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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THf lETHMIOCi HHAID MiiiaVy, 11, 25 Men Note, 100 In Three Weeks U of L Labor Needs Said Okay University of Lethbridfe em- structiai at' West Leth- brklge campus site aah; about 25 BK> at but within three or four weeks, mve than IN mta wii be work- INSPECTING THE ISHi Mayor Andy Anderson, centre, inspects troops of the 18th Field Artil- Wry for the last time Saturday, before changover cere- monies completed redesignation of the regiment to the ZOth Independent Battery. Mayor Anderson accompanied by Major Mel Hamilton, lift, to com- manding officer of the 20th, and Lt.-Col. Ron Jacobson, left centre, commanding officer of 18th Field. 18th Field Regiment Now History By JIM WH50N Herald Staff Writer One slice of local history end- ed Saturday aad a new one be- gan, as tfae Lethbridge militia 18th Field Artillery Regiment paraded for the last tiny, aad tamed its .colon over to new 20th Independent Battery. The 18th has been disbanded doe U> troop strength cutbacks throughout the Canadian mili- tary forces. Actual strength of the 20th will remain cbout the aame as the 18th held, but there wffl be Viar officers. A mounted parade through downtown streets moved from (be Kenyon Field Armories to city baD in the morning, where it reassembled with the King' Own Calgary Regiment Bane or a marebpast and parade in front of city baD. Lethbridge Mayor Andy An- lerson inspected the troops 72 men and officers and the 25 of the Calgary King's Own. Addressing the assembled troops, the mayor said they had, as me Ittfa Field, been "a credit to your organization, to our city and to our country." He traced the militia's his- tory in Lethbridge from its be- in 1906 and the first to the city, formed by theu- Major G. S. Stewart on Feb. 1, 1S06, to the present Major Stewart erentaauy be- came a brigadier general dur- ing the First World War, and Coaldale Play Takes Award All the Cobbler, a student prodncrJco by Kate Andrawi Intt School in OoaMale, wn aocoonUd me beat play Satur- day the Sootbwestern Al- berta: Sgh Scaool Drama Fet- ttral Tbe play, directed by Frank reatbentooe, wffl represent the in the provincial finals in Bed Deer Hay 1 and 2. The productioc, one of two from Kate Andrews, also won second award, for best ac- and shared in a second, lor beat actor. Grade 12 student Pun King, 17, won the best-actress award her portrayal of Fatima in (be comedy. Kirk Jensen, 17, m Grade 12, tied for the baft-actor award for his work fc the title role of the ptay.' Tbe latter award was shared wttt Jefl Cooper, 17, who ap- peered as Claude in.the Whv Cbnrcbin High School pro- duction of Not Enough Rope. E. M. Fitter directed the of three in the WCHS comedy. Tha best supporting actress trophy went to Marilyn Blakie, m tfae second Kate Andrews lay, Broken Sentence. Miss Blakie appeared as MHzi Mar- in ttie one act drama. Gladys Hart directed tfae Tha first Wecte Jensen Mem- orial Award went to the back- stage of Tbe Storm, Letn- bridge Collegiate Institute's reduction, directed by Bessie McCuQy. The Ulied Gty Man Takes Course Lt Robert T. Fukunaga, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gonpei Fulcun- 1014 1Kb St. N., has com pleted the 12 week Air Weap- on Control Course conducted by UK Canadian Armed Forces Air Defence Command Ntrtb Bay, Ontario. ADC is the Canadian Com paneot of North American Air Defence Command. The' 22nd, the largest region under NORAD command, is sponstbie for the air defence more than 2 million square miles of Canadian territory. The course completed 1 Lieut Fukunaga provides in- doctrination in air defence o eraticn in the semi automat ground environment system The canicuhm Includes com and radar sy computer functions, m horology and weapons tactic aad couUol braining. U. Fukunaga is currently a signed to the 22nd NOFIAD R ftoo at CFB North Bay. stiu' lives in Lethbridge. Mayor Anderson said the "long and militia-com- munity relarjOGshm had been formalized June 4, IMS when the 1Kb FieU was given me fieuluui of tfae city. I am indeed sorry to note the IKh Field wffl be redesignated to become Leth- bridge's 20th Indepeodeot Bat- Mayor Andersen said, "but members of the 18ft Fkld still hive and will always have tifffcToni of the city. "I would like now to transfer mat freedom to tfae Lethbridge 20th Independent mayor' said. Lt. Col R. A. Jacobaon, com- manding officer of the 18th Field, 'presented Mayor Ander- son with a history of the Royal iiynmiijt of the Caoadbn ar- tillery, called the Gunners of Canada, by CoL G. W. Nichol- son. Col. Jacobsbn, said it was hi return for tfae city's freedom, and added it was the new unit's intention that "Owe will al- ways a oaUtia B Leth- bridge." t: The book traces tfae mfljtia'i beginnings until 1919, and Brig. GenStewart is prominently mentioned as a major founder of the mffirii movement in Canada. A second volume wffl be pre- sented tome city as soon as it is published, and both boob will be on dteplay at city baO. The itft FUd troops meg re- formed as a mounted nit for a final parade, and Mayor An- derson was joined by Stewart aad other dignitaries to Maj.-GeB. 'Willum A. Howard, militia adviecr for Canada, in- specting the troops. And, says Deaak WOsoa, eet manager -far Poole structioo, tbe labor looks "stable and competitive, and quite favorable as right now." He said at tenders received so far for various parts at the project have hem wittaa the budget, sa.w n anticipated. Current operations drilling pffini wibV three- foot diameter set II test deep and four-foot diaaneter boles to M feet deep "Until a of tfae holes are finished we caat i anything Mr. WOsaa saM. "Bat b about a week, well be starting on the buOding's super structure." He said everything was fotaf according to schedule, "we're going to get it finished on time for the 1171 faD ester." Itiiaery that soil be k the January, for adjustments: and fiaisbin touches, bat all actual construe- The buiknag is to be raised states, with construction by tie of the first superstructure atarbaf long before H hotea haw been drilled tfae other end of the ate. DriUiaf wiH take about free aMogether, and two ruling rigs wM be umd Poole has bca awarded the eantnet iBhreed tion should be finished by tuber, far building the re- concrete superstruc- ture-worth about miliioB- whka tha aatid sbeH at the oped what thiak is a lav ique approack apsed up ceev- struction: tha whale mmniry buikfing, M feet laaf. it de- signed M five separated by I joints U aaow and cootraetioa durBg tem- paralure rhmgfi. Each unit wfll ham a ia charge, Mai eoa> wiH ar diacontUy from aw at total buidiaj la the atwr, so that as aw partaBy easa- pleted the aext Witt be atarM. id so on. A aurnber of fiBaactal aavbaai wiif aku be reaSted br BSBM this technique: instead at aeasV five large tower Model Given British Coluntu student bie> awarded a trophy ac beat adecate at' the meet bard, Lethbrinae Colkfinfae mstit u t e Model United Na- Hxm bans general aanmhly. Bobert PoweV, of Sardw, B.C., _ Yugoslavia k the a small trophy, aad his wiD be engraved on a larger trophy kept at LCI. Runner np tor the award as Andy Rood, an LCI stu- dent, who represented the Uni- ted Lethhridfe and defecates mvit ed bw ather cities took part m tfae Model UN this year, rep- resenting n nations m then- a Ushrenirjr af Leth- assistant pnf education wa< nrtainant aid I of L profesaor Janet Wew was secretary ay, aa LCI was UN chairman; Ruse Bob- Pwsch Btouorm The PeatktaB Chamber of Commerce wil be in Leth- bridge Thursday dJstribuonf peach blossoms to hospitals and advertise "Bte- tom Time m Paatioton." of the fVaehV Blassan Tour b completed for with a re- eerery of the blossom crop from the seven winter last promising a boonHol top- ply of peach blossoms. only two wiH be needed (aad a third raaiiing sav- ing about k eraw time. Tenders are out for aMnhV if of the pre-east concuss beam; and the eoBtract wil he awarded shortly, after tfae Aarl a dosing date.' The contract wilt about minion, for the daatli T beams, oast of which wffl he limited in sixe to pnnd pieces for couvufcate at handling, and piuljusad to about pounds. There is a good chance that the beams win be eait Letb- bridge, on the campus ate, al- though tbif win be up to the pre-cast .contractor. Mr. Wilson said aaty raal KMT If momcaticnwtathefartofLaa- bridge: big only comaetm b- via radUeiepbane DBta 'ACT. hooks op a regular tme at the beeanag at May. Arts by (he best receive tfae Urn's final sabjte. Later, formal changeover ceremonies wen promoted at the KihihUlni PavilioD, with who Council for was Lei Omatami tfae crew. No supporting actor award winner was chosen by adjudi- cator Jack McCreath, provis- ial drama supervisor in the department of the provincial secretary.' Other entries in tfae one day festival, at the Yates Memorial Centre, were The Infanta, di- rected by William Morrison R. Myers High School, Taber, and The Cry of the Crows, directed by Lib Petn- Lutheran Meet Starts Tuesday The Alberta British Colum- bia dWrkt coorentiOD for the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod wiH hesd in me Rancho convention cratre Tuesday to Thursday. There 150 dele- wituu, from 8t. MarVs School, Taber. High The festival was co-ordinated by the Allied Arts Lethbridge. Council of Meeting On Abortion A second meeting of the abor- tion reform group will be held at Uas evening, at 722 10th St. S. The group hopes to hold an abortion legislation re f o r m campaign in Lethbridge soon, in conjunction with a cross- Cahada abortion information caravan. Everyone Interested in find- ing 'out more about the group