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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, August 15, 1970 Nightingale Music Fills City Aviary A PORTION OF THE 50 TROPICAL BIRDS IN BRUCE BARROW'S AVIARY liy MARGARET LUCKIlUIiS'l Herald Staff Writer It's a long way from Bcrke Icy Square in London to Bar row's backyard in Lethbridge but no matter, they both boasl the rich music of nightingales, Bruce Barrow, local music examiner and former organisi ami choir director of St. Au- giistine's Church, has convert- ed his garage into an aviary. With the south wall glazed and screened and hoya plants and other greenery growing in abundance, a natural setting has been established for some 50 tropical birds. Mr. Barrow pointed out that most of the birds are finches from various parts of the world. "They are similar in size and are not aggressive, so we don't have any of them pulling feathers off the he said. "I have finches from Java and India, and of course the cordon bleu from Europe, one of the most valuable of the col- lection. Tlie orange weaver is fairly well known, as it builds its nest with a peculiar weav- ing motion. The Chinese Gen. Stewart Soldier'' Veterans Pay Tribute Wilderness Group Akamma-Kislien ina Trip nightingales, which you hear singing in the evening, are little more colorful than the English ones and have a sim ilar melodious song." To encourage nesting, Mr Barrow has hung little basket like nests around the aviary and two or three were leased for Ihe season. "However, some of the birds are pretty independent am scorn my contrived efforts preferring to build something for themselves in one of the plants." The birds naturally are ear- ly risers, and when Mr. Bar- row goes in to feed them theii seed and set out their baths, at fi a.m., the noise is pretty devastating. "Fortunately, it'; rather a pretty Mr. Barrow said, "and it's nice to hear when the summer birds have gone." In the greenhouse adjoined to the aviary, Mr. Barrow has given free run to a cheeky inglish robin and a colorful cockafiel. "The robins we have in 'anacta are really a species of Mr. Barrow said. "The Cnglish robin is smaller, very ame, but lacks the lovely song if our robins here. The cocka- iel is a small Australian par- ot, very adaptable as a pet." Mr. Barrow has one prob- Long forgotten memories re- mrned as powerful emotions this morning for city veterans mourning the loss of their sen- ior and most-respected com rade. "General Stewart how can you describe aske: Bill Kergan, president of the General Stewart Branch Num- TRIM GYM by INCH MASTER is the mosf convenient, ef- fective home exercise. New model just released, ball bearing equipped through- out. Come and see it or ask for free demonstration. See or phone M. P. STRONG 1193 Scenic Drive Lethbridge, Alfa. Phone 327-4605 her 4 of the Royal Can; Legion in Lethbridge. "He was good a proud soldier, and one of the fin- est men who ever lived. "He was a great Canadian, and everyone who was ever fortunate enough to meet him admired him. He was just an all-around wonderful man, and we'll all miss him. "We'll miss his help, his com- panionship, his advice we'll miss all his Mr. Ker- gan said. "We're going to miss Jack Stewart in all those ways. "He was 93, but he still had all his faculties, and an excel- lent memory. He was a plea- sure to be with, telling wonder- "ul and humorous stories of the first World War, and the Boer War and just about people. "And he was always inter- ested in the welfare of the vet- erans, and particularly he had a keen interest in their depend- nts. "in all the years I've known this man this was one of his most admirable Mr. Kergan said. "You know, he used to pull my teeth when I was a tod wo knew him then as Doc Stewart, the dentist. "And although he rubb< shoulders with many of t greasiest men, anyone cou speak to him he was pr pared to listen to everyone, r gardless of their rank or th.2 position." Mr. Kergan said he wante to represent ail veterans in tl city "in expressing our hum blest and most profound gri at our great loss. -We will mourn Genera Stewart's passing for man years to Mr. Kerga said. "On behalf of all veterans also want to express to Mrs Stewart our deepest sympathie in her loss of a wonderful hus TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely the monu- ment to honor your loved ones. We will be pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS "We Have Been Satisfying Customers for Over.60 Years" 325 8ln St. 5., lethbridge Phone 327-3920 Welcome To Our New Tenants QUEEN'S PIZZA SPAGHETTI HOUSE In North Plaza Shopping Centre We Wish Them "Success" Pcshufje Construction Ltd. 2618 S. Parkside Dr. Phone 327-6747 band. Whatever we can do t assist her just won't be eonugh. He said the branch wi continue to bear General Stew art's name: "It will be a mem orial to him. I don't know how we could call it by anothe name." General Stewart was the old est artillery officer in Canada at the time of his death anc was the first officer of an artil lery unit in western Canada. "I envy all the men who hac the privilege over the years to serve under Mr. Kergan said. "I appeal to all members o. the Royal Canadian Legion, ant the Ladies Auxiliary to watch for the funeral announcement, and to attend to pay their last I respects and say goodbye to a wonderful person. "There will never be another man like Jack Stewart. Invin McNeely, president of of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans Unit 34 of Leth- bridge, said he was "deeply shocked to learn of the un- timely passing of our honorary president Brig. Gen. Jack Stewart. "The general was a good friend and driving force in our Mr. McNeely said. "He applied himself devoted- ly and effectively in many ways beyond the awareness of most of us. I "All veterans join in mourn- ing the loss of an outstanding leader who had worked dili- Plans No Protest The Lethbridge branch of tl Alberta Wilderness Associatio has no plans for a formal pr test against this year's cros country caravan on the Ak mina road by the Waterto Park Chamber of Commerce. Termed the Kishenina Cara van, the group of 30 four-whee drive units will travel Sunda from Fernie, B.C., to Waterlo Lakes .National Park. The AWA in the past has op posed the trips on the ground that further improvement :he Akamina road from Flal head, B.C., to the Camera e road would result in easier access and over-develop ment of an area that should be protected from the further en iroachment of commercial en terprise. A spokesman for the Letli jridge AWA said the group was wary of the announced purpose of this year's trip to promote he establishment of a provin cial park in B.C. but i vould not protest the trip as ong as its avowed purpose was :ouched in those terms. There had been plans for the AWA to meet thf cavalcade al lameron Lake and to make leir opposition known, but jese were cancelled when it vas learned the caravan will fficially disband before it eaches Cameron Lake, the pokesman said. Floyd Stromstedt of Calgary, residenf of the AWA, said in telephone interview that the karmna area is a prime wild- fe area that should be protect- "rom further development, asier access would not bene- Waterton Park or the people Canddi, he said, although it 'night b" good business for the aterton Chamber of Com- erce. A hunter himself, he said ganging up with a flock of eps" is not really hunting, id this is what happens when gently to improve human health and understanding. "A long life mry no' be goo< Mr. recall "But a gccd life is long CLOSEST TO SUN Mercury orbits the sun at an average distance of 36 million miles, closest of all nine plan- ets. of QUEEN'S PfZZA and SPAGHETTI HOUSE 622 13th ST. N. PHONE 327-1922 10% OFF 1st SOFT DRINK FREE-FREE COFFEE PIZZA and SPAGHETTI HOUSE 652 13th St. N. Phone 327-1922 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Workdays 11 a.m. lo 1 a.m. Weekends 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. (Friday and Saturday) Mont. Group Visits City Members of the Pondera County Senior Citizens Friend- ship Club from Conrad, Mon- tana, visited the Side's Leth- bridge Brewery Gardens during a one-day tour of Lethbridge Friday. About 30 members of the club were on hand for a picnic at the research station and then a tour of the gardens and the brewery, followed by a tour of the city. The club, started four years ago, meets monthly and tries to take a tour someplace as often as possible. Club vice president Earl Sprague said everybody on the :our was thrilled with the hip, especially the gardens. He said the club has found friendship in Lethbridge which can't be found in other centres. Tour plans for the rest of the summer include a trip to Vir- ginia City and Yellowstone Park n the Quake Lake area. it is too easy to get into a wild- life area. Tills year's trail ride will be larger than originally planned 30 members of the Columbia Falls and Kalispell chambers of commerce from Montana wii: be pining the caravan near the Canada-U.S. border. Special customs clearance arrangements have been made so that the American visitors can be cleared at Cameron Lake. A spokesman for the Water- ton chamber said that because of the abundance of wild ber- ries along the way, those who do not enter the fishing derby will be invited to enter a berry picking contest. Opening Today Discounts, free soft drinks and free coffee are featured at the grand opening of Queen's Pizza and Spaghetti House, 622 ]3th St. N. The store will be open seven days a week and until 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. For today only, all orders will be discounted 10 per cent. lem. The unfriendly neighbor- hood cats who leer through the screen at his birds. "I have a pretty good antidote for them, he said, "I just chase them with the hose." Back to School INSURANCE LIABILITY 9 BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Floor 3174thAve. S. Phone 327-1541 to Music Now is the time to select the piano or organ for your children's Musical Education. A Good Piano as your music teacher will tell you, will help your child to de- velop good touch and tone. Chances are your teach- er will recommend Heintz- man because she very like- ly has one herself. Pianos And Organs Carry Heintzman Warranty. All Represent Fine Value. BUDGET TERMS AVAILABLE Rental Purchase Plan Available (Piano) Per Month For 6 Months New Pianos from New Organs from Reconditioned Pianos from r I AM INTERESTED IN: 1. A New Piano 3. Rental Purchase Plan 2. A New Organ 4. A Reconditioned Piano Please send information and literature on instrument circled above l NAME I ADDRESS.......... I_______________________________________________J HEINTZMAN "Makers Of Fine Pianos Since 313 7th St. S., Lethbridge 328-2663 OPPORTUNITY FOR EVERYONE at Mount Royal Calgary's Community College Apply Mow-Application Forms and Information Available at the Information Office, Mount Royal College DAY COLLEGE PROGRAMS Two-Year College Program Admission Requirements: Students must be 18 years of age or possess an Alberta High School Diploma or its equivalent. A. University Transfer Program: This program is designed to prepare students for transfer to selected degree granting institutions. Areas of Concentration: Arts and Science Disciplines Applied Social Science Architecture (1 year only) Aviation Broadcasting Business Computer Science Engineering Interior Desig Journalism Petroleum Land Management Physical Education Police Science Public Administration Public Relations Recreation and Outdoor Education Religion Secretarial Science Special Admission Requirements contact Mount Royal College B. Career Programs: Those programs are specifically d. signed to prepare graduates for employment. Areas of Concentration: Agri-Business Aviation Business Administration Communications Broadcasting Communications Media- Journalism Communications Media- Public Relations Correctional Careers Day Care Workers Insurance ation InJerior Design Special Admission College Music Nursing Police Science Public Adminisln Real Estate Recreation and Outdoor Education Secretarial Science Social Careers Urban Planning Requirements contact Mount Royal Apply Now To mount One-Year Certificate Program This program Is designed to prepare graduates for em- ployment. Admission Requirements: Students must be 18 years of age or possess an Alberta High School Diploma or ill equivalent. Areas pf Concentration: Agri-Business (classes begin in November) Architecture Business Administration Day Care Workers (evening course for people already employed in Day Care) Police Science (at convenient times for policemen already employed) Residential Child Care Stenographers Special Admission Requiremenfs contact Mount Royal College. UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY TRANSFER PROGRAMS These programs are offered in affiliation with the Univer- sity of Calgary and will again be offered in the Spring- Summer sequence from February to August. Program A First Year University Students must have senior matriculation standing accord- ing to the faculty desired, as specified by the University of Calgary. Program C Combined Matriculation and University Students with matriculation deficiencies may complete ma- triculalion while taking some first year university courses. Mature Non-Matricuiants Programs A and C are open to students of mature age who do not have complete matriculation standing. Contact Mount Royal College for further information. "Arts and Science Business Education Physical Education Medicine (not a premedical program) SHOE REPAIR Fast dependable service M reasonable prices i Also repair ond replace 'a.H typos of zippers Repairs to all leather goods MIKE'S SHOE REPAIR 1021 3rd Ave. S. (Next lo Lcthbridga Locker and Seafoods) Programs that must be completed at i the University of ersities other than royal college 7th Avenue and llth Street S.W., Calgary 2, Alberta-Telephone 266-4611 Agriculture Veterinary Medicine Dentistry Recreation Administration Law Pharmacy REGISTRATIONS: Registra. tions are by appointment only between a.m. and p.m. Register early for best class time selection. TO APPLY: Pick up appli- cation forms any time be- tween a.m. and p.hi., complete these as early as possible. Accept- able applicants can then make a registration ap- pointment. REGISTRATION DATES: AUGUST 10-28, 1970. All foes payable in full on receipt of registration in- voice FINANCIAL AID. For full information on Student Loan Plans, Scholarships and Part-lime Employ- ment, contact our cial Aid Office prior to registration. ;