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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, May TITB LETHBRIDOE DAILY HERALB Or m Clean Painted Floor! KNOW YOU ,o; r- Nave., which LOOKS lU KRHP s r? i Going r ast! i Only ten. TudKppe. FisK Wagons left. We will clear these out at Cost. McLaughlin Rigs 'Oiur-large, stock1" these-fine vcliieles is lload Cart to tlio Highest Class Stanhope. Seed Imrlcy, flar an'cl potatocls.r Cellar Space for qir application Hyde Saunders NAME WILL GO BEFORE .THE CONVENTION R..F. Tireen Will Comply With Wishes Of Abide by J Convention Victoria, .May F Gieen whose ftame lias been prominently mentioned In connection with the Conservative Tot, ln flie fey''election j rendered heceBsary1 by the apDointment of A. S. the sltt ing member to a position on the board railway commissioners, left today for Los. Angplee and will be absent until about May 10 Previous to his denarttlre, in reply to a question, Mr. Green said that in view of the strong re presentations which ha-d come before lum from practically every part} of the Kootenav he felt that he coukl not do otherwise than (o allow his name to go before the convention when it is held, and if he weie choice o-r the delegates-would have pleasure m accepting the nomina- tion, and m doing his part to retain the seat for the party, something he is confident there be no difficulty in We Can Repair YOUR SEWING-MACHINES BICYCLES, ETC. TYPEWRITERS LOCKS GTJNS All WorK Guaranteed D.KMacDondd EXPERT LOCKSMITH AND QUN8MITH V Rtjr Goodi Co.'a lUnd, St. S. Phont 1032 REMINISCENCES OF MR. STEAD W. T: Stead, editor of Uio "Review of lost on (ho Titanic, li'ot 'visited Canada'several times, and ho 'iias'uu extensive acquaintance In Tor- onto, whore he was a visitor several ycurs ago. Mr. Stead the forte1 most, ranks na a and his list of men oC tho high- eat standing in literature and politics on two continents, One of the gieai reforms ever had at Ueari the promotion of universal peace'. On his visit to Toronto several years ago, Mr. Stead was Interviewed hyt a number newspapermen, at the resi- dence of a piominent citizen, whore he was guest A feature of Mr, Stead's jwrBonallly that was generally remarked was liis great fluency oi speech. He could talk rapidly hours about the various --crowned heads that ho In the midst of a long conversation Mr. Stead denly turned to reporter who was {akintj down his words in a note book under the impression that British" vis- to-have their interviews exactly and litor.illj transcribed, and asked: "What Is "It Is" a note replied the ycuh'g "man, slightly abashed. "My.advice to said lilr. Stead, "te never to use a note book in inter- viewing a man. Yon may take down his exact words and misrepresent them, I perhaps, more per- sons than any man living, and I never ,uso .book. The best .way Is to hear'what he, has. to say and write'it down as nearly to Hie exact sense of what he: conveyed to 'you as possible. Iii. tliis way you get the' best inter Mr. Stead was, the guest, of the Torr onto Press piub at a luncheon in Me- Conkey's Restaurant, and he delivered a most interesting and chatty address, full of personal reminiscences. Al though much time lias elapsed since then, and the rutes or the club did not poTmit the reporlmg'of d-ddresses bj guests, some of his remarks can still :bo recalled vividly enough. -RfPfid Tfvnjnn hy daughter and her-ccmpanion, and ini? hvedlately after the menu was dis- posed of he surprised -many.'by ex- tracting a cigar from his vest pocket and inviting all those who so desired lo smoke lie "I etl to' speak "at the Canadian Club, ami 'wlien I inquired whether I might-bring tlia women of m> part> with me, was told that it was against the rules cf that club to a-dmit the fairer sex at once said 'No wom.en, no Stead' When I asked the emissaries of' your club whether women would be, permit- ted to dine w ita and I' was told, .'Certainly, biing them J at once determined to come." Mv. Stead then put. the of one hand In .the armhole of his '.vest and started tq talk, and thoEa who heard him said that they scarcely, if heard a. more interesting speak' er. Mr had none of tbe mag- niloquent, methods of tho professional political and stump orator. He simply talked to lus audience, and he could use strong expressions when neces- sary. He the innei history of the of the South African: and said thu't he belleve'd that Mr.'Chani berlam never intended to force bos tihties, in fact, a tpeaceable settlement the difficulties that had arisen. It was another it is not permitted to name here with out betraying the confidence of Mr, Stead, that he believed brought on Jho war. This nian was trained in the school of Bismarck and believed in'his policy of blood and iron. Lest any pei son shonU' attempt to an opinion as to whom that person was it is -oufllcteiit to sav that it was not tho.Kaiser, but a British statesman. Mr. Stead read .1 lecture to a por- tion of the press, whose conduct some- times delicate negotiations made it difficult kepp th-a peace For stance, big Headlines saying that "Ger- many backs down" in a crisis, made it all tho harder loi gcnernmehls to ne- gotiate a settlement On one occa-, sion I once ask-ad Von Buelow, the great German he said, "what in his opinion would the most conducive step to take lo pro.- nioto international peace He lephed; 'The most -effective step that we could take is to bang the editors of the" Londoiv Times and Mr. Stead'wa-s also full, of reminis- cences oC the late King Edward; who he described as one of the most splen- did men that the world has ever seen. 'When I was in said Mr Stead, "King Edward, who was then Prince of Wales, visited me and sympathircVl me In my durance. Ho said that he v'shed he could eecane from hla position of heir to the throne, and I told said Mr Stead, "that he a first rate Job as son of Victoria and first 'gentleman of Europe.' He should not repina." Mr. Stead was whom he described "bla- tant beasts The more severe libel of.Great rfialn also came in for comment from Mr. Stead, his friend, Mr. .nnn-dnlph Hearst once talncd Ilia scheme of establishing one of Ills jounuils in Lorfdon, bTit ho fin- ally abandoned (he project with the remark that tho British libel laws were too seven tor the succeed of lite enterprise, i MONTREAL PUGUE OF CATS (Special Correspondence) Montreal, Whether Mom- roal mtiy yet entrust tlio disposition or Us. garbage loV four-footed scaven- gers In tho shape of cuts, corres- 'ponding Iu a way to the dogs on Con- slantlnouie, Is the most felilklni; pos nlblllly In tho controleisy now i ag- ing as to -whether cuts are u public city demanding immediate recaU Tho {juostion causing; all sorts of tisslon between iiersona who regard them as 'the only effective .means ci keeping the lat and mouse pop ulatlon and those 'who object to hav- ing their slumbers disturbed by noc turmil feline bowlings. -According to the 'latest, feline census, it is esti- mated that there .tie ,i quailer of a million' cats in thla city, as compared to dogs, and in Uow of tho lapidlty with whicli the former are jcct he wrote to a 'local newspaper asking Hint tlio Society for tlic Pre- vention of 'Cruelty to Aitlmnls'bpvno- tilled that.Jie had a live mouse In His poisculorl.' which "lib '.wiintod killed, adding. "I some one to come and take him an ay. 1 read It isj against the law to put rata Or mice to death by feeding them lo sods, etc, and I am a law abiding citizen. I don't wont to commit an ifnlantul act bj drowning the said mouse." The letter was turned' over to the So- ciety and an agent assigned to take care of mouse. Bofoie If could be removed it was necessary ou have a Protestant m-ijoritv in slder ttteir proportion of the popula- tion. "I thuik'thal ought to the CMC In Ulster, and rather more sa Because thoughVne French Canadians com- pact, they are much attached to their original institutions, but compared uith the rest of Canada they cannot be said to excel In either capital or eutei prise. On the other hand the Ulster Protestants are not only com- pact and attached to tllelr own ways" of thinking, but they have a larger share of Irish capital and enterprloe. If with these advantages they.canuot secure a satisfactory yoaihon in Ire- land under Home Rule it must be their own fault That seems to me common Sense It is what tho' Na- tionalists say about it, ana I the least reason to' think they are not sincere m sajing it. "I some generation ha, added, fear that the being .worked by ia SBDaratiit-factlon.- _ That ofuhecreasons why we M ere Unionists then But I don't fear t it today Separation Is really siblq because anyj twice" about" the the English speaking provinces and a] Ireland continue to exitt an compact Roman Catholic minority, in j an' Independent state !Ha.v- the province of Quebec, But the French Canadians have held their own and rather moie when you con- ing the Irish question settled will cer- tainly stiengthen tbe position of, the British round." The Understudy of the Sun WHEN Old Sol swings low and far away he appoints an understudy for the purpose of keeping Jack Frost where he Outside. Years 'ago'.McGlary's "Sunshine" Furnace, by reason 'of its marvelous heatjng capacity and the balmy -June air it suffused the house with, was Understudy to the Sun. That appointment has been confirmed year after year, "Sunshine" Frost's Master .awaits your orders for the coming winter. >j Remember the past the King was very active He battered us with a threefponths' siege of snow and ice" -Xlmost the therjngmeter By chasing the merdiiry out of fight. But he failed ,to penetrate thous- 1 ands "of because the Undersiudy of the Sun McClary's "Sunshine" Furnace on the job in the cellars of these honles. It's easy to keep Jack Frost at a safe distance with the "Sun- shine" 'Furnace. He may stprm and rave outside, but there is no place for him with- the Understudy of the Sun has demonstrated its mpstery in the home. The average furnace is a gluti _ ton for literally bums up money.' Th? "Sunshine" ace saves its. cost in a' .is very years it burns coal sparingly. Call on the McClary ajent of your locality'and ask him to prove that statement true. If he cannot convince you that the Furnace will cut your coal bills by a very pleasing, margin w'e don't want your order. That's the fairest way we know of doing appeal to you? -There multitude of rea- sons why the "Sunshintf1 Furnace does save' duce coal ijhit will be printed in the following 1 advertisements. JSere hjs' one make; you" call the 'McClary -agent at the "Sunshine" Furnace taw1' four radiating fates th'at gather up the beat? greedily and diffuse it liberallyf all over the' housed just'call on the Mc- Clary agent and ask to'be shown. If, you do not know him write us at our nearest address and we'll tell you. You certainly owe'it to your- ,self to find out why McClary's "Sunshine" Furnace is called the "Understudy of the Sun." m t! II LONDON TORONTO VANCOUVER IS ST. JOHN, NxB. MONTREAL WINNIPEG HAMILTON 801 CALGART ;