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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Linder Days at weekend CARDSTON (HNS) - The annual Cardstcm Rodeo will be held on Friday and Saturday July 16 and 17. This year the rodeo will be called Linder Days to honor two well-known ranchers in the Cardston area and top cowboys in rodeo circuits, Herman and Warner Linder. The amateur rodeo will get underway Friday evening at 5 p.m. and then continue on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Lion's Club is sponsoring a pancake breakfast at the Ice Centre from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday. Also sponsored by the Lion's Club is the parade which will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Don Remington's antique carriages will be featured. There will be two bands present, the Princess Patricia Light Infantry Band of Calgary and the Cardston - Magrath High School Marching Band. Leading the parade will be Harold Watson, parade mar-shall. Otto Tjornelund heads the parade committee and anyone needing information should contact him. 60c per pound paid for champion TABER (HNS) - More than $57,000 was realized by 4-H club members belonging to the Taber Municipal Council at the sale of their livestock at Prairie Livestock Ltd. yards here Wednesday. Top money of 60 cents per pound was paid by Southern Alberta Co-op Ltd. for the well finished Hereford raised by Kenneth Visser of the Taber Club. The 1,185 pound steer brought $711 for its owner, as well as the grand championship of the show. Reserve grand champion calf also weighed 1,185 pounds. At a price of 50 cents paid by Prai- ISeiv officers COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) - Dave Bouthillier was installed as exalted ruler of the Coleman Lodge No. 117 BPOE at ceremonies held in the Elks Hall. Conducting the installation was District Deputy Larry Porter of Pincher Creek,' assisted by the Coleman patrol team under Captain Pete Meroniuk. The new slate includes leading knight, A. Gehman; loyal knight, R. Lidell; lecturing knight, G. Price; secretary, Mel Cornett; treasurer, Dave Bar-rass-, trustees, Paul Filewich, Pete Meroniuk, Doug Skinner; Esquire, Larry McEwen; Inner Guard, A. Thompson; tyler, Silvio Deklyn and chaplain, Steve Kryzwy. rie Livestock Ltd., owner of the Charolais-cross. Boyd Dunn of the Enchant club received $592.50. In the pens of five class, the five calves raised by Candace Tilleman of Hays averaged 950 pounds and sold for $32.40 per hundredweight. Sandra Staples' calves taking second place weighed 1,050 pounds average, selling for $32.80, while Marvin Redekop of Vauxhall placed third with calves averaging 1,028 pounds and selling for $33.20. In summary, the 161 animals sold over the auction block totalled 161,470 pounds of prime beef and sold for a total of $57,212, and averaged 1,003 pounds each and a price of about $360. The sale was termed a "real success" by all concerned, with thanks going to the large number who gave time and services to the clubs, in particular to auctioneers Johnny Charlton, Herb Christie and Gary Jensen. PINCHER CREEK (Special) - A tremendous earth slide in the Twin Butte area, south of Pincher Creek, has attracted many viewers. The bank east of the highway at Yarrow Creek has moved and in a large area left a straight bank of some 50 or 60 feet. A portion of the road that ran along the top is gone. The slide area is about a quarter of a mile long. The water resources branch is to inspect Yarrow Creek, which is blocked in some places on the ranch of R. Terrill. Some farms to the east of the slide report muddy wells at the time of the slide. Religion credit rated TABER (HNS) - Hon. Robert Clark, minister of educa-tion has announced through MLA Douglas Miller (Taber-Warner) that the Taber Separate School District No. 54 has been granted credit' rated religious education courses in St. Mary's High School this September. The courses are 15 (Grade 12) 25 (Grade 11) and 35 (Grade 12). Application for the credit rated courses was made by the school board June 2, after word was received that Calgary Separate Schools had been granted this special consideration. $200,000 permit for "spud? plant Couples tourney at Raymond July 17 RAYMOND (HNS) - July 17, is the date set by the officers of the Raymond Golf Course for the husband and wife golf tournament or couples. Tennis clinics set FORT MACLEOD (HNS) -Dr. Kurt Adler, president of the Fort Macleod Tennis.Club, has announced the following dates for the tennis clinic to be held here. The Bike rodeo at Readymade COALDALE (HNS) -children and staff of the Ready-made school summer program will be featuring a bicycle rodeo Friday at 2 p.m. in the school grounds. There will be events for both boys and girls. Everyone is invited to attend and no admission will be charged. Highway meeting BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Minister of Highways Gordon Taylor has advised that he is prepared to hold a public meeting in the Crowsnest Pass to outline the route of the proposed Highway 3, through the Crowsnest Pass. The meeting has been arranged to be held in the Blair-more Elks Hall at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4. Thursday, July 15. Ages 14 and under, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; 14 to 16 from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.; 16 to 19 from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. and adults from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 16, the clinic is open all day to any interested parties. Contact Leo Bouras-sa, recreational director. The clinic will also operate from July 21 to 25, and there is no charge. It is being sponsored by the department of youth and recreation. The two coaches are students from the University of Leth-bridge, Wayne Bowes and Bob Patterson, who also coach the Lethbridge tennis club. This is their second year of coaching adults and young people. If the local outdoor courts are ready, the championship playoffs will be held there. The regional playoffs against other Municipal District of Willow Creek players from Clares-holm and Nanton will be held July 25, in Fort Macleod. Winners will then go on to play in the Southern Alberta Summer Games to be held in Clares-holm. It is hoped there will be a good turn out of supporters to encourage the home teams, and ahow appreciation of the new outdoor courts. Golfers say the greens and all of the course is in first class condition for playing. Golfers are coming to the Raymond course from many points in the south. The club has a good membership of both town people and from out of town. The new water system operated by an electric pumping unit has been a decided asset to the course with the underground water system keeping the greens in good condition. Located along the irrigation canal, the natural beauty of the course, with the added attraction of trees which are fast becoming a landmark to the district, makes the course a place of beauty. The evergreen trees donated to the course by Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Eliason of Wrentham and moved early this spring, transplanted well. The turf grass brought to the course through the kindness of the Research Station at Lethbridge was also a boon to the course which has taken on a look of a much older course than it is. The course was a centennial project for the town. TABER (HNS) - A $200,000 building permit was issued Monday by the Town of Taber to Kenwood Engineering Construction Ltd. for the erection of a potato storage, conditioning and processing plant, for Diamond S' Produce Ltd., Taber. To observe pioneer day TABER (HNS) - Mormons, more properly called Latter-day Saints, throughout the world will celebrate the 124th anniversary of Pioneer Day Saturday, July 24. The three wards at Taber are no exception. In separate celebrations including games and sports for the children, a primary children's parade, program and lunch, LDS people here will gather as families at the Taber Provincial park for the occasion. To avoid conflict of time, the Second Ward will meet on the Friday, July 23rd at 5 p.m. Taber First Ward has scheduled its sports program for 2 p.m. on Saturday, with lunch at 5 p.m. The Third Ward has set 3 p.m. for its gathering time, with lunch at about 6 p.m., following the atitvity program. The sale of 5.2 acres of land for the new industry was approved by the town council Monday. The price of $1,500 per acre brought the land purchase price to $7,800. The plant's main building is 100 feet by 250 feet, to be located on railway spur frontage on 52nd Ave. The property lies between 52nd and 54th Avenues east of 58th Street, immediately west of Alta - Fresh Produce Ltd. In making the announcement on behalf of Diamond S Produce, Industrial Co - ordinator Ross Gibb said that the $275,000 development will be a decided asset to the town's industrial park. The plant will wash and grade potatoes, the bulk of which will be delivered to Old Dutch Foods Ltd., Calgary for potato chip manufacture. These Are The Lethbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area NATAL, B.C. PAUL CHAIA ..................... P.O. Sex 2*7 LOMOND MRS LEONARD CHASE............ General Delivery CARDSTON MRS. CATHERINE HULL............General Delivery COWLEY CLARENCE WEEKES ...................P.O. Box 7 STAVE LY MRS. VIOLET CLANCY .................... Box 52 CRANBROOK NANCY MILES ................... 304 5th St. S. Contact these people for your District New* or Classified Advertising To discuss home complex FRANK (CNP Bureau) - The Crowsnest Pass General Hospital and Nursing Home District has announced that a public meeting is to be held in the Frank Hall at Frank at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 16. The meeting will deal with the nursing and senior citizens home complex being planned for the Crowsnest Pass area. Shoiver held NATAL, B.C. (HNS) - A well - attended miscellaneous shower was held in St. Michael's Hall in Natal recently in honor of Miss Gail Petriew, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Petriew of Sparwood. The bride-to-be was escorted into the hall by her sisters Miss Shirley Petriew and Miss Linda Petriew, Miss Sharon Pardee, Miss Brenda Downey and Miss Tracy Peniec, all of Sparwood, who later assisted in opening the many gifts. The evening was spent with guests playing games of whist and bingo. Adjourn inquest TABER (HNS) - An inquest into the deaths early Wednesday of Indian beet laborers Fred Smoke and Elmer Awasis was opened here Monday afternoon by coroner Dr. C. J. W. Dick and adjourned to an indefinite date after hearing testimony from two witnesses. The dead were occupants of an east-bound car on Highway 3, two miles west of Taber, which was in collision with a west-bound vehicle in which the two witnesses were passengers. Heard by the coroner's jury were Tom Chief and his brother Eric, both of Whalen, Sask. now released from hospital. The inquest was adjourned until a time when the driver of the car and a female passenger are released from hospital and are able to testify. According to Dr. Dick, the time may be up to 12 weeks before the hearing can resume. The six-man jury comprised Keith McCulloch," CarVell Moor-ey, William Tanaguchi, Eric G. Leigh, Ewen McKenzie and R. F. Gibb foreman. Coblevision trial for Taber TABER (HNS) - Additional channels for television program selection is in store for Taber residents. Taber town council has approved the sale on a six months lease option basis, of 16 lots in south Taber to Lethbridge Cablevision Ltd. Price of the 25 foot lots was set at $1,600. The firm proposes to erect a receiver antenna on the specified property located east of the Westlake elementary school, from which cables will be run to each residence for "trial" use, after which users will be signed up for service or the connection will be removed. Bridal shower NOBLEFORD (HNS) - Ladies of the community gathered at the Nobleford United Church Friday evening for a shower honoring Miss Cheryl McTye, bride-leect of Randy Todd. Farewell party NOBLEFORD (HNS)-Members of the Nobleford United Church Women's Group recently met at the home of Mrs. Glenn Peters for a farewell coffee party for Mrs. John Mazu-tenic, who has left the village to make their home in Red Deer. Mrs. Elmer Erickson, UCW president presented Mrs. Mazutenic with a cup and saucer from the group. Five (appeals TABER (HNS) - Five appeals against decisions made by a municipal court of revision May 28 and 29 have been filed with the Alberta Assessment Appeal Board. In correspondence recently received by the MD of Taber, the appeal board acknowledged receipts of the appeals, but deferred setting a date to hear the appeals pending clarification of the summer agenda of the board. The court of revision, comprising MD council members, heard 42 appeals on assessments on 101 parcels of land, confirming the asssesments on 42 of the land parcels. Five of these are now appealed to the higher tribunal. Bible school COALDALE (HNS) - Daily vacation Bible school will be held from 9 to 11:45 a.m. weekdays beginning Tuesday, July 20 to Friday, July 30 in the R. I. Baker School. All children four to 12 years of age are invited to attend. It is being sponsored inter-denominationally by the Coal-dale Ministerial Association. Theme of the nine sessions is 'Learning to Pray.' Mrs. Frank Goertzen is the co-ordinator. Activities will include sing songs, Bible stories, lessons, crafts and organized games. Q'owsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore - Phone 562-2149 $1,500 raised PINCHER CREEK (Special) -The Pincher Creek Swim Club's recent Swim-A-Thon saw close to $1,500 in pledges being raised. The money is to be used for necessary equipment and buses. Forty - four swimmers took part and 32 swam the maximum 100 lengths. Brcnea .McLeod, eight-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. McLeod wasn't going to let her father out swim her, she swam 100 lengths also. Carolyn Wright, just eight years was the youngest swimmer. The oldest swimmer was Archie Wilson, 50 years old, who swam the maximum. The swimmer bringing in the most money was Margaret Rigaux, 11-years-old, who brought in $100. Thursday, July 15, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 'Butte squad tops COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) -The Picture Butte squad took top honors at the Coleman Volunteer Fire Brigade annual hose coupling contest held here recently. The Picture Butte team took the top three prizes with the Lethbridge team running a close fourth over all seventeen teams that took part in the daylong events. The Lethbridge ladies team showed its superb ability and took first in the ladies division with the Picture Butte lassies trailing a close second. A banquet supper was held in the Elks hall where trophies and prizes were awarded to the winning teams. Fire Chief Henry Zak welcomed the many guests and visiting teams that were present from all over Southern Alberta and British Columbia. An evening of dancing wound up the successful event. Mrs. Zak, artist BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Mrs. Mildred Zak of Coleman was the artist that painted the scene that was presented to Pierre Elliott Trudeau at Blairmore, July 11, and not Mrs. J. Owen as formerly reported. 'GOT A MINUTE!' It only takes a minute iJififS Ventures. U Mens - Firebirds - Pontius Opels - ftrenzas - Vi Ton to Tandem CMC Trucks Now Selling at SPECIAL LOW SALE PRICES! AND ... We need your Car or Truck in trade USED CARS AND TRUCKS I ALL MAKES  ALL MODELS  ALL WHOLESALE PRICED BANK RATE FINANCING mm 7-Day, Money-Back Policy If you're not happy - bring It back Well gladly refund your money BUY ENERSON'S . . . of Course Your PONTIAC-BUICK-GMC Agency A Better Car at a Better Price And Better Service Too! Telephone 327-5705 Open 'til 9 each evening DOWNTOWN on 4th Avenue Mayor Magrath Drive and 7th Ave. S. ;