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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LFTHBRIDGE HERALD Wtdrmdoy, September 11, Giri Guides given lift by city United Appeal By MARGAIIET MJCKIIURST Staff Writer Girl Guides' promise is, "To do our duty (o God and the Queen, lo help other people at all Limes and to obey the Guide Law.' Their motto is. "Be Prepared." These seem like formidable pledges for young girls to ad- here to, but the girls who join the Girl Guide movement do riot find them so. They are intent on becoming good citizens, with practical qualities to help them meet many difficult situations. Under the supervision of vol- untary leaders, the girls are taught the values of loyalty, friendship, courtesy, kindness, obedience, thrift and useful- ness. They are trained in I lie rudiments of household man- agement, first-aid and handi- craft. Because they nre a part of a w o r 1 d-wido sisterhood, Girl Guides share interests which encourage them lo become knowledgeable of other cultures and ways of living which arc quite different from their own. Although Guides primarily are engaged in preparing themselves for life, it's not all work. They have fun times in their weekly programs and always look forward to the promise of a few days at summer camp. Their projects too can be fun, especially when they have the opportunity ot collecting and fixing toys for children in hos- pitals or when thev visit hospi- tals and help cheer lip Uie pa- tients. Guiding in Canada is more than CO years old. It's difficult lo find figures on just how many girls have been Involved in the program in that lime, but it must number in the hundreds of thousands. To assist its leaders in build- ing good citizens the Girl Guide movement needs a help- ing hand from the public, and is a Uniled Appeal agency Your contribution to Uie Uni- ted Appeal mil help train young girls in many useful ways through membership in the Girl Guides. White Heather performance captivates 960 bonny fans By RIC SWIHART Staff Writer The hands and hearts of 960 people went out to the mem- bers of the White Heather Scot- tish Company at the Para- mount Theatre Tuesday night, with "Mr. Entertainment" An- dy Stewart captivating the ca- pacity audience. As with the past 26 perform- ances over a 22-year span in Lethbridge, a rousing opening welcome trumpeted better things to come and three hours later the professional touch of performers enjoying what they know best brought rave notices with overwhelming applause for each and every act. Switching from jokes to songs lo impressions in various spots during the show, Mr. Stewart was guilty of causing side grabbing, eye dabbing and murmuring from every comer of the theatre as he whirled, danced and pranced his way through routine after routine. If there was a drawback it was purely geographical as some of his dialogue, good as it may have been, was meant for the ear tuned to a Scottish brogue. Accordionist Jimmy Blue brought his instrument and ev- erything else for the audience except the "blues" with toe tap- ping, hand clapping renditions of Dark Isle. Blue Blue Pol- ka and various reels and jigs. LCC will teach Tibetans recently arrived at Taber The school of continuing edu- cation at the Lethbridge Com- munity College is making final preparations for teaching an- other group of Tibetan families who have recenUy arrived in the Taber district of southern Alberta. Approximately 25 men, wo- men and children, forced out of Tibet because of political un- rest will begin a 16-week, spe- cial-education course next Mon- day. Keith Robin, LCC director of continuing education, said the courses to be taught are de- signed to help the Tibetans ad- just to a new way of life in Canada. Humane Society meets tonight The recently formed Leth- bridge and District Humane So- ciety will hold an organizational meeting tonight at in Room l, Civic Sports Centre. Main purpose of the meeting will be selection of an execu- tive. A story in Monday's Herald incorrectly said the meeting was being held by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Humane Society is not connected with the SPCA. The courses include basic English and mathematics, a study of the Canadian mone- tary system, how to dress lor the Canadian climale, nutrition cooking and an introduction to modern kitchen appliances. Basic agriculture and driver training will also be included. Mr. Robin said the problem of communication has been an- ticipated. "There may be some of them who speak a little English. If there are, we'll work with them and develop communications that way. "If no one speaks English, Canada Manpower has agreed to provide an interpreter." One feature of the program, Mr. Robin said, is that the en- tire family will be educated. A group of about 21 Tibetans received similar instruction when they arrived in the Taber district earlier this year. They are now working on farms in the area, but Mr. Robin said at least some of them may be brought back to school for more advanced stu- dies during December and Jan- uary. The courses will be taught by three instructors. Classes will be held for six hours a day in the Taber Recreation Cen- tre. Do you want to your child's about God? Wtl Come to this Christian Science Lecture WHAT'S NECESSARY ABOUT RELIGION? by NEIt H. BOWLES, C.S.B., of Allonla, Ga. Uthbridge Community College Dr. Kale Andrews Bldg. Km. 7 Friday, Sept. 24lh p.m. Mr. Blue swung fluidly from one piece to another taking the built-up momentum in the au- dience with him at will. Nancy Hays, an Edmonton native with teaching expe- rience in Hollywood, provided Scottish dancing, with the ac- companiment of pianist Mark Simpson and Mr. Blue, of championship calibre to va- rious renditions of what covid only be traditional music mi- nus the bagpipes. Her untiring style which has gained her dancing fame, made it easy for her to really hang one on the crowd. Billed as "a bonnie lass with a beautiful voice." soprano Anna Desli asked lor and re- ceived audience participalion on numerous old-time favorites like These Are My Mountains, Grannies Highland Heme. Tenor Alex Morrison singing the Song of the Clyde and The Tartan reached out to the crowd. The spine-tingling per- formance of tliis man seemed to allow the theatre-goers to forget the daily chores of ev- e.vday living. He was able lo put real feel- ing to his songs, aided by Mr. Si., .pson in all parts. He was one of the crowd favorites sim- ply because of the excellence of his performance. Jimmy Warren, tour man- ager, said there have been about 200 artists with the com- pany since the White Heather shoTO started performances in Lethhridge. "We think Lethbridge is one of the finest cities on tour with one of the finest he said. "There has always been a great audience here." As manager for Mr. Stewart. Mr. Warren has just returned from a 14-week tour of Aus- tralia and New Zealand where all box office records were broken. The tour goes to S'outh Africa next. Chester dies at 102 Thomas Chester, Fort Mac- leod's oldest citizen, died in Blunt's nursing home today at the age of 102. Born in West Allen, Car- sh'elds. Northumberland, Eng- land Aug. 13, 1809. he came to Quebec with his parents when he was 12, crossing the Atlantic on the sailing ship Moravian. He hnmcsteaded in the Ar- denville district south of Fort Macleod i: where he farm- ed all his life. He is survived by four sons, John, Gray. Charlie and Carl and one daughter, Mrs. Leah Clark, all of Fort Macleod. He has been in the nursing home for five years. IF THE CAP FITS IT'S YOURS FOR THE ASKING if you have turned 11 if you are over four feel tall and have o minimum weight of 85 Ibs. if you are physically fit and menially alert if you are interested in ships and the sea If you enjoy doing ihings and going places wilh boys your own ago if you like to learn new things and have fun doing it if you're fed up with jusl "hanging around" and would like lo do something constructive wilh your spare lime If you can answer Yes lo most of these conditions, then we can safely say tho cap fils TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOINING THE NAVY LEAGUE CADETS CALL THIS NUMBER 327-1531 CHAPLAIN FIELD or ihow up at Ihe ship Wednesday evening by p.m. 10th Avcnuo nndn 17th Street S. Linder family of Cardston named farmers of the year THE UNDER FAMILY One of five winners of the Master Farm Family award for 1971, the Herman Linder family, left to right, George, Rose Marie, Mr. Linder and Agnes. This family is one of only 82 families to be named since the award was initiated in 1949. Henderson permit issued A permit issued Tues- day by the city building depart- ment for repairs on the Hen- derson Lake swimming pool. The permit was taken out by Getkafe Masonry Con- struction Ltd. Total cost of the project is estimated at The large portion of the cost is for digging up existing pipes and replacing them within a sys- tem of concrete tunnels around the pool. Repairs are necessary be- cause of frequent water leak- age and the lack of chlorine re- siduals at some points in the pool. Construction is to begin im- mediately and is expected to be completed this fall except for asphaltic concrete surfacing of the pool bottom to be done by city forces in the spring. The building department also issued a permit to R. Ritlen- house for the construction of a farm machinery outlet at 405 33rd St. N. Construction began Tuesday on the S50.000 project and is scheduled for completion the end of November. Barrco Equipment Ltd. will operate a Massey Ferguson farm machinery dealership on the premises End will employ 10 persons. The company will relocate from the present plant at 1009 2nd Ave. S. By RIC SWUIAHT Staff Writer The Herman Linder family of Cardston was one of five in Alberta to reserve Masler Farm Family awards for 1971. The five families, in addition to joining the list of 77 other Alberta farm families who have received the coveted award since its inception in 1949, will receive a pla- que and a gate sign. To be eligible for this award a family must have spent at least 10 consecutive years in actual operation of a farm, must be Canadian citizens and must be nominated by at least three neighbors. Nominees are considered first on a district basis, then at a regional level and finally by a provincial committee ap- pointed by the minister of agri- culture. The awards are intended to honor Alberta farm families who lave achieved notable success in fanning, homemak- ing and citizenship, and to em- phasize the advantages of farming as a life style. The Landers, who operate a farm near Cardston, have Uie ability to link past ex- perience with modern trends in farm and ranch management, which is largely responsible for Uioir success. Some of the community or- ganizations and services in- cluded on the Lander's list are the Western Stock Growers As- sociation, Cardston Agricul- tural Society, Unifarm, tele- phone board, Rural Electrifica- tion Associalion, Cardston Chamber of Commerce, Pa- cific North West Tourist As- sociation, Rotary, Elks Club, Rodeo Historical Society. Leth- bridge and District Exhibition Association and Good Neigh- bors Club. Mr. Linder played an active part in formation of Uie Ro- deo Cowboy Associalion. Many honors have come to the Linder family over the years, including Mr. Linder being made an honorary citizen of Winnipeg and Fort Macleod. He was Canadian All Round Cowboy for seven consecutive years, "being named to the Leth- bridge and District Exhibition Hall of Fame and the Horse- man's Hall of Fame in Calgary. Mi's. Linder is an efficient homemakcr and keen gardener and is active in the Southern Alberta Hereford Belles and the women's division of the Cardston Agricultural Society. They have two children: George, who operates the ranch with his father, and Rose Marie, a registered nurse who is married to well known ro- deo performer Tom Bews of High River. The combined family efforts provide a practical example of farm and family progress and successful farm life. The other families to receive Ihe award for 1971 include Roy J. Graham of Olds, EUwood Thompson of Innisfail, Lau- rence Teasdalc of Paradise Val- ley and Arthur Pahal of Nlsku. Conciliation fails in teaching dispute Conciliation discussions have been discontinued between tea- chers and trustees in the 17- dlstrict Southern Alberla School Authorities Association. The association includes all school districts in southern Al- berta excepting those in Lelh- bridge and Medicine Hat. Following final meeting in Lethbridge Tuesday with John Hutton, an Alberta labor rela- tions officer, both sides reject- ed further negotialions. The school boards tendered a final offer to the teachers dur- City plans expropriation An offer by K.A.B.O. Hold- ings Ltd. to sell nine acres of land along North Mayor Ma- grath Drive to the city at f per acre was refused by city council Monday. City manager Tom Nutting said he would begin expropria- ing the meeting, which was re- jected by Alberta Teachers' As- sociation representallves. Among other items, the boards offered six per cent basic salary increases, retroac- tive to September, 1970. Discussions are hung up largely on considerations of right of consultation for teach- ers in all matters pertaining directly to educational activi- ties. Strike action remains a dis- tinct possibility now in the bar- gaining district. Negotiations for the 1971-1972 school year will not begin until a retroactive contract settle- ment has been reached for the previous year. tion proceedings to affect city acquisition of tlie property. Navy cadets parade today The Navy League Cadet Corps. No. 50 will parade this All officers and cadets are to be aboard ship 10th Ave. and st. S. st p.m. Recruits between (lie ages of The land in question is being] 11 and 13 years old are asked sought by the city so that North i to be at the ship by p.m. Mayor Magrath Drive can be j Training will be as laid down re-routed. I in the syllabus for Sept. 22. AIR CADET PARADE TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) at p.m. Cadets will be picked up by military transport on the usual route from 5th Ave. and 13th St. N. Down 13th Street to 16th Ave. S. East lo Mayor Magrath Drive Thence to Kenyon Field. PROSPECTIVE NEW CADETS WELCOME your moneys worth of flavor! Nothing satisfies as much as coffee at its best rich, dark, freshly roasted coffee with all Ms flavor sealed in until it's lime to perk. That's Ihe kind of coffee you get when you take home Nabob, the blend that never varies. In all the West, Nabob is the No. 1 ground coffee the coffee that delivers oil the flavor you pay for and morel Buy Nabob. ;