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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta RALb IftttikUUKSf i^lim^ Blanket |ii:�^�iW6�diiy, Dec. 2W11, -wlM \jii.tffiB^lUmi;n. Gatbollo Mtflsion ^^Bi3imti>9tJ>�$}if^'^o& ladim Re-jwrrer^itifrdv'e'iit unique In the annalf e-?hUi'6li tit the pfovlnce of .Al-bvrta. 'For-Oh:.that date^vlU be.cele-Sli;ated a doilble golden'Jubtleei mark-60 j^eara of priesthood on the part of two Avtdely kno^n Fathers, Rev. Father B^anchet, O.M.I.. of Bt. Patrick's Parish, Lethbrldge, and Rev. Father Doucet, O.M.L, ' who has charge of Abe Mission In the Blood Reserve.^venty-five and seventy: tour yeari-:0lir,e4-^th'iiir lives in the Church, . fUd In :Tagny! respects their careers ,]iave b^^a ''paraUet. -Both' are of S>!0nch �;bftlh: thpy came to' Canada oift; the EUimQ'boat,'were both oVdained at^St. Albert within a year of each other, 'and have spent their priesthood almost wholly In the church in Alberta.- . - > : Rev. Father Blanchet comes from went,to,., the nort&, tent, ihiid� of buffalo forced him bert. Ride rn.Mair, deer; Lake penter work result -was ( and .windoimn' and the. c 'Ho made . Bay Co. boa wmniiwg: and Ht^m-JotfrAeDr'by cAmobBck the; RtidAOQ trip. It tooL,,_,__ . nlpeg to Bdt^wttbB-a win RlTor,-?/-imii� fr�aaoi>t stdDB^K wood* wtaUojIJfe:, . - -_ thus rproYl'.|^^ fresh meat-. The reveri^ft':\tatl^'-;/'i'Ja)Bper Pass in the Rockiesi'wMere'tfaitO'waS a settle-ment of IrbfA^ols^hdlanii/ .jnaUng this trip by pack'bOTse;lt^&. - v Between 1473, u$ HiWft";!* church . . Bltari k^^udion's to.tiake Mt. he)! iboat ot ler i ant �'*rin :he-to make ih 'was run -- rtrr SKATING, Wl CHBfl IANO, NIOHT There 'will a band at thfe mats - nlghi. has the ice and a til| makers Is h^nd. In . willalso Be_ .fiddles. wlU h�> .afthte-.wM on  Cl\rifct-gef  fteb.er lid shape ,.nJ5n'ttiere'  ftjB'Whelfrtho - -liigiilftgB, - ;Rev. Father Blanchet comes "om ^ ... i- fetniMtbfa-'whfcriB now bjdshly arlstocratlo French, 'amlly' �f "Sg^W^^ wltk strong royalist leanings. A nephew was a member of the French Gatiei;at>� Castelnau's staff during the groat war.. Rlcies 25 Miles at 74 R�v. Father Doucet. while 74 years of age, flfty.of which have been spdnt cpntiiluously as a priest' among the Indian tr^Ves of Alberta and Sas-|tchewan,;i8 surprisingly young in V.' H; was only the othdr day that tjwprjsed his friends by a 2B mile iprseback in tlie coi^^rse. x>t ^jM^'Ortg the Bloods. pT6neers of the church in Al-ranking.;ojily.,liB�t. t^ Bisjhopjj Grany,. Rev, .F,ather ,l?lW "hwch an* imo pioneering in wslch la 1 stands "the Jesuit cSlege. UJotil then the church, ond^ the priest rooms too, was in the Hadvn'd, Bay. : Co.. .precincts. A viviicl, remembranoe of the father at the Uple.^Qt'^e'i&ving of tho :,(]huroh wa�- t)ievarrival. m; Edmon-^ ton of Hon. Frank,Oliver,kw||io rented a little chouse" below the iniittlon and started a llttle^^dji^.Btore, inv ^iiirdihjB5iil4^;S^1^lB&^ thj^ first saw mUl ui�t th^^Alhit floiiljl nkUl in of: tne^liMlan liitVM ^4 ioitltem: - Albertans have a-'peeu1'Jci Intei^ast.  He w^s- oi;io> of the t chatvid labored'Tlr^i31�^^llh:ttti6^ iiorthtiut in 1895 he iira(i.;mitdiiritfi>ljih priest of Pincher Creek^ We^lPe h#' remained over ten yeai^-'hU'ilding-^e present church, convent'and-^priest house, all threO establish^^BtsVboliifi; due to his zeal and ilnaiioial-sil^Uty.'f^lt'Was during his prieiftliooa; aitVPincl^er Creek that the F^th^r Moarried'bn ibis mission of heallQ^'thBtsIcI^ insthe xioa-struction ca&p8.ias;^e CroWs Nest Irailway was ^hiii^ lilshed through the southern pa8S,�^d'>i( sniA dnrj|ng thiese years too th&lvihe tragtc.'jirjping out of the old toiim ot;%^niEi^ wnh a loss of 68 lives in^'^e Biide,'Oc^rred. Following - Mf; .ten .year . priesthpod at Pincher gr^ek, h^ returned north for two or thijee yeats; Then cam^l the ^all to tbe south, Agabt and he returned, thia^tiplO. parish church there. "�' ,J ';', Saw Plrla �hpii�d In 1914-15 "lie made a- Six' months' stay in St. pPatrtCkV vfi^m of this city, then weiitjtO.MidhciAare to the Iiacombe Hoini^ to  asBlst ^ev. Father Lacon^'be dui^^g hV ladt ^^ays," and was there at the tU)e6t-i^e'death of this veherablfr. mistma^ Then came another visit.'tb ^�nce,^uiit 24 years after his firi|fc^TltAtt6'::'fai(iv homeland. This was diwiSjHfliiB giwit war, and! the reverend' tfitaer. sTasvin Paris In^ the spring of 191$ ^hen, during Easter Veek, the nrjit long-range bombardment of^ thjif French capital took place. Here / lie :Sa1r/:)i(^niB real war without going'to .tnor'troiit. On his return* to Cam&''a:.7|�air ago last fall, after having ^ilrse^ and help�d different priests ill -^iih .the "fltt, the reverend father t()OK up'^ltis 'vopde in St Patrick's Rectory >!l�Bre;fi'om where he attsnds -%o -his -dptl^ar aa- - to. the Reverend Sistei^ Of tiiO%06tf-vent. f Rsv. Father Ofetteat , . ,. Rev. Father Dohcet's fltty. yOiUV :�f priesthood was no oik Octolisr'llth. Of this year, but the feast.was bcltrdili^ iirited at that Ume whiclr�-aUa�^> ^ tho double event on Wedn*Bdarf�i''-* tRev. Father *Leo Doucet, 0.1I': bohi near St Orlean's,. Frui'ce,-. Joft. 7tb, 1847, coming tO CaKfida.vi(iti|; Bishop Grandin and Rev. /ITatltBr Blanchet,. aad gotOK to..8i .AlbartMI, serve for three years during the wan, Following this he was tor twoiy^aif assistant in the Dunbow' IndnstriiA schbol-near iOkotol^, and^only ,taU.�Mun0tjt^ the Bl(igd j9ion.af.fitandoft;rThiis'hiS:>whoicpan-, hood.- waetiaiUy.' has--fae�i. ii#en^^^ the UtOians of the western plains, t^n yaara....being spent among > tho. Crees; and 40'jfjbnn among the Blackfeet ^a record few men of the present day can equal, and a record whiclvvmafces,, his brothers In the priesthodd 6ill^ too glad to travel many miles nexi week to pay him the honor whltih;^ his^due. Provinciitl Pdii(#i.R|iii ^i^wss 'VeiyFew.CiS^iiirS^tiipliv.- Auditor and Mayor Tliinks it ^hoali Clear,,Eyeiy Lityntah UnderaUiiid it "Relief appeals aJiB' only aAfra^tfoh : what they. wertSae.VWr'^agO'a^.this 8en;ot !^adfOd> , -At flMi}|atte.'tlme Joe Hountainhorse i anAmT' ---------- - are claimed and-F,08U1 Note W16kets will 4> bexlosed all day.  M^Sbm^^ii � �I __,_,_L_S___1^_i_ f;iBi�k.ofr,tho'Al-iipe'here," toi the Ifti'diicussjbgjctoii-h�-;aisi��bt.rojti?. �is:- the subject' of in cont.^.. tween Mayor Harjdie a^d'R. J. Patersoh, city auditor. It is a' argument, and . the mayor a. thisfmorning that its position 'ki tunwi prps^rit time after, a long turtli ryW* lerday was simply "statu quOi'Vf/j/f'''^ The mayor and.cbmmisBion.e|s .art-' anxious to get a statement iot, itii, city's affairs which the publish (MW.^ /miderstand. They intimate tbat.bthei, citieagei it. Citlisens tell themUhiit the .C.. P, R., the banks and l.-bljtej:' large institutions Issue,. annualv^a^t^l� reports which are easily ludero^nd able, and,-they ~^ant to knowl whj. ----'*I)''A>&yl8^^toi^; m- "ib keep Oidlookoiit 'fiir caisies lef may bftSneodedjThere are sotte' parts of ;tlt� distridt where the crops were poor Jthis year, but in hardly any instancesiharve thorb been total crop failures.; r-3'he open, winter has helped very con.^derably > to bring about the preiient .Satisfactory condition. Lethbridge 'cannot do^ttie *same,i- . , , ^Ir. Peterson says that his ^attdit Is complete.in every detail and,.iiiat,il Is impossible to issue such an ^;audi( as thO- oommisslpners, wftnt . wj^houl injuring the value bf the 'documieQtr. The mayor ..admits that the ..audit i:' very complete and acceptable tnu every way except that it is too conipUoilted And there the matter"standd. ;.. ; Resigns as'J. P.' John Holmep, of Cardston, h4f ,re- ' All reUll stores wiU be open tnl ten o'clock tonight. They � i*; will also- remain open next Wednesday afternoon. *i A Merry Christmas Htttton ^ Rerkins 418A Fifth Street South Phone asa t doors S. of Colonial Theatre BAWDEN BROS. PHONE 625 �lltUIIIIIIIIII WORTH-WHILE GIFTS lucers Platters, Etc, AT Special Prices PHONE 1619 ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON . 612 Third! Aventie South May you have a Happy Christmas, and may 1921 serve you with the Cream of its Good Things. ; Chief Mottntain Creamery Co., Ltd. LETHBRIDGE. PHONE 10^. Office and Plant, 12S4 5th l^tii A, South. HEALTH TALK NO. lit. "So you too have been forced to live on crackers ahd; milk and other -^ally uninterestibg. and joyless .1." How often has this remark � Ml addressed to you.' Barring abuse, everyone should bo able to eat what he likes in reason- able auantity, without suffering. The >facts, however, are that nearly everyone is limiting himself, and tr? Ing to temper the quantity and kinds of foods eaten Just to pamper a delicate stomach. Stoviacb health depends upon a Ti9|-pi^I, suppl7 of nervous energy. The chiropractor iiirils the alignment ,. of Joints of ihe spine disturbed at ^ji^^ is/ knp^n as "stomach place" In every case of stomach disease. When a chiropractic spinal adjustment accurately ro-� stores the alignment at "stomach place" digestion once more becomes vigorous and effective. , Stomach Health Is Restored "At the age of sixteen I went into a shop, and hard work and poor meals gave me a nervous stomach weakness. I suffered terribly for four years, paying specialists of all kinds for relief which never came. I had about given up hope when I began chiropractic adjustments. Today I am sound and well."- Bessie Tau, Chiropractic Research Bureau Sworn Statement No. ISlSD. ________ J;^erof Gift9^ _ ^iuntoyi^u ^iHM Good ttnd tiiat "-iVft#4rW^r"''-��-Tfee wilitolKielpaiid ' t Hthei courage to do; ^ t A-Kesirt that can sing the j^^ole day throu^ 1 tWijethcr,.tiie sky be gray '�?\i Note THROAT ' A�MS > HEART ^ LUH69 Oliver ^STOHACH >SW.tEN . eOWELft APf ENOli . -iBLAODEft -'LOWER LIMBS mm piHtHEa 1tVe5.IHP055l6U T0FURNI5H ROPER IMPULSES Otl|CIROR6ANS AND TISSUES May the Cream all Christmas Jpffs be Yours. CRYSTAL PAIRY Ltd. PHONE 1576 O ;