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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, May 4, 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HNtAlD 3 A great gardener is recognized Marinus Van Staalduine is a name that pops up repeatedly m winner's circles. He grows fine fruits and vegetables and really great gladiolus. He and mother nature have worked together on the original, homestead for half a century. He has some of the finest apple trees in southern Alberta. At right is Nelson Sullivan. Foremast's finest gardener Staalduine honored Crowsnest Pass News 50-year automotive career ends for Frank Lucente BLAIRMORE (CNP Bu- reau) Frank Lucente, well- known Blairmore citizen, was honored at a retirement party when the staff of Ulrich Sales and Service sponsored a re- ception at the Turtle Moun- tain Hotel for he and his wife. Mr. Luccente has been em- ployed in the automotive trade for the past 50 years. Flowers of Hope grow BLAIRMORE fCNP Bu- reau) Ulrich, pres- ident of the local Foothills Association for the Mentally Retarded, has announced the Flowers of Hope Campaign will be held during National Week for the Mentally Re- tarded from May 13 to May 19. Mrs. Els Van Delft has been named chairman of the local Flowers of Hope Cam- paign which will be getting under way in the next few weeks. Kryivolts honored by 100 FRANK (CNP Bureau) Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krywolt of Frank were honored at a so- cial evening held in the Frank Hall recently. It was attended by more than 100 friends and rela- tives. Chairman for the evening was MLA Charles Drain. He gave a short resume of their lives before 'calling on George Omelusik of Calgary, best man at the wedding, to propose a toast. Attending were two sons, Ronald and Albert and his wife and son Joel, all of Ed- monton. Mr. and Mrs. Krywolt op- erate a service station at Frank. By GEOFF TAGG Special Correspondent FOREMOST M a r i n us Van Slaalduuie. one of the Foremost district's earliest pioneers, was honored at his homestead recently with a life membership in the Lethbridge and District Horticultural So- ciety. Society president Nelson Sullivan of Stirling journeyed to his home north of Fore- most to present a certificate and bouquet of flowers to the 33-year-old gardener. He has given more than 30 years of meritorious service to the so- ciety. He has been resident in the area since coming to this country in 1908, still re- siding on the site of the origi- nal homestead. Mr. Van Staalduine joined the society in about 1942. In 1945 he became a member of the Canadian Gladiolus So- ciety. His interest in gladiolus had been growing since the Jate 1920s and in the latter part of the 1940s he began ex- perimenting with new varie- ties through hybridization. "It has to be in your blood" he says. Much of his gardening knowledge came from his par- ents. Mr. Van Staalduine has been responsible for three new varieties of gladiolus Ifyou own a travel trailer or camper.., NOW is the time to have your propane equipment and appliances thoroughly inspected and adjusted. Be sure of a fun-filled, carefree holiday with dependable propane cooking, cooling and lighting systems. AH it takes is a phone call for an appointment. Complete service just Q oo PLUS PARTS CALL BOB JACKLIN at 328-3336 Ask for your copy of Camping across Canada top. 3307 5th Avenue N. In 1963 he developed Tearose. a gladiolus of medium rose colour, and also Blendett, a white, lightly flushed pink. In 1964 he produced Gold Coin, a deep yellow that has Cycle tour meeting set for May 15 PINCHER CREEK (Special The recreation department has announced a meeting for persons interested in working on a committee to promote a major cycling event here will be held at the town hall, Tues- day, May 15. It is proposed that a closed circuit criterium be held Sat- urday, Aug. 4, and that a cycle tour be held Sunday Aug. 5 and Monday, Aug. 6. Interested persons should contact J. Teran. 627-4039 or Hugh Waddle, 627-4322. achieved worldwide recogni- tion, as far away as Siberia. "There might have been hundreds more, Mr. Van Staalduine says, "but t h-e y were destroyed by the spray- ing of 2 4-D." He has won awards too numerous to total for his gla- diolus and other flowers and fruits. Trophies, awards, and ribbons tell of victories as close as Medicine Hat and as far away as Victoria and Sas- katoon. Gladiolus society list- ings and journals recognize this man's devotion to his art. HYBRIDIZATION Hybridization Of strawber- ries and potatoes have also demanded his skill and atten- tion. He boasts some of the finest apple trees to be found in southern Alberta. While the award to Mr. Van Staalduine recognizes his out- standing service to the Leth- bridge society in particular, it acknowledges also his wider contribution to Canadian hor- ticulture over the last quarter of a century. Les Owen heads historical group COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Owen has been elected president of the Crowsnest Pass Citizens Historial So- ciety. John Lloyd was named vice president: Gordon Chambers, second vice-pres- ident: Miss Donna Oliva, secretary; and Fred Bradley, treasurer. A board of di- rectors to represent all 'Pass areas was named. A seminar, sponsored by the provincial museum and archives, will be held May 25 and 26 to train local per- sons in the methods of col- lecting local historical infor- mation. D'ARCY RICKARD photo Bellevue arena may be centre BELLEVUE CCNP Bu- reau) The Bellevue arena may become the village's community centre if plans materialize. An agricultural society, headed by Roy Hill, has been formed and the group's first aim will be to make attempts to get a provincial grant to construct a cement floor in the skating arena. The society's parent com- pany is the newly formed recreation board. Its mem- bers will act on the society. District Agriculturalist R. J. Lyons of Lethbridge will speak at a public meet- ing to be held in the Maple View Hall at 7.30 p.m. Mon- day, May 7. Ways and means of establishing and operating the agricultural society will be discussed. Memberships may be ob- tained through the village office. Poiv-woiv Fulnne Medicine Crane, son of Herman and Louise Medicine Crane of the Blood Indian Reserve, has been practising his roping for the RCMP pow-wow. This boy says he's ready to "get his man." The RCMP take part in a pow- wow at Standoff July 15. It is sponsored by the RCMP in honor of the long- standing relationship the force has had with the Blood Indian. Gerald Tail- feathers of Standoff, west- ern illustrator, has design- ed the pow-wow program cover. "DCAI REAL BE YOURS with SEE YOUR LOCAL DEALER ASK HIM ABOUt THE SUPER-SENSITIVE TRANSMITTER.RECEIVEK White's Electronics; Th Latgtil Lint of Quality GterantttJ Wtntrd aW Mtttti Dtteeton Designed For Mom. Had find the Kids The COINMASTER !4 is a sol'id-slalc Transmitter-Receiver, lignt-wtight. for ease of handling operation. Detects Gold. Silver and Copper nuggets, rings, jewelry, guns, strong boxes and other metals. FOR MOBt IHrORKATIOH, YOUR LOCAL DEALER lit HILDER'S TV MUSIC 310 9th ST. S. PHONE 328-4224 Backs hockey Bob McKee, left, pre- sents Bob Massam with the Cliff Symonds Memorial Trophy for "outstanding support to minor hockey at Claresholm." Schools open August 28 TABER (HNS) School divi- sion trustees recently approved the 1973-74 school year continu- ing a pattern established two years ago. Next Aug. 27 will be a teacher planning day. Tuesday, Aug. 28 will be the first school day. Christmas holidays will be from Dec. 22 to Jan. 2 inclu- sive. The Easter holidays will be April 12 to 21. June 20 will be the last day of school for students. The follow- ing day teachers will complete year-end reports. The schedule provides for 192 instructional days and six days throughout the year for staff planning and in-service work. 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