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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-23,Lethbridge, Alberta W«*wwley, .tomMry »», 1974-THE LITHMlDai HIIIALD-« Driver get§ 3-month t jail term CRANBROOK    - WlUiam Arne Seidfer, SS. of Yahfc, has been convicted by ,Judge Michelangelo Provenzaiw in county court here ot charges of criminal negtigence and impaired driving. Judge Provemano sentenced Seidler to three months to be served in the correctional Institute, both sentences to run concurrently. The judge will recommend a five-year suspension of driving privities. The charges followed a highway collision near Moyie last July 25 which killed Kenneth Roy Holgerson. In sentencing Seidler, Judge Provenzano cited the previously unblemished record of the accused. k\ ^ District calendar Carmangay and Champion United Chorch congregations wiU hold a “church curl” at Champion Feb. 10, to he followed by a pot-luck supper. . . Jim Walker, counsellor at the Lethbridge Community College, will speak at 8 p.m. today at the Coalhurst High School on the topic “Parental influence on childhood .behaviour” ... The New Dayton Catholic Women’s League will hold an evening of bridge and whist at 8 p.m. Jan. 31, in the New Dayton Stadium . . . the United Church pastoral charge meeting will be held for Highway 4 towns at Coutts at B p.m. Feb. 13 ... the next meeting of the New Dayton Catholic Women’s League will be held at the home of Clara Kaupp ... the annual meeting of the Nobleford Savhigs and Credit Union will be held at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Legion Hall with a banquet preceding the meeting at 6:90 p.m----Fern 1. Bouchard, manager of the Lethbridge district office of r the Canada Penslffis Plan says ' field officer Ron Viney will be at Taber from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, Jan. 31 in the Taber Administration Building to explain the Canada Pension Plan and other programs Firm prepares gas cost study CARMANGAY - An engineering firm with offices in Lethbridge and Edmonton is preparing a report that will determine the cost of natural gas to members of the Little Bow Gas Co-op Ltd. The firm, Palmer Engineering, is expected to report back to the coKip at the end of the month. About three-quarters of the residents in the co-ops area have indicated they will join. Cost to the individual member will be about |1,700. Fire volunteers ‘best equipped’ in South area Farm management courses scheduled for Foremost Tumbling tumbleweeds Russian thistles, dried out during the fail and winter months, are plucked from the earth by winds and earned for miles across the Prairies, often to be halted by a fence. ' FOREMOST (Special) -Foremost’s new district agriculturist, Jim Birch has announced schedules for several courses for farmers starting next month. The Alberta department of agriculture four-week business management course wUl commence Feb. 4. The four*week course will run five hours a day and five days a week. Early application is advised. The Canfarm computer accounting system and its usefulness to modern-day agriculture was introduced at sessions early in January. A follow Elks N up Hall, held at the Bow Island, Jan. 21 Pincher Creek couple heads legion groups NEW DAYTON (HNS) -The Pincher Creek Royal Canadian Legion and Auxiliary have elected a man and wife team to head the orranizations. They are Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeMeyer. Mrs. DeMeyer’s first official act of business for the auxiliary was to present $558 to Legion president Mr. DeMeyer for the poppy fund. Installing officers were past'presldent Alex MacMurdo and district commander Mami Goddart. Installed were: W. Everts, first vice-president; W. Skelly, second vice-president; Fred Ully, sergeant - at -arms; Vern Gairns, secretary: and executive officers Tom Patterson, E. Visser, John Clarke, Gordon Robb, Charles McLain and Harold Ferris. Auxiliary officers are: Gail UJej^kmd/ TRIED SNOWSHOEINGT You should! Howard Bible explains why this Saturday in Weekend Magazine Don't miss his article, complete with full-color photos, on a sport which can take one into lovely, peaceful forest areas — far from the maddening crowds. In your Lethbrida* Herald WHkmd Magazine Visser, sergeant - at - arms; Mrs. N. Skelly, secretary; Mrs. E. Schmidt, treasurer; and executive officers Mrs. N. Hahn, Mrs. M. Everts, Mrs. C. Neish, Mrs. F. PoUock, Mrs. M. Fath, and Mrs. L. Peterson. Mrs. L. Visser and Mrs. C. Bowen are vice-presidents. Customers favor tollfree service Results of ballots returned to Alberta Government Telephones show 91 per cent of Glenwood telephone customers favor extended flat rate calling to Cardston. Some B4 per cent of customers in Standoff also favor the toll-free service to Cardston. Ballots were returned from 78 per cent of Glenwood customers and 34 per cent of the customess in Standoff, AGT will begin ordering equipment for installation of the new system In the three centres. Monthly rate increases in Cardston will be minimal, AGT reports. The service will be in operation by Nov. 27. CONTINUINB . .. MARANJO’S SELECTION OF WOMEN’S SHOES r *10®® Now Stl*ction of WINTER BOOTS «•w1/2 PrìM BtliRCi1/3off MgiilarioMO, CLEARING AT ....... MEN’S SHOES 14“ SELECTION OF WINTER Bools 14« ANOTHER SELECTION OF Women’s Shoes M|ilirt«t35 CLEAMNCE PAIR .... Rililwt« $30. CIEARIN8 AT ......... 599 SELECTION OF HANDBAGS Clearing At *5 EACH NMi: SMlkm AINrti    SMtplir m AypHciWi m uli. WORLD OF SHOES MM ’Vi    ..i • and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Farm management technician Dave Mulholland will assist farmers in setting up account books, preparing inventories and answering questions. A swine producer management course is scheduled for both Foremost and Bow Island beginning Wednesday, Jan. 30. Seminars will be held in the Foremost Community Hall at 1:30 p.m. and at Bow Island at 7:30 p.m. on the same days. The remaining three sessions are Feb. 6, 14 and 20. A one-day bean production meeting will be held at Bow Island Community Hall Jan. 24. Further Canfarm programs on completing books and interpretation and analysis are scheduled for February and April. A welding clinic is scheduled for Bow Island from March 11 to 15. Moonshine is top bareback bucking horse TABER (HNS) - The Taber Rodeo Association learned that one of Reg Kesler^s bucking horses, seen here many times, recently was chosen top bareback bucking horse in North America. The palomino gelding “Moonshine” was put at the top of the bucking horse string by the top 15 bareback bronc riders in North America at the National Finals Rodeo at Oklahoma City. The association chose rodeo weekend dates here this year as May 18, 19 and 20. Top riders will compete here this year m a CRCA -approved meet Prize money has been increased 15 per cent. Pilots and families will attend a fly-in rodeo breakfast at the Taber Airfield on the rodeo weekend. Fort plays festivities role FORT MACLEOD (Special) — The Fort Museum plays an integral part in the everyday life of the original home of the Mounties. John Walker, president of the Fort Macleod Historical Association, says the “Fort” participated in ecumenical services by supplying the chapel to all denominations, both organs had been repaired and were in very good condition'' The Fort had assisted the Fort Macleod Centennial Society with hosting the RCMP hockey tournament that kicked off celebrations for the force’s anniversary. They had sponsored a citizens’ day, held a program on July 1. hosted the town’s citiienship award day in August, cooperated with CBC, BBC, Alberta Tourist Bureau and others who needed the facility Artifacts had been loaned to neighboring cities to help RCMP promotirto« FINCHER CREEK (Special) - Archie Petrone, fire chief of the Pincher Credt Volunteer Fire Brigade, says his brigade is rated as the best-equipped fire department for a town the size of Pincher Creek anywhere in southern Alberta. The four-slaii fire hall houses two fire engines, one ambulance (operatm by the firemen), and the first fire unit to be used in Pincher Creek. Of the two engines, one is owned by the town for exclusive town use; the other is owned by the Pincher Creek MD for municipal fires. But it cah Also be used for any town fires. Remuneration of $240 a year for each of the 20 firemen is received from the town. The MD pays $3 an hour per man at rural fires. Only five firemen, at one time, may attend .municipal district fires, thus the town is Foremost home^ school disbands The South in short Barn blaze roasts pigs NOBLEFORD <HNS) -Fire killed a sow and seven pigs when it ,>wept through a Small bam recently on the Jake Wurtz farm northwest of Monarch. No insurance was carried. Cause of the midnight blaze is not known but a faul*y heat lamp is suspected. Priscilla Club votes CARMANGAY (HNS) -Phyllis Fremstad of Carmangay. has been elected resident of the Priscilla lub. ' New officers are: Mrs. Violet Davies, vice-president; Mrs. 4jrill Anderson, secretary; Mrs. Joy Laczo, assistant secretary; and Mrs. Ruth Shumaker, treasurer. The club was organized in 1810 and today has 19 members, all from the east Carmangay area. New Year’s baby a girl MAGRATH (HNS) -Magrath's first baby of 1874 is a daughter for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thomson. Melonie Lynn was bom at the Magrath Municipal Hospital, weighing nine pounds, 14 ounces. Gifts from local merdiants were presented by Mrs. George Grunlnger, president of the hospital auxiliary. An engraved silver cup Is given to the New Year’s baby by the auxiliary each year. FOREMOST (Special) -The Foremost and District Home and School Association has been forced to suspend operations due to the lack of interest of members. The decision was taken at the January meeting, attended by four teachers and six parents, many of whom were already serving in executive or advisory positions. Association president Fred Mathieson stressed the impor-taiue of attendance at the January meeting. He told the parents that unless attendance was reasonable and a new executive elected, he would have no alternative but to reconmiend suspension of the group's activities. The response was very poor. Although there were two other community functions on the same evening, by no means all of the families of the 450 students at Foremost School attended the rival attractions. The executive’s nominating committee, after an extensive search was unable to come up with a recommended slate of officers for the current term. President Fred Mathieson, vice-president Ann Elle and treasurer Thelma Stevens would not stand for reelection. Drug abuse film scheduled ETZIKOM (HNS) - The Hoping Women’s Institute will show Short Grass 4-H Beef Club members a film on drug Women^s league meet set NEW DAYTON (HNS) - A regional Catholic Women’s League meeting wilt be held from 9 to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at Coutts Rev. Kelly will speak. Kits will be ordered for the “development and peace” essays. Church board head named CARMANGAY (HNS) -Bert Hillard has been named chairman of the Carmangay United Church board. Other officers are Wallace Book participation needed TABER (HNS) - Edwin H. Price, chairman of the Taber Historical Society research committee, has called for more public participation in supplying material for the historical book now in STILL SELLING FOR LESS STERN’S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314MRmlS.    nMitt74U4 safeguarded by Uie remaining 15. The MD and the Town ot Pincber Creek joinUy finance the department. Cowley services its own village but the Pincber Creek firemen attend rural fires around Cowley as Cowley is in theMD. An agreement between the Peigan band council and the MD council has Pincher Cre^ firemen attend fires within a one-mile radius of Brocket on emergency calls onl^. Brocket now has its own unit. Fire Chief Petrone states they have everything in equipment that fosters efficiency. This includes such things as resucltators, Scott air-packs, high and low foam expanders, smoke ejectors and air masks. No other town has a telephone system comparable to Pincher Creek’s. Every firemen has a fire phone In bis home. The fire hall is also equipped with a 10-horsepower siren. Mr. Petrone said 1972 was the worst year for fires in a long time. Total loss was f63,-436 in the MD from 14 calls. Vehicles and trailers loss was (21,053. The loss by the 18 calls in Pincher Cre^ amounted to 139,636. One person lost his life. The number of buildings inspected in town was 36. Total losses to date for 1973 for the town and the MD are estimated to be rou^y ¥33,000. Fire prevention in town is at a better level than ever before. The fire department has requested the provincial government for reclassification for lower fire insurance rates. Home, school head elected NOBLEFORD (HNS) -Patricia Imeson has been reelected president of the Nobleford Home and School Association. Mrs. Francis Schultz is vice-president. Education Minister Lou Hyndman’s recent speech to the Alberta School Trustees Association will be heard from a tape recording at the next regular meeting. FRAME STYLES From . . . AROUND-THE-WORLD Held Over For 3 Days Our Gigantic January abuse and will have two speakers at the Feb. 6 meeting. CkoMMCS. SALE WESTERN BOOTS Sroktn «I»! ind ttylii only. 8» Tony Ltm* — ■ H. H. Brewn and Big Horn.    . Clearing At 1/3 to i/2 OFF Lavi« P«fmi Prau F)ar* Twaa<j CASUALS Miller, secretary; Bert Blimkie, treasurer; and Ken Blimkie, envelope steward, Mrs. Lenora Baldwin was thanked for organ playing. U.S.A. Pric« 12.00 Sal* Prica ....... 599 Lavi* Flart Chack CASUALS preparation. Individual family, ethnic and organization materials are required — forms are available from the preventive social services offices in the administration building. Rag.11.tS Sala Prica 6*' Man'* Knit DRESS SUCKS Ragular 24.SS Sala Prica ... 9« Wrangltr Parma Prati STRIPED CASUALS BootCMt, Rag. 11.95 Sala Prica ........ 7" MEN’S LEATHER JACKETS *.200^ J/2 To Clear OFF W* rMcrv* th* right to limit qiuintlliM. All mIm cash and final. No rtfunda or axchang«. WBSTESR WUB 30« - 5th Strati S., LatlilMMg* ;