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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Past recalled by Rasmussens MACHATII J. M. family rtumiun licld IHTO rt'ct'iilly ;il hrmic of Mr. iind Mrs. Hly luin- oix'd Mr. mid Mrs. Ha.snin.s- Din mom I Wedding hard (o .stay awake in the warm room after working outside so often." Hi favorite tearlier was Clarence Coffee who sympathized wilh the boys who went to .sleep in Ecliool. .Saturdays wore spent chcck- Sng the stock. "The tnwn kitls all camrj out lo ride the bucks. 'Hial's wliore I first met "Doe" flarker f.hnnes K. of Ix-th- When older wo used lo cut across the prairies and go up to the Kfjotcnays, known now a.s Wak-rton I.ake.s" SCAItllO TO JJCATII Those were Ihe days of 'Corn. Purcetl. Young Jack was ".scared to death" lo pass his place on the: way lo sheep camp, lie harl murdered his partner Dave Acres over a cat- tlfl settlement. Later they got to know him better when IKS visited their borne and the old- er Hasmusscn brothers borrow- ed Ins good horses. He told Ihern the liow.ser brothei'H let him know Dave was corning to get the cultlc. J. M, Ila.smu.s.sen slarleJ (o farm in 1010 on land be renter! from his father. Jle later liought Ihiil 100 acres of irri- gated land southwest, of IOWIL fn KJ.'i2 they moved to the farm and reared their nine children. Dust creating problems NATAL f JIN'S) Dr. J. M. i (he air was well within the lim- Wom en's r gather CAKMANfJAY wore marie at a meeting of Ihe United Church Women's organ- Iziition lo cater to Mic Mcl.eod- Merri fielrl wcxM i ng recopl ion Aug. Mrmhrrs will rdso serve lunrli al the Cfirmangay Apriciilliiral Fnir h'riday. A frirrwr'Sl parly was nlso bold for rnrrnlK'r Mr.s. Jlrndlcy whu is leaving (he dis- trict shortly. The West Coimly Women's Club mot at the home of Mrs. Colleen Anrnble. A donation wn.i made to tlie ('jirmangny Afirlctiltural Fnir and (be club will be in chirge of the band .stand am! enlci tain- moil on fair1 day. The next moelhiK will helrl hi Tollbridge FI( the home of Mrs. Gladys ftrcfJinnis. In I ill Me How C'nmmiinily dill) nrws, Irav- eUrd, ronrjrsy nf (hr Cliampinn romlosy Ims. (o visil the Pin- cher Creek HnlterJIe colony. Mr, and Mrs. Weckea nruf daughler of Cow- Icy met the bn.s al Pinchor station find o.sfortwl (he group to (he colony where Mr. UVekes taught for Hie Inst If) years. Dinnrr and n [riur of Ibe colony followed. More fiislrirl on >ac 11 Though times were money always scarce "the; laid] wns always open" at Kasmus- scns. Parties on the lovely grounds, trips to the boiling springs and genera! good sleighing times enhance the meirviries of ail who enjoyed their warm hospitality. In JU38 Jack and Maude Ras- mussen retired and moved brick lo town but they didn't quit working. Jack slill goes lo the farm nearly every day (o help son who look over. Al IJO he is still putting up hay, doing chores and helping wherever needed, fn lown lie raises a lovely garden and trains hi.s horsc.s. Lovr-s irou.sics "J gel lired ea.sier than I iLsed to hut feel better working llt.'in if f was doing nothing. I've always loxed Mr. Rasmusscn slates. "My father was a coachman in Denmark and always claimed a man who took good care of his horses would take good care of his Abonl 10 ago Jack Ras- mnssen started chariot racing ami brought a new thrill to rodeos, lie raises and Irains his teams hut never whips them. "They run bcller for me withoul." As n result he has taken of Ihe races against men much younger. Jlis learn this year was loo young to compele hnl son Lfoyd induced bin) to race on July 24 at Ma- grath's Pioneer Day. Lloytl came in first but has a long way to go if he keeps up lo his Dad. Maude Bennett Rasmusscn was born in Provo, Utah on April 13, to Austin R. and Alice Harding lionnctl. They came to Magrath in March 10M and she recalls leaving violcls in bloom. Here she experienced the famed Chinook when she went to S. Taylor's store for supplies and pulled them home on a sleigh through deep snow "in the coldest wind I'd ever (ell." The first school she attended was located south of the cle- menlary gymnasium and was lorn down by A. R. Critchficld when a new brick one was built. Her leachers were Misses Doii- nld, Kirmihurgh and Robinson. Tbry were paid Public School went to five1, while six and seven were equi- valent lo high school. Heap and Maude Hennelt wero the only ones in standard six, Jam! Mercer and Miss McCrac were Iheir leachers. The new brick school was completed that year of Ifllo. Mrs. Kiismiisscn has always enjoyed rending and good liter- ature. As n girl of IT> she slarl- cfl writing poem.s. Eler family compiled her works and granci- David lily of ftcxburg. Ifbiho, (he brmkU1! Ihey presoiilcd al (he reunion, j If rcflecl.s noble thoughts of a pirmcer innllmr and friends. Mr. and Mi's. Hasmussen are Hie parcnls of nine children three boys and six girls. "When (hey arc young they nre n hand- ful, and when they grow up they are a Mrs. Rasnuis- slriled. Her advice to young parents is a firm "leach them no means no anil coaxing won'l change it." The Rasmu.ssens have always j taken an active part in t.aller flay Sainl fimclions. Their par- rnls pioneered this countrv, .111- Mvering a call from the church. Three sons and a daughter fill- ed missions lo foreign lands. All nino children were married In the Alhcrlii Temple at Card- slon. They are: Ardilh, Mrs. Doug Mry, Magralh; Penned of Cal- Mry; T.loyd. Cardslrm; Delyln Sorensen, Rose- mary: Ponlella, Mrs. .lolin llciehme, Rosemary: llarhcl, Mrs. Woodruff, Grassy Mrs. Alice Kayo flowers, Utah; fioherl, and De Anne, Mr.s. Dan Alwood, Ma- iralli. All were present to Itonor heir parents. Most of the do grandchildren nnrl M grcal- irandchildrcn were also. j children i ;r Ilopnrr of. Jiai (3 'dim I Health Unil has expressed con- cern about the hanging over Ihe residential area of Sparwood and suggesls grarss- inf.' of ungraded lots and pav- ing of streets as a partial solu- tion to the problem. Dr. reported that the snow cover was on Ihe ground the .suspended tiu.sL in ficer for the Koolenay its .set by the District of Spar- wood air pollution control law, hut lhat .since April and May the readings have exceed- ed the limits. He says Ihis Is due in the mntn to dust rising from the ungrassed lots and upavecl high- ways within the community. Ife considers thai the management of Kaiser Resources have work- ards of the district bylaw. "Dust hanging over ihc resi- dcnlial area causes a general Iceling of unpleasantness to (hose living in he says, "and in the evening when it may be especially had. en- joyment of these hours of re- laxation may be spoiled. House- keeping duties are increased as O'M'n windows in the summer the dust to settle in the diligently to meet the stand-1 he concluded. 16, TUB HTWRlnGI HWAtO 3 A initial fair this Museum open at Pincher HNCHEIl CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek Museum open to the public dur- ing (he Ihrco days of the Agri- cultural Fair this weekend. Friday and Saturday hours will be one to in the after- noon ami seven to nine in (he evening. Sunday's hours will two to only. The new liuilrling has licen completed except for healing and installation of Ihe hot water Official opening v.ill lively be held in the spring of next year but members of the Pincher Creek and District Historical Society are an interesting (Ji.splay for fair da visitors may offer to riatc to the museum or which they suggest the socif-ty inigM be ahlo obtain The society wishes lo make collection mainly of tlenw (Lssociatcrj with Pincher Creek's history and its oMIirncrs. Senior citizen group is formed at Nobleford museum in Kootcim fijTjwn Historical Pwrk tiavo heen by the student at the f'inr.'hei' Creek tourist bureau. 'J'hey paint- ed three farm wagons which] be used to display museum fJINS; A M. nioi- clutj wd.s fefnied at a meeting here which at- traded more than 55 people. Chris Petcrsen elected president of the new group with Cecil Baines vicovresident aral Mrs. Mary Butcher secretary- Lreasurer, Directors named from each area were Mrs. Millward of Monarch, Mrs. A. timid and Pal A-spluiul of Barons and Clarence Dcbocr -and John Post- man of N'obleford. Mra. Nettie ffofman will head the lunch committee anl meetings will he held at different communities represented. Morley Roelofs, North County recreation director, and Dch- fjf recreation, were an hand for the urpfanizationtil meclini; and presented many itlcas fur se- nior citizen programs. Leonard Hafrnrast, president of the senior group in I.el lib ridge, was guest speak- er. He stressed the power of the voice of people working lo im- prove the lot of elderly people and invited Noblefoni and ots- Irict people lo attend a senior citizen meeting in held in the Civic Sports Centre the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Nobloford Mayor A. Lubbers assured members that the vil- lage council will provide as much help as possible in senior citizen activities. MEN WANTED CATTLE AND LIVESTOCK BUYERS We men in area, Train to buy critic, iiicop and hogs. }r.iin qualified men wilh icme livestock experi- ence. For Jocat interview, write today your back- ground. Include your address and phone number. CATTLE BUYERS, INC. Madison Kansas City, Mo. 6411] "Your Dollar Buys You More 64213 ST. NORTH PHONE 328-5742 PRICES EFFECTIVE AUGUST 17th-18th-19th "WE INVITE YOU TO TRY OUR MEATS THE BEST IN TOWN" "We Will Cut Our Meats To Suit Your Requirements'' CANADA CHOICE CANADA GOOD OR CHUCK STEA Burnshiro Bulk Ib. PERKY Dog (i H. COID PINEAPPLE JUICE AYLMER CHICKEN R SOUP for ,00 Whole, halves or quarter! AYLMER CHICKEN N SOUP AYLMER MUSHROOM SOUP 10-01. lin 3 for1.00 6 ;r i.oo 6 I.OO PARKAY SQ. MARG. Ncw tolor...........3.lh pkff. 89c CAVA1IER CHEESE SLICES 89c KRAFF CHEESE WHIZ Pns, irr 99c SNO CAP FRENCH FRIES 3 pks, 1.00 BROOK PARK BEEF POT PIES 4 pklji 1.00 BEOOK PARK CHICKEN POT PIES 4 pkgi 1.00 BROOK PARK TURKEY POT PIES 4 YORK pkg 2 AYLMER Catsup HEINZ Baby Food ll-oi. botH St. or Jr. BYE THE SEA Tuna 6-01. tin TULIP Luncheon Meat 4 6 3 3 for for I.QO 79" WHI1E GRANULATED Sugar 10 Ibs. ,33 DEC. Scoft Towel for Scott Towel DEL MONTE Fancy Cr. Corn DEL MONTE Fancy Peas M-oi. tin 14-oj. lin for for Scott Towel ygu Scott Towel Yellow 2's DCAfUFC rcHvrihJ Bc REn HAVEN ......__ LCI IUV.E CALIFORNIA, CANADA NO. 3 2 1-00 GOLDEN RIPE RED CARDINALS Ibs. Ib. 39" CABBAGE NEW GREEN Ibs. MIHALIK'S MAYFAIR FOODS 642 13 St. North Phone 328-5742 YOUR IOCAL INDEPENDENT GROCER FREE CITY DELIVERY ON LARGE ORDERS WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES STORE HOURS: Mondny, Tuesday, Wednesday and Solurtlti y 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. TJiursdny nnd Fridny 9 o.m. til 9 p.m. ;