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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ NEWFOUNDLAND'S NATIVE BISHOP Rev. William \V. C White Is First Newfoundlander to Hold Office. I IF. 15 VERY POPULAR SideligWs on Mei\ and Vomen in ike VuUic Eye With All Classes in Island-Bermuda May Be Constituted a Separate Diocese. 1M ST. JOllN'tf. N:'!d.. March 11. ir.VForxnU-yen's new Bishop. Can i'm Will'r.m Charles White, lector of St.' John's C ' !'. iral, wio v.as Consecrated the over day. succeeds the late It'.. Rev. 1. w.-tlyn Jones, who for thirty-nir.e > .i.s had been the chief pastor of the Anglican Chttroh in Xowfo und-1::::.'.. ar.-.l who passed to his rest only a few weeks ago. having vrsitmed the headship of 'hp ciloecse last simi-�ner. This is the first time that a native o* the colony has been selected for this high'office. Although the Anglican Church here has iKid an episcopal head for nearly a huncliad years, all the previous incumbents were appointed in England. The Bishop-', leet. T5t. Rev. William Charles White, Is the oldest son of the laic Dr. Robert White, of the town of Trinity in Trinity Bay, on the eastern coast of Newfoundland. Ho was born on August 31st, IStl.". and after attending school at Trinity until he was 16, came to St. John's and entered the Church of England Academy, remaining there two years and then .returning to Tftnity, where he continued his studies under private tuition, as he had decided to embrace the Ministry, leaving in 1S55 to enter St. Augustus's Colle.ce, Canterbury, where, after spending a course of three years, he graduated in 1SSS. Returning to Newfoundland in the summer of that year, he was-ordained deacon in September, 1SSS, or somewhat MISS ANNE MARTIN AIMS AT SENATE Nevada W^oman Upsets Illusions Because She Doesn't Fit Preconceived Ideas. HER FIGHTING RECORD She Is a Gentlewoman With Thoughtful Blue Eyes and a Low, Deliberative Voice. ABERDEEN'S SON HAS WON THE D.S.O. Major Lord Dudley Gladstone Gordon Was Very Popular When in Canada. WENT AS AN ENGINEER And Constructed Railways Over Newly-Captured Ground - HeacU Highland Battalion. Miss A nnc Martin By RAL.l'H BLOCK. PERSON:? who have never set';fore had jursidiction over the I-land of Bermuda as well and the practise of the late Bishop Jones was ro spend about eighteen months' of each two years in Bermuda, usually putting in each alternative winter before the old mythology. Anne Martin's record is as good as any. and one s'Jo of it at least is full-flavored of action. She was born near the famous Comstoek Lode-.picture of a raining camp. Shoot-from-the-hip Jjnes, Alkali Smith, bar-rooms with silver dollars stuck all over the floor, gambling hells, etc., etc. (seev any Western movie). She now lives in Reno, although from no ulterior motive. She climbs mountains for a pastime. She was dice the State tennis champion of Nevada. She fought her way inch by nch along with the'Fanklvurst family in the now famous siege of London. She picketed the White House and was thrown Into jail for it, only to be released by Presidential pardon. �All this would justify a picture of the proposed new Senator from Nevada as a tall, gaunt, hard, steely-eyed, pioneering woman, with a talking delivery comparable to a st*^l trap making a ration of tenpenny nails. ' The only thing wrong -with this description is that it isn't true. To really understand the kind of a woman Ann� Martin is without having s?en her yourself, it is neccessary to have read H. 0- Wells, and then fitted her to a mental picture of any one of the Wellsian modern women, from Ann Veronica up. If you haven't read Wells, you have to go on with this story and piece together as best you can the various other details of Anne Martin's life. She was graduated from the University of Nevada and. Lejand Stanford, Jr.. had a flier at art under William A. Chase in New York, studied In England at Cambridge and the Uni-v rsity of London, took a look in at Leipzig, and went back to Nevada to take the chair of history in the university, and from .there gradually became a part .of the Western women's -fight for the vote. With that as a lackcrrounrT it. Is not so difficult to understand that she is j White of medium size, a gentlewoman rati - ' er than a propagandist, with thought-blue eye", dark brown hair, a Job--President Docs Not Dare Think Aloud. By DAVID LAWRENCE, Washington Correspondent of the New York Post. EWS about President Wilson i, \JOR I.elM) DUDLEY GLADSTONE GORDON, second son of the Marquis of Aber-jdoen ami Temaire, who has lately received the US.(I., has a special interest for Canadians. Many of us Urn w him ai� a small boy in kilts, sliding and skating at Ottawa; fish-in':, or travelling with his parents on siiuia of tin :r many trips through the country. For Lord Aberdeen was the first of oar Gove: r.or-Generuls to learn Canada fiian coast to coast or hold residence At the age of eleven, after the scantiest schooling, the embryo Cabinet Minister was toiling early and late at a Ponder's End jute mill for a few shillings weekly, as n preliminary to serving his apprenticeship to a. Lambeth firm of engineers, and later to a Dundee firm. Then followed a wandering life of work in Scotland and Lancashire, at Woolwich Arsenal and the Victoria Docks, with every spare hour spent at night schools and with his books; until an introduction to Henry George's '.'Progress and Poverty" re-voluttanizccl his life and made a social reformer of him. Not Personally Ambitious MpOLLOWINO this," he says, "1 r did a lot of agitation work, which 1 thoroughly enjoyed - and which brought mo in touch with Mr. Tom Mann, to whom I owe my entry into public life." It was through Mann that'Mr. Barnes was appointed assistant secretary to the Amalgamated .Society of Engineers-an appointment which, within three years, led to the general secretaryship, and Inter to Parliament. "All my life," Mr. Barnes modestly says, "I have been' pushed on, almost in spite of-myself. Just as I was pushed'into official life, so was 1 pushed into the position of a Parliamentary candidate. I.had no personal ambition to enter Parliament; but. at the same time, once my follows nominated "me, I threw myself heart and soul into the work. That has been my motto-not to seek office, . but, having accepted it, to work my very hardest" Mi Loril .\i.eriein one oay, leaving inc j , T . station for London, noticed among!"** 1 rL'� Bl�f!* at I'onflon Bridge the people gathered to see him off istation. Since May, 1913, fighting a young ni--n evidently fresh from foundry wait, who .seemed determined to siay till the train left, and yet. mario no effort to speak to him.. With kiiaiiy uiurtesy, he approached tho vumh tmd asked "Did you wish to Spe-jk i,, loeV . "Ves, i'aihir," said his son, with a smile. - From Alienleen he went to Allin's famous ' 1 ruieai engineering works lor a. yiar. and then to a firm at 1 irifoi-,1, wh-re he i.s now a budding pai'tii.-i'. lie married Ceeile, duugh -lie]- of ib- re.- l.irummond, the well . trary about what should be prauci. j kiwv.-n bmk.r. and .has Ihree charm-]'�'�''priuas have been undertaken in rual the correspondent who .loos rot iug i:iuldr>->i i>� ai ^faction to pro-lnco o bias in writieg. riu: r.YA'.vowiMi i:a cnnr.rnt: J^YICKY old bachelor thinks it the easiest tiling in the. world to manage a wire. Wasn't Really Fishing TT broke the fisher all up. lie was fishing and a fish warden stood by and watched him, and a man came along and said to that -warden: "It's out of season to catch fish. Why don't you arrest that man'.'" And the warden replied: True, it's against th" law to catch fish, but there's no law against a mail's lioliling n polo with a cord al-i laeh.od. dangling in the water. Thai's all he had done or is likely jo do." which t'stood solidly behind Sir Oliver Mow-jnt lor a generation, was another good jy.-omau. Archie Bishop. Then up .north in Wroxeter was tho native) 1 heath of Thomas Gibson, who repre-;.seated the east riding,' Honest, again Ms the word, lor everybody called him "Honest Tom." When he ca.mo back every lour years lor re-election it was, simply "veni, vidi, vici." How else could it be, when he left the impression (hat the only dispensation lor Scotch Presbyterians from keeping the Sabbath was the liberty to discuss the merits of the Mowat Government on that day. How He Won His Spurs LOAN of niylli should also bo s1 I HVIF. I)0!:s\-T GO'. ST. VERY Utile woman is. often at the bailout of a very-big fuss. Went as an Engineer i'i.'II) l''ld.KY was in the Gor-:i:gh!iitutors' Cth Battalion �io.i,;! > when working in Aber-i to leave when he look �Holy in the south. I song says "Gay goes to a light," and wheu it he volunteered, and to a Pioneer Battalion Highlanders, engineers in dei-n, b\" c,|i work . Bui th the G -r . war brol; was at'::' of G his tiiere. A year or two b�f demise, v/hon it was seen that the er.uetii.g duties involved in making episcopal visitations nf all the settlements around the storm-swept seaboard of Newfoundland, were proving too ftSuch for the ageing Bishop, and enfeebling his constitution unduly, his parishioners in Bermuda made a proposal to him thai he resign the Bishopric of Newfoundland and accent the Bishdpric of Bermuda eltfne. and they granted him the re-ciuisite financial recognition for .undcftaklng- this office. He felt, however, flint after the long years he bad been connected with the Colony, it would be unfair for hlia tq. resign, and determined to hold R or till the end. I it is uncertain, tigrefora. jc vita* WfiUns a short parasraDh a "ROLLY" HARRIS WAS A COPY BOY AND THEN A REPORTER He Broke Into the^Reporters' Ranks by Wrifing an Account of a Main Bursting at Yonge and Gould Streets. laid it in the "copy" basket. It seemed hours before the city editor picked up that precious scrap of paper and glanced'ovc-r It.'but "Itolly" stayed around all the time, waiting to see if it would miss the waste-basket. The editor read it over, and then said, "Roily, your story's all right, but in this office it is usual to say where things happen." In his excitement the copy-boy-reporter had forgotten to mention this most important feature. This was the only change the editor made in the story,'and not long after he promoted one of his "copy-boys" to be a reporter. That hoy I eventually rca-hel one of the highest ! paid portions in Toronto's civic guv-fc.rr.rr.er. t. C. HARRIS, Works Commissioner for the City of Toronto, and Fuel Controller for Ontario, put in several years as a reporter in Toronto. He often tells how he "broke into the newspaper game." He was a "copy-boy" on one of the morning papers. A waterniain burst at the corner .of Yonge and Gould streets, and there was not an available reporter in the office. The city editor, largely in a spirit of fun, told his "copy-boy" to go up to the scene, of the accident and see what was doing. . "Bolly" rushed off, proud as could be with his new honor, and half an hour Iut.'i came back and wrote hie fh.-t St/ ry. He spent nearly an hour then tloa v:::o ias'.riict in bomb throwing, aiake in aches, lay railway tracks aii'l hii'i't c'iinpjt-iy.jrd Dudley has in faei, : ui.ci intended thej building of louriei o of the latter. He ic.-ejved his decoration for "cuii; ph nous gallantry and devotiort to duty, in personally supervising th-> construction of two artillery tracks, mcr newly captured ground. Through iut the day he sol a splendid example of gallantry and coolness, personally carrying out reconnaissances muler heavy fhV from rifles and machine guns; aird It was due to his fearlessness and xlisreganl of danger licit the track wau successfully completed." At present ho is temporary Lieut.-Colonel commanding the Sth Battalion Gordon Highlanders, a line regiment which has lost many of its officers. Canadians are proud to claim kinship with so gallant a Scot. The Man Who Came Back A True Story of a British Colonel Who Lost His Command ' and Won It Back. "L1 The Important Thing I^WO men were having a discussion as to which of the two words was the right one: "The hen was sitting." or "Tho hen was setting." thinking that a farmer ^yas the most likely one to contribute the Information they asked the question of Uncle Hayrick. The old irian pondered a while and then shook his head. "1 don't know nothin' about settin' or siiiin'," he told them, "but when i I rear a hen cackle I want to know I right '.it whether she's Jayln' or IF.UT.-C'OL, KXGLA.XD relinquishes bis commission, the King having no further use for his services," was the curt announcement that appeared in the London Gazette of December 11, 1014. No greater disgrace than-that Involved in such an announcement can befall a soldier in war time. At this point in the Austrian or the German army the disgraced officer would have a revolver thrust into h|s hand and would be conducted to some secluded spot, there to shoot himself. In .England they li.'ivo a more vindictive method. The Loudon Gazette, the daily official list that circulates in every division, brigade, battalion and company of the British army and is-printed in all the leading newspapers, may he read by tho whole world. The disgrace is pulplfc property. But, fortunately, the scandal Is short-lived. Tho story of Col. England passed rapidly Into thn limbo of the forgotten. Nearly four years elapsed. . Then, early In January of the present year, the. London Gazette printed the announcement that "Rdward Barker England has been reinstated to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel In the Royal Artillery." The restoration to honor was publicly announced on the very day that Col. England was discharged rli-i army, a dlsn.hlef.1 yrlvatc. iblejl from Hi reinstatement, in the cold phraseology of the Gazette, was in "consequence of his devotion to duty and gallantry in the field while in the ranks of the Devonshire Regiment." The story that, was crowded into those four years has only been equalled on one previous occasion in the records of the British army.. Edward England came of a. fighting stock. Three of his brothers were soldiers, and all three laid down their lives for their country. The only authentic record of tho affair Is given by a surviving brother, who is the rector of the church in a small .village in Sussex. During tho retreat from Jlons, when Col. England was in command of a munition .column, a staff officer galloped up with the information that the column was in danger of being surrounded. Col. Kngland's chief thought was for the safety of his men and it was with' this object in view that he ordered certain portions of tile transport to bo abandoned. In the confusion more was cant astray than he knew of and, though the column won through, retribution was demanded when tho loss was. counted. Physically tor the time being Col. England was a broken man, and for weeks he was in hospital, but us soon as he was fit he joined the Army Service Corps as an ordinary private, giving his age as 40, although he was then over 60. Transferred to the South African Horse, ho, fought in Africa and later went to Franco with the Devons. Here, ho took part in many fights, bearing himself like tho brave man thn Kins has, now declare! lilm to ije. mentioned among tho leaders. The plucky doctor did his best to oust Thomas Farrow and put him outside the gates of this Utopia. Dr. Macdonald, /too, of Winghnm was fast gathering coin by a goodprac-icc to enable him to give his whole time lo politics, for which he was richly endowed. Keaforth had its ladialor in tho person of its slcdge-.'immer editor, if. Y. McLean. Exeter sent its gnat, debater, Collins, into the fray. Clinton was aiso awake through the * services of its brilliant young lawyer, A. 11. Manning, lie was a campaigner of-great merit. "Bob" Holmes, ils popular editor, was also doing his full share. Who can forget, his iUajesliu Self Dan aicGillic.uildy, "of the Goderich Signal, who, even betwi en elections, carried it chip on his shoulder? The townships had their own squires, such as Charlie Girvin, John Washington, "W'iilly" Young, Humphrey Knell, Joseph Griffin, "Bob" Curno and William Isbister. It was at tliis political tournament that one, .William Proudfoot, won his spurs. Ho was then a fresh-faced young lawyer, who was content, for u living, to curry tho briefs of Car-row, his master, for this searching cross-examiner was a busy man in the courts of that day. For other employment, he kept in his breast pocket, nt election times, the names of-all doubtfuls, with other ear-marks of tho voters belonging to the. realm of Cameron and Ross, That was about the chief item of Harrow's contribution to West Huron politics. But the loan of this suavo young lawyer, who always had the smile of victory, Svho patched up all quarrels, and organized all campaigns, was a considerable Kift. There was at leasi this about it, the. work was well done and honorably done, too. For himself, he saw that there was something worth "while in politics. The Huron members of Parliament were national figures. They had put Goderich on tho map. In time. Gar-row was forced into the tourney, and nt once began to carry off Uy honors. In his promotion, it was out. natural for tho next in line to tal.c up tc.i banner. Thus v. j iauu WiiUum I'i'OUdflUi' ;