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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JUNE Re-Establishment Of Disabled Veterans Discussed By Speaker The of what the tarernaxnt is dotoc to re-establish disabled veterans was told Tuesday at the weeklv luncheon meeting of toe Leihbrldge Kiwanis dob when A. Bishop of Calgary, casualty re- habilitation officer, department affairs, spoke and the film. The Third "Freedom." shown. Mayor A. W. Shackteford was pres- ent, also Dr. A. A. Haig. president of the Rotary club. Russell Haig. chairman of the local rehabilitation cosmmnee, veterans' affairs offi- cers and a number of other guests. "Hie film, one of the most in- forraatirt and inspiring bearing on the post-war program, shown here, reveals what amputation cases can do. For every amputation case there are ten other disabled as result of war incurred disabilities, said Mr. Bishop. There are no amputation cases unemployed in what is known as the Calgarv district which Uv> eludes aU the southern half of the province of Alberta. Employers should be proud ol this: and don't imagine for one moment that the D.V.A. lacks appreciation of the employers co-operation, he declar- ed, in the southern half of Al- berta there are 70 amputation cases of them double amputations. Five have lost both legs and one, hands: all are well started on good careers. Tribute U Leading up to the point of em- ployment one must first recognize the superb skill and devotion shown bv the medical services, said the speaker. Never before has this pro- fession had a greater opportunity to exercise its knowledge and energy, and it takes plenty of both to fully utilize modern medicine and surgery. At the Colonel Bel- cher hospital and the convalescent hospital at the old No. 2 wireless school, Calgary, there are occu- pational and educational depart- ments as well as the casualty re- habilitation section. ''This section is our own particular department and has to do with all problems relating to the full re-esiablish- ment of casualties. This necessi- tates the closest with civilians in all walks of life, espe- cially with employers. Many tech- niques have been devised for plac- ing phvsicallv disabled ineii in em- ployment." said air. Bishop. He appealed to businessmen to give the disabled veteran a chance THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Stamp Sales Up Riders ComingjTedmocracy M I BV _ _ During May Postage stamp sales at the bridge post office, on the increase 4.4.4. 4.4.4. Victory Rally List Off Preu Speaker Heard Prize list for the rodeo to be staged at the Lethbricge exhibition on July 4. 5 and 6 by Her- for some time novr, during the I man Liader ia connection with the roonta of May showed further j tethbridge victory rally, is off the gain over sales during the equi- press and is being mailed to pre- valent period last year. Cash re- j spective contestants in various parts of western Canada and the United States. It Is anticipated that leading stampede performers, en route to the Calgary exhibition and siana- pede. all eater the Lethbridge contests which are affiliated with the International Rodeo Association. In addition to normal cash prizes. Lethbridge Brewery will pre- sent a shield for the perpetual V ceipts for May. IMS, totalled 470.78 as coaipared with sales for May. 1945, of an in- crease of Money orders numbering 2.611 were issued at the local office dur- ing the month, while 3323 orders were paid. Thirty-eight British postal orders were paid here. A total of 572 postal notes were sold in the city during May. and 882 were paid. Registered articles mailed at the office totalled 3372. and deliveries amounted to Insured parcels mailed at the local office numbered 1.487 and special delivery letters; and parcels delivered totalled 340. Sales of unemployment insurance? stamps amounted to andl war savings stamps. Sixty-" seven war savings certificates were sold over the .counter of the local rodeo. southern Alberta er-service Ail SVUtiKTU Ci'SCi C- men. together with their wives and families? will be. entertained, free TO CALL FOR TENDERS NORTH SIDE POOL on the opening day of the victory rallv aad it is hoped that thousands will attend. Members of the Lethbridse Wel- come-Home committee are: Kis Worship A. arv president: T. R. Haig, chairman; Ii. A. Wylie, manager; Mrs. F. Armstrong, secretary; T. H. PJeet- treasurer; E. R. ilcFariand. publicity. Itallpwingr Is the executive of committee in charge of the rodeo: J. A. Jardine, E. Castles, Dr. T. E. i of Vancouver, speaker of Technocracy at tfce Monday evening. World "War II has scattered fiv tons of romaal where can be wliCit? A call is te immf- diatrir for tenders tfce era- Swim- aainj Fool in Xvrth LethbrMge as resvlt of the apptwral {tr- ee by a special mceiaLf of the eity council Tuesday afternoon to fiiutl plans and specifications for the project. Besides giving unanimous ap- so the plans and speeiflca- of nine feet she inches at the end and three feet at the sh esd. eatire -water capacity of the oocl will be filtered every Whiie the oool -sill run north and south, a, fSli be sheltered the -xesi from winds or a eontaiz-icg lockers, showers, accommodation and ether faciiiiiee. The front of the strscfczre wai uae pians ana specuics- Aae ui tiocs and deciding to call for tea- westward on ISth Street. also agreed to christen j There will be 195 lookers Ja sections of the isoild- and the other Bathers will have to jo ______ showers foot baths be- America. The wastes aFworld'war m North Lethbrldge. If ore enterics and on leaving iay essential jaetals open-air pool to located j pool. The pool have two trophv and a purse, while" Marquis j Brown. Matt Wilkinson. D. G. W. Coffee Shop will give to the! Sutherland, Les Beerliag and Lt.- winner of the wildest ride hi CoL A. H. Warr, O.B.B. at employment. "Every casualty in j this district should be placed in a. job this said the speaker. office. Savings bank deposits here IT 133. TRADES CONGRESS PRESIDENT BACKS CLOTHING DRIVE An urgent anpeal from Percy R. Bengough. president of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, to all members of organizations affili- ated with that body to actively par- ticioate-in the forthcoming Nation- al Clothing Collection on behalf of the suffering people of Europe has gone out today from, national head- quarters of the Canadian Allied Relief. 'In a message to William Massey Birks. national chairman of the campaign, Mr. Bengough- says: "There 'Is no question that the working people of Canada fully realize the urgent need for cloth- ing in the war-devastated countries. 'T am confident you can count on the utmost support from the affili- ated membershiD of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada in second National Clothing Collec- tion campaign to take place from June 17 to June 29. "I would strongly urge all sentative officers from the Atlantic to the Pacific to support and active- ly participate in their local collec- tions." Prices and Trades Board Is Active Stem measures are being em- ployed against people who sell or handle used ears above tne ceiling price, E. H. Logan. Edmonton, en- forcement counsel, for the Wartime MONEY BYLAW PASSES BUT VOTE IS LIGHT Approval was riven by pcrty owners at the polls here Tuesday to a bylaw authorizing the issuing of debentures for to cover the cost of lay- ing storm sewers, 240 bcrgesses flcials take action to fix the sale at the ceiling price. Prescriptions Accurately fUled afad sent to you PROMPTLY MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. Phone 2203. 414 13th St. M. Phone 3445 Interested in on your money? Ask how. Bowman Agency Beal Estate Loans In Police Court Pleading guiltv Jn city police court Wednesday morning to a charge of vagrancy. Prank Doherty of Cran- brook. B.C.. was sentenced to the time he spent in jail and was warn- ed bv Magistrate Arthur Beaumont. K.C.I to leave lethbridee immed- iately. Albert Rov Sedgewicfc of Leth- bridge admitted being intoxicated In a public place and was- fined S20 aad S3 costs. A fine of 820 also imposed agains} Chester Copala, soldier stationed here, after he ad- mitted having liquor in other than his private residence. Prices and Trade Board ia said Thursday while en a visit to local offices of the board. "We have an average of three prosecutions a I day over the whole province for violations of the price ceilings on used cars." he declared. "We appreciate information on black market aciitiaes and are not slow in following leads to their conclusion." he added. The prices board has assisted many returned men to acquire used cars which were essential to their jobs, he said. Work of tnrestigators The work of W.P.TJB. investiga- tors is to see thai dealers sell any used cars they have on hand to any one who is willing to pay the ceiling price and to see that deal- ers are tagged with these prices. Checks are'niade on. sales made by each dealer and purchasers ate interviewed regarding the transac- tion. Whenever word is received that a certain car is being offered over the ceiling price. W.P.T.B. of- Coleman Man Called by Death death occurred here June 3 of Ephraim Hill. 74. Deceased was a native of Blox- wich. Staffordshire. England, and in 1923 came to Colsrnan with his family. His wife pre-deceased him last year. Funeral was held on Tuesday at pjn. with interment in Cole- man "Union cemetery. in favor of the bylaw and only five against. Less than seven per cent of the citizens qualified to vote on the bylaw cssj. baliots. voters' lists ccs- tainicg :he names of more than property owners. A total of 75 voies was cast at Westminster school by North Leth- bridge property owners, 71 voting for the bylaw and three against. The other ballot was spoUed. At the city hall 172 ballots were cass by south side property owners. II brought many out." The speaker pjointed out that the 'dollar the Price System make waste inevitable in two ways: Misuse of Resources First, -cheapness- on a competi- tive market has led to the reckless loss or misuse of resources such as high-grade coal, lumber, natural gas. sulphur and soil fertility. The dollars are only figures on loss of the irreplaceable physical assets is beginnicg to bit us where it hurts. aad specifications were pre- ileech. Mitchell and local architects. The second type of waste as technology piles sip more and more "unsaleable" surpluses in peacetime, he said. Wages and i salaries cannot distribute wealth produced by machines. Railway Repair Program In West Well Advanced "We are maMng satisfactory pro- gress in our summer rehabilitation program across the prairies." W. A. Mather, vice president of the Ca- nadian Pacific Railway western lines. the Herald Tuesday m. answer to a question about the big program of repairs and betterments which was set up for the first poss- season by the company. she! Mr. Mather indicated that it Is r- i easier to get men for the constrac- plusses have been the major head- i tion and rejwiir gangs than it Is to ache of business and politics since j Set materials but a good start has e Two-Hour Rain At Spring Coulee A frsro-hour at Spring Coolee; is the highlight of the overnight weather report of the Lethbridge division as furnished by the local C.P.R, office. Ughs showirs fell at Coaldale. Lundbreck. Copley. Stave- ly and Parkland. Weather over the and northern sections was cloudy and calm an average temperature of 65 degrees above, tha east and south was pars cloudy Iteht east winds and an average temoerature of degrfw? above. 1920. been made in catching up with the j 169 voting for the bylaw and two I Dealing with science's blueprint heavy wear on th_e company's physi- against. One ballot was spoUed. j for the future, he said: "We now i cal system during the war years, t i. Regarding the crop outlook Mr. arts from the most Meetings Meet Thursday about a dozen blocks of storm sew- ers on the south side. Shearing Course Proves Practical Attendance was good at the re- cent sheep shearing course at the monthly meeting on y. June 6th. at" pjn. at the T.M-C.A- Business pertaining to the provin- cial convention will be taken up. Eagles To Meet The Fraternal Order of Eagles hold a regular meeting Thurs- day. June 6- at bers are asked to auend. pjn. All mem- ELECTRIC MOTOR SERVICE We Increase quality and decrease prices by using machines on vou'- motor repair. iro. YOUR BABY Will be grown up before you know it. Have a portrait taken now. DE JOURDAN'S STUDIO THAT PLEASE" OPP. C.P.R. DEPOT PHONE 263S i the corral to apply their newly acquired skill. Demon- strations were given ia machine shearing, adjusting shearing tools and the proper handling of wool, the course being entirely practical. I-amhing at the large ranee out- fits is about over with a good in- crease of lambs reported. Earlv shearing is petting underway but only on the farms. A normal clip is in sight but the wool may be dusty account of the spring wind storms. Wool Moving: W. S. Benson of Southern Alberta Sheep Breeders stated Teusday that i three carloads of new woo! had al- ready been shipped to the Canadian Co-operative warehouse at Weston, Ont., and that shearine will be gen- eral next week, southern Alberta, produces between two and a half- and three million pounds of wool annually. Alberta's total production running around 4.0CO.OOO pounds. Mr. Benson says the recent rain came in the nick of time on ranges starting much needed grass. More rain, however. 5s needed to keep the grass growing. design Eaton's Buys Top Calf, Claresholm Grand champion calf at the re- cent sale of the Ciaresholm Boys' and Girls' Fat Calf club was pur- chased by the T. Eaton Co., Western Ltd.. of Leshbridge for 30 cents per pound. Owned and fed by Bill BroTm of Claresholm, the champion calf tipped the scales at 730 pounds. Other calves purchased by the tethbridge branch of the T. Stton company included a calf owned and fed' by Herby Maurushat of Claresholm which won third prize and another by Dale Kirkland of Ciaresholm. lixing that will be the glory of all cheering, though most of Sas- katchewan had had enough rain for the present. Manitoba is short of topsoil moisture but has good i subsoil reserves and a couple of; general rains would brighten the j prospect there. j Mr. Mather came to Lethfcrioge 1 from Weybura and Shaunavon by track motor and is covering a lot ATTKTDIXG MEETING Dr. I. S. Irving of Lethbridge !s in Calgary attending the of the Alberta Chiropractic associa- tion at which Premier a C. Mann- ing was a banquet speaker Tuesday rJght. of the secondary lines in the west j by this method to see conditions sa western lines for himself. He! was accompanied by District Super- j intendent Jones and Divisional Superintendent Lamb, aftd west north to Caleary Wednesday mom- ing. WHEELER IX FIELD Burton K. Wheeler, senior senator for the state of Montana, filed June 3 for the Democratic nomination hi July 16 primary election, seek- ing to be returned for a fifth term. Also seeking the Democratic nom- ination is Leif Erictson of Helena, former Montana supreme court as- sociate justice. Mimeographing All WorR Carefully Done J. S. BKOWN e-'o Brown's Musical EXCAVATE FOR 3IAINS The village of HUicrest. la the Crow's Nesi Pass, has engaged a special ditch digging machine to excavate ditches for the water mains in the part of town known as "Peaceful." The homes in. this j section have never had piped water. Under average conditions the ma- chine can dig a ditch 18 inches wide, five feet deep and 100 feet long in oaly 25 minutes. Everybody's Using PERMAG. The finest cleaner In the world for all painted surfaces Only 35c 16- Morris Barrett HAXDWAXJE FARMERS Crops that are hail damaged are hard to inswre. PUce yonr hail insurance Wise, Insure With Ires BOOK NEWS Sinclair's new World to Win." per copy .......93.OO History of World War II (postage Commercial Printers and Office Outfitters Ltd. 326-7th St S. Phone 29W PHONES: GROCERIES. 2766 AND BUTCHER, 3456; LADIES' WEAR, 2866; MEN'S WEAR, 3456 Supina Mercantile Bargain Specialists 4% ntret A n n MEN'S LEATHER JACKETS 5uwt looking-, serviceable leather jackets made from horsehide or sheepskin lea- thers in shades of brown, green or black. Assorted styles, all with ripper fronts. Sues 34 to 46. Priced BOYS' SCHOOL SHIRTS Dandy shirts for everyday wear. Weil made from chambraye and cotton prints in neat checked pat- terns or in plain shades of blue or grey. Sizes 12% to 14. to Boys' Yama Cloth PYJAMAS Two-piece pyjamas made from qua- lity yama cloths in shades of blue and wine. Patterned in bright, stripes. Sizes 26 to 34. Per COTTONADE WORK PANTS Strong -srork pants well made from sturdy cottonade materials In serviceable grey shade. Neafc striped patterns. Waist sizes 32 to 44. "WATSON'S" WORK GLOVES Extra Special! WOMEN'S and CHILDREN'S COATS Wool tweeds and polos in box and I fitted models. All sizes and colors. CLEARING AT BATHING SUITS Charming suits styled by the famous "Rose Maria in one- and tvro-plece models from lovely silSs in glowing shades and patterns. Full size range. Value priced New Shipment PLASTIC PURSES The new fashionable plastic purses in shades of red. white or blacS. Latest pouch and sling styles. Priced Watson quality Is -well known to men who de- mand the best in work gloves. These are made from rKango-Buck leather in roper style with, reinforced thumb. Sizes 9 to 11. Per pair __. poucn ana sling styies. Priced 'r< Sturdy boots that will give complete satis- faction on the severest jobs. Made -with uppers of black grain leather with plain toes, outside counter and half bellows tongue. Finished with solid leather Goodyear welted scles and half rubber heels. Si2es 6 to 11. half sizes. Pair REFRIGERATOR COVERS Set of seven bow: cbvers and one vegetable bag. Made from waterproof acid proof Vinyl resin, impregnated material, in natural shade only. Ideal for shower gifts. Per set CHILDREN'S SUN DRESSES Gay little sun dresses ii-iacie lr. pfeafere style from quality prints patterned in bright designs. Colors blue, green, rose and white. GROCERY NEWS HEAD COLDS STUFFINESS QUICKLV V RELIEVED _. VKSS 43e APPLE JUICE, 20-oz 2 for 29C CLEANSER, Big 5 2 for 15C AMMONIA 2 FRESH FRUITS and VEGETABLES California. Per Ib... Solid Heads. 2 for.. California. 14c 29c 8c New clip top. Lb. 0X10X3, 3 Ibs 24c FRESH BO'CH CARSOTS, TURNIPS BEETS ORANGES SUNKIST VALENCIAS ..............85c 85c ..............69c Size 3 dozen Size 2 dozen Size Per dozen GRAPEFRUIT MARSH SEEDLESS WATER fk MELONS, Ib. COCOANUTS' Each Size 5 for Size 3 for 25c 26c NEWSPAPER! ;