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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, December 12, 1970 HAMPERS FOR CHRISTMAS Capt. Keith Sayers, left, officer in charge of the Lethbridge Salvation Army welfare centre, accepts grocery hampers from students Gerald Gayle McCready and teacher Mrs. Ruth Daw, of Hamilton Junior High School. Friendly contest aids needy A contest between the 600 students and 35 teachers of Hamilton Junior High School wound up yesterday, with the LCI plans A public display of work of] students in the fine arts de- partment of the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute has been arranged for Dec. 16. The show will start at p.m. in the LCI auditorium. Drama, music, fabric and dress, art and home furnishing courses will be represented by articles made by some 300 stu- dents in the past semester. The work is from all three grade levels of the high school. The show has the theme Col- legiate Carousel and is a de- parture from the usual variety show. Other features of Collegiate f] _______ __ _ Carousel will be a Christmas j nary capital budget for de- needy people of Lethbridge being the real winners. The competition started by the school paper The Nov. 30, wnen DOM students and teachers began bringing items to school for grocery hampers. Each class competed with the teachers to see who could bring the most items. Each item chalked up one point. As it turned out, the students emerged victorious, with a total of about 300 items collected. The produce made up about 10 food hampers, all. of which were presented to the winning group of students was 8E, a class of about 30 students who earned a total of 66 points. The class was presented with a five pound box of chocolates by the school paper. Gerald Waldera, editor in chief of the Aquarius, said he hopes the school will hold the contest again next year. fie arts shoiv night and visit the facilities in the new section of the LCI, including the drama, art and music Recreation development 000 in forecast The sum of is listed i a new public library and cov- Boutique, with the sale of dec. orations and gifts. This is ar- ranged by the home economics group. There will also be a raf- fle of three stuffed animals. Money from the sale of gifts and door admission to the eve- ning's event (SI for adults, 50 cents for students) will go to the LCI Students' Council. Teachers in charge of the ev- ent have suggested the public might take advantage of the Student work About post-secondary and high school students were placed in summer employment in 1970 by Canada Manpower Centres and university CMC's. This was an increase of 39 per cent from 1969. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPIEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. 3. Phona 328-5447 for 1973 in Lethbridge's recent- ly released five-year prelimi- elopment of recreation facili- ties in the river valley. A study of the valley's poten- tial was undertaken last sum- mer by Neil Andrew, a con- sultant hired by the parks and recreation department. The final version ol the report is ex- pected to be finished soon. Ski and toboggan runs, camping areas, hiking and bri- dle trails, motorbike areas and other recreation facilities are included in the report. It is ex- pected that some of the de- velopment will be done with private capital. The city's budget shows a year, beginning in 1973. Another is listed for construction of a campground and trailer park, possibly in West Lethbridge, in 1974. This development may be under- taken by a private firm, but is shown in the budget in case it becomes necessary for the city to step in. Provision of services for West Lethbridge is another major item in the budget. About million is shown for sewers, water mains, a reser- voir and roads for 1971. A 000 fire and in roads are planned for 1973. Repairs to Henderson Lake pool are planned for next year; ered pool are in the budget for 1972. A new central fire hall cost- ing and training facili- ties worth are shown for 1973. Other projects in that year include a covered skating rink in the south-east part of the city tennis facilities and river valley de- velopment No major special are planned for 1974 gest item, outside of projects the big public Impressive variety of trophies part of being tops in rodeo world By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Four of southern Alberta's top cowboys have amassed a staggering number of awards through then- redeo careers. Saddles, rifles, buckles sculptures and steer horns, are just a sampling of the great va- riety of forms trophies take, and consistent winners soon have quite a selection. Despite the acquisition of so many awards, all four cowboys will be back in the rodeo arenas next spring in a quest to add more silverware to their al- ready-impressive collections. Former Canadian all-round champion Harold Man- deville and his wife Pearl of Lethbridge have a house full of trophies and mementos of their rodeo careers. Harold's name first appeared in the listings of Canadian champions in 1946 when he won the steer decorating crown. He has won a total of eight Cana- dian titles five steer decorat- ing (steer wrestling in later years) crowns, one bareback, one calf roping and one all round title. It wasn't until the early 1950s that the Canadian Hodeo Cow- boys Association started to give saddles to its champions. Despite this, Harold has managed to accumulate no less than 13 saddles. He has also earned 40 tro- phies. They include plaques, lamps, suitcases, a lighted pic- ture, and "regular" trophies. Harold counts 10 watches, 30 works programs, is another for the river valley. Projects listed for 1975, or later, include for a new city hall, a figure put in to indicate the need for a new facility, and for a new Henderson Lake pavilion. HAROLD MANEVILLE silver belt buckles, a ring, and a pair of trophy spurs in his collection. Employment opportunity social development office HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitations Announcement! (24 Hour Service If Necessary) Bride Book! Thank You Cards Napkins Matches We provide Complimentary Personalized Head Table Place Cards with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING A new service offered by the Lethbridge and region office of the department of social devel- opment should be "well estab- lished" by the New Year. Cam Bracken, regional of- fice director, says the program offered through the newly-estab- lished position of employment opportunity worker should be going well by that time. Mrs. Frances Hude, who has been a social worker in the of- fice for some time, has been transferred to the new post. She has taken a. special train i n g course in Calgary to prepare her for her duties. Her job consists mainly in working closely with unem- ployed persons and employers in order to place people in jobs and ensure that as many as possible remain working. Most of her work will be done with unemployed those persons who are capable of working but who, for some reason, have been unable to find work and keep it. The department's policy for some years has been to refer employable persons who apply for assistance to the Canada Manpower Centre, and this pol- icy will be continued. GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION ISTMAS TREE SUNDAY, DEC. 13th at 2 p.m. The Legion Children's Christmas Tree will be held in the I Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Hall This Tree is for the Children of Legion Members The employment opportuni- ties worker's job is to work with employers to line up jobs and to supply intensive counselling services to the unemployed per- son. Mr. Bracken said a large part of the worker's job would be to build a relationship with person that would tend to en- hance his self-esteem. Many persons unable to hold jobs suffer from a lack of self- confidence, he said, and the first thing the worker must do Sentence suspended George Shane Parsonage, 18, of Lethbridge received a two year suspended sentence when he pleaded guilty in magis- trate's court to possesion of LSD. He was also placed on proba- tion for the duration of the sen- tence. He was arrested Nov. 7 in Lethbridge after he illegally entered a dwelling house. gain Canada gained about immigrants during the first nine months of 1970, according to statistics released by the de- partment of manpower and im- migration. Only of this total came to live in the tliree prairie provinces. About were in the age category 20-34 years. is help them regain the feeling they can perform a useful role the m society. The office also attempts to give the person some training in how to go about applying for a job. A common problem for pei-sons looking for work is a lack of knowledge about how to approach a prospective em- ployer. Mr. Bracken said there was a definite need for the new pro- gram. The number of unemploy- ed employables in the region, which includes most of the southern part of the province, had risen from a low of 50 in June, 1967 to about 200 at pres- ent. He did, however, have a word of caution about public expec- tations for the success of any program of this nature. "We arc naive if we think any- thing is going to be a complete cure for unemployment. There has been rapid technologi c a 1 change and many people sim- ply are not equipped for it and cannot be expected to acquire the needed training. We must have some comp a s s i o n for these people." TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely the monu- ment lo honor your loved ones. We will bo pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. "Wo Havo Been Satisfying Customers for Over. 60 Years" 325 8lh SI. S., tethbridgo Phone 327-3920 A huge set of steer horns ii ;i n g s over the Mandeville's mantle, another award for ro- deoing perfection. Two of the most impressive trophies are sculptures by well- known western sculptor Charlie Beii, emblematic of Harold's wins in the steer decorating, and the Canadian all-round title competition at the world fa- mous Calgary Stampede. RECENT TROPHY The most recent addition to Harold's array of trophies is the Blair Wills Memorial Tro- phy for winning the calf roping on the Southern Alberta Hoping and Riding Club's circuit, in a JIM GLADSTONE Monoxide by the ton Automobiles and tracks in Lethbridge generate an esti- mated 29 million pounds of car- bon monoxide in a year. According to a table pre- pared by the public health ser- vice in Cincinnati, Ohio, burn- ing gallons of gasoline re- sults in pounds of carbon monoxide being released. Assuming the average vehi- cle uses 10 gallons of gasoline per week, the cars and trucks in the city would be re- sponsible for 29 million pounds of air pollution each year. City ivarns citizens on salesmen The city's licence office has asked Lethbridge residents to keep a watchful eye on door-to- door salesmen operating in the city during the Christmas sea- son. A spokesman for the office says all salesman are required to have two licences one pro- vincial and one issued by the city. The best way to make sure the salesman represents a leg- itimate business, says the spo- kesman, is to ask to see both licences before buying any- thing. Immigration The department of man- power and immigration rec- ords indicate immigration in the first nine months of 1970 was evenly divided between males and females. special section for CRCA mem- bers. This trophy was sculp- tured by Come Martens of Coaldale. Not to be outdone by her hus- band, Pearl Mandcville has added buckles, lamps and tro- phies to her husband's collec- tion. "We don't have to buy many she said, laughing. While Harold is no stranger lo Can a dian championships, Jim Gladstone picked up his first Canadian title in 1963 when he won the calf roping laurels. A prominent figure on the All-Indian rodeo circuit as well, Jim has amassed a fine array of awards. He has seven trophy saddles, which he prefers to any other trophy. Jim also has "around 25 four sets of spurs, 15 trophies and one watch. "My children and eventually my grandchildren can always use the Jim said. Jim's family has some of his awards, but he intends to dis- play the remainder in the rum- pus room of Ins recently-com- pleted home in Cardston. NEW CHAMPION Another cowboy who is cur- rently finishing work on a new rumpus room with the in- tention of putting his many awards on display is newly- crowned Canadian all round and steer wrestling champion, Arnold Haraga. Arnold's wife Kaye is a former Miss Rodeo Canada. Arnold has won seven trophy saddles, five of which he in- tends to mount on his wall. He uses the ether two. The Haraga home at Skiff also contains 19 belt buckles, two watches and 20 trophies, plus one set of steer horns which he won this year. Arnold is justly proud of the Charlie Beil sculpture that he won at the Calgary Stampede the world bareback standings. Malcolm ranches in the Vaux- hall area as well as following the rodeo circuit. He says he intends someday to build a display rack for his saddles or perhaps convert some of them into bar stools. Also in the Jones' collection are 40 or more belt buckles, and three rifles, two of them special Centennial rifles. He would prefer to win tro- ARNOLD HARAGA MALCOLM JONES phies he can use, such as the saddles or buckles. "Saddles are the symbol of the sport of rodeo and I enjoy receiving Malcolm said. Despite the number of tro- phies won by these cowboys, each one is cherished, and as one put it, "I wouldn't want to gf up; (0 do that fe t losc a piece ot Head Chief Jim 'Shot Both Sides and council of the Blood Indian tribe Wednesday gave special recognition to Tony Anselmo, Prairie region mas- ager for Canada Safeway Ltd. Mr. Anselmo was presented with a painting recognizing his involvement with the establish- ment of the Standoff Superette with assistance from Canada Safeway Ltd. Denis Chatain, economic de- velopment officer for the Blood Indian administration said it is the concern and active partici- pation of private industry and companies like Canada Safe- way and the work of men like Mr. Anselmo that will mean real success for the economic development of the Blood Re- serve. in 1965 when he took top honors in the steer decorating event. A Stetson hat, a pair of trophy spurs and a seven milli- meter magnum rifle are also displayed in the Haraga home. Certainly one of the leaders in winning saddles has to be four-time Canadian bareback j bronc riding king, Malcolm Jones. Malcolm, current president of the CRCA has garnered 16 saddles over the years. He uses two while rodeoing and has loaned two. The remainder are on display in his mother's base- ment in Lethbridge. Malcolm won his Canadian titles in 1963, 1964, 1966 and 1967. In 1965 he placed third in onul ATTENTION CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS Special Rates ON BULK ORDERS Place your by pkontns 327-6312 or WE DELIVER GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL MEETING Tuesday, December 15-8 p.m. MEMORIAL HALL The annual joint installation of officers of the branch and Ladies' Auxilliary will take place at this meetting. After the buisness meeting a social evening will be held for members and invited'guests. Mark your calendar for this important meeting. We will look forward to seeing you there. HOLIDAY HOURS CHRISTMAS The Club will be tlosed from 6 p.m., Thursday, December 24th until 11 a.m., Monday, December 28th. NEW YEAR The Club will be closed from 6 p.m., Thursday, December 31sl until 11 a.m., Saturday, January 2nd, 1971. NEW YEAR'S EVE FROLIC Tickets can be purchased at the lesion office single, a couple. Belter get them early as they are moving fast. ;