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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Child Clinics Set Fewer members worries session COUTTS (HNS) - The de-1 pupils on the roll with an aver-cline in membership is the ma- age attendance of 34. PINCHER CREEK (Special) -The Chinook Health Unit will conduct the following well-baby clinics during February. FORT MACLEOD: Tuesday, Feb. 2, health unit office 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. PINCHER CREEK: Wednesday, Feb. 3, health unit office 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. CLARES HOLM: Thursday, Feb. 4, elementary school 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. LUN DBRECK: Thursday, Feb. 4, Anglican parish ball 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. STAVELY: Monday, Feb. 8, home economics room 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. COLEMAN: Tuesday, Feb. 9, miners' hall 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. PINCHER CREEK: Wednesday, Feb. 10, health unit office 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. BLAIR MORE: Thursday, Feb. 11, health unit office 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. HILLCREST: Friday, Feb. 12, credit union office 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. BELLE VTJE: Friday, Feb. 12, town hall 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. FORT MACLEOD: Tuesday, Feb. 16, health unit office, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. PINCHER CREEK: Wednesday, Feb. 17, health unit office, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. CLARESHOLM: Thursday, Feb. 18, elementary school, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. GRANUM: Friday, Feb. as, high school lunchroom 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. jor concern of the Coutts United Church. This concern was expressed at the annual congregational meeting. The meeting was held in the church hall with Rev. K. D. Hewlett chairman and Mrs. Lucy Ford secretary. Reports were given as lows: Officers and teachers are: superintendent, Mrs. E. Ford; secretary treasurer, Mrs. W. Hacke; teachers, Miss Debbie McCulloch, Mrs. H. Hacke, Mrs. R. Minor, Mrs. D. Ostby, Mrs. W. Ford and Mrs. R. Barrows. Sessions: The main concern fol-1 of the session has been the declining membership. Session The committee of stewards: assisted with Communion ser-Nine members elected. Seven vices and five baptism ser-regular meetings held with av- vices. Charles Mellafont was erage attendance of five. A elected to the session, joint meeting with the session Gold Springs AOTS: There and congregation was held for are 23 active members and of the purpose of making more these 11 are charter members, members aware of the great Supper meetings are alter-need for financial support to nated between the three points, meet the church's obligations. New Dayton, Milk River and Retiring stewards: Earl Sib- Coutts. ley, Mrs. E. Ford, DeWayne Girl Guides: Presented with Ford and Mrs. Susan Harvie. Religion and Life Awards un-Mrs. R. Minor was elected and der the direction of Mr. How-Mrs. E. Ford and DeWayne lett: Janet and Charollet Ford were returned to office. Wiens, Pauline Larson, Denise Coutts UCW: Membership Bunn, Shelley Minor and Ger-for 1970 was 19 with Mrs. E. aldene Whitesel. ONE FIRE TABER (HNS) - Taber fire department reports one fire (pulp dust at the local sugar factory) war controlled, otherwise no activity in town or municipality in December. The ambulance made one call in Taber and two in the MD durum the month. Sfelk as president. Social service sent several boxes of used clothing to the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada. Courtesy committee sent 31 cards and made visits. The annual fall supper and bazaar was not held. Donations were! made to the Bascuk family when fire destroyed their! borne. Sunday School: There are 43 Everett Ford was re-elected to be the representative for ministry and personnel from the church. KC plan 8 meetings 'new look' Christians NEW YEAR'S - The Japanese community of Ottawa, especially the pupils of M a s a o Takahashi, formerly of Raymond, recently celebrated a traditional Japanese ceremony marking the New Year. Known as Kaga-mi Biraki, it includes jodo, Japanese calisthenics, karate, flower arranging, Japanese caligraphy, songs and dances. From left: Masao Takahashi, president of the school which bears his name; his daughter Tina, 10; Eldon Uchida, six, Shimichi Kondo, Japanese ambassador to Canada, and Kukichl 'Takahashi of Raymond. When the ceremony concludes, participants enjoy a magnificent Japanese buffet. This is served according to the ancient tradition of the land of the rising sun. on COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) -St. Joseph the Worker Council, Knights of Columbus, is spon soring a scries of eight meetings to be held in the Coleman Roman Catholic Hall to highlight Christianity 1971, A New Look First of the meetings will be held Jan. 31. The subject will be further considered at meetings Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 28, March 7, March 14, March 28 and April 4 All meetings will begin at 8 p.m. Topics include a discussion about Jesus; a probing ot Scripture; Sacraments; You, Christ and Pennancc; The Church; Morality and Prayer. Speakers will be the reverend Hagcl, Hoscha, MacDon-and, Nelson, Cooney and Mac-Clellan. Father Hagel or Rev. J. Green will speak at the last meeting on Prayer. ETSryone is urged to attend. The CWL will serve refreshments. Roundup of District" News TRIP TO COAST-Taber sugar festival queen Mls� Laurie Jensen receives two air tickets to Vancouver from Jack Kenney on behalf of Canadian Sugar Factories ltd. She also received use of a new car for one year from dealer Lawrence Campbell. Backs nursing home move Legion chiefs PINCHER CREEK (Special) - A joint installation of of- 80th birthday COUTTS (HNS) - There were four generations of the ,_____,______ Mellafont families on hand to ficcrs of the Royal Canadian honor Richard Henry (Harry) Legion and the Ladies Aux-Mellafont on the occasion of his Uiary was held here recently. 80th birthday. --- ~ About 175 called during the afternoon. A daughter Mrs. Richard (Rita) Perrie and family of Bill Everts was installed president for a third term. Other officers: Brad Anderson 1st vice - president; Doug. Andrews, 2nd vice - president; Victoria, B.C., was unable to Neil DeMeyer, secretary; Gorl attend. . don Robb, sergeant-at-arms, Mr. Mellafont was born Jan, - - �- �- - - 26, 1891, in the hamlet of Bog-nor, Ont. He came to southern Alberta in 1910, to homestead on land east of Coutts. He has 19 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. \amd, banner, i2e.lt, ^erta & do. CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS Announce the opening of a PROFESSIONAL OFFICE AT 55? HIGHWAY AVENUE PICTURE BUTTE, ALBERTA ATTENDED - TUESDAYS 9 TO 4 P.M. TELEPHONES PICTURE BUTTE - 732-4754 IETHBRIDGE - 327-8511 MHDWBnesniHnBK meres more tddhv emerGencY service Wherever, whenever your car lets you down, the A.MA. is there to get you on your way again ... 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Now, increased payments to contract garage operators ensure even faster service for all members. Emergency Road Service includes battery boosts, tire changing, delivery of gas, oil, or water. A friend you can call on wherever you go. SEND FOR THIS FREE BROCHURE NOW! CONTACT THE ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION Ladies Auxiliary: Mrs. Natalie Skelly, president; Mrs. Merle Laidlaw, 1st vice - president; Mrs. Mary Everts, 2nd vice - president; Mrs. Shirley Andrews, secretary; Mrs. Betty Schmidt, treasurer; Mrs. Retta DeMeyer, sergeant-at-arms. Grade 1 post CLARESHOLM (HNS) |- The Willow Creek School board recently learned Mrs I Patricia Falk of Coaldale has accepted the position of Grade 1 teacher at Granum to June I 30, to fill a vacancy resulting I from the resignation of Mrs, Linda DeMaer Dec. 31. Gordon Neilson of Leth- bridge accepted the position of junior high school teacher at Nanton. Space found KIMBERLEY (Special) Relocation of Grades 10, 11 and 12, partly in their own Selkirk Secondary School building and partly in converted classroom space at P. J. McKim Junior Secondary School seems possible. Selkirk fire damage is established at $1,060,000 with four classrooms in the burned wing | apparently salvageable. Installs Rebekahs PINCHER CREEK (Special) | - Mrs. Kaye Carlson of Stave-ly, district deputy president for District 14A, attended the Alex I andra Rebekah Lodge meeting recently to install officers, Officers for the ensuing year I are Dolores Haley, noble grand; Alice Dalman, vice-| grand; Faye Reed, recording secretary; Denice Lang, fin an cial secretary; B. Sarathy, treasurer; Margaret Black-bum, conductor; Agnes Du-mont. warden; S'nirley Shem-ko, chaplain; Elsie Mosely. Mrs. Edith Whipple will be degree captain. Wins bursary CLARESHOLM (HNS) - The Willow Creek school board recently granted Barry Pratte of Granum the job of "intern ment teaching" during next May and June as a bursary student. Roy Hunter of Fort Macleod was granted a third $500 bursary for university teacher education. He will join the staff in September. Miss Leona Schuler of Claresholm applied for a bursary for university. It is under consideration by the bursary committee. Charity auction PINCHER CREEK (Special) - A charity auction is planned for Saturday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m in the E. Lutz Plumbing Build ing. Sponsored by the Alberta Auctioneers Association, the proceeds will go to the Pincher Creek - Crowsnest Retarded Children's Association. Citizens may contact Don Walper, or Bob Nighengale for pick up of azy items they may have to do-May ride buses CLARESHOLM (HNS) -Willow Creek trustees gave permission for pre-school children to ride school buses to and from privately - operated kindergartens providing there is room and there is no extra cost to the division. They also authorized the payment for hot soup where there are no cafeterias. Opposes charges TABER (HNS) - A 45 per cent increase in the cost of raw irrigation water for domestic and industrial use has prompted town council to investigate "every avenue of appeal" against the charges levied by the Taber ID. Under a five year agreement which expired with 1970, last year's water cost the town about $3,600. Rummage sales BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Blairmore United Church Circle of Service will hold its annual rummage sale in the church basement Friday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 9 p.m. and on Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. until all articles are sold. Donors may phone 562-2664 or 562-2715. Heads auxiliary BOW ISLAND (Special) -Mrs. Edith Hall was re-elected president recently of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Bow Island branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Other officers are Mrs'. Louise Schmidt, vice-president; Mrs. Giseila Hodgson, secretary; Mrs. Bernice Humphrey, treasurer, and Mrs. Jean Rode, sergeant-at-arms. The executive includes Mrs. Alda Kemer, Mrs. Mary Suk- TABER (HNS) - Town council has approved in principle the withdrawal of the kau, Mrs'. Alice Schaufele and Taber district from the Leth-Mrs. Dot Mitchell. bridge Auxiliary Hospital Dis- A joint installation with the trict for the purpose of estab-Legion will be held Feb. 5. Ushing a new Taber Auxiliary Hospital District and the es-Save one hour I tablishment of a nursing home here. CLARESHOLM (HNS)- The It will be discussed by town Willow Creek School Board re- representatives with the Taber cently decided to eliminate the MD council Feb. 8. The town reading of monthly bills at regular meetings to save at least an hour of meeting time. This has been done in other divisions. Any accounts which the secretary has doubts about will get board attention. 'Lapathon' FORT MACLEOD - The F. P. Walshe High School students' council is sponsoring a 15-minute "Lapathon" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Participants will run, walk or crawl around the big new F. P. Walshe gym. Gorclie McNab, student council athletic director and Mona Daley, student council president, are in charge. Two meetings CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek School board recently gave consideration to holding a second meeting a month. They favored an evening meeting so as not to take more time away from their private business. wants to be assured that such a nursing home (50 beds minimum) would have a 75 per cent occupancy, and that accommodation would be available in the Leth bridge homes until such services are available here. FROM ASIA BOW ISLAND (Special) -Mr. and Mrs. Spence Goddard of Afghanistan, Asia, are visiting with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Shatz. SHOE REPAIRS ? BEST * FAST ? CHEAP SHOE HOSPITAL 311 11th Street South OPEN Hang �n to Your Money! SATURDAYI v\\H Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -.- JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore - Phone 562-2149 903 3rd Ave. S. Phone 32S-1771 COUNTRY NEWS These Are TheletHbtidgc Herald Correspondents in Your Area NATAl, B.C. PAUL CHAIA ..................... P.O. Box 717 CARDSTON MRS. CATHERINE HUH............General Oelivery COWLEY ClARINCI WEIKES .................. P.O. Box 7 STAVELY MRS. VIOLET CLANCY .................... Box S3 CRANBROOK NANCY MILES (Special)............. 304 Slh St. S. Contact thece people for your District Newt or Clanified Advortiilng LET BLOCK~! FIGURE "2 YOUR INCOME TAX Many timet we con tovo> the average toipaytr more than the Mwllteit of ovr service. Brief your tai problem to in. Toe'll tove time, worry and often money! Don't delay. See Block today. _____OUAaANTItJ_____ ___ We guarantee accurale preparation of every lax return. If we make any errori that cost you any pcnolty or interert, we will pay the penalty or intereit._ TOP JUNIOR GROWER-Miss Lydia Sekura of Taber receives the Canadian Sugar Factoriet Ltd. Trophy for her 23.75 tons per acre tugar beet crop. It was the best crop grown by members of the Taber 4H Sugar Beet Club. Cinidi't Urgttt Tax Service with ever 3,000 oMcei In North Amtrict 815 Third Avenue South 9-9 Weekdays - 9-5 Saturday-Phone 327-3712 InO APPOINTMENT NECESSARYl Recreation seminar set for Feb. 24 TABER (HNS) - Dr. Elsie McFarland, director of recreation and cultural activities for Alberta, will speak at a seminar of the Southern Alberta Recreation Association to be held here at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. Miss McFarland, formerly of southern Alberta, is the first woman in Canada to earn a doctorate in recreation. Taber and district recreation board will host the seminar. Grams, camping, leadership training and programming are among the subjects to be discussed. BONSP1EL SET BOW ISLAND (HNS) - The annual men's bonspiel will be held here Feb. 14 to 22. Anyone wishing to enter should contact Mike Janzie at the Treasury Branch. ANNOUNCING SWIFT FEED WAREHOUSE LOCATED AT SWIFT HATCHERY 224 12th St. N. Swift Hatchery new hat a complete line of Swifts' Hog, Cattle and Poultry Feed, Supplements and Minerals BUY DIRECT and SAVE SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER! DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, Buy 1 ton of any Swift's Feed and receive 100 pounds FREE. February is alio the time to place your order for Baby Chick*. Make your call at Swiffs Hatchery pay. Order your spring chick supply and also get special offer on food. YOU CAN DEPEND ON SWIFT'S FOR BETTER RESULTS FROM CHICKS AND FEED SWIFT HATCHERY 224 12th St. N. Phone 328-1982 or 328-7214 ;