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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HEADING CENTENNIAL PLANS teighton Buckwell, left, grandson of of Ihe North West Mounted Police, re- ently was elected president of of E. H. Maun- the Fort Mac- leod Centennial Association. Other officers are, from left, Floris Lemire, treasurer; Mrs. Doris Rosling, recording secretary; and Mrs. Bert Heath, vice-president in charge of homecomings. Christian A warcness: believe Solurdoy, F.Lruary 12, 1971 TH1 IETKIRIUCJ HERAID 3 n TORT M ACLICOD (Special i j Rev. Ward nf UK Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church licrc has announced Awareness program, District doings Fined The scries will continue un- lil Koh. 27. F.'ilhcr Ward hopes in those words, "I rx- peel a great, deal from Ibis 1 Christian Awareness program I and 1 am cnnvinc-ed it. will suc- reed because I believe in pco- i [ilc and in the Spirit working in them. "Tliis i.s nut the end lint only the beginning of a spiritual and pastoral venture in Holy Cross parish. "The goal of this program is lo 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." Swihart Photo. KAYMOJVD (HNSi Caklon ______________ M. Hill oi Raymond was fined S50 and court costs on convic- lion in magistrate's court here j of a charge of misusing Alber-1 -Olcall IliOl ta Government Telephones Hill pleaded guilty to tele- 4 jobs Buckwell: Let's mtike a party to be remembered phoning police from a local ga-1 rage and saying he had been; robbed. He said jt was a prac-; OTTAWA A local in- tical joke. tly .IEAN' SWIIIMIT llrrnld News Srrvicc 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 NWMP arrival here. They arrived in October, 1374, established Uie first fort, and laiv and order became a reality ji Iho west." Leighlon Buckvell, grandson of E. H. Maunsell, one of Col. James Ulscleod's famous force, spoke these words as he was elected president of Hie Fort Macleod Centennial Association here recently. Mr. Buck-well said every citizen must become involved in the biggest and best birth- day party that 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 200th, so lot's make tlus a party to Mr. Buckwell suggested the Sam Slead runs PO at Feriiie FEROTE Sam Stead is postmaster here now. An employee of the Leth- bridge post office for 21 years, he succeeds Albert Markland, retiring aflor 22 years' service. Mr. Slead started his career al L e t h 1) r i d g e in 1W6 as a postal clerk. He named postmaster at Radville, Sask., in and lie- came assistant postmaster at Ferine in 1970. He served overseas during UK .Second World War with (lie IICAF. He and his wife, Anne, have hvo children, Mrs. Margaret Oraten, nmv at Cal- gary, and a son. Gordon, at- tending the University of Al- berta. Mr. Stead's new duties lake effect Feb. 14. from over idcnls. Wlien the former res- homecoming party is planned, s'he will have more than letters to write." The executive will be con- cerned with the garrison ball and Ihe homecoming "Our birthday party will be f o r citizens of Fort Macleod and district and all those who ever called our town home; if there arc tourists present, they be welcome to share our celebrations. We will honor the NWMP and the pioneers who settled hers and we hope to 1 e a v e a mark for future gen- erations so they will be proud of our heritage." Julius Molt7.ahn, president of Ihe 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. arc: Charlie Beach, vice-pres- ident in charge ol public- ity; David Cout.ts, vicc-pres- dent 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 (Garrison Ball nf 1373 be the Other executive members official beginning of the cen- tennial celebrations and the grand finale would be the gar- rison ball of 1974. "This group elected tonight will endeavor to keep you in- formed on all activities. But each organization have to do the planning for ils own ev- ent. We will assist with piib- licily and in any way possible." Some of Ihe events in the planning stage include a fly-in, bonspicl, chicken dances, sum- mer games, Legion reunion and stampede. It is hoped In have a major event each month. "The task of the homecoming committee is a great one. Mrs. Bert Heath has already heard Cancel conceit PINCHER CREEK (Special) Word has been received by Mr. Frankcombe, superinten- dent of schools, from the de- parlmenl of cullurc. youlh ami recreation, thai the Goliarcl Brass will be unable lo per- form here March ti. Due lo Ihe air controllers' strike they have had to re> schedule concerts. cenlives program grant to the Town of Blairmore was an- nounced here by Allen Sulaty-, cky, member of Parliament for Rocky Mounlain and parlia- menlarv secretary to the min- 1 ister of Indian affairs and I northern development. J Mr. mrxle l.hc an- nouncement on behalf of file lion. Brycc Mackasey. minis-, lor of manpowe COLEMAJV ANNEXED TO COLEMAN Thi: area, north of the old town limils at Coleman, and to the south of Highway 3, has been annexed as requested by Ihe "town of Cole- man. It was granted lo facilitate municipal administration of the area. II will be reas- sessed for taxation purposes. Schools prepare for Education Week CLM1KSHOLM lion teacher at and mimigra- cation Week is set for March Creek Composite representatives from the two Fort Macleod Historical Association, hvo from Ihe town council, and one each from the chamber ol commerce and Ihe R.CMP. Sgt. Colton from, the Leth- bridge R.CMP detachment promised co-operation from the force. Mayor George Buzunls offer- ed support from the town coun- F. member- imposed to Tea foday (ion, responsible for the pro- 10 2ncl schools in the WilJoiv gram. Creek division The project to be undertaken public displays will provide four jobs in Blair- more and will involve various (own improvements. are preparing The slogan for the week is Ihe High Willow here, says, will be holding open bouse one evening during Education Week when each dc partment will hold its own dis- cil. He suggested ship stipend be give people a sense of belong- ing and as a moans of issuing certificates or lapel pins. He said: "I think everyone who lives here will be glad to a pay a dollar for memberslup; that is like paying a dollar to live 'n the best town in the world." Albert Swinarton volunteered to form a membership commit- tee and said. "We'll get citizen into the act." Recreation commission PLXCHEK CREEK of Alexandra "Education Hits Home.' Education Minisler Lou Hind-........ Indcr ihe local incentives man says: "Education is more I scntcd by each department and a mm-profil organi-j important in more wavs lo play A short program will be prc- More district (HI 20 Re- bekah lodge will be again host- ZCTf ing their annual Valentine's lea today, in the lodge rooms zalion or group nf private people today lhan" ever from to !i p.m. There will be a candy table as well as tea tables. timed so people can see them one al a lime. municipal nr tcrri- i education week can Jl will lie of particular may obtain help Focus public altenlion and csl to Grade 9 students who increase understanding of the; will he enroling in the school and whys of the educa- ncsl fall. It will help them in lion system." selecting courses thai nil I be N'cil O'Neil. busing' pduca- beneficial to them. Tree pruning offered at Brooks BROOKS The Alberta de- partment of agriculture's first tree prunera course will be of- fered at the provincial horticul- tural research centre at Brooks j tori; a federal p-anl nf up lo nno In nralr projc-cls which provide anlinl new em- ployment liave a sig- nificant effect on l.hc overall betterment of Ihe community. The program i.s administer- ed by Uie department of man- power and immigration as part of the federal govern- ment's overall special employ- ment plan. llunler-lramiug umlcr way To nursing home NOBLEFORD (IKS) George Ronney has moved Honor Thys CRANBROOK (S pc ci ail- on March 2 and 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 maintenance, or who are self- employed in this type of work. Enrolment will be limited to 20 students at each location. Herman Ooslcrhuis, in charge lot the Alberta department of agriculture's tree planting pro- grams, says that the pruning course is being offered at this i from (lie Picture Buttc Hospi- tal lo the Southland Nursing Home in north Lethbridge. FORT M ACLEOD (Special) The Fort Macleod Fish and 1 Game Association has intro- duced a pro- grain lo the area. I II was launched last woek witli 50 students regisfered. They range in age from 11 to 59 years. It is held Monday, Wednes- day and Friday evening. In- structors arc Ron Black, wild- life officer from Claresholm, Harvey Dersch. Walter Collar and Pal Wharton, ali of Uie lo-! oal club. Leaders for specialized: courses are L c w Blair, sur-: Al Goddard. first and Mike Popson, archery. j RCMP members will instruct in the of firearms. I Tiie course is fuD. I CONTRACTOR WANTED To build corrals for a new 500X3 head feedlot ol Wor- ner, Alberta, and prepare forms and pour concrete For feed bunks and cisterns. Musi have equipment but materials supplied Plant and specification! available. Reply in writing lo. BOX 483, LETHBRIDGE A recent city bylaw has re- 0[ the growing i scinded the 1962 bylaw estab- COALDALE (HNS) The staff and school truslees of St. Joseph's School here recently: enjoyed an evening of howling. They gave special tribute to Theodore Thys. He recently re- tired as janitor at the school- Martin lludecek, chairman of the Koman Catholic Sep- arate School District No. 13, presented a gift of apprecia- tion to Theodore Thys for his l.'t years' service as school janitor. lishing n city recreation corn- need for qualified people to do this type of work. mission. Its establishment ago entailed an group representing various recreations toward recom- mending best use of the cxist- A typical example of the in- v.._. I creasing interest in trees is Ihe tree planling program carried out by the provincial govern- ment's ecology' corps last year 10 appointed to beautify towns and villages. Mr. Ooslerhuis predicts that the present trend lowards tree teautificalion will continue to increase. Urban residents, he1 says, are more willing now than COUNTRY NEWS These Are Tfte Letlilnidgc Herald Correspondents in Your Area BLACKIC MRS. MARGARCI MONTGOMERY CRANRROOK NANCY MILES (Spctinl) r.O. Hox MS 304 ilh Si. S. MRS. TMEKIA EHNCJ Gen. Dnl. FOREMOST GEOFF. TAGG Box 361 FAITH MRS. THEKLA EHNES Gen. Del. Contncl thcie people tor your Dlilricl Nawi or Clasiified Advarllilng ing facilities. A major accomplishment of the commission in was sponsorslu'p of a large comprehensive outline oi iu-1 hndscaping lure facility requirements. must include The commission was com-1 tree maintenance, prised of Garlh Keelcr, Tlnndy j The registration fee for Birch, Rev. A. R. Henderson, department of go and Lvcr More lo spend money on landscaping which, lo ho rf- pruning per person. proper Ihe course is only Anyone inlcr- eslcd in registering must have Joan Wnlmslcy, Dorothy Mc- Kay and Alec Dcmchuk. The commission agreed ils inactiv- ily the past couple of years hjs application in lo the horli- j wan-anted discontinuation of! cultural branch cf Ihe Alberta ils sen ice. department of agriculture not If disbanding dors have an i lalcr than February 2-1. adverse cffoel on recreation Applications will be1 acccpl- council agreed it could bo re- ccl on a firsl come, first serve established next year. basis. IMr.s Alordcn heads Kolickahs FOlrr MACLEOD I Special i Mmml.'im View Ticbekab Ijodpe bold an m Matin (ion nf officers remilly. IlcadinR l.ho croup for 1972 will lie Bill Monk'n, noble grand. Other officers Mrs. Barr, Mrs. Lcn CheMor, recording secrelary; Mrs. Reg Pnrdy, financial sec- retary; and Mrs. Raymond Chcslcr, Ij Mrs. Kliirley Reck i.s warden. j Mrs. Lorraine Secboer. conduc- tress; Mrs. Elba packom, nui- sician; snd Mrs. Jnjco GunrJcr- son is chaplain. Supporling the noble and vioe-RriiiKlb are Mrs. Margaret 1 Snmmons, Mrs. Uin-ianc Lar- son, Mrs. Phyllis Cxiiltls, j Viola Cox, and Mrs Ruby Baird. Mrs. Beriucc Mackintosh Is i caplain. WE HAVE MOVED! NOW IN OUR NEW LARGER PREMISES! at 3rd Avenue and 4th Street S. Downtown Lethbridge MUFFLER SPECIAL Most 6 cylinder and small V8 single exhausts Ford Chev Dodge Plymouth Chrysler and Mercury 1954-64 5_95 installed FREt! 1965-69 7.95 installed FREE! All Performance Mufflers Reduced 25% Ax usual Unbeatable Prices, Finest Guarantees of Product and Workmnnsliip FREE INSPECTIONS and ESTIMATES Don't Miss CAPITOL FURNITURE'S 326 5th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-8578 SPECIAL PURCHASE SALE OF... 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