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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 14, 1946 Dominion Goal Anglican Church Advance Appeal Has Objective In This Gty today. Tuesday, aihantfulness tor victory Diamond Jubilee Banquet Ends St. Augustin's Observance house-to-house canvass of all An- glican homes in the city will com- mence to raise in connection with the Anglican Church Advance Appeal. St. Augustm's parish quota is and St. Mary's parish quota Is ivith the amount to be paid between now and 1949. Officials in charge of the drive here are optimis- tic regarding its outcosae, feelicg sure that it 11-111 be over-subscribed la Contributions to church urork arid charitable pur- poses fco to the extent of 10 of an individual's income in any one rear are exempt from income tax. The offering be made by Ca- nadian Anglicans as an acs of total of the appeal for Anglicans across the Dominion is for Of that sun, irill be sent by the Anglican Church to the Mother Church in Britain and to the churches in occupied Europe. Xon-Rcman churches across Can- ada are being asked ts raise to send churches in "occupied- Europe alone. May 12-19 is the week of the Ad- vance Appeal. tbe -sreek following the first, anniversary of VE-Day, May 9. Pamphlets giving detailed account of how the money raised during the appeal -a-ill be soeat. are available from those undertaking the caa- 26.1 Inches of Snow Historic May Snowstorm Of 1903 Took Heavy Toll of Stock Monday's snowstorm across south- em Alberta recalled other May snowstorms in this territory, partic- ularly the disastrous one in 1903. heaw livestock losses occurred on rangelands as more than two feet of snow blanketed the country- side after the middle of the month. While snow has been received in southern Alberta many times in Mav in only eight rears did the monthly total exceed three inches of snow. storm brought 33 in- of snow. same as received !n of 1943. Total Mav snowfall for other years in ir-ches recorded by meteor- ologists here at: 1903, 26.1 inches; 1905, 7.1: 1919, 45; 1929, 5-6; 1931, 8J9: 1935. 4.6. The famous May snowstorm ol 1903 reached its peak on the 18th dav of the month, when exactlv ten inches" of snow fell here. Of the inches of precioitation received jthat month, 2.61 was in the form MAYOR ASKS SUPPORT OF NATIONAL CLOTHING DRIVE An tpneal is made to appointed as yet but every organ- idee citizens by Mavor A. W. ization in the city is expected to bridge citizens by Maya Shackleford to support the Domin- ion National Clothing Drive which will he held across Canada June 17-29 when collection of clothing will be made in this city for dis- tribution among the ill-clsd victims of World War H in Europe. Irving Keith. has been appointed western regional super- visor for the drive and Premier Manning of Alberta has appointed A. J. Hooke, provincial secretary, as convener. Mayor Shackleford of Ifithbridge has been asked to co- operate by supervising the drive in this city. Committees hers have not been co-operate including all servici clubs and fraternal orders as well as all labor groups. "We can have no better slogan for our National Clothing Drive, than one all ready known to us, 'Give to- day for a better says Mayor Shackleford. He urges every cldzen to start preparing now for the big drive next month. He says "the need was great last year when Lethbridge contributed 20 tons o: clothing but ic is even greater to- day and all muse co-operate if we are to achieve the desired_ results in this worthy undertaking Presbyterian Advance Appeal Goes Out for Peace Thankofferinff Andrew's Co-operating Building for a new day of service and security for its aged ministry is the essence of the appeal behind the every person canvass being made in Lethbridge during the nexs two weeks when members and ad- herents of St. Andrew's Presbyter- ian church win be asked to raise the church's allocation of for the Presbyterian Advance for Christ and Peace oSering. This movement of the Presbvterian Cinirch in Can- ada was initiated by the General Assemblv. meeting in Toronto, in Jane, 1945. The Advance plans a program of education evangelism to stir and strengthen the church's life, and, as a part of that, a peace thankcffering of to equip the church more adequately for its work. The objective, will be spent in a variety of ways, accord- ing to present plans. It will be used for the reconstruction of Eu- ropean Prqtesiant churches, for a church building fund to provide churches in strategic places; for the extension of missionary work in Canada; for aew developments in missionary work overseas, in Brit- ish Guiana. East Asia and India; for a residence for missionaries on furlough: for young people's camps and other work in Sunday schools and young people's societies; to es- tablish a chair providing for the teaching of practical theology at At the Theatres Complete ahows: "Pardon My "Firebrands ol "Men in Her Last complete show at "Three Men in "Rustlers of the News, Knox College. Toronto: to strength en the Presbyterian. College, Mont real; for Fenmarvian, a home Jo retired ministers; for the Ephraim Scott fund, which gives aid to need widows and orphans of ministers and needy retired ministers am finally capital for the pension IUB amounting to Light Showers In Some Areas THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PACK SEVEN Random -B? 7 CHRIS Rhymes Fanners Should Be Prepared To Cope With Drifting Fields, Says Palmer Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of St. Augus- iia's church at a banquet in the Marquis hotel Monday night, in the above picture are seen, from, left to right. Mrs. L. L. Grant, the Rt. Rex-. H. K. Ragg; Bishop 01 Calgary, the Rev. Grant, rector of St. Augustin's, and Mrs. H: R. Ragg. In the foreground !s the three-tier birthday cake holding 60 candles, made and donated by Mrs. B. Raby. Other guests at the head table included Mayor and Mrs. A.' W. Shackleford. Mrs. R. P. Mclniosh, president; Ven. Archdeacon S. H. St. Augustins church Diamond f is living out His teaching in dailvand Mr. Gordon Henderson. pro- Jubilee banquet at_ the Marque life by living unselfishly and serv- vided a delightful background of Photo; Herald Engraving. Kicdleicn, and his daughter. Mrs. D. H. Allison. Cardston; Mr. and Mrs. George Rhodes; Adjt. and Mrs. A. Cartmell; Tom and N. T. Macleod. Out-of-town and city clergy present included Rev. and Mrs. Nowell Holmes. Macleod; Rev. Cyril Clarke. Pincher Creek: Rev. "W. "L: Lord, Vulcan; Rev. and Mrs. R. W. Cowan, Rev. Victor E. Smith, Rev. Father R. W. Gnffin: Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Robert Magowan, Rev. and Mrs. H. L. Garvln, all of Lethijridge. OUR annual phenomenon. The stona of snow in May, TTa-t come along as usual Near the date of Mother's Day. You'd think we'd be expecting So fanhful every year. But no. we always seem sur- prised At its arrival here. Sometimes'it mos the sugar beets And sets the farmers ranung. Bat- they never think o' igafong A slightly later planting. So frost has ihesa And the baby beets are gone. They wish they'd planted babies j With winter woollies on. Although the timely i Btefore leaving for Orosse, of Monday, that brightened the f where he will attend a sou e crop picture over the whole of conference, Mr. Palmer said Southern Alberta, has eased tfee tension of farmers somevhas much more wiii be needed to _ bring aloe? rhe crop under favor- able condiUoos. Moreover, iiie dan- ger of soil drifting is still to be reckoned with as A, E. Palmer, senior officer at ihe Donnaion Ex- eass of Taber he had observed ihe recent high -studs did considerable damage on manv fields which, were perxmentsl here, poaats out a statement to the press. badly drifted. He says: "K dry weather contmGes -are may easly have drifting throughout the sum- mer as this region had during the nuddle that is, if proper ac- uoa is no" taken by the farmers. BLOCK SOLD MEDICINS Huckvale block, bull; in 1914 by; Messrs. Hooper acd Hackvale. has' been sold fcy iss owner. Mrs. w. KuckvaSe tc G. Cantalina o? Can-, tadina Hotels. The deal vas' completed at the s-eekeneJ and lir. 5 Legion Meeting Is Postponed The regular monthly meeting of lite Canadian Legion. BJi. Lethbfldge branch, sched- uled for tomorrow. May 15. has been Dosipooed until "Wednes- day. Mar 29, at S pjoau All members are requested to take note of this change in dites. Caatalma left for the coast- This i __ _. block, which was as as of- buildmg is completely occupied.} BCRIAL AT SPOKANE Heads Boy Scouts In those bad vears we found t listing was tiie" remedy where fields go; out of con-jxsL Of course, that i would saeaa. the lass cf this year's crop bat if fielcs are permitted drift both the crop and the soil are lost. Some "Undoubteclv fields that have alo'a-Ji oat be reseeded with the hope thas rafss -sill cose and xfce crops along as they did last Tear after the blow of May Let us hope the rams -will come 'aai they faU we must use listers. "Duekfooe cultivators can be {converted into sausfactory listers by removing the dackfeec. and pat- ting on lister shovels four feat apart- j These lister shovels can be boaghc l from implement dealers for a nomi- j nal sum. Acttially every farmer 1 should have a set of these shovels hotel Mondav night, attended by approximately 325 people, marked the concluding observance of 60 years life of the parish in Leth- Bridge. The Rt. Hev. H. R. Ragg. Bishop of Calgary, was principal speaker and a number of clergy of the diocese as well as the city were present, also Mayor A. W. Shackleford and 1C. T. Macleod, one of the original parish members. Mayor's Address At the conclusion of the banquet. Mayor A. W. Shackleford pro; the toast to the Parish Augustm's on the occasion of its Diamond Jubilee and referred to the many changes which have taken place since 1886 including the advent of automobiles, radios, air- planes and two devasung wars. He said: "This church has withstood all and remained a centre of Chris- joosed if St. tian worshio. Ife has maintained its historic" position and. retained its fidelitv to its creeds. It has preserved inviolate, its tradition and with God's blessing it will, in an- other sixty years, continue to be i _. an integral part of of our com- ing others. "There is not one single worth- while institution hi the world which was not inspired by the church." the bishop acclaimed. The church is the one stable thing in the world tuneful selections. An Birthday Cake j outstanding feature of the'. occasion was a three-tier birthday j cake with 60 candles, made and; presented to the Jubilee banquet; enjoyed by the guests. Concluding the event, all joined loday and is the only organization bv Mrs B! Raby. hich was cut which transcends national boun- j Up Bishop and Mrs. Hags and daries to serve the whole world, j Many have looked to science to i solve all needs but are finding hands end sang "Auld Lang it is completely neutral, giving gifts I ied by N. T. Maeleod after which and destroying at, the sams time, j Bishop Ragg pronounced the bless- live Alctoriously ing. i TVhat the world needs is a so- j ciety of men and women who know by "experience what victorious liv- ing means and from their experi- ence will show the world that, it is upon Christian character that Christian faith works for gocd. "Selfishness and greed are the demons of ail its ills." said the bishop, explaining that they can only be exorcised and subdued by the spirit of Jesus Christ. The church is not a society of munitv life, pointing men and wo- men the to God." He referred to its gocd" record in the past 60 years and the many fine rectors who have been, in charge of tfcft parish also the- active pars St. Augustm's took in building of the fine community Lethbridge. He trying to through God's power to cre- ate His kingdom- It has human and divine fellowship to offer." Bishop Ragg said, urging people to allow others the same breadth in their point of view as one claims for oneself. Men and women have a great e. paid tnbue to the Rev. L. L. Grant, saying he his vigorous personali- narish and brought it to its present enviable posttion. Concluding. Mavor Shackleford said: "We can now appraise the past 60 years as one of progress and success and go forward, into the future confidence." Tom Fleetwood, church warden, reolied to the mayor's address and recalled some of the earlier days of parish life, formation of St. Mary's and St. Cyprian's churches and "the amalgamation of the ter with. St. Augustin's. Ven Archdeacon S. H. Middleton of St. Paul's Indian School. Card- ston. introduced His Lordship. Bishop H- R. Ragg, speaking of him as a builder and creator, one who is burning with the love of toler- rector deal to offer to the church in this rector iE and big Junior Fastball Opening Game At noon today. Tuesdav. officials of the Lethbridss Fastball Associa- tion declared that the first game in the Junior Fastball League would be played this evening, commenc- ing at pjn. provided no fur- ther rain fell here. Just returned from making a survey of the fastball diamond at the new stadium at Henderson they said the grounds were ;n first class shape for the game. The Collegiate team will tangle with the Columbus Club in this first scheduled game of the season. late Mrs. Gertrude Anna f of eastern Alberta." Carr. wife o5 if. Carr -fr of Taber. with :he Rev. H. A. Matchraor officiating. Fbl- lowing the ntas the remains were forwarded uj Spokane. Wash., on the eiemsg's train for interment in the famUy plot, Martin Bros, were di- rectors of funeral service. ft Skies overcast over the ance. Bishop H. R. Ragg- Looking for an invest- ment? Let tell you of some good first mort- gages. Bowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate, Rentals greater cortion of southern Alberta. Tuesday, but very little rain, was reported to have fallen. In Leth- bridge .12 of an inch of precipita- tion occurred during the 24-hour period to ajn. Tuesday. South and east of the city light rains were reported from the Ray- mond, "Welling and Stirling dis- self-sustaining. trlcts, and west ar.d north further light showers were noted in the Milo. Stavely and Landbreck areas. Light snow and frost was reported at Aldersvde. The highest temperature record- ed in the city en Monday was 40 de- grees. and the overnight minimum was 31. Shortly before noon tern- i peratiires hovered close to the 40 degrees mark in the city and light west-northwest winds prevailed- Youth Speaks At Rotary Meeting Lethbridge Rotarians heard from voutii on Monday at their luncheon meeting. They heard j the "Y" Minstrels under their lead- er. J.IT. Erown, perform in a num- ber of southern melodies which were greatlv enjoyed. They heard ako the president and vice-president of the L.C.I. student council, Tom "Wood and Ronald Cosgrove, give their suggestions of what should be done for the youth of the city. One suggestion was that hobby shops should be developed in con- nection with neiehborhood centres, and that the Rotary Hobby j Fair should be revived. Another, suggestion was that, w.-ien the civic centre recreational set-up is de- veloped the neighborhood youth centre should not be dropped. Thej speakers urged thai the youth cen- trc should go to the boy and girl, j ar.d not expect the boy or girl to go long distances to one centre. it to offer this generation? "What have the people to offer the church? Those were the three questions, frnrrl -pacifir roast asked and answered by Bishop Ragg waae' tne in his Diamond Jubilee address at, I in the services- The bishop also for the relationship between priess and parish as existed between, the service people and the padres. "The church wants that fellowship to day. It is very cost- ly and will take all you are and all you have if it is to be success- ful fellowship. It will solve all so- cial, civil and industrial disagree- ments but it will require every in- dividual to pull his weight. The church is you. She is strong or weak according to how the peopla pull their weight and go forward for good for the community and the Lord Jesus Christ. Acting as master of ceremonies, the rector of St. Augustin's, the Kev. Leslie L- Grant, proposed the various toasts and also read con- gratulatory messages from two former rectors, the Very Rev. Dean C. Swanson and the Rev. Paul C. Maj.-Gen. Ifcuijti C. Spry, D.S.O. Youngest major-general in the Canadian army." Maj.-Gen. Spry has resigned as vice-chief of the general staff to assume the office of chief executive commissioner of the Boy Scouts Association in Canada. A former Scous himself j in Calgary and Halifax, the new; commissioner will formally take office on September 1st. His ap- j pointment was approved by she j governor-general, as chief Scous" for Canada, on April 30th. ilaj.- Gen. Spry succeeds John A- Stiles. OJ3.E, who is reth-mg after 27 years with the Boy Scouts, in Sep- tember. International ENGINE A complete used motor out of a 1941 I.H.C. irack. An ideal engrnc ror power engine. i or to replace another truck MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers GENUINE COWHIDE CLUB BAGS With Zipper to Morris Barrett HARDWARE Values of bnildin? properties, household effects. have in- creased considerably. We recom- mend that you review the amount of insurance yon arc carrying. Be Wise-Insure With Ives GUARANTEED VULCANIZING All sizes of Tires and Belt Splicing Trimbles for Tires Phone 2007 316 Elerrath St. S. MAKE FIN'AL HOP OTTAWA. May aerial re- uatriation project for 45 Dakota aircraf; of three Royal Canadian Air Force transport squadrons and 450 of their personnel ended Sun- day with the arrival here of ten Dakotas of the Husky (No. 437> squadron and one of the Elephant (No. 435) squadron after the final hop from Goose Bay, Labrador. Musical Program the banquet after he bad extended An enjoyable musical program ereetings from all Anglicans in the was presented by George Brown, i province and congratulated the par- i Jr., Bob Lawrence. Margaret Hrovm, ish of Pincher Creek on becoming Margaret Rood, Xaverne Cunning, j i Mrs. JO3'ce Ives. Major T. Lawrence i His Lordship said the church is and Miss Dawn Parkes, all present, j a gathering of people v.ho believe in and try to live according to the principles of Christ. The real test Coming To Trianon or past choir members, with Mrs. I R. Laivrence. Miss Aileen Jones and Mrs. George Erown accompanying, i During dinner, a musical trio, in- eluding ?.Ir. and Mrs. George Brown SERVICE PERSONEL And Their Wives Are invited to meet representa- tives of our committee at the YJM.C-A. any Thursday between the hours of 8 and pjn. Our committee will be glad to help you 5n any way possible. Lethbridge Rehabilitation Committee Windows Cleaned Stores, Offices and Homes Reasonable Job or Contract Rates PHONE 2369 HEAR Rupert Ramsay Progressive Conservative Leader in Saskatchewan' MARQUIS HOTEL MAY 22 4 o.m. tcthbridse Federal Prosressive Conservative Association RUGS CLEANED Rugs and Chesterfields Cleaned and Demolhed. THREE-DAY SERVICE 1VILTOX RUGS, per square foot 4C AXMINSTEK AXD WOOL RCGS. per square foot-----.......5c ORIENTAL RUGS, per square foot 8c depending on materials and condition. Estimates Free. We guarantee to fade colors or injure fabrics. Color Brite Rug Upholstery Cleaners Free Pickop and Delivery. Phone 2369 COMPLETE WITH SMART METAL CASE AND 20 BLAOE5 McCaffrey's Drug Stores 331-5th St. S. 4I4-13th St. N. Phone 2205 Phone 3445 Lush Gene Cordey, lovely chirp wsth Horace Lapp and his M-piece orchestra, ts appearing in Leth- bndje on Jie night of May 23 at ihe Trianon, Miss Cordey sang her way into the hearts of radio listeners over the CBC network and CFRB Toronto. Also spent time witn Nor- man Harris at the King Edward Hotel. Toronto, before joining the Lapp crew OB his coast to coa-si tour and will be in Lethbridge for the Tnanon engagement. The Board of Directors and the Sisters of St. Martha of St. Michael's Hospital Extend a Cordial Invitation to the Public to be Their Guests on Wednesday Afternoon, from 2 to 4 p.m. All visitors shall be conducted on an inspection tour of the hospital and shall be the guests of the Sisters and the Hospital Ladies Auxiliary at an afternoon tea. 'A Thank You To Those Who Serve OUR DOCTORS To our Medical Staff we offer a heart-felt thank jou for their courteous co-operation with all other for efficient treatment of patients for a job especially well done. OUR NTRSES To these we offer a warm smile of gratitude for the expert care tney afford our patients even- of uie for their contribution for a better, more sn-.oothly-run hospital. OLK TECHNICIANS "Those who work behind the scenes" help us Tiage a more effective agair-s! disease, In these times jour contnbuUon becomes more important daily. OUR DIETITIAN, CHEF AND HELPERS car. live without money. can live wuhout books, bat civilized men car.r.ot live without cooks." To those who labor to satisfy our anti who are cotag such a spler.cid job we offer a special thank jou OUR OFFICE STAFF During these trjine- times, your cemons'ration of courtesy and capability deserves our heartfelt appreciation. ALL OTHER PERSONNEL To our Maintenance Staff who are forever on the s'.ert. to keep things running smoothly and effectively, we are deeply grateful; as also to ali other personnel in so many varied duties which are too numerous to mention here. OUR PUBLIC For your continued friendship ar.d all courtesy extended to us we offer sincerest appreciation. AUTO HEATERS To Fit All Makes of Cars or Trucks Seventy-Seven Service Station 320-9th Street South Phone 2823 Humour! Drama! Action! SAILORS By GRANT MACDONALD Lieuteniuc, R.CN.VJ8; A book to hundred signed portraits of Canada's Navy identified by name and in action bv the swift, revealing pencil of the artist who sailed them! Beautifully repro- duced in sepia from the original drawings. Sponsored by the JN'avy League of Commercial Printers and Office 7th Street South. Olltf ittCrS, Ltd. 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