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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Wednesday, February 28, 1973 . women i of the s district I Scout-Guide week held COUTTS (HNS) - The annual Girl Guide banquet was held recently in the Coutts Civic Centre with Guides, Brownies, Rangers, Cubs, leaders and parents on hand to mark Scout-Guide week. Head table guests were Mrs. Nancy Rutt of Coaldale, area commissioner, and her husband Byron; Mrs. Ricko Nishi-yanua, district commissioner and husband from Raymond; Mrs. Gwen Robinson, division commissioner and husband Jim of Coutts; and Rev. Graham Dickie and Rev. Schuster. Mrs. Rutt presented Capt Beth Trehub with her Campers' Pin and stated that Coutts is the only area to have both a captain and lieutenant holding Camper's pins. Reports were given by: Brownies, Noreen Gaits; Guides, Arlene Whitesel; Rangers, Marilyn Karsten; and Cubs, Barry Larson. Leaders are: Brownies, Patricia Larson, Brown Owl; Tawny Owls, Beverly Decker and Patricia Erickson. Guides, Capt. Beth Trehub, Lieut. Eunice Minor. Junior assistants Marilyn Karsten and Geraldene Whitesel. Cubs, Joyce Whitesel; junior assistants Terry Tollestrup and Geraldene Whitesel; Rangers, Gwen Robinson. The church parade was held at the Coutts Roman Catholic Church. 20tli Annual Missionary Rally By MRS. E. M. MARTIN Special Correspondent PICTURE BUTTE - Many residents here will travel this week to Iron Springs for the 20th Annual Missionary Rally, to be held in the public school today through Saturday. Several churches in the area are co-operating in this year's Rally, and plans are well in hand for the visit of Rev. Dave Esau, who has been serving with the Evangelical Alliance Mission in Spain. Musical 'guests include the Knelson Family and the Men-nonite Brethren Quartet, both groups from Coaldale, and the Christian Reformed Church Choir from Iron Springs. When the late Rev. Harold K. Germaine, serving then with the Soudan Interior Mission, visited Iron .Springs in 1953 for the first Missionary Rally there, he was so impressed with the church co-operation in the area that he suggested such an event be held from year to year. Since then it has developed into an annual event, attended yearly by people from Picture Butte, Iron Springs, Turin, Enchant, Coaldale, Lethbridge and Nobleford. The rally committee feels confident that this year's rally will again do much "for the cause of Christ" and the promotion of missions, both at home and abroad. Enthusiasm is being expressed by all concerned for the ministry of the guest musicians and Mr. Esau, as a fitting celebration of 20 years of missionary emphasis in the area, on a co-operative basis - very appropriate, in the light of Key '73.' Pray for world BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - The Blairmore Catholic Women's League is hosting the annual World Day of Prayer service in St. Anne's Catholic Church here at 8 p.m. Friday, March 2. A guest speaker, guest soloist and folk singing have been arranged. Theme this year is "Alert'in Our Time." Men, women and children are invited to take part. Thinking Day SPARWOOD (HNS) - The annual Thinking Day program was held recently by the Spar-wood Brownie Pack No. 1 in memory of Lord and Lady Baden Powell. It opened with a prayer by Marci Larkie. Four tweenies were enrolled as members of the pack, Tracy Lowe, Sheryl Brown, Connie Beranek, and Dawn Wild. Ratify committees ' NATAL (HNS) - At the regular meeting of the board of trustees of School District No 1 (Fernie) the 1973 standing committees appointed by the board chairman were ratified. Len Musil, trustee representing the Elk Valley was named chairman of two committees, finance and insurance; and transportation. He also sits as a member of the adult education committee and on an ad hoc committee for trustee representation. Mrs. Armande Bouvier, representing Spanvood, is a mern-ber of the maintenance and school rentals committee, edu cation and band committee and ! recreation comimittee. Mrs. Ann Lundgren, also representing Sparwood is a member of the salaries agreements committee, health and dental committee and the building committee. The only comimittee which does not have representation from the north end of the school district is the emergent management committee which of necessity consists of the Fernie and Fernie area trustees. The chairman, Mr. John Betenia is an ex-officio member of all committees. MIMM? &f DISTRICT Sparwood brownies win badges SPARWOOD (HNS) - Sparwood Brownie Pack No. 1 members recently received badges as follows: Collectors: M. Larkie and Laura Gayle Hillson. Art appreciation: Debbie Hopkins and Marci Larkie. Toy makers: JoAnn Turley, Michel Luzod, JoAnn Galla, Sandra Bonnier, Debbie Hopkins and Sherri Ray. Petkeeper: Carol McTavish, Debbie Hopkins, Sherri Ray and Dawn Wild. Cyclist: Bella Piera. Book lovers: Carol McTavish, Connie Beranek and Bella Piera. Housekeeping: Sheryl Brown. Siding: Bella Piera. Thrift badges: Lori Gayle Hillson, Bella Piera, Dawn Wild and Laura Green. Jester's badges: JoAnn Galla, Marci Larkie and Arlene Czek. Skater's badge: Bella Piera and Iolene Rutchman. Couple leaves Coutts Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rodgers of Coutts were feted recently at a farewell party in the Coutts Civic Centre. They will now reside at Cardston. Well-known grocery store operators, they lived at Coutts for 27 years. Friends gave them a miniature cash register. Mr. Rodgers retired in May of 1971 and they marked their 50fh wedding anniversary in. November of that year. Historical help needed from Nobleford oldtimers Central laundry trial wins AHSC approval By MARJORIE SCHOOF Special Correspondent MONARCH-It is hoped that oldtimers from near and far will send information that will assist in the compiling of a Nc-bleford-Monarch history. Even before the soil drifting began in the 1930s some of the early settlers were not too hopeful, as the following remarks from an oldtimer now residing in British Columbia show. "1912 - all we ever seemed to hear was of poverty, nobody makes anything here. It is so dry nothing much ever grows except occasionally, wheat. The wind never ceases to blow. Even the Indians know enough to move out. Young people coming here to make a home are making a sad mistake." Regardless of the above, this couple settled, raised a family and lived in the village until their retirement many years later. Nobleford became a busy little town and now has many lovely homes and. several places of business. Besides the Noble Blades and Cultivators plant, which of course gave the town a real boost, there is a super-market, hardware, post office,, garage and service station, restaurant, farm supplies, curling rink and large modern school. The surrounding area boasts many farms with modern homes, all attesting to the stuff farmers are made of. Li spite of so many dry, nonproductive years, these farmers persisted, along with the town businesses and out of this grew today's community. PINCHER CREEK (Special) -Word has been received from the Alberta Hospital Services Commission approving the advisory board's proposal that St. Vincent's Hospital participate in the regional laundry service for a trial period of one year, (expected to commence 1974). The hospital is authorized to retain its own laundry equipment during this time. A report was given on the institute on relationships and communications between medical staff and hospital management held recently at Banff. F. Frey, Dr. M. R. Hodgson and Oliver Haigh, administrator, attended. The board met with members of the medical staff to discuss matters concerning the present and proposed future administration of the hospital. It was recommended that the hospital be represented at the labor relations seminar. The board approved of the hospital co-operating with the School of Nursing of the Lethbridge Community College in providing clinical experience for five students, sublet to a satisfactory written agreement between the hospital and the college. Approval was given for Mrs. V. McClain, medical records technician, to attend a workshop on coding and abstracting to be held at Calgary March 14, 1973. It was also recommended that as the ID No. 4 (Waterton Park), and the Peigan Indian Reserve are now included in the new Pincher Creek General Hospital District, councils for these areas be invited to appoint a councillor each to serve on the advisory board. Postage stamps aid victims of leprosy NEW DAYTON (HNS) -The New Dayton UCW met recently at the home of Mrs. Don Duncan with six members present. The devotional was given by Mrs. C. DePratu. Roll call involved used postage stamps collected for tho Toronto Leprosy Mission. A resolution on "humane trapping" was approved. Plans were discussed for the April 1 Mission Festival to be held at New Dayton. The World Day of Prayer service will be held March 21 at Wrentham. The next meet-j ing will be held March 21, at ' the manse, Milk River. Top manager Miss Diane Erickson of Nobleford manages the NAIT women's basketball team. She tapes injuries, keeps games statistics and plans home and out-of-town games. I. F. Strifler, interscholastic athletics, notes Miss Erickson, a graduate from Noble Central High School, Nobleford, is making an "outstanding contribution" at NAIT. - i Battersea Wl IRON SPRINGS (HNS)-The Battersea Women's Institute met recently at the home of Mrs. B. Watson. Mrs. L. Robson Introduced Miss Marilyn Tatem, district home economist. She discussed qualities of various fabrics. Snowden, Thompson tops in Warner women's spiel WARNER (HNS) - The Warner Women's Bonspiel involved 12 rinks from Taber, Lethbridge, Milk River and Warner. The first event was won by M. Snowden of Lethbridge. She accepted the D. Wipf Trophy. Other rinks:'2. B. Stonehouse, Lethbridge; 3. D. Kuehn, Warn- er; and 4. L. Kerkhoff, Taber. The second event was won by I. Thompson of Lethbridge. Other rinks: 2. S. Tudor, Wrentham, Lethbridge, Warner; 3. M. Nilsson, Warner; and 4. V. Lagler, Warner. The third event and the M. F. Erickson trophy was won by C. Minion of Warner. Other rinks: 2. F. Kaupp, New Dayton, Warner; 3. S. Cur-rie, Warner; and 4. A. Ellert, Milk River. 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