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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1920 .4 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PACE ALL SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES DECLARE THEMSEVES IN FAVOR OF SALARY INCREASE; TWO ENDORSE THE S120D MINIMUM SALARY Case Placed Before Central School Meeting by Mr. Talk About Salary Hardie Criticises S. S. Dunham for Worship Tells Audience He Has Lost'presented a. Money on City Freeman and Meechj Tell of Economies. (the wheels on the street cars hare had to be replaced. Commissioner Mcech Commissioner Meeeh spoke for a ifew minutes. .He said he could have lot of figures and ton- meet the high cost of living. In're- gard to the waterworks th'e speaker Two commissioners, the Mayor and paid to men with equal responsible of wren canaldites for the school bosrd ties. He recalled a question asked at cuy "as useii mu addressed an audienca of about eighty the recent meeting In Central school. 'nan la the auditorium of the Cea- which' was to learn whethe? the mayor have his work In regard to this, fral-schoollast night salary was knew" of others In-Lethbridge recelv, "3 lhe ''W t__'_.> compared iviin similar--JODS in any her clly. _ "_'' In reference to managerial form of the chief question. All (he candidates Ing a year. Last night he si., for the school board were agreed that knew of six men In executive post-jolner tht teachers thould increase, lions lu receiving that) eleven-bui mentioned Rev. Stan ho said, he has interest In the question but if decldeVto hive it hewill ind they the tethers satisfied, (heea times of false Ideals community looks to the teachers to help keep down the spirit of declared Mr. Hogg. Continuing he of complaining .hit Is beViig manifested by the teach- ers and this Is likely to do mire harmi ,han good, he said, j Frti Books J He Is etlll In favor of free -books. He 4bes not place' much .sleck In Dr. Loverlng'B statements about sanitation school books. He has used second hand hooks for years, and did so practically all'.through his years of studying'and the only time he caught any 'f erais. was when ho was walking around the streets of Lethbridge with plc'cb bl'cheese cloth tied around his month.' Spifaklng about the costs of ednca.- tloh-in this city said last year It, cost, per pupil, 3M.20 aifd this year the cost was ?72.20. The rato of teu dollars' per head In Lethbridge for education Is a high rate, declared the f ;'AgattT speaking about .the teachers salary he said -enough mtist be paid to keep'goqd teachers here. He'would seo' the new schedule made a iat one and said the proportion .__.------------, minimum "and everything the. the running of do his best tp.-gatherjfor.them.1 as Smith dedared fitmlelf In favor of the! worth h' tho minimum. William jrawford, of th'e local'man. branch of the Alberta Teachers Al- your he.wlirgladly suffer a reduction or step down for a better "I think if you ;do. not wa.nt affaIra by the lawyers' want another kind, can give.the best of service.' A; B. Hogg tho flrsl candidate llancc placed the teachers case befcra and the rich men you niust pay an.ror-the school hoard to speaK and he the meeting. ,'X majority of those in adequate he sil'd.' reaffirmed h s position, as declared said Referring to hia own financial post- frora platform3 ln rcgllrd totho and tlon ho In tha past salary-question. He Bald ho will bo attendance .were teachers. He the profession la drifting lower tit the Increase in teachers salaries, li.comparison with the- high cost of lit'tag, sines' 1914 has not been proper, t Jlr.-HopK te lu favor of Increasing salaries yearly, on a merit basis aud he-Awuld, leave the deciding of the question to the superintendent of schools and to' the provincial gov- ernment': Inspector. tiLabor's Candidate j-cMarah, candidate for the school'. representing, the Lcth- loweVind.ln reality it should be In- years tho -city has paid -hlii willing to vote the.teachere J1.100 as [br.ldge Trades and Labor .Counell, said ibe same ocriod-he has spent 'he leastv amount: Mr. Hogg would of labor creasing In; 'populirlty. In order to and In the same period'he has spent ho told of the lack of pupils made on the the normal schools of the province mayor's purge, he claimed. and maintained that the salary should make'the profession itiractlrc enough to bring young people to it. .Saved Money Commissioner Freeman Tybuld .have nothing Hlo foar in this regafd'with a labor representative on In roferrliig to efficiency 'and- economy ho said tha terms are elastic and can be made to fit aa> leg, --H6 is a believer in free educa llotf would liko to see it from thp: lowest grades right up to th universities. -V-DiaeUESUig'-tbe salary question- he said rthe laborer IB worthy of his hire jind: Declared thatjif efficient teacher salary ;mus't b are loo 'th ;the' children suffer. Thei ha-.iannched Into a discussion of th of :'educatio'n to the city and 'loathe J -.-'Mr.'; in supplyln; accbmniojation for ever pupil necessary launched Into an attaOv against S S f atter a few words said: lhe city in four years. "He'haa no reasbn-to complain about In regard to the.electric light ntQ- the educational system In Canada We his management ban tived the by'hls own family I'city he said, ii- five years don't like a man who tattles behind "iVhile explaining nbe, street" railway hack and who has not enough difficulties he told of the large amount come out into the puollc, He, of work that must be done and'the should keec his mouth closed'i Others Cet wi" complete It Then ih Referring to his own worries he a street car system running over he is asiing_for the game salary as lanev, ties and Improved road bed All ling of morei_neit rear complete It Then the tjcity will to lhe up _ in the professlqn for., tha salary k only. He told the teachers present that .In-j1 any profession there is a great 'deal' of honor concerned and- that -7-: monev Is being made by. some of Greek shoeshlne joints liarrpn-promised to bring t aCbbartVthB'taiiiB business abllit u B business ho Of Our Big Nine-Day Sale cokforBigEusLnessThis Week Eni The Greatest Savings of the Big Sale Are andSat- urdaylHsWeek. You Will Be Satfcfied With Quality and Price of Anything You Buy From Warm Cloth Coatings Further Reduc- and Q yard. Now.......... Women's Ribbed .Regular line. Re- duced to............ 36-inch Colored curtains. Regular 50c and 60c. Now 36-inch "and 1.25 quality. Reduced rTQ ipV Splendid Back-lacing 19, 20 and 21. fft n Q only................ 56-inch Tweed wool. Regular Reduced K to', yard 50-inch Esquitnette Regular per yard. Re- rt duced to'. JLfcuOU 40-inch AH shades and black.: Regular Boys' Fletece Lined Shirts and Draw- Regular Now -V. i O v Boys' Tweed Bloomers Regular value Reduced Boys', Gcsd Leather Mitts Wool .cuff, lining. Regular 1 Children's Warm Regular and to ALL byR HIGHEST GEIADE CORSETS La Canaille- Front Lacing. Regular Re-' duced to- LADIES; FINE GEORGETTE our regular and ?18.00 lines, in a Kig assortment of shades anti'stjrles, assorted C sizes. Now V.___.. I: Men's Ribbed ular value Reduc- edto Men's Dress in as- sorted, colors and sizes; shirts.that_ and Now .V Boys' Cloth 31 to 34. Regolar A' :r.. v W6men> Wool Sweater sold up. to Yoiw making, but that would not leave yhis profession for a shbe'shine'! Job. Teachers a s prof e ss Ion have, no right to align'themselves against' any other class of he declaf-; ed People want efficiency In the schools Be An Early Shopper At Xmas Time It Is Always the Early Shopper That Gets the Best Assortment This year is not an exception to any; previous year, and it may. not be .possible for us.to. replace many of our choicest gifts in Silverware and Art' 'Goodsiwhen sold out. Apart'from this, too, don't you think you will enjoy the approach of Christmas'more if you know 1, you have all your i; Christmas boxes all snugly tucked away? Then, you will find shopping serv- ice much more to your' satisfaction than the rush of Christmas week, -We will be glad to see you any time, of course, but there is no time like "Just Now." See Our Special Window of Gift Suggestions at A. WRIGHT The City's Largwt and Jewelry Store. Eye Specialist in Charge of Optical D apartment. ron a higher n____ ___ the teachers. .-In-closing pointed out Hogg had'-said he will be'.on Lovering-'h'ad sa'id he..would the board but was going to say was that he wants tp'head thp pbllS. Ripper, official candl- rtate of the G.W.V.A. foll.owed arid eit- ilalned to the aildlence.that-he has tadvexp'erlcnce in school affairs and believes he will bo able to bring to he :board an appreclatioh of .the In- ner me of the schools. He had been a teacbcr for .ten the old country. He believes that 'a board mad.e np entirely of businessmen would'be a pretty p'bor. board: candidate alands first for the according to his announcement last .night. referencp to salaries.he'sald: "It Is-, absolutely Impossible to get effl clent teachers unlesa'yon pay them a ivlng wage. I would like to know If living They Take It 'He drew a comparison between the actlona.'pf the'teachcrs, lawyers and doctors'.when It comes to 'getting high ef "salaries. Lawyers and doctors "practically take It when they want it, The merit proposal !ag put lip. by' Mr. Hogg, he charged, la utter- No teacher.uan do her best ..when another party. Is In the hb maintained.' Character Is what ..counts. The automatic system Is tho; proper one, according to this candidate, ilowovcr he would not ad- Tocale ;a r'alse If an adverse report 'was-received on a teacher. Mr, Ripper starids'for the demands of tho Alberta TcHChers Alllnn.ce, believes In far sighted economy t whon.il comes to supplying accommo- dation for pupils. HO .looks: for Loth tfridg'o' to grow as Irrigation Is coros Ing and lhe board, when talking tiilld- Ings.-ehould keop this In-Wind. ''-'V'. should be appointed merit only and before one Is tlischarg-i od a full and thorough Investigation' sboultl ba held anil action taken .after- Dr. Lovcring sold ho had no apol- ogles to offer for coming before tho jpeoplo'again. He believes bo has thr-- ncfMsary (umllncatlons for a member of thp school board and ho believes ho will bd elected. Dr. Loverlng has ho'obiectlons to lawyers being on the DdarJ'ho thloks that, the election of two'.'lujvyors and :ono Medical man Vf.ulfl ho., ft good move. IjUsfllte has been .one of uphill work. lie had to pay his own'way throughi.school to. gain his medics! certificate and since then ho has al- .woys practiced economy. He taught at a salary of ?240 a year and saved moiiey and he Is not llio cantankerous person-some people think ho Is. Believes In Sports randitlAlo bfrllovpft.ln fn Iho schools but (hlnka'too nitich'tlma fs heing taken'up He would see thp sports, conducted niter r.lftsing Slralslit backed-chll' dreh Is what see in tho {ch sols. He la stress on the necessity" for proper llghtlhe pft nil unil_blanios Pige Stateen.) YOU HAD BETTER SELECT THE CHRISTMAS FURS 'f The prices have reached the rock-bottom, and the assortment and qualities are surely at their best. We are prepared to take a loss on the furs this season and we now off er the finest in Beaver, Skunk, Ra- coon, [Hudson Seal, Opouum, Fox an d Straight discount on our regular price of WOMEN'S cloth or fur trimmed. The greatest price cutting .oftfie whole season. Any coat ata discount of- 32-1NCH STRIPED finish. Regular 46o. Reduced to i, 32-INCH BLbUSE in stdpes and plafds. Will make up well into children's dresses. Regular 6Bc yard, Now Ov v> CHINTZ covered with fancy silkoline; frilled all roiuid; pure cotton filled. Regular Now'................. SILK HOSIERY, THEBESTVALUE1N YEARS Heather Mixture Silk A Regular Maid" Silk ..Now SILK HAIR colors and black kind soling at 75c yard. Now reduced to The largest size, valtfe Reduced to only ____ Holeproof Silk sold AA .Now 'Extra Quality Silk silk ,above knee. Regular t Now hat has been P A _- A Assortment of Dresses in Serge, Tricptlttc, Jersey, Taffeta and Geor- whole rack of them; none are worth less than and a great many'are worth and A big week-end Choke................., GIRLS'.NAVY FLANNEL wool; splenditt (jual- QQ ity'f.sizes 6 to 14 years. Special, >son Co., Limited ;