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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ALOHA WEEK VACATION HAWAII CALIS Departs Ocl. 91 h Rclurni Oct. 24lh ONLY CALGARY RETURN Join now and cnloy. Hawaiian feslivo holidayl Price includes air faro, holol and ol'ler island tours CONTACT BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1371 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-3201 or 328-6858 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lethbrufcie Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, September 19, 1970 PAGES 13 TO 2G J's erru J_jlancl s A. E. CROSS Your Franchiied Dealer for Nikon, Zoin Ikon, Marmya, Bell and Hawaii, Broun and Kodak Darkroom Equipment and Supplies Photo By Walter Kerber Marion Wilson, McNally Grade 3 Student, Ponders The Past At Historic Site 500 Attend Whoop-Up Site Dedication -XL -fl- it was definitely one of those days. More than 500 people, includ- ing 300 students of all ages crowded into a small area planned to accommodate far Jess to watch the dcdicatior ceremonies for the new For Whoop-Up Historic Site. The site contains a view- point overlooking Whoop Up Coulee, part of the old Whoop- Up trading trail, with a speo tacular view of the entire river- bottom area below which stretches about tliree miles to- ward Lethbridge. It is at the end of a well- marked road, leaving Highway 5 about four miles south of Lethbridge and ample park- ing is available. "H you'd been here about this lime of year a century ago you'd have seen a train of six wagons, each pulled by a span of eight to 10 oxen winding along tliese bluffs and down into the valley" said Alex Johnston, president of the Al- berta Historical Society ex- plaining th'a history and pur- pose of the viewpoint. The men were from Fort Benton, Montana, and they were travelling under a permit issued to two of them, Alfred Hamilton and John Hcaly, Dy the United States Indian Af- fairs office. It dated Dec. 6, 18G9, and limited their activi- ties to moving along a poten- tial trading route without permission to do many of tl things they ended up doing. 'Their major trade gooc were Mr. Johnsto said and the "whisky" w? manufactured from pure cohol, river water, chewing tobacco for color and a few cans of lye for bite. They did a booming business, but eventually they managed to accidentally burn clown the fort "and that's how trade in southern Alberta got start- Mr. Johnston said. It was rebuilt by William Shanks Gladstone, the gran father of Senator James Gla stone of the Blood Indian R serve. Business returned to no mal, and the fort soon becam lira most notorious of many the trade route. When the Hamilton Hea fort became known as Fo Whoop-Up, the trail soo Cancer Drive Appeals For Mail Draw The Lethbridge branch of th Canadian Cancer Society ha issued a special appeal, askin all persons who have not don ated, especially in the rura. mail canvass, to forward dona :ions to 409 Canada Tnis Building, Lethbridge. The campaign objective thi year of now stands ?81 short. Areas canvassed by mail onh this year include Del Bonit, Lomond and Wilson-White. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Cental Mecha Capilol Furnilura Bldg. PHONE 328-7684 RE anic I g. I POP ROUND FOR A SPOT OF JAVA And A Preview Of The New Facilities A. E. Croii 5403 49th Avenue TABER Tomorrow 2 till 4 p.m. and 7 till 9 p.m. P.S. You can also get a sneak preview OF the many photographic and Tape Recorder specials That go on sale next week Commencing Monday, Sept. 21, 1970. JOIN US WON'T YOUI City Brief Opposes In Gas Price The City of Lethbridgc soliciting support for its oppos tion to a proposed rate in crease by Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd. In a presentation of its pos tion on the increase, being sen to provincial cabinet ministers communities in Southern A berta and others, the city give four mam reasons why the in crease should not be allowed. The brief, signed by Alder man C. W. Chichester, state that an increase at this time not warranted. It questions the payment of 15 cent bonus dividend to th parent company in the U.S international Utilities, if, rising costs have cut int CWNG's profit margin as th company contends. Also questioned is the im )lication by the gas companj hat changes proposed in the IVhile Paper on taxation wouli cut into dividend payments. Thd and has asked communities ffected to also be present. Support for the city's opposi- on has already been gained rom member communities of le Oldman River Regional lannmg Commission. adopted t h e same name, and eventually was the centre of so much attention that officials in Ottawa took action. "This was perhaps the single most-important event in the history of western Canada" Mr. Johnston said the North West Mounted Police were sent to quell the traders, which they did. The NWMP, led by Col. James Macleod, tried to buy Fort Whoop-Up, but its asking price was too they moved a bit westward, and built what has become Fort Macleod. Senator Gladstone told the audience the rr'erbottom lands below were a popular spot for wintering Indian bands, who lived "pretty peaceful lives usually. 'I don't think thev ever took any he said. Then "along came theso raders from the States who built the fort, and the most wpular of their t-ading goods was the liquid stuff, which the Indians drank too much of." Allen Sulatycky, MP for Rocky Mountain constituency, represented Northern Affairs -linister Jean Chretien in the dedication ceremonies and oi- ered 'greetings from the fed- eral government. The main plaque was unveil- ed by Mrs. Frank Russell, vhose husband the land he viewpoint is located on. The site is a project of the flstoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, who were of- icial hosts for the ceremonies. Choral interludes were pre- entcd by the McNally Public School Grade 6 choir. U of L's Bill Beckel Blasts Human Resources And ETV Authority By JIM WILSON Education Writer University of Lethbridge Act- ing President Dr. Bill Becksl said Friday lie is convinced that the Alberta Human Re- sources Research Council "has utterly no idea what it is sup- posed to be doing He told guests at the TJ of L awards banquet he had spent "a particularly miserable day" in Edmonton at the HRHC meeting and later, at the Al- berta Educational Television Development Authority's meet- ing. "At tire first meeting, 15 hu- man resources scholars were addressing themselves to the problem of how to spend the money the government was giving them for distribution as financial as- sistance. "It became increasingly ob- vious they had no idea how to do it: they were well-intention- ed men without any idea at all what the HRHC is supposed to be doing. "Their dedication to their own particular disciplines came through, but they entire- ly missed the other person's point of Dr. Beckel said. He said they could not un- derstand that there were other academic interests in the world, as well as their own, which also deserved and re- quired financial support. His meeting with the ETV authority "which Actually has no authority" was a sim- ilarly dismal misunderstanding he said. "They also were so blindly dedicated to their personal dis- ciplines that they completely missed the other person's point of view across the table." Dr. Beckel said a major por- tion of their discussion concern- ed how and if a mechanism could be set up to censor tele- vision shows from outside Al- berta which could adversely af- fect small clu'ldren's view of Alberta. "My message, from all of this, is that you as graduates and sludenls of this university should not specialize to the ex- ten1, that you miss the other person's point of view his ideas count too. "The breadth of your studies and interests is just as impor- tant ELS the depth of Dr. Beckel said. Poor Of World Soon Two Billion "Unless the people of the rich western world change their attitude about world hun- ger, they will soon have to face a howling horde of nearly wo billion says Dr. Vladi- mir Ignatieff, retired United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization expert. He was speaking in Leth- bridge Friday to nearly 300 students of the Lethbridge Col- legiate Institute, on behalf of UNICEF. According to Dr. Ignatieff, the world is divided into three main groups, the rich western world, the communist countries and the developing countries, with the western world lh minority in population. "The developing countric: have 700 million children unde: the age of 15, more than the entire population of the west and this figure is expected tf. reach 1.6 billion people by thi end of the century. "A large percentage of thi children in developing coun tries are said Dr. Ignatieff. A study performed by UNICEF shows that out o Garden Records Fewer Visitors Special Degree 7or City Man William Allen, son of Dr. and Irs. L. T. Alien of Lethbridge, graduated recently from the niversity of Delft, Holland, ilh a special science degree harbors engineering. The degree which Mr. Allen eceived with other notations of -hievement, Is uncommon, ith only a few graduates each ar. Nikka Yuko Centennial Ga den had about fewer vi itors up to the end of Augu this year compared to touri fipures for the same period 1969. Total paid attendance froi May 15 to Aug. 31 of the pa; summer was accordin to a report by Vic Meech, gar den manager. Last year th figure was Total attendanC3 for th month of August was down more than from th same month in 1969. The bulk of visitors cam from Alberta. Albertans num bered with Saskatchewa residents bringing up seconc place wilh Alberta's other sister prov ince, British Columbia, had 70C tourists through the garden, number exceeded by visitor from Manitoba (924) and On tario Canada's two founding na tions, Britain and France, were reflected in the inlernaliona tourist figures. More than IOC visitors from France visitoc BLAIR ESCAVATING Septic Tanks Delivered and Installed Water Line Trenching if Basements Dug Phone 327-4058 CerliFied Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL IAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 L e t h bridge's centennial pro- ject; 175 came from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Montana was the most repre- sented state of the U.S., with 992 tourists. California was sec- ond with 458. Total number of visitors from the U.S. was and from countries outside North Ameri- ca, 497. Legion Meets On Tuesday Tlie general meeting of the General Stewart Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, will be held Tuesday. Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. in the Normandy Lounge. It is the first meeting of the season and legion officials have urged a good turnout. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 every 10 children born in these countries, two die before the age of three. Protein is apparently one of the more important elements of a well balanced diet. Recent research shows that ths uman brain is 80 per cent developed by Ihe age of three, but without sufficient protein in the early years, the result is a retarded or semi relarded child. "Tliese pocr countries simply do not have the means of grow- ing or making their pro- said Dr. Ignatieff, and the evidence of this fact is clear in the countri.es." Dr. Ignalieff did not place all the blame on the western world, saying some of the fault is on the newly formed coun- tries who were determined to govern themselves. "If the metropolitan coun- tries couldn't take care of them after 100 years, how on earth do they expect to take care of themselves after only 10 or 15 years." Yearly salaries In many of (he developing countries are between and Canada considers the poverty level to be about per year. "It is true the economies In these countries are lower than Canada's, probably one half to one third, but this is still not sufficient to make up the dif- ference." "It is the ultimate goal of UNICEF and hopefully thfl world to save, protect and de- velop (lie children of the world who are our future." MOVING? CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES I1 Are you planning a ban- quet, wedding reception or social gathering soon? lef us prepare and serve a delicious meal lo your exacl specifkalions, THE LOTUS BANQUET ROOM for up le 125 persons ii available al a limei. Phono early for reservations! Jusl Call 327-0240 or 327-2297 LOTUS Acrou from CPR Depot MUSIC LESSONS- MUSICLAND-PHONE 327-1056 ;