Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 10

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 32

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives

Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JOHN G. KENT IS A . F�|E BUSINESS MAN N�\v-Manager of Toronto Exhibition Has Served I^itfg and Well on'Directorate. HIS JUDGMENt'sOWND C. B. lOAUCimiS-ABLE AND MdDESt ------1,),::-  - Should Do^Good 'Work >on the NexvIylOrganized "War Tfadc Board. - Not a'blad-Hajlcl ,j^er-TaltM,His^Hi'^Isi.'/Ha�' Interests in W^k Seriously-Hobbiea are Boys ttnd Dogs. M Tt. JOIi.V OOW.VXS KKSr. who lias* 1ipcr of Toronto Business Enterrprises. > mar.ujser" of !)ie' Cinsiillan  i\/I T Nidion.Tl ICxhlliitiun. is n�i^ cjp'wn of their hraii. tu the soles of j - ' thMr tect. AUhousrh born fli(>-svi" with ; hi.-' paraftts \\ hen 5^1 UOYl> Mr-NAl'Otni'. who'.has hccn ai>-l>c>tuTei' oiiv of fiif- inehv\ipi-s licwlv (hm.'iiiizi;! ;\\'nr 'I'j-ade ,  Bpanl...' jHSj- not hlcs'si-i^ r with ;n\uj-p' "tiiAv mat-1 er" i t li� ii 111.*! n^.-�^ollJter , infii ' one' ^�uh*-'.'�if�i"�t 'in a '_ilayV> ninrr'h, Antl r.�r.iMoiilil hp the .J:ii-,: ixi'au ti> claim _-'lli: ri.-^Vlve.' tnodo^tyMs B.' ;Uiiyniie!iif one ,*e>f iiis ^iti* the "deu*, Itindly JuUsirnfsuiM'' !.'.:imlii!g' vhurm'tunHtli'S. But- on? hit ihp rtge of cie-J. a. Kcvt. ven. His bustncs.s caieir l-esAsi whcrt as  boy he left schoDUanil mi.'riM the ,, . . tirmVf Gowa.�. Is^-nt .>L- C.-. Al- -^".I thdve a ..kM.m.I *u!fU-.ent thin:,' ls''5Je*t�*iu''M;^p has travoliU ifartiui i>n*thc!i'i to -siioivss In business ti:;iu raostV uifii of forty. .'iidder. Like any other boy filling his ;;in Li^uninvc bioj^eiv^e nv ^^icnv-job, he had to svve.p the floors;, run l'^' lam^of Itoed. �>ha�v .and. m^is. and "polish UP the knock- ;MeX��?hU .But l,.ui:.�co hn� M.-A or on the biff front door." Po^iblv'come m.vAy oae of the spheres of ihis busini'si activity., , � His first vcn^tiire in Uiy insaranye ftelil look placo after he h^jdi^graflu-atod from the old Jjrv:s'Cot!e.if!atc Possibly hjB made greater headwaj; than mo.st . boys might havf, not bc^'use hty.wns related to the firm,, liut becaiise he had the atillity that iforced him foi^ n-ard. One of: the first positions o1 Institute. Toiorlto. That'wari t�ven-responalbiUty that >e;flHbd was that tJ-two years ago. At first fie was otbtiyer for th� glasstfare dop.art-' Ji'nior cJerk. But Defore Ions he ment, which necessitated his pnyinj; ' ecamc an insurance salesman, and fre -Ultimately j^as certainly travelinff some. ' Just he becantc a partner, and remained about concurrfnt with this vdnttire one tinOi the merger of,the big crock- jl^c embarketl upon still another part-, cry and glassware/Arms took place'nership. This-wtiS a life jiartnershlp. Iii J�SS. - ~' iln ISflS Mr. MiXaiight dissolved W'liile^ since then, Mr. Kent.has not I'-rlnerV.ilp with his former boss and been closely tied'up; to any slng-Ie hung out'hi� own-shingle, and he �busineas enterprise. his-lifcHias bern .i,j,pt i. out f�r three yesrs!. when he Just as acti.ve as it was formerl.v. AI- ' , :. , . J �, thouRht he cou'.d well afford to Uike "o^'''" "ml"Soined hands,with his case. It would ?>e difficult to find'Mr. George B. Shaw-, uMder thi style a man in the City'of Toronto whose ;of Sl\iw and lleXiiiiKht which re-Ilfe is bu.-ier. Evi-rJ- morninir. snarpv^^ai,,,,,; ,:nchaii=Td till'tjio picsen' And w'ltn iKj.un-Ihing h. dres it HeadTcfA^eaman's Uniony Who U Coniing to America'i 'Hat ,HE..:m:r;NO-PA;GJ| FiST His HM).BHejen a Career of Fight, irijs^ Injbttlce and Wron^   Done MiBritisii'Seaitieii;' 1. � v" "-^.P---^ Hi-f-:---  . B.^'i�uL.'iTicas. \, ; r.';: A MSA Y JMACDOXAI^ ' .-l*"^ > Snowdc.n ami other peftcc.riit-' �ny-prlcc vniiiks^'ti'4''* wiiyji^u-nnUngr to be- nice to 'thib Oitat;, kind Gqnijia'hs. have such Ja*x{;aj� foriiialitles and rt-Bulatlous to set Happily, thctc art* t-abor lenders and-bis tiixips over to Fr.-Viic6.fully cqnii)- Labor leaders. 'There are..J.t:l� ti-iii;:' ped for-work. T ha record made by Cof. ,,_,k \,tiii'\n, tv. �. A �Vi�ii'i'^-' .ladwtJi In-getting his'tjiCn siWedlly ;'�"'!' >�"�,the gentry, iflcntloned, ready for ser\-lce" aim the efficiency ["re frl^snds of^ c^ery counti^ ^-but of ni.^ work, have already l>ceh the [their ^wn, ,;{and cap Mtt 'jiSsS sulijcct of .>id*spren^ .TOmment 111^ every caule but their CoUntb'B .'irmy cIrcleSO Col. Jadwinorframned t.^.,. ,,,^.v,i; nt.^Ai,^^ ,>aud .equipped his rekUseftt without l^''"'','^*.?,^*'*!:*^'"^ Hendirson, waltlnir for nssistnuea from.the War [''I'o �f the TlVar Cabinet, whosejpatriotism ,>J8. .U(d'ced, beyond.dispute) vEdwrin Jaidwin nitlnif for assistance'friitli p T- :n!,,a-.v,.,f^'^'^-**- And "when he has once dV- OaT of his time other than that ^f^^,. ihoiigtri and . con- devoted to his own particular Isidejat ion, upon a certain, line, of, ^.Interests has been spent ii'i connection 'action Ai- pires^-L-.s ' steadily ' forward, with the affairs of the Canadian Xa-'irr djfticitttlptf^l"set;jil3a>iitirhe>either � Uonal Exhibition. His active con-lb.jrre (hroug-h tliem or circumnaA*!-nectlon with that .institution be^an , .v-ates th^m. 'He nover tnrna his back thirteen years ago. "when he ".was! upon tliem, li.ht with his habitual . elected to the direotorate. During! good-naiiired smile upon his''face 191t a\ii 1913. when h6_occuplPd theijjpeps ploiltjttiir along' iintll he ihifir-, presidential chal/,of the Xational Ex-ireached his jroal. ' i., . ' hlbitlon. th|re were periods when he; / 'With more than ono'bnsiness en-or two later; for after attending to | terprlse with wliic-h he, clthiir. is or' anything else; That Is', characteristic j has been connected 'jtho ; combined of the man.' Whatever he undecjakesquality of courage-' aiid^perslstency to do he throws-himself into It body j has been more than once. ^>ub to the . and soul. La.st; year, when iUhess I t�a. But th" woods niy-full of men prevented Dr. Orr, since dprensrd, j who. while posses,\in5_jjpurage ami,] irom pbrformln?: .his-duties as m.in-j persistftnnv in a hith degree, rtiake'! Bger of the cshihltlor/..,Mr. Kent was tshipwreck of .their ventures becau.se'' pressed .into service , as honorarj'i thcv are drf|plcnt> In concomitant manager., and ..without- remuneration i (lualltles which are , essrnllal to'suc-of any-kind devoted his tipie to mak- cess .in businrps. 'Jlr. McXaiigiit; on tcrcd the army at. tlie age of nineteen, .lie .-iaw-, service )r\ South Africa. With the Royal,Horse Artillery, unit' .tVas seriously wounded at San-uifs ' Post. > � It was ot�ly a year or Two, U'cl'ore war broke bat that Clen. Aslmiore turned-his aUentl'on to the po'sslbllitics.. of' the aeroplane, and he obtained his flying certificate in 1512. , '.;  _ ; Hunting. Is. the gallunt officer's favorite' recreation, anU he'i.t also -vpi'y keen on inuslc, being a Fellow of the I'hilljj^rmonic Society. A-cousin of ^Lord .Glanusli. he on-'jgootls after the vCiir. . AYhether.such ^ � boycott is feasible, wlwthor it Is ex-pettlent. and-. It so, under what con-uitlon.>ii-thc3e;'y.re- nuoisllonB that, it is outside my, purpose to discuss here, Bul'the7Aot that such a. policy finds one of ^i|sJ'^i^>st sticniious. and sturdy advpCiiles, -In Mr. "Wilson shows how much the Germ.m policy of �frightfiilneps" has done "^to; kill the "lii^rnatiofial ii^iiid;.'�Jn some of the .ablest of-Bi-itlsh Labor leadcr.s. , -'I-'or^Mi-. M'llfe&'n is a dfemocrat of he .jemocrat.",' who has-done things I -and not merely fulminated about Ing the. exhibition 'Of-iai7'the most succctisftil In its hlstor>-. Next,'to his, efforts 'In PonnpctlojJknows how to do It himself or dele- wlth the Canadlnn .Jfattmjiil Exhibition his most, important -ser\ires of a the contrarv is what Is aptly termed a well-rounded biislpc.is man. 'He gates the task- of doing it tosubbr donates. He Is a m.aster of system. semi-public nature ha>'ej)pe; 'Mr. Kcnt,*;StrlctIy speak- lit tangles the business up until It clogs' the machinery, but of the kind which Rives the l^uman etfement associated with the'concern an'-.oppor. tunltv to develop the finality,-of In-Jtlotinn It may pos.scss and'trt un- �3embtk:^au^ Leader of Men Some: - Stories Which Give a 'Real Line on France's � Strong^ Premier. Ing. hn� vno pastime-*!. �"'Kelhna. hnw- dfrtakeM.ls tasks with enthusiasm, ever, a*coup!e �f*"hobhlps" throinrh ; Plus these Ijusljirss, j^ualitles, Mr. whichhe dou,bJlpss gets some-relisx-jMcNavsht-te a man w-hosp Intpffrlty Hiiun Troii^ tho ."s^icjicr.-! oJ-h-'yVvprv.,.! iR-mf  the. hlghnrt "^tvpe. Evor>'thlB>r �day life. The nstfi.'i.boys. '.-Tbe other jmiisl be "up rtnd.above board" with Is dogs. He'^has "been .T fo.slor-rathrriRViBry ,W)terj>rIs He turna,. wallcs back to Clemenceau, and-Bay*: 1 "Ah! 1 forgot, Mr. President, I-wanted to tell you that I have de,-" pilnded very much li^-the, work of this office .upon Mr; So.and,.So.- I have evor>'>nssuTance that you would find'him-e.ttrcmely. valuable. . ." /'No use," Interrupts thc-new.Pre-hilen "I Intend to 'burn >even the furniture." 1 , - ' -:�.:;�:> J.iv, . � Under the title of ''In' thf .Tiger's Den." M. Prax writes ii�p,4n 1^ -Petit Parlslen ^^n. Interview'irlth- Clemen- t f Ihp Dominion w'prp Imported by Mr. Kent Honie of them. It- Is -.aid, costr Ing him''n thousand doUai-K, WhilP Mr. Kent has n-nipefprencp for'Wiilt j.nd greyhounds, he �!� the friend of .nil good dogs, and for twenty-five �� 'ywirs has'been proaldenl of thp^Cun-mffian Rcnncl Olub. - , .'' , , . It rptmires n-iilg mjin to ^tD^jino-. CBBSfujly the jioattlon^of-man^gnr of thft,'j?anadlan NutlonaU -. Exhibition. ;: "Tn�?ililr; Kent Is JJlg'eridngh to .fill H, there can be no ^oviht. Not only has. bohnjl o. wide, exn^.rle.ncp. In bitslnPRS 'y, and an ..extensive, knowledge of the "TIrislflo .working of. the National, but - ,iitBmpcrnmenttUly ho is well-fitiea:for (-the poBltloni. .You -couldn't rattle him >'�'wit* a hrisnda-of ortlljovy. Ills head Irf nJw^ Jt>xi hl� Rhouldprs find his ,', feet .aljynya'lOil .'*liP, '^ix^nfnejsfXt^iAtor,, and'?. 5 doHtatoi y . hiii oSiLuiJ it weiffhliJij Iji'HiW mind th�(^#(a an(1,oon8 BRportalnIng to th^ ' �u^iWln''hlastlmcs jire'sup-' posed to be Kplf-rand-brldjr^., But these days ho -has- little time for anything Pise but buslne^fl. , -.j ' the Wxna. you ;are,.:ttiy^BliHv|::!inp �6 carefully .welghe^l. the 8aJd,rPI*�^and cons that he. is, an a,' rule, ^IfniiKane-ously able to'rendqr 'Mv .deolilon,'^� . Thore'ls iiothlijg.pf the"sl4d hand'' man about niv, .Kon't. >Io! tqkos his work and his Itfcaerlously. Hut he Is liroachabie- of )nen, and no .man en: ioya real wit aai]^'>>umor'%6re tban ] Yesterday I atole a few instants of his time. ' ' �'- ; . Ho was seat'ed before a deak -strewn with cnvclope�':an, ifollps. , fie was wearlnp.a- grey,,cap, a aort of Tam o', Bhanter,--. ^ ' �'� � v �-'His manner was'Simple and cordial. Hersftld, �nrillhjr:; y''':'';'-�' i "Well'if What.doyou :want me to tell you, since It Is.perfectly.understood that J cannot^ irrant you an Interview? I wish a^Happy New Year to you"- � ' He stopped. . , > ' .. "Anditoijayseltalab,-- ( �, 'My Tprogram? 'War, of^ course ... Concentration of , effttrt on this, war . . .. And ataitdlnR be-htrid our soldiers, dolnp 6v*r^t^lnp fbr them-everything .^j.r "To fight! To win! There yoiiaie. My projects? To win! But mu4tr Ttb i'fn�y, alole. Her leader summen�j 'h�ri-atrongth and, the whole na'tib^'strortif ;-�nd quick to his loueh*-,^|y his credit definite achievements'as'regards the tuncai-oration of the lot and the nl-ieyiatlon of the hardships of the par-Itcular class of tollers to which he hiinself belongs. .Ioc|j|'Wilson wnarborn -In-.^SunderlaJid of seafaring stock. At an early age he shipped before the 'mast ih -a merchant .-ship. Even to-day the lot of a British meixjhan-t .Vcaniau'ia vCi-j-" fai jfrom one that permits iuuch'of lyln^'In the lilies anA feeding oii' the roE-es of lite. But -mainly through his erideavois- conditions are lncompat>at>ly belter than lliey wore In the da>'B when he leil a" life of adventure and.hardship and privation on tlio deep. At that time conditions In every way' were almost iudcscrltxibly bud. "Young 'Wilson saw tlicm, and-more Important still-r-for tiiiauiy a lonjj, evil day had bitter i�'rsoiii;i esporience of the.^'l. Herpsolved-todowhat.ln him lay to ohttUii for. tho merchant sttunaii soniotliing more nearly appi-oxlmat-ing 'to u "i-quare detil," - .\t that lUne, merchant seamen were unorga,nizcd and almost entirely at tlie iriei-oy of. the ship owners. They were III foil, IH -paid,'alid (very gener.-iHy). Ill -treated, lie 8a.w tha.t to �ecure conditions less intolc-rable, it was. necesita/y. Ihnt � tUeyj should i.-on.r)>liM\, So ho left.the sea un-d�sdC-tled on land in. order to devotehim-self io'tli;it life-nork of ivl!�;"'w'hic.h will torru for hlinVtor generations of 'samen whb wiil Hso ui> to'Call bhn ble,s3ed. "a Inonuaienit more enduring than brasis.','. The. filfficidties in the way o!f formijig a umion of .s*.th men wtrre-almost insuperitble. However, ll was soon- seen th'n-l-lie inos-sesscd-^in a degree ".remarkaljle even fop a country wbici^hue. from-time to lime, produced worklng-clasj* leaders of nire ciL[)aclty-the'qualities of courage and tenacity,-in addition to �organizing ability of a very uncommon order, ^ ll� oi-gnni'/.od el action he' waa m-plotod In vory heavy damages. But his nerve never railed. His-courage never faltered. Very largely ho-won out. The Sailor't M.P. / FOR twelve-years, off and on, he was M.P. for �^Ilddlesbrough, and was known as .the "Salloral. M P." Among the many reforms that he'in-Itlated and carried through, the extension of the Employers' Liability Act to aeamen," the establishment of an authorized food scale on ships, and legislation against the promiscuous employment. of'f&relgn sailors, are, perhaps, the most, important. Humdrum sort of things, aren't ithem. In comparison with the .-nevir, heaven arid the new earth which.tlie ."windbag"; type Of soap-:box orator,so lavishly promises'/, But,, at -least, he .'.'delivered,the goods.'.' And-how-good were those goods-in the' way, of greater security of life and limb for seamen, of better food, , of - higher wages, of a fuller; life-T-onlyv those who know anytUlng of the bia was a distinct success. "With all .her faults, the 'Mother .of Parliaments"/,:is .-never long unmoved by the accents of sincerity and honesty and.-manliness, And those accents'are his. This square-built, pawerful . mani with hilt big, aquiline nose,, his'firm mouth, his akgrcssive'chin, his.com-, batlve eyes, never hod' any- doubts ,'ab'out tho rights or wrongs of this w^.'He knows the foul murder done, times oi)t 'of number, on the sea by the infamous Hun-murder on , the very men it has been his lifework to^{ aid. Tho iron' has entered, Into his soul. Hence it is not,':at, Yprea. -jHisRHlha/iilnn In^bronto, an I J-;iiiiiiat*;^lS Et��iVS Hall -Con- a ptayCa^l'ow of Ke'r^nsl lJut IS'now u malimK('(iaii6li Canada's" pension list, ike enlisted ii�''thi'.�6th Battalion at liidm'ontbii,.' �:ji,^^ trahsferred to-.the 4�th;tn England,.went over'ito the flghtinglllhe, was >vounved from Eit-monton.,.toi'Tlafint6',''.vhpm j ho' was., engaged'.to.; be.niarrled. One day the fighting .In ..that revolution of 190u waged : hpt. and fu,rlous up and down the olt'y -"etreets, arid ItNcaino to the very- door of "Ihe house tn>i which,Ralko's t^.nc'ee had,iier homo,,' �There-wera",manyi' wou�5ied"'',In the street, 'and- the-girl :w^'avf^� fighting ex-, perieniitf; �i:9,n!%.#M^n> ,1 ndependen t klnd.ibifSlfl^^y^^Wfff^ a'chance to . �A"*^j^VlM|rWo^SSM shot In" the head.^'|tMhr^pi^l4>:]^9r many weeK" Brig.-Oen. March, KAISER PREACHED ATJERUSALEH Armed to the Teeth He, Dedi' cated German Protestant hpS. his lefl^ai^* of iheMi^" "No onV; headofl.' V��. . self. "t9r:,l'i^ war with".ma'j was wonAPrtul imaln/ted for life, !btpth(n~at%ipH4 Iiall. 'Noth-ln�.i!\o^,�'1�ivA�!.� be > of nature's ''(Join*.^;'-!fW;-i''.'i-i-i-'^i!'^.:-. '�:'oir. ',Poul Raiko fttn'still >tutnk clearly wl�h,) m haa.halj nr^^duoatlon (o -v Y ^HEN tlie � Kaiser epteretl.' \\/ Jerusalem nlnetceriyeiirsagol " ' (October 29, 1S98), tho ceremony seemed:to ,;bo of a com'pound , ' whoso'only analogy Is found by eyewitnesses in their memories of Barium. Tho au-thorlty for Uiis account-is Mr, Spencer Leigh Hug:1i?�,_^ now a member of the British P.-irlfamont, bu/t th-en a new-apapor correspond-' eht, and 'he now confesses 'that he sot a few fictitious tales In circulation which only the Paris prtus gavo publlcaUon. He told Frenoh Journalists,, wilio promptly regaled thy;lr pap-/ ers, "that "when tho Kals'ei- came ashore at Haifa he tried "to walk on the wat'er, havlng-.heard that Ihishud been done by someone elso many years aigo In that -part of tiho^world." }t was rcpoTtcid that'jvhew-he failed ^he said he didn't believeVho tale told,�about - the  other pcrson.^:^ A second tale was to the effect that "tihe Kaiser entered' Jerusalem on a donkey, wiille the people otrew-^ed pa,lm branches in\ the way , ^nnd slioutod 'Hosanria.'" l^r^s. ..somehow, was also provided .with pictures i,h'owlng tho incident. Mr. I/cIgh Hug-hcs now gives to the London Tlimcs the real facts In t'he case: "It was at about a tiuarter p�st! three on the afternoon of.Satii-rday.'j October 29, lS91i;'Lt(al this curious; speclijfien of a pilgrim entered i the Hoily. City, armed to the teethr;' es-,' carted by ' tropris. wllii , Turklsli- -mounted police thrashing ptit of the' way such natives ' as htt'd drawn^ near. Some accotints of tho event relate that .ho wont In by the Dam-'  aacus Gate, but that is n-ot ilhe case.' To oblige tlieln- Imperial guest tho' Turks had m.ido a breach In Ihc historic and linraornoi-lal walls of Jeru-' sa-lcm In order to savo tho falser from the trouble of ttirnlng an.awk-. ward \(:oimer-an outrage t.'Jtat may' have snjtlsfled'hfii sense of Kulture.) - ^ Took Anthem at Salute ..^ *�*�>HB Kaiser had arrayed himsclfi 1 like a crusader OS seen liv-pan-' tomlme-holmcti sUk robe, and :th�y otker.^ usuol trapplijf s for the' part�; He appeared to bo in a mood of exaltation, arid saluted -wi-th almost> cipllopttc fury. I -have someblmicis'scen, occoun'ts of, thnit Imperial trip to th% Holy trfind In whicfh it is said that the German thoroughness a^vd'efficiency were ^.i-own by the perfection/ of .the.' arrang'oments and .l)ys.tho/ manner in which the time-table was/ kept, but the aee Impossible,' to imagine a more Brltieh ins^tutlon^ than that . , ^ ' "What Btruck me abomt the Kaiser In ,Jerusalem , more tlmn- anything.. else was his compete lack of a: sense of huimor-a lack so complete-as to- bo' bitrdly consistent ywitihl entire sai�lty. I have never witness-' ed anylMng more really funny than.' Ilils appearance as a prenchcir dn, a', ohur