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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD It Retarded school asks community aid CRANBROOK (Special) Community participation in the operation of the St. Eugene School, on the edge of St. Mary's Indian Reserve, is urged here by Mrs. Henry Main. The agency is still to be named that will serve as the board for the residential .school and farm for about 60 mildly retarded adults. They will be transferred there, probably in late spring. Mrs. -Main outlined its ob- jects when she acknowledged the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce first citizen of the year plaque award at its annual dinner-dance. Officers installed were president Norman McEvoy, succeeding past-president Dale Hanernan; vice- presidents Warwick Parker and Wally Armstrong, and secretary-manager Shirley Marcellus. BROOKS ESTABLISHES HOME CARE NEED BROOKS The Brooks branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association has established the need here for preventive ,social services and a director for the County of Newell. The need has been established following a series of meetings with county and town representatives, members of the hospital board and the medical staff. The program includes home care for the aged; homemaker "meals on and day care for children. It is designed to keep people out of hospitals and nursing 'homes or to get them out of these institutions sooner. i The day care centre would provide a need for working mothers, those seeking recreation in pending programs and convalescing or suffering temporary illnesses. Eighty per cent of a director's salary, as well as the pro- rjects the director introduces, will be funded by provincial 'grants. There are also many "non-funded" projects which require "a little direction to get them started." project aids housing VULCAN The Vulcan Local Development Ltd. will build two houses here as its first project to help fill the need for Jow and middle-income housing. English meal for CGIT IRON SPRINGS (HNS) A traditional English meal was enjoyed by Iron Springs Canadian Girls In Training members when they met recently at the home of Mrs. L. K. Haney. The meal, prepared by Mrs. Haney, included dishes such as roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, meat pies, head cheese, Welsh tea cakes, trifle, and was complete with a wassail bowl. The girls then roasted chestnuts over an open hearth. Jayne Yalowega reported on the senior girls' conference which she attended at Bragg Creek. At the same time, the co-op has started a membership drive with shares available to the public at each. Co-op officials recently met with an official of the Alberta Housing Corporation to learn how to assess need for housing and how to arrange financing. When sufficient-capital is raised through the sale of shares in the co-op, two lots will be purchased. A decision will be made as to the type of homes to build and tenders will be called. Low-payment will be offered. mortgages After the houses are built, the buyers can arrange their own financing or the Alberta Housing Corporation mortgages can be transferred to them, upon qualification. Interim directors on the co- op are volunteers Norman Lebsack, president: Marlin Locking, secretary-treasurer; Dave Fisher, Allan MeAskile. Cliff Wright, Dan McNiven and Peter Nickel. COIUMNER SHEETS INDEX CARDS "TRANSFER CASES CHINOOK STATIONERS FILING FOLDERS 319 SIS. OFFICE DESKS nWK 3H-4M1 FIIE C4BINETS Attention Farmers! "All Risk Crop Insurance" IN THE COUNTY OF 40 MILE NO. 0 is offered to you! THE ALBERTA HAIL ind CMP INSURANCE CORPORATION Protects your investment improves credit Gives security and peace of mind If your homo or incurable acreage to within: Township 4, 5, 6, 7 Range 13 and 14 Saa Your Appointed Agent MR. WILLIAM (Sam) LEVERTON SKIFF, ALBERTA Phone 867-2324 or 967-2344 Major advance during 1973 was establishment of a permanent chamber office with the manager at Confederation Park It doubles as a tourist information booth in season. In outlining plans for 1974, Mr. McEvoy urged full membership participation. All 561 city business licence- holders have been invited by letter to join. He announced his committee chairmen appointments as follows: program, Erla Meckling; advertising and publicity, Bruce Ramsey; membership, Gordon Dezall; economic development, Bruce McDonald; tourist association, Jim Dalton; education and employment, Howe Thomson; -and directors-at-large, Vincent Downey, Ed Mile and Ken Cochrane. Skaters tested PINCHER CREEK (HNS) The Pincher Creek Figure Skating Club held its Canadian Figure Skating Association test day recently and all skaters passed. Succeeding were: Preliminary figures: Colleen Cook, Cathy Baxter, Bruce Elliott, Dianne Minion and Roxanne Wyck. Preliminary dance and canasta: Bruce Elliott, Shauna Zukiwsky, Dianne Minion, Debbie Minion, Elaine McQuitty, Michelle LaBonte, Colleen Cook and Cathy Baxter. Dutch waltz: Elaine McQuitty. Merchants seek car parking lot CRANBROOK (Special) Merchants in the 8th to 10th avenues area will circulate a petition to gain at least a two- thirds majority support for a proposed parking lot development at the corner of 9th Ave. and 1st St. S. If it wins support, lands owned by the St. Mary's Parish Council and Mrs. Peter Graham will be purchased to create a 70-car parking area. Cranbrook city council has placed a two-month option on the two properties and given third reading to a bylaw authorizing t.he construction of the project. WALTER KERBER photo TV is for the birds August Degenstein of the Champion area has installed a television antennae on his birdhouse. Maybe he figures Hollywood Squares is for Cranbrook launching detailed growth study CRANBROOK (Special) A plan to detail the growth design of Cranbrook during the next five years has been given the go-ahead by city council. Eugene Lee, community planner for the Regional District of East Kootenay, will make the study. It could cost additional fees after 1974. It is expected to take a year or IVz years to complete. The need for comprehensive planning has been the main objective of the present city council since it took office Jan. 7. It will determine which areas of the city should be used for residential purposes, commercial purposes, industrial expansion and recreational needs. It is expected the plan will give a general layout of streets, incorporate water and sewage needs and provide plans for the redevelopment of the downtown area. Mayor Ty Colgur said a consulting firm could have been hired to complete the job more quickly but council felt Mr. Lee will be able to provide a more accurate study. Mr. Colgur said because the planner is in the community and knows the area he will be able to obtain a great deal of community input as to what the people of Cranbrook want. Appointed FOREMOST (Staff) Gyorfi has been named to the agriculture advisory committee for division six of the County of Forty Mile. Win fitness awards Receiving Canada Fitness Awards at the W.A. Day Elementary School at Fort Macleod are, from left, Beveriey Vandervelden, Jodi Conner, Sheldon Weir, Gynn Gore and Lynn Gore. Back row, Grade 3 teach- ers Mrs. Cleota AffHcK and Mrs. Dorothy Macaulay and school principal Ron Broadhead. FUEL SAVING! Have a POWER CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 An. S CUSTOM Al SERVICE Breed Exotic end upgrade your percentage cattle to Newly constructed Dry Lot for A {Service Government Licensed Technicians Semen stored at parm some space for calving For tntormatton contact: TOK OLO -4746 1001, Coaldate, IMPERIAL GARAGE AUCTION SALE Wei, Feb. 6th p.m. Sale to be noM liwooce M the Imperial Qeiaoa, Main Street) Anerta "72 Ton-4 x 4 Trucks down to 1956 Models "53 2 Ton Box and Hoist '71 down to 52 Mode) Cars Sktdoos Motorcycles 2 Welders Miscellaneous Items Household Hand Tools Chain Hoist FIN ANCINO ARRANaEMENTS AVAILABLE AT SALE SALE CONDUCTED VI: mmm WALKER. Auctioneer UC. 79071 Phone SM-4217 Alberta The Herald District Nelson forest tallies climb CRANBROOK (Special) The January sawlpg scale for the scores of public sustained yield units of Nelson Forest District tallied Building boom at Vulcan VULCAN (HNS) The Southern Alberta building boom has spread to Vulcan. Building permits last year authorized construction valued at These included four new homes valued at six permanent mobile homes at nominal value each; and alterations and garages valued at Commercial and industrial construction permits last year totalled and included the new premises for Vulcan Footwear, alterations and renovations to Mitchell's Pharmacy, Betty Ann Shoppe, the Marble Cafe and Economy Iron Works. .Also built was a new steel building for Co-op Implements. One institutional building permit was issued during the year for in renovations and alterations of the RCMP building here. Leaders named in Brooks .BROOKS Mayor flev Nelson has installed William Beny as president of the Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce. Garnet Altwasser was installed first Vice-president and William Hanrahan fills the second" vice-president's post. R. N. J. Wilson has been named secretary and R. R. Brandt is the new treasurer. The executive includes: A. O. Olson, tourism; Carter Curran. agriculture: Norman Rust, roads: William Hanrahan, membership; Jack Orr, fish and game; William Beny, airport; Garnet Altwasser, economic development; Joe Armbruster, oil and gas; W. C. Nicol, entertainment: Donald Crerar, welcome: J. L. Nesbitt, publicity; James Phelps. health and education: Ron Brandt, Brooks business promotion; and R. B. Breakell- civic affairs. cubic feet. This covers the entire Kootenays, East and West, north to Mica Dam. This was up just under two million cubic feet compared to the previous January. v Any major increases are contingent on the final department of lands policies which continue to be confidential within the department. The rumor mill has predicted major federal and provincial financial participation with private industry in. department of regional economic expansion studies toward encouraging the Kootenays economy. The department of lands here neither confirms nor denies these persistent rumors. Juveniles held at Pincher PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Two 15-year-old juveniles will appear in court here after RCMP apprehend two other juveniles in connection with a series of break-ins which have occurred here during the past eight months. A total of 15 charges have already been laid. .4 NON- DRINKERS deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer accidents, fewer home fires. That's why we can sure for less. I If you're a non-drinker, can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home. HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 12013rd Ave.S. Phono 328-7777 i fire 1 Can IDE help you? one of our representatives MR. B. A. JOHNSON will be at SLEEPEE TEEPEE MOTEL, Blairmore, Alto., Tiwsday, Feb. 5, 1974. Phone 526-2320 or Many busi including Agriculture Manufacturing Tourism Construction Professional Services Transportation Wholesale and Retail Trades. have obtained from IDBto Bccjuir? Isrvd buddmgs. mschnpry to worktng capital, to start a 3rvd fDr olhpr If you np.pd f 'or 3 prop! n; a I and s'f unablp TO obtain it pltpwhfrp on reasonable term? and Conditions IDS can fyelp you imosmu. DMOPMINJBANK or write 740 4th Avenue LtlhterWge, ATM. ;