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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 15, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta The Educatioii or Girls Mzc Essay Wrtticn by Miss Dora E. NinifflMis. One of the flUl)joets ^ivon for the Standard VII. essny conii�et'itian at I he lieihbridse and District A�ricui-tiirnl P'alr Ihis year was "The ICd-uiatioii of OirJs." The first prize was Won by Miss Dora Niminons, the VoiinK dauH'h'ter of HoUt. Nimmons of this city, 'iihe Ilorald is publisiiing the essay in full nnd would draw the ntten>tion of ita readors, not only to the l,nngunge and construction of the I'ssuy, l�wt also to iha splendid grnsp of this dilDcul't subject by one who is so young in years. "A countevtancc in which did nu>9t awe�?t KKorM, promi.ses ns sw�;et." Wordsworth has in ilhoso tow linns pictured for, us an id^al voina"; the oountonancc which portrays a lovely past and n fccautirnl future; not Ijovc-ly and Iwnutiful in api�oarantd that she may be enabled to look nt tijc facts of life with n clwr iind son.sible view nnd thus (j.? fittorl to cope with later M Mn of Sir WilMd Laurier This is how Mr. T. P. O'Connor, the witity Irishman who recently vls-itwl Toronto, and who has boon the pioneer in the joui-nnlisin of ance.-dote, sketches Sir Wilfrid Laurier in P.T.O., his new weekly. After siJoak-ing of tlKJ core of government, Mr. O'Connor snys: "And now whot manner of man is he who bears upon his shoulders this A'tlanteon burden? The best description 1 ever heaid of Sir Wilfrid Lau -rier w�.s given to me 'by a very interesting CunaxJinn iJcr-ionnlity. Mr. Uoss, who was ior many .\ears prinie minLster of the j>rovincc of Ontario. 'Sir Wilfrid I�uricr,' sai"i this sour, gnarlenranee of Sir Wilfrid Ld down from the walls of a imc'diaeval Fi'ench earth. You couW never nvistukc him for any -thing but a man of French blooil, iVor could you, ut the same tim.', ever take him for a modsm French -man. With all his 'ntensel.v progr.!s sive and 'bwad spirit, Sir Will'ritl 'looks the man of the chateau and of the 18'1'h cmlury; tljo Frenctimun Iw-irn bsfoje the Fi-cnoh i-evoiut'iort; one who hflfl oxchang'Wl ic-inignly nt some of TAIIaynind's jukes on 'tbe gullHyil'it.v of mankind. Im'.igiue a vory toll, a very slight, vii;w jaliiKiBt a lM)ny li'SurB; iiiiugiiic u lace exactly the .same-that is to say, long, narrow and bony-ami you will have some idea of what Sir Wilfrid Ijiurier is like in tiie fles'h. There is 4iot a spare ounce on that liody, which, n'avei'theless, seem�) us utci't, active and enduring n.s that of .�some r you might fancy that he was a This great ruler lives with Ilia sini-brill'iant wit and encyctopBodist-one 'plieity of u professional m'.in with a of the (and that prepared the Fivncli moflost income. I sleitt during my re-revolution. Y'ou could take him for 'cent visit to Canada i'li the house of tnAny thiiig.s, but never for anything n frionrl of mine-who has stinco been ��'that was not intellectual, distinguish jelected to tW; mayoralty of Ottawa -and ns I wal,kelling in the morning ho pointed out to ni'3 the hou.sc of the priiiio minister- which wws e.taotly like hi.s own, the od and well Jjorn. And there is about the whole man a certain ifimnefi.s aiivl precision which are almost suggestive of France and of tli..' 18th cciKuri'. Mo di\>sso� vith a iJci-foct appropriate  I typical modost Canadian house-with noss to his figure, hi.s face, aii'd even his position. Tlio cnnt is usually a frock coot with spacious tails, the wmistcoat-if I renuiin.'or rightly-is �om�Jvhal low cut; nnd his collars are, in their way, as prominent and roiuiiriialilo as those of Mr. Olad . stone. Like Jfr. Gladstone's, Sir Wilfrid's CDilnrs are stnnd-up, iin  meriKie, slightly old-fashioned in cut its two or threo stories, Its long verandah, its goneral im;)ro.ssion of lightness, airiness �smd comfort. Here It wn.s-ill this small mtxlel house- that there dwelt a mnn who rules soiix! millions of iii&ii and one of ihn vast,?st and most powerful countries in the world. .Suoh � ha'bitation be-siie.iks the character nnd also the carpt?r of the man. I 'thing can l)o ol>ta'inod it j lai'ge-as is the mouth usually of an is necessary that she have good,!oraitor-mobile, slightly pursod. The teaclicrs-'teachers that she can re-B|)ect and love, nnil ye-t who will lead her onward with a gentle, firm, and kindl.v rule. It is impo.s.si'ble to have a perfect | woman without physical health. This ! is a |>art, and a very important i�art of education. Turn her loose in the fields and let nature teach her, softening her heart and endowing her with the queenly possessions of health and strength; a true beauty of nvind and boj' soem naturally fttlod. Music, drawi -ing, painting, or in fact any one subject might bo taken up, with the - purpose of perfecting herself in 'that art. In this way she will bo not only educating and strengthening hor self but she will lie trul^- advancing in life. In the rosult of such an education as this, we may renlizo our id^al woman. "Hig'h Finance is. not confuted entirely to Wall street," said John E. Wilkio, Chief of the Socrot Service "I naw an example of it the other day that made ino dizzy. "Oneof the clerks in the Tro.isury yantod to go to thu iball inic of looking nt the man who-as Mr. no.ss pot it to nvs;-is n whole picture gallery in himsolf. �\k an orator his English i.s fierfect but at thf snmi-.! tinn) there is ju.st a remnant of the. Fioiich accent of his boyhood. Ho spoaks"-in this rospt-cl l.eing unlike the t.\'pical Fronchinan- soiivawha't slowl.v ami deliljora'tel.N'; but be is .tIso French in the clear-n,->ss and carefulness nf utterance,and thus lOnslisli when spoken by him .sounds a little like French; over.v syyuble gets full justice!; you have soijicthing of the fading you expor -ience when you nro list-ening to Co-ipi'Olia or some otiier great artist trainwl in the Comodie Francais of listioning even in privnt'? conversation to the melodious and poised come. He has preferred in lifo the | greater nn!,u�mti'tics is one of the props of that indepenTlenco which we ail c')\et. Then a man mu.v hope to owm his farm 'in the West when lie might only be allowed to i*nt one or possibly work on another man's farm hen'. He Ijcconi'os u citizen standing on his firml.v sot two feet in the west when he would b(! nothing nwVro than a tlo-pendoht-a hireling-here. That � is the star attraction. The "Home Seekers ' who journ�?y to the prairies are not more sordid than the rvitt of us. 'J''hey arc no readier to sell out c vili/.ntion for a handful of dollars'. Hut either the,v see loss chance than we do of .swuring indeiictidcnc* in the 1'iist', or else tliey .have iiKxre courage. .As for the cxtlonisntion lands of the I?astem Provinces, they lack chiefly the attraction of n big success, IVKipIc who nro indc|iendent in the Kast sometimes are drawn 'by the talk of "big moiK.y" to -th'j Wt�*t, go tlwre, look the country over, and so(m return. It is not that they fin.-l the talk exagporatofl, but that they di.scover that this �;Iig mono.\" has to bo (lurchnsed l).\- the sacrifice of mony good things in life which can only be found in nn older and more thickl.v Kt"ttleent at the beck an.-l nod-yes. and at the iiM-ri-j'-of some one elsti, se.'s in the prairie countr.v an opportunity to become his own "man"-to bu.v his "li'bcrt.v quite as truly as any Sovithern slave ever bought his. tTaI.el' Free J'fess.) 'J'be prelimii'ary liiul of MessrM, VanOrimin. Probert and HiLssell \yi�i h-H\ ii� the pol-fce barracks ^londav nftoriioou, txn'oic Major Uolcher oi 1,/ethbiidge. Mr. It. P. Wallace acted in 'the iii'tcresls of the i�i-o.sacution nnd .Mr. W. C. Simmons, M.P.I'., of Ijethbrklge for the ilcfence. Mr. Wal-inco askeil that the hearing be adjourned uotil iij.vt Monday in oitler In gi�e tiiitc lo get mnl/orial witnesses, while Mr. Siminoiis clainwd that llicre was no case as it was first neces.'iaiy to .show that the defeml -lints were the Iruslc't's of the village anil not the owners of the village site. Jliijor Ifc'khi'r af'tei- iK'nring the ar-'giinient un both sides adjourned tlvj trial until iw.x:t .MDjida.v and in con-,si^|s^ sional prlvHigc, to exorcise diicret?-: 'vm? ion as to the source of his 'httormn- � \^ tlon no misglviitg need l� felt, cm tlhi ' pnrt of those Who have valuwble nwit^^^^ lurs of public inteiwt under their ,'''.i#l hats', in giving then* to the edKor.- H C. Saturday Sunset. KI )1 rou IA L PUIVI LKtl 10. Some bargiiins are eX|>ensive. Aside from the main fact that a notable victor.v was achicvwl iiv the Green vs. World lilicl suit, by that nowBpaiier. nn tin|)ortant precedent was e.'*tai>li.sheer miay obtain accurate information is frwpientl.v through coii-fKlential chaniiels, rind if those who luwe inloriiKition of a valuable sort foel that they are liable to 1� summoned Its wit.Tiesscs or that tbe editor to whom it is given may bo forced to divulge their identity, it can only have the elfoot of sealing their lips. On the other hand, if the When wo arc hard at work Wij are apt to think we would be happy with nothing to do. When we havu noth* ing to do we are always dia^oatoh'j* ^ ed. m m Stop That Cold Toclie(:ke�i;lycoliliior�Irtpp�-wtth.''ff�waUrt'' V: ...... ----- �' .tMrPnfUinonU. toilopicolil ^ .  jl meanii Mire (Ik(i_ _...... ______ _____________ with Prev�m ics is wfer tiisti to Jrt It tun Miliw-: oblifetl to eiiru it �tterwArdi*. 'Id l� wue,-Pre. mnticii will cure 8v�n a dmply iwated coM,' but taken earlir-�t th� iine�7.k *U$t-thef bfrak; or. hesdolt thew rarlycoldi. 'I'luit'g mucly baOer. Th�t'r why they i�T� wiled l>revefltlM. Preventic8�i� lltdc Candy Cold Uuie*. Mo Quin. Ino, no physic, nolbiiis ftvk�ii1iitr. Nice (or the cliildrm-and tboroi^ly Mfe tuu. If you (eM clitlly.ifrou meeio.irroa aclie all ovd*; thlakof ProTMittef. ProroptneM nay aim lave half yoor' naoal ikkneai. And don't foifetjow eblld. If "1 . trntcOetaMy. 8oMia ^..keti alMin 2Re bosM o( O toayour druMlitf clrlnt jam Prcvcntics ''ALL DEALERS" NOTICE To Our Friends and Casttmcrs: Hit vi tig Revered our connection w th the Jjethbridge Motor Car Co., we beg to announce that w� ; are noMr in a position to give atrict'j: attention to our own bnsineM, and can asstire them that all repain, will be executed promptly and with our well Itnown mechanical exac-ti tilde, Howard Case & Ca| Crunsmitba, Antomobile.Repairera Fine Machine Work. To Take the PULSE of ALBERTA Put Your Finger on COLERIDGE! It is one point in all of Alberta at which you can definitely determine the major portion of incoming and outgoing freight, because all trains or cars bound East or West on the main line of the C. P. R-stop at Coleridge and are checked up. All trains or cars en route for Southern Alberta, Crow's Nest, Kootenay, Washington or Oregon are made up at Coleridge, the Railway Gate to the Great Southern Country. Of the greater Canadian West, with Winnipeg on the East and Vancouver on the West, Coleridge is at the same time the geographical and railway centre. Put Your FINGER on Coleridge at any time during the year, and you can form a good idea ot what ia 'doing" in the outer circle of this GREATER WEST. So much, then, for the railway attributes of the com-ing CHICAGO OF OUR CANADIAN WEST -a country with a future without parallel. COLemOGE AS A /M/LWAY C�NTR� IT I^M. C OPYf^fCH T A PPU�?) FOP EXAMINE THIS MAP Note tiie great expanse of country that trades thro' Coleridge. In other words, what an excellent distributingpoint is Coleridge for the manufacturer the wholesaler, or a buying point for the miller, the grain mer-fhaiit or the IMtcker,  With natural gas to feed the fires of a thousand industries, and raw material close at hand, the excellent home market and shipping facilities, Coleridge will prosper in spite of itself. 1*A||l|y I AfC now on the market for the first time. You can buy a residontiul or liusiiieBs I vff T LvU 'ot in Coleridge today at a ridiculous)^ low price to what it will sell for ineide of twelve months. Yon can buy to-day at the first price on very easy terms, a small cash pnynient down nnd the remainder easy. If, for instance, you buy a $150 lot to>day, paying a small amount of cash down, it is a safe estimate that before you make your last payment the price will be more than doublet). If you are interested buy a postal card and write to-day for booklet, "What is behind Coleridge.'' BUS15JES8 OPPOBTUKITIES The town of Coleridge offers you the choicft.of 25 business oi^enings. Among these are brick .yarda, tile works, general store, drug store, doctor, floor mill, elevator, machine shop, blacksmith sho{), hotel, brewery, etc., etc. Good propositions. For information vrite Secretary, Coleridge. Alta. A AA 12 Address Dept. 135, care of The SECRETARY, Coleridge, Alta. ;