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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wcdnoiduy, July 15, 1970 WE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 3 Long Hair h Losl On Locals Teople Don't Seem To Like Us MR. AND MRS. GREG NEWMAN AND SON Raymond Student, Win Top Awards By DELTA WOOLF Herald News Service RAYMOND Principal James Blumell has released the names of award winners for the Raymond High School for the recent school term. These are students who put extra, effort into their school work. A special awards day was held recently. A complete list of award winners follows: SCHOLASTIC Grade 12: Glen Marshall and Pat Wbzak. Grade 11: Oliver Schneider and Judy Ackroyd. Grade 10: Byron Nalder and Ken Skelth. Home: Donna pajkowskl. Shop: Flo Whilrow. Sludent government: Roberl Grbavac, Debbie Kress and Ruth Ann Smith. Year Book: Donna PajkowskJ a Tanya McClain. ATHLETIC Special awards: Stan Grbavac, valuable player; Gary Williams, fces Dan Court, best tackier Lloyd Fairbanks, most inspirations Terry Weeks, Comet Award, most Ir proved. TRACK Gayle Rowland, Peg Hicken, Ann Mendenhall, Jo Schill, Maria n n Evans, Becky Rodeback, Flo Whitroi Susan Grbavac, Elizabeth Pilech Donna Pajkowskl, Helen Anderso Kim Gruninger, Monte Court, Dali Woolley, Walter Zobell, Wallace Tc lestrup, Gary Williams, Morris Anec "m Jaslukfi John Lloyd Fairbanks Wallace Stone and' Byron Nalder. FOOTBALL Stan Grbavac, Richard Grbava Gary Williams, Lloyd Fairbank Jerry Lasiynskyi, Reid Bullock, Si deBoer, Dan Court, Phillip Lybber Stewart Robinson, Dick Williams, Gl- Marshall, Terry Weeks, Bob Cou. Wallace Tollestrup, Phillip Stee Byron Nalder, John Jasiukiewicz, Me rls Hall, Gordon Coppieters, Walla Stone, Richard Skeith, Bob Grbava Morris Aneca and David Wannop. Fewer Indian Entries By JEAN SWIHART Special Correspondent FORT MACLEOD (Special Tlia Fort Macleod Stamped and Indian Days Parade wa. viewed by one the larges crowds to assemble on Ma cleod's streets. Parade chairman Tom Storj had the entries gather on Ele- vator Row for judging prior t take-off. More than wa given hi prize money. Float Michel Union Holds Picnic July 19 NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Plan, have been completed to stag the big event of the year, th annual community picnic spon sored by the Michel Loca Union. It is slated for th Cr'owsnest Picnic Grounds on Sunday, July 19. The picnic will be attendee by the entire community in gen eral and union -members ara their families from Fernie am the Crowsnest Pass who are employed at Michel Mines an< open-pit operations of Kaiser Resources. It is expected to be the largest attended ever due to the much larger increase in th.e Local's membership. It wil commence at 11 a.m. At 1 p.m. the children's sports will commence. Adult sports for men anc women will commence at 2 p.m. and will consist of Italian bowling (becci) compeft'tion and horseshoe pitching con- tests. An ample supply of ice cream and pop will be on hand for all. Thank Firms PINCHER CREEK (Special) After a very successful achievement day the Foothills 4-H Beef Club members thank- ed the following firms and in- dividuals for support: Civic Tire, VI. A. Cook and Sons, Don Nielson, P.C. Co-op, Fort Mac- leod Abbatoir, Pincher Creek Agriculture Society, Western Feeders of Claresholm. Ames Insurance, Maveric Trailers of Fort Macleod, Stuckey Farm Service, Hugie Mclaughlin, Canada Packers, Gerald Thompson, El Rocket Feeds, Crew of Community Auctions, Van Ee, Keith Fitzpatrick, New Holland Dealer, and Ken Hurl- bert. entered this year were of su perior quality but the absenc of Indian entries was disap pointing. The RCMP escort was fol lowed by mounted riders; hon orary parade chairman Jin McNab; president of the Stam pede Association Buck Mas sey; and Parade Marshal Wai ter Hyssop. Flag bearers Jerri and Joy Duce of Granum preceded the Fort Macleod Band. Sharon Alcock, 1969 Stam pede Queen and the 1970 con testants, Elsie Collar, Joycr Rosling, Judy Claypool and Koxanne Degenstein followed. Dignitaries participa t i n were Mayor Ken Hurlburt an Mrs. Hurlburt j Macleod Leighton Buck w ell, an mayors of Lethbridge, Card ston, Pincher Creek, Coleman Granum, Raymond, Noblefon and Picture Butte. Coming the farthest distanci was the County of Camrose 22 bands. There were 86 members in the boys drum and bugle band and the girls drum and bugle band. They were accom panied by seven adults and are touring the province. Tire Shriners Desert Corps was on hand with the Shrine Oriental Band. The German Band from Taber was on the Bavarian Beer Garden Float. The prize winners were: Best out of town float: Claresholm Tops Club; United Grain Growers. Local floats: Figure Skating Club; Fort Macleod centennial. Chuck Wagon or Pioneer Outfll: Ley Brother Ranch, Bow Island; Don Rem- mington, Cardston. Decorated Car Section: Job's Daugh- ers; Alberta Wheat Pool. Best Characterization: Jeff Jantzi Maureen chambers. Comic Section: Larry Wintemute ind Gang; (tie) John Van Sluys and lang, and Wilbur Scheer and Bill Ken and Ricky Hart; Mervln Senior Cowboy: Ray Leth- ridge; Fenton Blair, Granum. Senior Cowgirl: Matlie Blair, Gran- m; Karen Gray. Junior Cowboy: Michael Brown; jeorge Brown; Junior Cowgirl: Karry Don Paton, Carol Broadhead. Senior Mounted Glamour Section: C. eterson, Lethbridge; Mrs. LaRose, ethbridge. Junior Mounted Glamour Section: Use Massey; Lorali Schmidt. ND1AN SECTION Tribal Float: Richard Mills, Blood eserve. Boy Mounted: Emil David; Rooney ig Bull. Best Girl Mounted: Belinda David Moreen Soup. Best Mounted Family: Clarence arsh family; Butch O'Sullivan fam- Chlldren's Seclion Shelland Pony id Rider: Terry Paton, Granum. Best Comic Girl: Diane and Robbie harlton. Best Comic Boy: Jett Davis; dward King. Best Dressed Girl: Joan Hart; Pat offman. Best Dressed Beyi Donald Cook; ark Schml'z. Decorated Tricycle: Cathy Trotter; voile Jones. Bicycle, Boy: Tracy Palmer; Corey rown. Best Bicycle Girls: Palallo; Palmer. By PAUL ANDEItSEN Herald News Service CLARESHOLM Mr. and Mrs. Greg Newman and son Jonathan are leaving their na- tive home town of Claresholm because "people don't seem to like us." "We get hostile stares when we appear on Claresholm streets and old friends don't even answer any more when we say 'Hello.' Greg says one woman al- most crashed into a telephone pole when she couldn't take her eyes off them. This week a truck stopped and the driver motioned Greg over. The party had been dunking and proceeded to in- sult him in the usual manner saying, "Oh I'm sorry sir, I thought it was two women." Jean also says "We can just feel the hostility when we walk through the streets of town one can feel the stares of per- sons behind .when people think we are out of earshot we often hear such remarks as: "Is that a girl or a Isn't that "Look at that hairy ape." Their troubles seem to have started shortly after they were married in July, 1968, while he was employed at the Alberta Hospital. "I let my hail' grow a bit longer than my fellow workers, not real long, but after a few months I became aware of a certain amount.of hostility. It finally bothered six of these men lo tho point of physically dragging me to the floor and cutting my hair with a pair of barber's clippers. I was fir'ed from the hospital in August of '69 for very vague reasons." "I then went to work for the Town of Claresholm on the curb and gutter crew and later on the garbage truck. As my hair grew longer and longer I would get reminders from fel- low workers that they didn't approve but I was never once threatened." HIPPIE OUTFITS The family moved to Van- couver for the where long hair is more 'acceptable. "We made many friends and found people to be most genu- ine and kind, says Jean, but we found it difficult to get steady work." This last Spring they return- ed to Claresholm, complete with the latest Hippie outfits. "People wouldn't speak to us and we were generally given the cold shoulder." The town did hire Greg back on to the public works crew but foreman Bill Ryning told him "You'll have to get your hair cut, you know." For the next few days he worked cutting grass at Ihe cemetery and helping on the garbage truck. Mr. Ryning again told him "you'd better get your locks shorn this week- end." The following Monday he re- toned to woik with all his hair. When Mr. Ryning spotted him he said "I thought you Gibb Family Reunion Set For Aug. 3 TAEER (HNS) The annual reunion of the John Lye Gibb family has been set (or a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, and will be held at the provincial park at Woolford, weather permit- ting. Otherwise, the family gather- ing will take place in the Wool- ford LDS Ward building. Numbered among the emi- grants from Utah just before the turn of the century, John L. Gibb brought his family to the Magrath Raymond area where he was well known as a shoe and harness maker. Each person attending is ex- pected ito wear a name card showing his or her line of des- cent from the patriarch of the family, or marriage relation- ship. Heading the committee for reunion arrangements are J. L. Gibb of Raymond and Wayne Gibb of Picture Butte. were going to get your hair cut this Greg replied, "Well I'm not going to." The foreman pointed to the door and said, "Good Greg went home. He said it was most humiliating to be fired in front of lu's fellow workers. "Ther'e are some people in Claresholm who don't really care how you look or dress but they are few and far between. The majority think and act like their neighbors because they are afraid what everyone else might think if they break the routine or1 do anything dif- ferent. This to me is very says Greg. "People were made with minds of then- own and it's about time they start- ed using them." He feels hair is a personal matter! and he prefers to wear his long even if he has to move his family to Vancouver to do it. Bounces Back NOBLEFORD (Special) In regular North County Men's League action there was a split in games between Park Lake and Nobleford. The games were played at Keho Lake, and saw Park Lake take the first game 14-7 but Nobleford bounced back to gain the win in the sec- ond game, 15-9. Miss Degenstein Queen At Macleod FORT MACLEOD (Special) people attendee] the C4lh annual Fort Macleod Rodeo of Champions at Mid- night Stadium. The 1970 Stampede Queen: Roxanne Degenstein. She re- ceived her trophy from the 1869 queen, S h a f o n Alcock. Run- ners up: Elsie Collar, Joyce Rosling and Judy Claypool. The Midnight All-round best cowboy was Marvin Joyce of Helena, Mont. An added attraction this year was the exhibition pony chuck wagon races. There were eight wagons entered. The winner was Pinccrest, Calgary, The Stampede executive heading the activities: presi- dent Buck Massey; vice-presi- dents Bob Roberts, Gerald Thompson; secretary Mrs. Judy Kessler; treasurer, Earl Sponholz. Cowboys winning the money were: Roping Lome Wells; steer wrestling, Arnold Hara- ga, Skiff; bareback, Allan Thorpe, St. Albert; saddle bronc, Marvin Joyce, Helena; bull riding, Hughie Vang, Oko- toks; barrel races, Geraldine Mclaughlin, Pincher Creek. Amateur Rodeo Set CARDSTON (HNS) Every- thing is ready for the Cardston Amateuf Rodeo being held on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18. Friday's rodeo will be an evening performance beginning at 5 o'clock. It will start at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The parade will be held on Saturday at 11 o'clock. It will line up in tltt usual place near the Municipal Hospital. Judging will take place be- tween and a.m. Two bands will be the Lethbridge Kiwanis Band and the Magrath Cardston Marching Band under the di- rection of Boyd Hunter. There will be a panccake breakfast in the Ice Centre on Saturday between and a.m. Canadian Northland Shows from Calgary is the midway. The rodeo office is in the Ice Centre. Ken Schultz is secre- tary. TO BED ROCK NOBLEFORD (Special) Wanda Luchia recently left to spend a week at Canyon Church Camp at Waterton Lakes Na- tional Park. HERB SHECTOR and now from Herb's Western Wear Setting the South Country's image with selection and quality western clothing Herb Shector suggests That you attend the 1970 WHOOP-UP DAYS IN LETHBRIDGE JULY 20th through 25th Visit our store for the largest selection of "RUGGED" and "WESTERN" clothing for the entire family! COWBOY BOOTS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY MEN'S by "HERB'S TEXAS, JUSTIN and TONY LAMA Sizes to 13, B, D, and 6 QA QC widths. PRICED FROM........ LADIES' by TEXAS and TONY LAMA Sizes 5 to 10 in A and C widths. PRICED FROM............... CHILDREN'S by TEXAS BRAND Sizes infant 4 through boys' 6 PRICED FROM 29.95 BRAND 8.95 JEANS For Men, Women, and Children. By lee and Levis All sizes and styles. MEN'S BOOT JEANS Flared bottom and bell bottom. Blue denims and colors. A AC PRICED FROM QlVV LADIES' In blue denim and colored. PRICED FROM CHILDREN'S In blue denim. Sizes 2 to 18. PRICED FROM WESTERN SHIRTS MEN'S by KARMAN and TEM-TEX In Permg Press, snap button- and regular button. Sizes to 18. C QC PRICED FROM LADIES' by KARMAN and MILLER Sizes 30 to 42. Ruffles ond 4 4 fl plains. PRICED FROM........ I I CHILDREN'S In checks. Sizes 0 through Id. PRICED FROM 3.95 WESTERN HATS STRAWS and FUR FEITS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY by Bailey, American Hat and Resisto! MEN'S and LADIES' PRICED FROM............. CHILDREN'S PRICED FROM............. 3.25 We Carry A Large Selection of BELTS BUCKLES WESTERN TIES LADIES' HAND TOOLED PURSES WESTERN SUITS by Prince Clothing WESTERN SPORT JACKETS by Prince Clothing 'GO WESTERN' During Whoop-Up Days In Lethbridge AS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE DOWNTOWN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOCIATION WE WILL REMAIN OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY EVENINGS UNTIL 9 P.M. FOR YOUR SHOPPING CONVENIENCE. i Wo pleased to present this trophy to the all round cowboy, Mar- vin Joyce, of Helena, Montana during Midnight Days ot Fort Macleod last weekend. This trophy o perpetual trophy from Herb's Western Wear. Marvin also received a Sterling silver buckle from us. Besides Herb Shector ond Marvin Joyce in the picture Is Buck Mawey, president of Midnight Days Rodeo of Fort Macleod. ESTERN VE2R GRAIN TAKEN IN TRADE FOR MERCHANDISE 308 5th STREET S. PHONE 328-4726 ;