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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, July 3 197! THE UTHBMDOI HWALB 3 Oldtimers parade at Coutts Equestrian courrs (HNS) A large crowd attended the Coutts Day Celebrations. Weather was good and t h e parade got under way by a.m. with a fairly large num- icr of entries. There were many decorated loats, cars and antique cars, along with the children's sec- ion, horses and family groups, md the volunteer fire depart- ment equipment. The Erie Rivers Junior and Senior bands also marched. The 4-H Light Horse Club 'lagbearers led the parade fol- lowed by the mayor, Walmer Galls and other officials. Several clowns circulating around throughout the parade route, one on a mini-bike, pro- vided much entertainment. Joining in the parade were oldtimers of the Coutts and dis- trict: Gordon Waddell and Hike Looman, original home- steaders; Irvin and Helen MRS. DELPHINE GOODSTRIKER TEACHES BLACKFOOT TO PUPILS McArthy Photo. Blackfoot language comes back By CATHERINE HULL Herald News Service CARDSTON Probably for the first time in Canadian his- tory, the Blackfoot language has been taught in school. During the past year, 74 stu- dents were enrolled in classes taught by Mrs. Delphine Good- striker at the Cardston Junior High School. Out of that number, 20 of them were non-Indian. She also taught Grades 1 and 2 transitional Indian stu- dents. The teaching aides taught the language to the head-start classes at the In- dian kindergarten. Blackfoot is not a written language but several people have attempted to write it. Archdeacon Timms of Glei- chen and Rev. Hinschcliffe of the Blood Reserve collab- Teacher Loran Nelson to be honored July 10 A reception in honor of vet- eran southern Alberta teacher Loran C. Nelson will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 10, in the IDS Institute LORAN C. NELSON Building, 2808 28th St. S., Lett- bridge. Mr. Nelson taught at Hffl- spring, Glenwood, Gardston, Magrath, Welling, Bow Island and other south Alberta points. All former students, pupils, friends and associate teachers are invited to attend this re- ception held to mark his retire- ment. Those attending are asked to bring a current picture for the scrap book. orated and had a dictionary published in the 1880's by the Society Promoting Christian Knowledge in England. A copy of that book is now owned by the Glenbow Foundation; In Calgary. Archdeacon Middleton, min- ister at St. Paul's Anglican Church on the Blood Reserve for 45 years, spoke the lan- guage fluently. He further compiled words, adding parts of speech in 1914-1918. For his work with the Indian people he was honored with a doctor of divinity degree from the Uni- versity of Manitoba in the late 1940's. It was a revised version of this dictionary, which is now owned by his daughter, Mrs. Doug Allison of Waterton, that Goodstriker used to teach icr students. Lessons have also been mnted in the Kainai News about once a month. These are written by two non-Indian uni students who are learn ing the language on the re- serve at Gleichen. Alma Somrnerfeldt, junior high principal, says that a itudy of Indian culture will be covered next year, not just the anguage. New shop opens TABER (HNS) Cannady's Gifts and Sports, a specialty shop, opened for business here recently in the premises im- mediately west of the Cana- dian Imperial Bank of Com- merce. Managing the business is Mrs. Ethel Cannady. Parade thrills crowd at south's stampede city By DELIA WOOLF Herald News Service RAYMOND A record num- ber of people saw the morning parade of beautiful floats, dec- orated cars and pretty girls, Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blmrmora Phone 562-2149 CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME McDONELL MANUFACTURING 1502 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. NEED A MOTOR HOME? SEEI PRICE; AND RIDE IN THE smoothest-riding Motor Homo made today. THE Home with tha least noise while travelling. THE only Motor Home available today with the riding qua- lify of a big car. Very good gas mileage. MANNER of construction of this 20 ft. Motor Home with twin gaucho beds and dinette gives the capacity of the average 24ft. And It COA be parked at a parking meter on the main street of any city. THIS Motor Home has more upper cupboard end storage ipacQ than most other makes. TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN ine horses and novely numbers at Dominion Day festivities here- An additional people took n the rodeo and race meet. Mayor Robert Graham un- veiled a bronze plaque at the foot of the giant pine tree in front of the town hall whicli has been named in honor ol Mrs. Elizabeth King. For more than half a century Mrs. King has been town historian. Stock from the Kesler stam- pede string proved too tough for many of the cowboys. More than one could not stay with his mount long enough to hear the whistle. A race horse from the Bourne Stables, Magrath, came back for the fourth year to take the purse and Meeks Trophy along with the racing cooler donated by Alan and Ronalc Heggie for the Businessmen's derby. Billy Witbeck piloted Chan field, owned by Mrs. Evelyn Bourne, for the win in the top race of the day. In the first Vs-mile Ned's Hood won with jockey N. Bhxx of the Bill West stables, Leth bridge. Tha %-mile: Badger Flyer Eagle Plume up, owned by Ru fus Goodstriker, Cardston; Ky Eternal, L. Bourne up, J T. Meeks Stables, Raymond. One jockey, R. Yule, was Uken to the Raymond Munic ipal Hospital when he was thrown. He was later released The horse, owned by S. Wilson of Gleichen, had to be de stroyed. CALF SHOW SET TABER (HNS) The Taber district 4-H Club calf show and sale is scheduled for 1 p.m July 6 at Prairie Livestock Jtd. auction yards here. The show will include 141 single calf entries, three breeding classes, three pens of five, annd to p.m. TABER: Tuesday, July 6, in the health unit office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. BARN WELL: Wednesday, July 7, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. IRON SPRINGS: Wednes- day, July 7, in the school from to p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, July 8, in the health unit office (up- stairs in the Town Office Build- ing) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, July 8, in the health unit office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. SIIAUGHNESSY: Friday, July 9, in the school from to p.m. Fluoride tablets are avail- able at all clinics free of charge. For social service appoint- ments telephone: Coaldale 345- 3388; Taber 223-3911. Dr. G. R. C. Palmer, medi- cal officer of health, urges par- ents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagious disease. events set for Sunday PICTURE BL'TTE Coun- ty of Lcthbridgc soulliern Al- berta Summer Games eques- trian competition will be held Sunday, July 4, at 10 a.m. at the Hill toppers Gymkhana Club on the old 3A highway. Signs will be posted. Sid Wyatt of Longview will be the judge for this competi- tion. Spectators are welcome to attend. is extended to all to attend the dedication and official opening- of Kainai Industries Jim Shot cBotli Sides STANDOFF, ALBERTA JULY 10, 1871 lours of Kainai Entertainment at Indian Days Encampment 2-30 pL-Arrival of Prime Minister Trudeao 3'00p.m.- Dedication and Grand Opening of Kainai Industries 4-00 p. -Prime Minister Trndeao visits the Teepee Encampment SAVE BY BUYING THE BEST GUARANTEED QUALITY FROM THE LARGEST TWINE MANUFACTURER INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER CO. OF CANADA LTD. 304 STAFFORD DRIVE, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3125 environment Baton review IRON SPRINGS (HNS) A baton review was presents by students of Mrs. John Van denbroeke in the Huntsville I School. Twenty-five girls from the Iron Springs and Turin dis- tricts took part. On April 1st, 1971, tho Government of Alberta took an important step forward in the fight for a cleaner environment On this day, the new Department of the Environment was officially established to devote itself to resource management and pollution control. Alberta is the first province to establish a government department responsible solely for environmental management The Department of the Environment is located in the Milner Building. 10040 -104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Telephone: 425-1130. Office of the Deputy Minister Dr. E, E. Ballantyne, Seventh floor Water Resources Division (formerly under the Department of Agriculture) Receptionist: Fourth floor Pollution Control Division (formerly Division of Environmental Health, Department of Health) Receptionist: Sixth floor Interdepartmental Planning Division Seventh floor Research Division Seventh floor Information Division Seventh floor HON. J. D. HENDERSON MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT Minister responsible for Hospital Services Commission and Alberta Health Care Insurance Commission 318 LEGISLATIVE BUILDING EDMONTON 6, ALBERTA 65th ANNUAL RODEO of CHAMPIONS FORT MACLEOD-JULY 9-10-11 FRIDAY, JULY 9th "LITTLE ROYAL" MARKET CATTLE COMPETITION a.m. Breakfail a.m. Show p.m. Sale p.m. Queen Contest (Equestrian) p.m. Canadian Curling Horse Assn. Approved Open Class p.m. Bavarian Beer Garden and Dance SATURDAY, JULY 10th p.m. Judging of p.m, p.m. Queen Conteit (Equestrian) p.m. Cutting Finals p.m. Rodeo p.m. Bavarian Beer Garden and Dance p.m. Bavarian Bosr Gordon and Dance SUNDAY, JULY llth a.m. Pancake Breakfast Midnight Stadium p.m. Grand Entry and Crowning of Queen p.m. Rodeo Stock by Kesler Rodeo Ltd. ;