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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUEDAY, APRIL 6f 1940 East Kooteoay Flying Qub WiD Operate From Cranbrook Airport CRANBROOK, East Kootecay Flying club, tenta- tively named at its initial meeting in ihe city hall Wednesday evening, is making immediate application to the department of transport at Ot- tawa for. a charter w> operate an, independent non-profit flying club for Cranbrook and Kimberley mem- bers. About 35 prospective members from Craabrook and Kimberley at- tended the meeting with the object of starting a club in which amateurs can learu to fly as a hobby. After considerable discussion the" meeting agreed on Cranbrook field as its headquaiteis for operations. Purchase Two PUoes The club, when chartered, will have sufficient preliminary financing to equip itself with two light dual- control training planes, which will be the newest and most modern training planes available. These will be purchased as soon as the charter is granted. Membership in the club will be on a Sal annual dues basis, while the flying instruction, which, is the main purpose of the club, will be available at an hourly rate which has not yet been finally determined. Among those attending the meeting with a view toward organizing the club were a cumber of air force vet- erans, two of whom are qualified bj their licenses to instruct, and DISTRICT DOINGS DISTRICT SCOUT CONFERENCE HELD HIGH district council of the Feoihills Boy Scout district was held in the High River Scout hall -with 55 Scouts leaders and heads of group commiuees in attendance. Points represented Ease TJongview. Brant. Ensign, Kantoa. Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Kartell, Longviev? and High Biver. Howard Nixon of Canton, district president, was in the chair, with Colin Heseltine, Jr.. of High River, executive secretary. The chief speaker was Mr. Hollo- way of Edmonton, executive com- missioner of the province. He was much pleased with the evidence of enthusiaism. and ihe Boy Scout hali in which the meeting was held. "You have a. wonderful setup here." he commented. -The foothills district seems to be the place where real scouting is done." Arrangements were made for a large representation to greet the coming of the Chief Guide to Cal- gary on May 13. A Foothills Scout rally is planned for one dav in June to be held near Longview on The Highwood with Scouts, Cubs. Guides and Brownies to the of oOO or more expected'to attend. whose services lill'be available. An initial membership of about 30 Iroza the faro centres appeared assured at the meeting. A commit- tee of six vss selected to gate all details of putting ihe plan into action, and to take applica- tions from those wishing 10 join the club. Kimberley members of the commiUee are John Tnorliefson, Irving Moe and Henry Wik, while the CranbTOoic committee members i are Pauling panning Doa Review and EUie Park. The club hopes to be chartered, equipped and operating by late spring. PARENT-TEACHERS TAG DAY GREAT SUCCESS axx Day to DISTRICT NEWS PAGE FIVE B.C. Trade Board KHIBERLEY. B.C. (HNS) More than was realized here in a tag day ou behalf of the work oJ the Canadian National Instigate for the Blind, held under Pareni- Teachers" Association sponsorship, it reported as-a recent genera! meeting. Tagging was done by high school girls. A resolution requiring appoint- ment of a qualified librarian in citv schools to stimulate good taste in literature, sex education in schools, improvement in available radio programs was drawn up. coupled Kith censure of the cheap pulp magazines available to juveniles on newstands. "file resolution trill be presented for approval as the an- nual P.T.A. convention in Vancou- ver this month. The organization has decided to sponsor a. Kiaaberley performance of "Berkley Square" by the University of British Columbia players who will tour the province in May. The P.T.A. sponsored school cafe- teria has shown a profit of S125 since it starated in September, with supplies on hand valued at WAR BRIDE ARRIVES CARDSTON. (HNS) Mrs. Rega May, another war bride, ar- rived ia Cardston last week from overseas, landing on the Aquitania. She is the former Bessie Wickens of Horan, Sussex. She has been a stenographer. About three years ago she married Sapper Rega May. He has been home since last June and had been In active service in Italv, France and Holland. Mr. and Mrs. Rega May plan to leave for Grande Prairie this week- end, where they will make their fu- ture home. Rega is in. the carpen- tery business with Walter Scott there. Mrs. May is favorably im- pressed Canada anii thinVg it is a grand counirv. Ritchie Paterson Company CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AUDITORS rnr. 6 ACADIA BLDG. TELEPHONE 209 612 XBOKD AVE. S. Let Our Expert Mechanics Take Care of: Motor Tune-up Gas and Oil Check Tire if Brake Control if New Paint Job if Steering Adjustment NORTH LETHBRIDGE MOTORS AND AUTO WRECKERS Authorized GOODYEAR TIRE DEALERS 301-307 13th Street N. Phone 4268 HARDWARE STORE Col- lier. who recently received his dis- charge from the Veterans Guard. jh.ay now opened a hardware store in the old drug store building which he purchased and John Winkler of Queenstoiro. a Retlaw old-timer, was in the district for a few days, old acquaintances. He al- so visited at the homes of his broth- ers. William and Walter, in the C.Y. district. MECIMTATIOX GOOD BOW ISLAND. (HXS) Wet snow fell cere on Sunday, and a light rain fell nearly all day Tues- day, making the farmers hopes a little brighter. NEW LEGION BRANCH NEW DAYTON (HNS) A branch of the Canadian Legion was formed in. New Dayton on Tues- day evening. Brig. W. E. Huckvale of Lethbndge and vice president of the Legion in Leinbridge was a special speaker. The following of- ficers were elected: G. Marshall, president; J. Gamine, secretarv- treasurer. MACLEOD LIONS SECOND IN MEMBERSHIP DRIVE was recently received by the Mac- leod Lions club from itiomsm head- quarters that the Macleod club held second place in the district by add- ing 22 new members to their" mem- bership roll during 1346. Record of the previous bulletin showed that the Macleod Lions-club averaged 50 per cent while it now stands at 71 per cent. Attendance at the last two meet- ings was 96 per cent. Gordon Sorenson, district gover- nor, of Red Deer, also advised that Hardin. Montana, held first place and Bellevue in the Crow's Nes; Pass was third. Macieod Lions are siiU going strong especially on the susrimmuig pool project, which is already ex- cavated vrith suitable soil hauled in from east of town to beautify the surroundings. Is is understood that dressing rooms will be in the west side of the skating rink, not far from the shallow end of the pool. The depth of the pool excavation has been" governed bj the depth of the sewer line, and what, is neces- sarv to give the pool nine fees of dep'th at the wess end will be built above ground level. NEW DAYTON BRIEFS CRASBROOK. B.C. The Board of Trade of this city at its annual meeting chose a long- time member and a past president. H. A. McKowan to head its hon- orarv officers, with J. M. Faikms its president, and. John EJis vice- president. Members elected to the executive committee were the immediate past president, W. D. Gilroy. and 1945 secretary. R. T. Simpson, with C. E. MacKinnon. H. T. SaSfe, W. H- Wilson. J. L. Sheltoa. Harold Bennett, Mark Cook. Ross Pascuzzo. Doa Revie, aul Storey, Lloyd Mil- ler, Joseoh Littie. George Haysaan, _ T. A. Moore. William Hume andj Basil Flyan. The annual meeting followed a banquet at which, guests from other SEVEN PERSONS. CONS) True to prophecy March west out with a storm. The moisture was much appreciated, as sumrnerfal- fields were badly crusted. Grand OW Man Marks Birthday CARDSTON. (HXS) "Was. Sheffield. pioneer of Cardston district, his 30th birtfa- _______ 1 day anniversary here April 1. 'Open It is expected that seeding wall be j house" was held from three to six quite general as soon as "the soil is i o'clock Monday afternoon at the dry enough to work. I horce of his daughter, ilrs. Grass :s commencing to show 1 Duce, when many relatives and green fields green Red Cross Drive Yields In Coaldale District COALDA1S. (HNS) The suso. of S566.81 has so Jar been for- warded to headquarters ot the Oa- Eadsaa Gross ia Calgary frous Coaldale, which was ecninbated as follows: 5i5o by tisree CoaJdale organizations. bv Coaldale bus- iness bouses. S11.S5 frora two grades of the local school. by Coal- BUe Study Gbss Climaxes Term COALDALE. (HSS> large afennoaite Prayer House filled to capacity last. Friday niBg, ween tie- Bible Seedy class climaxed their term TRIII an eve- ning prayer and sogg. About 89 students participaied in the cos- cert, selections being rendered by the ladies" choir, the men's choir, quartette arsd by teacher. excepting a daughter. Loss. MANY AT FUNERAL OF "TED" ENGMAN England, son i Mrs. James Sheffield. boards of trade included attend- .._... C S. Liste- and Alec of Nel- ed funeral of the late Theodore Canada, taking up a honteswad SOP- W J Truscott of Creston, and i "Ted" Ecgman. widely and well-s southwest of irovland of Trail. I known Turir. resident, who died i lived as Aet! Hovlacdof TraU Sheffield was born In; of Mr. and, ___.________________ At the age 01 seven, he came to America with' his parents, settling at Kaysville. In 1891 he married Lenora Hudson, and. two years later tfeey came to They later moved toto Drilling Water to this SChOOl Eritish Columbia, Saskatebewaa arxl raacy points of wlH sow retam to their homes. Aetna. Aetna, then MACLEOD BRIDE IN AUSTRALIA March 30. was held in iIartin_Bros. j Cardsion. where tfcey have resided i funeral home, Leihbndge. afterson. Rev. E. Garvia officiat- Sing. Mr. Engman, who was born in __________ i Sweden in 5890. came to Alberta in cable re- 1910. _seltlir.3 first in the ceived by Mrs. Stella Kennedy on March 29 ad-rased that her daugh- ter. Eunice, now Mrs. Cecil R. Bull, arived at Auckland. New Zealand, that date en route to Brisbane. Aus- tralia to join her husband, FO. Cecil Buil. formerly stationed at Pearce and Macleod airports. The Oregon Journal or Portland fea- tured the brides and brides-to-be when they arrived in Portland dur- ing a severe snowstorm. district, coming to Tunn ui 1327 where he earned on his trade of blacksmithing. He was also agent for John Deere products. When his health began to fail some three years ago, he sold his blacksmith interests, retaining the machinery agency. Although Mr. Engznan had been hospitalized a number of times, his death came as a sheet to the com- as he had been up and is down 40 feet in dspth tn the dnlling of a water well as the rear j of the phcto studio, recently acquired A. G. Swssarton, on Avenue. Water is recuired for the air coa- Veterans Officers Heard at Burdett Heber ___________________ BCSDETT. (ESS) On of "the Java Shop anxl resday afternoon Mr. Casnpbell Ci Dii.mz Room sreniises. the Department of Af- Group pictures were published in around two days previous to ha i CarmangCLy March 15 issue of the Journal, one i passing. i J arc ssue o e ourna, _ of which shows Mrs. Bull. The j Survivuig are his widow, Ctas- 1 Are write-up was headed "Canadian tina; Mane, cadet nurse at Great for many years. Thev have two sons, Rosemary and Archie and field in Mrs. and Arthur. OBI grandchildren and children- They J "------------------------------j took advantage of the of fairly f Water at about 17 feet is obtain- i these off-dais to obtain worthwhile %fte at manv locations both on the J information and help in. haaolins good health. He is sail i tracks where ample supply of water Her. R. G. "Wood, of ihe i described as an underground river! rehabilitation committee, was also floors through certain sections of present to meet the visitors. Ar- the town. J. Finder a few years ago tapped -roia Burdets htoftS y Women Here Bound For Australia." Each bride or bride-to-be and two Falls: Signe. at Vancouver: Mrs. J McBeath. Jr.. Turin Mrs. Coral j -z UAiLit, Wi. VU fc. __. widows husbands killed Thomas of Picture Butte; Sgt. i over different countries) were inter- i won Engman of Halifax; Ted- j by the Journal and each dy and Terry at home. o viewed told how "and where the first me; their husbands or fiances. Mrs. Bull's answer to the reporter's query the children were able to get home for the funeral. Pallbearers were: J. Sorgard. J. of April 3. Plainfield sccool j tie scene of a shower honoring j Lyckman. whose marriage place this month. j large crowd cards and j have row been made for a visit to be mace to this dis- .tlrs How and forked a lake" by j trie; every weeks, when it is J meara of a ditch dug by hoped vet-erans will avail thecs- i water spread to other p'rocerty and selves of this service. Dates will the I thus the ditch was filled again. be announced later. games, first prizes going to Mrs. W. "at a flving schbal dance at j Berg. L. Larson, N. Neilson, A. Soderquist and Keith Soderquist. Three children are shown 5 1'rumerie and P. Martin, all old and consolation prizes to Mrs. Dick group. Mrs. Bull is loud I frCends of the deceased. Interment j Davis and Fred Hansen. was in Mountain View cemeterv. vri-c 1 was ia Mountain View cemetery. Pearce.' in the in her praise of the American Red Cross. ___ One of the party was a Calgary; ,-nt nPCITI OPFDPTTA girl who became engaged by trans- Jilvljl irv oceanic teleohone acd has not seen nvnc ATCH PV ner future husband for years. rtrtAlEill DI The boat is expected to arrive at Sydney ths end of this week and i the trio was described as wonder-__________, fuL The boat luckily missed the Land" was repeated last night by large tidal waves. color- ful operetta. "Cinderella in Flower Mrs. Wynn presented the gifts, j among which was a chest of silver, t the gift of Carmangay district friends. Champion was also well represented at. the party. Refresh- ments were served by the ladies of th community. The LO.O hall was the scene of a large gathering of friends on j Thursday evening honoring Mable NEW A. Smith, and son Noel, are home again, after havin? been ia Victoria for a few weeks, where they visited Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allendorf. Miss Ruth Cronkhite of L-eth- bridge spent the weekend at her home here. Mr. and Mrs. George Whitesel have gone to Warner to reside. Mrs. Grant Gamine entertained at a supner bridge in honor of her husband "whose birthday it was on j Saturday evening. It was also a suTDrise party. High score went to Mrs. C. J- Mahood, and consolation to Ruth Cronkhite. special request in the stake house Robertson whose mamage to Dale at Ravrnond. Under the direction J Clark takes place next week. After of the "stake YiuMJ-A. and with the i a sing-song contests. Mrs. Billy abl" assistance of the Bee Eive di- Fraser sang two soles, accompanied j rectors of the wo wards of Ray- by Marie Matlock. The bnde-eiect mond. Bee Hive groups numbering was seated under an arch of yellow ___ over voun" girls between the i and mauve streamers while tae STKiKK. (HNS) of 12 to 14 --'ears displayed a i heavily laden basket, trimmed Returned, Man Honored At Community Party The community Club held a wel- most colorful and brilliant musi- come home party at the Lsicky. Strike school in honor of Sgt. Dick Wilson, recently returned from four years service overseas. Whist isras played during the evening with Mrs. T. R. Wilson and Jack Look receiving high scores. At the close of the evening lunch served by the ladies of the community, after which Morrison in the same colors was brought in by j cal plav. Loss Hubka. and Peggy Gray and rC.iv "dtone. plaved the lead as presented by Patricia Nugent. Cinderella and'Geraldine Court as A delicious lunch was served by the prince surrounded and sup- {the hostesses: Patricia Nugent. Bar- i ported by a case of attracave voung j bars Nowlin. Mrs. J. nubka, Mrs. j ladies dressed in lovel--- flower gowns i M. Moore and Mrs. F. White. i and elegant bonnets representing j Miss Robertson everv flower in a. garden. To complete the novel effect were "raindrops' O.J. n j.iJ.Vrfi _jwu T_ t_ Look nresented Sgt. Dick WHson beautiful rainbow which. with a purse from those present. ana a was de- thaaked her j friends for the many varied and use- j ful for their home. The eve- i ning closed, with the singing of "For She's a Jolly Good Fellow." bv pacer bonnets all in dif- Mr. "and Mrs. Gus Erowneil and his -hanK to his i colors; nos forgettmg to I daughter Gwea of Carseiand were Dick expressed ms .nanis to mentioa the fairies and Bonny See guests this week of Mr. and Mrs. who pcrfonnscl liift vrisiscs ol tfas I iVjuc, i Hegland thanked the Commumty Club for the parcels sent -srfule he was over- j 1 seas. ATTRACTIONS FOR THE COMING WEEK AT THE CAPITOL MONDAY TILL WED. APRIL 8-10 "OVER TWENTY-ONE" IRENE DUNNE CHARLES COBURN THURSDAY TILL SAT. APRIL 11-13 "THEY WERE EXPENDABLE" ROBERT MONTGOMERY JOHN WAYNE ROXY MONDAY TILL WED. APRIL 8-10 "A BELL FOR ADANO" Also "BEHIND GREEN LIGHTS" THURSDAY TILL SAT. APRIL 11-13 "THE DALTONS RIDE AGAIN" Also "GOODNIGHT SWEETHEART" SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MORNING MATINEE SATURDAY, APRIL 13th AT 10 O'CLOCK FOR YOUK CONVENIENCE USE BOOKS OF THEATRE TICKETS EACH A VAL UE IN Wheelbarrow WHEELS Witii tire and tube OUR CLASSIFIED AD EVERY DAY FOR SECOND-HAND MACHINERY GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES 162i THIRD AVENUE S. LTD. LETHBRIDGE Mrs. Russell home in. Plainfield distncc. Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Fraser have returned from a trip to Calgary. A. M. Baldwin is a business visi- tor in. Calgary this week. Song, dance snd dialogue an con- j iributeci to tell the story of the j lonely daisy by the babbling brook, who, because of her unselfishness i and bright smiles, was granted by the fairy godmother a beautiful gowa. bonnet of starht flowers. j green slippers, jewelry, a coacb. of j and -were present at the farewell I fairies ar.d Eonny Lee to lead the partv for the Brown family. way on the first breeze to the mea- i ilrs. Mary Statema and Miss dow where Prince Sunshine was j Anne Statema left on Saturdav to being honored at a gala bail, and choosing for himself a princess. Not only were the girls and cos- tumes lovely to look at but equally beautiful was the stage setting of 3 fyrppn fn-nKjs hlTHlfc" snd ereen grass, brook and crystal-clear pool, with roiling hills in the distance. Special lighting effects conmouted to create n. ccau- tiful illusion, making "Cinderella in Flower Land" an extravagance of jouthfulness and splendor. attend the funeral of Mrs. Statema's brother in Washington. Adolf Johnson, who has been vis- iting his son. J. W. Johnson, for the two weeks, returned to his KETL.VW NEW NOTES home in Lcs Angeles on Thursday. Miss Jean 3U Hamilton, teacher at "Winnifred. has been home dur- ing the week, due to iilcess. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lynn and daughters. Faye and Betty Ann. of Bow Island, were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Lilt oa Thurs- day. Rocket Flares means the grocer's Jot in some Fort Garry FRONT VIEW OF 1946 HUDSON SUPER-SEC RETLAW (HNS> Rev. Fr. j Bartley concluded the mission he held in St. Ann's Roman Catholic church at the 9 o'clock Mass Sun- day, and left with Rev. Fr. Lyons I for Taber. Visitors to iteiiaw, Tuesday, from j Vauxhali were Mr. and Mrs. J. i Csssidy A. C. Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Stevenson, I Mrs. Margaiet McConaaek. Wm. Parks. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Farkm- son. Jr.. were among the guests from Retlaw attending the wedding supper in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Stevenson. Tuesday eve- ning, at the home of the brides parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Keid in Vauxhali. Mrs. Ester Thompson of Strong- field. Sask, is visiting u-jth her mother, Mrs. Alice Likiss on the fans. BCRDETT NOTES BTJRDSTT. 'HNS) The WX meeting scheduled to be held at the hnme of Mrs. H. F. Thacker has been postponed until Wednesday, April 10. Mrs. C. Bomford and Mrs. M. Elliott of Medicine Hat u-ere the guests of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Brown Office 3H702 Res. W101S CALGARY AUTO WHEEL REPAIRS and DISTRIBUTORS You can now change your TRACTOR FROM STEEL TO RUBBER We can supply WIDE-BASE RIMS WHEELS (for longer tire mileage) Together With Expert Service. Also Truck Wheels Runs. Pass- enger Wheels, Trailer Axles and Tractor Rims. ABENDS FIRST ST. EAST M4702 WOLSEY BEAVES Real Estate Fire Insurance PHONE 50 Office in Massey Harris Building CARDSTON, ALBERTA 640 ACRES AT WHISKEY 360 under cultivation, 150 acres uncer good water suppiy, 35 acres grass lease included. 480 ACRES WITH GOOD miles sou'-hwes; of Good water supply; 80 acres sumraerfaUow. Ex- ceptional 825 ACRES IN pood farm. 300 acres summerfallow; fully equipped with machinery, included if desired, and 25 head good cows. Terms to nght panv. QUARTER-SECTION, 3 MILES SJE. come un- der Aetna Irrigation District. Good buy! We have some outstanding building lots, and some good buys Jn homes, close in, Oardsion, E. L. WOLSEY W. E. BEAVES j The new 1946 Hudson Super-Six, j Hiidsontriangleemblem-inptaited i graphically illustrating the com- on_a heavy cross bar topping the pletely new front end design, and postwar smartness resulting from creation of a mote massive ap- pearance. New lines give the entire car that low-longer appearance. At center, head-lamp level, is the gprfli, and indirectly lighted the rear. Bumpers are heavy, wida and very long, and the sealed- beam head-lamps are of ovai de- sign, each carrying the wefl-koo wn Hudson emblem ac the bottom. newly designed adaptation, of the The iactory is now shipping cars. On View Today in the Showroom of H. A. SUNI FARM SUPPLIES Foremost CAtf FOR YOUK T1KS TODAY AS YOU NEVEK BIO flAWKINSON TREADS WHICH. UCAUSc OF THE fATEMIES OF LAST LCNCf XUN COOLIt CIVi BETTER Tt ACTION ftf. ike. JttASJL HAWKINSON TREAD TOM'S TIRE SHOP 518 FIFTH STREET SOUTH PHONE 2233 NFWSPAPFK! ;