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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta August 1973 THE LETHIRIDCE HERALD 3 trff Little Britches gopher derby Plenty to do in south on Monday Monday will be a busy day for southern Albertans if they take part in all available ac- tivities. The Nobleford Home and School Association will hold its first annual Nobleford Sports Days. The Barons-Noble 4-H club will be holding a Horticultural Fair in the Noble Central school auditorium. Doors will open at a.m. to receive en- tries. The parade will leave from Michel-Natal Hospital Although drab on the ihe Mic'iel-Natal Hospital is furnished with mod- ern hospital equipment and is clean ond bright inside. Sparwood hospital plans win go-ahead tihe marshalling area at 10 a.m. A Little League ball game will follow the parade at the ball to be followed by the peewees playing the team from Babe Ruthers play- ing an all-star team of old- timers and girls' slow pitch team playing women. The day winds up with dance in the Legion Hall. At Nanton the parade is at 10 a.m. and the Little Rodeo is set for Monday. Carmangay is holding its an- nual fair the same day. Bonanza Days at Picture Butte will wind up with a full slate of activities Monday. At Milk a gcpher der- by will draw mini-race fans. Dry yields by land cut half SPARWOOD Plan- ning for a new hospital at Spar- wood and a diagnostic centre at Elkford is expected to be al- lowed to proceed to prelimin- ary following a re- cent meeting between the pro- vincial and regional govern- ments. BCHIS officials met at Vic- toria with P. V. chair- man of the East Kootenay Re- gional Hospital Frank EKRHD administra- Siro Cimolini. chairman of the Michel Natal Hospital and F. D. chair- man of the Fernie Hospital board. While permission to proceed to drawings for the Elkford diagnostic centre would not be granted by BCHIS until the population reaches the EKRHD has approved paying costs until that figure is reach- ed. Then the BCHIS will share. That is expected to be early in 1974. It is likely that direction of planning for the Elkford centre will proceed under the Michel- Natal partly because of local difficulties at but mainly because of the close re- ferral relationship that will ex- ist with the Sparwood hospital. A suggestion at the meeting that a single hospital board be formed for Elkford and Fernie was accepted by the EK representatives for but was in no way a con- dition set by BCHIS for its sup- port. In answer to the decides what is to be in the diagnostic Dr. D. R. Johnstone of Kimberley was told the- local who can call on the regional advisory and who FORT MACLEOD CENTENNIAL PRINTS The set of 3 Prints of COLONEL MACLEOD and SCOUT JERRY POTTS are depicted on the A.G.T. Directory are available from the FORT MACLEOD HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION Box 776 FORT ALBERTA Size of Prints. Price set of 5.00 The Associate Medical Centre Is pleased to announce Dr. Randall P. M.D. FAMILY PHYSICIAN has joined the staff of the ASSOCIATE MEDICAL CENTRE 5012 48th Alberta may take a look at existing cen- tres in other parts of the prov- ince. The while it has as- sisted local has not ta- ken a direct hand in planning any of the regional he was told. The present Michel Natal Hospital is a frame structure that was built in 1908. The building was used as a board- ing house for men employed by the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company. Plans to convert the building to a hospital were drawn up by Crow's Nest Pass Coal in 1936. The hospital and grounds were conveyed by Crow's Nest Pass Coal to the Michel Natal Hospital Society in for the price of one dol- lar. The district'is served by two doctors who have their clinics in units attached to the hospi- tal. One doctor will be opening a clinic in Centennial Square at Sparwood. He hopes to have the office open soon. We are better citizens because ive THINK and DO and GIVE MAGRATH Swath- ing of fall wheat is general ir Hie Magrath district with com- bining started north of town. Kernals are shrunken be- cause of drought conditions but heads have from 20 to 30 ker nals and swaths are fair. Straw is good and cattlemen will be baling all they can to supplement a short hay crop. Yields in dry land hay are only last year's and irri- gated fields are down where water wss not available early in the spring. Much of the dry crop was too short to cut. One to two inches of rain July 21 improved pastures but feed is scarce now. Barley and spring wheat will benefit frim the moisture but both crops are short. Dugouts are drying up and grasshoppers are prevalent in parched pastures and hay j fields. Pioneers say this is the driest they have ever seen the rangeland which is cropped bare. There is no winter for- age. Bright spot is a report of 39 bushels to the acre on a 40- acre strip north of town. This winter wheat weighed 61 pounds to the bushel. Good yields are expected from sev- eral areas but harvesting is later this year. Magnus Howg honored 90 at years ENCHANT Many relatives and friends of C. Mag- nus Howg gathered recently at the Haysboro Community Hall at Calgary to honor him on the occasion of his 90th birthday. Present were nine of his 30 one was unable to come from California. Twenty-six of his 33 grand- children and six of his 12 great grandchildren were Biere. Relatives came from distant places in the U.S. from Geor- North and South and in this country from Vic- toria and many points in this province. A pot-luck dinner was served. Mr. Howg is an oldLimcr here. He came from South Da- kota to homestead in 1908 and farmed here until he retired to Calgary in 1949. FAMILIES GATHER IRON SPRINGS The Moorc-Haney families held their annual family reunion re- cently at Bowness near Calgary. Sixty members of the family were in attendance. CUT BARLEY IRON SPRINGS Swathing of which started in the Iron Springs area last has become general Ibis week. The yield on dryland crops is going to be very light as compared with other years due to the lack of moisture. One hundred and 12 Jolly Janes and their leaders gather at the recent 55th annual Alberta Women's In- stitute Girls' Club convention at Olds. Theme for con- vention are better because we THINK and DO and Mrs. Ella Mrs. Karen Liebelt and Jolly Janes Wendy and Noreen Karen Mur- ray and April all of attended. Twenty Alberta Wl girls' clubs were represented. Girls' clubs members grow in compassion By PEARL LIEBELT Herald News Service WARNER Members of Alberta Women's Institute Girls' clubs are growing in under- standing and knowledge. Twenty AWI girls' clubs were represented at the re- cent 55th annual convention at Olds. Warner sent seven people to the convention. They two Mrs. Ella Heppler and Mrs. Karen Lie- and five girls. Pamela District 4 Wendy Jolly Janes president. Noreen Heppler. Jolly Janes social Karen Murray. Jolly Janes' club and April War- Jolly Janes member. Theme for the convention WES are better citizens because we think and do and The slogan was. in un- derstanding and knoweldge.'7 Main activities included a tour of the grounds and classes in deportment and hor- a fashion show and formal and an informa- tive talk from a member of the RCMP. Provincial supervisor Mrs. Margaret Harrop and Mrs. Ann assistant supervi- both of Peace were in charge. New Myra Watson of Col- leen vice- and dis- trict Debbie District 2. Kathy Sarich. Wabamun District Judy and District Pamela Warner New provincial supervisor is Betty Sparrow of Waba- mun. The secretarial scholarship winner was Debbie Worsley. South era public Pam sec- ond. Short story se- nor Pam over all Pam Hep- pier. Warner placed second for the CFCN trophy for the pro- ficiency club one point behind the Judah Sweet Peas Girls' Club. In the exchange Margaret Reid from the Mel- ody Maids Girls Club of Olds be a guest of Pam and Wendy Heppler this summer. Speaker the banquet was the Alberta Womens' Insti- tute Mrs. Ethel Morrisroe of Red Deer. The week closed with a tal- ent show. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Resident Bldirmore Phone 567-2149 -million-mark near as Cranhrook sets pace CRANBROOK At the 26'permits is- sued in July by city inspector John Davis have brought to estimated building value for 1973. B.C. Hydro in its acreage of Industrial Phase adjoining the former airport on its was largest July factor at for a number of buildings and shel- ters. Second large item was 000 for a warehouse in Slater Park southward extension of Phase the former Crestbrook yard at Builder is Satellite Enter- prises Ltd. and the building is apparently a trackside beer distribution warehouse. Housing unit starts now stand at 116 compared with 158 for the same period of 1972. LETHERIDGE AND DISTRICT EXHIBITION THIRD ANNUAL SHEEP SHOW and SALE AUGUST 7th and 8th Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds Show begins Aug- 7th 1 p.m. Over 250 head of registered purebredi Trimming class and girls' lead hnlier class begins 7 p.m. 7. Sale Begins Aug. 8 1 p.m. With registered ewes selling then over 300 commer- cial ewes followed by registered rams............. Agri field man CLARESHOLM Richard Berringer is the new agricultural field man for the Willow Creek succeed- ing Ross Bertrand who went to Lethbridge as regional agricul- tural field man for the Alberta department of agriculture. Mr. Berringer had been assistant agricultural field man. i he Herald Correspondent in Your Arec BARNWELL MRS. WALTER GRIGOR 223-8121 BLACK IL- MRS. JIM MONTGOMERY 684-3380 BOW ISLAND MRS. D. ROBERTSON 545-2192 MRS. ALICE SCHAUFELE 545-2127 BARONS NORMA MYSON 757-39SO CARDSTON MRS. NORMA HULL.................... 653-2054 CARMANGAY MRS. A. T. SHUMAKER 643-2129 Contact these people tor your District News or Classified Advertising An fnvifat'on from Bryan CCA LIKE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT GETTING YOUR CGA IN FINANCIAL over 60 years the Certified General Accountant designation has meant careers in top financial management. I'm visiting this city to answpr your questions discuss your career goals and give you information about our available by correspondence or through a recognized educational institute. You are warmly invited to or visit Mr. Denham would like to meet you EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL August 8 12 noon-2 p.m. 5 p.m.-9 THE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS ASSOCIATION PRAIRIE REGION ;