKANDER Declares That Dark Continent Must Not Be Exploited by the ENERAL SMUTS did not stop his recent lecture on East At frlca to the Royal Geographi cal Society In even though a German air raid was It was dominated by one clear and simple It is this Africa must not be treated as a pawn In the game of European high that In spite of its disunion it has an entity of and vast as tho country no part of it can be a matter of complete unconcern to the I Here spoke the true a name often misunderstood In this but wheta rightly the man who is prepared make Africa his and not his mere place of says the Manchester General lecture upon tho great German colony which he has helped io lecture deliv ered in thoroughly warlike circum the close attention pf all who are concerned with the larger of We know very well their brorfd outline Germanys plans arid ambitions in that region What was his surprise when he plal before the that She was seeking to Oth 1 rig 1 do not seek a high posi tion at a large I for that Is to have m mod est pf Wliatever work Is It is just the same so long it is Russlfa I and here I am Spealc in this direction with your friends PerhaRs tltfjr w me a useful unable to be 1 Pe trograd will not frifiiten if it is ov AN NEW JOB UpHE representative of the War Of flcb in the House of and Parliamentary Secretary to the War is now LieutenantColonel Earl a popular society bachelor of Etvrl Stanhope went to France with the Grenadiers in and remained at tho front until last year he was twice mentioned in despatches and awarded the the and the Legion of A few days ago someone remarked toXord Stanhope The German peo ple uppiivently firmly believe that they are Vfe BQ as they stand by the they ho You haVent heard of tho Kaiser or anybody near him getting hurt in this have ypu heard his august relative at his side exclaim Conceited boy Why ddenntthedo as I told him Absurd Hell break t In public the King Is neverSeen smoking anything a Ho never srhokes But an old and in private hp enjoys nothing better than a gooa strong pull at an old briar pipe that was given to Him by his the Queen of said to a friend time this pipe is a grand and I particularly value it because it was carved by my Queen of He loves nothing better than to get Into his dinnerjacket with his carved briar between his to work on his correspondence at eleven oclock at night for an This is his idea of genuine Throwing Money a Monte Carlo Art Monte Cairlo Casino trains I all Its own When A on o applicant is favorably considered for training has to un dergo a medical Thfs is necessary toavoid any man be ing engaged suffering from After this examination tho recruit to the croupiers chair comes up for six hours training every pro vided that he has bpen a resident In the principality of Monaco for at least a Throwing money is one of the most important of tho curri for It is imperative that a croupier shall be able to throw a handful of coin by BO that It will pitch with unf pre cision on any spot on the table Now comes the most difficult part of the training learning tbreckon money very The croupier must count so quickly tie does not appear to count at all otherwise the slow progress of lay the1 foundations of a vast Central African a German nDelbrucli has called it which was to stretch Tight across the continent from the Indian Ocean to the General Smuts said Germany has not the oll traditional English colon ial of German colonial aimsare really not but are dominated entirely by farreach ing conceptions of world Not military power anil strategic positions for exercising future her 4 ip Africa Js thei a great Central Af rican not only cplanies Before but also hll the Portuguese possessions south Of the Lake Chad and th of Zambesi River in South Must Protect Empire if OWARDS this objective she 1 was steadily inarching even before the war broke and she claims the return of ber lost African colonies at the end of the war as a starting point from which to resume the interrupted As appears from Count Von Hortlings she claims reallocation of the worlds colonies so that she may have a share commensurate with her world i The point of view of the British1 Empire js very In the first1 It never had any military am bltlons apart from tho measure of seapower essential to its continued In Africa it has never militarised the and has al ways opposed such It has always tended to study the natives We cannot allow the return of conditions which mean the mllltar Ism of the natives and their merit of We cannot allow naval and bases to be organized on both of the African coast tothe eiidari germent of the must insist on the maintenance of condi tions whttiiwfll guaranteb through1 land comriiunicatlMs for itu territor ies from orie end of thecontlnerft to tlie Jn the future lines of totnmunlcatlonjtof Empire try patience of ha To prove to what reckoning can be may he salfl that befote u wpasses io the traintkl staff he is able to tell the value of the coins his hand simply by feel of them that is to lie could pick a number of coins without paus tell you should proceed ri6fc only bjf One of twoj of tho wap Jtt navigation may re the present situation ypnd dreamed of Hence toe necessity of our exercising Wise forethought for the anil securing the ft Empire by every legitimate ;