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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Births, Deaths, In Memoriams Cards Of Thanks DEATHS ZIMMERMAN Chester, passed away in Lethbndge on Tuesday, December 31, 1974 at the age of 89 years, beloved husband of the late Miranda Zimmerman of 1709 1st Ave N Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed CHRISTENSEN SALMON Funeral Home Ltd in charge of arrangements. C5440 HOLT Tim Murry Holt, born September 16th, 1974 at Raymond, died Saturday, December 28, 1974 at Logan, Utah, age three months. Survived by parents, Max and Judy Holt; one sister. Jody Holt, one brother, Rex Holt; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs Murry Holt of Raymond and Mr and Mrs Willis Tmgey of Logan, Utah Funeral service Tuesday, December 31st, 3 p m Raymond Second Ward Church 8256A NOVASEL Passed away in the city on Saturday, December 28, 1974. following a lengthy illness, Mr Steve Novasel. at the age of 68 years of Sparwood, B C The Funeral Service will be held at 10 a m on Thursday, January 2, 1975, in Salus Funeral Chapel, Sparwood, j with Rev Father Joseph Smith officiating Interment will follow in Sparwood Cemetery MARTIN BROS LTD in charge of forwarding arrangements C5442 COOPER Monday, December 30, 1974 Bow Island, Alberta, Mr Thomas James Cooper, aged 89 years. beloved husband of Mrs Lavma Cooper of 232 2nd Ave E Bow Island, dear father of Garry Cooper of Bow Island and Mrs Richard (Mary) Vander Heide of Lethbndge Rev 0 Hodge will conduct the funeral service in Pattison's "Chapel on the Medicine Hat Friday afternoon January 3 at 1 30 p m Interment A'lll follow in Hillside Cemetery, Medicine Hat C5439 DEATH S SLOMAN Charles, beloved husband of the late Kate Sloman of Coleman, passed away in the CNP hospital, Thursday, December 30, 1974, at age 81 years. He was born in London, England, March 20, 1893 and came to Canada in November 1947, settling in Coleman, where he has resided since He served in the British Army during the First World War, 1914-1918 He was a member of the Coleman Elks Lodge, the Senior Citizens Assoc and the Blairmore Legion. He was predeceased by his wife Kate in Coleman in 1955. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs Jasper (Phyllis) Jones of Coleman, two sons, Les of Fort Saskatchewan and Ray of Coleman; seven grandchildren and one sister in England Funeral services will be held in Fantin Coleman Chapel, Thursday, Jan 2, at 2 p m., with Anglican Minister Captain Ralph Morris officiating Interment will follow in family plot, Coleman Union Cemetery In lieu of flowers the family request that friends wishing make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Bill White Ins agencies, Blairmore. FANTIN CHAPELS LTD is in charge C5439 BOAK Passed away suddenly in Prince George, B.C on Saturday, December 28, 1974, Mr Walter James Boak, at the age of 48 years beloved husband of Mrs. Pat Boak of Prince George, formerly of Lethbridge Besides his loving wife he is j IN MEMORIAMS WUOTILA One year has gone since you silently slipped away missed by wife Gladys, children and their families. 8212 CARPENTER In memory of a dear father and grandfather, Jack, who passed away December 29, 1971. remembered by Ed, Elaine and boys 8233 BROWN In loving memory of a dear friend, Pauline, who passed away December 31, 1962 Fond memories. remembered Jean 8225 SERA In loving memory of a dear father and grandfather, Mr. Caspar Sera, who passed away Dec 31, 1972 remembered and sadly missed by his son Alex and Elizabeth and grandchildren 8253 EMMELKAMP In loving memory of a dear father and grandfather, John Emmelkamp, who passed away December 31st 1973 A smiling face, a heart ot gold He suffered much, but never told Always missed and remembered by Gernt, Rhoda, Dale and Karen 8244 LARSON In loving also survived by one son, memory of a dear mother and Michael of Lethbndge, two daughters. Mrs B (Bille- Jean) Takacs of Coalhurst, Miss Tracy Boak of Prince grandmother, Stella Larson, who passed away December 26, 1967 Years may pass and fade CARD OF THANKS HOLMBERG We would like to thank our friends, relatives and neighbors for flowers and cards of sympathy sent to us at the time of passing of Mrs Alma J Holmberg We thank her doctors and staff of Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital for her extended care, also to pallbearers and members of Lethbridge Lodge No. 579, Vasa Order of America for serving lunch and everyone who were so kind and helped us so much Holmberg Mr and Mrs. B. A. Belle 8251-2 Tuesday, December 31, 1974 THE LETHBRIUGE i-itnAi_u New 6th Avenue Bridge should be open by Jan. 27 The 6th Avenue Bridge should be ready for use after Jan. 27, city council was told Monday Final construction including asphalt paving on the bridge deck, erection of street lights and traffic lane marking won't be done until spring, City Manager Allister Findlay reported to council Council concurred with Mr. Findlay's recommendation that the official opening of the bridge be held in late May or early iTune after the project is fully completed. Licence bylaw amendments authorizing increases in city taxi rates were passed by city council Monday The new rates, which include a 10 per cent reduction for senior citizens, are 90 cents for the first mile and 10 cents for each additional mile The old rates were 70 cents for the first mile and 10 cents each additional mile City council will hold its seminar to discuss industrial growth and other policy matters Jan. 18 at the Holiday Inn starting at 10 a m. Monday Mayor Andy Anderson called a meeting of the committee to set up an agenda for the policy seminar for Friday Agendas of city council meetings are available to the Council salary talks to be conducted openly All future city council dis- cussions on salaries for aldermen and the mayor will be held in public Council agreed by a 5-2 vote with a motion from Aid. Bill Cousins to this effect, follow- ing on the heels of a council decision Dec 9 to raise annual stipends for aldermen by and the mayor's salary and expenses to Aid Cousins said he was personally proud of comments every member of council made on the salary discussion Senior high rise still up in air George, two grandchildren, away CUTHBERT Passed away in Milk River on Sunday, December 29 1974, Mrs Jessie Morris Cuthbert, at the age of 94 years of Lethbndge, formerly ot Milk River, beloved wife of the lote Mr Peter Howie Cuthbert Born in England, the late Mrs Cuthbert came to Canada in 1913 to Ontario In 1947 she moved to Milk River and in 1949 to Lethbridge Later she returned to Milk River to farm with her daughter and son-in-law until 1967 when she became a resident of Green Acres Lodge She is survived by one daughter, Mrs W J (Jessie 1 Snow of Milk River, seven grandchildren two great-grandchildren, one brother, Mr Stanley Morton in Wales She was predeceased by a son Peter in 1942 and her husband on August 12, 1964 The funeral service will be held at 1 p m on Thursday, January 2, 1975, in Martin Bros MEMORIAL CHAPEL. 703 13th St N with Rev Ken Jordan officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p m in the Family Plot. Milk River Cemetery In lieu of flowers those who wish may donate to St Paul s United Church Memorial Fund. Milk River MARTIN BROS LTD Directors of Funeral Service. Phone 328-2361 C5444 two brothers and one sister The Funeral Service will be I held at 3 p m on Saturday, January 4, 1975, in Martin 1 Bros MEMORIAL CHAPEL, I 703 13th St N with Mr William C Thwing officiating i Interment will follow in i Archmount Memorial Gardens MARTIN BROS LTD Directors of the Funeral Service Phone 328- 2361 C5443 HALL Passed away on Sunday December 29. 1974, Mrs Helen Hall of Taber, at the age of 87 years, wife of the late Mr Bob Hall Born in Bowmanville, Ontario, the late Mrs Hall came west at an early age and trained as a registered nurse in Nelson, B C She nursed in France during First World War and then returned to Canada, where she was associated with the Colonel Belscher Hospital in Calgary for a number of years She moved to Taber in 1949 where she has resided ever since Surviving are one brother, Mr Russell Noble of Medicine Hat, one sister in law, Mrs Maizie Noble of Taber; six nieces and six nephews She was predeceased by one sister, Mrs J R (Millie) Fletcher and one brother, Mr Arthur Noble The funeral service will be held in Knox United Church on Thursday, January 2, 1975, at 2 p m with Rev R Heffelfmger officiating Cremation will follow No flowers by request Funeral arrangements by REARDON HUMPHRIES FUNERAL SERVICE Ltd Taber C5441 But memories of you will always stay A decision on who will run the senior citizens' high rise here still hasn't been reached, and that was cause for concern for some aldermen Monday "I find it incredible that it still hasn't been said Aid Tony Tobin, while Deputy Mayor Vera Ferguson suggested city council should be sending representation to remembered by Edmonton on the matter granddaughter Helen, grandson Jim and daughter Blanche 8245 EMMELKAMP In loving memory of a dear husband, dad. and grandpa, who passed away December 31, 1973 One year has passed since that sad day. When one we loved was called away God took him home it was His will j But in our hearts he liveth still 1 remembered by his j wife Stiena, sons, daughters and their respective families. 8224 "We already have I talk- ed to the said Mayor Andy Anderson "I ex- pect an answer within two weeks But that didn't completely satisfy Deputy Mayor Ferguson, who said a letter from council stating it's concern should be on record so council will have something to act on if there's still no answer in two weeks. Council voted unanimously, with Aid Don Le Baron ab- staining on a motion from Aid. Tobin to indicate to the Alberta Housing Corporation, council's concern regarding the indecision on administra- tion of the high rise Aid. Le Baron asked when application forms for high rise accommodations would be sent out to senior citizens, saying he recalled a news release of more than a month ago stating the forms would be sent out by the end of the year "I've heard from several senior citizens who say they're still in the dark on he said Mayor Anderson said the application forms won't be go- ing out until a decision is made on who will administer the building and saw no reason why the discussion couldn't have been public "It was only through my ig- norance that I wasn't aware the discussion was to be in he said referring to a unanimous council vote to hold the discuss'on of ad- ministrative and council salaries behind closed doors Two other council members Aid Tony Tobin and Aid Bob said the procedure had caught them asleep at the switch, as the aldermanic salaries were thrown in with the ad- ministrative salary proposals, which all aldermen agree should be discussed in closed session "It's unfortunate that some members of the media thought this- was an act of commission rather than om- said Aid Tobin Mayor Anderson said wherever possible such things should be discussed in public "But there are times when I wouldn't want to be tied down by a resolution, he said Deputy Mayor Vera Ferguson commented that if the press had waited around until the closed session ended about 1_30 a.m., most council members would probably have repeated their com- ments for them THE FAMILY CIRCUS "I just want to take one last look at 1974." VIROSTEK In loving memory of Michafel, who passed away December 31, 1964 You are sadly missed along lifes' way. Quietly remembered day by day, No longer in our lives to I share, But m our hearts you are i always there remembered and missed by Dad and Mom and brothers and sisters and families 8243 KUZMINSKI In loving memory of 3 dear Mother and Grandmother who passed away December 31, 1969 No better mother ever lived, no one more good and kind, Her equal in this weary, world is very hard to find, She always lent a willing hand, to those who needed help, She never spoke of what she did, she kept it to herself remembered and sadly missed by daughter Helen, son Ted and families 8252 CARD OF THANKS CARLSON We would like to take this opportunity to thank the nurses, doctors and friends who comforted and cared for our husband and father prior to his passing. We wish also to thank the 2nd Ward Relief Society and the many others who so graciously sent food, flowers and cards and helped in any other way and family 8223 Monday was lucky day for stranded surfer VICTORIA (CP) For 17- year-old Jim Hilborn, Monday was a lucky day He was swept out to sea Sunday while surfing off a beach 43 miles northwest of Victoria and stayed afloat un- til he was picked up by two fishermen about 22 miles away and almost 19 hours later Shortly after his arrival in the emergency ward of Vic- toria General Hospital Mon- day afternoon, he was asked the inevitable question, "How does it feel''" Showing a tentative grin above the emergency ward sheet, he said, "It feels 'all right Mr. Hilborn and five friends spent Sunday on the beach at Jordan River, B.C. Only three of them were surfing "It was still light said one friend, Ron Wormald of Victoria, when Mr Hilborn made his last attempt of the day to ride the breakers. A strong boy described as "an all-round athlete" by his father, the youth scuba dives as a hobby and was once on his school's rowing team The combination of tide and strong currents prevented Mr Hilborn from riding to shore on the breaker as he had intended, and instead swept him further out to sea 'I really don't know how it said Mr. Wor- mald, but when Mr Hilborn did not return, his friends alerted the RCMP, who called in rescue crews to search for the missing youth The search, involving Cana- dian Forces and United States coast guard helicopters and the Canadian coast guard cutter Racer, continued through the night Monday morning two more helicopters ind volunteers on shore and aboard five fishing vessels from Sooke joined the search Mr Hilborn said a helicopter flew over him several times, but the search, which covered 17 miles on either side of Jordan River and two to three miles out to sea, missed him Mr Hilborn drifted beyond the search territory For a while he had his surfboard, but he said it started getting waterlogged "Then a log touched my More quake-ravaged villages discovered PATTAN (CP) Army helicopters today discovered two more villages almost demolished by the earthquake that shook northern Pakistan during the weekend, sending the estimated death toll to 200 and the number of injured to officials said. Brig. Aftab Ahmad Khan, supervising the Pattan rescue operation, said to tents are urgently needed to provide shelter for those whose homes have been demolished, as well as medicine, blankets, food and "literally tons of plaster of Paris" to set thousands of bro- ken limbs back, and I turned around and grabbed it Mr Wormald said Mr Hil- born found another log and strung the two together with kelp He was found late Monday morning hanging onto a log in the middle of a bed of floating kelp Bob McMahon of Sooke had taken his friend Jim Maulding of Port Coquitlam, B C out in his 19-foot boat, hoping for some spring salmon "We were a quarter of a mile southeast of Secretary Island (near Sooke Harbor) and we were just about ready to go home because the fish were not biting "We thought we'd make one more turn, and this fellow reared up from .a log." Mr. Hilborn said later he just yelled at his rescuers and they came and got him. "He was very tired, Mr McMahon recalled, "his hands and feet were blue, but otherwise he seemed to be coherent They took him to a manna, where RCMP and an ambu- lance took him to hospital 'I guess there's only one word tor how I feel, and that's terrific, W H Hilborn, the youth s father, said Monday The youth's sister, Krtthenne. said she believes her brother "has a lot of guts" "They mast have been crazy to go surfing at this time of never done anything like that she said in an interview in Vancouver "But he never gives that sort of boy A spokesman from Victoria weather office said westerly winds were blowing in the area at 35 miles per hour. public at six cents a page the morning of the meeting. City Clerk John Gerla reported this information to council Monday following a request for agendas from former alderman E S Vaselenak, who says he will run for mayor in 1977 Notification of a request for the agenda material has to be received by the Wednesday prior to the meeting, Mr Gerla added. City council voted Monday not to hear a late submission from C. D Nielsen, who wants to develop a tourist campground in the river valley Mr Nielsen wanted to outline his proposal to council Monday, but aldermen said they had decided two weeks ago he should first meet with the city manager on his proposal The city will actually pay less for its fuel requirements for city vehicles in 1975 than in 1974 unless the well head price of oil goes up, City Manager Allister Findlay told council Monday Council approved a bid by Texaco Canada Ltd lowest of five bids, to supply 50.000 gallons of No 2 purple gas at 37 4 cents per gallon, gallons of No 2 orange gas at 44 4 cents per gallon. 60 000 gallons of No 1 gas at 49 5 cents per gallon and gallons of diesel fuel at 36 4 cents per gallon Deputy Mayor Vera Ferguson said the city -should be looking at ways of cutting down on fuel consumption in the event the well head price does go up Buses taken off 20th Si. City council decided to take city transit buses off 20th Street N Monday despite statements from Utilities Director Oh Erdos that some 20th street residents wanted the bus route to stay on their street The change will take place as soon as transit authorities and drivers can be notified The vote was 5-2 with Mayor Andy Anderson and Aid Bill Kergan opposed on Aid Bob Tarleck's motion to take the route off 20th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues N A resident of the street appealed to council to remove the bus route two weeks ago, saying the vibration and noise from the buses were a threat to her husband's health. He is recovering from open heart surgery Her request was backed by a petition signed by some seven other residents, but Mr. Erdos said a number of residents had phoned the tran- sit department supporting the 20th Street route Aid Kergan said moving the route would be unfair to them and to one crippled resi- dent of the street, who, he said, depended on the bus ser- vice to get to and from work Mr Erdos also told council the route has been changed from 19th Street earlier this year because a jog in the street at its intersection with 5th Avenue N made turns for the big buses awkward and constituted a possible traffic hazard School buses will still be allowed to use 20th Street Phantom Flyer strikes again HAMILTON (CP) The Phamton man who borrows planes from airports in Southern Ontario and leaves them in the Hamilton it again early to- day The Flyer who calls him- self the ghost of Billy Bishop, says he borrowed a plane ear- ly today from the Brampton, Ont, flying club and landed it in a field near here It was a repeat of his last flight which took place Nov 17 Billy Bishop was a Cana- dian fighter pilot who shot down 72 German planes dur- ing the First World War "I've taken a plane from one place and landed it in the same place, the Flvei said in an early-morning telephone call to Bill Findlay, edi- tor of The Spectator The Flyer said a friend, who calls himself Eddie Rick- enbacker was along for the (light Rickenbacker was the ace of United States fighter squadrons in the First World War The Flyer said he now has a girl friend She calls herself Amelia Earhart after the United States pilot who went missing over the Pacific in 1937 He said the three were aboard for the flight and Amelia flew the plane over Kitchener this morning Tarleck urges discrimination According to Aid Bob Tarleck the cit> should discriminate against the location of industries here that may be subject to foreign laws In a notice of motion submitted to city council Monday Aid Tarleck, former head of the local branch of the Committee for an Independent Canada, says industries wishing to move into Lethbridge industrial parks should be queried on their position on extra territorial legislation Being subject to extra territorial legislation snould be considered a negative factor in considering the desireability of such industries. Aid Tarleck said In making his motion which will be debated at council's next meeting Jan 13 Aid Tarleck referred to tne lecent controversy over a 000 order for Canadian office furniture from Cuba The American parent company Litton Business Equipment Ltd halted the sale, because it fell under the U S Tradeing with the Enemy Act A similar controversy arose earlier over sale of Canadian locomotives to Cuba The following Firms make it possible to provide free bus service NEW YEAR'S EVE Eatons Bank of Montreal Sturdie Oils Ltd. Dunlop Ford Sales Ltd. Wayne Bus Sales Ltd. Mclntyre Ranching Co. Ltd. Lavers Bulk Fuels Ltd. (Texaco) Anonymous Canada Packers Ltd. Labor Club Sicks Brewery (Sicks1 Lethbridge Brewery Ltd.) Consolidated Concrete Ltd. Sears Park Plaza Chamber of Commerce (Lethbridge) City of Lethbridge Palliser Distillers ;