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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18-THE LETHBRIDQE July The Herald Family Varied program offered at Olds women's week The annual Alberta Women's Week will be held July 23 to 26 at Olds with creative interior design and special children's programs highlighted Women from across the province may attend Advance registration is necessary Children under 12 years may participate in with babysitting provided for in- fants Accommodation will be provided at the college dor- as well as meals if desired Further information may be obtained from the Lethbndge district home economist On the agenda are the when and what of the Alberta Women's feel as good as you are what you look as good as you can clothes challenges facing our native people and living is ageless Displays of crafts and pro- jects will also be as will powder puff leather parent effec- tiveness and needlework Sword display These are pieces from a sword collection be- longing to Eric Mimel of and which are being displayed at the Lethbndge Public Library until July 18. The antique collection of weapons includes three which are from the Queen's Guards of dating back to 1830. Clockwise from top detail on a small French sword dating a Bavarian presentation and the com- plete collection of six. after you see your doctor bring your prescription to 1609 9th A S _ lllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll KEN HURLBURT ....On Individual Rights In an economy of rapid growth and we encounter the difficulties of loss of personal identity. Certainly there must be efficiencies in the government but is it necessary to subvert the personalities of the average working the pensioner and our During my first term abbreviated though it was I had the privilege of aiding many constituents with their individual concerns. I would like to complete the task I undertook. A Progressive Conservative government will ensure equal opportunity for all deserving Canadians and I am prepared to represent all of you by continuing to pursue the best interests of all citizens. RE-ELECT Ken X Lethbridge Constituency Bert Medicine Hat Jack Crowfoot Knowledge of ancestry could ease racial tension INSERTED BY THE HUAtauftT CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE By PATRICK DOYLE OTTAWA Canada populated by Vikings' Not really but the majority of Canadians probably could trace their origins to the days of the who were originally Norse says J Y Rowe of Ottawa A lifelong student of ge- he is one of two Cana- dian members of the British- based Harleian specializing in genealogical traces Mr also a member of the Devon and Cornwall Record feels that a sound knowledge of genealogy would help ease conflicts bas- ed on supposed racial origins To refer to the French and English as Canada's two founding races is he said in an interview The surname for which most Canadians associate with French has a Nor- man he said The name could be traced back to Roger de Archbishop of York As the name this Norman archbishop came from Pont- L'Eveque in about 10 miles southeast of Trouville The said Mr Rowe. that we have all had over 40 billion ancesters in the past years and a lot of people do not even know the name of their grandmother Most would associate the surname also spelled with British ancestry said Mr Rowe name has a French ori- gin It came from Courtnay which literally meant a nose of and was situated south of Pans It troubles Mr Rowe when reference is made to the French-English conflict in Canada Most m his are English or French only because they have not bothered to trace their ancestry beyond their parents The same misunderstanding is present in the Irish he referring to a news story from Belfast The story cited Rev John a Roman Catholic as non-apologetic about his dis- taste for British people in ge- neral and British soldiers in particular It was an ironic said Mr since the sur- name Glynn is a Cornish- Welsh one and you get anyone more British than The first known mention of a Glynn was in when Richard de Glynn was fined four marks for a breach of forest laws during the reign of Richard I Father Glynn's dis- like for the British Mr Rowe amounted to one Briton disliking another Tracing origins of the name which he says is Norman-Welsh and not Mr Rowe made another ge- nealogical find This involved the two IRA Marion and Delours recently moved from an English to an Irish prison after a hunger strike The sisters are of Welsh ori- not he said His research shows that Walter Fitz son of the Constable of Windsor married the daughter of about the year 1100 Rees was the son of Tudor prince of Wales in genealogical the phrase becomes so that of becomes AP Mr Rowe said With the passage of of be- came Hence the surname of two non-Irish IRA said Mr Rowe Some of the more common genealogical misconceptions cited by Mr Rowe involve such names as Haig and Sinclair which most assume to be ac- tually comes from the village of Neville in he said The name Haig came from the district of La Hague in Normandy The Sinclair usually assumed to be of Scottish actually was founded by Sir William St son of Robert St of Normandy JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday July 4th AldofSi PfUrindSt STARTS P.M. PARISH HALL Corner 12th B ind 7th t venue North Jcckpet darto at and It won every Thursday 2nd Jackpot in 53 Numbers 5th 7 Jackpot Pot of Gold Per Card or 5 lor Also Free Cards. Fret Gamis And A Door Prize Persons under 16 years not allowed. Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Club corner The Ladies Auxiliary to the Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens will meet Fri- day at 2 p m in the all pur- pose room of the civic centre Members are rerru.ided to return all raffle tickets and to bring donations for the food hamwr Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating oir new Directional .hearing the could be just right for you This comfortable aid brings you rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear Come in for a demonstration of the or any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation Batteries for all makes of hearing aids The quality goes in before the name goes on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715 4th Avenue 8. 327-2272 ;