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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Canada Pension Plan Offices Set FORT MACLEOD Manag- er of the Lethbridge district, of- fice of the Canada pension plan, J. C. L. Bouchard, announces itinerant offices will be held as follows: Naoton: Oct. 28 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Claresholm: Oct. 28, p.m. to p.m. Fort Macleod: Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The field officer will answer queries on the Canada pension plan, old age security and the guaranteed income supplement. He will also provide assistance in the filing o; applications Del Boiiita Wildlife Club Course Ends DEL BONITA (HNS) The October meeting of the Del Eonita Wildlife Club was held in the school. Hunter training student can- date certificates and badges were presented to the following students by Bill Secret an: Don Althen, Grant Althen, Ron Data, Bill Doyle, Darrel Koskewich, David Newton, Iven Rasmussen, Hussel Bas- niussen, Albert Robinson, Bill Robinson, Ken Smythe, Robert Smyths, and Robert Train. This course was sponsored by the Del Bonita Wildlife Club. Koskewich and Bill Saunders were the instructors vith help from Ron Soles, .fish and wildlife officer of Cardston. Bill Secretai was the hunter trainer representative. Bonspiel Set NATAL (HNS) Knights of Columbus, annual East Koote- nay inter-council bonspiel is set for Sunday Nov. 22, at Fernie with Fernie council hosting the affair. Wojtowicz Re-Elected PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Edward Wojtowicz was re- elected chairman of the Picture Butte Roman Catholic Separate School District at the recent or- ganizational meeting. Incumbent Stanley Linitski and newcomer James Wilton filled the two vacancies on the board by acclamation. Stan Vavra and John Rudc- lich are the other two board members. Mr. Rudelich was also re-elected vice-chairman of the board. PIONEERS HONORED AT PENDANT d'OREILlE Pendant d'Oreille Lutheran Church Women and the community held a banquet for Pioneer Night ot Pendant d'Oreille re- cently. Left to right are: Mr. and Mrs. Osea r Finstad, Marjorie Stromsmoe, Ivor Kona and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson. Mr. Pearson is the only original homesteader still living at Pendant d'Oreille. With backs 1o camera are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weeks of Orion. Leonard Finstad Photo. Prairie Footprints Published Honor 50 Pioneers By MRS. FINSTAD Herald News Service PENDANT D'OREILLE It was Pioneer Night in Pendant d'Oreille recenUy when over SO oidtimers gathered in the Com- munity Hall for a banquet and reunion. Sponsored' by the Pendant d'Oreille Lutheran Church Women and the community, the gathering was organized to in- troduce the book Prairie Foot- prints which contains the his- tory of the area. Former residents came from many distant points to be at the gathering: Alf Wegner, Les- lie and Betty Wegner, Marjorie Stromsmoe and Florence Joyce of Vancouver; others from points in Montana, Milk River, Taber, Medicine Hat and Leth- bridge. Among those attending from Lethbridge were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Evenson, Mr. and Mrs. COUNTRY NEWS These Are TheLcthhtidgc Herald Correspondents In Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR................. General Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Gen. Del. RAYMOND MRS. 8ELIA WOOLF Gen. Del. TURIN Ma Paulin Juhar Phone 738-4394 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising Ivor Kana, Mrs. Miriam San- ta, Mrs. Vyla Jarvis and Mrs. Arthur Mcllrby. LAST HOMESTEADER Special tribute was paid to Carl Pearson as the last origi- nal homesteader to be still living in Pendant d'Oreille. His wife Leila came to this area with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Krenzke, as a young girl of eight. Other pioneers present who have lived in Pendant d'Oreille since its settlement included Melvin and Oscar Snortland, and Oscar Finstad, having come as children with their homesteading parents. Most of the others present spent their youth In this community. Bill Widdop of Foremost had the distinction of having been the first to come to this area. He was a cowboy for the Spen- cer Taylor Ranch, signing on in the winter of 1906-07. The banquet began at 5 p.m. The guests were called to order by Bill Butterwick, .chairman for the gathering. Bill is the field superintendent of the Ca- nadian Montana Gas Company in Pendant d'Oreille, and has spent 20 years in this commu- nity. Grace was said by Arnold Stromsmoe. His father was of the original homesteaders. Floyd Snortland gave the offi- cial words of welcome. A grandson of another original settler, Peder Snortland, Floyd is the president of the local community club. Mrs. Roy Snortland, present- ed the first copy of Prairie Footprinls lo Floyd Snortland This first volume will be auto- graphed by each of the 20 members of the present LCW and will be kept with all other historical records of this com- munity. Those present went to the home of Oscar and Margit Fin- stad. Many others dropped by the Finstad house during this reception to renew old friend- ships with the Pendant d'OriellP pioneers. More than 65 persons signed the guest book. Prairie Footprints was be- gun in Centennial Year, and has been the project of the Pen- dant d'Oreule LCW for nearly four years. The book commit- tee consisted of Mrs. Leonard Finstad, editor; Mrs. Bill But- ferwick, Mrs. Lyle. Nattrass, and Mrs. Norman Finstad. The book contains Uie story of this community from its earliest beginnings up to Uie present and features over 70 picture pages of life in the early days. Another highlight is the sketching by Emma Wfig- ner who not only desgmed the cover, but also drew over a dozen sketches to illustrate the stories told in this unique com- munity history. The Pendant d'Oreille area was settled during the years 1909 to 1912. Although a few of the first homesteaders arrived in the fall of 1909, the majority came in 1910. Thus this history book marks 60 years of settlement in this community. Copies sell for or if mailed direct, as long as sup- ply lasts, and are available from members of the book committee. Opening Sale OF Gwinner's Rodeo Supplies NEXT DOOR TO TREASURY BRANCH IN TABER Sale starts Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and continues to Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Oct. 24 Official Opening Sat., Oct. 24-2 to 9 Herman Under tutting the ribbon Mayor A. Avery representing the Town Douglas Miller, MIA. Other Invited guests are Rodeo Manager Vance Jensen and Roping Club President Lynn Wenbourne. Big Horn factory representative leo Eriksen will be in ottendance Noeona Boot representative Gordon Kesler will be in attendance, also Stan Keeling of Terry Bland Photography. Mrs. Herman Linder and Mrs. Stan Keeling, Rodeo Rope and Leather of Medicine Hat, George Kalin Rodeo Secretary Bob Peterson, Ronaldos each Men's Hair Styling. -----CHECK THESE OPENING SPECIALS FLAIR STYLED PERMANENT PRESS PANTS 50% Polyester, 50% Cotton. Men and boys' sizes 28 to 36, assorted MEN'S WESTERN JACKETS Sizes 36 t.o 44, colors brown and black. Reg. SAtE MEN'S AND BOYS' DRESS PANTS Sizes 28 to 44. Assorted colors and materials BLACK JACK ROPE Reg. 30 ft. long, SAtE.......................... RODEO YACHT ROPE. Reg. SAtE.................................... NYLON LARIAT ROPE Reg. SAtE.................................. HALTERS Reg. SAlE BRIDLES Reg. SAtE................................... MEN'S STRETCHY SOCKS Reg. SAtE.................................... GLOVES Reg. SAtE.................................... Merchandise Certificate SECOND-2 Free Hair Cuts for Ronaido's 9.00 19.95 17.951.19.50 3.90 4.95 9.95 2.00 8.75 1.00 3.25 AO rllZcSi Seek Probe On Dismissal Of Matron TABER (HNS) An investi- gation into events associated with the Sept. 17 dismissal of Mrs. Susan Wiebe as matron of Clearview Lodge is being re- quested by Taber's town coun- cil. Action to call for an investi- gation resulted from a request Tom a six-person delegation "representing the pensioners, lodge residents, and the peo- ple of Taber" on the grounds that Mrs. Wiebe (a member ol the delegation) was discharged without cause. Spokesman M r s. ioraine Kerkhoff said that on Oct. 13 a similar request was made of the Taber MD council who "will strongly support an in- vestigation into the matter." Town council agreed to make the request, in support of Uie delegation, of minister of social development Raymond Speak- er. Tracers Out For Carpets CHANBHOOK cupation by the 400 pupils of new Parkland Elementary-Ju- nior Secondary School by No- vember- 1 appears dicey at present. Element of chance is in the approximately square feet of classroom space carpet- ing, reported by the manufac- turer as shipped in late August whereabouts of which are at present unknown. Tracers are out in all directions. The school is structurally near completion, a new concept of wall panels on steel frame and concrete slabs. The interior is designed so that classroom size can be en- larged or reduced through mov- able partitions. Thes.e can not be erected until classroom area is carpeted. Swim Classes Scheduled NEW DAYTON (HNS) Swimming classes are once again under way with the Red Cross program in Lethbridge. A total of 42 adults and chil- dren are enrolled in a series of 12 lessons under the sponsor- ship of Uie New Dayton rec- reation board. A recreation board meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. to plan events for the winter season. Topics to he discussed are Sunday sports, Christmas con- cert, New Year's Party, and a fall bottle drive. Badminton Set NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Spar- wood Badminton Club officers are Doug Chala, president; Vallie Quarin, secretary and Lynn Menduk, treasurer. Playing sessions will be held each Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from to p.m. at the Sparwood Sec- ondary School gymnasium. Club PICTURE BUTTE (Special) An organizalional meeting for the archery club will be held at the north county roc. rcatlon office Oct. 27, ot p.m. Anyone in the Picture Unite area is welcome to at- tend. TRUCK MISHAP James Hildenbrand, Canadian Sugar Factories employee at Taber, is in.hospital there after a two-truck crash six miles north of Vauxhall on Highway 36. The other truck, loaded with beets, was driven by Peter Vander Dungen. Both vehicles were wreck- ed. Hildenbrand was pulled out of the truck by a neighbor farmer! His injuries are not.believed to be loo severe. Van- der Dungen was not hurt. Mrs. Graham Heads Club COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Arts and Crafts began its new season of activities led by Mrs. Erie Graham as presi- dent. Other officers are Mrs. Frank Lcewen, vice-president and pub- licity chairman; Mrs. Tom Corey, secretary; and Mrs. Esther Corey, treasurer. Business meetings w ill be held on the'fourth Monday of EARLY ATHLETE Religious reformer Martin Lu- ther built a bowling alley in his home in 1483. Aids Busing TABER (HNS) Accepting some responsiblity for the safe- ty of south Taber students crossing Highway 3 and the railway tracks in cold weather months, Taber town Council has agreed to continue its per day payment to Taber school division for morning busing of W. R. Myers High School stu- dents during November through March. A similar payment will be paid to Taber separate school district O.t.ber M, WO THE LtTHMIDGE HEMID 3 Nylons Go To Gooder School NEW DAYTON (HNS) The October meeting of the United Church Women was held at Uie home of Mrs. Austin Skeith with nine members present and the women of tlis Catholic Women's League as guests. Mrs. Donald Duncan gave the devotional "Giving Thanks" in place of Mrs. Cecil DePratu. The roll call was answered with used nylons which will be given to the Dorothy Gooder School. Letters of thanks are to be sent to Mrs. J. Preece and lira. Kitty Kent for lire dozen knitted bandages they supplied for the leper hospital. Members are asked to supply various articles needed for the hospital in Angola. Mrs. Otto Cronkhite gave .the thought for the day. Members are reminded of Presbytery Meeting lo be held ft McKillop United Church, Lethbridge, Oct. 23 and 24 and Presbyterial meeting at Pinch- er Creek, Oct. 28. The program, presented by Mrs. Joe Schill and Mrs. Elton was concerned with the study "Choice in Change." "What Church Means to Me" was the topic discussed. The November meeting will be at the homa of Mrs. Jim Ross, with roll call of toiletries for Uie Provincial Hospital at Raymond. the month in the Kate Andrews High School staff room. Crafts will be held on Wed- nesdays in the homes of mem- bers. Ceramic sessions are to he held at Kate Andrews High School at 7 p.m. Thursday. Mrs. Jock Carpenter of Letli- bridge will be the instructor for the next several Thursdays. Anyone interested is request- ed to contact Airs. Erie Grah- am at 345-3221. Plan Service NATAL (HNS) Knights of Columbus will stage a joint memorial service for two mem- bers, Michael Dumont, a hon- orary life member of Fernie Council who died recently at Vancouver, and Dick LaRoeh- elle, member of Father An- thony, council who died at Natal. The dale will be set shortly and it will be conducted at Fernie. 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