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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, July 7, THI LiTHMIDOf HMA10 Little Black Horse Society holds Indian Days at Brocket D'ARCY RICKARD photos. Melvin Big Throat, 20, a member of the Blood Indian band, his wife Lydia, and a little girl from Browning, Mont., named Theresa were among hundreds of visitors to the Peigan Indian Reserve's Indian at Brocket. The three-day affair was marred -by bad weather, except for the final day when the sun broke through the clouds. It was the first Indian Days to be sponsored by the Little Black Horse Society of the Peigan Indian Reserve. But it will be better next year Wind, rain mars Indian Days... Small Boy Dance Troupe performs chicken dances By D'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor BROCKET The Little Black Horse Society's Indian Days drew 17 teepees, 40 tents and about a dozen truck campers to an encampment en the Peigan Indian Reserve here. The Indians came from as far away as Browning, Mont., despite little publicity for the event The Small Boy Dance Troupe came from the break- away Indian tribe now sit- uated in the mountains west of Hobema under Chief Rob- ert Small Boy. They perform- ed native dances and sang in the Peigan Community Hall here. Dances are usually held outdoors but wind and rain marred the event. The Little Black Horse So- ciety, headed by Gordon McDougall, son of Peigan Chief Maurice McDougall, At phonse Little Mustache, Gil- bert Provost and James Knowlton, approached the band council to see if the so- ciety couW assist in any way with Indian Days. The band turned the whole thing over to the society. "Tins society comprises 30 to 35 said Gordon McDougall. "We are just sort of a take off from the orig- inal Black Horse Society." He says: "We had some .real good people come to per- form, especially the Small Boy Dance Troupe. They have a special dancing troupe and singers. "And we had the Little Black Horse Society give- away dance. "This is the first time we have endeavored to put on this show as the- Little Black Horse Society. For the first time, we did pretty good. We made some mistakes, which is natural, but we hope to cor- rect this and make it bigger and better next year." The Peigan Indian Reserve stretches 12 to 15 miles north and south and is about 20 miles long. The Oldman River runs through it. Many Peigara, without transportation, packed picnic baskets a.nd waited long distances to attend Indian Days. Some fine horses were in evidence. My family was more fortu- nate. We drove from Letb- bridge. ft was our first visit to tbe Peigan reserve. Tins reserve is another study in contrasts. Modern bouses stand beside slum dwellings. It te obvious many Indians on this reserve are living in poverty. 'Caught between a past that is gone forever and an un- certain future, Indians here are mightily striving to pull themselves up by their boot- straps. Economically, it's a hard struggle. We asked ope fellow if we could make 'a photo- graph of his wrinkled- face. "Five he said. "That's what we get at tbe Calgary Stampede." REQUIRID IMMEDIATELY FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN EDMONTON AREA ALL POSITION BOILERMAKER WELDERS of Pay Hour Hours of Work Hours Week APPLICANTS MUST PASS A.S.M.E. ALL POSITION PLATE TEST CONTACT NEAREST CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE OR MORTON STEEL WORKS, LIMITED 214 STREET HIGHWAY 16A P.O. BOX 1161 EDMONTON, ALBERTA T5J 2M4 PHONE: 403467-S643 120 Cardston graduates win scrolls The Liquor Licensing Act (Part 3) (SECTION 90 (4) NOTICE OF HEARING OF LIQUOR APPLICATION The following notice is published in accordance with trie provisions of The liquor licensing Ad-. 1. The area comprising The Village of Courts, being oil of that area within the corporate limits of trie Village of Coutts, has been designated as a local option area for purposes of the above Act. 2. The 9th day of August, 1973, has been set os the dote upon which the Board wifl consider applications for licenses under the above Act, unless prior to that the Board has received a petition signed by 500 electors of the above described local option area or 10 per cent of the number of persons named on the latest lists of for on election of o member or members to the legislative Assembly from the area comprising the local option area, whichever it the lesser number, requesting that the lieutenant Governor tn Council submit to a vote of the of the local option area a Question in respect of the clews of license applied for. Dated at Edmonton, this 18th day of June, 1973. A. D. EUfOTT Chairman The Alberta liquor Control Board NOTE: Petitions requesting a plebiscite vote must be on the official petition forms which may be obtained from The Alberto liquor Control Board, 12360 142 Street, Edmonton, T5J 2R4, together with instructions for the submission of o petition. CARDSTON (HNS) There were 120 Grade 12 students pre- sented with scrolls at an honor night program. Clarence Nyce, student body president, gave tbe opening address. Robert Sackley, executive secretary of tbe Edmonton City Fire Department, spoke of life out in tfae world and bow differ- ent it is from what the students are accustomed to in Cardston. He told them to make an assessment of tbe problems out in the world before they leave. They should set a pattern for their fives and learn to live it The W. M. Brooks Award for mathematics achievement was given to Colin Dower. He also received tbe school divi- sion scholarship for highest academic standing. Dean Russell received a scholarship for attaining sec- ond highest academic standing. Scholarships of were given to Linda Woolford. busi- ness education; Jackie Leavitt, home economics; and Stephen Tominuk, industrial arts. The "student of the year" award, for participation in tbe extra-curricular program, went to RaeDene PontanUo. Honor awards: Power mechanics 30: Barry Alfred, Dave Hunsberger, Bar- ton Leavitt and Bruce Leavitt. French 30: Drew Allred, Loreen Ca. noon, Shelley Eakett, Colin Dower, Stan Holland, Susan Ockey and Ste- phen Tominuk. English 3D: Kevin Archibald, Blumel, Loreen Cahoon, Bonnie Sloan, Colin Dower, Brenda Jensen, Susan Ockey, Dean Russell and Greg Steed. Social studies 3D: Kevin Archibald, Donna Duce, Brenda Jensen, JoAnne Low, Rodvern Lowry, Dean Russell and Greg Steed. Biology 3D: Kevin Archibald, LaRee Blumel. Donna Duce, Danny Gallup, Stan Holland. Wendy Vancak, Stephen Tominuk, Greg Steed, Brenda Jensen, Rodvern Lowry, Michael Lowry, Kim McNaughton, Susan Ockey, Holly Remington, Dean Russell, Mike Wss- ton and vada Wynder. Fabric and dress 3D: Nola Bennett, Michelle Broadhead, Colette Gibb, Jac- kie Leavitt, JoAnne Low and Karen Woolford. Music 30: LaRee Blumel, Jean Hull, Jensen and Heather Ol- sen. Mathematics 30: Michelle Broad, head. Donna Duce, Colin Dower, Jo- Anne Low, Rodvern Lowry, Michael Lowry, Norman Many Fingers, Sus- an Ockey, Dean Russell, Stephen Tom- inuk and Wendy Vancak. Typing 3D: Laurie Cerdwell, Doreen Venechuk, Susan Webster and Lynda Woolford. More district on page WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Tru Industrial Machinery-Demolition Anything Matte of Iran! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON etc.- loads Corteodb TroA Moenet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW lOCATION 206 33rd Street North "Scrap Phone 328-1731 Chemistry 30: Donna Duce, Colin Dower, Michael Lowry, Dean Russcl Stephen Tominuk and Wendy vancak. Physics 3D: Colin Dower, Lowry and Stephen Tomlnuk. Economics 30: Deanna Fox, Many Fingers, Sherron Payne, Chery Quintan, Jennifer Johnson and Garth List on. Wood Shop 30: Ryan MacDonnel and Stephen Tominuk. English 33: Tim Gibb, Lyanne Wil son and Terry Wpolf. Mathematics 33: James Woolf. Accounting 3D: Lynda WooHord. French 36: JoAnne Low. English 36: JoAnne Low Shorthand 3D: Lynda Woolford. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB HUNTING Decotm, Resident Rep., Blairmere Phone 562-214f District Hews In Brief SOCIAL HOUR ENCHANT (HNS) Mem- lers of the Lutheran Church eld a social hour after church to honor Mr. and Mrs. Sig abs. Mr. Jabs was principal of the Enchant School for two rears. He taken the posi- ion of principal at Hanna. He was also the chairman of the church board. Mrs. S. Egland presented them with wall toques from the congregation and an ornamental dish from he LCW. MIDNIGHT DAYS FORT MACLEOD (Special) Midnight Days is under way icrc now. The parade was held at 11 o'clock this morning. At p.m. the light horse show began at Midnight Stadium. To- light at 8 o'clock, a Bavarian >eer garden will be held. To- morrow at 8 a.m. (Lit- le at Midnight Sta- dium; at 2 p.m., rodeo events. REINSTATED BROOKS Newell County school trustees gave way to public pressure and reinstated voel Sharp as a teacher in the 3assano School, pn tba heels of a controversy begun two weeks ago by Bassano students pro- esting a transfer of Mr. Sharp o the Springside Hutterite Col- ony near Duchess, approxi- mately 150 parents and stu- dents attended the school com- mittee meeting at Brooks to roice further support for Mr. Sharp. NEW BROOKS HQ BROOKS Preliminary plans for a new town adminis- ration building have been completed and Mayor Be vNel- soa said (be proposal is now >eJng advertised under the re- quirements of the Municipal Government Act. The original plan called for square feet at an estimated cost of DUTY IN N.W.T. CLARESHOLM (Special) Huddle, son of. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Huddle, has been posted fay die RCMP for duty n the Northwest Territories. He graduated at ceremonial conducted by the force in gina last month. ONE-WEEK JUMP PICNHER CREEK (HNS) Alberta residents have been given a one-week jump on out- of-province hunters this year in of-province hunters this year in going after mountain sheep. Al- berta hunters can shoot the ani- mals starting Aug. 24 in open wildlife management units along the Rocky Mountains while non residents have to wait until Sept. l. The season closes Oct. 20 for non res- idents and Oct. 27 for Alber- tans. The purpose of the short- ened non resident season is to increase the percentage of tro- phy sheep taken by Alberta hunters. ANTIQUE AIRCRAFT FORT MACLEOD (Special) Citizens are remindsd special guests in town Monday, July 9, will be members of the North American Antique Air- craft Association. It is expect- ed they will arrive in their vint- age aircraft around noon. REPORT your The Uthbridge Herald Correspondent in Yow Arw ETZIKOM MRS. PIUS EHNES....................46M1S7 ENCHANT MM. MARGARET DORCHAK.............739-2159 FERNIE MtS. RICHARD WIUIAMS............... 423-7411 FOREMOST OfOFf TACG......................... I67.JW1 FOftT MACliOD MRS. TH> SWWWRT 01ANUM MRS. ED CfSAt....................... Contort these people for your District or donified Advertising HA COFFEE BAR DID YOU KNOW That the ledge Motel is new serving breakfast to only? Ask about our complimentary Breakfast 7th Avenue and Mayor Mugrath Drive Phone 379-0100 for her safety and comf HARDLITE lenses OntyhaH the weight on her pretty Kttte nose. wammtj eyi PioUcBvo tomoi AUCTION SALE MONDAY, JUIY 9, 7 PJH. AT HURLBURT AUCTION WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. SOUTH, IETHBRIDGE TOMS CASH NO RBBtVI Darkwood bedroom suite with chest of drawers; triple dresser and bookcase headboard, old pump organ, 19 Sanyo color TV on stand; counter with metal file drawers 6'; new 8 track home stereo; 23" Admiral TV; good complete bed: goiter: accordion: 2 Westmghonse tote model fridges: Tappao XT gas range: 9.5 MM riflejjWJ rifle; !2 ga. dresser; chest of drawers; saddle; chrome step stool: 2 chrome tables; chrome chairs; desk; patio tabte: OOWCT mowers; console stereo set; hi-cbair; Grundig tape recorder; C.B. radio set; washers and dryers; Fleetwood 23" TV. Barbeque: wwd kitchen table, chairs and cabinet; older teletype: photocopier; bikes: gas heater; TV tables; pair trailer mirrors; vacuum cleaners; aluminum, door: trailer door: pote lamp: typewriter: gas water beater; cribs; gas and electric ranges: portable TV. Many More Items Too NmneroBg To Mention Hems May Be SUNDAY, JULY 8TH 2-4 PM. Monday, July 9th 8 o.nr Till Sole Time SAli CONDUCTED BY HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 37B-470S 1920 2nd AVE. S. IfTffBMDGf AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN lie. 41 lie. 451 ;