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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, April 29, 19M Lady photographer dies in Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) Gladys Reeves 83, Edmonton s first woman photographer and a well known local personality, died Friday YORK UNIVERSITY The evaluation for admission 10 York University s FACULTY OF FINE ARTS are being held in EDMONTON on Tuesday April 30 Interviews for the Department of An Film Music and General Honours will be held at the Holiday Inn 107 100th Avenue at 9 30 am Students applying to the Departments of Dance and Theatre may proceed directly to the Small Dance Studio (Fencing Room) Physical Education Complex (Old Wing) University of Alberta at 9 30 a m Those regardless it formal applicaton has been made proceed to the appropriate interview YORK UNIVERSITY THE FACULTY OF FINE ARTS will conduct preliminary evaluations ol cand dates lor the proposed MFA programme in Theatre and Visual Arts in EDMONTON at the Holiday Inn 107 10Qth Avenue (403) 429 2861 on Tuesday April 30 Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree standing) or ts equivalent with a rrajor emphasis m one of these disciplines Further information will be available from our representatives on the date indicated or by writing to the Admissions Officer, Faculty of Graduate Studies York University, 4700 Keele Street Downsview, Ontario M3J 1P3 Miss Reeves was a native of Shapwick near Gantonbury, Somerset, England who came to Edmonton with her parents in 1904 At the age of 16 she started her photographic career by apprenticing with the now famous photographer, Ernest Brown In 1920 she started her own studio at 10233 Jasper Ave and was believed to be the only woman operating a photographic business west of Winnipeg She and Mr Brown were largely responsible for the introduction of art appreciation into Edmonton schools and during the months immediately prior to her death she had been engaged in the showing of pictures and artifacts to schools in the area She remained active until her death One of her major achievements was her collaboration with Ernest Brown in collecting of photos of Edmonton's early days in addition to areas The collection was presented to the provincial government in 1952 together with other artifacts A keen hoticultunst, Miss Reeves spent a great deal of her early life with the horticultural society and was the first woman to be appointed to the presidency Her father was a charter member In 1923 she was instrumental in part to a tree planting program that saw 5 000 trees planted in boulevards throughout the citv Roller ride Screaming roller coaster buffs whoosh down the track at Vancouver s Pacific National Exhibition grounds The midway ride is ready for another summer of fun ESSO RETAILERS Quality Atlas tires at prices you can't afford to miss! 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Nova Scotia land watch upsets property owner HALIFAX (CP) Dorothy Wood sat in her hotel room last week watching a television newscast of the Nova Scotia government's announcement that it has expropriated acres of her family's land "I just can't believe the Ohio woman said as the image ol Lands and Forests Minister Dr Maurice Delory flashed on the screen The land, which has been in the family for 28 years, was the largest single piece of privately-owned shoreline property In Nova Scotia Located about 10 miles from Liverpool in the Port Mouton area of Queens County, it includes 11 miles of shoreline, two long, white sand beaches and several lakes The family has a 14-room lodge on a point of land jutting into the ocean between the two beaches, but Dr Delory said the government would be prepared to lease that part of the property back to the family Dr Delory said the ex- propriation was a step toward reversal of non-resident own- ership in the province The land would be turned over to public use, but he said there are no plans to establish a provincial park Instead, it will be left as it is for people who like land in an undisturbed state The bush road into the area, will not be upgraded The lands and forests minis- ter said the government had offered to buy the property but was turned down He declined to reveal what the government offered either in its original offer or in its expropriation bid Mrs Wood flew to Halifax from her home in Ohio earlier this week when informed of the expropriation move No warning We had no advance warn- ing she said A letter came saying our land was being ex- propriated With Mrs Wood was her son Windsor, who said he has lived on the property year round since coming to Canada five years ago as a landed immigrant Also in the hotel room was the family s lawyer Henry P Kosling of Ohio, who said the first the family heard of the government s interest was in the expropriation letter this week in which the government said it had expropriated the land as of March 29 Mr Kosling said he regrets the expropriation move if it was taken solely because the family is American The family had contributed to the economy of the area during its 28-year ownership, employing many of the local residents on the lodge or on the grounds Dr Delory said the govern- ment would continue to look for opportunities to purchase more shorefront property when it becomes available We must ensure that Nova Scotians are provided with enough recreational areas and that too much of it is not fenced off DEALER EXTRADITED PARIS (Reuter) Art dealer Fernand Legros arrived here Monday after extradition from Brazil where he had been in jail for a year on a charge of selling forged paintings Legros, 44, was arrested in Rio de Janeiro last April on an international warrant issued several years ago by a Pans judge The war- rant charged that Legros, then a Pans art dealer, sold 44 fake Impressionist and post- Impressionist paintings to Texas oil millionaire Algur Meadows in 1967 About 10 genuine paintings from the era were included in the sale DOROTHY WOOD CAREERS BOOKKEEPER REQUIRED for sales and service office Bookkeeping and banking experience essential Submit details in writing to BOX 141, HERALD REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY! LICENSED HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC or 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice Good starting salary full company benefits Apply to: KELVIN MacDONNELL INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SALES SERVICE CENTRE 304 Stafford Drive Phone 327-3125 (After Hours Phone 328-2075) WANTED! LETHBRIDGE REAL ESTATE COMPANY OR AN EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE MANAGER OF SALESMAN TO REPRESENT ONE OF CANADA'S LARGEST TRUST COMPANIES Excellent opportunity for the right conpany or individual Please write giving full details to Box 43 Lethbridge Herald All replies will be kept strictly confidential CITY COMMISSIONER THE CITY OF RED DEER THE POSITION Chief executive and administrative official for a 30 000 Responsible only to City Council growing City with a population of about THE CITY OF RED DEER the Citlat of Edmonton and Calgary In the centre of prosperous mixed firming ires, net provision for education up to and Including second year university and a wide variety of recreation facilities It serves trading area of over THE COMMISSIONER is responsible for the co ordination direction and administration of all executive and administrative policies of the City presentation to the Council and administration of an annual operat- ing budget of nearly eight million a capital budget of about one million and utilities budget of apprgxi mately (our and one half million This person will be responsible for the regulation of all officials depart ments and staff the administration of all City property and the operation ol the public utilities and services of the City This parson will also be required to make recommendations to Council on all matters of City policy and on all matters ol legislation whether local or otherwise THE APPLICANT we seek will have broad experience In the municipal field and considerable managerial and administrative experience and must have initiative energy and didication FURTHER INFORMATION regarding the City and duties of the Commissioner may be obtained from the Personnel Department City Hall Red Deer Alberla APPLICANTS are requested to send full details on their qualifications experience personal history and salary required in confidence to the Personnel Office City Hall Red Deer Alberta not later than May 24th 1974 ;