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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta lNQLAND'5 NAVAl To the Eye' of One Briton the American 'Sailor Is Sad Faced and Kid Gloved :Gur Naval Correspondent Outlines the Outlook for the New Estimates. DISPUTE CERTAIN Idea of How the Sums To -r Voted Will Se Spent on .j Ships and Men. ______ i (Special Dispatch.) i Lo.vsos. 0' ME of the first to be dealt by :t-e Cabinet w h-sn U costs the j .will r.avy' for the financial year 1WI-W12. i.-vrtth by Cabinet it meets af-erj the Christmas "holidays will be the navyj -estimates for tne'Smux-Sal year 1511-12- j "it is r.ot expected that U1- MW nafalj programme, when it has byj the s-ubmHted to the House of. "Commons, win with very ntsch positron, despite fact that the sum of j jftQsEey asked -for is certain even j record sum of the preset. Fresh j "Aroin the electoral sirujrjrie, t Commons j Vsli be more concerned with such of Lonis and home role, andj -wtn'assuredly be in no mood tor a cot dis- pute "over the navy. It is well to remember that there ara many ether items of expenditure in the navy estimates than those devoted to ship- "bullibig and 'armaments, aad that most of 'items are automatic; that is to r'tiwy'-awr always aifeeied. in .an indirect manner by increases of decreases in. the urember of snips Therefore, addition last year of three thousand men to the active'list ofj the fleet will have its influence on thej votes for wages, victualling anil I J medical services and education. It is prob-j J able, moreover, that personnel will be j increased In the new Snancia! year by other three thcasaad 'men, as it is lojown that one of the strong points o." Arthur "Wilson is to have an adequate "ply of men for all purposes. SO WITH THE RESERVES. ,As Trith the active personnel, so i ce reserves. Tbe short service system has ONE VIEW Or AMERICAN 5AILOR5 SMSejMTOMll DOC! Dance of the Veils, with the Cen- sor's Work Well Done, Is as "Proper as a Minuet." (Special Dispatch.) LONDON, Saturday. -TV- PTEIl M manv vcars by M s barred from England tor the Lord Chamber- lain, -Salome." has at last here. It was produced by Mr. T'iiyuias Eacsharn at Covent Garden without shocking; anybody. The general opinion here !s that Richard .Strauss' music la "Sateaw- Is not as weird, wicked or wear- isome as it is .in "Eleotra." I'. Ss easy to see that tbe music cranks iyears has s6ajicsa in both are al! disappointed. They expected a cy-jica and Engird, but he said, "it is in clone and got a. thund-erstc-rai. The the j.eE.alts obtained. Vice Admiral of England, Who Also Is a Spiritualist, Has Talked with Cleopatra. ICE (Special Dispatch.) 1-ON'DOX Saturday, ADMIRAL. W. OSBORN12 MOORE is a spiritualist who speaks with a quiet convtetion of the reality of She strange things h-a has seen. That was how he impressed a London audience, fashionable and attentive, the other even- ing, when he told how he had gazed Inj "A woman who lavishes her whole turn upon the forms of Cleopatra and upon a dog to iftvel London Woman Resents the Idea of an American Pastor on Af- fection for Pets. (Special Dispatch.) LOKDOX, Saturday. American pastor, the Rev. Dr. bit F. Heisner, has of a flutter in London, society, particu- larly among those women who own pet by his denunciation the affection which they lavished on them. Isaac Newton and spoken ;wlth He has been a spiritualist for' some theatre packed to the bursting the atmosphere Is more notwithstandins the fact that the prices ncuRCedly electric there than 'in Enpland. been doubled. A longr Hne waited, ''It was ia America thai I saw ths forms patieatlv in cold rain all day to get Probably they all caught colds. or SIr I doubt if "Salome" is worth 'they' r seats- Personally Cleopatra and HypatWa and the voice spoke. Of course, Xewton ay have been Personations." he a sneering fit. much less a cold, i naively added, "but In absence ot evidence It was beautifully with Mme. Aino to the contrary I believe In the title role. was sensuous. 'and I saw and seductive. her dance Thfr Admiral also had the remarkable ex- Of he said, when he visited the Pet Doe Show in the Horticultural Hall." and. startling; though the statement was. it waa agreed to by some of those to whom it was addressed, at the same time adding that the fascination of the dog "was so yrfeat that they could not resist It. Then the debate srev hot Some worsen denied that they sink to level of dog. Oa the contrary, they argued, "they human belns could give the com- rise to it. Mr. James Douglas, '-'Journalist and Causes a Smile i n London by His of the Visiting the "Convention al Caricature of Uncle He Says. melancholy which puzzles and mystifies all observers. Profoundly sym pathetic." he con- iisues, "America is a young nation, as 'nations recko" youth, aad yet. tlie as "journalist and critic" and are as a a profoundly jsa diversions are Driven as "poetry-t sorrowful race. The American sailors. Americans- forget struck me as being: peculiarly lugTibri- lous; they assuredly -walked about our (Special Dispatch.) I.OXDOX. Saturday. remained for ilr. James Douglas. rho is described 5n London's "Who's s fog rafn This week and in hearty laughter. J In a. critique head-ed "Thin, 'SaU-j analyzing the differences between streets eyes." gloomy faces and anfi Mr. been srradually up the Royal Fleer Eecerve, the increases numljers of which! will require a larger appropriation. Hoyal Naval Reserve can hardly .less mosey than last year, while the Xaval Volunteer Reserve beeu adding to .its number? throughout' tbe'year. there are the non-effective votes curiously IU for the Admiralty Office, hslf and Sa-'m" naval ana marine per.slor.s. the; If you have' tears. glas "As a rule, the English- hearken to his story of his Quest for a plurnp bluejacket. j "I looked in vain for a fat Amerlcaa; sailor: they were all meagre. Their clothes] seemed to bans' loosely on their bones, i indictsnenfc. Mr. and trust a dog can? They vill never deceive you. No man could be as true and devoted as a dog. Such gifts as a. dog possesses are on a higher level than those of mankind." pet dog which is conquering all just now appears to be the Schip- AS one owner _ _ ____ _ __, __has no tail with which to wag hitn- The censor has permitted the production the spirit voices would cease'self into popularity, and his victory onii the opera on the condition that to him to arjrue with one personality." decadent play, on which it ._.. ........_..... ihoald contain no Biblical allusion j Quotation, that the head of 3ohn the. Baptist should not be brought on the stage and that the v-il dance should be fit for publication. This was all complied with so effectively that the author would hard- Ily have recognized his own work. Dr. F. C. Kelley Catholic Extension Society Head am almost afraid to disclose the dregful fact that the Ainei gloves'. Just how to do this was not finally ar-j ranged untl! the dress rehearsal. Then was nearly a row. As the head !couldn't be brought on, Mme. AcktS came, sailors wear aloft a sword covered with j what looked like blood, but was really red paint. she- lowered the sword she found that her hands were with the red paint. loves, out the look: _j have this. It is so fer T -nM the she protested. The producer argued and there was n ish sailor should not wear kid teen, or now about to be put in hand. make an exceptionally heavy demanrt upon the vote, ow'nc: to very small the dynasty on the people, and ait yc-ar. ecms allotted to eaca vess The- Portsmouth ane Devonport armored ships, as yet unnamed, viill require about each, and the three contract ships at least "00 each. VAST OUTLAY. Add- to this a million for protected cruisers, and the whole programme, 8_ri fearlessness rhese men have shown in criti-j jt is politics. The Regent has so ciaing the government, the virility ;hetfar played his end of the game well. From body as a legislative thinssjthe first ineeting of the Tzu-cheng Yuan s been his policy to take full advan- of this body, submitting to its con- have brought the old omeial System h-i -0 'ace with the realization that for it ajtage a representative stsir.. If constitutional movement is altogether a creature cf the System's in tion, the System has passively permitted views of now that wnat seemed questions "growing out of j clashes between the provincial assembles provincial officials, and. in eaca the ance with ihe ex- representatives ot officialri Its torpedo will call for little short of five millions. There remains to be programme of next year, for T the estimates now beine framed will! contain the first instalment. It is; ASSEMBLY GAINS STRENGTH. that the minimum of our re-; Bui it is already too strong, it lo amuse thej This ha3 not pjeasftj tbe System. Here- has assumed the form of a tha Throne haa followed1 its advice is usually stood by the provincial officials, who constitute the tbe System would like to crush and '.out of existence. trie sum required for them would bej sums set apart cruisers and Jirst of building have varied some- what, but not less than a quarter of a less sigRi heads 61 ths j System's hold upon the provir.ces. One i result of the Regent's tactics has been people has been the Throne to the itself somewhere ill one reason for its, between devil arid the deep sea. tivat a power above The case is-irh r.-hich the ystcm. in it not only [Yuan has gained its present supremacy is vniue lo tUe country OUT a special ana, million and half a milion respectively! a more persoaul valuc. will be set apart for those to be begun. 1921, new submarines will! That power js the 1 r.rone. to the fact that the System was wholly unprepared for the strength, the vigor and the unity of purpose manifested take about Altogether However much the Throne may be con-1 by that body, particularly in forcing upon Sinning of nexr vessels will probably jcerned ,n lnc we'lfarc of the country. Thror.e the issue of early opening of absorb in which case __....._ ,c of j Parliament. The System d-d not expert From its viewpoint'to hear much of this question. It had. thought, been effectually total of the shipbuilding would as wjtn f ilanchu Jy: concern 's nasty. last year. itt-.G two things so hand in hand; but even JiFrom this calculation it seems likely fi h preservation of the tl.fct the new estimates wjp reach u c- total of or two and a half dynasty would come first, millions over anC above those for wllcn the late Dowager Empress, current year. There is the possibility. poijtinian of however, that z. supplementary estimate, may be introduced in January or Feb-1 promulgated day in constitutional hina, pro- mary, as was done a twelvemonth agro. ?ramm6 this was the special cr.d in view, and the Prince action in favor- though this wSIl depend largely, if not entirely, upon the progress made with I the ships already authorized. the movt-nscnt closest to the hearts of stimptSon that the Tae-cner.g "scotched." The young men who had conducted the agitation outs-ide the Assembly had been twice turr.ed down, and officialdom felt confident in Its ability to keep the ques- tion from consideration by that body. Their eon-fldence was based on the as- (Special Dispatch.) LOKDO.V, Saturday. Mr John Gray, secretary of the Anthro- l Committee' of the British Asso- the There was, however, no wasting- of time over say nothing oratory that day. The tension was high, but the proceed- ings were in perfect order. Or.e lead.er after another set forth in a short but forceful speech his reasons for advocat- ing early opening. The two or three hun- dred Chinese who around me in .the gal- leries hung upon every word had great difficulty in restraining themselves. These were the young men who have beea the leaders in the agitation, aad the fate of the resolution meant much to they well however, that any demonstration on their part might lead to trouble, not for themselves, but perhaps for the whole movement But when on ihe rising vote it was seenj that not a single member opposed the res-j olutlon the applause that burse forth fromj the floor found a ringing echo fro.m the! galleries. Again and again the members j of the Assembly Jumped to their feet inj unison and g-ave cheer upon cheer. Ordi- narily the Chinese are not a demonstra- tive people, but there was nothing per- functory about, this demonstration. Cheer after all for China! The vote that day was epoch- marking, but the unity of action which brought it about and the enthusiasm ringing through theso cheers were of even greater significance. I havs written of as marking a new in China. I call it "new" be- cause If It' has existed heretofore nobody O'Fiynn" and ctiier popular songs, pensj tnese affecting Fleeting past, in the blast, The foik as they go Turn not to view iver. Turn not, nor know That the river unto her Calls from below. Is it a prayer That her dsed of Despair May Tvct be forgiven Thru is lii'ting her eyes In such avrful surmise Unto heaven Ere she springs wth a cry To the parapet high. Wild eyed and wan, Sways on the edge. Then over the ledge Is gone? The people have heard, The people are stirred For their daughter at last. Women shriek, "Save Men. only waver Aghast! Till a stalwart youth shoulders Aside the beholders And Off ths bridge side, At the height or a steeple. For that cnild of the people Plunges into the tide. His strokes divide The angry tide, hopes and fears The watchers tiirilH As stoutly still He perseveres, Until 3-t length, "With his manly strength Winning the strife, He lifts from a grave In the ghastly wave A sister's life. Anti-unionist orators, while conceding that the young lord Is entitled to the American portrait painter, by his state- ment that unless the American woman few in radically changes her habits, years she will be indistinguishable as re- gards her figure from a man. Mr. Gray says the Englishwoman's fond- ress for athletics, despite the slight change it produces in her physique, is not bringing about any permanent deterioration in the beauty of the feminize form, and there- fore there ia just as little fear of any such change in the American woman. he says, "the present fash- athletics has influenced broadening the modern troman's the shoulders and waist per- liaps and enlarging her hands and feet, such changes are almost as temporary as the fashions which, cause them. An. athletic woman may carry the physical signs Of "her muscular prowess to the end of her life, but the physique form her children will not be influenced in least. "The son of brawny armed black- smith, as is well known, does not inherit the huge muscles of his father. In same way the daughter of a broad, riat shouldered and heavy handed athletic woman of to-day will revert to the -small' hands and narrow bottle shoulders oC the young woman of the early Victoriaa period if she is brought up on early Vlo- lorian lines." no IN to realize the fact. Not foreign-j highest praise for gallantry, say that alone, but the Chinese themselves, allow not make a summer, and thought that differences In terests would prove so great in-j of'tnat a brave action by one who bears the nan is in the Tzu-Cneng i'nan would bejname of practically impossible Tho system with courage. Is by no means (Special Dispatch.) LO.VTDON, Saturday. Mr. Fred C. Whitney bought a theatre in London last night. The theatre Is now known as the Strand, but In future it will be called the It Is the newest theatre It Vfhltncy. It 1s Condon and one of the handsomest, originally called the Waldorf. It ad- Joins the Waldorf Hotel, facing the famous Gaiety Theatre. Mr. Whitney will own the theatre abso- lutely and has a ground lease for niaety- (Special Dispatch.) LOKDON, Saturday. WHO wrote the word "damn" in preacher's boob in the church, vestry? This Question is stirring old Sussex village of Wisborough Green, to its very centre, and as one result village church is choirless. Mr. J. A. P, Wyat, M. P., one of the church wardens, last Sunday opened the book opposite latest signature of the vicar, ,the Rev. Mr. Maiprlce, when he was shocked to see tha naughty word staring him In the face in printed letters an inch high. He called the vicar In and that good man was aghast. They decided to submit matter to the church wardens, and two years, with the privilege of a renewal jumped to the conclusion that one of fnf years. He says he hopes I choir boys had written the naughty word, for ninety e t trembling children were questioned collectively and Individually, but each of to renew it. Mr. W'nitney takes possession In.the mkiciie oi March, and will produce musical plays' exclusively. The opening counted with confidence upon this as- sumed Incapacity for co-operation playing hauJ its hands. convincing P roof that other wearers of production is likely to be "Baron Trenck" coronets would their lives to save I or a new opera Vienna. "Die Sirene, 1C. OHJL, child o'. the peoale." them denied that he had written a word. The church wardens, wrought up to a high pitch by 'he ref sal of the urchins to confess, dismissed the whole choir he has just bought in forbade them the church until tha writer of "damn" owned to bin misdeed. ;