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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SIR DOUGLAS HAZEN HAS GOOD RECORD New Knight Had a Long and Clean Record in NOT A GOOD DEBATER Naturally But Not Popu of Inde structible EN the Union Government was formed at Ottawa last fall it was necessary to dls with a few Conservative Cab inet Ministers In order to make room r the Liberals who were coming tho head of the Department of Naval was OIHof those elected to and to compensate him for his acquiescence in his political demise rle was ap pointed Chief Justice of New Bruns Some folks will possibly sug that the which has just been conferred upon him Is an additional expression of Sir Robert However that may If titles are to be Sir Douglas is much more entitled to one than the average Canadian pub lic He gave several years of valiant service to Canada at und prior to his going to Ottawa had long been In the public life of his native He never has been a and seldom therefore got into while at Ot tawa devoting his energies chiefly to doing solid work in his depart ment No member of Sir Robert Bor dens first War Cabinet gave more earliest thought to the war and its problems than In his early days In New Bruns wick politics he earned the sobriquet of Daredevil He won his opposed to a group of as shrewd and able politicians as his Province ever the big blow fell in 1896 Hazen went down with the drift ed Into Provincial politics and be leader of the Conservative Op position at a time when Conservat ism in New Brunswick looked like a forlorn Session after year after and election he fought on with hope de courage undimmed in 1908 his sun rose with a victory that niore than compensated for the weary inarches in the desert of And it was hardly sur that when Sir Robert Bor cast about him for a Cabinet he should have sought the services of There was no one In New BrunswickNiomparable to him in po experience or who possessed measure the con Sidelights oil Men and Vomen ihihe Pubjic Eye fidence of tlie Irrespective of Kept His Clean IN the turmoil and strife of politics for nigh upon a of a cen tury in a Province where elections were not often won with he kept his record absolutely untar He is an example of the old maxim that honesty the best backed up by sveryday qualities of It ivas once said of a great British itatesman that he was of ten wrong sften on the wrong side never on the side of Hazens record Is well summed up In that Whatever his defeats of Judgment or mistakes in policy he never know ingly sanctioned political wrongdo ing for the sake of He Bad the political force fulness of some of his New Bruns wick But be had cour high and persuasive solid man without but win ning his way by manly common As a Parliamentary debater Haxen flld not rank His mode of speaking had gone out of oratory was of a kind still very pre valent In the Maritime and ARTILLERY MAN New Knight Commander of the Bath Went Over With First IN CHARGE OF GUNS At Second Battle of Ypres and Later at Observatory Ridge and Sanctuary M Balfour arriving at the Britith Mouse of Commons on the day of the Maurice HENRY EDWARD who has been created a Knight Commander of the was the big Canadian artilleryman before he became Gen eral Officer Commanding the 2nd Di vision of the Army Corps from this In the official history of Canadas part in the great war it will be recorded that General Burstall at Observatory Ridge and Sanctuary Wood commanded one of the greatest assemblages of guns ever concen trated on the British And when he gave the order cease fire the German positions had been shat tered almost out of Bur stalls guns not only saved a bad but they pounded the life out of the Huns and prepared the way for the brilliant victory of the brave Canadian General Burstall had already made a name for himself at Ypres when the Canadians first proved their su premacy over the Kaisers beloved Brand en At Langemarck and Juliea the Canadian artillery never flagged In the sleepless strug and not a Canadian gun was lost in the grim battle of re treat when the savage Huns let loose the poisonous gas that dropped the Canadian Infantrymen In their The nature of the position rendered the record then made by tho Cana dian gunners and the artillery offi cers One battery of four guns was compelled to turn two of its guns directly about and fire bn the enemy in positions almost dia General Burstall was born in Que bec on August the son of John and Fanny Bett Forsyth He was educated at Bish ops College and at the Canadian Military Col He passed the Staff College in served in the Yukon in and went to South Africa with the lit Canadian where he rendered distinguished service in 1899 and He remained in the Transvaal until the end of the war and was mentioned several times in Returning to he commanded the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery from 1907 to when he was appointed Inspector of How the Kaiser Loves the Press He Sees No Value in Public which consists chiefly of a miracu Canadas field end heavy ar filling that position until the lous command the second best word and a fluency of language that flows on in copious unconcern of or It is a style of speaking that sounds Impressive but generally suffers in print because of an Inevitable thinness that contrasts badly with the more condensed and concentrated senten ces of a Clark or Despite natural polish ind Hazen was not popular with the Ottawa correspon Ho had an outward appear ance of indestructible complacency that somehow or other Is npt over even though It is the complacency of one who declined to be ruffled by the ordinary wor ries of petty Opinion as We Know T HE second instalment of David Jayne Hills Impressions of Kaiser appears in the June Is sue of There is an Inter esting section covering the attitude of the Kaiser toward public and especially the press the Kaiser sees no value in public opinion as an inde pendent personal state of The proper substitute for it is imperial instruction followed by strict obed In private and even in public he does not hesitate to express his bitter antl pathy to the whole pestilent tribe of editors and Even those who are under government Influence in government pay hardly com mand his They are regarded as mere and are not invited to Armed with power to suppress all hostile publi power frequently exercised upon such periodicals as Hardens Die the SocialDemocratic and others far less radical Kaisers government takes to see that his own views are authoritatively expressed in officially dictated articles furnished to the Norddeutsche Allgemeine Zeltung and other inspired which sometimes have a lively exper the 1 Has AH India Spellbound Old Woman Tells the Indians That Her Soul Was Indian in a Former Woman Writer Tells an Amazing Slory of Besants IHE last the world heard of Annie Besant she at the ape of nearly a hlfh priestess of The fasclna tlon of her tho power of her her logic and her faculties were acknowledg ed wherever she wns all at she emerges an a poli tical well as a spiritual According to Eleanor Franklin who has contributed to the Saturday Evening Post a remarkable article under the Home In In In India she there are Just two great unhappily mid disas One is the In the minds of all conservative both Indian end the war should be the only Interest until It Is and by them Is being prose cuted with all of Indias strength and what catas trophe of modification that word Im there s a political a situation tlmt for complication and discordant elements any thing of Hi kind in the world In fact there U no similar situation none ever doming to the special hero ine of the writer says The ftxtraordlnary old woman round whom the situation seems to at least for the time and who holds millions of Indias millions In such hypnotic thrall ttyat they involuntarily eeho her thoughts as she utters Is Annie Be the theosophist and For the last year Besant has been themain fact in Indias exist Thf Besant Mystery UST Besant managed such a hold the to people ofj India be diffi cult ia I do not pre tend to Neither does ariyBOd whom I during these exciting dayi of the Theoso phical and In this office has been for years the object of some thing closely akin to worship the slavish devotion of H who nre snld to have surrender ed Into her hands alt their powers of and who believe her to be the solo mouthpiece of the great Masters of Wisdom and the future ruler of srods and And the curious thing Is while she has a host of followers among the unthinking and untutored she dominates the minds of some of Indias most Intel ligent and best educated It Is through these that she has been able to turn the Thoosophlcal Society into a political with power to grind up every vestige of opposi tion to One hears of the great whispering gallery of theoso phlo circles and gets the Impression that by means of this whispering gallery the will of the or the higher convoyed through who Is their only representative on to all parts of HM Indian Soul ER followers become fanatic to a degree that Is unknown to other and one of them recently wrote In a BritishIndian news paper Let the authorities know what great personages stand behind Besant to protect her and her adherents and to guide India These agents of God have given ample opportunities to our and they shall yet give But let It not be too If the British cannot make themselves worthy Instruments to make India Gods agents must and shall do so What is a sane community to do with politics like that Yet that is the kind of politics now Influencing the Indian situation and when Besant was recently elected president of the National sup posedly sober and substantial po litical organization which was originated by Englishmen for the purpose of giving Indians a medium of was openly prp posed that she be deified or re cognized as an immortal and idolatrous practices for the ac ceptance of tho congress were seriously The writer next makes an astonish statement when she not as but plain that the Indians that her soul is Indian and that she is on earth now in the guise of a white woman as a punishment for some terrible sin she committed in a for mer she really wise normal peoAnd they believe her ienoe In to Inculcate a political orthodoxy and to ex plain such unguarded conduct and expressions of his Majesty as the bureaucracy finds it expedient in the Kaisers own interest to interpret or disavows only legitimate function of a German newspaper Is to increase the prestige of the Em William at times finding that he himself gratuitously supplies the de ficiency in public speeches and open Quite in the manner of American he has occasion ally availed himeelf of the good of VICEPRESIDENT A PRIM WITH LITTLE TO DO They Had Some Mil4 Ideas of His Own But Silence Is Now His W Twu Sudden an Ohio town they t4l of a a very diffident who was unable to prevent himself from jiuing introduced one evening to a lasjuinating young not ratching his constantly ad dressed him aa much to Ihe gentlemans summoning up the he earn estly dont cull me Call but I dont know you well said UIK young commencement of the present He was also to his Royal Highness the Duke of Con He volunteered for service in France immediately after war was declared in and went to the front with the rank of Urig adlerGeneral commanding the artil lery of the 1st Canadian As the Canadian forces at the front were General Hurstall took com mand of all the artillery units and relinquished the post of Artillery Commander when he was appointed to succeed MaJorUeneral who was pro moted to the Canadian Militia De partment in presided over by Sir George High Commission er for General Burstall married a daugh ter of BurgeonMajor Denlson and has two In times of peueo lie spends his vacation hunting and fish ing in the wilds of Couldnt Keep Straight said the hosi to a small you must not stop on the but go straight I iiroliMrd the little Hard on the Host AN with a reputation for Hut rru the ilin i at iiiul The h Why durri Was onee itetl to the lhat In ml divert hosts I the litKJimiiiK In the emt uf ler ht prcrierved a inn UH did nuihiug but his eye on this vi ly hi hi I Hi I June is the VicePresident of the United States a dis cerning man therefore he has dis covered that very little is expected of a He has become a even a who keeps union at the runs his side of the show with the tninlmlim of takes his comforts gracefully and looks with wisdom and tolerance upon the Nobody Is paging Marshall lust remarks a member of the eft wing of Democracy at Washing adding with genial al though once in a while they let him come up and get a Thomas Marshall wasnt always a Men from Indiana arely In the chief quali ty that marked him before he came o Washington and In the early epochs of hia term was a fondness for rhetorlu and an aptitude that equalled his He appears through a small door near the front of the Senate cham ber tit the very minute that the hand oC the clock above his chair rents at He Is a small dressed In a smooth material of light grey that matches the almost silken greyness of his His eyes are entrenched behind impres sive horn His face Is even About his solemn ily theiti Is a hint of the naive and of u deep Tim guvBl tapH lightly and dell He was a Governor ofa great and powerful Ha believed in all kinds of nterestlng had a store house filled with the fragments of But this was a long time as time Marshall may have all these ideas but the world will not know Not so lone as he remains resigned to the silences of the catcly on the Yice1resl iliiit IIU voice has a HIIOH jir drawl ilint Is not without The Chulr thinks it Is about time to enforce the rule oC two in a We will never get Ileihair been here five years hits t IMI u run cl led iile tij hurc been iiuy1 ficea of the Intervlpw1 with disastrous results to his reputation for Even in Germany It has occasionally been doubted if the chief function of the Sonar Chancellor of the arrives at West minster to present the greatest war budget that has Witt Crooks Tells a Swank Story Labor Leader Makes Point That All Swank Among the recently remarked the one and only Will is not confined to the socalled upper In proof of which assertion he went on fo relate the story of a friend of a photographer In business in the East End of upon whom there called one day a client wheeling a bakodpotato I want my photograph ob served tho With was the Do you wish the potato can to be In the picture its like this explained the potato My brother as lives in sent me Is press is to extol the Emperor and his photograph last Bitting In an but such dissent does not augment the list of privy A BRITISH LIVE WIRE M Peter Rylands Is an English captain of whose tele graphic address is Warring and who in every a In addition to being managing dir ector of a wire manufactory of world wide fame whose products are play ing a most important part in the Rylanda Is vicepresident of that new and powerful organization called the Federation of British In A barrister by training but a business man of big calibre by tem perament and this captain of who prefers to work out of the Is a firstrate ex ample of personal Rylands recently made a clever retort about a certain unsuccessful Was It a very bad play lie was Bad he even the lights went out at the end of the second act That was a bit o swank on Bills you cos e aint got no more idea of flyln than a cow as of preachin a ser So I thought itcl take Master Bill down a peg or two if I sent Im a photograph of me and the can William MM I IS lhf latent and hllurto un lorUnif or Ail llaiu of the Into John Hedinoml IN now occupying the seat ill 1urliament formerly held by who was the leinder of tha Irish Niuion lateat cubic leh news uf iion with th tu iel i il ie 1ieteiil I laughed tho knight of the camera youre playing your real potato can against your brothers makebelievo eh Not exactly was tho I thought if you could shove it in the so that it came a bit Bill ud worry think it wos a Snubbed PHE workman was busily engaged employed in excavating opera tions by tho roadside that Is to he was dipping nnd the who happened to bo puss unable to Kee a purpose in this paused to inquire What are you digging for The workman looked he Money And when do you expect lo Ktriko it On Saturday replied the ant resumed JOHN TO SPEED AIR FLEET With Construction in Lag He Was Called On to Tfe THINGS Without o1 Financial Training He Became Banker and Copper T John who tins been chosen to Speed up uncle Snma utr fleet was selling calico In one of tho oliftln of general merchandise itores run by his undo In the mining district of At twentyfive he was selling lubricating oil through tho Rocky Mountain section from Mon tana to and at thlrtyflvo he wns In charge 9f the affairs of the Amalgamated Copper and engaged in a battle royal with i ono Fritz Augustus who then occupied the copper Ryan Joggled him and at he controls the Ana conda Copper of which he is and which contributed to the war fund of tho Na tiomil lied of which Ilyan IB a Hut this Is only one of Ryans Without tech nical or financial training he had won his way before reaching middle age to tho part ownership of a string of had built the most remarkable electric power enterprise in the and a director many big financial and industrial organizations of Thats the man selected to speed IIP the construction of Uncle Sams When thirtytwo he married Miss Nettie of his native After that he apparently developed bigger for when Marcus Daly died the oil salesman conceived the idea of obtaining an Interest in the Daly chain of He used his own savings and borrowed free ly from friends to buy out various minority stockholders in the This gave him general The banks had been very profitable under Dalys management and they did not suffer any under RyanB Ryans removal from Denver to Montana as directing head of the powerful Daly financial Institutions brought him Into contact with all classes of the In the volcanic atmosphere then prevailing he must have handled himself bet ter than he will for within three years Henry one of John Rockefellers brainest and most fearless asked Ryan to take charge of the Amalgamated Copper Companys mffatrs In that LevelHeaded and Breezy HE Job was about as uninviting as any In tho United Amalgamated had several fierce poli tical fights on its hands it was neck Jeep in litigation with Fritz Augus tus Hclnze labor conditions were and the whole Stato was in a everybody being lined up either for or against ono side or the Amalgamated or The aatuta Rogers knew what he was doing when he picked Ryan to tacklo the Kyan developed Into a manager of men as well as and in tho first election after he took charge the zQ faction was so soundly beaten PERSHING EARNS CONFIDENCE AND DOES NOT COMPEL IT American Generals Men Trust But Dont Idolize He Hasnt Any Napoleonic AN officer on General rershlngs staff gives tho following up view of the commander of the forces in France Ferahlng never neglects a cir cumstance which shall manifest his appreciation of the dignity of his while he Is simple In filn own he knows well now to put up the necessary As far aa it was possible Pershlngs workroom has been made to rebemblo an American A flat topped a cabinet or two for a long table covered with another holding specimens of vegetables maps 01thi in possible lo picture as being without a conventional army Ilieiii was u military of tho Ier shing preserves wherever lie is u firm If gentle His ylance Is gentle but bis man ner is pleasant but In uonvci tsuiion he only as many as nre i I caitml say hat I IT had a him lio gavi me instructions nnd I bow ed my That WHS Pelshins works harder than any member of bis lio famili arizes himself with detail In a sur prising HO much HO that if a suballorn making a report stumbles the general in chief is able to correct It la as I hough lie was not af ter Information HO much as confir mation when he listens to a This holds good in mailers of topo every Tho Impression he gives Is that things are safe In hia The rmin trust hut dont There Is no Napoleonic magnetism In this something more modem nnd lie uarns confidence ami does not coiii IHI vfry Hlmpllollv of expivssioii arid hearing confirms it in Ills wnrils pointed but his iminner is perfectly calm ami A lesser man would havu sun I beneath hull of his bur dens lie ciiulil curry rmue lhan he has tu In we Ihink he HP Ilbht man oil that Kyan figured It would be a good time to talk One of the of the Amer ican International oCrporatlon was asked by the writer for why Ryan was picked as one of the directors of the organization which was formed to extend Americas In fluence in foreign This was his reply Ryan is one of the most levelheaded fellows wo He of ono of the foremost men in the mining industry and Is ncuustom ed to handling international trans actions more than ho has mi unusual amount of business Ho IB not Tie is always on thn thinking up now things and then going ahead and doing He has all the breezy progres Hiveness and enthusiasm of the typi cal and he combines with this the financial and business ex perience which ho has imbibed in the Too Mucli Like Home rrilK burglar had entered the house is nulclly as but his shoes not padded and they mudc some I In had just reached tho door of tho bedroom when Jie beard Homo one moving in tho as It about to get and bn The sound of a womans voice floated to hia If you dont tuko off your lionlH when you como Into this it theres going to bo mid a lot of Here its been raining for Cjiroa and you dare to trninp over my carpet H with your muddy boots Go downstairs and ttiko them off this llo went downslairH with out a but hn didnt tako off his liiHttiul ho went straight out into I ha night and the pal who was waiting for him saw a tear glisten In his i cant rob that ho said it reminds mo of The Witty Scapegrace flMlIC scapegrace son of an affluent tradesman cnmn to the end of his resources recently and home a Ijilcnns appeal fur adding Unit II help were not forthcoming be and his wife would be driven to thu poor The reply was eniue in i ln of a laconic telegram As you have iiiude your so uu must lio on Mill tho quick willed scapegrace was eipial lo the Without u moments ilulny be wkd back llaveui got 11 Halliffs look It A Milisiitntiiil followid in due ;