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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta D'ARCY RICKARD prtolo. Picture Butte parade winner Jefrey seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gibb of Picture come home with a ribbon from Picture Butte's Bonanza Days celebrations. His was the original in the parade. Quite an when you consider the grand originality of the whole production. Rodeo action at Picture Butte on the weekend ihril- led hundreds. A barrel racer whips around the marker. MP Ken Hurlbert and MLA Leighton Buck- well competed in a milking contest. The Alberta Socred sending Hurlburt down to his first political defeat. Beer garden hits new snag NATAL Although the Regional District of East Kootenay agreed to endorse a recommendation for a beer garden near Cranbrook dur- ing Sam Steele which opens it found it could not. Request for endorsation came from the Active 20-30 Club. It planned to run the event in conjunction with Echo planned for Aug. 10 and 11 at Echo Field on Cranbrook's border. Both Tom Stewart of the Cranbrook club and Roy president of Echo spoke to RDEK direc- tors at a recent meeting. Brydon said he had offered to host the Sam Steele Days industrial show and to pay the Sam Steele committee 20 per cent of the gate. When the committee de- cided to hold the event at Moir owned by the City of Brydon was already committed by to his he said. He decided to go ahead with his but not as a Days event. The 20-30 beer garden would be at Echo not a Sam Steele Days event. Directors discussed their action in light of supporting annual community events. While they did not want to hurt such they were persuaded to the view of Di- rector Lloyd Phillips of elec- toral area A that if the gar- den were to operate the board has no business to tell it .whether to work in conjunction with 'other com- munity groups-. Aid. John Daigle of Kim- convinced that a con- flict of personalities rather than a conflict of interest was .voted against his own motion to not en- dorse the application. When administrator Frank Bertoia went to endorse the application the following he found that it could not be so endorsed unless the garden were to be part of an recognized community event. RCMP did not endorse the application so the 20- 30 Club wrote directly to the Liquor Control board. The club is participating in Sam Steele Days this year in the same events as last year. It is sponsoring a sports day for children fol- lowing the big parade and are conducting a paid pool 10 per cent of which will go to the committee. Steele Days begins today In the face of a threatened a request for assistance from the settlers and miners brought to Gal- braith's Ferry on Aug. Superintendent Samuel B. Steele and the North West Mounted Police. Today Active 20-30 Club participates in Sam Steele Aug. 8 to at The club promised Cranbrook a beer Nicoline Riskard of Leth- bridge looks over Fort a major tourist attraction. Tots told to turn off taps Sprinklers watched in water shortage By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent city truck is operating to enforce a new em- ergency outdoor watering regu- 8 p.m. to midnight. The boom is being lowered on any extraordinary water such as an inventive base- ment air conditioner made frc-rn four discarded car radia- tors. Specially watched are house- holds where small children are bootlegging sprinkler water to cool off their friends. First warning is followed by rising fines. Half the average precipita- tion since April 1 has been re- under two an all-time low in records. Feeble water source Joseph with limited help from Gold Creek and city is straining to meet requirement of a hungry about a third in uphill development. The city's new approved million supply-distribution sys- tem will not be operating for a year. Maintaining pressure to keep all domestic taps running is an objective but second to retain- ing enough pressure in the sys- Bravery awards for 2 policemen CARDSTON Two bravery awards will be present- ed to policemen at 11 a.m. Aug. 13 in the RCMP headquarters here. They faced a rifle-wield- ing man and affected his arrest. Presentation of bravery awards will be made to Spe- cial Const. Cajnille Russell of the Blood Indian reserve and to RCMP Const. James Allen Renix Byrne. Const. Byrne had a rifle pointed and fired at close range at his stomach. Insp. G. R. Gordon of Leth- DISTRICT NEWS FROM ONTARIO SPRING COULEE Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Selby and family of have been visiting at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Anderson. GUIDES CAMP Guides and Rangers from the newly-formed Prairie Rose Area recently camped at Camp near Fort Ma- cleod. Attending from Carman- gay were Debbie Bren- da Lori Cindy and Nancy Johnson and Elea- nor Ross. RETURN HOME CLARESHOLM Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Johnson and Mrs. Margaret Casler have returned from a three-week hnliHoir in from Calgary to Copenhagen and then separated. Mr. John- son flew to while Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Casler left on a tour of Ger- Austria and Italy. They met again in Copenhagen and returned to this country. WINS DEGREE NOBLEFORD Miss Karen Alice daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. recently graduated from the University of Alberta with a bachelor of education degree. Miss Sherman has ac- cepted a position with the Yel- lowhead school division at Hin- ton. NEW BUSINESS PINCHER CREEK A new to be named building a new structure on Highway 6. The new centre will be the home of the Civic Tire and Battery an automotive supply en- terprise and service station with Pacific 66 petroleum prod- ucts. Gillet Construction of Lethbridge holds the contract for the cement block structure. TWO GRASS FIRES SPRING COULEE Two grass fires at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. W. Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Marsden were quickly put out by tlie men in the community. The fires originated from sparks out of burning barrels. FOR GRASS GREENS FORT MACLEOD Recent- ly Rotarian Dr. Ian Bennett presented a cheque in the president of the Fort Macleod Golf Club. The funds are to be used towards the de- velopment of grass greens at the golf course. Rotary had originally ear marked the funds to assist in the develop- ment of the proposed Garrison but the Provincial Gov- ernment took over the site and therefore the club voted to as- sist the local Golf Club. OKAY SEWER COALHURST Coal- hurst ratepayers have voted for a sewage system and an up- graded water system. A total of S3 voted in favor of be agair 13 votes against it. A total of 84 voted in favor that the present water system be upgraded again 13 votes officer in charge of the Lethbridge will present the awards honoring the two men. Nov. 26 they arrested Maurice Crow Spreads His Wings at Moses Lake. He was subse- quently convicted by Chief Judge L. S. Turcotte of a charge of wounding with in- tent and sentenced to three years. Events leading to Crow Spreads His Wings arrest were as He shot at Special Const. George Little Shields and Spe- cial Const. Russell. They were patrolling the reserve in a black and Blood Indian Reserve police vehicle. Crow Spreads His Wings fired three shots at this vehicle. Const. Little Shields received a flesh wound on his shoulder. The two special constables reported the incident to the RCMP office here. While Const. Little Shields was being treated in hospital for the Spe- cial Const. Russell and RCMP Const. Byrne went back to ar- rest Crow Spreads His Wings. He was asked to drop rifle.. He aimed the weapon at Const. Byrne and fired. A faulty detonator cap saved the RCMP member. Then Grow Spreads His Wings was taken into custody. HOCKEY SCHOOL VULCAN Sponsored by the Vulcan and district recreation a hockey school will be conducted at the Vulcan Dis- trict Oct. 22 to 27. The school will be conducted by Ron Leopold and Sid Finney of Calgary. Arrangements to hold the school were outlined by recreation director Ron Pel- hnm tern to handle small fires be- fore they get to big fire stage. City engineer Ray Daniels has termed the situation Continuation of the alternate day four hours outdoor allow- ance is contingent on voluntary respect for the regulation. Too much quiet cheating will re- sult in a complete ban on out- door use. Our Best Your Best LATEX ihell S5-010 Net Everyday Low Price GAL. BREEZE LATEX INTERIOR EGGSHELL FINISH A new hard latex finish for today's decor easy to dries in one clean up with warm soapy water. Choose from hundreds of pastel colors. SUPERTONE FENCE PAINT low protection for fences and exterior wood surfaces. Available in green or brown latex type or white gloss oil base paint. 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