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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tueidciy, July 7, 1970- A SPORT FOR ALL AGES Fencing is growing in popularity in Uthbridge, and the city's fencing club anticipates extensive dsvelopment now it has arranged Fun Now, Keen Competition Later to use the Bowman Art Centre for its practice sessions. The club meets Wednesday evening at 6 p.m., and everyone interested is invited to attend. Art Of Fencing Taught In Club Fencing has all the attri- butes of a popular sport: it is safe, inexpensive, active, com- petitive and most of all, it's a lot of fun. The Lethbridge Fencing Club, which meets tomorrow night at 6 o'clock in the Bowman. Ail Centre, offers memberships at per person and per fam- ily, and current members will lend beginners their equipment until they decide to buy their' own. Club President Dr. Ramon del Valle, who fenced as a be- ginner in his nativs Spain but did, not take up the sport ser- iously until coming to Canada, says the club follows all of the international rules of fencing, preparing the club eventually for Canadian and international competition. "We're mostly practising the foil Dr. del Valle said, "but we'll soon be doing the sabre and epis. "While we have no formal instructors, the club members will all be glad to teach new- comers we all want our club to grow." It takes only to for a complete fencing outfit, includ- ing a foil (a long, thin "weap- for about a wire mesh mask which completely covers the head for and a well-padded jacket for about Gloves are also necessary, but a common pan' of gardening gloves is sufficient, Dr. del Valle said. And he added, the equipment the club buys is good: it is a common misconception that fencing is an expensive hobby. Fencing is good exercise 200 Cars Coming For Antique Meet The Whoop-Up International Antique Car Meet is scheduled for Lethbridge July 10-12 with about 200 cars and 500 enthu- siasts from Canada and the Steals Truck A North Battleford, Saskat- chewan, youth, Dennis Toot- oosis, 17, was sentenced to 21 days in jail he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Lethbridge recently to stealing a truck. The truck was damaged to the extent of The youth had no previous record. Another North Battleford youth pleaded not guilty to the same charge and mil appear in magistrate's court in Pic- ture Butte today for trial. OSBORNE'S SEMI-ANNUAL SUITS COATS DRESSES HATS-HANDBAGS FOUNDATIONS SAVINGS OF 50% Open Thursday 10 a.m. fo 9 p.m. 328 7th ST. 5. PHONE 327-7220 United States expected. Hosting this year's show is the Southern Alberta Antique and Classic Automobile Club, with chairman for the meet John Moreland of Wrentham. Registration Is scheduled for E'riday evening with a big breakfast Saturday to start the activities. Public activies will start at noon Saturday with a parade in the downtown area at 1 p.m., followed by an Antique Auto display in the Parkade at 6th St. and 5th Ave. S. A fashion show of antique costumes will take place at p.m. in the area adjacent to Kresge's on 6th St. S. Cos- tumes and models are courtesy of the Calgary Antique Auto Club. Mr. Moreland expects this will be the largest international antique car show ever held in this area with some registra- tions received from Alaska and Arizona. He said most of the cars will be from B.C., Alberta. Saskat- chewan, Montana, Idaho and Washington. Sunday, following a tour 'of Hie city, the group embarks on either a tour to Waterton Lakes, or to Calgary to take in the stampede. Members of the SAACAC ex- ecutive are Ben Carter, presi- dent; Paul Van Cleve, vice- president; Casey Overes, sec- retary-treasurer; Joan Carter, editor; Nick Tkachenkq and Bob Blenner-Hassett, publish- ers; and Mr. Moreland, chair- man of the meet. and a fencer rapidly achieves good physical condition if he practices regularly. Men, women and children take part in club activities and in the annual city tournament, which is held each December. Until last month the club met in a variety of places, but now hopes that with use of Bowman it will become stronger. It plans to hold practice sessions there on the first Monday of every month until membership is large enough to support it more often. (This month's meeting is July 8 because the first Wednesday was a holiday.) ..EXECUTIVE SECRETARY Eugene A. Mitchell, former Medicine Hat resident, has been appointed to the position of executive secretary of the Alberta Federation of Labor. Mr. Mitchell, who came to Alberta from B.C., has held executive positions on the Ca- nadian and provincial council of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union as well as the Medicine Hat Labor Council. He is now re- siding in Edmonton. CADP Manager Retires Gerald Fry of Lethbridge, re- tired recently as branch mana- ger of the Lsthbridge division, Central Alberta Dairy Pool. Mr. Fry completed 28 years of service with the pool, the last eight as branch manager ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 in Lethbridge. Prior to the Lethbridge post, he was CADP manager for 15 years at Rim- bey, Alberta, northwest of Ret Deer. i Mr. Fry plans to continue residence in Lethbridge. FILM EDITORS Tivo students experienced in fiim editing are available foi summer jobs through the Can- ada Manpower Centre student placement division in Leth- bridge. J M ELECTRIC LTD. We ore pleased to announce that our company has expanded and has mov- ed into Lethbridge to serve this area, "IF IT IS ELECTRICAL CALL US" Ws are equipped io serve you be.'ler "No Job Too Big Or Too Small" INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL OIL FIELD RESIDENTIAL MAINTENANCE FARM WIRING TRENCHING FREE ESTIMATES Call 328 6768 or 328-6960 or drop In at 43QA 13th Street North Hog Raising Training Plan Under Way On Peigan Reserve BROCKET (Staff) A hog raising training program, fi- nanced by Uie department of Indian affairs, is underway on the Peigan Indian Reserve. P.ercy Smith, Peigan land manager, said there are three men now raising, hogs under Iho program and about three more in the process of getting land leady for the program. He said the band office at- tempts to get men who are willing to build corrals and to ready their land for feeding and raising hogs. One of the men involved, George Bastien, has five brood sows on feed and will get anoth- er 10 weaner pigs next week. Larry Frith, agricultural of- ficer with the department of Indian affairs said the ment will spend from to ?700 for each man in an at- tempt to get him started in the hog raising business. For convenience, Mr. Bastien has built corrals to serve as a brooder near his house. He has electricity and a good water supply and plans to construct additional buildings for winter- ing the hogs. City Man Fined On UIC Charge A Lethbridge man, Peter Do- bransky, was fined and costs when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Leth- bridge recently to six counts of making false statements to the Unemployment Insurance Commission. Dobransky was charged with failing to report that he was employed' while drawing bene- fits. LIBRARY ASSISTANTS Nine students experienced as library assistants are available for summer jobs through the Canada Manpower Centre stu- dent placement division in Leth- bridge. Nearer the river, he has cor- rals to keep the hogs until thsy are ready for market. Mr. Smith said a type ot course is available through In- dian affairs for the men, with arrangements with hog farm- ers in the area for on-Uie-job training in which Indian af- fairs and the farmer split the man's wages. He said Mr. Bastien was trained in the "old school" when men learned about hogs and chicken raising from the practical angle. Mr. Bastien Used to raise about 100 hogs on his farm but lost interest with the poor market conditions. "This is a chance for me to get back into the market when the market picture is he said. He expects to build the herd to about 100 animals again. Mr. Smith said the expansion possibilities for the men is practically unlimited. "It is up to the individual the extent he expands this program. "Band Manager Ken Yellow Horn and I took the initiative and found out there was mon- ey available in Indian affairs for such a piogram. "Now that the council has found out we are hot going to sit around and do nothing, that we are going ahead with pro- grams that will ksnefit the peo- ple, maybe they will sit up and take notice. "In the past the council has been very ineffective in this field of he said. GEORGE BASTIEN FEEDS HOGS IN NEW PROJECT The all new Datsun 1200 Dalsun 1200. First of ihe 71 's, last word in efficient, comfortable low-cost transportation, Check the specs: 73 hp. 93 mph. Up to 35 miles fo gallon, with a really tight turning-circle. Datsun 1200 K bigger on the inside than.any car in its class, yet it handles better than the smallest. Since it's a Dotsun, if comes with the full list of standard Datsun goodies. (See the listing below, and compare it with everything else.) There's room for four big people or five good friends, power to spore for highways or hill-clirrtbing, and a slick four-speed box jhot helps you indulge your sports-car inclinations. Over 250 Datsun dealers across Canada are ready f9 show you ihe Datsun 1200. Test-drive it. Then test- drive oil the others. And then drive ihe Datsun 1200 home. Daisun 1200. li's what our 'raore-for-your-money car' story is all about. from 2-spEEO HEATER-DEFROSTER HOW-THROUGH VENTILATION 11925 the more-for-your-money car SUGGESTED f. t'AIL PKCt PORT OF f NTKY VANCOUVER. TOROHIO. MONTREAL HA PLUS LOCAL FREIGHT AND HANKING. LICENCE. PSOWJOAL TM IF Af NO BIRA CHARGE FOR EMESIOM CONTROL ID OHIASJOl 3-POINT SAFETY-BELT ANCHOK ADJUSTABLE BUCKET SEATS .COLLAKS1KE STEERING COLUMN 2-SPtED WIPERS UF TO 3S MILES TO THE GAILOH f 3 MPH PERFORMANCE 73 HP OHV ENGINf TWIN ARM RESTS CARPET FRONT DISC BRAKES' RUHERIUMPERETTES 4-WAY EMERGENCY FLASHERS COIL-TYPf INDEKHOENT FRONT SUSPENSION Its not very much money, but Us a whok lot of car DATSUN That more thin 1000 Dttwn dealtn teroii Cwidt the US A FOREIGN CAR (LETHBRIDGE) LTD. (FORMERLY MECHANIC SALES) Corner 3rd Ave. llth Street S. Phone 327-3933 ;