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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY; OCTOBER is. 1015. THE LEiTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE NEW FALL SHOES MADE IN CANADA to FOK MEN: The ".Just liight Shoe" for men. This well known shoe has recognized quality splendid value for the money FOB WOMEN: JS. T. Bell's Shoes for women, a neat stylish com- fortable shoe absolutely the best, ladies' shoe ire. In the past, we have been accustom- ed'to teach the Norman Conquest, ami '.he Discovery of America as the two mtstandiug events in our history: but t is impossible to doubt that the great in which we are now engag- ed will have as important for ta and for 'our descendants. What he future may have in store we can- not say, -but heavy burdens, vast re- ponsibilities, great possibilities for good or for evil, will be ours. And it eems to me that, just in so'far as realize and endeavor to face our uty in this in so far shall fe be able to measure up to .the stan- ard of the great demands which the uture will certainly make upon UB. If the teachers here present accept hese arguments, then, surely it is up to .us" to see to it that In our Al- ertft schools every child shall know mt our cause is just, that we n the words of Mr. to ulfll a solemn international obliga- history of the present day IB written In the newspapers, and OJIQ need not hesitate to say that the pupil who has had careful training In h la to 17 will read the newspapers with far more discrimination, ant! with loss likeli- hood response to appeals to pre- judice than the boy or girl without that training. The ability to make comparisons, and to draw con trusts Is the most use- ful weapon of the history teacher. To be effective, history teaching must be general in scope before being exact in detaall, and we should teach our his- tory, Canadian and British, by means of comparisons anil contrasts, as a re- sult of which the various stages iu the nation's progress will he treat-id as a series of closely connected pic- tures. No lesson must be isolated, no' period, no event must he left suspend-1 od in mid-air. The teacher must look forward and. backward, see what pre- ceded, and what succeeded, and then consider the event with which lie is dealing In tbe light ol" tbe resources. shall find children ning to appreciate lection of this population against un- scrupulous adventurers. Details of the vast civilizing work undertaken by llritish Empire in India, in lOgypt, In East and West Africa, and in many other parts of the be out of place at this stage, but we capable of begin- the difliculty of problem presented in the white rulers of a country inhabited by a large majority of partially civilized natives. And if we can do this wt shall bf preparing the way for a sant- solution of what must be one of the great ijucstionr, which we shall have lo meet in the future, that of the position within the Empire of iliesn same colored races. point which may be made here is that in addition to the control uf uur, own relatively small native pop: on govern the Commonwealth of Australia now controls and administers certain col- onies to the north of that continent, and that the Union of South Africa the limitation, and the aspirations of' wiil "''minister territory which obligation which, entered in- o -between uersons in. ordinary' con- erns of life would have been co'nsid- "ed an obligation, not only of law, but honor, which no. self-respecting man ould possibly have, repudiated; sec- ndly, to vindicate the principle that mall nationalities are aat to bs crash- d by the arbitrary will of a strong ower; not for aggression, not even or maintenance of "selfish Interest, ut in. defence of principles, the main- enance of which vital to the civ- ization of the world." That, to put briefly, all the distress and sorrow f the present tribulation are worth hile. It Is not well with that coun- y, for whose citizens the dead have labored, and-died in vain. Re- the times. We cannot teach British i lhe South" Africans have wrested history without considering 'Britain j as part of a continent; and to teacli I From what has sprung all the lanadlan and British watertight subjects extreme. ing the past, year by peoples withii our blood, or territories i histon- as two j ot purpose, of action, and of Ken- is foolish in the I timent, which lias been exhibited ilur-1 cAL.ciuc. ing t-lie past, year by peoples Let me Illustrate: study in Bri- the Empire not of our blood, or of tisli history tile Seven year's War as Simply from the fact that Guaranteed Goods iear a den] nowadays our self-government, no British col- ony had received a fuller measure of responsible government than had been enjoyed by the American colon- ies before 'the Declaration of Inde- pendence. And but for their persist- ence the story of today would have been, impossible. Australian and New ZeaUnder fighting side by side "at the Dardanelles, the tale, of Canadian heroism.told by St. Julien and Festu- bert, the magnificent proof of the re- ality of British freedom, and of tbe British institutions so re- cently afforded by the .Union of South Africa, direct result tbe work of Canadian, patrjotis and states- men, wh'o, in seeking the best for Ca- nada, wrought even better than they oiew. And we can go further-than this. Before the war, the growth, of nations ia Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa had result- ed in tentative and cautious steps .owards some kind of federation wlth- n ,the Empire. The war, and the great services rendered, and being rendered, by the Overseas Dominions, with the distinct understanding that premiers will he consulted in 'anging terms of peace, have -brought iuch 'a scheme appreciably nearer. And whatever may be dfine, I want o emphasize the fact that the success- ul experience which Csnada has bad of a federal form of government must mean that our people and statesmen will be able to contribute perhaps more wisely and helpfully; to the hammer- ing out of a policy of Imperial Fed- eration tban the peoples Vn'd rulers of any other part of the Empire what- ever. Let us see, that to these questions 'we give due'.emphasis.' Tbe war and !the interest' aroused by it will-'make our task easy. Importance .of Conflict .We now consider very briefly how the program out- lined in. bur course of studies we find the problems here presented to us given reality by the war, and meth-' ods by- which, while using the .war to give life to1 our; work, we niav at the continually press upon'our oupils the importance of this con- flict. In so doing I, have selected, ccr- jflin material from the; work of each rade It nil! be obvious that thc nethod suggested may be extended .0 almost all the work done, and my selection is, I am sure, >erj im wrfeet. The tcarhei m Grade V in dealing 1 with the Red Indian natives of Cati-j da, should not fail to emphasize the ucctas with which, throughout tbe Empire, we have'almost in- auably dealt with "native races 'npiis should be made to feel that n Canada ue hare a right to be iroud of the treatment which has u-ayfi been accorded to our native population, and fhff "arJy in the forj of BritiiH Canada as 1769 spe- provision made for the pro- mean very much to the Maple Leaf of-our Dominion. K u In "-Grade VII.' the -teacher's oppor- tunities, arc so numerous that I can only offer a lew suggestions here and there. We do have already Suggest- mate anything like, enough of the story of the United Empire Loyal- ists. The account of that migration of women let migr us no for- who had sacrificed everything for their devotion to the Empire, is the story of the real founding of British Canada, and makes "one of the finest Followed by Excellent Service IS THE WATCHWORD AT THIS MARKET And you will get the cut. you want from the Best Meats we can buy. Our shop is always spick and span, smells sweet and fresh. A FULL LINE FOR TOMORROW. The Alberta Meat Market The Oldest Established Meat Market in the. City, lesson history, face to the foe fighting for Canada we may speak to- our pup.ts in the words of Lowell 'I with uncovered head Salute the sacred dead, Who went, and who return not so -Tis not the grapes of Canaan that repay, But the high faith that failed not by the way Virtue treads paths that end not in the grave No ban of endless night exiles the brave And to the saner mind We rather, seem the de-ad, that- stayed behind.' In Grade .VIII, .1 propose to out- ine only two topics which will help in the understanding of the present to cherish. lesser sacrifice is de- manded of us today; Shall-we fail where they so. well and truly laid thr foundations Of the significance of the lead which Canada gave to the Empire in self- government, and of the probable fu- ture significance of our early and successful essay in the establishment of: a federal form of government I have already spoken. When we come to that of Canada as a-part of the British Empire these things; must not be to them we must- add the story of our country's part in'the two days before the out- break of which our government had offered an expeditionary force which IF HAIR IS TURNING GRAY, USE SAGE TEA Here's Grandmother's Recipe to Dark- en and Beautify Faded That beautiful, even shade of dark, glossy hair can only be had by brew- ing a mixture of Sage Tea phur. Your hair is your charm...-'It makes or mars the" face. When it. fades, turns gray, streaked and-looks, wispy vand scraggy, just an >p- plication or two of Sage and "Sulphur enhances its appearance a hundred- fold. _ _ Don't bother to you can get from any drug store a SO-cent 'bottle of "Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur ready: use This can be depended upon to bring .back the natural color, thick- ness and lustre or your hair and re- mpye dandruff, stop scalp itching and falling hair, Everybody uses "Wyeth's" Sage tion it becomes beautifully dark and long drawn out poleonic wars displays the ambition of one man involving the continent in years of 'ultimately but one power standing between him and triumph, in 'so doing Britain ox PAGE 6) Afayor of Medicine Hat, sajs he is willing to accept a second term, The Choicest Meats i South Alberta Produces We Always Hit This Aim And aaain this we oiler you the cut you, want of the most tender, juicy meat grown. Every- thing kept liesh and sweet in our big cold storage plant but remember, we sell J'reSb killed meats No cold storage products handled. Wo have everything on the market for GIVE YOU THE BEST DELANYS LIMITED PHONE 452 ;