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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald- District Enchant-Hays area phone change likely TABER An exten- sion of toll free telephone call service in the Hays and Enchant districts is possible if current mail balloting being conducted by Alberta Govern- ment Telephones results in approval of the service Termed flat rate by the service will allow'Hays district sub- scribers to phone Vauxhall and Taber without the burden of long-distance charges. In the Enchant the toll-free service would be ex- tended to the Vauxhall ex- change the question is being raised why Taber is not also included in the free service call area The added convenience is not without cost Ratepayers are advised that individuals in the Hays area will pay 48 more per month on the flat rate from to per while multi-party subscribers Cranbrook lawyer provincial judge CRANBROOK _ A T head of a jusy law practice he es- ablished here in eaves the firm with his ap- jointment as provincial court ludge effective Jan 15 The appointment brings to hree the number of full-time jrovmcial and family court ludges in East Kootenay David Lunn of Cranbrook is the senior judge and Hugh swavze of Fernie is also on the bench Their various jurisdictions are on criminal family and small claims courts of Cranbrook Kimberley. Fer- me Sparwood Invermere and Golden Mr Nimsick was born at Rossland. attended elemen- tary and secondary schools at Kimberley graduated in law from the University of B C in 1961. and began his own Cranbrook practice after five with the Graham firm in Cranbrook will pay 51 more up from 25 to For Enchant the flat rate will increase for the individual subscribers from to and for multi-party subscribers from to These rates would go up if toll-free service to Taber is included in the package deal Indications are that basic rates in both Taber and Vaux- hall will be increased to some extent due to the extension of services to the Hays and Enchant particular- ly if toll-free service is provid- ed between the two centres Considering the ballots at their recent meeting. MD councillors voted in favor of the the MD being sub- scribers at both Hays and Enchant Similar ballots are expected in other areas of the Taber district from indications received from Telephones Minister Rov Farran by the chamber of commerce earlier in the vear Supt. named to study small secondary schools NATAL D L Hartwig district superinten- dent of schools for School District No 1 has been named by the minister of Industry strike stalls Fernie Hospital work FERNIE Completion of he new 66 bed Fernie District lospital is being delayed by a in the heating controls nduslrv The problem lies in the fact hat controls which regulate icat in the building have been ermed hot' and cannot be looked up without approval of he striking union This approval is only given o a specially formed com- Christmas program set PICTURE BUTTE The Sunday School of the Picture iutte NazarenP Church will its Christmas irogram. To All at 30 pm by andlehght BELCOURT FURS CO-OP LTD. BUYERS AND EXPORTERS OF RAW FURS For Top Prices ship your Furs to us by certified PHONES Offid 466-9556 Offict 427-0831 908-62 Edmonton paru to handle emergency situations It ihe building committee allows Integrated to perform the work all warranties on the equipment and workmanship are lost The building committee does not believe that this is a good solution It is concerned about the delay and is making every attempt to solve the problem The new building was originally scheduled for com- pletion Aug which was later revised to Oct 1973 A new date cannot be given at this time because of the strike Area resident to New Guinea PINCHER CREEK Winona daughter of Mrs E J Rouleau of Pincher Creek and tormer administrator and director of nursing at the Border Counties Milk River left recently for Goroka Paua New on a two-year assignment with Canadian University Service Overseas She will act as instructor of nursing with administrative duties in a 275-bed hospital in the eastern section of that country education to a committee to conduct a study of educational problems in small and remote secondary schools The committee is headed by W D Reid superintendent of held services for the depart- ment ol education Other committee members are D L Harlwig of this dis- trict. Mrs F L Fleming of the Quesnel and J T Mcburnev of the Fort Nelson district Mrs J MacLatchy of the Prince George school board will represent the B C School Trustees Association on the committee A representative is also to be appointed by the British Columbia Teachers Federation The study will be completed and a report will be submitted to the minister by June 1974 Memorial suggested for hospital Crowsnest Pass Bureau CT2-2149 Report your news to.... The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area PICTURE BUTTE S P JOHNSON PINCHER CREEK MRS EDLUNN RAYMOND MRS DELIA WOOLF MASINASIN MRS FRED MUELLER SHAUGHNESSY MRS ALlCCE WADE STAVELY MRS VIOLET CLANCY 732-4449 627-3257 752-3054 647-2463 327-9661 228-3920 Contact tnete people tor your District Newt or Classified Advertising 1'he con- dition of the former municipal hospital which covers an area ol square feet has recently been assessed by the department of public works for the Alberta Alcoholic and Drug Abuse Commission The committee charged with finding a use for the has received a suggestion that it should be called The Jimmie Lawrence Memorial Building Mr Lawrence honored at Expo 67 as the oldest practising 1 1 reman in worked as caretaker gardener and was responsible for the beautiful trees around the building Though no decision has been reached on the use of the the committee suggests those with ideas may contact any committee member as soon as possible A preliminary report to council is hoped for before the end of January Wheat Pool official appointed A Lethbndge H R was re-elected director for Alberta Wheat Pool district No 1 at the pool's annual meeting in Calgary last week Also re-elected to two-year terms on the board of direc- tors were A J Macpherson of Delia for district No. Ame Johnson of Camrose for district No 5 and H Anderson of Barrhead for district No 7 Directors for districts 4 and 6 were elected for two-year terms in 1972 The board of directors re- elected the executive com- mittee to their offices G L Harrold of Lamont was re- elected president of the Mr Macpherson first vice- president and 0 K Rosenberger second vlce- Schoolhouse replaced Students who have been attending a school considered to be a fire hazzard for more than two and a half years will be able to attend classes In a new mobile school following the Christmas break Built in the one-room stucco school house on the Standoff Hutterite colony was declared a fire .hazzard in but the provincial government didn't take any serious action to replace it until this fall East Kootenay briefs 3 new garbage sites approved NATAL Three new garbage disposal sites received approval of the board of the Regional District of East Kootenav at its recent meeting They are at Fort Steele and Fairmont A petition from residents of Smith Lake subdivision near Cranbrook was premature Some 30 signatures were at- tached to the which stated objections to further subdivision or mobile home park establishment in their area Regional planner Eugene Lee said no official applica- tion for development has been made B C Tel will apply for higher rate basing for the Invermere and Radium areas The South in short L.I.P. projects okayed PINCHER CREEK Advice was received last week from Ken Hurlburt. Lethbndge that the proposal for a Local Initiatives Project I P by the four school authorities in Pincher Creek has been approved Details of the approval are expected in the near future and positions will be filled then Since the positions will be filled through Canada Man- power m all those interested in possible place- ment under the project are ad- vised to register there Students attend council COALDALE Harley Richards and Donna vice president of the R I Baker Junior High School's student recently attended the Coaldale town council meeting Though coming only to thev discovered council business can be debated serioush humorously and at times verv demonstratively A recent letter to all residents sent by Mayor A F Blakie. reminded the meetings are open to the Coaldale public but few at- tend but to make requests or present complaints Snowmobilers seek voice PINCHER CREEK At the recent meeting of the Mountaineers Snowmobile it was decided that all members should again join the Alberta. Snowmobile Association This will give all snow- mobilers a voice and representation in the province The club will approach the West Castle Resort Ltd with regards to clearing parking area at the ski hill and at the old Ranger Station This could be done when they plow the roads Marking and grooming trails is going to be a major portion of the club's activities this coming season The size of the exchange has increased to 1 550 in Invermere and 556 in Radium The increase will amount to 25 cents on private lines and 15 cents on party lines The RDEK raised no objection to the proposal The policy of referring all applications for pollution control permits that come to Dairyman honored Lethbndge dairymen have honored Bill Nicol of Lethbndge who retired recently as president of the Lethbndge Milk Foundation Mr who farmed in the Kipp district for many served as president of the foundation for eight of the 11 years he was a director The foundation was es- tablished in the early 1950s to provide materials and posters to Lethbndge schools to promote the nutritional value of milk and milk products Since that Mr Nicol the campaign to promote the use of milk products in schools has spread to the ma- jority of Southern Alberta centres Baby gifts PINCHER CREhK. Pincher Creek merchants are again prepar- ing to welcome the first New Year's baby The local chapter of the Alberta Association of Registered Nurses will assist 34 merchants and organizations to present the gifts ihe RDEK was reaffirmed last month by the board The RDEK's Crowther and will review all and if necessary the administrator will file an objection for the district NON- DRINKERS deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home. HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE-COMPANY Tha wily Cinld in Compiny provtd ne intunnc. to Stream flow rate down PINCHER CREEK Livestoc-k growers are finding that after one of the driest summers on record the fall season arrived with verv little stream flow Water are also at low levels In recent weeks un- derground springs in many localities have dwindled Numerous farmers and can see a serious situation for the months ahead While many are hauling water to supplement their others are making piepdldllullS fur diiiiliiK wells The ranchers arc appreciating the mild weather conditions to date This allows the cattle to graze and saves Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating then our new Directional hearing the D could be just right for you This comfortable aid brings you clear. rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear Come in for a demonstration of the 'Royal D or any other aid from Zenith s line of moYe than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation Batteries for all makes of hearing aids LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Thaatra Bldg. Phona 328-4080 71 4th S. 327-2272 THE RUSSIANS WERE THE FIRST IN SPACE And they've matched this technology with a second generation 35 m.m. Cosmic Camera CMEHA Complete F4 Lens Shutter speeds to ol a second Synchronized for Rapid wind Focusing Lens All black finish com- plete with lens and case for 24 95 A remarkably advanced Camera at tui unbelivablc pnco Magnetic Albums Assorted Reg. 3.99 On Special 2 25 JUST ARRIVED AN EXCLUSIVE The New Automatic Picture Frame 5x7 to 16x20 AT PRICES THAT WILL AMAZE YOU WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A FURTHER SUPPLY OF THE AMAZING POLAROID SX-70 Cameras With Accessories. and Flash Bars IN STOCK NOW Stock Up Now On all the film and Flash Bulbs You'll Need During The Holiday Season and Have Your Flash Gun Batteries Checked to Ensure Satisfactory Results During-Holiday Picture Taking DON'T FORGET YOUR VISIT WITH SANTA COLLEGE MALL With a Photograph from the Professionals at ;