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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta WWntMlay, JiflMry It, TOI LITHUIMI MIALD 3 By CA. Weekes No sneezes! Take your vita minsl Cub and Scout items mai them to my new address, Box 64, Cowley; thanks! Porcupine Hills District Conn ell for 1972 is headed by Or Robert Lancaster of Fort Me leod. John Madison of Clares holm is secretary treasurer The formidable Lew Blair o Fort Macleod is district conv :missioner. John Slrang of Slavery is as eistant district commissioner for Cub groups. This active council has chieftains for Stave ly, Claresholm, Granum anayton Golf Club and was serv- ng his sixth term as presi- dent. An active member of flie New Dayton United Church, he serv- ed as elder and sang in the choir for many years. In I960 George became man- ger of the newly built Son- 50-YEAR JEWEL Charles 'McNeely, centre, of Coutls Century Lodge 100, AF and receives a 50-year jewel by Irvin Coover, left, and Waller Ford. Mr, McNeely, resi- dent at Ihe Edith Cavell Nursing Home, Lethbridge, WQS initialed a mason May IB, 1921. Attending were Warren Hacke, Angus Erickson and Orlo McNeely. -Alice Hacks Pholo Olson: Great sales DEL BONITA (HNS) Ag- riculture Minister H. A. (Bud) Olson told a recent meeting here that in the crop year of 1970-71 there were more grains sold than in any other crop year and that 1971-72 was even better in the first five months. About 35 people braved the 25-below weather to attend the two-hour meeting and question period. Mr. Olson said the Canadian rate of growth was the highest Of any of the western nations. He said Bill C176 was en- abling legislation for the differ- ent farm groups to put into force whenever they decided they needed it. The government would not put it into effect un- til the majority of the farmers wanted it. He explained the new tax bill and said it would be more equitable. It would remove a lot of the lower income people from paying income tax. Mr. Olson defended Canada's stand on recognizing mainland China and Prime Minister Tru- deau's trip to Russia. He said it would go a long way toward more friendly relations with the Communist countries. Church moved to Duchess By MAHIE SORGAUD lltrild Newi Service IRON SPRINGS Another landmark has disappeared from UK Iron Springs scene Granum oldtimer honored GRANUM (HNS) Donald Douglas of Granuro was hon- ored on the occasion ot his 80th birthday at a recent family din- ner at Claresholm. Attending were out-of-town guests Mr. and Mrs. Roddy Douglas and Miss Coleen Flan- nigan, all of Trail, B.C., Mrs. Pat (Jean) Flannigan of Thun- der Bay, Ont., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Douglas, Jr., of Jranum. Close friends also at- tended. wilh Lhe moving of Our Lady of Mercy Church to Duchess where it will serve i Menno- nite congregation. With the introduction of irri- gation in the 1920's there was an influx of- settlers into the new- ly-formed Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District, many of whom were Roman Catholics, They first gathered at the Hinds home west of Iron Springs for their devotional ser- vices and Rev. J. McCoy came from Bow Island to say mass. Plans were soon under way lo build a church. A site was purchased in 1926. Our Lady of Mercy Church was built in 1927, the project being _ superintended by the late Tony Slachotski of Iron Springs while Vince Appelin of Turin was in charge of the cement work. The rest of the work was done by volunteer labor. The first priest was Father McCoy, then parish priest at St. Patrick's Church at Medicine Hat. The church served Roman from Iron Springs, Turin, Picture Butle and Barr- hill. Organist for many vein was Mrs. Paul Geldridgc, now of Calgary. This church, a basement type building, was used until the late 1940's when the building of a new highway necessitated ils removal. Stipulations for a grant specified it must be built on the same site. In 1M9, a new church was built under Ihe direction of Ivan Horfnoth. was dedicated May 7, 1950, by Bishop Francis Carroll of the Calgary Diocese with mass being said by Rev. John O'Brien. In the meantime an Increase in the population in Picture Butte had warranted the build- ing of a church there and thus Picture Butte became Ihe par- ish. Our Lady of Mercy Church, with a sealing capacity of 200, continued to serve about 100 families from the Iron Springs, Turin, Enchant and Barrhill communities until three years ago when the congregation was transferred to Picture Butte. nine Seed Cleaning Plant, it was rated among the best run ID He worked with Boy Scoots and was a member of the Wir- er BPUE. Beyond the fields we plow are others waiting, The fallows of the ages all unknown Beyond the little harvesl we are reaping, Are wider, grander harvesls to be grown. Lively Roundup of District r I -nTPs, Mercury bobs DEL BONITA (HNS) Jan. 12 the mercury dropped to 37 below; the next day it was 30 below. Jan. 14 it was 24 below at a.m. and at 7 p.m. it was 20 above. Jan. 15 it was 34 above at 9 a.m. with strong winds and blowing snow. There has been a lot of wind recently. DRILLING AT CLARESHOLM This rig is one of four drilling five milet east of Claretholm. Andersen Photo FAIRFIELD SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd S. Phoni 327-6684 NOW OFFER COMPLETE SERVICE AND PARTS Far ill medtli of Television Black and Colour Radiot Record Players Back to school TABER (HNS) Truslees of the Taber school division au- thorized themselves to go back lo school, a seminar sponsored by the Alberta School Trustees A s s o c i a tion on "boardman- ship." To be held during March it will cover a trustee's respon- sibility, administration teams, employer employee relations, the silent public and setting objectives. Date and place are yet to be announced. Two break-ins FORT MACLEOD (Special) Three young men were apprehended after two break- ins were reported on Main St. here. The Whitehall Grocery was ectered through a back win- dow. About was taken. Sunset Radio and TV repair lost 75 cents and a front door window. Liquor licence FOET MACLEOD (Special) Royal Canadian Legion has been granted s. liquor cence. It is the first for Fort Ma leod. A spokesman said liquc went on sale Jan. 13. Includei on the new menu were .scotc rye, gin and rum. Should ther be a demand, added later. wines will b< Boxing club? PINCHER CREEK (Special public meeting, to see there is enough interest to form a boxing club, will be held a the town hall Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. Persons interested in boxing managing or training are urged to attend. Contact the parks and recrea tion office at 627-4322 for fur ther information. If you are interested and can not attend let them know. Hot dogs disappear PINCHER CREEK (Specia Pincher Creek Fire Bn gade held its tree burning n cently in aid of the Muscula Dystrophy Association of Can ada. Trees were gathered in the morning by the fire brigac and young people. A large gathering of young sters from Pincher Creek an district gathered in the after noon to enjoy the big blaze am help eat 40 dozen hotdogs. Another look TABER (HNS) A recent ly adopted policy of Tabe school division has been re- scinded because it may con travoie the division's agree- Beef short course set for Feb. 3 at Cranbrook CRANBROOK (Special) Details for the Kootcnay Beef Short Course, set for Thursday Feb. 3, at the Royal Canadian Catholic women gather ETZDCOM (HNS) Nine at- tended Ihe Faith Catholic Women's League meeting held at Hie home of Mrs. George (Lottie) Gaclz. The rug for tiie church was again under discussion. It was decided to purchase a layette to be sent to the Cal- gary "Birth Right" also a set ot textile paints in order to paint the table clothes for bri- dal showers. A shower is also on Die agen- da to honor brldc-to-bc Deb- orah Ehnea in tlie Hoping Hall Jan. 23 M 8 p.m. Tht hostess gift was won by Mrs. Gnotz. The next meeting Is slated for Feb. 7 fit the Ixmic of Mrs. Ctarlcs (Ula) Hcrbst. Legion Hall, have been ar ranged. Sponsors are Kootenay Live- stock Association, covering area from Grand Forks ink the South Country and north to Golden, and Cranbrook ant Creston provincial agricultural agencies. Main speakers will be chai-tcr accountant Gordon Leversage, Creston; bank manager R. H Bazett, Kelowna; lawyer Ce- cil Memory, Cranbrook; anc provincial farm economics di- rector Jim Hall, Victoria. Moderators will be depart- ment development and exten- sion officer Roy Wilkinson, and agents Walter Goerzen, Cres- Lon, and Gary Mosher, Cran- brook. A district taxation officer will also participate. Tire course, set in panel onn, will run from a.m. o 0 p.m. and will emphasize economics of beef growing rom the title, management, accounting and tax aspects. Tills is the third annual short CAR THEFTS About motor vehicles were stolen in Australia in 1971. ment with the ATA local. The policy concerned the dis- missal of divisional employees convicted of using drugs. Trustees will review the pol- icy with the hope it will be adopted tion. with some modifica- Ban ends on coaching FOREMOST (Special) Richard Buswell, president of Uie Alberta Teachers Associa- tion, local here, said today that with the recognition by school authorities that teacher partici- pation in extra and co-curricu- lar activities is voluntary, teachers in County of 40-Mile voted recently lo withdraw their ban on the coaching and supervision of such activities effective immediately. MOVING CHURCH Our Lady of Mercy Church moves from Iron Springs to Duchess, taking a wealth at nostalgic memories of bygone yeos. Sorgard Pholo Home Recipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It's simple how quickly one may lose pounds of unsightly fat right in your own borne. Maie this home recipe yourself. It's easy, no trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drugstore and ask for Naran. Pour this into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle, Jake two tableepooneful twice a day aa needed and follow the Naran Reducing Plan. If your first purchase does not show you a. simple easy way to lose bulky fat and help regain slender more graceful curves; if reducible pounds and ot excess fat don't disappear from neck, chin, anna, abdomen, hlpa, calves and ankles just return the empty bottle for your money back. Follow this easy way en- dorsed by many who have tried this plan and help bring back al- luring curves and graceful elenderness. Note how quickly bloat .much better you feel. More alive, youthful appearing and active. Herb's WESTERN WEAR CONTINUES WITH WESTERN BARGAINS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY ISO PAIR ONLY MEN'S TEXAS BRAND DINGO BOOTS Sizes 614 to 12 Reg. 34.95 .CLEARING AT 7 ONLY REGULAR SPORT COATS g-95 Reg. 29.50 6 ONLY REGULAR MEN'S SUITS Reg. to 59.50 LEVIS STA PRESS FLARES by Love 'n Stuff, Mule, Gaslight. Fancy and Strlpei. Res. to 17.00 ,00 150 DOWN FILLED JACKETS MEN'S WESTERN SPORT JACKETS 50 off MEN'S WESTERN SUITS Reg. 95.00 to 130.00 65" CLEARING AS LOW AS New MEN'S ALPACA SWEATERS by WARREN KNIT Clearing at Vi PRICE Reg. to 19.95 7.95 and 9.95 MEN'S WESTERN SHIRTS BM By Karman SALE PRICE 6 ONLY PIONEER DOWN FILLED INSULATED Pants Reg. 31.95 159S STANFIELD'S COMBINATION UNDERWEAR CLEARING AT STANFIEIDS WORK SOCKS wool and 30% nylon. Factory price 2 pair 2.39 45 PAIR OF TEXAS BRAND BOOTS With crepe sole, tap fringe. Reg. 22.95..... :.oo ON SALE AT 75 ONLY MEN'S LEATHER JACKETS Coring VZ to Vl WOODS DOWN FILLED JACKETS 23.95 OPEN Thurt. and Fri. until 9 p.m. WESTERN VElft GRAIN TAKEN IN TRADI FOR MIRCKIANDISE pair 308 Slh STREET S. PHONE 328-4726 ;