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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Taber Approves Indian Centre TABER (ILNS) Use ot the! basement of the court house building as an Indian cenlre as well as for arts and crafts has been approved by Taber's town council. CouncU had earlier author- ized an expenditure of to furnish the room for arts and crafts use which has not been completed. Work will now be pushed to prepare the room for Indian program use by the end of May. Emergency Ball Meeting LUNDBRECK (HNS) An emergency meeting of the Liv- ingstone Minor Ball Association has been called by President James Price for next Tuesday in the Livingstone School at Parents of Pony League and Little league boys are es penally asked to be present as the possibility of a 1970 season bangs in the balance. There has always been plenty of good quality ball players and up to the pxs ent enough coacbss and help- ers, particularly with James Price at the helm. Now cir cumstances have arisen tha will seriously limit his parlici pation as coach. So far 'no one approached to take over lias been able to accept. Somewhere and somehow coaches and helpers must.be found to put- J'ounS PIa> ers in the 1970 season whic usually winds up in mid-Juni Ways acd can be wor! ed out, it is hoped, if parent turn out Tuesday. If a means can be found another organiz! tional meeting for the boys will be set for a later dale. Council was toH by recrta- cn superintcodeat Roy Blais tat the provincial government providing, tlong with their salaries, two .university stu- Jents specially trained, to pro- ide programs for Indian of all ages who will par- cipate. 'We have reason to exoed hat this new approach, wil meet with some measure a uccess" he said, and hoped hat the confidence of the itin- rant families could be obtain- ed. The two workers, he said will be here in mid-May, am wilt spend some time in making acquaintances here before the nflux of Indian people occur? The program, be said, is pat erned after a successful and ong used training centre northern Utah, and should lead o the setting up of i school for he children who leave their before school is out .he summer, and do not re- urn until after school starts the fall. Council was assured lhat an attendant would be at the whenever the doors open, and cautioned agains noise during hours when cour is in session upstairs, -Monday Wednesday and Friday mom ings. In connection wift the court room, council accepted a pro- posal from the provincial d partment of public works, renovate an.office upstairs f use of the travelling magis Irate. The agreement reached wa. a rental of P5 per month f three years, the agreement e piring with the tenure of a 1 year tease on the court roon signed in 1963 when the govern ment made a J10.000 grant lieu of rent. REACH MILESTONE Mr. ond Mrs. Charles Provost of the Peigan Reserve celebrate their 60th wedding anni- versary. Ed Lunn Photo. Peigan Couple Observes 60th Wedding Anniversary PKCHER CREEK (Special) I the conflict, he spent six Taber Joining Program TABER (J1NS) The Tovra of Taber is to join the Provin- cial Government's prevenla- tive social sen-ice program. Town councU unanimously supported a motion by council- lor Wayne L. Gough to partici- ple under an agreement be- tween the Barons Eureka Health UnK and the Depart- ment ot Social Welfare, Edmon- ton. Under the program, the field of social welfare is expanded from the giving of needed as- sistance to provision of ways and means by which welfare recipients may become more sett supporting through special guidance and training Mr. and Mrs. Charles Prov osl, of Brocket, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary re- cently. and Mrs. Provost renew- ed their wedding vows before father Poulin at St. Paul's Church, Brocket. Friends and relations were present at a ban- quet, held in the Parish Hall, to wish the happy couple con- gratulations and best wishes. Mr. and Mrs. Provost have nine children, 43 grandchildren and 22 peatrgrandchildren. Mr. Provost can look .back on a colorful past on the Peigan Reserve. IE 1906, he com- menced work as an interpreter and continued in this position until 1916, when he enlisted in the armv. and went overseas to fight First World-War. He saw action at Vimy Ridge, where he was in the cavalry with the Canadian Light Horse Regiment. At the conclusion of Mill Rate Increased At Coleman COLKMAN (CKP Bureau) CoSeman's mill rate took a five mill jump wben the council se the budget for the coming year The rate was set at 77 mills against last year's 72. Penalty for delinquent taxes was also raised from six to eight pe cent. Breakdown of the 77 milk in- cludes school 39.59 mills, health 6.23 mills and municipal 31.18 mills. Last year's rate of 72 mills included school 47, health 4.9 and municipal 20.1 mills. Council has given the green light to a complete street paving program for this year and estimated cost of the proj- ect is The town is wait- irg for the bylaw to be drawn up by engineers Underwood, FrW.y, AjMil 24, THE UTHHID6E HtKALD 3 ...FOR NEW BRIDES most treasured of gifts and ah honoured tradition Sitverplated Holloware from our famous Excellency Plate Collection. All superby crafted, exquisitely designed and exclusively... Mackenzie's. 3 PCE ENTREE DISH. Has removable handle for GRAVY BOAT ANtf STAND 1 2' RELISH. With washabe liner.. Has so many uses. BUTTER DISH. Wash able glass 4 PCE TEA SERVICE. This set for entertaining your guests very graciously. 4 pee. service 28' Tray___________________85. OPEN AN ACCOUNT TODAY! CHARGE FT NOW k SAVE! owne r.tuwts i WCtNA SASKATOON MOOSE JAW AUtBT CALQARY LETHMIDSB 613 Arerw rVne 32MJI4 months in occupation. of Ger- many, until May of 1919, when he was discharged. Two bro'Ji- ers also served in the war. Pete Provost was killed .in ac- tion, (TO weeks before the Armistice. Mr. Provost was the first In- dian farmer on the Peigan Re- serve to own a tractor. The land has now been divided be- tween Mr. Provost's four sons, Charles Jr., Guy, Louis and Teddy. Mr. Provost is 88 years of age and Mrs. Provost is 78. Surprise Couple NEW DAYTON (IKS) Sixty friends and neighbors surprised !Mr. and Mrs. Del Fuller and family a house- warming party. A social evening of visiting and a sing-song were held. puree of money was pre- sented to Del and Phyllis by Don Skcith who expressed the wish lhat th2y would continue to live in New Dayton for many years to come. Under preventative social welfare, provincial government grants up to 80 per cent of costs are available, with the effect that the wider program will not be an additional tax' burden on the ratepayers. As council's rertresentalive.to the Barons Eureka Health Unit Board, Mr. Gough ad- vised council lhat the requisi- tion for social welfare needs would remain at 55 cents per capita. He said, however, that an in- crease of per capita would be levied for general ad- ministration and dental ser- vices, bringing the total requis- ition to from S3.63 increase of 33 per orot above last year. The rate for general costs goes up by 70 cents from ?2.70 to per capita, and for den- tal services by 50 cents from 40 cents to 90 cents. McLellan and Associates after which tenders will be called. Council also favored the pur- chase of 24 more new type mer- cury vapour lamps to be install- ed in various areas of Coleman. A IMecto-Pak unit has been ordered by the town for the town owned Gas company to do a leak survey on Ihe town's gas The unit can also be used for detecting gas leaks in homes. CouncU completed agree- ment for the Coleman Gas Com- pany to supply natural gas to Coleman Collieries Ltd., to lie used in the new mine tipple in tha dryers and other equip- ment. This service is to be ex- tended as soon as possible. Bank To Open BARONS (IKS) The new Royal Bank building here will be" officially opened Monday with tha public invited to at- tend cpen house to view tha fully modern premises. R. Steinhauer is the bank mana- ger. Homecraft Meet COWLEY Judy Foenstra, Home Economist of Clareshoim, was the guest speaker- and demonstrator at the April meeting of the Living- stone Ladies' Club held at the home of Mrs. Agnes Bort. A most interesting demonstration of renipholstering living room chairs was given by Miss Fecn- slra. Some 20 members and guests on hand to learn about this homecraft. The Club centres aralnd HK old Olin Creek School about 15 miles north of Cowley, a-d is reputed to be one of the oldest ladies' social organizations in Alberta. Honored RAYMOND (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Duane H. Forsyth celebrated their silver wedding anniversary at an anniversary party at the Welling Culture Hall. Ihe party was arranged by their children, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Forsyth of Santa Bar- bara, Larry Calif., Mr. and :Mrs. Fassnidge of Calgary and Cindy, Bill and J.D. "at home; Family Night TURIN (HNS) A family night display and program mil be held Friday, May 1 in the Turin School auditorium.. The Brownies, Handicraft, Fish and Game, Riding- 4-H and Light Horse clubs will have dis- plays mth a variety program in the evening. SAFETY CHECKS POPULAR IN TAKR The deportment of highways motor vehicle afety testing unit will operate lo capacity during the next two weeks al Taber if activity uring its first two days of operation are any indication, Tires, brakes, lights and wheel ring i alignment are checked in the free service. Gibb Photo SPRING FOOD SAVINGS until doting Sdurday, April 25th TABLE RITE RED BRAND STEER BEEF EASY CARVE ROAST SHOULKR, SEMI-BONEUSS Ib. TABU RITE YOUNG Porii Shoulder Roasts NABOt Coffee 5cotf ALBERTA 21b Icing Sugar TOP VAIU Evap. Milk.. tin, 6 for 1-00 DEL MONTE FANCY CREAM Corn or Peas HEINZ STRAINED OR JUNIOR BABY FOODS (4U-OZ, tins Excluding Meats) KON TIKI Pineapple 3 Varieties, 19-oz. tini 4 KING SIZE D III