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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July LETHBRIDGE i The South In short Coleman festivities COLEMAN former citizens and friends from many centres across the na- tion will gather to mark this town's 70th anniversary at festivities here July 18 to 23. A tribute will be paid to the RCMP It celebrated its centennial last year The festivities committee is extending an open in- vitation to visit Coleman and enjoy the The four-day itinerary includes a youth car- nival and dance July Cranbrook Girls Band variety show and a tea for the oldtimers July a pan- cake gymkhana and beer garden July 20. The wind-up July 21 will be an ecumenical service and family picnic reunion at the Knowles Ranch northwest of town The Hamilton Junior High School depicting the RCMP trek from Fort to Fort Macleod in will also be part of the weekend attractions Principals appointed FOREMOST The appointment of two new principals at Burdett and Conquerville schools was announced recently by County of Forty Mile School Superintendent Cliff Elle Steven a former teacher in the now completing his masters degree in education at the University of has been appointed head of the Burdett School He replaces John recently appointed principal at Foremost Jon teacher at Senator Gershaw High Bow has been appointed principal at replacing Allen Eng He moves to the senior post at Manyberries. Camp postponed BLAIRMORE Jean cap- tain of the Blairmore Girl has announced the camp that was to have been held at Fort Macleod in July has been postponed due to the grounds being flooa- ed by the Oldman River The camp will now be held at Fort Macleod Aug 10 and instead of June 29 to July 1 Teachers retire Claresholm teachers Clarence and Vi Johnston retired after tallying a combined 66 years of classroom work Mr vice principal of the Claresholm Junior High has taught for 41 years His wife has taught art and music for 26 years. Rodeo queen competition Candidates of four schools are competing for the honor of being queen of the Cowley Lions Rodeo to be held on August 10 and 11 The competitors are Laurel 15-year-old grade 10 student of Mathew Halton High School at Pincher Debbie 15-year-old grade 10 student of the Lundbreck Livingstone Sheila 17- year-old grade 11 student of the Pincher Creek High School and Sheila Crowsnest Consolidated High School 15-year-old grade 9 student. Women host club FORT MACLEOD The Fort Macleod Roval Canadian Legion Women's Auxiliary recently hosted the 80 member Lethbndge 1914 -1918 Veterans Club to a tour of the Fort Museum and refreshment at the Legion club here We Manufacture LADIES' WEAR and we import a complete line of MEXICAN DRESSES made Dresses Drapes and Carpets Visit our Showroom or lor more information Call 235-3335 Claresholm BCI HOLDINGS LTD. Calderwood shower GRANUM A miscellaneous shower was held recently in the United Church Hall to honor Margaret Calderwood Pat Dunlop and Marion Weerstra assisted the bride- elect in unwrapping gifts. The hostess gift was a crystal bowl with matching candle- holders Crowsnest Pass Bureau JOBPRINTING VERNON 562-2149 The Herald- District Hay crop more rain needed Southern Alberta's hay crop is termed excellent although continued good moisture con- ditions will be needed to harvest record crops. Bob district agriculturist fo the Municipal District of Pincher told The Herald hay crops in the foothills are pretty Last the district had to seek provincial funding to help offset record high hay prices and high freight rates to meet cattlemen's forage needs. This there will be lots of hay for the said Mr. Lyons. Murray district agriculturist in said this morning hayland which is being irrigated is as good as 1973 while hayland without irrigation is one third JOHN L JAMIESON Oldest Mountie is 97 FORT MACLEOD A special guest at Fort Macleod's Canada Day celebration was John L. at 97 believed to be the oldest living Northwest Mounted Police veteran. Mr now of Vic- was born in Halifax and paid his fare to Regina to be sworn in to the police July 1893 After six months train- ing he was posted to H Divi- sion at Fort he said m an interview Arriving he found the original barracks completely gone His five years in the force were most interesting He served at detachments in the surrounding area but his headquarters was always Fort Macleod. entire life has been most interesting but I feel I owe a debt of gratitude to the NWMP for the basic training they gave me in early life on what a man should tfy to he said present force consists of better trained or I should say more modern trained he standards are much higher than required in my time After his discharge from the police m Mr Jamieson began a career with the Cana- Tamily plots cleaned Armed with hoes and mowers about 40 Granum peo- ple attended the annual cemetery clean-up Many Granum folks started as early as 8 a.m. to clean up family plots Once finished with their they helped clean for those who could not attend. dian Pacific Railway which was to last till 1942. He began as an engine boy and worked his way up to retire after three years as division superintendent at Lethbndge Mr Jamieson said one of the highlights of his rail life was being the first engineer to get a tram to the face of the Frank Slide in 1903. His tram carried many policemen who were to assist in the after- math Ruralites to sign for gas A natural gas sign up meeting will be held July 9 for residents of the Hillspnng and Hartleyville rural areas The at Glenwood Lions Hall at 8 p m will be conducted by Canadian Western Natural Gas Co Ltd. to sign up residents for its franchise in the area between the Waterton and the Belly Rivers The company said in a prepared statement gas will be available to residents at a reasonable cost if all participate to one half better than last year The exceptional rainfalls this spring and early summer have bolstered all hay including pastureland and hayland. Mr. McLelland said with better cattlemen can graze their animals on less leaving more land on which hay can be grown. Mr McLelland said the lush growth of hay in Southern Alberta will need continued moisture for about three weeks to ensure optimum growth Hans district agriculturist in said hay crops didn't get as good a start this year in his area but all the they have caught up Mr. Lung said farmers in the Fort Macleod and eastern portions of the Municipal District of Willow Creek will harvest twice as much hay this year compared to 1973 Cutting has started in the Willow Creek MD a new variety of legume is gaining wider use and acceptance in the Willow Creed said Mr. Lung The hay crop is similar to alfalfa but doesn't induce bloat in cattle. The crop has a pink flower Jamie district agriculturist in said hayland and pastureland is about 100 per cent improved from 1973 The cool temperatures and recent local ram showers have helped to maintain the grasslands in good he said Cardston group sets activities CARDSTON Dates have been set for summer activities of the Cardston Agricultural Society A horse show will be held Aug 22. The Chinook Associa- tion Rodeo will be held Aug. 23 at 8 p.m and Aug. 24 at 2 p m Both of these events will be held in the new multi purpose building at the rodeo grounds The fair will be held Aug 23 At 11 a.m there will be a livestock show in the multi purpose building The bench exhibits will be held in the ice centre Entries close at 10 a.m The show will be open to the public at 1 p m Junior pets will be shown in the multi purpose building. Prize lists are posted at the nursing home and the senior citizens' home. Agricultural society presi- dent is Reid Kearl. Michael Shaw and Bill Reeder are vice presidents. Mrs Mildred Jensen is secretary treasurer The fair directors are Anna Louise chairman. Con- nie Molcak and Keith Quinton. vice Kathleen fair F D Archibald and Ray La Verne Vadnais. Connie Jackson and Lola junior Roland grasses and Bessie Shields and Rachael Leavitt flowers and Donna Jensen vegetables and Mrs Monty McClung. home Nedra Beazer. sew- ing and Sharon Pitcher and Mae Nish. arts and handicraft. Irene Traxel and Laura Vadnais. school and Cathy adver- tising Five bands to play at Fort Saturday FORT MACLEOD Tom Fort Macleod Centennial parade says five bands will perform in the parade here Saturday Bands will be here from Cardston Medicine Hat and Regina. Lieut Gov. Ralph Stemhauser and Mines and Minerals Minister Bill Dickie will be along with senior Alberta RCMP members. The route is about two miles begins at elevator row and will march down 2nd Ave to Main St The parade will then go east to 5th Ave. and south to the F. P V.'alshe School. The honorary parade marshalll is Bert Patterson He has resided here longer than anyone else. Cars parked on the parade route will be towed away Floats may be registered until July 4. Lethbridge golfer takes Foremost tourney SUMMER DRESSES j Half Sizes Priced to Clear EVENING GOWNS Patio Wear Long Skirts SPORTS WEAR by Koret and Tan Jay Eve MARANJO'S Summer Clearance Balance of Regular SUMMER SANDALS OFF SALE Large Selection of SANDALS Reg to 30.00 7Q9 CLEARANCE pair......... I ONE TABLE SHOES and SANDALS 999 Selection of SUMMER HANDBAGS OFF Short and Discontinued Lines MEN'S SHOES Reg. to 37.00 CLEARANCE PRICE Q99 ONE TABLE SHOES and SANDALS OpM Thursday 9p.m. MflRRNJO WORLD OF SHOES 317A Slith Street South FOREMOST Visiting golfers took the honors at Foremost Golf Club's recent open tour- nament. Lethbridge golfer Bill Townsend took the cham- pionship flight with rounds of 37 and to defeat Bow Island golfer Darrel Knibbs by one stroke. Mr Knibbs set the pace with a blistering one un- der par 34 on the first round but slumped to a 42 in the final nine. Vmce Bobmec of Wrentham placed third. Foremost golfer Arne jj Hougen won the first flight with a personal best round of 39 to defeat Darrel Asplund of Lethbridge Bill Wolfe of Lethbridge took the tion event. J Geoff club shot a personal best of 39 to J take the second winning V over Cliff Kultgen Foremost Dave Garner of Foremost took the third over Cliff Benson. Ray Beckner placed third. The junior event was won Jim Hougen over Doug KonnoJ and Geoffrey Tagg. PANT SUITS to OFF BLOUSES to OFF Selection of wvlwwhiwii VI SWEATERS ......Vs OFF SELECTION OF LOUNGEWEAR to OFF and Featuring Blouses 10.00 SPECIAL RACK Featuring Long Skirts. ALL SALES FINAL b bare i 407 5th St. S Downtown Lethbridfle JL JL ;