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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta UGK5-FI HEI m Japanese Editor Says Coun- try's Wealth Is Useless fl in Time of War. CAN BUILD SHIPS BUT; NOT MAN THEM Declares of Gold and Want of Patriotism Are Asserted, to- Prevent Efficiency. HOW AMERICA'S ARMY OF IMMIGRANTS IS (SPECIAL CORr.KSPOXDEXCE.) Tosto, September 5, his -criticism of the United States as a naval power, the" editor of tho Chuo Koron, or Central Review, in his most recent article 'makes light of the vast wealth of 'the] American Republic, which, fee says, would be useless in the event c. a great war, aa be a sufficient number of men-animated jby patroittem to fight ..the ;battles- iV- f; "When we" stated in our preceding edi- writes this "that the standard-" or "Japanesi naval Increment ehould always be the sfcse American fleet a certain person approached 'and15zi- us about vie advjsabliity of en- 'tering Into a raea of-naval bufiding with a power like America, which he described as :'the richest nation on the face of tho earth, pointing out that if such a power1 once set itself to the the aJd of its lin- ;mense wealth, a country Japan could .never hope to win in the struggle, and the ;lattsr, 'if persisted In, co-aid end only in national bankruptcy. It would re- quire a Great Britain or a Germany to cope such an antagonist. "To says the editor, "I replied that America was truly as rich as my acquain- tance had represented, but at the same 'the Republic was in such c, position that it could not Invest all its minions of dollars "in tlie "buiding1 oj battle ships and ar- cruisers, for that, while 'it could certainly build ships, it had not .the men to operate them. 'My friend be-' curious and wanted to be further en- iltehtened on this point. Thereupon I an- 'It would be easy for America with her '.tremendous wealth to turn out one hun- dred, nay a thousand battle, ships; but she cannot find the officers and men with the .'necessary operate and -utilize them to their best advairtage. Look, for at the State !a which 'the Ainer- Jcan ;ba.ttlfr ship fleet, .with the outward .semblance of dignity, made its round the world tour. When it reached t .ministration was aliens rangement of the whole -the million mark, as it did in 1905, 1S06 and 1907. -Africans, Japanese, 2.79S; East Indi- (Special Saturday. There -ISO der has not- been followed.. Islanders, 61; Co- This total_ -included the following number ahown on the left, next come the Poles, a European observers are much Impressed various races and smaller group of Chinamen, -Jews, Italians, with the" fact that ..the -immigration into view the artist has on through the many nationalities repre- 632 persons likely to become the United. States during the fiscal year 3iS; Jews, Germans, to visualize a portion or this huge Insists on Cftoosing His Owit Company Personally, MR. LADDER'S .VGss Constance. Collier Is Coming io, New York to' Star Under Mr. Cbades Frohmarrs Management j ended. June SO' has again passed the one ,lan Straits many sailors had already de- and by time the fleet sot to Chili and Peru these desertions ,had be- come still more and 'the'' number of men who thus abandoned' 'their pos'cs 'might be counted by the hundred. j Sot a. KILCC of This fact but _ serves to illustrate that; the American -people are not a race o- rfijhters, Probably -as many as -.fifty -are-iither foreigners or descendants foreigners, and are lacking in public .ppirit and patriotism. They not ihc faintest intention of serving in the army 3? (Special .Dispatch.) IxwDort, Saturday. has offer to direct a re-nival of Gilbert Sullivan operas in the United'" Although, he is more, than seventy yearn- old -his age does-.not. deter him ft-om cepting -nihat he will-Insist on-it that he shall be allowed to 'choose (own compeny. -select .his "own" directors, superintend the .cbsttiirues jMtd'j'." scenery and personally conduct --'the he will.not go. 'The --great librettist has had a some- what bitter -experience of mal- treatment "of his aays it. A. P. "With exception and S5r. Arthur Sullivan never sot a penny oat thousands "of jKsrforaaances of theft- in the TTntied States. exception1 a Boston manager, wno each. composer-and" librettist-" t Miss Constance Coliier is. about to start for Neur Tork to star uikler 2ffr. Frqhman's -inanag-ement. Tor; air. Frohman- -wants the name of the kept secret That looks as'if !he Tvere.-glr- ing his press agent a helping-- hand witlv mystery paragraphs. "When Miss Collief and -her hnsfouMi. Mr. Julian return to -London, mart to. a theatre ol their own arid act in. The Earl- of Tarnaouth closed-. hli at Coart.-Tceaitrt..- The-2arl ____________________ _ _ ______ Irish, afagyars, Black 1 invading-.. army. --For .-more effective ar- '.The firm hand of the United States act- and contract i-scaaes.-.- public "charseV dances better than, most members of, tat SIR GONAN DOYLE. ABANDONS-PLAYS _, _ (Special.Dispatch.) LOKDOX. Saturflay. Playgoers will bft sorry to learn that Conan '-Doyle- has' decided to give, -up playwritlngj have. no intention ever again' wrfting' for the said Sir Arthur yesterday just as he was; leaving for his country place. "Don't think I am leaving stage work be- cause it does not interest me. It interests me too much. It is so absorbing; that it draws one's mind away .from the deeper things of life and makes it difficult to settle down steadily to any special course of 'reading or' literary work. For those; can treat the d-eep matters" of life i dramatically it is different, but I recognize "King of theWWfsr Organizes a Dramatic Shodting Gallery in London or navy for rhe sake, of their country. 'and even should they afraid it would frighten read'ly conjecture what would be .the -con- dition in time el war. "'Moreover. Americans have an Inordl- most stage carpenters, nate love of .sold. If there-' a I called it 'The Lift.' The scene lies at the :and are -quite toy of the Eiffel Tower. All'the charac- country. Thus it 'is to thc'.rCJe-'of protector of their to obtain good ,officers, and even if sorr.e are forthcomin .the nation can never hope to jci many of them. it to the rank .and "file this difficulty: Is allli -nore keenly felt. If good snilors are''-not on-hand sood oj- "flcers alone cannot achieve anything; it a cjse of a head" without tody .and -limbs. Although, therefore, it will hereafter be possible for America with her wealth to 'build ships, she win be building merely -empty ships. 'Providence lias thus imposed a handi- cap upon America by making it hard for her to secure the men, while Japan can get all the men she needs, but not ships. The Almighty would seem not to have granted these two factors equally to either of rhe two nations. This limita'tion is felt by both of them in an degree, Such being the situation, do -not ho A- America can bnild up, her navy to the superlative standard, and it is therefore1 tef's must ascend and descend in a regular working lift. Entrances are perpendicular instead of horizontal. The piece ends with a startling .terrific catastro- phe. "Lately I have been very busy with stage work." continued Sir Arthur. "You see 1 have produced three plays in a little more than a. year. That means giving the thea- tre pretty close attention. All three I entirely myself, and at my own expense simply because I could not find" a manager who would accept thesp or under- take the cost of producing them on his own account. "King Edward's death eventually knocked the life out ct my play House of Temperly.' That made an awfc- neeclless to say that .iapan can easilj" com- j situation. 'for I had signed a coa- -pete wlw her in this respect.' tract to take the Adelphi Theatre unll .chauvinism the writer devlops ta an i Cnd SCasoa- So, as the position as I had nothing 'with advocate of the limitation of armaments, j which to replace I "Compemion in naval increment is ncJpeHed to make an effort, and I wrote haa benefits that would, accrue tc! rehearsal three weeks after 1 The pappooses, though, wero snd might easily be mistaken for False Alarms of Rre, Are Features of Brit- ish House- Parties. (Special ZMspatoa.) -Saturday. House -or L'oTds. _, In "Mji.-n from Bishbj denounces the "jellyfish present day." Are not.even exempt from the At the I.yric Theatre they are ;beatinsr all- records ia the long, adx-aace booking. The Pelicaji is' authority for'- the statement that the, other day a block ot seats was sold tor- the "perform- ance of "The Chocolate. Soldier" to given there on September 9, 1911. tew weeks air, Arthur Jones has been, down in at- the Beacan .Hotel-" in Crowborqugh. Snlsning-. up his new play, which is to first given in America. Jones 'himself will go" over in about; a month to" supsrin- tend its production.-and The -time has now arrived', for what, socially speaking, js -termed. ably of several invita- tumn cam'paign." and. with it the'' usual tions to-deliver college round of country house parties. It was IJord Rosebefy who once said that Ens- land "Is becoming the playground and plateance or the plutocracy of all One thing is certain, and that is that it Is or Anglo-American, host- esses who have-done, most to-liven things up-In London, and'in.the country, too. Rest and quiet .for" the "smart" woman, ere'now considered quite out of date. So when goes to the "country she takes" with her a, troop of As "for amusement, there is, of course, bridge, saw. and now Mr. Harry Laudor can have but small sense .of .humor. ..oft the states London Opinion, "to whine about man- agers being unsportsmanlike In not cancel- ling his contracts so that .he might make even larger ones air. Laudei- says tlie. -managers "are get- ing all absolute. bucks, cowboy A cat and kittens squaw and dreaming of the Joys of shooting In-! !iave beea put fc gliTs bar.d, Uireeidiacs 'and other U'hen the! Saturday. "Young Buffalo's" stock of olani oartridses hold out he is likely guns; tliree Indian three pappooses, a cowboy bar.a, ana oiaer "varmints.' u nen "'ejimo an old lady's, and a doll dressed as broncos and mixed nerd of camp fol-iplay was about ialf through a boy siand-ibaby lnto bed Oj a lowers in the shape ot actors were not for ilr. Crossmith's sax this story, somehow sound rather familiar. Lena Ashwell is going to America s0011 to Play the Slooray heroine ia actresses. They captured Stratford right at the first onset. humanity a: largo if the nations couU! commenced it. By the wav what get together and agree, to disarm, euheijr W0ukl likp to An and v i totally or tn part, would be hat l fsafact that the tho Powers Iwm 00- be 'The House cf 'Temperly and Us prize flght to Paris. I asked his i "Is there any to shoot himself into popularity in thej The play Is the silliest kind of trash, butj "Yes, dear." ip priced English theatres, and in- cvery ECene winds xip with a general and! "Lots cldentally so swell his bank account that promiscuous orgie of gun play. It's a sort) "I think so.Y -_ behind me; open and on wllich peer round screens land even from under dressing In being Jcopardiaed by tig appropna- mously lighten ihc popiilar bardenn-anUJ divert these funds into channels of iSJOVV industrial development, the benefits of which cannot be immediately estimated. "Congress has been discussing the ap- pointment.of a commission to investigate the question of universal disarmament. .The initiative of this movement must have "emanated from genuine Americans in to see it FOR HUMAN ILLS v he will be well able to pay a barber to j of-dramatized shooting gallery. In-i "Oh, cut his liair. which at present seems idiaTis, too. are all decked out in the That boy was the real critic. fact, the "rowdy" is a mild one to Mr. Charles McLeUan's "The Strong People." The play a failure in don, ..but that doesn-'t signify. She will under .the management Of Mr. Tyler. of theatre tickets ply to sornetof the best known country mansions of England. >Sir Herbert Tree have always Some of the -daylight amusements- cheap priced seats for enter- just as "so-so." At house which can afford to have cheap On gymkhana was field at which You have prime English beef at a to be beyond his means. He and his play, jest of war paint and feathers, and screech j liking I base my belief that "The King of; women, blindfolded, were driven round the'certain price and imported Quality a; King of the "Wild West." began careering j and pound on tomtoms, while two of t'nemjthe Wild West" will have just the success: lawns in ribbon harness, the. course cheaper price. Both excellent." at the Borough Theatre, Stratford, and j clumsily hop around in a war dance. The jit was brought to England to achieve. But; marked out by champagne bottles. In an- woke up that unlovely suburb" with Indian! programme stated thai, the management! 1 can't -help pitying any actor in the com-J other donkey rides were-' got up. yells, revolver shots and cowboy whoops, paid Uncle Sam to let these Indians :pany who is gun shy. His lot will a hard riding' astride' either "in" tight j Stratford has not had such a night of h come to England. Uncle Sam mado a'one. AN AMERICvVX FIRST XIGHTER. (Special Dispatch.) Losses, Saturday, veins flows the blood of George I Cat lovers are very much upset by the "'hlch h" to" tcllor of the Exchequer, has.said that 'thejagalnst "clr pets by'a veterinary! of the world have succumbed tc I surgeon. According to him thoy arc tho the contagious disease of wasting money jrr.ost dD-ngerous animal known to man. armaments, and yet Great Britain CP.U Co nothing so long as she has a vast em- Dire to protect. The- warlike guarantee or Sette of Odd Volumes" a Quaint Society is too costly, and yet we are Isss to do otherwise than resort to the old means of maintaining universal "Wo arc equally powerless to do other- wise than upbuild the Japanese navy' for the maintenance of peace In tho -Pacific. 'It is, of course, our Ideal to effect universal and yet It is I'as I'.elght of folly to advocate this at tho preser-t mo- niciu of tho history." "The ho says, "is responsible for more human ills than any other creature that walks on four less. I cannot think of one good reason why cats should be tolerated, for even at mouse cm traps. In fihtnE1 They nine cases arc 'excelled by out of a dozen if a post mortem examination were made of a cat's lungs It would be found that it was either actively tuberculous or had been at some tlmo ot iU career." Dispatch.) T _snON- Saturday i "Sette" is a dilettantish soc.iety of quaint- less than seven -years, aad who is unable ness' and lha: st has been in by absence. 111 health or other sufficient _ i Iayor, Sir Jobs KnllJ, would entertain thT "Kuttc of Odd Volumes" at dinner at the Mansion House. He suspected a hidden joko, but the announcement was a serious one. FoarB that the Lord Mayor was contem- plating a plunge into literature also were abated it was dlacovered that the Sette Each Odd Volume is designated as His the records which cf Odd explain lOddship, and present Odd Vol- "hold the rules and his-, umes ars such' distinguished mPTi rvf thl tingulshcd men of the rated in the Sette as vacancies nriao. itjthur Dlvsy, while those numbered arnonfr shall open to the Odd Councillors Supplemental Odd Volumes Includi ele-ct aa Emeritus Odd Volume any OddlMr. John.Hassall. R. L; Sir Edward Sulii or Supplemental Volume who has Mr, Mostvn Pigsott and Sir the cause of the Sette for a period not I James Framptoa. breeches. Unfortunately there is no pare food law concerning 'theatrical fare and you or jto take the manager's word as to tvheiatr the best Is prime or not. GREAT SCIENTISTS ABOUT TO RETIRE (Special Dispatch.) Saturday. scientific world will shortly be the poorer by the retirement from life of two prominent men. One is Sir William Christie, the Astronomer I [The power of instruments has increased so greatly during those years, photog- raphy has been brought into use and knowledge has been -brought to bear in various directions. The thins been the introduction of photography. It was in 1S73, in the days of the old we: plate, that I flra: tried to get a picture cf the sun. From that I- studied pho- tography and became a Photographer, The remarkable results that have come from use of photography are due to the introduction of rapid plates of .loyal, and the other Sir Patrick ,vno holds the important aoat of medical, Sir Patrick Manson, who Is dviser to the Colonial years of age, is best known as a param'toi- Sir William ChrlstJo in forty years many of his years having been de- has held office lias Been many new .-OT-ldsi added to human knowledge, "Tiie .-ogress in astronomical .aid Sir William in the course of an Inter- ew, "Is hard to state In form, insect. voted to the warfare against the malarial mosquito. To him was diie the valuably discovery that the diffusion of tropical dis- ease was largely due to activities ;