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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta INQUIRE ABOUT THI PRE-CHRISTMAS HAWAII CRUISE ABOARD THE 'ARCADIA', DEC. 4-20, 1973 14 DAYS FROM For further information and contact ART WIUIAMS TRAVEL Contra Villago Mall Tolophono 3213201. The Letkbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Ixrtbbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, July PAGES 11 TO 20 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD, Ltwor Uvol 7lh Stroot Shopping Moll Uthbrldfo, Alborta Phono (403) 321-7411 FIUNG CABINETS LISTED WITH PRIME MINISTERS, DUKES 2 local men to become honorary Blood chiefs Refresher With highs of 80 to 85 degrees forecast tomorrow, and only the chance of a shower, this Lethbridge foun- tain dedicated to the pioneers of irrigation in Southern Alberta will provide one small respite for the dusty travel- ler. ALEX JOHNSTON Horse show attracts 500 entries Nearly 500 entries competed at the Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds Monday at the quar- ter horse division of the Ex- hibition Light Horse Show. The Lethbridge quarter horse show is one of the largest in Canada, says Ed Sparks of Taber, a director of the Alberta Quarter Horse As- sociation. The high point quarter horse at the show was Frank- He Freddy, owned by George Golden of Edmonton. Grand and reserve champion stalli- ons were Diamond Dan Dee, owned by Ian MacRae of Har- Water dangerously The city's water supply be- came dangerously low Mon- day because many residents failed to heed a request by the city to conserve water, a cky hall engineering depart- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI. I. 3284095 BERGMAN'S HOOK COVERINGS Custom Mi. 3210372 2716 12 Ave. S. ment spokesman said Tues- day. Irv Eraser said the city's underground water storage reservoir was the lowest it had ever been Monday. The reservoir normally holds 17 feet of water (about four million gallons) but Monday the supply got down to four feet (about a million gal- Such a low quantity can create problems in the pump- ing and delivery, be indi- cated. One of the city's main water pumps in the river valley treatment plant burn- ed out a bearing Sunday and was out of commission while repairs were being made. The city bad appealed through the news media to businesses and households to conserve water until Wednes- day when the pump would be back in service. Many people either don't listen or don't read, Mr. Fraser indicated. Sprinklers were every bit as active Monday as they are during any warm day. Mr. Fraser said even a former high- ranking city employee was watering bis lawn during the crisis. The pump has been repair- ed, be said, but the city has not been able to completely refill the storage reservoir. By Wednesday, however, full recovery should be made and everything wffl be back to normal disty, and Ole Cutta Bar, owned by Jarome Fischer of Macklin, Sask. Grand and reserve champi- on geldings were Welcome Partner, owned by Merv A. Tnoreson of Calgary, and the Golden-owned horse, Franklie Freddy. .Grand and reserve champi- on mares were Chandra Clymer, owned by George Gol- den, and Bonanza's Revenue, owned by Jarome Fischer. The top non-professional rider of the show was Shirley MacRae of Hardlsty, and the top junior rider was Elaine Golden, Edmonton. Entries for the quarter horse, snow came from Alber- ta, Saskatchewan, British Col- umbia, Montana and Ari- zona. Judge for the light horse show is Roger R. Ruet-' nifc, Vennillion, Ohio, who has judged at shows in the U.S. and across Canada. The quarter horse is judged on conformation and perform- and, Mr. Sparks explained. Appearance and polish are important, he said, but come second after performance. Mr. Sparks described the quarter horse as "an all- round athlete and a family horse." "The quarter horse can run the quarter mile, cut some cattle a few minutes later, do some roping then, go home and let the kids ride he said. The quarter horse and the thoroughbred have the same beginnings, Mr. Sparks said. Registration of the colonial quarter running horse goes back to the 1600's in the U.S. The thoroughbred was bred for long-distance running, he explained, and the quarter horse was bred for cow sense. "If a thoroughbred can't run, he's shipped off to the Mr. Sparks said. "He's not much use for any- thing else." A quarter horse, he said, is bred for working ability, a gentle disposition and a cap- acity for training. The light horse show con- tinues through Thursday with judging of Arabians, palo- minos, pintos and appaloosas. The snow is being held at the outside show ring and is open to the public at no charge. KAWASAKI 75 cc. to 901 c.c. LETHBRIDGE KAWASAKI COME OUT AHEAD ON A KAWASAKI 13th St. and Hardiovillo Rd. 3274117 DR. WALTER L MITSON wishes fa announce the association of DR. THOMAS L ADAMACK in the Practice of Optometry 322 Ttfi Sf. S., Tofephme 327-7555 By Indian princess favors birth control emphasis There are too many Indian girls getting married at a young age and too many ille- gitimate Indian children be- ing bom, says the newly- crowned Alberta Indian prin- cess. GenevievE Fox, of the Blood Reserve, says birth control should be stressed in reserve schools to help eliminate ille- gitimacy and girls should be encouraged to stay single un- Drs. W. L MITSON and T. L ADAMACK OPTOMETRISTS wish Jo announce the opening of an offtce for the Practice of Optometry in CARDSTON OFFICE IN CAtDSTON OJNrC f.-OO a.m. to p.m. TELEPHONE 653-3331 BY APPOINTMENT AIR CONDITION NOW ROUND ONE AlCON RfftlGiKATtON ITD. FUtNACES, SHEET METAl and HEATING, AW CONDmOMNB 2214 43 St. til they complete their edu- cation. "Most of my girl friends have married says Miss Fox, 18, who completed Grade 12 in June. "I don't plan on getting married for a white-" She says education is a must and because some peo- ple on the reserve bare fail- ed to obtain a good education "they're just Dimming around and drinking and there's no point to that" Schools on the reserves pro- duce a good system of edu- cation and if the students make op their minds to work they'll obtain their goals, she claims. Miss Fox plans to major in English at University of Lethbridge and upon comple- tion hopes to join the Cana- dian University Services Ov- erseas to learn more about other areas of the world prior to returning to teach on the Blood Reserve. "I am a proud Indian and am not proud to be an Indian is a she A proud Indian is Two Lethbridge men are among the six stand in g. _ Canadians scheduled to be inducted as honorary chiefs of the Blood Indian tribe during the RCMP centennial pow-wow at Standoff July 15. They are Alex Johnston, with the Canada Agricul- ture Research Station, and Joe Balla, a former city alderman and man- aging editor of The aid. Others to be inducted as honorary chiefs include W. L. Higgitt, commissioner of the HCMP, Ottawa; V. M. Sep- pala, assistant commissioner of the RCMP, Edmonton; N. R. Crump, former Cana- dian Pacific' Railways pres- ident, Calgary; and Pierre Berton, author, television personality and historian, To- ronto. Mr. Johnson is a noted au- thority on Indian history and native grasses in Southern Alberta. According to Kainai chief- tainship tradition there can only be 40 living honorary chiefs and the induction of. .six more chiefs Sunday will leave only four honorary chieftain vacancies. Over the years the Blood Indian's honorary chieftain- ship was bestowed upon such welt known Canadians as J. R. Smallwood, Chief Water; E. C. Manning, Chief Bull Shields; Davie Fulton, Chief Many Laws; Lester B. Pearson, Chief Great Chief; John 6. Diefenbaker, Chief Many Spotted Horses; and Roland Michener, Chief Run- ning Antelope. The Duke of Windsor, Chief Mountain, became the first member of the Kainai Chief- tainship in 1919. The RCMP centennial pow-wow is scheduled to be- gin at p.m. Sunday with flat raising ceremonies in honor of the 100-year rela- tionship the RCMP has had with the Blood Indians. W. L HIGGITT V. M. SEPPALA N. R. CRUMP The event will be colorfully decorated with the RCMP in full-dress red tunic and the Blood Indians in native CDS' tune. An RCMP police dog, horss- manship and gymnastics dis- play will be highlighted by the 54-piece RCMP band from Ottawa in a 2 p.m. per- formance. PIERRE BERTON Eainai honorary chief- tainship cere monies are scheduled for p.m. to be followed by an old-west Buf- falo barbecue for the natives in attendance at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m. a pow-wow with Indian dancing and singing is scheduled to wind up the days activities. No cause determined for power blackout Electric department offici- als are baffled by a power outage Saturday night which put most of the city in dark- ness .for about 15 minutes. A department spokesman said city crews have been 3 men jailed for break-in unable to find what caused a switch on a steam generator at the river valley power plant to shut off. Five of the city's six main lines were without electricity. Only the line which feeds the hospitals remained in opera- tion, the spokesman said. one's self and proud of living a human life while proud to be Indian really proclaims racism since a person is brag- ging about being Indian rath- er than non-Indian, she ex- plains. There is very little discrim- ination being displayed by older people, Miss Fox says. "People shouldn't let dis- crimination get them she advises. Miss Fox says she is not for or against women's liber- ation groups. She says she wouldn't burn her bra and feels women should remain very feminine., but claims women do neeo" equality of job opportunity and wages. Three Saskatchewan were sentenced in provincial court this morning to W days in jail for breaking into a private home in the Picture Butte district. Dennis Wapossboes, 24, of Hudson and Richard Moose, 16, and Arthur Ca- cbene, 22, both of Not Lake, were arrested June 28 after they broke into the home of Vinko Memeeck and stole S100 worth of goods. ASTRO REALTY LTD. E. S. P. FOX FOX (Uth.) DENTAL IAB LTD. Phono Beat The Heat! ADMIRAL B.T.U. AIR CONDITIONERS While They last LETHBRIDGE APPLIANCES 905 3rd Avenue Sevth Pheno HACK, iCKKNUL MMCAl DWTAl IIDO. lower From 11 a jn. to late in the afternoon Sunday the Glen- bow Atterta Institute will have five bailers of historic displays including some pho- tographs depicting the early days on the Blood Reserve. Up to Indians and 150 red coated Mounties plus honored guests will attend. Attendance at the Standoff pow wow is by invitation only and the public is not in- vited because of the lack of space and facilities. looking for WICKER BASKETS? We have thorn in all shapos and tint. FOR: Bum French Bread Frosh fruit Flowers, etc. Priced from Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN (Ready to Kentucky Fried Chicken French Fries Buttered rolls Breads cakes pastries PERFECT FOR Parties or Picnics Family Gatherings SVEN ERICKSEN'S FOOD AND PASTRY SHOP 2021 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-8161 1701 M.M. Drive Phone 32E-7751 ;