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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Catholics gather Pioneers remembered ETZIKOM Rev. 5Yanklin Trudeau of 'High and former priest who served the mission of the Faith Sacred Heart Catholic Church icre laid a wreath on the Cross commemorate deceased pio- leers at recent Diamond Jubi- celebrations of the Faith iacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. It was built in 1912 and com- pleted in 1913. Faith was named in honor of a baby daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sergeant on Aug. Mrs. Claude rraxler of About 35 Catholic families ar- rived from Russia in 1909 to 1911 to take up homesteading. In Rev. Father Konrad of Lethbridge was the first missionary sent to this area to serve the faithful alter- nating with several other mis- sionaries including Rev. Jules who served from 1916 to 1927 and is near- ing his 9lst birthday. The first mass service was held in a tent supplied by Henry Ehnes where a crude altar was put up by stretching binder canvas over posts. Later his John built a house and this was used lor services until the Fall of 1912 when Henry Ehnes do- nated five acres of his home- stead on which the congrega- tion began building a church using crude tools and making do with' what they had. The church was completed in 1913 and dedicated to The Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is situated on a hill in the a landmark of the present and about 21 miles southwest of Etzikom. The Most Rev. Paul Bishop of celebrated mass and presented the Homily with concelebrants Rev. Brian parish priest of Fore- and former priest Fath- ers D. G. Gillis and John Mac- Namee of Calgary and Frank- lin Trudeau of High River. Absent until later was Father Louis SJ of Medicine Hat. A procession was held with Father Trudeau leading and laying a wreath to commemo- rate the dead pioneers. An afternoon reception was held in the Hoping Community Hall following the services honoring pioneers and clergy. Master of ceremonies for the occasion was Jim Hearn. Catholic Women's League 25- year-scrolls were presented to several members and souvenir plates of the church were pre- sented to the clergy. District News f In Brief I Taber General Hospital accreditation extended TABER Full accre- ditation of the Taber General Hospital has been extended for a further three having maintained the standards of the accreditation committee of the Canadian Council of Hospital Accreditation. Taber General Hospital is one of 57 out of a total of 67 hospi- tals in Alberta worthy to dis- play the accreditation certifi- cate Issued by the council. Renewal' of the certificate was approved recently by Dr. D. surveyor for the coun- who pleased with the facilities available at the hospi- Accreditation comes through application of basic principles of organization and administra- the promotion of high qual- ity medical and hospital and maintaining essential diag- nostic and therapeutic services in the hospital. Ten years ago the Taber hos- pital first qualified for provisi- sional with full accreditation awarded in 1965 and subsequently renewed after periodic surveys conducted by the council. Crowsnest Pass News Ministers to visit 'Pass BLAIRMORE Several cabinet ministers will visit the 'Pass area Sept. 17. They will meet local government officials to discuss local probelms. visiting ministers will be Bill mines and Bill department of the SAND f GRAVEL k ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE Dave mu- nicipal and Fred trade and industry. Sept. 18 they will be in Leth- bridge to hear briefs from the people of southern Alberta. The Town of Blairmore will be presenting a brief on a num- ber of town affairs at this time. In other council ap- proval was given for the open- ing of a glass store in West Blairmore. Mrs. Bonnie recreation director and a member of the facilities committee of the Southern Alberta Winter reported on the de- velopment of the games. She hopes the 'Pass will be chosen for some of the preliminary events possibly hockey and some indoor games such as gymnastics and fencing. DUE TO AN UNFORSEEN DELAY IN THE DELIVERY OF CARPETS FOR THE COMMON AREA AND CORRIDORS OPEN HOUSE ot the CROW'S NEST PASS NURSING HOME and SR. CITIZENS' LODGE will be postponed until Sept. 15thr 16th If there is ony olher change the public will be informed through the news media. UNIQUE This archilectually designed home Circular ilairway 2 natural open hearth Family room sq. ft. of modern trend living Scenic Mountain View 3 Study Private entrance patio Pallo off dinnig room Patio off mailer bedroom Cali ROGER HANDLEY 345-3534 Phone 345-3039 OLIVER-HANDLEY REAL ESTATE COAIDALE Planning officer to have control TABER The first step toward control of develop- ment in the Taber MD was taken recently when the MD council gave first reading to a new development control bylaw. Council acted on a develop- msnt control order from the department of municipal af- fairs under the provincial plan- ning giving the council six months from July to implement a control bylaw. Such a bylaw will become imperative under the new re- gional plan prepared by the Oldm an River Region Planning Commission. It will likely be adopted by municipal authori- ties in the region this fall. Associate planner Code Clements of the ORRPC was in attendance at the council meeting. He made recommsnd- Slaff cuts in wake of lower grants TABER Budget pro- jections for Taber School Divi- sion 6 presented to the board by assistant secretary-treasurer Mrs. Edna LePage indicate a related to keep within the guidelines set down by the department of ed- ucation. The 1974 and 1975 projections were prepared on receipt of the per-pupil grants to be paid by the department during those years. The grants will likely in- crease by per cent each year. declining school en- rolment reduces the dollar grant increase to 3'i per cent in 1974 and two per cent in 1975. To counteract this the board will continue staff reductions to maintain a stu- dent-teacher ratio of 20 The board directed that the 1974 budget be presented in de- tail at Oct. 15 meeting for preliminary consideration. History book stories needed by September PINCHER CREEK The local history book com- mittee reminds those who have general interest pictures to be used in the book Grass to Mountain they must get them in to Mrs. La 119 James or phone by Sept. l. Those hr1ding manuscripts for should also have them in by that date. The soon- er this material is mailed in to the the sooner the book will be-ready. A lot of work remains to be done by the committee reading galley proofs before final com- pletion of the book. Sam Steele has new sweetheart CRANBROOK Seventeen year old Terry Hildebrar.d was named Sam Steclc Days with 1972 Sweetheart Heather Hold- away graduating to Miss Cran- brook for PNE and Sam Steele Days is over for anotlwr year. New item this an Indus- trial Festival with million dollars of working forest and construction 000 of live show and most unusual good 50 cent drew about to the cily's Moir Park which was the annual Fall Fair ations regarding the control bylaw. Second and third readings of the bylaw must await adver- tising the council's intention to pass the bylaw and a public hearing at which ratepayers may express their submissions regarding same. Copies of the bylaw will be -made available to those concerned. The public hearing will prob- ably be deferred until the rush of harvest is past. Most of those concerned are fanners. under the council will appoint a planning officer rather than a planning who will have power over all development in the municipality. The council will be the appeal beard. A case in point was express- ed when 11 people made repre- sentations to council in opposi- tion to a major feed yard pro- posed being south of Fincasile six miles straight east of Taber. They objected to the size of the yard. With no control over develop- the council can only ap- peal to the developers to re- strict the size of the develop- ment but could see little hope of compliance if the feed yard meets with all government regulations. The delegate ratepayers ad- vised having corresponded also with departments of the pro- vincial government with no response received to date. Bats free of rabies NATAL Dr. J. M. H. medical health offi- and secretary of the union board of reports a Spar- wood child found and provoked a bat which turned on the child and bit him. He also reported that a bat was found during daylight hours in Cranbrook. Both of the animals were cap- tured and sent to Lethbridge to be tested for the presence of or more hy- drophobia. tests indicate the animals were free of the dis- ease Roman Catholics gather at Faith Thekla photo. Faith was named in honor of a boby daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sergeant. And babies are still being honored there. This one gets an admiring glance from a happy cldtimer attending Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Faith Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. Bridge contract awarded at Pincher I Air pollution i probe begins PINCHER CREEK The tender for the new replacing the Bridge was awarded to Adamix Concrete and Construc- tion Ltd. of Pincher Creek. The tender from Adamis was the lowest of nine. It was for Bids included Charter Con- struction Rise High Construction I. W. Camp- tell Calgary. F. W. Wagnar Ltd.. Cascade Builders Cal- Remington Con- struction Cana Engineers Commonwealth Con- struction 344. Taber rodeo tallies surplus TABER The Taber rodeo has a iver surplus of well With returns yet the surplus is more than or the three-day event. Surplus from the rodeo prop- er was from total re- ceipts of and expenses of Gate receipta were and entry fees Prize money paid to contes- tants totalled The Saturday evening cabar- et and dance netted the associ- ation after paying 40 per cent of the surplus to the Taber Kiwanis Club. It handled the banquet and dance. Taber Eight sponsors of the horse paid to the rodeo or half of the net surplus from that very successful event. Taber Elks operating the bar of go'd project on a per- centage returned to the Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vtrnon Reiidtnt Blairmore Phone 562-2149 REPORT your LethbricUie Herald Correspondent in Your Area STIRLING MRS. F. B. ZAUGG..................... 756-3324 TABER ROSS GIBR 223-2252 TURIN MRS. CAUL JUHAR 738-4394 TYRELL'S LAKE MRS. HOWARD HAMLING 642-2263 VAUXHALL MRS. R. W. POWERS 654-2369 WARNER MRS. PEARL LIEBELT 642-3610 SPARWOOD MRS. MOLLY LATKA.................... 425-6617 Contact people tor your Diitrict News or Classified Advertising association but the queen contest brought in only aTcer one of the contestant sponsors dropped out. Returns from other conces- sions casi- no operated by the Moose Lodge on a food and beer garden operated by the Knights of Columbus esti- mated at Adamix Concrete and Con- struction Ltd. will remove the existing bridge. While the tender received was for the sum of this is not the complete cost of a fin- ished bridge. It is expected that the finish- ed structure will cost around the mark. While the de- partment of highways is grant- ing towards the the provincial street improvement program will see another available to the town upon ap- plication and with a full pro- gram of expenses for the bridge and for sidewalk in the town. The new bridge will be of pre- cast a span 80 feet in length and 38 feet wide. 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