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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN LKTHUmnGE DAILY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER lethbridge and Southern Alberta Lay Case Before Minister For the Early Establishment of Normal School Here Delegations from Outside I'oihts; Present to Urge Case 1'ut For-1 ;ion anJ who "aw iHEioarngeJ from ward by Lethbridgc Hoard Trade Memorial Covering Board'e Argument Laid fore or. et isasi, lo niite _ T itiees iu the eaiabltstiir.g nl Teachers in toulhern Alberta. taiat. it may be fa-rly saU thai the- Pointed Out 51 Qua.iCed v- Teachers needed Hight AOIV. Wuh thai of tte country In re- l is CODSidor.ible -aoifoswi in the city sn-J in L TO Ibe whicli is 10 at 6 o'clock loJay. -.vish iiou. C-.v Smlth.'aiinisicr o( cduc.v.ii..Ti. K. spect (o lie .Yomtal sctool (or ihe 1 south coucirv. Ic-tiera KMiviJii from 01Ii5Wc polc Ibiit ibe wriicrs Till bo ml. A dckgatloii b? from Taber, and therein heW tte of Tradp nna ibc people c! LeihbriJgt1. Tiio (ion hr.s :iti ever (ir.u a fbllzi is aniiou.My looX- to Murb js piaceJ on ilic of t pretent itudcnU vho ran quallTj. (hlj year tor (mlnnce to nor- mal school to the number ot 121 Bar- eril srtooU tMeiins. only up lo X should In due Include the nork ol arado XI ud thus live the full preparatory, to normal tchool. The proiluilty of a normal school would surely be au Imuelua for same BMM we'liay'e obir cofisolldal- .eiLielwiJA Wryntliam, .New Etzlkom, Manybenrlii, BaraifelV Ketlan Sun. 4UI. Eucbantr Minr River morv.'wo the area ItJau auywhere' the -Tho' uormsj jchbolt." Dr. Koght in' his' on '.education [n Saskatchewan, "ebonld rococnlio a srierial ohlljnUon 16 ittdvlio an ade- tiuato-number 'ft Veil prepared leach- era tor rural jchoola of all kinds." Again, bo- Baya: "Thi. courses of In- struction In the normal tctiools arc> purposely short, to Laduco a Inner number of young people to tafco the professional trafnlnp.V (n Alberti, the courab of Inslr'ucUon baa been lentthened from' fo efehl months. The enrolment tbli term Tor the long ccurafe b-29G. aa 393 tor the list short lenn, an lacreaw of ono. U Is a lair Inference that tho long course nil! not lnuuce sny larger on Page now who EC 1 fj The To 'The Haiaourable. The Miniver ol Lducaiwu, For Alberta, j Eir.-For some years iht Le.hbriuse _ from NotlcforJ Carman- BoarJ ol has ilincd Prouiol- atcut MS, 400. cry Haro-is anj ccher Taoi'nB closer relations town and sU.o of Ite roads from the RealhiuB its Mul depen- er will make a ia iheUcacc of our pwgress OQ tint of euendauce rrozi Lhe country, bai fanning community, the Board has Interest in the meetlns is etroas.'tried to advance cvcrr moTemenl for and effort Trill to" .tha welfare of our rural population. In imt forward'to be ia the oliy if pos-iihls spirit uur members arc co-opcrnt- i tug with, citizens r.nd organ! nl ions The Kitfcter has.declared bis wit! from ihc surrounding tcnhory la their inmnss to meet tha delegates and to'effort io yrocure a normal scnaoi. ifce situation in regard 10 the! Such school we would those public schools 1; will serve. In cur ppiMid each ycir ia sal- c.rit's to public school if at hens aboal on Ihe upkeep of public schools, we spenj over Out ol funds lhc government grants to local school boards each year 3500.0DO. This year iu Ihfl city of Lethbrldff alone the j are on JlOO.OOp. For the upkeep cf our two uonnul schools, xvc obsen-e that the province reiinlreJ in the year 191G (tho Jast on we have official dniai "The annual cost of a normal school, TVO io- for, wouM be about to the newspapers, stud- ents now attending our normal schools are receiving loans frum tlie govern- uienl lo defray their expenses. U oc-' curs to U3 chit iheso mtght! bo lightened ia many bslaiices by [he] crtablUhn-ent oJ a new school nearer' Ihe homes of a large number of eurh students. If so. a sliglii increase iu uci. s s Xcrmal school wlih an open mind. first of ell Iho interest o( education cspcnsp to ;lie govcrrment or the pec- Tho case for Ibo Beard of Trade In rural ilstrleis. plo ag a wliOie wsulrt le war. bt by Mr. _A_ D. I Jo 65. who The demands for a normal f chool in j 3oath country not only our Trill put Forward tha necessity ol a before you some reasons underlying Normal schDcl In the district. Some jibe agitation. ol these bo those who hare j A new normal school, we realize, Sickness pievention Coupon Cutters Attention! YH are buiy vrllb tht sheara on those very nice 19ia Victory Bond Ccjupona, Now Just Listen to a Word ffom Pete "Say, Bill, the olher mornin' Pop 301 some green sort things out of a lin box anJ begins cut- ting pieces off 'em. An' I says; What's them, Paw? he says: Interest Coupons, An' I says: C'n you buy things with 'cm) he says: Sure. An' I says: C'n you buy Thrift Stamps with 'em? An1 Paw throws up his hands an' says: For the luv o' Mike, yes. Come an1 lake while the lakin's good. An1 say, Bill, I took 'em." Earn Interest on Your Interest National War Savings Committee ALBERTA DIVISION W. H, ALEXANDER, Chairman 5 EDd ccrialn other The people who are asfcing for, this neir school may In tnu last tu'.ulysis pay for il. In any cvcat, ihe cost, submit, is to he considered in the light of iiuollc needs aud pohllc Eer- vice. Ths second objection we anllcipate Is the eslitlng system of normal schools Is adequate. A-i nreEcnl, we neither the Calgary nor he CamrosB school is filled to capac- ty, miuors reach hat the government conlemplates erecting another school in tte near uture. DecenlraliLalloD ol mch nLlons Is a-policy that to fce gaining favor. schools, are being well scattered province. One reason lor his may be the diversity in content or methods of study for different, local- ities. A more potent reason, is the enliehtcnment and jnaplra- tloii these InslJtulions dlCiise amoog peoDte. ihe Province of where not man- years ago they had one" nor- mal at Toronto, they now have normal schools to tho number ol leren. Ia Quebec they have fourieeo. CertaSn of the Stales, reputed to he irogresMve in'educational maUers, at- !ord similar Jn Ka.naa3 they iave three normal schools; in NortLi Dakota, four; In Minnesota, six; in II- Inols, six; in JH Pennsylvania, and in cons which claims dlsllnc-llcri for Is rural and agricultural edncation, i they hare'no less than thirty. From I these figures It Is a (air infers ace that none of the schools have a ranch larger or student body ttrui Ihose of our own province, cvoti It VQ Lad-tbreo schools. For ihe present year, tho combined leaching staff uf V and Crunrose schools tmmber.3 eighteen; .the entire slii'lcnt 206. ThJa means nine leaehers-for 143 stud- eals, the ratio being one leaclier forf 1C.4 students. In this past] year, -with seven schools, they have! had 79 teachres for 11S2 the j ratio being one teacher for 12.1 stud-] ents. In Ontario, moreover, the aver-j nge D timber ol students for each ot I tho scien schools has been 155, as ag- ainst an average enrolment In onr two schools of US; and their average nnm-1 her of teachers for each school hasj heen 11.3- aa against our average of' nine. From Ihla comparison it Is oh-] vioua that In'Ontario at least the de- centralizing has been carried on from' motives olher than economy. In all! the placej menilonod, we venture ihcj opinion that the province or stale has a larger enrolment of students In normal schools, a better supply of teachers for Us primary and D more useful class'of dtlzena leaching In Its rnral communities than It would hard TfJth only One or ITVQ normal schools located In large centres. Our tor a school, no doubt, mnst he considered by tho gorernment i In the light of rival claims. In this connection, might we emphasize some geographical lac.Li. The settled Ion of our province extends about 400 miles north and Eouin, from Ihg Amer- ican border to Athabasca. In tho north, within forty-fiTe miles of Ed- monton, wo hare a normal school at i Camroac. 150 mllea further south, we. haro the other ecliool at Calgary. The mtddlo line between these pilots wouH he about 75 mSle.i from each. Ro-Jth from Calgary to Iho border li a rifotanco nl ICO th-i southerly 105 rnlfes of thli terrltorT, and we find In It perhaps a thicker and.mining1 population than In any similar area o( tho prorince. Tho lend [a'pracKcally all Laid prairie, fit fnr grafn Krowfnp. where BtllJemenl 1 (an proceed with grcnt rnpldHy. r-'Ig- .lire.' are'nrrt available, but may I ccllmalo xvlth cnnflrlnnce that this ?.rea alrjfldy ronlilns one-third (ho rural popufatfon- of tho crovJnce. It 13 for ihts area wo aih a normal A3 to prhools and (cnrnnrs wn have gome point to ihc con- cJnsfon that nt the leaching fllon engaged In rural or village nchooln of Alberta TTO may find south of a line that runs through Vulcan approximate- If onc'thlrd the cctlre Tti COLD WEATHER AT THE GIGANTIC DISPOSAL SALE 3155thSt.s. FRED THAE'LL 3is5thSt.s. OVERCOATS Reg. Reg. Reg. Reg. Reg. Rev. Reg. Reg. Reg. Sale price.'. Sale price.. Sale price.. Sale price.. Sale price., Sale price. Sale price. Sale price. Sale price. 44.95 42.50 40.00 34.00 32.00 28.95 26.95 24.50 Niry Wool Sweater Coat Special at Wool Pullover without sleeves. Special at BIG DISCOUNT ON MEN'S SUITS Pullover Heavy Sweaters, in dark brown color. At UNDERWEAR v Reg. all vool Comfciu- (Iocs, heavy rPubed, for heavy ribbed com- P-AA biriailona, for.................... D.UU Keg. 16.00 modlum weight com- blhilltiiLs for Hog. JS.50 flno vool comhlna 7 lioaa Rog. 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