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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, June 92, 1973 THE UTHMIDGI HttALD 3 Legion awards made at Pincher Veterans win 50-year pins Neil DeMeyer, left, president of the Pincher Creek branch of the Royal Canadian legion, recently received from Mrs. Shirley Andrews, auxiliary president, for the polio fund. Xavier Desbiens, centre, and Corbett Lynch-Staunton received 50-year pins. PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek Branch of the Canadian Legion held their annual awards night re- cently. 50-year pins were presented to Comrades Corbett Lynch- Staunton and Xavier Desbiens. Walter Mosely who was unable to attend also received a 50 year pin. 25-year awards went to Dave Bower, John Goodreau, John Green, Slim Wacher, John Ed Wiens, absent were Charlie Monti and Bill Robertson. Each year the Legion con- ducts a Remembrance Day es- say contest. Three young ladies from Pincher Creek were win- ners. At Branch level in the junior essay contest was Judy Fitz- patrick; first in junior poems STRICT NEWS Debbie Lee tops Foremost 4-H FOREMOST (Special) Debbie Lee of the Shortgrass 4-H Beef Club took the grand champion award at the Fore- most show held recently. Miss Lee, whose calf had a net weight of pounds, won out over reserve grand cham- pion Rick Mackenzie of the Pronghorn club. Li the club judging which preceded the grand champion- ship, the winners for the Short- grass club were Debbie Lee, Don Garber and Colleen Dix- son. In the Pronghorn club con- test, Rick Mackenzie placed first, Jan Prins second and Don Van Staalduine third. Forty calves were shown, and the judging was done by well- known Lethbridge business- man, Andy Brown. Floyd Snort- land, president of the County of Forty Mile 4-H Council was ri'J.g master. Regional 4-H spe- cialist, Milo Barfuss, and Fore- most district agriculturist, Del- ton Jensen handled the master of ceremonies duties. Dennis Gibb and Brian Maitland were showmanship judges. In the afternoon, 41 calves were offered for sale, realizing an average price of better than 53 cents a pound against the prevailing market price of 47 cents on the sale day. The grand champion calf was purchased by Ed Torsher, at 83 cents a pound, on behalf of Per- lich Brothers. The reserve champion went slightly higher. Bidding was generally fairly brisk from a good sized au- dience consisting of a large number of local buyers as well as representatives of outside companies. Some fluctuation in prices seemed to indicate that the buyers did not necessarily agree with the judge's placings with regard to some of the calves. 'Paddy wagon' for dogs and people COALDALE (HNS) A plan for improved dog control was unveiled at a recent meeting of town council. Upon a recommendation by Councillor Peter Letkemann, the following plan was agreed to by council: A vehicle will be purchased to service as a paddy wagon for taking persons to the police cells. r SECOND AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3888 AGENTS FOR: J. I. CASE DAVID BROWN TRACTORS DUAL LOADERS AND NOW ANDERSON RODWEEDERS SEE THEM ON DISPLAY NOW DAVID BROWN TRACTORS TRACTOR FIELD DEMONSTRATION CASE 2470 FOUR WHEEL DRIVE CASE 1175 TWO WHEEL DRIVE See for yourself why 4 wheel Shift and Personalized comfort is making the 2470 the tractor in your future! Location 4 miles south from Lethbridge Airport on Cardston Highway JUNE Time 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. LUNCH SERVED This vehicle will be used by the dog control officer for tak- ing dogs to the pound. A cage will be installed for the dogs. A police constable wiH serve as the dog control officer. This will be an off-duty extra job. AH complaints regarding dogs should be forwarded to the police department at 345- 4422. In the past, dog control has been jointly handled by public works and the police depart- ment. Turin pupils help TURIN (HNS) School Isn't all books and notes for Grades 5 and 6 pupils. They also learn to share their good fortune with less fortunate children around the world. Recently the pupils packed 23 health kits, each holding a towel, face cloth, soap, tooth- brush, toothpaste, comb and a surprise gift. Each kit is valued at The money was raised by the children with a "hungera- thon." Each of the pupils was sponsored by parents and friends. Their teacher, Mrs. Ellen McBeath has 20 years service as a Junior Red Cross teach- er-director. was Lori .McMurdo, second Dawn. Parkinson. In zone level in junior es- says, Judy Fitzpatrick; junior poems, first Lori McMurdo. At district level, Judy Fitzpatrick again placed first and Lori Mc- Murdo second. The girls receiv- ed certificates and checks for their efforts. Zone Commander Al God- dard, Fort Macleod, congratu- Ited the Legion executive for holding an impressive awards night, as did District Comman- der, Rusty Owens. Mr. Owens also was pleased with the co-op- eration of the schools and teachers. The response to the contest was good. Shirley Andrews, .president of the Ladies Auxiliary, pre- sented Neil DeMeyer, Legion president with a check for for the Polio Fund. The president presented Brad Anderson with his past-presi- dents' pin. Following the banquet, the evening was spent in dancing. Essay contest winners legion Remembrance Day essay winners at Pincher Creek row, from left, Lori McMurdo and Judy Fitzpatrick; and back row, veterans Rusty Owens, Al Goddard and Neil DeMeyer. Miss Fitzpatrick was a junior winner at district level. Miss McMurdo was first in the junior poems section at district level. Magrath music lively MAGRATH The spring concert at Magrath Elemen- tary School featured the high school concert band, cadet and Grade Six bands conducted by Boyd M. Hunter of Cardston. Twenty-one Grade Six stu- dents played six introductory numbers. For many, this was their first concert performance but the melodious results were well received as the audience was invited to hum along to such old favorites as Home On the Range. More advanced students rep- resented Grades seven and eight in the Cadet Band. Thirty- one blended well in a fine ren- dition of 'Finlandia.' Flute soloist Kennedy Jen- sen played Dance of the Pixies accompanied by Mona Karren. ACCOMPLISHED Finesse and joy of accom- plishment was displayed by the seventy member Concert Band using 16 varieties of in- struments. The Trumpeter's Lullaby featured the senior trumpet section showing their Fine command of instruments started six years ago. The Gospel Rock Medley was equally enjoyed by band and audience as voices interject- ed revival comments. The au- dience clapped to the music of Put Your Hand in the Hand and whistled for another num- ber. Mrs. Pingree Tanner, band parents association president, expressed appreciation to Mr. Hunter for his untiring efforts in training the children bands for such rewarding perform- ances. She pledged support for her new executive of Mrs. Wat- son Ririe, Mrs. David vice presidents, Mrs. S. C. Brewerton Secretary, Mrs. S. Kado Treasurer. More District Page 5 The whisky a man saves for himself ...and his friends. It's a matter of taste. So we take the time to blend together 29 great, aged whiskies into one great taste. Adams Private Stock. Do your friends a flavour. f J homos Adams DiiTiLLirts...ESTABLISHED Swim season opens at Stirling pool Blairmore election set STIRLING- (HNS) The freshly painted swimming pool is now open for public use Mon- day through Saturday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A swim club for competitive swimmers will be from 6-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. A ladies swim will be on Mon- days and Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. Morning lessons for all class- es and ages will begin July 2. Registrations for these lessons will now be accepted. Lifeguards are Barbara Nils- son, Valarie Hirsche and Gor- don Pengilly. NO GRANTS COALDALE (HNS) The town's application for street improvement grants was re- jected for 1973 by the provin- cial department of highways and transport. Priority will be given in 1974. Town councillors expressed concern over the negative reply. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Returning officer Alrik Ti- berg has announced that an ad- vance poll for the election of two councillors in Blairmore will be held on June 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from p.m. to 5 p.m. in the town of- fice. The election will be held on July 6 and polls will be set up in the Elks Hall. Six candidates, Dennis Clark, Frank Capron, Joe Giza Jr., Frank Lightbound, Luigi Tarn- borini and John Ulrich are vy- ing for two vacancies on the council. The polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. THE ALBERTA HAIL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION INSURANCE AT COST LOW PREMIUM RATES j< REFUNDS DISCOUNTS i INCREASED BENEFITS FOR 1973 LOWER PREMIUM RATES Reduced in approximately half the townships in Alberta for 1973. COVERAGE UP TO per acre now available. INSURANCE PERIOD EXTENDED to Oct 15 for both hail protection and accidental fire loss. INSURE WITH CONFIDENCE The Corporation has a record of 35 years of service to Alberta farmers and handles 75% of Alberta's hail in- surance. PREMIUM REFUNDS OF 25% IN 1973 to non-claimants and 10% to claimants. 1972 payments amounted to This year the insurance becomes effective 12 ROOD the day following date of application. LANDLORDS INSURE YOUR CROP SHARE AND COVER YOUR TAXES AND EXPENSES. ALBERTA HAIU CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION INSURE TODAY-SEE OUR HAIL AGENT NOW! WARREN INSURANCE AGENCIES Picture Ph. AGENCIES LTD. Bow Island, Alta. Bow Island Ph. A. BUCHAN Insurance Agency Champion, Alta. Phone: 897-3747, 897-3758 LARRY C SMITH ALBERTA WHEAT POOL ELEVATOR Leth bridge, Alto. Phone Elevator 337-7645 ROBERTS UNITED GRAIN GROWERS Milk River, Alberta Phone 647-3633, AGENCIES Vauxhall, Alta. Phone 654-2512 BERT AFFLECK Alberta Wheat Peel Elevator Conrod Phone W. RAINS 2102 18th Ave. S. lethbridge, Alberta Phone COFELL Tempest, Alta. Phone 345-3875-Bui. 345-3481 CO-OPERATIVE Insurance Services College Shopping Mall PHONE BOYDEN 1210 13th Street South Phones Bos: 327-9177 Insurance Service Barons, Alberta Phone 757-3820 ;