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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta "LrSTEWARTiT MMIOTS ATLAS Unaided He' Games All the Responsibilities of the Ambi- lious Cily al Ottawa. IS HUNGRY FOR WORK And Has Many Other Strings to His at Odds With Sir Adam. flv JOHN A. SAXOS. ry-vO think or Hamilton as a busl- I [inE energetic cllf ol ov" 1C0.009 inhabitants Imposes no strain on any man's mentality out to conjure up Ihe' Immunity the burden borne by the RenlUr railed on to assume the political re COL DESJARD1NS MAKESJMSITUP His Boot on Canada's Share in Ihe Great War Is (he Tall of Quebec. A NOBLE VINDICATION Of Part Have j Big FigurtMn Quebec Since 1 Confederation Days.. Uy ARTHUR HAVTKKS. BIG man wtih a square held: A crowned with white hair and adorned by a short while beard, you rmsnt sei Colonel I-ouls Gcorses Dejjardlns In the chamber nllcvl on lo assume me oj ulfi svinslbllltles o! th.-.' KitSilim aml he wouU bi, ,lken f.'r of ike Hamlllon cakes one vbo .ind hYiach. i" In the main tent. Hamilton his two Ivno ,OVM more, and electoral ridings, both of which ore ne can sas nt present politically In the hands of Thomas .Joseph Elewsrt, M.P One lh! west, his own; Ihe olher. the'east, because ot the demise of. the' Hon. Samuel Birker and the; Government's continued unwilling- jjnj, is "I ne'S to hold a bye-election. So It ,he Urta, war." comes about that Jir. Stewart ivar. veil as "Canadlen.' JUS1 now Col. discussed I" Cjutl-cc en ihls new aJa. et la llr.ir.de PakenhunHead Of Crubar Fleet Si- Seen Alt Over the World. _ IVl ries lhc lulllfarious dulles of n constituency, i rts'pa'lronase and Ihe consequent which follow !n Its train. How dots he do li? Those know.T. J, as he Is tersely kno'w full well he hasn'l turned a nilr In' Idltllllns duties tlius thrust on him The fact Is that Hamilton-I .voraclousll-P. .W be daily takes in other Canada, Tha volumo b if our part In jMsLliles Canad Mre- Herbert Summer Owen prominent American woman suf rage worker, ar.d now chairman o he wireless division of Ihe Natiorji League for Woraen'i, Serrice. Is th Kow tie Itate ford County, but this ccl 1 stead fas: In Canadian nations fer since, CoL Hotken was u ranli. It was the hlblt .-ou-.s collegian. In Quebec, cily 'oiltnd the debate! of the Parllamenl :c( our-der of the first commercial clas n wireless telcjmphy for women Mrs. Owen has offered to prcvlde lh U.S. Navy" with iW llcecsed women operator within six months, to tak he place ot the men needed for te duty. Eho now has seventy-fiv women enrolled In lie class being conducted by tho league a Hunter College, New Vork. and H expected lhat will soon be organized In several cities through- out Lhe country. ADE a KC.n. for Ihe lUlsh'J, part took la the bl Jutland, whea he Ihe Second S-juedron. Sir Wll- Pakenham has been appointed, lo succeed Sir David In the mmami ol thr Riltle Cruiser Fleet Horn In IS61. Sir William of good old Xorlh Country slock.' One randfalher was Sir Tallon hc fine old Yorkshire sporlmima name IP still lirltl In loving re membrance all over lhc counl ry. and eyond; the other was the Earl o jongford early In his career Paken him showed Ihe son of fluff he was Je of. Tho ship whlrih he was serving as r, midshipman wni ns oul ot a liarlwr lit Cyprus when a s.-amnn fell overboaiJ. Without noraent's hesitallon Ibe sevcnleen v United Provinces wheai H sal Incomparable city. In 1S61. fifteen years ol age, t the Bbyal Military Kchool In Que- jec. .Tho Parliament was In session. i- The deadlock In govemmenl, which seemed lo Justify Lord Durham's mlnous phrase about two nations warring In the bosom of n single the Onlai Slate, baa for long been bitler. and Enlcn'.e. ipparenlly hopeljss. _ Criiii After CriiU ABEN'ETS came and Cablnels went. In a fashion make life not worth living to the present generation of partiian llmp- ts, Parliamentary existence WES veloplng Into just one miEemble Isls afler another. Tache's Gov- mment was defeated evening, leh Desjardins with his conlpan- D5 was iratching from Ihe gallery, esignallon, of course, was the In- consequence. But the pros- pect held, ho 3oy for the deba'ters Seorge TJrown, on Ihe tronl Opposi- tion bench (we talk of benches onl> reverence, for 'a' hard-pasl) was a'n -luicoinproniismg-fighter, wh rcadsd the French when he was no' allon. He used to be edllor ot Lo Canadlcn. Forly years nso he sent out a pamphlet lo refute Ihe famous Laurler lecture on Liberalism. He comballed also the Ualton McCarthy attitude on the. French-Canadian question. He smiles benignly when ho hears lhat one ot the ardent aco- lyles of Dalton McCarthy has become the Ontario chairman of The Bonne year-old "snolly- Jumped Into the sea and succeeded in nvlns'hlni. Ten years laler he made a pluck> effort lo repeat Ihe fcnl nl Kiel. warranl-otticer mlsssd hls.hold of lh forevard wWlb !lt drill and fell Int the water, rakenham went In alte him. hut this time he was unsucccss ful, lhc man slaking like a King Georeo has. a strong persona regard .tor Admiral Pakenham. da ilng back from the lime when Ihe served togclher in the old Canada o lhc Norlh American "station: Ou King was himself a "snotty" In tho days, and the Iwo wjre great-Chun The new commander of lhc Bnl Crulssr Fleet has served all over lhc Mario G. Mmoeal o( Cuba MiO led h's country to the side Godmother oi Rush's Gtntral Bnailofi Cleftf Hot Firm Hold on Attc h'om of Army. :HK Ullle lodmolher of the Russian Midlers" Is Ihe term lhal I. affectionately to Madame Bruslloff. the wife of (he heroic tweral brllllan .ucceulon'of over Ihe Aus and timnmum rained him H i. a wbkn w'i her or ever since tSi start of Ihe he hat unrtasln.l with voitec for the'ioori 01" Ilur Ian soldier, and there.Is not a Mldli n fh. RuMlan army-who would lies tale lo'wrtle to aboil trouble. the United Slat" and fie ill! by dec'.nrlns war on Germany. 1 'a war proclamation to the Cuba that was unanlmouily rA eJ. He has organized n Council etcnco lhal will co-operale wllh United Slates >nd oilier warring po rs. and Is preparing for activn w are.' President Menoc.I received pract Wlll-ra titan oi ihs TrmnaporlAllor; 3( not only from Ihe soldier s Councl ,ut from ond Inelr chll- SXS dren, loo. parkin the war. an ir lae uiuxu Itakei an active parkin the war. and And not one of these letlcrs Is al- L may a C6Ulnet pos llou. loCrd to remain unanswered, thougli w. Wlllard.l. president of the Haiti-. there Is more than Ihe t.iera unswcr- Ing of the letter. Ih.t Is usually In- volved. For very often deal will, a story of home hardship consequent upon the calling awBjjf President .-uenouai icvmcu tnC) breadwinner bt the fain s. allv all of his education In the Lnl- nmslldlf tho writers tlnd e4 Slates, and Is a. graduate of Cor- In M-uame bul one no'rc nnd Ohio Railroad. rcll University. era In the revolution against Spain. ms s a. graduate of Cor- In ll.uam. i but one He fought as a fen- only n true sv mpain cr ll.tm not only n rue sv ,JO wllo ,s always realy lo lend ll.tm Tvorld-on Australian station y under Tryon, In the IMciHc. In Ihc Mediterranean and on Sla- lion.' Col. Desjardins'ls.thal rara avis, a soldier who' Is student of constitutional 1SS1 to IW Beheld 'he'Conservalivestal 8r of Mon'lmorencv in_lhe Quetec Lesis- i hmsi jjd killed and wound- lalurc. it lor-Alie. reprc- mcn. rakcnliam ran for sentatlon of in .the House As Naval Attache to Japan he was In Admiral .Togo's flagship or when shell J- Sleuurf, iff. ton In Uie earlr SO'.. It wasn i Ion litore he began nlbbllne at civic at (aita and -was returned as nlderman for one ol the north side Keen Aid. Stewart had a e on ngs, Ihe. Mayoral chair, and honor for his aeal an, good works, he-was elBcled lo th chief maglstricy'. in.lSOI, conllnun In office the following year, as is th custom In Hamilton when a. below, his white uniform bclns; plcn w'llh naval commnnaeis of high rank, a merry smile lurking almost con- tinually In his clear grey eyes. ON THE ROYAL MENU ,1 CHEAT Empire administrate! and an audacious explorer. Sir larry'Johnslone has many a time oiincl himself In a tight comer, be I cither In Hie wilds of South America nr In the vast Jungles Centra Africa. Once he had the' grim cfhslnE captured by a cannibal klnt who informed bis guest lha he wns io form lho piece de resist a helping Clever, graceful and accomplished wife of the famous on. dl- ingulshed in and n mlllln n inKUliueu radlllon. but In the realms of elleclual achlevcmenl s a niece of Madame BlavalsM or the founder ol not some eoldlcr "godchild" under her special care. Hut II Is lo Mndurre Bruslloff only lhal Ihc name of "godmother of aU lho soldi !rs" Is applied. Depends on Sir David Beatiy He Probably Bears (he Heaviest Theosopnlst movcmenl. which has all tho allractc.l followers world- rven-wliere the anniversary of her l... hc wns lo lorm inu IHVI.K uv arc Kepi ancc of the royal menu lhal York, anil Madras "E- I. was Mnanme tlru! was Sir .__ "Dul ilo ihe Great Wlillc Ruler will E5r.J his soidlers and yon nnd your wives and me It you Harry's crvlm reply. olher'voices beean calling lo him The voices came out of the west Ugh Into ear of Mayor Slew the call of the. old guard was 'hat he up and m.Ve Adam Zlmmer ;iuvn, who had .al.ai Liberal repre sentaUve in the west. T. J. respond ed quickly, Ihu tight was on, T. J q elected being re eleciea elected la 1'Jll, he holds the fort unt ?hl, day H is though enough for sny city it-P. lo a.ten solely to the wanls ol his own con slltuency, but when Sist Hamllto resoWed llselt into a stale ot EU rinded, animation II was as natur aV brealhlng for Elewart to take over and cany on the rldlns's dull Baiting Sir Adam for Ihe Dominion T- tn general and Hamilton In particular, the MJVs oratorical pow denouncing their was a salesman- as ..well, as a Ecoichman a long time-he had not been on speaking terms with John ,A. Mac- donalfl. another Scotchman, wllose controverslallty was suffused by a could not emulate.. "'llrown' saw that "lho game of facllon was-not ble enough foV. thei fiilure of half 'a. conllhcnl, and thal'a lareer unlly than was then possible .as between Upper and Lower -ifas needed. Somebody mus ake an advance, but who should 3 It? ,Tjesjaralri5 5oiv_ Tirown eckon lo Blair, who was really a roES-bencher- Conversallon between i followed by Blair crossing he floor lo speak to JIacdonald. d'urei and'-lii'has embodied his ore m a'ibcoic y-hlrti.-.'deals with the subject broadly, and In others which sbt forth the decUlons of the Speakers ot llou.o cf.. Commons up "to 1000. and decfclons of Ihe Speaker's of the' Quebec -Legislative Assembly up to the time he had a hand In susgesttng some ot them blmsell. as Mnaame tlruslloft who Ini- tialed at the lime of Ihe Husso-Jap- war Ihe cclcbrnlcO "rjodmother movement, by which Husshn women the well-to-do classes have been Responsibility ol Any- one in ihc War. rF the nucsllon ..were asked. '.Upon whose shoulders rcsls lho greatest weight of respon- siblllty nt this various an- swers might.- no doubt, Ije writes Gerard Fiennrs In the 'Ictorlal. "Hnt n man; ot the ;Illuc '-Watw chool must unhesitatingly divide Ihp honor between Sir John JclliccMv at ho Admiralty and Sir David Beat- your people will all he killed." as "goOmolliers" lo This made the klnc waver, 0fLer their after a'-'coasultaUon with hls coJr, n n so, lhtm Kd, he decided 10 forego Ihe meal. But cx.ra rood I..____ fnr patllive. Pllqtl ".IIJ1 Drllaln. And the Gr.ind Fleet of of the two. 11 niay fairly be said that Sir David's respon- sibility is. the more direct and person- 'lie bears II alone, remote from ill-, wilh ccnlrc ol inland nctlvlly. Sea lhc HshL he decided to forego Ihe meal. Uut presents extra rood. nctlvlly. The First Sea ,n apaearance Admiral -Pakenbam It was not enough for the and warm eiolltlns, 1'rtPlnB fifactlc-nS.are. Is a) i, sllri :ind Ihe sailor's prl- I'You jnust send me downL M _ -.hpuld a life "l g- of cuH.ival.np. a wcll-lrlmmed In your best barge. .he of Ibe Brnplrc Hoes riot hang hr'pri 'which'Wellier with >n un- -till mr white brothers meet me .ne'bfesenr war the scope, medialely on his personal and lnsU.ii- mousUche; make, blm And so great nn Impression had hj, hten w wide, tarieou, decision. usualil n j haughty manner created lhat this of Iht: inovcm 5nirUllai loneliness Ihc Com-. look perhons a Irillo older that rcaJly.is. Ills face, however, .has non. was no .sooner said iof the sternness we usually associate [done: than It was l111- r. of the movement Ivan hten very wide- ly eitcndeJ, and there Is scarcely n llady in the whole of Russia who 1ms Clafaone JrifQin Could States Mission :Fofls-Tnree Yearsi, Bnto ''_ c 5ucccisor-io i cuii m Se Penczuelan BoMary Dispute, Which ThryileneJ lo Into War WM tancouy decision. ;'nut spiritual loneliness manilcr-ln-Chict must incvllably suf- fer- He'cannot anaro his burden.', ilc'cannot discuss his .plans- dr his orders on. eg.ua! Icnns wllh- anyone. HcHs on .1 tlirone unapproachable Ihy nny olhcr, even of rank nearly equal lo his. In Sir David's caso lie IH sel over those were his T .1 particular, vuu a cri have lagsed far behind his other accomplishments; consequently, his public utterances been few and far bclwecn." True, he .counls him- self one ot the Premier's confiden- tial advisors In matters ot Stale, but, Iliea. such admonitory advlco calli I __ vhAfnrifi -Tin Their exchanges sent Blair back lo B.-own, with obvious acquiescence In what he had carried to John A- The adjournment was moved to give the Govemmenl time to decide what 11 should do. Messenger Illalr had told John A- lhat Brown was willing lo consider compromise and a new way oul ol Ihe was Ihe un Mklhg'of Ihe door to Confederation as the event proven. Col. Deajardln Ikes lo tell how he lha By POL1TICUS. N sending Mr. Balfour al thj htnd of a clal mission to Ihe United States, tho olil Country Is sending of her b'esL For: ars-iiisny ubic and anmlfalile men In ot'orcal Britain to-day-there- an four (ot whom he Is one) who have held tl.o ot HcaoC Prime Minisier-I have no hcsiL-ition gling out Mr..Iialtour InlellecHtally. .1.., st dlHllngulBhed, of them all. "There is no He lifto Arthur 1 httvo he.yl one o s- doughtlesl adversaries. In Ihe old dm of rty war'farc, s-iy ot him more than once. there There Is none in whom personal fnscln- lon and political "eminence blend In so pcciihnr degree. There Is none wllh the same flashing, mlnous, versatile mlr.d. For rny 1 rcgcrd-and have long regard-e Mr. Baltour ns being. In many ways, tho lineal successor lo Mr. paradoxical as lho 'aleful scene In a chamber long sine ceased to be. and lo say that from he derived nn Inspiration wiilch ha never left him, lo work for nallona concilia-Ion, which 13 the good ang ol national unity. for' neither platform rhctorlu norj are on the eve of a EC roundf d.-periods, eo_the. tlmo thus which will dele "miloycd la more profilahlo cnler- L.J Into an clecllon In which par prises. So T. J. (hlnks. And .with be a, onE anolher's Ihroa qnllo a bit of spare Canadians oughl to do al ho local Hydro Commissioner. wllh .a or whelher some way con lldylltlle salary allachment. Even aU; honoring Parliamcnla I. the Dominion as h nv-at reservoir building, elcclric as orably 33 Canadian soldiers.are Igaln'al eteam pumps, and what it ln lho trenches. newest loy, bailing Adam Beck on J. has I unity ore menaced; j men tn Quebec were ca r. ai first'blush, appear, .nsiMiE m enjTK Mlilj at mat to Ih6-fact that In Ihe House ot Commons ho two were, for many leaders of lh, wo erc-il opposing parlies, and, a! such, In con- tint dialectical conflkt._ Mr. Baltour Is a sludenl nnd a university man o hi, fingers' tips. was Mr. Gladstone. ul vnercu the latter, as a typical Ovonlan, fotinfl his main Interest In thr classics, Ihe former, as nllmalely concerned vvllh shaping.Ihe dCsUnl-M a no lcs'3 HTlcal Canlab. has lllways In lhc realm ot speculative Ih.ouftht. Mr foiirt Is nrl enuil lo Mr. Gladstones to might or masslvcnCJs, r.cr has hi ever, In au) way, approached, the great Liberal orator-, dy ilamlc power over largo masses of people. who re- hten thost of ITesldent'oI the. iKKal Gc-venunen Hoard, Secrolury; for ScSlland, Irish SccretiO Hrst larrl ot -Ine Trcaiury and leader of lh Mouse of Commons, Privy Beal, I'rlm Minister, Hr'sl Lord of lho AilmlrkUy, and hie pioenl 'post of Foretell Secretary. II Is InTrly-nlno years almosl lo a day, nalfour hRs especial reason for Tcmcmbcr- .g Ihe' Cleveland message. For Ihc'Venezuelan flair was lho first awkward quesllon with which of Lord ns Premier, Mr. Balfolir lis leader in he Commons and Mr. Chambcrliln as Colonl.nl from their, huge triumph at Hie polls in July of that year- had io deal. They hail Inherited thin .question In Its nc- ccnluate'd form from Ihelr Mbcr.il jircilicossors, tor it In April. ISM (IvyD'pionlhi; liCfore the- Oovernnicnl Ihnt.llia ng dispute between Vcnezuclri nnd British Guiana wns brought to n crisis by. the .arrest by lhc Venezuelan Iv.-o or Ihe. British Guiana police on Hit! ground th.il Ihfsa Inspector, had been encroaching on'Venezuelan 1'rcaiilcnt Clevclaml took up lho causo of Vcncxncln. nnd In IJcceinlier. a mcss- lo Congress, practically ftathiK lhal any at- icmpl on the part o! Grcal Brllnln lo enforce her claims on YonVzucln, as rppords the bolmdary Ijctwccn that country and Ouiana, without resort lo sihilrallon. would rcgar.icn ,1s n of viar hy the linllcd Stiles. Afler n lol ot brlllcoso (Blk the common-sense f the two countries And the mailer wns amicably .Throughout, .thn Oovcrn- ncnt In which Mr. 11alfnur..ivns so leading a Ik- ir6 exhibited inoilcrntJon ami selt- rrslralnt In Its nltltiidc. allhollch Mr. Olney, lho then American Secretary of Stall, In-In rtsponuoncn wllh II, gave on Inlcrprc- l-Tllon to the Mcinrbe ilnctrlno which went con- siderably pfevloils slalcment.'; on Ibo sub- Mr Balfou'r has. Indeed, nit cause lo love, the T--_ i_ inAI rircl nt he 'has Ihe happiness to command .1 ban'] for one and all arc.' moved but one brlng- lliclr country safely through tlie raost tremendous perir In her lilwtcry. "But lhc barrier of command and responsibility 'Interposes itself .bftr twcen him and Ihose who-were his contemporaries and co-equals. It is there, and '.not lho nalnre or most loynl and affcctlonolc n splrll can altogether get past II. In lhat sense, f.ir more IriMi in lho hedge which discipline sets round him, ihc Commandcr-ln-Clilet of lhc Gr.ind Heel musl siif.fer lho loneli- ness which surrounds 'n lr Haltour has. Inee, nn cause o word "Venezuela." For In 1503, lhc first year ot hi, I'rcmtasMT', he v.-a.i bv tlip Inlllctcfl by Ccsiro vIM mone very when a into together lo consider Ihclr npp htlcr" an opponent, and no one will y, In the elevallon of jay his allack or relort h over-bur' ,.nj Ot the war, Col. Dta- cf S5 the cal, to pre-ld. delight in rnctaphorlcally tossinf lnem "wllh great pleasure, for ise who re- on a pol'ltleai lhal foreign coyralry Ihc'debaie. on Ihe Second Home nulo! was Germany. For (n Ihe .prlns of IS7S. when H, I very akin lo him In the hi. uncle, lho late Hall.buiy h-amc tor ou.l ty of debatlnf faclllly. The disllncllvaldgn Sccrplary, Jr. Dalfour, Ihen M.l'. for llcrl- ot Mr H was of, Mr. Glad- lord, becamo r-rlvalc swrelary. In lhal a debater I. an Ineth.u.UW. rerllllly capacity, he accompanied neaconsrleld and resource, approaching nt H.-nesU'aliHbury to the f.mrtl. "Bc-rlll, Jo BomeThlns not fur removed Iron, casuistry. there Ealned his first experience of Internal on.nl Tike lh" dO 5f- Mr. Baifour Is not only a Lmlcs In. connection wllh th. of lho _-...i manntr.l "scltlc-men aengnl in meiiijiuuiimiij t... Ijondon In the nlr Bnd watch-1 Ing the rebound, evldcoclng to others remlndcd ol lho episode In .fining suspiciously ,a-ore "tonTgoodwlll which he saw facltous opposition to the nco. and he anllclpalcd Ihe EChenic- icnemc- i ,w confederation Even yet, Ihe lale of the ac- l livltles Ij-not told. In brief, Mr.lmay bring. Stowarl nlso.Iiads lime lo hflp a church-managing lioard.. aa'l Ift 'watch'.the husKtss InlcTe.'ls fit moving pictured house, which R! him JI.K ot nncient chronlcltr has II, T. J., I thick M-lhc which tho war Fenian Rwd r' life Cojoriti ilcrlves his .title from dflyB. He .Jrvcil In llie Fonlnn rolils. He t.tmf! officer of the 17th he wnl-thirty-five, great man, hul a srcnl manner. Ihc embodiment 61 conclllalorlncM nnd collrlcsy: Uko Mr. Olaa- sionc Mr. Balfoufhaa cared lillle for 'mere malcrlal things-place, and pay, end rank, social Blinding And like while of his country, he has yet hi. lift In lho conslanl contemplation of the linflicn. Tllr. Haltotir, who la alily-clghf.ycaM has Un n for fotty-lhref of ___] thcin he led the [Kill i ins in twjuif nusso-Tiirklsh-oonnict-a "scltlcment" ot whlc.i nol much will remain 'whin' re-Mttlement after this war hns l.nken place, _ On hitf prc.ent mlselon Mr., Ilol'oiir Is MCIe- lo n Demodalle. presl.tcnt at lie Is meeting, IK jure, wllh lhci warm- l.ml wlitse ftnisluo messlte lo Congress on tho Ve'nci'llarf arotised .ucl, in ......____ i caiiiy.il. who liad IriveslfH money .In Venezuela, lo Insllluto n blockade ol y-nciuWan porls. Canlro endeavored to embroil Great nrllMn iml llm L'nllcd Slates by nn appeal (as usual) lo "to ionron doctrine. nut Mr. JWKc.ur's.Govern- mrn Imnilled llie slluallori: u aud. though cs.- u In'lho United Stalen, the aUempl.lo. embroil ...j Iwo counlries In-a happily failed. U would nol bo ilolue Mr. nnjllilng like Justice, ndt lo rcc.-ilrlhflt rmV Knllsfaclory po- clllon with rfrnnl lo some of .our present allies nwes nol fi lillle lo him. H wai In April. 15CU, tn yfar of his rrcmlcnihlp lime Ihe suc- efsfi.1 Annlo-r'rrnch nfrefmcnI, which eiokn vIpAroiK llirreMioii of goodwill htlwlxt Br lain nnd rT.ncc> and the foundations of ho still closer Alllnncc. of tn-day, was concluded Anil'the Elenature of Ih? offensive anil ilcfen.lvt nlllanee.wlth Japan In of Venezuelan l.ounJnry iiUMMon lhc of cotnmona and for of Ihw He h' JfTT, Amf-rHaj .i of hi inee with Japan, in AUEIi.i. he acIilovcmtnlJi ot the 19.it few men In Imvo Imn a of th. peculiar dlfrcnlle which Ihls war hns pre.ented n he (.efton, r "lnco roirn ACTING A PROVERB Right Hon. W. F. D. M.isscy, of New Zealand, Is a. bTg; bulky man. with a ropulallon for pugnacity alike In speech nnd deed, qualities which lend ..point to llie following slory: i His hobby as a Elntesman IB edu- cation, and one day, when Inspecting, n school, he announcer! lo the 'schol- s'lh.it h. was about to letl their telllBcncc and powers of. obsirvn1- on In a novel way- "I am going." hc aalil, "to perforii, rlaln Actions, and you must hit proicrb they represenl., The boy or girl-who eucceeds flrftiwlll '-ewlv. a shilling-" That did II. 'inslnnlly every, fixed on'.hlm. of iJI.Mr. lAssey on Ihe floor. Then _ n. man came- forward and tried In" ntn lo llfl him. Two olhcrs.cam. o'tils' nlJ.'uhd' belwcen !thcm they alsed him wllhout nny sreal diffi- culty. The actions were meant to repre- sent Ihe mollo, "Union Is strength." When Ihey hart finished Ihe Premier slepncd nskcd If child Solved the plirale. -f Xt onco a grubby hand .hot up nn. eager voice Equeflked, doe' heBt In Ihat.grUt Pr'mer who hM 3r.h1p Iml whose .ll.tlnellon ami renown nt once. Ihl common proprrfy "nil lhc commo.i nrMc Ot all hU 'girl fulls' In VOIIIIB !lla wsics lie .would some klnil f ;