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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Juno 4, 19X0 THE UTHBRIDGt HERALD 3 C RAN BROOK (Special) East Koolcnay Hospital Reg- ional District board is setting up a June 20 vote through its member hospital district, Fer- ine, Kimbcrlcy, Lake Winder- mere and Cranhrook for ex- penditure approval of over tire next few years on construetion and improve. meets. The Regional Hospital Dis- trict share would be SI .555.000 and provincial share Vote is limited to property- owners, rural and municipal within the region and must give 60 per cent approval of the package proposal on the re- gional tally. Wins Degree COALDALE (HNS) Wil- liam P. Batycky of Calgary re- cently received his bachelor of education degree at the Univer- sity of Alberta spring convoca- tion ceremonies. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. (Mike) BatyCky of Caoldael. Mr. Batycky will teach at a high school in Calgary this fail. Concert Thursday MASINASIN (HNS) The final concert of the year for the Erie Rivers High School music department will be helc Thursday evening. The concert will celebrate the opening of the new schoo: wing. The opening ceremony wil take place at p.m. on the east lawn and the concert wil be in the auditorium one hour later. World Poverty FORT MACLEOD (Special) UCW program based on "poverty in the world" was presented by the Evening unit Those responsible were Mrs Edith Chester, Mrs. Sandra Millis and Mrs. Gwen Julian. The root causes of poverty are ignorance, disease, hunger, over-population, political pres- sure and exploitation. First Communion SPARWOOD (HNS) Ten local girls and four boys took their first communion at a spe- cial mass at St. Michael's Church Sunday. This was the first time a mass at St. Michael's featured jbyful .folk songs, especially in keeping with this mass for young people. Banquet Date BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Barb Wire Johnnies of the Crowsnest Pass have an- nounced Uiat the annual ban- quet and dance will be held in the BlairnKire Elks Hall start- ing at 7 p.m. June 30. Tickets for the animal event may be obtained from any member of the BWJs or at Grant Hall Pharmacy, Mickey Finn Pharmacy or C a t o n i o's store. Census To Help TABER (HNS) Taber's 1970 census will aid hi furnish- ing the new civic centre kit- chen. The town council has author- ized the Taber Lady Lions to take the census at 15 cents per name, it being understood that the funds raised would go to- ward dishes and equipment for the kitchen. Major item is a new 110 000 expandable acule caie bed hospital for Fornie to re place the present debt-free bi outmoded 44-bcd Forme Me mortal Hospital built during th post-war period 20 years PKO Winderinere district hospita would get for a seven bed acute care addition, outpn tienl space and technical faci ity improvements. Cranbroo would get am additional 15-beweetgrass, Montana, were en- with an enjoyable irogram by some of the young ocal talent which included the um'or high school chorus, Cathy Hulit, Michelle Thiessen, Mrs. Grace Snow, Judy Dickie, Mrs. Louise Flexhaug, Mary Anne Trenker and Glenda Os- vald. COUNTRY NEWS These Are Tlie Letlibtidge Herald Correspondents In Your Area TADIOR (HNS) luxation rale of 70 mills or, real prop- erly was struck by Tata's town council after a heated and extended discussion over a t suggested further two mill rc- i duction in the municipal rcqui- n. The new rate is four ir.ills beow last year's 80 figure, though municipal requirements are up by five mills. Council rejected by a four to two veto a motion by Mayor A. II. Av.ory, supported by John Malinsky. lhal Ihe increase be reduced lo three mills. The mayors proposal was opposed deputy mayor Lewis Pol- lard and councillors George Ikcbiichi. Ken McDonald and Wayne Goupli. Tile additional five mills in municipal requirements is dus to civic centre financing, for which approval has been re- ceived borrow How- ever, the full may nu! be required that the mill rate has been set. The 76 mill rale applies to supporters of the public school system. Separate school sup- porters will pay 78.95 mills, a reduction of 1.75 mills from the 80.70 paid last year. The general rale of 76 mills, based on total assessment of is made up of 39.46 for schools down G.D1 mills, 4.60 for hospital needs down mains at 2.1 mills which in- cludes one mill for decorative slrccl lighting. Council also adopted the 1970 budget calling for expenditures of of wllich SW5.G03 will be received from t.curces other than taxes. Prior to setting the mill rale, the meeting accepted requisi- ions from Taber ifcbool Divi- sion No. 0 for J101.003 and Taber Separate School District No. 54 for S39.4C.1. 4.60 for hospital needs down of wcrc (iis. 2.40 mills, 2.71 for Health Unit M recommcndaliou and Clearaew- Lodge up 0.3, from Divisioii "that mills, and 29.23 for town pur poses up 5.00 mills. The separate school rale is 42.41 mills, down 2.25 mills from last year. Total separate school assessment is The business tax. levied on an assessment ef re- Ihe full mill rale reduction of seven mills be passed on to the It was observed that a" similar recommendation was not made when t h e school's supplemental requisi- tion increased repeatedly dur- ing recent years. ESTER SJOBLOM, LEFT, AND GARDA LEAVITT GREET EACH OTHER Meet After 57 Years CARDSTON How do you recognize a sister you haven't seen in 57 years? For Garda Leavitt of Card- ston, the solution was easy. ier sister, Esler Sjoblom of Stockholm, was the passenger arriving in ary on Air Canada 871 Wednesday night. Two world wars, the happiest in Cal- flight Roar- ng Twenties, a depression, marriage, children and grand- children occupied the years since the sisters were last together. In fact, the First World War caused the prolonged separation. Mrs. Leavitt left home in Sigluna, Sweden (near Stock- holm) in 1913. She was 11 years old and had recently completed high school. Because of a mi- iStrictive Policies Cause Concern At Taber TABER (HNS) mlicies of the Department ol flghways is a deterrent to de- velopment in an area recently annexed by the town of Taber. Tin's opinion was expressed in rarious forms in council. The comments were in re- ipbnse to a letter from traffic ilanning engineer D. D. Kuch- nski of Edmonton, supporting he department's posilion in re- using an additional access and egress from Highway 3 to the A. Long property for vhich development plans were jefore the council. Mr. Kuchinski referred to ections of the Highways Act ,'hich indicated that the De- lartment of Highways main- ains control of highways irough towns. GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR................. General Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBUll HIUSPRING MRS. BERTHA WVNBEK PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Genera! Delivery r.O. Bw 174 Gen. Del, RAYMOND MRS. DELIA WOOtF Gen. TURIN Del. Mrs Pciulin Juhar Phone 738-4394 Contact these people for your Dislricl Newt or Classified Advertising Expenditure [s Approved By Inspector CRANBROOK (Special) Thrice-read city bylaw propos- ig expendilm-e cf on rater distribution mains and umps in the city's flat area anking Cranbrook Street has eceived approval of Muni- ipalities I n s p e c tor James aird. Water source are two ells already proven and de- clcped toward easing the low ressure problem at the south p-liill part of the city during h e large demand summer lonths. City council must set a vot- ng date prior to June 30, and lie ballot may be co-ordinated i Cranbrook municipality with !e East Kootenay Regional ospital June 20. Still pe-iiding but not yet a.p- iroved by the inspector is a further city bylaw for required improvements at the city sewage lagoons just north of city limits toward bring- ing their standard up to re- quirements for renewal of a provincial government licence. For the past year the lagoons have been operated on a tem- porary permit which the pro- vincial government has so far refrained from renewing, Tliis latter bylaw could be undertaken on batis of pub- lication of the expenditure and then authorized without vet providing there is no petition from a minimum one-twentieth of ratepayers that the matter I be put to vote. The letter dvised council that the highway was "con- trolled" prior to annexation of the Long property by the town, and that the deparment has the authority of coninued con- rol. In an earlier letter, Mr. Ku- chinski said that no access would he allowed from High- way 3, but access could be ob- tained by developing a road west from 50th Street into the area. He suggested that access should not be allowed from either highway 3 or 36 which adjoin the property to the north and west respectively. Since the property is being developied, in part at least as a motel restaurant complex for the tourist trade, council felt that the extra access to be a since potential devel- opment depends on ready ac- cess. Town solicitor Dwigbt C. Wil- kinson agreed with council after reviewing the reference legislation, and made a number cf suggestions as to future ac- tion by council. However, the matter was re- ferred to Mayor Arthur H. Avery who will discuss the problem personally with High- ways Minister Hon. Gordon E. Taylor when in Edmonton next week. nor illness, her parents from WI members ir Garda to visit an uncle in Zealand and Australia. nipeg. She was supposed to return home after two years, but by 1915, war had broken out travel in Europe was impossible. Mrs. Leavitt had a to go home after the war, by then she'd decided "Canada was better" and she wanted She came w-est in 1915. (IINS) in Cardston, married the operation of Taber's Leavitt and began to raise curling arena and lobbies family. She always intended presented to Uie town return home to visit by Curling Club repre (only two years old in 1913) Bruce Milliken am the other sister and two ColMt. ers she'd never seen, Mrs. for two weeks foi vitt says, but travel is expensive and "I could never by councillors, the proposals covered a definition o responsibility between the to go back. Then a. letter from Esler arrived in February, announcing her intention to spend a month's holiday with her sister. "It's strange being able club and the town, the town holding ownership of the entire facility and the club responsible for operations. A proposed budget for 1970-71 covered revenues of o: alk with a sister I'd only known through Mrs. Leavitt saj's. "But it's some operating surplus would pay rental and a share of utilities costs. ful. I never really believed Milliken suggested thai would see each other entire surplus, less suf- for operating costs be turned over fo the Nurses' to which council agreed. FORT MACLEOD Calgary General Meet School of Nursing held its annual reunion with 550 nurses Celebrating her 20th (HNS) The sary as a nurse was Mrs. Counly 26 junior ence Schnarr and also senior track meet has been ing was Mrs. Bert Heath, to 9 a.m. Salurday, has missed only one of (he 6. at Ihe Kale Andrews School here. Ij Crowsnest Pass NEWS CIRCULATION JOB Verncm Deceux, Resident Rep., Blalrmorfl Phone PICTURE BUTTE The Taber Constituency of Alberta Women's Institutes held Its 51sl annual conference at the Pic- ture Butte United Church here recently wilh an attendance of 53 members n'ld six visitors. Report, of constituency con- quer, Mrs. A. Appleton: There are six WI branches with a total of 100 members and one girl's club with 18 members in this constituency. She staled: "Our organiza- tion is only as good as we make it. Our main goal at present is to raise money for the provin- cial office fund.1' Mrs. L. S. Danforih brought Mrs. Stankm, a WI [handicraft, a stainless steel trav went to Mrs. S. L. East- member from England, was in- trcduced and was later pre- sented with an AWI spoon. A reading entitled What is A Farmer? was given by Mrs. W. Abell. The Lcthbridge Wl entertain- ed with a skit, "Latest of Fash- with Mrs. E. Brown commenting on the styles. A discussion took place on structural change. A motion was made that WIs continue hi Con- stituencies the same as at pres- er.l. A recommendation was en- dorsed that Mrs. H. Holland be the delfigale for District 4 at the national convention in Win- nipeg. The Pennies for Friendship March netted S7.83. Seventy per cent of financing cf Associated Countrywomen of the World is dene through this fund. The nominating committee brought in the following slate: Constituency convener, Mrs. A. Appleton, Taber; health and h o m e economics chairman, Mrs. D. Anderson, Lethbndge; agriculture and Canadian indus- tries, Mrs. A. Symiec, Leth- bridge; social services, Mrs. R. MacDonald, Fort Macleod; han- dicraft, Mrs. F. W. Craddcck, Taber; education and citizen- ship, Mrs. T. H. Nolan, Picture Butte; United Nations and ex- change programs, Mrs. R. Kin- niburgh, Taber. The hostess branch for 1971 is the Taber WI. Miss E. Bartman and Mrs. J. Sumption judged the handi- craft and baking. They gave many helpful suggestions for competitors. Mrs. F. W. Craddock gave re- sults of handicraft competition and awarded prizes. For the most points in all hope of Taber. For most points in the over- 70 class Mrz. E. Risler received a corsage. For the most points In sew- ing Mrs. J. Yivyurka received a credit voucher. For the most outstanding article of the total competition a sewing circle went to Mrs. Annie Rutherford of Kinniburgh WI For the most outstanding piece of weaving, a pair of plaques went to its. E. Risler of Lethbridge. For the most outstanding piece or petit point and needle- point, a pair of plaques was presented to Mrs. R. F. Gibb of Taber. For quilt, (lie most outstanding pair of. pillow cases went to Mrs. H. Mulner of Kin- niburgh. Taber WI received a trophy for the most points in handi- craft. Mrs. E. Standing, In charge of the baking, announced Uie winners: Mrs. T. Holt of Leth- bridge was the best baker: Mrs. A. Appleton, second, and was given a cup and saucer, but the Battersea WI won the most points and so won the trophy. Lunch was served before and after the conference by the Bat- tersea WI. Provide Topsoil SPARWOOD (HNS) Kaiser Resources lias informed council that topsoil will be provided for the existing Macon and Daw- son homes in Sparwood. The tcpsoil will be stockpiled on municipal land. BEFORE YOU BUY CHECK OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICES A special invitation is extended to everyone in Spat-wood cind Fernie FOR FREE ESTIMATES CALL Hamilton's Floor Coverings LTD. 909 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-3454 VISIT KRALS NOBLEFORD (IIKS) Mr. and Mrs. David Giesbrecht and infant son of Port Alberni, B.C., were recent visitors at UK: i home of Mr. and Mrs. Hoy I Krai. Calvert Double Distilled Whisky: How the West was won. DOUBLE DISJJUEO Westerner; UK being won over every day to Lalvert Double Distilled Whisky, That's because Double Distilled is the finest value in Ihe West ,md because Double Distilled doesn't lost robustness hen we rnslx it smooth. Anywoy, one sip and you'll be won over too, Calvcit Double Distilled is made right hers in the west. Calvert Double Distilled Calverl o( Canada Lid. Oimli, Manitoba ;