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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Hcliof Society looks hack years iMAOiiATH Firsl ami second ward Clmrcli Kelief Societies celebrated 1301h anniversary of the organ- ration recently will] a siropor and vnricly program. The Mag- ralh Assembly llall was decor- Mcd with a covered wagon ami boois, saddles, v.Tslcrn wear am! guitars Coal oil lamps centred each table where lunch was served by young couples in western dress. Real Coleman was master o[ ceremonies. President Nonna Pilling wel- comed 250 guests, slating the Relief Society w a s organized here in 1500, 53 years after its inception in the U.S. Early presidencies were rep- resented by Irene Slrang, Maude Riric, Afton Anderson and Vada Brow, Participants were: Varge and Jlichacl Bennett, guitar and mandolin duct; D. Anne At- and Joan Taylor, vocal duet with Craig Bennett guitar accompanist; western si; it; Robert Rasmiisseji, Pxichard Carter. Doug Marker; trio, Mary Baker, Eva Marie Hark- er, Beth Tcomer, accompanied bv Carol Dahl; Chinese imita- tions Nyal Fletcher: har- monica Uoyd Subcy; Doolies Down by Creek Skit. Alice Stevenson. Shelter! Ririe, Richard Carter and Lois Bounie. PC director CRANBROOK (Special) Ron Powell of Cranbrook, part- ner in Today Publications and managing editor of the Cran- brook Courier, was nnniccj re- gional director in the Kootonay area tor the B.C. Progressive Conservative Association at its recent coast convention. _ Thuricfny, April 6. 1972 THE inilBRIDGt HtRAlD 3 ISy HAIIKKIt Jlcralil News Service MACi HATH The first Cmirl of Inquiry in Alberta convened here recently under section three ot the Human Rights Act. Mrs. Francis Weasclfal of Cardston claimed a violation of human rights occurred April 26, 1971, when she stopped at Denny's Shell Service here for gasoline and had lo pay be- fore Denny Driscol, proprietor, pnl the in her She said: "Mr. Driseol de- mands payment in advance from pctplp, not from rilhers, Is a form of discri- ininntion." Chairman of tlic board of in- quiry lawyer Marlln Hoyl of LcttibrLdgc, called Mr. Driscol. He stated: "In cases of In- dians, transients, truckers, hip- pic.1; and doubtful strangers I a sk for money i n advance to protect my business." Previous experience In- dians showed, he said, that some do not pay their bills and snecial permission is required tn go on the reserve to collect. He named several Indians who get his credit license they arc trustworthy, lie stated Mrs. WcaselfaL of- fered him the money first; he did not ask for it. In such cases it is customary for him lo take ttm money while the tank is Filling so he can make change if necessary. Keith Ilenders, director of MOVES BOOKS Sheriff Gray Cressman helps move law books from the old Fort Maclcnd Court House lo the new court house. It took a four-man crew front tlic de- partment of public works, Lctliliriclgc, days more Hie hooks. His lion. Judge C, G. Yanosik and lawyer K. A. Jacobson helped as well. Swihart Photo. Fort Beuhm draws cighl TABKR (HNS) Eight Taber high school students left home recently for Fort Benton where they will participate in a K [warns Club-sponsored stu- dent exchange program. They will attend school at Fort Benton. MaUii--! the trip arc Bill Gib- hinps, T'romvyn Kllingson, Hoy Beckman, Michael Saunders Charlotte Orfino, Ken Mc- Laugnlin, Val Merkle, ancJ Kari.s Hunt. tlic human rights branch, Kd-1 nionlon. asked Mr. Driscol if lie i would extend credit lo a person I wlm was linancially respon- sible. }lis reply M-as: "I to be certain in my own mind that the person is trustworthy." He said this is a financial problem lo ensure his success, lie has put gas in cars and not received any payment. When Mr. I lenders said he could call the police, Mr. Kris- col replied: "I've done that and they have apprehended the guy but that doesn't get my money.'1 lie told of two while men from Ontario who did (his and were put in jail hut he got no payment, "It is not only Indian people I demand advance payment he said. Elmer Harrison, h u in a n i rights officer of Edmonton, gave statements from an inter-', view he had with Mr. Dtiseol Aug. 19, 1971. U was establish- ed that Mr. Driscol would only a few Indians and for oth- j ers it was "risky business un- I less he could drain the gas tank." i Mr, Harrison suggested a let-1 ter of apology at thai lime to i Mrs. Weasclfal but Mr. Driscol j refused, saying she could apolo- gize for putting a picture of him and the service station in the Kanai News. Chairman Hoyt pointed out Mr. Driscol's statement on ad- vance payment established his business policy. Mr. Hoyt said this is the first hearing of human rights in Al- berta and he wants it under- stood this is not a court of pun- ishment but one to encourage change in behavior if neces- sary. news Collect bottles I'rice of lots TAliKH (HNS) Umd policy and Uic leasing tif farm ST1I1IJMJ IMiNS) Cubs and Brty Scouts will lutld a drive Saturday morning, Aprii 'Ilicy will collccl old batteries. grazing lands were the. and returnable bottles, ccmsjrtercd at a rp- They will also accept cash i cent special meeting of the Ta- donations. (own council. With a iiev: judicial asscss- inf in authorized f o r 1972 as a basis for the 1B73 tax roll, coun- -j per CRANUnOOK (Special) The 010 loans Record assets at just under M. 2 about hulf tlie roved lc; in com- cause space. million were reported to Uio re- cent Cranbrook Savings Credit membership from 1970's Union annual meeting. mercial and home mortgages, were reported at 1 i Payment (I c 1 i n q u e n c ies dropped by about in Kiniiiicia slalcraent showed Logging leaps CRAXBROOK (S p e c i a waTcr rights Nelson forest district scale for; property. nonth if land is user! for con- struction purposes prior to Oc- lobcr 1. Council directed that action tic taken to cancel the termin- able portion of tlic Irrigation for 1S72 on this f'oimcil also autliorized the March was cubic Fixed assets include administration cost SlW.JliO forj fccl. UP nearly two million leasing for Rray.inR of land cost premises on 11 Ui Ave. dc-I manager D. llellrud and his. fccL compared to llic previous c o m p r i s ing the old dump ground, in total an acres, to to 'I7.IW.327 c. n. Shockey for a cash rental predated to ret. slaff of four, v.-itb building and arc Approval went to n four per i occupancy cost additional' 1'h'5 cent dividend on shares held March 1. Membersliip in 1971 by to a total Eind o'her opc.rriting ex- penses Year-end undividexl earnings were S12.1M. elected were Molnar1, William Finch and A. K. Man.jak, and two-year director Mrs. Bud Cald'well. The then re-elected W- J. Belding chairman, Mr. Man- jak vice-chairman and Mr. Moluar, secretary. cubic feel the scale for the firM of a year on a calendar quarter of 1972. compared with year basis. .'I9.fi06.965 cubic feet for the firs-l It was also voted Ibal all quarter of 1971. lease contracts on rental land Except for some token mine be on a calendar year ha- limbers, (here was virtually sis. whb rental payments to he no scale for the lineally mea-.made before. April 1 of the sured minor woods products, i lease year. These Are The LetWmdgc Herald COUNTRY MEWS Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR General Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL Cenerat Delivery PICTURE BUTTE i. f. JOHNSON Gen. Col. RAYMOND MRS. OEUA WOOLF Gen. Del. TURIN Mn. Taulin Juhnr................ Phono 73B.4394 Contact these peopVe tor your District Newi or Classified Advertising PROMOTE COUEGE This group of 25 students ond faculty members of the Medicine Hat College entertained more than 300 people at Foremost recently. They gave two free concerts at Ihe school as parl of the college's public relations program. They will tour the three western provinces in June under the Opportunities for Youth Program and then go to the U.K. In late August they will go to California lo promote the province of Alberta for the Alberta Tourist Association. Miss Marioric Guiidloek showered WARNER (HNS) A mis- cellaneous shower, honoring Miss Marjorie Gundiock, was held recently in the Warner Memorial Library. Mrs. Pal O'Brian. sister of tiic bricle-to-hp, was at the guest book. More than 100 re- latives and friends from Vi'ar- nci1. New Dayton and Leth- bridgo signed. The bride-to-be's grandmoth- er, Mrs. Arlene Dalton o( Moses Lake, Wash., and the gifts groom to he's grandmother, Mrs. Otto Cronklrito of New Dayton, were special guests. Mrs. Catherine Drake pre- sented an original, humorous history of the bride and groom. Miss Gundlock's Grade 7 pu- pils presented a humorous skit using their home economics lesson as a theme. Assisting the bride-to-be in opening her pifls were Miss Darcey and Miss Linda Guml- lock and her new sister-in-law, i Miss Jana Cronkhile. Receives grant FRANK (CNP Bureau) Al- bert Krywoll, now residing in Rome, Italy, was recently awarded a Canada Council grant to continue his studies with Guido Agostini of Home. Mr. Krywnlt and his wife have resided in Italy with their young son Joel since last fall. Bake sale set for Saturday (CM' Bureau) Tlic Bellcvue Hillcresl Senior Citizens' Cluli has announced a hake sale will he held in Lanes' Barber Shop here at 10 a.m. Saturday, April fi. Proceeds derived from the sale will bo used [or various activities and functions planned by the club. To parley CRANI5ROOK (S peel a The Kast Kootenay Labor Council will send delegates to the annual mecling of the Ca- nadian Congress. iNaincd by the recent coun- cil meeting lo go lo Toronto for the convention April 12 were m c in b e r s 7. n c r DoAna, UMWA, Fernic, and Art Dam- strom, Cranbrook. Crowsiiest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resfrfenl Rep., Blorrmore Phona 562-2M9 TOWN of CARDSTON GARBAGE COLLECTION BIDS The Town of Cardston will otcopl bids for purchase of ihe Town Garbage equipment, and for the collection of the Town'j garbage. Bids 10 be in Jhe Hands of the Municipal Secre- tary, K. D, Bevons by the 18lh doy of April, 1972. If taxes ore a pain in the neck lo you, let BLOCK do ths job, In no time, your return if prepared, double checked and guaranteed for accuracy. Try enjoying for a change. Sea H R DLOCK-You'll ba cjiad we got rogelher. Wo guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. If we make any errors that cost you any penafly or in- terest, we wiU pay only that penalty or interest: CO. littMt Uroesl Tn 5erwe Wilh Over GOOD Office: in North Amcrkl 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Weekdays, 9-5 Solurday Phona 327-3712 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSASY DON'T MISS OUT! AM RADiO ROOF RACK When you buy o Specially Equipped '72 CHEVROLET SAVE NOW on Specially Equipped IMPAIAS, BEL AIRS, OR CHEVEUE MALIBUS CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE MOTORS INSURANCE SHOWROOM OKSUPHMARKET fiQRRATIQN Phone 327-3147 Phone 327-31-18 Right now we need Preium Trades and the Beny boys are anxious to deal Come in now! BEFORE YOU BUY-CHECK AT BENY'S-OR YOU MAY PAY TOO MUCH! ;