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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PRFMR SiFFON GOES TOVTHE POLLS SMUTS BE IRISH CHAIRMAN? Next Week Alberta Will Re- him or DeW "Father of Women's Franchise." A 6lG MAN Is Popularly Known as "The Orator of First Water When Aroused. of Former Boer General Who !s Now Most Loyal' of Britorts. FOILED THrTcERMANS 'Who Hpped foi Doer Rebellion. md Put German Attica Under British Flag. V. .V. CI.KAl-.Y. A 'lo be EKOIU: the the 1m- ol Alierta win have Jr-wr.- ,hj BEKO: 01 mind, no one has come to the, whether thev an I in the Ust half p.Wul.or.he On Tlmrs- nt ,..iy rest AlLer-.a s j> ;.r of voe? TO ihe couir.ry eWiirnur ol U'-e proposed IrliV. Con- his rerorj. Premier Pifton eil'.eJ by ''.ind fcos al -Siihiris ol is a bis althnij-.-h a lllile in.m Irtsiaiiirf.; IT, his appearance .Here !s nolhlns tedie.ito that he is a man of i llic orJiniry business i'rj profeiflon'al man. Ixiakinp a: 11 fromjr ihe from. Premier Slfion's Mid is noVunlike an Ws. bui no esB w.is' c-vcr more full of meat than ihe Sifton head Is'full of Uratr.s ar.-I A quiet.- llllie" man he Is, loa. bui his In lh.il this man "has 'a V-S fu" iu-: da" career; they Kill sussest whither is of IntperMl calibre: inn. in Johannesburc in 1STO. IMuc.-.teJ I.: South e a miruished scholastic taine.1 ike hish.-st honors Grn. Jan CftrUMan SntiilJ. ill X day ind In nij-'coiiiitry, 1 addeJ Gen. SrmHs. "1 have xti freedom go under, but 1 have, seen H again. I have that small people of mine, a btalen people, rise again and righting for tbe same free- dom again, Uul uow no longer for the record _otj ihriY'efforts you will find wr.tien all over Africa south of enuator.- This Is tha sort of msttie ha! been arousel and false statements regarding his administration made Itat he is seen al'his best- the Slorm Brekki W HEN" Ihe es-g-shaped head red- dens nnd ihe oval face assumes it; ruddy hue. Uien and th-n only 'Ices the Opposition know that It has struck home- But quietly Tiro sits. The Inevitable clsar shortens more rapidly, but no o-.her -symp'-om of unras; Is manifest. No! a note Is laken. No memoranda ars marie. There Is no recourse to docii- menl's records, bui wTien he can .do jo'-vvithout Infrl-ialn.t" on v-irliannn- lary ellqiielte, the llf.le man risu. In a'voice of thunder he slates liis case .Vforda.jliool -rom.bi3_moulh bul_ Ici from'a machine gun. and on the Opposition Ihe blast of his oratory has much the same effect as has :he spilling of the Masim on the foe. To see and hear "The Sphinx-..- Then afpusej Is'one .of for visitors Is a big day In Edmonton when tbe rumor spreads that "the Premier U going In In addition to being n brilliant spteker. ,3Ir.- Sitton holils the .reput t'ation of belns one ol the mosl pro- gressive Uberals in Canada, and one of lii-T rirosl successful 'st'alcsmen, jost.a-i-he was ilj test" 'judge's in Ihe days before 1915 when, fo'.lo-7lng Ihe notorious Alberla 'and Great -Waterways Jie "upon to abandon: Ibe of- -fice the Court lo lake up ihe reins of Govern "witK IKe strcnglb flaion. Ihe acute perceptions am the -Krsonal, .integrity..necessary -I "stralghtVn out mailers and eslabll_s honest needed at that lime, and Mr. Justic Kiflon was recognized as-Hie lofica Tears he has r.ii -ministered, the .affilrs of the Tro vliire "rjilding. Ibe offices of pres dent 'of th" Jlseoulive Council.-Pro -Vinclal Treasurer. Minister of Pun Minister of ILulKaya v and Telephones, and In tent lime Al- >berta has come to. Uie. Jronl .rJ ,a Under Ih-rS'flon -parnlatlon -of .the Province and r Its coal, output; hnvo lioth doubled fidencoTn' "Vf" snme BOrt of uerlal Senate or Cmncil ot the nplr-- Is qolns to be set up alter ...is war Snii.ts n.ut he ona of the men who u-ill ha. norlant part In miiilinl Us mcnt U seer coulJ rise i.p lo-dril er5. nnd tell Britain that OM .lav within! AXD SOOXEKS. I he accounted vho --ill have an Im- 1 landladies rumors arc less Interesting than room- years mo In .lluEStan town In Middle Aila. ol mean n.-. repVesealei ilu. ernnienl of Ruiita. of In men who will lie public from '-llsajta'1 ho.IJ effecllve the allle In the war Cfrniany- ensky Ii a Boclaltat who fousht for rUJhls of t. wine -vorkmen have confidence appearins In their Inter, him lie has served !ri tho 1'rovl- ,hey wtrt arrested nnd Government since Its twin- by 3Bcnts of the Cur's Covern- nlnc and lus won confidence of ment 1Ie Included Iho Jews _ .-AArcl m.nns; ne'.euccesnedHh. obtain- ing a university eiucatlon a.nj eoniinB a lawyer. From the begin- of his practice he vras al, tner- fou-hl for rUthts of the jefmatr of workmen and peas- and fousht for the B'O.VT ALWAYS J Bri'iish''rcmplrlmwho0would not Ihlnk because men were cillren of Ihe Brilish "Wrejwo. u Bnd to obey aie a ruccle for whlcli she haO fousht In B.F. Trotter nlng an MS the moderate republicans. For years cn, he his ch.mploned the cause of the whlch the antl-Semlllc powers dc lUi'slmi JewE. so that they bellevo In nieil them. The ot hla lesal ca- hlm ind. ilnce becoming Mlnlstcrl fef'r came ln Isl2i when lie represent- of his words a.id nets In nn InvestlBatlou repuillatlon of separato peace the shootlnc uy the pollco a repuiiiaiiu" iiwuv.....a a iiromlse of vigorous prosecution ofjor In the Bold field along tho River Lena. His work In this case made him famous through- put Russia as a friend ot the rcvolu- tionavy forces and an enemy of tin I autocratic Government. lawyer entered public life -Service, i; (raininc liecaiuc sldent Hotha- of the "South Afrlc Union '.he right band of the Preside n itie- direction of domestic af.alrs Foiled German Inlngue T (hf beginning of present i 1 war immediately took a lean- Ing in making certain that tho African nation should not fall "trap which the Germans thnushl'haa been set for U and re- volt ariinjt its allegiance lo Jte -Jiribsh F-nrpire." k' Ee-.-anie Hinlster of -National Dc- [ence'and as sucji directed Ihe cam- AST summer, when IraininB at Kcble Col- lege. Olford. Bernard Freeman Trotu-r, ----a youn- Canadian lieutenant of Ihe lltli Leicester" Resimenl, wrote a poem entllled 'Th, which 'closed with the following lines. "And EO I sing the poplars; and when I come lo die I will not look for jasper walls, but cast aboul my eye For a row of windblown poplars agalnsl an English sky." His wish was not granted, May 71h 1.17 ho was Mlled.ln action In Two veirs before the war, inspired H may be by Iho Uample of boll, .Slielly and had ,at hfs death might 'nines "in the' following poem, dns'ilvhlch the actual fact swlfl i in which Hie German .colonies wcie seized by the South African forces. lo as one. o. South representatives for the pur- KKe o! Imperial consideration ot im- crial problems .presented by Ihe The foreKOins Is a. very brief enl- onie record of lie man., who now barely years old, bitteru in acainst which me nciuu. stands In striking nnd pathelic contrast: _ t u T O oj his career ahead of slM to.ne r'cgaraed ns nfe'of. the coming figures Empire of the world. ol the -The- tisaipn In which uta ha -e- isa ca'pturod the whole United Kingdom of impressive evidences of the 'n quality ot Ihis na- UK PuMng was Instantly my way, nol Ih'al way would I die, .How Ihe poor soul must snatched suddenly, From oul Its common pathway, sun and shade. Into Ills presence, blinded by glare Of so great 'na'.he.r would I know And tbe end lar as one who stands l' high froca alar TK r hla of honie'and lets bis errant thoughts Co wandering sinuous patli. The' ever-shortening, islnuous pain of llghi, That streams from: them to'him alone tho waves. He Ihlnks no-more' of lempests thai are the raging bar he yel must cross. hln j. about four years ago nnd was elected lo tho Duma, where ho be- came the leader of tho Socialist la- forces. He was constantly under eye of tho Ciar'a police, who dared rot touch him, however, wlth- o( tho wa'l The human has the consol- out retU of ousncss of honorable sacrifice to brace his membership In the national bodj lm the animal Ju.t suffer, without Th ;thfV- had thb, Tirovo- dcrslaidlnr-: There were a lot of u bdore the. revolution, ,n from tbe front lh Gov. tveQrylHnC' fo? tHen The, cmoroformed and In Ihe Duma, uitjrytnnc iar LHUJII- operoled on most Klenllflcally. and, according to I: H Is no eragcenillon fo say that, like Arthur ,or llls Hallam'i his was a jpartiJ when tho revc "Ilieh nature amorous of the good. But' louch'd with no ascellc gloom; And passion puro In .snowy Uroom, Thro' all the years of April blood. Informallon, the had been pre- ornci iw, ".------1- J pared when tho revolution nullified lit. As. a. rnemhcr of ihe Duma. Kcrenj- ky'elrenslhencfl his nltack upon tha Czar's Government by espoilnE the in trulh ho was a knl.shl..of lh.__Holy Grail, a -upllon .nd Galahad who fought a good njnt necausa .K. Bowers. The mack Galahad who fought a good njni i. hear" was pure. .The.--r.lrtt thai anlmal-cl Ins and exempllned In hi. death r Its coal output- navo IIULU farm production has" been Increased mileage is .three 'times what Ifwas. tnd the-PTovmcia clwoys betn-tti boast lhat, while the coun try Invariably benefited from h flic city via' not dls ''criminated against. Suffrage md Prohibition LWAYS nn'ndvocnto of cquall ,'conilnnously; used .his ,ulmosl cn- brine'-about- equal fran- -jchlsc and prohlbltlof. M that ilq matter of great surpriEe.that Alberln- 'in'e' "first i'rovlnce to ndopl IhCEe -The principle bf .sivewss has. hobby ot 'ihe Alhcrta I'remJor, and.ll Is on a, platform-of-progreislvo Llbcrabsni lion''- He tias may. [alrlj to David Uoyd Londons ,'a'vorile .orator Wherever' tlieM is patriotic, speech, miking to be mado, wherever there S for an inspiring end Invig of the causes I clion and the Inspiring Justlfi Brllaln's place i n s 'there Smuts Is wanted "e is 'n real of nslo ,d and'a wonderfu praclical imes-as orccls the raging j" ae, only the bright welcome walling him. he happy lears. home would my'-mlnd, and send It fonh i r Ihe of my ,days, I Soya. Scolla, where lie speni ie.i TiU all my were rnerged, wero Ihe lovely .cencry of storied land of'lvvangellne. -II. was fond o is -uij riraes-as-lo In--contributions whlc prt" ufar. men Ihe cause Valinnarand .defence, beAl.s'lo-be appre-ciiled thai Ja ono upon who the J Lloyd, tieorgo ajlinlnlslrall le-ina for. Counsel and guidance, dniTmariJl.h whom It" has, nol be cla.piioinfed. !S Of fit years? Sloe of sorrow? All men kTto.w.lL Share with then, foigill nol, poet, Sing iho hope lhat cheers.. A Keen Lover of BERNATID FREEMAN TTlOTTF.rt was hom In Toronto on June'lO. 1S90. Iho son Prof. Thomas Trotter, Or Xlcllasler UnlversllJ When ho was five' years oM his parents remove to Wolfvllle, Soya Scolla, where lie spent ten Im- affn's o" Jo'rorc'rt of plnw, shtiuow} and.twisted cedars. "Thus mourned the poet In a bitter mood. Thinkintr ot those sweet dn'ads whom h Cast rout hands torn house an Be It .man, or tree, orj.ny oUier thing corrupiion j'i" ons tho ruling powers. The mack Hundreds of Russia were Eo.Otrrn.in In Uhclr-sympathies'thai they-wero- called tho Inllearl- i "ii.o and they the most Intolerant and auto- mUc ot all the factors In the old re- glroo. Kerensky Investigated Uielr conoiicl during iho -war r.nd mlde "15: The Road to TarUry O Ar.b much I lhou Mccci'a ehrlno will ri'lh'c fair vision of "the welcoming Christ; nd I should'" Wj Then al the" lot lo lie." SOI girded bv' four i or, hemmed about >O1 nr nv ol man; uut In sea. e Lha stbried Ol I BwHh M- and outdoor lifo nnd spent niany a da, wh pp.ngjbc 1 Gaspereaux for trout. At the ago of lo 11- won a prize for poetry In a competition conduced by the" Acadla' Athenaeum, and when 16 awarded .Ihe badgo'.foi: verso by_tho in when hie I or .oc Ibni Ihou m'rt Iho road to T.rliry.-Sadl. LEFT the traveled road the proper 1 people Like solemn sheep, they troop along, Tradition a I wont stream, and wood; I wan dcrc'l'al my wlii; puDlio eipi-iuro of -their sentiments, le also iurned Uio spotlight npori wholesale corruption among 1he of- ficials who purchased supplies for army, and by this work .did much to hBislen the revolution.' TVhen the revolution was mrtlng Its first rumblings heard, the ordered' -tho SlssoluUdn of the Duma, nd Korensky. rising In his place, aid: will not; go. Wp w.lll etay ere" -And sla'yed: was mado Minister of In Ihe origins! Provisional Government, and ono of his first of- iclal acts was lo" issue an order ru- 1. Iri In M. KmW -ved JfSg I %ss rs Here the bright day EllJCS Iranqull lo Ili close, vAlrnn Ihfll I And In mi' echoerl Bllll ai my TVIII, t wayward ears a cry- of 1 old refrain they shouted 'He fojnfi I? tlic road I Tarlary." Here "JT' ihnl he Is now mslilne his oppeal to the people, notwithstanding the of thV Conservatives lhal he was warned hy ;Dr. .Michael Clark, M.P., thai If he troughl on an elccllon In' war' lime he would have ihe big member for lied Deer taking tho otamp neahisfhlm.-' 'Premier Kiflon was In illil- dlesex County, Ontario, In re- ceived his education In the Publlo schools. In Wesley College ,nnd Vie, lorla University. In he went West, became, a barrister In 18S3 and successfully practised hU pro- fession In Iho North-West ierritor Its, cnlerfhE'politics as a meml.cr o the' Territorial rjovismmtnl for th Bonf( constituency In -Tn 130 he was np'pOlJiled Chief Justice of th 'HuprCino Court of tho Korlh-Wca oVid In J905, when th Province of Liberia was organht-J .ts assumed iblrottlce for Iho 1'ro Forceful and Determined IT is not'alwayft easy for' a. dls- provincial at Iho cap- ilai to make his .v.-ay If ho Is at Ihe 'fori'elul'iha' uclirmlnea eorflhal Smuls 13. Ho liable lo bo a blL lo bo'suspected of a bit of'-prtatimpluousness If he offers aitvices and 'prcsjinea to know as "about _affairs as Iho seasoned dtnizehi of The metropolis. Smuts o! lhat mrl. Ho has a hapr 'r'acul'ly of giving advice without glv offence; of Intercsllng hlmsel 'wllhiul bring even o llhul rng hlndcrlnc- Wherever Smuts, m a spcich thoro men rlBo.np and np ich renrcMn a spc pladd entiments which for. m ;1, j: on that face fllplled dome of heaven; at s.in's face. _arlous slate 01; n.a nvA.n, mm I clambered over dawh-li'l dew was I cr I l In wind and Iclal ncis wnb xu easing all the pollllcal'prisoners In Siberia. A of rllS friends hero testify thai ono H -of ilia outiian.llng quttlllles Is tact, th.i he was assist materially In reconciling the disputlne p-.fBuadln'g.thDnj'lo form the prc-ent Provisional .Government. described ns a sllEht. blonde rfan, who .more like an Englishman lhan isslan.' He Is said at It was growing soft an. rfliv of trial would find I when" lha Ml ihowfil whal freemen could do I .what n free, nation eoiilrl .1 whtn It wiu frn o.. lie of dom- To-day It bad become Uio lln and tho followli insnnci nnd feeling In rninlcal rhythms. 14M, THE SONOS VB NEED. ilrlge'M Ireas-.trcs -Into weirled an, Sweet nnccrUlrl minor measures, Trelnl.llf.S Ooubls and fears.. repent lllt'ae Btnilns of sa.lncsj, JVIilch rc-aisl THEN" the warbrolic Im- t.-nirie a. njler oialoon of the til O. T. C-, though us yet o did no? feel lhat duly1, called him to enllsl for cVlve Service, 'llavlnrf finished his ate course at McMniter, he res slensi for an, Luuiaw _ nf Tnronlo, rarlualft work liirn n prpcoodc.! lo with Iho; UI6e.l.r nesl- itrect, that warn la'-the road to I found a wonian-Ood the Cr) From church, conventicle, and Inff, old, to nio: "The road lhat Ihou art Tartary." ;pcnd on his pei 11 is therefore a tve concern lhal his ]lo Is suffer. Ing from n serious disease nncl recenl- Wlnd world jy. wen I nn operation. lcrl k with The dccrcir "hlngs 'of will return To that.bllnrl, prudish thll shrug roarMnit going Is .the roml wry well-wlslier of llus- ,iovc Infused he fern lo nn Bpl to overlook: Bl fresS Iteallsm Into Iho "hole oe Thje following re- t.o( IHe W.r w. nt homo nre --W.fetda'yWe went Wonj-h n rnlher heart- ay; THF. There oVe more than one lo heaven, tlll rriffl trtrn wtlch Like in the loneiy nciKMm from Ihoac who tread p iho iIiiBly tralden. way, Tradition at ?W4 Ihe i-ommoh' goiti, it Itei shnll t ThoiiEli l'lc tliPv no arc r-a-Klo Tailary, THH PKHFKOVXAy. ...KN" n man known his own foctloNB Iw Is-Just nhwit for a man to ;