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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta "THE STORE OF QUALITY.' Special Blend Coffee 40c per lb. The Choicest on the Market for the Price TRY A POUND Nelson (& Fraser PHONE 21 LETHBRIDGE TflE TRAINERS OP THE YOUTH Entk'Jsi&stic Meeting of Southern Alberta TeaeKcrs-Large Atte.idance and Interiekting Papers. On Thursday nnci Friday of last wt-ck the city was- enlivcntti nnd in-lollcctiiully enriched it i.s hoped, by the |)rcHencc of visi'tinj? jx-dagoguesi from thv little red school hotisus of liisjHicitor .1. W. IJrown's insfXiCtoralo through Southern Alberia. The occasion was the lirst iiieoting of tho Southern Alberta Teachers' Association and there were present eighty-fiie anoo, and as they conipriwd tho greater part of the audience", the situation wa.S' critical for a few moments, but order was at lung'th restored. T. H. Horidgo of Cowley gave a vorj' interesting paper on short meth ods in ari'thmtftic. The 'teachers present got many valuable pointers. Kol Take Your Choice and you will find plenty of Good Fresh Meat to choose from. Our Hums and Bacou are noted for their fine flavor. Piche & Miron Telephone No. 1 I >i( ':o:o:u:o:o:o:o o Duek Shooting without a-case of Lethbridge boer or a good sui>t>l}' of mineral waters, soft drinks in -ginger ale and boer or creum soda and iroubrew, would be to spoil the pleasure of your outing. Take plenty of our delicious bottled goods along with you and you can''t fail to enjoy and appreciate them. Lethbridge Brewing &l Malting Company, Ltd. FOR THE PtST SERVICX IN LETHDRIDGi: STOP AT THE WE ARE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISFIED FRIENDS the Boiel .Hrllnflton 1 FRED, RODNEY, - PROP. GOOD ACCOMMODAriON FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC EXCELLENT CUISINE ~- BATHS HOT AND,COLD WATER RATES, $l.ftO A DAY LETHBRIDGE - ALBERTA For Real Estate values FIR� AND LIFE INSURANCE -TRY- N. T. MACLEOD & CO Lethbridge Hotel Block, Lethbridge. O. W. KERR CO. have oiwned ofllceB in the Oliver BlocK. Room 3 Headquarters Spring and Winter Wlieat Lands Come and see the famous MaKrath Intid, now on the market. We have alao a few choice sections in Wuruer district. T. S. McKENZIE, Loeal Manager. his sucressful planning of the pro- lowing the paper was a lively discus-gramme. The teachers went home sion on the curriculum in .arithmetic f�L'ling that though in many cases the and considerable  disuitisfaction was journeying to lx.>thbridgc was rather expres-sed. inconvenient and tiresome that they "Bettwr Knowledge of English Lit- had been repaid in the mental stim- erature for Teachers" was the sub- Herald Ada. Bring Results. iilus reccivcHl. The As.sociation was opni?"d on Thursday moriiitig hy Hov. .V. i^l. tJordon who in welcoming the teachers referix'd humorously to his own .schoolmn.ster.s aiui doploi-ecl tho fact tliiit few of them had bcon of such a kind as awakened a real love of learn ing. On behalf of the lotal tea cliors nnd the School Hoard I'rincipal W. A. Hamilton xwlcomed the visitors, givinj? them the freedom of' the city. Aftsr a sliort recc.s.s for the purpo.sc of the teichors ge^lting acquainted Mr. .J. W. l^w of Cardston gave a most interesting talk on Local History-a subject not provided fof in the curriculum but one of primary im portanoG. He |>ointed out the nead for it on account of its interest, its importance and the fact that no history of current evewts is compulsory in the schools. As instances of topics dealing with local history he cited, the history of the R.N.W.M.P. force, the Hudson's Bay Co,, the Indian triljes in our locality, and old-time bufTalo-huntH, all of these make moat interesting lessons. He favored the teaching of civics and advocated lessons on the local court of justice, elections, laws governing campaigns', bylaws, and municipal affairs generally, in order to foster a spirit of true citizenship. It children were taught in school to take active intcpest in public affairs the speaker thought we should not have the humiliating c.x-pcrience of having eighty-two voles cast, out of a possible seven hundred, as was recently the case in vot- jcct of a pai�r by Kev. ,T. M. Man-thorne of Coleman, and in a masterly woy ho showed tlint a knowledge of literature is a mighty instrument in the hands of a teacher. Ho contended that our bo-st hi.story is in poetry, citing the Niebulcnsen Liied and the Idylls of the King, ami spoke of a Canadian Harvard student at thy request (jf Kai.scr William giving a course at present in English mciml)H and how to tjuach foreign children, d vote of thanks was tendered iMiss Uurnotit for her mo.st helpful paper. , Inspeotoi- llrown then introduced' live business of tho Convention by giving Itriudy some history of Teachers' Associations in Alberta. The old Territoriol TVjuchcrs' Association hud br>en di.s*ban�led, ajid in 1907 the presiding examiners at .Edmonton formed an a.ssociatipn called the I'ro vincial Association. Some indignation prevailed in Calgary over this move and another was formed ther� cjiIIl'*! the Calgary Provincial A.ssocia tion. After some discu.ssion, in which .several mcmlters defended the action of the examiners, the^ motion Was carried' that, we endorse the action of the Association formesie or both of tbc present associations. The officers elected to this organization are: Hon. Pres., Insiwctor J. W. llrown, 11.A., Pres., Mr. W. A. Hamilton, lethbridge; 1st Vice Pres., Mr. Tor-ric, Macleod; 2nd Vioo Pres., Mr. .1. W. Low, Card.ston; 3rd Vice Pres., Mi.ss n. Ketcheson, Clarcsholm; Secretary-Treasurer, Mr. Roy Davidson, Lethbridge. Executive Committer, Every family .should have a curfow which should positively "ring tonight," and every night if noodcd. These curfews are inexpensive oiv.d i.-m be home made. Take a piece of siding two fowt long and whittie i:no. end down to a handle; then la'sp the child that needs the curfew and lienii him over a barrel. Now tal^c tho pioca of siding and use it for a rlnp-per. Put it on hot. Dirif'.a tiie strokb evenly and son that none iii'.'-s Good for tt boy or girl up to tlio age of sixteen and applications are . warranted to cure the most pn.ncunc cd cases of street loafing tb .I ojii.sts. , The music that the cuvU-.w irak.-s is liner than singing "Whore is my wan dering boy tonight?"-Power. TO- IS OiURSs "Yesterday is dead, tomorrmw Wk*;| born; and I sell ^ PERPETUAL Calendars which prove it. TO-DAY you can have local view Post fSavda*] a la Caunt, and ALL Othervklatest,;: 2 J- cents eacW. > . For cxccllenco of the work aoe dow display. R. SAGE The Pieture Frai Only Few weeks left Christmas in which to get thoMT helpful and forceful address on "Thoj M'ss McNabb, Coleman, T. B. Hoidgo Teacher as a Moral Force" aad j Cowley, W. M. Christie, Pincher brought out these points-that the teacher should raise the standard of life in his conununity, that he should train the moral life of the children and should foster a spirit of patriotism. In s|>eaking of the teacher as a nation builder, Mr. Bryan emphasized tho value of hi.story in developing mora) notions in children, and deplor cd tho fact that Canadian history is too frequently divorced from English history. He pointed out that the ing on a bylaw in Lethbridge. Mr. situdy of geography holiwd a chid I i Low spoke of the Ijonefit to l>e de-rivwi by a locality, from the study of Local History by enthusiosts who wishal to preserve the old traditions and said that he . consi acquit his oljligations to his coiinti v. Mr. Bryan l�lieves that m I'l.; sing ing of patriotic songs tiui cl;iid's o-i-otions are trained ariLj^ht ;ind he made a strong plea in boh;.'f �{ �Mir startling, and saw the light of day flag, that we .should make m >r> for the first time-and each child child wrote his own history. These essays were exhibi'ted at the fair ond were quite creditable. Miss II. Ketcheson of Claresholm, gave a paper'on supplementary reading which abounded in vaiudble sug-gcistions for supplementary peadc/".s to suit every grade, and every taste. She strongly advocated the choice of ennol^Iing books to inijilant in the child's mind a longing for the true and tho beautifiil, and pointed out that as tho readers now in use in our schools are deficient in intorest, that it is the duty of every tei^chor to obtain books ouisido of theso readers. Several teachers spoko on the subject showing that it is one of live interest, and many helpful ideas as to the best wa.vs for using supplementary reading were brought ou^ At the beginning of the afternoon session, Mi.ss liobb delighted the Con vention by giving some Kindergarten Gomes, and a lesson in construction work, having with her a small class from the Kindergarten, who vent through tho play with much dignity and a consciousness of their own importance. Those of the delegates whose minds had reverted to their own childhood days while watching the children's games wore brought back with a start to haixl facts by a pafier on Commercial Arithmetic by Jos. Morgan, B..'V. The pa]ler was very practical and clear and full of good .si'gge.stion.s. Mr. Morgan spo'-e of the necowsit.v for ftccuriicy and rapidity in the four wimple rules and nl-vocated short problems, poiniin^; out that a s'lort probloni taking only a minute for its solution is just as valuable in illustrating a principle as one taking (liteen miniiU's. He also s|joko of practical ways of teaching stocks, pi'r-�'.ntiigj'8 and di.scount, anil laid grout stros* on the noeossity for original work from each pupil with no helps from his school mates. He onci)uragy'(l problems that had no "answer at the bacli of tho book.'4 One ilevice of his in holdping a. backward pupil consi.sts in sending the pupil to Ihf blackboard. This ofit?n cnab lo.s a boy toget a problem right when he could not pot it at his �oat and in our schools, emulating our tici^li-bor.s across the border. At tho t-n-clusion a vote of thi iLiu'o.l in modern studies ond .Mr. Low iri'.\. instances of the interiopon '.�-mo o Very cle\er little people to do such good work, Her .suggestions were all p'ractical and could not fail to be of iJencfit. Some discussion was caused by Miss- Stout's statement that sho gets Part II children to u.so diction-opes intelligently, but she succeeded in proving thai it can bo done with good results. Mr. .X. .S. Pentland, of Medicine Hat gave a very iifteresting and enlightening addross dealing with the teaching of weights and measures. He spoke of the origin of the units of weight. He maintained that these points should be dealt with aiid that the rigidity of mathcliintics .should bo relieved as far as possilile. .\n interesting discussiim occupied tho time until the adjournment. The last session of the convention was oiienoti hy a paper in primary reading gi\on by Miss Burnett of tho Normal School of t^ulgary. She spoko of tile disadvantages that ma. ny children labor under coining from homes whore then; is no reading matter and that the school mu.st provids^ u love for rending. Children arc fonri of .stories and this is an inwMvtivo towards reafling. She spoko of several methods of teaching rending to liegin nors and explained, by means of tho blackboard her own method, whicli is tt combination of the word and phonic methods. She dwolt on the necos-sit.v of having as a bit.sis in every reading lusson, thought and expression, and advi.scd the teacher to road much aloud, espociall.v pootr.y, to he goes buck congratuliuting himself give thought;! to chihiron. A list of on having woii the victory. helpful books for primary worii was This fosters self reliance and "Self- given, reliance" sWd Mr. Morgan, "is ono After some little di.'jcussion as to Creek. It was decideruggi.sts everywhere as Dr. Shoop's Restorative. The Restorative is prepared expressly for these u^k nerves Strengthen these nerves, build them up with Dr. Shoop's Restorative-tablets or liquid-^and see how quickly help v^ill come. Free sample teat sent on request by Dr. Shoop, Racine, Wis. Vour health is surely worth this simple test. Sold by all dealers. Photos You should leave 3'our orders Mily and thus avoid the usual hoUday^^ rush. We have somcthinff entirely bmt tar Christmas gifts. You ahoutd m HANDFaRH 'jm Lake THE NEW COAL TOWN Situated midway between Medicine Hat and ; Lethbridge on Crows Nest Pass Line, C.P.R. Townsiiz on the Market 2 Months lots to the vatae of $10,000 soU GREAT INDUCEMENTS For all kinds of business openings. I LOTS i SOLD $35 to A SNAP FOR SHORT TIME For Further Particulars, apply to 'A 5 WM. SALVAGH ........Ill Mif ;