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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SHIELDS K Quite Possible That He May Called to Pastorate of 3purgeons IS A FAVORITE THERE Will This Summer Octufcy Pulpit of Renowned Church fot Fourth By RECENT press annSuncemenl A that of Jarvls Street Baptist has ceived and accepted a cabled invita tion to take a vacation Incumbency of Spurgeons calls for more than pass ing This Is not the first time that Shields has been invited to this summer and the Incident has added significance year In view of the fact that the present In cumbent of the famous Tabernacle Is authoritatively reported to be more tban anxious to return to the from he went to London in v Since accepting the pastorate of Cpurgeons Tabernacle seven years Dixon has enjoyed a most ministry in a very diffi cult He succeeded tfie fam 0us preachers as he was familiarly known the British the jtask of maintaining worthily the tra and reputation of a church bjr one of the greatest Xreaohera the has fceen standing as tfpreactier religious leader in the old Coun to His position tavtoi the Metropolitan Taber tafcfp him into every cor ner of land 6a preaching and lec JTha difference of cplni known M the Down Grade Con that led to Bpurgeons Withdrawal ftom the Baptist Union of Great etifl finds an echo in his tJhurcha refusal to associate it self actively with the and as a large number of churcnes maintain a more cr lets sympathetic attitude towards the pastor of SpurgeonB Tabernacle as it the unofficial president of an unoffi cial but large and compact of An lirunenie Prestige THE calls for Dixons services from this and all sections of the British Baptist community have been constant and and the way in which he has filled the position has earned for him an immense It is well sometimes for a as well as for hla that he should seek another sphere at a time when his reputation Is but there considerations that cause Dixon to turn his eyes homeward at present Seven years in a London down town pastorate are more than enough for most crowded as the past seven years of his life have one is not slirprls ed to learn that Dixon has openly expressed his desire to return It is quite on the cards that Spur Eeons Tabernacle will be without a pastor before j Who will fill the position during me next few years The answer may aot be Without interest to Whoever he Spurgeons Succes must be a compelling and ar resting a good a ready and End able to nominally at the duties of Principal of the founded by Spur position that goes with the of the He must also be qualified to edit The Bword and a magazine of rlde and another of the rreat preachers The experiment of calling a man from this side of theAtlantic has proved HO successful that probably jt will be only this time the jholce seems likely to fall on the Canadian aide of the A Spurgeonic Preacher has for three years in succession occupied the pulpit prising event If Toronto were called upon to relinquish one of her most popular pastors for senice other If in an Shlelds friends may rest assured just as has supplied the allied arm ies with their most doughty he will demonstrate that her church militant can also produce men big enough for any position that presents Has Great Moral Strength Another Tine Appreciation of From a French Staff HERE Is another appreciation 1 ices overseas would indicate us fame is by no means if the Metropolitan Tabernacle dur ng the summer vacation in of the his acceptance if a similar Invitation this fourth has His many rlends believe that he possesses in ilgh degree the various qualifications lecessary to succeed and he annual requisitioning of his ser that Shields style of preaching iswhat Is In the Old Country as Spur At his best his sermons models of the expository and hey are delivered In language as ap uopriate as It Is glowingly evangeli alHe is a master of and an be heard in the largest auditor urn with A great point in Shields fa or with the Spurgeonites is that he 3 the product of no particular school His doxy has not been ashibned or beaten out thin by the and it possesses all the Igor and robustpess that marks tJTe aan who does his own Un rammeled by the carefully propound d doubts of cloistered Shields deals weighty and rinjf ng blows on the evangelical couplet with Shields ewer of personality In other dlrcc has made him persona grata iith Uiu wuishippers at Spurgeons ana would be no sur of Generalissimo FocH to be added to the long and inspir ng This one comes from the pen of a member of the French General and is printed in The New It appears by the strength and uprightness of ils as well as by his in elligence and his military he s the of the chief chief modest and who shows himself only in the serious lours when responsibilities crush and who takes them with a an energy and a serenity which astound General Fochs tneory is thus ap roximatey set down To forbid any commanding no matter what his to ontemplate a retreat not imposed y the battle in other to give any order to retreat before having By the word fighting1 Foch means the obligation to fight with means and no restrict ns or lim adding to the weight of the last attalion that of the determined win f the chief in order to tip the With this method of fighting tiree years of war are proof that ne Is never completely A etreat may imposed by the but in ones in that f ones in the rapid organi ation the one can al find means of holding out till the moment when the chief in whom ne has faith intervenes directly or ndirectly to help one declares Major the nest theory of the value and the se of moral forces during the bat It is the one Foch himself used the Marne and the one he de mands of his Events ave always shown him to be OPERA 2IR FREDERICK COWENS new appointment as a Professor of the Guildhall School of Music for training in grand opera and oratorio gives new hope to those Londoners who were beginning to despair of British opera Sir Thomas Beech to whom music lovers are BO greatly lost a week during his last season at Drury Lane Sir Frederick one of the most prolific British has for a mascot a modest only three feet keys yellow with composer I with It for any the would part Every work I have compos ed since a boy has been written with Its CHARLIE AND BILLY SUNDAY was preaching about discarding false gods at Los Angeles a few Sundays Charlie Chaplin wag in the congre and after the sermon Sunday went up to shake hands with the my he Wheres that little old moustache Chaplin brightly It was so i discarded it LYNCH IS A BRILLIANT MAN Irish Who 1 16 Recruit in Fought on Side of SENTENfEDTO DEATH But Afterwardi Has Considerably Modified His AntiBritish By POWTICUS HE announcement that Arthur has accepted a commission In the British army and is going to Ireland to as sist in the recruiting has quite a touch of the dramatic about For the man who has now ac cepted His Majestys commission was extremely disrespectful to the Kins at the time of the Buckingham Pal ace conference on the Irish Further than ho of the former commander of the Irish which fought on the Boer side during the South African FoisJhis action in IJie lastnamed matterhe convicted of high treason at the Old Bailey in and sentenced to some fifteen years It is saM that he prob ably would not fhave been put on trial for high treason at the Government were not anxious to ex acerbate Irish it not been that he was elected for and this was regarded as a kind of challenge which the Government were forced to take So he to death and his election Galway rendered in The death sentence how Tommuted to one of penal ser andr after serving twelve months in he was released on subsequently re ceived a free pardon from the King he is a medical man by professionand in recent up for himself quite a lucrative practice in born in some fiftyeight years of Irish He was educated at Paris and Berlin in ad dition to being a is a fully qualified civil Of Brilliant Parts OR a long time after qualifying as a doctor he did not devoting himself instead to journalism and He is a man of very brilliant though possessed of too much bal He is a great authority on higher and also he is a poet of nor small and as a prose quite a taking literary Lynch has been a firebrand all his But he has repented in these later days of much of his antiBritish In shortly before the war broke oit he stated in the House of Commons that his trial and conviction had induced him to and that if Great Bri tain were attacked in future he would side with largely by rea son of what she had done for South since the Boer As regardsthe merits of the pres ent war he announced himself as be ng absolutely and without reserve on the side of the At the same time he has gpne for the Brit sh Government on many occasions in the in a way that can not be regarded as calculated to aid them in fhe efficient prosecution the He was particularly ag grieved at the treatment meted out to those who took part in the Irish rebellion two years ago The idea of the application of con scription to Ireland aroused his wrath Only a few weeks ago he insisted if the Government wanted to avert grave evils in Ire they must withdraw conscrip This the Government have not actually But they have done the next thing to have post poned in interval between now and Ireland does her duty in recruiting there will be no more heard of Dillon and IT is probably largely because he realizes that is the only way out of a gravely critical difficulty that Lynch is going to devote himself to Dillon ought long ago to have taken this instead of as he in to the trap set for him by De By his neglect to do so he has wound ed the Nationalist party soreJLy In the general esteem of the British the only Nationalist to show any enthusiasm for recruiting of lata have been Captain fctephen Gwynn and Law Lynch has been a stormcentre on many occasions in the House of Yet In spite of his having borne arms against the and spite of the fact that that rc 1 British General Arranging Plight Across Atlantic of the British who is In Washington to establish an air route from the United States to Europe In order to bring the full force of American effort in the air to bear against Plans are already well advanced for the initial air flight take place in Brancker believes that airplanes Liberty motors will be crossing the Atlantic in fleets next sum This is a portrait drawing of by Francis ononf the official British Brancker Is controllergeneral of British Air Equipment and a member of the new British Air He was born in 1877 and Joined the Royal Artillery in In 1913 he was attached to the Royal Flying Corps and a year later was appointed Assistant Director of Military He has seen much active service as an air IN THE LIMELIGHT Canadas Minister of Justice Ha Brought Quebec Into Line Under the IS A STURDY PATRIOT The Kaiser Has Secret Food Stores For His Household There are Also Stores for the Other German According to a Former Detective in Berlin Will Hold Enough to Last a Year and a lists of the articles By A FORMER MEMBER OF THE FAMOUS ETL1NGER DETECTIVE I AGENCY OF F Is one secret more WITHOUT between women are more PREMIUM that Is handled by the dent ist is always at a proach has been often brought up against him at moments of excite he is not unpopular with the other members of the Itis certain that his newlyborn enthu siasm for recruiting work will In crease his popularity whatever it may have than another about their private af fairs that the German fioyal fam ly kept carefully concealed from the Herman public it Is the istence of the royal food As a mStter of fact I leard of these stores until my last week in Germany and then J came to earn about them We had had charge of a case for an official In the German War a Captain von in connection with a libel I saw a good deal of the captain when we were making inquiries on his behalf and we became on friend y I often went to his flat in the evening for a chat over a pipe and found him a most en tertaining It was on the last occasion that I saw him that he told me about the royal food He told me how the Kaiser two years when Germany was speeding up her preparations for had secretly laid by a considerable quantity of various foods against the day when Germanys food supplies might be considerably SixSecret Stores THERE are six of these in various places about Ger The largest Is at The contents of this store and an other at Munich are earmarked en tirely for the use of the Kaiser and the Imperial The other at and are for the benefit of other German The foods at the Frankfort store consist of fab eggs and Indian At the Munich store there are preserved plums and other Jams of different kinds and there is also a wellstocked wine Captain Myner had a copy of the of foods and quantities Jaid down in these Like everything the Germans do these foods were stored on a definite and methodical Before laying down the stores at Frankfort and which are re served for the use of the Kaiser and the Imperial an estimate was made of the average quantity of various foods consumed dallyin the Imperial household by the royal members of the household and On this basis suffi cient food was stored to meet the requirements of the Imperial estab lishment for 18 Cost THERE is in these stores suffi cient food to supply 215 persons dailywith 1 l and a pound of fruit for 18 The Kaiser personally checked all the calculations that were made in pre paring the estimates for the quanti ties of food to be laid down in the stores and he later visited the stores from time to At each of these royal food stores there is of course a system of cold storage by which food can be kept In perfect condition for The Frankfort store is probably the most elaborately and perfectly constructed store of its kind in the The total cost of the construction of the Frankfort store and the food stored in it amounted to The Munich store and Its contents cost The total cost of all the private royal food stores in Ger many amounted to over fifty per of the cost was borne by the War The other fifty per was paid by the the Crown the King of the King of the King of and the Duke of Bruns The Crown Princes food store Is at Dantzic and tho stores werelaid down under the personal supervision of the Prince when he was sent there by the Kaiser two years before the outbreak of ANOTHER AN amusing story concerning Sir Robirt the Inspector of Orthopaedics In Great was recently Sir Robert Is as strict as lie is and one soldier who had transgressed and been caught owed him a One on the announcement of tho birthday the nurse told tho wounded soldier that Sir Robert had given the At this the soldiers face Serve him How many nurse lie PIT BOY TO MM1E Right Thomas has announced to the execu tive of the Miners Federation of Great of which he has been general secretary since its that on considerations of health It Is his intention to retire from office nlter the Southiiort conference next Horn In the son of cqal Asliton worked aa a pitboy at the age of Hie pit tj commence cintk ifliliM un the Iit bank in he filled a succession of offices In the organizations until he gained the important post whlqh he Is now about to In re cognition of his public services he was made a Privy Councillor last A PATRIOTIC KNIGHT disabled soldiers will have cause to bless Sir John the wellknown cotton Who has given over to the Ministry of The money Is to be used to assist partially disabled soldiers to be set up In Sir John haa stipulated that there is to be no official red tape in deal ing with his All an applicant need do in to prove that fie Is a pro ficient handicraftsman requiring money to commence business he will promptly receive from tho fund a free gift of from to Sir John Leigh has further shown his practical interest in soldiers bearing the entire cost of building and equipping the Woodbornu Hos pital at for the use of shellshock His Speeches in Parliament Source Terror to the Press By ORATTAN IR GEORGE FOSTER once de W scribed Sir Wilfrid Laurler as Vf this man With the French and the English Charles under the national spotlight because of the Incident al may well bo described as the possessor of an Irish heart a Saxon so far as his political recordand Parliamentary manner are Judge Doher ty is the least representative ol He has none of the Irresponsible the flowery rhetor or even the Celtic mystery which have come to be re garded as tho birthright of an Irish He Is outwardly ju and his ex tremely long and are as dry as n chapterof fresh from a brilliant record as lawyer and Judge In he came to Parliament In ho pcd almost immediately into the forefront as one of its biggest His wide legal as well as the prestige which hla name brought the Conservative party in to Sir Robert Bor and one nluch to the sur prise of those who notknow what was transpiring behind tho Judge Doherty superseded Sir Foster as Sir Roberts chief lieuten ant in tho There was quite an uproar In Conservative councils over the many of the old guard claiming that Sir who was then weathering the storm of tho funds and other had been given a scur vy but it was significant of the esteem in which Judge Doherty was held that no one ever as much as suggested that he had in any way sought to influence the decision of his In when Sir Rob ert Bordeh formed his seemingly as a matter of was made Minister of Jus and ever since that time it is not too much to say that he has been one of the few realty close and con fidential advisers that the Prime Minister has Strong for the War ROM tho beginning of the war to the present day no member of cither the old or the present Gov ernment has taken a more decided stand In favor of Canada throwing the utmost of her power into the He has spoken with un compromising decision in this re unlike some other politi cians and his war speeches have never been tuned to pographical If you ivant to see Home Rule in show the motherland that Irishmen in Canada are worthy of Home he told an interrupter at a stormy meeting In old and his speeches In the heart of Que bec have been Just as mllltantly pa triotic as that which he delivered before the Empire Club of He has been openly and for his administration of the Military Service and it has been charged against him that the Act which was his was a mountain of providing loopholes for and inadequate for the purpose it was supposed to Those who tnlk in that vein forget that if the Military Service Act was found in adequate its inadequacy not In meeting conditions with which it was framed but an altogether different set of extraordinary condi tions imposed by tho great German offensive which began on March 21 of this has been whispered by some in hla operation of the Judge Doherty was Influencedjlby re gard for the attitude of his native Province of Quebec and such was the in the at tacks directed in the House of Com mons against administration of the Never was a more undeserved charge levelled against a public For all through the of the flerco agitation against when some of the frailer spirits in the Adminis tration counselled compromise and betrayed lack of Judge Doherty never wavered in his belief that1 Iponaerlptioii could be success fully applied to Quebec as well as to the other He never fav ored the ahootthemdown policy advocated by some but he was steadfast in maintaining that a policy of firm tempered with would eventually prove and to day he holds that the present satis factory situation m Quebec Is the logical outcome of that it i man setu out In it motor vehicle for a long ho said to the writer thcs other by way of il lustrating his itwould not lie to expect him to drive Ills car IH fast III rough portioiiH of thfl road in portions wlcro the road WUM smooth V uiul failure to obauivu such a commonsense courie woul be most likely to result In a brcalt some of our critics ej pooled us to drive the Military Set vice Act as fast in parts where th going wns hard as In other part where tho poing was clear an Had we taken such artvlo there Is no telling what mlRht hnv but we ns yo can wo reached thedesired got with good Terrible Speecliei and austcl almost to tho point of scvcrlt Inthe House of Doherty Is kindly Irish of the Irish In his private Many a nlRhl after the House has and tli other members of tho Cabinet hav left for Judge Doherty hn dropped In for a chat with the Pres swapping and Bomo If the company was partlcu larly lingering on until th wee small hours of tho mnrnlnj Loved by all the bo causs he has always been one d the outside the hi speeches In Parliament are a Kourc of terror to the Press It ho been well said of him that Instead a making a speech ho delivers a Judg Hearing him go on and on li seemingly endless bn feels that he will never thn there Is no finality to the flow of hi not too copious It hiu been said of that ni one could Invest a subject in a mon lucid with every grain a can be also said of Judgi I understood this subjed thoroughly until Judge Doherty plained remarked an Ontarll member one day after the judge hnJ given one of his very fine and much protracted interpretations of a cen tain piece of And the funny part of It rni marked that tho morl dense Doherty becomes to the rest the more clear he becomes t It has been suggested as I result of criticisms ntmed ogainsi Judge Doherty will quietly tak exit from public There la verj little early prospect of such an event Convinced that his conduct and poll clea Have been in the public interest strong in the esteem of his coM leagues and in of th Prime there Is very slighj chunco of his soon quitting a carcel to no matter what may M saitl to he has brought ability integrity and great What Has Happened To Prince Henry The Kaisers Brother Liked ami He Is Never Heard of WHAT has become of Admiral Prince Henry1 Kaisers brother Since the beginning of the war nothing regard ng him has come from practically any Only once has he been caught by the camera and then he appeared to be merely an onlook r at some At the outbreak of war he was rachting at where 10 was generally of made a break for but on the way stopped off to see King and from British official do cuments it would appear he was more han willing to carry a pacific mes iage to the He arrived in presumably delivered the so far as he war limelight is went iut of it He does not seem to have been glv n any high naval nor has ils name been mentioned as forming no of the council of war while tho his nd most of the German princes have een star features as wonders in and handled what was due hem black paint fcy tho omehow Prince Henry has escaped As the Kaisers brother could hard y be forgotten in can onder if ho has met tho samefate s his Prince f in who was ompelled to step down from his British naval command on account of is German Is It mt Prince Henrys friendship with ho British Royal family and his opularlty in England were held by he German haters of England as uttlng him in the doubtful grade of nthusiasm for barbaric Uboat war arc on the other ho is being held in for the time when a man of his whose name has not been besmirched with could be used to BISHOP IN A BARROW OWE who is resigning fhe secretary the British Society for the Propagation of the Gospel In once enjoyed a trip In a wheelbar It was during a visit to and Montgomery had Bishop Scott for a Describing tho Bishop Montgomery writes Bishop Scott and I were on one barrow Lanches ter followed on a tho lug gage in a We did it luxurious with three men to each one in one behind on the han and a third with a in front of Jt was a fortyfive miles Montgomery calculates that ho and his travelling companion hud bumps on the first Tho who la a soninlaw of the lute Dean ut one time vicar of ;