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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge man named head of racing group By ROSS GIBB Herald Service Exhibi- manager I. E. (Andy) Andrews has been nam- ed chairman of a five man. steer- jog committee which will set up on. racing association to in- aU racing associations in the province, excluding the Class A eifouit. Other steering committee members are Dr. Wett of Mock, Victor Scatter of Medicine Hat, Jqhji Richardson of Mijlerville and Ted Connor ft Settler, with Irvine Sukut of Milo ex-officio on the commit- tee; The committee was charged with selecting a corporate name for the association, and to study the feasibility of com- puting machines, and the per- sonjiel and track requirements for par( mutuel wagering at the smaller tracks., The move toward organiza- tion came at a meeting held recently in the J. J. Bowlen Building, Calgary attended by some 40 government officials and local track people from a number of centres. The meeting was called by Alberta Racing Commission's chairman" Ervin Parsons who noted the advantages of co- operation in the co-ordination of racing dates, in training of- name leader PINCHER CREEK (Special) A Pincber Creek Lions Club member and deputy district governor for 1972-73, Lawrence F.' Bonertz has been named district governor of 37D. This multiple district embraces Lions Clubs in Southern Alber- ta and Northern Montana. In his new capacity District Governor Lawrence and Mrs, Bonertz, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Age left recent- ly to attend an International Lions convention in Miami, Florida. Old days coming to life PINCHER CHEEK (Special) The Pincher Creek Histori- cal Society Bookwriting Commit- tee is entering its final stages in the process of collecting stor- ies. The old days of 1874-1911 are really coming to life as it's hard to believe they could. The committee is hoping that there won't be some with re- grets that their story isn't there when the book is published. With the deadline now extend- ed to Jury 14, the editors feel there is time for all stragglers to reach the finish line. Stories should be sent to Mrs. Da White, Box 272, Pincber Creek. Many months of work will yet be required after the stories have all come in, but the "Chinook Country" of Pincber Creek should make delightful reminiscing wben it is fjciafo and in the joint use of facilities to enable complete totalijier equipment at the smaller tracks. Sidney Pratt, racing director for Canada Agriculture, Ottawa said that such organization has been long needed. He dis- cussed various types of com- puter equipment, suggesting that suitable machines could be made available for the 1974 season at an approximate cost of He said that the equipment, including ticket machines, be mounted in, a trailer with a self contained power plant, and could be used at all tracks regardless of size. Tne larger tracks would need addt tional ticket machines which would "plug in" to the main control. The three directors of the Al- berta Racing Commission ad- vised that a grant of would be made available to cover organization costs, and that rebate of all or a part of the pari mutuel tax would be made for project use. Crowsnest school workshop planned BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest -Pass School Division No. 63 board of trus- tees has approved superinten- dent P. K. Zubieks recom- mendation that Dr. Gall of Lethbridge be invited to con- duct a workshop for the divi- sion Grade i teachers during the first week of the orienta- tion program. The board also nodded ap- proval to use of Isabelle Sellon School by the Sharon School of Dancing. If accepted by the di- rector, the school will be used one night per week next year. The board instructed Superin- tendent P. K.Zubick to dfecuss with the administrators pecially those who have not been involved before, rr- the idea of having one adminis- trator accompany the intendant and attend fifth western Canada educational ad- ministrators conference to he held in Banff. The board accepted with gret the refijgnatian of Mrs, Quail whose husband has been transferred to Ashcrrft B.C., ajujUf Mrs. Forbes; jnoving to jfoij, Mrs. C. PJJEon is resign- ing for persona} reasons. Mr. ?ubick disclosed that Lorr.atae Ash, a Qrade 7 at the Horace Allen School has won an essay contest in the school division. The contest was sjxmsored by the farni Safety Council. A tetter of com- mendation from the board has been sent to Miss Ash end her teacher Mrs. F. Bond- VtRN DECQUX phpte Celebration Mrs. Christina Rqe of Bjairmont Mrs. Rae sains her 89th year BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Mrs. Christina Rae, Blair- more oldtimer, marked her 89th birthday at an open house held here recently attended by more than 75 of her dose friends. Mrs. Rae was born in Spring- hill Nova Scotia on June 17, 1884 and came to Blainnore in The Uthbridgc Herald CorrttpoMleirt hi Your Am SSM121 1MB. IAKONS NORMA MT50N MACKIE MRS. JIW MONTGOMERY 684-J3M IOW iSUND MK. O. ROtRISON 545-219J MIS. AUCE SCHAUFElf (SF) 545-2127 CARDSTON MIES. NOtMA HUU CARMANGAY MK. A. T. SHUMAKBI 443-2129 Contact ptaplt ywr Oittrict News or CJawifitd Adverricing the early teens. She was pre- deceased by her husband Isaac in Blainnore in 1963. Mrs. Rae has four sons John Higgins of Anacortes Washing- ton, Alex and Hector in Blair- more and James at Vancouv- er and three daughters, Mrs. Harvey (IsabeUe) Murphy in Toronto, Violet Maniquet of Blainnore and Mrs. Frank (Shirley) Kubasek of Dallas Texas, 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Mrs. Rae is enjoying reason- ably good health and was ex- tremely pleased at all the friends that came to greet her. She received many gifts and flowers to mark the occasion and her children all tele- phoned to greet the oldtimer. St Vincent's staff gearing for bed race PINCHER CREEK (Special) All members of the staff of St Vincent's Hospital are mw busy preparing for a bed ?ace to be held in conjunction with Uiis year's annual fair parade. Three teams, representing the medical, surgical end ground floors, win be comjKtr ing. Twelve Uwusand draw tickets arc being pitspwcd, to be soW at 35 craris each or five for one dollar, for prices of and a consolation prize. AH money collected win be used for ibe purchase of new Hi-Lo beds for Use Tuetdiy, July 9, TMI LITHMIDOf HHAID 3 DISTRICT Absenteeism hits North West Design FORT MACLEOD An un- stable labor force retards pro- duction and escalates costs. North West Design and Fab- rication Ltd., one of the major industries at the Fort Maclepd Industrial airport, finds that its production is cut by a good 20 jer cent due to absenteeism. On any given day, they no- cg there are up to 20 of their 125 employees absent. The company has been here for three years and is ready to expand. An offer is currently being made to present and future en> ployees, in cooperation with the Town of Fort Maclepd. Housing is at a premium in Fort Macleod and it is difficult for many people to obtain the necessary funds for a down payment to purchase their own borne, so North West has a solu- tion that will be helpful to all concerned. There is a need far 20 to 30 permanent employees over the next two years. .North West is advertising, first in the Fort Macleod area, and then out of province, to ob- tain this labor force. In conjunction with Canada Manpower, moving expenses will be paid, a family will be provided with a mobile home in the newly serviced residential area designated for this type of housing. BILL 6ROENEN Pastoral peace Contented sheep quietly graze this week a few south of McNault. Black's ON FOURTH AVENUE MEN'S SHOP Hospital discussion at Victoria CRANBROQK, B.C. Chairman of East Kootenay re- gional hospital districts board, Vincent Downey and adminis- trator, Frank Bertoia have been [lamed to meet with W. J. Lyle, provincial deputy minis- ter for BC Hospital Insurance Service at Victoria July 5. Purpose will be to discuss with Sir. Ly.'e and staff the con- sensus on capital expenditure needs for the region over the next several years in anticipa- tion of conducting a regional re- ferendum to approve the amount ____ Attending -with the EKRHD aersonnel wiD by Frank Med- ley, chairman of Feruie Msm- orial Hospital board whose new building is within months of completion, and Cyril Cimolini. Michel Natal Hospital board chairman representing Sapr- Hospital District with a rjqaest for a small new hospit- al, diagnostic and treatment centre proposed for EHkfonL BOOSTERS PINCSER CREEK Summer Gamss bwster but- tons have been given to the Tennis to sell in support of the four day event. All those neinbetx planning on csoTOpd- ing in the games most have a button as this is their entry ntio the games. Contact Jem Tink or Bsrawe for one. new benches have been at cmirts for speda- tors. Come and walch tJw ten- nis play-offs for the Games on July 7 mS 8. If SALE STARTS WESNiDAY 9 Mtn's Fortrel Slocks) Regular to values, pair only Hi Rise Slacks Q Regular to values, pair only.......... Sport and Dress Shirts Turtlenecb rte ft i 8.50 each or Sweaters Each Ties? Belts Casual Summer Jackets Straw HatStach Swim Suits Ead THANK YOU JL fL.nk- J ofMiotion will dlivcS Pair ba very much appreciated! CUSTOMERS nCASE NOtl: plen lo u wol dving rencvotiom week bul way en Pleovt cell 327-3551 if you require tctvice and the store n elated during normal business hevit, ;