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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The South in short Claresholm collects 232 pints CLARESHOLM (HNS) The Red Cross blood donor chp'c iiere last week collected 232 pints of blood Claresholm Rotary Club blood donor committee chairman Art Nelson says he is "pleased with the turnout It was held in the Willow Creek Composite High School The Rotarians provided coffee and donuts and Purity Bottling of Lethbridge provided soft drinks Operators need licences COALDALE (HNS) Mobile equipment operators here will have to get a license before commencing work within the community Four inspectors are working in this regard in the province Until their work has dealt mainly in Districts Improvement The licensing act provides that inspectors offer advice and assistance to municipal district counties and other municipalities "Beavers' at Sparwood NATAL (HNS) The investment of the 1st Elk Valley Beaver Colony and its leaders a first for this area yyas recently undertaken at Sparwood The beavers involved smaller boys that are too young for Cubs ages five to eight Twenty four youngsters were invested receiving their Beaver neckerchiefs During the ceremonies Scouter and Cub leadei Helen Samsonoff invested leaders John Smith Wally Martymuk Marshall Unguran Russ Pawluk and Dave Ogden Leaders unable to attend were Gordon Powell and Terry Kushniruk Fund raiser honored n i ri r i H s Marguerite Knapp secretary lor the past five for the local Canadian Red Cross fund raising campaign recently received a pin and certificate from the Coaldale Rotarv Club for her dedicated service A total of 123 was collected S120 more than last year Canvassers raise (HNS; The iccent annual canvass for the Canadian Cancer Socieiv f3n Coaldale and the Readvmade district realized S3 675 convenor In the Ready made area the drive was conducted by the Readv made Women s Farm Club directed bv Darlene Florence McCrav was the Hranac Kotarians attend convention C Dennis Burt president of the Cardston C lumber of Commerce attended the recent Rotary International convention held at the twin cities in Minneapolis Paul Minn He was accompanied Mrs Burt and Dr and Mrs i> Richman of Cardston The convention theme was improving the qualitv of life Coaldale seeks loan (HNS) Mavor A F Blakie says the town will apply to the agricultural services centre of Receives B. Sc. Degree Mr Doualas Roy LaValley recently received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at Convocation held at the Unwersitv of Alberla in Edmonton ha1; accepted a position i, i "i Montreal Enaineenng in Calgary Mr LaVallev t Jho son ol Mr and Ravmond LaVallev of and now readme in Lethbrida" Ho a'1 m S' and Kat" Schools in the department of the enyironment for a S142 500 loan for a neyv pumping station and micro yvave strainers for the toyvn water plant The loan would be repaid over a 20-year period Students visit CroH-snesl IROIN SPRIGS 'HNS) Fortv-five Grades 5 and 6 pupils from Huntsville and Turin schools recentlv took a field trip to the Crowsnest Pass Thev visited Lundbreck Falls Frank Slide and the Johnson Brother Ltd sayvmill at Cow ley Grades 1 and 2 pupils from the same schools visited the Fort Museum at Fort Macleod and the Stewart Game Farm at Lethbridge Plan to attend... BLUE CHIP Chianina Sale Calgary Exhibition Building Stampede Park Monday, June p.m. On Offer: Blood Heifer with Heifer Calf Blood Heifer with 3k Bull Calf 30 select 'A Blood Bred Heifers 30 select V? Blood Open Heifers For catalogue contact: Ross Ashmore Box 26 Aldersyde, Alberta Phone 652-7031 Monday, June 17, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Herald' District Coaldale Rotarians choose new officers COALDALE (HNS) Henrv Kroeker has been elected president o' the Coaldale Rotary Club for the 1974 75 term The past-president isLawne McCray Other ofiicers Peter Slemko vice president Len Scheibner secretary, and Layyne McCray treasurer Directors are Bill Holmes Alton Knapp Archie Wilson and Lou Price The sergeant at arms is Ivan Meyers The new executive will take otfice the first meeting in Meetings are held at 6 15 p m Tuesdays in the Ventura Inn Banquet Room The club does not recess for the summer months Cable bid approved Old School condemned by board of health CRANBROOK (Special) The East Kootenay Union Board of Health has passed a resolution unanimously condemning the St Eugene Mission School as a residence for retarded adults The board of health fullv supports a report prepared by the East Kootenav Health Unit which outlines deficiencies in the building s design Marg Vogan acting health unit director read a summary of the health unit s report at the recent quarterly meeting of the board of health The report has been submitted to the provincial communitv care facilities board at Victoria It expresses concern on the following areas at the St Eugene Mission ventilation throughout the building especially the dormitories plaster repairs and painting Is; required to produce a building that is habitable laundry and dining require alterations phvsically lighting and ventilation dormitories are less than suitable in ventilation noise privacy and spatial c as allowed for in the plans is inadequate for the tv pe of resident foreseen svstcm requires close disposal is far from adequate facilities require icnovation to comply with health requirements for food premises disposal is another area of concern how will it be done and yvhere yyiil it go' it is considered that adult retardates requiring supervision are planned for (his institution one wonders how it could be considered as ,1 residence The opinion of this health unit is that the building is unsuitable in this dav and age as a permanent residence the report savs The communitv care board read the report and then went on record as being opposed to the renovations and planned use of the St Eugene Mission said Miss Vogan The project is being handled lointh bv the departments of Human resources and health EKUBH chairman Reg TavJor of Sparwood said he toured the building and found (here was absolutely no pnvacv in the rooms planned for Ihc residents I was shocked he said We're going back 30 Miss calls them cubicles i the sleeping rooms I call 1hcm stalls Miss Vogan told the board members she is still not satisfied with the residence One contract for renovations has been completed and a second contract was awarded several weeks ago Miss Vogan savs the residence will not properlv house the adult retardates who are scheduled to use the home She savs the sleeping rooms are loo small lack privacy and are not properlv venlilaled or lighted savs the residence is a mausoleum and a while elephant She savs the citizens board to be a management committee for the residence is comprised of 'pretty innocent lambs being led to the slaughter She says once they assume management of the home they will be faced with all the problems outlined in her report The health unit has never been officially involved in the project Miss Vogan reminded the board The local government department stumbled on conditions in the building after d subcontractor v.orkmg at the school asked chief health irspector Gerry Penner if he planned to do anything about conditions in the building Miss Vogan says the residence does not come under the jurisdiction of thp Past Kootenav Health Unit unul the unit is asked to officialh participate in the proiect bv the government departments involved Familiar scene The open door of one of the above in- dicates its owner has pick ed up his mail while the other nasn t These metal mailooxes have beer a landmark of rural Ca- nada for many years and probably will continue to be for many years fo come Tney mail delivery to tarm Kouses are usually rar aoart and a far distance from hign ways mucn easier These two ma'lboxes are on the Highway South of Fort Macleod Pincher lots to be developed PINCHER CREEK (Special) Council plans to develop 20 lots on the south side of the Archie Petroie property Services can be extended along Broadway St and council sees the development as less expensive than areas farther from the mam lines It is expected these lots will be offered for sale in about four months The next lots to be developed in this subdivision are those near the weather station purchase pnce of SID 000 was set for a parcel of four lots on Rigaux Drive The lots are of various sizes Ken Lev is made application for subdivision of property it being the former property 19 dog complaints in Ma> PINCHER CREEK (Special) Dogcatcher Ken Encs told town council there were 19 complaints in May Five dogs were impounded and one destroyed Lnhcensed dogs must be licensed and pound fees paid before dogs can be released (ouncil urged Mr Enes to pursue a dog that is reported to be running at large in town Council a'so said he should spend more time pursuing clogs that are running at large Council nanls better land use PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Oldman River Regional Planning Commission has been requested to draw plans to more fullv utilize the land near the Canvon School The Pincher Creek recreation board is seeking a playground and track and field facilities for the area The planners will submit to the local school board Pincher co-op endorses camp PINCHER CREEK outh camp seminars at Gold Eve Camp this summer Eight voung people will be selected for two camps Youne people 14 and 15 will attend camp from Julv 6 to 12 Those 14 and 15 yyill go Juh 20 to 26 Those vyishing to apply may contact the co-op here Kootenay farmers elect CRANBROOK Jack Brown of Ta Ta Creek has been returned as president of the East Kootcnav Farmers Institutes Other officers are Barnev Smallman of Windermere vice-president Bim Baker of Ta Ta Creek and Glen Crcelman of Fort Steele directors and Marge Unwm of Cranbrook secretan Institutes memocrs of Golden Wmdermcre Ta Ta Creek Jaffrav Fernie Bavnes Lake Newgate and Cranbrook gathered for the annual meeting at the recent central area meeting centred Around uncertain provincial regulations in grazing and croyvn range leases tenure and conflict ff agriculture and fish and wildlife views on land Building opening PIM HKR RbEK Special) Conservative Ken Hurlburt will snip the ribbon In officially open the new Jlfifl 000 Pincher Crerk (rodil 1 mon Lid hmldirg on Si here at 2 p m Saturday .lime 22 COLLVKN (CNP Bureau) ountil has received correspondence from two firms that are interested in br.ngmg cable television to this area One application yyas from Gillespie of Kimberley whose firm yyas interested in proyiding thf> seryice to all Pass towns and the district The '-eryite would provide tvyo I ethbndge stations CFCN and CJOC four Spokane stations and seven I- M stations Cost of the service would be a installation charge plus a 75 per month tee The other application was from Clarence Smith of Fernie whose firm would pnnide cable television to Blairmore and Colman only The seryice yyould provide the two Lethbridge stations and tyyo Spokane stations Installation cost yyould be SJT plus a S6 per month fee Council supported the Gillespie application WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 Day Thursday, June 20th 51fi-3rd AVENUE SOUTH Next Door to Bank of Montreal LUCKY WINNER DRAWN AT BENYS FOR FABULOUS CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME HOLIDAYS Pictured above .vh 'e tne draw ,s being made by Brian McVeign General Motors Distrct representative are left to r-ght Brian McVe'gh Gerrv Wagen 'oori Ge-erdi Sales Manager Joe Chenger Used Car Manager Milton Beny Assistant Sa'es Manager and G W (Lee) Steen General Manager RANDY MOORE NAMED WINNER IN BENY'S SPRING MOTOR HOME HOLIDAY PROMOTION Randy Moore BENY lilted greatly by buying a new 74 Vega 1rom Bill Gibson He won 2 weeks use o1 a Conesloga Motor Home lor a -fabulous holiday Above oictured Ie11 'o right are Vhllon Beny Assistant Sales Mgr Gerry Waqenvooil General Sales Mgr Randy Moore receiving ihe Keys ol iho Conesloga Molor Home from Bill Gibson who sold Randy a 74 Vepa and G W (Lee) Sleen General Manager All ol us at Benys offer Conqralulal ons and a Haoov Holiday BENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE 2nd Avenue and 8th Street S Phone 328-1101 ;