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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Ihursdoy, May 14, 1970 HARRY CHAPMAN 21-Bed Mental Ward Planned For Hospital -BL Plons have been drawn up for a 2l-bed, in-patient service ward, for psychiatric patients, on the thrid floor of the Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital. The plans will now be sub- mitted to the provincial depart- ment i.l health for approval. CP Rail Crews Book Off Work About 160 CP Rail workers in the Lethbridge division are off today in what was tann- ed by t-ne'CP Rail official as a walk off in symphathy with the current B.C. rail strike. J. H. Geddis, CP Hail super- tetident in Lethbridge, said, "All regular engine crews are booked off in the Lethbridge sub division, and about 90 per cent of the train crews, (con- Good Weather Is Forecast Although the weather office is reluctant to make any prom- ises, the long weekend could well prove to be pleasant with lots of sunshine for gardening, golfing, and taking in some of the activities around town. Today will be sunny with cloudy periods and a high around 60. Friday will be sunny and wanner with light winds, and a high of 65. Saturday may be partly cloudy with a risk of scattered showers, but con- tinuing in a warming trend. 45-Year Service CP Rail Chief Clerk Retires By MARGARET LUCKHUUST Herald Staff Writer The chief clerk of the Leth- bridge division of CP Rail, Harry Chapman, retires Fri- day, after 45 years with the railway company. "I have enjoyed my years with CP Rail, but I'm looking forward to my retirement. I'm going to do some fishing and gardening and perhaps even a little travelling. I don't think I'D be bored for one he said in an interview Wed- nesday. "I started with the railway en May 15, 1925 as a junior clerk in the superintendent's of- fice, doing joe-jobs. A year la- ter I transferred to the freight office on 13th Street North where, over the years, I moved up through various desks to SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS S120 AND UP Phone 328-2176 become chief clerk, in 1950. In 1961 the offices were moved down to the present lo- cation to become the carload freight office. In 1962 these ol- fices were integrated with the yard office, and in 1965, with closure of agencies of the Leth- bridge division, we then be- came the Customer Service Centre. Mr. Chapman is a long-time Lethbridge resident, having come to the city in 1912 when his father came out from Eng- land to work at the Lethbridge Iron Works. "I went to public and high schools here, and following graduation had ambitions of be- coming a Mr. Chapman explained, "but I wouldn't settle down, and after a year or so, had to get out and find myself a job. "I don't know what direction my life would have taken had I become a pharmacist, but I think I would have chosen to stay in Lethbridge, my wife and I love this place." Mr. Chapman is a Past Mas- ter in York Lodge No. 119 in SPRING UNIFORM SALE All standard size uniforms for nurses, hairdressers, waitresses, etc. 10% to 20% off JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 405 5th STREET S. {UPSTAIRS) PHONE 328-3631 the Masonic order. He is past president of the Local Order of Brotherhood of Railway Clerks and also a member of St. Aug- ustine's Anglican Church. Mr. Chapman has one sen Ronald, a chartered account- ant with Young, Parkyn ar.d McNab, a step son Blair MeNabb in Edmonton, and a step daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Thorn, Surrey, B.C. Following retirement Mr. and Mrs. Chapman plan to stay in Lethbridge. 260 Samples Of Detergent About 260 sample boxes of the detergent Arctic Power have been collected by Pollu- tion Control-Southern Alberta and the Lethbridge Consumers' Association. The two groups are collecting the high phosphate detergent in protest against both its pollu- tion qualities and the method of unsolicited distribution used. Each 20-ounce sample con- tains about half a pound of pure phosphate, which flows through city sewage treatment plant and directly into the Old- man River. The samples are to be ship, ped collect to the Arctic Power manufacturers, Colgate-Palmol- ive Ltd., of Toronto. The post office has told PC- SA it will accept the shipment in packages of .25 pounds (20 boxes) each, costing to send to Toronto. Colgate-Pal- molive Ltd. is legally bound to accept the shipment and pay postage, since the detergent iamples were unsolicited. For True Summer Driving Comfort Install JUIORILASRP IN YOUR CAR NOW! AVAILABLE FOR ANY MAKE OF CAR OR TRUCK-INCLUDING IMPORTS MODEL AC220 FOR 1969-70 FORDS, PLYMOUTH5, DODGES, CARMARO, CHEVROIETS, CHEVELLE, CHEVY NOVA. YOUR AUTHORIZED AIR CONDITIONING TUNE-UP CENTRE BENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOSILE 2nd AVENUE 8lh STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-3147 Completely Installed, only ductors and trainmen) have also booked off. All of the yard crews are working and near normal train service is being maintained. "A minimum of one train per day is being operated in each direction out of Leth- bridge, manned by supervisory enginemen and regular train crews to the extent that they are available." Train crews are being round- ed out where necessary by supervisory said Mr. Geddis. The Lethbridge workers be- gan booking oft last night, and CP officials in Calgary report no other Alberta rail centres been affected. Employees involved in the Lethbridge strike have booked off under the legal terms of their contract. Action against the strike is being considered at CP Rail's western head- quarters in Vancouver. To make room for the ward in the hospital, the obstetrical case rooms will have to be re- located on the second floor in an area designated for pre- mature babies. The maternity beds on the second floor will be relocated in the area of the present ob- stetrical rooms. Medical beds now on the third floor will be relocated to the second floor. Renovations to fhe second floor to establish the psychia- tric ward, will cost approxi- mately and renovations to the Ihird floor will cost about Guilty Plea On Five Counts A 17-year-old Coaldale youth, Percy Dreaver, was remanded for to May 20, cfter pleading guilty in magistrate's court yesterday to five sepai- ate charges of, breaking and entering, one charge of vehicle theft, and one charge of pos- session of stolen property. AH of the offenses were committed in Ccaldale. The accused entered a plea cf guilty to all of the charges, and elected trial by magistrate without jury. S. T. H. MeCREADY Pioneer Druggist Dies Wednesday Samuel Thomas Herbert Mc- Cready, pioneer pharmacist of Lethbridge, died here Wednes- day at the age of 87. After graduating in pharm- acy from the University of Toronto in 1905. Mr. McCready to Alberta where he managed a pharmacy in Ed- monton. In 1910 he moved to Leth- bridge where he went into part- nership with a Mi-. Sage who was already operating a book store on 3rd Ave. S. The new venture was called the Red Cross Drug and Book Company and was located where Mc- Cready Baines pharmacy is today. The store burned in 1918 but Mr. McCready bought Jackson and Company next door, and this second operation has been functioning since that time. Mr. McCready, an ardent golfer, helped organize the finit golf course in Lethbridge. He served as president of both Henderson Lake Golf Club and the Country Club. He was a senior member of the Chinook Club and a life mem- ber of'the Mas-mic Lodge, the Lethbridge Chamber of Com- merce and the Alberta Pharm- aceutical Association. He was a member of Southminstcr United Church. Predeceased by his wife, !Mrs. Margaret (Muriel) Me- j Cready and by one brother, he 1 is survived by two sons, Harold F. in Edmonton and Thomas H. of Lethbridge; two daugh- ters, Mrs. N. E. (Margaret) Van Stone, Bowmanville, Ont., and Mrs. D. C. (Homa) Mason of Scarborough, Ont. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed by Martin Bros. Ltd., directors of funeral service. CITY VISITOR David A. Donaldson of Toronto signs the special guest register at city holl in the presence of Mayor Andy Anderson. Mr. Donaldson is president of the Canadian Life Underwriters' Associa- tion of Canada and was featured speaker at a noon luncheon Wednesday in Lethbridge, sponsored by the members of the Lethbridge and Medicine Hat CLU groups. Mr. Donaldson was presented with a pair of cuff links from the city, as a memento of his visit. Former City Minister Receives Honorary Degree At the recent convocation exercises of the University of Saskatoon, the Rev. Douglas A. Ford, former rector of St. Aug- ustine's Anglican Church in Lethbridge was awarded an hon- orary Docotor of Divinity deg- ree. Rev. Ford is a graduate of the Anglican Theological Col- lege of the University of British Columbia. ImymcdiE'lely Mew- ing Ms ordination he was cur- ate at St. Mary's Kerrisdale, in Vancouver, ard was later made priest in charge of St. George's Vancouver. In 1944 Dean Ford came to the diocese of Calgary be- came incumbent of Strcihmore. Five years later he was priest in charge of the Okotoks Mis- sion. Subsequently he returned to Calgary and became rector of Si. Michael and All Angels. At present he is dean of St. John's Anglican Cathedral in Saskatoon. Beet Labor Topic Of Meet The Federal Provincial Agri- cultural Manpower Committee is meeting in Lethbridge today, to complete plans for this year's sugar beet labor move- ment. About 18 men from Canada Manpower, the department of Indian affairs, The Alberta Su- gar Beet Growers, Alberta Veg- etable Growers, Alberta Potato Growers, Canadian Sugar Fac- tories Ltd., provincial social de- velopment and the national health and welfare service were to attend today's meeting. The committee was to decide on a date for the commence- ment of the organized labor movement, transportation vices and living accommodations. A catering service will be made available to the workers be- tween May 27 and June 15, at the Lethbridge Exhibition grounds. About 2.000 men and women are excected to come to south- ern Alberta this spring in the annual labor movement. They 'will be recruited from Saskat- chewan and Alberta. Pension Plan Sessions Set The manager of the Leth- bridge district office of the Canada Pension Plan, Mr. J. C. Bouchard wishes to inform Us public that the following itinerant offices will he held: Nanton, town office, May 27, 10 a.m. to 12 neon. Clareshota: town office, May 27, to p.m. Fort Macleod: town office, May 28, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cardston, May 28, town hall, p.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone wishing to take ad- vantage of this service is cor- dially invited to do so. The field officer will answer questions on the Canada Pension Plan, old age security, and the guaran- teed income supplement. STUDENT SERVICES INC. Home owners. offer 0 lanscoplng Painting Fence Building All minor repairs and services Free estimates Reasonable rates PHONE GREG OR VEC 327-0872 or 328-7433 INVEST IN THE FUTURE USE A STUDENT LEARN TO MASTER THE ART OF MAKE-UP Learn How Eoiily, Delightfully With Our Compliments. MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE COLLEGE MALL 328-1525 Gifts Costume Jewellery Perfumes WEST COAST SEAFOODS TRUCKLOAD SALE OF FRESH FISH and SEAFOODS WILL BE HELD AT FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thursday, May 14, and Friday, May 15 From 11 a.m. la 8 p.m. FRESH FISH ON ICE NOW IN GOOD SUPPLY IMPORTANT NOTICE Persons NOT BORN in Canada NOW REQUIRE A CERTIFICATE OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP TO OBTAIN A CANADIAN PASSPORT Give full particulars, including place of Birth and length of Residence In Canada to: The Court Of Canadian Citizenship 309 7th Ave. S.W., CALGARY Phone 262-7737 DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE Lethbridge Community College Fall Semester Programs Commence AUGUST 26 1970 IN THE SCHOOLS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL BUSINESS EDUCATION EDUCATION CONTINUING EDUCATION NURSING EDUCATION LIBERAL EDUCATION FOR INFORMATIPN AND APPLICATION FORMS CONTACT THE DIRECTOR OF THE SCHOOL IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED PHONE 327-2141 ;