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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The South In short Hereford tour June 21 The annual Southern Alberta Hereford Tour, scheduled for the Fort Macleod and Claresholm districts, will be held June 21. The tour will start at Bob Zoeteman's farm at Pearce and will end at Hans Ulrich Farm at Claresholm with a barbecue. People interested in viewing good Hereford cattle have been invited to join the tour any time during the day. Eight Southern Alberta girls have been nominated to contest the Hereford Princess title. The girls are Brenda Hoyt of Del Bonita. Dianne Stringam of Fort Macleod, Leslie Johnson of Pincher Creek, Barbar Allen of Fort Macleod, Henny Machielse of Coaldale, Cheryl Tokariuk of Lethbridge, Holly Doenz of Warner and Lynne Anne Hart of Medicine Hat. The princess will be crowned following the barbecue. Lundbreck teacher honored LUNDBRECK Peter Iwasiuk Day was held in the Lundbreck Livingstone School auditorium recently to honor Peter Iwasiuk, retiring as principal of the school after 35 years of service. The Willow Valley Trophy Club held its 25th annual trophy shoot at the F. Lynch Staunton Ranch 12 miles north of Lundbreck Saturday. Playground program opens soon COALDALE (HNS) The Lethbridge County 26 southern recreational area will open three hour daily playground activities at Coaldale. McNally, Readymade, Sunnyside and Hardieville July 2. The program at each playground will be supervised by- trained leaders. Application forms are available at the recreation office here. Taber chamber meeting set TABER (HNS) Taber Chamber of Commerce President, Gordon S. Saunders has announced a general meeting of the chamber will be held June 20. one week earlier than had been planned initially. Business of the meeting will be the nomination and election of officers for the 1974 75 season to take office Sept. 1. Annual reports will be presented when the new officers are "sworn in" after the summer holiday. Chamber membership for 1974 stands at 120. one member short of the total reported last year. Blairmore Lion honored BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Don Thornton, a member of the Blairmore Lions Club for 28 years, was honored at a recent appreciation night on the occasion of his retirement from the club and as secretary of the Lions' Crowsnest Pass Music Festival. A resume of Mr. Thornton's activities with the Lions and his concentrated association with the music festival for the past 18 years was highlighted in a tribute paid to Mr. Thornton by Ferry Lonsbury. past president of the Lions. A gift of appreciation was presented to Mr. Thornton and his wife. Joris Kempers. president, expressed the Lions" appreciation to the music teachers and women who assist the Lions each year at the three day festival. Lions T. J. Costigan and Vern Decoux were presented with "old monarch" pins by Don Thornton, a past district governor. A social evening followed the banquet supper. Pension officer making visit Field, officer for the Canada Pension Plan. Rollie Stewart will be at Magrath and Cardston town halls June 13 to answer questions on the plan, old age security and the guaranteed income supplement. He will be in Magrath from to 11 a.m. and in Cardston from 1 to p.m. Swimmers sought in Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) Sportsplex swimming pool supervisor Chris Haufe is organizing a synchronized swimming club here and Rob Wilson, senior lifeguard, is seeking applications for a swimming club. Coutts man marks 84 years COUTTS (HNS) Russell Blackmer of Coutts was honored on his 84th birthday at a recent family reunion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Blackmer here. Sixty-two members of the 78-member family gathered. t Queen contest at Coutts rOl'TTS (HNS) Coutts Day queen contestants are Valeric Degenstein. Giflain Mills. Kathy Dangerfield. Debbie Debbie Lodermeier. Shelley Barrows and Ralna Crow Kaglc. The winner will be crowned on Coutls Day. June 22. II is sponsored by the Coutts High School Students' Union. Healing Substance... Shrinks Piles, Checks Itch I substance pnnen shrink repair tiaimmctl iriMiljMi." v.il1! .1 1-M- r.viiv! Mil-- li-V- i i'.c i; 111 ill's- ininli.l cclK .tn.! IL ,u i- i; H-- i'in- n -iv- Preparation IH Tuesday, June 11, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Schmidt will open museum at Pincher Waiting to suit up Competitors' equipment waits on tarmac Calgary man tops parachute meet A Calgary man recieved top jumper and over all winner awards at the Alberta provincial parachute meet in Claresholm Sunday. Peter Johnson was named top jumper after competition Candidate Muriel McCreary. 39, is the New Democratic Par- ty's choice in Crowfoot, Mrs. McCreary. nomin- ated by acclamation Sat- urday, lives on a small farm near Okotoks and is particularly interested in recognition for the work done by farm wives and the foreign investment is- sue She is 'president o1 the Unitarian Church of Calgary and of the High- wood Provincial NDP As- sociation. New Democrat Gloria J. A. McGowan came fourth in ihe last election with voles. Mrs. McCreary's cam- paign number is 683-7397. ended. The meet started Saturday morning but high winds delayed the competition until Saturday evening with the completion of the meet on Sunday. All winners in the provincial competition will go to the national meet in Edmonton the last weekend in June. Winners in the intermediate accuracy class were: Mike Pugweil. Calgary, first: Darcy Johnson. Calgary, second, and Holly Kenyon. of the Skyline" Club in Claresholm. third. In senior accuracy. John Carson. Edmonton, took first: with Peter Johnson, second, and Don Armit. Skyline Club, third. The accuracy contest has the jumpers parachuting from 2.500 feet and landing as close to a four inch disc as possible. Over all style was won by Peter Johnson. In second place Steve Sherman was of Calgary. A team from Kalispell. Mont., won first place in the relative work, but because the team was American it did not qualify for the national competition. Second place was won by Don Armit. of the Skyline Hub: Darcy Johnson. Mike Mahaffy and Terry Clarke, all of Calgary. Third place team was Glen Kenyon. Peter Johnson. Hick Smith and Murray Williamson, all of Calgary. Relative work is an 8.200 foot jump by a learn of four wuh about 30 seconds working lime. The Herald- District Ban on U.S. cattle be lifted' Crowfoot Liberal candidate Ernie Patterson says Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan will not lift a ban on slaughter cattle imported from the United States. Mr. Patterson said he talked to Mr. Whelan by telephone Monday. The minister told him talks held at the request of U.S. officials last week had not changed Canada's position. Mr. Patterson said the talks broke down because American officials failed to meet Canadian demands for government checked inspection facilities. Urtil the demands were met. no cattle would be allowed in for fear they had been fed the growth supplement DES. linked to cancer in rats. The candidate called the minister after Lethbridge constituency Progressive Conservative candidate Ken Hurlburt said the government would lift the ban to please Quebec consumers. Canadian cattlemen want the ban retained to keep up prices which would fall if cheap American beef flooded across the border. Mr Patterson accused Mr Huribur! of starting a hate campaign against Quebec voters. PINCHER CREEK (Special) Youth Minister Horst Schmid will perform the official opening of the Pincher Creek Museum at a ceremony in Kootenai Brown Historical Park, Pincher Creek, at 7 p.m. June 19. The Pincher Creek Community Band will play and the Peigan group of dancers from Brocket will entertain with two dances. 4-H champ nets per pound FOREMOST (Special) Jan Prins of the Pronghorn 4- H Beef Club took the grand champion honors at the Foremost show at Maverick Mardi Gras Days. John's calf, with a gross weight of 1.020 pounds and a net of 990 pounds, was placed first by judge Leo Doenz of Warner, over the Shortgrass Beef Club champion Theresa Garber who took reserve champion honors. Patti Van Staalduine was runner up in the Pronghorn Club Contest, and Maureen Garber runner up in the Shortgrass Club. Local buyers took the top two calves in the sale which followed. The trio of John Wutzke. Harold Wesley and Neil Slimmon paid a record price for the Foremost show of SI. 10 per pound for the grand champion. The reserve champion was purchased, also at a record price of 97'i cents a pound, by Max Kennedy of the Foremost Hotel. Grand champion and reserve champion trophies, donated by Foremost Lions Club and Bob Burton respectively, were both presented by Geoff Tagg. Some 60 calves from the two clubs were presented for sale, with the auction conducted by Perlich Brothers at the Foremost Civic Centre. A heavy rainstorm, preceded by a few minutes of heavy hail drove the sale indoors, but it still attracted a good number of buyers, many of them local. Ringmaster for the show was Floyd S n o r 11 a n d. president of the County of Forty Mile 4-H council. Master of ceremonies was district agriculturist Jim Birch of Foremost. The prize winning children's stories from the museum opening school contest will be heard. Prizes will be presented to these winners and the poster contest winners. Mr. Schmid. Alberta's minister of culture, youth and recreation will also present the museum with a chair from the Alberta legislative assembly. The chair was one of those used when the first sessions of the legislature were held in Edmonton's Terrace Building, before the provincial Legislative Building was constructed. Pincher Creek sculptor Leon Leseveque has loaned his new pioneer ploughman group for display in the museum at the opening. Mr. Levesque's Kootenai Brown and head of Jerry Potts are permanently on display in the museum. Pincher Creek's museum building was erected in 1972 and was first open to visitors last summer. The Pincher Creek and District Historial Society was organized in August. 1965. Other than filling and levelling the area of the historical park, the first accomplishment of the society was the bringing in of Kootenai Brown's cabin from its location about two miles east of the entrance of Waterton Lakes National Park. This move was completed Oct. 31.1970. In the fall of 1971 the Ward cabin was moved in from Drywood Creek. The year 1972 saw the erection of the museum building. In 1973 the Trophy- House was moved down from Main Street and a collection of farm machinery was begun. Expansion plans call for the moving in of a country school house as soon as possible and the provision of a carriage and machinery shed. In case "of poor weather, the ceremony will be held indoors at St. John's Anglican Church Hall on Main Street. District calendar The Nobleford Legion Auxiliary will hold its annual "strawberry tea" June 19 in the Nobleford Legion Hall The Nobleford fair committe will meet at 8 p.m. June 25 in the Noble Central School art room Discover The Low Cost of Lasting Beauty With New He's dead certain there's been mistake Permits up CKANRHOOK Special Twenty four building permits were issued in May to an estimated in now construction Thr tolal 1o dale this year is HJf permits authorizing in construction. Last year 147 permits wore issued in Ihc same period to S2.fl22.5nD in construction. VKRNON.n.r. -LOU Udell of Ycrnon. a sub lore-man lor British Columbia Hydro Ltd, is dead certain liberal income tax authorities have made a mistake Mr. Udell sent his income tax relurn to Ottawa March 4 claiming a S50 refund but about a month later his wife May. received a call from the income tax department asking his social insurance number Mrs. Udell cave the number but the call was terminated beiore she rould find out the problem By May 14. Mr. Udell was concerned that he had not received his refund although several of his friends, wfio filed their tax returns later. had already received theirs. Several telephone calls to the district office in Pentiction brought no satisfaction or refund until May 30 when the refund department called to say the department had a call from Ottawa saying Mr. Udell was dead. When asked wlwl 1 could do about it, the lady said to leave il with her." 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