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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Look who's swimming Glen Eagle John and Melvin ride Tommy and Buckskin through the old swimming hole in the Belly River at Standoff. you can do belly flops in the Belly River at Standoff A cold dip Tina Eagfe appears to dislike the chilly water of the Belly River at Standoff as Bonnie gives her a swimming lesson. STANDOFF The Standoff swimming pool never closes. Swimming pools at Picture Magrath and even some in Lethbridge close during the winter. the new swimming pool at Milk officially opened will close this fall. The Standoff pool is open all year round. It gets a tyt too chilly for swimming but it's open. And the local children love it. They even ride through it on their horses. It's the old swimming hole in the Belly River. you can do belly flops in the Belly River at Standoff. You can float downstream on an inner tube. You can jump into the cool water. And you can sit on a grassy bank and sun yourself. Town and city kids don't know what they're missing. For year natural and wholesome swimming you can't beat the old swimming hole on the Blood Indian Reserve. New Hutterite colony will get electricity Boy Scout cycle race VaiLxhall to Taber TABER Flatlands District Boy Scout activities get under way Saturday with a cyclathon from Vauxhall to a distance of 20 miles. Council president Jack Gray says the cyclathon is staged to provide funds for local groups. The district will not share in the pledges earned but will budget on a per-member basis from the supporting groups. The Knox United Church hall will be the scene of the district annual meeting and election of officers May 31. It will be preceded by a dinner. The Farmer's Day weekend will see the annual Cub bicycle road-eo taking place at the Taber LDS Church parking with civic police and RCMP giving assistance and instructions to the cubs. The same the district's camporee at Scout north of takes place with a campfire and program to which the Cubs are invited. Scouts only will camp overnight and participate in the Saturday activities prior to an afternoon breaking of camp. BARONS The new Hutterite colony at Carmangay will receive power from the Barons Rural Electrification Association as soon as Calgary engineers decide how to stabilize voltage Elwood R. secretary said Wednesday. Mr. Irwin want everybody happy but we want everybbody to get stable voltage He said the Hutterites use huge amounts of power. The with about 175 has to be careful to keep its lines stabilized. Engineers are working on the problem now. The rural line gets its power from Calgary Power at a substation one mile south of Peacock halfway between Barons and Carmangay. It serves an area bounded by the Little Bow River on the past. Carmangay on the north and Keho Lake on the south. Dave Shear of one of three local farmers who sold about eight sections of land to Hutterites from the Waterton colony near Hillspring for a daughter colony near says the Hutterites acquired four shares in the REA. Mr. Shear suggested an anti-Hutterite group in this area pressured the REA into cutting off the Hutterites. Mr. Irwin said there is no truth to this. Gov't grant to MD increases Cardston physician elected CARDSTON Dr. Robert Russell of Cardston has been elected to fellowship m the American College of Obstetricians and the national professional organization for the medical specialty. The founded to promote the health and- medical care of accepts physicians who specialize in obstetrics and who have demonstrated clinical ability by successful completion of an and who have been judged by their colleagues as competent and ethical physicians. Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON 562-2149 TABER The provincial government has increased its municipal grant to the Taber MD by nearly to-a figure of The increase is about 15 per cent. The Barons Eureka Health Unit has reduced its annual requisition to the MD from last year to on the basis of per capita. The total requisition comes to of which the Town of Taber will pay during the current year. The municipal council has also been advised of the boundaries of the Chin Coulee and the Bow River- gas both of which are mainly within the The China Coulee co-op takes up most of the populated area south of the Oldman River except for the Highway 3 transportation corridor which is served by the gas spilling over slightly into the counties of Warner and Forty-Mile. The Bow River Gas Co- operative lies north of the covering populated areas and extending into neighboring municipal areas. The information came from the department of telephones and utilities. With no general assessment of the municipal district in sight though several years the minister of municipal affairs has issued an order authorizing the MD to use the 1974 assessment as the basis for the 1975 tax roll. Livingstone High School honors 12 graduates LUNDBRECK Gordon information officer of the Lethbridge Community stressed the need for education beyond high school at the recent 20th annual Livingstone High School graduation exercises here. About 500 people attended. Cathy Johnson was valedictorian and won the annual Blackburn Award. She If you can wait 3 days Pull out the Cash in on traffic-stopping bargains from an inventory of millions of Shoppers Stoppers start May 27 Simpsons-Sears Historical association to meet in Cranbrook CRANBROOK The British Columbia Historical Association will elect officers at its'convention here Friday and Saturday. Chairman Col. G. S. Andrews will -preside at the election Friday morning and submission of annual reports. Thursday a bus open to the 100 will last all day. They will tour Elko to with social stops and a visit to the Michael Phillipps grave at the Libby Dam and back to Cranbrook by historic Fry's now Bonner's Ferry. Friday tours following the morning session include Fort Steele Historic Wildhorse and Fisherville by horse or on foot. Winnifred Weir of niece of the sternwheeler Columbia riverboat Frank will speak Friday evening on Father De Smet's mission journey the length of East Kootenay in 1845. The Saturday excursion will be to the Bavarian Canada's highest city. The annual dinner Saturday evening will be addressed by David researcher of Alberta's foothills area and curator of Calgary's Heritage Park. Double objective reached NATAL The recent drive for funds in aid of the Canadian Cancer Society undertaken throughout the District of amounted to about This amount was almost double the objective for the annual drive. also won a special award from the Readers Digest magazine. Frank Edl conducted the Crowsnest Pass Symphony Orchestra in a special performance. Barbara Dennis sang the graduation theme There's Got To Be A Morning After. She was accompanied by Brenda Pharis. The senior girls' choir sang The Way We The Lord's Prayer and other pieces. Master of ceremonies Val Dennis made the Students Union presentations. Graduates were Mark John Barry Nancy Cathy April Michael Lillian Ronald Jacob Semenoff. Luiba Verigin and Leslie Weekes District I I calendar The annual track meet for elementary pupils of Noble Central School at Nobleford will be held Friday The Coutts Sweetgrass Lions originally scheduled to be held May will be held June 1 starting at 9 a.m. at Sunburst. and finishing at Milk River The Taber Clearview Lodge Women's Auxiliary will hold its 10th annual bake sale and bazaar at the lodge from 2 to 4 p.m. June 1 Noble Central will hold its annual awards day for athletes June 14 LETHMIDai The Hit-aid--------------------------- District 43 planes touch down for breakfast TABER Forty- three planes were attracted to Taber's annual fly-in and coming from as far away as Hinton. But the Hinton who stayed over after the Fort Macleod fly-in lost out to W. R. Harberg of for the trophy for the longest flight to the event. The first to and winning two trophies because she was a was Colleen Little of Medicine who was accompanied by her pilot Les and three small children Doug and Neil. The youngest licensed pilot at the fly-in was 20-year-old Bob and the 60-year-old K. T. both of Calgary. The first and only home- built was a Cavalier built and fJown by Wilf also of Calgary. Visiting flyers were provided transportation to Taber for the breakfast at the Taber Centre where films were shown. Only a hardy few enjoy pool's inaugural swim MILK RIVER Mayor Cam McKay cut the ribbon to officially open the new Milk River swimming pool on a recent chilly day which discouraged ali but a few hardy youngsters from taking advantage of an afternoon of free swimming. A flurry of speeches was given by Mayor Jack Ashmore of Harold chairman of the Masinasin recreation and Warner County councillor Ed Pittman. Lowell president of the Milk River and District Agricultural which obtained government grants for the multi-purpose complex and spearheaded local fund-raising was introduced. Coaldale cancer drive on COALDALE The annual fund raising drive for the Canadian Cancer Society is being conducted here and in the district under convener La'wne McCray. Mrs. Ed supported by the Readymade Farm is in charge of the Readymade drive Contact Mrs. McCray at 345- 4542 if interested in canvassing The deadline for the drive is June 5. For generations the Russians made a vodka from potato spirits. we introduce to Canada a vodka which is a delicate blend of fine grain and potato spirits. ROSTOV VODKA ;