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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, Auuusl 55, 1VXO THE IEIHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Ed Lunn Photo AID CITIZENS A youthful group of teenagers from all over Alberta and B.C. has been helping do chores for some of the senior citizens of the Peigon Reserve. Here they are seen painting the house of Mrs. Big Plume of Brocket. The group was under the direction of Rev. Karl Keller, of Pincher Creek's Lutheran Church. Nobleford Wauls Curs Removed NOBLEFORD council of Nobleford met for its regular meeting recently. it was reported action will be taken with offenders who had disregarded notices mailed about the removal of unauthor- ized vehicles on public prop- erty. There are to be "load limit' signs posted on main street and school crossing signs to be or- dered and erected as soon as possible. Residents have used more gallons of water this July against the same period in 1959 John Warmink reported the water level in the reservoirs is satisfactory and there would be no need of any restriction at this time. It was reported the fire truck spent hours at the Erick son Bros. fire. Community Recreation Complex JL Goal Of Minority-Patterson CLARESHOLM (HNS) A proposed community recreation complex on Lhe southwest outskirts of Clares- holm seems unlikely to mater- ialize, according to feelings ex- pressed at council meeting by Mayor Ernie Patterson and some councillors. The executive of the Cham- ber of Commerce here, one of the groups which has strongly favored the curlins-golfing- communily hall complex tried to persuade council to not scrap the proposal. Mayor Patterson said he had talked to a number of town citizens for the past month and felt the majority were opposed to a complex being built in the south corner of town. "We have ignored the origin- al recommendation of the plan- ning commission that the com- munity hall be built in the cen- tre of town rather than in on Mayor Patterson sai "The cost would be in exce of and tile financial p sition is he continue! "We have to face reality, have not been facing realit- This is quite ah about-face f( me. It is the minority who hav pushed for tills." Stu Christy, president of th Claresholm Chamber of Com merce, said: "I would say yo no longer have a majority o] posing the complex." Doug Thornton, head of th "complex finance committee, said: "The people who opposec the ponding bylaw are only tb chronic complainers. The com plex Association has, only bee in effect for five months. W will say we wash our hands fo the time being of the go" course proposal, but feel th TOP TABER STUDENT _ Denis A Leahy graduated from St Mary's High School atTaber lost June with a high rating of 94.2 per cent in five subjects including English. His best four subjects averaged 98.8 per cent in the finals. Mr. Leahy already enrolled at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, will recieve scholarships from Canadian Sugar Factories Lid. and the Taber local of Alberta Teach- ers Association. Highivay TJiroiigh Cranbrook Set For Major Re-Routing CRANBROOK (HNS) City approval has been given the provincial minister of highway budget proposals for a half- mile alteration of arterial high- way through Cranbrook tenta- tively planned for 1971. Present arterial route via Ba- ker Street from South Van Home to Cranbrook Street would be replaced by continua- tion on North Van Hornc to join Cranbrook Street at North Fourth Street. Cily share of the sec- lion continuing north from Ba- ker Street alongside Ihe rail- way right-of-way would be 400. However the department suggests advantage of diver- sion of part of Jimsmith Creek, which now pools west of South Van Home, into Highway Creek along North Van Home at a cost of would be ad- vantageous, and Ihe city has accepted its half of this ex- pense, bringing whole project city cost to to be bud- geted for 1971. Advantage to the city of the arterial diversion to the city will he simplification of its Ba- ker Street traffic patten with removal of highway traffic. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vcrnon Dccoux, Resident Rep., Blnirmore Phone 562-2M9 curling rink should be locatec. at the south end site." Mayor Patterson said he fa ored a more central site b added, "I have never said was opposed to a curling rin and golf clubhouse at the soul side." "I am opposed to a complex going down there. Thornton said "The curlii club has failed dismally in rai ing funds the economic coi ditions have to improve the can't get any worse we ar asking for the town's support. Don Green, president of th golf club, admitted "We hav split community we hav done a lousy job of public rel; tions." Mrs. Mary Anderson said sh walked in the walk-a-thon provide some place for the kic here was a need for snia jools and skating rinks for th little lads there was no enough' room in the centre o town for a complex to be buil she said. Mayor Patterson said: "W ire kidding ourselves when w say it's for the youth 'act the complex is irrainly fo he older people." Miss Audrey Gale, recreatio director for Claresholm and dis net, said "the schools have a' he facilities the kids need i .he authorities would only le hem be opened up and user )y the kids." Mr. Patterson said: "I blami myself and this council for ac cepting he idea that the ma ority wanted the complex. Th average income per family in Claresholm is less than Let's stop kidding ourselve: half the people are agains Stu Christy, president of thaid: "I'm sure there's no wa; hat half the people are agains t." Mr. Patterson added: "Thi rouble is Mr. Green went to he provincial planning depart neut and got them to recoin nend the south side for the complex. I'm in favor of a cen tre with a library town offices ire hall and community hall in the centre of he added Councillor Charlie Thomas Phone Exchange Worth NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Work s expected to start soon on a ew B.C. Telephone Cen- office building on Spruce treet in Sparwood to house the rea's new telephone xchange. The modern electronic ex- hange will be housed in a pre- lanufactured structure which s expected to be completed in ctober. When completed, the xchange will increase lele- ivone line capacity in Spar- ood. iec Boards Barbecue NOBLEFORD (Special) cnibers of the Lethbridge ounty north and south rccrca- on boards met at Keho Park olf Club for a barbecue and cia] recently. T h e recreation directors, ick Geldcrt of the south and endy Rasmusseri of the north, ere present, with Wendy act- g S3 the hostess for the eve- Also prnscnt was Neil An- cws. Mr, Andrews is from ichigau. said: "Why do we have to look at the whole thing at once let's take another look come down out of the clouds. Why not get what we need most now and not insist on going for the whole thing at once." Council finally passed mo- tions to hold a plebisicte at the next fall election to ask the ratepayers if they favored the south side corner or a central location for tha proposed com- munity hall. PHllMOIiTStWIWCH S- EXPLORER BASE PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH THRILLS 12 FROM SOUTH These south Alberta Venturers recently spent 12 days at the Philmont Scout Ranch and Explorer Base at Cimarron, New Mexico. They hiked about 72 miles of rugged terrain on the 214-square mile 'ranch, including a climb to the top of Mount Baldy, at feel the highest mountain on the ranch. They raised the money for their vacafion with a batery drive, chicken coop clean-ups and by catering to a supper. They saw the Glen Canyon Dam, a Colorado River Storage Project and the Grand Canyon. Back row, from left: David Scott, Scott Woolsey, Darwin Wilde, John Wilde, Bradley Wilde, Peter Scott, Willitam Forskth and Deryk Bullock; front row; Craig Bullock, Otto Randolph David Wilde, Kent Bullock and David Smith, all of Welling, south of lethbridge. Alberta Vadnais Heads CARS Drive CAHDSTON 0. E. Buke provincial president, has nounced that Mrs. Albert Vadnais will be heading the Ca nadian Arthritis and Hheuma tisrn Society's 1970 campaign for funds in Cardston. Mrs. Vadnais will bs assistec by high school students of Card ston and the surrounding area When accepting this respon sibility, Mrs. Vadnais said, "W are pleased to help CARS b cause the majority of the func we wall raise will be used i continue the work at the Hheu matic Disease Unit at the Urn versify of Alberta in Edmon ton. And, it is at this unit tha Low Bid For School Protested NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Thi school board of School Distric No. 1 still facing the >roblem of getting sufficien ready for the com mencement of the fall term ast week sent one of its trus ees to Victoria to protes against acceptance of the low esl; bid construction of new school in the upper Ell Valley. Mrs. F. McKenzie was hand ed the chore with instructions rom the board to inform Vic oria officials the board consid rs the bid so low that an in erior type building will result Board chairman Jack Pid- eon said trustees are not wili- ng to accept a building of low- r standard than exists in pres> nt Sparwood schools. Trustees were unhappy with request from G. Browning, epresenting a firm of archi ects hired to plan Ridgemont chool, that an additional two reeks be allowed for planning. Ir. Browning suggested that re school will go to tender )ec. 15. Basarab told the board iat the new addition to Spar- Elementary school is pro- ressing well. He expected ompletion by Dec. 11 or even ooner. Recently, Premier Bennett nnounccd that approval had >een given the department of iucation to call tenders for onstruction of six additional assrooms at the Isabella icken School in Fernie. The nount involved is A BAK BY NAME SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A carryover law from the iys of prohibition tins finally cen laid to rest with Gov. Ron- (i Regan's signature on a law at allows Califoniiaiis to call saloon a saloon and a bar a ar. Use of the words by Calif- drinking establishments id been banned since 1935. The d law required the use of the ords tavern or cocktail lounge lich were considered less el- usive. patients requiring prolonged, active treatment, rehabilitation and corrective surgery for the rheumatic diseases are cared for. As well, the unit provides the facilities for" research and medical education in arthritis." Porcupine Hills Scouts Plan Barbecue FORT MACLEOD (HNS) Scouts and Cubs of the Porcu- pine Hills District are sponsor- ing a giant barbecue, beef and beans, enough for people. All you can eat for and pre-schoolers free, to be follow- ed by a bonfire and campfire program, Saturday, Sept. 26, at Willow Creek Park (west of The barbecue goes from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by a campfire Firefighters ave program provided by scouts with Mrs. June Robinson and and Cubs from Stavely, Clares- Ted Malchow of Stavely, Les- NOBLEFORD (Special) The Nobleford Volunteer Fire Department has been kept busy this past few days, three calls in 24 hours. The first call came in 3: p.m. Aug. 19 from the Berl Konynenbelt farm, two miles west and two miles south of Nobleford. Tin's fire destroyed part of the pasture, a storage shed and seven acres of swathed durham wheat. This fire is believed to have been stalled by a careless passerby throwing a cigarette into the ditch. The second call came in al a.m. from the Andrew Konynenbelt farm, four miles last. This fire destroyed, eight acres of swathed barley, and was started by a hot bearing in the combine. There was also some sum- merfallow destroyed. The loss was covered by insurance. The final call came in at lie same day from the Lucas Engineering Post Opens At Cranbrook CRANBROOK (HNS) Ear- y appointment is expected of a qualified assistant works en- gineer on city staff. Rate of city expansion of area and services requires an assistant for staff engineer Eric Stinson, and the post is being advertised. In a p p r o x i mately three months city hall staff will also e increased by a receptionist- witchboard operator in its ront office. Approval has been iven replacement of the 17 cparate city hall telephone tfvices by a switchboard with apacity of ten trunk and 40 Ic- al lines, plus seven off-prem- ses extensions to scattered city crvices such as magistrate, garage, parks and rec- salion and gravel crasher. Monthly telephone service will rise only bove the present and the Hummel farm, two miles east and five miles south. About three acres of swathed grain was destroyed from a fire which started on the CPR right- of-way, when a passing train sent a spark into the tinder dry grass. on-recurring installation cost approved at The telephone company esfi- ales three months for cling the installation. Wrentliam Cliildren At Day Camp WRENTHAM (HNS) Tliir- teen children from Wrentham were numbered among the 61 w h o attended the northern County of Warner regional rec- reation board day camp held recently at a provincial park near Cardston. Upon their arrival at the park the children were divided into groups. Every group of five children had a leader and they chose the form of recreation they wished to enjoy. Because of the warm day many chose swimming. The evening hours were spent play- ing games, and singing as well as using the playground equip- ment. Each child was responsible for food for this snack and breakfast. Children a 11 e n d ing from Wr'entham vfere: Connie and Janet Rudd; Susie and Gordie Tudor; Faye and Carson Muel- er: Randy Stirling Whitrow; Jim, Charles and Cindy Hubek; Mark and Roger P.ota, and they were under the supervision of Flo Whitrow, Terry Hubek and Kathy Tudor. They were met in Stirling by three cars from Wrentham: Kay Gon-ill, Shirley Tudor and Marguerite Peta. New Policeman COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) j Vern Olsen, a graduate of Sc-{ curity Police College has ac- ccplcd a postilion as lown police for the. town n' Coleman. Prior to coming to Coleman, Mr. Olscn worked in Drayton Valley, Leduc, Forestbiirg, Rimshaw and Camrose. His wife and two children have now taken up residence in Coleman. Mr. Olscn replaced Don S'ohuclcr who is now chief of I police in the town of Cardston. holm, Granum and Fort Mac- leod. In tlie event of inclement weather, UK whole show goes, in the Stavely Arena, so there will be no need of cancelling plans to attend. The good prime Alberta beef will be barbecued under the ex- pert hands of Ray Ohler and Axel Lundquist, who handle the job for the Stavely Indoor Ro- deo, so everyone can be as- sured of the tastiest barbecued beef in the south. The Second Fort Macleod Troop, under the direction of Mrs. Derricot, is handling the barbecued beans, and these too, will be second to none. District commissioner Lew Blah- is co-ordinating the camp- fire program with all the uni- formed personnel of the Porcu- pine Hills, so this too will be }rime entertainment. Everyone in the district and surrounding communities is in- vited. Old scouters and former scouts renew acquaintences. Friends of scouting come and see the boys and young men you are helping. The idea was brought into jeing at a district meeting, and committee headed by Bob .ancaster Of 1st Fort Macleod, I, Bill Laing, and Granum and Fish Autl Game Meeting Tonight COALDALE (HNS) The next meeting of the Coaldale and District Fish and Game executive is tonight. Presentation of .0 those having certificates successfully completed the Alberta Hunter Training Course for 1970 is to je made. A full report on the progress if the fish pond development is o be given. The executive of he association will meet at 8 >.m., Aug. 25 in the town office luilding. Model ERE-330 cloan Plus-ln Door Recessed Cooking Top Onc-Piecc Seamless Chrome Ring and Drip Bowls Infinite Hea! Switches e Variable Broil Oven Auto- matic Prc-Heal Fluorescent lighting Large Broiler Pan Automatic Meaitimor ClocJc Automatic Appliance Outlet Rcfiector Shield. SMITH'S 236 13th Street North LETHBRIDGE, AtBERTA Phone 328-2235 or 328-6964 COAlDAtE, AtBERTA Phone 345-3272 CtOSED AU DAY MONDAY Open Thursday and Friday Till 9 p.m. COUNTRY NEWS These Are TheLetltbrickje Herald Correspondents In Your Area VAUXHAU MRS. PAT POWERS P.O. Box 239 STIRLING MRS. MltDRED HARPY General Delivery TABER ROSS GIBB..................... General Delivery TYREU'S LAKE MRS. MARY HAMIINO P.O. Box 97, Wientliqm VULCAN LUNDY FINDLAY General Delivery WARNER MRS. PEARl UEBEIT General Delivery Contact these peopls (or your District News or Classified Advertising ;