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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Ttwtdoy, June 26, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERA ID 13 VULCAN CELEBRATES 60th YEAR town of Vulcan and dis- vill celebrate its 60th an- ary on the weekend of JO-July l. are few records of explorers crossing this i of the Northern Plains, ason b e i n g the scarcity imercially profitable fur- g animals and another, srcely independent Blaek- idians. were ranchers in the is early as 1898 a_nd there ecords establishing that homesteaders began ig in 1904. The first was built in 1907 and the eacher was Miss Dora n the CPR grade was be- lilt through the area in i company surveyor lay- it the townsite is thought re named it Vulcan after eek gods of Olympus He the name because it was ighest elevation on the racks across the prairies. Elves brothers, Rube red, had built and oper- i store and post office in >n the east side of the ight of way but later I it to Main Street in Vul- hen lots became avail- luse of its fertile soil and ted rainfall, the area I Vulcan is suited to ig wheat. When the rail- ame through the farmers had a way to get their wheat to market. The records over the years show that Vulcan is the largest primary wheat shipping point in the world. Then, a place was needed to hold the wheat while it was waiting to be shipped and the first elevator was built in 1911. During that year and for a number of years, Vulcan be- came a beehive of building ac- tivities which included the ho- tel built in 1912. Vulcan was incorporated as a village in 1913, by which date k had become one of the most thriving towns in Southern Al- berta with a population of near- ly 500. The first issue of The Vulcan Advocate was published in that year and Vulcan continued to grow as new businesses came in and newer schools, churches and six more elevators were built and the theatre in 1918-19. Vulcan became a t o w n in 1921, the theatre was extended m the same year and the golf club was organized. Celebrations include a wein- er roast and sing-song on Fri- dav evening; pancake break- endurance trail ride, luncheon, fashion show and barbecue Saturday; and an in- terdenomfnational church ser- vice Sunday. P.O. BOX 357 COUTTS HWY., LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-9671 CUSTOM SEMEN COLLECTION, PROCESSING, FREEZING AND DISTRIBUTION Semen available for all breeds of cattle. NORMANDE The newest breed in North America CONQUEROR Vial A full line of ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION EQUIPMENT at reasonable IPMENT LTD. MILK RIVER, ALBERTA DEALER FOR siOlVJ, TOYOTA TRACTOR.S MACHINERY AND TRUCKS Phones: Sales Office 647-3838 Parts 647-3939 CARS AND TRUCKS odeo man eluded from Page 12 roping te Bill's favorite but he has tried his hand riding events as well ked the bulls the 1, "I could ride them bet- tan the broncs but I t make money on any of 0 I turned my full atten- roping started steer wrestling ar and finds it an inter- and challenging event can 'charge' the dog- rent, where the roping is rol event They are two f different aspects of ro- finds rodeo is the most iding of all sports from pect of self control competitor must over- not only his own prob- but must also cope with nexpected movements of imal as well e he enjoys rodeo it is 5 whole life. holds a BSc. in agricul- iroduction from Montana University and also at- Utah State and the Leth- Community College he studied bookkeeping university training will him in good stead for his in ranching is presently in the pro- f purchasing his father's Reeder) home place 10 south west of Cardston ranch is acres and ic to 250 head of cattle to 20 horses Pamela is justly proud 's rodeo achievements ften works behind the with many rodeos m the ind. couple have two chil- Lynett, 2, and Steven, 10 5 believes in setting goals ice to work until I achieve I have set and then set er one." High on his list 1 s for the future is to be st calf roper in Canada. COMBINES I 1 ONLY 175 IH 19V4 FOOT SWATHER (very good) 1 ONLY M.F. 34 16 FOOT SWATHER 1 ONLY 163 14 FOOT I.H. SWATHER 1 ONLY 200-16 FOOT IH SWATHER Pull type with new double swoth attach ment. 1 ONLY 30 M.F. 16 FOOT SWATHER (pull type) 1 ONLY 5 FOOT M.F. MOWER With 3 point hitch t ONLY 6 BALE INLAND BALE STOOKER (like new) automatic 1 ONLY FARMHAND F-10 FRONT END LOADER To fit John Deere 4010. complete with pushoff hoy stacker 1 ONLY BALER HYDRO FORK JPMN FOOf'CrOHDINB ami 12 wMl tab ond Sond pickup. 1 ONLY mm i 1959 3000 JEEP f A wheel drive, new engine, very good unit, new tires, power _ steering, etc. Hj 1 ONLY r 1966 G.M.C. 4 TON Model 7500, complete with new _ engine, tog axle and 18 foot box and 25 ton Renn hoist. H TRACTORS t ONLY 4100 I.H. TRACTOR 4 wheel drive 1 ONLY 806D I.H. TRACTOR Cob and Duals 1 ONLY 97 M.F. TRACTOR complete with cab i ONLY 705 M.M. TRACTOR complete with cab 1 ONLY 800 CASE TRACTOR with dual loader I >s I I 1 ALL EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE WITH MORE BEING ADDED DAILY! itting Bill makes it. ;