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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta JOHNSTON UNDER TWO GOVTS Has Been a Real Success' a Deputy Minister of Mar- 1 ine and FisWies.. HE" DEFEATED TUPPER In 1900, and Sir Wilfrid Laurie: Once Called Him "the Best Liberal in Canada." By FRAXCIS A. (rpllK best Liberal in Canada" Is I ycl orm ot the most pnlisfac- toi-j- deputy aiinislcrs under n Conservative Government. in IDOS. in the full ii.lr or tlio Liberal regime, n. non-partisan depula- flon of members of tiw mriininonlftry Press-'Gallery called upon'Sir -Wilfrid 3Curler, to auppovL HIP nppoiiilnieni of one of.lht'ii number, Mr. "William Mac- keiwic." .is Sw rotary I'orrlgn ami Imperial Correspondence. One of the spokesmen for Hie deputation men- tioned that Mr. ifaiMvenziO had fionc vooman service us a newspaperman for llio Liberal party, and In replying Sir, Wilfrid fully m-Dfnireil tlio fact. ".Next lo Alec eaul Sir Wilfrid. "MucXenzic Is tlic best Liberal in Canada.1" At that time Mr. Alexander Johnston was member ot the House of Commons for Ific riding of SotiUi C'apc Breton. He had represented that riding since general ejection of 1DOO, ami had fully enrncd the title given him by leader, of the Jjiberal party. In. the 11 House "of Commons he was always iu the fighting line, and never shrank from ecrvfnfr his parly Trhen the opportuni- ty WHS presented. In the election 1905 he met Uefeal, nud two years Jitter as a solatium was (riven Iho post ol Deputy Slar'nc find Fish- erjfT, the shoiTt-period after his appointment, irJillc tae 'Liberals iffc-rf still in power, himsell with the work of the department and made a. namt as an ndmlnls- Ii-ator; nnd since the change of Gov- ernment he has maintained that repu- tation nnd added to it a record non- pVirtlsansbip. He was loyal to his chief when that .chief, was o( bis oxvn politi- cal faith. Now thai his chief Is of the party.- irhich he fought so lonjr and so whole-heartedlv. he is loyal; and his loyalty, to his official chief is rec- ognized on both aides of the House. The Conservatives hare no fear that.he will try to serve his former friends and eoiroagues; the Liberals know that It is listless to ask him for a, favor. "rio doubt, is etiU a. Liberal, but he Sir John French and the Cucumbers England's Leading Soldier Pncc Intended for Holy Orders. S1K JOHX FRENCH has been much in (he limclisiit as a .result of the revolt of the army against the British Government which preci- pitated the "worst crisis which Premier Asciuith 1ms had to face In bis stormy career as Prime Mlristcr. Sir Johu is the generalissimo" of ths Jmptrinl forces in find would have been in chief command of the British JOHN WARD, MR "KING" BAITER Is Known :r Pnjlfjh Parliament- ary Circles ar the "Handiome Sincere. ME. JOF1N WARD, Ihe JAbor mem- ber of thtf ttritish Parllumonl, whose remarks in Iho British House oC Commons to the effect thai the Ifousu bad 1o decide whether the PnrJuinien elected by the people should "absolute y without interference from iho or the army, ninlie tlie laws ot ihi which sentiment was ffrcctcd jy tremendous cheering la kaowi n English Parliamentary circles ns ho "Handsome o6'1 Peasant featured man of fine phy- sique. He is ene those Urillsh J-rfi- tOF ihembera who nave imprcssetl even the aristocrats oC Parliament by their lioncsty nnd sincerity. Vnrd Is Jiot alachcd to the Social- stic Labor party, though, lie' acts eoncrnlly in sympathy with thorn; ul ho pin-sues pirn line. lie ia self-educated intin. mid not ashatn- d to describe himself as a navvy. Ic wielded the pick and spflnp from n early nsc, and in tho humble ca- acity oC a. (lay laborer and under- oroniun. had much, to do with ihc hip canal. Among plher stirring isodes of his career he was cugag- iu the Souclau ca'lipaJfrn as .1 ,wr in the construction the ilitary railway, froni SuaJum. to erbei-, lor which he has the Khe- Ive's star, and a medal iuul elasj> ir Suakim. working a- iwy In tho land tlic Pbjiraohs ho troops resulted as a re- sult of the Home Rule bill. Sir John was not .among life Ofigliial muiin- but resigned suffsequently be- e of Lhc repurtiation of the guar- antees given to, the i-eLieilfous officers -s' beinE'cliief of the Imperial staff, he is likewise tho first niemuer of the so-callc-d Army louncll, -which is presided over bv the Secretory of State for War. He would retain his position iC there were a change of Government. His salary Is a year plus numerous allow- inces... .AnoUivr of iiis duties (5 Hint of president of thp Board of Selection .traded attesticii by and his influence over. Ms. mates. On j-elurnine home lie 'joined tho So- cial DeniocrJ-tic federation, been very busy in looking up fias n.nd exposing municipal misdenitanor ever Since. ITe founded the' Navvies' Union, and is .1 member of tlic General Fed- eration of Trudo Unions. He is a treasurer of the National Uemburatie- He is a very straight up- and-dorrn chaitictrr, and, aucording to ZUr- Norton Grirtltha. the Conservative i f.P.. nt pi-cscnt in 01 Commons like him. da, tnti House IT CERTAINLY WAS A PECULIAR TEXT ifift. WH.TJAM c. M principal ot UU-L-nJcle ifi SchocI, Torotito, WAS called upon" Inst summer to occupy HIP pul- St. Bariwbiui Anglican i-Jiurch; in ntiscnco of tlio rector. .Some, dnys aCterwurda iJr. G. J. StPelc, of tlio lloartl of iras hnvlnff uvi with n member ot '-the congresutioii, oC Iho small Klrls wbo hart iwcn tlio only at ihu family rxt cliurch oa that parti- cular Sunday remarked upoiilhB. sd-ariffe subject eliosen by Mr- Mitchell on Hint oci'.islon. Upon being asked what was the.suu- jtjct, ahe replied: was, 'Duii't bo afraid; 1 will you a tiullt.'" Tho fiextj-mc Dr. Siwic met Mr- Mitchell lie related tin- above incident awl askt-il him what, had been his "Mr! Mitchell replied: "It Tear, not; ,t will send thcti a, COLONEL SEELY ONCE A UNIONIST Secretary for War Separated From Anti-Home Rulers on Tariff Reform. E. B.- SSELT, whose TS- signa-ticta.from the post of Sec- rcUxy for War was refused to finier .Asqulth after he had toW the louse of.Commons that he alone was esponsible for the tactical blunder finch to thfe; meeting or the army 'fficers and their subsequent reln- falement with g-unnir.tees that Uiey vould'xiot'be required to coerce ter into accepting: Home Rule, but nly to preserve law and Order, is a ian of'brilliant parts. It would have ffectuajly put an end to his political arcer had" his. rcsiEniiitiazi been epted, and the Eniyiro a.t THIS ONE GOT BY M AYOK JOILX New York, Is B KG works He makes all around him ivorfc ho bit- terly dislikes people; "who waste Ills iime. In ortlcr to cmm as much work a board which .selects in a. clay as possible lie maps' out able men for the "Various- commands" Itlrac in advance. Then he runs on decides on promoLluna, minute-block eyslcin.-The most etc. duty of his secretaries is to Sir John, was origlnallv Intended 'for that no gabby patriot gets .he and his family-by way of Iin throws a switch.. The oilier Lralnlrirr him In UTs boyhood for holy they bowed wartnly to an im- to him Uie'taak Of rettfllnffrjamily prayers. He did very veil un- it one in the presence of family and GcrvaaLs le rendered the us not off as Mr. AJec Johnston. Viaces first his loyally lo the MiniMer whom he serves. Defeated Tipper the Elder K JOHNSTON'S entry 'into (he House of Commons was her- presyive J r they ventured, "you tell us the nature of yhur business upon hlcli s'ou wish to see t7ib foreigner He tried ihe.navj--for a'-ivhlle. than went. Into the army. Eori-jnn- ,m rfer Lord Wolseley In.the Nile expedi- tion of 1SSJ-6. .nncT a" area t for himself zs-a. (Tcneral in the South Afr-iuan war. The Boera to describe.him ns he- cause he seemed 2.'. once. e c M marked Sir Charles Tupper's retire- ment from public, life, and it fitrlK-Ing- Jnrroductioji Lo Uomlnion public life. Before that time Sir Charles Tupper's conqueror had had o. shon experience In the Legislature of Kova HcolLi, where be -was as vigorous n. fighter as he later showed himself to be at Ottam-a. As Jounstoji's entry into Par- liament brought him nromlhcnUy be- fore the public, so his rtilrement from that arena vaa due to circum- stances, which held public attention at'tiraEion over .ono -of the- biggest labor contests we hare ever had In the Dominion. His defeat waa, in short, the result oC the long and bit- ter fight wag-crt for more tlion a. year between the United Mine "WorHers of Amtrica and the Provincial- Working- man's Association oC Xova Scotia. 3VIr. Johnston was throughout -frlcndly 1.0 tho was .p. local organization of loag standing and M-ith.AIr. E. aiacdonald, of Pictoii, played an active part In seeking to pcrsundu the Government to prosecute' the United Mlns 'Workers, who liud i recently come into the Cape Breton: lield from the United. Stales. On tho I other hand, the United ailue Workers, worked In harmony Tviili the Conscr- x-nLlvc, organization, ami- the f'onsc-v- j valiye .candidate, Mr. J. Jfadilfn, V-'bo .dtfoaled Mr. Joimalon' In 300S, waa local solicitor for ihc United Workers. This organization by .the way, the same oreanlxaiion which hnfl been wuffinu b. lonp figln In Vancouver Island. Their help In '1908 gave the Consej-v.iHve-s the clct- tJon In. Cape Breton South, but in Kill this IfcBue had died down ana the con- nlltuency reverted to the Liberal' coluna, belnff now rcprcscnlcd by Mr. F. Carroll. t r SoqoeMfu! in Buwnew B'' EFpAC culry.lnto politics Mr. Juhuton bad had a successful bunlnwB lio mo of Scott Jl' CatbfiUc puentofc In monrt County, In the yoar of Contcieratlou, aud fo in three ycore under the bilf cnn'tur.v mni-k. He WAS educated at the common of hli county and nt Bl. Fruu- cols Xftvler Col lope Ife became IntoresleJ In the co- 1 wiijcb IWA- M .Mficasfa! ainfanff the miners of Cape Breton, and managed the co "et'jre tit wilh dlgUncrion to. himself and profit to its supporters. Subsequently be en- tered the ne-wspapcr ftelfl at Sydntv and built up the Record Icto'a pros- perous property nnd organ of the Ijiberal -ptrrty in district Mr. Johnston J.i 'a-- serious-minded per-son, but a gooO- lie Tievtr touches intoxicarits nnd seldom smokes: but when, he la out 'wilti "the hoys" he is oneioC them. ]Je Is not what Is known as a Bood alory1 but lie keep a. crowd fn laugjiter by his way tic- the everyday of life. tho secretaries oponetl, tlie mayor's door ami bowed the impressive look- ifier foreiffjicr in- Air. Jlitcucl made him -welcome. "I wish you permit me to cure your said tlie Impres- sive looking foreigner. "I aai the best Swedish miLsaeilr------" A WHISTLING PRINCESS POLISH society Is., gossiping about an Incident alleged to have hap- pened beiTvcen the Princess Radziwill, nee Dorothy Deacon, of Boston, and her husband's grandmother, the COUH- tesa JJrnnicka. ivhom she visited aJone at the CasUcBialyeierkletT. While doing a Jigsaw puzzle one evening DoratJiy whiatlc. The Countess inquired; aloud .who wna Tvliistling !n her ,'prusc-nce, and as Dorothy-soon after began It ngaJn Uie Countess sent her a, messnge Unit she wished to whistle she should do so in her own rooms. The next afternoon the party ae sat down to the puzzles, and some one lo whistle, Bhti did so iiiu OL inc. unruLiiy maitc, r.nt ULU In politics" he was harri hit- land Ihe Princess iJiter bad a message conveyed to her that she would bt-tter tor, but in civil sen-jce he Is Always polite :-_nd oullffing and ready tft do anytliif.B1 ho cnn for those vrho oak Ills assistance. Among his friends lie is a. bale fellow, well met, :ihd in the department he Is respected and Ilkeil by Ills subordinates and by all wlio have lo do business "With lilni. relurn to her husband's chateau, where evidently (hoy dldu'l object to whist- ling In public. The Princess Dnrothy'e unconven- tional behavior exctlea amusement here. ;is the CounLtss Brnnlcka'S dlc- lalorlal mulhods ai-c Icnown. HE IS SIR "DICK" McBRIDE'S DOUBLE IT was in the beautiful and rolunda of the "Empress Victoria. 33.C., which Kharos with tbii attractive rariianmnt Build- ings across the way tlic honor of looking don-ii on the placid waicrw of the Inner Harbor, tljat It all happened. Tlierr re-ally no juslifica- tfon for ihe atfalr at all, as .Sir out oC the oily, and hlg t'ol- loivc-rs ousht to have been aivarc ol Hit: tacl. Hut U happened never- theless, TTVO Intimate friends of Sir Ilicliard McTlrldc. Premier oC British Columbia, stalwart both, entered Ihe roluudji. Sorted on a divan some distance away was a figure lliat Lrougnt moi-iilng- to llu-.ir facus. and' ivlierei'tr tlicy saw Uiat head of silver Iiair, thbee long striking locks which marl: Sir Tllcluu-d from all olher rncnjn the liufc'c Provliicc, Ihoy coticclved a Joy In their hetivia. Thla lime they frankly pleased to encounter the Premier. across thfty cjinic before Uic scaled figure, but the ivcord tails to stale ihnL Ihey uolcd no cordial smile of rocogiilllun. If they, had, It might, all havo been avoided, I'or even then it was not too late. Intending their hands, they somu enKiiKlns opening remarks, addressing Iliclr new-found companion us 'Rich.irrl. The nllver-naircd one shook linticls with them, nl) but lie sold: "I fear you have made a inistaltt, 1 :un not Sir Tilcharrl, at iilly I am Bi'own, senior member of the ciiudy-manufacturing firm of Hrown find Though u rat, Condon, England, nnd I am In British Columbia to look over Ihe business field." In the ending cmbjivrnssnic-nl the two Intruders apologized and (le- parted, ciu-o'lni' away wilh them Iho knowledge, now Clnnty fixed In Ihclr coniicloiiancrfa, tluit, fla for nllver hair, faclnJ features, nnd Kenenil oulld, Ihcrc (n cjciHlmicc nimusL exncl of Sir JlMinrd. td mueli his spare time.to his vnl- iSTY FLIGHT r.R. Once Traveler LuxuiiouJy Thaa He DOM S' in. aald that lio.Kouldilie.fjcUoi-'.'off-I lie never hurt ;db -ivlih 'tii' that. Amcrlc; werii viiflliy He Is no the fcort of mini, hqwovor, iu 'put his hand lo .tlio plow, an J loitt baolr, am his financing of die Canadian Norlliern is one of rho most' remarkable tilings lii the liiatory of America Oh an occasion noi long ago Sir "Wil- liam defllrod to raleo boniJe of thn uomiuiny thnr had heon jnarnnteod by tho Dominion tSoveni- nsnt, ami.uot bavins' iho tlnio to go lo London, hlthcrtu hi? tnonuy hiarkct. ie waut 10 New York aiul ncRotiatcd with the lu'.e that controllluif'tspiric ui' the mirld of fi- nance.. These nesotialiOTis'lcd. up lo the hour af ten- o'clock in ttie evcnlnir. Air, S "iiuule an offer that M'r. to view wllli scorn. ?hcs latter was seated, liut air. AlurKati vtia pacing up and dowii the-' room. t3ach tiino the offer was repeated tho from Toronto -would say: "These by Ihe Dominion if and sat tight. Finally. 31 r. ilorjran cnpttuJnted and gave" Mr. Mac-1 ;enzlo his price for-t no But that isn't tlio" siory. or not Iho eat. oJf it. Some .dime afterwards Sir Wllllani aria the met In the otundiL ot the Hussell Housv In'Otiawa s he wltii lemen: He said, lihklutf anna: "Coma n down to my car." On the lo he Centra] Slatiqn he was staked a once question, like this: "jJo you re- aember one night-in New Yo'rit. alter ou had gfii the better of J. PierpoiUJ ALFRED NOYES VISITS CANADA Most Considerible Poet Since lar Patron of the LIVES BY HIS POETRY A Praclicftl Man, Who U a Foe pi the Ha Mr. Ohurles TV. Morse- Charles. Morse is Not Dead Yet 'ainoiis Bank From 'Jail Because He Is Much Alive. TV. ilOnSII, -who. was pardoned, by President because, aH'lt "fl'as then 10 financier convict via at death's oor, nrrlvea in Neiv Yors oilier ay aboard Ihe .SS, verj- much .not--evtn a thought _ when you had no' private'cai1" iof from lliis lire. Ho was nd -when ntter leaving- him, Laving to (Wllh excEptlou of his moustache, y. you ho hiniseif the 42nd Street depot and b the last car as' the train ulluip "Well, I did sell Morgan some- Ijonds bnt night." do you remember climbing Into nn upper berlh without suitcase or oven an here Is my car now, will you come smiled the president, lending Uie-ii-ay. mid-as tht- host In n sump- tuous compartment, ho- completed' th.- contrast with the ten million cloll-ir fu- from Nan- York climbing, for- lorn Into ah berth. Mr. Anne-ley relnted afterwards he.recovererl" the president's baffga-'c from the hotel in Gothntn. REVENGE DWVER. J thor, has just returned to Austra- ia after seven yfcnrs n.broad. Telling Sydney rcnorters. of his experiences in the thorny j-oad of literature Jie spoke of his first experience with etntoi-s In Xew York. "f went. to. Torlt ofrico "The first man J spoke to referred me to another. I passed right on unlil .Imd seen seven oC them. '1 .trueas, Kild seventh man, 'tliey .ake you for H ffuy-a-whauk. Go back -o the firsl man and punch him.1 liadn1! been a sparring- partner for loUilng, need a second in- 'Itallon to take him on. J went back. What u-o you mean by fooling j asked. His only reply to me was a dive into a room and shut. ;ind lock tho rluur. He muat h.-ivo rung n bell, for half a dozen burly messengers seized 'Charley -M Who lenoivn "to the world of finance before' the; panic of 1907. -Wltli'hitn twna -Mrs- The liealth anil spirits ot both were lltio. It. Is; said by >lrs. the -cure 'at'-Wlea bail.cn-. ,-whIcH- had been' ;i great .Jiayinp restored tin almost "dead" "hum to n man full of health ami -'vigor. Mrs. Zirorse brought a unldUL' ediication.il toy" for her young son which she r bought. ID Londoh. It ich a queen, ________ running about. in hKMriclusure. Mrs. ilorse PX- plained' that tho ajus li'ad to be fed once a. montJi. C ANAPA this' U bclDf by. the vlaliii, Jiot only of .BrlUtn vetori, bbt also of British A fen- wecka -.igo Veatec, ct iho chief rpprcsfintatlTas ct I fat Irish 'school; Affrieil Ndycd, who has the "mwt considerable'1 Biiffll0h pott Tennyson. It le not IncomrrUous to diacUBd Ixirutr ahODP whilu .lalkiajr of .The {oint la that. patronizi-a Iho Lnrbrrs often u a business or profceelpnal rntiu iloen not bclone 'lengthr ;Vnrlcty.. On [he conj.r.ary. lie to "poetic" eccentricities ot dreii fernl He looks with disfavor on the ibelncdrlty ami sham tbtt mvb sonic poet's. Ho rifrota that so -many Uje cojiaJOer poetry -'as. a vain, .ittvpmotl- cable- ihiiiR. For thjii IK MuttJti aeathellt "The protagonists ofr'uiat lio says, "made a -cult ot inatm-erlty and imtui-olly they people." Noycs Is by ilo raeins a. fiowtvbr, ana rlCclftrcB that this cloud 13 rapidly pasalrig away. thul people arc beginning to MO thjit there i.4 a fundamentally democratto reason for approaching pofitry. s of "Is SCOBS oC. "ana .this sense la universal. mar rhythm Is the 'basis of is a, complete 'ant's 'nest R'ic n-itli the ;iiiduKlrl6us .YrorUci me and hurled me out into the street. I Tell un the snow-covered pave- ment. FLABBY ;MUSCLES "HELP FRANCIS DWTER, the author of many- tales of .-idveftturc, iclicvcs that the firal step toward suc- cess in "ivritJng is to let one's muscles jcl flalib'y; Many fahioue authors have original theories as to what Helps tl'ie Muse: Sliclley UKed to lie on he hearth- rug 'with 'his head closc'to :fje bhizc; Scliiller kept his (leak- drawer full ol tletaylng apples; Balznc Ininlc .howls of black coffee; If. G. TVells' in aald lo thn first essentinl is to ruin one'a .digestion- Mr. Dwyer, however, soyn the first thing Is (o old buab about abound mind recuilrfne the body of nn .etpcrt tLlhlete. "I used to be a firsl-clnaa amateur prize he until. "JJy muscles were hard as iron nnd I noted Q5 sparring partner for Ihe Aua- tmllan light found tljul for t cliainpiuu. all my jierfect trim I couldn't -writn'half a. column in llio evenings, T gave up do foot body and decided- Iu culllvato my writing Insleud. So Ihe first tiling 'to I rose and frwore an oath tlint I flo ir you -IK :L make for his In South Af- rica, when, In May, 1900, Sir Richard was Braised to the peerag-e, and a vacancy'occurred in the'Hbuso of Commons in the representation of Hi Isle of WlffhL In splto of his ah- doubtless, considering the circumstances, made the electoral heart grow kept his scat for tht Unionists by a four-figure ma- jority. This phenomenal success by his minions. Then I went away and t'ot work as. a tmm conductor. years Jaifr, when I had mndr a nnmc. T Fccelvctl nn in vita il on to dine with the editor of Ihe same news- iper. "He did not say a word nliout ness- durlns1 Ihe whole of Ihc dinner. Jusi before, the close of the entertain- ment he passed n slip oC paper ovc. fo me. U read: will give you ffor five short siories.' "I took ouL a pen nnd wrote: 'Tor can. have them for SI.500. am charging1 an cxlra S5D0 for "The editor wrote back agreed.'" "FATTY" CHESTERTON n." G. K. CIIESTETITON as is Itnown is an unn.snally was recently lit which Mr. Chester tori, was on of the principal M Etout man.' Somebody mccllncr in measure, ascribed to the .en-I speakers. "Mr, Chesterton then mouiit- erffetlc help anil grent family influ-jcd the uald Ibis reporter, ence of his wife, who Is the daughter i chairman was seen no more of Colonel tlie Hon, II- Crlchton, of tht- liirl cf Krne. Mr. Scely separated from the major- ity of party on the of tariff reform, and presented hlrosnll nt the election of ]90r, as a Radicul randlualc In Llic Abt-rcromby Division of Liver- pool, and elected. His selection 130S tu succeed Mr, Churchill as Unripe-Secretary Cor the Colonies wro? understood Jo be largely nt that sc-n- Icmaa's At ihc general elec- tion In January, 1910, Mr. Seely In Liverpool, anil n. sewt Jonnil tor him In Ilkeeton by Hit re- tirement. oC Sir Walter Fosk-r. Mr. :Jy la able and leamcd man, but criticized as Ing for the House of ils style has bcui itsivy ami ''larjc' Com i no A SCOTTISH FUNERAL SIR AIuVHlBATji> GBIKI13, Who ..re- ctMitly the covetf-d Ordtr of Merit, lelia u. very KOntl ScocMsh r.iicdotn aboui a funeral'in Ulatsgow, wliei-c a stranR'sr a sc-sit'In one of he moin-nlriff Tho other hrcn occupontu a" the carrl.ifro were ntlier curious to who he avns, nd ,ii las I. one of ihpin bcgfln to auefl- ion Jilm. flliiloeu'a wont llko llila: Ve'll be a brllhor o1 ''Xo, 'in nn' a o' tin, coi'li." "Weel, o'll be his cfmalnV" "Na, I'm no' a ciiHln." "At ony'ratc he a ifi corp'-'" "Na.'I'm cltlid'r. fe> uto I've no bp.on very nuaoi." he filranKor fixplnlticfl my him ordered mo oar- n cxfrclso. HO I tlinchl thin would be the chtapcat way lo for half on Jiour." to Jet ynur muscles sret J is ami grow Poetry h Retigion _ THE num wlio thus takes hl seriously, art who tiflo af- firm? that poetry la Ihc sironsesh pnrt oE wliat "la called; religion, bccauac in the very broadest and grandest aenav thut.can be- given to Ihe iworda, "Poetry is IB a younj man. thirty-two -yt-ars of. age. For ten years, however, lio has' been fiunona. His am sofd all over the worlfi. antl he Jives entirely on'tiiofproceeilj of his poetry, and the lectures. on. hia poet He Is amazingly- popular in. United Slates, wDlcb JIB for the first time Jaat year. So. eu- a bay window. Look at Chestorlon! It would bu io feel Sir bleeps .-mil nee u-hclher lie theory. ITc lives looks prctty_ li SHE'IS A .SUFFRAGIST MUS. N.ELLII-: :UcCLUNG, the Can- arti.-Ji aullionss. Is fn tHe tlilck of Uie fhjhl In Winnipeg-, She i lender rf a neputation ot women who preaenLtfl an address to the Tre- r ot ManiLoba recently. in tho course oC her fpeccn nieClnm; salo: to benr the burdens of citi- zenship pay the we tbej-'tlio help to build tlie Empire; all this we, do siilc by side men. tvitl' the ffO far- ,lic-r than they, pay the llfctax on existence, ive know the cf hy.iiMn Ife as ;io. man can ever know it; yet wv, with our knowlcdRo of life, nnd vhnt It rogts, are ilr.barred tho nnkfns of the laws unJui- which wo ;jnil our children inilsL llvu." CZAR AS A TEMPERANCE REFORMER Czar OL Russia, faces 'the alternative which once confronted Louis XVI. Jlc must cither defy hia Ministers ot Slate and ally himself with his Pnrliainfciit or he must aurrendor lo the forinnr an'.! continue to coerce the latter. Nicholas who is of an melancholy, disposition, had an extensive, tour of the JlirssifLH Inst year, :uid Hie rc.sulL on bis mind was the rcavnl famous roscrlpl addressed to the new T.IinisKjr of Finance. M. Dark. Tn tljJs i-cscripl liis Wujcaty his proround roffrel: si "llic. melancholy oC Iho people's .liclpk-s-siiesg and the family Incvltublc results of Inebriate and lie'laid down the principle tlial "the progperlly of Stato ought not to bo made dcpendciil ujiou the moral-and material lufn of HO many of my aiibjcctn." f ThlH could but reduction of tlic revcnuo' dcrlvml by the SUite from the manufacture and sftle of vodka. Only tird Ministers fn iho Council, Wilto and Hark, are JtuowJ) lo be favor tlio Czar's project; Jiot Ui.it Hie inajorlly dp ,noL..nffrcc. wllli the inonil ot Mic fKUGStlon, but Ihcy arc at u. ag lo.how Hie deficit in. the revenue can .be madn up. Tlioy..vcto'ed the motion il. AVltlfc lo limit the hiconio oC.Lho Htsitc froni tlxod sum and out Avtlclo ,11 by wliicli oC llio vodka, revenue should nnnually bo .spent on uoniballnj: dninltcnnewi. The 'Dinha In known-.to be overwhelmingly In Cuvor-of [cgitilatloa suggested by liio'Czar, nnd the two'Ministers, lillt Jiuti? the Is .pliiowl- before' ll.i nicmlicru hy (ho Imperial Council It can do nothing, Indeed, tlio direct .conimnml ot hit) llaj.'isly over llni hwuls of'hl'g Thfr'rcvtiniie from-tho vnillca monojioly Is o.xpeetod lo amount tltiring llio ;pr'oBcnl. ycnr lo no ICHH than In It amounted to and" limL yccir to .10 that the growth Imn beon all conaldcrablo. he rtturned again this winter. IIR lias jusL received the liiffh Jioiior ui holiifr ujjpolnled "viallliiif leeLurCr"