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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY Uphill Tells Loggers Labor Is Behind Them In Strike Demands FERNIE. open- air Tpa-'g meeting was held in Fer- nie Thursdav evening in connection with ihe woodworkers' strike in B_C. Thomas Uphill, M.I A., the first speaker, assured the workers that organized labor is behind them in their demands for a higher, standard of living. Al Parkins, president and busi- ness manager of local 1-405, was the next speaker. He encourag- ed the men to hold firm until their requests were granted. The speaker stated that the strikers' demands three-fold: 1. Twenty-five cents an flour in- crease in wages; 2. That the weekly hours DC re- duced from 48 to 40; 3. Union check-off svstem of union dues. He stated that approximately had been raised for strike relief, and gave the details of the weekly relief scale. The speaker stated that the union had been negotiating for 22 months with the employers, without suc- cess, before calling the strike. MARKET CHANGES HANDS DISTRICT NEWS PAGE In Police Court Fines and costs amounting to S335J5 were levied by Magistrate Ben Metcalfe in city and Royal Ca- nadian Mounted Police courts here Monday morning as His Worship disposed of one of the largess dock- ets ever to come before him. No less than 28 charges were read out, remands being given in several cases. Traffic violations cost eight Leth- bridge and district motorists a total of after ther pleaded guilty. Convicted on a charge of refus- ing to pay Yukihiko Miki of Pic- ture Suite illo.75 in wages owing. Hubert Wurzer of Picture Butte was ordered to pay the wages as well as court costs- Eva Thompson of Lethbridge, who told police she was counting alley cats when they accosted her in a downtown back alley at ajn. last week, was fined and costs, or one month in Fort Sas- katchewan jail in default of pay- ment, for failing to give police a satisfactory explanation for being in the lane at that time. Philip Harris of Lethbridge was remanded until Thursday after not guiltv to a charge of assaulting Mrs. Stella Wurzer cf Lethbridge. Charles A. Passev of Magrath was remanded to Wednesday on a charge of being intoxicated while having control of a motor vehicle. No plea xvas taken. Hearing of a similar charge against Maurice M. aiarsden of Lethbridge was set for June 5 after he pleaded not guilty. Marsden is also to be tried that day on a charge of giving liquor to a. minor, a count he aJso denied. The following were fined S20 and costs after admitting various liquor act violations: George Frank Stillman. James Connoly, Mrs. Libby Edna Naessens, Mrs. Eileen Leinweber and John Kuharchuk, all of Lethbridge; Floyd Golden Clark of Cardston; John Nickle of Coaldale, and James A. Caufield and Abe CXNeil of Medicine Bat. Japanese Leave For Homeland Pte. T. Sandever returned this week from a visit to Hamilton. Oct.. where he visited his son. John, who is at- tending welding schooL visrrs SISTERS COALDALE (HNS> Miss H. Warkentm. R.N.. left last Wednes- dav for ChiUiwack. B.C.. where she will visit for several weeks with her sisters. Mrs. C. WiUms and Jtrs. J. penner. A total of 94 persons of Japanese origin who left Lethbridge Satur- day evening for the Orient as voluntary repatriates are now in Vancouver awaiting the sailing of their ship, the General Gordon, on Friday. Given a send-off by several hundred of their fellow country- men, the repatriates went in two railway coaches under R.C.M.P. escort. Large numbers of the repatriates and those in the farewell party sobbed as they said goodbyes. There was no excitement or enthusiasm VIEW WOODWORK and the send-off was one of the exhibit of quietest, most serious and most i pupils' woodwork at the school shop tearful seen here. Not even the S oa Monday evening was viewed by j voung children showed anv signs of a goodly number of interested Engraving. DONNA ARCHIBALD DELBERT STEED Mrs. Lily G. Archibald. Cardston, announces the engagement of her daughter. Donna, to Mr. Delbert Steed, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Steed. Cardston. The weddisg TriJl take place in the Alberta Terapie, Cardston. June 5. nEW DAYTON W.L GIVES SUPPORT TO FUND NEW ladies were present when the mem- bers of the New Dayton WX met1 at the home of Mrs. fi. Meldrum. i It was reported that elong with the donation the Wi gave, and S money collected, was sent to i the Cancer Fund. i Mrs. J. McBean and Mrs. A. R.J Gorrill will be Ja charge of the i clothing dnve at New Dayton. oe from the .wtn to the 29tii: McClarr furnace and modern ajr- Business Directory For Quick, Efficient Serrico get m. toweh witfcs ACCOUNTANTS_______ H. W. MEECH AGENCIES Acadia BkxX 3rd Avenae South. Income Tax Phone 3043. ______ 193S e i ACK CONDITIONING________ II i FREEL SHEET SiZTAL 1323 of June. The clothing is to be left conditioning. See oar Coor display as the home of Mrs. 4. Cress. Mrs.________________________ J. McBean gave art excellent paper j----------CHARLTO'N HDLL on -Cheraurgy." Plans were made gj-eet Metal and Roofing Contraco. for the constituency conference Furnace and Eavestrough. Repairs, ahich wiU be held in New 11333 on the llth of June. WELLINGTON Decor- ators.- IBS. 1907. For OhotM 3472. Res. Sll-lOth St US3 FIRTH BROS. Spray PaSsting and Quiet Given oc Roofs, Stucco Hotsses, Farm Buildings Phone 3731. 715-nth St. S. VETERANS HONORED ALTO WRECKERS Theodore 3rd St. Phoce 2918. MCLAUGHLIN Garage and Wreckers. Comer of 4th and 10 LtX WtCCHET Paintics. Paper- hanging St. S. PiSOOft 3765. 254 ARCHER Busy Southern Alberta SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC D. Tillack of Lethbridge, son of Mrs. tneda 'iillack oi toorimg. who j was recently discharged from the j air force, and Reed Hogenson, son cf Mr. and Mrs. Neils Hogenson, i of Stirling, who was recently dis- charged irom the army, were the guests of honor a; the home of Mrs. Frieda Tillack. Wednesday evening, where a iunch was served to the t many guests present. Out-of-town j guests included Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Tsllack of Raymond and Mrs. L. Nordean and two small daughters of Turin. BEAUTY PARLORS WSSTBROOS'S BEAUTY PARLOft for your Next Hair All work guaranteed. Phone 3852. VOGUE BEAUTY SHOP 40S-13th Street North. The Latest in Hair Styling. Phone 2287. Interior and Exterior Decorator. Modem Sosipsseio. phone 2468. MAXO TCXTSG GERARD HOEKSTKA Phone 3355. 1505-4th Ave. S. RADIO REPAIRS BABY BCGGY REPAIRS PLAY WELL ATTENDED BABY BUGGY wheels retired, re- paired and trued. Sevice while you wait. BERT MAC'S 315-7th St. S. Phone 3232. Phone 3232 BERT MAC'S Where they build np the performance of TOUT Charges. 315-Tth St. S. 3SO BARRETTS SUNDAY SCHOOL FliAMU I tyn-3rowa in Calgary and take up i TURIN The Sunday residence. S.-L. Mosiyn-Brown was PINCHER CREEK vHNS) A excitement. The repatriates were some of the Japanese evacuated to south- ern Alberta from British Columbia, more than four years ago. Most of the parents explained they wished 10 go to Japan to be with children they had sent to school there before the war. and with relatives in the homeland. Many of those remaining felt that Ihe repatriates making a mis- take by leaving adding: "This country wiil not keep us re- stricted much longer." Many Leaving A Japanese physician, who had come here from interior British Columbia for the departure of the repatriates, told The Herald that 500 repatriates would be leaving the adults and much credit was given Mr. Wyier. the instructor, for hss untiring efforts with the boys. Bookends, cabinets, lamps and magazine racks were shown. VISITORS FROM B.C. and Geo. Eckmier cf Nelson. B.C.. are visi- tors at the home of their daughter, Mrs. G. Lu Berry, this week, having been called to Orion on account of the serious illness and death of Mr. Eckrnier's mother. NEW DAYTON NOTES NEW and Mrs. A. R. GorrUl and Mrs. J. Cress motored to Calgarv on Friday. Mrs. L. L. Edwards went by plane on Tuesday to Edmonton to attend School of the United church is 1 stationed in Medicine Hat at No. 34 a picnic a; the Athletic j S.F.T.3. for some grounds June 1. SET SPORTS DAY for Vauxhall and dav neighborins camp at Tashme, B.C., on Tuesday, I the United _ Church conference. Japanese Begin Journey to Homeland HERE FROM STATES CHAMPION (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harper of Spokane are in Champion visiting Mr. Harper's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Harper. GO TO WETASKIWIN CHAMPION (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. G. Johannson 'and their two children have left Champion to take up residence in Wetaskiwin. VISITING PARENTS LOMOND (HNS) Miss Agnes Henderson from Edmonton is home for three weeks, visiting her par- ents. MANY ATTEND SHOWER- largely at- tended shower, honoring Mrs. Cos (nee Laura Sorgafd) was held at the home of Mrs. John Sprgara, Tuesday afternoon. The bride re- ceived many lovely gifts. OVERSEAS ARRIVALS more repats have returned to Bellevue this Eric Price and Nick Revnek from overseas. Mrs.' Ed. Foftenazo, a Scotch bride, arrived here this week. She was met at Calgary by her husband. BACK FROM OVERSEAS CHAMPION (HNS) Ernest Harper recently returned from Ger- manv with his discharge from the United States army. FROM REVELSTOKE A. Breg- loiss of Ravelstoke, B.C.. was a re- cent visitor at Natal at the home of Mr. and airs. J. Freney. RETURNS HOME R. Letasy. Sr.. returned to her home at Michel after spending some time holiday- ing a; Three Hills, Alta. HONORED GUEST NATAL, mem- bers and officers of the Michei Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 1864, had as an honored guest member in Brother Ray E. Burse, Deputy Auditor of the Grand Aerie of Spokane, Wash., who visited the many members throughout the two towns of Natal and Michel. PASSES AT PINCHER PINCHER CREEK (Special) A resident of southern Alberta for 50 years. Mrs. H. H. of Spread Eagle, died in St. Vincent's hospital, Pincher Creek, recentlv, after a lengthy illness. Bcrri in Utah in 1S02. she came to Alberta her family and attended the Twin BuUe school. In 1917 she was mamed to Jack Bechtel, formerly of Vancouver, making their home in the Spread Eagle district. She leaves to mourn her husband. Jack, and four (Mrs. Cyril Inga, at home, Jac- queline, attending Spread Eagle school, and Sally; also a sister, Mrs. B. Marshall, and three AJvin and Aaron Skelund of Twin Suite, and Jack Efeelund of Coal- dale. schools has been sei for Friday, j May 31. I NO MOISTURE j iHNS) The cold nonh winds and heavy clouds of Tuesday and Wednesday brought no precipitation to Vauxhall and im- mediate district. GOING OVERSEAS MEDICINE Mrs. J. B. McQueen and daughter Betty left on Sunday for New York. They have taken nassage on the Queen Mary for Scotland and later will join" Lieut--CoL McQueen in Ger- i many. ATTEND SERVICE MEDICINE Girl Guides. Brownies and Boy Scouts attended service on Sunday at Barnabas church, where Capt. H. Stonier-Hamnett was in charge of the services- The colors of the Girl Guides were consecrated and the padre save a very interesting talk to the young people of the churcb. Tfae anthem was a charming ar- rangement of "Land of Hope and Glorsr" rendered by the full choir. LEAVES FOR ENGLAND MEDICINE ron Leader W. A. Mostyn-Brown. Tt A "P., who returned in March from overseas and has since been iakins a course at Trenton, Ont_ left last Photo; Herald Engraving. Crowds of Japanese gathered at the C.F-R. station Saturday night to bid goodbye to the contingent of repatriates who left Lethbridge for the long journey over land and sea to Japan.' Picture above shows the many assembled at the station befcre the departure of the train. Announced BACK FROM OVERSEAS Pte. Leon- ard Payne has arrived home from sen-ice overseas. He joined the Ca- capacity crowd attended the local; BICYCLE REPAIRS T-. rm t _-------------___ nadian arrcv in 1943 and served over- seas with the Royal BIsck Watch of the second division and he was wounded twice. He has beea visit- ing here on hospital leave. Pte. Payne is the son of Frank Payne BOYS' BANQUET CARDSTON The Social Centre was the setting recently for a hanouet of the boys of the Aaromc Priesthood of the Alberta stake when 275 were present- Special theatre in Pincher Creek on Wed- i nesday evening when the St. Michael's school presented a three- hour program. The farst number presented was a mixed chorus oi several songs given by the high students. The feature at- traction of the evening was a three- act royalty play, "Spring A colorful and entertaining chil- YOCR BICYCLE to slioo in th Parts and accessories for all makes Amsrican. English, carried in stock. BERT i- 3LAC'S 315-7th St. 3. Phone 3232. 382 2SPSRT RADIO APPLIANCE REPAIRS. ALL PARTS AND 331 WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. CLARKE 3LK. PHONS 4554. _________________________1625 KEPLER'S GUARANTEED REPAIRS TO Alt MAKES RADIOS. HEARING 4IDS and APPLIANCES. 322A 7th St- S. Phone 43S3. RADHTOR REPAIRS CABINET MAKING Wm. Kelly sang wo solos. strike, he said it would mean that they wouid withhold tJifir products from market until prices were re- ceived comparable with existing guests "were Elder" Joseph Fielding conditions whereby everyone except and Bishoo Jos. L. Wrrthlin the farmer was getting more forhis _ _ n._ _ wnr-r TTIIS of Salt Lake Cny. Pres. Gordon S. Brewerton and his committee made the arrangements. LAD INJURED Kenneth Blanev. voung son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Blasey, met with a senous and painful accident on Tuesday evenirss. May 21. when his collar- bone was broken while visiting with soaie playmates at the Nadarozny horne. He was immediately taken to Taber hospital for treatment. His parents expect to be able to bring him hiroe in a cast this week- end. ___ FAVOR FARMERS' STRIKE MACLEOD MIMEOGRAPHING ALL WORK CAREFULLY DONE J. S. Brown, care Brown's Musical ___________Supplies, City._______1671 FITTING___ FRED a speciality, 604-6th St, S. Phone 2735. 1331 WHEEL ALIGNING REPAIRS_____________ Watch and Clock Repairs. MAC'S WATCH SHOP. Ccaidalg- 1572 WELDING____________' 3S99 for Portable WeJding. Prompt Sendee, Guaranteed Work. Richard's Welding, 323 4th St: S. We change the steel rims of i------ or wheels to rims suitable for rubber tires. WEEDED PRODUCTS 210 1st Avenue. Phone 2544 ;