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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta -Thursday, February 22, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 WOMEN OF THE DISTRICT Diocesan meeting set NEW DAYTON (HNS) - The New Dayton CWL held its annual meeting at the home of Mrs. Cletus Kaupp with seven members and the mew director, Rev. J. O'Reilly on hand. Mrs. Cletus Kaupp heads the new executive, with Mrs. Lawrence Kaupp first vice-president. Mrs. August Kaupp is secretary - treasurer. Donations were made to the Canadian Mental Health Association. The Calgary d i o c e san meeting will be held at Banff April 13 to 15. Members were Invited to attend a regional workshop at Warner Feb. 24. Two members will participate in the World Day of Prayer service at Wrentham. During March members will entertain senior citizens in Raymond. Mrs. August Kaupp will host the March meeting.  Presbyterial NEW DAYTON (HNS) -Mrs. Don Skeith, Mrs. Jim Ross and Mrs. Stewart Skeith attended the annual southern Alberta P r e s b y t e rial UCW meeting at Taber recently. Mrs. Stewart Skeith is vice-president for the coming year. Hunters bag trophies Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association members, from left, Mike Andre-jcsik, John Shendruk and Jim Taylor display the silverware they collected at the recent annual trophy night presentations. Andrejsc'ik holds the plaque he won by selling the most raffle tickets. He also holds Dave Thiessen's Canada Goose trophy. Shendruk was top bird game'hunter and most skilled foe of predators. Taylor topped the pheasant test.. QUICK MOUNT ALTEVERTOR MOUNTS EASILY OH CARS, TRUCKS or TRACTORS Converts 12V to 110V Will operate any brush type motor or 11 Ov heating e'e-ment, will operate welder using up to 3000 watts, with no damage to vehicle, alternator or tools. Lifetime guarantee, a must for all farm, ranch or industrial vehicles. Sold Exclusively at FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327.6070 fWe are in it for values of love, respect for life9 mm Abandoned bitch aided by Croivsnest Pass SPCA PINCHER CREEK (Special) - Recently the governing and advisory boards of St. Vincent's Hospital met the administrator, a member of the medical staff, Roman Catholic bishop of Calgary and his advisors to discuss the future of St. Vincent's Hospital. Sister Gabrielle Fortier, chairman of the governing board, reviewed steps which had led the Sisters, on Dec. 11, 1971, to decide to relinquish ownership and management of St. Vincent's Hospital by July 1, 1973. A shortage of Sisters, particularly of Sisters adequately prepared for active membership on the governing board, prompted the decision. Protests from local residents followed the announcement the Sisters would leave. The bishop was also notified of the decision. Bishop Paul O'Byrne immediately volunteered his help. If the people of Pincher Creek understand' the value of a Christian hospital and wish to retain this character through continuation of a voluntary-type of hospital, the Sisters stated, "We will let our equity stand and will ask the Diocese of Calgary to manage the hospital through a board of trustees made up of local people." The diocese will not take over management of the hospital if this is not what the local people want, stressed Bishop O'Byrne. He added no plans had been made for the formation of a local board of trustees as this would be done by mutual agreement between local people and representatives of the diocese. This local board would have powers with which to act in keeping with the wishes and needs of the PLncher Creek community. Discussions with the minister of health and social development show he has no objection to this change in administration. "If the letters from Pincher Creek received by the bishop and us," said Sister Elen Martin, "Are indicative of what the local people want, we are ready to help them get what they want. But the decision must not be made by any small group: it must be representative of the people. No one is receiving monetary gain in hospital ownership; we are in it for the values of love and respect for life this type of commitment represents." Discussions centred on powers given to the advisory board, the need for new construction and equipment, improvement of communications between boards and medical staff, possibilities for a municipal hospital and the likelihood of a plebiscite to settle issues. It was further stated the provincial government does not particularly want the hospital to change ownership. It was the meeting's consensus that a report of these findings be published for public reaction. If people are satisfied with a voluntary hospital system, plans will immediately be enacted for the July 1, 1973, transfer of management of St. Vincent's Hospital to the Diocese of Calgary, with the Daughters of Jesus retaining ownership. T. V. Hammond, chairman of St. Vincent's Hospital, advisory board, reaffirmed the gratitude of the people toward the Daughters of Jesus for their "long and devc'-d service" to the people. He extended a vote of thanks to all those attending the meeting. COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) - The Crowsnest Pass branch of the SPCA reports an abandoned bitch with five puppies, creating a nuisance in east Coleman, has been destroyed. The bitch was picked up and was found to be suffering from extensive burns. The animal was taken to the Pincher Creek Veterinarian Clinic where after examination it was destroyed. The four puppies have been placed in good homes. Considerable time and effort was expended by members of the SPCA who were informed that the fifth pup was under a ramp leading to a garage. Attempts were made one afternoon to retrieve the pup but were unsuccessful. The next morning a young lad crawled . under the ramp and removed the pup. Distemper shots have been promised for the four pups and spaying for the females. One female is still available and the SPCA offers a $10 voucher towards spaying to the persons who adopts the pup. The SPCA has announced the Crowsnest Pass group consists of members from all Pass towns and all cases are discussed. with active members of all towns before action is taken. The group does not receive any government or municipal funds and members are not paid. The only compensation members receive is for phone calls or for gasoline. Funds are obtained by donations, raffles and special money-making projects undertaken by the membership. Animals that have to be destroyed are taken to the Pincher Creek Veterinarian Clinic at the local group's expense. It is reported that since Jan. 1 the group has placed 30 dogs, five cats, nine gerbils and two monkeys and has had to destroy four dogs and five cats. Belleviie women heads auxiliary BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Mrs. Olive Dingreville of Bellevue was elected president of the Crowsnest Pass Hospital Auxiliary at the recent annual meeting. Officers include past - president Mrs. Lucille McConnell; vice - president Ada Christie; second vice - president Mrs. Anna Williams: treasurer Mrs. Lucille McConnell; secretary Doreen White; showcase convener Anna Williams, and sewing convener Mrs. Doris Turner. Mrs. Doris Turner reported 33 sewing sessions were held with 1,245 pieces mended, 506 article made, 130 potholders, 18 volunteer aprons, 84 miniature animals made and stuffed, and 27 Mother's Day favors made. Mrs. Anna Williams reported the showcase knitting and notions had realized a profit of $358. The annual award, sponsored by the group for the girl enter- ing nursing and having the highest average marks, was presented to Miss Jane Lind-holm. Two bake sales were held during the season with the Blairmore sale realizing $140 and the Bellevue sale $104. Mrs. Doris Turner and Mrs. G. Watson attended the Auxiliary Convention held at Edmonton last November. The auxiliary has extended appreciation and thanks to hospital board for the Christmas party and to the knitters, Mrs. L. L. Morgan, Mrs. H. Harrison, Mrs. K. McDonald, Mrs. N. Goulding, Mrs. S. Bain, Mrs. C Gilbert, Mrs. H. Chamberlin and Mrs. D. Harper who are not members but contribute much to the success of the auxiliary. Thanks has also been extended to Mary Bobrosky and the women at the hospital desk who care for the operation of the show case. DISTR Dog licences COALDALE (HNS) - This year's dog licences are available at the town office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays. The licence fee is $2 for a male dog or spayed female and $5 for all other female dogs. The town dogcatcher is John Reurink. ItllllllllllUlllllllllilllllllllllillltllllllllllUIIEIillia More district pages 15, 16 iiiiiiiiiiiii HOW DOES YOUR INCOME TAX MEASURE UP Were you affected by Valuation Day and Capital Gains? We'll put ourselves _ in your shoes - - and do COMPLETE your tax return. Our ser- ___,_,� vice is quick, convenient RETURNS and inexpensive. Try BLOCK for size!  n 4 a aL.Ct 1171 GUARANTEE i We guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. If we make any errors that cost you any penalty or in� terest, we will pay only that penalty or interest. i Canada's Largest Tax Service With Over 6000 Offices in North America 815 3rd AVE. SO. 314 13th ST. NO. OPEN 9 A.M. - 9 P.M WEEKDAYS, 9  5 SAT. Ph. 327-3712 OPEN TONIGHT - NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY Museum vans contains many exhibits Graceful Claresholm senior Judy Penner shows excellent free-style figures form in a club competition at Claresholm. A member of the Foothills Figure Skating Club, Miss Penner is practising daily for the club's Down Memory Lane Ice Revue. It is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Claresholm Arena. :*x-tt>� RTyour g........................................................... I The IdJibridge Herald 1 Corres in Your Area � BARNWELL I I MRS. WALTER GR1GOR ................. 223-8121 j | BLACKIE I � MRS. JIM MONTGOMERY ......... 684-3380 i! I BOW ISLAND I f MRS. D. ROBERTSON ................... 545-2192 | I MRS. ALICE SCHAUFELE (SP) ............. 545-2127  CARDSTON MRS. NORMA HULL ... CARMANGAY MRS. A. T. SHUMAKER 653-2054 i .............. 643-2129 I Contact these people for your District News  or Classified Advertising fiill!ll!IIIIIIII!II!IIII!IIUI�iil!ll!l�ll!!^ Museum displays of Indian art, Indian history, animals and bones, rocks, minerals, and Eskimo culture will tour the following centres: Magrath Elementary School, Feb. 26 and 27; Raymond Junior High School, Feb. 28 to March 2; Courts School, March 4 and 5; Milk River Recreation centre, March 6 and 7; Warner School, March 8; and Wrentham, March 9. The caravan is operated by Ace Foundation, a private, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide mobile educational and cultural exhibits throughout the province. Festival of music opens Friday MILK RIVER (HNS) - The third annual "Tri-Community Festival of Music" will be held in the Milk River Erie Rivers' High School auditorium Friday and Saturday. Performing under the direction of Ed Staples will be the ERHS concert band, mixed chorus, brass band, wind ensemble and the Tri-Community Chorus. These groups comprise students from Warner, Milk River and Coutts. Guest conductor and clinician this year will be Frank Connell, director of community bands, Moose Jaw, Sask. Of special interest will be the brass clinic which he will conduct at 1 p.m. Saturday. , The public is invited to the solo and ensemble recitals Friday at 3 and 7 p.m., as well as the grand concert to be held Saturday at 8 p.m. Siding 54 by Jerry Pokarney, director of bands at the Leth-bridge Collegiate Institute, especially composed for the Malta, Mont., high school band, will be performed by the concert baud. .Visits to communities arei centred at schools during the academic year, and at fairs, exhibitions and national parks in the summer. The caravan is open during school hours for children, and in the evening and on weekends for the general public. One of the displays is sponsored by Glenbow-Alberta Institute and deals with Plains Indian religious material in a sensitive and undei'standing way. Rivere d g e Foundation sponsors three displays. One is a wildlife exhibit containing over 60 animal and bird specimens from all over the world. Another is a mineralogy collection of almost 500 rocks, crystallized minerals, gem stones, cut and faceted gems and diamond replicas. The third is an art gallery featuring West Coast Indian and Eskimo art. Everyone is invited to see the caravan during its visits. Croivsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore - Phone 562-2149 3 FOREMOST LIONS CLUB Charity and Consignment Auction Saturday, February 24, 1973 1 p.m. - Foremost Community Hall Sale will include: 30' Graham Home plow; dual hitch one wheel camping trailer; grain auger; hardware items; 2 door upright fridge; fridges, stoves, gas dryer; antique license plates-1917, 1968; antique churn? Model T tools; chesterfield chairs; baking items; Case model VA row crop tractor; new saddle tank (30 gal. capacity); 10 speed bike; 1 pair gate hinges; household items; books, novelties; 7 h.p. motor and many other valuable items. HANDLEY AUCTION SERVICES COALDALE, ALBERTA r SPECIAL! >RY 23rd AND 24th ifhVs! 'BIG brazier. French Files 'Milk Slicks Wait 'til you taste how good chorbrolled beef is when it's done the Brazier way! Big Brczier pecks Vt lb. of beef into a jumbo toasted sesame seed bun. And you get our Scrumpdillyishus trench fries and o Milk Shake. Treat the whole family ond savel Dairi| Queen MDlO'D I'Oi Uk.X TO ADOPT A fAMIlf, MP WiL�oM Just FceTOfJlbHT' brazier. 'LET'S ALL 60 TO DAIR.Y QUEEN* NORTH STORE LOCATION ONLY! 516 13th Street N. Phone 327-4855 � Reg. U S Pat Oft Am. D. Q. Corp. c 1973 Am D. Q. Corp. ;