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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, February 8, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 19 Nobleford Legion bonspiel Ron Fix and his mates display trophies won in the Nobleford Royal Canadian Legion and Legion Auxiliary bonspiel. They played three extra ends to break a tie with the Gordon Luchia rink. From left, Char les Sjogren, third; Anton Anderson, lead; Jean Anderson; and skip Ron Fix. Time for progress says Jack Look Coalhurst at turning point DISTRICT 1^ COALHURST - Residents of this hamlet are eager to install a central sewage treatment plant, says Jack Look, president of the Coalhurst Taxpayers' Association and operator of a mobile home park here. The hamlet has taken a jump in population in the last three years to about 426. There are 60 homes in the mobile home park and many new homes recently constructed or under construction. Under the jurisdiction of the Lethbridge County 26, and situated four miles west of Lethbridge, Coalhurst is rapidly becoming a satellite community of the city. Water is supplied by a cooperative. The majority of Golden wedding Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Ripley of Spring Coulee celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary with 100 people at an open house at the William Former residence at Spring Coulee recently. They were married at Lethbridge Feb. 7, 1923. They have three sons, Donald of Edmonton, Wayne of Spring Coulee and James of Taber. homeowners use septic tanks. Some outdoor privies are still in evidence. At 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12 ratepayers will meet in the high school auditorium to discuss the sewage treatment proposal. "Tiie future of Coalhurst will be decided at this meeting," says Mr. Look. "If the residents decide against improvements the community will stagnate and die. If the meeting votes for improvements it will mean rapid growth and development because Coalhurst is going to grow along with Lethbridge." The meeting is sponsored by the Lethbridge County 26. Pot-luck supper CARMANGAY (HNS)-Nine members and three guests were present for the recent Lionettes meeting in the United Church Hall. A pot-luck supper was enjoyed. Rosella Hubka has resigned as treasurer. Last year's treasurer, Georgia Brownell, took over. The next meeting will be held Feb. 27. Birthday party CARMANGAY (HNS) -Recently members of the Little Bow Community Club met in the recreation room at the hospital for a birthday party. Everyone who had a birthday during January was honored. Members from Barons and Carmangay travelled to Champion on the Carmangay Courtesy Bus and were entertained. Curl for supper CARMANGAY (HNS)- Carmangay Lions and their wives curled in a bonspiel at the local rink with nine rinks participating. A supper of pancakes, sau-saegs and eggs was served to the Lions members and their families following the curling. Canucks edged COALDALE (HNS) - Bruins pee wees have edged the Canucks 11-10. David Romanchuk continued his scoring streak for the Bruins with five goals, and one assist. Werner Duda earned eight points, scoring two and provid ing six assists. John Beefcman fired two goals; Cameron Campbell and Larry Knapp each added one for the Bruins. Scoring for the Canucks were Terry Shendruk with three, Robert Janzen, Peter Janzen and Ed Fetting, two each, and Bobby Coyne, one. The Red Wings and Bruins now have 14 points each; Canucks, 12; Black Hawks, 10; and Maple Leafs 8. , Teachers suffer CLARESHOLM (HNS) - The board of the Willow Creek school division has voted to send letters of strong protest to the premier of Alberta and the minister of education objecting to the new financial plan for education. They feel it will make it necessary to either cut the teaching staff or apply a substantial supple mentary requision on municipal taxpayers. It could mean a reduction of from 10 to 15 teachers. Bus to karate CARMANGAY (HNS) - The C a r ma n gay Courtesy Bus takes a bus load of young people to Champion Monday and Thursday evenings for karate lessons. Sakatch wins GRANUM (HNS) - Granum Elks held a bonspiel recently for members, the Royal Purple and their husbands. The George Sakatch rink won trophies for first place. Charley Wesley's rink was awarded "skunk" trophies as the consolation prizes. It was followed by a banquet and dance in the Community Hall. Acquire firm RAYMOND (HNS) - One of Raymond's older business firms, Hancock Agencies Ltd., has changed hands; Founded by A. E. Hancock, it has been sold to the Williams brothers of Cardston. Tlie firm will operate under the name of Williams Brothers Insurance and Realty Ltd. Winter cqmp CLARESHOLM (Special) - Members of Boy Scout troops in Stavely and Claresholm joined for a three-day winter camp just north of the Wilkw Creek Provincial Park on Willow Creek. Four Scouts from Stavely and 10 from Claresholm attended. There was one leader from Stavely and six from Claresholm. On the land COWLEY (HNS) - The countryside is white with snow and everyone is largely concerned wiVi feeding their cattle. A few days ago, when the wind of the Chinook was in our faces, Albert Bougerolle was able to get out on the land. He was picking rocks, not seeding. Senior citizens have friend in Duffy COALDALE (HNS) - Senior citizens in the south County of Lethbridge area now have recreational and cultural programming for them. Randy Duffy has been assigned to this role under the PEP program of the department of culture, youth and recreation. He may be contacted at the office or by phoning 345-3746. Mr. Duffy also has an office in the Lethbridge Community College. Pussywillows Eight-year-old Cheryl Craft of Sparwood delights In pussywillows she found on her way home from school recently. ' COALDALE - The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school clinics: HAYS: Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. PICTURE BUTTE: Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Picture Butte High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, Feb. Claresholm firefighters top list CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Claresholm Volunteer Fire Department has just learned it has placed first in Canada in the class E category (towns with a population from 2,500 to 5,000) for best performance. Fire Chief Don Bush received the news from Charles F. Morgan, president of the National Fii'e Prevention Association of Boston, Mass. The firefighters will receive their plaque later in the year. Firemen will hold their annual ball Friday, Feb. 9, at the Willow Creek Composite High School here. 13, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. NOBLEFORD: Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the school from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. VAUXHALL: Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the school from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Feb, 15, in the Health Unit Office, (upstairs in the Town Office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Health Unit Office, in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. HARDIEVILLE: Friday, Feb. 16, in the school from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. For social service appointments telephone: Coaldale 345 3388; or Taber 223-3911. The medical officer of health urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagious disease and tooth decay. Information on venereal disease, a mounting health problem, is readily available and is fully confidential. PAUL ZUBICK Superintendents name Zubick BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Paul K. Zubick, superintendent of schools in the Crows-nest Pass school division, is devoting time in the field of teacher education, evaluation and certification on the provincial level. Mr. Zubick is serving on the Alberta Teachers Association committee on teacher education and certification, representing Alberta school superin tendents. He was recently named by both zone 6 superintendents and the conference of Alberta school superintendents, to represent them on the southern Alberta co-ordinating council of field experiences sponsored by the University of Lethbridge. Storm sewer proceeds By ROSS GD3B Herald News Service TABER - Town council took the first steps recently toward the installation of a storm sewer and general drainage system with approval for the expenditure of an estimated $11,700 to cover pre-construc-tion costs. Consulting engineers R e 1 d, Crowther and partners of Calgary were authorized to proceed with a two-phase program. It involves an engineering study and preparation of detail plans for the storm sewer system for the business area. The first phase, costing $6,700 will involve an assessment of the present situation. Detailed plans for the storm sewer system will be developed later at a cost of $5,000. Council has delayed a program for resurfacing the downtown streets pending replacement of the water mains. Council considered which direction the business area will expand. This problem will go to the municipal and regional planning commissions for consideration. The council also approved an expenditure of $1,000 for a study of the summer odor problem at the sewage lagoon north west of Taber. A report of seepage at the lagoon will be investigated. Ventura Inn ribbon cut COALDALE (HNS) - The newly-built Ventura Inn Restaurant opened recently with the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The restaurant is a part of the Ventura Hotel owned by Vern Scheidt. New managers are Mrs. Leon a Weaver, formerly of Calgary and now residing in Coal-dale, and Mrs. Pearl Patching of Lethbridge. Mrs. Herhst elected ETZIKOM (HNS) - Mrs. Tony Herbst recently was named president of the Hoping Women's Institute. Mrs. Jack Griffiths was elected vice-president. Mrs. E. Laqua will serve as secreatry for the coming year and treasurer will be Mrs. George Fauth. Mrs. Henry Scherer Ls the publicity convener. Directors are Mrs. Ralph Lee, Mrs. Mary Dixson and Mrs. Ralph Dixson. Those on the sick committee are Mrs. Jack Griffiths and Mrs. Georg* Fauth. A home-made diamond Gavel was presented to Mrs. Tony Herbst by Mrs. Jack Griffiths, Talent show set PINCHER CREEK (Special) - A talent show, with all proceeds to go to the Pincher Creek Community Hall building fund, will be held Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Hall. It is sponsored by the Pincher Creek and District Community Hall board and CJOC-CJPR Radio. CJOC personalities will be on hand. Any person or group interested in performing may contact Mrs. Mae Huddlestun, 627-3477. Education Week IRON SPRINGS (HNS) - Parent - teacher interviews were held at the Huntsville School recently with an exceptionally good attendance of parents. James Asplund, principal, has announced tentative plans for observing Education Week in March. OORP event COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) - The Coleman OORP Lodge 96 will honor past honored royal ladies at a social evening planned for Feb. 27. All members are asked to make the event a success. Think hockey's tough today? Not on your slapshot! You should have seen it way-back-when. A real man's game. And it called for a real man's beer. Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner. Slow-brewed and naturally aged for big beer flavour. It's the one thing that doesn't change. Alberta's original Pilsner is still a winner, year after year after year. Try it. You'll be a fan, too. TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE - FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE �rthbu&gr ;