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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERAUD Says Mine managers must hire qualified men High steppers Band wins frequently at parades Magrath-Cardston band leaves trail of fame By MILDRED HARKER Herald Correspondent MAGRATH Magrath Cardston Marching Band has completed several parade tours. In Victoria B.C they took the trophy for the best brass edging out some 40 others competing in the Victoria Day Parade. At Fort Macleod they followed the RCMP party leading the Centennial Parade. Their blue and gold uniforms contrasted with the red coats worn by Mounties. Calgary Parade judges awarded Magrath Cardston Band a first for being the best Canadian band in the a first for best Canadian brass band from a town smaller than first for the best Canadian band under Wherever the band performs spectators remark upon the group's accomplishments. They started marching in 1969 and did not compete in major parades until 1971. Their success has been attributed to their band Boyd and to their loyalty to his directions in drills and classes. Their next appearance will be in Lethbridge on July 15 for the Whoop Up Days Parade. On July 24 they will participate in the Pioneer Day Parade in Salt Lake where many of their grandparents lived before settling in Cardston and Magrath. July the band will lead the parade for Magrath's 75th Anniversary. Many former residents are expected home for this event and will be entertained by the marching band on Main Street prior to the parade. Horse show family hobby for Glen Purnell family By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer The giory of winning and the competition is great but group participation is the main reason the Glen Purnell family has taken up riding and handling horses as a hobby. During a break in the Lethbridge Registered Quarter Horse Show Dr. Alberta deputy minister of agriculture and Cardston told The Herald he started entering horse shows in 1962. His wife and two children were the main contestants but the Purnell stable of riders and horses continued to grow until now his wife and six children participate in as many shows as possible. I get into the act myself whenever With six or seven horses to move across the Western Dr. Purnell finds it a little cramped for room. And it is bound to get worse with two more children in the apprentice stage and soon to be on the active riding list. A life in the civil service can crimp a horseman's especially on the scale of the Purnell family. But a move to Ottawa In 1966 didn't stop them. Two sons accompanied 10 horses in a chartered train car from Alberta to Ottawa and competition resumed after a short interruption. Because competitions in the east differ from the west in type and Dr. Purnell and his wife organized committees and set up special horse shows that incorporated different types of riding. Througn some of their 32 shows throughout southeastern Ontario and parts of Quebec have been started. When the chance for a move back to Alberta came the Purnell family jumped. They also hauled 10 horses with them and have been competing ever since. So far this they have participated in shows in Medicine Moose Swift Current and Pincher Creek. And in all the children are their own bosses. They own their own horses and take care of them and the piles of equipment and grooming aides needed to show them. But lose or Dr. Purnell feels it is the chance to participate as a family which is the most important part. That and being able to meet hundreds of compete against them and help them out. It all fits into a character building hobby that is beneficial to the family. Council okays board actions Gas rate hike snubbed by utilities board CARDSTON Cards ton's bid for an interim increase in natural gas service costs has been denied by the Edmonton based public utilities board. According to town secretary Keith the town failed to establish the which would have justified the immediate granting of an interim rate increase. The town council had requested a rate hike effective July 1. UMW official visits COLEMAN International President of the United Mine Workers of America Arnold Miller of Washington D.C. was a visitor in Coleman July 9. Mr. Miller visited the Calgary Stampede prior to his visit to Coleman and Sparwood district where he met with Union officials. He left Tuesday for Alberta where a UMWA stride has been in progress for the past six weeks. Miners picnic set for Coleman Sunday COLEMAN The Annual Miners picnic will be held at Knowles Ranch north west of Coleman on Sunday. The picnic will start at noon and races and games for young and adult will be held during the day. Families may bring their picnic baskets. The Union will provide ice hot dogs and coffee as well as prizes for the various events held during the day. CARDSTON The recreation board of the Cardston Town Council received a vote of confidence regarding their decision to charge registration fee for each softball team at the last council meeting. Council and recreation board feel it is fair to give priority attention to those people who support and organize children and youth sports activities. Because of the increasing average age of .the town's citizenery they felt that adults using the facilities should pay a larger share of the sports costs of the town. Canadian Western Natural Gas will make land available behind their property for a playground. The Cardston Rotary Club will build the playground in Block east of Main Street oh the south providing the rest of the land can be it was disclosed. The Rocky Ridge Riders Club requested use of the new agricultural building for their achievement day Aug. 7. Council subject to the preparation of.the building. Secretary Keith Bevans announced that tax notices will be further delayed awaiting the preparation of the new accounting machines in Lethbridge. BLAIRMORE mine management should themselves of the proficiency of any man hired to do a Canoe rally The First Annual Oldman River Canoe Rally is set to go this weekend beginning at Pincher Creek Station and ending at the Fort Macleod bridge. Entry fee for the 50 mile run is The Calgary Canoe Club will be supervising the which is sponsored by the Napi Friendship Association and the Parks and Recreation branches in Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod. specific recommended the coroners jury investigating the June 25 death of Toshiaki who died in a mine mishap at Coleman Collieries Vicary 2 South mine. The verdict indicated Aizawa had died of internal injuries at about 5 p.m. June 25 in B level B room of the mine. He was pinned against the low side wall while attempting to help the regular shuttle car operator. Evidence given showed that shuttle car operator John Thom was moving the car down an 18 degree incline but not on the usual path the car follows. The shuttle car began to slide on a wet spot towards the low side and Thom applied the brakes and stopped the car. There are two seats on the shuttle car and two sets of The Herald' District brakes and accelerator. The operator changes his seating position when going from one direction to the other so that he is facing the direction he is travelling. Wanting to change his seating direction so that he could drive the shuttle car back Thorn asked Aizawa to put his foot on the other set of brakes while he was changing his seat. In the process of changing the shuttle car slid down and towards the low side of the roadway and pinned Aizawa to the roof. Thom was also pinned but was not injured. Evidence was given by M.S. Dennis Fireboss Edward Backlash Man Frank Overman Anthony Fumagalli. Chief Maintenance Supervisor Roy Whitehouse and Dr. John Irwin. The coroner's inquest under direction of Fred S. Radford of Blairmore was held in the Blairmore Court House Wednesday June 10. Toyota has the lowest priced popular small Two thousand five hundred and ninety-nine dollars. We think that's a lot of money to pay for any car. But we also think it's the best bargain in town. Here's Lowest priced of all popular' small cars. Economy has to begin with price. it shouldn't end And when you compare one fact stands of the 10 best selling small cars in Toyota has the lowest priced model. The Toyota Corolla 1200 KE020KB. Now check the dollar difference between Toyota and some of the other popular economy models. .Now consider The Toyota Corolla 1200 is not only the lowest priced model of the popular small cars. It's also the one that goes the farthest on a gallon of gas. Small car mileage chart c c H p'icea s suggested lisl Best mileage attained by each manufacturer in miles per imp. gal Make S 10 15 20 25 30 35 Toyoia Corolla 1200 DatsunBSiO Vega Hatchback Pinto 32.5 mpg 29.9 mpg 29.5 mpg 27.4 mpg 25.2 mpg Net H.P.figure not released. Need we say Yes. Best gas mileage of all popular1 small cars. A recent survey of small car buyers asked Canadians how they went about shopping for an economy car. Not the two most important consid- erations were price and gas mileage. These figures are from the Environmental Pro- tection Agency-a U.S. government body that tested 486 different vehicles to determine gas mileage. And in the E.P.A. Gas Mileage Study of 74 the Toyota Corolla 1200 averaged 32.5 miles per imperial gallon. The best gas mileage of the 10 best selling small cars in Canada course your own mileage may vary depending on road conditions and the way you Economy. And much more. Still not Good. with today's shrinking an economy car should offer you a lot more. Not only good price and good gas mileage. But good value right down the line. COROLLA WAGON with 1600 cc. power disc brakes and reclining bucket seals standard. CORONA 4-DOOR SEDAN- one of 5 all-new Coronas. COROLLA 1200 KE020KB That's why even the lowest priced Toyota models come equipped with a wide range ot extras like front disc four-on-the-floor transmis- and fully reclining bucket seats. Where many car manufacturers list these as extra cost they're all standard equipment on every Toyota. 22 beautiful ways to save. At the big option is choice. We give you a wider selection of small cars than any other 22 models in 6 different series. they're not only different in size. They're different in character. Chances are one of them is just right for you. Change your car. Not your lifestyle. Now more than the small car is the car of the future. In the face of rising it's one of the few alternatives left. And if you're looking for small car economy with big car styling comfort and model the only alternative left is Toyota. Which brings us right back to the beginning. suggested list prices at time of publication. Does not include desti- and delivery license and provincial because these vary Irom region to region. FOB I Manufacturer relail first quarter 1974. ol the 10 best selling small cars. MARK II WAGON with powerful 6 cylinder 2600 c.c. engine. MARK II HARDTOP with power steering and power front disc brakes standard. TOYOTA See how much car your money can buy. HILUXPICKUP- the new Long Bed 2000. CORONASR with ESP and 5-speed transmission. COROLLA SR5 with fuel-saving 5-speed transmission. CELICAGT. live spaed transmission and tachometer. Check ihe Yellow Pages Sn 'or the Toyota Dealer nearest 10 you. ;