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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tmtday 26. 1973 THi IETHBRIDOE HERALD District News In Brief CLUB MEETING BTZKOM (HNS) The community club met recently at the home of Betty Cooper, with roll call a household hint which was under discussion. The hostess gift was presented to Mrs. Kay Sheltgen. The next meeting is scheduled for Sep- tember at the home of Mrs. Rose Burger. INFORMATION The manager of the Leth- bridge distect office of the Canada Pension Plan, J. C. Bouchard, advises Taber resi- dents that R. F. Viney will be in attendance at the adminis- Midnight Raiders seek FORT MACLEOD (Special) Recreation councillor Phil Hodnett was held hostage in his home recently. The notori- ous group known only as the Midnight Raiders gained en- try to the house via the front door. Mr. Hodnett was bound and gagged while his family were helpless. The group left and paid a visit to Mayor George Buzunis. They demanded 000 in ransom. The mayor re- fused. Mr. Hodnett was finally re- leased, only to be threatened by another attack. Local au- thorities expect more trouble on July 7, the day the Mid- night Riders 4-H Light Horse club stage their second annu- al horse show. The Raiders now feel spectators would be more to their liking than the hoped for 000 The show will be held at Midnight Stadium in connection with other events of Midnight Days. tration building 10 am. to 4 p.m., June 28. Mr. Viney will answer inquiries relating to the pension plan, old age security and the guaranteed income sup- plement. ANNIVERSARY Foothills United Church cele- brated its sixty-ninth anniver- sary in May with visitors from Lethbridge, Pincher Creek and Kimberley B.C. The Pincher Creek United Church Choir un- der the direction of Mrs. Ralph Cleland was on hand to make the evening service a very joyous one. Rev. Robert Put- man preached, taking as his theme, We Are Young. He paid high tribute to the founding members of 1904 and to those who have followed up the tra- ditions begun then. CASH HELP Larry Beres, acting Southern recreation consultant, Alberta department of culture, youth and recreation, presented a cheque of 996 57 to Burdett and District recreation board at their regular meeting June 18. Mr. Beres indicated the cheque aids development in the Burdett and District recreation area for the five year period April 1, 1968 to March 31, 1973 Receiving the cheque on behalf of the board was chair- man, Walter Pahl and on be- half of the village, Mayor Ray Clark. CELEBRATION IRON SPRINGS The staff of the Turin and Iron Springs schools celebrated recently in Lethbndge with a supper of Chinese food, an evening of bowling, and a visit to the Pie Shoppe Nineteen attended and a good time was had by all RECOVERING IRON SPRINGS Don Erno is presently in the hospital in Ferme, B C. following a motor- cycle accident. All his friends and relatives wish him a speedy recovery. Variety musicians The Dixieland band (above left) tootles a tune at the variety concert. The musici- ans are, left to right: Boyd Folden, Mike Furukawa, Michael Oliver and Kim Oler. Dur- ing another item Linda Auyukawa enjoyed playing her flute as a member of the Grade 7 band. 650 at Picture Butte variety music program PICTURE BDTTE Some 650 people were in atten- dance at Picture Butte High School recently to hear the theme of the band concert, There Shall Be Music. The audience enjoyed an eve- ning of entertainment when the Grade 7 concert band, senior stage band and the Picture Butte High School Band com- Turin schooling remains the same TABER (HNS) No change is anticipated in present school attendance areas for students of Taber School Division No. 6 should the Turin school in the County of Lethbridge be dosed. At a recent board meeting, chairman Heber Anderson told a delegation of five parents from the north-west corner of the division, that the board has no intention of changing the present arrangement Some 14 students of the divi- sion attend schools at Turin and Picture Butte under an ap- proved tuition agreement. The parents were opposed to the prospect of their children being required to travel to Vauxhall if, as had been suggested, the Turin school ceased to operate. Mr. Anderson further ex- plained "if and when the Coun- ty of Lethbridge makes a change in its schools, then we may have to re-assess the sit- uation. The board will contact all of the parents concerned be- fore any change is made in school attendance areas." The parents' concern was somewhat relieved when it was learned that the County of Lethbridge has postponed any decision on changing the status of the Turin and Iron Springs schools. bined in an evening of good mu- sic. Variety was the theme as, along with the band concert, the Grade 8 chorus under the di- rection of Mrs. Edith Enns, the swinging music of the senior stage group and the Dixieland Orchestra played. On the sousaphone, donated by the Picture Butte Elk's Club, Soren Christensen show- ed the audience what a solo by this horn is like. Also, there was a flute duet by G. Tam- minga and S. Warren. Following the concert a pre- sentation was given to Mr. Har- vey, the conductor. Master of Ceremonies for the evening was George Hanna. Also, Barrhill C o m. m u mty Club donated towards the band. There are now some 133 members of the bands. Starting next term the junior high band will be made up of the Grade 8 and 9 students and the senior band will be com- posed of Grades 10, 11 and 12 Chicken supper eiids CWL year COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) A Kentucky Fried Chicken sup- per held at Rev. Jim Hagel's cabin at Lees Lake recently wound up the season for the C o 1 e m a n Catholic Women's League. The 20 members, two guests and Rev. Tim Connelly enjoy- ed games of horseshoes. The monthly attendance prize went to Mitzi Fekete after which yearly attendance prizes were given to Mrs. B. Robut- ka, Mane Kilgannon, Helen Dancoisne, Angle Owen and Freda Taje. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Deeoux, Resident Rep., BlairmorB Phone 562-2149 your Veteran honored Herott Correspondent in Your Area MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER................327-9541 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON.............. 653-2377 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON .................486-2322 NATAl, B.C. MR. PAUL NEW DAYTON MRS. ELTON DUELL................... 733-2110 MRS. STEWART SKEITH 733-2104 NOBLEFORD MRS. GORDON LUCHIA ...............124-3346 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising Robert Langille, Coleman Legion president, pins a life membership badge on Bob Parry's jacket. Looking on are Mrs. Parry; vice-president, Al Krywolt and secretary Pete Meroniuk. Bob Parry saluted tvith Legion life membership By VERN DECOUX CNP Bureau Robert Langille, president of Coleman Royal Canadian Le- gion Branch No. 9 recently pre- sented a life membership pin to Bob Parry of Coleman. Mr. Parry, a velaran of the First World War, was a cor- poral in the 49th Edmonton Regiment. He signed-up in Feb- ruary, 1915, serving overseas in France and Belgium. He was No. 1 machine gun- ner on a Lewis machine gun and was wounded with shrap- nel in the head and shoulder on the Somme. Mr. Parry was sent to Hast- ings in Sussex, England for medical treatment and while in the casualty clearing depot met his wife. Mrs. Parry was 16 years of age and serving with the Wom- en's Land Army. The couple were later married in Coleman. Mr. Parry holds a Military Medal as well as the Victory Medal and the War Service Medal. He has been active in Legion affairs for many years and became a member of the Coleman Legion in 1919, serv- ing as secretary on three occa- sions. Mrs. Parry has been an ac- tive member of the ladies aux- iliary of Coleman Legion, and has held all offices. During the Second World War she helped send food and gifts to Cana- dians overseas, and was chair- man of the brides shower com- mittee after the war.