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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Board respects Welsh FINCHEH CREEK (Special) Pincher Creek school divi- sion trustees recently paid re- spects lo 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 oplion 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 snovels his walk and also clears the snow away from the win- dows of his home. Brolher Seb Deis resls, shovel in hand. Daughter Barbara and her cousins Yvonne and Michelle climb a snow mountain to the upsloirs window. Pressure smashed the storm door. It's a picture trial's being re- peated across the foothills area of Ihe 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. Ski-a-thou at West Caslle March 4 PINCHER CREEK (Special) The West Castle Ski Club is making arrangements for ils annual ski-a-t h o n lo 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 il 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- em Alberta Nancy Greene ski- off will be held at West Caslle Sunday, Feb. 27. Teams will compete from Banff, Calgary, Lake Louise. Sunshine, Paska- poo and West Castle. Unique patron at Shaughnessy post office SHAUGHNESSY (HNS) The Shaughnessy post office had a unique patron recently when Rev. James D. Shaugh- nessy, director of Murphy Cen- tre for Worship Research, Uni- versity of Noire Dame, South Bend, Ind., mailed some post cards to his relatives and friends in the United Slates. 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 lo learn that the town sits on 100 mil- lion tons of coal and that the first shaft was sunk Aug. 19, 1927, when the go-ahead was given by C. S. 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 Silks'ione Collieries. Silhslone was the name of a premium coal in Scotland. It was thought to call the town Donald after Mr. Donaldson, bul il was learned the province already had such a town. In ebout 1330, 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 the 38 years it op- erated, several million tons taken from the rich seam. It is just a year since the very successful venture which netted more than towarc the cost of installing a fibre- glass deck on the swimming pool. The total cost of the project was and Uie Lions hope to raise sufficient money to off- set a large portion of the maining debt. Once again, any saleable item will be gratefully accept ed from anyone wishing to do- nate it. Les Handtey of Handley Auction Sen-ice has again gen- erously agreed to donate his services.- Lions members will be can vassing the area, and it is hoped that residents will take this opportunity to do a little early spring denning and fine something for the sale. Hap Bates, Harry CaDioun or Vern Arnold may be contacted, or any Lions member for pick uj of items. Sale time will be at p.m Heated pool CRANBROOK (Special) Extension of the 1970 outdoor heated swimming pDol to its 1972 status of including indoor year-round heated pool at Bal- ment Park is on schedule, with Tutldqy, February 15, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAtD 3 District doings Rev. Gale speaks C'OLTiMAJV (CNP Bureau) Rev. Charles Gale of Blair- more spoke at the Coleman Catholic Women's League monthly meeting. president is IMrs. Molly Strickland. Mr. Gale spoke on the work of the preventive social service and family life agency. He talk- ed about the Head Start pro- gram, counselling and thrill shops operated by the preven- tive social service, and activi- jes with senior citizens. Lunch was served by host- esses Mrs. S. Baruta, A. Bor- Sofie Lepacek and Angie Oven. Next meeting of the CWL will on March 7. Attend parley FOREM 0 S T (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 Buswell, president of the local association. Ken Hodgert of Cajgary 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 (lie 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 ?9- Funds raised by the club will be used in community better- ment projects. Dr. Green Home shows surplus By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CnANBIlOOK Will] the 1971 rate revision now establishing from to ?170 a monlh, 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 Uie year additional- ly. These sums were turned to immediate use in such items as a new stove, laundry drier, color television, commercial toaster and other comforts, and The year's balance sheet stows the plant debt free, and assets in plant at cost less accumulated depreciation transfer to the 1970 deficit. of Affectionate memory of Dr.: Extension would lie possibly Green continues keynote to its I eligible for long-term mortage operating atmosphere for res- if undertaken by a responsible Hattons mark anniversary FORT MACLEOD Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Nation were honor- ed recently for their 25Lh wed- ding anniversary. The open house and dance saw 160 relatives and friends sign the guest book. During (he evening a read- ing, composed by Mrs. Eric Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vornjn Dceoux, Resident Rpp., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 Tllo compIeX] wnich shares dressing rooms, has a comple- tion value of about and is a Cranbrook Projects Society venture. Elementary school checked oil teachin FOREMOST (Special) At the request of Uie school staff, Bow Island Elementary School recently underwent a two day evaluation program conducted by personnel from the Lelli- bridge regional office. The request came from the administration and staff of Hie school. A report is being prepared by t h c 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 COUNTRY NEWS These Are Herald Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. r.ESAR General Delivery GRASSY tAKC MflS. MARY TURNBUIL General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Gen. Del. RAYMOND MRS. DELIA WOOIF Gen. Del. TURIN Mr.. Poulin Juhar Phone 738.4394 Conlact IholB people for your Dfilrtct New- or Classified Adverliling NOBLEFORD (HNS) The February meeting of the No- hleford United Church Women was held recently at the home of Mrs. Clarence D. Boer. Seven women were present. Mrs. Isabella Stoller opened the meeting with the hj-mn and prnycr. Roll call invo'ved material for mission parcel. Mrs. Herman Ilann was in charge of the devotional pe- riod. Mrs. Elmer Erickson gave the treasurer's report. Mrs. E. Borggard read the correspondence From the Foster Parents plan members were 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 Sec- The Displays By E R Custom Furniture Upholstery EXHIBITING Hand-crafted and individually designed furniture for your personal satisfaction. Come talk lo Einil or Anna Oil and tee quality design and workmanship at competitive prices. SPECIAL PRICES ON SHOW PIECES OFF on all orden placad al ihow OTHER EXHIBITOR: Trifles and Treasures Antiques HOUSE OF FINE ART Featuring Original Oil Paintings and Custom Framing Alcock, was heard. It was in- terrupted at strategic points with solo numbers and skits. Mr. and Mrs. Hatlon have lived here all their lives. They have two daughters, Mrs. Den- nis (Wendy) Phiubert and Miss Barbara Hatton. Iron Springs couple honored IRON SPRINGS (HNS) About 150 friends and relatives gathered in the HuntsviJle School auditorium recently to honor Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dickout on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversa- ry- 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 presentaliou being made by J. E. Jorgensen. A family presentation was made by their son, Lynn Dick- out. A buffet supper was served at midnight. WINDOW IS DOOR FORT MACLEOD (Special) McKab, a farmer who lives 12 miles southeast of Fort Macleod, shovelled the snow away from his farmhouse door until there was nowhere to put it. Recently the family resorted to entering and leaving the house via Uie upstairs window. idents, and for its public sup- volunteer agency. Dedicated services of the Home staff, managed by Mrs. Dorothy Colmer, appear to ba a heavy contributor to the com- fort of Uie Home, along the constant volunteer sen-ices of ils house committee. Executive of thr? Sodely which operates the Home was port. The annual membership meeting contemplated exten- sion of its facilities toward li- censing tor advanced care short of extended are stan- dard. This would require more costly staffing, but would con- ilyJllc tinue the care and housing of! unaltered, with members Alex those residents of deteriorat-1 Demhuck, chairman, Ron ing health with hospitalizalion j Bailey, secretary; and other the alternative. I directors Edward Gummc-r, Boarding home licence con-1 Mrs. George Mclnnes, Mrs. dition requires residents to j Sam DeLuca, Mrs. Gordon "meet their own personal care Haskell, Robert Fonte, Henry and those no longer able to do this leave with re- luctance. Mavberry, Mrs. Ted Vincent Dwvncy, Mrs. Dcr.i- chuk and the mayor. 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