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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, December 18, 1971 THE IETHBRIDG! HERALD 3 VON reports COALDALE (HNS) The Victorian Order of Nurses, Ijethhridp" branch, recently in- formed town council of the summary of services render- ed by the VON at Coaldalc for a 12-month period ending Nov. SO. 1971. Total costs for 124 visits to patients here was There were eight cases. The cost of operation did not Include increased mileage and transportation, wear of cars Mid hospital referrals, council was told. The VON received from the patients and from the government. The deficit was Town council recently ap- proved a grant of for 197] to the VON. Receives gift COALDALE (HNS) At the recent carol festival here, Mrs. Dorothy Pickering, retiring teacher, was presented a gift from (he Coaldaie Home and School Association. Making the presentation was Mrs. Kenneth Lyon, association president. 6th anniversary CRANBROOK (Special Final 1971 Regional District of East Kootenay board meciin; Saturday. Dec. 13. will be the exact sixth anniversary of its first meeting. It is also (lie birthday e! tire only electoral area director challenged, Chris Madson of Radium, who defeated Michael Machuk 110-65 in the recent vote. Area runs from Wilmer to Spillimachene The seven electoral areas elect their directors biennially. The six municipalliies, includ- Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5-M7_____ HOME FROM THE WARS Taber native son James H. Wood and his wife returned to Taber recently to honor his mother, Mrs. Ida Stacey Wood, on her 82nd birthday. He has just completed 16 years in Iran and India as a United States agricultural advisor undsr 1he Peace Corps, returning from New Delhi, India. He has accepted a fur- ther five years in Uginnda, Africa. In the early 1940's he was a fieldman with Canadian Sugar at Picture Butte, later going to a sugar company in Idaho before becoming associated with the U. S. government. Gibb Photo These Are Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area PINCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD IUNN (Spatial Corrospondenl) Box 213 WRENTHAM MRS RALPH WHITROW P.O. Box 97 CLARESHOLM PAUL ANDERSEN P.O. Box 748 COUTTS MRS. ALICE HACKE General Dnlivory MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUELLER____P.O. Box 329, Milk Rlvnr COAIDALE MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI..................Box 1003 Contact thoio pcopVo for your District Nowi or Classified Advertising !O1 dinners jlo see lights I December 21 j COAUMLE (HNS) A se- 1 nior Christmas light 1 tour at Lethbridge and a parly w i 11 be staged Tuesday, Dec. 21. Tlwse interested may contact the southern regional recrea- tion board. Phoirc 315-3716. The bus will at tho. Coal- dale recreation office, at p.m., at lUcNfllly School at p.m., Sunnyside at. 6 p.m. and Il.-inlicville at p.m. lo pick up residents in the south half of the county. After the tour of lights in the city, tho bus will return to tlie Coaldalo Unilfd Church Hill whore tV citizen's uill hn fcl.cd li> a lunch. ing the new village of Elkford, appoint their six directors in January from locally elected councillors. The board serves the dual role of East Knotenay Region- al Hospital board additionally toward orderly planning of area hospital facilities and ar- ranging their financing. In this they are assisted by a professional advisory board to- ward best use of construction funds available. Back hockey NATAL (HNS) _ Sparwood Minor Hockey Association re- ceived a donation of from the Commonwealth Construc- tion recreation committee. Also received was an anony- mous donation of a stopwatch and the donation by Fontana's Meats of a trophy for the ban- tam division cf the league. Bus service for the Pee Wee Pups will leave the Sparwood Secondary School at a.m. The bus for the older boys will leave the same school at a.m. Farewell party NATAL (HNS) Anglican and United churches women recently held a farewell party for Mrs. Jean Tabor, who will be shortly leaving the district to take up residence at Vic- toria, B.C. It was held at the home of Mrs. Lorraine Fontana, Spar- Mrs. Tabor was honored for her active participation in the group. Elected were: Mrs. Lorraine Fontana, president; Mrs. Mary Taylor, vice president; Mrs. Emily Rallison, secretary; Mrs. Sheila Little, treasurer Mrs. Bev Hutchhison, family life; and Mrs. Euphamia Kozler as honorary president. Win turkeys STIRLING (HNS) Stirling Venture Scouts recently held a turkey-shoot in the basement of the Cultural Hall. Winners were adults Grant Nelson, Brian Eaves, Peter Burger, Rick Mocks. Jack Hickcn, and Marvin Hirsche; teenagers Sandra Hirsche, Ted Mertz, Stephen Hill and Rob- ert Oler. Proceeds of will go for the winter program for these Venturers. BIG MOVING JOB Most farmers haul their grain 1o ihe elevator but Bram Vandervalk of Fort Macleod haul- ed the elevator to his grain. It was a 135-ton moving job. Mr. Vandervalk and sons James and Marvin enlisted the help of seven neighbors to move the big bin. Tom Long- muir, Untied Grain Growers foreman, Calgary, super- vised Ihe job. Spring Point and Gronum Hutterife Colonies provided two D7 tractors to haul the elevalor on four wagons from Woodhouse to the farm six miles north of Fort Macleod, a 15-mile trip. A Willow Creek MD main- tainer helped smooth the way over ditches. A Calgary Power crew was on hand. It's in the farm yard now, after a two-day haul. Passwords Probe costs ior TV rig BLA1RMOHE (CNF Bureau) Blairmore council discussed the possibility of financially supporting a satellite station for CFCN-TV. It would service the Crows- nest Pass area. Council learned a satellite might not provide reception for the entire area. Council did not feel it had the authority to spend taxpayers' funds tat sug- gested it would net as a collec- tion depot or dealing house for funds if n committee was fet up to promote collection for such a venture. A letter is to be directed to IIP Alan Sulatycky regarding the satellite station. Council feels if the board of transport authorized a stalion to rcbraod- cast programs provision should also be made for proper trans- mission. Probe sewer system Clwmber culs on sugar festival BELL.EVUE fCNP Bureau) Bellevuc village council has authorized a survey regarding possible installation of a sewer system here. Councillor Godfrey Hungar was appointed Bcllcvue repre- sentative to act on the Crows- nest Pass Ambulance Son-ice Board Ltd. John Borthu'ick was appoint- ed to represent the village on tile Crestview Lodge board. Pauline Grigels' offer to rep- resent the village on the pre- ventive social service board was accepted. Bonnie Porter. Par-s recreation director, pre- sented a budget of for Bellevue's portion of (he re- creation boards' 1972 budget. H was accepted. Council agreed to purchasn an additional Ihrec acres of land to expand Ilin Passburgh cemetery on a cast basis with the department of muni- cipal affairs. The department of highways will care for and maintain roads to the ceme- tery. The village will adminis- ter sale of plots The new CUPE agreement was discussed and a spcical meeting with ncpoiiatws and council members will hp held Dec. 7.3. Elks plan for New Years Eve ruture shock FORT MACLEOD (Special) Ralph Jliton, broadcasting director for the United Church, is moderating a program, Fu- ture Shock, each Sunday at 3 p.m. on Channel 7 for the next 10 weeks. The program deais with the impact of our mod- em society on family life. By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER The 1972 annual banquet of the Taber Chamber of Commerce will be divorced from the sugar festival activi- ties to allow concentration of effort on the festival. The chamber council recent- ly decided to withdraw their dinner meeting from the sugar promotion of Taber, and will recommend that the festival coincide with the sugar beet growers' annual banquet. It was considered more ap- propriate to have the queen crowned at the growers' eve- ning of entertainment, particu- larly since their executive has been responsible for the queen contest. The chamber mil not with- draw from the promotional ac- tivities, and named a commit- tee comprising William J. Or- fino, Pat. Shimbashi and Gor- don S. Saundcrs (president of the local businessmen's as- sociation) to meet with those concerned with the 1972 actm ties. lleanwhile, plans are under way by the chamber executive for a "Meet the Premier" night at which members and the gen- eral public might become bet- ter acquainted with Alberta's chief executive officer. In other business, the cham- ber considered the seeming depletion of pheasant popula- tion in the area, one visiting nimrod expressing the view that if next year is no better than this, be will not be back. Contact will be made by the chamber with the Fish and Wildlife Branch, Department of Lands and Forests, to have the pheasant hatchery at Bracks revived, or mate other ar- rangements to invigorate the game bird population in this area. Visiting hunters' complaints regarding the lack of freedom allowed hunting dogs in the Ta- ber Provincial Park were pre- sented, and the need for special liquor store tours during the hunting season again express- ed. BLAIRMORE