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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta RESOLilllONSllAGIII- CONTINUED FHOM FHONT 1'AGE I CAT Ft BIG REDUCTIOriS CAIf I I and Bags, n i 11 n_i.------------------TWmis Rarnilfihs Speaking ot the progress of the de- velopment of the west Mr. Dunham used a very apt simile to show how people 'of Ibis country had plung- ed and met reverses and were now tamed and under the test. "We arc hitched to this new country like un- broken coils to a wagon. We were very wild we went too fast farmed lour sections whore we should have farmed one we bought ten lots where two was sufficient; we built lour stories when we only needed two. But the Great Master put the brake on ami held up in just as the. horse- breaker curbs the young colts, the brake was put on and the full load thrown against our shoulders and to day ivc are in the hour of trial. VVr havc learned the lesson the colt learns we have learned that to pro- gress we must pull together. U chare learned and 'must further realize the importance of all pulling together, for our city, for our district, for our province for our Dominion, aye, and tor our Empire in this great hour of speaker declared that the great- est asset that had was the great agricultural interests which surround the town. If the agricultural inhabi- tants were prosperous so the inhabi- tants of the city would he prosper- ous. Mr. Dunham then mentioned briefly the different matters which the Lethbridgc board of trade had in the past two years, worked on in the interests of tiic farmers of Southern -Uhcrta He expressed bis belief that the iarmers would reciprocate by sup- porting the city in its campaign for a normal school. Mr. Dunham's resolution was as follows Whereas this meeting is satisf.ed that zreat benefits have resulted from agricultural schools at the places where these have been established in this province, Resolved, that this meeting respect- fully requests the Alberta government to establish an agricultural school at some suitable place in this part of southern Alberta. The Normal School 11. A. McKillop, chairman of the Lt'lhhriilgc public school hoard, made the resolution asking the provincial government to establish a normal school in this city. His resolution was as follows Whereas there are at present 523 teachers employed in the district cov- Iered by two and one-half inspector- ates contiguous to the city of Leth- bridge, indicating that a continuous accession of' teachers will be required to maintain and increase the teaching staffs of the schools in that district, and, Whereas pupils desirous of entering the teaching profession have now to take their training at places outsidi the district. Resolved, that this meeting sprclfmly requests the Alberta gov- ernment to establish a normal schoo at Speaking on the resolution Mr. Mc- Killop went to the needs of the nor- mal school in the south, quoting fig- ures which showed Lethbddge's real ilaims. In the inspectorates of Mae- leod'and the western half of the Me- dicine Hat inspectorate, there arc, now 522 teachers and it is estimatei that inside of three years there wit be required 700 more teachers. -A' present, said Mr. McKillop, the pup iis who intend to become teachers must go out of their district and spend, a lot of money out oi theii own communities in order to receive the normal education. The present commodation of the schools oi Cal- gary and Camrose, where 280 teach- ers'were trained was even now suffi- cient and when the present 4-months term is lengthened to 8 months as will be done shortly, there will be a greater crowding than ever. It is certain, he said, that the accommo- dation will have to be increased it was up to the government to help out the south .by solving this prob- lem. Speaking ot the policy oi the gov- ernment, Mr. McKillop said that it hsd been formerly the policy to cen- tralize normal and agricultural edu- cation around a university. This had, however, been found to be a mistake in Ontario and in the eastern United States. The idea being adopted now is to decentralize. This will, he said, he the policy 'of the Alberta govern- ment, which is never behind the times. Therefore the next normal 'school should logically he in the sou- thern portion of the province, and Lethbridgc is the logical location for it. F. S. Lcirmgwell, M.P.P. .tor War- ner, seconded the motion. Mr. Lef- fingwell complimented the farmers of ,the Lethbridge district as being the best and most enterprising farmers to be found anywhere. He made a proud reference to the development, of education in Warner where a 12 by WHEN USING WILSON'S N FLY PADS RCAO DIRECTIONS CABfrUI.IV AND [QLinW THEM BASEBALLS Sale Pries 25c 35c 50e 75c 95c Sale Price 10c 25e 55c 75c Baseball Gloves and Sale Price 6Qe 75c SI. 50 S2.25 53.00 ith guarantees full measure of materials and workmanship. Footballs, Best English Make WALL TENTS COMPLETE WITH POLES AND PEGS Salt..... 7x7 10 07... IT s u I at 810.50. 8x10 12 m., ro.uHiliir 810.00. S.ilo iL'xU 10 iTjmhu- Sale. 512.00 522.00 PYRAMID TENTS COMPLETE WITH POLES AND PEGS 10x10 6ft. wall. 10 oz., reg. 836.00. Sale 14x14, 51'r. wall. 12 reg. 847.00. Sale 536.00 16x16, 6i't. wiill, 10 ox., reg. 850.00. Sale 538.00 OCTAGON SHAPE COMPLETE 12x12, 6f'.. wall, 10 m., reg. 843.00. Sale 532.00 WE MAKE AND CARRY IN STOCK TARPAULINS, WAGON COVERS, AWNINGS, STOCKMEN'S BED SHEETS, DUNNAGE BAGS AND CAMP COTS. Tennis Racquets The Famous B. A. Racquet, made in Canada, fully guaranteed Regular Sale Price 84.00.........53.00 87.00.........S5.50 89.oo.........57.00 810.00.........57.50 8.11.00.........58.50 We Are Offering a 1 C Special Discount of Sale Price 53.75 S3.00 52.75 S2.50 WATCH THE SPECIAL IN OUR WINDOWS. THE ALBERTA SADDLERY CO., LTD. 3O6 5th Street South Phone 764 On All Trunks, Suit Cases, Bags, Fancy Leather Goods This is a genuine reduction on one ot the best assorted and up to date Blocks ot Leather Goods in Southern Alberta. Fishing Tackle We carry a 'good assort- ment of Rods, King Fisher Lines, Gut Leaders, Flies, Hooks and Spoons Everything for the Fisherman MAIL ORDERS A'SPECIALTY. lean mike is ti- put in 12 months of j all nonsense, and that is why farm- .V if ran af- inic conditions in this country have 14 foot school with 13 pupils had m i t.dn mani.- i-i K; the cou-se o! a few vears grown to his time, or 3-1 months it he can a- a consoidated school with 5 teachers ford it, first as a farm laborer lear- and 150 pupils Mr. Lcffingwell also inK his money at home, and working ana IDU PUJ. bto on the farms, watching and obsen- LJJllincilu LU _ f f___ (n takf lln fl nau a r-j bridge which lie declared to be the most beautiful and well-kept city in the west, and that it would be a most! suitable site (or a normal Dr C F. P; Conytieare spoke to the an elojuent speed ing, before he attempts to take up farm for was one ot the central thoughts of Dr. Rutharicrd's most inspiring address. Dr. Rutherford, who is ever popu- lar with a western audience, dwelt in )iis opening remarks upon the ionuuni tlla "JI-IIIIIH Dr. Conybe-are, soundness of the principle ot m-oper- than vantages over the u nan wo a- exame a only other logical! voring to follow out this great prm- UIIIJ niji.w o L...., rtllnrlnnirinir f.lio ive hecn overlooking ing conditions in this country been so had." Dr. Rutherford traced the history of agricultural education, stating that the whole of this had been accom- plished in the iast century and a half. Dr Kutherford concluded by again pincher Creek. nav'ng a oomplimcnt to Lethbridge School Distrjpt No city in being the pioneers in the work you every success of bringing about the hearty co-oper- ,D '...___ ii__ in i.nP "I'inchcr Creek 131. We wish HT'r'ec Jl'eiTihe" early s'tar't "of" agrl" atio'n between the residents cultural schools in Canada, and told; town ami the residents oi the sut of their difficulty in being able to I rounding country. much, as' the teachers them-] Tenmrs Thanks selves knew very little ot agricuitiir-j Buchanan, M.P., tendered tne, somu al science. It was not until the SO's! thanks ol the gathering to the speak-1 tjms Altorado Local of the U. F. A. are entirely in favor of the resolutions." Secton Creek, U.F.A. Local, Colltts our last meeting we passed re- solutions supporting your resolu- lliat agricultural education really bc-.Ers the delegates present gan to take From this bold. to the ami tu n11- i "JT I? A Local 177 are i fitting terms. Oi Dr. Rutherford, I svmpathv with both KSO- discussion of; said that he was an enthusiastic jindJ Village of Grassy coun- cillors of this village are heartily in favor of your proposals." Picture Unite, U. F. A. Locail 172 J. C. M. S. halls When sv as r sets his (irart upon the farm life, and i to the delegates from the surround- himself "heartiiy in favor pi the r Short Course. i very well he Arch. Mitchell of the Coaldale Nur- i Jhe MHoa dSinTwitf fclSShS; JjrijS an, tllc of short course, schools m the south, "hen it .was remiem nect jaw down on him, call this meeting; appreciates; more than 100 ears ago people were that s to the province of the. us the sam- the.Is- the.farmer is the man who is keeping cily, ann.tnaio.iii u.m i IM Of them. This is em- migli leod'couldilnot offer. "God helps those who help declared tne speaker, "and I don't see why gov- cannot do the same thing. where, our bread and from." the and butter comes agricultural education in Alberta earnest agriculturist and he only au Sasy step. Dr. Rutherford placed; njshed that the doctor could go into ttH'stamp of his approval in no farming community and preacli certain terms upon the system oi ag-, proper methods oi farming He ricultural schools in Alberta as op-1 Silill the gathering had been delight- posed to the centralization ol agri-'Etl to near Mr. Harncs who was not, J" cultural education around the, univcr-; in this country to make speeches, but resolutions. rnmeuijs imiuiuu uu ui.i, Louis chairman of the sep- school idea, arate school also Speaking in support of the normal Dr. Rutherford dwelt ,cu briclly upon the general theme oi cdu- io-j cation, pointing out that without a 1 proper system of basic education to gather men for the worl serious mistakes jnrr the munitions going. H Education today jng his bit for- the empire. men for keep- T jairffiver School District No. men lor me __ do-13042, authorized the secretary to "One of the most serious mistakes ms the munitions going, ne was. of our agricultural education today; bit for- the empire. send A lasotable repi, is the centraiiiatlon around theuni-j Mr. Buchanan assured Mr. Barnes, Delegates Present versifies This would not he a mis- we in the Dominion of Canada following delegates were prct- ......1. other parts OI the behind the, motherland in the j J. Hay, P. W. Dow- ii.o...........- light in this cause of right, to ner, W. Hyssop, Chas. Hyssop. J.B. look down upon the agricultural in-1 dollar and the last man, until Turney, A. dnstry to tak take if the people would only realize, the importance oi the agricultural in-' nustry. But as long- es u uic urney, democracy had Buchanan, M.P., C. F P. dnstrv so long will it be a mistake] tnc of democracy a cenA Buchanan, the farm boy to the iini'vcr- 1 trodrien down. j beare, K.C., Senator DC, Veber, J. a young farmer j jir Buchanan also tendered thanks [jartlett, Hoard ot iraae, u. A. Hi- ke K. P. Wallace, ,1. D. Hig- sets his Heart upon tne laini me, ami i the ueiegaies uum tne n. i. ---o he could set it upon no nobler a car-i jn? districts who had conic to the inbotham, H. Fleetwooq, Public he last he could set it upon no niiniei a t.u- districts wno nau 'n vast eer ami ho goes tu the university for' to put their cndorsation to.these iucotion I his training, he is sensitive. The resolutions. He said it was the de- little l young medical student and the young sire ol the Leihhridge board ol Iraae with the communities the snort course bcnuuiti Sonstration train, sent out in JSL K -S il of the. community who could read and [I i write was as small as the number in if the community now who could' do j these things, one could realize just iind not for benefit but that the whole i'ght he built up along the of the country 'harassing for (he farm hoy and m-, lines'. "Your problems are our prob- terfcrcs with his ambitions, .until he he said, "and we in Letli- ;e are adopting.the policy of as- thesc short.course schools to be- hil.n in this district1 during the winter o .ntr. 1 these tilings, one cuuiu Mitchell in speaking to the accomplished in pointed out that it was the past century older men on the tarm who needed the instruction on the modern meth-! ods of agricultural rather than the i The human brain was physical, he I said. .lust as physical muscles need dnelopmcnt with'exercise, so did the to have charge of the education of I he children. Education of Farmer Dr. Rutherford gave his hearty and west and were very green, and that consequently they needed: badly all -the instruction they could obtain. He hit a very important point when he, ulou Joes hack again the next, fall and j may meet with the success that your takes another live months' course and; undertaking deserves then he gets his diploma. He is then! Ooalgate School District-" A nag- well cnuippcd lo take charge, of the; ricultural school is much needed in work on the farm It he wants .toilliis part A normal go through a degree in agricul-; school for properly trained teachers tlire lie can go, (o the university, is one of the. crying needs of this Where Alherta.shines is that it oners' I he liov the two opportunities. The' board of trusti-es ot work we wanl to do is to give as I.elie achool District Xo. lU'li, hcMl- maiir bovs as possible (he first prin- Mr endorse the movement and will ciplc's ul'agriculture and let them go support." COMPLETE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Try Blue Ribbon Tea. We know you will be dciighed with it. In fact your grocer sells it on a strict guarantee of best quality. BLUEMBBON TEA Sold Everywhere Sond this Advertisement with 25 cents'to Blue Bibben, Llmltrt, Winnipeg, for the Blue Ribbon Cook Book. Write name plainly. ;