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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIXTEEN 1WR LETHBKTDCE DATT.Y LAST CIVIC MEETING OF CAMPAIGN HEARS VIEWS ON ALL ISSUES OF THE DAY I such as specialltlug in farming and mining subjects. I Dr. Loveriug said he agrees Rnarrl and missioners State Views with I much Mr. Hogg outlined. They wors united In principle with a few amsll i Lorerlng I might a tendency toward moro i stringent economies than Mr. He believes the children are suffering because ot tha lack ot a doctor on the school board and expressed belief that he will be elected on Monday, oration. He argued that Commit- j He laid stress on the importance o( sioner iMeocli went into his present maintains the health of pupm were as high as again spoke of importance of gnjayy j they now. Continuing he said when lighting. Tho question of a uniform J people approach Ihe Commissioner for dress for girl students introduced Cent-1 severs or other Improvements they into the campaign by this speaker. He O Tpll Ull Qualifications iisd Staicjvffioe wisa prices Attitude to Teachers' Salary "'W are low. .Contin For More of Jlan ager Plan. Forty-two men and women in the gymnasium of Westminster school last Tiight listened to discussions on the whys and wherefores ot the lUyor'i and salaries, the "arieE of teachers, technical education, manual training, bed bugs, the curri- culum of the schools, uniform dress lor girls and other subjects. Tbe oo cation was the gathering together ol the seven candidates for the hoard ol education and tho Mayor, Commis- sioner fteeman and Commissioner However, these wero not'the only men to apeak :as Robert Nlmmons opened np with a aliout. the Mayor and other members of the au- dience had their liltle says about one thing' and another, chiefly dealing with Much of the discussion i Vould-bave been.exceedingly ing to the oHclals in i Donald McNab ruled the roost last night and changed the' program some- what. :He gave Commissioner Free- man the privilege'of beingttho first ipeaker The Commissioner went practically the same ground as.he cov- ered the previous night- in Central echool, stating that iho total savings he. has made for his -administration are lu tho neighbor hood of 527.600. He referred to an editorial In the I Herald to. increaiei in sal- ary Mr Freeman did no't agree with J 'the :substance ot.-the.editorial and pointed out that officials holding simi- lar to Iho uuu no occupies are receiving between five and ilx i thousand dollars a year The sneaker elated that his chief engineer is get- ting as much salary as he and asked the audience If they Relieved the sup ennteqdent should receive the same pay as bis men Freeman Not Opposed Commissioner: Freeman, In discuss- ing managerial form of. government, ho is not opposed to baring the voted on by the people and p things tho people are not ready for ;i the question So far he has failed to ry Eocjro sufficient information to allow L him to determine which way would vole He told his audience'that they must have heflds to departments who would draw salaries Some the present government autocratic, he continued, and thonv expressed the opinion that the managerial be as bad If not ,J, In the opinion ot Commissioner Ifree j man information regarding every'ays tern of civic government I gathered and placed people i e. vote be taken on changing the form of government of the cily tj Commissioner Meech followed out that he can hardly an arfS> of figures in support of Jus Contention for an increase Jary as his brother ...his books are open at all tlnles to J anyone desiring Information He did gric-t think that at'Iho time when em- Siiloyees are pressing for Increased "Images he should have approached the for an Increase In his own jjjneml This, he gave as an answer IhcrargumGnta that should have increase at an earlier date Prices never, ho thought go back Ho whero thc.y nere at the lima hi: was. Hied at J3 BOO In regard tho editorial referred to above the (speaker did not think It contained a (fair presentation J In regard to the statements concern Ing mounting (axes and vacant land falling into the hands of the city, the urged this was a good reason for an increase. In his salary He said {ft placea heavier responsibilities upon shoulders In opening his remarks concerning managerial form of government the sala tie was not there to voice opinion If you vole to have a -Managerial form of government It will 'be my duty to collect all the informa- tion concerning the different types i present it to ho said. Whether nr not the system of government In Lethbridge changes, doei not 'matter to him, he said Lack of Intsrert 1 Mayor Hardle opened bis addresa by leploring the evident lack of Interest In nunieipil affairs as shown by.small at- tendances at the meetings held during past Iwo weeks. The'Mayor said le could only believe tlio people have Bade np their minds on tbe questions .0 be answered on Monday and rto iiol jrant to be bolhered with orations. The speaker referred to 9. S. Ban- tam again In somewhat the same Ian- as ho used in Central school. Ho iharged that Mr. Dunham baa beon' 'ictlng behind closed doors and would tot come out in tbo open and fight. The Mayor said bo reciprocates Mr. Dunham's opinions concerning him- elf, (tho As he has been Heeled couple ot times the Mayor nought he could not bo euch a bad Jort at all. Mayor Hardle does not bellove the lerchanls are opposed to Ms increase ji salary, because, he said, they fully jppreclate his position. He pointed ut that he haa no other occupation >hlle the Mayor, of Cnlgary conducts It own business acd at tho same time 3 receiving more money than Mayor (ardle Vhe speaker does not believe the form of government will B any cheaper than the commission -5rrn. He said he has given this ques- a great deal of thought, -I Where Is Money? fWhen Mayor Hardfo finished his ilk the chairman onltl he wonld allow j fleen minutes for. Questions; and Mr. 'j-ltomotis took tbe occasion, to .make are told that it is impossible because said he was throwing it out as a Bug. there le not the money. "Where Is the gestiou and believed it wonld ba up to money coming from to give him his.the women's civic club and the lady asked. teachers to decide. He not want referred to Mayor Hardle's job as school physician, he said, tack on other people and expressed because he believes that man should surnrise that-jtame of thA men tin imt hn an evft( AATX nose, nnd thmat turu on him. ,lt is true, he said, have lott all interest in municipal R. A. Smith opened his by politico but the time is of bis deaire to nrve the a revoliiUon take place. Mr. NIm-i citliens. Ho eonilderi himself as an BJpert !n affairs Ma in gard to aalarles he argued that Loth- bridge will not Ihe best article by paying salaries lower than in other mons interrupted by a member of the audience calling the fif- teen minntai .had olapsed. .eald he hail proof of all bis' figures in his' large In reierenoe to iccom- be by. any modalfon he said he guided Ifiybr Hardie ,saW he has made an! by condldons. .'i honest Mr. Nlmmonsl 'Rer; Stanley C. Htpper-tbooght that with.all of the civic admln-j the fact he newcomer is a point iGtratton and pfesented him with four charts the subject. in 'his .favor. He'.would, be able .to act without on >ilm Mr. K. B.ll'ogg was the Bret school His youth; he said, is another favor- >ard to speak. He gave an I able point as tho board'needs youlh board appreciation the sen ices of K. and1 enthusiasm. He Btaudslfor suffl- Johnson, had to retire from the' clent salary for the teachers to make school board owing to failing health, them give efficient sertlce> A teacher. ._______________ The speaker relented statements'of cases of mumps In Lethbridge would that the schools of Lethbridge are Mi- 501 be as large It the not up to the mark nnd In so crowded In the schools. I Labor Candidate John Marsh, the.candidate of the Ijibor Council, took issus with Mr. on a couple' of points? These were technical education and the argu- ments concerning supply and, demand. In answer to criticism he is not known he said he has .lived In tbe Lflthbrldge district Besides the school eiperierice.'as narrated at the' Central; scfibql, Mr. Marsh was three the schools in dis- trict. County of DurbaWEuIiaid.' He spoke of conditions In' the schools In the old country and said that the labor people ot Lelhbrldge ,haVe (nil con- fidence in his ability to serve theia on the school board- Free education, as he viewed said, includes technical .education. He wants to instil an earnest desire into every child to obtain a full and free education Ho stands for, efficiency first and a fair and square deal for the teachers showed that jbe cost per pupil here been, higher than In.. Toronto, where, lie Bald, a progressive organlza- ilon- Is maintained. The requests of tha teachers, he continued, would mean-an increase of two mills oh the taxes. i Antagonistic Mr. Hogg-Is not adopting in antag- onistic attitude against the teachers, statement and he is prepared to'give a reasonable in- crease. .He brought up the merit ques- tion again of the objections taken to his comparison 'of the teach- ers with lawyers and doctors. The latter, he maintained, will al- ways make more money .'ban the teacherb In regard to the lawyers be said it IB, a' matter at human na- ture. The caution in re- gard ta .the hullding of a new high school and! expressed himself as not being in lovo with fads He wants io cut out the frills nnd make the high school; coiifora' with local. demands, TO EilCIORS SCHOOL OiMI At the election of Public Sphool .Trustees to be held on Monday next I respectfully soli- cit your votes. Important measures await the consideration of the new Boaid. On that Boardj which will rieces-? sanly contain three inexperienced members my ex- perience as a trustee the past two years should be of special value to the District, A. B. HOGG I am a candidate for the school board, repre- senting the G.W.V.A. HERE IS MY PLAT- FORM 1. Happy, Healthy, Well-taught Children. 2. An Efficient Staff in the Schools. 3. A Far-sighted 'Economy for the Ratepayer. 4. A Living Wage for the Teacher. 5. Adequate Accommodation for the Pupil. 6. Anointment of Teachers Upon Merit, 7. No Discharge of Teachers Before Thbrough Investigation. 8. Pair Play for All, YOUR VOTE IS SOLICITED REV. STANLEY C. RIPPER AIM. Harron said he would uot taie much time In talking. 'He claims he is a laboring man as well -Marsh. Hi- said teachers are entitled to more money and It he U put on the school board he will seo they get It. He advisee to laj- low on bulluines lor another year. "If 1 am elected (o the board I pill guaraiitea rou wUl uot have any ro: grels one year from and if yijii have I will gladly he said in closing; Old Board Mr. W, A. Hamilton vras the last jpeaker called and he told the audi- ence thej- should have a very good Idea of the way he would act if elected to Ihe board. No country has suffered from ependlne too much on education and too little on street cars or man- agerial form 6t government, he ar- gued. He said old board should have paid more attention to the salary Question and wonld not be so prominently Wore the todsj-.l FRIDAY. DECEMBER Jo. 1926' lo discussing the merit system of m- creasing wages the speaker wanted to know how Commissioner Kteeman would distinguish between two motor- men on the street cars as which should receive ?i a day and which War's Lessons The war has tausbt the of manual training and technical educa- tion. Authorities the ad- visability of giving returned soldiers training before again take up their civil liie. In referring to. Oreek 1-atin he said these were part and parcel ot the educational system years ago and they taught a student te use his brains. Mow there IE not a voca- tion when a trained eye and hand is not useful. the conclusion ot his address Mr. Smith was asked to retract his state- ment about seeing a bed bug in the United 'church hall. Mr. Smith said not ktiow 'whether it wai a bed bug or not- 'However; he said he. saw a HOLIDAY GROCERIES All you quality and service. No disappointment, no dissatisfaction at this store. NEW ARRIVALS New Orange and Le- mon Peel, per pound.. New Oltron Peel per pound New Cut Peel per pound Henry Kelde's genuine Al- mond per pound Kelller's Dundee' Marmalade; '4 pound tin (tl CA each Jbl.OU Red and -Black Cur< '.rant Jelly .Tarragon-Vinegar, per bottle Tabasco Sauce per bottle 4 oz. size Buckwheat Flour, 3 pkgs for 65c 90c 55c ....Jna Al- 55c 30c 55c 40c 50c 32c .Turkish pound Spanish Table Raisins QC- per pound 60c and OjC New Grecian Currants per .pound New Grecian Sultanas per pound New .2 for New Seeded Raisins, large, per pkg Brick Cheese Ground Sweet 'Al- 'rnonds, 45u and 'China IGinger, large.-jars, each Crossed Fish Sardines 2. tins for Molasses Sugar, house "7A_ brand, per tin 35o and fVC 55c 40c 60c 60c 55c SPECIALS THIS WEEK (Nabob De Lux Tea, regular 85c. On sale at Royal Crown 3 tins for n................... Lowney's 2 cakes fori.1.................., 'Columbia 3 pkgs. assorted 73c 22c 45c 40c Campbell's .Tomato, Vegetable, Ox TalC Mock .Turtle, SlulIlgaUw- ney. and Pea. tin '1..........1..J iUC Coffee, our Mocha and Java blend, excellent of rich color and strength "7ft per pound lOC Potatoes, dry and "7C mealy, per 100 Ilia.. 9 Pecan Nuts, Brazil Vfuts, Wal- nnte, Peanuts and Filberts at the lowest market price.' New season's California; Bud'' fled Walnuts pg per_pound DDC Hand packed Tomatoes pr 2 tins for 05C Hawaiian Pineapple, broken size per tin Clark's Canadian Bo.lled Dinner, per tin.. :Fl3h Balls in Bouillon PIT tin Mushroom Catsup per bottle i California Black' Pigs ;.B boxes Yacht Club Sardines ;2 tins, for Senblrd Sardines, fin- est Norwegian, 2 4DC DDC op jDC ng JOC O'C 1 i A 1.1U Hothouse Lettuce, Head Lettuce, Cauliflower, Cucumbers; Grapea, and Celery, arriving daily. New Navel Oranges per dozen 5Sc and Now Lemons per dozen Corn Scrubs 2 for 70c 35c 65c Silva I'letz Silver Polish, large bottle Gong's Soups 5c Bull Dog Ammonia