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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ___, J MONDAY? 16, BIDCWAYS TEAS ESTABLISHED IN THE iCIGN OF KING WILLIAM IV. i n Hove the largest Sak of any high-grade Tea in the World TELEPHONE 35 Prompt-DtKvery 6. C How Much Do You Wish to Pay for a Spring to is the Fit- jReform range of prices. marks the, lowest-, marks the any man should pay. Fit- Reform Suits .at mean reliable fabrics, handsome-patterns, perfect fit and absolutely correct styles. Fit-Reform Suits'at 5, a re-the finest that Fit-Reform that means .the finest-in Canada. No matter what price you pay, the Fit-Reform trademark guarantees satisfaction: 312 McKELVIE Sole Agents for tr an increase of over 1905. The ic-venue was derived from the 'ollowing bources: Sale of debentures taxes granLs, temporary loans The "total "expenditure for "these dis- ricls'amounted'to leav-' ing a cash' balance in the hands of the local.treasurers-of The assets of the fechool districts referred to. above amounted in 1906 an advance-of 275 over 1905.' The aggregate value )f school "grounds is stimated at furnitiu'e and iparatus, iibfar- i2S The total arrears of tax- 's at the''close "of 1906 was ?he total liabilities1 of school districts 't the close of 190C of .vhich was unznaturcd'deben- ures. Theu excess of assets over lia- bilities" was New School Buildings During 1906 a wonderful, activity in ichool building was witnessed. 157 ;chool districts were authorized to is- sue debantures while in 1905 the de- benture issue was The of the building and gen- eral improvement of the school a satisfactory evidence of increased-interest on'the partjof the trustees. The creditable condition of- uur schools with respect lo equipment due to the provision in-the school grants ordinance wherebyran additional'grant is made, to schools reaching the minimum grading based reports. ordin- ance requires, that' at least half of the amount so granted must be appli- e.d.5n the purchase of books ago when the educational system of the territories v was in its infancy amid conditions-vastly different from those that prevail today More time and training, is-requut'd for teachers manual training, and music are re- increasing at- tention _ Afler.'.the completion of the Normala-School.building and organ- ixatibn of a model school depaitment 'it is proposed two sessions of the Nrmal'Schbf at once. One ses- may havo as its aim the preparation of teachers for rural and the a Jong one, the "'preparation of teachers for "work-in-town1 and city schools. Tlie third the report contains a number of-appendices, containing regula- tions of the-Departament, the author- ized text books'in use in our schools> examination papers and a-mass of other information indispensable to those who would''become informed on the'status of-education in this pro- i i m i i i 11 m i i i i i 11 m 111 i i i i i i m i i i 11 i i but many fail to place it where" it is both safe and profitable ANCHOR YOUR SAVINGS T0> MOTHER EkRTH r GetsewwUetWybsi i ftoieM 1 1 1 1 1 m 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i i i i i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n M vmcc. OLD OPERATOR DEAD Toronto, Ont., Hitchcock, an old, time telegrapher in the employ the'Great Northwest- ern Telegraph died from blood poisoning, as a result of being run into by a boy's sled. REPORT ON ALBERTA SCHOOLS '.from a catalogue supplied by the de- Avlf Q d.' ipartmenUofjicducation. The-'result r of" this in the (Special to the Herald.) Edmonton, March first an- nual report Department" of Ed- ucation of Alberta has been recently issued. The report is a lengthy- one and mass of inform- ation illustrativelpf'the growth of the province and gratifying extension of the cause of education. -Under the-head of general report aud statistics Deputy Minister Kenzie has prepared excellent summary. For some time after the Alberta into.'force" the at- tention of the department was de- voted toT organization and preparation of'the departmental records. Inform- ation concerning existing school drs- tricts and the debenture indebtedness was compiled from the territorial rec- ords and official gazettes and all tetich- t-rs were invited to'submit their cer- tificates' for registration and made valid. _ Ruthtnian Schools A particularly gratifying feature of MAGISTRATE DEAD Ottawa, MarchieAr. T. Scullion, a stipendiary magistrate for: the coun- ties Ottawa" a -fa1 Pontica; died at school districts erected, but not with-' l the -extra .burden thus tin-own on tho Treasury respect "to grants "there has been no diminution of the grants per school. other hand there' has been ji substantial increase in gov- ernment support" to the parfnient of Qiir town and' city- schools. Secondary education is be- coming more important each year. Then1 is jieeil-aCthe present time for a considerable expansion as the sec- ondary school.-; of the piovince can- siot supply more than one third of the-additional teachers required each Nearly Pupils The number of pupils a tending our schools during 1906 -was an increase of over .1905. The aver- age attendance. >of all public schools pupils is high until iStandard IV is reached which indicates that the ma- jonty of our children remain 'in school long enough to receive a fair school grants- ordinance has surpas- 'the most sanguine expectations. The majority of the provincial public schools have good libraries and ad ditions are being made each year. The grants earned on this basis in .1905.' amounted to Of this imount was., required to be expended for books, but the returns rpm. the'schools showed tlmt nad been so" expended. During 1906 -He increase in the number of library books was T "TeicKtnT'and Salaries There were 924 teachers in the pro- vince in being av- ?rape Isalary- was an increase jf 14 84 "ovr-r" the- previous year.' Of the teachers employed 176 held first certificates, 4 held third class arid 37 provisional -The report states that owing to the on the part of many to-leave'the'profession-it is ne- cessary to import many teachers from the eastern] provinces "and Great Brit- lin. During 1906, ob- tained on nublic school education. Of the new tion among the socalled foreign ele-: ment and especially the Ruthenians east and of Edmonton. A spe'cial officer, Robert of Wostock, devotes his whole time to the organization of public school among these .thrifty people. He superintends the erection of schools, employment of teachers, and even the, levying, of taxes: Where desired he acts as official trustee, performing all the duti_es_qf the school board "and its officers. It is import- ant to the province through the jflep_ajrtment of oducation has met with success in .-..this' work where the attempt to do a. by the religious denominations has failed. New School Districts. During 1907 "there were '175 new DOCKS FOR ORE im IUK, TOWTMH CttW ROOFING CORNICE WORK SKYLIGHTS FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY' First-class Cafe IS TIKI urn Short Order Between Meals CARROLL DOYLE WANT ADS- J5c. one Insertion. 6 Insertion's4 WANTED j, WANTED TO RENT a small V rooms. Apply 72-0- FOR SALE'CHEAP 160 acres all mile r front-; age on good stream, good house'and- outbuildings. For particulars Lethbridge, AHa. 720-0 FARM .'TO'RENTrnment prior to 1905 and since beeh continued bythe Alb'erta-govern- nent.-1 total cost" of education, and maintenance" ofi .leaf-mutes 1 NormahSchooP 1 Part two of the report deals -with ipecial reports from the principal of j Q< l.the Xormal' in-}