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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I BENNETT WAS MAN OF MANY WHIMS Late Owner of the New Vorlc Herald Edited His Paper by Cable From HARD MAN TO SERVE Ate ftrazilisn Eggs At 1400 aj Employes for Slight VMES GORDON who died a few days ago In Issued the New York Herald for circulation of His his his per his kindnesses were fertile ground for Tears ago he in nig little sisters book The man I most admire In history Is Louis When Bennett died he was the lessee from the French Gov ernment of the hunting lodge at Versailles built by his historic And he had lived to see the whole world say after him and without i Quest Ion The New York Herald It j is To the last Bennett policies and Improvements by what his father had done or would have done and it was a coincidence that he and the father he adored should have rliod nt the same 77 Bennett frequently quoted his fa thers Make the people talk BEGAN AS A REPORTER Is Now Chairman of Toronft Branch of Canadian Manu facturers MAJOR IN ENGINEERS Supervising Recruiting for That Branch of the SeVvice in W The man got all he could on one spoon and fell Still his hunger was from the head of the suavely said you seem tolike those Pray let me give you some This the visitor used the spoon After he had finished he no ticcd that the guest on his right was f IILIU llml Hit Ull II about the Herald and they 11 have to him buy Bennett made them j Most remarkable ti and he was proud of but what he was most proud of was that he was I dont with this guest replied It seems to mo that 111 11 Behind iw the only proprietor who edited his i they arc R newspaper at lonk For years the Herald enjoyed dis tinction for its cable Yet no one in the Xew York office was per mitted In any circumstances to send an inquiry to much less an or der for without direct instruc tions from He so jealously guarded the cable that all assign I am sure you do not suggested the These eggs come miles down the Amazon The supply is very and all that are brought to Europe aredividcd equally between Gor don Bennett and Count Herbert Bis I believe these eggs cost in neighborhood of a Poor to a corned beef sandwich1 would have been much ments to such duty were made by i more tried to hide his feel him j Bennett didnt talk any busl Hearst figured prominently j nessjvith amMhe nextjJay sent in the episode which at least par tially affected the Heralds For years Bennett had reajrd large profits from the per sonal advertising After Hearsts papers had attacked the indicted and had to return to America and pay fines totalling fnr for the and A him back homo and fired Threw Roll in Fire T another time Bennett summon ed a staff man to and that night Bennett showed him the town in As the night wore j on Bennett became much annoyed at a large roll of notes in his which frequently got in his for the advertising Then Hearst printed his the ist adding the stripes of a convict and placing him behind barred Hearsts name from the Herald even omitting a real estate transfer record because Hearsts name was in A Long Blacklist time to time Bennett order I ed names kept as he lie AT ordered them In the list grew But about two years ago he expressed great surprise to learn that there was such a list and was positive he had never ordered any names When Bennett was a central figure j In the gay life of Paris upon cer tain developed a violent antipathy to all connected with the This was the more remarkable because following in the faith of both his fa ther and kept a pewin the Madeleine In and only adopt ed the Protestant Episcopal faith just before his marriage in But on this occasion Bennetts dis like of the Vatican took active fee sent for his secretary and dic tated an editorial in which all his views were expressed with great vi He preceded it with an order to the editor in charge in New York to print the editorial without delay and without Then he went to The next day ho remembered it dimly and the secretary confirmed his worst My he is reported to have they are tearing the Herald building apart stone by stone by I wouldnt have had that go over for a million I thought you said life feeling sure his fortune was so I didnt send In his relief Bennett shook hands cordially with Then na ture asserted Read me that first part he that part I told them to print it The secretary did so and Bennett got him a position Eggs at a Dozen thn period of the Heralds greatest prosperity It was Ben nitts i uston to send for ap parently without and fre ijuitly without really wanting to When he finallygot home his suest led him into the sitting where an open fire was Once more the roll of notes got in Bennetts but this time he promptly threw them into the sank into and went to His guest rescued the bank and later in the D In one instance lionnctt man to wait for him at sou ordered i and him there nearly three months lictoin with at 0 oVlock one morii tlio private sccrUury phoned that Beniitdt wanted the man to board his yacht There v as no time for and on re porting for duty BenntU that ho was taking a party to Egypt rnl would talk business 2 luncheon served iiutn to the hungry Herald mans But the first coursa was an iiii of very fine but not Aiur seemed an JiiterminaUje a dish of eggs They werent even mans sized complained the man in telling of his They were when Bennett restored the Didl throw that in the fire ask ed who was still in the same I must have want ed it and he threw the money back into the An hour later the man was on his way toIew no longer on the Herald Tho Herald copied fnim the Town Hall of Tiad been standing four years before Ben nett came from France to see But on his way uptown from the pier he stoppedfor luncheon the Uron thenat Twentyfirst street and Fifth The chops he did not suit him and a row with the waiter and then with the steward Thoroughly Ben nstt telephoned to a steamship found a ship was leaving withiti the hired the Captains rounded up his and was off to sea without having the Herald On the occasion of Bennetts first visit here after The Herald had xmght from Cook the story of lis finding of the north pole he told low the doctor got a reward far be yond his Cook on reaching wired Bennett offering the story for The message was handed o Bennett just as he was taking train for the Ri He glanced hastily at it and then put it in his Turning to his secretary he said Wire Cook The Herald will or the got that Bennett impressed his or at least his even upon the phraseology of his The Heralds dont by reason of its formidable is a byword among In so far as it is based on the use of good good and common it does not differ from other pamphlets of that In offices where such obsolescent textbooks persist but in its departure from them it is an expression of Bennetts verbal likes and To enforre these rules BennStt had a system oi fines and RECORDS CHILD WIT Asquiths and formerly Pam ela is one of the cleverest of British societys She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in Her latest book Is The Havings of the Children Written Down by Their Here nre one or two extracts from the book that should delight By WILLIAM LEWIS Major Lnwrle who was the other day elect ed forthe second year in suc jcession chairman of the Toronto Branch of the Canadian Manufactur ers was a his moth er urged that he should bemade a said his make him a business how agreed with He was of a and jovial disposition and desired a vocation which offered more freedom and variety than either law or Finally he became a re porter on a Toronto evening newspa While engaged as a reporter Lawrie thought he heard a call to the minis but he concluded he was mis and with renewed energy kept on taking notes and writing local news for his And he threw up his job and became sistant to his the late in the Toronto Foundry now the Anthes Foundry manu facturers of iron Although a little late In starting to learn the business he industrious ly set himself to the task of making up tor lost Having keen pow ers of as well as rairfced j he nattiralll much thought and attention to the Im provement IK the companys plant with a view to securing greater ef One of his most important ventures in this respect was the de dising of a pipemolding the first of its kind in And al though this happened some years ago the machine is in A Successful Executive AS a business man Anthes is full of he is no lover of His the de vising of schemes for the betterment of plant and The work of developing them he delegates to sub And when once he does so he may offer a suggestion or but there is no fuss Interference on his He recognizes that if the best results are to be obtained from those holding responsible positions In the company they must be allowed to employ their own particular methods and express their own particular In All he demands is that the desired after Is one of the fundamental es sentials to successful He is very considerate towards sub and seldom falls to secure In military matters he takes a keen He is major in the Canadian and during the last two or three years has been officer supervis ing recruiting for that branch of the service and for the Divisional Signal During the greater part of last winter he was acting officer com manding the Canadian Engineers at Stanley As a platform speaker Major An thes is forceful and wit He has no regular ex cept those he finds in his military and semipublic At one time he took a lively interest in amateur horseback ridingand choot But these he the present at any been compelled to lay aside for more No Pomp in Reception of the President by Congress Enter in President Comes h Through a Door Near the Wilson s in Reading Address Is Flat apA Ordinarily Without By RALPH ASHINGTON The Chamber of the House of Representatives Is a large and rdthSf so large it Is full of little Iylng When the House is Sitting and in tho echoes are InUf tiplied by the slbilnnce and cracking of voices on the the rushing of tho droning of clerks and a suddqn thrusting phwlre from Speaker in a neverendingiefffort to give order to so much When Congress Is gathered in The chdmber to heaT the President of tho United tne confusion has but the flying echoes In the air above a thin braid of packed now with a curious arid not entirely understanding There aro many wolnen here and there a At a quarter after 12 a voice lifts Itself nnd Is heard out of the clatter of approaching and re treating There is a mo tion to suspend the session of the House until and It finds The Speaker of the has been sitting In the first of the circular tiers of He rises nnd resumes the place he has temporarily A clerk enters at the rear of life House and announces The Prnate uf the United States After him come the Senators In some with linked Is on Its feet to welcome as they march down the centre to the seats in They are an amazing group of legislators who arc sleek and carefully others who bear about them the ineffaceable marks that time and destiny have together put upon them in the struggle for But they are typical men their counterpart may be found In any American The Presidents Entry WHEN they are seated comes a moment of a slight Tho gavel breaks Into sharply and Then the com mittees of reception are There is a light rustle of attention over tho House when Uncle Joe Can non is named and walks down the with a tight fitting dark jersey taking tho place of a his right army a sling from a recent Tho President is and enters through a door near the The galleries and all rises for his He is ap plauded and from the galler ies como a few cries of The President Is on the shading the hand of the He turns to thai Audience and sounds He waits for bowing slightly and with some evi dent This is a significant but it is not easy to find recognition of its Here is the entire elected Government of a hundred mil lion people yet without with out without outward signs of any kind to lift It far out of tho rut of tho The large audience shdws and comes but slowly to an equili brium of silencer allowing tho dis tinct but unaccented tones of the President to penetrate to all corn1 He Is carefully nnd smoothly cd In dark a frock coat that discloses surprising Weight In i the The galleries have filled about the opening of his His hair Is the top his head is stretch es near his Bijt only serves better toexpose the shape of his Ilia face1 iff femootn and the skin healthy and It Is a long not sharp Instantly but none the less dis tinctly the face of an It hoc abundant though it Is the strcngtn of the strength of driving power back ideas nnd derived out of contempla It Is Impossible to find any signs of violence in or of heat Wiltons Voice Cool THE voice is well belleing in a slight flatness of the rhythm of He perceptibly though iti Is certain he does not dis The dryncss of his tone is deceptive it is a voice not without the power of significant em When he approaches tho end of his he from tho printed notes and says I hope that it is not necessary for mo to add that of what I have said is intended as that last meaningful tho tono takes on Is slightly corripleto double cn tendro In itself ah illuminating dip lomatic however uncon Thu President A turns to shake tho hand of the Applause a lingering withdrawn ap tentative and not sure of its although it means to leave doubt of its quality ofaf Wilson leaves the stifnd through the door that gave him Members of tho Cabinet follow Tho Senate There IS tho murmur and droneof The chamber of theHouse ones more only n large and rather sprawling full of flying UNLUCKY SECONDS TT is said that one of the l lions of the Kaiser relates to the In histitle William lii The Emperor lately expressed the fear that some time he may be com pelled to share fato of v other of whom a long list could be compiled from the pages of Euro pean Among a few of thetinfortunates were Richard and Edward Na poleon Louis of Alex ander and Nicholas of and Abdul Hamld of NEWFOUNDLAND PREMIER STRICTLY A SELFMADE MAN William Lloyd Worked His Way Through Colleges in and a j r of A MELBA STORY TN connection with econ omy Government and other similar Ma dame who has just been made a Dame of the British re cently told an amusing story of a brldo who made a wartime cake for her lord and He ate of it and made a She ate of it and made another Then there was dead Finally thu bride surnmnned up courage to 1 left something out of this he gently re nothing that you could have left out could make a cake taste like CANT FOOL PLUMER ENKRAL who was recent ly recalled to France from can be very ironical when h Asked if the children hnd liked a as the following story lady of great social manner who had called while their mother was one of them replied I did you she was rather an how sweet how precious kind fit I dont much care for those about the size of large o H sort of kissabout do you Of a one child said Isnt it a lording blue A wonderfully descriptive kiddy reinark IM this an Shortly before the when he held thfi Irish a regiment was being manoeuvred before him on a field and the colonel in charge succeeded in getting his men rather mixed he went grimly and at calling a rode up to Plafner with an air of I flatter myself that was fxtreme 1 tool off tht i ly wull he evidently 1 i with the idea of trying to bluff that nothing had gone was Central Plum anl omy jijst put in tlje spoon ant all the KK cntirpillaring it is just the but what grownup would have ers suave But may I ask what cartu you wtre tryint to dov1 who suc ceeded Sir Edward now Baron Morris as Pre mier of at the open ing of the present was born 53 years ago near He is the son of a early training was acquired at a smalfj elementary school where he was taught by Henry now technical hoad of the English Patent When Hatfield left the Lloyd was about 13 years of and he was offered the post of paid which he This practically closed his school as his new duties occupied all his time and During the wln trr months he studied at a mechanics institution taking courses In science and After completing his studies this Lloyd attended evening lessons at Owens College un der Ualfour the author of a fimous tpxtbook on He served as assistant master In various schools and science con triving at the same time to attend lectures at Owens Manches and Durham College of About 27 years ako he went to Newfoundland as second master of Bishop KitId knfiwn as tho Church of England later becoming cirttnt with his arrival there he com menced study of taking his degree as liuchelor of Law at Lon don and being granted tho degree of by Vic toria In 1900 he became articled to tho then Attorney General now the present Chief Jus Hir William Later he continued his law studies under Sir William shortly after wards becoming editor of the Evening His enuy Into political life dates from 1JOt when he was elected as a iTprosemallvo Trinity In he cyjittsted PUtnct of Port de Gravo at short and In the spring of at even shorter notice he went to Fortune In 1913 he was returned for Trinity having taken active interest in the Fisher mans Pritective Ho was an active the Bond Govern ment until Sir Roberts and later on the appointment of the present Justice Kent to tho Lloyd was elected as Leader of the Opposition in the House of As In the coalition formed with the Government of Sir Edward Mor ris In Lloyd became Attor and on Sir Ed ward Morris1 departure for he Acting On the rec ommendation of exPremier Ills Excellency tho Governor at the New invited Lloyd tp continue the which he did and has since been Prime Minister of Croeicr BERNARD BARUCH HAS BIG JOB IN Remarkable Man Is Chairman of American War Indus tries CROZ1ER THE MAN Hes Doing All Hfe Can fa Get Uncle Srim Well rf HEALTk Lloyd of A CLEVER JEW iT is littiotit a year since tho I entered the jn the interval not a few fromwhom much was ex pected haVe ifleparted for while appointment to high placewa8 at have won publicftnftdenco by they Bernard Baruoh is In tho latter tho of 101G tho President mettlehima member of tho Advisory Commission of tho Council of National The appoint ment was generally regarded as a Baruch had con tributed largely to the Demo cratic campaign and had work ed actively the Presidents re as tho position given him carried no salary and involved more or less expensofor it was not sought Ay the polir When tho United States entered the war it immediately became ap parent asthe member of the Advisory Cbnjmlssion charged with supervision over tho Governments purchases of minerals occupied a pdsl tion of great power and responsibil It was then that criticism of his appointment began to be He was a member of the New York Stock He came fvom Wall He was a HoTiad admitted making money by a decline In stocks caused by some previous rumcfrs of And he was a In the opinion of his any one of these things disqualified him for the service of his and the propriety of allowing him to re tain the place hei held was openly This criticism how disregarded by tho Baruch ignored It and went about the Governments A SelfMade Man QNE of the first things he did was to cut the price on the copper bought by the Government to cents a Copper had been selling at from 30 to 32 and most of the copperproducing com panies wore Wall Street This led people to think that It might be after for a Wall Street man to bo patriotically independent of his former associates and when at Baruchs solicitation the steel manufacturers reduced the price of steel to a ton to the Govern ment and tho public the criticism of which ho had been the object com menced to lose From that time on his influence grew and his authority was When came coordinate tho enormous purchasing that was being done for tho allies in this country he was made a member of the com mittee formed for that Ho was born at South In and maintains a home In South Carolina Bo ing of he Is old enough to be careful nnd young enough to be Though ho has an edu being a graduate of the Col lege of the City of New of which ho Is now a he is also a selfmade with tho broad sympathy that such men acquiro In the Ho startcd his com mercial career as a clerk In a glasn studying lawanrt me diclnn meanwhile as nn unconscious preparation tot1 tho financial versatil ity and success that ho subauquuntly An Invitation going from homo for tho locked every thing and for the grocers benefit wroto on a card All Pont leave This sho stuck under tho knocker of the front On her return she found lnsr house ransacked and all her choicest possessions To tho card on tho door was added We Iwveut left He Has Had Six Open But Keeps Right On WILLIAM CROZIEH Is the Chief of Ordnance ot tho United States and Qenernl Crozler does not Contend thai that army Is yet adequately In he says that it Is due 19 sheer luck nnd the grace of that the United States Is able to plaf an Important part In the A writer In who General recently says The General was occupying ft se verely hardbottomed wooden It Is a chair that one would expect to find in the room of a It typical of tho The General uses this exceedingly uncomfortable chair simply as he ho does not like to loll about or relax even for a moment while nt tho This no man could do In such a Itconstitutes a perpetual admonition to bo up A visit with the Chief of the Orel nanco Bureau had beenarranged to enable a moro or less Intimate por trayal of tho man who recently hna passed through a grueling examina tion as to his stewardship in the vitally important bureau of the a bureau charged direct ly with supply American troops witli big and little shot and To reach General such aro tho demands of his present ono must pass successively Inquisitorial persons on fdXir doors now re ferred to as and fourthlino Onco thevisitor Is confronted by a man while blunt and in manner of is nt the samo time frank and In build and aside from tlio straightncss of his General Crozier is not the popularly imag ined military Ho has rather tin Indifferent chin and neither mouth nor the nose gives any duo to tho cWiracter of the Has Many Operations IT from tho eyes up that Crozier draws for an Irongrey that calls for a second look because of its natural tendency to droop downward In pacifist differentiation from the military twirl of tho Hohenzollcrn Tlie Crozler eyos aro Flashing they compel atten tion again and They nre tho mcst striking characteristic of tho and aretoppcd by a broad fore Graduated from Point in 1S7G tit the head Ills class in Croztcr has given fortyone con secutive years to the military services of his Crozier at G2 Is perhaps tho most prodigious worker In tho entiro War Department That ho carries his ago lightly and Is able to employ a mind that responds ati quickly and as clearly as itdid thirty years ago is due almost entirely to the tremendous willpower of tho For Crozier has battled successfully against physical luindl cnps that would have floored any but the moat doggedly determined sort of a Ho has been compelled to undergo more six operations of a major With his life at ho has continued at his lie has directed tho work of his office from IL sick room which his friends believ ed hu never would Battling against ailments of a most serious GerC Crozier has kept going lit topnotch speed by reason of a rigorous form of living and today he Is working ns long hours as any man in the depart AN ADDISON STORY British Min ister of formerly Minister of and It Is to bo Minister of Public Is a quietspoken medi cal content to work hard day by day out of tho He was a distinguished surgeon before ho entered Addison tells the following story against himself after he started to he had a patient who was exceedingly and regarded his chances of recovery as very slight so that at last the young dootdr began to chaff him but he seemed unable to cheer I dont know what It he but I feel I shall never through my nonsense1 was tho your case Is absolutely tho same as an illness had years look at strong aiiilihearty replied the HUH In a hopeless but then I expect you had a firstrate She Spoke Extensively i NH of Tompklns v friends nuked him he got whan he arrived homo in the small hours the didntarrivo home uiiUUS oclock in tho replied ami when I did lit ml the wife met mo in tho She regarded me fur a full minute in At length nho queried tin friend assented the shq ulbu spoko ill ;