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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuttdoy, May 15, 1973 THE LETHBRIDOE HEftALD Crafts shoiv delights 300 people More than 300 Crowsnest Pass citizens praised the recent Coleman Order of Royal Purple arts and crafts display. A display of spiders, tarantulas, lizards and scorpions from Arizona, provided by John Schwartz, attracted a let of interest. Top paint- ings by Mr. Schwartz. Bottom photo, hand-made rugs and other crafts attract interest. NEWS Meadow Creek Ladies Club marks 40th anniversary By M. M. GRIMSEN Special Correspondent CLARESHOLM The 46th anniversary of the Meadow Creek Ladies' Club was eel-, ebnated recently in the North- ern Light Community Hall, a former school. Present were about present members and some of the original members of the club. A 40-year pin was presented to Mrs. Alex Bell, the only charter member who is still an. active member of the club. To Mrs. Walter Vadnais and Mrs.- Cecil Lane, 30-year pins were presented. A birthday cake, in the de- sign of the old Meadow Creek School, had been made by Mrs. D. Vadnais and decorated by Mrs. Roy Darch. Master of ceremonies for the afternoon was Mrs. Donald Thompson. She welomed those present and presided over the program: history of the club, Mrs. Rachel Davies; club song composed by Mrs. Lula Lep- ard; reading, Mrs. Angus Mc- Intosh; accordion solo, Mrs. David Thompson; reading, Mrs. Frank Pilhofer; and solo and recitation, Mrs. Orrin Hart. AH present were introduced and each gave a sketch of her- self. Guests at the meeting were from Fort Macleod, Gran- um, Calgary and Claresholm. Today the club has 15 mem- bers and officers are: pres- ident, Mrs. Dwight Vadnais; vice-president, Mrs. Lawrence Cotter; treasurer. Mrs. Leo Haugen; and secretary, Mrs. Bud Lane. Throughout the years the club has been active, meeting each month at different mem- bers' homes. The club was first organized in May, 1933, at the home of Mrs. Mygland. She had just M. M. GRIMSEN moved to the district. The membership fee was 25 cents and the charge for lunch was 10 cents. Sometimes there was only in the treasury. First money-mak ing project was production of a play, "The Old Maid's in 1933 The following year they put on "The Return of the Old Maid's Convention" which was taken into Claresholm. Proceeds were used to entertain members and their husbands at a local res- taurant. During the years the club helped with annual school pic- nics and Christmas concerts at Meadow Creek and Carnforth schools. Both schools have closed long since but tiie club still sponsors a community picnic and Christ- mas concert. The club made donations to the Red Cross Society, helped the local hospital and people in need. During the "thirties" the charge for a dance was 25 cents and the women supplied the lunch. Card parties were 10 cents per family. The club held many dances and card parties through the years. For the school picnics each member donated two quarts of ice cream mixture and the men would freeze the ice cream. All through the years the club gave every new baby in the district a baby blanket or something of equal value. That meant a lot of baby gifts. That's the way the cookie crumbles CLARESHOLM (SpeciaD- The cookie sale held by the First Claresholm Company of Girl Guides and Brownies was so successful the girls ran out of cookies. Mrs. Robert Vadnais was convener of the sale and the girls did the selling. Peter Snow wins fellowship MILK RIVER Peter Snow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Snow of Milk River, has been award- ed a Canada Council fellow- ship to enable him to continue his doctoral studies in political science. .This is one of the major Ca- nadian fellowships in the social studies and humanities and is renewable next year. He is attending the Univer- sity of Windsor, Ontario, and will receive his master's degree this spring. He graduated from the Uni- versity of Lethbridge last year. TO HOLLAND NOBLEFORD (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bolink have left for a three-week holiday in Hol- land. DISCOVER... Our World of Fashion in fabulous SUMMER SANDALS The styles and colors are up-to-the- minute New Slings Platforms are great they're all at Open Thursday till 9 p.m. MififiH WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th STREET, DOWNTOWN DVANCE LUMB WEATHER-TESTED HOUSE MINT E GET the SECOND for j CE GET the SECOND for 25C lot Regular Almatex Paint Li SUPER SATIN Interior Latex Feint Gallon Additional Gallon 1st Quart Additional Quart FREE-PAINTER'S HATS AND MIXING PADDLES ONE DOLLAR SPECIALS ALSO AVAILABLE ON Floor and Porch Enamel Cement Paint Semi Gloss Paint Varnishes Etc., etc. 1 s7 Cor. 2nd Ave. and 13th St. S., Lethbridge Phone 328-3301 "YOUR PIONEER LUMBER DEALER SINCE 1925" J41U4. ;