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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta CHIIF MOUNTAIN AND THE CHINOOK - Chief Mountain, just across the international boundary line in Montana, ha* seen a lot of weather over the centuries. But sudden changes don't affect the chief's impassive countenance. Today warm Chinook winds sweep across the foothills of southern Alberta. Tomorrow the snow will be crusted and cattle will find the going tough. The Chief has seen it all. Wednesday, January 20, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID - 3 $890,000 in construction authorized at Pincher PINCHER CREEK (Special) -The year 1970 saw $890,404 in cons t r u o t i o n authorized by building permits issued by the Town of Pincher Creek. This was an Increase of $212,-855 from 1969 when construction authorized totalled $677,509. Under residential, 20 new homes were started with per- mits issued at $336,800. Eight garages valued at $33,-985; apartments at $305,476; 20 commercial permits at $183,203 and two industrial permits were approved. Taxes are due by Feb. 28 with some taxpayers responding already in order to receive the discount. Pincher, CUPE sign contract PINCHER CREEK (Special) -The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 927, has signed a one - year contract with the Town of Pincher Creek. The contract sees machine operators No. 1 receiving $3.19 an hour; No. 2 operators $3.03 and No. 3, $2.95. Utility men will receive $2.83 and laborers $2.20 per hour. For the first four hours of overtime they are to receive time and a half, anything over four hours is double time. Call - outs and holidays worked are double time. 1 \t Roundup of District" News; 111! Annual meeting TABER (HNS) - Taber Sugar Makers Credit Union will hold its annual meeting and election of officers at the Taber Moose Hall Friday, Jan. 29. There are 134 members. At year-end, members savings amounted to $137,856 out of total liabilities of $161,295. Just under $130,000 was on loan to members, and during the past 20-odd years total loans amounted to $907,000 with no loans written off. Net earnings for 1970 of $9,111 will be allocated to reserve funds and patronage dividends at the general meeting. LDS social TABER (HNS) - The annual social event for married people of the Taber LDS Stake will take place at the stake centre here Friday evening, Jan. 22. It will be a dinner, program and dance featuring a Raymond orchestra. DeMaeres unite GRANUM (HNS) - The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Adolph DeMaere held a family reunion recently at the home of Mrs. Alice Hoglund. Among those attending were Mr. and Mrs. John DeMaere, Pythians install chief COALDALE (HNS) - Coal-dale Pythian Sisters Sunset Temple No. 6 installed Mrs. Gladys Noble most excellent chief for 1971. At present there are 50 members. Mrs. Frances Vaselenak, altruistic convener reported there had been a good response to the request for articls for the food cupboard at Oliver House. More bedding, quilts and canned foods are needed at Oliver House, Mrs. Vaselenak stated. Mrs. Margaret King called for more antique items for the Coaldale room at the Sir Alexander Gait Museum at Leth-bridge. Members were asked to bring one article each to the February meeting. Mrs. Violet Perry was chosen temple mother for 1971. Appointed as committee conveners for 1971 were: altruistic work, Mrs. Margaret King and Mrs. Frances Vaselenak; catering, Mrs. Alice Jensen and Mrs. Maude Orcutt; flowers and gifts to the sick and bereaved, Mrs. A. Brown; cards to sick or bereaved, Mrs. Emi-lie Baldrey; lunch committee, Mrs. Martha Uhryn and Mrs. Dorothy Frache; visiting committee, Mrs. Evelyn Kenny and Mrs. Violet Perry. Red Deer; Mrs. Marguerite Whitehead, High River; Mr. and Mrs. earl Metzger, Stirling; Clarence DeMaere, Stir-lii\; Mr. and Mrs. Chris Erick-son, Lethbridge;1 Mr. and Mrs. Francis DeMaere, Mrs. Alice Hoglund, Mrs. Fedelia Fitzpat-rick and Albert Demaere, Gran-um. Another member of the family, Mrs. Grant SomerviUe of Bashaw, was unable to attend. Teacher hired NATAL (HNS) - Sparwood Elementary School has added Mrs. D. Pecknold to the staff to bring the total to 17 including principal Frank Mitchell. The addition was necessary because of the constantly in-ere a sing enrolment in the school. Enrolment on Jan. 11 was 567, 15 more than it was at the start of the school term. Marriage probed CRANBROOK (Special) -Cranbrook Ministerial Association, fellowship of all nine churches in the city, will hold a Monday evening series of talks on marriage at Knox Presbyterian Church starting Feb. l and continuing over five weeks. 32 rinks set COALDALE (HNS) - A total of 32 rinks have registered to fill for the annual Coaldale Curling Bonspiel to be held Thursday, Jan. 21, to Sunday, Jan. 24. More have shown interest but the quota was full. Frightened STIRLING (HNS) - A Grade 2 girl coming late to school was knocked down by three large dogs on the Stirling School yard recently. Teacher Richard Meeks heard screaming and investigated. He found the child barely visible down in the snow in the subzero weather. Although she was frightened she was not' bitten or injured. Town council is now strictly enforcing a bylaw. Dogs must not leave their owner's premises. After the rabies scare is over, end any stray dogs disposed, council will relax the restriction. Sparwood wins NATAL (HNS) - Girls from Sparwood entered the double knockout curling tournament at Femie recently and finished as runners-up for East Kootenay in the provincial playdowns. The Sparwood rink comprised skip Pam Cerny, Joanne Gris, Phyllis Musil and Gail Fontana. They lost to Golden by 6-4 in the final game. Stromsmoe, Dick ETZIKOM (HNS) - At the Tuesday evening card games in tlie Etzikom school, top prizes in bridge went to Mrs. Eddy (Hazel) Dick and Jerome S'tromsmoe with consolations going to Mrs. Pius (Thekla) Ehnes and Ron Davis. In the whist section highs went to Mrs. Ben (Rose) Burger and Ken Lanz with lows going to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hobbs. Restrictions for boating urged by club NATAL (HNS) - The technical planning commission of the Regional District of East Kootenay will be asked to study recommended restrictions on boating for lakes in the region. The restrctions were recommended by the Windermere District Rod and Gun Club and were made to the minister of recreation and conservation. Lakes1 would be divided into four categories: no restrictions; water skiing not allowed; and motors up to six horsepower allowed. 654 charges COALDALE (HNS) - During 1970 a total of 654 charges were laid by the police department here under the Highway Traffic Act. The 1971 report shows the total under the Criminal Code was 188 while under the juvenile delinquent category there were 113 charges. Another 22 were classified under the bylaws section and six Alberta statutes. ARR freight resources increasing EDMONTON (CP) - Freieht handling on the Alberta Resources Railway is increasing each month, Provincial Treasur er A. O. Aalborg says. Mr. Aalborg, chairman of the ARR Corporation, said in an interview that figures showing the increase during the railway's first 11 months were supplied by Canadian National Railways. CN Is operating the railway and is to take it over in 20 years. During the period the government received $354,534 in tonnage rentals from the CNR through the corporation, he said. Mr. Aalborg said during October, 1,254 cars carried freight out along the line to the CNR mainline at Brule while in November the figure increased to 2,931. The increase was mainly in grain shipments. The tonnage rentals indicate a deficit will be incurred on the principle and interest payments for the first year's operation, but, Mr. Aalborg said, this was expected for the first few years. Dividends By THE CANADIAN PRESS Northwestern Utilities Ltd., four per cent pfd., $1.00, Feb. 1, record Jan. 18. Nothing for the girls? COALDALE (HNS) - Dissatisfaction with recreational activities was expressed by a delegation appearing'before the southern regional recreation board here recently. Concerned parents confronting the board were Mrs. Al (Alice) Foder, Seiji Kimura and Doug Campbell. The group felt 95 per cent of the people were not satisfied with the recreation program. There was nothing in It for girls aged six to 16. The hockey program began too late and there was a lack of communication regarding ice availability. W. D. Geldert, recreation director, said both the outdoor hockey rink and the indoor skating rink schedules are posted in the window of the Coal-dale recreation office and at the rinks. Another outdoor rink Is to be flooded for the pee-wee hockey players Councillor Ben Rei-mer reported to town council recently. DOUBLE DISTANCE Safe winter driving requires additional space between you and the car ahead-at least double the normal distance. Benefits are two weeks holiday after one year, three weeks after five years and four weeks after 10 years. In ,the matter of sick leave after the first year they are eligible for 12 days, second year 18 days and so on along the line until after 16 years they are allowed 26 weeks full pay and 26 weeks half pay. Pidgeon re-elected chairman NATAL (HNS) - Fernie school district board reelected Jack Pidgeon board chairman recently. In response to a proposal from the minister of education for amalgamation of East Kootenay school districts, serious consideration is being given to the employment of Frank Levin, retiring superintendent of education in Victoria, to study amalgamation proposals. Mr. Levin is thoroughly familiar with education problems in the East Kootenay, having served as an inspector of schools in the area. Sparwood Elementary School addition is completed and shift teaching terminated recently. The addition includes two open-area teaching rooms for two classes each; four conventional classrooms and an art room. Rec survey computerized NATAL (HNS*) - A survey of recreation needs at Sparwood has been processed by the Kaiser Resources computer. A total of 223 forms were processed. John Walmsley, chairman of the recreation commission, has studied the results and has pledged recreational programs will be organized here to serve Sparwood citizens. Males accounted for 52.65 per cent of those surveyed while females accounted for 46.02 per cent. The 6ports activities which topped the overall interest chart were swimming, 30.53 per cent; bowling, 21.68 per cent; skating, 20.80 per cent; horseback riding, 16.81 per cent; curling, 13.72 per cent and Softball, 13.27 per cent. All age groups, except those older than 50, snowed interest in swimming, skating, horseback riding and Softball. Bowling was indicated a strong favorite by men and women adults and not at all by young people under 20. Various other recreational activities were probed. Val Meeks wins powder puff event Ridge Runners host snow races RAYMOND (HNS) - Raymond Ridge Runners recently hosted the Northwestern Snowmobile Association Races for Zone 4. Entries came from as far north as Calgary and Strath-more, west from the Crowsnesl Pass and south to the international boundary line. There were 87 entries. Races were held two miles west of Raymond. Flagman was Ken Kotkas of Barons. SAVE S 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE:  A $9.95 MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS  FREE INSTALLATION  tO MINUTE INSTALLATION  LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS  FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT jiiuuTe IUFFLER 509 6th Avenue South INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 There were no serious accidents. It was the first time the Raymond Ridge Runners have been hosts to the Northwestern Snowm o b i 1 e Association for Zone 4. Juniors: Lloyd Fromm Raymond; Robert Vlssar, Raymond; Philip Saru. watarl, Raymond. Powder Puff: Val Meeks. Raymond; Koke Wright, Coleman; Karen Dan. forth, Lathbrldge. 300 C.C. A Main: Ralph Helfrlch, Strathmore; Jim Grose, Calgary; Nel Chrlstofferson, Calgary. B. Main: Sak Saruwatarl, Raymond; Oary Fry, Strathmore; Monte Hall, Raymond. 340 cc A main: Robert K u z I w, Strathmore; Brad Mlskvlin, Lath-bridge; Terry McCracke, Calgary. B Main: Denny Fromm, Raymond; Ralph Helfrlch, Strathmore; Monte Smith, Raymond. C Main: Rent Vlsser. Raymond; Monta Hall Raymond; Bryant Barry, Cardston, 44 cc A Main: Pafer Vlsser, Ray- mond; Skip Shlpp, Calgary; John Ar-cand, Calgary. B Main: Marvin Laavltt, Cardston; Robert Kuilw, Strathmore; Lawrence Bailey, Lethbridge. C Main: Don Palmer, Cardston; Nell McLaln, Strathmore, Sash Matsuno, Raymond. 650 cc A Main: Jim Grose, Calgary; Butch Boehmee, Calgary; Bruno Bagdsn, Klllam, B Main: Raymond falackmer, Coutls; Lawrence Bailey, Lathbrldge; Ken Gaits, Coults. 100 cc A Main: Bruno Bagdad, Kll-lan; Don Laavltt, Cardston; Raymond Blackmar. Coutts. $85,000 structure under construction CRANBROOK (Special) -The year's first major business area construction project, at about $85,000, is in preparation by B. F. Adams and Company at present located in relatively small quarters on Eighth Ave. The company plans a two-storey building. It expects to occupy this in July on arterial 11th Ave. across from the RCMP building. It will displace a small house now on the 50-foot frontage. It will offer 5,000 square feet of space for three office suites, one of which is already leased to a law firm. The third firm has not yet been designated. The front will be decorative panels and glass with over bang and five - foot offset from the  Conforming with offstreet sidewalk. parking regulations, it will have Plans include a 65-by-50-foot a 65-by-50-foot parking lot at parking lot at the rear. the rear. Heads 'Pass auxiliary BLALRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Mrs. Lucille McDonnell of Bellevue was elected president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Crowsnest Pass Municipal Hospital. Other officers: vice president, Olive Dingreville; second vice-president, Mrs. Bessie Mcln-tyre; secretary, Mrs. Doreen White; treasurer, Mrs. Violet Watson and correspondent Mrs. Ethelwyn Padgett, all of Bellevue. Miss Eileen Shannon Allen of Blairmore received the annual silver baby cup for being the first baby born in the Crowsnesl Pass Municipal Hospital this year. More than 1,000 articles were repaired and a large amount of new material was sewn at the sewing meetings last year. Past - president Mrs. Violet Watson received a past-presi-deot'a pin. AK7RS G ANNUAL JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE ADMIRAL REFRIGERATOR 13 Cu. FT. FROST FREE Mfgs. Sugg, list $399 trr.. 297w PHILCO FORD 25" COLOR TV TOP OF THE LINE WITH AFC Mfgt. Sugg. List $939 fZT.. 73?16 ADMIRAL 19" TV SET BLACK AND WHITE PORTABLE Mfgi. Sugg, list $199 srr. 14S-38 BERNINA FULLY AUTOMATIC, SEWING Machine TOP OF THE LINE Mfgs. Sugg. List $419 srr. 35282 DANBY 10 CU. FT. Refrigerators 2-DOOR, AUTOMATIC DEFROST WHITE Man. Sugg. 100 71 list $259 100./ 1 WALNUT Man. Sugg. 1QO 71 lilt $269 1 TOY/ 1 SIMPLICITY ELECTRIC DRYERS Mfgs. Sugg, list $249 ~. 187-28 ADMIRAL CONTINUOUS CLEAN 30" RANGE AVOCADO Mfgs. Sugg. List 284.95 "r.n". 234M ADMIRAL 19" COLOR TV WITH TRANSISTOR RADIO Mfgs. Sugg, list $619 srr. 497-21 GENERAL ELECTRIC TOP LOAD DISHWASHER Avocado or OOO 41 Harvest Gold . . wOO.sl1 White. Man. Sugg. OOO AO list $409 , JXO.OO GENERAL ELECTRIC TELEVISION SETS 20-INCH PORTABLES Mfgs. Sugg, list $249 Err. 192� PFAFF SEWING MACHINES GOING BELOW COST Example: Zig Zig Open Arm trr.. 150* GENERAL ELECTRIC ^ ELECTRIC DRYERS Top of the line Models Avocado, Antique Copper r Whit* Man. Sugg. O 1 A�M list $319 Wm m *T GENERAL ELECTRIC GAS DRYERS Mfgs. Sugg, list $249 srr. 207-67 ADMIRAL 18 CU. FT. FOOD FREEZERS Mfgs. Sugg, list $249 srrr. 21193 ADMIRAL 2-DOOR Refrigerators DELUXE - FROST FREE Mfgs. Sugg, list $449 "ZT.. 347* GENERAL ELECTRIC GAS DRYERS TOP-OF-THE-LINE Harvest Gold Man. Sugg. P^l list $319 .. bWl ADMIRAL 13 CU. FT. REFRIGERATOR 2-DOOR, AUTO. DEFROST Mfgs. Sugg, list $349 srr. 268-31 ADMIRAL 25" COLOR TV DELUXE SET WITH AFC BUY OP A LIFETIME Mfgt. Sugg, list $899 tzrr.. 643-" BERNINA MINIMATIC SEWING MACHINES DEMONSTRATORS Mfgs. Sugg, list $319 srr. 267-" GENERAL ELECTRIC AUTOMATIC WASHERS SUPER DELUXE, AVOCADO Mfgs. Sugg, list $449 " 347" ADMIRAL 25" COLOR TV Spanish styling, to the floor styling Mfgs. Sugg, list $949 Clearance Price .... Ill BAKER'S PRICE GUARANTEE If you purchase en* of these appliances and find it advertised far lest within the next 12 months - we will refund the difference in cashl  Grain Taken In Trad*  Budget Plan Available - Low Monthly Paymenti GENERAL ELECTRIC - PHILCO FORD - ADMIRAL The brand names we sell ar* Canadian - manufactured in Canada and will be in business to give you service for the lifetime of your appliance. 9 APPLIANCE & TV CENTRE 319 7th ST. S. PHONE 328-1673 OR 328-1332 ;