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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i OneLegged Hero Was KilMln a Cfcdff e Story of Enrico Toil h One of pi Rome Named Sired After to tHo breast works on his one Enrico Toll hurled his bayonet pointed at fleeing Austrian and then plunged headlong Into the f captured dying a few mo from two mortal I Hut ho had been In the front line of IS tho and Italys onelegged I hero tiled with d smile oii his freshly lettered slabs of were placed at the corners of a Bhort street iii They Via Britlob meaning In Knrico Toll Despite i the fact that he was a by his inanngoa tej getto the and noon hjs uplifting ihriueiiee made him uractlCtilly Indispensable In the Of this remarkable ter the Louis PostDispatch Tot Roman by and as a boy Was noted for his lie roulit and out right any of his and began to win races at cycling and swim old Look nt third ming frbm the time he wns take part in At his home Is preserved a case full of rncv 1nls won at these His temper was and his impetuosity led him In to many a strange As i youth he read that the natives of Tlerra del at the southern most point of South were Boomed to spend their lives paddling canoes because they had never learned to build houses on He promptly bought a collected Ml the nails he could and ran way to with the Intention of Howing away on a steamer bound or Tlerra del Fucgo and teaching the savages how to improve their lot by building Yean of Monotony woulct r Just as wot and JIINC as cold as you becntiso there Isnt asrtiioh 6f Bht you nevbf hftnrd hie did you Ymi may be dont let me hear It from Soon Rbhw of the officers began to see H great tribral ef fect rolls example was having not only on those who knew hut In corps that had only heard ot It wns clue principally o the puke ot It Is totl Was tin ally permitted to realizehis gcent artiditlon and was tehr to the front A FirttCIfcsA Sniper r spileof his lost proved soldier than many a twolesfteer mart In hlb He wns a firstclass and could dig himself in with his en trenching tool the best of For crawling out tit night on hazardous scoiithnv and wirecutting expeditions thrro was no one to com pare with He had ls crutchtM into a Sort Of bnynnet by putting spike of steel in thn end of andlined It with deadly ef fect when he could lean against an angle of a trench so us to his Hewas cHpfjcinlly proud of his and never missed an op portunity add another feather to PEOP01 and Vomeit tnihe Public Eye He Finley to Head Red Cross Work in Palestine John diiinilHrfioncr of Hducntion for the State of he the of Aiu erlcnn Red Cross work in The Red Cross bus made compre in Africa KING Of OILApril 1 ininlverBary Ills went 6ut to timt lilt coriHr he withdrew die jftrtinnnis army close ujwn l yenrs Vfe BOUCHER IS OLDEST SOLDIER For Ie Blg iob Veteran of Civil War to France With Can adian Railway IS IN YEAR i I Complimented by King George at Buckingham Palace on His Splendid Sctnvab Picked Fifteen Men Right Out of the Mill as Hpijcially proud ofjhenwlve plans for the relief of the for the so gulnr that they grrw Into a re of the Holy Lnnel wlie centuries linve suffered under Turk 1 Isb rule and recently were rescued Then cnme the day when Tolls through the British conquest ef company oluirged A us At the head of the advance came hopping Ewlftly fj UT he found no boat going in the Jj desired and after a weeks waiting hit upon the Idea of enlisting in the navy on the chance that he might get on i warship going to South What really resulted was two years monotonous serviceon a gunboat that never left the After his discharge from the navy he took up mechanics and pn expert electrician and While doing some special wiring for the Milan Exposition he received a shocic from naked transmission which flung him off a scaffold His companions thoughthe was but his that at little on his with bisplumes waving In tho As be reached the parallel ot the trench his romrrtdnfl hoard him Kuori i Barbarl with the Thou he was struck by two wavering on his one his face contorted with pnln and he flung his bio oivtcrtitch at an Austrian who wns fleeing over the other Hide of the Then Toll dropncd headlong Into the arid as he dropped a shell burst near A comrade tp him and found him not quite A peace had spread and his lips Illfi friends stooped close above him and heard him Haccla alia mamma A moment later that heroic and tender heart was I Famine and disaster have taken heavy typiius and cholera urc Hid no land Into which the war has been carried is Ihe con dition of the civilian population tvcirse than in the land of the WorkMeansSuccess Says Northcliffe Concentration and Courage in Experimenting are Also Rules He Believes I The unhappy Belgians in Hi lowj depths of their despair hue to idolize their and to extol him for having sacrificed Ihe naticiniil honor of Belgium riiniiiK to permit the free of the Teuton armies through IM 1 Kinn for the Invasion f Never one Word of reprnaeh do they utter against him for with indignation to undtrHtnndlng with the about whluji would averted many of evils which I fallen to their They are proud of their King than the fact that they are now i under the Kaisers bed has them more than evei devoted to tin rule anl person cif their own suvn i Albert of alone among the occupants of the thrones of tin Old prior to cession to the upon piiyiiu a prolonged visit to the United Ills sojourn there differed from that f oilier famous Ely DUNN AVIIJiAM BOTJCJIHR of who Is now being lionized us oldest man to be on service in the present severitythree years of Is a Cnnndlnn by though a veter an thVAniflrlcau hav ih 25th Michigan In 1 fnntry of in his elgh j teeiith serving the last two of the lie afterwards ve DAnnunzio h A 11 i inrned to where he was varl j niisly eventually coming to where for a time heWns iisr a nightwatchman In one w A Remarkable Tribulc of Young DAnnunzio to His tlie Poet and MEN I took hold of Beth the Second time 1 didnt take one wcll tnowii steel man from pays Charles Schwab In Forbcp I selected fifteen young men right out ot thn mill and made them my I believe In po fltshariiiRI believes It will ulti mately feettle the labor If you want anything well done in life dont engage a man of great re putation to do Get a man Who has his reputation to make liewill give you his very best un divided Of the oifteen 1 selected not one lias protfefl a I am proud of that and proud of One of thrill was crane fellow a lie is now earning five times as much as any other steel employe in the United and is sovRral times a This Is Eugene president of the is a poet in therefeirc do I because ho ill Tills is the son ty cif liAnnunzlo ire to Ciubrliln and orator a ither prettily expressed i y niiiu i also knew how to cook a fishermans el though he mightnt able i r of tho his health Bethlehem and the man riiliilrlng an outofdoor he took chiefly responsible for Its up the occupation of a river and in this work he obtained his first international ns everyone fishermen to Gananoque sooner or enjoy tlie piscatorial sport waters of the Lawrence vicinity of the Bbucher wasa KOCH oarsman and knew find Uie best of the finny tribe he who ivcently came A tho But he Was so fortunate two 1carS later when he lost bis leg un der the vflieels of a It was am putated at the but even thus crippled Tolls adventurous spirit was For a how he flevoted his energies to in He made a washing ma chine to save hfsmother Then ho evolved a bicycle with a hand worked propellor that doubled the speed of the Another con trivance Won medals in France us well as Italy was an automatic blinder for balky ad icnture called once more and Toti ITo built himself of bi cycle be operated pedal anil on a tour of tho Says thePostDispatch He got on excellently In France fcnd but when he got to Germany a chance companion robbec hlnvof his bicycle and In Russia ho also had rough with the rcsul that he returned to Italy by train anil aetermlned to take a route throng soon as he entered thai tountry his Italian tricolor ribbon tvlitch he wore conspicuously on hip was taken from him by th He returned to Rome with a hatred for all Col umn and never lef himto tho day of his Next he crossed to Tripoli mi with tho audacious purpose o iycling from Cairo to tho Cape Good down through tho cntir length Of Ho proceede withoutmishap until he reached th There ho was kindly tuwiecj back by the British Who told him truly that not even If he had two could lie hope to escape with bis life If hekept Went to the Front the war came and Toll at once tried to enlist In the bi cycle authorities kindly rejected although for a long time he haunted recruiting sta tions nnd oven the anterooms of Cab inet It was all of no ami ono day tin bought himself the uniform of a Hersngllere in a second hand shop and off by himself on bis onepedal bicycle to tho Thii writer In tho PostPlsimtch con tinues The authorities tried to send him back but he persisted in ing made himself useful hy doing ocld mostly run ning ervnnds on his But he wivs not allowetV to go near the flrnt lines hat would wns HUN STORE THIEF HIT ON NEW IDEA Merely Introduced Himself in Berlin Store as a New conditions create many op portunities for crime which did ot exist For the reat department stores have fre icntly to take on new help to sup ly the places of men called into the An enterprising thief in Bcr n saw his opportunity in this state f things and resolved to execute a Entering a store at the busiest hour C the he managed to lay aside vercoat and and then moved bout the floor in the role of an em loye of tho Going up to a lerk who had charge of a big show introduced himself as lie new anil asked him the year round he takes care of himself like nn lie is fiftytwo nnd as hard as He goes to bed every night at nine and is up in tlie morning at And from that moment tp the end of the day he is constantly on the In 1898 Alfred Harmsworth up a series ot rules for his own success Concentrate your and work Launch out in new j his respects In clue form to jto supervise and knew little liJb iare aviators in a An isnnlur al nnd thu is the The son taeniis Ision of Italian exports who hero to for a elletitian according 1 was popular among paying the President at Washington h aside his royal self in the strictest ot incog then devoted himself to a quiet and entirely unobtrusive tour of the enure the construction ot 1 Ipruni A writ r imi Hays to the andhas many letters from prominent Ameri can and Canadian When the present war broke tried to enlist several on account of his age was rejected It was the great industrial that excited his chief interest and his son Captain HIIRO is th icabrielej aons lof whfirn nre officers now ill soughtto make UP The culprit call into Morgans private I A year ago last winter hewent to pays Horace Hazeltine in Forbes Jmi ii ices t of and stating his age How P Morgan Handled a Culprit The Size of the Big Financier Shown in TTiis YtERE xis no better test of malls bigness than his way handling who jnaktt Morgan plderJjiad a he whlck he made T He accorded more time aim ntion to Pittshurg than to iwitli his Hiither until he twelve or when liu it and to Buffalo and Kochesur tlrni to New York to Jynn and to on than to anil to to an in crkcd un Providence than to afraid to have the cour age your Fix lines to travel and keep c f Thats i Atsixteen he went to The papers were full of the new process for making cheap paper from wopd of the places where he stayed the people remained unaware of liiK regarding himliB a foreign t for he has bent towardevery kind to imyc the advanthges be jotar nalisniArjrsir after his return hoirie under an ns pulp Harmsworth figured that all papers and hand out a heavy fur overcoat vorth as it was to be put back nto stock and another substituted or AVI th his booty in baud he to a put it and hen H6 has not come nick but description of him is n the Berlin SUCH IS FAME A Thomas thedistinguished has lived so long in among the very scenes he has depicted ftra piiically in his he is of such a retiring and modest disposition that is unknown to a num ber of quiet country folk who live in his V There is an amusing story of an enthusiastic admirer who Dorsetshire and approached an old lady sitting outside her cottage Hardy lives near doesnt he he Which the old of the then existing publications were edited for a comparatively few never reaching the masses at At twentyone he launched a weekly paper called Answorsi printed on cheap paper and filled with short It Would never people said It was too too Yet some years later Hnrmsworth sold it for When he bought the Daily Mail threw out the former system of ng reporters the amount dt space they Instead he paid he highest rateto the man who could et a into small It was to be a tabloid Today it has the largest circula tion of any ijopcrin and HarmswortJi is Englands most in well as Englands richest monthiy publications devoted I in who writes 1 knbw naught about jisaid woman but tVievq be a f hiih and think Italy reduccsd to using In Mie meantime hn made hlmsoll a powerful influence among both of ficers and Ills was more like that of n stern father thin a He was uUvayw talking to thorn about their duties to would become eniagod if imv cine 01 lardy near by that VustHaVaTicljmurltinie Eventually he secured frorivone of these weekly newspapers card made out in the which takun is mdmber ofits In the cupa of itsrrepresentativc and reporter ylaited all princN marine engl poucerim in Great Italy and travcl ing and no one seems being u of til they curtie together iiijain as avi jator and constructor of air During the war wo always been And name of the potts own and as the storj has an appreciative by tho mcan inft MeSsboKcr or the story agnii has his real but it After young DAununzios tribute to hs father as a complete lie nays 1 because he has sueih sical ericrgy as 1 never saw in another He is not a dreamer all his poems and his nrrf filled with with Before all i as fortyeight managed to Join Canadian Railway and Is igaiu nfler serving eight rnbrithSiin part of the time on the fir iiK line but never actually In the and conseauently hedid not BO over the as has been stated in newspaper Boucher is a splendid specji Alberts succession hq made a tho war the younger the free opposed slnco lie was tile one great poet left of the older and school is an enimy tottiS But is an Idol even with vou tour the ihos proved hlmbulf jou most niodPrii of them Ho feame and that his in He entered the Darj Town and miulu his way by by ami by caravan Iiike through the former Congo Free ROOSEVELTS RETORT made a bright retort to a man who in him during luncheon week or so It AmerU ca had maintained a large standing said Colonel per haps Germany wouldnt have dared to murder our wives and babies by the hundred on the At this point the Interruption oc Iarge standing the objector mean enormous colossal replied Colonel isnt a tax on our purse better than attacks on our persons now Belgiums great Afrl co Us on tlie Atlantic Hia viSit toCohgoluiul wasof in calculable which done in the war has he fiftyitour And hi his he is before war they did know But noone has founded so many in all iio Alltlie new sohtol has done isto whit he did ten years He isthe poet of In the Avarhelias beoi not only in he was to lonely servants in one branch of the but n of the BirtgiuW erown working for qVory Wherever there was a sovoroign hi spots wholly re some he rectify nnd go He Is men of standing ten weighs one hundred and eight thoughjl a wellfljrjsseryetl and was discovered that he was ing his sevenfythird railroads ih convey the troops of tlie allijs was considered by the old a man for the ly was sent home to bo AVhlle in Von his his quested at Buckingham King George congratulated him up on flie splendid spirit he ntahStested and hlsXyquthful ThisAmerican Civil childs com pared to present Since his rpturn ho has been the or ofthe Syracuse and a muchfeted nt home and which shows that a prophetmay own a soldier He expected Instead he tbld to go home and tell wife And tomorrow morn see me he yourig fellows landed him in bills the full amount of his with Put hat back where you took tfpam loan from irid returnit as sodn as Toil f clerks knpw jut me d months the tlioae boyiit Jtthah to iPur ft savedmost of if Thats kind ot a man Plerpont Mor HIS MISTAKE MILNKR remarked recently cler til ho wns able te This Calif orriia Womans Elected Wilson T 1110 of tho President of the United States was brought about by the modest outlay of sighteen This statement is guaranteed by careful authorities in tho of all reports about election expenditures in the last Presidential v s Everyone admits that conversion from Hottubllcanism de il the of WooclVpw clclc Not ersryone city of i Beaslv thcs futal majority against nor that ojicj con tributor of the eighteen doliarn wan factor ii convert ing Long The Boston News a care ful financial bucks up this VVilson not have been elected except for Hoot and her activities at Long Here the Democratic vote went from six humWd to sixtysix Without this Hughes would Have carried California by more than a thousand Wilson is Presi dent today because of Hoot and first elghteendollar investment to open Wilson headquarters at Long Bufore its disappearance Root yvns a supporter of tho Progressive At the time of the cam paign she fqund lienBelt repeating JHUe Addams yemark in his marvelous has prMMH nearly all tho prin ciples of plat The obvious answer was tp get to work and help elect this ro lireuslvu in Uemwcruls put aji end to thousands of abuses und all sorts of In deed it was thanks to his careful and patient investigation of life and eru ditions in Coiigoland that it hud be come by the beginning of tlie present war a source ol prosperity and pride to theBelgian a valuable ns et to the cause of civilization and f commercial and industrial devel pnient of till that vast region of the Jark Continent instead of being as ormerly a blot upon humanity and a ource of international scandal and home Another tiling hi King Albert which ppcialti strongly to his people and to and sympathizers hrre n has been the singularly Wherever there was greatest danger ho ma which pre pared for he nine hours and a H was a very an which not all yejjing did it to Aenleo LTiulr bis i were DAnnunzio inodwhls I A SURGEON SKIPPER rniiouSANDS have reason to bless Sir Frederick the grejjt who Frederick was the first surgeon in England to operate for the removal of vermiform appendix In cases of and it was he who saved the life of the late King Edward In Sir Fredericks fondness fortho sea led him to study for and gain his certificate as a that the most awkward predica ment in which ever found himself as he was invited to attend the wedding of pld f fiend of Imdnever seen the bride biit of course when he was presented tried tlie ily feel like a he during the time has frequently done me the honor to read to me ex irftcts from his dear Nellies brides glared at him that he had somehow puthis foot assumed an ex pression of I hope you dohtmind his having read yuur letters to he asked V Mjt she repeated i fear 30OT6 name is nature of his private vhich has rtmalnecl both priorto his marriage and ever since untouched iy any breath of WINSTONS WIFE rnillO wife of Winston the Minister of Is one pit tho most women in so and as a lady platform speaker she bus few Slio has a fin ished style of and though Usually she speaks only on occasion fo which thn lighter is she if most earnest and Cliurehill since her taken up duties great and with her per sonal charm and act is constantly adding to her alnady large of Spunking shes makeb aji her 1310 as a who was at She is extrcmcily mid hyi muiineV is of unl THOSE tsh Army WeU Fed By a of anjlconomiqal Bent v ahout ear ago a t 4hat o at the Bi itish AVijr CJffijio a now Apdre placed the head Itosslyn having saiil pro the ieleas mcnt for 1ishtiiHfihe1 peril were of tle vioe said by have by pigeon fi before tlui series of cesses he tine clay a ed and saicj novel it yeur ycni uruHii my se tl eun uslv til pistons with Since labored of feeding and cloth army about tliei that has ever Uiidpitaken by aw man tiroev Weir Is entitled Sur and hohas i seat the Army CountjU as befits ft ot big und a moutl 6HUl htiepgth ivg ihore than not Of the world He was also Interest ed in and if has a passion or but ilmuul econo my oomWnea With The to Ayai Office other flny that Awhew thp nation no leas a sum ban fifty million pounds 4111 year he been teg ot chieC tailor of mi ua a At the oiiilJrcuk uf ihe war there to iy ol tpur OP milHoh better pettar fea hau beail ft ot oigfinUft fter born Upr lie early iu bis nnd it hag note to his success in For the ha Is a reserv ed who suye spowluv uo gumes noi In dulges in any except ;