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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Crowsnc cleared 1 HLAIRMOIU; Bureau) Crows nest Kiver through Jbh'morc is being cleared of bins. Tim larj'c Da with ippor, doi ij; llic job is dctrpcu-ng Uic clinmief ami widening he river in preparation for Hie icavy runoff. It is cxpccled soon. L y o 11 s ('reck, River For flow tlmmnh central Qlairmorc, au< coming from ttic mountain va -leys south of town, is causing coiK'crn [n town officials as snmvs have no! ycL started lo melt. The cicc-k usually plays linvoc vdlli the town during wet season. It has been checked but heavy ice aod xnow conditions in (lie river lied has prevented any drndning. Town foreman John Oibos ami lion Knigbt of the water resources department, LcLh-bridgc, have examined the river bed and (eel that (lie banks of the stream are reinforced with heavy rock some dredfung ol the channel will be done- before runoff, The Crowsnest Diver has been dredged from the east end of town to (tie far west end, a distance of more than one mile. Sir. Gihos advised that more than 2.000 sandbags are held In L'cudincss. Snows in fho mountains sur-roundinp; Ihe Crowsnest Pass have accumulated to more than eight feet on Ihe level and some valleys have accumulations 30 to 40 feet. A gradual runoff caused by warm weather with cool evenings would not pose problems hut warm rainy weather will creale doings Fir doors CLAHKSUOLM Willow Creek School hoard was old at its recent meeting by f nainleiiatice man Teiuis Van I'ol of an opportunity to pur- chase 59 good quality fir doors at a price of 58 each. Twenty-nine arc needed at once to replace some made 'from s 'A w d u s t" w h i c i couldn't hold screws." Trustees agreed lo buy (he loors. They also agreed lo the sale of some surplus tools at the various schools with the ap-iroval of Ihe local trustee. A building committee mat e up ot Mrs, Kay White, Frank Sdcn, George Willis and Art j Irani will make a. tour ot Ihe five schools soon to determine requirements as to upgrading. The board decided to put an end to the practice of cars be-ng parked at the back of Die ligh school at P'ort Maelcod on recommendalioD of the fire regulations, Has P.O. box FORT MACLEOD (Special) Mail addressed to post office Box 1971. Fort Maelcod. TOL OZO, will be picked up by the newly-organized centennial society. The town Is preparing for the 100th liirlhday of its founding. MLA Leighlon linckwell, president, explained (tie purpose of the society: "We are the huh in the wheel. We don't tell people what to do, just help them carry out projects they spearhead. We will co-ordinate special events and communicate In the public what everyone is doing." Hosts parley BLA1HMOHE (CN'P Bureau) The Blairmore Catholic Women's League was host at the regional meeting of. the CWL here. Mrs. Joan MacDonald of Clarcsholm spoke on mental health and showed a film on the subject. Guest at (lie meeting was Rev. W. Krowskt, priest consultant of Ihe Calgary diocese. Tteiircsenlalives from Calgary. Clarcsholm, Twin Biiltc. Fincher Creek, Coleman and Blairmore attended. Pension session CLARESIIOLM Queries on the Canada Pension Plan, the old age security and Ihe guaranteed income supplement will be answered in a session at the town hall, April 27, from a.m. to 3 p.m. Nilssmi marks 80th birthday RAYMOND (IINS1 Six laughters o[ E. ]1. N'Hsson and heir liusbnncls cnlcrtainccl at n amily paily to mark the 3011] lirlliday o'. their father. Held in Ilie Raymond Memn-ial Leg i or. Hall recently, covers wore bid at the Uililu.s or '10 members or tlio family. Mr. Nilsson has 75 praiidchil-Jrcn and great Rrandchildreii. Horn in lie came to Raymond as a young lad or '.ino years of ajte. 'Oilier Mian 11 few years spent i Vancouver lie was en-zaged in .business ent-crlnin-nent, Mr. Nilsson lias lived 71 in Raymond. He lias been a farmer and iveslock feeder, operating rom the original farm his parents purchased in 1901, His daughters all live in southern Alberta: Mrs. William Lucy.) Chdstensen, .Mrs. Leon jawton, Mrs. Hoss D. (Gladys) Mrs. B. V. fVera) Hciiinger. Mrs. Pelcr (Marie) Tones. Mrs. Kennclh (Dora) wives NEW DAYTON (HNS) Dayton recently hosted the Golrt Springs Park ACTS men's club when it honored wives. Thirty-four sat down to a turkey supper served by the Unilcd Church Women. Following a lively sing-song, Court Whist was These Are The Letltbtidgc Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area PINCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD LUNN (Special Correspondent) Box 213 CARMANGAY MRS JOHN LETAL P.O. Box FORT MACLEOD-MRS TED SWIHART DEL BONITA ERNIC DAITON Gen. NOBLEFORD MRS. EDITH BORCCARD Spccial-MRS. L. LUCHIA Canlcicl JhesG peapVn or Box 86, Phone 814-3269 Phone your District Newi _ FEATURED SERVICE I "Wo Know Your Car INSPECT FRONT WHEEL e CHECK v ALIGNMENT SPECIAL! gji INSPECT ffiU KWG CHRYSLER DODG 3'd Ave- ancj 1 1 St- South, Let( CARGARE PHONE end vhecl bearings front end height level teering pump TIRES E LTD. GERTJFiED CAR CARE Iliurfdny, April 10, I97J THE LITHBRIDOE HERALD 3 spring approaches and yet so coyly refuses lo come out from llial corn CM' v.'licrc she is said to be hiding, a Cub, a Scout or a Scouler has prob-, [cms. Vi'liprc lo go and what to do calls for leadership extraordi- nary. We for .sunny Italy's "prima verda1' Us green griiss and violets but, alas, we have lo stay home and work just lo keep the pol boiling, you know. Cheer up! Now is Ihe time lo have a planning session. It cnn be ns as an overnight hike, too. Vi'haL is Ihcre to plan for? Right ofl we would say Lhe Brunswick Jamboree just north of Frcilerielion July 8-15 this coming summer. Four lucky lads already ac- cepted for Ihis nrc -lames I'liicssen, Dunne Wlrilcscl and Scott Tolloslrup all of Coulls ind IJrncp Look oC the lUli Lclhbridge. Dr. Kiclinrrt BEdr, also l-Uh, is been accepted as one of the lenders. Hurry if you want lo go, too. There, is still room hut May I cut off date. Contact the; south Alberta regional office. HIKING TRIP H you arc the strong, hand- some, adventurous type plan to go on the back packing trip. This will be led by Allen Gal- lup of Clnrnsliolm up into hitherto unvisited mountain- ous country. You will need lightweight, equipment, light- weight foods and good hiking boots, plus good physical shape. Stealing is out but you may be able lo beg or borrow the necessary lightweight and sleeping bags. This is too good a chance lo miss. vSend in all your data to the office along with regis- tration fee. Be sure to mention what equipment you have, now or can get. The deadline is May 15. When enough names are in, dates can he set and the col- umn can move off. NFCKSSARY STKI' For those who want lo he In with I he "in group1' be sure you plan registration. A num- ber of centres have never com- pleted Ihis nccessay step, renistered boy has insurance, can wear Ihe uniform, go lo Jamborees and even gel in on real fun aL good old Iiu- prrsa willi your pack. Iroop or company of Adventurers. Speaking of Iiupcrsa camping registration for camping pri- vileges has hceiT brisk. dales arc open but there short- time openings earlier. Impccsa needs sen-ice scouts for two-week intervals. You must he M1-. or over. the council and tell about yourself think! Free food atid fun! Loaders who want to be qual- ified, take your family and gel out to Camp Impccsa from Aug. 7-12. Get your wood badge if you have completed your ba- sic courses. Send in fee be [ore May I. Special dispatch Lo all ar- chery fans, Impersa now las archery tackle. Gel out here and use it under super- vision. ElHUIONAl, I'UOJKCT Furthermore- plan to enter he first aid competition, a re- i o n a 1 project rc-schcchilcd :or April 23. Top (earns from districts or one teams can get into the re- ;ional event. Tho Girl Guides will be entering teams this imo as previous entries were oo few to make a contest, De- iiily Fire Chief Ernie Ilolhrr- on has arrangements under way with members of the Lctli- iridge tire department han- dling the details. Entry tee is (i per Learn of five boys (or Each Icatn will have a team captain designated. The experience of competing is more than worth ttie effort. Good luck you budding med- ics! FUN CA.MI' You lads of south Al- bcrla region. You can have a fun camp, a training camp or a competition camp all in one by getting into the Whoop-Up C'amporce. This is for Scouts and Venturers May 26-27-28 on the Kipp Military Jlcsrrvalitm. All that makes for (un and ac- tion in scouting wide panics, campiirc competitions in firelighting, pioneering, ath- letics, cooking and camping. Program events are designed to include work on campcratt, explorer and physical fitness badges at all three levels. This big do runs from Friday evening May 2fi lo Sunday af- ternoon May 28. Sunday morn- ing will see Proleslant, Unman Catholic: and LDS services. Plan to get your troop there. STIRLING ACTIVE Stirling is an action centre Ihese days. AYc hear of Cub Scouters Uremia Holm and Hitlh taking no less than 10 WoK Cubs to the Li-thhru Museum and to No. 1 Firr Hall- Films and displays made Ihe visit most memorable. Good going, Stirling! Hals off to Mrs. II. Bpnnlnk for services rendered to the troop which recentlj won a number of badges in- cluding their first, aid badge. Scouts and Girl Guides in Con Us jointly concluded a suc- cessful first aid course under the direction of F.vcrclt Ford Glen llacfcc assisted in Hie tcsling. Congratulations lo all Last bul in no way least we cxlciid greetings lo iMrs. Mully Jenkins who we hear is hap- pily convalescing al home after a sojourn in hcspilal. There is a definite advantage to belong' ing to a Scouting family. Kxo- cutivc made the menus and son Peter did Ihe cooking. Good hunting, all' Indian art on display PINCHER CREEK The Napi Friendship Association will liusi a display o( paintings, drawings nut! skclcliing by southern Alberta nalive artists at (lie Municipal BuiMitiR hero Thursday UiroiiRli Saturday. Included in the display will bo handmade leather poods made by inmates uL tiie Letli- bridfie Correctional Institute. All objects arc for sale anc admission is free. Daily hours arc 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Friday, when the hours arc ex- tended (o B p.m. DIXSON PREPARES TO BLOW OUT CANDLES BECKNER, BLACK, STURTEVANT: 25-YEAR AWARDS Legion marks anniversary KO K E M U S T (Special) Charter nuMnber awai ds and 25-year service awards high- lighted the 25th anniversary meeting of Uie. Foremost Royal Canadian Legion aL the Com- munity Hall rccenlly. About 250 people were on hand, many of them veterans of two world wars. Harry Calhoun, master of ceremonies, had conlacted cv- j eryonc known Lo be associated with the Fcu-cmosL Uraucli in Us I 25-year hislory. Union Hirschc cf ForL Mae- lcod presented I wo charier pins, one to Dick lluis and one lo Barney Staldinc. District commander Rusty Owens of Vulcan awarded 25- year pins lo Bill Dlack, Ray Reckner and IlugU SturtevanL Zone chairman I ton Uyland of Island was on hand lo make awards Lo Ladies Aux- iliary members llcnny Ilaugen, J-Ielmc Brown, Barry Calhoun, Alice and Alice Ilaraga. Mr. Hirschc spoke of Ihe con- cern fell by many in Ihr Albcr- la command for the future of small branches. ]Jo expressed Ihe opinion thai some new in- cenlivc for membership would he needed Lo keep many ot (hem alive. Barney Stalriiue outlined Ihr h i s t o r y of Ihe Foremost branch. It received Us charter April 2, 1047. In the Fall of insii a meeting was called which led to the for- malion of Iho Foremost group in (he Spring of 19-J7. The Legion were responsible Tor Ihe erection of the Ceno- taph and iis s u b s e q u e n t mainleiiancc. nnd for Ihe small park around il. Address of welcome w a s given liy branch president Rus- Uixson, and Mayor Rein- liolrl Karl of Foremost brought from council. The birthday cake. Ihe work ot Myra Gerke, brought atnuse- menl lo the large crowd as Russell Dixson (ried in vain lo blow ouL Ihe self-relighting candles. The evening concluded v.nh a dance to Ihe music of Hie (J.K.'s. 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