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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta BILL GROENEN photo Carmangay women acquire loom Mrs. Willam (Bertha) Gray tries her hand at the Little Bow Community Club loom as Mrs. Victor (Mabel) Rowe of Barons and Mrs. Rena Burns, Mrs. Adolph (Ruth) Shu- maker and Mrs. Norman (Judy) Hildreth, all of Carmangcry, look on. Little Bow Community Club members learn to weave By RUTH SHUMAKER Herald News Service Weaving is fun as well as an inter- esting and worthwhile hobby. Since a great deal of inter- est had been shown in weav- ing and the fact that a good used loom could be pur- chased from the Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre, the Little Bow Community Club acquired the loom and set it up on the lower floor of the Little Bow Hospital. Mrs. Cynthia Russell from the Bowman Art Centre, a member of the Weaver's Guild, kindly came up, threaded the loom and gave a few lessons to start the wo- men weaving. As a part of the New Hori- zon program for senior citi- zens the Little Bow Commu- nity Club is setting up a craft shop to show what the senior citizens can contri- bute to a community. They hope to have an in- teresting display of articles, made on the loom, for their craft shop and also at their booth at the agriculture fair being held in Carmangay Aug. 6. Mrs. William (Bertha) Gray, who has a similar loom, showed how to make some of the many beautiful designs that can be made on different articles. Mrs. Gray has turned out some beautiful rugs, pillows, dresser scarfs and b e d- spreads, to mention a few ar- ticles, on her loom. HuntsviUe School track meet held IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Sunshine and a strong wind greeted children and teachers of the HuntsviUe School here More district on page 8 for their recent annual track meet. The students were divided into three competing teams the Honda's, the Kawasaki's, and the Barley's. The Honda's won with 206 points. Events included the standing and running broad jump, high jump, ball throw, relays, tug- o-war, three legged races and dashes. A lunch of hot dogs, chips, your pop and candy bars was sold at noon by the women of the Home and School Association. Miss Noble honored at breakfast IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Miss Marcia Noble, bride-elect, was recently honored at a small breakfast shower at the home of Mrs. Gloria Miller. Guests were members of the Iron Springs Sunday School staff. Thursday, 14, 1973 THE LETHMIDGI Hit AID 3 f Elks and Order of Royal Purple install officers H Gryschuk, left, of the Blairmore Elks, and Bob Liddell, chief- Irene Filafilo of the Colemem Order of the Royal Purple stands behind tain of the Coleman lodge, stand before district deputy Ron Callings of Gryschuk and Liddell. Purpledom's petrol team stand ready to assist in Coleman to be installed exalted rulers. Assistant installing officer Mrs. the ceremony. Supper and dancing concluded the event. DISTRICT Commemorative stamps urged for B.C.'s Dewdney, Phillipps By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK federation British Pre con- Columbians The Lethbridge Het Correspondent in Your At PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON ea 732-4449 627-3257 752-3054 647-2463 327.9661 758.6662 228-3920 News PINCHER CREEK MRS. ED LUNN RAYMOND MRS. DEIIA WOOIF MASINASIN 1 MRS. FRED MUELLER SHAUGHNESSY S MRS. ALICE E. WADE 1 SPRING COULEE 7- M3S. RON HANSEN f STAVtLY MRS. VIOLET CLANCY A y Contact these people for your District I or Classified Bingo slated for June 16 NANTON The next bingo, slated for June 16, will have a progressive bingo of and the snowball wiU be There was the usual capacity crowd at the games at the Nan- ton community centre. Edgar Dewdney and Michael Phillips, separate contributors to Kootenay history, were dis- cussed at the recent annual East Kootenay Historical Asso- ciation meeting at Grasmere. Their national recognition on commemorative postage stamps will be urged by the as- sociation. Handsome and educated, Mi- chael Phillips, "County English- is believed the first man through the Crowsnest Pass in 1872 and locater of its coal. He worked unhappily in the 1860s as Hudson's Bay factor at the present Fort Steele site during Wild Horse gold rush days. After confederation, he transferred to federal service more happily as Indian agent for Tobacco Plains country on the Kalispell Trail. He married Mary Rowan of the Koctenay Indian tribe and one of their 12 children, Mrs. Alice Parnell of Phillipps Cany- on, Fernie, and Vancouver, was nominated a s s o c i a tion life member in absentia at the meeting. Mr. Phillips died in a wagon runaway at the canyon ranch he operated in 1916 at the age of 73 years. Edgar Bewdney was the i Purpose of the trail was to downy Royal Engineers officer prevent illegal seepage of gold who led construction of nearly j (in saddlebags) from Wild 300 miles of the four foot wide Dewdney Trail from Hope across range after range with- in certified British territory in 1865. It starts at Hope and its Fish- erville (Wild Horse) terminal two miles are now restored. Horse to the United States in- stead of its taxable destination, Victoria. Dewdney, a few years later, was commissioner for the N o rt h west Territories when they included Alberta and Sas- katchewan area, and was a dip- lomatic negotiator in Indian- railway construction hostilities of 1884-5 when the railway route was disputed. Excellent portraits of both men are on display at the Fort Steele museum, and their fea- tures would grace any stamp collection and permanently rec- ognize their roles in Kootenay history. Mrs. Scherer was born in Crimea Faith pioneer dies FOREMOST Faith dis- trict pioneer Mrs. Jacob (Christina) Scherer died re- cently and the funeral service was held at Cainrose. Born March 1, 1887, in Crimea, Russia, she died June 8 at Medicine Hat. where she had been a resident of St. Joseph's Home for the Aged for nearly two years. In 1909 she married Jacob Scherer and they came to this country in 1910. They homesteaded in the Faith district of southern Al- berta. In 1935 she was prede- ceased by her husband Jac- ob. 40th wedding anniversary inarked with family dinner CLARESHOLM (Special) Mr. and Mrs. Alex Bell cel- ebrated their 40th wedding an- niversary with a family dinner in the Blue Room of the Flying N" Chuckwagon and Hitching Post here recently. All the family members were present: Mr. and Mrs. John (Florence) Matz and five chil- dren, Burdett; Mr. and Mrs. Leo (Jean) Haugen and five children, who ranch west of Claresholm; Mr. and Mrs. Gor- don (Anna Mae) Mifflin and two children, Claresholm; Rob- ert Bell at home; Mr. and Mrs. George Dione Coal- durst; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Vance (Mrs. Vance is Mrs. Bell's sister and was her Claresholm; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Clifton (brother of Mrs. Claresholm; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burton (Mrs. Jurton is the sister of Mr. Claresholm. Wallace Bell was his broth- er's best man at the wedding nit is in hospital and was un- able to attend the party. Music was supplied by Mrs. Vance and Dave Clifton for an Pool set at Pincher PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek swimming pool is ready to go. A busy schedule is planned for the remainder of June. June ll, and every weekday morning the Early Bird swim will be held 7 to 8 a.m. Competitive swim, 8 to 9 a.m. School instruction 9 a.m. to p.m. Women's Stroke Improvement to p.m. Public Swim 4 to 5 p.m. Competitive swim 5 to 6 p.m. Royal Life Saving 6 to 7 p.m. Anyone interested in Synchro- nized Swim will meet at the pool from 12 noon to 1 p.m. HELP BUY STOVE COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Arts and Crafts Club recently presented a cheque of to the Town of Coaldale for the itchen range in the Ccaldale Sporlsplex. Mrs. Ida Wiens, treasurer, and Mrs. Anne Boehr, president, made the presentation to Mayor A. F. Blakic. sing- hour's dancing and for a song. Elizabeth Clifton and Alex Bell were married at the bride's home west of Granum by Kev. Arthur Rowe of Gran- um. Since their marriage they have lived on. a ranch 23 miles west of Claresholm. In 1948 she married George Schmidt from Peace River and upon retirement they took up residence at Cainrose. Predeceased by her hus- band George in 1962, a son, George P. Scherer in 1965 and a step-daughter. Mrs. Nick (Bertha) Meier in 1967, she leaves to mourn two sis- ters. Jacobina and Caroline in Siberia, Russia: a daugh- ter. Mrs. Simon (Betty) Mar- thaller, Taber; two sons, Henry J., Foremost, and John D., Calgary; stepdaughters, Mrs. Martin (Mary) Gram- lich, Mrs. Tony (Eleanor) Wallisser, Mrs. Otto (Mina) Witt, Mrs. Pete (Elizabeth) Feth, Mrs. Armand (Frances) Daigle, Mrs. Bruce (Theresa) Campbell, Mrs. Sig (Annie) Manseth: stepsons, George, Rudy and William Schmidt; 19 grandchildren, 30 great- grandchildren, and 60 step- grandchildren. Funeral service was held June 11 in St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church at Camrose with Rev. Father Raymond Guimond officia- ting. Pallbearers were grandsons Laverne, Dale, Jim and Bob Scherer. Vincent and Lynn Marthaller. Pattisons Funeral Home, Medicine Hat, and Burgars Funeral Home, Camrose, were in charge of the ar- rangements. Boiiertz tries for governor CREEK The Pincher Creek Lions Club has announced it is presenting Law- rence F. Bonertz for the post of District Governor of District 37D for the 1973-74 term. This district embraces south- ern Alberta and northern Mon- tana. Having been a member the local Lions club since 1965, he is holder of six perfect atten- dance pins, was club president during 1968-69, zone chairman 1971-72, and deputy district gov- ernor 1972-73. He has attended four Lions mid-winter conferences, and at- tended two district conventions. He retired from farming in IMS, has been an executive member of the Community Centre organization, a Grand Knight cf the Knights of Co- lumbus, a member of St. Mi- chael's Parish Council, and chairman of St. Michael's School board. Mr. and Mrs. Bonertz have four grown children, two sons and two daughters. Mounted patrol rides again Saturday Fort ceremony FORT MACLEOD Fort Macleod residents will witness a colorful ceremony on June 16 at 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Fort Museum. At that time, the RCMP mounted patrol instructors Cpl. Dave Rooke, Const. A r n i e Brooks and Const. E. R. Wheel- er %vill officially turn the North West Mounted Patrol troop over to Dr. John Walker, pres- ident of the Fort Macleod His- torical Association. F o 11 o ing inspection, the troop of eight will perform a mini-musical ride. The ride is patterned after the RCMP Mu- sical Ride but has eight, rather than 32, riders. NEW DAYTON WINS NEW DAYTON (HNS) Re- csntly double-header exhibition baseball was played here be- tween New Dayton and a team from Lethbridge. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Oecoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 Home of fine Brazier foods Dairii Queen brazier Friday and Saturday Only! JUNE 15th and 16th Big Brazier Burger French Fries 1 Milk Shake SALE NORTH STORE ONLY 1 'let's ALL GO TO DAIRY QUEEN" 516 13th STREET N. PHONE 327-4855 North Store EAT, DRINK a nd be MERRY! ;