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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1946 School Principal And Representative Of Trades Council Boost Cmc Centre SpoMored by the Ladies' Organi- zation for Civic Improvement, speakers discussed in a final broad- cast in a series, their views on the proposed ijethbriSge Civic Centre over radio station CJOC on Mon- dav evening. Speakers S. Vaselenai; Principal of St. Baal's Roman Catholic gehool aati D. Pat- terson, member of the Lethbridge Trades and Labor Council. Both stressed the urgent need of a cen- tre for the community life of Leth- bridge keeping ia aiind the ex- pecisd substantial grovth in the city and imajeciate cUstrict. Mr. Vaselenak pointed out thai all cJtizeas should have free access to the centre to enjoy recreation, exchange ideas aisd, meet on equal terms. In this way unity among the citizens vrould be fostered. The centre should serve young and old alike. Ic would break {Sown the "Where we live in the city com- -Whe pies" living complex." The speaker pointed out value of such a centre in the di- recting young people along proper Christian and moral pursuits. If Prescriptions Accurately filled and sent to you PROMPTLY McCAFFRElTS DRUG 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205. STORES 414 13th St. N. Phone 3445 the centre prevents one boy irom becoming DUIinger aad makes him a. citizen of good character, it has served its purpose, he de- clared. THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Parents Get Stars More Money Than Merchandise Available In East, Says Davis In sharp contrast to little red school house days then star were smiled upon by load parents is the modem trend ia which par- tilts receive approbation from chii- i Kccectly returned from a month's j business trip-that took him to large cities in Eastern Canada and the United. States, E. C. H. Dans, man- The T. Eaton store here. oren aad teachers for their interest i stated today that his general tm- in" school affairs. i pression had been that "business Mr. Yaselenak warned against too great haste in planning the centre, contending that adequate time should be taken for study of plans and objectives. "A delay of a year or even two will not mat- ter, if. when the actual construc- tion begins, the plans are as near- ly perfect as it is humanly pos- sible to make them." he said. Close association of the differ- ent Sunday Schools in the organ-. ization of youth recreation in the! centre was suggested by Mr. Vase-' lecak. He felt that Sundav School attendance would be stimulated in this way- He drew attention of his listen- ers to the honor roll in front of the city, hall which lists the names of Lethbridge men and women who answered the call of countrv during the Second Great War. He that no greater tribute could be paid to these citizens than by providing Lethbridge with ade- quate civic centre, facilities. Mr. Patterson Mr. Patterson expressed the In OJds. in a recent Home and every where is good and racr- money School membership drive, enthus- than merchandise was available iastic pupils of the totver grades! He explained that the Canadian to stimulate parental interest. As months ahead and were pareats joined the Home aad School great difficulty getting skilled labor. Association a gold star was placed j "Many are running at oalv half beside each name on these posters. 3 their cauacitv due to the shortage At the end of the year the j of skived he declared, "Bat achieving the highest average mem- 5 there apoears to be a lot of skilled of "the Lethbndge Trades aad Labor Council in being per- mitted by the Ladies' Organization to present its views on the pro- posed civic centre. He voiced the appreciation of the Traces Coun- cil for the generous financial sua- ]porj given the proposed swimming pool and civic centre by the late Fritz Sick, pioneer citizen of Leth- mass pro- Ask for one of these nseful Household Inventories Bowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate. Rentals POTATO GROWERS We are buving NETTED GEMS CARLOADS OR TRUCKLOADS Plttnkett Savage Leibbridge Phone 2584 Modem science aad more leisure, necessitating more parks and playgrounds aad great- er municipal planning, he said. Public mea should do everything possible to provide facilities that will encourage proper use of leisure time. Ia this way child deliaquea- j-cy and other problems can be re- duced. The Traces and Labor Council is convinced that Lethbridge is situated "ia oae of the finest dis- At the Theatres Complete shows: "LosS Last complete show at "Christmas ia. last complete show at "Radio -Stars oa "Murder My. that American stores are mafcing a play" With thpir British woollens. Mr. Davis indi- cated that these goods were present in great abundance, appearing in toe form of sports' suiting by the yard, women's suits aad sweaters. "But she prices are high, and British woollens if imported Canada's couldnt come with- had visited were booked in the present Canadian pnce eeil- He added: "Generally speaking. prices of .merchandise appear to be considerably higher than they are in Canada for the same class of goods." A critical taxi situation was also noted by the Canadian visitor. 'The taxis are literally falling apan in tie atlas I visited in tne United States, and I was informed they were short' some tax.irahs in New York City alone, and in Chi- the situation was said to be as serious. Taxi drivers are only making short runs these days." he said.- Speakicg of accommodation available for the travelling public. Mr. Davis added: The American hotels are crowded to the doors. Unless you have a reservation booked weeks in you sira- ply can's, get, in." bttship teceived a prize. LUC (Did you i help being trainee, which may help get a good report this month, par-1 the situation ja the not too distant 3 future." The Olds Association is busy j Scarcitv is also glariae in certain 4-rt 1 _ U.._L. _ m paring to entertain delegates frcm all over the province when the Provincial Home and School Con- vention meets hi Olds this month. tricts in Canada and is in everv way one of the most progresshe cines of its size to be found cnt this continent. Our city has and; will continue to play impertant part In the development of South- ern Alberta, he said. Among things, the proposed plans for la- creased irrigation calls for gre-.ter population in the surrounding areas and trill undoubtedly lead to the establishment of new and the expansion of many of our present industries. Thus our population is bound t WC mUSt 1 make our future plans he declared, Post-War Reconstruction Post-war reconstruction is a matter of deep concern across Canada and the new civic centre wili provide thousands of maa hours ot labor for skilled and un- skilled workers, said Mr. Patter- son. When completed it -will be a joy to its citizens. The citv was able to provide enormous sums of members of the- corps held an eve- ning barques in the Y.M.CA. Mon- day night. Approxraiately 6O mem- bers of the uait were on hand for the event, which featured Major E. Fitch of Calgary as the money for wartime and it guests included Mrs. Fitch. Calgary: Major Atkinson, of the Calgary Grace Hospital, and Mavor and Mrs. A. W. Shackleford of the city. Major Fitch, in charge of the Calgary citadel, spoke on the ex- par-sion and advancement of the Salvation Army during the 81 vears since its formation. He noted'that nearly every country ia the world now carries the Army's flag. AVi 2LU11 ibj OS, f -a -J must not fall behind in rinding h moaey for peacetime pursuits. Financing of the civic centre should be from general revenue of the city spread over a period of years. Mr. Patterson concluded. In this way citizens would not be bur- dened by heavy taxation the city's financial standing would be I to the Salvation Army, declaring that its efforts are particular'y commendable, in that it covers a field that brings few temporal rewards. Old Estevan Friends Greetings from the local Minis- terial Association and from South- maintained. The Council also favored plans calling for expendi- ture of to provide sewer expansion and street paving. Mrs. E. Eorgal, president of the Ladies' Organization for Civic Improvement. expressed her thanks to all who had participated hi making the series of broadcasts a success. Officials of the Montreal Council of Social Agencies have expressed strong disapproval of the new fed- eral policy of bequeathing the housing problem to the municipal authorities. minister Church were conveved to the meeting by Rev. H. A. Mutch- KETIKEMEXTS LISTED The names ft Unit. J. P. Hwne, Lethbriagf, a member the RovsU Canadian Army Serrke Corps, CapC K. E. Davis. Letbbridge, ef thf Kajral Canadian Artillery, are includ- ed in a list of Aifcrrta. ftlfietrs who retired from tiie Qstiadian army uurinj the week ending March 30. The retirements were announced headquart- ers, 13 ia Calgary today. Wholesale Paper Prices Higher Wholesale paper prices are up frcni seven to 10 per cent, it was announced Tuesday by representa- tives of wholesale paper houses. This will affect job printers throughout the caisisy. the price raising order followed freezing Sales Of Stamps Show Increases period of IMS. Included to per- mits issued this year M toe One coostrnctioa of new compared with 35 in the similar period last year. During the first three zsentfls of this year building permits were issued to the raioe of S55MC3, compared with in the fires three months of 1345. Marsh totals were this year and corresponding last year. iaio this month, permits Talaed at being issued MoiKiij sasi on Tuesday. Last ApeH toe issue of permits was By far ifce Tast acajorfty of per- mits are being sensed lor sew residences, largess perzzits fer other type eoEKracsksa isderi during: the pass Jew dajs a permit 10 R. J. for the eoastrBetioa or a. smith soop a; 1422 Second Arenas she acquaintances with Major Fitch, whom he had known in Estevan, Saskatchewan. Letters of -Congratulation and greeting frcBi former Salvation. Army Corps officers who had served j of paper slacks