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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Dkanbs, Sn, Wjemonams BIRTHS W1HNAN - Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Dugdale are very proud to announce the arrival of (their first chosen grandson, Dean Brian, born on March 28th, 1970. The proud parents are Margaret and Blair. Insured. 1966 GSCHAID - Warren and Cameron are pleased to announce the birth of a baby sis-ter, Tracy Carolyn, on Tuesday, May 19th at St. Michael's Hospital. Parents - Bob and Judy Gschaid; grandparents - Mr. and Mrs. John Vargo, Mrs. Anna Gschaid. 1967 DEATHS HOUL1STON - Passed away in the city on Wednesday, May 20, 1970, following a lengthy illness, James, aged 90 years of 623 6th St. S. Born in Scotland in 1680, the late Mr. Houliston homesteaded in the Foremost district prior to 1910, and was a well known bachelor farmer in the area until retiring to Lethbridge in tht late 1940's. The funeral service will be held on Monday at 2:00 p.m. in Martin Bros. Chapel, 812 3rd Ave. S., with Rev. L. D. Hankinson officiating. Please note: courtesy parking at rear of chapel. Interment will follow in Archmount Memorial Gardens. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. C8264 KNIGHT - Friday, May 22, 1970, Mrs. Agnes Mary Knight, aged 86 years, widow of the late Herbert F. Knight, beloved mother of Mrs. R. S. (Audrey) Crawford, 523 aBtii Street S.W. and Mr. Eric Knight, 5155 Viceroy Drive N.W., Calgary, passed away at a local hospital folowing a lengthy illness. She is also survived by four grandchildren; one brother, Mr. Charles Edwards, England and a nephew, Norman Edwards, Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband in 1967. Born at Banbury, England, she cane to Canada in 1912 to Nobleford, Alberta and resided at Nobleford and Calgary since 1920. Mrs. Knight was a member of St. Barnabas Anglican Church. Private Services at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" Monday, 1:30 p.m., Rev. J. W. Way officiating. Cremation. If desired, contributions may be made to St. Barnabas Anglican Church. C8263 FUNERALS WHITE - Funeral service for Mrs. Erika White (nee Erika Olander), former Lethbridge resident and beloved wife of the late Mr. Don P. White who died at Vancouver, B.C., May 1, 1970, at the age of 66 years, was held Tuesday, May 5, 1970, at Vancouver. Survivors include one son David in Jamaica and one daughter, Mrs. Vaughan Gardner of Lethbridge. Cremation followed the service, at Vancouver. EDLUND - Funeral service for Mrs. Elsie May Edlund, beloved wife of John L. Edlund of 833 9th St. S. who died in the city Tuesday, May 19, 1970, at the age of 53 years, was held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 22, 1970, in the Christensen Chapel with Rev. J. G. Heald officiating. Pallbearers were Einer Jensen, Bruce Thomas, Jim Culver, Sr., Jack Todd, Don R. Porter and Arthur Win wood. Interment was in the Archmount Memorial Gardens. Christensen Salmon Funeral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. DESCHEEMAEKER - Funeral service for Mrs. Annie Flora Descheemaeker, beloved wife of Mr. Henry Descheemaeker of Cardston who died at Calgary May 18, 1970, at the age of 57 years, was held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 22, 1970, with Bishop Glen Jones officiating, in the Alberta Stake Chapel of the LDS Church. Pallbearers were Miron Berry, Gordon Wenner, Dave Schneider, Larry Jessen, Norman Allred and Grant Jensen. Interment was in the Cardston Cemetery. Christensen Salmon Funeral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. LEARNS HARD WAY RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -Rickey Kneifel, 19, will water the fire station lawn here this summer the hard way-by hand and with water carried in buckets from the Columbia River a quarter of a mile away. That, plus a $300 fine, was the sentence imposed by Judge Albert Yencopal when Kneifel was convicted of shoplifting. FUNERAL FUKAMI - Funeral service for Malcolm (Mac) Fukami, beloved husband of Mrs. Sue Fukami of Bow Island who died at Bow Island Tuesday, May 19, 1970, at the age of 50 years, was held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 1970, in St. Andrew's United Church, Bow Island, with Rev. W. Lane officiating. Pallbearers were Massey and Robert Matsu-moto, Ricky Saito, Jerome Hir-aga, Takeo Nakahama and Kaz Tomomitsu. Interment was in the Bow Island Cemetery. Humphries Funeral Home, Taber, was in charge of the arrangements. CARDS OF THANKS GERTSON - To all my Sisters of the Royal Purple and Brother Elks for the lovely flowers received while in hos-pital and to the thoughtful friends for their cards, gifts and visits. My sincere thank you. Betty Gertson. 1977 OLSON - To the doctors, nurses and staff for the won derful care while in St. Mi chad's Hospital; also to broth' er Elks and Ladies of the Royal Purple for their thoughtful' ness; to my friends for their cards and visits. My sincere thank you. Gunnar Olson 1976 BALAZS - We wish to ex-tend our sincere thanks to our relatives, neighbors and friends for personal calls and acts of kindness extended to us in the loss of our husband and father, Mr. Nick Balazs. Your kindness will always be re' membered. -The family of the late Mr. Nick Balazs. 1998 BEDFORD - We would like sincerely to thank the doctors and nurses at the St. Michael's Hospital and Cardston Munici pal Hospital for the care and kindness shown; to friends and relatives for the lovely flowers, messages of sympathy, food sent to our homes; also to those who participated at the funeral service or helped in any way at the passing of our husband and father. Mrs. Elva Redford and family. 1968 HOLLIHAN - We wish to express our most sincere thanks to our relatives, neighbors and friends for the many cards, flowers, donations, food personal calls and acts of sympathy and kindnes shown us in the loss of our dear wife, mother and daughter, and beloved husband and brother, Richard. Thanks to Rev. Ford, pallbearers, organist, choir, the Milk River doctors and hospital, O.O.R.P., Goddard and Lucky Strike Clubs. A special thanks to the Village of Foremost and Martin Brothers for such wonderful management and to everyone who helped us so much in everyway. Your thoughtful kindness will always be treasured. Not until each loom is silent And the shuttles cease to fly, Will God unroll the pattern And explain the reason why. The dark threads are as needful, In the Weaver's skillful hand, As the threads of gold and silver, For the pattern which he planned. Our most sincere "Thanks" to everyone. -James Hollihan, Sharon and Todd Hollihan, Grandma Johnson, Arnold and Orval Hojlihan, The L. Gordon, D. Walsh, R. Losey, E. Kienzle and Ray Hollihan families. 2001-25h IN MEMORIAMS KNOX - In loving memory of our dear brother Carl, who passed away May 23, 1984. While you dear brother rest and sleep, Your loving memory we'll always keep. -Ever remembered by Blanche, Grace, Hazel, Mary and Bill. 1960 City Funds Probe Sought; Porter 111 CALGARY (CP) - Retired justice M. M. Porter, who Mayor Rod Sykes wants to conduct an inquiry into alleged misuse of civic funds, has been confined to a St. Louis hospital after a heart attack. A member of Justice Porter's family said the former member of the Alberta Supreme Court suffered the attack last Sunday and will probably remain in hospital four weeks. Mayor Sykes said Thursday city council will be asked Monday to approve a full-scale investigation into possible misuse of funds. The action was suggested after a police investigation of thefts from the Calgary Transit System cast doubt on other civic departments. LENGYEL - In cherished memory of my father Frank Lengyel, who passed away May 25, 1952. To be remembered by those he loved, Is all he. would have asked -Always remembered by his daughter Elizabeth and son-in-law Alex. 1964 LENGYEL - In loving mem ory of my husband Frank Lengyel, who passed away May 25, 1952. Years may pass and fade away, But memories of you will always stay. -Sadly missed by his wife Elizabeth, sons, daughters and their families. 1965 l�turtf�y, May 29, 1970 - THI UTHMIDOI HIRAID - 23 Many New Features Added Fort Museum Open For Season FORT MACLEOD (Special)-The Fort Museum has opened 1970 summer season. A new manager, a new staff for excellent service, new exhibits and rooms full of the historic jiast should provide hours of enjoyment to visitors from all over the world. Larry King, secretary-manager was most eager to explain the latest additions. The Sir W. G .Haultain Law office, arrival of the NWMP, the originial fort, the license plate collection and the chapel are all new. The Haultain office is complete in every detail. The exact replica of the building is on the original site. The building and the furnishings are the gift of Reginald Jennings of Calgary Official opening of the building will be June 6 and has been declared the museum's cit-izens ctfly* The building is outside the compound. The NWMP building additions include a tableau, a dior- ama and an enlarged sales counter. "The tableau Is already complete," Mr. King said, "Even Col. Macleod's first meeting with Chief Crowfoot on Dec. 1, 1874." The life-like figures take one back 98 years and the heritage they, with their fellow frontiersmen have given us becomes more real. "The lighting is complete and we are in hopes of having the 37 buildings of the Police Barracks, as they were on the island, installed by May 24." Across the room is the counter where a hostess has on sale cards, souvenirs and books telling the hisotry of the town and community. Other books tell similar stories of places in Alberta that might be of interest to the traveller. The Blacksmith and Harness ship contains a complete set of license plates 1912-1969. "The value of this year's additions is $30,000," he added, "Our other new attraction, the building just east of the big main gate, has been converted Into a chapel. "The pews are from a Roman Catholic church and the altar is from the first mission at Brocket." TWO ORGANS There are two old orangs, one from the Methodist church, and the other from the Anglican. The communion table, beautifully restored by Mr. Glen Barr, was from the Mthodist church. "The chapel will be much appreciated by the tourists as a pice for quiet meditation," siad Mr. King. Local citizens, with foresight, organized the Fort Macleod Historical Association in 1957. Anyone can be a member for $1 a year and that includes admission to the museum for the season. The, executive this year Is: Past President Leighton Buck-well MLA; President Karl Frie-sen; four vice-presidents on special committees are finance Alberta Alberta, Swinarton, ad vertMng Andy MacKay; building!. John Davis; archives and museum Muritl Ragan. The firectors include Ted Larson, Wilf Perrin, Arnool Moor-ey, A. A. Neddow, Charlie Reach, Al Hatung, Glen Fisher, Frank Stecler, Cpl. Bob Dafoe, RCMP and Bob Gunder-son, president of the Chamber of Commerce. The curators are Mrs. Annie MacGowan and Mrs. Rider Davis. Assistant manager is Ken Friesen and the hostesses, who will wear the "dress Macleod" plaid kilts are Nora Perrin, Gwen Chambers, Betty Baur-assa, Helen Corbett, Pat Kel-lington, and Lucy Bedingfield. The groundsman is again Lloyd Scott. The Fort Museum will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. seven days a week until mid-September. The ever growing monument to the founders of the community attracted 60,000 visitors last season but Mr. King anticipates surpassing that figure this year. Broadcasters Accept New Rules ROLOFF - In" loving mem' ory of a dear wife Vio Roloff, who passed away May 24, 1969. Death broke the link that bound you to earth; But it can never sever The golden knot that our love tied- 'Twill bind us close forever. -Ever remembered by husband Gus 1962 VOLLENDORF - In loving memory of my dear husband, Walter, who passed away May 23, 1968. Oh happy hours we once enjoyed, How sweet their memory still, But death has left a loneliness, The world can never fil. -Ever remembered by his loving wife Lila. 1963 ROLOFF - In loving memory of a dear sister and aunt, Vio Roloff, who passed away May 24, 1969. Just a prayer from those who loved you, Just a memory fond and true, In our hearts you will live forever Because we thought the world of you. -Always remembered by her brothers, sisters and their families. 1961 Seal Drive Receipts Increase CALGARY (CP) - The Alberta Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Associ a t i o n raised $298,192 in its 1969 Christmas seal campaign. Only Quebec raised more, campaign director Beatr ice Jewett told the group's 31st annual meeting. The Alberta associ a t i o n should always be looking for a five-per-cent increase if it is to keep on the move, she said. Receipts from the direct mail sale of seals in 1969 were 3.4 per cent higher than in 1968. "We only heard from 37 per cent of the people we approached and it should have been 40 per cent," Mrs. Jewett said. "One problem we have is that a large number of western Canadians are always on the move and it is difficult to keep track of them, but since there is an increase in the population in Alberta contributions to the campaign should be greater." By THE CANADIAN PRESS Public and private sectors of the broadcasting industry quickly accepted new regulations Friday from the Canadian Radio-Television Commission and most said they could meet the rigid order to increase Canadian content on radio and television. The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. endorsed the regulations announced in Ottawa. President George Davidson said the publicly-owned corporation was pleased with the rules "because they are completely consistent with the commission's original intention and witli our own goals." Murray Chercover, president of the private CTV network, declined comment until he could study the regulations thoroughly. The CRTC rules require TV stations to fill at least 60 per cent of their schedules with Canadian programming by Oct. l, 1972, and AM radio stations to play a minimum of 30 per cent Canadian music by Jan. 18, 1971. The CBC will be required to meet the 60-per-cent rule by Oct. 1 this year instead of Sept. 1 as had been proposed earlier. Mr. Davidson said the CBC now has 55-per-cent Canadian content and the new rules "are within our capabilities." However, he said the CBC expects to face a loss of revenue and an increase in production costs because of the announcement. MAY END 'COMPLEX' Lorraine Thomson, a director of the Association of Canadian Radio and Television Artists, suggested the regulations will help remove an "inferiority complex" some people have about Canadian entertainment. MPs Jockey For Positions OTTAWA (CP) - Now that Commons committees have been given more work and, ostensibly, stature, there is more jockeying among MPs for membership on the blue-ribbon ones. The top committees are usually those appointed for a specific job.  Special committees now established or about to be set up are dealing with the constitution, election expenses, prices and pollution. Besides these, there are 22 regular committees on every subject from external affairs and finance to Commons procedure and operations of the Parliamentary restaurant. TOP MEN The four political parties like to put their top spokesmen on the special and other important committees to make the best showing with the public. As a result, many of the same first-string MPs turn up as members of all the whiz-bang committees while the same back-benchers serve as members of the less important committees. This has led to a good deal of resentment, especially among the Liberals whose only decent chance to make a showing is in committee. The Liberal back-bencher has little chance to show his stuff in the main arena, the Commons, because the government is always in a hurry to get bills approved, the opposition looks alter nearly all the criticism and there is little publicity in supporting a government measure. Former prime minister Diet-enbaker made an early mark in Parliament by getting himself appointed to as many committees as possible and attending as many committee meetings as possible. He used to flit from one meeting to another, stopping just long enough to make a telling remark in each committee. The result was that newspaper accounts of each committee meeting usually mentioned Mr. Diefenbaker prominently. Such an operation is much more difficult today-though it can still be done-because com- mittee discussions are much more detailed. It is harder to walk in cold on a committee and start pounding the table. When Donald Macdonald, gov-ernment house leader, announced in the Commons the membership of the special committee on the constitution, he added: "That is an all-star cast." NDP back-bencher Arnold Peters shouted mockingly: "God save the constitution." May List Parties On Next Ballot As 'Independent9 Pierre Berton, TV personality and writer, said the regulations are a "landmark in Canadian history." He said Canada must c/.ntrol her own broadcasting to be a strong independent nation. Conrad Lavigne, who operates CBC radio and TV affiliates in Timmins, Ont., predicted two-to-three-year period of "mediocrity" in English-language music. He said the CRTC's ulti mate goal is "fair and excellent," but will take time to achieve. Several spokesmen for Toronto radio stations and record manufacturers greeted the an nouncement enthusiastically. Barry Nesbitt, vice-president and general manager of CKFH, called the CRTC announcement "an excellent move." Gene Kirby, program director of CKEY, said the Jan. 18 date would give his station and others more time "build up good internationally acceptable content." John Williams of Columbia Records of Canada Ltd. said the announcement means "for the first time we'll have a Canadian recording industry." In Montreal, Bill Hambly, program director for CJAD, said his station founded the Ca-nadian Talent Library with CFRB six years ago and "right now we have over 150 albums of Canadian talent." "The music is ideal for our middle-of-the-road type programming." OTTAWA (CP) - In the next federal election expected in 1972, political affiliation probably will be marked on the ballot beside the candidate's name for the first time. However, a wrinkle in the proposed electoral act revisions may mean that Social Credit, Communist and other small-party candidates will be listed as independents. The proposed new act, introduced in the Commons last week, stipulates that any party that isn't now represented in the Commons by at least 12 members, and fails to field at least 75 candidates within a month of the next election, won't get its name on the ballot. In the past, that would have meant listings as independents for candidates for the Bloc Populate of the 1940s, the Rallie-ment des Creditistes, Social Credit and communism. The Creditistes have never run more than 75 candidates, though they have won as many as 26 seats in the Commons. HOLD 14 SEATS But they would be on the ballot the next time, under the proposed law, because they have 14 seats in the current Parliament. , Social Credit, which ran 31 candidates in 1968, would have to run at least 75 to get on the ballot. A Commons committee pro- posed that the cutoff figure be 10 per cent, or 26 candidates. The Commons has 264 seats. The rgument was that a breakaway group in a party shouldn't be allowed to identify itself with the party on the ballot, through sound-alike names. The new law, for instance, would prevent someone from listing himself on the ballot as an independent Creditiste or independent Conservative, to the detriment of the official party candidate. The government raised the figure to 75. A spokesman in Privy Council President Donald S. Macdonald's office said it is felt parties listed as such on the ballot should be national and not local or regional. Whitehead Moves To Maritime^ EDMONTON (CP) - Capt. Bill Whitehead, assistant regional information officer for the Department of National Defence in Alberta, is being posted to Halifax to take a similar position for the Maritimes. Capt. Denny Ryan of Calgary, who has just completed a 10-month duty on Cyprus, will take over the Edmonton position June 8. Matthew Halton Grads Honored PINCHER CREEK (Special) Closing exercises and a dance were held recently for the Grade 12 class of Matthew Hal-ton High School. A banquet was held in the Dieppe Memorial Hall for the graduates, teachers and guests. Mr. and Mrs. Max Gibb of Lethbridge were head table guests. Mr. Gibb urged the grad-uands to tackle life's problems without fear and with confidence. They had come this far, they could continue journey. Wayne Pinkney made the toast to the graduands, to which Randy Leal responded. Miss Hazel Gibson made the toast to the teachers. At 8:30 p.m. the Grade 12 processional began under the theme of "Enter the Young". Dennis Sillito introduced principal T. Thomsen, who then called the grads individually to receive their pins. The class history was given by Miss Judy Lineham. The Grade 12 presentation was made by Miss Elinor Collins and the class prophecy was given by Bruce Mackenzie. The Grade 11 choral group sang Sounds of Silence and Bye Bye Grads, after which Jerry Bennett gave to* "last will and testament." Miss Hazel Gibson recited a poem wh'.ch she had composed. The evening closed with dancing to the music of the 49 Parallel. Graduates are: Larry Burns, Wayne LeGrandeur, Craig Car-nell, Rusty Ross, Rick Bardwell, Gerry Pollack, Bruce Oulette, Dan Westoby, Fred Schoening, Dale Akitt, Rob Shemko, Rod Start, Alan Dixon, Loren Dyck, Perry Whipple, Dennis Sillito, Tom Ross, Russel Robb, Arnold Smith, Glenn Kubasek, Bruce McKenzie, Donald Handford, Lloyd Cridland, Rany Leal, Jerry Bennett, Glen Cooky, Doug R i g a u x, Clayton McGlynn, Wayne Sanford, Jim Kemp, Susan Thomas, Sandra Big Bull, Vivian Bryant, Marlene Terril, Denise Sommervile, Bonnie Gaetz, Brenda Gairns, F a y e Poche, Jessie Pearson, Gert Popp, Delia Truit, Anja Schlos-ser, Terry Dobbs, Jean McCrim-mon, Shu-ley Thomson, Anne Russell, L a u r a-Lee Froese, Louise Whitson, Diana Everts, Elizabeth Willms, Terry Wit-tkopf, Ellen Mitchell, Hazel Gibson, Connie Robinson, Gloria Kettles, Lynn Buchanan, Lorraine Fernquist, Judy Lineham, Elinor Collins and Lorraine Rogers. Angry Cyprus Leader Fires Policemen LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) Rightist raiders stormed the police headquarters in this south Cyprus city overnight and made off with a large supply of weapons. President M a k a r 1 o s came here from Nicosia today for a personal investigation and informed sources said he angrily dismissed several officers present at the time of the raid. The police headquarters was raided by more than 70 armed men who left leaflets identifying them as members of the out lawed National Front, which favors union of Cyprus with Greece. The raiders overpowered the guards on duty and herded them and off-duty policemen into cells. Makarios has sought to maintain peace between 500,000 Greeks in Cyprus and the minority of about 100,000 Turks by vowing not to give in to the demands of the National Front and refusing to accede to the Turks' wishes for partition of the island. Music Rules Set OTTAWA (CP) - A three-stage formula for deciding just what is Canadian, musically, has been set by the Canadian Radio - Television Commission in new regulations on minimum Canadian content for AM radio stations. The commission announced new regulations Friday setting a minimum of 30-per-cent Canadian music content for AM radio starting Jan. 18, 1971. But the formula for deciding what qualifies as Canadian is less rigid at the start than it will be in subsequent stages starting Jan. 18, 1972, and Jan. 18, 1973. The CRTC Canadian qualifications are: -The instrumentation of lyrics to be principally performed by a Canadian. -The music to be composed by a Canadian. -The lyrics to be written by a Canadian. -The live performance to be wholly recorded in Canada. STARTS IN '71 For the first year starting In 1971, a piece of music will be considered Canadian if it meets any one of those four conditions. Starting in 1972, the Canadian label would apply only where any two of the conditions are met. Starting In 1973, at least five per cent of the music broadcast specifically would have to meet either the qualification of composition by a Canadian or of lyrics written by a Canadian. Once a work has been deemed to be Canadian, a recording of it would also qualify as Canadian. The regulations allow for modification of the requirements by the CRTC where a station operator can demonstrate that meeting them would "result in a significant diversity of program service" within his area. Read Bill To Overhaul Tax Board OTTAWA (CP)-The government presented legislation to the Commons here to change the name and overhaul the structure of the tax appeal board. The bill, sponsored by Justice Mini ster John Turner, was given routine first reading. The justice department said in a news release-there is no Commons discussion at first reading of bills-that one of the major purposes is to provide the ordinary taxpayer with a tribunal that combines accessibility, informality and effectiveness. The changed board would be called the tax review board. The bill would make tax appeal more accessible to the average taxpayer by providing that costs of appeals of less than $1,000 would be paid by the national revenue department if the department appeals a board decision to the Exchequer Court. The board has been criticized because the revenue minister would often appeal a case to the court in which the taxpayer had been successful at the board level. This was especially true in the case of a matter of interpretation which would affect a great many people, Mr. Turner's release said. This normally meant that the taxpayer would have to pay heavy legal costs, and thus was discouraged from taking a case to the board at all. "Reasonable" appeal costs would be paid by the ministry no matter what the outcome. NOMINATION NOTICE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that I will attend at the City Hall on Wednesday, the 27th day of May, 1970, from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 o'clock Noon, for the purpose of receiving Nomination of Candidates for the office of Trustee of the Lethbridge Catholic Separate School District No. 9 of the Province of Alberta. Given under my hand at Lethbridge this 21st day of May, 1970. John Gerla, Returning Officer Nomination forms can b� s�cur�d at tht offica of the City Clirk in tht City Hall, Ulhbridga. M83 ;