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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, June The South in short Coaldale teacher retires COALDALE (HNS) Minnie Matthews is retiring as a school teacher at John Davidson School here after teaching the past 10 years. She has been a school teacher for 27 years. Mrs. Matthews began her teaching career in Sundial. She taught Reeve Dick Papworth of the County of Lethbridge during her first two years of teaching there. Mrs. Matthews taught in Turin for 11 years and for four years she was a teacher at Gilbert Patterson, Lethbridge. Kites catch on in Raymond RAYMOND (HNS) Kite Day is fast becoming an enjoyable tradition at the Raymond Elementary School. The children are encouraged to make their own kites. The kites are judged for the best flying kite, highest flying, best design and color in commercial and non commercial classes. Bazaar raises COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Comunity Hospital Women's Auxiliary will hold a raffle and show displays at the Kommunity Karnival set for the afternoon and evening of Saturday, June 22, in the Coaldale Sportsplex Arena. Louise Goertzen, treasurer, reported had been raised by the recent tea and bazaar. It will help purchase a machine for the hospital. Administrator Frank F. Wiens reported the machine to be purchased is still under study. It must be one which can properly connect with the heart monitoring machine in the hospital. Deal prompts resignation BLAIRMORE (CNP Bu- reau) Coun. Wallace Aebli has explained his reason for resigning from council Mr. Aebli will soon be displaced from his home as the new Highway 3 through Blairmore will be passing through the property on which his home is located. Mr. Aebli intends to live in Blairmore and under the present laws it is difficult for a town councillor to purchase land that is put up for public auction. Mr Aebli, while on council, would have to pay double the price for land that he wishes to purchase which any other citizen could buy without bidding on it. By resigning from council Mr. Aebli has the same privilege as another citizen. Mr Aebli served on council for 2Vz years and regretted having to make the decision. Campaign raises PINCHER CREEK (Special) A total of was realized in the recent annual Canadian Red Cross fund raising campaign here. GRADUATES! Mr. George Quon George Quon. son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Quon of the village of Stirling, graduated recently with distinction from the Uni- versity of Calgary. Cal- gary. Alberta, with a degree in mechanical en- gineering. Mr. Quon is aresently employed as a development engineer with Mobil Oil Canada. Ltd.. at Calgary. Last sum- mer he was awarded a S700. Mobil Senior Grant or his superb perform- ance in the reservoir de- sartment. and for being he most valuable sum- mer student from among all departments of the company. Tom Telford, Carl Wilberg and their canvassers received an "over the top" certificate from Red Cross headquarters. 4 complete 10 miles NATAL (HNS) Derek Endicott, Tiny Schimpf, Gary Hynes and Mark Gauthier completed the recent 10 mile walkathon from Sparwood up the Elk Valley. The four boys performed the test in two hours. Proceeds will benefit the Boy Scouts. Clarke Blysak, assistant regional commissioner for the Kootenay Boundary district, officiated at the campfire ceremony. Mr. Blysak presented a gift to Mike Pascovich for the many years of service he rendered at Natal in the Boy Scout movement. Lakes stocked PINCHER CREEK (Special) The local Fish and Wildlife cffice says nearly 200.000 rainbow trout have been placed in local lakes in a recent stocking program. The Livingstone Fish Hatchery- at Calgary reared the fish to the fingerling stage for this perpetual stocking program. Bcauvais Lake received nearly one half the total area allotment. 132.300: Beaver Mines Lake received 84.240. and Lees Lake. 64.800. Technologist Fred Powell adjusts pollution monitoring station. Air pollution monitors sniff Coleman atmosphere By VERN DECOUX COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The Alberta department of the environment, air quality control branch is this week setting up four high volume sampler stations here to test dust fall. Besides the dust stations a trailer equipped with a monitor to test for sulphur dioxide and hydrogen sulphide has been set up. The trailer unit is also equipped with equipment to test wind velocity in the area and a hydrometer unit to test moisture in the atmosphere. Fred C. Powell, technologist, is setting up the equipment and will be here for sometime during the tests. The four high volume samplers have been set up at the water pump station in west Coleman which is the base station, on the town's Public Works building roof, on the arena roof and at the sewage lift station east of Coleman. The dust, high volume samplers are electrically operated and have a small suction motor that draws air through a paper type filter. The filters are removed every 24 hours and sent away where tests made on the material caught by the filter show the amount of dust that falls on an area of one square mile. It also shows the type of particulate that is falling on the area. Mr. Powell said that at least 14 days of high volume sampling will be done so as to get a fair reading in the area. He said the damp rainy weather in the 'Pass at the present time would have a tendency to show low dust particulate readings. The tests are being done as the result of requests from the town of Coleman and citizens groups who have been complaining of dust pollution from the local mine yards and coal cleaning plants. Coleman Collieries Ltd. is daily watering the roads used by its coal haul trucks, sprinkler systems are being installed on and around coal storage piles, dust fences similar to snow fences to break wind are being built, a paving program for roads in and around the cleaning plant is being planned and the Collieries is working on a solution to lessen dust emission from the coal cleaning plant. Hospital delay irks board PINCHER CREEK (Special) The St. Vincent's Hospital board has directed that a letter be sent to Health Minister Neil Crawford to express concern that planning for a new hospital has apparently been delayed. Earlier the board was advised by the Alberta Hospital Services Commission that Premier Lougheed had ordered an investigation of the petition for a new hospital and that a report had been requested concerning the proposed preservation of tbe old west wing. Lake Windermere 4-H'er wins tray for steer CRANBROOK (Special) Sonia Maurer of the Lake Windermere 4-H Club will receive the Royal Bank silver tray at the annual awards banquet for 4-H members at the Eagle Hall here June 21. The Mclntosh Radium Phones: Bus. 328-2732 Res. 328-7462 W IDE ROS HOMES Karl Wilde Manager NOW OPEN at 2102.2nd Avenue North (1 Block North of the Water Tower) Chinook Bonavista Wilde Rose MOBILE HOMES Take Advantage Now Of Out Introductory Opening Specials On All MOBILE HOMES Springs Lodge bought her grand champion 1.039 pound Limousin steer for 82 cents a pound at the recent achievement day auction conducted by Cranbrook Sales Point. Community Auction Sales Ltf.. and Macleod Cattle Auctions. The reserve champion was a 1.038 pound Simmenlal steer grown by Kathy Canning of Skookumchuck, a member of the Wasa 4-H Beef Club. It sold for 64 cents a pound. The third steer was a Simmenlai Angus cross at pounds which was grown by Pam Sharpe of the South Country 4-H Beef Club. Il sold for 69 cents a pound. Peter Trescher of Lake Windermere showed the top heifer and retained it for breeding purposes. Riding chooses president TABER (HNS) Roy- Morgan of Milk River has been named president of the Taber Warner Social Credit constituency association. The first vice president is A3an Collins of Lethbridge and secretary treasurer is Hovey Reese of Milk River Tentative arrangements have been made for the hospital to begin using the Southern Alberta Regional Laundry service July 15. E. E. Brennan. chairman of Waterton Park school board, has been appointed as a new member of the board. The Pincher Creek Kinsmen Club has donated a color television set for the use of the patients. EARLY CHAMPIONSHIPS The Dutch held skating championships over frozen canals during the 16th centurv. Herald District Mill rates of 70.99 set at Claresholm CLARESHOLM (HNS) residential property owners Town council this week set the and 99 mills for commercial 1974 tax rate at 70 mills for property owners. Peigan Indian Days set for long weekend BROCKET The second annual Little Black Horse Society Indian Days will be held on the Peigan Indian Reserve near Brocket June 29 and 30 and July 1. The Small Boys group will perform. Space will be provided for hand games and some teepee poles will be provided. Dance competitions will be held throughout Indian Days. At 10 a.m. June 29 the youth parade will be held. There will be a pow wow from 1 to 5 p.m. and night dancing will begin at 7 p.m. The general parade will be held at 10 a.m. June 30 with chicken dances that evening. The Little Black Horse Society giveaway dance will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. July 1. Picture Butte Lions choose executive PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Mike Djordjevic has been elected president of the Picture Butte Lions Club, succeeding Fred O'Donnell. 17 Queen candidates in the running All but three of the 20 girls nominated as candidates for -the Fort Macleod Centennial Queen contest are still in the running. The girls had until Friday to accept or reject their nominations and only three dropped out of the contest. Candidates for queen are Judy Archibald. Barb Allen, Maureen Chambers, Peggy Connor. Sherry Doyle, Bonnie Erickson. Mary Healy, Christel Hodnett. Kim Hornberger, Kim Hurlburt, Dee King, Cindy MacPheat. Barb Moorey. Brenda Milne. Jean Nash, Susan Schwindt and Muriel Yellow Horn. Voting day will be June 14 for all residents of the Fort Macleod area. The results will be kept secret until July 1 when the queen and two princesses will be crowned at Canada Day celebrations to be held at the Fort Museum. The winners will be asked to participate in all centennial functions. I District I I calendar Milk River LDS Church women will hold a "garage sale" from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Paul Madge home with meat pies, pantry items and fresh donuts an added attraction. The new executive includes Aldo Bianchini. first vice president; Frank Kosta, second vice president; and Zolten Sabo, third vice president. Cris Lee and John Shaw are one year directors. Earl Mcllroy has been' named tail twister. Also inducted by Lion Andy Archibald into office were Doug Dudley, Lion tamer. Wilfred Stauth. secretary: and Mike Jantze. treasurer. Mr. O'Donnell recently presented from the Lions to the Picture Butte High School Band to be used to purchase new instruments and music. MUFFLER for your BUICK CADILLAC CHEVROLET CHRYSLER DODGE FORD OLDSMOBILE PONTIAC DATSUN TOYOTA VOLKSWAGEN 20% Off ALL NEXT WEEK The schools supplementary requisition was set at 21.72 mills to generate This is an increase of 2'2. mills from last year The School Foundation Program will cost commercial property owners 29 mills to generate for school purposes. A total of 16.72 mills will raise for general municipal purposes: debenture debt of will be raised by 19.74 mills, and recreation costs of will take 6.15 mills. The town's capital budget for 1974 is The town will spend for water expansion (to install a booster pump on a line between the town and the water plant on the creek, lo install a new water reservoir and to upgrade the water treatment plant filtering The town plans an expenditure of for storm sewer expansion this year and another for street paving. Council learned the federal department of transport has approved a grant to upgrade the runways at the Claresholm Industrial Airport. The town will spend for industrial and residential development in 1974. Drop in or Call 326-6353 CARDINAL MUFFLER CENTRE 2710 -12 Ave. South COMPLETE HOMEOWNERS' INSURANCE AT LOWER RATES HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201-3rdAve. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINER'S INSURANCE COMPANY The only Canadian Company providing automobile and insurance exclusively to Crowsnest Pass Bureau VEflNON DECOUX. RMkfent 562-2148 Is The Green All Gone? then SOIL TEST your lawn Bring in your samples or Give us a call about your lawn Agri-Analysis Ltd. 132 North Mayor Magrath Drive Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 328-8131 Authorized Service for LAWN BOY LAWN MOWERS NSAWS HOMELITE CHAIN SAWS ftJJ-TJjfe-SPOT l To inquire call the answering service -RETAIM AD FOR FUTURE ftEFEREKCE" ;