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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Save old court house urges historical group FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Fort Macleod Historical Association wants to save the old court house building for the following reasons: Collection, restoration and preservation of historical build- ings, artifacts and documents; TOP BRIDGE PLAYERS Mrs. and Bill Sum- jtein hold Bridge Life Master Awards. Placing first in section in both sessions of open pairs competition in a regional tournament at Palm Springs, Calif., Mrs. became the first Life Master from River and Mr. Sumstein the ninth from Lethbridge. Deficit faced by school board CLARE3HOLM (HNS) Howard Huddle, school trustee from Clares'rolm, submitted his resignation in a letter read at this month's meeting of the Wil- low Creek School Board. He said pressure of his own work didn't leave enough time to do justice to his work as a trustee. Nominations for a candidate to run for election to fill the seat will be called for soon. Trustees were told the total expenditure of the Division in 1970 was Total reve- nue was leaving a deficit of It was bro- ken down as follows: admini- stration instruction aids plant 148; debt charges construction to capital 080; bus costs Sun- dry- Mrs. Jacquelin Espersen ac- .cepted the position of stenog- rapher for the office of tie Divi- sion at Claresholm. Principal of the W. A. Day Stays in ORRPC NOBLGFORD (Special) The Village of Nobleford again renewed membership with the Oldman River Regional Plan- ning Commission. Membership entitles mem- bers to information on proj- ects, legal advice, engineering advice and secretarial aids. Harold Urvold will be the Nobleford meetings. representative at school at Fort MacLeoo" report- ed that a visit by the teachers of his school to tie Agnes Dav- idson and Fleetwood Bawden "open areas schools" in Leth- bridge and discussion sessions to upgrade the reading program had been very beneficial. Principal Marcus Heck of the Claresholm Junior High receiv- ed permission to show students a film on drugs. Jack Marshall headed a dele- gation from the Stavelv local advisory school board and stated they wanted no part of transporting any Junior High school students out of Stavely to any other towns for classes. The delegation felt it was "the thin edge of the wedge in an effort to close down the ju- nior high school. "We are sti'j smarting over loosing our high he added. They were assured by the board there was no intention of closing down the junior high and the board was only trying to upgrade the in- dustrial arts program according to the new requirements. One alternative was to close the labs in the three towns Nanton, Stavely and Granum and bus the students on a half day basis to Claresholm and Fort Macleod where there was adequate equipment. Another alternative was to upgrade the Nanton lab and bus the students on a half day basis to the three towns, from Stavely and Gran- um. Another proposal was to rotate equipment between the three towns on a yearly basis. OPEN TONIGHT1 Don't SPAR AROUND with your INCOME TAX COMPLETE RETURNS Taxes have you on the ropes? A little fancy foolworl; will bring you to tho nearby office of H R BLOCK The Income Tax Chompiomi We'll give your tax return a knockout punch with cur fait, ctcurote, guaranteed service. _____________________GUARANTEE We guarantee accurate preparation of every lax return, we molte any errors that cost'you cny penalty or IfffSt, we will pay ihe penally or interest.___________ Canida'i hrgtit Tax with ovtr 4000 efficn tn North Canada's largest Tax with over 5000 offices in North America. 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Weekdays, 9-S Sat. Phone 327-3712 i -NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY-1 For extension of educational facilities through the display of three dimensional objects and the written and pictorial history of the area; To provide facilities for so- rious research; To be an aid to the develop- ment of the tourist industry of the area. The historical association is prepared to make the first step but it will need the backing of (he chamber of commerm, businessmen and every citizen. This building, constructed 28 years after the arrival of law and order in the west and three years before the formation of ihe province, was the scat of the N.W.T. Supreme Court. Few, if any, such buildings remain, and the feeling is that this one should be preserved and restored as much as pos- sible for future generations. The plan, at the moment ap- pears that it will be converted into a town office. The association is opposed. Expected visitors to' the Fort in 1971 is 60.000 and by 1980 this could well be providing there are the facilities and the attractions for them. Besides housing archives, there is the possibility of re- storing the original court room. D'Arcy Rickard Photo VOICE OF HISTORY HAUNTS THIS COURT ROOM Entertain elderly WRENTHAM (HNS) Mrs. Martha Treiber and Mrs. Leeta Whitrow accompanied young people from the Wren- tham Community Church when they entertained residents of the Ridgeview Lodge at Ray- mond recently. The program, consisting of nine performances in all, was presented in vocal and musi- cal selections. There were two readings. Truck overturns IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Considerable damage resulted when an Alberta Government Telephones truck overturned on an icy road in the Iron Springs area recently. The driver was not injured. Turkey supper ETZIKOM (HNS) The lo- cal bridge club held its turkey supper at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pius Ehnes recently with two tables of bridge and two of whist played. Prizes went to Eddy Dick and Mrs. Sandy (Jessie) Davis for bridge and to Mrs. Julius (AUna) Jurkat and Bernie and Brian Ehnes in whist. Win prices MONARCH (Special) A card party was held in the Monarch auditorium, sponsored by the.Beaver Club. Prizes were won by Bert Ford, L. Stotyn, Mrs. Olive Burdett, Mrs. Vera Young, Mrs. Helen Bawdin and Mrs. Marg Roberts. 4 alterations TABER (HNS) Building permits approved by Taber's municipal planning commis- sion during January authorized in construction to three residences and one business building alteration. The same month last j'ear the total was nil. Opposes site COALDALE (HNS) Town council recently received a let- ter from a local resident in the business of home construction who expressed his protest Aline Campbell Singers to perform February 26 PWCHER CREEK (Special) The Anne Campbell Singers will return to Pincher Creek this year to perform in Canyon School auditorium Friday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. The group entertained a ca- pacity crowd in Pincher Creek last year and since that time they have toured Expo '70 in Japan, performing as repre- sentatives from Canada. The group is sponsored bv the cultural affairs committee of the Pincher Creek school di- vision. It is anticipated that a sell-out crowd will be in at- tendance. Germans are friendly and their country is greal against the location of the town's proposed trailer homes site. Mayor A. F. Blakie, in charge of town planning, and councillor Ben Reimer, on the economic development com- mission, will meet with the citi- zen opposed to the develop- ment. The site is on the town's east side. Moonlight mirage IRON SPRINGS (HNS) A "moonlight mirage" was vis- ible in the Iron Springs area recently. The lights of Vauxhall, 30 miles distant, and not ordinar- ily seen here, were plainly vis- ible. On the horizon could be seen the glimmer of the lights from Brooks and Lomond. Annual meeting TABER (HNS) Wednes- day, March 17, at 1 p.m. is the time set for the annual meet- ing of the ratepayers of the Taber MD. The meeting will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion Hall here. It will consider re- ports from the council, the agricultural service board, and the financial statement. Monday, February IS, 1971 THE tETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Lighting units win council OK NATAL (HNS) At Ihe re- Should veterans wanting the cent meeting of the District of lots be awaiting finance from Spanvood council, approval i the department of veterans af- was given to adding 18 i fairs, council will consider their street lighting fixtures on Pine j special request to hold the lol Avenue and 12 210-watt fix-1 until financing arrangements tures along (lie Elk Valley are completed. Council decided to staff Uie The wallages of the fixtures: licence issuing office Sat- a r e in accordance with levels urday, Feb. 27, which is the of illumination recommended last dayjor the purchase of by B.C. Hydro. Council "also decided to re- quest estimates for the provi- sion of lighting along the low- er Elk Valley Road. jbl'OSS pl'CSKIt'S Installation of the Pine Avc- nue lights will commence 1 1A IJUl'loN most immediately. Part of the Elk Valley in- stallation will have to wait un- til Hydro has relocated its lines later in the year. It was also learned the light fixtures now located in Natal are not up to standard for use on B.C. Hydro poles and ac- cordingly the fixutres are of no use to Hvdro. plates. The hours of business re- are yet to be determined. The fixtures, as they are re- moved under urban renewal, will be put into storage for use within Uie district on private poles in such locations as parks and playgrounds or public works yards. At the request of the Cana- dian Council of Christians and Jews, Mayor Louis Ungaro and the council will proclaim Broth- erhood Week. Building inspector Bruno Bevilacqua has advised the Tip Inn Motel that their motel does not meet the building re- quirements of the district on seven counts. Council has previously granted extra time for compliance with the fooling and foundation requirements. The other six objections, how- ever, have to be cleared up to 30 days or fines will be as- sessed at and per week for each week thereafter. The lots in Spanvood which were originally designated by council for veteran use will be again offered for a limited time exclusively to veterans. After this limited offer re- maining lots mil be reclassi- fied and offered for sale gen- erally. The lots are slightly larger than standard lots so that they could meet the one-half acrn requirement established by the Veterans Land Act. GRASSY LAKE (HXS) President Michael Gross pre- sided at the February meeting of the Chamberlain PTA. A report prepared by board member Marvin Torrie was presented by secretary, George Hamilton. Those attending lis- tened to a tape dealing with extra-curricular activities as discussed by principal Richard Robinson. Plans were made to sponsor a talent night. Named to the committee for this project were W. S. Redd, A. M. Andres, Wil- lard Penner and Vernon Knibb. The nominating committee for officers for the coming year is comprised of the present ex- ecutive. Several films were shown for entertainment. Mr. Andres also showed a number of items done in resin his art class. NO CONCESSIONS COALDALE (HNS) The town cannot givo any bonus or tax concessions to anyone wishing to open a business or industry or io one in operation, according to a section in the provincial municipal act the clean, lean taste of protein Start using the Government's own rules to save a bundle on income tax. CAHDSTON (HNS) The Old Chief Women's Institute met recently at the home of the president, Mrs. E. C. Nay of Jefferson, and viewed slides of a two-month tour of Europe taken by Mrs. Herman Linder last summer. In Germany they were re- ceived with friendliness, there was no feeling of enmity hang- ing over from the war. There was much to see, mag- nificent old cathed r a 1 s, the Martin Ltitber Church of the llth century, the Cologne Bridge, the Lookout Tower in Rotterdam. In Holland they saw the acre- ages of tulips and other bulbs, and the windmills. In Denmark there were the Lions club fare well TABER (HNS) Taber Lions Club has set Wednesday, Feb. 17, for its annual smor- gasbord community dinner, re- turns from which will go to- ward the club's many better- ment projects for Taber. The dinner will commence at p.m. in the new commun- ity auditorium. Club officials assure the public that room is now available for all. Tickets are available in ad- vance. old castles and cathedrals, thatched roofs which are get- ting to be a lost art, its islands and ferries, the wonderful church which has not a nail in it, Queen Margareta's tomb, a centuries-old kitchen, a modern sculpture in memory of a de- vastated city, the fabulous ar- chitecture of Brussels, the clock, 500 years old, that chimes hour, a cathedral all copper. Norway the motto was "if I you can't walk, slay There she saw a church of the llth century, cattle here as everywhere. France, with her cathedrals, was thrilling. Switzerland was the climax, going by cable feet from the base to the top of a moun- tain. It was an unforgettable tour. At its close Mrs. Linder showed souvenirs from the various countries. Helps clubs TURIN (HNS) Fifteen persons, members of six clubs, attended a recreational rreet- ing here recently. Miss Wendy Rassmussen, recreational director for the north half of the county, was in attendance. She helped the clubs prepare briefs for capital grants. Tony Horrnotli, Turin recrca- Uonal director, was chairman, Here's a perfectly legal way to use the Government's own rules to save on income tax. The Government has a law that says in effect "If you save now for your retirement, we'll let you pay as much as into a regis- tered retirement savings plan every year, and we'll let you knock it off your income." So you merely lower taxable income by putting up to in our registered retirement savings plan and don't pay the tax on it. Say you're married, have two children and earned fifteen thou- sand in 1970. Depending on the province you live in, your tax saving could amount to which is a bundle in any man's language. To top it all off, the money you save can make more money. Essentially there are four ways you can do this. You can have us invest it in stocks. You can have us invest it for a guaranteed rale of interest. You can have us in- vest it in income producing bonds and mortgages. Or you can divide your money up using any combin- ation of these three alternatives. The beauty of it is: Yon can actually control the combination as your needs change over tie years. For instance you could invest in stocks for several years, for long term-growth. And then as you get closer to retirement, you might want to switch to a guaran- teed interest rate. You can change your combi- nation again and again. This means your plans are flexible at all times. And you can get your money out when you want it. When you eventually choose to withdraw it, you have to pay taxes on it at that time, of course. Butthisiswhat'smost important. You pay tax on your money when you decide to pay it. This means later, when you're likely in a lower tax bracket. This has led some to call Shis plan a tax shelter. One fellow we know plans to pay into it for several years, watch it grow, then take it out to replace normal income while he lazes in Majorca. But let's face it, the real benefit comes from leaving it in till you retire. It's especially valuable because we don't have a lot of salesmen out making calls, therefore you don't have to pay sales commis- sions. All you have to do is call us. But don't put it off. You can't deduct any deposits from your 1970 income lax after Monday, March 1st. So fight fire with fire. Make the rules work for you. Phone us now I Canada Trust 3rd Ave. at 7th St. S. 327-8581 ;