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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, 2, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGI HfitAlD 3 CUBS PLACE ENSIGNS ON CANOE 1st Coalhurst Cubs, from left, Kevin Ponfarolo, Robbie Petersen and Doug Goldie place their eagle ensign- on their canoe in prepora- for summer scouting fun.. Gathered with these Cubs are Coalhurst Boy from left-, Jim Goldie, Rod Pontarolo, Adrian Schuurmcm, Larry Boychuk, Blaine Pontarolo, Henry Staffer, Raymond Zmurchyk and Duane Goldie. Scout leaders are Hank Schuurman: and George Goldie. Cub leaders are Mrs. Nellie Schuurman and Marge Pontarolo. Picture Butte residents claim taxes are too high PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) At the recent meeting of the Picture Butte town council, a delegation representing the res- idents of Rogers Ave. met with the council to protest the asses- ment of 60 cents per foot front- age for the paving that was done on Rogers Ave. in 1971. It is the feeling of the resi- dents that as the provincial government provided funds for the major portion of the pav- ing, the frontage tax is too high and unjustified. The delegation requested that the town council give serious consideration to one of two sug- gestions: (1) the frontage tax be reverted to 30 cents a foot; (2) that Rogers Avenue be posted and. designated as "a no truck route." Following the presentation of the delegation, council is to receive a report on the actual cost of the pav- ing. It was decided that the street sweeper has proven its worth and will be purchased from Coneco of Calgary for Regarding public works, the administrator was given the green light to hire part-time workers if the need arose. Rent has been set at the trailer court of per month plus. monthly for town utilities. It was also decided that no trailer under 700 square feet be allowed to park in the court. It was decided that due to the cost and the report that the Al Gehman is installed head of Coleman Elks COLEMAN (CNP Al Gehman has been installed exalted ruler of the Coleman BPOE No. 117 at ceremonies held in the Coleman Elks Hall. Also installed to office were past exalted ruler, Dave Bout- hillier; leading knight, Robert Liddell; loyal knight, George Price; lecturing knight, Harold Ganske; treasurer, Dave Bar- Barry Epp top racer CRANBROOK (Special) Cranbrook driver Barry Epp was the winner of the main event at stock car races held here at Echo Field Raceways. A total of 16 cars entered the 30-lap race and only six finish- ed. The trophy dash was won by Barry Epp and he completed a good day by taking the third heat. Fastest time of the day was 20.42 seconds by Roger Vocat. Other winners included rookie Ken Epp of Cranbrook .in the fast heat, Greg Cole of 'Cranbroofc in the second heat and Warren Jarvis, driving Bill Stewards car, in the pit man's race. ass; secretary, Mel Cornett; historian, Dave Bouthillier; chaplain, Steve Krzywy; es- quire, Ken Garbiar; inner guard, Alf Thompson; Tyler, Don Fleming and two-year-trus- tee Ron Colfings. The installation was conduct- ed by district deputy grand ex- alted ruler Gryschuk, as- sisted by installing secretary, Vern Decoux; installing officer, Frank tyler, Arthur De- coux; chaplain, Les Gilmar and pianist Bill Kundert all of the Blairmore BPOE No. 15. Members of the Coleman anc Blairmore patrol teams led by Coleman Capt. Peter Meroniuk assisted. District deputy Gryschuk commended the Coleman lodge for its ritual work and asked members to give full support to their member Ron Collings who will be assuming the duties of District Deputy in July. C.P.R. may close the Turin line, crossing signals will not be installed. In other business it was de- cided to have the dump area covered and the fence removed so that the Fish and Game As- sociation can use this area for trap shooting. Council was informed that Bill Vogt has been appointed assistant to the provincial fire commissioner. In recreation it was decided to paint the dugouts at the ball park. Also that the pool staff be required to wear specified type swimming suits. It was an- nounced that the school was again interested in conducting the school swim program. It was suggested that the county pay the cost of the staff for the program. HEAVY LOSS During the first eight months of 1971 nine New York City po- licemen were killed in the line of duty. Coutts Day on June 24 COUTTS Coutts and District Chamber of Com- merce had made final plans for the second annual Coutts Dap, June 24. A parade will start the day's activities at a.m., meet- ing at Fred Schulz' farm west of town, then proceed down first Ave. N., cross over to Centre Ave. and finish at the ball diamond. Many sport activities planned for this day and sou- venir Coutts Day buttons will be sold. Alberta Ainscough will be the parade marshal. Miss Erickson showered with gifts WARNER (HNS) A mis- cellaneous shower honoring Miss Joye Erickson was held recently in the Warner Mem- orial Library. About 60 women from. Leth- bridge, Milk River, New Day- ton and Warner signed the guest book attended by Miss Mary Wachtier of Milk River. Mrs. Ethel Herbst, master of ceremonies, presented the pro- gram. Miss Leslie Croteau and Miss Margaret Wagner performed two musical flute numbers.. Mrs. Mary Morton presented a reading. Miss Leanne Herbst played a piano solo. Miss Bobbl DePratu sang two solos, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Leta DePratu'of New Dayton. Miss Erickson was assisted in opening her gifts by her maid of honor, Miss Leanne Herbst and her -bridesmaid, Miss Bobbi Depratu. Brides. Miss Annette Belisle of Milk River recorded the gifts. Miss Joyce Erickson, daugh- ter of Mir. and Mrs. Melvin Erickson of Warner and Joe Wachtier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Wachtier of Milk River will be married in Lethbridge. CURRICULUM The nursing school curricu- lum content includes 60 per cent on nursing and 40 per cent on general education. M.( v.-w-. m U Roundup of District News t, P For children COALDALE (HNS) The- atre for CHildren will be pre- sented at. the R. I. Baker School at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, and Thursday, June 8. The play The Clown Who Ran AWay will be performed by the Grade 9 drama class directed by'Murray J. Robisbn. It is open to everyone. A nominal admission fee will be charged. Final meeting COALDALE (HNS) T he final meeting of the season for the Coaldale Community Hos- pital Women's Auxiliary will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, June 5, in the hospital board room. Reports on the recent spring tea and bazaar will be given. All interested women are in- vited. Bake sale set BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The women of the Circle of Service, Blairmore United Church, will hold a bake sale in Simpson Sears Mail Order office starting at 10 a.m. Sat- urday, June 3. All donations to the sale will be appreciated. Everyone is invited to attenfl. Two awards TABER A Taber resident received two major awards during the Southern Utah State College awards night. Jerry Bodie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marr Bodie, received the "Outstanding Male Contribu- tion" award and also was pre- sented with the Rod Swenson Fellowship Award. Family' living COALDALE The final session in the Family Liv- ing series here will be held at p.m. Monday, June 5, in the Kate Andrews High School. The topic will be After Fifty, A Good Slice of Life. Speakers will be Mr and Mrs. A. E. Palmer of Lethbridge. Where Mrs. Whalley Lives, a film, will be shown. Pension sessions Canada Pension Plan man- ager J. C. (Fern) Bouchard says G. R. Stewart will discuss plans at Magrath in the town Hall, June 8 from to 11 a.m. and at Cardston In tha town hall, June 8 1 to p.m. Anyone wishing to take ad- vantage of this ervice is cor- dially invited to do so, Mr. Stewart will answer queries on the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supple- ment. He will also provide assist- ance in the filing of applica- tions to those who are sow of will soon be qualified for tbi above-noted benefits. EATS THE MALE The female conger eel, when hungry and nothing else is eas- ily available, will eat a mail conger eel. MAGRATH GRADUANDS Forty-two students re- ceived diplomas at the Magrath High School graduation exercises recently. Front rcw, from left: Elberta Christen- sen, Jayne Schmidt, Sharon Whilt, Christine Harker, Carol Ririe, Judy Hillmer, Debbie Papp, Kay Graveland, Donna Zimmerman' and Pat Bowen. Middle row, from left: John Holladay, Doran Perry. Burns Alston, Janice Toomer, Beverly Robinson, Beverly Owens, Bonnie Harker, Lily Sam, Anna Mescherjakow, Cindy Rasmussen, Judy Ras- mussen, Maureen Thomson, LaureerT Joy Harker, Everett Morton and Leonard Bourne. Back row: Peter Scott, Scott, Bob Rice, Mark Baker, Kenneth Jensen, Brent Dudley, Neal Miller, James Newton, Wayne Harris, Kenneth Ely, Ross Larson, Dennis Brian Rarick, Robert Schney- der and Rick Bullock. photo Action postponed on zoning bylaw CRANBROOK (Special) Regional District of East Koot- enay board of directors post- poned consideration of the rural zoning bylaw for area surrounding Cranbrook, but re- alizes early action is neces- sary. Its staff planner, Alfred Mil- ler has prepared the bylaw strictly on the basis of good land use and conservation in the wide public interest. RDEK approval is required for any electoral area residen- tial development, though :indus- trial development is subject only to RDEK certification and ;he proposal violates none of its existing bylaws. Three proposed developments were presented at the board meeting, and nona were ap- proved. Two will be given further consideration. Mr. Miller re- ported tc the board a score of developers visit his office week- y from the electoral areas seek- ing plan approval. Its Elk Valley zoning bylaw stirred up a hornet's nest with senior provincial government interference when starvation ranchers of many years pro- tested RDEK interference, of subdivision plans which would put them aboard the real es- tate bandwagon. The altered bylaw, somewhat relaxed, and the Wasa District bylaw for zoning, are the only two so far in operation. Not yet enacted is the Libby pondage area, and Cranbrook and Kimberley rural which may rouse similar furore from the highly articulate develop- ers. Rather than go through the Elk Valley searing again, the RDEK board has decided to rely more heavily on its tech- nical Planning Committee its letters patent allow. This appointed body of ex- perts on farmland, game land, water rights, and city civil en- gineering, school boards, muni- cipalities, highway engineer- ing, municipal finance, forestry and B.C. Hydro is appointed by the board, though some mem- bers are from points as remote as Victoria, Kamloops anS Nel- son outside RDEK bounds. Committee function is advis- ory only when asked by the board, and its are difficult to assemble. However RDEK board which is entirely laymen of varying interests may in future refer all subdivision applications to this body for decision. Staff of RDEK has recently been increased with naming of an administrative assistant, P. W. McKechnie, former Creston village clerk. Meets June 6 COALDALE (HNS) Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association wiH meet 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, in John Davidson School This will be the final meeting before the two-month summer recess. PLAN TO BE AT THE EXHIBITION PAVILION JUNE 10 LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE 520 St. S. W. J. Gamble, Paster Tonight Only at p.m. s REV. HARRY FLAUMBAITM Jewist Evartgelist will present the missionary work being accomplished among the Jewish people. A film will be showrx You are cordially invited to attend J 1 s special Old. Bobby Baker is released on parole The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles LETHBRIDGE in LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Bobby Baker, former secretary to the United States Senate Democratic majority, was re- leased on parole today after serving 17 months for tax eva- sion, theft and conspiracy to de- fraud the government. Baker, 43, was convicted in 1967 and after several appeals entered prison Jan. Baker's position had made him a key assistant to Lyndon B. Johnson when the latter was Senate majority leader before becoming president of the U.S. ;