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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, June 12, 1974 Annual Foremost Maverick Mardi Gras Days draws record crowd (Special i I) i a in a i to men t spec taile gla in01 and laughter It was all tliwe as (lowds took in three ot ac tion at Foieniost on the weekend as the (ommumU celebrated its annual Mavenck Maidi Gras (hailene Moreland 16 ot Uienthani took the 1974 Rodeo Queen title She was sponsored the Skill Ladies Vssociation and is a diade 11 student at Ravmond High School Miss Moreland won o e r three other contestants Hobvn Cowie ot the Koieinost Lions Club. S h Black o 1 t h e Slioitgiass 4-H Beet Club and Belts 0 Donnell oi on Stone Riding Association The girls were awarded rnaiks tor ticket sales hoi semanship personality and modelling Incitement and drama weie both in abundance afternoon as the rodeo caid completed with more than an houi oi chariot and chuckwagon races, the fust time this event has been staged in Foremost good number ot rigs were on hand lor the event sponsored bv the Porn Chai lot and Chuckwagon featuring duvers and ngs from southeastern Albeita and Saskatchewan Diarna exploded as one oi the i igs in the chariot racing tailed to negotiate the tight In st bend on the four-tenths of a mile oval track The rig (ia s he d through the protective snow fence scatteiing onlookers and damaging a trailer however in 11 a c u iI o u s 1 everyone escaped injury The flying horses and udeis battling head on in (louds oi dust against the clock brought enthusiastic- applause from the huge (iowd and seemed to indicate that this i o r in o i enteitamment well may be heie to stav in future years Two davs oi rodeo action in the George Ross Memorial Rodeo drew record crowds and exciting action The stock ot Shade and Sons provided the opposition as there were 200 entries in the six majoi events plus the ladies and junior barrel racing and the junior c o riding competitions The Saturday card leatured the queen contestants hoi semanship trials and the program saw a large number oi enthusiastic under- 12 s chasing a greased pig aiound the arena, to be eventually cornered and caught bv Mark Kabavama of Foremost Friday was 4-H day as members oi the Pronghorn and Shortgrass 4 H Beet Clubs showed their calves at the Civic Centre Overall Grand Champion honors went to John Pi ins of the Pronghorn Club, with Theresa Garber ot the Shortgrass club taking the Reserve Grand Champion trophy At the sale in the afternoon record prices were paid loi both the top two animals in the show, and both were purchased by local er s Cash bingo and carnival events .were staged on two evenings at the Community Hall bv the Foremost Elks Lodge Dances were staged on both evenings also, Blame Pobencmck's group presented a rock dance on the Friday evening and the local group The 0 K s provided the music foi Saturday s Rodeo Queen dance The floor resounded and the dust flew Saturday evening as the hall was jammed to the walls with enthusiastic supporters awaiting the announcement oi the 1974 queen by Lions President Veron Arnold Miss Moreland. clearlv surprised by her good iortune. was crowned by 1973 queen Mona Wutzke of Foremost The parade on Saturday morning was well up to its usual high standard showing none of the reduction in size experienced by other local parades The theme was "100 Years oi Service The R C M P Many of the floats represented the theme, and members of the force were much in evidence, leading the paiade. on the Lions float and in police cars The music of the Southern Alberta Pipe Band from Medicine Hat and the El Shrine Band from Lethbridge added considerably to the enjoy- ment ol the many spectators who lined the parade route Attendance at the free pancake breakfast prepared and set ved bv the Chamber of Commerce was slightly lower this vear though they catered to a steady stream of customers for more than two hours Saturday morning '00-SAVEN' says Mystery Prices are too hot to publish. Look for Mystery Sale features priced unbelievably low all this week at LMart. Prices effective June and 15. We reserve the right to limit quantities. NO MYSTERY ABOUT THIS SECRET SAMPLE PRIDE OF ARABIA COFFEE 1 Ib. R8t wt. pkg. NO MYSTERY ABOUT THIS SECRET SAMPLE Sweet Juicy Valencia ORANGES Medium Size NO MYSTERY ABOUT THIS SECRET SAMPLE GOVERNMENT INSPECTED WHOLE HAMS Olympic or Superior Fully cooked, Ib. Loblaw Choice Canada No. 1 Grade Dog Food Peaches I Cherries Red Ripe Straw- berries 15oz. net wt. tin Sliced or Halves 28 fl. oz. tin Sweet and Juicy Pint Baskets 2 for Government Inspected "All Beer BEEF SAUSAGE Bulk, LOBLAW LOBLAW Coffee Creamer 65 11 oz.net wt. FROZEN FOOD SNOWVALE SLICED CAL-FAME LEMONADE 6fl oz. Government Inspected Tastee The BBQ Favorite FRYERS c ASSORTED FLAVORS f% fl Jello Powders h g XH 3oz. K CLEANER gfl AH Pine-Sol 1 28 fl. 02. bottle.................................. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee MAPLE LEAF 4 fiQ Canned Hams 1 1 Ih. wf. tin_______.......................... 10 oz. net wt. jar BETTY CROCKER HAMBURGER and TUNA HELPER 7 oz. net wt. pkg.......................... KELLOGG'S Corn Flakes 24 oz. net wt. pkg. 1 55 75 89 Cut up, Tray Pack. Lb. 0 0 Government Inspected Fryer Parts DRUMSTICKS of THIGHS KRAFT PROCESS AAQ NABOB DELUXE Velveeta Cheese Tea Bags Orange Pekoe, Tray Pack. Lb. ;