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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta JM1 LETHlftlOOE DAILY FRIDAY, OECtMiER 10, 1Mt. Will Follow In Roosevelt's Tracks THE IXJiCE A.KD DLTCHE5S OF London, Dec. East Africa is such a big place that there is room in it tor others than Colonel Roosevelt, I j was told on the best authority that I the Duke and Duchess of Connaught a and Princess Patricia, with fourteen others in their party, would start for 'an East African dash through the big game district, early in the new year. They have arranged to embark on steamship Admiral at Marseilles on Januarv 20. Princess Patricia had experience there faeiore when she lrjainwl an elephant. The party ex- peets to be gone about six months. PREMiER McBRIDE A GREAT JOLLIER Keeps People in Good Humor With Smile and Handshake, Says W. C. Brown (Montreal Herald) "''How do you account for such a political landslide as has happened in Britisii Mr. W. C. Brown, of Vancouver, who arrived Railway, away far to the north, is not competition enough for the Canadian Pacific, and that accounts for them %vanting the new line and giving over- whelming endorsement to his policy. "Then, of course, he had a fight with the Grand Trunk Pacific over the Indian Reserve which forms the site of the new city of Prince Rupert, and got on the popular side by se- curing a huge slice of that property for the province. By the time the next election conies off he may get up a quarrel with the Mackenzie and here yesterday, was asked at the Mann interests and get on the pop- j Queen's Hotel. i ular side again. When he went to "Just jollying." was the reply, i England to carry the case for the "Premier McBride jollies the people i province in the rearrangement of the all day long. He jollies them in his provincial subsidy to the 'foot of the jollies them in the street, I throne.' as he called it, he made the and he lollies them In the hotels, and people believe lie did wonders, al- in the clubs. 'Wherever he goes he thougn he never got nearer the throne is jollying. He never says 'no' toitaan tiie office ol" an assistant secre- never get "what you want you feel j and maintains him in pow- tliat he is the best fellow under sun, and your friend for -life. He has i a. smile and a handshake for every-j BAD FIRE AT WiNN'IPEG body, and a kiss for the babies. i ______ "And there is no doubt he does! winnipesr. Dec. big furni- stand up for the province. He has; ture warehouse of W. P. Sterlisn" made the people believe that the new i Co., on the corner YQ ODW ILYDW Mackenzie and Mann railway is to bejCo. on Main street south was the biggest thing for the province gutted by fire which broke out about that was ever known. There is an 2 o clock today The fire is still idea that the Grand Trunk Paciiic burning. The loss will be heavv Some Peculiarities Of the Imperial House Of Commons Only, those who have had anything upon an Irish Land Bill land had been Commons have any idea Sow easy for a divisioil) members it is to commit a. parliamentary were amazed to see the Premier him-! solecism, and one which will bring self standing at ihc i tbe whole House buzzing round the endeavoring to make a speech j sinner's head like a swarm of bees. A roar Q, rQSe Yet the proof ot this is that some of Gladstone had left his hat in his pri- themost eminent of parliamentary Tate room_ Half a dozen oger_ ians, great sticklers for the cd by his He ac ted Sir that obtains at St. Stephens, have Farrer Herschell's It was three' at some time or another been caught; times too smallj but balanced -t napping. Some of the members of'somchow OQ his Tast cnmium and the Press Gallery tell very amusing ;said wht he had to instances of this straying from the Tf correct path. A contributor to itls a ver-v coincidence that Pearson's Weekly has an interesting 1904> almost article in which" he describes a few i years later, the late Pre samples of the etiquette of the! Mr' Herfaeft Gladstone, House. He says I t.ed the of his deceas i (JQ fatner "There ought to be written and i n published a 'Guide for the New M. i T th'S occasion it was Sir Joseph indignantly exclaimed a member to the rescue- As who was elected at one of last year's hat as mucl1 by-elections. "It is flatly impossible' as Slr for any man to become familiar with SmfU ,for the father. our complicated code of Parliamen-i Shtneked with !auShter at the tary usage merely through the which foIlM- offices of his friends. i "I am he continued, >f hav Lecturing to the boys of a well-! ing 'Order, order shouted at me on known school. Sir Benjamin Stone! every occasion when, quite innocently, i told the story of the red border lines I transgress one of the multitudinous 'of the matting which covers the floor- rules which constitute the law of the ing of the House. During the par- House of Commons." j liamentarv struggles of the tiroes of Charles l, heated discussions some-! Some of these rules are quickly times ended in blows. Lines were' learnt. It is sure to be pointed out j therefore drawn down the contra Of! to the young M.P. that he must not. j the House beyond which the opposing I m making a speech, mention any i parties might not go. member by name. "My honorable j To this day, if in the ex-' friend, the member for incitement of making a speech should I the correct form. i move both feet bevond the narrow TO address the House as "Gentle-i rugs which lie inside the lines he! men" is equally anathema. "Hon-; will be verr quickly reminded of the orablc members" is the proper method fact, by loud shouts from all parts cJ The King s name may not be brought! the House. j into any debate, while the House of; A member may read as much as he I Lords is only alluded to as "another j likes while in his seat-provided be1 place.' Finally it is an absolute! confines his attention to blue books' rule that a member in debate must and the like official documents. But1 never address himself to anyone but; let him not venture to open a news- I the speaker. Paper within tbe sacred predncts< H j The new member is also specially will very soon be hauled over the! instructed in the use of the hat. He coals. Another thing which the i teams that he must take it off when House objects to is the reading of he enters the House, and must keep ]speeches. You are welcome off so long as he remains standing j notes in the crown of your hat or on at the Bar of the House, or until he: your shirt cuff, but 'the deliberate! es his seat. Then he puts it on reading of a previously prepared man- i but when be rises to ask a j useript is one of those things which! question or address the House, he j the Commons look upon crime ions it, once more. J Time w when Peers and Common J :.i he learns at once, but j ers alike used to wear any colors further refinement of hat j they possessed during debates in their A member desiring to ad-. respective Houses. Todav it would t i on. The j tary or elected, to enter the ic -tVin i i. -JT. i oer vviin a star or ribbon on hi1? rule embodied in a standing order of i breast Mcicnt datc- ____ I To this rule there is only one excep KT Uion, The Bishop of as No less a personage than the late Prelate of the Order of the Carter, air. wadstonc. once transgressed this wears his badge of the premiere-night orfifir. Thn House was in committee hood when he appears in the Lords. L MACLEOD BROS. The Great Clothiers of the Great West Are now in their NEW STORE, ALBERTA BLOCK on Round Street, opposite Balmoral Hotel in Alberta is there any better Ready-to-Wear Clothing than at MacLeod Brothers. No need of red flags outside of our place of business to denote what bargains we are offering. Let our competitors quote from 30 per cent, to 50 per cent., and we, the Great Clothiers, are still lower. Clothing For this week we are offering a line of Clothing at that cannot be duplicated 'in any atore in Alberta or Canada This is the greatest Suit Sale ever held in Lethbridge. Hand-tailored classy patterns, all new and up-to-the- minute in style, silk serge lined, the broad lapels, artistic flaps on coat and vest, the correct thing in 1 showing skill in making, sale price Overcoats The newest, up-to-the-minute, best of English Beaver cloth, and genuine Scotch Tweed, worth regular sale price ;r; x ;v .A Drop in boys and try a Good Cigar. We don't ask you to buy Fur Lined Coats In Fur Lined Coats and Fur Coats we are selling them at less than wholesale price Travellers from Montreal, Winnipeg, and our old home in Calgary bought some to-day. We sold over one dozen. We will give you their names if you call. Yesterday was our opening day in our new store, and it was a record-breaker. Next week we will tell you all about our Christmas Snaps in MUFFLERS TIES SMOKING- JACKETS MACLEOD ROS. The Great Clothiers of the Great West ALLBERTA BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE ;