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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta BREAKING EVERY LAW T1IIO miiiueiiL upiiroiiflioil when Sir Eihruril Ciiraon In to BO t" Iru- !nud, whoro lie Inis prdinlsod to "lircul! ivory luw It will Iw urisa' iliomiiip. 'll'nlin film rrifflns coininlt- walkf. itbout. 1C sunic rouch old worlc- calls ciut "llalloii, lie iLiuwcra "llullon, Hill." Ho rovoroiicwi' rathei-'H liHiinory so muuli Uiut liy will not liny ohl (iirillloytt who liiiuw father without ul'KCTit reilHon, and ho will novel- see any of Ills father's DR. G. E. MORRISON DM, O. K. MOltlUSOX, who 1ms roalKHtJtl tho puHltlon of I'uKin c or rod [xm dent to the appointment us the new UliinCH pQllUwil Advlnci: ,to WHS mar. rled u few days upu In old friends. fyr money. "When he wa.s'thirty-one years of Armour married lllns hula Hkc-ldon, A brilllunt woman, to whom he Is greatly ]ns necn devoted, ami tho grief of his lifts was] wus lt JStJirartl Cnisaft ting-bigamy, petty larceny, Hbcl, cattle- nminilng, 'dog-theft, barratry, trespass, falsification ;qf accounts, resistance to lilCititm1 of false lights an ihe'vco'aa'f. u'lirosiisterod dentistry, piracy, kUltmppiiiK, wife7bcating, 11- correspondence with foreign powers, lack of lawful visible means of support, irmrrjttjje witjiln the; pro- hibited brealtago of the regulations against keeping fowls In a city. J. OGDEN ARMOUR T.H15RJ3 are not" a ,fow people Mho hurl maledictions at the ho id of .T. Ogden Armour, the man who con- trols, the great incut-packing industry in Chicago which employs band; and does business to the extent of per annum. They have ac- cused him of uurnerlnjt cost of meat being controlled by the cost': of that at one time be owned no less than bushels, or sixty per cent- of Lhe country's available supply j 01 gaining monopolies of banks and railways, of liouiiding- other traders from tho market, and of employing methods of business for which he should.have been arraigned in tlie lay. courts. AVhich may or may not be trup L.u> is true is that J. Ogden Armoui the "Meat as lie has been term cti, is probably 'the most reniarkubU Tchaht prince in the world, and this in spite of the met, that lie was not-In- tended for a business career. His fa ther, old Philip Armourt who first tried sold digging in California and then found fortune in slaughtering and tlrcssins cattle on a, large scale in Mil- waukee, considered his son Ogden was not physically fit for hard work- In- deed, he had always been a sickly child, and it was in-tended that his bro- ther Philip should in due course inherit thc business. The latter, however, dieil. and Ojjden, who had been sent on European tour, was recalled, and started in as office boy in thc packing- house-. From this position he became fi :rk at a week, and gradually moved upwards. In old Philip Ar- mour died, and then Ogden stepped in head of the vast Armour interests. People are rather fond of alluding: to the groat Beef Trust in America. Ac- irdins: Uj the Metropolitan Magazine, however, there is technically no such ig as the Beef Trust. But there are three gveat concerns, Armour. Swift, and Morris, which jointly control a ttore of other packing-houses, and, de- spite some throo hundred competitors, out about seventy per cent, of tho meat product. At the head of the clan, Gallon Armour is in every real sense is kins of moat. Armour has an extraordinary know- of the details of tho srca-t indus- when his daughter Loll I. a. was born a cripple. Khe was- found Ui have dis- location of tho hips, and it may be re- mfinberod that Dr. was brought from to fjcrform the'first opera- tion in America uf the'-'iipw1 fiiaious hloodless surgery. It.lii (jtstiinutod that Arinoui- pa-Id tho docitor, it "feu of sotno S'SO.Ofld for performing the uiiemtlon. and 1m lias tlie satisfaction of Uriow- fnrr that the money was well siient, far j 10 d iy Uaushtor, who, hi now slx- n yem-ii of-aKt'l enjoys oxei-llent health, and :i short time ago.won prlnos at a Western horse vooU evidence of her strength'. LORD.DESBQROUGB T ORD OKSHOKOUOli. who. hiis en- 1-j dtiavured to hi iho next Olympii: Ciamos, whjeh ;u-o to bo rcld at Berlin. In urrtur -.thiit funds m u be sent itivp TJritlslJ.; himself i bten Crlchton of sport. Ho has gained this title by a aeries of exploits of ;L remarkable nature- He ascended tho Matter_horn ll 1 i, Tho bvldo wit a Mls.s- Jwinniu -Wark Itnljln, whose rftShlu 'ift 'Kyulh Atiltudu bi i it tniAelfei mul It tout ol f tiln i th it whs and Dr. MorriHaii first mot. for tw.o years actod 'as Dr. .Mnrrlaon's secretary Morrison has 'glvnn'. itn imder- taking that he will- take up Ills. Inv WHAT BIG HONORS DID SIR WILFRID LAURIER REFUSE? "Twas Said He Was Offered it Peerage and High Com- missionership. MIGHT HAVE BEEN Of single ,-wrecks'1 exneyienco' in tie haa. dangled over n precipice a th.ousa.nd feet drop beneath him; almost drowned in sculling: across Oie English Channel in' an has be-on nearly tramplcd'-'to death hjr. elephants, all hut tigers; jind has" shoi grizaUca tarpon al tho record rate of a hundred in a week. The swimming of tho Niagara River above thc Falls v.'as one ol' Lord THE GOVERNOR United South Africa If Another Rtinioi Is to Be Ti usted SIH A) II PPID I it niru S remark In tho tpurjjp his nt Dr.' G. E. Morrison MurldUIlt thul tlu di> will .ctiino, when (t will kiyvftn, what honors I refused is one-, .of. .those significant utUTanceb which.' "pifjiie the'curiosity. What nut, In .the Old Country, it is "H out time neulj issumed by et.pt a leeiugL and fdlov, I old 'foliathcon i tho t an idf m Jlifeh OpmmifAioneifahip J hen nn it is rumoretl theie th u thf Hiitlsii Government would r-creato a precedent. (n mark the growth'of a wider Imperial' if-m, by making thc lute Premier of.our erhe ts D jmlnion GuveiHIM Gen. ji il of nothei to wit fetuth lea an (I stated tint 1.01 d Gladstone dLsirous of retiring from lits post there. Andi.yeL again, tli'efsuKsestion was-pui forward that -Ambassador Bryoe was uiixl6ii3 to Ambassadorship, and -creating a the British Government were resolved to offer the position to Sir Wilfrid. Did tho honors offered to Sir AVilfrid, and refused by him, consist of one of the above mentioned bifjh offices was moru than recom-IM to her new miirouiiclingK. She was coo! towards her mother, and when that 'good lady lingered longingly ut tho ward en- tnmcB said Imperiously: 'Op It, _ j-G.P." AND THE'SCRIBE WUI3N Hon. P. Qrahnm WU8 Minister of Hallways and CiuuOv. j M break In cunul at Cornwall called' for his uuwmal atU-nUtm. Upon 'the! siumt day there arrived H young n-j porter for the Montreal .Star, who had j been UBtiUiiuul io write up the accident, j The littler In search for informs j tipn approached a mouaiucheii Iridi- j vldiml (iroaaed in a loose, rain a fdnucli lint pulled down forehead. "Nasty break it) the' camU'-'" observed the cub report CD "I'rctty aald this snnmcor. "And snpposi; 'ml Will pi'evont repairs for the real of the season'' "f wouldn't iiti at all '.surprised agreed the strangci "Awful mess when 'a, OoVernment j tries to do a thins, isn't It' THE REPORTER WON LL'TIIBH the i plant wizard, IrtlWns at a the other day uljytit'April fool Jokes, "A bA said, "playet] tin April fool jokft'oira reporter.' this yes'r. The reporter had -a garden, ahd ''Wilfrid Lauricr. portant-position in China, in Octobei says' the "His beautifully j appointed houso Pekin is one of the features of the European quarter and H was the news that jie intended to sell up his home and to part with his famous library of hooks on China to. be the finest in the world led to the disclosure of his .plan T to quit the city after journalistic labors, and ye; caused the Desboroi'.gh's most daring exploits. A few days after iho event, his lord- ship met in New York some Kngliah friends, who any man's ability lo perform the feat with which (he newspapers had credited T-.ord Desborough. His lordship promptly returned to the .plunsed in, and swam across again. Lor.t] has now decided tn retire from the Olympic Games' Council, and in view of. thc work he has accomplished in 'the past this must prove- a serious loss that will be regretted by all sportsmen. I President of the Republic to make tho j dramatic offer of udvisorship in order i that bis great gifls, knowledge, and in- fluence might be retained for the Chinese nation." WHY HE WAS NEEDED WHEN Senator Taylor was Gover- of Tennessee, he issued a; great many pardonis to men and. wom- en confined in penitentiaries or jails 'in that Stale. His reputation as n pardoning .Governor" resulted in v.his 1 eing besieged by everybody who had a relative incarcerated. One morning an old negro woman made her way into tlie executive offices and asked Taylor to pardon her husband, who was in hil. "What's he in asked tlie Gov nor. nothin' but stealin' a ex- ylained the wife. "You don't want me to pardon him, argued tho Governor. "If he got out he would only make trouble t'oi AUGUSTUS INDEED JRD PCCICS Ins. bttn tclluin a good story o.bout in American millionaire. 'His (irst name Is the suunillngvpne of laord Dt-ulPH banl lou know how he a retinue 01! valets and chauffeurs seciet trios ell It vas with a grander retinue than usual that he'-itr rived at the opening of tlie shooting reason at a certain cp.untV5" He arrived' 'with, seven motor house, curs Of courts he ti ted on ill sides 'With the profoundest deference. But the heart'keeper called him by his first name! Actually! "The head keener didn't seem Inciting spifenUI'd he got lots 'of birds, and so on; but ail the time, it was 'Augustus and. 'Augustus tliati' 'Is your gun all right. 'A very good shot, Augustus.' 'Augustus, is your comfortable'' Iho million iho flushed dull glared at the old head keeper lh il-e thc seed, tif that, ruix 'Oh_, lie' stammered, 'I hope you'll excuse' me, sir. I thpught lug-iist was a very hijfh title like lord-duke" or "Your ser- une THE OLDEST MAN REFERRING to Iho oft-dlsciissoa (juestion: "Who is the oldest man In tlie a correspondent in thc London Evening News says: "Jt was tho privilege of the writer some years ago to look upon an old Indian chief, who, in iiJI probability, was the oldest Mvlrig man. He was certainly 100 years of age, and there is evidence that point- ed to him being two gentu.ries old. "1 was li'vintj: in Vancouver at thc time v-'herj I fouiul liis camp on the shores of Salmon Bay. "lit: Quo-Ka-rfsiim, chief of the Skiquamish. ;i tripa of fla.t-hcaded In- dians who camp the waters arul tributaries of ljuget i "He said there .wqs no older man than himself living i" the worlcl, but he co u hi not tell age i other ive tribes rs. The along the HE DID NOT PROFESSOR H I30URG tells i jcl L on him which ihc other uir j pretty girls, one a blonde, tlie oth t: brunette. The professor happened toj be dining at i locil icstiui mtonedaj seated in tlio ctniFi of i which the clail girl wa1- on on coast said all their old men knew him they, were youths, and that even i the year, anil as In; receives, 3500 every j time his income is probably sufficient to pay bis way. Just now he is spealt- ing at Chautiiuquas twice a day. First of all the band plays a popular over- ture, then the eloquent statesman ap- tlien he was a very old man. "When I upon him, he ittting doubled up in this hot sand be- fore his tent, moticnloss. lie was blind. "A great, shaggy mane, like that of a inn. of iron-grey hair, covered his head and shoulders in u tangled matted mass. His eyeballs had sunk In their tickets. He seemed to be a creature of perpetual sleep. "He measured just two feet 5 inches high and thirteen inches across. .This little heap, of shriveled skin and bones had ibeen. a great warrior in his day, and llot weteh. SO Ihs. 'His fifteeritli Wife was seated by his photic Grandtflora nux "yomica beliii- i donn i 1 received them yesterda> from tlie Persian Ambassador.-1. As you such fine gudon I thought Id give them to you. I he icportf i thanUing tin. editor put the seeds in hifa pnukot. I It pljnt them tii lie said 1 ioud drop in n< wpek 01 tbeitaliouib ind be low thev are atitting on. slid HIL oditoi And th next htppening to bo mo 01 .ing, in the reporter's neighborhood, he t illcd I bo is delighted to him f Tin truly delighted to see you, sir. lie said. 'The Grandiflora nux voniita bejladomm have just come up- 'i-Te1 led the editor into .the garden. Tliore. -aren't they IIP Vila In i m u i the, e'iitoi beheld twenty or thirty little -red; herring heads peeping coyly out of tho ground WELL, SUCH A- WELL j IV Jf'ViN" HAYS ILUniOXD, I lyl. wife of the widely-known Ameri- ctm mining ungineer, shows as 'ap- PTet'latlpn of tlie marvels of the pio- fession as her husband. "One day .a she says, "ciune' j joyfully to Mr. Hammond, declaring he had, found oil 'flowing' from a spring" on his land. He brought along a sample in a bottle "The bottle was one M'hich ho hud picked UK in a hurry somewhere around the house. Mr. Hammond for- warded it to an expert chemist, and he mid his client waited with con- hjid met him, but whom he had ior- j sidemble impatience for the report ol yat.leu. His European, courtesy analysis to us returned. In u few to the front.. -Hb the bloniml days this telegram was received' Prof. Michael Hamboury. him, I'hu.faflr tin the uther. Tlni dark girl at liim aiid smiled very sweetly; the fair one did the same. The professor was in n quandary. lere were two charming sir-Is who d said, "Excuse'me ;I meet side, being fed with fish soup by very many people, and "Oiero are other old sttuaw equally as helpless PRINCESS HENRY il-s 'many people -'.vho know me, that I may not remember. But 1 like to be accused of forgetting anyone so Lord Decies. the platform, followed by n I used to it. But his host happened to j judgment, as promptly giv- lioy boarlnK it lilock of. ico. As the n sat us Nationalist member for South Downs in the British Com- mons since 15102, Is a Belfast man by birth anil education, so that he is entitled to speak with authority on the problems which affect that dis- turbed city- He was educated at St. Malaehy's College. Belfast, and after matricu- lating at the Royal University of Ire- land lie look up journalism in bis native city. During thft turriblo tvic- I lions which took place under the Plan 'of Campaign he represented a London Uboral paper, suid so powerful f and striking were his dcscrfpitvo articles that they were reprinted and circu- lated In many English constiiiiencipy- Mr. MacVengh continued to take mi active part in Nationalist politics in bis native city until he made, u move to London to take up the post of Prl- v.'ito Secretary to Sir White-j bead, ex-Lord Mayor of Lundmi. i Burlington. Among these friends was j "The keeper Ho .still found time to continue liis j Mr. Peter Ilyan, and when speech- tressed, political and labors, and making tbo order of the day so valuable wns bis work in tho Na- waa. of course, called PRINCESS HENRY OP BATTEN- BERG is a most acomplished musician, and can read most difficult music at sight. A famous musician was "commtimletV1 by Queen Victoria ro "Windsor Castle. Another princess played a piece of music asked an opinion of her skill. I was the musician's courtier- [iike response, "you play like a jirin- Then came the turn of Prln- said nothing. And afterwards he got j cess j.ionryt who also sought plie.'ti1, and. hearing tlie keeper say to I en_ ]t was: ".Msulam, you play like an charming as you. Tell .me. dp. 1 know _ V' And ini'iiedlately the bloiule- sniile turned' to -ice, -and the profeaaor, as- toundefl at "roard tiio wards, you do. not." His aaffee reiriiiined uivtasteil- A KEEN ORGANIZER MR. ELLIS, niemlie? In tlie Legisla- ture for Ottawa Wrat. is one of the keenest political oreniilzisrs In nil louturcr warms to His tbo liloelc of Ice. nnd Ihen cools his "1 _ and is 1 the haughty mllllomilro: 'Well winged, arllste _.. j-rinucss lins compose c d I !l 1 nsillc alul whispered: heated brow. After an. hour and a! keeper. I don't know what tn; Oicveriy :n oils and watcrcolprs, and witli half of exuberant oratory the lecturer make of you! Are you drunk, manV; ui'ocuUon. and the ice disuppear, and thc band i Tho idea of your railing Mr. Van Gold- T-A T r-c lilnys once mnixV j tn by his first mime like i RIDGE 1 I 'His first name. And iho old ANOTHER OF -PETER'S'keeper flushed under his tan. rars ngo the Globo gave1 indeed! Ciinadii. Tears before his. election be was oretmlzitib' '-'Kllis- sentiment" in tlubs. aueleiil'B, churches, labor unions, apd in public meetings, "Organize: was hfB motto when con- fronted with any difficulty connected' popular movement. And It was1 largely this unique faculty for organ- ialug that tsventually raised him from a lawyer's clerk to the city's repre- MH. I'ETT UIDGB, The KnjrHsh aontatlvc. One ilny n frlund of bis, I luimorist. has a sort of "baby tY-elitig iit a loss to express bis admlra- "'Kind no trace oil. Vour friend has struck -paregoviu.' MISSED HIS CALLING ARTl I Ult STRINGER. the well Known Canadian poet and story writftr, is over six feet tali, deep- cliested and Ijroitd-shoulelered al to- gether built on a hijr plan. He has a summer' home a yood-sixed farm, in faut shuated on a bluff about SO font abovo Lake Erie. Last fall Iifi" carplpt! li'.T row boat woiirhins at least ibs. up this incline to put it in the house for the- winter. An old mitn around those parts vrhen he heard of it, marveled ol" tho foal. he said, "I don't know those of painting SOME ten a Brand nlcnir to its friends at yon mean by if-" nurlingttin. Among these friends wasj WluU in Uic Kaat children terribly dis- tionallst cause that it was rec nlKd iii-'.u i honor which at first he i strenuously declined, us entirely ron- bj a request to contest bouth Down- infy ,Q expectations or deslros. however, Peter Siinco his entry into the House of AVilly. nilly, however, Peter must speak. So. after paying a few com- pliments to his host, here Js how ho cisive speaker, arid is blessed with a substantially concluded.: ''I tun on the remarkably keen wit. In fact, he A pretty faithful Of the. reputed to be the -wittiest member in Commons Mr. MacYeairh has built up a great rep.utation. He is a clear, in- 1ournai. Bpro JSv" fitPlnSs. Nor-' Mr. J. Qgilm: Armour. whlcli ho controls. plii lasto nnd hii-as, hu yuL'a lu Ul tlie House, a'.id certainly no member! is listened to with greater acceptance. J r am. in politics, what is known: His wit is kindlier thnn that of Mr.ina a clear Grit. Rni ntft nlw.iys bv: lleak-y'y. whilst being effective. Cer-'any means, as I sometlniRS tRiniy Mr. is tin' I Ut from peculiar iMisinmt-r In tackle, as st'vcral pom- Ho Is n man of <'n 3, niul st-lf-ijiiportant mom tiers htivc aiv.l 1 found iu their cusiU the nd niul n nsrain ir 1 r And nsft to hi: oiflinr 1 urn always a Woaa? sssife t is the VT OR. every one -Utia priutod. uf London, ;ion. exchiinu-d: irqlncO to be j "tfilis, tlie first thing we know, you'll healthy. He tells some n musing atorieq organizing tho suwdust in the Otui- of tho "hgmes." One infant, who did Hivor and selling It as sound Him- not have :i of living in its bor." i normal surroundings, was taken in when a few weeks old at the "baby farm." It remained there for months, and then the mother was in 10 charge of it. rMT Ur told of the Lord of Scotland. Mr She Uure. HKe the mfiJorUy his coup there for some A GOOD story is mother was in- Advocate Uro of Scotland. Mr. saw tile and was 'trymen. has a taste for golf, but is notj "You have done well." she said with !a particularly brilliant player. Having j aii'aiv of V4trops.se to the sister. game, on a certain comTO In Scot-: phall recummenJ you." Another story hand, he mentioned to his caddie that! rt little Kaat-ender liardly lit played a round with Turn iild wlio was in con-'tlie lust timo he was there. "firunil wan liroushl Ivy her mother: player. McGreKor." he 10. Tho little thhiB cried said the caddie, "liut y !0ther went away and usketl n.ip." "H-' e liaek was a sin two years illli.m anil to the ho when her I Tin wont away and onme mr.thor Oiil In a o Ml Mr. sore of s of but that the l-ieil. i you 1'ilnk :isk- blandly, no dmiiil fuelinff n "Aye." dni'.vleil ileli" mtieh ahout yonr business, 'out it fri'lll in'-, 'f you'd learn In swinjj an axe you'd make inonej-.' ;