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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta rii0Av; jMiv itrim. VUaoa who gave the school artfke for' years ol city, Mmf now Hja, !V. C, Siauttons, growth ol the school tlaa constant .iacrease of staff. MUM Mclatyre, now Mrs. A. H. Stafford of tkip city, were 'appointed in former being in charge of North Ward school until Mr. Latimer when she toot thu entrance and Miss.lXivis took iho ine track. Tiiss Morris suc- ceeded Mclntyre in and of 1899 ami later Davjg in the' North Ward. McVk-ar joined the staflMxs an extra teacher in 1899. Miss Gries- bach Miss tluggiiis' class at tlie beginning-of 1-S99 aiul 1ator ed Miss Davis: in the North "later was transferred to the CYntral School. Miss Moms and McClure quit in their classes were Miss E. K. McOlure and Hltiir k-y. Miss McClure has served sc-Kooi ever since with. the. exception of a year and a half when -ill-health prevented her teaching. ilrss Mc- l.'lure as a priiaury teacher has the reputation of being one of the School THE MCW OKNTflAL SCHOOL FMO FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL IN LFTHBRIDGE, LABOR TEMPLE NOW KNOWN AS THE 1 to tin; W. A. HAMILTON Superintendent of City Schools three primary teachers in the Sir. Riptey remained on the staff for two years and is now n civil 'engineer in the employ of the Canadian Pacific Railway, at present; being one of the engineering staff in charge of the building of the great'[ bridge that the C. T. R. is.-building over the Belly this point. Among other teachers who were on the staff-about this time were Miss A. L. McClure who taught less fhan two years, Miss Gray who taught three Miss He-nson, a graduate of the local schools; and still as Mrs- Blair Ripley a resident of this city. Miss Tyner whose term lasted three years. Miss Fleotwood, daughter of the present taught .in, the North Ward school 'for two years, af- terwards becoming Mrs. George Mc- Lean, of this city and Miss Nellie Brown who stayed a litfle over a year. Miss Scott and Miss Middlcmiss serv- ed short terms in and 1005. High School Staff The High School requiring a larger staff, Jas. Morgan. B. A., was appoint ed to the staff in and is still a valued member .of the staff both as teacher and assistant principal. In HiOG -still inon- was requir- ed in this- department and Miss E. term and Miss Hollinghead remain- ed a year, being by Miss 'Furse who resigned this summer after three years of .faithful sen-ice. Most of the ladies who were appoint ed iii 1905 and afterwards are still on duty, The exceptions being Miss Maud Addy who taught a term prev- ious to her marritige to J. F. Hamil- ton of this city and Miss Joslyn whose health compelled her to resign this summer after a broken term of work- Alter the. rearrangement xmade ne- cessary by resignation of Prin. Mc- C.iig JS05, iGco. Sparks was put' in charge of Standard IV He wa succeeded in June, 1906 by 0: D. Aus- tin who resigned in March, 1907, and Ls now a nienib'r of the School Board His p'laC2 was taken by JJ. H. David- son at present principal ster School. At the bsginning oi the present year C. E. Brandow took charge of the entrance class, and Miss Sh'arinan succeeded Mr. Davidson in the next form lower. _ In 1806, H. G. Long was appointed principal of the Westminster School and upon his resigning to'take'charge of the' Lacombe district for the Bell Telephone W. C; "Rogers wa-Thp i-pointed. He was succeeded by Mr. I Davidson at the beginning of the pre- sent year. garten hecaele the most in tcrcsting ami popular feature of the splendid built -chool- gallon gchool the classes met in the Church but since December "have iheir own school which is a modoL.of The drill aad cal islhen ic exercises have been conducted by E. Oxland, and keen competition for the silver cups presented by Henderson has "under Mr. Oxland's insiructor- ohip .led_to splendid resalU. Taking all dopartmants into, con- sideration Lhe school is most efficient 'y manned, for, as Inspector Brown in a recent report said3 "There is not a weak teacher on the staff." This a" good deal to say of a staff of eighteen The reputation of the school is such that the best tea- chers of the different provinces are applying for positions and the board is putting forth efforts to make con- ditions such-that teachers want to re roain. School Secretaries of the Board A great di-al of the of the .vork of a "school board depends upon the secn-tary-treasurer and "in that respect the local boards have been very, fortunate. .B. .L: "Laiiiiier held the position from 188C to 1391 and to tkeir jioverto provide the the but tlie power to denied them. lu the bottrcl WfuUtioa proliibiting boys uii- aad girls under sixteen try exaioiiutiwj for uou-profes- sioua) The oTChiiirmatt Fleetwortd n the -Vrovincial in building up charac- der or to the holders but'ter-the teachers must have the co-op- that it would ever stand as a1 teniplc enition of every parent. "If the An- of ixjace." Mr. Ilogbin's acc-eptunce glo Saxon race" said Mr. was fittingly spoken. j in conclusion, ''is to remain the lead- W. C. Simmons, M.l'.P., and foi ur ing power in the world it must ed- ly principal of the being cull- ucate its people and maintain their ed upon acknowledged the honor done cliaracter." him in being asked to participate ia The final blessing was invoked by such a memorable event, knd exfc the Grand Master and the ceremony ed'his congratulations to the School closed with the singing of "The ila- Board. said Mr. Leaf." W j Western Stationery Co, toward this end be heartily ap- proved by the ratepayers. Smith" Bros. are build ing-the Senior Grand Warden McLood called upon Bros. Mc- and'Keely to test the stone to see it it was architectually true. This they did with the plumb rule, level nnd square respectively. M." W. CI. W. Hogbin then applied-'the mat- let and declared the stone well made and truly laid. lie then strewed corn the sign_of plenty, poured wine, sig-: cheerfulness, and oil of comfort and consolation upon the stone after which he uttered a prayer that the blessings thus' signified might attend every' effort- made in tlie building and in the." work to be done in the school comple- tion. Led by Crraml Director of Cer- emonies Hugh Scott, the 'assembled brethren gave honor to the building nine t Mr. Hogbin then presented F. B. Rolfson. the architect of the school, unth the plans and the implements applied to-the''stone, with good wish- es'forhis success. The address of the day was a splen speech t Most Worshipful Crand Master. Ho pleft- sure that ho as a representative of of the Grand Lodge of Alberta was privileged to. perform the ceremony I I LIMITED Just ARRIVED V c. F. D.C.U. One of the Early llewhers ef the School THE ARCHITECT The architect in Charge of the build ir-.g of the school iiTFTB. Roirson ot this city. Mr. Rolfson been prac ti.sing his profession for over two years in Lr.thbrirtgc. He got >ns training in the. tTniver.sity of Utah by a sf'CC'nl course with a Penn- sylvania college. THE KlMDCRGAKTEfl ON SEARCH FOR POLE New York, July Confident that hn quest for the north pole would b? successful. Commander Peary left for; Svdney, B. C.. where he will join his st-amer, the Roosevelt, that left here Mnndny on the long journe.y to the northern ioe fields. Commander Pear- ry will spend a day at his home in Portland Maine, and will journey on to Sydney where he expects to arrive either next Monday or Tuesday. Picture Post Cards New and up-to-date Dresden Art, Leather, etc. Fancy Notepaper Tally jCards Fancy Paper Nap- kins Celluloid Eye Shades Seccotine Sticks anything School Exercise Books Lock Pencil Boyes Pencil Sharpeners Binding Cases Wire Card Racks I V I All Kinds of Printing, Stamps, Engraving, etc. Our PRINTING PLANT is situated on the premises NO ORDER TOO LARGE NO ORDER TOO SMALL {Western Stationery L-IMITEO REV. Grand Master of Cantral Lethbridge Alta. ;