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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuriday, February 11, 1971 THE IETHBR1DGE HERALD 3 Chamber seeks backing for senior citizens' home MILK RIVER the past 10 months, the Milk River and Distiict Chamber of Commerce has been studying the feasibility ers. Tax burden increased at Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) Town council struck a 79 mill rate for 1971 at its recent meeting. This is an increase of one mill from last year. Some work on trimming the budget is being done to conform within the 79 mill ratte. Mayor Blakie said there have been increases in costs. Resi- dents want the same services Requests for sidewalks paved streets, street cleaning and other services and also in recreation .are wanted by the people and they, then must be prepared to pay for them, the mayor said. Mrs. Sawyer re-elected PINCHER CREEK (Special The Anglican Church Women of St. John's Church here are making complete layettes to be Snoiv rigs mimals FORT MACLEOD (SpeciaD- Andy Russell of Waterton sportsman, lecturer, guide anc vildlife writer, told 300 mem- iers and guests of the Fort tlacleod Fish and Game Asso- ciation banquet that animals cannot take pressure. "Some of the pressures they 'ace are coal mining, oil drill- ng and sportsmen with snow- mobiles." Sportsmen entering the area where the animals are winter- ng) mean no harm; they like ;o get close and take a few pic res. "Because of lack of education ihe average snowmobile oper ator does not realize his little chase with the noisy machine will result in the death of tbe V c r b u r g, Gordon ompson and Isabelle Living- m. Studying the situation, the mmiUee has revealed sever- facts. Firstly, there is anoth- Ibdge in the county, Ridge- ew in Raymond, which is full present. Secondly, the com- ittee has contacted and been couraged by interest of dgeview Lodge board and the wn of Warner. MLA Doug iller is sympathetic to the use and the towns of Mflk ,ver, Coutts and the County Warner have given the com- ittee their full support. Var- us individuals, dubs, organiz- tions, church groups have also acked the idea. The committee is looking for ore support. They especially esire contact some persons 65 who are interested as .ture occupants of such a dge. Questionnaires are being stributed to all eligible anc .terested people. It is important to remember lat a senior citizens lodge is ot a "welfare It is a elf-contained lodge where eld erly people may rent comfort ble accommodations and enjoy oth the security and compan jnship provided, yet retain hatever privacy or social lifridge; ?nd Mrs. Louise Bea ton, New Dayton. TABER (HNS) Bequests ly the Taber Curling and Golf ilubs for permission to obtain seasonal beer licences for the upstairs lounge at the com- munity centre were tabled by :he'town council recently. A representation by Ron Col- ieaux on behalf of the golf club and a formal request by Gordon Schnell for the curling club were received by council. The curling club would oper- ate the upstairs lounge under license for six months in win- ter months, and the golf club would handle the business dur- ing the rest of the year OPPOSES BID Mayor Arthur H. Avery told :he delegations that in his opin- ion, liquor and recreation are not compatible, and for that reason he, as an individual, had opposed a proposed li- censed premises on 50th St. -ad- jacent to the centre. No one could advise the council that any other curling club in the south operates with a beer license, though special permits are used for such oo Smorgasbord set IRON SPRINGS (HNS) United Church Women here hold the annual smorgasborc in the United Church basemenl from to 8 p.m. Saturday Feb. 13. The group will have carpe installed in the church entry. Mrs. N. M. Oliver will hos the March 3 meeting. BONSPIEL SET PICTURE BUTTE Uni farm members and wives in the north area of Lethbridge County 26 will take part in a bonspiel here Feb. 15 to 20. casions as banquets, bonspiels. and other gatherings. Councillor Ken McDonald ;ave notice of motion that al he Feb. 22 meeting he woulc move that the requests be ap- proved. Vern COALDALE (HNS) cheidt has been appointed hairman of the Coaldale Busi- pssmen's Association. Ron Low is secretary trea-11970, the Pincher Creek PiN'CHHR CREEK (Special) The fair board wishes to en- With the fau dates set for courage senior citizens and has 1 Aug. 20 and the Pincher' a scftioi exhibitor? 70 Creek and District Agricultural years and oilier. j S'Jdety is already forging Tk' society will affiliate with ahead with plans to sustain j the recreational board. i interest in exhibiting and to in- I crease attendance at all events. Another project for the 1W11 iir will include an entertain-: ment director to be in charge of providing entertainment. In a summary of the y and i set District Agricultural Society j DAYTON (HNS) The aw a great ea P" 9Ui annual meeting of the South 'T foot track and race 'track Alberta Presbytorial of the for horses was made with the United Church Women will be main portion of this being done j FCI, 57 anfj jg at Fifth by the MD with the town pay- k UllM churcl Medicine ing a small portion for the foot i track i These facilities benefited the j Mrs. Audrey Higgs. conlev- 1970 Southern Alberta Summer I cnce UCW president, will be in Games attendance. VIrs. Ragan wins post FORT MACLEOD (SpecialJ- Mrs. M Ragan has been named resident of the Fort Macleod listorical Association. Other officers are Charlie Reach, vice-president in charge of finance; Andy MacKay, vice- wesident in charge of adver- ting; John Stevens, vice-presi- dent in charge of buildings; and Lawrence King, secretary-treas- urer. The 1971 budget was ap- proved. Assets total The executive will meet, at p.m. in the museum office on the first Tuesday of each month. The horse arena was started, lack of funds and volunteer la- bor prevented the completion. The summer games com- mittee were able to use it for quarter finals, semi-finals and practise sessions. The grounds were used by the Southern Alberta Chariot Racers when they held a race meet. The 4-H Horse Club also used the grounds. Speaker Wednesday evening will be Mrs. A. Erion from the Sudan Interior Mission, East Africa. Tax discounts COALDALE (HNS) Town council is offering incentives to bring in property tax pay- ments. These are as follows: 10 per cent if current property taxes are paid by March 31, 1971; f per cent if paid by May and six per cent if paid by July 31, 1971. To leave CRANBROOK (Special) Rev. D. C. Anderson, rector of Christ Church parish since 1966, has been named rector of St. Timothy's Church, Edmon- ton, starting in early April. Named to the 1971 vestry were Rick Hislop, Ashley Oliver, David Sherratt, Mrs. Mel Quaife, A. H. Hartland, Allan Lockhart, Rowan Hart- ley, T. A. Phillips, John Wheat- ley, Mrs. James Wallace, peo- ple's warden Harvey Peatman and interim rector's warden Fred Earnhardt. Treasurer for 1970 A. A. Turner reported the parish narrowly balanced its 1970 bud- get of Tentative 1971 budget is the same amount. More district 011 page 12 MMD.' Gladiator For large campers or heavier loads GVW TO IBS, Test-Drive the extra go-power of 4-Wheel Drive UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S, Phone 327-2805 TELEVISION and HOME FURNISHINGS Train leaders this summer in Kootenays FERNIE A summer lead ership training program for the East Kootenays, sponsored by :he community recreation n-anch, will involve instructors from larger centres to teac skills such as arts and crafts games and singsongs, music nature activities, special events developing a creative program basics of lifeguarding, develop- ing water sports and leader- ship philosophy. Attending the first planning meeting in Cranbrook wern Struan Robertson, recreation di- rector, Kimberley; Mrs. Esther Riffel, Fernie; Bert DeArmond, recreation superintendent and Leo Ressler, assistant, Cran- brook; and Al Collier, commun- ity recreation branch, Nelson. A steering committee, repre- sentative of recreation commis- sions in the East Kootenay, met recently in Cranbrook and de- cided unanimously to recom- mend the formation of an East Kootenay Recreation Associa- tion. The steering committee will present its report and a sug- gested constitution and bylaws at the spring conference here April 3. CLOSE-OUT SALE Instant Credit! Easy Payment Planl No Money Down! BUY NOW! SAVE! ALL SALES FINAL At 402 5 STREET SOUTH ALTA. GOVT. PERMIT NO. 889 OPEN TILL 6 P.M. ONCE IN A LIFETIME SAVINGS! BESTWAY TV IS CLOSING ITS DOORS FOREVER! ALL STOCK MUST BE SOLD. COMPLETE STOCK OF HOME FUR- NISHINGS MUST GO" TVs STEREO'S RADIOS SOFAS CHAIRS BEDROOM FURNITURE EVERYTHING NISHINW musi ou. ivs QNCE A COUNTRY NEWS These Are Thelethkidge Herald Correspondents in Your Area BIACKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY P.O. Box 148 ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET DORCHAK P.O. Box 1852 BARONS MRS. JUNE COWIE.................. P-0- Box 231 CROWSNEST PASS VERN DECOUX General Delivery Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising SPANISH STYLE TRIPLE DRESSER BEDROOM SUITE OAK VENEER CLOSE OUT SALE 299 SONY TRANSISTOR RADIO CLOSE OUT SALE 14 BOX SPRING and MATTRESS CLOSE OUT SALE 39 TABLE LAMPS CLOSE OUT SALE 9 RCA 25" COLOR TV Automatic tint control. 1971 MODEL CLOSE OUT SALE WITH TRADE! RCA 19" COLOR TV PORTABLE CLOSE OUT SALE WITH TRADE SOFAS and CHAIRS 4-SEATER CLOSE OUT SALE FROM 129 ,95 COFFEE TABLES END TABLES CLOSE OUT PRICE 9 ELECTROHOME SPANISH CREDENZA STEREO Oak Finish 6 speakers, 80 waffs. CLOSE OUT SALE 429" FRAMED PICTURES CLOSE OUT SALE 1.95 9 BLACK and WHITE TV CLOSE OUT SALE 12995 SPANISH SOFA and CHAIR CLOSE OUT SALE 299 EVERY SINGLE ITEM MARKED DOWN FOR QUICK DISPOSAL HUNDREDS OF UNADVERTISED SPECIALS MS KIFUNDS NO EXCHANGES LIMITED QUANTITIES COMPLETE DISPOSAL TELEVISION FURNITURE APPLIANCES 402 5TH STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE ;