or mention might e of the appreciation whic
The Wrld caricatures have secured al over Can-
ada. They have created for their author an assured place
ie n the illustrated jouralism of our day, and have shown a
steady development ot talent which calls, in bare justice, for
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cordial recognition. Mr. Hanter, those who know himn ay,
early gave evidence of a dccided taste for cacature illustration.
When he was a lad at shool Milbrook Ont., he seems tpo
have been as incorriible with is pen peas Traddtes at Salemn
House. He drew cicatures of odd charactera in the district
who, themselves, saw nothng of budding genis lan the attempts.
In fact, one victim delivered a withering denunciation of an idle
lad who " daured to maak' ule o' respectable peple." (The
objector was Scotch, it s aid.) For years young Hulnte and
caricature were on friendly terms, nothing more t He *wet to
Ottawa to be eduated fibr a busines caeer; aw and heatdc the
parliamentar orthie of the early S ie, and mü3t have
taken more than a passiir g ote of the lively cpaîign of carit â
ture with which Grip pursued the ill-fted Ministries of that
tie at Toronto and Ottawa. The youthfu artist however,
embarked in commercial life, went to Buflalo, then for a time "i
drew for The Toronto News, under Edmund Sheppar went to
the Canadian Northwest, where he drew pastels of the Indian
types that struck the eye, and then came back to Toronto and to
The News. ter nthe chk plate sketchea, whih soon
became the talk of he lwn. Not ls remarkable wre the lae
colrd enil kh that usedto be shown in The NM es'
widon Y see, d attrated grining goup from
a te . Th fortu of the Couservatirve tpatny.
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