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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta Socialist M.P., Canada, Is An Implacable Fighter for the Cause. HAS A CLEVER WIFE Some of Her Sarcastic Allusions at a Local Lecture Are Recalled. TULIP SNOWDEN, Blackburn, England, M.P, virho for has been spending a few days In To- ronto with his clever wife, is one of the heroes and leaders of the Socialist movement in Britain. His election Jn seven years ago was the first electoral v.-i-u for the Soclal- Mr.-Snbv.-aon, now in his fiftieth year, is an apostle of revolution rather than reform. He has the reputation of being: such r thorough Socialist lhat he would willingly go to the stake for Snowden cares noth- ing for himself, his personal "success, and political rewards. Ho is a zcaJot. L'ojd George's is no moie pleasing: to him than the Conserva- tism of Bonar Law and Austen Cham- berlain George aims to re- form abuses and readjust a deranged of social Hfe wants PRESIDENT WILSON IS A VERY TELLER A Tale He Tells About a Fishing Party in Samples From His Collection of Yarns. WOODROW WILSON, United street, right In front of de States President, does not en- .store. Yuus, suh, I done tied strings Joy a reputaion as a "mixer." roumi llia ears, but be didn't budge, Hut he can tell a good story on occa- sion. Here arc- a few of his What's dat? What's dat? Yaas, suh. dote3. but less radical and aosolute neverthe- Efforts to M Under hira' but it didn't do nuthln' but.Bcorch de harness. Yaas, suh, yaas, suh, I took de things A story was repeated to me the but he wouldn't budge, other day. A friend of mine was in Canada with a fishing party, and one member of the party was Imprudent enough to sample some whiskey that was called whiskey be- cause it made those who drank It In- clined to climb" a tree. This gentle- man imbibed too much of this dan- gerous liquid, and: the consequence was that when he went to the train j to go with the rest of the company he took a train hound south instead of a train bound north. Wishing to recover him, his companions tele- raphed the conductor of the south- bound train: "Send short man named Johnson back for: the north-bound train lie Is intoxicated" Presently they got a reply from the conductor; particulars needed. There are th'rteen men on, the train who don't know either their name or their' destination." A man got in a cab at the Rich- mond railway station and said: "Drive me to a haberdasher's." "Yaas, said the driver, then j whipped up his horse and drove a block, then, leaning over to address his passenger, said: "'Scuse me, boss, .'suh; yaas, suh. What's dat? No suh- WantCr E0' 6uh- aidfllt tw's' tail. 'yaas. President Woodrow "Wilson, But By Nature the Irish Leader is Reserved, and Even Shy. A FINE ELOCUTIONIST Was Suspended From House Two Hours After First Taking Seat There. O.Ni; c pow of the dominant and most powerful members of the Brit- ish House o( Commons to-day 13 John Redmond, tho leader of the Irish Nationalist party. For four sessions now, since the general elec- tion of December, 1910, llr. John Ed- ward Redmond has enjoyed this po- sition -of unusual power and pre-em- nence in public perhaps ho has it, for he is a reserved and somewhat shy holder of He Controls 534 Daily Newspapers in America, and Says He r At the University of Toronto They Call Them the 'Jimmy Hasn't Time to Think of Marriage. O havG more power than any cd for the sale of these newspapers mounted to nearly '-nd with more wealth at bis command, perhaps, than some the advertisement revenue for the .a tUC half-dozen crowned heads, !s the lot same period was large enough to buy A j kingdom. It takes a big army of workers set out these hundreds of newspa of one man in America to-day. That man is Mr. Louis Hammer- ng, the Colossus of the newspaper THE NEW Prof, Mavor Mixes Up With Ail Sorts Conditions of Men. j T O 1 j AMES MAYOR (not James Mavor, Jf.A., LL.D., Ph.D., E.S., but nla'n v James Mavor, professor of econora- own ten or a dozen newspapers, the tho sun. possession which has given them pov.'er and prestige. Yet these men are mere pigmies when compared with Mr. Hammer- ling, vi'ho owns and controls 534 dally newspapers of standard size, the to- tal circulation of which runs into millions a day. Mr. Louis Hammerllng, who is a naturalized American, is. under forty years of age. He 5s president of the Association of Foreign Newspapers, an Institution founded for the pur- pose of providing emigrants from j Like many another great man, Mr. Hammerilng' commenced in modesc way. He emigrated to America when only ten years old from Hungary, He has reached his commanding-pin- nacle of success by detectin opportunity and seizing upon it in- stantly. That, coupled with extra- ordinary hard work, has brought him the Inevitable reward. a very soon to deliver a course of lectures in India) is the ons man at the univer- the balance of political power in the aative ,anffuate. every country in the world to Ameri- ca with newspapers printed in their ,'otes of his party, over whom he .vields -undisputed sway. But, any- way, he would still be a commanding personality in the chamber by reason of his character and ability. An English political writer recently "Mr. John Redmond must be given That means that every emigrant, whether he be Chin- ese, Japanese, Russian, or a member of some lesser known nationality, who goes to the United States will be able to read his daily newspaper without having to go through the tedious pro- cess of learning the English language beforehand. Wherever a colony of one nation- "To a haberdasher's." suh; vaSi suh. twW "Yaas suh; yaas, suli." After an- 'Dl3 tall; he look like a Northern gen- other, block there was the same What's dat colonel? a place among the first twelve men found collected of the House of Commons, his com- Is tne invariable custom for for- peers, in my opinion, being Mr. As- one nation to group to- quith, Mr. Balfour, Mr. Lloyd George, Mr. Eonar Law, Sir Edward Grey, 'gether in one a paper is printed and established by Mr. was tne same per- wnara oat, colonel? Yaas, ITrv Churchill, Sir Edward Carson formance: "Scuse me, boss, butwhar tuk him to de hospital. No, Mr. Auston the d'you say you waijter go? "To a was somewhat impatient reply. Then came the final appeal. "Now, j lookahere, boss, 1 be'n drivin' in dis suh.vno, suh; I ain't heard yit." 2fT. Philip Snowden, 3f.P. reform, society, he deems, were hurt- ful trifling; he v.ould cut under the whole fabric society as it is and Bend it-tottering into collapse, Liberalism he regards as more dan- gerous to hisv cause than Corserva- latter holds out no hope of a change and in a sense justifies re- volt, but Liberalism, _ with its re- forms, lessens the stfength of Social- ism ind kiils its nerve, Like An Accuser. oNOWDEN is numbered with the V-J Labor members, but he is not of them. They are too yielding for him. His voice is shrill, and as he epeaks in the House of Commons he points a long lean accuser- like, at the man he is attacking, and that man is frequently Lloyd George. Mrs. Snowden is an arJent suffra- not a militant. She does not agree with tho Pankhurst methods, but she speaks sympathetically of the militants, and defines them as being A Sinful Waste. BIRRELL'S uncom- town twenty jear' an' f ain't never I Portable experience at a: noisy A U drug gne nobody a-ftay yit. Now, you jes meeting tell dis nigger whar't is you go." An old negro went into a store in Richmond and said: "Boss, will you please, suh, call de colonel on de and he called the colonel. The old darkey said: "Colonel, dat at Bristol, when he was struck by a dead kitten thrown by somebody in the audience, recalls an "child" story. A little girl out walking with her mother saw a 'dead cat lying by the roadside, "Oh, she exclaimed, i Mr. Austen Chamberlain, Mr. Ram- say Macdonald, Lord Robert Cecil, and Mr. Philip Snowden." In the House of Commons, as in all bodies of men, looks and appearances tell in making lasting'and true im- pressions. As the Nationalist leader rises to speak from .the1 corner the top bench below 'the gangway on the Opposition side, he is seen to be of a Employs 470 Translators. y-N New York alone, at the head- 's- quarters of the A. F. N., this Emperor of Newspaperdom has twenty-seven newspapers in as many different languages. He is justly known as the "Emi- grant King" of America, and he power among the vast ranks of mixed emigrants. His Word Is Law. jUJIS Influence- is so great amongst them In the case of labor dis- n men. Men are men. are women. Nature made An Act at Par- liament cannot make same.' "In the face of this astonishing! piece of information h6w could they John G. Johnson, Giant at Greatest Lawyer in Shuns Notoriety, ended Mrs. Snowdea amid ironical cheers and laughter. v Satire on Mrs. Ward. HER satire on the attitude of Mrs. j Humphry Ward, tha novelist, toward the suffrage move- ment was also very funny. She said Bar, Will Not Be Photo- graphed. N Philadelphia. John G. Johnson is a sort of tradition greatness and of unique personal- that Mrs. Ward -was not in favor of I ity" Tork and other business votes for women, and then folding ccntres fae known chiefly to the her hands downward, and she turning said' in her eyes elect, prayerful Mrs. Philip Snoicaen. more sinned Govern- ment than sinning. Sirs. Snowden is a clever little wo- man, with a voice as clear as-a be'l and, a pronounced turn for logical Argument and 'sarcasm. Toronton- lans will remember that she spoke In tones, "for -which we may be truly Excepting iiis colleagues and the financiers who accept his decisions, as She had no patience with Philadelphia few have specimen of arrested development :beard of G. Johnson, the law- j grateful. ____ the great Woolworth Building, ded with York, Mr, Hammerling which, of course, emigrants usually play the chief his word is law. He has settled more strikes than any living man, and only a few years ago was instrumental In bringing to a happy conclusion the worst coal war thai ever threatened the American Republic. For this he received the warmest thanks of Pre- sident Koosevelt and his Cabinet. He was further rewarded by the emigrant population, who presented him with an immense gold loving cup, standing 6 ft. high, and which takes three men to lift It cost Many other costly presents have been showered upon Mr. Hammer- ling by his emigrant a gold medal stud- diamonds and costing Jfr. John Redmond, the Nationalist Leader. "Havelock Ellis has described the womanly woman as a cross between an angel and an ifiloV says Mrs. Snowden. "Mr. Ellis knew what he was writing about. It is tne anti- suffragist that would make women coarse, never permitting for- get her sex." "If the suffrage movement means one thing moie than another, it en hear his name. Butbe Bribed as the only orator .in their d inflexion is very lain Houss of Commons. His style of lost Almost no one in means less of sex and more of hu- ncss' manily. That does not mean any de- knows that John G. Jobn- fection from the sacredness noblest work." "The average noble woman loci yer. A few New Yorkers may have a Iportjy hab't "wrtb an Impressive air association of ideas that makes [of suavity, and strength, them murmur questioningly, "Oh pic- SIr- Jchn Redmond may, perhaps, whei the upward ex'en such scanty son? John G. Johnson. Doesn't he collect old masters, or something like that? Seems to me I've And the suggestion trails off into cloudi- seventy translators hard at work day and night translating English "copy" into almost every known tongue. Scattered throughout the country are nearly 400 other translators engaged in similar work. Last .'year the subscriptions, receiv- Mr. Redmond's fate. The clerks of tne House .of Commons have the privilege of standing, near the bar. or sitting In a section of the members' galleries, during a debate. Young Redmond was to be seen in the gal- lery every night, watching with in- terest and sympathy the development of the policy of obstruction which Parnell had initiated, the policy of speaking on any subject or at any time, that at all tended to interrupt and delay the regular movement of business. Took Seat in 1881. pONSEQUENTMT Mr. Redmond was not new to parliamentary life when, on Feb. 2, 1SS1, he took his seat as a Parnellite for New Ross, a Wexford borough .extinguished by Mr. Gladstone's redistribution" scheme of 1SS5. He was then in his twenty-, fifth year. It was a memorable that Feb. 2, 1SS1, in the annals otj Parliament At 9 o'clock that Wed-' nesday morning Mr. Speaker Brand He is a bachelor, never having had the time, he says, to give his atten- tion to matrimony. He Is by no means a woman-hater, however, but believes that when .a man has reach- ed the age of forty he should leave marriage to younger folk. A Home For the Hole. P. _DAHLGREN, the millionaire opponent of woman suffrage, said at a. suffrage debate in Boston: "I always popular idea of a college professor. His one drawback is tho noticeable of alphabetic ornamentation at the end of his name. He appears ia. tne list of the members o' the fa- culty of the university as plain James' Mavor. In spite of this Prof. Ifavor measures up to specif i-! cations in other respects. Ha sails along the streets with his head in tho; clouds and his hair the wind behind him. He has written! many ponderous books (the latest of1 them is words long, and con-[ tains a great many facts about that even the Pwussians were not aware he is to be seen walking tha streets with all sorts of people, varyJ ing from anarchists-vto he is apt to reply to a simple tion-in Russian or Chinese. The proJ fessop of economics is, in short, a{ very striking1, a very remarkabla' member of the university. A whole cycJe of legends has grown'' up at the university with as declare that worria shouldn't enter politics till she's ful filled all her prior duties. "Prior duties! Prior S a young lady mocked me one -pHIS year It is erpected that the King of the Belgians and the King of Greece will be admitted to the exclusive Order of the Garter. One recalls Lord Dufferin's story ?f the French station master who ap- proached him with a request that he would obtain for him a British de- coration of, some sort Most of thej royalties who had, so to speak, pass- I ed through his hands had Sugar Trust, the American Tobacco Company, the Standard Oil Company, the Northern Securities merger. Ha is retained as counsel by the Amal- gamated Copper asa there Is not in the House a voice more melodious or persuas- ive than his. From Wexford. "A yjR, REDMOND comes of a coun- troduce the the Gladston-- lo escape. It threw Use fffiore jan Government for the better alive, into the first' Sin! t action of person and property in Ire-, came to hand, which happened" to land by refusing to allow any more i he sock of a suffragist's of the obstructing Nationalist mem-I "There, at least, the hole seems 10 bers to speak, and thereupon found a real home. _ its p'eaca emptorily putting the question. There'has not been troubled from the was then no rule, written or unwrit- j tinning, six months that be His Christinas Dinner. Central Railroad, the United States Corporation, the American tJIleries Comoany, the National Hard- ware Association, between GO and House of Commons for the borough of in the .seventies, and his ten, to justify this unprecedented proceeding on the part of the Speak- er; but that it was "in accordance with the evident sense of the House." The House met again at 4 Central seething with excitement, and after Mr. ;John Redmond was Introduced! a SAir scene'of unparalleled confusion and disorder took place. Gladstone rose to give notice of a resolution invest- ing the Speaker with the power of i C r, the manager of the tells usually turkey at hs soon "Well, how I sent you the man "it fa l Fath- invested m ets he proudly declared at the S on him various "stars" and C0rf Orate interests on John G. John- cnt, though tie had several times is a proverb among financiers and lawyers that Patrick's Day banquet of held at the Hotel Cecil. At. school be dis- tinguished himself as an actor, ap- pearing as Hamlet and as Macbeth, JCIongowcs Debating Society. Mr. been .responsible for the safety and 1 comfort of British sovereign. he-! Johnson's opinion is Massey Hall some years ago just af- had received no decoration In return.! mount to a 3uaicial decision. ter Mrs. Pankhurst had been here. "But of our orders are given! He fe llie unshakable authority on "Redmond She has the saving touch of humor !for military distinction or to civil! corporation Jaw. He Is the lowest- 'especially cricket. that keeps her audience In good Lord Bufferin exph'ned j lawyer in Philadelphia, and thej For a time the of a spirits, and when she spoke here, example, the Lrth, [highest paid. Ho Ss the despair wr.s a matter of doubt. Mr of her most pronounced hits was 6f Ind5a- so forth." j feers of fees and the foredoomed' Redmond thought of bccoTiirg burlesque of Austen Chamberlain-! .The Statt0n Caster looked very _. newsmongers. He owns priest and joining the Jesuit order- .his is how she told it: some of the finest partings in Am- ihe thought of the wkh "Adjusting his eyeglass and con- tonTSd whlcft his fam.Iy was connected en BUlting Ijls ben-an: ,-r tjvjuiar mftrif i and wnHenttn-oh (that's the Order of the tfo not believe in _.L votes for women. not bo- The Nationalist members refused to the order of the Speaker to sit down, and each was compelled to withdraw' by'the scrgeant-at-arms. I squire pended say it wag a .une bird, the neighbor went on. "though I nearly didn't get it at all v T thatr was the squire's air. John Redmond, a.natural question. those. 'who were thus sus- w-s couple of hours after taking his seat I "As I regard tae whole of these pro- you'd cecdings as nnmltigated usual, s.r, I was Professor James Mavor. he is irreverently known, as the hero of them. The authenticity of some of' the episodes of the "Jimmy as; one student called it, is not beyond-, question, but people who know tha professor well say that all the IncUt dents related, of him might conceiv--f ably be true. Tale of tB'e Trousers. is, for instance, the tale of! the trousers. Prof. a good many other menof.tleepleanf-; ing, is an illustration the theory! that men are well dressed or not in.- inverse ratio to their mental capa-' city. One day he happened to finish the solution of a difficult problem! when just opposite a tailor's shop.: He came out of his abstraction for a' moment, saw 'Inclusive 'Trouser-; irgs" looked down at his own nether garments, saw that they! were beginning to exhibit signs of; antiquity, and walked' in to the tail-' shop to order a new pair. In dua' :ime the new trousers arrived fnerriext morning the professor don- ned the new left the old ones over the chair. He departed o deliver a lecture at college. A. member of the family came into the rofessor's room and observed the garments. A hurried rush to tha hone ensued, and the following con- ersation took place: "Hello I Is that the main bunding f the university? Could you please urry and find Prof. "Is anything wrong at his ame the reply. Oh, nor But pleass. hurry! Is his ppearance "Haven't heard of it. "Because his pants are" here, and e were afraid that-----" Net at Home7 ON another occasion, so the leg-find rnns, Prof, flavor was having a ng discussion .with Prof, Fletcher at he latter's house. He walked homg in the early hours of the r direct-on of was coming from, and I saia removed by tne- ser- be very angrjr I didn't.get it so and found that he had, as usual, gotten his latch key." He pounded on the door for several minutes. Ahead was thrust out from an upstairs win. _ i Gil u_nt" SJ4os. The malter was dccided I'nr i wotii- UCttl IS hours a day and his friends say SvhHe he w3S a student at Trinity in votes Men Vh w-il- said th, !thf -f nCVer taken the tSme ftnd 22 years of age. .MI, w.u, said tne station master, put on a dress-suit. I must bo conient Ho refuses i taken. to have his picture He was appointed a clerk to the House of Commons, The appointment was decisive 3 THR GUILTY (7GJ TOMMY i they took me info a room where there Tvere of parcels of turkeys that had lost their labels in the Christmas rush, and said could I identify the f me attenoant parcel. I looked through the comes round the corner knowing-, your. kLnel i "Prof. Slav or is turned casne the solemnly bird it was, arouad "and went back to Prof. Fletcher's. Prcf. Mavor has traveled nvuch in Russia and China, and an ancient a sheepskin coat, was fo? many years one of the sights of tha campus. HSs ecouomic lectures were very fine j once described by a. student aa the ,world In SO ;