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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jerry A. E. CROSS For Custom Framing PHONE 327-2673 The Lethlnidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, May 5, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 18 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE 'Want Same Treatment As Other Civic Employees' BEREAVED MOTHER-Mrs. Isabelle Howorth .representing all Canadian mothers who lost sons in the Second World War, places tulips at the Lethbridge cenotaph during Dutch Canadian services Monday marking the liberation, of Holland in May, 1945. Dutch Underground Work Retold At Special Service "When Rotterdam fell in 1940, Queen Wilhemina decided the Dutch people must work for Rev. F. P. Yerhagen, former member of the Dutch resistance movement recalled at the memorial service held last night in Southminster Church. The occasion was part of the Dutch-Canadian services being held throughout Canada com- memorating the 25th anniver- sary of the liberation of Hol- land on May 4, 1945. "For five years we fought the Germans by working in the un- derground, by providing hiding places for allied servicemen, supplying them with necessary food clothing and whatever else they needed to get back to where they could resume the fight." Jury Says Drowning Victim May Have Had Faint Spell A coroner's jury Monday ruled the Marc'n 2 death of nine-year-old Cindy Sansaver of Lethbridge was caused by as- phyxiation- due to aspiration of oxygen (drowning) and she might have suffered a fainting spell just prior to the accident. The jury also recommended a lifeguard occupy the life guard's chair while all school swim classes are in progress. A lifeguard was not in the chair on the day of the acci- dent. The girl died following an accident while swimming dur- ing a swim class at the Civic Sports Centre pool in Leth- bridge. The crown called 17 witness- es i n c 1 u d i n g six of Cindy's roommates who attended the same swim class. Cindy was considered to be a good swimmer by her room- mates but she had a brief his- tory of epilepsy and had suffer- ed a convulsion when she was CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. foUCK DENTAL IAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG, Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2822_____ MAY SHOPPING MOTHER'S DAY Sunday, May 10th CARDS AND GIFTS BRIDAL CHAPEL Time For June Bride.1: ANNOUNCEMENTS INVITATIONS REPLY CARDS ETC. Call in and see our wide selection GRADUATION MOGRAMS-CARDS-GIFTS PEN OFFER with each 2 gross assorted get and ATTACHE CASE FREE BOOKS For reading and office and farm account books of all kinds. THURSDAY NIGHT SHOPPING the Southern Habit" In the 7th St. Shopping Mall PHONE 328-2301 six years old. This led the jury to believe she might have faint- ed just prior to her drowning. There were 40 children in Cindy's swim class which was supervised by three qualified swimming instructors, who are also lifeguards, and one teach- er. Cindy, was a grade four stu- dent at St. Mary's school. Rev. Verhagen said that life was very hard for the Dutch during the years of German oc- cupation. "There were over 200.000 peo- ple in' Holland who were under- fed and lacked decent clothing. But a great cross-section of people of all races and denom- inations joined in a united ef- fort to help the allies anyway we could. But there was alway: the awful fear that we would get caught." As a young priest, at that time, Father Verhagen worked with other young people in Die resistance movement. "My two closest friends were caught by the Secret Service of the German army and murder- ed in April 1944." "You will never know how beautiful the day was when fi- nally the day of liberation came, when the sky was filled as if with snowballs, with white parachutes of troopers of Can- ada who came to liberate us. We weren't sure what was hap- pening, we only we were on the road to freedom at last." Permit Values Down The value of building permits in Letbbridge .for April 1970 was down almost million from in April 1969. This was due mostly to the White Heather Is Sold Out Tickets have been sold out for the White Heather Concert tonight, to start at 8 at the Capitol Theatre. The concert, starring singer-composer Andy Stewart, and five other Scottish entertainers, is being sponsored by the Scots Committee of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. R. AKROYD PLUMBING-HEATING A GASFITTING LTD. 2634 21st Ave. S. For New Installations and Alterations PHONE 328-2106 FREE ESTIMATES lack of school building and apartment building permits in 1970. In 1969, school construction accounted for and apartments while in 1970 schools brought only and apartments only On the plus side for 1970, church permits rose to from in 1969. Permits for monicipality and government buildings rose in 1970 by and hospital additions rose Embargo Lifted Local residents may now mail parcels to Montreal, ac- cording to information received from postal officials today. The embargo hitherto in effect was lifted on parcels to and from Montreal as of midnight Mon- day. Garage Fire Extensive damage was incur- red when a garage at the resi- dence of Percy Byam, 1518 43rd St. S., caught fire at p.m. Monday. It't Time To Viii! Us for Beautiful Gifts Clairol Kindness Sell 1AQC 9701 Hair Setter or Swing Setter 1.7 J and