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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 TH8 inHBRIDOt HEKAID Friday, May 15, 1970 JAMES MORAN Music Club Dormant The Lethbriclgc Music Club officially went dormant Ihis w e e k because of low at- tendance at its four yearly con- certs. The club, which focused its attention on bringing young musical artists to the p 11 b 1 i c eye, celebrated its 20lh anni- versary last year. An average of about 150 per- sons attended the concerts lliis year at the Yatcs Memorial Centre. Past-president Ursula Lewis reported that membership de- clined by 128 persons for the 1969-70 season. The club will retain a stand- ing executive which will each January review the organiza- tion's prospects. If no improve- ment in public interest is shown in four years, the club will ter- minate, Mrs. Lewis said. Other reasons tiled for the decision to go dormant, were: rising costs (particularly of ad- vci'foiiig) deepening oDcrul- ing costs, and the saturation of musical activities in the city. Other musical clubs in Lelh- briclge are: the University of Lethbridge Concert Series, Over- ture Concert Series and Lelli- bridge branch of the Alberta Registered Music Teachers' As- sociation. Mrs. Lewis said tile club tried to vary the nights of perform- ances, but prospective audience members "didn't want to com- mit themselves beforehand." She indicated interest had de- clined among young musicians for the club's yearly Young Artists' concert. The concert is to continue un- der the sponsorship of the uni- versity scries, until the music club becomes active upain. A meeting of all music groups in the city has been call- ed by the Allied Arts Council, of which the Lethbridge Music Club is a member. The meeting date has not been specified. It is expected to look into the overlapping of spheres of interest of the 'Clubs, and of the dates of their con- certs. The club will continue -to sponsor a ?100 scholarship, tha Lethbridge Music Club Rather- ine Brown Memorial Scholar- ship, for entrants in the Leth- bridge and District Riwams Music Festival. The standing executive com- prises: Marion Swanston, Letb- bridge; Thelma Caiman, vice- president; and Claudia Card, i secretary-treasurer. Hospital Day Said Success Commenls from officials at Lethbridge hospitals indicato Hospital Day this year was suc- cessful. A spokesman for (he Leth- bridge Auxiliary Hospital des- cribed the day as quite satis- factory, but added he had hoped for a better public turn-out at the hospital. The same view was express- ed by a spokesman for the Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital, where 175 person signed the guest book on May 12. Activities at the hospital included an after- noon tea at which six staff mem- bers were honored for having completed 10 years service with Ihe hospital. Receiving certificates and awards at (he tea were Joseph Pavan, Mrs. Alice Wakelen, Mrs. Dora Weynark, Mrs. Isa- bel Macintosh, Mrs. Josephine Kurjanczyk, and Mrs. Dorothy Taylor. Another highlight of the day was board chairman Frank Russell's recognition of the ef- forts of the Candy Stripers, high school volunteers who work at the hospital. Many of the girls were in attendance. St. Michael's Hosptial held an informal breakfast honoring per- sons who were with the hospi- tal during the first decade of its operation. Eric Howe, A. G. Baalim and N. F. Supina were the board members present at the breakfast. Mr. Supina was a member of the original board in 1929 and one of those still serving. John Heinitz, another original member was not able to attend. Doctors J. K. Bigelow, H. B. Hunt, T. E. Brown, E. V. Spack- man and Willard Haig were also at the tea. Doctors A. A. Haig and D. Woodcock were to Le honored, but were unable to be there. Staff members present were Miss Vera Clements, Miss Mary O'Conncll, Simon Berger, Moth- er M. Immaculata and Mrs. Monica (Bnichet) Noel. Television programs on chan- nels 7 and 13 were also present- ed on May 11 and 12 describing various aspects of the services offered by the hospital. Church Meeting In Brooks Southern Alberta United Church Presbyterial spring meeting will be held in Brooks United Church Hall, May 23 beginning at 9 a.m. A special bus will leave For Macleod at 7 a.m. and pick up passengers at the bus depot in Lethbridge en route at The theme of the meeting will Lumberman James Moran To Retire James Moran wiH retire May 31, as manager of Advance Lumber Company Ltd., 13th St. and 2nd Ave. S. He is suc- ceeded by Peter Giduk as man- ager. His career with Advance spans 40 years beginning in 1930 when lumber was still being delivered with draft horses and wagons. "Lethbridge has had a fan- tastic growth over these years a short span of 40 years and it's amazing what has hap- NOTICE! WALKERS FROM 1970 HIKES FOR TYKES Please contact your sponsors and turn money into Bank of Nova Scotia as soon as possible. OPTIMIST CLUB of LETHBRIDGE pened. Forty years is a long while to look ahead to, but a fleeting moment when you look back.'" He resides at 621 28th St. S. with his wife, the former Jean- ette Donaldson, whom he mar- ried in 1932. Mr. Moran plans to remain active in the community. He has served the city, as chairman of the Lethbridge police commission from 1961 to 1966; president of the Leth- bridge Kinsmen Club; chair- man of the YMCA board of di- rectors; and as vice-president of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. He is also a past-president of the K-40 Club (senior wag active in the Lethbridge Downtown Rotary Club and worked on the Canada War Savings Bonds during the Sec- ond World War. He was on the board of the directors of the Western Retail Lumbermen's Association. Mr. Moran was born at Red- diffe. He came to the city with his parents in 1923 after living for a time at Nanton. His father was a telephone lineman with Canadian Western Natural Gas Company Ltd. He attended St. B a s i 1's School and the Lethbridge High School (now the Bowman Arts Centre) -which was a combined high school operated by both public and separate school boards. During his youth he delivered (for SIT years) about 80 papers daily for the LeUibridge Herald. recalls delivering about 12 The One and Only Double Timer SANYO WASHED S12995 13 IB. LOAD CAPACITY COLOR-WHITE Regularly 229.95........ NOW ONLY This price in effect for 10 days only beginning May 15th with trade-in of any Hoover Washer in working order (with drain hose out the FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Avenue S. Phone 327-6684, 327-6070 papers each day to what was known as Victoria Park area earning a bonus of 50 cents a week for covering the "dis tant fringe area" of the city He earned 55.50 a week, got 50 cents spending money, spen the rest on clothes. Mr. Moran says "one of the pleasant things to look back on was the fantastic growth ol Lethbridge after the Second World War." His family Includes one daughter, Mrs. Dennis K'jeld- gaard of Lethbridge; two sons, Don in Calgary and Gerald in Lethbridge; and six grandchild- Chamber Nominations Being Made The nominatmg committee of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, headed by immedi- ate past-president Dr. Doug McPherson, has compiled a list of names of persons to fill the 30 leadership positions of Hie chamber, for 1970-71. The remainder of the com- mittee is made up oi' other jast presidents. Further nominations from all chamber members are wel- comed and they should be sub- mitted to the chamber office by May 25. Ballots will be going forth for mail return dale the early part of June said Wilf Bowns, general manager of the cham- r. He said the nomination com- mittee has tried to cover all segments of the business com- munity in naming the slate of officers. {ethbltidye FURRIERS FUR COAT STORAGE TIME THE LETHBRIDGE FURRIERS PHONE 327-2109 bo Giving is Living Living is Loving. Mrs. T. G. Swihart will introduce the theme in a new type of presentation which will be expanded by a panel. Following groups discussion the panel will answer questions Music will be under the direc- tion of Mrs. Richard Lewis, and a literature display will be pre- sented by Mrs. H. E. Eskdale. Communion service wiJl con- clude the session. MOTOR ASSOCIATION More Fish For Tyrrell's Another shipment of trout fingerlings for Tyrrell's Lake is expected to arrive from Livingstone, Montana, May 19. Stocking of the lake has been underway for the past few weeks. The coming shipment will bring the total number of fish to close to the objective of WHO IS IT? The Alberta Motor Asso cinlion warns that if could be you. On the eve on the summer's first long weekend the AMA has urged moforisls to drive with care and lo help "bring 'em back Highway safely officials say al least 60 per- _ sons will die on highways and in other holiday accidents this weekend. Speeding Charges Bring Fines A Lethbridge man, Robert Murray Moch, was fined and costs, 'or 15 days in jail in default of payment, when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Lethbridge to a charge of speeding. Mr. Moch was also fined an additional and costs, or 14 days, when he pleaded guilty to charge of driving without reasonable consideration. He was reported to have spun the tires on the vehicle he was operating when leaving an in- tersection at 3rd Ave. and Mayor Magrath Drive causing gravel to hit the car behind him which resulted In WO damage to the vehicle. Two other men, Larry Hunt and William French, were each fined and costs or 10 days for default of payment when Scout Meeting On May 21 The annual meeting of the Boy Scout Association of Can- ada, Lethbridge District, will be held May 21 at the El Ran- cho Motor Hotel. they pleaded guilty to a chargt of speeding when they appear- ced in magistrate's court. STUDENT SERVICES INC. Home owners. We offvr Lonscoping 0 Pointing Fence Building All minor re pa in and service! Free estimate! Reasonable ratal PHONE GREG OR VIC 327-0872 or 328-7433 INVEST IN THE FUTURE USE A STUDENT Sunrise Ranch COALDALE, ALBERTA "Located Y2 mile north of Coaldale on the read toward Iron Springs. Phone 345-3517 OWNED AND OPERATED BY LETHBRIDGE ASSOCIATION FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED "GARDEN OF OPTIMISM" BEDDING OUT PLANTS GARDEN SUPPLIES SPECIAL OPENING HOURS OPEN DAILY 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. SUNDAY for inspection only 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. For the benefit of our customers WE WILL BE OPEN ON MONDAY May 18th 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. WEEKEND SPECIAL NEW-NEW-NEW GIANT CARNATION FLOWERED DOUBLE PETUNIAS RED, WHITE AND BLUE OR MIXED WHILE THEY LAST! NO PHONE ORDERS PLEASE ;