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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, May Hr T9T0 - THI UTHUIOOI HIRALD - 3 Crowsnest Pass DISTRICT DOINGS Nam* Convener* PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) -The Picture Butte Women's League held its May meeting in the form of a membership banquet Forty members, two visitors and five guests were present. President Mrs. Mary Renner appointed the following conveners: church life, Mrs. Helen Boras; Christian family life, Mrs. Gloria Chartier; communications and public relations, Mrs. Anne Boras and Mrs. Gert Kloost�r; social economic and dvlc life, Mrs. Elizabeth Bos nak; sudal action, Mrs. Elitfc beth Strerove; and cultural life, Mrs. Martha Wojtowici. A gif* as presented by Mrs. Renner to Mrs. Irene Perlich in appreciation for her services during her term of office. A farewell gift was also presented to Mrs. Perlich. She is leaving the parish. The CWL will cater to the graduating banquet. It will be held in St. Catherine's School. The Picture Butte Rangers concluded the evening with slides and a presentation on Italy. Three Gradual* IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -The Iron Springs CGIT, under the direction of Mrs. C. Miller, held its graduation service in the Iroi Springs United Church recently. It had a candlelight setting. During the evening Mrs. Miller gave a resume of the aims and objectives of the CGIT. Group, choral elections and solos were presented with Mrs J. Hammon presiding at the organ. Graduating members, Janis Warren, Valerie Housenga, and Bindy Gunderson, were presented with a certificate, a red rose and a graduation pin. UCW Meats IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Iron Springs United Church Women met at the home of Mrs. 0. Mehlen. The devotional and study were conducted by Mrs. D. Er no, the theme being "getting along with others." Plans were made for the final meeting of the season which will be at the home of Mrs. W Alexander. Honor Parents IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Haney entertained at their home recently in complement to the letter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Maler of Lethbridge, on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary. Forty guests attended from Medicine Hat, Hilda, Carman-gay, Fort Macleed, Pieture Butte, Lethbridge and Coaldale. r-'tf. MR. AND MRS. JIM CARNEY OF COWLEY Golden Wedding Marked At Cowley By C.A. NMeekes By C. A. WEEKES > Herald News Service COWLEY - Recently friends and neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. James Carney gathered in the Cowley Community Hall to celebrate the Golden Wedding Anniversary of this popular couple. James Joseph Carney was born in 1889 at Rotherhithe, Kent, England. It was near the turn of the century that he came to Canada with his parents and after a short sojourn along the Mat-tawa River in Ontario came west to Alberta. He grew up on the Mile End Ranch just out of Cowley which in those early days was better known as Frenchman's Flats. ST. ETIENNE Mary Madeleine Petlot was born at St Etienne, France, March 4, 1901, and came out to Canada when very young. She grew up in the Cowley district where her parents ranched just southwest of the present village. They were married in St. John's Church, Pincher Creek, on April 11,1920 by Rev. A. W. MacMichael. William Tustian attended the groom as best man; the bride was attended by her sister, Felicie Petiot. Mrs. George Porter a close friend, was present to witness the ceremony. It was in 1908 that Jim filed Warner High School Graduates WARNER (HNS) -The 1970 Graduating class, Warner High School: Bruce Baker, Jean Chernia wsky, MargClarke, Debra Cronkhite, Sharon Dan-natt, Victoria Dies, Bev Deenz, Bruce Doenz, Edith Dumont, Karen Elliott, Debra Graham, Dale Halmrast, Gail Hedberg, Greg Horgus, Rick Hutchinson, Grace Jessop, Debbie Kanigan, Sharon Karpuik, Randy Kuehn, Val Mack, Lloyd McDonnell, Rodney Nagel, Tina Nickerson, Alan Norris, Larry Norris, Hugh Perra, Greg Peterson, Irvine Rowe, Gary Soke, Connie Tetzlaff, Debby Wagner, Jean Williams and Garaett Zuehlke. PONY CHUCKWAG0N AND CHARIOT RACES PINCHER CRIIK PAIR GROUNDS SUNDAY, MAY 17 - 2:00 p.m. $300 IN PRIZi MONEY ADMISSION: ADULTS $1 STUDINTS SO* CHHDRIN 15c WONDERFUL FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT on his homestead located along the Tennessee Coulee northeast of Cowley but not until 1926 that he and his wife moved there to live. Horses and cattle were the centre of his activities for long years, especially the former. He broke his own horses and during the First World War broke cavalry remounts for the government. He followed the stampede trail for a few years and knew all the oldtimers. Many times he took part in the Waldron cattle drives. In those days of winding prairie trails, his ranch, as well as that of his brother Bob, was a stopping place between Fort Macleod and the Waldron for many a rider. TWO GRANDSONS Mr. and Mrs Carney have one son, John of Pincher Creek. There are two grandsons, Bar* ry of Cowley, and Dennis of Pincher Creek. Barry has two little girls, the only greatgrandchildren. All of these were present at the celebra tion. Family, friends and the entire community presented the honored couple with a host of lovely presents. More than 300 guests were present to dance and generally voice their abundant good wishes. Mr. and Mrs. Carney will continue to live in their comfortable home which until several years ago was the Cowley telephone office. Asked about the oldtimers he remembered the most, Jim talked of Emory LeGrandeur, Billy McEwen, Billy Welsh, better known locally as Billy the Kid, Charles Briette, Mickey Reardon and E. Barbeau. These were famous riders and horse handlers. According to Jim the first 10 acres plowed on Frenchman's Flats were plowed by Mose Thibert. His sons Joe and Willie still ranch near Cowley. IT is fine if you "let a smile be your umbrella." However, be prepared for that nasty snowy or wet day in camp. That means prepare for such an eventuality in your PLAN before you even get to camp. Special measures include shelter, hot food, dry warm bed and a bad weather PROGRAM. Parents have fewer worries, so do the leaders, while the boys themselves know that skipper has every situation under control and are ready to co-operate even more. SMALL FELLOWS Don't be afraid to push the groceries to one side and bunk the small fellows all together in the supply tent, usually a larger sice. Get the large tarps or plastic sheets spread out under the bedrolls. An extra tarp for the top sheet adds to the sleeping comfort. Sleeping bags are the modern trend but something waterproof under helps greatly and an extra blanket or quilt over all is worth bringing. Good sound sleep keeps the morale high. WET WEATHER Cool, wet or snowy weather is peculiar to foothills camping. Have each lad ready by bringing a change of clothing. Include warmer garments such as extra socks, sweaters and jackets. Very important indeed is your footwear. High rubber boots keep the pant legs dry and with warm socks are ideal for the early mornings when the grass and undergrowth is wet with dew. Have warm pajamas and, should your feet be cold, wear dry socks to bed., A raincoat or macldnaw does not come amiss. If not needed roll it for a pillow. Bad weather is ideal for having soup and stew, canned beans and hot drinks. One can appreciate having your camp table under the kitchen fly near a roaring fire. Here is where you will be glad that you put. a bundle of dry small sticks in the tent overnight. FLEXIBLE The daily program must be flexible. Have all kinds of morale-lifting items to keep ev-' eryone busy: extra - special cooking, gadget making, supervised clothes drying, knotting, some cracking good book to be read aloud and a singsong. When the weather clears up swing back onto the regular program. Keep an eye on those tight wet tentropes. Greetings to the Brant-Ensign- Scouts and Cubs. Their group chairman, Mrs. E. McLean, had a fine meeting of committee members and parents to help plan and to hear plans for the coming Scout Camporee and a Cub Rally May 29-30-31 near the Meadow-bank Hall. Scouter Jack Ball is in charge of arrangements. The rally will be on the afternoon of the last day. Parents of Scouts and Cubs are putting up a picnic supper for the wind-up. Akela Ted Wylie is planning a Cub overnight camp for the Pack. Scouter Ball wps thanked by Akela C. Kumlin for his help with the Scouts from Blackie. Looks like real fun ahead, fellows. Do any of you Scouts and Venturers want to hake 20 miles? Brooks had a Scout Walkathor and, though no details of performance are in we know that Scouts and Cubs had fun. A good many certificates for finishing the whole 20 miles were issued. Other similar "strolls" are in the news for Coaldale and Claresholm." Happiness is-finishing." District Commissioner E. Me-Keage and men from High River took the two Packs of Wolf Cubs to Calgary for a visit to the Husky Tower. What an excursion! Last but not least, special congratulations go to newly-elected president Stan Herbs of Coutts. The re-organized Group Committee are setting out to make their Scout Troop one of the BEST. Good hunting, all! Rotary Boosts Fernie FERNIE (HNS) - The Fernie Rotary Club has just finished its annual drive for funds for the community park and playground for the younger set. The new park will be near the swimming pool here. During the past quarter-century the Fernie Rotary Club has raised and spent $105,994 in the community for the com' munity. Assistance given to various community and district projects and social welfare appeals over the last 27 years is detailed as follows: Construction of hospital and sports building, $55,182; dona tions to the promotion of sports, $9,325; donations to various health a s s o c i a tions, $21,255; donations for educational pur poses and scbolrrships, $7,020; community welfare and relief, $8,112; donation to Fernie Chamber of Commerce, $2,200; Labor Day float expense, $1,200 and Fernie Centennial and Cor cnation expense, $1,700. Total: $105,994. Sonja Davis Will Teach Skating At Fort Macleod Seek Playground Supervisors BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - The Crowsnest Pass recreation board says applications for summer playground supervisors will be accepted by the recreation office to 4 p.m. Friday, May 22. Applicants for the summer employment must bo 16 years of age or older and must have an interest in young people and their recreation. Applicants will be required to attend a training session offered by the recreation office prior to the final selection of staff. Further information may be obtained by telephoning tho recreation office at Blairmore, 562-2633. Mary Bowman Heads Royal Purple COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) -Mary Bowman has been installed honored royal lady of the Coleman lodge of the Order of the Royal Purple by district deputy Phil Perry oi Blairmore asisted by past honored royal lady Isabel Petsuk of Coleman. Also installed at ceremonies held in the Elks Hall were past honored royal lady, Mildred Zak; associate royal lady, Anna Bodtsch; loyal lady, Marion Amell; lecturing lady, Do-reen Col we 11; conductress, Clara Haslett; chaplain, Hilda Caroe; historian, Helen Juhlin; treasurer, Marge Schultz; secretary, Irene Filafiio; outer guard, Margaret Roughead; inner guard, Muriel Russell; pianist, Isobel Spievak: and trustees Connie Michalsky, Isabel Petsuk and Katie Cornett. Drives New Car After KC Event Little Leaf Secretary Of Napi PINCHER CREEK (Special) Mrs. Garth Turcott was elected president and Ed Yellowhorn vice - president, of the Napi Friendship Association. Conrad Little Leaf was elected secretary and joining the Napi Board as new members were: Don Stump, Agnes Smith and Gordon McDougal (all of the Peigan Reserve) and Peter J. Janzen. The change in officers and members was the result of an evaluation of the activities. Due to the increased involvement, certain board members felt they could no longer serve the needs of the association to the best of their abilities. The resignations of members Percy Smith, Low Ann Crowshoe and Sandra Big Bull were accepted with regret. The Napi Friendship Association has recently moved into the field of court work. It also has many educational, recreational and social activity programs. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) -A. B. Carlson of Blairmore is driving a new car thanks to the St. Joseph the Worker council Knights of Columbus. The Knights held a bingo recently, tagged the Coleman Catholic Bingo, and Mr. Carlson was a participant. All clear proceeds from the event will bo donated by the Knights to the Crowsnest Pass Community Swimming Pool Fund. Magistrate's Court To Be Held In Fire Hall COALDALE (HNS)-Coal-dale Volunteer Fire Brigade has agreed that the fire hall can be used for court purposes until Jan. 1, 1971. In a letter to town council recently it was stated they agree to the arrangement on a temporary basis only. Council will send a letter of appreciation to the brigade for its co - operation and consent. The magistrate presiding at court sessions and chief of police will be vised. the ad- Here From Denver IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -Dale Alexander of Denver, Col., a business visitor at Calgary, is visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Alexander, prior to returning to Den-i ver. COUNTRY NEWS Thtst Are The Lethbridge Herald Correspondents In Your Area IACKII MRS. MAROAMT MONTOOMI1Y ...... P.O lea 141 CftANBROOK NANCY Mltlt (Specie!).............. 304 SthSl. $. ITZIKOM MRS. THIKIA IHNIS ..................Oen. Del. FOREMOST OCOFF TAOO ........................ Box 311 FAITH MRS. THIKIA IHNIS ................... Gen. 0*1. Contact these people far yeer District News er Cl�tIfled Advertising Approve Bylaws COALDALE (HNS) - Final reading on two bylaws for debenture borrowings on the water and sewer extensions completed in 1969 were com pitted at a recent meeting. The amounts were 118,932 for bylaw 445 and $12,010 with the Alberta Municipal Finance Corporation. This borrowing has been delayed for a year, council said because of "red tape." FORT MACLEOD (HNS) -The first spring skating school here came to a successful conclusion recently. The Fort Macleod Figure Skating Club has acquired the services of Sonja Davis as club professional for the coming season. She taught in Toronto for several years, and in Lethbridge for the past two years. She has studied ballet and modern jazz and has worked on the Banff Figure Skating staff since 1963. Passing various tests were: PRELIMINARY FIGURES: Barbara Milne, Cherry Coyle, Ylanna Bond, David Orr and Miriam Lowen. 1st FIGURES: Rhonda Kel-lington. 2nd FIGURES: Cindy Field, Kim Hurlburt. PRE LIMINARY DANCES: Dutch Waltz - Barbara Milne, Cherry Coyle. Ylanna Bond, David Orr, Sandra D'Andrea, Jodi Dyck, Colleen Chell, Ethel Hoeksema, Debbie Dedgke, Tracy Cox, Carolyn MacOdrum, Rhonda Kellington, Miriam Lowen and Mark Chambers. CANASTA TANGO: Barbara Milne, David Orr, Ylanna Bond, Carolyn MacOdrum, Rhonda Kellington and Mark Chambers. SWING: Mark Chambers. SENIOR BRONZE 14 STEP: Lana Ross. Qualifying Meet May 22 To Test MD Athletes PINCHER CREEK (Special) - The track and field committee of the summer games announces all persons within the boundaries of the MD 9, 18 years of age and older are invited to a qualifying meet being held May 22. The events open to senior men are 100 M, 200 M, 400 M, 800 M, 1500 M, Long jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, 400 M Relay and Mile Relay. Women's Event* include 100 M, 200 M, 400 M, 800 M, 1500 M, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot RE-OPENING of Palm Confectionery 5209 48th AVENUE - TABER PHONE 223-2833 Welcome to ell our eld friends end customers- We ere back to serve you again and hope that you will drop in and tee us. Put, Discus, Javelin, 400 M Relay and Mile Relay. To facilitate scheduling, per sons intending to compete are requested to contact the recreation department at 627-4322 or Box 159, Pincher Creek or Stan Naslund at Lundbreck, prior to Tuesday, May 19. There is also a need far at least 10 persons to act as officials. A clinic is planned in the near future. Grant Notley Speaks May 20 At Pincher PINCHER CREER (Special) -Grant Notley, NDP provincial leader of Alberta, will be in the Pincher Creek area from May 20 to 24. A meeting has been scheduled 8 p.m. May 20 in the town hall. A meeting has also been scheduled for the 'Pass later in the week. Every one is welcome to attend. Unreserved Equipment-Truck AUCTION SALE Monday, June 15, 1970 9 a.m. Sharp located 9Vt miles west of Edmonton at Natby'i Auctioneering site SALE INDOORS Equipment demonstrated before told. 26 aero auction lit* and parking area, last tale attendance 2,975. DO YOU WANT TO SEU? LIST YOUR EQUIPMENT NOW, CAll NASBY'S AUCTIONEER' ING, PHONE 484-5744 OR WRITE BOX 690, SPRUCE GROVE, ALBERTA. Busy Bees Meet IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -The Lethbridge Northern Busy Bees Girls' Club met recently. Assignments in public speaking and handicraft displays are being prepared for the annual spring conference. Plans were completed for a tea and bake sale scheduled for May 16 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Picture Butte. SHOE REPAIRS ? BEST ? FAST * CHEAP SHOfc HOSPITAL 331 llfh Street South FIBERGLASS ASPHALT & PLASTICS LTDt 9335-ija.i. 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