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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Child Clinics Set CAHDSTON The Chief Mountain Health Unit will hold regular preschool and adult clinics for February as follows: CARDSTON: Thursdays from 10 to a.m. and to p.m. at the MD Building in the clinic office. MAGRATH: Tuesdays from in to a.m. at the clinic office. DEL BONITA: Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the school. HILL SPRING: Wednesday, Feb. 8 from to II a.m. at the church. WATERTON PARK: Wednes- day, Feb. 9, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Lion's Hall. GLEN WOOD: Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 11 to 12 a.m. at the school. Dr. Kurt Adler, medical of- ficer of health urges parents to ensure thier children are fully protected against contagious disease. Fish, game club meets COALDALE HNS) The Coaldale Fish and Game Asso- ciation will meet 8 p.m. Tues- day, Feb. 1, in the John David- Eon School. The executive reports it will be an important meeting. Plans will be made for the annual trophy day and dance to be held Saturday, Feb. 12. George Morton celebrates 90th birthday at Warner WARNER The family of George W. Morton held open bouse for him recently on the occasion of his 90th birthday. It was held here at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morton About 150 people attended and Mr. Morton welcomed each one personally. He was born at Mel v i 11 e, Ont, Jan. 16, 1882, going to high school at Picton, Ont., and to commercial school at Mel- ville, Ont. In the fall of 1904 he came to Indian Head, Man., where he was bookkeeper for the general store, coming on to Lethbridge for 1905-06, where he taught shorthand and typing, then on back to Indian Head until 1903, when he met Miss Lottie Irvin. They were married in June 1909, and he worked for Left- G. W. MORTON bridge Jobbing Company, now Campbell and Home. In 1911 he came to Warner, going into the machine busi- ness, then a clothing store in 1913 and groceries in 1915, re- tiring from that in 1927. He was secretary of the town and in 1968, he was honored with being presented wilh a 40- year plaque. He was one of three people to start the first consolidated school in 1913, the Warner school being built in 1914. He was on the board, only a few years lapsing, before retiring in 1968. He bought land where the home place now is in 1914 set up farming anc later on, entered into the ranch Ing business. He is In good health, and there are very few mornings he misses delivering the mai to the farm. He has three sons, Irvin George and Jack, eight grand children and eight great grand children. He resides byju'msel in Ms town home and is always active. Coutts United Church parley draws 11 members OOUTTS (HNS) The Coutts United Church congre gational meeting was held re- cently in the church hall with 11 members and Rev. G. Dickie present. Annual reports were present- ed. The Session held six regular and three special meetings. There were five infant and one adult baptisms and four new members admitted, one by cer- tificate, three by profession of faith. There was one transfer from Ihe congregation to Drumhell- er. One funeral service con- ducted. The Session approved the ex- tension of the Coutts United Sunday School to the Grain School. Leonard Thompson retired from the position of Clerk of Session after 12 years. This position has been filled by Rob ert Minor. Gordon Peterson is the new elected member on Session. Junior choir reported about 15 children, ranging from 9 to 13, meeting on Wednesdays af- ter school. Volunteer Workers Fellow- ship pins were presented to Mrs. Susan Harrie, Walter Ford, Leonard Thompson and Norman Thompson. The new Anglican-United hymn book was presented to organist Mrs. Alice Hacke. The United Church Women with Mrs. Eunice Minor, presi- dent, and Mrs. Christine Thompson, secretary, reported a busy year. They hosted the World Day of Prayer, served banquets, made quills and packed traces of clothes for Unitarian Ser- vices. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vornon DKOUX, dtp., Blairmoro Phono FIVE GENERATIONS Mrs. Myrtle K. Seely, 82, of Lethbridge, far left, with of her family. Mn. Seely i> the great great grandmother to infant Machella Ann, two months, at right. are: MIT. ion, Leo Seely of Stirling; Mr. daughter, Mrs. Wilbur (Evelyn) E-agleson of Milk River; ond Mn. Eagleson's daughter, Mrs Clifford (Carlo) Link of Leth- bridge. Home of fine Brazitr foods Dairij Queen brazier U. L H. 11 ft. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SPECIAL! BRAZIER BURGER FRENCH FRIES MILK SHAKE of FlavonO BOTH LOCATIONS NORTH and SOUTH NORTH STORE SOUTH STORE Phono 327-6440 Thunder, January 17, THI IETHMIDOI HMAID 3 Coleman library board headed by Mrs. Wecko COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Mn. Catherine Wecko was elected chairman of Lhe Cole- man Community Ubrary board it the recent annual meeting. Also elected were vice-chair- man and assistant librarian, Caroline Holyk; secretary, Mel Comett; treasurer, Mildred Zak; librarian, John Wavre- can; publicity, Jerome ReJ- man; telephone com mittee, Jo- sephine Kulig; and hospital li- brarian, Molly Strickland. The executive includes Lor- raine Aiello, 'Bessie Upton, Emily Misura and Steve Pen- ny. Total receipts for 1971 were WELCOME TO OUR WORLD Greg Deibert, Lori Martin and Richio Zeigler of Claresholm will skate in the Foothills Figure Skating Club's annual ice carnival Satur- day. Feb. 19, in the Claresholm Arena. Theme ihis year ii "welcome 10 our world." The trio will take part in the "Snoopy contest." Andersen Photo District doings Helping hand COALDALE (HNS) Coal- dale residents are requested to dear the snow from the area near their garbage cans to give easier access for the weekly garbage pick-up service. Citizens are asked to refrain from leaving their vehicles parked in the streets. These lamper snow removal. Meets Jan. 31 COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale'Arts and Crafts club will meet in the new Coaldale and District Sportsplex at p.m. Monday, Jan. 31. The meeting will be conduct- ed in the arts and crafts room specially allotted to the group. All future meetings will be held lere. Arts and crafts members lave been active in ceramics during the past few months. A tea and bazaar is planned for May. Deadline nears COALDALE (HNS) Resl- lents wilh tax arrears have Ken notified to meet with :ouncil at p.m. Monday, Feb. 7. Herb Fletcher, secretary- treasurer says property owners wishing to appeal their assess- ments must do so by the dead-; line set for Jan. 30. Seek members TABER (HNS) Taber: Chamber of Commerce dent John Tarns, vice-president I N. J. Orfino and secretary-1 treasurer R. F. Gibb were re-; cently appointed to outline a membership program. They will recommend a com- mittee from tne membership to make a complete coverage of businesses and selected indivi- duals to build up the 1972 mcm- wrship roster. i Directors I TABER (HNS) Directors of the Taber Housing Authority, as announced by ministerial or- der of Municipal Affairs Minis- Russell, arc: Rev. Ben Wall chairman Mrs. Mildred H. Evanson Hank Klok Don Porter (1963) and D. B. MacMurchy terms expiring Sept. 1. Mission festival COUTTS (HNS) The 27- member Gold Springs As One That Services Club will bold a 'mission festival" here Feb. 20. Rev. A. Baldeo will speak. 'lans are being formulated. RETURNS HOME Dr. John Low hai returned to his position In the Raymond-Ma- gralK Medical Clinic after a 4Vz-ycar post-graduate course in anesthesia at the Vancou- ver General Hospital. MORE DIVORCES The number of divorces granted in Australia in the first nine months of 1971 was a rise of 588 over the same period in 1970. Costs climb at Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) Town council increased the cost of water used (over the mini- mum) from 20 cents to 50 cents per 1.000 gallons. Minimum in the winter monllis is gallons per month. Summer minimum is gallons. Council imposed a special maintenance assessment in the amount of 50 cents per frontage foot on all properties previously assessed under Denbenture No. 1. This 20-year debenture will be amortized in June, 1972. The special assessment will become effective July 1, 1972. Council felt this type of as- sessment to procure funds is essential. The lines have been in use for 20 years and replacements will have to be made. Council also agreed to have Hie town purchase the Old Eco- nomy Comer property for 830. A bid of on a residen- tial lot, submitted by Square Deal Homes Limited of Coal- dale, was accepted. Expenditures were Sl.OBl with the bank balance at Dec. 31 being Donations and grants were acknowledged from the CWL, OORP, BPOE, UMWA, Ladies Auxiliary, Town of Cole- man and the provincial govern- ment, The librarian indicated then was a drop hi circulation during the past year. Highest circula- tion recorded was in 1966 when books were loaned. In 1971 only books were taken out. The drop followed en- largement of school libraries. The membership report showed there were 161 mem- bers. The library began a hospital service in 1971 which appears to be working satisfactorily. There are 60 books in circula- tion at the hospital. There are books on the shelves showing an increase of 300 books from the previous year. New books will be placed on the shelves in February. Retiring chairman Molly Strickland and volunteer work- ers Lorraine Aiello, Caroline Hblyk, Emily Misura, Vera MacQuarrie, H. Liddell, L. Gin- gras, Catherine Wccko, Bessie Upton, B. Kulig, J. Kulig, Kate Comett, M. Krywolt and I. Hol- slein were extended a vote of thanks. Mrs. Neville succeeds Mrs. Ah Ens COALPALE (HNS) Coun- cil recently accepted the resig- nation of Mrs. Abe Ens as the town's representative on Lethbridge county southern re- gional recreation board. Mrs. Gailen Neville was ap- pointed by council to fill tby Clark Blysak and accepted >y Rick Grieve, chairman of he Group Committee on he- fatlf of the lit Scout Troop, The smooth taste of quality that is unmistakably Seagram's. Seagram's FIVE STAR Canada's largest-selling rye whisky. Blended bolUed by Joseph E. Eeigrim Sons Ltd., Wttaloo, Oat. ;