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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 21, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta WASTpASKET TQJUCCESS Was the Way Fted W. Field, Editor cf "Monetary Traveled. BEGAN AT FOURTEEN Newspaper Disease Caught Him He Learned the Value of Space. H..JACKES. AT fourletn jcars of age. w- KirfJ, mannsinir editor of The Moncliry Timw. W.IB In France Uhorlo'-isly paining copies of A manu- ivrii-t creation, "Tlif to Lo solJ al a penny P6r copy upon his rcluni lo At 15, lie purchns- Fd u Illtle mlnnosraphcij sheet In one 3f tho Urillsli cIvlKoenlco depart- ments, which ho'hjd tb'en entered, 'urn.. Id it Inlo-ia .became clrcuUllon marugfrr.-Issued two nuplbcrfi, and firi- ully losDall hls-'pbckol money In the ehtervrlse, Entering oucr ,otnco work, the [KWsr-apf'r insii'nVl pi'relslcd and even- Ings wire sWnt In u ruing' stories and sketches and anj'thlnE lhat looked like 'ho germ of blatk and mor.ey. Tho lato W. T. SK'iJ Dace B-ild that the only successful road to Journalism was the waalepaper basket over n I'fidgo ot rejected Thii tais road'joung Klcid travelled. At first ho kept track of tlw "returns" I i Hut they came back f thick and fast, wllli the editors' polit Kt roijrcts, lhat his record could no keci> pace, v, 1th ,1116 Field anlt'ccaslonal Irom a publisher maintained hope, renny-a-llnlng and outside contrl became Irksome. Our buddln Klltor named to "set Inside." H haunted Fleet slrecl. Uw home ot Urlt Isii ncn-Bimncrilom, uatcMng the hi rresgLs and wishing devoutly that the thundering off some of hli cop as well as lite other fellows'. Ha got In touch wlui Iho London dallies. Horaotimes an exclusive news story brought a fat cheque, but progress was fclow and Iho bumps were hard. A Bis Story ho heard a story of bonca LLOYD GEORGE DONNED GARB OF "BOBB.Y" FOR A FRIEND So Says Hii Biographer jn Second' Chancellor' T I__I I liarnnprlain. LORD ALVERSTONE- TUB I-crd Chief Justkc o( Ki l.ord AIverElone, slowly lne from recent Os ao oive able a lawyer nd look bacX on a brllltant and nucccisful career The aon o( a clever lawyer, he natur- ally bla vfolwslynal unr dcr the moat favorable ausyU-ta, ft wad bla own abilities that carrlM hint tha front, never had to wall for; ivork, antl be was icii'JleJ to be mak- j Ing a, lour figure In hi; Eecom3[ Ai iLn end of ha an11 inlSSs he though he taJ no fn tbe of Commons- Ono was found for lilm at but ho only represented tl o conEtltuency for four Hotter, he found a seat In tho of Wieht. and n ho vroa to iLc House'ot he'ftsaumed tl.o tliU of liaron Alvertso.'m House, in the Is'la of VTfglit Atverstone eroroil his grfattat adtfcess at-the bar ID Ihe fimo'Ja 1'ar- case.'when ho dealt -irlth volumo .-of ei'ldence In masierly faahlon. He hs.3 made an adinlraWe Justice, being (JEs'.lr.Eiusht In appearance and courtly In manner, ONE ON GENIAL "R. J." RJ. FLEMING, Dmi.ugtr of the To-1 ronto Street (ore- cd to take a doto of his own medicine vrhcn attehipllng- a Kir.s street car by Uie front door or.e Jaj- recently. hilc on Imi'onar.t business two other civic officials, Mr. Fleming's car broke doun. and the three gentlemen were corr-pclkd to re- sort to tbo ouly other source o! trans- NEW PHOTO OF SIR CECIL SPRING-RICE, BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO THE U. S. Ri. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain. portatlon. jit street tin IhV arrival of tlic car Mr. Flein- T OXB da uncart coaat. thed soineivheie. ou tho south He "long-dlaUncei" HE second volume of Mr. Her- bert Du Parcq's of Lloyd juat published bythc-' Carton Publlsfalns ,Company, Limited, contains some -'enU-rtainir-g glimpses of tho private Intercourse of famous politicians. tho South African War, Mr. LJoyd Gc-orgo made a speech on the Amendment to tho which WJLS one of the most It won for! successful of his "career. friends and enemies, and the lato Sir a he stunned, but he Henry Campbell-Bar. nemian, _ln "of- manased, lo'make his way-tin to but received word that his presence might cause at a meeting at rioting. _Tho truEtt-es of Xhe bail would not allow lhe inetttns to taht place" without substantial guarantee against damages. Foi; HU Sake THE re-quired gutraritee waa" se- cured and the mt-tting held, tut aa Mr. Uosd George entered the High street Borne zealous patrlcjt struck him j a heavy blow on the head with a. blud- geon. His hat was and tor bis conBratulatloiis. Mr. TJoyd a -taJented London i.iclreEs hatl begged her escort to bring wlicncver the member for yras likely to -w I Mr.-Wiiiiton Churchill were fighting on.oppoalte aides of. the encounters between ,the wea cafe, where he remained for time police protection, ultimately making an easy escape by the back entrance. This was nothing, however, lo that .acltlr.ff. episode In visited Birmingham in Dectmbfcrf 1S01, to address a meeting at the Town Hall, and was ultimately obliged Ito escape in the disguise of a i much by both 1 On one occasion" during'a u the Chief Constable who, Jean debate, Sir" "William Harcourl was r.dlr.g his men powerless, al laat '_ xt_ T "T u5BPStcd lo "the Chancellor that, ho hould" "from, this' halL oliceman's "coat To quote f Mr. Da Parccj: 'This Mr. Uoyd George; refused to do. It was only tinder 'heard to say to Mr, Lloyd 'George, "I Jam gains to itay, In the'Houie" To see lhe cockfigh't between you and young j Churc'filll." "Most Powerful Politician" I LI.OYD; GEOHGE hdd 1V1 'a. preni opinion' ot Mr. Winston j Churchill's abilities.' When they were opponents ha once said: "lyost week there waa a very Inltr- tlng speech delivered by a brilliant 'FIELD ovnS member, .Mr. Winston hurchil.1. Is'no srealer admlr- r of hta talents, I hsaure you, than ho'Individual who li now'add.easing ou, an'd many a chat.have we hid jout the situation.r do not'nl- ays agree, but time wo 0 not oihcr'a eyca." Mr. Lloyd George- has also paid orao remarkable'-tributes to Mr, Jo- eph Chamberlain. nte eald, "for boiler or for worse, Mr Chamberlain In H 1 an extraordinary man, -who ha made hla way by sheer Very early In his career Mr. Inoj-i George gained a grca't reputation a a, fighter. "He la never happy uji ess he 13 up _ 'C of IU editors some one once said, no Rave him a talk of.spae b'0 intimidated. During .the African War WM engaged more inform' yi.. Thia .Indeed-would makoi'.V Uy--V yiiimn" story with bl? to every ,big Ixindon dally. 'Hemming to his office, from which ha had slipped away, field walled Impatiently j Ing papers. 'not thtre Jt waa not In or the 6 o'clock; or lag Could the evening1 editors gone mad and nmltfed It? In order that Iho morning editors might retain, .nelr sanity, h( took a to and visile one ne.wap.ipcr office afier another 31owly( brutally, tha dawnc3-L-thb story had practically n news x'aluol .ho reached "Th Morning VosV office, one of IU editor to a newspaper, "a-chat which mlgh well bo given to i hi any-an, aniblilou Vho Ixjndon _, ,_ IJU.G to htm, to Tcronto, I! ewilro'-'of 'Canadian -Journalism. I edited, hero a small magarlno" of ebo life, "My'Wctk'liV and th'en "The STonctafy" hc.h btcn eVcr first da aaslstnnt an rorvthpt piaat- 'ycais as managlc cJltor. Ho has had'numerous anet varied'ex- ptrlenccsd including a trip through Holland bs a iramjS. ital Investment M1 wlllr a Sir- Walker, Mr. Field also .compiled for thfl Toronto Hoard ol Trade' tfcV booklet "Natural KE1RHARDIEIS A WORLD PATRIOT A Dour Scotchman, He Fighti for Peace With Peaceful Methods. HE IS SELF-EDUCATED A Deeply-Religious thing pf the Aristocrat in His Manner. JAMES KEIU SIAHDIELthft and l In the liritish -w photograph of tho successor to James Dryce. ambassaiior from Grea "ijriuin to iho Sir Cecil Kprlng-Rice Is 53 >tari- old, has'been MlnlsUr at Slochhulm since 100S. Ho was actii Third Secretory at Wwhbslon In ISM. and later Acting Soeond Secretary a Brussels and Tolilo. In 1833 ho waa transferal Lack to Washington. In 190 he at Teheran, ar.d from 1305 lo he was MlnlsU tb Persia, mosl pic- Labor M.P. has been In lhe limelight again thEs week be- cause of ;m alleged discovery ol love lellcrs from htm lo "Gtneral" Mro. inmond. one of ibo wildeil of the Mr. Kelr Hardle has denounced the report aa an Irffamous canard, and those who Know him btst will believe him. The followinp tsiracia from a char- iketch by Shaw Dtsmond in vndon l.lfc" vionray tho man: 'I suppose Hanl'e Is the best-loved nd best-hated mnn In the HOUFO of vniinons. U ou doubt 11, get the Unions of Karl Wlnlerlon and, fay. Harnes. Tho latter, liko the 'st of Iho I.abor intnibtrs, with a prlnkHns of rr.en on Ihs Radical vioiilj utihchliatinsly arrirm hat all needs to com- kne heirehlp for heaven la a pair f whilst i havo no doubt that lhe gallant young Earl "ouUl lake his ktilghily oath, any hour f lhe day or nlfiht, lhat Hardte wears is tail colled under his short, square "ckct. and thai the lufts of hair hlch cover his temples cover also a ilr of budding liorna. "As a matter of cold fact, Harfile like a human belnp. though tt cannot be denied to thai he has a mag-RlficciiL capacity for 'raisins lhe devil.' He h a Dour Fighter (1 F >ou asli me uliat Is Har-" 1 die's outstandlnff characteristic, reply lhat ll Is tiactly the same as Unt of Mr, F. K. Smllh. M.P. whom he IB probably In (lEeagretment upon every subject under Iho ho Js a fishier, but ft fighter of dour llic lhat made the Covenanters what they were--_ that made Cromwell's Ironsides in- vincible. Is the most convincing speaker of his parly, putting forward his vU-ws In Iho accents of 'Caledonia, strrn and with a splendid ln-- difference to tho possible verdlcl. II- BERESFORD'S PHRASE I LORD ABERDEEN PKB navy la England> Insurance iTfUE Lord Lieutenant of Ireland I W.'a "plittiae coined i a man ol pans. In Canada, n money by' Lord'- CharUs-'Bereatord. and no .'man 'hi? be well e" premium Kept .at a tisfactory Lord Charles started his naval lite or ares s as a "miady" on board the MarlDor- satisfactory erenc o ls the quality of knowing when- he Is bt-aten' which made him, A man who never went to Rchool, editor tbe 'Labor pest he held (or seventeen a better .ashbrei Beresford and h s companions were 'returning to ttielr -they, espied the Golden Eaglo and the Stars and tftripts as they passing the Ajr.crican Con- sulate. "Bf cried great pressure that he gave way, when ho Constable "pointed out that i was a last and only chance, y doing It ho might save his friends rom Injury. Tho door could not mch ionser be and there might e a great Inrush of the errlble resulla. The. fact that his rlends mlshl be Injured 1C he persist' d-in hl3 refusal waa lhe only argU' menl that prevailed wllh LlojL George. Thai lhe crowd outside, eought his life swjmed not lo weigh flih him. AN EDISON STORY MR. c R. THOMAS A. waa ac- epting reporter's apology fo an error In a quotation. Mr Edison said, "I rather well used le being misquoted. Electrical tenna ar always confusing to the lay mind, X wonder. Listen lo lilts." Mr Edison drew a telegram from his poc- ket. "I got this telegram from an slalant electrician thla h said. "Listen." And he read: "Wr with no, outsido outside. Put insld wire 6ulslde and outside inside. Nee outsido for Inside." HOW HON. WM. PUGSLEY GOT THE BETTER OF HON. GEORGE E. FOSTER A Little Story of a Clever Pun in the.] raotormin to front'door 16'let htm enter- otornian, naturally, took no his request Mr Flcmlnf, tht became quite'excited and 1IU much vigor on tho front door. hlcbj point tho myloriaan-vecy .em- halicaily told htm to enter by the and slammed th? door In his face, Ann "Bob" hid to o'oey the rpSfl hich ho himself formulated. A' ROYAL .THREAT P HE Husslan Hoyai Family L greatly in lhe public eye at resent time, for It li thought In many j [veil-Informed quarters lhat the Tsar's idest daughter may prove to lift tho ilde of tho Prince of Wales. Bhe is a'pretly ilrl who ts devoted'to tho [tile sometimes she ndeavbrs lo rule It "over the heir lo he Russian ihrone In a which s not always appre6ialed 'by iDtentlal rultr. tadeavored to check him in some childish folly he turned on her -wllh remark; "Ah you aro bigger than: I and >oi can hold my dies U will be jour can 'Vea' or 'N'o1 to your and If you ara not good you shall mar ry a Cossack, ono with a big BRAIN AND'BRAWN content to remain a Governor-Gener- al, be a ranchman as iveU, and he siiU holds large fruit Tarms In lhe' The Duke of Sutherland has more acres there, but Lord Aber- deen the better pears. Ills looks 4us- Byron's name.'lnr "Athenian" for features are clean-cut as those of a sculptured athlete ot the filth century B.C. In a mild way he 13 htinseir a sportsman, but with as keen a of market-gardening as of fox His wardrobe contains more >m the universities of Scot Ilesourcci and Trnrta Prospects of Northcth personal examination of that country. Hi acls aa Imperial CoVreeporiacrit ftt Toronto for Iho ment and last year waa Government 'the poiltlon of T Trade CommlBitoner to Auatralfju lie preferred to remain In Canada, tempting Jobs (r6m lime to'tlmVWvo 'been passed by. Ho likes the paper of which he It editor which It it gen- erally admitted has been brought up to a hfgh standard under his editor- shlu. As for Sir, field likes nothing bclle'r thAn io'gct (0 his gard- en Oiikvtlle, he and his fam- tty the summers. While down To tho black soil w 1th fork or perhaps there Insliirallon for Iticso editorials of Mi.' e Canadian House of I T la not very often that pro-one gets 1 Iho better of Hon. George Foster In repartee, no one enjoyed heller than tho clever Minister or TMde and Commerce the Interchange which oc- euncd between himself and 'the Hon. Dr. Pugsley In House. when the West Inillcs trade nfertfmcnt was Under dl-cusalon one evening not Dr. rugstey Mr. FosteV at and re iraasiDs uio jove ol m -Boys, we must have that old and- heedless of .froln lhe universities of Scot- several of hla and (he ot 1 1 the buliains America, than waislcoau, and In an- JJSI2 direction his soclaUchlevements arrled It along an) VmlKA. nil coin eyed ll placet] In following day, when thB outrage was discovered, Ihe American. Consul was full of wrath, and. a strict When the eagli s to' "Charley" darlns "middy1 and it waa ch youth thi i i the lervlce. Some Ithlrtr igu, when Lord Bt-i.. 'ing off tho overboard, seked a coll ol aaiu the Icy sea, saving his man with great diffi- culty. Thefo was an interesting sequel fifteen years later, when Lord Charles "addressing a political meeting up north. From Ih9 back ot the crowded hall came sounds of a scuffle, fcnd a volco cried, -Throw him Lord however, 'ordtrcd that the man should all.owcd on the plat- form permitted to hnve hli siy. A p'atsago was made for the inter- rupter, mounting the plalforit an) somewnat llmttcu; his only uancc ,D a polka, which explains its unusual preponderance on the vlccregral pro and :hlng out his han.d, eald: anu Biretun.iia uwv ...a ......u, only want to shake hands >ou my lord! Ton don't call mo to mind mayhap, but I'm- tho man wot you saved off them Falkland Islands come fifteen yfvn this Christmas." SAVED BY HIS PONY )of Jlr. Harry pet ijects Is lo better tho lot of puny, and lliero Is qulto a behind this humanltar- Jple. In "his early days he was a pony- Irlyer In Scotch coal-mine, and on one occasion his pony saved Ms life- Ho wai driving II through one of the galleries when suddenly the pony pulled up. Though lie urged' It for- ward, it refused to move, and the nexl moment there was a terrible roar caused by a fall of rock on the very spot where he woulrt have been hac not the pony refused to move. The animal had heard ,tho low rumble of the movlns rock which youni Lauder had failed to detect, and hu for his 'pony he would have been crushed to death- So overcome wa. he Ly his narrow escape that h flung his arms round Iho animal am kissed it. "And tha puif 'bcastte.' tajs LautJer. "looked at'me aa if h understood, and forgave me for whip ping him." ugsey teV was parrylrV In his firlynteat manner.' Finally tho firmer, oyerlooklnx for a of tho House which rfo.iilres mcmbErs to iddress ttll.thelr to Speak- ?rrard through him (o Ihelr fellowa, furnUhcd an opportunity for alcit Hfrntster w hlni 'foV' "for ind when ;ro low and patlenfs few, he'ci i cd to Improve his''exchequer n Kor I rr.s f'rm llteraluro were mea. extreme, but Immediate ouphl Sherlock Holmes to life pros- crossed hla li'ie medical 1 Thoush he li stories. Sir fatorlte VICTORIA, GAMBLERS LOST MONEY -WHEN THEY BET ON REV. J. E. STARR He Did Not Even Mention Fracat BS A Remarlc- able Bcnedictio.-i ,M li' ed man to-day than nine oat of ten university men. It was the same nual- ty made him learn shorthand as a child of eight years old. by wrtl- nc wllh a piece of stick upon a >lle snicked 'over his pit lamp (he was n doorkeeper in a coal mine at and that gave him lhe grit to organize one of-the most formidable pc-lltical machines of the day-lhe independent hate the politician, bul >ou must admire the man. CM of Hit Element I1EHE is probably no man in Hie 1 HSuse who is so much out of hli element an Kelr Hardie. Nothing but a stern belief that only by peaceful po- litical means can Democracy 'come lo Its own' has made ;the Member .-tor the Unemployed' lake a seat on the., green benches.' For neither Mr..Bonar nor Wr. Herbert -Aaiullh ar. more opposed to. cades i y.. uL-- come as -news to a. .world which H.rdie -lui an enemy of .religion to Iwrn B dee ply. religious uuslness here ffr iiwult. llcular I' 'aw, to .-n. Kelr Hudla u.. liitlinary.'ts. thlngt a to IhVmankallBt of things :He ts as much an'anfl-ma- erlallsl aa- His drees tbi. "'HardlB hai somelhing of .the ails- ocrat In, his rnanner-there Is hlhir iinapproachtiblft about omelhlnK as dlfttoilt to dlagnOiq as The rnaJOEty that hedges a throne.' -Hs Is' exclusive, save to his friends.- belted Eatl of realm. TKrt his weaH spot'from the poln f- ot the iptitt orks DC the jiwij' if I'.eepjJ'hlms'K !n Btltlns of thi novtl t'sfr Arthur has met with consider- able Juccesa a- a historian he i on t joining him a Iltlcal Sphere his ambitions have, not been realised, tor'tie has'madc icvcr- al unsuccessful W tnter lltmcnk D61S, Pijf TT, t1 .f w' ci.lh. ttyvft- Stirr'a, churjh packed Sun- nlfihL They 'turned molt of pie The reverend sentts- inan'priached a rinbio sfrmon that nlfthl, but V4tdsVlb never ffgurod By- clotlng hymn was su lhe people prepared to ou afler bensdlcllon. dlsappolnte- ihat nothing happened. But the minister wjis not through The benediction waa not quite- fin Ished. "-----And may the have mercl on those who lost their money to it concluaed, En the W-W'- i.h whilst, the majority. of tin estyr Br in lhe ;