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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Caught right in town David Coccioione, 11, of Pincher Creek, pulled this two-pound, two-ounce trout out of Pincher Creek, not the town the creek in. The big rainbow was inches long and had a 10-inch girth. This is one fish story that must be believed. Church musician enjoys 30 years of t IRON SPRINGS (HNS) It is 30 years since Mrs. E. H. (Lois) Better began her car- eer in music. In 1943 she took over as pianist for the Iron Springs United Church w h en Miss Helen DeVries left to move to Lethbridge with her family. Within a few years Mrs. Reiter became choir leader and has served as director of music ever since, most of the time both in the capacity of organist and choir leader. She also served as choir dir- ector in the Picture Butte United Church for three years. She served in the Christian Reformed Church at Iron Springs for some time. Her work as organist has had its highlights also its sad notes through the years. She has played for mariy weddings. Sometimes her listeners hsve been the sorrowing people at a funeral. Her musical versatility has kept her in demand to provide background music, accompan- iments, and the occasional vocal solo at community func- tions. She is continuing as direc- tor of music for the Iron Spring United Church, and is organist for Rose Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Picture Butte. She is now training a four- part choir which includes con- gregationel members from Picture Butte, Iron Springs and Turin. Th'is is for a pro- gram of music to be held in conjunction with the service at the Iron Springs United Church Easter Sunday. Loves her music Mrs. E. H. (Lois) Reiter of Iron Springs has served the Jron Springs United Church for 30 years as a pianist, organist and choir leader. Geoff Tagg heads golfers FOREMOST (Special) The annual meeting of the Fore- most Golf Association recently re-elected Geoff Tagg presi- dent. Gil Mehlen was also re-elect- ed secretary treasurer. George Rarick was ap- pointed a three-year director, with Harlan Cahoon serving for two years and Bill Heninger for one year. Gordon Nicoll will be tourna- ment chairman, assisted by Harlan Ca-hocn. The club enjoyed its most successful season ever in 1972, with membership being doubl- ed from the previous year. The audit showed a balance in of more than on the year's operations. Dates were set for three tournaments. The opener, for members only will be April 29, weather permitting with the alternate date May 6. The an- nual open tournament will be held June 24, and a special Diamond Jubilee event will be staged. July 21 in connection with the village's 60th anniver- sary celebrations. DIST Fact-finders PINCHER CREEK (Special) Senior citizens recently dis- cussed a proposed joint drop- in centre for senior citizens, Napi Association and youth. The fact-finding committee has visited many senior citi- zens' centres and was impress- ed by them. Paul Razcka, director of the Napi Association, said Napi needs to expand. They need more room for activities. Coun- selling is being used extensive- ly and a one-room office isn't big enough for this. Mr. Razcka said the Napi As- sociation has the promise of toward a building. Napi would welcome a joint venture. Mayor Dr. Juan Teran said a joint project would go along way toward uniting the two races. He said he was sure council would lend a sympathe- tic ear. Hilton Pharis, reeve of the Pincher Creek MD, said he couldn't make any commit- ments at the present but knew that the council would be glad to listen to proposals. It was the consensus of sen- ior citizens that they would be glad to welcome any senior na- tive person into their organiza- tion but they were not in favor of sharing premises with a youth group. The reason given was that they had "raised their families and now wished for peace and quiet." They had a right to enjoy things pertaining to their age group. It was decided to hold a fur- ther meeting with hopefully a larger attendance, especially from the native people. Enchant CWL meets April 25 ENCHANT (HNS) The Catholic Women's League met at the home of Mrs. Marguer- ite Dorchak recently with the meeting opened by Mrs. Emeilsin and roll call answer- ed by 11 members. The secretary read the minutes of the last meeting. It was decided to buy three chairs for the altar in the church. The next meeting will be April 25 at the home of Mrs. Carmen Dorchafc. Artificial ice contract let COALDALE fHNS) Not only will Coaldale have a multi- use arena but it will also have artificial ice. Town council awarded the Contract for the ice plant to Cimco of Calgary at a bid of It was the lowest of four bids. Bennett and White Construc- tion Limited was awarded the contract for the construction of the multi-use arena. The arena shell will cost about Mechanical, electrical, paint- ing, ice plant room, concrete rink slab, ice plant and other essentials will bring it to about About is to be recovered in the initial stage of construction from grants. 19 permits Whip Fairview TABER (HNS) The Taber Bantam Elks won the Albsrta Bantam B Championship by de- feating the Faiirview Bantams 14-2 recently. En route to the championship Taber defeated Fort Macleod 10-2 and 12-3; Canmore 10-9 and 5-3; Carsiairs, 7-6 and 5-3: Brooks 12-2 and Fort Saskatch- ewan 9-4. They lost to the last team 3-5. the only loss along the playoff trail. Rev. Morrison I to Oanhrook TABER (HNS) The 19 j building permits issued from; the town office during March' initiated building construction worth but failed to reach the reported for the same month last year. Nor did the three-months to- tal of measure up to the first quarter figure for 1S72 Of Six residences worth made up the bulk of the new construction started in March, bringing to 10 the number of residential units in 1973. A number of residential and commercial improve ments made up the balance of the work undertaken. Caouette quotes Lincoln as he hammers opponents OTTAWA (CP) words of. a long-dead United States president, Abraham Lincoln, echoed in the Commons Friday in support of Social Credit mon- etary theory. Social Credit Leader Real Caouette, recently recuperated from illness, was back in his usual flamboyant form as he quoted Lincoln and former prime minister Mackenzie King to back his arguments and poke fun at the other three parties in the Commons. As always, he hammered home the basic Social Credit m e s s a g are handicapped by the financial in- stitutions and the need to raise money through taxes. He called for use of }he Bank of Canada to increase consumer spending power and stimulate the economy. The 55-year-old automobile j deakr turned to his Rouyn. I Que., business for an example of present, taxes. A car. he said, calls for a excise tax. to in federal sales tax, and then there is "a pro- vincial tax which taxes the government had an eight-per- cent sales tax- Taking aim at T. C. Douglas Nanaimo-Cowichan-The Islands) he noted that when Mr. Douglas was premier of Saskatchewan he did nothing about the gasoline tax. DOUGLAS cniTIC.XL Mr. Douglas had earlier criti- cized the Ontario government for increasing gasoline taxes last year. Mr. Caouette then read a quo- tation that Mr. Douglas made in 1934 from a Lincoln speech: "I have two great enemies. the southern army in front of me and the financial institutions in the rear. Of the two, the one behind is the greater foe." By making that quotation. Mr. Caouette said. Mr. Douglas showed that at that time he was almost a Social Creditor and in- K? criticized the sales-lax crncrpt. say'ng such taxes rrifh heavily on large frmilscs arc! low-income groups. AJ1 olbfr parties were guilty of imposing surh 1axcs. On- trro's fovcm- r.acl mi-orl c-V? 1o seven per cml from five day, and the Quebec Liberal i nation's Jaws.'' Unfortunately, he said. Mr. Douglas then became com- mitted to the CCF. precursor of the NDP, acd "lost his capac- ity." Mr. Caouette then quoted Lin- coln as saying the power to is- sue money "is Jhe government's greatest creative opportunity" and that money should be the servant of the people, not their master. Turning to Mackenzie King, Ihe Social Credit leader read a King statement; "With the control of currcniry ard credit. il matters not who makes Ihe I Mr. Caouette said he wishes Finance Minister John Turner would take the same view in this respect as King, "his spiri- tual father." "It was 40 years ago the prime minister of Canada said that and we're still up against the same problem. Ths economists come and put hand- cuffs on us.v Coffee prices increase TORONTO