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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Jg _ THE IETHDRIDGE HERALD Thursday, December 1, 1971 At Small Boy's camp Second in series Newcomers must adjust to brisk nights publicity meetings and outings. It is hoped tlif column will perform a dual purpose, as a reminder for member.-; and an invitation for other youths to join in on the leisure-time activities. All notices should be ad- dressed t') Are You Tlie Her a hi, Lellibridgc, Alia., no later than Tuesday preceding the Thursday the event, is to be announced. Till K.M1AY, Dec. 2, at members of the Leth- bridge army cadets will pa- rade in the' city armory ac- cording to trair.ing orders is- sued by Cap'.. N. K. Price. There are openings in the ranks for boys 13 IS years old. rillDAY: Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Winston Churchill High School, the girls' basketball team will host the W. H. Meyers girls' team in their firs't ganie of the season. FRIDAY: Dec. 3, at and 8 p.m. at UK; W. R. Meyers High School in Tabcr. the WCIIS Junior and Senior boys' basketball Mells steps into Fiddler lead role A throat infection has forced Jack Warburton to withdraw from his leading role as Tcvyc in the Lethbridge Musical The- alre production of Fiddler on the Roof. Director Dick Mclls has as- sumed the leading role. Joan Walerfield, who plays in the role of Tcvyc'f wife Golde. said it was "one of Hie most exciting evenings I have ever spent m the theatre. The whole cast seemed to rise to the oc- casion as did the audience.'' B r Rv BILL territorial f> gill With RUDY jy white society Stuff reserves is team will meet for their LAKE The first thine anyone and "only in the mountains where fish and game of the season. exist can the f FRIDAY: Dec. 3 and band mast do is urday Dec 4, the LCI to Ine brisk why we left the tional basketball tourney tents used is homes even though the be held. There will hi- people here have bad and there are teams participating, and and floors and and games played at but do not more hardships arc I SATURDAY: Dec. -1, insulation against the come for Indians, he warned. He hopes the North 6; '10 ii.'.ui fi p-in. "i slon Churchill High School, Ut. the people living in these mountains about Indian doesn't lose his culture, and is doing what me ue ,1 game between the WC1IS Junior and Senior teams and the Stirling north of Nordege have adjusted to the climactic conditions and live in comfort. Perhaps because of to protect w-hat is left. "Out here the young people and old live the Indian way of life lhat was 'i SATrKDAY: Dec. '1, at they are strong he p.m. at SI. Mary's School and viruses are the week I Tabcr the girls' unheard of at any the groups ketball team will be in the happy and to play the St. Mary's lists occasionally SUNDAY: Dec. 5 at American Indians, the campsite to n in at the Paramount the coming of the purpose, and Chief atre there will be a were true says he is happy to yf i of the movie The Party, and did not deface Peter Sellers. Proceeds And true to are met with go to Golf band builds wooden no discrimination is at its campsites The band does not WEDNESDAY. Doc. 8, at 7 p.m.: No. 11 Squadron the country beautiful. Other camp refuse is has a monopoly on the wilderness type of life its (Air) Cadets parade will or held at the 2Clh Field retention of Indian don't go around terv Building at Kenyon I Field. Transportation will is one of the prime purposes for w-bich Chief people what we're trying to do, but we are happy provided by military trans-pert. For information phone U. Bullied at 327-1116 days and his followers left the Hohbema reserve. The people felt that come here asking honest Chief Small Boy The cat 328-6759 evenings. WEDNESDAY, Dec. 8, at Navy League Cadets Corps M'. 50 will be parading at the Ship located at 10th Ave. and 17th St. S. is rapidly disintegrating, as white society forces itself upon the reserves. Chief Small Boy says long-dead Indian prophets foretold of the death of Indian the issue of classroom education, Chief Small Boy said if the government either senior level is interested in establishing a mobile school for tlie band's not against the schooling of the chief said of tlie reserve school education system. "I want Hie good life that children should j boys 11 to 13 years of age are i welcome to join. THURSDAY, Dec. 9. at i Lethbridge Army Cadet predicting the white man would eventually take everything. Much of what the prophets predicted has happened already or is occurring at present, the chief will face no objection from him. However, he does prefer a school with teachers chosen from the camp, who would be trained and supervised by other qualified native on the reserve. "And I think that the good life is for people to bring up their children the right way with discipline. "On the reserve, corruption is destroying young people Joint to the ancient v.-arnings, the only place At present the of liquor and everything that's bad." -i VDBLEFORD The joint Christmas sen-ice of the Xobleford United Church can retain their culture and have a good life is in the mountain wilderness. "The mountains are to the campsite is miles away, and the children don't attend it. The camp's population in lite wildern ess, Chief Small Boy feels the children and their parents bypass all the corniptive influences. the Sunday School will be place left where our about 100 children is one of the major i Sunday, Dec. ID. at 10 a.m. can taught to read and destroying Indian life in i the Rev. C. Parks in the Boy their America, he said. The camp's only white person, Rick Yellowbird's wife Karen "We don't dislike the peo- ple who use liquor, but liquor is what we don't like." Here the children and adults have found a peace of mind. "That's what we came look- ing for. We didn't come here looking for riches and money, but peace of mind, and we found it in our native cul- ture." The idea of moving off the reserve started in 1965 when Chief Small Boy and some of the other Indian elders at Hobbema reserve discussed the concept. In 1967 Chief Small Boy at- tempted to get mountain land near where the band is living now designated as Indian land. After a meeting with senior Indian affairs representatives located in Alberta, Chief Small Boy went to Edmonton and talked with various pro- vincial ministers about ob- taining land. Chief Small Boy was told in Edmonton to go to Ottawa where lie was in turn told to sec officials again in Edmon- ton and so on to obtain land. "They (federal govern- ment) told me that thsy could not steal land from the pro- vincial government" and the provincial government said approximately the same for the federal government, he said. Chief Small Boy decided that if anything were going to be done, the interested par- ties (both senior govern- ments) would have to come see him. And in 1968, he acted on his own and left. Since leaving (lie Hobbema reserve the group has moved its camp- site about 10 times. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS AND UP Phono 328-2176 of M opens new branch More cilv II The Bank of Montreal open- ed its third branch in the city I Wednesday morning. I Mayor Andy Anderson cut j I he ribbon at a.m. to offi- I dally open the B of II branch at Mayor Magrath Drive and Henderson Lake Blvd. The S 125.000 development is the city's second drive-in bank. The other drive-in bank, also belonging to the B of M, is lo- cated on 13th St. N. The drive-in services at the 13Ui St. branch are used by 40 to 50 customers a day Monday to Thursday and 90 to more than ICO customers on Fridays. Contractor R. G. Itittenhousc. who built both B of M drive-in I banks in the city, says drive- ns are the banks of the future. He thought the B of M had one other drive-in bank in another city. A customer drives up to a >ullet-proof window, puts his cheque or deposit in a hsaled drawer which zips inside the iank and receives his deposit or cash from the same drawer. All teller services are avail- ible at the drive-in window. Teller and customer are able :o converse in normal voices. The new branch has 2.GOO square feet of area on the main Floor and a similar amount in the There is on-sile parking for 25 vehicles. Con- struction started in July. Tlie branch is managed by i Lyle Moore, former manager of the Domremy, Sask. branch (near Prince Albert) with John Rhodes assistant manager, j Staff also includes a control j clerk, a steno-receptionist, two i full-time tellers and one part- j lime teller. Hours of opening are 10 a.m. j to 3 p.m. Monday to Wednes- j day, 10 a.m. to fi .111. Thurs- i day and 10 a.m. lo K p.m. Fri-1 day. The phone number is 328-; 9266. B of II dignitaries attending the opening included Ross Cur- tis of Calgary, senior vice- president for Alberta; Ross j Holmes of Calgary, district j manager for southern Alberta; md Ray Crosswciler of Cal- gary, premises manager for: the Alberta division. Brewed from the choicest hops and malt and pure Rocky Mountain spring water SILENT NIGHT? City police report five accidents In lefhbridge overnight. The most serious was a two- vehicle collision at 4th Ave. and 7th St. S., where damage occurred and two people were injured. Because the only police officers who normally disclose informa- tion out and no other police officials would give further information, The Herald can offer no details. Exhibition may drop grandstand SEE WHAT THE LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAN OFFER YOU Daytime Courses and Programs in: CARPENTRY-for those desiring to learn the skills cf the Irade. January 10 to March 3, 1972 COMMERCIAL COOKING-beginning January 3, 1972 your welding skills or commence your training in arc or oxy-acetylene welding. January 3 to February 11, 1972 or February 14 to March 24, 1972 or March 27 to May 5, 1972 For information on those courses and other courses starting January 3, 1972, write: Lethbridge Community College Phono 327-2141 Daylight time and a pinched budget could combine to do away with the grandstand show during tlie 1972 Whoop-Up Days. A 65 per cent increase pro- jected for pari-mutucl betting for 1972 and extended time for horse races could help the 1 board forsake the grand- stand show. Dick chairman of the race committee, said avenues for getting more money for tlw board have to investigated ami Ibis idea has been discuss- ed. For the first time, tlie exhibi- tion lioard realized a profit during the fall race meet Tlie board had a profit of Kxhihilion Manager Andy Andrews said racing is a com- ing thing and expects the profit I margin would be increased substantially with lui night racing. He said the grandstand show j has traditionally lost consider- j able amounts of money. j The board gets 12 per cent of the total money bet during the race meet. There Ls pel- cent returned to UK- betting public through the odds board, and the rest is paid to the gov- ernment Mr. Gray said Ihc money paid to key racing personnel is the same at Letlibridge as Cal- gary and Kdnwnton although UK pari-muliiel amounts in the larger centres is r.t leas! 10 limes more. He said perhaps some type of assistance could lie received to help offset. I his expense and make even more money for the board. Heidelberg Welcome to Heidelberg Welcome to the taste of Heidelberg! So bright, so lively, so brimful of flavour it brings more enjoyment to your drink- ing pleasure. Welcome to, the quality of Heidelberg! Heidelberg is brewed from only the best ingredients ...the finest golden barley malt, the choicest high prime Hallertau hops from Bavaria...and pure natural Rocky Mountain spring water. Take your thirst to Heidelberg today. You'll get a happy welcome that will never wear out because every glass of Heidelberg is as crispandsatisfyingasyourfirst So much more to enjoy ;