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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thundoy, July 14, THI IFTHBHIDGI HEIALD OUT AND canoes loaded and shoots of out for another expedition on Southern Alberta's river anticipation, the Lethbridge Voyageur Canoe Club heads system A f71 j ni P id (Calendar cLocal HARD AT WORK-Members of the Lethbridge Voyageur Canoe Club, left to right, Dave Graham, Mel Enthusiastic Action Group Middleton and Neil Courtice are building a six-canoe rack to transport enough canoes for the club. Local Voyageur Canoe Group By CHRISTINE PUHL Herald Staff Writer "Paddle hard or you'll hit that rock! These are sounds famfliar to the Leth- If Your Child Gets Diarrhea It's natural for a mother to worry when unexpected diarrhea strikes someone in the family. That's why so many mothers keep Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Straw- berry handy at all times. Fowler's is a time-proven remedy. For over 120 years Canadians- hava praised the gentle effectiveness and quick relief it brings to both children and Don't suffer needless embarrass- ment and prepared to supply the soothing, settling, nan- Dr. FOWLER'S EXTRACT OF WILD STRAWBERRY bridge Voyageur Canoe Club, an action club and not a social one. The only time any of its ap- proximately 20 members ever see a canoe on the river or rapids is when they are actual- ly skimming over the surface or fighting in the boiling waters of rapids. There are no pictures to look at or experienced persons to come and speak to the group. Members get out and learn through experience and many times it is the hard way. 'Pull over and dump that canoe." is afamiliar shout after a rough set of rapids. Adult supervisors for the youth club are Dave Graham, Jack Taylor and Wendel Mills. Members meet at the Leth- bridge Family Y each Monday CASH BINGO This Thursday Evening, July 16th STARTS P.M. SHARP PARISH HAIL CORNER 12th STREET B and 7th AVENUE NORTH 20 1st 7-NUMBER JACKPOT 12 6th 7-NUMBER JACKPOT 18 7-NUMBER JACKPOT-Lueky Draw JACKPOT-57 or Blackout Jackpot ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND 2 DOOR PRIZE) Ptrsans under 16 not allowed Spenurcd by Ladiu' Aid of St. Piter and St. Paul's Church at p.m. to discuss where and when they will canoe next. Highlight of the year's activ- ity will be a 10 day canoe trip departing this weekend through Bowron Lakes, 90 miles south east of Prince George, B.C. It starts with two portages total- ling nearly three and one half miles and followed by hard lake paddling. "None of this discourages the members and they turn out reg- ularly on Sundays and occa- sionally week nights for s h o r t trips on the Oldman River and St. Mary's River, or even Hen- derson' and Park Lake to lake practice. Besides privately owned ca- noes, the club uses four ca- noes owned by the YM which had been for the Camp Inuspi operations. Although the canoes had to be recanvassed and re. paired, they are now in tip-top shape for the canoeing season. A winter project of the mem- bers was to make own paddles, but quite a few have not finished. However since two canoes tipped a few weeks ago in a trip and five paddles were lost, they will now have to get busy. Members of the club say that every time they go down the same stretch of river it has changed. In the highwater of spring one set of rapids is boil- ing and another smoothed over WIGS Representative for one of Canada's largest wig importers is holding o WIG SALE at the MARQUIS HOTEL sSKv" 10 a.m. -4 p.m. and 6 p..m-9 p.m. Each Day Join the of women now enjoying the convenience of thit magnificent wig Natural looking (feels and looks like hair, not straw) Natural colors including grey blends and frosteds Non flammable Permanent curl Light weight Won't shrink Never needs setting Not hot Won't tangle Washable No wide elastic all around SEEING IS BELIEVING COME EARLY! BRING A FRIEND! ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY! A True Retail Value at a True Wholesale Price of Only 1955 but the next time a tree may have fallen off the bank and there are no rapids at all. Or the island where they ate lunch on a previous trip may now have disappeared completely. During one trip as members sat eating lunch on a sand is- land, the river was still rising from the rain. Within half an hour, two of the canoes nearly floated off although they had been beached sufficiently. There is a quick moment of decision when approaching a fork in the river: They must decide which fork to take de- pending on fast or slow-moving water and then manoeuvre all the canoes in the same direc- tion. One anxious moment oc- curred when a collision caused all the canoes but one to take the right fork. The lone canoe hit fast water while the rest dragged over slow water. After a long while the split forces joined amid fun filled shouts of: "You cut us off." "No, you were drifting back." "I doubt it, we had to wait for you." Then too there is the occa- sional collision, misdirection, water rilled canoe or ill pas- senger that brings out the spirit of fun and laughs in the club. The variety of canoes also makes a difference in paddling. A racing canoe which tends to speed ahead may have to wan- der all over the river out of the fast water in order to stay with the rest. The larger canoes have to be paddled steadily to keep up. The time varies with manpower, size of the paddles or interesting sites on the bank. If you are ever near a river in southern Alberta and a pack of canoes comes at you with paddles waving, it is most like- ly the Voyageurs oft on another conditioning exercise. EARLY MARRIAGE SPRINGS, South Africa (AP) Mrs. Kathy Tigar is against child marriage although she says she bad much happiness with her children while her friends were still playing with dolls. She was married at age 11, has nine children and was 28 when her first grandchild was bom. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes Mr. and Mrs. P. Murdoch win celebrate their 50th wedding an- niversary with an open house on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Pemmican Club Room, comer of 9th St. and 5th Ave. S. The family request no gifts. MANY CAVES There are an estimated caves in the United States. if you don't know of any countries whe they don't throw rocks at Americans, what countries have the smallest Jn Od Of own Mr. and Mrs. T. W. (Jean) Westfall and Maria from Hous- ton, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Jack (Joan) Patterson and four chil- dren from Clinton, Utah and Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Marjorie) Rains and four children from Warner, are visiting with their parents Mr. and Mrs. P. Mur- doch, who are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Enos David of Belleville, Ont., have returned to their home after visiting in the city with ttie latter's broth- er and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. McGregor. Keep Fresh Leave your cofteemaker unas- sembled between use at it; this way the air will get at all the parts and keep them fresh smelling. BINGO Scandinavian Hall JJ9 12th St. "C" N. Fri., July 17th Slorts at p.m. Doon Open p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 4th, 8th and 12th Garnet in 7 Numbers WORTH Jackpot In Sorry No One Under 16 Yean of Ago Allowed Sponsored by the Vasa Lodge ANNUAL FURNITURE SALE LIVING ROOM SUITES DINING ROOM SUITES BEDROOM SUITES BROKEN LINE COFFEE and END TABLES SALE ENDS JULY 31st Open Thursdoy and Friday till 9 p.m during July only. (INTERIORS) LTD. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKPOT LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.- 8 p.m. You don't have to be rich, famous or beautiful to drink our gin. You've seen them. The ads with the beautiful people and the expensive looking bottles. Well, in the midst of all this glamour, we'd like to present our very own success story. Melchers London Dry Gin. Outside, it's a not-so- fauey bottle at a not-so- fancy price. Inside, it's one of the driest gins you've ever tasted. And that's good. Because if you'd like drier dry martinis and drier gin and tonics you need a drier gin. Melchers London Dry Gin. Our very own little star. MELCHERS LONDON DRY GIN ;