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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 29, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE T. Coady Has ihe Cily. .Treasurer 'of Toronto Since I CITY'S GREAT GROWTH ON MEN-AND -WOMEN IN.THOPUDUC EYE Canada's Oldest Educationist Retires From Active Service In Period Almost Millions Assessment iti 'SB- Half a Billion This-Year. FOi: tuenty-fh-c yfjrs Iho jiruiio Coady has bttn flaunted be- Toro the eyes of the cltlzonx oi Tnfyiilo un thu lower rlfiht hand cor- of certain disagreeable yellow do- that have inado their appear-1 aiice' annually in the leafy month of Fcr twenty-five years this self- MIIMI Coady Las threatened 'all sorts of dire 'things if. his demands were not with. And yet Tor onion are fo-tltiy viewing with a certain of rcxrtt the retirement of this veteran civic official, despite the burdensome tar-liilis that Imposed as jiarf.of the duties of his office. HicharJ T. Coady cnme Inio office tii the fourth City Treasurer since TcronlQ wan 1S34.- He b.id c-nierod the Treasury pcjiartm fiflcejiYycara before as an accountant.. 5--o thai this year he rounds oat forty the service of the city. Given ii chance and Mr. L'oaJy.cau po'yr oul a slrirlg of reminiscences of forty ar.tl fifty ago thai would delight the "p_fi the man who Is interested In Jocai history. If thoj City Treasurer may be mid to have; had a hobby at Ihe ktc-plhrr. green of the mtniory .of the days-whejn he was n Parenb Were Triih iltile old brick" house at the corner of Vnnaulcy Mreels, now from' sight behind n rofl- c( stores, city offl- tiaiwaR loni'on'January1 Ills Jaints Coady.' had Iplgralcd to .from Ireland .In was a resident of Toronto from that year until-his death In 1E92. first coni- country lio-had taken mercantile imrsuUs. tutJnttr had EC- curfiij Government position. J its a lady of considerable talent, v.hu "posiOfsed a writing, and rroni. parents.- HEchajfd derived traits of- character 'which subsequently blood hlrn in Rood Ho was cducatejfl .Et :ihciJTcdsl 2.cd Grammar par lieu on tompfelihg his In for ___L f '___________._______________ U61-5. EOJUC rather startling Innovations fiOir stu- dies, tt-.iuhlitff iliciii ogle, ry. KutiUd; Latin. Tlo- nan Krc-r.fh, clociitlon, tid dnvlr.p.. wtrft iiiintalnptl bv Hn- srl.col wa- ll McGlll Unlvjeralty ojiMied UB doors o vcc-UH'D. jandUooi some oi over. ..'-'r-1'' r Pr. uuiiy rf-tolleo- Lons of filial JncMt-nts whioh isve history, includln's he fUhta djyj, lie rloU ddrtpg thL- >'Arty .tint burnlRg-Of he Douglas riilit In be- of hatreil for" IhX hc-nd of the company, who bad liis serv- ant girl frcm CathpHrisni tti Protfcft- iritlsm, and other occur- rences. Though di awing on apart towards the century snarb. is still stror.p and walks upright, nnd.can read small easily. Ills coHVCrsaticri Is'fllmoft that uf anJ. his memory re.iKy von tier ful In wtatlh ol detail. He made, c-arly in life, l.vo ttons. which he Ins are: "Xtver lo seel; ivtuttli." ''Never to sflt-k prefer- ment." Jlo .attllbulcs his enjr.y ilfc replete with at-tlm 10 his adher- ence to these two He has just br6ken one- life-long principle never to seek ncwspaptr publicity. on his retirement, he agreed to break this. He fays he thinks he's old enough now to Hev, Dr. 'Ormlslo'ri, who some ycnr'i Wcr gained a conllnciital rfiiutnlloi ns pastor of the Clnirch Er iN'fjM- Vcrfc. Dr. Itoblns was changtc. over to tlie slaff'ot the Model School whc-ro he nclerl for two years thin rr.nslcr of the Hoys' School. Ho Intro rtuccd somo niodtrnlzatrons Inlo thi currEculum. and WAS In line for nronio lion when he dccliTcil that tio n-nuk grt into Imslrtess. Uut tho lales wlllei( Ihla lime. In lh jturr.ed and ihe sickly odor from canny shop .door and gusts of dead uir from the.subway kio'sks and 'and then .sc-wer wuore the ajite-elcction aro tearing into- Eirtet disguslcd him. "ir.Ulan. must go said .he. '.'New York.toi? bad. Matoe npsc And there was no compromise. Smith had to l-ifce him back lo Gla- cier Park. A COMPOSER'S ROMANCE coniroaer. Mr, Ilicliard 1 Strauss, Is entitled to harbor a nrltvflt.cc. lie is repeatedly con- fusad with Slrauss of "Blue-Danube" fame, work, cf course, tclorigs lo a different rale gory, and he ranks Mr. Richard was born En bclns a horn player Wagner. l-'rom his earliest _______ Ke.T endeavored Iq cxrress in music, and at the his ie never truant. iTe nt-jamonK the xrcatcst living torn- ondod regularly, and from thai Hay I clicsvo commenced hfs more hnn. usually 'successful useful areeV." J. Or. 'Kobln3 with evident >leasure'nt hla early n'jFoclnlldn, nioTo han half a ago, R-itJTbnB who ins for a" score of years nnU niorij 1 ikcn such a prominent in Ihc uhllc llfo of Toronto. Went lo Montreal THUS, for ten yeareF almost, young noblna saya that he WQ.S almost .eacher and head-ninslcrjti what was hen known ns Upper Canada, of Can-" aria Weal. He gave ujj h'a Uranlford :osllion towards Ihe end of 1S56, and. the ardent recommendation of Df, lyefson, changed the whole, course of ils tnrccr, going to Montreal begin i residence nnd wMch has lasted for llfly-six ycrirs andila not The authorHtt.s in'charge of otlucn.- ional work in tho Province of Qitebvc, heii known, as Canada. Ij6wer Canada, looked iviiii envy on.the good work Ij'olng done t.y Dr." 'Ijforson In thc.sipier Pltrre Chauvcaii, who had gained some, ephemeral fame In Pails, France, na n. novelist, was of Edu- cation, liut was pcnrcely practical, modern, imj aggrcfcslve enough for tho position.- Three Catholic and one Frotci'.anl Normal schools were c-suirjfisKed.'Kob- 1ns being associated will] ,Slr William JXiwfon. then Dr. Dawsotf, ot .Mr.CJIli University, nno an Kngllsh by tlio namo of lllcks. For Ihe next J3 HoIiTns acted' d'd nominal second In charge lo Hick? hut actually head, as hts f rertfa for Cnnndinn wcio not practical c twenty-one he was, cunductlnj the famuus orchtstr.i at iloinlnge11- A year later fcebecamo Ihs third musical dlrecicr at Munich, and from Ihers movtd on to Weimar. He nearly 'himself througn overwork, and as a, rc-s t euro t raveled t ri rough and Sicily. During this holldny trip he compoaeil the Kre.ilpr part of his first open, 'Gun- The first performance was jrlvtn 'at TVeimar, in IfcSl, and role of Kreihlld vas suslainei] Pauline 3c Ahnn, the daughter of a Bavarian general. -This meeting had quite a romantic sequel for tho pair married Strauss hna oblnlntd world-wide fame by Ws iperns. "Elckln." i'Ariartn-i in and "KoFtn- ftaVnlkr." nnd unaouMeaiy greater triumphs await him In the iuturo. AN ADVENTUROUS LIFE. remarkable novelist. Mr. Jo 1- seph Conrad, who now receives a pension from Iho Eng-j Ush' Civil is a Pole hy birth. Hej irns .bora in JS57. his father beirlg a! poet and critic, and Ihs! t'Toprlet or o f a rovl EW I n Warsaw. Ai the cMcr Conrad was an ardcnl j-wtrlot. he came under the nollce ot Government, and was ar- white jnin as Ions as h'e did nothing- to interfere wlih he Indian, or'his rights. He was a most careful, guardian of Indian rlgbU. Komfj.yf.its 'ago an agitallon was raised .by farmers In the. vicinity of Uid reserve to UUy'n portion of the southern In the vicinity el the .town of .Cardaton.. A price was offered tthat would have made overy Indian, on tho reserve JnddiJcndonlly the bid chief resolutely re- fused to give, his consent.' He would have -to. do. with the sals of Indian lands [y llio .whtle inair. Hi Insislcd that .Ihc'" Indian treaty savi Ihe reserve to the Indians as long as grass r.nd water flowed, ami from his position ha could hot moved, It is said lhal-yr.c of lasl tlii CioprEared dtd before his death was to call his minor chiefs ;ind people together and rtiaVo lliem" promise innt they would nevor fell lu the white man. Their tracfla cr.e oJ the.mcst ftrllle in Iha whole Province of Alberlp, and would be valuable P.B tract for colonization purposos. Wore ChiePs Uniform. ROP-KAHED VWOLP was C proud poss t of one of I ho medals given lo ihe Indian chiefs ol Western Canada s-ime few He always wore the uniform of a chtef, which in moilern thries Is blue serge with brass hyttons, supplied by tiif Indian Ctj.Ji tmcnt, Ht was an nrdent advocate of 'peace llany 3 tempestuous. time on the JJlooc rCECrvc was brought to a happy issue through hla Intervention. At the tirm Iho Indian murderer. Charcoal, Tvaa a' large, Crop-iiired. was one o the parly constantly on tht watch foi hla capture. H was through his that JAS. Wilscn. agent on thj ntond capture lhat UaugM. the niilrCTvr .0 tho The old w.is, of course, a brave. On more than occastou he has the writer the scars-of many a severe test. "His was "covered from the armpits to his very throiit with thong maiks, but never In one oJ he ordeals ever'flinch or dis- play anything tut bravery lhat would one day make him chief band. Wolf-ltad'a Kreatcr EGIIEC of the fttnfcss of things than, in general- ly found In an Indian, it is tola that i nfiologranher called on him oncu foi Ihe purpose of taking his picture. Wolf wa.i very Iniicnant. lie explained Lh rough the interpreter that It would h.Ttve. been correct etlquctle if he Ind Invited the camera inran to visit hinij uut It won a'vlolallon of good taste for him to come Wolf an aversion to having- his face nn anJ.tha photourapher had lo return home without his picture. House KOP-EAIIED WOLF had a house as well furnished, ns most houses ia towns and cities. Carpets covered the floors. The wigwam, with Its open fireplace, kitchen ranjir. Jiislead Una IndmuiliaOja.corniO'rtijbJelrnit'ticss nnd ihfe hoiise, 'bllnJs covercil the -windows, cooking utensils hung In their proper places, a tahle TV as set (o which the Indian agent 01 farm instructors could well sit up. nni paint iJCpt the exterior of Ihe .house X iht.sc ivhtii is so much talk fwr :uid Home KuEc f ur thc-rv la une ir.an ihc vnes who iJAyu and mucli lie Is the i rum BO it woulc lo Ijf ihe latl Chief Secrc-tar> for In the IfrklsU Cabinet. i Jlomfc Is in force I no need of the office. In It: form at nny rate. There is iiuirc sincere Itulc-r than lie, and fevr uiv- Jirlllsh hsvf a bt-lU-r of the people and their rrobletns. .Mr. 'jElrr-'-ll a. most tK-nevolen! 'iklnR lie louh.H like one of irK brothers. >tut you ni'JSln'i lliinli h.- Is OB ltd motherly as ht looks. He wUh vehc-mence anj attE-nipt to tiihcotisiriie IK iia.s .srild. cnc 01 the eloqurn! Cecils Kiii'iuolrd him In the House, lit at oncu the oration (.In tlini lion's roar of :i voice that is at onc( the u rror :md delight uf his oppon- ents) wilh. "I may be a fool. I'ir not siuth a fuol as 10 have sale anyiriins of f.m sort." And he corrt-cU liis friends witti Hie same liluffness Hi! i-.L-vt-r It nils Ms naint to a nor curt-s lo IIL- the peg for all the virtucsVith which Purty HeeHi to rtraiifc Its Ills EducnIEor liill tiiMcJ. (irol'ably, because was a Lad bill: but It would hnvc sfoctd 8 chance c-f succvss lind it; rrrnker knoivii more of the art of hum- Many another politician would nir.ko capital out of an-rxtcrloi fo benevolent, pays a writ or the i Sketch. "Bob Logic" liulf succeeded in t-slnbltfih- his ferocity. "Have you ever a female Hirrelir' asks l_-idy Sybil Grunt, :is If the blp volco ren- lertd it fuillc for any to aa- ijrc to fill in politics the tilace that ho Jlis wit, too. is of masculine luaUCv. upon faet, rather than "ancy, it Is [he wit of the student; his school of logic. H' iokes arc cracked In the "Bob hard-headed Sir Lockwood used to call him; and it Is. In the company of lawyers and lactor.i and politlclanH that humor 'lourishes. laalc In .bookH, while it s cane nnfl thorough. has the same bias as his humor. HTs inclination Ja from li eaten: Whito. Crop-Karcd Wolf was averet to selling any part .of the Indian Jands, he was rot in favor of allowing -the whole to lie idle. When the Indian Deiiartment n plan by which the Indians should work n. por- tion of the land. Ihe old chief fell heartily In lino, and worked for Ihe accomplishment of the purpose. As a result of hi 9 efforts large trticls wero broken in, different localities on the reserve. anJ Indians are now -working It for the proJuclion of crops. In later years he haa worked tho DRcr.t to prevent. Iho 3un dance, a pagan festival among- Ihe Dloods. Crop-Eared an adherent of the Hoiriiih. Catholic faith, and at hla funenii a brass hand, composed of In- played "Nftarcr My God to Thcc." The funeral was attended by nil the Indian staff on the reserve, ns well as many frlcnils from tho district. rounding the reserve. His burial place at Stand Off. In the nomanCMho- lit. Augustine. BirrclL for .the wclghly elEhtoenth century- the No trend of, fash- ton beguiles him-from Ihc naturally onpeal lo him. -He loves hi? Dr. Johnson whatever hefalli, and cotild yo on editing him to Ihc end of time. Charles nnd Browninp, ;ind Charlotte. lironte are also amonn his authors, and'lie has read "the oung men." But his preferences arc aslly tested hy Ms copious uuoia- lons.. Jn talk. In sficech-making. In essay-writing, he is continually citing he heavy couplets, irmt lighter rr.cm- rles cannot carry, even If they care to. Birceiigion tasting sense is his only guide rcsctvc'nt the time, wns able to mako lie cemetery there. icfted just the Polish rising of ]66J- Vflthus ir.cmhcra of tho Conrad family wYre In this rising, and the novelist's mother was ban- ished to Siberia. Joseph Conrad was .cJucateil In iCracowi and In his youth followed the At the end of thl.v perlo.l tht- fric- sca, liis first voyage was mr.de on on became loo wftirlng, and Koblris rnbllsh trading ami in this ng, Ann the rroleslant School oni pnrnlnry These i fine a naturalized Urltlph subject. nvit 'in I heid of Ihe Normal school. jn this Wor' Place he until 1307, Made Many WiriLB on Iho staff of the Normnf school, both nn second In charge and head, IloWns, who had Liken his ticsreea fn aria In .his stain many read, thd llltrorj- crttlo wcro kind, nnd Mr, Conrad resolved to adopt writing AS a profesilon. Str, Conr.id wriloa English wllh a tsre 80036 ol nnd noAuty. 50 ifint It'Is a inirrrlsc to m.iny of Ms ad n'rlnsrrciltra lo loom that no cn ho, .not CY WARMAN'S NEW STORY CT W ARMAS, who railroads and writes novels, hag a new story. Tie applies It lo the troubles of a r.iliroaJ syeltm with which Mr. WaK miri Is emphatically not connected. "The main fingers on this other sys- said he, "mattes me think of the two Tha. two Diilchmen, it appears, sit by iha roadside one day. A lean, nervously active, excitable man leaped off the hair hourly car'before It conic to n full stop. W lh c" push e 111 lie gasped. They, looked at each other, and puf- fe-l and reflected. Hy-and-bye tfach shook -his ,hc-a.d.-- "Wo donM know where tsg n spas- heitl The nert'OtJa mft'n fled, bawling attcr the dlsappcnring car. lie failed to caich ft, "find- returned lo creek Ms flnscr joints anil prance In front of ihc stolid Dutchmen, The next car came in its dilatory and the nervous-man sprang on btard. The car tlsrlcd. Then the iwo ild; "JCeyl" The nervous mnn jumper] off tho car. and ran back dirtcllng forces Iho firni oT J, P. Morgan and Co. to-day. "Kvcr hear how l.amont hapjreneil lo loin tho Morgan firm T' nikcd a friend. "Ho wag Just a youngster on Vffll Slrcft. lluL hz had made good. Mr. Morgan had hfi eye on him. as he had on ft Scoro of other youngsters. Morgan icvcr overlooked n. ohance los'rcnsth- cn hl.i firm. One dnj' received ft telephone message. Ii r. Morgan's Eft1 voice. 'Mr Morgan wants to ste 'T.fimor.l put on his ovcrcoal nnd hurrifd down lo There Ke tva s e re d Into Mr. M irgfln's It wm the second time thil ho t-ViT i.i'. Sfr r IJ-ift ifiAaii-i1 They had ft littlo dtsultory convcrsotion. the Morgan eye Into Iht younp Hut It dl'jn'l ?et anywhere. Bynnd-hye La- tiftht asktdi do you wont of me. Mr. Mor- van 3Md MOFKAH. 'you lo tnVe 6ff your and sit rtowh nt that de'sA -pointlcp lo one'in tht corner-of the room. "And ix-iVirf} he learned' wliat nont old. tt VAS R month learned' wliat his (Ille -ind rnontliR 'he drew a. pirny n( salary cr rllvidctids. But IT didn't ask question.about in literature; for him are cither good or Iiad. He likes tell of the child who ran to his other, cry I tig: "Why, here's a betltr >ook than the and .so began, a ortr ssrics of ndvcnturca among That child, probably, was LO other thon A. B., for_lt- la charaC' trlsllc of him to break Ccncflis, .ntl start ftgaln nt the beginning on his >wn account. One Wa iaa been a certain willing ness lo mcer at the reader wJio__approacliCR Hcralure In "ihe rat he'r lhan he mood. Mr. Blrrell Is ir- cvercnt. not- necessarily toward re- igion, hut towards r'crlaln classes of ho rollgipus. IJirrellgion becomes much the same thing as, Slon vhcn the Chief Secrctary'thJhks ie finda that the devout parent, frUli no of humor, uses liis much ns he ustg castpr-oll. Irclahil. rohnblj'i has done much' to open -the Socrelary's eyes to the human- !y of the Church, and Iho, church- oer. The notion that religion ctic-cltcd Uat It become an1 sullen tyranny probfihty carne to" liini n airly days in f cotl.inl. In Oiaa- days he had fovv nmblltons ar.d l Knovvlcdse' outside Glasgow', 'aiiil ind ho been days tn an future' to 'athtr ho woulJ, he has fluid, have Us boxed. Now, Chief on must be n1 unfclml and (i lilllt longer. powera of boxing other The Irish Constabulary Is nt hla beck and caH. Mut when tlie batons are