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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta m, m MB AS FATKER li|stantly Atk'rBetglum "Voltairean." Maurice  Bqiires said aftprwards, an^ was quite right. Cle-menceau is not on orator and has no eloquent rhetoric in debate, though when he writes he can Work up to effect ire grandiloquence. His speaking , have I done^isald M- Clem-  ^ ' All . , .......^ onb recently when .the Prem-1 ; Qnt ftay'Ivad ;to b&: gol; rw jof.;^'; b8'>|jj*ordfl4i��tWnd6i5tu ovation year ago wh�n -went' nbout .,fi^la iV)ewaaS|S:^*Dtsputfck as ho oayln*: "You will hare, to'h'ftvd rtjleni^ f6['jfl&rf'>frt^8�n|f-;th� isatijistice. tueeau," everyone said:'''ClemenlcMlU?; ' llSj^tave it'll have Impossible!.�faa only ^ , ,^ , , .....______ ..loraehcuau saw'it in a A Sketch of the Man , have. He has takea It bravoly too. I finsh. and was iljstantly in the right ' Qflinpses Into Ithe life, of this old. am^ataoBt think what is ex-;.note again, -i > Tlart''W.::Ki�Sc6^oIJoyd George pected of me," he SRIAM the 6raMriic&-*te' aeeil' in'the foUowing in his first speech there for ovAr eight � article in the January number of the years and there was a courage in Fortnightly Review from the pen of, the old man's tremor that gavo one Laurence Jerroid, who says: a start to hear and see. For over a year past I have been No Joke Now telling my French friends: "You will He came back to a Chamber that have ,to.have;Caemenoeau," and was hardly knew him, and half of which ^tyj^'Vg "J^^'^t*--^-;:^^^^ derided by almost all. Briand was ho had never seen The won4erful old ^j,- ^3 Voltaire's writing. He has governing, with the honeyed words man was easily first at once in de- ^j^^ damninir ironv'aervhie the and the mind that see both ways; then bate.. Poor Albert Thomas (e-xcellefit\^^^j Tils oassaee uoon the grand old gentleman Rlbot, who latterly as Minister of Munitions, but f^^|�o7e^f Jj^T^;^*^^ had signed the Franco-Russian alU- no debater) was nowhere with tis tv if ^es not bW reldinJ ov^^^^^ ahce; then the great mathematician, j "Thothiete des Nathions,''Clemenceau, , voltnirp'� Palnleve. a chUd-in the Chamber, in-1 at the tribune, which is so admirably' ^yi'ftj.T^^^" ^^^^^ nocent in the world also, it seemed.' convenient ior talking at people, was StifX -Three ouarters^-^ Through It aU. or at least most of the at every moment "right there." Every delighted ta^^^^^^^^^^^^^ time, Maivy at the marvelous ministry moment except one, by the way, for j j fsooken nineteen tnthartnr 6f the Interior that moves > many he had one lapse into his old fatar f^'^^^VlPg^o^^ "^^^^^ underground wires, curious, Incompre- flippancy, ahnost a Quilpish .Idnk in g^iif at Srtrver^ ^ m^^^^^ hensire Malry. who only looks like the him. U he did win the war he hoped % emSent Semen .ea-green inoomipUble. and| l,ehiad, there would be a vote of censure pass-("^"^"P him (we aU suppose) Calllaui. and ed oh him, just for the beauty of the J'j^J^^li^^P^ar^^ nndemeath, .burrowing moleUke. ,pa-, thing. This te the sort of joke yon i T^sed lollmnWturS to th� tiently, the Bonnet Rouge, and Almer-imust not make In .France now. I was | Sed SociaTsti and^lo^ a! eyda,.''and Bolo. and Tunnel of the; reminded for a moment of the old i JsT of a s^^^^^^^^^^^ Swiss banknote., and Duval, of the perverse Clemenceau. .the gleeful comDTed ,4mediate?^ befSe Swiss cheque, and padHsts pd de- C^emenceau,^who_said m_the^Chu^^^^^^^ i powe*-, which was very unlikely. "The  Society of Nations (the .wily old debater abruptly changed his. manner) is what you want (talking flercelv at the Socfalist); what will it mean without Germany in it? I for one will not let Germany In. You will let her in on what guarantees? Ask Belgium.f He was talked to also about arbitration. He knew all about that It was he himself who sent Leon Bourgeois to The Hague to sign conventions which the Germans had 'for three years past been engaged In violating. He was asked about war aims. His war aim was to win the war. ( The imperious,' vivacious, but cool old man threw the short quick sentences out -with, scarcely any gee-tures except a shrug or an outspreading of the hands to call witnesses to .the absurdity of opinions opposed to his own tierce Common sense. A Socialist or two (they were marveUously quiet for them, and that was one of CHemenceau's biggest hits) interrupted,. f'One of the benefits of' old age is that one gets deaf," he snapped out ' ' Tragic Moment Caillaux and Clemenceau-that was hV6 Xen, of his lisoat vthree and JuatTai^ed, 01^-; id at h^m. ;"W6uia 16? He sat back .tor fentists and traitors, whUe the real and State debates: "I am in inco-Franoe was at Verdun; specks of ver- herency; it was not I who put my-lain trying to worm the"fr way In. self there, j'y suis, jy reste ; the braid's Best Tea A flavor yoallUke- at a pnce just tigl^ ' Ask your deader. Yea'U like BBAivs BEST COFFEE, to*, 16 THIS CHRISTMAS May we suggest that you select for gifts, articles of lasting value-^which the recipient .might otherwise need to buy. In nonhai times, gifts that are merely luxuries are in keeping with the Christmas spirit-but until normal conditions follow peace they are wasteful. . ' You'll Find It Easy To Select A Useful Gift In This Store SUITS bRESSING GOWNS BATH ROBES SMOKING JACKETS NECKWEAR HANDKERCHIEFS UNDERWEAR SWEATERS SWEATER COATS OVERCOAT GLOVES MUFFLERS HOSIERY SHIRTS PYJAMAS HATS CAPS SHOES FUR-LINED GLOVES SILK PYJAMAS SILK SHIRTS TRAVELING BAGS GARTERS SUSPENDERS ARMBANDS BELTS CUFF BUTTONS louis keel 318 Fifth Street South Home of Hart Schaffner & Marx and Fasjiion C^aft Clothes and The Florsheim OaUtanx. 'Started halt tl|nes(;^.ht8 r iftonceau ^t: OalIlai^X~,itotiu.,,juL^�. - ----,- the third ,^^^5�[d Clemenooau,' itlU Itjitkinrthta'-VWi' w^nt on spewWnt;.-saying that Vhatovdr he did as a Journalist, as otaief of the Oovtirnmeni' He would menUoit^nonamei, Fcfthije seconds all eyes watched CallUuk. I don't know what would havo happened if ho ln�d Intervened. The cld_ Tljjoi looked A'ery nasvy (/ - ' PelndireVOld Fbe As a journa^St Clemenceau had accused CalllBux%ot "defeaUsm," and Malvy of haviiii; "betrayed the interests of Prance." That Is the immediate reason whjr Clemenceau now is Premier and Minister of War. He has come on a great chance; It hftd to be a gr^at^one.for Eoincftreito have at rfiat to ^all the*lff fOe, .whq In the old peace' d^ys wai?rather absurdly truculent and ' likeiifed Polncare daily to Nero, I believe^ atodlam not \8ure It w-asn't Caligula. has come'thruitt by public Opinion and by trench bpia-ion. Clemenceau, shrewdly, and patriotically, and pluckily, had long, dan; vassed the trenches. There "C'eSt un Monsieur" ("priceless old chap"), and there his taking-ot the helm has been toasted in dugouts. As chairman of the Senate Army Committee he, was often at the front, like a me^;e Journalist, and he refused to}go solemnly as Senator, but'^ok Just a Journalist's chance?.* He stood once looking dOwn on a hciap of French dead. Thei, shells were falling ne,-^ him, the staff officer wanted to Aioye him on. "Sly old carcass? What an end it would And he stood looking long at the young dead. What a Ci.-eerl He may have an even greater end. If he does lead France to victory what a career his will have been. If he fails, he goes down to history as a failure. One does not wonder at his be^ ing afraid to think what is expected, of him. If he succeeds, what a career! At sixty-five the old Cabinet-breaker for the first tlnie'a Cabinet Minister, Prime Minister a few months later for three years; at seventy-six called by, the nation to be prime minister now.i At fifty-two, after twenty-t.wo years, of political strife apd of enjojring Parisian life, hounded out of political life, then tumii% to philosophy, an^-the letters of lled-.Ieunes (Le Grand' Pan, La Melie Sociale), then Journalist in Bloc, written only by himself, and in I'Aurore of Dreyfusard-. fame. In 1902 he caide back to Parliav ment, this tlmej^ tI^fe Senate, ifor.the' same Departmen^|bf the:Var for wiich;!! he had sat fof^ eight years in the Chamber, and where his Parliamentary career seemed, to' have . been �wrecked in ISSS.'iiecause he was an "agent of perfidious Albion," and was. routed with cries" of "Oh, yes." Pour .yTo'hisvgreat Joy, he found his Northern train. He went at once" to son Ifnd, daughter At-the French con-the office of Bomiell, Garner and sulate/at 1 Rotterdam. Aisaelstine, where tire' nature 0/ his ��� - 'i.' ' ' �.-, disease was discovered, and he was w. G. Hammond, manager of the taken to a small shack near the Union '.Bank at Maple Creek, Sask., Ferijle Lumber Company's mill plant, where he is being cared for by an attendant. .1 No fears of a spread of tie disen. .� . Now the horses and cattle v Walk on the sidewalks and make a horrible rattle. . The boulevards seem to be as they wander around, Their favorite pasture ground. And the horses and cattle theyj don't mind,  , ' ^ When the commissioners are so very kind. To allow them to wander on their own sweet will. And trample the Boulevards and eat their fill. Of the grass the ratepayers In their efforts to grow. And spent a lot of money a few years ago. ' . . There's a pound we vow tlftit was built For the .v/andering horse and cow. * Perhaps some day the ratepayers to the mayor will say. There's a pound we have And we want to know how That its not used for the wandering horse and cow. The mayor will say in hife own sweet way There's a pound I vow, for the wandering horse and cow. But horses and cattle havcno sense, And to pound them will be a -needless expense. 4 Besides in winter,, the grass don't grow. m Sometimes it is covered -with snow. When the spring comes and its bright and sunny, . � We 'Will plant them again if you give us the money. . Marshal Poch intimates that he may visit the United States whpp'he has leisure. - j THIS STORE IS READY FOR ANY DEMAND OF CHRIST^IAS SHOI>PING. CHRISTMAS STOCKS ARE LARGER THAN WE EVER CARRIED, AND STAPLE LINES, TOO, ARE COMPLETE. This yes? v/c':^'Jjj': an enormous stock of toys. We have 500 doll>---the biggest a�5Ciro�wiiji: ui the city. Then you will find games, books, and toys ih ;iBbandance.;' ' ' ' v - j � For oWer people there are maayusefiil and prettjf'g^ and manicure sets, brassware, and many other lines tliat WiU niiak^ (iasy and please everyone. Santa will GIVE AWAY Three C^tts on Christmas, Eve As a special inducement for you to see how really splendid our Chra^as stocks are we are giving away ' r The following Presents, Absolutely FREE With every cash purchase of $1.0D yo^ will bje given a coupon. The dnplicate number will be placed in a box and the drawing will take place on Tuesday aveil-ing, Dec. 24th, at eight o'clock (Christmas Eve.), THE FIRST NUMBER . ' DRAWN WILL BE GIVEN CHOICE OF: (a). THE BIGGEST DOLL mOUE SHOW WINDOW. With movable eyes and limbs, a beauty, see it. It is worth $8.50. (or b). A FINE COASTER WAGON) Worth $8.50. SEC0ND1�|IZE (a). A very pretty doll buggy worth $5.00 (or b). A pair of $5.00 skates. * THIRD PRIZE (a). A nice set of doll dishes worth $1.25. (or b). A train worth $1.25. \ Any boy or girl will be delighted vylth these presents. Coupons will be handeci out tomorrow, and with every purchase until Christmas. Ple^so resorve your coupons. Every time you make a'cash purchase of $1.00, a coupon will be given. A cash purchase of $5.00 means you will get flv^ coupons. If you make a cash purchase of $50.00 you will be given fifty coupons. This Is a fin* apportunlty t� Olve your boy or'a'rt a 9