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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednndoy, January J4, 1973 THE LETHBRIDOl HIWklB When George Brown sings, watch out! We had the pleasure of hearing this Lethbridge broadcaster sing My love she is but a lassie yet we'll let her'stand a year or two and she will not be so saucie yet." It was a highlight o[ A Nicht wi' Burns at the Lethbridge Legion. Stewart Christie of Claresholm gave us the pi- ano melody. Bom at Calgary, George Brown "'35 raised at Lethbridge and started as an announcer with CJOC in 1939, then was whipped into the army where he served in Austrelia in the signals corps. A trip to Scotland last year enabled George to see the two-room Burns cottage and to stand on the bridge at Brigadoon. Bonnie Scotland the home of good humor. Besides producing the world's best-loved poet. Scotland also gave us Sir Alexander Mackenzie, the first man io cross North America. Among the wild Indian tribes of British Colum- bia he was "V.etis-ra-netlon" r'he whose hair is and to the buckskin frontiersmen of the western wilderness he was Kitchi Okema, "the fast and sudden traveller." Scotland, a country where the honest man, the big heart, hospitality and kindness abound. "But what knows he of Scotland, who only Scot- land So Mr. Brown asked Lethbridge's Harry Lowe, who had been working in a coal mine at the tender age of 10 years, at the Shaughnessy mine until 1939. retired in January. 1961. to give the toast to his adopted land. "I feel about as nervous as a new bride." says Harry. "There's so much I could say about this wonderful land it's hard to make up my mind just what to talk about. "I am going to say a little about an immigrant family, my own. left Glasgow on a Saturday afternoon late in August and arrived in September, 13 days later. The immigrant trains had hard leather seats. You were five days on there without getting your clothes off. My mother was travelling with six bairns. I always remember my first impression of Que. bee. I could hear a lot of bells nnging. Oh my God, there were lots of bells, a bunch of engines switch- ing up and down. I think some of you remember the old engine bells. "When we arrived here. Lethbridge's population was ten or eleven thousand, composed mostly of miners. CPR men and businessmen. This was known in those days as a mining town." He recalls a cold winter when a 15-inch split opened a water pipe. "I will always remember father. We didn't know what to do. I lifted the trap door to go down to shut the water off. By this time there was a lot of water over the floor. "Father grabbed a pot of stew and put it on the heater upstairs, crying. 'Open the doors and the water will run outside'' "Then we couldn't get the door shut. "Mother is crying her eyes out. telling father he has got to go and book passage on the next boat to Scotland." Old Harry Lowe and his four sons served over- seas in the First World War And there was another tale about Harry's home- made whisky and how Lethbridge policeman Pat Eagen came to hear about it. Questioning Mrs. Lowe, all he learned was the "still is on the porch." "Still" turning out to be a "stool." "1 was born a Scotsman and a Scotsman 1 want to die. But we also want to be counted as Canadians." Oaiibrook youth loses friend in social worker Yzermau CRANBKOOK ,v W. Yzerman. department of and social im- provement supervisor for Craa- LTook and Fe-raie. (from the central office hereX has been posted Kamloops regional su- pervisor at the Kamloops cc'fice. His co-supervisor hero. Gerry Fagan. whose of respon- sibility rover Creston and Kim- berley. is temrfirartly substi- tuting but an early permanent appointment to the vacancy here is expected. Mr. Yzerman has occupied this Cranbrook-Femie post for the past eight years. He done mvzch of the groundwork for area programs designed to cope with youth problems. Cyrus Fabro re-eleelcd IJIairniorc librarv hoard BLAIR MORE Bu- reau1 The Blairmore Puh- lie Library Kurd has re- rlecti'J Mrs Cyrus chairman. Mrs. Tom Gilxu is sec- retary and Mrs. Eric iMaryl Price treasurer. The library spent a toiai o! fS27 on books. Many volumes have boon edded to the shelves. A large number o{ adult books, fiction and non-ficiion. half been added. Membership dues [or llic coming term remain at 5- for adults and 30 cents for ju- r.iors per }ear and Lite li- brary stsff welcomes new readers to join. The library is nou- located in the basemen; section of the new office complex. TV technology STIRLING (HNS> I'nder I h e direction of principal Jo- seph Stevenson. TV Technology is being studied by Grade 9 siu- as an elective. With the use of the school's video-tape m.T-hino. the s'.u- dents will direct and record original dramatic plays. Jubilee '73 FOREMOST (Special) Jubilee '73 will mark the 60th anniversary of Foremost here July 20 to'22. Following an organizational meeting held at the Foremost Community Hall, plans were made for the biggest celebra- tion in the centre's 60-year his- tory. Heading the Diamond Jtihilee committee is Harry Calhoun, whose experience as head of the Golden Jubilee Committee a dec-ade ago will be valuable. Secretary treasurer is Art Ustzlaff and {.he promotional mar-.ager is G-eoff Tagg. Al! five members of village council are members of the committee. Each organization in the community will be Ln- vnc-d to send tv.-o representa- tives to each meeting. Organization be similar to that 3'jccessnillv in the past. Each organization will he given the overall responsibility for one aspect of the celebra- tion. The whole program will ut co-ordinated by the commitvee. While firm plans have not yet been laid, activities will almost certainly include a cosmme hall, slowpilch tournament, bar- becue, oldumcrs' reunion, beard-growing contest, beer fes- tival, interdenominational open air worship sen-ice, rishins der- by, gob' tournament, pancake breakfast, parade and possibly a rodeo. Other activities arc being considered. One activiry is already under way. Foremost School students are engaged in E cornpstr.ion to design a ?uiiahle emblem to of- ficially th? ev- en'. This closes Feb. ;o and a panel of itidges u-ill select the best oesisa. Joan IIearn sJtonered iritli giiti ETZIKOM 'HNSi A show- er v-as held recently in tot Etziltom Comnmniry HaTl for Miss Joan Heam, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Heara. Asrisiing her sister with btr gifts was Miss S'mela Heam and Mrs. Brian (Aimatoe) Heam. The prospective groom's is- V.' e n d y King and Mia Dcnna K'r.2. recorded and played the eifls Ari'x.her shower held In ih.? Cormaaaity Hafl Heam and Wendy Kirs in the unrrap- of -Anile Dorms King u-.err. and a cohsin, Mueller, recorded, First 1973 Milk River bab Dogs chase deer Mrs. Ron Chapmun of Mil' p m. Monday? and Wednes-; d.-.ys. 1; i; designed for those i vv-tsh to learn about curlins or improve their technique in j any perricvtlar area. Ccmr.iencing Jan. 2S there will bo basketball in gymnasi- um 1 at the school on Strndsy aftemoons from 2 to 4 p.m. with Jake Staldine in charge. Monday e v e n i a g 5 leather- n-iil be offered by Keith Rohmson frotn 7 to 9 p.m. En- rolment for this initial course is itrrjted to 10. and the class tnsrts immediately. from 7 to 9 o'clock commencing Feb i. Paul Ciesia Mill hold conversa- ticral German classes. Foremost High School's U- hr.-ry faculties uill be made available to the public on Tues- day and Thursday eveuijies from 7 to 9 o'clock. The pro- crtitn under the initial school librarian Donthy Dyck until it be- comes seii-supporting. One csy cfeacs in ardiery srd t-jvidermy and indoor golf d.iring and Monthly film u-i.U also l'-e featured, tire of these tor Feb. seated plaques 'o She f o u n d i n g members. Donald Douglas. Jorgeraon. Ed GrirJey. Charlej Barnes. Tom Mason and Herman The plaque ior George presented to hjs Gor- die Wesley. Tne plaques CTieravca B-jth the member1.'; name ur-der the woyds "Fo-iEdirjg Member p; the Alberta Films "'ere and coiies served. COALDALE 'HNS i Tee Ccaidaie District Fish Game A5sociarion is sponsoring and operating the prc'.izriai er-Trabing Course for inter- esred csrjdida'es. male or fe- male. 12 years of age and old- er It consist of 12 ses- 51035 cornmenciag the first Ln February Registratioris vvill be ac- at any schools in the so'-itr, County of Lethbridge and ai the Coaldale rec- rsEtion office. Telephone Dua- Lloyd at MS-HIS or Len-- ai-c at 545-357-1 if you must register by phone. RetisiratioTj deadline is 3 p.m. Jan. 25 after ".he date and place of the course be set. Jolly Janes meet TYAR.VER The Jen- meeting of the Warner Joily Janes was held in :be J5e- moria] Library. Hostesses were Kerri Trock- stad and the girls. Roll call involved handing m shon stories for judging. The tea prize was by Theresa Krysait. Sneakers bere and Pochard Tnul] snowed films and spoke on drugs and aicohoL 'HX5 Dop in tot Ess: Kootencv area are rtE- deer. Much of this problem begias v.ith peiple ssek to "re- lurr a the iroxjer.'' Many of these people live off the land in the Kootenays and 'i.-rbor large dogs. o: v.-iidliie cannot regardec as promisag. given the currerji of winter rarjges. ibe c-orjdnued loss of grass'ar.ds and winter ranfe as o: forest succession and irv? contlnusi eriroachnjent rf subdivisions, roads, dumps and development on critical habitat More district ou page 11 Women gather HAR.VER J.-.r- u.iry nf ihr C.1' I.e.niuo he'd a; the homo of Mrs. Ann Pillni.'.n u'ith Mrs. Helen Flcxliaus :is co-hostess. XinoliX'n memlvts attended. After i ho pan of the meeting u-ere civen. Pusiness mr.lters were ub'ed for more study nnd Mrs. Sb.Tron Collin. pnviMiv convener. IT.TI] wopicn's ministry in the church. Tins WHS follow ed by a discussion. SUPER SAL OUR FINEST 4 PLY POLYESTER CORD WHITEWALL ISTS PREMIUM V G7S-U 1' No choree icr -3 NEW "7S" SERIES DESIGN EXTRA MILEAGE RUGGED STRENGTH MILEAGE GUARANTEED 30.000 MILES OR 30 MONTHS Honorar Dr. Join Boslo of Fort Mai'hnnl lias bivn named hon- or.TiT voiorinarian lo ihe Kon Al.u-lood Historical As- soclp.iion's niniiiilod patrol, tiring presidoni Muriel Ka-Znii piTsonlrd a MVMP hnv hal lo IV. Rcslc. Tlic in nn in oil patrol, yoiulu a'lirnl in niiirnrm of 1S7S Mr, v ill rniiiirnc trinniOr ns an nridcH lonrist ALL SIZES. 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