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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HONORED AArs. Mary A. Skriver of Cardslon, form- er long-time resident of Mounlain View, recently marked her 90ih birthday. 5he was honored by her family with a dinner Lethbridge. Helping her celebrale were children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Born at Weston, Idaho, she came to this country when she was 16 years old. She married ihe late Levi Webster in 1389. He was a blacksmith. Mrs. Skriver lives alone, does her own housework and atlribules her long life lo keeping slriclly 1o "The World of Wisdom" of the LDS Church and maintaining a happy disposilicn. Balment Park tag for centre CRANBROOK (Special) Almost literally Craubrook's city centre, the ]5-acrc parcel between North 2nd and Baker St. east of 17th Ave. now has a name, Balment Park. It is the location of the li- brary End indoor outdoor swimming pool and has long- term, recreational development plans. Divorce decrees nisi aivarded CRANBROOK (Special) 01 five divorce petitions heard recently in the B.C. Supreme Court by Judge Michelangelo Provenzano, decrees nisi were awarded to three petitioners. Petitioner and respondent in the three hearings were Lylena Alice Thompson verfUi Doane Howard Thompson; Ernest A. Voth versus Verne Voth: and Joseph Jakubec versus Mary Theresa Jacubcc. Adjourned to the nnl ses- sion in February was the peti- tion of Fred Williams versus Naida Waken Williams, and the l.his petition was adjourned without a (late sc.t. The name honors a Cran- brook freeman, Alfred J. Bal- ment. 217 13th Ave. S., now 91 years old, who has lived the past 7-1 years in Cranbrook. He was a member of the original railway road crews in its earliest days when he came from Ontario. He was superan- nuated as a conductor in 1916. He was alderman for many terms, and mayor in 1324 and again from 1341 to 1946. He lives alone at his long time home, visiting town often, and has served as Knox Presby- terian steward many years. The land is in the original south hay field oi the James Baker Estate on Joseph Prairie called Cranbrook after his Kent, England home. It continued as a hay field [or various dairies for decades, then was bought by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nelson for a projected schoc! sever built. The city bought part several years ago. The city lias now passed a bylaw expropriating an addi- tional C.3 acres adjoining south- ward for civic centre expansion and possible arena complex. Owner is Baker Developments Ltd. The firm declined lo bar- gain over its sale. Balment Park dcdic a t Ion ceremonies arc now in prepar- ation. Tueidoy, February 1. 1972 lllf IETHBRIDGE HEPAtD Roundup of District News .t> j Re-elect chiefs COALDALE (HNS) The entire slate nf officers for 1972 Coaldale Home and School As- sociation was rc-elccLccl aL a recent meeting. They arc president Charles Bryant; vice president Mrs. Bert Uonkersgoed; secretary Mrs. Ken kyon and treasurer Mrs. Ike Nuufcldl. Program committee: Gerald Archibald, Richard Matis, Tom Tsukishima and Mrs. Frank F. (Olive) Wiens. Lunch commilteni Mrs. John Esau, Mrs. Gerald Moser and Mi's. Earl Sprinkle. Name Mrs. Craft NATAL (HNS) The moth- er's committee of the Sparwood Brownie Packs recently met at the home of Mrs. Bev Hutchin- son. Thry elected Mrs. Jean Craft i nations from junior and senior Plans maclo for a money-raising hakp salf. Pro- ceeds from Uic sale will help with activities of the three packs. The group also discussed ways to obtain morn support from Brou'nio mothers for such activities. The tliree Brownie Packs all have sufficient lead- ership, hut they require more support from a larger group of mothers. 16 hampers PIMCHER CHEEK (Special) The Matthew Ballon High School senior studenls council's annual Christmas project col- lected to provide 16 gro- cery hampers to needy fami- lies Students manned street ket- tles which brought in S261. Do- Afler Ihc cost of the hampers was deducted the slndrnls foun'l they had W5 remain- ing. It. was forwarded to Ihe Salvation Army Envoy at Fort Macleod. LDS mission STIRLING (il.XSi Larrv Webster, ,vm of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Webster, lia.s accr-p'.ccl a call lo south Texas lo serve a.-, a missionary for the LDS Churc-li for vpar.y lAdderley speaks to town council Okay Napi grant PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Town of Pincher Creek Mill again participate in the Napi Association prog r a m In 1972. Council gave the go-ahead for a grant of the same amount as in 1971. Heggie Newkirk, executive director of the Napi Friendship Association, presented a report to council on tlra past year's activities. There were four areas of pro- gramming: Court public affairs, recreation sponsorship and publication of Napi News. The court work alone assist- ed some 180 people from May 1 on, an increase of 50. Both Indians and non-Indians avail- ed themselves or this service. It is designed to give advice and explain court procedures to anyone unfamiliar with them. The All-Indian Art exhibit held last April was successful. Indian and oldtime dance, Pro- ject ABC, lardly picnics, swim- ming programs and many more activities brought Indiana and non-Indians together. The Napi News, the associa- tion's magazine, is going into 420 homes, libraries and cultur- al centres and helps differ- ent communities to learn more about one another. The board of directors, com- posed of four Indians and lour non-Indians, administer the pol- icies and staff of the associa- tion. Delays hit CRANBROOK (Special) The East Kootenay Labor Council has supported protests against the Unemployment In- surance Act which went into force last June. It alleges discrimination and what it considers unnecessary correspondence delays in the benefits application. Pension sessions set for Blairmore, Pincher The manager of the Lelh- bridge district offica of the Canada Pension Plan. J. C. (Fern) Bouchard, wishes to in- form residcnls of the following areas that R. F. Vincy will be in attendance, Blairmore Feder'! Build- Ing, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to p.nv Pincher Creek Town coun- cil chambers, Feb. 4, 9 a.m. lo 12 noon. Anyone wishing to take ad- vantage of this service is cor- dially invited to do EO. Mr. Vincy will answer queries on the Canada Pension Plan, the old age security and the guar- anteed income supplement. He will also provide assis- tance in the filing of applica- tions to those who are now or will be qualified for the above- noted benefits. COALDALE (HNS) Invin Adderley, executive director of Uic Oldjnan River Regional Planning Commission, recently discussed with town council the functions of the OKRPC and how the town could benefit to a greater degree from the ser- vices it is set up to provide. Code Clements, associate planner with the commission, was present. He is responsible for the town of Coaldale. Mr. Adderley said there are nine planning commissions in the province. Seven were regional and two, Edmonton and Calgary, were city-wide. The provincial planning act was set, up to encourage orderly development. Funds for opera- tion of the commissions will now come from the province, Through new legislation a foun- dation program has been es- tablished. The commission is not sure what it will receive, therefore the new budget it somewhat delayed. In the past Uic ORRPC op- erated on a budget established by the equalized assessment method, 60 per cent from the province and 40 per cent from the contributing municipalities. The ORRPC is responsible for square miles and 33 municipalities. The commission is comprised of representatives from each municipality. They set up policy and executive director Adder- ley carries out the policies. Mr. Adderley wants a list of priorities of projects for which town council would like to have pi a mi in p. Councillors said a p 1 o I scheme for the northside resi- dential area has been referred to the commission. Park areas and the trailer site proposed for the west end of town will be studied. Adderley pointed out' it would be advantageous lor Hie town io have an overall park development program prepared by the commission, rather than a study on one park at a time in a certain area. Then when new subdivisions arc developed council wDuld readily know if. an area should be set aside for recreation. The funds are held in a social community recrea- tion reserve and used as need- ed for recreational develop- ment. Council, with the co-operation of the Coaldale Fish and Game Association, has been interest- ed in having planning work done in the development of the former lagoon site as a trout pond and park area. Residential is a priority. Where and when the next subdivision should b c opened has a concern of council. Recommendations on service and plot schemes i n contemplated subdivisons is de- sired. Mr. Adderley urged council lo present a list of projects deemed as priorities for the commission lo plan. He also en- couraged the lov.ii officials to contact (he ORE PC whenever information on a planning mat- ter is required. Miss Ehnes showered ivith gifts ETZIKOM (HNS) A mis- cellaneous shower was held re- cently in the Hoping Commu- nity Centre in Iwnor of Miss Deborah Ehnes. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pius Ehnes. Assisting her in unwrapping her gifts was her cousin, Miss Patricia Ehnes, and her sister- in-law, Mrs. Ed (Janet) Kli- nes, and Miss Vorna Ehnes. Another miscellaneous show- er was held in the Elzikom Community Hall recently in honor of Miss Ehnes. AssislinfJ in the unwrapping ol the Rifta was Miss Patricia Ehnes. Miss Jeaiicltc Lee, Mrs. Ed (Janet) Ehnes and Miss Sherry Lee. A lea at the home of "Mrs Pins (Thekla) Ehnes was held In honor nf her daughter bride- elect of Floyd Volk. daughter Adalene are f----------- Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vornon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 COUNTRY NEWS These Are The Utliljtidge Herald Correspondents in Your Area ORANUM MRS. ED. CESAR General Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBUU Gnnornl Dolivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Con. Del. RAYMOND MRS. DEtIA WOOtF Gon. Del. TURIN Mrs. Poiilln Juhor................ Phono 738.4394 Conlccr Ihoso pcopla for your. District Newt or Classified Advertising WHEAT HEART OF WEST Claylon Tuner and shown in one of the many pictures in 1ha new Barons history book Wheal Hearl of Ihe West. This photograph was made in 1910. The book is now being made by ihe prinler. Mrs. Betly Fraser and Mrs. Jean Kolkas of the Barons Hisloiy Book Club will provide information on how this interesting and informative hislory book can be ob- loined. A deposit of S5 is necessary, says Mrs. Kolkas. 23 pupils attend regularly NOBLEFCmn (IINS) The Noblcford United Churcl] an- nual mceling was held in the church basement recently with a small number attending. Rev. Clifford Parks was ap- pointed chairmnn, Mrs. Clar- ence De Doer secretary. Mrs. Clarence DC Boer gave the Sunday school report. There jiro three Sunday School teachers and 23 pupils at- tending regularly. The liCW reporl was given by former president Mrs. May Erickson. Mrs. BorRgard re- ported on cards and letters sent during the year. March !0 the church modera- tor plans to be at Nobleford from 10-.30 (o lliSQ a.m. In speak to all members from Iron Springs, Turin, Picture Bui to, Barons Nobleford charges. Representatives (o the Chi- Batter sea Wl plans dinner IRON KPRlNfiS (IONS! Tlio Bal.torscn Women's Insti- Inlc met si '.hj; home of JIj-s, Bernard Walsoii. Mrs. C. Cook and Mrs. It. M. Hnney wcro named to the hospital visitation committee. Card parties will be held at l.ho homo of Mrs. Bertha Vavra Feb. 3 and on Feb. 17 nt the homo of Mrs. R. Ilnrvic. Tlio Jist anniversary, evcnl was marker! with a dinner and social evening st Hie home of Mrs. II. M. Hancy. Mrs. B. handicrott. convener, explained the tocli- niquo employed I" d'xwrfitfl bot- tles and how to inaJfe chonille flowers. Slic displayed ccram- ic.-s. The Fehniftry meeting will he hold nt Uic home of Mrs. C. Cook. nook Co-op Parish are Mr. DC Boor mid Elmer lirickson will] Herman Hann as alternate. After Ihe close of the meeting a pot-luck- lunch was served by the women. Citizenship won by three CTiAN'BROOK 'Special) Presiding in cifizrasliip court, County Court .ludf.c Miclwlaii- pelo Provmzano recently pre- sented certificates of cilizcn- ship lo Jndif Borbala Nagy, Hans Josef llamachcr and Gyiila Kiss. Applications lor citizenship were heard by Antonio Dapro- cida. Ofllorina Dnproclrln, rczia. (Lila) Daprocida and Bet- ty Jo Grant. They were i-ccom- mendcd for approval of certifi- cates. The stirring saga of a Grizzly Monarch's conflict with CARDSTON MAYFAIR THEATRE WED.. FED. 3nH only 2 7 oncl 9 p.m. LOW, LOW PRICi Prices Effective Till Sat., Feb. 5th WAMPOLE C2 100' Reg. 1.39 NOW ACTIFIED LIOUID 8 4 .39 Reg. 3.25 NOW CREST TOOTHPASTE Super Reg. 1.59 Now COUGH 8-oz Reg 1 Reg. 1.39 59 MOW NOW NOW PARDEC CHEWTABS 250's Reg. 8.65 NOW 5 100's Reg. 4.69 NOW CALCIUM SANDOZ 8 01. Reg. 2.4? NOW PLAYTEX NURSER SETS BOTTLES M tg Reg. 1.49 1 NOW 0 FRESHABYES Newborn Medium 1.59 4.79 HEAD AND SHOULDERS SHAMPOO Jai Bollle 60's .39 Reg. 1.39 I NOW 3.39 3j NOW 1 Newuorr: Dayfimc Day lime 30'5 30's 15'9 9.29 1.19 B I Listerine Lisferine Mouthwash lozenges 20-or., Reg. 1.99 Bug. NOW 1.49 Now 79c 4for VASEtlNE INTENSIVE MYIANTA Reg. 1.39 TQ NOW 2.05 I A g Nnw I f EGG CREME Richarci Hudnui rt Rog 99c. Now 0 Value Pharmacy Ltd. Cor. 6lh Ave. and Mayor Mogrqlh Si. Phone lir. emergency Open Mon. thru 328-5500 9 n.m. lo 9 Sunday 1 To 5 Mon. lliru Snl. n.m. lo 9 p m. 2--1 nurl 7-9 p.m. Du BARRY lAUDLR FREE ;