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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Airport land wanted, for schools SPARWOOD (IMS) A spe- cial meeting was held recently by Fcrnie and District of Spar- w o o d councils to discuss the site for a new airport. The old Fernie airport Is con- sidered a potential site [or edu- cational buildings. The two councils hope they can interest the EMord council in the airport, at least as far as support is concerned in dealing with the federal department of transport. The site under consideration Is located about J1 miles west of Sparwood. The land is owned by Crows Nest Industries and must be owned by the municipalities in volved before it can be ap- proved for grant purposes by DoT. The Fernie airport can ac- commodate small planes only and emergency landings. How- ever, the 200 by strip proposed for the five-mile stretch, subject to approval by the DoT, would cater to larger craft and conceivably to sched- uled air service. There are three proposals for use of the old airport. School district No. I met with the Fcniie council and advised council it requires 12 more acres for school sites. A developer wank a portion for new homes and the Fernie board of trade is eyeing it as a s i t e for a provincial voca- tional school. Mayor Vernon Uphill said: "I would be glad to recommend to council that we turn it over as a site for the vocational school for if it would help gel it lo-1 cated here." FIRST CONTRIBUTION-Eugene Rojek of Blairmore president of (he Polish Combatants Branch No. 22, presents Mel Cornell, chairman of the Crowsnest Pass General Hospital Board, with a cheque to be used of the discretion of the board towards some item for the new senior citizens home and nursing complex to be built adjacent to the hospital, looking on is George Siska, business manager of the hospital. The money was raised by the Polish Combatants at a recent dance. The contribution is the first presented lo the hospital board for support of the senior citizens and nursing home complex to be built. Many other local organizations are planning support of the complex. Ice-ravaged park turns away campers Honors in math COALDALE (HNS) B.I. Baker School honor mathema- tics award's went to Patrick P a v a n, Grace Tsukishima, Marcella Bakker, Joe Kaval, Sandra MacDonald, Doris Hei- mer, Clarinda Thessen, Erik: Sonnenberg, Jacob Steinbren- ner, David Gossen, Ernie Dyck Ewald Granson, Ray Friesen, Frank Isaac, Linda Klassen and Cheryl Tofcariuk, all Grade 9 students. RETIRING Mrs. Fanny Coombs Litchficld. a Sunday school teacher for LDS church lor 65 years, has re- tired. Sirs. Litehfield taught 43 years in the Raymond First Ward Sunday School. She has been Sunday school teacher for three generations nf some families. Mrs. ficld was a member of the Taylor Stake Sunday school hoard for 12 years and for 33 ;rears she taught (he young children of the church tn the Primary organization. MOBILE HOME (NEW) MIDWEST MOBILE HOMES lelh. Phone 327-1986 Blairmore Ph. 562-2653 TABER (HNS) The ex reme damage suffered by the Taber Provincial Park March 3 when an Oldman River ice am avalanched over the park area is indicated by the time required lo repair the damage An official says t h a seven men have been working steadily to restore the ravagec facilities. It will likely be mid July before visitors will be al lowed park privileges. Meanwhile, numerous travel lers with campers, trailers ant tents and those just wishing to stop at the park are turned away daily. Director of parks T. A. Drink- water of Edmonton told the Ta ber Chamber of Commerce the park will be opened at "the earliest possible date." Cost of the restoration has Last Meeting WARNER (HNS) The War- ner chapter of Alpha Epsilon held its last meeting of the 1971- 72 term at the Wrentham Com- munity Centre recently. Special guests were Mrs. Helen Little and Mrs. Mary Kay Miller of Lethbridge. They conducted a series of exercises. Special invited guests were Mrs. Judy Erantner and Mrs. Marg Peta. A wind-up barbecue was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Woitte for the members and their husbands. Chapter activities will re- sume again in September. CWL meets NEW DAYTON Cletus Kaupp hosted the Cath- olic Women's League's recent meeting. Mrs. Clara Kaupp brought back a report from the conven- ion where she was honored as a charier member. Donations were made to the provincial scholarship fund, n'rthright and the Coady schol- arship fund. Mrs. Lawrence Kaupp re- ported from tlie Raymond nesting regarding Rosealta House in Lethbridge. Confirma- tion was at Raymond, June 25 with Bishop O'Byrne presiding. Those confirmed were Michael Duller, Joseph Kaupp, Neil Ichoen and Gerald Kaupp. COUNTRY NEWS These Are The letWnidge Herald Correspondents in Your Area VAUXHALL MRS. PAT POWERS P.O. Box S39 STIRLING RUTH ZAUGG General Delivery TABER ROSS GIBB P.O. Boi 3187 TYRREll'S IAKE MRS. MARY HAMLING P.O. Box 97, Wrenlham WARNER MRS. PEARL 1IEBELT General Dulivery Contact Ihoso people for your District Newt or Clcusifiod Advertising jeen set in the brackc1 Main concerns at the pa: are the rebuilding of the drinl ing water system and the re gravelling of roads, along will cutting the knee-high grass. Uprooted, smaller trees have been replanted, kitchen and rest room facilities have been rebuilt and painted where re- quired; and playground equip- ment has been restored along with picnic tables and benches. Tlie rampaging river, at high because of ice jams down Team, flooded the park with 2 feel of water depositing hug of four-foot-lhick ic Dver Ihe park lo a depth o 3ight feet. Restoration had to be delay ed until the ice melted as ther was no way of removing lhridge to the Henderson Swim- ning Pool every Tuesday and rriday commencing Tuesdav July 11. The bus will leave Ihe John Davidson School. doubt about Ihe land conlrol. two letters joined a number of others that have been received from limn to time asking for some speed in getting zoning bylaws passed for specific areas. Both letters wanted zoning as soon as possible in t h e Inver- mere area. Bylaws prepared for that area and five others will go to the July meeting of the TPC be- fore returning to tlie board for the first two meetings. The other five areas are those surrounding Fernie, Fort Steele and vicinity, the Flathead, ffilmer and Wycliffe and vicin- ity. The zoning maps had already passed TPC and board approv- al and were introduced for first two readings, ready for public hearing. One is for the Cran- brook extra-municipal area, the other for Radium-Dry Gulch. Dates for the hearings have not yet been set, but Mr. Miller and Mr. B c r I o i a will sit wilh chairman Vince Downey and director Don Sherling for the Cranbrook hearing, and with director Chris Madson, In- vermere's mayor Roy Lakes, and director W. W. Agncw lor the Radium hearing. MOBILE HOME PRICED TO CIEAK U'x6B' 3 Bedroom MIDWEST MOBILE HOMES PHONE 327-1786 Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Virnon Decoux, Reiidinl Blairmore Phono LOOKING FOR A FAMILY BUSINESS? GROCERY AND MEAT STORE LOCATED IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA TOWN Completely slocked, inducing Fridgej, Counters, Cosh elc. Building 30' x 40'. APPROXIMATE VALUE Will trade for home in Southern Alberto for information, write or plioni J. I. IIZEE, HAYS, ALBERTA Bui. Flions 725-3752 725-3933 if unwanted noise. new Directional, Hearing Aid. Zenith's smallest behind-the-ear 4-Cllllll D uulllllu-lMU-Cdr .-------------------------1 hearing aid, the Westwood gives you "directional" hearing. And, if you find thai much of the sound coming from around you is really irrilating back- ground noise, this aid may be just right lor you. The n microphone in the Westwood "D" tunes down distract noise from the side and rear, letting you concentrate g tinel on I the sound you want lo hear. I Come in for a free demonstration. 7hs quality floes In before the name goes on. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. 715 Paromoonf TheaOe Phono 328-40flQ EARLY BIRD SALE ON 1972 G.M.C FARM TRUCKS IT'S PERDUE MOTORS FOR THAT NEW CMC TRUCK EQUIPPED WITH BOX AND HOIST, STOCK RACKS OR JUST CAB AND CHASSIS "YES! TRADES ARE WELCOME" -k TRADES ontl TERMS G.M.A.C. FINANCING All fhete (rucks art equipped with: West Coasl mirrori blfck heoter Heavy duty front and rear njspeniion, pvprlnndi Casf ipoke recommended 9.00 Mjbbpi 3 ,pd. ratio transmmion 3 spd. rear "SAFETY FIRST" 3JO V-S engin. Vacuum reserve lank ond gauges 108" cab to axU for thai 15' groin or beet box lefi diicuu truckt now, truck] an hen, tht lovingi nera leu hove il la jo Ihe foil ruih. 5408 4Blh AVE. Perdue Motors (1964) Ltd PHON6 223-3571 TABER, ALBERTA 66th ANNUAL RODEO OF CHAMPIONS MIDNIGHT DAYS' FORT MACLEOD JULY 7th, 8th, 9th FRIDAY, JULY 7 'LITTLE ROYAL' MARKET CATTLE COMPETITION SHOW AND SALE SATURDAY, JULY 8 PARADE OPEN HORSE SHOW 1IVE ENTERTAINMENT BAVARIAN BEER GARDEN AND DANCE SUNDAY, JULY 9 PANCAKE BREAKFAST GRAND ENTRY AND RODEO ;