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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHORIDGE HEAin July Warm welcome of inviting foyer of Chinook Club Exterior of Chinook 3rd and 13th Act iiiH aid more in getting welfare Men only enjoy companionship of card room i old traditions By JOAN BOWMAN Staff Writer Mens clubs in Canada have not noticeably successful in fending off their greatest en emy remains staunch and true to its founding bylaw of ad mitting men only of the full age of Tha oldest private club in the the Chinook included the celebrated its 70Ji emy Innumerable examples bylaw as part of a constitution male only cstaWishmentslwhich established the club have opened their when Alberta was stall part of key dens to women include the I the North West Ranchmens Club and the Petj Housed at the corner of 3rd roleum Club in The and 13th the club centennial age Union Club in has always been more of a so Victoria has like its castcial meeting place for profes ern allowed woi sional men than it has an out men entrance on a restricted let for business overbeer con But the Chinook Club in j lunch and which last month I entertaining faeiSiies md no women are the main attractions for its 275 Rosrs from healed poker rounds used to echo through he but since television hired men back to the family poker and the noise although bridge players have been known to raise their voices in The first Chinook Club was I situated at the corner of 3rd and 7th where tho Royal Bank of Canada now The building was pur chased 1901 from the Gait which were headed by Sir Alexander a father of Confederation and founder of Gait Minos and the Allwrta patrons candid reflection that at the Chinook only rotten booze is By 1906 the renovated prem ises had become too small and the building was moved to make way for a spanking new three storey Chinook Club on the same In another three years the club was again too In 1910 members were to start ne gotiating mortgages worth 500 for additions to the build The mortgages would even tually prove too burdensome to A tragedy which struck clos er in members hearts than Secretary treasurer Mike Thomas said there are no se cret no mumbo jumbo signs used in club ad Members acknowl edge the club has tended to business and professional rather than laborers or ethnic The founding president was Leth bridge pioneer doctor and es tablisher of the Gait Hospital now Sir Alexander Gait Mu Ohter early presidents were highly reputed lawyer in the and Dean the Dea a businessman who do Thc new Unemployment In surance Act which came into effect Thursday is a glorified wsy of putting more people on a member of the Lethbridge Chamber of Com merce charged SUn reporting on a recent labor relations meeting in told the cham ber many more people will be covered under the and many people will take advan tage of its The new act will affect all of us very Coxson Almost all employees in Can except the will be covered under the new Coxson said the provl sions requiring payment of ben efits for sickness or pregnancy leaves will create a greai deal of He suggested this provision may conflict with group health He said employers will be re luctant to hire married women because of regulations reauirini companies to rehire women whf quit work due to On another Chambe President Morley Tanner sail the Alberta Chamber of Com nicer is preparing a submissio to the Worth Commission o which should b ready before The Lethbridge chamber ha been asked to prepare the sec tion dealing with curr Tanner said th chamber would not make spe cific bu vould deal more generally will le influence of tire curricul m on our belief in a way o life Notary staff takes office The officers of the Rotar Club of Lethbridge for the com ng year were installed Domin on Their term of offic will expire June Members of the executive ar Dick president Do an first vicepres dent Geroge secon vicepresident J i m Martin secretary Alex tre surer Ken sergeanta arms and Colin Darce ast Directors of the club are Ra Ed Bob E John Gogo and Jim Pe Still serious Gary of 2421 10th remains in se rious condition with a head in jury in Lethbridge Municipal Demchuks name was with held following a car and motor cycle collision Monday at the intersection of 13th and 2nd The driver of tire car involved was not injured and the dam age to both vehicles was money problems was prohihi i Lion and lunch receipts in OI HOOKS in UK IJlti plummcllcd from Gencvieve Yates Memorial for the first six months of the Centre was part of Yates nated the clnbs matched sets of books in the The AtBERT FBANCIS of son of tuigina Fiorina of nnd a graduate of the old francis High received an dcgroo in Philosophy and dcgrca in Education at tho Spring Convocation of tho University ot Ho also received a Liccnciato In Philosophy from Pauls This coming acodomic yrnr ho will bo teaching in ton Tacjlly of Philosophy tho University of Railway and Irrigation C o m Forty throe members sign ed up that Fees were paid for the enjoyment of a newly purchased billiard la newspapers and magazines gentlemanly discourse and Drinks wore 15 cenls each or two for 25 and the liquor in 1501 was of the stomach stunning A complaint book of the time registers one I year to in the last j The was presumably just for dry Beset with outstanding mort gages and unpaid the Chinook leased the property in 1917 and in 1822 sold it to the By 1017 the Chinook had moved to 4th and 12th to a house which was later to be owned by longtime club member Tom In 1927 the club was moved again to 3rd and 12th it remained for 17 Th final move came in when Fred a noted city sold his Westminster to mem The at 3rd and 13th has been the Chinooks headquarters ever Currently resident member ships cost a and all prospective Chinookcrs must sponsored and seconded by a The Chinook Club sports bil table tennis and and plenty of in the base The first floor has a dining lounge and cook ing facilities the card rooms and The club is affiliated with similar organizations as far afield as In a resolution to ad mit women as members was voted As matters stand women are allowed in once a year for the Presidents Some female ingrates agree with one womans description of the club as a dreary old dive where the boys gather to drink and spit a Thomas has a different He recalls one instance when women were asked to pour tea for a Chinook event nnd a fight ensued over who would hold lite Men dont have a jealous bone in their THE LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE invites applications for the following positions MEAT TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR Qualifications Several years of experience in the mefat Prefer ence given to applicants with wide range of Experience in meat cutting is Duties Coordinate and instruct in the meat technology program that encompasses culling locker standard I and fundament als of grading systems and other phases of the meat COMMERCIAL COOKS Qualifications Journeyman or Equivalent Cooking and instructing commercial cooking CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS July Commensurate with qualifications and The applicant should apply for the standard Application for Employment form to Director of Personnel Lethbridge Community College Alberta WEEKEND SPECIALS at CENTR VILLAGE MARTENS COALDALE PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL CLOSING JULY 3rd CANADA GRADE UTILITY TURKEYS 6 to 12 TABLE RITE YOUNG PORK SIDE Spare Ribs GAINERS SUPERIOR GIANT SIZE Wieners TABLE RITE RED BRAND STEER BEEF Round Steak or Rump Roast ib CUTUP FRYING CHICKEN TOP VALU FROZEN J Clear or Pink 4 Lemonade 7 I TOP VALU Beans with Pork 14zs 7 1l00 YORK PURE Apple Juice 3 I Delicatesssn Special At Centre Village SLICED COOKED HAMS MAXWELL HOUSE Coffee KRAFT MIRACLE WHIP Salad Dressing LOWNEYS Marshmallows Plr 4 1M PURITY ICE CREAM CONES AT CENTRE VILLAGE Double Headers PURITY 4 aa ice Cream r89 CALIFORNIA New Potatoes 1Q DELICIOUS RED RIPE WATERMELON WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;