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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta W: tAFTIN DEFEAT PROVES HIS WORTH At No Time Has There Been! Such General and Genuine Praise of His Manhood. O ... A KING'S CUR NT: ill' Hip.few. Km-opean Royalties wuat OF HIS FUTURE V~ J'-lve-.-.'.peta a mtk. "cur dog ---------:- ; is ' X'riu- ��� , , . %- j, l'V�' | by a sailor n nthe deck, the doif iut- ! mediately rushed 10 the Prince; and i then, wildly running up and down with ' joy. show ml a grateful fondness by many wiles and wafts fur. its Royal .saviour. Thereafter for many years thy shaggy, our of pedigree unknown .was ,' the sailor Pr!ncc.V special pet. aeeotn-j paining him wherever he went. Then, ; to its masters sorrow, the dog died. I and was accorded right Royal burial Pays More Attention to Attack Than Defence. NEITHER - FLINCHED the President W. H.fTaft. m IB Mi I'* will, adn-dratHon,^ and'-esteem;; and It comes in full .measure* irtt,^3tu afte, all, - vlt1s aj"tpSj�?te'fit07tlte man lKiaot to the poiilKflaV'^Tllto' New Yofk*^World closes'-an ^editorial' in ,tlie same?fcejn. It'remarhs: "t?nB)ce some of.oAir ChlWf Magistrates. Mr.,Jnft is well/qn.UifiPd  by| temperatnent,^cliar&ctev, fand habit ofi'life. tb'^Ull admirably the" difficult sta'tion whUflj no\v 6pens to'l>lm. lie '� 'will make 'one ot&he most amiable and dignified ex-Pre^idtints that we ever ;j. ha,-g;e had.^'. .Aflofher.^paper Iiostlle to .- ilr, _Taft poiuical'j%t the Enipona. Ga-" ssette, remac^d,!JhV Aay-,afte^.rthe elec-'v'tion i' "Of. alKtha > mi IHons >of votes-east against PresMehtjTaft,^probably not, one* hundred thousarfd" have" been'cas't in^maHce; If-he l4-in sorrow-tc/'- ^day. no one m all-the.-natlon Is- glad of ' it.'r Mr. Styan aJLld much the same : thfiigT - **As an �t-President and as a '.�ma^n^ot-^chaTactcr,' he>VfSll carry, to hisH retirementrtbe esteem and- good will.of the people and will be u&etul in. lnier-'. national' pplltlcs-a- growing field of ^ honor-and dignity." t Mr. Taft Jias not'borne himself, alnec  - the-eleijtlon, like a man bowed down I jnp, afier the^elacUon is said to have l,been.postttvelyvDolatorous .with merrl-meut-aa,the members.cracked jokes at - one another'^ expjense.  � Cardial With Wilson -rr-iriS 'future, of'Mr.-Taft".is, of course, 1 a matter of considerable speculation; The' relations between him and /.-the -President-elect seem to be very cordial,,and the expectation is voiced  -here and there that Mr. Taft will be ; .nominated by President Wilson to fill : the first vacancy, that occurs on the Supreme Court bench. Mention is also made at times -of the. fact that .Mr. Taft will remain the titular leader of his party, and of the possibility that he will be ,renominated In  1916 and returned to  the White House. This possibility does not. It may tie remarked,- arouse any \ery lively nopes on one side or apprehensions on the other. One line of political effort Mr Taft himself expresses his desire to continue is that. In defence of the Federal Constitution, u 1 i remove the feelings-of unjust M.-S. WAhTKK BLAClvKI'U.v, 'proprietor of "the 1-oiulou Free' ; I'r.-ss. In recounting' the story of his j Curlier vc-ars, tiud of an- incident ie-|'gai-iK-d by his trieiuis as elmractoris-'. tic of.himself and.his nule father, the. ! i'.i:- Joslah Hlnukburn, a well-known : public man or his day. It seems that ; Walter then past his majority, chose to "seek Ills tortune" in the West, and i rather ag-alust ids- parent's advice- and j desire, left home to see the world. 1'here was no -sentimental farewell. The hov said nothing of his destination, nor did the father imiuirc-. It lywns a case of two Scotch determinations in coiiinct and neither would own deteat. 1 t^onie months .later the father, who [ |i;ui heard no '-wonT /from his son meanwhile. Intel occasion to accompany a party of politicians Westward in, a priyate car. On a new section of the railway, where" a ' gang 'Of workmen were shoveling gravel, the train slackened speed, and as the private fw.r  raxtlMl over the new ties. Mr. Blackburn put his head out of the window and beheld In the centre of rlio working- jrang: his own son ,Wal-ifcr. But ��neither man surrendered an inch. "How do you do, Walter," accosted the* lather.,--t " sir."-replied the son. And the; traliY-rolIed onward with*-.out one srgnv.of rrtUtuarflinchlns-. v; THE NOBLEST CALLING �' & J- A.-j Al A DON A IjD. editor rofi the Toronto niobe. was asked /d1 iress ..the. jstudents, gcndUates. and. ^aunltv of Knox- C.:oll�ge-a few days agrb'" Oh the HUl>]tiOt:.0f Presbyterian/ c-lei'svman'5 Vt*')re--J>e .beenrnts a -news-. l|j�p�*rmaii>*-aSo r-iiU-�-w-ho--heard-'hiin at "thft? Knox; Mai-. ,;d not be/the ringmaster, j lit: v, . '' ."'forgave Pellet!er,-,iliis neglect-In fo- ,.-ttlng to sign the-...declaration- of Ht.' Kustache- Tet Bourassa admires l>etletier the man. '.We salutes him as :i worthy antagonist.. Lemieux's Pet Prey. ilSoijPHB LBMIRfX, ex-Post- master-General,-'-Is the - leader, .p;t the French-Canadian Liberal wirig in the I.auricr part v. Pelletier is his pet 1 As an Administrator of Post-Office Department He Has Been a Success. Hon- L. P. Pelletier,- Postmaster-General Mr. Lawrence Ginnrll, M.P: IT 'is. ; 1 anil prev. He has marked him for.-^his; very ow^i, He licenses him- of .being, what Bourassa says he is not. Jn .other' words, Xiemieux states that Pelletier, Is . a dyed-in-ther.wiHiI Nvntionalist So much attack has made Louis -tiel-' letter vory.--nimble in debate. -He is" so agile andactlve that If there was^ an extra, horn to "the dilemma, he 'cpuld escape It. His legal tralnlng/has increased his agility. Tt has.,taught him to pay less attention to the defence; than to the ..-attack.  He never apologizes for any; of his own 'actlonst-�but* makes his opponent do so. efver wary and .-.vatchful, and neither, accepts nor./gives.- quarter. .��-.�;� , The present PoslmaBtC'r-Gehornl:/ is a native-born of Quebec.-.YHlgYfiiijier 'was an honorable.,of the. Quebpo-.ijfp-'per House, hnrt?r'i^"tlvr allvd;'Bqrn--^lf-. *ty-five years ago, his record as a law 3tudent.4rv Laval..JJnlyersIty li^ssiiever � been /excelled. isHe.' quickly ,-won/-hls: way to -the front,as a lawyer �ln Quebec clty/aiid,'i'n^rpMJhctal ;polltM.iTTe" became 'ProvlncH^^Secretary aii4' At-j torne3'-Gen':"liltcP that indescribable, .air  which It- w'is" supposed that Paris alctrrc cottld-gi+e Pelletier has an air all "his' own:" His personal appearance is a very valuftble asset: His head is of the loftv'� flame-' like type, anil the whole figure as'lithe and lissom as a. panther. He''alwhys seems ready to .spring.^ His clilaf-vle^, besides politics, ts ^tnoklngv Tho weed is rolled into tho real thing by Madame. PellQUer^who"is-ww ofnhe: most popular ladies In the political  CHASING THE JEWELS TUF,' mystery of the Crown- jewels, , which disappeared from Dubll-r\ Castle a fow-yetu%s..-ago,-, has never bretar clcrired up. There are many people I who: liavc decided views on the sitli-j Ject, � and prominent, among thuin'.'.j^' 'Mr. Gaurence Ginnell, the Nationnllst inemlier for Weslmeufi) In tho British i" *�'. v efi^V *-tfc t attempts to Induce the House , . of . Common)! to ' hear hit* views on thi subject. Sol-e nt 11 T y n a a r'l s e s, and members guess: ,\fr. Glur.ell. that he . .is in shocking lovehi- what is coming, iufnrms the House a position to make lions, and just as he Is gelling' inta his stride it is discovered tfiat most of the inembei-H have disappeared''"and the Hotiso is counted out. 'Tis'very strange, anil curi6'us:minded peopl* outside the House would like to see Mr. Ginncli giveh a free: ha ltd toprnha the.' niystery. The member' for Vitasw ineath. declaros tiiat: 'tho jewels could be. recovered at any time,'and' a great" scandal Is'being hushotl up to save persons in high places. In fact, JlrV Ginnell reeehtly called' 011 the Irish Secretary "to lav them on the labia of tile House.' A rour went up at tha possible prospect ol Knglish. Irish, Scotch, and Welsh, to say nothing ol other nationalities.- scrambling for the precious jewels; /- :� , Tn private, life tluire ia'no suyg'eMLion of,the sleuth-itbund abont .Mr. Ginnell. fie wears a beard and a weil-fitlinri' frock .coat. Though ho is ' :�lf-edu-oated, he Is,a memher of bath ths Irish and Knpllsh Bar, and helped to ' found, the Irish Literary London. He has written on "L.-fiidand Liberty." and may one day write on what Appeals, to him -as the greatest of all mysteries, 'under somo such tttls 4s,' "DiiuV the'5 Jew'fcl.H," ' '�\ ./-.' -ADAM AND EVE  fHE-Kih': Alexander Bsler, whn-sev*-':.'.r.: Ma::dor.aid, laude^l the mlhistrj' as 'the higheist and noblest calling-on eart'i, giviug all other occupations a decidedly minor lo'-ation When Dr. Macdonald was called upon to speak, every ear was quickened to catch what he would have to say under the peculiar circumstances. "Tie calling of the .ministry," ' said he- "is UK-, highest and noblest calling -for the man" who Is called to It." The audience breathed -a sweet sigh-of relief. KING NICHOLAS, DRAMATIST KING NICHOLAS or Montenegro is livt only a soldier, he is also a drauiaUst. ' He is the author of a dream hi..verse in three acts, entitled ' '' nit u: .v , . "The Umpress of the Balkans." which xos(;Ji^> -which he thinks are being ex-M W performed -.some years ago at the against It It is reported that a ' National Theatre of Belgrade. ^SsJ^yW'ibe'foiinea'for thltf piirposs, }' -This phiv crea-ted a great sensation, of ffih^h^ihfe'W.W;- hlaw ;n; SR^ipVprofealocsh'iP-of In Win' 'Yale, 01 per- Tin "attained Vn great power, 'ind iWlah'eif VJTsluW Ms iiewly-born honors Willi 'hUf ^former fianoce She, how-. ev>?rl ramaintHljf/Ufhlul to her native country and*relfjnpn-, and so the prince was properly punished lor ills ticath-ciry. . �'"'�, he was never happy, Lord Iliaicton has devoted a deal of time to thej London County Council, of which body he is an alderman. He is an influential landowner, and besides his seat In Ireland he maintains an Imposing establishment at Godalmlng and a house In London. He is a member of those ex-, elusive clubs, the Carlton and the Athenaeum. MARQUIS A PLAYWRIGHT TftJS, Marquis of Queensberry has t u rn ed* >..p la yyir if[h t. The marquis, who tired of .a life spent rnalnlv In associating \Vith arls-tocracy and cajno tc America to work for a living, lins written a iliiima to which he has given tho title oK'The Light." 1 As might bo expected in view o\ his changed attitude towards lords, dukes, and duchesses, the' titled author jhas satirized tho stHittim of society to .'.hich, by birth, be belongs. WThen the Marquis of Queensberry came to America some months ago to earn an honest living, as he put it, the firrt monev tie made was by reporting ] prize fights and-.other athletic contests for a. syndicate of newspapers. His name lent some Interest to Ms contributions on these because it was his father who originated the. famous "Queensberry Rules." under which nil xriovs matches are held at the present tltn.*. .'���� said; 'Glad to meet ypu. sir. I'vo often heard of you. but"-shading his eyes demonstratively with, one hand as If the. general, being so short of stature, could, be discerned by him only with some difficulty--J have never seen you." . - To tills "Bobs>" replied leilv. affecting not to notice the blsr "swell's" proffered hanrt; 'I have often seen you.-sir, but I have never heard of vottf" The massive one moved sheepishly away.--snubbed - to the world. HAS A MIND OF HIS OWN FIRMNESS of character is not'conspicuous among the virtues of King. George*, .whose love cf peace, do nicstlc and other kinds, sometimes causes him to bo led by anybody who understands' the 'virtue, '.'of tact;  However, usual docility occasionally gives way to fits of the utmost stubbornness; and in such cosen it Is useless to attempt to make him change his mind. Some leading politicians have just found this out, for the King has suddenly refused - point' blank to bestow any titles on people whoso only claim to such distinction lies In tho fact that thev have contributed generously towards the political fiinUs of I lie party In power. King George has been showing his entourage mure and more his deter- SIR WILLIAM, EARLY BIRD . SIR WILLIAM -MACKENZIE-'''�ift�t� he a prince of ^railroading,'but lie has remained nil his HfH one of the! most democratic 'and unpretentious of' men in ordinary personal relations. Nor Is he' anything but .proud 67 the modest beginnings ot his -boyhood, and, the earlier years otsmanhood, when he-applied his best abilities to the tasks nearest to hand. .' The other day Ssir William was motoring to his office with an aristocratic English friend. Passing the Legislative buildings- he-/-stopped' the car After the novelty of reading prUe 1 mlnatlon to lteep a firm gTIP upon hi ni-lielcs bv - the Marquis of Viscount Middleton. still retain a residence at Midleton In Ireland, � '.. The present Lord Midleton has been mart-led twine. By his first marriage he la related to Lord Womyss. SJnjRe. L 'ight _______ Quetnsbury wore off, the distinguished 1 is it or '.vithdvr-fy from -daily journalism �trv.l r-rtev-r* *hn rii!iv-with the drama. SNUBBED BY "BOBS" >r:D ROBKRT-S Is among the mci!I courteous of men, hut the ,-ailant old Field Marshal knows how to administer, a., sr.uh when , it la wanted. ��-�-, Some yenra apo. before>"Bohs'' had risen to Fitch worldremlnence; as he now enjoy?, the famous little soldier was the rm*.vn of a welcoming Krbitp In a cettaln swell cliibfb �which he htiil not then lieeii a: freauont visitor.  A V>jg, nver-.rtrctwod man-a, non-onfily save for the, wealth he was re-p'nfe'fl '� ^tomeci crispnos^. � Old Testament?'' ,.hp -'..-ikeH. .There. was up answer.. l-.Ce repeti,ted.titer question with no better result.,;. '.'Wj-ll, I'lK ; tell you," said ho, VAilaiii �,ViVi\s:j'tIie- hero." i ..���-�  -a. "� '>:����.�.  - _�� ' , . � ;.;.�-..,� , 5-.;.� 'Now, who was-tho Itei'D: tlf.-tlrfe. Kew; ; Testament?" continued. Mr. 1-lsler, and/; without any hcsttaUof|v,-a U],lle Slfl'-proudiy put up her hand,'and oir be.--lng recognized py Mr.�':>?JEs'icive an-: .� nounced. "Evo.'1 M.r. ^-Hsler asked "no1 moro riuestlons that Sunday. MACNAMARA"S YARNS MB. T. J. MACKaMAHA," -M.P., keeps.,, adding to his cdllcction of ,eh)]il . stories for the. 'amusement of a grate-, ful world. His latest 'batch, which helms obtained from t8achcrs in.Varlofis �parts; of the country, he mado publtc:; wheir speaking recentiy' a t a meeting. Hero are n few->which-betray ;the, working of',the .childtmlndt'j.' '  "Why would Rtivlcl rather be a'doorkeeper iiii the house of the Lord';" ,:  < ;