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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta JUiy 1V74 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 'Hat celebration starts off today MEDICINE HAT The Medicine Hat Exhibition Stampede kicked off today with a three day horse show which included jump- ing and trail horse classes Horse rodeos and chuck wagon a midway and two parades add up to eight days of fun and enter- tainment in The 'Hat beginn- ing today From July 24 to 27 there will be chuckwagon races and chariot races in the evening The with 150 entries so will run from July 25 to 27 with a two hour rodeo in the afternoon and a two hour rodeo in the evening The midway will open up July 23 and the casino and beer garden get under way the next day Entertainment District calendar The Barons Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the follow ing infant and pre school clinics Picture Butte Tuesday Picture Butte High 10 a m to noon and 1 to 3 p m Taber Tuesday Health Unit office in the Administra- tion from 10 a m to 12 noon and 30 to 4 p m Nobleford Wednesday m the school from 1 30 to 3 30 p m Vauxhall Wednesday Elementary from 10 am to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p m Coaldale Thursday m the Health Unit office in the Town Office Building from 10 a m to 12 noon and 1 30 to 4 p m Taber Thursday in the Health Unit office in the Ad- ministration from 10 am to 12 noon and 1 30 to 4 p m Barons July 26 in the school from 1 30 to 3 30 p m The Chinook Health Unit will conduct well baby clinics at Claresholm Elemen- tary School Aug 1 from 10 45 to 11 30 a m and 1 30 to 3 30 p m Cowlev Parish Church Aug 1 from 1 30 to 3 30 p m Port MaCleod Aug 6 at the Health Unit from I 30 to 3 30 p m Pmcher Creek Aug Health Unit office 10 30 to II 30 am and 1 30 to 3 30 p m Blairmore Aug 8 Health Unit office from 10 30 to 11 30 am and 1 30 to 3 30 p m Bellevue Aug town hall trom 1 30 to 3 30 p m Coleman Aug 13 United Church from 10 30 to 11 30 am and 1 30 to 3 30 p m Pmcher Creek Aug Health Unit office 10 30 to 11 30 am and 1 30 to 3 30 p m Claresholm Aug 15 Elementary from 10 45 to 11 30 a m and 1 30 to 30 p m Fort Macleod Aug 20 Health Unit office 1 30 to 3 30 p m Pmcher Creek Aug Health Unit 10 30 to 11 30 am and 1 30 to 3 30 p m SAND gravel ASPHALT SAND and GRAVEL Conetruction Co. PHONE 328-8196 will be provided entirely by Southern Alberta in eluding the singing Fos Fami- ly from consisting of the mother and father and 11 children Medicine Hat's parade will take place July 25 with float entries from throughout Southern Alberta The British Armed Forces stationed at Suffield will enter a float as well as half tracks and trucks The kiddies' parade will be July 26 Loader bids studied by Blairmore BLAIRMORE Blairmore council at its meeting this week studied eight bids tendered for a four wheel loader for the town public works department The bids ranged from 000 to and after some the brochures were turned over to the public works committee for their study and recommendation Council will sign the agree- ment with the Lethbndge Winter Games committee to hold the volleyball games at the Crcwsnest Consolidated High School it decided Council approved issuing a license to Terry Kenney of Blairmore to operate a pop shop confectionary and grocery business in the old Thompson store building m west Blairmore Permission to operate and open a rug shop on the mam street in a vacant building m west Blaiimore was also approved It was reported that the decking on Captain Beebe bridge crossing the river to north Blairmore was in poor condition The matter is to be reported to the Department of Highways for action Council approved donation ot to the Crownest Con- solidated High School Concert Band to assist them in financ ing its trip to Expo '74 in Spokane A letter inviting Blairmore to enter a float in a Ferme parade will be turned over to the Barb Wire Johnnies who have a float Councillor Roy L M D was ap- pointed a director on the board of the Crestview Lodge to represent the town of Blair- more Dr Amundsen replaces Wallace Aebli who resigned from council recently It reporteo that 20 lots in the towns' new subdivision in south east Blairmore are now ready and available for purchase Pincher levy set for 1974 PINCHErt CREEK The Municipal District mill levy has been set for 1974 The rates are as follows school foundation program 30 5 Pincher Creek School Division 10 2 St Michael's School Division 12 42 mills electric power and pipelines 13 6 Pincher Creek Crowsnest Foundation 1 55 mills and general municipal 27 75 mills MADGE EQUIPMENT National BALER TWINE PRICE PER BALE 27 95 MADGE EQUIPMENT LTD. MILK Phone 647-3838 or Paul Madae 647-3812 Cardston district bull stud centre to cost million CARDSTON Work has started on a million ar- tificial insemination bull stud centre in the Cardston dis tnct Merlin general manager of Simmental Breeders Cardston Ltd told The Herald Wednesday Universal Semen Service Ltd should be completed and in operation about Oct 15 Located three miles south of Cardston on Highway 40 Universal Semen Service will house 80 bulls initially with plans to double the capacity within the next few years Another will be spent on additional machinery hay shed and housing facilities Ten to 15 employees will work at the station collecting and processing and dis- bulls tnbuting from owned by ranchers Dr Gebauer said local workers will be hired if possi- ble and the payroll will be about annually Owned by seven Cardston area the station will handle arimals for Simmental Breeders Cardston Ltd and any bull whose owner wants custom service Coleman turns seventy while residents play The long and short of it George F Reti of Taber finds saddling ponies for Whoop-Up Days more of a bother than a chore The tiny ponies are ridden by children. He towers over the pint-sized mounts COLEMAN This town celebrates its 70th birthday this weekend and today Activities today include an old timers' tea at the home of Mr and Mrs Harold Jones from 2 to 5 p m The Cranbrook Girls Bugle Band will perform at the Horace Allen School at 6 30 p m and the Coleman Royal Purple women's club will stage a variety show at the school auditorium A fireworks show is set for 11 p m The Order of Eastern SUr will serve a pancake breakfast Saturday morning in Coleman Park A parade is to wind along a downtown route at 10 30 am and afternoon events include a rodeo at the gymkhana ground between Blairmore and Coleman at 1 p m A beer garden will open at S p m at Coleman Sunday a reunion picnic is set for the Knowles Ranch northwest of town at 1 p m RITCHIE BROS Searching for traces of Black Hand members Historians plot B.C. history Preliminary AUCTION NOTICE ALBERTA AUGUST A.M. on behalf of Sunset Pipeline Construction S N Construction others. Late Model Trucking Trailer Equipment featuring Pipeline Side Cat Truck Service Lowboys Backhoes Anyone wishing to place equipment in this auction may do so by contacting Bill Gronberg at 435-9111 or calling 273-7564. Write for FREE Catalogue By NANCY MILES Herald Correspondent B C Nelson historians David Scott and Edna assign ed to write Kootenay Saga for Nunango have combed Crow's Nest Pass unsuccessfully to locate five members ot the Black Hand The five were alleged to have been transferred under escort in leg irons and chains from Ferme to Cranbrook Jail about the time of the 1908 Ferme Fire that razed the city Mr Scott s an engineer on SW Nasookm when she was the Kootenay Lake link in CPR transporta- tion to Nelson recalls the curious sight when the police escorts and shackled men transferred from train to boat at and the guard ed brief explanation by the police escort that they were charged with a capital possibly yet the historians' search of the records of Cranbrook and Nelson that yeai show no evidence it actually occurred Is there anyone m the 'Pass who remembers the facts7 The historians would like to know Nunango feels as East Kootenay that it is British Columbia's doorstep baby and that its colorful history has been neglected The now at the final chapter of the first covers David Thompson's ex- ploration in the early 1800's through spectacular and sometimes violent episodes in the various spotlighting some of the ex- traordinary characters Some of the history of the Kootenay Indians has been through very elderly men and women with childhood memories of the way it was The Coleman Picanllo Lesandre shooting in the the gallows at Fort 1920 s blown up to Bonnie and Saskatchewan Clyde proportions by lurid The authors also produced is re examined for Mitchell Press the widely factually It emerges known' Nelson QueenCityof differently Both men died on the Kootenays RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS LTD 920 Bridgeport Road B.C. NATIONWIDE AUCTIONEERS Old school use opposed B C East Kootenay Union Board of Health has forwarded a resolution opposing use of the former Kootenay Indian Residential School at St Eugene Mission Building conversion is well advanced by provincial public works for provincial mental health and human resources department use as a residence for about 60 mildly retarded adults Senior East Kootenay Health Unit staff independent- ly inspected the property four miles from Cranbrook in late spring and worded a strong memo to the depart- ment of health protesting some including ven- tilation lack of privacy for residents and inadequacy of planned supervision The EK Unit has been without a medical officer since last and acting director Margaret Vogan supervising public health nursing supervisor and board secretary prepared the memo INSTANT It stops roof leaks. Just brush on roofs flashings and gutfers No special tools nails roofing paper Exclusive self-reinforcing formula contains bristles and fibers Beaver Lumber Pro Hardware Olds College thinks that you're really somebody Unfortunately in many institutions of higher learning and advanced education classes are frequently so large that the instructor seldom gets to know the student on an m dividual basis Because of this the student s ability to learn can be hampered and his full potential is never realized Olds College is different Here education is still on the effec tive person-to-person basis so if this is your year to move up to College take a good look at Olds Here you will learn from teachers who are enthusiastic about their subjects and vitally concerned with your individual pro gress At Olds College you re really some body Olds has what you need and leaves out what you don't Liberia ADVANCED EDUCATION Okb Oofege Olds Alberta ;