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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Hclicf ISocicly looks hack years MAGItATH (1INS1 Firsl nml second ward Clmrcli Hclicf Societies cclcbralcxl ihr nnnivers.ny of the ni-fun- roccnlly will] a simper mid varicly program. The Mag- rnlh Assembly Hall was clec-or- ;ilcd with a covered wagon ami tools, saddles, vcstcrn wear ami guitars Coal oil lamps centred c.icli taljJc H'hcrc lunch was served couples in wcslcrn di-ess. Ural Colcman was master of ceremonies. President Norma Pilling wol- corned 250 guests, stating the Relief Society was organized here in 1500, 53 years after iLs Inception in Ilic U.S. Early presidencies were rcscnted by Irene Slrang, Maudo Riric, Alton Anderson ajul Vada Brow. P.'irticipanls were: Varge and Jilichael Bennett, guitar and mandolin duel; D. Anne At- Joan Taylor, vocal duct with Craig Bennett guitar accompanist; wcslcrn ski I; Hubert Rasmussen, Richard Carter. Doug Marker; trio, Mary Baker, Eva Marie Hark- er, Beth Toomer, accompanied bv Carol Dahl; Chinese imita- tions Fletcher: har- monica rolo. Lloyd Siilxy; Doolies Down by tlx> Creek Alice Stevenson, SheHcn liirie, Richard Carter and IJO'K Boume. PC director CBANBROOK (Special) Ron Powell of Cranhrook, part- ner in Today Publicalions and managing editor of Hie Crnn- hrook Courier, was nrnncc! re- gional director in Ihe Kootenay area for the B.C. Progressive Conservative Association at its recent coast convention. B 1 IgJ violation against Driscol By Hera 111 News Service MAfJRATH The first. Cmirl ol Inquiry in Alberta convened here remit ly mi tier section three ol the liumati Riphls Act. Mrs. Francis VTeasoTfal o( Cardston claimed a violation of human rigbts occurred April 26, J97I, when she slopped at Denny's Shell Sen-ice here for gasoline and liacl to pay be- fore Denny Driscol, proprietor, would pnl the in her i car. Sbe said: "Mr. Driscol de- mands payment in advance from pctple, not from Mllicrs. This Is a form of discri- mination." Chairman of Hie board ot in- quiry lawyer Martin Hoyl of Loth-bridge, called Mr. Driscol. Ho staled: "In cases of In- dians, transients, truckers, flip- pies and doublful strangers I ask for money in advance to protect my business." Previous experience vrilb In- dians showed, be said, thai sonic do not pay tbcir bills and snccial permission is required in yo on HID reserve lo collect. He named several Indians wlio RCI his credit license tbey arc Inislwortbv. lie staled Mrs. U'casclfaL ot- fcrcd him (he money lirsl; be did not ask [or it. In such cases i: is customary for him lo take Urn money while Ihe is filling so he can make change it necessary. Keith I lenders, director ot r MOVES BOOKS Sheriff Gray Cress man helps im-vc ii.fiao law books from Hie Tort Mncleml CourL House lo the new court house. It look a four-man crew from the (Ic- pnrlmcnl of public works, I.ctliliriclgc, 3'.3 dais to more MIR bucks. His Hon. Judge C, G. Yanosik Bad lais-yer 11. A. Jacobsmi helped as well. Swihart Photo. ForL draws ciglil TAflKR (HNS) Eight Tabcr bigb school students left borne recently for Fort Benton where tbey will participate in a Kiwanis Club-sponsored stu- dent excbange program. They will attend school at ForL Denton. M.iMir.! the trip arc Bill Gib- hinps, I'romvvn Elling.son, Roy Ueckman, Micbacl Saunders Charlotte Orfino, K o n Mc- Laupblin, Val Merkle, and Karis Hunt. tlic bHinnn rights bvanch, incmlon. asked Mr. Driscol if lie J would extend credit lo ,1 person wlio was (inancially rcspon- His reply M-as: ''I hnvp lo lie certain in my own mind (bat the person is trustworthy." lie said ibis is a fiiij'ncial problem, lo ensure his success, j lie lias put in cars and not received any payment. Mr. Ilemlers said be could call the police, Mr. Dris- col replied: "I've done Ihat and tbey have apprehended (lie guy but that doesn't pet my money.'1 He tolrl of two men irom Ontario who did (his and '.vere put in jail but tic got no payment. "It is not only Indian people demand advance payment he said. Elmer Harrison, b u tn a n i rights officer ot Kdniunton, gave statements irom an inter- view lie bad with Mr. Dmcoi 19, 1971. It was establish- ed that Mr. Driscol would only ;i few Indians and for oth- ers It was "riskv business mi- i less be coidd drain Hit pas j tank." i Mr, Harrison suggested a lei-! tor of apolocy at that time Mrs. but Mr. Driscol I 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. _ ThuruJny, April 6. 1972 THF IFMI6RIDGF HIRALD 3 District news Collect bottles STIIUJMJ (IINSJ Cubs and Bny Scon's will hold a di n c Saturday morning, April o. Tlicy will colled nlrl batlei icri and returnable boltlcs of lol.s is pcliry and Hie of farm mi'I grazing lands ucrc I he items cnni-idercd at a rc- They vail nlso accept casi) crnl special meeting of tbe Ta- donations. With n new cencnil asscss- authorized for ns a for Hie lax roll, conn- run laps COU'lTS flLNS) Comt.s Cl1 (lircclcc! lhal m) lols -'old residents have been invited to at rrUes .aml imhl ncw lake pnil in I he artificial ice iirc "labliFbnd CM1- Hh government Mullin of Lclh- BIG RAINBOW Harry Scaba, Coleman fiihurman landed lUis beamy. The big rainbow, caught in the 'Pass was 24 indies long and 17 inclios in cjirfli. np-a-lhon lo be held at Warner Satmday, April lj, at 10 a.m. Any person interested in par- may pick un .vpr.'iisnr sheets Fit tov.'ii ofiico nr at the Coults School. Airporl TABEK Work is to _ tliis on a municipal mr- j 1 for Lhc community. Minislry ol arc to survey the proposed run- way sile north of thiv Oldman prodnclion before the crop Itivcr antl drill test boles to hai vested on town- ov.rt-I farm land, coimcil di- rc" icil Ihiil UK: "Wilsnn" prop- leaped t" S. A. CMland fnr Ihe year 1972 only, accepl- inc bis proposal (or any pos- sililc loss of use this year. Tlio Ji-i acres n[ cultivated land is hciny rented for SS50, to a SK) per acT'c re-- duction For any land taken ouL Credit Union assets climb CH AMJUOOK i Special) Record assets at just under SI.2 million were rrporlcd to Lhc re- cent Cranbrook Credit Union annual membership meeting. was from 1970's The 310 loans appi-uvcd alrjut Imlf Lhc: in com- i mcrcial and personal home uiorLgatjea, were repoi ted, at. 1 ovabiate soil conditions. The airport was oricinally Ihc river hut was rHocalcd hu- Jot'L lo a cause o[ insiiKicicnl if space. Logging leaps Increase Fixed assets include (I c 1 i n q u c n c ies cnAxnnooK drop'pod by alioul in Nelson forest district scale (or prepOTiy. The 75 acres of grassland ilal is SI50 lo 31 or a nimum of six months, sub- Jii of 525 per used for con- purposes prior to Oc- Icbc-r I, 19VJ. Council directed tbat action bo taken to cancel the termin- able portion of the Irrigation rights for 1972 on Ihis Kinanrial slalemont showed j was cubic C'ouncil also aufliorizcd the ..._ j aclnnni.slration UP nrarly two million IfasiiiR for cray.inf; of land cost premises on llUi Ave. do-[ manager W. C. Ilellrud niul his. fccL compared to Ihe previous comprising the old dump preciatcd lo of four, v.-itb building and. Mai't'b. in (nlal acres, to Approval went, lo a four per occupancy t o ,s I nddilional' brouirlit sbarcs held mid o'hcr opcrritinp ex- penses Ypflr-cnd undividcfl earnings wci-c Tlirco ypar directors elected wprr Molnaf, William cent dividend on March 1. Meinbcrslup increased in 1071 by 639 to a toUl Finch and A. It. Man.iak, and two-year dircclor Dud Caldwell. The Ixiard then rc-clrcled W- J. nelding chairman, Mr. Man- jak vice-clip.irman and Mr. iMolnar, secrclary. Tl. Shockey for a casli rental cubic feel llic scale for the firM o( ?2JO a year on a calendar cjuarlcr of 1972. compared with cubic fc-ct for the firs-i quarter of Except some token mine on limbers, flicrc was virtually .MS. wj- year basis. If. was alpn vnicd lhal all lease contrails on rcnlal land calnular year ba- o ha no scale for Hie lineally moa-. made before. April 1 o[ (ho sured minor woods producls. lease year. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vofnon Decoux, Resfrfenl Rep., Blorrmore Phona 562-2149 for S These Are The Lcthbtidgc Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR Oenejal Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE i. P. JOHNSON Gen. Col. RAYMOND MRS. OEUA WOOLF Gen. Del. TURIN Mn. Juhor................ Phono 739.4394 Contact Iheie peopVo tor your District Newi 01 Classified Advertising PROMOTE COLLEGE This group of 25 sludents and faculty of the Medicine Hat College entertained more iban 300 people ot Foremost recently. Tbey gave two free concerts at the school as part of the college's public relations program. They will tour Ihe 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 Alberla Tourist Association. tCNr Bureau) Tlic Bcllcvne Hillcrest Scfiior Cilizcns1 C'lul) has ;mnoimLcd a bake pale will he held in Lanes' Barber Shop here at 10 .i.m. Saturday, April o. Proceeds derived from the sale will be used [or various activities find functions planned by the club To parley Miss Mar] uric G mullock showered with gifts fflNS) A mis- cellaneous shower, honoring Miss Marjorie Gundiock, was held recently in the Warner Memorial Library. Mrs. Fat O'Brian, sister of llic bri tie-to-be, was at tbe guest book. More Llian re- latives and friends from War- ner. Ncw Haylon and hridgo signed. The hride-to-he's Rrandmotb- er, Mrs. Arlene Dalton Moses Lake, Vi'ash., and groom lo he's grandmother, Mrs. OUo Cronkhito of New Dayton, were special guests. Mrs. Catherine Drake prc- scntccl 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 Assisting the bride-to-be in opening her gifls were Miss Darcey and Miss Linda Gund- locfc and her new sister-in-law, Jana Cronkhite. l Receives grant I ?'HANK (CNP Bureau) Al- l bcrl Krywoll, now rcsiriing in Rome, Italy, was rcccnlly awarded a Canada Council grant Lo continue his .studies with Guirio Agostini of Home. Mr. Krywnlt and his v.ilc have resided in Italy with their young son Joel since last fall. CRANT.ROOK Thc Kootenay Labor Council send delegates to (be annual meeting of the Ca- nadian Lrjbor Congress. iNamcci by the recent coun- cil meeting lo go lo Toronto for tlic convention April 12 were m c in 1) e r s K z n c r IJoAna, UMVTA, Fei-nic, and Art Dam- strom, Crnnbrook. TOWN of CARDSTON GARBAGE COLLECTION BIDS The Town of CarcJston will cn.ccpi bids for Mi2 purchase of I IIP Town Garbage cqmpmenl, ond for the col led ion of (lie Town'i garbacjc. Bids 10 be in Ihe hands of the Municipnf Sccic- K. D, Bcvons by 18lh day of April, 1972. If taxes are a pain in iHs neck loyou, let BLOCK do ths job, In no lime, your COMPLETE return Ii prepared, double RETURNS he eked and guaranteed for occufocy. Try enjoying foxei for a change. Sea H R BLOCK-You'll bo gfad we got (ogelher, CUAIANTIE I__________________ accurate preparation of trvery tax return. na guaranl IF we niahe any errors that cost you any pen a fly or in- terest. >VB wiU pay only that penalty or Entered; _ CO. Tnierwe Wilh Over 6000 in Horlli imcrkl 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Woekdnyi, 9-5 Salurday Phona 327-3712 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSAflY BONUS AM RADIO BONUS ROOF RACK Whsn you buy a Specially Equipped '72 CHEVROLET On Specially Equipped BIG CHEVY WAGONS SAVE NOW on Specially Equipped IMPALAS, BEL AIRS, OR CHEVEUE MAUBUS CHEVROLET GLDSMOBiLE MOlORb IWSURANO: CORPORATION 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! Phone 327-3147 Phone 327-31-18 ;