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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta S THE IFTHBRIDGE HERALD Friduy, December 14, 1971 the Baptist prophet John the Unplist must have been a very tine tu sec oven in the land of Judab at the time of ChrLsl. And yet. he was most wel- come to those people for no prophet had been heard fur many centuries. His strange clothing and huaare living ha- bits cjiliixi to the miiuls of the Jews an collier prophet who was lo return Elijah. The idea of a prophet once more exciting; however, it was nothing compared to the idea that he might he Elijah since Elijah would herald the com- ing of the Messiah, the saviour. Jenisalem did not escape this growing excitement and ten- sion. And so we see the priests PL'ZZLE-l'PS An enlarged rerslon of shows how this educational toy chal- lenges and rewards children by testing their learning ability. Since all pieces in each puzzle in the set are inserted at different heights, and since all pieces can be moved, eyes rotate, wheels re. rolve, clork fares change. Chil- dren combine enjoyment practice in manual dexterity. and lomplo assistants question- ing John just who are you? Are you a prophet? Arc you Elijah? Are you the Messiah One by one John rejects the j rule offered Mm. Almost in ut- j icr frustration, they continue I their probe into his identity. 1 Then, just who are you? He answers their question finally J by a quotation from Isaiah. As Is.'iiiih had been sent by God to comfort his people and give them hope in a time of great suffering and loss, John sees j that he, too, had been called to announce a time of favour and I grace and John saw that he was one crying in the wilderness: the Lord is coming; Tie is near if only you will prepare. But John does not stop there. The Lord is-in your midst and you do not even know it. You haven't even recognized him. Unless you prepare you will not find him. John's message rings loud and el ear even lo this day. Like the priests and temple assis- tants, we could ask John what his role truly is. Show me this Christ! Certainly He was bom some years ago but I don't see him today; certainlv Christmas is coming with all its festivities and celebrations. To us, John would hardly change his answer. There must be preparation. Only if we seek to understand, to appre- ciate, to help one another, will we find him in our midst. Denis MacDonald Jim Hagel. PEACE ON EARTH AND GOODWILL TO AIL MEN Is Our Wish in the Forthcoming Year! Merry Christmas! THE MANAGEMENT ond STAFF R. R. LUMBER SUPPLIES LTD. PHONE 562-2677 BLAIRMORE, ALTA SEASON'S GREETINGS and Our Sincere Wish for A Happy Prosperous New Year from KAY, WRAY, ERNIE ond THE PEPSI GANG" at PASS BEVERAGES PEPSI PHONE 362-2324 CANADA DRY 7 UP BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR To All Our Patrons and Friends in the Crowsnest Pass MORENCY PLUMBING AND HEATING PLUMBER GAS FITTER TINSMITH PHONE 562-2168 BLAIRMORE WE HANDLE ALL GAS AND OIL APPLIANCES BLESSINGS What greater blessings to cherish than the love and devotion of our friends and those dear to us. A JOYOUS CHRISTMAS TO ALL KROPINAK'S GENERAL STORE From Helen, Albert and Staff Phone 563-3803 COLEMAN, ALBERTA GRANT HALL PHARMACY REXALL Extends to all ils Friends and Patrons Hearty Wishes and A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR We handle a full lino of drugs, patent medicines, gifts, camera supplies, cosmetics and veterinarian supplies. Prop., GRANT HAIL PHONE 562-2725-BLAIRMORE AFTER HOURS PHONE 562-2197 SEASON'S GREETINGS "May Ihe Infinite blessings of this Joyous Season abide with you and your family ond may be full of Peace and Prosperity." BEST WISHES FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR "BOB" ond 'EVA" BIACKLOCK ond STAFF THE BELLEVUE INN AND BELLEVUE FAMILY WEAR BELLEVUE, ALBERTA SANTA ARRIVES Amid happy cries of "Santa is here" from mare than 200 child- ren, good old St. Mick made his annual arrival in the Blairmore Legion. Clanging his big brass bell and carrying a heavy load of goodies, Santa was escorted to his throne beneath the Chrismas tree. Almost smothered by affection from the tiny tots, Santa managed to get his big sack open and had a gift of treats for each child. They enjoy- ed an afternoon of carol singing and entertainment organized by the Blairmore Royal Canadian Legion and Ladies' Auxiliary. Vern Decoux Photo. The Gift: Mercy., comfort By Pastor Dart Wobbcn Dear Friends: One day almost years ago God gave a gift. It was the most expensive gift cvqi given in human Mslory. Tne gift was Jesus Christ, His Son who died upon the cross of Cal- vary for our sih_. GIFT WAS PROMISED Therefore the Lord Himself mil give you a sign: behold virgin will conceive, and bear a son and she will call His name Immanucl. GIFT WAS MIRACULOUS Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee, called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Jo- seph, of the descendants of Da- vid, and the virgin's name was Wary. And the angel said to ter, "Do not Ire afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with CHOIR PRESENTS CHRISTMAS CANTATA The can- tata Night of Miracles was presented in the Blairmore United Church by the United Church Ladies Choir. Front row, pianist Jean Eurgman; choir director Audrey Bonne; organist Madeleine Pinkney; centre row, Mrs. J. Nelson, Helen Giacomuzzi, Faye Pock, Thelma Chrystal, Mrs. B. Smith, Violet Moniquet, Margaret Radford, Alex Well Back row, Betty Wells, Mrs. R. Wilson, Cam Kovoch, Anne Dancek, Andrena Lewis Mrs. C. Slapak, Valli Giacommuzi, Lynn Watson and Sheila Rucka. It will be held in the Coleman St. Paul's United Church at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec- Decoux Photo SANTA APPEARS Santa put in an appearance at the Greenwood Shopping Mall, after travelling from the north by snowmobile. He talks with Egan Tensfeldt, mall manager, and two helpers. SEASON'S GREETINGS "May the infinite blessings of this Joyous Seoson obidc with you and your family and may 1972 be full of Peace and Prosperity." BEST WISHES FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR WALLY and ELDA at BELLEVUE HARDWARE PHONE 564-4669 BELIEVUE, ALTA. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year To All Our Friends and Patrons In Southern Alberta and British Columbia. With Peace and Joy this time of year We hope your lives are filled with cheer. From WIM and DIANNE of SIEGELAAR'S HARDWARE FURNITURE STORE BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from CHARLES BARBER SHOP and BELLA RINA BEAUTY PARLOR Blairmora Alberta MERRY CHRISTMAS and BEST WISHES for A HAPPY NEW YEAR G. S. SALES SERVICE LTD. YOUR C.N.P. DATSUN DEALER PARKLAND OH PRODUCTS LTD. DAYTON AND UNIROYAL TIRES PHONE 562-2134 BLAIRMORE, ALTA. Happiness Is Our Very Best To You This Season! Our Wish to You and Yours is for a Very Merry Christmas and Joyous New Year GORDON JOHNSON ond STAFF at CHIEF MOUNTAIN REALTY LTD. COWLEY, ALBERTA P.O. BOX 114 PHONE 628-3775 OR 628-3836 SEASON'S GREETINGS "MAY YOU AND YOURS HAVE A FULL MEASURE OF ALL THE JOYS OF THE SEASON" CROWSNEST PASS MOTORS YOUR CHEVY nad OLDS DEALER BLAIRMORE PHONE 562-2188 "MERRY CHRISTMAS" Christmas bells are gaily ringing out our best wishes to you for a happy holiday season. From JOE, BABE and STAFF at STEDMAN'S KUBIK STORES BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA Merry Christmas We extend our warmest greetings with the hope that this holiday season brings you and youri a full measure of good health and happiness. May all the joys of Christmas remain with you throughout the coming year. ULRICH AUTO SALES SERVICE LTD. "YOUR FORD-MERCURY DEALER" PHONE 562-2101 BLAIRMORE AL and SOFI at VET'S INSURANCE and REAL ESTATE Wish Everyone in the Crowsnest Pass A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year INSURANCE ALL CLASSES REAL ESTATE PROPERTY SALES and RENTALS TRAVEL SERVICE LAND _ SEA and AIR Prop., A. KRYWOLT-Phone 563-3882 COLEMAN ALBERTA Greetings HAPPINESS, KINDNESS and TIDINGS of good will are what we wish you on this holy and happy holiday. Wo sond you our best through this little message to show you our appreciation. DOT'S MODERN FASHION PHONE 562-2531 BIAIRMORE, ALBERTA Season's Greetings FROM RED'S COFFEE BAR AND THE GRAND UNION HOTEL LTD. May you and your family be btcssod with well being, happiness and plenty this season and may you always shara together tho wondor of Christmas. Manager EARl and VIOLET SCHMIDT and STAFF PHONE GRAND UNION 563-3777 ISEOTCS God. And behold, you will con-1 speaks of the earth. Ho who ceive in your womb, and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus." And Mary said, "Be- hold, the bondslave of the Lord; be it done to me according to your word." And the angel departed from her. GUT IS GIVEN Now it came about in those days that a decree went out from Ceasar Augustus, that a census should be taken while Quirinius was governor of Sy- ria. And all were proceeding to register for the census, every- one in his own town or city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Naz- areth, to Judea, to tjie city of David, which is called Bethle- hem, because he was of the house and family of David; ui order to register, along with Mary, who was engaged to him, and was with child. And it came about that while they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her first born son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in the manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. GIFT IS POWER And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on GIFT IS GREATEST He who comes from above is above all, he who is of the earth is from the earth and from heaven is above oil. GOD'S GIFT Although God's gift was the most expensive gift ever given, it is surprising but true, that some people still reject It even though it is free. What will you do with God's gift? Why not accept it today? Pastor Wobben and family wish you a blessed Christmas and a blessed new year. Through Christ Jesus our Lord. The Christian Reform- ed Church in Believue invites 'on for their special services; Dec. 26 Christmas service at 10 a.m.; Dec. 31 New Year's !ve service, p.m.; and Jan. 1 New Year's service at 10 a.m. Everyone worship. Is welcome for MERRY CHRISTMAS And A Joyous New Year To AN Our Friends I Brazzoni's Sundries PATENT MEDICINES, GIFTS, COSMETICS, R.C.A. TV ond STEREO BELLEVUE, ALBERTA TO OUR LOYAL FRIENDS In this busy world, it may often appear that we neglect or forget those we hold dear, but at Christmas time we take this space to say that we value your friend- ship each and every dayl To each of you A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS From All of Us at THE CROWVIEW MOTEL BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA Merry Christmas And a HAPPY NEW YEAR to All Our Friends ond Customers "WE SERVE BETTER MEALS" Prop. JIM MAH JIM'S BELLEVUE CAFE PHONE 564-4666 BELLEVUE Merry Christmas and Happy New Yearl SIMPSONS-SEARS LTD. MAIL ORDER OFFICE BLAIRMORE DIAL 562-2154 562-2433 Manager, VIOLET MANIQUET Peace On Cartk SEASON'S GREETINGS To All Our Friends and Patrons We're Hoping You Have A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A GOOD NEW YEARI Jack's Plumbing Gasfitting PHONE 564-4434 BELLEVUE, ALTA. We ore dealers for: MOFFAT FURNACES and FINDLAY RANGES Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year All Our Friends and Patrons! "May the coming of Christmas reveal again (he Spiritual Importance of the Blessed Nativity." BLAIRMORE RADIO and TV For Soles and Service Phone 562-2567 Prop., LOUIS ZAK BLAIRMORE Merry Chrrsinas and Happy New Year Thank You! Please accept our appreciation and our sincere thanks for letting us servo you. Too often in tho ruih of business life, wo fail to say "thanks" loud enough for you to hoar it. Bur you can bo sure we never moan to take your patronage for qrantad. Our constant aim is to please and lotisfy you more each time. To servo you is a real privilege and are grateful for your confidence FROM OUR ENTIRE STAFF Blairmore Cleaning Centre COIN CAR WASH COIN OPERATED LAUNDROMAT ONE HOUR MARTINIZING Prop. TED and ESTER TOUEY PHONE 562-2911 562-2497 BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA ;