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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Januery II, _ TNI LETHHIDOI HflAlD 9 venture at Sparwood Plans are revised for complex SPARWOOD (HNS) At t meeting with council, the Spar- wood Iwcrealion Commission presented revised plans for the recreation complex. RETIRING Capt. Dnane Forsyta Is retiring as com- minding ofticer ot the mood Royal Canadian A i r Cadets Squadron 565. He-si recently awarded nil Cana- dian defence medal in a cere- mony at the Canadian Forcei Bases in Penhold. A veteran of the Second World War. Capt Fonyth is a teacher at Raymond High School, has been with the local Air Cadet movement since 1962 and commanding officer aince 1967. Doris Court heads group at Raymond RAYMOND (HNS) Doris Court was named president of the Raymond Ladles' Literary Society at the January meet- ing held at the home of Mrs. A. J. Gainer. Vice-president for the year Is Emma Dahl and secretary-treasurer is Madge Fairbanks. The Raymond Ladies Liter- ary Society is the oldest dub ot its nature in Raymond. It was organized January The charter club members were members of an LDS church auxiliary, the Taylor Stake Relief Society. January of the same year the relief so- ciety was reorganized with all board members being chosen from Magrath. The former board members organized the book club which has been con- tinued through the years, meet- ings being held once a month. Charter members were Vilo Snow, Edda Brandley, Viola Wing, Emma Dahl, Irene Redd, Lillian Roberts, Relva Ross of Utah, deceased, Georgina O'Brien, Rachel Kirkham, Charlote Knight, Luella Taylor and Phoebe Evans. The aim of the original or- ganization was to assist with funds lor books to be placed in the Raymond Public Library. Through the years substantial cash gifts have been given for this cause. A number of years ago the society voted to aid in the beautificalion program for Temple Hill Cemetery. This is done by a cash contribution each year from club funds. A number of years ago the women adopted "Charley" a little Philippine boy to whom they send money for his care and education. ELECTRIC GESTETNER Model 620 In new condition. What offen? Apply- VILLAGE of BEUEVUE Phone 564-4811 Changes were made by Vinir Building Sales Ltd. of Calgary to reduce the cost of the com- plex. The nw plans somewhat decrease the amenity areas, bring down the size of the curl- Ing rink and narrow the com- munity hall from the original plans. The new plans call for a building of square feet, costing complete. The building is a Butler type buiid- ing with some modifications and will have a low mode struc- ture with almost a flat roof appearance, straight facade capped by broad facial steel stress arches inside and a color enamel exterior. The building will include a hockey arena 83 feet by 185 feet, seating for S8> with 110 standing area which can be util- ized in the future as a curling rink with bar and club room, complete recreation office, kit- chen and concession area. The second floor will be community hall 42 feet wide 76 to 80 feet long, with kitchen and concession areas. The plans in- clude a cymco ice plant which would permit summer use of one of the two ice areas, such as summer hockey. The building can be phased and a functional shell can be built for If necessary, the curling rink can be elimi' nated and built at a later date, with a saving of How- ever, it was noted that adding on at a later date would be more costly at a rate of about 15 per cent to 20 per cent in- crease in cost in year. In two or three years tbe cost of the complex could be in excess of 50 per cent. If phased over three years the cost of the com- plex could be close to tgpo.ooo. Present funds held by tbe rec- reation commission total ap- proximately from the sale of the arena and curling rink at Natal, and 000 from tbe District of Spar- wood. This would be matched by 50 per cent Kaiser for a total sum of If the complex is built 000 for the building, plus in fees for Western Designs Ltd. for a total of Kaiser would donate a further leaving a sum of still to be raised by the community. A pledge drive is planned for Feb. 20 and various fund-raising activities are being planned. Kaiser's donation shall not be more than equivalent to one third the cost, payable to the organizers as the ex penses are incurred. The recreation, commission has recommended to council to okay the entire building and try to have it built' as soon as possible. Hopes are for con- struction to start in April with completion in December this year. In order to get started on the matter and speed things up, ft was recommended by the recreation commission and approved by council to pur- chase the plans for the entire building at a maximum cost of included in the so that the plans can be drawn up. The plans would become Cheques presented SPARWOOD (HNS) Secre- tary of the Sparwood Develop- ment Co., Mrs. Margaret Chat- terson, presented cheques to Norman Bakes, chairman of the Sparwood Recreation Ways and Means Society, for A total of was donated by the Sparwood Development Co. which sponsored the Com- munity Greeting Card, ?200 from the Sparwood Volunteer Fire Department 'and from the community card drive. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernoti Decoux, Reildenl Rep., Bloirmere Phone 562-2149 These Are The Lethbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area r-INCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD IUNN (Special Cemtpcndenl) In 113 CURESHOLM PAUL ANDERSEN P.O. 241 COUTTS MRS, ALICE HACKI..............General Delivery MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUllin P.O. MX lit, Milk Rim COALDALE MRS. PETER TYMIURSKI..................leu 1001 Contact rheie far your Dlitrlct NIWI CleMlfled Adverllllnt the property of the District of Sparwood and the complex could still be built in stages U so desired. It was also recommended that the mayor ask the Regional District East Koptenay for per- mission to use the old faclliUts at Natal for one more year. There U an agreement with the RDEK to demolish the build- ings by the end of April. FINAL 7 DAYS! Our Blgfjeit Clearance ef tht year will end toon If you have not checked the gml voluei new being offered on our entire stock you could mining out on real buyi for your Remember It'i a ttore-widt Sale and Everything Goet! BEDROOM FURNITURE Reg. Sole MODERN KROEHLER