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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueiday, February 15, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 3 Board respects Welsh PINCHER CREEK (Special) Pincher Creek school divi- sion trustees recently paid re- spects to the late J. Welsh. He died in January. Mr. Welsh was a school trus- tee until the time of his death. The board was advised Mat- thew Halton High School has been included in 'the Young Voyageur Programme for 1972. Mo're information will be avail- able in March. Approval was received for the use of a new accounting system in 1972. The boird expressed appre- ciation for public involvement in the work experience pro- gram. They noted that expan- sion of the program and its val- ue to students is due largely to co-operation and assistance employers. Caretakers of schools were given the option to clean schools by a cycling process rather than by a periodic gen- eral cleaning. This is to be for a trial period of one year. DIGGING OUT Bill Deis of Fort Macleod snovefs his and also clears the snow away from the win- dows of his home. Brother Seb Deis rests, shovel in hand. Daughter Barbara and her cousins Yvonne and Michelle climb a snow mountain to the upstairs window. Pressure smashed the storm door. It's a picture that's being re- peated across the foothills area of the south. Swihart Photo Charity auction Saturday is Foremost Lions project By GEOFF TAGG Special Correspondent FOREMOST Foremost Lions Club will stage its second Charity Auction Sale at the Foremost Community Hall Sat- urday, Feb. 19. Unique patron at Shaughnessy post office SHAUGHNESSY The Shaughnessy (HNS) post office Ski-a-thou at West Castle March 4 PINCHER CREEK (Special) The West Castle Ski Club is making arrangements for its annual ski-a-t ho n to be held Saturday, March 4, on the West Castle ski slopes. This is a fund-raising ven- ture. Participants seek spon- sors who pledge to pay a small amount of cash for each verti- cal foot skied by a participant in competition. The proceeds go to the club to further training among the youthful members. West Castle has announced it will provide free lift passes during the day to anyone ac- quiring more than 10 pledges for a total of or more. Harry Louey is looking after arrangements. Further ski news, the South- era Alberta Nancy Greene ski- off will be held at. West Castle Sunday, Feb. 27. Teams will compete from Banff, Calgary, Lake Louise. Sunshine, Paska- poo and West Castle. had a unique patron recently when Rev. James D. Shaugh- nessy, director of Murphy Cen- tre for Worship Research, Uni- versity of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind., mailed some post cards to his relatives and friends in the United States. He was at Medicine Hat, Cal- gary and Lethbridge lecturing on the sacraments on Easter. He was anxious to find out how our town got its name as he thought it may have been named after one of his ances- tors. He will be interested to learn that the town sits on 100 mil- lion tons of coal and that the first shaft was sunk Aug. 19, 1927, when the given by C. go-ahead was Donaldson, a mining engineer from Scotland who came to Lethbridge in 1907. A son. A. G. Donaldson, an engineering student, had sur- veyed the shaft site. The mine was first called Silksionc Collieries. Silkstone was the name of a premium coal in Scotland. It was thought to call the town Donald after Mr. Donaldson, but it was learned the province already had such a town. In about 1930, Mr. Donaldson sold a major interest in the mine to the Sir Mortimer Davis Corporation. The chairman of the board of the overseas concern was a Lord Shaughnessy and the town was named after him. The mine was closed in 1965 and during Uie 38 years it op- erated, several million tons were taken from the rich seam. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernjn Decoux, Resident Rpp., Bloirmcre Phone 562-2149 It is just a year since the very successful venture whic] netted more than towan the cost of installing a fibre glass deck on the swimming pool. The total cost of the projec was and the Lions hope to raise sufficient money to ofl set a large portion of the re maining debt. Once again, any saleable item will be gratefully accept ed from anyone wishing to do- nate it. Les Handley of Handley Auction Sendee has again gen erously agreed to donate his services.- Lions members will be can vassing the area, and it hoped that residents will tak this opportunity to do a littl early spring cicaning and fin something for the sale. Ha Bates, Harry Calhoun or Ver Arnold may be contacted, o any Lions member for pick u of items. Sale time will be at p.m District doings Dr. Green Home shows surplus Rev. Gale speaks COLfiMAN (CNP Bureau) lev. Charles Gale of Blair- vore spoke at the Coleman Catholic Women's League monthly meeting. president is Mrs. Molly Strickland. Mr. Gale spoke on the work 3f the preventive social service and family life agency. He talk- d about the Head Start pro- gram, counselling and thrilt hops operated by the preven- ive social service, and activi- ies with senior citizens. Lunch was served by host- esses Mrs. S. Baruta, A. Dor- schak, Sofie Lepacek and Angie >iven. Next meeting of the CWL will be on March 7. Attend parley FOREMOST (Special) Two delegates from the County of Forty Mile Alberta Teachers Association Local 12 recently attended a two day communi- cations conference at Leth- bridge, sponsored by the ATA. In attendance were Geoff Tagg, local communications of- ficer for the local, and Richard BusweU, president of Uie local association. Ken Hodgert of Calgary dis- cussed the public and collec- tive agreement, and Metro Dmetrichuk spoke on budget- ing and the use of communica- tions consultants. Smorgasbord TABER (HNS) Taber Lions Club is holding its fourth annual smorgasbord at the Community Centre auditorium from to p.m. Wednes- day, Feb. 16. For all you can eat, tickets are for adults and for children under 12, with a spe- cial deal for larger families at Funds raised by the club will be used in community better- ment projects. By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK With the 1971 rate revision now establishing from to a month, the Dr. F. W. Green Memorial Home operated at capacity with 30 boarders in 1971 to show a surplus of on revenue of This was up from 1970's 635 which ended with a deficit of the accounting firm reports.1 Non operating receipts, do- nations from concerned organ- izations and individuals, tallied over tlie year additional- ly. These sums were turned to Hattons mark anniversary FORT MACLEOD Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hatton were honor- ed recently for Uieir 25th wed- ding anniversary. The open house and dance saw 160 relatives and friends sign the guest book. During the evening a read- ing, composed by Mrs. Eric Alcock, was heard. It was in- terrupted at strategic points with solo numbers and skits. Mr. and Mrs. Hatton have lived here all their lives. They have two daughters, Mrs. Den- nis (Wendy) Philibert and Miss Barbara Hatton. Iron Springs couple honored IHON SPRINGS (HNS) About 150 friends and relatives gathered in the Huntsville School auditorium recently to honor Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dickout on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversa- Most of Uie evening was de- voted to dancing. Mr. and Mrs. Dickout were presented with a set of table lamps by their friends in the community, the presentation being made by J. E. Jorgensen. A family presentation was Heated pool CRANBROOK (Special) Extension of the 1970 outdoor heated swimming pool to its 1972 status of including indoor year-round heated pool at Bal- ment Park is on schedule, with completion date March 15. The complex, which shares dressing rooms, has a comple- Projects tion value of about and is a Cranbrook Society venture. Elementary school checked on teaching FOREMOST (Special) At the request of the school staff, Bow Island Elementary School recently underwent a two day evaluation program conducted by personnel from the Leth- bridge regional office. The request came from the administration and staff of Uie being prepared school. A report is by the evaulting committee. The evaluation is another in- dication of the variety of func- tions served by the recently- formed regional offices. VCW devotional led by Mrs. Hann NOELEFORD (HNS) The February meeting of Uie No- bleford United Church Women was held recently at the home of Mrs. Clarence D. Boer. Seven women were present. Mrs. Isabella Stoller opened the meet jig with the hymn and prayer. Roll call invo'ved material for mission parcel. Mrs. Herman Hann was in charge of the devotional pe- riod. Mrs. Elmer Erickson gave Uie treasurer's report. Mrs. E. Borggard read the correspondence. From the Foster Parents COUNTRY NEWS These Are The letlibtidge Herald Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Gen. RAYMOND MRS. DELIA WOOIF Gen. Del. TURIN Paulin Juhor................ Phone 738.4394 Contact thoie people for your District New. or Classified Advertising plan members notified they are not allowed to send anything but letters, post cards or snapshots to the foster chil- dren any more. Cash gifts are still accepted. Rev. C. Parks explained the various committees that are being set up in the co-op par- ish. Mrs. Hann reported on the gifts to be given to the church in memory of Mrs. Jean D. No- ble. A dedication service is planned for Feb. 20. Mrs. C. De Boer and Mrs. E. Borggard were hostesses for the evening. WHILE YOU ARE AT UNITED MOTORS' GREATEST SHOW ON WHEELS At The Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion Be Sure To See The Displays By Furniture Upholstery EXHIBITING Hand.crafted ond individually designed furniture for your personal satisfaction. Come talk to Emil or Anna OH and tee quality design and workmanship al competitive prices. SPECIAL PRICES ON SHOW PIECES OFF on all orders placed at the ihow OTHER EXHIBITOR: Trifles and Treasures Antiques HOUSE OF FINE ART Featuring Original Oil Paintings and Custom Framing made by their son, Lynn Dick- out. A buffet supper was served at midnight. immediate use in such items as a new stove, laundry drier, color television, commercial toaster and other comforts, and transfer to the 1970 deficit. Affectionate memory of Dr. Green continues keynote to its operating atmosphere for res- idents, and for its public sup- port. The annual membership meeting contemplated exten- sion of its facilities toward li- censing for advanced care short of extended are stan- dard. This would require more costly staffing, but would con- tinue the care and housing of those residents of deteriorat- ing health with hospitalization the alternative. Boarding home licence con- dition requires residents to "meet their own personal care and those no longer able to do this leave with re- luctance. The year's balance sheet stows the plant debt free, and assets in plant at cost less accumulated depreciation of Extension would be possibly eligible for long-term mortage if undertaken by a responsible volunteer agency. Dedicated services of the Home staff, managed by Mrs. Dorothy Colmer, appear to ba a heavy contributor to the com- fort of the Home, along with the constant volunteer services of its house committee. Executive of the Society which operates the Home was unaltered, with members Alex Demhuck, chairman; Ron Bailey, secretary; and other directors Edward Gummer, Mrs. George Mclnnes, Mrs. j Sam DeLuca, Mrs. Gordon jHaskell, Robert Foote, Henry Mayberry, Mrs. Ted Rav.ton, Vincent Mrs. Der.i- chuk and Uie mayor. WINDOW IS DOOR FORT MACLEOD (Special) McNab, a farmer who lives 12 miles southeast of Fort Macleod, shovelled the snow away from his farmhouse door until there was nov.-here to put it. Recently the family resorted to entering and leaving the j house via the upstairs window. I LETHBRIDGE AND DISTRICT OLDTIMERS' PEMMICAN CLUB ANNUAL MEETING Wed., February 23rd p.m. in the Club Rooms on 9th Street and 5th Avenue S. SOCIAL EVENING WITH REFRESHMENTS TO FOLLOW BUSINESS MEETINGS A Rare Event JORDANS1 Famous 'Fashion Leader Carpets at dramatic low, low prices One Week Only During Our Great Semi-Annucl BROADLOOM SALE The most fashionable colorful and carefree stylings of today's carpet world are yours to enjoy at remarkable savings! "FASHION LEADER CARPETS" Jordans' exciting and brilliant new concepts in broadloom stylings, with a magnificent array of colors from the bold and daring to the quiet and subdued. Now you can dress your home in the same flair for fashions as you dress yourself and save money too! Exclusively Jordans by Burlington Carpet Mills "Village Fair" "f QQ nylon shag of tightly m ml ml heat set yarn. Ten ex- m 'lilarating shades. Sq. Yd. Jubilee A boldly sculptured pattern soft- ened by tip-sheared pile. Multi- coloured yarns of DuPont Car- Escapade The more subdued, civiliz- ed" nylon shag most dur- able and practical in a "Sundance" A superior quality hard- twist in sturdy, carefree nylon. Beautiful colors. We Hfivp Carpr-ls for Everyone! Open Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to p.m. except Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Uie Jordans Convenient Budget Plani No Down Paymenll 315 6th Street South, Oul al town retidenli may phone 357-1103 Collott for Service right In their own home. ;