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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DAVE THIEtEN photo road grader destroyed Firefighters mop up after fire sweeps a quonset building at the Masinasin School, 20 miles east of Milk River, destroying a grader owned by the County of Warner. Joe Flexhaug, superintendent of public works for the county, says another grader will maintain roads until a replacement is possible. Cause of the Wednesday night blaze is unknown. Education opportunity set for Taber adults Youth centre working PICTURE BUTTE (Special) About 40 people turned out recently to officially open the Jpportunities for Youth Centre here. Planning for this project be- gan when the high school gui- lance counsellor was speaking to young people about summer employment. Feeling a project such as OFY would be of benefit to the community, 12 teenagers from the Picture Butte High School decided to do something about it. The three graduates, and nine others going into either Grade 11 or 12 have a busy schedule planned. Projects include a day-care centre for children two to six years, Monday, and Thursday afternoons; volunteer .yard work for senior citizens (with the only request being that equipment be supplied) and a teen club drop-in centre oper- ating Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from eight to 11 p.m. and Saturday afternoons from two ,to five. Between times they are also caring for the golf club prop- erty and helping with town beautification work. At the day care centre as many as 30 children are caret for Monday .and Thursday af- ternoons, at no cost to busy mothers. Co-operation has been won- derful, from the loan of play school equipment for the day care centre, to the rent-free use of an old service station build ing as a centre of operations The building hadn't been used for years. About a week was needed to prepare it for use The three boys and nine girls involved have chosen for their motto, "We Will Be There." There they'are, endeavoring to serve every age group, in any way possible, to make Pic ture Butte a better community in which to live. COALDALT (HNS) Town Council is keenly interested to >ee that the 1973 Coaldale Set- ters Days celebrations are a success. These will be held Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday! Aug. 4. Recently council asked the Coaldale and District Chamber >f Commerce to co-ordinate ac- ivities. The chamber was giv- en a grant by the town to as- sist with expenses. The Coaldale Kinsmen Club's annual rodeo is held in con- unction with Settlers Days. The club .application for a beer garden on the rodeo TABER (HNS) A "local further education council" is being set up here to "mobilize all available resources to offer a comprehensive program of continuing education to adults in the community." Representatives of the Taber school division will participate with Roy Blais, recreation su- perintendent; Murray Wilde, district agriculturist; 'Miss Bet- ty Donner, home economist; Miss Sybil Gamble, public health nurse; Ray Evanson, preventive social services di- rector; and Garth Smith of the Taber separate school district. The council will be coordina- ting all adult education pro- grams for which high school credits are not being earned. The program can include bas- ic English, citizenship, com- munity problems or any sub- ject of interest. Further information may be obtained at the Taber division's administration office. 50 CAMP BRANT The first outing of the Circle B Camping and Rid- ing Club was a success. More than 50 people camped at Strawberry Group Camp. Sev- eral trail rides were on the agenda. The young folks made several wet trips down the riv- er on inner tube boats. Wete holding a table... Ibrpu Where memorable evenings are made 7 days a week, impeccable servce complements a dining standard of excellence. At Sen Famty Restaurant en atmosphere of congenialiry surrounds a tradition of western hospteffity, exemplified in the Dining Room. Go once end ycul return. 320-7756 family restaurant Aetna ward reunion set for Aug. 10-12 CARDSTON (HNS) Three days of activity are planned for a reunion of the Aetna LDS Church Ward Aug. 10, 11 and 12 at Kimball Park. All farmer members of Tay lorville, Aetna, Kimball, Jeffer son and Woolford are invited Friday. Aug. 10, a sports night will be held from 4 to p.m. Each family will bring its own food for supper. An over night camp is planned for tha night. Next morning, Aug. 11, a sun- rise service will be held at 6 a.m. followed by a free break fast Track and field activities win occupy the remainder of the day. Sunday, Aug. 12. the dedica- tion of the new Aetna Fourth Ward Chapel will be .held. Settlers Days Aug. 3-4 grounds council. was approved by Approval was given at a re- cent council meeting to Veni Scheldt of the Ventura Ino Ho- tel for a dance on Main St. It will be held in front of the 'Hams' gather MILK RIVER (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Herb Lyall of Milk River recently attended an amateur "ham" radio opera- tors' meeting near Kalispel, Mont., in the Glacier Park area. "Hams" both, sides of the border participated. They report good weather and a plea- sant get-together were enjoy- ed. Coaldale suffers growing pains hotel complex Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4, from 9 p.m. to l a.m. The street closure was ap- proved by council. A town float for the Settlers Days parade will be put togeth- er by town staff, councillors and others. .Monday, Aug. 6, was declared a civic holiday. by. council. Friday, July 27, 1973 THI LtTHMIDCI HttAlD 1 Elks give to Granum centre GRANUM (HNS) The Al- berta Elks Foundation has donated to the Granum Senior Citizen's and 'Family Centre. The organization sponsored a truck and camper sweep- stake. The proceeds are used for community projects such as this. The Granum lodge, which has been active in the com- munity for 48 years, is also donating to the centre. Fjordbotten family holds reunion GRANUM (HNS) Fifty- seven members of the Fjord- botten family enjoyed a fam- ily reunion in the North Peace Hall at Claresholm recently. They also paid tribute to their mother, Mrs. Laura j Fjordbotten, who will be cele- brating her 90th birthday Aug. COALDALE (HNS) A rial meeting between council and officials from the Oldman River Planning Commission has been tentatively -set for Monday, July 30. Council and Mrs. Rae Yama- saki, town -administrator, feel it is essential to meet as there are many matters which need to be dealt with. These pretain to planning, and develop- ment in the town. A proposed plot plan for the north side is forthcoming soon from the ORRPC. No land subdividing or de- velopment is permitted there until a plan is accepted. This area is now being ser- viced with water and sewer lines. A park plan, including school grounds, has been requested by .council. Councillor. Peter Letkemann warned recently that the rate of development permitted should be kept in check to avoid problems. He mentioned water and sew- er services. It is difficult to keep up with the demands. Coaldale this year bad more construction in the f t six months than in 12 months in 1972. 28. Mrs. Fjordbottea was pre- sented with a bouquet and a corsage from her family.: The family all attended a church service, had dinner, and then passed the afternoon in visiting and having -family photographs taken. Mrs. Fjordbotten was pleased to have all her'six'children to- gether for the first time in more than 20 years. They are Alf of Bethesda, Maryland; Carl of Vancouver; Roy and Art of Granum; Mrs. Chris Brand of Cardston and Mrs. Dagny Berg of Clares- holm. Also present were her 18 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. 'Those attending from out-of- town were Dr. and Mrs. Alf Fjordbotten, BeChesda, Mary- land; Allan and Lee Fjordbot- ten, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. David Thompson and two boys, Clear Lake, S. Dak., Mrs. John Willars, Vancouver; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fjordbotten, Glen and June of Vancouver' Mrs. Chris Brand, Cardston; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Fjordbotten and family, Wetaskiwin; Mr. and Mrs. Warren Berg and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Ron Gornam and boys, all of Cal- gary. FISH FOR LIVING More than commercial fishermen are employed in Can- ada's fishing operations. District Mews In Brief REWARD VULCAN At the request of .ha Vulcan Lions Club, the town will assume day-4o-day care and general maintenance of the new trailer campground. The town will offer a reward of for informatin leading to the arrest and conviction of persons responsible for vandal- ism at such town public fa- cilities as the campground, arena, swimming pool and parks. CANNOT ATTEND LOMOND Miss Lorraine Volesky has been selected from her 4-H region to attend the Olds Seminar but she will be unable to attend because the Colorado 4-H exchange trip is scheduled at the same tune. Those who will be travelling to Colorado on a 4-H exchange trip are Cameron Boe, Helen Boe, Lorraine Volesky, Ron Magnusson and Roy Lucas. GRAND CHAMPION VULCAN Lo Lynd Joe Laet, the two-year-old Percher- on stallion owned by Lucasia Grand Championship Stallion Award at the 1973 Calgary Stampede Heavy Horse Show. At the Red Deer Fair, a five- year-old Percheron mare, Roy- al Daisy, owned by Lucasia Farms, was named Champion Percheron and Grand Champ- ion-of all three heavy horse breeds at the fair. PUMPS WORKING PINCHER CREEK The public demand on Pincher Creek's domestic water distri- bution system remains very high despite outdoor restric- tions in force over the past cou- ple .of weeks. The pumps are maintaining a steady rate of gallons per hour for about 16 hours each day to meet re- quirements. TRANSFERRED TABER Const. Wayne Morley of the Taber detach- ment of the RCMP has been transferred to Vermilion. He was here for three years. Const. -Orville Morrow has ar- rived from Ottawa. He is mar- Farms cf Vulcan, won the' ried with one child. Coaldale chamber meets tonight COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale and District Chamber of Commerce will meet at o'clock tonight in the basement of the town office building. Main item on the agenda is the final co-ordination of the Coaldale Settlers Days celebra- tion. It will be held Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4. Bill Holmes is the chamber president. Ferd Glass is vice- president and Mrs. Katby Epp is secretary. COALDALE (HNS) The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and ore-school clinics: BARN WELL: Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. IRON SPRINGS: Wednesday. Aug. 1, in the school from to p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Aug. 2, in the health unit office (up- stairs in the town office build- ing) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Aug. 2, in the health unit office in the ad- ministration braiding, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. GRASSY LAKE: Friday. Aug. 3. in the Chamberlain School, from 1 to 3 p.m. For social szrvice appoint- ments telephone: Coakiate 345- 3388; or Taber 223-3931. The medical officer of health urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagions disease and tooth decay. Information on venereal disease, a mounting i health problem, is readily avail- j and fuHy confidential. 1 FOR SALE IN COALDALE By Appointment Only 1220 22nd Ave., CooUole PHONE 345-3246 1200 squafs feet, two bedrooms main floor, 2 bed- rooms basement, large 16'x40' garogs, large T2'x50' in carport and 9'xl2' office. Imitation fireplace, wall to wali broodloom, large living room end dining room. From patio, landscaped. Finished rwmpws room and bar. Comevisitus during the reopening of our newer, much larger Horseman's of Fame! The exciting, real-life story of theCanadiart West is portrayed in authentic, colourful dis- plays at our newer, much larger, Horseman's Hall of Fame. Come and take time to absorb and experience the heritage and spirit that is the Canadian West's own. Numerous new exhibits have been added to the Hall, which will further enhance its status as being one of the finest of its kind anywhere. Illustrated here are a few of those exhibits. Come see them in person. We knowyou'll have fun. 1 Buffalo herds, which once roamed the west in countless millions. 2 Treaty No. 7, which was to become the most significant treaty ever signed with the Canadian Indians. 3 Now a collector's item, the famous Red River Cart once served a principal role in overland transportation. 4 The handgun section of the popular "Guns of the Golden West" di-fclay. 5 Famous cowboys. "Shooting the Breeze" in an original piece of Barn No. 6. 6 Colt Frontier single-action revolver, also known as the "Peacemaker." CALGARY BREWING AND MALTING CO. LIMITED Home of Calgary Export Lagor ;