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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Muriel Ragun ivelcomes visitors Oldtime Mounties thrill townspeople 1971 lETHBRIDSE HEHA1D 3 By JEAN SWIIIAUT Special Correspondent FORT MACLEOD A scene common nearly 100 yuan; ago was re-cnaclcd on I lie cast lawn of Ihe Fort Macleod Mu- seum. The inaugural Inspection of the mounled palrol was as full of color, exdtemcnl. and ro- mance as it was in 1870. Inspecting officer LI. Col. Reed Ainscough of Lethbridgc shared the podium with old- timer licrt Patterson. Also in Hie inspecting party was Capt. Art Chcll of the Macleod Cad- et Corps. The eight black horses and their riders, attii'cd in the rid- ing uniform of the North Mounled Police of 1878, did the Force justice. THIS IS HOW THEY LOOKED 100 YEARS AGO -s M Roundup of District News ...X F-Lsji" jrftfTKrS ..evtfS tD" Visits Sparwood SPARWOOD (HNS) Ron Basford, minister for urban af- fairs will be visiting the Spar- wood, Elkford and Fernie areas today in company with Doug Stewart, MP Okariagan-Kooteri' ay. The purpose of the trip is to meet with municipal councilE and to view areas where Cen- tral Mortgage and Housing is Involved. Mr. Basford Is the federal minister in charge of the crown corporation. The corporation is Involved in the Natal-Michel urban renewal project. Talk pensions Manager of the Letlibridge Canada Pension Plan office J. C. (Fern) Bouchard informs residents of Stavely, Clares- bolm and Granum areas that G. R. (Rollie) Stewart will be in attendance at Claresholm in the Ixwn hall, July 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. Anyone wishing lo lake ad- vantage of this service is cor- dially invited to do so. Mr, Stewart will answer queries on the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security and the Guar- anteed Income Supplement, Refer tenders TABER (HNS) Five feed- ers covering the construction of a 300-miUion-gallon raw water storage reservoir with appur- tenances were opened recently at the town office. These were referred to the town's engineers for review and recommendation. Tenders received were: An- eca Construction Ltd., Leth- bridge Cunningham ar.d Shannon, Taber W. A. Cook and Sons, Pincher Creek 5184.134.20, Richardson Bros., Olds and Riv- erton Construction Ltd., Midna- pore Backs chamber TABER (HNS) Taber school division voted support to the chamber of commerce pro- gram at its recent meeting of trustees. The decision came following representation by Taber cham- ber secretary treasurer Ross Gibb who noted that the school division is one of the major employers in the district. Support was also approved to other similar organizations in the division who are to be con- tacted by the divisional office, in order to "increase communi- cation between parents and tax payers and the school board. Giant bingo SPARWOOD (HNS) The Fernie Lions Club is sponsoring a giant bingo Saturday, Sept. 2, in the Fernie Arena at p.m. All proceeds will go to the the Femie Lions School Band. There will be a total of in cash prizes. Sunshine Club ETZIKOM (HNS) The Etzikom Sunshine Club met re- cently at the home of Mrs. Hil- mcr (Katie) Halvcrson. Tickets to be sold on a bed- ipread were passed to the members with Mrs. Elmer (Gladys) Genno and Mrs. Pius (Thekla) Ehnes in charge of purchasing the bedspread. A successful bake sale was SUPPORT FOR PROJECT Janice Lencucha, left, of Blairmore, accepts a provincial grant cheque from Joan Cannady of llie deparlmenl of youlh and recreation, Iclh- biidge, lo aid in setting up and operate a student hiring office in the 'Pass. It will work in conjunction with the Canada Manpower Centre, Blairmore, where the hiring, office will be located. Persons having jobs they wish done are urged to contact the office or phone 562-2816. Decoux Photo held at the Jenson store recent- ly. The hostess gift was present- ed to Mrs. Katie Ifalverson who also supplied and served the lunch. The next meeting is scheduled for Aug. 2 with the place to be announced. Bible school GRANUM (HNS) The Bi- ble school sponsored by Ihe Christian Reformed Church and the United Church will be held in the United Church Hall from July 31 to Aug. 4. Classes will be held each day from 9 to 3 for children from five years and older. All children in the commun- ity are welcome. Has permit FERNIE (HNS) The Tor- onto Dominion Bank here has taken out a building permit for its new building at 4th Ave. and 4th St. The contractor has not been named. Delays were caused by the construction lock-out. Commander Don Price took the salute and led the patrol in the march past. Assl. Comindr. Neil Balk- ham and troopers John Jacob- sen, Dexter Knoblick, Larry Lauder, Darryl McKenna, De- mehl Olscn and Monte Wesley completed the patrol. President of the historical As- sociation Mrs. Muriel Ragan, as master of ceremonies, wel- comed the large crowd that gathered to witness the cerc- morues. She said the museum was serving a two-fold purpose in the community. Firstly, ii was a place to preserve and protect the artifacts that are the his- tory of the area. Secondly, it was a pictur- esque and colorful retreat for tourists and, with the mounted patrol's inauguration, a tliird phase could be started. More of the local history can be taught to the younger generation. They can see the past as a living thing. She complimented the boys for their ride and for the effort they had put into training; she gave special praise to Larry King, secretary-manager of the Museum. Mr. King had been responsi ble for having the uniforms made and for all details of this special project. Dr. Jerry Beste was named honorary veterinarian to the patrol. Mil. HAGUE MR. KENNEY Honor four TABER (HNS) Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. recently paid honor to four senior em- ployees had accumulated 167 years of service to the com- pany prior lo retirement at various dates in the first half of 1072. MR. ROLFSON Miss Paulson honored at Graiium shower GRANUM (HNS) Pink and white bells and streamers dec- orated the United Church Hall here recently for the communi- ty shower honoring Debby Paulson, a July bride-elect. Helping Miss Paulson unwTap ner gifts were her sisters, Mrs. J, Barnes and Miss Judy Paul- son. Mrs. C. Bsrr.es was in charge of the guest book and Mrs. J. Barnes recorded the gifts. Those taking part In the pro- gram were: Mrs. Cheryl Torok, Miss June Hoge. Miss Leann Clark and Mrs. K. Cairns. The committee gift was a quilted bed spread. Albert Angle wins tourney FOREMOST (Special) Al- bert Angle of Bow Island won the recent Cour.ly of Forty Mile over 50 golf tournament at the Foremost course. The 18-hole event, for golfers over 50 years of age, was an elimination for the Summer Games to be held at Bow Island in August. Angle had a total score of 35 for the two rounds of nine holes each. He won out over local golfer and tournament organ- izer Gil Mehlen and Burdett vet- eran Herb Thacker who tied for second place at 86. Jack Dyer of Burdett placed fourth. A total of 18 golfers played. A slag dinner at attended by 33 company of. ficials saw presentations mada to Wilfred Hague, Picture Butte facotry superintendent; Jack Kenney, Taber factory superin- tendent; Browr.ie Rolfson, Ta- ber factory chief electrician; and Ross Gibb, Tabcr factory engineer. Present for the presentations from Vancouver were Peter Chcrniavsky, general superin- tendent; Ian Angus, vice-presi- dent; Reg Clark, personnel manager; Lincoln Wood, pur- chasing agent; and from Win- nipeg, Bill Helherington, vice- president. Personal congratulation! were received from company president Forret Rogers and chief engineer Royce Craig, both detained by work at the Vancouver head office. More district 011 page 28 f Vbu'he ae STORES i i DISC BRAKE RELINE We install 4 new front I brake pads, repack outer B front bearings, and inspect I calipers, rotors and rear brakes. Rotors machined, cafrpere rebuill at extra cost. TRIPLE- STRENGTH PROTECTION CHAMPION 4-PLY NYLON An oulslandmg replacement lire value! Triple-Slrength Construction. And long- weanng Sup-R-Tuf Ircad nibbor. ONLY I 10 tit many models of FALCON CHEVY II VALIANT INSTALLED DOUBLE-BELTED MILEAGE fop-vatue price! The fovf prolilo "IB" Berics Slralo-Elreak hw wide, flat road-hugging trcid. 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