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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Waiting patiently women still but without pay. Kainai crafts centre faces production stop Beaded moccasins Jane Day Chief displays new handiwork By ISHARLEEN HUNTER Special Correspondent CAKDSTON The Kainai Arts and Crafts Centre may have to close its doors and put 10 women out of work if payment for products sold does not come soon. Central Marketing a division of the department of Indian Affairs in has received more than 800 handi- crafts manufactured by the centre but has not yet paid for them. The marketing service will pay for the handicrafts then wholesale them to customers throughout the world. band council says there are BO funds to help one woman says. have tried various fund raising projects but these aren't enough. We want so much to succeed and help ourselves but we tan't paying customers or The centre has now gone six weeks without being able to pay the workers. money coming we may have to close our doors for awhile. That'will discour- age our women as well as cus- a centre spokesman said. The which got its start with the help of the In- dian Affairs is at- tempting to develop a business to manufacture native crafts year-around and employ women who would otherwise be on Ii is one of several similar crntres being on re- serves across Canada. Pians are to have a centre on eaci icserve in the country. The Kanai centre employs J4 v-.nen in the basement of an old school. Ten women originally took a cuujse in sponsored by Canada to learn mske beaJir.g and leatner crafts. With the course complet- the women are now teach- ing others the crafts. The centre manufactures Blackfoot and Cree beaded medallion handbags and belts and plans to begin pro duction on beaded leather jack- if the money starts coming in. Court convictions drop during July at Taber TABER Town police report a total of 76 convictions in provincial judge's court dur- ing a sharp drop jrom the 111 reported for June. Last year the corresponding reduction was from 133 to 78 convictions. Eight convictions were re- ported under the Criminal including three for im- paired driving. Other charges were of as- fraud and one morals charge which drew a fine of from a local youth. Careless driving cost two local youths fines of resulting from an early-morn- ing chase by police cruiser. They were among 36 charged under the Highway Traffic Act. These involved speeding and stunting. Property damage totalling Three minor injuries j were reported for 18 motof vehicle 10 of which were of a minor nature. Various infractions of the Li- quor Control Act brought 32 persons into mainly for illegal possession and illegal I Forty-four people were ar- i rested for intoxication and later released. a diminished ac- cident rate and an adequate safety program has earned Taber a merit rebate of for 1972. Correspondence from the Al- berta government workmen's compensation board indicated the rebate was the maximum i available. It represents one- I third of the premiums paid by the town during the year. Lacrosse champs seek funds TABER Provincial Senior B lacrosse Taber Ebony Hawks will compete in national champion- ship play at Halifax Sept. 3 to Sept. 7 and need public support to raise about for the trip. A cabaret is scheduled for Friday at the Community Cen- tre auditorium. Town council has donated toward the to come from the recreation board's activity fund. Taber fireman transferred Prize winner from pony race found TABER A recent prize winner was found with lit- tle delay through a recent Letb- bridge Herald news story. Danny a visitor here from Okotoks when he took part in the children's pony race at the Taber rodeo last May did not know he had won third prize in the race. He is now living at Taber. Tuesday he picked up his win- from the rodeo office. TABER A member of the Taber volunteer fire bri- RCMJP Const. Bob Horn- has left the fire depart- ment after being transferred from town. The town council has approv- ed the appointment of Dennis Kemle and Peter Turin to com- plete the 24-mari volunteer de- partment. Council learned of the poor condition of the ambulance. A committee representative of both town and MD councils is being arranged to consider re- placing the unit. The town and MD share costs of the ambulance and its opera- tion. South Alberta plumbers strike for fringe benefits Shaughnessy DISTRICT In East Kootenays .group for NOTICE Public hearings on the effects of proposed flood control in Lake Athabasca and its resultant effects on the Peace-Athabasca Delta. Hearings will be held 1 The Fort Chipewyan Bishop Piche Auditorium on September commencing at 10 am. The Uranium City High School Auditorium on September commencing at 10 am. i The Environment Conservation Authority Hearing October commencing at 10 am. PROPOSALS EXPECTED TO BE HEARD WILL 1 That the Government of the Government of and the Government of Aiberta establish an intergovernmental committee responsibla for the conservation of the Peace-Athabasca Delta. 2 That these governments in a joint project construct a submerged weir control structure at the Little Rapids site at the Riviere des Rochers to restore water levels on Lake 3lhe future use and development of the Peace- Athabasca including the downstream effects. The Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan will be participating with the Environment Conservation Authority of Alberta at the public hearings. FOR MORE PLEASE The Environment Conservation Authority 8912-107 Street Edmonton Alberta T5K 1G5 Telephone 4 23-2247 ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION oimy University classes offered CRANBROOK Font- secondary and adult students in the East Kootenay district will have a chance for the first time this fall to take courses in their own towns toward univer- sity degrees. Selkirk Castlegar will offer classes in psychol- s o c i o chemistry and English begin- ning Sept. in Fernie. Cran- Sparwood and Kiinber- ley. Selkirk faculty members will Farewell bid to Nelsons CARMANGAY A T h e y are leaving Carmangay recent farewell party in t K e Carmangay Community Centre honored Mr. and Mrs. Ken Nel- son and their daughter Nancy. to live at Miller was emonies. Eaglesham. master of Don cer- be in Fernie Sept. 7 and Cran- brook Sept. 8 to enrol interest- ed students for full or part- year credit toward third-year standing at the three provincial universities. Classes will be conducted with the use of daily closed circuit television communica- local library resources and tutorial help. College facul- ty members will make three visits each week for instruction at each town. Cost per course is plus for the use of local facilities. Rose Hill gets shower sifts o CARMANGAY Mrs. Terry Brownell of the former Rose Hill of Ade- QUALITY CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7684 received many gifts at a recent shower in the Carmangay hall. United Church Assisting with her gifts were Mrs. Georgia her mother in Miss Linda sister in and Mrs. Elnora Anderson. VANDALS RAISE STINK NATAL It was re- ported to the District of Spar- wood council the stench from tne sewer plant during the past month resulted from vandalism at the plant July 1. Because of new construction at the site a fence had been removed and some youngsters apparently i threw some timbers into the pond damaging a roter. cub pack i SHAUGHNESSY 1 First Shaughnessy Wolf Cub Pack was formed recently and will include boys from Shaugh- nessy and Diamond City. j Jim. Gormley is Cub with Myrna Soltys as chair-1 Vi Stickel as Sylvia Lumly as Eva Brau as ways and means chair- Ann Kerber as telephone and Alice Wade in charge of public relations. The Pack is being sponsored by the First Shaughnessy Par- ents Scouting Group. Registration was to be held today p.m. at the old Church building. About 850 plumbers and pipe- fitters in Southern Alberta were to go on strike today after the collapse of contract ne- gotiations with the Mechanical Contractors Association of Al- I berta. Lyle a spokes- man for the United Association of Plumbers and Local said there was a 16- I cent-per-h our difference be- tween the two parties when the final scheduled round of talks broke down Wednesday after- noon. The hardest-hit area is the City of where 650 members of the local are em- ployed. The other 200 work for contractors in Alberta south of Red Deer to the U.S. but contractors in Red Deer and who have sep- arate contracts with the are not affected. Mr. Tackaberry said emer- gency services for of life and will be provided by union members. People requiring emergency plumbing should call the com- pany they usually deal with and the company will in turn call the union. DUE TO AN UNFORSEEN DELAY IN THE DELIVERY OF CARPETS FOR THE COMMON AREA AND CORRIDORS OPEN HOUSE at the CROW'S NEST PASS NURSING HOME and SR. CITIZENS' LODGE will be postponed until Sept. 14thr TSthr 16th If there is any other change the public will be Informed through the news media. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Retident Bloirmore Phone 562-2149 your I he Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Arec CLARESHOLM PAUL ANDERSEN 235-3581 M. M. GRIMSEM 235-3615 COALDALE MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI 345-3921 coum MRS. HENRY HACKE 344-3782 COWLEY C. A. WEEKES 628-3801 B.C. NANCY MILES 426-3232 DEL BONITA G. E. DAITON 653-2181 Contact these people for your District or Classified COALDALE The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following iifant and pre-school PICTURE Aug. in the Picture Butte High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday. Aug. in the health unit office in the ad- ministration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Aug. i in the health unit office stairs in the town office build- from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. 1 Thursday. Aug. 30. i in the health unit office in the I administration from 10 i a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 j p.m. For social service appoint- ments Coaldale 345- or Taber 223-3911. The medical officer of health urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagious disease and tooth decay. Information on venereal dis- a mounting health prob- is readily available and is FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DAYS Aug. 24-25 brazier Fries MILK SHAKE Wait 'til you taste how good char broiled beef is when it's done the Brazier Big Brazier packs Ib. of beef into a jumbo toasted sesame seed bun. And you get our Scrumpdillyishus trench fries and a milk shake. Treat the whole family and tave. Dairy Queen brazier. ALL GO TO QUEEN' NORTH STORE ONLY 516-13th Street North Phona 327-4855 ;