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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAOEfelGHt WELFARE INSTITUTE SPEAKS OHIIAl SUBJECTS Gnat interest is being taken In the fsjMlons which are being conducted m the Wesley hall nnd Wes ley church In connection with Child The session opened lay With B great crowd in attendance Md It is very praiseworthy that the Citizens of Lethbrlrtge aro ruallzlng their responsibilities in this A most unique part of the program Was the Little Mothers demonstra tion class in which four girls demon strated the bnUitng ot a baby with a that many an older person might have The hall was crowded to this nnd was one of the most vital ly Interesting parts of the i the girls doing the work absolutely un1 Perfect i Probably the most Interesting of wero the tiny of humanity that were yesterday and this afterj noon being It was Cd by several that they were the most j beautiful lot of babies ever collected In one place and Lethbridge may well i be proud of It la a noticeable fact that there were a great number of absolutely perfect The charting was conducted upon the fol lowing plan weight at how long kreastfed age when wean why what previous illnesses with whooping respiratory diges tive other dimensions of chest general liver Afternoon The afternoon session in tfie opened at three oclock with Cragg in the chairand the sing ag of the national Mayor Hardie opened the session by a few remarks regarding the childs right to the utmost attention that can be given and the need for education In this This was followed by a very splendid solo by utter which Galbralth gave his address on Prenatal Care of the PreNatsl Galbralth outlined the idea that child welfare must begin with the dividing the influences that bear upon the mother into two great the eugenic and the habits of He then gave very practical advice to mothers re garding exer work and the social side of her emphasizing avoidance of ex tremes all Following this the Bishop of Red secretary Childs Welfare and Social Service department of spoke a few words regarding how the future of the the city and state were wrapped up in these children and how culpable It is to sacrifice the child on i the altar of He stated that the death rate In Alberta is 67 per 1000 comparing it with that of New Zealand where under proper direction it was reduced to 4 per hoping that the time wotild soon come when Instead of our animal asset we would boast of our boys and Hugh Dobson then spoke upon Conservation of our Human Resourc That child welfare is the su preme issue of a Dobson soon convinced his audience In a most clever address that was full of One lesson that has been learned In this Dobson is the supremacy of the human He noted how the laading statesmen of Great France and the Un itert States have reelUM fjnMjrt ance and nmld all ies had taken time to I Its importance tie better realized when one tM Met that If this conservation could hare been carried on In Great BfltaurfrftWi the 1872 to 1809 inert Wottld Be more males to tSt Into the What wonid Great Britain not give for Just that many today ftemedy hi ChlldhtKHlt Another striking point that dur ing the first year of the war Great Britain turned down as unphyslcally fit t men whose might have been remedied tn Chili These aro facts well worth thinking Appalling Some Interesting and appalling facts Taking London and New York as the being the two largest he stated that the infant mortality of the former was 87 per 1000 whllo the rate of the latter was 91 per In Ottawa last year there was a death rate of 188 per 1000 births of under one Coming to the west he mentioned one prairie in this nWhsUWue futny way ln it there In th and Is more than mutt make for but we Mfo for tbe ctvded thl8 talented Are the Dobaon wonders where the mm of the city Hnvo they not solema duty to perform on Behalf of child welfare It is hoped Jnet more will soo their direction and take their percent Me In the audience i Mft la a lecturer of rare Ity and It 1i teldom Iethbrldte hae chance to hear such ft talented He has a iriwp of his sublet that Is granted to as well as the pow er to make audience feel his ear nentness on this vital RUBBER Paw Kaw youre talking1 the finest sport i Smooth M floating when youre boating the puwywillowa A PAIR PUT ON Ctft Pew w Taylor Hardware Most Economical We ever A boat like the Dathouitt City provides one of the hard ett a white lead be subjected because it U continually in moiaturcUden The letter reproduced below U evidence of the superior covering capacity of BRANDRAM3 GENUINE WHITE LEAD In onner yean the and Toronto used a ton of ordinary lead to cover the Steamer Thii year they uied Brandrama with the result that only waa The other qualities of thlt white letd are egutlly In brilliance and in it it It mil the and makn a tough elutic Mm that will not crack or cither in warm wulber or in Thouih huhir la pi ice it is Do MM Jiut Mk BraftJramt Inition Rfutily insiilmi on ere tt Sklnti cltv whose death rate was the second worst in Canada In being higher than Ottawa or York and three times as high as thus point ing out the danger of the west being too The facts about the prairie provinc es are not as authentic as they might ns many people have neglected re gistering their children nnd the speaker very earnestly pointed out how important it was that the regis tration of births be properly attended to ns often the protection of the law depends Mpon these registered Every parent owes It to his child to haveevery birth and death In Saskatchewan there are more deaths underoneyear than from 1 to half the death occur under 5 years and 65 per cent the deaths occur under 19 years when their econ omic and potential value is all be fore No Real Dobson pointed out that we are not in a position to be a democracy when we waste children annu and the ability of a nation shows up in making itself strong to stand He then gave some1 very Interest ing comparisons with regard to the expenditure of governments on the care of animals and their expendi tures with regard to the care of the the balance not being on the childs The speaker further em phasizedthefact that the life of the child depends upon the edu cation of the parents for proper regulation and clean and the prevention of infectious especially measles and The meeting closed with the sing ing of the national Evening The evening lectures were held in Wesler church so as to accommodate the large crowd that The meeting opened with Hodglns In the and a hymn was then sung followed by the Lords Lynn gave his address Care of the Child During the First Yeaf jn which he gave many interesting In connection with the care ot the Its teeth and He then went on to describe the pro per the use of artificial speofal directions for for ailing and the difficulties In the care of the child during the first He also Explained very clearly the differ ent diseases such as crick and their At the close of his Interesting address a solo was sung by Miss Minnie Hazel after which Hodglns spoke a few emphasizing the fact that the child should be developed morally and adding that we too often neglect the superstruc Industrialism and The subject of Dobsons ad dress was The Effect of Industrial ism and War Upon the The speaker of the evening pointed out very forcibly that the family IS the fundamental that business and even the nation are developed upon the The thing we are struggling for today la the full development of the child which only comes under free Dobson went on to give a com parison of the old days of home life and the present days ot noting transition of the centre of industry from the home to the com Where the mothers and daughters In the old days manufac tured the In the now they do It in fac ajid as they have become wage earners their progress in the world has become marked until they are na longer dependent upon marriage as A ineana of Two This passing from the homo to the community has created a condition of steady disintegration of family Dobson went on to It has created the Impulsefor transition from Illiteracy to compulsory educa It has also resulted in two that education becomes national and that scientific methods have been developed In the speaker remarked at point that we are merely playing with education by having a Normal course of three when ft should be two or three Two It has also resulted In two first that of vocational The child hai been taken from the voca tional training received in the home and put Into schools where oifly now they are putting on some training of this sort In and lastly but of the highest In some very few schools the care of the It has also resulted In the loan of religious all the children getting along this line being hour a week In Sunday Our aim should not be merelyto pro mote cleverneag but knowledge that must be used for the good of human Educationalists are now saying that tiifre should be religious instruc He also mode mentlon of the moving pictures which might be of inestimable value but are now a men ace on account of the distorted views they Noting then that educa play with the children have mov uil into community it la the duty subject tonight will be Social Re construction During the War and nights session was closed with a fine solo by Miss Ivy ead the national The No exhibit could be better handled or than the one at present SOME FINE ESSES Our Own Correeftoftdaiit May ot in the Wesley hall brought there ky Hugh nor couM any hlblt display more concluslrely Of forcibly the many sad facts In connec tion with child There are exhi bits concerned with the feebleminded of which from 3 to 6 of every 1000 peo ple belong to that mentally de fectives of which 62 per are In matesof grading of the men Heath U visiting with Norton returned on Sat urday from a trip of visitation to the Lodges at Plncher Oreek and High Norton accompanying Worthy Grand Matron of the ot Which Norton Is Associate Mr David of is tliltlng with his Paw and Knapp are e sporting new the former an OMantoblle roadster and the latter a Naah touring Joins Flying Mitchell has been accepted for the aitr service and week for Misses Ross And Hunt spent the weekend al iprlnfg at the of t Mid txuor tary We i this weoki motor ng returning oa A ntjatmr the young men of thA district Wfch altered by the re cent to Military Ser vice AM and ate miking arrange Joe CWrt and Stena a couple of Wilting the tatters to don nlnf the unttWin of the The service on Sunday was otmore than ustial Interest iri many Mfc Of has been in the ministry helpful antf inspiri delivered baaing his remarks ort the First CkmMle DAvlcl ot saiig a solo In a very pleas Ing Two Children received the ordinance bf baptism of the TMI new acft warts added to Secretary of the members delivered a two hour addrew here on measurements for the scale of facts about mar law andmany The rest room tilled with mothers and tiny and the main hall was crowded with tally the cost of neglect of tiny bundles of humanity all crowing the facts about Imbeand as happy as could adult the church A comtmmlen service was held at the close of preachltig of dealt with three a larger number partook than I Conservation ot Lite Cowservwlon 01 for some tlirie A ofvthe Educa The church officials are sending out Invitations to all the people of the dlstrtct the annual congre gational meeting and tea to be held on Tuesday May It is not the Intention to pass over any Should be overlooked In this they are publicly invited to Mothers Day will be observed here on May An ap propriate service will be Spleridld llugh Social Service Wednesday It was packed full of Items ot from first to tlonal The attendance was not as large as it should have but were Dobson to shortly th would be The last tew days has seen rapid growth In the crops of this Guy Leavens and David Hnbbell ol Tyendlnaga township were severely Injured about the head and face an tlve result of being thrown out of a buggy which was struck by an auto driven by John Opportunity knocks once every mans THIS IS YOURSGRASP IT If in need of clothes and Good grasp the opportun ity fo buy what you want now now ready lor your selec tion at prices from to Everything is going up in but Quality we the most essential feature in mens and lasting ser vice and satisfaction are the rock foundations on which FashionCraft has built its Reputation ReadyforService or Made to Measure Sat sfaction and Value Sales Agency LOUIS KEEL FASHIONCRAFT STORE LETHBRIDGE Ostend FashiwCnfl Mtrcktnta ;