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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MAY Odeon Circuit Plans Theatre At Lethbridge LETHBKLDGE figures in the expansion'program of the Odeon Theatre circuit in Canada but a site for the proposed Lethbridge house has not been secured. This was learned Saturcray. Odeon theatre for Calgary has been announc- ed, of 64 contemplated by the Odeon organization across Canada. Hon. J. Earl Lawspn, K.C., of Toronto, is president of the Odeon circuit, which, it is understood, is linked with powerful English theatre interests. Mr. Law- son is now in the west.. The new theatres will be modernly equipped with latest sound features and the design will be modernistic. Provision will also be made Tor television when such be- comes commercially practical. FLYING CLUB PLANS TO EXTEND ACTIVITIES THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Random -B, TU CHRIS Rhymes Leihbridge Flying club held its first banquet on Friday evening ai the Marquis, elected E. R. McPar- land a direcior of the club, laid plans for imeasifying the drive for members and heard plans lor tlie extension of the club's activities .to provide Syiag faculties for the young men in other parts of south.- wesiem Alberta. Membership of ine club at pres- ent is 69, and a good proportion of these were nresent. The club, how- ever, is anxious to add to the three Tiger Moths notr the property of the organization, a more advanced model, and to this end the drive for members be made. John P. Watson, president; of the club, -sras is the chair, and after seeing the Sim -Wings Over the members heard a num- ber of brief speeches from Wayne Duncan, the club instructor; Ales Spowden, a director; Hobert Eddie, director, who spoke on the member- ship drive; E_ G_ Long, E. H. ifc- Farland. Dr. Keys and Mr. Bet-ts of Cardston. The pro latter have recently taken oas life memberships in the club and want a Cardston section established and a landing Btrip there. Plans are under ft number of landing strips at vari- ous points In south Alberta interest in firing is keen, and one of the speakers suggested that a service to Watertoa National Park would be greatly appreciated. Ac the suggestion of one of the members it Ticas unanimously decid- P. WATSOJf ed to ask J. E. Tudhope. general manager of operations of Trans- Canada Airlines. 10 sccepc the pose of honorary vice-presicJent of the club. Mr. "Tufiiiope has had long flying experience and is greatly in- terested in the development of Sy- tBg and the training of Canadian youth in flying and aeronautics gen- erally; While developing the Trans- Canada main line he based for sev- eral years at Leihbridge and is well acquainted with, flying conditions here. PRESIDENT Truman Was preuy caie Whea he told his senate It -a-ouldnt' suit To put aside A loan t" a neighbor And switch to problems Of UJS. labor. They all were anxious About the mines Stopping production In many lines. So she president's pressure Did the trick And they passed the British loan. But quick. Lethbridge Wins Fifteen Ribbons Hose Show At the regular meeting of the Leihtoicge Saddle club recently. Russell, club president, spoke highly of the isne showing made by Leth- bridge entries at the Calgarv Horse Show., Following is the list of Sonny Somers. owned, trained and ridden bv Mrs. Majorie Novice Middle Weight Hunter. 6th arize; Novice Hunter over jumps. 5th orize; Hudson's Bay Co. Riding Horse Stake. lOtfa prize. Timothy O'Shea. owned trained and ridden by Mrs. Doris Novice Heavy Weight Hunter, 4th nrjze. Anacacbo Ruler, owned by Dr. and Mrs. D. B. Har- ness and Saddle Class, 1st prize; Five-Gained American Saddle Bred Class. 2nd prize. Just Bob. owned by Dr. J. K. Bigelow. trained by J. Craid and ridden by Mrs. Doris solation Jump, split 1st prize -srith five other horses. Highland Laddie, owner. Dr. J. K. Bigelow, trained by J. Craig and ridden by Mrs. Doris Lightweight Hunter, 2nd prize. Red Rascal, owner Dr. J. KL Bigelow. trained, by J. Craig and ridden by Mrs. Doris Seddon and Buddy pairs, 4th SPIKE JONES AND HIS FAMOUS DANCE BAND COMING TO ARENA For Mother's Day T V British War Brides Take Up Practice Of "Wiring Flowers" "Mother's ss. occasion or- iginating in the United States and now observed generally in Canada, is being introduced this vear to Englsad by British brides ia Leth- bridge and-district who have come to the Dominion from Great Bri- tain. Many of the brides, rapidly becoming Canaoianized and adopt- ing the customs of this country, are "wiring flowers" to their mothers in England enclosing special greet- ings for Mother's Day. Orders frorn these brides, corn- Taiiied. with the general orders to mark the occasion, have increased local florists' business to the largess Tolutns in the history of the city for Mothers Day. Despite a decline in wires from overseas personnel, more, wire orders have been received here than ever before by jjethbridge flor- ists. The supply of flowers for Mother's Day in local flower shops is larger than fewer before doubt -is ex-, pressed if the .supply will be suffi- cient to meet the "demand. On Fri- day there were quantities of gor- geous blooms including roses, car- nations, gardenias, iris, tulips, snap- dragons, gladoli. stocks and ane- mones among cut Sowers. Hundreds of beautiful flowering plants are ob- tainable including petunias, geran- iums, calcoiarias. cinnererias. fu- chsia, hvdrangeas and blooming rose. bashes- Popular demand has chosen car- nations as the Mother's Day cat flower while the hydrangea is the favorite among flowering plants. JUSE Bob. owner Dr. J. K. Bigelow, trained by J. Craig and ricden bv Buddy weight Hunter under 15 4th prize. Baddy Brahms was the winner of fourth arize in the Best Boy Riders class, riding Highland Laddie, owned by Dr. J. K. Bigelow. Just Bob, owned by Dr. J. K. Bigelow, trained by J. Craig, and, ridden bv Mrs. Doris Ladies' Hunter under 15 Class, 4th nrize. Fibber McGee. owned and trained bv J. Craig, Craigavon Stables, and ridden by Mrs. Doris Lightweight Hunter under 15% class, oth prize. Fibber McGee, owned and train- ee fav J. Ciaig. and ridden by Mrs. Doris Saddle Horse under class, 5th prize. Fibber McGee, owned and trained by J. Craig, and ridden by Mrs. Doris Saddle Class under 6th prize. Spanish Engineer to Visit Crow's Nest Alberta's methods of mechanical coal production might in the future result, in cheaper coal for Spain as a result of the visic to Alberta of two Spanish coal mining engi- neers. men, Carlos Gonzales- Conde. engineer of the Empress Cal- vol Sotelo, and Juan Garcia Duenas, At the Theatres Complete shows: "Kiss and Last complete show at Complete shows: "Pardon My "Life "With "Texas Last complete show at "Firebrands of "Men in Her Last complete show at "Three Men in "Bustlers of the News, mining engineer and member of the National Institute of Industry, both of Madrid, were in Calgary Friday. They were accompanied" by Vic- toria Bertrand of New York, and formerly of Honduras, who acts ss their interpreter. The party will visit Canmore and the Crow's Nest Pass mines before resuming home. WATER IN DITCHES DIAMOND went into the irrigation ditches on Thursday morning and was re- ceived by eager water-users with appreciation. Several farmers are ging to irrigate crop lands before seeding, and all are planning to be- gin irrigation immediately. Lands! are very dry following the dry, windy soring. New Hospital Building Proposal Before Board At the monthly meeting of the Gait hospital board held in the city hall Friday night a resolu- tion was passed requesting Mrs. B Kipp, supervisor of nurses at the hospital whose resignation becomes effective May 15, to continue in the same capacity until the arrival o the new matron, Miss Onna J Smith, in July. This Mrs.. Kip] agreed to do providing suitable arrangements could be made. The board apnroved the offer made by 'the Lethfaridge Ladie. Junior Chamber of Commerce a MBS. PASSES Mrs. Gertrude Anna Carr, wife of William Carr of Taber, passed away Satur- day morning at .her residence at the age of years, era! arrangements are made bv Martin Bros. Lethbridge. Hear Hartley Fowler YJVLCA. World Service Program Endorsed At Meeting In City The World Service of the Y JfJC .A. with a -work. Tbere POWs in tfce The of Many Areas In West Need Rain SPIKE JONES The first of the big American Name Band series of dances.to be held in Lethbridge, Southern Al- rerta's biggest dance event of the vear will be on Tuesday, May 21, when all good citizens are advised to nail down their windows, lock ;he cat in and keep a close look-out "or suspicious characters, for that night Spike Jones and his City Slickers are due to hit the town (and the ears) with their slightly unorthodox musical meanderings. Spike Jones with his dance band, plus the City Slickers, will play a sne night engagement in the arena. Lethbiidge, sponsored by Major Jack Ross chapter, I.O-DJE., Dr. F- E- Mewburn. O.B.E., chapter, I.O. DJE., Jane Megarry chapter. I.O. DJB. Dancing will "be from 9 p.m. to 1 ajn. The men of the Slicker group, plus their instruments, will be arm- ed with cow-bells, flit-guns, auto- the last meeting to grant a scholar- ship of annually which would be open to graduates of Gait hos- pital." The application of Dr. J. L. Allen to be placed on the active staff of the hospital was approved. A short discussion took place on the advisability of proceeding with the erection of a new hospital but no definite conclusions were arriv ed at. The chairman, J. H. Westbropk declared himself in favor of putting the matter to 3. plebiscite, Rpber Barrowroan agreed, but cautiocec against, building until the labor sit- uation improved. As soon as another new bus arrives in Lethbridge Gait hospita would be given bus service. Mayor Shackleford. told other members of the board. The secretary of the board, E. E. Dutton, told members that the hos- pital was pretty well staffed as far as numbers were concerned. Ward congestion was the main difficulty at the present time. The zation of returned men, the care of maternity cases under the govern- ment hospitalizatipn. scheme, the fact that more city people were asking for admittance, and dis- trict residents were coming from a greater distance, all this was crowd- ing the hospital, he said. Fun- j objective of was endorsedi held captive. The work 1C earned being f at a meeting of Lethbridge "Y" on Jta all areas ol board officials and key leaders j or nationality. ___ a luncheon meeting in the Marquis i LooMcg over ifle -srerM scene, Mr. fco'el Friday Hartley Fowler of Fowler reoorted sffuntt of toe ssate- the National Council. "Toronto, de-imems made by eminent world scribed this Canada-United States 1 authorities as Atlantic City. It Joint appeal as it was announced i revealed that Hussis has the largess at the recent world conference of 1 uranium deposits ia tHe -world; the YJkLCJV. at Atlantic City f Japan people sincerely appre- i said the Canadian quota had not eiate the liberation that has been i been set. Dr. Hugh Arnold, oresi- bwwglio to her; tha.s Russia has Jdent of the local Y-iLC-A. Board, i swung w intense saaopaJjsm aad in the chair. thioJis the waole world is agaiass Mr Fowler, in an address thai ker; that the "-Job of revealed the reviving work of -Jie' and other like agencies -Y" in all parts of the world, said is to help create a beiser auder- thai among other services being stacdisg in all couoiries, 3Bcludusc j Russia. j The work of ifee is reopenirss in Japan, its program in Chica Is re-established as is is in tbe PhUippine Island despite the whole- sale destrjction there of "Y" buUd- ings. la Manila alone 15 of the 118 Y.M.C.A. buildings were either destroyed or damaged. Mr. Fowler I. "The spiri; in that country inspiring as the people turn to District. Horticultural Societv will. las. .task :fcey have set ap-the lUthern Alberta. fOr the final meeting of :he season.' of the PmUppines the firs> Dry. windy weather is reported present as a special fea-ure D Cnnsuan uemocracy m she hi SasStatchewan and Alberta, how- Hargrave of Brooks Horticultural t ilr- declared. ever, and large sections of all Uiree Station, who will cJscuss the ques- tion. "What Does the Future Hold for Horticulture in In addition, one hundred slides ob- continued rs the prisoner of war With substantial headway being made in the past ia she sow- ing of all grains, wheat seeding in the prairie provinces is consider- j __ _ t. ably in advance .of last year over HarjfTave 1O the same period and is neanng completion in Manitoba, according j norOCUitWal GfOUD to the weeSity crop report issued i r by the agricultural department of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Good progress in seeding of sugar beets is also reported in Manitoba and southern Alberta. Mocday. May 13, at pjn. in the Y.M.C.A.. the Lethbridge ar.d provinces feel the need for rain. In Manitoba an estimated 87 per cent of wheat, seeding is completed, compared to 2 to 50 per cent at the same time last year. In Sas- katchewan wheat seeding is 57 per cent finished, compared to 12 per cent last year; and in Alberta the figure is 58 per cent, against 18 per cent last year. Mrs. Steve Chorrfeiky To Be Buried Here mobile horns, washboards and police i whistles, and will present tome of! heir most famous numbers, popu-' arized on recordings, such as "Cock-; tails for "Leave the Dishes in the Sink." 'Red Wing." 'Clink, and "Holiday for Strings." Originally just a group of bored dance musicians out strictly for 5ir own amusement the City Slickers made zany home-recordings for the edification of their friends, but fame sought then out and to- day theatres and night-spots across the continent, fight for the privilege of presenting their ear-splitting antics to wildly enthusiastic audi- ences. It may come as a disillusion- ment to some but they can and do play sweet music too, along with the best of them. Tickets for the appearance of this uniquely different dance-band on Tuesday. May 21 are on sale now at Brown's Musical Supplies. tained from she Holland Bulb Gar- dens of Toronto, about half of which are views bulb growing in Holland, will be shoira. All are in- vited to attend this meeting. (Rose) Chomlesky. 29. Yiday morning at i the Keith" Sanatorium at Calgary following a long illness. The body is being forwarded to Lethbridge for service and interment. Mrs. Cbornleskv was bom afc Sun- land. Alta.. and had lived in Ed- monton, before going to the sana- torium seven years ago. She is survived by her husband In Edmonton: two sons. Orest. in Lethbridge. and Robert in Edmon- ton: four sisters. Mrs. A. Vaselenak. Lethbridge: Mrs. Fred Komenchuk. Lethbridge: Mrs. Alec Tkatchuk. Andrew, and Mrs. Doris Zahary in Ontario; five brothers. George Dan- luk, in Oregon: William. Alder Grove. RC.; Michael. Edmonton: Steve in Ontario and Alec, Prince George. B.C. PEACEABLE SHARKS Many species of sharks do not- attack human beings. TYPEWRITER NEWS We suggest you enquire about our Service Contract. Our Service man will keSp your machines in running condition. Get a Ribbon and Carbon Cpupon Book and save 235e. Commercial Printers and Office Outfitters Ltd. International ENGINE A complete used motor out of a 1941 KSS LH.C. truck. An ideal engtcc ror a power plant or to replace another truck engine. MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers NOW IS THE TIME TO DECLARE WAR ON WEEDS Does the trick 25c to pkgs. Morris Barrett HARDWARE Va'nes of bonding: properties, household effects, ett. hare in- creased considerably. We recom- mend that you rcTitnr the amount of insurance you ate carrying. Be Wise-Insure With GUARANTEED VULCANIZING All sizes of Tires and Belt Splicing Trimbles for Tires 316 Eleventh St. S. Phone 3007 st. s. Mwne 29W o DIES AT RAYMOND Have you had any lost Weekends Lately? Are vou such a heavy drinker that your home and business life is "collapsing around you? Do you want to quit drinking completely? If you do. you can be cured, by writing Alcoholics Anonymous BOX 459 LEOTBRIDGE I E. C. Cranstoun E. Cranstoun, F.A.E., F.CB.A. f E. C. CRANSTOUN SON AUDITORS and ACCOUNTANTS INCOME TAX SPECIALISTS 7, Rylands' Block, Lethbridge. f hones: Office 4135 House 3MS IRONSIDE PARK LTD. MOTH PROOF CLEAN INC PHONE 4141 Eke' Ehlert. 51, passed away Friday night at the local hospital. She is survived by her husband, T. Ehlert. six children, her aged mother. Mrs. Mendelko-s- of Ma- grath; a brother. William Mendalkow. Magrath; sis- ter, Gertrude Dagiow at Kipp; and another sisler, Emma Mancelko. in Cali- fornia. The funeral will be held Monday at 2 pjn. from the state tabernacle. A OPEN SUNDAY 7 to 9 p.m. MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331-51b St. 5. Phone 2203 St. N. Phone 3443 We can sell that house for you. lowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate, Rentals EXPERT RADIO REPAIRS Prompt, expert work by first class radio technician using: the latest and roost efficient testing equipment. Our Prices Are Reasonable WE CALL FOR AN'D DELIVER PHONE 278" FREMSTAD'S RADIO SERVICE 9 Lafferty Block The Lethbridge Sand and Gravel Co. offers you at very reasonable ished Sand and Gravel for Concrete, Roads, Asphalt, Stucco, Roofing, Etc. The beit the cheapest. Phone 3610. Prompt delivery. Managing Small Estates British Canadian Trust Company invites ap- pointments as Executor of small estates. Our success in dealing with them is evident- ed by the increasing number which come to us for administration. Actually, fifty-two per cent, of all the estates in our charge are less than No matter what size j'our estate may be, it will receive the same expert, careful at- tention so that the results which you wish to accomplish will be carried out. British Canadian Trust Company H. D. ROOD, Manager. LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA PLANNING TO BUILD BASEMENTS EXCAVATED IN ONE DAY SIDES TRIMMED AND ALL EARTH MOVED AWAY FOR PROMPT SERVICE PHONE 3610 O'SULLIVAN CONSTRUCTION You Can Build This Home Now No Delay No Waste Economical A complete house promptly shipped in one carload from Vancouver, including windows, doors, flooring, shingles, everything. All pre- cui, fitted, bundled and plainly marked, ready to assemble. Similar to illustration above or several other p'ans to choose from. Can be easily erected by the average man in a few spare time. Write, phone or can in at Alberta Lumber Products Co. 2018 Second Ave. South Phone 2618 CEDAR SHINGLES Hand-split Cedar (Shakes) Shingles, 18" long-, edge grain. They make an attractive rustic appearance for walls and roofs. Price, per bundle ATLAS LUMBER COMPANY LTD. 1602 3rd Ave. South The Healthful Habit DRINK MILK DAILY In our modern dairy, under scientifically controlled conditions by trained workmen your milk is bottled with the utmost care- Our cap on the bottle is your guarantee of purity and sanitation that cannot be ex- celled. Order from us now and get that rich, creamy milk that adds and health to your table whenever served. PURITY DAIRY S16 FIFTH AVENUE S. PHONE 4124 IN FW SPA PERI NFWSPAPF.R! ;