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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Council seat vacant CLARES HOLM (HNS) -Claresholm will be short one councillor until the fall election. Councillor Cliff Symonds submitted his resignation this week because of his heavier work toad. Council voted a tie of three to three on a motion by Councillor Len Bach to hold an election. A tie vote defeats a motion and this may continue to happen during the remainder of the year as there is now an even number on council. Council voted a motion by Councillor William Laing to raise the minimum garbage fee for downtown business shops from $l to $3 per month. Garages will have to pay a minimum of $6 even if they haul their own garbage and the heavy oil drums will no longer be allowed. Mayor Ernie Patterson will take on the duties of former councillor Symonds on the Claresholm and district recreation board. By CA. weekes rrWS is going to be a big year with our FIFTH ALBERTA JAMBOREE announced for July 17-24. Who is going to direct us in our planning and preparations for this grand old Jamboree and other efforts? Regional Commissioner Eldred Palmer. We will gtve everyone the gen on the Jamboree and the program. Then you can see just why the Jamboree needs you. Just tell us what you need, Eldred. By moccasin telegraph word has been received some of the scout groups are behind with registration. That was due last Nursing home need stressed COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) - Dr. Victor Martinez and MLA Charles Drain attended Coleman council to discuss the need for a nursing home for the Crowsnest Pass. It was indicated the local hospital was filled to capacity. A large number of the patients are persons who would be better placed in a nursing home. Council requested Mr. Drain take steps to re-activate the former nursing home board that had been formed several years ago to look into this same matter. Councilman Mel Cornett was delegated by council to represent Coleman on the board. The annual town meeting will be held in the Central School auditorium at 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Persons 17 years and under may not purchase fireworks in town. ELDRED PALMER Oct. 31. If you are in a pinch, go to your sponsoring body and ask for the help you need and then help your sponsor help you! The groups concerned were informed and now all are cut off until the registration is paid Congratulations go to the fol lowing boys for winning their Gold Stage Citizenship Badge: Scott Sommerfeldt of Leth bridge, Bruce Hinman, Dale Silbernagel, and Doug Lunn all of Pincher Creek. Each of these Scouts has had a warm personal letter of congratulation from the minister of citizen ship. Scout Jim Toonc, now of Third Claresholm Venturers, has registered to attend the World Jamboree in Japan Aug. 8-15. He is the son of Assistant Regional Commissioner Leo Toonc. Grizzly District scouters were recentW in Cowley to congratulate yours truly and wife on having reached their 25th wedding anniversary. It was back in 1945 that Akela Van der Rest of the Emperor Charlemagne Group in Nijmegen was persuaded to come to Canada. It is authentic that she reached Edmonton on a Monday and on Tuesday night she was helping Scouter Kim Whittaker with the Sixth Edmonton Pack. The 19th Edmonton Pack and the First Sangndo Pack were both form' ed and led by her. On the action front lately was the First Wrentham Pack. What could be more special than a double birthday? Cubs Danny Slovak and Carson Mueller supplied the joint birthdays and their mothers supplied the birthday cakes and treats. Vauxhall Cubs and Scouts report some 21 Cubs and 14 Scouts are in action now with at least a dozen more planning a Ven turer Company. Good going, fellows! It is always' a pleasure to hear of friends in the news. This week it was the name of Everett P. Shaver of Edmonton. He has just been honored on retirement from the post tion of director of Alberta provincial parks. In ye olde days he was a troop scouter of the Third Edmonton Troop. Keep those snowshovels swinging fellows and keep your noses covered! Good Scouting all! WEIGHT WATCHERS Meets: Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. El RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Trust only the original Weight Watcher* (TM) to watch your weight. Hundreds of thousands have dene It successfully. You can, tool REGISTRATION $5.00 MEETING $2.00 MEN  WOMEN  TEENAGERS For Further Information Call 328-5832 A new Zenith Hearing Aid in the spirit of the 70's! The remarkably small Z-70 in-the-ear aid is here for you to test-hear today. Z-70: comfortable, reliable end convenient to wear. Ao cords or bulky case-just dependable and Inexpensive hearing assistance. Test-hear the Z-70 today. Miil or brigp Ihle coupon (or frss Z-70 Information and Zenith's "Sound and Hearing", a booklet that ihowa the wonderful world ol hearing. CECIL 0XENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 1201 3rd Ave. S., leth bridge iii 11. the quality goes in before the name goes on. NAME ADDRESS) CITY STATE ZIP PHONE RCMP reports to council PINCHER CREEK (Special) -Sgt. Ernest Todd of the local detachment of the RCMP reported to town council details of police duties for 1970. The report showed investiga-tons of 17 assault complaints; one rape; five motor vehicle thefts; 64 thefts under $50; thefts over $50 totalled 10; break, entry and theft 28; fraud 35; other breaches of the Criminal Code 57; provincial statutes (not in traffic) 679; fcn-paired driving ability 34; and Highway Traffic Act 162. During the year a total of 66 motor vehicle accidents were reported to the police, 58 of which saw property damage of over $200. Eight persons received injuries in these mis haps. Four members of the RCMP carry out the policing duties for the town of Pincher Creek and are located on Main Street in the new town police detachment building. Mrs. Skeith heads UCW NEW DAYTON (HNS) -New Dayton United Church Women re-elected its officers for another year at the annual meeting held at the home of Mrs. Donald Duncan. Officers are Mrs. Stewart Skeith, president; Mrs. Cecil DePratu, vice - president; Mrs. Donald Skeith, secretary; and Mrs. Joseph Schill, treasurer. Committee chairmen are friendship, visiting and courtesy cards, Mrs. Elton Duell mission and service, Mrs. Joseph Schill; supply and welfare, different member each month. Mrs. Alice Gorrill will take subscriptions to the United Church Observer and flowers will be placed in the church by those responsible for the cleaning each month. Roll call involved used postage stamps. One dozen new hymn books will be ordered. Mrs. Jim Ross was appointed to investigate the cost of covering the church lobby with indoor-outdoor carpeting. Study packet for "The Americas1" is to be ordered. A committee was formed to serve at the February meeting of Lhe AOTS men's group. The annual congregational meeting in the form of a pot-luck supper is slated for Jan 21 at 6:30 p.m. The UCW meeting in February will be held at the home of Mrs. Elton Duell. $935 for CNIB PINCHER CREEK (Special) -In the recent canvas conducted by the Pincher Creek Lions Club donations raised for the Canadian National Institute tor the Blind totalled $935. PC Dan LeGrandeur tosses hat in Alia. CLARESHOLM - Dan Le-Jrandeur, well - known' principal of the Willow Creek Composite School in Claresholm, has tlirown his hat in the political arena. Mr, LcG r a n d e u r, 33, announced Friday he will seek the FROSTY WINDOWS - Eight-yearolds Steven Peterson and Lois Davies study Jack Frost's work on the windows of Coalhurst Elementary School. Steven lives in town and Lois takes the school bus. Both will be glad when old man winter gets restless and flees the country. District doings Group sings STIRLING (HNS) - A number of teen-agers called Our Group from Fort Macleod recently provided and evening's entertainment at Stirling. They performed with various types of songs, dances and comedy acts at the LDS' Cultural Hall. Mr. Cahoon, a school teacher, was master of ceremony and also entered into many of the performances. OK interim funds COALDALE (HNS) - Town council approved an i n I e rim payment of $2,900 for operational funds to the southern regional recreation board recently. The board requested $5,800. It is awaiting grants from the provincial government. Last year the town spent about $10,000 for recreation and another $10,000 was set aside for the Sportplex fund. Day-rare centre CRANBROOK (Special) - Cranbrook's first day-care centre, to be privately owned and operated, is now taking applications for its February opening. Organizers are Mr. and Mrs. George Grafton Dr. and Mrs. Roy Messing and Garth Keeler. They have bought a four-bedroom modern house at 511 6th St. S Marks birthday GRASSY LAKE (HNS') -Jack Knibbs of Grassy Lake was the honored guest at his home when he celebrated his 81st birthday. Present to help him celebrate were seven of his 10 children; 15 grandchildren; Mr. and Mrs. Fern Knibb of Grassy Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Nelson of Burdett, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Moore of Calgary and Ross Haynes of Victoria. Mr. and Mrs. Knibbs are still living on the farm where they started as a young married couple in 1917. He enjoys good health and is looking forward to spring when he can work in the garden and look after the trees. Sugar festival one week away TABER (HNS) - Crowning of the queen of Taber's first annual sugar festival will be, the focal point of a two - day promotion here Jan. 22 and 23 sponsored by the Taber Retail Merchants Association, the Taber - Barnwell Beet Growers Association and the Taber Chamber of Commerce. Number of contenders for the crown has now risen to six, the winner to have free use of a new Pinto car for one year. She will receive a week-end of. entertainment at Vancouver. Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. is making arrangements. The queen will also appear in parades throughout the south during the year, a special float being planned for publicizing the district. Competing in the contest, with sponsors, are Miss Darlene Per-ini (Lions Club), Miss Dianne Powell (beet growers), Miss Laurie Jensen (Kiwanis club), Miss Deborah Stiroson (figure skating club), Miss Merle Jes-persen (Beta Sigma Phi sorority), and Miss Judy Brezovski (W. R. Myers High School students union). The first and only world championship for sugar beet loading with eight teams enter- ed, will commence at 9:30 a.m Friday with four heats that day and three final heats Saturday, all to take place uptown. Frank Wiens to attend Munro parley COALDALE (HNS) - Town council recently received an invitation to attend a meeting with federal minister of national health and welfare John Munro to discuss has white paper on income security. It is being arranged by the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association and will be held Friday, Jan. 22. in the Chateau Laeombe in Edmonton. Councillor Frank F. Wicns said he would attend. OK GARAGES COALDALE (HNS) - Dining December only two build ing permits were issued by the town planning commission. They were for garages with construction valued at $820. COUNTRY NEWS These Are The LetHkidge Herald Correspondents In Your Area MAGRATH MRS. MILDRED HARKER ............ P.O. Bex 97 MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUELLER .... P.O. Bex 329, Milk River MONARCH MRS. JACOB OEKKER ................ P.O. Box 61 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON ..............P.O. Bex 314 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON .............. Gen. Del. Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising Saturday, January 16, 1971 - TH1 LtTMBRIDQI HERALD - 3 Students speak at Stirling STIRLING (HNS) - Evening services of the LDS Church recently honored students who had returned to visit their families. Bishop William Hogenson called on each student. The first was Bruce Hirsche who is studying English at the University of Alberta at Edmonton. Then Lucie Zaugg spoke. She is studying sociology and psychology at Utah State University at Logan, Utah. Third was Sheldon H e r g e t who is studying for his master's degree in mechanical engineering at Brigham Young University. Collen Hogenson Eads is studying music at BYU. She sang two numbers. She has also studied at Salsburg, Australia. A student of nursing from the Municipal Hospital at Leth-bridge, Carolyn Herget, spoke next. She was followed by Barbara Neilsen who is studying education at the University of Lethbridge. Cal Merkley, visiting the Clif-for Hirsche family, was called upon to speak to the congregation. Mr. Merkley was principal of the Stirling High School for two years in 1943-1944. He is now working with the department of education at Edmonton. Other students visiting in Stirling were Mike Clausen of BYU, Robert Herget, Bruce Christensen and Tom Zaugg of the University at Edmonton, Maelin Quon of the Municipal Hospital at Lethbridge and John Christensen, Brent McKee, Peter Visser and John Bell of the University of Lethbridge. nng Progressive Conservative nomination in his riding. A political novice, Mr. LeGrandeur says he is seeking the Tory nomination because of the "party's tremendous attraction, both in its potential and the leadership of Peter Lough-eed. "I just believe this province is overdue for a change, and that the challenge must be met by those of Mr. Lougheed's sphere . . . young people ready to put out." The Conservative convention will be held Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the G r a n u m Community Hall. Mr. LeGrandeur has lived at various points in his riding throughout most of his life. He obtained his high school education in Fort Macleod, before completing his bachelor of education at the Universities of Calgary and Montana. His rise in education since graduation has been impressive. After two years teaching at the J. P. Foster School in Nanton, Mr. LeGrandeur was appointed vice - principal, and two years later assumed the principalship. He was in 1969 named to head the newly-constructed composite school in Claresholm. An avid curler and golfer, Mr. LeGrandeur is also a member of the Stavely Elks and Nan-ton Kiwanis Clubs. His father, the late Pete LeGrandeur, was world's champion bronc rider in 1924. He is married to the former Kay Davis, a teacher and the daughter of prominent Fort Macleod businessman and former alderman John C. Davis. He has three sons and three brothers. 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