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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta "PAGE SIXTEEN DAIIiY tjts.itAUU DECEMBER 11.1920 SCHOOL LEADER FOR 20 YEARS i Harry Fleetwood's Wonderful Record City School System Grow From One School Till Now There Are Over Histoiy. Chairman of Board for Jdany Years. Mr. John H. itectwood. or "Harry" I Fleet wood as he is familiarly and pop-; uiarly known, completes' at the end of this year twenty years of intimate! connection with the rise and progress f of education axd educational.facilities} In the city, twelve'years as public schools' trustee, eight years as, secretary-treasurer of Iho fteihbildge school disirlc.t. Mr. Fleelwood may well deserve the title of pkmeer. ol system in the city ot the present day. He fathered It and nursed it, and it grew with. him. It was with him a labor of love, -with the teal of one who had a true estimation of the value of education. He gave to it of his time. Interest, and 'effort, and today, should he bo inclined to be at all can cast his eyes with, personal pride and satisfaction arpund the various fine educational establish- ments that now distinguish the city, as compared to tho days of'itwenty years'ago. But Mr. Fleetwood is a inodesl man and claims that what is iibwrln .evidence isidue ty the able support and hearty co-operation of fellow trustees of the time: None less his will remain a distinguish od rjame as connected with the rise, and progress of education in the lleetwood school which bears his name is'a fitting to this It was In Moi ember, 1891 that Mr Fleetwood came, to Lethbrlflge He lived at that time in the north of the ;present city There was no school In North; Lethbridgo. at that time, and, with "Bob1 Nimmons' co-operation, a frame bjildtng was put up which now is., psed as. a laundry. Out of this modest building rose the'present Westminster School and Galbralth school When the latter was bmll the board on which Mr Fleetwood was, was ridiculed for placing jt "so far out, ip that It was thought that it would never be filjed Todav It is fill ed to capacity as are all the other city school-: f Mr was elected trustee, In 1909, aid alderman at tie same f the public. The proceedings 'were entirely in the bauds md they wete complimented all pund on the eicelleht' preseutatlon musical program.. T'r The adult speakers Jhad to look to heir the fine'front put up >y the pupils. Thera'was: an assur- ance in the methods-used, and the snb- ects were handled InV way in vrhlch many a grown-u p. m Igh t envy. The appreciation of .the occasion can be! well condensed in a remark made by me of the ladies. as ialf past ten arrived with the end of he program, she said the fln- sh, I can sit here all night listening o the tie High School students appear to be, in very praiseworthy fashion, sticklers for ths purity and correct- ness of the ened when a slip made the youthful done raisedxa peal.oC.himor'pus and meaning laughter among; the stud-' ents. -The object of he views to bring ihe young Idea orward, and to attain this to keep the school as far as-po'ssible. in tha background, thus glrtfg .tBe'. students he needed' prominericeVfor encduraKe- nent. Xlary Ostiund "made an ideal and.the'-fitting.introdnc- lonfi she made. on' ihe and he subjects, were freely 'noted: and ommented. la-.'OBS.JSO yoang ihowed a creditable''', 1'sarplr with 'approp- riate to say on The The program an ad- dress, on "Calhrre" bj'rMlss'Dagmar Sandqulstj and this created, the ''won- der" that "one small head could carry all she knew." (Shes'traced the riso of culture 'from treated It in the'Eplrlt'of (icholarshlp, and then went'on to its" sWe fn sports- manlike Qualities as dereloped-m ath- letics. Injhe latter" she dwelt'on the sport in ''the public. schools o! rEnKJarid and -how this conducted the ot pennant for the boy championship in the athletic contests. The ponnant was to have been received on behall ot the wluners by Wade Rldpatb, Presi- dent of the Boys' Albjetlc Association, and lu his absence, through Illness, it was received by the Vice-president Aleck tation of the Ewcrt cup, won by the .High. School Boys' Basketball team lu ttib city championship, In a very com- rueudablo address. >'.Wr. Hogg, chalrmhn of tho public board, spoke a expressing a genuine and agrce- In tb.6 manner !n whict 'students had comported themsel- anil !o the substance' ot what they had to say. V In the musical part of the program piano solos were contributed by Pearl solo by Muriel solos Janrt Htgtnbotham; vocal Mclllvena and Miss Margaret Stralth Mr. Crawford, pao of the two rep- resentatives of the teachers to look after the athletU end of the student life, called all in sporU bald to ths platform and detailed the honors won. The SikotoU scholarship awards won Grade XI., Cavtatu Philip, Bawd on Memorial. Miss Msy Aimetts: Crude X., Major Alvin Kipleyj' Carl Sand- quist: Urade XI. Jutet Duff Memorial. Walter Webb, a member of the 33th Uattery. Tbo Irish Times (n recent Issue announces tho death ot the Rev. A.' K. Cooper, M A, at Killanno rec- tory, In County Wejiford.1 It Is Inter- eatlug to nuts that, he was the first Anglican rector in CaUary. He lived there (or some years but returoeit lo Ireland In 1S97 to take up his lather's living at Klllauae. Taylor, and Erica Olander; violin touchdown. Wm. dead et Den- ver from excttemeht when a player broke through-and ran 80 yards for a THE LONDON SILK CO. Dainty Silk Lingerie never to pleace as a-Christmas Gift, and no lady on have an oversupply. Camisoles, Teddy and in Crepe de Chine, Wash Satin and Habutai. SHERLOCK BLOCK SEVENTH STREET '.SOUTH. WE MUST HAVE GASH AT ONCE This u sufficient reason for announcing a sale at thit season. We must have the money and in order to induce you to buy your Christmas Gifts here we are giving startling reductions on all lines. We are out to make history in this OUR FIRST SALE The entire stock of cut glass, silverware, French .ivory, etc., is new and up-to-date, and every article will be sold at a big discount The Sale Will Open 16night It presents the opportunity to get the gifts your friends will appreciate. counts will average Community Plate and all standard lines included in sale. rf J. Reg'mt ot; the' STnrilcSpal Chapter.' spoke phystzlng th'ose Id of- education. She announoBoV the Inten- t'on of offering two mhblarshlps, to be known as tbe Robla Sh'erlbcS-SIem- orial for iilstpry'.'for Grade S, and lo'Httjiaim as the Clarence Sherlock for English tn-Grade 8. 'was also made'to prizes for "essay com- petitions open to, s e Jewelery Optical Company Pwp. DALLAS HOTEL BUILDING Investment fop Classes For the young folks or the person just starting out to save their' "earn- ings, no safer or surer way of building up a savings than investing in -V Alberta 5 Per Cent. Saving m For the with a hundred dollars or more, up to the liig fnvettir, Tcslmtnt will be found than wj In- Alberta Ten Year 6% Gold Bonds .Issued In denominations of, and JJOOO, and bearing interest at the rate or t per cent, per nnnum, payable -coupon halt yearly, 1st of May and 1st of November This form of saving pnd Investing ia rtoslrablo for all rthe tanner, the wage corner or business proprietor, Iho person on medium or Wg salary. 'iFJa equally (Ivo to all. It you havij a hunUrotJ. dollars or more, buy ALBERTA TEN YEAR QoLb BONDS. They corn C per cent. 'Interest. Tho principal with interest due will bo paid In full-lit of May, 1030. 4 A particularly feature of those gold bond's that. In aujllipn :to giflng a purchaser tbe rep- boat arid safest return on their money, they arc free from all {axes In tho Province o! 'Alberts. No nocd to .wait until a himdrod rtollata before Investing. Put' your small savings into ALBERTA CENT, SAVINGS CERTIFICATES, You can oteharigo them later for 6 per cent. Gold Bimla at par. Those savings certlfiatos earn 6 par cent, interest, and are redeemable. on demanj. .'_; -Buy direct from tho Provincial Treasurer, tbrougfr'yoar bank or from any recognized bond hou39 in the Prorlnco, SEND FOR AP.P1.10ATION FORM Address communicaJlont Deputy PriSvlntlal Treasurer. Hon, C. R. MITCHELL, Provincial Treasurer W. V. NEWSON, Deputy Provincial Treasurer EDMONTON, ALBERTA The New Books -BY Hie Best Writers We hive selected only the best from the different' pub- lishers and any and every book in this list Is well, worth while. Make your selection now while the list Is complete.. Price, Each; THE'LUCK pFTHE MOUNTED By Ralph Kendall T H E V AL L E Y O F S I L ENT M EN By Curwood ERSKIN6 DALE) PIONEER Ffex, THE TOP OF-THE WORLD Ethel M. Dell Ollbert Parker COME SEVEN Cohen WEST WIND DRIFT. 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SONS Tarkfngtbn THE QUEST OF THE SILVER SLIPPER Rohmflp For Mall Orders Add 10c par RED CROSS DRUG BOOK Co., Ltd. SHERLOCK BLDa PHONE 555 ;