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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta December WO THE UTHBRIDGCHERALD 3 Six seek Sparwood MD seals SPARWOOD HNS Elec tion for aldermen for the Mu nicipal District of Sparwood is For the three vacant seats there are six contestants in cumbents Joe Altomarc and Molly Latka and newcomers Molly Dick Jock Myles and Reginald Tay The mayorality election was assured last week when Louie Ungaro Earl Tabor his nomination ear In Electorial Area A of the Regional District of East Koo lenay there is also a contest between incumbent George Fedorek and Lloyd Bruno Bcvclacqua was the only nomination for representa tion on School District 1 and was elected by acclama Caswell heads Legion at Bow Island BOW ISLAND Special Ron Calder and Doris Ted Caswell will head Branch 97 here of the Royal Canadian Other officers are Ken first vice president Herb second vicepresi dent Bob secre tary Jm treasurer senice officer Ronald and chaplain John Petro The executive includes Jack Rex Ed John Ken Martin Zone Commander Ron Hy land Plans were made for a New Years Eve It will be held at the Royal Canadian Le gion Hall and will feature a turkey Christmas goodwill events are under way at Craiibrook CRANBROOK SpeciaD Spirit of Christmas is pervad ing Cranbrook business fully decorated and with two Wendy Rasmussen speaks TURIN HNS Arecrea tional meeting was held in th Turin school A discussion on bids for capi Steve Sears returned to society post CLARESHOLM HNS The Willow Creek Historical Society held its annual Christmas sea son party with over 100 mem hers in The society now boasts a membership of over 370 from north to Nanlon to south to Forl Steve Sears of Nanlon and Ills executive were returned for a fifth He is presidenl and his wife Margaret secre Vice president is Jean Hoare and treasurer is Melba tors are Ed Johnson of Pinch er Bert Patterson of Fort Donald Douglas of Pearl Bobbie of Roy Boulton of Netty Ware of Vulcan and Elmo Swanson of The society meets once a month at the Flying N and has experienced steady growth since it began at the Drift Wil low Ranch of and Stan Hoare 10 years Dan Douglass was the first WINNERS WARNER HNS Winners of the Lions Club Grey Cup draw were Stan Leth Nyle Etzi Wayne Milk River and Charles New tal for recreational pur poses in these took Miss Wendy n reational director for the noi half of the was t Tliis meeting was called 1 the directors of three coi munities Barry Reiter for In Chester Oseen for Su dial and Tony Hormoth Bow Island lagoon now in operation BOW ISLAND The newly constructed Bow Island sewaj agoon is now in consists of two small anerobi cells and two larger ones wil a maximum detention of up I iO days of Effluent from these cells Jrained twice once i he spring and once in lie fal nto the SMRID drain whic eventually leads to the Sout Saskatchewan The sewage is transports rom the towns sewage main o the lift pumps which pum he effluent under pressure i a six inch out to the la goons situated a half a mil rom The job is completed excep or fencing and grassing whic ill be completed next spring The cost of the lagoons orce main amounted to 25 per cent forgiveness gran s forthcoming from Centra lortgage and Housing Corpor tion when the contract is ful WINS MEDAL Nolan Van receives a cheque for from Garry president of Local 12 of the Alberla Teachers Van Gaalen is this years winner of llie GovernorGenerals Medal for County of 40Mile and Medicine Hat school divisions for high achievement in Grade He is a student at the Burdelt Togg Photo allout goodwill programs un First show on the road was Santa at Tenth Avenue and Baker courtesy ol Ross Leyden and the Bank o Montreal which recently trans ferred to new Johnson and Dor Miles are in charge open 2 to 5 daily with expand able hours if responsible volun teers turn They are receiv ing used toys and gifts for tots into teens and the win dow posters were by the Bob Wheeler Woodworking repair service for the toys left here has been volunteered by R and M Stores Gary MacDonald who has his home workshop at 69 Pine Drive in Professional metal repair and paint service for donated broken toys has been offered by Dick Fochler of Redstone Fuel Injection at its 1700 Cranbrook Street work which means even dinky toys can be restored to pristine AH the magic thus wrought through goodwill will be tissue tied and tag ged at the old bank depot for preChristmas Second coordinated with the Blitz is Turkeys a bank account opened at the Royal Bank where Laurie Signs has donated the reminder This ac count will be spent entirely on the 100 or so food hampers esti mated necessary for Cran jrook families of limited bud Treasurer is bank staffer Peter and the rest of the anonymous commit ee will be circulating through stores soon toward best pos sible mass buying of turkeys and and arranging or distribution to where they are most along with oys and childrens 20YEAR SERVICE AWARD Marie Dillenbeck receives o 20ypnr service award from school board rep resentative Ewald Zielke of the County of Dillenbeck teaches at the Foremost The award was presented at a recent Alberta Teachers Association banquet in the Foremost Community Tagg Photo Fernie hospital faces new crisis LDS Church parley held TABER HNS Tabt LDS quarter o r i e n t ed towar outh and missionary wort ras conducted here recently b take president Kenneth Ai The 982 persons attcndin epresented 40 per cent of th akes Music for the conference wa rovided by the stake yout wrus directed by Calvin Laj with Rence Harris accom together with an orga olo by Bernarr Harris Battl ymn of the Republic and ocai solo by Rell Franci ith Lulah Gibb accom Besides members of the take speaker ere and Grant G ooley former stake and mis on Dale LeBaron at Eric Johnson am ay Business included the ap lintment of Ronald Hill to e stake High Council sue eding Lyle Platt who be stake executive secre a position previously fill by Roscoe Hit 11 be the stakes director ol acher A leadership meeting centred the Aieme Making the besl e of time with a panel dis ssion and a film In His House supplementing a num ber of Coutts church marks anniversary COUTTS HNS The con gregation of the Coutts United with friends and vis celebrated the 12th anni versary of the dedication of the church Sowed women jneel 10 BOW ISLAND Special The Busy Bee Bow Islander So cial Credit Ladies Auxiliary will meet at the home of William K I o d y Thursday af There will he an exchange of John minister for Coutts at the time of the was again through an exchange of to conduct the Sunday Many who had been at the d e d i c a tion returned from afar to be vrilh the con gregation to commemorate llus and Vic Brosz of Calgary Vercla Tolfon and and Glenn Taber Fred Ray mond and many friends from Milk River Following the service a fel lowship potluck dinner was en L c 11 c r s of congratulations were received from distant members and friends who were unable to These were read by presidenl of the Scoufers meet GRANUM I1NS Forty scoulers from Fort Claresholm and Stavely attended a recent scouters meeting in the Gran um Lew Blair of Fort Macleod and Wilf Sullivan of Granum presented A study course was given by Lew Blair and Strang of FERNIE Special In recent report to the board of administrator indicated the ex treme over crowding situa tion which is in existence in the An average occupancy for Lhe month of October of per cent has created many prob ems in the areas of financing as many of these days are not paid for by the Provincial Gov A meeting with heads of local City Re gional Hospital District and r o v i n c i a 1 government has iccn suggested in an effort to make every one aware of the seriousness of this problem and to speed up the construction of the new hospital in A 66 bed hospital has been approved to replace the exist ing 43bed unit which is taxed over its normal Patients have had to be placed in hall ways and extra beds placed in many wards of the hospital to facilitate the sick Ser vice areas such as xray and many other services can not keen up with this additional work and immediate action is neces sary to eleviate these Approval has finally been re ceived from provincial govern ment for the appointment of an the Boards recom mendation for the appointment of Paul Smith Associates of Vancouver has been accepted both Regional and This firm is very well known in hospital construction throughout the Province of British Columbia and 90 pe cent of their work load is con centrated in this Th Board have received as5uranc from this firm that every effor will be made to start construe tion on this project in Board Chairman Michae welcomed two trustees to the recent meetini of the Glayda Wilk inson of and Mrs Dorothy of Fernie have volunteered their services to fill unexpired tenns of trustees who have had to re ign because of business anc personal Financing problems discussed PINCHER CREEK Special The advisory board of incents Hospital gave pre consideration to the cw government policy regard Rg the proposed responsibility be placed on local munici al authorities for the partial nancing of voluntary It was recognized that while ic hospital is now operating its it was ob ious that it in the near have to approach the lunicipalities and make ar pmenfs tn obtain some fi niicial in order to ontinue as an independent ana oluntary F n r t h c r hospital business ill be senior students of Mat Halton High School rc civing work experience ill dif rent hospital Ivich would give Uiem sonic experience of the work in liich they are he re leaving The board also approved MB irchase of a new garburator id hot water booster unit for kitchen Urban renewal nears completion NATAL HNS The urban renewal program at NatalMi chel is now about 75 per cent He added that the Sparwood Federal Provincial Land Assembly Project of 216 Robert Anlots is sold out except for one j minister responsible for j j said recently in a let A contentious issue has de veloped in tlie East Kootenay Area with regard to the owner ship of hospital The board of trustees has gone record as supporting the resolution passed at a recent British Columbia Hospital As sociation This res olution reads as follows Therefore be it resolved the members of the Hosj pitals Association are opposed to the principal of Regional Hospital District Boards ac quiring and upholding title to hospital property on behalf of Soil testing of the site for the new hospital was recently con ducted and from preliminary reports it appears that an ex celtent site has been ter to Doug MP for Andras said that to the federal government has paid of its approved contribution of which represents 50 per cent of the estimated total cost of the pro He said that up to 13 j of this the three levels of government have paid out a to tal of on the The which is respon sible for 25 per cent of the has paid while the also respon sible for 25 per has paid Andras broke down the costs into the following brack ets property professional 850 sal relocation ex municipal ser sundry He said that of the 294 prop erties in the 214 have been acquired and 153 of Uiese Bottle drive GRANUM HNS A suc cessful bottle drive was held recently by tho Granum Boy Scouts and under the direction of Doug Barnes and Roy Fjord canvassed the town and collected old batteries and bot Christmas party held by auxiliary BLAIRMORE CNP Bureau The Ladies Auxiliary to the Crowsnest Pass Municipal Hos pital ended the season with a short meeting and Christmas party The event was held in the hospital dining It was decorated for the Following the turkey ban gifts were exchanged and five visitors who have assisted with knitting during the year were presented with a Reports indicated the aux iliary made a generous dona tion to the hospital board to as Kaiser launches rogram Kais er Resources has under taken at million modifica tion and improvement program for its coal preparation plant Elkvicw in Elk This program will not only overcome present preparation plant but will also increase the plants operating availability and help reduce said president Jack The changes and additions re flect engineering studies by Kaiser engineers of as well as consultation with the Japanese steel industry con cerning the basic design of tho j new Construction of the new facilities will be under the direction of Kaiser engineers with completion scheduled in approximately 12 to 14 Ladies night December 14 TABER HNS The Alber ta Institute of Agrologists Agricultural Institute of Can Lethbridge will hold a ladies night at Erik sens Family Restaurant Mon Publicity director for the Peter Bergen of sist in the purchase of an said the speaker will It is now in use in the Harry recently re hospital therapy The draw for the quilt and the bake sale held in Septem ber proved The auxiliary is anxious to have representation on the group from The next held meeting will be WINDIEST SECTION In the settled parts of Canada the windiest section is the Gulf of I turned from his trip to He will discuss experiences of his worldwide Hargrave is a native of and was appointed as marketing commissioner to the Alberta department of agricul ture last Branch members and their guests are welcome to the eve nings entertainment including cocktails at 7 dinner at and dancing at 9 fo music by Grant Ericksons or What to do with the money you save buying MelchersMaxi Mclchcrs Maxi That says it It tastes Very Dryand Very Try Maxi youll have enough left over to buy her some pcrfumethe fancy MelchersMaxi A inexpensive gin KOHCE The strength of Canadas mili tary forces is about ;