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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SB - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ~ Saturday, February 24, 1973 Church welfare programs are the central theme of the quarterly Lethbridge Latter-day Saints Stake conference being held here this weekend. President Rulon G. Craven from Orem, Utah, a regional representative of the Council of the Twelve Apostles, will ad-dress conference sessions. Meetings are being held in the stake house, corner of 28th Street S. and Scenic Drive. The main session of the conference, 10 a.m. Sunday morning, is open to the public. Stake president Bryce Stringham extern/} an invitation to any interested person wishing to attend. General authorities of the church called for a renewed emphasis on welfare work in 1936 during the depression years, Lethbridge high councilman H. Melvin Jubber explained tliis week. A general welfare committee was organized to assist in coordinating and superivsing the labors of established church organizations in their large and THE LIQUOR LICENSING ACT (PART 3) (Section 90 (4)0 NOTICE OF HEARING OF LIQUOR APPLICATION The following notice is published in accordance with the provisions of The Liquor Licensing Act: 1. The area comprising The' Hamlet of SHAUGHNESSY, boundaries being all of that area lying within sections 13 to 15, 22 to 27, 34 to 36, inclusive, range 22 and sections 17 to 20, 29 to 32, inclusive, range 21, township 10; also sections 1 to 3 inclusive, range 22, and sections 5, 6, range 21, township H. All west of the 4th meridian, has been designated as a local option  area for the purposes of the above Act. 2. The twenty-eighth day of March, 1973, has been set as the date upon which the Board will consider applications for licenses under ihe abovs Act, unless prior to that date the Board has received a petition signed by 500 electors of the above described local option area or 10 per cent of the number of persons named on the latest lists of electors for an election of a member or members to the Legislative Assembly from the area comprising the local option area, whichever is the lesser number, requesting that the lieutenant Governor in Council submit to a vote of the electors of the local option area a question in respect of the class of license applied for. Dated at Edmonton, this fifth day of February, 1973 A. D. ELLIOTT Chairman THE ALBERTA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD Petitions requesting a plebiscite vote must be on the official petition forms which may be obtained from The Alberta Liquor Control Board, 12360 142 Street, Edmonton, T5J 2R4, together with instructions for the submission of a petition. NOTE: meet important welfare operation, Mr. Jubber said. "The primary purpose of the LDS welfare plan is to set up a system under which the curse of idleness would be done away with, the evils of a dole abolished, and independence, industry, thrift .and self-respect established among Mormon- people," Mr. Jubber said. Helping people help themselves, the LDS church dispenses material needs to members experiencihg distress. "This is not done as dole, but in recognition of faithful service in the past and present willingness to labor in the program to the extent of one's ability." Mr. Jubber said. - Mr. Craven is expected to stimulate further welfare discussion at the conference. The Lethbridge Stake comprises six wards and one branch in the city and wards at Champion, Claresholm, Coal-dale, Diamond City, Fort Mac-leod. Picture Butte, Pincher Creek and a branch in the Crowsnest Pass. Church leaders anticipate about 2,000 people will attend the conference. Ziik ouster sought in Peace River SPIRIT RIVER (CP) - A movement to oust Rev. Michael Zuk as minister of the United Church in this Peace River community will be handled through regular cy'ai-ch channels, Rev. John Lea of Fair-view said this week. Mr. Zuk has created controversy through his involvement in local, provincial and federal politics. HAT I ON A L HOMES LIMITED Building a better home means adding more than just what the standards require! That's why National builds into home components the extras that mean a lot when it becomes your home. Full half-inch plywood roof sheathing over engineered roof trusses . . . most manufacturers use % ply. 1%-inch kiln-dried sealed cedar fascia . . . compare this with the 1x6 material used by others. National's % ply wall sheathing is heavier than many competitors' . . . the differences go on and on . . . over fifty points and features that National homes offer. Ask the National men to spell them out to you before you make the all-important decision on your future home. MORTGAGE FUNDS AVAILABLE INCLUDING ACREAGE AND RURAL AREAS. National's catalogues list over 60 home designs for choice . . . two, three and more bedroom models to suit most any building site and family budget. Investigate now ... be ready to build in the spring. ALBERTA SALES DIVISION: NATIONAL ENGINEERED STRUCTURES CO. LTD. MAIL THIS COUPON  NATIONAL HOMES LIMITED | Box 245, ABBOTSFORD, B.C. Please send me more information and details I of National manufactured component homes. ' NAME ............................. 1 ADDRESS PHONE LH White spots The white patches on this Cologne Cathedral statuette illustrate chemical corrosion of the buiding. Polluted city atmosphere is turning the solid sandstone into powdery white gypsum. Chemicals attack Cologne Cathedral COLOGNE, West Germany (AP) -The air raids of the Second World 'War did almost nothing to the Cologne Cathedral, but air itself is threatening to bring down the 745-year-old building. Chemicals in Cologne's atmosphere are eating away at the cathedral at a rate likely to weaken its stability and endanger some of the million tourists it draws every year. Unless the money available for restoration is doubled to $1 million a year, officials say, the building may^start collapsing 20 years from now. The cathedral's 51G-foot twin Family plan centres urged for Catholics TORONTO (CP) - Establishment of Roman Catholic family planning centres across Canada "to provide complete factual information on various methods of fertility control" has been suggested by a committee of the National Catholic Council of Social Services. The report of the Atlantic Committee on Family Planning also urged Catholic bishops "to take an active part in the setting up of family planning centres in their own dioceses." The proposed centres would be aimed at eliminating confusion among conscientious Catholics. . They would follow Pope Paul's encyclical against the "pill" and mechanical means of contraception. But they would advise on the "rhythm method" and such newer techniques as one which involves a woman in regular temperature readings during the month. The report also suggests establishment of committees to study problems of abortion. The report is being circulated to members of the NCCSS for study and may be considered by the Canadian Catholic Conference of Bishops in May. PLUS TAX SAVINGS BUILD YOUR OWN TAX SHELTER AVOID PAYING INCOME TAX ACCUMULATE A FUND FOP RETIREMENT EARN HIGH INTEREST ON Y0UP SAVINGS LI D ALL YOUR DEPOSITS WORK FOR YOU r,'D* NO ADMINISTRATION CHARGES HURRY "~ Open a registered retirement savings plan before the Feb. 28th deadline for the 1972 tax year. Anyone with on earned income can enjoy these benefits. fm FARMERS & MERCHANTS TRUST frn �� 309 7th Street South ' itxurir.inr.f- ~. -- � LETHBRIDGE Phone 328-5548 spires, breathtaking laceworks of pierced stone, soared loftily intact over a vast field of rubble after heavy wartime bombing flattened the heart of Cologne. Fourteen direct hits by explosives and numerous incendiary bombs left some scars on the intricately ornamented turrets, flying buttresses, stained-glass windows and thousands of statues, figurines and gargoyles which make the cathedral one of Europe's architectural marvels. But the building's sturdy basic construction enabled it to survive otherwise unharmed. Now industries around the edges of the city pour smoke, gas and chemicals into the atmosphere. Much of the cathedral was built of sandstone. A chemical process is turning this by degrees into powdery plaster of paris. The spreading white blight has affected one-third of the cathedral's surface. It has rotted away carved features of gargoyles and statues, loosened stones and even attacked the slim flying buttresses-the main stress-bearing elements which shore up the thin walls against the colossal weight of the iron roof. MFMI names executive Executive officers for the Lethbridge council of Men for Missions International were announced here this week. Officers are Norm Heebner, president; Allan Collins, vice-president; Emil Hartung, secretary-treasurer. Monthly meetings are planned to further introduce practical roles Christian men can play in support of overseas missionary work. "Anyone interested in a practical, interdenominational approach to missions is welcome to attend MFMI meetings," Mr. Heebner said. The next MFMI meeting has been scheduled for March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the El Rancho Motor Hotel. Key 73 flame burns low in Lethbridge By NOEL BUCHANAN Herald Staff Writer If you are looking for a word from the Lord, it might be quicker to bypass the Key 73 troops marshalling in Lethbridge. Although billed as a yearlong, interdenominational evangelism thrust designed to "call our continent to Christ," the troops in Jesus' army in Southern Alberta appear to be warring more with one another tlian with the devil. Spearheading Key 73, according to widely advertised re- ports, is the placement of scripture portions in every North American home. Canadian and American Bible societies have published a Key 7,". paperback entitled, Touched by the Fire. The book is a modem translation of two New Testament records, the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. Two months closer to eternity, area residents are still pondering when local Christiams will appear on the doorstep. If anyone is in a hurry to settle eternal questions, , they may find it quicker to visit the Lat- 'Jews plan for Jesus' troubles United Church TORONTO - Christian evangelism of Jews has caused deep concern to the United Church of Canada, a. denomination participating in the Key 73 program. "We view with deep concern the fact that some literature produced for Key 73 has suggested this is an opportunity to 'present the Messiah to your Jewish friends' and to win 'Jews for Jesus'," said a statement issued recently by the United Church general council executive. The statement was presented by Rev. W. Clarke MacDonald, deputy secretary of the division of mission in Canada. He explained that recent statements by some rabbis and United Church ministers indicated they felt there was an "anti- Army plans to ;fish for men^ Ever since Jesus instructed His followers to be "fishers of m e n," Christian evangelism has experienced ups and downs. Key 73 programs are striving for an upward swing in Christian outreach. Pastors are being reminded they are fishermen, not keepers of an aquarium. Laymen are being urged to share Christ with at least one other person during this year. Major Joan Pierce of Lethbridge Citadel reports Salvation Army soldiers will mobilize for "doorstep witness" this fall. "As part of a nationwide Salvation Army effort distinct from Bible distribution, we plan to go door - to - door," Major Pierce said. Salvationists. plan to present a Gospel message and to invite people to attend church regularly during these house caEs. Young people attending the Church of the Nazarene are conducting a fund raising campaign as part of Key 73. The money they raise will go toward purchase of a third bus for transporting children to and from Sunday school. An adult donor has pledged he will match, dollar for dollar, all funds obtained. Pentecostal Christians are considering distribution of a special evangelistic issue of their denominational magazine. Testimonies of a football player, bus driver and several young Canadians are included. "Extra copies have been ordered and will be used by Lethbridge Pentecostals in personal witness during the year," said Rev. Milton Israelson, city minister. Praying Arabs urged to avenge 'slaughter' CAIRO (AP) - Arabs were urged at special prayers in mosques today to avenge the "slaughter" of the victims of the Libyan airliner downed by Israel. Broadcast on the state-run radio and television, the prayers were offered for the victims as their bodies were ferried across the Suez Canal at Ismailia. Sheikh Ahmed Sherabasy, leading prayers at one mosque, said: "Let us all wash our disgrace by avenging the death of our martyrs. . . . "Let us wake up and unite to save the lives of Moslems and Arabs. Without such unity our existence is threatened." President Anwar Sadat scheduled meetings with the country's Supreme War Council Saturday and parliament leaders Sunday. A presidential spokesman described the meetings as "impor- tant," but did not elaborate. The meetings coincide with the visit to Washington of Sadat's national security adviser, Hafex Ismail, for talks on the prospects of new peacemaking efforts in the Middle East. Israel jet fighters forced the Libyan airliner down in the Sinai desert Wednesday, with the less of 106 lives. Semitic bias" in the North American Key 73 document used as a handbook for organizers. "We take exception to the implications of these statements, and point out that we are aware, theologically, this is not the only place many United Church people would find parts of this document less than compatible with present United Church belief and practice." The church council said it will continue to support those aspects of Key 73 which declare the good news of God'd love for all people, and to encourage their response as persons without violation of their own integrity. ter-day Saints stake house or quiz a Watchtower salesman. Lethbridge M i n isterial Association reports Key 73 programs are still in committee discussion here. "Whenever there is money to be spent such as on the Bible distribution project, our men have to be careful," Rev. Harold Jost, ministerial president said. Early March should see completion' of Lethbridge distribution plans, Rev. Keith Churchill, ministerial secretary - treasurer reports. "It is just a case of arranging finances from participating churches, and mapping out which congregation will distribute where across the city," Mr. Churchill said. Bethel Baptist minister, Rev. Norman Carlson questions Bible distribution. "I'd like to know what kind of follow-up is planned. If we are just giving out books, I don't think it is the wisest investment," he said. For some, the message carried under the Key 73 banner has given concern. At least two denominations have expressed reservations because they detect an ecumenical tone to the program. Reaction to these ecumenical cautions surfaced quite strongly at a Key 73 rally in January, g "There are some people who claim they are the redeemed," said Rev. Albert Baldeo, Coal-dale United minister. "When these people hear the United Church and Catholic people are involved in Key 73, they say no way will they participate. I think we need to start by examining the denominational barriers that divide us." BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH iNorth American Baptist General Conference) 329 19 Street North Pastor: MANFRED TAUBENSEE - Phone 328-2045 9:45 p.m.-Sunday School (German and English Classes) 11:00 a.m.-German Worship Service 7:00 p.m.-CHRISTIAN SERVICE BRIGADE PROGRAM Parents of our boys are especially invited- Everyone is welcome. THE SALVATION ARMY 1302 4th Avenue S. Corps Officers - MAJORS - THELMA M. CORNEY, JOAN M. PIERCE 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Family Worship 7:00 p.m.-Evening Worship Service 7:30 p.m.-Thursday-Bible study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME N0RBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH The Evangelical Church In Canada T402 8 Ave. N. PASTOR: V. SCHORR 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship Service Communion Service (Nursery Provided) 7:00 p.m.-^Evening Service EVERYONE COKLUALLY WELCOME. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE 12th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive PASTOR-REV. H. J. JOST-Phon� 327-6113 10:00 a.m.-THE SUNDAY SCHOOL HOUR 11:00 a.m.-THE WORSHIP SERVICE Communion Service 7:00 p.m.-THE SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE Rev. H. J. Westman 'A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL" St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South MINISTER-THE REVEREND I. D. HANKINSON, B.A. ORGANIST-MR. W. VANDERKOOY 11:00 a.m.-''DEMONSTRATING OUR CHRISTIAN FREEDOM" 7:00 p.m.-"GOD'S WAY WITH MEN" ' CHURCH SCHOOL: All classes from nursery to adult at 10:00 a.m. Nursery and kindergarten during church hour also. 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEt GOLDSMITH MINISTER 10:00-FAMILY SUNDAY SCHOOL 11:00-MORNING SERVICE 7:00~EVENING SERVICE DIAL-A-THOr - 327-4581 ;