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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta - Wednesdoy, February 7, 1973 - THE lETHBRIDOE HERALD _ % One ivill be 1973 Sugar Queen One of these misses will be crowned 1 973 Sugar Queen at Taber Friday, Feb. 16. From left, Miss Adair Anderson, Miss Debra Donick and Miss Cathy Leahy. Retiring is Miss Debra Thomas. Winner will be crowned at the annual dinner dance of the Taber Chamber of Commerce at the community centre. BGMP Centennial . . by D'Arc' Andy McDonald * rancher of CRANBROOK (Special)- Andy McDonald of Grasmere, partner with his brother Douglas in McDonald Ranch and Lumber Ltd., has been awarded the Rancher of the Year award for 1972 by the Kootenay Cattlemen's Association. B.C. Cattlemen's Association v i c e-president Maury Thomas of Okanagan Falls presented the plaque at a social gathering at Wasa. Mr. McDonald is provincial association president. The ranch, at the foot of the Rocky Mountain Trench near Credit Union re- NOBLEFORD (Special)- The Nobleford Savings and Credit Union recently re-elected Paul M. Goldade president. Secretary - treasurer Mrs. Marion Moulton was also reelected. Karl V. Lang is vice-president. Directors are LeRoy Thompson, Louis Siray and William Venhuis. The supervisory committee comprises Cyril Wichers, William Titsing and Max Pharis. G e r r i t Koerselman, Joe Konynenbelt and Dan Babb were named to the credit committee. A six per cent dividend was realized on all shares. - New members are welcome. Crash victim death probed TABER (HNS) - Robert Perini, 21, of .Taber, killed Dec. 16 in a two-car crash west of here, died of extensive brain damage and severe bodily injuries, a coroner's jury decided here yesterday. The crash took place 1\6 miles east of the Cranford store. It occurred at 11 p.m. Evidence showed Perini crossed the centre line prior to the crash involving westbound autoist George N. Thompson of Coutts. Perini died at the scene. His foreign car was wrecked. Passenger Reed Ledgerwood was injured. Thompson and Ms wife were not hurt. Their car landed in the ditch. The jury comprised Peter Campbell, foreman, and members George Fong, Ted Allen, Jr., D. B. MacMurchy, Ken Kurio and Mrs. Helen Wentz. Dr. B. B. Wiebe was coroner. William E. Gorewich of Lethbridge acted for the attorney-general's department. year Roosville, is a second generation family enterprise. The citation with the plaque included their mother, both brothers, their respective wives, Isabel and Jessie, and their children as all participators in the never-ending ranch work. Increasing economic importance of Kootenay beef growing and marketing, particularly in East Kootenay, has led to affiliation of all farmers' institutes and livestock associations into the Kootenay Cattlemen's Association. It is affiliated in turn in the reorganized B.C. Cattlemen's Association. In accepting this initial honor, Mr. McDonald recommended Kootenay beef growers continue their practical education in the occupation by actively participating in the various technique improvements on a Kootenay-wide basis of producing recognized quality beef. Magrath high school obsolete CARDSTON (HNS) - Card-ston school division trustees and administrative staff recently met with Lou Hyndman, minister of education, to discuss the need for a new Magrath High School or, as an alternative, an extensive renovation and addition. Progress of the addition to the Cardston High School was discussed. There is some concern mbout a possible wind problem at the west entrance to the school. The division will once again employ u n i v e r sity students studying education as intern-teach crs. Grade 12 departmental examinations will commence June 25. The board accepted a letter of resignation from Henry Kor-nelson, principal of the Del Bo-nita School. Robert Campbell of Cardston was appointed to fill this position. Next meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. District News In Brief CWL smorgasbord set COALDALE (HNS) - The St. Ambrose Church Catholic Women's League annual smorgasbord will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in St. Joseph's School. Proceeds will go to the and league's various church community projects. The CWL sponsors the local Girl Guides and Brownies. The CWL will cater to the Father and Son Banquet of the Boy Scouts and Cub Packs here. It will be held March 20. Cranbrook construction leaps Leo Rarick heads club NEW DAYTON (HNS) - The New Dayton Rod and Gun Club recently elected Leo Rarick president. Past president is Len Candy. Other officers are Bob Duncan, vice-president; Del Fuller, secretary-treasurer; and directors Cecil DePratu, Harry Gor-rill, Leif Trockstad, Leonard Ha?s, Rick Duell and Victor Kaupp. Trophies for the year were awarded as follows: Deer, M. D n h I; pheasant, Ijco Rarick; trout, hornino Candy; pike, L. Scovillc. It was decided to hold a bonspiel again this year. CRANBROOK (Special)- During January city building inspector John Davis issued 24 building permits authorizing construction totalling $150,000. There were seven permits at $99,000 the previous January. Permits included six housing unit starts and a $20,000 improvements permit to the lobby and lounge at the Mount Baker Hotel. Final inspection and approval were given the Towne and Country Inn, built by Kim-brook Holdings Ltd., which occupies a complete block on Cranbrook Street and was built furnished and equipped at nearly $2 million. It is now operating with formal opening ceremonies set for later in February. Community school seeks $7,000 PINCHER CREEK (Special) - The Community School has applied for assistance in the amount of $7,000, The school board has given its support for the project. The local authorities would have to match the $7,000 if the application is approved. This could be accomplished by appointing the vice-principal as co-ordinator and using part of his salary as the local contribution. It was felt a project of tliis nature might compliment rather than duplicate certain programs in operation now. A town council resolution was passed that the town go into joint agreement with all Pincher Creek school divisions to co-operate on the community school. R. Cope, principal of Matthew Halton High School, B. Frankcombe, superintendent of schools, W. Pinkney, vice principal of MHHS, and R. Cote, vice principal of St. Michael's High School, attended the council meeting, seeking council's support for the Community School. The purpose is to encourage the community to become involved with schools and to encourage schools to become involved in the community. ''To celebrate the RCMP Centennial, I sentence you to TOO years hard labor!" NEWS Policing costs mount at Pincher Creek PMCKER CREEK (Special) - The Town of Pincher Creek has a letter from Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien regarding the high cost of policing here. Mayor Juan Teran noted that he had met Paul Raczka of the Napi Association, Henry Potts and Nelson Small Legs of the Peigan Band Council to discuss the matter. A representative from the department of Indian Affairs would meet with the group. Council will be kept informed on further developments. Terry Lyon, secretary will search titles of properties on the north side of Main St. so owners can be approached for an easement to construct an alley at the rear. W. Wright had requested an alley in this area. The recreation board will be increased by two members. Mickie LaBrie will replace Ray Deering who resigned and Margo Schmidt and Joyce Cleland wiLl be appointed to bring the recreation board up to 11 members. Correspondence was also received from the Canadian Animal Protection Company. This was filed for future reference in the event the dogcatcher resigns. CAP would come into the town twice a month and round up dogs running at Smorgasbord set IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -Saturday, Feb. 10, has been set for the Iron Springs United Mobile homes not regulated NATAL (HNSl - A continuing problem, development of mobile home park sites, came before the recent meeting of the board of the Regional District of East Kootenay at Cranbrook. Both the province and the regional district have powers to regulate the siting and zoning of mobile home subdivisions but h a v e little control o v c r the density and general appearance inside. "Part of the problem," said director W. R. Lake, "is that m a n y of the areas are not zoned. First there is one unit on a lot then two, three or four more." By definition two or more mobile homes on a single parcel of land constitute a mobile home park. The matter was referred to the technical planning committee for further study and clarification of the areas of responsibility. y � Psychiatric treatment wins okay CRANBROOK (SpeciaD-A 10-patient psychiatrict treatment area has been approved for Cranbrook District Hospital for East Kootenay regional use. Only $10,000 will be required to expand finishing in the third floor east wing for this facility. The hospital is now averaging five or six patients daily and area in use for them will be expanded for 10. Cranbrook H o s p i tal board committee is now preparing for board consideration admission policies and procedures toward extending the service to the East Kootenay Hospital Region. The plant expenditure was recently approved by EKRHD board. Dr. I. Hasselbach, staff psychiatrist for the nearby East Kootenay Public Mental Health Unit, is already a Cranbrook Hospital staffer, and the hospital also has psychiatric nurses on staff. Church Women's smorgasbord. The first smorgasbord was held in 1957 under the conven-ership of Mrs. J. E. Jorgensen. It has continued to be an annual event. It draws people from all over southern Alberta and offers a wide variety of foods guaranteed to satisfy even the gourmet with a flair for the unusual. It will be held in the United Church basement at 5:30 p.m. Oldtimers open centre Wednesday PICTURE BUTTE - The Happy Olcilimers' Drop - In Centre in the old United Church here will be officially opened at 1:30 p.m., today. Everyone is welcome to attend. Mixed spiel BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) -The Blairmorc Curling Club's annual mixed Valentine bonspiel will bo held in the Blairmorc Curling arena Feb. !l to 11. A of 32 rinks will curl and entries should be sent to Fred Smith at 562-2471S or Anne Draper at 562-2222. Band invited to Honolulu CARDSTON (HNS) - The Magrath - Cardston Divisional Marching Band has been invited to participate in the 1973 King Kamehameha Celebration parade at Honolulu, Hawaii, Saturday, June 9. The 100-piece band, under the direction of bandmaster Boyd Hunter, will leave Great Falls on a chartered plane June 5. Plans for other events are being scheduled for June 8, 9, 10, ending the celebration with a grand luau on June 11. Coaldale wins $15,000 grant for arena COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale and District Agricultural Society recently received word from Alberta Agriculture Minister Hugh Horner that the application for an arena grant has been approved by the department of agriculture for up to $50,000. It is for construction of a multi-purpose arena here. W. D. Geldert, president of (he agricultural society, received the announcement in a letter. This arena will be built in partnership with the Town of Coaldale. The town is now in the process of making application to borrow about $100,000 needed to build the Sportsplcx complex. It would include Ihe multi-purpose arena and the swimming pool large. These would be transported to Calgary. People wishing to redeem their- animals would have a certain period in which to do so. In the event they were not picked up they would be turned over to the University of Calgary. There were two requests for the property where_ the Car-dinal Ball ~ Diamond is situated, W. Parkinson is interested in establishing an abattoir at the site, and Mr. Barthole-meuz is interested in a furniture manufacturing industry. Mr. Bartholemcuz asked for a reduction in the purchase price of the lot. Council agreed. to get professional advice on the mo tier before considering the sale of the property. Eugene Cyr is willing to meet with the town planning committee to discuss future development of his recently-annexed property. A committee was formed to look into the possibility of closer co-operation between the Chinook Health Unit, welfare department and preventive social services, liopefully to co-ordinate some services. New school subdivision meetings set CLARESHOLM (HNS) -Trustees of the Willow Creek school division set Monday, Feb. 19, for the first of a series of public meetings on the re-subdivision of the school division. The first meeting is to be held in the high school at Nan-ton in the north end of the school division. The co-ordinator of the regional office of education, Oscar Faduni of Lethbridge, said the meetings will b held for the purpose of getting as much information as possible from the people in the whole division on the best way to reduce the number of subdivisions from eight to seven. More district on page 18 Sunshine Spreaders attend mass IRON SPRINGS (HNS) - Iron Springs Sunshine Spreaders CGIT group attended mass at St. Catherine's Church, Picture Butte, on a recent Sunday morning. T h e y then returned to the basement of the Iron Springs United* Church where a Spaghetti Fair was held. Italian decor provided the background for the luncheon. "How many people believe in God anymore?" was the theme of the discussion, worship and singing which completed the session. Proscription Eyeglasses] Sunglasses * Repairs 1 All trie Latest Styles From the Leaders tin Eyewear Fashion OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. IG BRAZIER BURGER Buy One at Regular Price (55c) Get ONE for 2DAYS ONLY!     9�i SALE 10 Thursday and Friday Feb. 8th and 9fh 4 Dairij Queen ADoPr A CAMllY, Ml? �VlL�C�J JWST FceTOOibHT3 brazier "LETT'S ALL 60 TO DA/R.V QUEEN* BOTH LOCATIONS: SOUTH STORE NORTH STORE 1152 M.M. Drive S. Phone 327-6440 516- 13th St. N. Phone 327-4855 'Reg. U S Pat OK Am. D. Q. 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