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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta There are still a number of SUMMER AND FAU CHARTER FUCHTS Still Available Call us Now. For information and travel arrangements ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centra Village Mall "hone 328.3201 The Lcthbrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, July 6, 1973 PAGES 17 TO 28 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE ITD, tower level 7th Street Shepoina Mall Lethbridfe, Alberta (403) 3217411 FILING CABINETS Journey to the Queen Royal Day The Herald's Fort Ma- cleod correspondent, Mrs. Jean Swihart, accompanied the Fort Macleod group to Its audience with the Queen at the Calgary Stampede Thursday. CALGARY (Special) It was a humble assemblage that curtsied to their Queen here Thursday. A delegation of Fort Ma- cleod residents of all ages, representing the town that sprung from the first North West Mounted Police fort established in the west, greeted Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the Calgary Stampede's Flare Square which is devoted this year to honoring the centennial of the national force. Then the delegation chat- ted with Premier Peter Lougheed as if he were an old friend, brushed with Gor. Gen. Roland Micben- er and Mrs. Micbeaer, and strained for a good look at Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Trudeau. Everything happened so fast. And when it was over the comments were, "Did it really "Isn't it And, "This is the thrill of a lifetime." And it was! Many in Fort Macleod will long remember the day. Four buses left the town in the morning two full of students and teachers from the W. A. Day school. There was 92 year old businessman Bfll Day; Paul Dersch, an ex RCMP offi- cer of 50 years ago; and Mr.-and Mrs. Charlie Mur- doch (Mrs. Murdoch re- members living across the street from Jerry Potts, the infamous Metis who guided (he early Mounties in South- em Alberta. She recalls playing with Jerry's chil- dren.) There were even descen- dants of Jerry's along. Karen Potts and her mother were there and seven year- old Karen presented the Quean with six sterling silver spoons bearing the RCMP centennial crest, a gift from the town. Joe Red Crow the little great great great great grandson of the great chief, Red Crow, who signed Treaty No. 7 100 years ago, present- ed Prince Philip with a set of gold cuff links which also had the centennial crest. What does the Queen say to a Fort Macleod person- who waited hoping for a dose glimpse of royalty? She told Mrs. Bert Eckmier how pleased she was the towns- people made the effort to come and see her. A day to remember JEAN SWIHART photos Premier Lougheed poses with three of the leading holds a spoon set which were given the Queen by members of the 100-delegate troup that greeted Karen Potts, next to Mr. Buckwell. And that's Joe Red the Queen Thursday. Left, Leighton Buckwell, Macleod Crow in the head dress. Below, Prince Philip chats MLA and the president of the town's centennial society, with Fort Macleod residents. Certified BUCK, DENTAL UBfl MflDKAL WMTAt MDO. lower level 327-2S22 LOANS and over JJEAl FAST on any type of property fast courteous service no red Don't disturb your low interest first mort- gage. PREFERRED FINANCE CORPORATION ITD. 262-6465, Ml 60 345 4th Ave. S.W., Calgary PHARMACY FAGS ROM O. C. STUMS Has anyone ever thought to give you an explanation of the relationship between your doc- tor and your pharmacist? Your doctor has been trained and to recog- Inize and diagnose and de- Itenorations of the j human body. His [training also en- Icompasses know- ledge of an drugs __________fused for the cur- ing of disease and the allevi- ation of pain. The prescription he gives you carries his care- fully considered judgment con- cerning drugs he knows can be of help to you. He teus you to have this prescription filled. Yon then take UBS prescription to ywnr registered pharmacist who has been trained and li- censed in the knowledge, stor- age, handling and dispensing of an drugs. In the seise of a your doctor oaHs the signals which we are glad to dispense for your better health. Here at your friendly pharm- acy (Stubbs, of course) we're always glad to give yon free prescription delivery. Just ctfl us at 328-5512, and weH be glad to go into action for you im- mediately! Open daily t.m. to p.m. Sundays and Hofidajs It noon to South sports facilities being evaluated Members of the Southern Alberta Winter Games Socie- ty facilities committee began Thursday evaluating sports facilities fe the district to determine if they will be used for events in the 1975 Winter Games. By Aug. 15, 15 towns will have been visited by the committee and as many as 12 will be chosen then as The committee uses such criteria as size (to meet re- shower and dres- sing room availability, park- sites for at least one of the ing, access to Lethbridge, 16 sporting events. spectator facilities, lighting BERGMAN'S HOOK COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 321-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. ASTRO REALTY LTD. cloy 1st us -o'l your ho TIP PHONE 328- 7743 FEW THINGS IN LIFE RUN AS WELL ASA VOLKSWAGEN 1971 Mustang Festive Japanese dances at Nikka Yuko Garden A half hour of traditional festive Japanese dances will be presented at the Nikka Yuko Centennial Gardens at 7 p.m. Sunday. This is an annual event sponsored by the Honpa Buddhist Church. Mrs. Mel Murakami is the coordinator of the group of nearly three dozen costumed dancers. The dances "will be perform- ed on the "prairie garden" east of the pavilion. All per- sons in the garden at the time trill be able to see the performance without extra charge. AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Phone 328-2106 Special rates for Sr. Citizens e miles 1968 Dodge Dart 6 automatic, economy car. RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI 321-4530 3rd Ave. and 14th St. S. CKERS YOUR SOURCE FOR AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRY'S MOST COMPLETE LINE OF FLUID POWER PRODUaS and Strainers Flow Control Valves Pressure Relief Valves Deceleration Valves Vane Pumps Motors (Vane and Piston) Oliver Industrial Supply Ltd. 23636fhSt.N.rlethbrid0e Phone 327-1571 and public address systems. Sites which qualify must be sanctioned by the national organization for the sport planned for each facility and will receive upgrading, if necessary, paid for by the provincial and federal gov- ernments. Only two sites, West Cas- tle for skiing and Letbbridge for speedskating, have been selected to date. The committee, with Bob Bartlett as chairman, con- sists of Fred Weisse, Peter Enns, Grant Harrington, Al Willis, Tom Hudson, Bill Povey and Marty Maxwell of Lethbridge, Morley Roe- lofs of Picture Butte, Buck Geldert of Coaldale, Leroy Walker of Cardston and Bonny TJlly of Blairmore. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Phone 3274565 INSURANCE HOME-BUSINESS-FARM AUTO and LIFE WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY See us soon fORSTtR 4GfNCy 706 3rd Ave. S. 327-2793 Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE t THIS WEEK FEATURING THE 4 K's WESTWINDS OWING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for Ttesermtions FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am. to 2p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8 p.m. I children's! Jomely lestautent Beet laborers in final stage of crop work Hand labor on the acre Southern Aberta sugar beetcrop is in the final stages and should be completed within 10 days, according to an official of Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. Gerald Snow, agricultural supervisor for the factory, said the thinning of the beets has been completed and weeding is continuing. The labor situation has been almost ideal during the growing season. He said there were no real peak periods for labor to cause a crisis. Al Bothamley, manager of the Lethbridge Agricultural Manpower office, said free transportation would be pro- vided for the Indian work- ers brought into Southern Al- berta from northern Saskat- cbeewan when they are ready to go. Many of the native work- ers wUl remain in Southern Alberta to earn money from other jobs until harvest late in the summer when they can work for the sugar beet growers again. Mr. Snow said the sugar beet crop was in average condition, adding "a good general rain would be wel- comed." He said the hot weather is Bar of Gold raffle set The annual Lethbridge Bar of Gold raffle was officially kicked off this week with delivery of the gold bar to the Bank of Montreal on May- or Magrath Drive. A draw July 21, the last day of Whoop-Up Days, will determine the winner of the grand prize. An "early bird" draw the afternoon of July 16, and daily draws each night of the fair will win each for six lucky ticket era. Tickets are available from Jaycee members, 'local busi- nesses, from the exhibition office and in district commu- nities. good for growing conditions but the wind could cause prob- lems. The expected harvest of 000 acres is about 10 per cent below the record harvest of acres in 1972. Mr. Snow added that there still could be as much actual sugar processed from the 000-acre crop as in 1972 if weather conditions are ade- quate. Men face auto theft charges Two Coaldale men were charged with the theft of an auto from College Mercury, 1718 3rd Ave. S., early this morning. Leo Macht, 18, and Tan Robison, is, are scheduled to appear in court July 18 to face the theft charges. A patrol car began follow- ing the stolen vehicle when it was noticed the car had no rear license plates. The driv- er of the stolen vehicle im- mediately accelerated and after a short police chase the driver leaped from the mov- ing -vehicle and it veered into a backyard fence. 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