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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY 'Major Point" DYMENT STRESSES IMPORTANCE THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEV8N Plan Proposed Armories OF LETHBR1DGE IN T.CA SYSTEM Here Impresses Citizens 4. 4. 4, 'Hopes" To See Construction Soon Random -m Rhymes CASUAI. Lethbridfe will fee UM stop- pins point for three the types of aircraft planned for future use on Airlines routes, J. T. Drment, director engineering 'or the airlines, declared when he ad- dressed members of the JLeth- bridge Board of Trade at their regular luncheon meeting in the Marquis Hotel on Wednesday. Speakin; of the third largest of aircraft planned for use, a four-engined plane for main- line express service, he said that the craft would "just stop at major points not neces- sarily points of large popula- tion, but important points on the airlines route. Lethhridge will be just inch a stop." The airlines official said that due to the fact that she system was only established prior to the war. with, the shortage of equipment and personnel fcllwisg immediately upon the outbreak of hostilities, it had been impassible to give to the public all of the services "A'hich officials of the company had wished. that the fighting Is finished, he said, engineering departments are advancing plans to remove de- ficiencies that have existed in the sen ice. They are planning to en- able uasseagers to arrive to and from "their destinations faster: to travel with a greater degree of safety; to be more r-laxed at the end of their trips, and to have the advantage of reduced rates. Air Travel Safe Referring to the safety of air travel. Mr. Pjrment stated that it was the only factor thai had not been reduced during the v.-ar. It is twice as safe to travel in an air- lines plane than to rice in an ordi- nary passenger automobile, he said. Officials want to have enough nlanes in service to assure that on the average only 60 per cent, of the seats will be taken. This wiU do away with the need for reserva- i tions, esceas at such times as Christmas. "The engineer said that I he hoped to see airline fares re- duced to 3Vi cents a mile. That would mean that it. would be pos- sible to make the round trip from Lethbricge to England and back again for He said he expect- ed to see such rates brought in within the next three years." Is is planned to use four differ- ent types of planes on the airline, he said. The first, or smallest, will be a two-engined feeder line craft carrying from 10 to 14 passengers. The" next largest, twice as large as the first, would also have twin, engines, and would carry a load of between 30 and 40 passengers. These planes would stop at all points along the airline routs. The third largest type, which ilr. Dvment said would also ston in Lethbridge, would be about twice as big as the second twin-engined craft. It would have four motors and would carry between 60 and 70 ment is now available, and humidi- j ty control will be a feature oi the latest ventilating systetas. Improved de-icing methods lor clearing the leading edges of the wrings and fins mil be installed. Reverse-thrust propellers will permit or quicker stoos on runways, a feature which will be particularly valuable under icy conditions. Mr. Dvaaeni said he did not ex- pect that the nosse Question would be unproved until turbin-type or jet-propelled aircraft came into use. Tremendous improvements in safeiy from fire have been develop- ed since tne beginning of Use war, and all these improvements be incorporated in the peace-time air- craft. Even greater improvements will be effected in the turbine air- craft in the matter of safety from fire, as the fuel of these planes is cot so combustible. In the field of radio other wcn- derfui improvements have been made, the T.C.A. official said. Ultra-high frequencies are employ- ed which work above and beyond all static. Radar equipment will also be put to use as soon as fur- ther developments bring about a reduction of weishi which will enable the machines to be earned aboard the commercial craft. Other improvements which will shortiv be incorporated, in the air- Uce aircraft include aa absolute altimeter which gives the actual altiiude of the plane above the ground, and compasses which are not affected by instruments in thf plane. Everything possible is be- ing done to improve the comfort, of both tbe passengers and the pilot. Jet Planes Xext Mr. Dymens, told board members that the propeller- little 1 Were sitting: in the sun On a bright afternoon With the "sork all doae. Suddenly a voice Was heard to say Another fcCack blizzard Was on the vay. Plans of the elaborate ar-d modern new armories which ill be constructed on four city blocks east of St. Michael's hos- pital "shortly" by the Domin- ion department of national de- fence were displayed to a group of Letbbridse citizens at a pub- lie meeting in the Marquis betel on Wednesday evening. CoL E. T. Snow of Calgary, commanding officer of Military District No. 13. was a speaker at the He emphasized that the new armories will be open to the use of all eiric or- ganizations regularly. Government proposals for the armories project here came as most happy surprise to those at- tendins. No sombre structure is bridge arsaories would be started; planned but rather bright, mod- j j ern two-storey buUdiag which will i The officer explained that saany cover a large area. It will jjouse j Canadian army units oatram- I a theatre, bowling alley, shooting j tae outbreak: of the Second gallery in addition 10 normal area-1 Greas War. With his own j orv facilities for storage of jjjuj ?oae action as fsr as! and other equipment, ilessrooins j somice despite me faes have been sfl aside and even ladies' 3 the men were totally unfamiliar: "powder rooms" haie not been for- wi'.zi iheir own weapons. "France collapsed, we to withdraw :o j Oee we Then there were wo Hardly believing This boii from the blue. The next had blankets Hung on the line And took them to shelter, Though it was fir.e. gotten. Hopes For Early Start CcL Snow explained that the England and it was a Godsend that( we had three years w prepare and train before we wens rnio action j he said. j Canadian government is de- that such a can" The last Wen; on tJie ran, To close all the Ansi then there were none. MOSHER CALLS ON LABOR UNIONS TO BACK CLOTHING COLLECTION A can to all members of trade I great deal o? planning la uruons and thesr fanuhes to get, the preliminary stages of the com- j behind the forthconiiEg Jfational j ing campaign and members of Clothing Collection organized by j Canadtan Congress of Labor unions 1 Canadian Allied Kelief on behalf I and their will f wori 1 of XJJSJi.R-A- is made by A. R. I on committees and do whatever 1 Mosher. president of the Canadian I is required In preliminary j Congress of Labor. stages, to see that the National I In a letter to William if. Birks, 1 Clothing Collection thte year an. national chairman of the campasgn' even greater success than t which will take place from June 17 held last year. to June 29 inclusive. Mr. Mosher j "The workers of Canada aommed says that he realizes there is a their fuii share in the National Clothing Collection drive which, soole place last writes Mr. Mosher, "and I am sore that they are ready again to go through tfaeir clothes cupboards, and avail- able for the National Clothing Col- lection everything they can spare. "The need of the people of 2a- rope for clothing staggers imagina- GERMAN P.O.W. FARM LABOR NOW AVAILABLE j promised and she reserve army mushroom in size. Good uniforms. J good pay. good instructors and good equipment will be supplied con- j stanJy and the onus -viil then be J on cieri between ages of McCoU-FYonienac and Union Oil and 45 to turn out and undergo Company, operating in the Pinhorn Second Well In Pinhorn Spotted Jok McColl Gets "Mention" With the experience gained last year, the response of the r. people should be greater Formerly a staff sergeattt with the headquarters staff of the 5th Canadian army division, John Me- iiiai. osvyK Coll of 5i5 t9ih street, north, re- i ever. "and I have no hesitation, m cently was mentioned in despatches assuring the Canadian Allied Be- -in recognition oi gallant and dis- i jjef o- -x-holehearted and ges- tinguished Sow eaipioyed j co-operation of sverj- ai liie local meteorsSoslcal station ,n tvoe planes have practically reach- ed their maximum in the matter of speed. Until turbine-type planes cbnie into general use there will be passengers The largest type aircraft, also German prisoner of war labor is now available-io farmers in the Lethbridse district on the convoy system, according to an announcement made to The Herald today by CoL E. S. Doughty, official In charge of prisoner ft war labor projects In Alberta for the federal de- partment of labor. Plans to establish hostels which wiU be used as manpower pools in var'ous districts are bems sdvancec but r.o definite for their open- ing has been set. R. D. Sterling of Caigary has been appointed labor supervisor in charge of the local office for pris- oner of war labor projects. Ii is understood that, between 1500 and J.703 German prisoners The prisoners of war may be ob- will be made available to southern ur.ed for farm work from the' Alberta farmers this year, many _of tamed Tjethbricge prisoner military training. "The best, memorial thai could be built to fallen dead of :he Sec- ond Great War is a -Acli-tramed reserve army to guard against, fu- ture aggression." he concluded- The meeting was presided over by Major A. Shacklelord who field, in the far ti? of Al- at the local meteorological station Mr McColl returr.ed from oierseasj last service Italy. France and Holland. A clerk in divisional headquarters while in Italy it was his privilege to work with Genera! Hoffmeister. worker in this -srorthy he was Terr ap- January after five years of of practical en'denee e which took aim to Snglanc. co-operation and expressed the ways in close touch with his men and went up Co the front lines al- well. IE will be put down in 16 of 29-1-9-W4. Svc relies west and a Jiule south of the No. 1 test, which failed to get commercial production. Montana Deep Test Montana's arss and deepest test stressed the co-operation of the', of the western structures, drilled by city of Lechbridge with the military the Carter acd Phillip-; companies on the Bl-ickfees Reserve, east of. Glacier Park, got sulohur water at Groningea. Eohand. hope that every organization, labor. church, welfare and others, -veil! enrol their memoers under the same banner of service, and immed- iately get busy making plain that are necessary In order to en- sure that every family in Canada have the opportunity to con- in arsnory development here. Militia. FUas general talks with his subordinate of-. morrt toi a park engineering company hght aide detachment Plans csilteTiSSnteitton of of tte MMrson at Seld arailerj- Kgiment. a field ree' aCli..r-.c Journai x's. er.giaeenng company and jt, iSth Montana and bv making arrangements with Col- J from fores His fatter. Officer X. Me- j J.N.. served for five years' the war and was on such as the battleship York and the cr-user Xor- this year i MacLeod and Pincl Manitoba "and! equipment for the c various units was ore Creek. Pull. of the! by sumption them feasible for commercial oper- ation. In addition there are several j problems due to the tremendous; heat generated by combustion of j gases in the engine. These prob- lems must be solved before the planes Kill be used by the airlines. Good progress is being made, he said. I Progress mace by the Germans hi the latter stages of the war with rocket machines indicates that air- craft using that source of power are on the wav, Mr. Dvmenc stated, although he did not hold forth any hopes that such craft would be operating hi the near future. Mission In Support Of Anglican Advance Appeal Is Concluded God is not a glorified department i of the dean's sermon during which ore where you get what you he pointed put that Christianity is _ for the asking. Dean F. H. Smye, B-A.. DJJ-, rmssioner from Calgary, stated at the concluding service of the four-day Diamond Jubilee mis- He said that the Germans had sion at st. Augustin's church laid plans for a combination jet- Wednesday evening in connection rocket craft which was to have been AnglicanAdvance Move- able to carry a 25-ton warhead Despite unpleasant weather. from Germany to about 40 minutes. New York m j R.AJ1. bomber attacks on toe Nazi experimental station, where the work was being carried on resulted in the death, pi most of the scientists involved in the work and the permanent 1- ing of the operation of the station. E. B. MacFarland introduced the speaker, and at the conclusion of his address a motion of thanks was four-engined, would be for the transoceanic and transcontinental trade, stopping only st the large population centres. Pre-War Desicps _____________ Planes in use on airlines durinz moved by George Rice, K C. the next three or four years will be I largely based on pre-war designs, although they will embody ad- vances made during the war years, Mr. Dvment said. The radical new designs devel- oped during the war will not reach the stage of airline operation for from eight to ten years, he said, pointing out that it would take that length of time for all the "bugs" to be ironed out and for the planes to reach the degree of reliability demanded by the airlines. Many fine advances will be in- corporated in the interior of the aircraft, however, he saic. Cabins will be pressurized, so that the air pressure" inside them will remain -he same as that at ground level, resardless of the altitude to which the plane flies. This will obviate the necessity of feeding oxygen, and will do much to eliminate heating problems, as any leaks that may develop will be towards the outside, and not cold air leaks com- ing in- In addition, better heating equip- a. wav of living but to many remains only" an ideal. It is stupid for people to think they can. live unto themselves alone and a cor- porate sense is necessary. A Chris- tian is only a Christian, when he has love in" his hear; for all man- God looks on the individual, and other training. j The oScer also assured the sath- ering that a complete Bailey bridge will be brought to the city a; inter- j vais so that local sappers could' train with tiiis modem equipment. Plans for the armories were ouc- lined by Captain A. B. Stewart, permanent artillery training officer stationed at Ijethbridge. Both archi- tects drawings and detailed blue- i prints were inspected. i Citizens' Committee i Proposals for forming a citizens" committee for development of the _______ reserve fores here were discussed! kind. True love is looking on others j at length. Lt--CoI. George S. Brown. been a wonderful piece of luck if t drilled to this depth, had been "it" o-.erthrustmg in i BAXK CLEARINGS UF This week Last year.......... large congregation was present, as God looss on trie moiviauai. i "I am the wav." was the theme Thas is true fellowship Sacrament, "I am the was the theme is God's condescension to man. a j "Y" MINSTREL SHOW CAST MEMBERS FETED May Appoint Life Members Life members may now be ap- pointed to the Lethbridge Board of Trade as s. result of a resolution songs from the script of the pro- duction, helped 10 give added zest to the good food prepared and served by several members of the So-Ed club. Miss Marjory Rannard. president of the TJM.C-A. Young People's passed at the regular monthly j Council, presided graciously, intro- At the Theatres Complete showst "Kiss and "An Angel Comes to "Jungle Last complete show at "The Keys of the ff30: "itiss is LTCC s condescension to iudii. A time when man is nearest to God j and is a part of the way of life, i Prayer is union with God when j man opens his thoughts to E.im i and receives direction but must, not i exoect to obtain things in. toe sarae wav as if he were purchasing in a i The gay troupers spirit was eeoarnneiital store. If more people j uppermost; at the So-Ec banccst, Gcd through there 1 that was held Wednesday evenoog would-be fewer peopls" in hospitals i------- at the Y-iLC-A- honoring the cast asylums, the dean said, urging' assistant manager of the St. Mary- River Development hers, was i chairman of the comniittee Chas. Bryant, president of the Board of Trade as vice- and Captain A. B. Stew- and .ome.'s o of the minstrel show and strength- ening the bonds of association gam- ed through several weeks of hearsaL Impromptu jokes and uncheon meeting held in the Mar- quis hotel "Wednesday. Presented as a notice of motion, at the Apnl meeting of the organization, it was unanimously endorsed at the last meeting. This year the number oi ap- pointments to be made will be left ;o the discretion of the Board of Trade council, but in the future ife member appointments will bs imited to twq'per year. They will be based on the length and value of the appointee's ser- vice to Lethbridge and district. In- dividuals considered need not be a member of the board at the tune of their appointment. Jake a BEAUTY BATH with PKN'ATJD'S APPLE BLOSSOM BATH MEAL makes any land of water soft as silk leaves you re- freshed and fragrant. 1.25 T'i DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205 4H )3th Si. N- Phone 3-fiS Soon be time to thinking of HAIL INSUR- ANCE. Bowman Agency Insurance. Real Estate. Rentals Escape Through Bedroom Window During Blaze Fanned by a wind of gale force, flames swept through the five- roomed frame house of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bemr.e, situated half a mile north of the C-P.R. round- house on Thursday. The occupants were driven from the house in the early hours of tne morning, escap- ing unharmed through their bed- room window. I Extent of the loss, or whether or not insurance was earned on the building, could not be ascertained by the Herald Thursday. "The local fire department was called to the blaze at 1.03 ajn.. and upon their arrival they found j the building ouming like a great bonfire. Hose was put down to the 'hydrant some 400 feet awaj. bui the flames could r.ot be subdued before the fire claimed the entire building and its contents. j Mr. and Mrs. Bemne were taken to an hotel. The house was somewhat of a landmark m the city. It was bailt j m connection with ine oil rtfir.ery i j plant mani? years ago. The fire tmeade was also called 1 out. Wednesday afternoon, during the dust storax to extinguish a rub- bash fire burning at the Capitol theatre parking lot on Fjfth Street j South. No damage was caused. i South Albertans i I To Get Degrees The following students from Southern Alberta ar.d southeastern British Columbia were recommend- ed for degrees at the University of Alberta today: Bachelor of Ellen i Sheasby, RedcWf. i j Bachelor of Household Economics Isobel BlaCK, Taoer; Dons Ada Eiford, Foremost. Bachelor of Fred Blumell, Magrath; Edgar Vivian Elford, Taber; ar.d Dorothy Eleanor Dinning, formerly of Lethbridge but new of Calgary; Lawrence Joseph Filippelh. Trail; John Stepa- nelli, Jean MacLean. Fincher Creek; Donald Leslie Rees, Eellevue; Albert Shaw, Youngs- I town. ducmg guests and speakers. E. C. Cameron, general secretary, and Mrs. Cameron, were guests of honor along with Mr. and Mrs. P. Cull and Morton Browne. Mrs. Browne being unable to attend ow- ing to the high wind. Paying tri- bute to the fine work of5 Mrs. Cull and Mr. Browne who co-operated m training the chorus, Mr. Cameron reported that proceeds from, the "Y" production had been very gratifying and congratulated the company on having accomplished something worthwhile. He suggest- j ed that the minstrel show be made j an annual feature on the So-Ed j program. Solos, recitations ana community singing rounded out a social eve- ning that was climaxed when the weekly So-Ed dance took to the I floor. the congregation to seek God in making decisions and get a right perspective. The Christian way of life is a hard, heroic way of living but Is I the only way that leads to God, Dean Smye concluded. GIVE A BOOK OF FAMOUS PLAYERS TKKHS RADIO SERVICE Prompt and conrteons ser- vice from a. wen-equipped shop at a. reasonable price. ITO. BEAUTIFY YOUR HOUSE and YARD Make Lethbridge Shine Support the Junior Chamber of Commerce City Beautification Campaign GOOD NEWS FOR FORD OWNERS We can 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 HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW Revere-Ware Stainless with copper Morris Barrett HARDWARE Values of building- properties, household effects. etc_ bare in- creased considerably. We mend that yon review the ammmt of insurance you are carrrinj. Be Wise-Insure With Ivei GUARANTEED VULCANIZING All sizes of Tires and Belt Splicing Trimbles for Tires 3U Eleventh St. S. Phone 3907 Bonuses lursd Clipper Captains to race precious cargoes of China Tea to London. In the great Tea Race of 1S66. the winner docked just twenty minutes ahead of his nearest rival. _ 1886 60th 1946 Anniversary Banquet St. Augustin's Church Marquis Hotel, Monday, May 13 AT 6.30 P.M. Guest Speaker THE LORD BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE MUSICAL PROGRAM Please obtain your tickets by 6 p.m. Friday, May 10th Seating capacity is limited Tickets for sale by ail members of the Jnbilee Committee or McCready's Ltd. and E. S. Jackson, Sherlock Building. 75c- tea started folks fi> fatting WINDOWS and SASH We can supply your requirements in cellar sash and barn stocks of stand- ard sizes on hand. Order your requirements to- day. PROVE 23S4 AllAS lUMBER COMPANY ITD. 1602 THIRD AVE. SOUTH Such talk at tea time, -when the tea is Canterbury! For today Canterbury brings the tradition of ane tea right to your table. Talk about flavor and t- bouquet about hearty goodness and thrift! So. folks talk and Canterbury pleases, everybody. Notice the rigid to open, handier to use. sturdy inncrhning to help keep out flat or in. Also in tea bags. ANCE Lake Pavilion SAT. NIGHT 9 to 12 and every Saturday Night STEVE SMEREK AND THE ROYAL ALBERTANS Admission: Gents 65c, Ladies 35c Lunch Counter and Soda Fountain Service Available Canterbury Featured at SAFEWAY STORES.. LIMITED Nothing But the Best We can't do all the work but we can do the best. Come in and make us prove it. GENERAL FARM MACHINE REPAIRS PLOW SHEARS AND CULTIVATOR SHOVELS SHARPENED DISC SHARPENING ORNAMENTAL IRON WORK We will make and instal step railings, ?aics, porch pillars etc, according to yonr requirements, lime save money let os do the job. BLACKSMITHING WELDING PHONE 4528 Bring BS your work prices are right. G. A. BELL 317 FOURTH ST. S. ;