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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, July 20, 1970 THf IETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Wildlife Plentiful Camp Impeesa Offers Great Fun IT'S NOT SO BAD ONCE YOU GET OUT lly C. A. WEEKKS Herald News Service CAMP IMPEESA What could be a better bit of wilder- ness than Camp Impeesa? Mountains? They are there with Table Mountain towering over the entire camp area. Lake? Beaver Mines Lake is right at the entrance for swim- ming, rowing, canoeing and fishing. Woods? They arc all around you evergreen, poplar, wil- low and others. A good road leads in Iron the turnoff by the Castle River Ranger Station. Through Camp Impeesa itself the two Cub Villages are read- ily accessible. There is no end to camp sites for Scout or Ven- turer groups. In and around Impeesa there is a truly abundant supply of wildlife. Here is the place for youngsters to see deer, moose, sheep, ground squirrels, squir- rels or kingfishers, woodpeck- ers and the various waterbirds. Besides camping and wildlife observation there are hikes up the mountains, Table Mountain especially, up to the Salt Lick where the sheep visit, or, more for Cubs perhaps, around the lake or over to the nearby Buck- horn Ranch. Excursions for those with transportation are trips to West Castle, to Lac Beauvais or to the Lynx Creek Junior Forest Warden Camp. The Administrator at Impee- sa can give groups all kinds of helpful suggestions as to activ- ities that can give a happy, healthful and safe summer va- cation. No wonder, too, that courses and camps under recreational and department of youth spon- sorship are often held in Irn- FOR AN UNDERWATER PROBE Peigans Offered Swim Course PINCHER CREEK (Special) Red Cross Safety Swim- ming Course will be held for any residents of the Peigan Re- serve who wish to learn to swim regardless of what age group they are in. This course will be held dur- ing the week of Aug. 3 to 8. The sessions will commence 9 a.m. and finish at 12 noon. A free bus will be available for learners and will leave the Band office at a.m; daily, "returning at p.m. All interested persons should leave their, names with the band secretary or recreation direc- tor, Hugh Crow Eagle. Tlie first 40 applicants will be accepted. Each and every Wednesday 40 to 50 Peigan Reserve chil- dren ride to the Pincher Creek Swimming pool on a bus spon- sored by the Napi Friend ship Association and the Peigan Bus Co-op. This bus leaves the Peigan Health Centre at p.m. and returns to the Centre at 4 p.m. Entrance charge to the pool is 15 cents for 12 and under and 25 cents for students. All chil- dren are welcome to attend. Picture Camp Impeesa with Cub V i 11 a g e s operating and Scout Camps set up. The First Pincher Creek Pack had a happy week in Tillieum Village. First Blah-more Pack follow- ed with Akela Bob Liddell and 19 Cubs. Assisting him were Colin Le- froy and yours truly. Presiding in the culinary de- partment were Mrs. Flora Mickels and Mrs. Helen Gibos. This was the Pack's first camp and they had a rollicking good tune. With the hot weather the Wa- terfront was a main attraction. Swimming and boating were high attractions with short Pack Rambles to explore the camp area. CAMPFIRE FUN 111 the evenings all attention was on the Campfire sessions with songs, skits and games. Boyish appetitesin camp were well met with an abun- dance of good meals and mug- ups supplied by Mrs. Mickels and her colleague. Excellent weather and the jolly times in camp will long remain in these Blairmore boys' memories. Skookum Village was the camp home for the First Cham- pion Pack led by Akela W. Roe- buck. Assisting him were Scout- er Frank Griffin, his brother Portable Radios Prices start at under.... Relief Society Members Gather At Lethbridge MAGRATH (HNS) -A sum- mer social at Lethbridge's Hen- derson Park was enjoyed by 70 LDS Church Relief Society members of Magrath first and second wards. Ideal weather made it possi- ble for a program to be held under the trees. Participants were: Mrs. Gui- nel Anderson and daughters singing; Notes from the Field, Mildred Barker; songs with ac- cordian accompaniment, Mrs. Jeanine Jensen; skit, Mrs. Burns Harker, Mrs. Addie Bourne, Mrs. Moyle Pilling, Mrs. Bob Rasmussen, Mrs. Gae- lynd Pilling and Mrs. Nyal Fletcher. A buffet lunch was served by the Relief Society presidencies. SMITH'S 236 13th St. N. Phone 328-2235 COAIDAUE, Alto. Phona 345-3272 I POSED AH DAY MONDAY OPEN THUftS. AND FRI, Till 9 P.M. Curb, Gutter Work Begins RAYMOND (HNS) Town work crews have commenced laying curb and gutter along one block. The curb and gutter to be placed where the new cement street will be built is to be done by a contractor. Tlie contract will call for three blocks near the schools to replace the cold mix1 used. It was found to be unsatisfac- tory. It has broken up so badly that it must be replaced. The town crew has treated six blocks for dust suppression. This mil has an oil base and is for one season only. Prop- pay the major portion of the cost. Tire work is done on streets where prop- erty-owners make application to the town for the service. Walter Griffin and Philip Fath. Mr. Falh was the driver of the s c Ii o o 1 bus that brought the leaders and their 20 Cubs to Impeesa. Several Scouts were on hand to help with the details of camping and with games. Prominent in helping with the Pack was Scouter Cam e r o n Middleton despite a cumber- some leg cast. The Pack's first hike was all around the lake. Later the en- tire group went by bus to tho Buckhorn Ranch from which the youngsters hiked the three miles back along the lake. 5TII TABEH Scouter Colin Oddie with boys of Fifth Taber Troop were un- der canvas and enjoying the warm weather and the water- front facilities of Camp Impee- sa. All 12 Scouts were qualified as Pioneers so made quick work of pitching camp as well as making good camp kitchens. Scouter Oddie was very pleas- ed with their cooking. Tom Oddie attended the camp hi the capacity of Life Guard and general assistant. Regional Commissioner Eld- red Palmer and Mrs. Palmer were visiting the groups in Camp and conferring with the various leaders as well as with the camp administrative staff. The summer staff for Camp Impeesa has been announced by the Camp Committee: Ad- ministrator will be yours truly and the waterfront director Ned Bosnjak. Assisting at present as Ser- vice Scouts are Warren Day and Ken Nowicki, both of Fort Macleod. Peter Jenkins of Lethbridge is staff cook. Every second week the ser- vice scouts change. AH atten- tion is given to removal of gar- bage, maintaining the water supply and helping on water- front. Usually one night of the camp period is set aside as Parents' Night. Tax Bite Eased On Ratepayers j WARNER (HNS) At the last regulai' meeting of the County of Warner 5, councillors set up a operating budget for 1U70. Of this will be used for education and for municipal purposes (public works, protection to persons and OUT WHALING AT CAMP IMPEESA To Be Tried CRANBRQOK (Special) George McKinney, Briar Ave- nue, has been committed for trial on a charge of causing the death through criminal negli- gence of Robert Ernest Foster, 28, also of Cranbrook. Charge arose from a single vehicle car accident at Six Mile crossing on the Kimberley road May 22 in which Foster died. The 1969 and 1070 mill rates for the Border Counties hospi- tal district, 1069 in brackets: School Foundation Program (29.63) 29.12; supplemental schools (22.04) 13.52; municipal (18.00) 18.00; Health Unit (.94) 1.06; Senior Citizens (.31) .38; Border Counties Hospital' .90; Hospital Benefit Plan (4.23) total, (73.15) 62.98 mills. 11'.? taxpayers of the County of Warner receive a reduction in the mill rate for the coming year of 12.77 mills. An inspection of county roads revealed the gravel is deterior- ating due to excessive speed and overweight loads. A maxi- mum speed limit of 50 miles per hour, as set by the provincial statute, will be enforced. Swim Clinic TABER (HNS) Howard Friby of Calgary, coach for the Canadian Swimming Asso- ciation, will conduct a one day clinic en competitive swim- ming Et the community pool here Wednesday, July 22. Age restrictions are 14 years of age and over. Registrations will be taken at a.m. at the recreation office in the administration building (south entrance) at per person, and the clinic will take place between a.m. and p.m. Taber's competitive swim meet will be held at the pool starting at p.m. Saturday July 25, for which a list of events and age groups is post- ed at the pool. Cancel Day TABER (HNS) The annual Pioneer Day celebration held here for the past two years in the form of a will revert to separate activities for the three Taber and the Barn- well wards of the LDS Church July 22 and 24. The rodeo events winch proved popular since their start in 1968 were cancelled due to the later dates of the Lelhbridge Whoop-Up Days which conflict with the July 24 observance. It was on July 24, 1847 that Church president Brigham Young, noted colonizer, led the saints into the Salt Lake Val- ley following a miles trek from Ohio. No-Cook Recipes ETZIKOM (HNS) Nineteen members of the Etzikom Com- munity Club answered the roll call with a no cook recipe plus a few fines at the recent meet- ing held at the home of Mrs. Ben (Rose) Burger. Mrs. Clarence (Alice) Robin- son brought three different grave markers for viewing. It will be decided later which marker will be used for the Faith Union Cemetery. It was decided to purchase a garland of ivy to be entwined around the Cross at the north cemetery. Quilt blocks were passed among the members to be sign- ed with black textile paints along with a floral design. Tickets were also passed to members with Mrs. Elmer (Gladys) Genno and Mrs. Bud (Annetla) Dorsey in charge. Mrs. Sam (Ella) Robinson was presented with a 50th wed- ding anniversary cup and sauc- er by Mrs. Mike (Alice) On- drick on behalf of the club. The club will serve lunch at the wedding dance July 18 in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Robinson. do charter flights..... Let you travel as an Individual not In a group? Give you a wide choice of travel dates? Let you change your family bookings and go or return alone? Take children under 12 for half Cancel without charge? Book without a deposit? regular BOAC scheduled flights do, and individual transatlantic economy excursion fares are lower than ever. So, COMPARE before you commit yourself to what seems a cheaper Transatlantic fare. Go into it carefully with your Travel Agent He has all the facts, figures and alternatives. return. day individual economy excursion fare HIGH SEASON for departures June 1 to Aug. 9 410 OFFSEASON for departures Aug. 10 to Oct 31 !377 day individual economy excursion fare HIGH SEASON for departures June 1 to Aug. 9 '468 OFFSEASON for departures Aug. 10 to March 31 '414 Even lower fares are available to Glasgow and Manchester See your BOAC or Air Canada Travel Agent. ALL INQUIRIES WELCOME! takes good ca-e of you A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 903 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-1771 ;