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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, September 11, 1772 THE HHAID 3 Happy greellngs to all you Cubs, Scouts and Venturers who are now back in the educa- tional "palh of life." No mailer whether your years of learning arc few, or many, some 'day you will consider them far too few. Remember, too, that all you learn is packed Inlo one small head. Yes sir, as Ihey say, "It's the lillle things that count." So do your BEST! The Brooks Horticultural Field Day has come and gone, an occasion all you gardeners with green thumbs should take In. It Is a wonderful chance to get started on your badges that have lo do with fruil, flower, vegetable and tree culture. A salute goes to our old friend Jerry Peldial, long-lime Scoutcr in Brooks. He was unable to attend the field day because of surgery. Silver Charm iti top ten TABEK (HNS) For the first time since I960, and only the second time in Ihe history of the Canadian National Arab- ian Horse Show, a Canadian mare was named Canadian Na- tional Champion Mare, in Ed- monton. The marc, Silver Charm, is owned by Dr. and Mrs. George Allen of Taber. Horses in compelition for the champion mare class were from Ihis counlry, and slates ol Washington, Texas, Conneo ticul, Minnesola, Monlana, Ore- gon, Utah, Wisconsin and Ari zona. Silver Charm was the only Canadian horse named among the top mares. Hockey school great success VULCAN With the hocke) school of the New Westminslei Bruins now in its final days 1U success may be indicated b; the demand which has seen thi proposed 60-piayer school en iarged to 99 youngsters. It was found that with thi large numbers unable to be fit ted into the original schedule, third shift became necessary Over the weekend the arem was In use from morning unti night and with the resumptio of school classes the boys wi be rotating two hour shifts from 4 p.m. For the first three days th boys' only complaint was fron "hard work and sore legs" bu later Ihcy were showing im provement and were able keep up closer to the speec waiited by the instructors. Working with the boys seven members ot the Bruin. team who rotate three-man twi hour shifts on the ice. Includec are Bob Bilodeau, Ron Kenni dy, Doug Sauler, Yvonne Dili dean, Terry Richardson, V. Mercrcdi and Bob Craig. lere he was in bed, bandaged but with his Scout Bmile a inly showing. Incidentally, he is the one ho hatches all the pheasant _js and takes time out on oc- aslon to set wild turkeys loose the Porcupine Hills. Hope ou are back lo your pheasant ife, Jerry! On the Labor Day weekend o were trying for our Angler's adge in the Oldman Itlver. uck was running fairly good nd Ihe sunshine (this was be- oro the snow came) was terri- c! Who should loom Into our ghls but Scoutcr Randy a from Diamond City. With im was his friend and com- anion, Trent of the Picture utlc Venturers. He and Randy ertainly ventured back and orth across the stream. That 'atcr, despite the sunshine was OLD. The Grizzly District is plan- ing for days ahead. We have aid farewell to District Com- missioner Larry Tremhlay. He moves away north to Hayncs 'unction .in the southwest 'ukon. Taking his place when the outhern Alberta Region lends ts approval will be Cuh Scout cr Ken Knox of Blairmore. He las hart a lot experience in Scouting and will be setting up raining courses for leaders and naking visits to the various iroups. Good luck, Ken! You Venturers and your lead- ers will be ready lo welcome he new book for YOU. Get your copy at Regional HQ in Lelh- iridge. Now is the time to dress up Camp Log Book a bit, add a map if you can. Give details of leaders, projects and accom- plishments. Why? To submit vith the above detail, if you had at least 50 per cent of your us- ual group was at camp, or the Golden Tent Peg Award. Nov. 10 is the DEADLINE. If happen to have the Golden Tent Peg already you will re- ceive a miniature peg with the current date to mount beside the first one. At the end of October comes another deadline, this time for REGISTRATION. Last fall 1971-72 only those who regis- ,ered got a little flash with the year to wear over their shirt >ocket. A registered group has all the privileges such as insurance, the right to wear uniform and to purchase Badges, So do rot think thut October is ended by a day call- ed Halloween. Be prepared by getting this attended lo at the start. In Scouting we are so often rolling stones. As you know it is nice to See Canada. Start off with seeing Alberta FIRST. Just recenlly we had the op- portunity to traverse the Jas- per-Banff Highway for the first time. What an opportunity lo make photographs, to become a tourist guide, to even slop off and do some form of moun- tain climbing. Remember, matter what you do as a Scout or Cub, there is a challenge for you and Scouting is both GAME and a CHALLENGE. Good hunting, all! Roundup of District News f Kivi? ll Mark anniversary PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Recently friends and neighbors gathered in the Anglican Church Hall to celebrate with Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Becre their Z6th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Nettie Smith presided over the guest book. Entertainment consisted o" solos by Evelyn Bcere, Mrs. Opperman and Mrs. Bensler. Songs were also sung by the Springridge Men's Quartet; Mr. Broese and his men; and also the Benslcr family. Mrs. John Wollman remin- isced on the lives ot the honored couple. Art Grey o! Cowley was the master of ceremonies for the evening. Mr. Grey made the presentation ot a lovely stain- less steel pieces. tea set with other WATERMELON TIME If you happen to be in right place at the right time, you can buy a mighty fine walermelon. Mrs. G. (Vera) Stonehouse of Cardston, right, makes a purchase from Donna Jensen on a recent sunny morning at Cardston. The melons were grown by Claude Wright of Moses Lake. -D'Arcy Rickard Photo Traclor fire VULCAN A crew from the Vulcan Fire Department was called out recently to a tractor fire at the Archie Ferguson farm in the Ensign district. Ihe power take-off of a smal Ford-Ferguson trsctor had been running a loader and after tractor was gassed up fire erup- ted when it was started. Tlie threshing crevf cami from the fields and the tracto: was dragged away from thi granary to an open spot in tin farm yard. The wiring on the tractor was burned as were some tires o: the tractor and loader. Watch for tags PINCHER CREEK (HNS) With the recent opening of th elk hunting season, hunters ar asked to notify a fish and wild life official -or office it they so or shoot a tagged elk. Since January, 1971, a tola Mrs. Hattie Heninger holds open house today RAYMOND (HNS) In 1903 Elattie Walton Heninger came with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Andrew Walton, to settle at Raymond. Here she married John T. Heninger and the couple en- gaged in farming and ranch- ing. O'fl guard HANNA The calling of a federal election on Oct. 30 by Prime Minister Trudeau didn't catch tlirce candidates in Crow- foot constituency entirely off guard. The three are: incumbent member J. H. Homer for the Progressive Conservative party, Andy McAllister of Lomond for the Liberals and Jim Green ot Brooks, Social Credit. An NDP candidate has yet lo be nominated and on the strength of the B.C. provincial election, there is little doubt but what a party representative will be contesting the Crowfoot seat. Winter wheat: 50 bushels every acre RAYMOND (HNS) As the grain harvest reaches the half-way mark, records yields continue lo come in. The moisluro in July came at the right time for Ihe winter wheat fields and the heads fill- ed plump and full, The crop of winter wheat has averaged 50 bushels per acre. This exceeds any yield for many years. Indications are spring wheat will harvesl out at an aver- age of 40 bushels. All grain is making top grades up to the present time. Barley, with 60 per cent bar- 'ested. is averaging 55 bushels. A number of fields have yielded n excess ot 80 bushels from ir- rigated fields with oats exceed- ing 100 bushels In many fields. The average harvest for rapeseed through the district, in past harvests, has been around 25 bushels. This year's FOR COMPLETE BOOK PUBLISHING CONTACT TJic Utlibridge Herald PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHY DIVISION PHONE 327-3203 or 326-4411 crop has produced as high as 40 bushels. Sugar beets, given good har- vest weather, should produce a better-than-average harvest for the district. Grass lands are good. Mois- ture is keeping the grass pro- ducing and r.nimals are in ex- cellent condition. SENIOR CHAMPS Tennis champions at Nobletord are Shirley Sjogren and Karl Lang. Lang took the Noble Cultivators Award and the Nicbor Farm Supplies Award. They topped Ihe men's end women's sections of 1lie Nobleford Tennis Club's recent lournny. Luchia Pliolo They purchased land in the ,ucky Strike district where icy became well-known for leir contribution to agricul- ure. Today Mrs. Heninger old open house at the Bruce home between the lours of 3 and 7 p.m. Mrs. Heninger has many ac- complishments to her credit, icr latest is the publication of a wok, printed by The Leth- iridge Herald. The book is fin- shed and will be a gift to her :hildren and close friends. of 39 elk have been tagged In the Bob's Creek wintering rang north of Lundbreck. The purpose of the project for identification followed b steps to preserve key summe and winter ranges for elk. Tagged elk are not given an special status and they may harvested. Each of the 39 elk have ha ifferent colored and designed ands put on their pecks. The project is being carried ot by the fish and wildlife divi- on of the provincial depart- ient of lands and f ores is. Okay power FORT MACLEOD (HNS) iayor George Buzunis moved eceutly that the town put its wn power Into the southeast of the town as the nura- jer of outlets now warranted uch a move. I Calgary Power had been serr- ing this area in the past. It unanimously carried. Clean-up set PINCHER CREEK (Special) Sept. 17 Is the date set by a special committee of town council for a volunteer clean-up of the creek banks ot the Pinch- er Creek. Long-range plans of the town ndicate that the creek bank rom the Beaver Mines bridge lo the campgrounds at the east end of town will eventually be- come a public park. The work bee is to start at 8 Sunday morning, Cancer meeting FORT MACLEOD (HNS) The Fort Macleod branch of the 'anadian Cancer Society will lold a public meeting on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. in the United hurch Hall. Cancer officials are certain SO per cent of all cancer deaths could be avoided if a proper educational program were giv- en and followed by the public. The program of this annual meeting will deal with tional methods to be employed by the man In the street. Guests will be announced at a later date. They will include a medical doctor, cancer work- will be turned over to tha Diocese of Calgary, making the administrator responsible to ers and patients. The general public Is encour- aged to attend. Local board PINCHER CREEK (Special) At tile recent town council meeting, a letter from the Daughters ot Jesus was read, stating the intention is to not agement of St. Vincent's llospi tal. Curling rink on the way at Nobleford NOBLEFORD new curling rink will be in op- eration this winter. Phase one" plans were re- viewed recenlly and the con- tact was awarded to a Leth- bridge-based firm. At the same time, Paul Gold- ade was elected chairman of .he Nobleford Community Ice Centre at the recent annual meeting. Elected to the board of di- rectors were Todd, Stewart Whillans and Geoff DeBoer. A vote of thanks was extend- ed lo retiring director Louis Siray. Re-cleclcd secret ary-treasur- er was Lucinda Luchia. At the first executive meeting of the club, new members Gor- don Luchia, Paul Goldade and Richard Deimulh joined the others. George Todd was cbosen president for his 10th term. Richard Deimuth was re- elected vice-president. The Nobleford Community Ice Centre has been successful in its negotiations with the depart- mcst of national revenue and has been accepted as a chari- table organization. All dona- tions made towards the build- ing program will be income tax dedvctabTc. Since the club is a member of the Nobleford Savings and Credit Union, it was decided lo deposit a substantial amount in shares, with the organiza- tion. Two seek seat NANTON Two Nanton resi- dents are vying for the vacated position on town council in the election on Wednesday, Sept, 13. flon Lock is Imperial Oil bulk agent and Glen Hr.chcr is a coo- tractor, _; FARMERS ONLY! PLAN NOW TO ATTEND FARMFEST THE LARGEST AGRICULTURE SHOW OF THE 70's SEPTEMBER 15 VERNON CENTRE, MINNESOTA, U.S.A. Where yon ivill sec World Ploughing Match. Some 200 different farm equip, displays. The latest in seed and feed equipment. Women's programs fashion shows, show homes, etc. Plus a 90-minute live performance by Bob Hope. AND lake part in Harvestore Educational Program for Beef and Dairy Producers in the heart of Minnesota's most productive farm area. Visit 2 very successful beef and dairy farms that are feeding with the Harvestore Sys- tem. TOUR ARRANGEMENTS CO-ORDINATED BY: Western Harvestore Ltd. Price per person Limited Space Avaifablo INCLUDES: AIR FARE FROM CALGARY, 1 NIGHT ACCOMMODATION, MEAIS, AND AIL ADMISSIONS TO FARMFEST. For reservations and further information PHONE COLLECT 452-3332 Edmonton Or wrile Western Harvestore 11604- 145 Street Edmonton, Albcrla Ltd. ;