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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta RUSSIA'S TROUBLE IS LACK OF A MIDDLE CLASS PEOPLE No Solid Class of People Between The Cpurl and Ofcid .ad the Good type of Btfris AlexindroYilcb Baehmelieff, Ambassador lo call him by the -lost; his mother By BR1CA OLEXTOX. HE new Russia Is not yet born.i "IT bul -he fc even now In the ,t aQ Mny aEe. ills I WEI i-i-s she emeries from beneath u-itel. People are conllnuallj' demanding or me. "What Is mil er Now there are the matter with Russia, .but rising high above them all Is lhe fact that she There-has been on oce side the Crar 'his ceun." its followers. Tben came the Idle rich, who spen! most of IS to uer imiucui-c i melleU owos the breadlh.c-I his out- "4. She has ortanued lea houses tbelr lime and ol -search' of (he country .In Behind ..hem sparcn ui came. Ihe sreat irmy of Government officials wearing shade and cut -of anlform. Eveo-lhlns was owned or controlled "er directed by the State. On every railway platform 1 could be found 'Amiss ft rallwav.ser- vnnls uniformed accordinj grade. Vciversitles., colleges. IrjEtl-. J30K. ana uus v _c and small personal homes for orphans on her estale. W heo she. bad galher- eJ together lour orphans, sho placed thera in cottage with a .wonian to as mother. In word Madame G----- was at the head of every pro- slva movement. Pose, hypocrisy, anu pretention fled at her approach. As-a boy Dorla was very studious. He coiild not be Induced lo. take Kerclso unless his lessons were pre- md. many were the ruses used 10 him walk.--He bad-arrived at the stuffed-bird period. The blrUs he -shot at his father's hunting-box and brought bribes held out to me '--v' Just sew thenvup." Mow. I Bon I liSc- deail d.ucks.- nor dead anything. .But we made a bargain that If 1 sewed up those dreadful :thingJ Borla'would Walk for one hour before dinner. r Slllllla. If experience In business and li semi-public (ualllles o' mind and of hearl count forsnylhlns he should make an member ot the coinrulEsIon, When us a iad of nitten he'slirleo oul In life some forty-four years to tarn p'ils, telephone, operalorj, theatre ushers" wore uniforms. The opera houses were Elate owned and their, companies We Around these virions circles slocM the Russian po- jic.3 spies, llstcnlnty, the was at, balance Vt, the Arid, Ihls is -wtal is' the "matter with. Ilussla. i. tireen .those'" eitremes rnanufdctbrers, and small land own- so number, in com- parison, as.' to "form practically no .balance at of "great....Inferiority The oce hundred million peasants 'I'.'; rieinB; fprsedlr and .being kept In a1 stale of nndeveloped baby hood by'State methods, ire now suf de'nfy freed 'from '.their bppressoi Froin birds to animals Is but a slep So the sslns began lo lie around. One-----, particular skin., with curled up ccrT Vcrn neri and which did not smell ejact- y like'a bed of .violets, .was Borift found this oul and for hree solid weeis that; fkin. was olind In every comer of my room until 11 hung llself among my best gowns. I lost my tempir and Bona osl his sklo. Four-----Jr. SO studious was he-thai he never look lime to put back his ..books but plloi thera on Ms billiard table- When Saturday come around and he wrinted to play. more, bribes were dangled lr I "would only jusl put the. books In place as he hand'cc 'Bui why cannot you put Hem yourselfr. "Because 1 can ncrer find them when i do It." So I said some very uncomplimentary things about the disorder In his room. Coming ID one afternoon from a rive. 1 found his little sister waiting n Uie staircase with dancing eyes. "Miss Glenlon, Borla and Ivolla are n your room, and they liaye turned t u'pside. down, and now "they-are iking down your "Come with me. We will do the same to their rooms.' We did. and amid, sup- pressed laughter, they lip-toed to own i apartments.' For a mo- liienr.There was a dead silence, then croans. al which we tied. Sir. BachmetleU finUhed.lhe High school'in TiHls with the gold medal, entering the university .In Petrograd. "from which fip.l'Fra'dualea'with high- est honors. ;T He speaks, Engliih, French, and.-German ns fluently as his own Everything-.-tHat-- he undertodk-he tier Besides- beinsra iinguist.lhe a skilled not know Is wife but I im Ibid those who His of Mount Pleasant, Ontario. So Ibat. born In a place'which was reminis- cent of George and de- rived from n place which recalled the bis dully bread looked as though. he was destined lo make the civil service the scene of j his .Mture career. As a boy he had j causht the fancy of the Into John was nt lhal time the i Queen's Printer for lhe-Province of Onlarlo. i "How woold you like, to corno Into my said Mr- Nolmah to youns Gundy one "Fine." replied thei latter. SINN FEIN LEADER BORN 1CT YORKER De Valera Is Son of a-Spanish Fallier and an Irish Mother. HATES ENGLAND he lias iihlsh cense as Hie character ol that Gov- ernment should be. It should be Said to Have But M Uck Sense ol Pe, which I... iileresl outsldo his IN'N FEINE11S nl last have-found I He Is Eamonn de of Toronto, and one of thoi O valem. born New. dlunu n 5S Torn all the evidence at h.rid one of !s "ol the most slrlklns "f" rlldT Of lhe Utter he has for many produced, even In lhe stirring limes member, and havo developed Sir.Roger rest ot linden -inn i s well ns lo lhe boanl Itself. passioned band. In social nud phllanlhropic yalero ls lne son of 0. Spanish Is Interest Is as keen KaA nn Irish mother. Surely that e.xplalns mud, of his fire, his be Ta-Teatl th'e fisht asalnst tuber- Hut hbw explain thai sis he being a'trustee ol bothK prlvat, IB a quiet professor cn.oni a nhrmles3 hobby for csplorlns lltllo known fields of Iho hymn beginning: e Thv'c'oarls above.' And William Gundy then and Ihere got his first job. 1 Eclng' a young lad who was care- ful and .Dainslnktnir In the perfor- mance ot his duties, he srew In favor with his chief, who. as he grew .In beginning lo set into tun llmellah for tho purpose of opening a branc He opened lhe branch, nn ed In charco of it for IB- i years no occupied the ijresl- L, shMhy shcttlneton, con5umpltleothrsna, porn interest which he hlBher mathematic akcn In movements havlns for their Tnal ,s ono pa cbjwt the solution oUatorprobtos, f it was not surprising lhat he quickly and in kridv.-liilse, advanced passed froai'l. lo the Wm step by unlll h5, ultimately editorial- room. He was brought to tnc ambitious position of AS- MS.enceslral .Canada while, still a llsliiB[ Queen's Printer.'- It Iht'n cp- younrster, no. Yankee flavor lr a' as- cmaiiates from'ilia Is i ;So decided ar cth Ithat he chose" her 'mind ajid character. oical, command of-his clings. aiid'.despisM" weak sentl- entality, and in.these qualities-is ore American lhari Russian. Such Is lhe portrait .of P.ussla's ew ambassador to the United States man typical of that Russia which approaching through" long ant ilritul'labor her'new birth. He Is ne b: trTose between the wo" eilrem'es, nnd had Ibere been having uVve held Ritisla In 'her' .At at Ollawa by that iicerlrfs the .Invaders' foot.hns not Scottish Irascibility '-and v et touched .the real soil of "Holy1 H--'' lores peace an halM-io quarr-E-; It that the! babies In Statecraft and political ne 'tEsVily ciiiss.flKhlJng and g home. "We, with our silld upper and lowt cannot quite'under eland why Husila has crumbled. Bu even Hlisslan, doclori'had !o ho IhemEelv'es.ln reiainesi for Sla calls; while every drug itore held th P W I h fe is ver cnvisc' day'' they .caused Mr. W J- Gage lo turn'his eyes upon I the' youns" Assistant Prlnler. I And lhat which he saw In hi'm so 1m- 'prcssed him that he-finaliy Eou'ght his there. remained in years, when ho was called back t lhe head oftlre In Toronto. In 155 ic became manager of Hie compau and IhrA years later Its general nvanaser.- To his present position hat of vlcc-presidenl and general manaqcr. he was appointed In 1312. Whilo Mr. Clundy lias.nevcr aspired to what is strlclly speaking a public life, he haa for many years, taken a keen Interest In public affairs. While labeled as a Liberal. In' his political affiliations, strictly speaking lie Is n Canada First mnn. As a mailer, of fact, he Is temperamentally the: tjpo ol man who cannot closely affiliate himself wilh cilher political Party he was a member. In imperial affairs he lakes a keen interest, and has on two re- presented lhe Toronlo Board of rraao at the Confess of Chambers of Com- merce of the'Empire. At tho con cress oi "e was chairman of lhe Toronto delegation, on lhal to Ihelr mijesllis accorded a private Mi'cncc. in nil his undertakings Mr Gu. d> s ccllons are maiiica by a thorcufh- ness that would gladden the heart of In fact If Ihcrc Is one thing In par, ha, eonlrlbu efl lo irados which makes Irn InlercEtlng. Consider ar.olher. >j.-. lit: plalfortn he Is a firebrand, an omlor who sets his audiences In a frenzy and Is utterly reckless In his defiance of nil. tho jwmp and power of England, but when there was flglllns In'thc streels.of Dublin De. Valcra was coolest, most com- posed, most careful and skllfuVof-.lbo Sinn I'elncrs. lloro ls.known_of Ih'e char- acter than, of- Ibo factB'.ofi his life, lie was born In New .Insistence. associated service's- rv-. Youns' Gundy, for. young he was, being 'only abonl 23.- dldi't cxactly. tnow .what lo -cnlal and secure and he .was per- his chief, In hls'd.l- deems to be his duly, and not what the attitude of tho leaders of cither, politico' party man be. may be. surmised, he Is a man of strong" feellncs. Unlike most men similarly constituted !n fills' respect. llnon hncss. That which Is worth flo- at nil Is worth dolns we I.-.That Ihls quality will sland him In koou ienima ne' aecided to.-consull' "My boyr -aid the he laid, i'hand cfn'.lhe'ihMldc'f'of his: tsslsl-'. tou' capable "a. lie yourTelf.down to STES SK'ffi'S He Gundy Is r.rjninin n-; nnv man could not --A1- about'as resolute ns.- And he sc -int, ivouri ,...B-ln tlw-ciyir.BErvicc, upon tls cTilefs adricfe-aTi.! tiered Uie'tmploy of W- Tills 'Gage-iifia'.t.u... b> 11 -y- J> any man could "while, not nn cts'hls Hand to a clenr and speaker. .Then he becomb a pro-' atheinalics hnd'tausht'IK ie: hand to an im, the plow, thera is no turning back is never nt a lo- Bat he his ihfinite'patlence'as vyell nromptj n8 da; .Vhon as and-'lhifls even under of a set O.1 Irvine fcircumatanccs.-he comes to Urn the most circuraatanccs, -he keep his foet.on the ground comes to S ho usually devotes much Urn Is nn ..An the T. Prcilon. ll.fe: n1SS7, be-. ,everything durinE thejrcfcelllba'iiof 1SE5: but newspape're'tan't" always --nourish on beals that abd'ut'lhe and redskins. ar "Preston turned; again, cast, nnd glfc ;in if v-Ei! In Ih'e-Press Gallery the Manitoba 'Press Asscciallon hcsejdays'r reflects, a, mind :whlch dreads a bitterly .Pirtlzarl clcctloh, which 'desires' a .high-class'National Govefn'mekt -'.whlch can tc- ormcdbefoYe lhe peopie have spoken.' liid'" which; will'' support; .ana i ...j. 'ss Gallery [the 3Ianltobi -Press Asscciallon, hi 'iribuneof Ibecame president o! the Canadian Irioune Ol iDecame rlrtiw Mrl'lprcsrAisoclaVioh !n 1S31: Five years eiperien'cs faler South Dranllord sent him (o the na-who was In Iho Cambridge asa'nst Oxford In IS83, 1SS1 and 1SS5, us many .feats "of al C'ambrldg_s ho wiis 1st 'candidates .without a b] iriiIJon 'of-'cyefyihlng .else tionlsi c :hdo anket ,lhey'; stood for. .____......__ HICM, Ihirly-odcl years ago. Ills falhrt was a Spanlsh-Ajnerlcan; his mother before her marriage was Hiss Kale Co'll of Brurce. County Limerick. .His llher died when tho boy.was two ears old and Ill's mother-relumed o lhe town of Her birth. There tho boy went to school, and early developed great .aptitude, foj-' mathematics, lie.went to the Chris- tian schools, ClraVlesvllIc, nnd lo tho Slachrock colleges, gcltlng his-de grce.of B.A: Rockwell, University' College, ,llay: nooih. nclvedere, Dominican Col.lese, Eccles street. Dublin: Lorello College, SL Stephen's: Green and -'Carystorb Tralnlns College tiy -Teachere. Then" CRITIC nirlncldent'whlch pro- liab'l'y his..'. j Trwin Sammcr College, founded-by Sir Jl He played a lively part In the pliu ful Casement Vprlf Ings, ana It Is said was a major In lhe army of the Irish republic. FJr. his part lie 'ilealji. Kveiilu'ally'lho'senlcnce waa-.; dead because, under (decree, he has cut out most- sadder but wiser man. There visibly public activities which remain the hundred million who love I the Russian eoll. Perhaps Uiey before, a would-be world will return to his own domains turn' and rend. Just now. some of Mf. Preston's old y, s friends don't knovr where he Is. be- Ihc Icausc he Wilfrid a conscrlpr d.letfngulshed {lionlst first, he cannot see nn Branlford. !Ie was Into every gobrt anll-ccnscripllonist, bulwarked. P> 'word and work, anfl.waa told.Mhat.'lI lanli-conicrlpllonlsls A THE TENNANTS .V-.NOTABLK woman In many r'e- spects it Lady Glenconner, Mrs sisterrin-Iaw- bEcii" a -Fellow o .Hocltly of-Litemlure.'' Her ladyehlp s the ailhor of rainy boolis, lhe most nolable' bting '-'The and "Village Notes.1! who Is an .el-, tremcly beautiful Ii. chate-- Inlne of -most arllstlc. houses In Lonilon, fnrnl sculllns events, and during j ;lslt lo Japan ho won most Ihroirs n (cw for on land As a I pjv. j-T.-k cycllsl he enjoys the dlallncllon of. Elptted jlo.-cycle round his b'lcfcle trie. Carlisle to one day. slon hfc rowed .a home-mantle -boat from "Crosby Weslrriore- land, down the rapids of the. Kdcn to a feat.atlcndc'd by, eon; siJcrablq-rlsk. B r. iworn ana dun LU.H-..--.... EDISON'S CIGARS bcttT than slowed -.though ho. suitably regards Iho per- jjo-ocn.characlcr. Fran- chise Act offends' the fine Insllncls of his drmocibcy.'1- The-'Kxposltbr pbrlratt of the Czar. n Freedom' IT will take time for "a middle cla to evolve from both eilr< The lew Ihere'are. have been the who caused the revolution, and they were takenvfroni both ends. One of the most lyplcal Is the present Bus- ilan Ambas-ador Uo the: United States Prof. Boris to make, some "laKClslrain on nis viuua. ...v..-.- Bachmetleff. cigars." ''I'll fill 'em with hora'ehalr who left tho Toforito-TJ.orld Jor-thi TwValy-flve years ago Bach- Md hard nibbcr.'-he- said. Some Wmnipef Tel.CErarn, _n r arr-iln cfl a- HlJ-lpraiTl fCT tnC JlOnUeal '.Mall of nrt In eocicly- "SllC '.o'wcs' hjr rpHE famous Irvvenlor, la "an "fm'eteratc smoher, andlll'e -f he story goes lhal scWlillle time up, except on the written word, which ,go he his fobacconlsl has free cour.c to run and be, glorl- of thn astonishing way' In which his fied. cigars disappeared, and did not be- II canndt be established .thai lleve he could possibly have Emokeajprcston's life In Winning, whllher he triem 'all Accordingly- the went from Ottawa, put-an undue agreed lo make some "fake strain on his vllals. FAiia Nlcholl, name of- him J PalTieia' to the fact that ..she Is. through her Mrs.' Percy. YY'yntlham, descended from I-ord Kd- war'd Kllzgerald arid his hapless wife. Lord who; Is lhe' baron. Is a; brolhcr ;of Mrs; AsquilK fail, one of lhe Tcnnanls A (ROMANTIC-, recalled In llio Mr. J, H. cinn to'bt AsslVtanl" Commissioner of the' NJW Wales nallwayE From Temple Station he went to Eorl's Court as slgnnlman..llls health broke down, liov.-eycf) ho went to Australia and became, rt eventually.'-ns.A membef'of lhe La- bor parly, entered Parliament-. He .lucj.uu "v I tiojjoTi miuea. he Bald, tho multitude, and lhal Ii I jnioXedi.those Another time, when the oars" of my -boat had'been broken during the I S nljiri TANKER night by peasants -who had used I In EifW HE was minagVnB Sun ;from 1IB..IU1 1830. He saw i he end oi tho boom I ItRQA Me- saw lhe cna-oi ins u .s T- Sh at 52 Ing ol ut M Can yon not-rretT good wort with'the ar- (railroad. In the JfeTth- olher You. were sleeping and mored .car section In Egypt, recent- West TerrlWrleT He know, an about could not us. Ihem, .0 why .houid ly retuWed.lo England and has been the lean, the peMirrU hot hive IhcmT" lappolnled second (n command 01 one many hopes. We look a.wonaer He was born and brought ip In an of Iha'lank ballallons. urnknval t IM. I TTu I '-who, save rlso to. the Dor pan tnivitu inibin has l.cla.sevcrril-posls In Lloyd GeorBc's.ptan of r. P amongst Ihtnl Ihoso ot Colonial venllon of nil' parlies, Vor (W m 1 fried hpfeltMlr, to eiplaln to his oiner adventures, ne the mesnlns of f.ig at Pretoria. The thike Knglfsh' word I'" many noted comp< t whAl R Lhli "Vfrinin fnpTft I Mil-it musi do somelhln? I u -.1 _i_t-iw'. _.; In1 eca. "i( l rllrf'rr'ot want (o do II, then H l wir ffltirtil Or-" rccoivetl the of fin account of iho famoui horSa _i_. jrlrtrtilfai.l rir- Gejrieril'Von Below who la reported to lie'one. of Iht commantllriB dlrecitnir the German mlmnn on Ctncral von iiclnf when thty B'wept Iho llfillan.1, Jiitori than In a terrlMo urlvo on lhe .vhccze about the Premier's "kindness 33 a landlord." The romance of Iho Tennanls fur-.. a story. They carnc originally 'from lhe laird' of Ayr. In (he'latter, hall of Ih'e.'elgntien'th cen-" tury'Ihere lived near Ochlltree a re- man with remarkable vnurjoh.n .Tennanl, the of- the Hober orie' of t .ho poet's baptism. one" of John; Tennonl's aohs, Burns' wrote, j'l'm iauld he offers very -This' of fcr ivfls more llian borne no.'Oilier' lhan Tennant; of Vl. nollox, one'bf Iht founders of. lhe titan ch'emleat.lrailo' of Olaigow, anil nal-Krandlalher of ,.Lprd AN AimETIC PARSON A pf'Wnio b'y'tni fteV of Holbrtok, lierbyV ring'land.N r ,IIo Jslx l ...-'i-. .L_ Tcnnanis well-wdm Treasurer, Scc-rctnry fcr Mines, _and Minister of Public Works. worked a Or, with which MB grandfather ArlhJr, or low lit one