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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Mdoy, Nbruor/ 2�, Wl - THE IfTHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 Dr. Bokovoy chief surgeon of hospital ADDIS ABABA - Dr. Alex P. Bokovoy, Coaldale native son, had his dream come true recently when His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie opened a new four - storey hospital here. It is the Empress Zauditu Memorial Hospital, newly constructed in Ethiopia's capital city. Dr. Bokovoy received his high school education at Coal-dale, He is the medical director and chief surgeon of the new hospital. It is one of four hospitals, eight clinics and a number of small mobile clinics operated in this country by the Seventh Day Adventists. Dr. Bokovoy was born and raised at Coaldale where his parents operated a farm. He received his medical education in California. He is now in his eighth year in Ethiopia and founded earlier a hospital at Dessie in this country. Tlte new hospital has 150 beds, modem surgeries, labora-1 tory and physical therapy units. The new building to house the school of nursing was donated by the Norwegian development aid program. Dr. Bokovoy's sister, Miss Emma Bokovoy, is a teacher at Gilbert Patterson Elementary and Junior High School at Lethbridge. OPENS HOSPITAL - Dr. Alex P. Bokovoy looks en at His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie 1 inaugurates the newly-constructed Empress Zauditu Memorial Hospital in Ethiopia. The Emperor praised the Seventh Day Adventist Mission which he said not only helped in the establishment of the Empress Zauditu Memorial Hospital but in staffing and operating it for more than three decades. "We and our people are grateful for these dedicated services," he said. Bake sale set PINCHER CREEK (Special) - The Cubs and Scouts of the 1st Pincher Creek group will hold a baking, pocket and comic book sale Friday, March 5, at 1:30 p.m. at Sorgcs Sales and Service. Anyone needing articles picked up may phone 627-3884. GRAND OPENING NOBLEF0RD (Special) -The Nobleford Food Market will be under new management effective March 1. The new owners, formally of Calgary, are Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Fix. The grand opening will take place March 15. 300 SUNGLASSES to choose from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. Beei' licensing stalled again TABER (HNS) - Taber golf and curling clubs are seeking the serving of beer by the bottle in the upstairs club room at the west end of the community centre building, a location adjacent to both golf and curling activities. Legion president Norman J. Hall and Albert Sliilivan, representing the Legion executive, expressed strong opposition to the proposal as being unacceptable with children using the community centre. They admitted the Legion club rooms are adjacent to a games room where families are. invited to participate in recreational activities. A notice of motion, given two weeks ago by councillor Ken McDonald, was deferred for two more weeks while further consideration is given to the impact of a plebiscite on the matter, though none is legally required. The matter of liquor control was seen by some members of council as the key to the matter, suggesting that a license will give better control. To this police chief Gordon Hacking has agreed. Annual meeting set for March 23 District doings Home, school COALDALE (HNS) - An organizational meeting of the Area 11 (b) Home and School Associations will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 in the John Davidson School here. It is open to anyone interested in home and school associations in the rural area surrounding Lethbridge. Band needs aid TABER (HNS) - The W. R. Myers High School Symphonic Band will make two appearances south of the border at the end of March. The band will play at Rick's College, Rexburg, Idaho, Wednesday, March 31, and at a high school in Spokane, Wash., the following evening. Special event at the Myers PTA meeting March 3 will be a slave auction, Gary Jensen to be auctioneer. The band will perform at the meeting. Commencing at 7 p.m. will be a gathering of parents interested in assisting in supporting events which the band committee is arranging. The school band and chorus will p r e s ent the musical comedy Check Your Worries March 12 and 13. Bake sale held NATAL (HNS) - A bake sale was held recently for the district's Church Boys Club which netted the sum of $52.00. The club is interdenominational and open to all boys from the fourth grade to the eight grade. It meets every Friday and has about 25 members. Available to the boys attending is equipment for indoor hockey, badminton, ping-pong, pool and other indoor games. For their successful bake sale Mrs. Doug Lowe baked a cake which was won by Mrs. Harry Helub of Natal.. Mr. Mario Borrelli won a $10 meat voucher donated by jack Fontana. NEW SCHOOL OPENS - The new $1% million Crowsnest Pass Consolidated High School will be officially opened at ceremonies to be held at 8 p.m. tonight. Speaker for the event will be Dr. L. G. Hall, director of school administration, Edmonton. An open house will follow. All are welcome to attend this event. The school has 525 sludents under a staff of 30 teachers. -Vern Decoux photo Musicians perform at Garden City as Magrath Lions Club boosts band MAGRATH (HNS) - The Magrath Mutual Improvement Associ a t i o n presented the Young Artists Festival with Mrs. Guinel Andersen directing. Featured artists were: John Balderson and Allan Dahl, piano duet; Sharon Sam, vocal solo; Tom Carter, trombone solo; Ireta Dahl and Virginia Bennett, flute duet; Debbie Karren and Mona Karren, piano duet; Cindy Rice, vocal solo; Debbie Fletcher, clarinet solo; Allen Dahl, cornet solo accompanied by Jane Kadona ga; MIA girls' chorus, Song of Ruth by Dr. Kenneth Hicken of Lethbridge. Prayers were by Darci Fletcher and Robert West. Young Ladies' pre sident, Don't Miss This Sale! SPECIAL REDUCED PRICES 15% OFF REGULAR PRICE ON ALL ELECTRICAL WIRING SUPPLIES  Conduit and conduit fittings  Triplex  Building wire  Outlet boxos  Switchos  Cover plate*  lamp bulbs  Fluorescent light fixtures Receptacles 2-Pride of the Farm Stock Waterers PLUS MANY OTHER ITEMS Sale Starts Monday, March 1st and ends Saturday, March 6th Business Hours: 8 a.m. to S p.m. TERMS AM STRICTLY CASH BILL'S ELECTRIC COALDALE LTD. location: Vi mile north from Town of Coaldale main Intersection (Picture Butts highway) TABER (HNS) - The annual meeting of ratepayers of the Town of Taber will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in the recreation centre auditorium. The date was set by council following a discussion on the financial statement which is now ready for printing. A report was presented by auditor Ronald A. Colleaux concerning the 1970 audit which concerned policies regarding accounts receivable, inventory control, a system for project cost control and other minor items. Council took corrective action where applicable. A court of revision date of Tuesday, April 6, was approved to hear some 15 appeals against assessments. Deputy mayor John Malin-sky will be chairman, with the other four councillors members of the court - Ken Mc Donald, Wayne Gough, Elmer Conrad, and George Ikebuchi. A presentation on proposed license fees covering sponsors of certain events taking place in the community centre, made by recreation superintendent Roy Blais, was tabled for further consideration before amending the licensing bylaw. games Summer awards listed FOREMOST (Special) The 1970 Summer Games awards were presented to local winners at the recent chamber of commerce citizenship night here. Vern Arnold of the recrea^ lion board was master of ceremonies. Awards were presented by Harry Calhoun. At short notice, 80 athletes participated from the Foremost area in the games held at Pincher Creek. Mr. Arnold paid tribute to those from the community who had devoted their time to chaperoning and bus driving. Recipients of awards were Swimming: Marcelle Kult-gen, Tim Karl, Scott Heck Debbie Nelson, Frances Karl Roberta Klassen, and Roxy Wallman. Track and field; David Si menscn, N y I r. Stromsmoc Rocky Burton, Philip Kullgen John Wolfe and Dianna Foss CHOW MEIN COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale Buddhist Church women are sponsoring a C h o w Mein Supper from 5 to 8 p.m .Saturday, Fell. 27, in the church. Council referred back to the municipal planning commission a development application by Joe Klemen in which he sought to erect a $60,000 abattoir on property east of the auction y?.rds on 54th Ave. Though the proposed development is permitted under the town's zoning bylaw, council w a s opposed to the location, and an alternate site is to be recommended to Mr. Klemen. Approval was given for Calgary Power Ltd. to purchase two acres of land in town-owned property west of the cemetery for the erection of a power sub-station, at a price of $500. After consideration of tenders for a new police car and on the recommendation of town superintendent Bent Mad-sen, the council agreed to have the present car overhauled and kept for another year. Career fair PINCHER CREEK (CNP Bureau) - A Career Fair, presented by the counselling and guidance branch of the department of education, will be held in the Matthew Halton High School here from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2. The event, be attended by more than 1,000 students, is open to all students from Grades 9 to 12 in Pincher Creek, Lundbreck and tlws Crowsnest Pass. Parents and interested persons are invited to attend. The following organizations will present a speaker and a display: Alberta Apprenticeship Board, Alberta Dental Association, AGT, Alberta Hospi tals Association, Alberta Motor Transport. Association, Alberta Optometric Assoc iation, Alberta Pharmaceutical Association, Alberta Teachers Association, Association. of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophisicists of Alberta, Canadian Armed Forces, Canadian Petroleum Association, Community Colleges (Camrose Lutheran, Lethbridge Community College, Mount Royal and Red Deer), department of health, government of Alberta, International Business Machines, Institute of Chartered Accountants, NA1T and SAIT, Northwestern Utilities, Public Service Commission, Students Assistance Board, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, and Royal Bank of Canada. Displays only will be presented by Shell Oil, Phillips Cables, Coleman Collieries, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Henderson Business Schools and department ot agriculture. CONDUCTOR - Edmund Marty, chairman of the music department at Casper College, Casper, Wyo., will be guest clinician and conductor at the Tri - Community Festival of Music Friday and Saturday at the Erie Rivers High School at Milk River. Recitals will be presented at 3 and 8 p.m. Friday. The grand concert will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday when the 40 - voice Tri-Community Mixed Chorus will make its debut. Bands will perform both nights. Charles Hcndrickson, music director, and the ERHS Band Parents Organization organized this second annual festival. Eva Greer VCW meets at Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) - "True faith never reckons with im possibilities," Mrs. S. S. Davis said in her devotional talk at the recent meeting of the Eva Greer United Church Women. The meeting was attended by 20 members. Mrs. Bertha Fletcher was en rolled as a new member. Foster child Lau Hong Ming of Hong Kong wrote to the group. The UCW is planning a spring supper to be held Wednesday, March 24, in the church hall. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, March 17, at the home of Mrs. John Palsky, 1322 Henderson Lake B o ulevard, Lethbridge. Mrs. Carlos Harris, thanked the artists. In other news, the Magrath School Band opened the Lion's Talent Night here with several rousing numbers. KINSMEN QUEEN - The crowning of the Kinsmen Queen was a highlight of the 7th annual Ice Revue held in the Memorial Community Centre Arc n a at Pincher Creek. Miss Loa Snell, Grade 12 student of Matthew Halton High School, was crowned queen for 1971. Princesses were Miss Margaret Williams and Miss Lila Johnson. The presentation of sets of luggage was made to the three misses by Don Larson, president of the Kinsmen club. Lion Blair Sabcy was master of ceremonies. Performers included D a n i Zobell, Mona Kado, Debbie Karren, Tina Ponomar, Nola Dahl, Illena Andersen. Gunnild Andersen, Ronald Smith, Joanne Ririe, Jacqueline Rice, Pam Sucher, Donna and Jean-ette Gibbons, Cameron At wood, Courtney Loose, Alice Stevenson, Janice Gurney, Scott Robinson, Nola Dahl. Roberta Ras-mussen, Sheri Hohm, Darci Fletcher, Cindy Rice, Scott Wolsey, Pam Sucher, Roger Hohm, Kim Christensen, Jack Bridge, Larry Orr, Bill Brooks and Ed Palmer. Lion president Swen Jensen asked past-president Dee Leish-man to draw for the woolen quilt which was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moors. Winners of the raffle were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Pitcher of Cardston. Proceeds from the raffle and program will be used for the Magrath - Cardston School Band. Lions J. Hamilton, R. Mc-Clung and H. Poulsen arranged the program. More district on page 15 Fined $150 FOREMOST - Marvin Lynn Hamilton, 16, of Lethbridge, was fined $150 on conviction here of a charge of possessing marijuana cigarettes. He was convicted under the narcotics control act, Lethbridge RCMP said. 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 TOWN NEEDS CHIEF COALDALE (HNS) - The town still needs a chief of police. The police commission recently informed council 20 applications for the position were received. Spring Is Around The Corner! SERVICE YOUR ROTOTILLER NOW Before The Big Spring Rush! FREE ESTIMATES -ALSO- LAWN MOWERS SHARPENED MOTOR MOWER 817 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-2669 FIRST IN CANADA ponoka stampede CHUCKWAGON SWEEPSTAKE You can be a Winner for $10,000, or $4,000, or $2,000, or $1,000, or $500, or $300, or 44 Additional Prizes for a Total of $20,000! -on the running of the Chuckwagon Races at the Ponoka Stampede, Ponoka, Alberta, on June 30 and July 1, 1971 Ticket Draw at Ponoka Stampede, July 1, 1971 |_ Tickets $2.00 Mail to Box 988 Ponoka, Alberta 1 Please send me ........Tickets on the Ponoka Chuckwagon Sweepstake | Enclosed is $........ ($2 per ticket) NAME...................................... I ADDRESS.................................... I CITY ...................... PROV........... � (Authoriiad by (h� Albvrta Govt.) | ;