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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 23, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta CANADA HAS FOUR NEW SENATORS Their Average Age Is Jusl Sixty- Two Years and a HalL ALL OF THEM ARE FROM ONTARIO E. D. Smith, Alexander McCall.j and James J. Donnelly Have Been WUE.S' a batch of Caaadkui Senators are appointed. the interesting thing to find aut about Iht-m tus a batch is their Uje. The average ago of the four an- >oii this flares out al sixty -trs aDd a la pretty as Senators go. Mr. Alexander l. of Kuncoe. Is 'tbo oldest li which is ing nearly appcoschiTig the A CAMPAIGNER IN INTERESTS OF CONSCRIPTION IN BRITAIN Senator Jtfason. of a Senator's age. Col. James Maeon, of Toronto, comes next, lie la seventy. Olr.-E.Di Smith, of -sixty, Mr, James J. M.P." for Is a mere of forty- oucbt to be' good Jtbr-Kalf a q-ntcry In tho Red cuambcr at Ottannu Ttio outstanding fjguro among thcJC new .Senators from Ontario of course, Coipnol -vt-lir> has a wide ;a bankex and a citizen foldicr.', It 1s_ judging from hb3 -without the must popular of Uritlsh soldiers, to work with great activity in' he believes to be best Interests of ills country. Hla remarkable campaign in finer of cltl- include J" visits lo Bristol, "Wolvcrhaniptun. anJ f 'i "i i1 the veteran Fild-Marshal :o i- u 'i i ng upon them Ihe import- I- -1-. i i1 N Iviague. In the course of his sj -f i i i .'.s held the principal ihe three his Lordship, said: "J desire to inaus'jrnto a reform that in a'.fcw years will provide for Ihe defenci; oC thtsc islands a citizen sufficicnl In numbers and tratncd. As a for the defeicV'of iliesc" voluntary system, and the false confi- dence which sjstein are the verj" founditlona of tto'nalioinl ctianu-ter, up ihc of manly energy, are a I iHe "iuJi-pi-iii'ii.-ni.o of the UrlliFh rtallon." SIR GEORGE REID SIR TrKOHGB REID, the High fom- missloner In Bngiand for the Australian CoccnKmwealih. has played, a great part In welding together the Units h Wben lie took up of- fice In 1491 as5 Premier of Xt-w South the- movement In favor of fed- and -1 that and mded. In Recalling his ancestry. Sir fjoo Reid dei-Iares: "My people c-um from Burns' country. A> _ _. and my grandmother was Joan Ronald, who figures In the poet's 'U'jnaM's of the JJennats.' as a "bonniC anJ lass, who sense and yuid. auJ 'a conduct that beauili'ks a'' UN' the My father, her son. was a minister of the Kstablishod Kirk, and 1 was born In Scotland, at r "l was KC Of MI from biirch until i the uoctor orutiicd iu> iu Australia. on account of his health" The family landed In Victoria at the [rue of Ihe gold discoveries, and; re- mained there for six years, when they migrated to Sidney. At the age of thirteen Sir George Reid tnn-rcd a mer- chant's office as Junior clerk. Afier spending several years In commercial life ho got a'nomination to a clerk- New South Wales Civil .-entuaJly. he mado his mark i and attained his present Jill. GREY FAMILY i I GREY Is the head of a familj i .or at least a thousand >v-ars a prominent part In mould- 1 lory of .Great Britain. The 1 'i boast 'Uial they arc lh> ily on the Garter Roll, am inco fs-paramount at th> s me-. One of tb i be pCTson of the Countess o i joys ihj" confidence of Queer anothtr. the Counter o In the of Queen 1 Sir Edward Grey control: policy, and Is llic only com has been made a Knight o .jienl" Earl Grey Is childhood he received much ncuce I rum Queen Victoria. He was educated at Harrow and Cambridge. YOU SHOULD HA VE SEEN HOW HIS FACE LIT YS LADY LAURIER has" bccn'X 'Mr.' E.'.D. Smith. Wlnoni In'Ihe ty of WeHtwortli, is a wclI-knoTrii uit crower and asrleaJturlst. He wns member ot the Commons from 1500 130S, and is regarded as a sood ou, retire from public life, "and together we will uc able to carry out your cher- ished plan to live our closing years quietly and peacefully together.' With that continued the cx-Vreniler. "1 left her. You may imagine that on that" night when I heard that the country had gone against us, my thoughts turned to my wife and the promise T had made 'her. 1 telegraphed, her briefly" that 1 was 'coming home.'- She met me at the station] -'There was no word: of disappolnlment, no suggestion of recrimination. must keep the were her first me, 'You must fight on.' That Is the reason that I am enabled lo-nlght'to tender you my concluded the septuagenarian. ich'Ja gathering rose and gave three cheers and a tiger for Lady Laurier. The lady herself- tells tho sequel. One of the Senators subsequently met her And took occasion to express tho appreciation of the party, men- tioning that Sir" Wilfrid hid related the espe-ricJices of his home- coming1. "Did he tfJl quoth Lady Laurier, smiling. "Well, you should have seen how his face lit tip when I told him." most Interesting at tbe Presby- n Assembly in Toronto >ear Is Hev. Robert K. Knowles, he author-preacher, who fur the past eighteen years has been pastor of the argest PrrsbyterUn church la Canada ut one, Krws Church. OalL only church with a UrKer membership U Cburcii, Toronto, Kcox Chutvh, ;s one of the historic troayholds cf Presbyttrlanlaai ia Can- ada. Its moat famous minister being Rtv. Dr. Bayrie, whoee sermona so and were with such vigor that hbt all entranced for hrrirs at a ttuie. It waa Ihe usuxl for members uf tbi> church to dinner after a of bours of hicg, icd then return to tbe church for two or three people of Ualt took their reifcion ctrlucsly In those days, and they du ycU for. drepllo'lhe- fact that Mr. Kiiowlea has been In GoH for elRfaleen years, and Rev. Dr. J. A. K. In (he 1'rcabytcrian pulpit acroes tbe s qua re fo r no.i rly forty years, both mt-n have the joy of preaching to bltf raEn or shine. a Celt and mlnion'ot which post he was distinct success. lie had, however, a narrow escape from op- and Aswn against bw.chm.'vFor.a..wiinerbB paid aUcntlou ta the dlsrnrbaJtce, cally, In the midst at sui cnpeaafanod riofV, the sireacfaer made i wtki srab jr the oflcadJag- tabs and Item otn their moarines with a mighty as ripping of the stttcbes could c heard all over the cirareJw wsd tha onr ScotchmeJi present wiiji perplex- (1 ai lo tiiey tboalA sralfe at the- tn which Mr. Knorioe hod sot id of Uis iroablc or be angry Wm ta was a member of Sir John's 1 "fair Trial1' Government, lo Jxunbton to check Soclclj' Cameron ta the folJowfns riireetrd by your body, I JJf, at {o his knowledge of law, and faund his swera and On' IMa ropert. U t? said, Jlao- became a barrlsler !n -'yood siandlng, Another Blory jn. which Mr, JToo- the generat elocttcn of 1W7, and thft vtrie was In {he county c-f Lambi Mere Alexander Vldal-'uftens-ardu Scni aior, find Alexander MacVfntJis tn tha old rarttament of hip deffol would lio a ns he ilonold and ail his worXs, polltlwl flir John Mao- H fs Mid fight, and impalgn was between lha pressntallvcy. a I every Gael Nearly Mackenzie was, like many of his countrymen, "a bon- nle fcchter." Sfackenrle was In his prime, helllfrercnt, aggrcssls-c, caustic as'potash- Macdcmgall'Tras dignified. and sometimes cynical. The batllo between the two raced fiercely for several days. T reached In tho village towards-Ihe close of the MardouErall had mode a tack on Mackenzie for his In opposing1 the Queen's G( at such A crisis In Msto'ry of L'an- ada, "Did ho the new Dominion lo btcrtme n prey for on. The c- was Intcinded DJ? ft and wm ehctrcd V of thfl rftifllng fli of Mackenzie's pol Nolhins daunted rose to reply- "ilr. 10 said, In bratd Doric, "calls mo tfla- Me'dlEloyaU" Do I not wear tho Queen's uniform? Have I not camped with my fellow citizens on Ihe border to repel the Fenian'Invaders who would trample under toot the British nag? Can Mr. quoto .1 word of mine cither In T menl or out reflecting upon the cr Iho British monarchy? Let roe tell Mm to hlg face that he is mistaken. Loyalty to tbe Queen la a noble senti- ment in which all true Liberals shore, but loyalty to the Queen does not re- quire a man to bow down lo her man- servant, her maidservant, hw ot or her os.i.1' And with the last won! of quotation he turned somewhat c.intly towards Mr-" Tbe Mow- was ns fierce QJJ the strofco of a lyochaber nxe. and tfter that night MncJougall left tho elcctora to Ihclr own devlccd. At the close of the polls tho Doric exponent of loyally-WAS ettcttd by a majority, of over six hun- dred voles. In referring to Sir John A. Macdon- aid's. groat success as a leader. Sir Ceorgfe tells how ho.was always look- ing for men who were capable of serv- Jng him, and; of his readiness to re- ceive recruit1; from any quarter. He was careful (6 Instil In them" a loyalty that amounted lo devotion. How Ihls was accomplished Is aecn In his atU tuJe of affabklEly and Vlndness to h aupporters In the House. writes thus: 'TV'henever a member from the back benches addressed the House, no matter how weak his'effort or how-halting his speech, he wns sure of his 'leader's attention. I have seen him lurn hie chair around and ffico a slrujrtflnp fledgling In hfs vain attempt to rise from earlh. and Inter- lo verybody House rose, acd members pressed close on each other as they John passed'hls arm around nock, giving him and spoke In hi" be heard: "Mc- was. Many are the stories that have been old at Uie cxpsnre'of the H6n. TVil P.tlerson.; "Mr. Paterson had "Dice of grtat -which he orally used with 1UUe. refitrnTnt. H ipppared himself lo be onitc uncon of Hk rncm lers sometimes exaggerated Its force for their own t Is said Uial Hon. Alexander Mac kenzlo while sirolttng arouml th mot a friend from tho city ann nfier smnc- general convcrpailo about political mailers Mr. Mftchen? asked him If ho had heard Mr. "Pater son's speech on tho Titidpot tho da before. TTls friend replied that he ha nol. "Then." said Mr. MackenzT "you have been on I of Iho city One of the prominent men In BrUis Columbia, and head of the, trorlncii Executive In Ihe early days of Con fcderallon. was Amor dc Cosmos. Th origin of hfs nflme !s Intensely Inter fisting. "Dc Cosmo1? from the Province of N and on hla westbound ried fi few years In the He broutrhl Bee. R. E. The Gait preacher did ait tafcft ,ovel writing orttn a ils first paveVTha Culhierta; cs d him to_ba dBbfacd arcn. ot CaniAv" Ear En, It tUch- 'ully potUayed a Trombcr of WBlI- kno-m Scotch cliaractfira of GnJt with L keen appreciation of thsfr. stremrth ini weaknesses, and with a humor hat makes tbe book: dcllgbtfoireading. Ljneven aa raost of his books ttero are somo very clearer capital humor I ks probably "The AUic ch Is largely built irjoot nla ova love- story. ___, y THE MAN'ON "IHE BRIDGE HB BtronffEst personality behind: JL (be icencs at tin Admiralty Ixfrt rblur, lo wbocr 3fc. Winston Ctturcfcn esitnrsteiJ nroch- important wock. It Is-.thirty years Fisher came Into Uic pntnc flaring tho bombardment'" 'flf Atexaaiilrra. Whilst iu hfs teens toofc part ba Crimeaa. War. 'and tire struggle? Cbtru, and when he JTSS t pointed captain of Infleiltla. i the grnta It that versel that then -in existence. the Admiralty had every confidence In his abilities. Ixjrd has arwaya a curloos blend ot courtier and martinet. Occe when ''Queen Vktorla eipresued her desire that he' should be rcry nice lo Admiral Ixird V'-ra him, madam. If your it" On the other hand, d that when hd ordered under his command to -rtain place on a certain plain na.mft.6f Hmlth, all too I day, and the captain replied, that ha plain lo give htm {he distinction to be ready in the whtch he thought his talents 'entitled time, Fisher did nol stand on him. Accordingly he applied Jo State legislature bv private bill to etrcmony. him." was Sir Ocorpe I-.OT on linn Mr. A. Mcttuade, member lor 1 lato nl.TifRht for Ihe N'flllonal Policy. f new, nor was form, cither as cement, TmnrV t spttch tho [n llcii" PL majority, of "that if he Is not ready lo start on Plebeian cogiiome'n day named I'll have him toired [h IM i r-i inshtr does not profess to be on da bul he once mAda An (rnpros- uilne' i -ft Royal Academy He tre n rth to drifting phraw: JTo t 'of ours can go anywhere M >iv vi nil- fcJnnl MTTlt-T him DO The. hyIphrnse creAled so it tnval conr< arrived In-Brlllsh Cotumhfa. his scurlty was. entirely hidden !n .the Spanish ,rcsftnancfi o( Iho name to which ho entitled by (he Eraco of the Fisher dfjtinter of retarj' of wns eitdiiG ft JC-M ;