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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta y* ^--1 " THE STORE OF QUALITY." Special Blend 40c per lb. Coffee The Choicest on the Market for the Price TRY POUND THE TRAINERS THE YOUTH Enthusiastic Meeting of Southern Alberta Teachers-Large Attendance and Interesting Papers. PHONE 21 LETHBRIDGE iL * >:&s \o:o:qicvtora�U�, which Ih bounded in the north by Clnresholm, on the rant by Medicine Mat, on tho Mouth by tho lloundary ami on the west by the I'aHS. It Was most enthusiastic find the papers were well chosen and full of interest. Great praise in duo Principal Hamilton as secretary for his successful planning of the programme. The teachers went home feeling that though in many cases the journeying to (vethbridge was rather Inconvenient and tiresome that they had been repaid in the mental stimulus received. The Association was opined on Thursday morning by Hew A, M. tlordon who In welcoming tho teachers referred humorously to his own schoolmasters and deplored the fact that few of them had bivn of such a kind as awakened a real lovo of learn ing. (Hi behalf of the local tea thei's and Die School Hoard Principal \V. A. Hamilton welcomed the visitors, giving them the freedom of the city. After a short recess for the purpose of the teichers getting acquainted Mr. \V. how of Cnrdston gave a most interesting talk on I-oca I History-a subject not provided for in the curriculum but one of primary 1m port anno. He pointed out the need for it on account of Us interest, its importance and the fact that no history of current events is compulsory in the schools. As instances of topics dealing with local history he cit-without a caw of Ijethbridge bocr or'ml. the history of the HAWV.M.P. a good supply of mineral waters, soft! force, the Hudson'* Hay Co,, the ln-dninks In ginger ale and f>eer or dfan tribes in our locality, and old-crcum soda and ironbrow, would be time buffalo-hunts, all of these make to spoil the pleasure of your outing, inont interesting lessons. Ho favored was "Ontario". when to tehuh the. aljflidiiet and how to beach foreign children, a vote of thanks was tendered Miss Burnett for her iiioM, helpful paper, j lt)Spi*otoV Drown then introduced the business of the Convention by giving briefly some history of Teachers' Associations in Alberta. The valuable assets of Uw'olt, T(MTiLoritt) 'JWuuV Association had luvn disbanded, tuid fn IW07 the presiding examiners at .Kdmoiiton formed an association called 1h� Vro vlncial Association. Homo indignation prevailed in Calgary over this move and another was formed there culled the Calgary Provincial Assoela tion. After sonic discussion, in which several memlx�rs defended the action of the examiners, the (notion At of the most business tnaiii." In commending Mr. Morgan's statements Inspector Hrown spoke of the great need for accuracy in plain work and said when he asked a child who could add and milytract rapidly whv.tv he em no from the answer invariably At this remark soma ardent Nova Seothinw threatened to create ae trachln^ of civics and advocated lessons on the local court of ]u�tloe, elections, laws ^ovorninff campaignK, hylaws. and municipal affairs general-ly, in order \v spoke of the lieneflt to Ik? ile-riwl by a locality, from the study of Local History by enthusiasts who u'ishvd to pref>erve .the old tradil ons ami said that he considered Lot-al dilatory as of lirs-t importance in original historical research. In the discussion which fi>lloWted Mr. Torrie of Mactood tedd of the original work donple I'vUer. Me said that he had lie.'n u /ninistor and had left the ministry for several reasons, one being j P'Vsent associations. that it was easier to bend a young shoot than an old tree, and that it was easier to form the mind of a child that that of a grown man. This paper concluded the afternoon se�s ion. On I'Ylday morning Mr. 0. .T. Hry-an of the Normal School, Calgary, olH�n-ed the proceedings with a most helpful und forceful address on "Tho Teacher as a Moral Force" and brought out these points-that the teacher should rulse the standard of. the progrumme wns rendered by Miss Harrison and Mls� ProuHc at the piano, Mrs. .Sydney Jackson, Mrs. Reeve, and Mr. K. A, Cunningham, who favored his audience with solos. An excellent lunch was served, which by the wny, was of the teachers' own preparation. you enn have local view Po�i CW^>5^ a la Caunt, and ATJJ other kinds at %t cents oacH^ For excellence of the work �* ^iM^^fik tlow display. 7 ^ - * W. A. HAMILTON* Crinripal of Uabbrid^c Mchools, First Preslilent of the Southern Alberta Teachers* Association Kvery family should have a curfew which should positively "ring tonight," and every night if needed. These curfews are inexpensive o,vd �.an \yo hcttno maile. Take a ploce of siding two foi�t long and whittle one end down to a handle; then tuUe the child that needs the curfew ami l�onii him over a barrel. Now t�kc thy jriecA- of shbng and use It for a elnp-per. Put It on hot. I)i7!f!u ti.e stroke evenly and see that none miss flood for a boy or girl up to the age of sixteen and applications are warranted to cure the most prom;tinted ease* of street loafing th .1 exists. The music that the curfew iv-^kes is liner than singing "Where Is my '.van dering boy ttmight?"-Ideal Power. R. - ^ - y^?L ->yy:m t v The Picture Pn 1 ' - yM Only ect. and showed how the MM iv of civics gives a child a clear km>\cl 'dgt-of our public insti'tutions, makes hi�i recogni/e his duly as a citizen, audi inspire* him with a de-term.uut on t >' acquit his obligations to his count iv. -Mr. Hryan lelievcs that in t'i.: s.ng ing of patriotic songs Cn� r.t.iid's e � otions are trained arnym and he made a strong plen In behj.'f � f ur Hag, that we should make in �r  �.f t in our schools, emulating mir nr.^n-bars across the bonier. AI the i*n-clusion a \ote of th>: oei. �.^\ A. M. (snrdon asked if histoiv, g� i g rapby and iit.'rature w �r�� r �n:!ii ed in modern studies and Me. I.-iw ee .\ instances of the inter lepen !*n.v of tnese stibjeets. I If hue res I -to nil r�a �* povidia- *n tei\-st 'to primary teachers was Miss Stout's pa|k*r in "language in Cart 11 and Standard 11. She brought samples of the work done in composition done in her school, and everyone agreed that Ikm* pupils must In.* ! very vU*\ er Ii 11 le people to do kucIi good work. Her suggestions were all ! jn*actical and could imt fail to be of ivneht, Some discussion was caused by M iss St can's statement t hat she gets Part 11 children to use dictionaries intelligently, but she succuedttd in proving that it can be done with good results. Mr. .1. S. JVntland, of Medicine Hut gave a ver.\ in-ler^sting and enlightening address dealing with the teaching of weights und measures. Ho spoke of the origin of the units of weight. He maintained that these points should be dealt with ami that the rigidity of mathematics should be relieved as far as possible. An interesting discussion orcupied the time until the adjournment. The last session of the convention judgement of the committee t When the Stomach, Heart, or Kidney ncr\c� get weak, then those organs always fail. Don't drug the Stomach, nor stimulate tho Heart or Kidneys. That is simply a makeshift. Get a prescription known to Druggists everywhere as Dr. Snoop's liestoratlve. The Restorative is pro-pnred expressly for these weak nerves Strengthen these nerves, build them up with Dr. Snoop's Hcstoratlve- tablets or liquid-and sec how quickly help v-ill come. Kree sample test stmt on request by Dr. Shoop, Racine, Wis. Your health Is surely worth this simple test. Sold by all dealers. -("t w - S e �J3 You should leave your ordeni early r and thus avoid the usual holiday C rush. AVc have something entirely mm for  n \ n T ; 4r r. i Christmas gifts. You should ^ ft - # H AN D F THE NEW COAL TOWN - f\ ^ * I 1 V / � ^ - :-y "ft y �a  -'4 --;,� of the disadvauta^t's that ma ny chfldivn labor under coming from j homes where then* fs no reading matter and that the school must provide u love for re.idmg. (Miildi'eii are fond tif stories ami this is an lucentivo towards rending. She spuke of st�verai methods t>f teaching ivading to U'gin tiers ami explained, by means of the blackboard her own method, which is a combiuation of (the uord and phonic methods. She duvit on Hw necessity oi' hiiving as a ln�is in every reading l.*sson, thought and expression, and advised the teacher to read much aloud, especially poetry, to give thoughts to children. A list of helpful books for primary work was g i ve n. A Her some little discussion as to SNAP FOR SHORT TIME i 4 For Further Particulars, apply to 4  � ^y-nymm ;