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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 5, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta A Little Story From Real Life Which Depicts the Odd Ways of Assessors. TAXES RAISED BY $200 Half Because He Took Fence Down and Half Because He Put It Up. yiDELIGHtr- ON-M^K-AND-WrPMEN IN^TH&PUDLIC F.YIS POPE PIUS, BELOVED OF ALL CHRISTENDOM. T vrro ,T.c-ll.iii nf  W'liilney Cnvcrn-nicnt iJi Hli'aiiriiHlIy tcl';iKin:^ lo mnl^G uny radir.-il ;\iiic'nilin''nts tu \\w assossnii'iit Va-na iita' i-ily and tow citizens had 11 i;ooi'-rrty. elaiminpr tliat It hail net k.'. BRYAN'S JOKF. MR. WII.UAM JEN.NI.Ni;. AN, many times c.,,. ;he JjomotTiitlo party foi 1' dency of t.hii United Slal--o you si)eak French'^ Toronto man. "Xo," said Mr. Bryan. '1 j ing- this paper which coni-.i count of my le other night, when taunting Mr, I^.nar Law with Inclteinents to \-ioi'-uci- in t'ister. I)y warning him (h�(t, tl. -a la- was "sowing Clster" now. b- an ;n' here-after "reap BuCfrasettes ' if and when electoral fortune fa\'-or,ed iiiiii. To the Postmaster-General w.-is. moreover, I 1 ntrusted the sensafioji d announce- ! men: ;is to the Govrrnni'-ni's inten | tions In the matter nf rE-foiiuing the ' House of I^ords as promised in the preamble to the Parliament 1 Mr, Samtiel has an Assistant-Post- | master-General-ont- I'aptain .Vi'rton to wit. The gaii.'int Captain was once a Government 'iV'liir, but has for some � years been at the I'osl-Liffice. where i HIS MAJESTY KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE. For Forty Years He Was Chief Cartoonist for "Punch" -Self-Taught. "DROPPING THE PILOT" His Most Famous Drawing-How the Great Artist Did His Work. T Iir; f.i, I Sir .Tolin Tennlel, who. with the except ion of a few W'lek.s oiilv. drew the principal -.irtoon for "Punch" for forty vears, rc'.i-ii!celenrate'l hbg ninety-lliird biiilvlay. recalls some loicrcHung [iiriuul.-irs rcj^arding his work .ind i-ai-i-.-r. Sir John Ten-nit-l's first cartiton for "Punch" was drawn as ions^ n^o as l**.')!: his last vv;is inildisht-fl ev.K-rly f:ft.y >cnrs later. Nearly 3,0oii c,-iri-oi 'inl,\, he liavir.g been blinded in the oilier as the result of a feiK-ing b.nit with his broth--:-. Her.' again we liH\e aiioili'-r example of a far :011s bia.clut to sit -. h> a plate of steaming soup -when a strai : woman w:ill',i In at the open '..(., sat .'..wn, and oalmly ate tho soup before his astonished servant cou! 1 interfere. When finished, the stranger rose, wiped her mouth, and said d:-iibera iely: "I was told that you live on bread and water that t'le poor may eat. I determined lo prove the conti'ary, and 1 have." With that she flounced off, and poor Father fc'arlo had to be content with cold fare. In 1S3.S, he was In Rome for the Jubilee of Eeo XIII.'s priesthood, when one morning entering St. Peter's, he found a prelate, MonsLgnor Rodlnl Tadeschi, afterwards BLsliop of Bergrumo, who could not say rna.s.s, there being no acolytes ^', he built up a \'ast provision business by energy and tact, and to-diLy he finds himself in (he unique position of a millionaire without enemies. He is Immensely popular wherever be goes. He was honored with the friendship of the late King Edward, is a member of dozens of clubs In this country, and honorary member of nearly one hiindri'd In America. He follows sport siniidy for the pleasure It .gives him. "I liave yet to make my first bet," ho said on one occasion. "I i'ace purely for pleasure of tho sport, and I would not bet on my own hoai or on any other-." . CAUTIOUS IKE SENATOR " IKE" .'?TEPHE.VSOX of Wisconsin is so, rich tlmt he rolls around the country in money and automobiles. The other day ho gave an object lesson demonstrating that tho way to make money Is lo be careful, cautious, and cagey. Ho drove up to tho White House In his motor car, and as ha alighted, handed his half-snioUed cigar to (he 'dinufl'eur. "Here, John," he said. "Hold this f.>r mo until i get tlirouffh talUlng with the Preaiaoiit." . I'sualiy Tennlel bad his rough outline ready on Thursday, and the draft was completed by Friday. The sketch then went (o the engraver, who understood the artist's intentions with such insight and sympath.v that the roughest suggestions were Interpreted wonderfully well. Tennlel liked lo work with a hard lead pencil, one that was capable of producing silvery tones. (iccasionally he would heighten the effect with some red chalk, and these "originals" were very Interesting to study. EASTBORNE'S WONDERFUL OLD LADY. ]y/�RS. fSEIRCE, of Tower street, Eastbourne, England, was born minus arms, and yet she can do almost anything with her feet. She cooks the dinner, cleans the house, and in fact fulfills almost all the duties of a housewife. This unique woman wears her wedding ring on her left foot. When she was married she was asked If she would prefer to sit down for the bridegroom to place tho ring on her loo, but she refused, and lifting her foot to tho level of her husband's waist with the greatest ease, the performance was successfully carried out She Is seen writing a lettu.. , , -v - ;