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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 - THI UTHIRIOOI HIRAID - Thursday, March 25, 1971 Battersea Wl backs community 40 years of service By MARIE SORGARD Herald News Service IRON SPRINGS - A tale of 40 years of community service unfolded when Mrs. T. Nolan reviewed the history of the Battersea Women's Institute at its 40th anniversary birthday party. It was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Watson recently. A pioneer organization, it is still providing community service today. It lends support to the Picture Butte Library, sponsors the Lethbridge Northern 4-H Beef Club, providing trophies and hosting the annual banquet. In addition the organization supports the Lethbridge Northern Busy Bees Girls' Club for which it provides supervisors. MOlikeii seeks seat TABER (HNS) - J. Bruce Milliken tossed his hat into the political ring recently when he announced his intention to seek a seat on the town council, left vacant when Stanley M. Hunt moved from Taber. Mr. Milliken is a local implement dealer and has been active in numerous community-oriented projects. Nominations close at 12 noon Wednesday, March 31, and elections will be held, if necessary, four weeks later on Wednesday, April 28. With a beer lounge plebiscite now called for the same date, ratepayers will go to the polls whether or not there is an election for councillor. TAPE SALE Regular |" AT MUSICLAND Cor. 13th St. and 3rd Ave. S. Gifts are purchased for patients in mental homes, and this year plans are afoot for the provision of equipment for arthritis patients at the Picture Butte Hospital. Present to mark the 40th anniversary were three of the charter members, Mrs. S. $38 million plan hit by council TABER (HNS) - Town council is protesting the recent announcement of the provincial government to fix the municipal assistance grant fund at $38 million. Previously the grant fund has been one-third of the oil and gas royalties received by the province. Council has already registered its opposition to Premier Harry E. Strom and Douglas Miller, Taber-Warher MLA. Council voted to support the opposition being presented by the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association and will be represented at a special meeting of AUMA called for Chateau Lacombe, Edmonton, April 1. Delegated to represent the town are Mayor Arthur H. Avery along with councillors Kenneth McDonald and John Malinsky, or alternates should any of these be unable to attend. Cascades win BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) - Crowsnest Pass Cascades won the Alberta juvenile C title in a two-game total goal series played in the 'Pass recently. Cascades defeated the Medely (Cold Lake Air Force Base) juveniles 22-7, winning the game at Blairmore 9-3 and at Bellevue 13-4. Johnson and Mrs. E. P. (Clara) Kane, of Lethbridge; and Mrs. H. M. Haney of Iron Springs. Another charter member, Mrs. S. Goodyear of Bow Island was unable to attend. Mrs. Haney has maintained an active membership throughput the 40 years during which time she has held several provincial positions and one occasion attended the Associated Country Women of the World Conference at Dublin. The WI held a card party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Larter recently. Prizes for high scores were won by R. Gill and Mrs. R. Anderson, while R. Anderson and Mrs. R. Harvie were awarded consolation honors. The next whist party will be held April 1 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. Kirby. General hospital CLARESHOLM (HNS) -The Claresholm Municipal Hospital will be known as the Claresholm General Hospital and be open to any resident of Alberta the same as any general hospital in the cities. By CA. Wteekes RANDY SHAW BOB ELLINGSON HTHIHD Taber Troop patrol leaders Mark Garner and Robert Ellingson have displayed a high degree of leadership in the troop, assisting in winning the region's Golden. Tent Peg Award during the past camping season. They are also leaders in fun and games. Seemingly sleepy Randy Shaw just couldn't stand the bright lights of Ross Gibb's camera. Spring is here. Now you can start thinking of those outdoor badges. By the moccasin telegraph I hear that Iron Springs Cubs have been earning a fine number of badges. Akela C. Van den Broeke and district commissioner Jim Foreman are very happy about the achievement. Good going! Some of you know about the Anglican bishop, E. W. Scott, who was recently honored by being raised to the highest position of his church, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. You will not be too surprised to hear how highly he regards the Boy Scout movement. Here is a story of a won- Think a bit about Alberta. Think a bit about'Blue*. And smile. MARK GARNER derful good turn he did for the boys attending the B.C. and Yukon Jamboree in 1966 at Pentlcton. The Scoutcraft section of the Jamboree program was in search of something that would serve as a souvenir of a happy week, something that they could make themselves. Bishop Scott, then of the Koot-enay diocese, sent a whole barrel of slices of ground cedar. This has a beautiful reddish heart, in fact nowhere else does this reach tree size. The Scouts sandpapered, varnished and branded these slices with the branding irons supplied by Scouter Rev. Peter Collins of Scoutcraft. What i souvenir of the Adventure Jamboree! A speaker from Taber will be present at a meeting slated to be held in the Grassy Lake community Centre kitchen tonight at 7:30. It is hoped at this time to get plans under way to form a Cub Pack for Grassy Lake. Interested parents are urged to attend. The Uplands Base near Ottawa received the Mynarski Memorial Trophy as top ranking for its youth recreation program. This trophy is named for Andrew Mynarski of Winnipeg, an RCAF ace who won the Victoria Cross, posthumously. Twenty - five Stirling Cub Scouts made a visit to the Canadian Armoury -and Lieut, Finley of Lethbridge showed the Arctic gear the military uses and explained how to keep warm and nourished in this cold climate. Demonstrations of the various types of guns, the radio room, and types of vehicles used were shown. The Cubs gave the Grand Howl and cheers in appreciation of this effort. Congratulations to Taber Venturers who. received their Queen's Award. Scooter Rob Lowe of Card-ston stepped down after two years as president of the regional council. He will shortly become an assistant regional commissioner with E1 d r e d Palmer. Successor is Scouter Maurice Mitchell who formerly was Akela of the Fourth Lethbridge A Pack. Our new president is well known on the Im-peesa committee. We wish him all the best. Over in Vulcan the years as leaders put in by Scouter Jerry Wylie and his sister, Ruth Richardson, 17 in all, were acknowledged to the full when they regretfully withdrew from the movement last June. This according of honors came as part of Scout Week 1971. Jerry was a Cub and later a Scout years back in Vulcan. He won his Gilwcll beads at Sylvan Lake years back. His pack won the Golden Tent Peg. His service was from 1960. his sister's from 1964. Brothers Bill, Ted and Tom were a reserve of manpower to, help when needed. Mrs. Wylie, his mother, often served as camp cook. This family was in Cubbing and likely always will be, Scouts and Cubs of Fort Mac-leod had a memorable pot-luck supper with some 120 guests in attendance during Scout week. District Commissioner Lew Blair talked to the assembly on setting of goals in life and striving to meet them. Scouter Jerry Petiot conducted the horseshoe and inspection ceremonies. | Akela Lola Albert and assistant Anna Grier invested two New Chums and introduced activity games which included the parents. Troop S'couters are Bob Bekius, Jerry Petiot and Doug Fieger; pack scouters are Lola Albert, Anna Grier, Raymond Gervais and Phil Hod-nett. Good hunting, all! EXPECTED TO DOUBLE Ontario Hydro's assets, which reached more than $4,500 million in 1970, are expected to double during this decade. A sx!/ ^ew Shipment Just Arrived! An exceptional collection tailored in pure wool by a leading Canadian maker. New Spring Fashion Stripes Suit yourself and strike it rich-choose from the smart double breasted or classic 2 and 3-but-ton single breasted styles. Pure English-loomed wool fabrics in Grey, Brown, Olive or Blue. Sizes 36 to 46 in Regular and Tall fittings. All Alterations FREE of Charge. Op�n Monday and Tuesday  a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive call for a Blue' ;