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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuwdoy, July 5, 1973 THf UTHMIDOI HfRAlD Canada Day mini-musical ride thrills TOM couimr PAINT SALE Bright Red Farm and Ranch Paint (A Top Quality Product) REGULAR 9.95 GALLON IN 5 GALLON TINS IN 1 GALLON TINS .49 V gal. SPECIAL gal. 6 EXTRA SPECIAL EXTERIOR (ML BASE GRAY 3 GALLON EXTERIOR WHITE PAINT No. 444 Oil Base or Latex. Special, gallon 4 DISCONTINUED COLORS OF GLIDDEN ENDURANCE HOUSE PAINT Quarts or at LESS THAN PRICE 1 444 FINE QUALITY PAINTS FINE QUALITY 444 INTERIOR LATEX .99 only. 'Gallons 4 FINE QUALITY 444 Alkyd Semi Gloss g.99 only. Special, Gallons FINE QUALITY 444 SEMI GLOSS 8'xl2' PLASTIC DROP SHEETS 3 ROLLER COATER SET J.49 MASKING TAPE Each or 5 for MISS MIX and MCONT1NUED COLORS QQ0 In all clearing for per quart ami per gallon FERGUSON PAINT LTD. Distributors of Gliddm Faints and Pratt and lambtrt Paints. 318 7th ST S. PHONE 328-4595 By JEAN SWIHART Special Correspondent FORT MACLEOD Can- ada Day in Fort Macleod was full of color, pomp, ro- mance as the Fort Macleod Historical Association host- ed open house. The spectators thrill- ed to the performances of the North West Mounted Pa- trol as they exemplified their mini-musical ride. The patrol, eight high school boys attired in the NWMP uniform of 1878, mounted on dark bays, was inspected by Insp. G. R. Gordon, commanding officer of the Lethbridge sutnlivi-, sion of the RCMP. His black mount appeared- to stand at attention as be gave the salute. Dr. John Walker, presi- dent of the association, was master of ceremonies. He presented honorary mem- berships to Reg Jennings of Calgary, Ernie' MacFarland of Nelson; and Ted Kruitzer and Albeit Swinarton both of Fort Macleod. Life memberships were presented to members of the original executive, all past- presidents. They are Miss Florence Baker, MLA Leigh- ton Buckwell, Hugh Craig, Mrs. Eloise Davis, John Davis, Lawrence Dixon, Glen Evans, Mrs. Pat Evans, James Flaherty, Karl Frie- sen, Mrs. Beatrice Grier, Art Hetherington, Beg. Jennings, Gower Kennedy, Bert King- ston, Ted Kruitzer, Ernie MacFarland, Mrs. Annie MacGowan, A. A. Neddow, Cecil Price, Charlie Reach, Mrs. Muriel Ragan, Harold Reeves, Albert Swinarton. On hand with the honored guests, were dignitaries from all ranks and files. Each was paying homage to the 100th birthday of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Horst Schmidt, minister of youth, culture and recrea- tion, was introduced by his colleague, MLA Leighton Buckwell. Mr. Schmidt pre- sented a grant of to Dr. Walker for the archives building, the centennial pro- ject of the association. He also gave the original MLA's chair and it will be housed in the Kanouse House along with the other early settler effects. Mayor George Buzunis congratulated the historical association for its efforts and in turn, with the assist- ance of councillors Phil Hod- nett and John Davis, de- creed that Ted Kruitzer, Al- bert Swinarton and Insp. Gordon would be "free citi- zens of the town of Fort Macleod." Paul Dersch, pioneer and RCMP officer of SO years ago, presented lances to Insp. Gordon who passed them on to mounted mem- bers Cpl. Dave Rooke, CpL Wayne Day, Const Erie Wheeler and Const. Len Du- guay. The four RCMP mem- bers with four of the mount- ed patrol then performed a patterned ride. Tunnel to coal nears completion NATAL (HNS) Since com- ing into use in 1970 at Kaiser Resources Ltd., the mining of coal by the hydraulic method has been an important part of the company's operations near Sparwood. The high powered water spurting at tremendous pres- sure from the nozzle of a de- vice called a "monitor" outs the coal easily. The coal is then transported down a mountainside through a "flume." Magnitude and importance of the KRL hydraulic mine may be judged by the fact that KRL is having a new rock tun- Miss Brainier showered with CLARESHOLM (Special) About 75 attended the recent bridal shower for Miss Diame Brunner, June bride-elect, in the North Peace Hafl. Bouquets of flowers graced the hall and corsages made by Mrs. Ivy Powers were worn by the honored guest end her mother, Mrs. Amy Bmnner. Mrs. Fetter Smith and Mrs. Reg Looey greeted the guests who were welcomed by Mrs. James Bonnar, master of cere- monies. Mrs. George Goslin had charge of the program which consisted of piano solos by Kathy Leeman, Judy Maytod and Esther Eboi They were joined by Judy Pronsbyn and Jeanine Lewis for a vocal number. Mrs. Bonnar presented a va- riety of gifts to Dianne, expressing good wishes. As- sisting the bride-elect unwrap them were her mother, Mis. Brunner; her aunts, Mrs. Edith WDbor and Mrs. Leslie Bush; Miss Raytene Echorn, Letbbridge; Miss Alma Quartz and Miss Patsy Flanders. In m IMM.L cnarge 01 roe guest MMB. were Miss Laurie May Brunner, Lethbridge, and Mrs. Herb Schtietnann, Jr. Gifts of the 25 hostesses were: clock, electric iron, TV tables, ironing board and cover. CENTRE VILLAGE MALL The Northwest Mounted Police 1873 Gun Crew will be mounting and firing their authentic field pieces Satur- day, July 7th at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p .m. at the Centre Village Mall. nel driven in order to tap an- other "panel" of coal. A panel is simply a' desig- nated area of coal along with all the works and installations necessary to extract it. In this particular panel there is an es- timated five million tons of coal. The tunnel will be feet long, 16 feet wide and arching to a height of 10 feet. It is being driven by Harrisons' Rock and Tunnel, a Canada- wide company which has 12 men on the job. Work began in mid-April of this year and target date for completion is late July. KRL expects to, have the monitor coal coming out of the tunnel by late spring of 1974. A three-boom drill jumbo is used to drill boles in the rock. The jumbo drills three holes simultaneously. After blasting takes place, the rock is load- ed up by a front.end loaded capable of lifting five tons of rock and transported outside. DANCE LESSONS PTNCHER CREEK (Special) Under recreation, a firm in- terested in conducting dance lessons for adults and children in Alberta towns has been in contact with the parks and rec- reation office. Classes will be offered in interpretive and modern ballet, jazzy tap, folk dancing and rhythmics. Classes are expected to begin in Sep- tember and cost per one hour session. Taber tax notices mailed TABER (HNS) Tax no- tices have gone into the mails from the town administration office seeking payment of more than million in current taxes and year-end arrears of some Taxes levies at 87 mills on a real property assessment of wffl bring into town coffers Business taxes at 23 mills on an assessment of about will return Other levies are pavement frontage, sewer front- age, and sidewalk maintenance, At mid-year, tax payments of current levies and arrears are reported at near the mark. ...319.7th.ST..S.. S tationers PHONE 327-4591 Your Southern Alberta, Office Supply Headquarters COLUMNER SHEETS LEDGER SHOTS TRANSFER BINDINC CASES INDEX CARDS FILING FOLDERS FILE CARDS RLE CABINETS MOLSON CANADIAN ;