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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Farewell parties held at Coutts COUTTS fare- well parties were held for Coutts district residents here recently. Mr. and Mrs Addle Jochem, recently retired from their farm east of Coutts, are now making their home at Letfa- bridge. Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Whipple will be leaving soon for Grand Prairie. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Garnet of the Aden district have moved to Fort Saskatchewan. Rev. Graham Dickie and family will be leaving this pastoral charge. Rev. Charles E. Vickerson of the Montreal Ottawa Pres- bytery is the new minister. VISIT MUSEUM GRANUM About 30 mem- bers of the Willow Creek Bea- vers and their guests travelled to Calgary recently by charter- ed bus for a tour of the city. "Visits were made to the Glen- bow Museum, the Calgary Tower and the zoo. Honor O'Riley family The Larry O'Riley family of Claresholm was honored recently by a special mass at the Roman Catholic Church followed by a reception. Geneipl manager and a vice- president of Safeway Shelter Systems, a Claresholm all- Canadian firm, Mr. O'Riley moves to St. Hubert, Que., where he will manage the firm's operations for one year. Gordon Simpson has been named Claresholm man- ager. From left, Mrs. O'Riley, Kevin, David, Larry; at back Gail and Mark. Scooting By CA. Weekes The BIG news is the era Alberta Jamborette at Camp Impeesa. More than 400 Scouts, Ven- turers and leaders are gathered in the sunny woods and slopes of the camp's 300- acre lease. Scouter Don White is camp chief with Leo Toone deputy camp chief in charge of ad- ministration. Deputy camp chief Dr. Scott Angus is in charge of camping operations. Deputy camp chief CoHn Oddie is in charge of the pro- gram. The medical service is in the hands of Dr. Walter Gray. Subcamps number four and are named Taber Mountain, Whistler Mountain, Carbon- dale Mountain and Castle Mountain. These are under scouters S. Reed, M. Buchanan, R. Ed- wards and G. Fletcher, all prominent in the Southern Al- berta Region. Scout executive R. Jenkins and scouter Lew Blair are also key men in the Jam- borette. This is the second South-, era Alberta Jamborette and the theme for 1873 is "Get together learn together." Twenty six Alberta troops are in camp with two guest troops from Saskatchewan and one from British Colum- bia. The total aggregation Is having a fun packed time together with a wide range of events that reflect careful planning and wise choice of leaders. Program directors and their specialties include A. Trail, archery; J. Pmnell, rifle range; R. Brandtey and A. Harris, canoeing; R. Zangg and P. McArthnr. hik- ing, compass and observa- tion; P. Bosters, J. Van Wyck and D. Van Wyck, water ev- ents; L. Blair and B. Vtens, land obstacle course; Lew Blair, skni-o-rama; and Dr. W. Gray, fish derby. Security is directed by a capable squad under the di- rection of Dr. Angus. An troops do their own cooking under directions from their leaders. The camps vary in set-up and excellence depending on the past experience and train- ing. Their programs vary with the wishes of the troop and the individual boy. Each boy carries a partici- pation card that is stamped after each event. A boy wins a special badge after participating in seven or more events. All precautions are taken to ensure personal safety and hygiene.. Water safety and fire pre- cautions are taken. To date many boys are en- jojing canoeing, mountain hiking and fishing. Emphasis is placed on con- servation of live trees and other natural features of Camp Impeesa. All troops constructed com- plete camping sites with dec- orative features such as gates, fences and camp kitch- ens. The camp staff provides its own accommodations. A large family camp area has been provided. Most of the staff eats at the camp staff kitch- en set up in Tillicmn Cub Village. Excellent meals are provided by Mr. and Mrs. C. Van Orman and assistants from the Cardston district. July 3 saw the official open- ing on the slope of a small hill northwest of the camp by the lake. Regional president Claude Leeks presided. Led by piper R. Thomson of Red Deer, the Canadian and troop flags were paraded in first. Then the leaders and boys of the subcamps took their places on the hillside. Yours truly led in the sing- ing of O'Canada. President Leeks, Dr. Angus, Colin Oddfe and Executive R. Jenkins addressed the assem- bly. The Jamborette was of- ficially declared open. Each troop was acknowl- edged as they marched past the headquarters group. Then the boys dispersed to their various camps to campfires and other activities. Rebekalis tour Calgary zoo CLARESHOLM (Special) made a surprise visit to Hillr Members of the Foothill Re- bekah lodge joined Lethbridge, Nanton and Stavely Rebekans to go to Calgary on a bus trip. Tbey toured the zoo and then enjoyed an afternoon of shopping and sight seeing. In the evening the Rebekahs hurst lodge, Calgary. Claresholm members making the trip were: Mr. and Mrs. W. Penn, Mrs. E. Wilhite, Mrs. J. Beatty, Mrs. A. C. Etbering- ton, Mrs. E. Mosky, Jklrs. A. Nelson, Mrs. Neil Stewart, Mrs. 0. Co'Jison, Mrs. L. Pole, Mrs. A. Hayes, Mrs. F. Bassett FOR SALE BY OWNER' Attractive 3 bedroom, splft level located en large 62' x 147' lot. Features open hearth fireplace, woH-to-wclI carpet throughout, family room, located across from future park, fully landscaped and fenced. Private Sole, only Phone 345-3004 or 345-4322 for appointment to HOUSI AT 2309.22nd AVt, COAlOAtt Fort Macleod pulls out all the stops as people see best-ever parade FORT MACLEOD (Special) A parade heavily weighted with antique cars thrilled about people here Saturday mor- ning at the mid-point of the three-day annual Midnight Days celebration. Tom Story was parade chair- man. Leading off the procession were RCMP constables Brian Macleod and Bob Waugh. They were followed by the flag-bearers. Riding in an antique buggy was honorary parade marshall Paul Dersch, former member of the RCMP. The Magrath-Cardston Band thrilled spectators with rousing march renditions. There were two other bands. Fifteen antique cars were on hand with dignitaries riding in the old vehicles. Smiling and waving to the crowds were Mayor and Mrs. George Buz- unis; member of Parliament Ken Hurlburt and Mrs. Hurl- burt; and MLA Leighton Buck- well. Lovely Midnight Days queen, named three years ago and never dethroned, Jean Marsh bestowed warm smiles on the spectators. The Indian section, with about six entries including one from the Little Black Horse Society at Brocket, was out- standing. Local floats were exception- al as excitement mounts for the Fort Macleod Centennial and the 100th birthday, now under way, of the RCMP, i- tricately interwoven with the history of this town. Lethbridge Shriners perfor- med their amazing blend of magical nonsense for the locals and out-of-town visitors. The Southern Alberta Pipe Band from Medicine Hat ed everyone. The parade boasted a large Lethbridge Hilltoppers Gymk- hana Club. Featured was the Midnight Riders 4-H Light Horse Club. WINNERS The commercial winner was the A and W float from Fort Macleod. Best institutional float was the entry from the Porcupine Hills Club. Best out-of-town float was the City of Lethbridge entry. RIDE OLD TRAIL In ofter news on the week- end, the Lethbridge Hilltoppers Gymkhana dub rode the old trail to- Slide-Out en route to Midnight Days and the local horse show. There were 21 riders and two mini-wagons. They left Lethbridge Thurs- day morning. They followed the old Fort Whoop-Up trail and camped at Slide-Out. Burt Pat- terson went out to meet them and gave them the history of Slide-Out, named because the old whisky traders slid out of the country at this point. Club arrived here at 6 p.m. Friday and were met by Phil Hodnett, recreation counsellor, and Walter Hyssop, agricultural society president. They rode down main street. Trail bosses were Fete Gat- ner and Norman Davies. They camped here on the site of the old NWMP barracks, took part in the parade and horse show. 10 Carmangay students finish stint at Champion CARMANGAY (HNS) Ten Carmangay students were among the Grade 9 students who received their certificates in graduation exercises at the Champion school. This is the highlight of their junior high school years. Carmangay students take their first six years schooling at Carmangay then spend the next three years in junior high at the Champion school then go on to Vulcan to get their high school education at County Central High School. Leslie Shearer gave the class report for the Car- mangay students. C. Lorenzi, principal of the Carmangay and Champion schools, spoke about the stu- dents as they were presented with their graduation certifi- cates by Mr. Miller, superin- tendant of schools. Carmangay students who graduated were Leslie Shear- er, Lynne Leong, Brenda Stop- erski, Cheryl Copeland, Tarn, my Brown, Brenda Haines, Dwight Gray, Mike Durden, Michael Miller and Johnny Church. Awards were presented to Cheryl Copeland for penman- ship, Lynne Leong for scholas- tic achievement, Mike Durden for sports and Robbie McLeod for being the "best all-around student" in junior high school Lions install Don Miller CARMANGAY Miller was installed president of the Carmangay Lions Club at the annual installation party for the Lions and the Lunettes dubs. Other officers include: Ken VoDc, 1st vice president; Wayne Shearer, 2nd vice-pres- ident; Lloyd Anderson, 3rd vice-president; Stanley Lyck- man, secretary; Del Olson, treasurer; Ward Knight, Lion tamer; Lloyd Annabte, tail twister; Wes Knight and Jervis BrowneD, one year directors; Bernard Sterenberg and Dave Hubka, two year directors. Lionette officers installed were: Judy Hildreth, presi- dent; Sharon Silsbe, vice-pres- ident; Rum Shumaker, secre- tary; Chariene Shearer, trea- surer: Joy Laczo, Lion tamer; and Edith Church; tail twister. Lion Cecil Rhodes of Cham- pion was the installing officer assisted by Bob and Rosella Hubka. My 9, 1971 THI UTHMIDOI HIRAIO 3 Noble ford honors athletes ANOESSEN Claresholm girl writes winning essay CloreihoJm Junior High School principol Heck congratulates Miss Susai Strong for winning in rtw Grade 7 division of the Alberto Safety Council's farm safety contest. It took ot o meeting, of the- Oloreshdm Uons Owb. NOBLEFORD (Special) Forty-six records were set at the Noble Central School track meet and the athletes who at- tained these marks were hon- ored at the annual awards day here recently. Winners were: Shannon Spen- cer, 20 points, two records; Jacqueline Van Esveld, 21 points, three records; Mar- ianne Luchia, is points, one record; Barbie Siray, 13 points; Wanda Phillips, 17 points; Keith Veldhuis, 14 points; Dar- win Ostby, 30 points, four rec- ords; Allan Stenbergen, 13 points; Fred Harm, 21 points, one record; and Bob Rogers with 20 points, one record and one tie. Anton Navratil and Jane Steenbergen of the Simon Fraser House received the House League Trophy for amassing 276 points. Volleyball was a major sport here. Seven girls, in their sec- ond year of play, topped the league and represented south- western Alberta in the provin- cial "finals at Westlock. Mrs. Lculla Siray presented crests, on behalf of the Nobleford Leg- ion auxiliary, to Wilma Bak- ker, Kathy Jankunis, Carolyn and Shirley Sjorgren, Cheryl Sanderson, Shelly Konynenbelt and Wanda Luchia. In junior basketball, the "most valuable player" award went to Perry LucMa. A jack- et, donated by citizen Jack Knight, went to Ned Jankunis, "most improved" first year player. Roadrunners, junior girls, .finished first in the hoop league, winning the Lethbridge County 26 north area champion- ship and losing the county championship by one point. "Most valuable player" awards went to Carolyn Sjogren and Kathy Jankunis. A jacket, donated by Mr. Knight, went to Geraldinc Schooten, "most improved" first year player. The Bladettes, senior girls, represented the southwest zone in provincial competitions. Car- olyn Phillips and Cheryl San- derson were "most valuable." Karen Konynenbelt was "most improved." Each girl received A crest. Senior boys finished second in league play, going down to defeat at the hands of the Blood Indian Warriorss. John Day was "most valuable." The Alex Hann rink won sil- verware for a victory in the 14-rink square draw. Laurel Fletcher and Joan Vandervalk designed the sen- ior students union float to be entered in the Nobleford Sports Day parade Monday, Aug. 6. Vice-principal Hans Lisowicz was awards day master of cere- monies. Classy track stars Jacqueline Van Esveld and Darwin Ostby, both of Nobleford display their grand aggregate trophies, These young Grade 3 track stars are from Noble Central School. Jacqueline amassed 21 points and set three records. Darwin tallied 30 points and set four records. SLIDE AREA FERNIE Cleanup of the slide area about six miles west of Fernie on Highway 2 is ex- pected to be completed some- tune this fall, superintendent of highways, Bill Budden said. "We're bringing the rock down with a cat at the Mr. Buddan said, "and we expect to start drilling and blasting in a couple of months." Paving of last four miles of Elk Valley road from Sparwood to Elkford have been completed. District Hews In Brief PRAYER CLARESHOLM (Special) A Pentecostal prayer service was held by the women of Peace Lutheran Church recent- ly. About 60 women from var- ious Claresholm churches at- tended. Mrs. Emil Markte wel- comed those present, the devo- tional was given by Mrs. Gor- dan Laing and a duet was sung by Mrs. Orlan Berg and Mrs. C. Hoffman. RED CROSS HELP TURIN (HNS) The Turin Grade 5 and 6 Junior Red Cross recently sent a shipment of 23 health kits, stamps and coupons to the Alberta Division of the Junior Red Cross. Besides this they sent a donation of to be used for the relief of suffering chil- dren. This-money was raised by having self denial programs and a comic book sale. SEEK JOBS CRANBROOK (Special) With Notre Dame graduate Christine RinaWi in charge, two 13-year-olds distributed leaflets here to list youth avail- ability for employment. The student manpower office is in the federal building. Youths will do everything from er- rands to trades work. SLOWS DOWN CRANBROOK City building permit issue in June tallied 36 permits at esti- mated a distinct slow- down in construction tempo. Last June the 47 permits is- sued were valued at First half of 1973 now stands at 183 permits issued for esS- mated compared with 1972's first half 187 per.- mits at estimated down million. RODEO QUEEN BASSANO Wendy Hery- ford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Heryford, was chosen Rodeo Queen for me Bassano Stampede recently. Miss Hery- ford was sponsored by the Bassano and District Curling Club. BIFFIES WANTED LAKE NEWELL The re- quest is serious. If anyone has a spare outhouse on the farm, it can be put in use at the picnic grounds at Jackfish Bay if it's in good repair. Con- tact Swen Bayer at- Lakr Newell. OLDS GRADUATE CLARESHOLM David Muftolland, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Mulholland was among the 127 graduating from Olds College last Friday afternoon. He is now employed as a Can-Farm Technician with the Department of Agri- culture at Medicine Hat NEVER MISSED IRON awards night took place recently for children of the Huntsville School in Iron Springs. Perfect attendance: David Takeda, Dean Iwamoto, Sharon Schuld, Kevin Jorgensen, Esther Oga, Peter Klok, Terry Iwamoto, Ja- ney Klok, Robin Reiter, Shawn Sauer and Kelly Baskm. Out- stending student: Jackie Koenen. In your own way. In your own time. On your own terms. You'll take to the taste of Player's Filter. ;