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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta District News In Brief LEADS PRAYER ETZIKOM (HNS) Rev. Brian Hubka led the Catholic Women's League prayers and presented a spiritual address when 11 members of the Faith Sacred Heart CWL met recent- ly at the home of Mrs. Tony (Frances) Herbst. It was re- ported new blinds for the church windows have been purchased and a church clean- ing bee will be held in the near future. LOGGING DIPS CRANBROOK (Special) East-West Kootenay sawlog scale, comprising Neslon For- est District, tallied cubic feet, the B.C. Forest Ser- vice reports for June. This was less than half the tally for the corresponding month of 1972. MIDNIGHT DAYS FORT MACLEOD Midnight Days will be a three- day show. Kicking off with a breakfast and the Little 'Royal Cattle show at a.m. July 6, the program will include a beer garden on the evenings of July 6 and 7. The parade will be held Saturday at 11. MEMORIAL AWARD NATAL (HNS) Awards Day was held at the Sparwood Secondary School recently. The major new award this year was the Jimmy Bellina Memorial Trophy donated by the class of '73 and '74 3S a memorial to Jimmy who was killed in an automotive accident shortly be- fore, his graduation. The award Includes a bursary for an in- dustrial education student. The winner of the award was John Cytko and was presented by Mrs. E. Bellina, Jimmy's moth- er. The memorial trophy will be a continuing award for indus- trial education students. SPARWOOD WINS NATAL (HNS) Sparwood school won top honors in the School District No. 1 Elemen- tary Schools' track and field meet, held recently at Jaffray. The school amassed 162 points. Isabella Dicken School was second with 154 points, follow- ed by Jaffray, Elkford and Ridgemont in that order. SHOWER HELD NOBLEFORD (HNS) A shower was held in the Noble- ford United Church recently to honor Miss Linda Pike. About 70 women attended. SPORTS DAY SET NOBLEFORD (HNS) The Barons, Nobteford and Mon-I arch Senior Citizens Society; met here recently with 19 mem- bers in attendance. Members win participate in the Noble- ford sports day Aug. 6. PRESENT GIFTS NOBLEFORD (HNS) Miss Ann Bakker was honored by friends at a miscellaneous shower in the Nobteford Unit- ed Church with about SO women in attendance. PLACE SECOND NATAL (HNS) Kaiser Re- sources' mine rescue team from Sparwood captured second place in the coal division of the Do- minion mine rescue champion- ships at Glace' Bay, N.S., re- cently. The Nova Scotia team won first place in the competi- tion. HOLD BARBECUE CLARESHOLM (Special) Recently the teaching staff of Claresbolm Elementary School held a steak barbecue at the Willow Creek Provincial Park to honor of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Kiddle. Mr. Kiddle retires at the end of this month after being caretaker of the school for 17 years. WINS DEGREE NATAL (HNS) Mrs. Win- nifred Dorothy Kay Bohanna of Sparwood was among 800 stu- dents who received degrees from Simon Fraser University recently. Mrs. Bohanna was awarded a bachelor of arts de- gree with honors. WINS PLAQUE NATAL (HNS) Kaiser Re- sources Ltd. employees at Van- couver, B.C., have been award- ed the United Way Gold Plaque for contributions to the 1072 fund raising campaign. All 16 emplyees contributed more than This amount, plus a corporate donation, helped the campaign along to its final total of PEDAL PUSHERS PINCHER CREEK (Special) Pedal pushers is an organiz- ed plan to teach children of grades one to six the basic rudiments of safe bicycling. For more information call SuSu Pa at 627-4354. LUZOD SPEAKS NATAL (HNS) Dr. E. R. Luzod spoke at a recent meet- ing of the Sparwood Calorie Counters. Ths local club hosted guests from the Calorie Count- ers Club in Elkford. He spoke on the subject of obesity. WIN BADGES NATAL (HNS) The 1st Sparwood Cubs closed its ac- tivities for the summer months recently with the presentation of proficiency badges. BROWNIES CAMP TABER (HNS) Brown Owl Marjorie Martin and Tawny Owl Marion Hamilton are being commended on a successful Brownie Pack holiday camp at Camp Okeekun near Fort Mac- leod recently. TWISTER HITS FARM NEW DAYTON (HNS) Re- cently a sudden twister swept through the Elton Duell farm and demolished a 48 by 16-foot shed. Poles, eight inches in di- ameter, 12 feet long and plant- ed three feet in the ground were lifted over a seven-foot fence and deposited in the cor- ral on the other side, along with the rest of the building. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NIWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING DMMO, Resident Rtp., iloirmore Phone Wednesday, July 4, 1973 THI IETHMIDOI HIRAID 3 Ben Schmidt super sharp in Willow Valley shooting Third best poster artist Claresholm Fire Chief Don Bush presents a cheque to Kristi Hanson for achieving third place nationally in a poster contest. The theme was fire prevention. Miss Hanson entered the contest on her own initiative. She received a letter of commendation from the Willow Creek school board. PAUL ANDERSEN photo. IODE hosts Zone 3 parley PINCHER CREEK The Captain McPhail Chapter of the IODE recently hosted the Zone 3 conference. Thirty-eight members answered roll call. The standards of the three chapters were located behind the head table with Captain Mc- Phail's Canadian Maple Leaf being flanked by the Union Jacks of Dr. F. H. Mewburn, OBE, and Sir Alexander Gait Mrs. Lena Hewitt spoke on the naming of the Capt. Mc- Phail Chapter. Mrs. Cranstoun, regent of Dr. F. H. Mewbum, Mrs. Hooper, regent of Sir Alexander Gait, and Mrs. Eliza Sorge, secretary of Cap- tain McPhail, gave resumes of the works done by their chapt- ers. The IODE rose, developed by a Canadian, Dr. John Schloen, discussed. This rose, a dark red floribunda, will sell across Canada in 1975 to mark the 75th anniversary of the order. Much discussion centered about the mental health proj- ect. A committee of Mrs. Hoop- er, Mrs. L. Fumerton and Mrs. Miln will' prepare a- brief con- cerning training of mental health volunteers. This brief will be presented again. Members viewed many arti- cles of the services department. The provincial officers took back five large quilts, three crib quilts, three bonnets, six baby sweaters, 14 hood sweat- ers and 25 personal property bags to the packing room from the Captain McPhail chapter. The 1974 Zone 3 conference will be hosted by the Dr. F. H Mewfaurn Charter at Leth bridge, June 20. The semi-an nual meeting will be held at Banff Oct. 16 and 17. IODE members are privileged hi having a special location re- served for them near the Cal- gary Airport, for the Queen's visit July 5. At the conclusion of the con- ference lunch was served by Mrs. Annie McLean and Mrs Lena Hewitt. One serious crime in May TABER (HNS) Robbery with violence, which netted the offender two months in jail, was the only serious crime re- by Taber police during Gospel Chapel conducts DVBS PNGHER GREEK (Special) As has been a practice in the past years, the Foothills Gospel Chapel is offering the children of Pincher Creek and Beaver Mines a few days of pleasure in the study of the Bible, singing and fun tilings to do at an annual Vacation Bible School. This year due to the increase m the school rent, the church will make of its own facil- ities at 520 Charlotte Street, It is hoped that the parents will encourage their children to take advantage of these classes. Classes will be held from 9 ajn. to noon daily from July 2 to 6 at Pincher Creek, and the same times at Beaver Mines from July 9 to 13 in the Coal- fields Centre. All children ages 5 to 12 are invited to attend at the place most convenient to them. Police reported 19 convic- tions under the Criminal Code (five last month) and 19 under the highway traffic act, down from 58 during April. Of the 21 motor vehicle accidents (in- volving damages of and two 10 were of the reportable class involving dam- ages of more than Police reported 27 persons convicted under the liquor con- trol act, including a number "of arrests made at teen-age dan- ces. Thirteen people were charg- ed with intoxication, later to be released following a night in the cells. NEW BLINDS ETZIKOM (HNS) Father Brian Hubka led the League prayers and presented a spiritu- al address, when members of the Faith Sacred Heart Catho- lic Women's League met re- cently at the home of Mrs. Tony (Frances) Herbst It was reported that the new blinds for the church windows have been purchased and a church cleaning bee will be held in the near future. Grade 9 diplomas presented BARONS (HNS) Employ ing the theme "memories to closing exercise ant award night was held at the Barons Consolidated Schoo recently. The Linda Machacek award vent to Dianne Cutforth. Board chairman F. Macha cek presented the Connoi awards to Jimmy Lyon aw Jackie Andrekson. The Mendenhall awards were won by Leon Gullickson, Bonnie Bomancbuck and Debbie Gibb Gibb's Insurance awards went to Debbie Gibb and Jimmy Lyon. Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Wobick presented their awards to Jack ie Andrekson, Bevertey Row Dan Lyon, and Dan Pittman Ramona Pittman, Pamela 01 sen, Wade Lyon and Dan Lyon. Principal Wiley presented di plomas to the Grade 9 class Pam Olsen, Bev Row, Deb- bie Gibb, Wayne Raubala, Dan Lyon, Zan Gullickson and Larry Machacek. LUNDBRECK (CNP Bureau) Ben Schmidt of Taber tal- lied the most points to win the Willow Valley Trophy Club's grand aggregate prize at events at the Frank Lynch Staunton Ranch north of Lundbreck re- cently. Winner of the trapshoot for the Hutchinson trophy was Ker- win Kotkas of Lethbridge with runners-up Larry Simpson of Pincher Creek and Carl Foul- sen of Calgary. Lloyd punk of Warner took toe Plainsmen Sports Trophy in the pop-up target event with a score of 28 to defeat Rick Kucheran and Kerwin Kotkas, both of Lethbridge, who scored 22. Bob Gamble of Pincher copp- ed the moving target timber- line trophy with Bob Hobbs of Lethbridge and Lloyd Dunk of Warner scoring second and third. Winners in the undetermined range event for the Pincher Farm equipment trophy and prizes were George Pohn of Lethbridge. Art Wallace of Re- gina, and Bob Hobbs, Jr., of Lethbridge. Gilbert King of Medicine Hat placed first in the tight group event for the Harvey Davies trophy and Helen Arndt of Taber scored second. Ron Hut- chinson of Warner was third. The Bud Schmidt trophy in the large bore rifle with scope event went to Bob Hobbs, Jr., of Lethbridge and Frank Lef- fingwell of Lethbridge took second and Steve Dixon of Brant third. Alan Voth of Bow Island took the Willow Valley Trophy Club event in the large-bore rifle with iron sight. Runners-up were Bob Hobbs, Jr., and George Pohn, both of Lethbridge. The Dennis Vadnais trophy in the hunters match event went to Rick Tassari of Warner. The Wadena Trophy event for .22 calibre rifle for five- man teams was vied for by five entries. The winning team was the Sod Busters comprising Alan Voth of Bow Island, John Morgan of Foremost, Ron Hut- chinson of Warner and Ron and Bud Schmidt of Taber. Three teams competed in the women's .22-calibre rifle team event for the Rangeland Trophy and winner was tie Lethbridge Marksmen No. team comprising Verna Whit- ney, Evelyn and Linda Leffing- well. The Blackburn trophy for the highest score achieved in teams went to Frank Leffingwell of Lethbridge. Winners of the Willow Valley Trophy Club 50-yard 22-calibre rifle event were Ron Hutchin- son of Warner, Ben Schmidt of Taber and Vance Abed of Card- ston. Bob Hobbs Sr. of Lethbridge took the Pete Maloff trophy in the .22-calibre rifle 20 yards event. Evelyn Leffingwell of Leth- bridge took home her own Evelyn Leffingwell trophy in the women's .22-calibre rule event. The Jack Reid trophy in the youth match went to Kerwki Union contract for Cranbrook office people CRANBROOK, B.C. Initial contract between the city and the Office and Techni- cal Employees Union, Local 15, recently certified bargaining agent, has reduced to seven hours their working day and established acceptable wage and salary schedule. Western Canada OTEU busi- ness agent William Swanson of Vancouver.represented employ- ee interests, and the city ad- ministrator represented coun- cil. Agreement terms regarding salaries and wages are retro- active lo January and this initial agreement has a one- year term which can be extend- ed by mutual agreement. More district on Page 9 Union returns executive COLEMAN (CNP The Coleman local of the Uni- ted Mine Workers of America returned by acclamation its complete slate of officers for another term of two years. The slate includes president William Skura, who was also elected as a sub-district board member to represent the Cole- man local; vice-presideat Doug Skinner; secretary treasurer John Sanyshyn; Vicary Creek pit committe, John Rosner an William Skura; Interna- tional plant pit committee Doug Skinner; Vicary Mine safety committee, John Ressner and International Plant and Tent Mountain Strip Mine safety committee, Doug Skin- ner. Kotkas of Lethbridge and Rosemary Pohn of Lethbridge and Robert Derail of Calgary placed second and third. Ron Hutchinson and Lloyd Dunk both of Warner grossed a total of 132 points to take first place in the buddy event for the Bob Malmberg Memor- ial trophy. Women of the Willow Valley Ladies Club served lunch. Fish pond area open PINCHER CREEK (Special) More than 300 residents rep- resenting all age groups were on hand for the grand opening of a senior citizens' fish pond and picnic area, the project of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Burns. Lo- cated on the Burns property, northeast of Pincher Creek, the attractive fishponds, are fed from a line connecting with the creek. Nearly one thousand trout have been stocked in the pond for those of parsons 65 and over. A sumptions barbecue was prepared by Harry Louey and served by a group of volunteers. The Phil Lethbridge family pro- vided music for the occasion. The Fish and Game Associa- tion awarded a Life Member- ship Certificate to Bob on this special occasion in apprecia- tion of his efforts on behalf of the Senior Citizens and also for his outstanding work on be- half of conservation. SHOWER HELD SPRINGS (HNS) M Marda Noble was honored re- cently by a community show- er in the Iron Springs School. The evening started with a short program directed by Mrs. Ann Haney. It consisted of a duet by Miss Diane Erno and Mrs. Valory BaskLa. HAIL-ARE YOU COVERED? An incomplete hail insurance program like a leaky um- brella, will net protect you when you nted it the moit. Don't cvt items out of your program just to a few dollars. could cost you See us today. 706 3rd! AVE. S. PHONE 327-2793 The 'EXPORT A' will be on display in JULY 7th and 8th The "Export A" Hot Air Balloon h powered by 2 gat hum- an which can provide BTU's of heat. The Balloon and Basket weigh a mere 490 pounds, and can carry from 1 to 4 persons DON'T MISS THE OF THIS WORLD" in COLLEGE MALL 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge ;