Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Jvly 10, 1973 THI UTHMIDOI HBtAlD VERN DECOUX photos. Crowsnest River humiliates sailors in Rift Raft Race Don't ask us why they do it. They think sport, defying the laws of flotation and buoyancy. But when the Crowsnest Pass pool project committee decided to sponsor a two-mile "Rift Raft Race" down the Crowsnest River, -16 rivermen with homemade "ships" came for- ward. Ten managed to finish the course from the mill bridge in west Blairmore to the Highway 3 bridge at Frank. people watched them, it'was so suc- cessful it might even be held annually.' Bob Price and Rick Gillls, above, kneeling, won. Hall Chctmberlin and Bill McAdams were ruled out because they stooped so low as to buy their craft. Allen Stewart and Nigel Rus- sell, in shorts, were second.. Middle photo: Tom Salus and Bruce Salant cling to the bottom of their boat. Bot- tom: Grant Hail and William Seigelaar, both of Blair- more, launch their bottomless raft from the mill bridge. The "see-through" craft immediately sank to the bottom of the river, then bubbled to the surface and sailed for- ward, to the cheers of the crowd. Harry Strom to attend Foremost celebration set FOREMOST (Special) The Village of Foremost is aii set to stage a giant three-day Diamond Jubilee celebration July 20-22. "Jubilee '73" promises to be one of the highlights of the rural southland this year. Pioneers will return to the area from all over the North American continent. Invitations have been ex- tended to many oldtuners of Foremost and district. Organizers hope that every- one who has ever lived in'the Foremost area will accept an open invitation to come to Foremost July 20-22 and join in a full of activities. The official opening cere- mony will be held Saturday, July 21, and will be conducted by MLA Harry Strom and Foremost Mayor Reinhold Karl. It will take place at the Cenotaph at 11 a.m. In the afternoon the official opening of Foremost's new seed clean- ing plant will take place at 2 p.m. Although Saturday sees the official opening, activities will commence on Thursday eve- ning, July 19, with the opening of the antique' display at the railway station. Friday evening, July 20, there win be a costume ball at the Community Hall, and re- freshments at the Legion Hall. Saturday win open with a free pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. .to be followed at 10 a.m. by the parade. The fishing derby at Fore- most reservoir will begin at 12 noon and continue through Sun- day. A golf tournament will com- mence at 1 p.m. with registra- tions from p.m. The 19-hole tournament is open only to Foremost rrea residents past and present. There will be senior sections, junior, women's and men's open competitions. An air show is scheduled for p.m. Other events taking place in various parts of the commu- nity will include the beer garden, rolling pin throwing contest, the antique display, tea room, horse shoes and the mayor's contest. A free community barbecue, sponsored by local business- men, will be held south of the village office at S p.m. The Foremost Theatrical So- ciety will stage an historical Camera club wins prize CLARESHOLM (Special; About 20 members of the Chin- ook Camera Club in Claresholm attended the annual outing of the prairie region of photo- graphic arts held at Brooks. The Claresholm dub cap- tured third place in the annual showmanship. Registration Friday was fol- lowed by a business meeting. Saturday was devoted to tours agricultural, industrial and a nature tour to the wildlife re- search station located in Brooks. Saturday night the banquet was attended by about 180. Sun- day morning all members at- tending bad breakfast together. Sunday afternoon the group visited the Dinosaur Provincial park near Brooks which is the only dinosaur park in Canada. Miss Jeusen receives gifts ETZIKOM (HNS) -A show- er was held in the Etrikom Community Hall recently to honor Miss Evelyn Jenson, bride-elect of Don Laqua and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Jenson of Etzikom. In charge of the program was Mrs. Val Wiggell. The read about motherhood. Assisting in the unwrapping of her gifts was her sister, Tammy Jenson, and Gladys Chesney. Miss Roxanne Walhnan re- corded and Miss Bonnie Laqua, the prospective groom's sister, and Miss Patti Cole, displayed the gifts. production in the Community Hall at 8 p.m. The class reunion of former Foremost School Students is also scheduled for that time. At 9 p.m. the judging will take place for the beard grow- ing contest. More than 60 die- hards have been chewing their whiskers since April 1 in an at- tempt to prove they have the bushiest, handsomest or ugli- est beard in the community. Judging will be in a number of different categories. This event, at the community hall, will be combined with a dance. Sunday morning will open with an interdenominational worship service at Foremost Community Hall at a.m. conducted by the local clerey. Lundi will be available f r a nominal charge at noon. In the afternoon, rodeo activity will be featured at the stam- pede grounds. Ball games will also be played. Foremost Braves will take on Bow Island Combines, bringing back a rivalry that has existed for all of the sixty years. Other events will also be going on including the horse shoe tournament, the tea room and the antique room. Already the indication is that people will come from far and wide to be at the event. Visi- tors from" Vancouver to On- tario and Seattle to Chicago will be present as they return home for the celebration. Lehto family holds reunion PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Descendants of the late J. F. and Lydia- Lehto held their 14th annual family reunion recently at the Bill Lehto farm here. Thirty-six descendants were in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Brian Allen and family of Hamilton, Out, travelled the greatest distance to attend. Guests included Ella Smeed of Lethbridge and Russ John- son of Regina. The 15th annual reunion will be held on the weekend of July 1, 1974, at the same location. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB HUNTING Dtcoux, RMideirt Rtp., HIOM 5o2-214t REPORT yonr I w 1 The Lethbridge HeraU Correspondent hi Your ATM GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNtUU...............655-2332 IRON SPRINGS MRS. E. G. SORGARD..... .....73M460 LOMOND MRS. LEONARD MAGRATH MRS. DOUG MARKER ..................751-6555 MEDICINE HAT MEDICINE HAT NEWS..................527-1101 MllK RIVER GtENN IEE...........................047-3591 Contact these people for yoor District or C ossified Advertising District Mews In Brief m m I TO VULCAN LOMOND (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Alec Eraser have taken up residence at Vulcan. Mr. Fraser has retired as Pioneer Elevator operator here. His or- chestra has performed for many dances over the years. IN SEMI-FINALS SPRING COULEE (HNS) Recently the Spring Coulee men's stow pitch team defeat- ed a team from Leavitt 17-16. This pots Spring Coulee in tbc semi-finals of the slow pitch play-offs. Next game is sched- uled for next Friday evening at Ordston. 25TH ANNIVERSARY LOMOND (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Edward Emelson marked their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday with an open bouse at the Enchant Community HalL HIRE-A-STCDENT PUfCHER CREEK 'Special) hire-a-sfadent office has been established here. Any stu- dent desiring work or anyone with a job available is invited to contact the office at 827-3734, Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. TO EUROPE LOMOND (HNS) Lelh- bridjge Herald carrier Miss Janice Duncan has kit on a trip to Europe. COOK BOOKS GRANUM Mrs. C. Mac- kintosh was hostess for the re- cent meeting of the Presby- terian Ladies'' Aid. Plans were made for the church picnic to be held July 22. The cook books have been received and will be available for sale from the members. The next will be held in August RETURN HOME LOMOND (HNS) Mrs. Bruce Gerhan and little daugh- ter Deanna hare returned home from a trip to Belgium, Brussels, and Germany. 317-5th St. South Phone 327-7331 GREAT CLEARANCE SALE, TREMENDOUS SAVINGS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT MEN'S CIRE NYLON JACKETS With contrasting bicycle stripes front and back. Zip- pom) back pouch. 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