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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta Some Sidelights by a London Paper on a Great Per- sonality x 1( tha Lord Fisher had.beeu feu American he course, have-had some distinctive and de- scriptive nickname. As it was, he was simply known as "Jackie" throughout the senior service, i A more vivid ana forceful rpersouallty has never worn the King's uniform, uu4 anecdotes of the grcjt admiral aru countless. He was Vigorous of liody and vigorous.of mind and vigor- ous !u both ihc spoken and the written word. This is well illustrated by the storyrpf the official at the ad- Hiiralty wlio ventured tie opinion on n certain occasion that Lord Fisher could hot tin !u uis usual health. Ask- ed to eipouud, the official said: ''Well, f' 113 has beeu here for a couple of hours and hasu'l beeu lo anybody >A sidelight'on lord Fisher's vigor- youfl -methods was once. supplied by (King Edwafd, who greatly admired j the admiral.- Tho admiral was :onco j giving out some opinions on naval j- matters witli his usual .'volcanic energy. wish you would slop shaking your fist in aiy said the monarch at King Edward once said to him "Fisher, .lies'-have been told about you than'about any man liv- ing." The admiral replied: "Yes, sir; .and 1 have never 'denied one ol them." Lord Fisher was a' great favorite with Queen Victoria, as later wllh King Edward, but ho was a blult cour- tier at the best. Once, when Ihe Admiral.Gervais was expect- ed to pay a visit.Queen Victoria asked )i'er first lord to be specially nice to him: "Say but the word, ma'am, and.! will-take him round the neck and kis was Fisher's reassuring reply. Once, when commander-in-cliicf In the 'Mediterranean', lie-went to inspcc a' little destroyer of some' 260 tons "Such was her pride and. lie caid, "that she might have beeu tons." The lieutenant in com mand took, him Everything 'wa's in perfect order.-. When ho cami aft. to ..the wheel he noticed the em blazoned words, "Ut veniant omnes.' he salfi, "what the deuce i. 'Saluting, the lieute.nant re- all Here'; la :hlir own a speech of This 'at The 'Hague. ccfaf ei '1899: "The war! You .might as well-talk of hi 'sllty'as's'a 7 hi "'Hague" got "up. and talked; abou vice: "When sinners entleo tbee, con- sent thou not. But take their name and address for future reference." V The late admiral was exceedingly i broad minded in his religious views. There was nothing narrowly sectarian about him.- One Sunday a. messenger was told that the admiral would be busy all day, as ho was going to Ber- keley chapel for the morning service, .and was duo at St. Paul's cathedral in the afternoon and Spurgeon'a Taber- nacle in the evening. During the war, it -was never missed saying moruiug prayer, in Westminster ab- ey. One who kuew Admiral Fisher well 'rites: "-Lord ft'isher as naval zealot, uthless and grim sea-dog over- hadoved one elde of his personality .prisoneTS'-_''feet; in iio water and giVing them' reply I considered 'total ly 'unfit for publicatlpnVi As; if wa could be. .'._-. THE OTfHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD PA.GE was geniality itseif. .Ho was so ond of dancing that he may be said o have danced gunpowder, oiit of the etls of his boois when he got ashore. U after waltzing throughout ho evening, o no of hie-partners no greater than that In 1910. This, however, was the smallest numerical and relative In- crease, shown by. Oklahoma since its organization as a territory In 1890. Wisconsin's population is an increase.of-297.S79, or 12.S per cent. as compared with that of 1910. The 'state retains its'present rank as thir- teenth most populous state. Soulh Dakota, with a population ot an Increase of or S.9 per cent., falls Into 37th place, having been passed by North Dakota. The state showed both, its lowest numeri- cal -and relative Increases since Itu admission as a state in 1SS9. West Virginia with a population of an Increase ol or 19.9 per cent, .over 1910, has passed Maryland in the relative standing of the states. West Virginia stood 24th fa 1910 and Maryland 27th. Prohibition Is credited with produc- ing a saving of for the U. S. in-the last year by Governor Milllken, Maine. he de- flared, "has made most kinds of busi- ness better p.cd' has injured no legiti- mate business except that of the'un- dertaker." POINTED PARAGRAPHS Even a weak woman can put up a I strong bluff. A poor man is one who gets his raoney by earning It. Thoughts that burn seldom are born in a wooden head. U a man is a coward he always claims to bo conservative. Many a girl's idea is shattered when her Sance goes broke. One Idea of a brave man is a chap who marries more than once. Some men stay away from church because they are not Interested millinery displays. A man fools his wife atibut his act- Ions a good deal less than she fools the. neighbors about them. The man who has to wait on himself at hooio Is the first to kick about the service in a first class hotel. I CANADA'S MUST BE TOStOXTO. Oct. the annuai convention ot the paper Trade association here AV. C. ftldeeway of New York, secretary of the National Paper association o! the United States, an addre'ss on the outlook of tho Industry fin tne United States. Edward Beck ot Montreal. In ing on Ih'e Canadian situation, urged provincial laws to ensure adequate forestatlon. Referring lo the necessity of obtaining a revenue that would reside in lessening the debt of the war, Mr; Deck said that Canadian raw'material must be kept available for home man--? ufacturc, and meaus mustbe., adopted to ensure their permanent supply. i Lord Fisner's colnment on'the tat lie of the Falkland Isles, wherein Von "'.Spee'stsqTjadrqn' was sent to. the fool iomr.was characteristic. "It's lovely! iieVwj6l6 tu-Jd frioiid. "EvefyuoOy thouglit told not be done, but.lt liad to it has been." One Lord Fisher's most char- acteristic was the ad- Toronto Paper PuWishes Story of Conditions in Border Cities HR GIB Bcwareof gum tenderncssthatTrarns of Pyorrhea.. Four out of ftve people over forty have u'n-, der forty also. Loosenmg teeth indi- cate Pyonhea. Bleeding Bums, loo. these inflamea, bleeding, sums act as so many doorways for oiscaEC. gerrns to en let the sj'item-r- jnfecting the "joirils or causing other ailments. i Forhan's positively prevents Pyof-'' rhea, used in lime and consist- ently. As it hardens the gum a the teeth become firmer. your teeth with Forhan'6. It i cleans tho teclh them while and dean. h.is already set in, ftart using Forhan's and consulta dcn- list immediately for spccial.lrcolrnent.. S5c and 60c tubes in Canada and U.S. If your druggist cannot supply you, send price tons direct and we will mail tube postpaid, FOKIfAN'S, FORTHEGUH Oct. Toronto Star publishes a special dispatch from Windsor which declares in part as follows: "Tlio loaded stick of Tbig business' Is the lalest-weajion to be wielded over thd .heads oE Attorney General Ilaney's special prohibition officers to block their campaign against the rum-running traffic along the Michi- gan-Ontario border. While the local forces of the group of municipalities known as the Border Cities are os- tensibly fighting the illicit liquor traffic, their efforts have not been crowned by any overwhelming degree of success, duo to tho bootleggers' ability to win individual mem bers of IUCBO forces from time to time." Tho article repeats the report that the life of llev. J. 0. U Spracklln.'tho specially appointed rovonuo officer, lixd been threatened and assaults had been determined upon. r "Tlierp Bald the story, one weapon and that.was a pow- erful weapon, for it brought the sup; of lawyers, brokera'and real es- tate dealers." This wcaiwn worked through the purchase of houses which tho boot- leggers must havb for thc'delivcryiot .their goods, "according to tho dls- ralch.' Air. Spracklln is o.aoted as saying IhRt the bigger the men are .who are inlxeu up In the traffic, the .harder will ho press "I was simply said the officer, "at the business Interests which Bought to prevail upon me to stir up leas publicity on the situa- tion." While tho family wero away from the house (or a foy minutes Ihleves ransacked tho house of Mrs. Emma Bunch, Detroit. Besides (aking-JlEO In cash they stole a valuable Boslon bull terrier, left behind as a wAtch dog. Then .Ibo thiovng went four blocks down tbo avenue and rode off in 51rs. Bunch's seiMn.' How The Browns Stopped Drifting Drearily Along FOR several years 'the Browns had been prom- ising themselves refur- nish their home. But one year followed an- other, and they continued'to drift along with the same old fashioned, drab furniture, which grew> less inviting w5tiv the passing' years. Mrs. Brown became more" and more sensitive about :her uninviting home., SHe be- came backward about hav- ing visitors. She issued few- er and fewer invitations. Not inviting others, she re- ceived few invitations. Her social life, which means so much to a woman; became cpnfined to a trip now and then to the movies or the theatre. Mrs. 'Brown was not as happy as in years gone by. Happy Dinners Years Ago .Several years ago, Mn Brown used 'to bring hopie business-friends; fop.dinner; Often their wives'.were: in- vited. '-Those were merry, happy occasions, for Broym and'his wife. But gradually Brown stop- ped-bringing home business roorn was nbt': furnished.'.iri the dignified, hospitable wiky his.-frieVds theirs. His living-room was not comfortable 'niOdern way. As'for ihyiting guests a tfie extra bed-room was just a little bit' too shabby! Brown arid his wife might have continued todriftalong in the same old way, if Mrs. Brown had not happened to overhear a neighbor say to Another: "Mrs., Brown is a nice woman, but sherlives a dreadfully .old- fashioned homel. But, poor dear, .1 guess they cannot afford anything al- though my husband says Brown