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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Augttt 1973 THE UTHMIDOI HMA10 3. Crowsnest Pass Hews WMM I Open house set for Aug. 23-25 for 'Pass nursing lodge RLAIRMORE Open house will be held Aug. 24 and 25 for the new Crows- nest Pass Nursing Home and Senior Citizens Lodge. During open house citizens interested in viewing the new facilities will be given tours. E. hospital administra- says the date of occupancy has been set for Sept. l. Playground program set for Blairmore this month BLAIEMORE The Crowsnest Pass recrea- tion board has planned a play- ground program for the dura- tion of August. In Blairmore the Isabelle Sel- lon Junior High playground area will be utilized and Wednesdays. The shale pit area beside the OFY Trim Trail in Southeast Blairmore will be used Thurs- days and Fridays. In the community hall will be used as a play area on Tuesdays and Fridays. Bellevue boulevards problem dumped in ratepayers laps BELLEVUE Bellevue village council has passed a resolution making ratepayers here responsible for cleaning and maintaining boul- evards and adjoining areas in front of their premises. The resolution will be adBed to the village's new develop- ment control a legisla- tive by-law encompassing all areas of municipal develop- ment. At the same meeting the vil- lage auditor explained the new method of accounting to be used by the village. He report- ed the village is in excellent fi- nancial shape. Thieves enter Bellevue firms to grah and cigarettes BELLEVUE The local detachment of the KCMP reported two break-ins here recently. A total of was taken when thieves gained entry to the Bellevue Dairy Building. In the other worth of cigarettes were taken from Ann's Service Station. Bellevue considers fee for Passburg cemetery plots BELLEVUE Bellevue council is considering a small charge for plots in the Passburg Cemetery. The village inquired of the department of municipal af- fairs as to_ the possibility ol acquiring title to the Passburg Cemetery. The village wishes to take over and maintain the ceme- tery which has previously fceen handled by the local mortician paved runway seen for Cook airstrip PINCHER CREEK The W. A. Cook Air two miles east of Pincher was recently visited by two officials of the federal transport department. They came to inspect the facilities and meet with local civic officials. With the 1975 Winter Games coming the need is seen to upgrade the pres- ent strip. It has been oper- ated by W. A. Cook for a number of years. Light and small commer- cial aircraft have been using the field. Now it is hoped to lengthen the runway by half a mile and make other improve- ments. The federal government lias a policy where the local field could be allocated up to under an approved im- provement project. This would provide for a paved enabling any piston-driveo aircraft to land and lake off safely. To become eligible for a grant the airport land deed would have to be held by a civic administrator. As soon as all compliances are met an application will be made. Were holding a table... Ibrpu Where memorable evenings are mede 7 days a week impeccable service complements a dining standard of excellence. At Sven Erfcksen's Family an atmosphere of congeniality surrounds a tradition of western exemplified in the Dining Room. Go once and youl return ph. 320-7756 family restaurant TV booster ivins okay for Pincher PINCHER CREEK The Canadian Radio Tele- vision Commission has ap- proved a local application for a low power television signal booster. Early in at a public hearing was held and at that time the CRTC made the decision to endorse the ap- plication made by the Pincher Creek Community Centre Hall Society. A licence has been issued by the subject to con- ditions and specification re- quirements which will be valid until March 1978. Ron Nordqusst of CFCN-TV in Calgary will be instructed to go ahead with purchasing the necessary rebroadcasting in- stallation equipment. It is hoped to have it in operation within 90 days. The site chosen is the hill south of the Canyon near the water tower. Citizens of Pincher Creek are looking forward to an improved signal. RIDERS HfT TRAIL VAUXHALL The Vauxhall Saddle Club recently held a trail ride. About 30 riders took part. Some were club members while others were people from the Vauxhall district. The riders met at the Vauxhall rodeo grounds in the morning and they rode to the Lloyd Broderson farm six miles from Vauxhall. Country Beavers members mark 25th anniversary women of the south Fort Macleod district gather to mark the'25th anniversary of the Country Beavers. Charter from are'Leah Eveline Lil Mabel Harriet 'You have carried on' June Jassman and Fay Doyle. Each woman received a corsage and gold pin. At Eveline Edgar addresses the women. JEAN SWIHART photo Country Beavers help in many ways By JEAN SWIHART Correspondent FORT MACLEOD last 25 years have formed a tapestry and each and every one has contributed her own particular stitch to form the pattern of our the Country Mrs. Eve- line Edgar said here ly. Mrs. Edgar was speaking to 76 women gathered in the South Macleod Community Hall for the 25th anniversary of the Country Beavers. The hall was decorated in red and white and highlight- ed with a large beaver. Seven charter members were honored. The originals soon saw there was a need to do good works among neighbors in times of distress and be- reavement. Mrs. Edgar recalled many ranging from visiting the nursing catering to turkey hosting showers and to help- ing in times oLtragedy. Speaker Leighton said 'hope of the province is to preserve the small family farm and he felt women's clubs such as the Country Beavers are pre- serving the-quality of rural life. many are .bored both in towns and country. You are to be congratulated that you have carried on as farm wives and have taken time out to do good. are enough of you in CT3 community to have a fine vT- able life and an interesting one. What you are really try- ing to dp is preserve the ity of life. You have passed this idea on to your Also attending was Ken MP. Sfr. Hurlburt reiterated the importance of farm life. He quoted Will Rogers as saying your money in land because God ain't going to make any more of that.'' He pledged support to the people. Following the presentation of charter pins to Leah Seg- Eveline Lil Hat- Mabel Harriet June Jassman and Fay members and their guests enjoyed dancing. Flower poiver All decked our in bril- liont Mr. and Mrs. Harold Urvold of Noble- ford ride in their automobile. The recent Nobleford par- ade and sports day follow- ed a welcome rain. One- half an inch fell on the bone-dry dryland area. It brought out the broadest smiles ever seen a Nobleford parade- LUCINDA LUCHIA phSlo Agri officials visit Brooks August 14 BROOKS The executive committee of the provincial agriculture department will be in Brooks for luncheon on Tues- Aug. and a tour of three local enterprises Lake- side Tirol Dehydra- lors at Tilley and the Horticul- ture Research Center. Alberta's deputy minister of Dr. Glen heads the executive committee which comprises his assistant deputy ministers C. J. Me- representing the farm development Dr. J. G. representing production and acting assistant deputy M. A. Cam- representing the market- ing section. More district on page 5 Picture Butte parade winners PICTURE BUTTE Picture Butte and District Jamboree Days parade results non LDS Church. Unifarm. youth organizations. North County of Lethbridge Recreation. Decorated Pic- ture Butte Swim Club. Decorated Butte Auction Market. Family Leo Lento family. Antique Leonard Haney. Decorated bikes. Sheila Takahashl. Most original adult Barrhill Social Club. Most original children's Jefery Gibb. Best-dressed Cliff Peter- son. Best-dressed Shirley Lehto. Junior cowboy or under Peter Gatner. Nanton Welcome Centre opens NANTON The Nanton Wel- come Centre officially opened here recently when 230 visitors accepted the invitation to visit the premises for the special oc- casion. For a while during the after- noon there was standing room only in the small building Nanton as the guests poured in to be on hand for the opening day. The women were hard press- ed to handle the large crowd but all were served lunch. At two o'clock Mayor Wols- tenholme cut the ribbon and declared the Nanton Welcome Centre officially opened. He ex- tended congratulations to the citizens who had worked to make the new venure a reality. Take a new at Seagram's 83 6th ANNUAL COWLEY LUNDBRECK RODEO DAYS Sponsored by the Cowley Lions Club at the Lee Ranch Turn South 2Vi miles west of Cowley August llth and 12th RODEO AT P.M. BOTH DAYS Free Breakfast Sat. 9 a.m.-noon at the Rangeland Hotel Sunday breakfast available at grounds 1.50. EXCITING RODEO EVENTS Saddle 9rone Riding Bareback Brene Riding Buldogglng Calf Roping Clrl't Cow Riding Riding Girls' Barrel Racing Boy't Steer Riding Wild Cow Milking BARBECUE SAT. NIGHT AT LUNDBRECK DANCE TO FOUOW Same mellow Seagram's 83 taste. Same distinctive Seagram's 83 bottle. What's You'll know when you make your very next purchase. Good Joseph E. Seagram Ontario LIMITED ONTARIO ;