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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. III. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1909 NO. 15. CELEBRATED BIRTHDAY OFG.O.M. SCHOOLS LARGE ENROLLMENT During the Year Increase About Thirty Per Cent During Year Gladstone Centenary In Many Places T nndon Dec centenary, of the of William Ewart Gladstone was celebrated today not only in the of his birth but in countries like the Balkans and 'Armenia, e 'people still cherish the mem- 4 ory of the statesman's exertion in their behalf. Many foreign delegates joined in 3 services which were held today at Westminster. At Hawarden where Gladstone died on May IS, 1898, and at other points throughout the coun- trv largely attended memorial meet- ing's were held. The statue of Glad- stone in Strand was fairly hidden be- neath floral offerings that had conte 4U all parts of the while I his tomb in Westminster Abbey was including a received covered with tributes, large solid silver wreath trom the government of Bulgaria. New York. Dec. James Bryce, the British ambassador, delivered to a large audience in Carnegie hall last night an address 'in of William birth occurred one hundred years ago today. The meeting was arranged by the civic forum and a number of pro- including J. P- commemoration Ewart Gladstone whose minent personages, Morgan, Jacob H. Schiff -and Mrs. Russell' Sage "were president. Formei Mayor Seth Low presided. A letter from President Taft, gretting- that he could not attend, was read. the president wrote, "has been- one of my heroes.' Mr. Bryce noted that- the centen nial birthdays of four illustrious men of Anglo Saxon stock fell within the vear 1909, Tennyson. Darwin, Lincoln and Gladstone. Gladstone he said, a boundless admiration for Gep Washington, "whom in respect. to his fidelity to freedom he placed far above Oliver Cromwell." The figures submitted to the School joard last night by Principal Hamilton ,howed a big increase in the attend- ance during ,the year. Owing to the ery cold' weather for the first ten days of December the average at- endance for the month was rather o'wer than usual, the unexpected cold weather causing a good deal of sick- ness. For December .the enrollment at _entral School was 627 and 267 at Westminster, a total of 894. The av- _rage attendance was 674 or 76 per cent. Last year the enrollment for December was 665. the average at- tendance 582 or 88 per cent. -The annual report of attendance showed an enrollment during the year of 1164, of whom 804 were at Central and 364 at Westminster. Of the en- rollment 5S7 were boys and 577 girls. During the year 360 pupils were en- rolled. MONUMENT TO ALBERTA HEROES South Africian Veter- ans Start Worthy Movement COULDN'T SELL CIGARS ON SUNDAY IN LONDON London, Ont, Dec. Love refused to accept Magistrate Denison's decision in the case ofo Rex vs. Martin for selling cigars on Sun- day in a similar charge here against the proprietor of the Harrison House and he fined Harrison and ?4.B5 costs. The defence has served notice of appeal against this decision on the contention that the hotel men can sell cigars on Sunday under their licenses. Calgary, Dec. meeting of South African veterans was Held last night which should be productive of results of bringing before the people of Western Canada the debt -they owe to the memory of the gallant young men who went out to South Africa to uphold the honor of the Empire. W. A. Lowry presided at the '.neeting. The idea of erecting a monument to the fallen heroes from Alberta was discussed at length and will take prac tical form in the near future. The following resolution was that this niwtmg form an association of Canadian Sc.ul'l Af- rican service men to be known as the Alberta Canadian South Afrtou Ser- vice Association." The nest meeting 73 called Tcr Yen- day, Jan. ID. And Seven Boats Lost Of f Newfoundland During Christ- -Storm St. Johns, N. F., Dec. Seven Newfoundland schooners and their AGAINST DOCTORS PARCEL POST CHARGE TO GREAT BRITAIN Has Been Reduced- To West Indies Also crews of sixty men are believed to have been lost in the Christmas bliz- zard while great destruction to pro- Ottawa, Dec. the mat- ters the attention of Hon. Lemieux during his recent visit to Europe- were arrangements for the exchange of parcels between the Unit- ed Kingdom and Canada. For many years past the charges have been 16 cents-for the first pound or fraction of a pound and 12 cents for each sub- pound. The rate has hot Deliberately Prolong Illness To Increase Number Of Visits Philadelphia, Dec. 29.-Charges that some physicians in this city deliber- ately prolong the period, of illness of patients in order to increase their in- come are made by Dr. Joseph S. NeC director of the department of health and charities who offers this reason for the increase in diptheria for the last year while all other preventable diseases show a decrease. Dr. Neff said that he has the proofs that, an- ti-toxin is not administered in either curative or preventative doses by cer- tain physicians because its use would reduce the number of visits the phy- sician is required to make. SCHOOLBOARD DECEMBER MEETING Extra Week's Holidays For North Ward Children monthly meeting last night had a a good deal of business. The Pease Walden Co. -wrote say- ing that the heating of the Central school would be made perfectly satis- factory. According to the agreement .be- tween the schosi board and 'James Asheroft'ior a supply of coal at a ton to be weighed" at the city weigh scales- It is .to be clean, lump, coal OPPOSITION WILL HOLD CONVENTION St.'John, Dec. C. W. Rob- inson, opposition lender, announces that a provincial Liberal convention will "be held'soon to discuss provin- cial affairs and general policy of the party opposed to the Hazen govern- ment- perty throughout the had resulted. eel its height qn Sunday, raged for six days, but today had abated con- siderably. All telegraph lines in the interior of'the colony are down and reports from inland points are slow in reach- ing here. The town of Placentia was flooded for three days and the prin- cipal business streets of that place resembles an ocean beach being piled itgh with fioals, all tLat was cast up by the unusually high tides. The vil- lage of Black Head, three miles from ;his city, was almost swept away. cents per pound, with a maximum the lowest in the mit of eel. required to keep a. FIRE AT ALTONA Altona, Man., Dec. serious fire broke out here this morning, causing loss of The chief sufferers were the Bank of Montreal, Pope's drug store, the Western Can- ada Land Co., -Haley's Barber Shop and a harness shop; also the Massey Harris implement building snd a blacksmith shop- STRIKE GIRLS EDIT A PAPER And Sell Them in Effort to Present Their Side Of Case New Dec. of shirt waist strikers played the part of "newsies" today. Garbed in their best the girls invaded the residence and business districts selling copies of a newspaper printed under their editor- ship and setting forth in numerous articles', their .side of the issue. The strikers are aided in their "editorial work by young college women who volunteered for the .task. Miss Elizabeth Butcher, one of the Vassar" graduates having 'the news- paper venture in charge declared her confidence in the result of the girls campaign. "They will gain many sym pathisers when people 'see bow in Celligent, well dressed and refined thev said Miss' Dutclier today PRESIDENT TAFT'S FIRST MESSAGE PL Lnurc Says Lords Are Gambling Witt Rigtts and Freedom Of Naticfi- "Dillon's Strong Statement of 11 pounds for a par- city, due entirely to a of deaths among preventable diseases. Board will notify; Mr. Ashcroft that A !T-hp increase in the diptheria death; they want better coal than he la .de- Parcel post rates between Canada The in vented by a! livering at present- and Jamaica, Trinidad, St. Luca.irate could have been the delay in building Barbadoes, the Leeward Islands and British Guiana have also been reduced to a uniform rate of 12 per