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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Aufiuit 16, 1972 THE LETHSRIDGE HERALD -11 Home wrecked by explosion TOHKMOST (Special) A number of relief measures ore under way lo a.s.sisl the (Icorge Scliatz family, whose home J7 miles south west of Foremost was totally destroyed in a re- cent explosion. A benefit dance will he held at Foremost Community Hall Friday nijjlit, Aug. Iff, with the Pensioners select two COLEMAM 'CNP The Alberta Pensioners a n tl Senior Organization an- nual convention WHS held in Colcimm. Tlicre tGl in at- witb delegates from Taber, Pincber Creek, Ixilh- bricJgo, Bc'llcvue-IIillcrcsi, Blair- iiitn'e, flixl Colcman. During (he business session (it Ihc convention, delegates were selected to represent Al- berla and present resolulions to lliR national convention to be held in Charlolletosvn, Prince Edward Isbnr! in September, Those selectcxt Mrs. N. Colliding and Mr, K. J. Hcinplc of Taber. Although the convention was of a business nature they clay Hosed with an informal ten and discuss ion period hosted by the Coleman branch of Ihc organization. Mueller Orchestra providing the music. It Is hoped that n large turnout of friends and well- wishers will be realized to aid the family. A recent kitchen shower was held to replace some of tho items destroyed in the explos- ion. Donation.1; to tho building fund for Ihc distressed family are now received by several business outlets in Foremost's Centre Street. The explosion, which totally wrecked (he house, occurred uround 8 p.m. and is under- stood to have been caused by a propane gas explosion in tho basement of the properly, which lifted (he entire building some four feet off its foundations. Miraculously, the injuries; were few, despite the area for i 50 yards around being bom- j bardcd with flying glass. Two children, Kelly SSielkc of Fore- most and Dane-tie Tarr of Pro- vest ti.'jcnpctl with minor cuts and bruises. No one else was injured. The family was outside tire properly bidding farewell lo a visitor when disaster struck. It is unlikely that anyone would have survived the explo- sion had Ihcy been close lo its centre. All thai remains of the interior is a tangled mass of twisted metal, splintered wood :ind powdered concrete. Initial response lo the relief measures has been very en- couraging. However, it is hoped that those who have not yet been able lo express their sym- pathy in a practical manner will do so through the dance and the rebuilding fund as soon as possible. HOME DESTROYED This is part of the destruction caused by an explosion In the George Schalz farm home, near Foremost. The opposite end of tho house com- pletely demolished. MORE RECORD-SHATTERING AT MUNICH? Since the rcvtverf in Alhcni 7fl yecn ago, the shaHer- ing of re cord i has been unbelievable. In Weekend Maga- zino Ihii SaUrday, Andy O'Brien lells Olympic rccordi keep foiling, ond what we con expecl a! Munich. TN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERAID WEEKEND MAGAZINE Tuxes to be based on 1972 assessment Passiwords TAIJKK (HNS) JJrcausc assessors of the provincial land assessment department are too to complete all municipal usscssmcnts, the Taber WD will use its 1972 assessment !or taxation purposes in Having been advised by the department of municipal affairs of the inability of assessors to complete Ihu assessment this year (last general assessment was made in the MD council .sought and received a ministerial order allowing for dcferrmcnt of the assessment. Council approved a by adopting this year's assessment for next year, subject to changes made during 1972. In other business, the counci considered the implications o: the new Alberta AgricuUura Development Corporation pro- vided wider the recently paasec Agricultural Development Act Council learned that the form or farm purchase credit act i repealed, dissolving local farjr purchase advisory committees now replaced by district com mJUces comprising two fnrm een organized with a farm urehasc advisory commil- ee, but over the years not a ingle application has been 'roccssed through (be MD of- ice. Tlic council authorised advertising for sale- by Lender one arid a half loLs in Ihu ham- .et of Barn well formerly held as a public reserve but nou be sold by order of Lhe provin- cial planning board, The prop- but now to erty is adjacent lo Highway 3 east of the community recrea- tion grounds. Trailer home fire victim COLEMAN (CNP F ire a I most completely d e- stroyed tho interior of a trailer home .situated north of Highway 3 in east Cole-man recently. Re- ceiving a fire call at about p.m. Ihc Colcman Fire Brigade arrived minutes and ex- tinguished the blaze. The home was owned by Mr. Vince Stat- sny, an employee of Coleman Collieries. of the blaza imknoxvn. voters are eligible NATAL (HNS) The gov- ernment agent's office in Cran- brook reports eligible Kast Kootcnay voters listed fofr the fi.C. provincial election Aug. 3D. This total compares to just on the voters' list for the last election in 1E69. Fernie hss 2.979 registered voters, Sparwood and the South Country, including Bay- nes Lake, Elko, Galloway, Gra.smere, Jaffray and New- gale, Looking for 'Joe' Tarnava? I'M NOW OPERATING JOE'S MOBILE HOMES Locoled al 1st Avc. and 32 nd St. S. (On Highway No. 3 to Taber} The Hew Home In Lclhbridge lor KNIGHT SCHMIDT INDUSTRIES nnd GENDALL MOBILE HOMES Sea Me now for beil buys and Service tool Phone 328-0166 or 328-0181 Days, After Houri 327-4006 JOE TARNAVA PRESIDENT JOE'S MOBILE HOMES Young and CKI.LEVUE (CNP The members of Ihc Bellecrest Senior Citizens Club partici- pated in a most successful KO- evening in (lie Tlcllcvuc drop-in centre. Entertainment was provided by a local group, Tlic Lightermen, who presented old gather an excellent musical program spanning a century of music with nostalgic selections from the late IHOfl's to contemporary rock. Visiting teenagers enjoy- ed themselves while sharing the tlance floor and a of dances senior citizens in their flO's. Horseshoe pilch planned COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) During the last council meet- ing two senior citizens were present to retjucst assistance to purchase two sets of horseshoes and material to build a horse- shoe pitch. Council agreed to bear the cost and the pitch will be near the Coleman Arena where senior citizens already have a recreation room. Here's a towards making the best jam in the county. It's so easy with Certo! the natural fruit 'B.C'. Fruit. Certo makes your jams, jellies and preserves taste so much better, because you boil for only one minute. It's good to know the fruit's fresh flavour doesn't get boiled away. You can also get a bigger yield and a perfect set. Get a good start on Ihe season. Clip the coupon and buy your Certo now. Save y on the purchase of one package or bottle of Ccrto pcclin when you give this coupon toyourdcaler. Ifjrla flidikof A letter was received from department of lands and for- ests pointing out that Ihe use of motorboats is prohibited in ccrtaJn Jakes in the area, Alli- son Dam, Summit Lake and Emerald Lake. After reviewing several ap- plications for caretaker ser- vices for Uio library ami rec- reation room, the contract was awarded lo Mrs. C. Ilaslett of lolcman. In a recent contest advertis- ing for a name for the new subdivision, the winner was Mrs. Moore. The winning suggestion anil new name for the subdivision is "Pincview Council commented on the many excellent suggestions received. In other council business, the (own foreman was instructed to oil certain alleys within the town. Trucks which have been ciclourecl through these alleys lo facilitate the extension of the ?r to the Carbondale area, have been causing a dust lem. Council will bo contact ing Ron Nordquist of CFCN-TV, Calgary, in hopes of having a television satellite installed by September of this year. .Repair work started on roof of the Coleman Arena in an attempt to take advantage of the present good weather- To oil streets in Bellevue BELLKVUU (CNP The Bellevue town council met with Mayor .1. Fisher presid- ing. In view of the dusty con- ditions which are prevalent in fieHevuo Ihis summer, the coun- cil has decided to oil the main gravelled streets within the village. O. Dccccco and H. Paton at- tended the meeting on behalf of Uic recreation bo.ird lo re- quest council to reconsider Ihc decision regarding the swirri- pno] agreement and the tgreemcnl cnncorning the ncw- y-coiLslructcd Pass Community Pool. IJellevitc has (EccidcKi to out of the Hcereatiun Hoard Jan. I. next year, hut has Iccidctl to the mainlen- ance and operation agreement. The !it. John's Ambulance Brigade was given permission to conduct n business