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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE UTHBR1DGE HERALD Saturday, July 24. 1971 PEGGY BLAYONE boys YVONNE DUNKLEY rides and food BOB MANNING pretty good JANICE OSAKA its okay EVELYN OSAKA likes midway LARRY VIPOND its alright HUGO KEHBER likes ag. displays AIRS. ALBERT OLSON very nice Whoop-Up Days as good as ever this year By ROB TURNER Staff Writer After almost five days of de- liberation and debate, the jury sitting on the Wnoop-Up Days case has reached a verdict. "IU nice worth coming to its alright one of tlie best fairs I've ever seen." The Herald was circulating in the crowds at the fair Friday afternoon giving patrons an op- portunity to voice then- opin- Rodeo secretary has active job Sunny skies Sunday A cold front which slammed through central and southern Alberta overnight leaving be- hind a trail of destruction had moved into southwestern Sask- atchewan this morning. In its wake, a flow of cooler air from northern regins will maintain cloudy, windy condi- tions in the Lethbridge district for the remainder of the day. Sunday should see a return to sunny weather although maximum temperatures should remain lower than those of the past week with high of 75 de- grees expected today and to- morrow. An old-fashioned dust-storm blew up in advance of the front- al passage as winds gustcd to 64 m.p.h. around p.m. Temperatures dropped 18 de- grees in one hour as the front raced by. Rainfall was spotty, ranging from a trace at both Fort Mac- leod and Tsber to over half an inch at Vulcan and Clareshom. Lethbridge received .07 of an inch while Watertai got .13 of an inch of rain. By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff An important figure at any rodeo is the rodeo secretary. It is a behind-the-scenes job that offers little in the way of pub- lic recognition. It is a job, however, that Ra- mona Holt has been doing at the Lethbridge Whoop-Up Days rodeo for the past four years. The secretary is in charge of all entries in the rodeo, she col- lects the cowboys' entry fees, draws the stock for each par- ticipant and, most important of all she pays out the money to the winners at the end of Ore show. Another aspect of her job is to compile a list of the winners and send it to the Canadian and American Hodeo Cowboys' associations. She also sends a copy to the Southern Circuit Secretary, of which Lethbridge is part. These lists are com- piled and the eainuigs are] added to the cowboys total earn-J ings for the year, thus deter- mining his place in the stand- ings. Ramona, a mother of four boys, Bret 16, Pat 14, Roger 13, and Bart 12, is married to Whoop-Up rodeo announcer Bill Holt. They make their home at Lolo, Mont, where they raise quarter horses and have the only herd of Texas Longhorn cattle in Montana. Ramona is a graduate of Boseman University and holds a bachelor of science degree and a PhD in biological statis- tics. She is also one of five women in the western United States who holds a master of science degree in fisheries. Ramona works about 12 ro- deos a year in the capacity of secretary. The rest of her time is spent running the household and assisting husband Bill in their various business ventures. The hours are long, and the work is plentiful for a rodeo secretary, and it could he a highly disorganized state of confusion without the devotion to duly as is often displayed by Ramona Holt. ions and criticisms of the oper- ation. Somewhat surprisingly, there are very few. One well-known lady-about- town, Joan Waterfield, com- plained of a lack of seats around the fair "where older types can sit down." She also thought there should be a pub- lie-address system to announce i when and where an event was I going to be held. Otherwise, Joan thought it was a great fair with a real earnest effort to make it rele- vant. Evelyn Osaka suggested the fair should put the midway un- der a giant tent "so its not so hot." She likes the displays and the coffee-house and thinks the only thing different this year is that the rides are in slightly different locations. Her sister, Janice Osaka, said she came to Whoop-Up Days every year for no par- ticular reason. She likes look- ing at people but not the boys! This is the opposite of Peggy Blayone and Yvonne Dunkley who come almost every day so Public meeting Tuesday on recreation vehicles TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely the monu- ment to honor your loved ones. We will be pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. "We hav been Satisfying Customers for Over 60 Years" 325 8th St. S., Lethbridge Phone 327-3920 A parks and recreation de- partment sponsored public meeting will be held Tuesday at 7 p.nv in the Civic sports Centre. Members of the parks and commission will be on hand to discuss with the public the need for space to be RAMONA HOLT busy gal Qty man remanded on robbery James William Salisbury Lethbridge was remanded custody to Wednesday when 'ie appeared this morning in magi- strate's court on a charge of robbery with violence. Apparently Roy James Moss of Ferhifi, B.C. was hit on the head with a rifle at 4 a.m. Fri- day near a downtown hotel and robbed. Police then arrested Salisbury. New companies The following comp a n i e s were announced as being in- corporated in the Alberta Gazette, July 15 edition: Big Sky Equipment Ltd., Milk River; Lethbridge Bat- tery Distributors Ltd., Leth- bridge; Ericksen's JewfiUry Ltd., Lethbridge; Taylor Schoo Bus Sales Ltd., Lethbridge and Stage Coach Realty Ltd., Leth- bridge. they can practice boy-watch- ing. That, and going on the rides is how they have their fun. None of the boys interviewed admitted to coming to watch girls but Bob Manning did say bo liked to win things. So far this year he has won a para- chute of some description, and a squirt gun. Bob thinks the fair is a bit better this year with the addi- tion of a few rides and his only complaint is losing too much money at the game booths. Hugo Kerber, a farmer from Park Lake, guessed the fair was "good" and he especially liked to look Inrough the agri- culture displays. Mrs. Albert Olson, who moved to Lethbridge from Win- nipeg, was viewing the fair for her first time. She thought everything was "very nice and I wouldn't change a thing." Mrs. Olson thought it com- pared well with the fair held every year in Winnipeg even though this one doesn't have a Barnum and Bailey. Larry Vipond, taking his two Automotive supply firm opens here Frank Automotive Supplies Ltd., a new automotive whole- saler, officially opens its doors Monday at. 1211 2nd Ave. S. Managed by Lethbridge na- tive Ron Sallenbach, the firm specializes in electrical rebuilt products including generators, starters, armatures. The com- pany is also distributor for Au- tolite lines. Head office for Frank Auto- motive Supplies Ltd. is in Win- nipeg. Besides Lethbridge, there are also branches at Cal- gary and Regina. Company president is Frank Marusin. Mr. Sallenbach, in the auto- motive supplies wholesale and retail business in Lethbridge for 20 years, carries a journey- man partsman certificate. For 354 years he was a partner in the former Roth Distributors. set aside for motorized re- creation vehicles. While the commission has asked for interested parties to contact it before the meeting, iveryone is welcome to attend whether or not they have noti- "ied the commission before- hand. View points expressed at the meeting will be taken into con- sideration by the commission in its further dliberations on making provisions for a MHV park. MAXIMUM WEIGHTS The Alberta Highway Traffic Board has announced that maximum weight of pounds may be carried on Highway 24, junction No. 23 to junction No. 1; and Highway 01, Manyberries to Orion. LOUGHEED VOTE RICHARD BARTON RICHARD BARTON PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE LETHBRIDQE-EAST "THE IOUGHEED TERM" BARTON HEADQUARTERS WESTMINSTER SHOPPING PLAZA PHONE 328-1141 INSERTED BY: RICHARD BARTON CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATION kids around the grounds, said the children enjoy the rides and then and his wife come back on their own another day to view the displays. The last man on the jury, Lloyd Lyon, said the 1971 edi- tion of Whoop-Up Days was "as good or better" than other years. He thought there was too much to see, to get around to it all. Craft festival set The "Old Man River Earth Air Fire Water and Wood Craft Festival" will be held in Indian Battle Park Aug. 14 and 15, sponsored by Messenger, an Opportunities for Youth pro- ject 1- Lethbridge. Among participants will be 30 young craftsmen from Ed- monton, also part of an Oppor- Four games closed on midway The Lethbridge and Dis- trict Exhibition' Board's feel- ing that the odds were too great in favor of the house. and too small in favor of the patron, was the reason that four of the Thomas Shows Inc. midway games were closed this week. "We fell that the public has to be protected to a Andy Andrews, manager of the said Friday, "and we just felt they were a bit too tough for the pub- lic." He added that the board of directors of the exhibition was "not here to supply games that haven't a fair percentage of returns to the public." tunities for Youth project, who are travelling from city to city throughout the province teach- ing their skills and selling their products. Special demonstrations will be set up to show how various crafts are undertaken, and more extensive workshops will teach those interested how to start working at their own lei- sure time hobby benches. The organizers plan to seek exhibits from city hospitals, schools, the Bowman Arts Cen- tre and Allied Arts Council, the Lethbridge Correctional Institu- tion and other sources. Individuals may also enter exhibits, both for display and for sale, by contacting Messen- ger at Folk singing, drama, poetry and other workshops will also be offered, and there will be no admission charge for the fair. JOAN WATERFIELD one of the best Dawsoii named deputy assessor John Dawson has been ap- pointed deputy city assessor for Lethbridge. Employed by the city since 195fi, Mr. Dawson has been with the assessment depart- ment since 1958. He has recently completed a course in supervisory manage- ment and also holds a munici- pal assessment certificate. HEiNITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9lh St. S. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitations (J4 Hour Service If Necessary) Bride Books Thank You Cordl Napkini Matches We provide Complimentary Personalized Head Table Place Cards with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING RON SAUENBACH MANAGER NOW OPEN! FRANK AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIES LTD. RAY COOK ASSISTANT MGR. LETHBRIDGE 1211-2nd AVENUE S. SPECIAL OPENING DAYS MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 26-30 OPENING SPECIAL! us celebrate our Opening COFFEE and DONUTS WILL BE SERVED FASCO REBUILT PRODUCTS ALTERNATORS GENERATORS REGULATORS WATER PUMPS FUEL PUMPS BRAKE LININGS DISTRIBUTORS FOR AND PHONE 328-9631 AUTOLITE PRODUCTS I SPARK PLUGS I BATTERIES IGNITION PARTS SHOCKS, etc. ;