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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Safordoy, April 18, 1970 - THI IFTHBRIDGI HERALD - 3 CWL Opposes Legalization Of Marijuana COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale Catholic Women's League recently decided to send a letter protesting legalization of the sale of marijuana to Deane Gundlock, member of Parliament. They also will express concern on the use and abuse of drugs. Other CWL groups in the area are'sending letters to their government representatives in the hope that it will cause legislators to listen. ' Lloyd Speaks At Pincher  PINCHER CREEK (Special) - Louis L. Lloyd of Abbots-ford, B.C., past-president of Federated Co-ops, spoke at the evening program of the Pincher Creek Co-operatives 49th annual meeting. He stated unity and co-operation have been the road to success for co-ops. Co-ops, he said, are 100 per cent Canadian-owned. DERAILMENT - A run-away caboose and loaded propane tanker travelled at speeds estimated up to 100 miles an hour when it started to roll from the Gulf gas plant, south of Pincher Creek. It wound over sharp curves on the downhill grade until derailment just east of Brocket. A fire resulted, burning the caboose but fortunately the propane didn't ignite. Unable to move the loaded tanker a crew burned the gas with a flare -Mrs. Ed Lunn Photos 2.6 D j.2 at w o m 8 Hi ui e> % � U t ,bJ > *� o. -�*" 8 S UI *� 9 5 15 E o> H * a IASTED0 B mm FURNITURE & UPHOLSTERING 522 5th St. S. Phone 327-7711 Coaldale Studies Drainage Plans COALDALE (HNS) - Whether to continue with the drainage program in 1970 or not is a decision which council is expected to make at a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 20. Earlier it was thought the drainage program would progress this year. Reconsideration was spurred by a delegation which appeared before town council recently requesting sidewalks in a newly - developing area. Bill Holmes was spokesman for the group. He read a statement explaining their position and presented a petition signed by 17 ratepayers. Their main point of contention was that sidewalks would be torn out in another part of town and replaced after some work was done on the streets. Council informed them this was necessary as part of the drainage program. It is on the extreme eastern part of town. The new development is located on the southwest side of Coaldale. Mr. Holmes said the town receives about $10,000 in revenue from these 18 homes There are about 20 children going to school from this new area. They are encountering muddy walking conditions. Council was asked what the cost would be to install th sidewalks. The delegation was told from $4 to $4.50. Supporting Mr. Holmes in the delegation were F. Tsukishima and Abe Thiessen. Credit Union Examiner The Co-operative Activities qnd Credit Union Broneh of the Department of Industry and Tourism, Calgary, requires a high school graduate with accounting courses and several years experience in responsible bookkeeping and accounting work to audit the books of various.credit unions. Conducts and participates In public meetings. Banking experience Is an asset. Some travel and night work is required. Salary to $8,580 per annum. Starting salary dependent upon qualifications. Competition No. 6441-C-2. Closes May 1, 1970. "" ' Enquiries, correspondence and applications tot GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA Personnel Administration Office, Room 1101, J. J. Bowlen Building, 620 7th Avenue S.W. CALGARY 2, Alberta. MAMMOTH MUFFLER WILL INSTALL A GENUINE GM MUFFLER . CHEV OR PONTIAC 1954-64 MODELS FOR ONLY..................... g.98 6 and 8 cyl., single 1965-67 CHEV and exhaust, plus clamps end hangers PONTIAC ........... . 11.88 It pays to buy GM replacement parts. They are built to the same exacting standards as the original. They perform better, last longer, and fit without fiddling. Similar Savings On Other GM Models Hurry! LIMITED TIME OFFER! BENY CHEVROLET 0LDSM0BILE PARTS AND SERVICE DEPTS. 2nd Ave and 8th Street S. Phone 327-3147 MASONS GATHER COWLEY (HNS) - Cowley's Community Hall was the scene of Masonic activity recently when Chinook Lodge 47 was host at a Masonic Ball. Guests were present from the Crows-nest Pass lodges, from Pincher Creek, Nobleford, and Granuro as well as Cowley and Lund-breck. OK $1.3 Million Program, For Fernie Area Schools CWL Officers Elected At Coleman COLEMA N(CNP Bureau) - Violet Wavrecan was re-elected president of the Catholic Women's League at the group's recent meeting. Other officers elected were vice-president, Freda Taje; second vice-president, Arma Bod-isch and third vice-president, Wanda Proc. ' Conveners for the coming term are publicity, Freda Taje; social action, Irene Filafilo, Agnes Rypien arid Pat Rypien; eteation, Josephine Kulig; raJ dio and television, Cath Wecko; spiritual convener, Anna Bod-isch; banquet, Mitzi Fekete; phone committee, Pat Kovalik; mission, Minnie LaCrodx and counsellors Anne Vasek, dred Vrskovy and Mary man. NATAL, B.C. (HNS) - Property - owners of School District No. 1 (Fernie) passed with an overwhelming 88.6 per cent a $1.3 million school referendum. About 35 per cent of the total eligible voters cast ballots. P. B. Pullinger of Cranbrook, district superint e n d e n t of schools said the referendum provides for a total of 34 classrooms. Of the 34 classrooms slated for construction, 13 elementary rooms will be built at Fernie, eight elementary classrooms will be built at Sparwood,' two elementary classrooms at Jaf-fray, four secondary and industrial arts addition at Sparwood, and a new school consisting of six classrooms at Ford i n g River in the Upper Elk area, about 20 miles north of Natal. The school board was seeking approval for an expenditure of $1,383,000, of which the district taxpayer's share if only $345,-750. Cost to the local taxpayer | per year woud amount to only 1.4 mills. Mil-Rej- AUDITORS COALDALE liam, Tanner, Wil-Com- (HNS) -Bell and any was named 1970 auditors :or the Town of Coaldale by Zoning, Map Wins Okay COALDALE (HNS) - Jim Stendebeck. associate planner with the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission, spoke to town council recently on zoning bylaws,' planning and how to rule on development in the town. Council accepted the zoning map in principle. Mr. Stendebeck spoke of two alternate bodies which could be established to decide on plan^ ning: a municipal planning commission, comprised of a number of persons; or a development' control officer, where the decisions would be made by a development officer and the town building inspec tor. Council would serve as the appeal board. Council accepted the development control officer plan. The ORRPC is preparing new zoning bylaws for the town. I It was indicated the develop-council recently. This firm also ment officer would be the performed these duties in 1969.1 town's secretary - treasurer. Cranbrook Boys Club Wins Grant CRANBROOK (Special) - The newly - organized Cran brook Boys Club, affiliated with the Boys Clubs of Canada, has been granted $7,500 for 1970 by city council. In addition the city is preparing a lease agreement on token annual rate to turn over to the organization the city recreation centre, which was formerly the armories and before that a railway YMCA in the early part of die century Boys club organization was completed recently by an adxilt supervisory group headed by Norman Hull, with Robert Apps, vice - president, and Ray Demarchi, secretary. It has prepared an operating budget of $20,150 for the year's program which will centre at this Van Home' and Baker Street city building recently taken into city limits. Eligible for membership and participation in club .activities are boys and girls in four age groups from eight to 18 years. MISS DONNA PATTERSON SPEAKS ON PEACE Miss Patterson Best Speaker Directors Meet April 23 CLARESHOLM - A Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta directors' meeting will be held April 23 at Hawley's Grill in Claresholm. CLARESHOLM (HNS) -Donna Patterson, 16, student at the Willow Creek Composite High School, won the finals in the public speaking contest of the United Nations Pilgrimage for Youth. It was sponsored by the Oddfellow and Rebekalh lodges of Claresholm recently. She competed against students from Lettibridge, Medicine Hat, Fort Macleod, Stave-ly and Irving. A Grade 11 student, her subject was world peace, "the only subject I could get enthused about." "In Vietnam both super powers arc fighting for supremacy in a country whose population is apathetic to both conflicting political doctrines," she said. "The responsibility for world peace lies with the individual . national boundaries cause |�wars." UN is playing the drive for us She says the a vital role in world peace. "Its very existence gives hope." Judging was on content of speech, delivery, voice, facial expression, and crowd contact. She won the R. Snow Trophy of Lethbridge and a trip to the UN headquarters and a tour of the U.S. and Canada. Furukawas Return Home IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -Mr. and Mrs. S. Furukawa have returned home after spending three weeks in Japan. While there they attended Expo '70 and also visited with relatives. Seventh Lions Talent Night Thrills Capacity Audience By C. A. WEEKES Herald News Service LUNDBRECK - The Lions Talent'Night in the Livingstone School auditorium was a huge success. This was the seventh annual affair sponsored' by the Cowley Lions Club and this time some 45 contestants participated. . Lion Peter Maloff, veteran master of ceremonies, was in charge once again. y The change to a large auditorium proved wise as fof once all the people here could attend and this, was a capacity audience. Students only were contestants in three groups set up: Grades 1-4; Grades 5-7 and Grades 8-12. Miss E. Wright and R. Burg-man were the adjudicators. Instrumental and vocal numbers, skits, and group folk songs were the components of a display of talent almost unbelievable in its excellence. Mr. Maloff put everyone at ease and kept the program moving along. The young folk on stage were f r o m the Lundbreck and Cowley districts, Pincher Creek the Crowsnest Pass and even from as far away as Lethbridge. At the conclusion of the third group of numbers tne Lions passed around coffee and doughnuts RECEIVES RING - At the 49th annual meeting of the Pincher Creek Co-operative Association Francis Frey", retiring general manager, receives a gold ring from Hugh Cameron on behalf of the Co-op and all its members. Mr. Frey held the position for 14 years. -Mrs. Ed Lunn Photo COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. REGULAR CATTLE SALE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22nd - 11 A.M. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD 500 - HEAD - 500 ALL CLASSES - FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE Including ... 250 HEAD OF FAT CATTLE of which 65 HEAD CONSIGNED BY JOHNSON AND BONERTZ CONSIGN YOUR CATTLE EARLY Secretary-Treasurer- ED GROSS-627-2285 Fleldjnan-DON FITZPATRICK-627-4083 Auctioneer-WARREN C. COOPER-Licence No. 3 made Van while the adjudicators their choices. The winners were: Grades 1-4: Roxanne Wyck of Bellevue; Mildred Red | Young Man and Lana Sutherland both of Cowley; Grade III | Class of Livingstone School. Grades 5-7: Barbara Dennis of Lundbreck; Jackie Jean and Audrey Therriault, both of Pincher Creek; Mortgage Skit, Livingstone Grade 7. Grades 8-12: Bernard Stuckey I of Pincher Creek; Barbara | Matavic of Lethbridge; Rhonda Stuckey and Barbara Em-ard both of Pincher Creek. CWL Banquet Set For May 3 STAVELY LIVESTOCK COMMISSION CO. REGULAR CATTLE SALE THURS., APRIL 23rd at 1 P.M. SPECIAL FEEDER and ST0CKER SALE LISTED TO DATE 800 TCP QUALITY REPLACEMENT HEIFERS AND FEEDER STEERS SALE CONDUCTED BY CHRISTIE LIVESTOCK LTD. Phone 328-7662 LETHBRIDGE or 228-3777 STAVELY AUCTIONEER, HERB CHRISTIE - DC. NO. 231 PICTURE BUTTE (HNS)- At the recent meeting of the St. Catherine's Cat holic Women's League the following executive was elected: president, Mrs. Ernest Renmer; first vice-president, Mrs. Herman Stroeve; second vice-president, Mrs. Theo Klosster, third vice-president, Mrs. Elizabeth Bos-njak; secretary, Mrs. Walter V. Boras and treasurer, Mrs. Robert" Chartier. Convener of church life, Mrs. Tony Dworak, gave an outline of the parish and mission activities. CWL sponsored the Girl Guides of Canada organization with financial assistance. Social, economic and civic life convener Mrs. Elizabeth Bosnjak reported of many community projects undertaken, some being, 337 hospital visits and 31 articles knitted for Korean children. Cultural Life Convener, Mrs. Edward Wojtowicz reported that pins were presented to Grade 9 students. Mrs. Theo Klooster will convene the Grade 9 farewell banquet in June. The membership banquet will be held in the But te Hotel Banquet Room May 3 at 6 p.m. Lunch hostesses were Mrs. Theo Klooster and Mrs.Herman | Stroeve. HBO>IMl70HS01Mi7OHB0>N<7Oll g IT*OUR g BIRTH- DAY! CELEBRATING l\l 'SEVENTY g seepage 7 \ t BQ'N'70B50TJ'70ffiHQT*7DC COUNTRY NEWS These Are The Lctlibridge Herald Correspondents In Your, Area BUCKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY......P.O Bex 148 CRANBROOK NANCY MILES (Special)............. 304 5th St. S. DEI BONI1A ERNIE DALTON ....................... Gen. Del. ETZIKOM MRS. THEKLA EHNES................... Gen. Del. FOREMOST GEOFF. TAGG..........................Box 381 FAITH MRS. THEKLA EHNES ................... Gen. Del. Contact these people for your District Newi or Classified Advertising BUILD YOUR NEW HOME IN Magrath "THE GARDEN CITY'* 30 MINUTES FROM LETHBRIDGE - ON NEW HIGHWAY Lots Available - $200 to $400  FRIENDLY PEOPLE � EXCELLENT ACCREDITED HOSPITAL  FOUR CHURCHES  EXCELLENT SCHOOLS  SPORTS FACILITIES - Golf, Hunting, fishing, boating, heated pool, roping club, Curling, Skating.  PICNIC AND PLAYGROUND FACILITIES  SHOPPING FACILITIES  LIONS CLUB  INDUSTRIES - Canning factory, Saih I Door Factory For Full Information en AVAILABLE LOTS and their prices Contact SEC.-TREAS., TOWN OF MAGRATH Phono 758-3212 ;