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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta By CA. Weekes Now Scouting moves to tfo outdoors where the action i Since our motto is be prepares a few hints will be thrown 01 to help the beginner whether h be Scouter, Advisor or Akelr It is inevitable error's, ofte caused by over confidence arise. We start from the basi 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 neal compact campsite which shoul be chosen with the essentials WOOD, WATER and SHELTER in ittrid. A patrol requires on well-Milt fire-pit away from 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 coy ered. Remember spring snow is 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 to .the hygienic arrangements Cooks get things ready for an early meal. That means a wow supply and water for cooking and wash not just a fire. There must be a wet pit, a dry pit and a latrine, even for an overnight camp. Cut out the sod pd 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 anc 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 SO. YD. Revelstoke BUILDING MATERIALS Corner 3rd Ave. end 17th St. 5. Phone 327-5777 ell used to say: "Leave noth- ing and be sure to thank the campsite owner." Never be a dirty camper. A PURPOSE Go to camp or on your hike with a purpose. Know what you want to do, go where you can do it both there arid on the way to and from the chosen ob- jective. This is the result of feal planning. The menu must be made up meal-by-meal and day-by-day ahead of time. Avoid foods that are pure lux- uries and concentrate on plain necessities. Boys like well-cook- ed hearty meals. Take plenty of grub. Always make sure your camp has salt, matches, at least one good axe (avoid hat- chets) and a shovel. One camping book has an ex- cellent idea for when you re- turn. Take all your gear out in '.he back yard and sort it into ihree piles: constant use, in- frequent use and little or no use. You soon find out what to .eave home next time. You will notice I have said nothing about clothing, bedding and other essentials. That can do for another time. :AMPOREE So much for helpful hints, icouts and Adventurers of Fort iladeod, Granum, Stavely and "larcsholm are having their Camporee May 16-17-18 at the uide site just outside Fort Macleod. A program has beer jlanned and the leaders expec opnotch competition. Distric lommissioner Lew Blair wil in charge. Fort Macleod Venturers have lad their installation monies with all pomp and page- antry. Each member was pre- ented with a copy of the com- jany constitution and bylaws. Tieir advisor, namely Scouter Lew, received a "thank you" ilaque in scroll form with all lames engraved thereon. fIRST AID Some 20 .Scouters now have ieir first aid qualification in he Porcupine Hills District, a eal credit to all. Granum couts have just concluded ieir preliminary and funda- mentals course in first aid. lood Granum! The 'irst Claresholm Troop is busy making canoe paddles and dart oards, besides regular activ- ties. The Venturer Company has a bre-glass canoe almost com- leted that they have worked n all winter. Looks like fun on he river. The Stavely Troop is oncentrating on Hunter Safety. Tiat ties in nicely with Scout- ing objectives. Fort Macleod Scouts all are iusy on proficiency badges. The Second Troop, wiHi 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! DISTRICT DOINGS No Referendum SPARWOOD (HNS) J. Bor- anek acted as spokesman for a delegation of Natal residents 'hen 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! lospital following an automo- )ile accident. Three other youths injured in :he accident were detained in the Michel hospital. Injured vere Douglas Repka, Dennis teghenas and Douglas Petovel- o. Buys 2 Lots SPARWOOD (HNS) The >arish council of St. Michael's Catholic C h u r c h has paid 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- ness referred to the Sparwood planning commission at a re- cent council meeting was a re- quest from a developer who wanted to purchase land to de- velop a shopping centre. The developer felt that the proposed commercial area was not sufficient to meet the needs of the growth of the area. Work is expected to start in the commercial 'area shortly. Tax Rate Dips SPARWOOD (HNS) Edu- cation taxes in Fernie school district will be one mill less than last years at 34.29. The total to be raised for education is Spar- wood's share is Fer- nie has been billed and :rom the unincorporated area, the largest amount, Because of industrial devel- opment, assessment increased load. easing the tax Honor Parents PONY CHUCKWAGON and CHARIOT RACES SUNDAY, MAY 17th P.M. Pincher Creek Fair Grounds PRIZE MONEY CHARIOT RACES STAKE RACE 14.2 and over POLE BENDING ROMAN CHARIOT RACE OPEN HORSE RACE 14.2 and over CHARIOT STAKE RACE PONY RACES 15 and undtr CHUCKWAGON RACES ALL PONIES MUST BE UNDER .48" TALL Admission Adults Studentt 50c Children 35t SPARWOOD (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Bert Travis, long-time residents of Natal, were guests of honor recently when their children surprised them with a dinner party to celebrate; their 50th wedding anniversary. The celebrants were married in Fernie April 30, 1920. Heads Kinsmen COALDALE (HNS) Doug Ober is president of the Coal- dale. Kinsmen Club for tho 1970-71 term. Others recently elec ted were: Wayne McLetman, vice- president; Arnold Bodie, sec- retary; Galen Neville, trea- surer; Bill Teshuna, bulletin editor and directors: Don Ober, Curt Campbell and Ed Richards. These wffl 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. Seagram's Five Star 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. FIVE STAR ;ANADIAN RYE WHISKY JOSfPH t SCAfilUM SONS LIMITED WATtm.00, OKTAKIO. CANADA BTJ 25 OX. ranno r 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 LETHSRIDGE 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 SPARWOOD (HNS) Frank Basarab, building co ordina- :or for the Fernie school dis- lict, 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 children 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 will 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 c e 1 e b r i t y 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 )f Social Services Raymond A. Soeaker, 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 mrchase 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 vyas 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 ;