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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Scouting By CA. Weekes Here we are well along into June and despite poets, June days are not so rare with chilly winds making us put our shirts back on after tak- ing them off on hot sunny in- tervals in the garden. How are your gardens and window boxes fellows? Remember that Gardener's Badge and whether you pre- fer vegetables or flowers makes little difference. Why not try a few tomatoes or cucumbers in warm sunny areas? Fertilizer and plastic tents will help to produce that eight pounds to the plant they grow outdoors at Brooks. Water well if your district is short on rain. By the way, if the longer, more spindly flowers you set out are wind-whipped just use those 48-ounce fruit juice tins open at both ends to put over the plants. And, speaking of rhubarb, take a jar of chopped, well sugared rhubarb out with you on that weekend or overnight camp. Add water in a sauce pan and a small pinch of salt. Eat with bread and butter or cookies. Tasty? You bet! The Jamborette is shaping up for July 2-7 and Scout Ex- ecutive Bob Jenkins has been hauling in more new canoes. Our old friend Ray Babbs has been settling in again at Camp Impccsa so all speaks well for summer camping of all sorts. Want a job as a Service Scout? Write to the Camping D e p a r tracnt, Boy Scouts, South Alberta Region, 217 12th St. A South, Leth- bridge. Be sure to give your name, age, address phone number, how far >ou are along in Scouting, and give two references from adults who know you. You should do this immediately stating what weeks you are avail- able. The Jamborette will have no less than 14 programs. Camp chief will be Don White; deputy camp chief vrill be Dr. Scott Angus who will be in charge of sub- camps and all camping. Scouter Colin Oddie is in charge of programs while Scouter Leo Toone will be in charge of administration which includes a canteen. There is a great need for adults as service Get a registration form and reg- ister. Scouts will be there from Saskatchewan and B.C. and all over Alberta. Each group should make every Scout, Adventurer and Leader is registered whether going to camp, Jam- borette, or travelling as members of the move- ment. This makes you sure of insurance protection. Greetings and a happy sa- lute go to Scouter Tom Hart who is our new provincial commissioner. Our provincial president is Rev. Jack Purdic. Our warmest south Alber- ta regional greetings go to National Executive John L. (Mac) MacGrCgor. He is re- cuperating from a heart at- tack in an Ottawa hospital. A happy and speedy re- covery, Mac! We note that Nanton Scouts and Cubs took advant- age of the open house held in the RCMP office. We only hope many others in other towns did the same. We know Stavely boys and leaders did so. A big item was the Por- cupine Hills Barbecue at Wil- low Creek Park. Someone once wrote about "us amphibious Canadians" and it looks as if the TJHey Scouts qualify. They built their own boats and cruised down river through rapids and all to the Medicine Hat bridge. What they saw and did will be a permanent me- mory to boys and leaders. Good going, John Desjardins, Ron Dahl and Joe Simo and crew! Also qualifying are the boys and leaders of the Sec- ond Foremost Troop on the Victoria Day weekend. They travelled some 60 miles from Macleod Meadows to Canal Flats on the Kootenay River. Two 40-foot rafts ac- commodated the 48 boys with a 20-foot raft for supplies. Congratulations go to Lead- >TS Gordon Povrelscn, Harian Ca'ioon, Ralph Briltner and fellow voyageurs! From Kilmarnock, Ayr- shire in Scotland a letter ar- rived the other day from Lord Rowallon. We had writ- ten him after bearing that he was in failing health. By all accounts he is busy and ac- e, far indeed from being an invalid. He was Chief Scout of the Commonwealth when Mrs. Weekcs and myself first met him in Edmonton back in 1346. Later we met him at the 8th World Jamboree at Nia- gara-on-the-Lake in 1955. Sir Ian Boitcn at Stirling gave me his address and now nothing will do but that we must visit him on our next trip to Scotland. That fel- lows, is something that we will do. This week sees me in dear old Impeesa. This time we will be assisting in a school ecological camp. Just a little pre-amble to the Jamborctte. Good hunting, all! U.S. MARSHALS FORECLOSURE AUCTION Grain Processing Plant and Real Estate SUNBURST BIOCHEMICAL WORKS, INC. CONRAD, MONTANA Tuesday, June 19th 1.00 P.M. LOCATION' Plant located 2Vi nv'es north of Conrad on old High- way 91. Con-ad is 64 miles NW of Great Falls on Infer- Itate 15. TE'MS: Terms of sale an cash, to pert) imme-ia'ely upon close of the auction. INSPECTION Premises will be available for inspection on cy, June 18th, to 4.00 p.m. or for appointment call Had- Auction Company. (303) 428-7568. GRAIN PROCESSING EQUIPMENT Double Ribbon Mixer, Strong- Scott TA, 40" x Double drum dryer, 10 HP, speed re- ducer 8VJ: 1; Slurry pomps, with motors, 5 HP; Monogram fan, power and blower. Steam Boiler, Acme, 1507 sq. ft. 300 HP Steam Tube Drier, Rotary, General 6' x 35', 10 HP Motor Plus many more items too numerous to mention. BUIIOING and RIAL ESTATE Approximately 10.95 acres located miles north of Conrad, Montana on Old Highway 91 with all improve, ments. For Furthar Fn'o motion Contact: RADCLIFFE AUCTION CO. DENVER, COLORADO Phone (303) 428-7568 Fantin named mayor BLAIRMOKE (CNP Bureau) Ernie Fantin was elected by acclamation as mayor of the town of Blairmore at nomina- tions held here Friday. An election for two vacancies on the town council will be con- tested July 6 as six ratepayers have entered their names to run for council. Entered in the race are Frank Capron, a school teacher; Dennis Clarke a motel owner operator; Joe Giza, Jr, equipment operator; Frank Lightbound, forest rang- er Luigi Tamborini, a food ser- vice manager; and John Ul- rich, a garage operator. Council now includes council- lors Dr. L. R. Amundsen, Ernie Luini, Sam Goodman and Wal- lace Aebli. Retiring from council are Don Dececco, moving to Calgary, former Mayor George Wait, who has moved to Fort St. John and Ernie Fantin, who resigned from council to run for mayor. The polling stations will be set up in the Blairmore Elks Hall and will be open from 10 am. to 8 p.m. TAXES EASED CLARESHOLM It was rec- ommended by Blair Hurt that the business tax assessment on the art shop be reduced from to It was moved by cc-.incillor Paul Andersen that the court of revision adopt tits recommendation of Mr. Hurt Mwtfry, Junt 11. THE LfTHMIDOl HBULD J District Hews In Brief Flatlands district scouters ROSS GlBB photo Boy Scout leaders, from left, Ed Shimbashi, Jack Gray, Claude Leeks and Ken Ferguson gather at Taber for the Flatlands District annual meeting. Mr. Shimbashi looks on as district president Gray receives congratulations from regional president Leeks. Mr. Ferguson is pleased with the new appointment. HOUSE DEMOLITION CLARESHOLM It was recently moved by councillor Le Grandeur that an order be issued for the demo'ition of the Laboret residence (Lots 7 to 12, Block 82, Plan 147N) in accor- dance with bylaw 821 of the nuisance bylaw. WANTS CRACKDOWN CLARESHOLM Art Nelson ind fellow supporters asked council to remedy the dog prob- lem in and around 48th Are. E. Mr. Nilson and his support- ers were assured by dog com- mittee chairman councillor Stoklosa that something would be done to remedy this prob- lem in the very near future. I SEEK STEP GRANT j COALDALE (HNS) The! town is making an application for a grant from the Student Temporary Employment Pro- gram (STEP) of the provincial government for about If the grant is received tv, o stu- dents will be engaged in tennis court development, planting and maintenance of a tree nur- sery and planning and design- ing park development in the town. OVER THE TOP COALDALE The Red Cross divisional office at Cal- gary has had word that the spring campaign for funds in Coaldale has gone "over the top" by more than 30 per cent. The was set at and to date has been collect- ed. OK KEY LOCK COALDALE (HNS) Town council has approved an oil firm's application to install a key lock pump system at its bulk outlet here. Town council staied the contracts must con- tain the proviso that the cus- tomer use the petroleum for commercial work and not for automobile pleasure use. STUDENT OFFICE COALDALE (HNS) Some financial assistance and facili- ties for an office is given by the Town of Coaldale for the student manpower office for the Coaldale area during July and August. And for menthol, get pack. WARNING: The Department of National Health and Welfare advises that danger to health increases with amount smoked. ;