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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta f TTTTS LCTHBRTPGT3 DAILY HERALD WHY YOU SHOULD BUY OUR CAKES AND PASTRY We use only the best Creamery Butter We use only strictlv fresh W1 i Z7O e dope only the best We know tow to products to your taste, and are in a class -by themselves H. H. SCHWEITZE BESIDE BENTLETS STORE Our-Ice Cream is unexcelled. We serve it with our delicious Home Made Cakes. Our Novelties are taking the popular fancy FOSTER HOMES FOR CHILDREN The Department of Neglected Chil- dren of Afterta has perhaps no serious problem to deal with than that of placing children in foster homes. The problem becomes particularly in-, trtcate in Alberta to the "fact! t'hat it is not often possible to secure' a complete history of the previous en- vironment under which the children have lived. It must ,be remembered that a great many of the children who come to the care of the department come from people who for generations-hove beem steeped in an atmosphere of. vicious- ness and of -pauperism, and while in trusts of character are not yet developed which would result in their being classified as degenerates, the older child has been submitted to the atmosphere which has to some extent moulded its character and it becomes almost im-j possible to remove the twisted condi tion into which their lives have grown In America generally, neglected chil dren are gathered into shelters and detained only long enough to -be clas- sified and have such minor defects corrected as may show in the exam- ination to which every child is sub- mitted. The statistics which are avail- able from the various departments of either Europe or America, prove be- yond doubt that in 95 per cent of the cases, children under 14 years of ago who are placed in homes where the -jmoral atmosphere is of a high grade Saturday, May 11 JUBILEE OF A trict where the men delivered the let- he said, "and I had to walk every yard of the postal area, and make out ma.ps from an old 'half-inch began to tatfe -with'. Interest on sion from till his death, aad mission. Lord' was p dent of the mission from 1866 till survey-map and get them printed. In death and the King and Queen. four months we had over 50 extra pil- Jar-boxes and doubled the deliveries. there Mr. Birreil, the father of jLondon, May The jubilca of Mr. the present secretary for Ireland, J. Orsman, J.P., a founder and j asked me to help in "the social work by Donkey the parties visiting the farm and arrivingiand the ordinaiT comforts of life ex- ist? make good is. they jfby train will not have far to go. make good is. they j usefulness of the 'farm as an" noc come in the class of dependents JTTrm _; j. _ t_ WjlO liaVG TO llP f T f a F fi T r> i] o c. will also be much appreciated by jCiiose farmers who have energy and! intelligence, though there will always.. of course, be a minority to whom an experimental farm means little. As have to be incarcerated either as defectives or to be taken care of as paupers. In honorary superintendent of the Gold en-lane Hoxton Costers' Mission, is to be celebrated with great ceremony at Costers' Hall on May 30r.h. The Mar- quis of Northampton, president of the in the Baptist church in Egremont." When Mr, Orsman retired from the position of supervisor of H. M. -mails in 1S89 he was given a notable ban-: agaic shown tfcetr interest in the patrons of the Coster's. which will be fceld at on. May SIR WIL'FRH) AT QUEBEC Quebec. May- WUfEMC quet, and among other testimonials aller arrived today, and fe bnsj- mission, will preside. Since it was I curious archaic letter, which record- a stream, of callers at the n- u of Neglected Children in Alberta founded fifty years ago in Bell-alley, j ed that at his retirement "some tab- He is leaving the settle- Gpldeu-Jane, a part of Old London, were writ and muchly to the {meilt most of the details ojf: j which had escaped the great fire, the praise Oh, King of the Costers !ment fcfire to Hoax [time goes on, however, these ics ?reatest faith in the infiu- Jwill sell out and quit, leaving a farm-jence of g0od ndmes on the lives of iing community all of whom will or dependent children. Of entitled to the name of "farmer." j course it should be understood that 'every effort is made to keep the rem- nant of a family together, by helping to secure work for those who have children depending upon times by removing the family to a new locality, sometimes by the use of pro- bation, and sometimes by the means of prosecution which brings the ne- .iver and Strathmorejgiected parent to the realization of his The C. P. R. have commenced op- erations on the new depot, which it is said to oast Workmen taon. A special committee -was appointed fJ from High to arame ti-p a contract which wouldjor her responsibility-. generally acceptable to the farm-j ers wishing to grow sugar beets. It is to be hoped that the company and the farmers will speedily be able to I fix up a contract. There the suzar The right place for a child is clergy." its own parents, and .great care is tak- en in order to bring the home Costers" Mission has grown continuous- j thy guerdon no. ly till now it has a hall in Hoxton; the j In that ysar he was elected so the done there is one of the feattires first London county couacil. and uC of Lonaon Me. But the greatness of he retired in 1894 Lord Monkswell the mission perhaps ultimately rests wrote that when he told Lord Rose- on the lact that it was the pioneer jbery, the latter said, "It is a thousand of all those undertaken by iaymen. (pities." "Many have adopted cur methods, j .Some years ago Mr Orsman and gone beyond us in many (the King, who said "I -have oeen said Mr. Orsman.. "Archbishop of Hox j reading of you lately in. Lo-d Shaft ton." and "King of the Costers." asjesbury's and he immediately ne nas been called, "but when we set' the example of doing -social work among the poor we were regarded al- most as interlopers in the sphere of met, been A memorial window fe ftorcor of cestors of the Biggar family tm farms- course itneir own use, at a cost of .iiaren, May place could not get this and one tne 'referee's .report !awthe Supreme Court! to this district, and Claresholm has Jin diamonds Mrs. Eva Wneeler, wife of [been the lucky ---place. As ''the -farm'last- rear granted by thejance of the locality- s'nnniv a rmiTTjj 4. iuua.ni... suppn oriirom a repaired blood in c-ouru. water and light Lenoard Otterson, a St. Thomas beli ie the Tom a Chicago spection prosecuted by iment of neglected children. It must man not be thought that the department discourages the foster parent who would instruct the adopted child in every useful occupation, 'but the idea iest many of slavery must be eliminated from the life of the child placed in- the foster home. A provision in the -act for pro- (tection of children makes it possible I to punish -severely those who neglect illtreat children placed in ttieir care eit'her through the agency of the Children's Aid Society, an orphanage, or any other institution. Fortunately the percentage of prosecutions which becomes necessary under this provis- ion is very small-and in the last two years only two individuals were pro- secuted for neglect of or cruelty; ;to foster children. e returned in IS56 Mr. Ors- entered the post office service and among other curious experiences had the organizing of the Liverpool postal service in 1865. "There were no maps of the BRIEFS Jas. Gartlan, of West Virginia, who, has fbeen near Bradford in the inter-! ests of a gas well, was struck by aj train and killed. Frank Roberts has been arrested at Owen Sound for trying to pass a cneque. which he had stolen and fraud- ulently endorsed. Six cows, two horses and somej young stock were 'burned when Percy Gay-bird's barn was destroyed by fire at Dead Creek, near Trenton. j The London Ministerial Association! will hear the, evidence of ?.lrs. Thorn-! ley, relative to immorality in the! schools at a meeting on May IS. I Fire in the. "testing department oft the AlHs-Chambers -Bullock Co. plant N ar Lachine. Que., did nearly damage. ;