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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Snlurdoy, February 12, 1971 TH( IETKBRIDG! HERAID 3 Christian Awareness: 'I believe in people' FORT M A C LKOD (.Special The series will continue mv Rev. Ward of the Holy Cross j lil Fell. 27. Roman Catholic Church here Father Ward has announced a Awareness program, Christian HEADING CENTENNIAL PLANS Leighton Buckwell, left, grandson of E. H. Moun- of the North West Mounted Police, re- ently was elected president of the Fort Mac- leod Centennial Association. Other officers are, from left, Floris Lemire, treasurer; Doris Rosling, recording secretory; ond Mrs. Bert Heath, homecomings. Buckwell: Let's make this a party to be remembered District doings Fined RAYMOND (HNS) Gallon i M. Hill of Raymond was fined ?50 and court costs on convic-j tion in magistrate's court here of a charge of misusing Alber-1 ta Government Telephones. Hill pleaded guilty to tele-; phoning police from a local ga- j rage and saying he had been j robbed. He said il was a prac- tical joke. expressed hi.-. liopcs in these words, "I rx- prct n great, deal from this Christian Awareness program and I am convinced it. will suc- ceed because I believe in peo- j pie and in the Spirit working in them. "Tliis is not the end but only the beginning of a spiritual and pastoral venture in Holy Cross parish. "The goal of this program is to create a spirit of com- munion which is consciousness of oneness with God in Christ through the Spirit and thus with all men and all creation." lllft 4 jobs By JEAN' SWIH.VRT llcrnli! News Service FORT MACLEOD "The Dominion will be celebrating 1973 to commemorate the founding of the North West Mounted Police. The year 1974 is unique to Fort Macleod be- cause that is the 100th anniver- sary of the NnVHIP arrival here. They arrived in October, ]374, established the first fort, and law and order became a reality ji UK west." Lcighlon Buckwell, grandson of E. H. Maunsell, one of Col. James Macleod's famous force, spoke these words as he was elected president of Hie Fort Macleod Centennial Association here recently. Mr. Buckwell said every citizen must become involved in the biggest and best birth- day party thai mil ever be held here. "It isn't every year one can celebrate a 100th birthday; and most of us won't be here for the 200lh, so let's make this a party to Mr. Buckwell suggested the I Garrison Ball of 1973 be file Other executive members jfficial beginning of the cen- arc: Charlie Reach, vice-pres- cnnial celebrations and the in charge Sam Stead runs PO at Feriiie FKRNIE Sam Stead postmaster here now. An employee of the Leth- bridge posl office for 21 years, he succeeds Albert Markland, retiring after 22 years' service. Mr. Stead started his career at Lelh bridge in 1946 as a postal clerk. He was named postmaster at Radvilie, Sask., in 1967 and be- came assistant postmaster at Ferule in 1870. He served overseas during tlw Second World War with the JICAF. He and his wife, Anne, have two children, Mrs. Margaret Orslen, now teaching al Cal- gary, and a son, Gordon, at- tending the University of Al- berta. Mr'. Stead's new duties lake effect Feb. H celebrations ;rand finale would be the gar- ison ball of 1974. "This group elected tonight will endeavor to keep you in- formed on all activities. But each organization will have to do the planning for its own ev- ent. We will assist with pub- licity and in any way possible." Some of the events in the planning stage include a fly-in, xmspiel, chicken dances, sum- mer games, Legion reunion and stampede. It is hoped to have a major event each month. "The task of the homecoming committee is a great one. Mrs. Bert Heath has already heard from over former res- idents. When the homecoming party is planned, she will have more than letlers to write." The executive will be con- cerned with the garrison ball and the homecoming "Our birthday party will IK for citizens of Fort Macleod and district and all those who ever called our town home; if there are tourists present, they be welcome to share our celebrations. We will honor Ihe NWMP and Ihe pioneers who settled here and we hope to i e a v e a mark for future gen- irations so they will be proud of our heritage." Julius Moltzahn, president of the Fort Macleod Fish and Game Association, announced his club would have their pro- posed park completed for the centennial. The first lasting monument has been started. of public- ity; David Colitis, vicc-pres- denl in charge of events; and Mrs. Bert Heath, vice-president in charge of homecoming. The treasurer is Floris Lemire. Mrs. Doris Hosling is record- ing secretary. Directors will include two representatives from the Fort Macleod Historical Association, two from the town council, and one each from the chamber of commerce and the B.CMP. Sgt. Collon from Ihe Leth- bridge R.CMP detachment promised co-operalion from the force. Mayor George Buzunis offer- ed support from the town coun- cil. He suggested P. member- ship stipend be imposed to give people a sense of belong- ing and as a means of issuing certificates or lapel pins. He said: "I think everyone who lives here will be glad to a pay a dollar for membership; that is like paying a dollar to live Sn Ihe best town in the world." Albert Swinarton volunteered to form a membership commit- tee and said. "We'll get citizen into Ihe act" Cancel concert PINCHER CREEK (Special) Word has been received by Mr. Frankcombe, superinten- dent of schools, from Ihe de- partment of culture, youth and recreation, thai the Goliard Brass will be unable to per- form here March (i. Due to the air controllers' strike they have had to re- schedule concerts. Tea today OTTAWA A local in- centives program grant to the 1 Town of Blairmore was an- 1 nounced here by Allen Sulaty- cky, member of Parliament for Rocky Mountain and parlia- mentary secretary to the min-1 ister of Indian affairs and i northern development. Mr. Sulslycky made the an-! I noun cement on behalf of the i Hon. Bryco Mackasey, ier of manpower and immigra-; i lion, responsible for the pro- I gram. I The project to be undertaken' j will provide four jobs in Blair- more and will involve various (own improvements ANNEXED TO COtEMAN This orea, north of the old town limits a ond to the south of Highway 3, has been annexed os requested by the lov man. It was granted to facilitate municipal administration of the area. It sessed for taxation purposes. Colernan, n of Cole- II be reos- Schools prepare for Education Week CLARESHOLM lion teacher at the cation Week is set for March; Creek Composite High School 10 and schools Creek division public displays. in tlie Willow are preparing The slogan for the week is here, says, "We will be holding open house one evening during Education Week when each de- partment will hold its own dis- Recreation PLNCHER CREEK -Members of Alexandra Tie- bekah lodge will be again host- ing their annual Valentine's tea today, in the lodge rooms from to 5 p.m. There will be a candy (.able as well as tea tables. Education Hits Home.' Education Minister Lou Hind- 1 Under ine local incentives j man says: "Education is more j sen ted by each riepanmcnt and (Special) proprHin, a non-profit organi-- important in more ways to timed so people can see them play." A" short program will be prc- More district on 20 zalion or group of private citi-jmorc people today than one al a lirne. zcns. or a municipal nr tcrri-1 Ixjforc education week can It will be of particular inler- lorinl government may obtain: help focus public attention and cst to Grade 9 students who a federal pront of up to j increase understanding of the i will be enroling in Hie sclxiol ftnn (n n'oato proicris which provide substantial new em- ployment, which have a sig- nificant effect on the overall betterment of the community. The program is administer- ed by Ihe department of man- power and immigration as part of the federal govern- ment's overall special employ- ment plan. how? and whys of the educa- tion system." Neil O'Neil. business pduca- noxt tall. It "ill help them selecting courses thst beneficial to them. Tree pruning offered at Brooks BROOKS The Alberta de- partment of agriculture's first tree pruners course will be of- fered at the provincial horticul- tural research centre at Brooks George Ronncy has moved Hunter-training under way To nursing home .NOBLEFORD (HNS) Honor Thys COALDALE (HNS) The staff and school trustees of St. Joseph's School here recently enjoyed an evening of Ixnvling. They gave special tribute to Theodore Thys. He recently re- tired as janitor at the school. Martin Hudecek, chairman of the Roman Catholic Sep- arate School District No. 73, presented a gift of apprecia- tion to Theodore Thys for his Ki years' service as school janitor. commission disbanded CRANBROOK A recent city bylaw has re- j scinderi the 1962 bylaw eslab- lishing a cily recreation com- mission. Its establishment 10 years ago entailed an appointed group representing various recreations toward recom- mending best use of the exist- ing facilities. A major accomplishment of the commission in was on March 2 and 3. The course will be repeated at the provincial tree nursery at Oliver on March 9 and 10. Although the course is open to anybody interested in tree maintenance and beautification, it is basically intended for peo- ple whose job involves tree I maintenance, or who are self- employed in this type of work, i Enrolment will be limited to 20 students at: each location. Herman Ooslcrhuis, in charge of the Alberla department of'. agriculture's tree planting pro- i grams, says that the pruning j course is being offered at this time because of the growing j need for qualified people to do i this type of work. j A typical example of the in- creasing interest in trees is the tree planting program carried j out by the provincial govern-! menl's ecology corps last year to beautify towns and villages. Mr. Ooslerbuis predicts that the present trend towards tree beautification will continue to increase. Urban residents, he from Hie Picture Buttc Hospi- tal to the Southland Nursing Home in north Lelhbridge. FORT JI A C LEOD (Special) The Fort Macleod Fish and Game Association has intro- duced a hunter-training pro- gram to the area. It was launched last week with 50 students registered. They range in age from 11 to 59 years. It is held Monday, Wednes- day and Friday evening. In- structors are Ron Black, wild- life officer from Ciaresholm, Harvey Dersch, Walter Collar and Pat Wbarton, an of the lo- cal club. Leaders for specialized courses are L e w Blair, sur- vival; Al Goddard, first aid; and Mike Popson, archery. RCMP members will instruct to the use of firearms. Tlie course is full. CONTRACTOR WANTED To build corrals for a new 5000 head feedlot at War- ner, Alberla, and prepare forms and pour concrete for feed bunks and cisterns. Must linve equipment but materials supplied Plans and specifications available. Reply in writing toi BOX 483, LETHBRIDGC :ays, ar re more wiling now than sponsorship of a large and cvcr' before to spend money on in- iandscaping which, to feclivc, must include be ef- proper COUNTRY NEWS These Are The letWbridge Herald Correspondents in Your Area BIACKIC MRS. MARGARCI MONTGOMERY P.O. Box H8 CRANBROOK NANCY MIIE5 (Spcdnl) 304 ilh SI. S. ETZIKOM MRS. THEKIA EHNES................... Gen. Del. FOREMOST GEOFF. TAGG..........................Box 381 FAITH MRS. THEKIA EHNES Gen. Del- Contnel thcie tor your District Newt or Classified Advertising comprehensive outline of tnrc facility requirements. The commission was com- j tree maintenance. prised of Garth Keeler, Randy j Tlie registration fee for the Birch, Rev. A. R. Henderson, department of agriculture'.' .loan Walmsley, Dorothy Mc- Kay and Alec Deinchuk. Tlie commission agreed its inactiv- ity the past couple of years his application in lo the horti- warranled disconlinuation of cultural branch of the Alberta its service. i department of agriculture not If disbanding does have an I laler than February 29. adverse effort on recreation Applications will be accept- couneil agreed it could be re- cd on a first come, first serve established next year. basis. two-day pruning course is only per person. Anyone inter- ested in registering must have Monica heads Kcbckah? FORT MACLEOD I Special i Moiml.'tin View Rebekah Lodge hold an installation ol officers recently. Heading the group for will Mrs. Bill Morden, noble grand. Other officers Mrs. Glen Rarr, Mrs. Leu Chester, recording secretary; j lire. Reg Piirdy, financial sec- retary; and Mrs. Raymond Chester, treasurer. Mrs. Shirley Beck is warden: Mrs. Lorraine Scgboer. conduc- tress; Mrs. Elba Packam, mu- sician; and Mrs. Joyce Gunricr- son is chaplain. j Supporting the noble and vice-grands are Mrs. Margaret i Sammons, Mrs. LoiTinnc Lar- Ison, Mrs. Phyllis Coutls, Mrs. Viola Cox, and Mrs. Ruby Baird. Mrs. Bcrniec Mackintosh is 1 degree captain. HAVE yjINUTE yjUFFLER NOW IN OUR NEW LARGER PREMISES! at 3rd Avenue and 4th Street S. Downtown Lethbridge MUFFLER 6 cylinder and small V8 single exhausts Ford Chev Dodge Plymouth Chrysler and Mercury 1954-64 5.95 installed FREE! 1965-69 7.95 installed Performance Mufflers Reduced 25% As usunl Unbeatable Prices, Finest Guarantees of Product ond Workmanship FREE INSPECTIONS and Don't Miss 326 5th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-8578 SPECIAL PURCHASE SALE OF... ADMIRAL APPLIANCES TYNAN'S FURNITURE SHOWING FOR 72 NOW IN FULL SWING! ;