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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wednesday, December 29, 1971 THI IETHBRIDGE HERAID 13 Commons congratulates Trudeau on new OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Trudeau, who became a father Christmas night, was given a rousing reception in the Commons Tuesday and opposi- tion spokesmen all extended their congralulations to the smiling parent. Mr. Tnideau, a few minutes late entering the House, was welcomed from all sides. George Hees (PC-Prince Ed- ward-Hastings) was the first to cross the floor to shake Die prime minister's hand. He was followed by a halt dozen others. Sweep winners reaction differs British Columbians received be- lated Christmas gifts Tuesday as they each won more than in the Iris h sweep- stakes. The winners were Kenneth W. Johnson of North Vancouv- er, Ronald Smalhvood of Van- couver and Helen Gilchrist of Auisworth Hot Springs, in the west Kootenay area. Mr. Johnson, an employee of the British Columbia Telephone Co., used tha nom GO plume "My Turn." Asked if he Ihuught he would ever win. he com- mented, "I like to think posi- tive." Mrs. Gilchrist, the Gl-year-old postmistress at the resort vil- lage of Ainswortli Hot Springs on the west side of Kootenay Lake, was less overwhelmed by her win. "I'm not loo excited because 1 just don't believe she said. "I guess it is a lot of money if you think about it." Mrs. Gilchrist said her two married daughters and s i x grandchildren live in Kaslo where she now lives along with her husband, ovaier of a local garage. She said she hopes !he wind- fall doesn't change her way of life. "We've been very happy just working all these she said. Mr. Smalhvood, a 27-year-old auctioneer's helper, heard about his win when he went to see his broker about some se- curities. "One of the girls at his office told me I'd won and 1 never did get to see he said. Mr. S'mallwood raced home to tell his wife and three young sons and then collapsed into a chair with excitement. "My knees are shaking and I'm sitting he said. "Am I excited You're dam tootin' I am who wouldn't be" Mr. Smalhvood said his win- ning ticket was bought for him by his mother, Mrs. Alice Smallwood, of Grande Prairie, Alta. "She's been sending them to me for five he said. "I didn't count my chickens before they hatched. All I was counting on was a consolation prize of about I was going to use that to pay seme bills. Now I don't have any hills." All three held tickets on Kel- anie, a 20-to-l outsider who won the two-mile sweeps hurdle at Leopardstown, Ireland. Gerald W. Baldwin (PC- Peace extending his party's "very warm and sincere said the Tru- dcaus will be bound to face problems, but that in these do- mestic debates the prime minis- ter will find that the debate-lim- iting rule in the Commons will be of little help. Stanley Knowles nipeg North Centre) said this is the first time in Canadian his- tory the Commons has had an opportunity to congratulate a prime minister on the birth of a child. Although Sir John A. Macdonald's second wife had a daughter in February 1869, the House was not in session at the time. Mr. Knowles wished Mr. and Mrs. Trudeau every happiness. Gerard Laprise wished evey happiness and "all possible success in 1972." Mr. Trudeau said this was one occasion when he welcomed ad- vice from the with more experience in child- raising. It was also the right season to be extending good wishes and it was a memorable day for him when he received such warm support from every- one in the House. Four children killed in fire JOHNVILLE, Que. (CP) Four children, ranging in age from two to eight years, died today in a fire in their home in this small Eastern Townships town 80 miles southeast of Montreal. The children are Sandra, B e r t h e, Joanne and Donna Langworth. Their parents were in a nearby barn w hen the fire broke out. Your DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS Take Pleasure In Announcing the GRAND PRIZE WINNERS of their Fall-to-Christmas Downtown MERCHANTS' SHOPPERS BONANZA! FROM ENERSON'S The T972 Firenza (retail value was won by Jeanette Ponych of tethbridge seen above receiving the keyj to her car from John Vargo of Enerson's and Bill Baker representing the 91 Downtown Merchants who sponsored the highly event. FROM A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL The Air Canada Trip for 2 Two weeks in Jamaica (Retail Value was won by Mrs. N. Co.eman of lethbridge. Mrs. Coleman is seen above receiving the tickets from Camm Barnes of the Downtown Merchants. Also on hand for the draw representing m Merchants js Mrs. Myrt Short and Walter Robinson representing A.M.A. world Travel. The 91 Downtown Merchant Sponsors extend Sincere Thanks to all for participation in the Contest and making it an overwhelming suc- cess! _________-Further Proof Downtown Has Everything! 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