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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta ligation restinr on country as a whole to provide Technical Education.. Sanford Mrs., Helen of.-Winnipeg, charge Home of Wei come, aiext, and vol iintee-red informa- work of this institut.ion-'inrbyiriging out domestics I from, tlie oldx Dr. .'as a member of the-Senate 01 the Alberta Univers- ity, director. -the Y.M.C A., and a member of th> Board-, of Educa- tion, was iira position to.give some very valuable evidence. Wednesday, November 23, 1910. and all Stomach Dis- tress Vanishes If VQUI- meals don't, fit comfortably, (ken. He think it workable for several reasons. He thought edu- cation ofHhis-kiud would be of ulti- mate benefit to. the nation. He did not-think it would be possible for the average young school teacher just out ter, England, and .during his appren- ticeship attended night scliool -tor four The majority of the Eng- lish, employers that their-ap- prennces attend night school. Telephone Man or you feel' bloated after eating, and A. ffcmiilton, supervisor of city believe it .is the food which fills and..; David., Andrews, princf- you; if what little you eat lies'like a pal, qt" the'high'school, and-D. A. Me- lump oUead on your if there Kerricker, inspector of public schools, uuiicuiy ;in breathing after eating, provided a sreat deal of data, and all eructations of sour, undigested, food were agreed that .there was a great and acid, heartburn, brash or a belch- introduction of Manual mg of gas, you can make up your mind and -hat you need something to stop food indigestion. kind was to LaiS[ ?el tke branch- twA .t Pa> quanned men to es of. electrical work. Me had been w n T u j- T-, -vears at Me trade and! w n r s Evidence know it all; yet. The telephone! tenant r n le> Renerai }vork ,Uere' with'th.e automatic tendent of the Diamond Coal Co. em- Ploying about two hundred men, lol- iowed He said he had no trn'ibtf getting good foremen. -He did not night schools of any is very much divided up or spec i. He never had receiC'ed school. education in the trade. In re Ply to Mr. Simpson, he said men with ui oj, general ideas .of-all-the bi'anches ari men. working'at most competent. Anything that iace. inere uesirc .gives a broader knowledge of the mght in 'lie wpsr. trade a To make, every-bite of food, you eat excessive acid'and of'the research and demonstration work carried on .at the experimental which sours your entire station, and described the-system of' mea1' -interferes' with digestion and trade would '-be a decided advantage Mght. schools rraght be ot. great lone-" for telephone men in -the he men out Clt-v he a technical -Or nidrt not think .sohooliiiR school would be much- appreciated r e miner. the information. The so many sufferers of Dyspepsia, great problem here is to cultivate the J.ick; -Headache. Biliousness, Constipa-, land in such a way .as to conserve maximum of moisture. President Robertson.: know the conditions here, can you suggest any way in which the farmer can be Mr, Fairfield. rural school could do a great deal to help the'far- -rner by helping boy by an adjustment curriculum." Ag- riculture should be.taught in a prac- tieal way by teachers who been specially prepared the work. I ,do not believe, in systematic hot any in The rural schools. agri- cultural colleges are doing good work, 'but their weaknessTlies in. not putting., enough college, men back on the farnf. This could he largely overcome- by short courses. .schools would Say a course from Nov- Agricultural :high a. splendid .thing. Hj Staffopd-ignew CKj NOTES The Hotel is to be steam heated and the plumbers axe fcusily engaged: on. the new Hotel Yen- ezia, which will be opened shortly. The funeral of', the man who died at, Winnipeg on his way to 3IicheI took -place here on Friday The widow and two sons were, present .at the ouriaL The pool room and bowling alley, has changed hands. 'Fred .Winch" .taken over the proprietorship, t. the hotel Pressing of .rn.Tnnrc_ C, P.- H; 'islikely in the -vicinity., of Rock-Cut ATTOH> Use Newbro's Herpicide Instead artificial hair is a harmless of which many ladies are guilty These women are all sym-, .pathy rather than ;eriticismT Early. neglect in the care of the (Coptinued from front- Chairman of iSchool.-iB.oard Sir. Fleetwood, the' "School Board, was then" called and testified "as follows "uWe -have ember Asked-'as'-to whether he 'thought that.the work of: an experimental farm could be, carried o-n to'better advantage .if directed by the province than as at present by the Dominion, Mr. Faorfield, was not prepared to say. There are advantages both In. so me ways local supervision rn Idht _. i _ ___ A v_ Gripping, etc. Your case is no stomach sufferer you-may call it by some'other naine; your real and only trouble .is that, which-you eat does not digest, but quickly ferments and sours, pro- ducing almost any unhealthy; condi- tion. __ A case of Pape's Diapepsin -will' cost fifty cents at any "pharmacy .here, and will convince any stomach sufferer five" minutes-after taking a single dose that Fermeoiatipri and Sour. Stomach causing the misery .of indigestion. No matter-if you call your trouble Catarrh, of .the Stomach, Nervousness or by any other name- always remember ,that a, certain cure is. waiting at any drug store the mo- ment you _ decide to begin.its use. Pape's Diapepsin will regulateany Stomach within javejnin- u-tes and digest promptly, without any fuss or discomfort, all of any'kind of you eat.., a few of the ambitious would take advantage of cuch a school .That is the experience of min- ing the -world over.- Mod-els Than Books He oelieved more could be "taucht average man by means vork- mg models in fifteen minutes than bv books in fifteen years. His opinion on the matt-er was that a man in the pay of the government stationed in a coal mine centre like Lethbridge and h intimate .deep a study, that he did not believe any men in- the city who have taken up correspottdence courses had ever com- plgted them. He did 'not believe it- was possible to teach the trade through books alone or by correspond- ence. Want More Instruction. Claude S. Stewart, automatic tele- phone auto- matic systems inZAlberta. There is a great difference -of opinion as-towh -.---------ov .Ui to nrU5i- making trips to the various mines all ther the 'automatic svstem bet- tne time could do more .good than service than the old. It is verv anything else. He had not given the much more intricate. He believ-ed matter much thought; but had al- rthat some-sort-of a technical school XITSIV5 T TTt -f-Tl n. _......i A ft'' t- _ i- ways felt, in the west more amhitiou was needed before technical eclu-a- would-be welcomed by electric-1 ada lans. They had discussed n the city would welcome it. There s.not a great deal of. difference be- tween the skill, required-by carpenters in Scotland and in Can- Lewis Alford, laborer, said'he tuon. would be a success. and necessitvf He did "not think- very-much and compel the large proportion of la- ex- for his binder, that so hard was tne.grilling they got in one sea- son, on. a -large that 'it be 'desirable, but- -as ar- .present. second work Is" not hampered in the least.'- season. "ch The council chamber was full all through the sessipn'and'-great interest was shown. -Evening. Session ,..The first witness-called at the even- ing session was George M. Hatch. He has farms south and east of the city .on both dry land ;and. irrigated The .former was 700 acres and the latter 4.80 acres. He sowed the irrigated. farm in alfalfa three boring men ,to .try and, better them- selves mentally; He was SDeakine of course, of the particular: class of men employed in western mines, sev- enty-five per cent-of whom are for- eigners. The opportunities to make money in other lines is too in perience, had.been of 'inestimablo va i- ue to him. -Tire -Tire -electrical-trade -is progressing and He the west and a large. majority- of the Deea young men, he would not take -advantage of -technical educa- tion. To Mr., Simpson he "said he. hoped to him, continually you find yourself out Painters Want Night Schools Arthur Meads, 'painter, said f ourneman served.- several years he reason: A Bricklayer AVallace bricklayer, said had not- suggested reducing Ws ers would would _..... season. "Technical education i- w- v.Uu- wouiQ how to'.-run; their, L'fc-Fact9r' he was ".engaged in in- machinery- Jess expense .and f'stauation "only.and" not ''manufacturing; less wear and-.tear; he -considered would be of great benefit. A .Coaldale Farmer compulsory-education --in j Northern -Califomia he kaows a Lethbridge, but it is not provided for field thair was sown in alfalfa in 1888 in the provincial statutes. There" are J pupils the -city.: schools. J, do'not thinJC -7 there are1 or, girls. pf.'the.schoejTage' who do not attend 'any -school.' -We: iave no .manual ,.training in O.UE A-.-.fewiy-ears >agq. H. A...Suggitt, of Coaldale, was the o examined. He farms about acres. -He is raising" wheat long enough to get "the land m shape for.alfalfa and similar crops. His land is-'under-irrigation ov but had not tried alfalfa, pects sdmerday.to into" erovms on the unland farm. TTP. smaller The chief regards farming is getting men who1 understand distribution- of water; .-On the- wheatland farm. he used a gasoline tractor, and had much wire at' all. Some: men "are.; called men. The best men are knoTPn- as "electrical mechanics." Several of the men .working for taking cor- respondence courses of study. pay to stimulate their ambitions. He :gave V some figures in regard to miners wages.- ticeship prior'to-that. ;There are number, of painters -in the city, but i nP only, one apprentice. Paint- -night five years' apprenticeship-to Wales. to at-, school .maintained, by the with the sign ing and so-forth. He -did not lieve, painters .out as a had much knowledge as to the lying principles of nor be- common. of 'about were four or five illed-were secretarv of .the blending, judging -from the colors of some.of the Lethbridge. Caruenters, Pavor School Chas. Brooks, carpenter, said he had learned his -trade in the ordi g on "the upland farm. He has been in touch with alfalfa growing in the west "for a number of vears, -In southern is'., still makin in 1881 that 'fts- -.Asked jjy. the what he cpn-' sfdef ed were ffifficuities of dry; land fa-rming that in 'the of securing a jcrop- everyj 'year. .Mr. not ink. position, to '.consider it: and' Hatch that" six' or CTTIf'o Trmn 4-Tt A T. -_ 'i -T_ _ .1 _'.-_" __-__ j-i since then- the lias TieeH hair that their personal appearance is sadly To correct this defect 'they resort -to artificial hair. Most.ladies -would resent any impu- tation of personal carelessness andaie. gleet.: And yet very many -women .per- mit their natural hair to become so dull, brittle and lusterless that it looka no better than the artificial. AH this is ,as unfortunate as it is ,iin- Becessary. Hair that is unsightly or -thin may usually be attributed to the malevolent activity of germ." This vicious the ;enn dandruff burrows down into .hair follicle, shortly j destroying its life. The hair 'becomes dead; loose' and finally drops remedy sold by allfarug- gists, the intelligent use of which -wil'i Mil the dandruff germ. It also cleanses the scalp of all accumulations and makes, the hair shine with the luster of life and beauty. In .providing-accommodation for the ordinary courses. We have kin- dergartens in the city and are get- ting splendid results from Am- )le provision has been made for the future in the way of school sites. The ratepayers .-have been the school board and always willing-- 'to make ail-possible provision. P. L. Naismith P- L- general manager of the.A..R. gave evidence to the effect that the A. II. I. emploved between 900 and. 750 about 50 in the shops. They experi- enced great trouble in getting com- petent foremen with skill and knowl- edge of the Miners' ...Act. A great many take a correspondence course many- of whom -would attend a night school. The Alberta coal field he considered-the.safest field' on the con- tinent. In twenty-five-years there had been twelve.deaths. had-fteen no j men ty, that the present year was the to expound" :first that: there had been any difficul- ty. The' frosts do not bother here! :i Learning.'rto Farm Asked if the farmers with whom.he acquainted _ are getting to under- One-man had irrigated 575 acres in.one month. There is a school .near where, he ".lives. Nothing-" is being taught -of 'the of irrigation dry iand larmmg or anything of; that sort. Jif.funds were, not sufficient he did not..know whether or not-local the practice of electrical wiring or ansulation, but- not. about the theory. There are probably fifty men in the city ..deriving their living di- rectly from" electrical work. Probably ten or.twenty per cent, of them would-be glad to :embrace the oppor- tunity Coffered by a Labor Council's -Secretary John Heaton, assistant- secre'tary of the Trades and. Labor Council, said there were about 1600, men represent-: advantage to a: carpenter to'be able to read and draw, a simple Of the' "three .hundred carpenters in Leth- bridge, he-. believed jnanv cf them a technical school. Probably a very small proportion of carpenters are able to build a stair- way. Never started to fol- low the trade had.he had-any oppor- tunity to' secure technical "education. Alec _ carpenter, learned the trade in served.his _____ who .spoke of technical- 'educatidn.-for. carpenters and other trades; men.' The. evidence was all.-given under -.oath. In closing the "session Brof. Robert- son, the'.chairman, thanked the local given so much trouble in securing witness- es, -wltn: information Co'rii- cil had discussed the matter of night schools, when-word was'first received that the commission was coming, arid it favored thera. "He-was an -engi- neer's pattern maker by trade, but week no'w was following carpentery. He to- chil- served his.apprenticeship in Manches-, elementary..drawing, and so forth fhP the mission required... He. believed'.. some verr valuable had tfeea Almost every new 'plaQe-iffiey? to 'be- ing, wearied-eb-y. hearing- 'the-same again.' they'ieard something saw ?spme: new-aspect of national; life, discovered. some new ....meet- ing it. _; If' ahybody- Leihbridge had any awing mo so tortn ;m information- they would -be ot schools 'before- commencing, interest- to -the: anv- J. __ MJ, tut. VfUiilUljaanJU, ULf JU to learn_the trade., He.had what other knowledge he had from -dence' if practice-and books.. He would appVer -ing and''; ciate the .opportunity of night :at -Ottawar it justas'' ac- scnooi, and believea other: carpenters? cep.tabler as--the -jpuVit it The remedy is Newbro's Herpicide. the Original Dandruff Germ Destroyer" .This preparation in one dollar size bot- tles is sold and guaranteed everywhere AppJlications may be obtained at the barber: shops .and hair dressing Herpicide. po.. Dept R.. De troit, ifich., -will send a nice sample and booklet to any address .upon re- ceipt .of lOc in postage or -silver. J. ;D. Higinbotham Co., Special Agents. I Mr. Xaismit-K gave; a short iistorv or the irrigation and -the su- gar ba-t .The was handicapped by the -.'want -of iieets. Wheat is grown too Questioned by Mr. Armstrong Mr stated that eleven years azo the Gait coal was the only coal in the west, and now it is the standard. They had already spent half a million at the new colliery. They felt that in opening a shaft that would be oper- ated for twenty-five years it would be poor economy to put in any but the, best and most up to date' ma- chinery. __The new shaft is the second largest, n not the largest, in. Canada. Their market extended from Winnipec: To the summit of the Rockies, and JN'ortnern Montana and Washington. In reply to President Robertson he ventured the prediction that in ten years ihe output of Lethbridge' and stand the principles of dry farming, and that the pres- ent- year had really been a blessing disguise, because it stimulated the farmers to study, the-matter scienti- fically. The farmers are conferring with one another and .reading every- thing they can get hold of relative scientific methods. The. farmers" are "not as careful, as they might be in selecting see.d. On the irrigated farming there is a ten- dency TO go into stock raising and in- tensified -There is an. active market in Lethbridge and Crow's Nest for the products of intensified farming. Poultry, raising is increas- ing. The labor .question is one or the biggest questions facing the fanner. The farm hand who knows how to farm is -hard .rto -get. Sub-surface packers are-.-very 'much: in-use in the Lethbridge and much appre- ciated by the farmers.- No-difficulty, whatever, is experienced getting good crops with goOu-iETm -management. There, are no creameries in the dis- trict that he of. Some, alfalfa and other fodders are shipped to the Kootenay country, but for some years to' come nearly ail produce will be consumed at home. He believed there to be great- room for better educa- tion in the schools, tending to make farm life more attractive to our grow ,_ j vicinity would' EC. tons per day. He considered that there -.was -an ob- All Users of EDDY'S "SILENT" MATCHES Know they make no noise or sputter have no odor; are quick, safe 'and. sure. Made by fel B. Irfrfy, Co., United, Bull, Canada Ask ycur nearest grocer for them About Steam Plows _ In answer to Mr. Armstrong, Mr. said that steam plows some- times broke 30 acres in the day. Much ploughing is done where- one trip of a plow over a strip of land is all that is necessary, the discs, pack- ers antl so forth being dragged behind the plows, leaving the land readv for drills. In Montana an agricultural college was created out of government sub- sidies, and recently experimental farms have been extended to each country. He regarded them as a great benefit. The agricultural college was .built and maintained part'lv ,by federal grants and partly by" the state. Questioned by Mr. 'Simpson what displacement of labor on farms was caused by the introduction of steam plows and modern machinery, he said ten' men and forty horses were dis- placed by one engine and four men. The economy is thus about one-half besides time saved, an important ele- ment. A boiler inspector last year had in- formed him there were one hundred and forty-three steam plow outfits in the territory south and east of the city alone. Waste of Machinery There .was in the west generally a great waste of machinery. Machinery IR nofc taken care of as it is in the cast. He told of one man who dc- J dared that it did not pay to build l I WHY NOT ENTERTAIN WITH AN INFORMAL GRAM-O- PHONE MUSIC ALE? C0njing discriminating T j _ hostesses. The variety of the se- lections afforded by "Victor Records make such affairs pleasant backgrounds for informal "four-o'clock-teas" with i (two ia can bny then tint if tbc combiutioa yon. 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