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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta y, Juni 19, 1972 THE U7HBRIDGE HERAID 3 HAPPY WANDERERS PERFORM AT SPRING CONCERT The theme for Ihe concert was Sing a Rainbow and the Happy Wanderers did just that, IhriHing the audience at the R. I. Baker School spring concert al Coaldale. Dick Humphreys is conducting the junior high girls' chorus. Oeloy Wight Photo Ji LOOKING AFTER THE INNER MAN B oy am I ever hungry. Mr. Ashford of Clares- holm hos just come through the serve yourself line at the Boy Scout Barbecue held at Willow Creek provincial park. Cemetery has friend in Mrs. Leeck STIRLING (HNS) Ceme- tery committee president Ken Peterson has received notice that was left by Uie form- er Sarah Earl Leeck for the development and maintainance of these grounds. A total of of this money will be allotted yearly. Mrs. Leeck's first husband, Joseph Earl, was a teacher and principal of the Stirling School for tliree years In the 1920s Mr. Earl and Mrs. Leec have been buried in the Stirlin Cemetery. Mr. Leeck is residing Lethbridge. PREMIER VISITS SPARWOOD B.C. Premier W. A. C. Bennett dials with Sparwood Mayor Louis Ungaro and Mrs. Ungaro and Mrs. H. Keyes, wife of the mayor of tho Village of Elkford. Other photo: Mayor Ungaro presents a gift to the premier. The occasion was the premier's recent visit to Sparwood. Latka Photos. Miss Mellom honored as July wedding nears ENCHANT (HNS) A show- 1 was held for Miss Linda Mellom. She is exchanging vows with -awrence Virostek in July. A short program was held, Liq offe uor nces increase TABER (HNS) The Influx of migrant native beet workers has stepped up the activities of the local police department following a pattern that has existed over the past several years. The department reported 67 convictions during May as com- pared with 49 for April and 54 for the same month last year. The noticeable increase was the liquor section with 22 cases reported. Last month the number was five. In addition, 13 people were housed in the cells overnight for a cooling off (sobering up) period. Half of the 36 convictions under the highway traffic act were for speeding with heavy fines paid by careless driving and leaving the scene of an ac- sith Mrs. V. Howg organizing .he evening. Helping Miss Mellom with her many gifts were her moth- and Mrs, Mary Virostek opening, Mrs. Janette Peter- son, recording and Mrs. Hellar, placing. Linda very graciously thank- ed the women for the gifts and .he hostesses for putting on the shower. Lunch was supplied and serv- ed by the hostessess J, Peter- son, T. Hellar, J. Wiest, M. Snider, K. Wicst, W. Tonnison, V. Howg, D. Virostek, S. Sev- ertson, S. Peterson and K. Wiest. cident. Criminal Code cases num- bered nine, compared with four in April. They included im- paired driving, public distur- bances, assault and theft. During May, police gated 19 motor vehicle accl dents including 11 of a minoi nature. The major accidents involved four minor injuries and the total damage was re- ported at Heart of the West recalls history of Barons Miss Downey runs hurdles at Kelowiia NATAL (HNS) Miss Mary- lyn Downey of the Sparwood Secondary School recently par- ticipated in the British Colum- bia High School track meet at Kelowna. She represented the Kooten- ays. Her event was the 80 meter hurdle. Miss Downey, a Grade 9 stu- dent, qualified when she placed second in the East-West Koot- enay track meet held earlier at Cranbrook. event was Her 15.2 time for the seconds. The winner of the event completed the run in 11.9 seconds. Miss Downey placed first tlie East Kootenay track meet with a time of 15.4 seconds. This was tlie first time the Sparwood Secondary Schoo has been represented at the provincial track meet. Other students who competed in the East-Wset Kootenay Track Meet were Stewart Mit- chell, senior boys shot put, and Robert Baher, meter race. By JUNE COWIB Herald News Service BARONS The long-await- ed Barons history boot, Wheat Heart of the West, was unveil- ed in Barons Community Hall recently. An estimated 400 people at- tended. Oldtimers Jpurnied from Cali- 'ornia, Ontario, British Colum- bia, Saskatchewan and many Alberta points to attend. One person came from Leb- anon. Following a short program in which the Question Mark gave musical selections and Mrs. Barbara Gullickson rendered vocal solos, master of cer- emonies Rudy Kotkas intro- duced MLA Ray Speaker. He commended the book commit- tee for its fine effort. Mayor Dennis Johnson un- veiled the book. Many oldtimers were intro- duced and dates of earlier sel- lers in the area were noted. Otto Wobick came the ear- iest and has remained to this ay. The everting was spent in reminiscing with old friends no! reliving and enjoying old memories. Horner visit June 23 TABER (HNS) The date of the southern Alberta visit of Alberta's deputy premier and minister of agriculture Dr. Hugh M. Horner has been ad vanced live days. The trip scheduled for Wed- nesday, June 28, will now take place on Friday, June 23, due to a special meeting of the pro- vincial cabinet called by Pre- mier Peter Lougheed for June 28. Hours of the visit to Taber have not been changed from the a.m. arrival time pre- viously announced. PICTURE ion of Order of the Royal Pur- )le officers took place here un- ler district deputy Arlene 'rice. She was escorted by the drill earn and was presented with a corsage. She was assisted by Evelyn Watson as assistant in- stalling officer and Ardis branch as secretary pro-tern. Wild a Murray, Rain- raw and Ann Watson were pre- sented with a bar and jewel. Marg Watson thanked all and presented district deputy Arlene Price with a gift. Lunch was eaten. Recently the drill team help- ed install officers at the Barons Lodge. Recently YOU CANT BEAT ROAST BEEF YOU HAVE TO CARVE IT Sack lo camera, Al Hayes, carving in while opron, Bert Ohfer, and second carver, Helmer Carlson of Stavely take part in Boy Scouf do. Alberta Roast beef barbecued In 25-pound roasts vanishes as quick as it can be served as peopFe are fed at the Porcupine Hills District Boy Scout annual barbecue. Swihart Photos BRINGS OWN CHAIR The picnic tobies are all full. Miss Maisie Beddoes of For Macleod has solved the prob- lem. She brought her own lawn chair to the Boy Scout barbecue. Porcupine Hills scouters see sky-divers drop in By JEAN SWIHART Special Correspondent FORT MACLEOD The third annual barbecue sponsor- ed by the Porcupine Hills Dis- trict Council of the Boy Scouts was a bang-up affair. met guests at the gate of Willow Creek Park and di- rected them to the parking area. From here taxi service was available to the barbecue site. Seven slicers were kept busy supplying the tasty Alberta roast beef for people. They filed by and served them- selves on an "all you eat" basis. Most of the 800 pounds of beef was eaten along with 16Wozen buns. Fork and relish and hot and cold drinks completed the meal. Slicing the meat were chefs Hay Ohler, Walter Sunquist, Bert Ohler, Al Hayes, Maxine Oher, Ina Ohler and Jack Be- atlie. Art Dee and the Claresholm Band played rousing music during the" two-hour supper pe- riod. Following the meal the Cal- gary Parachute Club created excitement. Dr. John Walker of Fort Macleod flew the four divers to the drop site. Diving were Glen Black of Stavely; Ken Muir, Doug Kong and Don Armit, all of Calgary. The first three men used the para-commander chute. It fea- tures a high performance can- opy and Is easily maneuvered with steering tackles. The first two men overshot tlie target due to a decrease In the wind velocity between Uie first pass over and their jump. The second drop was right on target. Don Armit used a para- plane chute which only expe- rienced jumpers may use, He bag jumps to bis credit. There was a ground crew o four. They were acting as safety unit. President of the council is Dr Rob Lancaster of Fort Mac- leod. He was most pleased with (he tremendous response by the committee, the parents and Ihe general public in making the affair to successful. The buffet lunch table was centred by a large cake dec- orated with the Wheat Heart of the West motif. Sale of books was brisk for the night. Copies may he ob- tained from Mrs. Betty Fraser or Mrs. Irma Smith. Purpledom's district deputy ns'talls Picture Butle slale the OORP enter- .ained about 67 senior citizens at the Elks Hall here. Lunch was served. The high school band orchestra played a few old melodies. Bingo was played. Picture Butte officers are: Marg Watson, honored royal lady; Hazel Fletcher, past lady; Lois Davy, associate lady; Margaret Larler, loyal lady; Ann Watson, lecturing lady; Helen Vincent, secretary; Helen Benci, historian; Lucille Rainbow, treasurer; Margaret Damuth, chaplain; Shirley Medvie, conductress; Martha Silsbe, inner guard; Lois Erickson, outer guard; and Wilda Murray, pianist. Merchants torpedo parade TABER (HNS) Concerned that the Monday (Victoria Day) parade held in conjunction with the annual rodeo was not do- ing the businessmen any good, Taber Businessmen's Associa- tion has voted to withdraw support to the parade unless It is moved to the preceding urday. The Taber Rodeo Associa- tion has been so advised. Members of the TBA felt that the Saturday horse show needed a boost which the par- ade would provide and agreed to close shop during the hour of the parade. MOST LIKE COLD The greatest number of live in the cold waters of North Atlantic Ocean. 16FL.OZ. ATTHE REGULAR PRICE GET ANOTHER SALAD OFFER GOOD June 17 to 25 ONLY Colonel Sanders and his boys make it "finger FOOD and PASTRY SHOP 202T 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. Drive Phone 328-7751 ;