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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Reggie and His Westerners play 150 oldtirners dance to midnight By MARIE SORGAHD HenU Newt Sen-tee IRON SPRINGS _ The Iron .Springs OUtimeis1 Association Pioneer club to hold ball February 11 TABER (HNS) Taber Pio- neer Club will hold Its second annual ball Friday, Feb. 11. at the CoimmBttv Centre auditor- ium. Haodley's Orchestra of Coal- dale will provide music for tbe dance commencing at p.m. Supper will be served at p.m. Committees for arrangements have been appointed. Tickets will be available shortly from members. held 1U innual Otdtimen' Dance In the HuntevWe School auditorium recently wttn ISO people from, points througuout southern attending. This wtt the 42nd function; the tint was held in 1930. Among okKimen attending were Hugh Arthur, who to tbe district from Scotland with parents in 1909; Mrs. D. (Gladys) Noble, now of Coal- dale, also a southern Alberta pioneer. Her father, the late T. P. Nolan, came tc Leftbridge from Kansas in 1890. In 1902 the Nolan family moved to their ranch east of New TABER (HNS) Nominated by Taber's volunteer fire bri- gade, Gerald Ingram and Wayne Hovind were appointed to Uie brigade at a recent coun- cil meeting to fill vacancies. the Nolan bridge wbere they were to spend many years. Mrs. Noble has spent her life- time In southern Alberta and baa been an active member of the Iron Springs OUtimen' As- sociation for many yearn. Other oHttmers attending in- cluded Mr. and Mrs. Cedl GH- lies of Picture Butte. Her par- ents were also pioneers in the community. Several of other pio- neer, families from throughout the district also attended. Music was provided by Reg- gie and His Westerners and sup- per was served at midnight. Fred Norris honored at wheat pool banquet MILK RIVER (HNS) Fred Morris was honored at a recent wheat pool banquet About 120 people attended in the Milk River Eft's Hall. Mike Albfecht was mater of ceremonies. Bob Bogle, town councillor, brought greetings. Wally Hummel, new delegate for sub district 103, gave a re- port on the 49th annual meeting of the Alberta Wheat Pool Carol Boras, Chris and Dick Haney made 1971 memorable for Iron Springs By MARIE SORGARD Herald News Service IRON SPRINGS A review af the year reveals that it was s busy and active time here. There was insufficient mois ture and crops ware not quite as good. Beet harvest was delayed on several occasions by unfavor- able weather. Three Iron Springs young people, members of the Leth- bridge Northern 4-H Beef Calf Club were honored. Miss Carol Boras won tbe tro- phy for having the grand cham- pion calf and was also present- ed recently with several other awards for proficiency in vari- ous phases of 4-H work. Chris Haney won the award for the best "pen of five." His cousin R. (Dick) Haney v the public speaking award. Among those to be granted a degree in education was James Asplund who for several years has been principal of the Hunts- ville School. T. C. (Cyril) Noble, chairman of the board of directors of the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation Wini grant CRANBROOK (Special) -Lo- cal Initiatives application for labor creating funds has net- ted the Cranbrcok Projects So- ciety Douglas Stewart, Okauagan Kootenay member of Parliament has notified Ron PowcH, Cranbrook Projects So- ciety president. COALDALE The Barons- Eureka Health Unit is sponsor- ing the following infant and pre- school clinics: ENCHANT: Tuesday, Jan. 18, In the school from 1 to 3 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the health unit office in the Ad- ministration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TURIN: Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the school from to p.m. COALDALE: Thursday. Jan. 20, in the health unit office (up- stairs in the Town Office Build- ing) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Jan. 20, in the health unit office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and., to P-m- HARDIEV1LLE: Friday, Jan. 21, in the school from to p.m. Fluoride tablets are available at all clinics free of charge. For social service appoint- ments telephone: Coaldale MS- 3383; Taber 223-3911. Dr. G. R. C. Palmer, medi- cal officer of health, urges par- ents to ensure their children are fully protected against con- tagious disease. District, was elected chairman of the Alberta Irrigation Pro- jects Association. It represents acres of irrigation in southern Alberta. He will also represent tbe Alberta Irrigation Projects Association on the ad visory committee to the auth- ority on environmental control Mr. Noble has also been named to the co ordinatinj council of Lethbridge and dis trict churches, a committee which is working toward a union of the United Church in Lethbridge and the rural area surrounding Lethbridge. Also working on this committee with Mr. Noble is RCMP Corp. Dave Carr of Picture Butte. Leonard K. Haney was pre- sented with a Citizen of the Year Award from the cound on school administration of the Alberta Teachers Association. Master Farmer Walter V. Bo- ras and Mrs. Boras made trip to Europe to purchase some Pirn Gauer cattle, an Austrian breed of cattle which they will introduce within the next lew weeks. A new concept In cattle sell Ing, the sealed bid method, ma also introduced by one of the local cattle feeding operations W. (BUI) Dalgliesh of Picture Butte has written several hun- dred poems, the subject beini the individual or life in a smal community. Last year was no exception. There were silver wedding anniversaries and each honored couple came awa; from a community gathering with a poem written by Mr Dalgliesh aptly describing the past 25 years of their life end in some cases forecasting the next 25 years. One senior citizen became el- Basic wage for drivers set at TABER (HNS) Salaries for non professional staff of the Taber school division have seen increased by six per cent for the 1972 calendar year. Trustees decided to stay with- in their previously accepted six per cent guideline. Part time operators of school wses were granted a slightly ilgher increase. Wages paid in :he division are somewhat be- ow the provincial average. During 1972, first and second year drivers will earn a basic wage of per month, in- creasing to for third and fourth year, and for fifth and subsequent years of ser- vice. In addition, drivers will.be paid seven cents per mile in excess of 60 miles per previously the rate was six cents. The extra curricular driving rate was increased from il.55 to per hour driving time, together with per hour for waiting time not to exceed eight hours per day. Thirty drivers had previously equested a starting salary of 175 per month, and eight cents per mile for extra mileage, and an extra curriouhtt rate of per hour, said to be above the mvfncial average. Pension plan sessions set Canada Pension Plan mana- ger J. C, (Fern) Bouchard, In- forms residents of the follow- ing areas R. F. Viney will be in ntlendance at: SPARWOOn Town hall, Jan. 17, to a.m. FERNIE City hall, Jan. 17, 1 to 3 p.m. CRANBROOK 101 Federal Building, Jan. 18, 9 a.m. to p.m. KIMBERLEY Union hall, Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CRESTON Federal Agri- culture Building, Jen. 20, a.m. to 1 p.m. Mr. Vlney will answer queries an the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supple- igible for membership in an oc- togenarian club and another for membership in a nonagenarian group. Bin Smith of Medicine Hat, public relations representative of the Alberta Wheat Pool, spoke. Fred Norris, retired pool del- egate after 15 years' service, (was presented a desk pen set by Bert Ainscough, on behalf of the Pool. In his remarks, Mr. Ains- cough mentioned Mr. Norris drove Henry Wise Wood, orig- inal organizer of the Pool, C.C. Stover and Paul Madge around the country to get signers. Fred was one of the original signers for the Pool. J. W. Madetl of Calgary, gen- eral manager of the Alberta Wheat Pool, spoke on grain marketing the past, the pres- ent and the future. He mention- ed that the new Milk River ele- vator is one of the most modern in frW.r, 14, 1971 Tht UTHMIMI NMU10 X Bridge replaces ferry on Bow River near Hays By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER A new bridge will be constructed over the Bow River north of tbe hamlet of Hays and south of Rolling Hills. It will replace the existing ferry which hat been used as a river (Tossing since the early days of the area's development. Taber MD council has ap- proved the location as recom- mended by the department of highways. The bridge wll be located just west of the ferry In order to tie into the existing approach roads. A week earlier, highway de- partment engineers met with representatives of the munici- pality and the County of Newell to explain the plans for the bridge which will be carried out as a winter works incen- tive programby the depart- ment. In other business concerning transportation, tbe council gave three readings to a bylaw gov- erning the use of snowmobile within the municipal- ity. Snow vehicles may not use the travelled surfaces of de- veloped roads nor municipally- owned land. They will be con- Fined to the ditch along the highway or further from the driving surface. They must travel in the same direction is normal highway traffic. They must tomply with all provincial legislation. Their Work on budget COALDALE (HNS) Town council will meet as a commit- tee of the whole to work out the 1972 budget at Mon- day, Jan. 17. This Is not tbe first budget meeting and according to indi- cations will not be toe last be- fore an acceptable budget will be presanted. The employees committee Is expected to meet before tbe Jan. 24 council meeting to dis- cuss several important issues. activities are confined to pri- vately owned land. Delegations to the regular meeting included RCMP Cpl. James Gorton, Taber detach- ment, who explained the new policy for placing complaints through the new Zenith phone number which will as- sure prompt attention. Preventive social services di- rectors John Boon and Hay B. EvMBon also met the council to report the accomplishments of their services during the past year. The meeting, attended by all members of council, was long, convening at 10 a.m. and ad- journing at 9 p.m. with time out for meals. German pupils encouraged COALDALE (HNS) Ger- man school classes in the Coal- dale Mennonite Conference Church received a visit from Mrs. R e g u 1 a Qureshi of the University of Alberta archives. Mrs. Qureshi is visiting vari- ous ethnic groups in the prw- ince. She was impressed and en- couraged pupils and teachers to continue to maintain the tra- dition of learning the German language, particularly the tra- ditional verses and folk songs, There are 46 pupils attend- ing the classes. Tbe principal is Peter Jan- zen. Assisting him in teaching the six grade levels are Mrs. Jacob Janzen and Miss Tim Janzen. The classes are conducted Saturdays from November to about the end of March. District doings Honor couple ffiON SPRINGS (HNS) Newlyweds Mr. and Mrs. WU- lard Robertson of Lethbridge were guests of honor at a party held In the Hunlsville School auditorium recently. Olaf Mebten presented them wiUi a gift on behalf of their many friends, dose to 100 peo- ple were in attendance. Fee. hilced COALDALE (HNS) Trite owners here will bare muca licence fees. A new Alberta scale, effec- tive Jan. 1, has been forwarded to the town. The town now has eight trtll- er sites which are rented out. The rait for the M. is monthly. It could be doubled. Haul 241 loads COALDALE (HNS) aE kept UK public works de- partment busy. A total of 241 loads of snow was hauled away in December from tbe streets. All sidewalks in town WMt cleaned four limes. Plowing mow consumed 365i hours. It continues to snow thta month, driving costs higher. Last year ABT helped buy ten million dollars worth of groceries. Ten million dollars worth of groceries will keep the cash registers ringing in five large-size Alberta supermarkets, twelve months a year. That makes five Alberta supermarket managers and all their employees very happy. And last year our 6700 employees did just that. They did more for Alberta than just buy gro- ceries, though. Because last year their pay- checks totalled over 46 million dollars. And this money was spent In many ways. ACT people bought over 650 new cars, and spent over seven and a half million dollars on new homes and apartments. Plus about two million dollars to keep those same homes and apart- ments furnished. What does it all mean to you? Just this. Every time you spend even a dime with AGT, someone else benefits. Because when our employees spend money In Alberta, other Albertans are on the receiving end. And that helps keep Alberta's economy rolling ahead. AT AGT YOUR DIMES DO BUY MORE THAN CONVERSATION AGTT ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES ;