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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Willow Valley Trophy Club judges game heads Jan. 9 Saturday, January J, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID - 3 LUNDBRECK (CNP Bureau) -Sportsmen from Southern Alberta and South Eastern British Columbia will converge on Lundbreck Saturday, Jan. 9, to attend the 22nd annual Willow Valley Trophy Club Judging day. The event will be held In the Livingstone School auditorium. Coffee and lunch will be available at noon and during the afternoon events. The day's events will begin at 1:30 p.m. Annual trophies will be presented for big game shot in 1970. The Challenge Trophy Competition will provide four trophies and Trophy Day Challenge Shields will also be presented for the biggest heads (taken in fair chase or picked up in 1970 or earlier) for elk, moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, antelope, mule and non  typical mule deer, white-tail and non - typical white tail deer. Grand champion trophies will be presented for any big game head killed before Jan. 1, 1970, (name of hunter must be given) Parent-Teacher meeting set for Jan. 6 TEMPLE BEAUTY - The beauty of the white granite Alberta LDS Temple at Card-ston Is now visible for many miles. It has been fully floodlighted for the first time in its SO  year history. This is due to the joint efforts of the town of Cardston and the LDS Church. The town council's efforts to supply electric 11 y free of charge for floodlighting the temple prompted the head office of the church in Salt Lake City to design and supply a complete floodlighting system. At night, these lights bathe the building in light from 46 fixtures totalling well over 200 watts. -Logan McCarthy Photo. TABER (HNS) - A four-point program will be presented at the Jan. 6 meeting of the W. R. Myers High School Parent Teacher Association and parents of students are es pecially invited to attend. Discussions will centre on the school's work experience program. It gives students experience in local commercial firms as part of the school program. The driver education program conducted by Ronald R. Hill, the Junior high modified program and the special proj ects credit program will be reviewed. The meeting will take place at the school at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6. for bighorn sheep, elk, goat, moose, mule and non - typical mule deer, whitetail and non typical whitetail deer and an telopc. Pickup stations for the big game heads have been set up in various localities so that all judging will not have to be done on judging day. The sta tions are at Lundbreck Trad ing Store, Albert Truants, Bel levue; Crowsnest Pass Motors, Blairmore; Rudys Texaco, Coleman; Cowley Co-op Hardware; Civic Tire and Battery, Pinch-er; Kosy Service Station, Fort Macleod; Petes Wheel Align-inent Service, Lethbridge; Laur-rence Halmrast, Warner; A. C. Bair, Milk River; and Gordon Cole at Etzikom. Big game heads within a ra dius of 25 miles of the above pickup stations must have the heads there before 12 noon Jan. 4 and sooner if possible. Heads will be accepted up to 11 a.m. Jan. 9. All entries must be accompanied by their big game license or proof thereof, also the big game tag and owners name and address and date animal was killed and place where killed. All antlered game entries must be tagged on the antler for the current year competition. Information should be written on a tag and attached to the head. Game heads must be present to compete for prizes and trophies. All entries must not be mounted or partially mounted in the current year competition unless shown to an official of the Club prior to mounting. Entries must be clean. Prizes for biggest fish caught during the year will also be presented. Persons holding rotating trophies should return them to the club on or before judging day so that new winners may receive them. Qldtimer looks hack at 90: 'showered with blessings' 90�h BIRTHDAY-William Nieboer, Iron Springs resident from 1927 to 1947 and now a resident of the Green Acres Lodge at lethbridge, recently marked his 90th birthday. Seated beside him is his two-year-old great-grandson Scott and son Bernard. Grandson Reynold Nieboer stands at the rear.  District news Races Jan. 7-9 | FERNIE (HNS) - The Snow Valley Ski Hill has been chosen as the site for some of the high ranking ski races. Competitions for the Pontiac Cup, one of the top-rated, all-Canadian ski meets, will be held Jan. 7 to 9. About 70 competitors will ar rive here Jan. 4 to train for the event. Reading course TABER (HNS) - A professional development in - service course in reading for elementary teachers in Taber School Division No. 6 has been arranged for Taber during January. The five two - hour sessions will instruct the teachers in diagnostic techniques and grouping procedures in reading. Instructor will be John Herman, the division's reading consultant. A physical education workshop is also planned for the Dr. Hanrman school on Saturday, Jan. 16. Taxes due TABER (HNS) - Taxes in the town of Taber for 1971 are due and payable from January 1st, and are subject to a penalty of two per cent if not paid by August 31, a further two per cent penalty compounded on October 31, and an additional three per cent penalty compounded if not paid by December 31, 1971. To encourage early payment of taxes, the town will allow a straight five per cent discount for taxes paid in January. UCW meets NEW DAYTON (HNS) - A program highlighted the recent UCW meeting at the home of Mrs. Cecil DePratu. Guests were Rev. and Mrs, Dave Howlett. Mrs. Otto Cronkhite and Mrs. Alice Gorrill presented a program The January meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Bob Dun can. By MARIE SOKGAKl) Herald News Service IRON SPRINGS - Former Iron Springs resident William Nieboer marked his 90th birthday recently. Sitting in his room at No. 10 Green Acres Lodge (he calls it No. 10 Downing Street) Mr. Nieboer recalls the past: "When I look back," he said, "I see the Lord has showered us with blessings. I was the eldest of four boys in our family and we are all well and healthy today, all between 80 and 90 years of age." Mr. Nieboer was born in  Wildervank, Holland, Dec. 30, 1880. Early in life he began work as a farm laborer. The bicycle had not yet come into use and all transportation was Sy foot. At the age of 17 he went to Germany where he worked in various steel factories. He then returned to Holland where he married Elsina van der Least. In 1010 they again moved to Germany n-here he was employed as harbor foreman. He recalls the days of the first World War and the year of 1917 when lack of food forced them to return to the Netherlands where he worked in the peat fields, and where he later operated a grocery store. "Even in those days they talked of lack of space for growing families. Our family consisted of six sons and one Karen Duell receives ring NEW DAYTON (HNS) -Mrs. Jerry Beaton co-ordinated a recent program here and master of ceremonies for the evening was Victor Kaupp. The Grade 9 award, a birth-stone ring, was presented by Leif Trockstad to Karen Duell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Duell, for having the highest marks in the Grade 9 departmental examinations for New Dayton. daughter, and we decided to emigrate. Our eldest son, Herman, came to Alberta in 1924. "In 1926 my wife and I and four of our sons came to Alberta and settled in the Pincher Creek district. One son, John, and our daughter, Anna, stayed in Holland to continue their education." In 1927 the Nieboer family moved to Iron Springs and settled on an irrigated farm. By 1940 the sons took over tho operation and Mr. and Mrs. Nieboer moved to Picture Butte where they operated a chicken ranch. In 1947 they retired and moved to Nobleford. Mrs. Nieboer died in 1960. In 1963 Mr. Nieboer moved to the Green Acres Lodge. When interviewed Mr. ?Jie-hoer said "we have done a lot of moving in my days, but coming to Canada was the best move we ever made." PCs elect Price BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - The Pincher Creek - Crowsnest Conservative Association has elected Charles Price of Pincher Creek as president. Other officers: past - president George Wait and vice-president Alex Wells, both of Blairmore; secretary Ron Zukiwsky and treasurer John Jackson of Pincher Creek. Directors include Jeff Higa, Harold Hogan, Mrs. Betty Sla-pak, Gus Ericksson, Bernard Smith, H. Lynch - Staunton, Alex Grant and Bill Davidoff. COUNTRY NEWS These Are The LetMnridgc Herald Correspondents In Your Area VAUXHALL MRS. PAT POWERS .................. P.O. Box 23� STIRLING MRS. MILDRED HARDY ............ General Delivery TABER ROSS GIBB ..................... P.O. Box 2187 TYRELL'S LAKE MRS. MARY HAMLING...... P.O. Box 97, VVrenlham VULCAN LUNDY FINDLAY ................ General Delivery WARNER MRS. PEARL UEBELT ............... General Delivery Contact these people for your District New* or Clastified Advertising C/=-MEN'S SHOPt'o ANNUAL STORE-WIDE STARTS MONDAY, 9 A.M. SHARP! Featuring outstanding values in Canada's finest men's clothing. All slashed in price to make this clearance sale our biggest and best in years! Shop early to avoid disappoint* monfl TOPCOATS GROUP 1 Reg. to 100.00 GROUP 2 Reg. to 125.00 SALE SALE .50 .50 ALL REMAINING REGULAR QUALITY STOCK OF TOPCOATS 20% OH! SPORT COATS and CO-ORDINATES GROUP 1 Reg. to 85.00 SALE !35 GROUP 2 Reg, to 150.00 SALE s55 GROUP 3 Reg. to 150.00 SALE 75 K0RATR0N and WOOL SLACKS .............8.00 HATHAWAY AND ARROW DRESS and SPORT SHIRTS ........ 6.50 or 2 ,er 12.00 SNOW BOOTS ,F|,C. Iin.d,. Re, 26.00. SAIE ........................13.00 SWEATERS PULLOVERS, V-NECKS and CARDIGANS. Out they �c, each ...... I W.WV SPORT and DRESS SHIRTS K&KtS?'......3.50 , 2 ,.f $6 DRESSING GOWNS and SMOKING JACKETS your choice, each 10.00 SPLIT COWHIDE JACKETS half price, *.a ,oo. sale...........27.50 HATS SALE PRICED AT . . 7.00  TIES 2 ,or 5.00 ALL SALES CASH AND FINAL! NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES Clo&rtfB&ck* QJ-MEN'S SHOP ltd DOWNTOWN on FOURTH AVENUE SOUTHl ;