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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta February 53, THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID g t.1 Cw Roundup of District News program completed by 13 youths Taxes roll in NOBLEFOKD (SpeciaD-Prepayment of 1972 properly taxes in Ihe village amounted to to Feb. 9 Ratepayers can still cam Ihe seven per cent discount if taxes are paid before Feb. 29. Meet March 8 NOBLEFORD (SpociaD-The date for Ihe annual public meeting for taxpayers interesl-ed in Ihe affairs cf Noble Central School has been confirmed as Wednesday, March 8, al 8 p.m. in the art room of UIP school. County officials will be present. Directors FORT MAC LEOD i Special) Jim Burger, president of the Macleod Savings and Credit Union L'.d., welcomed guests to the annual meeting. Elected directors for 1972 were Jack Griffin, honorary director; Jim Burger, Art Chell, Donald Welbourn, Bob Gunder-son, and Neil committee members arc Ron Favrcau, Herb Emmolt, Blanche Moses, Mrs. Ignatius Fiegcr, Mrs. Violet Davis. Herb Fisher, Angus Rose, Ray Cogdon, Harry llemmaway, John Maddison and Wayne O'Neil. Wl delegate COUTTS (HNS) The Hills-view Woman's Inslilute held its February meeting at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Bianchi with 11 members and one visitor present. Mrs. Jim Garnet was chosen delegate for the WI Conference which will be held at Medians Hat March 21 and 22. As a special project, 10 cents per member will be sent to UNESCO. A plant was sent to Mrs. Ena Bianchi who is still in St. Michael's Hospital, Lethbridge. Eagles meet NATAL (HNS) Michel Aerie No. 1864, Fraternal Order of Eagles, met recently at the home of Paul Chala, Spar-wood, with president John Kundrak in East-West Kootcnay zone conference will be hosted by Crcston Aerie April 22 and Cranbrook Acric c c 1 cbrates (heir aerie hall being fully paid for at a function March 18. 'Ihe Bitterroot Aerie of Hamilton, Mont., is hosting the Northwest Conference in Hamilton, Mont., May 5 and C. Over the years Eagles have made generous contributions to Uie Canadian Cancer Society. Verse, preserves ETZIKOM. (HNS) The Etzikom Community Club held its first meeting this year at the home cf Mrs. Glen (Ivy) Lee with 1 1 members and two guests present. Roll call was a Valentine verse and preserves were handed in for the Pleasant View Lodge at Bow bland with Mrs. Hilmar (Kay) Halverson in charge. Mrs. Sam (Ella) Robinson was the winner of the tea prize. The next meeting will be held March (I at Ihe home of Mrs. Nick (Val) Wiggcll. 25th anniversary BARRH1LL Ma', and Mrs. Art Charlesworth celebrated their 25th anniversary recently at the Barrhill Community Hall. Attending were children Ken Charlesworth and daughter-in-law Eleanor of Calgary; Duane, Marilyn, Lome, Ross, Allan, Eleanor, and Cherri: parents Mr. and Mrs. Art Charlesworth; Mr. and Mrs. George Mueller; Mr. and Mrs. Ron Keith; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Doren; and master of ceremonies Willard Charlesworth of Lethbridge. Attending t h e guest, book were nieces Fay and Diane Chalresworth and .Sheryl Kicth. Harold Rutiedge gave a reading written by W. W. Dalglicsh covering their 25 years of marriage. Jack Irvine presented a purse of money, and Ken Charlesworth presented a banging lamp from all the children. Biggest upsets NATAL (HNS) Two Spar-wood rinks, competing for tho first time in the East Kootenay Mixed Curling playdowns, provided the biggest upsets am: surprises in the playoffs held recently at Cranbrcok. The Doug Morgan rink, comprising members Gail Travis, third, Harvey Travis, second and Sally Travis, lost out in the semi-final to the E. Smith rink of Kimberley, the eventual winner. The Sid Wiwchar rink. Molly Doratty, third, Greg Pruden, second and Lorctta Wiwchar, lead, was also outstanding. Wins trophy STIRLING (HNS) A first-place trophy was presented to 'he Raymond Junior High basketball team for winning Uie recent Stirling Junior High School tournament. Other teams participating were from Magrath, Warner and Stirling. Backs complex NATAL (HNS) Chairman Will McKenzie of the Frescoe Foresters Social Club recently presented to Norm Bakes, chairman of the ways and means society for the new rec-I'cation complex for Sparwood. Funds presented were raised by a Christmas tree (HNS) A presentation ceremony was held at the S p a r w o o d Elementary School recently for successful graduates of the hunter Irain-ing program. Mayor Louis Ungaro presented certificates and badges. He said: "I am happy to have pcr-servered. This is the way to go about hunting, "knowing what it is all about.'' He presented Ihe first certificate to his son Eugene and to 12 other successful graduates of UK lirsl Iraining program. Others ucro live Brocket, Carl Cimslini, Blair Chatter. son, Tloss Travis, Paul lin, Ken Tcmplin, David Nor-Ihey, Stuart Mitchell, Raymond Letasy, Yvan LeJcune, Chris Kaisncr and John Huryn. Those who instructed were Bob Amunson, John Bcswick, Gill Brusl, Ken Craig, Les Ilammctt, Art Jervis, Mike Pascovich, Ron Penner, Bill Savilow and Hugh Tennant. I'ians arc now under way to hold the second course in April. Jack Williams, conservation officer and co-ordinator of a similar training program at I Forme, congratulated them on their line showing. He also spoke on wildlife management and the plight of big gajne. He indicated the snowfall this year of inches compared to an average of 140 incnes has placed Uia animais in trouble. He also outlined Uie feeding program which is now under way. Cedar and Aspen trees are being felled to provide natural toou which can be reached by the animais and in addition both the Sparwood aid Fernie Rod and Gun Clubs have purchased penalized food for the Jig game. He invited the new gradu-ales to participate in the feeding By OKOFF TAGG Special Correspondent FOREMOST Mrs. Lylc Nat i of Manyberries and Mrs George Haugen of Forcmos spoke at a recent meeting o the Hoping Women's Institu c It was held at Uic home e! Mrs Emil Laqua. Nine members and four visi tors were present to hear Mrs Naitrass, AWI constituene} convener report on the AW workshop she recently at tended at Edmonton. Topics dealt with at the conference included Uie provincia office fund; reporting of cial donations to the provincial office; news reports; standing committee reports; and studies outlined for Uie coming year. Suggested topics for study were ones of interest to all, including further studies on the Worth commission on eduea-tiaial planning. Branches will be asked to submit briefs al Uie June conference. Portions of the report on the "status of women" will also come under consideration, especially those parts ccyicerning family life, with special emphasis on day care centres for children, family planning, legal problems, Ca n a d a Pension Plan and family life education. Following Mrs. Nattrass' talk, the meeting was toned over to Mrs. Haugen. She gave a descriptive talk on the making of film plastic flowers. play of various flowers that she had made and the materials needed to construct them. Tlie District 4 conference will be held at Medicine Hat at the Park Lane Motor Hotel March 20-22. Delegates were advised lo make their reservations early. The eonsUtuency conference will be held at Burdett May and June Handicraft exhibits will be judged on the first day with the general business session commencing at a.m. June 1. The March meeting will bo i held at the home of Mrs. Henrv Schcror, with Mrs. Jack Griffith in charge of the handicraft. hear reports March 20 PINCKGR CREEK f Special) The Town of Pincher Creek will held its annual meeting Monday. March 20, in the town hall meeting room. This year it is optional as In whether they hold an annual meeting or not. Councillors felt they would hold a meeting. It is hoped there Ls a good turnout of ratepayers. In the past attendance has been I COAUDALE (HNS) Town council recently announced ap-; poir.tmenls to "the Coaldale li-brary board. Councillor Mrs. Erna Goertzen is council representative. Three year terms: Mrs. Beth Baldry and Mrs. Corny Martens. Two year: R. I. Baker and Mrs. Alan Graham. One year: Harry Hoyano and Charles Bryant, secretary. Mr. Baker has served ai treasurer for many years. Mrs. Graham is the chairman. The next quarterly meeting Ls slated for March. New executive appointments will be de. tided then. one cent has been lost' FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Macleod Savings and Credit Union Ltd. held its annual meeting with R. I. (Roy) Hughson, managing director, telling 300 members and guests the Credit Union Federation is made up of 215 Credit Unions, branch offices and some 45 cooperatives. "When the federal income lax biD was introduced, only credit unions made their voices icard. Because of their mount-ng c a m p a i g n, amendments were he said. He explained the stabilization plan which centralizes Farmers or do tl CLARESHOLM (CP) Like any other backbone, Canada's farmers don't get much attention, but the country couldn't stand without them, says Alien S. Toly, district agriculturalist for Willow Creek municipality. Mr. Toly says farmers are blamed for high food prices, pesticide abuses, feed-lot pollution, lack of safety in machinery operation and unsatisfactory government programs. And, he says, they are lired of II. Farmers have countered a defence of agriculture that made the farmer out to be a superstar with the industry the most productive, efficient and most competitive segment of the economy. "In a time when labor con-slanlly asks more for doing less and the inclination for big business is lo run for shelter from government, agriculture has stood alone as a business which could compete in world markets uhilc making a profit." farmers are asking icy? selves if they just aren't stooges, Mr. Toly says. "Why can't we announce a price increase to cover our increased costs and protect our profit margins and why can't we demand c o s t -o f -fi v i n g clauses in our contract with the Farmers are asking why they must always be 'helping the nation" when other segments of the economy are bettering their own lot at the expense of the country." Of course, he says, there is no answer and farmers always will be fragmented because they remain in agriculture for the love of it, at least that's what they tell each other. "So we are a mixed lot, tired of being scapegoats, unsure we are superstars and half suspecting we have been Mr. Toly says. "The truth is whatever nur problems, we are necessary and have earned the right to assert our importance with pride and resigns as rector PINCHER CREEK (Special) Parishioners of St. John's Church, Pincher Creek, and of St. Aidan's Church, Cowley. have received word Robert lY Griffiths, rector of the two churches, has tendered his resignation to the Bishop of Calgary to be effective June 30. Mr. Griffiths has been accepted as a student in the pro- i gram of graduate studies at the Vancouver School of Theology. The Vancouver school is the j result of the amalgamation of Anglican and the United Church colleges in Vancouver. OK awaited Early approval of the museum buildig as a project under the local incentives program of winter works is anticipated by tile Pincher Creek Historical Society executive. Officers received a telephone call from the department of manpower and immigration, Winnipeg. Federal contribu--tions for labor and payroll costs would amount to more than Residential and rural canvassing for the museum fund will go faster now there has been a break in the weather. The town has been divided in right zones and will bs thoroughly canvassed. and Mrs. Fra honored by 200 i UtON SPRINGS (HNS) -More than 200 friends and relatives gathered in the Hunts-ville Scihool auditorium recently to honor Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kubik on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversary'. Dancing was enjoyed. A program, including jazz dance numlrers by Debbie Hormoth, Anita Juhar, and Terry Kubik icighbors piano selections by Wesley Sorgard. and a reading by Mrs. L. K. Haney, was presented. John Bulva was master of ceremonies. Mr. Bulva presented Mr. and) Mrs. Kubik with a clock and a purse of money on behalf of Uieir friends. The function was convened >y Mrs. J. Bulva, Mrs. M. Wioland and Mrs. N. Returns are guaranteed on all investments made by shareholders. "Not one cent has been lost by any member, nor have they had to wait for their money when they' wanted to withdraw it." Only 10 per cent of Albertans are members; it is hoped provincial advertising will help to ncrease this number. Jn 1971 growth was 13.3 per cent. The membership at Fort Macleod and Claresholm is now 2.234, an increase of 412 in the past year. There are 309 members under the age of 12 people COALDALE (HNS) The LeLbbridge county southern regional recreation board needs the services of 10 or 12 people interested in water safety instruction, arts and crafts, nature lore, camping and related outdoor recreation skills. Interested persons are ro-quested to contact W. D. 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