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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wednesday, January 13, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 MISS McGARVA Pincher girl wins cord PINCHER CREEK (Special) - The first Gold Cord in Guid ing ever to be presented at Pincher Creek was awarded to Miss Linda McGarva recently by Area Commissioner Mrs Byron Rutt of Coaldale. The evening began with Colours being received by Commissioner Rutt and Com missioner Merle Laidlaw. The Girl Guide Prayer was said by Lieutenant Klovansky followed by the 1st Pincher Creek Guide company repeating the Girl Guide promise and singing the Guide Law song. Miss McGarva was then presented with her Gold Cord. Her parents Mr. and Mrs. R 0. McGarva, Jr., and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. R McGarva and Mr. and Mrs. Duffield were introduced to the Commissioner and guests by the Guide of Honor. Capt. Alice Somerville was officially appointed Foothills Division Camp Adviser, receiving her pin and certificate from Commissioner Rutt. Appropriate thanks was given by Capt. Sommerville and Linda. To conclude the evening the Guides entertained and served the guests lunch, Whist enjoyed NEW DAYTON (HNS) -party for the new Dayton Catholic Parish was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Forest Greeno. An evening of Whist was en joyed with high scorers being Miss Katie Wozak and August Kaupp and lows Mrs. Joe Schoen and Victor Kaupp. Legion installs chiefs NOBLEFORD (Special) Zone Commander R. C. (Bud) Bach travelled to Nobleford for the joint installation of officers of the Nobleford branch of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Auxiliary to the Legion. The following were installed: LeRoy Thompson, sergeant-at arms; Don McCurrach, secretary; Gordon Luchia, trea surer; Glen Peters, Herman Hann, Les Smith, John Mazuti nec, Steve Stetar and Harold Roberds, executive committee; Walter Phillips, vice - presl dent; and James Harrington, president. Auxiliary officers were in stalled: Nancy Smith, ser-geant-at-arms; Ginger Erick son, secretary; Shirley Harrington, treasurer; Marion Moulton, Mildred McCurrach Carol Pike, Isabella Stoller, Lori Farough and Jean Thorn son, executive committee vice - president, Evelyn Brady and president, Charlotte Roberts. Sales are up DEL BONITA (HNS)-Agriculture Minister Olson explained government policies at a recent meeting here in the United Church Hall. There was a good attendance. Mr. Olson said the 1970-71 wheat sales are up from the same period a year ago. Barley, other grains and oil seeds sales are all up and prices are rising, he said. He spoke about proposals for protein grading and updating of the Canada Grains Act. He said there will be a new quota system for the 1971-72 crop year. Mr. Olson was optimistic about the beef industry. He said the hog industry didn't look as bright for the next few months. Bow Island backs Fuller family By ALICE SCHAUFELE Special Correspondent BOW ISLAND - Citizens of Bow Island came through with help and service when it was needed. Monday, Dec. 21, fire of un- determined origin completely destroyed the inside of the Charlie Fuller home here. Mr. and Mrs. Fuller were in Leth-bridge doing their Christmas shopping. The fire was first noticed by their eight-year-old son Dannie. He came home from school, saw the blaze and quickly went to the neighbors to call for help. Within seconds of the call the Bow Island volunteer fire department was at the scene but the fire had a head start More district on and nothing could be saved in the house. Only the shell of the house was left standing. The family of four boys, Harry, 15, Ralph, 14, Roy, 12, and Dannie, 8, and Mr. and Mrs. Fuller were put up in homes of friends until suitable living accommodation could be found. Albert Bateman Warder of the All Saints Anglican Church offered the family the use of the church hall to live in until their home is rebuilt. Clothing, bedding and cooking utensils were quickly gathered by the citizens of the town for the family. Donations from the Elks and Lions clubs, Legion and Ladies Auxiliary to the Legion, St. Andrews United Church Ladies and many individuals helped, Merchants put boxes in stores for donations and $73 was raised by the students of the elementary school. Mr. Fuller works for Royal Sand and Gravel in Bow Island He bought the house from Henry Gnam a year ago. Mr. Fuller said they are deeply grateful for all the help that has been given to them and would never be able to thank the people enough. Personal items that were lost can never be replaced. 'DEEPLY GRATEFUL' - Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Fuller and family, Harry, Ralph, Roy and Dannie, are "deeply grateful" for the help given them by the citizens of Bow Island following the recent loss by fire of their Bow Island home. - Alice Schaufele Photo. Cowley couple marks anniversary Centennial event CRANBROOK (SpeciaD-Mrs. Charles Lafleur of Cran-brook has been named East Kootenay secretary for a ma jor British Columbia centennial cultural event. Senior, junior and community choirs and bands in all communities are eligible to compete toward regional finals adjudication. Adjudicators will be provided by the provin cial Centennial cultural fund committee. Emerging winners in these classes will then be eligible for massed provincial competition expenses paid, at the University Memorial Gymnasium at Vancouver May 5, 6 and 7. COWLEY (HNS) - It was on Dec. 29, 1945, that Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Weekes were married in the old Dutch city of Nijmegen. Both were in Canada before a year was up where Mrs. Weekes settled into Canadian housekeeping while Mr. Weekes settled back into school teaching, Scouting and St. John Ambulance. AFTER INVENTORY MIRANDA SENSOREX 1.9 SINGLE LENS REFLEX CAMERA Complete with case, ONLY 179.95 KONICA AUTOREFLEX T SINGLE LENS REFLEX CAMERA w/1.8 lens, case and accessories clip. ONLY 194.95 SYLVANIA FLASHCUBES ONLY 89= SLEEVE KEYSTONE MODEL 880 SLIDE PROJECTOR Remote control, 100 slide tray Sugg. Retail 119.95 - 79.95 DALYN CASSETTE TAPE First Quality - 17-Pc. Cassette in Plastic Case. C-60 ONLY, EACH 1-19 �,, 6 ,, 6.60 RICOH TLS SINGLEX CAMERA 1.8 Lens Complete with case. -159.93 ARGUS SLIDE PROJECTOR Remote Control Model 909 � 89.95 DALYN C-90 CASSETTE TAPE First Quality in Flastic Case. ONLY, EACH 1 .69 Or 6 f.r 9.60 ROTO TRAYS BY KEYSTONE To fit Sawyers, Sears, Keystone. 100 Slide Capacity. ONLY 1 00 I EACH KEYSTONE INSTANT LOAD MAGICUBE CAMERA 425X - Electric Eye, No Batteries. SUGG. RETAIL 39.9S T 23.95 OLYMPUS 355p CAMERA 35 mm., automatic or manual operation. Finest optics. SUGG. RETAIL 129.9S - 89.95 KODAK CAROUSEL 750 Projector Remote Control SUGG. RETAIL 169.50 -121.20 Three children, Pieternella, Tom and Leslie arrived and so the years went by until Jan. 3, 1971, the entire Weekes family welcomed neighbors to an affair in the Cowley Community Hall. The occasion was their 25tb wedding anniversary. Mrs. Frank Ogden of White-court was present. She had been a guest at the original wedding. Friends from the 'Pass towns, Pincher Creek, Gran-um, Pultney, Hillspring and the Cowley district were on hand. Mrs. Frank Ogden presided over the guestbook. The master of ceremonies was Arthur Gray. Little Barbara Glen led off with a charming solo, January and February, with her mother as accompanist. Arthur Williams of Blair-more supplied his inimitable session of magic and sleight of hand. A short series of dramatic skits based on life back in Hoi land with Johanna E. Weekes and Warrant Officer 2nd class C. A. Weekes as the central figures. Representing the prim cipals were: first, Mrs. Brad S'awyer and Arthur Gray, later, Pieternella Weekes and Beverley Lemire. Assisting behind the scenes were Mrs. Ogden and Leslie Weekes. Mrs. Saw yer was herself a Dutch war bride. A sing  song wound up the program with Mr. Sawyer leading and Mrs. Sawyer at the piano. The musical mood of post - war 1945 was recaptured. At this point the Foothills UCW served lunch. Arthur Gray proposed the toast to the happy celebrants. Mr. Gray presented Mr. and Mrs. Weekes with a beautifully engraved silver tray and a purse of money on behalf of the Community. From the Van der Rest family in Holland and A1 berta came a magnificent floral bouquet of white Chrysanthemums enhanced with silver ornaments. Attends course STIRLING (HNS) - Charles F. Perrett of Stirling was selected by Canada Packers of Lethbridge to attend a one-week training course in Toronto. He is learning some of the operation of the new hide plant to soon open at Lethbridge. ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS STEREO & PHOTO GRAPHIC CENTRE 419 5th STREET S. PHONE 328-6922 OPEN THURSDAY UNTIL 9:00 P.M. Fish derbies planned COALDALE (HNS) - Th Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association will stage two family fish derbies soon. The first one is slated for Sunday, Jan. 31, at Tyrrell'; Lake. The second one is to be at Chin Lake with the exact date yet to be decided. Ed (Tex) Wiebe is the fish committee chairman and is in charge of arrangements. Per sons wishing further information may contact Mr. Wiebe. MR. AND MRS. OSCAR WALLMAN 100 attend open house for Wallmans of Foremost By GEOFF TAGG Special Correspondent FOREMOST - About 100 people helped Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wallman celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house held in Foremost Community Hall recently. Also celebrated on the same day was Mr. Wallman's 84th birthday. Special guests were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Douglas of Warner. They were celebrating their golden wedding. The two couples were married in a double ceremony in Lethbridge, each being witness to the other's wedding. Members of the family led the celebration. Son Roy is secretary - treasurer of County of 40-Mile in Foremost. He was accompanied by his wife Irene, a teacher at Foremost School. Their three children were'also in attendance. Daughter Clara is Mrs. Willis Chute of Edmonton. They have two sons who were present. A third child, Larry, died in 1944 at the age of eight years. Oscar Wallman came to Canada at the age of 19 from his birthplace, Sweden. After working for a time in Manitoba he moved to Alberta and worked oin the Grand Trunk Railroad. He moved to southern Alberta in 1916 to work on a farm but was later employed at Foremost Hotel until it was destroyed by fire in 1944. He was then custodian at Foremost School until his retirement about 10 years ago. His wife Irene came from Washington Slate in 1910 and the family homesteaded south of Foremost. With the exception of one sister, all her family have since returned to the United States. Mrs. Poiilsen heads UCW COWLEY (HNS) - The United Church Women named Mrs. K. Poulsen president. Others: vice-president Mrs. David Glen; treasurer Mrs. J. Weekes; secretary Mrs. A. Borl; cards and gifts Mrs. D. Percevault and Mrs. H. Wright; sewing Mrs. R. Mau-fort and Mrs. A. Wright; catering Mrs. M. Elton and Mrs. A. Bort; press correspondent Mrs. R. Thibert; representative to the church board Mrs. C. Weekes. Fix leak STIRLING (HNS) - A leak was discovered in the water line on the east side of Stirling. The repair crew has given this their immediate attention. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC eddy dietrich Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Blag. �� phone 328-7684 Wm C/=MEN'S SHOP ltd. on FOURTH AVENUE We're Wrapping Up Our January Sale With A all prices slashed acaini this is m we've regroupedi dug deeper and slashed prices againi no refunds or exchangesi ;