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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta S. J. RADCL1FFE IS A GREATTEACHER New Head of Provincial Normal Wear Rubber Heels.-1 V MIS NOTABLE CAREER Has Traveled in Europe and America and Is a Clever Linguist. By ARTHUR C. CXimiY. H1RTY-XIXK years ago in a t jitUe country schoolhousc .In A the township cf r.iadu1ph.teu miles Vr more north of Ixmdon, a zealous Icucher passion was pedagogy. coDcentrated-his guns'on three promising scholars, Dally he bombarded them wllh con- centrated charges from his own out- -mndLns- intellect, mkeJ them, with e mental Mirage. lifted them with comprehensive high explosives, and l. ifhen finished, at the end term, he turned out of'his back concession schoolhouse three scholars who had never been to high .school, hut who iuifl 'won second class teach- ers' certificates. One Miss Josephine I-angfoni, after a few years, as a toacher, married a Presbyterian' clergyman, and retired to domestic lift; a second Sparling, a brilliant educa- tionist, whose death occurred some years ago at Strathroy. and ttte third ivas Samuel J. Radellffc, who In Sep- tember next becomes principal of Toronto Normal School. Living In Toronto to-day, as a re- tired principal of one of Toronto's -public schools Is the man who wield- ed chalk, pointer and tci.t book so ef- fectually in the little school house in Alex. MfeMullen. The appointment of Mr-. Hadcllffc announced a. few days ago, pleases his friends In Ixmdon, who, nevertheless rpgrct the departure makes him .dein. of Ontario pedagogues, renders' discussion- 'of Ms Intellectual' atfribi'ilfeS needless and superfluous, but were you to ask the, average scholar who .London Collegiate In the 'days of Principal ttadcliffe what contribut- ed most lo his popularity, the ans wer would most likely be, "He didn't ivtar rubber htels-' 'dunned the Whupercr THOUGH a disciplinarian of ca riSclty who always had his ?real'staff nnd the thousand pupils In he shunnct the whisperer; whether con-cloutl; or otherwise he paradcrt thi jarlr and narrow torrldor? tviih re Wiinittng upon dc lln'iucnls the "s He has of truel thil {nany TM.ra he has gratified In vaH 5Ua directions lie spcnl a summf Sn the cnaSt Of i another! .'Tflcbas travcTJed n dly (otirihg tne 1 Franc? Ifal> Austria RhSsli Sweden inif fieri "Viartc- ihe Jcarbcfiire the wat'profti out hf) nnd cspeelaU1 no Gr6dn6 and TJvlnstt HE'S 84, BUT HE WRITES Mr. Richard Buller. the Muser of iKe .Hamilton Spectator, Has Long Record. BEGAIS AS A PRINTER Jved in Stales, For Some Years, S. J. Kaddifjc Varsaw and Petrograil are. familiar him, and In both he chanced to trme the object of the interest of ho' Czar's secret "service" men, In Warsaw he- fell in with a Pole, vho had learned English well dur- ng nine years' residence .in -America, who, cherished most bitter .nd deep-rooted antipathy to the lussian Government. Mr. Hadcliffe id not long enjoy his new compan- oaTs friendship, before he found hlm- elf constantly 55- ret service agent. Kobbing up in the ost unexpected places, his "shadow" t length became so familiar to him. hat he amused himself by bidding he officer "good; day." Throughout s travels the agent followed, and .Iways on sight-seeing trips iboatvPeWgrod and Its "environs, he ound his man observing him. Kus ia knew she had her pest-of spies, .nd painstakingly she watched 'most very one. Duringihisctravels his Icnowledge if languages' and ncidehtallv, deyelpiveO; Spanisb. him injrood slead in. llexlco, vhilc French end, German weVei 'ex- :ellent auxiliaries- to the .English ongue in Kurope. Since the war has restricted travel, Mr. RadclEffe during the earlier part tf the summer's vacation is dircctins i summer "choo1 for the training of In k naergarten pnmarj vorh in London. Fifty-five teachers arc attending1, and with 'them is -seventy-five youngsters, who if they chose to hcve 1 so, could be holidaying nith other scholars. But under Mr, direction the school is not a bur bear to the kiddies, vrhilc It Is not doubtedvthat many of the teachers accelerated on the road of Iusears is still .wedding celebration last year. in Tjncld Saras land the voung printer had his sears at tbe cace and during thp Civil joined the Northern and did his bit for freedoms cauce. On ijrain tread mg the prfntlng of peace he went to Illinois and blossomeil'into a newspaper pjbllsh er But Clinton of Sir "ttm becretary of State for ;AIr' Forces, are all men of Fife. It, ;is. a, record of. which any; com Jnunity- finish i reasonably ba proud, and It is.tict surprising to learn that the 'natives -of the "Kingdom" .who are under one or other of their distinguished men are strlv ins to" l'i on the game still fur ther bi publKJj subscribing the of a cruiser to be named after their home Jt was. In ,Pifeshlre, at Balkianfl Palace a noble pile still g almost Intact, that many of tba 'Ill-fated -line -of' Stuart race, with: Us strange itreaks of genius snd foll> the and occa )FOPLB -who know as a musician know him only No one really Padercw'skl who has not! heard him mane a speech lie is passionate, Eloquent, real In behalf of the stricken people of hi native Po- land has done more than anything else to bring them relief. He_ was. a Polish patriot.long before he was." a piaulst Ills father was banished to Siberia by the Govern' ment of.Russia-for his independent the _ he found 'rock bottom publicity line and made a name for himself and his paper, The Clinton Public becoming one of the town s 3Ub4antial nien a bank presl dent, leaker and what not afte'r'-the moist fcpprovfid American slonalfr {He1 "bl of old dale donla. The wisest of the line and the mo t was Scotts hero in 'The of the Lake The wisdom of James Stuart in whom the crowns EngKnfl and Scotland were united, us proverbial although fUUIe hamlot ng of which Sir Sand ford Fleming md a considerable Cam- a smallj' .unpretentious md'-Qot very lovely village conalat- ng of a lew houses and a largo 6Is- v Here waa born Sir Douglas Commahaor-In-Chlef of the Empire's In France, and brother, Captain John'Halg, who for some years' prior to the war was a nluo manager In Northern Ontario. One's recolieclldns of Gameronbrldgo are a compound of oilors.cnianatlng 'rom the huge, vats of the. distillery anil tho piggery; where the malt re- 'use Is consumed with exceeding gusto; the straggling rows of "but and ben" cottages that appear to have fallen .Indiscriminately 'from Ihe sky; and the Ivy-clad, shuttered, bolted ami barred bonded ivarohousts. Certainly there Is no- :lilns, in the locality to suggest the associated with the name of.Haig.' Many Fine AT the terminus of a spur Hw the same railway' is the luresquc village- of (pro nounced in the castle over- looking the Its half- smacks, was born fif years ago Vice-Admiral Sir Rosslyn: Wernyss. First Sea Lord of the "British-Admiralty. The" Hoy'who was destined to be; come the Empire's first sailor'enter- ed the as a midshipman ft 1S77. Plodding- perseverance In mas tering his chosen profession, -com- blned-with daring, skill 'and initiative shown In tight corherV have earned- for-this distinguished1 son :dj Fife the tremendous1 task'of-hold Ing fast the command of the seas. The Wemyss. family of. Flfalhas.not given the Empire IU leading." sailor only; for It has produced "men who have risen high In commerce and the professions and a cousin of Sir Ro5slyn.TVemys9r Captain Michael e holds 1 commission In thel'Roi'al Horse Guards'. 1 No" more a-i in iuslc aVd he believes the subject of ood la 'the most Important ques- country. Of '.Americana c are rich enough a spoil French cooking. Paderewskl-r believes Us favorite animals arc ddga_arid iarrots, his favorite its, his favorite sporl, rhowlng the A CYCLE KING FRANK BOWDEN, Dart, whose 2.0QO employes- at Not' ingham, England, have presented lim .with' his portrait (o mark his "Oth birthday, signalized the occas B-tjT Arrfertcanlzed as was Sir i Butler's hear1 nfcnethttesa beat a bit faster when he thought of his home, and It came aVout that twcnts jears or co B Sefng Bui era. pulled up stakes at Clinton and ntralrJed for Hamilton OiL There Ir. Bu'tler took up the duties of as- slant to the American Consul and i to a nun dltor and pimllsher Vic6 Consulate duties, with duo1 .decorum ie resigned the office, lo spend the est his yeara by his afn fireside and niuse In thought and print. Cowing once more fn contact wllh newspaper work soon affer his re urn, Mr, Buller could notjresistlhe emptalien to again "push the pencil, found his metier n rounding up the'p'asl and placing It n permanent form through the Muser art Eel es In Ihe Saturday Spec aW Let It h6t bo forgotten that the bulk of this trnling has been dune In the years far exceeding Ihe Mfrlplifral span of life. The Musings but readable records Jan4'- rtminlscences, "inter apersect with humorous dallies and good advice-' style la of a perauasiveVelaslic quality, fitted to Iho musing form, and the fact that the newspaper management Is reluc- (.release the aged writer active scnlce li best evidence that Tj4 Is still .going strong It Is not generally inown that the glflsrof lo the local hospital nnd to the Salvation Arm) Sir Frank BowOen Is one of Brit aln's kings of commerce, being loun der sole owner (wilh his onl> son) of the Fta lei fth Cycle Company Iho war I has b5cn in making "munitions. "Cycle King" filar career at an early a Junior ckrh. but he, was earn i >car T hen he was onl> 2J the, title Solomon" was bestowed in., by Eassenachs south of thei Tweed, The epigram coined by ofie of the of HJS day that "he a; foolish thing and never did" ti ona was mor'1 stinging titan1 for It is to this James Stuart, than to any one Individual, .tbatVe owe .our author- ized of; tho Bible and ihe eulogy fit him printed in that edit ion., pf Jsjus- tified, even; if somewhat fut- according to preserit-day stan- dards Sir Samtford Fleming, Too UT it Is with tho-great'Comnlon- ers of Fif e, r rather tltlie kings; that we "arc concerned. Ono son of the Kingdom to attain !ame and fortune In Canada waaJSir Sandford Fleming the greatest railroad engineer In Larg of KirKcaldy Flem B1 artlat r thcr Cut for the head Ing over >lnacr articles perpetrat- ed a bit Af a pictorial on vhc when he depicted the Muner pipe In hand dcrhlnp Inspir allon from Ifip VeccI Mr Huller U (icvolcfi of my lady Mcotlne the ing learned the: art.of building "rail- ways under.Jhei tutelage, of aj'tjln lingulshed clvillengifteer in. tive to-r-n and it was during chief, the lalo'Wm..Sang-, construct the railroad that linkfe up I rift towns and al6nrf the Hfcsfffre Dunns this penod he ac quired that practical knowledge which stood .him in' euch good stead when he was' entrusted with similar. but vastly In Canada :ln.-e6nnectlon .with Uhe Intercolonial ;tan4 I'aclfic Another nilhe of KIrkcatdy .._. Adam Smith professor of political "COnomy In the Urvhersity of burgh, and author, ol "The .Wealth of Nations." t Although distinguish- ed c century, he 13 considered a t6r In i o gfeat waf by many who maintain that Britain's sound finan clal position ajficl" her .aW'.fty to ritcel war are due to the policy of which Smith wai father from the same1 burgh Wm Weir Secretary o( Slafe for Air Still fn the early for harbor is small that It Is frequent submerged at high tide is the birthplace of two sailors famous in literature. Sir- Andrew -Wood and Robinson, Crusoe vhom James Grant made the hero of his.historical novel." Yellow wag Scotland's Breatest admiral, and Che proud claim Is made for that ho never failed to win a fight J-argo's other great Alexander Selkirk, or :Jlobin5on he urat tutuwn; cannot DC to be great figure but his ft ahd as seen "by tho if ted and fertile Imagination of DC- oe, have charmed, and will continue o charm, tountless generations.'.Who as not revelled In the story which Jefoe saw In the experiences of the ifeshiro sailor? And who, could uesa that from within the small ircle of country that embraces 06s birthplace were to .come the hree lo-day ore guiding ho tremendoua'forces .that' main- aln Iho Empires suprcmac> on lind, sea and-tri the air? A htit he an 1 thfl jhe fcU in good part been censored ______falling 1 ic> on arfimusuat ly rc'tcntttc the Afnser goes Info the hlghnayi and of Ift search ot the ancient chronicled nmJ (him Into lireey> disastrous later fa reason In all things ol B "or modern l fiorn ob Itcnia of in- malfr hTaiit them tthic-l tflUWhlm idl Official rccogni lion as a tlnifiuc hlslg In this romn t If" v rn Mi llea Sir successfuf of positbn f worh alone. The Klfcahir If ,one of (he moat Sn'P railway; In' the cToly. This rliymcr coyly admits ttiaf with Brother itutlcr''ni WTS S3 young last fear ant 6n the occaslon.of birth eJcbrtijoH In October Kht Congralulationfl from to trloAd Jltcnartl 6ur Mirfcr I? po (T! >iir >n hN 0' i c THe Senior Pilot Has Been m Ser- vice for Over Twenty4 '.fo. Five ny UK Senior Pilot has a boy's laughing aud'ho lias the boy's raischlevoui de- spite the fact .that ho has celebrated his seventieth birlbdayV He has a nice beard, which surrounds hls.salior .lie ;ia Uio most, popular man "on the beach." .'The: Senior-Pilot .does not chew nor does he smoke a pipe or a. cigar, but ho Is a fiend for cigarcts. Not the smokes ot his own, manufacluro andi ho pro- duces theso out ol a'wclnl silver-- which has been in his-possessfon wifhlfi the'memory of It Is not a modern cigaret-maker; but- bears '.the'same relation-to'a 191T moilel as tho early automobile does'to the latest motor, car. No one where the Senior Pilot got "thi machine, but It-Is. as famous In all ports of the world as the old sea-dog hirnsclf. Wherever shipmasters fore- gather, iri the comfortablo captains' In those snug hotel-smok- ing rooms, "Billy" and his machine crop up in Ihe Van- couver Is mentioned I at Hastings mill er once loading '--iber----- begins a '6H; yo'u know Vancouver I" puts i another master Then re Pilot Bill) r 'Sure, and his clgarel-machlrie. Did he have It .in your VHe certainly Is .the reply, and then comes a flood pi 'femlnls- censes of the Senior. Pilot For one-quarter at century has Ettershank been In the and Blue Fuh: nel freighters, Harrison Line, carriers, oil tankers and mis ccllaneoUB crafi Know him. Ilk halls from> Scotland and came to British Columbia oli Itltle barque 'many years ago. He came ashore hero And In Ihe early days operated a trading sloop carrying passengers, who were principally- Indians. He first pilot and used to opcralb In the pilot schooner long be- fore auxiliary power was'dreamed of. Billy" Is as acllw. as a >oung It la no .trick-for him to spring from the.- pilot .launch 'and grab .the rungs 'of-a Jacob's ladder and swarm nimbly up'and over the rail. lie alwijs looks like Father Isep tune coming aboard said n skipper Tho Senior Pilot mounts the bridge, bids the gives :lmTa of .newepapers, a seer- ains fttiat the compiss has zcs up the m5n it the wheel ettlc's to his long w'alc'o, which will end vessel Is through he Xarrows, Not Officul PJot Now FTBR A preliminary Inmn and dofwn the bridge and nflcr ho had got r acquainted with the of the HM master tho Senior Pilot dives Into his pocket machine It Capt. He Knocked Qut Sub. Commander _. T is eafc lo'-'jay rlhat not manj- I people fn this.war have Buprcmc prlvllcgo br.hltt.fng a J-boat cotpmander..ln'tho Ja'wj bat, at least, the war will not end without this having once. D, J, McDonald, skipper of the .hrec-masted schooner John Ci.'-Wal tCr, out of Nova ScotFa, was on his r !p England recently. Ho "fell In h a the news e and the U-boat commander ordered the crew( (o take to Ihclr boats, and -then" sank the schooner- with, bombs. The skipper wai ordered on board Ihe submarine, to bo taken homo as a trophy, I gucsi >ou will lo make Ifllt fo German} aald tho corrl- mandcr Jovially "Captain McDonald dEd not' reply says the account, wnllcd a few seconds, and then his shot out and caught iHoTderman on the point of AS the U boat commander stunned, the Nova Scollan. liirncd and went hcac first over tho aide- 'f swain under-.water1 as long as l .could, ana whim 1 oil fcof enough exercise duVljig the sug gcstcd luo Thais not lepllcd Prince Must Eft a bit of running Kceni a man fit, juu Keeps The officer turned away with a smile The Pnnce was only 1 then pilot, a mall [bo Thus' (ho big magnificent fljers from AuslraHa or Iho Orient, see him no more, but caslcnally onft ;of these leviathans pfougrilng In from sea out dln pais an ilward ,bound'Bleamschooner or g> ;s6 f-amp and.lhe brass bound .commander 6f Iho riinll is 111 level binoculars at the otliei craff j TMrtia Billy on the bridge ho rcmarkB, 'arid a friendly loot on the whistle sends greetings across the waters. It frcfiuenpy happens that tie brings In a steamer with a captain of the new young amar oltlccr Hello pilot >ou around? f may bo the greeting Why nurfi I m a young fellon yet When did I Ace >ou Oh I tcmembe'r jou I wnskan apnrcnClce on I Ivcrpool WMy caetl" up hen twelve ;yearfi ago, TOU look us ou InAt voyage b'o you that Billy docs" no change much, H6 lovea a good story" and'llkcs A au'let game o ppkcc and ho an ae cldcnt lie hns secin scrvic change IhrPugholil has bed panbeaier td the men who In Ecrvlct1 but hi heftllb seems (o be tiulte Impcrvfou (o bad weather a of HARD 1TO EXPLAIN JflCtM MAIISHAb LOUD M> THUJN tho Ooicrnor tiCMitln, 'old an amusing story rcccnlly woundod Australian In n hospllnl litre who (ell In loio with nurse and cicnlually rnarrfcd her v I'jflcra of congratulation iegori (o txsiir in upon Hie iirldo frtni friends and and of Oiem used tho aam'o rfd- kcilie In referring lo' Jilm, calling lm a model map. Curbus to learn tho exact mtftjia Ins ot tho nord consulted An English dls'covercd that model wns a ''email Imltallon-of real artlcje'.' j. .The Ctnnjr Scot MAN called ono day on a frlcnil Scottish faro Iho war had'a large c business "This war imirt lilt >otf very hd Vdrrit .replied the mcrchnM, head sixteen hundred eidls, vo over, mo tn dormany, an ljm no euro I ll ever a hawbto o L Indeed sifil Ifio IhAls linrd liicfc "JxJshl" J the It Is so. Imf ;