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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JO THE LETHBRIDGE HKAIO TuiiJav, 14, WORKING MODEL OF A LIBRARIAN-Faye North Peigan, librarian for the Peigan Community Library assists, left to right, Noella Little Moustache, Velma Yellowhorn, Gayle Swag and Joanne Yellowhorn. Mrs. North Peigan said one of the best days for signing out books was last winter when over 60 people took advantage of the cold weather and library facilities for some indoor entertainment. The library has been in operation just one year. Peigan Community Library Marks First Anniversary By RIC SWfflART Herald Staff Writer Peigan Com munity Library's sary was acknowledged'recent with what librarian Faye Nor Peigan called "a remarkab growth of interest." Featuring over books an numerous periodicals, the librarj serves a population of Peigan Indians, with Mrs. Nor Peigan acting as postmaste in the same building next f the Peigan Health Centre. The library was official] opened in July last year but gc a real boost when Mrs. Nortli Peigan, accompanied by Georg Dew, head librarian for the Lethbridge Public Library anc Gwyneth Gard, children's librar ian, bought worth of book, in Edmonton Dec. 31. "The books we picked mr were oriented for the six throug 16 age group and I'm glad Mr Dew and Mrs. Oard were alon to help with the sai Mrs. North Pedgan. "The library now offers some- thing for everybody." She said there are many reg ular book users and once a per son new to the library comes they usually come back fo more. "The interest is very high with the majority of tie books in the library centred on Indian people and their culture and this has meant a greater res ponse from the adults." She said mere are many ref erence books :used extensively by students living in Brocket. "Other books are used by Steals Tire, Goes To Jail An Onion Lake, Sask., man, John Chief, 23, was .sentenced to 60 days in jail when he plead- ed guilty in magistrate's court in Leliibridge Monday to theft of a tire and rim valued at Chief stole the tire and rim from his boss while working OB a farm. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Ctrtified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan 321-4095 pre-schoolers, including picture books, coloring books and teach- ing aid books.' Joanne Yellowhorn a regular library user said the best part the library plays for her is (he "great amount of literature about our people." The library also subscribes to many newspapers, including several which are printed and publidied by Indians in Canada and the United States. "Included in our supply is a set of National Geographic Mag- azines back to Mrs. North Peigan said. "Many of the things in the library, like the set of National Geographies were donated to us by people in Lethbridge." Verda Hodgson, assistant to Mr. Dew, said "A lot of work and trouble went into setting the library up and it is proving to be a real success." Second Bogus Bill Discovered In City City police report another counterfeit bill has shown ip in Lethbridge. The bill, found at the Royal Jank of Canada on Mayor Magrath Drive, bears the serial number W-E 3866565, and las no face plate number (lo- oated to the extreme left and ust above the ribbon which bears Bank of Canada on There are planchettes (green dots) on the front of the bill but none on the back, the face of the queen looks fuzzy and he over-all look of the bill is aded. A bogus bill showed up in Lethbridge about three weeks ago. The bill was much the same but had the serial number P-T 0078131. Anyone finding one of these bills are asked to call city po- lice at 328-4444. Do not turn the counterfeit note over to anyone but a po- lice officer. Anyone knowingly passing on such a note is liable to 14 years imprisonment. City police also report being flooded recently with com- plaints of forged, not-sufficient iinds and no account cheques being passed in the city. Poetry Reading Set For Garden May Swenson, poet-in-resi- ence at the University of Leth- >ridge, will give a special ooetry .reading in an informal ession to be held Wednesday t 4 p.m. in the Nikka Yuko apanese Garden. The reading is one of the con- ributions Miss Swenson plans o make to the community and -he university during her six- week stay in Lethbridge. Her residency is sponsored by he U of L-English education centre, part of the faculty of iducation. Miss S'wenson is a member of he National Institute of Arts and Letters and has received a umber of major literary wards including the Shelley :emorial Award, Literary So- ety of America; Rockefeller Foundation Fellow; Ford Foun- dation Poet-Playwright grant; William Rose Benet Award, Poetry Society of America-' Guggenheim Fellow; and Rob- ert Frost Fellow. She has presented readings and lectures at more than 40 universities throughout Canada and the United States, and pro- vided regular Instruction in poetry and writing at several campuses. Miss Swenson's poetry read- ing, consisting primarily of her own work, is open to the public. GENERAL TEACHERS Six students with teaching experience are avail- able for summer jobs through the Canada Manpower Centre student placement division in Lethbridge. DAVEY SAFETY LAMPS-To be seen among the coal mining artifact! at the Sir Alexander Gait Museum in Lethbridge, ore a number of Davey safety lamps (back These were used by the fire boss to test for explosive gas in the working areas of the mirw. If gas was detected as indicated by a change in the color of the small flame in the lamp, caution was observed by moving the men from that area. Increased ventilation would be used to clear the gas. In front of the Davey lamps in the above picture are acetylene lamps used by the miners. These were later replaced with battery-electric lamps, which, without open flame, were much safer. Brooks Nursing Home Contract Let A contract for the [instruction of a 50-bed nursing ome in Brooks has' been warded to Bennett and White Alberta (1963) Ltd. of Calgary A special meeting of the Brooks-Newell nursing horai district No. 11 board was need SALMON fUNERALHOME LTD. SHEET SOUTH iosr 1927 PHONE 327-5802 ed to decide on the awarding of the contract. All of- the original tenders were over the initial esti- mated cost of After culs made in such things as air-conditioning, lighting and hardware, the cost was pared to Bennett and White's original bid was Construction Is expected to get under way immediately, with work on the pilings ex- pected to begin next week. Completion is expected to take about seven months. A spokesman for the board said no concessions had been made on the size of the rooms, which were larger than aver- age. There were also no cuts made in the planned laundry facilities, which will be ade- quate for a 100-bed home and will not require enlarging when planned additions are made in a few years. Fine On Four Charges A Lefiibridge man, Edward Fisher, was fined a total of and costs when he pleaded guilty to four drivirg charges in magistrate's court in Leth- bridge Monday. He was fined for speeding, for failing to remain at the scene of an accident, for driving at an unreasonable rate cf speed and for driving without reasonable consideration for others. Fisher apparently hit a light post causing damage to it and damage to his car. HAIG CLINIC is pleased to announce DR. B. T. COFFEY is now associated with Family Practice Department OFF TO HOLLAND lethbridge student Pat Parkinson, one of two Alberta youths chosen for a Canada-Holland exchange tri p is shown about to leave Lethbridge for the trip overseas. Seeing her off at Kenyan Field early Tuesday morning is Sid Slater of Lethbridge, provincial president of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans' Associa- tion .sponsors of the trip. The Lethbridge ANAF unit and the Dominion Command of the association share the trip costs for Miss Parkinson. She was chosen from a list of Alberta applicants on the basis of community participation, education and character. The trip will last two weeks. A NEW DINING EXPERIENCE! A FIRST IK LETHBRIDGE! THE LETHBRIDGE JAYCEES---------- FAMILY GOURMET CLUB Featuring LUNCHES DINNERS SNACKS lETHBRIDGE'S FINEST RESTAURANTS OVER 75 VAIUE IN DINING FOR A MEMBERSHIP Of ONLY 10 Here's How It Works When you and your guest patronize one of the participating restaur- ants you will receive ONE MEAL ABSOLUTELY FREE WiHi the purchase of a meal of equal value! MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE ONLY THROUGH THE inHBRIDGB JAYCEES You will dining at populuar restaurants: Marquit Steak and Rib Room Majorette Restaurant New Moon Cafe New World Lotus Inn Top Pizza -and Spaghetti Deliver Your Membenhipl JUST CAU 328-7005 TODAYI 1 LETHBRIDGE JAYCEE FAMILY GOURMET CLUI Room 7 304 5th Street South 1 Please rush my Gourmet Club Membership. 1 realize thai this is available for a short time only and 1 want to b0 Isure of receiving a membership. Enclosed is my cheque for for Queen's Piiza Tom's House of Pizza Paolo at each. INAME PHONE 1 ADDRESS CITY 1 TattM Freer Tnj'l Drive In TK Caftitria Htvw of MAKE CHEQUES PAYABLE TO GOURMET ClUI 1 LMail to Gnirmtt Club Room 7 304 5th Slrtet SMith, 1 lethbrida. HELP BUILD A BETTER COMMUNITY! 1 ;