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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY RANDOM NOTES OF A COUNTRY SCHOOLMASTER aid nowadays tealUim It that the wort of A code of requirements of the such doctors tor instance known as pro titoUM and a constant re to honor of the profes the sign that obitacle to the growth a spirit among teachert U testability of office among the Machine torco and to this there are lumber of contributlni Oriee a Always phy once a teacher nerer teems to be about the way U That teaching teeme to be profession from which people tend to rather than remain In 11 lor life time or simply I think gtatistlcs will support the state that the large majority of teacheri regard teaching as a tern forary A convenient and not too difficult opportunity to put off or prepare for the more serious bneinesi of life or In the case of the fair to purchase a Thoee Who Are I oan remember frequently meet Ing lady teachen who teemed to me nature and temperament JUst out as the saying for My natural expectation to find in them the consecrated one whose end and aim wai who looked upon It IB a a genuine life and worthy of some sacrifice of personal likes or comfort for the attainment of excel In every case I have received a rude shock when by some casual word or expression it has been let fall that the real alms and deeper motives of life lay quite outside of thsir With womert of whatever age or attraction or lack of them marriage seems to loom con stantly before the mind as the great the in this province at are generally looking for to the ownership of a farm and j independence or If not they are preparing for the i ed The men teachers will say and with that teaching does not offer enough for a ttah to contemplate staying by If for a life Far and away the largest number of teachers and it their mott insistent call is wife and we cannot quarrel With that It Is a fact that tha ten Hency to regard teaching ns an adven titious occupation does a great deal to prevent professionalism woman An added force pulling in the same direction la the generally accepted theory that when a woman marries she automatically I becomes not a less or more than a teacher depends per haps on but the feel ing Is certainly strong that she be comes something While it Is true that marriage and attendant motherhood remove a woman from the active ranks for a there is no reason why such women should not be regarded as off on leave or some such temporary I am firmly of the belief that recog nition of married women as still silent partners In the teaching would tend to bring them back ripened in years and exper Charles Kingley may not have been the first to say but he has said most emphatically that teach ers of children should be persons Who had had children of their Should Not Be Lost Certain it is because they have children of their is no reason why they should be lost to the A good mother or good father other things being will make the best The single women in the profession should present no obstacle to this change of by reason of their own future being favorable affected by Another Another reason for lack of cohe sion and loyalty in the profession in this province is the absence of any system of whereby training and experience are equitably reward ert H is frequently the now that a normal school the highest salary in a district where older are but this Is simply there ao set of standards In tbe pres ent scarcity of teachers K sort ot eatoh as catch and the deflT take toe ak regards teachers Since the department goes so far as to may we ndt when they will the nettWglcal step and prescribe a strict Mlatt re gulation for certain qualliloaUoBs 1 cannot sec tnat this would tMrtt jus lice to H would very prob ably do a good deal to remove the profession from political A solution devoutly to be prayed but It would no doubt find for the devil never ttcks advo It is quite a truism to speak ot tenching ns the noblest profession n the but all teachers who can afford to bo quite honest we cant all of will not fail to admit that things are at a startling amount ot old wire pulling Is necessary to land a teaching noble in a seat ot some scale of promotion such as every up to date factory uses would no doubt ndd dignity and sta bility to the It oan scarcely be called a Trustee The trustee system which was no doubt devised at a peculiarly demo cratic ia ona ot tbe most cumbersome pieces of civic chinery yet Is In re ference solely to the hiring of A centralized bureau cratic control would undoubtedly add to the red tape of the no doubt a cheaper grade ot stationary would have to be but a change of troubles Is stimulating and I know I speak formany of my brethren when I say that any system would be welcomed whereby a teacher could know where he was or approxi mately where he ought to toe after ten years in the As a very successful and popular principal said to me last year on voluntarily leaving the profession which so greatly needs him It may be the noblest but it is the most ungrateful jod a man can hold I submit that the nobility of H Is In the actual and satisfying ex ercise of the teaching the ungratefulness of it is largely a matter for A firm econ omic basis for every industry of man is going to be one of the demands of the new afterthewar and it must form the foundation stone of true professionalism among the ranks of FLOWERY PLAINS Hand It Out To Them ffl as They Pass Or send them half a slocen bars of this nour ithint There is many a brave fellow hungry to day in the who will appreciate this highly concen trated food more than anything Positively the finest chocolate Sc and ACTIVE SERVICE CHOCOLATE HighGrade American OUR early training In the foremost Colleges of Amer the country which leads the world in dental has a large bear ing on the widespread public confidence which we now But ot equal bearing also Is the fact that In our relations with the public we preserve a strict honesty of having al ways in view the actual require menU ot eah Not least important to the success of our practice is the tact that Dentistry As We Practise It Is Gentle Richards Nelson High Grade American Dentistry S PHONS 363 Ott 4 Doors from Lelhbridge Lethbridge j ALBERTA CALGARY EIGHTH AVENUE EDMONTON From Our Own Correspondent April a meeting of the council of the Flowery Plains Municipality held on the above date in the municipal office the fol lowing were Moved by Morris that the 1913 taxes on the 674 be owing to the assessment being made prior to the time that Lucian Samule nock filed on the said Moved by Weeks that the 5674 be assessed to Sabin Gog olinski instead of Yonin as prev ious records Moved by Weeks that Yonin be asked to filing receipt to the secretary so that his taxes may be Moved by Morris that Nere sons claim for planks on the Bennie culvert in 59 be tabled until next Moved by Morris that a proviso be added to my motion of March that wheat or oats may be bought Moved by Morris that the sec retary write the re lot block assessed to Dol Correspondence read Conk lln re road work and the Maiiyberries bridge site re seed grain provincial secretaryre Hospital Act Deptf Irrigation Branch re Spring Lake the last named letter was tabled until next Moved by Morris that Mie bosch be notified that the municipality nave purchased 50 acres of the quarter of 9684 surrounding Spring Lake and for Miebosch to remove his fence from around the SELLING AGENTS FashionCraft is sold by 200 Reliable Merchants in Clothes with a Future I T SPRING MODELS These prices if paid for a FashionCraft Suit or Overcoat mean full value in style and service FIFTY styles from which to choose what you x Materials and patterns all that could be desired Cloths of merit are hard to BUT we have whilst the workmanship in all gar ments is universally the same LETffBRlDGE same the council de sire to make sotnet1 improvements at the Moved by Morris that the Altor ado School District requisition of be Moved by Weeks that the rate of pay on the Etzikom Coulee work shall be as follows per day for man and 4 horse team per day for man and 2 horse team per day for single Moved by McFarlane that the road sheet presented by Widdup for work on the Etzikom grade be ac Moved by Jackson that the 1917 Pound ByeLaw accepted for the present Moved by Morris that Trai ler be appointed poundkeeper in the 58 Moved by Morris that the tax re ceipts produced be accepted and cred ited on the respective persons Moved by Weeks that the ac counts re abstracts of Judge Qreen Rainey and Gardner ba paid in Five voted one Moved by Weeks that 30 per cent of the present liabilities be paid Moved by Jackson that the council adjourn until the 23rd of May at 10 Company selection by the Luncheon and now erved by the young Dancing was then Indulged in by all for three quarters of an Tha closing number was given by he being Home Sweet My Good Aulcl Lang and God Save the The last piece was played firstby the then second time by the band and everyone pres ent singing God Save the Then the final and most touching part of the program was the singing by the ladies only of God Save Our Splen did The whole evening was most enjoyable and the boya were given a real farewell that makes them feel they tjave the wholehearted sup port of the community of CALDEM John farmer ot Bast woa the unanimous choice of North Ox ford Liberals at a big convention held hare yesterday to name a candidate for the seat in the Ontario Legisla ture left vacant by the resignation of He IB a cousin of of the Dominion GERMAN FUYINO ACI KILLED IN Baron Manfrled von German aviator ami liader uf the famed Plying has bpfjii killed on the Western lib in credited with having itownci nighty omunienlH and was noted for his ilarlnn urn brilliancy in the in with the chivalry which iiiis i n lying he was bur ied with full military LEAVITT BOYS 10 ENLIST From Our own May Tues May the Leayitt people turned out en despite the fierce to pay honor an4 tribute to the soldier boys who are called to the and who leave May There sU men leaving immediately from Warren son of Bishop Smith Joseph son ot Leavitt Jerry son of Jeremiah LeavQt Charles Pill son of Ellas Filing Earl Has sou of KphrisuavHaslam Daniel son of A very Interesting program was given at the farewell as follows Selection by the Leavltt Brass band Canning the by Lawrence Leavltt and character sketches of the soldi lioys who aro leaving by Davli Wight comic Pood Golden Trio Old Kaiser Leavitt CAR DOMINION Rubber System policy it I universal satisfaction a policy in four years has made ua the largest manu facturers and distributors of CANADIANMADlt TIRES in Just as there are many cars to please many ao there are DOMINION for every for every requirement of n andlasting DOMINION Tires are GOOD Tires HOHBY DOMINION CORD GROOVEP CHAIN PLAIN POMWIpN sold by the feftt Canadian CMfADiAM CONSOLIDATED RUBBER LIMITED Manufacturers of Mow end Truck Automobile Bicycle and Motor EXECUTIVE OFFICES 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