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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WILLIAM PUGSLEY BONNIEJIGHTER Liberal Stalwart Who Never Loses His Coolness Under the Hottest Fire. VERY RESOURCEFUL Harbors No Resentment for the Hard Blows He Receives From Political Enemies. By M. GP.ATTAX O'LEARY. 7 locked like. OlO Etirrins I ami of last session, with lion. William Pussley in the Holism again le.-.ding the light asoinst the agreement willi the C. X. K. Mr. P.-.r.jloy has been absent from Ot- tawa for ihe srr-nter part of the ses- sion, owing to his own ill-health ind the death of his wife, which occurred some weeks ago; and there was a of sympathy and sincere wel- come in the applause with which he greeted'as he walked to his; seat 3iear Sir Wilfried Laurier. A. great .profound lawyer who, before the; Law Lords of Britain, before the highest courts in the Dominion, and in Par- Jiameni, has won a distinction en- joyed by few of his profession iii his ilaj- and generation, Mr. Pugsley is one' of the strongest personalities to cross the stage of Canadian politics "in recent years. As Minister ofPuh- lic Works la the LauriEr Adniinistra- .tion he showed himself an able executive, and a capable Parliament- arian. It. was not, however, till he found himself in Opposition, with real fighting to be done, that Mr. Pugsley displayed those qualities which have made him the terror or the opposing party, and the idol of his own.; Sis was the surpassing ability, his the courage, his the endurance, his., the indomitable fighting spirit that main- P M nan. William-Pugsley. COLr. HAVS VERSATILITY COL. A. M. HAY, of Toronto and Cobalt, delivered an address'be- fore the 'standard- tho of that body highest'praise, "it bristled with Jncte andfigures eoncornins silver produc- tion In tho world generally; and Co- ait In partlcularv such as tho leading Canadian "mining mart is omeil to-hear even from technical nen of tho highest degree. ;r In (act, It was as unlike as possible, o what might bo expected, from a gentleman of. tho colonel's reputation n a social .way. Ho Is in very great demand as toast-master at .-various mining and engineers' banduots, and .merry auip or well-turned 'talc always be relied upon to keep tile ball moving. Even at a song, or a. recitation, carefully pitched to chal- euge the best'attention of his hear- tho genial colonel has a- wide, re- putation. "His versatility is acknow- edgetl In New York quite as gener- ally as in Toronto. One. of. Coil'Hay's, most succcssfu fforts at wooing the muses on, his own account can be found in a-sera winch, although well known to tech- nical men, has failed to gain thff pub. _lc ear except, through a modest boot let printed ;for private circulation, "A Question of of which.-tlie concluding four lines follow, it.-may be stated, was composed just'it that particular Juncture Svhen "DfrCobk had returned "to civilization andhews' papers, and was trying to induce tho world to believe that he had outdone Peary: "There amorigsl Arctic navigators; I couldn't tell a lie to save.rny.spu! And' tlie 'new 'equation 81 forte to learn thu Enplish HENRY OF PRUSSIA POPULAR FRINGE Only Foreign Royalty Who En- joys Complete Confidence of King George. rL BROTHErToF KAISER Is a Sailor and Hat Had a Romantic Career. MONCSl' thi numerous A descendants of Queen Victoria there Is onli one to whom Kind George accords his entire confidence! ind fr'endship That Prince U Henii ot Prussia, of the Ger- man Bmpeitr Kins Gcorgo and Plinco Hcmj be u to each other cer- tain close affinities Thcj arc lor one thing first cousins rrlnco Henri's mothei was King infancj boon his fccutlo 'mothcia wards, eldest shtcr our Princess Roial afterwards wife of tht. Ger- man Emperor trederlcU AlbO tns facial resemblanco of Kins Georgo and Prince Henry Is most marked. Moreovei they are both tailors 1 hero aie no two brothers in woild perhips who are more unllkoji In chancier and disposition than tho Kaisert and his only brother Tho, Ivaiser is a Prussian to the life anui all tho iffi-ct itions and impulses of a-j thousand jcars of may) bo said to be personified In him biothei on the other hand has from! mfancj been his gentle mothira son j In tho dajs when the Kaiser ana is brother were it was alwassl Prince Henry a.uuu for mother and whatevei was English in the- Prussian Courl With the Kai- ser it was ulwajb the Hoi who were to bo championed.. Victoria (luickli eloped a StronBJ affection for Prince 'Henri-; who. Brazilian Mediator and His Wife at Niagara Mn nnMTPIO EV G4JIA amoassador from Brazil and his wife at th CHtton lain Mr Di Gama one of tho -Maiaton, trjmg to untingle tht Unlt-d Mexico cmbrogllo THE FEAR OF DEATH STILL HAUNTS FORMER SULTAN New Lgtt en the Character of Abdul Hamid, the Red Sultan of Turkey, Now m Palace Pns N the mysterious recesses of his -palace prison at Constantinople Abdul Hani id, the Red Sultan, once the most feared man in .Vhe Turkish Empire, is as one dead. Not a.word, not a from him r-os com" to the outside world, and-quaint" "old" Stam- boul, so busy s izing itself, hardly knows of his ex- istence. Abdul Hamid -has been In Constan- tinople since..the.outbreak (he Balkan -war, when he was transfer- red there .from Salonica. In Salonlca ho had lived as a prisoner since the dav in 1900 when he was dethroned as" the result of the Young Turic revolution. A curious volume has just appear- ed "iving a most interesting insight Into tho life of Abdul Hamid when he was still at Yildiz Kiosk. Tie book, published by All Vahbi Bey, is en- titled "Pensees et Souvenirs d Abdul Hamid." Abdul was remarkably in- telligent, and he would Jiavo been able had lie wished, to have left a much less bloody memory of himself m the pages of Ottoman history. All ed and twisted; almost out of recog- nizable shabe by thing thai dominated his entire 01 dealh bi Abdul -Hamld was -a fanatic, strong believer'in the mission of Is- lam, and' lie detested all Christians "distinction cf--race. He op posed all reforms In- Turkey eve! outwardb icceptirig then when they were forced down hi; throat by the European powers. Abdul, it need not be said, detestec England, .whose hand he ever: misfortune that came to Turkey, Hi called who gave'him thi name of 'the "Ked a garru lous old man. Abdul Hamid's opinion of himsel throws some new'light on his char acter. He says: "Allah knows that each man is In product of the circumstances whici determine his life, and that he abov all is the'product of his education. "From my .childhood I was misun derstood.; "When I succeeded to th throne of my brother I found mysel surrounded by persons who sought. U> imprison me In a net of Intrigues to-rig! to preserv Was It not necessary ruse with ruse .in order on the pages OL uuoman jm i uou qualitii however, were deform- my life and my throne? Marshall. THE DIFFERENCE ATVACO heiress has just announc- ed her engacement to 'an im- pecunious Sicilian nobleman. A fellow-American congressman- knowing Representative Henry's feel- ings on the subject of international alliances, showed Jlr. Henry this an- President Wilson and the Black Cat nRESIDENT WILSON was.obliged to turn from tho. affairs of F state the other-day and write his personal cheque ,n payment for three months' board ot a foolish-looking cat that Was not worth- ten because of Edward B. Clark. Clark who is the Washington representative of a MB Chicago newspaper, guilelessly -shooed" a serawny little Wack cat mo the., main doorway of the White House one day, thinking that the .cat looked hungry and misht find hospitality withm-and also th-t it might bring good luck. i In 2. few moments the President came and the black cat nibbed arainst his One of- the negro employes at Whi.e House noted the act of the cat in rubbing against the. President, and when some one made move to chaso the cat away, that negro was horritied. tnys lie, "chase away a stray black cat after It done rub- bed against the President's leg and brought lilm good Other colored servants about the executive mansion toolt the same view and wen- in great alarm lest the ait should ho sent away. The situation was brought to the attention of I-rcnidcnt, and to humor the superstitions the servants lie ngricd that the cat should be per- manently annexed to tho household. However, the. cut far from a well cat, and Kravo fears were entertained that It might Ihe While Houso. Everybody conceded that no good could como ot a black cat giving up its lives there. So the cat was sent to a hospital for treatment. You sc-e. It was not regarded as bad luck to send it away, once it had been officially recognized as belonging lo the White House. 1-or three months it stayed In the hospital, and at the. end of that time ilie Freslie-.tjicrit his" treaimont Now it Is back at the White irouse, and will remain there. But those versed-In auguries mtehl point out that something about the. handling ot the cat was wrong else the Presents troubles over canal tolls ami would not Imvo .set in. 'Perhaps n block cat ehoddlns its coat against one's Irouscr leg In not such all-fired good luck after all. himself even-more at home when the Vice-President -entered, and picked up a pen from the desk, to show the newcomer there is no need of being stiff or'formal simply because one is in a prominent man's- office. "I think I'll write something with tho Vice-President's the man remarked pleasantly, by way of plac- ing Marshall at -his ease. "Want to sit down here and try it after I get "Yes, I would like to sit there when vou're replied Marshall who calmly, walked over by the win- dow to await the man's pleasure. When Ihe man. got up, Marshall took the seat and began to write something with his pen. "You act just as if you belonged suggested tho stranger, at' ably. 'Yes." admitted Marshall, "that's nouncement, and said -with a laugh "Well, Henry, what do you thin of The other heaved a mighty sigh- "In the olden he said, "th the beggar marries th prince used to marry maid. Now the maid beggar-prince." OLD FASHIONED MOTHER' APROPOS of'the joys of old-faHh- fnned motherhood and the oid- fash lolled discussion of which has stirred New York, to the lepths of late Mrs. ChnrlotCc Perkins "A man was talking to me about tho .old-fashioned mother, ibout tho idiocy of cracking up tho tlif" when, an oldi hont, wrinkled wreck at forty. ' old he said with f'no irony. 'Dear old mother, I'll never forget, how she used to roclt us children to sleep. There were seventeen of us, and by the time she had all rocked ofi1, the alarm ciocn rang, and she to plluh In and get LOST MATCHES GEOUGB ABE praising bachelor- hood at tho Chicago Alhlctlo with.a cynical smile: 'TIs Hotter to ha-va loved and lofll than never to Wve lost at Prince Henry Prussia. though a lively lad. was very kind-; hearted and studious, and always got along well with his English relat ons.j Queen Victoria as easily conceived something almost amounting to dis-. like of the heir to the 1 russian crown. And the time came wherj little Prince Henry used to como 'England alone 1 The King'i Frieiid. A S 'second sons of future Em- A perors, our King, George and Prince Henry -re mnrkable. friendship while hoys of ten it any circumstances wcro wanting to complete the bond of real affection which existed from youtli .ctween'prlnce C.eorgo of Wales and Prince Henry of Prussia it came with, the strange quarrel that arose .be- tween the new German Kaiser helm II. and his mother, the ,ress Frederick. The latter lady, un-i iblo to bear in her widowhood, aa she had dongas a wife, the scorn ami. malice uf old I' Uisrnnrck, out In her own defence, and found her eldest son arrayed against ber.-a.r tho champion ot the venomous snn diplomat. Most people o-ei'n Victoria tfm how angry ___ How the Modern General Conducts War i, .........I, TOBD Ihe Amerlc.iUroonH juiiu" LooJdng roundfor 'a bride who should) become chatelaine nt his moKnlflcent j ualace In "erlin. rrlnce Henry ono in the ot th rmprcsa Frederick, in irmln- Princess who was us fcng- h a i any daughter of Windsor or icklnsh im Palace could well bo. She w i1. Ihe Princess Irene bt- ind hr-r mother had been King K1rds ill fated sister, the popu.'ar i rincess Alice. r 10 happy lialr, hon'evcr, found vr-, crnhltto.rcd once "gain by the Ulsmarck. This hate- ful old m in had become llio biigheor of the Cciman Royalties, and they seemed inc.'ipuhlo of dolne anything without his sanction. He was not quite powerful .enough to .frustrate ihe love-match of and 1 liene of Hesse, but he gave tlieiii some very unpleasant; doubts and fcnr-i Their marrlngo cvcntu- illj took Ince, and -uB' Ttoyal union of 0111 has huen bletHcd with pe-Hei ftll-ily. The Pl'lnco and-his wife lire-, of rather oloBdv ic ,lcd limn is -usual, lloyal ncr8onagcS( v ;