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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta I Scouting CA. weekes I 1 1 When spring comes the younger generation are list- less and the beckoning of Mother Nature resounds in their ears. Except on the rain- iest of days the walls seem to close in on the children and teachers alike. In this day and age there is a delightful escape, that of taking the classroom to camp. This year for the second time the Grade 5 classes went to Catrji Impeesa on Beaver Mines Lake the old timers call it Beaver Lake. This is the Southern Alberta region camp of the Boy Scouts. Two large well- equipped Cub villages provid- ed accommodation for some 100 boys and girls, their tea- chers and a number of moth- ers and friends all eager for environmental studies at grassroot level. The children, all from Can- yon School in Pincher Creek, were directed by Mr. W. Bparks, assisted by Mr. G. Snaith, Mrs. M. Rigaux and Miss J. Freeze. Each village had cabins that housed eight or more children. For study purposes these in groups of nine with one or more leaders who guided, directed and advised in the various subjects. Meals were cooked at the Cub villages, the heavier meals being based on food cooked in town and brought out by car. HIKING The hike to the Carbondale Lookout was a distinct suc- cess as were the training ses- sions in the evenings for those learning to canoe. Evening campfires with singing and other fun that relaxed the youngsters were a preliminary to cookies and hot chocolate before retiring. Such a wide sampling of environmental studies met with much enthusiasm with ceitain subjects drawing more interest than others. Nature Study in such a set- ting is and should be every school child's heritage. Moreover, the happy co-op- eration and lessons of com- munal living were noted in adults and children alike. Spe- cial thanks indesd ;i to the cooks and those who hauled supplies or food as well as to those who gave instruc- tion. Actually all learned along with their students. The per- iod from Monday, June 11 to Friday, June 15 will long be remembered by all. Even fhe on? rainy day failed to lower the camp morale. LIGHTNING Electric power roached Camp Impeesa June 17. Lions from Southern Alberta gath- ered at the campground for a special ceremony to mark the event. Lakcview lions from Leth- hridge set up the preject to begin with by assuming the leadership in getting the power to Impessa. This was to cost some a large project for one club. Aid was sought from other Lions Clubs. Responding, up to the present, were the Lions Clubs of Cowley, Vauxliall and Wrcntham. A beautiful plaque on the inside wall of the ad- ministration cabin honors these four clubs who res- ponded to this challenge. At present, power has been installed in the administra- tor's cabin and supplies yard lights. Soon the Cub Villages Tillicum, Skookum and other parts will be wired. Shell Company of Canada deserve a warm vote of thanks from Boy Scouts of Canada for wiring the first part, Calgary Power for turning on the power and es- pecially the Lions Clubs for initiating the project. NOTICE FARMERS The Alberta Egg and Fowl Marketing Board has a limited amount of egg marketing quota available. Any producer wanting a marketing quota for eggs should make application to the Alberta Egg and Fowl Marketing Board at 515 17 Avenue S. W., Calgary, Alberta, the application to arrive at the Board office by no later than Tuesday, July 10th, 1973. Quota applications must be submitted in dozens of eggs per year, not number of layers. All applications for quota will be considered on their merits and in order of the date received. Pension plan explanations available VAUXHALL Recently the Vauxhall High School gradua-, tion banquet and exercises were held in the Vauxhall High School auditorium. A dance was held at p.m. with the Purple Sage providing the music. The event began with a ban- quet with 73 graduands, par- ents, Mayor and Mrs. Harvey Blaney, Mr. and Mrs. Hingdahl and high school teachers, Miss Aldeen McKay and Mr. Broad- foot of Taber attending. Class president, Roland Call- lian, made the opening and closing remarks. Miss McKay said grace. Joyce Lowen made the toast to the Queen. The school auditorium was filled to capacity where grad- uation exercises took place. The theme was Today Yesterday's Tomorrow. The graduands entered the auditorium in a procession and class president Rolain Caillian gave the welcoming address. Miss McKay gave the invoca- tion. Shane Hleucka made the tri- bute to the parents, to which Mrs. Shirley Hleucka replied. Mrs. Wilford gave the tribute ot the graduands with Shannon Thompson replying. Tribute to the teachers was made by Ber- nie Johnson with Mr. J. Brock- lesby replying. Crowsnest raft race goes July 1 BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Fun seekers taking part in the Rift Raft Race down the Crowsnest River July 1 will travel along channels of the river between Crowsnest Lake and west Coleman. The race is being sponsored by the Pass Pool project com- mittee and Opportunities For Youth. The race will begin at 12 sharp from the bridge at the east end of Crowsnest Lake, downstream to the swimming hole in west Coleman. Entry fee has been set at per craft. Boats, canoes or motorized crafts cannot take part in the race which is open only to rubber dingies, rafts or any floatable structure a competi- tor can make. Each craft will be manned by two persons who must be over the age of 16 years. CATEGORIES Prizes will be awarded for the best run race, most original craft, most original costume and also for the worst run race. Entry forms can be picked up at the recreation office in Blairmire or at a nu.mber of Pass stores including Otto's Esso Service in Coleman; Ann's Service Station in Bellevue and at Robinson Stores, Mickey Finn Pharmacy, Grant Hall Pharmacy and Thompson's Store, all in Blairmore. VCRN DECOUX photo Raft river Contestants In the Crows- nest River raft race will encounter lots of scenery similar to that shown above. School ground to be upgraded TABER (HNS) A general uplifting of school grounds at most of the Taber public schools has been approveed by the school board, and a appropriation was made to "up- grade the appearance and use of all the school yards and play- grounds." The funds will cover the cost of levelling, grassing, watering, including the employment of two or three men during the summer months. The board will request the Taber town council for a reduc- ed rate on the water used for the development care of lawns on school grounds. Monday, 25, 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 I District Hews t -x III Brief f Mounted patrol on duty at fort FORT MACLEOD (Special) The pageantry and color of a century ago is real and alive in Fort Macleod. The eight member team of the NTorth West Mounted Patrol lave made their premiere ap- pearance. Cpl. Dave Rooke officially turned over the eight high school recently to the Fort Macleod Historical Asso- ciation. Accepting ithem was president, Dr. John Walker. An inspection within the com- pound was made by Dr. Walk- er and Mrs. Muriel Ragan, chairman of the patrol com- mittee. The crowd of 400 moved to the east lawn where the patrol exemplified their mini-musical ride. Climaxing the ride was The Charge. Dr. Walker presented Monty Wesley with his corporal stripes. An honorarium was given each member and gifts were presented to the three RCMP instructors. They are, with Cpl. Rooke, Consts. Arnie Brooks 'and E. R. Wheel- er, all former members of the RCMP musical ride. Those adding color to the Mu- seum with their mounts are: Sgt. Neil Balkham, Cpl. Monty Wesley, and patrolmen, Kevin McKenna, Darrell McKenna, Larry Lauder, Rob Abramen- ko, Jack Lemire and Dexter Knoblick. RCMP will inspect the patrol daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m on the east lawn. MEN WIN SPRING COULEE (HNS) At the slow pitch ballgame Tuesday evening the men's team defeated the Lethbridge Hai Co Warriors 8 to 4. The game was played at the Spring Coulee ball park. ANNOUNCING THE OPENING OF THE Picture Butte Hire-a-Student Office in the North County Recreation Tuesday, June 26th 8.30 a.m. FREE. COFFEE. WILL. BE. SERVED MEET JUDY MclLROY, CO-ORDINATOR SLOW BALL PLAY-OFF SET FOR JULY 7, 14 TABER (HNS) Taber re- gional play-offs in slow pitch ball, for the 1973 Southern Al- berta Summer games, will take place on Saturdays July 7 and 14, according to regional chair- man Tony Merkle. Three classes of ladies' teams will play off on July 7, while men's three events will take over the 14th date. Junior ladies (18 years and ladies' open, and senior EQUIPMENT LTD. 1263 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 steer Power Shift and Personalized comfort is making the 2470 fhe tractor in your futurel Location 4 miles south from Lethbridge Airport on Cardston Highway JUNE Time 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. LUNCH SERVED ladies (over 35 and jun- iir men (18 and men's open, and senior men's (over 35 years) are the classes to be run off, all ages as of January 1, 1973. Teams must be registered with the chairman by June 25, and are made up of 18 players, a coach, and a trainer or man- ager, and each may have an official scorekeeper. Entry fees are per team on registra- tion. The Barons Eureka health pit is sponsoring the follow- ing infant and pre-school clin- ics: TABER Tuesday, June 26. in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. PICTURE BUTTE Tues- day, June 26, in the Picture Butte High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. NOBLEFORD Wednesday. June 27, in the Elementary School from to p.m. AfAUXHALL Wednesday. June 27. in the Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and l to 5 p.m. COALDALE Thursday. June 28. ui the Health Unit Office (upstairs in the Town Office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER Thursday, June 28, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. For social service appoint- ments telephone: Coaldale 34S- 3388, Taber 223-3911. r j" H r? is n Obtain rapid with Chlor-Tripolon ALL POLAROID SUNGLASSES DR. 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