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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUKDAY, JUNE 29, 1946 Local Hying dub Entering Float In Rodeo Parade Next Thursday THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE FAGE SEVSK Exhibition Grounds Prepared The Lettbricge laying Club be represented in the city's big rcdeo parade next Thursday, their float consisting of a Menasco Moth training plane as is used to traui their stuiieuts at Keajon Field here in the district. Students from both Lethbridge and the district are taking instruc- tions -Kith the Lethbridge Flying Club, and only recently Bill Leiues of the citv and Waller Heich of Turin, soJoetL Interest throughout the district In learning to Sly has been high, and an affiliated club ha? been formed at Macleod. The club in- structor goes to Macleod each Wed- nesday and Sundar to instruct stu- dents there. Tlie first student to. solo at Macleod was R. G. Charl- ton. who went up by himself on Wednesday, June 26l Other club ing it up. Miss McKeamy. a mem- ber of the affiliated club as Mac- leol, is taking flying instruction at the present hme- Fiving Instructor Don Gray and Engineer Joe Ingoldsby are avail- able as the club at any time when is suitable for flying. It. is expected that two more aircraft sill go into service the club within a month. Winding Up Clothing Drive Collection of clothing are expensed to solo! I members Shortly. As yet there are no active lady fliers in Lethbridge. although there are some who are thinking or tak- 1 Kauonal Drive draws to OPEN SUNDAY 7 to 9 p.m. McCAFFRFTS DRUG STORES 331-5lh St. S. 414-13th St. N. Phone tXK Phooe 3M5 for the a conclu- sion today, Saturday, in the Leth- bridge district as well as across Canada with serviceable clothing, bedding and other garments going forward to the distressed people of Europe. Among contributions sent to the drive was a square red-covered box carrying the personal message "from one old lady in Canada to I one old lady somewhere in Europe. Just a few personal articles as soap, i face cloths, towel, brush and comb and a few other little things." It was sent by 83-vear-old Mrs. Neil i MacLauchlan. of "Moncton. NJ3. Al- 5 though it cannot be included in the clothing campaign articles, it is being forwarded to Europe by mail. POST OFFICE HOURS Hail Insurance Insure now, Pay Later Bowman Agency Insurance Real Estate Loans Monday, July 1. being a statutory holiday, the following service will be given at the Lethbridge Post Off ice. The public lobby will be lopen from 7 ajn. until 6 pjn. and wickets will be open from 10 ajn. until 12 noon for the transaction of all ohases of post office business. There "will be no delivery by letter carrier. Special delivery mail will be delivered as usual and collec- tions from the street letter boxes will be made on the Sunday sche- jdule. CHAIR CUSHIONS A post-war product containing synthetic latex rubber foam covered with a brown cloth. Just what you need in (7 QA your office. Price, each..................................V Commercial Printers Office Seventh Street S. Phone 2999 Typewriter Sales and Service Photo; Herald Engraving. The two top pictures taken by the Herald's cameraman on Pnday, show preparations being made at the grandstand for the big raliy and rodeo nest week. In the lower picture, floats for Thursday morning's grand parade are being beautified. 18TH FIELD REGIMENT BEING RE-ORGANIZED Moonted Pofice Cases Concluded Several charges under Crim- inal Code of rafaria were among cases heard in district Royal Ca- nadian Mounted Police coaras dur- ing the past few days. Roy Peters of Riciimoad. Sas- katchewan, charged with reckless driving, was fined S2S and costs and his driver's licence was sus- pended for 60 days when he appear- ed oeJore Justice of the Peace Theo Mantz at Hilda. Charged with conimon assault, Hiram David Conceiiy of Bellevae was fused and cosss when he appeared before Police Magistrate Fred Antrobus at Blairmore. A fine of 33 and costs was levied sgainst James Glen Walker of Nan- ton when he appeared before Jus- tice of the Peace J. D. taidlaw as Nanion oa a charge of reckless driving. Henry Boy Newbv. Glenwood. also charged with reckless driving, was fined and COSES when he ap- peared before Justice of the 1-eace A. H. Harwood at Watertoa Pars. Supt. Of City to Observe Dominion Day Monday is Dominion Day and a. statutory holiday. AH stores, offices, courts, etc., will be closed for the day. Many out- door sports events will be staged in the city and theatres are offering- special holiday film attractions. Many will spend the long weekend at Watertoa or other mountain resorts. Stampede lovers Trill join the crowds at the Macleod and Raymond stampedes. Other communities are planning to observe the holiday with sports fixtures, etc. MISS GRMA SMiTK Miss Ornia Smith, new superin- tendent of nurses for Gait Hospital, will arrive sa the cuy Sunday and will commence her duties Monday, July 1, relieving afe. E. J. Kipp, who has been acting in that ca- pacity for chs three years. Miss Smith received her nurse's training at the Vancouver General Hospital and her home is at Sea- man. Sask. She spent the past year attending McGiil University in Montreal and ss arriving here by plane from the Pacific eoast, where she has been spending a short holiday. Re-Union Of 1124 Battery Gonm Slated For LeAbridge July 19-28 T, "tks rfty 1-rWjc was It the Hirst members the IlMh Anti-Aircraft Battery K-C.A, which with AfctteetiMft la the Great War, Some 2tt f expected ieltciui slated Friday r, July IS and While SCKCS f ten the vrw Bmrtherm Alberts, the Fari- hare signified thefcr cttodteg U t Gaaada, Kraaee, Beitim. aad Citrmtmr. A. lawwend 339 St. X, is setxctarr.freaMnr the Unsettled Weather Looms For Week-End; More Rain Falls Alvin C. Dunn of City Joins Investment Firm Dripping skies today, Saturday, are making many planning over- holiday motor rnps to mountain resorts and other points to hesitate. Ram was falling in the city Sat- urday morning although Jhe sun was breaking through the clouds, raising hopes of a possible change. However. Pmcher Creek reported heavy rain falling along the foot- hills Saturday right into Waterton Park. The Pirichc-r area got 2 of moisture Friday mghc and fanners and ranchers would like settled weather 10 enable them to get up their hay. This week's seven degrees of fross at Fincher appears to have done slight damage. Field crops esraped without injury apparently, but po- tatoes and beans in vegetable gar- dens were nipped. Waterton Park told The Herald RAH. WORKER RETIRING Random Rhymes -By CHRIS CASUAL "Under command of Lieut.-Col. a composite battery will be trainee- is desired to have the repre- sentation of the 13th Regiment as; NOTICE The Unemployment Insurance Commission have moved their offices from the Hull Block to .THE PURITY DAIRY BLDG. COALDALE KP. CELEBRATION AT COALDALE JULY 1, AT 11 A.M. Fastball League Tournament, p.m. RACES AND SPORTS Playoffs commence at p.m. DANCE 9 TO 1 AIX WELCOME TIME COSTS MONEY Have Your BASEMENTS Dug Quickly, Neatly and Efficiently Valuable time saved through our ONE-DAY SERVICE. Sides are trimmed ready for putting- up cribbing- Dirt hauled away on request. Basements are excavated to meet any specifica- tions. PHONE 3610 O'SUUIVAN CONSTRUCTION CO. F. O.SULUTAN. Prop. Announcement 2vlr. William S. Gray, manager of our Medicine Hat office, having been made a director, the Hrm of Ring- land, Walker and Meredltli Ltd. will la future conduct business under the name of Ringland, Meredith Gray Limited Mr. Alvia C. Dunn, with 18 years' backing experience, has also joined this firm, and vrill act as office manager and secretary. RINGLAND, MEREDITH GRAY LIMITED STOCKS Herald Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 4255 EWSPAPLRfl BONDS 562-2nd Street, Medicine Phone 3144 George Brown, the 13th Field Regi- ment, R.C.A., is being re-organized as a reserve unit with headquarters hi Lethbridge. The 20th and 39th Batteries of Lethbridge and the 95th of Macleod and Pmcher Creek will comprise the regiment. Major i Jas. Mogridge and Major E. A. Law- rence have been named to com- j mand the two Lethbridge batteries: respectively, and commander of Macleod-Pincher Creek battery will shortly be announced. Recruits for the batteries are being sought from ex-servicemen and young men who are desirous of military training. Two summer camps which personnel of the regi- ment may attend have been an- nounced. The first is a signallers camp afc Sarcee from July 14 to 25 when artillery signalling will be taught. The second camp is at Suffield from August 18 to 31 when large as possible at both camps. SPCDS FROM ALASKA Six hundred tons of the first potatoes ever to be ex- ported from Alaska to Can- ada arrived in. Vancouver June 27 when the TJ.S. coast- wise vessel Jumper Hitch, docked at a Canadian Pa- cific pier. Matanuska Valley growers, hi Alaska, had on hand a surplus of this pro- duce, and through the war- time food administration and the B.C. department of ag- riculture, is was arranged to distribute the tubers in B.C. cities. SEEMS as though 1 KJD. was right About a rainy summer "Which threatens now Dominion Day To put it on the hummer. "We are aware That growing crops Develop quite a thirst, Bui they should take A holiday Around July the first. FAST TRACT The speed record for land propul- sion fay steam, 126 miles an hour was made by 3. British train, in 1938. Announcement was made j Saturday, by the firm of Rlriglana, Meredith and Gray, investment dealers, that Alvin o. Dunn, form- erly of the staff of the Bank of Nova Scotia here, has joined their firm as office manager and secre- i tary. Mr. Dunn served with the R.C.A-F. for three and a half years oa coastal command during the war and also some time m the Paci- fic as a flying officer navigator. He has had 13 and a half years ex- perience hi the bank returning to s his post with the bank on. his re- patriation. His home is hi Bran- don, Man., bu; Lethbridge has been his home for some years. William Smith Gray, a member of the firm and ntanager of the Medicine Hat office, has been made a director. He has had 15 years experince In the bond busi- ness being formerly with Toole. Peete and Company. Calgary. He had five and a hair years service in the army during the war finish- ing his active service as a lieuten- ant with the Calgary Highlanders. He was wounded in the Eochwald forest. Herbert A. Seargeant. 235 I4th St. N.. carman, as the C.P.R. vards here for the past 37 years, retires from the service of the company ac the end of June under the companv's pension plan. Mr. Seargeant joined the Cana- dian PaciSc Rallwav at Mac- leod on March 26, 1309. com- ing to Lethbndge in Decem- ber of the same year as a car repairer. The whole period of his emplovment has been spent In the car department, and latterly he has worked as a carman. Saturday rain been 5aHiEg bat the sun was between SSXHF- ana while the weather forecass is for ckxidy and cool weather San- day a large influx of visitors Is ex- pected for the Song week-end. The Logan Pass Going-Ks-tfce- Sun highway in Glacier Park lias been open for a couple of weess. Bain at Many Faints The weather pietuie over tiie Lethbridge railway division was cloudy and showery during the night and the morning, according to information released by the local C.P.R. office. On. the Aldersyde subdivision 2 inch of rain was re- ported at Brant and Blackie, with four to five hours of ram falling on the Tjamond subdivision at, MUt> and Auo-VAOod. On the Macleod subdivision Stave- ly reported O2 and Okotoks foar to five hours of ram. Kanton got an all night rain, Parkland had .84 issh. On the Crow's Kest subdi- vision showers were reported with ram still failing late this morning. Showers through the night fell on the Stirling and Coutts sub- divisions, with showers between Lethbridge and Taber being re- ported tft.is monung. COME TO THE Victory Rally; and Rodeo Thurs., Fri., Sat., July 4, 5, 6 SEE SEE Lucky Lett's Hell Drivers Big Parade Thursday Morning REMEMBER Thursday Is Veterans' Day ATLAS LUMBER CO. LTD. SEE Gene Autry IN PERSON 1602 Third Avenue S. Phone 2384 WHITE SIDE WALLS Improve the appearance of your car. Metal, white enamel disks, will not scratch or rub the cttrb. Trimbles for Tires 316 llth Street South Phone 2007 RADIO SERVICE Prompt and ser- vice from a shop at a reasonable WKEN2IE- I 50c TENNIS Balls, each GOLF QI- Balls, each OOC Morris Barrett HARDWARE DOST FORGET VICTORY RALLY 4 RODEO, JULY 4-S-6 Everybody knows my rates are lower ask your banker, your lawyer or the insurance adjust- ers whether my companies pay quickly in case, of any loss. Be Wke. Insure With Ives Be Among the first to place your order for a NEW 1847 FRAZER MOTOR CAR OPPEL MOTORS KAISER 7th St. and 2nd ATC. S. TRUE TO YOUR TRUST The efficient management and economical settlement of your estate are best achieved through the appomtmen; of a responsible corporate executor. The balanced group judgment and collective experience of our executives, estates officers, and other persormel trained in particular phases of estates management, assure you of the most economical and able control of your estate. For the security of your family, and your own peace of mind, consult, us now about planning or reviewing your and appointing British Canadian Trust jour executors. British Canadian Trust Company LETHBRIDGE H. D. ROOD, Manager. ALBERTA Important Announcement We Introduce to t he Motoring Public MR. A. J. GILES (Formerly of Imperial Motors (Lethbridge) Mechanical Staff Who has taken over the PARK SERVICE STATION HENDERSON PARK You are Assured of Prompt, Efficient and Courteous Service at All Times GAS OIL PRODUCTS LTD. REFINERS OF PURITY 99 PRODUCTS Next week only This Station will be open Sunday, 30th June, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 10.30 p.m. Drop in on Your Way to the VICTORY RALLY AND RODEO ;