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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta _____. ffijgy, July 9, 1971 THI UTHBRiDOE HERALD 3 Hospital addition receives approval CKANBROOK, B.C. (Special) Fifteen-bed addition contract {or Cranbrook District Hospital extended care wing will start within a week on five months completion aim. _______ Dairy honors Pete Pedersen FORT MACLEOD (Special) SUverwood Dairies honored Svend (Pete) Pedersen when they sponsored a social eve- ning in Fort Macleod. Mr Pedersen retired from the company after 40 years ser vice on April 1. Tom Story president of the Chamber of Commerce, was master o ceremonies. Mr. Pedersen was presentee with silver gilts by Ralph Sut ton, western regional manage for Silvenvood Dairies an from George Enns, sales rep resentative for Burns and Co Feed Division. Other officials altcndin were Tony Aspslet, dairy spector for the department agriculture and Halpli Tennan manager of the Lethbndg plant. Oilier managers wer from Medicine Hat and Cran brook. Telegram? were r ceived from Vancouver, Vi toria, Winnipeg, London. On and Waterton. Carl Morkerberg of Marke ville, and long-itmc associa and friend was also presen Mr. Pedersen is leaving for h nalive Denmark Aug. 9, to tend a family reunion. Th will celebrate their mothers 90th birthday. 5asl Kootcnay Regional Hos- lal Dislrict Board and BCHIS proval have been given to e Cranbrook Hospital Board contract with Crcighton Con- ruction LU1. of Cranbrook at building cost. The additional accommoda- on to raise to 50 the extendec are beds operating will be a he north end of the existinj ngle-storey wing toward orth S'econd Street. Present 35 beds are in room! anking an cast-west corridor. Additional funds will be re uired for the furnishing an of the enlarged ex ended care unit. High pnont' n expenditure of part of til pproved million-plus Eas (ootenay Hospital Region vot asl June has gone to tlu's cen rally located plant, since serves needs of the entire are oward care and rehabilitatio of non-acutely ill patients. It occupation since hospital oper ng three years ago has bee ust short of 100 per cent m a long list of applicants alread on file for admission when t! new space goes into service Senior citizens' home discussed for Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) A II was general feeling of meeting was held here recent-1 those at the meeting thai there ry to discuss a senior citizen's' Is a definite need for more home for Coaldale. lomes and if there were more in the present hey would be occupied. John Schwartz and some of his works Artist to hold display COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) John Schwartz, well-known Al- berta artist from Coleman dis- plays a number of his pieces of work which he intends to put on public display in the near future. Mr. Schwartz came to Can- Pincher fair Aug. 20-21 PINCHER CREEK- (Special) _ The Pincher Creek and Dis- trict Agricultural society at its recent meeting approved a grant to the Kinsmen club of This will be used for the parade that the Kinsmen bold on Fair days. Home for elderly okayed for Toss BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Charles Drain, MLA, has announced that a combination senior citizens-nursing home for the Crowsnest Pass has been approved by the executive coun- cil of the Alberta government, subject to ratification by the local governments. The unit will be unique as it is the second one of its type to be built in the province of Month-long camp course BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) A month long camping outing course is being sponsor- ed by the Crowsnest Pass Rec- reation Board from July 19 lo August 13. The camp will focus on out- door education and camping "know-how" and will br. open to the firsl 30 persons who reg- ister at the recreation office. The camp is open for young people between the ages of 11 to 15 years and registration fee has been set at per per- son. The camp will take place at the Isabelle Scllon School in Blairmore and in the surround- ing wilderness area. Included among the resources people will be medical, forestry, foods and nutrition and skilled camp- i n g personnel. Registralion deadline is July IB. Alberta. The first is to be built High Level. Tentative boundaries of th facility will be co-terminus will Ihe Crowsnest Consolid a t e Hospital District but will no preclude any involvement in un derwritirig of the cost of 111 Crestview Lodge al Pincher Creek since there is no way a this time, stated Mr. Drain, t withdraw from the foundation Mr. Drain also staled tha Ihe consensus of senior cilizen groups in Coleman and Belle- vue appear lo favor the Crow nest Pass Municipal hospit sile as location for the comb nalion nursing and senior cil zens home. The fair dales are set for Fri- ay, Aug. 20, and Saturday, ug. 21. The parade being held aturday at 11 a.m. Reports were heard on the eccnt spring horse show. Sev- ral of the members had com- iled a scrap book on ways to mprove it for another year and los not have it so lengthy. The society's grounds, at the west end of the town, are now serviced by electricity, with ights being put in the various uildings. The prize lists for the com- ng event will be off the press Us week and Mrs. E. Johnson i in charge of them. H. Hasselman, president re- ported on the beer festival which will be held on the eve- ning of Aug. 21. The members were enthusiastic and felt thai it would be well supported by all, with several groups al- ready volunteering to help make il a success. A discussion was held on having space for any merchant who wished lo sel up displays, and it was felt by all that they would be most welcome and add to the fair. The public liability insurance was increased to coverage for 365 days instead of the usual three. It was felt it was advis- able due to the various uses of the grounds. ada from Rumania in the late 1940s and worked in the coal mines in Nordegg, DrumheEer and Coleman before deciding to leave the mines and put in his full capabilities in the art field. Prior lo coming lo Can- ada he spent five years in the coal mines in France, He has never taken an art lesson in his life and many ac- complished artists have praised his work. He has held art exhibitions in Tucson, Ari- zona, in Pincher Creek and in various Canadian resort areas. His work was placed seconc in an annual art display in a Mel in Tucson. He has done commercial art plates for a firm in Victoria B.C., and is very proficient in velvet paintings. More than 80 icr cent of his oil paintings are one by palette and brush. His lainlings range from miniature lize to murals and he does pri- vate sittings and scenics. A widower, Mr. Schwartz has our sons. Attending were D. V. Lc- Bsron, administrator, of the Green Acres Foundalion; John A. Boon, director of preventive social services for the Barons- Eureka Health Unit and repre- senting the Board of the Men- nenile Home for tha Aged in Coaldale, Rev. Peter Retzlaff, C. W. Friesen, J. T. Funk and George Wall. The subject was to discuss possibilities at the prcsenl time of providing services to senior cilizen's in Coaldale anc surrounding area on a larger scale and for other denomina lions besides Ihe Mennonite Brethren and Mennonite Con ference people which the Men nonite Home for the Aged serves. Mr. LeBaron said "The tun is now ripe to approach the provincial government. Money is available and it appears in the present political situation the government might be re- ceptive to any new ideas re- garding senior citizen's homes. Earlier negotiations to have the Coaldale home turned over to the foundation were turned down by the church's head of- fice in Edmonton. If this was done the provin- cial government would pur home, The preference of the senior citizens is to stay in _ their own area, it was emphasized. The final approval for trans- fer of the Mennonite Home must come from the Mennonite Conference Church which will meet for a provincial confer- ence in April 1972. Various types of homes were discussed. The decision was made to conduct a survey. It will be organized by the Pre- ventive Social Services in Coal- dale. Mr. Boon will work with Mr. LeBaron and il is hoped .hal with assistance from vol- unteers, the survey will pro- duce facts to support future ap- proaches lo Ihe provincial gov- ernment The town of Coaldale Is a participating municipality in the Green Acres and Golden Acres Foundation. Councillor Erna Goertzen represents town council on the foundation board. Councillor Frank F. Wiens is the council represent- ative on the Barons Eureka Health Unit Board. Message reads: Nobleford briefs NOBLEFORD (Special) The Grade 7 class of Noble Central School held a last day of school barbecue at Park Lake Provincial Park. The out- ing was under guiding hands of Mrs. Steve Slotar, Mrs. Frank Jankunis, Mrs. William Hot- man, Mrs. Jack Plomp and Mrs. John Hofman. Jr. The pioneers and their de- scendants from the Manitoulin Island, Ontario, will hold their annual picnic at Keho Park Sunday, August 8. Golf will be played at 10 a.m., with the pic nic commencing at 1 p.m. A shower honoring Mis Cheryl McTighe was held in th 145 complaints collected PINCHER CREEK (Special) Tom Telford, campaign chairman, has announced the completion of the Red Cross drive in Pincher Creek and dis- trict. The quota, set at was exceeded and figures at this lime indicate was col- lected. Mr. Telford praised canvas- sers and contributors in en- suring the success of the an- nual campaign. COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Police department re- ported recently there were 145 complaints attended to in May. The police investigaied eight car accidents with estimated damages in total. There were no injuries. A total of 27 summonses were served by the police. These in- cluded four cases under the Criminal Code, 27 under Ihe Highway Traffic Act and one intoxication. Fines totalled During the month Constable Tim Utas and Constable Glen Thompson attended the Tike for Bike Safety program spon- sored by the Lethbridge Branch of the Alberta Motor Association. Ralph Spicer was Ihe represenlalive present from Ihe AMA. The event saw 50 children participate._________ The final exams for the Pedal Pushers Club was held. It was carried over from lasl year. There were 20 children involved. basemenl of United Church Ihe Noblefor Miss McTigli chase riie present accommoda- tions and turn it over to the foundation. An addition might have been built to make il economically more feasible. If ttyj foundation was involved Mr. LeBaron said his board would have to approve al plans pertaining lo present ac commodations in Coaldale. The home is now operaling al a deficit which could be re duced if it were under the di rection of the foundation. An; future deficit would be sharet by the participating rnunici paliiies on a per caPita basis Mr. LeBaron emphasized tha senior citizen's homes ar limited in fees being chargec and the government is r" luctant to raise fees. FORT MACLEOD (Special) Contents of the scroll car- led to the Lord Mayor of Lon- on by pilot Dr. Johnnie Walk- r and his co-pilot Haley Aycock are as follows: "Hear e, Hear ye, let it be known by 11 to whom these presents may ome, that the Mayor and citi- ens of the Town of Fort Ma- leod and council, on behalf of he citizens of the Town of Forl Macleod, Alberta, Canada, .do lereby send warmest western jreetings lo The Lord Mayor of jondon, England and request the honor of His Worship's jresence at the Centennial cele- jrations in ihe montti of July, 1974 at the original settlement of Canadian North West Mount- ed Police namely Fort Ma- cleod, Alberta. In testimony whereof the Lord Mayor lias been presented with this scrol by its worthy bearers piloi Dr T. J Walker and co-pilot dul- genuine buckskin case, also locally hand made. The two Fort Macleod repre- sentatives were participants in the London to Victoria air race held in commemoration of the iritish Columbia centennial. Lt. Col. Haley Aycock; appointed messengers of said town to which we, the under signed place our signatures aw the seal of Ihe Town of Fort Pythians hold convention COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Pythian Sisters, Coleman Pro- gressive Temple No. 3, hosted the 22nd annual district No. 3, convention here recently. The event held in the Cath- olic Hall was under the direc- tion of District Deputy Grand Chief Mrs, Mary Habdas of Blairmore. Past Dislrict Deputy Grand Chief Mrs. Agnes Dunlop re- ceived her jewel and a 25-year jewel was presented to Mrs. Mary Kosma. D.D.G.C. Mary Habdas received a bouquet of flowers from the past chiefs as- sociation. cne seal 01 uie vi Macleod Dated June 17, 1971 The event was attended by members of Sunset Temple No. Coaldale and from Medi- Visit Pincher FORT MACLEOD (Special) Trinity United Church women travelled to Pinch- er Creek by charier bus. They were guests of that group for dinner and a social evening. Twenty Ihree attended from the Fort. Named Salesman of the Month Equestrian eliminations set for July 15 PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek Regional Equestrian Board recently dis- cussed the equestrian elemina- lions for Ihe summer games. Eliminations arc to be held at the Memorial Community Cen- tre arena, starting at 9 a.m. July 18. Entries are to be taken at the recreation office until July 13. Entries will be taken in the following events: English equi- tation, fault and out, gamblers' choice, course jump, Western equitation, indoor trail class and reigning class. Age groups for the competi- lion are as follows: 11 years and under, 12-16 years, 17-21 years, 22-39 years and 40 and over. The top two winners in each event will compete in the summer games in Claresholm, Aug. 4-7. will become the bride of Randy Todd, Saturday, July 24 in Southminster United Church, Lethbridge. The Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society will be holding its annual picnic at Keho Park on July 28. More in- formation can be obtained from the president, L. Halm- rasl or Ihe secretary, Mrs. M. Jackson of Lethbridge, or the vice president Chris Peterson of Nobleford. The Keho Agricultural Soci- ety held a successful "Hard Time Dance" in the old Keho School recently. Prizes were awarded the "poorest" male and female costume present, with the awards going to Gor- don Luchia and Mrs. Karl Renner. The final game in the sched- ule for the North County Little League saw Nobleford defeat Coalhurst 7-5. The winning pitcher was Stan Sjogren. JIM NACHAY Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile is pleased to announce that JIM NACHAY has achieved the honor of "SALESMAN OF THE MONTH" for the 2nd consecutive month, June, 1971. Jim has had a wealth of experience in the sales field in tlw automobile industry. He welcomes his many friends and custom- ers to see him for every motoring need.' BENY CHEVROLET OIDSMOBIIE OK SUPERMARKET CAR IOT Phone 3Z7-3148 The second of a three-game series between Barons and Nobleford Babe Ruth teams in the north county league saw Nobleford defeat Barons 7-5, to lie up Ihe series at one game a piece. The deciding game will he played at Barons. Aldo Zanoni was the winning hurler over Machacck. The staff of Noble Central School and their families en- joyed a wind-up picnic at Kelio Park recently. SAVE Tuo 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFIERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES All AT FOUNDED IN 1840 The World's Leading International Beer 6th Avenue Soutlv llNBTAU-ATtOIMB Phone 328-8134 ..the world's leading international beer IHE CARLING BREWLRIES (AlBERTAl LIMITED ;