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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1952, Lethbridge, Alberta SECOND SECTION PAGES 9 TO 20 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1952 WINTER'S WHITE BLANKETS FIELDS Photo by Orval Brunelle: Herald Engraving. First real snow of winter produced ering a snaking- irrigation ditch, con- this scene on fields east of the provin- trasting with of snow dunes on cial jail IMonday. The Southern Alberta the bank and stubble on the fields still snow scene has the black glint of ice cov- poking above winter's blanket. Random Rhymes EXPECT W P.C INCREASE IN VOLUME farmers have finished 1 their harvest. A truly remarkable crop. to they're beciMtiac worry That year might tura out a flop. Ttoft (round seems to he with- out moisture. And droucht ia the future mar strike. You'd think they'd relax for the winter But this is what people are like. New Grocery Store Is Opened Lethhridte's newest self-serve iroteiy store, the Lakeside Grocery at 1th Are. S. opens its doors Wednesday morning. Operator of the store. Che first to serve the population of that locali- ty, to Frank Done, a Lethbridge resident who estimates that he has been involved in seven lines of busi- ness since he first started out in IttS. Mr. Dong left Lethbridge for Cal- gary in 1949 but returned here to take over- the new grocery. The store will handle al! lines of gro- ceries, as well as cold meats, on a self-serve basis. RCMP Recover Stolen Vehicle RCMP Tuesday morning; recover- ed a truck stolen from Andrews Hardware in Fort Macleod Monday night. The truck a half ton light. delivery, was found on the Blood Indian Reserve near Fort Macleod. The vehicle had been taken from a locked garage after the owners had left it with a full tank of gas and the keys lying on the seat. Pioneer Baker Dies After Struck by Car '52 Traffic Fatality CHEST DRIVE 77 PER CENT Robert Scott K. of teth- bridjre. who severely-injur- ed when struck by a car Thurs- day'evening died In a local hos- pital early Tuesday morning. His death the first traffic fatality in Lethbridje this year and the first city traffic death since July. 1951, when a young girl was killed. Mr. Scott was knocked down at the corner cf 3rd Are. S. and 6th St. S. by a car reported- ly driven by Douglas Thomp- OWMsfcN MIXMASTERS Hamilton Beach Westinghouse K-M Power Mix 25% OFF WILSON ELECTRIC son. a. CPR worker from Spring Coulee. A past mortem and in- will be held. Mr. Scott was a. long time resi- dent of Lethbridge and was pro- prietor of Scott's City Bakery from 1908 until his retirement in 1944. Born in Kelso. Scotland, in 1877 he moved to Canada In 1907. set- tling briefly in Souris, Man, and Winnipeg before coming west to Lethbridge. PIONEER FIRM On arrival in tethbridge he bonght the City Bakery Co. be- lieved to be the oldest In the city. Beginning in a small frame bniMIng near the old fire hall, tbe bakery made several moves daring its lifetime. Mr. Scott was an enthusiastic Sportsman, his special interests being soccer and lawn bowling. Over 49 yean ago, he donated the Scott Cop for soccer, which b still competed for in the city. First winners of the cnp were the Sons of England He won the Adams cup for lawn I bowling in 1917 and was always an enthusiastic supporter of the gams. He was also a member of the Army and Navy Veterans Association. I Mr. Scott was married m Coat- j bridge. Scotland, in 1897. His wife i and first two children followed him i out to Canada the year after his i arrival here. His wife, Mary, pre- deceased him 11 years ago. Ke is survived by two daughters. Mrs. Martha Lackenby. of Vancou- 1 ver and Mrs. Roberta Watson of Prince Albert. Sasfc.; one son. Jack Scots of 1408 3rd Are. S_ Leth- I bridge: nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. I Funeral arrangements have not jyet been completed. Martin Bros. i Funeral Home is in charge. If you buy. fewer will and use Christmas Seals. PLUMftlltta HEATM6 CONTUfCTOIS A HERCMMITS FAST, EFFICIENT SERVICE 910 3rd AVE. SO. PHONE 3014 YOUTH FOR CHRIST PRESENTS GEORGE ROBINSON Tanthful AND Rev. and Norman Jamie son of the SUNRISE GOSPEL HOUR Recently retvmed from tow ef Japan. afMl India. Hear the eoant of this tovr Good Musical Program by the JUNIOR HIGH AUDITORIUM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 8 P.M. ADMISSION OFFERING Sponsored by the Christian Business Men's Committee REACHES OF QUOTA End This Week Community Chest figures rose to 77 per cent of the SH.- 500 of the objective Tuesday, in the sixth, and according to Publicity Agent Dennis O'Con- nell, the last week of the cam- paign, with a total ot 944.MO collected. Mr. O'Connell said the cam- paign, already the longest Red Feather drive ever held in Lethbridge and two weeks be- yond the closing date original- ly set. would definitely come to an end this week even if the objective was not reached. All canvassers from the city's service clubs are urged to get out and complete their cam- paigns. "It would be a shame to close the campaign with money lying around still wait- inf to be collected." Campaign Secretary Mrs. F. L. Arm- strong said. There are stni only two clubs of the 10 in the service club percentage rac: that have reached or passed their objec- tives. Y's Men. first over the top. have 120 per cent and Quota. 100. Low club on the percentage Scoreboard is the Lions, with 68 per cent of its objective. Kins- men are on the second rung from the bottom with 11 per cent, while Kiwanis have 73 per cent. Cosmos have 71 per cent. SIVai-Brith. tJ, Kiwanis Green Acres 86 and Gyro W. Rot- ary. with 95 per cent, has only five per cent more to fo to be the third club to reach the top. South Alto. Musicale Wins Worm Acclaim to Scout Hall The ervwi was initlT Mnalt Monday night at the Sports Centre trtrt H an enttiwUrtk: one Southern Alberta had a treat to it, It had for and K contained A wcfl. balanced variety. The Southern Alberta eale vac sponsored fey and Dfetrfet Scoafe and Girl CmneM alt frnttnU were to go to- RalL Ow Interior Which re- As the evening of songs and music drew to a close, Ijea Ankers of Lethbridge. provincial field com- missioner, thanked the guests for coming, the artists for contributing their talents and asked support for leaders of the movement irho he said not only are building better citizens but also leaders of the fu- ture. FTJIX PROGRAM "Hie program opened with the 22- voice Symphonaires. a -rell-bBl- anced choral croup conducted by Dr. Wayne Matkin and accompan- ied by M2s8 Francine Russell. It was rounded out songs from Baritone Arthur Hunt of bridge: paano selections by Miss Alma Cagleson of Warner; songs Miss Ella Rndlay of Lethbridge, sc- prano and trumpet solos by Miss Joanne White of Knch- TALK ABOUT EASY MONEY! white figure skates, man's winter coat; x 12 pet. and underfelt; china cabinet. Apply-----phone----- SOLD SAME DAY eunes hi ererj- ititht m the fart ft HERALD WANT ADS REMEMBER CallSTSl W for Service HERALD CLASSIFIED ADS er Creek and lyrical shindigs by the Village including John Lantley. Norman Cullen. Campbell and Ted Lawrence. Dr. Matkin was director and pro- ducer. presented to the ap- proximately 30o in the audience were: The Symphonaires: My Heart and Thy Sweet Voice, One Day in May. Bless the Lord O Mr Soul. Glorious Forever Our Free dom Giver. Norwegian Dance. Sing a Sotitt of Sixpence and The Birth day of Our King: Mr. Hunt: Old Man River. None But the Lonely Heart. The Dusty Road. The B' Plouchman and Because: Mis Eagleson: Haydn's Sonata No. 7 Chopin Impromptu in A Flat. Ma jor Opus 29 and Gnome's Dance and Chopin's C Sharp Minoi Waltz; Miss findlay: Morning. Mr Hero. The Hills of Home and Love Life; Miss White: Sometime Twelfth Street Chattanooea Shoe Shine Boy and Walkmz My Baby Back Home: The Squires: Hello Everybody. Wait "T51T the Sun Shines Nellie. I Love the Way. "Deed I Do, and Nursery Rhyme. Post Office Preparing for Yule Rush is thr deadline for malliitE Christmas letters. parcels to be deliver- ed locally, for guaranteed de- livery hefore Christmas, A. Darlington annwttno ml MwHiay. He said that with an increase in volume of mail this Christ- mas anticipated at about per cent more than tMV vclume of last year's Christmas mail, local letters or marc-els mailed alter the nth rettM Mot he in- sured delivery by Dec. 2S. The staff of the local posioffice be segmented to snore than :ce normal size to handle ifce I huge anaoKir of letters jed. he said. Tbe f resent posioffice 'staff consisis of te employees. I while 6S ex'ras ar> to be esaploy- ed to handle she rush. Mr. Darlington said 22 of the 68 extras wxndd be used oa a srao- pJified breakdown of cijy .sorting Else letters awi parcels into CARING AND COURAGE 4" 4- 4- Are Personified by Walter Callow, Who Hopes to Aid Crippled Alberta Veterans ;ions expert, two secretaries and a' And dictating poetry So a secretary how 01" volunteers. is rauch snore dmicult than writing' Mr. Callow explains it thus: "In for yourself. j bttte hospital room operate In 1948 the Mutual Broadcasting; a bits line, a moving picture. gave Sysieni gave Waiter Callow the prs2es carry on raffles and a "Golden Rule Award" as the man. In this "hospital room on this continent who conducted, the spirit of Christ live." 5 his life closest to the Golden Rule. He has a suite of offices in the, And what does Walter i inmias nruare Lra-m- Camp Hill Military hospital in blind, helpless :n Umb and bocy a recent to Easie-n Can-' Halifax, vrsih hss own room as the legless ar.d perhaps soon to be arm-' Mr MeFsriand met the centra! one. where his secretary an- lees m consiant pain. to swers phone calls all the day long.) lead even a fraement of a normal! If he is to speak himself, his sec-' does Waller Caliow say By TED MOSCR (Herald staff Writer) A ptrx to a provincial- wide cervice club or similar orsaniKi- tmf is being made by E. K. MeFarland lu take as its major project the support of the Alberta toaneh of the Callow Veterans' and Invalids' Welfare former Royal Corps immovable. Mr. Callow as now blind, i wheelchair and a bus in which j-------- be easilv j serving overseas received over 3.000.- the wheelchair ran rol'eil and securelv fa-tened. Hit to enjoy the benefits of his own invention. Mr. Callow wanted to do some- thine for more foitunate rrip- pies and something to j Hive them more to live for. His 1 wheelchair coach was the an- swer. Mr. McFarland was aapomied by Mr. Callow pronounced with the accent on the syllab'e president for Alberta ana a national director of the league. NEEDS SPONSOR i "I could be a loi (WO cicarettes in his name! Walter Callow. j Walter Callow is a poel. as well That Courage. worse." says T. H. Llewellyn Heads Horticultural Society Meeting Held T H. Llewellyn was elected pres- ent of the Lethbridge and District Now back in Lethbridse. Mr. Me- j Horticultural Soeietv Monday nscht Flarland is lookine for directors on at -he annual meeting a provincial committee and an or- j ln tne Red Cross rooms. He ganization that will sponsor :he so- ciety here. One bus. with u heel- chairs, costs about S16.000. Operat- ing costs would include mainten- ance, hiring of a driver-attendant for each bus as well as aides, or hostesses. succeeds J. H. Downs. Speaking to the meeting. Mr. Llewelhn said he hoped be able so gne all the attention needed to the improvemeni of the society and the city as a He pointed ___ out that to achieve this task, the The bus could be shared between, must nave the support oi the three or four main cities in the, she conimunrvy. and urged efforts province, until funds or onranim-' to ,ncrcasc its' membership. tions to support more were found, j The socjetv had once had a mem- They could bp used to take crin- bership of 750. he said. Since that pled veterans and civilians on sicht- membership had dwindled seeing tours of citv and country, to! and the society must now "do take ihem to picnics, baseball, soc-1 comethintr to cet those 750 mem- cer. football and other games, ana even 1000 members." to other such affairs. j Retiring president J. K. Downs The story of the Callovt- Wheel- thanked all who had worked wifh chair Coach, and of us inventor, is, him durine his term of office and one of persistence and urced members to remember that above courage. Walter CaUow. the society existed for the benefit bom in Parrsboro. Noia Scotia., of the city and district, learned to be a mechanic in the Mrs. A. G. Virtue showed colored town of his birth He carried a par-' slides of pictures taken durin? a ental trait of a keen sense of hu- recent visit, to Britain. Of special mor, a priceless gift for the life he interest to the societv were her was to lead. shots of the Chelsea Flower Show streets and the job of the final sorters thai 'much easier and quicker. Tbe rest of ibe exira help will be P'-i to use jnainiy as sorters or letter earners. I Those mailmg CSjnssmas letters "and parcels are urged by Mr. Darlington to post their mail well in advance of tbe deadline: to ad- dress the mail to the full street. address and to supply a correc; re- turn address ic case the mail can- not be delivered. Deatfllae tn mail to Ucited Stales ic Dec. Mr. Darling- ton although parcels slMMU he mailed before that if possible, to allow for passing through customs. The lass aiailm? dase for mail to Newfoundland to insure delivery is Dec. 11. he said, with Dec. 12 the deadline for mail to the Jlari- times. Dec. 13 is the last date for mail- ing and parcels :o Ontario. Quebec. Manitoba and British Columbia, while Dec. 15 is the lass mailing date for Alberta aod Sas- katchewan delivery before Christ- mas. Air-lift would be given wherever possible to mall prepaid at first- cUss rases. Mr. Darlington said, while Christmas cards in open en- velopes, at third class rates, would be shipped by rail or ship. people observe the mailing dates, we guarantee that the mail wiii be delivered before Christ- mas." the postmaster stated. "Olh- e'-wise we don't guarantee any- thing." OVERSEAS MAIL Meanwhile, those planning to mall letters and parcels seas have been offered words of wisdom br A. R. Kerr of Montreal, manager of the for- eign department of the Cana- dian Pacific Express Depart- ment: "Ship as soon as pos- sible." The last steamship connections for jniaranteed European delivery by Christ- mas leave Montreal on Novem- ber 29. he added. He pointed out that, gift pack- ages forwarded by express over- seas must not exceed 22 pounds jross weight. Provided the value >f a gift parcel does not exceed. no export permit will be re- quired. Mr. Kerr said that corrugated cartons and heavy paper are the best materials to use when wrap- ping parcels for overseas ship- ment. No fowl, either raw or cooked and including turkey, can be ship- ped into the United Kingdom this year, Mr. Kerr stated, as the Brit- ish government has banned the import, of fowls into the nation to prevent the spread of fowl pest. PLANE CRASH Tn 1916 Walter Callow share of ent sold and Kew Gardens. A short executive meeting pre- the eeneral meetmc and re- are of a small Darmership anrt e, enera- nim? an r- nard. a former member of the society who aiec5 recentlj, Others elected nt the meeting were: First vice-president. J. K. McGregor; 5econd Smith; show supervisor. R. C- Niven: auditor. E. S. Jackson; di- Hope. J. Cousins. J. H. taking his pilot iraininsr. his culties becan. Darinc and carc'ree. he accompanied a test pilot on a test flight. The plane crashed, ano a severe back injury the young dare-devil until 191S. when he was allowed home- Walter Callow made frequent trips to the hospital for trrat- Tncnt. and hetan stavinc there for longer In 1HIT7 he enterrd Catnp Hill hospital fnr the last time. In 1939 hr came total'y blind, and in 1953 't past less, j useless for anything to create pain, wrrr amputated. How so-caJJod "human unable So move, or FPC. carry out his self-imposed task of helping fellow-sufferers? CONSTANT PAIN Constantly m pain. Hat on back hss head a little lowei than his body .his man of ?n un- i measurably wsiJ so di com- mandeers z board of McFarland is public re3a- t Free Skating Downs. "Sandv1 Dr. M. W. Cormack. A. Niven. Archie Clark. Don- ald Nattress. E. L. Woodbury, Wil- liam Chenery. J B Dore, John Frouws. Haroid Doe. J- P. Talbot. R. A Fleming and Harry Grigsby. BOYHOOD'S BEST DAYS Building With MECCANO Complete outfits from HARPWAIII COMPANY YOUR DINKY HEADQUARTERS The of the Leth- i to reiurr- bridce Arena -a ish to announce that ihere will be a free skating period from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday after- j noon for all those under 16 jears of age. Admission will be charced over 16 years for the regular public statins session. FOR WINTER DRIVING STUDDED and TRACTION TREAD TIRES IN ALL SIZES TRIMBLES FOR TIRES 316-1Kb St. So. Phone 3007 INSURANCE FIRE AtTTO FARM BONDS LIABILITT MERRILL AGENCIES Insurance an4 Real Eitate Dallas ST. AUGUSTINE'S PARISH MISSION WEDNESDAT SERVICES Cnmmnnion Service Scrricr There will lx- yn npportonfty