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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID - Wednesday, February 7, 1973 EATON'S MEFURIMiSJ-flfy Only Three More Days To Share In The Exciting Values During Eaton's Great Homefurnishings Sale. Recheck Your Eaton Flier . . . Use Your Eaton Come True Card For Convenient Shopping. Remember , . . The Sale Concludes On Saturday, February 1 Oth. Sealy Golden Guard Get all the benefits of firm Sealy support for far less than you'd expect. Hundreds of exclusive Dura-Flex coils plus patented Dura-Guard foundation. Plus deep-quilted decorator color. TWIN SIZE Each piece FULL SIZE Each piece QUEEN SIZE 60x80", 2 piece set KINO SIZE 76x80", 3-piece set 599S gg.95 17995 24995 Sealy Posturepedic Helps to prevent no morning backache from sleeping on a too-soft mattress. TWIN SIZE Each piece .............. FULL SIZE Each piece ............ 99-95 10995 R.T.M. 'Snsp-and-cut' opest-nef curtain j)   I 1 � s in six comws Two toned curtain panels of yarn-dyed polyester can be adjusted to any. length simply by snipping and cutting the bottom with scisso.s. Rod pocket headings, se'f-woven side hems and fringe-like bottom self hems. Hand washable. 45" width 45 x 45" , 43 x 63" . 43 x 81'' . 45 x 95" . 60" width 60 x 45" . 60 x 63" , 60 x 81" 60 x 95" . . 1 10" width 110 x 81" 110 x 95" each 4.69 5.69 6.69 7.49 each 6.19 7.59 8.39 9.79 each 15.49 17.49 Modern dinette set Features hazard-resistant Arborite top in white with gold screen effect Tapered sleel legs have self levelling mar-resistant glides. Felt and foam cushions for soft seating comfort. Frame finished in off-white. Table 42 x 42" extends to 60". Table and 4 chairs, 5-pcs. Table and 6 chairs, 7-pcs................... 149.99 189.99 Family-sized suite Pecan finish Arborite top, 36 x 48" ooening to 60" Chair seat covered in jersey-becked vinyl. Table and 6 chairs, 99 Colonial style dining room furniture Make your dining room the comfortable room you'd like. Order this 'Colonial' group. All at Eaton's very low sale prices. Well-built furniture finished in the new dark pine. 40 x 40" table opening to 50". Table and 4 chairs ......................5 pes. �u'V^f Buffet, 49x18x31"............................. | Hutch, 45V4x48xl l'/i"....... Contemporary suite built by Kroehler Sofa and chair 2 pes....... 389 ,99 Kroehler quality is evident in the first-rate construction features. Seasoned hardwood frame is reinforced for lasting rigidity. Seats have full-coil under-springs and bouyant po'yurethane foam cushions. Backs are comfortably spring filled. And you get two loose arm bolsters with the sofa. DuPont nylon covering in green plain/check combination Matching loveseat (not shown) Each ........................................... 209.99 Luxurious sofa suite, damask covered Sofa and chair . 2 pes..... 549 .99 Exceptionally comfortable suite in traditional style, built with attention to detail and quality. The semi-altached curved backs and T-cushion seats are deeply padded with polyurethane foam. Upholstery fabric is a heavy rayon-and-cotton damask weave in green or gold-colour. Arm protectors included. Matching Love Seat 299.99 Simmons' 'Treasure' mattresses or base units 69 on i9u 39" size each ...... Queen-size mattress and base unit. 2 pes....................... 54" size each 79" 190-99 Deluxe comfort mattress with 512-coil-spring construction (54" size). Deep layer felt padding and foam micro-quilted to the rayon faille cover. Firm base unit ensures proper support for the mattress. Furniture, Second Floor BUY Ml 328-8811. Shop Thursday and Friday from 9 'til 9 for exceptional Homefurnishing buys. Cranbrook awaits water decision CRANBROOK (Speci all-Refusal last November by the department of municipal affairs to approve a city debenture bylaw draft' for a proposed Moyie River water system has left this issue unresolved. The department contended user charge for the $4.1 million project should be considered only as an alternative to a frontage tax charge. The five-year interim wells system of 1970 at $600,000 raised the average user fee from under $3 a month to $5.50. The city bylaw would raise this user fee to nearly $9. Ramifications of a frontage tax are being investigated toward a structure that would take into consideration the increasing number of multi-unit services and also undeveloped frontage with no users. Committee switch to the Moyie - based system, seven miles west of the city, from the now-functioning Joseph-Gold $3 million development took ratepayers by surprise last fall. ' Associated Engineering Sar-vices consultants have meticulously and impartially investigated all alternatives with statistical analysis of population, quality and costs. The city has no engineer of its own and is now considering further consultation toward a firmer costs figure. Consultant detailed report of AES in 1963 termed the system then as "committed" and recommended improve m e n t implementation "as soon as possible." Department veto in 1969 of a $2.3 million debsnture bylaw for initial phases of the Joseph-G o 1 d proposal termed the amount "beyond the city's means." A subsequent $600,000 interim wells system which led to the 60 per cent user fee increase has been in operation. Present system is based on a Joseph Creek reservoir just beyond city limits, augmented when necessary by flow from a dam on Gold Creek several miles up Joseph Creek for diversion of east-flowing water. Sub - urban development above this reservoir has strung out now almost to the ranch-canyon site bought by the city for the much enlarged upstream reservoir as future supply. Further development for first phases of this is now estimated at more than $3 million. The Moyie' - based system would start from scratch. Since 1968 a number of federal and provincial sources of financing on long-term low-interest basis have become available for such projects, together with Municipal Finance Authority, but Cranbrook taxpayers are increasingly anxious about the final outcome of this city utility. Miner Gaskell retires SPARWOOD (HNS) - After 47 years of work in the mining industry, 45 of these underground, Pete Gaskell retired recently. He was born at Michel Aug. 1. 1908, the day of the great Femie fire. Along with many Michel residents, he was evacuated by boxcar to Frank. He received his education at the Michel School. At the age of 15 he went to'work for the Crows Nest Pass Company Sawmill. He was 16 when he went to work as a trapper at the Crows Nest Pass Coal Company Mine at Michel and for one day's work he was paid $2. In all his 47 years working in and around the mine, Mr. Gaskell never lost time due to accidents. On the day of the Balmer Mine explosion, April, 1967, he was supposed to work overtime but, with other members of his crew, left the mine at the end of his regular shift, escaping injury or death. Young Buddhists visit lodge RAYMOND (HNS) - The Young Adult Married Buddhists visited Ridge View Wheat Pool lionorc 10 men CARMANGAY (HNS) - Alberta Wheat Pool elevator agents Bert Blimkie. George Johnson and Darryl. Wentz were hosts for the recent Alberta Wheat Pool meeting. This is the 5t0h anniversary of the Alberta Wheat Pool. Special plaques were presented to original signers who became members between 1923 and 1929 when the Wheat Pool was first started. Plaques were presented to: Richie Fraser, A. L. Stafford, John Shearer, Wes Burke, Wallace Miller, Allan Weness, Homer Wentworth, Ivor Reaming, Andrew Row and Ken Miller. Don Bush re-elected CLARESHOLM - Don Bush hasjbeen re - elected fire chief of the Claresholm Volunteer Fire Department. Bill Opp was named assistant chief; Ruben Hartfelder, secretary; and Jim Hadley, treasurer. Team captains are Ray Knudson, Doug Gunderson and Ruben Hartfelder. Lodge for an evening of bingo. They took bouquets of flowers to add to the festivity of the evening. It was a note of spring for all. Southland Players were among entertainers in January at the ledge. Bob Balog's dance orchestra had an evening engagement here. Members of the orchestra came a few hours early in order to entertain oldtimers at the lodge. Mrs. J. O. Turner's group entertained at the lodge with a variety of numbers. Trophy night COLEMAN (CNP Bureau)-The Coleman Fish and Game Association has announced that the annual trophy night will be held in the Coleman.Elks Hall Saturday, March 10. Prizes will again be awarded for the best game heads and largest fish. Club members will meet Monday, Feb. 12, to discuss plans. 78 new jobs are forecast NATAL (HNS) - A total of 78 new jobs may be created in the Fernie and Sparwood areas of the East Kootenay by $121,-993 in grants under the Local Initiative Program. � Grants announced earlier include $8,658 to the District of Sparwocd; $7,700 to Fernie teachers aides; $12,634 to the City of Femie for jobs provided by building of extensions to the arena, fireball and public works building; $12,837 to the Fernie school district for library aides: $7,376 to the Koo-twiay Socie'.y for Handicapped Children, (Fernie); $7,722 to the Tobacco Plains Improvement Committee; $12,753 to the Rock Lake Camp Development Proiect (Golloway) and $19,277 to the Kootenay District Tribal Council. Also was a further grant of $33,036 to the East Kootenay Recreation Association, Fernie, for the creation of 13 new jobs. Sponsors of the project, entitled Roving Arts and Crafts Specialists, are Mrs. Esther Riffel, G. R. McCleneghan and Mrs. Mae Williams. Cater Saturday CARMANGAY (HNS) -United Church Women will cater to the Eastern Star banquet Saturday Feb. 10. Preparations are being made to hold a World Day of Prayer. A letter was read from the group's foster child in Korea. Coffee urn their goal COALDALE (HNS) - An i electric coffee urn for the \ Coaldale Sportsplex kitchen is the Sunbeam Sewing Circle an