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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta WwlnMday, Junt-ll, If 71 THI UTIWKIDOI HKAID Lions paint Scout Hall Members of the Claresholm Lions Clu b don. overalls and grab paint brushes to brighten up the old building which has be come the new Claresholm Scout Hall. Paint was bought with money left to the Boy Scouts 'by the late Bud Williams. The building was used as a church by the Church of Jes us Christ of Latter-day Saints more than 30 years ago. Later it became o community hall in the Star Line district east of Claresholm. PAUL ANDERSEN photo Anderson Photo Proposes rehabilitation centre Ted Acorn of Claresholm stands in front of the old Claresholm Municipal Hospital. He is trying to interest authorities in establishing a rehabilitation centre for alcoholics and drug users. The Claresholm Chamber of Co mmercs and town council is backing Mr. efforts. Picture Butte tax rale: 78 PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Mayor Alex Chronik and coun- cillors set the millrate at 78 mills, the same as last year. A total of feet of side- walks will be either repaired or constructed where neces- sary. The town was granted per- mission to participate in the STEP program again this year. Warrens honored at Cowley COWLEY (HNS) The Cow- ley Community Hall was. the scene recently of a potluck sup- per to honor the Warren fam- ily- It was in 1925 that Mr. and Mrs. H. J. B. Warren came to the Lundbreck area from Brit- ain. Mr. Warren had made the British Army his career and had served in both world wars. In Alberta, with his family to assist him, he began ranching. His family grcv.' up ar.d re- ceived their schooling in Lund- breck and attended university in Edmonton. Daughters Joan and Mary Rose married and moved to British Columbia. Brough, the son, married and helped his father in the ranch- ing enterprise. AH made themselves an Inte- gral part of the comonunity life in all its fields. Prank Lynch-Staunton bade farewell to the Warrens on be- half of the entire Lundbreck and Cowley communities. Mr. and Mrs. Warren are moving to Victoria to retire. Berwyn Pisony bade farewell to Brough Warren and his fam- ily. Brough is heading for Brit- flin. After a few weeks there he will embark for Australia. Four students will be employ- ee! for the summer. An application was submitted to the department of highways and transport with reference to the announcement of a street assistance program which will be initiated in 1973. It extends over a five-year period. The town is advertising for a full or part-time poundkeeper. Craig Excavating Ltd. o: Pincher Creek was awarded tlie contract to replace the wa ter Hue along Highway Ave. John Boon, director of prs ventive social services appear- ed before council with the re- sults of a survey conducted at Picture Butte and surrounding area to determine the need for accommodation for senior citi- zens. The survey indicated there is a great need for a senior citi- zens home. Council has started action in this area. A representative of the Uni- ted Farmers Association ap- peared before council and pre- sented detailed plans of a bulk fuel station development to be built here. Permission was granted to the UFA with the proviso that the warehouse building to be constructed must meet with lo- cal building regulations. Urban renewal costly project NATAL (HNS) The urban renewal project for the demoli- tion of Natal shows, in the Re- gional District of East Koote- nay report for 1972, that had been spent to the end of 1972. During 1972 additional pur- chases had taken place and consequently an additional de- molition contract had been let covering both residential and commercial properties. The urban renewal project has been stalemated since No- vember. The District of Spar- wood made an application re- questing that all properties pur- chased, and left to be pur- chased, be paid an additional 50 per cent over and above the original price offered. A meeting between federal, provincial and regional authori- ties has been called and it is contemplated it will be held soon to settle this application and other matters pertaining to the urban renewal project. Coleman library buys books COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The treasurer's report at the Coleman Community Library's monthly meeting disclosed a healthy balance in the bank and the committee agreed to use the money to purchase the ond annual order of books. More than 40 new books have been processed and put on the shelves this month and many are on the best sellers list in- cluding Farley Mowat's, A Whale For The Killing; Fred- elle Maynard's story of her growing up days in Saskatche- wan, Kaisins and Almonds; Johnny Chinook's stories by Card; Carlton Trail by Rus- sel; Phillips Longs novel of the 1930s Dreams, Dust and Depres- sion; two hockey books by Dry- den, a novel on the RCMP, Maintain the Righy by Atkins. Several mystery novels and some humorous and other novels have also been added to the shelves. A large number of books for the junior readers are also being processed. HOFER RETURNS SPRING COULEE (HNS) Const. Dennis Hofer, after be- ing on leave to go on a Euro- pean holiday, has returned to duty with the RCMP. He was recently Iransferred to Este- van, Sask. DISTRICT Dr. Kotkas addresses Raymond group By DELIA WOOL? Herald News Service RAYMOND Dr. Lawrence Kotkas of Lethbridge, a psy- chiatrist, was the guest speak- er at the Raymond Canadian Mental Health Association meeting. The Raymond organization has a small membership with Mrs. Mum Takeda as presi- dent. There were a number of vi- sitors attending the meeting. They showed interest In becom- ing active members. Dr. Kotkas told his audience, "in general mental illness !s not as serious as physical ness and mental illness will im- prove as people come to recog- nize it in the early stages of the illness." He spoke of the changes that have come to the world in general regarding mental health. "People no longer keep men- tally ill people behind closed doers and treat them as if they were in disgrace." Dr. Kotkas gave as his beSef that the time is not far away when it will not be necessary to have homes or hospital for mental patients as we now know them. He told of the efforts of a few working with medical peo- ple who are concerned with the medical health patients. He said, "many times all the individual needs is someone to understand him before it is too late and he becomes ill." Preventive treatment is worth far more than later, when the individual becomes a patient confined to hospital. The speaker compared the human body to that of a motor. It must be kept in repair to work successfully. Small signs of mental dis- tress should be recognized. Se spoke of the need for proper nutritious food at all times of life. Dr. Kotkas spoke of the many causes of nerves break-downs. He spoke of the modern so- ciety and the pressure under which people live today in work and even in play. Miss Hann showered with gifts NOBLEFORD (HNS) Re- cently about 60 women gather- ed at the Nobtefcrd United Church for a shower to honor Miss Isabel Hann, whose mar- riage to Gordon Knoch of Mon- arch-will take place June 23. 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