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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta News Hunter-training program completed by 13 youths Wednsirlny, February 73, 1772 THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID S Mrs. Nattrass Taxes roll in NOBLEFOItD (Spcciall-Prepayment of 1972 properly (.axes in Ilic village amounted to lo Feb. 9 Ratepayers can still cam the i seven per cent discount if taxes are paid before Feb. 29. Meet March 8 NOELEFORD The date for the annual public meeting Tor taxpayers interested ill tlie affairs cf Noble Centra] School has Iwen confirmed as Wednesday, March 8, at B p.m. in the art room of the school. County officials will be present. Directors FORT MACLEOD i Special) Jim Burger, president of the Maclcod Savings and Credil Union LU1., welcomed guests IP the annual inceling. Elected directors for 1972 were Jack Griffin, honorary director; Jim Burger, Art Chell, Donald Vv'elbuurn. Bob Guiulor-son, and Neil .Supervisory committee members arc Hon Favrcou, Herb 1'jnmott, lilanche Moses, Mrs. Ignatius Fiegcr, Mrs. Violet Davis, Herb Fisher, AnR'is Rose, Kay Cogdon, Harry llcmmaway, John and Wayne O'Ncil. Wl delegate COII'ITS (ILNS) The Hills-view Woman's laslilule held ils February meeting at 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 Medicinu Hat March 21 and 22. As a special project, 10 cents per member will be sent lo UNESCO. A plant was sent to Mrs. Ena Bianchi vim is still m F.L Michael's Hospital, Lethbridgc. Eagles meet NATAL (HNS) Michel Aerie No. 18M, Fraternal Order of Ecgles, met recently at the home of Paul Chala, Spar-wood, with president John Kunclrak in East-West Kootcnay conference will be hc.ilrd by Creston Aerie April 'i'i and Cranbrook Aerie c e 1 cbrales Iheir aerie hall being fully paid for at a function March 18. The. Bitterroot Aerie o[ Hamilton, Mont., is hosting the Northwest Conference in Hamilton. Mont., May 5 and C. Over the years have made generous contributions lo the Canadian Cancer Society. Verse, preserves ETZIKOM. (HNS) The Etzikom Community Club held ils first meeting this year at the home cf Mrs. Glen (Ivy) Lee with 11 members and two present. Roll call was a Valentine verse and preserves were handed in for tlic Pleasant View Lodge at Bow bland with Mrs. Hilmar (Kay) Halverson in charge. Mvs. Sam (Ella) Robinson was the winner of the lea prize. The next meeting will be held March (1 at Ihe home of Mrs. Kick (Val) Wiggcll. 25th anniversary BAllRHILL Mi-, and Mrs. A r t Charlesworth celebrated their 25th anniversary recently at Ihe BarrhiU 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 Ijelhbridge. Attending t h e guc.st book were nieces Fay and Diane and Khcryl Kictli. Harold Rutietlge gave a reading written by W. Dalglicsl) covering tlicir 2j years of marriage. Jack Irvine presented a purse of money, and Ken Charlesworlh presented a hanging Inmp from all the children. Biggest upsets NATAL (IfNS) Two Spar-wood rinks, competing for tho first time in the Kast Kootenay Mixed Curling playdowns, provided the biggest upsets and surprises in [he playoffs held recently at Cranbrcok. The Doug Morgan rink, comprising members Gail Travis, third. Harvey Travis, second and Sr.lly Travis, lost out in the semi-final lo the E. Smith rink of Kimberley, the eventual winner. The Sid Wiwchar rink, Holly Dor-ally, third, Grog Prudcn, Eecond and Lorctta Wiwchar, lead, was also outstanding. Wins trophy STIRLING (HNS) A first-place trophy was presented to 'he Raymond Junior High basketball team tor winning tire recent Stirling Junior High School tournament. Other teams participating were from Magralh, Warner and Stirling. Backs (1INS) A presentation ceremony was hold at the S p a r w o o d Elementary School recently for successful graduates of the hunter (raining program. Mayor Louis Ungaro presented certificates and badges, lie said: "I am happy lo have pcr.sciTered. This is the way to go hunling, "knowing what it is til about.'' He presented Ihe first certificate to his son Eugene and lo 12 oilier successful graduates of the lirst training program. Others wcru Uve Brcckcl. Carl Cinuluii, Ulair Challer-t-.ua, lloss Travis, Paul Tcmp-lin, Ken Templin, David Nor-Ihcy, Stucit Mitchell, Raymond Lctaay, Yvan LeJeune, Chris Kaisner and John IJuryn. Those who instructed were Hob Amunson, John Beswick, Gill Bruit, Ken Craig, Les Hammctl, Art Jerris, Mike Pascovich, Ron Peimer, Bill Kavilow and Hugh Tennant. I'lans arc now under way to hold the second course in April. Jack Williams, conscrvaiion officer and co-ordinator of a similar training program at Fcrnie, congratulated them on Llieir line showing. He also spoke on wildlife management and the plight of big game. He indicated the snowlall this year of HOC inches compared to an average of 140 incnes has placed the animais in trouble. He also outlined the feeding program which is now under way. Cedar and Aspen trees are being felled to provide natural loou which can be reached by the animals and in addition both the Sparwood aid Fernie Rod and Gun Clubs have purchased pellatized food for the big game. He invilfid the new graduates lo participate in Ihe feeding B Hy (M-JOFF T-UJO Ciirrn.sjKPiidcnl rOHEMOST Mrs. Lylc Nat-Ira.-o of Manybcrries and Mrs. llaugcn of Foremost spoke at a rccenl meeting of the Hoping Women's Insl.ilnlc. II was held at Uic home of Mrs. Emil Laqua. Xinc members and four visi-lor.s were present lo hear Mrs. Nailrass, AWI constituency convener report on the AWI workshop she recently attended al Edmonton. Topics dealt with al Ihe con-fc-rciic-c included (be provincial office fund; reporting of special donations lo tlic provincial office; news reports; standing committee reports; and studies oullined for Ihe coining year. Suggested topics for study were ones of interest lo all, including further studies on the V.'orlh commXsion on planning. Branches will be asked to submit briefs al the June conference. Portions of the report on the ''status of women" will also come under consideration, especially those parts ctncerning 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 turned over lo Mrs. Haugen. She gave a descriptive talk on tlie making of film plastic flowers. She brought with her a display 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 211-22. Delegates wci-c advised lo make their reservations early. The conslitucnov conference will be held at Bu'rdctl May and June 1. Handicraft exhibits will be judged on the first day wild the general business session commencing at a.m. June 1. The March meeting will held at Ihe home of Mrs. Henry Soberer, with Mrs. Jack Griffith in charge of the handicraft. hear reports March 20 PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Town of Pinclier 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 is a good turnout of ratepayers. In the past 2 [tendance has been Aboard filled COALDALE (HNS) Town council recently announced ap-poir.lmcnls to the Coaldale library board. Councillor Mrs. Erna G-ocrfzcn is council represcnU-live Three year terms: Mrs. Beth Baldry and Mrs. Corny Martens. Two year: U. I. Baker find Mrs. Alan Graham. One year: Harry Hoyano and Charles Bryant, secretary. Mr. Raker has served as treasurer for many years. Mrs. Graham is tho chairman. The next quarterly meeting is slaled for March. New executive appointments will be cided Ihen. one ceiil 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 bill was introduced, only credit unions made their voices heard. Because of their mounting campaign, amendments were made." he said. He explained the stabiliiation plan which centralizes reserves. 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 wlicQ they wanted w withdraw it." Only 10 per cent of Albertans are members; it is hoped provincial advertising will help to increase this number. In 1971 growlh was 13.3 per cent. The membership at Fort Macleod and Claresholm is now 2.251, au increase of 412 in the past year. There are 309 members under the age of Farmers or do tl i CLARESHOLM (CP) Like any other backbone, Canada's farmers don't get much attention, but the country couldn't stand without them, says Allen S. Toly, district agriculturalist for Willow Creek municipality. Mr. Toly says farmers are blamed for high food prices, pesticide abuses, (ecd-lol pollution, lack of safety in machinery operation and unsatisfactory government programs. And, lie says, they are tired of It. Farmers have countered v.'itli a defence of agriculture that made the farmer out lo be a superstar with the industry the most productive, efficient and most competitive segment of the economy. "In a lime when labor constantly asks more for doing less and the inclination for big business is lo run for shelter from government, agriculture h s slood alone as a business which could compete in svnvH markets while making a profil." 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 in-creased costs and protect our profit margins and why can't wo demand eosl -of -living clauses in our contract with Hie Farmers are asking why Ihey 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 Irulb is whatever nur problems, we arc necessary and have earned the right to assert our importance with pride and dignity. (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 recreation complex for Sparwoorl. Funds presented were raised by a Christmas tree resigns as rector PINCHER CREEK (Special) Parishioners of St. John's Church, Pincher Creek, and of St. Aidan's Church. Con-ley. have received word Robert R. Griffilhs, rector of the two churches, has tendered his resignation to the Bishop of Calgary lo be effective June 30 Mr. Griffiths has been accepted as a student in the program of graduate studies at the Vancouver School of Theology. The Vancouver school is tlic result of the amalgamation of the Anglican and the I'nilod Church colleges in OK a waited riXCUER CR.F.EK ami Mrs. Fn honored 200 i IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -More than 200 friends and relatives gathered in the Hunls-ville School auditorium recently to honor Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kubik on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversary. Dancing was enjoyed. A program, including jau dance by Debbie Hormoth, Anita Juhar, and Terry Kubik leiglibors piano selections by W c s 1 c y Sorgard. and a reading by Mrs. L. K. Hancy, was presented, John Bulva was master of ceremonies. Mr. Bulva presented Mr. Mrs. Kubik with a clock awl a purse of money on behalf of their friends. The? function was convened by Mrs. ,1. Bulva, Mrs. M. Wicland and Mrs. N. building as a project under the local incentives program of winter works is anticipated by UK Pincher Creek Historical Society executive. Officers received a telephone call from tlie dcpartmenl of manpower and immigration, Winnipeg. Federal contribu-.tions for labor and payroll cosls would amount lo more than Residential and rural canvassing for the museum fund will go faster now there has been R break in the weather. The. Iflwn has been divided in right zones and will tw thoroughly canvassed. 12 people COALDALE (tINSi Lelhbridge county southern regional recreation board needs the services of 10 or 12 people interested in water safety instruction, arts and crafls. na-lure lore, camping and related outdoor recreation skills. Interested persons arc requested lo contact W. D. Geldert, recrealion director, at the Coaldalc recreation office, 345-3746, or his residence, Broadleaftobacco- the richest, mellowest tobacco under the sun! ;