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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Soplgmbor 28, 1970 THE IETHBRIDOE HERAID 3 ON THE HOOF The days of the large cattle drve are not over. Following a round-up of 500 head of yearling steers Shorthorns, Aberdeen Angus and a mixture of the two were driven by 10 cowboys the 25 miles from W. S. Johnson and Sons ranch near Vaux- hall to Prairie Livestock yards at Taber. The herd spent a night at the Oldman River, crossing over to the Valgard- son ranch east of the Expanse Coulee bridge the next morning and arriving at the Taber yards shortly after noon. Ross Gibb Photo Barb-Wire Boys Are Early Birds In Bid To Spark Blair more Events By VERM DECOUX Crowsncsl Pass Bureau B It A11R will mark its 60th anniversary in 1971 and to celebrate the ev- ent properly Joe Lapine and Norman Hammer of the Barb Wire Johnnies suggested to town council a program of ev- ents that could be held next summer. It was felt that the towns 60th year of incorporation should be marked in a more festive manner than a one day celebration. The plan proposed by Hie BWJ's would include a parade, beard growing contest, queen contest, dances, athletic ev- ents, children sports, ball tour- naments and an old timer's re- union to be scheduled with oth- er items in a four day July 1 weekend. Alt Longworth and John Yanota of the Blalrmore Minor Hockey Association indicated to council that the present dressing room and facilities at the Blainnore arena were in- adequate. It was suggested that two additional dressing rooms with lockers and faculties be built and that the penalty and play- ers boxes be enlarged. Council requested that the Association present a more specific plan of the proposal and estimated cost. Councillor Don Dececco re- ported Slat the Preventive So- cial Service were preparing a questionaire to be circulated in town to get the opinion of local citizens regarding the or- ganization of a "Day Care Cen- tre" for working parents who have children. Council went on record sup- porting the City of Lethbridge's brief protesting the natural gas rate increase that is to be pre- sented to the Public Utilities Board. A letter was received from the Fire Commissioners office indicating that fire safety con- ditions in the town of Blair- more were good. The letter also recommended that consideration be given to the town adopting a fire by- law along the lines of the Na. tional Fire Code. Ulrich Safes and Service were the successful bidders to School Building ReferendumLooms CRANBROOK Cranbrook school board is mak- ing preliminary estimates of construction needs for which it may seek December referen- dum approval from the depart- ment of education. Most recent referendum was for million in 1968 which now been expended. Considering building costs only the board proposes a 000 four classroom pri m a r y POT-LUCK J-TOWDY! A helicopter picked up a dinosaur recently near Brooks. Irene Vanderloh reports it was a "first" in the Steveville Badlands. A large dinosaur skeleton, plastered in three sections, was lifted out by helicopter and placed in a truck. Plastered dinosaurs, eh? Sla- ted for the University of Alber- ta Museum? Well, there's noth- ing like a sevfinty-miHion-year- old hangover. Meanwhile, Uanna author J. C. Charj'k is bringing out Pulse of a Community, volume 2 of the Little White Schoolhouse. Mr. Charyk has an essay con- test going for school students. Write for rules to Box 125 Hanna. Lottsa prizes. District Home Economist Miss Judy Fccnstra will tell all about kmlling and other things to keep you in stitches at the annual meeting at Claresholm at p.m. Tuesday. The law says girls are mi- nors until they are 21 but a few are golddiggers all their lives. Congratulalions to Lc v i n a Eaglcspcakcr, winner of the Fort Macleod Historical Asso- ciation scholarship of to a graduate from the F. P. Walshe school. THOSE SCOTS! "Were you able to sell Mc- Tavish a asked the cemetery superintendent of a salesman. "He would not buy. He was afraid he would not get the full benefit of it." "But the man is going lo die asserted the super- intendent. "That's what I told him, hut he oiily answered, 'suppose 1 got drowned at enjoyed reading Jean Swi- Iiart's tribute to the late Jim VcXab. Thought we'd swipe a paragraphs: "One of the horses became 'r-v.-n as horse no one could it is after this animal and or.'ginal owner that our Mid- Stadium received its name in 1967. "Midnight'' was famous he was hard, B'ARCY RICKARD he had a mean streak and no one could befriend di- rect opposite to his owner. "Mr. McNab, a devoted fam- ily man, a '.rue friend, and an honest neighbor was a typical western cowboy. Always a slow, steady smile when, he met a friend and all he met soon became friends, regardless of color or creed. Principles and ideals were more important to him than anything. "The chapter he has written in the development of this com- munity is closed. He has left to us, his family and friends, and all who will come our way, a rich heritage, a set of values for all to emulate. We are rich- er because he was here." A man celebrates his birth- day by taking a day off. A wo- man takes a year off. And here's a couple of cook- ing tips from The Homemaker, Miss Barbara Stuart of Vulcan: "Why is it NOT advisable to add baking soda lo intensify the color of green vegetables as they cook, or lo soften dried vegetables as they soak? The soda destroys flavor and nu- Irienls. In addilion. it lends lo give a mushy yroducl. "Why is red cabbage gener- ally cooked with a bit of acid such as vinegar or cpple? Hard water which is alkaline can cause the cabbage to change from red to blue. The acid neu- tralizes the alkalinity. "Why cook rhubarb in a sugar syrup rather lhan cook it in walcr and add the sugar af- terwards? Cooking in a sugar syrup Irelps the pieces ret a i n school for a site it owns south of South Eleventh Street and ecst of Seventh' Avenue. Southside schools are at pres- ent most obvious requirement to relieve pressure on T. M. Roberts and Amy Woodland Elementary Schools. Capacity pressure on Laurie Elementary Junior Secondary will be eased when its 500 shift building users occupy their own Parkland Elementary Junior in November, constructed from earlier referendum money. Second major item proposed is structural improve- ments and alterations to Tenth Avenue Primary at 3rd Street South. Nucleus of this building was a frame two storey Catholic parochial school built before 1920. It wa; later bought by Cranbrook board to b e c o in e Cranbrook High School. Brick wings expanded it for continued CHS use until about 1949 when Mount Baker Secondary was built and it reverted to pri- mary elementary use. Third item would be Amy Woodland Elementary outside finishing repairs at This single storey frame building is at 911 South Sixth Street. In addition fc Parkland sub- stantial additions to Laurie and Mount Baker, and improve- ments at other schools resulted from the most recent referen- dum. Annexation Permission Sought CLARESHOLM (HNS) The Town of Claresholm has applied to the local authorities board in Edmonton for permis- sion to annex about a section of land adjacent to the town on the south side. The reason for the move is lo bring into the town all land now owned by the town on which is located the town farm: the cemetery; storage area; sewage lagoons; food control areas: as well as to provide sites for the proposed 50-bed municipal hospital; the pro- posed recreation complex; and for addiiiona! sites for potential industrial expansion. The only opposition is ex- pected lo come from the MD of Willow Creek when the pub- lic hearings into the applica- t'ncir shape, thus preventing a j lion are hoM at a future date. soupy, mushy product IRC croncii has pivcn third "Why ccck dried fruits Ln j and final reading bylaw to ter and cooking i and add the suasr after I provide Si2.300 (or the improve- ing is in mcr.1 of alleys in business area of town. the cooking water may prevent the fruit from absorbing enough moisture." Orator: "And novv, ladies and gentlemen, I'd like (o tax yoar memory." Voice from the back cf (hs i held recenSSy. ream: "Oh. r.o'. Xci loc." The fall Icrm c! Sunday And a special goodnight lo all i Scsiool classes started RALLY DAY XOBLEFORD (HNS) The I United Church Rally Day was supply the town with o two-ton truck for the sanitary depart- ment and Lindys Esso of Ecl- levue were the successful bid- ders on a half-ton unit. Urge Dormancy TABEK (HNS) Dormancy during 1971 will be recommend- ed by the board of directors at the Oct. 26 annual meeting of Highway 36 Association to be held at Hanna. Notice of the meeting was discussed by the Taber Cham- ber of Commerce council. Con- sideration was given to form- ing a Southern Highway 36 As- sociation if the parent group fails to function. Award CLARESHOLM low Creek School division agreed to give an award of to the Grade 9 student in each town with the highest marks as an incentive. The department of Indian af- fairs is reported to be willing lo pay 75 per cent of the cost of a remedial reading class for the Fort M a c 1 e o d Junior High school. Christmas vacation this year will run from Dec. 24 to Jan. 3 inclusive- The trustees passed a motion that substitute teaching will not be recognized for experience purposes when calculating teacher salaries. The substitute leaching will count for pension purposes, past. however, as in the Principal Markus Heck of the Claresholm Junior HiRh is ask- ing for donations of suitable books and magazines to fill the empty shelves of the library, When the senior high school moved to the new building they took the books with them. Peo- ple who liavo books at home they are no longer reading could cither lend or give them to the junior high library. Plan New School TABKU UlNS) Activity to- ward a new Central School in Taber got under way when Ta- ber school division's board of trustees met with archil e c t John llolden of Calgary. Discussions centred on propo- sals and plans for the new school building which likely wall be located north or west of Ihe recently constructed audi- torium. The board had hoped lo con- vert this auditorium lo band use and build Ihe new school al Ihe west side of the block, but the school buildings branch has not given its approval though further representations will be made. No Election GRASSY LAKE I HNS) There will be no election for councillor in the village of The guests were presented with a purse of money and a pole lamp. 'Ilia presentation was made by Evelyn Henrietta, sister of Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. M u s i 1 were Grassy Like Ihis fall. William Marshall allowed his name stand for nomination and this was the only nomination received. I Is for one-year ctrin, prior lo the in- stituling of triennial elections. In the fall of 1971, tlic terms of all councillors will expire ami nominations will be re- quired for three councillors. Mr. Marshall lias been on the council since February, 1970, completing the term of Gerald Massong had resigned. Brownie Pack NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Mrs. E. T. Norlhey is making ef- forts to reorganize a Brownie Pack for the District of Spar- wood. Donna Neufelt and Pat Mea- dows havs already volunteered to help. More leaders will be required. Any person who is willing and able to help is asked to contact Mrs. Northey at 425-6303. 25th Anniversary SPARWOOD (HNS) Rela- tives and friends cf Mr. and Mrs. Phil Musil gathered at their home recently to cele- brate their 25th wedding anni- versary. married at Blainnore Sept. 22, Probe Joint Use CLARESHOLM low Creek school division board formed a committee made up of trustees Lindsay, Huddle, Bar and Jordan to meet with a committee of the Town of Claresholm to discuss joint use of library facilities and school grounds. Mayor Ernie Patterson of Clarcholm has suggested a joint town and school library could be of mutual benefit. Heads Circle BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Blanche Harper recent- ly was elected presidenl of Ihe Blairmore Circle of Service. Other officers: vice presi- denl, Mrs. Gale Duncan: treas- urer, Mrs. Dianne Penninglon; secretary Mrs. Vilma Perozak; church building committee, Hel- en Giacomuzzi and representa- tive on the church manse and sanctuary committee, Mrs. Ya- suko Shigehiro. When Eatonb first opened their doors we were writing our fifth annual report. The famous T. Eaton Company goes way back to 1869. We go back a bit further to 1864. This was even before the nation's founding fathers had got together at Charlottetown. it was early spring, March 18th. The place was London, Ontario. On that day 25 pioneer businessmen climbed the steps to the room above MacFie's Store and founded the company that is now Canada Trust. Our first office was just behind that store. Now of course, both MacFie's Store and our first office are gone.- But'the original idea born at that meeting still lives on in our present company philosophy; "To bring the maximum amount of energy and in- telligence to bear on the project in order to most effectively serve the client." It can't die. It just keeps getting better, For the more we grow, the more service we are able to provide. This is why we're now one of Canada's largest trust companies, with more branches coast to coast than anyone else. if you have a financial need of any kind, no matter how complex or small, we can likely service that need for you. We're as close as your phone... or visit any of our offices. Anytime. CANADA TRUST HURON ERIE Lethbridge Calgary Edmonton Medicine Hat t Red Deer women's lib candidates. !Z7all0a.ra. ;