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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta By CA. WteekeS EATON CANADA-WIDE Jamboree anyone? July 17-24, Semite and Venturers will find this really worthwhile. You fellows will find your best Ideas will be snapped up by the other fellows you meet while you will find yourself picking up the marvelous ideas others reveal to you . .  and the swopping. Be sure to take along something to trade. See you at the supermarket, or the hospital. Save for this week of fun. You'll need it. Oh yes . . . every Jamboree needs helpers both in uniform and out, both male and female. Pick your niche and apply if you are over 16. Get into your favorite sport  . . swimming, boating, games, canteen, kitchen Supermarket, or ... er hospital. Life can be beautiful and you will be doing a real good turn. Incidentally, get your application in to Lethbridge before March 31. Scouter Denny May will be glad to include you In his camp personnel There is fee of $5 for helpers and a minimal price for meals at the staff mess. Some space is available for family camping. Out of Scout  Guide Week there has come a most thrilling assortment of displays, activities, gatherings, talent shows and church parades, banquets, standbys in civic offices, school attendance in uniform. By all accounts the public have had a wonderful opportunity to see Scouts, Guides, Brownies and Wolf Cubs in multiple situations revealing the highlights of their individual programs. You, fel-low scouters, have had a chance to meet new parent! and new boys. Congratulations to all for a good Job, well done! One of my good friends, Ake-la John Heinonen has enjoyed one of those truly happy eve-ents thai gladden an Akela's heart, an investiture! With assistant Mrs- Wade to help, eleven Cubs of Picture Butte's Pack lost their new chums' white neckerchiefs and received new ones in the pack colors, also their cub caps. The West Wind District now has the following tenderpads W. Blair, J. Blair, M. Brav, B Carr, R. Fljnor, K. Morris A. Swartstnburger, D. Sinclair, H. Total, M. Vavra and D. Wade- They had their brief instruction and a quiz on essential* before joining in the grand howl for the first time. Just wait until we see the badges they earn and the fun they have at Camp Impeesa Good going, fellows! Mrs. Roy (Irene) WaDman of Foremost was honored by the local chamber of commerce as "Citiien of the Year." Her citation included a large number of activities including 18 years with her Wolf Cub Pack. In her long years of dedicated living she has taught school, taught Sunday school and served on Alberta's cub leaders' training team. Her husband, Roy Wallman, is likewise involved in youth and church work. Scouter Guy Sabey browsing through some accumulated books and papers in the Scout Hall lately when he came across a copy of a booklet called Centenorama- It wai dated 1967 and was printed under the sponsorship of the Girl Guides and Boy Scouts of Canada. This gives the history and names of leaders and nel of Brownie Packs, Guide Companies, Scout Troops, Rover Crews and Cub Packs throughout what is now the Southern Alberta Region. Scouter Sabey did research on the account of the First Lethbridge Scout Troop and the very FIRST patrol formed in the city. He sent copies of the booklet to all of the living members as well as to the widows of the deceased members. The following down from the old records of 1971: 1 - Arthur Green, Lethbridge; 2 - Dean Ursenbacb, Fresno, California; S-Charles Unenbach, Calgary; 4-Robert Harvey, Lethbridge; 8 - Lorio Kesler, deceased; 6 - Charles Tillack, Raymond; 7 - Owen Hoiman, deceased; 8 - Devore Kesler, Lethbridge. The first scoutmaster, Leonard Green, recently deceased. Our thanks to Scouter Sabey for a most interesting piece of research. Good hunting, all! Woodpecker joins rare bird ranks WASHINGTON (AP) - The ivory-billed woodpecker, a colorful, rakish bird rarer than the whooping crane, appears to be the latest to join the ranks of the passenger pigeon and other vanished species. The species was last reported sighted three years ago and despite a "sounding" last month naturalists hold out little hope. Even if one or two birds are still living, says Dr. Richard Banks of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, "I'm sure they're past the point of no return." "Their numbers are insufficient to form a viable population." Harry Goodwin, chief of the office of endangered species, says: "I'm about ready to give up." The last reported sighting was made by ornithologist John Dennis in 1967. He estimated that from five to 10 pairs inhabited the Big WOODPECKER ... Vanishing species I Dinner set for April 16 TABER (HNS)-Spearhead-ing a visit of Alberta's agricultural trade commissioner here on Friday, April 16, the commission voted to request the Taber Chamber of Commerce to arrange for a public dumer meeting on that date. The chamber's representative on the commission George Meyer took on the responsibility of the referral. The industrial development commission met with Joe Kle-men and his son Ed in connec tion with their proposed livestock killing business now under consideration- Recommendations were made that the firm consider the provision of a sheep killing line, there being no such service south of Edmonton while more than half the provinces sheep are grown in the extreme south. The promoters assured the commission that there would be no adverse effects from the up-to-date slaughter house, but will consult with provincial government officials in making further representation to concerned industries. Thicket country of eastern Texas. The last confirmed sighting before that was made in 1990 along the Chipola River in Florida. Last month, Robert Manns, southeastern representative of the Audubon Society, played an amplified, tape-recorded mating call of the bird in the Santee swamp near Columbia, S.C., and heard a response. "It was unbelievable," he said later. "No other bird will return the call in the same way except an. ivory-billed woodpecker. There was either someone in the swamp who is awfully good at imitating the bird or there's a bird there." Manns, however, has not sighted a bird. And efforts to reconfirm existence of the species along the Heches River in eastern Texas have met with failure. Decline of the Ivory-bill followed extensive lumbering operations throughout the South that felled the once-large stands of virgin timber. EAT LARVAE The birds fed primarily on the larvae of wood-borers that lived under tree bark. When the timber was cut, the birds' food supply was cut-off. Ornithologist Arthur Cleveland Bent estimated in 1939 that less than SO of the birds existed. The ivory-bill, largest wood-pecked in North America and second largest in the world, Is a particularly handsome species. Both sexes have black end white plumages and are larger than crows. The males have a rakish scarlet crest, while the female's crest is black. mutmm ! win*, tht tlncvtt tfftrt ftfvn'j can mate to Mit/ you wttttiNMif ffWffff Mttltftctlnt. Mtthtniittii twfM to twrt/t/m hug* wmvsA tt tttte ft' ft. :*3S�S - Featured in Eaton's Travelling Furs MR. A. STIMPSON Eaton's Fur Export Presents Travelling Fur Collection Thursday, March 18th, through Wednesday, March 24th Mink is your fur Eaton's is your friend Fully Let-Out Mink Coats, 3 Groups: Full Length Coats, Sale............ 799' 3A Length Coats, Sale.............689' Full Skin Jackets, Sale............489'�� An investment you'll never forget - you never quite get over the thrill of dressing up in your mink. Make it Mink - now - when Eaton's offers you value you'll find hard to beat anywhere. Included in the group are fully let-out full-length coats, */* ^^^^ length coats and full skin jackets. Choose from three JJMMA Flattering natural shades; pastel, pearl and pastel �*V -' t dawn. Naturally, it goes without saying, each coat '. ' ' \ is backed by Eaton's famous guarantee. "Goods Sat- jt  -v, 4 isfactory, or money refunded!" Mink is for you - as T* you'll find in Eaton's comprehensive size range in I Misses sizes 10 to 18; Women's sizes 34 to 42. Special ^m- Jb i Payment Terms are available. See this very special value now in Eaton's Fur Department, Main Floor. Match your Mink with a pretty hat you can afford for elegance Fur savings to top all! At this low sale price you can afford to let the luxury of Mink go to your head and enjoy every minute of it! There are berets and bubble shapes - pillbox and turbans - wear them high or back or to the side - flattering shapes to show you at your best! Sumptuous, full-skinned mink in pastel, dawn pastel, dark ranch to match your coat. Also black (dyed) sapphire, white or Kohinoor . . . worth far more than their ^�^i99 Fun, Main Floor ale pricel SALE, each BUY LINE 328-8811. SHOP EATON'S THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FROM 9 TIL 9 FOR SPRING SALE AND FUR VALUES. ;