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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TURIN HOSTS NOBLEFORD Umpire Wilf Staulh, Turin catcher Myron Wacheccl: and Noblcford baiter Gary Pike awail Ihe pilch. Anticipating a hit, Pike was walked instead and Nobleford won Ihe game. It took place in reg- ular north county tiltle League play. Luchia Photo Boy Scouts travel via Colorado raft Wednesday, May 31, 1977 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 .IKAN KWI1IAKT Special Correspondent FORT MACLEOD The Fort Maclcod 2nd Boy Scout Troop had an exciting Ihrec- ilay Irip down Ihe Watcrton and Oldmaii livers. Scouter Hebe r Bearer, with j sionc helpers, look hoys on Ihc Irip. camp kitchen was very popular for lunch. They arrived al the Iiiultes on Ihe Blood reserve al Here they set up a per- manent camj> for two nights. En route again later they ar- rived al Half-way House and p a r c n I s were on hand with "chow." Here District Commis Lew Hlair boarded Ihe ifl and sailed on down lo Kipp As.sisling Mi'. Boazer were raft owners Erwin Oertli, Dean District News A Colorado river raft was used. Lybcrt, Quinn Orr and Cliff The raft was made in Vir-1 Chrisuanson. ginia for the treacherous Col- j orado Rive r. It is made of heavy rubber, inflated to Ihrce feet in diameter. The 10 sec- tions are joined to form a 37- foot long raft. The hoys, loaders and raft were launched on (he Watcrton Dam at p.m. They travel-i led downstream for a few miles! and made camp for Ihc night. I COALDALB Mis After a hearty breakfast the Norman (Marion i Ober was u icxl morning, they took oil ccntly olcdcd president of Ihc Ober heads club Inspection held FORT MAC LEOD Macleod Cadet Corps 2309 held their 25th annual inspection re- cently. Inspecting officer was the first commanding officer of Urn unit, H. Col. Reed Ains- cough of Ihe 20th Independent Field Battery of Lethbridgc. Ho addressed the boys, leaders, and parents a taclinner follow- ing the inspection. Instructors for the corps are More honors for student at Stirling STIRLING (HNS) This year's Stirling High School val- edictorian Valerie Hirsche, with a grade point of 3.8 and 98 per cent on her American college lest, has been invited to enter the honors program at both Brigham Young University at Provo, Vlah and Ricks College al Rexburg, Idaho. Valeric acliievcd in Grade nine by winning the Governor- General award for the counly of Warner. In 1969 she was presented with the Dr. Kirby scholarship from the Alberta Federation of Home and School. j Valerie has keen interest In I i 'j' sports. She was a high school j cheerleader for four years and scorckeepcr stalitician for Ihc Stirling Lakers for one season. Last year's lifeguard 'and swimming instructor at the Stirling Pool, she lias her bronze medallion and two bronze bars, plus succeeding in the Red Cross instructor's Japt. Art Chell, commanding officer; Lt. Earl McKcnna, sup- ply officer; LI. Dale Cook, ad- ministrative officer; Ron Hunt, training and Ron Harker, train- ing. Health Week NATAL Clarke, Sparwood community develop- ment officer, says a group of local citizens has organized "Health Week" here. It centres around a display in the Mall on Friday, June 9. Included in the display will ho movies, posters and other materials on ali aspecls of health. Chief concern will be cancer, arthritis, the heart and nutri- tion. Dr. Fred Lundgren will he conducting drug seminars June 14 at Ihe high school and will be address ing students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 on the so- cial diseases. Those organizing the Health Week activities are Mrs. June Bodie. Mrs. Ann Lundgren, Mrs. Bev Downey, Mrs. Shirley Friberg. Mrs. Rcna Mahoncy, Mrs. Belly Ann Sakals and Mrs. Lois Halko. Mr. Clarke is serv- ing as co-ordinalor. Shower held ETZIKOM (HNS) A mis- cellaneous shower was held in Ihe Hoping Community Centre honor Annalee Middleton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Middleton of Champion. A tablecloth and guest book were signed by all the guests, a gift from the Faith Catholic Women's League members who also sponsored the shower. Assisting Miss Middleton in the unwrapping were the pros- pective groom's sisters Joan and Sheila Hcarn, her sister Marjorio Middleton and two other sisters Maura Middleton who recorded and Inez Middle- ton who displayed the gifts for viewing. Another shower was held in the Etzikom Community Hall where the bride-to-be was as- sisted by Sheila and Joan Hearn with Marjorie Middlelon recording and Inez Middleton displaying the gifts. Eye clinic course and the Royal Life Sav- ing s w i m m i n g instructor's course. Further fields of achievement were in completing Grade sev- en in both speech arls aiSl pi- ano at the Royal Toronto Con- servatory. Valerie's present plans arc to enter the faculty of education at the University of Alberta at Edmonton. honors Mrs. Walker NATAL (HNS) Mrs. Alex Walker, past-president of the Michel Natal District Hospital Auxiliary, honored with a dinner at the Fernie Motor Inn recently. Eight members of the aux- iliary altended the dinner. Mrs. Margaret Sofko present- ed a gift on behalf of the aux- iliary to Mrs. Walker. She is leaving Ihc area in the near fu- 12 :i Thursday 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. 300 PAIR TO CLEAR! BOTTOMS AND FLARES tovis in Creom, While, Red. Gaslight Cords in brown and Salmon. Sizes 27 to 38. Regularly to THE tARGEST SELECTION OF WESTERN WEAR IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA. Phono 328-4726 FORT MACLEOD Mountain View Oddfellow and R e b e k a h s lodges will con- duct the annual eye screening clinic in the Fort Macleod Hall June 6 and 7. All preschool cliildren four vears and older will be tested free. Appointments are being mailed lo parents; should they not be able to keep the appoint- ed hour, they may contact Mrs. Nellie Morden to change tha time or bring the children when convenient. During the past year 4.3 per cent of the 10.806 children test- ed required professional caro for various eye defects. First ramble NATAL (HNS) The First Wolf Cub Pack of Sparwood re- cently undertook its first ram- ble of the season. The parly included 20 Cubs under the leadership of Akela Gordon Jangula, two Cub scout- ers, two fathers, and two Scouts who came to assist. The Cubs learned how lo build cooking fires. Plan celebration NATAL (HNS) Plans are advancing well for the Domin- ion D a y celebration to be held at Sparwood for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday weekend June 30 to July 2. Chairman of the celebrations committee, Miss Vallie Quarin, reports there will he a Queen and King contest, parade, teen- dance, c a m p f i r e, pancake ireakfast, social, fireworks and other activities. Delegates named ETZIKOM (HNS) Mrs. Jo- sephine Fauth, a charier mem- ber of the Faith Catholic Wom- en's League, and president Mrs. jOttie Gaelz will be delegates at the 50lh anniversary of the Calgary Diocesan CWL. Decision was made at the re- cent meeting that contact will e made with an African priest rho was adopted and educated by the Faith CWL several years ago. M.rs. Dorothy Harty will be in charge. again. This portion of the river Coaldale Kindles. joes through canyons and has Others elected were: Mis a few rapids. Paul Van Rijn, vice- When they arrived at the president: Mrs. Doug (Shirlev) Blue Trail crossing, several more boys joined them. On Ober. secretary: Mrs. Ben (Karen) Pvcirner, treasurer, and hand to sec Ihc novelty raft I publicity editor Mrs. Richard were parents, interested spec- j (Joyce) Collcy. tators and the press. On down to the crossing at Standoff, they landed and the ones heads school group IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Donald Jones has been elected president of the Iron Springs Home and School Association with Kent Rciler vice-president. Mrs. R. Koencn secretary and Mrs. B. D. Reiter treasurer. Guest speaker at the recent meeting was C. Burge, superin- tendent of the County of Leth- bridge, who spoke on the modi- fied school year. Also in attendance were George Hanna. principal of the Picture Bulte High School, Don Beckland, counsellor at the Pic- ture B u 11 e High School and Dick Papworth, reeve of the County of Lethbridge. The new slate will take office July 1- The president will appoint committees. Outgoing president is Mrs. Ed (Marilyn) Richards. At the recent Kinette meeting it was decided to again make a scholarship available for a grad- uate of Kate Andrews High School. It will be awarded to the Grade 12 student with a diploma having the highest ag- gregate standing in three Grade 12 courses. Mrs. Peter (Lydia) Martens volunteered (o be chairman for the picnic planned for the ex- change students from Montreal in July. Mrs. Van Rijn will be chair- man of the Coaldale Kinsmen Club float for the Coaldale Set- tlers' Days parade in August. Kincttes voted to purchase two teaching aid kits for Mrs. Jennie Emery to be used in her special education class al Hie John Davidson School here. UTTER BEAR'L Marianne Luchia, 9, of Nobleford, looks out from the laughing face of the new litter Bear'! It's the most recent improvement to Nobleford's fine Cen- tennial Park. Bands perform al Coaldale COALDALE (I1XS) S III-1 dents at R. I. Baker and the Kale Andrews high schools were treated (o band music re-! ccntly by the Picture Buttc i Band. j The music was varied in j tempo and style. The band has 97 musicians. Ross Harvey is Ihe conductor. Al Baker' School the Baker Brass joined in with the visiting j band for several selections. Cliff Harvey conducted Ihe; group of 140 young instrumen- j talisLs. He is the Baker Brass j director and the father of Ross j Harvey. School officials report it was a pleasure to have the band from Picture Butte come here In perform. They were well re- ceived. If look three buses In accom- modate all the instruments and players. One entire bus was used for band equipment, reported to cost about S20.000. The other two buses w ere loaded with passengers. The Picture Butte Band Is supported by service clubs. The Baker Brass has not re- ceived this type of assistance. It is backed mainly through school council funds. Some selections played were (he Hogan's Heroes March, Psalm and The Saints, Cre- ation's Hymn. Gypsy Caravan and Close to You. More district pages 28, 29 ''Rainbow of history7 FORT MACLEOD (HNS) "Rainbow of History" is Ihc theme of Ihc Town of Fort Mac- leod's centennial float for t972. Two .vears ago the huge, trail- or was equipped wilh a replica of the fort. The scenes have changes and Ibis year the history of the town is depicted by the rain- bow. Its first appearance, at the Tahcr parade, promoted good will. f SPECIALIST Taber irn gallon expert is Len King. For the past two years he was employed Waler Re- sources, Lethbridgc. He suc- ceeds J. F. Roger Moore, now district agriculturist at Loth- bridge. Bom and schooled at Higli River, Mr. Ring is a g r a ti ualc of Universities of Calgary ami Saskatchewan degrees in science and engineering, specializing in agriculture. He will have re- sponsibility over Tabcr and Vauxhall irrigation offices. ------Gihh I'lioto Fashion show (onighl. a I COA.LDALE (HNS) A fash- ion show by Ihc Grades lo sewing classes of Mrs. A. F. Blnkio Is scheduled for lonighl at eight o'clock in Ihe Kate An- drews High School home eco- nomics rooms. The Ihenu', is "For Every- Ihing There is n Season" and Ihc event is open to Ihc public. al Bank i backs drive for complex NATAL (HNS) The recent standing on the fund drive for (he new Sparwood recreation complex r c a c bed S29.B5R with the prosenlalion of a cheque by the Royal Bank of Canada to tiic ways and means society. Of (lie I ota 1. repre- sents pledges and repre- sents cash donations. Two major c o n I r i b u (ions which had not been acknowl- edged are S.lfln each from Dan- iel's Tires and from the Cana- dian Imperial B a n k of Com- merce. In addition I here has been a contribution of I mm Ihc Klk Valley Rascball Club which operated bore from to IMS. The funds have since been in Ihc bank availing a suilablc cause. There are about six members of (he team of members who slill r aside in Ihe local dis- Iricl. Those presenting Iho money to Ihe ways and means s o c i c 1 y were Jerry Reranek and Frank CENTRE VILLAGE 1, 2, 3, THURS., FRi., SAT. GOOD ASSORTMENT OF COLORS YARD CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 327-4240 ;