Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta
PAGE FOURTEEN THP I.ETHBRTDOE DAILY KEUALD SATURDAY, FKBRUAHY 12, 1921 THE SEVEN SLEEPERS BY THORNTON W. BURGESS To sleep all winter may bo fine. Hut think of losinc half a year! Who knows not cold will also misn The deeper joys of sin-ing, I fear. Rabbit. "Of remarked Spooky the Screech Owl, "Ximbleheols is one of tho seven sleepers people talk about." Peter Rabbit looked puzzled. "What do they mean by tho seven ho asked. "Why, the seven animals who are supposed to sleep all winter, stupid." replied Spooky the Screech Owl. "Of course, you know who they are." "Of replied Peter, who wouldn't bear to appear lo know less than Spooky. But he didn't say it with real confidence. "Well, who are demanded Spooky. "Nimbleheels the Jumping House. you have just be- gan Peter. said Spooky. "Johnny Chuck the continued Peter. said Spooky. "Jimmy added Peter. said Spooky. "Striped Chipmunk." said Peter af- ter a moment's thought. counted Spooky. Peter hesitated and scratched his head. "I think Bobby Coon must be one." eaid he at length. "You are guessing now. but your Suess happens to be a good one. That is said Spooky. "There are two more." Peter scratched long ear with a long hind foot. Then ho scratched thfe other long ear with the other long hind foot. Ha stared over at the Pur- plo Hills, where jolly, roond, red Sir. Sun had gone to bed. Ha looked up at the first twinkling little star. He look- ed everywhere tut at Spooky. was and he hatod to admit it. "I he hagaa and stopped. "You don't cried Spooky tri- umphantly. "Why don't you come right out and admit it? I didn't think you did know, though you ought to know one of them. He is big enough, goodness knows." Peter gave a funny little hop. "I do know that he cried eicitedly. "It is Buster replied Spooky. "You would be a lot stupider taanl think you are if you didnt that Buster is one of the winter sleepers. That makes six. Now who is tho sev- This time Peter -was stuck and he fciew it. He hadn't the remotest idea who that 'Seventh eleaper -was. He tnew there was no use in guessing, so lie frankly admitted that ho didn't know. Spooky chwkfed. "I had no idea that yon did said he. ROYAL EXCHANGE MEMORIAL "I do know that he cried ex- citedly, ''it is Busier Brown Bat." "The Brown exclaimed Peter, bis eyes very wide in siRtoni-shmeut. ''Does he sleep all didn't say chuckled Spooky. "I said thiit people call him one of the sovea sleepera. don't take muoli stock in it myself. He may sleep ;ill winter in some parts of the country. Tie may do it here once in a while, but I've particular notice that most ef the .bats go with tho birds. Now Seat Seek the Spermophile. the Ground Squirrel, own cousin to Strip- ed Chipmunk, is a real sleeper. Ho ought to ho the seventh sleeper if folks inuit have" seven. My goodness. If I dQnt right away I will go hungry tonight. Goodby, Peter, See you another evening." Spooky spread his Tings and like a shadow silently drifted out erf sight. (Copyright 192.1, by ,T. W. Burgess) LUE RIBBON TEA HAS A GOOD WAR RECORD It was only tea In the World that did not advance its price In 1914, and, not- withstanding embargoes, submarining and scarcity of tonnage, BLUE RIBBON TEA of Standard Quality was kept constantly on sale in every store in Western Canada during the war. Now that conditions are normal, the quality of BLUE RIBBON TEA is better than ever. TRY IT. The next story: "Peter Goes to Leak for Another Sleeper." Photo shows memorial to Britain's dend erected outside tho Royal Ex- change Buildings, London. The monument was unveiled recently by the Duke of York. A READERS JOURNAL (By The word Education is so common- world holds so lightly. "I ha to edu- cated people; these highbrows give me a or "How is it that edu- cation makes people, 'stuck up'" are often-heard remarks. True Education could not possibly give grounds for such sneers. Are the objects of their scorn educated or only schooled? "NVhat, then of the schools? Are to our (Watt's "Thomas Car- Another pair I saw the other day: An anecdote from an American news- paper: An American teacher undertook tlm iaaU or convincing an indolent native son at the Philippines that it was his duty to; get out and hustle. j "Tint why should I inquired j the guileless Filipino. 1 "In order to make declared i the thrifty teachei-. "Hut what do 1 want with persisted tho brown brother. "Why, when you get plenty of! money' you will be independent and you will not have to work any replied the teacher. "I don't have to work said the native, and the teacher gave it up iu disgust. Compare this with an aphorism from one of Robert Lynd'e essays: born lazy and peaceable. He only works in order to be idle. He only fights in order to live at peace." SPEND MONEY ON STREET RAILWAY AT WINDSOR WINDSOR. Feb. for im- proving and extending "Windsor's street railway system involving an ex- penditure of from to were outlined last night by T. U. Fairlie, engineer of the Ontario power commission before the trans- portation commission of the Windsor city council. Work will be started as soon as frost is out the ground. More than 400 men will be employed for a year. they a useless and injurious Institu- is compounded from the prefix Ontario swinebreeders hare decid- "It is the ed to abolish all fair grants. Drmkiv Bakers Cocoa ay is so delicious, i j so sfrenjrthemni, "so j KealtWul .contains so much valuable food material that it should Be day; BOOKLET OF CHOICE RECIPES SENT THEE :s ablo to read i the Bible and sing hymns he is neces- verb i rhristlan meaning 'to lead.' Hence Education I sarlly a is a 'leading a development, an In one "ranch or Education the unfolrtioK. We enter life with senses! schools are pre-eminently useful, that enable us to gain knowledge and i There ls thB knowledge that each with abilities that the knowledge mllst leanl tor himself by actual con- tvains us to employ. Education is the I tact with Lif0' and there is tho training tlie senses to observe ac- ledSe tnat b" 'rom cnratfily, and the trrinin- of the other. It is of little use TELLING a abilities to applv correctly the know-1 that evel'y sin ls followed a ledge gained. In'this sense Education rect Punishment; he must and will is a. constant process from Birth to discover that for himself. But there Death, and is in no sense synonymous Iis reason why all should begin with as one wbnld easily' fteographical study with the handicap he ied to believe. Education CAN ex- that Herodotus had to contend with, urt without schools at all: a child is I nor beS'n study of science where more or less educated before his first Aristotle began. Progress in know- process 'edge would be impossible'thus. The accumulation of facts gives us an im- mense advantage over students of i (lay at school. Again, it is a that goes on after school life is over: in fact, one important branch of it is usually gained in the world, through ed. Charges were made by independ- ents -that the immigration department had been used to spread Non-partisan league propaganda. These charges were vigorously denied. The senate 25 to 23 a bin providing that the state can leaso, own and operate state coal mines to supply all fuel used by state institu- tions. The provisions of the bill iu- I dude tho only new legislation urged by Governor Frazier in his opening (message to tho- legislature. Independ- ents today strenuously opposed the bill. The senate passed a house measure to mako the prohibition laws oE North Dakota conform to the Volstead act. The vote'was 43 to 3. earlier years; it is said that the child actual experience. Even an' illiterate I today knowa more science'than the may be considered as being educated colle-e Professor of two hundred if his natural powers in other direc- tions have been cultivatad. On Uie has may years ago. But, you may object, this knowledge, with hooka so numerous, might be gained out of school. It rum be, but it wouldn't. Most of us other hand, an individual that passed through several schools he in reality comparatively ignorant. nectl an element of compulsion as a Education is the unfolding of tho to study. The regular hours, latent powers of the mind, the grant- aild strict Discipline o? school provide ing of a rightful spiritual heritage, an excellent opportunity for persist- ent and profitable study. the road to universal understanding and tolerance. Its process has been compared to the evolution of an oak tree from the acorn, the transform- ing of the dull, rough stone into the witb the idea after a11 the world' I sparkling flashing diamond, the inrnrmation ia limited in o.uantity, ishing of the uncouth quarrv stone Just I like to collect accounts oC co-in- cidences, and i am sometimes struck j ishing i into beautiful qil variegated marble. There is incorporated in every human mind wonderful potential capabilities, and Education is the miraculous inaans by which the Possible becomes the Actual. Why then so much' indif- ference concerning this creative pow- er, what reason for so great an op- position? Surely it is only what thn word has como to mean that the as we exclaim on the ..smallness of the world on seeing some friend or acquaintance when in a foreign coun- try. Here are a pair of sentences I happened to road on tha game day, in widely different settings: "How can you see anything if your nose is right up against it ('In the a rocont novel.) "How difficult it to judge the size of anything which is too close up TIMDED IIMIT llmotK Lliriil ESTABLISHED 173O MONIBEAL.CANADA, DORCHESTER, MASS. MILLED FOR THE PEOPLE FIT FOR THE KING ROYAL HOUSEHOLD CANADA'S BEST FLOUR YOUR DEALER CAN GET IT FOR YOU PHOPOSED Ntw LIMIT OF THE. SPANISH BIVtR- North Dakota Bill Includes Cafes, Diners and Street Cars BISMARCK, N. North Da- kota house late Saturday passed a bill forbidding smoking of tobacco iu dining rooms, or other eating places frequented by women. The bill also includes street cars and dining cars on railroads. Viola- tion of the law would be a "crime" punishable by a fine of. from to The Women's Christian Temper- ance union and other organizations favored the measure. The house, 59 to 52, indefinitely postponed consideration of a bill to appropriate J200.000 for the state 1m- migration department. A motion to prevent reconsideration also was pass- WANT ALE THEATRES IN QUEBEC CLOSED ON SUNDAY HEREAFTER QUEBEC, Feb. A delegation including Canon Scott, .T. T. Koss. W. II. Wiggs and others, waited on Premier Taschereau yester- day and asked that alt theatres I throughout the province be obliged to close on Sunday. The premier promised to help tho delegates, intimating that tha ney-general would act when specific complaints were made to him, Centenary of an Ontario Newspaper v Memorial tablet placed on tho door of the Brockville Recorder's office in celebration of its hundredth birthday which was attained on January 16th. Map tit (In; c.ooo-miln timlior limit whjch the Spanish River Pulp am I'npor Co. is rocking lo obtain from tho Ontario ROvernment. 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