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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Neiv library opened at Cranbrook CliANBROOK, B.C. (Special) Second fully-operating facil- ity on the as-yet unnamed city recreation centre in North Sec- ond Street near East Baker Street was opened by Bishop Doyle. It is Cranbrook's Public Library, structurally completed at a cost of The floor- space on concrete slab base is square feet, one-half re- tained for library needs, and the other leased for next school year for primary overflow from Muriel Baxter Elementary School. Though almost windowlcss, the interior is skilfully illumi- nated and decor-ilcd in pastel shades giving an impression of light and warmth suitable for library purposes. Its square feet are many times more adequate than its former provincial government building location overcrowded with both books and readers during its busy week operations. Prime Minister Trudeau on his visit here to open the other site facility, the healed swim- ming pool and change rooms, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Krzywy Golden wedding Mr. and Mrs. Steve Krzywy, highly esteemed citizens of Coleman, marked their golden anniversary and for the occa- sion many friends and relatives called in to congratulate the happy couple. Of great interest to the many that called was the uniquely decorated table in the centre of the living room which display- ed a three tier wedding cake sitting on a bridal veil that Mrs. Krzywy had used at her wedding a half century ago. Also featured on the table was a plate containing a slice of their wedding cake 50 years old. The couple was married in Revelstoke B.C. on June 26, 1921 and the following year came to Coleman where they have resided since. Mr. Krzy- wy, now retired, worked in the Coleman mines for 40 years. The couple are both enjoying good health. Serving their many guests was Miss Saskia and Femka Van Delft of Blairmore. marked the library opening with gift of a book prepared by the Public Archives of Canada stoutly bound in dark red, con- taning photostats of documents, pictures of historic personnel and water colors by visiting ar- tists, mostly ladies in color re- production 'from 1871, stressing British Columbia's history in the Dominion in tin's, its cen- tennial year. The provincial Library Devel- opment Commission gift to this project, realization of which has required some five years, was the particularly appro- priate furnishings. Heavy con- tributors to the construction cost have been principally the city itself and service clubs anil private donors. Building cost deficit has been covered by a bank loan which thj board hopes to retire within two years from leasing of the oilier square feet. It is fully air-conditioned for its library and school purposes Daily library service is avail able except on Sundays, with off-summer evening hours as well. A staff of three, Mrs. H W. Slyc, Mrs. Morley Obee and Mrs. W. W. Somerville is em ployed by the annually elected public library board of which John Connolly is chairman and Mrs. Sulo Pelttpri secretary. Electric surplus shows increase CRANBROOK, B.C. (Special) B.C. Hydro and Power Au- thority lease between July 2, 1970 and July 2, 1971 has ter- minated as agreed with city sale of !ts electrical distribu- tion system to BCH for the agreed Municipal Act authorization technicality forestalled sale last July 2, and BCH has leased the system to July 2, 1971. Terms of payment call for three instalments, each, June 30, 1975; June 30, 1980, and f'nal June 30, 1985. Over that period BCH in- terest will be nine percent on unpaid balance payable semi- annually. Recently published city finan- cial statement for 1970 shows city light and power revenue for the first half and B.C. Hydro and rental for the second half Thus total revenue including first half con- nections and services came to compared with for entire 1969 operations. City electric department debt charges included de- benture principal and interest expenditure, compared with tlie previous year. Re- duction in city electrical de- partment power purchase charges, distribution and main- tenance was over Final result was department operating surplus in 1970 of compared to the sur- IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Neufeldt Industries Ltd. who have been in business in Coaldale continuously for the past 40 years and in Lelti- bridge in their manufacturing plant for 7 years are an- nouncing a business expansion in their manufacturing operations. This expansion will also involve improved ser- vice for all products manufactured by Neufeldt Industries Ltd. and Sure Flame Products Ltd. Over the years we have appreciated serving our num- erous agricultural and industrial customers in this area and have developed many a lasting friendship and per- sonal relationship. For this we would like to express our sincere gratitude. Trie proposed expansion, however, will necesitate an immediate change in the type of service we are able to render at our Coaldale location. Service will continue to be provided and expanded on all 'Neufeldt' and 'Sure Flame' products at both our Coaldale and Leth- bridge locations, however, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY all other repair service to the public will be discontinued. Also, we will continue to stock and sell the usual farm and in- dustrial supplies at the Coaldale store as well as items of our own manufacture including truck bumpers, boxes and equipment. We have valued highly the repair business given to us by our customers in the past but due to the manufacturing expansion at both locations we are DIS- CONTINUING THE REPAIR SERVICE ONLY with the above noted exceptions. New products are being planned, please watch for them as they are announced. NEUFELDT INDUSTRIES LTD. J. J. NEUFELDT, PRESIDENT plus for all 1969 of De- )artment surplus has always >een an important factor in .ransfer to general revenue. Monday, July 12 1971 THE 1ETHBRIDOE HERALD 3 GRADE SIX ESSAY CONTEST Coaldale Rotary Club essay test won by Larry Haz, shown receiving the shield from local rotarian Peter Slemko. The shield, once again won by a St. Joseph's School student, will remain on dis- play for the following year. Mrs. Bennett retires MAG-RATH (HNS) Mrs. La Mar Bennett was honored by jie staff of Magrath Municipal Hospital for almost 20 years service there. Although not a professionally trained aide, Bertha Bennett was preferred by many for her kind under- standing and gentle ways. She started aide work in 1952 when the new hospital was staffed and Matron Peggy Barker appealed for help. Since then she has had many valu- able experiences vith Matron Marian Bourne from 1952-1969 and the present matron Grace Toomcr. "I've enjoyed every minute of she commented. It has al- ways been wonderful for me to watch someone get well after Indoor pool gets approval CRANBROOK, B.C. (Special) City council has approved Cranbrook Projects Society pro- posal for an indoor heated swim- ming pool adjacent to its fully operating plant on the former Bishop Doyle field at the northeast section of busi- ness-commercial area. Projects Society president Ron Powell has reported the 450-person heated outdoor plant has been financed so far by Kineltes donate to school PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Kinette Club of Pincher Creek recently made a dona- tion of to the Pincher Creek School Division No. 29. The amount is for equipment for special education classes among the younger students. The money was realized by the Kinettes through their shopperama and other projects. Ken P. McDowall, chairman, accepted the board check from Mrs. Ivan Bigford, Kinette president. Also present was Charles Jacob, principal of the Pincher Creek Elementary S'chool Complex. Clinic July 19 PINCHER CREEK (Special) A Track and Field Clinic is being held at Matthew Halton High School in Pincher Creek on July 19 at p.m. There is no charge for this clinic. The clinic will be conducted by Lethbridge Club. For more information contact Dale S'tuckey at 627-4128 or the rec- reation office at 627-4322. Members of the Pincher Creek summei' games track and field team are especially urged to attend this clinic. This clinic will also be of interest to those who are working towards forming a track and field club for Pincher Creek. members of the Track and Field about from service or- ganizations and the public di- rectly, a city grant of and Centennial grants of 000. Additionally city council ap- proved in 1970 annual grants for 1971, 1972 and 1973. This more than covers existing costs. However council this week approved an additional "over a five-year period" for an indoor adjacent facility. Mr- Powell believes this facility can be in operation by December, with continued energetic com- munity financial support. The Projects Society now is beginning to think in terms of arena recreation facility, which Mr. PoweU says should year-round operated also, in winter for the ice sports and in summer for auditorium, in- door floor sports and probably other public services. With indoor-outdoor year- round pool apparently accom- plished within a quarter-million dollar tally and without money bylaw, necessity, the Projects Society will now turn its atten- tion to arena proposals. a serious illness or operation There have been so many cru cial cases like the little boj with a ruptured spleen, one gassed with a kerosene lantern, another badly burned. It's al- ways a thrill to nurse anyone back to health." Bertha Bennett loves little babies and brushed a cupie curl or gave special care be- fore taking them to their moth ers. "Bertha just loves to fuss with one nurse said. Older patients heartily agree "There's just no one like Ber- tha. She was born with the gift of making folks feel better." At the special farewell party, Mrs. Francis Blumell related many of Mrs. Bennett's nursing experiences and gave tribute to her many fine qualities. Mrs Joyce Thomson honored her in a poem. Misses Fae and Mallie Ramos sang an original song for her. Matron Grace Toomer thanked Mrs. Bennett for her dedicated service and read "Friendship." Local flowers and a wall plaque decorated by all the hospital staff added to the oc casion. Games were directed bv Mrs. Barbara Brandt and Mrs. Marine Huffnagei. Lunch was served to 30. Mrs. Bennett was presented with a corsage of Talisman Roses by Marian Bourne and Eda Kosma. A cut glass vase from the staff was graciously accepted by Mrs. Bennett. City tour TYRRELL'S LAKE The Hope Community Club held its July meeting via a tour of Sunburst Ceramics and a radio station. The day was enjoyed by all. The August meeting will he held at the home of the sec- tary Mrs. Vi Mueller donated PINCHER CREEK (Special) At the regular meeting of the Advisory Board of St. Vin- cent's Hospital, it was reported by Mrs. Robert Toney, secre- tary of the Beaver Mines Wom- en's Institute that a donation of would be made by them towards the purchase of an ice machine, which the hospital needs. Before one is purchased various machines will be in- spected. Arrangements were made for representatives of the Advisory Board and the local municipal- ities to meet with Dr. J. E. Bradley, chairman of the Al- berta Hospital Services Com- mission, to discuss the possi- bility of establishing auxiliary The smoothest taste in town -Schenlei) SPECIAL RESERVE CANADIAN WHISKY Very proudly Canadian A prestige product of Canadian Schenley Distilleries ltd. care facilities in the town. The board recommended that the hospital again co-operate with Matthew Halton High School in the second Work Ex perience Program for eight or nine students, commencing early in September. The Board recommended that the hospital purchase a portable coronary monitoring system to assist in treating emergency cases. Kiwanis ivitlidraivs support TABER (HNS) The Taber and District Music Festival is looking for a sponsor following the withdrawal of support long-time promoter Taber Ki wanis Club. One member of the festival committee, hopeful that the an nual cultural event will be able to continue, says that the festi val has a place in the com munity which is lacking in such culturally oriented projects. While Hie festival during re- cent years lias failed to be self- supporting, over the years the fcatlval fund has accumulated i about he said. Allciul clinic TYRRELL'S LAKE Tom Mueller accompanied by Lorne Curric of Warner, is at- tending a bnscball clinic nl Hunnewcll, Missouri. This is their third consecutive year. COLOR TVs 25" MEDITTERANEAN Reg. 22" COLOR TV CONSOLE Reg. 875.00 26" CONTEMPORARY STYLE CONSOLE Reg. 1199.00 One per customer! No phone orders please! Erf Miko Conrad Genmt Mlikulln Ptotttll PbtMl 236 13th St. N. IETHBRIDGE Phono 328-6964 OPEN TILL 9 P.M. THURSDAY and FRIDAY ;