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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NBWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD i THE HERALD'S PAGE OF I4VE LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 17, .1020" LRTHPUIDGE, ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN Big Shake-Up In Public School 5> v- Staff; Superintendent and Four High School Teachers Leaving IBE15ED Board of Trade Gathers Statis- tics as to Where Seed Is Now Stored. n f r. v i i> 41 necessary changes. Special Session of School Board] McK1Uop. .-We C5rae here to Has-Volcanic seo If, wo can bo ot any help to r. i straight, and not In a dictator- ot s Report on High school Ja] Brings Situation to Scott Objects f'irizphs' Deleimtion' Present! Trustee Scott here objected to the I report being that it was a committee meeting. To this Trustee Terrill replied that It was'not so, but an adjourned meeting from tho one and the representatives of To Urge Change. The 'resignation of Superintendent Black, with that of four teachers aske'J for, is. the latest derelopment iu the city A volcano of feeling that has been Btmmerinc In the minds of many citi- zens in regard to conditions in the High school burst into eruption by the '.an -influential delegation of citizens at a special meeting of tho of. the public s'chools. held on Wednesday to dfccuss the re- port ot the Inspector ol schools for the province ot tho recent inspec- tion he mado'ef the local institution. By. roniB means.the citizens had got word that the report was to come up. ami the delegation, consisting of Messrs. .1. Cr, Robertson. C. D. now: man. Simpson. R. A. Ewcrt. II. A. McKtlinp. W. M. Kelson, Dr Calbrnith W. S. Ball, and j.' R. Wellington, were or. tho scene in the interests ot tho parents and tho ratepayers to hear the report anil to voice their conditions in the High school.! and against regime. i Trustees Surprised The .appearance of the delegation camo us a bolt trom tbe blue as they tvere not c.xpecte'd hy the The situation took on a very embarrassing aspect and the trustees for the mo- ment appaared. to a quandary xis to what, action to pursue. Tise air cleared by Trustee Tcrrill stat- iug that he had been approached by certain fathers of pupils in i-ho Hijh school asking him in regard to the report and expressing' their anxiety to kr.ow what EO as to con- firm or'remove what they had board about the discipline and the teaching In tbe school.- He conslderc.d that the meeting .called for was an open meet- Ing and a public one which intimately concerned the parents of the pupils anil the ratepayers in gen- eral. .This brought the remark from Chairman .lolinson that things should Has Resigned the had a right to. bo pros ent and hear the report. Trustee Davidson .chimed In by saying that the report was at the same time" ho could not see: why it should not be read. Mr. Simpson; "It has .coma to a time that, the parents should know what has been going on Jti the High school and let the board know their feelings, and that the board.'should know what lha been told by the pupils." He criticizing Ihe board. Jir. McKlllop: '.'It is eom.mon talk about town that things arc 'seriouslj wrong in the High school. -In the'discussion that followed In regard lo the reading ot the repor Trustee- Terrill held that it was publii property. :iud with this Trustee Hogg concurred. Speaks for the Merchants J. Nelson then addressed th board "saying thai as president of the Retail Merchants' Association he had been urged by that body to call a meeting of the merchants to discuss the'. High school He bad1 no children in the school but'was a big.taxpayer and with others was nat- urally, interested in the schools. He did not. call the meeting feelyis tbat It was the best policy that-he should altend Ihe board session and find out the facts first, and know if there was any substantiation, of the rumors pre- vailing.- He pointed out that he felt the gravity oE the situation in tbat as ke-wor of a store it Impossible not to hear the'conversation of cus- tomers, and it was not in the city but those fronv the' country who criticized adversely what was go- ing on in the High school. Later, 'In reply to Trustee' Scott as to Ills beins aware of conditions In 'other high schools In the -province. Mr. Nelson much force stated that the other; President Marnoch thb after- noon received a wire from W. A. Buchanan, M.P., stating that the feeed Grain purchasing commis- sion leaned the rye in'store at the terrrinal elevators, Fort William, was fit for seed. It is possible rnay be obtainable En Kansas and Nebraska. The following Is a complete state- ment of statistics collected by the hbridge Board of Trade ry seed available in elevators, all o which- It bas .been shnuld be commandeerel: Grassy Lake liurdett 700 Wlnnifrcd 900 New Dayton 300 .Milk 500 L'outts ....i-. 500 Raymond 300 Magratb, 300 Spring 50 Cardston Suflield sub-division. Medicine Hat to, Maple The Rhyming Optimist (By Mlchaells.) Total acres Tbero will also lie considerable By Aline Michaelis We've saij a heap in prosa and rlijuies about the trend of modem times, and Gee: there Is an awlul lot change. Wt; so far from quiet n-ays and peaceful times o! other days, lie considerable sometimes this planet reallv .looks quantities.ol seed available'from (hei quite We're !iol content to crops resulting fronl the distribution I sail the sea, but cuoose the other lor of 25-hushel Iqls of seed last summer by the Alberta de-partmcnt of agricul- ture. These went mainly to districts south Lethbrldge. There are small acreages aUo; at'Parkland, Xauton, Cayley, Do Wlnton and Okotots. VISCOUNT ASTOR'f BUCHAN WINS ASCOT GOLD CUP ASCOT HEATH, England, Juuo 17. Aslor's Buchan fluisbed first in the Ascot gold cup race run here today tml ivas disqualified for a spree and as best wo can tho soaring lark. And if iwe should come down kerflop! That's not enough to malic us slop; if they can patch us up, we re-embark. Or, In the.waters deep we sail and emulate tna husky whale, although It's quite a little damp down thero, for we caunot be satis fled to take a pleasaul, sunny ride where could liaie our fill ot Itgh' and air. We keep on .for new In elevators .at Fort William fouling and Ihe race was awarded to Sir NoilBon's Tangiers wliich fin- Port Arthur, bushels. In elevators In Alberta, at least sev- eral ..carloads. on, if (he excellent crops now In have buffered' hardly any' damage front the wind, except in u when sowed too late last year, further supplies of locally grown seed-will be available from the follow- ing Acreages: 500 acres Purple. Springs.....1.000 ishcd second. jlcury Balsan's Juvlg- ueur was place and Lord Derby's Keysoe placed third. DR. NORMAN F. BLACK, Superintendent of public schools, whose resignation was sub- mitted to the board. part, I was highly satisfied with the progress of work in the different classrooms or with the character of the work that .being done. With the exception ot Science rtml KngliPh, the progress of the work in the differ- ent grades Is at least be- hind of the majority, of tne schools I have examined." la addi- tion to other matters, the report re- commended the teaching of music In the High school, pointing out what it meant iu getting the patriotic spirit instilled in the pupils in the. singing of patrotie songs. Asks for Supt's Dismissal Following the reading of the report Dr. Galhrnith strongly condemned the Page ten.) ho above-board, in tho inference thnt Ihe board whola should have of Alberta were -not known that Urn delegation was com- cern, but that ot tho local IIlgh. ing. He looked on tbelr as nn attempt to force Uie hand of Ihe trustees without leaving it to them to act on the rcpovl. "If the citizens are not- satisfied -with the board I shall he added, and to this came the rejoinder from R. R. Davidson, "So shall I." Trustee Scott strongly objected to the pi-eaence of the dele- gation In that lid himself had hot been acquainted with the fact that the meeting was called to discuss tbo in- spector's and he strongly re- sented ths public knowing what he himself, as trustee was not aware of. Wished To Be1 Helpful To spread oil on troubled waters In a situation which was growing tense, H. A.' McKlllop said that he nnd the others. .were there because they were not satisiied with tbe High tho local school'was strongly1 so, and he, in! The Table Oil vou Have 1 Looking For. Dcei school and that they against the had nothing Replying' to Mr.' McKillop, Trustee Davidson stat- ed that it was not a matter of the citizens liehig dissatisfied with the High school but of tbe board beins also dissatisfied and of delaying ac- tion towards tHo end of the term as that was the logical time to make common tvith other ratepayers, want-! ed to see it conducted as it should be, irrespective of. what was going on elsewhere. Report Read j: The report was here In ad-i dltion to personal on the' teaching, etc., of individual, teachers.! it made the serious statement, "Youj are unfortunate ia not having a teach- er on tbo staff with, outstanding quali- ties of Dealing with con- ditions generally th'e report pointed out that tho High school building docs; not provide the ami that the students deserve. The unsuitabllity of tho building .is to some oxler.t the cause ot the comparatively low dard of work done and for the absence t of tho besl type'of school spirit. 111 was recommended that the 'boardi should this year make definite plans for permanent and modem high school accommodation. The return, if pos-l slblc, to manual trnining, 'and the; teaching of .household' science was strongly advocated.. "I cannot tald tho report It Never Goes WE HAVE A FEW CARLOADS CHOICE EASTERN TIMOTHY HAY Few Carloads First Clasi Upland HAY on track. Can give litfrned- ialo shipment. Call, write or telephone us for prices delivered to your station. Ton lots or delivered from our warehouse. SAUNDERS HAY .AND GRAIN COMPANY 1221 2nd Avo. 3. Phone BUTTON PERKINS Shoemakers are now for business in' new premises and as we are Increasing our will bo able to execute all orders promptly. II your shoes arc worth fixing, have them done by the only prac- tical shoe makers in the business In the city.VH cottB no more. YiTo call for and deliver orders to all parb of tho city. 4J8A FIFTH STREET stuff. It's bard to find it new enough, V and every day brings on Its stunts: we've shot the mot or cars, we'vo done our best'to laitc to Mars, we're ready to try anything for once. Bui, of all trends of moderD Ltuaes as seen in this and other clioi' es; there's one that uiaXes the stem pretty palo; ladles take to politics and ineu to learnine cooking tricks. know It is a sign that can- not fall. When womeu pick the can dldates who look the most like fash ion plates, we know that they can- ned frivolity, ajid men take to making stews, and speak in whispers of homo brows, theu cooking's pick- ing up. we plainly see. Yes, wliec we tho fashfou notes on frocks In -tfnich milady votes, we are as up-, to-dato as we can be; and. ou theme of modern trend, vro think Utal wa have reached, tho end when man has his, favored recipe. The Canadian Ues Moincs Sleel Co. received the contract to bujjd three new filters for tuo Cbatbant water worke. 3 Doors South 693 Colonial Theatre CCZEMA Yon aro not ox i> crime nt- Ing v.-ii'on you nse Dr. _ Itu'Je'ji Otnt- meiit for Eczema nnrt Skin Irrira- lions. It reilcvc.s at once ami gratfu- ally hcais ihs Sample liox Cbaso's Olnimcnt free i( you lli'.s paper and sendee.-stamp COi a Inn; alldcslcrs or Edrrjanson, Hifts Co., T.Cmitcd. Toronto. In ry this for a veek and tone up your stomach. Each morning for break- Y fast, eat a dish, of t with good milk or cream Note results in improved dig'estion and general good V The experiment costs little. You can g'et delicious in. flavor and ready-to-eat at grocers everywhere. Tlria.1 tells. "Theres a Reason" Made by Canadian Poshim Cereal Co.Ltd.Virvdsor, Orrt.. P.O. BOX 940 PHONE 1519 SPECIALISTS Fin ancia! ANALYSTS ENGINEERS Riichie Pater son and Company 5-0 Acadia Building 012 Tiiird Avenue IN THE AUDITORIUM AT P.M.. Invitations from Social lee: Comrades Linning, Mo llvena, Hcndrie nnd Smith or by Phoning 372. Bercsford's Orchestra in Attendance If you eat You i'-- meals are as .good and as moderately priced as you can .find and you will enjoy ''everything you order. The Yale 212 THE HEW CAFE FIFTH STREET SOUTH Carnation "Milk, baby size 10c Robertson's.PotlEh Uroats 50c Clark's Pork and Beans', tall cans. 1.4c Tollet Soap, la-ftp cakes, E, 25e Sweet Mustard Pickles, largo bottles..................55; Season's Pure Maple Syrup. .bottles 60s and Tins......... and RADISHES, GREEN ONIONS, GREEN PEAS, CANTALOUPE, HOT HOUSE TOMATOES, NEW APRICOTS, PEACHES, HEAD LETTUCE AND PLUMS, AT LOWEST MARKET PRICES. Blue Ribbon Peacnca, S Ib. pkgs.. each 76c .Sardines, Ki'ng Oscar, Ij tins 55o Chicken Soup, Van Camp's, per tin 2flc Chill Sauce, per bottle-.... Pull Cream Cheese, per Ib. 60c Grapa Julco, fountain flit, Snowflakfl' Ammonia Powder, Pis. Puro Maple Sugar, per cake 1Be and.........___36e anrf 65c Tarragon Vinegar, per Dot.' 30c Blue Point Oysters; equal to 65c Toro Tablets, 2 for 15c Ground Rice, per pkg. 25c Lowney'6 Chocolate, )b. cake, each....................23c Lowney's Cocoa, small size, 2 Tor.............'......'.. 25c GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED PURE ANp FRESH MILK FROM OUR OWN DAIRY HERD Will F.ctHo your milk troubles. 6V2 Quarts, Prices' nislit, S'crvlco Perfect. JuAf. like levins your own cow if you Phone 1142 A, J. San North Lethhrldae Dnlry Are Particular r About ihe surroundings, service and menu, be- cause we enjoy the pat- ronage of particular people. 606 Third Avenue South Hear the Willis First Will Look No Kurlh "CANADA'S BEST" Sales of Willis Pianos nn> In- creasing al a rapid rale. ThcsO Instruments occupy an nnviablo, position in tho musical world U> inveallgate llicm. SolV on Psymenls To Suit. Willis fianos '.LJMITED HULL BLOCK LETHBRIDOE We Are Now Prepared To supply intending cream shippers with rail- way shippin'g 5-galloncan 8-galIoncan We paint your name and address en can free. (All back orders are.being shipped at Crystal Dairy Limited Phone 1576 OUR LARGE NEW SANITARY PLANT is now Operation Wo arc prepared to supply customers with Chief Mountain Cream- ery llraml Huller anil Ice Cream. 'Wo are- al.'o exclusive agents for Carcislon C'rcntnery Brand Butter. We inviie public Inspection at nny time. Wo are also Iu the market for sweot of churning cream and .milk "t llic highest market prices. PHONE OR WRITE CHIEF MOUNTAIN CREAMERY CO., LtD. f PHONE 1929 Supma's Grocery News Phprie 1766 For Friday and pound sack of Sugar and one pound of Qur Own Special Blend Tea, guar- anteed, both for cash only Don't forget sugar has advanced, the uhovo price Is lesa Uiau wbolesalo price today. Shirriff's Jelly'Powders, we have all flavors, 2 pkgs. 'tot... 25c Christies' Graham Wafers, in 2 pound tins, lin 70c Kellogg's Corn Flakes, 2 pkgs. for 25c Grape Nuts, 2 pkgs. for .................35c Shredded ISc Junket Tablets, per 15c Dairy Butter, while it lasts, per Ib...........50c SPECIAL FOR SATURDAY ONLY 15 per cent, discount ou all ladies waists, mid- dies included. FREE DELIVERY SUPINA AND SON 230 13th STREET NORTH r ;