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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, February IS, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD - 3 COALDALE (HNS) - The Barons - Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre - school clinics: ENCHANT: Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the health unit office, in ths administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Feb. 22, in the health unit office in the town office building (upstairs) from 10 a,m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Feb. 22, in the health unit office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 1 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. BARONS: Friday, Feb. 23, in the school from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. For social service appointments telephone: Coaldale 345-3388; or Taber 23-3911. The medical officer of health urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against tooth decay and contagious disease. Information on venereal disease, a mounting health problem, is fully confidential and readily avaiabe. FURNITURE ARRIVES COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale Community H o s pital has received the furniture for the waiting room. It was purchased by the women's auxiliary. Passwords Zoning bylaw hearing set QUICK MOUNT ALTEVERT0R MOUNTS EASILY ON CARS, TRUCKS or TRACTORS Converts 12V to 110V Will operate any brush type motor or llOv heating e'e-ment, will operate welder using up to 3000 watts, with no damage to vehicle, alter-nator or tools. Lifetime guarantee, a must for all farm, ranch or industrial vehicles. Sold Exclusively at FAIRFIELD fi APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-6070 NATAL (HNS) - The courtroom in t hh e municipal office building will be available for a public hearing Feb. 22 on a zoning bylaw amendment. The amendment covers-zoning established for the upper Elk Valley. The District of Sparwood council recently accepted a proposal by Aid. Reg Taylor to maintain a stairway down a bank where school pupils enter on to Red Cedar Drive. Council favored requesting the school board to complete the fencing of its property as they have done on Pine Ave, and Blue Spruce Crescent sides of the property. Aid. Taylor- enquired about the contract for completion of Centennial Square. The municipal clerk informed him and council that the planting of shrubbery in the square was not a part of the contract for development of the square and that the project had been turned over to John Dyck, staff environmentalist at Kaiser Resources Ltd. Funds for the completion of the square are being supplemented by a federal gov- ernment grant under the Local Improvements Program. Council agreed to open the office for the sale of licence plates on the last Saturday of February. This year the last Saturday is Feb.-24, four days before the final day for purchasing new licence plates. As in past years, council authorized the Saturday opening as a convenience for those who cannot normally get into the office during a week-day. A letter was received from Elk Valley Air requesting council's endorsement for that firm's application for a specific point scheduled service for passengers, mail and freight to a number of centres in Canada and in the United States. The points to be serviced are points where inter-airline transfers can be made. These include Cranbrook. Calgary and Spokane, Wash. As a result of a meeting with the regional health officer, Dr. J. M. Hopper, council approved sin amendment bylaw for standards for industrial air pollution. The new standards are more stringent than those set out in the previous bylaw. 'Pass citizens name committee COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) -A grievance committee for Crowsnest Pass senior citizens was formed at a recent meeting. Elected were Scotty Robson for Bellevue, Arthur Decoux for Blairmore, and Steve Penney for Coleman. Co-ordinator John Holyk and a s s i s tant co-ordinators from 'Pass towns reported on local initiative work. Senior citizens are able to have work done around their homes. Tins project is for senior cit-. izens who are 65 years of age and older. Credit union meeting Friday BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - The Blairmore Savings and Credit Union Ltd. will hold its annual meeting in the Credit Union Hall at 8 p.m. Friday. Following reports, an evening of bingo � will be enjoyed and lunch will be served. Milk River women aid hospital By META PETERSON Special Correspondent MILK RIVER - The efforts of a hospital auxiliary, backed by members of the community, provide a tremendous boost to any hospital.. The Border Counties General Hospital Auxiliary was organized March 25, 1965. Mrs. Jessie Snow presided at a meeting then of 10 women. Mrs. Jo Betty Tomfohr was acting secretary. The first officers were Jessie Snow of Milk River, president; Marie Lagler of Warner, 1st vice - president; Christine Thompson of Coutts, 2nd vice-president; Jo Betty Tomfohr of Milk River, recording secretary; Doreen Wilkie of Milk River, correspond i n g secre-atry; and Eunice Tomfohr of Milk River, treasurer. There were 47 charter members. The women still meet on ths fourth Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. in the hospital staff dining room. Members helped the hospital with the first "hospital disaster" drill May 19, 1965, and these drills are held regularly. Members began the hospital tuck cart service in May, 1965. Stock and bookkeeping is handled by Frances Hagg. "About this time also we began sewing draw sheets, towels, pyjamas, diapers, for use in the hospital," says Mrs. Snow. The group has handled dona-: tions to provide the Lethbridge Herald for the patients, since its inception. It has had outside organizations provide tray favors on special days tlirough-out each year. In January, 1967, it began the practice of presenting gifts to the first baby born in the hospital in the new year. These gifts are solicited from the business people of Milk River, Warner and Coutts. The auxiliary presents an engraved cup. It also began serving the banquet for the hospital staff Christmas party in December, 1966. Win pay hikes CLARESHOLM (HNS) -Normal salary increases for 18 town employees have been granted, ranging from six to 10 per cent but the steady increase in the over-all assessment value of new housing is expected to equalize the books Two sides to this story, Some people insist that Double Distilled is a robust whisky. It is. But first and foremost it's a smooth whisky. They also insist that it comes in an expensive-looking bottle. It does. But at an inexpensive price. Other people insist that Double Distilled is a smooth whisky. It is. But.fifst and foremost it's a robust whisky. They too insist that it comes in an expensive-looking bottle. Which it does. But at an inexpensive price. r- DOUBLE DISTILLS DOUBLE DISTILLED The Smooth Whisky. DOUBLE DISTILLED The Robust Whisky. Hcwdy! Western illustrator and 1'ine artisc Gerald Tailfeathers o f Standoff marked his birthday yesterday. He must be approaching 39 by now. Or is it 47? Can't remember. Tailfeathers is the best western painter in Can ada. His Jiext .Canada postage stamp, a painting of an Al-gonkian woman, should be out soon. His first stamp was Chicken Dancer and it has proved to be very popular among collectors. It won fourth place in a recent poll. He has also done a stamp on the Iroquois. Speaking of stamps, if any of our. readers in the U.S. have any of those Tom Sawyer stamps to spare, Pct-Luc-k would sure like to get one or two. This stamp is a beauty. It features a painting by Norman Rockwell depicting Tom Sawyer in the .tamous fence whitewashing scene. The stamp reproducing-Cornelius Krieghoff's paint-, ing, The Blacksmith's Shop, placed first by a wide mar gin in the 1972 Canadian. Stamp Popularity Poll con-, ducted by stamp columnist Tim Sliecly of the Red Deer Advocate. Stamps whose designs were reproductions of paintings or reflected native people's culture were favored in the poll. The Indians of the Plains issue of July 6 recorded second and third place, with the Artifacts and the Bnffalo Chase stamps, respectively. lllllllllUIIUIIIIIIIIilllll The second place Artifacts stamp was from a photograph by Ray Webber and its companion, Buffalo .Chase, was from a painting by artist George Catlin. Fourth place was recorded-by the Indian Ceremonial Dress stamp designed by Tailfeathers. Mr. Tailfeathers is a Blood Indian, a member of the great Blackfoot-speaking nation which was famous as warriors and buffalo hunters. Happy birthday, old bristle brush. , The Figure Skating Stamp nosed out by four voles the Indian Graphic Symbolism stamp to place fifth. Results of the fifth annual Red Deer Advocate poll continue a "painting" trend started three years ago, noted ohcedy. He pointed out that a'.';.i-.'. Arthuur Wismer's Isles of �j>rucc was tops in 1970 \\v"e Prul Kane's firming, Indian Encampment on Lake Huron, was first in 1971. For Pot - Luck's money, Krieghoff's painting of The Blacksmith's Shop is a masterpiece, as everyone knows. It marked the 1'OOth anniversary of the artist's death and was released Nov. 29,-1972. The post office printed 28 million stamps of this commemorative. If yc'J hurry clown to the post office you might get one. I hear there are a few left. And a special good night to the people who put out Linn's Stamp News. It's $6 for 52 issues. Sidney, Ohio, 45365. lilPilllilllllllllll.....1......luiiiiiiiiini......iiiiinu'iiiiiiuinm More tlistrict pages 12, 22 ill Women aid hospital Mrs. Mike Balycky, president of the Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary, presents $639 1o hospital administrator Frank Wiens. The women help buy obstetrical equipment, waiting room furniture, a heart machine, TV tables, and also sew drapes for the hospital. The cheque was presented at a recent meeting of the auxiliary. ..........q | The lethbridge Herald | I Correspondent in Your Area | 1 PICTURE BUTTE | j S. P. JOHNSON ...................... 732-4449 | I PINCHER CREEK I | MRS. ED LUNN ........................ 627-3257 | | RAYMOND 1 I MRS. DELIA WOOLF ................... 752-3054 | I MASINASIN 1 1 MRS. FRED MUELLER................... 647-2463 | | SHAUGHNESSY | p MRS. ALICE E. WADE................... 327-9661 j 1 SPRING COULEE | | MRS. RON HANSEN ................... 758-6662 | 1 STAVELY I | MRS. 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