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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE BRAINSOF CANADA-No. 37 Sir Douglas Cameron is One of Empires Elder Statesmen A Man Worth Too Much lo Ha-Country lo Be Allowed to Remain m> Lieul-Coternor of We Rotten'Rob (in Covenimeiif Downslaifi, By ARTHUR HAWKES. THBRF: are cynics who lalk us if it Is a positive a mar. hasn't, any brains If tic confesses to have been a lieutenant- Governor of a Canadian Province. What can n IJeu tenant-Governor do, they ask superciliously, except say Mltio" to a crowd of politicians? Bui when they so spoak they h.iva not rememberod. Brown of P Sir and they have forgotten Cameron of Manitoba, who eet an example ol how to kick a guns of unscrupulous pclLUclans At the very moment when they thought they hid him fixed In Immovable precMci And tn fear of tho machine. It tali, brains to throw a Government oui 'ol Kir Douglas Camoron did It In Winnipeg B. couple of years In ths coolest way In tho If ho had used to the Joh of n half-royaJ policeman, keeplnr nntch upon the public treasury. Of course, Sir Doufflas doesn't lall B.bout th.it unparalleled (cat of ffubtr nitorlaJ anna Fancy a Govcrtio; trtio hag read King's speeches Eivin: a. lecture on "Statestneji I have put !o AB a matter of liiilory. s'r Douglas Li the only Canadian alive has "put a lUnlslry death. CTIie Mercler Government was 6Js- In Quebec years ,UiG, principals to .that jonstlnf -la hero toTecUe the facts. The Minister whom Sir Doug- las overthrew Is still with coutli, slowly hla heaJth against the postponed day of a trial which has an affecting ln- Robert SLrons of Ol ivtriluillon conlJ not stay an l-mnc- li.ilc rctrimuion. Commission or Dismissal? HT-: fad. furllu-r, npponrs to bo thai ilvo commission was Iho alternative to n formal tUsm'.ssfil- .'.-i t was, tlip Inglorious climb-ilown s followed In a little wlil'le by llie of tl'p (iovernnipnt which il won a Ktneral election RLr Hwlinond to toll RO lo ovcrlnstmB T1 months before, and HIP fftW auc- tioneer irigiietl In Ihc place uhcic the Camun farmer had dniBSod Kind's name In tho inlrt', nml hold- ers cf his commissions hail lmved like Of Sir DaucMs Camcror was nsirnlletl as a dn-.l Id t III nssntleri by Ihose who depend on Hie most 5anlunlc smile Hint liaa emitted wllhln living memory- Sir Ucisglas Cameron Is IJb but ruL a foci. There is :i "re.il :ui'l a spurious hup.iboo of The real bustiboo Is of tlfr Rogers and Roblln kb-.cl. The spurloiiR ap- pears when a Ww rnaji is rowed Into not dole? something merely becaus Itltle-nilnded people will titthlutc t him a petty pnrtlzan motive. Sir DotiplQS was not ftfr.iid to tlo the honest thing anJ to rescue om a of thieves. In 1911 ho broke away, from Sir Vllfrld iJiurier on the reclproclty aue. He lias never been known lo magnify Ihe Rreat French- s a master of business. He omc of Ins ideas on jcclprbcity were imple, almost Mr joint Canadian father I the luckless compact, his on the Western mill he Brantfonl biscuit-baker was Ule on the amateur "with Ih [anlloba. miller. Cameron wa gainst reciprocity in the form tn which ItVas embalmed in Ihe Tart Fielding compact. Before the elcc- lon came 'he' was appointed Lleu- onanl- Governor of Manitoba, nnrt so did not figure In the heal of Hit; Sidelights on Men. and Women mthe Public Eye. WHY NOT BRITISH WIFE FORPRINCE? et Lhc Heir to Throve Pick His Bride Among His Own v People. IT WOULD BE POPULAR And There Is Reason to Believe King George Would Approve It, lly JAUKS UOUCJI-ASS. TA says ill. Hon. G. K. -7- llusst'H, choice uf Kiiglisli nml prln- crsEes.by arllfic-Ul was one of the, most iiulofeiislblo slalulosj which IVrllanienl-cvor pnwe.l. H cn rut difficulties, 'in Kev. .M. J. Pickelt, way of such. jhad .31. Sltch.ioi's wh6 has j linked Hie PlaniasmolB. Hie Tnilors. .ic'cenUy leri Kngbnd for Anecdotes of the Week SUCH IS FAME I 4 Mi. Thomns Ilftrdy Iho nAvcllfil, haa lived 'or so long In Dorsetshire unions thf very scenes UiAl he Ims described so graphically, >IQ Is a modest ami icllriiiE disposition Ihnl his Tunic IE to IL number of (lie i country folk- An jiniuslnfe story Ift lohl of nil enthusiastic1, admirer visited Dorset nail approached ULI old ilainc vho iv.is Mlllne oulslde her cottage tloor. Mr. Hardy .lives hero, down'l lie Inquired. "Which i'Kkcd the oH woman. "Why. Mr. Thomna Uai-Jy. who wiltos books." replied the nslonlshrd pilgrim. "Oh, I know nought aboui said'tho coiihliy woman; "bin' L-u lie llaidy nearby who rcnv.H EDISON REACHES ALLOTTED SPAN Famous Inventor 70 Years Old on February Interesting Anecdotes. WHAT DISCOVERY And What Invention la A Distinction Wiih a DilTcrence. I oungest for her soldier daddy, No rah Alexandra Henl, aged six y pa rs, has wo n new fa in c for Ihc city of Gait, one of Ontario's best re- cruiting centres- This qulel. earnest, little hrown-halreri fjirl may be Ihe youngest khaki-knitter in nil Can- ada. Watching her mother, she mastered- the" preliminary stitches; dim now she wrestles with I sfocka. Even i( this small Scotch slip was born nt Lolth does show some favoritism, surely It's not a serious knit- ling for daddy Private Alex- ander Herd Is a member of the 122nd the Muskoka Haialion. llis home Is [n Huntsville. hut the unit is In Gait for the winter. and the Ktunrls to HIP English peo- ple, and H lieljK-d 10 impress a for- stamp on of the House of Hanover, There is n, wcll-ljflovcil as llsh hu.ch.'xraicler -i? In who WJ Ifo puslicj. slmi city to its csliTiucst I'olnt. I Urlllsh Kmplrii were', a reiHiblli: could nol possibly elect IL I'L-eEldcnt llia> wllh IL cliai'ncti'r inure more j WONDEW'UL-'WING'ATE. 111! appointment of Sir Fi-incla Slnlsir of Iho [iitny. to High Com in IRS] oner of IB biirc to very popular In (hf land of the Sphinx, ivhoi-p lie T1 Knglnnd on thu soil of j unselfish, or more averse from fit I'rovtdenco Br.-ini lilm Muring In tlie llmcl an.) the lQ3t mur- King- Qutcn Mary is e averse from pnt llRhl. 'Tlie'-couci of i tmffan tbnn nn lient practically Ihc whole of poi 'a, Pir Fj-iuc-la Knows more Ueonn the .'.ill.U to y to Thomas A. IMi.icm 11 IL owus lo Mm, tl.u wonlil IKLVQ to mnke tin Is Ilic way That one of Hit carlloflt fiMoclnlea of tho great Inventor, wlio cclnbmtctl scvenllplh blrtli.luy on F'A'riLiry 11, summed up opin- ion of I'MlKon a few iliiys ngo; "TUIa not original ihu umn confused, "but 1 have ac-cn the atntp- ment .'.-omeivhrre, and II seems lo mt- tc Lie (.tuimneil wllli truth." 'I'lic slory wan told of how 11 r, r-sllson In the duya of Menlo I'arn, when Ihc connected ivllli pei foe ting H.c- incanilescfiiL lamp altnosi hint inur of disaliection will lie drowned evury whit as In the thundering eliovus of nnttonul i_aB fnG lionsehi rejoicing." Substitute in the [president Mint, mil ot ever and Rs: y oilier soldier, and lie Jmfi hclil.tlio position of Slnlar "Jusl wait :i little- ivinie, we'll make eloctric light HO cliciiii Ihitl only Tlie' tlie wonl "Hrillsli" for Ilia ivortl [VVhlie Court of llvlt.iln ttce "EnBllsh11 nnil everybody will en- j L-0mpaTison with Ihc WhiIt- Washington. In this I But for that lie would have spoken alnst th'c afirccmcnt, no doubt. Dui ho lias uever fancied hlciself. as IL stumper. V He is loo clear-headed to deluded about his bmin or his tongue. He can speak all the same. The first lime I saw him show his quality ivas tn 1910 iit the Manitoba Chibj'where )ie presided over" a luncfi givL-n tu' delesfilc? from tha. ttrlstpl Chamber of CommercE- was an officious sort sub-chair- Sir Douglas Cameron.- tawa. Of the dead speak nothing but But do thut poUUcally dead, physical y living who tare led politics for the- rood of politics? Government of Two THF eld Manitoba, GcvernirKnt Tras.knoTrn by some people as the GoTcrnment'of the' two Roblln 'aid Tlbbert" Ilorers. Thtrc waa plen ly of accusation .thftra 1911, but It was 1915 be eWU tul become, sufficiently man. who at first seemed as If he were to run the whole show. Uu t1 the chairman ca mo into his own with a speech, admirably phrased, and spiced with a quic-l dry humor wirfeh won everybody. If persons maginc that the man who called Ihc loblin has not command of an of- 'ecLivc vr.cabulary they don't very much about remarks that rrach he spot. A Thorough Westerner IR DOUGLAS. CAMERON" has been th rough Hie In more senses than one- lie is of the wcs western. Dut he s.it. in the Onlnrio Legislature during' the last Hire gr-nlzlug years of Ihe During that lime, too. he tried to en ter tho Manitoba Legislature, also Ilia. fJntarto status arose from hi anil us KiOTt longer than any other man. Hie wealthy nffoi-'l lo liny can1 nproiiilmr.nt'daVEnp bac'k '.lies.1'" years, when lie- himself was only 3S (if how n .llutchman liail (rone years ft womlorful lin- i-Misdh il'Jy iin'il "s-il'l Hint. srulsl nml i-s. able to mnstCT any Inn- had n BO oil 'jclicme fur ;e In Ihrpo months. out of Moo.-ilpr I-Merton. vonlJn'i it pc not fpa [r.ot using the a seasoned business man of. four years of age is n. worthy .trait, Indeed. Sir Douglas has president of Iht Maple. Leaf .Mllllriff Company ver since It was founded In 1901. ledley Shaw manase." trr concern, vhtch" has grown faster than any concern In Canada, and which only now to have nicely sot ntn Us stride. UntySLr Douglas is president r.ll tho way. and be ranVs s the millionaires because he uses hraJns in running Ihlngn for liinsclf, as well as in p.icktru: .otber men to things "-wmch they can do better thaji he. lie likes goiii cvAd gives them lo his friends. EIc enjoys a public nnltcr. The wliolc j The people will tlien sec its vltlnc-s nay, tho whole Empire, Is deeply In- more rlcarly. will rcvcri-iieo lere'stert In It. Tho bail old nil-! them more enriirslly. Olhfr land Ilpscl er the lalile cloth. ilo .lllilt In a.ihc.l ih wine r imitKl the marrpseablcs for a Brll- inarki o( tlie constitution may v.inlsli, i will, smile. "Honli-llmos, I sh prince lo a Sew royal families. li I liui. the slciJy lhat bad oM-rule were swept awny. bum brlKlilly 1 flame of .Ivity In the price of royalty woulcl he. much lAnil I urn confident lliat if Ihc Dnt- ivill 'tfc altaelic: iKiieiamrnobotly makes any commen Mfjhler. There woulil be no need to infiicl a upoa any meaiher of the royal family. The l.ilk, and is :i com- panionablfc compAnion. He to see Canada, sreal in n'atlona.1 unity. and so La En tenter, in spirit In truth. Hs haa no use for party games -In ,Hmc-3 like thesc- 'Wlii the ts hia slosTin- what yon should expect '-from a LienlenanL-Govcrnor Is wortl altogether loo much lo hi3 tO'liC, lo remain on lh> pnhli' shnlf. lie ouglit _l_o be_ formally en me-cliier-aiaU-a.men o the Empire. Ish pcoiili ask for an nll-ltrltlsli wile for llie Trincc of Wales fofcl'nB a11 open-door. FO far as King of roultl marry any- i George anil Queen Mary arc con- ..j that he'oli- Icerhcd.'. The future of Ihc dynasty In aincil Ihc consent of nnd jo'ny case is secure, for we nrc rc- -noUirr. to desire a rcpuWkyseeing llhal our monarchy pivcs vantnges But -ir a upon it." T the T'hEltC' sent of Kins' George "tfould be necessary. I urn sure ,lliat-ll would withheld, stability of the all fhc [d none of the disad- xpubllcan., InallLUllons. ng to -the Rritlsli throne It HALLAM TENNYSON woumlcd in acllon. ts thL- eldest.FOU .nd-lielr Govcrnor- Gciiri'ril of Ihc ''Australian. Coihnion- weiiiih" nml RrainLso'ti of the poet, lie at Eton an.l Cambridge, and the "nrmy-lh. 1911: Ills t-lirlsllan re- calls' W.'aniiiPiTiff, 'slory'1 -connected "Tes, the.ui.l6n of the Pilnce of i-ards kingship. never de- parted by a the constitutional' doctrine, of If anything, has erred on the aide of modesty, and selt- 'lIKWARE OF PESSIMISTS. JEVEH court'a plrl whose 1st is n pessimisl, for he lias coming. Peace Mongerers Busy in Denmark, Norway, Sweden dpTTO for-discovery 'to lie poatponeit The grafter, whether he does It for himself or merely corrupts the elecloroie with qroi money In order that he may rttBln hla hold on power, usuaJly comea to irief whcn'hc Is engaged oa his magnum opus. In the OpposiUon caught on to Lhe fact thai more money than concrete was coins tlvc bastment of the Par- liament Huildlogs, and more steal than steel- They had the weapons ol attach all rig hi; but the Govern- ment had Ow weapons At panyr which has mills at of which Ilnl Portage was the chrysalis, >forma.n, Winnipeg-, Rainy Itix-er, Vancouvtr. lie was at home In Win- nipeg-, so that hlscajidldacy for South jieg was natural, too. But he didn't enter toe local House- and Hat Portage threw, him down In Ihe Hong dehficle of January, Then he hail a tn" tf- Winnlpes- for IhD House of Commons In failed. HE was nominally beaten by ifr. llappirl, who became a judge after he jrave ur> his seat to tlie pres- c-Dl Minister of Public Works, whom Mr. Porden could very well have docc didn't. Sir. was really beaten by the JloEora ma- chine, then in the of Its As llie voters' llrt was a Provin- cial nffilr, the road lo psrEonnllo.i open and wide. A man-wuld be. put on the list but could not be tak- en off wllliout his knowledge- When names were, aricictl for -which there were no men. they couldn'L be remov- ed- The 1903 election came during n Swedish People Pro-German, Pro-Ally and Danes Divided. strike the Strike -broak- ers wr-re very useful lo the machine, which had judded the In the ntvmca of men who 'lid not exist voted c.irly and vol- ed often. Such are some of the pros- titutions of democracy, against which ontsl men cannot always prevail, At Ciovc.-nnient House the Camer- ons were popular. Tht was not nin as a instUutlon, but with Presbyterian hrcru1hT and In the spitll of fnlhs whn. rAisrd on the border line r.f Quobcc, tnia liberality IF, In i the sc-Ti cf weapons which I on corrupUontet thinks are'' sharp Ions after Ehey have losl th-ir Bpccclies In the UOUM were followed by references lo Public Accounts Committee. Anybody with haJf (in Tyc1 could IcJl that the merriest Iy- orUcreU to the flog trail for Fort Nelson and one Tras wafted on dollar bills Into the United person with an tye nsVnl how lor.g It could go on. Tlie Prime Minister and hla aldcg thai cverylhin- was all rlshl rmd that the demand for a. of was ns superfluous as] (0 observe n an amendment of the Heatlludes-j of fcellnp rcstratr.t, "Commission refustcV1 was iwbttil over the door of the when By POLmCUS. ECENTIA': I'pointed oiif that though Spaniards among theinsclves into pro- allies and pro-Gtrmans, thti country a whole is .Disinclined for Inter- vention In the war on either side, and fone rnlffht almost adil) under any circumsian'ccs. The same Is true of the three Scandinavian kingdoms Norway '.s strongly pro-ally. Sweden is, very largely, pro-German. Den- mark's policy Is to avail risks, though the In nil three countries, however, [here. Is a eirdnff for peace and a strong lislioi peace Is nl- most Immcdlilcly at hand. This .lef has been strongly fostered by Cierman Intriguers In the tlirrc conn- tries, who nre, of course, well aware that pcacft row must be Ihe peace desMoralcd by President Wilson; namely, a "peace without, .o be. "We were "tlilnkinjr of calling him father. "Wliy'nol risked Ihc sol- fr.lher, nicklesliy.-" answered' "hul suppOEC-he should turn out :L WHAT SHE. WANTED 'l AN'V a slory is loUl hy Sir JVl Fi'tdcrlcVKenyon, the Direc-_ tor of the llrtLlsh Museum, in repird j In varioiis jieoplc lie liriK seen On one' occasion he was showing some- of" the pr'iccICM treasures of the mustuiii' lo ft distinguished l.idy viHilor, but. nollilnu setmed to inter- est., her lo any extent. Suddenly, however, her face imEhlctl up and she Interjected nn jmslslani ivlifi; iimlliiR by, "Init, KAlsoiy. where would you set llie'osyjteii mv bcrc nccPSMn- to. seal Ihe luirtjis iftcr iJr.-KdlJion nin lils. luritl hly hair and pave ci'prv evidence licinW vtry mu'ch nrinoycd. "I never knew n fellow lo comfl :iloiiff TS'ltli a brlHUint conccjillon lliat Ihrn? wasn't cuss who wnn lo show It couldn'L be done! violinist lUnicnyi'usctl to cnll at Ihc old Kdlson offien at nilh Avenue Homo.one oakcil Mr. Edison if he remembered the vlajU. rcmc-mhcr lilm woll.1; Mr. ras a Koclallst or lie roulil'slt there talking and by and liy'siarl playins mosl hcanlldil Ihinpi-ivnlUiiK. soft music. It's (I play two orfihrre ihuusau.ls dollars ivortb every hlpbt. yn" Bft I'lnv "nre for Ihe Mr. fcrtlaolj Ihn iilionoBtill.il wnsn'I n-orkltic well In those days, so It didn't do him jilhlicc. He aluod on n Man nVid for mo, nU-til and when In wcTis'rolllnsr iloivn his. cheeks. I aak: pood music." Much Too Popular' livonloi's '1 dMr.i wore lanslilim rfCenUr over IHe'rrrollccllon of Wison-a-'ail' Icnnt foris-anl. Sir Frederick, M-hat hl'that lie took to he awakening '.appreciation. Inquired: "What Is it, madam? K there is any- yon pray vice (o n m.in c! Ihclr pivcn in Iho.rarly Win Mr. R.lison "Voiri'9 lrtr; KO pel some One nf Ihcsc ino.n ivna liallcry export. Talk-ilrKls.l to a (11s- of (lie fonsli Ihr.t h.nlta.l to lr.-ivcl.lo lirhiE fio not imitate to aSh." of lhc wis1' ninny criticisms' of you vroiilJ lell mo what brand ol you nse_oti. those Iron art let Into Lhc noor. We navc'lll'c Etililt sort of thinp at HIT houaa, Il'il my' inaiils can never L them to slilne Igilr so lirillismtly." 'A .FLYING VISIT secni lo aSRlunc ate of hny working OL" ilevuloiJinciil the 5toraffe bat- icVy'wc'rn' made, anil nn various uu- ra.s'inns IMlsoii waa facetiously, re? of thnsc nilrcr.ic coiiiniciits. At one lime Ellison said: "I know of liotnlnp thai MO iln- v'don .1" nian'.i. latent c.inacllr for lyinc n5 a sloracc raisnn has alivaya disliked term rtlscovercr aa 1'lm- "Dlpcovcry Is not Invcnllon. ,ie once rcmarbert lo nil InllliuW n.i- socialc "A discovery Is more or I se OH well .is n'aniTnel. The CrOvcrnor was born In Tlriwkosbury. His lady cann? from VnnhlceK Hill, whtre the look pl.icc In 18-SO. Their chlMren arc :iml marrityl or thr Two boys arc in the trenchPF- Thcy platoon lenders 'tlic rifJn W.TS rtcmr.allon. T its mnjnr .he.ir Hjctr rather c-n the rifle and Hit puslllnnimily which kept It in MFC Ions1 sifter U wna not the peace foMowlnr on such i victory as lo guarantee and s-sllntj peace for the future, which t [3 the determination of the allies [o Apart from the fact that ca Idcr i .QlTrt tldcsL.chlld. All fi Kc.in'fliriayjan klnps Tre'-co'nslitiilional -moTuirch'.i and. aa such. havOlttlc dfrecl-fiilluonce on .their respective toun- X ?S.- mongering In I Tiy me men whore lives ivn In con what ho has hit. lie sr.es Knia hrnrclct linhrddcd. Iho. dust. has isrtatnly nnt vented LU Ho illtl not sftL nnl lo n brncclct. yet thr'valnc nf it Is aa crcnl to 1dm :U the U. niter lone; years of Rlndy._hc: rl invented a machlnr tpr making seolrl bracelet ot common Jonrtyoar tllscgvf ml 'He yny So ko hard ruhher.. He was si vork experimenting .with Indfa Ubbcr, ami quite IIJT chincc he nl non a process which .hardrned last rcsiiH in world thai ho wished or cxpcctfd to nltaui. In n- rtlscovpry I hire must be an clement Ihc accidental, and nu important mo. too, wbllc an Invention la purt- v deductive. my own case hilt ffiw. anil i Ic-Tsi Important.. -of my In- vcnil'onn owtrt anylhlns lo t of thr-'m bnvc .been hammered' after lone and palir.nl labor, nnJ tV-n result, of coimhws rspcrl- all clircclcd loward altAlnlnp aome well -defined object. vi "All mfchanlrnl Improvements may. gai'rly Mln> lo and illdtovcrtM. The rcrln? ma-' rhlnr, wrvs an Invrnlion.' Fn'wcrp Mm Btr-am cnpinc and thd lyficn-rlU-rj' of ihls lalter. illcl I nvrr1 icll yon that I mncle Ihq fir.il twelve I j pXwf 11'o.rt ftM y 1 n Rillrnnd avrnnc. Newark? This wan In I9TO. and f a machln" of simllnr never found time lo ;