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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, FEBIU'ARY 17.VJ19 DEATH OF SIR WILFRID LAURIER OF 1 IAIE (COXTtXl'KU FROM KliOXT Quebec East aa-l rt-p res constituency in the Hous Uions till his. death. At the age o! on death of know a as tho orator, Ou his many transcoHtinental tours he in aiacy murvs. both large ant! small, aa4 charuiiug plat- icnn manner, together with his ppr- ftvt aail English bis log- ical kwji ot all :he giviu issues of the day, htui la .of (ho kwnest his ointments. US6S was, Miss is sunhva by Ladyjlwr of a very prominent- family (n Laurier, wfao before IKT marriage iu I Quebec. -There wcro no children. MOB. Mr. Biakf, leader of ihe Liberal party in Canada ami of ihe jrOsHioti in the House ct Common? Uur- ing ihf of Sir John A. Sir WJHrH uho, though they eoul-1 not always see tyo to eye wJih him on political 3s- :ej that I His Policy of Oe-ui-1 ua? Po'iey 'u matter 'Canada's imperial rolatimiihlps whlrli I sues, nevertheless look him lo their first marked hiui as a statesman el hoarts as 4 brilliant Canadian worthy truly outstanding importance. 111 Io represent Canada hi any society or he- roprjpM-ntetJ Canada at tht? Diamond in any tie] it of vndeavor. was honored by two of Queen Victoria, was receiv- ed in audience by the Queen, and visits Wilfrid Laurier, first accorded the leading place hi the great; jn 1S93. when as leader ol (he opposi- Jubilee procession, ranking over alt he toured the vest, and again in chosen as leader of ihe Liberal party.: colonial dignitaries, While in Eng- mo. an occasion which Is remeinlier- His experience as minister of Inland jt.inj at ;hts time lie succeeded ID see- j Oy many present-day residents of revenue in (he McKenzte cabinet ofiuringfrom ihe Imperial KGvenmient ttm city. Ou the latter occasion he 15.I1-7S marked him as a man [notice to Germany and Beigiumof the delivered a public address on Gait cabinet limber and had 'renunciation- of the commercial Square and ou tin1 following day open- llis sbi'ilies as a leader at men. and itreaties with those ccjntrk's. thus' though there were grave doubts the way for the policy ol 1m- pressed by many Liberal? that a jperial preference m tariff to the I'nit- Krem-h-Canadian would no! b? able io led Kingdom, a jollcy which resulted hoU the party together and aesfrniUi Canada the new wing of the Call In Harness to Last uetn to Ms defeat in 1911 ou ifie reciprocity Sir Wilfrid SH- 1555 the of his I the Risht Hon. Kir WiltriJ Laurier. i ,ore Uo sjr was Has seen ill iw'rleitiea of ihe Lil> I Among tiie aamanJing events .of his at his office, preparing for the parlia- iioner at ihe genera! as prfrakr ot Canada were his mentary session. Despite advancing Jn this election the Liberals strep; ibe npnoininieat as a delegate to Wash-; years. Sir Wilfrid was seldom absent foanirv, the Manitoba school question j in the interest of belter j from the house Klic-n important mat- being tile Wg issue. Wjitrid islili jjous between the two countries; alters his pfiJicr of conciliation and modern Jion in ilie schojl opposed tlie iwliiy of inscrference ol the CoaserTatives unaer Sir Charles were under discussion, although meiuK-r of the joint hich commission, j on rc-cnit occasions he was inclined Quebec.-Aur. M. 1S9S. assembled lo lo the opposition leadership in questions affeciing jointly ;the other hands at the evening sittings. relations between Great Uritain. Can- Conscription Issue not only for Quebec but Queon Alexandra in _._ ier presi-tent of the Privy QUeen .Mary in June, 1911; a member Council. As Prime Minister he con- Of intcrprovincial conference ID trolled ihe of Canada until Ottawa 1SU the Liberal parly was 02- fc feated at the polls on the Uaue ot reel- u J5no perijaps generally known that Sir Laurier fn his younger tiiilUary senricc into effect. Sir Wilfrid declined to accept the of- fer. Oa this Sir Hobert opened nego- tiations -with leading members a iiuraber of in ihe both parties, es-provincial ministers procitr n-ilh Ihe l-nitc-d States, and took an interest in military at- jinre. then he has condurtsd the op- {air5 serveil as in ensign in the position in the House, of Commons, be- infantrj- company! s" stronj iras the personal tie ie- Sug leader of the pirir through Ihe 1S59-IS. taking'part in tbe last Fenian j sir Wilfrid and Ins followers earlr days of the war, and the events awar4e.3 a'medal for il wils u0'- weeks later leadiiiB up to the formation of the present Union government in 1917, Throughout -his career as a states- that the severance came, with ihe re- sulting formation of the present Union when a split In the party developed ,jan. sir In the subsequent gen- over his stand on the conscription is- strong opinions as to Canada's place e'ection of Deceinher, WIT, Si: sue. He also led the Launer-Liberals ia ihe Empire. While always folding Wilfrid was again defeated. ate tJie Mother and the colours Into unusual experience o! facing treasury in the general election of December. tnat Canada must of the When the new parliament opened 1311, irtrea tie Onion gOTarmnent com- and while working to March, 111S, Sir Wilfrid had posed of former opponents and sup-' pof'ers of his iras, eteetej. Thonah a French CanaSiaa and a Roman Catholic Sir .Wilfrid I-anrier's opposition to interference of the this idea! watch dictated his church in politics was; responsible for j policy on Canada's asral relationship one harmonious whole, he always held for strong" home role for (lie colonies in matters of domes'ic policy, and It support ct a large body the noa-Catboiic popula- iJon. In 1SS5 he was one of tbe sign- ers the address from the Liberal party to the Pope resulting in the ap- pointiaest ol a Papal Allegate for Sj aad this stand, logeioer with the Imperial savv. That he was a strong Imperialist was evidenced by the fact that during Boer War, 1S99-1902. Canada under his afiminis- tralioa.sent the troops that ever lelt of this country to help the Mother Country in her foreign policy on the Manitoba school wars. ion-martea his as a To the mass ot the psople ot.Can- Sir WiUrid LaurTer was perhaps Ian with Canadian ideals. 'es on which were seated some of the aM stalwarts of his party, while the rank and file of the gov- ernment included roany Liberals. It is gencmlly conceded that ii his last session Sir Wilfrid led tht opposition with restraint and with no desire unduly to embarrass those who had differed from him. With his passing '.here passes a grsat Canadian, a statesman of inter- national reputation, a man whose kindly disposition and won for him the sincere devotion of Sis friends and the high admiration Try this "When a change from tea or cofree seems desirable any and you warct -to get, your moneys worth in satis- faction, satin of INSTANT POSTUM Every year more people drink Postum. Why Try it yourself; ifind "There's a Reason Scene of Sir Wilfrids Visit Lethbridge, Summer 1910 THE FUNERAL OF THE tATE PRINCE JOHN (Loiidos Times) In accordance with tho express wish of tho King aud Queen, the funeral at Sandrinsham yesterday of 1'riuce John, their Majesties' child, who died on Saturday at the age of 13, was ot tho simplest possible char- acter. The body was enclosed in a plain coffin uiaJu from oak grown on the Saudringhuuv estate, aud a plain brass plate boro the. 1'rlni'e John Charles Francis, bora July 12. 1905; died January IS. The cotlin had been brought over- nlsh.t from Wood Karm. WoUertou, aud rested in the chancel. Tho members of tho, flora! Family at the funeral were Ihe King mid Queen. Queen Alexandra, Queen .Maud of Norn-ay. Princess Mary.: Prince Henry (lu military LET THE BALL ROLL How many sjiccesslul business men of tills riiy wlU undertake to find tions for ten returned men? U every successful man woulj take it UIIGU himself to ncrsoually placo even cr two oiher It a boas! to employment situa- tion; but If one hundred business men, each undertook to place (ea iseit, thfiigs would wove along in gooa shape. Htg Uroihermg.upon a new scato has lie-en commenced In Hostou aa a EQlutfon to tho Wiemptoynjeat prob- lem. Tho Idea originate with. ihQ Manager of tUo Oeneral Elec- trJe Chan. H. Davis, who nouaccJ that he woiUd as- sist the work of tho Boston Service Man's Kuiploymeut Uureau by fiutilng positions, picked suitable to their ability, for tou men, provided hn cculj link up (ho .services of oue hun- dred other successful business men to Queen Alexandra and !icr daughter drove from Sanjringham House and K says ono were met at the entrance- to the mau describing tho churchyard by the- KniR and oilier "Yott vvl1' remember that An- drew wss tho disciple, who not con- tent with good news himself, went out mil gathered in Ihose 1113 met." Well, the successful business man In story does not rest until ho got out and helped ten other fel- lows, on the road to success. Tho bar- gain does not place anyone under an obligaliou to flt the leu men Into posi- straight away, but it means that members of the Hoyal Family, had watkftl from York CfntHge. the aiournera occupied the usutii Hoyal seats ia the chancel; betweea then1, rested Jho coffin, with tbe family wreaths oa it and the others grouped around. The service was conducted by Cation Dalton mid ihe iicv. A, H, How'nian, IX 11 The choir, who on either aide of the r l aisle uearbchaii- eel. sang two of I'rlnco John's lav- C2dl onc ot lho tcn win takea .1.-.. placed. Who will start the ball rolling inu wi cjtiit.u .Julius lav- orile every morning is dlvidually and handled exclusively un- lho Love" and ".N'm-.- the'day Is over." tn is satisfactorily At the close of the scn'iee in the church the hymn, "Peace, Pcrlert which had been chosen by business men whci the King, wus sung. As the body was will undertake to personally borne from the church the organist, three, or more returned soldiers. crowd iistsning to Sir Wilfrid's speech at the depot. pluyed (ho Dead March in Saul. Tho service nt the graveside rocitctH by Canon Datlon, anil at its coticlus-t ion the KinK and Queen and Queen! Alexandra droppuu imnches of flowers Let the ball to roll. Onving hi her automobile past the 1-oiHlon Urhlgc Sliittou, Iho Duchess of on the coffin. The gnxve. which is j-itaribotmtgh noticed a group of situated closa "o that of Queen Atoi-j lor some reiilele to take them att lira's infant son Alexander. thrir homes in Briston, The Dueh- the cast window ol the rhunii, ivas I slopped tho jacked uji linet- with diosa, evergreens, and flow- of the girls, and drove them homo, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and .Mayor Adams leaving the C. P, R. depot. The cross oE Sowers sent by Hie King arwl Queen had an autograph attachwl to it trjttjn which was written "For our darUng lii tie Johnnie, from 3iis sorrowing Queen Aies- andra sent a cross of orchids, arum lilfes, and white chrysaiitfipniuras, with Ihe fnseripfion of my darling Httle Johnnie. Gninnie's precious grandson, whose memory will never lade. May ho rest in iseare Tor ever with ihe Lord. IhongJi iru snail ever miss him sorely here OH earth From poor old Granule, Alexandra." The wreath from Princess Mary and her brothers was inscribed. "For darl- ing Johnnie, from hi3 devoted and sister, David, Derlie. Har'ry, gie, and Mary.'1 Other floral offerings came frnm On Maharaja Scinrlia ol Gwalior, llii Wolfcrton -mill Saudringhani school children, the servants of Queen Alex aiiiira's household at Sandringlmni "The sorrowing mcmbcra of the Household, to the sweet memory o: our dear Prince "'From Louise ami Maud and Aunt Victoria" 2nd Oiaf. for our darling mile John from the Coiintess of Atbione, "For darling: Johtmie, from lovin? Aunt antJ Godmofher. the stafi nt York Cottage, and the household o; Queen Alexandra, For Constipation Carter's Little U ve? Pills will set you right over night Purely Vegetable SmU Pill, Snail Dcse, Carter's Iron Pills who lack Iron the olood, most people do. STOCK GRAIN BROKER At the request of the government in 1917 we ceased accepting orders for trades in futures of grain for ,the duration "of the war. Commencing MON., the 17th Will be prepared to accept orders for trades in any grain market and will be glad to give you latest market quotations, I will also be glad to give you latest quotations on Victory Loan or any other stock or bond quoted on Toronto slock exchange, D. E. HARRIS Arch of VJfltamt at tiitre of Sir Wilfrid's visit, built al corner ol Fiflh Strstt and Third Avenue, from Rylands' store to Iho CoaWals Block, PHONE BROKER OFFICE; ACADIA BLOCK EDISON'S AQItE FEAT 72 Years Old Can Kick as High as His Shoulder NEW A. fMison an arm out in front of him at right angles lo hJs Ijody today iiclceil wiih each foot in turn until his toca Imieher] finger lips. "Xow dare anyone to say I am Eetttng j said tfio inventor, who wilt lie 72 years >lrt, tomorrow, to men wJin lere from nil parts of the country tn contra dilate him on anofli-l or anniversary. Mr, Edison said ncvor felt In bcKer physical jefore. Tomorrow he niil he on his way io- Plonrla for a mx writs' nist 'rom his war acliyitioa on behalf of the GoYt-rrirrK-nr, Ttiese have not ;omfitatctl, I5t3 A Durham belonging to- J, a farmer in Amaranth town- ship aiiant fight mtics Jrom Orange-J R, RfirprispjJ her owner and I by giving'birth lo' Ihrco taives, two- mMts an'd one Ie Everyman's Library The aim of Every Man's Library is to provide every English speaking reader with the Great Classics of all limes in his own tongue. Our Library will contain 300 volumes of this wonderful library comprising Biography, Classics, History, Fic- tion, Oratory, Poetry, Romance and Science. To secure the largest number of members for our Library Exchange we have de- cided to change our terms of membership lo as follows; membership Fee and 1 cenls per day, with a minimum charge of 10 cents for the time each book is kept out. EVER ALL FRANKS SOUTHARD BLOCK THIRD AVENUE SOUTH ;