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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MANY BUSINESS GIANTS WORKING FOR BRITAIN The Old Country Is Lucky in Having Many Big Practkal Brains Her Addition'lo Those at Home, Tney Came Back From All Over the World. M II. CONAR IAW rece.llly ai- tOTisheJ people In Ihe Old Country by his statements as to the number of business men now aBSJitlns the British Governmeal, lie claimed for the Ministry ot Muni- llont. for InMance. that 11 "n men more com- petent. I ttiieve, than is iu an emperor of ".commerce. For aorne years lie sat In Parliament, but Westminster disappointed .him. QuEt. llnf polities, he applied Ills actlvlly and business penlua lo wider connuests In the realms of commerce and when, al the nil ot hli country he took his prescnl post he was Ihe head of a great colliery alliance cm In ariy.lnduslrlal raiderlaWns 1" IhU ploying u'ei country." Tli( Clothing Department ot Iho War. now aEslslIng U "lODJethlnE like 100 men who were In Luilnefl he said furiher. Ana "The Ofrlce have had lelplri; Ihem, anil have helping them men wKv CK'M not be bought Ijy inr salary, the House c! toia could possible rive them. Take, for Instance, Lord. In the Clolhlng bepirlmcnt, or Mr. Ti-ho lias undertaken Ihe position pi General Supervisor of Contracts." Manjr great business-men workltiff for nation of them famllla lo the BrllUh public bcfort they look dlctor of ton 30.001 A Public Eyef FRANK BEER IS A USEFUL CITIZEN Has Done -Good Work on the OnUiio Unemployment Commission. H of tho Sir Joseph P.-Xactay. neither zees Ke doea It ahvays office; others.were known as names; I not a feW; were n.ultc unhnown out- i ride their particular business circles r I How many people, for Instance, know 1 tnytflni; or Mr.''Andreis- Weir, the ci'nn? "Scot-from the "lanp toon I now General of Supply at the Wnr Office" Jit la the head of a big firm ot" Glas BOW Now he Is a mem her of the-Army-Council, hi hubiness methods Is helping I to save the country .week, H la reported. The ChDjiccllor. of Iho'E-rcheqi has at-his right hajid as Financial I Secretary'of llic Treasury Sir Samuel irardman Lever.. To the constcr he Is'not ar I M.P., but'hc Is a llrM-clnsa bualnes and his earlier work at the en, and (anlea. The ucw Prtsldent of the Board of nd9. Sir Albert It .he- eved to have pali! one shy vlilt'to IB Houae of Commons since lie was lectcd JJ.P. He brings American uslness (raining and to he traile problems, having been1 for welve j'eaia manager of clec- rlc railways In Amerlw before amc back to' ".was born In to become managing] Ireclor of the Metropolitan he Central nallway. London, and ther transit companlee, J.ord nolhermore. to whose work as Director of the Army. Clothing iDe- partmtnl Mr. Bonar, Law paid so glowing a tribute. "IB a man of great business capacity. He- la, president and principal rounder.ot- the1 An'glo- Newfoundland Development. Cam- I pariy, Tvhlch Is bringing prosperlly'lo [he oldest, colony, arid niorc recently, as a relaxation, he foundoci day Pictorial, which has ft.net- sale Vf .over copies weekly.' ..for many-years, until he and his brother. Lord NortnclIHe retired.' .frorn, the Amalgamaled was '.Joint director of this bu sip lanes t mbllshing company world, Hr. Kennedy -Tones, of Ihc Food Economy- cam- lalgn. Is another man who made hli !ortune In Ills itrenuous erfort largely in the early days' of. the London News end'the devoted liia business esperiencc'to a reconstruction" of-a huge7! London1 Sir Alfred Mond. ;thc' 'rirflt "Com- missioner' of Works, 'who "comman- deers hotels, erects Govcrnmeni oftlces as though by.'lhe of a magic n as a The old follows, the g1 I amended In thU crhle ide dlrecLg the Flag. ROUND, TABLER. TOO Came to Toronlo Because P.E.I. Fopuiulion Had More Dis- tinction Than Density. By ARTHUR I1AWKES. EllF. Is a patrloi who and a politician who Isn't. Ills character reflects the spIrHeJ ferment I hough nul "he froth which iJs G. Frank Beer '.s often deEC.Ibcd as a prominent To- ronto Liberal, and occasionally as one o Liberal a rare and modest aposLolatc. There me varying Qegrce3 of prominence and Df leadership. Mr. Beer Joes not aspire lo leadership. Nor he covet prominence. He likes to enow In him by his works. He acts, therefore, where the publ'c nor hears, and with ihe moat crupuloua regard for honor. Thai innot ahraya be of parly rcasurers, such as Mr. Beer lias been. Mr. Hedr Is one of the commission- ers of the Toronto-Hamilton hTghway concrete Instance ol service which s performed for ihe sake of Lhe service, or pecunloslty, or patronage In It. He colleagues with George Gooderham, a concreted Tory, If ever there was one. He fraiemizp5. with Sir John Vhcn 'there Is sometKIng extra-WllltEonlan to be done. Mr. Beer was on the Ontario Un- employment Commission, of which lolm 'as chairman. commission performed a enl of meritorious hard thinking, and hard i NEW N.B.'GOVERNOR A BUSINESS MAN Hon. G. W. Ganong Is Also a Politician. But Not a Clad-Hander. ROSES ARE HIS HOBBY Except for a Litllc Motoring. Gardening Is His Only Pas lime- Jly WILLIAM LEWIS EDMONDS. THE I'nn o. W. Ganong, who was tho oilier day sworn In as I.Ieuttnant-Govciuor ot New Tlrunswkk. Is not of the type of man usually selected to fill fulje material thrones. In appearance he la what he Is: a business man, liclng presi- dent of GariOTig tiros., Limited, ol St. Stephen. N.li. Ihrcc Parliaments, beginning wjlh he represented his home constituency. Charlotte counly, la Iho House of Commons. Hut. although he Is an active politi- cian. never sparing himself when the Interests; of ihe CuiistltMlve party nre at stake, yet he la not ol the for- ward anil "glad-hand" type. He has got any amount of persistency. lor when lie sels liis hand to the plow. cither In politics or 1n business, he never turns hack. He follows the fur- row to the whatever the end ay bo. Neither dora he make a r.olEC Gen. Enoch H. Crowder 'HO Is 'directing the draft lor the American Army. roses In dl. Stephen when they most need his attention ana 1C their com- pany., ..Liculcnanl-Govercor Tvha Is EG. has for many years taken an active Inlcrcsl In, practically 211 movements havlne; for Ihclr object the Industrial ueve'.opment of hU Province, and ivlth lhal end In view he has drawn liberally upon his own wealth', feellnff that thereby he Is only acini MSI duly. It Is because ol this characlcr that his elevation to the gubernatorial chair Is particularly ac- about nha'l he iH doing. IlelnB of a ceplaljlc lo Ihc business men of New quiet and retiring disposition Tic pre- fers to away without tooling- rii-i liorn or permitting any- body Lo tool It for him. nswick. They led' that Us In- will be potent when ways and developing tiic Industrial lifc'of llic Province are receiving the Sarah Efemhardt, Wo rid-Famed Actress and Patriot s a business man Mr. Ganong.nas attention o[ his Mlnlstcra. I. SARAH TlEnXHARDT, the most picturesque" (met wllh more lhan the usual mea- harppca on tie slage ot the worm, In her most recent j.S 'phV She looS considerably younger than sevenly-Hvo. ilesplto serious Illness. To 5Ime.! .Itemhardfs already si In her most recent j.Soto. of success, ranking among New ly-Hvo. ilesplto her Brunswick's wealthy men. And now collection, of honors. pomlcal eir9ris have been re- lenant-Governor Ministry ot Munltlwia saved Drltiln I "many millions'of as Mr Montagu'" himself testified. the wnr Mr. kniBtiied '.ho principal o the bfESesi ,o( accountants In tije VnUed Stales, but bolnp Englf liy Mrlh; he" came Vioms to "do'hi GUnU A'LL shipping la now conlrollert h Sir Joseph Miclay. "You called.nie.'Jn Tnontns top late, DU I will do 'my he Is reported t have' laklne office; an he ii ''dealing brilliantly wllh a com Iilex'and difficult situation. He wa n rain lo reckoned with on Ih will'. Maclay his, business cpmpetlto em beyoh the" boundfl'.'u; Glasgow he was not] Tvell'hnown, He-Is olten mistaken; for Lbrd Sir''Eric Gedcles; who arier Iran; forming! the railway transport ser- be Controller of; the. Admiralty, has h d wn Inlerasllrig lie n lumbeiTn'an In Iho' Southern Slalei of AinerlcR; operated the Baltimore and OMo'ItiilrwRyj run. In and assistant (fcnertil manager o( the'North.. Be, Mern Hall. till the oulbrwk'of war. The'Head of the Air Board la Ldrd Cowdray. The fame. PeArw) inn Son, tha great contracting firm, Is VorM-wldV-and Ixird Cowdray hns personally rilrerted Lhc rhiiny man-ellous engirt- eerlnff which it-has carried Ihrtufrh 'ill In Canada, and En this codnlry.' Th6 Intentions De partment.of ihe Ministry 'Munitions unjier the control of Sir Ernest TOLD BY JOHN .WARD GOOD story- iBrlold. concerning1 L Col. Jihn, Ward, MJ.f the hero e Tyndareus lits regiment, taking pallerh h> m. slood llnctl deck ;of e mined Iranaport- mid-aans fler song while. the: ship alow.ly ed down beneath trieni. When Col. Ward, then -'.a as llcklns -the, raw re rills for his famous navvies'-, bat In ah. method of irapaTtJnj ruction, accord ng to-the flrlll a .111 chare cct. and efficient. Once, Tor Instance, he tvH n. squad nl Riuskelry Thl ht B a tl S3. and Ihls thc.btiyq.iet-bar. "Ros nncl rou can' easily -remcmbe hnl: where you get your money, nn here openrt It Tl e l grlnn 3 hcepUhly But ImmlEratlon which It Is not polite to His plnco on Ihat commSssloii was not PolncJilre of France, ami former Premier Vlviani. The medal oraUon "of'lha'enlry of the United Slates Into tho wnr and was, con ecu-cu social iimuinvua Fund for French wounded Unie, I10r Ganong has none. His amblld verv few women'to be' presented with the Honor decoration. of French war.Kllcfs has earned for her a repataiionjjujlly rivil. [a nnft nf thd fpW TCCCnt UhOlOKItlPtlS Ol .k jinic'.'BeriiltBTnl'trhl _ convalesced in New York' i-Thls Is one ot the f.cw recent photographs of ho hasJuBt .recovered from a serious Illness and IB sun MAN WHO WAS CHRISTUS IN 50LD1ER lies rather la Ihc dirccllon of culll- vallnK his business and his and sncmlins his evenings in the quiet of his home wllh His wife and Ms books. the cullivalion at his roses hq ha; n as successlul as In Lhc culllva- on of his business, and It 1s a. moot [n hM borne town and county, LACU- Lenant-bovcrrior Canons Is a sort oC KatbeV-Ol Israel. In nls benellcea he Is liberal, and since Lhc outbreak of the .wnt he has given milch of hla Uine and: his moans' lo tho Patriotic Piind. -'Pfibple In diniculty -or In seek his ad'vice and io'd Wcause ol Ills sound juagrncnt and -Integrity nc has becoine some- Anton Lang of Far-Famed in Bavana, Has Been Called lo the Colors by the German Army Authorities. fortuitous.'' He had Klven inuch( at- jariujLuutf. i iv nn tn lv who IB) ft partner Jn the firm. Ills reco ord p( In s InclurltB three Incidents tt "of the'soutKtrn cantl. tnd ill ir.ernbori of' the .who; lolhiwed wllh hilernt their; for "'ob- atnictlng .trelflo" In. tfont. of White rtcen'tly. Thh nrdenl miffrwlrt took heritlt ttio dullet of cnjiMV.ftnil i greni fayor with by .Bhllful croes-exalnfnkllont.' Mrs. Weed never her .life, but ahe seme In tho Dftplto her i'utffKtlill were Rdjildgeil jilflljr and fined twenty-five rtoltari'apfcce. two of the Mies pajd, clcctlnj to icive tin Uternnlltr. for the poor, headed the com- pany whlcli has uullt many, eicellent which rent reasonably to families which'afe the backbone, Iho tia'nda, nnd Ihc best character of the nation. He had his eye more on the comlor: of the tenant than lanO- lords have. He Doem't Advertise T' HIS sort of endeavor never brines "out the brass band, but It gi Iho may have it was luslness, roses. Ir. Canons wa o nccept the hip when It was offered to him. But is not once since Confederation had L been selected 'rom tbat part of the Province strong ocal pressure w.is brought to bear for the admiulsLratlon ol calalc's. is 'only nhout' one Lmportanl Inlas yhdt the new LIcuLenant-Gov- crnor of New Brunswick lacks, and Ihat Is'chlldTen. i. W that the Duke.of Xaragoza eneine of Mr. Gtrard's (rtln.fjom" Madrid to Corunna la lo berem'lndedor thewlfle appeal made !ale -lo royalty. Lhe Readers will recall the ma'rilfcli'paragraphs "devdled'to slml- of King Alfonso. Kins or native jxibortlof .Belgium also Indulged In- i not at all disposed of old In Ihls regal, !WJth "American pluteerits. chslne-drivlng recoRTilzed 'pas- Gonldi the Vahder- Silts' poSaeas gorgeous private trains. whlcli ,'iHey; sDnwUmea handle them- ___.______________ eeiveV'- Mr.. Boosevelt's' da.ughler upon_hlm, and on that ground ho n.n-JEthel'ls'said'to posficsa apted re- cord'fur an amateur driver. She Stove urnlng every evening to bis Vif vho was JIalhlldc Hutz, once the Ma donna ol tho Summer., spectacle. "Those, ivho'havc TJs'Ucij. pbcr-Am racrgau lately say It js lik'e.a hauntc town, slrug'sllnff' io'-'surv-Ivc on Us memories of-llie They say there w'lll never be a, Passion Play asaln, lhal Ihc 3pirlt_of It Is ic.ixlbg'as well jhc cnsL Of made It ramous-, Ixifjg.iiras.rjlrtiost the only one Arid he.'Karnsscdj de- prcsscdj and lonely, nursing of a p'ilgrlftiage to Ihe Holy lind had rttujTicd. he1 to the .V'.j nlly accepted. Possibly another thing lhal had somo Jnfluencft upon him is thd fact that there belnff no official residence for Inc Llcutcnanl-Goycr- nor at Frcdorlcton, the ocpuiiant of tho'office only needs 16 reside there during the session of the Legislature. ,Thc rest p( tho lime .he can reside, whcro he likes. Lieulen- anl-Govcrnor Ganons will hot there- fore be separated from his beloved engine" (or thlrly la less than art hour. lirillsh fluke, teU Ihjke, of similar hobby. He -ono.pf 'the suite of King Edward opV'aj Trlnce of Wales, he mode 'a- "and It'-waa hla one uaeriicftl to drive the royal clad trouserft and a red WAR'S GRIM HAND HAS FALLEN VERY HEAVILY ,ON ALLAN 'nly One of His Faintly of-Foirr GruIAm Lefl to Him, uxj She _ man who knows that he Is no c Lor, wid la corilent, on ch- citing occasions, with bearing a hand at votes of thanks. Mr. Defir has Just been appolnteil cm special iomrnltlce, nallonBl cope, to denl wllb the fish I' A AMSUAL. "CMAUNCET M..DEPEW iy. -'Well, here is a Depew story. of a few remarks.at a (ftsijoriabfe dinaer he told lAlri maiufoclurer, .left practically alo'nc.'iri Mi'factory through a.lock- 'as polnllnjj'to thi ifHct'cloik over bis desk and .iav- int lil.V friend; -.ii only two bandi.Jn 'm> office'tKa't never strike." the clock (hcfdinaer one of Senator friends cAmo' up flnd.cqngralu was ht'said .story Abeul the clock ,li" a i "I Ihlnk ft 1 prttly hd.Bald, ruodfslly. frfenO ctmc up who WAS not' e 1 color" and stek Ho-landcd Ih Cftnada .nn man, but went lo Chicago, anil n he. said, "I Ihbk lha Iractcd tt-e Mf. Rockcf? soryiboil clock 1 tirtr It 1 Ihlnk ira colleague Mr Of the' eleven id jail.. ..Upon lo. ar.d Mr. F. S. Ihoy' Ncvall uyf MU( iilcs later ano'the a Mr. Dc- Thc olher Ja'Ugbcd. "ToU ought to udy tnd 'you'd afn Lhat a! daisy, fL'hardy anriiinl." ;the .Senator CARREL'S ROMANCE CARREL; rr. work I: France.lo TUnilcd Slate Corps', Is one of the i anious America- lias, eve produced. tV'; A Krenchnlan Can till) In hIB thl'riies, BiiiioiiBh he own p'raclke'whrch In'tola'to th most lucrative-.In. the.Vorld.. Kor tune eamo. lOjihjm In dlfRUiEC. JI wasi tor ofiy'ar's Icadln French lown but (tic unmcrlUtl ucr.sccul'ron he su f'rcd from pompous inayor cause him lo leave; the. '.'land 6f (he Tr Is Nuning' m'F'rance. u T'ONT very few of the notable families cf Canada, has the war ut A band as on Ihat.of r Monlagu Allan of Monlreal. [IB Lusllanla went down off the oast ot Ireland he lost Ivro of his hreo and his wlfefwas ijurcd. On Monday week 'official, ord was, received In Canada thai Is only son. Flight Ueulr Hugh ilarij had been killed while fighting tun's'in' Prance. Thus a our has been reduced lo ole survivor being Martha wenl lo Ivnglana In the nil of 1914, nnd has since been.tri- gased In nursing there and In France, Allan Is. head of the Canadlon Cross In I-onOon, and Sir Is" connected wilh Ihc Can. lill.in .Pensions iioard In The whole family being overseas, no one bill servfinls bavejoccuiilcil pnlatfftl one of Ih qhow places of Montreal, for ihe past two yiare. SiUialAl on Pine avenue, on Ihn elopa of (lie mountain oyer- looklne the city, IV Is.oh? of Canada'i most gorgesus homes. Even now" lls conservatories nro open every Snlut- F day for the delight of flower l.oveni.s Sir Montagu Is Iht Eon of SJr Allan. Line, wblch lime aso by (he' O.P. which still relnlns lis name.-" being presldenl -o( the BunK.-SIr Monlagi t> a ti a Canflda'i big corponUsni. ic hormnatt, IUT- Allan, of .the founders p'f.'the Injg "ori" fiiore lhan one nuM the, Tol-onto Qunrfi PliU. i. tttwi ijTtr, anJ >M giren ;