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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Mormons urged to toe the line Monday, June 7, 1971 - THI IITHMIDGI HERALD - 3 SOD-TURNING CEREMONY - Claresholm General Hospital board chairman Don Guadette turns the sod for the new $1 million hospital. Gathered, from left, are: Ran Nichollas, architect; Len Hughes, general manager of Bennett and White Construction of Calgary; Jak� Karsten, construction superintendent; Mr. Gaudette; Art Nelson and Max Gibson, board members; Stu Christie, Alberta Hospital manager; Willow Creek MD reeve George Whitehead; Claresholm's Mayor Ernie Patterson; and V. Jim Horesji, hospital administrator. Footings have been poured. -Paul Andersen photo. Three-mill hike Pincher taxes climb PINOHER CREEK (Special) - Town council recently brought down its 1971 budget and the tax rate will be 78 mills, an increase of three mills from 1970. Separate school supporters will be assessed 80 mills. One mill is the equivalent of approximately $4,600. A breakdown of rates shows 19.79 mills for municipal purposes; 26.45 for the school foundation; 7.45 to cover the school division requisition and 9.45 for the separate school requisition; 1.45 mills for the Chinook Health Unit; .36 mills for the planning fund; 21.82 mills to cover the debenture debts; .33 mills for the Willow Creek Aux- iliary Hospital;1 and .26 mills for the Crowsnest Foundation. Business assessment is 15 mills. Total revenue is estimated at $654,492 for 1971 and it is hoped the budget will provide a surplus of $2,700. Real property tax should bring in $363,732; business taxes $7,520 and other revenues $207,-890 and the following from frontage: sidewalks $6,000, curbs and gutters $7,350, water $13,540, sewer $12,480 and paving $35,980. On the other side of the ledger, expenditures for the year are estimated at: general government $61,560, protection to persons and property $57,860, public works $78,932, sanitation $6,450, social welfare $4,900, educa t i o n $152,980, recreation and community services $78,-950, debt charges $124,960, water frontage $13,280, provision for reserves $13,280, contribution to general capital and expenditures $36,243, joint and special services $11,140 and discount on 1971 taxes $11,950. In the capital disbursements it is evident that the school foundation requisition is in the amount of $119,056 this year; public schools $24,735; separate school $9,170; Willow Creek Auxiliary Hospital $1,444; Chinook Health Unit $6,929. Crowsnest Foundation $1,587 and debt charges $98,222.  Cash dividend largest ever at oil co-op IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -The Iron Springs Oil Co-op held its annual meeting recently and agent Lorne McDonald reviewed the past year. This co-op has been in operation since 1963 and this past year yielded the largest cash dividend ever. A dividend of 12.6 per cent was declared, amounting to $12,005 with 3.4 per cent paid in reserves, amounting to $3,-239. Since the Iron Springs Oil Co-op was formed in 1963 a total of $69,978 has been paid in cash dividends and $18,554 in reserves. An increase of three per cent in sales was noted during the past year. TABER (HNS) - Messages of admonition to shun the ways of the world and to adhere to the teachings and guidelines of the church were received by some 1,200 members attending the LDS Stake quarterly conference here. Attendance represented 47.5 per cent of the stake population of 2,509. It was a children's conference, special music being provided by a primary children's chorus of 105 directed by octogenerian i Mrs. Ida Wood. They sang Children of the Saints of Zion, Teach Me to Walk in the Light, My Heavenly Father Loves Me, and with the congregation I am a Child of God. Stake president Kenneth P. Anderson spoke of present day challenges to young people, paying tribute to the youth who are involved in clean wholesome activity, in building each other, in being responsive to the counsel of parents and church leaders, and in obeying the laws of God. He said to get a "great kick" out of life, one need not "escape into Satan's bondage" from the responsibilities of life through the use of drugs in various forms, or exchange the good life for a "mess of pottage." Counsellor Burns W. Wood spoke on some of the moral values questioned in today's society. Garth M. Harris discussed the setting of high goals and making right decisions in keeping with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Other speakers were president and Mrs. J. Golden Snow of the Alberta Temple and president Nelo Rhoton arid counsellor James Low of the Alberta-Saskatchewan Mission presidency, Calgary. Mr. Rhoton told of incidents showing that people are "crying in the wilderness" for the truth. Indian student placement director Ethel Griffin brought greetings to the Indian children who will soon be going home for the summer holidays. Business of the conference included appointment of two alternate members to the high council, Robert A. Edwards, Barnwell, and Lawrence N. Mc-Leod, Taber. Wayne A. Holland is stake librarian, succeeding Mrs. Dorothy Bennett. Parents heard about the im -Mary Tymburski Photo. BICYCLE RALLY WINNERS - Lethbridge Alberta Motor Association safety supervisor Ralph Spicer presents trophies to Tykes on Bikes Safety Rally winners Jerry Friesen, 10, and Greg Holmes, 8, both of Coaldale. Looking on it Const. Tim Utas of the Coaldale Police Department. 70 take part in rally COALDALE (HNS) - Greg Holmes and Jerry Friesen were winners of the recent Al- portance of the weekly family berta Motor Association's Tykes home evening in maintaining on Bikes Safety rally sponsored family unity and lines of com- by the Coaldale Kinsmen Club. munication to overcome the so-called generation gap between teen-agers and adults, Roundup of District News Isbister speaks FORT MACLEOD (Special) The town of Fort Macleod hosted southern zone secretary -treasurers at a recent luncheon meeting. Welcoming 28 members and guests was Mayor Ken H u r 1-burt. Assistant deputy minister of municipal affairs W. D. Isbister spoke. Also attending was Mayor A. C. Anderson of Lethbridge. Clarence Senile of Coleman is chairman of the zone. The purpose is to discuss new legislation and its effects on towns. Wins degree GRANUM - J. D. Barry Pratte, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Pratte, received his bachelor of education degree during recent convocation ceremonies for the University of Lethbridge. Mr. Pratte Is doing intern teaching at Fort Macleod. Wins rifle FORT MACLEOD (Special) - At a recent inspection of the Macleod Cadet Corps, Lt. Ritchie Dunn was presented with a rifle by the Royal Canadian Legion for his accomplishments. This award is never given to the same boy twice and is given for best attendance, dress, deportment and citizenship. Last year Lt. Dunn took five weeks of rifle training at Calgary and was chosen to compete in the National Rifle Association Matches. Lt. Dunn placed fifth. It was held in England. Lt. Dunn, a native of Lethbridge, has lived at Fort Macleod for four years. He is a Grade 11 student and plans on a career with the RCMP fol-1 owing completion of high school. Overseas trip IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -Master farmer Walter V. Boras and Mrs. Boras returned home recently from a business trip to Germany and Austria. While in Europe they also visited Mr. Boras' grandmother, 93-year-old Mrs. Lucille Boras whom he had not seen since he left Europe as a youngster in the mid-1930's to come to Canada with his parents. Attendance climbs FORT MACLEOD (Special) - Attendance at the Fort Macleod Museum until the end of May is up from last season. The museum opened its doors May 8 with Citizen's Day. Attendance figures are: (1970 figures in brackets): paid adults, 1,853 (1539); students, 125 (92); paid children, 42 (37); no charge, 1,888 (416); for grand totals of 3,909 (2,084). There have been 14 educational groups at the museum this season. Women gather FORT MACLEOD (Special) - Mrs. Pearl Hutton, president of the St. Andrews Ladies Aid, welcomed 100 women from all other Fort Macleod churches at a social evening. During the get-together, cards were played. Prize winners were: Mes-dames Dora Lemire, G. Van Gool, Mary Urness and Isobel Schwindt. Special prizes were given during the tea hour to. Mes-dames H. Moorey, J. Lagasse, Hruby wins trout prize E. Mason, G. Huntley and W. fl. Heath. The evening closed with greetings from other churches brought by their leaders, Mes-dames Eva Davis, Beatrice Donahue, Doreen Friesen and Mary DeKoning. Final meeting COALDALE (HNS) - The final meeting of the season for the Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, June 7 I in the hospital board room. HILLCREST (CNP Bureau) i - Martin Hruby of Bellevue took top honors at the Hill-crest Fish and Game Association's 47th annual smoker and awards night in the Moose Hall when be received the yearly speckle trout prize for his four-pound, two-ounce entry. He also won the trophy for his deer head entry. The annual bull trout prize went to Frank Houda for bis four-pound, three-ounce entry and the grayling prize went to Martin Hruby for bis one-pound 15-ounce entry. In the junior division, annua] speckle trout prize was awarded to Ron Hruby for a one-pound, seven-ounce entry and he also received the bull trout award for a two-pound, 13-ounce entry. Jim Svoboda of Bellevue claimed the June - July largest fish caught prize with an entry of three pounds, 13 ounces, and lunner up was Renso Castellar-in of Blairmore with a two-pound, one-ounce entry. Ralph Spicer, safety supervisor of the Lethbridge branch of the AMA, was the co-ordi-nator. A total of 70 children participated. Greg, 8, is an Grade 3 student at John Davidson School Thomas Taylor of Blair- He won first place in the more received the prize for the Grades 1 to 3 section. In this biggest moose head entry in the division bikes were checked for big game division. mechanical condition and parti- cipants went through an obstacle course Jerry Friesen, 10, is enrolled I In the Grade 5 class at R. I. Baker. His win was first place in the Grades 4 to 6 class, These cyclists too had an ob-, etacle course to cover TABER (HNS) - A concert a written test was another rein the park is slated for Taber quirement. Jerry made 100 per Wednesday, June 9. cent on the test and had only Confederation P a r k on the one fauit in his bike. The con-recreation grounds, will be the stables Tim Utas and Glen location of a free outdoor con- Thompson checked the bikes to cert which will see the high determine how they were me-school band from Greybull, Wyoming, perform under the direction of bandmaster Frank Diener, a former classmate of Taber's music director N. Milton Iverson. The band is on tour ofI Wyoming, Montana and has included Taber. They are playing a program I of show music together with the | usual band marches. Wyoming band to perform Wednesday chanically. AMA officials conducted the other tests. The purpose of the rally was to impress the importance of bicycle safety. Camp not full COALDALE (HNS) - Recreation director W. D. Geldcrt says there are openings for the southern Alberta regional summer camp at Camp Impfesa. It is a tent camp. Mr. Geldert is the coordinator. Dates for the four sessions with openings are July 5 to 12, July 12 to 19, July 19 to 26 and July 26 to Aug. 2. There will be qualified staff including trained and experienced camp counsellors and lifeguards. CARPET and LINO (Complete Installations!) Pre* Estimats-sl No Obligation) PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "The Carpet House of the South" It's your move. Mrs. Sharon Neufeld praised by chairman COALDALE (HNS) - W. J. Douglas, provincial campaign Chairman, has announced that Mrs. Sharon Neufeld will head the Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society's 1971 campaign here. "The society's achievements are entirely dependent on the unstinting and well-integrated efforts of volunteers like Mrs. Neufeld and other members of the Coaldale Goodwill Club of the General Conference Menno-nite Church," Mr. Douglas said. "The funds collected by these devoted and enthusiastic workers will be used to carry on the society's plan of attack to control arthritis." Mrs. Neufeld said "many people don't realize that early treatment can prevent disability for most arthritis patients. Nevertheless, tragic thousands of arthritics show the devastating results of serious neglect. The task of C.A.R.S. is to ensure better delivery of health care services for these patients." RETURNS HOME NEW DAYTON (HNS)-Mrs Otto Cronkhite has returned home following a five-week stay in Edmonton with Mr. and Mrs, Bob Cronkhite and family and Mr. and Mrs. Pat Cronkhite and family. 25-YEAR PIN - Mrs. Corbett (Betty) Lyneh-Staunton of the Pincher Creek Royal Canadian Legion Auxiliary receives the first 25-year membership pin to be presented at Pincher Creek. Mrs. Nat Skelly, president, is making the presentation. - Margaret Lunrt Photo Show us. Show yourself. In the Canadian Armed Forces you'll have a real opportunity for modern infantry training bi a man's world of action among men. We're interested in you and we look after you. You'll get experience and good pay. You'll enjoy the benefits of 30 ays leave each year. As wel as the opportunity to s*e new pieces. The MJMaty Career Cotav setor wW give you all fie de* taHs on the infantry-ossst your move. 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