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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, July 3 1971 THE LETHBHDOI HRAID 3 OMtimers parade at Coutts Equestrian COUTTS (HNS) A large crowd attended the Coutts Day Celebrations. Weather was good and the parade got under way by i.m. with a fairly large nurn- ier of entries. There were many decorated cars and antique cars, along with the children's sec- ion, horses and family groups, and the volunteer fire depart- ment equipment. The Erie Rivers Junior and Senior bands also marched. The 4-H Light Horse Club flagbearers led the parade fol- owed by the mayor, Walmer Gaits 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- .rict: Gordon Waddell and ttikc 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. Delphlne 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 Loraii Nelson to be honored July 10 A reception in honor of vet- eran southern Alberta teacher Loran C. Nelson will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 10, in the LDS Institute LORAN C. NELSON Building, 2808 28th St. S., Leth- bridge. Mr. Nelson taught at Hill- 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 hi 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 o! 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 Mrs. Goodstriker used to teach ier students. Lessons have also been jrinted in the Kainai News about once a month. These are written by two non-Indian uni- students who are learn- mg the language on the re- serve at Gleichen. Alma Sommerfeldt, junior ligh principal, says that study of Indian culture will be covered next year, not just the language. New shop opens TABER (HNS) Oannady'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 Yernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME McDONELL MANUFACTURING 1502 2nd AVE, S. IETHBR1DGE, ALT A. NEED A MOTOR HOME? SEE! PRICE! AND RIDE IN THE fimoofhest-riding Motor Home mode today. THE Home with the least noise whita travelling. THE only Motor Home available today with the riding of a big ear. 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 COM be parked at a parking meter on the main ttreet of any city. THIS Motor Home has upper cupboard and storage ipaca than moit other makes. TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN :ine horses and novely numbers it Dominion Day festivities here- An additional people took in the rodeo and race meet. Mayor Robert Graham un- veiled a bronze plaque at the foot of the giant pine tree in tront 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 [or 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 Ronali 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. Blood of the Bill West stables, Lett 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 taken to the Raymond Mimic ipal Hospital when he was thrown. He was later released The horse, owned by S. Wilson of Gleichen, had to be de stroyed. Baton review IRON SPRINGS (HNS) A baton review was presentee by students of Mrs. John Van dcnbroeke in the Huntsville I School. Twenty-five girls from the Iron Springs and Turin dis- tricts took part. CALF SHOW SET TABER (HNS1) The Taber district 4-H Club calf show and sale is scheduled for 1 p.m July 6 at Prairie Livestock M. auction yards here. The show will include 141 single calf entries, three breedinj classes, three pens of five, ant 10 in the pee wee class. CITIZENSHIP AWARD Larry Kohlnsky ot Clares- holm has been named Claresholm Junior High School's Citizen of the Year. Principal Marcns Heck says Mr. Kohinsky always has a ready smile and Is always willing to help in any pro- ject. He also works hard after school and on Satur- days in a Claresholm gro- cery store. These Are flic LctKbtidge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area VAUXHAU MRS. PAT POWERS P.O. Box S39 STIRLING RUTH ZAUGO Gerural Delivery TABER ROSS GIBB P.O. Box 2187 TYRELl'S LAKE MRS. MARY HAMUNG P.O. Box 97, Wrenthom WARNER MRS. PEARl LIEBELT General Delivery Contact these people for your District Newt or Classified Advertising oovcr, Hugh, Edna and Lucy oglon, Grant Graham, Alma I son, Norman Thompson, 'rank Smyk, Bernard Smyk, ,lec Waters and Pearl While. Their parents were home- steaders in the district. Pnzes were awarded. During the afternoon gymkhana events, two slow pitch ball games, and bingo were held. In the evening, Miss Judic Dickie's girls choir entertain- ed and the Coutts Student Union Junior High School Queen contestants were intro- duced: Noreen Thielen, Debbie McCulIoch, Annette Bianchi, Laurie Furlong, Darlene Jaf- fary. Aliss Bianchi was crown- ed Queen and was presented with a silver cup. events set for Sunday PICTURE I3UTTE Coun- ty of Lethbriclgc southern Al- berta Summer Games eques- trian competition will be held Sunday, July 4, at 10 a.m. at Uie 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. COALDADS (HNS) The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is .ponsoring the .following infant and pro-school clinics: COALHURST: Tuesday, July in the Royal Canadian Le- gion Hall from 10 to 12 noon d 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, j My 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 nooa and to 4 p.m. SIMUGHNESSY: 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. is extended to all to attend the dedication and official opening of Kainai Industries Jim Shot cBotti Sides STANDOFF, ALBERTA JULY ID, 1971 too a.m.- [30 p.m. lours of Kaineia [ntErtainment at Indian Days fncampniBot 2-30 p.iii.-Arrival of Prime Minister Trudean 3'OOp.m.- Dedication aiifl Grand Opeiiimj of Kainai Industries 4-00 ML- Prime Minister Wean visits the Teepee Encampment SAVE BY BUYING THE BEST GUARANTEED QUALITY FROM THE LARGEST j TWINE MANUFACTURER M THE WORLD rii INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER CO. OF CANADA LTD. 304 STAFFORD DRIVE, IETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3125 i x t department of the environment r "t. V 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 tha 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 Seventli 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. Breakfait 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 Floalt p.m, Parade p.m. Queen Contest (Equestrian) p.m. Cutting Hone Finali p.m. Rodeo p.m. Bavarian Beer Garden and Dance p.m. Bavarian Boer Gordon and Dancn SUNDAY, JULY llth a.m. Pancake Breolcfast Midnight Stadium p.m. Grand Entry and Crowning of Queen p.m. Rodeo Slock by Kesler Rodeo Ltd. ;