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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Jonuory f, 1971 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 Blue trail breaks up CLARESHOLM (HNS) - The council of the Willow Creek MD is concerned over reports the pavement on the "Blue Trail" road south of Fort Mac-leod Is breaking up. The council Is trying to determine if it is caused by faulty base construction or faulty paving material. Council approved the employment of additional help for the assessor as about 50 per cent of the grass land has to be reassessed by March 31. Council discussed coyotes. It was generally felt they did a good job of keeping mice and gophers under control. They were not a problem as there were few sheep in the district. Dogs were shot in the area of the Claresholm Industrial Airport. Bantam hockey schedule COALDALE (HNS) - W. D. Geldert, recreation director for (he Southern County Regional Recreation area, reports the bantam hockey schedule will be as follows in 1971. Saturday games will be held at the Lethbridge Ice Arena at 4:30 p.m. Thursday's games will be played at the Coaldale Outdoor Arena at 7 p.m. Each team will play two games at each arena. The dates are Jan. 14 - team 1 versus team 2; Jan. 16 - team 4 versus team 3; Jan. 21 - team 5 versus team 4; Jan. 23 - team 1 opposes team 3; Jan. 28 - team 1 versus team 5 and Jan. 30 teain 2 against team 4. Feb. 4 - team 2 plays team 3; Feb. 6 - team 1 versus team 4; Feb. 11 - team against team 3; Feb. 13 - team 5 meets team 2 and Feb, 20 - team 5 matches with team 3. lAHi & I Station at Mno-rath.' AM GARDEN CITY STATION IN 1909 - Edward L Wert man of Minneapolis, Minn., found this old pott card recently. It was sent from Magrath to Lethbridge on Sept. 23, 1909, with a one-cent stamp. Harry Dieckhoff sent the card to his wife, urging her to "come down and help aunt Ida sew, she has lots of it to do." He also said he was "spike pitching for three dollars a day." Pictured is the first Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company train station at Magrath in 1909. The postmark hasn't changed in 61 years but there's no station at Magrath now. , 65TH WEDDING) ANNIVERSARY - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Link of Pincher Creek marked their 65th wedding anniversary with friends and relatives recently at a reception. They were married Jan. 4, 1906. Attending were sons Dave, Vancouver, Bert, Pincher Creek, Bill, Calgary, and daughters Mrs. Thomas (Myrtle) Brooks, Calgary, and Mrs. Frank (Margaret) Bennet, Pincher Creek. Eldest son Charles in Ontario was unable to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Link are 87 and 89 years of age respectively and farmed until .1952 west of town. Pension, aged security questions to be answered The manager of the Lethbridge district office of the Canada Pension Plan, J. C. L. Bouchard, wishes to inform the public that the following itinerant and local offices will be held: Natal: Town Hall, Jan. 18- 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fernie: City Hall. Jan. IS - 1 to 3 p.m. Cranbrook: Room 101 Federal Bldg., Jan. 19 - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Kimberley: Union Hall, Jan. 20 - 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Creston: Federal Agriculture Bldg., Jan. 21 - 9:30 a.m to 3 p.m. Anyone wishing to take advantage of this service is cordially invited to do so. The field officer in attendance will answer queries on the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supplement. He will also provide assistance in the filing of application for benefits under these programs. Unlawful hunting results in fines CLARESHOLM (HNS) - Provincial Judge C. V. Bennett convicted Larry O'Sullivan and Larry Featherslone, both of Fort Macleod, of a charge of hunting cow moose out of season. They were fined $100 each. Court was told they had been hunting Nov. 28 in the Porcu- pine Hills, 25 miles west of Claresholm. Wild life officers laid the charges. O'Sullivan was also fined another $100 for allowing the edible flesh to be wasted'. The carcass had been dressed, moved a short distance and then left till found by officers two days later. '71 objective: water supply CRANBROOK (Special) - | control licensing, and the sup-Mayor Maurice Klinkhamer in plementary wells program to an interview has outlined gen- insure normal pressure under eral city 1971 objectives, re-1 heavy demand lated to those accomplished in no. All deal with challenges on I |<^rirVlTniftf�*�e an extraordinary rate of physi-1 VAJIIUlllXWyCo cal growth. The interim water wells supply system, started in October to add two million gallons under pressure to the city system in heavy demand periods, will be operating when needed. He emphasized long-term new five-phase water supply the statutory city council meet-and distribution system recom- ing following swearing-in cere-mended by Associated En- monies, Mayor Maurice Klink-gineering Services in 1968 at hamer announced his commit-estimated $5 million continues tee appointments, on the agenda. First phase at He will be municipal director just over $2 million should be on the regional district board, undertaken within five years. with alternatives Aid. Don City expansion area now Sherling and Aid. Murray Mc-pending order-in-coundl will be Farlane in that order. Aid Ty served with city water as far Colgur was named city repress possible and maximum of gentative on the Union Board other city services such as of Health, street lighting and clearing and Aid. Art Draper and Colgur established at Cranbrook CRANBROOK (Special) - At Museum push begins PINCHER CREEK (Special) -The Pincher Creek and District Historical Society urges everyone interested in supporting the society to attend its annual meeting in the Town Hall, Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. cussion. Efforts to erect a museum and to collect and restore historical buildings in the historical park will come under discussion. The log cabin, home of Kootenai Brown is already on location in the park. Permanent fencing will enclose the property as soon as the weather permits. There is a wealth of history in this locality and the historical society is striving to record it for future generations. Pancake supper Feb. 23 NOBLEFORD (HNS) - No-blef ord United Church Women will bring sewing articles (for the pancake supper sale) to the next meeting to be held at the church Feb. 3. The annual pancake supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the church basement on Feb. 23. In addition to the sewing table there will be a bake table. Preparing for the supper are Mrs. H. Hann, Mrs. Harold Ur-vold and Mrs. E. Borggard. garbage collection. Initial steps to develop Stage 3 of Cranbrook Industrial Park will advance. This would add at $168 purchase price 305 acres. were named to recreation, health, and property and persons protection and also to the civil defence organization, Finance and administration are aldermen Sherling and Mc- Rabicts clinics TABER (HNS) - Two rabies clinics have been arranged by the Taber MD and local veterinary services in response to recent rabies reports in south Alberta. Race meet set COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association will sponsor a snow vehicle race meet Sunday, Feb. 28. George Begany is chairman. Details will be announced later. Contact Mr. Begany at 345-3112. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION 5J2 MAI CO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPIEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 Skips tie at 18 points NOBLEFORD (Special) -Norman Kettleson and Brian Niool tied for top spot in the Barons-Noble 4-H Garden-Grain Club's inter-club bonspiel here recently. Both skips received 18 points in the point-system 'spiel. Both skips were required to draw the button, with Kettle-son winning. Nicol then placed second. This made a tie between Randy Mcintosh and Randy Lyckman, with Mcintosh outdrawing Lyckman in their tie-breaker. The booby prize was awarded the Larry Lehto rink. They got nine points. The clinics will be held from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Taber swimming pool Wednesday, Jan. 13, and at the Vauxhall community ball Thursday, Jan. 14. Stockmen and others in the municipal district will find the discussions beneficial, says MD agricultural fidtiman Hugh G. Reid. Predator hunt COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association is sponsoring a Predator Hunt Sunday, Jan, 10. At 5 p.m. all particip ants will return to the CoaMale Fire Hall where points will be tabulated. First baby in new year BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - A six - pound 10 - ounce baby girl born to Mr. and Mrs John Allen of Blairmore has the distinction of being the first baby born in the Crowsnest Pass in 1971. She has been given the names Shannon Eileen. Night classes announced RAYMOND (HNS) - Mrs, Mitsuo Tsuji and Mrs. Martin Lund, both members of the school staff, have announced night classes will commence Jan. 18, at the Raymond High School. Classes will be held Monday and Tuesday evenings from to 10. Those wishing to take only one course may do so, Art will be taught Monday and reading Tuesday. There is a registration fee. Both courses may be used as credits towards advanced education. Two instructors, H. V. Hicks and Peggy Albiston, are from the University of Lethbridge. Hunter training COALDALE (HNS) - The hunter training course will again be offered by the Coal-dale and District Fish and Game Association. It will commence this month under the direction of Len Steinbrenner. Anyone between 14 and 40 may enroll in the course. There is no charge. Persons interested may contact Mr. Steinbrenner at 345-3574, Duncan Lloyd at 345-4313 or W. D. Geldert at the recrea-iton officer here. It is sponsored by the Coal-dale and District Fish and Game Association. It will be held at the Coal-dale Community Hall. Winners of trophies will be announced and presented during the afternoon. In the evening a Valentine Dance will be held. Enjoy film COALDALE (HNS) - Coal dale and District Fish and Game Association members enjoyed a film on ice fishing and hunting entitled Impact and Riders of the North Wind, James McQuillan was named membership chairman. Thirty - six attended. Pays $500 fine CRANBROOK (Special) -Judith Helen McNabb of Ottawa, charged by RCMP here with possession of four ounces of marijuana and two ounces of hashish was convicted recently in magistrate's court and fined $500. Bair to speak COALDALE (HNS) - Alva Bair of Milk River will speak at the Annual Trophy Day, Saturday, Feb. 13. ONE ONLY RITZCRAFT 12'x45' MOBILE HOME $5747 A beautiful two-bed room ham* includes stove refrigerator, furnace, chesterfield and chair, dinette, bedding, complete. Delivered...... SEE IT ON DISPLAY NOW AT TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE DIVISION OF HAICO MANUFACTURING Coutts Highway LETHBRIDGE Ph. 327-3165 He said no forecast of city Farlane; and engineering Al-tax trend was possible until ac- dermen Steph Atchison and Ed counting for 1970 was complete Leonard, to show if surplus is available. Cranbrook Industrial Park City geographic expansion committee continues to be the area will not be in 1971 rolls, mayor, aldermen Draper and except its basic 10 mills of pro- Atchison, with city engineer vincial taxation collected to be Erie Stinson, industriaal com turned over to the city in 1972. missioner Bruce McDonald and Its school and hospital mill treasurer Bland Hoover, rates will be the same as the Appointed Cranbrook recrea-city's and go into the respective tion commissioners to advise provincial coffers for these, programming for the city's along with the various separate ever increasing recreational improvement district mill 'facilities are Garth Keeler, rates. Randy Burch from the second- City administration in 1970 ary school, Rev. A. R. Hender-was closely surveyed and son, Joan Walmsley, Dorothy analyzed by Woods, Gordon, MacKay from the school board national charter accountant and Alec Demchuk. Auxiliary committees organized Firemen fight dystrophy PINCHER CREEK (Special) - As their annual project to raise funds to fight muscular dystrophy, the members of the Pincher Creek Fire Brigade will again burn Christmas trees Sunday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. The site of the bonfire will be the historical grounds, at the south end of Wentworth Ave. The firemen will go from door to door on the morning of the 10th collecting Christmas trees. At the same time they will accept donations to fight muscular dystrophy. All youngsters of the town and district are invited to attend the burning. The firemen will treat them to free hot dogs. If you are missed during the collection take your tree to the grounds. COALDALE (HNS) - Corn-mi 11 e e appointments were made at the recent meeting of ft * Coaldale Community Hospi-k. Women's Auxiliary. Mrs. Peter Regier, Jr., was named chairman of the knitting, sewing and showcase committee. Those enlisted for the auxiliary tuck cart were Mrs, Abram Pauls, Mrs. David D Boschman, Mrs. James Oshiro, Mrs. T. P. Matsumiya, Miss Ella Robinson and Mrs. Jake Neufeldt. During the course of the year others will also assist. The tuck cart tours the hos pkals Tuesdays and Fridays giving patients the opportunity to purchase notions, sweets and soft drinks. Mrs. R. J. Baldry will continue to send get-well cards to members. Mrs. Henry Unrau agreed to carry on as auxiliary scrap-book compiler. Members are requested to send news clippings or pictures and other auxiliary highlights to Mrs. Unrau in Lethbridge. Mrs. Ed Boehr was assigned tray favors committee chairman. The patients will receive these added decorations on their meal trays on Easter, Thanksgiving, Hospital Day and Christmas. Million mark just missed TABER (HNS) - Eight building permits approved by Taber's municipal planning commission during December failed to bring the total of 1970 building starts to the $2 million mark. Value of December construction was $61,625 and the year's total $964,120. The comparative 1S69 figures were $68,693 and $1,432,114 respectively. December's permits included three residences - for Cecil London at 4620 51st Ave. $18,000, for Wayne F. Holstine at 6108 50th St. $14,000, and for James Oshiro at 4630 50th Ave. $22,000. Making up the balance were home additions and alterations including an addition to the Lvle R. Brown residence at 5604 53rd St. $5,000. and business administration consulting firm, and findings will be given a closed council meeting Jan. 12, with recommendations. Public Utilities Commission I approval has been given the 20 per cent increase effective now I in sewer rates, and is expected shortly for the 60 per cent increase in city water rates. Increases are to liquidate from revenue over five years the extensive sewage lagoon improvements necessary for pollution Elected and sworn were aldermen Sherling, Colgur and McFarlane and city trustees Florence Gilbert and H. H Rose. United Church meetings set BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) -Rev. Bob Smith has advised dates have been set for the annual meetings in 'Pass towns. St. Paul's United Church meeting will be held in the clubroon at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17. Blairmore meeting will be held Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting in the Bellevue Church will be held on Sunday, Jan. 24 following the regular Sunday service. Reports of various committees will be presented. Baby arrives at Cardston CARDSTON (HNS) - Baby boy Michael was the first arrival in Cardston in 1971. He is the fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tschetter of the Riverside Colony, Fort Macleod. He was born in the Cardston Municipal Hospital. Waiting for his arrival at home, besides his brothers, are six sisters. COUNTRY NEWS These Are The Lethbridge Herald Correspondents In Your Area BUCKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY ......P.O. lex 141 ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET DORCHAK ........ P.O. Box ISM BARONS MRS. JUNE COWIE..................P.O. Bex 231 CROWSNEST PASS VERN DECOUX .................. General Delivery Contact these people for your District New* r Classified Advertising Corn parley January 12 BOW ISLAND (Special) - A Corn Production meeting will be held in the Bow Island Legion Hall, Tuesday, Jan. 12. Bruce Rose and Dr. Steve Sleveking of United Seed Services from Wallaceburg, Ont., will be present to discuss corn breeding, seed corn production and commercial com production. All interested persons are invited to attend. meres more today with 0.01.0. DLL-KIB Now... a totally new form of A.M.A. membership provides the complete range ot services to both man and wife, and extends Personal Accident Insurance protection for all children In the family under 16 years of age, regardless of the number. The new Family Membership is available at only $25.00 per year. Ask about this new A.M.A. membership plan and all the other AM A services. CONTACT THE ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION SEND FOR THIS FREE BROCHURE/ NOW! 903 3rd Avenue South - Phon#3M-177l ;