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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APIUL 2! TH1-- JJfllLY PARK The Status of the -.Teaching Profession (CoBtritutsi ty the LetbbriilEe Branch oHlie Alberta Teachers' Alliance.) There KM ona feature about'.tUe questions before these crowded as- I'eachere'-Convention held In Calgary .soiablles wllh ,a practical grasp and two weeks ago which mokes it a verl- vigor which were' unusually sllnrutat- Ublo landmark In iho educational his-1 Uie. Tie central thought of his re- 'y ot tha province. Ths object of (marks wis that when, tte'eiufatlonal inKB of teachers cast the debits .are not those 'auaiiul gather! (rora sll over tho province la the gou- advancement) ol education a tree dlsciuslcn of 1U problems. This year were based on most these vruat salient dlscus- i unanimous conviction tUat the chief obsticla to progress llea not la faulty methods or irrational curricula, tat in Iho unsatisfactory status of the whole teaching pioiesuion. This was the keynote g( tKa convention. While it was recognized that the technical side of teaching must continue to be.the subject of study and research, It was felt that until the defect In re- gard to status Is rectified, Improve- ment In details are but as pin pricks In the general problem. The professional status was brought before the convention In two ways. One of them was the at all (ound la be ou the stie of tho pub ,Ic. 'In dealing with the" problem "ot raising the prottif movement which he supported as a matter ,ot emphasized the Importance of-this dual obligation. A higher professional status carries with it duties as -well -as advantages, and indeed can not be'attained unless the teacher qualifies -himself by broaden- ing bis outlook .and increasing his usefulness. This twofold of the teacher': position, which" Sir Robert presented with such'inspiring'force, mint con stanlly be borne In mind in relation to the problem with which education allsts in Alberta and elsewhere are grappling today. Any improvement in the have as its corollary the raising' ot the genera The.question Is not. "Can LiEUT.-COL. C. C. HARBOTTLE eluding tho two millionaire s and the dot-tor) were condrameil to death. Over WKMritriessjiyw! called ifl the course of the TJi? to pealed against their sentence, first to the Ueirteusnt Governor of the' Pro- viiico and then to tho Viceroy, who re- duced tho sentences ot four of the men, hut not those of rogramme, may fairly claim to I afford to pay more for educationf j hava dominated the convention. The but "can.I afford.tb pay more-Jor which the-Alliance has shoulder-' ter .The'ultlmate answer] ed Is a laborious ona, but It was en- couraging to find that not only did it reveal Itself as eminently practicable, but evidence, was forthcoming that great strides had already been made its accomplIshraenL Tho Alliance naturally emphasized tho teacher's side of tho caee. It is Dot to bo supposed, that' the Kill probably be found to be that we cannot at any cost afford to be with- out the'belter education. It must be borne.in mind, however, that an improved status for tho teach- er must be the starting point. This Is the alne quo non of progress. With- out material Inducements, the.profes- Biori will neither draw the best mater- and juuki Das made by eighteen menhers of tlie Viceroy's legislative Council, who appealed to Mr. Mbn- tngu Secretary of. State for Judia. The appeal dismissed. IWEIRD TALES OF SPIRIT LAND Stiadfxof Ex-Kaiser His Joined the Othor "Spooks" In England The spook stories from Eng- land, where nsanlfesMons of life gtave becoming every iday occurrences, deal with' a fiery (visitation from purgalory, a ghost who possessed a good knowledge of the .Worse code and the strange noc- I turnai visit of ti .shadowy form bear- ing a remarkable likeness to the fallen katser. -V young wbirran of about 26 years, livine In tho city of Leeds, eaw the fiery specter? ezys the New York Sun. This occurred ,aiter she had. teen urged on by a ghostly after she had retired iu bed to pray tor the soul ot a person she had known In life. The girl was told her friend was. In purgatory. The story that oae evening oen tbta young woman returned home work she found tho house empty. K'ntl entered the kitchen and walked to the lireplaco to warm her hands, as it was n very cold night. Suddenly two long white enna .were thrust out of the flames They gripped her arms above the el- bow -with u touch that ivaa like a hot Iron and she fainted. When the parents returned they rt- rived Uielr daughter, woo told tbem of her r terrify Ing eipeKence. She was astonished, however, to find that the fire grate was cold and that no tire had heen burning there for hours. Nevertheless two physicians after- ward found distinct traces ot burns on her arm's. The'spirit with a taste for Lake. Here the sick and ailing Indians drank the natural saline found in this lake and were relieved and strengthened.' 'The medicinal salts are now extracted from these waters and prepared in a refined and attractive form under the name of SAL MANITOU Nature's "Effervescent Saline" It's good for "grown-ups" and children when tired, nervous, worn-out or indis- posed. Taken regularly Sal Manitou prevents rheumatism, goat, stomach" and liver disorders, headaches, constipation and indigestion. It is cooling and purges the entire system of all impurities. Start to-day on the road to perfect health by ordering a bottle of Sal Manitou. Martin's Manitou Health efferuetcent taline to be uted in mild cases. Martin's Manitou wonderful skin healtr. STANDARD REMEDIES LIMITED WINNIPEG, MAX. t Sdt by 'HEALTH SALT This Business Directory Shows a List of the Men Who Served Overseas Now Established in Business in the City R. SINTON CUSTOM TAILOR Ladies' and Men's Suits to Measure. CLEANING AND PRESSING PHOHD 1238 THIRD AVE. S, J. N. ANDERSON Contracting Plasterer of Cement Work. EstimE'cos Furnish- ed Free. 826 SEVENTH ST. 6. PHONE 1483 GEQ. P. PORTER AUCTIONEER Farm and City Sales S27 11lh STREET SOUTH PHONE 1592 W. PERKINS WITH HUTTON PERKINS PRACTICAL SHOE MAKERS AND REPAIRS 401 Fifth Stteet South, 693 T. ROTHWELL f ROTHWELL KNOWLDEN (SUCCESSORS TO F. MILES) Fine Shoe Makers and Repairers 511 FOURTH AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIOGE, AUTA. PHONE 1717 VETERANS' TRANSFER (QEO. GREGORY, PROP.) LIGHT HEAVY DRAYING FURNITURE REMOVED COAL AND WOOD DELIVERED, C.O.D. 1317 1st Ave. North Lethtridge. Phone 646 D. Brunton E. J, Hooker HAVE OPENED A First Class Meat Market At 328 Thirteenth Street North PHONE 1698 ;