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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta POT-LUCK is this knitlii needle doing in t I asked my wife. "I'm going to needle you said Hildegard. "What's it aU "The drain's sti said. "Poke the needle Uiroug to unplug it." Another case of curiosity ki Ing the cat. I poked, a pitif poke. Now I would have to get o my little wrench and soon pi kitchen would took like U tamed World the fight b tween the octopus and U squid. After half an hour of wrenc Ing the sink was still pluggec But there was an inky War puddle on the floor. "Hit it again with tl plunger, it's still breathing said Hildegard. Then she mac a quick phone call and sent m out for a bottle of sink gurg or something. I was suppose to BOKROW it. What an em barrassment! Borrowing a bo tie of gurgle from Aunt Pear I picked up the bootleg gur gle. Breathlessly we read th directions: Shake well before usini Pour one-quarter of a bott into drain for slightly-pluggec sinks; one-half of a bottle fo well-plugged sinks; three-quar ters of a bottle for severer, plugged sinks and the entir bottle for sinks in critical con dition. Wait 15 minutes an flush thoroughly with COLD water. 1 tapped foui' times on sink' belly, heard it gurgle and poured the polluted plumb ing a 30-ounee shot. "Our troubles are over in 1 minutes." Eight hours and five cans o lye (not rye) later we were eager to flush ilioroughly once again with cold water. Then somehow the basemen Seoul projects gain approval TABER (HNS) Fund rais- ing projects for four boy scou! troops were approved at a re- cent meeting of the Flatlands District Council, Boy Scouts ol Canada. Taber Third Troop will hold a sale of chocolates in Taber on Saturday, December 19. Taber Second Troop received permission to sell peanuts, though no specific dates were mentioned. Taber Fifth Troop will hold a bottle drive in Taber north of Highway 3. Again no date was specified. Hays First Troop, recently organized, was authorized to hold a white elephant sale Sat- urday, to be conducted by the Venturer Company. HERE'S ANOTHER GREAT BUY IN CARS FROM UNITEDI STOCK BZ844 1969 BUICK SKYLARK CUSTOM 1 DOOR HARDTOP Vinyl roof, V-8, P.S., P.B., automatic, radio, deiogger, low mileage premium car. A GREAT VALUE AT Many other great car buys just like this nt: UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave. 3rd St. S. Phona 327-2805 By D'ARCY RICKARD got flooded. My wife was sitting on U i fourth step up from the base ment. She timidly put her bi toe in tlie water. "It's nice once you get In, I said. "I'll call a "CALL A PLUMBER? WH CAN AFFORD A PLUMBER? After other brilliant scheme failed, most ambitious of wlu'c was hooking Hie garden hos up to the trap and flooding th kitchen floor, the wife calie (he city. They sent a nic young man over: look Mm about 20 minutes; only cos He used a 45 foo "snake." Hildegard went back to he knitting. I put my little wrench away Child Clinics COALDALE (HNS) The Barons-Eureka Health Unit i sponsoring the following infan and pre-school clinics: HAYS: Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the school from 10 a.m. to i: noon and 1 to 3 p.m. PICTURE BUTTE: Tuesday Dec. 8, in the Library Building (south door) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. NOBLEFORD: Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the school from o p.m. V A U X HALL: Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, 10, in the Health Unit Office 'upstairs in the Town Office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. SHAUGIIN ESS Y: Friday, Dec. 11, in the school from :30 to p.m. Fluoride tablets are available at all clinics free of charge. Dr. G. R. C. Palmer, medi- al officer of health, urges par- nts to ensure their children are fully protected against con- agious disease. Agenda set IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Tire Iron Springs Vcnturcrr, under the direction of Fletcher Baskin have several projects on their agenda for the coming year. Among these is a turkey and ham bingo to be held in the Huntsville School Friday, 8 p.m. .A variety concert is sched- uled for early in the new year, the date to be announced later. Other teen age boys interested in joining the Venturers are welcome. Meetings are held weekly in the Huntsville School. Colemcin bingo COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Fire chief Henry Zak of the Coleman Volunteer Fire Brig- ade announced this week the group will hold a bingo night in the Elks Hall Dec. 14, 8 p.m. A jackpot prize will lie given away as well as seven large hams and seven 20-pound turkeys. All proceeds from the event will be used for the brigade's community activilic which include poster and essa contests for school children. Xmas party set RLA1RMORE (CNP Bureau The Biairmore branch No. Royal Canadian Legion wi bold Liu; annual Christmas tre party for and auxiliary members- children in the Lc gion club rooms Dec. 13, p.m. Legion pros! d e n t Dn Squarek announced that ai rangemcnts have been con plcted for a visit from. St. Kick Hot dogs, pop and ice creai will be served and a progran of entertainment, is bein planned. Shower is held GRAKUM (HNS) A com rounity shower honoring bride- elect Pani LaFountain was held hi the United Church Hall Assisting the bride-elect in uii wrapping her gifts were he sister, Mina LaFoimtain ant Joan Fleming. The community gift was a blanket, pillow slip and sheets. Coleman Lions mark anniversary COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The Coleman Lions Club marl ed its 30th anniversary at recent social evening. Rental rates win okay TABER (HNS) Auditoriu policy and a schedule of renta for the nsw recrealioi centre were approved recent! >y town council. Rates scheduled are slight! u'gher than those charged (before the old centr burned down) because of th larger facility now available. Reports on rentals and othe revenue are to be mad monthly to council. It is the purpose of the board according to recreation superin endent Roy Blais, that the centre be used as fully as pos- dble by the people ol the com munity. Council set up a meeting for p.m. Dee. 7 at which its public works and recreation ommitlees (comprising al members of council) could re- iew the year-old allocation o esponsibility between town maintenance crews and recrea ion staff relative to work re- mired at the recreation com 'lex. Councillor Kenneth McDon- Id was named to head a com- mittee to investigate further le possibility of obtaining Pro- incial Treasury Board grants i support of the new auditor- urn construction costs. Mr. McDonald's committee ill also investigate the means y which a lottery could be op- rated here. WINS POST J. L. Peard if Taber has been named lurchasing agent for Alberta perations of Canadian Sugar 'actories Lid. lie succeeds Jncoln A. Wood, recently ippointttl general purchasing lanagcr for B.C. Sugar Re- fling Company Lid., Van- ouvcr. COUNTRY NEWS These Arc Thfilethbddge Herald Correspondents In Your Area P1NCHER CREEK AND BROCKET KOR1NE YELLOW HORN Brocket PINCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD IUNN (Special Box 213 WRENTHAM MRS. RALPH WHITRQW P.O. Bex 77 CLARESHOtM PAUL ANDERSEN................... P 0. Box 248 COUTTS MRS. AllCE HACKE............... General Deliacry MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUEUER P.O. Box 329, Milk River COALPALE MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI..................Box 1005 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising VIrs. Balog o eturned MILK RIVER Mrs. Irene was recently re-elected president of the Border Coun- ty Hospital Auxiliary. Also re-elected were: Mrs. Ruth Otto, 1st vice-president; Mrs. Rose Ainscough, 2nd vice- president; Mrs. Meta Peterson, secretary; Mrs. Edna Madge, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. Nora Straight, treasurer. The tuck cart convener is Mrs. Marion Vombrock. The women will canvas tte local businessmen for gifts for the New Year's baby. The next meeting is Jan. 23. Mrs. Peterson will play trans- cripts of speeches from the hospital auxiliaries' convention. The annual staff banquet will be held Dec. 17. There will be draws. Mrs. Nolan lieatls Battersea women's club DION SPRINGS (HNS) Mrs. T, Nolan was recently elected president of the Batter- sea Women's Institute. Other officers arc: Mrs. D. Oliver, vics-president; Mrs. W. Kirby, secretary; and Mrs. R. Harrie, treasurer. Directors named for the com- ing year were Mrs. N. M. Oli- ver, Mrs. C. Cook and Mrs. H. M. Haney. Films of a recent trip to Czechoslovakia were shown by Mrs. Vavra. One showed a ding willi 12 varieties of wed- ding cake. Cheryl Oga reported on the Alberta Women's Institute Girls' Club Conference at Olds. District governor Bob Kelley of Missoula, Mont., was Intro duced by chairman Horac Allen and spoke on Lionisir and Ms growth since inception Percy Dickiespn of Calgary a charter member, spoke 01 the history of the club. Art Graham also spoke on the club's history and outlinec major activities and undertaken by the Lions during the years. Immediate past-president Le- roy Schultz called on Eugem Fabro and Jack Coiwell an( presented them with their 15 year chevrons. John Saius and Fred Macleod received their 0-year chev rons. Lion Graham Atkinson call ed on John and Margaret Sal us, now residents of Fernie B.C., and presented them with a gift from the Coleman club. Dancing concluded the event. WINS MEDAL Bill Lclsh- man of Magrath lias won the Governor General's Medal for attaining highest marks Grade 9 in the Carclslon school district. He is (lie son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Leislunan of Magrath. Calvin Durfey, co-ordinator 01 in- struction, presented the awarfl. Saturday dance NATAL (HNS) The Elk Valley Riding Club will hold its annual dance in St. Michael's Hall in Natal Saturday, start- ing at 9 p.m. Presentation of awards for the concluded year's competi- tions will be made. Admittance will be by advance tickets only as no tickets will be available at the door. For tickets persons wishing to attend the affair are asked to contact Thelma Chal- mers at 425-7746, Forrest Lewis at 425-7143 or Donna Swaney at 425-UGG9. County basketball COALDALE (HNS) The Southern Regional Recreation Board invites all women 17 and over, who reside1 in the south- ern area of the County of Lclh- bridge to come and phiy bas- ketball. All women interested are re- quested to contact the Coaldalc Recreation oifice from 9 a.m. to 1 Monday to Friday or phone 345-3740. Bridge Winners ET21KOM (HNS) Mrs. John (Jean) Thompson and Sandy Davis captured top spots in bridge with lows going to Mrs. Lylc (Finny) Hollings- worth and Ronnie Davis. In the whist section Mrs. Clayton (Sylvia) Robinson and Neil Slimmon won first place while consolations went to and Mrs. Julius Jurkat. Thursday, December 3, 1770 THE UnHBRIDGE HCRALD 3 "Rented drama to be staged December 10 TAHElt (HNS) The three- act drama A Rented Christmas will be presented in the Taber Stake Centre's cultural hall al 8 p.m. Thursday, Due. 10 under Taber stake TABER (HNS) President Kenneth Anderson of the Tabor j Stake will chair the quarterly j stake conference Dec. 5 and (i j in (he stake centre here. j There will be no visitor from j church headquarters in Salt Lake City, though regional rep- resentative Ray Evanson will be in attendance. A leadership session is set for 7 p.m. Saturday evening on an invitational basis, while the general session, open to all, will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday. [be sponsorship nf the MIA organisations. The play will run Tuesday and Wednesday at the Ray- mond .Stake cultural hall. There is no charge for tlin entertainment. The drama was presented at the .June convention in Salt Lake City. Hospital meeting COALDALE (HNS) Thn Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary meeting will be held. Dec. 7. 8 p.m. in the hospital board room. Important annual I" (o be dealt with and reports on the recent fall tea and bazaar will be given. AU women arc invited to at- tend. BEGINNE ON ARLBERG SKI EQUIPMENT BEGINNERS' PACKAGE ARLBERG WOOD SKIS Regular 39J5 ARLBERG BOOTS...... Regular ARLBERG SQUAW VALLEY Bindings Regular "J9.Q5 ARLBIRG POLES........Regular gjg Complete Package Regular........ CENTRE NOW ONLY Open Thurs, and Fri. 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