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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 200 vocies raised in By ItOSH A Herald News with Mrs. Jenny Francis soloist, and TABER than 200 singers participalccl at the re-tent annual Christmas Forth, 0 Beauteous Heavenly Light. Tne symphony band Festival in the W. H. Ovei-lure of Handel's High School auditorium and closed with the It was sponsored by the high school's senior students' union. School participants made it a great success. Contributions totalling S137 went to swell The Herald's Cup of Milk chorus with Borloiz' Thou Must Ixavc Thy Hol> Dwelling and the rousing am: inspiring M a 1 lelujah Chorus also from the Messiah. Mr and Mrs. James Hildcn-ibrarei nrcserted a lecturn to Ihe school, in memoriiim School music supervisor and j wn Rnheri, former W. n bandmaster N. Milton and University of t! was program chairman. student, who died in was community singing. Tho Myers 85 piece Symphonic Band accompanied. Mrs. Jean Jensen's Women's double trio, accompanied by Bernarr Harris, sang Mary's Lullaby to the Infant King, and 0 Little Town of Bethlehem. St. Mary's High School ju- noir girls' chorus of ID, sang Do You Hear What I Hear? and What Child is This? Direc- tor and accompanist was the Ralph1 Hold banquet COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale volunteer fire depart- ment held its loth annual ban- quet recently. school's music director Dnrin The 75 voice senior chorus _., of Myers school was directed by Malcolm Edwards and ac- companied by MJss Sheryl Pauls-Sanctus by Franz Schu- bert, 0 Little One Sweet, by J. S. Bach, and Three Kings by P. Cornelius. "The Knox United Church se- noir and junior choir, with Mal- colm Edwards accompanist and director, sang the English traditional The Seven Joys of Mary, the German traditional While by My Sheep, and Mo- zart's Come. Glad Hearts by the junior choir. The Myers junior high school chorus sang Carol of the Dram and The Boy's Carol. Director and accompanist was Malcolm Edwards. The Elizabethan Singers sang j banquet a Following the nncn was held. 1971 there were 18 Ambulance calls totalled 65 for 204 man hours and miles. In addition. 600 man hours were put in by the 23 volunteer firemen in training. A Christmas tree burning Jan. 9 will fight muscular dys- trophy. Trees will be picked up. Householders may donate. Scout camp TABER (HNS) The Flat- lands District of Scouting has laid plans for a winter scoul camp clinic for Saturday, Jan 15. at a site to be selected. Winter camping and cooking an English traditional The j will be featured. Boar's Head Carol and the! _ Scouts, _ parents, French number Ding, Dong, Merrily on High. tell G. Francis directed, and Mrs. Betty Harris accom- OLD CHURCH IS GONE FOREVER FROM NATAL St. Michael's New life for an old church SPARWOOD (HNS) The J new St. Michael's Roman Cath- olic Church at Sparwood was recently Blessed by the Most Rev. VV. G. Doyle, Bishop of Nelson. The church and hall were filled to capacity for the Con complete the buildings. It ap-; is certainly an clement of sad pear'ed as though the physical j ness in this, as we think of all work of the parish was com-; those. _ who were baptised, pleted and the neoule could and Hev. Ralcliffe. ceived their first holy commu- nion, were confirmed, married and buried from this church. We think of all those who work- ed and sacrificed to build this and soon it up the highway communities j will be no'more One eni is james Nicol on the entry into B.C. in this ending and another beginning I----- and the people take a rest. However, this was not to be. It was announced by Premier W A C. Bennett some years celebrated 'Mass. Celebrants ago .tat .he intended to complex were Bishop Doyle, Rev. Monday, December 27, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 3 Papworth named reeve of county SUNDIAL (HNS) Sundial Kipp. while John Murray of the Jistrict resident (Dick) Pap- Lcthbridgc area will act in the worth has been named to sue- capacity of municipal chair- ceed the late H. G. (Steve) man. Houlton as the reeve of Lcth- bridge County 26. Mr. Papworth taught school for 25 years, serving as prin- cipal at Armada. Enchant, and for several years at Turin He is very active in commn- nily affairs and has been sec- retary of Ihe Turin Iron Springs Rural Electrification Association for the past 18 years. He is now secretary of the Enchant Seed Cleaning Plant, is a member of the advisory committee to the Alberta Wheat Pool, and is a member of the committee in the de- partment of production tech- nology at Olds School of Agriculture. Mr. Papworth is the assis lant leader of Ihe Turin 4-H Light Horse Club. He is a past president and j pasl secretary of the Picture Butte Lions Club and is also a member of the Picture Butte Elks Lodge. In addition lo his duties as reeve he will also serve as vice chairman of the school committee. Assisting him as deputy reeve and school committee chaii Jilt. PAPWORTH e on me emry IULU o.v. m of area. SI. Michael's Parish was m Sparwood. in the line of clean-up, hence the need for a third complex at Sparwood. old buildings at Natal There scouts in action. Other activities will include fire lighting, packing ar.d dis- panied the" LDs" First" Ward j plays of camp clothing and Choir of 40 voices, singing equipment.__________________ BISHOP DOYLE FATHER TRAINOR REVIEWS FINE MEMORIES CHURCH FILLED WITH REVERENCE AT FINAL MASS Ulrich plans showdown BL.AIKMORE (CNP Bureau) la new showroom. Blairmore council studied The addition will be built on plans presented by Joe Ulrich the north side of Highway 3 on of Ulrich Sales and Service for the old armories site. The properly committee will study the plans. Council approved proceeding Rev. Trainor was master ceremonies. In his address lo the gather- ing, Bishop Doyle offered his sincere compliments to Father Trainor on Ihe blessing and opening of the new SI. Mich- ael's buildings here. He spoke of the long and Sous process, postponed be- cause it depended on decisions I beyond the control of the par-' ish. "We share the greater joy of the parishioners on this occa- sion because it has been so long in coming." Father Trainor thanked all those who had made donations and pledges lo the new church and those who had helped to establish it. He congratulated the parish council on its pa- tience. At times it looked though the new church would i never be a reality. j S'.. Michael's parish began j with the mining operations in j the valley. With the miners and their families came mission- aries to minister to the reli- gious welfare of the commu- j nity. The Oblale Fathers, already established in the East Koole- nays, now extended their ser- vices to include the mining communities which had sprung up in the Valley of the Elk. The parishes were fortunate to have the assistance of Fath- ers N. Coccola and A. Meleaux. They helped the Catholic fam- (lies' of Michel to establish the parish of St. Michael's in 1904. The church did not have a resident priest for the next 30 years. The needs of the parish were administered to by the Oblate Fathers from their head- quarters at Fernie. i Father Meisner, assisted by Fathers S a lies, O'Ncil, An- thony, Michels and Murphy ad- ministered to the parish for the next 12 years. As new towns developed, church services were held a month and even two months apart Michel shared mission- aries with Crow's Nest, Corbin, Hosmer. Coal Creek. Morris- sey. Elko and Bayncs Lake. Weddings and baptisms would take place at Fernie and the celebrations were held at Mi- chel. It was October, 1933, before St. Michael's parish ceased to be considered a mission. At this time Father Cregg, belov- ed and respected by all who knew him, was parish priest. In 1937 Father Harrison was serv- ing the parish. It was he, de- spite the hard times, who rais- ed funds towards the building of a new church at Natal. Fath- er Cregg had built a small cha- pel at Natal during his stay in the parish. This was named St. Stephen's Chapel. In 1942 Father Brophy came Father Trainor went on to say. "As we start a new era in Sparwood, let us begin in the proper way, asking God's bless- wiil be demolished as part of ing on each individual family the Urban Renewal Scheme. within the larger family of the Father Trainor, in his last, parish, by everyone receiving address to the congregation in the body and blood of Christ in Holy Communion." New farm business short course set TABFR (HNS) Wednes- auditorium has been booked, day. Feb. 16. is flic tentative Speakers be announced date for The annual Tabcr farm j when confirmed. The program business information short] arranged under the direction of course, subject only to the availability of special speakers for the two-session gathering of farmers. arrane the department of agriculture, will be made available to in- terested people. Sponsors of Uic short course 1- products, and pnfsibly some ST. MICHAEL'S, SPARWOOD pnrsibly specialized subjects. Topics selected should be of interest to even1 farmer and his b u s i n c s s-manager wife. The Taber Community Centre and agricultural society I with the department. along EARN MORE Wages and salaries in Canada rose by ]2 per cent in 1969. Zeller's DEO, 2 Single preferably, to train as salesman in a new progressive Agricultural Industry. Should have cattle experience, grade 12 and fur- ther agriculture education. A.I. experience helpful. Write Box 132, Herald Box 132, Herald with the development of land in 'south central Blairmore (old power house site) for double and single family homes. The Oldnian River Regional Planning Commission will pre- pare plans. Miss Bonnie Porter, recrea- tional director, presented the proposed budget for rec- rcalion. The hudgcl was in HI7I and ncxl yc-ar will be to Michel. He worked at larging the chapel and building a convent for the Sisters of the Atonement. This was followed by the building of a church and hall. Alcn and boys of the parish worked long and hard to Back project COAU1ALE I HNS i .Suc- cessful in a recent Coaldale Fish and Game Club money- von turfl were Stovo R.ay Smith was given permis- sion lo start a radiator shop in MM Bbinr.nre providing plans j Spring Coulee. A are i jim'rhcad. Lclhbridgo. Me The preventive social service budget was approved. 10 GROUPS There arc 10 linguistic groups cf Indians in uilh fi4 related languages and riialoi-ls. Cardy, Fernie, (icorge An- drcjcsik, Coal dole, Wilbur Esau, Noblcford, John Redc- kop. Coaldale. Money raised will he u.'rd lo fish piia'l oust of town I for children and nldlimors. BOXED CHRISTMAS CARDS AND SELECTED CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS PRICE ZELLER'S OPEN DAILY 9 A.M. TO 4 THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 9 A.M. TO 9 ,P.M; P.M. Zeller's County Fair NUHHMUW loctilocl in tho Lothbridge Shopping Centre on Mnyor Magrat ;