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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18A THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Tuesday, Decamber 24, 1974 VERNDECOUX photo Children's party Christmas celebration at Blairmore Legion this festive season included an afternoon of carol singing, lunch and other festivities and was topped off by a visit from Old St. Nick who was mobbed by the children. Each child received a bag of Christmas goodies. FAT'S CHOP 5UEY BLAiRMORE TONG MAN and STAFF Extend Best Wishes for a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL THEIR FRIENDS AND PATRONS IN THE PASS! Specialists in CHINESE FOODS We Cater to BANQUETS and PARTIES! Meaning behind Christmas words VERNDECOUX photo Quietness Bubbling, icy water and snow capped moun- tain peaks blend tor a quiet winter scene, on the Elkford road near Blairmore. By SAM STEWART Copley News Service A few words and phrases you're likely to encounter dur- ing this holiday season: -WHITE CHRISTMAS: What a lot of people in Southern California are glad to be away from. -CHRISTMAS RECORD: Ending the year with enough money in the bank to pay the bills which will arrive in January. -THE TWELFTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS: The Sixth Day of January. All the bills should be in by then. -CHRISTMAS JAM: What you're in after pushing all the outgoing Christmas cards through the slot at the Post Office, then remembering on the way home that all of .them had eight-cent stamps affixed, with 10-cents required. -CHRISTMAS TURKEY: What you'may be eating lef- tovers of on the Twelfth Day of Christmas. -HOLIDAY FICTION: Report, given at home, of what went on at the Christmas party. -'TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY: and what's a word that rhymes with 'Pass ready for Santa -CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: How dinner is served after Dad blows all the fuses trying to make Junior's electric train operative. -THREE WISE MEN. The fellows who checked in ad- vance about the Boss' favorite brand of Scotch. -PRICE TAG: Ususually removed, to the disappoint- ment of comparison minded females. -TREE TRIMMER. Head of household who buys eight- foot Christmas tree, then dis- covers on arriving home that house has seven-foot ceilings -TOM AND JERRY: Stars of the holiday's first "Bowl" game. -PERSONAL SHOPPER: Husband who boldly invades lingerie section and can tell clerk his wife's size. -GIFT CERTIFICATE: Confession that "I wanted to get you something, but I couldn't remember your size." Four letter word without which newspapers could not produce one column headlines in Christ- mas The store's service most appreciated by all thumbs males. -WASSAIL: Christmas beverage. Name derives from mid evening boast of: "Sure I can han'le another one. Wassail fuss -ARTIFICIAL SNOW: A substitute that requires no shoveling; the vacuum sweeper repairman's friend. -SANTA CLAUS: The guy who gets the credit until the kids are big enough to gripe because Dad brought Junior a new bicycle instead of the Pinto he wanted. -CHRISTMAS CLUB: Held over reluctant husband by wife who insists on shopping "before everything is all pick- ed over." -BABES IN TOYLAND: College coeds hired as extra clerks in the children's sec- tion. -CHRISTMAS SPIRIT: Something mathematically computed in fractions, like fifths. -GLAD TIDINGS: Telling Mama she won't have to cook Christmas dinner this year: we're invited out. -LA.YAWAY PLAN: The joke moriticians grow most weary of hearing. -MAIL EARLY What you should have done a couple of weeks ago. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) If full time employment lends anything to a Merry Christmas, the Crowsnest Pass valley should SEASON'S GREETINGS and BEST WISHES for a HAPPY and SUCCESSFUL NEW YEAR! from JOHN and LINDA and STAFF LAZY K KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR To Ail Our Patrons and Friends in the Crowsnest Pass MORENCY PLUMBING HEATING PHONE WE HANDLE ALL GAS APPLIANCES experience one of the best in its history. Full time employment at the mines, mills, factories and manufacturing plants in the area has been enjoyed all year and wage rates in the district are some of the best in the country. A warm month of Chinook weather prior to Christmas has given everyone the oppor- tunity to meander through stores and gift shops in the district to pick and choose just the right gift for that special person and children. Decoration of. homes this year is also outstanding as more" and more homes are being electrically decorated, not just to compete for the prkes offered by the town, but just for the good feeling of taking part in the Christmas spirit of festivity. Just enough snow has fallen to make the Christmas a white one. BLESSINGS What greater Blessings to cherish than the love and devotion of our friends and those dear to us. A JOYOUS CHRISTMAS TO ALL LUCILLE and ED DEJONG and STAFF at MOUNTAIN AIRE BAKERY BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA "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 KUBIK STORES BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA Grafs Plumbing Heating wish everyone in the Crowsnest Pass and South Eastern B.C., best wishes for a Joyous Noel and a' Happy Healthy New Year. Prop KORBY GRAF Blairmore, Alberts Merry Christmas We extend our warmest greetings with the hope that this holiday season brings you and yours 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 Best Wishes for A Merry Christmas and a Happy, Prosperous New Year To all our FRIENDS, PATRONS AND ACQUAINTANCES From Joe, Mary and Staff Imperial Oil Agents: JOB BODIO PHONE 562-2426 BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA Merry Christmas Greetings HAPPINESS. KINDNESS and INGS of good will are what we wish you on this holy and happy holiday. We send you our best through this little message to how you our apprec- iation. DOT'S MODERN FASHION PHONE 562-2531 BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA THE PASS MOTEL _ AND THE EL-TORO ROOM COCKTAIL LOUNGE BLAIRMORE, ALTA. Extend warmest vvisnes for a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS to the best customers and friends a firm ever had. RON, IRMA and STAFF MERRY CHRISTMAS AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR From JOHN BACOVSKY and STAFF at J.B. SALES SERVICE LTD. YOUftC.N.P. DATSUN DEALER TURBO OIL PRODUCTS LTD. DAYTON AND UNIROYAL TIRES PHONE 562-2134 BLAIRMORE, ALTA. Happiness is Our Very Best to You This Season 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 Management and Staff at SIEGELAAR'S HARDWARE FURNITURE STORES BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA "CHRISTMAS GREETINGS" The last days of the year are the oest and they've finally come. Out Christmas wish is that they be filled with extreme Happiness for you and your family, to all friends in the Crowsnest Pass and all guests at the Crowsnest Pass Senior Citizens' home. JOHN'S BARBERSHOP Prop. JOHN VIGNA BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA JOY TO ALL As the story of the first Christmas unfolds may the light of love and understanding shine upon you and bring everlasting peace and hap- piness. BEST WISHES fu, a JOYOUS HOLIDAY from... ALOO and MARIE at ALDO'S UPHOLSTERY FURNITURE BLAIRMORE, ALBERTA GRANT HALL PHARMACY REXALL Extends to all its Friends and Patrons Hearty Wishes and A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR We handle a full line of drugs, f patent medicines, gifts, veterinary supplies. Prop., GRANT HALL Phone After Hours Phone 562-2197 Merry Christmas May the holidays fill us young and old, with the wonders of childhood. Best wishes and thanks tc all our friends and patrons. Tinoand Staff at CATONIO'S GROCETERIA Biairmoie, Alberta I Merry Christmas and Happy New Year "With the year coming almost full circle, we now have tne pleasure of extending the grating of the season to our many good friends in southern Alberta ana the citizens of the town of Blairmore. May you all enjoy this last. Cut oest part of the year in health and happiness." Mayor Ernie Fantin and Councillors L. R. Amundsen, M.D. Sam Goodman Frank Capron Ernie Luini Wallace Aebif Malcolm MacQuarrie Municipal Secretary Alrik Tiberg and Office Staff and Town Foreman John Gibos and Town Work Crew BLAIRMORE, ALBEHTA WISHING YOU A MERRY HAPPY HOLIDAY! May all the blessings of this glorious holiday season be yours now and throughout the coming year. FROM BEA, ANDREC, DEMARIS, DEMISE, LENORE and MICHAEL at MICHAEL FINN PHARMACY BLAIRMORE Season's Greetings "May you and yours have a full measure of all the joys of the season" CROWSNEST PASS MOTORS Your CHEVY and OLDS Dealer BLAIRMORE PHONE 562-2188 Seasons Greetings! Our wish is simple and sincere. May the holiday bring gladness to you all and a Happy, healthy New Year. Mickey jnti Staff at G S SALES SERVICE LTD. Blairmore, Alberta Box 645 SNOJET POLARIS SNOWMOBILES MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR CUSTOMCP.G and FRIENDS and BEST WISHES for the NEW YEAR From NICK and TINA SARETSK Y and STAFF at PRESTIGE CLEANERS P.M. THOMPSON CO. LTD. "THE PIONEER STORE OF THE 'PASS" Extend to all their friends and patrons throughout the Crows- nest Pass and District Best Wishes for a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR from the MANAGEMENT and STAFF May you arid your family be blessed with well being, happiness ana plenty this season and may you always share together the wonders of Christmas in your hearts The Family Clothing Centre of the 'Past A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TEXACO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS TEXACO CANADA LIMITED DIAL 562-2144 BLAIRMORE. ALBERTA ;