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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Coleman sends Canal Flats down to hose-laying defeat COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Ooleman Volunteer Fire Brigade No. 1 team, including Run Montalbetti, Hans jner, Dave Barrass and John Oswald, took top place at the 21st annual hose coupling titions held here re- cently. Second place winner was the Canal Flats team in the number one event. Second event winner was the Coleman No. 1 team and second place went to the Pic- ture Butte squad. In the women's section two Picture Butte teams took first and second places. Presentation of prizes and trophies was made at a ban- quet and social evening held in tile Coleman Elks Hall. Teams from Bellevue, Pic- ture Butte, Sparwood, Teber, Canal Flats and Creston took part in events. Visitors from Warner and Coutts were also in atten- dance. Out to win Picture Butte girls sent Nobleford down to defeat 13-3 in recent regional stew pitch eliminations. They will be seen in So mmer Games action at Raymond, represent- ing Lethbridge County 26. Front row, from left, Terry Kariatsumari, Denise Wojtowicz, Kathy Da vies, Linda Katakamt and Cindy Sabo. Back row, Shelley Dickout, Donna Thur- low, BAY Karren, Carol Shimek, Barb Karren and Deb Knibbs. Several are missing. Coaches are Moriey Roelofs and Sam Tamura. Trophies, cash await winners at Carmangay CARMANGAY (HNS) The Carmangay Agricultural Fair board met recently and all plans are being completed in all section of the exhibition. Cash prizes and also a tro- phy will be awarded in most sections. The fair will be held Monday, Aug. 6. It is hoped to have an in- teresting display of antiques so anyone who has anything in this line is asked to contact Wait Middleton at 643-3581. Ite Liooettes will be serving a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. with proceeds going to- wards taking the children of Carmangay and district to Champion for swimming les- sons. Hiere will be a parade at km. 3he Lionettes are is change of the parade and any suUies are welcome. ie'Carmangay Lions Club will sponsor various sports1 ac- tivities at the'fair 'grounds dur- ing the afternoon. These will include Little league and senior ball games, a horseshoe tournament and gymkhana events. There will be a concession booth in operation which will specialize in barbecued beef on bun. There will be a wind-up dance in the evening featuring the music of the 4K's. CHAMBER OFFICE CRANBROOK Cranbrook Chamber of Com- merce has leased for a perma- nent year-round office the city's 1969 centennial project at Con- federation Park. The concrete block building overlooks Lake Elizabeth at the western high- way entrance to Cranbrook. It offers a big windowed general office room, and a small sec- retarial and filing office space, and public washrooms. At pres- ent it is doing double duty as the Chamber's Tourist Informa- tion, booth. DATSUN610. Luxurious, yes. Extravagant, no. 1800 cc overhead cam engine with 4-speed or optional tutomtic transmission. Luxurious interior and top Quality appointments. 3-speed directional air flow ventilation and neater give excellent all-season temperature control Independent rev suspension gives you a vnooSi, soft) ride- Power-assisted front disc brakes. Plush, roomy comfort with fuByTecfirang front bucket seats If you want luxury In a sensibly sized, sensibly priced car, AH you really need is a Datsun 610. DATSUN And DATS UN FOREIGN CAR (LETHBRIDGE) LTD. Comer 3rd Ave. llth Street S. That mere ftan 1300 Dafrun deafen cents Canada end the United Stares. Phone .128-9651 i Thvneey, July M, TNI UTHMIDOI NMAID TV BOOSTER STALLED This isn't going to be easy. But we've got to get to the bottom of this. 'Was the 1973 edition of Whoop-Up Days a stinker? Peepers, the hone with the glass eye, says it left the worst taste in his mouth. 1 After the barrel racing we got paid off in greenbacks. Peepers thought we'd hit sal- ad days and ate the loot. .Talk about cows eating newspapers! "You dumb I yell- ed at him. ''You crazy little sawed-off Shetland! How can you be so dumb? Eating the prize-money.-What an Peepers kicked a fly off his belly. He rolled bis glass eye, belched and wobbled on four rubbery legs. "Youdummy, dummy I yelled. "You couldn't harness to a Safe- way buggy" I was so mad, I was shak- ing. I grabbed a pitchfork. My only salvation was work. So I pitched some dust- out the barn window. "Forty bucks ripped off by a glassy-eyed horse. I This fair has got to be the worst Then I heard the most piti- ful whinny. Almost like a sob. A wave of sadness swept over me. I threw my arms around my little horse. "Oh, gosh, Peepers, what gets into met You brave, kind, decent, patient hay- burner'. You've got distemper from eating all the dirty mon- ey. How can I ever say'such nasty Peepers rolled over'. His four legs, two oh the right side and two on 'the left, poked iip like fence I noticed a swelling under his cheek bones.. He was dying of a broken heart. -Peepers -was cashing in his chips. "Oh, I cried to my- self. "See what my insults have done. How-could r be so Well, the vet happened to come by, just at that time. And before the curtain fell on my little gelding, medical science was He got a mud poultice for the swelling under his jaws and a good shot of Dr. Bell's Remedy. I gave him a hug for the broken heart. Miracle of miracles, he got better. Two days later I polished up his glass eye. If he's any the worse for Whoop-Up Days, you'd never know it. As for me, I promise never to insult another horse, re- gardless of race, creed or color. Maybe we got something out of the fair after all. Donates dolls FORT MACLEOD A mem- ber of the Ladies' Auxiliary to Canadian Legion, Mrs. N e 11 i e Vfieknder, makes a point to purchase a doll native to the country she visits, donating them to the Auxiliary for the purpose of raffling and provid- ing increased funds to carry on their work of service. To date Mrs. Vttelander has donated seven dolls ranging in height from 10 inches to 16 inches, and varying in price from fS to In the group are dolls from Russia, Poland, Alaska, Japan, Finland and two dads from Mexico. PINCHER CREEK (Special) Pincher Creek's application to the Canadian Radio Televi- sion Commission for permis- sion to operate a low power television signal booster here has-shown no official advance- ment in recent weeks. There was.a public hearing on the matter at Edmonton June 7. Mb correspondence has been received from the federal de- partment. Toe town was informed by CFCN-TV recently that approval should be coming soon. The ne- cessary equipment will then be ordered. It is hoped the pro- Iccf. will be operational by ear- ly fall. Prairie Grass to Mountain Pass tag for Pincher Creek history PINCHER CREEK (Special) The New Horizons book, covering the histories of early day residmts of this area, will be titled' Prairie Grass to Mountain Pass, says the local committee in charge of the pro- ject. It has been revealed the deadline for submissions to the book is July 31. Pictures of pioneer residents and general interest scenes must be submitted to Mrs. Hla White by Aug. IS if they are to be included. Those anticipating securing a copy are advised that down- payments may be made on the book to be published. These are being accepted by Mrs. Mil- dred Beere. Receipts will be issued. The new book will be ad- vertised 'through brochures. These will soon be ready for distribution. The regular meeting of the book committee and any other persons interested will be held in the museum building at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25. WINS DIPLOMA FORT MACLEOD A recent graduate of Olds College, Sheila Meindertsma, was awarded a two-year fashion merchandising technology diploma recently. More district on page 22 ATTENTION MILK RIVER STUDENTS AND EMPLOYERS All in Milk River and area urged to ragisttr at the Student Manpower office in Milk River. needing summer help, full or part time will be assisted promptly. Contact: CHAMA WINTERS Student Manpower Milk River Town Office Phono 647-3773 Canada nMnpomr MMKraMHI Cento SUPER SAVINGS EVERYDAY AT THRIFTWAY SUPER SAVINGS EVERY ;