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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuriday, July 39, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Settler's Days set for weekend COALDALE (HNS) Co-or- dination of activities for the 1971 Coaldale Settler's Days has been completed. The celebrations will be held Saturday, July 31, and Sunday, Aug. 1. Groups have indicated inten- tions to donate net proceeds from events to the Coaldale Sportsplex Fund. A parade will start off the annual celebrations at 11 a.m. It is sponsored by the Coaldale Chamber of Commerce. Les Handley is parade Parade entrants are to assem- ble in the area of the Coaldale Community Hospital for judg- ing to commence at a.m. The parade will go north down 20th St. until reaching 20th Ave. (main street) then proceed east to the Coaldale Baseball Park. A noon in the Coal- dale Community Hall will be offered from 12 to 1 p.m. by the Coaldale Pythian Sisters. The menu will include an en- lire cold plate meal with des- sert for 75 cents and hot dogs for 15 cents, drinks for five cents, for the children. Conveners are Mrs. Martha Uhryn and Mrs. Alice Jensen. Continuing in the hall from 1 to 2 p.m. will be the "Hap- piness Hour." It has been co- ordinated by Mrs. Jessie Nolan. The entire variety entertain- ment will comprise local talent. There is no charge for admis- sion. Sponsors are the Pythian Sisters. An aits and crafts display and bake sale will be held froni 12 noon to 5 p.m. in the former Coaldale Pharmacy premises. The handicraft is .sponsored by the Coaldale Arts and Crafts. The sale of baking is han- dled by the women of the Coal- dale Mennonitc Brethren Church. The Coaldale Kinsmen Ama- teur Rodeo will begin at 2 p.m. one east of town on the Kinsmen Hodeo grounds. Coaldale Kinettes will oper- ate a concession booth on the grounds during the rodeo. A midway of children's rides begins at 2 p.m. A chow mein supper spon- sored by the Coaldale Buddhist Church Ladies will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in front of the Coaldale Community Hall. A tent owned by Handley Auction will be erected for this supper Bingo will be held in the same tent from 7 to 9 p.m. At 9 p.m. the dancing begins. The draw for the pound steer and the quilt sponsored by the Coaldale Fish and Game Association will be made. Tick- ets are available from George Murakami's Barber and Sport- ing Shop and any member of the executive. A street dance will be staged on main street in front of the Ventura Hotel. Sunday, Aug. 1, commencing at p.m. the-e will be Sporting Day activities adja- cent t' the Kate Andrews High School. The Coaldale Volunteer Fire Brigade is in charge. A concession booth will be operated on the same location by the Sunbeam Sewing Circle of the Coaldale Mennonite Church. A pet show will be staged. It was arranged by the playground staff of the southern regional recreation Board. For further information con- tact the Coaldale recreation of- fice at 345-3746. Len Scheibner COALDALE (HNS) Leon- ard Scheibner was recently elected president of Uie Coal- dale Rotary Club. Others elected to serve on the 1971-72 executive: Les Hand- ley, v i c e-president; James Parks, secretary; and Lawrie McCray, treasurer. Alton Knapp is the past pres- ident. Directors and committee chairrnan appointed included Lawrie McCray, chairman of international services commit- tee; Peter Slemko, director re- sponsible for club service; Mike Vaselenak, chairman of lher vocational service commit- tee; and John Vaselenak, di- rector-chairman of community service committee. The new slate of officers was installed and took office re- cently. The club holds supper meet- ings every Tuesday in the Steak House banquet room here. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 TUNNEL TO NEW HOSPITAL Under construction at Claresholm is this 300-foot tunnel from the 500-bed Alberia Hospital to the new Claresholm General Hospital, a new million, 50-bed institution scheduled to be finished in April, 1972. The tunnel will make possible joint use of certain facilities. Paul Anderson Photo Highway outlawed for drag racing TABER (HNS) There will be no drag racing on Highway 3. Taber town council voted un- animously against approval of a request made by the Gear Lords that one mile of the high- way west of Taber be used ternate Sunday mornings as supervised driving strip follow- ing a police report. Corporals James Corsan and Gordon Hacking of the RCMP and town police respectively, fold the council that, as far as can be learned, no major high- way has been taken out of reg- ular use for such activity. Among the reasons given was the i.eed for an Order in Coun- cil by the provincial cabinet each 'Jme the highway "be- comes other than a public high- way" otherwise RCMP wowlc have no alternative than to prosecute. Both police departments were also concerned over persona" and public liability, should traf- fic be diverted through the town or on district roads when the drag strip is in use. Roll] expressed fear of possible con- sequences and were not in fa- vor of approval of the request. It was noted that in no case has the minister of highway; Gordon E. Taylor approved use of main highways for drag pur- poses, though the Gear Lords ANNOUNCEMENT WIN A 1971 PINTO -OR CASH EQUIVALENT Be among the FIRST 100 purchasers of a NEW or USED VEHICLE and be eligible for a FREE draw on this offer effective July 26th till 100 ve- hicles are sold. For further details contact a court- eous Dunlop Ford Sales Representative. "Your Total Transportation Centre" Mayor Magrath Drive and 16th Avenue South request was made to the de- partment and referred for com- ment to the town council. Said Cpl. Corsan, "It's great, and I'm all for it. But in no way can a highway be blocked off for such a purpose." Com- menting on the possible use of airport runways, Mr. Corsan said this is equally impossible. Councillor John Malinsky who had supported the appli- cation by the Gear Lords said members of the club now real- ize the implications of such a request and would accept the decision of council. Prize available for fair CARDSTON An outstand- ing day of judging and displays is promised for Aug. 17 at the Cardston Fair. Top quality livestock and horse shows plus food, clothing and crafts exhibits are being planned. A fashion show by local mer- chants is also on the agenda. Categories for exhibits and shows in the 1971 fair are as follows: horses, cattle, sheep, junior pets, grains and grasses, flowers and plants, vegetables and fruits, homemaking, em- broidery, needlework, sewing, arts and crafts and scliool work. The fair board encourages everyone to place entries in the fair. Further information concern- ing entries and requirements are contained in the fair prize lists. These may be obtained in Magrath at the Magrath Trad- ing Company, Spring Coulee, Mountain View, Hillspring, Glenwood and Cardston. In Cardston, prize lists are avail- able at the district agricultur- ist's office, Sportsman's World, Atkins, Hurt's Dry Goods, and Laidlaw's. Any merchants wishing to place a display in the fair please contact Delbsrt Steed at the district agriculture office, Cardston. Officers installed NATAL (HNS) At a re- cent meeting of Michel Local 7292, United Mine Workers of America, the new officers of the Local were installed by John Delaney, president of Dis- trict 18. UMWA of Calgary. Other District 18 officers from Calgary in attendance were secretary treasurer Stanley Grocutt and district represen- tative Donald McDonald. Dis- trict representative for Michel local, Ezner DeAnna of Natal was also present for the instal- lation of officers. Michel Local officers install- ed for a two-year term were Robert Swaney, president; Stuart Johnson, vice-president; Jimmy Caldwcll, secretary treasurer and Paul J. Chala, recording-secret ary. Welcomed to the meeting was Internal ional hoard member Henry Allai of Kansas, who was the principal speaker at the annual picnic sponsored by i.he Coleman Local of Ihe Unilcd Mine Workers of American and was able, on the same day, lo accompany the District lil of- [icers to make an official' visit !o meet and adress Ihe mem- bers of Michel Local at their regular meeting. Stirling plans celebration STIRLING (HNS) Stirl- ing's annual celebration day is scheduled for Saturday with the day's activities starting at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. Events such as swimming, kiddies' races, barrel racing a.nd h'orse shoe pitching will be held throughout the day. A pro- gram at seven o'clock in Ihe evening with a dance to follow will conclude the day's activi- ties and all residents, friends and former residents are in- vited to join the festivities. HOST MISSES IRON SPRINGS and Mrs. M. Iwamoto have had as their guests recently Miss Janet Ooslerhof and Miss Emily Oosterhof, both of Chilli- wack, B.C. Historic day for new village NATAL (HNS) Monday, August 2, will be a historical date for the new village of Elk- ford, situated north of Spar- wood near Boivin Creek. On that day will be held the first council meeting of the new vil- lage. The letters patent have al- ready been signed and a five- member council appointed by order in council. Serving are H. M. Keys, N. J. Moxham, Mrs. Barbara Taplin, Anthony Eegion and Karl Maartman. For want of a village office, the meeting will be held in the recreation hall. The village was formed under what is termed Mutant town legislation' and that is now included in the Municipal Act. At latest word, there are now 445 persons residing in Elkford Swimmers pass tests TABER !HNS) Just over 100 swimmer trainees success- fullly completed the first of four swimming courses being con- ducted during the summer months at hte local community pool. In the five classes according to proficiency, there were 28 pre-begirmers, 23 beginners, 31 juniors, 11 intermediates and eight seniors. The intermediates were Rod- ney Hamilton, Dani Zobell, Shelly Price, Linda Powell, Juanita Williams, David Hack- ing, Jo-Ann Oddie, Darcy Hum- phries, James Williams, Cyn- thia Dorchak and Dawn Mer- eski. Seniors passing their tests were Blais, Dianne Oddie, Jane Pauka, Keena Humphries, Holly Meyer. Dennis Evanson and Stuart Roe. The Red Cross swim lessons were conducted by instructors Mike Howard, Reva Platt and Deborah Stimson under the su- pervision of director of recrea- tion programs, Yvonne Mclvor. and a spokesman said that it is expected 160 new homes will be built there by the end of 1971 and that about 50 mobile homes will be in place. One of the problems facing the new council is provision of enlarged facilities for sewage disposal. The village already has a small sewage plant, but with rapid population growth this will soon be too small. Pro- posed is a sewage lagoon, plans for which have already been approved. Plans are also under way for construction of a dam on Boi- vin Creek, known locally as Goat Creek, in order to get suf- ficient domestic water supplies. Because no property assess- ments have been carried out, the fledgling council has no tax revenue coming in and cannot expect any until 1972. Financ- ing until the end of 1971 will he provided by Fording Coal and early in 1971, the council may borrow funds from the Depart- ment of Municipal Affairs. Rev. MeCuhe new pastor at Coaldalc COALDALG (HNS I Rev. Frank McCabe, assistant priest of St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church, Lethbridge, will be- come pastor of the St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church here effective Aug. 1. The appointment was made by Bishop Paul .Joseph O'Rryne of the diocese of Calgary. Father McCabe is a member of the Order of the Holy Spirit. He was a missionary priest in eastern Nigeria (Biafra) for 14 years until 1969. Escapes injury STIRLING (HNS) Donald Cluistensen escaped serious in- jury while working on his farm near here. While preparing to do some sanding on a combine cab he was struck by an elec- tric current. He managed to push his feet off the platform of the unit and fall to the ground, escaping with minor cuts and bruises. These Are The LctKbrldge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR................. General Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBUtt General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Gen. Del. RAYMOND MRS. DEUA WOOIF Gen. Del. TURIN Mrs. Poulin Juhor................Phone 738.4394 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising May we drive home a point? Summer driving, especially with extra vacation traffic, can be tricky. You keep your car in shape. You check your battery, tires, cooling system and seat belts. But how about yourself? If enjoying a drink is one of the ways you relax in summer, fine. As long as you enjoy it wisely. It's a good idea not to overdo summer sun or sport. And the same goes for drinking. At The House of Seagram we've been driving home that point since our first Moderation message in 1934. P.S. Don't forget to buckle up for safety. Seagram's ers since 1857 ;