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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, July 17, 197J Russell posted to A'tmcouvcr for new Indian tiff airs job Eric Russell, a community aclccl as an adviser to Indians ERIC RUSSELL development worker wilh the department of Indian affairs, leaves Lethbridge Tuesday for a job in the department's Van- couver office. Mr. Russell, an honorary member of the Blood band, has been here since July IOCS. His name in the Blood langu- age is Peter Siscinum. He will serve as region training officer in the Indian affairs community develop- ment branch at Vancouver. As community development officer for southern Alberta, he RED CROSS Blood Donors Clinic WELLING CHURCH HAIL p.m. Wed., July 19th Come and Bring a friend! Clinic Sponsored by MAGRATH UONS ClUB BUS SERVICE DURING EXHIBITION WEEK During Exhibition Week the No. 1 and No 1A bus rot'le will be extended to Lakeview Drive on South Parkside Drive. These buses will provide service near the Soulh gate Monday Ihrough Saturday as follows: MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY ZO minute service from 7 o.m. till p.m. 40 minute till p.m. THURSDAY and FRIDAY 20 minute service will be maintained till p.m. ROUTE 2 MONDAY through SATURDAY Will operate directly to the West gale every 00 minutes From a.m. to p.m. The bus will enter the grounds ond exit through the North gale every 30 minutes from a.m. to p.m. PLEASE NOTE: The Route 2 bus will operate on its regular route and not en Parkside Drive during Exhibi- tion Week. OTHER ROUTES All other regular buies will operate regular routes and schedules. PLEASE NOTE Service will be provided to North and South Lethbridge after p.m. ADULT, STUDENT AND CHILDREN'S FARES ARE 10 CENTS CASH TRANSFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED Passengers are requested la place own fares In the box. GO WITH US RIDE THE BUS about government and non- government sponsored pro- jects. Mr. Russell received his BA and did post-graduate studies at the University of British Co- umbia and attended the Uni- versity of London, England and JCFUS College, Cambridge. He worked as an agriculture development officer in the Brit- ish Honduras and spent two years in Northern Nigeria, West Africa. NEW AGENT James H. Langslon, 25, of Lctlibrldge is a new agent of (he attor- ney general's department for Lethbridge and district. He completed his one year articling period with the Lclhbridge law firm of Rice, Prowsc, Maclean and Babki and received his appointment, to the attorney general's department on July I. He will fill a vacancy created by Murray Sihvon, who was transferred to Medicine Hat. Pooi- people m really poor The report of the Special Senate Committee on Poverty in Canada quotes as follows: "A more general description of the working poor is that they are those who, too often, work to earn less money than they would receive as welfare clients. "It is shocking but true that even where they receive mini- mum wages, these wages are generally below basic welfare levels." GOOD RETURN The dairy cow derives 73 per cent of her food from forage in- edible for humans, but returns 90 per cent of what she eats as nutrition in milk. HOLIDAY 1205C 1967 CHEVROLET CAPRICE 4 DOOR HARD TOP V-8 automatic, power steering, power brakes, and radio......................... HOLIDAY AT FREE 50 GALS. OF GAS 1718-3rd Ave. S. PETER BRAUN Rei. Phone 8-1284 Phone 327-5763 DON'T GET CAUGHT OVER A BARREL! Check your slock of LETTERHEADS ENVELOPES CHEQUES INVOICES FORMS STATEMENTS LEDGER CARDS, ETC, CALL ON WESTERN CANADA'S FINEST PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING FIRMS TO BRING YOUR PRINTING SUPPLIES UP TO PAR! The Lethbridge Herald PHONE 327-3203 OR 328-4411 PRINTING. AND. LITHOGRAPHY DIVISION whoop-up days activities off to good start The winning district commercial float nays." Queen and runnen-up in the Sam Steele Days celebration A beauties on a glittering float pulling a Aug. 10 lo 13 in the British Columbia community loaned a hand in WESTERN BEAUTY" was o bevy of Cranbroo-----------------_ black and red-flowered railroad caboose symbolizing the import- ance of rail and Iransporlalion to the "growth centre of the Koote- decorating the bright display. DISTRICT BOOSTER The Tabcr Chamber of Commerce float took second prize in the district commercial category, giving the southern Alberta community a chance to promote its unique con-, tribution to the economy sugar growing and refining. Golden plastic sugar crystal topped o display of local goods which includ- ed sugar, potato products and a variety of canned vegetables. Groenen Pholoi Compound seeks sports participation Visualize a square block of ground covered with every im- aginable type of sporting de- vice available today. Now vis- ualize people of all ages using the equipment. With only a slight exaggera- tion, that's H'Jiat's in the Whoop-Up Compound at the Exhibition Grounds this week, and no exaggeration at all it's entirely free of charge. General co-ordination for the compound is by Sports Canada, but just about every group in the country which lias anything to do with sports or recreation is participating. Every Opportunities for Youth program in the Leth- bridge area which involves par- ticipation is involved; the Lcth- bridge office of the department of culture, youth and rec- reation; all of the sponsors of the Southern Alberta Summer Games; the Lcfhbridge and District Exhibition Board; its Youth Exhibition Board; all are represented. Uucsls brought in for tho compound, called the Leisure nnd Fitness Panorama, include Olympic champion Harry Jer- ome, swimming Elaine, Tanner and perhaps figure skating champion Pclra Rurkn. MLss Tanjicr will conduct a swimming clinic, expected to Involve nboul southern Al- hcrla youngsters. George Fcsleryga, of Ilio Sports Cannda Ottawa office, nnd Inn IJownrd, of its Western Cannda department, are in charge of setting the com- pound up. "It's designed to boost par- ticipation in Mr. How- ard said at a press conference. "We want to encourage people of all ages to become involved in their local sporting groups. "We've organized the com- pound with maximum involve- ment at the local level so peo- ple in this district can discover what is available to them and how inexpensive partici- pation really is. He said a further goal is to assist the summer games peo- ple in promoting their event in August. Mr. Festeryga outlined some of the equipment included in the display all of it designed for use by fairgoers every day and night of Whoop-Up Days. Float-making frustrating fun How many flowers and headaches go into the preparation of a prize-winning Whoop-Up Parade float? The Readymade 4-H float, winner In the 4-H section was started four years ago for Lethbridge's 60th Anniversary cele- brations. Many new features including wooden name tags were added this year. Work on the Sam Stcelc Days Float from Cranbrook started April I. Eleven girls, who helped with the float's decorations, were seated in front of the black and red-flowered caboose. Mary Pascuzzo, the Sam Steele Days Sweetheart Queen and Kalhy Miller, the first princess were the honored passengers of the float, which placed first in the District Commercial Class. Tho Independent Order of Forresters float was made with more than yellow nnd green flowers. The float was still (juite eye-catching in spile of the weather damage. Colors of red nnd while were used to portray a chief's headdress. Approximately hours and flowers went into the float's preparation. Gall Tsujiura and Donna Wing- field of the Lclhbridgc Tourist Centre were the float's Indian maidens. The Medicine lint guest float had h dcflnilc setback which kept It from being among the prize winners. Its flowers and general appearance were poor because the float cnme lo Lclh- bridge two days ago nnd was unloaded in the freight yards, where it remained for two dnys In the rain nnd dust. There is a 70-foot screen cage containing a baseball pitching machine; badminton, tennis, darts, javeline arch- ery and related equipment and facilities for Iheir safe use. There is also a 21 by 30-foot seating "slick" an artificial ice surface made of plastic, coated regularly with a silicon solution. Figure skaters from throughout southern Alberta will use the slick, and even peewce hockey games will be played on it. A basic part of the com- pound is the Canada Fitness Award testing station, designed lo put boys and girls seven lo 17 years of age Ihrough a ser- ies of exercises which will test their level of fitness against a norm developed for their age. Participants will be awarded free of charge a bronze, silver or gold crest, or n scroll, depending on their fitness. Weight-lifting, table tennis, pole vaulting, high Jumping, golf and bowling, dog obedience trials, camping and hiking demonstrations, water safety and numerous other sporting activities nro available. OFY groups will also he of- fering theatric productions; arts and crafts will be display- ed and available for everyone Interested to puller In. A small lake, used lost year part of tho Irrigation dis- play, has been slocked and will be used for boating, fishing and (ly-casling instruction. ;