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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL Set Meeting For May THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Further Progress Toward Formation Of Lethbridge Community Council A lurteer step toward the real-! still be required In tae concerted j Ization of early plans for a Leth- f atiack on a tremendous social proa- bridge Community Council was Jem. taken afc a meeting: of A constitution modelled apon that lives of citr organizations vita the of tag Auxiliary War Services Coun- commitiee "of the local Auxiliary ell was approved and adopted by War Services Council at the Y.M. those present- Representatives C.A. Monday evening. Arrange- different groups pledged their sup- ments were made to submit a Uss port of the proposed council wta executive nominations for the the chairman gniBg assurance that Eext meeting to be held at the I other organizations had signified Wins "Mention In Despatches Random _ny nl CHRIS Rhymes Y.M.C.A. May 6. T. A. Rudd. chairman, explained that the purpose of the meeting ma. to reach a decision ca the establish- ment of a communiiy council tc ordmate and assiss" beneficial ac- tivities of a civic nature by rervice clubs and other organizations with- in the city with a view to utilizing to the full-the amount of leader- chip and finances available. The coaneil, he suggested, could act as investigating body for the com- munity chest, if toss were found satisfactory The prevalence of juvenile de- linquency offered the greatest chal- lenge to such an over-riding coun- cil, he pointed out. stating that existing efforts in tias regard would their support although cot being represented at the meeting. It was emphasized by Mrs. v. Borgal of the Ladies' Organization tor Civic Improvement and Sin. Florence B. Campbell, representing the Lethbridge branch of the Cana- dian Red Cross that youth organ- izations ought to be given a prom- inent place in the proposed co- ordinating body. The following irere appointed to assist A- J. Watson, superintendent of city schools m selecting a list of names to fill executive positions on the council: A, Harper, Mrs. V. Borgal, E. S. Vaselenak. Cleve Hill, Dr. C. W. Parstad, E. C. Cameron, Mrs. K. I. Murray. Dorothy Hughes, A. Redshaw, Geo. McKillop. Follow the Flyways v Ro-te Popular With Migrating Birds' By FREDA S. MODUtAN ch spnag and fall, Canada is crossed by myriads of migrating birds on their wav from southern countries to the Arctic. They fol- low regular routes, or Flyways, and where these intersect there is a Crossway. Most birds flv at an altitude of three thousand feet when on these annual trips, but have favorite places along the way where they like to rest and feed. One such y is up the eastern coast of the continent, so-called the Atlantic Flvway. Another passes over Mani- toba. while here, m Alberta, we have the Foothills Route. One of the resting places on this latter route was first observed by men when the North West Mounted Police built Fort Calgary in 1875. Today, on that self-same spot, where the Bow joins the El- bow, is the Inglewood Bird Sanc- tuary. Wild geese and duties attract much attention as migratory birds, because of their size and because of their interest to hunters. Of these, to Inglewood each year come malard and pintail ducks; Canada, blue, snow, "white-fronted geese. An- nual visitors are also the Hoss geese on their way from California to the eastern Arctic. OK HENDERSON' LAKE Lethbndge is near enough to the Foothills Route to have migratory "geese, ducks, and even, whistling swans, nave been ceen at Henderson. Lake. Another well-known geese Syway Is at Sullivan Lake, not far from Calgary, and also on the Foothills Route. It was there that last fall Launtz- Melchoir, of the Metropoli- tan Opera, had some hunting. In the autumn season great flocks of ducks end geese, on their long trek southwards, congregate in. the Imcana, Strathmore, Gleichen and Acadia, districts of Alberta. Kerry Woods in his book about the Red Deer country, "Three Mile tells the story of a pair of geese that decided to nest there, one coring. They raised their family and in the fall re-joined their brethren on the migration south. SANDHILL CRANES It was observed that sandhill cranes used the Foothill Route in 1945 for the first tune in twenty- five years. Usually they go in and out by way of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Large numbers of them were observed last fall on the lakes near High River, another resting place on the route. The town of Pineher Creek is directly on the route. Spring and all its poplar trees are alive with tottering Visitors. Just north of ic town the route crosses another from, the Pacific comes through the Crows' fest Pass. This latter Flvway is not used so auch by birds as by insects and t times the air in that district is thick; cloud of migrating winged creatures. One such occasion v.as in the early summer of 1942 when ragon-flies went down to a ren- ezvous on the praines. In the all they returned the same way, enroute to "winter" at the Pacific In September. 1945, the district sad another invasion when, the foreigners" were tortoise shell but- erflies. These were rather reddish n color, with black and white markings. They migrated over, or through, the maia range of the toctaes from their home on the slopes. As the food for their arvae is the broad-leaied ever- reen, not grown on the praines, here was speculation as to their destination and ultimate fate. During a mild winter a few hawks mav be seen in Alberta, but the crows migrate each fall. Prior to their "take off" they congregate n the wheat fields of the provnice nd hold much raucous discussion. A favorite gathering place for them s in the North Fork district, north of PIncher Creek. What makes birds migrate? We don't know. Ivan Sanderson At the Theatres Comnlete "Wonder "Sporting 4.30; "The Enchanted last complete show at "The Navajo "Sunbormet Prescriptions Accurately filled and sent to you PROMPTLY MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205. 414 13th St. N. Phone 3445 AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE Bowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate. Rentals r SEEMS that alraoK over- night Spring has been moving in, all- right. And clad in green el every shade yrom emerald to mist- jade. Marched in tae Easter style parade. Perhaps we didn't notice her With Easter raakmg such a "While we complained of gusty air She creoi uoon us ursa-rare. And no-sr ue thfov oJ there. Plan Cancei Control Local eutrassers arcn's -rill call at all homes is the .y sUrtiar Monday. April 29 May 4 in connection wiiii Ute Nativoal Cancel- Control Drive. paration j assistios the drive xseet ia the council day night tc the canvass i NOT HIROSHIMA Word was received in the city Monday froia the department of National defence that CpL Joseph Kirton Lowther of Ijethbndge has been mentioned in despatcnes in recognition of gallant and distin- guished services. The king's cer- tificate in connection with the award will be forwarded in due course. He is the husband of Mrs. J. K. Lowther of 626 15th street south, and son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Low- ther. 238 15th screes north. CpL Lowther was overseas two and a half years having landed with the invasion forces in Sicily and served ia the campaign in Italy and later in Prance and Holland with the 5th Field Ambulance, 1st Canadian Division. Mr. lowther has had his discharge for some time and is a member of staE here. the Western Grocers Prof. Johns Of University To Speak Friday Lethbridge branch of the United Nations Society is hold- ing its first meeting under the new organization Friday even- ing at 8 pjn- at the Marquis hotel when the first of a series of educational addresses on world trends will be given. The speaker will be Prof. W. H. Johns of the department of classics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, and all will be wel- come. Dr. Johns is a. recogniz- ed authority in the field of affairs and It is hoped there will be a. large attend- ance of stu- hand to hear his ad- dress. Ferguson is a native of Haileybury, DntL. and in civilian life was en- 3ged in prospecting in both north- ern Ontario and Quebec. He en- isted. as a private in the 159th Bat- alion in the First Great "War and won his commission before going overseas in 1916. He gained his cap- taincy in France and was discharged ia 1919, returning to nrospecting. He came out of the bush when World War H began and on July 3, .940. enlisted as a private at To- ronto in the Provost Corps. He soon rose to the rank of sergeant-major, which he held for 13 and wes then commissioned. Mr. Fergu- son saw service at many of the in- ternment camps across Canada, hav- ing been at Manico. Orav- enhutst. Monteith. Petawaaa. Fam- and Lethbridge. He was discharged on. May 18. 1945, with the rank of major, and has been employed by the WarUrue Prices and Trade Board in this city since November. It is expected he will assume his new duaes m the near future. An Early Lomond Homesteader Dies Anton E. "Tony" Anderberg. 59- author of "Animal Treasure, wrote year-del pioneer homesteader of the recently in the Saturoay Evening Brooks district, died suddenly. He Post that he suspects they migrate jecause they have a craving for certain, -ntaiains (found in insects or vegetation native to the North- and. And he cites as an example the Arctic Tern which, each year, makes a round trip of 24.000 miles. Be that as it may. migrate they do. and through Southern Alberta, going along, the Foothills Route, and meeting Flyways which form Canadian Crossways. START CONSTRUCTION NEW BUSINESS BLOCK Construction of the building being constructed by W. M. Harris on the south side of the Bank of Nova Sco- tia building started Tuesday morn- ing and hopes are to have the tvro- storey structure completed in Au- gust." Tne building, which is to contain offices, is being constructed by the Bird Construction Company and the cost is estimated at approx- imately CJOC Daily Programs 1009 KCS. TUESDAY, APKBL 23 O'clock Favorites. in Scarlet. and Local News. Town. to Evening. and Judy. McGee and Molly. News. Round-Up. Square to Broad- Forum. Your Planting. Art Van Bamme Quin- tet, j Report and" CJOC World News. Music. Xews. Watt Slugs. Pianoforte. OFF. had served serteral times as presi cent of the Brooks Credit Union and was holding thac office at thi time of his death. He was also an active member of Brooks Elks Lodgi and served several vears as a trus- tee. He was horn in Sweden, March 15. 1387, and came to Newfoundland with fcis parents ia 1SOO, where his father worked as a blacksmith in a foundry for several years. A few years later the family came west to Saskatchewan.' where they home steaded until 1908. In that year they settled on homestead land ac Lo none, and Mr. Anderberg's fathe later operated a blacksmith shop a Eyremore. He was married in 191 to Miss Bertha Annie Paul, whose parents also Jiomesteaded in the Lomond district. Cattle Si Is Ferguson Named To Legion Post At an executive meeting of the Canadian Legion held in the cl'-b corns on Monday evening. Colin R. Ferguson was appointed secretary- manager, succeeding George F. Col- dough who is returning to his home in Calgarv. Sixteen applications Representations have were considered toe KovernmenE by the Federation A veteran of two world wars. Mr. of Agriculture on we situation. There Is no la the live- stock situation." X. C. McKeace. manager of the Southern. _ Co-operative assor1 day. "Everythire? ,o tr- movement of still as -re the hope thai pea. It Mr. McKenzie. of siand- sz off m wsJ hao- >-t." jas been Large Number Of Festival Entries Indkates Renewal Of Interest Entries In the 39Sb anrmart Al-' foerta Musical Festival, wfcJefc is Ise- ing held in Lethbridse May 20-25, are much larger tbaa bad fceen an- ticipated, -xvb. 415 having; been re- ceived to dale as compared msii 2S9 entries received when the provin- cial fesaval -as held in this cfcy [three yews ago. The local festival held here last year sad 272 entries. The entries, which closed as the weekend. indicate a renewed inter- ss ffl tfce Alberta Musical Fesnval after the rears and emcsf in- entries are orchestras cess- ing from Maeleod and Calgary lor competition. Disappointment regarcin? entries jn some classes expressed today by the secretary, Mrs. Janet Me- jJecd. Then she reported only two entries havieg been made in the sold rcedai Statchbarv Cup ccnipe- nuon. but she voicad enthusiasm and pleasure over the large increase in entries. :roin he said. Union Official Notes Growth Of Local Union BAALIM "A" TROPHY CHAMPS RETAIN TITLE Showing laM-aeason form, the Da-srsoa and Bill Bea o? the Leth- Southem Alberta Golf dab wSl team up This bombed Hiroshiaia. but it is a scene! Country Club over the holiday week- in Lethtodge. It is be- end. cause it depicts rather startilnglyj The scores were: WyLe, 73; Rut- the trimming the along] ton, 75; FboJss. 75, and Davidson. the boulevard have receivea uneer i 75. the policy of cutting dcwri the taller i Foots and Davidson paired to put A _ -_- _ sea by the narrow rcsrgia of one 1 but entr.es are expected trom point in the competition for the due Has, Magrath and Carcstoo "A" trophy sa a satae a; the within the nexs ftw trees and rensc-vag; branches, a. policy thac has been both condemn- ed and praised. Any Southern Alberta, players wishing to enter the comoetition. should contact Harry Baalim as BaaUm wholesale 317-7ih St. South, Lethhridge; Phone 4353. pointed out thai the actual cost to the barber of providing a shavs was 24 ceats. The international union t__j "It's a good thing for the public j tat the international Onion ol up a strong bsrUe. leading tbej at the end of the iSth! hole by two points, but Wylie'sj birdies on tae ITtis and 13th couldn't be matched by the challengers. Cominr Matches Next weekend Don Roy and Phil am of the Country Club will for the Baalim "A" trophy. Barbers and standards riod length- RETIRED RAIL WORKER PASSES IN HOSPITAL A retired C.P.R. section foreman. Michael Wolloschuk of 245 16th St. If- succumbed In a Lethbridge hos- pital Monday night at the age of 76 vears after being in failing health for" the oast three vears. Bom in Austria oh Aug. he had spent the greater Dart of his life in Leth- bridge where he came 44 years ago after spending one year in the Win- nipeg district prior to coming west. He is survived by his wife, Annie, now of Vancouver. Others left to mourn are: 5ve sons, John of Mm- Lethbridge in tbi duties which. to local union S-j'vi books, he is reg-> i.-ci! quis and says Lethbndge again. The dressers and arc of his r 'iting 'lar- '5 la a. tair- z, iter- j. it (3.000 cent in ton- today are equipped to give the finest possible service to the public and have an incentive to stay in the profession." TO PLAX CONVENTION- SCHEDULE special pas- national Union ol i terms itself. members, an of those actively -5 serial worfc. City the lass r union has been g and bounds." official, who went on. the faci that has the largest city of its size ia u the United States. Under present cli have a hard rime meet, said Mr. Herreti. Items of overhead are high, ar-4 even if he works the whole eight of the day he has only a return to i show after deducting Hit. expenses, j Barbers' onces have b-3n frozen at' different "lev els in he ex- plained and vary 40 to 50 cents for haircuts and 73 to 35 cents for shades. 'In most cases baro-rs shave at S. Officer senger representative of the CJP.R.. and H. H. Kingzett. C-P. Express official, were in the city Tuesday and met the transportation com- mittee of the Board of Trade to discuss .proposed changes OR the passenger service between Lethbridge via. the OGILVIE'S MIRACLE CHICK STARTER ALL SIZES Moms Barrett HARDWARE the Jng jcal any j barbers ends The postponed meeting of the ex- ecuave committee of the Associated J Temperance Forces of Alberta will be held at the Corona Hotel. Sd- j and Vancouver monton. Tuesday, April 30, com- Crow's Nest Pass, mencing at 8 o'clock. Among the matters to be considered will be the program and arrangements for the annual CCGTEHtloIi. of building properties, household effects, etix. have in- creased considerably. We recom- mend that yon review the amooct of insurance you are carryinf- Be Wise-Insure With Ives neaoolis, aiinn.. and Walter, Ralph, a loss unless they are able to sell 1 Steve and Bill, all of Vancouver; additional services trUh it." he j and_ three daughters, Alice, Helen and Victoria, all of Vancouver. Prayers will be held Wednesday evening at Martin Bros.' chapel, commencing at 8 pjn. Funeral services will be held in St. Patrick's church at iq ajn. on Thursday. April 25, with interment in St. Patrick's cemetery, ilamr1 Bros., funeral directors, are to charge of arrangements. HCTTERLiN COLONIES COMING SOON The Hutterian Brethren of Wolf Creek Colony and the Huttenan Brethren of Pineher Creefc organiz- ed under the societies' act have been officially gazetted. WHY TAKE A CHANCE? With poor light, vhen we can equip your rar -with Sealed Beam I quickly and inet MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Just Received! A shipment of a number of varieties of outdoor ROSE BUSHES MARQUIS Flower Shop 'Marquis Hotel 437? 4 750x20 USED TIRES LIKE TO SELL' Trimble's For Tires 316 Eleventh Street 8. Phone 206T PUBLIC MEETING OF SHOOTERS Alberta. Provincial Rifle Association ANNUAL MaEIING !s being held in Calgary SATDKDAY. APEOI, 27. at pjn. in the ELKS AUDITORIUM for the purpose of discussing and resumption of provincial activities and Election of Officers. An invitation Is extended to everyone interested to form of shooUnr (ClrSlian, MliUrjv Sporting, Small Bore. Revolver and Cadet) The AJJkA. extend a. hearty welcome to aU ATcerta. Shootint Clubs to arrange representation at this aseeCng. MR. A. N. KESSLER Of UNIVERSAL AGENCIES LIMITED Announces that MR. NORMAN COLLEY is now associated with the agency. Mr. Colley has been with, the Dorainlon of Canada General Insurance Company in the west for the past twelve jears is well experienced in all insurance lines, including Me. INSURANCE REAL ESTATE 4, Oliver Block Potato Growers We are interested in marketing1 your POTATOES this fall. Come in and see us regarding a deal. Plankett Savage Lethbridje Phone 2584 WEDNESDAY. APRIL Upper Club. C'ub. Moments. News. Report Morning Melodies. News. of Life. in the Wildwood, Wife. From Life. Crystal Calendar. Sister. Neighbor, ilood. i Happy Gang, i Teli Me. i Lounge. A L. C Show. World News. Time Novelties. Woman Amenca. Perkins. Young's Family. Romances. Review. to Office. for Miladi. Program. Islanders. Round-Cp. 1946 SCHEDULE LETHBRIDGE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ASSOCIATION Three Stations will remain open after 7 p.m. until p.m. each week day and from a.m. to 6 p.m. APRIL U TO Westminster Service Stn. APRIL 21 TO Artie Service Station APRIL 28 TO 3IAY North Leth. MAT 5 TO Park Service Station MAY 12 TO Sunset Service Station MAY 19 TO Tip Top Service Stn. MAY 26 TO JCXE Hopp Bros. Garage JTJXE 2 TO Mechanic 9 TO Westminster Service Stn. JUNE 16 TO Artie Service Station JCNE 23 TO North Leth. JUNE 30 TO JULY Park Service Station JULY 7 TO Sunset Service Station JULY 14 TO Tip Top Service Stn. JULY 21 TO Hopp Bros. Garage JULY' 28 TO AUGUST Mechanic Sales Central Service Stn. Gait Service Station Terminal Routledge Motors 77 Service Station Beny Imperial Motor Marquis Motor.- Fleming Pyramid Short Stop Service Stn. Terminal Set vice Stn. SpotHte Service Stn. P. O. Enerson Red Head Motors Bay Super Service Stn. Central Service Stn. Beny Ltd. Gait Service Station Ted's Terminal Routledge Motors 77 Service Station Imperial Motors Ltd. Marquis Motors Fleming Pyramid Motors Short Stop Service Stn. Terminal Service Stn. Spotlite Service Stn. P. O. Enerson Red Head Bay Super Service Stn. W. J. HENX1NG L. HINCHZY S. E. KNIGHT Eobin Hood Hour Mills Limited announces the appointment of W. J. Hencicg as general of sales in western Canada. Mr. Hen- ning has been with Robin Hood for 25 years and. from sis years with the company in Mont- real, has been situated In western Canada. The cosnpacy also announces the appointment of W. .Sinchey sales manager of Alberta, and S. S. Knight as assistant sales manager of the province. Ssarting with the company la British Columbia, Mr. Hinchey was transferred to ths- Alberta sales division a. year ago. Mr. Knight has been a member of the Robin Hood gales organization for the past 14 years. INSUL-BRIC SIDING AND ASPHALT SHINGLES LET US SEND OUR APPLICATOR TO GIVE YOU A COMPLETE ESTIMATE APPLIED. PHONE US AT ONCE Advance Lumber Co. Ltd. LETHBRIDGE TARDS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA PHOXE 2M3 SPAPJLRl ;