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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta House prices increase VANCOUVER The ivcrage price of houses in the greater Vancouver area in- jreased more than from Fune to the Real Estate Soard of Greater Vancouver Friday. Average price of houses was in July compared with in June. There were 684 louse sales in July compared with 692 in June. Canadian Real Estate Associ- ation statistics show British Co- umbia with the sharpest in- on the average valua of residential housing sales dur- ng the first six months of this year. B.C. values rose IB.3 per xrit to an average from The CREA includes some commercial sales and CMC piles Jata from informat-on furnish- ed by members of Multiple Listing Services that ac-ijnt 87 par cent cf the tial market. Relatives squabble Battle of Waterloo back in news Belgium terj The Battle of Waterloo has broken out a respite of more than 150 years. Chief protagonists are the de- blood relation or military giants who led the Napoleon and Well- ington. But the ground under seige this time is a cluster of souvenir shops bordering the battlefield. The current Duke of Well- ington wrote in a recent letter to the London Times that he is appalled by the bric-a-brac and which distorts the story of Wa- and the absence of any mementos of the victors of the Prussian and Dutch forces. The museums and souvenier shops undoubtedly French- the duke this is hardly surprising since they are controlled by an el- derly and fanatical Bonapar- tiste who enjoys harmless and interesting illusion that he is the reincarnation of a mem- ber of the Grand The duke was attacking a 66- ysar-old Belgian Norbert who runs a cinema and restau- rant at the battle site in the shadow of the lion memorial commemorting the struggle. At weekends and on special he dons the uniform of a Napoleonic foot in which he has marched on foot through France retracing the campaign trail of the French emperor. A posy of flowers sometimes sprouts from the barrel of Brassinne's musket. who was found un- fit for military service in the last admits he is a fana- ical but rigor- iously denies that he has hushed up the British victory. tried to seE imitation busts of Wellington but not even the English would buy he says. They prefer Napo- The Duke's indignation is not unfounded. The only museum dedicated to Wellington's cam- paign is tucked away in a row of shops deep in Waterloo's town centre and some distance from the open battlefield and the swarms of tourists. On the souvenir shops display busts of both Napoleon and but the French the imperial sol- diers at the English tokens by a large margin. In Brassinne's own mu- Wellington's portrait is crowned with the Napoleonic caption did more for him than he for and the exhibition resounds with Na- poleon's rallying call to battle. The current duke has formed a with himself as to improve his ances- tor's representation around the battlefield. There are plans to manufac- ture a limited edition of 158 copies of nine-pound guno which NEW LOCATION REX UMBER Fqjhion Berber Shop 4U 4th Ave. 5 NOW AT STYLERITE BARBER SHOP 1514 9th South Wellington used in the battle. Profits from the sale of these be sold at would go toward a contribution of which the manufac- turer of the guns has offered the duke's committee to pro- mote the British viewpoint. j i Come over on the Mayflower I It's It's We'll give your v things Air-Cushlon-RitJe. Esu- mttes upon request. FERNIE CARTAGE COMPANY 518 3rd ST. S. PHONE 328-8643 deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a non-drinkerr can you afford not 10 look into Abstainers' insurance for your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd.Ave. 5. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY only Cmfdiln providing BulMmbfe jnfurcnct exduxiYvTr to Royal guest Prince Charles is greet- ed by Mayor Arthur F. Brady at a reception the Goodwin a histori- cal site in Strawbery today. Prince a member of the HMS Min- is participating in the city's 350th anniversary. Prince meets reporters MEALS ON AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 PORTSMOUTH. N.H. i Prince Charles finally met re- j J por ters during his visit hsre. But it was only a i I no inter- j views and no statements. 1 Under orders from the i i Prince Charles was being treated strictly as a Naval offi- j cer. Reporters were not able to j question him Thursday and he' made no statement. The a 24-year-old Royal Navy is an of- ficer aboard HMS a frigate paying a courtesy call during Portsmouth's 350th anni- versary celebration There was to have been a news termed a ''fa- by a British for 10 minutes immediately after the prince's arrival. Photographers and reporters scurried after the prince with tape recorders and note pads ready. But a few minutes a se- curity guard it. gentlemen. The facility is Bridges to be repaired 25th Wedding Amiiversarv EDMONTON A milh'on two-year program to replace and reinforce bridges on the forestry trunk road in the foothills of western Alberta has been announced by the pro- vincial government. About will be spent this year to replace six of 12 major wooden truss bridges built about 20 years ago and to reinforce five less important structures. Six remain- ing bridges be replaced next year at a cost of Recent studies showed the bridges are rapidly deteriorat- ing and warrant the accelerat- ed replacement a government news release said. HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitotioni Hour Service If Bride Beoki Thank You Cards Napkins Matches We provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING Mr. and Mrs. John Czirjak celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary August 8. A reception was held for them at Erick- sens Family Restaurant on Sunday. They came to Lelhbridge from Hungary in 1957. Mr and Mrs. Czirjak have one Mrs. Robert Embury who resides in Lethbridge. LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY ANNUAL GARDEN SHOW SATURDAY and SUNDAY Aug. 18th and 19th LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION SHOW HIGHLIGHTS Members ond Exhibits and Displays Doors Open Saturday 3 p.m. Banquet Upstairs Pavilion 5 p.m. invited guests. Official Opening 7 p.m. of the Sunday Doors open 11 a.m. Anne Campbell Singers 2 p.m. Awards Trophies and 4 p.m. Door Drew. Show Closes 9 p.m. Sid Silk Block is proud to announce that Silk Bane Construction will be build- ing fine homes exclusively for Block Bros. Mr. Sid Silk and Mr. John Bane are from England and have a fine background in quality home build- ing and finishing work. When you are looking for a quality home contact Silk Bane Construction at or 328-2356. RPOQ M P Q KINDERGARTEN Parents of Children Years As of September 1973 If you feel your child moy hove learning lang- uage development there is o pilot pre school program available. The Lethbridge public school board hos mode applica- tion to the Department of Education for approval 1o operate a program tor pre-school children of normal having learning language development problems. This program is to begin August subject to gov- ernment and if you feel your child should be en- For further information and diagnosis pleaaa LORRAINE CORDUKES Phone 328-B625 OR CAROL CHAPMAN PHONE 327-6661 School Dist. NO. 51 Phone 327-4521 Common sense people wear HARDLITE UNSES The Common Sense Lens In some localities hard resin protective are They're shatterproof. They're only half the weight of ordinary lenses. They're backed by a warranty against eye They're available in YOUR prescription. So who needs a Specializing in fitting of Eye Doctor's prescriptions Frucription Sunglatstt Criildran'i PriM CABINET MEETING Lethbridge Tuesday September 18th 1973 Briefs and Delegations Invited The meeting in Lethbridge offers an opportunity for delegations from interested groups and associations to meet with and make their views known to a committee of members of the Provincial Cabinet. As notice of intent to present a written brief is required in order to schedule please by August 31st 1973 Peter Jenner Executive Assistant to the Minister of Advanced Education Room 425 Legislative Building Alberta xllbcrta GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA ;