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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE L15THBR1DGE DAILY 11E1ULD, .MQXDAY, MAY. 10. The Alberta Teachers Alliance; Its Aims and Objects (Contributed by Lethbrldge Ljcil Atlianot) Alliance mand its moutLty me-eling on iug1 isi CvrHrAl school ItOliens of ihe Inf-poctcT.ue. gave u vory jnlerwtlns and helpful survey of cduoationil today Tho new c-ons-titulion of 1he local e.doj'led. At this meeting ft was decided that a strenuous effort too i rural school tramius. normal who Ainu-, at ;i position should rt-voivo u coyrt-o of :o yroparo him spwiaHy tluit' I [lie of work. Ik' f-tunild hare fnxiu-.-ni j io teach in suitably To s is? wliat r.i n j done Su thiy dircftioii. one niu.-t visit j normal schools suvh is noiv bciog To keep our schools m-.-ans ing of the meeting of the Leihbridge Tracers' Alliance. Tliis meeting take plate a; as eariy a date as can conveniently lie arranged. The- Alberta Teachers' Alliance is public-rung a monthly magazine, the first teuc o; which 'trill appear eariy this raouth. THE PROBLEM OF THE RURAL SCHOOL Tiial ibc rural school of our fvcsicni jirairiei constitutes a real problem, j CM1jjtioas. Lousiae. board, must re- Is plain to everyone, who is interested more attention. Tlio minimum ly uny of these have the same icacher for a second year. And. worse than that, a estimate -Nvo'ild shou- that every yew over fi'ty per cent, of teachers cease, to hoM rural school positions. Poiue leave the profession, others take urban schools, but very few remain to teach the country schools. Our rural schools Tnust havo a more permanent leaching stuff. Tbe teach- ers must he better trained FO that they will prefer these living its welfare, N'o oue should say that at present it Is u faSure, but no one will tlaiiu tha-i. its efficieiscy ia ;i; a'l In tlie more remote settlements gchoois are frequently kepi too short a period. It should be our to them Ju for a: lenrf. trno hundred days every your. Figures were coaipileil a few years that showed that short-term open for eunsiderably less than ,1 proper school jot tbeir pupils above Grade Five. In- paid must exceed tiaat "Fruit-a-tivss" Coopred Prestntloa K. No.4, "la the yetr 1910, I hul-AVrro.w ia iu worst form; from 170K> USpoands. TMi doctors tie hvft ef tfrt.xry, and every mediciue I tried proved useless unUI a friend induced me Io Uk9 I began li> almost at oucc, snJ never had such good health M I liave enjoyed the paat eight years. I am nflff -A-ilneui JAS. S. DKLGATV. 50c. trial 25c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Truit-i-tirea Limited, [United Choir Will Also Make j Record of Past j L'erfornwnces. Thi- Alberta Musical festival, which is. this year being held at Edmonton necessitates the choir of Knoi church making the trip in order to detent the Ladies' Chorus Shield; and the choir of the United church to defcr.( the Small Choir Shield. This will iu volve a heavy expense.'apart from ?i difficulty of many ot tho members in getting the necessary time off from their places of business. However every effort Is being put forlh to fin ante the undertaking, anil many other difficulties are being overconfo. As the shields have to bo won three years in succession before they become the permanent property o' Individual choir, it is Imperative that Knoi fol- low up Us series of successes. Lethbridge is Indeed fortunate In having such fine bodies of choristers who have so successfully upheld thB of Die city Mlsa I. Dswsoo, Mrs. Cope. Mi's K. Dosse, Miss M. Smith, Mrs. J. UUs Dtalr, Miss U. Hajell. Mrs. K. tose, Miss E. Alrd. Miss E. Sullivan, Mrs. V. 1'arks, Mrs. K. Laylon. A. Sirom. Miss 11. IVoc- or, Miss K. Trice. Mrs. Maclean, Miss Pilmi-r, Miss M. Kljran. Mlas K. rtson. Miss Ernst. Mis.? A. Lllll? Miss H. Alrd. MUs M. Scott. Mrs. Camp- bell. Miss Strotc. Mrs E. Campbell. P. Hose. Mr. II. Moli. Mr. il. Toia. Mr. A. Mr. Mr. Booraiati, Mr. J. Banner, Mr. Thompson, Mr. K- Javrls. J. Scot I. Mr. Vallance, Mr. Crawford, Mr. E. Smith, Mr. Kolt, Mr. Mr. Thompson. Mr. Man- ning, Mr, p. Fleming, Mr. I'arsims, ilr. I.lster, OreanMand V. Laytoa. i Famous Adjudicator MONTREAL. May H. Coward, who is Conductor of the famous Shcf- (bbtr, in Kii arrived in this morning on tho steam- ship un his. way to Kdmonton, TVhero ne- will act as otBcial judge in tbo provincial sdng festival ot Al- tierta. Johu A. Jackson, for 30 years clerk of Victoria county, ta dead. REOINA TO BE SPECIAL DEPOT FOR MOUNTIES Rl-XJINA, 'May vnii ije a special training de-pot where every man who'enlists In lae'Koyal touadlan Mounted force, will get his training. H was believed that another training depot woulj bo es- ut Ottawti tut according to ot tho forca Uefilua will bo the only training depot. f SAVE THE BABIES! f will no! enter tlio teaching jircfession iviiile there is even a superficial im- pression lhat it is tho refuge of tho imcompetent. still less if it is made a stepping stone to ether and more profitable careers. Tbe present conditions are not only j competitors throughout the -province, over the is .Uvlirflins inland tlio choirs are to_be ov _ numbers, and deteriorating in Quality. I on their enviable achievements. A reHablo authority lias slated thai! four years thai Knox has in urban school F. find provision must made for annual Ttio inairmuox must in every case tiro or three times iho minimum, Appli- cants Trith years' experience iu country schools must, fte given pru- lepsnce over all others, and must te offered much better salaries; fire or sii years of such experience ure -worth far more io the school than it would even K' five or six hundred dol- lars were added