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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wtdntlday, Juni It, 1972 THt IETHHIDGE HEXAID 33 Former premier, sportscaster honored Ten prominent Canadians appointed Companions of Order of Canada SIMPSONS-SEARS The Water Brigade A whole battalion of water heaters one for every need. OTTAWA (CP) Ten promi- nent Canadians, including for- mer OnLirlo premier John Ro- bails, have been appointed Com- panions of the Order of Canada. Sports broadcaster Foster Montreal bomb-disposal expert Lieut. Robert Cote, and jazz pianist Oscar Peterson vere among 26 others awarded the order's medal ot service. Governor-General Michener, whose ofiice announced the ap- pointments, will invest the re- cipients at a later date. The selections are made twice yearly by an advisory council acting on suggestions from indi- v 1 d u a 1 s and organizations across the country. Those named companions, the highest decoration awarded by Canada, are selected for "out- standing merit ot the highest degree, especially service to Canada or humanity at large." The service medal is awarded to "excellence in all fields of en- deavor in Canadian life." The list marks the first time promotions from the service medal level to companion havo been made within the order. Three service medal holders were elevated: Rev. Clement New British army Museum houses priceless display You've probably had a few bad experiences tike running out of hot water in the middle of a show- er. Or taking o bath in 2 inches of lukewarm water. That's why you're reading this ad. Well end i> all now, with one of these water heaters. b-33.3 gal. Cos Water Healer. 100% safe shut-off. High recovery. Only 94.99 Lined Waler Healer. With 10-year guar- antee. 25 gallon Gas. Only 84.99 Compact Water Healer. Ideai for trail- er, cottage or under o counter...........53.99 As Low As PO99 11 There's nothing worse than an ice cold shower when you're not expecting it. See us for the cure. STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. 1o p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cenlre Village. Telephone 328-9231 LONDON (CP) Britain has placed the history of its army, Irom the days of yeo- man archers to modern times, on display in the newly-o- pened National Army Mu- seum in Chelsea. The museum, wluch stands next to the famed Royal Hos- pital for pensioners, houses a priceless collection begun at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst about 10 years ago. The new museum, which also deals with the Canadian Army as well as forces of other Commonwealth coun- tries, will complement the collection of British naval and seafaring lUstory at Green- wich National Maritime Mu- seum. Even before the museum's opening, its large library and extensive archives were avail- able to students and research workers. The maul collection is ar- ranged as a record of Uia British Army during the last 500 years, covering every part of the world in which it has served. The story is told in a series of 90 illuminated cases, start- ing with formation of the Yeo- men of the Guard in 1485 and ending with the outbreak the First World War in 1914. Both world wars are recorded in the Imperial War Museum in London. Visitors can trace the devel- opment of the British Army from the 16th and early 17th centuries, when fire-arms re- placed armor in warfare. Uniforms, pictures and manuscripts, weapons, flags, portraits, personal relics and curias, against landscaped backgrounds, portray the British Army's successes and failures, its training and life around the world. SIMPSONS-SEARS Real Quality Backs Up Low Prices Fun Beach Towels 1.99 1.00 Prints Stripes o. Don't miss Ihis great buy for beach or collage. Asst. prints on good quality lerry. Big size. b. Multi-stripe terry beach towel ideal for small fry. SeroPUFF Polyester Fill Pillows NOW 2 for SeroPUFF, trie polyesler fill pillow that Is a delight to sleep on and now is also a delight to your pocket book. con get Iwo of these completely washable pil- lows for only 55. They have o beautiful cotton prTntecf cover and ore non- allargenic. Big finished size. STORE HOURS: Opan Daily a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Villase. Telephone 321-9231 There is the struggle be- tween King and Parliament in England's Civil War in the 17th century, with relics in- cluding money specialty minted during sieges of var- ious towns. From there the story pro- ceeds to the formation of tho [irst regiments, and Britain's new power in Europe after the Duke of Marlborough's campaigns. The 18th-century cases show events like the Jacobite ris- ings in Britain, wars in Eu- rope and the brief period of Britain's North American em- pire of which only Canada re- mained. RECALLS INDIA Then come the series of cases depicting the long serv- ice in India. Names and por- traits of British commanders are shown side by side with those who opposed them. Further sections cover the Napoleonic wars Ca life-size eagle is the centrepiece in a display of French the Crimean War and the South African War. Completing the world-wide story is the section dealing with the armies of Canada, Australia, New 7xmlsnd, Af- rica and others with which the British were associated. Development of service dress in the British Army, from the gold-embroidered coats of earlier limes to prac- tical modern uniforms, is the main theme of the uniform gallery above. The museum's library of books is supplemented by its collections of drawings, prints, a large photographic collection and journals and papers ot leading military fig- ures. The rare collection of battle prints has been trans- ferred from the British Mu- seum. Establishment of the Na- tional Army Museum was achieved largely by the ef- forts of one of Britain's most distinguished soldiers, Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, who conducted a one-man campaign to raise funds, gain government support and find the site. director of the centre of Acadian studies at the Uni- versity of Moncton, N.B.; Dr. G u s I a v e Gingras, executive- director of the Rehabilitation In- stitute of Montreal, and Chester A. Ronning, a former Canadian diplomat and China expert. BORN IN BANFF Mr. Robarts, 55, a native of 3anff, Alta., served with the Canadian Navy during .he Second World War and was iirst elected to the Ontario legis- .alure in 1951. He became pre- mier in 1961 and held the office until resigning last year. He is currently practising law in To- ronto. Father Cormier, 62, is a for- mer president of the Canadian Association o( French-language Educators. He served as rector of the University of Moncton from 1963 to 19G7 when lie was appointed to his current post. He was also a member of the royal commission on bilingual- ism and blculturalism. Dr. Gingras, 54, of Montreal, carried out numerous missions in South Africa between 1953 and 1959 for the United Nations Technical Assistance Adminis- tration. Mr. Ronning, 7ft, was bom in China and, after attending Ca- nadian universities, joined the Canadian Foreign Service in the Canadian embassy in Chungk- ing in 1945. He later served as Canadian ambassador to Nor- way, high commissioner to India, delegate to the United Nations general assembly and, after formally retiring, as spe- cial Canadian representative to Hanoi. In 1971, he visited China as a guest of Chinese Premier Chou En-lai, a long-time per- sonal friend. He now lives in Camrose, Alta. Mr. Hewitt, 69, In 1922 partici- pated in the first live radio en- tertainment broadcast in Can- ada. In 1931 he began hockey 3roadcasls from Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, continuing us reports for the next four decades. Mr. Peterson, 47, was born in Montreal and formed his first Jazz trio there in 1947. Named companions were: Dr. Mario Bcrnardl, 42, be- came conductor of the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ot- tawa in 1969 after a distin- guished career with several con- cert and opera companies. Awarded the Centennial Medal in 1967, he is a native of land Lake, Ont. WROTE SEVEN BOOKS Marie-Claire Blais, born In Quebec City, has written seven widely-acc! aimed books iiv seven years. She received the Governor-General's Award in 1969 for her work. Dr. Balfour W. Currie, 69, a University o f Saskatchewan physicist, has done extensive re- search over a 40-year period on meteorology, climatology and upper atmospheric studies in- volving the aurora. Since 1967 he has been vice-president in charge of research at the Uni- versity of Saskatchewan. Dr. Northrop Frye, 60, has written thirteen books of liter- ary criticism and published nu- merous articles on literature and scholarship. He is a profes- sor at the University ot Toronto and a prof ess or-at-large of Cor- nell University. John C. Parkin, 50, is an ar- chitect and planner who has been awarded numerous prizes for his work. He graduated from the University of Manitoba and has served on several de- sign and industrial councils. Adrien Pouliot, 76, bom at St Jean, lie d'Orleans, Que., is a scientists recognized for his cul- tural and scientific contribu- tions to Canadian life. SIMPSONS-SEARS Adjustable Spacemaster shelves, crispers and meat keeper let you design your own interior 14.6 cu. ft. frostfree Coldspot refrigerator Completely frostfree. Never needs defrosting Fully adjustable cantilever shelves, porcelain meat keeper and twin, vegetable crispers Big, I37-lb. freezer capacity Separate temperature controls Odour-free, porcelain interiors Full-width dairy compartment. Interior light Handy door shelves. Portable egg bucket Long-life, rotary compressor NOW WHITE Charge it on your all-purpose account We service what we sell, coast-to-coast STOKE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Thudufay and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Centre Village. Telephone 398-9231 ;