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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta By CA. Weekes Now Scouting moves to tl outdoors where the action i Since our motto is be prepare a few hints will be thrown 01 to help the beginner whether h be Scouter, Advisor or Akel It is inevitable error's, ofte caused by over confideno arise. We start from the has: principle that Scouts, Adventur ers and Cubs are conservation ists and anti-pollutionists. For an overflight hike tber must be care. Green trees, es pecially in south Alberta, ar not to be needlessly cut dpwi or disfigured. Always try to lay out a compact campsite which shoul be chosen with the essentials WOOD, WATER and SHELTER in ittrid. A patrol requires on well-ijuilt fire-pit away froj danger of tree roots and over hanging branches. Put a tarp or fly (plasti sheeting will do) over this Pitch the tents with care afte clearing the ground to be cov ered. Remember spring snow i weighty and the canvas need to be securely lashed so it can not sag. Early camping often involves weather precautions. TASK FORCE When you hit camp divide up your task force; some will se up camp tents, some attend tc .the hygienic arrangements Cooks get things ready for an early meal. That means a wow supply and water for cooking and wash up, not just a fire. There must be a wet pit, dry pit and a latrine, even for an overnight camp. Cut out the sod and set it to one side. When all is over all dug-up places are filled in and ALL ashes and food scraps com- pletely obliterated. Tins and FOIL should be well burned the tins bashed and the whole mess buried. Pull up all tent pegs and with any unused poles neatly stacked for some future wood supply. As the late Lord Baden Pow- O Rumpus Room Carpet Famous Outdoor fibre with rubber back. Ideal for rumpus rooms. 4 colors only. MATERIAL ONLY 4.49 SQ. YD. Revelstoke BUILDING MATERIALS Corner 3rd Ave. end 17th SI. 5. Phone 327-5777 ell used to say: "Leave not ing and be sure to thank tl campsite owner." Never be a dirty camper. A PURPOSE Go to camp or on your hil with a purpose. Know what yi want to do, go where you ca do it both there arid on tl way to and from the chosen o jective. This is the result of fe planning. The menu must be made meal-by-meal and day-by-da ahead of time. Avoid foods that are pure lui uries and concentrate on plaf necessities. Boys like well-coo] ed hearty meals. Take plenty grub. Always make sure you camp has salt, matches, a least one good axe (avoid ha chets) and a shovel. One camping book has an ex cellent idea for when you re turn. Take all your gear out i the back yard and sort it inl three piles: constant use, in frequent use and little or n use. You soon find out what I leave home next time. You wi notice I have said nothin about clothing, bedding an Jther essentials. That can d for another time CAMPOREE So much for helpful hints Scouts and Adventurers of Fort tfacleod, Granum, Stavely an are having thei Camporee May 16-17-18 at the kiide site just outside Foi Macleod. A program has bee ilanned and the leaders expec .opnotch competition. Distric Commissioner Lew Blair wil in charge. Fort Macleod Venturers hav lad their installation cere- monies with all pomp and page- antry. Each member was pre- with a copy of the com lany constitution and bylaws Mr advisor, namely Scoute Lew, received a "thank you' ilaque in scroll form with al names engraved thereon. FIRST AID Some 20 .Scouters now have heir first aid qualification in ie Porcupine Hills District, a eal credit to all. Granum couts have just conclude! their preliminary and funda mentals course in first aid Jood going, Granum! The First Claresholm Troop is busy making canoe paddles and dan oards, besides regular activ- ties. The Venturer Company has a ibre-glass canoe almost com- leted that they have worked n all winter. Looks like fun on the river. The Stavely Troop is -oncentrating on Hunter Safety. That ties in nicely with Scout- ing objectives. Fort Macleod Scouts all are >usy on proficiency badges. The second Troop, with adventure in mind, is going a-wandering, n horses I hear. Come on you leaders and oys. Let me know what you ire up to. Good hunting, all! PONY CHUCKWAGON and CHARIOT RACES SUNDAY, MAY 17th P.M. Pincher Creek Fair Grounds PRIZE MONEY CHARIOT RACES STAK6 RACE 14.2 and over POLE BENDING ROMAN CHARIOT RACE OPEN HORSE RACE 14.2 and over CHARIOT STAKE RACE PONY RACES 15 yean anil CHUCKWAGON RACES ALL PONIES MUST BE UNDER .48" TALL Admission Adults Students 50c Children 35t DISTRICT DOINGS No Referendum SPARWOOD (HNS) J. Bor- anek acted as spokesman for a delegation of Natal residents when it met with the District of Sparwood council recently. He was speaking on behalf of property owners who have not sold their" homes and property to the Regional District of the East Kootenay. The delegation questioned council's right to sell the water works in Natal without first calling a referendum as it had done when it was bought from the previous owner. Mayor Thomson explained no referendum would be called as the urban renewal was put to a referendum and the vote was 96 per cent in favor. Transfer Bellino SPARWOOD (HNS) Jimmy Bellina of Natal was transferred to a Calgary hospital after re- ceiving treatment at the Miche! TOSpital following an automo- bile accident. Three other youths injured in ;he accident were detained in the Michel hospital. Injured were Douglas Repka, Dennis :leghenas and Douglas Petovel- Buys 2 Lots SPARWOOD (HNS) The >arish council of St. Michael's toman Catholic C h u r c h has >aid the necessary down-pay- ment to the District.of Spar- wood for two lots on'which it plans to build a new church. The new site is close to the new commercial area. Seeks Land SPARWOOD (HNS) Busi- less referred to the Sparwood ilanning commission at a re- cent council meeting was a re- quest from a developer who vanted to purchase land to de- relop a shopping centre. The developer felt that the roposed commercial area was ot sufficient to meet the needs f the growth of the area. Work is expected to start in he commercial 'area shortly. Tax Rate Dips SPARWOOD (HNS) Edu- ation taxes in Fernie school istrict will be one mill less than last years at 34.29. The total to be raised for ducation is Spar- food's share is Fer- iie has been billed and rom the unincorporated area, he largest amount, Because of industrial devel- opment, assessment increased easing the tax aad. Honor Parents SPARWOOD (HNS) Mr. md Mrs. Bert Travis, long-time esidents of Natal, were guests honor recently when their lildren surprised them with a dinner party to celebrate; their Xh wedding anniversary. The celebrants were married Fernie April 30, 1920. Heads Kinsmen COALDALE (HNS) Doug her is president of the Coal- dale. Kinsmen Club for Uw 70-71 term. Others recently elec ted ere: Wayne McLejroan, vice- esident; Arnold Bodie, sec- etary; Galen Neville, trea- urer; Bill Teshuna, bulletin itor and directors: Don >er, Curt Campbell and Ed Richards. These will take office begin- ning in July. The official in- stallation of officers will take place in September after the two month summer recess. Peter G. Martens is the out- going president. FIVG Stsr outsells all other whiskies in Canada. How come? Easy taste and easy to look at. Plus the Seagram name and quality. Go prove it for yourself. That's the easy part. The easy whisky. (Settjrara's HYEjnAR'l CANADIAN RYE WHISKY I JOSfPH L SCAfilUM SOUS LIMITED I WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA MTJ 25 ox. iTOTnn PRESENTS CHEQUE Fred McNaughton, left, president of the Alberta Association for the Mentally a cheque for from John B. Allan, president of the Alberta Auctioneers Association, at the annual banquet of the AAMR held recent- ly at Calgary. The cheque represents proceeds gathered from, all charity auction sales in the province during 1969. Lethbridge sales contributed to the total. Monday, Moy II, 1970 THE IETHSRIDGE HERALD 3 3 Shows Precede Celebrity Dinner By KOSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER Shows in fashion, skiing and golfing presented by visiting celebrities will be fea- tured in a two-hour reception preceding the celebrity and sweepstakes dinner at Taber's new recreation centre Saturday, May 16. Miss Dominion of Canada, the Miss Julie Maloney of Ottawa, will model modern and exclu- sive fashions. Mrs. Nancy Green Raine and Al Balding will also present special shows to assist and en- lighten skiing and golfing en- thusiasts participating at the dinner. These presentations, to take place in the curling rink at the First School SPAItWOOD (HNS) Frank 3asarab, building co ordina- ;or for the Fernie school dis- rict, recently presented a railding schedule to the school joard. According to the schedule, work should begin on a school n the upper Elk Valley first. This school will accommodate rhildren of families employed >y Cominco. centre, will be included in the 5 to 7 p.m. reception program to which only dinner ticket-hold- ers may be present to meet the celebrities personally. The banquet being held in the hockey arena will start at 7 p.m., after which the celebrities mil speak and entertain. Banquet chairman Pat Shim- bashi says that other fascinat- ing things are in store for those attending, including chances at winning a 1970 motor car, a color TV set, and other prizes. The celebrity list, besides Miss Dominion of Canada, Mrs. Raine and Mr. Balding, in- cludes Rod Gilbert for hockey, Hector Gervais for curling and Frank Andruski for football. Headliner entertainer will be Morey Amsterdam of television fame. Government officials sched- uled for the head table are Pre- mier Harry E. Strom; Minister of Social Services Raymond A. Speaker, and Agriculture Minis- ter H. A. (Bud) Olson. A ticket sales campaign leaded by Gordon Schnell, Jack Robinson and Joe Orban, Jr., will cover the entire town and district during the next 10 days, with special emphasis on a time purchase plan and a ticket- jrain exchange plan. All proceeds go to the civic centre building fund. When Imperial Oil was founded in 1880 we were already celebrating our 16th year. Sixteen far-sighted businessmen started Imperial Oil in the town of London, Ontario. We also started in London. On March 18th, 1864, some sixteen years earlier.- That was the day 25 pioneer businessmen held the first meeting of what is now Canada Trust It was held in the. room above MacFie's Store. And they opened our first office in a small brick building just behind that store. Now that has all passed. The people.and the building's and the events of the day are Canadian history. But the approach of our 25 founders still lives on in pur present company philosophy: "To bring the maximum amount of energy and in- telligence to bear on the project in order to most effectively serve the client." Which is exactly what we've done. Now" after following it for over a century, we're one of Canada's largest trust companies with more branches coast to coast than anyone else. And our philosophy of service has made it all possible. Service. Service for every financial need. We urge you to try a free sample of it. Just phone or come in. CANADA TRUST ;