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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta BICENTENNIAL BUST? Spirit of 1976 doesn't seem to stir many Americans W.dn.wfay, June 27, 1973 THE LtTHMIDGE HEttALD 31 WASHINGTON CROSSING, N.J. (NEA) When the Unit- ed States celebrated its 100th birthday, in 1876, a Boston newspaperman wrote: "The Centennial closed in Novem- ber, not too soon for the many who had found much of it so faddish and tiresome that the word Centennial was repulsive. How did it stared at us from every oyster cellar, tripe stall, coffee booth, grand hotel, hab- erdashery, candy shop and fish store oh, give us a rest for a hundred The people of Washington Crossing never read that com- ment. But they might have. Here it is, not 31 months be- fore America is to commem- orate its second hundred years, WANTED Employment is urgently needed for hundreds of college, university, junior and senior high school students now available for work. Female and male students are ready to fill every imaginable job opportunity for a day, a week, a month or all summer. Many of them must have a job if they are to con- tinue their schooling. Can you help? Contact the STUDENT MANPOWER CENTRE Across from Canada Manpower on 7th St. S. PHONE 327-2111 its Bicentennial, and the citi zens of this historic spot couldn't care less. For many it seems, the hundred years rest hasn't been long enough. BALONEY? says a man in the Tally Ho bart hard b the Delaware River. "What1 that? Oh, yeah, I know. Ba oney, that's what it is, baloney Naw, I don't care anytbin about it. Gimme another beer huh." The opinion, minus barley breath, is echoed throughou this tiny settlement. An offi cial in the township (Hopewell municipal building says he hasn't "heard word one abou 1976." A man driving a roarofessions among their mem- Numbered in their ranks are accountants, chemists, en- gineers, lawyers, mechanics, lilots and veterinarians to lame a few callings. A sub- stantial number of doctors have erved in the force over the years. One of the first medi- :al men in the North West Counted Police was Dr. Henry George. Not only was Dr. George Calgary physician and sur- [eon to his fellow policemen, nit he also treated many of the ndians in the four tribe fed- eration in the territory that was to become Alberta. Back in 1883 when the Cana- in Pacific Railway was build- 'ig its way across the western jrairies, many miles of the oute lay within territory be- onging to this powerful feder- tion. Dr. George was a friend and confidant of Crowfoot, chief of the Blackfoot tribe nd also the acknowledged lea- er of the federation. Volume 2 of the official ournal of the North West fminted Police stated "It was ommon knowledge among hose fortunate enough to have enjoyed long and intimate ac- uaintance with the renowned leader of the federted Black- foot, Blood, Peigan and Sarcee tribes that the infirmity of ad- vancing years had found its way to the lodge of the fore- most living Indian in the Cana- dian West. But there were troubled forebodings and spe- culations among white men and red as to the nature of a dis- ability that had recently wrought a marked change in the chief of chiefs. People could not comprehend that the pic- turesque and impressive figure whose life had run through a long succession of experiences from utter savagery to high statesmanship in the civilized world, could be approaching the end of the trail. He was man, whose name alone, had more than once been of moment to the soul of Canada, and the thought of Blackfoot Land with- out Crowfoot conjured up a picture which few could grasp." It was through Crowfoot's leadership and guidance that the railway completed its course across the plans with- out bloodshed. The Canadian Pacific Railway recognized his assistance by presenting him with a lifetime pass. He made good use of this and the pass was to be one of his most trea- sured adornments for the re- mainder of his Not the real thing Annual re-enactment at Washington Crossing, N.J., is a local historical event that Is a reminder of the heritage Americans generally seem to be ignoring. The Canadian Family Store 318 6th St. S. Phone 328-6566 51 STORES SERVING B.C. AND ALBERTA Month end Clearance Sale: Thurs., Fri., Sat., June 28, While Quantities Last LADIES' WEAR SAFARI JACKETS Compliment your pants with perfect topper! Belt- ed styla in denim or perma-press cotton. Navy, beige. Sizes 10 to 18. A OO SAVE SWIMWEAR A greot selection of one and two piece or bikini styles by top manufacturer. 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