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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 8, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 4 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Monday. ScitU'tnbrt' 8, HMS li- ft LETHBRIPGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER IK7 Publlihed by Hie tethbrldgc Htnld Prlatlnj Co., LW., every ful evtnlnj it Its office, Sixth Strttt, UOibrWge. Alberta, PHONE: Cdltfrlil. flsssrterli! And Neni 1224 W. A. Dlrtctsr T. W. QUAVt-t Mar.ftslpp Editor JOHN TOKRANCE PHONE: 1252 DAILY RATES dfiuerei...... M.OO 1 jeir. by nail....... 6 noDtfcs, delivsrtd ?2.00 6 mouths, by S months, detlrered >1.00 8 raoatbj. by mill ......l- 1 aon'.b, deliveKi SSc. 1 moatb. by mail Adlreuti ctuiiii a ofltn italrtS. tut tolh THE DAILY HERA Dnu. Book Store; J. C. Rob- ertsoa Co.; Jtslrsoa Co.; Alsiunlrt Hotel; p'.e'a Drug Btort; Ktaay Alllo; Hotel Stmd: Empress tel J-MCh. Dium'nd D'Aio. Muildni Hat AHlulbolt Hotel D. Mur. phy Co.; Craubroolc Boole CoaipiDy. LO FOR IAUC AT Bros. Vancouver Wldf Worlj Kovi Co.: Shop, Street....... 705 Rlw SHe Aventw.. Gnuy Uke Hotel. .i -Cs bee Ajeacr. Book and .N'ews Store, IMA Stti Are. West: World Xewa Co. Plnctar Station Edwwd Bead. SI. News Co. t j in exploding submarine mines q thoustiiul yank distant with such accuracy that one of two mines only five yurds apart was explod- ed at will, while the second iniiia rrmaiucd intact. This invcn- iiou can be applied on land as.wcll as em sea, and also lo dirigible balloons, such as Ihe Oerman Zeppelins, with nielullic tu'iualurc. 11 also rendere a ship containing explosive ammunition more dangerous for those on hourd Hum for the enemy. However shocking lo humane instincts Ihe modern muni- tions of war which science creates may there arc in these some consoliilion. It is Hint by intensifying Ihe horrors of war- fare then' will he less eager desire to rnsli into il. With the prospects of Ihe terrible destruction and carnage ahead there will be a pause afforded for deliberation before rcsorlitig to so dead- iv a Iriuuuut. x OUK POINT OF VIEW Watch J.ethbridgc grow. farmers are those who stuck their grain. Wish that Thaw al Coalicook would freeze up. Swat the mosquito, ye and the milk production will increase. Jerome found out liiat Coalicook wasn't quite as wide opeii as New York. Plnchcr Dr. llHcbell Drtf Clireoce KaoV deis. Keirs PoWiihffl ererj- I mr in sdvaco WEEKLY HERALD In oTSote puts. coaUlmj c news o( the ted >Uatdct f inoatbs la tcvance Wonder if the well paid lawyers arc paying the crowd to cheer for Thaw. FAivlOUS BASCULE LIFT BRIDOE Above lithe picture of the famom Bascule Lilt Bridge over the Kamlnlstlgrna Rlvfr at Fort William, Ont.j nnectfng the mainland with the liUnd which is known as "No, 2." Coalicook seemingly is fonder of insane murderers than gentlemen gamblers. ]f the price of milk goes up ask Hie milkman if the mos- quitoes are lo biame. Thaw will soon he qualified for membership in the Eastern Townships Old Boys' association. WORK OUT OF SCHOOL HOURS 0 X MORE OCCASIONS than one the Herald has referred in these columns lo the advisability of doing'away with whal is commonly known as "home work." Thst is to say the spend- ing of time out of the. regular school hours in the preparation of nest day's lessons. In this connection we are glad lo note lhal our namesake in Calgary has taken up Hie question in the. interests of Ihe school children in that city. The Calgary Herald shows a commendable persistency in coming to the attack lo'urge school authorities to consider what is an important problem. It is a qucslipn which is not entirely confined to those who have the ruling in educn- 'lional matters. It is a subject in which the general public lias a riglil to interest itself in. That parents are so interested, at any rate, in Calgary, may be seen in the fact thai the Herald stales that, since it first broached the question of shorter school hours, jl has been in receipt of communications from many representa- tive sourcej. ]t is not necessary to travel over the ground of arguments put forward in favor of shortening hours of sttudy. It is palp- able that a subject like a school child requires a certain amount of leisure lime for physical recreation for its well-being. II is uol good for him, or her, lo be worried viHi home preparation after the regular school hours. The necessity for this extra work, lo put il plainly, is one lo me'el Die teacher's requirement more lhan Ihe pupil's, il is the outcome of our modern exam- ination system, wherein a good average of passes is looked npon as a credit to the teacher, to attain which the pupil is made Ihe victim. This may sound rather harsh, but, nevertheless, it is true. Bnl il is extremely douhUul whether the good results anticipated are brought about by these means. There is a limit to the receptive nature of a child's mind. After the hours in the class room it is hardly fitted (o absorb much more of a mental nature. If preparation is necessary it would appear the more rational .method to devote a certain period of the five hours in school to allowing the pupil to commit to memory certain facts necessary for a given subject. This could be made a preliminary lo Ihfc taking up of the same by the teacher in class. The days of "cramming" are over; evils incidental lo the system have been recognized. Home preparation is after all 'something in the way of "cramming." The responsibility of the education of his charges lies prim- arily with Ihe teacher. The preparation in school hours referred to will have the merit of placing the pupils under his eye. What- ever time spent in tliis would be thoroughly spent under super- Vision, and Tvith the tcncber at hand lo explain away any diffi- cultie.'i. The same cannot be said of home preparation where a pupil would be inclined lo "dawdle" and, thereby, further rob himself of the lime which should he devoted lo outdoor or oilier recreation necessary for producing the healthy mind in Ihe. healthy body, Undoubtedly our Tory friends have greater faith in the future of the Peace River "country than ever.'' Monev must be loose down easl when ri-weslcrn man can touch up banks so easily with a letter of introduction. The Dominion Western, we are told, is a Jim Hill line, all Jim Hill lines, il is coming riiighly slowly. On next municipal voiing day il will be a gladsome sighl lo ace hubby going arm in arm with his wife to the polls. If Rufus Pope doesn't watch out Harry Thaw will supplant him :is Ihe people's idol in the eastern township's of Quebec. If Ihe epidemic keeps up, schools will not have a complete course without a profe-ssoctpf Thawology. Five hundred were hurl in Dublin Rudyard Kipling will have an excuse now lo lear off a second edition of "Bells." Modern Million tTorooto Star) The work of a modem missionary is deBcriberJ in an article quoloi In' the PoiiJ Elgin Times. Ho hus gone f Nevr'JYork lo work In Alaska: '.'He tU traveled thousands ot mllej on in company with a jele'lndlati guide. The mercury has ea'j.Deen Eerecty telow oW tae been comrnoiu This raftn la a dshtlat and a doctor; he estracti aciilrjf teelb; be washes out and dreWea wo-jndst tores, and pfescrlbes ne marries the young and Juries Che dead. He comforts tne sorrowing, defends the helpless, Illicit liijuoT-drinWnj. puts ills lile In dallj-' peril from cold anil sUrvalion anif'lbft revenge ot wicked men. Ho helps the miners, and tack thelr'memoriea lie good leascni tier learned at There are many missionaries working iri all paita of tbe worW, and they furnish the best answer to Ibn stlon whether mtssious arc worthr of support, Adverse criticlEin cf rnls- elonarles Is founded upon the notion that tha .'arc merely theoloelans en- gaged in soreadlag certnln doctrtnea. The modern Is physician, social reformer, aud, an nil-round use.ru! rpftn or Troman. Tue religious work'la not neslectea. Tto PW who arc bsneflttcd by medical treat- ment and kindness to reflect that the religion wWch produces fruits must be a good one. Their s'Js- plclooi are disarmed. They are la receptive caooil. Such missionaries in 'not make trouble for. the countries they rcj-TC sent On the contrary, thby are OiPlo mats and amhassaaors In the broad and modern senso.Tiiey convey every where a good iraprfisslon of their re llgloa and ot their country. The Reaeon (Hamllioji' Herald) At the K. JI..Y. C. dances the tangc Is -because the Jolly tars can't dance it with their eea leg Weather Forecut (Toronto Star) .Tlio law's delays make It rosslblo ,hat wo will have two January Thawj of one. Whloh One (Sfontreal Herald) Controller Tommy Churcb, of Tov ooto, says, "It will be all the same la the next world." Taking this to mean all the same as Toronto a violent eon. troversy has broken out among lho local papers as to what, world tbo (roller waa reterrlng. V-ry Much Like It. Montreal Hsrnltl The Canad'.an press welcomes Harry Thaw to Ihla country with all the cor- diality tliat -would mirk the arrival oC a sVuuli at a garden party. Victory Explained (Calgary Albertan) Neither -Mr: -.Mlchc-nei nor Mr. Ben- nett'went loto the 3'eaco cos- test nnd the result shows what a Con- servative can do when he gets a fair- coaace.1 Mayor Hardie and. Aid. Williamson miglil try selling the debentures lo the lawyers who'are at work on'.th'e thaw millions. Funny that mosquitoes have been actively-biting Manitoba cows all summer, hut thai il is only now the pesky things have directed the milk supply. This Victor -Victrola Black flics are so bad in Peace River just now thai the people are erased. ThatV- Ihe besl explanation we've heard for the Peace River Tory victory. Jusl why gas leases should nol be assessed Ihe Herald cannot see. They bear a relation similar to railways, and railways pay taxes, even though il does go against Ihe grain. 4 There's a byc-eleclion In Easl York, Onl., today. Banish the liar is Ihe issue, Can'l you see the Tors' temperance volers scrambling to the polls lo vole against the measure? Medicine Hal's street railway is coming when Ihe money markel improves. Thought those magnates had enough of ihe coin lhal a lilllc thing like a stringency wouldn't affect Ihcin. M Canada won (he championship rifle shol competition in the United Stales, and the King's prize al Hislcy. Looks as though Col. Sam ought to be able lo pick up some prelly good soldiers in' Ihe Dominion. "There's your money said an Arkansas cotton grower, pointing fo alfalfa on a trip cast of flic city on Saturday. He hitd hccn in Ihe country only iwo days, II didn't lake him long lo size up the A BANK ANI) AN ODERN INVENTION has tended to make war more Itrrihle, and still il appears lhal inventive genius in (his dircclion rias nol yet reached its limit. This is demonstrated by Die lalesl kddilion to Ihe list of instruments of destruction, described in the New.York Tribune. It is an invention of one Signer Ulivi for exploding al dis- tances varying from 600 lo 6000 yards by wireless infra solar apectrtim called F-rays, all explosive siibslnnrcs in con- fad with metal which may be on board of any vessel of war. Experimenlj with asloundingly successful results hsn-e betn made with Ihi'i invenlipn, which Ulivi predicts will revolutionize warfare on land and sea. Roughly speaking, the application consists in finding, by "Cop aids slit skirl declares a headline. If Ihe dis case becomes any more rampant, il may become necessary to instiltile. n cop corps whose sole duly il will hu to bodyguard the females of scanty wardrobe. complete with 5 Record Albums with space for 82 recoids Easy payments if desired (plus small charge for Any "His Master's dealer in City in Canada will gladly show you that the artistic achievements of the world's Greatest Singers and Musicians can ,he fault-; lessly reproduced in your own home by this superb-instnir.: menl, Viclrolas are from lo X Mincg-iny or Pnc< JIOO means of a ipecial projector emilfing return infro rcrl rays, Ihe exact and radio-magnetic capacity of metallic oh- Whtn these have been determined with the VIM F-ray is projected end a long distance wireless explosion ith mathcmnlical accuracy. The righteous magistrate who almost hroke a hone in his hand when he hanged the desk, would lead one to conclude thai (he one ccni ante game played by William Travers Jerome was Ihe worst crime commilted in Coaticook in a century. An Irishman living on one of the C, P. H. ready-made farms is growing cantaloupes. They may nol ripen lliis year, hut nexl [year they will, for he will know when to plmil them. Irish and Sunny Southern Alberta climale is a prelty iiarci combination lo beat. Experiments .made near Villicrs, by Vlivi and the 1'rcncli governmenl cpmmissioner on bpiirci (he Lady Henrietta resulted j The Herald sincerely hopes (lie gfpvernme-nt al Kdmonlon does nol forge! lo arrange In place a Titles office at bridgi! ill the coining session of (he Ltgislalurp. There's one coming lo Hie south, and Lethhridgr; is adinilledly the logical Ask for free copy of our 300-page Musical Encyclo- pedia, listing over 5000 Victor Records, Double-Sided Victor Records are 90 cents for the two selections. Berliner Gram-ophone Co., MONTREAL Limited I Mason Risch, Ltd., Pianos B_ 404-5th St.S., Block 17 Western Branches Phone 791 ;