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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THI UTHMID6I HEdALB Tuixloy, Jonuory 4, 1971 Winnipeg now Canada's third argest city WINNIPEG (CP) Tlie city Winnipeg, with its new civic ovenunent which came into ef- ct on New Year's Day, has be- ome Canada's third largest ity. Based on the former Metro- wlitan Winnipeg Corporation's assessment figures, the 12 municipalities which combined o form the city of Winnipeg, a population of 437.000 over an area of 166 square miles. Under the new 50-member council administration, the area now will be considered Winni- ng Proper, exceeded only by he larger populations of Mon- real proper, with 1.2 million residents, and Toronto proper, with residents. FIRST BLACK LEADER Sir Edward Richards, 63, takes oath of office, becoming Bermuda's first black gov- ernment leader, at Government House in Hamilton Ber- muda. He succeeds Sir Henry Tucker, who resigned for reasons of age. Richards, a former deputy government leader, was appointed to the post by Bermuda's gover- nor Lord Martonmere. Barbecue scheduled ior opening CARDSTON (HNS) The J. L. Stables under the man- agement of .'im Gladstone and Lynn Jensen of Cardston open- ed for business Jan. 1. A grand opening is scheduled for Jan. 7 and 8. The agenda will include team roping, steer wrestling, professional and amateur calf roping. A free barbecue will be held on Saturday night, Jan. 8. Trophies will be awarded to event winners and a saddle to the high point champion. The arena is located three miles west of Cardston on the Watertan highway at the Jim Gladstone farm. Lions officers installed at Elkford NATAL (HNS) The lions International has organized a Lions Club in Blkford and the deputy governor recently in- tailed the new club's officers. Officers are: Gerry Ings- troup, president; August Eb- binghofi, 1st vice president; Bill Bohn, 2nd vice president; Cliff Worthy, 3rd vice presi- dent; BUI Krate, secretary; Herb Weins, treasurer; tail- twister, Nick Lions tamer, Norm Murrey, and di- rectors Ross Halliwell and John Gallant. The Elkford Lions Club, which numbers over 30 mem- bers, is anxious to sponsor the formation of a women's club. German School program held COALDALE (HNS) It is important to maintain your ethnic and religious heritage, Peter Janzen said here recent- ly. i Speaking at the Christmas program, he said this is one o: toe main reasons why German school at the Coaldale Men- Donite Conference Church is be- ing held. Mr. Janzen is the principal. Assisting him in teaching the 46 students in six grades are Miss Tina Janden and Mrs Jacob Janzen. The school is in session ev ery Saturday during the late [all and winter months. A special Christmas program was performed by the students and teachers for parents am interested people in the com- munity. Tlie program was opened bj Jacob Enns of Lethbridge witl a scripture reading and pray- er. The children .sang many ol< favorite German carols, poems and dialogues which were enjoyed by all present. Mr. Janzen stressed the chil dren should be thankful they could sing these Christmas songs in peace and happiness He reminded the children that years ago In Russia their ancestors had not had this free- dom. Therefore it should be treasured. The Christmas story was read by David Giesbrecht from Luke, Chapter 2 verses 1-14. Instead of exchanging Christ- mas gifts, students donate to the Lethbridge Herald Cup of Milk Fund. Mr. Janzen gave the closing remarks and prayer. To con- clude the evening Silent Nighl was sung in German. More and more people have discovered the Shoppers Drug Mart way. Have you? Last week we filled prescriptions in all our stores SHOPPERS DRUG MART Open every day every evening