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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta RUSSIA'S TROUBLE IS LACK OF A MIDDLE CLASS Solid Class of People Belvreen fhe Cpurt and Official Class tod die Good type of Fulure Russian Is Prof. BoTris Alexindrovilcb Bachmelieff, Ambassador lo the U.S., T Dr BH1CA GLENTQN. bul she _U. even now In the potter's hand. Many painful months, perhaps years, lie before her she emerges from beneath that Teople are conllnuallj- demanding oi me. "What U the wltb Now. there arc the oialter with Russia, ,bui rising hlfih aWvtf them all la the fact that she no middle class- There-has been on ore aide Iht Ccar, 'his coun; its followers. Then came ihe Idle rich, who of their Ume nnd of the country In search'of ttnsations. Behind cirno (he great Array pi Government' raelleU OWPS (he bfs out- She bas orgaalzed ted bouses tind small personal tomes for orphans oa her she had salher- cj together (our sbe ylirtd them lu ntlli a. .woman .to act as moThcr. lu' a word Madame G----- was at the head cJ every Vrt" ercfslva moveicODt. Pose, hypocrisy, and ten Lion fled at her approach, boy Borla was very studious. He could not be Induced to, txerelso unless bis lessons were and many were ihe rusts used (o maXe him walk.--He had "arrived at the stuffcd-bfrd To a birds he shot at his faiher's hunting-box and brought'home.to Teflis lo stuif. ivrfl. unlil ho came to Ihr- nccXs.'when ihert held oil! to me if I would "only Jusj. sew iKem-up." Now, 1'tSon't like dead nor dead we nude a bargain that K 1 sen'ed up those dreadful Borla' would -Walk for one hour before dinner. Ose day, suddenly turning a. corner I rah'lnlo him.'. II? WH'S lading with his -eyes glued Sidelights an Men! mid in fhe But He Doesn't Believe in a Blanket Endorsalion of the Former Government. A BRANTFORD EDITOR Canadian PaienlageMn Has Been on Many Canadian Papers. By ARTHUR HAYi'KES. difference -twecn a A Devil's "printer. 2 T.' Jl. WAS U has" never even teen suggested that the BrWford tor, ought- lo be censored, you know Immediately which one ho wfts( A be that bfl never lansuasa In his minister cf the nameless, lately heard so much bad l on ite watch be carried In his hand.lest he "waited" one nakriy, _ _, From birds to animals Is but a slop Eo'lfie skins to Ha around. One particular with, curled up cjcr- aers and which did net Etnell ly like" a bed of my pet. aversion. Boria found this out and for three solid weeks fkfn. was found In corner of my room Unlit U hung1 Itself unions my best go'vtns. "I lost my nnd Boria -lost his sklo. Boris i V pils, telephone, theatre ushers wore uniforms. The op-era houses were Slate owned and companies Wale paifl. Around Ihe-e various circles stocfcJ the Russian po- lice, spies, listening, irratohini, -lest by Speaks Four 00 O ti !_-_ And. this is .what istthe matter with' few Vno .j ,tlioie Mtremes small land7oTni- Ep'few.m number, ii pariroi com- as to -form practically: no balance at all. It 'was looked upon as aVsIgaj of great. -to, "'.be wlpiout" The one hundred million peasants' .TreinE; arid kept' In a1 stale oE undeveloped baby- hood by 'Slate methods, are now denfy freed 'from ".Their oppressors. a as ,a. 'Russian! lores peace and that these poll I leal ne- babies In Statecraft home. t lo lighting and We, with our s6jld upper and lower middle classes, cannot quite imder- Etanfl why Tlusjla has crumbled, Bul even Russian, doctors had lo hold themselves. In. readlnesa for State calls; while every drus ilore held the portrait or the Czar. i Freedom" O studious was he-that he never .ook (Ime to put tack Ms toots tbcro on his IJUlIird table. Wben Saturday come around and he wanted lo play, more bribes were dangled ft I "would only just put iha books In pLico as he handed ''Bui why. cannot you put them "Because 1 can ncter find them when i do It." So I said Eorae Tery uncomplimentary things about the disorder In his roohu Coming (o one afternoon from a drive. 1 found his IK tie sister waiting on the staircase with dancing eyes. "Miss Glcnlon, Borla and Kolla are in your room, and they liaye turned It upside, down, and now "they- are down your "Come with me, Ulis.' We .will do the same to tbcir rooms.'' We did. s.nd sup- lip-toed (o own i apartments.' 'For a mo- There vcas a dead silence, Lhen al which we fled. Mr. BachmetleU finished _ine High schpolrin Tints with the gold medal, jenlerinj: the in Pelrosrad, frout: whicli ho.praduiled'with high- est honors. HC speaks t and German his own Evcrylhlns--that he undertook-te letter. Is a skilled not know hXs wife, but I am those who he chose her mind and cfiaracler." He' "Is ve'ry stoical, command, feelings, audits pises" weak "senti- mentality, and in. these qualities-is more Americcn th'ah Russian. Such Is Ihe portrait ,o" Russia's new Ambassador to the United States man typical of that Russia which la. apprpachinE through long and painful labor her'new birth. He Is ane.oi'.those'ifho'Etand between, the Iwo extremes, and had ih'ere been morfe of his. kind the balance wouli! hare held Rihssfa In 'her'place.' A! not yet touched the red! of "Holy never should have been taken by'her. The Courland prorlnceJs have populated b> purely German blood since-Ihe lime of the flight of "the Huguenots from France. The German language Is spoken, and even the streets bear Gc-rman We shall BEB irhp! will happen If Ihe enemy, enters on ''Holy.Hussian soil." Perlups, as once before, a., would-be world conqueror will return to hts own domains sadder bul wiser man. There stJI remalri the hundred million who love the Russian eoll. Perhaps they wil turn and rend, TVho life as he encountered durtnsX lu a newspaper office; to which a iadly-expericnced Jaurnalist rcplitJ that nowhere in the world Is there as iueh justification for luxuriant e letlvc. By Preston Is 'When be arrived at Mount crnon. Indrftna. his-father linlslcr. IlU icplher ,wns a native Mount Pleasant, Ontario. So tl Swrn In a WAS remlnls- eht of George Wcsnlnston. and dc- from a place, which recalled the ymn beginning: is cot surprising Ihnt he IT .will tafce time for'a middle claEs to evolve from both extremes. The lew theje'are have been the ones' caused .the' revolution, and they Treie bolh ends. One of Is the preesnt Hus- llo United Stales, Prof. Boris' yeaia ago 'nr, Bach- Tntllttt waa my papll. I laughl .him the EngllEh Even then, aa i a toy. .ot ricteen, he sboweid iinmis- ,j UbjUe signs ol true deroocrac> Miad en unbounded admlnHlbn for Americans. He once raid io. me: "Amerlcms are EO oier.fgnoit cjinrenllnu. 11 Ihey prlsh lo do idiT.Elhing, Iher do II In defiajice ot tho mullilude, sr.d that ti Another tlm's, ithen the oars' of mf oflnl hail .been broken daring the night by peasants who had used and I complained, hs aniwered: "What about It? Can yon not gel dther oars? You, were sleeping and could not UM them, EO why shonid the peManla hot IhcraT" He was born and brought to the Overseas Ministry of Mtllifn.' If In business and li semi-public qualities mind and of hea'rl count foranylhlnj make an Ideal member ot When as a lad of fifteen he'sUrled out In life some forty-four years ago lo earn his dully bread he was. lo make the rlri) service the scene of his ill lure career. -As n boy he had i caught Ihe fancy of the" talc John j was nt (hat lime ITic Queen's Printer Jor' Ihe Province of j OnLirlol How wQblil you Ukc.lo como Into my department T1 said Mr. to I'ouag- Gundy one renlted Ihw lall'er. And William Gundy, then and Iherc got his first Job. Eclng'a yoiing- lad who was carc- fult auil In 1he ptrfor- 'inance ot his duties, he grew In favor ith his chief, as he grew In advanced was brought to .enceslral .Canada while, slill a no. i'anhce flavor reached the amlilUous position ot As- ilstant Queen's Printer.'- It Ihtn cp- fer, no. Yankee Beared as If a nice, easy life was aa- es from Ills Is v Jsurcd him. Hut the Tales decided ircd [cllicrvtise, ..for .one they Mr. Gago lo turn his eyes' upon the young Assistant- Queen's Printer. And that which he saw ID him so Im- pressed him thai he' finally sought his sen-Ices-'' _' Youns' Gundy, for. youruj hi was, 'belns'opivj' about didn't exactly; tccnr .what lo dp. >Ils jot was' con- genial and .secure and he .was per- sona Eniia'-wilh his chief., In his dl- he decided to.- consult his chief.; the he laid ahahd int, 'of capable i yoiing fo ,lie yourself .down to service." Yoiing Gundy- acted upon his chiefs advice-arid fnlcred the' employ of W- j'-hla P. Gundy. lnnins lo set into tiie llmtllshl. ;or Iho purpose of opening n .branch He opened the branch, nnO lemnlned fn ch'arco'-oC it for two years, when ho was called back to Ihe head of lite In Toroqto. In 1550 ic tiecarop manager of the company, and llirA yeara later Its general To his present position. that of vice-president and general manager, he appointed In 1913: Whito >Ir. G'undj- li.is.nevcr aspired to what Is Elrlclly speaking a public life, he hna lor many years, taken a keen litterest In public While labeled as a Liberal- In" Ms I'rolltlcal affiliations, strictly speahinc lie' Js n Canada First mnn. As a of fact, he Is temperamentally Ihe type, ot .man wlm cnnnol closely affilialo himself wllli cilher political party for when issues are at stake ha Is In his- a people. 'AIM] he. liaa a. hljh censo aa lo the character ol that Gov- ern men I should be. It should be moral as well efficient, it be federal. Provincial, or munlclial- Ami his soul burns within him it Is deficient In either uf thesp re- succls, let uluno In bold. A second direction In which Ms iilerefil ouisldo his own business aoolfcstcd is In regard lo tho com- merclal and induslrlal'u-clfarc of Iho j city of loronio, and one c-f tho.nw- Idlums through which lie Ii33 worked In order ID further hid objecls hi llila respect Is the Torpnlo .Hoard of Trude. Of tho latter he lias for many ,cara btQJi an active member, and years ngo occupied llio presi- dential chnlr'wilb. much credit to with lo Ihe city is well ns to (lie boanl Itself. In "social nud phlUnlhropic worl s Interest Is as keen na'lt Is la business and public Tho one s manifested lu the Interest which he takes In th'o fight nsalnst tuber- culosis, he being a'trustee o[ jjpth Iho National. Sivnliarlum Association and Iho Toronto Frco Hdspllal fc The other Is inanl- rested In. Ihft interest wWch he, hris taken' In niovemenla having for thc.l object tho solution ot labor problems ono ot which was (he Ontario Com mission on of whlcl tie was ft.member. In Imperial affairs he lakes n keen interest, nutl has on two occasions re- presented Ihc 'i'oronlo IJourd of Trade at the Congress of Chambers of Com- merce of the'Empire.' At tho Con- press' oi hp was cTiaJrman of Ihc Toronlo delegation, nnd was on ihal presented to their majesties find aceortloJ .1 private audience. In all hts ilndcrlaklnes Mr. Guudy's SINN FEIN LEADER BORN mYORKER le Valera Is Son of a-Spanish FaJief and an Irish .___, Mother. HE HATES Said ENGLAND Lo Have Brains, But Lack Sense of Per- speclivt to lNN FEINEUS nl last have found a leader. He Ja Eanionn de Valem, born New. from all the evidence at hand one ot the most striking figures Ireland has produced, even In Hie stirring llaics which havo developed Sir Roger Casement, Sheehy SkcFUngtan, Peler 11. Pears c, and all the rest ot passioned band. Valero Is Ihe Eon of a Spanish father find nn Irish mother. Surely tlmt explains much ot his his romanticism. Hut how explain' that In private life he Is a professor person, with .1 Ti armies a hobby for exploring lltllo known fields ot tho higher mathematics? f That Is ana paradox which makes him InlereeLlng. Consider Or. the plalform he Is n firebrand, an ornlor who sets his audiences In n frenzy and Is utterly reckless In his defiance of oil, tho jwrnp and power of England. Cut When there was flshllns In'thc streets .of Dublin DB Yalcra the coolest, most com- HI ojt, careful an ntss that would the hearL of He is a muster i are at stake ha both for hi actions by whal he .3. duly, and not by louchncss. -1- T. a. de-ems to be "mj, ivliat the attitude of .Iho leaders of cither, political party man be. -As may bo surmised, he is a rnan 61 strong1 feelings. Unlike most ineu similarly constituted in' (Ills'respect, he never files' oft at a He a 1 troys keeps bis feet on the ground and his heud on his shoulders. Ho Is about'as resolute as.onjr_Dian could lib." And "when Kc aets'.hls hand to tfie" is riq turning bach. Eat he.hag infinite'pallence'as as and> that'l? cvfiri under ihc most IryiriG ,circurD3tances, 'lie is able "lo ke'cp'hls fc-eL.dn the ground and-his Gen era Hi; .thing? lakes a teen IbcvDorofnfQ'ri." .lie belie-yea in the Sage of Chelsea. of detail, and no dtitaH is .sufficiently utilmporlrmt" to" bis lightly set aside. In fact thcto Is one thinff In parT has contributed lo lita llfc'-lt Insistence. "mself rind "those associated upon Ihc quality of thor- ._______ That TThlch Is woilh tfo- at.all Is worlb doing well.-That his quality will him In'good lead" In Tils' -position :on the War Commission there can be no iloubL. Another thlnff .that will stand him i rlty, which. Is also, one -charactcrLvtics. While not ah orator, Mr, Gunuy Is -i clenr and forceful speaKcr. upon for nn irompUi'Bpeet-h is never nt n lo.es or cltiiir fdeas'dr wordb; xvhcn It comes to the! preparation of a-set In 1SS7, the" most V.! a_ indeed, la' whom Kun.. (everything during theircbellibs'iiof '1SS5; but on beats punlsri'mcpt' half-breeds and rcfcXIiis. 3Jr. "Preston _ turned ,1 again; cast, niid ]clioF.e EraiilforJ for" his spherernnd ;in truth, havlns.been op .the the'Exn'osUor'fqr his vehfclc. reflect a_ mind :whlch dreads a bitterly vparilzarf election, which 'desires' a. National Govenimeht -'-which can 7scarcciy- be 'prmcd before (he people have spoken, and Trill supporl; conscnp- .ionlst .candidates without a. blanket chdorsalion .else ,lhey' have., stood for. Globe in George Brown's day, .and havlns1 kepi.In ltie.-P.re.ss Gallery at' Ottawa bj- thaE'rcVricSs IribDne of Scottish vlrbw, :'reston's early, journalistic experience s of Lhe sort which casuretl Cor him first president of ihe Asscciallon, h'd became president ol th'e Canadian Dress A6socl-Vipn lovers and connoisseurs of nrl In eoclcly- She ciualnt-- name of: Palnelal to the fict that -_shs thrb-ugh her Mrs.' Percy. descended from Kd- ward Fitzgerald and his hapless wife.1 Lord Qlcncczmory Trno: Is A'brother'of MraJ ,facl, one of Ihe lanj, down the rapids of the. Eden a by: ebn- A 'VROMANJiC CAREER A by ili.a Mr. J. H." Cann to "be 'Assistant" Commissioner of lyajca Thirty -six' 'yeafa hgo Sir. Canri a porter at Temple Station, earning iSs. a week. He wns then twenty-one. From Tornplc Station he 3 Court as and ultima op'ltnafailc man. In of eight good ture a'dowti- tor. i eggs'; and 1fr.A frorri. Eiglna (o what name on accent of iho famoui received the nick- '1 branch from 1 hls Ihc Carndlan Noilherb hauled six million Artbdr, or went to icnllh down, however] ho went to AuatraHa. nnd became n. miner, and member .'of Ihe La- bor parly, entered rarJlnmenl- He has.heltj.seycrrrt "posls la try, amongst Ihtn) Ihosg of Colonial1 rlso lo. the well-worn Treasurer, .Secretnry fcr .Theezc Premier's''kindness1 Wlnlslcr of Public.Worka. ja a landlord." j The romance of Iho Tennanls a very7Interesting1 elory. They" i' GeneriJr'Van irho Is reported to lie ont.nf ihfc comnianrtlhR tllricilnp th'e German mTvann'on (he Ctncral Von "Uelow GerVri tvhtn thty Bwept Iho ItiillnnA hcf IKAh-ln -t Icrrffle drlvd on Hie Jtohzo 'forcers' Tiavfc Eicrpptl the are Rapidly I'Tcnarlnt' (o-stiitl. tlis ofl n Von fow tit nrtllbnl .CJtnrrdn rMlMnry 1To had be'en iff COmtiind of other Luryjlhere lived'near OchUlrfie a' rc- aricablft, man- with a, rcmarhahlo nlifsy'.'Thlfl WnaMohn iSiaVrle'nd oiie" of'.tnc''wiln'eESes to, Lho poet's IfaplJam. ono'bl Joti.n; Tennnnt'a Burns'wrble, 'iauld he offers 7Thls' oftcf wfl_a more Ihan borHe no.'olher' Ihan Tennant; 6( fcft. nolldjt, orte'bf the fauhttra bMhc great chemical Ifajio of and rrefti-Krondfalher of Qlcn- Conner. AN ATHIETIC PARSON wfls iwrform'- c; the', ng4 Ihe jiral, running 1, 1 (hird, jk- Inc: fh6 tourlli, the, fifth In iVqnfy- by i'cC ihc record wcckc prevfoiijlfv i Army.' affaln, 'hammer ie.orFinlrcd-and driired new com- was dcnounccii In HID Ho'uso of Comraoni' last month H y Uot'd George, said. what-. plnu on Ireland' was'-: "a, "dclib- crate aLlonipt and IhbusandB "of.'yoiinij In England .would have bpfcn fcjrripu.Eor. (Iy fn rTcpamtlfln for rebel- lion." Ufidoublcdjy up ears In i no' -.recently .11 hear plot (n. Elarl' Knottier aVfned uprising In _ the Dublin on tht sec- bnil oririlrtraary'df llio flrat aUcrnpJ, Hint 'Is to say. next 'On July 32 Da Valera a dlsaFfrcMUla .sliock. (o -TVcslmlnHdr when n scat (n Parliament from Eaal Clare, succeeding ihc lalo NAfor- Jicdmond-. brolhcr..of V John, End a prominent National is I.1 Tho volo. wis to a start- Ung victory, which shook Ihft com- j lilaci'nco -of Ihose who. hoped Ire- mlglil lie. reconciled Ihroiig'h Lloyd GcorEc'a.nton of n great con- venllbn ol nil' parlies. Kor DC Val- cfa's elecllpn p'aff9rm ivashls'samo old. absolute iridcpend- cncc for Jrelnnd. Of.courAo ho never look hTs seat. It fa' n' principle of .'Ihc Sinn 'Fclnorfl not to acknowledge .authority of KnRlcvnd In nny way.' Ilia ftciy, apccch-maklng went on. I3o looks Iho. pnrt. He Id j lall, Bvyarlhy, bhck of hnlr and tycs, j.- .ofympi'diitcnt. His but -j- ft 'Blirewfliicfia At tfincB wlilch Is. by no means n'char- Bclcrfsttc of fnnillc. -All It IB not alrnrige 'ihflt lie was the unnnlmons cholcli of lit, f 26 for prcslck-nl.. Tfie l-'cln now la reported la have 000 members. JJo.'Vnlqta Is ir. _ cornnianucf tnnk the Li ficlal -plflui Hi is of bT'thc that tltanlr. p -la, .tho unjl (pahow ilie.Ulsnlily IT- bont Ifint ivnl rihrt Ctilldrcn lo Ih0l.jflf.lln3, w.wo' fiflnUcly i naino nnd lilcnllcv rcvMlcd .when irdor.oC Merit hfs NOAH'S QJIED1T for Iho Ep'leMId I -mmta'tit rtuo Jn amall CiJnlfSllcr- Oenerat.M NayM TranEporl, irtio his rrca ,'ni Irnnsport officer silica NoiiliX Ko etilcrcil. it's 11 go, and It vjna nol long before hla frlien tTrieriJ ft.s fransporl, hnd fi Inlor lio waa Lihc poil whfcl'i ho fltlll Sir WrVcrrto ft nlert' for Ilifr Bafc ncross ecaS ol fill our expeditionary I ;