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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July 1B74 THE LETHBRIDQE The South In short Reunion conducted SPARWOOD Members of the Sparwood Secon- dary School class of '64 traveled from points as far apart as Toronto and Victoria to attend a class reunion here. The celebration was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Desjardines. Of the nineteen students who fourteen were pre- sent for the celebration. Also in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mitchell and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Gill. Mr. Mitchell was principal of the Michel Natal Elementary School and Mr. Gill was principal of the Sparwood Secondary School during the group was attending schooi here. Racing set TABER Friday and July 12 and 13 are the dates of Taber's annual flat racing program sponsored by the Taber Exhibition Association. Psrimutuel betting will be featured in which the Canada West Turf Association's mobile computer operated tote board will be used the unit includes sales and pay out wickets. Post time each rby is 4 p.m. with nine races to be run each half hour. Admission to the rodeo grounds is per person. Races range from 350 yards for registered quarter horses to 1 and plus entry range from to Concessions and beer garden facilities are scheduled for the race meet. Bear ruins outing BELLEVUE Two Bellevue Michael Sapeta and Ward returned to their camp last Saturday afternoon to find that a bear had ripped the 8 x 12 tent to shreds The youths had gone into the hills behind Bellevue and set up their tent on the old Lille road where they had planned to camp for the long weekend. After setting up their tent the lads cooked up a pot of stew and had supper. Some of the stew was so the lads put it in the tent with intention of having a late evening snack. They left on their motorbikes and returned to the village to go to the theatre. At about 11 p.m. the boys returned to camp to Imd that a bear had decided to have the evening stew and tore the tent apart to get at the food. Woman turns 90 Blairmore pioneer resident Mrs. Christina marked her 90th birthday recently. A guest of the Crowsnest Pass Nursing Mrs. Rae was born in Nova Scotia June 1884 and came to Blairmore in the early teens. Lodge celebrates Mrs. Frances honored royal lady of the Blairmore Order of the Royal Purple assisted by Vern exalted ruler of the Blairmore Elks lodge cut a birthday cake to mark the Lodge's 21st birthday. During the evening the women presented a skit to commorate the RCMP 100 birthday. A che- que in the amount of was presented to the Elks Lodge by the Royal Purple. Organ given away Henry manager of the Blairmore Branch Royal Bank oi presented George assistant Crowsnest Pass General Hospital and Nursing Home District No. 40 ad- ministrator with an electric organ for the Nursing Home and Senior Citizens Lodge Shower given IRON SPRINGS Diane Erno was recently showered with gifts in the Huntsville School auditorium. She was assisted with the gifts by Diana Mary Pauline Lee Andra Donna Koenen and Shelley Dickout Singers visit STIRLING Forty teenage professional enter- tainers called Galen Street from were breakfast guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Fletcher of Stirling. Under the direction of Richard and Jerri Klinger the young men and women performed in the Latter day Saints pavilhon at the Expo 74 Spolane Worlds then at Cardston and Calgary. They have participated in the California'State Fair since 1972. The Fletchers were formerly from the Sacramento district and became acquainted with the singers there. Reunion conducted IRON SPRINGS The Nolan family held its annual reunion last weekend at the Barrhill Community Centre with eighty three people attending. Five of the original members of the Mrs. Joe Mrs. J. William and Leslie were in attendance. Crowsnost Pass Bureau VERHON Resident 562-2149 J LAND DEVELOPERS RANCH MANAGEMENT raltp 2000 Acre Area 1100 Acre Bonlta Area Cowley Bualnest Town Lolt Barber Shop In Plncher Creek________ Officials quit in B.C. CRANBROOK The first resignation directly attributable to the Public Disclosures Act in the Cranbrook Kimberley area came recently when a Radium man resigned his post. Cameron Moore resigned his appointment as alter- nate director to the Regional District of East Kootenay. He said the reason was the implemen- tation of the B.C. Public Disclosures Act. Director Eric Rasmussen of Area G said he expects to be able to name a replacement by the July meeting of the RDEK board. Moore's has also resigned her seat as school trustee of the Invermere school and both have resigned from their local water im- provement destrict ex- ecutive body. Miner Days net profit SPARWOOD Sparwood's Coal Miner Days are expected to net a profit of to The recent festival began with free hot dogs and a bon- fire tor the children followed with a fire works display. A dance was conducted by the Stampeders. About 900 Many from the Kootenay's and the Crows nest Pass area of Alberta. Saturday morning the Sparwood Lions Club cooked thousands of pancakes and sausages' for the many who attended the breakfast which was held in Centenial Square. Sunday was the day of the parade included the Calgary Safety Round Up Band. The best float in the parade was entered by the staff of the Michel Natal District Krcpital. It featured a large oil pamang of the pre- sent and a picture of the proposed new hospital for Sparwood. The hospital staff returned their prize money to be used for construction of recreation facilities at Sparwood. June sawlog cut up 1 million B.C. The East West Kootenay sawlog scale compiled by the Nelson office of the B.C. forest service in June tallied board up a million from last June's tally. Uncertainties and a lower price and demand have com- bined to show a decline of nearly 20 percent for the first hall of the year. The total so far is cubic compared with cubic feet for the first half of 1973. June species analysis shows hemlock at over two million. The master agreement between Interior Lumber manufacturers and their employees expires June 30 with renewal still under negotiation A strike notice has reportedly been filed. Coast negotiations for renewal of the agreement appear in final stages. Elkford subdivision S approved SPARWOOD Elkford's fifth subdivision was recently approved by the minister of housing and construction is expected to begin July 7. It is anticipated that the subdivision will include 167 servicable iots and will be finished by late September. Although it is expected that a good number of individuals will be undertaking construc- tion of their own Fording Coal will subsidize the construction of 65 homes in the new subdivision. Fording Coal is already in the process of having 22 homes built in other parts of tho MLA Nimsick gives support for Kootenay district ponders land use A recommendation that the Sylvan or Alkali lakes area near Cranbrook be set aside for park development is sup- ported by Kootenay MLA Leo Nimsick. The Mines Minister said in a letter to the Regional District of East that he will support their proposal to maintain the reserve by recommending it to Resources Minister Robert Williams and Recreation and Conservation Minister Jack Radford. A present park reserve in the area abutts another large area controlled by the grazing division of the forest service. The RDEK has suggested that all the land be ceded to it for regional park development in the future. The city of Cranbrook has been given permission to use part of the land for sanitary landfill garbage against the recommendation of the RDEK. Land developers who had asked the RDEK to negotiate a land use contract so they could develop a rural subdivi- sion near have decided not to proceed with but to subdivide in accordance with the present R5 which allows five acre lots. The RDEK board of direc- tors had said they would negotiate a land use but that one of the terms of a contract would be that a water system be developed. The RDEK would use its political to see that a provincial assessment office is located near that of the RDEK. Suggestion was made at the most recent board meeting by Aid. John Daigle of Kimberley that representations be made to have the part of a fully provincial assessment near enough to allow good communication. are assuming the office for this area will be in said ad- ministrator Frank Bsrtoia If not. the board could use its political strength to get it here. Grants of each have been made to six East Kootenay ambulance associations by the RDEK. Recipients are the Columbia v allev Ambulance the Kimberley Ambulance the Cranbrook and District Am- bulance the Fer me and District Ambulance the Sparwood Ambulance Association and the Elkford Ambulance Society. Cranbrook firm asks for access to new shopping centre site B.C. Cloverlawn Investments Limited of West sponsor of the million 30 acre shopping centre off the arterial highway has asked for the city's help in getting highway department approval for its proposed access. Cloverlawn plans were an- nounced last fall. Meanwhile the company has built and opened a mini shopping centre closer to city centre. A moratorium on tourist ac- commodations in this area by the Canadian Mortgage In- surance Corporation has altered Cloverlawn's develop- ment plans for its 30 acre site. According to Cloverlawn development co ordinator R. G. Jones the city plans call for a ocnstruction start this year. Council approval was con- tingent on a traffic pattern which Cloverlawn said has been completed by Associated Engineering Ser- vices. The second condition was the approval of the location by the planning department ot RDEK. Warner County taxes to change little WARNER County ratepayers won't see much difference in their tax bills this says county secretary Ken Duncan. The county recently approved a million budget with a general municipal mill rate of down four mills from 1973. County of Warner ratepayers will also pay 22.6 mills for supplementary school spending. 2 6 mills for 1.5 mills for hospitals and 1.1 mills for senior citizen care The provincial govern- ment pays 28.5 mills Grants from the provincial government this year will total secretary Duncan said. The 1974 budget anticipates increased county spending ot The Herald- District SOFT AND ABSORBENT BATH TOWELS Summer is towel lime Check The ihcv 100 Cono IOWP As sorted designs Ap prox 20 JO SUPER SHAG RUGS Our list pr.Ct 3 99 Each Assorted colours and qualil'cs of broad'oom m ova' shape edge 2 x3M NYLON TRICOT MAT Mulli use Nylori Tncol mat 20 x 33 wnh polypropylene yarn mixed including fringe on both ends Assorted colours Our list price 1 19 Each SHORT SLEEVE KNITTED TOPS Carefree Nylon lops lhat are machine washable Plain body wiih Jacquard contrasting col- oured sleeves and collars While with Navy or Red Sizes S ML SHORT SLEEVE PULLOVERS First made in Canada merchandise Assorted sizes and colours Not necessar- ily as illustrated' Special 1 Each Kresge Price 222 Each Kresge Price 333 Each POLYESTER PULL-ON PANTS Crepe stuch pull-on panls wiih elastic waist and stitched creases Sizes 10-20 Colours White only Kresge Price 500 Each ACETATE FULL BRIEFS Slnped Shantung in solid colours wnh elastic waisi and legs and double gussel Colours Assorted While Pink or Blue bires Assorted S M L Kresge Price YELLOW SIGNS MEAN -SUMMER SAVINGS Men's and Ladies' i Fashion 1 Many and and Tops i f Kresge Special 4 JIOO i n 1 .j Men's T-Shlrts 350 Colored Brat Short Sleeved Shirts of Yarn Panty Hose Ladies' Purses 1 Off I tog. Price of Kitchen end Heir Styler ol Health and Beauty Joggers and 1 Shades i 2 mt for v. 1 Corner 4th Ave. 6th Street South Lethbridge ;