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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta April LETHBRIDQE HERALD-1S PLANNING RESTRICTIONS WORK y RA TEPA YERS CARDSTON (HNS) A recent meeting here, called by Cardston Municipal District ratepayers, has resolved that the government of Alberta be requested to amend the upcoming 'Alberta Planning Act to "suspend the rights otlhe_01dmanBiver Regional Planning Commission to supercede decisions of the municipal council of the Cardston MD. MLA Ted Hinman spoke at the recent meeting attended by about 55 people. Rural citizens are concerned about "restrictive measures" which are being planned by the commission and the development control bylaw adopted last December by the Cardston MD. Milk River curlers elect club officers MILK RIVER (HNS) Ron Fleming has been named president of the Milk River Curling Club. Other officers are Barry Thielen, 1st vice-president; Robert Kuhl, 2nd vice- president; Roger Thompson, secretary-treasurer, Ron Hiearth, drawmaster; and Kaiser crew wins B.C. safety "award NATAL (HNS) The award of distinction, highest award of the B.C Safety Council and the first to be won at the Kaiser Resources Ltd. Operations, has been given to a crew at Sparwood. The 18-man crew under foreman Gordon Cook and superintendent George Lancaster, earned the award for working manhours or five years and two months without an injury. Auxiliary donates NATAL (HNS) The Women's Auxiliary to the Michel Natal District Hospital recently donated to the hospital for new equipment. The money was raised primarily through the "treat of the month" draw conducted by the aixiliary. Elected TABER (HNS) Rudy Gregus, a Taber area farmer, was recently elected to the board of directors of the Taber Irrigation District. Mr. Gregus defeated Clifford Pierson, also of Taber. Leonard Wensman, ice committee chairman. The men's bonspiel committee comprises Stan Herbst, Herb Thielen, Paul Wollersheim, Doug Turner and Ken Kierath. The mixed bonspiel committee includes Bernard and Marylin Miller, Warren and June Cunningham. The club held its annual supper meeting recently at the curling rink. Trophies were presented to the Ray Ellert rink, winner of the 1973-74 square draw; and mixed curling winners Mr. and Mrs. Herb Thielen, Mr. and Mrs Bernard Miller, Mr. and Mrs Bob Blackmer and Mr. and Mrs. Art Furlong. Blairmore RC women elect exec. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Helen Gibos will head the Blairmore Catholic Women's League next term. Other officers; Peggy Lloyd, vice-president; Ann Fantin, 2nd vice-president; Theresa Vigna, 3rd vice- president; Jean Hobson, treasurer; and Mary Price, secretary. Officers will be installed May 3. Sunday a "bakeless" bake sale will be held and donations may be given to Jean Hobson, Elda Bosetti or placed in the collection box set up at the rear of the church. Proceeds are earmarked for the Peace Development program. The annual fall Bazaar will be held in the Blairmore Elks Hall Saturday, Nov. 2. Anna Fabro, chairman of the recent Red Cross fund canvass, reported the quota had been exceeded and a few donations are still to come in She thanked the women for a job well done. Cardston's new arena will be ready for fair Tlu- Horald- District Foremost audience aids band's Expo ambitions Teacher visits former pupil W. A. Day, 93, visits with former pupii Annie MacGowan, 80, of Fort Macleod, on her birthday. They met 70 years ago at the Rathwell School in the Fort Macleod district. Mr. Day was the teacher and Mrs. MacGowan was the pupil. Fort Macleod briefs ,200 lot sale approved FORT MACLEOD (Staff) Council has approved the sale of a commercial lot for to George Brown who is moving a warehouse shed to south of 13th Street west of 5th Avenue. Council noted there is no water at this site. Secretary Roy White will check with Frank Eden of Eden's Funeral Home Ltd. on the town's proposal to purchase an ambulance The town is balking at spending on a new ambulance. Mr Eden will meet with Health Minister Neil Crawford on the proposed regional ambulance plan. Joe Navratil will be offered IVz lots in another location as council noted there is no sewer at the location he recently chose, the east half of lot seven and lot eight north of 23rd St. David Hughes received permission to purchase lot 14 and the east half of lot 15 north of 16th St. Roy Malec will be offered lot eight south of 17th St. east of 5th Ave. as a former purchaser has withdrawn. Barry Hornberger's house plans show an open carport which is 10 or 12 feet back from the sidewalk, not 30 feet as required by the planners. The mam house structure is 30 Rev. Homer Samplonius will give a special opening address at Christian Reformed Church. Iron Springs church to celebrate 25 years IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Special services and a supper will mark the 25th anniversary of the Christian Reformed Church here the weekend of May 3. A special service will be held at 2 p.m. May 3. The opening address will be delivered by Rev. Homer Samplonius and speakers will include former ministers Rev. Peter Van Egmond, Rev. John DeJong, and Rev. Ralph Koops, as well as representatives of the other congregations. Supper will be served in the basement of the church and another service will be held at p.m. with Anno Nieboer as chairman. There will be several speakers at the evening session, including Aart Vogelaar of Pincher Creek and Mr. Nieboer. The young peoples group will unveil the history of their organization. The three guest ministers will also speak at the services May 5, with the morning and evening services being conducted in English and the afternoon service in Dutch. It promises to be a great reunion for many people with more than 200 guests expected to arrive from Ontario, Illinois, British Columbia, and many points in Alberta. The first Dutch immigrants came here from Holland March 27, 1948. As immigrants continued to arrive and settle in this community, the need for a church of the Christian Reformed denomination arose. Services were held in the Iron Springs United Church with guest ministers in attendance. Mr DeJong answered the call to come to Iron Springs and on April a meeting was held to organize the Christian Reformed Church. The first official service was held in the Iron Springs Community Hall on Good Friday, April 10th, with the first English service being held Easter Sunday. Within a short time the building of a church got under way. feet back. Council approved Mr. Hornberger's plans, subject to approval of the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission. Councillors will check an addition to a house, now under construction, that wasn't authorized by a building permit and is getting "pretty close to the sidewalk." Council noted AGT is starting to install manholes straight south from the Queen's Hotel down 2nd Ave. with the depth of installation of cables listed as five feet. FOREMOST (Special) About 150 people enjoyed a two-hour band concert staged by the Vauxhall Viking Band under musical director Bob Dick. Those who stayed away were the losers, as the 95- piece band presented marches, popular music and selections from the classics. Maintaining a balance that appealed to all toastes, the band performed selections from the works of Bach and Mozart, pop offerings, the Russian national anthem and the well known march The British Grenadiers. The first half of the program also featured the fast fingering baritone solo Bluebells of Scotland, competently handled by Ben Jan, accompanied at the piano by Heather Klassen. Cheryl Unruh was also accompanied by Miss Klassen as she performed a selection entitled Apollo. Flutes, clarinets, drums and tuba combined for the marching ensemble, American Patrol which featured a number of well-known songs in a medley. The band opened the second half of the program with the European folk tune suite, followed by the very popular Rainy Days and Mondays. Student chosen PINCHER CREEK (Special) St. Michael's High School student Brian Robert Fritz, 17, has been selected to attend the Canadian Forum Conference at Halifax, N.S., from May 4 to May 11. He will join 20 other delegates from throughout the province in the trip east by plane from Edmonton. CARDSTON (HNS) The Cardston and District Agricultural Society's multi- purpose building will be ready for the rodeo and fair Aug. 23 and 24. The arena is being built at the rodeo grounds and will encompass the former grandstand. Double the prize money is being offered to fair winners this year. Mildred Jensen, agricultural society secretary, and Ann Louise Olsen, fair chairman, attended an Alberta Agriculture Societies meeting at Edmonton. They were told that the provincial government is offering grants of 75 per cent paid out in prizes or 50 per cent of expenses incurred for displays or a combination of both in bench shows, seed shows, horticulture shows and livestock shows. The grant shall not exceed A grant is also being offered to any approved society for a machinery demonstration of 50 per cent of approved expenses up to a livestock sale up to a maximum grant of and up to to support 4-H Clubs for thermatic displays, public speaking contests, floats, demonstrations, displays or related activities. Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Hep., 582-2148 COFFEE MATE FOOD VALUES BRUNSWICK SARDINES NABOB INSTANT COFFEE Maple Leaf CANNED PICNIC HAM KRAFT I go CHEESE WHIZ I09 KRAFT PAA SQUEEZE-A-SNAClCr KRAFT 59 KHAFT SQUEEZE-A-SNACK s.r 53 EVAPORATED MILK SQUIRREL PEANUT BUTTER .1" It PRIOR PARK TEA BAGS CURRANTS BULBS 40 Watt WEST BULBS 60 Watt WEST BULBS 100 Watt LIBBY Fancy Sauerkraut 14 249 i AYLMER Baked Brown Beans 14ot. FANCY RED LEAF LONG GRAIN RICE I19 PERKY DOG FOOD II 01. FOODS WVALU OrOft ORANGE JUICE Zi89 SARA LEE CHOCOLATE CAKE 99 ;