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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta RECITAL .Miss Diane Fit tin nil will pro.sniil :i IKISS clarinet rccitnl ill K p.m. Sun- day in the Kilo IliuTs School imililoriiiiii. Slic M'lli lie accompanied hy ICdidi Slirtlipld. I'milis mu- sician. Miss has rc- ci-i c i! mi in i-rini s ;i Uir liass ami tnurcil Ku- hisl year with the Am- cricnii Youth SyuipJuim. Su- san Sums, Amy lluninu'l, IVild.n Nral. Linila Rogers nntl Karen Quinii, mcininT'i of the selmol u in let, will also perform Hirer selections. The public is invilccl. Wayfarers Hhiiulcir Wli.o was lie? raise for Sunrise loturday, April J2, "72 THE IETHBHIDG2 HERALD 3 COAUMIJO (HNS) Tlic Sunbeam Sowing Circle, assisi- ed by llic Coaldalc Wayfarer Girls' Cliih of (lie Coaldale Mcnnonilc Conference Church, recently held a successful lea anil hake sale. A total of S107 was raised for the Sunrise llanch here. There was also a display find s D 1 c of handicrafts items by the Self Help Program of tlie Mcnnonilc Centra! CaimniUec. Mrs. Mary Harder of Dids- hury, in charge uf the program [or the area, was in attendance to handle the display. It was reported 55'2-t was re- alized from the sale of Self Help items. The articles vs'cre malic by p e o p i e in nnrlerpriviledRcd Granum's friend countries. IL is a way for these people- to help support them-1 Lizzard. selves. he was MIlS. Kl> CKSAIl IJr-.'.'ild NPIIS iSci'virc (HIANUM The Grainim community received from the Charles niunden es- tate, bul few people today know he was or why his L'stalc left lo the community. Leah I'oclman compiled nnd wrote llus history of Charles Rlunden lo answer Ihfsu ques- tion s. Thc story of Charles Illundeu opens with his birth nl Nillnnd, Sussex, May 215, ltJ73, nnd it comes to a close in Hit; spring of 1072, one year short of a cen- tury. Few pioneer.11 leave such an imprint, in Iheir community as did Charles Blunden. Al the age of lf> he was com- missioned lo Australia and Ncv. uii tlie Gunboul, Ironpship iti In ho to Joliairncs- h vi r p, Tnmsval. and South Africa; lo ICnyland in UJD8. He sailed for Canada llic same year, arriving in Vancou- ver, then LviivellinH to N o m R, Alaska and I Jaws on CiVy. lie spent six adventurous years in the Yukon. On D n o ocTJision he helped out men who had losl On returning borne, drafled Lo HMS Cala-'lowman. their lives in a snovvslidc. In I'JOI he came lo settlinp in llic .Jumbo Valley dislrid. At the Mackintosh home, family ried Lo Alice .May Nash in July, IflOK. lie was a small, kindly Kn- nlishtnnti with white hair and a twinkle in his eyes, lie was a man of integrity and possessed where Campbell and now lie was mar- much compassion for his fel- Ik'inp of such charadcr, he was convinced (hwl farmers must unite and co-operate for the licllernient of farming. Lie was instrumental in founding a strong UFA 1-ucnl in the Rocky Coulee School. Charlie owned a co-op and a co-op bull. If you were a UFA member you could haul water or increase your herd. This man had two loves in his lite, his wife and the UFA. Mrs. Hlunden was 'A genteel lady, highly respected by all Charlie's pel name for lier was "Lovey" and when she died in 1926 he was gricf-ilricken. lie once agiiin turned to pros- pecting, this time in search ol the "Lost Lemon A railroad grade had been built through .Jumhn Valley, crossing the Lapathon draws 130 WARNKIl Tlicre v.erc 1MI people from Warner, Milk River and Coulls, liolli young and old, ivho look pavl in Ihc Warner Inpntliun raised approximately which is lo be used lo help pay for the artificial ice in the Warner arena. Trophies will be pre.scnlert lo the winners. The reerealion hoard and vil- lage council lliBLikufI each par- ticipant. Newlyvcds honored al open house MAGHATH Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Nelson were honored at on open house in the Magralh Assembly Hah follow ing their wedding in the Alher- (a Temple at Canlstnn. GUIs were placed by: Mrs. Myrna Cook, Mrs. Sylvia Perry of'c a 1 u a r y, Mrs. Carol Dalil and Mrs. Jacenieline Nelson. Mr. and Mis. Jim Hlaxall of Lelhbridfie seated guests at ta- bles decorated in spring molils of yellow and Lunch was arranged by Mrs. Ircta Matkin. Coleman was master of ceremonies (or the following program: vocal solos, K n u t e Locwer of Catdslon; nccortlian solo, Keith Ilunler of Spring Coulee; vocal ducts. Jim and Jake Whilchead of Calgary; skit of hospital memories, Bar- bara Davies and family of Welling. Disneyland Tour June 26 July 9 per person PHONE STEVE KOCH NORTHERN BUS LINES 327-3536 the Cartoon Magralh band parents meet; elect Mrs. Karren, Mrs. Bennett MAC-MATH (UN'S) Band parents recently clecled Mrs. Tom Karron and Mrs. Vargc elementary school gymnasium. Bennett to Lhc executive. Pas I president Mrs. John Thompson and vice-president Mrs. Bart liiihner will remain as advisors. Mrs. Sue Karlo will continue RF treasurer. A motion was passed for llic president lo remain on Ihe ex- ecutive next year and the vice- president to become president. Mrs. Thompson reviewed the projects which were completed to raise funds for financing Ihe Mngrath Cardston Marching Dand. next event to help Lhe band All arc invited lo attend al the j ini; sought by Ihe band execu- tive. Anyone having negatives June 3 is the date set for this year's wnlkathon. Band mem- bers and supporters are seek- ing sponsors. Hlunden farm. Charlie often talked ol the model co-operative I own Iliiil would be built on this line. II would be named Slroud aflor dis home town in MnglamJ. The life of this pioneer ended in when ('ii.ii lie died ns he wished to die, bis boots on. Although he had not realized his dream of the co-operative town for his community, lie re- membered them in lus will. He lefl his (arm lo (he UFA. They were lo huild on this land a community hnll 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 be built fo shelter the horses and named a certain resident to po- lice (he hall. It was to be a hall of which Hie commmiily could be justly proud. For many years [be farm was renled. As years passed il was quite obvious (hat it was no longer practical nor were (here enough funds available to huild a country hall. In Jfflil an airport building was purchased by Lhe commu- nily to be made into a hall in Granum. The UFA was ap- proached and gave from the estate toward this hall. fn 1971 Ihe Blunden farm was sold and the sum of was on hand to he given away by I Ihe UFA Co-operalive. j The people o[ the community Pictures for publicity arc be- felt that lliey were slilL the benefaclors of lhal will and The Lelhbrldgc Herald, care of Mrs. Helen Box Lelhbridgc, A Iberia. of parades last summer is ask- ed, lo coitacl Boyd Hunter, Cardslon, or the bnnd parents1 Mrs. Biaiicliini heads CWL PICTURE BUTTE fHNSl Mrs. Aldo Bianchini has been elected president of the St. Catherines Catholic Women's League. Elected were: first vice-pres- ident Mrs. H. Strov-e; second feel all co-operated and vice-president, Mrs. J. Bulva; ;iycn unity to vice-president, Miss Hap Ihc effort has fii our she said in express appreciation for "wonder- ful support.'1 The Walkatbon last May net- ted more than It was used lo help pay for new uni- forms More than HO members were smartly attired in blue ami gold for performances in Calgary, Let abridge, Cardston, Hiiymond and Mugratb pa- rades. They have been invited to be al Die same celebrations this summer and to play at Moose Jaw May 18 to 20 and at Kort Maeleod and Edmonton in July, A chow mcin supper May 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. will the bara llenuer; secretary, Mrs. T. Klooster and treasurer, Mrs. Ernest Renner. Con veners: membership, Mrs. Mike Boras; church life, Mrs. Ernest Renner; cultural life, Mrs. H. Strew e: Christian family life, Mrs. T. AusUe, communications and public relations, Mrs. T. Ktoosler and social and economic life, Mrs. John Bulva nnd Miss Barbara Renner. The membership banquet will be held May ,1 at the Goktcn Bridge Centre, Lclh- bridge. OPEN SATURDAY TO SEE H R BLOCK r. We guiranlee accurate preparation of every tai return, H we make any errors that coct you any penalty or 'uresl. we will pay only lhat penatly or intercut. CO. Cinnla'i Ijrgeil Servite Wilh Over EOOO OHkei In Hwfh Amtrki La it opportunily for basic herd application May 1st 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Week Jays, 9-5 Salurdny Phone 327-3712 _.. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY___________ made application for money lo buy out (hose, holding equity in the Granum Community Hall. Then it could be named Ihe Mr. and Mrs. B 1 u n d e n Memorial I fa 11. At the UFA Co-operative con- vention in March it. was de- cided to give the Town of Granvim and the re- mainder of the estate, lo he given to Gold-Eye Camp. Seven nephews of Charles Blunden still live in the dis tricl. They are: Bill and Tom Blunden, Albert, Alfred, Leslie and Cyrl Nash and Harold The people of the commu- nity are deeply grateful lo di- rector Howard Haney, delegate Raymond Hart, delegate Bill Nicol and all the other del pgatcs who helped them realize this portion of th'sir inher- itance. DANGEROUS BEAUTY Heavy snow s of the maVe ihis Koce Creek 'Pass scene particularly beautiful hut i1 could turn into a giganlic doilruc'ive force. If v.cather o-id rains should suddenly appear on Ine scone, ihe picture would turn to one of floods. The snovr- is six feet deep on ihe level and 40 feel deep in some valleys- Vcrn Dccoux Pho'o Rev. Gilchrist to speak 1 fricau mission >vork on MILK (IINvS) o to G p.m. lo present films and Tom GilrhrM and family ot slides ol his mission work in Medicine Hal will be in 'Milk i Africa. River al St. Paul's United! The program id for Lhe whole Church Sunday, April 23, from Joint use of schools wins okay CLAKESIIOLM (U N SI The school board nf Hie Willow Creek school division has ap- proved Hie joint use al schools and town recreation facilities for an indefinite period with the Town of Claresholm. Part o[ the agreement calls for the town to clear snow from (he school areas and to cut the prass at. (he aclual cosL of eralions. Tlie tou'ii is lo tlnirpe a nom- inal fee for the of the 6chortl facilities liy rommunity groups through the recreation departmunl. schools arc (o RC! free use of the town's pool and rink facilities for sludents in school lime. The cost of caretakers and supervisors is kept track of by both parties lo the agreement and at the end of (lie year the total is determined nnd spill on n 50-30 basis. If there is a deficit or sur- plus il is shared on an equal hnsis by the I own through the recreation hoard and Ihe school hoard. family. Lunch will he served, Tlic Goldsprings AOTS vile s everyone to come hear Mr. Gilchrist. and Retire at 65 CLARKSHOLM 'UN'S) (yf the Willow Creek schnnl division have decided to stick by the fn-ycars-of-ape rc- tiiin? iice for bus drivers. They have been RFked to ex- lend the age of retirement with nmuial medical examinations after tl'c fi51h year. Aenar Johnson felt many bus drivers were heller drivers at fj.7 than Ihose nl 2fi. Oilier board mnmhers felt j their good. IN HOSPITAL TYRRELL'5 LAKE (HNS) Recent visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Angus Anderson were Mr. and Mrs. Dale Anriei- son and family of Kelowna, B.C. They visited Angus Ander- son who is a patient in the Ray- mond Hospital. leflexcs were not so More dislricL ou 10 Crowsiicst Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vcrnon Dccoux, Reiidcnl Rpp., Blnirmore Phono 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, lefl, receives a I He membership -from Rulon Hirsche of For! Macleod. The present a I ion was made at the recent Foremost branch's 25lh onniversary. These Are THeletMmdge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR Gcncial Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Con. Dal. RAYMOND MRS. DEUA WOOLf- Cen, Dal. TURIN Mn. Paulin Juhnr rhone 736.4394 Conloct peepn lor your Dislrict Newi or Classified Adverlising Lethbridge's Leading Clothiers Fourth Avenue That's why we purchased this expensive Twin Needle Double Chain Stitch Flat Bed Sewing Machine! Our slock of Ihe hncil Gxcluvs'e knili In world CORSAIR by Warren K. Cook and AVIGNON by Cambridge Deserve 'he best when filling alteration! ha-.'8 to bo mode and ihis amazing machine by Brotrier ii designed expressly for doubleknil and todays new wars led our seam siren, Sophfo Wikholl ol- Icralions you gel ihpm Ihe Ihpy iliould bs pprfect every time. (No bulging scnnm, rngged or itifchfO We our euJ- loniGri di'iervn Ihr hc nnd dnnm to i'! fobnci rfn luiively for Warren K C fabric, .he ullimnlr! Sui ol We ore pleaded lo INTRODUCE Randy Maxwell Pondy It I arid far 'iiv prufi' hcckey and baseball. He of Collrr-. n-M Mr, ON FOURTH AVENUE SOUTH ;