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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta HE LETHUh'iUCU UAH.Y HERALD MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, IK local Young Man> Rhodes Scholar, Leaves onfuesday for Oxford v r .Walker Dunham Brings Fainc ;To Farmer as a ScHoiar TomorroT thore will bo leaving tie city, in the person of "Walkcr'pnanaia. ond Of the distinguished scholars of Alberta, end tho most distinguished as yet of the, LethbrHge Public and High Schools, to Join what wjll be.his alma mater, the old and honorable nf QttnrH Un 'n this most anciont centre of learning .In the Empire as the vrlnnar of R Rhodes' scholarship, fouiided and earned after one o( Oxford's most dis- tinguished sons, the lafp Cecil Rhodes. A Good Farmer; Walter Dunham Is the embodiment Of preieveraace and application, "aucl out jn his.school andCcollege career nsde'the'most o( the opportunities to is u commendable fact that, since leaving High Bfl fralt-a-lives" f School to; joiu'the'.yniTersitf.of Al-'.ne Has loarat, to liinflli berta, he'has'nofcps't bis fath'er, Mr.-' horse tijani S. S. Dunham.of.; this city, a'single: arili and to mow, to run n binder, and tent. "iTe showed.the to irrigate and to slack. Xo meac eight g.plough, to disposition achievements In one who is withal a" as hai'did within student of merit. thrbuslvhls industry has become asl -The Man In "the Boy proBcloat In. llie Bunham was lie has shown, himself in the: Held of' Q-QnoteiTIn six years. when learning. At .tho 'age 'of eleven ho he first dlstmctlou'l'accordins .began to spend -bis vacations on tho to information tho Herald was able farm, earning more year after from Ws father, in bein until1 nt the ago .of seventeen, when guarded a prize in a Juvenllo compel- ho entered the University nt !liou letters to Santa Claus inslltn- ton, .he had got together enough to the lead- carry him for a year there. Still pur- Ing county' weekly of Macon, Missouri, suing his labors oil the farm during 'where he spent his early childhood the --.vacations -he worked his way i days_ wis ol human ihtougli-.tba university ,00 Jils- own 'interest 'In childish, endeavor. In earnings, anil wnou, he entera. Oiford lhe before he ran a close second University it will be ;.jfllh some. five with tho letter being ruled six hundred dollars In hsnd out: owing to the-too frequent u lileraeat the scholarship ho has In6; wor-d ;In hts scconj se of His eiperience on tho farm has ren- for- the 'prize little Walker referred In fn vm Ta tiAr The new facial men anil women who to ,be had 'at the following barber shops: Leader Shop- Lethbridge 6dtelf DISTRIBUTORS BOUEY BROS. CO., LIMITED 701 E Calga y to tho fact "that the too liberal use of "gee" had cost him the loss of a prize which he. was very near win- i ning. He alluded to this in his second letter, saying he was thinking more'Or whSt.Santa would .bring him than the prize.' Wfth childish Innoc- ence, as he wrote-it, "But, gee. I was thlnkinB 'of .what Santa would bring me." Ho could not help introducing vi'the fatal word, but time. In its on'e ;'appearanc6, >.it counted a a ICES, real chili nature which, the clinging-to the es presalon brought forth! University Career Walker.'gets his Chris lian name from his mother's family. He, from Tri.5 had.the faculty o allowing notjirig to pass that lie dli {not underhand and using this h i as abie to be invariable at tho head class m the public schoo1 Ho entered the University ot 41berti In the fall of 1917 In 1915, ic com llttitloTi -vlth School stnd of the province be won a scholarship 'to.Queen's Unlversltyl In the in the Intel High School provincial suc- tho final content At the convocation In'1919 at tie .Universlty of Alberta he won the Heustls mem- orial prize fpr the best essay in Eng- lish. At the convocation nest year ho won the'.Governof.-pSneral's'- Gold Medal for the Iiest tliesis on Shakes pearo, and. after this .event he. was named Rhodes scholar lo begin his, term at the University of Ojford in 23 St. "I writing; you to tell yon tliai lextrxyKf-.io "l-ruit-e-ti-.tf. This raedlcihe relieved TOO when I given op hope of ever beloj welt. I' TIXS a tcnibto sufferer from ijyspfplid aum-rcti yc-4iij and nothing I looi did incnuy good. I about "Fruit-a-tives'' and tried ifeem. Aftfrlaiingafewboicj, of this vmndtrf-.it medicine made from frttilJHuej, I am cow entirely well" Midamo ROSINA FOISIZ. G for trial siw 250. At all dealers w 'send b> the Aruold's. best work, Jeau .Iiigelox-'s pathetic baHad I of the LincOliisulro coast, aci so on. every pocia ot somo j jiartlculUr em'6tioti, ei-prcssod with tho J indlvMual Hut to euutdeYato tho fine thlnsii lhat tho jook contains would almo'st ba la five .he list lu full. Wh'cfo can a rival of English lyrical poetry Ije fcuaJ? And. lero are highest 'eiawplcs1 of art. One misses ingenu- ousness of ChaiicerTu too first part ?t tho Treasury, antKmoro au- thologles supply this omission. Two poems aro uiissed from tho above lion, Oiie U Colsrldse's "Kublr. as to which are tha grcatott fix or sight in world literature. In t from his earnings Me'mbe'r bf Throughout. entire course of sludy Walker o debatiug, and at tho University was ceutly carrj'lns on a discussion in the fifteenth century, and the vivid- ness with whlcl) tho author depicts ice niannsrs of the ttaea, the excite- ewe souse-, iha discussion is futlte, lor j meat, tho story, cau beat left to. tha author's telling. two critics would ever ns Ou the otht-r haiid, the who wish- es .to. spend his time to Kool advant- a certain gulj9 for future reading. 1 IUVQ nicniilly detonniucil to read at least two 1 eeo mentioned. It IP. not rarpilsius lu COD IJeide's .obtor.aikd.ilio llearia" ciiiUoncil proaiinently. A reader wiia for historical fiedou, in fact, anyone who YOUR REASON Iassutes you thU there _ is no substitute for TURKS TO CONEER PRISONERS, CONSTANTINOPLE, Dee. IS.-The Turkish Nationalists.have accepted eiora for hini when ho reads the British proposal tor a conferecce tscfesss of prisoscrs, to advices race! fed here 'The 1 according An old saylAg, but nonethe- lew triiet: A bottle Scott't Emultion taken in Iho oilier Keats' "Ode on a Oreciau Urn." Theso-were included In an earl- ier edition ot Palgrave. end 1 sur- prised that they should have been de- nied a place tn subsequent edition. In auy case tho book is a delightful couipcniou, resmar work, or on a Journey. There is a poem for every as well as tor every temperament. Lovers of romauiic stories welcome a new book by Jeffery Famol. Per i sonally, got a goodc deal of enjoy meni from "The Board Highway' aud 'The Amateur particular I ly. Jelfery Farubrhas admirably cap lured-Mhovroiiantlc -element In the Kngilsh countryside of earlier All lie'says bf. tho old imis. the dress and 'ther''couversatlou 'of I hose days strikes one as being> true to life. his latest book, "IJlack Itartlemy's -turuB (o: the romauce .day's.when .Spanish and the Hearth" for the first today. The date ct the conference time. It !j a taie Kurope'has not been Used. to mother, at interest, and added lo it lifting; even some fsj.fonna .that is lirofoundly amusing as well as didactic. it Is Interesting to trace the history of the book as an educator. The dilys 1 of papyrus r.nd pariiliiueut nianu-J Both the high cost and scarc- ity ot boot's" proSiblteil j'solalcd tui- tion. Out of aross tha hieillacvel universities. Here great crowds of slmlentE anslous for learn- ing gathered-to hear thn lectures of ihe access to written Hioso in i'i of ervile v orslup it cdfiMn I iLn nature her elf lii f and Vs evar) -i d idea zealously ..dcfcnRc.1 Gutenberg Tijiil Fau t "II this Such Caxto 1p c d their vvonderful Injontiou .ind lefore longi books vere being diseenmidled witlij n rapfditj that vroald Inve astounded i the- patient copj 1st inonlts Since then with a brief relapse in the teenth century, have increased tteadil) IH numbers and as fcfeadil> decreased in price. The recent trend in prices would seem to be leading us hack to the imiltllo ages (lid vs not kuq-v that It as a tern poran condition arising out of the great war1. In tne the mediaeval uinrersities t'lf soli tnrv hope and opportunitj lor i jouth bent on obtainin0 kuowledgi. So greatly tirtes cn'lrgecl since III ONLY CHRISTMAS lal talking trill fltaie km mil tkin a Gttlclle Sajely Row. then lint Cirlvio vis able lo in Ins Homes thit The true in these dijs i n collection of Books." "Once Invent, yon metamorphosed all universities: or superseded tliem! and again: "If we think of it. nil that a Uiiiversily, or final highest school can do "for. us. is still but what the first school began us to read." Yes, Ca'r- lylo is right. A student's miiul is not n reservoir, to be filled by professors ar.d teachers to the briiii, with prc-dl-j ;csted knoirledge. A teacher's hl.ch-' est function is to awakan an in.'esti- gatlve and reverent altitude, anil the actr.al absorbtlon must.bo .left to the individual mind. Teach us to read, and nothing nlore cau be dciisT'for ils. save only by ourselreo. Heading ss sorloua and valuable can be done -away from a scat of learning as at one. Emerson remarks.that come "idlo'books :aiider the Latin bench" gave him as "rain- nble facts as his regular conisi: "of study. The only consolation to-Tenf- elsdrockh during his university car- ''In bis estimation, the 'Mind led tho was Iha fact and we havo brains to read them; here is a whole earth nnd a whole Heaven, nnd we liavo eyes to look on them." No doubt our universities liave n real niliialon, and play an Important In. the education of our country, yet It Is well for the home student to know (be possibilities within lifa C-TVII grasp, and waslo hcrllmr- the poasiljilltlefi In sighing for what Is largely within ula'oirn grisp al- ready. I rjunle once moro, ttiiu time from Tlioreau: "My residence won more favorable, Hot only thought, but to serious reading, lliaa a university." Tlilii was written c'mr- ing Thorcnu'n lifrrnitilko to the shores! of Walden 1 suppose that practically every lov- er of poelry ov.-ns a i.opy "Ooldei: Of course onn waLl3 complete copies of Ilia pools .We-imve the cs'sohce oif British lyrical poetry during R pcrloil of IhreB hundred years..rough- ly from tlie miildlo'nf dm sivleebth centurj" lu the mlilcite of thn'-nnie- leenlli. Tlie tdllion published by llu, press .iho work'til> lo tho end of tlio nlnetceiilli ccnl'iry, and I.confess that to me the itiont'dellBhl.fur'rart of, the book Is this epilogue. Tire' coiiipUer lacjiules lira liitest specimens of UK; of Teuriyaoii aud Hrownlns. tlio former mainly cliosen from "Tlie Princess." the Govcnly-flvx Quelrnln version vt outfit, Hack leathfr caseL stLtr pfattd 12 leather strop Ca'C alsah. fud in blur, ran, marom or red Pirn, complete fs 00 JfJ Plat mrt.il ease, lined, kvid- soricly cmbcsstd top wit! plaia diamo Ike centre of cmer far Ssme-.cfr. 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