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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Solurdoy, October 1971 THE IETHBSIDGE HERALD 3 Pass'words Night out for oldtimers BLAIRMORE CNP Bureau) Blairmorc senior citizens will be feted ill the annual ban- quet in the Blairmore Elks Hall Monday. The event, sponsored by the Order of Ihe Royal Purple, will begin at p.m. It is open to any citizen 70 years of age and older- They may be ac- companied by husbands or wives. Persons who require trans- portation or who have not re- ceived an invitation should phone 562-2736 or 5C2-2482. en- tertainment is planned. Margetak heads curlers BLAIRMORE CNP Bureau) Lud Margelak of Frank re- cently was elected president of the Blairmore Men's Curling Club. Officers include vice-presi- dent, Harvey Megli; secretary- treasurer Fred Smith; and ex- ecutive members Marx Grys- "ehuk, Dellti Peressini. Gus Erickson, Alt Longworth, Fred Bradley, Lloyd Filemek and Bill Kundert. An opening mixed 'spiel will be held Nov. 5, 6 and 7 and 32 rinks will participate. The regular league will begin Nov. 8. Men interested in curling may get in touch with secre- tary-treasnrer Fred Smith. Ice committee chairman Del- Id Peressini says two heaters installed in the arena last win- ter had proven satisfactory. CATTLE DRIVE About 500 steers, yearlings and coming two-year-olds cross the Oldman River in the annual W. S. Johnson and Sons cattle drive. The river crossing is en route from the Vauxhall district ranch to the Holtman feedlot northeast of Taber where delivery was taken by the auctioneer. Miss McCarley of Vauxhall, well known in barrel racing circles, was out for the fun of it all. She leads her horse up the steep river bank. _ROSS Gibb Photos Knox named cubmaster BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) j be held on the morning of Ken Knox was appointed cubmaster of the newly-orga- nized Blairmore Boy Scouts group. Mr. Knox, a new resident of Blairmore, comes from Ed- monton where he has had seven years experience as a cubmaster in the capital city. A total of 30 boys have regis- tered for the troop and first project will be a bottle drive to Saturday Oct. 16 to raise funds for registrations and o I h er costs. The boys will meet in the new Scout and Cub Hall built by the Blairmore Lions Club in the basement of the Blairmore Elks Hall. The meetings will be held Tuesday from to 8 p.m. All interested boys are invit- ed to attend. Indoor stampede enthusiasm high I Mother's Day RAYMOND (HNS) Enthu-Rodeo Association towards the siasm is running high for the first major event in the new ice area, the first indoor stam pede for the town. Five hundred attended Friday night's performance, ft goe: again tonight at o'clock- The area show will feature all of the major events of an outdoor stampede, saddle brom ride, barback bronc ride, bul ride, steer wrestling, calf rop- ing and ladies ban-el race. The winners' points will at: be credited with the Chinook TABER FROZEN FOODS PHONE 223-2633 TABER NEW MANAGEMENT SALE IN EFFECT UNTIL SAT., OCT. 16 FRONTS of BEEF......Ib. 43c HINDS of BEEF.......Ib. 72c SIDES of BEEF.......Ib. 57c SIDES of PORK.......Ib. 29c SIDES of LAMB......Ib. 57c ALL MEATS UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED CUTTING, WRAPPING IN ALUMINUM FOIL AND FREEZING per Ib. r CURING HAM and BACON..................... CUSTOM SLAUGHTERING TUES., WED., THURS., FRI. AT TABER PACKERS BACKS SPOHTPLEX Duncan Uoyd, left, president of the Coaldale Fish and Game Association, presents a cheque for S1.372 to Bill Holmes, centre, chairman of the Sporlplex fund-raising committee. Mayor A. F. Blakie, right, indicates solid (own support for the project, now well along in construc- tion under the able guidance of construction supervisor Gerd Voclskc. The game chin raised this money through a raffle. Tymburski 1972 season. This in itself should bring to the Raymond show top cow- boys. Livestock will come from the string of Lethbridge. For this first indoor stam- pede it w a s necessary t o bring in bleachers from Leth- idge. Concessions will be operated by the Raymond Lions club. program iiears PINCHER CREEK (Special) Pincher Creek parks and recreation department is at- tempting to organize a "Moth- er's Day Out" program this fall. The program will consist of eight two-hour sessions on a variety of topics. It will include guest speakers, quick crafts, self-improvement items and special events. Coffee, cookies, and babysitting services will be provided by the host. Registration fees are for the program and registration may be made at the Pincher Creek parks and recreation of- fice. Children's eyes to be tested for acuity in Rebekah clinics throughout area The Oddfellows and Rebe- kahs of Lethbridge Lodge No. 2 will hold annual eye screen- ing clinirs (visual acuity test) for pre-school children in the Barons-Eureka Health Unit re- gion. The clinics provide the oppor- tunity to have a regular eye examination. Much of what a child learns depends on his visual capabili- ties. Defects can be corrected if caught early- During the past year, the vi- sual acuity test showed that 4.8 Wind-threshed crops included in aid bid TABER (HNS) Additional compensation is in sight for farmers in the Vuaxhall and Hays districts whose crops suf- fered damge during the hurri- cane winds Sept. 11. The Taber MD council has amended its application for as- sistance to the federal dcpart- iSportplex tagged by council COALDALE (HNS) Coun- cil has decided to offically name the new recreational fa- cilities being built here the Coaldale and District Sports- plex. The facilities are seen as a joint effort between town and district residents and council. The forming of a board of management for the Coaldale and District Sportsplex was lion of the council for acquisi- j also agreed to. It will comprise tion of the old fire pumper four members at large, truck recently replaced by a jointly owned by the town and MD. The successful bidder was Joseph Toth of Lethbridge. A petition from MD ratepay- ers adjacent to the town of Vauxhall requested considera- __r____ _, _, representative from the south- nent of agriculture under the new unit. i ern regional recreation board. PFAA, to include those crops The council had already re-Jone 'own councillor and one which were threshed by the ceiyed a similar request "from County of Lethbridge counr.il- wind, not included in the ini-1 residents of the Enchant dis-! tial application. trict, and had tentatively set Council learned from a reply rom Glen R. Purnell, deputy ninistcr of agriculture for AI- icrta, that while there is no purhcase the truck- current legislation authorizing No decision up a fire protection area there, In addition, the Town of Vaxu- hall made representations irovincial government aid, the natter has been discussed with Agriculture Minister Hugh Horncr and a call for inventory f damage has been made. Council accepted the highest the machine will, likely go to the MD area best qualifying for the service. The new owners would recompense fire protec- tion area No. 1 (Taber area) )f seven tenders ranging from j Fire "protection areas pay 203 to for the sale of the j special mill rate for the pro'tec- 958 Volkswagen amubalcne' tion received. per cent of children test- ed, required professional care for various eye defects. Most of the parents were unaware that anything was wrong with the child's eyes, prior to the clinic. Clinic schedules are: Coalhurst Legion Hall, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. until noon. Hardieville School, Oct. 18, to 4 p.m. Coaldale Health Unit, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. until noon; to 4 p.m. Coaldale Health Unit, Oct 20, 10 a.m. until noon, to 4 p.m. Vauxhall Elementary School, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. until noon, to 4 p.m. Taber Health Unit. Oct. 22. 10 a.m. until noon; to 4 p.m. Taber Health Unit, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. until noon; to 4 pm. Nobleford School, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. until noon, to 4 p.m. Picture Butte Library, Oct. 27. 10 a.m. until noon, to 4 p.m. MEN NEEDED In this area to train as LIVESTOCK BUYERS LEARN TO BUY CATTLE, HOGS AND SHEEP at tale barnt, feed and tenches. We prefer 10 train men 21 to with livestock cxperienci. For local Interview, write agt, phone, flddreia end background NATIONAL MEAT PACKERS TRAINING Box Denver, Colorado 80201 QUANTITY BUYER located in South West Alberta WILL PAY CASH FOR FEED BARLEY and OATS PHONE 269-6987 IN CALGARY ANYTIME BADMINTON COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Badminton Club begin the season Monday, Oct 18, at 8 p.m. in the Ka'te An drews High School gym and will continue every Monday ai that time. NOTICE TO ALL NON-PROFIT GROUPS THAT HAVE BEEN MAKING USE OF THE FREE ROTHMAN'S CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS PUBLISHED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD EACH SATURDAY, PAGE 2 THIS SERVICE, A COURTESY OF ROTHMAN'S HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY WITHDRAWN PLEASE WATCH FOR FORTHCOMING ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE RESUMPTION OF THIS WEEKLY FEATURE LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIALS COALDALE (HNS) By special decree of town council celebrated Saturday, here. The usual trick or treat day is Oct. 31 but as it falls on a Sunday this vear it was flet by council it should be moved ahead one day to Saturday. JOHNSON SAWMILLS HIGHWAY 3 t> These Are The Utltkidge Herald COUNTRY NEWS BigTaste TOUR HALL Gratis Girl- Guides lour He Coutts Fire Hall during Fire Prevention Capt. G. Hacke, as- sisted by firefighter U. Tre- hnb. demonstrated llic use of the portable oxygen tank. Thirteen Guides nnd leaders Beth Trehnb, Eunice Minor and Minnie Mellafont learned how to fight fires and also how to prevent them. Hacke Photo. More district on page 12 IKBlili'jiil: IkiPIt......mini Correspondents in Your Area BLACKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY P.O. Box 148 CRANBROOK NANCY MILES (Special) 304 5th St. 5. ETZIKOM MRS. THEKLA EHNES Gun. Dot. FOREMOST GEOFF. TAOO (OX381 FAITH MRS. THEKIA EHNB Gun. Del. Contact these poopta for your District News er Advertising TRADITION Rye Whisky Schenicy made il full-bodied and mellow. Yd srnootn. You made il our fastest growing Canadian Rye Whisky, ;