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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LkTrivniOQi, ALiiiiTA, JAfiUAKY, 14, NO ROOM ON TOP FOR MORE QUALITY for better ..quality beer-than the Al- berta's Pride brand would wear out. a case of shoes in the search lor it. It is a dear beer to Tjrew, an acme beer to buy, because it costs no more for your purchasing than inferior goods. We ..deliver case lots right at your door o'f extra cost. LETHBRIDGE BREWING A MALTING COMPANY, Ltd OF CANADA art 4MM Prtliis The Safest Place Far Year Surplus Cash is in a Savings Account the Union Bank of Canada. When you have .111 opportunity to make' a profitable investment, or have to iceet unexpected expenses, tbe cash is ready. Open an account HOW. Deposits of fl.OO and upwards Interest paid or added to Principal at regular intervals. Money may be withdrawn at any time. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J R. Anderson, Manager. LABOR MEN AT OTTAWA Health Of the Public Schools PREACHER AND PRINTER DEAD. Belleville, Jan. Jas. Gar- diner, a pioneer Methodist minister, .is.--dead, He was 63 years in -the" ministry.' He was born in 'Fermanagh, -Ireland. During 1837-8 he was, foreman .of a newspa- per here culled the Plain Speaker, which, backed the rebel cause, and was wrecked ,bv the mob. Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN. BRODIE Hayr Transfer Co. j; Leave -your Orders for L etc.ii AT- HayrBros. Hardware Store PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 Place Your Orders for DRAYING ....WITH.... JAS. FRAME J Satisfaction Guaranteed At ther School Board meeting on Tuesday night Dr. Galbraith read the repon He had received from Winnipeg in regard to medical inspection of the Winnipeg, Nov. 5, 1908 Your Committee on School 3Ianage ment, in accordance with the instruc- tions-of the Board, that the Manage- ment Committee should take steps to ascertain the need for systematic in- spection, beg to report that they had careful medical inspection, made of children, as follows: Strathcona' 554 Argyle 419 Finkham 478 Elmwood-................................. 375 Martin 171 Albert 298 J. M. King 485 atulvey...........'............_..............548 Young .......................................119 Alexandra .................................205 Carlton 335 Gladstone 559 These; schools, it will be seen, are representative of the various sections of the city, and the conditions pre- vailing in them may fairly be taken as indicative of the conditions of the city at large. Of the number exam- ined were found to.be free from disease of any kind, and have one or more of the diseases shown ir. the list attached. That-is to say, some 45 per cent of the children, ex- were affected by disease of more less serious type.' of the medical profession of this city, your committee recommended that steps should be taken to at once or- ganize such systematic medical in- spection, making provision for, (a) The'periodic examination of all school children with a view to detect- ing disease or unsanitary conditions, The prompt exclusion of all children, affected by communicable dis- ease. (c) Some efficient agency by which) the significance of conditions -revealed by medical inspection may be im- pressed" upon parents, so that suit- able action may be taken. (For this purpose, a health visitor who should be a qualified nurse, seems to be tie most suitable agentl) (d) The influencing of all school conditions and work so that they may be in accord with the laws of sound, hygiene. (e) The keeping of such records tHat all information may be available- at such time for the purpose of any par- ticular case, and also as data for future development or modification of the" system. After the reading of this report Dr. G-albraith said he had. not received the books on the question that had been previously mentioned but that no doubt these would be forthcoming in a week or two when he would read them and give a short resume on the works to the Board who would then arrange a system of medical inspec- tion. GtUwii, Verville, If. P., president; James Simpson of To- ronto, vice Patrick M. Dra- per of Ottawa, secretary and J. G. O'Donoghue solicitor form- ed a deputation from the Trades.Con to present the annual for legislation ,to the government. The deputation, expressed appreciation of ths good work ment of labor. done by the depart- Growth Of the North Ward A memorial was presented Basking that competent inspectors be appoint- ed( to inspect all hoisting machinery for. loading and unloading vessels at Canadian ports; -that legislation re- quiring a deposit by parliamen- tary candidates be repealed anU elec- tion day be declared a public holiday; that provision, be made to ensure the enforcement of the fair wage scale in all government contracts; that pro- vision be made in the fair wage scale rendering null and void any contracts made by themselves outside schedule rates, and inserted imposing a penalty for violations of the schedule; that a resident fair wage officer be appointed in the west; that an imme- diate increase 'in. salary be" demanded for letter carriers in conformity with present Canadian conditions; that as- sisted or, bonus granted immigration be strenuously opposed; that certain nationalities and classes who, by non- assimilative qualities, temperament, habits or customs, are not desirable acquisitions to the population be ex- cluded, including all Asiatic people and that a technical education com- mission be appointed to thoroughly investigate tEe' development of techni- cal education in. other countries -and report its effect upon industries and commercial development. The deputation was given a consid- erate hearing. Mr. O'Donoghue cited the C. P. E. strike as indicating the need of keeping- out strike breakers and said that the iailure of the ma- chinists to accept the finding of the conciliation board after they had ask ed for the board, had been criticized as inconsistent. He argued that the' Mr. Draper, urging the formation c a ministry of labor, protested the reported passing of the Intorco onial from government control. Hon. Sudolphe Lemieux, uianstc of labor and postmaster general an swered first, said that the day suggestion w.'U Oe laid tb minister of The .imtterta is very much on the decline, and the decline is regular and rapid. Last year there were only beep, compared with in the ear 1905. About 90 per cent, of the sheep of ie province belong to the southern i-stricr. The figures for central' and southern districts during the past years outhern district entral District 1905 123, 1S08 33.367 from starving employees, this In con- "Well, we won't nection; with letter carriers. open any replied Sir Wilfrid. The North Ward has increased its This condition corresponds very population during the past year at a more rapid rate than other parts of the city. To meet the -expansion of this part of the city as a residen- tial district, several places of busi- ness have been opened up during -the past PHONE 289 closely to those that similar exam- inations have shown to exist in -all the larger cities in Canada and the United States. The existence of such conditions both in cities of this con- tinent and in European communities has given rise to a very general de- mand for systematic inspection' of schools. In England this demand found expression ia one of the pro1 visions of the Education Act of 1907 which makes it a duty of the local education authority to provide for the medical inspection children immed- iately before or at the time of, or as soon, as possible after, their admis- sion to a public elementary school, and on such other occasions as the Board of Education may direct." This Act further gives power to the local education authority to make ar- rangement for attending to the health building. and physical condition of the children I J. Simrn months. Ail of these re- port that the venture is more than meeting expectations. The pioneer of these places of busi- ness is J. M. Eeding's grocery store. This store has long proved a Conven- ience for the north Ward people. Last summer Johnston Bros, open- ed a second grocery and since then have continually been adding to their stock. S. M. Brook appeared on the scene next and carries a small stock oft the Dominion Fair, still" the splake general merchandise. Mr. Brook does shoe repairing and the Misses Brook have dressmaking apartments in the THEY TALKED ON POULTRY. Medicine Hat, Jan. was a attendance at the -poultry meeting here yesterday. Mr. James Eae occupied .the chair. Mr. Cook was the first speaker. He explained that the purpose of the Government in arranging for these meetings was so .the poultry men might meet and talk things over. It was the desire to have free discussion rather than lectures. He made a couple cf im- portant announcements regarding the intentions of the Alberta Government in regard to keeping eggs and breed- ing stock for sale, and also in regard to prizes up to to be donated to any organization holding a poul- try show. While Alberta did well at thought' Albertans should strive for better breeding stock. Any interested in poultry, and de- siring information regarding poultry or organization of poultry associa- tions, should correspond with Mr. Foley, poultry superintendent, Ed- monton. While Ontario' exhibited 850' birds at the Dominion Fair, still Alberta birds beat in every class exhibited in. The second speaker dealt_jvlth in- cubation, fattening and marketing. During the discussion it. was report- ed that hens, are now laying in the Hat, in spite of1 the cold But during hot weather one of the speakers recommended a type o! nest box: and roost, so as to overcome the pest of red mites. All interested in poultry should make.it a point to at- tend these meetings. Much attention" will be given in the S future to this sheep industry, aud an I effort will be made to check tho de- cline. For this purpose a live board of officers has been elected for-1009.- The Sheep Breeders' Association, will deliver educational books dealing- with the industry and attention bridge; C. M. Smith, and C: A. Grant, Walsh. The "shrinkage in Hocks has been hard.'to explain. Coyotes and wolves have been a As settle- ments are largely increasing, this trouble is decreasing comparison. While the sheep stock is only one- that-of three years ago, the demand is always "oiT the increase, and so good as to warrant the association taking hold of this industry. Good tumbling at {he Eureka to- night. be given to the wool industry range mutton, lamb feeding enterpris- es, improvements in management, and the selection 01 stock. The suitability of Alberta in clim- _ate and grasses is all in f.tror of the Industry. The suitability of Alberta clim- ate and graddes is all in favor of the industry. The officers of the breeders' associa- tion are: President, Bryce Wright, He Win- ton; First Vice-President, O. Ef Calgary; Second Vice-Presi- dent, J. A. Turner, Calgary; Secre- tary, E. L. Richardson, Calgary; General Directors, James KcCaig, POSITIVELY NO MORE FOR SALE after- January Nechaco Valley, B.C. fruit and dairy land.- Get your order in. now. "We reserve acres for your re-selec- .until days after trains are running through to select. OUR sell for per per" acre 'cash, balance 9 yearly payments, When Grand Trunk Pacific E.E. is completed next fall, land-will be selling for per coming most .popular summer resort in North America. Climate seldom below zero. No winds, fruit, Jislr and game in JiTo sanoT or stone; rich soil. Timber and coaL near by. Buy now price, "and sell, to the'other fellow 'for high'price.rf An investment of 'for 40" acres will make you within.-tiro years or_S560 for 160-acres will make you are, cultivating J300 acres ior ourselves. You don't have to live land own, it. Send 25 cents' for- beautiful pictures, rnap -and particulars.-- I.' .BJ .Snail, Rooms I and Bryan Block, over Eureka" Theatre. Entrance Dufferin Edmonton; W. A. Hamilton, Leth- St., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Get our, PRICES on Corrugated Iron Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying elttwbere We have placed a carload of the well-known .Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'i goods in stock BlIKrS MMVnCTUIIIIIG COINUr Office and Factory mm IM mm ITKETI Telephone 153 PWM195 4 attending public elementary schools. Thei aim, and scope of medical in- spection is well-defined, in the lan- guage of a memorandum of the Eng- lish Board of Education, issued, just after the passage of the act referred to, as follows, Board desire, therefore, at the outset, toj empha- size that this new legislation aims not merely at a physical or-anthrop- ometric survey or at a record of de- fects disclosed by medical inspection, but at the physical improvement, of coming generations. The broad re- quirements of a healthy life are com- paratively few and elementary, but they are essential, and should not he regarded as applicable' only to the case of the rich. In point of fact, if rightly administered, the new en- actment is economical in the .best sense of the word. Its jurisdiction is not to bo measured in the-terms of money, but in the decrease of sick- ness and incapacity among children, and in the ultimate decrease of ineffi- ciency and poverty in after life aris- ing from physical disabilities. ...It seems clear that any step that improves the general health of the pupils, increases their power to learn, and thus promotes the immediate purpose of .the school, while any mea- sure looking to'the increase of the ef- ficiency of the individual as a. member of society is justified on precisely the same ground as is public education. In consideration then, of the condi- tions as they exist the fact that after long investigation and by the advice of the best medical op- inion, other communities are meeting similar conditions by systematic med- ical inspection, and that such inspec- tion has received the strong approval also does shoe repairing at-his residence and his daughters do high class dressmaking. About two months ago, Mrs. Doug- las opened a dry goods store with a stock principally consisting of ladies' and wear and draperies. One is surprised at the amount and variety of the stock when compared with, the size of the building. Mrs. Douglas and her capable assistant have built up a substantial trade xvhich is steadily increasing. A couple of weeks ago, Ed. Log- gin, of Milk Eiver, opened a meat market and is finding that the North Warders are great meat eaters. J. McKnight is renewing acquaintanc- es and assisting Mr. Loggia to get settled. Prospects in the butcher's trade look so bright that J. M. Red- ing wfll erect another shop up in a few weeks. S. H. Keyes, formerly with S. Kean in this city and J. M. Phipps, of Cardston, have their bakery about completed and will have good things in the eating line in their shop on Saturday. Both are men of wide ex- perience in their trade so the "peo- ple of the North Ward will know where to get delicious and. nutritious viands for their tables. A. G._ McKeown has opened a barber shop in a central location so the people in that vicinity are guar- anteed a good hair cut. SINGING. Miss Ursula Archer, pupil of the celebrated teacher, William Shake- speare, will receive pupils in singing and voice production. Also engage- ments for Ballad Concerts, At Homes, etc. For further information address the Lethbridge Conservatory of Music. Patented Sectional loner Manufactured in Vancouver, B.C., of the very best Kiln- dried Lumber, in latest de- signs. Prospective builders would do well'to writt me before deciding on a house iS. A. Spencer ACENTaJ BUILKRt CAR0SION Lyceum Two Nights starting WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20 Mr. W. L. STEWART Presents THE STODDART STOCK COMPANY The Best Dramatic and Vaudeville Company Playing Canada Producing Plays of the Better Kind OPENING JLAY THE CHRISTIAN Beautiful Vaudeville Costumes Special Scenery Advanced Vaudeville Between Acts- THURSDAY NIGHT HE DBMfL 1, ?5c and 50c fcatuow M Sil! it the LJCHI In Offta ;