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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta me Lonely lines railway tracks these days have only the wind cross them as trains sit idle in their yards. Bravery awards presented CARDSTON action of these men reflects the tre- mendous self-discipline and con- trol they said Insp. G. R. RCMP officer in charge of the Lethbridge subdi- in a presentation of bra- very awards ceremony here. Honored were Blood Indian Band Special Constable Camille Russell and RCMP Const. James A. R. Byrne. Byrne was armed when he confronted Maurice Crow Spreads His said Insp. yet he did not fire upon the armed Insp. Gordon further stated that Special Constable Russell for his family at the hand of Crow Spreads His Wings showing tremendous self discipline and dis- armed this man and took him into custody without The private ceremony was attended by Head Chief Jim Shot Both Sides and band Stubble fire controlled IRON SPRINGS A stubble fire occurred on the farm of E. H. Reiter and Sons recently. The fire was started by a spark .that went through the combine. A strong west wind was blow- ing. This spurred the ploughing of a fire guard around the area. Mr. Reiter and sons were suc- cessful in extinguishing the fire before any amount of damage had been done. The Lethbridge Northern Rural Fire Department also re- sponded to the call and gave assistance. 60 attend Dalgliesh shower IRON SPRINGS Miss Shirley May Dalgliesh was the guest of honor at a recent miscellaneous shower held in the Huntsville School auditori- um. A program of musical selec- tions was presented with Miss Diane Erno as master of cere- monies. During the evening Miss Erno presented Miss Dalgliesh with a basket of gifts. She was assisted at the gift table by Mrs. V. Lammi of Pic- ture Miss Theresa Win- ters of Lethbridge and Miss Bonnie Bailey and Miss Mi- chelle Baily of Sundial. A buffet lunch was served to the 60 women in attendance. council member Howard Bebe of the Blood Indian Reserve and local RCMP officers. Events leading to Crow Spreads His Wings arrest were as He shot at Special Constable George Little Shields and Spe- cial Constable Russell. They were patrolling the reserve in a black and Blood Indian Reserve police vehicle. Crow Spreads His Wings fired three shots at this vehicle. Const. Little Shield received a flesh wound on his shoulder. The two special constables re- ported the incident to the RCMP office here. While Const. Little Shields was being treated in hospital for the Special Const. Russell and RCMP Const. Byrne went back to arrest Crow Spreads His Wings. He was asked to drop Ms rifle. He aimed the weapon at Const. Byrne and fired. A faulty detonator cap saved the RCMP member. Then Crow Spreads His Wings was taken into custody. Ci'owsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Resident Blairmore Phone 562-2149 REPORT your w Pension man to visit Taber A representative of the Can- ada Pension Plan district office in Lethbridge will be in the Taber area Thursday. Ronald Viney will be avail- able in the Taber administra- tion Building between 1 and 4 p.m. to answer questions on the Canada Pension old age security benefits and the guar- anteed annual supplement. He can also assist in the fil- ing of applications for program benefits. The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area ETZIKOM PIUS EHNES 666-2157 ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET DORCHAK............739-2159 FERNIE MRS. RICHARD WILLIAMS.............423-7438 FOREMOST GEOFF TAGG....................867-3661 FORT MACLEOD MRS. TED SWIHART 234-3612 GRANUM MRS. ED CESAR....................... 236-3806 Contact these people for your District or Classified Advertising Blind youths enjoy camp activities A blind child from Blairmore attended a special summer camp co-sponsored by the Na- tional Camps for Blind Children and the Alberta Conference of Seventh Day Adventists this week in Alta. Larry Rinke was among other visually handicapped children from across the prov- ince enjoying arch- horseback water- skiing crafts at the Alberta- SDA Camp. Counsellors and camp staff members keep a close watch on the youngsters. Their super- vision goes with the added safe- ty such as ropes lining the paths to restrooms and to prevent acci- dents. The camp has a nature centre where the children come in con- tart with tamml Animals DISTRICT Carmangay upgrading to attract new residents By D'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor CARMANGAY This village of 90 ratepayers is spending to install new water replacing leaking ones. Mayor Lawrence Bodie we are going to pave main put in a trailer court for mobile homes and at- tract hundreds of people to Car- mangay from Don't laugh. They may do just that. The Village of Carmangay is not a big operation compared to most centres. But it doss have an overhead one-half ton gar- bage truck with a couple of mowers to keep the grass neat and a sewer cleaner. And it has barrels and barrels of community spirit. Council meets every third Monday of each month. Besides Mayor Bodie there are two other village Deputy Mayor Kenny Vqlk and Coun- cillor Dennis Burke. Tfiey with town ad- ministrator Mrs. Frank around a little desk and push through provin- cial red tax arrears and plans to attract industry. The plans to win industry aren't getting very but the village council is still optimistic. The village administrcfior have the facilities to handle Mayor Bodie have an adequate water supply. We have a good sewer system. In- dustry would hold our town to- Carmangay mostly retired look enviously at Stavely. It- has a mobile home plant. Drug users a menace says Provincial Judge L B. Levina Blairmore RCMP Hnds stolen car at Cowley Taber airport to open Sunday TABER Eight years of initiated by the late Taber industrial co-ordinator. Omer J. culminates Sunday with the official opening of Taber's new airport. It is a joint project of the Taber Town of Taber and the federal government. BLAIRMORE RCMP of the Blainnore de- tachment have returned a 1963 Valiant car to its owner after locating the stolen vehicle at Cowley. The owned by Carol Rud- back of was being used by Jim Hobson of Blair- more. He had parked the car npar home Antr n Npirt morning Mr. Hobson noticed the car was missing and report- ed the theft to local police. A Cowley garageman found the vehicle parked near his garage. After several days and no appearance by the car the matter was report- ed to police. RCMP are checking for fin- eemrints. Judge hard on soft drug offenders BLAIRMORE Ross Ora of has been fined or 45 days in jail on conviction by Provincial Judge L. B. Levine here of a charge of possession of mari- juana. Taplin pleaded guilty to the charge. RCMP said his vehicle was clocked at 75 miles an hour at a.m. Aug. 19. The police noticed the vehicle at Coleman and after a brisk chase stopped Taplin at Sentinel. He was going to get a speeding ticket but his sweet smell induced the police to give hrrn much more. Said the was a strong odor of sweet smelling tobacco. A pipe was found that appeared to have had mari- juana smoked in RCMP also found an elastic bag containing one OUDCC of appeared to be mari- Judge later noting he had imposed fines totalling in one case of this kind at asked Taplin if he was the He also asked him to remove the chewing gum from his mouth. have many cases of this type of thing. I have a lot of cases in Cardston and Pincher arising out of inspections at Carway. have seen a lot of people before me. I have heard most of the most of the points of view. People say we are making a horrible big thing and it is less serious than drinking alcohol. a car is being operat- ed and marijuana is being that is worse than drinking. are as much a menace or more than a drunk because your are way off. You may think if you are under the influence of soft drugs you are right on top of everything. fact you are mere likely to kill somebody than when under the influence of the said Judge Levine. RCMP noted Taplin had no previous convictions. am prepared to simply im- pose a fine. It might jack him a little Taplin was given two weeks to pay the fine. Mayor Arthur Avery will cut the ribbon at a.m. Invitations to fly to Taber for the official opening have been sent to more than 200 some as far distant as the Northwest Territories. Stubb Ross of Time Air plans to take a Twin Otter possibly loaded with Lethbridge digni- taries. He plans to leave Ken- yon Field at a.m. or later to be in Taber In good time for the opening. don't know If we'll be the first aircraft he we will certainly be one of Provincial Transport Minister Clarence transport official Santo Lantingo and MD Reeve Clarence Jesperson will be on hand. Mrs. Dorothy Orban of chairman of the airport open- ing says a breakfast will be served to the public to start the days activities. The Taber Lions Club will be serv- ing bacon or sausages and pancakes. Visiting dignitaries will be guests of honor at a luncheon to be held following opening activi- ties at the airport. Citizens will be given an op- portunity to take start- ing at 3 p.m. damage in colony fire About damage to a cookhouse resulted from K fire Friday morning at the New York Hutterlte Colony 10 miles east of Wilson Siding. Lethbridge and Coaldale fire- men answered the call which came at about 6 a.m. of the fire is not known. 'Hat crash victim named MEDICINE HAT Wil- liam of was identified Friday as the man killed in a single-vehi- cle accident Thursday on the Trans-Canada seven miles east of here. RCMP said the man drove his car off the highway and col- lided with a power pole. CENTRE TO CLOSE NATAL The East Kootenay Health Unit has writ- ten the District of Sparwood council that the health centre at Natal would be closing be- tween Sept. 1 and 15 and that it would be re-established in the Tabor Building on Centennial Square at Sparwood at that time. The letter also Indicated the idea of establishing a clinic wing on the civic building has been dropped. But they say Champion has no industry and Barons is even in worse shape than Carman- gay. they do have one in- growing vegetables in. gravel and says Mrs. Teskey. The big thing this year Is the water mains plan. going to pave the re- mainder of the entry road into town in says Mayor Bodie. Meanwhile they hope the trend out of the cities will bene- fit a nice little vil- lage with its own the Little Bow Community Hospi- tal serving about people in the surrounding schools and recreational facilities. recently we had two double-wide mobile home units come to so that is a says town administrator Mrs. Teskey. RUDY SPENRATH School supt. named for 4 districts TABER Rudy C. Spenrath of Lethbridge is the new superintendent of separata schools for four school districts Coal- Picture Bow Island and and has taken office faculties in the Taber Ad- ministration Building. Mr. has been superintendent of Indian schools for the past 18 serving the Blood and Peigan reserva- tions. Previously he was assis- tant superintendent at Newell and spent 13 years as teacher and principal at schools at Camrose and Pon- oka. A native of 50 miles east of he received his formal education there and holds University of Alberta and Portland degrees of bachelor and master of education re- spectively specializing in soci- ology and language arts. He is married with five chil- and will reside in Taber when living accommodation ar- rangements are completed. ILKi rjSPs Come over on the Mayflower I It's softer I It's safer I We'll give your things fin Air-Cushion-Ride. Esti- mates upon request. FERNIE CARTAGE COMPANY 518 3rd ST. 5. PHONE 323-8643 MODERN TONED LIVING what Ihli architecturally designed home is oil about. Add circular itairway 2 open hearth 3' double 3 tq. icenie view and you have the ultimate In architecturally modern family living. PRICED AT ONLY 1921 20th 'A' South M.l.S. Call ROGER HANDLEY 345-3534 345-3039 OLIVER-HANDLEY REAL ESTATE COALDALE ;