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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta I The South In short Colenian summer program COLEMAN arts and crafts will be highlighted in the first week of the summer recreation program set to begin here July 5. Ecology hikes and an anti litter campaign will be held July 8 to 12. From July 15 to month's the recreation office plans activities to help the town mark its 70th anniversary and a bus trip. Western week will be held July 29 to Aug. 2. A mini playground rodeo will also be conducted Aug. 2. There will be mother daughter and father son soltball games and other sports Aug. 6 through 9. Scheduled for Aug. 12 to 16 are two three day campouts at Camp Impecsa. The next week will be devoted to activities and crafts. The windup week from Aug. 26 to 29 will feature a penny carnival and various playground activities. Activities will be modified according to the age of children taking part. '74 class a credit FORT MACLEOD The graduating class of 1974 is a credit to the town of Fort Macleod speaker Greg Todd told 475 teachers and friends at the recent F. P. Walshe School graduation exercises. More than 60 graduates received diplomas. Their the long and winding was appropriate and the hope was expressed that has prepared you for the winding road which has only just Mr. a former teacher at F. P. Walshe class is a favorite class of He told them remember that respect for others is everything in our is Development proposed S CRANBROOK A Cranbrook firm has proposed to develop rural residential lots smaller than live acres in the rural belt around the city. The Regional District of East Kootenay agreed to sign a contract this month with Gus Fiorentino and Michael Duch for 2V2 acre lots. M The proposed subdivision is zoned for five acre lots It is west of the east of Silver Creek estates. 'It is time that the regional districts were making IS. rural lands available for residential said Aid. Don Sherling of Cranbrook at the recent RDEK board meeting. are too many people who just don't want to park in the Official moves FORT MACLEOD Richard M. secretary treasurer of the Taber school division since has resigned. Mr. Greenaway now is employed by the Fort Vermillion school division as supervisor of transportation and maintenance. He joined the staff here as assistant secretary treasurer in and became secretary treasurer at the time of Mel Smith's resignation. He has been secretary of the Flatlands District Council of the Boy Scouts a member of the Taber Fish and Game and secretary of the Southern Alberta School Authorities Association. Last concert CARDSTON The Carston High School Symphonic Band held their final concert of the year in the High School gymnasium under the direction of Bandmaster Ralph assisted by Lervae Cahoon. Receiving special honors and a corsage were the pastors and bishops of the various church congregations. The presentation of the annual John Philip Sousa Band award was made to Teresa Pitcher by Keith Bevans on behalf of the Cardston Rotary Club. Skills needed PINCHER CREEK RCMP Sgt. Dennis Minion told the recent Girl Guides' mothers and daughters banquet here the world is changing so fast there is a constant need for training and retraining so people will have the basic skills needed to survive in the economic world and face the future. Guides and Brownies learned a fireplace will be built at Camp Okeekum at Fort in memory of the late Merl former commissioner. Alice Sommerville of Pincher Creek will accept donations to the memorial. I I School elects COALDALE Rory Williamson has been elected president of the R.-I. Baker School junior high student union for the first semester of the 1974-75 school term. Others elected Irene vice Leona Raymond Neil assistant Gary business Ilaine publicity Heather social and Mark Nyman. sports convener. Union names manager PINCHER CREEK Bill Templeton is the new manager of the Pincher Creek Credit Union Ltd. He assumed duties prior to the recent official opening of the building. Member of Parliament Ken Hurlburt snipped the ribbon to open the new offices. WE HAVE MOVED To serve you better we have moved to larger premises located at 614-35th Street North MCLEAN MOVING LTD. NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES PHONE 327-3146 Taber man picked to lead chamber TABER Public School Superintendent James L. George is the new president of the Taber Chamber of Commerce and will take office Sept. 1. He was elected by acclamation at a general meeting of chamber members. He succeeds Gordon S. Saunders. Vice presidents are Cyril J. Brown and Kenneth Stoddart. ORDER YOUR HOME REQUIREMENTS FROM ADVANCE LUMBER CO. HEAVY DUTY i ALUMINUM STORM DOORS 3 standard sizes in stock Self-storing screen and sash remain in door all year round. Safety Glass 54 Complete with pneumatic door cioor latch and weather stripping EACH ALUMINUM STORM WINDOWS Every order is made to measure. Complete with screen and self storing window. FIBREGLASS AWNINGS EACH 4875 IN ADDITION TO OUR REGULAR WEEKDAY HOURS WE ARE ALSO OPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. 2nd Avenue 1 3th Street South Phone 328-3301 Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since 1 Roscoe Gibb will be secretary treasurer. Pass OFY workers build park BLAIRMORE Youths enrolled in the opportunities for youth program in Crowsnest Pass are cleaning a portion of the town and are preparing a picnic area. The cleaning and picnic site development is being performed on 30 acres of CP Rail land which runs the town's length. Four acres of the cleaned property will be developed as a picnic with use intended for senior citizens and district visitors. The property will be grass and other plants will be seeded and rock gardens will be constructed. Tables will be installed at the site. At Hillcrest and in Improvement District 5 in eaot two playgrounds will be constructed under the supervision of citizens' committees. A team of two youths is conducting a historical survey of Crowsnest Pass for the 'Pass citizens historial society. The material will be incorporated into a book. The team also is attempting to locate museum pieces in the 'Pass. Shower for Miss Black ETZIKOM A shower was held recently in the Hoping Community Centre to honor Sherry daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sid Black of Foremost. Assisting with the gifts were Joan Debbie Marilyn Patricia The Herald' District Cranbrook library pays off loan B.C. The second city advance on its 1974 grant to Cranbrook Public Library Association has allowed the group to make the final bank payment. That cleared its new building in Balment Park of all debt. The Association's balance sheet lists the asset at stocked with book inventory. The founded as a part time book exchange in the 1920's in an upstairs corner of the Merc store has been in its six days a week library centre for three years. The new building is heavily used by all age making it the city's major recreation facility. For several years it boasted the highest per capita circulation in Canada. Its proposed budget this year tallies including for new books and and for salaries. Grant application to the city is of which has already been advanced. The other revenues anticipated grants from the province and the Regional District. Membership is issued without charge. In addition to its open shelf it maintains reference shelves of books required for special information. It is also the channel through which the member can secure through the use of highly technical books from a book or through special efforts of KLD resident Helen Gordon. Industry is a heavy user of this service. The Public Library at present uses only hall its single storey and rental revenue for appropriate use of the other such as interim school classroom space and such functions has been a heavy contributor to the debt free status the association has attained. Bow Island Poundkeepers to get better pay FOREMOST The County of Forty Mile council recently decided to pay poundkeepers a honorarium each to help keep them in business until the new Alberta Domestic Animals Act is introduced in the 1975 spring session of the legislature. The county poundkeepers say they can't feed impounded animals for per day. Under the present the county cannont charge the owner of the cattle more than per day. Council agreed to allow the poundkeepers the right to appeal each individual case in which they feel they are losing money. Coun. William George McFall suggested payment is made should be made according to the number of head there per The cost on five head of cattle are not so but when the poundkeepers have to feed 150 head they are in he said. Poundkeepers should get 14 cents a mile travelling the same as councillors. But the present act sets the mileage rate at 10 he added. Coun. Bill Gejdos of Skiff said times out of ten the first day they are not He said if the poundkeeper contacts the owner the first day of impoundment they don't feed the animals and thus don't lose money. pound bit is outdated and belongs back in the middle said Coun. Frank Romeike. I District calendar I school addition FOREMOST Plans for renovations at Bow Island Elementary to add a science room and library were approved recently by the County of Forty-Mile school committee. It will now be submitted to the department of education for grant purposes. Kaiser named safest mine NATAL Kaiser Resources Ltd. has been selected as the industrial firm with the safest underground coal mining operations in Canada during 1973. The firm was recently given the John T. Ryan safety trophy for the achievement. There are four underground mining operations in Alberta and four others in Canada. PINCHER CREEK The Chinook Health Unit will conduct well- baby clinics at Fort Macleod. Tuesday from to p.m. in the health unit office At Pincher Wednesday from to a.m. and to p.m. in the health unit at Cowley Thursday from to p.m. in the parish at Claresholm Thursday from to a.m. and to p.m. in the elementary at Coleman Julv 9. Harrison shower COALDALE A community shower was held recently to honor Linda Harrison of Lethbridge in the Coaldale United Church Hall Miss Harrison is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harrison. About 60 attended the shower. Connie King performed a piano selection. from to 11.30 a.m. and to p.m. in the United Church at Pincher Creek. July 10 from to a.m. and 1-30 to p.m. in the health unit at Blairmore July 11 from to a.m. and to 3 30 p.m. in the health unit olfice. at July 12. from to 3 30 p.m. in the town at Fort Macleod. July 16. from to p.m. in the health unit at Pincher Creek. July 17. to a.m. and p.m. in the health unit at Claresholm. July to a.m. and to p.m. in the elementary school. We Manufacture LADIES' WEAR and we import a complete line of MEXICAN DRESSES made Dresses Drapes and Carpels Visit our Showroom or for more information Call 235-3335 Claresholm BCI HOLDINGS LTD. OTTAWA NEEDS ANOTHER STRONG MAN Elect SVEN for SOUTHERN ALBERTA Sven Liberal Inserted by the Lethbridge Federal Liberal Association x ;