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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta April 11, 1972 THE IETHBOIDG2 HERAID 3 RECITAL Miss Diane Fit tin an will ;i IKISS clarinet recital ;il K p.m. Sun- day i" the Krle (livers High School iULiHloriinii. Sin- will lie accnmpanieil by Miss Kclilli Sheffield, (.'mills mu- sician. Miss I'ithmni re- ceive mum-roil s [fir bass chirinc'l, piano and or- gan playing. She limml I-'n- rojie hist year with the Am- erican Youth Symphony. Su- fi an Snow, Amy llununc'li Wilda Nral. Linda lingers and Karen Qiiinn, members of the school will also perform Hirer, selections. The public is invited. Wayfarers raise for Sunrise (HNS) The Sunbeam Sewing Circle, assist- ed by (he Couldalc Wayfarer Girls' Club of the Coaldale Mcnnonite Conference Church, recently held a successful lea and bake sale. A total of Slti7 was raised for Ihe Sunrise Ranch here. There was also a display and sale of handicrafts items by Ihe Self Help Program of the Mennonite Centra! Committee. Mrs. Mary Harder of Dids- hury, in charge of the program tor the area, was in attendance to handle the display. It was reported was re- alized from the sale of Self Help items. The articles were made by p e o p I e in unrlerpriviledgcd Who was he? Granum's friend countries. It is a way for these New Zealand people to help support them-1 Lizzard. On selves. llv ,MIIS. Kl> C'KSAIl llrriilcl News .Serviee GIIANUM The Gramim community received from the diaries Hhmdcn es- tate, but few people lortay know he WHS or why his estate was left to the eomnimiily. Leah Poelmnn compiled and wrulc tins history of Chnrlcs HlniHk'ii tions. The slnry of Charles BHimlen opens with his birth nl Nillnnd, Sussex, May 215, 1873. and it comes to n close ih spring of 0110 year short of a cen- tury. Few pioneers leave such an imprint in their community as did Charles Blunden. Al the age of lf> he was com- missioned to Australia anil in the Gunboat, returning home, hai troopship in India. In 1IW7 lie went to Johannes- hurg, Triinsval, and South Africa: returning to KnglamL in 1893. lie sailed for Canada the same year, arriving in Vancou- ver, then travelling to N o m e, Alaska and Dawson City, lie IH-inj! of such character, he was convinced thai farmers must unite and co-operate for the betterment of farming. was instrumental in founding strong UFA Local in the Rocky Coulee School. Charlie owned a co-op spent six adventurous years in and a co-op bull. If you were a he was drafted to HMS Cala- lownian. the Yukon. On o n e occasion he helped dig out 5i> men who had lost their lives in a sjunvslUle. In he came to settling in the Jumbo Valley district. At the Mackintosh home, where Campbell and family now live, lie was mar- ried '.o Alice May Nash in July, lie was a small, kindly En- glishman with white hair and a twinkle in his eyes, lie was a man of integrity and possessed m u c h compassion for his fel- UFA member you could haul water or increase your herd. This man had two loves in his life, his wife and the UFA. Mrs. KUmclcn was a genteel lady, highly respected by ail Charlie's pet name for lier was "Lovey" and when she died in 1926 he was grief-stricken. lie once agiiin turned to pros- pecting, this time in search of the "Lost Lemon A railroad grade had been built through Jumbn Valley, Lapathon draws 130 WARNER There v.crc people from Warner, Milk River ami Coulls, liotli young and old, who look part in the Warner lapallion which raised approximately which is to be used to help pay for the artificial ice in the Warner arena. Trophies will be presented to the wimiers. The recreation hoard and vil- lage council thanked each par- ticipant. Newlyweds honored al open house MAGRATH (HNS> Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Nelson were honored at an open house in the Magralh Assembly Hall follow ing their wedding in the Alhcr- la Temple at Cardstnn. Gifts were placed by: Myrna Cook, Mrs. Sylvia Pern of C a 1 g a r y, Mrs. Carol Dah' and Mrs. Jacqueline Nelson. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Blaxall of Lethbridge sealed guests at fa- bles decorateci in spring motifs of yellow and green. Lunch was arranged by Mrs. Ireta Matkin. Reed Coleman was master of ceremonies for Ihe following program: vocal solos, K n u t e Loewer of Cardston; accortiian solo, Keith Hunter of Spring Coulee; vocal ducts. Jim and Jake Whitehead of Calgary; skit of hospital memories, Bar- the Cartoon Bug Asa 15 Calgary, Alberta "llow 'hall a ,1.. olrl ttic send your earltori I The Lelhbrldge Herald, car. 01 Mri. Helen Kovaci, Bo: Lelhbridgc, Alberta. crossing the Blunden farm. Charlie often talked of the model co-operative town (hat would he built on this line. It would he named Stroud after his home town in England. The life of this pioneer ended in when Charlie died as he wished to die, with his hoots on. Although he had not realized his dream of the co-operative town for his community, lie re- membered them in liis will. He left his farm to She UFA. They were to build on this land a community hall and maintain it from the proceeds of the farm. It was to be a memorial to Charles Blunden and his dear wife, May. He even wished a shed to he built to shelter the horses and named a certain resident to po- lice the hall. It was to he a hall of which the community could he justly proud. For many years the farm was rented. As years passed it was quite ohvious (hat it was no longer practical nor were (here enough funds available to build a country hall. In an airport building was purchased by the commu- nity to he made into a hail in Granum. The UFA was ap- proached and gave from the estate toward this hall. Tn 1971 the Blunden farm was sold and the sum of was on hand to be given away bv i the UFA Co-operative. The people of the community MAGRATH (HNS) Band next event to the hand, i Pictures for publicity are he-1 felt that they were still the parents recently elected Mrs. All are invited to attend al the ing sought by Ihe band execu- benefactors of lint will and Magralh band parents meet; elect Mrs. Karreii, Mrs. Bennett Tom Kan-en and Mrs. Varge' elementary school gymnasium. Bennett to the executive. Pas t-president Mrs. June 3 is the date set for this John i year's wjilhathon. Band mem- bara Davies and Welling. family of Disneyland Tour June 26 July 9 par person PHONE STEVE KOCH NORTHERN BUS LINES 327-3536 Thompson and vice-president Mrs. Bart Hilhner will remain as advisors. Mrs. Sue Karfo will continue as treasurer. A moiion passed for tlic president to remain on Hie ex- ecutive next year and the vice- president to become president. Mrs. Thompson reviewed the projects which were completed to raise funds for financing the Magrath Cardston Marching Dand. bers and supporters are seek- ing sponsors live. Anyone having negatives of parades last summer is ask- ed to contact Boyd Hunter, Cardston. or the band parents' executive. Mrs. Biaiichini heads CWL _____ feel all co-operated and vice-president. Mrs. Ihe effort has given unity to our she said in express- ing appreciation for "wonder- ful support." The Vv'alkathon last May net- ted more than It was used to help pay for new uni- forms. More than HO members were smartly attired in blue and gold for performances in Calgary, Lethbridge, Cardston, Maymond and Magrnth pa- rades. They have been invited to be nt the same celebrations this summer and to play at Moose Jaw May 18 to 20 and at Fort Maeleod and Edmonton in July. A chow mcin supper May 3 from f> to 7 p.m. will the PICTURE BUTTE (HNS1 Mrs. Aklo Bianchini lias been elected president of the St. Catherines Catholic Women's League. Elected were: first vice-pres- ident Mrs. H. Strowe; second Bulva; Inird vice-president, Miss Bar- bara Renner; secretary, Mrs. T. Klooster and treasurer, Mrs. Ernest Remier. Con veners: membership, I bridge. Mrs. Mike Boras; church life, Mrs. Ernest Renner; cultural life, Mrs. H. Strowe: Christian family life, Mrs. T. Austie, communications and puhlic relations, Mrs. T. Klooster and social and economic life, Mrs. Jolm Bulva and Miss Barbara Renner. The membership banquet will be held May 3 at the Golden Bridge Centre, Lelh- i OPEN SATURDAY TO SEE H R BLOCK We guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. If we make any errors that cott you any penalty or in- terest, we will pay only that penalty of interett.______ r (CANADA) CO. Canada's Urgetf Tax Service Wilh Over COOO Oflkes In Hwfo Amerkl Last opportunily for basic herd application May 1st 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Weekdays, 9-5 Saturday Phone 327-3712 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY ____________ made application for money to buy out those holding equity in the Granum Community Hall. Then it could be named the Mr. and Mrs. B 1 u n d e 11 Memorial Hall. At the UFA Co-operative coiv vention iu March it was de- cided to give the Town ol Granum and the re- mRinder of the estate, ssn.ooo, to be given to Gold-Eye Camp. Seven nephews of Charles Blunden still live in the dis- trict. They are: Bill and Tom Blunden, Albert, Alfred, Leslie and Cyrl Nash and H a r o 11 The people of the commu iiily ate deeply grateful io di- rector Howard Haney, delegate Raymond Hart, delegate nil" Nico! and all the other del ogates who helped them realize this portion of their inner itancc. j DANGEROUS BEAUTY Heavy now of Ihe winler ma e ll i race Creek 'Pass scene particularly beautiful hul i1 could turn into a gigantic destructive force. If worm v.'cather end rains should suddenly appear on the scene, the picture would turn to one of floods. The snow is six feet deep on the level and 40 feet deep in some valleys. -Vern Decoux Photo Rev. Gilchrist to speak Oil rcan msson wor MILK rtlVKR (IINS) Rev. ,1 to G p.m. to present films and Tom Gilchrisl and family of slides of his mission work in Medicine Hat will IK in 'Milk i Africa. River al St. Paul's United! The program is for the whole Ihurch Sunday, April 23, from Joint use of schools wins okay CLARESI10LM (II N SI Tlie school board of Ihe Willow Creek school division has ap- proved (lie joint use schools and town recreation facilities for an indefinite period with ttie Town of Clares holm. Part of the agreement calls for the town to clear snow from tlic school areas and to nut the grass at (lie actual cost of op- erations, The town is 1o duirpe a nom- inal fee for the use of the school facilities by community groups through the recreation department. The schools are to gel free use of the town's pool atid rink facilities for students in school time. The cost of caretakers and supervisors is kept track of by both parties to the agreement and at the end of the year the total is determined nnd split on a 50-50 basis. If there is a deficit or sur- plus it is shared on an equal hnsis by the town through the recreation board and Ihe school board. family. Lunch will he served, The Goldsprings AOTS viles everyone to come hear Mr, Gilchrist, Retire at 65 CLARESHOLM tHN'S) Trustees of the Willow Creek i school division have decided to i stick by the re- tiring aye for bus drivers. They have been asked to ex- tend Ihe age of. retirement with annual medical examinations after the Both year. Atuiar Johnson felt many bus drivers were better drivers at 55 than those at 25. Other hoard members fell their reflexes were not so good. IN HOSPITAL TYRRELL's LAKE (HNS) Recent visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Angus Anderson were Mr. and Airs. Dale Anriei- son and fa mily of Ke! own a, B.C. They visited Angus Ander- son who is a patient in the Ray- mond Hospital. More (iislricL oil ae 10 Crowsiiest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING crndn Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 1971 TABER RODEO GOLD BAR TICKETS Available from Taber Elks Members or Ben Engleson Box 2224, Taber Draw Dale: June 6, 1972 Past Winner: JACK MARUYANA, ST. ALBERT branch Royal Canadian Legion member Dick Buis, [eft, receives a life membership -from Rulon Hirsche of For! Macleod. The presentation was made at the recent Foremost branch's 25th anniversary. These Are Tlielethlmdge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR Goncial Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBUll Oenorcjl Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Con. Dol. RAYMOND MRS. WOOlf Gen. TURIN Mri. Paulin Juhor 738.4394 Conloct Ihoe peoprt for your District or Classified Advertising Lethbridge's Leading Clothiers Fourth Avenue That's why we purchased this expensive Twin Needle Double Chain Stitch Flat Bed Sewing Machine! Our stock of Ihe fines! exclusive kniis. In world CORSAIR by Warren K. Cook and AVIGNON by Cambridge Deserve the best when fitting have to bo mode and this amazing machine by Brother is designed expressly for doubled nil and todays new worsted fabrics. When our experf seam stress, Sophro Mikhail makes cil- tcralfons you gel the way they should bo perfect every time, (No bulging scams, ragged or missed stitched, We think our cuj- 10 me thing to prove if! RR iure fo ovr icirtiion of WAIN SHIFlL woollen fabrics erpntrn in Grrril Fv'itom for Warren K nn EiUirnly new fabric, fhe uhimtjlrl Suili prrrpd from INTRODUCE Randy Maxwell Randy m and Di-.tMtl for fin pcrfir ipnfion in hockey and hose-ball. He is the ion of Colleen onrt1 Mo'-.vell- ON FOURTH AVENUE SOUTH ;