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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta LUCINDA LUCHIA photo Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Coover of Coutts marked their 50th wedding anniversary recently. Many old friends re- turned to honor them. They have lived all their lives in same house at Coutls. Mr. and Mrs. Irviii Coover mark 50th wedding anniversary COUTTS Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Coover of Coutts were honored on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniver- sary. They have lived all their married lives in the same house here. Their three daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Huddleston and chil- dren Mark and Terri of Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Darling and children Linda and of Fort and hosted the afternoon open house reception at the Coutts Civic Centre. Approximately 250 signed the guest book. Many old friends from this district who have moved away returned to honor the Coovers. Those attending were broth- ers and sisters of Helen Coov- Bernice and Herb Grace and Bob Harold and Lucille Doris and Bruce Bob and Marie Dick and Pam New York Mildred Raymond. Mr. Cooler's brothers and sister were Mr. and Mrs. Clif- ford Cecil and Mr. and Mrs. Art Mont. Guy Huddleston gave the toast to his grandparents. Mrs. Ford gave a brief hhistorical summary of their lives. Many other tributes were re- ceived in cards and telegrams. NOTICES MAILED VULCAN A new account- ing system was installed in the ccounty administration office and the conversion of tax ac- counts delayed the tax billing. Notices were mailed Aug. 1 and taxpayers will have the usual 30 days to obtain the five per cent discount on current taxes. Settlers Davs opens tomorrow COALDALE Coal- dale Settlers Days will be held Friday and Saturday. The celebration has been co- ordinated by the Coaldale and District Chamber of Com- merce. It will commence at 6 p.m. Friday with the Coaldale Kins- Tennis club keeps courts in shape PINCHEE CREEK Roland chairman of the parks and recreation recently presented a proposed agreement to coun- cil between the tennis club and the recreation board. It provides for the manage- ment of the courts by the club. The agreement was review- ed and amended. At a recent the rec- reation board passed a resolu- tion setting out the responsibil- ities of the board in as far as the parks aspect of the parks and recreation department is concerned. The resolution would make the recreation board responsible for the de- velopment and maintainance of the MCC ball memorial park and playgrounds only. Council suggested that all endeavors concerning parks should be dealt with by the recreation board. Permission was granted to install an automatic switch to reset the pumps at the swim- ming pool when a power fail- ure thus preventing the flooding of the basement and the closing of the pool until the necessary refilling and chlorination can be done. Shell Canada advised that the cost of the switch would be and the firm would in- stall it with no charge for the installation. Council approved the installation. The recreation board is now meeting twice a month. Mickey Labrie is reviewing all the accounts bi-monthly in order to keep a close control on the budget. men Club Rodeo at the Kins- men Rodeo grounds. Street dances will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on main street Friday and again Satur- day From about 6 to 9 a.m. the chamber of commerce pancake breakfast will be held in front of the Hans Construction firm. The annual parade will com- mence at 11 a.m. Les Handley is parade mar- shall. Those entering are asked to line up in the area of the Coaldale Community Hospital on 23rd Ave. Judging will com- mence at 10 a.m. At noon a lunch will be held in the Coaldale fire hall sponsored by the Goodwill Club of the. Coaldale Mennonite Con- ference Church. Children's races will be held at p.m. Saturday at the Coaldale ball park. The second segment of the Kinsmen Rodeo will commence at 2 p.m. and continue till about 5 p.m. Beer gardens will also be in operation both Friday and Saturday evenings. The annual chow mein sup- sponsored by the Coaldale Buddhist will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Take out orders will be offered. A horseshoe tournament will be staged at 7 p.m. Saturday west of the Coaldale Library. The chamber will raffle a steer. Tickets are avail- able from any chamber mem1 her. The draw will be made at 11 p.m. Saturday evening. SUMMIT CREEK PARK CRESTON Summit Creek at the base of the Koo- tenay Skyway as it opens into the Creston opened its gates to campers and picnick- ers recently Operated by the Creston Val- ley wildlife management the park spreads over 60 The cresk is spawning grounds for Kokanee. One of the main features of the park is the su- pension bridge acros Summit Creek. The bridge opens oil to the old Dewdney which has been cleared of brush for a distance from the bridge for public use. The foot bridge was built by the Canadian wild- life service about 18 months ago. Keho Lake once you get in Keho northeast of is great for speed boats into the water. When irrigation useage is the boating. But enthusiasts are having trouble getting their level of the water comes down. The launching ramp has been left almost high and dry. MEAGHERS VODKA August 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERLD 3 The Uthbridfje Herald Correspondent in Your Area STIRLING MRS. F. B. ZAUGG....... TABER ROSS GIBB TURIN PAUL JUHAR TYRELL'S LAKE MRS. HOWARD HAMLING VAUXHALL MRS. R. W. POWERS ____ WARNER MRS. PEARL LIEBELT SPARWOOD MRS. MOLLY LATKA...... Contact people for your District er Clcmified Advertising 756-3324 223-2252 73M394 642-2263 654-2369 642-3610 425-6617 Ntwt Almost by mistake AUDREY MARTIN photo Picture Butle volunteer firefighters did such a good -to get the blaze going again. It was a practice job confining this fire they had to use a propane called by Fire Chief Bill Practice makes perfect Fire Chief Vogt trains men By AUDREY MARTIN Special Correspondent PICTURE BUTTE Flames leaped into the air and 12 fire- fighters just stood there for five minutes and did nothing. But for good reason-. Picture Butte Fire Chief Bill Vogt had called a firefighting practice. A propane torch was used to set fire to the building. It was donated for the purpose by Joe local farmer. When he bought the former Green's sheep the old stuccoed house was used for beet work- ers but it was eventually aban- doned good only for burn- ing. no one turned in an alarm it has happened several times before during practice sessions. Flamss and thick black smoke poured out of windows and the chimney. Just after the windows ex- ploded from the five men clad in masks and rubber coats and and holding a headed into the house with their newest nozzle attached to the emitting a fine spray of water. BECOMES STEAM This turned into steam which immediately excludes eliminating the possibilty of further burning except in con- fined spaces and at extreme temperatures. In only 30 seconds the 'fire was contained. So more torch work was done and Fire Chief Vogt shouted instructions to the firefighters to what to when and One firefighter's airmask bell system began to in- dicating there was only five minutes of air left in the tank strapped to his back. That's when a wise fireman prepares to leave the team working inside the to ensure his own safety and get equipped for another bout. The Picture Butte fire .holding 750 gallons of needs only four with the new spray to ex- tinguish the flames. If they had wanted to save the a special chemi- cal could have been added to give the water five times the penetrating action. Wood soak- ed with this water doesn't burn. It doesn't evaporate for several hours from the heat of the enabling every flame and smoke area to be com- pletely extinguished. Such modern equipment and good training ensure the capa- cities of the present volunteer brigade. Picture Butte and area resi- dents can be confident in face of fire. But the future is ensured as a group of 12 to 18 take preliminary training with hose laying prac- tice and show interest in doing their part towards making a safer and happier community. By todays 33 mpg is about the best you'll do i n any car built on the market today. But you will never do it in a big car with big horsepower. The only place a Toyota is big is on the inside where it counts. You won't have to manoeuvre an extra 3 feet of iron in and out parking spots when you're ot the wheel of one of our Toyota's. DAN The Toyota Corolla packs power and economy into one beautiful package. Tho economy Corolla gives you more than jusf economy. You get stylish low and wide enough to be spacious inside. And loaded with features you might expect to pay more but are part of Corolla's standard included in its low price. You have a choice with the two-door sedan opposite. A peppy 1200cc engine with four-on- the-floor transmission. Or the 1600 cc cross flow all Deluxe with either four-on-the- fioor or optional automotic trans- mission. 1 money can j f' Bank Rate Financing Ge nerous Trade-in Allowance Courteous Service After The Sale See GAYLE LES CON BARRETT or BOB BARBER At COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL 9 P.M. ;