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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Augvit 1973 THl LETHBRIDOI HIRAtP 3 Orrs meet for reunion FORT MACLEOD The largest recorded family reunion for the Fort Macleod district was the recent get-to- gether of the Orr family. Close to 250 descendants of Richard Charles and Caroline Orr met at Willow Creek park. Relatives came from Montana southern Alberta. After a full day's- activities in the the families retired to the LDS Cultural Hall here for a musical program. Lavell Orr of headed the program. The most senior member of the clan is Ernest near- ing and next is Mrs. Susie Neil of in her eight- ies. Gopher derby shows profit MILK RIVER The chair man and committee members for Bonanza Day say it was er roneously reported the recen gopher derby was operated a1 a loss. The overall result showed profit and the interest i created assure that it will be on next year's say. Winner in the final in th Canadian open was Norman Vornbrock Milk River. Kaaren Soby entertains at reunion CLARESHOLM Descendents of the late Mr. aw Mrs. J. M. Clar.2sholm held a reunion in Wil low Creek Provincial Park re- cently. Thirty-six came from Edmonton Vancouver and Nel B.C. A picnic dinner was enjoyec Miss Kaaren Calgary entertained with her and played the accompanimen for group singing. TALENT SHOW FERNTE The Fernie and District Arts Council met last week and discussed future plans including a talent show for Labor Day weekend. Val- erie Morran will spearhead this committee and requests anyone interested in displaying his or her talents to begin practicing now.. More informa- tion from Mrs. Morran will be- come available as plans are completed. Cranbrook aivards contract CRANBROOK City council recently chose the tender of Parkins Construction Ltd. of Edmonton at for the new curling rink. Ratepayers had approved a half-million but considering the variety of subsidies permission for came from the municipalities depart- ment. Ratepayers will not be re- quired for any repayment of the amount. Federal aid will pay all la- bor costs during winter works and half labor cost be- while a provincial grant will cover the remainder of cost to a total expenditure by tbe city of The curling club will pay a tease at the rate of Location is the city-owned Balment Park. BACKS HMBERLEY FERNIE The RDEK will try to help the City of Kiraber- ley in its efforts to have the St. Mary's Lake road declared an arterial highway. It wants the designation in order to avoid winter problems for res- idents of the road. Because some of it is within Kimber- ley's boundaries the depart- ment of highways says the city is responsible for maintaining it. Standing on the corner Summer holidays are great. Enjoying them while they last are Perry Stan Owen Ostby and David all of Nobleford. standing on the corner of King St. and Railway Ave. School starts Sept. 4 at all Lethbridge County 26 schools. I District Hews 1 In Brief SAVE LUMBER PINCHER CREEK The old tin-sided warehouse on Ket- tles across from the Li- is currently being dis- Ice machine Gerry exalted ruler of the Bow Island presents an ice-making machine to Alfred chair- man of the Bow Island Hospital board. Mr. Thaeker's com- mittee comprises Bill Herb Wayne Gilbertson and Don Fraser. REPORT your i n i i 3 he Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER................... 327-9541 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON................. 653-2377 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON B.C. MR. PAUL CHALA 42S-6648 NEW DAYTON MRS. ELTON 10 MRS. STEWART SKEITH 733-2104 NOBIEFBRD MRS. GORDON IUCHIA 824-3346 Contact thttt people tor your District News or Clowified Advortiiing mantled to make way for a new headquarters for the Pin- cher Creek and District Sav- ings and Credit Union. Mem- bers of the Spring Point Hut- terite Colony have undertaken Lbs demolition of the large structure and good salvageable lumber is quite extensive judging from the truckloads being hauled away. AWARD OKAYED PINCHER CREEK The Japtain McPhail Chapter of the IODE held its last meeting of the season at the home of Mrs. Dave Glen. It was de- cided to again make an award of to a matriculation stu- dent from St. Mi- chael's or Matthew Halton High School. Last year's award winner of one hundred dollars was Miss Jackie Porter of the Livingstone High School in Lundbreck. WOMEN GATHER HTLLSVIEW Mrs. Hazel Gregory -was hostess for the monthly meeting of the Ladies' held at the Community Hall. It was unanimously agreed that the Club would hold a Harvest Tea at the hall. A tentative date of Sspt. 26 was set. GREAT BED RACE PINCHER CREEK Surgical Operators of St. Vin- cent's Hospital hold promise of being a possibility in Ihe Great Bed Race follow- ing the local parade Aug. 18. This third and final team will compete against H a i g h s Heroes and the Medical Power in a public competition down Main a race unique in the community. PONIES TO RUN TABER The Taber exhibi- tion association race meet will be held after a two year lapse Aug. 24 and 25 at the race track at the rodeo grounds. As an added attraction a beer garden will be set up. LDS GIRLS C'ASIP BARNWELL Recently the Barnwell Ward Young Women's Mutual Improvement Associa- tion camped at west ol Pincher Creek. It was a four- stake affair with Alberta and Lethbridge stakes being represented. This was the biggest camp of girls lias been held in Allwrta. Eight hundred girls were present. Betty one of the gen- eral board members from Salt Lake attended. More district 011 page 10 Radio-TV Ltd. Cordially Invite You To Their ep' -s HSHI UBS HIH SiS in their new location at 708 -3rd Avenue South and PREMIERE SHOWINC '74 Television and Stereo with authentic styling in matching Dielcraft The Electrohome representa- tives will be in our store all ihis to demonstrate how the Electrohome Stereo for '74 can be QUADRAPHON- ICALLY EQUIPPED. 'K4MFSHJSS1' Stereo in the early American Chest in complimentary Maple finish. 100-Watt Solid State Chassis with 4 channel sound. Color in Colonial Styling with Maplft finish. Color in Mediterranean Styling with Autumn Oak finish. GRAND OPSNINC W3 CRUSADM CdOt TV ONIY 1973 KBW1CK COIOR TV CAHIANO STBtfO ONUT 1973 LISBON STEREO................... Many items throughout the store are now SALE PRICED at great The remaining NEW items are all priced at OFF 708 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-3232 ;