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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, March 1, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 60th anniversary reunion planned BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau)- Plans to mark Blairmore's 60th anniversary and for a reunion of students and teachers who attended the old Blairmore Elementary School were begun at a recent meeting held in the Blairmore Royal Canadian Legion. A committee including chairman Alrik Tiberg, publicity chairman Vern Decoux and Mayor George Wait, Arthur Decoux, John Lloyd, Louis Deren-zo, Albert Evans, Clarence Pitt and John Gibos was formed with more members to be added. Organizations in town are to be contacted for support and assistance with the events. A tentative program was discussed. It includes a get-together and social evening for visitors in the Credit Union Hall Friday evening. A pancake breakfast will be held Saturday and registration of visitors will follow. A parade to the old school will be held. A photo gallery of old class pictures and other old photos is being planned. Persons with photos of this school who are willing to loan them for the event may send them to Vern Decoux, A tour of local industry and the 'Pass via school bus was also on the agenda for the afternoon. Saturday evening a banquet supper will be held in the Elks Hall to be followed by an evening of dancing. A short program of entertainment between the banquet and dance and is being planned. A dance for teenagers' is also on the card for Saturday. The Sunday program would include an ecumenical service to be conducted, if possible, by three local youths who have gone into the ministry and priesthood. A variety and band concert is being considered for the afternoon and there is a possibility of a barbecue or bean and bacon supper on Sunday evening. The next meeting of the committee will be held in the Blairmore Legion Club basement at 8 p.m. March 11. All interested persons are requested to attend. CATHY COPELAND RANDY SILLITO High school bowling test won by Copeland, Sillito PINCHER CREEK (Special) -The Southern Alberta High School Bowling roll-offs were held in the Chinook lanes, Pin-cher Creek. Sixty-two bowlers from Leth-bridige, Milk River, Warner, Turner Valley, and Pin cher Creek participated. Eight girls and seven boys were chosen to represent south-em Alberta in Grand Prairie for the Alberta and Western Canada Championship. Cathy Copeland of Pincher Creek topped the girls with a six - game total of 1,428. Karen Van Tol and Asta Mc-Glynn also of Pincher Creek placed third and seventh respectively, with total pins of 1,388 and 1,214. The remaining five bowlers, all from Lethbridge placed as follows: Brenda Pedersen, second, 1,393; Linda Malcomson, fourth 1,329; Marie Look, fifth 1,269; Debbie Calhoun, sixth 1,241; and Gail Hedburg, eighth 1,190; Randy Sillito of Lethbridge topped the boys with a six-game total of 1,587. Darrell Lag-ler also of Lethbridge came in Elect officers NATAL (HNS) - The Born Losers Club of Sparwood held their annual banquet recently at the ski chalet in Fernie. Officers elected for the 1971 term were Mrs. Polly DeLuca, president; Mrs. Joyce Halla-day, vice - president; Mrs. Elia Pettevello, secretary; Mrs. Hil-die Meberg, treasurer and Mrs. Carol Letasy as weight recorder. The club is associated with the Canadian Calorie Counters. -Alice Schoufele Photo. WINS 40-YEAR PIN - Charlie Evans, left, of Bow Island Royal Canadian Legion, receives congratulations from Legion District Commander Rusty Owens for attaining 40-year membership status. He was honored at a recent installation ceremony at the Legion in Bow Island. Wins merit award COALHURST (HNS)-Larry Thompson of Kipp was presented with the Royal Canadian Legion Merit Award for his many years of service to the Legion. It was presented by Mr. Bartz on behalf of the zone commander who was unable to attend. Sportsmen meet SPARWOOD (HNS') - Spar-wood community development officer Dick Clarke said there is keen interest in organizing a rod and gun club here. March 4 at 7:30 in room 1 of the Sparwood Secondary School a meeting will be held to reorganize the rod and gun club. Assessment roll TABER (HNS) - The 1971 assessment roll of the Taber MD is now prepared and is open to inspection at the MD office in Taber's administration building. Ratepayers wishing to object to assessment will have 30 days to file his complaint in writing with the secretary-treasurer. Miss Renee Wright wins Milk River talent show MILK RIVER (HNS) - A near capacity crowd attended a recent talent contest held in the Earle Rivers High School gymnasium here and sponsored by the Milk River High School Student's Council. Thirty - two contestants entered the six categories. The grand prize winner and winner of the vocal solo was Miss Renee Wright of Milk River. The best vocal group was The Congregation of Milk River. Miss Marrianne Trinker of Coutts placed first in the instrumental solo category while The Roach of Warner won the instrumental group category. A play presented by the Grade 7 class of Milk River was judged the best drama. A display of fire baton twirling by Miss (Edith Takaliashi of Raymond won the miscellaneous division. City hall makes way for new PO FERNIE (HNS) - The old post office will become the city hall here. The present city hall will be torn down to make way for a new post office. During the construction period the city will take over the upstairs section of the post of-ficie building with a small room downstairs for the convenience of the public. -Molly Lotka Photo. NEW SCHOOL TO BE OPENED - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second has been invited to officially open this school, the new Sparwood Elementary School in the new townsite of Sparwood. It contains open areas four classrooms, one kindergarten, lunch room, administration area, library and art room. Queen Elizabeth is visiting B.C. this year. second with a 1,492 total; Darwin Romanchuck, third 1,458; Marty Boisvenue' of Pin cher Creek, fourth 1,379; Baden Pilling, Lethbridge, fifth, 1,272; Russel Davies, Turner Valley, sixth 1,227; and Owen Neal, Milk River seventh, 1.226. These 15 bowlers will make up three teams to compete in the Western Canada High School Five-pin Bowling Championships to be held in Grand Prairie, Saturday, April 17. Labor post for Stone CRANBROOK (SpeciaD-At the first annual meeting since its chartering a year ago CLC's East Kootenay, Labor Council has named its new chairman, Wayne Stone, Cran-brook, Kootenay business agent for the Carpenters and Joiners Brotherhood. Vice - presidents are Art Damstrom, Cranbrook, Local 1-405 IWA business agent, A. P. Stocknow, Kimberley, Local 651, USWA, and John Volk, B.C. Government Employees Union, Cranbrook local. Secretary-treasurer continues to be Jim Patterson, Kimberley, and recording secretary Eznor De-Anna, Natal, Local 7292, UMWA. Sergeant - at - arms is John Bennett, Hosmer, IWA Local 1-405, and board members Har* old Honeyman, Kimberley, Local 651 USWA, William Beld-ing, Cranbrook, United Transportation Union Local 833, and Don Hudock, Fernie, IWA Local 1-405 FARM LOANS Long Mortgage Loans -to farmers with well developed plans for making their operations more profitable. Farm Syndicate Loans -to syndicates of three or more farmers for the co-operative purchase of machinery to overcome the high cost of individual ownership. For information on either type of credit, contacti MR. R. H. SHELDRAKE MR. B. V. GALBRAITH Telephone - 327-0752 Some of the equipment illustrated or described is optional at extra eost. Totally new ride system. A new look to go with it. Changing the way a car looks is relatively easy. Changing the way it performs is something else again. But that's precisely what Oldsmobile engineers have done with the Delta 88. The new Delta 88 features Olds'exclusive "G-Ride System." A combination of engineering advances in chassis, suspension, steering, and sound insulation. Advances such as Supershocks, with f ric-tion-reducingTeflon-coated pistons for smoother, more predictable performance. An improved steering linkage that gives better straight-line stability. A stabilizer bar to reduce pitch and sway. Springs designed for a consistently more comfortable ride. It sounds very technical, but it works out very smoothly. So you notice the advantages of the "G-Ride" by the things you don't notice. Road noise. Vibrations. Jolts. Bottoming. If that's not enough to tempt you up to the big car world of Olds Delta 88, consider this: Rocket V8 performance; power steering; power brakes (discs in front) are all standard. But the ultimate clincher has to be the low price. Talk to your Oldsmobile dealer, you'll see what we mean. Oldsmobile And the whole beautiful package, costs a whole lot less than you think* ;