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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, July 28, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 -D'Arcy Rickard Photo SUNSHINE AND SANDY BEACH-Park Lake Provincial Park, reached in 15 minutes 'by taking Highway 25 northwest of Lethbridge, is a fine spot for camping, swimming and water-skiing. It's a thrilling playground for children and a restful haven for adults. The campground is nearly filled with visitors from far away points. Many improvements, including the slide above, have been added this year. To date this year some people have visited the park, a dip from last year's figure. Camping, however, is up. Kurt Mitchell is bang on PINCHER CREEK (Special) Amid sunny skies and balmy weather, the Oldman River Gun Club held its annual shoot recently. Contestants from all over southern Alberta competed in competition for tropcies. Winners of t.ophies and rib- bons were: Cowley Auto and Sports Cen- tre Trophy 20 1. Rick Tessari, 2. Lloyd Dunk. 3. George Pohn. Crayford's Shell Service Tro- phy, Ladies 20 :-ard-22: 1. Jinrmie Webber, 2. Shirley Des- biecs, 3. Anne Russell. Johnson Bros. Sawmill Tro- phy, Junior 20 1. Gerry Kinakin. Pincher Farm Equipment Trophy 20 four posi- tion: 1. Kurt Mitchell, 2 Terry- Webber, 3. George Pohn. Wranglers Wear-house Trophy 50 1. Lloyd Dunk, 2. Kurt Mitchell, 3. Rick Kucher- an. Pincher Creek Co-op Trophy- Trap: 1. Frank Blondbiem, 2. Louis Patterson, 3. Lloyd Dunk. 97th birthday COLEMAN (CNP Dave Gillcspie and Mr. and Mrs. J. Bayon of Lethbridge were Coleman visitors recent- ly at the home of Mr. Gil- lespie'r daughters Mrs. B. Rogers and Mrs. A. West- worth. While here Mr. Gillespie's 97th birthday was the occasion for a family supper celebra- tion. Alberta Hotel 100 yards- four positions: 1. Kurt Mitchell, 2. Louis Patterson, 3. Lloyd Dunk. Jackson Bros. Trophy-Iron sights 150 yards: 1. Sam Mc- Gee, 2 Lloyd Dunk, 3. Earl Ward. King Edward Hotel 150 yards Scope: 1. Terry Web- ber, 2. Sam McGee, 3. George Pohn. Blackburn Trophy Tight group 200 yards: 1. Dan King, 2. George Forish, 3. Louis Pat- terson. Thornton and Sons Trophy- Muzzle loader: Earl Ward. 2. Jack Appleby, 3. Louis Patter- son. Lenard's Esso Trophy-Grand Aggregate: I. Kurt Mitchell, 2. Lloyd Dunk, 3. Rick Kucheran. The Oldrnan River Gun Club was very appreciative for the support shown, both by the con- testants and trophy donors. Daley Creek reunion held GRANUM (HNS) The an- nual Daley Creek Day reunion was held in the Granum Com- munity Hall with 44 guests signing the guest book. A "guess who photo" contest was convened by Heather Cox and won by Mrs. Roy (Laura) Baird. Chester Larng of Edmonton read a poem he had composed: "What It's Like to be 70." Mrs. Haven (Mary) Hoge gave a resume of highlights taken from the school board minutes from 1904 to 1917. Sire reported that the teachers sal- aries started at per year and land was taxed at 4Vi cents to (i cents per acre. This event will take place again on July 27, 1972. Cranbrook has surplus By NANCY MILES CIIANBROOK, EC. (Special) Publication of the city finan- cial statement for' 1970 by city treasurer collector Bland Hoover during that period, and recently released, shows sur- plus of on revenue of plus transferred pre- vious surplus of and reserve fund transfer of Direct taxation, including school levy accounted for of the revenue. Utilities, including the light system for tho first half of 1970, and lease to B.C. Hydro the second pro- vided while water sys- tem operations netted Government grants were 513. Licences and permits turned in Recreation and com- m unity services contributed well below tire collected city court fines of Education expendtiture led all others at Protection of persons and property, which in- cluded police and fire depart- ments came next at Social welfare costs were 601, and recreation and com- munity services costs Provincial social assistance eased burden of the former' at while revenue from the latter reduced taxpayer birrden by General government cost of which executive and legislative item (elected offici- als) was and admini- stration Other general government item of completed these costs. Debt charges, principal and interest, long-term and tempor- ary charges required Public works expendtiure was on streets, roads and othef projects. Joint expenditures included the city's share of re- gional district budget, and its share of the regional hospital capital budget. City debenture debt dropped slightly to from 660 the end of 1969. Unused bor- rowing power is listed at Water mains extended Jamboree days set to roll Saturday PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Plans arc well under way for Jamboree Days here. One of the highlights of this day will he tin; queen contest. Jamboree Days starts Satur- day, July 31. There will be a Little League ball tournament, teams from Barons, No- bleford and Picture Butte. In the Library Building a food and vegetable fair will be held. The firefighter's will end the day with a dance in the Elk's Hall. Sunday, Aug. 1, Urere will be a 35-mile bike race a Masons' Horseshoe Tourna- ment and the Royal Canadian Legion fastball tournament with teams from Turin, fron Springs, Park Lake and Picture Butte. On Monday, Aug. 2, the IOWTT will enjoy a civic holiday. To start activities for this day the Central School history Mrs. Sinclair's project TABER (HNS) The history of Central School, a long-lime land mark erected in 1910. is WARNING: SCHOOL OPENING SOON Now's the time to order World Book for your child. Call: HAZEL McKENZIE Lethbridge, Alberta 526-4213 Collect to be written during the sum- mer' months by Mrs. Virginia Sinclair, secretary at the school. The compilation of such a history, with all its nostalgic implications, was suggested by long-time resident Alex S'tew- art. He, along with many others, will assis. with resource material. Mrs. Sinclair will be close to her subject, being tire daughter of the well-known janitor at the school, Pops Layton. Lions pancake breakfast will be held at the skating rink at 7 a.m. At a.m. a giant parade will be the Royal Purple Srnor-. a kdies fastball tournament, gasbord. variety show, the crowning of The big event of Jamboree Days will be the Elks' Anra- will be held and at noon there, teur Rodeo. There will also be tire queen and the dance, at which the draw for will be made. VISITS GRANDPARENTS TURIN (HNS1) Visiting the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jorgcnson was their grand- daughter, Lori Conley of Wood- land, Calif. Mrs. Clarence (Margaret) Jorgenson and daugto'er, Mrs. Norman (Lynn) Biluk, and children of Red Deer accompanied Lori Conley to her home. SAVE 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFtER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT INUTE UFFLER INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 509 6th Avenue South JAMBOREE DAYS Advertising Picture Suite's Jamboree Days to be beld from July 31 to Aug. 2 are Donna Mehalko, Mrs. Velva Haney and Joyce Mehalko. They're decorating ibe windows of a Picture Butte store. Queen contestants are Mrs. Carol Sumerset, Mrs. Peggy Watson, Mrs. Marilyn Charlesworth, Mrs. Anna Watson, Velva Haney and Mrs. Juanita Vance. P. Johnson Photo 150 Spar wood members set to launch store NATAL (HNS) Al a re- cent meeting of the S'parwood Co-op, arrange ments were completed for the establish- ment of a full line grocery store in the district. Co-op membership now num- bers about 150, large enough to support a store. Immediate plans call for j leasing the former Gaal Store at Natal. Preparation of the building is to c o in m e n c c t immediately and start-up is an- j ticipated within a month. j The store will be open to members only and will oper- ate as n direct charge Each member will be assessed i a weekly service charge for: the operation of lire s'.ore. All goals will be marked at landed cost or wholesale and freight combined. The budget for the initial op- cr'ation was based on a weekly service charRe lo members of Tho store will carry fresh produce, all grocery items and frozen, processed and cured meats. There will not be a fresh meat counter in the ini- tial stage. There will also be a mail order department for hardware and appliances. The local Co-op is lookuv; into the feasibility of operating a gasoline pump. Details of open hours will j have lo wait until a manager is employed. The store will likely be open about 20-hours each week and probably on the basis of four days of five hour's per day. Enquiries about the locr.l Co- op can be directed to Ezner DeAnna, Mrs. Joyce Ynndon, Jimmy Caldwell, John Desjar- dins or Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swancy. Taber Red Cross drive exceeds mark TABER (HNS) Tire spring campaign for Red Cross funds at Tabcr has exceeded its ob- jective of Campaign chairman Harlan forwarded to the provin- cial Red Cross office Mr Waddle expressed appre- ciation to Iris committee for the good general support of the public and to the volunteers 2.2 miles to 30.2 miles total, and sewers, storm and sanitary from 358 miles In 40.1 miles. Voters listing increased from .1.39.1 to and water ser- vices from to 3'271. Taxation assessed values for land from to 030, improvements in schools and hospi'.als to from in Other im- provements assessments arc re- porled at compared with in Population is officially up to through an extension of limits in from the offi- cial city census of Major February limits extension which took in populous Pine- crest, S'lalerville and Liftle Van Home will probably make this tally wildly unrealistic by now. School district homecoming BROOKS (Special) Brooks School District No. 2092 is plan- ning activities during the Labor Day weekend to mark its' 60th Anniversary. All former students, staff and others associated with the school are invited to a home- coming. Plans call for a display of school mementoes and equip- ment that were used in earlier years plus a general get-to- gether and tout1 of the present system. The display will lie set up in the local arena on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 4, 5 and 6, with the official cere- monies and tour set for the Sun- day afternoon. It is hoped that those attending will bring a pic- nic lunch and gather on the Take honors COUTTS (HNS) Coutts captured top honors at the women's slow pitch fastball tournament held in Milk River. Milk River girls' team placed second with the consolation go- ing to the Milk River women's team. MANY ATTEND BAHNWELL (HNS) A large crowd was in attendance at the annual LDS Pioneer Day celebration here. The primary associ a t i o n, the Barnwell School and Adult Band and the mutual organization took part in the day's activities. lawns beside the arena for per. Any attending who were at school in 1911 will be guests of lionor and souvenir ribbons will be presented to those former sup-1 students present. I Tliti Inan nf The loan of any mementoes or pioneer type artifacts will be appreciated. Further informa- tion may be obtained by con- tacting Brooks School District. Sivim program draws 38 TURIN (HNS) Thirty-eight youngsters have registered for lessons in a two-week swim- parent accompanies and super- vises the group each day. The bus leaves the Gulf Statroa at ming program in Picture Butlt. IPr.'lO a.m. and returns at The youngsters are divided P-nl- into five groups: pre-beginners, beginners, juniors, interme- diates, and seniors. During the first hour' they have lessons and the second hour is used for practice- This year, as in the previous two years, a school bus is being used. Mrs. Mike (Vivian) Tro- fanenko is the bus driver. One Colemau youth is top recruit COLEMAN (CNP Pte. J. J. Cocciolone, son ofj Mr. and Mrs. Tony Cocciolone of Coleman, has graduated from the Canadian Forces rec- ruit school in Nova Scotia. He received the Command- ants Shield for best all-around recruit after completing his 11 weeks of basic training. Pte. Cocciolone attended school in Coleman, where he was born, and graduated from the Horace Allen High School in 1970. Farewell masses COALDALE (HNS) Rev. Michael Clifford conducted his farewell masses at St. Am- brose Catholic Church here re- cently. He has accepted an ap- pointment in New Orleans, Lou- isiana. Prior to assuming his new post, he will visit relatives and friends in his homeland, Ire- land. He has been pastor of the Coaldale parish since May of 1970. He was a missionary priest in Nigeria for 27 years before being called back to Canada. Al Foder, chairman of the parish council, thanked Father Clifford for his efforts on behalf of the local congregation. SCHEDULE SERVICES COUTTS (HNS) Coutts United Church will hold regu- lar churcb services at 1 p.m., starting Sunday, Aug. 1. Rev. Graham Dickie is the new minister. SPECIAL PURCHASE SALE WESTINGHOUSE "FROST-FREE" 13.8 Refrigerators Mcinu. Sugg. List Price 379.95 NOW AT CAPITOL FURNITURE ONLY CHARGE G. Waddle rcporlpd Icnse einls who gitvc amply of Ihcir lime of tho drive hr.vo nmv hem lied in making the dnor-lo-diHir can- up, wilh a total donation of i vass aud other collections. CONVENIENT TERMS! OR USE YOUR CHARGEX CARD COMPARE! YOU'LL BUY WESTINGHQUSE! Frost free Attractive styling Big capacity Modern features 17Vi Ib. meat keeper Full width crisper Butter compartment Adjustable shelves Compact forced-air cooling system with 5 year warranty Can be built-in Lifetime magnetic door seals Attractive handles woodgrain accents COLORED REFRIGERATORS IN SAME MODEL ONLY 10 Extra SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED! 326-521 STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-8578 ;