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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1946 G. Presents Views Appro? tre Committee Meeting es Plan Of North Side Pool Approval of the architect's sketch j plans for the North Side swimming j pool IMS expressed Wednesday evening at a meeting of the Civic Centre Committee, held in the council room in the city hall. Tbe architect was instructed to proceed with the working plans for the structure, and it was indicated that tenders for the construction of the pool and building mighs be out in approximately three weeks, the chair. Mayor A. W. Shackleford was in Considerable discussion also dealt the Civic Centre projects, too. and in that connection G. Sick of Seattle and A. G. Baalim were on hand for the portion of the meeting dealing with" the Sick Memorial Mr. Sick told members of the committee that his father had really had a loyalty only to Leth- bricge. Most, of the people with whom he had been associated in business in his early life were here, he said. Eis father had always to do something for the city, and when he was informed that had acquired the land in the barracks for a com- munity centre, he immediately fell in with the idea. Favors Snorts Centre Expressing favor of the idea that the donated money be put to use. not only for a swimming pool, but for an administration building to form the nucleus for a real sports centre. Mr. Sick urged committee members to take plenty of time to consider the matter thoroughly, in order that the centre be built to give the finest possible service. He pointed out- to them that it was not absolutely completed necessarv that it be immediately, while building: costs are very high. Baalim said that trustees for the memorial fund had felt that if the money was used exclusively for a pool, it might provide a facility that was used for only about six months of the year. In his own mind he said, he thought that it should be devoted to something that would be the keystone of the he thought it would have met with Mr. Sick's approval. However, it is necessary to keep in mind that people in the city had been asking for a swimming pool for many years, he cautioned. Clrt la connection with' the CSnc Centre, a communication was, re- ceived by the committee from the Levhhridge Lawn Tennis Club, pre- senting their recommendations witn respect to the inclusion of tennss court facilities in the centre. The communication suggested: 1. That a minimum of six shale or "clav courts be constructed; the preferably to be of shaie. 2. That the courts be complete- ly enclosed with steel fencing. 3. That electric floodlignts, with pay meter boxes for night play, be installed. 4 That an unheated clubhouse with showers, toilet faculties, a small gas or electric stove, ana a club room be established. 5. That a practice board be pro- vided. 6 That the grounds be land- scaped to provide a wind break on the west side. With respect to the management and operation of the tennis court facilities the tennis club suggested that it be for the full use of aU citizens, with children under 16 years of age playing for noOuog Adults should pay a nominal fee. the letter suggested, contencong that the revenue received would be sufficient to cover all operating and maintenance costs, thus relieving the city of all expenses in that The "club expressed a willingness to operate the tennis facilities un- der the direction of the Ovfc Centre committee and the condi- tions which they suggestec. -With respect to tne North Sme swimming pool, the committee de- cided that dressing room, facilities for skaters be provided in the basement of allowing pro- per conveniences for the skaters who would be using the rink there tnaC WOUiO. UC tiier a.cjoiw_s, w- Civic Centre project, and as in the winter. Wher eHer oes Sleep Overseas Cemeteries Beautiful and Carefully Tended The men of Canada who gave their lives in Northwest Europe in the summer and autumn of 1944 and the winter and spring of 1945 sleep their long sleeo in. beautiful and carefully tended resting places, not far from where they fell, and in burial plots guarded by pine trees and hardwoods which, adorn the countryside. Eight cemeteries, four in North- em Prance, one in Belgium, and three in Holland, remain forever a part of Canada, locations were studied carefully. Beny-Sur-Mer, overlooking the invasion beaches, and not far from Caen and Carpiouet, is shared by British soldiers and by Royal Air Force personnel who with men of Canada's 3rd Division stormed ashore or loughs aloft on historic D-Day. BrettevHIe Sur Laize overlooks the Falaise Pocket battlefield. Hautot-Sur-Mer is near Dieppe and here those who fell in the 1942 raid have their final resting place. Leubringhen located be- tvren Calais and Boulogne, is beau- tifully sited. From here one can .see the "White Cliffs of Kali-wav between Bruges and Ghent in Belgium, there is Adegem, in a countryade peaceful and hal- lowed, but in ages oast often alive to the tramp of continental arm- ies. Not far north across the border of Holland is the Canadian ceme- tery of Bergen-op-Zoom located a At the Theatres Complete sho'svs: "Bells of St. "Crazy "Girl No. Last complete show at "Guest in the "Duties are Pretty THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE S8Vfit "Lethbridge Beautiful" Drive Gets Going Random -B? _. CHRIS Rhymes rtbe provinces of Canada Cant learn to get along. How can they be surpriseC to hear The world is going wrong-? The problem of today Apparently is whether One little planet's Can get along together. The problem goes down to our roots In every family And spreading upwards, bran- ches jateroatlcnally. Beautiful Lethbridge Junior Chamber of Commerce Paint Up" Campaign A more beautiful ietfebridge Ss the aim of the "Clean-Up, Paint campaign of the Junior Cham- Up- And any you look at it, 3JO5E of oar" problems still Make out a case for charity And brotherly good ber of Commerce now is. progress in Announce Quotas In Advance Appeal Eight Rev. H. R. Hagg. H.A.. IXIX accompanied by the Ven. the city, The May Dav and -snQ. puched right through to May il and an appeal has cat to all cttnene to fee behind the driven City beautificaiJoo. of the of ths Ijethbrldge Jaycees asatl one of the feateres cf the pment campaign is esoouragynvnt. be- ing given to citizens to plant Gardens." With the urgent call lor feodstuUs the production, of ttf- etables and fruits for home use and lor canning is mott timel-7. Oco of the orsanlzatious backing the Beautificaaaa Camoaign is tbft archdeacon of Calgary, e Teshfcridge and District Horticat- Howard Nelson To Toronto Post and P. J. Chalk, diocesan organizer jof the Anglicaa Advance Appeal.! ivssiied Lethbridge Wednesday and; 'spoke as a rural deanery raeenrgj an Hortfeul- in. co-opexadon uie Club in Augustin's pansh nail at has been sporaored. pm Representatives were present Vear is the anniveisary of from St. Augustin's, Lethbridge: St.! society and tne Canadian. Mary's, Leifcbridge; St. Theodore's, Society hoiuias its Srst Taber. and Bow Island. F. J. Coaik i -egjjjjai shovr here, 1545 m. announced the quotas for this dean- Year ery In ths financial aopeal. r J_____________------ for St. Augusiin's. for St. j Mary's. S100 ror Iron Springs. TOntTCTUTAI and oranen manager i for Blood Reserve. for Cards- j imiUOlJUAl. ___ 'SJSSS SS. BOARD SITS IN CITY ager' East Toronto branch Board of ItadasttU Howard N formerly and will be'leaving Calgary May 23 L-IB.C-. iiic "JT" Nelson and Archdeacon Ason outhned the Relations held a sittings la reasons why the church must ad- i bridge on Wednesday at the court Mr Xeison. son of the late Mr.! vasce on aU fronts and showed how j with ClaytonAdams. chaE-- krVir F Nelson of this city. 1 to be raised by the church man. K. Pugh and D. tres on the staff of the bar.fc here i in the week beginning May 12 was 1 Edmonton, present. J. Llewellyn u> boused. F! J. Chalk. Calgary) the local representative of the later to Milo He was made branch j financier, expressed pleasure at the board, manager in Calgary in 1939 and re- amazing results throughout the dior cese as a result of this appeal, star- Until the Doctor Comes First aid needs and simple home remedies will prove helpful these days when doctors are overmshed irtth work. McCAFFREY'S DRUG 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205 STORES 414 13th St. N. Phone 3M5 It Is Easv to Get a LOAN On Tonr Property Bowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate, Rentals distance from the historic city of the same name. Here the greens ward is some three feet lower than the national highway- to Breda which borders it, thus giving sh wholly pleasing effect of a. sunken garden, its entrance sentinelled b handsome trees. Rhine %'isible On a site overlooking ths Hoch wald Forest the Canadian cemeter; of Nijmegen commands one of th most beautiful scenes in the terri tory. The river Rhine is visible in the distance. Also beaunfullv located and bull in three terraces, is the cemetery j of Eolten, 12 miles east of Deventer on the main highway to HengeL Stately pines surround the area. The task of identification and reverent-- removal to a. permanent location has been one of consider- able proportions. Meticulous care has been taken in each case. Not onlv Canadian soldiers but person- nel" of the Royal Canadian Air Porce who fell over Northwest JSurope are interred in those beau- tiful final resting places. Eventually these cemeteries will be handed over to the care of the Imperial War Graves Commission, under Major J. H. Roberts. IXS.O., M.C.. a Canadian who is chief ad- ministrative officer Central Euro- pean District, IW.Cr.Ci. Under the these cemeteries, as wen as the Canadian cemetery in Sicily at Agira overlooking the battlefield ttere, and the Canadian cemetery in Italy at Ortona, not far from the scene of heavy fighting at Christmas time in 1943, will be maintained administratively and as a part of Can- ada in perpetuity. PAY TRIBUTE TO LATE MISS EDITH BOLES Friends filled Martin Bros. Funeral Parlors Wednesday after- noon when funeral services were held for the late Miss Edith Boles, teacher on the Lethbridge public schools staff for 30 years. Repre- sentatives of the School Board, teaching staffs, and the Dr. Mew- burn Chapter I.O.D.E. were among those present. Many beautiful floral tributes were in evidence and the service was taken by the Rev. H. A. Mutchmor of Southminster United Church. Following the singing favorite hvmns of ths deceased and read- ing of the 23rd nsalm, Mr. Mutch- mor spoke briefly of Miss Boles' .work in teaching children, likening 'it to the teaching of the Great Master and the children He gath- ered round him. He said her teaching genius wai like unto His and that everv child in her room dearly loved her. Mr. Mutchmor also referred to her relisiows genius I and concluded on the bright note! that this is not a time for regret] but rather one for thankfulness f that she is now with the Great j Teacher. i The remains were forwarded j Wednesday evening to Ingersoll.: Ont where burial will take place', in the family plot. Mr. and Mrs-] Lowrv of Turner Valley, cousins j of Miss Boles, were present at the i services. Presented here are two contrasting pictures. Top picture might be called "Tidy and the other "Untidy L-ethbridge." The ''snaps" drrre home the campaign for city beautificatiori launched Photo; on May Day by the Junior Chamber of Commerce.' The support of city residents, old and young, is ssked in this timely appeaL ing thac there was new life in many parishes as a result of sided there since that time. Clothing Drive Gets Clear Field clear field for Canada's second National Clothing Collection has been assured by ths Dominion gov- ernment. An order has been xsnt out that no other agency in Canada is to collect clothing m Canada for foreign relief during the period from ADnl 1 to August 1. 1946. so that everything can be forwarded to the collection, which is spon- .spred. fay the Canadian Allied Re- lief on behalf of UNRRA. msnop tiiai. i Throughout Canada there are a axjpeai out of gratitude to; large number of church, national nioneers who olaced the! The purpose of the sittings hear representations from, and other organizations which from one year's end to another have not ceased in efforts to collect FORMER RESIDENT OF VULCAN Service for Mrs. Jack (Mable Alice) Lowan. 3S, who died "Wed- nesday morning as the home of her mother, Mrs. R. E. Boss, in Calgary, following a lengthy illness, mil be held at Jacques chapel, Calgary, pj-ioav at 2'45 p-m. Rev. J. W. officiate and crezna- tion will follow in the Calgary Cre- matorium. Mrs. Lowan was born In Moscow, Idaho, and came to Vulcan 30 years ago. where she received her educa- tion. In 1931 she graduated from the General hospital, Calgary, and in 1934 married Jack Lowan. mov- ing to High. River to make her home. She had lived in Calgary for the last vear. She is survived by her husband; one son. John: her mother and father, all of Calgary; one sister, Mrs. S. J. Smithson, Victoria; two brothers, David L. Gossett. San Bemadiao, Calif-, and Fred A. Gos- sett, Calgary. Walsh: six sisters. Mrs. G. Stelter of Kuest. Sask.; Mrs. J. Koenig of 1 Monitor, Alta.; Miss Hilda. Seitz clothing for despatch to the war- torn areas in Europe and Asia. All nv -RFT 4TTVFS I hare been working with but the one OF RELATIVES. j _ n _ reUeve PATS BRIEF VISED DIAMOND CITS" (EJ-S) and Mrs. B. Miller were guests at the If. Thompson home on Sunday, motoring down from. Vulcan. oF Medicine" Sat: Mrs. J- Hema-jandMrs. man of Wells, Somerset. England; are Mrs C Rudfcin Yorkshire, Eng- land; Miss Alice Seitz of Leth- bridge. Funeral services will be held in, Southminster church on Friday at 2 pjn, the Rer. P. Halstead offi- ciating- interment will take place in the Mountain View cemetery, with Mania Bros., directors of fu- neral service- IRON SPRINGS o.. Toronto _ Air distress as possible among the starv- this movement. Bishop Hag? Bishop Ragg stressed the fact that the spiritual and financial ad- vance were one. and could not be divided. In a challenging address he stated that Anglicans through- out the Dominion and diocese would be anxious to support the appeal for reasons of gratitude. Srstly to the church in the Old Land, which laid the foundations for the daugh- ter church in Canada. The sum of S1SOOOO of the total asked for will be sent to the Mother Church in Britain to assist in rehabilitation, and to churches in Burope which' suffered under the oppressive yoke) of Nazi occupation. Secondly, the; bishop stated that we would port the appeal out those pioneers who church in Southern Alberta in the; early deys. Bishop McLean. Bishop j Finkham. and to the heroes of the north like Bishop Bompas and oth- j crs. The rural dean of Rer. Leslie L. Grant, was in the i chair- agement and labor representatives or certain labor matters including holldavs with pay and spiii. for female workers employed after midnight. The board went on to Medicine Hat from FlTMERAt, SATCKDAT Funeral services for the late Keith Barry Bielow. son. of Mr. and Mrs, Keith Biglotr of Vancouver. B.C, be conducted from Christen- sen Bros.' mortuary on Saturday. May 4. at 2 p-ES- with interment in Mountain View cemetery. YISITIXG RELATIVES DIAMOND CITY Hansa. is visiting with relatives at Dunnvffle. Ontario. homeless peoples of the coan- that were ravished by the eneinv during World War U. It is confidently believed that; these or- ganizations will continue their ef- forts during the next few weeks, and send the clothing that, they tional organization. Obituary Emmelia Schnieder, wife of a sugar factory employee at Picture Butte, died Tuesday in a city hospital at the age of 35 vears. For the past 11. years a resident of the Picture Butte district, she arrived there from Kuest, Sask-r where she and her husband. Fred, settled shortly after their mamage in 1928. Left to mourn are her husband. I Fred: two daughters, Evelyn and' Marjorv, and a son, Albert; her mother, one brother. John Seitz of POTATO GROWERS "We are burins? NETTED GEMS CARLOADS OR TRUCKLOADS Plunkett Savage Lethbridge Phone 2584 DANCE Sponsored by L. A. to the Canadian 'Legion Friday, May 3 In the Legion Hall Social evening, Dancing, Gents 35c Ladles 25c EVERYBODY WELCOME Lethbridge Y.M.C.A. FIRST ANNUAL Minstrel Show May 2, 3, 4 Y.M.C.A. GYM "Come On Down South" With the Merry Minstrels in their happy program jokes, dances and- choruses. Gather a party together or the family and-enjoy a good laugh: TICKETS Children and students: 25e Adults: 35c PROCEEDS FOR BOYS' AND GIRLS' SUMMER CAMP Sponsored by the Yonny People's So-Ed Council Repairs to All Makes of Appliances SPECIALISTS IN BEATTY HOME APPLIANCES AH work done by factory trained mechanics. "We can also get you parts for almost any make of washing' machine within a reasonable time. Prompt and efficient service guaranteed. SALES AND SERVICE PHOXE OFFICIAL BEATTY AGENT 409 FIFTH ST. S. GOOD NEWS FOR FORD OWNERS We CITI now equip your car with "Airplane Type" shock, ab- sorbers. This will give your Ford unsurpassed riding quali- ties plus maximum safety. Come in and talk it over. MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers Do Your Part In making iethbridge beautiful city Paint Up With C1L. PAINTS. VARNISHES, ENAMELS Junior Chamber of Commerce beautification campaign MAT 1st io llth. Morris Barrett BAKDWARE Values of- bnDding household etc.. harein- creased considerably. We mend that you review the am of insurance you TRACTOR TIRES 316 ELEVETTH STREET S. PHONE 2007 Trimbles for Tires 1350x28 1125x24 1275x28 1350x32 .Wants Pen Pals Australian Girl Writes for Ca- nadian Contacts Anyone desirous of conducting a correspondence with a youiic lady of 21 living in Sydney, Australia, I has a standing inviialion to do so. 1 The voting ladv ss Miss Patricia Jackson, and her address is Feltex House. 261 George Street. Sydney, South Wales, Australia. Almost, a month ago she wrote, a letter and sent it to the local postmaster, asking that it be giver.' publicity. She is ir. search of pen- friends m city and district. She explains that her chief interest is writing and that she is anxious to learn as much as she can about different countries. She goes on to say that her age is 21, and that she holds a secretarial position in Sydney. TIRES 550x16 600x16 650x16 75Oxl6 750x20 8x24 9x24 9x36 10x28 10x38 11x26 11x38 11x40 12x24 13x24 13x26 13x28 13x30 13x36 14x24 14x28 14x30 14x34 15x28 15x32 18O0x24 4OOx8 ALSO FULL STOCK OF CAR AND TRUCK TIRES AND TUBES We have the largest Vulcanizing Plant in southern Alberta, for Car, Trnck, Tractor and Earth-Mover Tires. Fast and efficient service on all recappinjr. Car, Truck and Tractor Tires. NORTH LETHBRIDGE MOTORS AND AUTO WRECKERS AUTHORIZED GOODYEAR TIRE DEALERS SEE YOUR DEALER 301-307 13th Street N. Phone 426S PLANKS and TIMBERS We have JL good stock of Rough Fir Plank and Tim- in various sizes. See us now for your require- ments of these PHONE 2384 1602 3rd Ave. S. ATLAS LUMBER CO. Ltd. I I I I I I I I I Forafl Woolens and Furs GUARANTEED AND INSURED AGAINST MOTHS, FIRE, THEFT AND LOSS STORAGE i i i i i i i i Your valued apparel is stored in con- trolled temperature vaults, built to specially -worked out details. This is not merely a "cold storage'' system where tiie inoths and eggs only stop growing 'jntli Uiey return to normal tempera- fore ana then come to Me again. Tile maiiuza process definitely kUls all moibs and eggs before the goods are stored. Many large cold storage" f inns are chaugiiig to ibis iinproTed method of better storage you should MXJ. Maiium Is perfectly harmless rn every way, and odorless, too At not more than 2% of their declared value Storage charges Inclade cleaning and pressing on aD suits, coats, sweaters, etc. CLEANERS 4MB Fifth St. S. TAILORS Next to SalvaOca FREE PICKUP OX GARMENTS FOB STORAGE DANCE-LAKE PAVILION SATURDAY MAY 4 STEVE SiN and his Royal Albertans ADMISSION: Gents 65c. 3Se. Tax included. KWSPAPLRl ;