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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta says !u feels "bully." William Kcwke- j tho other hand. Is suffering His only A ROYAL UNDERSTUDY PR1XC3 AUTHUit of Comiaught.. who went to Japan to repn-sent :t nerrous diswrnv only the Kins at the funeral of the Alikiulu. is motoring He JeHfihth must be well accustomed by this time to deputizing; for his Majesty. He once laughingly suggested that he hi Prince Arthur of Uonnaught. should add to his visiting cards tlic line: "Monurclis understudied on the shortest notice." Most people would ue inclined to ihfnk that there arc worse businesses than understudying mon- archs, though, of course, this profes- sion has fi certain amount ot" ri.sk at- tached to it. Still, the pay is good, mid n riding to and from business in his fiir, and the faster tho, oar soes tin bt-tter. It is said that the oar hasn't been built that could so too fast for "When he drives m his office he ij S4> protected that no one but intl- mato friends would ever He wears goggles ami his are jmilded with cotton and l.'-ps- He always sits in the rear of the car, miuih out of sight. I On the other hand, when John D. rockefeller rides out he generally sits on the front seat with the chauffeur. He Is always on. the lookout for friends, and never fails to give 11 kindly how of recognition. lint William, on (ho other hand, will drive down to village.marketing- while John D. never except to take ti train. It is not iin uncommon sight to see "William IJookefeller and his wife drive down the village streets, and Mr. Rocke- feller" will drive from store to store wlule Mrs. Rockefeller shops. In religious mutters there is a wide difference. While both belong to the Daptist church and Mrs. William Kockofe-Iler gave a fine parsonage to tho Baptist church in Tarrytown, neither William Rockefeller nor his vrife ever attends there. John D. foils to attend service. fie is interested in church work and is a Ifjrga contributor. In Tarrytown John D. .Rockefeller Savo to- vard thd new Y-M-C.A. William Rockefeller was approached and re- Xo one could REID'S LITTLE WAYS Ht UKOlttlK 11E1D, Auslnillim Higl Commissioner in London, who has been traveling over America lately showed on one or two occasions sunu rut her odd peculiarities for a publU: mnu uf his standing. Ho spoke at several luncheons in Toronto, and just as the guests were gathering for ono of theso events, lit1 was Introduced a number of prom- inent citizens. After they had chat- ted for a few minutes Sir George In- dicated his desire that the others should precede him Into the banquet room, and he would see them later. Ho wished them all to be in their places when he entered. At the same luncheon, after irhfur- man had called on him to speak, there: was an awkward pause. Everybody I fcseci ti> give a cent. learn whv. William Hocke feller is inoaauon provided generauvi rfoiid of ciub Ifte and is one ot tl; governors of the Sleepy Hollo% Country Club. John D. te not a member of any club. i'irst rate- Prince Arthur -is very popular with his Royal relatives, and Is, of course, a welcome figure in society. the Prince of. "Wales has finished his stud- ies, and is thus free to take up public duties. Prince Arthur's occupation as j an understudy of the King will he Still he will find plenty "to occupy his time, for he is very interested in soldiering. Prince Arthur is a bachelor, and in view of his relationship to the throng much speculation- has been aroused from time to time as to his matrimon- ial intentions. He himself hns declar- ed that he docs not intend to marry, so that gossip has, as usual, proved a ly- ing jade. THE ROCKEFELLERS WHATr l_s so rare picture of John D. and together? Nothing. And the answer Is simple, because they never! arii together- In nearly every, j newspaper in the many .pictures' .of1 bul always singly, A months ago William Rockefeller did arrange for a group picture at Rock- uood Hall. His .family was there, and Sii were Mr. and Airs. John D. Rocke- jr., and children, but the elder TUockefeUer and his wife did not rc- SIR GILBERT PARKER the chances of. Sir Gllber I Parker, the member for Graves.end are generally favored for an Under- secretary ship in the! next Union is1 Government, it is us and noi as a politician that he holds a promin- ent position in the public eye. Wh clmin. ho enclosed them in the wrons envelopes. H chanced that In tho sectnd letter ha had nwde somo uncomplimentary re- cauipalBii 1'or Wilson and Marshall ii llio grout U., S. olMMlim c-anipiilBii. SIR JOHN'S WIT llio Ktt-ut U., S. i-h-ctlnii eampalBli. lludsneth to rnsl re- S bw" lii.ni nlio Si.-1-oioil his best enordes n eounsul's Hrmimcilt almost and lalMils to the position of m-ino- ratic: National OommlUo Jersey that man Is llmlsp n for -Vo th Tho No Ilivnrliilily In-row the lawyer has fin- ished hj.s- speech, and it Irritates hint Jersey Ueaioerin-y cannot sj'are him. It was liutlspeth who ilurliiR Irylnsr tiiuo prefcdlntr tho Hay primary hflpud to drive dismay and apathy out of tho ranks of tlio Wilson moil In .Vow Jersey and nerve them for tho coataet j with Smith forces. R was who never lost hopo that would i oincrso as victor from the hitter ailtc- coai'enilon fij.-ht. It was Uudspolh who at Ualtimm-e was dulc'lc to. iho wisdom of up- lloliliiij; AVilliam J. Bryan in his demand :Mat Alton K Parker should not ho thej iemiiomry ohairma.ii of tho National Convention, and that n Progressive should have that honor. It was Hud- spoth who hacked up Governor Wilson j In Ills vluorous messaso endorsiiifr I Tryan's stand, and he hacked him up, I where oCier advisers of the tlov- Urnor at IJal-.iinore ncn, showing the ftlllto feather and connsellinir a strad- I Jt was Hudspcth, who, at Baltimore set Ills foot down on the nrojiosllio to urovide the Wilson niei; with a scc nd cholee when somo of the Wilsoi several of his novels have achieved, wondered what the wait was for. Few know yet. but the fact is that the An tralian knight would not arise, to speak until all the waitresses had left the room. "Sir George, who is a man of consid- erable girth, described himself as "the only man in the world who repre-sentLil j a whole continent." This sally provoked a laugh. At his stenographer wa brought to the luncheon so that his re- marks could be taken v.erliatini and cabled to all parts of the Empire. STEPHEN GWYNN. MR. STEPHEN the tionalist member for Gahvay'dtj has played a prominent part in the Celtic literary revival, and has f id no small measure of fame by his own writings. He Is one of six brothers who have achieved distinction in various walks of life. His father. Dr. John Gwynn fho recently celebrated his eitrhty- fth birthday, is a Biblical scholar of note, and for many years Kegius 'rofessor of Divinity at Dublin Unl- I ersity. Mr. Stephen Gwynn's lother. who died five years ago, was a daugh- great popularity. One of them. "The j Seats.of the was presented in dramatic form by Sir Herbert Tree. Sir Gilbert Parker Is one of those for- authors who can write any-[ where, and under any conditions. he asserts, when f absolute silence is painful, and. then tti j ter of the famous William Smith .nd organ under the window is a, Imi tive relief. Usually I write with i punitive ease and facility, and if a thing does not seize me. I drop it for a time. Once absorbed in a novel, and I can write under almost any circum- stances. One of the concluding chap- ,ters of 'The Trail of the Sword' I wrote in a raiUvay train; two chapters of 'The Translation of a .garage' I wrote! between London and iVcw York. Sonic' of my short stories have been written unions; crowds of people: one was writ- I r ten nt n. railway station when I was wafting for a train." I KAISER'S RECORD ZEPPELIN tells of the case with which the German Emperor breaks records. On one occasion ho went out shooting' with the'Kaiser. At the ond of the day It was nn- that the Kaiser had broken Lord Curzon. ference to his relative, and on dis- covering- the mistake he had made ho awaited develppnients with anxiety. There presently came a letter from the uncle- I have tried hard 10 de- cipher your epistle." it ran. "bul your writing is so atrocious that cannot make head nor tall of, it. How- ever, I guess the drift of it to be that you need some money, you rogue, so 11 enclose a check." MR. KEMP'S DOG i T. i OK. A. E. KEMP is an enthusiastic I IT antoniobilist. Ho 'lias several cars, and he makes generous use of 1 them. Ijike all motorists he occasion- ally lias a .mishap. Not long ago he was-coming-Into the city fronr Jack- son's Point with a party of friends, and he hail the great misfortune to i over a As soon as he realized what had happened, he promptly stop- ped the car and walked to face the music. Two little children were rue- fully surveying the carcase ot" the can- ine when he approached. "Is that your asked the -M.P. A little yirl about six years old mus- tered up courage to answer a shy af- firmative. I guess I have killed It." said wero be_ "II records. His fore him in R ionff Hja Mnjealy bad shot, head keeper said, sixty. Stephen .Owyrin, O'Brien, who was sentenced to death for being concerned in the rising of '.IS. Mr. Stephen Gwynn waa educated In .Ireland and at He had i lirll- (c'cr' Tlu' Kaiser made no public i liant scholastic career, and on leavlnir eomr.-ulictinn, but as h position behind his ,lcer graph which was to l Zeppelin heard liha ETrouncIs, tile only thing of its kind In the British Isles. She and her j daughters are devoted to the pastime. i ind the young Duchess and her sister are often seen these autumn after- noons on the Braemar roads on their i [WHY HE SHOOK HANDS I Hon- R- L- Bordcn was rc- I W Lcivinif a deputation of suffra- gottL-s in Toronto recently a couple of newspaper women accompanied the franchise seekers a matter ot uusi- Incss. When tho fair Indies had I formally introduced. Air. P.orden not- j Iced a couple of young- women who SCPIIH.-I! to bo very modestly koeiMnir in tlio iKicltsTOund. Stepping- over to them he cxtendc-1 his hand. said ono of rather flnslcred, "we aro not suffragettes; we (ire only neu-apaper woinon." "That Is why I am shaking hands with you." replied tho rreihler with a dry smile. A BOOTH STORY THE late Cleneral Bontli used In tell the story of the little girl whose brother st-t a bird trap in the Burden, as an illustration of "faith." She was' horrified at her brother's cruelty, and' JIr- Kl in her evening prayer: .wswero teleplionlnc to ScaOir that tho outlook for Wilson was bail- very bail. Jl u-iis Huilspeth who never lost hi: liwill. but who remained cool and col K-etcd ami firm tho convention' most (lays. nnt, hls (.mnr.uie In ictoriu County uncl old law frlendi of Ossoodc Hall nro pleased that he has enjoyed this vacation tho Kn. ivartha Lakes, and that ho is returnlni well recuperated and ready for th. Busiest hours of tho Big fray. A VETERAN DYING. THERE ment Is a seat on the Covern- of tho House of Com- mons at Ottawa that will probably know Its occupant no more. Hoii John Hassan is reported to be on his, deathbed, after a strenuous life of sevcnty-six years. For thirty ,___ lie has been ono of tho most prom- inent figures in Canadian Parlia- mentary life. Ho had affed greatly of late years, and his snowwhile hair made him probably the ollest looking man in the House. A Canadian, born of Scottish parents, John llagsart made his first appearance In Canada In the town of Perth. 'When he Brew up he. flour- farmers? id .when at the age of 31 became Mayor of the town for three years. He was elected as Conservative mem- ber for his native Lanark in after three unsuccessful, at- }foji. A. K. Knmp. tempts, and so popular has hii been with his constituents that nobody has ever been able to di.slodfc him. Just is there are Conservatives in Peterboro, .so there are "Haggart' "rits In Lanark. He was called to the Cabinet by Sir John A. in 1S8S as Postmaster-General. He was shifted tii the portfolio of Hallways ind Canals under Kir John Abbott's Premiership, and held the same office n the Thompson, Bowell, and Tnp- ler Cabinets. The Hall and Empire once boosted him for the Premiership. I declaring "that he would hr- a safer I man than Kir Mackenzie Bowell for I the party. Together with Hon. G. E. I Foster and others, I Ion. Mr. Hairgart j formed the famous "nest of Iraitors" I were charged by Premier Bowell jwith deserting him. and who thus paved the way to the Laurier victory of 1S36. When 31 r. Hatrgart wns Minister of Railway? and Canals he accomplished in 1S92-S tin. rather remarkable feat In those days of squeezing a surplus out of the Tnterc'jionial TCailwav. His most notable achievement, however, was the completion of Ihe PaiiH PtP. -Marie C'anal. the last link In HIP Hialn of Cansidian canals connecting the Gri-nt T.akcs. Xohorly loved a fii-'ht more than thir- olil warrior, and whenever (here was "liythlnc doi'ur in tlv Hoiiw you "ouhl geni'-aHy depend upon hearintr Tohn's hoalTo roar nut an In- 'erruntlon at reinil-r intervalp, and .Ms chuckle-wit-; an.ilWc all over the ''otise whenever a Tory scored one -a the T.iberal partv. i AMr. pni n.i IP newsmpor II- li'sfrntor, hns seen Iwo cities Sir John Boyd. when the lawyer is at all verbose or has not bis case well up. The Chan- cellor also has a sharp wit. The other day in the somewhat in- formal court known as Judge's Cham- bers, a young lawyer commenced to argue u case witli which he was ob- viously not well acquainted. Ho fussed and hummed and hesitated. Ho jivandered all about the point in a vague manner. Sir John, however, had seen through the case like a flash. It was really a very simple one. "What- have you to way upon this at last asked the Chancellor a littlo sharply, referring ,to tho key of. the situation. "Oh; I was just coming to said :be ynung lawyer brightening. Sir John, evidently fearing that the lawyer was gottinir to make a fresh start. "You wssed it long ago." DR. COLEMAN'S JOKE THIS oiithusiaatic President of tiio Alpine Ciub of Canada Is Arthur hilemon Coloinan, H.A., Ph.U. (Bres- Professor of. Geolosy, as tho Tor- nto Univorslty Calendar stittos. Ho editions' in- Oentiany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland.-and Scanciinaviu, and has icen awarded many degrees and lonors for-distinguished sreoloffical in- estitjiitions. Once in a yeoiogy lecture he proved that at une time Ontario much yrealur in extent tlian It Is now, ami iie said that at that time Hamilton was all under water. This, of course, hrouffht forth much stamping- and plau-SL' from the .students, which sud- denly eeasod when ho added: "i'ou needn't liu .so enthUKitustic. Toronto was under water at tho time, too." A SEVERE TEST ALFRED TEXXVSON DC LURT, SI.A., Professor uC Mathematics at the University of! Toronto, sometimes txtracis of poetry to a. mathemat- ical test. Onco lie lectured on "Mathematical Allusion in and quoted fro hi HUnvatha: "Swift of foot was Hiawatha. 'Ho could .shoot an from him, And nm forward with such fleetness That the arrow fell behind went on the lecturer, "on'cal- culation it has been proved that in order to perform this feat, Hiawatha would have to run about eighty-four miles ail hour." up, and putting his hand in his] pocket lie pulled out a crisp ten-dollar and Run Af tittle of Ihe first Uil h' i Un'Vftrelty. ClUem] Ihc hirds photo- profession. After :t time lie drifted Lord Jesus, don't let the little! lji11 int., has been his' miner home, wnrtlia Stnimy f.ake. IIo fools Hint' Vou'll whore I waj ho him miiKtoi-fd niiilliiomil viwitr frnm Knv- y011 won'' Ills vacation, niul Id ready for the ihrotiKli thi! air nt iho same moment, linn novcr sho( Mllll I u n nlcttou dozen man whom he ernld I In of nt> n mii'dcle, close of -Darlccat KnKmnd' tin ticknowloducd the prejit one though not It, tii wltli tioiuil, ami lln-ii liu pnu.sidl and sfiid In his own inimitable way, think thcnr i.s n guiiMcnmn Uipping his nencll on his on his ;