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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbi'idge Pally afraid, Friday, July 8, and BUILDING MATERIAL, at the lowest J IONEE Mam Yard, Round Street, Phone 763 LUMBER YMRDS North Yard, Westminster Road, Phone 1063 MEDICINE HAT S. S. CONVENTION Large Numbers Hear Excel- lent Addresses--The Officers Medicine Hat, June 7. The midsummer tour of conventions and mass meetings of the Alberta Sunday, School Association opened on Tues- day, scoring a great success. Prof. L- L. Henry, the musical director of the "Tour had arrived and. had a re- hearsal of the choirs on Monday ening. Miss Palk .arrived from Win- nipeg on the morning train and was here for the opening meeting, which was a rally service conducted by the general secretary. Miss, Palk. gave an address on "The Sunday School and Prof. Henry led the mu- sic. There -was an attendance of 75 people, .who expressed themselves as delighted with the meeting. In the evening there were one hun- dred people, who were not at -the af- ternoon meeting.' Mr.' J. B. Pater- son, of Calgary, gave an inaugural address in which he pointed out the extent of the tour, and-the wide re- sults that were expected "from it in reaching and helping the Sunday schools of the province. Prof. Henry fcad a choir -of about thirty voices assisted him nobly" and they captivated the audience with several beautiful selections. Miss Pali: gave an address on "The Place of the Story in Child Life'5 appealing to Sunday school workers and: parents to- study the art of story-telling, and to use-that.art whenever possible. Without doubt this convention will prove the greatest blessing Medicine Hat has ever experienced and the people will long remember the spec- ialists now'visiting the city. The closing day of the Medicine Hat Convention was better than ev- er. Prof. Henry has impressed the Bible class .department, W. J. Bro- ther ton supt. intermediate dept., Mrs. supt. elementary dept. Miss Jean supt. missionary dept., Mrs. Daumi; supt. temperance dept., McF. supt. home dept. W. Dimmick supt. teacher training dept., Mrs. Flemming. Central com- mittee, J. Nott, chairman; C. J. Wilson, sec.-treas.; Jas. Marshall, River High River Na'nton Uilo people most favorably and they are iMrs' E- E- Hench, F. Fisher, Mars, all anxious that he come back again, The conferences and addresses by TO THE RIGHT.' Miss Palk to-day revealed the im- portance, o! the elementary work'in the Sunday school and also the need of earnest study of the problems of this department. The afternoon ses- sion closed with an equipment ser- vice in which Sunday school workers determined they would be more con- secrated to the work of their schools than ever before. The evening ses- sion held another treat in the song- service led by Prof. Henry, an ad- dress by Miss Palk, and closed with an address by General Secretary Kenny in which he told of the great convention at Washington, D.- C. The Special Committee Which Studied Question Reports Aga'inst Eng- lish Road Rule, Paris, July has decided to maintain the rule of the road ob- served almost all over the world, except in Great Britain, and will "con-, tinue to "keep to the right." The special committee" appointed to study the question reported that there are proportionately many more peo- ple killed in London streets than in great workers saw a vis-ion of the world field of Sunday school and something of the -needs in connec- tion therewith. The Medicine Hat District Sunday School Association has never given such- promise for aggressive work.' The entire district is to be covered by visitation and a campaign of 'mass meetings. This convention of 1910 go down into history as one of the milestones .in religious work in the clfcy. Following js a list of the officers of the Association as appointed' President, Jessop Nott, Medicine. 3at; first vice president, Rev. Mr. Rogers, Carlstadt second vice presi- ent, A.'C. Woodard, Medicine Hat; secretary-treasurer, C. J. Wilson, other cities, where the rule is not "keep to the left." The committee work recoiumends that the driver's seat in automobiles and other vehicles be placed on the left. CROP FAR FROM CHEERFUL. ledicineiHat; superintendent of adult Winnipeg, July scattered showers fell last night over-the spring country, hut not nearly enough to relieve "the situation, which 'urgent- ly calls for cooler weather and heavy rains. The temporary relief afford- ed light lands in Southern Manitoba rains of a week ago have been ex- hausted and the outlook is far from, cheerful. Grain In many .districts is ripening prematurely, and the "yield there will be almost negligible. On heavy lands, however, the plant is standing the drought better. TWO SPLENDID ADDRESSES Cbild Study and World Con- vention Spoken of at S. S. Convention There was something doing in Sim- day school lines at Knox Church last night, when those, present heard two of the 'best, addresses that have ever been- given along those lines in this The Lethbridge Sunday school convention was in session, and there was a good turn out.' The first part of the meeting was devoted to sing- ing, led Professor L. L. Henry, of Chicago, and a full -choir. Miss Helen Palk, of Winnipeg, Nor- mal School, gave a .most excellent ad- dress on "The Child in the which -was a -brief outline of child study. As the farmer studies the soil, and the doctor anatomy, so the teacher and the parent should study, 'the child. The "physical child, mental child and the moral child must ,be Miss Palk then j. -uc.iocj' oj v JlVLLLJi gave .the characteristics of the dif- -Edward shortlv before "his death be- ferent stages in- the development of cause of '-his accomplishments in the the child from the different stand- Sunday school work, of the parade of points. Tie first period is that of and men throu-h Childhood from three to eight years, the streets of Washington In the it is the age of emulation and riv- alry. The memory is strong and habits easily and firmly formed. The sense of justice is strong. The next period from twelve to six- teen is the early adolescent period. This is the time when boys and girls are lost to the school because they are not understood. They are'then phy- sically awkward and lazy, but the admiration of the hero is strong. The religious' sense _ is awake more, than ever before, and the formation cf gangs and clubs is a strong feature. As she discussed these periods, Miss Palk gave practical hints as to the best methods of dealing with them from the-standpoint of the Sun- day school teacher. H. F. Kenny, the general secretary of the Alberta Sunday School Associa- tion, gave a graphic.and most enter- taining address on "Echoes from the in which he told of some of the outstanding spectacular features .d'f the great World's Con- vention recently held in Washington. He told of the large numbers pre- sent; of Congress adjourning so as to permit of several of its members joining in the'Adult Bible Class par- POLISH throuffhout the world the tort Sold In far ofT Aus- tralla, India, England, and all countries, and preferred before all There a It contains no acid, turpentine or other Injurious ingredients. AIJ. DEALERS, f. DALLCY CO.. Out., Sunday school extension work in for- }other outstanding matures. -were'' eign countries was graphically por- spoken- of .in language that''. .many'' trayed. The royal welcome given j times was eloquent and always -in-' the hundred Canadian delegates and ade, of the "message delivered by Pres ident Taft before the convention, of the cable being of the knighting of Francis tfelsey by King WANT TO VOTE ON NEW Petition Being Circulated Required Niiin> her of Ratepayers Already Signed 1 c .when the child, has small powers of attention, and when its imagination and perceptive powers.are dominant. It is then abiding in love" and should given an opportunity of making it positive and concrete. The second period is that of boy- hood and girlhood from nine to twelve years. Physical growth is slow, tout the mental growth is very rapM. The receptive powers are dominant and B. C. parade, while tens of thousands looked on and cheered. is the little man who'says the Sunday a sissy affair of little boys and .girls, and a few good asked the speaker. He told of the memorial services held in three churches in Washington at the same time that the body of King Edward was being iburied in London. The raising of for A peition. is 'being largely signed by ratepayers demanding a referen- dum on the Protestant Public Schools 'bylaw for permission from the board of education to borrow for a third public school -building, the pro- posed Fleetwood school in the Duff Addition, The required twenty names have been subscribed, but the peti- tion is still being kept open- to. get as many names as possible. The opinion of most of the signers is that such-a large amount as 000 should not 'be .borrowed without a referendum of the ratepayers and the signing of the petition demanding a vote does not bind the signers to jvote against the bylaw. vThe petition, at the following names. C. J. Eckstonn, J.'DJ D. L. Hardie, H. J. Bill, L. Keel, Robt K. 'McNeil, David King, R. G.': son, C. .H. Vanhorne, J.. c! Jas, Fiske, A. -Southard, A. McGuire, J. .Wailwork, .Cf W; Gray, A." uSTeidig; Robt Red Cross Drug and Book; Co., Viner, E. Geo, W. H. Harris, T.- Hv McGready, Thomas Clayton, L. Pabst, Frank Hedley, W. Hansen, A. Hoseltbn, Gus A. Morris, P. H.- Ashcroft. Jas. Ashcroft, Johnston Jackson, J. 3. Johnston. British and Colonial Photographic Co. A. Rafton Canning, C. M. Meegan. J. B. Storey. ALL FOR CL Situated 6 miles North-West of Medicine Hat on the main line of the C. P. R. THE TOWN OF OPPORTUNITY Special car leaves Lethbridge for Redcliff midnight, July 9th; return 4 a.m. See Alberta's Coming Manufacturin ntre L Room 8, Macdonald Block Sole Agents izj Lethbridge, Alberta ;