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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, December 6, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 3 OPENS NEW HALL Mrs. Staphie M. Tkachuk, presi- dent of the Maple-Vue Community Association, gave a complete resume of the work done by her committee to remodel the former Maple Leaf School, now convert- ed into a community hall. She is speaking to a ban- quet supper attended by more than 250 persons. Mrs. Tkachuk called on Mayor of Bellevue Jim Fisher to cut the ribbon to officially open the hall. Seated, from left, are Charles Drain MLA, Mrs. and Mayor Jim Fisher, Mrs. Tkachuk, and husband Mike, secretary of the Maple-Vuo Association Rudy Ruzek and his wife. An evening of dancing was enjoyed with music provided by the "Out- riders." -Vern Decoux Pholo Senior citizens' accommodation studied b COALDALE (HNS) According to results of a survey conducted in Coaldale and district to obtain accurate information regai'ding the possible need for accommodation here lor senior citizens, it is apparent a large number of people feel there is a need for two or even three facilities. Some suggested a accommodation be built, a .joint senior citizen's and nursing home. John Boon, director of preventive social services, John B Eureka Health Unit, conducted the survey. He said about 600 questionnaires were handed out. A total of 192 were returned to his office or 32 per cent. The questionnaire dealt with three categories of accommodation as follows: A total of 164 persons said they were interested in having a home for the aged in Coal-dale. To the question, "If a home for the aged were available to you now would you actually give up your present chur idcnce and move into Ihe "yes" answer was given by 50. A total of 73 replied yes lo lire question, "Would you be interested in having self contained rental accommodation built in Only 13 persons said Ihey would actually g vc up their present residence and move into self contained rental accommodation if such were available. The question, "Do you feel there, is a need for nursing lome facilities in resulted in 89 persons answering in the affirmative. This section of the survey indicated the majority rated a home for the aged as a priority. To UK question, "Which of these three facilities do ycu rale a the reply was 136 for home for the aged; rental accommodation was preferred by 26; and nursing home was rated first by 2S persons. Only two said they bad no priority choice. Priority rating was 70 per cent for a senior citizens' home. A total of 85 per cent replied in the affirmative lo the question, "If Ihere was an for you in a home in Coaldale and also Lethbridge, would you prefer to remain in A tolal of 165 said "yes." In summarizing Ihe results of this survey, Mr. Boon said, "We have come to Hie cone u-sion lhal al presenl Ihere appears to be an nrgenl and immediate need for a senior d i-zcns' home here. The priority rating was 70 per cent, in ,er-ested were 85 per cenl and 26 per cenl were willing to move immediately.1' Mr. Boon commended Ihe invaluable assistance received from churches and church organizations. Those involved in the survey were: Ihe Coalda e Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Women's League; Coaldale Lutheran Church, Rev. Emil Lu-kas; Coaldale United Church, Rev. Albert Baldco; Lakeview Mcnnonite Brethren Ch u r c b, Herb Klassen the representative: Mennonile Brethren Church, Coaldale, (representative Peter Rcgier spent, three days travelling to get questionnaires from people of this church Coaldale Mennonile Conference Church, Rev. Peler Rclzlaff. Referendi set at Spa SPARWOOD (HNS) The date of January 29 was proposed for referendum number 8 for essential classrooms within the district. The proposed referendum was subir.illed to Victoria for approval with the hope of date rwood Included in the referendum arc a new eight-room elementary school and an industrial education shop, plus other additions and modifications at tire Sparwood Secondary School. Secretary Treasurer of the school board, Ernie Chambers, gave a report on a meeting licld with an official of the department, of education, Victoria, and a delegation representing the school district. The delegation included Bruno Bevalaqua, Norman Gill, Percy Pullinger and Mr. Chambers. The delegation went to Victoria to obtain approval to arrange intermediate planning for the secondary school requirements for the district. The tremendous growth in the district in elementary school enrolments will1 mean that a much larger than normal provision will have to be made to accommodate the enrolment as the students reach the secondary school ing the referendum in conjunction with the Municipal Election December 11. The necessary approval was not received in time to do this. The referendum now submitted to Victoria amounts to approximately belli says Walsh of Lt MAGHATH (HNS) Patrick Walsh told a Magrath audience why the Canadian League of Rights does not want to sec Quebec separate from Canada. Mr. Walsh lectures for the Canadian League of Rights and travels all over Canada. He was in the RCMP security branch for four years, is f 'om Quebec and dedicates IK time to informing Cana-cians of "Communist trends and infiltrations." He was invited to speak in the Magrath Assembly Hall by jrivate citizens. A total of 30 were present. This is his second appearance in Magrath. "Can we afford to let Quebec he asked. "We know Communists are behind the separatists. The FLQ is controlled by pro Castro and pro-Maoists who wanl a slale like Quebec in Canada as a training ground. Problems would slart the next day as the majority of Quebcccrs do not want to separate. A minority government plans to take Quebec out of Confederation. Only 23 per cent voted for separation and JtO per cent of the fanners arc nol for it. It is not an ideal thing as the separatists want is to said Mr. Walsh. Problems lo consider were outlined by Mr. Walsh: "The Maritimcs would nol he able o survive economically. Quebec would take Labrador and Newfoundland with the giant electro hydro plant, iron ore reserves to supplement separatists ague of Rights ones in the U.S. and probably that part of Ontario which has 80 per cent of the world's su v ply of nickel. "Ttcre would be a mini-war with Labrador people who built it up and with the people in Ontario who don't want to be annexed. "Then there is the St. Lawrence Seaway which is vital for shipping wheat. It might be closed to the Prairie provinces. Farmers wrould be affected and taxes would be increased to finance uprisings which will come from those who do not want to be annexed." Mr. Walsh feels 1972 will be a decisive year. The Canadian League of Rights has been proclaiming w hat communistic take over will mean to farmers and laborers. "Stalin and Trotski murdered peasants w 10 rebelled against them. Communists will do the said Mr. Walsh. Pislol club stages shool NATAL (HNS) The Spar-wood Pistol Club held its first shoot recently in the range below the Municipal Hall in Natal. About 40 people came out for the shoot and aboul 10 of these signed up as new members. The club is steadily increasing in membership. It has taken steps to affiliate with national and international associations which will give its competitions recognition. They are also planning to establish an open air range in the recreation area of Spar-vcod and to build a club house there. If is also hoped to obtain permission to double (he present indoor range if Ihey should be permitted use of the building after il is vacated by the District of Sparwood. Application for continuing use of the building has been made to the Regional District of Easl for hoop slar MAGRATH (HNS) Donald Hamilton, a student at the University of Lethbridge, has been awarded the Parsons Electric scholarship. A member of the university Pronghom basketball team, be received two most valuable player awards last season in the St. Francis and Raymond basketball tournaments. He was also valedictorian for grade 12 and band major for Ihc Magrath-Cardston High School hand last board CRAJVBROOK (Special) -Cranbrook realtor Maxinc Caldwell of Caldwell Agencies Ltd., Cranbrook, has been named president of Ihc Koolenay Rca Estate Board for 1072. Mrs. Caldwell succeeds Vic Arcurr of Trail in this office, and Buck Lambert of Kelson is vice-president. Two-year board members named were Howard Anderson of Casllegar and Ted Bums of Nelson. What are ill you waiting ft for? k vjl "1 You con join Weight Watchers this Jl wnet-anrj be on to a slimmer figuro. Moots: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH lllli STREET and AVENUE SOUTH Soinc talking some listening, ,ind a program thai workC TRUST CO. Phone 328-5516 PICTURE BUTTE BRICK BUNGALOW for family living enjoy small town life in tbir, v-rll mointnined 3 bedroom home new W.W in living loom, largo lumpus room. Stomcie nnd hnlhroom in bosemonl. lovely ynicl and garden aiea. Single garage. Many extras included in -full price of with down payment as ow ns Elizabeth Dykstrd Pcnner Carroll Grismcr 327-5656 loVolloy 345-3462 COALDALE The Barons- Eureka Health Unit is sponsor- ing the following infanl and pre-sehool clinies: TAHKH: Tuesday, Dec. 7, in the health unit office in the Ad- ministration Building, from 10 a.in to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. COAL11UUST: Tuesday, Dec. 7. in the Royal Canadian Le- gion Hall from 10 a.m. to 12 neon and 1 to 3 p.m. NOULEFORD: Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Ihc school from to p.m. V A U X HALL: Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Ihc elementary school from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 lo n p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Dec. 9. in the health unit office (up- stairs in the Town Office Build- ing) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABEIi: Thursday, Dec. 9, in the health unit office in the i Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 SIIAUG1INESSV: Friday, Dec. to, in the school from lo p.m. Fluoride tablets arc avail- able at all clinics free of charge. For social service appoint- ments telephone: Coaldale 345- 33S3; Taber 223-3911. Proposed school plan announced CRANBROOK Soliciting school district-wide support Dec. 11 of its school planls program, Cran- brook school district board has detailed its proposed plans of which is an additional 12 equipped classrooms and addi- tional repairs and alterations of other planls. Original of was scaled down. Major item would bo dou- bling at ground level Ibe eight- room Muriel Baxter Elemen- tary School serving Ihe south- cast city. This modular school was de- signed and locaied on a large acreage for economic addilion of similar modules as required. Tile other four classrooms would be a small, new pri- mary clcmenlary with site ready centering Gordon Terrace on the city's south hill. The city's newest school, Parkland Elementary Junior already filled to capacity, some six blocks west off South llth Street. The plans include for this addiliona! science, industrial and home economics facilities. Further item is a automatic intruder fire alarm system toward coping with spi- raling costs of vandalism in city schools over the past two years. Complaints are aired SPARWOOD (IKS) Dick Clarke, Community Develop- ment Officer, gave a report of Ihc survey he is conducting in the Sparwood Area. Several complaints have been made by residents regarding construc- tion of the homes they have houghl front Develop- ments and Macon. A number of the residents have indicated that Ihe development compan- ies tm'c not laken care of com- plaints submitted within the one-year guarantee period. All complaints are being re- ported on forms and these will b he sent by Ihc homeowner to Central 1'ortgage and Housing Corporation for further investi- gation. RCMP official plan RAYMOND (HNS) HCMP official A. II. Calverly met here with Mayor Robert Graham. j council and members of j the police force committee. Purpose of his visit was lo l.-iy bnforo council delails nf KCMI' conlracls (or policing Imvns in Alberta. For some lime it has been known members of coimeil have favored n change lo HCMI' policing Raymond but Mayor Graham said, following meeling, "we hnve nol ad- vanced far onounh in our study lo make any announcement nl this 56 attend birthday banquet IKOX UlNVii A pioneer (if Iho Iron Spunks community, Mrs. Hum M Ilancy was Ihe finest of honor when her claughLu in law, Mrs. Howard B. Ilancy entertained in compliment to her recently on (lie occasion of her lioth birthday. Born in Wisconsin Nov. 11, ]H9I. Leone Kane, a twin daughter of the late Tom Kane, came to southern Alberta with ler parents in the fall of Her father rented an 80-acre tarn: from Earl Kirkham five miles southeast of Lethbridge, so that three younger daugli- .ers could drive to school Leone completed Grade S al Central School. Among her classmates were Nellie Parry, now Mrs. Sidney Johnson, of Lethbridge, the lale Gladstone Virtue, and the laic Bill Frame who became the deputy minister of educ i lion. Principal of Central at that time was the late W. A. Ham- ilton. By the year 1810 the Kane family had become established on their homestead in the Iron Springs district and the twin daughters Leone and Lillian, who had just completed their 'ormal education at Central School in Lethbridge, were ready to begin their career. Armed with a permit to school and lots of nerve Ihey began their teaching ca- reer. Leone's first assignment was it the Barrhili School and among her pupils were Her- man Trapp, Edith BenninRfield (now Mrs. Clinton Talbot and Flora Wamnck (now Mrs. Har- ry Circuit) all of whom are liv- ing at, Lethbridge. Her next teaching position was al UK Cameron School, north of Coaldale. Just re- cently Hoy Lavallcy of Leth- bridg'c, formerly of Coaldale, was heard to remark that it was 60 years since Leone Kane had been his teacher. She married Harry M. Haney in and after spending a year on a farm in tire Barrhili area their travels took them lo Citibank, where they hoincslcaded. They spent the next 13 years there. In they returned to Can- ada and settled on a farm southeast of Iron Springs. MRS. LEONE HANEY HONORED Taylor reporls J. on Edmonton parley PJNCHER CREEK (Special) At llie recent hospital auxil- iary meeting Mrs. Ham' Tay- lor, UK delegate to the conven- tion in Edmonton, gave an in- formative report. Tliere were 21 members pre- sent. The date for the Christmas parly is Thursday, Dec. IP, ui the 'SI. Michael's Parish hall. It will be in Um frrrm nf a put- hick supper. Christmas favors will he dis- tributed to hospital patient? Sunday, Dec. IS. Members are asked' to have their contribu- tions at Ihc hospital not later than 2 p.m. Dec. 17. The Chinook 1-ocal Tnifarm will donate oranges and fill baskets on tliat day. Mrs. Leo Schmidt, will be the delegate lo the regional confer- ence at Lethbridge. The installation if ntficera lake place at the Decem- ber meeting. New building RAYMOND (HNS i Work has started on a new business building in the town's business area, a S4.000 addition to the Stone building which will house a beauty parlor operated by Evelyn Stone. The building should be ready for occupancy by m i d-Dccem- bcr. enlarge your savings! Interest on Guarantor) Saving Cerlifir.ilcs 5% Interest nn Savings Accounts, Calculated Monthly Interest on Free Chequing Accounts FARMERS TRUST 303 7th Sited Sciulh, Lclhbndga Pliotic 5545 From-. Macfenzief i Import Decanter .'D Rich Italian leather I. covered decanters in ,i your choice of ted, tan and gfeen. Edch" expertly handcrafted with artistic designs. A variety of styles to'choose 0-00 CHARGE OR BUDGET AFFIUATED WITH MAPPIN'S LIMITED. 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