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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wtdneidoy, July 12, 1972 _ THE LETH8RIDGE HERALD 17 Fort Whoop-Up offers glimpse of past excitement of the south PIONEER PRAIRIE ENGINEER The mine train, which used 1o haul coal cars, car- ries passengers over a third of a mile of 1rack which passes ihrough a 90-foof simula- ted coal mine on ifs journey around ihe forf site. Deanns Dearing, second year lourisf guide for (he forf conducts this particular tour. Conducting train rides is only one of her many duties as a tourist guide for the f orr. COME AND GET IT The kilchen is conveniently located by a well, a coal supply and the wood chopping block. The fur traders used coal for cooking because of a coal mine that was near the fort. A bell was used to call the men from llieir various posi- tions in the fort to dinner. NOTICE' OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION Does NOT CLOSE For VACATION We Are Open For Business As Usual During The Summer "4 Oplical Dispensers On Duly To Servo You" Opon Daily 9 o.m. lo p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to p.m. OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 30B-7th. ST.'s lETHBRIOGE Phone 327-3609 Back-lo-work legislation boon to south Albert n farm producls will uenefil indirectly from federal Rovcrnmcnl Icfiislalion which ordered striking St. Lawrence longshoremen back to Lclhbridgc MP Deane Gund- lock said in an inlcrvicw. AmonR Albcrln farm products piled up since longshoremen wenL on strike in mid-May were hccf, wheat, rapcsccd ami VCR- ctahlc oil, said Ihe Conservative MI1. The federal povcrnmenl. pass- ed legislation cffcclivc midnight Friday that sent dock workers bnck lo Ihe job at porks in Monlrcal, Trois Rivieres and Quebec City. Mr. Guncilock said Ihe go'Tcrn- nicnl move received unanimous consent in Ihe Iloue of Com- mon and set a precedent in- thai "the povcriimenl is not RoinR lo put up with this sort of IhiiiE anymore." THE NEIGHBORS The Indians played an import- ant part in the history of the fort, for without them there would not have been the necessary link to furs tor the fur trade. The Indian teepees and many Indian artifacts inside the fort signify the dependence of the fur traders upon the Indians. READY AIM FIRE? This is Ihe original Fort Whoop-Up cannon, used by the men of the trading fort for their defence. It was found on the prairie near the forf site, at the Oidman-SI. Mary river junction. It is one of the fort's most prized artifacts. Photos by Bill Groenen WEST COAST SEAFOODS TRUCKLOAD SALE OF FRESH FISH AND SEAFOODS WILL BE HELD AT FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thursday, July 13th and Friday, July 14th From o.m. to p.m. FRESH WHOLE SALMON NOW TO BARBECUE B.C. Fruit the best part of summer! GHERRIES-APRIGOTS-PEAGH'ES-PEARS-PLUMS There's a whole summer full of luscious goodness coming your with daily arrivals of juicy, fresh fruit, direct from sunny Okanagan orchards. And ready now B.C. Cherries. The biggest and juiciest at their scrumptious best throughout July. Enjoy B.C. Cherries often during their all-too-short season: on breakfast cereal in lunchtime salads in your favorite cherry desserts and in a heaping, "Fresh-tival" fruitbowl. And to stretch the summer parade of Okanagan goodness right through the winter, now's the time to put up plenty of your own home-made cherry jams and preserves! Colourful, IS page booklet on home preserving and Iiomcfrcc-Jng of U.C. trccfmils. in coin, u'illl your name fiml atltln-ss, to: II C. Tree 1'niits Lid., Dcpt. Kclouna, B.C. CHERRIES serve them them ;