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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta John Pool heads first 'Pass chamber BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - John Pool was elected president of the first Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce at a meeting attended by about 20 local businessmen and seven visitors from the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. Other officers elected include Sam Goodman, vice-president; Henry Rowbotham, treasurer; and directors John Chomyn, Les Owen, Clint Rasmussen, Ernie Louini, Rudy Andrist, Bill White, John Kerr, Wray Kenney and Bob Elliot. A secretary will be appointed soon. Speakers included Morley Tanner, president, Terry Bland, vice-president, and Wilf Bowns, manager, of the Lethbridge chamber. -Vern Decoux Photo CROWSNEST PASS CHAMBER CHIErr - Morley Tanner, left, president of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, conaratu s John Pool, president, and Sam Goodman, vice-preiident, of the newly-formed Crowsnest Pas* Chamber of Commerce. Two-mill requisition irom hospital likely BOW ISLAND (HNS) - The Bow Island General Hospital incurred a deficit of $8,500 in 1970. The budget forecast predicts  1971 operational deficit of about $10,000 and a capital account deficit of about $3,200. The latter is for roof replacement. It appears a two-mill supplementary requisition is in prospect for the contributing municipalities. The board of trustees decided recently to supply the department of health with an architect's sketch and additional in- Guest skaters announced for ice show BOW ISLAND (HNS) - The Bow Island Figure Skating Club will be presenting its annual ice carnival March 15 with the theme Peter Pan. Starting time will be 7:30 p.m. with a rooster tail hockey scrimmage at intermission. Guest skaters will be Rodney Hausauer and Rita Gayley. A draw for the $50 bill being raffled by the club will be made. Clinic set for boxing officials TABER - There will be an amateur boxing officials clinic March 5 and 6 at the Taber Recreation Complex. Any persons over the age of 16 from the north area of the County of Lethbridge interested in attending may register at the North County Recreation Office in Picture Butte. All aspects of boxing including safety, duties of judges, equipment procedures, and officiating will be studied. formation in support of its request for additional space. The board received the sketch from Jack Russel of Russel and Needham, architects. Additional space is required for pediatrics, medical records and for storage. Nursing director Mrs. D. Mullaney said limited space for pediatrics continues to be a major problem. The meeting heard that Dr. A. M. Jeeva intends to leave the community. APPOINTED - Dr. John Alton Ross of Great Falls, Mont., physician - surgeon, has been appointed to the 10-member Mental Health Committee of the American Academy of General Practice. He is one of only two Montana doctors serving on academy committees. Dr. Ross has practised in Great Fails for 13 years and has attended numerous seminars and meetings on mental health and psychiatric medicine. He is a native son of Cardston and graduated from the University of Utah Medical School. Dr. Ross is a navy veteran. He attended high school at Lethbridge. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Ross, 505 26th St S. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vtrnon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blalrmere - Phone 562-2149 I OPEN TONIGHTI STOP BURNING MIDNIGHT OIL ON YOUR INCOME TAX This, year-get smartl GOMPLCTE A Don't burn the midnight wmr",fc 5j oil, worrying with tax fig. RETURNS V ores. Why not let BLOCK figure your return quickly, dependably and in* sure you of maximum benefits? Drop in todoyl ^mmmmmmm umantii � Wi <]uoront�t accuratt preparation of �vtry tax return. If we made any erron that cott you any penolly or interest, we will pay the penalty or inlereit._ CO. Canada's largest Tax Service with over 5000 offices In North America. 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Weekdays, 9-5 Sat. - Phone 327-3712 �NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY I Health care complex brief sent to Edmonton TABER (HNS) - A brief in support of better hospital facilities in Taber is to be submitted to the department of health's new health care commission by Taber General Hospital's board of directors. The brief will request the commission's consideration of a health care complex including active, auxiliary, and nursing home beds. The new commission is to be set up in April. The medical staff will be requested to support the hospital board in its efforts to procure better facilities for the hospital district's 12,500 residents. In consideration of the need for nursing home facilities in the hospital district, the directors agreed there could be con-sierable savings if the hospital and proposed nursing home shared services wherever possible. It was felt administration, laundry, housekeeping, dietary and eating services are areas where sharing could effect sav- Child Clinics Set COALDALE - The Barons Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school clinics: COALHURST: Tuesday, March 2, in the Legion hall from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, March 2, in the health unit office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1-30 to 4 p.m. BARN WELL: Wednesday, March 3, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. IRON SPRINGS: Wednesday, March 3, in the school from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, March 4, in the health unit of' fice (upstairs in the Town Office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, March 4, in the health unit office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. GRASSY LAKE: Friday, March 5, in the Chamberlain School from 1 to 3 p.m. Fluoride tablets are available at all clinics free of charge. Dr. G. R. C. Palmer, medical officer of health, urges par ents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagious disease. ings if the nursing home is located near the hospital. The hospital board authorized the acceptance of a student medical records librarian for aa eight-week practical training program during July and August. The trainee will be one of students taking their theoretical training at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology who receive practical training at local hospitals. The board will make a further attempt to procure from the hospitals division the 1968 and 1969 year-end deficit adjustments. These deficits had been the subject of a brief to the minister of health from which there has been no formal reply. Payments were approved at last week's board meeting of $49,677 for payroll and $17,714 for operating expenses at the hospital for January. The board also approved spending $550 for physiotherapy equipment from funds donated by various community organizations, and $7,264 for other equipment of which the provincial government grants will cover $6,930. The monthly information report accepted by the board sljowed an occupancy of 71.5 per cent for the 71 beds and 41 per cent for the 18 bassinets in the hospital, service being given to 177 adults and children. There were 12 births and three deaths at the hospital in January, with 54 in hospital at the end of the month. Scout's own service set FORT MACLEOD (Special) - The Fort Macleod Boy Scout group committee, assisted by the ministerial association, is climaxing Baden Powell's anni versary week with a special church service. The Boy Scouts, Cubs, Girl Guides and Brownies will parade to the United Church Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1:30 p.m. for the Scout's Own Service. All churches will participate. The public is invited. 50 charges COADALE (HNS) - The pol ice department reports there were 50 charges laid and 20 con victims. Fines and costs totalled $530. The town's share of this revenue is $413 and the provincial government receives $127, Coaldale news in brief LAND, POLICY COALDALE (HNS) - All town-owned land will be sold only by tender. This policy was set at a recent council meeting. TAX NOTICES COALDALE (HNS) - Town officials' report 1971 tax notices are expected to go out the week of March 1. MEETING SET COALDALE (HNS) - The annual ratepayers meeting will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, March 29, location to be announced. SEEKS HOME COALDALE (HNS) - Town council is seeking to have a senior citizen's home built here. Council will inform the Green Acres Foundation of its keen interest for such a development. EXCAVATE SOON COALDALE (HNS) - Construction will commence on the Sportsplex March 4. Local truckers will be called to remove the dirt for an excavation on a volunteer basis. NO PAVING COALDALE (HNS)-The public works' department headed by councillor Abe Ens reported recently that no streets will be paved in 1971. There will be preparations of streets to be j paved in the future. DISCUSS DUMP COALDALE (HNS) - Councillors Abe Ens and Hans Pfef-fel will meet with the County of Lethbridge council to discuss the nuisance grounds. The lease has expired but council is in favor of renewing it. DAY OF PRAYER COALDALE (HNS) - The World Day of Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, in the Coaldale United Church. Mrs. Albert Erion, missionary will speak on the mission and educational work being done in Somalia. RINK CLOSES COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale Curling Rink has been closed for the season, cancelling three bonspiels which were scheduled to be held shortly. The closure was forced due to a breakdown of the entire mechanical system of the plant. NEEDS $250,000 COALDALE (HNS) - The Alberta Municipal Finance Cor-portion wants an estimate of the amount of money which the town wants to borrow this year. Council estimates it to be $250,000, for the north side water and sewer extension program, sewer extensions and a water reservoir. Debt totals about $600,000. COFFEE HOUSE COALDALE (HNS) - Town council recently approved in principle a Teen Coffee House to be opened by the Coaldale Youth Centre committee with the stipulation the southern reg ional recreation board be involved in the formation of the centre. By C.A. Weekes CHURCH PARLEY COALDALE (HNS) - The annual Alberta Conference of the Mennonite central commit tee wll be held here Friday Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27l in the Mennonite Brethren Church. These Are The Lethbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area BUCKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY ...... P.O. Bex Hi CRANBKOOK NANCY MIUS (Special) ............. 304 5th Si. S. ETZIKOM MRS. THBKIA IHNES ..................Cn. O.I. FOREMOST GIOFF TAOO ........................ Box 381 FAITH MRS. THEKIA IHNES................... G�n. Dsl. Contact thtia p�opl� for your District N�w� or Classified Advertising CCOUT AND GUIDE Week got off to a good start at Pinchcr Creek with a Thinking Day Service held Sunday, Feb. 21, in St. Michael's School auditorium. Led by the color party of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Legion, the Rangers, Venturers, Guides, Scouts, Brownies and Cubs marched into the auditorium. After the opening prayer by Venturer Dale Silbernaglc, the special guests were introduced by Foothills Divisional Commissioner Merle Laidlaw. The guests were: W. Everts, president of the Legion, Mrs. W. Skelly, president of the Legion Auxiliary, Rev. Q. Reim-er, Rev. V. Munshaw, L. Stuck-ey, Councillor B. Sawyer, C. Groundwater, president of the Grizzly District; Mrs. McCon-nel, Crowsnest Pass district commissioner; Cadet Linda McGarva, Ranger Vickie Dres-scl, Dale Silbernagle, Venturer; Robert Vandezande, Venturer; Reg Blanchford, Scout; Lee Ann Fitzpatrick, Guide; Raymond Cote, Cub and Heather Fischbuck, Brownie. Rev. V. Munshaw, theme speaker, stressed "love thy neighbor." Meanwhile at Raymond, officers and leaders of Chinook District Boy Scouts, Cubs and Venturers made plans for two important dates. Representations were present from nine scout troops, nine cub packs and the Venturers of the district. Commissioner Bruce V. Gal-brath conducted the business of the evening. $1,195 raised for heart fund COALDALE (HNS) - The recent blitz for the Alberta Heart Fund raised $1,195 in Coaldale and district. Mrs. Theresa King was the convener for the drive sponsored by the St. Ambrose Catholic Women's League. Mrs. King reports the 1970 figure was about $885. Thursday, February 25, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID - 3 District doings Baby shower GRANUM (HNS) - Twenty-two attended a baby shower for Mrs. Bob Allan recently at the home of Mrs. D. Calderwood. Mrs. R. Dunlop and Mrs Mayme Robinson were co-hostesses Following an hour of games and contests, the gifts were carried to Mrs. Allan in a doll carriage. Hardtime dance COALHURST (HNS) - Hill-toppers Gymkhana Club is holding a hard lime dance at the Diamond City Community Hall March 19 with Phil Lethbridge and the Blue Stars playing. Family groups are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to the best outfit. Anyone not dressed in old clothes will be fined 50 cents. Lunch will be sold. Reflection study NEW DAYTON (HNS) - A "reflection" study will be held at New Dayton Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. at the stadium for memljers of the New Dayton and Warner Catholic churches. Rev. Jordan will bo in attendance. Dyck to report COALDALE (HNS) - The annual meeting of shareholders of the Coaldale Community Hospital Association Ltd. will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the hospital board room. President John F. Dyck will give his annual report. Frank F. Wiens, hospital administrator, will present the annual financial report. 145,098 visitors CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek MD council learned recently that 145,098 visited the recreation area of the Chain of Lakes west of Nanton in 1970. It was said to be the greatest attendance in any park in Alberta without a paved road leading to it. Representatives of the councils of Willow Creek and Vulcan will meet with Highway Minister Taylor as soon as possible. Madsen resigns TABER (HNS) - Brent N. Madsen, town public works superintendent for three years, has resigned in favor of employment with a local contractor Cunningham and Shannon. The resignation, was accepted by council with regret and is effective April 30. Mr. Madsen, named by the chamber of commerce as outstanding citizen for 1969, also served the community as development officer and industrial coordinator since early 1970 following the death of Omer J. Malo. The annual indoor winter campfire to mark the anniversary of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell and their contribution to the boys of the world will be held Feb. 26. This year the indoor campfire will be held at the high school where each troop and pack will arrange a display of the activities of the individual groups. There will be indoor games under the direction of the leadership of the district. Commissioner Galbraith and assistant commissioner Glen Fletcher lead the event. March 22 was the date set for the annual Chinook District meeting. The meeting will be held in Raymond this year with the First Raymond Venturers catering for the dinner. A full report of the activities of all troops and packs will be reviewed. The winter camp scheduled for March 5 and 6 will be held at Tuff Creek in the Cardston area. Commlssioncr Glen Fletcher will be in charge of the camp. Over at Nanton, the Nanton Scout Association met with president Bill Fox in charge and secretary Mrs. Jan Hodgins recording. Plans were made for the annual father aid son banquet which will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25 in the Legion Club rooms. The social committee will make arrangements for the meal. An appeal was made for parents of cubs to come out to the regular meetings and assist the leaders with testing. There is only one cub pack consisting of nearly 30 lively boys and the leaders are hard pressed to accomplish much at the meetings. Up at Brooks a parent and son banquet will be held Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. "sharp" in the Elks Hall. This event will include all cubs, scouts and venturers and marks Baden - Powell week. Cost per person is $1. Members be sure to notify the leader of your pack or troop if you are able to attend. To celebrate Baden - Powell Week, the Brooks Boy Scout Association, in conjunction with the Girl Guide Association, will be holding a Handicraft and Hobby Show at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, in Pelican Hall. After the judging, a small show will be put on by the girls and boys. Parents and all interested persons very welcome. Admission free. Good Scouting! CHICKEN SUPPER COALDALE (HNS) - The Goodwill Club of the Mennonite Conference Church will hold a chicken supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4. INTERNATIONAL SMORGASBORD BOW ISLAND COMMUNITY HALL SAT., FEB. 27th - 5 to 8 p.m. ADUITS S1.50 - UNDER 12 S1.00 All TYPES OF FOODS SPONSORED BY THE SENATOR GERSHAW BAND Home of fine Brazier foods FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26th Dairy Queen brazier Both Locations: NORTH and SOUTH BRAZIER BURGER FRENCH FRIES MILK SHAKE (CHOICE OF FLAVORS) NORTH STORE SOUTH STORE 516 13th St. N. Phone 327-4855 | 1152 M.M. Drive S. Phone 327-6440 ;