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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1946 Town No Bonded Debt Call For Home Building, Better Highways Is Heard At Coleman DISTRICT NEWS -PAGE JIVE Macleod Board of Trade Faces Problem Acute Shortage of Homes (By Staff Reporter) COLEMAX April you come to tms thru ing community. largest la the Aloerta secuoa of tne Crow's Kest Pass, expect to hear calls for more housing ac- commocauon and a haro surfaced mghaay the entire Pass uh Lethbndge. Po-aerful organizations have been formed to seek the objectives and a, general determination for success can be sensed in the town. The immediate worry is housing, accommodation so scarce that, some misers have been forced to drift to other warns in search of work because they were unable to establish residence here, and so bad that some name sons who recently returned from overseas militarv service cannot hope for normal mamed Ufe until many more homes are pronoeo. Home Construction In of the situation, representative group is urging authorities to construct homes were under tae veterans' small land holdings scheme and to supplement these with Wartime Housing units. While the Dominion census of 1941 gave Coleman a population of j 1.870. the number of persons living within the to'An limns has sur- passed that figure b3 several hun- dred. But there are large numbers of others living just outside the town limits ana when Pass resi- dents speak of Coleman's popula- tion it is generallv placed at be- tween 3300 and 4.000. As little more than half the resi- dents of greater Coleman are actu- allv in the town limits, many argu- ments have at, times over pavment of taxes by those Irving on the ecge of the limits towarcs maintaining the town's services. Those outside the town limits must now contribute towards the operation of schools but they are not taxed for town Durposes Despite the problem Coleman has no bonded debt, explains Mayor Frank -iboussafy, and has' been able to build up a. fund for further improvements. The works program for tbe town year includes general repair and maintenance and laving of sidewalks for many blocks. The tax rate for town purposes for this lear has been struck at 24 ana expectations are that the rate for school purposes may be 26 "If anv automobile manufacturer, of motor vehicles owned by Pass, a; 6-30, wants to put a new aaoael of a car residents and to the large numoer o at: he need do is i ooerating to the Pass. Sureiv, a MACLEOD. The ilac-. vmce m Canada and that ultimately i leod and cUstnct Board of Trade' more employees wouM be required s held an organization meeting to operate the luncheon in the Aerodrome dimng, added to the room on Monday evening, April Sta. MINER lU. j being sent to a provincial Jabora- All ate tiie cesser: cefareen 12 tcry for analysis and doctors re- {and 1 pjn. TXescay and no symp- fused to name the type of jxwsoa- i toms appeared until mid-afternoon ing and the laboratsry repors Ss fHSS) ly ill. and many had senotis shock suffered the poisoning. None of the of some 65 cars of gyp- concLitlon. ate their saiooer. victims tasted asytnsng strange In. rsnec near Mayock to West- before the symptoms oc-jrred. 'the dessert. insca G-.psara prccucts i Dr R. SL I_ O'CaSazhan. medical here to extsand and get its stride ?d tee back tne water. Construction at the earn south of town is s'lli in the initial stage, and will require much labor later, It is expected thai the canal join- 12 yards of earth each, ing the wo will be completed in Tliese machines make the old horse Juuy. that the highway a-d that of the Pass and at Winnipeg since operations began last was reportec. o> Harolc as "mimrig committee. chairman, to she annual meeting of the ooard of trace He said' Dr. R. H, I- O-OaSaghan. sswSeal Onlv One Youngster health officer of Himberley, ordered xziere was a general scurry for the Home Jna to close temporarily. Crow's Nest Pass road" promisM that roads would oe kept. neglected tms year but was enkgat- in _ repair j ear and -na. -ex., He roi3n3. DISCUSS SMALL HOLDINGS FOR VETERANS IN PINCHER CREEK Natal-Michel Boys Receive Discharge NATAL. BC, (HNS) Seien Natal-Michel members 01 the arm- ed forces to receive ihsir discharge induce: Edmunc T. Lowe, the last of the four fighting Lowe brothers to return to Natal. One brother. Jimmy, was tailed overseas while in action. He enlisted .E. the Roval Canadian Engineers m February, 1942. later being transferred to the South Saskatchewan Regiment, in 1943 Hs saw service in Canada and some 18 rcontns overseas, in- cluding action throughout the European campaign. Pte Carl Picco enlisted in the Armj Service Corps in March, 1943 vice Corps and sened for nearly a jear in Canada before going seas where he served throughout. the United Kmgcom and the Euro- agricuKure. nean theatre of war for over two jears NATAL LADY HONORED NATAL. farewell Cecil Price, cnairman, Norman Gner and Cfeas. Reach were ap- pointed as a committee to arrange for tae Macieod ooard to be repre- sented at all meetings and the con- vention sa Edmonton May 16 to 18. Geo. H. Seougall, Ralph Towns- Stirling Pioneer Answers Call the ilovie river. He asied beard for development of before tse counciL i The tatemew lasted iiotsrs la this week whicn all angles were- dlscussec. Cumber-; The only cifflculty was tnat, oT 25 niem- taxation and assessment of these to- holdings to ormg them, into Ime rttii members of the re- with the policr- or the department. conumtiee attendeo. This ciicstion oe referred 10 the meetmsr W Miller re- the assessrcent. commissiori for party took place at tne home of j end and Dan Soyle were also ap- Mrs. P. Tymchuk of Xatal recently j pointed to a committee to co-oper- ir- honor of Mrs R Riley, who is j ate with Cardston in a celeorauon} shortly Natal for Dunvjle, of the ooening of the new bigamy: Ont. The members present, at this farewell partv were- Mrs. nuk Mrs J. Letasy, Mrs. C. Kowall, Mrs. P. Mrs D Boubchok. Mrs. G. Maxmik. Mrs A. Krall. Jr.; Miss Man- Krall, Xtss Jane Yaro- lim and Miss Hleae The guest of nonor was the recio- and to set a date therefore. Endorse Resolution H. T. Halliweil. following reading 1 of a resolution 01 toe B C..' Board of Trade, regarding the, routing of the southern portioa of the trans-Canada highway in i was included the informarion i Generally speaking, the whole ccmmumrv- is orosperous and there is no unemnlovment HIGHWAT "DEMANDS Getting cacfc to the highway de- mands, local authorities DOUK out that living In the 60-mile long Crow's Nest Pass are some 15.000 000 in Alberta and 5 000 3mish the ter- ritory is one of the most important coal mining areas in Canada ana one of the Busiest and most pros- perous. "Yet. all we have luiiorg the Pass with ether areas eraveiled roads, and far from gooc ones at stated a local businessman. service in England and in nonh- west Suroue. Guido D'Angelo enrolled m Mav, 1941, and saw little service tbrouga- I out Canada, speeding only a short! time in training at the coast. Another returned man. Clarence Halbower, enrollea the Cana-j dian Engineers in 1942 All i his service was m Canaaa. 1 Albert Miller eaksted in the Army Service Corps in Februarj, 1943. He spent some eight months in Canada before going overseas, he spent the remainder of his service in tne United Kingdom and throughout northwest Europe. Albert Parsons enlisted m Feb- He saw service for some 15 months jent of a handsome gift uiat was j that the southern route was open in Canada before going overseas i presented on behalf of all the ladies i 12 months or the jear for r-ignway 1 where he spent two jears i present. The party was enjoyed bj t disclosing trial, a 40 car; until the ena of the war. He sa-.v _ on the Kooteiia> Lakes, moieti a resolution that the Macleod board adopt the Nelson board's resolution and m so oomg statea that tne soutn. was more censely populated and had more and taat safe jcume% witn her husoana and family to their former home in Eastern Canada in DunviUe, Ont. MISCEIXAXEOUS SHOWER _ BC (HNS) A mis- i the boards at Mecucme Hat. Regma took place in the i and others nad endorsed tne Nelson s >g Corporation has located some 150 additional Claras in tne Moyie j district. said there was a strong possibilitr of acaia work on the group tn-j; year. Natal-Michel Band Elects Officers It i-as decided permit the Legion to select one of J their members to act side executive commi raoia approach of the wanner i months it final band decided to hold a concert in the former ther suggsstioiis roin tms meet. Several other interneicsrs j Empress theatre at Natal on Sun- i with the council and day night, 23 These oaud _ concerts proved very successful dur- NATAL. (HNSJ-A special the past winter. _ meeting of the Natal- Michel band took place in the Leg-.on haJ at HONOR RECENT BRIDE late sfssion was experienced. New Fire Track. Three applications were received. with oios far a new Hre truck for the Pincher Crees plsns on parchasmg ne i oddfellows' hall at Natal recently board their request for cons.aer- in honor of Miss Armeaia Serefim ation of the federal goiernmen; of the southern route of the ruary, 1942 He served with the Ordnance Cores for some sis months in Canada before gojig overseas where he spent ail his service in the United Kingdom Italy ana in northwest whicn lastea for nearly four jears. Horace Bratt enlistee, in April. 1943 He transferred from the Artillery Corps to the Arm} Ser- m of Michel, who will become an Annl bride A large number of ladies attended the shower and en- joxed the evening's entertainment. Games of whist ana plaved with pnzes winners The guest the recipient, of manj useful trans- Can? da highway. The questioa of cabins and otner accommodation for the touns: Herald Engraving.] the WTLLUM O. BARTOX STIRONG. IHN5) WiHiara i coinmittee to work m conjunction with the offlcers of the band. The iiirtrV'iig. wiiuc I STniONG. IHX5) %.niam i ror anc groom open Oscar Barton passea a'vay o.uietly i Michel was daintv s by the friends -ate te the cocsrrocr-OS of "f tade and sroom- The re- Pew f-omes and business houses. of the evenos was spent seven addinocal makmg: a bnde's book. The bnde Isold at the aieenrig Geo SEEDING INTERRUPTED trade came under discussion. the many lunch guest was Mrs. F. Lethbndge 1945 tax roll Is practically cosripietec. and the new mlii rate will probably be worked out oy tile council at their nest meeting. (HNS) seeding of waeat tr-at was general through- out the district for the past week. was temporarlv halted Saturday by the nigh southwest wind firape-liluf; ship Secretarv Colwell Black lacian war His "moth-S Previously the members ducussjss erj a of sturdy pioneer j band were the only commi-iee imganon statea uias had i passed awav just beea appropr'atea for the P_F.rLA.; and that a meeting of the local! committee would ne held wita the advisory committee and Mr. Sauaer J in a few days m Macleod. He adced that "we are closer to realization of irrigation in this district but there j is still s. lot to be The uresi- j dent added Roy LePara to me irri- gation committee 3UL_4L Is Heard James Hartlej, M.Tt A in dis- cussing the tounsc qaesuon told the meeting that nine were present at the last meeting of tne Pacific N W mole io Canada, disposed of Sus Tourist Associauon and the tourist j small holdoigs and shipped ms business in tne western States f um.ture, ius three horses and amounted to five bihzon collars. j mower. President Swrnarton toid of the j ia 1903. vnta his wife and five attendance at the Pailiser in Cal- i gicall he arrived in Al- gary and e great credit to the berta and the family were living m association He furtrer dealt with a tenj, srhen the terrible May storrn the Macleod hospital district and jm southern Aloerta tre storm called lor supoort of same He ap- roany esriy p'oneers will remember years ago at tiomng. of Due close co-operaaon. or ______he was "married to Leutia the yatal-Micael band and the Jane Proctor, ana to cais union 13 t chldren Trere born. Two elcest diea in chiidnood- In his early man- hood work was scarce and wages saalL He herdea sheen, feathers, wo-ked at saw mills, bunched shingles at SI per dav. Af- terararos he oougbt a small farm. When the call came from the leaders of the LJ3S church for pioneer settlers for Soutnem Al- berta, be made preparations to Ritchie Paterson Company CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AUDITORS P.O BOX 340. TELEPHONE 2S19 5 and 6 ACVDIA BLDG. THIRD ATE. S. pointed as a committee m this re- gard Wm Marphj Arrold Caamn- neys. Waller Thompson and Jarnes Hartiev as cnairman in wmch numerous cattle penshed. I manv dnicea witn tne storm into j Montana and never found j ---.-_- Af --sr settling in Surimg where James Hartley, MiJV. renlied to jje landed in Alberta, he pur- 1 some criticism he had neard m re- i chased 40 acres 01 raw two gard to the nosnital ana j mjes soutn of town, which he broke explained that by arrangements of ___farmed wita his three horses. the federal, in co-operatica with i in tne white top baggv davs ne the provincial force of met tne trains and hauled" land circumstances will make for the dealers and surveyors over tae formation of hospital districts ad- barren, roadless prairies for manv jjyipg soujij zuA east the village. camping cvermgnt a; different sseep camps along the waj. Since coming to Caaada. six more children were born, two passing vising that for hosoitals, for ana cancer and toward preventitr.e treatment will be expended Mr. Hartler explained that at present ______ __ the people tneioseives are paying i at birth. for health services. "Celebrate Golden Wedding Mr. Hartley stressed tae need for j He and his wife celebrated their the people of the district to take golden wedding annr.ersary in 1340 over the present hospital taking He was preaeceased his wife in into account the fact that to build September, 1944 one month later a new un-to-date hospital would he suffe-ed a strode and had oeen cost between S150000 and S160000. while the present hospital on oemg taken tiould require Dajments for 28 vears at S1.450 per >ear Kirknam Lee m sneaking of ex- pansion of their inaustn alreaav in operation at Macieod soose of tne splendid co-onerauon of the town officials ana tne board of trace with their manufactured goods oeing shipped to snost eve-v pro- The Farmer's All-Year Mixer FOR CEMENT AND FEED Here is a sturdy, reliable cement mixer you can put to any use. Suitable for either power or manual operation. Ideal for all your cement mixing on the farm. Ideal for use throughout the year for mixing feed rations for hogs, calves, etc. A cement mixer that need never stand idle. For Only General Farm Supplies Ltd. 16zl-3rd Ave, South Lethbridge in failing healtn since. He is surnied bi one sister. Mrs. L. J Frar.dsor of M: Pleasant, Utah, and mnr children- Mra A J. Christensec Wrentham. Mrs R J Hardnan Magna. Iitan j perry Barton. SOrUns William P Baton, Mrs M F. Hiiffoker i Salt Lake Cit-.-. Utan Mrs R. D Michelson J. Henrv Barton, Wrenthara Mrs E Vires Lethbndge Mrs A, R- Eagleson Mac- leod. Forty-ore hving graadchJdiren; 36 xreat-grardchiidren Funeral services will be held Fn- i dav afternoon at two o'clock in the i IxDS cnapel at Stirhrsg. with Chnstensen Bros in cnargs of ar- Why my gives you MORE FLAVOR "LIFT" PER CUP MORE GOOD CUPS PER POUND JL.HE rich, fiili-bodied flavor of Edwards Coffee comes from the way we blend aad luxury, custom way, under the exdushe Edwards formula. It makes a real difference. You enjoy more flavor "lift" per cup. And because Ed-svards Coffee is extra-rich, you caa make more good cups per pound! Try it if you don't thoroughly enjoy it, your money refunded! HE8E-J WHEIE we tcsc and taste tbe choicest Laun Amenoa coaees.-J routed in small test batches first. i then "rated" and expertly corobzced to our own exclusive formula 10 yoa use fall fragrance and Savor of Edwards Cbfiee, Mrs Huffofeer atsd Mrs. Hardmaa', are expec-ed to arrive Wednesday for the service. MEDICI VE NOTES rCIXE (HNS) E. G. and Mrs. Scott and smasi son icit on Tues- dav for Calgarj. taey DC the greats of ire formers par- ents. Mr and J Scott OS Dan a of the crc-s of HifCS Warrior. Can- ada's newest earner, has arrived to spend leave with parents. Mr. ana Mrs. H. M Sar-g.-tcr. Mr and Mrs D Morris as their guest Ran- W Morris, of San Antonis, Texas, rho will a short leaxe them Mrs. J C Colborr.e. regent of the Anna Carbet Chapter IOD.E.. has returned from Edmonton, where she attended the p'ovincial chapter meeting of tne ICDE. i An increase of 26 per cent in newspaper advertising expenditure during 1945 oy one firm resulted in a gam of 100 per cent j in net income and the opening of 30.000 new accounts. NOW BACK IN THE VACUUM TIN! to give you GREATER FRESHNESS of SAFEWAY STORES, LIMITED ;